by Titika Schmidt
The apostle looked up. Heaven opened. He saw the Holy Spirit come down to him as a dove. He heard the Father say to him: ‘my beloved son!’ He was filled by the presence and the very being of the eternal Father. The last Adam was absorbed by the spirit of God’s being. He was no ordinary man, this apostle. The Father came down in him and was ready to manifest Himself through this apostle, His son.
Jesus stepped out of the river Jordan and proceeded to a barren land. His mission was beginning; he was certain of it. He already knew that he was to be the last Adam. He knew that it was his purpose to retrieve what the first Adam had lost.
He was alone. He wanted to be alone so that he could enjoy undisturbed the fellowship with the Holy Spirit. He wanted to absorb the Father’s presence.
‘Oh, dear father, Abba, dad how I’ve missed you!’
He searched deep, deeper, within his spirit. He knew what his position had been before he was born into this human body. In his spirit, he saw the throne he had left behind when he entered this earth. He saw the throne he would inhabit when he finished his mission.
‘… the mission … Abba, daddy, I want to persevere; your will is mine … I am predestined to die, yet I will go where I will be crucified. I am not afraid to fulfil your will. You are within me.’ Read the rest of this entry »