Class Notes: 11/29/2017
Heb 4:12; The doctrine of doctrinal orientation part 2
Lam 3:21-25; I recall this (God's Word of truth) 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... I therefore have hope in Him. The Lord is good to those who wait silently on Him.
We are presently in a study of the doctrine of winner believers Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; who are the unknown, unsung heroes of history as God's witnesses in the prosecution of satan and the fallen angels. 2Cor 6:9; and who are the targets of God's grace imputations and one of the reason why God continues to support the human race in the evil adversity of the devil's world. 2Pet 3:9;
God's Word creates capacity for the believer to trust in God to work on their behalf even when they don't fully understand it. Doctrinal viewpoint is what enables the believer to have the patience to wait on God's timing. Isa 40:31; This is how winners are created.
We describe this viewpoint that is based in God's Word of truth as doctrinal orientation so last time we began a study of the doctrine of doctrinal orientation.
Doctrinal orientation Is established when the believer believes and places priority on what God's Word aka Bible Doctrine reveals and it begins to circulate in the believer's stream of consciousness and become the basis for their decision making process.
Heb 4:12; "For the word of God is alive and powerful, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to separate the soul and the spirit, both joints and marrow, able to evaluate the thoughts and the motivations of the heart."
We noted that God's directive will is for every believer to be consistent with the function of the spiritual skills, so they can execute God's protocol plan and glorify God by becoming invisible heroes.
This objective demands the consistent function of the spiritual skills, the deployment of the ten problem solving devices in the stream of consciousness line, and requires the formation and deployment of a standard of reference or viewpoint of thinking from orientation to God's Word of truth. Rom 12:3;
We noted that the word translated "measure" is the Greek word "metron" so the word means a standard of reference. This verse explains that every believer has a standard of reference for thinking that is established from God's Word of truth.
Col 3:23; "Whatever you do, do it from the soul, as to the Lord and not to men."
v24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance (the escrow).
2Thes 3:3-4; "But the Lord is faithful, and will sustain you and guard you from the evil.
v4 We have confidence in the Lord concerning you, that you are doing the will and will continue to do what He commands."
v5 "and may the Lord direct your hearts into love for God even with reference to the staying power of Christ."
The word translated "direct" is the Greek verb "kateuthuno" that means to make a straight path, to direct something to someone. This is a potential based on the believer executing the spiritual life of the Church Age.
The "heart" refers to the stream of consciousness, the location of the seven compartments of the soul (the frame of reference, memory center, vocabulary storage, categorical storage, conscience, momentum department, wisdom department), where thought is circulated.
Our first concept of love for God is related to the filling of the Holy Spirit. The filling of the Holy Spirit produces love. As we develop doctrinal orientation, we come to the point of personal love for God the Father and eventually occupation with Christ.
The "Lord" is a reference to the Lord Jesus Christ in hypostatic union who produces the action of directing our thoughts into personal love for God the Father and into the same steadfast endurance that He demonstrated on the Cross. Heb 12:2;
Jesus Christ directs your heart, your thinking into the same love for God the Father that Jesus had in His unglorified humanity in hypostatic union.
The word translated "steadfastness" or "staying power is the Greek word "hupomone." "The staying power of Christ" refers to everything that He did from rejecting the temptation to sin during his entire life in His unglorified body to the point of staying on the Cross and receiving the imputation and judgment the sins of the entire human race as our substitute.
The staying power of Jesus Christ on the Cross is a demonstration of the perfect human love of the human nature of Jesus Christ in hypostatic union that was directed toward God the Father.
At the moment we believed in Jesus Christ one of the irrevocable primary assets that we were given as part of the grace package of election and predestination was the potential to have this staying power from true love developed in our soul from the metabolization of God's Word under the mentorship of God the Holy Spirit.
The endurance of Jesus Christ on the Cross was motivated by His perfect human personal love for God the Father, and His perfect human impersonal love for the entire human race.
He responded to the imputation of our sins with love, respect, dedication, esteem for the Father, consideration and partiality for God the Father. All of this was circulating in His stream of consciousness and applied by means of His recall of doctrine.
The prototype spiritual life of the human nature of Jesus Christ in hypostatic union was motivated by this true love that was based His doctrinal orientation. Heb 11:1;
Living your life unto the Lord demands consistent cognition and inculcation of Bible doctrine under the objectivity of the filling ministry of God the Holy Spirit while simultaneously rejecting the emotional subjectivity and arrogance of the lust patterns of the sin nature. Gal 5:16-23;
The Christian spiritual life is comprised of what God does for and in you by the use of His power and ability. It is not comprised of what you do in your own strength and ability. 2Cor 12:9-10;
Perception, metabolization, application of Bible doctrine is designed for the believer to glorify God and become an invisible hero by means of the execution God's protocol plan in compliance with His grace policy.
God sustains us with His logistical grace for the purpose of our glorifying Him by our deployment of the power of His immutable Word of truth while being engaged with the pressures and adversity that are created by living in an unglorified sin infused death shadowed body while holding our position against the propaganda, lies, deceit, and evil of the devil's world. Eph 6:13-17;
Doctrinal orientation is based on accurate Spirit taught understanding of Scripture.
2Tim 3:16-17; "All Scripture is God-breathed (Spiritually communicated) and is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; that the man of God may be capable, equipped for every good work."
The Greek word "theopneustos" that is translated "inspired" in most English translation means "God breathed." that involves both inhale and exhale.
In the inhale, the Holy Spirit communicated to human authors of Scripture, God's complete and coherent Word of truth.
In the exhale, the human writers of Scripture wrote down that Word of truth without setting aside their human intelligence, their vocabulary, their personal feelings, their literary style, their personality or individuality.
God's complete message to man was permanently recorded with perfect accuracy in the original languages of Scripture.
The doctrine of the verbal plenary inspiration of Scripture states that God so supernaturally directed the human writers of Scripture that without wavering their intelligence, their individuality, their personal feelings, their literary style, or any other human factor of expression, His complete and coherent message to mankind was recorded with perfect accuracy in the original languages of Scripture, the very words bearing the authority of divine authorship.
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