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#381 Kingdom: The New Covenant; The New Creation; The New Species; The New Jerusalem

It has been suggested that there could be a definite advantage for us to understand the next restoration if we take the time to summarize what we have shared over the last two years into one document. Most of the time we get little snippets and parts of a message and isolated concepts but then miss the big overall picture. This leads to a partial or confused understanding of the panoramic view of God’s eternal purpose.

Since we have been focusing upon the “restoration of the church” in which there has been a steady “restoration of Truth” since the 1400s, it requires some explanation to clarify what we mean by “the next restoration.”.

In many groups and denominations the Holy Place Life and ministry has gone into darkness simply because the Lampstand has been permitted to go out. This also happened and is recorded as a warning in the days of Eli and his sons who ONLY were interested in an Outer Court Ministry. They focused their life and lusts around the Brass Altar and what they could receive from the sacrifices of the people. When the “ministry” dwells upon “what can I get out of it” and becomes man centered, the message becomes humanistic and earth bound. Soon “the restoration of lost truth” perishes and we begin to revolve around traditions, culture, programs and a fallen church system.

We are speculating that the next restoration will restore the Holy Place Life and ministry, the Priesthood after the order of Melchizedek, the Lampstand Church that HE is building and a further revealing of the mysteries of God. If we have discerned the next restoration correctly this will require a totally “new creation man” that has been joined to a “new species of men” who will make up this “restored and royal priesthood after the order of Melchizedek.” It is my opinion that the Lampstand Church that He is building CANNOT be an assembly of human beings like the church men are building. The Lampstand Church, made of one piece of pure gold, can only be constructed from the “new creation inner men” who after Christ are created in the image of God or what we are interpreting as “PURE GOLD.” Since there is NO WOOD in the Lampstand it is obvious that it cannot be hammered out of mere “human beings.”

Exodus 37:17 Then he made the lampstand of pure gold. He made the lampstand of hammered work, its base and its shaft; its cups, its bulbs and its flowers were of one piece with it.

We have shared on the “Kingdom and the Inner life” for the last four years but not as one experience. Rather we have shared this as a series of related experiences that progress as the new inner man grows and matures. Our title in this document deals with the New Covenant and the New Creation man which is the bases of the new Species of men upon the earth now whom are being developed and matured into the perfection of the New Jerusalem. This Jerusalem is the City of God and the place of His eternal dwelling. God IS its Temple and the City is IN the Temple. The New Jerusalem is IN GOD. Because of this it was imperative that we add Mt. Zion, the mountain of God, as another viewpoint of God’s ultimate goal.

The “doctrinal” relationship between these four things in our title is not so difficult to understand because they all point to God’s eternal purpose. However, to recognize these truths as part of our actual experience is much more profound. Our understanding of these things is clarified when we recognize and understand the first creation and then the Old Covenant in which we recognize the old creation man [and a complete old fallen species of man] after the likeness of the first Adam. Since the first Adam failed to eat from the Tree of Life both he and his seed were totally unequipped to understand God’s ways or to keep even His Old Covenant laws. So it remains also to this very day. This Adamic species has lived upon this earth for thousands of years but could not fulfill God’s “ultimate” and eternal purpose for man. Throughout several dispensations of innocense, conscience, judges, laws, prophets and finally grace, the natural man has failed to fulfill God’s eternal purpose to which He predestined us and pre-determined out of His Divine Sovereignty. Man has more or less remained ignorant and unconcerned with God’s Eternal Purpose or why God restored the earth in Genesis 1. The man of Adam’s race and species has become totally selfish and self-centered and only concerned about how he could be happy and prosper in the earth realm. What God purposed in His heart to receive for Himself, through the creation in Genesis 1, is largely ignored and considered as irrelevant to man’s immediate advantage and his ultimate happiness. Much of the visible church now preaches that God’s Grace has made all cost, preparation, correction, discipline and obedience unnecessary. It is believed by some that “forgiveness of sins” permits man to be the full recipient of everything God has because of Calvary. Even a shallow reading of scriptures will reveal that man has many more problems that just sins.

