Monday, June 17, 2019

Holy Imagination & the Secret Place

VIDEO: Holy Imagination & the Secret Place

During our Tea & Coffee meeting, the topic came up: Should we be using our imagination, envisioning the Secret Place, Throne Room, Jesus, or Heaven to visit with the Lord by picturing the Secret Place, Throne Room, Jesus, or Heaven?

We had invited the Holy Spirit to lead the meeting, and I was shocked by what He revealed.

Teachings about using our “holy imagination” to enter Heaven are becoming prevalent in the Church. What is “holy imagination?” The word “holy” means separate, set apart, sanctified. Can our imagination be holy?

I sought confirmation about what had been revealed during our meeting. The next day as I played uplifting, worship music, I saw myself dancing with the Lord. Meeting with Him was the desire of my heart and I wanted to make sure I wasn’t forcing the issue, so I tested the spirits:

“Do you confess that Jesus, the Christ, has come in the flesh upon the Earth?” I asked.

My dancing partner bowed and kissed my hand, “I do so confess because I did and I shall come again.” 

Dancing with great exuberance, I spun around and around, moving away from the Lord, and back again, at a frantic pace. The Lord pulled me close, “Peace, be still.” He whispered. What was happening in the spirit was a reflection of what was happening in my life. A new need had arisen at Agape Christian Fellowship and I was working frantically to get things in order. “Relax and just BE.” His words calmed my spirit and I relaxed against Him. 

After a few minutes, I whispered, “May I ask you something?” 

I could feel Him smile, “Always,” He stated.

“If I am to teach people about coming here, I need to know: Is it okay to use our imagination to get here?”

The Lord’s response was slow and measured, each word was purposefully spoken, “It is good to keep your mind focused on things above. It is right to keep your mind focused on Yahweh (the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit).” 

We danced for a few seconds before He continued, “Trying to control/demand when and where you connect with YOUR Creator is an act of rebellion. Who is man to tell God when and where He should be? This is idolatry, placing yourself above God and rebelling against His control.” I could feel His sadness at what was happening. I caused Him pain by leading those who are really seeking Him to be led astray. 

“Oh, Lord,” I asked, “let those searching for You, find You and no other.”

The Lord showed me how this would happen, He stated, “Always let the Holy Spirit guide you, never try to guide the Spirit. It is We who lead you, not man who leads Us.” 

He pulled me close, “If they will focus on Me and let any desire they have, the world and all things in it, fall away, they shall find Me.”  This is the true way to enter Heaven and the Secret Place: we don’t seek the place, we seek our Lord in our spirits, (our hearts), not with our soul (mind, will, and emotions). 

The Lord told me to go and write this down and make it clear. When I opened my eyes, I was shocked to see only three minutes had passed during this visit to the Secret Place. Writing down what happened took a lot longer and that was the easy part. Next, I had to research everything that was said: it must be in agreement with God’s word to be a valid visit to the Secret Place. 

“Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” (Colossians 3:2 AKJV)

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” (Jeremiah 29:13 AKJV)

Setting our minds on God and our place in His kingdom is good. Picturing Jesus can sometimes be helpful when we worship. However, we will find Him when we seek Him with our whole hearts, not Heaven. 

I have spread out My hands all the day to a rebellious people, which walks in a way that was not good, after their own thoughts; (Isaiah 65:2 AKJV)

Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:5 KJV)

We are not to focus on our own thoughts or our own imagination because it is a tool, not the thing we are seeking. Our imagination can stir up our love, but if we focus on what we imagine instead of God, this places our minds - part of our soul - above God. We are focusing on an image we create instead of on God.

The Lord may appear in any way HE chooses. We must let go of the images once our hearts are set on God. We are to follow the leading and guiding of the Holy Spirit, not of created images, expecting God to use what we, ourselves have created.  As the Lord said to me, and this scripture stated, following after OUR imagination is exalting our own soul (where our imagination comes from) above God.

“...for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.” (1 Samuel 8:7 AKJV)

God is to reign over us: He is to lead us. Letting man, even ourselves lead and expect God to follow our imagination, is rebellion against God’s authority in our lives. The Lord has provided all we need and it doesn’t come from our soul or our own imagination:

For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. (Romans 8:14 KJV)

We need to let the Holy Spirit be in complete control. This means letting go of everything else, our imagination, our own will, and all this world is. If we will focus on the Lord and how much we love Him, the Holy Spirit is our Guide, He will lead us to the Secret Place. 

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