|OUR FATHER'S HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER||A. PRIESTHOOD||B. MY FATHERS HOUSE||C. THE GATE||D. BRAZEN ALTAR||E. LAVER|
|5 EXAMPLES OF TEMPLE WORSHIP IN THE BIBLE (listed below)|
|SONS BY RELATION, PRIESTS BY VOCATION|
HEAVENLY CITY OUR FINAL DESTINATION
|AMAZED GRATITUDE AT THE GATE||FAITH IN BLOOD, TRUST JESUS CHRIST||WASH - REPENT (Pray Ten Commandments)|
|1. ORIGINAL TEMPLE IS IN HEAVEN. WE WILL LIVE WITH GOD OUR FATHER FOR ETERNITY.||2Cor 6:18 “I will be a Father to you, And you shall be My sons and daughters, Says the Lord Almighty.” Rev 1:5-6 from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood 6 He has made us a Kingdom of priests for God his Father. Rev 5:9 And [now] they sing a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the scroll and to break the seals that are on it, for You were slain (sacrificed), and with Your blood You purchased men unto God from every tribe and language and people and nation. And you have caused them (from every tribe) to become a Kingdom of priests for our God. And they will reign on the earth.” Rev 20:6 ..they will be priests of God and of Christ and they will reign with Him a thousand years.||PSA 11:4 Jehovah is in his holy temple; Jehovah, his throne is in heaven; His eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men. ASV Heb 12:22-28 But you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. REV 21:2-4 I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.. I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “See! The tabernacle of God is among men, and He will live among them, and they will be His people, and God Himself will be with them [as their God] 4 and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be death; there will no longer be sorrow and anguish, or crying, or pain; for the former order of things has passed away.” AMP||Rev 4:1 Then as I looked, I saw a door standing open in heaven, and the same voice I had heard before spoke to me like a trumpet blast. The voice said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must happen after this.” 2 And instantly I was in the Spirit, and I saw a throne in heaven and someone sitting on it. 3 The one sitting on the throne was as brilliant as gemstones—like jasper and carnelian.||Rev 5:6 .. I saw a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain, with seven horns and with seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God...11 and I heard the voices of thousands and millions of angels around the throne and of the living beings and the elders. 12 And they sang in a mighty chorus: “Worthy is the Lamb who was slaughtered to receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and blessing. 13 And then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea. They sang: “Blessing and honor and glory and power belong to the one sitting on the throne and to the Lamb forever and ever.”||Rev 7:17 For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ ‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’” NIV Rev 22:1 Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb 2 down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life… Eze 47:1 In my vision, the man brought me back to the entrance of the Temple. There I saw a stream flowing east from beneath the door of the Temple and passing to the right of the altar on its south side. Num 24:7 Like cedars beside the waters. 7 “Water [that is, great blessings] will flow from his buckets, And his offspring will live by many waters, And his king will be higher than Agag, And his kingdom shall be exalted. AMP|
|JESUS: OUR HIGH PRIEST IN HEAVEN||JESUS: ZEAL FOR HIS FATHER'S HOUSE||JESUS: THE GATE TO HEAVEN||JESUS, THE LAMB WHO WAS SLAIN||JESUS: LIVING WATER THAT CLEANSES|
|2. JESUS BODY IS THE TEMPLE & HE IS OUR HIGH PRIEST||Heb 9:11 So Christ has now become the High Priest over all the good things that have come. He has entered that greater, more perfect Tabernacle in heaven, which was not made by human hands and is not part of this created world. 12 With his own blood—not the blood of goats and calves—he entered the Most Holy Place once for all time and secured our redemption forever. Heb 3:1 [ Jesus Our High Priest ] Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, who share in the heavenly calling, [thoughtfully and attentively] consider the Apostle and High Priest whom we confessed [as ours when we accepted Him as Savior], namely, Jesus;||Jn 2:17 And His disciples remembered that it is written [in the Holy Scriptures], Zeal (the fervor of love) for Your house will eat Me up. [I will be consumed with jealousy for the honor of Your house.] AMP [“Zeal for your house will consume me”; Ps. 69:9].” Joh 2:19 Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, I will raise it again in three days." 21 (But the temple Jesus meant was his own body [Jesus was claiming divinity, his body corresponding with the Temple, the home/dwelling place of God; EXB.||Joh 10:7 “I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep. 8 All who came before me were thieves and robbers. But the true sheep did not listen to them. 9 Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through me will be saved. They will come and go freely and will find good pastures. 10 The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. 1 Tim 2:5 “For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus,” Joh 8:24 That is why I said that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I am who I claim to be, you will die in your sins.”||Joh 1:29 “Look! