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February 18, 2013



The BLOOD of the

EVERLASTING

COVENANT



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The Blood of Jesus



What is Hebrews 13:20 talking about when it says, "...through the blood of the everlasting covenant?" There is a difference between the blood of the Old Covenant and the blood of the New Covenant.

When we speak of "the Blood," we are speaking of the forgiveness of sins. To understand "...the blood of the everlasting covenant," we need to understand types and shadows in the Scriptures. Concerning the types and shadows, Adam was the beginning of the human race upon this earth.

Sin came upon Adam and his descendants by Adam's disobedience. All disobedience to God is sin. The LORD God said to man, and all his descendants in Genesis 2:17, "But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die {die, die}." Adam disobeyed the LORD God when he ate of the tree of knowledge of good and evil (Gen. 3:6,17).

What the LORD God spoke to man in Genesis 2:17, became "a law" in the spiritual realm. This is "...the law of sin and death..." (Rom. 8:2). In Romans 5:12 it says, "Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned."

In 1 Corinthians 15:22, it refers to the law of sin and death, saying, "For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive." In 1 Corinthians 15:56, it says, "The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law." In 1 John 3:4, it says, "Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law." In Romans 8:2, it makes mention of this law, saying, "For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death."

In Romans 5:13,14, it says, "For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law...Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come." From the time of Adam, people continued to die, because of "the law of sin and death." But, until the time of Moses, there was no "written Law" of sin and death.

Some things happened in type and shadow at the time of Moses. The important thing was that the Children of Israel were set free of bondage to Pharaoh (King of Egypt) at the time of the Passover. This freedom began in Egypt and completed in the crossing of the Red Sea. Pharaoh and his taskmasters were types of Satan and his demonic spirits.

The Passover in Egypt was a type and shadow of the crucifixion of Jesus in the New Testament. The instructions concerning the Passover are given in detail in Exodus, Chapter Twelve. These instructions were types and shadows of the shedding of the Blood of Jesus (the payment for the sins of the whole world) (1 John 2:2). It included the giving of the physical body of Jesus for the healing of all sickness and disease.

Isaiah 53:4,5 says "Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted...But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed."

First, it was necessary for the body and blood of Jesus to be shed before the New Birth. In Exodus, the blood was shed and the body was eaten first, before they crossed the Red Sea. In the crossing of the Red Sea, the Children of Israel were "baptized unto Moses" (1 Cor. 10:2). This baptism is a type and shadow of the new birth for Christians "into the body of Christ" (1 Cor. 12:12,13).

The Children of Israel, were told that the day of the Passover was to be the beginning of a new year (Exodus 12:2). The New Birth and the baptism into Christ is "a new beginning" for Christians. At that time, Christians are no longer under bondage to the Devil, and his demons. Yet, being that "the law of sin and death" is a spiritual law, it must be enforced in the spiritual realm.

Even though the Devil was defeated by Jesus on the Cross of Calvary, Christians must walk after the Spirit, and resist the Devil to be free of sin and death. In James 4:7, it says, "Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you." Satan, the Devil, is still living in the spiritual realm, and has not (at this time), been bound and confined to hell. The Devil still brings sin and death upon Christians, through deception by his demonic spirits. The Devil is a liar, and when Christians believe his lies, they bring upon themselves sin and death. Just as Adam brought sin and death upon mankind when he believed the lie, and ate of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Christians who give place for the Devil, permit the Devil and his demons to inflect them with sickness and disease, as well as violate the spiritual law of sin and death. Therefore, they suffer the consequences of sin and death, even after they have been set free by the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.

In the Old Covenant, the blood of animals was shed once every year for the sins of the Children of Israel. Once every year, the High Priest went into the Holy of Holies and put the blood of animals upon the mercy seat of the ark of the covenant (Lev. 16:2-34; Heb. 9:3-7). This was done for the forgiveness of the sins and iniquities of all those in covenant with God under the Law of Moses. This needed to be done once every year.

Jesus Christ is "the High Priest" over all of those who are born again into the body of Christ. We enter into the New Covenant through the New Birth. Jesus' Priestly position is forever, "after the priestly order of Melchisedec," not after the order of Aaron (Heb. 5:6; 6:20).

