by Carron Lake -

What does The Scriptures teach us about The Holy Spirit, or
The Holy Ghost? Is The Holy Ghost of GOD, or ONE with GOD?

Jesus Testified and made His Testimony clear to His disciples, saying, "All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and [he] to whom the Son will reveal [him]. And he turned him unto [his] disciples, and said privately, Blessed [are] the eyes which see the things that ye see: For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen [them]; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard [them]" (Luke 10:22-24).

Although The Testimony of Christ has been clearly revealed to our hearts, yet the enemy continues to blind the hearts of men and women from seeing The Truth of What GOD The Father has revealed to us in and by HIS Word. And if the minds of men and women are blinded, to not see What many of the prophets and kings have desired to see, then like the Jews of old who had The Scriptures to guide them, even though men read and heard The Testimony of The Word of GOD, The Light of GOD'S Word is not able to dawn upon their hearts, to reveal The Truth, because they do not yet understand What is being revealed to their understanding, because the topic is viewed as a Mystery. However, the disciples were blessed of GOD, to see and hear Things, Which many of the prophets, and kings desired to see, but had not the privilege of seeing, or hearing of GOD. They were blessed and Anointed by GOD, through and by HIS Son, Who with HIS HOLY PRESENCE abiding in Him; HE has spoken to them and fill them with The Gift of Power, to declare and reveal to men The Things they had seen and heard of GOD.

Many of the prophets and kings had desired to see and hear What The Father had declared and made known only to HIS Son. For it is written, "No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared [him]" (John 1:18). For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure [unto him]. The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand" (John 3:34,35).

As The Only Mediator between GOD and man, to make known The THOUGHTS and WILL of GOD to men, Jesus The Christ--The Anointed One of GOD, is The Only One, Who in Himself could fully reveal The Father to men, and make HIM and HIS Will fully known to those, who would receive and believe in GOD by Him. With The Father's HOLY PRESENCE abiding in Him without measure, Jesus has Testified and said, "I and [my] Father are one" (John 10:30). This relationship between The Father and The Son is clearly revealed to us through Tabernacle of The Congregation, in which The Holy Temple was made known to have only two rooms with a veil between them, but it was placed in a court with a curtain around the court of The Temple to veil The Holy from the unholy. Jesus is The Holy One, through Whom, and with Whom The Most HOLY ONE--The Father spoke to HIS people, to establish The Covenant of HIS Holy Word with Abraham and his seed after him, to "... keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him" (Genesis 18:19).

As Jesus was The Only Mediator between GOD and man, and The Holy One between The Most HOLY and the unholy, to Lead men back to GOD, Moses was called by GOD, to represent HIS Word and lead the chosen people of GOD from bondage back to GOD, by The Power of HIS Leading Hand. "And Moses went up unto God, and the LORD called unto him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel; Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and [how] I bare you on eagles' wings, and brought you unto myself. Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth [is] mine: And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These [are] the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel. And Moses came and called for the elders of the people, and laid before their faces all these words which the LORD commanded him" (Exodus 19:3-7).

Because no man has seen GOD, or heard HIS VOICE at anytime, Jesus is The One, The Anointed One of GOD; The Holy One through Whom GOD spoke to the prophets, even to Moses, and then through them, He by the prophets spoke to the father's of the people. Through Him, GOD spoke to Moses, and by The Spirit of HIS Word, GOD spoke by Moses to the elders of the children of Israel; for he was commanded to represent The Word, Who was presented to him. To confirm this Truth by The Word, David testified of The Word of The LORD, or The Spirit of The LORD, Who spoke through him and by him to men. Samuel made it clear and said, "Now these [be] the last words of David. David the son of Jesse said, and the man [who was] raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said, The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word [was] in my tongue. The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men [must be] just, ruling in the fear of God" (2 Samuel 23:1-3).

