Evaluate Your Situation with Wisdom and Create Your Reality
By Ricardo ‘Rease’ Butler
Today in Kingdom Principles for Everyday Kingdom Living we are going to learn to become like Our Father by Evaluating Our Situation and Creating God Reality
My Father says,
“First this: God created the Heavens and Earth—all you see, all you don’t see. Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. God’s Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss.
God spoke: “Light!”
And light appeared.
God saw that light was good
and separated light from dark.
God named the light Day,
he named the dark Night.
It was evening, it was morning—
Day One.” (Genesis 1:1-5, The Message).
LET ME TELL YOU A STORY …
Let me tell you a story! Have you ever gotten to a point where you were about to start something and then saw how big or large the project was, or maybe figured you didn’t have the resources to even complete the project?
SO WHAT’S WRONG …?
So what’s wrong? How about this? Have you ever just looked at the issue at hand and said out loud what you personally thought about the situation? I don’t know about you, but saying out loud what the problem is never has really helps me.
I almost titled this message, “Evaluate Your Reality and Use Wisdom to Solve Your Problem” but my Father said, “But this is NOT a reality—not your reality—if you don’t want it to be.”
BUT I GOT GREAT NEWS FOR YOU …!
Then it hit me! I got Great News for you! What my Father was doing here was not evaluating His reality because He had the power to change it! My Father said in another place that the purpose why He wrote the Word of God the way he did. He said,
“For whatsoever things were written aforetime [written back in the days, written back in the Old Covenant] were written FOR OUR [the New Covenant Church’s] LEARNING, that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.” (Romans 15:4).
HERE’S HOW WE CAN …
Here is how we can apply this to create our reality. There are several words or statements that I want you to pay attention to. Why? Because in the Proverbs or New Testament/Covenant they receive new meanings that apply to there Old Testament/Covenant counter parts. Plus, in the Hebrew or Greek Concordance these words could have been totally translated differently.
First I will give the word or statement in the Old Covenant and their new spiritual meaning in the New Covenant or Proverbs equivalent.
- “In the Beginning” = This statement in the Hebrew dictionary could have been translated as, “In Wisdom” or “the principal thing.” And in the New Testament Jesus is both THE WISDOM (1 Cor. 1:24) and the BEGINNING of the Creation of God (Rev. 3:14). Proverb teaches us that, “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom.” (Prov. 4:7). All through the Scriptures we are told how important God’s Wisdom is!
- “Heaven” = This word is interchangeable with a few words in the New Covenant. I will use only three of them here. It is used interchangeably with: 1. the Kingdom of God, 2. the Spirit of God, 3. the spiritual realm, and 4. being IN Christ.
- “Earth” = This word is also used interchangeable with a few words in the New Testament. Again, I will use three. They are: 1. the Religion of man. 2. the carnal nature of man, 3. the physical realm, and 4. being IN Adam.
- “Darkness” = Means or is symbolic for: 1. Death, 2. Hatred/Bitterness, 3. Evil, and 4. Confusion, which is all of Mystery Babylon or satan’s kingdom.
- “Light” = Means or is symbolic for: 1. Life, 2. Love, 3. Good, and 4. Peace, which is, of course, of the Kingdom of God!
With all of this said, let’s paraphrase or personalize Genesis 1:1-5 for our use in everyday Kingdom living.
“In the Wisdom of God; IN Christ, we as Children of God can release the Kingdom of God in the spirit realm and we can release the Kingdom of God into our physical realm. And the physical realm was full of confusion, and ruin; and death, hatred, evil, and confusion was upon the edge of the disbelief. And the Life of Christ moved upon the edge of the disbelief. And the Children of God said, Let there be Light, Life, Love, Good, and Peace: and there was Light, Life, Love, Good, and Peace. And the Children of God saw the Light, Life, Love, Good, and Peace, that it was GOOD: and the Children of God divided the Light, Life, Love, Good, and Peace from the darkness, death, hatred/bitterness, evil, and confusion. And the children of God called the Light, Life, Love, Good, and Peace Day, and the darkness, death, hatred/bitterness, evil, and confusion they called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.”
Before I go on, notice that the Scriptures say in the KJV, “and God divided the light FROM the darkness.” Notice that is doesn’t say, “and God divided the darkness FROM the light.” God divided the light FROM the darkness makes more sense than God divided the darkness from the light. Here is why:
“The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!” (Matthew 6:22-23).
And then John said,
“In Him [Christ] was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.” (John 1:4-5).
These two verses are both saying the same thing. In short, our light (love, good, life, and peace) IN US can still be darkness (death, hatred/bitterness, evil, and confusion) but His light in Himself can NEVER be darkness because darkness can’t even comprehend Him.
This is why light has to be divided FROM DARKNESS, because light can still be dark or not enough light on the level of God’s full radiance of Light. But darkness cannot be divided from pure full radiance of the Light, because dark can never put light out since it cannot even comprehend light. A room in your house can go from darker to lighter. But you cannot turn dark on and the light go out. It doesn’t comprehend; it doesn’t make sense. So light has to be divided from the light, because then the light will become BRIGHTER!!!
Here are some examples of light getting brighter in (being divided from) the darkness until the darkness is gone and we only have the brightest of light that we can get!
“But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth MORE AND MORE unto the PERFECT DAY.” (Proverbs 4:18).
“… whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, UNTIL THE DAY DAWN, and THE DAY STAR ARISE in your hearts.” (2nd Peter 1:19).
“Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true in Him [in Christ] AND IN YOU: because the DARKNESS IS PAST, and the TRUE LIGHT NOW SHINETH.” (1st John 2:8).
IN CONCLUSION …
In conclusion, or the point is that whatever your situation is Child of God, the more you grow in your faith, hope, and love in Christ the more easier it becomes to declare and decree the outcome of your situations.
You can start today by, “calleth those things which be not as though they were.” (Romans 4:17). If you look at whatever your situation is and it seems, dark and confusing or you just don’t know what to do, ask for wisdom.
Call to Action: YOU CAN START TODAY BY …
You can release the Kingdom of God into your spiritual and physical atmosphere and allow the angels of God with the lead of the Spirit of God through the Word of God spoken from your own mouths according to the Will of God to make change in any dark situation. Believing that Father has given you the God-given ability, power, and authority to do this is the first step. The next step is to speak life into your situation. Speak on positive things that God already wants into your life. And then act upon it according to that word spoken. Actions contrary to your own word can slow down the process. The Word of God is sure and cannot be broken once set in motion, even when you screw up.
Abraham and Sarah screwed up trying to produce their own son through Hagar. They didn’t have the faith and patience to believe God would do what He said He would do. The Word of God always prospers we just have to stand still, believe, know, active our faith, hope, and love and wait patiently on the Word of the Lord to be planted into our situation for us to truly reap a harvest of light, life, love, peace, or whatever we are desiring from God according to His preordained will that He has determined.
May the blessings of the KINGDOM of the Father come upon you and your family through the Seed of the Word planted grow up 30fold, 60fold, 100fold, and even a double portion, which would be 200fold in Jesus’ name by the power of the Spirit, in the name of Jesus Christ WHO IS THE SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE WORLD! Amen!
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