Extra Virgin Grace – The Olive Tree vs. The Fig Tree

Ryan Rufus’ NEW Book is out!!! The Grace Revolution is once again advancing into new territory, rediscovering old truths afresh…

This is such an excellent book expositing the Amazing Truths of the Good News of God’s Grace/Favor, The New Covenant of Faith…

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Extra Virgin grace book by Ryan Rufus

Praise for “Extra Virgin Grace”:
“Master expositor and dynamic teacher Ryan Rufus invites you on a Scripture-filled journey to encounter the fullness of God's grace. So many of life's toughest questions are answered in this book. Read it to soak in the purity of the gospel and relax in Jesus like never before.”
- Dr. Andrew Farley, bestselling author of “The Naked Gospel” and “God Without Religion”

“Fresh, oh so fresh to read a book full of the revelation of God‟s Grace and goodness. A word in season that will impact those who read it, and will turn hearts towards the message of Extra Virgin Grace, the heart of our Father. Great job Ryan.”
- Will Graham, CEO Andrew Wommack Ministries-Europe, www.awme.net

“Extra Virgin Grace is one of those precious books that cause you to love Jesus more once you're finished reading it. Ryan shows himself to be one of today's finest practical theologians. Masterfully utilizing the lens of grace, he leads us to a place where we can gain application filled clarity on the finished work of the cross and our righteousness in Christ. I'm certain that this book will become part of my arsenal in raising up pastors, leaders, and church planters all around the world.” - Lucas Miles, President, The Oasis Network For Churches, USA, www.oasnet.org
“Ryan has hit a home run again with his latest book “Extra Virgin Grace”. It brims with razor sharp insight into the beauty and fullness of life lived in the freedom of the New Covenant. For those who have lived under years of mixed law and grace, this book will clear any cobwebs in your thinking and thrust you into Spirit-led glory-filled New Covenant life to the maximum! Along the way, Ryan kills a few holy cows that have kept believers for years in a fog of condemnation and confusion. This is truth that will really set you free!”
- Fini de Gersigny, Lead elder, Jubilee Church, Australia, www.jubilee.org.au

“Ryan Rufus is among a fresh new company declaring the radical, scandalous grace of Christ's cross. Enjoy the following chapters as His pure, sweet oil of grace pours through you. Feast on the abundance of His table.”
- John Crowder, President, Sons of Thunder Ministries & Publications, USA, www.TheNewMystics.com

“This book is a smorgasbord of grace and a feast for the hungry. It provides a sweeping study of many topics that are often misunderstood. If you want a grace-based perspective of the Beatitudes, true holiness, eternal security, discipline and walking by the spirit, read this book.”
- Prof. Paul D. Ellis, Escape to Reality, New Zealand, www. escapetoreality.org

“This book is a one-of-a-kind. The insights are inspiring, the ideas are important and the impact is intense. A very revealing, renewing and refreshing book. It brings the “amazing” back to grace!”
- Ps. Paul P. Hernandez, National Director and Senior Pastor, FREE Mission Philippines Inc. www.freemissionphils.com

“This is an absolute must read for those who desire certainty and full and complete assurance of God‟s love. Every sentence needs to be read, not just selected chapters. If you are already a grace based person, please don‟t think you know it all. This book will open the eyes of your heart even more. If you have any chains left they will fall away.”
- Rob Rufus, Lead elder, City Church International, Hong Kong, www.ccihk.com

“This book gave me a fresh insight and helpfully explained many of the wonderful mysteries about grace. It reminded me to stay teachable and keep learning all I can about the amazing person of grace. The publishing of this book could not have come at a better time for all those serious about correctly dividing the Word of Truth. Well done Ryan!”
- Steve Wheeler, Lead elder, Highway Christian Community, South Africa, www.highway.org.za

