Looking Inward & Outward (with the goggle of Faith) – Part 82
The following is another attempt to use the goggle of Faith to weigh various inspired thoughts, on another blessed day.
Continuation from yesterday’s. ..
- We are being unrealistic in our expectation(s), when we expect believers who aren’t at peace with themselves or those who are unserious or passive about the faith and love commandments – that always accompany every true ministration of the New Testament – to live at peace with us or with others. There is a peace that surpasses all human understanding; that causes known and unknown wars within to cease; and we can only partake of this peace as we seek, fetch and keep the commandments that usually accompany the true ministration of Christ and Him crucified (Ps. 46:9, 1Cor. 2.1-2).
- The faithful day that 3,000 believers believed in the early Church, 3000 carnally minded, spiritually unwise, fleshly-confident believers whose souls weren’t at peace with God (yet ordained to inherit God life) only believed but never knew whom they had believed in (Acts 13:48, 2Tim. 1:12c, Jn. 8:31-32). They were added to the Church (Acts 2:47) because heaven has instituted the Church, however weak she looks, as the only ground in the Spirit where truth should/would be gracefully taught, until men are baptised (immersed or strengthened) with the name/essence/nature of the Spirit, Son and Father; and thereby, inherit eternal life (1Tim. 3:15, Matt. 28:18).
- There are sufferings that are supervised by the Holy Spirit; that come against our carnal nature; which God has ordained for every New Testament believer that would ever cease from sin and inherit God’s life (1Pet. 4:1). Heaven approves of such experiences when a believer needs to be helped from his carnal status and given the new status of a new man called Christ. At such seasons, believers would not get what they want, when and how they want such things, because the Lord is busy behind the scene, teaching us to put away childish ways of thinking, understanding and speaking; so we can acquire an age in the Spirit called Christ, whom we need to relate with God (1Cor. 13:11, Tit. 2:12-13, Heb. 5:14).