QuadStar Graphics Of First Century Authenticity Depicting Unity In Diversity
L. Phillip Schmidt, Evangel Gospel Minister, D.D., Pastoral Counselor and
Esther Grace Schmidt, Evangel Gospel Minister

In Chapters 1 and 10 of the Book of Ezekiel, the prophet describes four wheels, each by a cherubim ... "as if a wheel had been in the midst of a wheel." Ezekiel 10:10. The spectrum of the wheels which the prophet saw of physical Old Testament meaningfulness and adherence were wheels that came up against each other and one another; whereas the Wheel representing Three-Wheels-In-One, as depicted in this graphic, describes Spiritual Truths within the New Testament Progressives of God's Covenant Of Sovereign Grace by the abrupt change Christ made to manifest Himself through Authentic Christians living today in His Kingdom which He established after the Inter-Trans-Testament period following the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70.

As the Lord God "was there" in Ezekiel's generation with the Ancient Israelites whom He divorced because His original "called-out people" neither confided nor abided whole-heartedly and faithfully with Him; even so today the Lord God is present in the here of now generation of His Spiritual Kingdom of "called-out people" [elected] which are so being and doing - the Spirit of the Lord, the Wisdom of the Lord, the Understanding of the Lord, the Counsel of the Lord, the Might of the Lord, the Knowledge of the Lord, and the Fear [Reverence] of the Lord (see Isaiah 11:2-3). Having the aforementioned Seven-Fold Characteristics Of The Holy Spirit (Eyes Of Omnipresence), Christ's Elect are privileged to sit with Him in Heavenly Places (Eph. 2:6) and reign with Him as Kings and Priests (Rev. 5:10) - and otherwise God's Kingdom Children - thus bearing His Spiritual Fruit of BEING loving, joyous, peaceful, patient, gentle, good, having faith in God, meek, and moderate in all things - of which there is no condemning law! See Gal. 5:22-23.

Progressive Informatings - 1

To each of His Spiritually-Elect, Christ says: "Thou whom I have taken from the ends of the earth, and called thee from chief men [women] thereof, and said unto thee, Thou art my servant; I have chosen thee, and not cast thee away" (Isaiah 41:9-10). The outside edge of this Wheeled Graph symbolizes our journey through this world with Authentic Christian Obedience rubbing

shoulders with both the saved and the unsaved. Just before His death, Jesus expressed His concern for His disciples: "I pray not that thou [The Father] shouldest take them [His Disciples] out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world" (John 17:15-16).

Each individual who is born-anew by the Holy Spirit comes from a unique, diverse background than any one else. However, the closer each one is drawn to Christ, the closer the Believers are united in fellowship. "But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin" (1 John 1:7).

Progressive Imports - 2

The next Wheel from the outside represents the protection and freedom the Elect may enjoy as belonging to Christ, the Reigning King. "Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with thee shall perish" (Isaiah 41:11).

"Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage" (Gal. 5:1).

"Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty" (2 Cor. 3:17). "If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, ... fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves" (Phil. 2:1-3).

Progressive Impartations - 3

The third Wheel brings the Elect closer yet to the center - which is Christ - through the Holy Spirit.

"Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought" (Isaiah 41:12).

"Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit, saith the Lord of hosts" (Zech. 4:6).

God's desire for His Elect is that they "might be filled with the knowledge of His Will in all Wisdom and Spiritual Understanding; that [they] might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the Knowledge of God; Strengthened with all Might, according to His Glorious Power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness; giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the Kingdom of his Dear Son; in whom we have Redemption through His Blood, even the forgiveness of sins" (Col. 1:9-14).

Progressive Collective Holiness - 4

The very center is Heaven's Harmonious More Abundant Life, in that the Elect share closer intimacy with their Loving Lord. "For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not [reverence ME faithfully]: I will help thee" (Isaiah 41:13). "Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the Blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied" (1 Peter 1:2). "According as His Divine Power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto Life and Godliness, through the Knowledge of Him that hath called us to Glory and Virtue: 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. And beside this, giving all Diligence, add to your Faith Virtue; and to virtue Knowledge; and to knowledge Temperance; and to temperance Patience; and to patience Godliness; and to godliness Brotherly Kindness; and to brotherly kindness Charity [Love], for if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the Knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ" (2 Peter 1:3-8).

In Conclusion

Consider God's "unity in diversity" within the Seven-Fold Characteristics Of The Holy Spirit (Eyes Of Omnipresence) being the "Root Of The Fruit"; which is not numbers of peoples for any religious enterprise; but the Nine Fruit we just discussed coming through the Vine of the Intimacy with Christ (John 15).

Yet to be authentic, we must consider the enlivenings of God's Omnipotence, and what that entails; plus God's Omniscience and what that entails; besides what it is that God's Sovereign Grace envelopes; or encapsulates throughout these three entities, AND THE TRINITY!!!!!!! That is, a perfected (matured) faithful obedience to God in Subjective and Objective Faith while sharing Conductive Faith with others chosen [Elected] and called of God to be Spiritually-Birthed, and do God's Works that are becoming to the Praise, Honor and Glory afforded to God by each one growing to grow!

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