MY NOTES ON THE CREATIVE CREATIVE ACT OF PRAYER
Fr Leo Benjamin
We read in Genesis 1:4 God saw (Strong’s H7200) the light (Strong’s H216) that it was good and God divided the light from the darkness. As the creative act unfolds, God is seeing from his imagination and teaching us also to see with desire from our imagination, to see is an act of measuring, meaning to observe from the inner man of our imagination. The light of (Strong’s H216) owr it is the instructions, or we could say the seed, and in this case, God saw the light and he divides the light meaning the instructions started the inner process that will ultimately bring the request or instruction put forth from the creative act of thought. This is accomplished by a willful desire, In Hebrew this word is called (Strong’s H7522) ratzon meaning with pleasure, delight, favor, goodwill, acceptance, willful desire, and this can be used for evil and for good as we read in Mark 11:24 Therefore I say unto you, what things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye shall receive (them), and ye shall have (them). To desire, something is to see what you want with your imagination emotionally. A prayer is a creative act when we observe (see) with the images and thoughts in our heart, we will be amazed how creative or destructive your thoughts are, they create what manifests in our life and these thoughts positive or negative are creating our world as we see it today. It goes without saying if you want your prayers to be answered, they know what light (Strong’s H216) owr meaning instruction you are sending forth into your conscious life, just as a seed knows what it is to become when it is planted the instructions to be what it was called to be. It’s the same way with prayer the light is the (Strong’s H216) owr of instruction man is a prophetic being he has the ability to plant any seeds he wants, and the instruction given will determine your future. It says Galatians 6:7 be not deceived, God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. We have to seriously consider what thoughts we are sowing into the inner man our imagination.
As you learn to plant the seeds of His Word/light/instruction through prayer, pray from the oneness of your imagination, with the knowledge that God hears you and he always hear you, again as we are reiterate the teaching from the beginning, from Exodus 3:14 (אֲשֶׁר הָיָה הָיָה ..I Am that I Am, or I will BE to you what I will BE) meaning the “EXISTING ONE”, “God IS” the state of being awake and aware. He is the PURE and the only REAL consciousness that exists. Don’t pray to God as if he was not one with you, begging as if God was some far away deity. Luke 12:32 fear not, little flock; for it is your father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Praying FROM the desire fulfilled, the FROM is the desire fulfilled, Pray is not a form of begging, prayer is the experience of what it would be like when you have received the fulfillment of the desire in the present tense. We read in Matthew a great example how this works when Jesus heals the servant of the centurion Matthew 8:13 Jesus said unto the centurion, go thy way; and as thou hast believed, (so) be it done unto thee. And the servant was healed in the selfsame hour. Realizing that there is no time or distance in the spirit when Jesus spoke the healing, it was received by faith. Meaning (Jesus saw the answered prayer, for the centurion in His imagination) then being established in the spirit, the servant was healed! In Matthew 21:22 it reads and all things, whatsoever ye shall ask for in prayer, believing ye shall receive. Romans 4:17 (as it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, (even) God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were. As we learn we to participate in the act of creation, we too will call those things which are not as though they were we are living by faith and that is what pleases God.
God is teaching each of us to use our imagination, being able to see with the believing eyes of faith in our inner man, of our imagination, to call those things which be not as though they were. Meaning we have to stop believing from the outside in where people, places, and things, would tell you’re not practical; it’s impossible. Instead, you believe from a place of inner confidence, meaning from a place of faith from the inner man that all things are possible to them that believe.
In Genesis 1:5 and God called (Strong’s H7121) the light day, and the darkness he called night and the evening and the morning were the first day. First, we remember that the word for light in Hebrew is (owr) meaning instruction so when God calls he establishes, it says talking about Jesus John 1:9 that was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. John 1:1 -9, in the beginning, was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was at the beginning with God. All things were made by him, and without him was not anything made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. Jesus is the instruction the light of (owr) the word made flesh. This is and was the creative conscience act that starts in the imagination of the inner man. So when God called he is establishing an instruction through and by faith meaning faithfulness, establishing through persistence by remaining faithful to the desire fulfilled in Gods case it was the act of manifestation of a place to dwell. He teach Adam to do the something in Genesis 2:19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them (Strong’s H7121): and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. Interestingly he is giving man the ability to call the living creatures and establish their character (Strong’s H8034). How do we establish the creative act of prayer and remain faithful to the establishment of this inner creative force that is Jesus the light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world? Here are some examples in scripture that will help. Romans 12:12 rejoicing in hope: patient in tribulation: continuing instant in prayer: In Luke chapter 11 the Lord himself speaks to us about prayer, He engaged his disciples by telling them a story to show how we establish what they ask for in prayer, “with persistence from the prayer desired” Luke 11:5-8 and he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves; For a friend of mine in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him? And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee. I say unto you, though he will not rise and give him because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity (persistence) he will rise and give him as many as he needeth. The key is not only knowing what you want but to be able to see it with the inner man of your imagination, then remain faithful to your intention “in other words you have to feel it” motion (emotion) to the prayer asked Luke 11:9-10 and I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
Jesus makes it very clear that you will receive what you ask for in prayer when we remember that “prayer is a creative act of thanksgiving, not a form of begging, you receive what you’re conscious of” when we learn to pray from the inner man of our imagination from a place where The LORD our God is ONE LORD.
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