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The Battle for Your Mind is Fought on the Battlefield of Faith
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Fruits of Iniquity - Summary Notes

Lesson 11 of 12

  1. There is a certain sense of closure you experience when you address your ill-will, bad habits, past mistakes, inclinations, or pain you suffered.
  2. “Closure”, “coming to terms”, and “acceptance” evoke powerful emotions of well being that are mistaken for the substance of Christ.
  3. The substance of Christ is: love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, meekness, patience, endurance, and hope. These virtues are created by His power.
  4. The struggle to fit the moral code into scripture.
  5. What happens to scripture (that God said was holy) when it is injected with the moral code? Scripture, used for man’s purposes become the precept of man.
  6. Although all God’s promises are true in Jesus Christ, they are true for those who are in covenant with Him and have joined themselves to Him by covenant faith, they are not true to those who are not in covenant with God and put their trust in the moral code.
  7. What happens to the testimony of well being, peace, joy, and hope of the moral code that is masquerading as Jesus Christ? The testimony becomes a FABLE that is used to support false claims of Christ.
  8. It helps to know that the scripture, being interpreted by the moral code, is what God calls private interpretation of scripture
  9. God calls what the mind does with scripture “private” because the scriptures are internalized to address man’s fallen nature and his feelings instead of addressing Jesus Christ and His covenant. In this way, the scriptures are made to serve the moral code rather than serve God.
  10. The soul searches for experience to define reality and will only rest when we have found the true substance of life in Jesus Christ.
  11. The doctrine of Christ (the 12 Elements) is not merely “head knowledge”, but the reality of Christ for you to experience.
  12. In the absence of the work of the Spirit through the 12 Elements, the soul does not experience Christ and the imagination begins to work to construct what the soul is being denied.
  13. By learning this about your imagination you should be learning more about the war that takes place in your mind and how Satan uses the 5 facets of the flesh against you.
  14. The imagination, pulling from the moral code to construct what is right, cannot escape the fruits of iniquity and therefore the conscience remains defiled—and this is another reason for the frustration you feel.
  15. Rest is one of the 12 Elements of the Gospel and speaks of our completion in Christ, our fulfillment in Him. Rest is the payoff or reward of your efforts.
  16. God designed the soul after His own image and likeness. We know that God labored 6 days to create the world and then entered into His rest the 7th day. God set this pattern for your soul also. This is why you too labor to enter into rest.
  17. If we labor with the substance of the knowledge of this world, the signature of the soul, the God-Code, the moral code, and fruits of iniquity we can understand how this substance is corrupted and less than God and cannot bring the soul into rest, which means that the soul will continue to be empty of the power/virtue of God and will continue to journey looking for rest.
  18. The flesh offers building materials the soul uses to labor with, in the mind to enter into rest.
  19. Your mind is always working. If your mind is not laboring with knowledge you are dead.
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  21. If you labor with the substance that has been corrupted, your soul will be empty of the substance of Christ and the battle in your mind will be lost.
  22. If you labor with the knowledge of Christ, which is the true bread of life, God will give substance for your soul to labor with to enter into His rest.
  23. Did you know. . .You are allergic to false knowledge?
  24. Would it surprise you to know that 99% of all church leaders, ministers, and Bible teachers are still working with the flesh, trying to prove faith by moral convictions, still stuck in the same thinking pattern as the world?
  25. People from all nations, cultures, and religions deal with the fruits of iniquity every day. They respond to these fruits by expressing a need to better themselves and to prove that they are enlightened people by behaving in a civilized way.
  26. God designed faith in Jesus Christ outside the realm of the moral code where grace rather than aspiration is the fuel for the soul.
  27. When you study the Grace Wheel, what do you see? You see the power of God.
  28. When a person says that there is inherent power in the scriptures and that we experience God’s power when we quote scripture, we know that they have not yet tasted of the power of God’s grace.
  29. What you know naturally about the moral code is called your instinct.
  30. Knowing that all 12 Elements of the Gospel work in synergy with each other prepares you to understand the connection between grace and truth and how God uses peace to bring the soul through the transition of change.
  31. Further evidence that current Christian leadership is using the flesh (moral code) to fight the battle in the mind is found in how their conscience carries the testimony of the transgression rather than the testimony of Jesus Christ.
  32. Man carries the testimony of his transgression, which defiles the conscience, which in turn produces a struggle in the conscience.
  33. The struggle is between the primate history (the lower life that Adam was forced to live being separated from God) and the divine history that God intended for Adam to live.
