ONE NEW MAN – THE BIRTH OF SHEEP NATIONS
14 “For he is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, 15 by setting aside in his flesh the law with its commands and regulations. His purpose was to create in himself one new humanity out of the two, thus making peace, 16 and in one body to reconcile both to God through the cross, by which he put to death their hostility. 17 He came and preached peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near. 18 For through him we both have access to the Father by one Spirit”. (Ephesians 2:14-18. NIV)
Although Christ Jesus reconciled both the Jews and the Gentile Christians to God through the cross two thousand years ago, the body of Christ is now beginning to witness the full manifestation of this scripture and its benefits.
In the recent past, the church preached replacement theology; the church has replaced Israel. And the Jews also held on to their Jewish traditions and not recognizing Christ Jesus as their Messiah.
The two groups were hostile to each other.
Each group did not recognize the other, creating a dividing wall between the two.
Then the church became enlightened through scripture, recognized the erroneous teaching, corrected itself, and began understanding and embracing its Jewish roots.
This revelation and understanding made it possible for the Church to preach to the Jews about the Jewish Messiah.
The Jews began receiving the Messiah – Christ Jesus becoming born again in large numbers than ever before and continuing to do so.
The dividing wall of hostility is coming down; the two are becoming one leading to the formation of One New Man in Christ Jesus and access to the Father by one Spirit.
Remember, the dividing wall of hostility was caused by the church not knowing their Jewish root and claiming God had replaced the church with the Jews, and the Jews not knowing their Messiah and therefore held on to the Law of Moses and their Jewish traditions and had nothing to do with the Church.
The Jews are now receiving Jesus as their Messiah leading to the breaking down of the dividing wall. Salvation has come to the Jews.
Most Jews did not know their Messiah until recently, but the church did not know much about its Jewish roots until recently.
Therefore, the church did not understand God’s socioeconomic ordinances and principles to guide the Nation Israel to make them a