When this unification takes place, the body of Christ will have fulfilled the Lord's priestly prayer, "And the glory which Thou hast given Me I have given to them; that they may be one, just as We are one; I in them, and Thou in Me, that they may be perfected (complete) in unity, that the world may know that Thou didst send Me, and didst love them, even as Thou didst love Me" (John 17:22-23 NAS). Also she had a great and high wall… Rev 21:12 (NKJV). It is essential for a new convert, but it is also helpful for the person who has been a believer for Twelve is the number of government, we the church are called to carry the government (authority) of God to the nations. Matt 7:24-26 (NAS). "And you shall take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the sons of Israel, six of their names on the one stone, and the names of the remaining six on the other stone, according to their birth." We must realize that when we pass the test by going through the fire, God will "REWARD" us with a greater revelation of Jesus in our heart. With this app you can: - Watch or listen to past messages - St… And because He now dwells in us, this means that we also have the seven spirits of God dwelling in us. The basic theme of the training is In each one of us God is building the character of Jesus Christ in our spirit-man whether we know it or not. The walls are not to keep people out or in but to give them protection in His great salvation. What a purpose and destiny we have in God! They are hardened through many trials and tribulations and can take the pressure and still be most beautiful and precious. Work to restore the foundations … Do you not know that you are a temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? I was on the flood pad of a large dam enjoying my walk in ankle deep water that was coming from the dam. "Now if any man builds upon the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw" (1 Corinthians 3:12 NAS). Jesus is called the "Salvation of God." In Revelation 7, all the tribes of Israel are named because their names have meaning. If any man's work which he has built upon it remains, he shall receive a reward. He is called “a pastor to pastors.”. © 2019 Bob Yandian Ministries. He is over joyed to call us His brethren, family, and friend because that is who we are, we have His same Spirit living and abiding in us as He is in Jesus. A building’s foundation is what makes it strong and keeps it from collapsing. James = Undermines, we are to undermine [disable] the enemy. Topics include the outpouring of the Holy Spirit (verses 1-4), the effects of the outpouring on the religious Jews (verses 5-13), the fulfillment of Joel and David’s prophecies (verses 14-26), the first New Testament revival (verses 37 -41), and the first local church (verses 42-47). We the church, His body is the fullness of Him in the earth, for the fullness of Him is the seven Spirits of God. In the meaning of their names are the attributes of Jesus that we must have in us if we are to carry the name of our God and His city. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household, having been built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone, in whom the whole building, being fitted together is growing into a holy temple in the Lord; in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit. But this is about to change as God answers the prayers of Paul so that we are manifesting God’s Spirit at all times. We must find our place in the kingdom and build our lives in obedience unto the glory of our God. church should be required to go through the Foundations of Faith class. Revelation 21:18 says that the wall is made of jasper stone, this is the very stone that Jesus is liken to Who is seated on the throne in chapter 4:3, the bride is liken to the same when she descends out of heaven in 21:11. "But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound, then the mystery of God is finished, as He preached to His servants the prophets." Restoring The Foundations will send a team to your church to bring the requested RTF Seminar. Did you get that? "They shall be Mine," says the Lord of hosts, "On the day that I make them My jewels" Mal 3:17 (NKJV). We hope you will use this will-writing resource to ensure that your loved ones, and the Church, are cared for and protected beyond your lifetime. We individually are a temple, but we are only one stone that is being put together with others by the Father to become one great temple that the world will one day see and come streaming into it to receive the life giving power and forgiveness of God. We must have these twelve foundational stones as our attributes in our life if we want to make up the walls of the city of our God. My last vision of it was when revival broke out in our church and the dam had a small stream flowing over the broken down rocks. Why does the kingdom of God need a wall to protect us when we have God and the angels? Within the Holy Spirit are six attributes, which He is, and we must manifest them if we are to be built upon the twelve foundations correctly. Love is not the last foundation but the first level that all the others are built upon. Revelation 1:4 states that the seven spirits of God are before the throne rather than on the throne. Huge pearls are the gateway into the city of God. The Church We Want: Foundations, Theology and Mission of the Church in Africa — Conversations on Ecclesiology Editor: Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, S.J. "I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth" (Psalms 34:1). “Behold, there shall be a record kept among you” (Doctrine and Covenants 21:1). In 1995 I also had several visions of a dam that was breaking, it was made of rock. The cell church is a leadership strategy,” I told him. We also must have these twelve tribe attributes in our life if we are to enter through the gates of the city. The people who make up this city are now equal and are made complete in it; they are the finished product as prophesied Revelation 10:7. 