THE BOOK OF LIFE.

“Jesus Christ” is the LIFE (John 14:6). He has a book where the names of His own are written (Revelation 20:12)

The book is called “book of LIFE” (a.k.a book of “Jesus Christ” ~LIFE).

Revelation
20:14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.

20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the BOOK OF LIFE was cast into the lake of fire.
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Dissecting the verse below…

Revelation 20:12
“And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and _the books_ were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and _the dead were judged out of those things which were written in THE BOOKS_, ACCORDING TO THEIR WORKS.”

…You’ll do well to note that there is “The Books”(plural) and there is “The Book”(singular) _referred to as “another book …book of life”_

*Also, “The Books” had information that had to do with WORKS whilst “The Book” of Life had NAMES.*

And even though “the dead” by their ‘works’ were judged out of those things which were written in “The Books”, “Rev20:15” quoted up there sheds more light on the fact that “the dead” would also be judged from “The Book” of Life (which records Names)

This simply means that even if one’s “works” are perfect and one gets 100% after being judged from “The Books”, if one’s NAME is not in “The Book” of LIFE, such is doomed to the lake of fire. Matthew 7:22-23.

And if one’s “works” barely scaled it after being judged from “The Books” -scoring 40% or lesser- BUT such a one’s NAME is in “The Book” of Life, Heaven welcomes such. Galatians 2:16, 1 Corinthians 3:15.

1 Corinthians
3:13 Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is.

3:14 If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.

3:15 If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
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Now, we will understand the verse below better;

Luke 10:20
“Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your NAMES are written in heaven.”

How to get into The Book of LIFE?
– Develop a healthy relationship NOW with LIFE {Jesus Christ}, the owner of “The Book”.

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“WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED…”

After Christ resurrected, His image (body) CHANGED (didn’t look/have the same face He had before His death) and this was why the disciples and even Mary who went to His tomb, did not recognize Him at first until He showed them evidence -“pierced hands and side”- that He was the “Jesus Christ” who got crucified earlier. John 20:14-28

_This CHANGE of Christ’s image (body) was what caused Thomas’s doubt._
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1 Corinthians 15:51
“Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all SLEEP, but WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED,”

– The verse above simply means that we shall not all be spiritually dead{not having the “Spirit of Christ”}, having our spiritual eyes closed/blinded (“we shall not all sleep”) but we shall all die physically one day and have our BODIES _CHANGED_ INTO A SPIRITUAL BODY{“..we shall all be changed”} _same way Christ had His image changed from a physical one to a spiritual one_ 1 Corinthians 15:12-20, 52-53.
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2 Corinthians 3:18
“But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, ARE CHANGED INTO THE SAME IMAGE from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the LORD.”

…And the verse above further explains the fact that when we die here on earth, life continues in the SPIRIT REALM, by making it clear that our image (body) will change to a similar one Christ had {“…beholding as in a glass….. are changed into the same image…”} after He resurrected.

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CHRIST’S BODY.

When Christ rose from the dead, His BODY (had CHANGED) was not “flesh and bone”, He did not look like He looked before His death, because if He did, Mary would have recognized Him instantly.

John 20
14 And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and KNEW NOT THAT IT WAS JESUS.

15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
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John 20:20
“And when he had so said, he shewed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord.”

– And because His BODY has CHANGED, He had to keep showing them His pierced hands and sides as evidence to show that He was the same person that was crucified.

If He had looked the same way He looked before His death, Thomas would have recognized Him instantly and not doubted.

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The FIRST TIME Christ came, He came as flesh & blood (with sin) to be crucified along with the sin so as to create the path for salvation.
The SECOND TIME He is coming, He is not coming to be crucified but as SPIRIT (without sin) to SAVE from hell{demonic oppression / deceit}.

Hebrews 9:28
“So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and UNTO THEM THAT LOOK FOR HIM shall he appear the SECOND TIME without sin unto salvation.”

– Many say they believe in Christ (with mere mouth, not from the heart) but do not truly believe in Christ, which is why they turn their G.O/Pastors/Popes/Priests (whom they can see) into Christ and worship them.

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Romans 8:9
“But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the SPIRIT OF GOD dwell in you. Now if any man have not the SPIRIT OF CHRIST, he is none of his.”

The Holy Ghost is the SPIRIT OF GOD.
The Holy Spirit is the SPIRIT OF CHRIST.

