Your Heavenly Place of Ministry
& Authority On Earth
Last month we studied the lead up to man being created in God’s likeness and image. We saw the fall of satan and we began to understand the original commissioning words that contained the creative force of faith that made man who he was to be.
Now, let’s pick up again from the restorative, light infused words in Genesis 1:3;
Genesis 1:3 (NKJV) Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.
In an explosion of power, of God’s own person, Light surged through everything, and His word separated the light from the darkness. In physics it is understood that while light is a substance, darkness in the lack of light. I get a thrill every time I envision that moment!
The making of man was also through the very Words of God. The Words of creative authority. We could say that the creating was in the saying and verses 26-31 of Genesis chapter 1, are no exception. Man was sown, conceived, and birthed by God in the Spirit with Words, and placed into a physical body made of earth so that man could have a legal vessel of his own to walk in.
So once again lets look at the authority words that formed man;
Genesis 1:26-31 (NKJV) Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” 27 So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 28 Then God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” 29 And God said, “See, I have given you every herb that yields seed which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit yields seed; to you it shall be for food. 30 Also, to every beast of the earth, to every bird of the air, and to everything that creeps on the earth, in which there is life, I have given every green herb for food”; and it was so. 31 Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good. So the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
Now we need to zoom in on an important detail. Read with me again Genesis 1:28 in the King James Version;
Verse 28 in the King James reveals the word and command to “…replenish the earth…”
Genesis 1:28 (KJV) And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
Adam is now, made, authorized and functions as the first “son of God”. Does that statement sound far fetched? Well read it for yourself in the Gospel of Luke.
Luke 3:23 (NKJV) Now Jesus Himself began His ministry at about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, the son of Heli,
For space sake here we will skip forward to verse 37;
Luke 3:37-38 (NKJV) the son of Methuselah, the son of Enoch, the son of Jared, the son of Mahalalel, the son of Cainan, 38 the son of Enosh, the son of Seth, the son of Adam, the son of God.
Literally “Adam of God” WOW! Now let’s look at how God wanted Adam of God to walk out this authority.
Genesis 2:15-20 (NKJV) Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, “Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat; 17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.” 18 And the LORD God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.” 19 Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to Adam to see what he would call them. And whatever Adam called each living creature, that was its name. 20 So Adam gave names to all cattle, to the birds of the air, and to every beast of the field. But for Adam there was not found a helper comparable to him.
“…to tend and keep it.” –Strongs renders this – to “work” lit. to compel. “to keep” lit. to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc
Basically Adam was supposed to compel the ground to produce and he was authorized to protect it. Verses 19-20 show us Adam being commissioned to use the authority of words in the image of God, to name or declare what the animals would be called. God “brought” the animals to Adam, but the Hebrew indicates that they were carried, like in a trance.
The animals were living, breathing beings but not yet finished without Adams word. God carried them to Adam so that he could exercise his creative words also and learn to walk out this ability to function like God. “…And whatever Adam called each living creature, that was its name.”
The Hebrew word for “called” is literally “called forth, preach”!
This delegation of God’s own image into his son Adam was the original outworking of man’s authority on the earth. Why didn’t God do it? Why didn’t He name the animals personally? Well that’s simple, He had finished everything He was going to do.
Genesis 2:1-3 (NKJV) Thus the heavens and the earth, and all the host of them, were finished. 2 And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. 3 Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made.
The Father had finished and had rested. Now that He had made man and authorized him to sovereignly rule the earth, God’s work was finished. Everything else that would happened had already been authorized by God in His Word over Man. Remember, the creating is in the saying!
Now, we’re going to go to the Words of Jesus as He teaches us the application of this for us today.
Mark 4:11-14 (NKJV) And He said to them, “To you it has been given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but to those who are outside, all things come in parables, 12 so that ‘SEEING THEY MAY SEE AND NOT PERCEIVE, AND HEARING THEY MAY HEAR AND NOT UNDERSTAND; LEST THEY SHOULD TURN, AND THEIR SINS BE FORGIVEN THEM.’ ” 13 And He said to them, “Do you not understand this parable? How then will you understand all the parables? 14 The sower sows the word.
Luke 8:11 (NKJV) “Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
Words are seeds!
Galatians 6:7-8 (NKJV) Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. 8 For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.
The functionality of man in God’s image has not changed. It is still words, whether they come by a born again believer or someone still in spiritual death. Words are seeds. The very process of being born again shows this in action.
Romans 10:9-10 (NKJV) that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
And again the Words of Jesus;
Mark 11:23 (NKJV) For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says.
I’m telling you, this is powerful stuff! Mankind (Godkind) was made with creative words to operate by creative words.
Both in Genesis 1:1 and in Genesis 1:28 is the mystery and the key of the creative Word of God in all of creation and invested into man. This mystery manifest in the flesh as Jesus. Oh I was wanting to get there in this MinistrEmail, but it will have to wait until next month, which will fit nicely, Immanuel.
As you sow your seed into this ministry, do so with the seed words below.
I BELIEVE THAT THIS IS THE GREAT YEAR FOR WHAT EVER I NEED IT TO BE. I BELIEVE GOD AND HIS WORD, AND I BELIEVE THAT THERE IS A GREAT BREAKING LOOSE OF EVERYTHING I NEED TO FULFILL MY DESTINY IN GOD. I BELIEVE THAT GOD WILL CAUSE THINGS I HAVE BELIEVED FOR TO SUDDENLY MANIFEST AS I FAITHFULLY STAND IN FAITH. IM GOING BACK TO THE COVENANTS OF GOD. IM GOING BACK TO THE WORSHIP AND PRAISE OF GOD AND THE POWER TO HEAL.
I DECLARE THIS YEAR ‘THE GREAT YEAR’ CONCERNING……….
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