with Jeremy Westcott –
When we first began looking at the different redemptive gifts that Paul lists in Romans 12:6-8, we saw that each had a colour associated with it. The colours have frequency and vibration that we resonate with in the spiritual realm. And we recognise that when the different coloured flags and banners are waving in our meetings, they open up particular spiritual connections.
But also associated with each gift are different primary areas of the soul:
- Prophet – Red – Mind
- Servant – Orange – Will
- Teacher – Yellow – Mind
- Exhorter – Green – Emotions
- Giver – Blue – Mind
- Ruler – Indigo – Will
- Mercy – Violet – Emotions
The spirit/soul wheel
In this diagram the colours represent the gifts and are linked to the soul areas associated with them.
If we are looking to overcome the stronghold areas in our gift, we can use the complementary areas of the soul to do that. These are the areas next to our own gift, both clockwise and counter-clockwise on the wheel. So, for example, red is the prophet gift which operates primarily in the mind. To overcome the weaknesses in the prophet gift you need the servant gift’s soul area, the will, and the mercy gift’s soul area, the emotions.
The most effective way of achieving this in community is to get alongside people with complementary gifting/soul areas, because you will be able to provide a perspective that each of them needs as well as drawing on them yourself. You may even find yourselves naturally drawn together in relationship because you instinctively know that you need one another’s support and help. This is why it is so important for us to overcome any mutual suspicion or distrust of our differences and to honour God’s gifts in one another.
Follow the wheel around and you will see that each gifts needs the strengths of two other gifts.
How does this work? There are connections between the human spirit and the human soul. Each portion of the human spirit is connected to a portion of the human soul. So we need our spirit to engage with our soul to enable it to be led and directed into the things that God wants. A culture of honour and a dependence on each other (in a right sense) will enable each of us to be a fully functioning individual – and together to become a fully functioning body.
God wants to call forth our spirit, and to call forth those gifts in us, so that we will be able to function in the things He has called us to. Just as the Father spoke over Jesus He wants to speak over us as His children today. He wants to speak truth, to call forth His desires for us.
So now, I encourage you to be open to the Holy Spirit. Let’s open up our spirit to hear what He says over us. The gathering angels come as He speaks, to help us remove some of the things He does not want in us. Seraphim angels come with fiery coals from the altar to bring healing and wholeness as they touch areas of our lives. He does not want to just speak to our minds, He wants to engage our emotions, our will, our imagination, our conscience, our choice. He wants to engage through our spirit: through reverence, fear of the Lord, faith, hope, prayer, intuition, revelation, worship – He wants to engage us fully as a person.
Let’s take a few moments to sense His presence: Father, Son and Holy Spirit speaking to our hearts, speaking to our spirits, calling forth those redemptive gifts of sonship which He has placed within us. Hear what God is speaking over us:
I call forth your identity as My child.
I call forth your redemptive gifts.
I call forth your identity as an overcomer and a conqueror.
I call forth your ability to subdue and to rule your soul.
I call you to be transformed by the renewing of your mind.
I release the gathering angels to expose and remove stumbling blocks and lawlessness from your life, to expose and remove demonic strongholds, to expose and remove iniquitous roots, to expose and remove birthright curses.
I call you to surrender and trust Me.
I call you to know your true identity, gift and destiny as My child.
God intends us to be part of bringing all creation back into His original intention and purpose, that of redeeming not only this planet but the whole cosmos. True, we are imperfect people, but if we are willing to surrender to Him then He can do that through us.
He is looking for the response of our hearts: for us to say ‘yes’, to draw closer to Him, to allow Him deeper into our hearts, to let the barriers down so that He can bring healing to some of those deep areas of hurt and pain which we have been carefully protecting. Let’s allow our spirits to worship Him in freedom, and to open up our hearts and allow the Holy Spirit, the angels and the presence of God to bring healing, wholeness and restoration.
Let’s come into agreement with Him, let’s realign ourselves back into who we really are, so that we can come into wholeness, into peace, into that place of rest. Not striving or struggling but enjoying the relationship with God that He designed us to have, walking with Him in the cool of the day in the garden of our hearts and in the garden of heaven, we can bring heaven to earth and see His kingdom come, manifested here on earth as it is in heaven.
Related articles from Freedom ARC
- Redemptive Gifts (1)
- “Does This Apply To Me?” – Redemptive Gifts (5)
- Who We Really Are
- Destiny (blog series)
Other resources from Freedom ARC
- “A progressive, structured journey to being a Son of God” – Engaging God subscription, for the Joshua Generation – click here for details
- Destiny: Redemptive Gifts mp3 audio teaching series by Mike Parsons (this post has again been drawn from session 3).
- Exercises: How To Enter The Spiritual Realm and Interact with God (YouTube video)
- Freedom Apostolic Resources website and Freedom ARC Facebook page
- Arc Angel, our curated online newspaper
- Resources in other languages
Recommended resources from others
- Redemptive Gifts of Individuals – 21-part YouTube video series by Arthur Burk
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THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS 2 – GOING DEEPER
From June 18th-21st 2020, Nancy Coen, Lindy Strong and Justin Paul Abraham will be joining Mike Parsons to present The Restoration of All Things 2 Virtual Conference live online.
Note: this event has been rearranged as a virtual event due to the uncertainty caused by Covid-19.
There are two levels of participation:
- Either the full Enhanced Virtual Conference Experience, allowing you to take part live in the discussion and question and answer sessions scheduled throughout the event. The cost is £150 GBP (£200 for couples).
- Or a conventional live stream option, which is for you if you only wish to watch and do not intend to take an active part in the discussions. The cost is £100 GBP (£150 for couples).
We’re delighted that all four speakers from last year’s event will again be joining us!
God is restoring all things according to His original intent and purpose.
- What does that mean for you and me?
- What does it mean for the church?
- What does it mean for the world, for the cosmos, for the unseen realm?
- Is there any thing, any system or any being that God cannot or will not restore?
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