Ephesians 4:11-16 LT And He gave some apostles; and some prophets; and some evangelists; and some shepherds (pastors) and teachers; with a view to the perfecting of the saints, for work of the service (ministry), for building up of the body of Christ: until we all may arrive at the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, at a full-grown (perfect) man, at the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ: that we may be no more infants, being tossed, and carried about by every wind of the teaching (doctrine) in the sleight of men, in cunning craftiness, with a view to the systematizing of error; but holding the truth in agape love, we may grow up into Him in all things, Who is Christ, the Head of the Church: from Whom the whole body fitted together and compacted by every joint of supply, according to the effectual working in the measure of each part, makes increase of the body unto the building up of itself in agape love. [Compare John 7:37-39 with Galatians 5:22-26. See below for explanation.]
Good news! Take courage! God is willing to restore America! Conform to 2 Chronicles 7:14 today! The bride of Christ uses this action plan to prepare for God’s great deliverance of America! It is also praying for an international revival!
God gave me this small group action plan to help the Church of Jesus Christ purge (2 Corinthians 7:1) herself from all that is foreign to her. It is very unique. The action plan is called “Jesus Resistance Revolution.” (See James 4:7.) The small groups are called “Lifestyle Metamorphosis Challenge Support Groups.” (See Romans 12:1-2.)
I want to partner with you so we can work together to advance God’s Kingdom. I am requesting you buy the book, “The New Handbook for the Coming New Age: Finding Love, Peace and Hope Through the 7 Stations of Enlightenment.” “The Coming New Age” is the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. “The 7 Stations of Enlightenment” are the 7 things covered in the handbook that takes people from sin’s dark night to a loving, personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Much of this handbook is direct Bible quotes. It is designed to revolutionize the Church of Jesus Christ.
Also, I want you to implement the lifestyle metamorphosis challenge support group with your staff before you activate it with the rest of your church membership. This way your staff will be prepared to lead the rest of your fellowship into the common faith that unites the Church around its relationship to Jesus Christ within 12 different facets found in Station 7, “The Church That Jesus built,” in the handbook.
When I send the book to you, I will send information that will assist you in implementing the lifestyle metamorphosis challenge support groups within your church fellowship. Also, I will put you on my Mail Chimp list to receive “The Communicator” that will be used to connect your church to other churches that are implementing this action plan. This assures everyone is on the same page.
As you know, agape love is self-sacrificing love. This love is a gift from God. It is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit. (See Romans 5:5.) If this love is not the driving force in your church, it is out of touch with God’s plan for sinful man. Without this love in their hearts, God cannot be worshipped in Spirit and truth. This perfect love is the only way to safely cast out all fear. (See 1 John 4:4-21.) The “fruit of the Spirit” is the “rivers of living water” flowing out of Jesus’ true Church. [Note: The fruit is God’s agape love.]
Due to the fact we are living in the last days, we must guard against all temptations to compromise the integrity of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. There is only one body of Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:25-27 identifies it. This Church is supernatural. It is brought into being and maintained through the operation of God the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit glorifies Jesus. (See John 16:7-15.) Furthermore, Jesus’ salvation is the only way anyone anywhere can have a loving, personal relationship with God. (See John 14:6; Acts 4:12; 1 Timothy 2:5; etc.) [An Antichrist spirit makes Jesus one of many ways.]
Ephesians 5:25-27 LT Husbands, agape love your own wives, even as Christ also agape loved the assembly (church), and gave up Himself for it; that He might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water by the Word, that He might present it to Himself a glorious (in unsullied array) assembly (church), not having spot (a moral blot), or a disfiguring wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it might be holy (separated from common condition and use) and without blemish (blameless). [This Church has quit the sin business once and for all. There is no such thing as a sinning saint in this Church.]
The true Church of Jesus Christ uses the Bible as its operation manual for everything it does. The following Scriptures present guideposts for the whole Church of Jesus Christ, our wonderful Lord and Saviour, to follow and teach others. The following Literal Translations (LT) identify the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. A church that functions otherwise is not a Christian Church. It is either a synagogue of Satan or a gathering, masquerading as a Church of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 3:17-19 LT For Christ to dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being well rooted and unwavering in agape love, that you may be fully able to apprehend with all the saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; and to know the agape love of Christ, which surpasses knowledge, that you might be filled with all the fullness of God. See Ephesians 3.
