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1 Memorial Day Weekend Conference in Fountain Valley May 22-24, 2015 The Father is Seeking for the True Worshipers I. The Father is seeking for the true worshipers who worship Him in spirit and reality (John 4:23-24; Deut. 12:5-8; 1 Pet. 2:5) A. Worship is unto the Father (John 4:23-24) 1. The way of the old covenant (Deut. 12:1-8) 2. The way of the new covenant (1 Pet. 2:5) B. In Spirit 1. Born of the Spirit of God in their human spirit (John 3:5-6; 1:12-13) 2. Man s human spirit made alive (1 Thess. 5:23; Zech. 12:1; Eph. 2:1-5) 3. A true Jew (Gal. 4:28-29; Rom. 2:28-29) a. Not outwardly in the flesh nor of the letter b. But inwardly in the heart and in spirit c. Who worship God in spirit, rejoice in Jesus Christ and have no confidence in the flesh (Phil. 3:3) Whose praise (or approval) is not from men but from God (Rom. 2:29) 4. Living and walking in spirit (Gal. 5:16, 25; Rom. 8:1, 4-5, 12-14) C. In reality Christ is the reality of all things (Col. 2:17) 1. Greek word ἀληθείᾳ (alétheia) means not merely truth as spoken, but reality 2. Jesus Christ the spiritual reality of all the truths in the Bible (John 14:1-6) a. All positive things recorded in the Scriptures are a shadow of things to come, but the substance is of Christ (Col. 2:16-17) b. The way is the true way of worshiping the Father c. The truth is Christ as the reality of all the offerings d. The life is the Spirit (John 6:63)

2 e. The Anointing teaches us all things (1 John 2:27; John 14:26) f. The Spirit transforms us into His image (2 Cor. 3:17) II. The Father s chosen place His holy temple (Deut. 12:5) A. Jerusalem the unique place chosen by the Lord God among the 12 tribes (Deut. 12:5, 11, 14, 18, 21, 26; 14:23, 24-25; 15:19-20; 16:6-7, 11, 15-16) B. The church today is the heavenly Jerusalem (Gal. 4:25-26; Heb. 11:10, 16; 12:22) C. Not according to man s choice 1. No one should do what is right in his own eyes (Deut. 12:8) 2. Not according to the ways of the nations (Deut. 12:2-4) a. Having different places of worship upon the high mountains and hills and under every leafy tree b. Each having his own altar with pillars c. Each building his own shrine d. Having the carved images of their gods (idols) e. Designating names of their places of worship f. God s people must destroy all the above ways of worship 3. What we think is right, may not be what God wants (Matt. 7:21-23) 4. Seek the place where the LORD your God chooses, out of all your tribes, to put His name for His dwelling place; and there you shall go (Deut. 12:5) The church today is the heavenly Jerusalem (Heb. 12:22-23; 11:10; 1 Pet. 2:4-7) D. The reality of the house of the living God, the spiritual temple, God s dwelling place (1 Tim. 3:15-16; Eph. 2:21-22; 1 Cor. 6:19-20) 1. Growing up into Christ, as the Head, over His church (Eph. 4:13; 2:21-22) 2. Keeping to the true oneness in the Spirit (Eph. 4:3-6) - 2 -

