The development of a spiritual mind is not something that can happen overnight. Just the way you carry yourself day by day is a powerful witness to the world around you. . Conclusion With all this, we also know some day in the future that God will not allow any more wars. Paul assures us of praise from God. If indeed we share in His sufferings in order that we may also share with His glory.
You preach a watered down gospel and their blood is on your hands. I realized that the truth of my identity is how God sees me, but I needed to understand exactly that was. For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. We can do this by reading the Bible, absorbing the words of God, and thinking upon the man who is described as the word made flesh, that of course is the Son of God, Jesus Christ. Isaiah 49:15-16 If you really want to feel the heartbeat of God, and His desire to have the lost return to Him, then grab your Bible and read Jeremiah 3:11-22.
It is His love for man, His compassion for the human race, that prompts God to hate sin with such a vengeance. · Hating one another — Walking without love for our fellow man. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. When you get into agreement with God, your expectations change. Jesus came to liberate you from all forms of oppression. Ultimately, the Christian is to try to be at peace with all other people Romans 12:18.
Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. Heb 11:4 Here God is telling us that there is a specific way to come to him, and that was through the sacrifice of animals, until the sacrifice of Christ that is, which was the perfect sacrifice once and for all. God has a powerful positive plan for your life. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. And, He sees us as we will be someday. Since I believe my mind to be finite I will not be joining you. In their own lowly way, they make countless lives better and happier, their burdens lighter, and yet they rarely ever hear a Thank you.
John 10:11-13 Speaking of laying down His life for us, Jesus spoke with the disciples and said that there is no greater way to show your love for somebody, than to give your life for them. Privileged Because Of Our Eternal Hope — Not only are we privileged because of all we have here; we are also privileged because of all that we have waiting on us when we leave here. Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up. To know what a true man is, you need look no further than the life of Jesus Christ. We are conscious of faults, which even our nearest friends do not see in us. God is concerned about our safety. Matthew 6:9-10 What happens in heaven? Paul uses this symbol and describes it as carnal thinking, our word carnal is derived from the Latin word for flesh.
Archer in the expresses the argument well: How could God be called 'good' if He forbade His people to protect their wives from ravishment and strangulation by drunken marauders, or to resist invaders who have come to pick up their children and dash out their brains against the wall? Blessed shall be thy basket and thy store. Are there things right now in your life that reveal a heart that disowns God in some areas? Jesus was full of the Holy Spirit and lived in complete dependence on and obedience to the will of God. Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven. This is vital for us to get into our hearts, because we need to know what God thinks of those whom He has redeemed. So let us allow the Word of God to water our minds and allow it to work in our lives to help us grow in our spiritual thinking and put on the mind of Christ.
Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Jesus came to set the prisoners free. He was well spoken of by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium. He knows when our repentance is true, and when we really love him—though we have so grievously sinned. Give your mind a push in a positive direction today.
These verses remind us that God saved us for a purpose and part of that purpose is so that He can use us for His glory! Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. He will forgive every sin that you have ever committed and give you new strength, new power over the temptations of life. And if children, then heirs namely, heirs of God and also fellow heirs with Christ --if indeed we suffer with him so we may also be glorified with him Romans 8:17. Therefore, I am valued greatly and esteemed highly by Him. To live better, think of yourself as God thinks of you. We have to put in a lot of spiritual to overcome the natural flesh.
He tells us in verse 7 that we are a privileged people. Everything is possible when you think the way God thinks. · Hateful — This is the natural fruit of all the above. Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. But first you must renounce your sins, confess them and receive Christ into your heart.