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We are living in a most wonderful season, a season when…

…our HEAVENLY FATHER, YAHWEH is releasing HIS HOLY SPIRIT across the earth for the purification of HIS children to prepare us for the time HE takes back the earth in order to reinstate the garden. This is so HIS law will never be broken again, where the written Word will manifest right in front of eyes.

You know, the feeling of conviction for most is uncomfortable, because the average person does not want to accept the process that comes when conviction sets in. When we understand the process, conviction is a joy. Understand this: when we sin, we are not committing adultery, or cursing, or backbiting against our brother or causing discord; we are actually disobeying YAHWEH’s direct Divine Law, which is the character of GOD Himself, and a standard of moral actions, thoughts, and our reactions in which we are to conduct ourselves daily.

Conviction is the first part of a process when being charged of an offense in a legal system. In the natural physical legal system, we are able to give our side of the story to a judge or jury and a verdict is reached, then we are either sentenced or released. In the spiritual legal system YAHWEH has set up HIS legal system also. We can read what James tells us in chapter 2:

v.9: If you fulfill the royal law according to scripture “you shall love your neighbor as yourself” you do well, v.9: but if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors; for whoever shall keep the whole law, andyet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. v.11: for he who said “do not commit adultery” also said, “do not murder” now if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law. v.12; so speak and so do as those who will be judged by the law of liberty.

In the book of Romans YAHWEH states that everyone will confess and every knee will bow that YAHSHUA is the LORD, which puts everyone under the jurisdiction of the spiritual LAW and will be judged accordingly. When we are convicted, the HOLY SPIRIT has shown us that we see ourselves as YAHWEH sees us: as guilty of sin and unable to save ourselves.

When we are convicted, the HOLY SPIRIT has shown us that we see ourselves as YAHWEH sees us: as guilty of sin and unable to save ourselves.

When we realize this and the fear of being guilty sets in, conviction will bring us to a point where we confess, repent and then we are cleansed all in the name of YAHSHUA. That is YAHWEH’s spiritual process. This spiritual law will convict us and show us that we are guilty, disqualified, or even forfeiting our inheritance given to us by YAHWEH, which is eternal life with the Savior himself. HALLELUYAH!

Are you ready to accept that sentence?  Acts chapter 2 v.38; “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.” When we repent, we are acknowledging our sin and asking for forgiveness. True repentance deserves true forgiveness. We can ask for forgiveness with our mouth; however, our actions will show true repentance.

We can ask for forgiveness with our mouth; however, our actions will show true repentance.

Let’s look at what the early church father Iranaeus says about repentance:

3. Such are the adversaries with whom we have to deal, my very dear friend, endeavouring like slippery serpents to escape at all points. Wherefore they must be opposed at all points, if perchance, by cutting off their retreat, we may succeed in turning them back to the truth. For, though it is not an easy thing for a soul under the influence of error to repent, yet, on the other hand, it is not altogether impossible to escape from error when the truth is brought alongside it.
1. It is therefore one and the same God the Father who has prepared good things with Himself for those who desire His fellowship, and who remain in subjection to Him; and who has the eternal fire for the ringleader of the apostasy, the devil, and those who revolted with him, into which [fire] the Lord (Mat_25:41) has declared those men shall be sent who have been set apart by themselves on His left hand. And this is what has been spoken by the prophet, “I am a jealous God, making peace, and creating evil things;” (Isa_45:7) thus making peace and friendship with those who repent and turn to Him, and bringing [them to] unity, but preparing for the impenitent, those who shun the light, eternal fire and outer darkness, which are evils indeed to those persons who fall into them.

YAHSHUA tells us in Matthew 6:14-15, “for if you forgive men their trespasses, your HEAVENLY FATHER will also forgive you but if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your FATHER forgive your trespasses.” Let me ask you this. When someone has committed an offense against you, do you know it? Of course you do, so let’s turn it around. When you commit an offense against someone, do you know it? Of course you do, at that point you have been convicted and now go through GOD’s process and exercise your right as a child of GOD to unconditionally forgive and love. When you do this, you are bringing GOD’s kingdom to earth.  I am praying for all to come to this revelation, which is a revealing of scriptures in our daily life. Have a wonderful day being the blessing you have been created to be.  Shalom, and blessings all in the name of YAHSHUA, JESUS CHRIST our SAVIOUR, LORD, and KING!

References:

1. All scripture references are New King James Version of the HOLY BIBLE
2. Iranaeus; Ante-Nicene Fathers Volume 1; 1;08.13 , ch. 2;3 & 1.08.24 . ch. 40 : 1



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