God’s own evaluation of the man made from earth is recorded in Romans the first chapter.

Rom 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, 19 because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.

Rom 1:20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.

Rom 1:21 For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God, or

give thanks; but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened. 22 Professing to be wise, they became fools, 23 and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures.

Rom 1:24 Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, that their bodies might be dishonored among them. 25 For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.

Rom 1:26 For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural, :27 and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error. 28 And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper, 29 being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips, 30 slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents, 31 without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful; 32 and, although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.


This is NOT God’s evaluation of Israel or Greece or any other culture but is an indictment of ALL fallen man everywhere and in every dispensation. Therefore, God will NOT try to correct, repair or rebuild ANY of this “first Adam” group to fulfill His Eternal Purpose. He MUST begin again with a completely new Genesis, including a “New [ Last] Adam.”

The Last Adam [ the Lord Jesus Christ] has begun a completely “new creation” that has been given a New Covenant that through its provision produces a completely “new species of man” upon the earth. We can recognize this new species because their life’s goal and priority rises above the things of earth to acknowledge God’s Sovereignty and perceives the desires of the heart of God. The new species man has his origins in heaven and has been born out of that heavenly dimension. He recognizes that the earth realm is NOT his home but he is just a traveler here until he can fulfill God’s purpose for his existence. He desires to return to his source which is in the heavenly realm, but ONLY after he has been “transformed” and then fulfilled the purpose of God, personally and experientially.

1Co 15:45 So also it is written, "The first MAN, Adam, BECAME A LIVING SOUL." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit. 46 However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural; then the spiritual. 47 The first man is from the earth, earthy; the second man is from heaven. 48 As is the earthy, so also are those who are earthy; and as is the heavenly, so also are those who are heavenly.

Our “metamorphosis” in which we are now involved, is our personally being “transformed” from being just an earthly being into a completely new being who has originated in the heavenly realm. The New Covenant assumes that we are continuously experiencing the “metamorphosis” from one stage of glory to a higher stage of glory.

[Dictionary] metamorphosis >noun (pl. metamorphoses) 1 the transformation of an insect or amphibian from an immature form or larva to an adult form in distinct stages. 2 a change in form or nature. -ORIGIN Greek,'transform, change shape'

Our application of this truth is this; our personal “metamorphosis” from just being born again to then continue on to be transformed {by growth, discipline and rectification} into the measure and the stature and on into the fullness of Christ. Christ is the first born of this new species of man that has been born from above by the “sperma” of God. He IS the Last Adam and the “second man” in His relationship to the first man, Adam, but Christ then becomes the First Man of the new species and the beginning of a new Genesis. He and His offspring WILL be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and rule over it under God’s sovereignty. For this reason there MUST be a New Covenant for this new creation or New Genesis that is designed specifically for the New Species of Men. Why? Because, the New Species must become the New Jerusalem and its perfection for eternity.

John 1:13 who were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. This takes the new birth out of the persuasion of men and places it fully in the will and sovereignty of God.

Few may recognize that the New Covenant has made all the provision for the New Species Man to now fulfill the purpose of God and to live their lives to bring joy to His heart. Even fewer recognize that the New Covenant is directed toward developing the new inner man into the measure of the stature to the fullness of Christ.

Therefore, we MUST be aware of ALL the New Covenant Provision because of ALL the demands that is placed upon the New Species by the Requirements of the Kingdom of God. When some of the present day theologians consider the tremendous demands of the Kingdom upon the New Covenant believer their response is this; “the Kingdom is Not For Us but Only For Israel during the Millennium.” They say that God’s Grace invalidates all the Kingdom demands upon The New Testament believer! Both Scofield and Dake say that the Kingdom was postponed because Israel rejected it but will be restored during the Millennium when the Kingdom demands will be applied to Israel. Only the New Species of Man, that is birthed as the result of the New Covenant grace, can receive all the provision necessary to meet the demands of the Kingdom.



