2016_YEAR OF JUBILEE, GLORY AND NEW BEGININGS 2
OLUBI AND SARAH JOHNSON
In our article last week, we saw that we are NOW in a Jewish Jubilee year AFTER 7 shemitah year of release cycles:
We are in that day (that time in history now: the 3rd day and the jubilee year AFTER the 7th shemitah year (Deut.15.1 and Lev.25.8-10) of the synchronization of the feast of Tabernacles with a blood moon tetrad) NOW!
So, just as the Lord Jesus had inherited the Spirit without measure in the acceptable year or year of favour of His time, we are NOW to inherit the Spirit without measure and manifest the glory of God in this year of Jubilee and God’s favour fulfilling
Psalms 102:13-16 KJV: Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for THE TIME TO FAVOUR HER, yea, THE SET TIME, IS COME. (14) For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof. (15) So the heathen shall fear the name of the LORD, and all the kings of the earth thy glory. (16) When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory.
The manifestation of the glory of God by the power of the Spirit without measure in this year of Jubilee will mark a new beginning for the church: hence 2016 is proclaimed to be a year of Jubilee, Glory and New beginnings!
This week we will see more WHY AND HOW we are to experience this Jubilee and Glory!
It is CRUCIAL NOW for the church to experience this glory and Jubilee to dispel the present gross moral (e.g. Legalizing same sex marriage), spiritual (violent militant Islam like ISIS) and political (e.g. wide spread political discontent causing insurgency and terrorism) darkness covering the nations of the earth fulfilling:
Isaiah 60:1-3 NKJV: “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you. (2) See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the LORD rises upon you and his glory appears over you. (3) Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.
Now, why has this not happened yet and how can we hasten this manifestation?
The glory has not yet manifested because it will appear WHEN the Lord has built up Zion:
Psalms 102:16 KJV: When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory.
As we write God is presently building up the 1st of the 1st of the first fruits of the Zion (perfect) (Zeph.3.10-20) church from beyond the rivers of Ethiopia in the land the rivers divide (Nigeria) by the Word and the Spirit fulfilling:
Acts 20:32 KJV: And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them, which are sanctified.
Jude 1:20 NKJV: But you, beloved, build yourselves up [founded] on your most holy faith [make progress, rise like an edifice higher and higher], praying in the Holy Spirit;
Now, when the power of God reaches a certain threshold level (known only to God (Mk.13.32)) His glory will manifest or appear.
Recall this, is also what happened to the Lord Jesus: the Spirit without measure was RELEASED at John’s baptism (Jn.1.31-34) but was NOT MANIFESTED UNTIL the wedding at Cana of Galilee (Jn.2.1-11) at a time and hour (Lk.12.40) even the Lord Jesus did not know (Jn.2.4)!
However, between the time of the release and the manifestation, the Lord Jesus was building Himself up by the Word and Prayer during the 40-day fast in the wilderness and afterwards: we are to do the same NOW.
We are to be ACTIVELY waiting for the manifestation of this glory and Jubilee by watching and praying ALWAYS.
Galatians 5:5 NKJV: For we THROUGH THE SPIRIT eagerly WAIT FOR THE HOPE of righteousness by faith.
Colossians 1:27 NKJV: To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the HOPE of glory. (28) Him we preach, warning every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.
Romans 8:23 NKJV: Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, GROAN INWARDLY AS WE WAIT EAGERLY for our adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies.
Romans 8:26-30 NIV: IN THE SAME WAY, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the SPIRIT HIMSELF INTERCEDES FOR US THROUGH WORDLESS GROANS. (27) And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God. (28) And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. (29) For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. (30) And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.
So, we should continue now to watch and pray always (at least once every 6 hours (Dt.6.7, 2 Sam.6.13, Mk.13.35) and at every opportunity using the blood (Heb.13.20-21), the Word (1 Jn.2.5) and the Spirit (1 Jn.4.12-13) to hasten (2 Pet.3.12) the day of the manifestation.
Luke 21:36 KJV: Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
So get ready and stay ready by watching and praying always!