November 1, 2017 ©Matt Hebert
Conversations From the Commonplace
The Bond that Holds
“It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. Thus it is written, “The first man Adam became a living being”; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit. But it is not the spiritual that is first but the natural, and then the spiritual. The first man was from the earth, a man of dust; the second man is from heaven. As was the man of dust, so also are those who are of the dust, and as is the man of heaven, so also are those who are of heaven. Just as we have borne the image of the man of dust, we shall also bear the image of the man of heaven.” (1 Cor. 15:44-49 emphasis added)
Paul is addressing the Corinthians on the subject about the completion of “one” man – Adam - , when Christ would come to fulfill all righteousness of having in Himself – one single being, shadow and reality (physical and spiritual) - which is created male and female in the image of God (Gen. 1:27), a time when a single man can have in Himself the aptness to receive heavenly life, and give that same heavenly life to others performing in Himself the role of both male and female. He is the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end of the creation of man.
A man by himself cannot produce human life. A woman by herself cannot produce human life. In themselves they are incomplete when it comes to producing life. Yet Christ could both receive indwelling heavenly life and give that same indwelling heavenly life to others, a feat not possible unless in this one kind has within Himself the functional roles of being both male and female. This could not be possible unless this entity came down from Heaven to contain the divine breath of the Father. In Christ Jesus was a soul which would be made alive when He was baptized and He received the Spirit of the Father when it entered Him as a woman receives the life force of her husband, but also can give that same received heavenly life to others as He had given to His disciples on the evening of the Wave Sheaf when He stated “receive the holy spirit” when He breathed on them. Baptism unites these two breaths – A spiritual breath (life) into a physically breathing body - into one, living entity as was made evident during Christ’s baptism when He was told at this specific moment by the Father “you are my beloved son”.
For mortal humans, two have to come together to create another such as themselves, yet in Jesus Himself it was suitable to have another produced like Himself, through Himself being created male and female after the likeness of Elohim, for in no other human has there even been an entity that could receive life, and also give that same received life to others. No other human has been created in the likeness of Elohim. Only one man has, and the single name given to him is “Adam”, and all of humanity has Adam as his father; all human sons are the “son of man”. For humankind, it takes two…a male to be on the giving end of producing life, and the woman on the receiving end, who then gives birth to the life from these two which was contained within her. It is only Adam who was created male and female in the beginning, not John, Peter nor Paul. The Father cannot directly give heavenly life to another; He needs the help of the Beloved, the “last Adam”, the second one or “second man” (1 Cor. 15:45-47) to transfer His breath (life) to and into His Sons.
Father’s do not give birth to their sons by themselves…they cannot, they need the help, the body specifically speaking, of his wife to make this possible to become a vessel which contains the life of his seed. Jesus was preparing during His ministry for His disciples to soon be able to receive the divine breath from the Father, the glory of God, in a vessel which also came from Heaven. Something cannot be created from nothing, which is why stones could be turned to bread but bread could not come from nothing. The creation was not complete until YAH (creator of all things physical, (John 1 vs. 3) entered His creation as His Son to receive the same physical breath of life He had given to Adam in Genesis creating a bridge to gap the gulf between the physical and spiritual realms by having in Himself the capacity to pass the divine breath [pneuma tou theou] to His disciples causing them to be additional Sons of the Father by giving them indwelling heavenly life and bearing their sins in the heavenly realm until these Sons receive new, glorified bodies. This bridge is composed of a concealed element, “And this concealed female is both background and bridge and the most essential element in the father/son paradigm” Homer Kizer, Rereading Prophecy, ch. 4. Concealed in His Spiritual Body, He is both the Last Adam and the Last Eve, male and female in the likeness of God. Notice how Yom Kipporim is not visible in the millennium, and Ezekiel explains in chapter 45 vs. 18-25 how this day of atonement is moved into the spring feasts for He no longer is the sin bearer of Israel, the woman as Spiritual Eve will be made alive by breathing on her own after the Second Passover as Eve was made alive when Adam was placed in the Garden. The Father could not send forth His spirit to dwell in any other human vessel which did not come from heaven, and in giving life to Sons, the Father without His Beloved is as a man is without his wife; a head cannot function without a body, and the creation was structured to be a reflection of heaven itself as Paul was explaining in the opening citation.
