The reading for Wednesday, December 19th, is Message 14 in the Life-Study of Zechariah:
THE PROPHECIES OF ENCOURAGEMENT (6)
This message covers verses in Zechariah 14.
Here is the outline from the message:
C. In the Millennium
1. Living Waters Going Forth from Jerusalem
2. Jehovah as Christ Being King over All the Earth
3. Jerusalem Being Raised Up and Dwelling in Her Place
4. People Dwelling in Jerusalem, and There Being No More Curse
5. Everyone Left from All the Nations That Went Forth against Jerusalem Going Up from Year to Year to Worship the King, Jehovah of Hosts, and to Keep the Feast of Tabernacles
6. Holiness to Jehovah of Hosts
A COMPARISON OF TWO MAIN CATEGORIES OF THINGS IN THE BOOKS OF DANIEL AND ZECHARIAH
I. OF THE THINGS CONCERNING HUMAN GOVERNMENT
A. In the Book of Daniel
B. In the Book of Zechariah
II. OF THE THINGS CONCERNING CHRIST
A. In the Book of Daniel
B. In the Book of Zechariah
A WORD CONCERNING OUR NEED TO BE BROUGHT INTO THE REALM OF GOD’S ECONOMY
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4 thoughts on “Msg. 14: LS of Zechariah”
“Today in Christianity, even among the most spiritual ones, what is taught is not food but sugar. That kind of teaching harms you more than it nourishes you. If you read these messages for the purpose merely to receive help to be more seeking after God, more seeking after Christ, and to grow in life, even this is in the realm of sugar. You need solid food (Heb. 5:11-14). Whereas milk is for babes, solid food is for the mature. Among the millions of Christians today, who is not a babe? We have been carrying out the life-study of the Scriptures now for seventeen years, yet most of the saints are still remaining, lingering, wandering, in the realm of being spiritual, victorious, overcoming, and so forth. Very few, even among the co-workers, are qualified to give a message on God’s economy with the divine dispensing. We need to be brought into another realm, not the so-called spiritual realm but the realm of God’s economy, God’s dispensing. I will not be satisfied until I see this. I am somewhat happy that the Lord has released all these truths among us, and I have the full faith and assurance that all these things will eventually be realized; yet I long to see their fulfillment.”
Amen!!! There is a need for solid food. “Of course, I am happy that so many have come to receive help to seek God, to seek Christ, to grow in life, and to be more godly, more spiritual, and more overcoming, but I am not satisfied with this. I would rather that we all had the eyes to see God’s economy…We need to be brought into another realm, not the so-called spiritual realm but the realm of God’s economy, God’s dispensing. I will not be satisfied until I see this. I am somewhat happy that the Lord has released all these truths among us, and I have the full faith and assurance that all these things will eventually be realized; yet I long to see their fulfillment.”
Praise the lord brother, i also share in your burden that the saints need more than just spirituality. the saints really really need to see
God’s economy. May the lord strengthen us to pray more concerning the realization of this burden amongst the saints in the lord’s recovery
Brother Ron referred to this portion during the Winter Training. I was deeply impressed with this potion which has already been cited: “Very few, even among the co-workers, are qualified to give a message on God’s economy with the divine dispensing. We need to be brought into another realm, not the so-called spiritual realm but the realm of God’s economy, God’s dispensing.”
But also with this section at the beginning :
“The major point in the Bible concerns God’s economy, yet in Christianity today nearly no one talks about God’s economy. The books of Isaiah, Daniel, and Zechariah are on Christ, not only as our Savior, Redeemer, and Deliverer but also as the centrality and universality of God’s move to fulfill His economy on earth. Outside the Lord’s recovery, where can you hear such a word? Because hardly anyone cares for God’s economy, the Lord has been delayed for nearly two thousand years. The world situation is ready for the Lord Jesus to come back, but what about God’s economy?
The center of God’s economy is to have a Body to express Christ. Eventually, this Body will be Christ’s bride to match Him as His counterpart and to come down to earth with Him to carry out the final step of God’s economy. Today, the world situation is ready for His coming, but the Lord has not yet gained His counterpart. Therefore, He has no way to come back. He is still waiting.”
I do believe that the Lord is bringing us into this realm, a realm where everything we do is governed by God’s central work in Eph. 3:17, where we no longer care for our own spirituality or for the Kingdom reward, but rather care for the growth in life of the saints, for the operation in the measure of each one part, for the perfecting of all the saints in life, truth and in service, for God to have His Bride, His counterpart, so that all His glorious personality might be expressed in humanity, and so that He might carry out His divine government through us, so that the multifarious wisdom of God might be made know through the church, which is His Body the fulness of the one who fills all in all. Lord raise up the channels, those whose hearts are a reproduction of Your heart, those who live in this realm, who would pray the prayer of the age from within this realm. Lord everything is ready outwardly, so why delay, Lord, build Your church.