THE WORM THAT LAID LOW THE NATIONS

BY:  BARBARA J. STRAUSER

FEBRUARY 19, 2006

The soul is the dust.”  This was spoken one morning in the 1980’s as I walked outside, and accepting this truth is of primary importance to receive understanding of what I am sharing with you.

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Father, what is the devil?

THIS ENTITY IS THE PERPETRATOR OF WICKEDNESS.

Where did he come from?

HE CAME FROM OUT OF ME OF COURSE.  HE HAD NO STATURE UNTIL MAN AGREED TO GIVE HIM PLACE BY LISTENING AND BELIEVING HIS LIES.  THIS EVIL INTENT, KNOWN AS SATAN AND THE DEVIL, HAS NO STRENGTH APART FROM MAN’S WILL.  I ABOLISHED HIS REIGN OVER MANKIND AT THE CROSS.  THE STRENGTH NOW USED IN THIS REALM IS BY TRICKERY AND IS PROMULGATED BY FEAR IN THE HEARTS OF MANKIND.  IT REMAINS FOR MAN TO ERADICATE EVEN THE MEMORY OF EVIL BY TAKING UP THE LIFE SUPPLIED THROUGH THE SPIRIT OF CHRIST.

The carnal nature will be no more when mankind realizes who the devil is and where Satan abides.  How could a people created by God allow this evil entity to endure after it is learned that only by our own wills he exists?

The devil is everything that is opposite from God.  This evil entity is God’s REFLECTION, AN OBLIQUITY  reversed from the entirety of God.  (Think about a reflection in a mirror, it seems to be the same as the thing    reflected there but it is exactly opposite.  “Even the devil can appear as an angel of light.”)  He appeared at the invitation [listening and doing his bidding] of the first couple.  The purpose of mankind is to receive Christ Jesus – He is our life.  (In Him we live and move and have our being.) We must overcome all that is opposite of God. The devil will then be no more.

MAN’S SOUL IS THE DUST – the feeding trough of the serpent [satan], for the dust [soul] feeds the oppressor.  As the mortal form complies in lurid acts, Satan feeds on the dust of humankind.

TO THE SERPENT (satanic nature):

“Cursed are you above all the livestock and all the wild animals!  You will crawl on your belly and you will eat dust all the days of your life.  And I will put enmity between you and the woman and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel” (Genesis 3:14, 15)

Early on within the atmosphere of the earth there began to form the offspring of the one who rules in the air that surrounds mankind.  The spiritual energy generated by the wickedness in the hearts of fallen men and women became great enough to move from heart to heart, from tribe to tribe and nation to nation.  Instead of children of the Spirit of God coming forth there were the unseen children of darkness (demonic influences).  The mind, will and appetites of the soulish area in humanity listened to the sense realm, which is influenced by the hissing voice that had caused mankind’s downfall. 

The dust is the stuff of the earth and all that fills it.  It came out of God and from it He formed the soul of man.  Man had not the covering of skin and the life of blood until he fell short of the glory of God.  (I strongly suggest that you read the account of creation with an open mind and a heart that is directed by the Spirit of the Almighty; Genesis 1-3.)  Within the dust are all of the attributes of God, but apart from His Spirit they are devoid of Life.  This is the reason that He inspired man with His Breath, which is, of course, His Spirit.

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness….”  (Genesis 1 26)  The spoken word was the Energy of God presented for the formation of mankind“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.”  (Genesis 1:27)  Man was created of the dust – the same substance from which all things came.  “The LORD formed the man from the dust of the ground.”  This substance was debased – empty of God’s Spirit.  “The earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.”  (Genesis 1:2)  Then God did an astonishing thing:  “…and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life and the man became a living soul.” (Genesis 2:7)  Man was the delegated keeper of creation.

So mankind was created of the substance of God [in His likeness] but in another form [minus His Spirit].  However, God inspired him with His Life, man’s appearance was that of light – God’s glory.

Humankind [Christed man; cherub of God] is the crown of God’s creation, fashioned of His substance and in His likeness, “…the model of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.”  This is the form of humanity who lived in the Eden of God.  He, who at the dawn of creation was clothed in the glory of Christ, “…was blameless in all his ways from the day of his creation until wickedness was found in him.”