Notice that Samuel testified that David said something. Yet, he was not the only one speaking, and representing what was said to him by Him. The Man, Who is The Anointed of The GOD of Jacob, The Sweet Psalmist of Israel, The Holy One, Who was raised up on high spoke to David and said something. He, Who is The Expressed Image of GOD, or The Spirit of The LORD spoke by David, and The Father HIMSELF by and with HIS Word--The Rock of Israel, spoke to and with His servant David, and said to him, "He that ruleth over men [must be] just, ruling in the fear of God." Although Samuel recorded that the words were of David, he acknowledged that it was The GOD of Israel, WHO spoke by HIS Word to and with His servant David. Jesus was not speaking according to His Own Will, but according to The WILL of The Father, WHO spoke through Him and by Him to His servant David. It was in having this Fellowship with GOD through and with The Mediator, The Sweet Psalmist of Israel that David, after he sinned against GOD that he prayed and said to HIM, "Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me [with thy] free spirit. [Then] will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee" (Psalms 51:10-13).

Jesus is The Holy One, Who by His indwelling with us, He creates a clean heart for The Father to dwell with Him. For He renews His Spirit within us, that The Father's HOLY PRESENCE may dwell in us by Him, and not be removed. For He is The Joy of our Salvation, by Whom The Father upholds us to do, and reveal HIS Will. Through The Mediator of HIS Word, The Father revealed by His servant Isaiah, saying, " the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper [in the thing] whereto I sent it" (Isaiah 55:10,11).

Notice that The Father spoke HIS Will, and HIS Will is made known and is accomplished by HIS Word in the earthen vessels to whom He is sent. It is The Word of GOD, Who from heaven Represents and pours out into the earth His Power to accomplished in the earth, and bring forth and yield seed to HIM, WHO sowed HIS Seed in the field of the earth, to fulfill that which will please The Father, to prosper and bear Fruit in and by those to whom HIS Word is sent. The Father made HIS Will known by HIS Word through one, who yielded to His call. And through Moses, The Word of GOD spoke and said, "Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass: Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe ye greatness unto our God. [He is] the Rock, his work [is] perfect: for all his ways [are] judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right [is] he" (Deuteronomy 32:1-4).

Through Isaiah and Moses, The Word has revealed that He is The Power of GOD, Who works as both The Small Rain and The Showers upon the budding plants that receives HIS doctrine from heaven. He by His Work of Judgment in them, fulfills The Father's Will, to publish HIS NAME to both heaven and earth, to assign and ascribe greatness by His Work and Presence through those, who open their hearts, and from their mouth represent The NAME of The LORD and to make HIS NAME known to all by The Power of HIS Word. This was the work that the chosen people of GOD were to be assigned that by GOD'S abiding PRESENCE through and with HIS Word in and through them, they would be attributed as a great nation, to be feared by the other nations. By The PRESENCE of GOD with HIS Word in them, they were to be a Holy nation of kings and priest, to proclaim and publish The NAME of GOD to all the world.

It was to receive this revelation of GOD by and with HIS Word that one, who desired to see and hear What was to be revealed by The Anointed of GOD, was inspired and impressed by The Word of GOD to testify and say, "I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy. Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what [is] his name, and what [is] his son's name, if thou canst tell? Every word of God [is] pure: he [is] a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar. Two [things] have I required of thee; deny me [them] not before I die: Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: Lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who [is] the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God [in vain]" (Proverbs 30:3-9).

Having not learned Wisdom, or The Knowledge of The Holy, this person wanted those, who fed him The Words of GOD to be faithful to GOD, to represent What GOD has given and not add, or take away from HIS Word. For he acknowledged GOD as his Shield and placed his trust in The Pure Word of GOD, and wanted to know before he died The NAME of GOD, and HIS Son's Name, if the one, who fed him The Pure Word could tell. He did not want to be fed by those, who would add and take away from The Pure Word of GOD, to cause him to deny The Truth of GOD, by presenting lies to cause him to take The Name of his God in vain. To remain true to GOD, trusting in HIS Word, as his Shield, he wanted to be kept far away from the vanity and lies of those, who would misrepresent The Word, to deny HIS NAME and cause him to take HIS NAME in vain. If we are to know Wisdom, to have and to represent The Knowledge of The Holy, then we are to trust in The Pure Word of GOD, as our Shield, that GOD'S Word might work The Father's Will in and through us, to bear Fruit unto HIS glory, to publish The Father's MOST HOLY NAME, and HIS Son's Holy Name to those, who know not GOD and The Power of HIS Word, Who does The Father's Will through those, who are representatives of HIS Word.

