What a terrific way to live life – being “of good courage and confident hope”. Living with good courage and being confident with hope – comes as a result of living God’s way, staying within what God intended, living “God’s Normal”. Let’s look at this as the Apostle Paul laid it out.
Because the true believer is enabled by God through the Holy Spirit (He resides in all who are born again) there is a lot of what is “natural” to us now. But we must “put it on” (verse 12 of Colossians 3:12-17).
Have you noticed how very unwise the people of the world are becoming? James contrasts earthly wisdom with wisdom that comes from God. Where are you at? Earthly Superficial Wisdom: James 3: verses 14-16 “[superficial] wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly (secular), natural (unspiritual), even demonic“: 14 But if you […]
In the beginning, we were the perfect creatures, humans made in the image of God. We all want to think we are still in Genesis 1. But actually we are changelings – born into Genesis 3 conditions, fallen in nature, quite consumed by the flesh.