Through the Blood Covenant and Finished Work of Yeshua HaMashiach, (Jesus Christ) – which means (Anointed to Save) on the tree, we as individuals have the opportunity to enter into restored fellowship with Adonai our Elohim.
You may ask yourself the following questions:
Why study all of this Hebrew, Ripe Fruit when I know Jesus as my Savior?
Why study the old testament, when I’m a new testament believer?
Well, I have a question for you. When you say that you love someone, don’t you truly want to know them. Can you for one moment ask Adonai the two previous questions that I have asked you.
I do not believe for one moment that He will lead us to continue in a limited mind set; to not look deeper in our Bibles for more revelation and greater understanding. For our Bibles tells us to, “Ask, seek, knock and find!”
Matthew 7:7-9 (NKJV) 7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. 9 Or what man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?
See, there is always more for us to learn to Love about Adonai, He our Limitless Alpha and Omega or Aleph and Tav, (Hebrew).
None of us really know one jot or tittle about Him and only through continuing to ask, seek and knock for His Holy Spirit, Wisdom, Revelation, Counsel, Might, Knowledge and Fear of Adonai. There is more and more and more that He has to pour out over us.
The cross of Yeshua (Jesus) horizontally is the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, the place that He bore our sin and shame and won back the opportunity for each of us to have a vertical relationship with Adonai our Elohim.
The cross vertically is the Tree of Life. Yeshua, (Jesus) bore our every sin and shame on the cross. He took man’s vile and evilness and bore it for us so that we our relationship with our Father who art in Heaven could be restored. Without His blood sacrifice, we would be completely shut off from God.
John 19:28-30 (NKJV) It Is Finished
28 After this, Jesus, [a]knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!” 29 Now a vessel full of sour wine was sitting there; and they filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on hyssop, and put it to His mouth. 30 So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.
Galatians 3:13-14 (NKJV) 13 Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”), 14 that the blessing of Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
John 11:25 (NKJV) 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.
John 5:26-29 (NKJV)
26 For as the Father has life in Himself, so He has granted the Son to have life in Himself, 27 and has given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of Man. 28 Do not marvel at this; for the hour is coming in which all who are in the graves will hear His voice 29 and come forth—those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation.
John 20 (NKJV)
The Empty Tomb
20 Now the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 Then she ran and came to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid Him.”
3 Peter therefore went out, and the other disciple, and were going to the tomb. 4 So they both ran together, and the other disciple outran Peter and came to the tomb first. 5 And he, stooping down and looking in, saw the linen cloths lying there; yet he did not go in. 6 Then Simon Peter came, following him, and went into the tomb; and he saw the linen cloths lying there, 7 and the [a]handkerchief that had been around His head, not lying with the linen cloths, but folded together in a place by itself. 8 Then the other disciple, who came to the tomb first, went in also; and he saw and believed. 9 For as yet they did not [b]know the Scripture, that He must rise again from the dead. 10 Then the disciples went away again to their own homes.
Mary Magdalene Sees the Risen Lord
11 But Mary stood outside by the tomb weeping, and as she wept she stooped down and looked into the tomb. 12 And she saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. 13 Then they said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?”
She said to them, “Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid Him.”
14 Now when she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, and did not know that it was Jesus. 15 Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?”
She, supposing Him to be the gardener, said to Him, “Sir, if You have carried Him away, tell me where You have laid Him, and I will take Him away.”
16 Jesus said to her, “Mary!”
She turned and said to [c]Him, “Rabboni!” (which is to say, Teacher).
17 Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to Me, for I have not yet ascended to My Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, ‘I am ascending to My Father and your Father, and to My God and your God.’ ”
18 Mary Magdalene came and told the [d]disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that He had spoken these things to her.
The Apostles Commissioned
19 Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were [e]assembled, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 20 When He had said this, He showed them His hands and His side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.
21 So Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” 22 And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.”
Seeing and Believing
24 Now Thomas, called the Twin, one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 The other disciples therefore said to him, “We have seen the Lord.”
