Deuteronomy – Deu 3:1-7 Fear Him Not; For I Will Deliver

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Deuteronomy - Deu 3:1-7 Fear Him Not; For I Will Deliver

Deu 3:1 Then we turned, and went up the way to Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan came out against us, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.
Deu 3:2 And the LORD said unto me, Fear him not: for I will deliver him, and all his people, and his land, into thy hand; and thou shalt do unto him as thou didst unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon.

The first thing we learn is to not fear what we are going to face. If God is doing the fighting for us, then we should not fear what lies ahead, which is judgment.

1Jn 4:17 Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.
1Jn 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

I am learning daily to cast out fear and the torment that comes with fear. When I am fearful about a situation which God has presented to me, it is because I am being shown that I do not trust God. Each battle is a battle because there is a foe - an Og, or a Shion - a part of my old man which is resisting. I am resisting the situation because I do not have control over it, and I WANT TO CONTROL it so that I can have it turn out the way I want. The way I feel is best for me, the flesh. Then I color it up and religiously call it 'holy'.

To see everyone the same and to see everyone living out the plan of God for them, knowingly or unknowingly to them, is to have perfect love. To see that plan and not try to get in there and fix "their problem", to leave them to their own judgment of God and not save them from their trials, is to have perfect love. To see them go through these things and not judge them is to have perfect love.

Rev 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

This is a great trial for me. It takes the power of God within me to stop me from intervening in their lives, to save them from their trials. It is hard for me to remember how my deep was broken up, how I, too, was in darkness and confusion and then not try and save others from that same trial.

Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Gen 1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

Gen 7:11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Gen 7:12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

These are painful times when our deep is broken up. These are times of great sorrow and pain until the first light comes. However, this is the battle we are facing - the tearing out of all that we thought was ours.

Deu 3:3 So the LORD our God delivered into our hands Og also, the king of Bashan, and all his people: and we smote him until none was left to him remaining.
Deu 3:4 And we took all his cities at that time, there was not a city which we took not from them, threescore cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
Deu 3:5 All these cities were fenced with high walls, gates, and bars; beside unwalled towns a great many.
Deu 3:6 And we utterly destroyed them, as we did unto Sihon king of Heshbon, utterly destroying the men, women, and children, of every city.

We must remember that all these places that are being destroyed are inward. All the towns and cities, walled and unwalled, are just telling us ahead of time how hard the battles will be. The inward battle of tearing down the WALLED city of Hell was a tremedous battle for me. I accepted it right away, but it has taken years for the walls to be broken down by God and the doctrine/city in me to be defeated. Another walled city is the trinity. This city wall is so tall that to defeat the inhabitants, one must battle for years. This is a battle that will be in our lands for years, because to even whisper that the trinty is not true is to bring on instantaneous ridicule. They will instantly say, "You are a cult if you do not believe in the trinity, even the heathens believe that." This doctrine is the golden cow of all the christiandom world. So these battles go on and on and on until God has defeated all the cities and towns and all their people within us. Then we are grown to the point where we can feed off the carcass of our old man, which is taking the cattle and spoil for ourselves.

Deu 3:7 But all the cattle, and the spoil of the cities, we took for a prey to ourselves.

Mat 24:28 For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.

This same principle is brought out inwardly in the story of Abraham. It shows us how we must be sacrificed by being enslaved to our flesh before we are released by God. We are also shown that the sacrifice is burnt in the night, and then the covenant is made. However, it all starts off with "fear not".

Gen 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
Gen 15:2 And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?

How many times I have prayed this prayer to God! "You say that I am yours, yet I have nothing to show for it. What can I show to others that I am yours, what child do I have to show that the LORD has blessed me?" What I really want is validation that I am who He says I am - SHOW ME. I would rather wallow in the mire with the pigs than stand on God's promises and confess to all that I am the Elect of God, chosen out of the called to be The Body of Christ, the Christ of Christ.

Struggling every day is not how I see my higher calling. No, the flesh has me pictured walking through crowds as they gasp for air at the radiance of sun light that beams from my very presence, not groveling and begging with Lazarus, being comforted by dogs. This is who we are. We are the despised of the world, the lowest of the low, the least of all. It is asked concerning us, "Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth?"

Joh 1:46 And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see.

Gen 15:3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.
Gen 15:4 And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.

This is not your heir. This idea of you creating your own fruit, bringing about the promises, is not the heir. The heir must first be sacrificed and enslaved before he will inherit all that he can see. All of humanity must be sacrificed and enslaved before they are freed from the bondage of sin, which was their taskmaster, and then freed from death.

Gen 15:5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.
Gen 15:6 And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
Gen 15:7 And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.
Gen 15:8 And he said, Lord GOD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?

It says in verse six above that Abram believed, and it was counted to him for righteousness, but then in verse eight Abram asks for a sign that what God said was true, "Whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?" Why? If, as Babylon teaches, this faith was ABRAM'S FAITH SEEN AS RIGHTEOUSNESS, why would he need a sign? Because the faith he had was not his, BUT IT WAS COUNTED TO HIM, IMPUTED TO HIM FROM GOD, so that he could be righteous.