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! Rev 5:12 In a loud voice they were saying: “Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” Rev 12:11 “It has come at last— salvation and power and the Kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ.....They (true believers) triumphed over him (satan) by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony||ACT 2:38 Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you BE BAPTIZED in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 1Jo 1:9 But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to CLEANSE US from all wickedness. Jer 17:13 O Lord, the hope of Israel all who turn away from you will be disgraced. They will be buried in the dust of the earth, for they have abandoned the Lord, the FOUNTAIN OF LIVING WATER. Tit 2:11-14 For the grace of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all people. 12 And we are instructed to turn from godless living and sinful pleasures...14 He gave his life to free us from every kind of sin, TO CLEANSE US, and to make us his very own people, totally committed to doing good deeds.|
|PRIEST: FROM AARON TO MELCHIZEDEK||OT: THE TEMPLE IS THE HOUSE OF PRAYER||OT: ENTER HIS GATES WITH THANKSGIVING||OT: LAW REQUIRED DAILY LAMB SACRIFICE||OT: PRIESTS WASH OR DIE|
|3. PAST & FUTURE: THE TEMPLE IN JERUSALEM IS GLOBAL CENTER OF WORSHIP||OLD Exo 19:5-6 Now if you (MOSES/AARON) will obey me and keep my covenant, you will be my own special treasure from among all the peoples on earth; for all the earth belongs to me. 6 And you will be my kingdom of priests, my holy nation. 2Chr 30:17 Then the priests and Levites stood and blessed the people; and their voice was heard and their prayer came up to His holy dwelling place, to heaven. NEW Heb 7:15 This becomes even more evident when another priest (JESUS) arises in the likeness of Melchizedek, 16 who has become a priest, not on the basis of a legal requirement concerning bodily descent, (Aaronic priesthood) but by the power of an indestructible life. ...22 This makes Jesus the guarantor of a better covenant.||Exo 25:8 “The people must build a holy place [sanctuary] for me so that I can live among them. EXB Isa 56:7..for my house will be called a house of prayer for all nations." Heb 8:5 They (items in the tabernacle) serve as a pattern and foreshadowing of [what has its true existence and reality in] the heavenly things (sanctuary). For when Moses was about to erect the tabernacle, he was warned by God, saying, “See that you make it all [exactly] according to the pattern which was shown to you on the mountain.”||Psa 100:4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name. 5 For the Lord is good. His unfailing love continues forever, and his faithfulness continues to each generation. Psa 118:19 Open for me the gates where the righteous enter, and I will go in and thank the Lord. 20 These gates lead to the presence of the Lord, and the godly enter there. 21 I thank you for answering my prayer and giving me victory!||Exo 29:39 One lamb you shall offer in the morning and the other lamb in the evening. Heb 9:22 In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness. 23 That is why the Tabernacle and everything in it, which were copies of things in heaven, had to be purified by the blood of animals. But the real things in heaven had to be purified with far better sacrifices than the blood of animals.||Exo 29:4 Present Aaron and his sons at the entrance of the Tabernacle, and wash them with water. Exo 30:20 They must wash with water whenever they go into the Tabernacle to appear before the Lord and when they approach the altar to burn up their special gifts to the Lord—or they will die! Psa 51:2 Wash me thoroughly from my wickedness and guilt And cleanse me from my sin. Psa 51:7 Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean; Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.(Before Moses) Zech 14:8 And it shall come to pass in that day, (Lord returns) that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem; half of them toward the eastern sea, and half of them toward the western sea: in summer and in winter shall it be.|
|PRIEST: WE'RE MEMBERS OF A ROYAL PRIESTHOOD||TEMPLE: OUR BODIES ARE TEMPLES||GATE: PRAY IN YOUR TEMPLE - MATTHEW 7||OUR RANSOM PAID WITH HIS BLOOD||REPENTANCE IS WASHING YOUR HANDS|
|4. TODAY: OUR BODIES ARE TEMPLES OF HOLY SPIRIT||1Pe 2:5,9-12 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 9 ..., for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light. 10 “Once you had no identity as a people now you are God’s people. Once you received no mercy; now you have received God’s mercy." 11 Dear friends, I warn you as “temporary residents and foreigners” to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls. 12 Be careful to live properly among your unbelieving neighbors. Then even if they accuse you of doing wrong, they will see your honorable behavior, and they will give honor to God when he judges the world. NLT||1Co 6:19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies. (David bought the threshing floor, Jesus bought us) 2Cor 6:16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God. Psa 127:1 Unless the LORD builds the house.. builders labor in vain.||Mat 7 13 Enter through the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering through it. 14 But the gate is narrow (contracted by pressure) and the way is straitened and compressed that leads away to life, and few are those who find it. Joh 14:6 “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.||1Pet 1:18 For you know that God paid a ransom to save you from the empty life you inherited from your ancestors. And the ransom he paid was not mere gold or silver. 19 It was the precious blood of Christ, the sinless, spotless Lamb of God. Heb 9:24 For Christ did not enter into a holy place made with human hands, which was only a copy of the true one in heaven. He entered into heaven itself to appear now before God on our behalf.||Psa 26:6 I wash my hands to declare my innocence. I come to your altar, O Lord, Jam 4:6b God opposes the proud but favors the humble. 8 Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world. Psa 51 (all) 2 Wash me thoroughly from my wickedness and guilt. And cleanse me from my sin. 1Jo 3:9 Those who have been born into God’s family do not make a practice of sinning, because God’s life is in them. So they can’t keep on sinning, because they are children of God. (Meditate on Job 31)|
