DEFINING and EXPLAINING the FOUR SPIRITUAL PROCESSES of JUSTIFICATION, SANCTIFICATION, GLORIFICATION, and CONDEMNATION

We now come to the very inner workings of the parables (1) – the spiritual processes of justification, sanctification, eternal glorification, and eternal condemnation. (2)
(1) I will open my mouth in a parable (in instruction by numerous examples); I will utter dark sayings of old [that hide important truth] — [Matthew 13:34, 35.]       (Psalms 78:2) AMP
(2) For those whom He foreknew [of whom He was aware and loved beforehand], He also destined from the beginning [foreordaining them] to be molded into the image of His Son [and share inwardly His likeness], that He might become the firstborn among many brethren. And those whom He thus foreordained, He also called; and those whom He called, He also justified (acquitted, made righteous, putting them into right standing with Himself). And those whom He justified, He also {eternally} glorified [raising them to a heavenly dignity and condition or state of being]. (Romans 8:29-30) AMP
(2a) But now having been freed from sin and enslaved to God, you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life. (Romans 8:29-30) NASU
(2b) Do not marvel at this; for the hour is coming in which all who are in the graves will hear His voice and come forth — those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of {eternal} condemnation.                         (John 5:28-29) NKJV

I will start with the initial spiritual process of Justification:
Justification is defined as the process of the repentant sinful man being convicted of sin, righteousness, and judgment by God the Holy Spirit and is instantly redeemed and made holy and righteous by the true loving God. This process of justification is brought to fruition by God’s Grace and one’s faith (3) to believe in the Name of our Savior Jesus Christ. (4) The new convert/Saint is a Believer and has accepted Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. (5)
<"salvation-letterpress-word-written-vintage-type-image44065382">(3) For it is by free grace (God’s unmerited favor) that you are saved (delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ’s salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God; Not because of works [not the fulfillment of the Law’s demands], lest any man should boast. [It is not the result of what anyone can possibly do, so no one can pride himself in it or take glory to himself.] (Ephesians 2:8-9) AMP
(4) And there is salvation in and through no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by and in which we must be saved.   (Acts 4:12) AMP
(5) Therefore, since we are now justified (acquitted, made righteous, and brought into right relationship with God) by Christ’s blood, how much more [certain is it that] we shall be saved by Him from the indignation and wrath of God. (Romans 5:9) AMP
(5a) But it is from Him that you have your life in Christ Jesus, Whom God made our Wisdom from God, [revealed to us a knowledge of the divine plan of salvation previously hidden, manifesting itself as] our Righteousness [thus making us upright and putting us in right standing with God], and our Consecration [making us pure and holy], and our Redemption [providing our ransom from eternal penalty for sin]. (1 Corinthians 1:30) AMP
The sanctification process instantly follows justification and is the life long process of the Believer involved in God’s grace whereby he/she is set apart from sin (6) and the kingdom of the world and commits to worship and serving God in His holiness and righteousness in the kingdom of God/heaven here on earth in Christ’s Bride Church. I must make a clarification here. If a new convert/Believer dies shortly after their conversion – a death bed conversion – meaning they did not have any time to establish any works for God during their process of sanctification, they are saved! (7) The Holy Spirit’s goal during sanctification is to perfect the Believer to a true and mature faith in Jesus Christ not only as their personal Savior but as their Lord God and Master leading them to worship and serve God in spirit and truth as a True Believer. (8)
(6) For by the death He {Jesus Christ} died, He died to sin [ending His relation to it] once for all; and the life that He lives, He is living to God [in unbroken fellowship with Him].  Even so consider yourselves also dead to sin and your relation to it broken, but alive to God [living in unbroken fellowship with Him] in Christ Jesus. (Romans 6:10-11) AMP
(7) For everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord [invoking Him as Lord] will be saved. [Joel 2:32.] (Romans 10:13) AMP
<"sanctify-letterpress-word-written-vintage-type-image44065395">(8) For by one offering He has perfected for all time those who are sanctified.   (Hebrews 10:14) NASU
(8a) A time will come, however, indeed it is already here, when the true (genuine) worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth (reality); for the Father is seeking just such people as these as His worshipers. God is a Spirit (a spiritual Being) and those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth (reality). (John 4:23-24) AMP
(8b) For we are God’s [own] handiwork (His workmanship), recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works which God predestined (planned beforehand) for us [taking paths which He prepared ahead of time], that we should walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us to live]. (Ephesians 2:10) AMP
Eternal glorification is the end and eternal result of one’s life long sanctification process as a True Believer. As we partook of the Divine Nature of God in our justification process, (9) we will now also partake of God’s Glory in our eternal glorification. (10)
(9) By means of these He has bestowed on us His precious and exceedingly great promises, so that through them you may escape [by flight] from the moral decay (rottenness and corruption) that is in the world because of covetousness (lust and greed), and become sharers (partakers) of the divine nature. (2 Peter 1:4) AMP
(10) Thus may the name of our Lord Jesus Christ be glorified and become more glorious through and in you, and may you [also be glorified] in Him according to the grace (favor and blessing) of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed one). (2 Thessalonians 1:12) AMP
(10a) And all of us, as with unveiled face, [because we] continued to behold [in the Word of God] as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are constantly being transfigured into His very own image in ever increasing splendor and from one degree of glory to another; [for this comes] from the Lord [Who is] the Spirit. (2 Corinthians 3:18) AMP
(10b) So it is with the resurrection of the dead. [The body] that is sown is perishable and decays, but [the body] that is resurrected is imperishable (immune to decay, immortal). [Dan 12:3.] 43 It is sown in dishonor and humiliation; it is raised in honor and glory. It is sown in infirmity and weakness; it is resurrected in strength and endued with power. (1 Corinthians 15:42-43) AMP
(10c) For our light, momentary affliction (this slight distress of the passing hour) is ever more and more abundantly preparing and producing and achieving for us an everlasting weight of glory [beyond all measure, excessively surpassing all comparisons and all calculations, a vast and transcendent glory and blessedness never to cease!], (2 Corinthians 4:17) AMP
Eternal Condemnation results when one blasphemes – denies and thwarts the leading of God the Holy Spirit in their lives to bring them to become a Born Again adopted Child of God through their faith in the blood and Name of Jesus Christ. (11) Christ’s judgment and condemnation of the individual unrepented apostate Make Believer and the unrepented Unbeliever will result in those individuals being eternally separated from God in Hell. (12)
(11) [Remember] that you were at that time separated (living apart) from Christ [excluded from all part in Him], utterly estranged and outlawed from the rights of Israel as a nation, and strangers with no share in the sacred compacts of the [Messianic] promise [with no knowledge of or right in God’s agreements, His covenants]. And you had no hope (no promise); you were in the world without God. But now in Christ Jesus, you who once were [so] far away, through (by, in) the blood of Christ have been brought near. For He is [Himself] our peace (our bond of unity and harmony). He has made us both [Jew and Gentile] one [body], and has broken down (destroyed, abolished) the hostile dividing wall between us, (Ephesians 2:12-14) AMP
(11a) But these {scriptures} are written (recorded) in order that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ (the Anointed One), the Son of God, and that through believing and cleaving to and trusting and relying upon Him you may have life through (in) His name [through Who He is].  [Ps 2:7,12.] (John 20:31) AMP
(12) The Unpardonable Sin. (Matt 12:31, 32; Luke 12:10) “Assuredly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they may utter; but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is subject to eternal condemnation.” (Mark 3:28-29) NKJV
(12a) Therefore I tell you, every sin and blasphemy (every evil, abusive, injurious speaking, or indignity against sacred things) can be forgiven men, but blasphemy against the [Holy] Spirit shall not and cannot be forgiven. And whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Spirit, the Holy one, will not be forgiven, either in this world and age or in the world and age to come. (Matthew 12:31-32) AMP
(12b) And everyone who makes a statement or speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit [that is, whoever intentionally comes short of the reverence due the Holy Spirit], it will not be forgiven him [for him there is no forgiveness]. (Luke 12:10) AMP