Jesus Christ is not dead (He is risen from the dead). Therefore, as High Priest of the New Covenant, Jesus makes intercessions for all who are in Christ (Heb. 7:25).

In the New Covenant, the Blood of Jesus was shed "once" for the sins of the whole world (1 John 2:2). It will never need to be shed again for all eternity. Therefore, it is called "the blood of the everlasting covenant." Thereby, Jesus' blood, was shed for eternal redemption of the sins of everyone in the New Covenant (Heb. 9:12). Why, eternal redemption? Because all those who are in Christ have eternal life (a life that continues on throughout eternity).

Eternal redemption, does not mean that everyone who is born again is without sin because of the shedding of the Blood of Jesus. It means, that our sins can be forgiven because of the shedding of the blood of the everlasting covenant. The Blood of Jesus will never be shed again. The price was paid once for everyone.

In the Old Covenant of the Law of Moses, the blood needed to be shed once every year for the past sins of the Children of Israel. In the New Covenant, the Blood of Jesus was shed one time, and continues to cleanse us from sin every day (Heb, 10:10; 1 John 1:7). Not just from the sins and iniquities that were committed before we were born again into the body of Christ. But, also for the sins and iniquities we commit after we are born again. In Hebrews 8:12 it says, "...I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more."

Which sins and iniquities is this speaking of? The sins and iniquities "that we repent of and confess." In Luke 24:47, Jesus said, "And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem." This is for everyone, including Christians. In 1 John 1:9 it says, "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."

What about the sins and iniquities we do not repent of and confess? They still remain, and they give the Devil and his demonic spirits a place in our lives. Repentance and confession removes the sins and iniquities, and the demonic spirits have no right to inflect us because of the sins and iniquities we repented of and confessed.

Christians do not need to wait a whole year for the blood to be shed for their sins. Every day, any day, when we repent and confess our sins they are forgiven, by the Blood of the everlasting covenant. Therefore, when the sins and iniquities of Christians are repented of and confessed, God does not remembers them any more.

The price for our salvation from sin and death has already been paid for by Jesus (while He was still "the Son of Man" in the flesh, when He went to the Cross for us). When Jesus arose again from the dead, He arose as Christ, the anointed One (the beginning of the fourteenth generation after the carrying away into Babylon) (Matt. 1:17).

When Joseph, the stepfather of Jesus died, Jesus, the son of Mary, the stepson of Joseph, became king of the thirteenth generation from the carrying away into Babylon. When Jesus died on the Cross, that ended the thirteenth generation. When Christ arose again from the dead, He became the King of the fourteenth generation from the carrying away into Babylon.

Jesus is still alive. Jesus died on the Cross, ending the thirteenth generation. Now Jesus lives as "Christ Jesus," the King of the fourteenth generation. This is the beginning of the everlasting kingdom, spoken of to King David (2 Sam. 7:12-16).

Christ is the heir of the throne of Jesus. Now, Christ is King over the Kingdom of God. Jesus was a King before He died on the Cross (John 18:36,37). When Jesus died, Christ became the heir of the Throne.

For more information on Jesus Christ, the thirteenth and fourteenth generation from the carrying away into Babylon, go to our Web sites and download the Mini-Book titled, "CHRIST The Fourteenth Generation Part 1."

Sin entered the whole human race through Adam, the head of the human race (Rom. 5:12). In Christ, righteousness entered the New Creatures in Christ (Rom. 5:17). In 2 Corinthians 5:21, it says, "For he (God) hath made him (Jesus) to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him." By the obedience of Jesus, Christians are made righteous.

All who are in Christ are joint-heirs with Christ (Rom. 8:17). Being heirs, Christians inherit (with Christ) all that Jesus possessed at the time of His death. Before Jesus' death, He defeated the Devil. In defeating the Devil, God took all the sins and iniquities of those in Christ and nailed them to Jesus' Cross. In Colossians 2:13-15, it says, "And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses...Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross...And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it." Our sins and iniquities were nailed to the same Cross that Jesus was crucified upon. When Jesus died, we "died to sin" with Him. Those who died to sin with Jesus, should also remain dead to sin and alive unto Christ (Rom. 6:8,11).