GOD has not left us in doubt of HIS Word, or The Power of HIS SPIRIT in and with Him to accomplish HIS Will in and through those, who trust in HIS Word. When the children of Israel cried out to Moses, to be fed, he turned to The LORD for help, and said, "I am not able to bear all this people alone, because [it is] too heavy for me. And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favour in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness. And the LORD said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them unto the tabernacle of the congregation, that they may stand there with thee. And I will come down and talk with thee there: and I will take of the spirit which [is] upon thee, and will put [it] upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear [it] not thyself alone. And say thou unto the people, Sanctify yourselves against to morrow, and ye shall eat flesh: for ye have wept in the ears of the LORD, saying, Who shall give us flesh to eat? for [it was] well with us in Egypt: therefore the LORD will give you flesh, and ye shall eat.

"Ye shall not eat one day, nor two days, nor five days, neither ten days, nor twenty days; [But] even a whole month, until it come out at your nostrils, and it be loathsome unto you: because that ye have despised the LORD which [is] among you, and have wept before him, saying, Why came we forth out of Egypt? And Moses said, The people, among whom I [am], [are] six hundred thousand footmen; and thou hast said, I will give them flesh, that they may eat a whole month. Shall the flocks and the herds be slain for them, to suffice them? or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered together for them, to suffice them? And the LORD said unto Moses, Is the LORD'S hand waxed short? thou shalt see now whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not. And Moses went out, and told the people the words of the LORD, and gathered the seventy men of the elders of the people, and set them round about the tabernacle. And the LORD came down in a cloud, and spake unto him, and took of the spirit that [was] upon him, and gave [it] unto the seventy elders: and it came to pass, [that], when the spirit rested upon them, they prophesied, and did not cease. But there remained two [of the] men in the camp, the name of the one [was] Eldad, and the name of the other Medad: and the spirit rested upon them; and they [were] of them that were written, but went not out unto the tabernacle: and they prophesied in the camp. And there ran a young man, and told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad do prophesy in the camp. And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of Moses, [one] of his young men, answered and said, My lord Moses, forbid them. And Moses said unto him, Enviest thou for my sake? would God that all the LORD'S people were prophets, [and] that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!" (Numbers 11:14-29).

Notice that when Moses requested help from GOD to meet the needs of the children of Israel, The LORD did not say to him that HE would take away The Spirit, Who was with him, and give The Spirit to the seventy elders of Israel. Neither did HE say HE would give to them a different Spirit to help him accomplish HIS Will of meeting the needs of his people. No! If The LORD could pour out like rain The Spirit of HIS Word to accomplish HIS Will in those seventy to whom He was sent, then HE did not need to remove The Spirit of HIS Word from His servant Moses to accomplish HIS Will. Neither did HE call on a third Divine Being, to help accomplish HIS Will in them. HE has published The Truth of HIS Word by His servant Isaiah in whom The Spirit of HIS Word was sent to reveal The Truth of HIS NAME through him. Like Moses, who desired help from GOD to meet the needs of his people, The Word of GOD also relied on The Father to accomplish HIS Will in us. For He was sent to this darken world to accomplish The Will of The Father through us. And of The Word, Who is of GOD, HE--The Father took of His Spirit, and give to His servant Isaiah to go in His Name, Who also was sent in HIS NAME.

While The Word was declaring The Will of The Father through Himself to Isaiah, who responded to the call to publish The Father's NAME to HIS elect, The Father HIMSELF, WHO was with HIS Word declared by The Word and revealed to Isaiah The Name of HIS Son, saying, "Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, [in whom] my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law" (Isaiah 42:1-4).

After speaking by and through HIS Word, in giving glory to HIS Son, and revealing to Isaiah the work He would do for and through and with HIS elect, to bring forth Judgment unto Truth to the Gentiles, The Word of GOD then spoke in giving The Glory, and bearing Witness to Isaiah of The Father, Who sent Him saying, "Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein: I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles; To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, [and] them that sit in darkness out of the prison house. I [am] the LORD: that [is] my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images" (Isaiah 42:5-8).

