God Is More of "Me" Than I Am
Preliminary consideration: In this document we are using text from godly works with which you are not familiar. Do not worry about that. Just eat it! We are giving you "shewbread" which is lawful food only for a real priest of Heaven and those he feeds, Luke 6:3-4. "Shewbread" means she/ewe bread, Proverbs 9:1-6; Ecclesiastes 8:1-2. These female lambs are the Virgins of Heaven. "Marvel not readers! You must be born of a Virgin"! Shewbread is also "shoe bread". The earth is Godís footstool, a good place for feet of the many-membered Body, I Corinthians 12:12-27. God has said, "I will dwell in them and walk in them", Song of Solomon 7:1, Isaiah 52:7.
There are some who cannot eat "shewbread". "Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch", Matthew 15:14. They are content with their "little faith" at the bottom of the ditch, Luke 18:8. The "GOOD NEWS" is not for argument and debate. The Teacher will feed only those He wants at this feast. Only these can and will gain our "talents". Those clothed in "strange apparel" and those "without a wedding garment" will not be served.
Headline: 99. This Cross then (is that) which has united all things by the word and which has separated off what is transitory and inferior, which has also *compacted* all things into one. But this is not that wooden Cross which you shall see when you go down from here; nor am I the (man) who is on the Cross, (I) whom now you do not see but only hear (my) voice. I was taken to be what I am not, I who am not what for many others I was; but what they will say of me is mean and unworthy of me. Since then the place of (my?) rest is neither (to be) seen nor told, much more shall I, the Lord of this (place), be neither seen nor told.
100. The multitude around the Cross that is not of one form is the inferior nature. And those whom you saw in the Cross, even if they have not (yet) one form -not every member of him who has come down has yet been gathered together. But when *human* nature is taken up, and the race that comes to me and obeys my voice, then *he who* now *hears* me shall be united *with this* (race) and shall no longer be what he now is, but (shall be) above them as I am now. For so long as you do not call yourself mine, I am not what I am; but if you hear me, you also as hearer *shall be* as I am, and I shall be what I was, when you* (are) as I am with myself; for from *me* you are what I am.(?) Therefore ignore the many and despise those who are outside the mystery; for you must know that I am wholly with the Father, and the Father with me.
Acts of John 99,100, New Testament Apocrypha by Hennecke-Schneemelcher
KJV Psa 82:6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High. 7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes. 8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations
KJV 2Co 6:16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
KJV Psa 139:1 O Lord, thou hast searched me, and known [me]. 2 Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. 3 Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted [with] all my ways. 4 For [there is] not a word in my tongue, [but], lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altogether. 5 Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me. 6 [Such] knowledge [is] too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot [attain] unto it. 13 For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother's womb. 14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully [and] wonderfully made: marvellous [are] thy works; and [that] my soul knoweth right well.
Deuteronomy 4:31 (For the Lord thy God [is] a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.
Ode 7: 4 He hath caused me to know Himself, without grudging, by His simplicity: His kindness has humbled His greatness. 5 He became like me, in order that I might receive Him: He was reckoned like myself in order that I might put Him on; 7 And I trembled not when I saw Him: because He was gracious to me: 8 Like my nature He became that I might learn Him and like my form, that I might not turn back from Him: 9 The Father of knowledge is the word of knowledge: 10 He who created wisdom is wiser than His works: 11 And He who created me when yet I was not knew what I should do when I came into being: 12 Wherefore He pitied me in His abundant grace: and granted me to ask from Him and to receive from His sacrifice: 13 Because He it is that is incorrupt, the fulness of the ages and the Father of them.
Ode 8:9. Hear the word of truth, and receive the knowledge of the Most High. 10 Your flesh has not known what I am saying to you: neither have your hearts known what I am showing to you. 11 Keep. my secret, ye who are kept by it. l2 Keep my faith, ye who are kept by it. l3 And understand my knowledge, ye who know me in truth, 14 Love me with affection, ye who love! 15 For I do not turn away my face from them that are mine; 16 For I know them and before they came into being I took knowledge of them, and on their faces I set my seal: 17 I fashioned their members: my own breasts I prepared for them, that they might drink my holy milk and live thereby 18 I took pleasure in them and am not ashamed of them: 19 For my workmanship are they and the strength of my thoughts: 20 Who then shall rise up against my handiwork, or who is there that is not subject to them? 21 I willed and fashioned mind and heart: and they are mine, and by my own right hand I set my elect ones: 22 And my righteousness goeth before them and they shall not be deprived of my name, for it is with them.
