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Hi R____,

I have never gotten so much out of that story!  Thanks once again for sharing with me the treasures God bestows on you. I am so grateful for every little nugget of His Truth.
I looked up the name ‘Eutychus,’ and it is defined as “well fated,” as if to be a type of God’s predestined elect.
Isn’t it interesting how all the negative parts of God’s Word all apply to His elect? The lost sheep, the prodigal son, the woman caught in adultery, the men who killed the son of the Lord of the vineyard and a young man named Eutychus who could not stay awake to hear God’s Words.
My prayers are with both of you.
A little revelation I have been given is the relationship between the body of Christ, and the kingdom of God. They are, of course, one and the same. The “kingdom within” is also “the spirit of God dwelling [ within] you.”

1Co 3:16  Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
1Co 3:17  If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

So ‘the kingdom of God… the spirit of God… the temple of God, and the Son of God, are all within us and are all one and the same spiritual message.
The flip side to that message is the dark side of that cloud which was with Israel at the Red Sea. What this reveals is that before “the kingdom of God is within us,” we are all in the darkness of Egypt. In other words all the negative things of scripture are also within. At the Red Sea, Egypt was in the dark, but who created that darkness? Satan cannot create anything. Satan is not a creator, he is a created being who was not chosen as the channel of God’s creation. Christ, of course is that channel. So while it is not scriptural to say that there is darkness within Christ, it is scriptural to say that He creates both darkness and light.

Isa 45:7  I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.
Psa 139:12  Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.

I won’t go on with what I know you already realize. That is all just to say, what you have said, ‘We are Eutychus, being raised up out of death into the glorious light of the kingdom of God, now able to properly break bread with the Christ of Christ.

Thanks again. See you soon, Lord willing.
Your brother in Christ,

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