In Paul’s own physical body is seen the relationship between Christ Jesus as the Head and the lawless church as His body. Paul hated the things that his body did, and quickly established that there was a set of laws in his body contrary to the one in his head. Paul’s mind and body was a representation of Christ; Christ Jesus being the Word of the Law and when taking upon Himself the sins of Israel took the lawlessness upon His body, for which He was slain. This cancelled the record of debt which stood against the sins of Israel which were sons of the first Adam, but it didn’t liberate sons of the Second Adam which still had sin dwelling in their fleshly members, with the flesh still being of the first Adam. Paul hated what his body did as Christ hates what His lawless body as the church does.
The physically living human being is not the true form of life, because a single human unit is unable to produce another like him or herself alone; they need the help of the other in the form of the opposite sex to make the creating of additional life possible. Humans also are not born with immortal souls; they have but one, single breath of life, and with having just one, physical breath, they are mere mortals with no hope of acquiring eternal life; humans, in themselves, are incomplete without the help of Christ Jesus, because they contain an inner soul which does not yet have spiritual life given to it. YAH who created all things physical gave physical life to the first Adam by blowing into his nostrils giving to him a physical breath. But for Sons of God born out of season will have these heavenly lives, life given to a soul (those with a second breath of life) dwelling within a human body as in dwelling in a booth or tabernacle of flesh, those who were born of spirit when they received the breath of Christ that He received from the Father, completing the formation of one man, “Adam”, male and female he created them in the Genesis “P” creation account (Gen. 1:27) and this is before He created Eve from Adam as two in male and female form (Genesis 5:2), two from the one man Adam. The potential for humans to receive a second breath of life was not utilized until Christ Jesus was formed by the Law and the Prophets into the likeness of the Son of God after He was baptized when His physical body would receive a second breath of life from the Father creating in Him the completion of man, one man “Adam”; “male and female he created them” as it says in Genesis 1:27. But this creation speaks about the formation of one man – Adam - before he was placed within the Garden, and the Garden corresponds to the temple with its sacrifices and will have spiritual circumcision returning the disciple (those now with a second breath) back to the Garden to eat from the Tree of Life. To not eat from it is sure to bring about a second, death from which there is no promise of resurrection. The second death comes about with the destruction of heaven and earth when they pass away, the “heaven” referred to being the one created on the second day of the creation account, the third heaven in which Paul said that he thought he had been lifted up to. Paul goes on:
“For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve.” (1 Cor. 15:3-5)
Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain. We are even found to be misrepresenting God, because we testified about God that he raised Christ, whom he did not raise if it is true that the dead are not raised. For if the dead are not raised, not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If in Christ we have hopein this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied.
But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. But each in his own order: Christ the firstfruits, then at his coming those who belong to Christ. Then comes the end, when he delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule and every authority and power. For He must reign until he has put all enemies under his feet, and the last enemy to be destroyed is death”. (1 Cor. 15:12-26)
Death is destroyed by a deity who has two breaths of life that function as one, single unit, just as a single football team defeats their opponent not by just having an offense in the game, but also has a defense, yet both offense and defense function in unity under one, single name in an attempt to defeat their opponent. God is not a “team”, but the example is used to show how two units function, with each team being singular in name only to represent a collection of players. Death is defeated when one has the promise of being resurrected, loses that life by freely giving it up by subjecting Himself to death (making Himself a slave under a ruler) by emptying Himself of His divinity, and the other (the one who remains who has the power of the resurrection) has given His promise (word) to give life back to this one that He once had. What separates the Elect from those who are brought into the Spiritual Body to betray them is knowledge of who Christ Jesus is. This knowledge was made public by Paul and is evident by this opening scriptural quote which is available to every air breathing creature who can read, yet without the Father revealing Christ to the disciple the words that Paul left just as soon should be like one trying to catch the wind with a net to bring it under his closed porch on a hot, summer day to enjoy it where it doesn’t blow. Typology will have the Bible composed for only the Elect, spiritually speaking…and there is a difference by how it’s read by those without a second breath from those without…since following the tribulation when the New Covenant is implemented, He will teach everyone Himself (Hebrews 8:11-12; Isaiah 54:13; Jeremiah 31:34; John 6:45; 1 John 2:27), no one will need the Bible. Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel all who were prophets of God, never saw the implementation of what they prophesied about in regards to the New Covenant, they never saw it come to pass, the New Covenant being the Second Passover. The same goes for the writer of Hebrews and John who received “Revelation”. Does that make them false prophets? Not hardly, and the same goes for the chiral image of a prophet who wrote about a Second Passover, which has 10 plagues follow this event just as the first Passover had 10 plagues which preceded it, making one the chiral image of the other. The left hand of sons of Adam had to go through a first Passover while enslaved by a physical ruler, the right hand of Sons of God through the Second or Last Adam going through a Second Passover to free them from a spiritual ruler in the spiritual wilderness, this ruler having power over their flesh. Paul said, “if there is a natural man, there is a spiritual man…, but first the natural, then the spiritual”… And so it shall be.