It is the nature of all things to have an opposite, or reverse side.  This is true of every living thing, every thought, every idea, and every attitude.  It is true of God; it is true of humanity.  Carnality is the reverse of God.  Before wickedness was revealed in humankind, the carnal nature was engaged in commerce [intercourse; interposition] with his soul.  The attributes of God are indigenous to the soul of man, and the perverted form of these traits began to call out within his soul.  The whisperings of base attitudes and desires so influenced the thoughts, will and emotions of created man that he was weakened, and consequently brought to the low estate of separation from the Spirit of God.  By this time the soul and the spirit of man had been separated in the bringing forth from Adam his helpmeet, the wife, who was called Eve but must be recognized as the soul of mankind.  This facet of the human species was overtaken by the covert desires of the lower nature, and because this area is the seat of the mind, will and emotions was able to influence the human form to partake of knowledge without the Seed of Life [the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.]

Even though in his beginning man [the first Adam] was created in the likeness of God, when the carnal influence won over his soul man became an image of the father of lies rather than the exact representation of Christ.  “How you have fallen from heaven O morning star, son of the dawn!”  Early on God had warned man that if he partook of knowledge that has no life, he would surely die.  Eve [the soul] was present when God so warned Adam.  It was not until the soul [Eve] was brought out, away from the Life inspired into Adam that temptation (which had been there all along in the presence of the tree of knowledge) could not be resisted.  So the soul was grievously tempted, and succumbed to the carnal desires of the lower nature.  And the species of man died.  He suffered the death of Life in the Spirit of Christ.  And Adam and Eve were banished from Paradise.  “Through your widespread trade you were filled with violence and you sinned.”  (Ezekiel 28:16)  “You have been cast down to the earth, you who laid low the nations.”  (Isaiah 14:12)

Here is what the Spirit has revealed concerning the trees in the Garden:  The Tree of Life is the Spirit of God, present for eternal life and knowledge in the wisdom of God.  It is a tree with seed to bring forth fruit – the independent life of Christ.  (See Genesis 1:29)  The tree of the knowledge of good and evil is the carnal nature and has no seed.  (See Genesis 2:16, 17)  It lacks independent life and cannot reproduce but it spreads like mold or mildew – under cover of darkness.  The knowledge gained from this entity has not wisdom, only logic, which satisfies the soulish area separated from the Spirit.

Through his trafficking with carnality humankind became impressed with his beauty and proud because of his splendor; his wisdom became corrupted and he said in his heart:  “I will ascend to heaven; I will raise my throne above the stars of God; I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly, on the utmost heights of the sacred mountain.  I will ascend above the tops of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.”  (Isaiah 14:13, 14)  Man sold out for a lie and was cast out of the heavenly realm for lack of Life.  Fire and a sword barred the way of return from him.

“How you have fallen from heaven, O morning star, son of the dawn!”  (Isaiah 14:12)

God clothed mankind with flesh, for they were naked and shamed in their loss of glory.  He supplied them with blood for they were empty, void of the Life that had sustained them.  They had become as the beasts of the field, (“the life of the soul is in the blood”) but with the knowledge of good and evil.  God said: “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil.  He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life, and eat and live forever”.  So the LORD banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken.  (Genesis 3:22, 23)

After the residents of Paradise fell from glory, God spoke to the entity of evil [which then had life, not of his own but life supplied by the now mortal man] saying: “You will crawl on your belly and you will eat the dust all the days of your life.”  The carnal nature (Satan) must feed on the soul of humanity to survive. .”I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.”

It was given to her to know that her children would be in danger from the one who had overtaken her.  It became the lot of woman to bring forth children in suffering but with desire remaining for her husband, whose issue her offspring must be.  ”I will greatly increase your pains in childbearing; with pain you will give birth to children.”

Man’s designated assignment was that of tiller of the ground – the dust of his origin – to be done in hardship and sorrow.  “Because you listened to your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘you must not eat of it,’  “Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.  It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field.  By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken, for dust you are and to dust you will return.” (Selected verses from Geneses 3:14-19)

From that time forward mankind has been plagued by sorrow but the work designed by God as the purpose of man’s earth walk began.

