Sides of the North – A Path Above the Highest Dimension

February 2, 2009 by  
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Modern physics points to the reality of other dimensional existences, and this demonstrates that what we flippantly call the spirit world exists not as an unreal ‘ghostly’ realm, but a series of very real dimensions – some more real than the subatomic – electromagnetic dance of the “material world.”

The Bible challenges the superstitious belief of a purely ethereal spirit world by setting up a heirarchy of realms. For example there is Sheol (the abode of the dead), the Earth, Heaven, and the very highest- the throne and mountain of God.

The the Bible speaks of the Sides of the North as being a holy realm, which is above all and something our physical mind cannot understand – a completely transcendent place.   It is far more than a mountain; in fact the great mountains of the earth are only limited “models” or facsimiles to Zion, like the way a simple paper airplane “models” a greater reality of a super-jumbo airliner.

Psalm 48:1-2
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised In the city of our God, In His holy mountain.

Beautiful in elevation, The joy of the whole earth, Is Mount Zion [on] the sides of the north, The city of the great King.

The archangel who rebelled against God pledged in his pride to ascend to this realm:

Isaiah 14:12-15
“How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground, You who weakened the nations!

For you have said in your heart: ‘I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God; I will also sit on the mount of the congregation On the farthest sides of the north;

I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High.’

Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol, To the lowest depths of the Pit.

Instead of the dimension above all dimesions, God casts this being into the lowest abode.

The Bible has much to say about the landscape of the complex hierarchy of the multidimensional realm that is unseen to us, yet affects nearly everything on this earth, from personal lives to geopolitical realities. Above all this reality is God, who sent his son to redeem us lowly humans from being continual victims of the forces of darkness and of death itself.


18 Comments on "Sides of the North – A Path Above the Highest Dimension"

  1. carol king on Sun, 1st Mar 2009 1:20 pm 

    Interesting except for that last part. How can humans be lowly if we are made in the image of GOD? We are wonderful Beings of Light! Unfolding in a marvelous Universe created for us to learn in! Lowly shmoly! Think of Jesus? Would He have called any of his followers “lowly”? No, he called them beloved, children of God, etc. Sincerely with blessings of Light, Love and Joy, carol

  2. drywind on Mon, 2nd Mar 2009 7:42 am 

    Thanks for the comment.
    Yes as the ancient text called the Bible indicates we were made in the image of God, but we fell. Adam and Eve are not mythological creations, but they were in a pre-fallen state. They likely had great power and dimensional capability. However, once they rejected God, all subsequent humans are distanced from God.
    God in his infinite Love sent himself in the form of a man, Yeshua, to die and make a way for us to return to the image of God. By the resurrection of Yeshua we have a free gift of eternal life. Our old bodies will die, but we will live again not as spirits, but as new creations in Christ.

    I invite you to reject all the cultural garbage around Christianity and look at it in a new light.

  3. Without A Doubt on Thu, 2nd Apr 2009 7:25 pm 

    Dear Drywind~ A wonderful Holy Spirit led response. I feel it deeply.
    Dear Carol~ All the “Light, Love, and Joy” that you reference Carol, is most likely part and parcel of that old theosophic occult stream transformed into New Age shifting paradigm consciousness. From Blavatsky, Bailey, and Hall to Spangler, Tolle and Creme. From ascended masters and spirit guides to channeled beings. From new world servers to blessed light workers under the metaphysical auspices of any disembodied “Ramtha” or “Kryon.” Indeed the false “Light” of Gnosticism will never be THE Light…and above all else, the infinite Love that is Yahweh/Yeshua, Creator and Gracious Savior of all who hear His voice.

  4. David Dansker on Thu, 10th Dec 2009 8:22 pm 

    Always good articles. I looked, but am I missing your “contact” page? Its nice to be able to email the author sometimes,


  5. Biggs on Wed, 17th Feb 2010 2:04 pm 

    Can man look upon God the Father and live? And if not why not?

  6. drywind on Sat, 6th Mar 2010 4:36 pm 

    Before God’s son, Yeshua (Jesus) came, no human could see God and live. Moses asked God show him his face and God said in Exodus 33:20:

    But,” he said, “you cannot see my face, for no one may see me and live.”