1 Foundations Of Faith HARVESTIME INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE This course is part of the Harvestime International Institute, a program designed to equip believers for effective spiritual harvest. These six attributes are His energy and effectiveness in the unseen world, which are the spirit of Wisdom, the spirit of Council, the spirit of Understanding, the spirit of Strength, the spirit of Knowledge, the spirit of Fear of God. My purpose is to get the word and vision for these truths in your heart and for you to experience them. But now in chapter 21, he is told to measure the whole city and to know that its length, breadth, and height are equal. We are the "any man" that is NOW building their life upon something that is lasting or something that will burn up in our trials. We also must become liken unto him the foundation for us to build upward and become the wall of salvation for all nations to be received into it; this is our quest to live in the power of the overcoming church. Foundations Foundations of the Faith Class The purpose of Foundations Class is to help you learn the foundational truths of Christianity. Jesus is the wall, the salvation of the city within His overcoming people. Truth [Jesus] must be experienced, like in salvation or the baptism of the Holy Spirit that we may know Him, to live and breathe the reality of Him on a daily basis. Church Fathers, the lives of monks and nuns, and the interaction of Christian faith with a host of day-to-day issues hold the answer. I have studied a lot about the book of Revelation and had never heard of anyone giving attention to the twelve foundations of the New Jerusalem. Isaiah 9:6 says that Jesus has the government (Kingdom) upon His shoulders. That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him. For these truths to be the authentic foundation in us they cannot be just dogma that we put into our heads from our much learning. Then after the church is cleansed we will cleanse the whole world from its evil ways into the liberty of Jesus Christ. But let each man be careful how he builds upon it. ", The Lord's Table, Communion and the Eucharist. The kingdom will be built with one living stone upon the other until the entire earth is a part of the kingdom. Then each stone was placed upon the High Priest shoulders to represent how he would carry them into the presence of God. (See Is 11:2). Notice that the world, not the church, will stand up and take notice that God did send Jesus for them. What this means is that the apostles were given foundational truth which is in Christ Jesus, this is the very groundwork that our lives must be built on, but we must go higher than just the foundation. Actually, we encourage all believers to complete the class. His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to his eternal purpose which he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord. Nothing goes steal my joy. All the books of the Bible are anointed and ordained of God as the Holy Spirit lead the writers, their words are the revelation from the Father’s heart. In this sermon, we look at a fifth Christian commitment – gathering. Now if any man builds upon the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it, because it is to be revealed with fire; and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work. For years I have wondered why we are likened to stones, because they have been here from the beginning and will be here forever as will the temple of our God be. Alphaeus = learned, chief, we are to be kings. For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. It was excavated more than 40 years ago when Southway was built. This means that one will not do something without the other; they are equals! All the overcomers throughout the ages are represented through the symbolic number of 144,000 that come through the gates into the city of God. The words of Jesus are the solid rock that our lives should be built upon, but God also gave the prophets and the apostle’s the other eleven foundational truths that we are to build the kingdom of God higher in our lives. Its length, breadth, and height are equal" Revelation 21:15-16 (NKJV). Isa 51:1 (Message Bible). We the church, His body is the fullness of Him in the earth, for the fullness of Him is the seven Spirits of God. spread the word Tell others about our community and share our web site with those who would want to learn more or receive our spiritual instructions and conferences. I have read about the twelve levels, but nothing on the foundations. Revelation 5:6 says, "And I looked, and behold, in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as though it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent out into all the earth." These core beliefs Acts: Foundations of the Church 38:43 Acts 2:42-47 - What does it mean to live in community? Join us tonight LIVE as Pastor Todd brings a message from Psalm 11, "When the Foundations Are Destroyed." For some, a “church” is simply a building. On February 2020, Rev. For all is built upon love because that is what God is. The power [water of the Holy Spirit] is about to blow out the dam that man has made out of religion! 1 Cor 3:10-15 (NAS), The construction of its wall was of jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass. Gad = "To overcome" Jasper Stone = Jesus our great overcomer. Remember, Paul wrote in Ephesians 4:13,15, "Until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man (body), to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ." Jesus is the word of God, meaning He is the communication from the Father to the apostles and the prophets in the Bible. According to the grace of God, which was given to me, as a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building upon it. God wants us to know these truths inherently in the book of Revelation, which has been given to us so that we might receive the fullness of Jesus. Foundations of Faith is a simple, online video course that we’ve created to serve new Christians who are eager to learn and grow in their faith. It is interesting to note that in Revelation 11, John was given a measuring reed to measure the temple (that we are), but he was told not to measure the outer court. Either we are becoming more like Jesus or we are not. "In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit" (Ephesians 2:22 KJV). We are the salvation of God because we are the body of Jesus. Jesus is Lord of all, He alone holds all power, wisdom and authority, which the seven spirits represent, seven is the number of wholeness and completeness. If the city would have been built out anything else it would not be here today and we would not be amazed that it is still standing and will be for many years to come. Notice that it says "If any man builds." If you are not praying the prayers of Paul for yourself and your loved ones, please begin now, for it is never to late with God. The completion of In Acts, Foundations of the Church by Cody Weckerly September 14, 2020 As we study Acts 2:42-47, we are continuing to consider five Christian commitments of the first-century church. F-1.03 The Foundations of Presbyterian Polity F-1.0302d–F-1.0303 4 Book of Order 2013/2015 d. The Apostolicity of the Church Apostolicity is God’s gift to the Church in Jesus Christ. The word is our plumb line of truth that we are called to live accordingly to if we plan to build accurately. Cry out to God for wisdom so that you also maybe prepared for the day of the Lord that is soon to break forth upon us in great darkness and power. Biblical Foundations is a 12-week small group curriculum using The Purple Book