144. My Vision on One Sacrifice for Sins - One Incarnation Sacrifice of The Soul of His Life for Empowerment


September 15, 2017


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Heb 10:12 But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God;


In the early morning hours of Friday, September 15, 2017, I was given a vision as to how Jesus, the Son of God, made two sacrifices that constituted one sacrifice when the two were completed. I have mentioned before that most of my visions have occurred in the night season, but I have had visions during the day and even while speaking to someone. Mr. J. Wilfred Johnson said that he was given his vision on Regeneration while teaching a college class. Ellen White received visions of the night and day, even while speaking to others she was taken in vision. Below is what I was shown on the sacrifices that involved the Everlasting Covenant. I am obliged to review the old in order to better explain the new aspects and that new readers might better comprehend this most fundamental and important of all issues. I repeat certain statements for important emphasis and articulation purposes.


Ellen White makes two very curious statements about Christ being our redeemer. In one statement she says that in the Incarnation sacrifice, Christ met the prescribed limit of a sacrifice, BUT NOT AS OUR REDEEMER. In another, she says that Christ was our redeemer before and after the Incarnation. I cite these two different statements below as statements A and B, to wit:


STATEMENT A: "The darkness rolled away from the Saviour and from the Cross. Christ bowed His head and died. In His Incarnation He had reached the prescribed limit as a sacrifice, but not as a redeemer." E.G. White Manuscript Releases Volume Twelve, p. 409.


STATEMENT B: “The world has been committed to Christ, and through Him has come every blessing from God to the fallen race. He was the Redeemer before as after His incarnation. As soon as there was sin, there was a Saviour. He has given light and life to all, and according to the measure of light given, each is to be judged. Desire of Ages, p. 210.


I asked the Lord to teach me the resolution to the above “apparent” contradictory statements, which are not contradictory when properly understood. Here is what I was shown which dispels any contradictory element:


In the Statement A sacrifice, provision was made for the gift of the Holy Spirit as empowerment to overcome sin. But that gift did not redeem us from past sins by Christ taking them upon Himself, as He did at the Cross sacrifice. Thus, He was not yet in actual fulfillment our Redeemer. Also, Christ had not yet proven that it was/is possible for man to overcome all sin by the gift of the Holy Spirit. This VICTORY He demonstrated in His human capacity (Person), and this proof of VICTORY OVER SIN had to materialize before man's redemption was possible; before He could be our example.


In Statement B, some who are bereft of spiritual discernment, would use this to falsely accuse Ellen White of making a contradictory statement. But the truth of the matter is that the plan of salvation existed even before sin, as God knows the beginning to the end of all things. Scripture says that Christ was slain from the foundation of the earth. That verse means that the Son of God was acquainted with the sacrifices involved with the Incarnation and the Cross from eternity, for His Holy Spirit Divine Nature possessed all the omni's as well.

From the foundation of the earth, He volunteered to be our Redeemer, having always known the nature of the sacrifices involved. He volunteered to be the Testator of the Everlasting Covenant. In making such an important LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, He would never defer from it, nor default in it in any manner. An EVERLASTING COVENANT IS AN EVERLASTING ONE! The voluntary decision was made long before the actual Incarnation, and the fact that it was called the EVERLASTING COVENANT by God, means that it would never be annulled or unfulfilled. It is thus from this type of reasoning that Ellen White said that He was the Redeemer before as after His Incarnation.

In and of itself, the Incarnation met the prescribed limit as a sacrifice, and that prescribed limit was death of the Testator of the Everlasting Covenant.


"The Incarnation of Christ was an act of self-sacrifice; His life was one of continual self-denial. The highest glory of the love of God to man was manifested in the sacrifice of His only-begotten Son, who was the express image of His person. This is the great mystery of godliness. It is the privilege and the duty of every professed follower of Christ to have the mind of Christ. Without self-denial and cross bearing we cannot be His disciples." E.G. White, Selected Messages, Book 2, p. 185.


