THE FULLNESS OF GOD
The Perfect and Complete Holy Spirit
In the pursuit of understanding the fullness of God, we are called to be discerning and resolute, guarding ourselves against the allure of hollow and deceptive philosophies that rely on worldly principles. Instead, our focus should be fixed on Jesus Christ, in whom the entire essence of the deity resides in human form. We are granted fullness through Christ, and He becomes our ultimate goal and satisfaction.
To comprehend the fullness of God, we can draw parallels from the structure of the Tabernacle of Moses, described in the Old Testament. The Tabernacle's three sections — the Outer Court, the Holy Place, and the Holy of Holies — represent different stages of spiritual revelation and intimacy with God. The Outer Court, illuminated by natural light, symbolizes living according to the senses and worldly understanding. The Holy Place, devoid of natural light but filled with the radiance of the seven-branched candlestick, represents living by faith and dependence on God's illumination. It is here that we begin to experience His divine presence.
Understanding the heptadic structure of God — the sevenfold nature of His attributes and character — reveals our Creator's fantastic glory and omnipotent domain. As we look at the seven spirits of God in Isaiah chapter 11, we are presented with an awe-inspiring revelation of His majesty and power combined to form an intricate tapestry of divine perfection:
1 There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse,
And a Branch shall grow out of his roots.
2 The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him,
The Spirit of wisdom and understanding,
The Spirit of counsel and might,
The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.
This majestic composition beckons us to seek and embrace the fullness of Christ. For those currently unbelieving, the invitation is to explore the depths of His character.
Beyond the limited perspectives of this world, there lies a spiritual reality that can only be grasped through faith, opening the door to a transformative journey where we encounter the brilliance of His presence. The evidence of God's omnipotence surrounds us in the intricacies of creation, the unfolding of history, and the undeniable witness of changed lives. Therefore, the fullness of God resides in Christ, and our pursuit of Him becomes the ultimate goal of our lives. Let us approach the throne of grace with a sincere heart, seeking the supernatural presence of God Himself — the only source of true fulfillment. May the revelation of God's fullness lead us to proclaim with certainty that we have been made perfect in Christ. Amen.
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