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The Removal of Unbelief and the Entry into the New Time

09.09.2020, Daniel Glimm

As God's people, we are in a time where we are facing many changes coming suddenly and that need to be met with the wisdom of God. These changes are taking place not only worldwide, but also within the body of Christ, and therefore it is of high importance to submit to the guidance of the Holy Spirit, who leads us into the revelatory truth that we need at this time.
Entering into the revelatory truth for this time is similar to the time when the prophet John the Baptist was imprisoned and where Jesus departed to Galilee, left Nazareth and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the lake in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali (cf. Matthew 4:12-13).
Matthew 4:12-13:
12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he withdrew to Galilee.
13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali – …
According to this, it seems that things which are good are decreasing, but God's plan is to move the prophetic anointing to a higher place in order to work more effectively from there (cf. Luke 11:33 i.c.w. 2 Peter 1:19).
Luke 11:33:
33 No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
2 Peter 1:19:
19 We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
The Translocation of the Light of God
This shift is a translocation of the light of God in the form of revelatory truth, which has its seat in the center of the first love, which is Jesus Christ and which is a high place.
It is therefore necessary to look at the changes from the point of view of first love and to act accordingly from revelation, which includes the plan of God.
It is essential that we allow ourselves to be led by the Holy Spirit to the ‘house by the lake’, just as Jesus lived in Capernaum, which is by the lake, or even Peter, who stayed in the house by the sea of Simon the Tanner (cf. Matthew 4:13 i.c.w. Acts 10:6).
Matthew 4:13:
13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali – …
Acts 10:6:
“… 6 He (note: Peter) is staying with Simon the tanner, whose house is by the sea.”
This stay includes the intimate fellowship in the sonship of Christ with the Heavenly Father and the walk in the throne room of God (cf. John 14:2 i.c.w. Revelation 4:6a).
John 14:2:
2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?
Revelation 4:6a:
6a Also in front of the throne there was what looked like a sea of glass, clear as crystal. …
Through this we are enabled to let the revelatory light of truth shine into dark areas, so that people who find themselves in hopelessness and disorientation receive orientation through the ‘great light’.
The reason why this is a ‘great light’ is because this light shines from the realm of God's first love.
Furthermore, the ‘great light’ extends from the region of Zebulun to Naphtali, which in a prophetic context means that it extends as ‘Alpha and Omega’ over all the units of the tribes of Israel, which is the army of the Spirit, and this includes royal priesthood.
As the tribe of Zebulun is the third and last tribe in the first division of the people of Israel, which is led by Judah, the tribe of Naphtali being the third and last tribe in the fourth and last division of the people of Israel, which is led by Dan, leads us to this conclusion (cf. Matthew 4:15-16 i.c.w. Numbers 2:3.7-9; Numbers 2:25.29-31).
Matthew 4:15-16:
15 “Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles – 16 the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned (cf. Isaiah 9:1-2).”
Numbers 2:3.7-9:
3 On the east, toward the sunrise, the divisions of the camp of Judah are to encamp under their standard. The leader of the people of Judah is Nahshon son of Amminadab. …
7 The tribe of Zebulun will be next. The leader of the people of Zebulun is Eliab son of Helon.
8 His division numbers 57,400.
9 All the men assigned to the camp of Judah, according to their divisions, number 186,400. They will set out first.
Numbers 2:25.29-31:
25 On the north will be the divisions of the camp of Dan under their standard. The leader of the people of Dan is Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai. …
29 The tribe of Naphtali will be next. The leader of the people of Naphtali is Ahira son of Enan.
30 His division numbers 53,400.
31 All the men assigned to the camp of Dan number 157,600. They will set out last, under their standards.
Based on this, the ‘great light’ moves in a dynamic apostolic character and touches the old as well as the young generation, since it is accompanied by the face of the adult and the young lion, which is worship (note: Judah) and justice (note: Dan) (cf. Genesis 49:9 i.c.w. Deuteronomy 33:22).
Genesis 49:9:
9 You are a lion’s cub, Judah; you return from the prey, my son. Like a lion he crouches and lies down, like a lioness – who dares to rouse him?
Deuteronomy 33:22:
22 About Dan he said: “Dan is a lion’s cub, springing out of Bashan.”
It is the face of the lion that reveals the royal and apostolic nature of the Heavenly Father and is accompanied by the Fear of the Lord and His roar, which results in wisdom and creates a prophetic atmosphere. This is meant to make ‘the eagle’ cry out from the spiritual realm, as the prophets prophesy the established plans of God on earth (cf. Amos 3:8 i.c.w. Revelation 10:1-3.9-11).
Amos 3:8:
8 The lion has roared – who will not fear? The Sovereign Lord has spoken – who can but prophesy?
Revelation 10:1-3.9-11:
1 Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven. He was robed in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs were like fiery pillars.