Death was, and currently still is, certain for all descendants of the first Adam and Eve except for an “ark” which carried over only a select few of the sons of Adam from one world into another during the antediluvian era, and Death is certain for all confined to the physical creation without an “Ark”, a vessel to help them escape time and the finality which comes from death, that can and will carry lives from one realm to another. If Jesus’ death at Calvary defeated death, then why do men still die? The simple answer is that your flesh dies because sin still dwells within its members, which is why it must be liberated…liberated through a Second Passover which will prepare humans for a millennial reign with Christ as their spiritual ruler. Only eight humans were inside the ark, and if not for four of them being female, they would have died in themselves without the ability to make another such as their own kind…and of course, all the men were married to their wives (Gen. 7:13), and today humankind stands at approximately 7.5 billion in number. Very few will be alive when the world is baptized in spirit when they pass over into the Millennium, roughly a third of humanity remains alive during this passing from one age to the next.
All that is physical was created by the Logos; it came into existence through Him speaking…words produced with His breath, and the physical life that was given to the first Adam was through His breath by Him breathing into Adams nostrils. Through His breath He spoke everything physical into existence, even the first man who would eventually be placed in the Garden, and the breath life that the infant Jesus would receive from Mary His mother was this very same breath which created mankind in physical form…the first Adam. What was needed to form a bridge between man and God now was a being from heaven which completely divested Himself of His divinity that He shared with another such deity to become a vessel, a “booth” or tabernacle of flesh without sin, which could and would contain a spiritual breath or bright fire of God in His soul making Him a living soul as a woman contains within herself life awaiting to be born; a single, physical being would be utterly consumed if there was not within it a vessel which came down from heaven to contain this second breath which sustains life or Heavenly Life, the bright fire of His glory. A bridge needed to be constructed to get Adam back into the Garden where He can be found faithful in believing God (He has). What separates adam from Adam are their Fathers, for adam in the Garden was given life by the Logos; the Logos who gave up His divinity and entered as a human would receive a fleshly body with a name Jesus who had an inner self that was resurrected by the Father at Baptism, in this same vessel, He became the Last Adam, Son of the Father on this specific day, not another, a day in which He received the divine breath of the Father just as the first man received his physical breath from Elohim…and it is on this specific day that the anointing of physically circumcised, first-born son – Israel - which performed temple sacrifices, was stripped from them and given to the Firstborn Son of the Father.
Israel, sons of Adam, had their anointing stripped and given to the Last Adam, Son of the Father. If He would have entered as Himself or as a deity He would have still had the authority over all things physically created, and to maintain this authority He would be responsible for the woes of this world, from the all the various forms of rapes and murders, genocides perpetrated by dictators, even the worlds debt, and the hurricane which rip through the coastal borders and Islands, the faulty state of our nations fresh water infrastructure, such as that seen in Flint, Michigan which is the current state of all water clarifying systems. If He entered as Himself He would have been the head of the rebellious woman in Revelation, yet He entered what He had created as His unique Son, (not married as YAH was…is not currently the head of a woman but is the head of His body), in human or slave form and in doing so left an office or position vacant in the heavens to be filled and occupied by an unmarried Son (who will marry) once the resurrection occurred and when He receives His glorified body.
