I know you’ll probably do a double-take on that title. Doesn’t Jesus have to come before Christ? Only if you’re religious, yes?
‘Christ’ was not Jesus’ last name. ‘Christ’ was Who/What Jesus became and that’s what you, I, and all of us are to become — Ernie, the Christ — You, the Christ.
The mission of Jesus was to become the Christ and therefore show you and I the way!
Jesus could no more walk on water or do any of the myriad of miracles, than you or I without becoming ONE with the Father. That’s the testimony of Jesus, not my speculation now. How many times did Jesus say, “I of my own self can do nothing”?
Jesus became consciously ONE with the Father and pleaded with us to do the same.
Jesus had his mind renewed, like you and I must, and as a result of becoming ONE with the Father, he transcended or overcame the curse of the law of gravity, cohesion, and adhesion, etc.
This is the true reality and what it means to be BORN AGAIN! The religious “born again” pain free, simple, one time act of commitment is far from what Jesus was communicating with Zacheus.
We too must come down from “our tree” of intellectualization and mind games. As long as we remain in the “John Doe” consciousness, it will be impossble to “do all things”.
As long as Jesus was in his “Jesus consciousness” he was limited as you and I. But once he saw, understood, and became the Christ consciousness — one with the Father — “ALL things are possible” .
When we finally awaken to our raison d’etre our world drastically changes. we move from a church-religious “sin management” paradigm to a life giving, Spirit directed and empowered status.
Being “being” AS the Father is the goal. I cannot do it (much at all) with my Ernie consciousness, but with the “mind of Christ”, the Christ consciousness, the true reality of being born again, then, and only then are ALL THINGS POSSIBLE!
~ by Ernie Fitzpatrick, Oct 2008.