The Doctrine of Supergrace. Part 9.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Absent Minded Person - One who stands in front of the mirror for hours trying to remember where he had seen the person before.
Tears - The hydraulic force by which masculine will-power is defeated by feminine water-power.
Dictionary - A place where divorce comes before marriage.
Forget About World Peace... Visualize Using Your Turn Signal.

Your Kid May Be An Honor Student But You’re Still An Idiot
I Don’t Suffer From Insanity; I Enjoy Every Minute Of It.
“Time is what keeps everything from happening at once.”
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
You know it is a bad day when the blind date turns out to be your ex-wife.

PSA 37:3 - trust in the Lord, and you will receive all the supplies needed.
MAR 9:23 “‘If You can!’ All things are possible to him who believes.”
MAR 11:24 “Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they shall be {granted} you.”

LUK 17:6 “If you had faith like a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and be planted in the sea’; and it would obey you.”
JOH 6:35 Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me shall not hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.”
PSA 34:19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous; But the Lord delivers him out of them all.

ROM 8:28 And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
LUK 6:38 “Give, and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, they will pour into your lap. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”

Whether you make it or not, whether you grow in grace and knowledge, whether you understand that the road to glory is from saving grace at the cross, to living grace, to supergrace, to ultra supergrace, to dying grace and then to surpassing grace.

Point 8. Supergrace is the objective of the believer after salvation, EPH 3:14-19.

Any prayer when recorded in Scripture has great significance.

Family - noun patria - “patriot” = describes what we really are, members of the Royal Family of God.

Verse 16 - “that” - hina - introduces a purpose clause.
God has a purpose for us. God has a plan for us.

Give - aor-act-subj - didomi (optative mood) = to graciously give, give one something for the advantage of the giver or the receiver.

Optative mood merely presents the action as conceivable but not definite, still contingent.
It expresses the mood of strong desire not yet being fulfilled.

First = “If, and it’s true”
Second = “If, and it is not true”
Third = “If, maybe it is, maybe it is not”
Fourth = “I wish it were true but it is not!”

“According to” - preposition kata = the preposition of norm or standard.
“According to the riches” - ploutos = the abundant supergrace provisions and benefits which flow from the grace of God.

Glory is the essence and the character of God.

PSA 84:5 How blessed [happinesses] to those whose strength [supergrace status] is in You; In whose right lobe are the highways to Zion [supergrace and ultra-supergrace]!

PSA 84:7 They go from strength [supergrace] to strength [ultra-supergrace], Every one of them appears before God or is seen by God in Zion [supergrace status].

“To be strengthened with power” - aor-pass-inf - krataioo = to have inner power and strength so that you will be able to handle anything in life.

The purpose of the Holy Spirit in verse 16 strengthening the inner man is to build a structure in your soul and to establish divine viewpoint as your frame of reference.

“May dwell” - aor-act-inf - katoikeo = to be at home or to be comfortable.
“Through faith” - preposition dia + genitive pisteos - pivstew" = “by means of doctrine”
Rooted - per-pass-part - rhizoo = to become stable, to strengthen with roots, to render firm or to establish.

Grounded - per-pass-part - themelioo = to lay a foundation, to erect a structure, to lay a basis for something.
En + instrumental noun agape = by means of love, EPH 5:18; ROM 5:5.
“May be able” - aor-act-subj - exischuo = to have total ability, to be fully able, to have full strength.

Comprehend - aor-mid-inf - katalambano = to be strengthened, to grasp.
Kata - preposition of norm/standard.
Lambano - to seize.
“To seize according to a norm or standard; to grasp the meaning of what is communicated; to lay hold of something so as to make it one’s own.”

Joseph Thayer - “Katalambano is used of Christ by His holy power and influence laying hold of the human mind and will, in order to prompt and govern it.”

Preposition sun = in the company of; emphasizes the communication of doctrine in a public assembly.
pas (all) tois (the) hagiois (saints).

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