“The Scriptures declare that „beautiful are the feet of those who preach good news‟. With this book, Ryan has shown us good looking feet. His work brings practical clarity to the proclamation of peace, good tidings, salvation and the reign of God. He joins an ever expanding crowd of New Covenant ministers lifting up voices full of joy. Extra Virgin Grace makes plain and beautiful God's abounding grace for us.”
-Gregory Haswell, Lead Elder, Northlands Church, USA, www. northlandschurch.com

“Ryan has the awesome ability to remove the unfortunate effects of something I like to call 'Christian Tunnelvision.' This is when well-meaning people can't see, hear or think in ways beyond the images of God that religion and legalism have rooted in their minds. The light Ryan sheds on the topics in this book will help shatter many of those false images of God which religion created and at the same time reveal to you sides of grace and truth you might not have even considered!”
-Cornel Marais, Founder, Charisma Ministries, New Zealand, www.charismaministries.org
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Destined to Reign!!!

This book by Joseph Prince, “Destined to reign”, has to be one of my favorite books on the New Covenant Grace of God!!!

It is so incredibly packed with New Covenant truths of God’s Grace that you can meditate on for hours….

I highly recommended it, I’m now beginning to go through this book again the second time, and studying it deeply looking at all the related scriptures, and going to go through the book with my friends regulary.

To buy from australasia:

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To order from Joseph Prince website:

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Thankyou !!

Tony

Basic intro to the New Covenant, 2 Cor 5:21

New Covenant

  • What is Righteousness? 2 Corinthians 5:21
    • How do we get it?
      • Under Old Covenant Righteousness by the Law (Deut 6:25; Php 3:7-9))
        • Also called “Self-righteousness” (Romans 9:30-10:4)
        • The ability to attain Righteousness by Self
        • Our Righteous Acts are like Filthy rags (Isaiah 64:6)
        • External keeping of the commandments produced external holiness
      • Under New Covenant, Rightousness by Faith
        • God’s Gift of Righteousness, a Righteous that is From God not from Man (Romans 1:17)The Righteous that is by Faith Apart from Works (Romans 4:6-8; Galatians 2:15-21)

          Jesus showed that Self-righteousness was impossible by expounding the Law internally (Matt 5:21-30)

          Messiah is the End of the Law, End to Self-Righteousness- (Romans 10:4)

          How did Jesus become Sin? Did He Sin? No!! He was tempted in All ways, yet without sin. (Heb 4:16)

          Jesus received our Sin as a Gift, so we received His Righteousness as a Gift not because of any righteous acts we’ve done.

    • God only sees One Righteousness-that is His Righteousness
    • Let’s Boast in God’s Righteousness not our own righteousness (1 Cor 1:22-23; 29-31; Jer 9:23-24)

    Is it the job of the Holy Spirit to make me feel guilty and point out my faults all the time? John 16:8-11

    • He will Convict the world wrong concerning Sin- because THEY/WORLD/UNBELIEVERS don’t believe in Me
      • Sin is in the Singular, the Sin of Unbelief. John 3:18,36; 8:24. Mark 16:16The Holy Spirit only makes unbelievers convinced, not the Church.

        How can the Holy Spirit convict you of your sin if God Remembers them No MOre? a double negative? is God confused? Hebrews 10:17-18

        Heb 10:2 “For the worshippers would have been cleansed Once and For All, and would No Longer have Felt Guilty for their Sins.”

      Concerning Righteousness, because I AM GOING TO THE FATHER

      • God will judge the world one day to see if they’ve received His Gift of Righteousness. Acts 17:31.Jesus was crucified to take the punishment of my sin, and He was raised to make me Right with God (Righteousness/Justification) Romans 4:23-25. 6:11. Jesus included my sinful nature in His death, when He rose from the dead He included me in His Resurrection, I was was raised with Him in Resurrection life and now I share in His Life, share His Righteousness- Right standing with God.

        The Holy Spirit will only Convict/Convince that you are God’s Righteousness. He will never point out your fault.

      Concerning Judgement, because the ruler of this world has been Condemned.

      • The only person that the Holy Spirit ‘makes’ feel guilty, or point out faults to is the devil.