So he said to them, “Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe.”
26 And after eight days His disciples were again inside, and Thomas with them. Jesus came, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, “Peace to you!” 27 Then He said to Thomas, “Reach your finger here, and look at My hands; and reach your hand here, and put it into My side. Do not be unbelieving, but believing.”
28 And Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!”
29 Jesus said to him, [f]“Thomas, because you have seen Me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”
That You May Believe
30 And truly Jesus did many other signs in the presence of His disciples, which are not written in this book; 31 but these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name.
Through the finished work of the cross our sinless savior Jesus Christ was pierced and died on the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, (the cross). Vertically, the cross became the Tree of Life because Jesus was resurrected. In the beginning there were two trees in the garden, Adam and Eve sinned by partaking of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil after being seduced by the devil.
Adonai our Elohim had the perfect plan because HE IS PERFECT. His plan involved the Tree of Life – Yeshua, (Jesus).
Today, Ask the LORD of your Life to remove any scales that you may have on your eyes, scales of deception, blindness, untruth, any wrong teaching that you have received in regard to Israel and the Jewish people that we are grafted into by the blood sacrifice of Yeshua, (Jesus) – Adonai’s ultimate plan for Victory. Ask Him to give you a heart and a new passion to learn about what He Loves and see this world and what is occurring in it from His perspective.
Lay down the old and walk in His Resurrection Power. Learn to partake of the Ripe Fruit from His Tree of Life on the time schedule that He designed. Always remember that Adonai created the Sun, Moon and Stars as boundaries for His timeline, He created the rainbow as His covenant in the sky and He created man that we could be His family. Yeshua, (Jesus) is coming back soon for the One New Man, Jew and Gentile.
Ephesians 2:13-17 (NKJV)
13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
Christ Our Peace
14 For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation, 15 having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace, 16 and that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity. 17 And He came and preached peace to you who were afar off and to those who were near.
If you have been a believer in Yeshua (Jesus) and heard the Word of God preached then you have probably heard the phrase, “I’ve read the end of the Book and we have the Victory.”
My question to you today is… Have you ever read the End of the Book? Chapter 22 of the Book of Revelation? If not then please do. I have provided it for you below and if you have, please, read it again.
Take a moment and read it out loud to Adonai our Elohim and ask Him to renew a right spirit within you and cleanse you from any wrong mindset that you have in Yeshua’s (Jesus) Name.
Revelation 22 New King James Version (NKJV)
The River of Life
22 And he showed me a [a]pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding from the throne of God and of the Lamb. 2 In the middle of its street, and on either side of the river, was the tree of life, which bore twelve fruits, each tree yielding its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. 3 And there shall be no more curse, but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it, and His servants shall serve Him. 4 They shall see His face, and His name shall be on their foreheads. 5 There shall be no night there: They need no lamp nor light of the sun, for the Lord God gives them light. And they shall reign forever and ever.
The Time Is Near
6 Then he said to me, “These words are faithful and true.” And the Lord God of the [b]holy prophets sent His angel to show His servants the things which must shortly take place.
7 “Behold, I am coming quickly! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.”
8 Now I, John, [c]saw and heard these things. And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel who showed me these things.
9 Then he said to me, “See that you do not do that. [d]For I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Worship God.” 10 And he said to me, “Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is at hand. 11 He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him [e]be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still.”
Jesus Testifies to the Churches
12 “And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work. 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the [f]Beginning and the End, the First and the Last.”
14 Blessed are those who [g]do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city. 15 [h]But outside are dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie.
16 “I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things in the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star.”
17 And the Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” And let him who thirsts come. Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely.
18 [i]For I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If anyone adds to these things, [j]God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book; 19 and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God[k] shall take away his part from the [l]Book of Life, from the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
I Am Coming Quickly
20 He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming quickly.”
Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus!
21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be [m]with you all. Amen.
Blessings and Shalom,
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© Beth Auman 2019