|PRIESTS: WORSHIP & MAKE INTERCESSION||TEMPLE: WE ARE TO DWELL IN IT FOREVER||GATES: IN THE HEAVENLY CITY||OUR ADOPTION PAPERS SIGNED IN BLOOD||WATER BRINGS NEW LIFE|
|5. AS SONS & DAUGHTERS: OUR PRIMARY JOB IS TO FUNCTION AS PRIESTS AND WORSHIP GOD ACCORDING TO HIS WAYS||Num 3:10 Appoint Aaron and his sons to serve as priests; anyone else who approaches the sanctuary is to be put to death. Heb 8:1 Now the main point of what we have to say is this: we have such a High Priest, [the Christ] who is seated [in the place of honor] at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty (God) in heaven. 1Pe 2:5 And you are living stones that God is building into his spiritual temple. What’s more, you are his holy priests. Through the mediation of Jesus Christ, you offer spiritual sacrifices that please God. Rev 20:6 Blessed [Happy] and holy are those who ·share [have a part] in this first ·raising of the dead [resurrection]. The second death [being cast in the lake of fire] has no ·power [authority] over them. They will be priests for God and for Christ and will ·rule [reign] with him for a thousand years.||Psa 27:4 One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD, to seek him in his temple. Joh 14:1 “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me. 2 There is more than enough room in my Father’s home. If this were not so, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? 3 When everything is ready, I will come and get you, so that you will always be with me where I am.||Rev 22:12 “Look, I am coming soon, bringing my reward with me to repay all people according to their deeds. 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.” 14 Blessed are those who wash their robes. They will be permitted to enter through the gates of the city and eat the fruit from the tree of life. 15 Outside the city are the dogs—the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idol worshipers, and all who love to live a lie.||Eph 1:5 God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. (THEREFORE) Heb 4:16 Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Heb 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.||Heb 10:21 And since we have a great High Priest who rules over God’s house, 22 let us go right into the presence of God with sincere hearts fully trusting him. For our guilty consciences have been sprinkled with Christ’s blood to make us clean, and our bodies have been washed with pure water. Joh 4:14 but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” Joh7:38 and let the one who believes in me drink. As the scripture has said, ‘Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.’” NRSV|
|OUR FATHER'S HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER||F. LAMPSTAND||G. TABLE||H. ALTAR OF INCENSE||I. VEIL||J. HOLY OF HOLIES|
|5 EXAMPLES OF TEMPLE WORSHIP IN THE BIBLE (listed below)|
|LIGHT (Church Receives Revelation)||EAT (The Bread of His Presence)||NOW INTERCEDE (Priestly Function)||ACCESS (Sons & Daughters Only)||REST (In the Father's Presence)|
|1. ORIGINAL TEMPLE IS IN HEAVEN||Rev 1:12 I turned around to see the voice that was speaking to me. And when I turned I saw seven golden lampstands, 13 and among the lampstands was someone like a son of man, dressed in a robe reaching down to his feet … Rev 1:20 As for the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are the angels (divine messengers) of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.||Joh 6:33 For the bread of God is HE who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world." Joh 6:51 This is the Bread which came down out of heaven. It is not like [the manna that] our fathers ate and they [eventually] died; the one who eats this Bread [believes in Me, accepts Me as Savior] will live forever.”||Rev 5:8 Each (twenty-four elders) had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people. Rev 8:4 The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of God’s people, went up before God from the angel’s hand. Rev 3:21 Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.||Rev 4:1 ... And the voice I had first heard speaking to me like a trumpet said,“Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.” Heb 10:19 So, friends, we can now--without hesitation--walk right up to God, into "the Holy Place." Jesus has cleared the way by the blood of his sacrifice, acting as our priest before God. The "curtain" into God's presence is his body.||Rev 15: 5 After this I looked, and I saw in heaven the temple—that is, the tabernacle of the covenant law—and it was opened. Psalm 11:4 The Lord is in his holy Temple; the Lord sits on his throne in heaven. He sees what people do. His eyes watch he keeps his eye on them his gaze examines people. Heb 12:22 you have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God. 28 ..let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, 29 for our God is a consuming fire.|
