Arise for the Lord has come.
Arise – to get up; to rise up; to move upward
An example of Arise is when you awake out of sleep you sit up in the bed, then you stand up. You have taken two (2) steps to Arise – sitting up and standing up. When you sat up, your upper body was raised from your waist to your head, and the next level or rising was standing- your entire body was raised from your head to your feet.
“And immediately when Jesus perceived in his spirit that they so reasoned within themselves, he said unto them, Why reason ye these things in your hearts? Whether is it easier to say to the sick of the palsy, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and take up thy bed, and walk? But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy),
I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy bed, and go thy way into thine house. And immediately he arose, took up the bed, and went forth before them all . . .” (Mark 8:8-12)
In order for the man to Arise, he had to sit up and stand up. Therefore, he experienced 2 levels of rising. When he sat up, his upper body was raised from his waist to his head), and when he stood, his entire body was raised form his feet to his head Only when he experienced these 2 levels of rising could he walk. Walking requires taking steps forward. When you walk, you constantly move forward.
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