Throughout the Word of God there is an on going theme which I call" Theandric Action"  or God manifest in the flesh.

 

"Known and read by all men" refers to those who are representatives of TLJC ] cared for by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone, but on tablets of human hearts.

 

Your life in verse 2 is known and read by all men or others.

 

The point being is that "your life" is an open book.

 

MAT 5:13  "You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how will it be made salty again? It is good for nothing anymore, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.

 

MAT 5:14 "You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

 

1JO 2:15 says   Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

 

1JO 2:16  For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.

 

1JO 2:17  And the world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God abides forever.

 

Everyone of us who have been born again and saved have been called to be new creatures and have something about us that makes us special and totally unique as being a type of TLJC where God is manifest in the flesh.

 

1PE 2:5  "You also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ."

 

1PE 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

 

Every one of us, with few exceptions,  is born into the world with a conscience or the ability to know the difference between what is right and what is wrong.

 

"If a person who I have placed in authority abuses that authority in any way, "I" will deal with "him or her" not with you!"

 

 

"Stand by" means to be stabilized in your mind, and as verse 3 says, "See the deliverance of the Lord."

 

"Keep looking at the deliverance of the Lord or be occupied with the person of Christ.

 

Verse 13 goes on and says "which deliverance He will accomplish for you today!"

 

Notice, what "He" will accomplish, not what "we will" accomplish.

 

What kind of power does it take to be victorious in a hopeless situation? It takes divine power!

 

We need to watch for "the power of God or the omnipotence of God at work."

 

That's why Moses said in Deu 31:6,  "Be strong and courageous,"

 

Spiritual courage is the ability to think under pressure, whereas fear is the inability to think under pressure.

 

Deu 31:6 Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid and tremble before them, for the Lord your God is the one who goes with you, He will not fail you, nor forsake you.

 

"They," who once denied the authority will not be in eternity."

 

Moses says they will never see the Egyptians again because the Egyptians are unbelievers and they are going to Hell.

 

  1. The arrogance complex of sins;

2.The emotional complex of sins.

 

The fear category includes worry, anxiety, trepidation, panic, confusion etc.

 

Let his behavior be motivated from the wisdom within.

 

James is actually saying let the doctrine within motivate the outward behavior.

 

Moses was a man who lived under the timing of God.

 

Only the believer who puts doctrine first everyday in his life and sets aside time everyday for doctrine can find happiness in being organized.

 

God has assigned to you a number of days to live on this earth according to Psa 90:12; 31:15.

 

Psa 90:12 says  "Teach us to number our days, That we may present to Thee a heart of wisdom."

 

In PSA 31:15, David said, "My times are in Thy hand."

 

Now, in Ecc 3:1-8, while you will probably experience most of these you will enjoy none of these without doctrine which gives you capacity to enjoy these things.

 

It's amazing, we all have the same amount whether we are absolutely without a dime or whether we happen to be the richest person on earth.....!

What time is it?

What time does the meeting start?

What time do you want me there?

 

Don't waste your time on that!

 

It's time for us to go!

The time is up!

It's time we had a long talk?

 

We have a Lord or God who tells us in EPH 5:16  Make the most of your time, because the days are evil.

 

ISA 43:7 "Everyone who is called by My name, I have created for My glory, Those whom I have formed, even whom I have made."

 

REV 4:11 "Worthy art Thou, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for Thou didst create all things, and because of Thy will they existed, and were created."

 

God gives you a certain amount of time that you might use it for His glory.

 

 

Ecc 3 teaches that everything in life is a matter of timing.

 

Fatalism comes from the Latin fatum meaning "that which the gods ordain to happen".

 

ISA 43:7  "Everyone who is called by My name, I have created for My glory, Those whom I have formed, even whom I have made."

 

JOB 23:12 "I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food."

 

"treasured" is the verb tsaphan which means to esteem; to admire, appreciate, respect, and even worship.

 

Every day is a day when we should be learning doctrine and preparing ourselves to glorify God!

 

This is why we are told that days of life are lost through divine discipline, Psa 102:23  "In the course of my life, He broke my strength, He cut short my days."

 

The Philosopher William James said, "The great use for one's life is to spend it for something that will outlast it!"

 

Excuses are never solutions to problems.

 

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