John 17:22 And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one: 23 I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. 24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
In the beginning when God began to create a FAMILY, there was no raw material lying around any place from which to create things. God is ALL there IS. There is nothing else but Him. Therefore He took a small piece of His "living substance", a piece of His own "body", and created first a Wife and companion. This is Mother Wisdom, the Mother of ALL the "living"! This part of the very beginning of creation was told in the analogy of the creation of Eveís body. A rib was taken from Adamís chest, and God took "life substance" from His own chest area and created our Mother. She is the Woman seen in Revelation 12, the Mother of Jesus Christ. She and Jael (Jesus) were in Heaven at the very beginning before Abraham was born, John 8:57-58. Later Mary became Her parabolic analogy in role-play. Both Mother and our Father are totally and completely immortal. There is no part of them that is not immortal. There two are Spirit and "life" and they are "one".
Here is how Solomon described our Mother:
Wisdom of Solomon7:22 for I was taught by he whose skill made all things, wisdom. For in wisdom there is a spirit intelligent and holy, unique in its kind yet made up of many parts, subtle, free-moving, lucid, spotless, clear, 23 invulnerable, loving what is good, eager, unhindered, beneficent, kindly towards men, steadfast, unerring, touched by care, all-powerful, all-surveying, 24 and permeating all intelligent, pure, and delicate spirits. For wisdom moves more easily than motion itself, she pervades and permeates 25 all things because she is so pure. Like a fine mist she rises from the power of God, a pure effluence from the glory of the Almighty; so nothing defiled 26 can enter into her by stealth. She is the brightness that streams from everlasting light, the flawless mirror of the active power of God and the image 27 of his goodness. She is but one, yet can do everything; herself unchanging, she makes all things new; age after age she enters into holy souls, and makes 28 them God's friends and prophets, for nothing is acceptable to God but the 29 man who makes his home with wisdom. She is more radiant than the sun, and surpasses every constellation; compared with the light of day, she is found 30 to excel; for day gives place to night, but against wisdom no evil can prevail.
This is the same one described as "Adoil" in the Secrets of Enoch analogy.
The children are a combination creation. God and Mother Wisdom took very tiny pieces of their "living" material or substance and combined them to create the children. All the children were formed in the very beginning before God rested from His labors. One tiny piece of God and one tiny piece of wisdom combined to form each baby spirit in Her womb. There are billions and billions of them. These were placed in Godís nursery to await their advent and first-stage of training in flesh-form, a negative stint or "exercise" with evil, on the earth-stage, Ecclesiastes 1:13; Romans 8:38-39. The little spirits are totally and completely "immortal". The disguise of flesh and blood (cocoon) cannot and does not change this reality in any way. Man has always been a "living, immortal spirit"! Men do not know these things because of ignorance and blindness.
Secrets of Enoch 25 1 I commanded in the very lowest parts, that visible things should come down from invisible, and Adoil came down very great, and I beheld 2 him, and lo! he had a belly of great light. And I said to him: 'Become undone, Adoil, and let 3 the visible come out of thee.' And he came undone, and a great light came out. And I was in the midst of the great light, and as there is born light from light, there came forth a great age, and showed all creation, which I had thought to 4 create. And I saw that it was good. And I placed for myself a throne, and took; my seat on it, and said to the light: 'Go thou up higher and fix thyself high above the throne, and be 5 a foundation to the highest things.' And above the light there is nothing else, and then I bent up and looked up from my throne.
KJV 1Th 5:5 Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
KJV Psa 87:1 His foundation [is] in the holy mountains. 2 The Lord loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah. 4 I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this [man] was born there. 5 And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her (as Adoil): and the highest himself shall establish her. 6 The Lord shall count, when he writeth up the people, [that] this [man] was born there. (in Heaven at the beginning) Selah. 7 As well the singers as the players on instruments [shall be there]: all my (off)springs [are] in thee.