    However in the verse before this (Exodus 33:19), God gives a big clue that man could see God someday, via God’s great compassion:

    And the Lord said, “I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the Lord, in your presence. I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

    The reason humans could not see God was because of sin, we all fall short of the glory of god – this includes everyone – from criminals to preachers. It does not matter how good your are in human terms.
    However, God had so much compassion on us that he sent his most precious thing – the part of himself known as The Son – Jesus, to die a brutal death on a Roman cross after a hard life of 33 years on this earth. If you accept his son’s free gift of eternal life, you will do better than just seeing God, he will live inside you! In John 17:26 Jesus prays to his father:

    I have made you known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them.”

  7. Kelvin on Sun, 16th Oct 2011 5:10 am 

    After finding out that heaven was in the north even though I know I do not have to, I always try and face to the north at the beginning of each day when I pray. I also like having my bed facing the north with my head at the south when I am resting.

    As far as being lowly in the eyes of Jesus we are lifted up and of great value to Him and His Father… I do not think that we should think of ourself as less or others as less even when we are still in an unregenerate state… thinking of ourselves as less will not help us or anyone else to come to Jesus for salvation… Jesus clearly said that those to whom the Word of God came are gods… many of us glibly say we are made in the image of God but few of us realize that makes us gods with a small g… it is not new age it is Bible truth… what new age fails to realize is that even though we are gods we are walking in death unless we believe on Jesus and follow Him… all sinners are gods no matter how lost they are as they are making their own moral choices leading them to death… the Gospel that Jesus preached was not to declare to people that they are lowly and evil and in need of reformation or lifting up… He declared that He was Life and we are dead and in need of Him the only source of Life… the Gospel declares that we are dead and lost without Jesus… Jesus also declared that no man has seen the Father at any time except the Son who reveals Him… throughout all of eternity even if we are able to look upon the Father… who is greater than all… it will only be by the grace of Jesus. I am not sure why we use the word fall when talking about adam and eve disobeying Gods command in the garden of eden… this “fall” is a man made word and theology… man did not fall he rebelled… big difference… it is a lie that man fell down and is broken and in need of fixing… this is a lie that the devil himself is spreading to psychologically to prepare the whole world to accept the help of the antichrist to make us and the world a better place… the devil is always trying to offer us information, choices and pleasures that cater to a dead spirit and psyche that looks to be more like God when in fact we are already like God but we are dead… this is the whole reason Eve rebelled… she was deceived into thinking she was not already like G-d and that God was lying to her and with holding something from her that in some way would make her better and would be pleasing to her… Adam on the other hand rebelled knowingly he was not deceived… it is not stated in Scripture to my knowledge why adam rebelled we might surmise that he did so because of emotional attachment to Eve… the Gospel is not about simply lifting us up from a low place to a higher one… it is about giving us Life because we are dead… the Gospel is about turning to God to receive Life through His Son Jesus and to once again walk in fellowship and obedience to God… many of us accept so much of what we read or hear taught and preached without studying the Bible for ourselves in its context and with the help of the Holy Spirit who is here to guide us into all Truth.

    The Gospel in no way is about belittling or condemning man. All that really matters is that we are dead and unless God quickens us through His Son and we live a truly godly and holy life through obedience to Him we will miss Heaven. Jesus is the way to The Father and to Heaven… and in fact Jesus is Heaven itself!

    Below are some links of people who have visited Heaven and returned to share with believers and to exhort others to Jesus. Some also where taken to Hell and saw the holy judgement of G-d on sin.

  8. drywind on Sun, 16th Oct 2011 10:04 pm 

    Hi Kelvin.
    Thanks so much for your comments.
    My article was in no way suggesting that heaven is actually positioned in the Earth’s North. The “sides of the north” in the Bible suggests a much, much higher place than anything our physical realm can contain. As far as the accounts of people that have claimed to have visited heavenly or Hates realms – perhaps, but the apostle Paul note in his own visit (2 Corinthians 12:2-4) that he saw things that no words or human thought could contain. I like to retain a bit of healthy skepticism for these accounts for folks that have a great deal to say about a dimension that our current Earthly minds cannot contain. Without Christ, we would never be able to reach this place.

