Class Notes: 1/24/2021
Smyrna, the pivot for SPQR part 13; The faith rest drill
James 1:19-20; You know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger; 20 for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.
Rom 12:18-21; If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.
19 Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, "Vengeance is Mine, I will repay," says the Lord.
20 "But if your enemy is hungry, feed him, and if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in so doing you will heap burning coals on his head." 21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Psa 76:10a; For the wrath (the negative volition) of man will praise You...
2Cor 13:8; For we can do nothing against the truth, but only for the truth.
Prov 28:1; The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, But the righteous are bold as a lion.
John 3:19-20; "This is the condemnation, that the truth has come into the world, and people loved the lie rather than the truth, because their deeds were evil.
20 "because everyone who does evil hates the truth, and does not come to the truth for fear that their evil deeds will be exposed.
Jer 17:9 (NET) The human mind is more deceitful than anything else. It is incurably bad. Who can understand it?
2Cor 10:5 We are destroying speculations and every arrogant idea that is raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive and into compliance with Christ (God's Word of truth).
1Thess 5:3; While they are saying, "Prosperity and security" sudden destruction will come upon them like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.
One of satan's biggest lies is that people are basically good. God's word says that no one is righteous not even one. Rom 3:10;
Eccles 8:8; No man has authority to control the wind, the weather or the climate, or authority over the day of death; there is no discharge in the midst of a battle, and evil people will not be rescued by their evil deeds.,, they sow the wind And they will reap the whirlwind. Hosea 8:7a;
Eccles 8:11; Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.
Isa 59:14-16; Justice is turned back, And righteousness stands far away; For truth has stumbled in the street, And uprightness cannot enter.
v15 Yes, truth is lacking; And he who turns aside from evil makes himself a prey. Now the Lord saw, And it was displeasing in His sight that there was no justice.
v16 And He saw that there was no man, And was astonished that there was no one to intercede; Then His own arm brought salvation to Him, And His righteousness upheld Him.
The democrat's role model for their takeover of the USA is Mao Sedong the greatest mass murderer of the 20th century. According to the authoritative "Black Book of Communism," an estimated 65 million Chinese died as a result of Mao's cultural revolution.
Anyone who got in his way was done away with by execution, imprisonment or forced famine. The CCP is still using these same merciless tactics to keep Chinese people enslaved.
The fascist democrat stooges are now using these same tactics on social media in their attempt to cancel the God given freedoms of the people of the USA.
1Sam 8:7-8; The Lord said to Samuel, "Listen to the voice of the people in regard to all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected Me from being king over them.
8 "Like all the deeds which they have done since the day that I brought them up from Egypt even to this day-in that they have forsaken Me and served other gods-so they are doing to you also.
We must never forget who the real enemy is and that the battle belongs to the Lord.
Eph 6:10-12; Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His omnipotent power.
11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
The people who oppose God's Word of truth are deceived so they are the devil's stooges.
John 8:44-47; "You (the ruling class) are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
45 "But because I speak the truth, you do not believe Me.
46 "Which one of you convicts Me of sin? If I speak truth, why do you not believe Me?
47 "He who is of God hears the words of God; for this reason you do not hear them, because you are not of God."
Satan's stooges always criticize, falsely accuse, blaspheme and kill God's messengers.
Matt 23:33-34; "You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of the lake of fire? 34 "Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute chasing them from city to city.
Luke 22:65; And they (satan's stooges) also accused Him of many other things, blaspheming Him
Never forget that what satan and his minions believe is "truth" is always a lie. Never ever give them any quarter never ever consider anything that they say as truth because it never is truth even if it seems like it is because they use half truths to advance their false narrative through manipulation and deception.
John Adams said that our Constitution was made only for a moral religious people it is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
Every nation is only one generation away from tyranny and we are in that generation. Deception from the false narrative is not an excuse because people who are deceived choose to be deceived. This means that for good or for bad, for freedom or for tyranny, in the USA, the voters are responsible.
We are in a study on Smyrna, the base of the pivot power for the first gentile client nation SPQR. When we stopped last time we were in Rev 2:10; that starts with the mandate to "fear nothing"
This took us to study of the faith rest drill where we were noting that faith mechanics has two stages. (1) Stage one is mixing the promises of God with your faith. (2) Stage two is the application of synergistic doctrinal rationales to your experience.
The doctrinal rationales include: the essence of God rationale, the plan of God rationale, the policy of God rationale, the a fortiori rationale.
The sphere of faith function operates in three categories. The first category of faith function is faith perception. This is the function of the second power option in the protocol plan of God-is the divine viewpoint that comes from Bible doctrine circulating in your very own stream of consciousness.
The second category of faith function is the plaintiff function before the supreme court of heaven as a victim of injustice, real or imagined. We can never react to unfairness or injustice in our life without becoming spiritual losers.
The third category of faith function is faith correlation and coordination with the other problem solving devices. This is the reason that the faith-rest drill is a requirement for the problem solving devices to be functional on the FLOT line of your soul.
The third sphere of the faith-rest drill is faith execution. Faith execution demands true humility and the avoidance of self-absorption. Faith execution demands objectivity and accurate comprehension and use of the problem solving devices.
Faith execution demands integrity that is the spiritual strength to make the right choices, the good decisions from a position of strength in the application of the faith-rest drill.
God is perfect. Perfect God can only create a perfect plan. The faith-rest drill is a perfect problem-solving device, but for it to work, the entire drill must be applied. God's perfect plan is designed for imperfect people.
There are two stages to faith mechanics. Stage one of faith mechanics is mixing the promises of God with faith, Heb 4:1-3; "Therefore, let us fear, lest a promise being unclaimed of entering into His rest any of you should seem to come short of it."
In this case "Fear" is used in the good sense of obligation to execute the mechanics of the faith-rest drill. We are never commanded to be afraid, but we should be afraid of failing to take advantage of God's provision.
"His rest" is sharing the happiness of God that is comprised of tranquility and tremendous contentment from understanding God's plan in the midst of the greatest confusion and stress in life.
For the Christian, God's rest means you enter into His happiness. Your happiness depends entirely upon the thoughts that are circulating in your stream of consciousness.
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