Jewels from Judy: I Am Aligning My Ekklesia
Judy A Bauman
“For My thoughts are not your thoughts,
Nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord.
An Exhortation from the Father: I Am Aligning My Ekklesia
“My body has been out of alignment, so I Am aligning My ekklesia. I want you to take My bread and eat in remembrance of My great sacrifice. Take the cup and drink deeply, remembering I wrote the New Covenant with My own blood.
“Align your thoughts, beliefs, and opinions with Mine. Do not sway with the masses, which ebb to and fro like the tides of the ocean. Be the Oaks of Righteousness planted by My hand. I have told you that I brought many of My beloved ones out from the four walls of the institutionalized church. * I never meant for My church to become a building made by the hands of man, as I have made clear the building blocks of My church, My ekklesia – My family, are My called-out ones. Where two or three gather in My name, I Am in your midst. I will teach you what My scriptures mean and will anoint others to give you clarity, but I will confirm if that clarity is from Me or the world when you sit with Me. No one is to take My place in your heart as Teacher!
“Test the spirits to see that they are of Me. If they refuse to stand for Me, they will fall. Study yourself approved, beloved. I give you My Holy Spirit and when you quiet yourself and pull away to seek My face, you will find all the answers to life's questions in Me. Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and the door shall be opened to you.
“Do not give up or give in to the lies that come into your mind. You have an enemy who is a relentless thief and liar. Test what you hear by the Word of God and by My Spirit. Whom will you believe? Faith doesn't trust in what is seen. Faith looks beyond what you can see in the natural and shows you what is being revealed in the spirit. Align yourself with My will and ways. Is something troubling you? Search the Scriptures to see if what you are hearing aligns with My heart of love for you. It honors Me when you test the spirits because you are obeying My warning through the disciple whom Jesus loved.
“Come together to stir yourself to love and good works. Your works and deeds of kindness come up to Me as a sweet aroma; however, do not allow your gathering together with others to take the place of your time with Me. I do not repeat Myself for My benefit but for yours. I desire to teach you by My spirit and lead you into the next season in truth and righteousness so that whatever is happening around you will not sway you from My truth.
“Allow My perfect surrounding peace, My shalom, to rule in your members. Let My Shalom guide and direct you through the storms. You have been given the mind of Christ, and you are seated together in heavenly places together with the church (ekklesia, as an assembly) as a family (oikos) with Me. Be aligned as My holy ekklesia and My holy family.”
In the Father’s love
Matthew 5:16, 7:7, 16:18; Luke 18:8; John 8:44; Acts 17:10-11; Ephesians 2:6, 19-22, 3:28; 4:11-14; Colossians 1:10, 3:1, 15; James 2:20; Hebrews 10:24-25; 2 Timothy 2:15; 1 Peter 2:1-5; 1 John 2:27, 4:1
My understanding is that the Lord is not speaking of all who meet in buildings, but to those who operate outside of the original intent of the assembling together of “ekklesia and oikos”. When the institution of a denomination is more important than the individuals that come together to make a place for God's Holy Spirit to dwell, then there is an imbalance in the Body of Christ.
The Scriptures teach the good and decent way we are to gather. There is no other Lord than Jesus, but many leaders take His glory and use His flock to build their names. They use Scripture to control and manipulate Christ’s body. This should not be! Abba is not saying we should not fellowship, as that is contrary to His word; however, He is saying that the fellowship He desires is not likely going to look the same as what we have seen in the past. It would seem we are in a kairos, chronos, and aion time of divine reset. Hallelujah!
(See website Biblehub or Strongs Concordance: Greek for Ekklesia G#1577, Oikos G# 3624, Kairos G#2540, Chronos G#5550, Aion G#165)