Saturday, May 27, 2017


And, behold, I+ , I+ AM SENDING ,

the Promise of My+  FATHER  upon you: 

but tarry ye --- you all, sit ! --- 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The ASCENSION of CHRIST... The Crowning Jewel of HIS+ RESURRECTION !


The Crowning Jewel of HIS+  RESURRECTION

Acts 1: 9-10-11

 And when HE+ had spoken these things,

while they beheld,


HE+ was taken up;


and a cloud received HIM+ out of their sight.

And while they looked stedfastly toward Heaven


as HE+ went up,



two men stood by them in white apparel;


Which also said,

Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up

into Heaven?

This same JESUS,

Who+ is taken up from you

into Heaven,

shall so come

in like manner as ye have seen him go

into Heaven.

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Our LORD JESUS CHRIST meant for His+ disciples

to SEE Him+ ascending into Heaven.


It was purposeful.

His+ disciples were stricken with AWE !



The LORD JESUS CHRIST, in HIS+ Resurrected, Glorified BODY had just spent 40 days with His+ disciples, teaching them the things concerning the Kingdom of GOD, Acts 1:3.


HE+ appeared at will among them, coming and going ... sometimes suddenly coming,  sometimes suddenly VANISHING from their sight, as HE+ did with the men walking to Emmaus, Luke 24:31.


The Ascension of CHRIST... HE+ was taken up into Heaven ... was VISIBLE !  This time, the disciples SAW HIM+ go up! 

 In His+ Glory, what was HE+ showing them ?




may indeed enter Heaven !


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For our citizenship (Gk) is in Heaven;

from whence also we look for

the Savior+, the LORD JESUS CHRIST:


Who+ shall change our vile body,

that it may be fashioned like unto

His+ Glorious BODY+,


according to the working whereby

HE+ is able

even to subdue all things

unto Himself.+

Philippians 3: 20-21


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O GOD, our FATHER, WHO for our Redemption didst give Thine Only-BEGOTTEN SON+ to the death of the Cross. 


And HE+, through His+ Glorious Resurrection and Ascension, has delivered us from the power of the adversary and the dominion of Death;


Grant us so to die daily from sin

that we may evermore live with HIM+ in the joy of His+ Resurrection, through the same, Thy SON+ JESUS CHRIST our LORD, Who+ lives and reigns with THEE , and Thy Blessed HOLY SPIRIT... ONE GOD... both now and forever, World without End. 


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Monday, May 22, 2017

Marching Towards ASCENSION DAY !

Marching to ASCENSION Day

We praise Thy dearly-Beloved SON+


Who+, after His+ triumphant resurrection, appeared to His+ disciples,

and in their sight ascended into Heaven,

to prepare a place for us,

that where HE+ is,

there we might also be,

and reign with HIM+ in glory !

Therefore, with Angels and Arch-angels

and with all the company of Heaven,

we laud and magnify Thy Glorious Name,




 The Heavens and the earth are full of Thy Glory.


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Ascension Day is the 40th day after The LORD'S Mighty Resurrection.  It is the day HE+ ascended up into the Heavens in a cloud before the eyes of His+ Disciples.  ( This year the remembrance of this Day falls upon  Thursday, May 25.)

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And no man hath ascended up to Heaven,

but HE+ that came down

from Heaven,


even the SON+ of Man

Who+ is in Heaven.

John 3:13

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This delightsome verse tells us A LOT of Heavenly facts !


Number one, no one --- no MAN --- has gone up into Heaven except HE+ Who+ came down from Heaven ... and was made incarnate in the Hebrew virgin Mariam.


Some think that every manifestation of GOD to man in the  Old Testament was always and ever through the 2nd person of the ELOHIM. That would be, in Hebrew, YHWH ADONAI+.

( That is, the 2nd person of the Trinity, The LORD JESUS CHRIST before His+ Incarnation, The Word of GOD, The WISDOM+ of GOD ).

Before HE+ was incarnate in the Hebrew virgin Mariam, The LORD JESUS was the ONE Who+ manifested HIMSELF and walked with Adam in the Garden in the form of a person,  some maintain.


Some think that the ONE Who+ appeared unto Abraham in the plain was The LORD JESUS.  Some say that Melchizedek was The LORD JESUS HIMSELF+.


We all know that the ROCK+ Which+ followed them in the wilderness was CHRIST.