The subject of marriage needs to now be brought into the discussion. A mental image of women was on display by the Sadducee’s and the Pharisee’s…the so called temple experts…who virtually denied personhood to the woman, actually denied personhood to half of humanity for a woman wasn’t counted to enter the temple unless under her father’s or husband’s circumcision – a woman cannot be circumcised and circumcision was a requirement for males to enter –penetrate- the temple walls. Yet no son in this world has ever NOT come from the womb of a woman. How can a marriage occur if there was no spirit, an Eve spirit, to bring forth additional lives? In the single man Adam, God created him after His likeness, male and female He created them (Gen. 1:27) before he was placed into the garden where the woman would eventually have life and breathe on her own, a breath that was her husband’s breath that was produced by neither on their own.
Think critically about this. Adam was formed outside the Garden. Jesus was formed outside of the temple. Adam was placed in the Garden where Eve would be brought forth from his own body. Christ Jesus’ body became the temple where a Second Eve as the Church would come forth from His body. As Paul said in regards to the one man Adam, “first the natural, then the spiritual”.
Racism should have no relevance but it does under Satan’s rule inside this world, because it puts emphasis on the outer-man, the flesh, the extreme outer-part of humans…the color of flesh equivalent to that of house paint, which has nothing to do with the life indwelling within that house, while the emphasis should be a person’s breath or the functionality of their breathing which gives life to the flesh…and all humans share one breath of life which came from Adam to humanity through Eve, Adam receiving this breath from Elohim. The one thing that all living men have in common is not skin color nor is hair length or a common language…the one thing that all living men have in common that they share the same breath of life, no matter what language they speak.
Denial of personhood to half of humanity eventually led to Israel’s idolatry by reading that God is “One” and using 'echâd as a numerical expression of an integer instead of its more accurately defined explanation as being equally bonded or united as one in unity, as in a single marriage having two functioning as one. The profundity of marriage was never understood by temple officials, even unto this day, and seems to be eluding the majority of humanity while the Adversary remains the ruler of this world. In this world, marriage was given to humankind for two to practice living as one, and to function as one being of one mind and one body, for to be one in Christ who is One with the Father, there are not a man and his wife…they are not given in marriage in this highest location but are indeed “One”, they are not married, they are not “two”. The marriage feast is for the third heaven.
Marriage was given to humans to practice this dance of oneness before glorified bodies are received. The temple officials asked Christ Jesus that if a woman had died and had several husbands, which husband would possess her in the resurrection. These temple officials would have many marriages in heaven, not having them “one” with God, Father and Son while they preached that God was “One” in Heaven, and there was no other. Circumcised Israel didn’t even know how eternal life was acquired (Matt 19:16; Mark 10:17) so their hypocrisy is in their questioning Christ about eternal life and what marriage is in Heaven. There is only one marriage made in Heaven, the Lamb to New Jerusalem, who is One with the Father (John 17:20-21). Temple officials would have a woman being a possession, something owned with no voice or opinion, and not understanding spiritual circumcision at all as being a man who remains obedient to the word of God bearing the sins of his future wife until she is given life of her own, when the temple is constructed and dedicated; circumcision symbolically returns the disciple back into Eden where he (neither male nor male in this realm) can rethink the unbelief of Adam, who saw Eve eat and not die. In Christ, there is freedom in the woman, however the freedom is in the power to forgive or withhold forgiveness for wrong doings by others in the Church, and she is free to speak, but only the words that Christ Jesus spoke in reference to spiritual matters. She has no freedom to change laws and the times, has no power to modify commandments and change covenants as to how sins are passed over or atoned for, and as Homer said about the lawless woman, “her canonical laws are meaningless because they come from the beds of her many lovers”. What temple officials then and so called spiritual teachers now have seemed to miss by not counting a woman as a person spiritually is to how heavenly life is first acquired, then how it is housed in a temple of flesh until a new body is given to this life who is awaiting birth and given a glorified body. How is one “born again” if not through the function of the female? Men don’t give birth to their offspring. This is in Paul’s own words stating himself that if there is a natural body, then there is a spiritual body:
