You must consider yourself as a slave of Christ, and place your pride in being counted worthy by Father. All pride of Father and Her family is appropriate; just as the H/A’s have pride in their duties, they still look to Father as the Chief Agent of life; they know no matter how powerful they are, that they are lost without Father’s favor; self worth is not on their agenda; self worth would mean preservation of life at any cost; just like the H/A’s and H/G’s, we must consider our lives as valueless unless Father sees different.
Ezra 9:8 “But now, for a brief moment, grace has come from the LORD our God to preserve a remnant for us and give us a stake in His holy place. Even in our slavery, God has given us new life and light to our eyes.”
A brief moment for grace; to preserve a remnant – that’s a small number to receive salvation; a stake in Father’s holy place depends on us being slaves to Christ; a slave cannot have pride in a world of evil; you must slave to Father’s Will to receive the new and promised life; the new light is the truth and spiritual side of Father’s wisdom.
Psalm 79:11 “Let the groans of the prisoners reach You; according to Your great power, preserve those condemned to die.”
As a former prisoner of sin, you have cried out to Father in repentance; only through the Chief Agent of life can we be preserved from a death sentence given to mankind at the Sacred Garden.
This you depend on – not pride in one’s own ability, or that of an evil world:
Psalm 138:7 “If I walk in the thick of danger, You will preserve my life from the anger of my enemies. You will extend Your hand; Your right hand will save me.”
As a slave of Christ, you do not value your present life, or you will lose it for eternity; your life is to do Father’s Will; you pray that in Father’s remembrance, you will be reanimated if you cross over.
Isaiah 56:1 [ A House of Prayer for All ] This is what the LORD says: Preserve justice and do what is right, for My salvation is coming soon, and My righteousness will be revealed.”
What is justice? It is the doing of what Father expects, for She balances the scales; so who do you have pride in, and how valuable is your life? If Father does not deem your life valuable in Her memory, then you are as the evil class that has no future hope; they have pride in Dawn, but Dawn cannot save them; so where should we direct our pride?
Jeremiah 49:10 “But I will strip Esau bare; I will uncover his secret places. He will try to hide himself, but he will be unable. His descendants will be destroyed along with his relatives and neighbors. He will exist no longer. Abandon your orphans; I will preserve them; let your widows trust in Me. For this is what the LORD says: If those who do not deserve to drink the cup must drink it, can you possibly remain unpunished? You will not remain unpunished, for you must drink [it] too.”
“He will exist no longer.” Only Father can say and mean such a thing, because only Father has the ability to wipe a person from Her memory. We must be humbled and we must not have pride in anyone but Father and her Holy Family. Father says to trust in Her:
“Abandon your orphans; I will preserve them; let your widows trust in Me.”
“If those who do not deserve to drink the cup must drink it, can you possibly remain unpunished?”
Because of Father’s balancing of the scales, even those not deserving can come under the wrath caused by another, but the one causing it will not escape; however, those not deserving of the wrath, though they are killed, they are not wiped clean from Her memory.
A vision can be revoked, but is up to Father:
Ezekiel 7:13 “The seller will certainly not return to what was sold as long as he and the buyer remain alive. For the vision concerning all its people will not be revoked, and none of them will preserve his life because of his iniquity.”
Ezekiel 13:18 “and say: This is what the Lord GOD says: Woe to the women who sew [magic] bands on the wrist of every hand and who make veils for the heads of people of every height in order to ensnare lives. Will you ensnare the lives of My people but preserve your own?”
Working our own devices can result in no preservation of our eternal hope; worldly pride is a snare to all that beckon down its path; to consider ones self valueless, leaves Father to determine our true value in Her own eyes.
Listen to our Great Teacher:
Luke 17:33 “Whoever tries to make his life secure will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.”
Just as a close H/A lost his life recently, Father will not forget him; but had he lost his life doing his own will, what benefit would the future be? Everything that transpires between now and the time the Millennium starts, is all that of doing Father’s Will with no thought of our own importance in the scheme of things; as Dawn proved by his own fall from perfection, Father can and will replace those that put a premium on themselves as being valuable to creation; only Father can judge who is worthy of eternal life and who is not.