Ellen White said that the Cross was a sacrifice, which we are all aware of:

God's servants need a realization of the value of souls. Christ died for human beings. His sacrifice on the cross is the measure of their value in God's sight.” {RH March 17, 1903, par. 1}


The spirit of liberality is the spirit of heaven. This spirit finds its highest manifestation in Christ's sacrifice on the cross. In our behalf the Father gave His only-begotten Son; and Christ, having given up all that He had, then gave Himself, that man might be saved. The cross of Calvary should appeal to the benevolence of every follower of the Saviour. The principle there illustrated is to give, give. “He that saith he abideth in Him ought himself also so to walk, even as He walked.” 1 John 2:6. {AA 339.2}


The Incarnation began in the heavenly Sanctuary. It was there that the Son of God emptied Himself of His omni attributes that would be cumbered by His humanity, to the degree that His humanity had to become an independent person from His Holy Spirit Divine Nature.


"Cumbered with humanity Christ could not be in every place personally, therefore it was altogether for their advantage that He should leave them to go to His Father and send the Holy Spirit to be His successor on earth. The Holy Spirit is Himself divested of the personality of humanity and independent thereof. He would represent Himself as present in all places by His Holy Spirit.” E.G. White, Manuscript Releases Volume 14 (No's 1081-1135) MR No.1084.


The Holy Spirit is the Comforter, in Christ's name. He personifies Christ, yet is a distinct personality. We may have the Holy Spirit if we ask for it and make it [a] habit to turn to and trust in God rather than in any finite human agent who may make mistakes.” {20MR 324.2}


Did Jesus say His Holy Spirit was in heaven while His humanity was on Earth? (Jesus is the speaker in John 3:12-15) This should be used with Ellen White's cumbered statement. Jesus was in heaven while on earth.


If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things? And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which IS IN HEAVEN. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.” (John 3:12-15 KJV)


Neither of the Two Sacrifices Would be Efficacious (of any Avail) Without the Other


The heavenly Incarnation sacrifice would not be complete without the Cross sacrifice, and vice versa.


The Incarnation sacrifice that occurred in the heavenly Sanctuary provided the gift of the Holy Spirit as a regenerating agency, an empowerment agency, that we might overcome sin, and without this heavenly Sanctuary sacrifice, the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross would have been of no avail but to a sin confess, sin confess religion, like unto that taught by Roman Catholicism. But Christ designed that we be overcomers, and He gives grace (HOLY SPIRIT POWER) for obedience, Romans 1:5, in addition to PARDON for sin.


The Cross sacrifice included Christ taking all our sins upon Himself as the antitypical sacrificial Lamb. It also proved that we can overcome sin unto death if necessary, as Christ did. This would have been impossible without the gift of the Incarnation, the Holy Spirit Divine Nature.


"Christ declared that after his ascension, he would send to his church, as his crowning gift, the Comforter, who was to take his place. This Comforter is the Holy Spirit,--the soul of his life, the efficacy of his church, the light and life of the world. With his Spirit Christ sends a reconciling influence and a power that takes away sin.

In the gift of the Spirit [HIS LIFE--THE SOUL OF HIS LIFE], Jesus gave to man the highest good that heaven could bestow....

The Spirit was given as a regenerating agency, and without this the sacrifice of Christ would have been of no avail....

It is by the Spirit that the heart is made pure. Through the Spirit the believer becomes a partaker of the divine nature. Christ has given his Spirit as a divine power to overcome all hereditary and cultivated tendencies to evil, and to impress his own character upon the church." E.G. White, Review and Herald Articles, May 19, 1904, vol. 5, p. 42.

They must have His grace, the Spirit of Christ, to help their infirmities, or they cannot form a Christian character. Jesus loves to have us come to Him, just as we are-sinful, helpless, dependent.” Faith and Works, p. 38.

There must be a power working from within, a new life from above, before man can be changed from sin to holiness. That power is Christ. His grace [the Spirit of Christ] alone can quicken the lifeless faculties of the soul, and attract it to God, to holiness.” (ST, May 28, 1902, par. 3).

