Daily Bible Verse






The Christian Israelite Church combines both the teachings of the Old Testament (Israelite) and the New Testament (Christian). As particular aspects of the religion are outlined, you will see both these teachings observed.




The Mother Spirit - Jerusalem Above


One highlight of the Christian Israelite year is the celebration of Whitsuntide, otherwise known as the Feast of Pentecost (Acts 2:1-4). During this time of celebration, members look for the Spirit to work in them to give them strength and power to carry out God's instructions (see John 14:26; 15:26). It will be the same Spirit that was sent to the disciple's when all were able to hear in different languages and spread God's message to people of different nations (see Acts 2).


We need this power from God to help us carry out His Will (see John 14:15) and we have to seek to God prayerfully and sincerely to give us this power, and to guide us in all our aspirations. This seeking of God's Spirit is not only looked for at Whitsuntide but is a continual desire. We know we can do nothing of ourselves and it is only through God's help that anything can be obtained and our faith strengthened (see 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24; John 14:10).


In looking to God's Spirit, the Church teaches that members need the Two Spirits that did the work of redemption in Jesus (see Hebrews 5:8,9). We must have the Spirit of Christ with Jerusalem Above to cast the evil and sin from within us, so that our bodies can be freed of the curse of physical death (see Genesis 3:19; 1 Corinthians 15:50-52).


Further reading on this topic:


Latter Rain 8 article "God is our Mother and our Father"