The Holy Ghost can also be termed ‘Holy Spirit’ of God, John 10:30.

Ephesians 4:30
“And grieve not the ‘holy Spirit of God’, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.”

The Holy Ghost TEACHES (works with The Word)

Revelation 1:2
Who bare record of ‘the word of God’, and of ‘the testimony of Jesus Christ’, and of all things that he saw.

“the word of God” is via The Holy Ghost.

“the testimony of Jesus Christ” is via The Holy Spirit –Spirit of Christ

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If you begin to read the scriptures as The HOLY BOOK that it is, you would understand it clearly, and the verse below also;

John 6:63
“It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK unto you, THEY ARE SPIRIT, and they are life”

READ/STUDY THE WORD VIA THE SPIRIT (that quickeneth) AND NOT VIA THE FLESH (that profiteth nothing).

THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST…

The SECOND COMING of Christ is a SPIRITUAL event that will happen to EACH “believer” truly “looking out for Christ” (Hebrews 9:28). Only the ones whose SPIRITUAL EYES have been opened -and are spiritually ALIVE- are the ones who would be able to see and meet with Christ (as Christ is a SPIRIT now) in the clouds…

…which is why THE DEAD (spiritually dead; blind; asleep) in Christ would have to rise first -that is, have their spiritual eyes opened and become spiritually alive-

1 Thessalonians
4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and THE DEAD IN CHRIST SHALL RISE FIRST:

4:17 Then we which are ALIVE and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

_NOTE: Everything recorded in the verses above happens in the SPIRITUAL REALM_

*The remaining whose (spiritual) eyes are not opened will remain like that (asleep; blind; dead) for a period (“thousand years”) as recorded in Revelation 20:4-5*

1 Corinthians
15:51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; WE SHALL NOT ALL SLEEP, but WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED, (#1Thessalonians4:14-17)

15:52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and THE DEAD shall be raised INCORRUPTIBLE, and we shall be changed.

– THE DEAD (spiritually dead; asleep; blind) shall be raised INCORRUPTIBLE (IN Christ; given sight; awaken; given LIFE; spiritually raised from THE DEAD, now spiritually ALIVE -“death is swallowed up in victory”-)

1 Corinthians 15:54
So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY. #Revelation20:6

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“I AM ANGRY TONIGHT…”

I remember this legendary article by Pa Francis Akinnola

It may be harsh but it can bring us back to our right senses and a repentant heart… Take it as from a heart of love, and not condemnation.

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I AM ANGRY TONIGHT

I’m angry tonight! I’m angry against the pulpit ministers that have perverted the GOSPEL OF CHRIST. I’m angry with ‘redeem’ ministers! I’m angry with ‘winners’ ministers! I’m angry with all the OTHER ministers and ‘ministries’ whose pastors have COMMERCIALISED the gospel! I’m ANGRY with those who peddle “24-hour” ‘miracles.’ I’m ANGRY with those who ask you to “sow” before God can do something for you!

I’m angry with those who for twenty-five years now, have taken the true gospel away from Nigerian pulpits and have replaced it with greed-for-money gospel! I’m angry with those who mount the pulpit every Sunday with nothing to say other than money-siphoning gimmicks to ‘slay’ the sheep and milk them dry! I’m angry with those WHO PREACH LAW! I’m ANGRY with those who say we must KEEP our salvation with good works! May God punish you! I’m particularly angry with the Redeemed Christian Church of God tonight! Mehn? those guys have really sold LIES to christendom in this COUNTRY!

I’m ANGRY with E. A. Adeboye tonight! That guy needs a millstone tied around his neck and to be DROWNED IN THE DEPTH OF THE SEA! I’m angry with my friend, David Oyedepo, tonight! That guy is responsible for derailing the FAITH MOVEMENT in this country in 1992, apart from Adeboye’s emissaries who really cut down the tree of that movement! I’m angry with Wale Oke for having been a ‘willing accomplice’ in the desecrating of the Gospel in this country – the same Gospel that he has previously laboured so much to PREACH in this country; I’m angry with my friend, Remi Adejumo, and his wife, Funke Felix-Adejumo for having done so much havoc to the gospel in this country; – the same gospel that Remi has so much laboured for! I’m ANGRY with every one of you, who have promoted WITCHCRAFT and MANIPULATION from the pulpit! If you don’t repent, JUDGMENT IS COMING!