Our Dispositions Unchanged


If you would be a saint in heaven you must first be a saint on earth. The traits of character you cherish in life will not be changed by death or by the resurrection. You will come up from the grave with the same disposition you manifested in your home and in society. Jesus does not change the character at His coming. The work of transformation must be done now. Our daily lives are determining our destiny. Defects of character must be repented of and overcome through the grace of Christ, and a symmetrical character must be formed while in this probationary state, that we may be fitted for the mansions above.” --13MR 82 (1891). {LDE 295.1}

The Glory that the Father gave to Christ is given to us: “Jesus is waiting to breathe upon all his disciples, and give them the inspiration of his sanctifying spirit, and transfuse the vital influence from himself to his people . . . Christ is to live in his human agents, and work through their faculties, and act through their capabilities. Their will must be submitted to His will, they must act with His Spirit, that it may be no more they that live, but Christ that liveth in them. Jesus is seeking to impress upon them the thought that in giving His Holy Spirit He is giving to them the glory which the Father has given Him, that He and His people may be one in God.” Signs of the Times, October 3, 1892, par. 4.


Christ had stooped to take upon Himself man's nature; He was to bear an infinite weight of woe as He should make His soul an offering for sin; yet angels desire that even in His humiliation the Son of the Highest might appear before men with a dignity and glory befitting His character.” E.G. White, The Great Controversy, pp. 313, 314.


The only soul of Christ that could atone for our sin and its wages of eternal death, was the Divine Holy Spirit “soul of His life:”

"Christ declared that after his ascension, he would send to his church, as his crowning gift, the Comforter, who was to take his place. This Comforter is the Holy Spirit,--the soul of his life, the efficacy of his church, the light and life of the world. With his Spirit Christ sends a reconciling influence and a power that takes away sin.

In the gift of the Spirit [HIS LIFE--THE SOUL OF HIS LIFE], Jesus gave to man the highest good that heaven could bestow....


The Spirit was given as a regenerating agency, and without this the sacrifice of Christ would have been of no avail....


It is by the Spirit that the heart is made pure. Through the Spirit the believer becomes a partaker of the divine nature. Christ has given his Spirit as a divine power to overcome all hereditary and cultivated tendencies to evil, and to impress his own character upon the church." E.G. White, Review and Herald Articles, May 19, 1904, vol. 5, p. 42.


"He (Christ) suffered the death which was ours, that we might receive the life which WAS His." Desire of Ages, p. 25 1 Cor. 11:24-265, cf. John 6:53, 54, Titus 3:5, 6.


In His Incarnation sacrifice, Christ suffered the eternal death which was ours, that we might receive the eternal life which WAS His, His Divine Nature which He proffers us. 2 Pet. 1:4.


The answer I was given is: In His Incarnation alone, the Son reached the prescribed limit of eternal death to His former estate of being HOLY SPIRIT DIVINE NATURE ONLY. That sacrifice achieved three things:

1. It fulfilled the Testator's Covenant as far as an eternal payment for the wages of our sin by the Son emptying Himself of the omni attributes of His Divinity, to become human forever. Thus “dying” to that life alone, that form of His existence alone (only) forever. This is not “death” as humans conceive of it, but it was certain “death” to the Son living in the form He had eternally existed in before His Incarnation. Because divinity cannot die, this is the only form of death the Testator could incur as God.

2. It gave us the means of empowerment to overcome sin, the Holy Spirit, the highest good, crowning gift heaven can bestow.

3. It proffered us the gift of the former life that WAS HIS, the eternal life of His Holy Spirit Divine Nature:

2Pe 1:4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.


The Cross sacrifice provided for:

1. One sacrifice for our sins when Christ took them upon Himself. That did not occur until the Cross sacrifice.

2. The “second death” ratification of the Testator's Covenant, by which Christ relinquished any future option to opt out of His Covenant with man, after He bowed His head and commended His Spirit to the Father. That Spirit was His Holy Spirit which had descended upon Him from heaven at His baptism. This second death was necessary to make Him the redeemer under both Sacrifices-the Incarnation and the Cross sacrifices.

