“That ye may know what is the hope of His calling . . . . And what is the exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of His mighty power, which He wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead, and set Him at His Own right hand in the heavenly (heavens) places . . .
For GOD (Jehovah, Yehuwah), Who is rich in mercy, for His great love wherewith He loved us . . . . Even when we were dead in sins, hath He quickened us (raised to new Life) together with Christ . . . and hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavens, in Christ Jesus !” Ephesians 1:18-20 & 2:4-6
“Behold the Man Whose name is The BRANCH; and He shall grow up out of His place . . . as a Root out of a dry ground . . . and He shall build the temple of the LORD . . . which temple ye are ! . . . Zechariah 6:12-13
Even He shall build the temple of the LORD (Jehovah, Yehuwah); and He shall bear the Glory . . . And He shall sit and rule upon His throne; and He shall be a Priest upon His throne: and the Counsel of Peace shall be between Them Both !”
ref: Isaiah 53:2 & I Corinthians 3:16-17
“The LORD said unto my Lord (Adoni – Sovereign King), Sit Thou on My right hand, until I make Thine enemies Thy footstool. The LORD shall send the rod of Thy Strength out of Zion: rule Thou in the midst of Thine enemies !” Psalm 110:12
ref: Revelation 19:15 & Micah 4:2
“Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an Oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, He would raise up Christ to sit on his throne . . . he seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that His soul was not left in hell (the grave), neither did His flesh see corruption.
This Jesus (Yehushua) hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses. Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of The Father the Promise of the Holy Spirit, He hath shed forth (poured out) this, which ye now see and hear . . . !” Acts 2:30-33
“. . . That ye might know what is the hope of His calling, and what is the riches of the Glory of His Inheritance in the saints* (?). And what is the exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of His mighty power. Which He wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead, and set Him at His Own right hand in the heavens . . . Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come !” Ephesians 1:18-22
“Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is My throne, and the earth is My footstool: where is the house that ye build unto (for) Me? and where is the place of My Rest . . . !” Isaiah 66:1
“For the LORD is in His holy Temple, the LORD’s throne is in heaven . . . !” Psalm 11:4
“And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy Seed after thee . . . and I will establish His kingdom (Sovereign Reign). He shall build an house for My name, and I will stablish the throne of His kingdom for ever !”
II Samuel 7:12-16
“Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch (in the family tree), and a King shall Reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice (righteousness) in the earth. In His days Judah shall be saved (delivered, set free, healed made whole), and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is His name whereby He shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS !” Jeremiah 23:5-6
“Fear not Mary: for thou has found favour with GOD. And behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a Son, and shalt call His name Jesus (Yehushua – YAH’s Salvation). He shall be great (exceedingly mighty), and shall be called the Son of Highest. And the LORD God shall give unto Him the throne of His father David.
And He shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of His Kingdom there shall be no end !” Luke 1:32-33
“And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying, Blessed be (Praise) the LORD God of Israel; for He hath visited and Redeemed His people. And hath raised up an Horn (Mighty One) of Salvation for us in the house of His servant David; as He spake by the mouth of His holy prophets, which have been since the world began . . .
That we should be saved (delivered, set free, rescued, healed) from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us; to perform the mercy Promised to our fathers, And to remember His holy Covenant !
The Oath which He sware to our father Abraham, that He would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand (power) of our enemies might serve Him without fear . . . for perfect love casts out all fear, because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not yet made perfect in love . . . in holiness and righteousness before Him, all the days of our life !”