I’m angry with you, Matthew Ashimolowo! – I saw that video in which you were asking people to come and give N1,000 or 1,000 USD for EACH year of the number of YEARS OF THEIR AGE! Matthew, how did you FALL SO MUCH? You used to BE BEAUTIFUL! As a pastor in the Foursquare Gospel Church, back then, you made the rest of us in the BODY OF CHRIST so PROUD OF YOU! You did your work so DILIGENTLY, preaching the TRUTH of the Gospel of Salvation; with this truth, you built the largest Foursquare Congregation in all of EUROPE! Later you started KICC, and we were so so PROUD of you, brother! But now you’ve joined the MERCHANTS, bá? You needed to have seen yourself in that video I mentioned! You looked PITIFULLY UGLY! Not so much in the physical sense of it, but SPIRITUALLY, ETERNALLY! You looked like someone UPON WHOM ANOTHER SPIRIT HAS COME! And, indeed, ANOTHER SPIRIT came on YOU in that meeting! Although you may not know it! I’m ANGRY with you, all of you that make merchandise of God’s PEOPLE! A number of YOU started well, but now how MUCH YOU HAVE FALLEN! I did NOT say you’re no longer saved! BUT YOU’VE FALLEN! ASHIMOLOWO, you’ve FALLEN;! ADEBOYE, I don’t even know how to CATEGORISE you! You’re the GREATEST DISSERVICE to the Cause of God’s Kingdom in this country! Unfortunately, the people that have been mesmerized by you, all across this country – high and LOW alike, do not know this! THEY WORSHIP YOU! They’re NOT WORSHIPPING GOD! God will ask for of this! REPENT!

To all those in this country, who, UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD, has specialised in “God will send you to America this year,” instead of preaching THE CROSS AND THE RESURRECTION, I say, Woe UNTO YOU! Repent or face your ORDEAL AT THE JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST!

David Oyedepo! I’m BEGGING YOU! Please come back to the LORD that you once Loved! Don’t get me wrong! I did not say that you’re no longer saved! But, PLEASE, my dear, COME BACK to that Jesus that you once loved! This foul dance in the MARKET PLACE has lasted for too long! You’re all about money now! You only “add” the name of Jesus to it to give an APPEARANCE of the gospel! But you should know you’re NOT BEING REAL! We’re TIRED of the drama! Please come back!

I’m SO OVERWHELMED TONIGHT, I don’t know how to continue! I’m really WEEPING NOW! My generation of MINISTERS have led the Church in this country ASTRAY! And how are we ever going to CORRECT THE DAMAGE WE’VE DONE? The younger ministers (those who are NOW in their FOURTIES and FIFTIES, or close to that) have so much copied us they’re even WORSE THAN US! Yes, I as a person may NOT have been a part of this mess, (and that’s the reason many of YOU look down on me and despise me), but there’s something called “COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY.” My Generation did it! So I’m a part of it! I repent on your behalf, but what will my repentance do, without your own?

Pa Elton bequeathed something to us (my generation) in this COUNTRY! Towards the end of his life, you guys were making fun of him! But we have, and we are BEQUEATHING MATERIALISM to those coming after us!

Now God is using the MUCH YOUNGER ONES to chastise us (those the age of our very children) and yet you still can’t see God at work!

I WARN YOU TODAY! Cleanse this MESS that you’ve caused! Otherwise, get SWEPT OFF when God begins to use others to CLEANSE IT!

I’ve said ENOUGH FOR NOW!

~ Pa Francis Akinnola.

LEARNING FROM “JUDAS”.

Hebrews
9:16 For where a testament is, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.

9:17 For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth.

– The NEW TESTAMENT started after Christ’s death; it had no footings whilst Christ was still alive.

– Judas was not functioning under the New Testament but under the Old Testament.

– Though he was a disciple of Christ, Judas was not IN Christ (because If he truly believed IN Christ, he wouldn’t have betrayed Him) but was actually IN Adam _The Law_

1 Corinthians 15:22
For as IN Adam ALL DIE, even so IN Christ shall ALL be made ALIVE.

– At the point of betrayal, Judas ‘master’ changed from Christ (Grace, GOD, Heaven) to Adam (Law, Mammon, Hell) as he [because of money (mammon)] was obeying the commands of the High Priests/Priests/Pharisees… (who were all under the law _IN Adam_)

Romans 5:14
Nevertheless DEATH REIGNED from ADAM TO MOSES, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam’s transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come.