Colossians 1:23 LT If indeed you continue in the faith unwavering and settled (settled, steady, firm, steadfast, constant), and be not moved away (to stir away from, to swerve,) from the hope of the gospel, which you heard, and which were preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul become a servant (minister); See Colossians 1:9-29.
1 Timothy 3:15 LT But if I should delay, that you may know how it behoves us to behave oneself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar (a support of true doctrine) and ground (a base or foundation) of the truth. [See John 17:17. Also, see James 3:17-18 for the seven pillars of God’s heavenly wisdom.]
2 Corinthians 5:18-20 LT And all things are of God, Who reconciled us to Himself by Jesus Christ, and gave to us the service (ministry) of reconciliation; how that God was in Christ, reconciling the world to Himself, not reckoning their offences to them; and having put in us the Word of reconciliation. Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as it were God exhorting by us: we beseech you for Christ, be reconciled to God.
2 Corinthians 2:17 LT For we are not as the many, making gain by corrupting the Word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, before God, we speak in Christ. [There is only one Church of Jesus Christ. One of the biggest curses laid on the Church of Jesus Christ is denominational divisions along doctrinal lines. God’s action plan is to unite His church with a common faith.]
2 Corinthians 4:2 LT But have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor falsifying the Word of God; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every conscience of men before God. [A true Church of Jesus Christ will honour God’s Word.]
2 Timothy 2:15-19 LT Be diligent (Study) to present yourself approved to God, a workman not ashamed, straightly cutting (dividing) the Word of Truth; but avoid profane, empty babblings, for they will advance to more ungodliness, and their word will eat its way as a gangrene; of whom is Hymaenaus and Philetus; who missed the mark concerning the truth asserting the resurrection to have already taken place; and are overthrowing the faith of some. Nevertheless, God’s foundation stands firm, having this seal, the Lord knows those who are His, and let everyone who names the name of Christ depart from unrighteousness (lawlessness, iniquity). [So very important.]
2 Corinthians 10:2-6 LT But I beseech you, that being present I should not be bold with the confidence with which I reckon to be daring toward some, which reckon of us as walking according to flesh. For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: For the arms (weapons) of our warfare are not fleshly (carnal), but powerful through God to the overthrow of strongholds; overthrowing reasonings, and every high thing lifting itself up against the knowledge of God, and bringing captive every thought into the obedience of Christ; and having in readiness to revenge all disobedience when your obedience may have been fulfilled. [A church without redemptive discipline is a disgrace. Pages 366-378 in the handbook addresses this.]
Romans 13:12 LT The night is advanced, and the day has drawn near: therefore we should cast off the works of darkness, and should put on the armour of light. See 2 Corinthians 6.
Romans 13:14 LT But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not take forethought to do the desires of the flesh. [Note: Romans 13:14 and Ephesians 6:10-17 are referring to our personal relationship to Jesus.]
Ephesians 6:10-20 LT For the rest, my brethren, be empowered in the Lord, and in the might of His strength. Put on the panoply (whole armour) of God, for you to be able to stand against the artifices (to handle cunningly) of the devil. For we are not wrestling against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against authorities, against the world-rulers of the darkness of this age, against the spiritual powers of wickedness in the heavenlies. Because of this take up the panoply (whole armour) of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and all things having worked out to stand. Stand therefore, having girt about your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the glad tidings (gospel) of peace; besides all, having taken up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the burning darts of the wicked one. Also, receive the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is God’s Word; by all prayer and supplication, praying in every season in the Spirit, and watching with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; and for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth with boldness, to make known the mystery of the glad tidings (gospel), for which I am an ambassador in chains: that in it I may be bold, as it behoves me to speak. [Jesus is our only defence against satanic attacks. All the armour of a Christian comes through the Lord Jesus Christ.]
This action plan is uniting the Church of Jesus Christ in precept and example around a common faith! The Church is brought into one accord, in one place! The Church of Jesus Christ has a fresh anointing of God’s Holy Spirit! It pulsates with pentecostal power again! Many people are turning to the Lord Jesus Christ for love, peace and hope! (See Acts 1:8; Acts 2.)
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CONDUCT IN CHURCH
ARMOUR OF LIGHT
PUT ON JESUS
THE WHOLE ARMOUR
Gospel of Peace
Shield of Faith
Helmet of Salvation
Sword of the Spirit
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