It  seems obvious that the manifestation of GOD in a person-form would by necessity be the 2nd person of the ELOHIM, the TRINITY,  the LORD JESUS, before HE+ became incarnate.  That would be, in Hebrew, YHWH ADONAI+.

Many base this on: There is no other name under Heaven given among men whereby we must be saved. And... No man hath seen GOD at any time, the Only-Begotten SON+, Who+ is in the bosom of the FATHER, HE+ hath declared HIM. John 1:18

 At the same time, we all know that CHRIST JESUS prayed to The HOLY FATHER , our FATHER Which Art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy Name.


We know that Our LORD, incarnate, submitted His+ flesh unto the Will of our Heavenly FATHER.


This is a great mystery, but The ELOHIM is the plural, unified ONE, making  GOD: The FATHER, His Beloved Only-begotten SON+ JESUS CHRIST, and the Blessed HOLY SPIRIT.


The ELOHIM is not locked into the framework of men's thoughts. 


For MY thoughts are not your thoughts,

neither are your ways MY ways,

saith the LORD.

Isaiah 55:8

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And no man hath ascended up to Heaven,

but HE+ that came down

from Heaven,


even the SON+ of Man

Who+ is in Heaven.

John 3:13

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Heaven, we see here, is NOT LOCKED into earth's time frame, either. 


The restriction of TIME was placed on planet earth after the fall of man. We remember that The ELOHIM, GOD, chose us in HIM+ before the foundation of the world. Colossians 1:4. 


Time seems so important to human beings. Strange, isn't it, that TIME seems to have no bearing upon GOD ?

The ELOHIM , GOD, is not locked into time; neither are the Angels --- both good and bad --- locked into time.  TIME is placed upon us and this earth. This restriction was one consequence of Adam's sin.

If we STAY TRUE TO CHRIST during our Life-time, HE+ will stay true to us for all Eternity.  We too will have glorified bodies.  Death will have no more dominion over us.

At the Appointed Time, we will arise and BE WITH CHRIST forever, dining with HIM+ at that Heavenly Supper where HE+ tastes of the fruit of The Vine once more --- anew --- with us in the Kingdom of GOD.... just like HE+ said .

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Handle ME+ ... and See !

photo by Sr. Judith Hannah  + + +
Order of the GOOD SHEPHERD+ 


The Resurrection Season,

Day 32 of the 40 Days our RESURRECTED LORD JESUS spent with His+ disciples in His+ Glorified Body+ !


Then saith HE+ ( the Risen CHRIST) to Thomas,

 Reach hither thy finger,

and behold My+ Hands;


and reach hither thy hand,

and thrust it into My+ Side:


and be not faithless,

but believing.

John 20:27


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Behold My+ Hands and My+ Feet,

that it is I+ Myself+:

 Handle ME+, and see;

 for a spirit hath not flesh and bones,

as ye see ME+ have.

Luke 24:39

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 We are INVITED.

 Our LORD JESUS CHRIST invites us to touch HIM+.


After His+ Resurrection, HE+ invited the shell-shocked, unbelieving disciples to TOUCH His+ Glorified, Resurrected Body... that very Body+ they walked along with every day.


In agony they had watched that Body+ being beaten with whips of bone and nail, staggering under the weight of the Cross-beam.


Their senses REELED with the torturing Crucifixion of their SAVIOR+, the ONE+ they had deemed to be The MESSIAH+, the SON+ of GOD.


JESUS CHRIST the LORD invited them to TOUCH His+ now Glorified Body+ , that familiar form which they had all watched DIE under the hands of the rough Roman soldiers !

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 We are invited too.


We who struggle with life's problems are invited to draw near to the RESURRECTED CHRIST and actually touch HIM+.


How do we encounter CHRIST ?

How can we possibly come close enough to touch HIM+ now ?


Isn't HE+ in Heaven

with The HOLY FATHER ?

 This is how:

 We come close enough to HIM+

... to allow HIM+ to touch us


Come unto ME+,

all ye that labor and are heavy laden,

and I+

will give you rest.


Take My+ yoke upon you,

and learn of ME+;


for I+ am meek and lowly in heart:

and ye shall find rest unto your souls.


For My+ yoke is easy,

and My+ burden is light.

Matthew 11: 28-30

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Come, My children,

Enter into My Courts

and stand STILL before ME+.


Set your heart upon ME+.

… and I+ will set My+ Heart upon you.


Close the door to the world.

Close the door to your pressing troubles

And turn your gaze upon ME+

For just one hour of your day...

