There is a place of safety in Christ for body as well as soul. Observe the following verses.
Psa.91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
An examination of verses 1 and 9 will bring us to the conclusion that God is our secret place.
Ps.91:1He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 91:9 For thou, O Jehovah, art my refuge! Thou hast made the Most High thy habitation;. [ We should be "hidden with Christ in God".1 John 2:24 says "As for you, let that abide in you which ye heard from the beginning. If that which ye heard from the beginning abide in you, ye also shall abide in the Son, and in the Father". In other words we must believe what Jesus and the Apostles gave to us in the beginning, in order to be in the secret place .The traditions of men will not save. Paul said", The Lord will deliver me from every evil work "(2 Tim 4:18). He also said that Jesus bore the curse so that we would be blessed (Gal.3:13,14). He also said, we were delivered out of the power of darkness (Col.1:13).Do you believe it ? Then in that point you are hidden in Christ. Also the walk of the rebellious will not save. 1 John 2:5,6 says ,....Hereby we know that we are in him: he that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked.]
An important key to entering the secret place is seen in verses 2 and 9 of Ps.91.
Ps.91:2 I will say of Jehovah, He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in whom I trust. 91:9 For thou, O Jehovah, art my refuge! Thou hast made the Most High thy habitation; [Notice! If we say he is our refuge, He becomes our habitation. Rom.10:10 says ,for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. Confess is the Greek word homo-logeo, which means to speak the same as. We must say what God says. To not say what God says is not to confess him before men. Mt.10:32 says ,Every one therefore who shall confess me before men, him will I also confess before my Father who is in heaven. 10:33 But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father who is in heaven. To deny what the Lord says before men is to not be justified before the Father in that point. Rom.3:4 God forbid: yea, let God be found true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified (called righteous) in thy words, And mightest prevail when thou comest into judgment. You must be called righteous by God through your confession or you will not escape judgment. Notice! In Ps.91 confession brought protection to the body.
Here is a good example of this confession in a dream given to Anette Rich in February 1994:
I did not want to get up, but the Spirit of the Lord would not let me stay in bed, and urged me to get up and write down this dream:
There was an order given that everyone was to register. All people with degrees and knowledge had to declare these facts. We then had to be sure our homes were airtight around the doors and windows. Then we had to go rally at an open air stadium. There were many, many people. All of a sudden I started to say, "Make it short. Make it short". Others joined in and this saying became a throng. I needed to get out of there, and started to make comments such as, "I am God's child, the air is purified around me. The angels of the Lord are around me. The Blood of Jesus saves me. " I had other people around me and many behind me, some I knew, others I did not.
Birds fell straight out of the sky, dead. People fell dead and many were getting weak as we marched straight on. I kept repeating the above sayings. Here and there someone said, "I can't do it anymore!"
I kept walking and said, "That is not a worthy statement of a child of God! Repeat what I say"... and then I would repeat the above and other scriptures. I was urged from within to keep my eyes straight ahead and not upon death. I urged others to do the same. There was a white film over everything and it was coming down. It covered trees and was almost illuminative. It also felt like it was giving health, strength, and light, and helped us to walk ahead.
Here is an example of why we will need to know such things:
John L vision;
The Lord took me to the streets of America and I saw all the cities on fire, we have 8 million Moslems in America and when the war breaks out in the holy land and America gets involved 8 million Moslems will burn America to the ground. I saw Moslem women coming into America and in their inner body parts vials of anthrax and bio chemicals. I saw 180 million Americans die in a 72 hr period. Then I saw New York, Florida, Nevada, Texas, California nuked, we will be invaded and Russia and China will do it.
I can think of several times in the past that I have been told by a parent that they could not come to the assembly because one or more or their children had measles, chicken pox, or mumps. I have told these parents to bring their children because no one in the assembly would catch the disease. I have never been disappointed after making on bold confession of faith in God! When one of my own 5 children caught one of these diseases, unrelated to the above instances, we would always rebuke it and command it to go in Jesus' name and it would. My children have never had more that a very light case of these diseases and most have never had them at all.