It is sown in dishonor; it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power. It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. Thus it is written, "The first man Adam became a living being"; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit. But it is not the spiritual that is first but the natural, and then the spiritual. The first man was from the earth, a man of dust; the second man is from heaven. As was the man of dust, so also are those who are of the dust, and as is the man of heaven, so also are those who are of heaven. Just as we have borne the image of the man of dust, we shall also bear the image of the man of heaven. (1 Cor 15:40–49 emphasis added)
In the highest heaven, the location of the Most High, God is indeed “One”. There are not “two” Gods, only “One” God. He is not “two”. And this highest Heaven cannot contain the Most High; it is within Him (2 Chron. 6:18) and those that function with Him must be “one” or be bonded into Him; must be fluid in movement to be in unity or harmony with how He moves. In this Highest location, He is not male and female as the first man adam was created after His likeness, the location of a third heaven which has the physical creation reflecting the spiritual creation which Paul was describing in the opening citation of this paper, the spiritual portion in this third heaven casting shadows down into the physical creation, He is neither male nor female according to Paul (Gal. 3:28) in gender, yet the practicality of the roles are there. About this location or hierarchy of heaven Paul described that he wasn’t sure about to which he was lifted up to. In the highest heaven, the Most High… a heaven not created, God is indeed “One”, and all who are with Him are One (John 17:20-21). All we have about this location is that there was another Heaven created on the second day of the creation “P” account while this God was in a spiritual location while it was created. It’s in the formation of the Heaven created on the second day of the Genesis creation account in chapter 1 verse 6-8 that will have this Heaven being the dwelling place for God while the physical creation was formed, a place where the Logos would dwell while He formed the cosmos, a location where He could leave to enter into His creation, and the place to where the Heavenly Garden of God was formed where Lucifer was created perfectly in outward appearance:
Thus says the Lord GOD: "You were the signet of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, sardius, topaz, and diamond, beryl, onyx, and jasper, sapphire, emerald, and carbuncle; and crafted in gold were your settings and your engravings. On the day that you were created they were prepared. You were an anointed guardian cherub. I placed you; you were on the holy mountain of God; in the midst of the stones of fire you walked. You were blameless in your ways from the day you were created, till unrighteousness was found in you. (Ezekiel 28:12-15)
It is in this location of Heaven where YAH would dwell (this heaven which will pass away with the earth), and the only access to Him by Israel was through the Ark being placed inside the temple, and Solomon building this temple with the most precious and extravagant resources available to him, access to God coming through a high priest who could perform sacrifices on Israel’s behalf. God’s dwelling place with man was through the Ark which was placed inside the tent of meeting and traveled with Israel until they elected a king to represent them telling God to take a hike since they wanted to be common like the rest of humanity. God’s presence was known in the wilderness through a cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night over the Tabernacle, but this is not the case for the temple which Solomon built. The temple which Solomon created would contain the Ark while God remained in this Heaven created on the second day but could hear the prayers of Israel while He remained in Heaven (2 Chron. 6:21). The very formation of a third heaven and a physical world was the result of all not being of “One” mind, with the Adversary believing in his heart that he was a god or was God and would ascend to the highest location (see Isaiah 14:14), and an act was taken to make sure this would never occur again by the formation of another heaven and a physical creation which mirrors this heaven. Lucifer was created as a servant, which is why YAH would come down as a servant to be under his (Satan’s) rule to overcome him. Humans have the potential to be Sons of God, not merely servants. Lucifer never has this opportunity given to him nor to other angels.