Luke 1:67-75, and ref: I John 4:18
“God (Jehovah, Yehuwah), Who at sundry times and in divers manners spake unto the fathers by the prophets, Hath in these last days spoken unto us by His Son, Whom He hath appointed Heir of all things . . . Who . . . when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on High !” Hebrews 1:1-3
“For God, Who is rich in mercy, for His great love wherewith He loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ (by Grace ye are saved). And hath raised us up together with Him, and made us sit together in the heavens (heavenlies) in Christ Jesus !” Ephesians 2:4-6
“Wherefore GOD also hath highly exalted Him, and given Him a name which is above every name; That at the name of Jesus (Yehushua) every knee should bow, in heaven and in earth, and under the earth. And every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord (Sovereign King), to the glory of GOD the Father !” Philippians 2:9-11 & ref: Psalm 2:1-9
“Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of GOD; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto Him !” Hebrews 1:5-13
“For unto which of the angels said He at any time, Thou art My Son, this day have I begotten Thee? And again, I will be to Him a Father, and He shall be to Me a Son? . . . But unto the Son He saith, Thy throne, O God (Elohim), is for ever and ever: a scepter of Righteousness is the scepter of Thy Kingdom . . . And to which of the angels said He at any time, Sit on My right hand, until I make Thine enemies Thy footstool ?” I Peter 3:21-22
“”For thus saith the LORD, The heaven is My throne, and the earth is My footstool . . . !” Isaiah 66:1
“And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this . . . !” Malachi 4:3
“Now of the things which we have spoken, this is the sum: We have such an High Priest, Who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens. A Minister (Servant) of the Sanctuary (G40 – holiest of all), and of the True tabernacle, which the LORD pitched, and not man . . . !” Hebrews 8:1
“Wherefore, when He cometh into the world, He saith, Sacrifice and offering Thou wouldest not,
but a body hast Thou prepared me . . . Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular . . . Know ye not that your bodies are members of Christ . . . For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit which are God’s !”
Hebrews 10:5 & I Corinthians 12:27 & 6:15-20
“Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave Himself for it . . . For the husband is the head (covering, protection) of the wife, even as Christ is the Head of the church (congregation): and He is the Saviour of the body !” Ephesians 5:25-26, 23
“Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister (serve), and to give His Life a ransom for many !” Matthew 20:28
“For if when we were enemies, we were reconciled to GOD by the death of His Son, much more, being now reconciled, we shall be saved (delivered, set free, healed, made whole) by His Life ! . . . And not only so, but we also joy (rejoice) in GOD through our Lord Jesus Christ, by Whom we have now received the atonement !”
“For He ever liveth (lives forever) to make intercession for us . . . !” Hebrews 7:25
“But now in Christ Jesus, ye who sometimes were far off (as gentiles in the outer court), are made nigh by the blood of Christ (The Anointed, Anointing). For He is our Peace, Who hath made both (GOD and man) One . . . !”
Quote: “Jesus is our atoning Sacrifice. We can make no atonement for ourselves; but by faith we can accept the atonement that has been made! . . . No man of earth, no angel of heaven, could have paid the penalty for sin. Jesus was the Only One Who could save rebellious man. In Him Divinity and humanity are combined, and this was what gave efficacy to the offering on Calvary’s cross. At the cross, mercy and Truth met together; righteousness and peace kissed each other.” – Bible Echo, March 15, 1893 par. 3
“For in Him Who sits upon the throne of the universe, Divinity and humanity are combined”
– Christ Object Lessons p.385
“. . . And He hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us, having abolished in His flesh the enmity (hostility, opposition) of the law . . . !” Ephesians 2:13-14
“Having forgiven you all trespasses (side slip, error, or willful transgression); Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances (handwritten legal document or bond with which our enemy accused us) that was against us (that record of our sin which held the sentence of death over us all), which was contrary to us, and took it out of the Way, nailing it to His cross !”
Note: What was literally nailed to the cross on Calvary ?
