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Apostles Today in the Church – What Role do they Play?

When considering the role of Jesus’ apostles today, we might look back to Acts 2:42 “And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine…” and ask, why were the 1st century believers cautioned to continue steadfastly in the apostles doctrine? In doing so, the first thing to consider is the definition of the apostle’s doctrine, being the doctrine of Christ for which Jesus’ apostles were given a measure of grace by which to unfold this holy knowledge unto believers.

This closed the door to private interpretation or understanding based on own experience / education / tradition / culture / principles / aspirations etc. So that the power for reason which God granted man, would be used not with those things which form man’s prejudiced logic, but rather with Faith for the building of God’s House.

Jesus’ apostles today are called to the same task, having been consecrated unto God and prepared of Him in the anointing of Truth, to restore unto believers the apostle’s doctrine. Truth is that which is consistent with GOD’S character, purpose & plan – His ways are not those of man & no man can find entry into the mystery of Christ by means of own logic, nor by the precepts of scripture, for that which is hid in Christ is revealed by God alone.

So by His wisdom, God has elected to reveal this mystery unto apostles today even as He did in the first century. God says ‘My people are destroyed for a lack of knowledge’, for where Truth is lacking or has been in any way altered, Satan’s sowing prospers.

Discernment comes by Truth

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God is restoring Truth by the stewardship of Jesus’ apostles today; preparing the church in robes of righteousness for the coming of the groom. Jesus came to establish a new & better covenant, but lacking the knowledge of what the terms & conditions of this Second Covenant are, how can believers claim to be a partaker of its promises?

All who believe themselves to be Christian, believe in the same fundamental facts of e.g.: Christ being the Son of God, born from the virgin Mary, and having died for their sins. Does this save them? No, Satan & all his hosts know these facts to be true but can in no way qualify for it’s promises.

What God is saying through the stewardship of His apostles today, is that salvation is free, but not free from responsibility. Covenant speaks of an agreement that requires one to abide by it’s terms in order to qualify for it’s benefits. This speaks of more than fundamental facts, but rather the foundation knowledge of Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:10 “According to the grace of God which is given unto me (i.e. Paul being one of Jesus’ apostles), as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.”

When this blueprint for faith which God reveals to Jesus’ apostles today is lacking in the laying of a believer’s foundation, then the whole building is in error, and the unity spoken of in Ephesians 4 is lacking amongst the brethren. But for those who are sealed into covenant with God thru the baptism of the Holy Ghost; who are instructed in sound doctrine through living God appointed apostles today; & who abide in the holy knowledge which is Truth, a unity which is unfeigned & a oneness that is not deceitful is promised of God, and experienced daily.

This is true liberty

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We are freed from ignorance & doubt, as the true place value that GOD places in the elements of the gospel of Christ (Grace, Faith, Righteousness, Justification, Sanctification, Holiness, Peace, Rest, Charity, Truth, Regeneration & the Renewing of the mind) is understood, and the priesthood of believers restored. And this is why living apostles today is God’s gift to His flock, for thru them He is restoring Truth, and therein unity by charity.

The past 2000 years have been a time of darkness of the church (even as signified by the 2 days Jesus spent in the grave), but we have now entered a new time – the dawning of the 3rd Day (Resurrection of Christ).

In this time the true doctrine of Christ is being restored unto the church by His stewards, the apostles today (along with their fellow stewards & builders – the prophets, teachers, evangelists and pastors).  Jesus’ Apostles today are called of the Lord for this work even as Jesus called the first 12 one by one by name, and even as He empowered them to feed His flock then, so He is doing today.

And unto those who yield to His grace, lay down all that went before & take on this yoke of Christ, shall be given wisdom, knowledge & understanding to KNOW God in Truth, and understand what it is to sin no more, but rather to be perfect, holy & fruitful in His Kingdom – not by the measure of man, but by the standard God set in Christ alone.

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Apostle Erika Blignaut Erika Blignaut is a confirmed Apostle in the government of God and valued member of Apostles Today Network of the Second 8th Week, ministering the grace of God to those seeking to build upon the true foundation of Jesus Christ. She is a regular contributor to the Prophetic Path and teaches Body ministry, helping believers regain their Christian priesthood by learning how spiritual sacrifices of prophecy work, how the anointing of truth works, and how the spiritual tools of the Second Covenant work. As God brings the church into a new era, Apostle Erika is here to help guide your faith into the new work of the Spirit, pray for you, and answer your questions.

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