Purpose

For creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God.  (Romans 8:20, 21)

For God has bound all men over to disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all.  (Romans 11:32)

The Lord God cursed the downfall of man and decreed that his walk apart from Him would be to no purpose.  He ordered that the function of man’s carnal nature would depend entirely upon man’s willingness to sustain it.  God’s curse was solely against the evil intent that had hissed at Eve and persuaded her into its trap.  But He further pronounced that provision for mankind would come from the soil [dust], which would yield to fallen man only what was present in the absence of the Spirit of God.  However, hope was presented in His dictum to the woman and the man, for all the structural components for righteousness are within the soul [dust].  When each individual soul is again joined to her predestined mate [Man’s spirit recreated.  “Christ in you, the hope of glory.”] they will bring forth the child of the Spirit and will find entry once more to Paradise.

The dilemma that befell the human race was not one of mere happenstance but was the design of God’s purpose.  It was to bring about the only way that all creation could be made forever free of the carnal intent of its reverse side.  It is man’s willingness to submit that the Lord God craves.  Of course He could have created man without the possibility of disobedience, but what kind of love would that have been in man?

God created His family in Christ as part of the only Begotten Son of the Father before the foundation of the universe.  He chose to allow man to overcome the aberration in the nature apart from God by bringing it to death through obedient submission in love for Him.  

The trek that stretched out before Adam and Eve was one of incomprehensible suffering and strife.  But God could not rescue them immediately, for that would have nullified His intent.  However, He did not then hold mankind accountable for their iniquity but allowed them to reap from the field in which they sowed, and it was one of darkness. 

God revealed Himself to the human race and began to prepare them for the Savior as He drew out a people for His name.   The law given by Moses held the place for the entrance of Jesus, the Second Adam.  He is the exact representation of the Father, born to bring the offspring of God full circle back to Him, free of carnality.   It is by Him that mankind will accomplish what he has attempted to do in his flesh.  Christ will enable man to succeed in the realm of the everlasting and unseen and therefore, in the natural.  THE EARTH WILL YIELD ITS FRUIT!

In the ground of man, just as within the ground of the earth, are placed many valuable and precious deposits.  In the Garden man was adorned with these.  “You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, and emerald, chrysolite, onyx and jasper, sapphire, turquoise and beryl.  Your settings and mountings were made of gold; on the day you were created they were prepared.  You were anointed as a guardian cherub, for I ordained you.  You were on the holy mount of God; you walked among the fiery stones…”  (Ezekiel 28:13, 14)  When man bowed to the desires of the carnal nature, the precious gems lost their fire and the gold became embedded in the substance that is without Life.  The crown of God’s creation was cast out of the heavenly realm and took the future generations with him – “he laid low the nations”.

But God’s plan was moving according to His design.  He directed man to “work the ground from which he had been taken.”  The precious stones will regain their fire, the gold its intended form and entrance into Paradise will be won when the soul of man meets the sword [Word] and passes through the Fire [The presence of the Lamb].  While the recreated spirit works the ground of man’s soul, the Fruit of the Spirit is produced. [Compare to the fiery stones].

New Life

The cross of Jesus Christ is the intersection of God and man.  The vicarious sacrifice was the act of love to return the world to the Father.

1. The flesh of man [carnal nature] was cursed unto death upon the cross. 

2. The mortal life of the soul [blood] was poured out.

3. The Life of the Spirit was supplied. [Water from Jesus’ side]

All that God had directed before this time was for the exact and distinct purpose of the death of Jesus in order to present the Life of Christ again in human form.  It was to the obedient remnant in the Upper Room that the Power From on High was recreated in human flesh.

Until Christ was again present in human form, the designated purpose of man in his earth-walk could not be worked out.  The deposits in human dust [soul] must gain Life and be brought forth.  The recreated spirit in man is the one who must reunite with the soul and work that soil.  The progress of this event is done in special ways and in stages.

1. Individual receives the Word of God and the human spirit is recreated.

2. The recreated spirit must woo the soul by the Life that has come.

3. The soul must be instructed and renewed by this Holy Spirit.

4. The soul will be joined again with the spirit because of the word reaching into the place of division, cutting away the flesh and bringing reunion.