Nothing less than the body of Jesus Christ. Who was made ‘in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: That the righteousness of the law (character of God) might be fulfilled in us . . . !’ Romans 8:3
And the Bible clearly says that we are His body, so when He died, we died; and when He was raised again, we also were raised to walk in newness of Life ! So “If any man be in Christ Jesus, he is a new creation; old things are passed away, behold all things are become new !” II Corinthians 5:17 & Romans 6:4 & ref: Galatians 2:20
“That we should be to the Praise of His glory, who first trusted in Christ . . . Who His Own Self bare our sins in His Own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by Whose stripes ye were healed !” Epesians 1:12 & I Peter 2:24, ref: Isaiah 53:5 & Matthew 8:16-17
“For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins (old Covenant sacrifices of cleansing and atonement). Wherefore when He cometh into the world, He saith, Sacrifice and offering Thou wouldest not, but a body hast Thou prepared Me . . . So we, being many, are One body in Christ . . . for we are members of His body, of His flesh, and of His bones . . . In burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin Thou hast had no pleasure. Then said I, Lo, I come to do Thy Will,
O GOD . . . ! ref: Romans 12:5 & Ephesians 5:30
“Behold the Lamb of GOD, which taketh away the sins of the world . . . !” John 1:29
‘Sacrifice and offering Thou didst not desire; but Mine ears hast Thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast Thou not required. Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of Me, I delight to do Thy Will, O My God: yea, Thy law is within My heart . . . !’ ref: Psalm 40:6-8
By the which Will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ (Yehushua ha Moshiac) once for all . . . For this Man, after He had offered One Sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of GOD. From henceforth expecting till His enemies be made His footstool . . . !” Hebrews 10:4-13
“Therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision. Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish (restrict, hold back, to prohibit or restrain by Word) the transgression . . . .
‘And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst. And when Jesus therefore had received the vinegar (bitter cup), He cried with a loud Voice, and said, It is Finished (paid in full) ! . . . Father, into Thy hands I commend My Spirit. And having said thus, He gave up the ghost (His breath and Life) !’
ref: John 19:30 & Luke 23:45:46
To finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in Everlasting Righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to Anoint the Most Holy . . . !”
“Jesus saith unto her, Touch Me not; for I Am not yet ascended to My Father: but go to My brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto My Father, and your Father; and to My God, and your God !” John 20:17
“Seeing then that we have a Great High Priest . . . Who shall sit and rule upon His throne; and He shall be a Priest upon His throne: and the Counsel of Peace shall be between Them Both . . . that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of GOD, let us hold fast our profession . . . Thou art the Christ, the Son of the Living GOD . . . And let us therefore come boldly to the throne of Grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find Grace to help in time of need . . . !” Hebrews 4:14-16
ref: Zechariah 6:13 & Matthew 16:16
“Wherefore He saith, When He ascended up on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men . . . For the perfecting (complete furnishing) of the saints* (G40), for the work of the ministry, for the edifying (architecture, building, confirmation) of the body of Christ. Till we all come in unity of the faith . . .” Ephesians 4:8-12
“Thou hast ascended on high, Thou hast led captivity captive: Thou hast received gifts for men; Yea, for the rebellious also, so that the LORD God (Yehuwah Elohim) might dwell among them . . . !” Psalm 68:18-19
“For by One offering (the righteousness of Christ) . . . present your bodies as a Living sacrifices, holy and acceptable unto GOD . . . He hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified. Whereof the Holy Spirit also is a witness to us (the Promised gift and Inheritance has been given to the Promised Seed): for after that He had said before . . . Hebrews 10:14-20
ref: Romans 12:1 & Galatians 3:16
“And for their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they also might be sanctified through the Truth . . . Thy Word is Truth . . . And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us; and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the Only Begotten of The Father . . . !” John 17:17-19 & 1:14-15
This is the Covenant (Oath, Promise) that I will make with them after those days, saith the LORD, I will put My laws into their hearts . . . written with the Spirit of the Living God . . . and in their minds will I write them. And their sins and iniquities will I remember* no more ! ref: II Corinthians 3:3
Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, By a new (recently slain) and Living Way . . . no man cometh unto The Father but by Me . . . for I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life . . . which He hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, His flesh !” ref: John 14:6
“And Jesus cried with a loud Voice, and gave up the ghost (breath, Spirit). And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from top to the bottom . . .” Mark 15:37-38
“Know therefore and understand, that . . . after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah (Moshiac – Anointed King and Priest) be cut off (a Covenant, to pass through flesh), but not for Himself . . . . And He shall confirm the Covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week (7) He shall cause the sacrifice and oblation to cease . . . !”
“And this Man, after He had offered One Sacrifice (to slay, kill, breath out hard) for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of GOD; From henceforth expecting till His enemies be made His footstool. For by One offering He hath perfected forever then that are sanctified. Whereof the Gift of the Holy Spirit also is a witness to us !”