Let’s look at the kingdom of God/heaven the parables reveal. Just where is this kingdom at? Is it with God in the third heaven? Or in the heavens between the earth and the third heaven? Or is it here on earth? Is it a physical kingdom or a spiritual kingdom? Is it a kingdom presently at hand or is it still yet to come? Jesus told the Pharisees that, “The kingdom of God/heaven does not come with signs to be observed or with visible display, Nor will people say, Look! Here [it is]! or, See, [it is] there! For behold, the kingdom of God is within you [in your hearts] and among you [surrounding you].” (Luke 17:20-21) AMP Jesus stated the kingdom of God/heaven was a spiritual kingdom here on earth and it arrived with Him when He explained how this happened, “But if I drive out the demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has [already] come upon you. (Luke 11:20) AMP

Jesus also shared, “For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst.” (Matthew 18:20) NASU The kingdom of God/heaven is a spiritual supernatural kingdom that is present on earth in Jesus Christ’s Bride Church but is still yet to come in the future as will be revealed in the Parable of the Talents and Parable of the Minas.

To sum this up, I believe that because the kingdom of God came with Jesus and He lives within each Saint via God the Holy Spirit and when two or more gather in His Name as His Body, then the spiritual supernatural kingdom of God/heaven is with us and among us – His Bride Church.

