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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.

Fall 2002
Taught by Revelation
Penny Smith

“But I make known to you, brethren, that the Gospel
which was preached by me is not according to man.
For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught
it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus
Christ.” Galatians 1:11-12.

“It came through the revelation.” Paul did not receive the Gospel that he ministered from hearing sermons, reading books, or by attending conferences. He did not attend a homiletics class on how to preach. Rather, Paul was taught by “revelation.”

There are several Biblical references in which the word “revelation” is used.

“Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint;
but blessed is he who keeps the law.” Proverbs 29:18.

The marginal note for this verse defines the word “revelation” as being “prophetic vision.” Thus, revelation allows us to see into the heavenly realm, where we see things (and people) from God's perspective. In other words, we become a See-er (Seer).

It may seem as though this realm of prophetic “seeing” is too high and lofty for us. The truth is that Jesus Christ has sent His Holy Spirit in order for us to see in this way. Seeing from God's perspective enables us to be obedient to His will. Without this revelatory vision at work within us, or active in us, we “cast off restraint.”

“How is it then, brethren? Whenever you come together,
each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue,
has a revelation, has an interpretation. Let all things
be done for edification.” I Cor 14:26.

Here, Paul is dealing with the gifts of the Spirit and their operation in a corporate body of believers. Then Paul goes on to enumerate the potential that lies within each corporate body that gathers. Within each body of believers, each individual has something spiritual to contribute to the meeting, as circumstances allow.

This means that an individual who walks after the Spirit already has within them a psalm, or teaching, or tongue, or revelation, or interpretation. All that is needed is to stir it up, and then allow it to come forth.

This is the context in which this word “revelation” is used. This should be the normal experience for the believer in Jesus Christ. YOU have something of the Spirit of Christ to give.


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