Can you feel it yet?
Do you sense a change taking place in you?
There is a wonderful transformation taking place within many of us who are shut down from the life that suddenly ended. There is a greater life in The LORD being formed in us.
It is the beginnings of The Kingdom of God lifestyle coming forth on earth.
The new lifestyle may not be exactly as we may have been led to believe in our past religious training.
For many, if not most of us, it is a much more practical real-life lifestyle than we were previously led to believe.
The New Kingdom Lifestyle
The new Kingdom life is a Spirit life with God in us fully empowering and guiding our practical and productive natural life according to the will and plan of God.
It is a fully satisfying and fulfilling life of inner peace. The satisfaction of a productive life releases joy in our hearts and lives.
Entertainment and spectator sports are no longer needed to give us a temporary sense of real life activity and joy of winning. Deep effervescing joy fills our hearts and lives in the production of the purpose of God in our lives.
The Kingdom Purpose of God for Our Lives
The primary purpose of our lives is to love God and love our neighbor. Love produces serving through meeting needs.
We love and serve God when we worship and honor Him. We also love and serve God by serving His people especially those of the household of faith. (Luke 10:27, Galatians 6:10).
How do we serve God by serving people?
What does it mean to serve people?
Whatever God appoints us to do in this life, it is our means and place of loving and serving God by the production of something or some service that meets the needs of mankind and the world around us. (Matthew 25:32:45).
Yes, God’s primary purpose for our occupation, profession, job, or ministry is to meet the needs of mankind and the world around us.
Our production may be in natural physical needs of man such as food, clothing, housing, transportation, and much more, or mental, emotional, educational, or spiritual needs of encouragement, mentoring, prayer and agreement and more.
Love Motivates and Empowers Us to Produce
Production of things and services in each of our lives becomes provision for others. In the Kingdom lifestyle that we are now coming into, all needs are met as the love of God in us motivates and empowers us to become productive in making and doing that which is needed for the people and the world around us. (Galatians 5:13-14).
This truly becomes very enjoyable and satisfying to us. We sense God giving us new ideas of better ways to produce more to provide more for mankind and the world around us.
The law of sowing and reaping takes over, and we are further blessed with growth and increase. Natural prosperity develops for families, tribes, nations, and the world as we all produce in the realm or field in which we are led of God to love and serve.
We have no need of entertainment or fleshly pleasure seeking. We sincerely find great strengthening, enjoyment, and satisfaction in loving God and people by serving God and His people with the production of our lives.
We have joy in real life and have no need of games or make-believe fantasy. Games are not needed or desired in the real life of a mature productive believer.
Games Are for Children to Prepare for Real Life
Children who never grow up and are locked into playing games instead of moving into real life are not productive. They are dependent on someone else’s production to provide for them.
The functioning Kingdom of God lifestyle operating in a family, tribe, or nation provides guidance for children to grow up into real life and become productive. (1 Corinthians 13:11).
Taking away the need for children to be productive by continuing to give to them without teaching them to be productive by serving is called spoiling them.
The term spoilingmeans to take away life from them and cause their life to be ruined or wasted. A spoiled food is fit only to be thrown away.
A grownup spoiled child is a spoiled or useless adult who has had his/her life stolen. They must have someone or some group to hand them the necessities of life. They only play games instead of fully entering real life in the family, tribe, nation, and world.
Do we have a generation of people in the western world who have been robbed of real life?
Yes, for whatever reason our family and educational systems have been altered to produce fewer productive people and more dependent people who are robbed of productivity.
What can and must be done for the afflicted people who have been robbed or spoiled?
Also, many of us are partially afflicted with some of this mindset. (2 Thessalonians 3:10-15).
The Cure or Redemption for This Current World
The people must be born again and grow up in the real-life Kingdom of God lifestyle.
There is truly a start over available in a rebirth experience of becoming a new creation by laying down our past life and receiving the Spirit Christ Jesus as our savior and LORD.
The life of the resurrected Christ will become one with our human spirit and become a new creation in Christ and Christ abiding in us. (2 Corinthians 5:17, Philippians 3:13-15, John 15:5).
The process of our soul or mind, will, and emotions must be renewed through the word of God and the life of Spirit Christ in us by the Holy Spirit.
