Entering The Miracle Realm (Part 2)

         The Gospel of John mentions that the children of God, like Isaac, are each miracle children:

         But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God. [John 1:12-13]

         Again, the Lord must be first and there must be a covenant with Him before anything else can possibly happen. The old must die so the new can be born.

         “Do not be amazed that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’” [John 3:7]

         WHENEVER GOD BRINGS FORTH A NEW BIRTH IT IS ALWAYS A MIRACLE.

         Christians who have never had a new birth experience but claim to be believers are only believers in a religious sense. They are believers according to the will of man, or according to religious man or religion. Without a new birth there is no heart change. There is no circumcision of the heart. If they oppose the new birth they are Ishmaels who mock Isaac and fight against the people of God.

         But as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so it is now also. [Galatians 4:29]

         The Pharisees who fought the Lord were Ishmaels. Ishmael fought Isaac. He made fun of Isaac. There was no possible way these two could ever be in fellowship. It was impossible—UNLESS ISHMAEL REPENTED AND BECAME A MAN OF FAITH AND OBEDIENCE LIKE HIS FATHER ABRAHAM. Some Pharisees repented, for example, and became real believers.

         What God impressed upon me regarding the inspiration of this article is that in order to enter The Miracle Realm one must choose to believe God and not believe circumstances that do not agree with God’s promise.

         For example, the Lord said he came to give us abundant life:

         “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” [John 10:10]

         Therefore, any circumstances that disagree with that life must not be accepted or believed in. He kept telling the people He healed that their FAITH made them well. Their faith, though, had to be combined with God’s POWER (dunamis) and one cannot be the recipient of God’s power without first being the recipient of God:

         ONE MUST FIRST BELIEVE AND OBEY GOD BEFORE THE MIRACLE CAN HAPPEN, WHICH MEANS ONE MUST ALSO STOP BELIEVING IN ANYTHING THAT DISAGREES WITH GOD.

         When people came to the Lord seeking healing, those who were healed were those who first believed the Lord and believed IN the Lord. The Lord was already there, and His miracle power was already there. His great love and compassion were already there. What they needed was faith in God. If they added their faith in the Lord, believed what He said, believed in what He could do and wanted to do for them, and gave themselves to Him, A MIRACLE HAPPENED. ABUNDANT LIFE HAPPENED.

         “Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.” [Luke 6:38]

         ONE CANNOT GET LIFE FROM GOD UNLESS ONE FIRST GIVES LIFE TO GOD.

         If one wonders why the miracle never happens, it is most likely because one has faith in the circumstances or beliefs that oppose God and thus cancel out the power of God. And there is an element of selfishness somewhere. In other words, one practices subtraction instead of addition (giving).

         Such UNBELIEF (apistia) is an actual power. It is a kind of anti-faith—a miracle killer—a force that fights against faith. It will support circumstances and beliefs that oppose the Word of God. It is based on what the natural eye can see and not on what the spiritual eye can see. It is based on the comprehension of the natural mind and not on that of the spiritual mind which is aligned and in agreement with the mind of Christ. It stems from an uncircumcised heart.

         And He could do no miracle there except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them. And He wondered at their unbelief. [Mark 6:5-6] [1]

         Since righteousness is a gift and not something that a person can earn or work up or buy, one can only receive righteousness by receiving the Lord and by first submitting to Him 100%.

         Again, one must enter The Miracle Realm to receive righteousness just like receiving any other miracle. AND BECOMING RIGHTEOUS BEFORE GOD IS A MIRACLE! This is what being born again entails: New birth—the death of the old (unbelief) and birth of the new (faith).

         IF THIS IS TO HAPPEN, ONE MUST NO LONGER BELIEVE IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF LIFE THAT DISAGREE WITH THE MINISTRY OF THE LORD JESUS AND DENY LIFE TO ISAAC.

         He came in part to heal physically blind eyes, for example. Unbelievers claim such healing is impossible. The circumstances of life say such healing cannot happen, and that no one has the power to make it happen. The Lord Jesus disagrees and says He can make it happen.

         He can make anything happen. One must choose, therefore, who to believe. One cannot believe both.

         They brought the boy to Him. When he saw Him, immediately the spirit threw him into a convulsion, and falling to the ground, he began rolling around and foaming at the mouth. And He asked his father, “How long has this been happening to him?”