How am I able to reveal the mysteries and secrets of the parables? I am a Bible teacher and Jesus said about us, “Therefore every teacher of the law who has been instructed about the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his storeroom new treasures as well as old.” (Matthew 13:52) NIV I believe these new treasures to be the revealing of the eternal Message of the Gospel of salvation and its processes of justification, sanctification, eternal glorification, and eternal condemnation as revealed through properly interpolating Jesus’ parables.

Before we continue to interpolate Christ’s parables, I ask you to pray for God the Holy Spirit to give you the sound mind of Jesus Christ for the proper spiritual supernatural interpolation to these parables. (13) Properly spiritually interpolated parables will reveal and be fulfilled in your spiritual heart and mindset. Jesus said to His disciples, “But blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are your eyes because they do see, and your ears because they do hear.” (Matthew 13:16) AMP
(13) For “who has known the mind of the Lord  that he may instruct Him?”  But we have the mind of Christ. (1 Corinthians 2:16) NKJV

The mysterious eternal truths and hidden secrets of the kingdom of God/heaven has to do with each Saint’s compliance with the spiritual supernatural kingdom of God Biblical Christian Worldview. Jesus also stated, “For whoever has [spiritual knowledge], to him will more be given and he will be furnished richly so that he will have abundance; but from him who has not, even what he has will be taken away.” (Matthew 13:12) AMP THIS IS IMPORTANT!!!

A True Believer in Jesus Christ who knows and worships and serves Him as their Savior, Lord God, and Master cannot walk with one foot in the kingdom of God/heaven here on earth as a member of Christ’s Bride Church and have their other foot walking in the kingdom of the world supposedly truly worshiping and serving God! IT DOES NOT WORK! IT CANNOT WORK!! IT WILL NOT WORK!!! (14) These are two diametrically opposed kingdoms. One is spiritual and unseen and eternal. The other is physical and seen and is passing away. (15)
(14) So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth. (Revelation 3:16) NKJV
(14a) But whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him{/Jesus Christ}: the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked. (1 John 2:5-6) NASU
(15) So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. (2 Corinthians 4:18) NIV
(15a) We live by faith, not by sight. (2 Corinthians 5:7) NIV
(15b) But my righteous one will live by faith. And if he shrinks back, I will not be pleased with him.” But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who believe and are saved. (Hebrews 10:38-39) NIV
(15c) I mean, brethren, the appointed time has been winding down and it has grown very short. From now on, let even those who have wives be as if they had none, And those who weep and mourn as though they were not weeping and mourning, and those who rejoice as though they were not rejoicing, and those who buy as though they did not possess anything, And those who deal with this world [overusing the enjoyments of this life] as though they were not absorbed by it and as if they had no dealings with it. For the outward form of this world (the present world order) is passing away.              (1 Corinthians 7:29-31) AMP

Jesus’ interpolation of the parables reveal that the True Believer’s ministry will include the winning of lost souls/sinners to Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and discipling them to know Him as their Lord God and Master. This can only be done by having the spiritual scales being removed from one’s eyes enabling them to correctly distinguish and understand the work of the spiritual supernatural kingdom of God/heaven here on earth (16) versus the demonic spiritual realm of Satan and his work in his physical and spiritual kingdom here on earth. (17) This is the revelation of the hidden spiritual supernatural ministry that God has foreordained for us. (18)
(16) So Ananias left and went into the house. And he laid his hands on Saul and said, Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, Who appeared to you along the way by which you came here, has sent me that you may recover your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.  And instantly something like scales fell from [Saul’s] eyes, and he recovered his {not only his} sight {but now he is able to see into the spiritual realm}. Then he arose and was baptized, (Acts 9:17-18) AMP
(16a) The thief {Satan} comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I {Jesus} came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance (to the full, till it overflows). (John 10:10) AMP
(16b) For the god of this world {Satan} has blinded the unbelievers’ minds [that they should not discern the truth], preventing them from seeing the illuminating light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ (the Messiah), Who is the Image and Likeness of God {the Son}. (2 Corinthians 4:4) AMP
(17) This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, expressing spiritual truths in spiritual words. The man without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned. The spiritual man makes judgments about all things, but he himself is not subject to any man’s judgment: “For who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ. (1 Corinthians 2:13-16) NIV
(18) So I {Saul} said, ‘Who are You, Lord?’ And He said, ‘I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.  But rise and stand on your feet; for I have appeared to you for this purpose, to make you a minister and a witness both of the things which you have seen and of the things which I will yet reveal to you.  I will deliver you from the Jewish people, as well as from the Gentiles, to whom I now send you,  to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.’
Paul’s Post-Conversion Life. “Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision, but declared first to those in Damascus and in Jerusalem, and throughout all the region of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent, turn to God, and do works befitting repentance. (Acts 26:15-20) NKJV

Let’s watch this unfold as Jesus interpolates His parables revealing the spiritual perceptions of the kingdom of God/heaven.

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