2 He was holding a little scroll, which lay open in his hand. He planted his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land, 3 and he gave a loud shout like the roar of a lion. When he shouted, the voices of the seven thunders spoke. …
9 So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, “Take it and eat it. It will turn your stomach sour, but ‘in your mouth it will be as sweet as honey.’” 10 I took the little scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it. It tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it, my stomach turned sour. 11 Then I was told, “You must prophesy again about many peoples, nations, languages and kings.”
The Effective Shining of the ‘Great Light’
In order to let the ‘great light’ shine effectively in the darkness, it is necessary to remove the voices and presence of unbelief from the predetermined realm of God's manifested plans.
It is similar to the time when Jesus Christ and His three chosen disciples (note: Peter, James and John) entered the house of Jairus, one of the rulers of the synagogue, to remove unbelief from the house in the form of mourning and mockery. This resulted in the resurrection power of God that could manifest itself in the life of the twelve-year-old daughter of Jairus (note: symbol of the new wineskin in the apostolic order; cf. Mark 5:22-24.35-37).
Mark 5:22-24.35-37:
22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet.
23 He pleaded earnestly with him, “My little daughter is dying. Please come and put your hands on her so that she will be healed and live.”
24 So Jesus went with him. A large crowd followed and pressed around him. …
35 While Jesus was still speaking, some people came from the house of Jairus, the synagogue leader. “Your daughter is dead,” they said. “Why bother the teacher anymore?”
36 Overhearing what they said, Jesus told him, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.”
37 He did not let anyone follow him except Peter, James and John the brother of James.
Here it is no coincidence that Jesus Christ healed beforehand the woman with the issue of blood who had been suffering from this disease for twelve years (cf. Luke 8:40-48).
Luke 8:40-48:
40 Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him.
41 Then a man named Jairus, a synagogue leader, came and fell at Jesus’ feet, pleading with him to come to his house 42 because his only daughter, a girl of about twelve, was dying. As Jesus was on his way, the crowds almost crushed him.
43 And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years, but no one could heal her.
44 She came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak, and immediately her bleeding stopped.
45 “Who touched me?” Jesus asked. When they all denied it, Peter said, “Master, the people are crowding and pressing against you.”
46 But Jesus said, “Someone touched me; I know that power has gone out from me.”
47 Then the woman, seeing that she could not go unnoticed, came trembling and fell at his feet. In the presence of all the people, she told why she had touched him and how she had been instantly healed.
48 Then he said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace.”
The number 12 is of particular importance in this context, as it is mentioned twice.
=> In this context it is connected with the apostolic order and the new administration.
This means in reference to the above passage that the next generation or administration, represented by the twelve-year-old girl, lay dormant, while the old leadership, symbolized by the woman with the issue of blood, pushed through to maintain the new life of the apostolic order and to let the fresh life in her temple increase. <= (note: The text set in ‘=>’ is an analogous translation from the book ‘Redeeming The Time’ by Chuck D. Pierce, published by Charisma House, ISBN 978-1-59979-378-8, page 10.)
Moreover, the twofold ‘12’ reveals the realm of royal priesthood, which from the supernatural realm works in the facet of wisdom (cf. Revelation 4:4). According to 1 Chronicles 24:1-19, there are twenty-four priest classes.
Revelation 4:4:
4 Surrounding the throne were twenty-four other thrones, and seated on them were twenty-four elders. They were dressed in white and had crowns of gold on their heads.
The name ‘Jairus’ means ‘He who enlightens.’ and is derived from the Hebrew root word ‘’ôr’, which among other things means ‘the original source of light/daylight as the first work of God's creation, as well as illumination, bright, glorious, being enkindled, joy’.
(note: part excerpt from the Elberfelder Study Bible on the word ‘’ôr’ with the word key number Word key number 220)
Jesus addressed the deceased daughter of Jairus with the command ‘Talita kum!’, which is derived from the Hebrew words ‘ṭāläh – Lamb’ and ‘qûm – to rise, to get up, to stand up’.
(note: part excerpt from the Elberfelder Study Bible on the words ‘ṭāläh’ and ‘qûm’ with the word key numbers: 3005* and 7119).
The Removal of Unbelief
On the basis of these explanations, we can see that where we are faced with seemingly hopeless situations, it is first necessary to remove ‘unbelief’ and fill it with His word, His faith and the parenthood of God. This enables us to function as a church (note: gr. ‘ekklēsia’) of the new time in the forgiveness and resurrection power of God, which includes closing up the old and victoriously going forward into the future with firm confidence in the high thoughts of God, having a renewed spirit and mind (see Isaiah 55:8-9 i.c.w. Ephesians 4:23).
Isaiah 55:8-9:
8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord.
9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Ephesians 4:23:
… 23 to be made new in the attitude of your minds; …
As a result, the Word of God is enlightened in a new way within the church. This enlightenment happens when the body of Christ is reading the Word of God with the Spirit of revelation, much like Jesus did when He came to the synagogue in Nazareth.
There, the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to Him, so that Jesus proclaimed the Word to the people in the form of revelatory truth, which resulted in all eyes being turned to the revelatory truth in Christ Jesus (cf. Luke 4:16-17.20).