LESSONS LEARNT:
– Working for GOD does not yield _money_ earthly returns (Luke 17:10), but working for Mammon does.

– Spirit bears witness (and tests) with human spirits whilst doing “God’s work” to know if you’re interested in ‘monetary gain’ (SELF gratification) or GOD’s WILL. Romans 8:16

– If you’re for monetary gain (SELF gratification), Mammon takes charge over you;
*this is how “EVE/ADAM” (who chose -to eat- the apple to satisfy SELF _covetousness_), MOSES (who chose to hit the rock -instead of speaking- to satisfy SELF _anger_), DAVID (who chose to commit adultery/murder to satisfy SELF _lust_), JUDAS (who chose the money to satisfy SELF _covetousness_), etc, FELL.*

– If you’re for GOD’s WILL, His Holy Ghost takes charge over you. Acts 15:8

Acts 15:8
“And GOD, which KNOWETH THE HEARTS, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;”

We convict ourselves by our words mostly but do not even know ~ “out of the abundance of THE HEART, the mouth speaks…”

…So, when a G.O/Pastor begins to share his testimony and say “I once had no shoes, my family was very poor, etc…”, it is glaringly clear that such is doing “God’s work” for ‘monetary gain’ and Mammon has already taken over.

*When your “church/ministry” begins to run like a bank; where your ministers/pastors are not elected by what they have in their spiritual account but by what they have in their bank account, it is glaringly clear that Mammon has taken over.

*When paying tithes suddenly becomes a path to Heaven, you definitely know that Mammon has taken over.

If you know ENOCH ADEJARE ADEBOYE, the G.O of RCCG very well and you truly truly love him, please let him know that this warning is not “an attack on the church” but GOD’s (not Mammon) way of saving him from hell should he die on earth now. He seriously needs to start making amends where necessary. Matthew 26:24

Matthew 6:24
“No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”

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THE GENTILES…

Jesus Christ came to lay a better foundation for those (Jews) under THE LAW, which means that he had to correct the error in their understanding of GOD -destroying their wrong foundation-, showing them the TRUE perspective; ensuring they had MIND RENEWAL.
#1Corinthians3:11

That was part of His primary assignment.

And whilst doing that, He knew there were others _John10:16_ (Gentiles) that are not privy to THE LAW (or GOD) and are serving other gods. The Gentiles would need to be made aware of GOD from scratch (now with the TRUE foundation; these ones were ‘greater works’ because maximum care ought to be taken in preaching to them so that they don’t end up like the Jews, which is why Christ told His disciples in John 14:12;

John 14:12
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and GREATER WORKS than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.
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Paul understood all these and that was why He corrected Peter who was not only trying to play both sides; “Jew & Gentile” _Galatians 2:11-14_ but was also trying to turn the Gentiles into Jews _Galatians 2:14_ (unknowingly going against Christ’s plan which is to ensure the Gentiles had a pure foundation and not the corrupt one the Jews _who were under THE LAW_ had)

Galatians 2:18
For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor.

Romans 15:20-21
Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man’s foundation:

But as it is written, To whom he was not spoken of, they shall see: and they that have not heard shall understand.
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The “Roman Catholic Church” (and their cohorts) which claims Peter as its _first pope_ continued with Peter’s error(which Paul corrected) of turning the Gentiles (not under the law) into Jews (under the law) instead of turning them over to Christ (under grace)…

…So presently, some of the “Gentiles” are _born again_ into law{as Judaists} -CORRUPTIBLE SEED- whilst others are born again into Christ -INCORRUPTIBLE SEED-

1 Peter 1:23
*Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.*

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CURSES…

I just (from personal experience) want to shed more light on “generational curses / any form of curses” preached by your preachers.

What you do not know is that a whole lot of those “curses” does not come from anywhere near your generation. Those “curses” actually come from those {OCCULTIC ministers/pastors/priests/popes/etc a.k.a CURSED children -2Peter2:12-22} preaching it to you; because they can only make wealth and covet/amass more riches from your pain & ignorance.

2 Peter 2:14
Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; CURSED children:

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“Christian and Jewish influences appear in the symbols and in the CONJURATION formulas used in summoning rituals….

– Practitioners were often members of the Christian clergy, though some nonclerical practitioners are recorded.

