ON THE TRUE CHRISTIAN LIFE
By Glenn H. Jackson
______...."This book of the law [the
Word of God] shall not depart from [always be in] your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful [take heed] to do according to all that is written in it;
for THEN you will make your way prosperous, and THEN you will have success".... Joshua 1:8 NASB
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___Jesus was conceived without sin. His body was not mortal. His body did not become mortal until the Father laid our sin nature upon Him when He hung on the cross. The moment that He became sin,
His body became mortal, only then could He die. When this happened, spiritual death, the nature of Satan, took possession of His Spirit. II Cor. 5:21: "Him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf: that we might become the righteousness of God in him."
This phase of the Incarnation is of vital importance to us.
___We can understand now why Jesus had dominion over the laws of nature, over the fish of the sea, over life and death. He healed the sick, raised the
dead, He dominated the forces of darkness. You see Jesus was the Covenant God manifested in the flesh, so it was necessary that He be circumcised into that Covenant.
___He had once given that Covenant Law, and
everything pertaining to it, to Moses through an angel.
___Now He had come to fulfill His Covenant with Abraham. The High Priesthood and the Senate had Jehovah on their hands, but they knew it not. I have always
wondered why they hated Him so. I understand their bitterness now. They had Satan's nature in them. Satan hated Jesus, because He was God. Consequently he tried to destroy Him from time of His birth.
If we knew the history
of the life of Jesus, it is likely that we would find that Satan made many attempts on His life. Now you can understand the natural hatred that the Jews have for Him today. He was their Blood Covenant God. In their wild frenzy, born of Satanic power over them,
they engineered His death. There was bred into them a hatred that has come down through the ages. They despise the very Name of Jesus. They cannot help themselves. Jesus was their Blood Covenant God, manifested in the flesh._