Operation K.R.Y.

OPERATION K.R.Y.
OPERATION K.R.Y. IS A TERM GIVEN TO A PRINCIPLE THAT PAUL TAUGHT IN ROMANS 6. IT IS THE KEY TO WALKING THE SPIRITUAL MOMENT BY MOMENT WALK IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE AS GOD HAS PLANNED FOR US. TOO MANY CHRISTIANS TODAY ARE WALKING THE CHRISTIAN LIFE IN THE ENERGY OF THE FLESH. IE THEY ARE DOING IT ON THEIR OWN TO THEIR OWN SO CALLED STANDARDS, OR “ THE ETHICAL STANDARDS OF THE CHRISTIAN WAY OF LIFE”.WHILE THESE STANDARDS MAY BE VERY NOBLE AND MORAL, GOD EXPECTS US TO DO THE RIGHT THING IN THE RIGHT WAY. THIS IMPLIES THAT IT IS POSSIBLE TO DO THE RIGHT THING IN THE WRONG WAY. IF WE DO THE RIGHT THING IN THE WRONG WAY IT IS NOT REWARDABLE IN TIME OR ETERNITY AND WHEN WE GET TO THE BEMA SEAT JUDGMENT (2cor 5 v 10, 1 cor 3 v 12-15) ALL WE WILL CREATE IS A BIG BONFIRE OF WOOD, HAY AND STUBBLE. THE RIGHT THING DONE IN THE RIGHT WAY WILL BE REWARDED WITH BLESSING IN TIME AND REWARDS IN ETERNITY. GOLD, SILVER AND PRECIOUS STONES AT THE BEMA SEAT JUDGMENT. WHAT IS THE RIGHT WAY AND WHAT IS THE WRONG WAY?
LET’S START WITH THE WRONG WAY. WHEN MOST OF US BECOME BELIEVERS, WE ARE TOLD “TO GET BUSY FOR JESUS”. THAT IS, JOIN A CHURCH, GO TO ALL THE MEETINGS, GO ROUND THE DOORS, GIVE OUT TRACTS, CAKE SALES, BAKE SALES, ANYTHING TO RAISE MONEY OR HELP OUT. WE ARE TOLD, DON’T DO THIS, DON’T DO THAT, AND DO THIS AND DO THAT. ALL OF THESE THINGS MAY BE VERY COMMENDABLE BUT AS A NEW BELIEVER HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE UNTIL WE “BURN OUT”. NORMALLY IT WILL NOT TAKE LONG UNTIL THE “ROSY GLOW” OR “THE NEW CAR SMELL WEARS OFF” AND THE NEW BELIEVER IS LEFT WONDERING, “THERE MUST BE MORE TO IT THAN THIS.” IT IS AT THIS STAGE NORMALLY THAT THE PERSON IS TOLD TO EITHER SEEK FOR THE BAPTISING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT OR GO IN FOR ENTIRE SANCTIFICATION. THIS WILL DEPEND ON THE DENOMINATIONAL BACKGROUND OR CHURCH THEY HAVE JOINED. EACH OF THESE TWO EXPERIANCES ARE BELIEVED TO BE FOR POWER FOR SERVICE OR POWER OVER SIN. UNFORTUNATLY NEITHER OF THESE TWO “EXPERIANCES” ARE STRICTLY CORRECT WHEN USED IN THIS WAY. A BRIEF EXPLANATION IS REQUIRED AT THIS STAGE. THE 1ST ONE, BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT EVIDENCED BY SPEAKING IN TONGUES STEMS FROM THE CHARASMATIC MOVEMENT WHO DO NOT “RIGHTLY DIVIDE” THE SCRIPTURE. THEY INSIST THAT BECAUSE IN CORINTIANS PAUL SAID “FORBID NOT TO SPEAK IN TONGUES” THAT TONGUES ARE FOR TODAY. TONGUES ARE NOT FOR TODAY. NO ONE HAS SPOKEN IN TONGUES VALIDLY SINCE 70 AD. TONGUES WERE FOR A SIGN TO UNBELIEVING JEWS WHO WERE IMPENDING THE 5TH CYCLE OF DICIPLINE (lev 26). WHEN IN 70 AD THE JEWS WERE PUT OUT OF THEIR COUNTRY JERUSALEM, THE SIGN WAS NO LONGER NEEDED. THUS IT CEASED. WHAT WE SEE TODAY MAY BE REAL BUT IT IS NOT SCRIPTURAL. A SPECIAL POINT TO NOTE, “EVERTHING THAT IS REAL IS NOT FROM GOD.” THE 2ND ONE, ENTIRE SANCTIFICATION OR 2ND BLESSING STEMS FROM THE HOLINESS MOVEMENTS. AGAIN, DEPENDING ON WHICH DENOMINATION YOU ARE COMING FROM, THE RESULTS OF THE EXPERIENCE WILL VARY. BUT BASICLY WHEN YOU GET ENTIRELY SANCTIFIED YOU GET THE HOLY SPIRIT AND YOU HAVE THE POWER OVER SIN, IN FACT SOME TEACH THAT THE OLD SIN NATURE IS COMPLETLEY ERRADICATED. YOU WILL BE COMPLETELY HOLY. BOTH OF THESE EXPERIANCES WILL BE ARDENTLY HELD TO AND BACKED UP BY SCRIPTURE BUT IT WILL BE WRONGLY DIVIDED SCRIPTURE. THE TRUTH IS, EVERY BELIVER AT THE MOMENT OF SALVATION IS BAPTISED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT INTO CHRIST AND INDWELLED BY THE SPIRIT FOREVER, ENTIRELY SANCTIFIED “POSITIONLY” AND IS CONTINUALY BEING SANCTIFIED “CONDITIONALY” THROUGHOUT THE BELIVERS LIFE UNTIL DEATH OR THE RAPTURE WHEN THEY ARE ULTIMATLY SANCTIFIED.