It was Christ through Whom GOD made a Covenant with Abraham and with HIS Seed after him to bring forth Judgment unto Truth to the Gentiles, to be unto HIM a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation by The dwelling of HIS PRESENCE with us through HIS Word. The idea of a third Divine Being, which has crept its' way into the church over the years, has cause many to deny The Light GOD has revealed to us by HIS Word, Who was sent to accomplish HIS Will in the church. This idea of a third Divine Being has caused many to turn and walk in darkness, while still believing that they are walking in The Light of GOD'S Will. Many deny The Name and Power of The Holy One through Whom GOD does HIS Will in us for HIS Glory. When Moses requested help from The MOST HOLY ONE, WHO does HIS Will by HIS Word, HE--The Father took of The Spirit--of HIS Son, Who was already working through and with His servant Moses, and gave of His Spirit also unto the seventy elders to help Moses lead the people in doing GOD'S Will. The elders did not replace Moses and The Leadership of GOD'S Word through him, but they were to assist him in accomplishing The Will of GOD through them to the people.

Many, who claim that The Scriptures support the doctrine of The Trinity, have pointed to the baptism of Christ in the four gospels, as proof to prove that The Father sent a Third Divine Being to Anoint HIS Son with HIS PRESENCE for the Work He would do in The Father's NAME. But if one were to look carefully at What The Father has revealed to us about HIS Son through His servant Isaiah, he, or she would see that it is The Father, WHO is well pleased, to put HIS SOUL within HIS Servant by Whom HE uphold HIS Elect. In The Same Way that The Holy One accomplished The Father's Will to assist Moses through the seventy elders of the people, Jesus--The Holy One call to Himself twelve disciples and said to them, "...All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, [even] unto the end of the world. Amen" (Matthew 28:19,20).

This verse of Scripture is greatly misunderstood by the majority of Christians in the church today. For nowhere in Scripture do we find a disciple of Christ baptizing anyone in three divine names in one baptism. Yet, it is presented in most of our Christian churches, as a Biblical doctrine of Christ. If the disciples did not teach this doctrine to the early church, could we then in these last days say that we are more enlighten today then they: by teaching something different from What Christ has commanded them in His teaching before His commission to them? From "The Great Commission" to His disciples, Jesus had already made it clear to His disciples as to Who It was that had received all Power in both heaven and earth. To assist Him in His Work of bringing forth judgment to the Gentiles, to bring forth judgment unto truth, to set judgment in the earth in building a House for HIS Father to dwell in, Jesus called not only prophets, who pointed us to Him, but He called also His disciples, to co-labor with Him in doing The Father's Will. Through them, as He did with the prophets of old, He called us to do The Same that The Father, WHO sent Him with HIS PRESENCE and POWER might work with Him, and through Him to accomplish HIS Will in them and us, to reach the Gentiles with The Truth f HIS NAME for HIS GLORY. For HE has not given HIS Glory to another, other than HIS Son in Whom HIS SOUL is well pleased to dwell.

Notice, and observe what Jesus said to His disciples on this very point of doctrine. He said, "Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. Believe me that I [am] in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake. 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. And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do [it]" (John 14:10-14).

Do we believe what The Father has revealed to us by HIS Word through His friend John? In His Testimony of The Father through His friend John, Jesus has revealed that HE--The Father speaks HIS Will through Him, and HE, WHO abides in Him is The MOST HOLY ONE, WHO does HIS works through Him. We are to believe this Truth that The Father is in Him for the very work we are to do. And of that belief in His Oneness with The Father, we are to believe and go and do The Same according to His working in us. If we do not believe What He has revealed of The Father through Himself, then we deny The Power of GOD through Him to do HIS Will in and through us by HIS Word. For Jesus made it clear that he, who believes in Him, and in What He has revealed of The Father, he will do The Same Works that The Father do through Him. He did not say that the believer will do what He did, as to indicate that there would be no involvement from Him. No! He made it clear that the believer will do The Same works that He do, and greater works will the believer do, because He is The Holy ONE through Whom The Father does HIS Will in and through those, who believe on Him. The Holy Ghost is not only The Anointing of The Son by The Father's PRESENCES, but He is The Anointing of HIS PRESENCES in those through whom The Father by HIS Word will work and speak to reveal HIS Will.