|JESUS: LIGHT OF THE WORLD||JESUS: THE WORD AND THE BREAD||JESUS: PRAYED INTENSELY||JESUS: HIS BODY IS THE VEIL||JESUS: HIGH PRIEST OF HEAVEN|
|2. JESUS BODY IS THE TEMPLE||Mat 3:11 (John the Baptist) “I baptize you with water for repentance. But after me comes one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. 1Jo 1:5 God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. Joh 8:12 “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.” Joh 16:7 Unless I go away, the Counselor will not come to you..||Mat 4:4 It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God. Mar 14:22 [ Jesus Institutes the Lord’s Supper ] And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.” Joh 6:51 I am the Living Bread that came down out of heaven. If anyone eats of this Bread [believes in Jesus, accepts Jesus as Savior], he will live forever. And the Bread that I will give for the life of the world is My flesh (body).”||Heb 5:7 In the days of His earthly life, Jesus offered up both [specific] petitions and [urgent] supplications [for that which He needed] with fervent crying and tears to the One who was [always] able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverent submission toward God [His sinlessness and His unfailing determination to do the Father’s will]. AMP||Hebrews 10:19-22|
19 Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. ESV
|Heb 9:11 When Christ came as high priest of the good things that are already here, he went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle that is not man-made, that is to say, not a part of this creation.|
|OT: VESSEL + OIL + FIRE = LAMP BURNING||OT: BREAD IS THE LORD'S BODY||OT: PRAYER IS INCENSE TO GOD||OT: THE VEIL SEPARATED||OT: ARK OF PRESENCE & TESTIMONY|
|3. TEMPLE IN JERUSALEM WAS CENTER OF WORSHIP & WILL BE AGAIN IN NEW JERUSALEM.||Lev 24:2-3 “Command the children of Israel to bring to you clear oil from beaten olives for the light [of the golden lampstand], to make a lamp burn continually. 3 Aaron is to tend the lamps before the LORD from evening till morning, continually. 2Sam 22:29 You are my lamp, O LORD; the LORD turns my darkness into light. Psa 18:28 You, LORD, keep my lamp burning; 2Chr 13:11 Every morning and every evening they offer the burnt offerings and the fragrant incense to the Lord; and the showbread is set on the clean table [of pure gold], and the golden lampstand with its lamps is ready to light every evening; for we keep the charge of the Lord our God [that is, the obligation we have to Him], but you have abandoned (turned away from) Him.||Exo 25:30 And you shall set the showbread (the bread of the Presence) on the table before Me always. Job 23:12 I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily bread. Deu 8:3 So He humbled you, allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man shall not live by bread alone; but man lives by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the Lord.||Psa 55:1 LISTEN TO my prayer, O God, and hide not Yourself from my supplication! Psa 141:2 May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice. Ex 30:7 “Every morning when Aaron maintains the lamps, he must burn fragrant incense on the altar. 2SAM 22:7 In my distress I called upon Jehovah; Yea, I called unto my God: And he heard my voice out of his temple, And my cry came into his ears.||Exo 26: 33 and the veil shall divide unto you between the holy place and the most holy. Ex 30:6 Place the incense altar just outside the inner curtain that shields the Ark of the Covenant, in front of the Ark’s cover—the place of atonement—that covers the tablets inscribed with the terms of the covenant. I will meet with you there. Lev 16:2 The Lord said to Moses, “Tell Aaron your brother that he must not enter at any time into the Holy Place inside the veil (the Holy of Holies), before the mercy seat which is on the ark, or he will die, for I will appear in the cloud over the mercy seat.||2Chr 6:41 “And now arise, O Lord God, and enter your resting place, along with the Ark, the symbol of your power. May your priests, O Lord God, be clothed with salvation; may your loyal servants rejoice in your goodness. Exo 25:22 There I will meet with you and, from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim that are upon the ark of the Testimony, I will speak intimately with you of all which I will give you in commandment to the Israelites. Zac 13:1 On that day a fountain will be opened for the dynasty of David and for the people of Jerusalem, a fountain to cleanse them from all their sins and impurity.|
|SPIRITUAL MANIFESTATIONS||WORD IS A SWORD||CRY OUT WITH PASSION||TEMPORARY VS. ETERNAL||OUR POSITION OF AUTHORITY WITH CHRIST|
|4. OUR BODIES ARE TEMPLES OF HOLY SPIRIT||Mat 11:22 “The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. 23 But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness! Acts 1:4 Wait..you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. 2Cor 4:6-7 7 6 For God, who said, “Let there be light in the darkness,” has made this light shine in our hearts so we could know the glory of God that is seen in the face of Jesus Christ. 7 We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves.||Mat 6:11 Give us today our daily bread. Mat 4:4 Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every (rehma) word that comes forth from the mouth of God. Rom10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the (rehma) word of God. The entirety of Your word is truth, And every one of Your righteous judgments endures forever. 1Ti 4:6 In pointing out these things to the brethren, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the sound doctrine which you have been following.