Ephesians Chapter 3 speaks of the mystery of
revealing, purpose and appreciation of it; the mystery, hidden for ages,
now revealed by the Spirit of YHWH to His Apostles and Prophets. The
mystery revealing that.." The Son of Man has come to seek and to save
that which was lost." Luke 19:10...and that the Gentiles should be
fellow heirs of the same body and partakers of His promise in Mashiach.
through Malki Tzedik Yahusha HaMashiach, the 2nd Adam, a new creation, one new man from two,
has come thus making peace. That because of what Malki Tzedik Yahusha
suffered in His body through the cross; hatred between the two was put to
death. ( Eph. 2:15 & 16 )
The mystery of the New Creation is freedom from the
Law of Sin and Death and through Mashiach we are now under the Law of the
Spirit of Life and Grace. We are strengthened by His might, through His
Spirit in the inner man, rooted and grounded in His love.
Paul says that grace was given to him to preach among
the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Mashiach. That the whole family in
heaven and earth is named after the Father of our YHWH ELOHIM Malki Tzedik Yahusha HaMashiach. That
we are all to be rooted and grounded in love to be able to comprehend and
be filled with all the fullness of YHWH. All of this and more, we the
church (living stones), are to make known the manifold wisdom of YHWH to
the principalities and powers in the heavenly places. (Ephesians 3:10)
We cannot make known something we haven't received
and had written upon our hearts. We cannot search what is unsearchable
apart from Mashiach. The fact that the Ruach HaKodesh/Holy Spirit revealed this to Paul
states plainly that it is ours not only to search out because of Malki Tzedik Yahusha
HaMashiach, but also to proclaim. Who is unable to search out these riches?
Those who are not in Mashiach.
We have the Ruach HaKodesh/Holy Spirit living within us as a down
payment & guarantee that YHWH's purpose for us is to be further clothed
by His Spirit with His life and to come into the fullness of our
inheritance. The Ruach HaKodesh/Holy Spirit has come to guide us into all truth and He
only speaks to us what the Father tells Him to speak. All the riches that
are in Mashiach Malki Tzedik Yahusha, that are unsearchable to those who do not know Him,
are revealed by the Ruach HaKodesh/Holy Spirit to those who abide in
Mashiach. Wisdom and
knowledge are some of the riches that are in YHWH.
The Word says in Romans 11:29 that the gifts and the
calling of YHWH are irrevocable. What YHWH planned for your life before the
foundation of the world will never change. He will never cancel His divine
plan for your life. His purpose will always be that you become holy and
without blame before Him in love, that this was according to His good
pleasure of His will to the praise of His glory. He will make you holy for
His namesake. He will give you a new heart and a new spirit. The Ruach
HaKodesh/Holy Spirit...His Ruach HaKodesh/Holy Spirit that lives in you, will lead you into all truth
and transform you into the likeness of Malki Tzedik Yahusha HaMashiach. His purpose is to
fill you with the manifold wisdom of YHWH that can only be revealed through
His Spirit. Your very life will make known and proclaim to the
principalities and powers in the heavenly places the manifold wisdom of
YHWH...that they cannot search out for themselves!
We need to understand that the wisdom and knowledge
that santa/satan and his army function in is the wisdom and knowledge of this
world...which is far lower than the wisdom and knowledge of Almighty YHWH
that is made known freely to those who are in Mashiach: to those who believe
in their heart that He is YHWH ELOHIM Yahusha and seek Him with their whole life and
being! Had the rulers of this age known the knowledge of YHWH they would
have never crucified Mashiach! (1 Cor. 2:6-8)
To better understand how we make known the manifold
wisdom of YHWH, we need to have the understanding of what and who are the
principalities and powers.
PRINCIPLE: A basic truth, law, assumption, rule or
standard of conduct. Fixed, predetermined rule or policy.
PRINCIPALITIES: Territories, jurisdiction of a
prince, sovereignty…also…a beginning, cornerstone, first, magistrate
and a ranking order.
POWERS: Authority, jurisdiction, liberty, strength,
delegated influence, lawful… Also...Violent, mighty, miraculous,
abundance & dunamis.
So we are talking about basic truths, laws,
assumptions, standards of conduct & policies. And we are speaking of
the powers that legally rule lives and territories through them.
If we look closely at the word of YHWH we will see
that some of the early church stumbled on this lack of understanding
concerning principles and the principalities and powers that ruled. Even
to this day, we have lacked the fullness of this understanding that YHWH
predetermined us to walk in.
Paul in his letter to the Colossians said in Chapter
2:8..." Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty
deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic
principles of the world, and not according to Mashiach. "
ACCORDING…a very important word to understand! It
is used in many places in the Word and means...'after the manner of and in
the distribution of '! So Paul is saying `BEWARE' of anyone who comes to
you in the manner and distribution of men and in the manner and
distribution of the basic rules of the world! Those who do not come to you
in the manner and distribution of Mashiach but of the rulers of this age!
Has the church become so mingled with the world and its rules and standard
of conduct that we can no longer discern the principles of the world from
the principles of Mashiach?