Heb 8:13 When He said, "A new covenant," He has made the first obsolete. But whatever is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to disappear.

Jer 31:31 "Behold, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah, 32 not like the covenant which I made with their fathers in the day I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant which they broke, although I was a husband to them," declares the LORD. 33 "But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD, "I will put My law within them, and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people. 34 "And they shall not teach again, each man his neighbor and each man his brother, saying, 'Know the LORD,' for they shall all know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them," declares the LORD , "for I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more."

Eze 36:26 "Moreover, I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; and I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. 27 "And I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will be careful to observe My ordinances.

Eze 11:19 "And I shall give them one heart, and shall put a new spirit within them. And I shall take the heart of stone out of their flesh and give them a heart of flesh, 20 that they may walk in My statutes and keep My ordinances, and do them. Then they will be My people, and I shall be their God.

Isa 59:20 "And a Redeemer will come to Zion, And to those who turn from transgression in Jacob," declares the LORD. 21 "And as for Me, this is My covenant with them," says the LORD: "My Spirit which is upon you, and My words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your offspring, nor from the mouth of your offspring's offspring," says the LORD, "from now and forever."

Obviously, the promise applies to the New Creation that is birthed because of the provision of the New Covenant.

Applying the New Covenant to the first Adam and the natural man has been very popular but totally ignorant. The New Covenant MUST begin with the elimination of the natural man, that was born of the species of the first Adam, and the new birth of completely new species. However, its purpose is to separate and isolate the new inner man from the first Adam through a series of deaths, burials and resurrections. Making the natural man or ANY of the species of first Adam into Christians is not in God’s Eternal Purpose at all. The first Adam and his species can not be accepted into ANY of God’s plans for eternity. God’s ONLY plan for Adam is death and burial! All of God’s plans and purposes are centered in Jesus Christ and extended to his offspring. He IS the LAST ADAM. The LAST ADAM becomes the head of a whole new species that were born from above by the living and abiding Word of God. This birth doesn’t involve the genealogy of human blood, the will of the flesh or the persuasion of men but it depends upon the will of God. Any cult that ignores the new birth can not be Christian because they are of the old species.

John 6:44 "No one can come to Me, unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up on the last day. 45 "It is written in the prophets, 'AND THEY SHALL ALL BE TAUGHT OF GOD.' Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father, comes to Me.

God’s purpose is to develop this “new inner man” into one of the manifested sons of God, fully mature and able to take his part in the Eternal Kingdom Government of God.

There is still on the earth today the generations of the first Adam. We ALL were related to Adam by genealogy. This genealogy of Adam is what God is addressing in Romans 1. All of mankind is attached to this fallen creation and is forever limited to this earth realm. All of this former creation is now subjected to corruption and eventually must pass away.

Now God’s plan, the New Covenant and His Eternal Purpose is ALL related to the New Creation Man and the process of his development and maturity. When God has finished all His Work on New Jerusalem and Mt. Zion He will return to this visible realm. Following that God will create a New Earth and a New Heaven in which righteousness dwells. At that time the whole species of first Adam that remains will pass from God’s purpose and into another kind of fallen existence.

Isa 10:12 So it will be that when the Lord has completed all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, He will say, "I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the pomp of his haughtiness." 13 For he has said, "By the power of my hand and by my wisdom I did this, For I have understanding; And I removed the boundaries of the peoples, And plundered their treasures, And like a mighty man I brought down their inhabitants,

From Jesus Christ, the Last Adam, there has come a “totally new creation” [a new Genesis] upon this earth but a “new species” that exists in another realm that is NOT of the earth realm. It is here but is invisible and is of another realm “above” the earth realm. Not in “height” but in a higher dimension of Life than earth life. This dispensation of “new creation man” constitutes a new beginning or a New Genesis and Jesus Christ is our introduction to the new creation man. He was born by a completely different method than the old fallen and natural man.