We are promised protection from the deadly pestilence in Ps. 91:3,5,6 For he will deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, And from the deadly pestilence. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, Nor for the arrow that flieth by day; For the pestilence that walketh in darkness, Nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. The Hebrew word pestilence here means an epidemic disease. However in verse 10 the word plague which we would normally equate with pestilence is not at all restricted to an epidemic. The Hebrew word plague just means a blow, or to smite. Verse 10 says", There shall no evil befall thee, Neither shall any plague come nigh thy tent". Notice in this verse that if we are in the secret place, we are not under the plagues or judgments of God. This is witnessed also in Ex. 12:13". And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and there shall no plague be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt". In this text the blood of the lamb (Jesus) delivers us from all plagues. The judgments that God brought upon Egypt were all called plagues (Ex, 9:14, 11:1). There were conditions for this wonderful benefit. Notice verses 9,10 " Eat not of it raw, nor boiled at all with water, but roast with fire; its head with its legs and with the inwards thereof. And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; but that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire". In other words we should partake of all of the lamb, who is Jesus. That includes all of His head, which is His mind, doctrine, and thinking. That includes all of His legs, which is His walk. For to be in Him we must walk as He walked (I John 2:3-6). Hebrews 10:26 says " For if we sin willfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more a sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and a fierceness of fire which shall devour the adversaries. You should see here that the sacrifice will not protect those walking in rebellion, only those in ignorance or failure. When David sinned with Bathsheba the Lord "put away his sin" when he repented "but the sword did not depart from his house". In other words the sacrifice would not protect him from the penalty of his sin. All of the Lamb also includes all of His inwards, which is the inner man of the heart who is filled with His Spirit (Eph. 3:16,17). To sum this up, for the Christian to receive deliverance from the plagues, he should believe in this doctrine, walk as a Bible disciple, and receive God's Spirit, and not a religious Spirit (II Cor. 11:4).
Another main condition here, which is closely related to the last, is in Ex. 12:7 And they shall take of the blood, and put it on the two side-posts and on the lintel, upon the houses wherein they shall eat it. First you should see that the Israelites were the ones who applied the blood. I Jn. 1:7 says", but if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanseth us from all sin". The light here is the word of God. So the blood cleanses us through walking (legs) in the word. II Cor. 7:1 says", Having therefore these promises, (Word) beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God". You see, the cleansing of the blood is applied through the Word. In Jn. 2:1-11, Jesus did his first "sign". He had the servants (ministers) fill the 6 (man's number) clay (man's nature) pots (vessels) with water (word Epe. 5:26). Then He turned it into wine (blood of Jesus Mt.26:27,28). Why is it that many of God's people do not escape the plagues of this world? Rebellion and unbelief against the light of the Word ! Hosea 4:6 says "My people are destroyed (plagues) for lack of knowledge: (Word) because thou hast rejected knowledge, (Word) I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children". We are in a battle for our lives against the principalities and powers (Epe.6:12), and most of Gods people refuse to put on the armor of God (verses 13-17). Notice the armor must be put on by you, by faith in the Word of God. Otherwise the forces of darkness will take you out !! The Devil is a good lawyer, he knows the Word, which gives him his rights. Know the Word so you can stand on your rights, the blood of the Lamb.
Here is a vision given to Dumitru Duduman that describes our rights in Christ and how the blood is applied:
Oregon, May 7, 1993. It was getting dark. Then suddenly it turned pitch black! It was as if the whole world had gone dark at that moment (we are on the verge of this darkness-- Tribulation). All the people were in a frenzy! They became disoriented, and some were even screaming. After some time we heard the sound of an army approaching. Soon we saw them coming out of the black mist. All were dressed in black except one. That one seemed to be their leader. He was dressed in a red robe with a thick black belt over his waist. On his head he had a sign. As I looked, I saw that in his hand he held the same kind of sharp spear as everyone else in his army. "I am Lucifer!" he exclaimed. "I am the king of this world! I have come to make war against the Christians!" It looked as though all the Christians were huddled together in one big group. Some began to cry when they heard this. Others began to tremble, while some just stood without saying anything. Lucifer continued to speak. "All of those that want to fight against my army and think they can be victorious, go to the right. Those that fear me, go to the left". Only about a quarter of the group stepped to the right. All the others went to the left. Then Lucifer ordered his army, "Destroy those on the right!" The army began to advance and quickly surrounded the Christians on the right. As they began to close in on us, a powerful light appeared and encircled us. Then an angel of the Lord spoke. "Take out your swords and fight. Defend yourselves and be victorious over the enemy". "What swords?" a man in the group asked. "The Word of the Lord is your sword", the angel answered. When we understood what the angel meant, we began to quote verses from the Bible. Then suddenly as if we were one voice, we began to sing a song. Our voices thundered so loudly that the dark army began to retreat in fear. They did not have the courage to come against us anymore. Lucifer, filled with rage, turned to those on the left. "You who all of your life have been trying to please two masters, because you could not stand against me, I have the power to destroy you". He then ordered his army to attack. It was a total massacre. The ones on the left could not defend themselves. One by one they all fell. This killing seemed to go on for a long time. After a while we could actually smell the stench of the dead. "Why could they not be protected also?" someone asked. The angel answered, "Because all of their lives they have been lukewarm. Because of their hypocrisy the true church has been blasphemed. They have brought disrespect to the Word of God. They were not clean". As we continued to look, we saw the sun coming over the horizon. The black clouds began to break up. Then they disappeared. Only one was left, on which Lucifer and his army stood. Lucifer looked at me shaking his fists and said, "I will destroy you even if I have to throw my spear at your from here!" Then that cloud appeared, too. As I looked around, I began to see faces that I recognized among our group. I saw a pastor from Belflower, another from Indiana, one from Michigan, as well as many of my American friends. The first thought that came to my mind as I awoke was that this had been the last fight of the devil against the church. If we remain faithful, we will be victorious.