By Jesus' death and resurrection, all who are in Christ are heirs with Christ. All who are "in Christ" inherit all that belonged to Jesus upon His death.

Whatsoever anyone inherits belongs to them. But, if they do not receive it, it will not benefit them. We must receive our inheritance "by faith in the Word of God," which explains our inheritance.

God the Father holds the accounts of the inheritance. God the Father makes the final decisions, when and how we receive our inheritance. Therefore, Christians, who do not know the details of their inheritance, and do not follow the instructions in the Word of God usually do not benefit from their inheritance. When Christians do not receive their inheritance, it remains in the control of God the Father.

We cannot forget about the types and shadows in the Old Testament. When the Children of Israel crossed the Red Sea, they were free from the bondage they were in, in Egypt. Once they were free, they were in a position to receive their inheritance in the promised land.

But, many of them did not inherit the promised land. All over forty years old died in the wilderness. Why did they die in the wilderness? In short, Hebrews 4:2 says, "For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it."

They did not receive their inheritance by faith in the Word of God. Why did they not mix faith with the Word of God spoken to them? Simply because, even though the promise was made, they still needed to "fight against the enemy" to posses the promise. Christians still need to "Fight the good fight of faith and hold onto eternal life..." (1 Tim. 6:12).

In Numbers 13:25-33, it tells us of when the twelve returned from searching out the land. Ten of them came up with an evil report. They did not mix faith with the Word spoken to them concerning going in and possessing the land. In Numbers 13:30, it says, "And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it."

The Canaanites were in the land of Canaan, and the Children of Israel needed to fight against them, and drive them out of the land. The LORD promised to send an Angel before them and drive them out before them (Ex. 23:27-32; 33:1,2). But, they did not mix faith in the promise the LORD made them. They believed the evil report of the other ten, not the report of Caleb and Joshua.

Christians today, who are suffering from sickness and disease, and lack of things they need, are not putting faith in the Word of God "that God will answer their prayers, when the ask."

The Children of Israel had many great and precious promises, starting with Abraham. The LORD God promised to bring them into the land of Canaan. It was their inheritance from Abraham (Gen. 15:13-16, 18-21). When Abraham died, he left his descendants an inheritance.

Also, some of them died in the wilderness because of sin. Sin kept them from entering into their inheritance. In 1 Corinthians 10:5-11, it says, "But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness...Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted...Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play...Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand...Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents...Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer...Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come." We must put away all sin in our lives and be holy, just as God is holy.

To receive our inheritance from God the Father, we must "receive it by faith and live by faith in God's Word." In Hebrews 10:38 it says, "Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him." If God is not pleased with our faith, we may not receive our inheritance. Our inheritance includes everything that God has promised us, in Christ Jesus. Such as, forgiveness of sins and healing for our bodies (Isa. 53:4,5; Matt. 8:17; 1 Peter 2:24).

In 2 Peter 1:2-4 it says, "Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord...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...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."

Our inheritance includes all of the "...exceeding great and precious promises..." spoken of throughout the New Testament. To receive them, God must be pleased with our faith in His Word. His Word includes "Repentance and forgiveness of sins" (Luke 24:47; 1 John 1:9). Without repentance and forgiveness, we cannot please God.

When will Christians be totally free of sin and death? In 1 Corinthians 15:51-55 it says, "Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed...In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed...For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality...So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?"

What is sin? Sin is disobeying God which is "serving the Devil" (Rom. 6:16). All disobedience is serving the Devil Everyone who serves the Devil is sinning against God. All sin against God is punishable by death (Gen. 2:17). The end punishment is eternal death in hell with the Devil and his demons (Rev. 20:14,15).

What is righteousness? Righteousness is believing God and walking with God, without any sin. How do we walk with God without any sin? We walk with God by believing the Word of God and pitting total faith in His Word. God is for us, not against us (Rom. 8:31).

