Class Notes: 6/11/2017
Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; The doctrine of the winner part 69
Lam 3:21 -25; I recall this (doctrine) 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 silently on Him.
In our study of the doctrine of the winner believer. Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; Winner believers are the unknown, unsung heroes of history. 2Cor 6:9; who are the targets of God's grace imputations and the reason that God continues to support the human race.
After the Senate testimony that we've seen this past week there is no doubt that the only thing holding the country together is God's grace and the pivot power of mature believers. Prov 28:1;
We have been discussing the doctrine of church age spirituality that is based on the indwelling and filling ministries of God the Holy Spirit.
We noted that since God's plan of grace and human works are mutually exclusive when human power and divine power are mixed the result is legalism that becomes the basis of some system of fake spirituality.
The major reason for the decline in the client nation is that too many churches are involved with fake spirituality rather than true spirituality for too long.
Believers involved in fake spirituality do not develop the capacity to hold their ground against the assaults from satan's demonic forces, his forces in the "progressive" educational institutions, the media and the OSN. Eph 6:14-16;
When we stopped last time we were noting that when it comes to dealing with taboos or any other form of fake spirituality the four laws of Christian behavior apply. Under the law of liberty you have the right to do things that will not cause you to sin or enter into carnality. 1 Cor 8:4;
At the same time you have the responsibility to be careful when you are around people who might be corrupted by something that is meaningless to you but is still a legalistic taboo for them. 1Cor 8:9;
Impersonal integrity love functions under the law of love in order to avoid offending weaker believers and becoming an impediment to their spiritual advance. 1Cor 8:13;
The law of expediency is directed toward the unbeliever. The believer avoids doing certain things so that the unbeliever is not impeded in the process of recognizing that the only true issue is to believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. John 3:16;
In self-righteous arrogance, the unbeliever often tries to superimpose his fake standards on the believer. The unbeliever expects the believer to comply with those fake standards regardless of their true spiritual connotation.
In this case, in the interest of witnessing for Christ, the believer may choose to refrain from doing certain things because they prevent the unbeliever from seeing the only true issue in salvation is to believe in Jesus Christ for salvation. 1Cor 9:19-23;
The law of supreme sacrifice is the highest law of Christian behavior. It sometimes requires the believer to forsake even normal living and legitimate function in life, in order to serve our Lord in a special capacity. 1Cor 9:1-15;
The problem with the fake spirituality of legalistic compliance with taboos is that the principles of God's grace policy for the church are rejected and replaced by the self-righteousness of the strong side of the OSN.
Legalistic compliance with taboos rejects the power of the Holy Spirit inside the spiritual power system that is required to defeat the lust patterns of the OSN. Gal 5:16;
Instead of defeating the OSN, legalistic compliance with taboos relies on the lust patterns of the strong side of the OSN for the performance of human good and rejects the truth of God's Word that states that the Christian way of life is a supernatural way of life that demands the omnipotent power of God for its execution. 2Cor 12:9; ;1Cor 2:5; Eph 3:16;
Legalism ignores the principle that for divine good to be produced spiritual skills must be developed before production skills can function in the performance of divine good.
Legalism ignores the fact that different believers have different capacity from metabolized doctrine and fails to recognize that there will be differences between believers in the way they handle the adversities, pressures and temptations of life.
Legalistic bullying enforces compliance with taboos. Legalistic bullying impedes the development of the spiritual skills. 1Cor 2:5;
Failure to develop spiritual skills results in the production skills superceding the spiritual skills resulting in the development of fake spirituality that produces human good and evil that are spiritually dead works because they are produced by the power of the strong side of the OSN.
Believers who respond to legalistic taboos are converted to the practice of legalism, resulting in self- righteousness, fake spirituality by works and Christian moral degeneracy. 2Tim 3:13;
Believers who react to and reject the legalistic taboos often not only reject the taboos that should be rejected but in their reaction they often go the opposite direction into the practice of Christian antinomianism, resulting in function in immoral degeneracy.
This "throwing the baby out with the bath water" has contributed to the immoral behavior that many in our country have become involved in.
Rather than being occupied with God's Word believers are occupied with compliance with taboos that results in their being distracted from occupation with Jesus Christ as he is revealed in God's Word of truth with the result that the believer becomes a loser in God's protocol plan of grace.
Taboos weaken volition because compliance with taboos does not require any rational thought. Tabooists judge and invade the privacy of others and tabooism attempts to control the OSN through legislation and peer pressure rather than the filling of the Holy Spirit and Bible Doctrine circulating in the thinking of the autonomous believer.
Taboos attempt to restrain without critical thinking from God's Word, glorify legalism and the function of human power to do something, and thereby hinder the rational thought from God's Word of truth under the ministry of God the Holy Spirit that is required for real spiritual growth.
Taboos obscure the uniqueness of the Church Age including the function of the baptism, indwelling, and filling ministries of God the Holy Spirit, the portfolio of invisible assets, the royal priesthood and ambassadorship of the believer, the mystery doctrine of the church, and the power of the indwelling ministry of the Trinity.
The fascistic political correctness that has become the policy of many of the educational institutions and the government controlled media in our country at this time are the product of the unrestrained legalistic tabooism of those who worship the fake god of pantheist secular humanism with it's fake doctrines of multiculturalism, world peace, globalism and global climate change. 2Tim 3:5;
Too many believers get sucked into believing these false doctrines because they have not been taught God's Word sufficiently enough or specifically enough to resist these doctrines of demons that have become the public lies of the demonic progressive cosmic consensus.
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