by Rice Broocks and Steve Murrell and the animated Bible Project videos. And now because the Holy Spirit [the Spirit of truth] fills all true believers and has been given to us to bestow revelation from the heart of God. Philip = Warlike, we are to run to battle. The very name of Jesus means salvation, it means to be delivered, healed, prosperous, and to receive all of heavens goodness. The New Testament writer’s words are truth from God because they are the foundation of true spiritual reality that was imprinted in them for three and a half years when they walked with Jesus. The city is laid out as a square; its length is as great as its breadth. As the Lord began to show me this great honor that He has bestowed upon the twelve tribes and the apostles. Machu Picchu is a city that was carved out of a mountain using each stone to build up the walls of the city and must have taken many years to construct. Justice ‘Attacking the very foundations’ of church-state separation, SCOTUS delivers ‘seismic shock’ ruling on religious schools "A State need not subsidize private education. Bob is a graduate of Trinity Bible College and has served as both instructor and Dean of Instructors at Rhema Bible Training Center. Jacinth Stone. Andrew = A strong man, we are to be strong in Christ. Jewels are made through much fire and pressure and are very rare because they are not in abundance as are fieldstones. "My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me" (John 10:27). Foundations of the Church & Stories of Discipleship May to September 2018 Located in the book ‘Acts of the Apostles’ this series looks at the foundations of the church and stories of discipleship. Eph 1:22-23 says, "And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all. He also showed me that we are named in this great city of God, even as we are named amongst the genealogy of Jesus because we are His seed. "And coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected by men, but choice and precious in the sight of God, you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ." He said, "Salvation!" As I’ve studied, practiced, and reflected on the cell church over the last few years, I’ve concluded that the cell church is all about developing and releasing leaders to reap the Rev 21:14 (NAS). He established the School of the Local Church that has raised up and sent out hundreds of ministers to churches and missions organizations around the world. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints build the foundations of their faith on Jesus Christ and the testimonies of His apostles and prophets. The dam is about to break and how will we stand if we are not built precisely upon the twelve foundations of truth? Benjamin = "Son of my right hand" Amethyst stone. At any rate, the main authority of each individual church lay in its assemb… Little did I know that God would use it in my life to teach me about the city of God! It has overcome these grains of sand and has turned them into precious stones by having to deal with them on a daily basis! "And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin" (Genesis 35:18 KJV). To be equal means, "identical in size, quantity, value, having the same privileges, rights, status, and opportunities as others, and being evenly balanced between opposing sides." Ex 28:9-10 (NAS). "And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; each one of the gates was a single pearl..." (Revelation 21:21). The Foundations classes will introduce you to the core beliefs of The Mission Church. This tells me that the wall has great significance and we must understand its meaning if we are to build higher so that all nations will come in to it and eat from the bounty of the Lord. "Each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it, because it is to be revealed with fire." Jesus is the first born Son and we are added in with Him. This good news should give us purpose, strength, and give meaning to live life to the fullest through all our trails and tribulations with thanksgiving. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace, from Him who is and who was and who is to come; and from the seven Spirits who are before His throne. And I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades shall not overpower it. The Wall and the bride are constructed out of the same materials because they both represent the SALVATION of our God. These are the twelve foundations that the Lord has given me to build upward in Christ likeness in our life. And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. I looked up at the massive dam and the floodgates where right above my head and I heard the Lord say "You will not make it in what is about to come if you are not grounded upon the twelve foundations.". At Foundations you’ll find a multi-generational church that loves people. One year we went on a mission’s trip to Peru and friend of ours asked if we were going to go to Machu Picchu. In Christ, by the power of the Spirit, God sends Echo the Voice of God – A Mother’s Day Sermon #4. The strength of and commitment to these Biblical foundations largely affect how we finish the race set before us and the impact we make on eternity. These people are the body of Christ who have grown in love and are made equal on all sides, with no one person greater than the other. You truly matter to God and you matter to us regardless of who you are or what you have done. Is It True That God Will "Only Put On Us What We Can Bear? 1 Peter 2:4-6 (NAS). The problem with us is that we are flesh and are not consistently manifesting them, but manifest the flesh at times and not the Spirit of God. It all has to do with the building materials we are using, such as the religious and worldly system, which are wood, hay, and straw. "He who overcomes shall inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son" (Revelation 21:7). Bob travels extensively to train up a new generation in the word of God at Bible schools, ministers conferences, and churches. When I first read that [she] we the city of God had a great high wall it brought questions to my mind. We are the wall of the city, which is the great temple that God is building out of living stones! Now is the time to ask and believe for them in your life! "After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward" (Genesis 15:1 KJV). Because it's all you need all. "Each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it, because it is to be revealed with fire; and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work. Eph 3:17-19 (NAS). ‎Foundations is a multi-generational church that loves people. In Sojourners and Strangers, Gregg Allison clears the ground by presenting a thoroughly biblical ecclesiology, at once comprehensive in scope and sensitive to nuance. 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