  9. Jeffrey on Mon, 9th Apr 2012 3:25 am 

    Isaiah 14: 12-17 is a reference to the man who was the King of Babel. The king is called “Lucifer” which is a Latin term and reference from the Jerome translation (the Latin Vulgate) which means light bearing. A paraphrasing of Isaiah 14:12 would indicate “How art thou fallen from on high, who was shinning among the sons of men as the star of Venus among the stars”. The archangel you refer to is a spiritual being. Apparently “Lucifer” is a synonym ascribed to this archangel whose name is Satan, however, who is not “Lucifer” as the reference is of a physical being even though the synonym is a fit description of the antichrist.As you have indicated, how can a physical being know the spiritual realm and describe that realm according the description and limitation of man’s words. I am left wondering then, what is meant by: “I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation”…(in the sides of the north:) Isaiah 14:13.

  10. drywind on Mon, 16th Apr 2012 5:48 pm 

    Thanks Jeffrey. I appreciate your conversation. One of my points here is that the distinction between physical and spiritual is very blurry. Angelic beings are perfectly capable, as indicated by in many passages in the Bible, of operating in what we call the physical realm. Lot would never have escaped Sodom if it were not for two very spiritual angels operating with ease in our reality.

  11. Bernadette on Fri, 29th Jun 2012 7:48 am 

    Well first off I don’t know why my gravatar I just made isn’t showing up. Anything that is supposed to happen when it comes to the computer and it’s programs just doesnt work for me:’-{
    I just wanted to say that your article was very interesting 2/2/09 Drywind. I’m used to thinking of myself and the rest of the human race as unworthy traders that are not good enough to speak the name of JESUS. But we really are special to GOD, and it fills your soul with gladness to hear that.
    It doesn’t matter what your past sins were, JESUS LOVED YOU AND DIED FOR YOU. So that we can fellowship with HIM and the FATHER. What a wonderful piece of knowledge to possess. GOD BLESS you and yours, and thank you for such a special post.

  12. Rodney on Sun, 30th Dec 2012 12:23 am 

    i wanted to say as a born again christian that i believe that we made in his image with a body, soul and a spirit. We are Gods (jesus’s)bride as a unit with god himself (the Holy spirit seal in us) dwelling inside (like the dry bones of Ezeikiel come alive)as well as everywhere at once. This makes us and honorary equal as far as blessing him and fellowship for ever with him in our individuality and unity(as your baby blesses you) while never approaching being actually being God individually but being able to merge with him on some levels. or he wouldn’t call us his bride. He will always be everything and eternally all. He alone made us and keeps the universe(creation) and realms beyond functioning. Always the father to us babies. Always the creator of his own bride. infinitely above us and yet fathoms deep within us at once. Our major service to him being to love him and rejoice and praise perpetually and without effort as he awes us daily with his endless wonders, love and fellowship, thereby satisfying him with our response. I think of my daughter, tearing up and smiling as she looks down, with love for her infant. He gurgles and giggles in response to her voice and countenance. I hope I’m not sickeningly mussy to anyone. But I believe the new bodies are for this purpose. so that we may enjoys and endure his everlasting awesome blessings and embrace with out being consumed. god Bless.

  13. drywind on Wed, 9th Jan 2013 11:36 pm 

    Thanks Rodney. Wonderful insight into the Love of Christ.

  14. David on Wed, 16th Oct 2013 11:30 am 

    As to the question about seeing Yahweh’s face:
    The Talmudim (disciple) Phillip made a request of Yeshua to show them the Father and that would be sufficient to meet their needs. Yeshua replied, “Have I been with you such a long time and you haven’t known me, Phillip? He that has seen me has seen the Father and now you ask, show us the Father? JOHN 14:8-9
    Paul reminds us that we now see through a glass darkly, but then face to face. Now what we know partially we shall then then know even as we are also known. 1 CORINTHIANS 13:12
    I, personally, am looking forward to seeing my Adonai and Messiah, Yeshua face to face. That, for me, will be the same as beholding the face of Yahweh.

