Class Notes: 10/2/2016
Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; The doctrine of the winner part 12
Lam 3:21-23; I recall this to my mind, and it gives me confidence. Because The Lord's mercy never fails; His grace provisions never cease, they are renewed every morning; Great is Your faithfulness... Therefore I have hope in Him. The Lord is good to those who wait on Him.
In our study of the doctrine of the winner believer. Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; We have noted that winner believers are the unknown, unsung heroes of history. 2Cor 6:9;
The winners are those who are not considered by the world to be wise or noble 1Cor 1:26-29; but they are the crisis personalities who stand in the spiritual gap and preserve the nation during the course of human history. Ezek 22:30-31; because they glorify God by learning how to exploit God's grace system to the maximum. 2Pet 3:18; 2Pet 1:2;
Since the winner exploits God's grace system to the maximum we have taken up a study of grace in the context of exploiting it and becoming a winner.
Last time we started a study of logistical grace that includes God's provision for every Church Age believer to execute the protocol plan of God while they are physically alive on the earth in the devil's world in a sin infused unglorified human body.
The doctrine that explains this grace package and how to exploit it comes from the prepared pastor-teacher.
God the Holy Spirit will lead the believer who has positive volition to their right pastor-teacher who communicates the doctrine.
The believer must then have the patience and perseverance from the humility of authority and grace orientation to persistently and consistently receive the communication from their right pastor so that the information is available for God the Holy Spirit to teach it. Rom 10:17;
The basis of logistical grace is God's integrity love that provides everything that every believer will ever need. The believer only becomes aware of this provision by studying God's Word of truth under the ministry of God the Holy Spirit.
God's infinite, eternal, and absolute holiness, may be classified as God's integrity love or His absolute unchangeable divine virtue.
God's integrity is composed of His perfect righteousness and justice and love. God loves His own integrity. Four principles related to God's integrity apply:
What the righteousness of God rejects, the justice of God judges.
What the righteousness of God accepts, the justice of God blesses. This is the basis for logistical grace.
The justice of God administers what the righteousness of God demands. The righteousness of God in accepting certain things demands blessing from the justice of God. This is the basis for logistical grace.
At the moment of salvation, the justice of God imputes the righteousness of God to the new believer. Whither or not the new believer succeeds as a Christian this imputed positional righteousness demands blessing from the justice of God.
This is why God's logistical grace life support is conveyed to every believer regardless of whither they use their free volition to choose to become a winner or a loser.
God blesses the believer with logistical grace based on their position not their performance.
Position "in Christ" + Position "in the Spirit" guarantees all production will be accepted by God. Position "in Adam" or Position "in the flesh (OSN)" guarantees no production will be accepted by God.
Believers who fail to execute the Christian life still have the forty things they received at salvation, one of which is the righteousness of God. This means God will support and sustain you regardless of how deserving or undeserving you are.
At the moment of salvation through faith in Christ, the righteousness of God is imputed to every believer. This is true in every dispensation. The results of the imputation of God's righteousness to every believer include:
Justification: God looks at His righteousness that has imputed and declares us to be righteous. The moment we believe in Jesus Christ we receive instant justification, Rom 5:1.
Because the new believer possesses God's righteousness the believer has the capacity to receive God's personal love so God's love changes from the impersonal integrity love that is directed toward all mankind to God's personal love that can only be directed toward believers because of their identity with Christ. Gal 3:22;
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