What is salvation? Salvation is "deliverance and protection" from all the works of the Devil. Total salvation can only come by "the blood of the everlasting covenant." Without the Blood of Jesus, no one can be saved.

Obedience to the Word of God is the only way to benefit from the blood of the everlasting covenant. Speaking of Jesus Christ, in Hebrews 5:9, it says, "And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him." Obedience to Jesus Christ, who is the Word of God, brings Salvation.

Receiving Our Inheritance



Many of the Children of Israel did not enter into the promised land, because they did not mix faith with the Word of God (Heb. 4:2). Faith in the Word of God is what God is looking for among Christians. In Hebrews 11:6 it says, "But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him."

To receive our inheritance, we must please God the Father, who controls our inheritance. If God the Father is not pleased with us, we may not receive our inheritance.

Our inheritance is not based upon our good works, but upon our faith to believe the Word of God. Our inheritance is freely given to us because we are heirs to that which belonged to Jesus before He died on the Cross. Being, joint-heirs with Christ, we inherit all that belonged to Jesus before He died on the Cross for us.

Included in our inheritance is salvation from all the works of the enemy. Whatsoever the Devil and his demonic spirits have done to us, we inherited the power to defeat the Devil and his demonic spirits "in the name of Jesus."

In Luke 10:17 it says, "And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name." In Luke 10:19, Jesus said to them, "Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you." What Jesus gave to them, He also gave to us.

Jesus made mention of using His name a number of times in the Gospels. In Mark 16:17,18, Jesus said, "And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues...They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover." In this, Jesus is speaking of Christians using "the name of Jesus" against all of the works of the Devil. This is the authority, and power we have been given over all the works of the Devil.

Many Christians go through life, suffering and in lack of things they need, simply, because they do not use the name of Jesus against the Devil and his demonic spirits. Christians have authority and power over all the works of the enemy, but if they do not use the authority and power they have to defeat the Devil and his demonic spirits they may not receive what is theirs.

The authority and power is given to Christians by the LORD Jesus Christ Himself. If Christians do not use the authority and power they have, they could suffer and lack all that is theirs by inheritance.

The Kingdom of God is a kingdom of power and authority to reign with Christ. We must reign over all the works of the Devil. Therefore, it is important that we destroy all the works of the Devil. In Matthew 11:12, Jesus said, "And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force."

For those who are in Christ, Jesus made many promises in the use of His name. In John 14:13,14, Jesus said, "And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son...If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it." This is asking Jesus to do whatsoever we ask in His name.

In John 16:23, Jesus said, "And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you." In this Jesus said, whatsoever we ask the Father in Jesus' name, the Father will do it for us.

A number of times, Jesus said we should ask, and it will be given us. In Luke 11:9,10, "And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you...For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened." In this, Jesus is also speaking of asking God the Father.

In John 15:7, Jesus said, "If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you." "What ye will," includes whatsoever we have need of. There is a condition attached to John 15:7, that is, that we abide in Jesus and His words abide in us. Many have not done this, therefore they do not receive when they ask.

We have also been given the same power and authority that Jesus had when He was here on earth in a physical body of flesh and bones. We have the authority to speak whatsoever we desire, and it shall come to pass (Matt. 21:18,19).

In Mark 11:22-24, Jesus said, "Have faith in God...For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith...Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them." In Mark 11:22 there is a condition, "Have faith in God!" This is the most important condition, and most often, "not having faith in God" is the reason for not receiving when we pray. Jesus said in Mark 11:24, "...when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them." Jesus said, "when you pray," not after you pray.

In Mark 9:23, Jesus said to a man whose son had a deaf and dumb spirit, "If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth." A lack of faith and unbelief are the greatest hindrances to receiving all that is our by inheritance.

There are many great and precious promises that Christians have been given, and are not receiving them. The main reason many Christians are not receiving these is because of a lack of faith and not truly believing they will receive whatsoever they ask.

In 2 Corinthians 1:20, it says, "For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us." These are all a part of our inheritance. They are all ours, which we receive by faith.

These promises were not made to tempt us or deceive us. God's Word is true. What God says is ours belongs to us. We inherited it in Christ Jesus. What is ours by inheritance, must be received by faith.

