THE HOLY HILLS OF HEAVEN ARE CALLING…..
COME AWAY… COME AWAY!
When anybody reads the following verses they can hear A HOLY CRY from Heaven Call: COME AWAY WITH ME! OH, COME AWAY!!!
“Do not love or cherish the world or the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.
For all that is in the world – the lust of the flesh [craving for sensual gratification] and the lust of the eyes [greedy longings of the mind] and the pride of life [assurance in one’s own resources or in the stability of earthly things] – these do not come from the Father but are from the world [itself].
And the world passes away and disappears, and with it the forbidden cravings (the passionate desires, the lust) of it; but he who does the will of God and carries out His purposes in his life abides (remains) forever,” 1 John 2:15-17.
When I read these verses this morning, I COULD HEAR HIM CALLING ME TO COME AWAY WITH ME.
If you will [HONESTLY THINK ABOUT THESE VERSES] you will fully see what I mean when I say: HEAR HIM CALLING COME AWAY…. because in order for a person to fully obey these verses and really live in a way to satisfy them, they would have to LEAVE OFF THEIR “FLESH” LIFE. FOLKS THAT IS ONLY POSSIBLE BY DYING.
Life is today full of [craving for sensual gratification] by most every one I know. It is a constant pull upon me as well because I am still here in this Flesh Body. This Flesh Body itself is the enemy of Godly Things, because it CONSTANTLY WANTS SELF GRATIFICATION. The Flesh pulls back from what is talked about in these verses because it does not desire to [die]. In order to fulfill these verse THE FLESH MUST DIE TO LIVE NO MORE. IN HEAVENLY LIFE THE GREATEST DESIRE IS TO LIVE HOLY WITH HIM. In order to be even with him, one needs to be Holy because HE IS HOLY. His character has NO SIN WHATSOEVER IN IT. HE IS WITHOUT EVEN A SHADOW OF TURNING. He lives HOLY every day, because He is only that which is PURE AND RIGHT IN EVERY WAY. Oh, I can hear this call to Holiness. The LONGING AND DESIRE TO LIVE HOLY WITH HIM IN A PLACE PURE FROM SIN AND SHAME.
The very things that Flesh desires misses the Heavenly Mark of Holiness. This Flesh which keeps us PRESENT in this world holding men back and Flesh cannot go into the SPIRIT WORLD. Flesh keeps constantly pulling us [who are saved in Him] back. The Flesh keeps our feet on the Ground. The fact is the Flesh wants to LIVE and ENJOY ITSELF; it is Earthly. The Earthly cannot be Heavenly unless it be changed. Flesh will not be allowed to fit in because of Sin which lives in it earthly desires. The Heavenly is composed of things BEYOND THE PRESENT EARTH. Things motivated by the Flesh knows nothing about the Heavenly, nor does it [flesh] desire it of itself as long as it lives. The flesh desires that which is STIMULATED by SIGHT, HEARING, OR FEELING, until the day it dies. When DEATH IS REAL there is no more Earthly Sight, Hearing, or Feeling, but only that which is HEAVENLY. No wonder the Flesh must die. In order for Flesh to become Heavenly, it must be “CHANGED”. The Scriptures tell us that in the Flesh dwells NO GOOD THING. If you just stop to ponder this you will know it is true, especially if you take a long look at the world around you and how they live.
Today in this modern society we can only know that MORE AND MORE the HEAVENLY IS LESS DESIRED EVERYDAY. This is a day that the FLESH IS PRESENT. A day of the Flesh you might say, a day when FLESH RULES THE DAY. The Modern Church is more and more satisfied just to be in this World. They do not see anything wrong, because they see with FLESH MINDS. If they stopped to see the Heavenly then they would have to lay aside the Flesh. For most “Churches” to do that would be labeled LEGALISTIC. Many say they just want to be free to live. They do not want any rules of life, they just want to “Flesh Live”. They want just enough “Religion” to make them feel better.
Lift your Eyes unto the Hills from whence comes your help the Psalmist sang. But you must lift up your eyes from the World long enough to see the HOLY HILLS OF HOME. One must train his Eye upon the SPIRITUAL and desire to walk with the Holy Spirit. This is a subject not even taught in most places in these days. Today religion is too much about the Earthly, and very little about the Holy Lord of the Heavenly. When the Lord described the condition of the last Church mentioned in the book of Revelation [Laodeicea] the first thing that was mentioned about that worldly church was that they were poor, blind, and naked, and did not even know it. He said they needed EYE MEDICATION to help them SEE. [They needed to go to the Doctor and have their eyes examined so that they could see clearly]. Then he said about them, They were Naked and needed to be clothed. [Their bodies were showing and they needed to hide their shame].