KJV Act 17:24 God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands; 25 Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things; 26 And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; 27 That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us: 28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.
Can YOU Answer the Question?
Hebrews 2:6 But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man, that thou visitest him? 7 Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:
Men are small pieces of God. Each man is a cell of Godís living spirit material. We experience life and conscious awareness because God is sharing His "life" with us. We sense because He shares His sensory perceptions with us. He can turn our senses on and off by thought. As the Head of the Body (many-membered FAMILY), God is totally in tune with everything that happens to us. In the human body the brain and nerves control sensory perception. In this Great Body (super-FAMILY), God controls everything by invisible lines of force connecting everything. There is no thought that you can think, no words that you can speak, nor experience you can have without it SIMULTANEOUSLY being known and experienced by God! In the GOOD NEWS we say, "We live in Him as He lives our live in us"! In Him is the life and the life is the light of men! This is the crown of glory and honor that God has given men. You are a royal creation and so much closer to God than you could imagine. HE IS YOU! You are not Him, but He certainly is ALL of US! Now you can understand Psalm 139 a little better!
Who Are You?
In answering the question, "Who are you?", when we respond saying, "I am" Joe, or Billy, or Mary, or Sally" Ö we are acknowledging God first as the source and origin of our existence and our being.
Exodus 3:14 And God said unto Moses, I Am That I Am: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I Am hath sent me unto you.
"I AM that I AM" is Godís name! An acknowledgement that we are all small "cells" that comprise Godís Body is built-in in our language structure and communication. What we answer is this. We say, "the God-life cell" ("I am"), the name identifying me is Joe, or Billy, or Mary, or Sally! We confirm by our sentence structure Godís own Words, "I said you are gods and all of you are children of the Most High", Psalm 82:6-8. We acknowledge God first when we identify our "self". This is further proof that were are all "one" in Him!
Those who insist on boasting of an earthly identity or of some earthly father are backward and out of season. Abraham is not anyoneís true Father, but he was everyoneís brother. It is time to consistently stay High with the glory given us, not as kindergarten babies who think with carnal minds. Boasting of being "of Israel" pales when compared to the true glory. All men are sons of Light and they are immortal offspring of the Almighty Father! "Call no man your father upon the earth, for one is your Father which is in Heaven", Matthew 23:9. Brag about that the next time anyone attempts to belittle your birth or spiritual heritage. Men attempt to put one another down so they may get an ego boost of vanity! "Oneness" in this Spirit FAMILY voids such divisive thinking and exposes the ridiculousness of such thoughts. Not one man is "better" than another. We are all cut from the same cloth. All men are "living stones", many small chips from that Ancient Rock. Now you tell me, "Who are YOU?" Go look in the mirror; answer the question and smile. There are many self-presumed teachers who are blind and backward and remain outside the mystery. Disregard their ideas about who you are. You KNOW who you are! You received it from the mouth of the Most High! Can you say, "Amen"! Now you see why I love the Words of God more than the words of men! He is a much better Teacher! God is more of you than you are your self. You cannot get closer to God than this!
God is walking around as the entire population of men on earth. This is the "mystery of God" and of godliness that men have been striving to learn. Because your body is His temple, when you feel the need to make a formal request (pray), you do not need to go to a special prayer room, or wear a special skull cap, or prayer shawl. You do not need to go to a special building, or bow at a wall, or clasp your hands together on bended knee, or require the assistance of a minister. Father is you (you are His little cell). All you have to do is tell Him what you want. "There is not a word in you heart or mind and, lo, He knows it altogether", Psalm 139:1-4. He is living your life as you live your life in Him! This is how close you are to God and how close God is to you. Go to the mirror and take a look! Beneath the veil of flesh that you see is a glorious, bright and beautiful son or daughter of the Most High! Disregard anyone who tries to put you down and disparages your birthright in the Almighty! You are superior to dust and ashes, and your ancestry is better than the ancestry men claim in this world! What is true for YOU is also true for any and every man! "12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places, Ephesians 6:12. Now you have a better understanding of what this means: "God is ALL in ALL"!
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