5. The union of the soul and recreated spirit will bring forth New Life.

Paul wrote:  “Women will be saved through childbearing if they continue in faith, love and holiness with propriety.”  The souls of mankind must bring forth the divine Child, once again in human flesh.

The divine Child who has been waiting to be birthed into the world is the family of God – the CHRISTED remnant.  This birth is not one of the natural generations of humankind but is that of regeneration, the transformation from mortality to immortality.  It is the spiritual event that will present Christ’s body in the flesh, leaving behind the dead flesh nature.  “And he is the head of the body, the church…”  (Colossians 1:18)  “Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it” (1 Corinthians 12:27)

The chromosomes of God sown in the ground [dust, soul, womb] of humankind at the time of creation are the ovum for His family and must be brought to Life by the Spirit of Christ [Sperm].  As the recreated spirit works within the soul the attributes of God begin to take form in the individual.  The Living Word grows and must be nurtured by its surroundings.  All within the soul, which holds this New Life, must be of the Spirit.  If the individual is faithful in this, by the time the incubation period is completed the supernatural birth will occur.  

Satan [carnal nature] nags the walk of man in the world, for he knows his life is limited. There must be no place given to the carnal nature in the area of man’s thoughts, his desires or emotions.  The carnal nature must not be allowed to influence the actions of the race of man.  As the soul grows in the strength of Christ the new creation within will cause a fire to rise, consuming the old nature and reducing it to ashes on the floor of the soul.  Then it will be said:  “Is this the man who shook the earth and made kingdoms tremble, the man who made the world a desert, who overthrew its cities and would not let his captives go home?”   (Isaiah 14:16, 17)

“When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true:  ‘Death has been swallowed up in victory.’”   (I Corinthians 15:54)

This, then, is the purpose of man’s completed earth-walk:  Man recreated and restored to the realm of Heaven, bringing all creation with him – “for heaven and earth have become one.”  There is no longer a reverse to man or God because man has denied Satan by the Strength and Life of Christ.  There is no more death for it has been swallowed up by Life. 

“He said to me:  ‘it is done.  I am the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End.  To him who is thirsty I will give to drink without cost from the spring of the water of life.  He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.’”  (Revelations 21:7)

REVELATION GIVEN BY THE SPIRIT WITHIN

Key: Violet: Voice of the spirit within

Blue: Author’s words

Green:  Notes for clarity

Red: emphasis

Evil is the antitheses of God. Man’s purpose is to overcome this anomaly by living in Christ, who has defeated the enemy.  When success is achieved, man will be transformed by the anointing (Christ), free of carnality.   Evil will dissipate. (Loose energy irreversibly)

The anomaly of God was released into the world to rid Father God of His reflection or shadow.  (He separated the Light from the darkness) Only tHe Son can overcome the antithesis because Christ is pure.  he came forth from God free of the reflection. (He is the exact IMAGE of god, not his reflection.) This will be completed by the image of God [mankind] walking fully as the son.

Parents: don’t teach your children to be good.  Teach them to love God.  Introduce them to Christ by the life that you live.  Love is the way.  The rod of instruction is the Living Word.

(Revelation 21:7) He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.

there has to be a desire for righteous goodness springing out of Father God (This is the Christ) to conquer and overcome the adversity.  It is a rightful way to eradicate what exists because I AM.  I AM WHAT I AM – ALL THINGS.

Lord, oh Lord, give me understanding.

You have the mind of Christ.  Avail yourself of his wisdom.  This will bring the light of understanding. (If we have the mind of Christ, has Christ become us?)

 I AM ALWAYS TRUE TO WHO I AM.

10/31/04

Jesus did it.  He was able to bring back to the Father the very image of Christ, not stained in anyway by sin.  (Think on this) The Shadow or Antithesis never touched Him.  This is what we are to do, and are able to do because of the triupmph of Christ Jesus.   All sin is forgiven at the CROSS.  Every sin.

the only energy that the devil has is man’s carnal minid.  “trying to be good” energizes carnality.  (This is man trying to do it.  It has to be Christ) the only good is god and only as christ becomes mankind’s life is that energy overcome.  evil has not life of its own, as does christ.  only he is endued with such power.

be strong and have courage.  do not faint or be afraid.  my righteousness exceeds evil.

jesus did it right.  He came into the natural REALM AND was the exact replication of christ.  because he did, and because he left the mortal blood on the ground and presented the life force of the spirit [River of Life], all who live in earth can do it, too.  he came that all might have abundant life to the full.