3 III. To offer up Christ as the spiritual sacrifices to the Father (1 Pet. 2:5) A. Christ the reality of all the offerings in Leviticus chapters 1-7 (Heb. 10:5-10) 1. The burnt offering Christ the One in Whom God is well pleased (Matt. 3:17; 17:5; 12:18; 2 Pet. 1:17) a. Coming only to do God s will (John 4:34; 5:19, 30, 36; 6:38; Heb. 10:5-10) b. Living a life that is absolutely one with the Father (John 10:30, 37-38) c. Being obedient even unto the death on the cross (Matt. 26:39; John 18:11; Phil. 2:5-8) d. Being exalted by God (Phil. 2:9-11) 2. The meal offering a. The pure and perfect humanity of Jesus (John 6:31-35, 48-51, 53-58; 12:24; Matt. 26:26) b. Prepared with oil and frankincense (Matt. 1:20; John 3:34; 1:4; 5:21; 11:25-26; Rom. 8:11) i. Fully mingled with the Holy Spirit ii. With the power of resurrection swallowing up death c. Seasoned with salt (v. 13; John 1:16; 14:9) manifesting and declaring the Father d. No leaven or honey (v.11; Matt. 16:6, 12; Luke 12:1b; Mk. 8:15; 1 Cor. 5:6-8; Gal. 5:9) e. Having passed through all kinds of sufferings 3. The peace offering Christ our peace with God and man (Eph. 2:14-22; 2 Thess. 3:16) 4. The sin offering (Eph. 5:2; John 1:29, 36; 2 Cor. 5:21) a. The I, the old man, has been crucified with Christ No longer I who live, but Christ lives in me (Gal. 2:20; 5:24) b. Setting us free from the law and dominion of sin and death by the law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus (Rom. 8:2; 6:9-14; Heb. 2:14-15) - 3 -

4 5. The trespass offering The forgiveness and cleansing of all our sins by the precious blood of Jesus Christ resulting in sanctification and righteousness (1 John 1:7-9) B. Being the holy priesthood (1 Pet. 2:5) 1. Pursuing holiness (1 Pet. 1:16; Heb. 12:14) 2. Being a people living Christ (Phil. 1:21a), gaining Him (Phil. 3:8) and pursuing Him (Phil. 3:10-15) C. Only in Jerusalem Take heed to yourself that you do not offer your burnt offerings in every place that you see but in the place which the LORD chooses (Deut. 12:13-14; 15:19-20) D. Brought to the appointed time the feast the Lord s Table meeting (Exod. 23:14-17; 34:23; Deut. 16:16-17) E. All the males (spiritually strong) should appear before the Lord (Exod. 23:17; 34:23) F. None shall come empty handed (Exod. 23:15; 34:20; Deut. 16:16) G. The offerings are God s food or bread for God s enjoyment (Lev. 3:11, 21:6, 8, 17, 21-23; Num. 28:2) H. They are also for the people to eat and enjoy together in Jerusalem (Deut. 12:7, 12) IV. Keep the feasts prepared by God for our enjoyment (Exod. 23:14-17; Deut. 12:7; Lev. 23:4-44) A. Christ as the reality of the feasts in Leviticus 23 (Col. 2:16-17) B. The First Four Feasts Accomplished by the Lord in His First Coming from His Incarnation to His Ascension 1. The Feast of the Passover (Exod. 12:1-14; 1 Cor. 5:7; John 1:29; Gal. 1:4) 2. The Feast of the Unleavened Bread (Exod. 12:15-20; Lev. 2; John 6: 48-51, 63, 68; 1 Cor. 5:6-8) 3. The Feast of the Firstfruits (Lev. 23:10-14; 1 Cor. 15:13-19, 20-23; Col. 1:18; Rev. 1:5, 18; Rom. 8:29) - 4 -