AS STATED BEFORE, THIS IS ONLY A BRIEF EXPLANATION OF THESE EXPERIANCES AND MUCH MORE COULD BE SAID. HOWEVER THAT IS NOT THE PURPOSE OF THIS PAPER.
ONCE THE PERSON GOES IN FOR EITHER OF THESE TWO EXPERIANCES, AND BY THE WAY, THEY WILL GET THEM, A FORM OF EMOTION, THEY NOW PROGRESS A LITTLE FURTHER ALONG THE ROAD, LIVING IN THE JOY OF THEIR RECENT EXPERIENCE. BUT ALAS AFTER A WHILE THE MEMORY OF IT WILL FADE, JUST AS THE “NEW CAR SMELL” WORE OFF, SO WILL THE EXPERIENCE AND ANOTHER MUST BE SOUGHT TO REKINDLE THE FIRE. SO THE PROCESS GOES ON.
THIS IS NOT THE WAY IT IS TO BE. GOD HAS A WAY IN WHICH WE CAN SERVE AND DO THE RIGHT THING IN THE RIGHT WAY AND NEVER BURN OUT. IT IS CALLED “WALKING BY MEANS OF THE SPIRIT”. IF WE STOP RIGHT THERE WE WILL ONLY HAVE SAID,” WHAT TO DO” AND NOT “HOW TO DO”. THAT IS WHAT OPERATION K.R.Y. IS ALL ABOUT. THE “HOW TO”
BEFORE WE CAN START TO UNDERSTAND SPIRITUAL TRUTHS, IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT WE ARE IN FELLOWSHIP WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT WHO IS GOING TO BE OUR TRUE TEACHER (JOHN 16 V 12-16). IN ORDER TO DO THIS WE MUST BE:
1: CLEAN BEFORE GOD THROUGH CONFESSION OF PERSONAL SINS. 1 JOHN 1V9 TELLS US, “IF (3RD CLASS CONDITION IN THE GREEK, MAYBE WE WILL, MAYBE WE WONT) WE CONFESS OUR SINS, HE IS FAITHFUL AND JUST TO FORGIVE US AND CLEANSE US FROM ALL UNRIGHTEOUNESS.” WHEN WE CONFESS THE KNOWN (LORD I LIED, I CHEATED, I SWORE ETC ETC) HE FORGIVES US AND CLEANSES US FROM THE UNKNOWN (THE SINS WE COMMIT THAT WE DON’T KNOW ARE SINS). THIS PAVES THE WAY FOR US TO BE IN FELLOWSHIP WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT.
2: DOING THE TRUTH. WE NEED TO BE APPLYING ALL THE TRUTH WE KNOW TO OUR LIVES. WHEN WE KNOW THE TRUTH AND WE DON’T DO IT, IT IS CALLED QUENCHING THE SPIRIT. QUENCHING THE SPIRIT IS ALSO SIN AND PUTS UP A BARRIER BETWEEN GOD AND US.
3: YEILD. WHEN WE ARE CLEAN BEFORE GOD, DOING ALL THE TRUTH WE KNOW, WE NEED TO BE YEILDED TO THE POWER OF THE INDWELLING HOLY SPIRIT WHO IS GOING TO DO 7 DIFFERENT THINGS ONE OF WHICH IS PRODUCE CHRISTIAN CHARACTER AND, TWO, TEACH YOU.
THIS IS THE “HOW TO” OF BEING A SPIRITUAL BELIEVER AS OPPOSED TO BEING A CARNAL BELIEVER. (1 COR 2 V14 – 16, 1 COR 3 V 1 – 4)
CARNAL BELIEVERS CANNOT UNDERSTAND THE SPIRTUAL TRUTHS BECAUSE THEY ARE SPIRITUALLY APPRAISED.