“For I the LORD have called Thee in Righteousness, and I will hold Thine hand, and will keep Thee . . . from falling, and present you faultless before the throne of His glory with exceeding joy . . . and give Thee for a Covenant (cutting, passing between pieces of flesh) of the people, for a Light of (to) the Gentiles (unbelievers) . . . !”
ref: Jude 1:24, see Genesis 15:4-18
“And this shall be an everlasting statute unto you . . . to cleanse you, that ye may be clean from all your sins before the LORD
. . . to make atonement for the children of Israel for all their sins once a year . . . !”
“For such an High Priest became (to tower, rise up) for us, Who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens. Who needeth not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for His Own sins, and then for the people’s: For this He did once, when He offered up Himself !” Hebrews 7:26-27
“For Christ is not entered into the holy places* (holiest of all) made with hands, which are the figures (shadows) of the True; but into heaven itself, Now to appear in the Presence of GOD for us !
Nor yet that He should offer Himself often, as the (those) high priest entereth into the holy place* (holiest of all) every year with the blood of others. For then must He often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath He appeared to put away (cancellation, disannulling) sin by the sacrifice of Himself ! . . . So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many (largely, abundant, altogether) . . .” Hebrews 9:24-28
“For He hath made Him to be sin for us, Who knew no sin; that we might be made the Righteousness of GOD in Him . . . !”
II Corinthians 5:21
“And ye know that He was manifested to take away our sins; and in Him is no sin . . . !” I John 3:5
“For as by one man’s (Adam’s) disobedience many (altogether) were made sinners, so by the obedience of One (Christ Jesus) shall many be made righteous . . . for where sin abounded, Grace did much more abound . . . !”
“And in His days Judah shall be saved (delivered, set free, healed, made whole), and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is the name whereby He shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS !” Jeremiah 23:6
“Jesus, when He had cried again with a loud Voice, yielded up the ghost (breath). And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain . . . destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up . . . from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent . . . And when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were dome, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of GOD !” Matthew 27:50-54
ref: John 2:19-21
“The Holy Spirit this signifying, that the Way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while the first tabernacle (tent, holy place) was yet standing (in controversy, insurrection). Which was a figure (likeness, type, shadow) for the time then present . . . imposed on them until the time of reformation* (Messianic restoration) . . . Hebrews 9:8-12
“Then said Jesus again unto them, I go My Way, and ye shall seek Me, and shall die in your sins: for whither I go, ye cannot come . . . So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief. But we which have believed do enter into Rest (abode, repose, set down), as He said . . . Ye are from beneath; I Am from above: ye are of this world; I Am not of this world. I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I Am He, ye shall die in your sins . . . !”
John 8:21-24 & ref: Hebrews 4:1-3
But Christ being come* (begotten, come into being, near) . . . made in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin the flesh, that the righteousness of the law might be filled full in us . . . an High Priest of good things to come (benefits, about to be, expectation), by a greater and more perfect tabernacle . . . but He spake of the temple of His body . . . not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building (original creation) . . . Hebrews 9:8-12 &
ref: Romans 8:1-4 & John 2:21
“Wherefore He is able also to save (deliver, set free, heal) them to the uttermost (final end) that come unto GOD (Jehovah, Yehuwah) by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them . . . !” Hebrews 7:25
“Who is made an High Priest, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after (by) the power of an endless Life . . . !” Hebrews 7:16
. . . Neither by the blood of goats or calves (the old covenant sacrifices of atonement and sanctifying), but by His Own blood He entered in once into the holy place* (G39 – holiest of all), having obtained eternal Redemption (everlasting atonement) for us !” Hebrews 9:8-12 & ref: Romans 8:2-4 & John 2:19-21
“Wherein GOD, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of the Promise the immutability of His Counsel . . . for He shall sit, and rule upon His throne; and He shall be a Priest upon His throne: and the Counsel of Peace shall be between Them Both ! . . . confirmed it by an Oath. That by two immutable things . . .we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge . . . into the secret place of the Most High . . . to lay hold upon the Hope set before us . . . boldly unto the throne of Grace . . . ref: Zechariah 6:13
Which Hope we have as an Anchor of the soul, both Sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; Whither the Forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus (Yehushua), made an High Priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec !” Hebrews 6:17-20 & ref: Psalm 91:1 & Hebrews 4:16
“Seeing then that we have such Hope, we use great plainness of speech. And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face (countenance, glory), so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look (see) to the end (purpose) of that which is abolished.