3. It ratified the eternal “death” payment for the wages of our sin which was provided for by the Incarnation sacrifice, because the human death of Christ for three days in a tomb could not pay the eternal penalty of death for the wages of sin. Christ could not have overcome all sin, especially with ours which were laid upon Him, without the provision of the Holy Spirit which was provided by His Father. They both share the ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT essence and substance says Ellen White.

4. Ellen White says that Divinity did not die on the cross. Christ's divinity returned to the Father when Christ bowed His head and commended that Holy Spirit to the Father. Divinity cannot die. And Christ's human death for three days could not pay the price of eternal death for the wages of our sin.

5. Proof that man could be faithful in keeping God's commandments even unto death.

6. Thus, Christ was our example in becoming perfect even as He was/is perfect.

Thus, both the Incarnation and the Cross sacrifices were essential to the redemption requirements, and by this fact, Christ was not yet our Redeemer before the Cross by the Incarnation alone, but the Incarnation sacrifice was entirely requisite to the full Redemption of Man. Thus, Ellen White could say that the Incarnation met the prescribed limit of a sacrifice, the “eternal death” factor of the Testator's Covenant, but not the Redeemer until our sins were laid upon Him at the Cross sacrifice. Both sacrifices were essential and requisite to the Redemption act.


"Christ declared that after his ascension, he would send to his church, as his crowning gift, the Comforter, who was to take his place. This Comforter is the Holy Spirit,--the soul of his life, the efficacy of his church, the light and life of the world. With his Spirit Christ sends a reconciling influence and a power that takes away sin.

In the gift of the Spirit [HIS LIFE--THE SOUL OF HIS LIFE], Jesus gave to man the highest good that heaven could bestow....

The Spirit was given as a regenerating agency, and without this the sacrifice of Christ would have been of no avail....

It is by the Spirit that the heart is made pure. Through the Spirit the believer becomes a partaker of the divine nature. Christ has given his Spirit as a divine power to overcome all hereditary and cultivated tendencies to evil, and to impress his own character upon the church." E.G. White, Review and Herald Articles, May 19, 1904, vol. 5, p. 42.


Christ had stooped to take upon Himself man's nature; He was to bear an infinite weight of woe as He should make His soul an offering for sin; yet angels desire that even in His humiliation the Son of the Highest might appear before men with a dignity and glory befitting His character.” E.G. White, The Great Controversy, pp. 313, 314.


His soul is His Holy Spirit. He offers that gift to us for overcoming the lusts of the world.


The wages of sin are eternal death. How could Christ make His soul, His Holy Spirit, the soul of His life and the life of His soul, an offering for sin? The answer that God showed me is that the Son died FOREVER to His Divine ONLY existence. This met the prescribed limit of a sacrifice per the Testator's Covenant (Testament of the Testator).


Two sacrifices: One in the Heavenly Sanctuary | One on Earth | A Redeemer before as after His Incarnation


Both the Incarnation and the Cross sacrifice where our sins were laid upon Christ, were essential to the Redemptive act, but these sacrifices were offered as ONE sacrifice for sin because both were essential to the one redemptive act. Thus, Christ was our Redeemer before as after the Cross.


The world has been committed to Christ, and through Him has come every blessing from God to the fallen race. He was the Redeemer before as after His incarnation. As soon as there was sin, there was a Saviour. He has given light and life to all, and according to the measure of light given, each is to be judged. Desire of Ages, p. 210.


What was the prescribed limit as a sacrifice? It was death of the Testator to something, to wit:

Hbr 9:16 For where a testament [is], there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.

Hbr 9:17 For a testament [is] of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth.


"The Incarnation of Christ was an act of self-sacrifice; His life was one of continual self-denial. The highest glory of the love of God to man was manifested in the sacrifice of His only-begotten Son, who was the express image of His person. This is the great mystery of godliness. It is the privilege and the duty of every professed follower of Christ to have the mind of Christ. Without self-denial and cross bearing we cannot be His disciples." E.G. White, Selected Messages, Book 2, p. 185.