Doubt and unbelief will hinder us from receiving all that God has promised us in His Word. Do not doubt, only believe.

We need confidence in our prayers. In 1 John 5:14,15, it says, "And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us...And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him." This is the kind of confidence that Jesus had whenever He prayed. In John 11:41,42, it says, "...And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me...And I knew that thou hearest me always..." When we know that God hears us always, we know that when we pray we have whatsoever we ask.

Thoughts Control Our Lives



In the Old Testament, in Isaiah 55:8,9, it says, "For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD...For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts."

In 2 Corinthians 10:5, it says, "Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ."

The knowledge of God is revealed in the Scriptures. Therefore, Romans 12:2 says, "And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God." Everything we need to know is revealed in the written Word of God.

Before we were born again, we were conformed to this world. The thoughts we received came from the spirits of this world, who are serving the Devil. In Ephesians 2:2, it says, "Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience."

Now that we are no longer of this world, but born again into the Body of Christ, we must bring our thoughts into agreement with the will of God for our lives.

Thoughts continue to come to our minds, which is a part of our living soul. We were created as a living soul in a body of flesh and bones, with a spirit within us (Gen. 2:7; Job. 32:8; Ezek. 12:1). Many of the thoughts we receive come from what others have told us. We must renew our minds upon the written Word of God to know the truth that will set us free.

In Hebrews 8:10, it says, "For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people." God will write His Laws in our hearts and in our minds, so that we can know His will for our lives.

The Devil also puts thoughts in our minds, that he can deceive us into disobeying God. It is our responsibility to cast down every thought that does not agree with the written Word of God (2 Cor. 10:5).

If Christians would bring every thought into obedience to the knowledge of God, which is revealed in the written Word of God, the Devil and his demons would have no place in our lives.

It is the thoughts that we receive in our minds, which come from the wrong spirits, that cause us to not receive our inheritance. These thoughts come to us continually, day and night, from the demonic spiritual realm.

You can know they are from the spirits of this world by some of the dreams you have in the night. You are not in control of the dreams that you have in the night. Therefore, they were not your thoughts, and when they do not agree with the written Word of God, they are not God's thoughts.

Dreams are evidence that the Devil is still putting thoughts in the minds of people, just as he put thoughts in Eve's mind in the garden of Eden. The Devil is still doing the same thing he has been doing from the time he was cast out of the third heavens down to the earth.

When the Devil was cast down to the earth, he became "the god of this world" (2 Cor. 4:4). The Devil controls people by the thoughts he puts in their minds. When Christians learn to control the thoughts in their mind, they will learn to walk like Jesus walked, when He was here on earth as the Son of Man.

Jesus set the example for everyone. Jesus controlled every thought that came to His mind. Thereby, Satan had nothing on Jesus. Jesus was free of all disobedience to God the Father. Being free of all disobedience, Jesus was without sin.

Besides dreams, the Devil puts thoughts directly into our minds day and night. The Devil also uses other people to put thoughts in our minds. Many of those the Devil uses are called of God. The Devil put thoughts in the mind of Peter in Matthew 16:22,23, Where it says, "Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee...But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men." Peter was chosen by God to be one of Jesus' disciples.

Many Christians today are chosen by God to preach and teach the gospel. The Devil still puts thoughts in their minds, and they go about preaching another gospel, not the gospel that Jesus preached, and not the gospel that the Apostle Paul and the others that wrote the New Testament preached.

The Devil uses anyone and everyone who will permit him to put thoughts in their minds and not bring them into subjection to the knowledge of God which is revealed in the written Word of God.

This is not good, to say the least. When those called into the ministry do not bring every thought into the obedience of Christ, they speak words that are not of God. If the words they speak are not of God, then they may have come from the Devil.

We must be careful of the words that we receive, even from those who say they are called to the ministry. If we do not understand "the blood of the everlasting covenant," we will easily be deceived by the enemy.

There is a lot more to understand about "the blood of the everlasting covenant," than what is written in this Mini-Book. Yet, it is a start, to understanding the Blood of Jesus.

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