  34. Every day we live with a higher expectation (the divine history), but some are tethered to their loss, trying to find equity between these two powers (the higher expectation and the lower nature), trying to find worthiness to exceed the primate history, but fighting against the transgression in the mind.
  35. For many, faith is only an opportunity to explore the state of the conscience, trying to find evidence of the lower life that is felt within.
  36. Current Christian teaching is falsely geared towards helping a person find the evidence of the lower life, the primate history. And so they are rightly called “spiritual primates”.
  37. As spiritual primates they not only focus their faith on the primate history, but believe Satan’s lie, that our faith cannot be perfect. Satan says to them, “I see you are trying to cover your transgression by my testimony (sin).
  38. Satan is a god of shame. His kingdom is mirrored in the transgression. Satan says, “You Adamites carry the testimony of your transgression. I see you have no light in you.”
  39. Satan tries to block the way to heaven. He does it in the conscience. He tries to block the light so your faith will die.
  40. Simple faith is about laying it open for the conscience to see.
  41. Simple faith brings you back to the terms of the covenant God set to take away the shame of Adam, for the reversal, from darkness to light.
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  43. The Law of Moses could not take away the shame of Adam’s memorial in the flesh. This is why Jesus provided a new testimony for us and a new Law in Himself—the Law of Grace and Truth that we may live by this new power of His name.
  44. The power of the flesh bears for the flesh a kingdom of darkness. But Jesus Christ was prepared by God as a mediator, not for the flesh, but for God to bring us into His kingdom of light and glory and power.
  45. Ministers of unrighteousness testify of the power of God because they know the Bible talks about it, but their preaching itself does not speak of the transition, just the struggle.
  46. God gave us living tokens to testify of the transition that is taking place, how the Holy Spirit is bringing to completion the work of Christ in us. This is why the Holy Spirit is called the “Witness”. The Holy Spirit testifies, not of shame, but of life, to remove us from the struggle.
  47. Can you see where the moral code takes the battle? Your faith is being fought on the wrong battlefield, the battlefield of the flesh, not the battlefield of faith.
  48. As you continue to learn the differences between the moral code and the righteousness of Jesus Christ you’ll get sharper in your discernment.
  49. Be aware of what battlefield you are on by becoming aware of your thought patterns. Learning Christ by His covenant truth is a change in your thinking patterns.
  50. Ministers normally taught the church how to work out their thoughts and feelings with the moral code and scripture and this repetitive action became a pattern.
  51. How you act now will depend on how you react later when you are in circumstances or situations that are challenging or troubling to you. If you act now on the knowledge of Christ you will be prepared to stand in the mind of Christ.
  52. It’s good that you want Jesus to change you. But a BIG part of the battle of your mind is understanding that just because you “want” Jesus to change you does not mean that He is the experience you are living—especially when the moral code masquerades as Jesus.
  53. You can’t get away from it—If you use the moral code to heal/deal with the fruits of iniquity in your soul (that means to help you manage it, talk about it, get to the root of it, or leave it alone—whatever!) you will reap the rewards of condemnation every time.
  54. Do not misunderstand me. You mind will change. You will learn a LOT about yourself and discover the deep down, dark secrets about why you act and think the way you do. But even though your mind changes, your nature will not change.
  55. It is only after you experience the difference between these two kingdoms (flesh and Spirit) that you will fully appreciate what I am saying and understand why I am leading you to allow God to circumcise the moral code from your faith. 
  56. Is the Holy Ghost your tutor or is the moral code your tutor? It is the natural inclination of man to want to train up the moral code as Hagar was training up Ishmael, but in the end there was hostility, thus preaching to us that the moral code and her children must be cast out—she is the bondwoman, not the free.
  57. The fruits of iniquity is the perspective that Satan seeks to continue to nurture in you to keep you in bondage, it is the offspring of Satan's likeness that God abhors, it is the testimony of your soul's experience of sin, it is that which Satan accuses you of, and that which God is healing as you use the tools of the covenant.
  58. The natural man desires to mix the flesh (the Fruits of Iniquity) into faith to give faith a testimony.
  59. True spiritual growth and transformation happens on a daily basis when you have the proper foundation of knowledge set in your heart and learn how to use the spiritual tools of Jesus’ covenant and labor in faith at the altar of Christ.
  60. Christians are taking note of the education offered by Apostle Eric vonAnderseck and the apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers of the Second 8th Week. For the first time, believers have answers to the deep questions they have about how their faith works and why things go wrong with their faith.
 



 

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