In the average church today there is NO MENTION OF THE BODY OR WHAT THEY WEAR [because everything and ANYTHING, goes in today’s Church]. They do not realize that their NAKEDNESS IS SHOWING and that the Flesh is HANGING OUT [revealing the conditions of their heart]. What the Lord said they needed was WHITE CLOTHING TO WEAR so as to hide their Nakedness. WHITE SPEAKS OF HOLINESS. The modern church today has need of HOLINESS.
Concerning that Laodeicean Church, the Lord said He wished them to be HOT, but not in between, [Lukewarm is the word he used]. He said to them: BE EITHER HOT OR COLD. ***The reason was plain and clear: The Lukewarm Church does not point to HEAVEN but points to the Flesh Earth. The sinners are COLD so the fact is God wants his People to be pointing other men to the HOLY HILLS OF HEAVEN. We need to be RED HOT FOR JESUS, not lukewarm [or he said he would spew the out of his mouth!]. LOST Men must see this or else they will not repent of their sins, thinking it OK TO CONTINUE AS THEY WERE AND ARE. In so many places we see this going on….. JUST AS THEY WERE… Why change when it is acceptable in Church today to be FLESHLY?
But the Fact is the Flesh is not HOT nor can it be, it is COLD. The Flesh cannot inherit the Kingdom of God without CHANGE. The Flesh must be CLOTHED UPON FROM HEAVEN. Flesh must put off the Earthly to be Hot. So we read LOVE NOT THE WORLD OR THE THINGS IN THE WORLD. Notice it says “THINGS OF THE WORLD”. What are these Things? Not the beautiful Creation of God for sure, but the corruption of the things God has made and declared. God has not created a EVIL WORLD, nor has he created that which must be dirty, but God created a perfect environment for men to live. Men have come along and CORRUPTED IT WITH THEIR VILE SINFUL FLESH SINS.
I have lived in the Desert, far away from the city. I found it most invigorating for sure, and peaceful. It was as if I COULD HEAR EVEN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MY LORD, HIS PRESENCE WAS SO VERY REAL. Just to live in his beautiful creation, was such a blessing. Like being almost in Heaven. I did not want to go back to town, to be reminded that I was not yet walking upon Holy Hills.
Oh to be thrust back into the Flesh World of naked men and women, to be reminded of the sins of the flesh! The flesh was still around, I still had a Flesh Body, but Oh how much easier it was to live and walk close to the Lord because I was not distracted by so many other things and people. Yet the Flesh was there, yet I WALKED WITH THE LORD AND IN HIS PRESENCE SO MUCH MORE WHILE THERE. So I know the Creation of God is not evil, but the SIN which Satan deceived Eve and all mankind into choosing. Today, I desire many times to go back to my Desert Place, but I hear the Lord say, but there is nobody there to witness to in that secluded place. But Lord, do I have to go back to town, can I not just stay out here and walk and talk with you in such a wonderful way? I heard him say, but you can walk with me in the City as well, and among all the sin. I will be in you to help you. YOU MUST DESIRE TO WALK IN THE POWER OF MY HOLY SPIRIT.
I must report to you that GOD HAS MADE A WAY for man to walk and not allow the Flesh to rule over him/her!!!. The Way is ONLY FOUND IN HIS FINISHED WORK ON HIS CROSS AND IN HIS POWERFUL RESURRECTION. God made a way to walk above the Flesh NOW. Yes, NOW. but you must know that the FLESH IS RECKONED DEAD IN CHRIST. We are told that the Flesh power is dead now, because JESUS DIED TO DESTROY SIN. Jesus Died [with out sins upon him] and was buried for three days. On the third day Jesus AROSE VICTORIOUS OVER SIN. Our sins have been forgiven and put to death in Christ. Now, we who are BORN AGAIN OF THE HOLY SPIRIT have put on HIS LIFE, have received his HOLY SPIRIT. We can now WALK IN THE SPIRIT AND NOT THE FLESH! The flesh does not have to RULE AND DICTATE ANY LONGER when we WALK IN THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.
But, brethren, WE MUST WALK IN THE SPIRIT, and when we do, THE FLESH WILL NOT PREVAIL.