 
KNOW, RECKON AND YIELD
 
K.R.Y.
1. K NOW
2. R ECKON
3. Y IELD
1. ROMANS 6 V 6. KNOWING THIS, THAT OUR OLD MAN WAS CRUCIFIED WITH HIM, THAT THE BODY OF SIN MIGHT BE DESTROYED, THAT HENCEFORTH WE SHOULD NO LONGER SERVE SIN.
WHEN JESUS DIED ON THE CROSS, NOT ONLY DID HE DIE, BUT YOU DIED TOO. I WILL SAY THAT AGAIN. YOU DIED TOO. NOW YOU KNOW THAT YOU COULD NOT POSSIBLY HAVE DIED, BECAUSE YOU WERE NOT EVEN THERE AND YOU ARE READING THIS AT THE MOMENT SO HOW COULD YOU BE DEAD. LET ME EXPLAIN. GOD SAID THAT YOUR OLD MAN (that’s your old sin nature) DIED AT THE CROSS. NOT ONLY DID JESUS DIE BUT YOU DIED WITH HIM. HE MADE A JUDICIAL STATEMENT THAT SAID YOUR OLD MAN WAS CRUCFIED ALONG WITH CHRIST. THAT OLD SIN NATURE YOU HAVE IN YOU (which you will always have until death or the rapture, it is never eradicated in this life) THAT IS ALWAYS WARING WITH YOU TO DO THE WRONG THING, IN GODS EYES IT IS DEAD. HE CAN ONLY SEE THE NEW NATURE IN YOU. GALATIONS 2 V 20 SAYS, I AM CRUCIFIED WITH CHRIST, NEVERTHELESS I LIVE. PAUL IS NOT TALKING ABOUT HIS PHYSICAL BODY BUT THE SIN NATURE WITHIN. IT IS A POSITIONAL TRUTH THAT WE MUST TAKE AND BELIEVE BY FAITH. JUST THE SAME AS WE TAKE SALVATION BY FAITH.GOD SAID IT AND IM GOING TO BELIEVE IT.
THAT BRINGS US TO THE NEXT POINT.
2. ROMANS 6 V 11. LIKEWISE RECKON YOURSELVES ALSO TO BE DEAD UNTO SIN, BUT ALIVE UNTO GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD.
WE HAVE TO LEARN TO TAKE GODS VIEWPOINT. WE HAVE TO RECKON OR CONSIDER OURSELVES DEAD. THE WORD ALSO IS USED IN THIS VERSE BECAUSE THERE ARE TWO PERSONS INVOLVED. ONE IS GOD AND THE OTHER IS YOU. SO YOU ALSO, AS WITH GOD, HAVE TO RECKON THIS TO JUDICIAL STATEMENT TO BE TRUE. IT HAS TO BE TAKEN BY FAITH.
3. ROMANS 6 V 13. NEITHER YIELD YE YOUR MEMBERS AS INSTRUMENTS OF UNRIGHTEOUSSNESS UNTO SIN, BUT YIELD YOURSELVES UNTO GOD AS THOSE WHO ARE ALIVE FROM THE DEAD.
WHEN WE KNOW AND RECKON, THE 3RD THING WE DO IS YIELD OURSELVES TO GOD AS ONES WHO KNOW THIS TRUTH. WE SAY, GOD, HERE I AM, YOU SAID IM DEAD, I BELIEVE IT TO BE SO AND I AM YIELDING MYSELF TO YOU.
WHEN WE APPLY THIS PRINCIPLE TO OUR LIVES WE WILL BEGIN TO HAVE THE VICTORY OVER THE WORLD THE FLESH AND THE DEVIL. WE ARE TO LIVE OUT OF OUR POSITION AND NOT OUR CONDITION. WHEN WE SEE IT FROM GOD’S VIEWPOINT AND TAKE HIS SIDE, WE WILL STOP TRYING TO ALWAYS PLEASE GOD WITH OUR GOOD WORKS BUT THE GOOD WORKS WILL COME FORTH FROM THE FACT OF WHAT HE SAYS IS TRUE ABOUT US. THE HOLY SPIRIT THROUGH THE NEW NATURE WILL BRING FORTH THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT. YOU WILL FIND THAT THINGS YOU WERE DOING THAT ARE NOT PLEASING TO GOD WILL BECOME OFFENSIVE TO YOU. YOU WILL SEE YOURSELVE AS A “CLEAN VESSEL” BEFORE GOD. ONE THAT YOU DON’T WANT TO TARNISH. IT IS NOT A ONE OFF EXPERIENCE BUT SOMETHING WHICH IS TO BE DONE MOMENT BY MOMENT IN EACH AND EVERY CIRCUMSTANCE THAT COMES OUR WAY.
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