But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the Old testament (covenant); which vail is done away in Christ (The Anointed, Anointing) . . . for spiritual things are spiritually discerned . . . For even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart . . . !
Nevertheless when it (they) shall turn (be converted) to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away !” II Corinthians 3:12-16
& ref: I Corinthians 2:14
“And He will destroy in this mountain, the face of the covering cast over all people, and the vail that is spread over all nations . . . !” Isaiah 25:7
“For if our Glad Tidings be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the Light (revealing) of the glorious Glad Tidings of Christ (Anointed One, Anointing), Who is the image of GOD, should shine unto them ! . . .
For GOD, Who commanded the Light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to reveal the Light of the knowledge (knowing) of GOD . . . for this is Life eternal, that they might know Thee . . . in the Face of Jesus Christ !” II Corinthians 4:3-6
& ref: John 17:3
“For we all, with open (unveiled) face beholding as in a glass (mirror) the Glory of (Character) of the LORD (Jehovah, Yehuwah), are changed into the same Image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the LORD . . . !”
II Corinthians 3:18
Note: Take time and prayerfully read again aloud these beautiful passages of Scripture. For here the LORD reveals that which Satan has, since the war in heaven, sought to hide from all the universe. The Character and Glory of the LORD God Almighty (Yehuwah El’ Shaddai) ! ref: Exodus 33:13-14, 18-23 & 34:4-7
“And having an High Priest over the house of GOD, Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of (by) faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience . . . to Jesus (Yehushua) the Mediator of the New Covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel . . . . Hebrews 10:21-23 &
ref: Hebrews 12:24
And our bodies washed with Pure Water . . . that He might sanctify and cleanse it (His body, the church) with the washing of Water by the Word . . . Now ye are clean through the Word which I have spoken unto you . . . for the Words I speak unto you, they are Spirit and they are Life . . . Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; for He is faithful that hath Promised !” Hebrews 10:21-23 & ref: Ephesians 5:26 & John 6:63
“Looking unto Jesus (Yehushua), the Author and the Finisher of our faith (I AM THAT I AM); Who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of GOD !” Hebrews 12:2
“If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of GOD. Set your affection (mental focus) on things above, not on things on the earth !” Colossians 3:1-2
“But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the Firstfruits of them that slept . . . But every man in his own order: Christ the Firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at His coming. Then cometh the end, when He shall have delivered up the Kingdom to GOD, even The Father; when He shall have put down all rule and all authority and power . . .
I Corinthians 15:20-28
. . . For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, and against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places (the heavenlies, air) . . . ref: Ephesians 6:12 & 2:2
For He must reign, till He hath put all things under His feet . . . And the God of Peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly (quickly) . . . For it is Christ in you, the hope of glory ! . . . And the last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. For He hath put all things under His feet . . . all power in heaven and in earth is given unto Me . . . But when He saith all things are put under Him, it is manifest that He (The Father) is excepted, which did put all things under Him !
ref: Colossians 1:27
And when all things shall be subdued unto Him, then shall the Son also Himself be subject unto Him (The Father) that put all things under Him, that GOD may be all in all !” ref: Romans 16:20 & Matthew 28:18
“Seeing then that we have a Great High Priest, that is passed into the heavens (the very Presence of GOD), Jesus the Son of GOD, let us hold fast our profession . . . without wavering; for He is faithful that Promised ! . . . And without faith it is impossible to please Him: for he that cometh to GODmust believe that He Is, and that He Is (I AM) a Rewarder of them that diligently seek Him !
Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of Grace (G5485 – the Divine Influence upon the heart), that we may obtain mercy (compassion), and find Grace to help in time of need !” Hebrews 4:14-16 & ref: Hebrews 10:23 & 11:6
May the LORD (Jehovah, Yehuwah) Bless you and your families as we all seek for
the Promise of His Latter Rain !
your brother and sister in Christ Jesus,
Eric & Sarah Wilson – Isaiah Ministries