************YET YOU MUST KNOW…. I CAN HEAR THE HOLY HILLS OF HEAVEN CALLING ME… COME AWAY WITH ME!!! There is coming a day when I WILL BE CHANGED… MY BODY WILL BE MADE HEAVENLY. Jesus Christ is coming.. If we are alive when he comes WE WILL BE CAUGHT UP AND CHANGED in a moment, or if we DIE… then we will be with him. Oh what a Glorious thought, to be WITH THE LORD AND CHANGED INTO THE HEAVENLY. This old Flesh will be CHANGED and will be made NEW. HALLELUJAH…
I AM REALLY LONGING FOR THAT DAY, EVEN SO COME LORD JESUS!
Read further here about the FLESH VERSES THE SPIRIT LIFE:
“Therefore, [there is] now no condemnation (no adjudging guilty of wrong) for those who are in Christ Jesus, who live [and] walk not after the dictates of the flesh, but after the dictates of the Spirit.
For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has freed me from the law of sin and of death.
For God has done what the Law could not do, [its power] being weakened by the flesh [the entire nature of man without the Holy Spirit]. Sending His own Son in the guise of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, [God] condemned sin in the flesh [subdued, overcame, deprived it of its power over all who accept that sacrifice],
So that the righteous and just requirement of the Law might be fully met in us who live and move not in the ways of the flesh but in the ways of the Spirit [our lives governed not by the standards and according to the dictates of the flesh, but controlled by the Holy Spirit].
For those who are according to the flesh and are controlled by its unholy desires set their minds on and pursue those things which gratify the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit and are controlled by the desires of the Spirit set their minds on and seek those things which gratify the [Holy] Spirit.
Now the mind of the flesh [which is sense and reason without the Holy Spirit] is death [death that comprises all the miseries arising from sin, both here and hereafter]. But the mind of the [Holy] Spirit is life and [soul] peace [both now and forever].
[That is] because the mind of the flesh [with its carnal thoughts and purposes] is hostile to God, for it does not submit itself to God’s Law; indeed it cannot.
So then those who are living the life of the flesh [catering to the appetites and impulses of their carnal nature] cannot please or satisfy God, or be acceptable to Him.
But you are not living the life of the flesh, you are living the life of the Spirit, if the [Holy] Spirit of God [really] dwells within you [directs and controls you]. But if anyone does not possess the [Holy] Spirit of Christ, he is none of His [he does not belong to Christ, is not truly a child of God].
But if Christ lives in you, [then although] your [natural] body is dead by reason of sin and guilt, the spirit is alive because of [the] righteousness [that He imputes to you].
And if the Spirit of Him Who raised up Jesus from the dead dwells in you, [then] He Who raised up Christ Jesus from the dead will also restore to life your mortal (short-lived, perishable) bodies through His Spirit Who dwells in you.
So then, brethren, we are debtors, but not to the flesh [we are not obligated to our carnal nature], to live [a life ruled by the standards set up by the dictates] of the flesh.
For if you live according to [the dictates of] the flesh, you will surely die. But if through the power of the [Holy] Spirit you are [habitually] putting to death (making extinct, deadening) the [evil] deeds prompted by the body, you shall [really and genuinely] live forever.
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God,” Romans 8:1-14 (AMP).
This is a teaching and I give the Lord all the glory for all things understood.
~ Desert Prophet Ken Dewey
|Evangelist/Prophet/Pastor Ken Dewey is the founder of “OUT OF THE DESERT MINISTRIES” in Belen, New Mexico, USA. He writes on this Web Site, many Prophetic words, Sermons and teachings while leading people into true church settings and preaching in an End Time Gospel Ministry. NOTICE: One of the ways you can get involved in this OUT OF THE DESERT ARMY is to become a PARTNER or to GIVE A DONATION. We are believing God for many more Monthly Partners to stand with us in Monthly Giving and Offerings. If you have a desire to help and give, please know we need your help. God is sending people as I write to this place. We need your help and prayerful giving to enable us to do more for more people. Please send you pledge to becoming a Monthly Partner or to sow an offering into this Ground. To make a donation to OUT OF THE DESERT MINISTRIES please send to: PO BOX 223, BELEN, NEW MEXICO. PLEASE PRAY ABOUT SENDING A LOVE OFFERING TO SOMEONE WHO IS IN THE MIDST OF THE BATTLE FOR SOULS.. AND TO OPEN BLINDED EYES OF THOSE WHO ARE SLEEPING IN THE BODY OF CHRIST. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO DO ALL THAT GOD IS SAYING FOR US TO DO. THANK YOU ALL …