To make The Father's Will clear to our hearts, Jesus revealed to those, who believed on Him and said that whatever they were to ask The Father in His Name, He--The Son will do The Will of The Father that The Father might be Glorified in HIS Son. And The Son, Who does The Father's Will, might be Glorified in and through those, who believe on Him. This was made clear to His disciples when He said to them, "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that receiveth whomsoever I send receiveth me; and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me" (John 13:20). And He further confirmed this Truth when He said to them, "Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues; And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles. But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you" (Matthew 10:16-20).

Through Paul The Word confirmed and revealed to us, saying, "...if our gospel 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 of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake. For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to [give] the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us" (2 Corinthians 4:3-7).

The Word made His Testimony clear to us through the earthen vessel of His friend Matthew, who of The Holy Ghost was sent not of himself, but of The Power of The Father through and with HIS Son working with and through him, saying, "He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me" (Matthew 10:40). These Words apply to all, who believe and receive The Word of GOD through those, who were sent in His Name. And if we receive and believe The Word of GOD through those, whom He has sent in His Name, then by receiving and believing The Word of GOD, Who works to accomplish The Will of The Father, to connect us to HIMSELF that we might believe and receive HIS PRESENCE in us through our receiving of HIS Son, then HE Will sent us in HIS NAME, not in our own strength, or power, but of The POWER of The Father, WHO will take of HIS OWN SPIRIT in The Light and Life of HIS OWN Son and give to us that HE by HIS Word might accomplish and fulfill "The Great Commission" of representing HIS NAME and Authority in bringing Judgment to all, who would receive and believe on HIM through Him Whom HE has sent in HIS NAME through us.

Through the vessel of His friend John, Jesus has revealed to us what He had revealed unto them, saying "...Peace [be] unto you: as [my] Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on [them], and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; [and] whose soever [sins] ye retain, they are retained" (John 20:21-23). Notice that Jesus did not send a Divine being to His disciples that they might receive The Holy Ghost. No! It was through Him in the beginning that The Father "...formed man [of] the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul" (Genesis 2:7). And it is through Him and of Him that The Father breathed HIS MOST HOLY SPIRIT, or HIS PRESENCE into them, to co labor with Him and The Father in reaching us with The Light of HIS Word, Who shined through them. As The Father sent Him to accomplish HIS Will in them, and they were brought into fellowship with The Father through Him, likewise, as He sent them into the world to reach us, we are brought into close fellowship with The Father and The Son by The POWER of GOD'S Word, Who works The Father's Will through them and us, to reach all, who are lost, to draw all unto The Father by Him working through us.

To teach them and us the importance of believing in What He has revealed of Himself for the very works sake, Jesus taught His disciples an important lesson in receiving and believing on Him through those, whom He had sent, and through whom He would comfort them in His Spirit. "After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as they walked, and went into the country. And they went and told [it] unto the residue: neither believed they them. Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen. And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God. And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with [them], and confirming the word with signs following. Amen" (Mark 16:12-20).

The Word of GOD made The Work of GOD known to the children of Israel. And through His disciples, He has made known to us The Works of GOD that we today might do The Good Works in His Name. For He said to them, "Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed. Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent. They said therefore unto him, What sign shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work? Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat. Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven. For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world. Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread. And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. But I said unto you, That ye also have seen me, and believe not. All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out. For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me. And this is the Father's will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day. And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day" (John 6:27-40).

Jesus has Testified to us through the vessel of His friend John, who has presented Him to us, and has revealed that He is The Holy One, Whom The Father has sealed. And because He is The Holy One, Who does The Father's Will in and through us, John also testified and said, "He that hath received his testimony hath set to his seal that God is true. For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure [unto him]. The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand. He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him" (John 3:33-36).

Having Sealed His Father's NAME in the hearts and minds of His disciples, Jesus went everywhere working GREAT POWER and Authority through them, to fulfill "The Great Commission" of representing to men all that The Father had commanded them to observe through HIS Word. But the enemy, who works against GOD and HIS Christ was not willing to lay down, or submit to GOD'S Authority to work HIS Will by HIS Word through and with His disciples, to shine The Light of The Knowledge of The Glory of GOD into this darken world to The Glory of HIS Word. To prevent The Light of GOD'S Word from shining through men, the enemy blinded the leaders of the people to The Truth of GOD that he might work through them to destroy The Holy One in Whom The NAME of GOD was being revealed. After crucifying and failing to keep The Son of GOD in the tomb of death, the enemy then sought to prevent The Power of GOD from working through and with His disciples, to keep the world in darkness to The Truth of GOD by HIS Word. By using someone, who thought he was in the service for GOD, doing the works of GOD, the enemy sought to destroy the disciples through whom Christ worked.