– They were connected by a belief in the manipulation of spiritual beings – especially demons – and magical practices. These practitioners were almost always literate and well educated. Clerical training was informal and university-based education rare.

– *This situation allowed some aspiring clerics to combine Christian rites with occult practices despite its condemnation in Christian doctrine.*

Medieval practitioners believed they could accomplish three things with NECROMANCY: WILL MANIPULATION, Illusions, and Knowledge:

~ ‘Will Manipulation’ affects the mind and will of another person, animal, or spirit. _Demons are summoned to cause various afflictions on others, “TO DRIVE THEM MAD, to inflame them to love or hatred, to gain their favor, or to constrain them to do or not do some deed._”

– CONJURATION is the method of communicating with the demons to have them enter the physical world. It usually employs the power of special words and stances to call out the demons and often incorporated the use of CHRISTIAN PRAYERS or BIBLICAL VERSES. These conjurations may be repeated in succession or repeated to different directions until the summoning is complete.

*Click on the link for more info ~
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Necromancy *

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I was assaulted ‘spiritually’ by a ‘pastor’ reading a verse in the Bible whilst looking in my direction{after which I felt a presence enter me… and literally almost went insane} during a “Pray Until Something Happens” Thursday service section via Necromancy -‘Will Manipulation’-

_How did I escape and know? Well, prior to that assault, I had a healthy relationship with The Holy Ghost._

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*You see, when a child of the devil tells you “God bless you”, he/she is actually cursing you, because in such scenario, the “God” that’ll ‘bless’ you is The Devil, and Satan (who blesses with sicknesses/diseases, barrenness, deceit, ignorance, pain, confusion, and much more worst things)*

NOTE: I’m not here to convince you to leave “church” because I know that a whole lot of you so much love your shackles and taskmasters a.k.a spiritual daddies/mummies (who you can see) much more than you love God (who you cannot see).

IF YOU DO NOT KNOW THE ‘GOD’ YOU ARE SERVING, YOU WILL BE SERVING THE DEVIL IN IGNORANCE.

KNOW THE GOD YOU’RE SERVING BY ‘PERSONALLY’ RELATING WITH HIS WORD (else they’ll preach another “Jesus Christ” to you and you’ll BLINDLY follow them). Matthew 24:23-24, John 5:43-44.

PERSONALLY KNOW THE GOD YOU ARE SERVING!!! (STOP CALLING ON THE “God of Orimolade/Oshoffa/Adeboye/etc” BECAUSE YOU MIGHT ACTUALLY BE CALLING ON THE DEVIL IN IGNORANCE).

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THE FIRST RESURRECTION…

Revelation
20:4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

20:5 But the rest of THE DEAD lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the FIRST RESURRECTION.

20:6 BLESSED and HOLY is he that hath part in the FIRST RESURRECTION: ON SUCH the SECOND DEATH HATH NO POWER, but ‘THEY’ shall be PRIESTS of GOD and of CHRIST, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

“THE DEAD” in vs 5 above refers to the “SPIRITUALLY DEAD but physically alive” (a.k.a zombies); some would be awakened(and shall be priests of God and of Christ) but the rest{via their choice} “lived not again…..” -remained dead-

*Anyone who does not have The Spirit of God/Christ (Romans 8:9) is SPIRITUALLY DEAD.*

1 Corinthians 15:21-22
“For since by man came death, by man came also the RESURRECTION of THE DEAD.

For as IN ADAM all DIE, even so IN CHRIST shall all be made ALIVE.”

IN Adam (The Law), you (Jew/Judaists, Pharisees, Scribes, Unbelievers, etc) are “born again of corruptible seed”. #1Corinthians15:45-48

IN Christ, you (CHRISTians) are “born again of INCORRUPTIBLE seed”. #1Peter1:23 #Romans5:14-17 #1Corinthians15:45

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Matthew 8:22
“But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let ‘THE DEAD’ bury THEIR DEAD.”

‘THE DEAD’ – a.k.a SPIRITUALLY DEAD

In Matthew 8:22 above, Jesus Christ was simply telling that disciple _’Let the spiritually dead bury their physically dead father’_ and following Christ{The LIFE} means victory over spiritual death.

The “FIRST RESURRECTION”(Revelation 20:5) is a spiritual resurrection from spiritual death.