||Psa 28:2 Hear the voice of my supplication as I cry to You for help, as I lift up my hands toward Your innermost sanctuary (the Holy of Holies). Psa 119:172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. 1Jo 3:21 Dear friends, if we don’t feel guilty, we can come to God with bold confidence. 22 And we will receive from him whatever we ask because we obey him and do the things that please him.||2Cor 4:18 18 while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal. 2Cor 4:3 If the Good News we preach is hidden behind a veil, it is hidden only from people who are perishing. 4 Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe. They are unable to see the glorious light of the Good News. They don’t understand this message about the glory of Christ, who is the exact likeness of God.||Eph 2:6 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, Col 3:1 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Joh 8:31 Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. 32 And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” 2Cor 6:16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God.|
|WORSHIP IN SPIRIT & TRUTH||FAITH WITHOUT DEEDS…||NIGHT & DAY PRAYER WARFARE||VEIL IS HIS BODY||TOGETHER FOREVER|
|5. AS SONS & DAUGHTERS: OUR PRIMARY JOB IS TO FUNCTION AS PRIESTS AND WORSHIP GOD ACCORDING TO HIS WAYS||Luk 12:35 Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning… Joh 4:24 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. 24 God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.” Isa 58:10 Feed the hungry, and help those in trouble. Then your light will shine out .... 1Co 12:7 But to each one is given the manifestation of the [Holy] Spirit [the evidence, the spiritual illumination of the Spirit] for good and profit. (Love is greatest gift) 1 Peter 4:8 Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and disregards the offenses of others].||Eph 6:17 Take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Heb 4:12 For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, Jam 2:17 faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead. Joh 14:23 Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them. We will come to them and make our home with them. Joel 2:11b Because strong and powerful is he who [obediently] carries out His word.||Luk 11:9 Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Luk 18:7 And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off? Eph 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.||Heb 10:19 19 Therefore, believers, since we have confidence and full freedom to enter the Holy Place [the place where God dwells] by [means of] the blood of Jesus, 20 by this new and living way which He initiated and opened for us through the veil [as in the Holy of Holies], that is, through His flesh, 21 and since we have a great and wonderful Priest [Who rules] over the house of God, 22 let us approach [God] with a true and sincere heart in unqualified assurance of faith, having had our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.||REV 21:Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away (vanished), and there is no longer any [a]sea. 2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, arrayed like a bride adorned for her husband; 3 and then I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “See! The tabernacle of God is among men, and He will live among them, and they will be His people, and God Himself will be with them [b][as their God,] 4 and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be death; there will no longer be sorrow and anguish, or crying, or pain; for the [c]former order of things has passed away.”|
WASH AT THE LAVER: PRAY THROUGH THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF GOD OUR FATHER
|WHO IS LORD OF YOUR LIFE?||HE IS THE ONE TRUE LIVING GOD.||JESUS IS LORD||NT: OBEY HIS COMMANDS|
|C1: REPENT OF HAVING ANY OTHER GODS||Deu 5:6 "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of... the land of slavery. "You shall have no other gods before me. Isa 66:3b You choose self-serving worship, you delight in self-centered worship 1Cor 10:14.. my dear friends, flee from idolatry.||1Co 8:6 and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came and through whom we live. 1Joh 5:3 This is love for God: to obey his commands. And his commands are not burdensome,||Mat 5:19 Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. Deu 27:26 ‘Cursed is he who does not confirm the words of this law by doing them [keeping them, taking them to heart as the rule of his life].’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’|
|DON'T WORSHIP CREATED THINGS||DON'T MAKE IDOLS||JESUS IS THE ONLY IMAGE WORTH WORSHIPPING||NT: PUT TO DEATH THINGS OF THE FLESH|
|C2: REPENT OF IDOLOTRY||Ex 20:4-6 You shall not make for yourself an idol.. Act 7:41 they made an idol in the form of a calf. They brought sacrifices and reveled in what their own hands had made. 1Sam 15:23 23 Rebellion is as sinful as witchcraft, and stubbornness as bad as worshiping idols. Psa 31:6 I hate those who cling to worthless idols; I trust in the LORD. 2Cor 6:16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God.||Col 1:15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. Heb 1:3 The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word.||Gal 3:5-6 Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. 1Jo3:23 And this is his commandment: We must believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as he commanded us. 24 Those who obey God’s commandments remain in fellowship with him, and he with them. And we know he lives in us because the Spirit he gave us lives in us.|