Another condition is seen in Ex. 12:22,23 "And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and strike the lintel and the two side-posts with the blood that is in the basin; and none of you shall go out of the door of his house until the morning. 12:23 For Jehovah will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side-posts, Jehovah will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you". As a Christian you should see here that you must abide in your house ,which is Jesus the Word. If you abide in Jesus, you abide in fruit and eternal life (Jn. 15:1-8, I Jn.5:11). The destroyer cannot come past the blood on the door posts to smite you. As you can see, all of these conditions are actually one. Walk by faith in the Lord as your Savior in all things and grow in the light of His Word to know your rights. The devil is a good lawyer, He knows his rights. If you add to or subtract from the word with your own thinking , he can afflict you (Rev.22:18,19).
Another condition is seen in Ex. 12:15 "Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel". The unleavened bread here is purity in doctrine or the word. Jesus said in Mt. 16:11 to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees (the religious leaders of today too). In verse 12 they understood the leaven was their teaching. Also Paul exhorted us in I Cor. 5:6-8 to keep the feast of unleavened bread by casting out the leaven of malice and wickedness. Here He said the unleavened bread was sincerity and truth. back in Ex. 12:15 we see that there should be no leaven in our house (body) for seven days. The seventh day was the day of ceasing from our works to enter the rest. So keep the truth in your house until you cease from your works and rest in Christ or you will be "cut off" from Israel.
The Lord spoke to me when I was writing an article for this website. He gave me a long list of miracles He was going to perform in order to save some of His people because He said, "they are not under the curse". One thing He said was that He was going to translate (not to heaven) some of His people right out of the middle of nuclear blasts in order to preserve them. I can assure you that these are not Christians in the secret place who do not believe this is their covenant right. Jesus said "be it unto you according to your faith" and "as you have believed so shall it be unto you". Remember, He could not do many mighty works because of their unbelief.
Here is a vision given to Gaylene Wolmack.
I would like to share with you a quick vision the Lord gave me about a year ago. I was reading about the coming bombing of the U.S. and as I sat down in my rocker to look out my big picture window to reflect about this with the Lord, all of a sudden a laughter came forth from way down inside. I asked the Lord what was so funny about the U.S. being bombed. He then showed me a quick vision of Phoenix being bombed (I perceived it didn't matter what city) and in the midst of that there were people walking around just fine. I then saw the enemy watching via satellite and was horrified to see people walking around in the midst of what I perceived to be a nuclear bombing. Vision ended. The Lord is our High Tower and our Refuge and our Fortress!
Here is an awesome example of faith applying the Blood to the doorway in the testimony of John G Lake during the bubonic plague:
Now watch the action of the law of life. Faith belongs to the law of life. Faith is the very opposite of fear. Faith has the opposite effect in spirit, and soul, and body. Faith causes the spirit of man to become confident. It causes the mind of man to become restful, and positive. A positive mind repels disease. Consequently, the emanation of the Spirit destroys disease germs.
And because we were in contact with the Spirit of life, I and a little Dutch fellow with me went out and buried many of the people who had died from the bubonic plague. We went into the homes and carried them out, dug the graves and put them in. Sometimes we would put three or four in one grave.
We never took the disease. Why? Because of the knowledge that the law of life in Christ Jesus protects us. That law was working. Because of the fact that a man by that action of his will, puts himself purposely in contact with God, faith takes possession of his heart, and the condition of his nature is changed. Instead of being fearful, he is full of faith. Instead of being absorbent and drawing everything to himself, his spirit repels sickness and disease. The Spirit of Christ Jesus flows through the whole being , and emanates through the hands, the heart, and from every pore of the body.
During that great plague that I mentioned, they sent a government ship with supplies and corps of doctors. One of the doctors sent for me, and said, "What have you been using to protect yourself? Out corps has this preventative and that, which we use as protection, but we concluded that if a man could stay on the ground as you have and keep ministering to the sick and burying the dead, you must have a secret. What is it?"
I answered, "Brother that is the 'law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus'. I believe that just as long as I keep my soul in contact with the living God so that His Spirit is flowing into my soul and body, that no germ will ever attach itself to me, for the Spirit of God will kill it". He asked, "Don't you think that you had better use our preventatives?" I replied, "No, but doctor I think that you would like to experiment with me. If you will go over to one of these dead people and take the foam that comes out of their lungs after death, then put it under the microscope you will see masses of living germs. You will find they are alive until a reasonable time after a man is dead. You can fill my hand with them and I will keep it under the microscope, and instead of these germs remaining alive, they will die instantly". They tried it and found it was true. They questioned, "What is that?" I replied, "That is 'the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus'. When a man's spirit and a man's body are filled with the blessed presence of God, it oozes out of the pores of your flesh and kills the germs".