5 4. The Feast of Weeks (Lev. 23:15-22; Luke 24:49; Acts 1:4-5, 8; 2:1-4a, 14, 41-47; Acts 10:30-34, 44-48; John 14:16-17, 26; 16:7-8, 13) C. The Last Three Feasts Will be Accomplished at the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ (Exo. 23:16; 34:22) 1. The Feast of the Trumpet (Lev. 23:23-25; Num. 10:10; Ps. 81:3; Rev. 18:4) 2. The Day of Atonement (Lev. 23:26-32; 2 Cor. 5:18-21; Matt. 16:24) 3. The Feast of the Tabernacle Reminding the people that after God led them out of Egypt, they dwelt in booths in the wilderness for 40 years (Lev. 23:43; Heb. 11:8-10, 13-16, 24-27, 1 Pet. 2:11; 2 Cor. 4:16-18; 1 John 2:15-17; John 17:14-18) D. None shall come empty-handed (Exod. 23:15; 34:20; Deut. 16:16; Mal. 3:8-10) V. Christ the Inheritance (Lot) of the Saints in the Light (Acts 26:18; Eph. 1:11-14; 3:8; Gal. 3:29; Col. 1:12-13; Num. 34:2, 17-18, 29; 18:20; 34:2) A. The good land an allusion to Christ as the rich and vast inheritance of the saints (Gen. 15:7; Exod. 3:8a; Deut. 8:7-10; Lev. 20:24; Num. 26:53-56; Eph. 3:8, 14-19; Col. 2:2-3, 7-10, 16-17) B. The church God s garden, farm and vineyard (Gen. 2:4-6, 8-10, 15; Song 4:12-16; 5:1; 6:2, Isa. 5:1-5; Matt. 20:1; 21:33; John 15:1-2; 1 Cor. 3:9a) 1. Being a diligent hardworking farmer (Prov. 24:30-34; 2 Tim. 2:6a) 2. The heart of the saints the good ground for the seed of the kingdom (Matt. 13:18-23) C. Laboring on Christ as the good land 1. The example of Paul to live Christ in Philippians (3:17-19; 4:9) 2. The encouragement Peter to the saints (2 Pet. 1:11-13) - 5 -

6 3. The testimony of John in his epistles (1:5-10; 2:1-6, 20, 27) VI. The purpose and goal of laboring on the good land A. To prepare Christ as the different spiritual offerings required by God (Deut. 12:11-15, 17-18, 21; 14:24-26; John 4:23-24, 1 Pet. 2:5) 1. The firstfruits 2. The first born of all the cattle 3. The tithes 4. To be brought to Jerusalem for the worship of the Father at the appointed time of the feasts B. For the nourishment of the saints (Deut. 12:15) 1. To grow and to mature in life (1 Cor. 3:1-2; Eph. 4:13-16) 2. To become the firstfruits for God s enjoyment (Rev. 14:1-5) C. Ripening of the believers to be harvested as firstfruits to God at the second coming of Christ (Rev. 14:1-5) D. To qualify the saints to rule with Christ in the millennial kingdom (Rev. 1:5-6; 2:26-28; 3:20-21; 12:5; 20:4, 6; 22:5) - 6 -

7 Old Covenant New Covenant Whom God the Father (John 4:23-24) Where The earthly Jerusalem (Deut. 12:5; Psalm 132:13) The Church the heavenly Jerusalem (Heb. 12:22-23) What When How Why The Result Offerings of animal sacrifices (Lev. 1-7) The feasts 3 times a year (Deut. 16:16-17) Labor on the good land (Deut. 8:7-10) Bring the firstfruits of the land, the firstborn of the cattle and the tithes as worship to the Father for His enjoyment and satisfaction (Deut. 12:6) Christ as the spirituals sacrifices (Heb. 10:5-10) The Lord s Table (1 Cor. 5:7-8) Labor on Christ as our inheritance (Col. 1:12; 2:6) Bring the best experiences of Christ as the reality of the offerings as worship to the Father for His enjoyment and satisfaction (1 Pet. 2:5) We ourselves will mature and become the firstfruits for the Father and the Lamb to enjoy (Rev. 14:4) - 7 -

8 Conference Schedule Friday: Meeting 1 Saturday: Meeting 2 Break Meeting 3 Meeting 4 Sunday: Meeting 5 Break Meeting 6 Lunch Lord s Table Meeting 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 9:30 am 10:45 am 10:45 am 11:00 am 11:00 am 12:15 pm 7:30 pm 9:00 pm 9:30 am 10:45 am 10:45 am 11:00 am 11:00 am 12:15 pm 12:15 pm 7:00 pm 9:00 pm - 8 -

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