First we must understand that Jesus ,as the Last Adam, is of a completely new species and quite different from the first Adam. He has been born from above and was conceived by the Holy Spirit. He was the Living Word that became flesh and dwelt among us. In the same way the Son of God was born, ALL those who are “in Christ” and are of this “new creation” have been born the same “living and abiding Word of God.”

1Peter 1:22 Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart, 23 for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and abiding word of God.

It is this series of births that produces this NEW SPECIES on the earth but they exist in another realm. This New Species is neither male or female but is the basis of the “Sons of God.” It is out of the “new species” that God will raise up sons just like His only begotten Son who will be fully equipped to fulfill God’s Eternal Purpose and to take their place in the Eternal Government of God. Those who are of the old species cannot and will not have any place in God’s Eternal Purpose because they came from the earth and will return to the earth and then pass out of sight with the existing earth. This “place” of eternal burning is called “hell.” The existing earth will be destroyed by fire but the Bible doesn’t tell us if the fire will ever go out. Regardless of how that is, the priority is to escape from this earth system and progress into the “Kingdom Realm that is not of this earth realm.” This realm is the home of “the new man” who “after Christ is created in the image of God.” It IS the New Inner Man that is “saved” and is “in Christ.” It is the new inner man that is clothed with Christ and is righteous before God.

Gal 3:27 For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Neither the first Adam or ANY of his species can ever be “in Christ” the Last Adam. All those who are “in Christ” are of the new creation and make up the new species. The “old species” originated from the earth and are therefore earthy. The new species originated from heaven and are born of God by the Divine Sperma.

Until we are of the NEW SPECIES we are NOT “saved to the uttermost” regardless of what we believe or what we have confessed. Is this important? Yes! Why? Because the Lampstand Church is ONLY made up of the New Species. The priesthood after the Order of Melchizedek are ONLY made up of the new species. The Manifested Sons are ONLY made up of the new species. The Bride of Christ, the Wife of the Lamb, is ONLY made up of the New Species. God’s Eternal Purpose will ONLY be fulfilled by the new species.

We are NOT saying that only the new species can be forgiven of their sins. Adam can be forgiven as we see with the thief on the cross but transformation into His image and likeness is limited to the new species. It is the new species that grows up in all things into Christ.

The attempt to get Adam “saved” by preaching and by human persuasion has produced a “church” that men are trying to substitute for the CHURCH that ONLY Christ can build. If men could “create the new species of men” then maybe men could build a Lampstand Church. Even though “Adam in the pulpit” is doing the very best he can, by human effort, to build the church, the very best he can do is gather some wood, hay and straw.

It is really traumatic when we finally see that if Christ doesn’t build the house we labor in vain. Psalm 127:1 A Song of Ascents, of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain.

If we eliminated “human effort” from the visible church, no one would know what to do or how to get the Lord to build something, ANYTHING! Until there is “an ascending Life” we will always be confused about these things. Building with wood, hay and straw is really ignorant because we are promised it will ALL burn up. All these things are earthy and can never be accepted in the eternity of God. ONLY what God determines are silver, gold and precious stones will survive and find a place in God’s Kingdom Government.

Telling God what He must accept into the eternal dwellings is messing with His absolute sovereignty. What God has accepted in the eternal dwellings in the other dispensations is not the standard of measure for this dispensation. The ultimate measuring rod for this dispensation is GOLD. Therefore, to build with wood, hay and straw is really stupid. If we removed all the wood, hay and straw from the local, visible church there would be plenty of room in one building to house the Church that Christ is building. Still, spiritual babies, who were born from above, are acceptable to God but are certainly not His manifested sons, or His priests, or His bride.