Our spirit and life need to be saturated or baptized with the Holy Spirit and the Spirit of Christ fully formed in us. (Romans 12:2, Galatians 4:17, Colossians 1:27, Acts 1:5, Luke 3:16).
Under the new headship of Christ in us, the love of God will cause us to become truly productive in the Kingdom of God on earth.
Do you think maybe that a loving God would desire to see us all including the afflicted grown children to be changed, transformed into productive sons and daughters in the Kingdom of God?
I sincerely believe that is what is happening to us in the sudden end of some of the past lifestyle we were living in the beginning of this year of 2020.
Do you also see that a loving God would also allow the further shut down of our old ways to make room for the reality of the much better lifestyle of The Kingdom of God to be formed in us?
Is it not reasonable and right for God to be forming the new mindset and actual production of love-based service becoming the source of peace and joy in us now in the Kingdom lifestyle?
How Long Will This Shutdown Last?
On an individual level our personal shutdown will last until it is no longer needed to cause us to complete our transition and transformation into a grown up son or daughter of God who no longer needs or desires the past life: until we are walking in the Kingdom of God lifestyle, until we are in love with God and serving Him in worship, and by serving His people by providing their needs by our God-given area of production.
On a family, tribe, nation, or world level, the shutdown will continue until the individuals of the group are transformed or they are taken away. One will be taken and the other left.
Taken away does not necessarily mean they are lost. It does mean they leave this life and are no longer present in the family, tribe, or nation.
Many may be taken to heaven to their reward. They may have finished their work or for some reason were not to be a part of The New Kingdom of God life on earth now. (Matthew 24:40-41).
God is not willing that any should perish, and full provision is available to everyone who will receive God into their life through the work of the cross of Christ Jesus by believing in their heart and confessing with their mouth. (2 Peter 3:9, Romans 10:8-13).
In this same way, if a child of God believes the resurrection life of Christ Jesus is now in him or her producing the Kingdom of God on earth and confesses this with their mouth, that person may remain to finish their part in experiencing and establishing the Kingdom of God on earth now.
Kingdom Within Becoming Kingdom in the World
Many prophets and forerunners saw the Kingdom at a distance and proclaimed its future coming. Jesus came and said, “The Kingdom of God is AT HAND.”
Today we see and experience the Kingdom of God WITHIN and coming forth in the world by Christ in us by the Holy Spirit. The resurrected Christ abides in God’s Kingdom people by the Holy Spirit bringing forth the Kingdom of God on earth now in this season. (Matthew 3:2, Luke 17:20-21).
Though the experience of the dissolving of the old seems difficult to many of us, the new life of Christ forming of the Kingdom of God in us and then out from Christ in us into the world is the greatest life possible on earth.
The End of the False Humanistic Kingdom of Darkness
At this very moment in world history, an all-out attempt is being made to stop the production of The Kingdom of God from coming forth on earth.
A desperate worldwide attack from the principality of Satan with armies of fallen angels and demonic spirits have deceived and seduced many people in the leadership of this generation.
A huge effort of smoke and mirrors, lies, and deception is working through deceived leadership in all higher levels of world governance, education, media, entertainment, and religions to destroy The Kingdom of God within the hearts and lives of the people on earth.
All of this darkness will dissolve in a moment as The Kingdom People awaken and arise to resist the devil and the darkness by the life and power of Christ the King.
And with one voice, the purified Holy People of God will release all the Power and Angels of Heaven to defeat the enemies of God and bring forth The New Earth and The New Heavens around it, in the Glory of God in Christ on earth, as it is in heaven.
“Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in.
Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, The LORD mighty in battle.
Lift up your heads, O you gates! Lift up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in.
Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, He is the King of glory. Selah,” Psalm 24:7-10.
“Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you,” James 4:7.
“But seek first The Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you,”Matthew 6:33.
Be made whole in His love,
~ Ron McGatlin
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Ron McGatlin Ron has over 62 years of seeking to serve God in ministry and business. Barbara has served in pastoral and Christian education positions for over 10 years. They currently make their home in the foot hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, USA. Ron has written 5 books on revival and the in-breaking Kingdom and continues to write powerful apostolic/prophetic articles published weekly in the OpenHeaven.com Digest.