|BELIEVE GOD IS WHO HE SAYS HE IS||DON'T TREAT NAMES LIGHTLY||JESUS IS NAME ABOVE EVERY NAME||DEMONSTRATE BELIEF IN HIS NAMES|
|C3: REPENT OF TAKING HIS NAME IN VAIN||JEHOVAH - 7,000 TIMES JEHOVAH: ELOHIM "Creator" EL ELYON: "God Most High" JIREH "my Provider" |
ROPHE "my Healer"
SHALOM "my Peace" TSIDKENU "my Righteousness" ROHI "my Shepherd"
|Deu 5:11 “You must not misuse the name of the Lord your God. The Lord will not let you go unpunished if you misuse his name. Psa 83:18 That men may know that thou, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, art the most high over all the earth. Psa 116:4 Then called I upon the name of Jehovah:O Jehovah, I beseech thee, deliver my soul. 5 Gracious is Jehovah, and righteous;||Col 1:15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. Heb 1:3 The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word.||Luk 11;2 "When you pray, say: " 'Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Mar 16:17,18 And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons..they will place their hands on sick people, and they will get well. Zech 14:9 And Jehovah shall be King over all the earth: in that day shall Jehovah be one, and his name one.|
|LEARN HOW TO REST||OBSERVE THE SABBATH||JESUS IS LORD OF THE SABBATH|
REPENT OF NOT KEEPING THE SABBATH
|C4: REPENT OF NOT KEEPING SABBATH HOLY||Deu 5:12 12 “Observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy, as the Lord your God has commanded you. Isa 58:13 Don’t pursue your own interests on that day, but enjoy the Sabbath and speak of it with delight as the Lord’s holy day.||Mar 2:28 So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath. Heb 4:1-3 God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it..For only we who believe can enter his rest.||Isa 56:6-7 all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant-7 these I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer.|
|HONOR AUTHORITY||HONOR YOUR FATHER & MOTHER||JESUS OBEYED HIS FATHER||RENOUNCE DISOBEYING AUTHORITY|
|C5: REPENT OF DISHONORING PARENTS||Deu 5:16 Honor your father and mother, as the Lord your God commanded you. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you.|
Col 3:20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
|Joh 5:19 Jesus gave them this answer: "I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does.||Heb 13:17 Obey your leaders and submit to their authority. They keep watch over you as men who must give an account. Rev 2:26 To all who are victorious, who obey me to the very end, To them I will give authority over all the nations.|
|NURTURE DON'T MURDER||SOW SEEDS OF LIFE NOT DEATH||JESUS DIED IN OUR PLACE||HATE ANGER, LOVE SELF-CONTROL|
|C6: REPENT OF MURDER & ANGER||Deu 5:17 You shall not murder. Mal 2:16 I hate a man's covering himself with violence as well as with his garment," says the LORD Almighty. Jam 1:20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.||1Jo 3:16 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. We ought to lay down our lives for our brothers. Rom 12:9 ..Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love..||Mat 5:21 You have heard that it was said .., Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment. 22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. 1Jo 3:15 Anyone who hates another brother or sister is really a murderer at heart. And you know that murderers don’t have eternal life within them.|
|BE FAITHFUL||GOD LOVES FAITHFULNESS||JESUS IS FAITHFUL||HATE SEXUAL SIN, LOVE PURITY|
|C7: REPENT OF UNFAITHFULNESS||Deu 5:18 You shall not commit adultery.. Rom 1:24 God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. 25 They exchanged the truth about God for a lie...||Eph 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her 26 to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, Psa 97:10 Let those who love the LORD hate evil||Mat 5:28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 1Thes 4:7 For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.|
|BE GENEROUS||STEALING VS STEWARDSHIP||JESUS OWNS IT ALL||HATE STEALING, LOVE GIVING|
|C8: REPENT OF STEALING||Deu 5:19 You shall not steal. Isa 61:8 For I, the LORD, love justice; I hate robbery and iniquity. Luke 16:10 “He who is faithful in a very little thing is also faithful in much; and he who is dishonest in a very little thing is also dishonest in much.||Mat 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Mat 25:34 Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.||Luk 6:38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you." Mat 25:29 To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have will be taken away. 30 Now throw this useless servant into outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’|
|BE TRUTHFUL||TRUTH VS. LIES||JESUS TESTIFIES TO THE TRUTH||HATE LYING, BEARING FALSE WITNESS|