The act of being Incarnated in and of itself was the highest good, crowning sacrifice whereby the Son of God sacrificed living in the person of His Holy Spirit, Divine Nature ONLY, to become forever after combined with humanity. This is how the Son made His soul, His Holy Spirit, the soul of His life, an offering for sin. This is the only cure for sin, for only by the Divine Nature Holy Spirit soul of the life of Christ, can we be empowered to overcome sin.


Christ had stooped to take upon Himself man's nature; He was to bear an infinite weight of woe as He should make His soul an offering for sin; yet angels desire that even in His humiliation the Son of the Highest might appear before men with a dignity and glory befitting His character.” E.G. White, The Great Controversy, pp. 313, 314.


How do we know that it was His Divine Soul Holy Spirit (soul of His life) that he made an offering for sin? Notice the context of the above statement. Notice the words of the first sentence that Christ stooped to take upon Himself man's nature. That was the Incarnation sacrifice. That made the gift of His Divine Nature possible. Also, we know that the Everlasting Covenant demands that the Testator must die, and the Testator was the Son when He was in His Holy Spirit state of Being. Divinity cannot die as we know it, but He in effect eternally “died” to His former estate of being DIVINE ONLY, to become human forever, and giving up His omni's forever as far as His human person is concerned.


In all ages the Saviour's chosen have been educated and disciplined in the school of trial. They walked in narrow paths on earth; they were purified in the furnace of affliction. For Jesus' sake they endured opposition, hatred, calumny. They followed Him through conflicts sore; they endured self-denial and experienced bitter disappointments. By their own painful experience they learned the evil of sin, its power, its guilt, its woe; and they look upon it with abhorrence. A sense of the infinite sacrifice made for its cure humbles them in their own sight and fills their hearts with gratitude and praise which those who have never fallen cannot appreciate. They love much because they have been forgiven much. Having been partakers of Christ's sufferings, they are fitted to be partakers with Him of His glory.” {GC 649.1}


The Incarnation sacrifice involved the Son divesting Himself from being DIVINE ONLY, to forever become God come in the likeness of sinful flesh, FULLY HUMAN as well as being FULLY DIVINE, in two separate, independent persons, with His Divine person being His Holy Spirit Divine Nature, the THIRD PERSON of the Godhead.


Before the Incarnation there were only TWO persons to the Godhead. Another (THIRD) person of the Godhead accrued when God was manifest in the human flesh of Christ. The Trinity Doctrine fully thwarts this sacrificial process by teaching that the three persons of the Godhead were co-eternal. If there were three eternal persons to the Godhead, then God come in the flesh or the human nature of Christ would add a fourth person. Thus the Trinity Doctrine sweeps away the entire Christian economy by denying the sacrifice whereby a third person accrued and was adopted into the Godhead. There could be no worse OMEGA HERESY ABOMINATION. The Alpha heresy involved the personality of God and Christ says Ellen White, and the OMEGA HERESY includes the same abomination. The reason BOTH persons are involved is because they share the same ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT ESSENCE, SUBSTANCE, thus BOTH come to us when the Holy Spirit comes to us, John 14:23. The context of the chapter is the Holy Spirit Comforter:

Jhn 14:23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.


"By His life and His death, Christ has achieved even more than recovery from the ruin wrought through sin. It was Satan's purpose to bring about an eternal separation between God and man but in Christ we become more closely united to God than if we had never fallen. In taking our nature, the Saviour has bound himself to humanity by a tie that is never to be broken. Through the eternal ages He is linked with us. 'God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son.' [John 3:16]. He gave Him not only to bear our sins, and to die as our sacrifice He gave Him to the fallen race. To assure us of His immutable counsel of peace, God gave His only Begotten Son to become one of the human family forever to retain His human nature. This is the pledge that God will fulfill His word. 'Unto us a child is born unto us a son is given and the government shall be upon His shoulder.' God has adopted human nature in the person of His Son, and has carried the same into the highest heaven. It is the 'Son of man' who shares the throne of the universe. It is the 'Son of man' whose name shall be called, 'Wonderful, Counselor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the prince of Peace.' [Isa. 9:6]. The I Am is the Daysman between God and humanity, laying His hand upon both. HE who is 'holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners,' is not ashamed to call us brethren. [Heb. 7:26 2:11.] In Christ the family of earth and the family of heaven are bound together. Christ glorified is our brother. Heaven is enshrined in humanity, and humanity is enfolded in the bosom of Infinite love." The Desire of Ages, 25.