This false doctrine of man having a faith independently and separately from God, which he musters up of his own freewill, is a lie from the many lies of Satan to make us believe WE ARE gods. Whatever we have, we have from God, and nothing is of ourselves - NOTHING. Let's read the verse again. Below is how the verse should read and takes away doubt of Whose faith it was. The American standard was the closest to the truth out of all of them that I saw, but below is what the verse is saying.

"And Abram believed in The LORD, because The LORD had imputed this belief to Abram for righteousness".

Gen 15:6 And he believed in Jehovah; and he reckoned it to him for righteousness. ASV

A confirming verse is;

Eph 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

We have no innate faith, only what is given to us by God.

Gen 15:9 And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.
Gen 15:10 And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not.

There are five offerings here, which typically is the number of chastening grace. Every offering is listed from the greatest sacrifice He has us make to the smallest sacrifice He has us make. Then the first three are cut in two, making 6, plus the turtle dove and young pigeon equals 8, the number of the new man. These are the steps of the internal war against Og, the old man. He has us suffer loss of the greatest sacrifices down to the smallest. Giving up our religous doctrines was a great sacrifice God has us give up in the battle against Og. But what about the small sacrifices such as not watching things on TV that you know aren't right? Sometimes these small sacrifices are the greatest, and that's why in this story of Abram the sacrifices are all put together as one. Once the first sacrifice is made the rest must go with it.

Gen 15:11 And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.

The fowls coming down on the carcasses shows when we feed on what has been sacrificed, (Mat 24:28) like the priests in the temple (Lev 7:15). In the positive sense, Abram is keeping the unclean from the sacrifices God has commanded, which equate to the unclean doctrines feeding on the sacrifices of God.

Gen 15:12 And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.

When the Sun of Righteousness goes down in us, there is a time of "great darkness" within us. It is during these times that we are sold into bondage for the glory of being released from this darkness through the power of God. The Israelites/us did not cause the famine in the land that drove them to Egypt (the World) for food. God did it. The Israelites/us did not cause the plagues in the doctrines of the world that freed us from Egypt/the world. God did it. There is great darkness in each of our own Egypts; darkness that keeps us in bondage until we are released by the plagues from God. 400 years represents the total destruction of our flesh. 4 x 10 = 40 the whole of us seeing who we are in the wilderness experience until the total destruction of the flesh, 40 x 10 = 400, when we are brought out of the wilderness to possess the promised land.

Gen 15:13 And he (the LORD) said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
Gen 15:14 And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.

We are strangers in our own bodies before we even know who we are. We knowingly, uncontrollably at that, are serving the flesh, the world, Egypt and cannot stop. We think we have control yet we cannot stop what we do, and then we are driven into false doctrines to enslave us even more into thinking we have control. We are the seed of which these verses are speaking, and we begin to conquer these doctrines of the world in the battles against Shion and Og. After we are judged 400 years we BEGIN to come out of these doctrines by the spirit of God. He, Who sold us into bondage, then begins to turn it all around and give us victory over our flesh/Egypt/Og. We then begin to possess the promised land BEFORE we cross the Jordan and defeat these first two kings of our flesh who think they are self-willed and free from all; masters of their own future. It is here, in verse 16, that this prophesy is being fulfilled;

Gen 15:15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.
Gen 15:16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.

We have not been shown the fullness of what we are, which is the "the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full", until we are brought out of Egypt/Babylon. Shion and Og are the Amorites in us which must grow to their fullness before The LORD will have us defeat them. It is not the world 'out there' that needs to be fixed. It is not the world 'out there' that is judged at this time. It is the iniquity of the Amorite fullness in us that must come to its full entity before we are judged. We are our own enemy, we are the children of the Devil, we are what must be defeated. We are Og - the round, gyrating person who revolves around himself - until we are crushed to powder and put into the fire, where we are made into the meal offering.

Gen 15:17 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.
Gen 15:18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

After the fire, the Burning Lamp (Christ) passes between us. The LORD then opens our eyes to the covenant He has made with us. It is here He begins to show us that the land is ours, and we are predestined to possess the promised land.

Eph 2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Christ is the promised land, we are His workmanship that was created to possess this promised land, which is a good work, and which we were predestined to walk in this promised land of the goodness of Christ. The defeating of Og is the good work of Christ in which He predestined we should walk, and having known that, there should be no fear. We will rule over all these things in our land as The LORD shows us what needs to be defeated. We will conquer all these cities and kings within us for the SOLE purpose of teaching us WAR, so that we will be ready to do the same thing that was done within ourselves for the whole world when the shout is heard from the sky. The Christ will then be resurrected as One Body and be sent into the world to gather the tares for burning in bundles - just like what is going on inside us today.

1Th 4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
1Th 4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

Mat 13:30 Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
Mat 13:38 The field is the world (the world inside us first); the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one (the tares which are inside us first, then the tares of the rest of the literal world);
Mat 13:39 The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels (the Elect are the Angels/Messengers that have already in a twinkling of an eye been changed into spiritual bodies).
Mat 13:40 As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world. (the same process that took place in us will take place outwardly, look at the highlighted words, "as therefore" it took place in you, it will take place in them.)
Mat 13:41 The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;
Mat 13:42 And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

As we were sold into bondage, gathered out of Egypt, crossed the Red sea, taken to the wilderness, and are now possessing the promised land by defeating Shion and Og, the old man in us, so every human who has ever lived will go through this same process in the lake of fire.

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