Suppose on the other hand, my soul had been under the law of death, and I were in fear and darkness? The very opposite would have been the result. The result would have been that my body would have absorbed the germs, these would have generated disease and I would have died.
You who are sick, put yourself in contact with God's law of life. Read His Word with the view of enlightening your heart so that you will be able to look up with more confidence and believe Him. Pray that the Spirit of God will come into your soul, take possession of your body, and its power will make you well. That is the exercise of the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.
Jer 18:7,8 says "At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it; if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them (see also Joel 2:12,13)". Gods people in America must repent. The nation exists only for our sake. At what time the people of God become bad for America and America becomes bad for the people of God there must be a separation. Egypt must fall and Israel must come out! Gods people are in bondage to an evil Babylonish religious system that has more affinity for the world than the kingdom (Rev 18:45). There must be judgment on the system to bring them out (Jer 50:3-12). If there is no spiritual separation (sanctification or holiness) there must be physical separation (judgment of the wicked). Without ten righteous in Sodom, it is doomed (Gen 18:32). "...For when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness. Let favor be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness will he deal wrongfully, and will not behold the majesty of the Lord" (Isa 26:9,10). Favor given to the unrepentant destroys them. Judgment is also God's mercy. Angels (Heb 1:14) took Lots family by the hand and led them out of Sodom. He "escaped" to a "little city" of refuge called Zoar. "How shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation" (Heb 2:3)? "But watch ye at every season, making supplication, that ye may prevail to escape all these things that shall come to pass"... (Lk 1:36). "And reckonest thou this, o man, who judges them that practice such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God" (Rom 2:3)? Doesn't the "little city" remind you of the "little white church" that escaped the holocaust and the invading army in "Tremble Ye Women"? Disciples of Christ who are living the crucified life will escape the coming judgment. One method God will use is to protect a few cities from the destroyer as Goshen was protected when Egypt was destroyed. (Ex. 8:21-24: Flies symbolize demons for Satan is lord of flies, Ex.14:29,30 / 11:4-7 / 12:23). Cities of refuge were provided to protect the manslayer, who killed someone "unwittingly" (not with their own knowledge or wisdom) from the "avenger of blood" (Num 35:11,12 / Josh 20 / Dt 19). The avenger of blood was usually a relative or close friend of the deceased. A disciple of Christ is one who by the wisdom of Christ puts to death his old man (manslayer), and is therefore not guilty. The avenger (the wicked)is a relative and friend of the old man. They are both born of flesh. The avengers of this world hate and seek to put to death those who have put to death self. Satan and his army are coming to avenge the blood of the old man. (Example: Pharaoh's army, Assyrian army, Mt 24:8-14, Dumitru's dream "The Black Bird" Dec 12, 92 and "The Black Army" May 7, 93) Spiritually speaking if you are caught outside the city of refuge the avenger of blood may put you to death (Num 35:26-28 / Ex 12:22 / Gen 19:21 / 2Kings 18:13 / 19:30-34 / Jn 15:4-6). After the death of the high priest (verse 28, Christ) has been manifest in our life (crucified life: 1Cor 2:2 / Ex 12:5-9 / Phl 3:10-15) we may go where God wills and be safe (Num 15:28 / Jn 7:30 / Lk 4:29,30 / Acts 12:11 / Ps 91). Some will not die for we have come to the end of the sixth day (Mt 16:28-17:2 For him who has ears). The wicked in the U.S. are also manslayers for they have put to death their spiritual man. They are guilty and they will die for they did it wittingly (following their own wisdom). God is an avenger (Rom 12:19 / Ex 11:4 / 12:12,29) against those who don't walk in and out under the blood (Ex 12:7 - Dt 28:6,19 /1Jn 1:7) and eat the flesh of the lamb (Ex 12:8, Jn 1:29 6:53, Jesus is the word made flesh), completely (Ex 12:10 / 16:19,4 / Jn 6:32-35) Though it is in the word some do not accept divine healing and protection. 1 Peter 2:24 / Lk 10:19 Jesus said "be it unto you according to your faith".) with unleavened bread (according to the word in teaching -Mt 16:6,11,12, in attitude- Lk 12:1, in actions -1 Cor 5:6-80). To eat the unleavened bread is to consume the pure word till it becomes a part of you as food does. The traditions of men have no power to bear the fruit of Christ (Mt 13:23). They add to, and take away from the word and are cursed (Rev 22:18,19).