Enjoying Christ in His Heavenly Ministry by Fighting for the Brother

Scripture Reading:  Gen. 14; Heb. 7:1-4, 25-26; 8:2

I.  To live by faith, as Abraham did, is to cooperate with
Christ in His heavenly ministry, not only by living a
life of the altar and the tent but also by fighting for the
brother— Gen. 12:7-8; ch. 14; Rom. 4:12:

II. After Abraham’s victory “Melchizedek the king of Salem
brought out bread and wine. Now he was priest of God
the Most High”—Gen. 14:18:

III.  The apostolic ministry in cooperation with Christ’s
heavenly ministry “fights for the brother” by interceding
for the saints according to God and His economy and by
ministering the processed God into the saints for their
overcoming supply and enjoyment—Heb. 7:25; 8:2; Luke
22:31-32; John 21:15-17; Acts 6:4; Rev. 1:12-13; cf. Exo.
28:9-12, 15-21, 29-30.

IV. The way to enjoy Christ in His heavenly ministry as
the kingly High Priest (Psa. 110:4) is revealed in Psalm
110:3— “Your people will offer themselves willingly /
In the day of Your warfare, / In the splendor of their
consecration. / Your young men will be to You / Like the
dew from the womb of the dawn”:

V.  After Abraham’s victory Melchizedek “blessed him
and said, Blessed be Abram of God the Most High, /
Possessor of heaven and earth; / And blessed be God the
Most High, / Who has delivered your enemies into your
hand. And Abram gave him a tenth of all…Abram said to
the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand to Jehovah,
God the Most High, Possessor of heaven and earth, that I
will not take a thread or a sandal thong or anything that
is yours, lest you say, I have made Abram rich”—Gen. 14:19-20, 22-23:

VI. In Genesis 15:7-21 God made a covenant with Abraham
concerning the land:

Extract from Witness Lee (2013). The Holy Word for Morning Revival: CRYSTALLIZATION-STUDY OF GENESIS 2. Week sixteen. Living Stream Ministry : Anaheim, USA.


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