I can see, Lord, that Jesus was able to do what You have deigned that humankind must do – be the absolute outshining of Christ.  Jesus was able to image the Son without deviation from His perfection.  Although He was in human form, He lived by the River of Life.

[Pentecost = anointing by oil; Feast of Tabernacles = saturation of Life.  Oil and water don’t mix.] We cannot, must not, try to bring the gift realm into this time of rest (before the Feast).

christ is the light of the world.  the reflection of light is light (jesus).

darkness has no reflection.

There is a mystery that has not yet been resolved by mankind.  People have not understood the reason for being.  It is not so that God would have ones to worship and love Him.  He already had that.  We were created for glory – to do the good works laid out for us.

(Hebrews 1:3)  [Amplified bible] 3He is the sole expression of the glory of God [the Light-being, the [a]out-raying or radiance of the divine], and He is the perfect imprint and very image of [God’s] nature, upholding and maintaining and guiding and propelling the universe by His mighty word of power. When He had by offering Himself accomplished our cleansing of sins and riddance of guilt, He sat down at the right hand of the divine Majesty on high,

(Ephesians 2:10) 10For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

(Romans 9:22-24) 22What if God, choosing to show his wrath and make his power known, bore with great patience the objects of his wrath—prepared for destruction? 23What if he did this to make the riches of his glory known to the objects of his mercy, whom he prepared in advance for glory— 24even us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles?

(Romans 8:20) 20For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it in hope. For the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God.

Father God brought forth Christ Jesus completely pure, without stain or blemish.  Although Father is perfect, there is an antithesis from out of Him, but separated from Him.  The Christ saturated Jesus in the flesh of man, brought Him to complete submission and gave Him the ability to shed the carnal flesh and curse it to death by nailing it to a tree.  [Baptism, in the wilderness, and in the garden.]

Hebrews 5:8 8Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered.

Thus, overcoming the perverted counterpart of Father God.  The reflection of God will be only light as we overcome all of the sin that was hung on the cross.  We must take up our cross and finish in our flesh what remains of the sin that sent Jesus Christ to His cross for the sake of His body, which is the church.

We were all created in Christ and I am convinced that the souls of everyone born into the earth agreed to take on human flesh and allow carnality to enter in order to kill it by Christ’s strength by overcoming its every aspect.

Because evil came out of God, He takes responsibility for it.

To understand what I am saying to you, the principle of CAUSE and EFFECT needs to be understood.  It is demonstrated in the scripture below.

(Isaiah 45:5-8)

  5 I am the LORD, and there is no other;
       apart from me there is no God.
       I will strengthen you,
       though you have not acknowledged me,

    6 so that from the rising of the sun
       to the place of its setting
       men may know there is none besides me.
       I am the LORD, and there is no other.

    7 I form the light and create darkness,
       I bring prosperity and create disaster;
       I, the LORD, do all these things.

    8 “You heavens above, rain down righteousness;
       let the clouds shower it down.
       Let the earth open wide,
       let salvation spring up,
       let righteousness grow with it;
       I, the LORD, have created it.

 Again in Isaiah 54:15-18 (New International Version)

 15 If anyone does attack you, it will not be my doing;
       whoever attacks you will surrender to you.

    16 “See, it is I who created the blacksmith
       who fans the coals into flame
       and forges a weapon fit for its work.
       And it is I who have created the destroyer to work havoc;

    17 no weapon forged against you will prevail,
       and you will refute every tongue that accuses you.
       This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD,
       and this is their vindication from me,”
       declares the LORD.

The devil came out OF God.  He does not SEND it or CREATE it, it just is because God is PERFECT IN ALL OF HIS WAYS: CAUSE AND EFFECT!

Matthew 6:22, 23  The eye [knowledge, understanding] is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness“. 

CHARACTER BEARS WITNESS TO THE INNER MAN – SEEN ONLY BY GOD, REVEALED IN THE LIGHT.