      The devil is the one who makes you feel guilty and points out your faults all the time- he is the prosecutor at law. Revelations 12:10-11

      Do not mistake the devil to be the Holy Spirit

       

    What is the Law? 2Cor 3:6-11

    • The ten commandments, engraved by the finger of God
    • The ministry of death
    • The ministry of condemnation
    • made ineffective with fading glory
    • It has been cancelled (Col 2:14-15)
    • We died to the law (Romans 7:6)

    What was the purpose of the Law? Romans 7:6-11

    • brings sin to life. V.7
    • gives sin opportunity to take control.
    • no Law, no sin
    • produces in me all kinds of evil desires

Divine Healing Technician MP3s, Toowomba, Australia, June, 2010

Curry Blake, the oversear of John G. Lake ministries, reckons that about 95% of teaching about Divine healing in the church worldwide has been wrong.

Have you ever heard such statements about healing such as,

“The reason why you are not healed or you lost your healing is because,:

there is sin in your life; you are not Holy enough; your sickness is God teaching you a lesson; God doesn’t heal everybody; your sickness is just a thorn in the flesh; maybe God will heal you one day; God can heal but He doesn’t always heal; it’s a generational curse etc…”

Did you know that, none of these statements have any biblical basis? it’s simply traditions of man taught as truth.

The reason why God heals, is because of this Reason: that He loves you!!! it’s purely a work of His Grace!! It’s a Gift, not of works so that no one can boast!!! you can’t earn your healing!! Jesus earned it for you, so its legally/rightly yours by faith through grace- unmerited/undeserved Favor!!! just as salvation/eternal life/ forgiveness of sins/ perfect record is a gift, so is healing!!! you just believe, receive and claim it because its rightly yours!!!

Check out these most amazing wonderful 24+hrs of teaching on Divine healing from the Scriptures, primarily based upon the Divine Healing Manual used by John G Lake himself- which is even taught in some bible colleges today.

This will training you to understand your authority in Christ and to heal the sick successfully. You will become a “Divine Healing Technician”.

Curry also challenges many sacred cows, traditions of man in the church. Curry is a Texan, very blunt and in your face kind of person, his background was military and martial arts before he got into the healing ministry- so we know he is a no, non-sense person and straight to the point. He had already been teaching for over 3 weeks non-stop so he was very tired while he taught. He’s not perfect, but he is teachable and I encourage you to be open and to take whatever the Spirit of God highlights to you.

What’s so good about this ministry is the fruit, they are seeing so many people trained to heal the sick and so many healings take place! I experienced an mighty healing in my health as well, you’ll see it in my previous post.

I was able to ask him 2 questions about the grace of God 🙂

Divine Healing Day 1 track 1

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Divine Healing Day 1 track 6

Divine Healing Day 2 track 1

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Divine Healing Day 2 track 3

Divine Healing Day 2 track 4

Divine Healing Day 2 track 5

Divine Healing Day 2 track 6

Divine Healing Day 3 track 1

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Divine Healing Day 3 track 4

Divine Healing Day 3 track 5

Divine Healing Day 3 track 6

Evening Healing Session

Thankyou and bless you 🙂

A New Creation, Mp3 John Crowder

It will transform your life!!!

Goto this link and listen to the first message:

http://www.jubilee.org.au/index.cfm?i=6163&mid=18

Hello friends!!!!

I’m listening to this awesome powerful clear message by John Crowder about the New Creation we have in Christ Jesus!!! This is the probably the best explanation I’ve heard so far- It’s not about the sinful nature anymore, but it’s All about the New Creation we have in Christ Jesus and Renewing your mind to believe it so that your act like who you Really Are!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Unsearchable riches of Christ Part 1, MP3

Here is a teaching, discussion on the Unsearchable riches of Christ found in the Gospel, concealed in the Old Testament but Revealed in the New Testament through Jesus the Messiah!!!

Feel free to listen and download by clicking right button and ‘save link as’.