  15. danny on Thu, 24th Oct 2013 8:21 am 

    I’ve really enjoyed the discussions here. We all on the same page. The end of Jesus’ obedience to the Father is that he has restored man back to the class of God. As he said in Psalm 82;6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High. However, we see in verse 5 that the lack of knowledge of man’s true identity result in what he said in verse 7, “But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.” ‘Like men’, meaning they are not men, but (being gods) their unawareness of their identity reduces them to the class of men.
    The Bible says, of His own will begat he us with the word of truth,… and again in 1Peter 23 it says ” Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.” As new creations, we trace our very nature and identity from the Word of God. You are what God’s Word says you are, you have what He says you have and you can do what He says you can do. As He is so are we in this world, not subject to the rudiments of this world.
    This is what Christ achieved for us and tasked us to tell the world what he did and what we have become as a result of what he did. And if any man should believe and say YES to Jesus, his new identity is fashioned after the Creator.
    Bless be God.

  16. Tony Conrad on Sat, 10th May 2014 12:19 am 

    I think everybody is right. It is true that our inner man is Christ the new man. We in ourselves are weak and will always be weak on this earth. We are exhorted to be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Also to put on Christ daily. We still have to recognise though that in and of ourselves we are nothing. Humility is a great thing as it allows us to recognise our weakness and rely on the Lord.

  17. Mickey on Fri, 16th May 2014 10:55 am 

    The known existence is a pyramid structure. This structure has water above and below the firmament (firmament = known universe). As told in Genesis 1:6-7. The KJV of the Bible is what should be studied, as that was what God gave to us Gentiles. He gave us absolute truth, absolute time (GMT), and absolute location from (where we get our lat/long) one place/country. You can tell its a pyramid structure with the dimensions from Ephesians 3:18 …”breadth, and length, and depth, and height”. A pyramid has four dimension. Also in Matthew 21:44 tells you that if you fell on it you would be broken, and if it fell on you it would grind you to powder.

    The sides of the North are above the top of the pyramid, and Christ comes down through this water to be baptized of John and chooses 4 fisherman for His first disciples.

    This water parts when the saints are called out (Exodus 14-15; John 10:1-6) and will part again when they return at the Advent (Psalms 68:22; Habakkuk 3:10,15)

    Everyone on this earth is “immersed” right now. That’s why He said follow me and I will make you “fishers of men”. The top between Heaven and the beginning of the waters is frozen (Revelations 15:2; Job 38:30)

    Jesus Christ came through the waters to die on the cross for our sins. His Spirit upon death went back up to God His Father (His last words on the cross), His body went into a tomb, and His soul literally went down to Hell (at the center of this earth) to be a sin offering Isaiah 53:10. Jesus left the entire worlds sins in Hell. From that point until He returns again ALL sins have been paid for by Him. So sinning today will not get you to Hell. What will get you to Hell is a sin of omission (which was the first sin and was committed by Eve when she omitted what God said from Genesis 2:16 when she spoke in Genesis 3:2) This means you choose to omit that Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior did not pay for your sins, and you choose to omit that God raised Him from deaths curse. And means you literally then will have to make the payment (in Hell for ALL eternity) for your sin of omission.

    So long story short, it is pretty cool to grasp some of the concepts about the sides of the north. But remember why we are here, and that is to spread the truth about Jesus Christ dying on the cross for our sins. Please accept His free gift of salvation by confessing with your mouth “the Lord Jesus”, and “believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved” (Romans 10:9).

    May God Bless You

  18. drywind on Fri, 16th May 2014 11:32 am 

    Hi Mickey,
    Thanks for the interesting discussion. The pyramidal structure is certianly one possibility. I do like Chuck Missler’s discussion of the 10 dimensions of existance – 6 knowable by us, 4 unknowable from the standpoint of modern physics. This aligns with the writings Rabbi Nachmonides in the 1200’s who studied the Torah, the Word of the Living God, and came to the same conclusion. See the “Realm of Angels”

    When speculating, however, we should remember that we cannot really accurately imagine the incredible existence that the Lord Jesus Christ has created for us. Our fallen, limited, fleshly minds only has the limited elements of this world to draw comparisons. As Paul notes to the Corinthians “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him.”

    Bottom line, as you’ve noted, it’s all centered on Christ, and the incredible work and free gift He performed to save us. The other day I heard J. Vernon McGee note we may never understand the depths of dimensional Hell and suffering Christ went through during those days between the Cross and Resurrection. By Christ and Grace alone, not by our own efforts, we are saved to enter the Sides of the North. Praise be to God.

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