1 Corinthians
15:42 So also is the RESURRECTION of THE DEAD. It is sown in corruption; it is raised in INCORRUPTION:

15:44 It is sown a natural body; IT IS RAISED A SPIRITUAL BODY. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.
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In simpler terms, ‘FIRST RESURRECTION’ refers to The SPIRITUALLY DEAD BEING GIVEN ‘LIFE’; RESURRECTED (…to meet Christ in the cloud). Ezekiel 37:4-14 _”Dry bones rising again”_

1 Thessalonians
4:13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are ASLEEP, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.

4:14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which SLEEP IN JESUS will God bring with him.

4:15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.

4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

In the above verses, _”we which are ALIVE”_ refers to those ‘GIVEN LIFE’ IN Christ; SPIRITUALLY RESURRECTED

-when God referred to Himself as God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob; those three at that time were ‘dead physically’ but ALIVE spiritually{Exodus 3:6, Matthew 22:31-32}-

_”…which SLEEP IN JESUS”_ refers to the “blind believers” who are still being deceived by (darkness) _false “prophets”/”men of God”_.
1 Thessalonians 5:6,9-10, Isaiah 56:10, Job 33:14-15, Matthew 25:5, Romans 11:8.

Job
33:14 For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not.

33:15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed;

Ephesians
5:14 Wherefore he saith, AWAKE THOU THAT SLEEPEST, AND ARISE FROM THE DEAD, and Christ shall give thee LIGHT.
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1 Corinthians
15:51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; WE SHALL NOT ALL SLEEP, but WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED, (#1Thessalonians4:14-15)

15:52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and THE DEAD shall be raised INCORRUPTIBLE, and we shall be changed.

15:53 For this corruptible must put on INCORRUPTION, and this mortal must put on immortality. #1Peter1:23

15:54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY. #Revelation20:6

15:55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

15:56 THE STING OF DEATH is SIN; and THE STRENGTH OF SIN is THE LAW.

15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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In Revelation 20:6, The “SECOND DEATH” refers to ‘physical death’ which no more has “power/sting” on those who took part in the “first resurrection” -spiritually resurrected- because Heaven now dwells IN such; they are citizens of Heaven who has their names in the book of LIFE{CHRIST, John14:6} _Revelation 20:12_

Luke 10:20
“Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather REJOICE, because YOUR NAMES ARE WRITTEN IN HEAVEN.”

The book of Hebrews sheds more light on this;

Hebrews
9:26 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 sin by the sacrifice of himself.

9:27 And as it is appointed unto men ONCE to DIE, but AFTER this THE JUDGMENT:

9:28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and _UNTO THEM THAT LOOK FOR HIM_ SHALL HE APPEAR THE SECOND TIME without sin UNTO SALVATION.

“THE JUDGMENT” in vs 27 above refers to FINAL JUDGMENT _Revelation 20:11-15_

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IS CHRIST DIVIDED?

I had this conversation with a friend;

Lani: Where do you fellowship?

Me: ☺ *smiles*. Church.

Lani: I know. Which one? Are you “Redeemed”, “Winners” or “MFM”?

Me: Where do you fellowship?

Lani: I’m a Muslim. I go to mosque.

Me: I know. Which one?

Lani: 😕 *confused face*. A mosque is a mosque.

Me: Thank you! A church is a church. CHRIST is not divided.

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A similar conversation between ignorants would have looked like;

Femi: Where do you fellowship?

Brethren: RCCG

Femi: Which parish?

Brethren: Kudi parish, Area 419

Femi: Which zone?

Brethren: Zone 4

Femi: Which province?

Brethren: Ogun Province 66

Femi: Which Region?, Are you “First born” family or “Apapa” family? And on and on the question would have gone…

….All these factions/DIVISIONS within a faction/denomination (it’s like an onion; you remove a layer, you see another layer).
_The Jews (Judaists) really groomed them so bad in networking that their “church” runs like a GNLD network._

1 Corinthians 1:13
“Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized in the name of Paul?”

1 Corinthians 3:3
“For ye are yet CARNAL: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and DIVISIONS, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?”
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It was these “Con artists” dressed as “MOGs” that caused all these confusions; creating factions within factions so as to be able to have utmost control over people’s lives.

And the ongoing REVIVAL is set to correct all these errors.

John
4:23 But the hour cometh, and NOW is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father IN SPIRIT and IN TRUTH: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.

4:24 GOD IS A SPIRIT: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

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