The Word I believe The Lord gave me regarding the dream in Part 1 of this series is precisely this:
Now is the beginning of the manifestation of a fresh, new expanse for God’s sons and daughters. The ones who endured long-suffering, processed through it God’s way, and continue to receive the resurrected life of Christ are coming into true (original) longstanding.
God has strengthened His sons and daughters in Him through a process of long-suffering to be able to stand long in their new expanse outwardly.
In regards to this dream, the Word of Knowledge, “youthful resurrection,” essentially means to newly stand in the new place.
Youthful, by definition, means “new” and refers to a lot more than chronological age in scripture.
Our “new” covenant in Christ is both new in respect to time (Strong’s #3501 – or the Greek word neos; He 12:24) and in respect to character (Strong’s #2537 – or the Greek word kainos; He 9:15).
In this recent prophetic dream, in which two young men were shifted from their enclosed dwelling place into an expanse of destiny (see Part 1), they were sons of God, which meant that they had already been born again and were led by Holy Spirit.
So, they had overcome their old (original) nature and character with which they were born into the world.
“New” as character, or a kainos kind of new, has to do with quality and form (or innovation) and freshness in development or opportunity. It’s an uncommon, unheard of, superior kind of new (Thayer’s Greek Lexicon).
It is what scripture refers to in Revelation 21:5 TPT, where God says, “I am making everything to be new and fresh.”
It’s about God bringing us up higher in terms of quality and quantity.
There are two key scriptures that particularly reference this kainos kind of “new” (Vine’s):
One is 2 Corinthians 5:17 TPT, which pertains to a new-man character. It says, “Now, if anyone is enfolded into Christ, he has become an entirely new person. All that is related to the old order has vanished. Behold, everything is fresh and new.”
The second scripture is Galatians 6:15 AMPC, in which Paul references being made a new creation in Christ, saying it is “the result of a new birth and new nature in Christ.”
There is a finality that goes along with what Paul said. He implies that what God has cut away or pruned (flesh) has passed away and will not be resurrected. (In the Old Testament, this relates metaphorically to circumcision and Passover in Joshua 5:2-12, just before they ate the fruit of the land and the produce of Canaan that same year.)
Paul goes on to say that “The only thing that really matters is living by the transforming power of this wonderful new creation life” (Ga 6:15 TPT).
We know this as “resurrection life,” which happens inside of us and also in Heaven.
So, in the dream God gave me, those two young men had to be made new in character before they could stand long in the expanse of a new place.
This is God’s order of sequence in the miraculous process of resurrection, which, in this case, means to rise and stand.
Greater assignments require that we die to flesh and come into agreement with Christ.
So, compromise has to go for our next-level divine destiny to manifest (1 Co 5:7).
In the dream, once the two young men were taken past their limited ways, by the power of God’s mercy, they discovered their deeper purpose and were instantly catapulted from an inward sitting (receiving) position to one of outwardly and standing (action) in their new expanse.
The God of Amen (which means “so let it be”), who is The God of Faithfulness and The God of Truth, launched these two sons into the new place of divine destiny when He knew they were ready and could continue to live holy in an expanded blessing.
In this regard, Colossians 3:10 TPT says, “For you have acquired new creation life which is continually being renewed into the likeness of the One who created you; giving you the full revelation of God.”
These sons of God in the dream understood that God desires that we walk with Him in new (neos) discoveries and join Him in new (neos) places as in Isaiah 40:31 NLT, which says, “those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.”
They understood God was doing a new thing and had matured them to the point where they could live disciplined lives with self-restraint and prudence (Ti 2:6). They were ready for a new beginning, a neos kind of youthful resurrection.
It was time (neos) for them to cross into the dream of their hearts that God manifested for them.
So, friends, are you ready and willing to be launched into your manifest dreams God’s way?
If your answer is “yes,” then it’s time to cross over.
This is my prayer for you…
“I pray that you will continually experience the immeasurable greatness of God’s power made available to you through faith. Then your lives will be an advertisement of this immense power as it works through you! This is the mighty power that was released when God raised Christ from the dead and exalted him to the place of highest honor and supreme authority in the heavenly realm” (Ep 1:19-20 TPT)!
To God be the Glory.
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