Our current speculation about the “vertical Tabernacle” is that it is NOT built with anything of earth and everything in it meets God’s specifications. The Vertical Tabernacle is ONLY constructed out of the New Species whom are pressing into the ascending Life. The “priesthood of the Vertical Tabernacle” is ONLY after the order of Melchizedek. The “power of the Priesthood” is after the power of an indestructible Life.

At least some understanding of Mt. Zion and the City of God is essential to understand God’s Eternal Purpose and to understand the eternal destiny of the New Species. I will just include a few scriptures to convey the idea.

Psalm 24:3 Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place? 4 He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood, And has not sworn deceitfully. 5 He shall receive a blessing from the LORD And righteousness from the God of his salvation.

Isa 33:14 Sinners in Zion are terrified; Trembling has seized the godless. "Who among us can live with the consuming fire? Who among us can live with continual burning?" 15 He who walks righteously, and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects unjust gain, And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed, And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil; :16 He will dwell on the heights; His refuge will be the impregnable rock; His bread will be given him; His water will be sure. 17 Your eyes will see the King in His beauty;

They will behold a far-distant land.

We are comparing the Most Holy Place in the Vertical Tabernacle with the glory of His Presence which IS the Consuming Fire of His Presence on Mt. Zion. Both are speaking of the same thing. It is my opinion that ONLY the mature inner man can ascend to the hill of the Lord and dwell in the consuming fire or the Glory of His Presence.

Isa 33:11 "You have conceived chaff, you will give birth to stubble; My breath will consume you like a fire. 12 "And the peoples will be burned to lime, Like cut thorns which are burned in the fire.

Isa 33:20 Look upon Zion, the city of our appointed feasts; Your eyes shall see Jerusalem an undisturbed habitation, A tent which shall not be folded, Its stakes shall never be pulled up Nor any of its cords be torn apart.

We are using the Vertical Tabernacle as A picture or type of “ascending up Mt. Zion.”Not, of course, the earthly Mt. Zion in Earthly Jerusalem but the Heavenly Mount Zion.


Graphic Of Mt. Zion


The Vertical Tabernacle


While Paul is found pressing on in an “ascending Life” we don’t have clear scriptures about the “Vertical Tabernacle.” However, there are about 100 scriptures dealing with the heavenly Mt. Zion. If we superimpose the Vertical Tabernacle on a graphic of Mt. Zion it is

 easy to see the relationship between the two.


These Graphics Make the existing File too large to send over Email So I will attach them to another document if that is possible. Leo

Heb 12:18 For you have not come to a mountain that may be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind, 19 and to the blast of a trumpet and the sound of words which sound was such that those who heard begged that no further word should be spoken to them. 20 For they could not bear the command, "IF EVEN A BEAST TOUCHES THE MOUNTAIN, IT WILL BE STONED." 21 And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, "I AM FULL OF FEAR and trembling."

Heb 12:22 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels, 23 to the general assembly and church of the first-born who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of righteous men made perfect, 24 and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel.

Coming to Mt. Sinai when Israel was escaping from Egypt is a picture of our coming to Mt. Zion. They ONLY came to the foot of Mt. Sinai and we have come to the foot of Mt. Zion. Israel refused to obey God and ascend up Mt. Sinai and went backward instead of forward. The warning is this; WE must not disobey and refuse to ascend up Mt. Zion.

Heb 12:25 See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking. For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less shall we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.

Heb 12:26 And His voice shook the earth then, but now He has promised, saying, "YET ONCE MORE I WILL SHAKE NOT ONLY THE EARTH, BUT ALSO THE HEAVEN." 27 And this expression, "Yet once more," denotes the removing of those things which can be shaken, as of created things, in order that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.

Heb 12:28 Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; 29 for our God is a consuming fire.

