Grace Bible Church
Robert R. McLaughlin
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
"The Greatness and Glory of the Word of God."
The next eight verses (9-16) you have the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet which is Beth. Beth looks like this Hebrew b And it represents a house.If we rotate it refers a dwelling place or the house as being a place of rest and relaxation as well as protection and shelter.
Beth, as a house, can also represent a sanctuary or a Temple. PSA 119:9, the first word is hMòB^
Allowing the word of God to be alive in you is what I have been telling you has to with Theandric action or God's nature being alive in you.
They ignorantly live in the effects of the Fall of man, expressing the character of the old adamic nature in the mentality, fulfilling selfish and vain pursuits.
1PE 1:23 for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and abiding word of God.
The nature that the apostle declares that cannot sin, 1JO 3:9.
So we have available the personality of God operational in the bel's life, through the filling of the HS and the Word of God, which is the mind of Christ, the possibilities of experiencing Christ's victory are limitless.
JOH 8:29b Concerning the Father, Jesus said, "For I do always those things that please Him"
"He that hath seen me has seen the Father" (JOH 14:9).
Jesus, in His humanity, was the exact reproduction of the image of God (HEB 1:3).
HEB 1:3 And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature,
The Church of Jesus Christ will only manifest the power of Christ when she takes on His disposition or His character and lifestyle which is living for others.
The disciples were described as having turned the world upside down because of their tremendous influence in evangelizing the nations, ACT 17:6.
"That they all may be one; as thou Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent me" (JOH 17:21).
All men would know Christ and experience the very same life that He derived from His Father, through the provision of rebound and recovery for their spiritual growth process (1JO 1:9).
EPH 3:17 that the Lord Jesus Christ would be at home in their hearts (right lobes) by means of doctrine and them being rooted and grounded in virtue-love.
God's love referring to our love for God as well as our impersonal unconditional- love for others and SSE love for ourselves.
Impersonal love does not mean that you are unfriendly or distant toward others but that your love is not based upon who they are as a person but rather it is it based upon who you are as a person.
It frees you from being in bondage to trying to love others personally which is based upon who and what they are rather than who and what you are.
No matter what we face in life we are inside a house, or the plan of God and because of that we have godly provisions for our problems!
The abuse he took could promote perverseness in the future so he constantly makes a decision to confess the sin he was forced into, whatever it may have been.
“God says, If you are going to live for me, you must begin at the earliest possible moment, without delay, preferably when we young and energetic.”
You got to deal youthful energy and sense of carelessness.The lack of life of wisdom.The desire for more independence.
Physical and sexual maturity that may run ahead of spiritual and moral maturity.
Money and the freedom that it brings.Young women who may - knowingly or unknowingly - encourage moral impurity.
The spirit of the age that both expects and promotes moral uncleanness for young men and women.
The desire to be accepted by peers who face the same challenges.
Because God is a jealous God and justly has the right to claim the first and the best.
God loves us so much that wants to spare the young men and women (and the older men and women) the bondage of sin.
This reflects upon the power of experience to shape our habits.
If you surrender to any temptation; and it becomes transferred from the realm of mental consent life's experiences, and that temptation instantly becomes much more difficult to resist in the future.
Each successive experience of surrender to temptation builds a habit, reinforced not only spiritually, but also by brain chemistry.
“his way” - Hebrew verb “orach, which we translate way as a track, a rut, such as is made by the wheel of a cart or chariot.”
Youth sets the tracks for the rest of the life.
"What was the most difficult time of your Christian experience?"
"My last year was the most difficult time because the more I draw closer to our Lord and Savior, the light of the world, the more apparent my darkness became!"
Even though we understand the grace and mercy of our Lord and Savior, the more we should I want to be cleansed by the word of God!
JOH 15:3 "You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you."
JAM 4:8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double‑minded.
"by keeping it" means that a pure way does not happen accidentally.
If one does not "keep his way, the natural path is towards impurity and degeneration.
One must keep himself in the PPOG in order to be pure.
God’s word shows us the standard of purity, so we know what is right and what is wrong.
God’s word shows us the reasons for purity, so we understand the wisdom and goodness of God’s commands.
God’s word shows us the difficulty of purity, and reminds us to be on guard.
God’s word shows us the blessings of purity, and gives us an incentive to make the necessary sacrifices.
God’s word shows us how to be born again - converted, so our inner man may be transformed after the pattern of ultimate purity, Jesus Christ.
God’s word shows us the way to be empowered by the Holy Spirit, so that one has the spiritual resources to be pure.
God’s word is a refuge against temptation, giving a way of escape in the season of enticement.
God’s word is a light that clears away the deceptive fog of seduction and temptation.
God’s word is a mirror that helps one to see their spiritual and moral condition, and thus walk in purity.
God’s word gives us wise and simple commands, such as to “Flee youthful lusts” (2TI 2:22).
God’s word is the key to the renewing of our mind, which in turn is the key to personal, moral, and spiritual transformation (ROM 12:1-2).
God’s word gives a refuge against condemnation when one has been impure, and shows one how to repent when they have been impure, and how to come back to a pure life.
God’s word shows us how to conduct our life so that we are an encouragement to others in purity.
Jesus spoke specifically of the power of His word to cleanse and keep pure: You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you (JOH 5:3). Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth (JOH 17:17).
Most attacks are subtle because we prepare for direct attacks and remember the art behind warfare is deception.
Because the soul is the place of integrity even though the body is being abused.
Keeeping is the verb shama which means to listen to the word of God! Because what he needs is faith and in ROM 10:17, Faith comes by hearing the word of God.
So we are to guard and protect our soul in the plan of God, the beth file for the mobilization of the house or the plan of God functioning in our souls. meaning with all or with my entire heart.