2017 WT Message Five


Crystallization-Study of Leviticus

Message Five

Eating Christ as the Meal Offering

to Become the Reproduction of Christ

for the Fulfillment of God’s Purpose

Reading the verses in each day.
Reading the main points in the outlines.

Pray-reading the verses:

And when anyone presents an offering of a meal offering to Jehovah, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil on it and put frankincense on it. -Lev. 2:1

As the living Father has sent me and I live because of the Father, so he who eats Me, he also shall live because of Me. -John 6:57

Word of Appetizer

For the Lord’s recovery, for the spiritual warfare, and for the kingdom of God; what is our need how to fulfill god’s will?

We need to eat Christ as our meal offering so that He can live again on the earth through us in His divinely enriched humanity.

By partaking of Christ as the meal offering, we may possess the humanity of Jesus for the Lord’s recovery, for the spiritual warfare, and for the kingdom of God.

Spiritual Burden

By eating Christ as our meal offering, we become the reproduction, duplication, and enlargement of Christ as the meal offering—an offering composed of humanity oiled with divinity in resurrection through Christ’s death and without leaven or honey.

By eating Christ as our meal offering, we can live and magnify Him, the wonderful, excellent, and mysterious God-man who lived in the Gospels.

Concluding Word of the Prophesying Meeting

The Revelation of the Truth

The meal offering typifies Christ in His humanity as food for God and especially for those who have fellowship with God and serve Him.

We need to eat Christ as our meal offering so that He can live again on the earth through us in His divinely enriched humanity.

The Gospel of Luke unveils the God-man living of the Lord Jesus, the Man-Savior as typified by the meal offering.

By partaking of Christ as the meal offering, we become the reproduction of Christ—the church as a corporate meal offering our personality upon the church’s life and work so that Christ can be all and in all.

By partaking of Christ as the meal offering, we may possess the humanity of Jesus for the Lord’s recovery, for the spiritual warfare, and for the kingdom of God.

The Experience of Life

By eating Christ as our meal offering, we become the reproduction, duplication, and enlargement of Christ as the meal offering.

By eating Christ as our meal offering, we can live and magnify Him, the wonderful, excellent, and mysterious God-man who lived in the Gospels.

By partaking of Christ as the meal offering, we become the reproduction of Christ—the church as a corporate meal offering.

Practice and Application

We need the humanity of Jesus for the Lord’s recovery; Because of the degradation of the church and the corruption of society, w In order to stand up in this degraded age, what we need is not mainly the divine power but the humanity of Jesus.

We need to eat Christ as our meal offering so that He can live again on the earth through us in His divinely enriched humanity.

Using Key Verses to Have a Bird’s-Eye View over the Whole Outline

Key Verses (1)

And when anyone presents an offering of a meal offering to Jehovah, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil on it and put frankincense on it. -Lev. 2:1

And the angel answered and said to her, The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore also the holy thing which is born will be called the Son of God. -Luke 1:35

…The little child grew and became strong, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon Him. -Luke 2:40

The meal offering typifies Christ in His humanity as food for God and man
The God-man living of the Lord Jesus, the Man-Savior as typified by the meal offering

I. The meal offering typifies Christ in His humanity as food for God and especially for those who have fellowship with God and serve Him.

III. The Gospel of Luke unveils the God-man living of the Lord Jesus, the Man-Savior as typified by the meal offering:

. In the Gospel of Luke we see the kind of man that God intended to have in Genesis 1 and 2; The Lord Jesus, the God-man, is a composition of the divine essence with all the divine attributes and the human essence with all the human virtues.

.The Gospel of Luke unveils the ministry of the Man-Savior in His human virtues with His divine attributes.

.As revealed in the Gospel of Luke, the Lord Jesus had the highest standard of morality, The highest standard of morality is the standard of life required by God—a life in which the divine attributes are expressed in the human virtues.

Key Verses (2)

As the living Father has sent me and I live because of the Father, so he who eats me, he also shall live because of Me. -John 6:57

Seeing that there is one bread, we who are many are one Body; for we all partake of the one bread. -1 Cor. 10:17

But our comely members have no need. But God has blended the body together, giving more abundant honor to the member that lacked, -1Cor12:24

By partaking of Christ as the meal offering, we become the reproduction of Christ—the church as a corporate meal offering

II. We need to eat Christ as our meal offering so that He can live again on the earth through us in His divinely enriched humanity:

. By eating Christ as our meal offering, we become the reproduction, duplication, and enlargement of Christ as the meal offering.