With the spirit of the enemy working through Saul, to bind men and women through whom Christ worked, Jesus met Saul on the way to Damascus, "And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?" (Acts 9:4) Notice that Jesus did not say to Saul, Why do you persecute them? Had He said this to him, men would see His disciples, as being separated from Him, and not One with Him. And it could be said that the one through whom Christ worked would be someone else.

But it was The POWER of GOD in Christ, Who open the eyes and mind of Saul to The Light of Truth, to convert him from the work of the enemy, to the work of GOD in Christ in "The Great Commission" of HIS Word to the lost through him. For "...there was a certain disciple at Damascus, named Ananias; and to him said the Lord in a vision Ananias. And he said, Behold, I [am here], Lord. And the Lord [said] unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and enquire in the house of Judas for [one] called Saul, of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth, And hath seen in a vision a man named Ananias coming in, and putting [his] hand on him, that he might receive his sight. Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he hath done to thy saints at Jerusalem: And here he hath authority from the chief priests to bind all that call on thy name. But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel: For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake. And Ananias went his way, and entered into the house; and putting his hands on him said, Brother Saul, the Lord, [even] Jesus, that appeared unto thee in the way as thou camest, hath sent me, that thou mightest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Ghost. And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized" (Acts 9:6,10-18).

By revealing to Saul that He was being persecuted by him, Jesus was revealing that He is The Holy One through Whom and with Whom The LORD works with His disciples, who are sent for His Name's sake to do HIS Will. For He said to His disciples, "He that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me" (Luke 10:16). Notice that there is no other person being spoken of between Christ and those through whom He has sent to bear His Name. And there is no other person being spoken of between Him and The Father, WHO sent Him to reveal HIS NAME to us through those, who receive Him. If Saul did not believe in The Word, Who came to him through Ananias, would his eyes open to The Truth? Today, we receive and believe on Christ through those, whom He has sent for His Name's sake. If we despise their witness to us of Him, then to whom do we turn, to open our eyes to receive The Witness of GOD through HIS Word?

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Are there many despising The Word of GOD
through those, who are sent in His Name?

By Paul joining the fellowship of believers, to work with The Father and The Son, in fulfilling "The Great Commission" of bearing HIS Name to the world, John testified of their witness of Christ and said, "That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship [is] with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ. And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full. This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all" (1 John 1:3-5).

It was revealed by The Word of GOD through Paul, who represented Christ Name to men, saying, "God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past 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, by whom also he made the worlds; Who being the brightness of [his] glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high" (Hebrews 1:1-3).

Jesus confirmed What was revealed through Paul when He said, "...He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me. And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me. I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness. And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day. For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak. And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak" (John 12:44-50). And because Jesus is The Holy One, Who Represent What The Father has revealed of HIMSELF to us through Him, "We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak" (2Corinthians 4:13).

"Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not; But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God. But if our gospel 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 of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake. For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to [give] the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us" (2 Corinthians 4:1-7).

As earthen vessels connected to The Vine of GOD'S Word, to bear The Good Fruit of The Name of Christ to the world, The Father by HIS Word through His friend Luke said, "...a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh" (Luke 6:43-45).

It was through The Vine of GOD'S Word to the church at Colosse that Paul brought forth The Fruit of The Vine from The Abundant Treasure of his heart and said, "Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus [our] brother, To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace [be] unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love [which ye have] to all the saints, For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel; Which is come unto you, as [it is] in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as [it doth] also in you, since the day ye heard [of it], and knew the grace of God in truth: As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ; Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit.

"For this cause we also, since the day we heard [it], do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated [us] into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption through his blood, [even] the forgiveness of sins: Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:

"For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all [things] he might have the preeminence. For it pleased [the Father] that in him should all fulness dwell; And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, [I say], whether [they be] things in earth, or things in heaven. And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in [your] mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:

"If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and [be] not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, [and] which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister; Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church: Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God; [Even] the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: To whom God would make known what [is] the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus: Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily" (Colossians 1:1-29).