Luke 4:16-17.20:
16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written (see Isaiah 61:1-2): …
20 Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him.
The enlightenment of the Word of God in the form of revelatory truth has the effect of igniting the spirit of the addressees, so that they feel the pressure of the Word of God in their innermost being (note: spirit) in order to speak the Word of God in revelatory truth and to overcome resistance like Jeremiah (cf. Jeremiah 20:9 i.c.w. Jeremiah 23:29).
Jeremiah 20:9:
9 But if I say, “I will not mention his word or speak anymore in his name,” his word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot.
Jeremiah 23:29:
29 “Is not my word like fire,” declares the Lord, “and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?
The final result will bring great joy and herald a new day of God's presence.
Going to the New Place with Jesus
It is the will of the Heavenly Father for us as the bride of Christ to leave an old place of limited effectiveness, just as Jesus did when He left the region of Nazareth and moved to the new place, the Galilee of the Gentiles (cf. Matthew 4:12-13).
Matthew 4:12-13:
12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he withdrew to Galilee.
13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali – …
Nazareth represents the region of the natural eye. If we do not follow the Father's invitation to leave the region because of unbelief, it will result in not walking in the high thoughts of God for our lives, even though it is in His plan – simply because God respects our will.
When we move forward in unbelief, we behave exactly like the ten spies of the tribes of Israel, who have let themselves be deterred from entering into the promise of God by the darkness that was before them (cf. Numbers 13:27-29.31).
Numbers 13:27-29.31:
27 They gave Moses this account: “We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk and honey! Here is its fruit.
28 But the people who live there are powerful, and the cities are fortified and very large. We even saw descendants of Anak there.
29 The Amalekites live in the Negev; the Hittites, Jebusites and Amorites live in the hill country; and the Canaanites live near the sea and along the Jordan.” …
31 But the men who had gone up with him (note: Caleb) said, “We can’t attack those people; they are stronger than we are.”
The Importance of Staying in the Governing Presence of God
It is no coincidence that Jesus Christ took the disciples into the house of the ruler of the synagogue, who were familiar with the ‘Sea of Galilee’, as an indication of the stay in the governing presence of the Father, who has a crystal sea before His throne (cf. Matthew 4:18.21 i.c.w. Revelation 4:6a).
Matthew 4:18.21:
18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. …
21 Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them, …
Revelation 4:6a:
6a Also in front of the throne there was what looked like a sea of glass, clear as crystal. …
It is essential to proceed with the Word of God and enlightened eyes as well as understanding of the government of the Lord within the Sonship of God in order to manifest God's plan on earth.
To come back to the events of Luke 8:40-56 in view of the transition into a new structure, we, as the bride of Christ, need to victoriously conclude the last phase of time to receive new and fresh life, even if this has to do with overcoming and reorientation.
=> The woman with the issue of blood overcame the barrier of the law through her desperation for life and aligned herself with the apostolic order of the Son of God, who was about to bring the new wineskin to life!
We must now push ourselves through the barrier to experience the new life. It is Jesus who takes us out of the old time into the new time through Spirit-filled leadership, which moves with the renewal process of the Holy Spirit and doesn't stop to maintain the status quo. <= (note: The text set in ‘=>’ is an analogous translation from the book ‘Redeeming The Time’ by Chuck D. Pierce, published by Charisma House, ISBN 978-1-59979-378-8, page 10.)
Now is the time when we need to remove all mockery and unbelief from our surroundings in order to receive the sound of the resurrection power for the new. If we do so, we will rise up and increase in our power through the Word of God (cf. Matthew 9:23-26 i.c.w. Luke 8:53-55).
Matthew 9:23-26:
23 When Jesus entered the synagogue leader’s house and saw the noisy crowd and people playing pipes, 24 he said, “Go away. The girl is not dead but asleep.” But they laughed at him.
25 After the crowd had been put outside, he went in and took the girl by the hand, and she got up.
26 News of this spread through all that region.
Luke 8:53-55:
53 They laughed at him, knowing that she was dead.
54 But he took her by the hand and said, “My child, get up!”
55 Her spirit returned, and at once she stood up. Then Jesus told them to give her something to eat.
There are even more examples from the Word carrying this call, if I only remember the widow and her son in Elijah’s time (cf. 1 Kings 17:17-24), Tabitha who returned to the administration with renewed strength (cf. Acts 9:36-43), Eutychus, who returned to life with fresh revelatory power (cf. Acts 20:7-12) and the Apostles who received strength from on high in a time of pain and sorrow (cf. Acts 1:13-15 i.c.w. Acts 2:1-4).
All resurrections or rather every process of awakening happened in connection with an upper room!
Therefore, it is required to bring everything we possess to the place of hope and recognize how it brings prophetic power to life.
For it is the testimony of Jesus who is the Spirit of prophecy (cf. Revelation 19:10e).
Revelation 19:10e:
… 10e For it is the Spirit of prophecy who bears testimony to Jesus.”
Amen and Amen.
In His Wisdom,
Daniel Glimm