"The incarnation of Christ, typified in the sacrificial service of Israel, and symbolized in all their devotions, is a glorious mystery. In His only begotten Son, God was made manifest to the world. The Son of God laid aside His glory, and clothed Himself with humanity. He became the meek and lowly Jesus. For the sake of sinful men He became poor, that they through His poverty might be made rich." {BEcho, February 20, 1899 par. 1}

Many, even amongst so-called “reformers,” mistake Christ's voluntary submissive role of His humanity to the Father, as inferiority to the Father, but in His Divinity, He is of the same ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT essence (substance) as the Father, and He said that He thought it not robbery to be equal with the Father. As such, He was speaking of His Divinity, His Divine Holy Spirit Person.

If in His Incarnation He had reached the prescribed limit as a sacrifice, that fact demands that the sacrifice of the Incarnation was a Heavenly Sanctuary sacrifice, at which time the Holy Spirit attributes were divested from the Son.

"The darkness rolled away from the Saviour and from the Cross. Christ bowed His head and died. In His Incarnation He had reached the prescribed limit as a sacrifice, but not as a redeemer." E.G. White Manuscript Releases Volume Twelve, p. 409.

"7. Made himself of no reputation. Literally, 'emptied Himself.' This emptying was voluntary (see on John 10:17, 18). It was not possible for Christ to retain all the tokens of divinity and still accomplish the Incarnation. The outworking of this emptying is detailed in the remainder of Phil. 2:7 and in v. 8. See Vol. 5, p. 918." SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 7, p. 155, col. 1.

5. The Subordination of Christ. Voluntarily assuming the limitations of human nature at the incarnation, the Lord Jesus Christ thereby subordinated Himself to the Father for the duration of His earthly ministry (see ps. 40:8; Matt. 26:39; John 3:16 4:34; 5:19, 30; 12:49; 14:10; 17:4, 8; 2 Cor. 8:9; Phil. 2:7, 8; Heb. 2:9; see on Luke 1:35; 2:49; John 3:16; 4:34; Phil 2:7, 8).


'Laying aside His royal robe and kingly crown' (DA 22, 23). “He voluntarily assumed human nature. It was His own act, and by His own consent.” (EGW ST Jan 20, 1 890; cf 5T 702). “He humbled Himself, and took mortality upon Him.” (EGW RH Sept. 4, 1900).

The Son of God was surrendered to the Father's will, and dependent upon His power. So utterly was Christ emptied of self that He made no plans for Himself. He accepted God's plans for Him, and day by day the Father unfolded His plans” (DA 208; cf. 664. 'While bearing human nature, He was dependent upon the Omnipotent for His life. In His humanity, He laid hold of the divinity of God'” {EGW, ST, June 17, 1897 par. 8}

Incarnation Taxes Highest Powers of Mind

"This earth has been honored and blessed with presence of the Son of God. In the Scriptures we read of His INCARNATION, His teaching, His miracles, His death, and His resurrection. The effort to understand these wonderful subjects puts to the tax the highest powers of the mind, and then there is an infinity beyond which can not be exhausted. The oftener the mind is called to this study, the stronger and clearer it will become. In the daily life will be revealed the mysteries of godliness, which may be experienced, but can not be explained. Throughout the ceaseless ages of eternity the redeemed will study these subjects, ever gaining from them a deeper and clearer knowledge of God and of Christ." E.G. White, The Signs of the Times, 04-26-05, Pr. 01.

