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Why healing is not in the atonement
Ministers blame believers for the crippling consequences of their own doctrinal crimes. (Fotolia)

Spiritual Splashback
Teacher Maria vonAnderseck
Don’t you just hate it when someone else’s dirt splashes back on you? We see it all the time in the world, but we shouldn’t see it in the church, especially not from ministers.
It’s not nice when others blame you for their mistakes. Perhaps it was the deal that fell through because someone forget to check the ad copy that went to print with a huge, embarrassing typo, or the CEO that missed a big opportunity because she missed her appointment due to a scheduling error.  
On whose lap is this dumped? Maybe yours? Someone’s got to pay for this mistake and so the buck gets passed. How about something a little more serious? The guy who’s been stealing from the company retirement fund points the finger at you.
Did you know that ministers in the False Religious System (FRS) use the same tactics? They blame believers for the crippling consequences of their own doctrinal crimes.
[Listen to the Podcast by Apostle Eric vonAnderseck “Doctrinal Crimes”. CLICK HERE.]
Case in point: A minister recently lamented that, “. . .so few seem to be able to appropriate healing in their daily lives.” He posted a picture of a woman blowing her nose. First of all, there are a lot more serious illnesses and afflictions than the common cold: cancer, heart disease, asthma, diabetes, arthritis, migraines, paralysis, multiple sclerosis, down syndrome, to name a few.
What does the minister say? He says that, “Something is wrong. It is not the will of God for His children to be sick and diseased.” And who is to blame for not having appropriated these healing for the physical body? Believe it or not, you are! This is getting splashed back on you. After you gave them all your money and bought their books, they turn around and smite you.
This minister acknowledged that you are praying and seeking and pleading with God to heal you. You are confessing the Word, and doing all that you have been taught, but you are not healed. Then he points the finger of accusation at you to say, “Something is not right on their end.”
But God has now turned the tide. God is pointing to the minister to reveal his doctrinal crimes. This isn’t on you, it’s on them! Every time these ministers took your money, they gave you a promise, “Give to the Lord and the Lord will heal you. Be obedient in this area of your life and God will heal you. Learn these 6 steps to victory and God will heal you.” They take you from one hill to another hill to try to get you into a better position to barter with you (Numbers 23:13).
They want to have leverage to take from you, so they use your own life (the things you hold dear) as leverage. They give you false promises based on the kingdom of the flesh and then smite you for not having obtained those promises.
Apostle Paul dealt with the same problem in the first century church when confronting the opportunists who came forward to take the gospel of Jesus Christ to self, and thus enslave believers by promise.
2 Corinthians 11:20
For ye suffer, if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour you, if a man take of you, if a man exalt himself, if a man smite you on the face.
This whole failed doctrinal train wreck is put squarely on your shoulders, and that’s a dirty trick to play on believers because it is, in fact, the minister’s fault for having taught that physical healing is in the atonement in the first place, thus displacing your faith.

