Pinecrest Bible Training Center

John 12:24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone.

Beginning in 2008 the vision and bible school that God so graciously gave Wade Taylor beginning in 1968 came to an abrupt end, falling into the ground and dying.

We now wait for God to raise up and bring forth His seed of promise in another, that the vision fail not.

Summer 2000
Becoming a Habitation of The Most High
David French
Pastor, Mozambique, Africa.

“Now therefore you are no more strangers and
foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints,
and of the household of God.

“And are built upon the foundation of the
apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself
being the Chief Corner Stone; In whom all
the building fitly framed together groweth
unto an holy temple in the Lord.

“In whom you also are builded together for an
habitation of God through the Spirit.” Eph 2:19-22.

The desire of the Lord is that we become a place for His habitation, a place where He might be pleased to dwell.

This has always been the desire of the Lord, even when He visited the children of Israel in the wilderness. The Israelites were excited about the Lord manifestly appearing to them in His glory, but after they learned the conditions for abiding in His presence, they became afraid and were unwilling to meet these conditions.

Therefore, they asked Moses to go and meet the Lord in their behalf. They settled for the lesser, thus Israel only knew the acts of God, but Moses the ways of God.

The Lord's desire is the same today. He is seeking those who are willing to pay the price in order to become the habitation of the Most High. The conditions for this are still the same, as God does not change. We are to sanctify ourselves and be holy even as He is holy.

"Casting down imaginations, and every high
thing that exalted itself against the knowledge
of God, bringing into captivity every thought
to the obedience of Christ." 2 Cor 10:5

To become a place for the habitation of God, we are to maintain a life of holiness and purity, exalting the Lord in every area of our lives.

We will be overcome by temptation if we do not actively cast down those things which try to exalt themselves above the knowledge of God. There will always be temptations. Therefore, we are to maintain a close relationship with the Lord, that we might be able to rightly discern the attacks of the enemy and overcome them.

"My sheep listen to My voice, and I know them,
and they follow Me.” John 10:27 Weymouth.

The Lord never said that we would not hear the enemy's voice, but rather, that we are to be blind and deaf to the accuser.

The following Scripture shows us how Jesus actively cast down all those things which sought to exalt themselves above the knowledge of God.

"Who is blind, but My servant, or deaf as My messenger
that I have sent. Who is blind as He that is perfect
and blind as the Lord's servant.

“Seeing many things, but observest not. Opening the
ears but heareth not. The Lord is well pleased for
His righteousness sake, He will magnify the law and
make it honorable." Isaiah 42:19-21

Jesus only acted on that which His Father said and did, and because of this, the Father dwelt with Him continually. Therefore, Jesus was able to say, "If you have seen Me, you have seen the Father." He always did that which the Father would have done.

The Father was pleased to abide with Jesus. This was because He paid the price to become the habitation of the Most High God.

Are we willing today to pay the full price in order to become His habitation; a place where God is pleased to dwell? We are not waiting for God; rather, the Lord is waiting for us to make a full commitment to Him.


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