My Views On The ONE NEW MAN
by Jean Lopez
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SID ROTH INVESTIGATES THE ONE NEW MAN.
I am compelled in the spirit to respond.
"...WHY HAVE JEWS AND GENTILES GROWN APART
GOD NEVER INTENDED TO START A NEW RELIGION. IT'S NOT JUDAISM AND "GENTILE" CHRISTANITY, TWO STREAMS OF GOD, BUT THE CONVERGENCE OF JEW AND GENTILE INTO ONE STREAM CALLED THE ONE NEW MAN"
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female, for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
God did not start a new religion, neither did Jesus preach one. The middle wall of partition (the veil), is flesh the enmity, even the law contained in ordinances/traditions/customs.
The law was added because of transgressions, for it was accounted unto Abraham for righteousness. "But that no man is justified by
the law in the sight of God, it is evident, for the Just shall live by faith and the law is not of faith, but the man that doeth them, shall live in them, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made". Christ the mediator redeemed us, being made a curse for us. By the cross, sin was slain, and the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe: for by grace ye are saved through faith.
The law was our guidance to bring us unto Christ. For as many of us who have been baptized into Christ, have put on Christ, thus we are one new man in Christ Jesus "old things are passed away behold all things have become new".
"IT'S TIME FOR THE BODY OF MESSIAH TO GET OUT OF THE CHURCHE'S FOUR WALLS"
The Church (you and I, "people") make up the Holy Body of Christ. It is in the Holy Body of Christ that we dwell as one in the Spirit,
preaching the same gospel according to Christ Jesus everywhere we go. We are not buildings made up of walls. And should we ever step outside of the Body of Christ we would sin against Him. Because His word lives within us, we strive to keep ourselves pure and shun sin in ALL its forms. The Body cannot be corrupted, we are a living temple where Christ Himself dwells, He in us and we in Him, that is why we are one new man.
"THE CHURCH OWES A DEBT OF GRATITUDE TO THE MESSIANIC JEWISH MOVEMENT....WITHOUT IT THERE WOULD NOT BE ONE NEW MAN"
The church owes no debt of gratitude to any movement or race. Our gratitude is unto Jesus, the obedient Sacrificial Lamb of God, our Lord and Saviour being made a curse for us and also unto God for His amazing gift of grace. Simply put, the word of God must come to pass, as it was in the beginning, so shall it be in the end. In the beginning God created Adam and Eve but they sinned against Him and were thus separated from Him. But when we accept the Son of God we are reconciled unto God through and in Christ, being made whole in the body of Christ as one new man.
"THE VEIL OF THE TEMPLE WAS TORN IN TWO....YET THE MIDDLE WALL OF SEPARATION (VEIL) BETWEEN JEWS AND GENTILES HINDERS THE CHURCH
FROM ACHIEVING ITS FULL DESTINY IN GOD BECAUSE THE MAJORITY OF JEWISH PEOPLE ARE EXCLUDED"
The veil covers the eyes and it was torn from top to bottom for ALL to see the glory of Christ. The tearing signifies that Christ is The Way, The Truth and The Life, The New Testament - and no man cometh unto the Father but by Him.
His body was bruised for our transgressions, His blood was shed for the remission of sin for many. By His stripes we are healed, made whole,
given unto everlasting life. Are we not free to choose whether to obtain everlasting life and all the gifts of being with Christ?... Have we not power to eat and to drink?
"I GOT SUPERNATURALLY SET FREE FROM A LONG-TIME HEAVY OPPRESSION"
God has never stopped giving directions and performing miracles and proving Himself to His children, unbelievers and those of little faith.
God loves us so much that He sacrificed His own Son, in whom we find liberty, freedom, a light burden, an easy yolk, rest.
But do not be dismayed, for behold God IS doing a new thing, different from the past. And yes, God IS raising up a new generation, a new Church
ie one new man in Christ because there can be no division - a kingdom divided against itself will not stand.
"I BEGAN TEACHING CHRISTIANS TO LOVE THE JEWISH PEOPLE"
Any Christian who has to be taught to love any people, should not be called a Christian and is not in the body of Christ regardless of how holy
they deem themselves to be - "a little leaven, leaveneth the whole lump", "many are called, few are chosen". A new commandment Jesus gave unto us, "that ye love one another as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another".
May all people in the body of Christ be united and blessed and may the grace of our Father be with us always according to His spoken word.
The Church always needs prayer, one for another, even for ourselves, because we wrestle not against flesh, but against the principalities
and powers of darkness and spiritual wickedness in high places.
May GOD bless you, always bountifully my brother, and may the righteousness of Jesus our Saviour lead us unto salvation through Faith, the
substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
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