. By eating Christ as our meal offering, we can live and magnify Him, the wonderful, excellent, and mysterious God-man who lived in the Gospels.

IV. By partaking of Christ as the meal offering, we become the reproduction of Christ—the church as a corporate meal offering:

. Romans 8 reveals that, as believers in Christ, we should be a duplication of Christ as the meal offering; we should be a copy, a reproduction, of Christ and thus be the same as He is.

. We need to be blended together into one Body by living the meal-offering church life.

Key Verses (3)

Who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to His own purposeand grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before the times of the ages.- 2 Tim. 1:9

For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. -Rom. 14:17

I John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and endurance in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.- Rev. 1:9

We may possess the humanity of Jesus
For the Lord’s recovery, for the spiritual warfare, and for the kingdom of God

V. By partaking of Christ as the meal offering, we may possess the humanity of Jesus for the Lord’s recovery, for the spiritual warfare, and for the kingdom of God:

. Because of the degradation of the church and the corruption of society, we are in a situation that requires the Lord’s humanity for His recovery.

. We need the humanity of Jesus for the spiritual warfare; the spiritual warfare between the enemy and the saints is mainly dependent upon the humanity of Jesus.

. For God to have a kingdom on the earth, there is the need for His redeemed and regenerated people to possess the humanity of Jesus and to have the proper human virtues; When we have the humanity of Jesus, we will not only be in the kingdom of God—we will be the kingdom of God.

 

Prophesying Topics—Twelve Topics per Week

D1

T1The meal offering typifies Christ in His humanity as food for God (Lev. 2:1; John 6:57.63).

(Please illustrate that We need to eat Christ as our meal offering so that He can live again on the earth through us)

T2Paul’s living, therefore, was a repetition of the living of Jesus. (Acts28:1-10, 28:9)

(According In Acts 27 and 28 Paul lived Christ in a situation that was altogether contrary to his culture and character.)

D2

T1The conception of John the Baptist and that of Jesus the Savior(Luke 1:15,John1:14)

(Please illustrate that the conception of John the Baptist and that of Jesus the Savior are strikingly different in essence.)

T2     God’s purpose is to have a corporate God-man in order to express Him and

represent Him(Gen. 1:26-27,Luke1:68~69、78~79)

(Please illustrate that In the Gospel of Luke we see the kind of man that God intended to have in Genesis 1 and 2)

D3

T1the living of the Lord Jesus was humanly divine (Luke7:1-17, 10:25-37, 15:11-32)

(Please give examples to illustrate The Gospel of Luke unveils the ministry of the Man-Savior in His human virtues with His divine attributes.)

T2  The highest standard of morality is the living of the One—the Lord Jesus Christ(Luke7:36~50,10:25~37)

(According to the verses above,Please illustrate that As revealed in the Gospel of Luke, the Lord Jesus had the highest standard of morality)

D4

T1The church life is a corporate meal offering (Lev 2:3, 1Cor12:12, 10:17)

(Please illustrate that The meal offering is not merely Christ but Christ with the church life.)

T2The church life is not an angelic life but a life full of humanity. (1Cor10:17)

(Please illustrate that For the church life, we quite need a human living which is mingled with the Holy Spirit.)

D5

T1 We need to be blended together into one Body by living the meal-offering church life (1Cor12:24):

(Please illustrate that The meal offering is a type of the blending for the fulfillment of God’s economy.)

T2     We need the humanity of Jesus for the Lord’s recovery (2 Tim. 2:19—3:14):

(Please illustrate that In order to have the Lord’s recovery in such a degraded time, we need a proper humanity.)

D6

T1We need the humanity of Jesus for the spiritual warfare(1Cor15:47,Heb. 2:14)

(The spiritual warfare between the enemy and the saints is mainly dependent upon the humanity of Jesus.)

T2 We need the humanity of Jesus for the kingdom of God (Rev. 1:9; Rom. 14:17)

(When we have the humanity of Jesus, we will not only be in the kingdom of God—we will be the kingdom of God.)

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