RevelationOfChrist

I will add some study notes and Q & A section to this as well later on, thanks.

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The mystery/secret of the Good News of Christ

 

Ephesians 3:1-12; Colossians 1:25-28

 

It was kept hidden for ages past but it has now been revealed to us New Testament saints who believe in Jesus as the Messiah

 

What is this mystery? This secret? What is the unsearchable riches of Christ? What does unsearchable mean?

 

How did paul receive revelation to understand this mystery?

On the road to Damascus. Acts 26:12-23. Compare this with the mount of transfiguration Matthew 17:1-13. He counted all things as poo compare to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ. Php 3:1-11

 

What is this mystery?

Luke 24:25-27; 44-48

Jesus is the completion, fullfillment of prophecy, types and shadows of the Old Testament- Law, Prophets and Writings. Jesus is the OT manifested/revealed in a human body (John 1:1.)

Paul saw Jesus in every page of the OT. To preach Jesus from the OT was his revelation.

2 Corinthians 1:20

 

Christ in the Old Testament

Since God’s plan focuses on Christ and his glory (Eph 1:10), it is natural that the promises of God and the symbols in the Old testmant all point forward to him. “For all the promises of God find their Yes in him [Christ]” (2 Cor 1:20).

The OT as a whole, through its promises, its symbols, and its pictures of salvation, looks forward to the actual accomplishment of salvation that took place once-for-all in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Sometimes God gives immediate, temporal blessings in the Old Testament. These blessings are only a foretaste of the rich eternal blessings that come through Christ: Eph 1:3

The NT constantly talks about Christ and the salvation that he has brought. That is obvious. What is not so obvious is that the same is true of the OT, though it does this by way of anticipation. It gives us shadows and type of things that were to come. (1 Cor 10:6,11; Heb 8:5)

A type is a special example, symbol, or picture that God designed beforehand, and that he placed in history at an earlier point in time in order to point forward to a later, larger fulfillment.

Animal sacrifices in the OT prefigured the final sacrifice of Christ. So these animal sacrifices were ‘types’ of Christ.

Fulfillment takes place preeminently in Christ (Eph 1:10; 2 Cor 1:20).

 

The law is Shadow, but Christ is the Reality/Substance. (Colossians 2:16-20)

 

Even angels and the OT saints longed to look into these things to uncover the hidden gospel but you and I have been privileged to have it revealed to us!!

1 Peter 1:10-12

 

What are some of the unsearchable riches of Christ as hidden/concealed in the OT that has been revealed to NT saints since Jesus death, burial, ressurection and ascension?

 

-The heavens have been opened by Jesus’ baptism. It never closed since then.

Under Moses law, your sin brought a curse that could close the heavens above you like bronze. Deut 28:23. But Jesus rescued us from the curse of the law Gal 3:13.

Isaiah 64:1; Matthew 3:13-17; Luke 3:21-22; Acts 7:54-56.

Don’t be like the confused pentecostals who asked God to open the heavens, but thank God the heavens are already opened above you!!!!

 

-Psalm 51, Ezekiel 36:22-27; Jeremiah 33:8; 31:33-34 Prophecy=> Hebrews 10:15-18; 1John 1:5-9; Colossians 2:13-14; Ephesians 1:7; Matthew 6:12-15; John 20:22-23

-Psalm 25:3-6 Prophecy => Fulfillment Hebrews 10:19-23; Colossians 1:22

-The Glory of God lives inside of you! We don’t have to ‘get’ into the Glory, we are already in the Glory!! Colossians 1:24-27; 2:9; Hebrews 1:3; John 17:20-26. That is the Glory and the Unsearchable Riches of the New Covenant in Christ compared to moses covenant.

The OT Glory was a fading glory that’s why you had to get more of it. But NT glory is unfading glory and is ever increasing glory!! There is only 2 types of Glory: OT glory or NT Glory. (2 Corinthians 3:7-18)

 

Conclusion:

The mystery is this: Jesus Who is the fulfillment of the OT lives inside of you so you can experience God’s Glory!!