The Most Holy Place [God’s Manifest Presence] on Mt. Zion is also a blazing fire that consumes everything that is not OF HIM. Wood, hay and straw cannot survive on Mt. Zion or when man’s work is tested by fire. EVERYONE MUST be tested by fire to see if the work is valid and is acceptable to God.

1Cor 3:11 For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12 Now if any man builds upon the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, 13 each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it, because it is to be revealed with fire; and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work. 14 If any man's work which he has built upon it remains, he shall receive a reward. 15 If any man's work is burned up, he shall suffer loss; but he himself shall be saved, yet so as through fire.

Gathering together a group of people who are of the genealogy of first Adam and calling that “church” will be shown to be a big waste of time. Only that which is OF CHRIST [the Last Adam] can remain when tested by fire. IT is ONLY that which is of the New Inner Life that can remain.

Therefore, since it is ONLY that which is “in the Kingdom” that can survive the shaking and the fire, we are not embarrassed to preach the Kingdom as the only logical gospel. To preach ANY other gospel is very ignorant and dangerous to those who are trusting in the messenger to speak the whole truth.

Many of those who react to a “gospel appeal”are just responding to the inner question; “What is it for me? How is this going to bless me? How can I benefit from your message?” This usually results in a humanistic “gospel” that is self-centered and selfish and places man at the center of God’s mercy and grace. The Gospel of the Kingdom places God and His absolute sovereignty at the center and man submitting to God’s Sovereignty and living to fulfill His Eternal Purpose and existing to bring joy to God’s heart.

Mat 7:21 "Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven. 22 "Many will say to Me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?' 23 "And then I will declare to them, 'I never knew you; DEPART FROM ME, YOU WHO PRACTICE LAWLESSNESS.'

This Gospel of the Kingdom demands that EVERYONE must do the will of God as the MINIMUM requirement to enter the Kingdom. How different this gospel is compared to the humanistic gospel being preached today! Some credit this OTHER gospel and its popularity to Billy Sunday. [1862-1935] He preached against liquor, sin, dancing, etc. and gave an invitation to come forward which thousands did in his campaigns. He took “collections” and received over $ 1,000,000 when many working men were making about $480 per year. He gave much of it away. Wikipedia ---"In spite of his conviction that the truly religious man should take his

religion joyfully, he gets his results by inspiring fear and gloom in the hearts of sinners. The fear of death, with torment beyond it—intensified by examples of the frightful deathbeds of those who have carelessly or obdurately put off salvation until it is too late—it is with this mighty menace that he drives sinners into the fold. , "The Rev. Billy Sunday and His War On the Devil," The American Magazine, September, 1907,

He was obviously faithful to the revelation that he had at that time. The “gospel” at that time was designed to get people “saved from Hell” and to meet man’s need and to solve man’s problems through God’s forgiveness because of his terrible fall into sin.

Living in the Kingdom dimension and under its government was not the priority. The appeal was to the natural man to “come and get your needs met through God’s grace and mercy.” The appeal was to believe this gospel and be saved.

We believe that the Gospel Of The Kingdom begins in God’s absolute sovereignty and His absolute Government over all of His creation. God’s Sovereignty allows Him to command us to repent. This is NOT an appeal to repent so we can be blessed.

Mat 7:26 "And everyone who hears these words of Mine, and does not act upon them, will be like a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand.

The Kingdom states the eternal facts and informs us what to do. Our responsibility is to obey. It s not “obey so you will receive a blessing” but obey because this IS the Kingdom and to participate you don’t have another option. In the Kingdom there is no suggestion that if we do His will we will be rewarded but “Do His Will” because that IS the minimum requirement of the Kingdom! Mat 12:50 "For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother."

Just to be included in the family of God we all MUST do the Will of the Father. However, it is popular to preach that IF we want to receive a few rewards or crowns at the judgement seat of Christ, if we want, we can also do the will of God. Still, that is optional and is not necessary to be “saved.” Nevertheless, to be “children of God” we must do the will of the Father according to Jesus.