God’s Justification, the Becoming Born Again by the Indwelling

God’s Justification, the Becoming Born Again by the Indwelling

 

Romans 5:1-5 (KJV)
1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
5 And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

 

What is this justification by Faith? It simply is the act of being Born Again by the Indwelling of Christ Holy Spirit. Through the Grace of God by the washing of the Blood according to our Faith and Obedience unto God’s Will. And what does this look like?

 

Born of God Born of the Spirit Born Again unto Salvation

 

John 3:3, 5-7 (KJV)

3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

 

6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. 7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.

 

1 John 3:9-11 (KJV)

9 Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remained in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

 

10 In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

 

11 For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

 

Just as it was with the Apostles, after Christ resurrection;

 

John 20:19-23 (KJV) (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 assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in their midst and said unto them, “Peace be unto you.” 20 And when He had so said, He showed unto them His hands and His side. Then were the disciples glad when they saw the Lord.

 

21 Then said Jesus to them again, “Peace be unto you. As My Father hath sent Me, even so send I you.” 22 And when He had said this, He breathed on them and said unto them, “Receive ye the Holy Ghost.

 

23 Whosoever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whosoever sins ye retain, they are retained.”

 

Acts 1:3-8 (KJV) (Apostles would soon be Baptized with the Power of the Holy Spirit)

3 To these also He showed Himself alive after His passion by many infallible proofs, being seen by them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the Kingdom of God

 

.4 And being assembled together with them, He commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, “which,” saith He, “ye have heard from Me; for John truly baptized with water, but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.”

 

6 When they therefore had come together, they asked of Him, saying, “Lord, wilt Thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?” 7 And He said unto them, “It is not for you to know the times or the seasons which the Father hath put in His own power.

 

8 But ye shall receive power after the Holy Ghost is come upon you; and ye shall be witnesses unto Me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.”

 

Acts 2:1-4 (Apostles receive the Baptism of the Power of the Holy Spirit)

1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.

2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

 

 

3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.
4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

 

And as we can see here the Apostles received the Indwelling of the Holy Spirit first John 20:19-23 and then the power of the Holy Spirit, Baptism of Fire or Spiritual Gifts, later Acts 1:3-8 / Acts 2:1-4.

 

From this consider, that as the Apostles who received the Indwelling of the Holy Spirit first without the power, Baptism of Fire, were first Justified by the Grace of God through the Blood and according to their Faith And Obedience to His Will. Then when God called them ready, they received the Baptism of Fire, the Spiritual Gifts to do His Work.

 

So, consider as it is written justification is the Indwelling of Christ Holy Spirit and not the Baptism of Fire or receiving of the spiritual gifts to do His Work.

Remembering Paul’s words;

1 Corinthians 12:7-11 (KJV)

But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit thereby:

 

For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; to another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit; 10 to another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues.

 

11 But all of these that one and the selfsame Spirit worketh, apportioning to every man individually as He will.

 

27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.

 

28 And God hath set some in the church: first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracle workers, then those with gifts of healing, helpers, administrators, and those with diversity of tongues.

 

29 Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Are all workers of miracles? 30 Have all the gifts of healing? Do all speak with tongues? Do all interpret?

 

Also remembering spiritual gifts are not the sign of justification or salvation;

 

Matthew 7:18-23 (KJV)
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

 

 

21 Not everyone that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

 

 

22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

 

 

23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

 

Rev. Dennis Dean Wilson Jr

https://thewordspiritandtruth.org

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