The church is once again hearing from the Spirit of
YHWH the words written in Hebrews 5:12-14 & 6:1&2. " For
though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach
you again the FIRST PRINCIPLES of the oracles ( sayings – words ) of YHWH; and you have come to need milk and not solid food. For everyone who
partakes only of milk is unskilled in the word of RIGHTEOUSNESS, for he is
a babe. BUT solid food belongs to those who are full age, that is, those
who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and
evil. Therefore, leaving the discussion of the elementary principles of
Mashiach, let us go on to perfection, NOT laying again the foundation of
repentance from dead works, and of faith toward YHWH, of the doctrine of
baptisms, of laying on of hands, of resurrection of the dead, and of
eternal judgment. "
Paul was saying that these first principles of
had been laid in their lives, and by reason of use their senses should
have been exercised and they should have been skilled in the word of
righteousness. They had been taught and should have been walking in the
elementary principles of Mashiach. But they were once again having to be
taught the first principles, because he was not seeing or hearing of the
evidence of them walking in righteousness. (We shall be known by our
YHWH, by His Spirit, is saying this again to
His children. Is He angry with us? No...just pointing out to us from His
Mercy and Grace, that we still have the tendency to put ourselves under
the letter of the law instead of accepting the Spirit of Life!
In the Word you will find one reference to `rulers of
darkness', two of `rulers of this age', one of 'spiritual hosts of
wickedness, but eleven references to `principalities & powers'. And
principalities & powers are mentioned in connection to the church and
the power they no longer have over the church because of Malki Tzedik Yahusha HaMashiach.
Before we were saved our nature was that of a branch
of a wild olive tree. By the grace of YHWHhe found us when we were not
looking for him and grafted us into the cultivated olive tree contrary to
our nature! (Romans 11:24) CONTRARY TO OUR NATURE! Can the branch change
its own nature? NO. Only what is found in the sap of the cultivated tree
will change the nature of the branch. Can you by your own works of the
flesh change your nature? NO. Only by the spirit of the tree can you be
changed. BUT you must be grafted in and stay there allowing the Spirit to
transform you according to the word of YHWH.
Our flesh has been conditioned to follow the
principles of this world and act according to its ways. Lawlessness
surrounds us and will abound as long as the principles of lawlessness are
followed. YHWH has given us grace to live according to His principles and
ways. This life we now live in the flesh we live by faith in the Son of
YHWH who died for us. We are not to set aside the very grace that the
Father gave to us through the sacrifice of His Son so that we may be free
to live according to His principles. His principles are found in His
We put on the Righteousness of Malki Tzedik Yahusha HaMashiach because
nothing we can ever do in our flesh will ever be considered righteous in
the eyes of the Father. Our flesh is not subject to the law of YHWH! Its
very nature is of the law of sin & death. (Romans 8:7) So we crucify
it because our bodies are dead because of sin, but the Spirit of YHWH
brings life because of righteousness! Through His Spirit we are raised
from the dead walking and living according ( after the distribution and
manner of His Spirit ) and through His Spirit that now dwells in us! (
So what is our warfare? It is the tearing down of
strongholds that have been built in our minds and hearts by following the
principles of this world and not YHWH's. And our weapons are not carnal (of
the flesh) but mighty in YHWH. Strongholds are fortresses that keep wounds
and lawlessness locked away in our hearts and minds and the truth of YHWH
out. His principles will tear those down. But we must cast down arguments
and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of YHWH,
bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Mashiach. (2 Cor.
10:3-6) Our part is to walk and live according to His principles. Then He
will be the power in your life that brings forth transformation!
What principles have you been living by? What power
is behind those principles? The principalities and powers in heavenly
places can only have power over your life if you are walking and living
according to their lawlessness. YHWH said He would punish all disobedience
when our obedience is fulfilled.
When you are walking and living according to His
principles and ways, His Spirit will lead you into all truth and your very
life will become a living testimony of His manifold wisdom that is far
above any wisdom the prince of this world can ever come up with! You will
always be ahead of any plan the Devil tries to set in motion concerning
your life and call! Am I saying the Devil isn't intelligent? NO. He has
been watching mankind for thousands of years and is expert in the workings
of the flesh. Mankind makes his job easy because of our habitual sinful
nature. The solution...crucify the very flesh that cannot please YHWH.
ITS' TIME TO TAKE NAMES, KICK ASS, AND SEND
THEM TO HELL...As OUR stronghold is Malki Tzedik Yahusha HaMashiach!
He is your
Hightower! He is your Power! Apart from Him you can do nothing. Let us
become skilled in His Righteousness! By reason of use (choosing His
principles and ways in our daily lives) we exercise our senses to discern
both good and evil. The more we walk according to His principles the
sharper our discernment becomes. We are no longer babes but mature in the
ways of our YHWH. His Righteousness flowing through our lives will
DESTROY any lawlessness that we encounter and we will see to the praise of
His Glory our lives, homes, cities and nations won for Mashiach!