With all that we attain, we must attain Wisdom of Father’s thinking:
Job 28:18 “Coral and quartz are not worth mentioning. The price of wisdom is beyond pearls.”
What is the value of any of us?
Isaiah 2:22 “Put no more trust in man, who has only the breath in his nostrils. What is he really worth?”
“Terrors of the Besieged City
1 How the gold has become tarnished,
the fine gold become dull!
The stones of the temple [a] lie scattered
at the corner of every street.
2 Zion’s precious people—
[once] worth their weight in pure gold —
how they are regarded as clay jars,
the work of a potter’s hands!
3 Even jackals offer [their] breasts
to nurse their young,
but my dear people have become cruel
like ostriches in the wilderness.”
“2 Zion’s precious people—[once] worth their weight in pure gold —”
We can become as valueless in Father’s eyes for transgressions; then, what is self worth, worth?
A balanced view. We are told we are worth more than…:
Matthew 6:26 “Look at the birds of the sky: they don’t sow or reap or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you worth more than they?”
Matthew 12:12 “A man is worth far more than a sheep, so it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”
A sheep did not sin, but Father still values a man as being worth more; if Father deems value, then it is Father who must put a value on each of our lives, not ourselves; we cannot because only Father knows if we are deemed redeemable.
Luke 12:6-8 “Aren’t five sparrows sold for two pennies? [a] Yet not one of them is forgotten in God’s sight. 7 Indeed, the hairs of your head are all counted. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows!
8 “And I say to you, anyone who acknowledges Me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God, ”
If you are in Father’s memory, though you die on this plane, you are not forgotten; to acknowledge Christ in Truth, is to remain in union with Father.
Romans 8:18 “[ From Groans to Glory ] For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed to us.”
To suffer on this side of the Millennium is a part of payment for our being born into sin; how can we suffer for Christ as unworthy slaves, and still have pride in this world of Dawn’s making for our efforts, because we are under undeserved kindness of even being extended the Kingdom invitation; in reality, no one is worthy of it no matter what works they perform; it is an undeserved kindness from Father, to an evil world; all of us fortunate enough to survive into the Millennium, we will do it as slaves to Christ, and pray that Father finds enough value in each of us to make it across the great divide; the number that won’t make it is staggering.
Some last things to ponder on the subject of misdirected pride:
Proverbs 16:18 “Pride comes before destruction and an arrogant spirit before a fall.”
Dawn got arrogant pride, and eventually, dawn-ho is going to take the final fall.
Leviticus 26:19 “I will break down your strong pride. I will make your sky like iron and your land like bronze,”
2 Kings 19:22 “Who is it you mocked and blasphemed? Against whom have you raised [your] voice and lifted your eyes in pride? Against the Holy One of Israel!”
2 Chronicles 32:24 “[ Hezekiah’s Illness and Pride ] In those days Hezekiah became sick to the point of death, so he prayed to the LORD, and He spoke to him and gave him a miraculous sign.”
2 Chronicles 32:26 “Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart—he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem—so the LORD’s wrath didn’t come on them during Hezekiah’s lifetime.”
Job 33:17 “in order to turn a person [from his] actions and suppress his pride.”
Job 35:12 There they cry out, but He does not answer, because of the pride of evil men.”
Job 41:15 “[His] pride is in [his] rows of scales, closely sealed together.”
Father hates what kind of pride:
Proverbs 8:13 “To fear the LORD is to hate evil. I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech.”
Is all pride evil?
Psalm 47:4 “He chooses for us our inheritance— the pride of Jacob, whom He loves. Selah”
Arrogant pride brings disgrace:
Proverbs 11:2 “When pride comes, disgrace follows, but with humility comes wisdom.”
Our pride is correctly directed to Father and Her family:
Psalm 20:7 “Some take pride in a chariot, and others in horses, but we take pride in the name of the LORD our God.”