Marriage was given to the world so that two can practice living together as one in all their toils before they receive glorified bodies and are one with Christ who is one with the Father. Physically, a marriage is an agreement made by two, bound by terms agreed upon and verbally recited, by each other speaking their vows, and are held bound by the oath pronounced, or words spoken, and the sexual act of penetration consummating this agreement. Marriage as a covenant was given to Israel at Sinai, not to humanity. Importance placed on “covenant”. Humans have always married, but marriage is a covenant for Israel, a covenant which states that one must die if they break the contract…which means to go against your words. There should not be affairs, should not be lying of one to another, or even abuse in any form one to another. Unfortunately for humans who marry now and did in times of the ancients, this is a regular occurrence which usually leads to divorce, with divorce not even being understood in the physical world other than it being the result of two who don’t believe the same thoughts as the other, therefore could not continue to grow in each other. As the Adversary serves as the head of this world currently, with the flesh being at war with the spirit which Paul knew all too well, he is responsible for all of the failed marriages in this world currently along with all the failed ones in the past. When a couple bumps heads, growth stops and divorce is usually the way out unless one concedes to the other, actually allowing one to lead as the other follows that lead, which would have two moving or functioning as one as when a couple dances as a single, moving unit.
The marriage of YAH to Israel was ratified by blood when Moses and Aaron took the blood of bulls and sprinkled it onto Israel as the passed between the split bull halves, and this marriage, since it was consummated by the shedding of blood, was a physical marriage performed here on earth, inside of creation so it was a physical marriage which was made to be abolished (Heb. 9:22-23) and had to be abolished on earth where it was made. The temporary structure of the Tabernacle in the wilderness attests to this temporary marriage, and with the marriage being performed here inside the physical realm with a physical nation, a physical ark was constructed to be the dwelling place for YAH with Israel through its wonderings. As previously recorded, marriage was given to humankind so that two could practice walking as one, to practice coexistence before the wedding feast is given in Heaven, for there will not be a divorce in Heaven; that’s what this creation is for…to practice coexistence with one serving the other (the greater serving the lesser; Jesus washed the feet of the disciples, not the other way around) and for one of the other to root out rebellion of one being in subjection to another, husband to Christ and wife to her husband, by freely placing themselves there into the position of subjection and loving it…love serving the other, the ultimate act of selflessness. Divorce can only occur inside of this physical creation we call the world. All activity within a marriage needs to happen and move freely and function in unison as two functioning as one human unit bound by marriage, which is why Paul said that “in the same ways a husband should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself, for no one ever has hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it” Homer said this was the logic behind marriage, where two are joined as one in an agreement and remain two, and what it took to produce marriage was the creation of man and woman in the likeness of Elohim. A marriage as a covenant for an Israelite is bound for as long as two have life, and with there being no death in the highest location of the spiritual realm outside of a physical world, the practice of two dancing and moving as one needs to be taken seriously while grace is still available, for there is neither death nor divorce in the Highest Heaven, for in breaking the covenant (going against your oath, your word) you bring “death” upon yourself, death being something impossible to escape for all of humankind, sons of Adam, are consigned to disobedience as sons of disobedience and the flesh is the bondservant of sin which leads to death (Rom 6:16) and everything in this earth, except for His words, will pass away. Humankind, sons of Adam, are bondservants of the Adversary because they are naturally born as sons of disobedience and consigned to disobedience (Eph. 2:2-7) because of the unbelief of the first Adam, and as Sons of the Father through the Last Adam, bondservants of Christ, need to be placed back into the Heavenly Garden to express faith…belief of what God says to be true, not merely belief in His existence. Until a Second Passover, sons of Adam remain consigned to sin through their unbelief of God because He doesn’t show Himself or seem to answer prayers.
Very little is recorded about Adam before he was placed inside the Garden. Liberated Sons of God will reflect no image seen in scripture as Sons of Light (John 12:36), but what is seen in scripture are those things that block the Light which is God, and much is seen in the Garden where Adam and Eve as one unit sinned against God by not believing Him which will have the temple functioning as the Garden, the theological reasons for Adam being created outside the Garden, Eve created in the Garden.
Sin is to be atoned for in the temple so that this heavenly marriage can take place, and indwelling sin still remains within the fleshly members of disciples (Romans 7:15-25) so Christ covers these sins in the heavenly realm while He functions as Israel’s High Priest making atonement for the Spiritual Temple, with these sins casting a shadow inside the physical world and recorded in scripture. Adam was not created within the Garden; the Last Adam was not created within the temple…was outside of temple services, outside of the Levitical priesthood.