         And he said, “From childhood. It has often thrown him both into the fire and into the water to destroy him. But if You can do anything, take pity on us and help us!”

         And Jesus said to him, “‘If You can?’ All things are possible to him who believes.” [Mark 9:20-23]

         © 2014 by RJ Dawson. All Rights Reserved. [To Be Continued]


[1] Unless otherwise noted all Scriptures are taken from the New American Standard Bible, © 1960, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.

Posted on January 16, 2014, in Teaching and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. What a wonderful blessing to know we serve a God who can perform miracles. By His grace may He work the greatest work of all, the act of forgiveness, in the lives of any who may read your postings. Lord bless you.

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    • Thanks Rob. Keep up the great work over there. This will be a productive year for the kingdom and an advancing of the Great Awakening in America. May all of the Lord’s people love one another and forgive one another and allow the Lord to unify us by and in His Holy Presence. The fruit of this will continue coming forth, including His miraculous works, as many more enter The Miracle Realm.

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  2. Just because God knows I’m fighting discouragement, He led me over here to this post this afternoon. Amazing. Thanks.

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    • Thank you, Linda. I have been trying very hard to get this series right. What a blessing it is to me to know that it blesses you. All praise to the Lord. See Part 1 when you can. I’ll be posting Part 3 soon, maybe this weekend.

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  3. Thank you RJ! Awesome series! Right “out-of-this-world”! [And, I trust that you’re gaining everyday in good health & healing. “Thank You Jesus!”]

    I am awe-struck daily at what Jesus has, can, and does for just me alone in the spiritually miraculous realm. So I can only imagine the possibilities of what we corporately could achieve, if we [His true worshipers] petitioned Him, in Spirit and in Truth [empowered with His gracious gift of righteousness], for the same thing at the same time, all according to His Word & Promise.

    “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.” [John 14:12]

    I so appreciate what the Lord continues to do in you RJ, and the closed doors [minds] He opens through your God-given teaching. I know you stir my mind and heart to go where I had not thought to go, to seek The Truth further than I once knew, and to not stop at anyone short of Jesus. You’re doing a beautiful work RJ… I LOVE IT!!! The sky is not our limit!!!

    God Bless!!!

    (I often find myself ‘closing my eyes to see’… even while I’m walking. 😉 )

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    • Thank you, Julie. Your comments are always so upbeat and inspirational. I do appreciate it. Yes, I’m getting better. Thanks for the prayers.

      We know The Miracle Realm is a real place. It’s where the impossible becomes possible. It’s where the things that never get done actually get done.

      The results of our faith are often shocking. When we consider the possibilities and the very great odds it gives us the kind of pause that has no words or explanation. In fact, because of our faith, we SEE the results before the results even arrive. When the results become manifested in the 3D world we see them for the SECOND time.

      Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. [Hebrews 11:1]

      Be blessed. By your faith the Lord’s dreams for you will come true.

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  4. AMEN…AMEN… Love your series on miracles. Too much unbelief. Let us all open our hearts to receive the totality that God has planned for us.. to walk as Christ walked this earth with signs and wonders following us. I believe it and believe that I will receive it. Amen and many blessings to you!!

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  5. A truly believable post…I am excited with this series and looking forward to #3. Blessings my friend.

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  6. It’s all about FAITH! And sadly to say, there is indeed too much unbelief in the world and in Christendom. Unbelief has been a miracle killer all through the ages. The tiniest sliver of doubt will negate a healing quicker than anything. So….there is a fine line between faith and doubt, and between moving that mountain, as the Lord Jesus said, …..or not. How many times did He say, “Oh ye of little faith”? I for one need to work on building my faith up once again. I need it!
    All that said….I’m really liking this series. Thank you and may the Lord bless you with more inspiration to write.

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    • Thanks Scarlett. I appreciate it. This is what I love. Please pray for me that my faith is stronger so I can receive what I need to continue. The Lord Jesus is our Provider. He provides all things, but like you said, they can only come through 100% trust. We must never doubt the Lord. He is 100% trustworthy and 100% GOOD. I thank Him right now for blessing you with all you need and more!

      He loves us all the same. By dying for each of us, He is telling us that each of us is WORTHY to receive all of His Life and blessings. Amen.

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