Let’s say you and I are partners – and we do a construction job together; after it’s completed, are we wrong to be proud of an excellent job we performed? We did our best; paid attention to detail, and the client was satisfied. They praised our work. So was it wrong to have pride in one’s work? The answer is, NO IT IS NOT WRONG; what makes it okay? Because we GIVE THANKS in all things to Father; this is the difference in PRIDE and ARROGANT PRIDE. Being proud of your work is a normal thing; Jesus was a carpenter, and took pride in his accomplishments; but, afterward, he gave thanks to Father, because Father was the One that the ultimate credit is to be given too.
Where even that pride would be wrong, is if after being praised for a job well done, we felt inside our hearts that we deserved all of the credit, and no one else; that is what got Dawn into trouble; Father endowed Dawn with Majestic Beauty, and powers that were beyond comparison; Dawn began to think of his work and abilities as being beyond Father’s gifts to him; he felt he was comparable to Father; that blossomed into arrogant pride; so, if you have arrogant pride, what happens next? You act on it in irrational ways that are contrary to Father’s Will; we all know how Dawn acted on his feelings of pride; he told an outright lie, openly challenging Father’s Will for mankind.
Think also of where arrogant pride leads next: INSANE JEALOUSY. jealousy itself is not wrong, unless it becomes irrational; Father is a jealous God, so it is not a sin in itself to feel jealousy; feeling jealousy is not a thing you do on command of the mind and heart; it is like being mad, you are drawn into that feeling by emotion; Father is an emotional God, as She proved in the Wilderness when Her anger blazed at the Israelites; Dawn, he became insanely jealous of Father; that’s why all things dealing with emotions must be looked at from Father’s viewpoint; it’s ok to hate evil; it’s ok to hate Dawn and his demons, but not to hate humans; why is that? Because Dawn and the demons personified evil and have no hope of salvation, but humans are caught up in evil, and since they are offered the opportunity to salvation, they themselves are not to be hated – only the evil they represent, which is personified by the angels of darkness; Father said long ago when She declared this War, “The Son’s of Light against the Son’s of Darkness.”
Father – is She a jealous God?
Exodus 20:5 “You must not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the fathers’ sin, to the third and fourth [generations] of those who hate Me,”
Does the Creator have Her own NATURE? Yep!
Exodus 34:14 “You are to never bow down to another god because the LORD, being jealous by nature, is a jealous God.”
Let’s drive the point home, because I know Father’s disposition only to well.
Deuteronomy 4:24 “For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.”
Father has jealous anger just like any other woman or man:
1 Kings 14:22 “Judah did what was evil in the LORD’s eyes. They provoked Him to jealous anger more than all that their ancestors had done with the sins they committed.”
Ezekiel 23:25 “When I vent My jealous rage on you, they will deal with you in wrath. They will cut off your nose and ears, and your descendants will fall by the sword. They will seize your sons and daughters, and your descendants will be consumed by fire.”
“When I vent My jealous rage on you, they will deal with you in wrath. ”
We H/A’s are the Vindicators that deal with evil for Father’s jealous rage.
Father regards Her name as the KEY THING; Dawn profaned Her name by lying and going against Her.
Ezekiel 39:25 “So this is what the Lord GOD says: Now I will restore the fortunes of Jacob and have compassion on the whole house of Israel, and I will be jealous for My holy name.”
Father’s no tin god as Dawn is.
Nahum 1:2 “[ God’s Vengeance ] The LORD is a jealous and avenging God; the LORD takes vengeance and is fierce in wrath. The LORD takes vengeance against His foes; He is furious with His enemies.”
“3 “Let us tear off their chains
and free ourselves from their restraints.”
4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs;
the Lord ridicules them.
5 Then He speaks to them in His anger
and terrifies them in His wrath: ”
Psalm 37:13 “The Lord laughs at him because He sees that his day is coming.”
Reveals Father can alter the PLAN if She wants to:
Ezekiel 20:13 “But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness. They did not follow My statutes and they rejected My ordinances—the person who does them will live by them. They also completely profaned My Sabbaths. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them in the wilderness to put an end to them.”
She CONSIDERED. That’s how Father is – always watching and possibly altering things if they do not suit Her.