"It requires considerable effort to climb hills, to get upon the rock. And so we find that it will require the exercise of all our abilities, of every spiritual nerve and muscle, to get upon the Living Rock, the Saviour of mankind. It will require all our mental and spiritual power to understand the Word of God, to understand the INCARNATION of Christ, to understand the great plan of redemption. The mind may faint beneath the effort, and yet, there is an infinity beyond. You have only then touched the surface." E.G. White, Manuscript Releases Volume Nine, pr. 3, P. 68.

IncarnationSatan would Mystify: "This is a great mystery, a mystery that will not be fully, completely understood in all its greatness until the translation of the redeemed shall take place. Then the power and greatness and efficacy of the gift of God to man will be understood. But the enemy is determined that this gift shall be so mystified that it will become as nothingness." E.G. White, SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 7A, p. 444.


"There is no one who can explain the mystery of the incarnation of Christ. Yet we know that He came to this earth and lived as a man among man. The man Christ Jesus was not the Lord God Almighty, yet Christ and the Father are one. The deity did not sink under the agonizing torture of Calvary, yet it is nonetheless true that 'God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." E.G. White, Lift Him Up, p. 235.


"He was the Redeemer before as after His Incarnation." The Desire of Ages, 210.

The Father demonstrates His infinite love for Christ, who paid our ransom with His blood, by receiving and welcoming Christ's friends as His friends. He is satisfied with the atonement made. He is glorified by the incarnation, the life, death, and mediation of His Son.”--Testimonies, Vol. 6, p. 364. {7ABC 460.2}


1Tim.3:16 "And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory." "The incarnation of Christ is THE MYSTERY OF ALL MYSTERIES." 6BC 1082.

"As the worker studies the life of Christ, and the character of His mission is dwelt upon, each fresh search will reveal something more deeply interesting than has yet been unfolded. The subject is inexhaustible. The study of the incarnation of Christ, His atoning sacrifice and mediatorial work, will employ the mind of the diligent student as long as time shall last." Gospel Workers, p. 251. SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 7a, p. 444.

"No one can search the Scriptures in the spirit of Christ without being rewarded. When man is willing to be instructed as a little child, when he submits wholly to God, he will find the truth in His word. If men would be obedient, they would understand the plan of God's government. The heavenly world would open its chambers of grace and glory for exploration. Human beings would be altogether different from what they now are, for by exploring the mines of truth men would be ennobled. The mystery of redemption, THE INCARNATION OF CHRIST, HIS ATONING SACRIFICE, would not be as they are now, vague in our minds. They would be not only better understood, but altogether more highly appreciated." E.G. White, Christ's Object Lessons, p. 114.

"He (Christ) suffered the death which was ours, that we might receive the life which WAS His." Desire of Ages, p. 25 1 Cor. 11:24-265, cf. John 6:53, 54, Titus 3:5, 6.


-The death which was ours is eternal, not three days in a tomb.


In Conclusion:

The two sacrifices blended into one when they were completed, but neither was efficacious without the other.

Heb 10:12 But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God;

This man, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down on the right hand of God.” [Hebrews 10:12.] Christ entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. “Wherefore He is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them.” [Hebrews 7:25.] He has qualified Himself to be not only man's representative, but his advocate, so that every soul, if he will, may say, I have a Friend at court, a High Priest who is touched with the feeling of my infirmities." 7 {CIHS 44.3}


Redemption was not feasible without the Incarnation, and the Cross was of no avail without the heavenly Sanctuary/Atonement Incarnation sacrifice, which provides the only cure for sin, but when both were complete, they were offered as ONE SACRIFICE for sins. One could try to argue that the cross by itself provided the sacrifice for sins, but that sacrifice would have been of no avail without the Incarnation sacrifice that made provision for empowerment to overcome sin. Without the Incarnation sacrifice that provided the Holy Spirit aid to overcome sin, there would be only a continuum of a sin confess, sin confess state of things, and the Sanctuary and the world would never be cleansed of sin. And as sin produces a continuum of degradation and destruction, this world would be the hell it is becoming, and man would ultimately destroy himself because there would be no redeemer from sin without the Incarnation highest good, crowning gift that heaven can bestow, the gift of the Holy Spirit Divine Nature of Christ.