 

The Glory of God is the tangible Presence of God that is manifested into the earthly realm, that can be tasted, touched, smelt and seen.

 

The Old Covenant of Moses which was made obsolete is this: the Glory of God is outside of you!!

But the New Covenant established by Jesus is this: The Glory of God is inside of you!!

 

Say with me, Christ in me the Hope of experiencing God’s Glory!! Jesus is all I need and I have already have Him!! It’s all about Jesus!!!

 

Redeemed from the Curse of the Law, MP3 audio

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08/11/09

Yesterday was sharing a message to a group of believers about how God spoke to me about on Galatians 3:13 about Christ redeeming us from the curse of the law so that we might receive the blessing given to Abraham.

Here is a quick list of the notes and I will update it again soon in more detail- i made a couple of small mistakes in my talk.

Feel free to give any feedback, questions, challenges and answers because it helps us all to grow and expand our understanding of the truth.

Galatians 3 10 But those who depend on the law to make them right with God are under his curse, for the Scriptures say, “Cursed is everyone who does not observe and obey all the commands that are written in God’s Book of the Law.”*11 So it is clear that no one can be made right with God by trying to keep the law. For the Scriptures say, “It is through faith that a righteous person has life.”*12 This way of faith is very different from the way of law, which says, “It is through obeying the law that a person has life.”* 13 But Christ has rescued us from the curse pronounced by the law. When he was hung on the cross, he took upon himself the curse for our wrongdoing. For it is written in the Scriptures, “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree.”*14 Through Christ Jesus, God has blessed the Gentiles with the same blessing he promised to Abraham, so that we who are believers might receive the promised* Holy Spirit through faith.
Deuteronomy 2123 the body must not remain hanging from the tree overnight. You must bury the body that same day, for anyone who is hung* is cursed in the sight of God. In this way, you will prevent the defilement of the land the LORD your God is giving you as your special possession.

Obedience to the law results in blessings Deut 28:1-14

Disobedience to the law results in horrible curses Deut 28:15-68

Law is one unit

James 2 10 For the person who keeps all of the laws except one is as guilty as a person who has broken all of God’s laws.11 For the same God who said, “You must not commit adultery,” also said, “You must not murder.”* So if you murder someone but do not commit adultery, you have still broken the law.

In our day, what else can the ‘law’ refer to?
The ‘law’ not only stands for the Mosaic law, but it can also stand for church laws/traditions, denominations laws, or any requirements you put on yourself in order to obtain righteousness before God, right standing before God.

What is legalism? or does it mean to be ‘living under the law’?
i.e. if you don’t do this or dont’ do that, then God won’t love you anymore and He will be angry with you. God will only love you if you do this and that- conditional love.

What is the purpose of the Law?

-To reveal sin.

Romans 3 19 Obviously, the law applies to those to whom it was given, for its purpose is to keep people from having excuses, and to show that the entire world is guilty before God.20 For no one can ever be made right with God by doing what the law commands. The law simply shows us how sinful we are.

-To Stirup sin. Romans 7:8-13; 1 Corinthians 15:56

-To stop the mouth. Romans 3:19-20

-To lead us to Christ. Galatians 3:24

Are Christians under the old covenant law?

No. We live by the Spirit by Faith in Christ’s blood, we don’t live by external rules and laws written on tablets of stone but an inward guiding of the Holy Spirit of Grace that doesn’t bring any condemnation, guilty or curse but brings freedom and spontaneity.

Galatians 2:19; 5:18

Romans 6:14; 7:4

1 Timothy 1:8-11

We live by faith in Christ and we are made right with God through a Gift.

Galatians 2:20

Romans 3:21-26

Genesis 15:6; Habakuk 2:4

God swore an oath to never be angry with us again

Isaiah 54:9-10;43:25, Hebrews 8:8-13

We overcome the devil, the accuser of our brothers and sisters by the blood of Jesus given to us by God because God is FOR us not against us!! He is our Defender not our accuser!!