|C9: REPENT OF LYING, FALSE WITNESS||Deu 5:20 You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor. Psa 101:7 I will not allow deceivers to serve in my house, and liars will not stay in my presence. Pro 12:17 A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies. Joh 8:44 For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a murderer from the beginning. He has always hated the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the father of lies.||Joh 18:37 You are right in saying I am a king. In fact, for this reason I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me. Joh 17:17 Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. Psa 119:60 The sum of Your word is truth [the full meaning of all Your precepts], And every one of Your righteous ordinances endures forever. Joh 8:31 Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. 32 And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”||1Jo 4:20 If someone says, “I love God,” but hates a fellow believer, that person is a liar; for if we don’t love people we can see, how can we love God, whom we cannot see? 21 And he has given us this command: Those who love God must also love their fellow believers. Heb 6:18 ...by two unchangeable things [His promise and His oath] in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled [to Him] for refuge would have strong encouragement and indwelling strength to hold tightly to the hope set before us. Rev 21:8 “But cowards, unbelievers, the corrupt, murderers, the immoral, those who practice witchcraft, idol worshipers, and all liars—their fate is in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”|
|BE CONTENT||LUST & COVETING||JESUS IS OUR HEARTS DESIRE||HATE COVETING, LOVE CONTENTMENT|
|C10: REPENT OF COVETING||Deu 5:21 You must not covet your neighbor’s wife. You must not covet your neighbor’s house or land, male or female servant, ox or donkey, or anything else that belongs to your neighbor.||Luk 10:27 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, Love your neighbor as yourself.||Jam 4:2 You want something but don't get it. You kill and covet, but you cannot have what you want. You quarrel and fight. 1Tim 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain|
|This document prepared by Derek & Bailey Packard - it is updated frequently firstname.lastname@example.org|
|BELIEVE IN THE THE BLOOD OF JESUS & ITS MANY BENEFITS|
|COVENANT RELATIONSHIP||GRACE||FORGIVENESS||ETERNAL LIFE||SONSHIP||HEALING||ONE NEW MAN||DELIVERANCE|
|BENEFITS OF THE BLOOD||(Blood Establishes Holy Covenant) 1 Pet 1:2 2 You have been chosen in keeping with what God the Father had planned. That happened through the Spirit’s work to make you pure and holy. God chose you so that you might obey Jesus Christ. God wanted you to be in a covenant relationship with him. He established this relationship by the blood of Christ. May more and more grace and peace be given to you. 14 You should obey your Father. You shouldn’t give in to evil desires. They controlled your life when you didn’t know any better. 15 The God who chose you is holy. So you should be holy in all that you do. 16 It is written, “Be holy, because I am holy.” (Leviticus 11:44,45; 19:2)||(Freedom through Grace) Ep 1:6 All those things bring praise to his glorious grace. God freely gave us his grace because of the One he loves. 7 We have been set free because of what Christ has done. Because he bled and died our sins have been forgiven. We have been set free because God’s grace is so rich. 8 He poured his grace on us. By giving us great wisdom and understanding, 9 he showed us the mystery of his plan. It was in keeping with what he wanted to do. It was what he had planned through Christ. 10 It will all come about when history has been completed. God will then bring together all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.||(God forgives me)|
Rom 3:24-25 The free gift of God’s grace makes us right with him. Christ Jesus paid the price to set us free. 25 God gave Christ as a sacrifice to pay for sins through the spilling of his blood. So God forgives the sins of those who have faith. God did all this to prove that he does what is right. He is a God of mercy. Rom 8:1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus
Col 1:13-15 13 He has saved us from the kingdom of darkness. He has brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. 14 Because of what the Son has done, we have been set free. Because of him, all our sins have been forgiven.
|(I have eternal security)|
Rom 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Joh 6:47 I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, he who believes in Me [who adheres to, trusts in, relies on, and has faith in Me] has (now possesses) eternal life.
|(I am legally adopted)|
Eph 1:5 God decided in advance to adopt us into His own family by bringing us to Himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave Him great pleasure.
Gal 4:7 Therefore you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. 1Joh 3:21 If our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive anything we ask…
|(Sickness is now illegal in my body)|
1Pet 2:24 He personally bore our sins in His (own) body on the tree (as on an altar and offered Himself on it), that we might die (cease to exist) to sin and live to righteousness. By His wounds you have been healed.
|(Believing Jews & Gentiles are one)|
Eph 2:14 For Christ Himself has brought peace to us. He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in His own body on the cross, He broke down the wall of hostility that separated us.
Eph 2:15b …He made peace between Jews and Gentiles by creating in Himself one new people from the two groups.
|(Delivered from the curse of the Law)|
Gal 3:10 “Cursed (condemned to destruction) is everyone who does not abide by all things written in the book of the law, so as to practice them.” Christ purchased our freedom (redeeming us) from the curse (doom) of the Law (and its condemnation) by (Himself) becoming a curse for us, for it is written (in the Scriptures), Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree (is crucified). 14 in order that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham might also come to the Gentiles, so that we would all receive [the realization of] the promise of the [Holy] Spirit through faith.