Mankind is about to experience the results of sin in the form of the worst time of trouble ever known upon this earth. All who are not completely surrendered to Christ, will come to abhor themselves and others. Mainline Christianity is not aware of the Incarnation gift as it relates to the highest good, crowning gift of the Holy Spirit for obedience, Romans 1:5. Thus, they teach pardon only, cheap grace for a sin confess, sin confess religion, THE DOCTRINE OF THE NICOLAITANS THAT CHRIST ESPECIALLY HATES. They do not believe that it is possible to overcome all known sin this side of glorification. And that is what and why Jesus came in the person of His humanity to prove.


What a privilege it is to know the truth of the full gospel as it pertains to all that Christ did for us in providing the highest good, crowning gift heaven can bestow, the gift of the soul of His Life, His Holy Spirit Divine Nature for empowerment in overcoming sin. Nothing could be more antichrist than the rejection of this greatest, crowning gift of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.


Like John the Baptist, I absolutely make no claims to be Elijah. I believe Ellen White quite well fulfilled that mission. However, we can all give the Elijah message as you have just read it in this vision. According to Malachi Chapter 3, Elijah is to restore the Covenant with God's people and turn the hearts of the son to the Fathers, and this means also the returning of the hearts of the sons of man to our Father and Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, who is also spoken of as our Everlasting Father. Isaiah Chapter 9.


I have been shown that the truth on the Godhead and the Everlasting Covenant Elijah is to restore, are one and the same, and are inseparable. Anyone claiming to have the Elijah message without dealing with the truth on the Godhead, is like a person professing to teach the gospel without the law. Ellen White says both are inseparable. So remember this test of Malachi 3 when you come across any individual claiming to give the Elijah message. The message of John the Baptist was repent and be baptized. One cannot repent without the truth of the Godhead, because it is that truth that provides the highest good, crowning gift, the Holy Spirit, for overcoming the lusts of the world and all sin.


True repentance is motivated by a love for Christ and faith that we can cease to sin and keep ALL the commandments by the empowerment of Christ's Holy Spirit Divine Nature abiding in the soul. This is the Elijah message as the Messenger of the Covenant, and the only message that will ever turn the hearts of the sons to the fathers, for it is the greatest evidence of the Love of God and ALL that He has done for us-THE FULL TRUE GOSPEL OF ALL AND WHAT HE HAS SACRIFICED FOR US. Don't look for anything more compelling, for it won't be forthcoming! There are some teaching on the love of Christ, while they are defending the Trinity Doctrine, which sweeps away the entire Christian economy. That is not true love. That is not the genuine Elijah, John the Baptist, Jesus of Nazareth message.


5, 6. The Elijah MessageIn this age, just prior to the second coming of Christ in the clouds of heaven, God calls for men who will prepare a people to stand in the great day of the Lord. Just such a work as that which John did, is to be carried on in these last days. The Lord is giving messages to His people, through the instruments He has chosen, and He would have all heed the admonitions and warnings He sends. The message preceding the public ministry of Christ was, Repent, publicans and sinners; repent, Pharisees and Sadducees; “for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Our message is not to be one of peace and safety. As a people who believe in Christ's soon appearing, we have a definite message to bear,-“Prepare to meet thy God.” {4BC 1184.6}


Our message must be as direct as was that of John. He rebuked kings for their iniquity. Notwithstanding the peril his life was in, he never allowed truth to languish on his lips. Our work in this age must be as faithfully done....” {4BC 1184.7}


In this time of well-nigh universal apostasy, God calls upon His messengers to proclaim His law in the spirit and power of Elias. As John the Baptist, in preparing a people for Christ's first advent, called their attention to the Ten Commandments, so we are to give, with no uncertain sound, the message: “Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come.” With the earnestness that characterized Elijah the prophet and John the Baptist, we are to strive to prepare the way for Christ's second advent (E. G. White, The Southern Work 3-21-1905).” {4BC 1184.8}


In the Name of the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob,


Ronald William Beaulieu


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