By working mightily through His disciples, who were not Divine beings, but were of His flesh and made partakers of His inheritance of the saints in light, to shine bright with The Light of His Glory, The Word Himself has reconciled us to GOD in Himself, to be presented Holy without blame in HIS sight. As He accomplished The Father's Will through and with Moses, to shined bright with His Glory to the children of Israel; GOD, WHO was The ONLY ONE WHO knew of HIS Son from ages and from generations pass, has commanded that The Light of HIS Son might be made known to His Body--the church, to fill full all the vessels, who would receive Him, to shines bright with The Knowledge of GOD to His Glory. For through His servant Isaiah, The Holy One, Who was Anointed with The Most Holy ONE, testified and said, "The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified. "(Isaiah 61:1-3).

John testified and shine bright in bearing witness of The Light, Who shined through him, saying, "He was not that Light, but [was sent] to bear witness of that Light. [That] was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not. He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, [even] to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. 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,) full of grace and truth." (John 1:8-14).

Seeking to shine The Light of His Glory to the darken minds of the Pharisees, Jesus presented a question to them, to open their understanding to The Truth, as to Who it was that was dwelling there among them. He spoke to them, "Saying, What think ye of Christ? whose son is he? They say unto him, [The Son] of David. He saith unto them, How then doth David in spirit call him Lord, saying, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool? If David then call him Lord, how is he his son? And no man was able to answer him a word, neither durst any [man] from that day forth ask him any more [questions]" (Matthew 22:42-46).

Because they bore no fruit towards The Work of Righteousness, in being a good influence to the people, to let His Light shine through them, which many are doing today, Jesus reproved them for their unbelief and said in the hearing of the multitude and His disciples, saying, "...behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and [some] of them ye shall kill and crucify; and [some] of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute [them] from city to city: That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar. Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation. O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, [thou] that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under [her] wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. For I say unto you, Ye shall not see me henceforth, till ye shall say, Blessed [is] he that cometh in the name of the Lord" (Matthew 23:34-39).

Notice that Paul was once a bad influence to the people of GOD, but after The Light of GOD by HIS Word shined into his heart, he clearly expressed to them and to us that it was Christ, Who came to them through his flesh, to make known to us The NAME of The LORD; that we might be filled with the riches of His glorious gospel, according to the dispensation of GOD, WHO works all things with and through HIS Son, to fill our vessels with The Riches of His Glory to The Glory of GOD. "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God" (John 3:16-18).

With The Light of The Word shining through Paul, he was made a partaker of Christ, to testify and shine bright His Light through himself to men, saying, "...because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father" (Galatians 4:6). We need only to believe in GOD'S Word, and observe and do all things whatsoever He has commanded us by HIS Power to do; that The Father might be glorified in Him and He us, "To open their eyes, [and] to turn [them] from darkness to light, and [from] the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me" (Acts 26:18).

Like Saul, whose eyes were opened to The Spirit of Truth, by receiving Ananias, who was sent to him; our eyes would be open to The Spirit of Truth, by receiving Paul, whom GOD has sent with HIS Word, to open our eyes to The Truth of HIS Word. For Jesus said, "He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me" (Matthew 10:40). The word "you" and the word "he" are being used not to apply to one single Third Divine Being, Whom GOD would send, but of Jesus, Who is Divine, Who is sent through those, who have received Him, to become partakers of His Divine Nature, to reveal The Father, WHO sent Him, as The Spirit of Truth to shine through our flesh to men. For it is written, "He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, [even] to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. 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,) full of grace and truth" (John 1:11-14).

Are we by our faith helping to build faith in Christ, from our faith to His Faith, to have hope in GOD, WHO gave to us HIS Word? If we are to be saved from this adulterous and sinful generation in both physical and spiritual darkness, it is my prayer that we choose to take heed to hear according to GOD'S Word, Whom HE has sent through those, whom He has sent to us in The Spirit of Truth that, as messengers for Him, we might go before Him, in preparing the hearts of men to receive Him spiritually before His physical appearing. Amen.

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