Eventually, heaven and earth will be destroyed, this heaven created on the second day shall pass away. It will because Christ Jesus told us so in Matthew 24:35. But He said that His words would never pass away. What were His words? We do know that He only spoke the words of His Father (John 7:16). He spoke the marriage vows by fleshing out (living out what was spoken by doing what was spoken) the terms of the contract or covenant which bound the marriage between YAH and Israel through the commandments by becoming the manifestation of the commandments written on stone. He lived what He had said, what was spoken about creating the covenant which was a marriage covenant between God and Israel. This marriage occurred here on earth, was ratified by blood as if a hymen was broken so it was a physical covenant for a physical people and as a copy of the spiritual, it was known beforehand that it was designed to be abolished (Hebrews 9:22-23), so a physical tabernacle was formed for God to dwell on earth with Israel in the wilderness and He did dwell with them for a short time, until Israel wanted to be common like their neighbors, who had a king to rule over them, eventually leading up to the divorce between Israel and YAH. Neither YAH nor Israel was free to remarry unless one of the covenanters would die, and since the marriage was made on earth, YAH as the Logos entered His creation not as a deity but as a human to die on earth for the sins of Israel. If YAH did not (give up His divinity), then He remains in Heaven, and He cannot remarry; there can be no marriage in Heaven. Today, Israel still lives…YAH is not free to remarry unless Israel dies. It’s His words, and if He breaks it, He’s a liar.
Israel’s idolatry through monotheism says that God is “One” and that He cannot die, which is true only if there is a resurrection promised to One by the Other who remained in the Highest Heaven. Scripture records that there will be a marriage of the Lamb to His Bride, but this marriage is in the heavens, not in the physical realm like the first, not in the highest location of Heaven, and all who have kept Christ Jesus’ words will have life in Him, His words that shall never pass away. The “Bond that Holds” is Christs words that He spoke, that wasn’t His words to begin with; they were the Fathers which He lived out in His flesh, just as Eve’s life was not hers but came from Adam, whose father was Elohim, and those who are married to Him are those who kept His words that the Father has given Him. As “living epistles” we are the words of God, we are the bond that holds the marriage of the Lamb to New Jerusalem in covenant.
Through the spiritual creation of the Last Adam (1 Cor. 15:45) at baptism, nothing further more needs to be done to mankind to aid in his completion. No more physically evolving. Before His baptism, Jesus walked around on the earth for about 30 years without having been born of God meaning that He did not have the breath of the Father yet, in other words, He was fully human for the majority of His life. He received the Divine breath of the Father and from that point onward lived physically for roughly another three and a half years. At the point of His baptism, He was told that He was the Son of the God…told by the Father Himself. In his flesh as a boy, he knew that the physical temple was still the house of YAH, his father. John was very reluctant to baptize him until Jesus told him that they would be fulfilling all righteousness by Jesus living out in his flesh the words spoken concerning the law and the prophets, and at that very moment when raised from the river, He, in His body, would become the cornerstone for which a new temple would begin construction, Himself being the master designer and builder. All that was needed was 10 Israelite’s being present to begin a new temple, and this temple had its construction started with the 10 disciples present on the evening of the Wave Sheaf when He breathed on them… though it started with the cornerstone.
“And a voice came from heaven, “You are beloved Son; with you I am well pleased” (Mark 1:11)
But Jesus answered him, “let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he (John) consented. And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him: and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:15-17)
At this very moment He received Spiritual life, that following His death and resurrection would make Him an Eve-spirit, combining in Himself both Adam and Eve, with the functioning element of Eve being able to give forth life from within Himself, life He received from the Father, and pass it on to additional heirs of the Father, something no servant as angels can do, making in Himself a bridge, a bridge over troubled waters…the waters separated from the waters (Gen. 1:6) or portal to which additional Sons can pass from the abyss towards and into the heavenly realm where they can be placed back into the Heavenly Garden to redo the error of Adam, and eat from the Tree of Life by simply believing that what He says is true. The first adam was placed into a deep sleep for the formation of Eve to come forth and have life. The second or last Adam was placed into a deep sleep when He was crucified, setting up for the formation of the Second Eve after He was resurrected and “breathed” on the 10 on the day of the Wave Sheaf.
To be continued in a final paper.
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