PRAY PRAYERS THE APOSTLES PRAYED: ALTAR OF INCENSE
|Prayer for revelation of Jesus’ beauty and the Bride’s destiny unto transforming our heart.||Prayer for the release of supernatural strength in the heart unto experiencing God’s emotions.||Prayer for God’s love to abound in our hearts resulting in discernment and righteousness.||Prayer to know God’s will and to be fruitful in ministry and strengthened by intimacy with Him.||Prayer for unity in the Church across a city.||Prayer to be filled with supernatural joy, peace and hope.||Prayer for Israel to be saved and the release of the prophetic anointing, miracles, and righteousness.|
|ALTAR OF INCENSE: APOSTOLIC PRAYERS & PROPHETIC PROMISES||“...That the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may KNOW [experience] what is the hope of His calling [assurance/clarity of God’s call for our life], what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints [our destiny as Jesus’ inheritance], and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power... “ (Eph. 1:17-19)||“...THAT He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, THAT Christ may dwell [manifest His presence] in your hearts through faith; THAT you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend [experience] with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height—to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; THAT you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” (Eph. 3:16-19)||“...That your love may abound still more and more in knowledge [of God] and all discernment, that you may approve [rejoice in] the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere [no compromise] and without offense till the day of Christ, being filled with the fruits of righteousness... “ (Phil. 1:9-11)||“...That you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may have a walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy; giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light.” (Col. 1:9-12)||“...Now may the God of patience and comfort GRANT YOU TO BE LIKE-MINDED toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, THAT YOU MAY WITH ONE MIND AND ONE MOUTH glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ...” (Rom. 15:5-6)||“...May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit...” (Rom. 15:13)||“...My heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is that they may be saved. (Rom. 10:1) “All Israel will be saved... The Deliverer [Jesus] will come out of Zion. He will turn away ungodliness from Jacob; 27 For this is My covenant with them, when I take away their sins. (Rom. 11:26-27)|
“For Zion’s sake I will not hold My peace [be silent; release a prophetic spirit], and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest [or I will not be inactive: release power], UNTIL her righteousness [in all heart issues] goes forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns [ministry to others]...” (Isa. 62:1)
|Prayer to be enriched with the supernatural gifts of the Holy Spirit leading unto righteousness.||Prayer for the release of apostolic ministry, and to abound in love and holiness.||Prayer to be equipped and prepared to receive the fullness of God’s destiny for the church.||Prayer that the Word will increase its influence (effectiveness) in the city as God releases His power on it.||Prayer for impartation of boldness by the release of Holy Spirit power.||Prayer for the release of God’s promise to pour out His Spirit and release dreams, visions, and prophecy.|
|ALTAR OF INCENSE: APOSTOLIC PRAYERS & PROPHETIC PROMISES||“...I thank my God always concerning you for the grace of God which was given to you by Christ Jesus, THAT YOU WERE ENRICHED IN EVERYTHING by Him in all utterance [anointed preaching/singing] and all knowledge [prophetic revelation], even as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you [by miracles], so that you come short in no gift, eagerly waiting for the revelation of...Jesus Christ, who will also confirm you to the end, THAT YOU MAY BE BLAMELESS in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ...” |
(1 Cor. 1:4-8)
|“...we rejoice for your sake before our God, praying exceedingly that WE MAY SEE YOUR FACE and PERFECT WHAT IS LACKING in your faith? Now may our God and Father Himself, and our Lord Jesus Christ, DIRECT OUR WAY TO YOU. And may the Lord make you INCREASE AND ABOUND IN LOVE to one another and to all, ... so that He may ESTABLISH YOUR HEARTS BLAMELESS IN HOLINESS before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints. (1 Thes. 3:9-13)||“...We pray always for you that God would count you worthy of [prepare us for] this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of His goodness [plans for us] and the work of faith with power, that the name of...Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to the grace of our God...” (2 Thes. 1:11-12)||“...Pray for us, THAT THE WORD OF THE LORD MAY RUN SWIFTLY [rapidly increase its influence] and be glorified [confirmed AND BE GLORIFIED [with apostolic power and miracles], just as it is with you and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men; for not all have faith, but the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one And we have confidence in the Lord concerning you, both that you do and will do the things we command you. NOW MAY THE LORD DIRECT YOUR HEARTS INTO THE LOVE OF GOD AND INTO THE PATIENCE OF CHRIST.” |
(2 Thes. 3:1-5)
|“...Lord... GRANT TO YOUR SERVANTS THAT WITH ALL BOLDNESS THEY MAY SPEAK YOUR WORD, BY STRETCHING OUT YOUR HAND TO HEAL, AND THAT SIGNS AND WONDERS MAY BE DONE through the name of Your holy Servant Jesus. And when they had prayed, the place where they were assembled together was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness” (Acts 4:29- 31)||“..In the last days, says God, ...I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your young men shall see visions, your old men shall dream dreams. 18 On My menservants and on My maidservants I will pour out My Spirit in those days; and they shall prophesy. 19 I will show wonders in heaven above and signs in the earth beneath: blood, fire and vapor of smoke. 20 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, BEFORE the coming of the great and awesome day of the Lord. 21 Whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved...” (Acts 2:17-21)|