Alone, before ME+ in Stillness,

Not performing nor studying.


Just sit still beside ME+.  


The STILL WATERS are here,

at this place

 where I+ AM.


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Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Mystery of Melchizedek FORETELLS the RESURRECTION !

Melchizedek, the HIGH PRIEST of the MOST HIGH GOD, THE ELOHIM, 
blessing Abraham, the Servant of the MOST HIGH GOD.

Resurrection Season

Day  19 

of the 40 Days The LORD JESUS CHRIST

spent with His+ Disciples,

in His+ Glorified Body,


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Knowing that CHRIST

being raised from the dead

dieth no more;

Death hath no more dominion

over HIM+.

Romans 6: 9

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All Things Must Be Fulfilled

which were written in the Law of Moses and in the prophets and in the Psalms concerning ME+.( Luke 24:44 )

And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, HE+ expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning HIMSELF+ . ( Luke 24:27 )

And [ JESUS ] said unto them,

Thus it is written

and thus it behoved CHRIST to suffer

and to rise from the dead the third day.

( Luke 24: 46 )

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Now we know there are prophecies foretelling of the Advent of CHRIST JESUS. But, where are the prophecies foretelling the suffering of CHRIST, hidden deeply in the Old Covenant ?

  Where is it so written that CHRIST must suffer ?

We all know Isaiah 53 describes His+ Suffering. However, let's focus on the more HIDDEN SCRIPTURES that are not so well-known as Isaiah 53.  So let's start at the beginning of the five books of Moses, in GENESIS.

 Genesis  14:18

 And MELCHIZEDEK  King of Salem ( Peace ) brought forth 

Bread and Wine:

he was the priest of the MOST HIGH GOD.

Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; Whither the forerunner is for us entered,

even JESUS,

 made an High Priest

 for ever

after the order of MELCHISEDEC.

Hebrews 6: 19-20


Genesis 7: 1-7

For this Melchisedec, king of Salem,

priest of the most high God,

who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him; To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also

King of Salem,

which is,

King of peace;

Without father, without mother, without descent,

having neither beginning of days, nor end of life;

but made like unto the SON of GOD;

abideth a priest continually...

 ... And it is yet far more evident: for that after the similitude of Melchisedec there ariseth another priest, Who+  is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.

 For HE testifieth,

THOU+ art a Priest for ever

after the Order of Melchisedec.

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Here we see MELCHIZEDEK, the Priest of the MOST HIGH GOD, offered BREAD AND WINE to Abraham and to Whom Abraham --- and indeed , the entire line of the Levitical Priesthood --- paid tithes.

There is never a mention of SUCH a High Priest again in Scriptures until we come to The LORD JESUS CHRIST.

Wherefore, holy brethren,

partakers of the heavenly calling,  consider


of our profession,


 Hebrews 3:1

Bread and Wine were FIRST INSTITUTED as the Body and Blood of The LORD JESUS CHRIST at the Last Passover.  That is when HE+ ate with His+ disciples before going to the Cross, explaining to them: 

THIS IS MY+ BODY, broken for you. 

 THIS CUP is the cup of the NEW COVENANT,

MY+ BLOOD, which is shed for you. 

The strange incident of "MELCHISEDEK" --- Whom some say was The LORD HIMSELF+ --- may be one of those Scriptures written in Genesis which Our LORD in His+ Glorified Body explained to the disciples .

Undoubtedly, HE+ now had


HE+ opened their understanding to SEE His+ suffering portrayed early, very early in the record of the ELOHIM'S dealing with mankind.

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Known unto GOD are all His works

from the beginning of the world.

Acts 15:18


And to make all men see

what is the fellowship of the mystery,

which from the beginning of the world

hath been hid in GOD, Who

created all things by JESUS CHRIST:

Ephesians 3:9


I AM Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the LORD, WHO+ is, and WHO+ was, and WHO+ is to come, the ALMIGHTY.

Revelation 1:8

Remember the former things of old:

for I  AM  GOD ( EL ),

and there is none else;



and there is none like ME,

Declaring the end from the beginning,

and from ancient times

the things that are not yet done,


My counsel shall stand,

and I will do all My pleasure:

Isaiah 46: 9 - 10 

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Glory be to the LIVING, RESURRECTED SAVIOR+ WHO+ opens our understanding of the hidden things contained in the OLD COVENANT, showing HIMSELF+ to be the fulfillment of all prophecy ! 


Death has no more dominion over HIM+

... nor for us, eternally !