If the only light within us is darkness how deep is that darkness.  That is because the only light those without Christ have is reflected light and that is carnal – satanic.   But the LIGHT has come to us.  There is no excuse for us to follow the teachings of darkness.

Jesus Christ is the Firstborn of many brothers to complete the good work laid out for us.  He was able to do it because His Sire was the Father God.  He was born through the flesh of a blameless woman by the Seed of God.  Her lineage was long prepared for this. Father presented Jesus with the Spirit of Holiness before sending Him out in His ministry.  When He was crucified, it appeared that He had lost the battle between good and evil, in fact, that is when it was won.  He triumphed over the adversary but people didn’t understand it.

God is not masochistic that He required the sacrifice of His Son for the sin of man’s separation from Him.  The work of the cross was the instrument that opened the way for man to OVERCOME evil.  The only way it will be eradicated is in the personal triumph of every soul by way of the recreated spirit within man.  (A carnal mind will prevent you from understanding this.  Only the soul united to Christ can receive it.)

“God bound all men over to frustration so that he could have mercy on them all” 

Who/what is mercy?

Christ.

What is God’s image?

Righteous holiness, glory.

What is God’s reflection?

The reverse of I AM, but that may appear to be God.

What is the image of Christ?

the son of man [Jesus]

What is His reflection?

Himself, as seen in jesus.

Note: Jesus and Christ are One, inseparably One.  Jesus died on the Cross to give us the same privilege, to be one in the Son.  Christ is the family of God.  He is our heritage.

“We do not know yet what we are to be, but when He appears we shall be like Him for we shall see Him as He is”.

“Christ in you, the hope of glory”.

“When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory”.

Christ shall become us.  This is the hope that I hope for!  The way that we overcome is Christ rising within us.

“Not by might or strength but by my spirit says the Lord”.

The antitheses of IAM was given permission to gain strength in the world when man acquiesed to the suggestion.

Why did You allow this to happen?

So that My image could face this aberration and overcome evil for all time.  Only by Christ can this happen.  The Christ Son is not for anointing for special conditions or circumstances but to be the saturation forever – nevermore to move out of the Holy Place.  Then My reflection shall be My image.

How could Christ come forth without that aberration?

Because i willed it to be so.  i could have created man to be the same but then evil would remain in my reflection.  the only way to be rid of the opposer is to overcome it in christ.  it is my hope, and my hope cannot avoid completion, my image shall manifest.  as long as a fragment of the enemy remains it can again gain strength.  it cannot remain, however, because jesus christ nailed it to the cross.  it is done!!

there is good and there is evil.  there is no middle ground.

Father, if I may be so bold, why didn’t you just will evil to die.

because that would deplete my power.

How?

My righteous justice must be satisfied.  I AM cannot rise up against that I AM. However my image can do it.  my reflection is like what you see in a mirror: it appears to be the same but it has no life of its own.  it only moves as you move but in an opposite mode.  so it is with the reflection of i am.  it had no life until man gve it place… a place to reflect. but the fact of its reflection had to be made null and void until the complete death of it.  Jesus did that.  satan is on a leash.  he can attack only with what is common to all men. 

(1 Corinthians 10:13) Amplified Bible 13For no temptation (no trial regarded as enticing to sin), [no matter how it comes or where it leads] has overtaken you and laid hold on you that is not common to man [that is, no temptation or trial has come to you that is beyond human resistance and that is not [a]adjusted and [b]adapted and belonging to human experience, and such as man can bear]. But God is faithful [to His Word and to His compassionate nature], and He [can be trusted] not to let you be tempted and tried and assayed beyond your ability and strength of resistance and power to endure, but with the temptation He will [always] also provide the way out (the means of escape to [c]a landing place), that you may be capable and strong and powerful to bear up under it patiently.

May all be done to Your honor and glory, Precious Heavenly Father.

All that I have told you had to be because my wondrous acts have been hindered by the reflection.  When my reflection is shattered, as are the shadows, even greater works shall be done.  when i move in a mighty act, the adversary moves in opposition.  through the obedience of my elect my perfect will and purpose is done.

AMEN

 

 

WORM THAT LAID LOW THE NATIONS, THE [Barbara J. Strauser] 2-19-06          1

 

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