Displaced Faith
The minister says that, “What you will find in the Bible is the character of God and the revealed will of God for every area of life. . .”
This is how faith is turned inward, to self. In truth, the character of God is Jesus Christ. He is the Word of God, not the Bible. The Bible points to Jesus, but does not replace Jesus.
Jesus is the revealed will of God, for He is the true culture of God. God is not speaking to “areas of your life”. I’ll repeat that so it will sink in – God is not speaking to areas of your life. Rather He is speaking to you of Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit takes the things of Christ to bring regeneration to your soul. He will visit every cavern of your soul to bring sustainable, living, vibrant, healing as He creates the virtues of Christ in you.
That process of spiritual healing requires the knowledge of the new covenant, the stewardship of the new covenant, and the tools and priesthood of the new covenant, which these ministers set aside.  So regeneration is not taking place.
The minister will look at the lack of regeneration in your life and put that on you.
1. Perhaps you have unconfessed sin.
2. Perhaps you are harboring bitterness.
3. Perhaps you allowed unforgiveness to take root.
4. Perhaps you are not putting God first in your life.
5. Perhaps you are selfish in some area.
6. Perhaps you neglected to give back when you could have.
7. Perhaps you are judgmental against others.
8. Perhaps you are lustful for the material goods of this world.
9. Perhaps you have allowed the devil to invade some area of your life.
10. Perhaps you think lowly of yourself.
None of this is on  you! This is on the minister who taught you, or rather neglected to teach you about the new covenant. You learn what you live. In each of these ten perceived breaches against the soul, the problem is that regeneration is not taking place in the inner man. God takes care of these breaches by His anointing when you go through the process of regeneration.
You cannot expect to reflect and express Christ when you disallow His work in your soul. Only through the priesthood can you give to God what He is looking for.
We can see how the teaching of physical healing in the atonement displaces faith. It directs faith away from the new covenant for which Jesus shed His blood, it denies faith the priesthood Jesus mediates, it removes faith from contact with God through the tools God sacrificed with Jesus’ blood, and it denies faith the stewardship God elected, all the while driving faith towards promises that are rooted in living a better life here on earth.
The same people who got behind the laughter movement to promote it, are the same people that say that healing is in the atonement.

God’s Will is That the Soul of Each Believer Bear the Likeness of Christ
Though God can and does heal the physical body (a gift of the Spirit), His covenant promises and blessings in Christ is for the healing of the soul. This is the divine transformation that takes place daily when you have a covenant relationship with God. Your faith can reach this benchmark everyday without fail and there are many tangible signs God provides to covenant believers that their faith meets His expectation perfectly.
Apostle Peter taught believers about the divine power for the divine nature.
2 Peter 1:3-4
3 According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
The Antichrist’s Healing Ministry
When people say that healing is in the atonement, it sounds very spiritual, but it is very misleading. Do you know that the Antichrist will have a healing ministry during the Tribulation when he rules the world as the false messiah?
He will do all the miracles of the true Christ when He was on earth two thousand years ago. He will open the eyes of the blind, he will heal the sick, he will do every miracle that Jesus did, but he cannot raise the dead. (Rev 13:3; Apocalypse of Elijah 3:5-13 )
In that the Antichrist cannot raise the dead we see that he cannot give life to the soul. Only God can do that, and this is why the new covenant of Jesus Christ is geared towards the spiritual healing of the soul, to give life to the soul, to restore the soul to the likeness of God. This is the work of the anointing that we partake of daily.
If healing is in the atonement then the Antichrist will be accepted as the true Messiah, for he will show this sign to the world. All his claims will be validated on the basis of this sign.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders.
The whole world will follow after this lying sign and wonder for it is the false sign that confirms the record of man. It is no surprise that Satan’s ministers have addicted the church to this diet, thus paving the way for the Antichrist to be accepted and his claims to be received with great joy.
Satan knows that the greatest joy man has is to see an image of himself reflected in his faith. Satan knows that to win the hearts of the people you simply have to target the places of their suffering. Promise to empower the record of man and he will love you forever.
Satan offered to make a deal with Jesus on this basis. The devil instructed Jesus on the manner of his craft. Give the people what they want and they will serve you. (Mt 4:8-9)
Ministers who teach that healing is in the atonement are not credible voices in the church. They have misled believers, and their teachings should not be heeded.
[Maria vonAnderseck serves the Body of Christ as a confirmed Teacher in the government of God. She is the co-founder of Second 8th Week® Ministries, co-authors with Apostle Eric vonAnderseck in development of IDCCST® Christian Education Curriculum. She is a regular contributor to the Prophetic Path and teaches Leadership and Body Ministry.
Maria is the co-founder of the Network of Apostles Today, ministering the grace of God to those seeking to build upon the true foundation of Jesus Christ. As God brings the church into a new era, Teacher Maria is here to help guide your faith into the new work of the Spirit, to pray for you, and to answer your questions.]


Last Revised: 2017-11-14

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