Class Notes: 2/14/2021
Smyrna, the pivot for SPQR part 18; The faith rest drill
2Tim 3 12-13; Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
Because evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.
Isa 1:4-5; Alas, sinful nation, People weighed down with iniquity, Offspring of evildoers, Sons who act corruptly! They have abandoned the Lord, They have despised the Holy One of Israel, They have turned away from Him. Where will you be stricken again, as you continue in your rebellion?
Hosea 4:6; My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest. Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.
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.
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.
2Cor 6:14-15; Do not become partners with unbelievers, for what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship does light have with darkness?
15 And what agreement does Christ have with satan? Or what does a believer share in common with an unbeliever?
John 14:27; "Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful.
1John 4:4; You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.
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 last time we noted some verses that describe claiming the doctrinal rationales by faith or having a strong enough faith to apply doctrine to your experience.
Rom 10:17, "Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of Christ."
1Cor 2:16, "We have the thinking of Christ."
2Cor 5:7, "Therefore, we walk by faith and not be sight."
1Cor 2:5, "That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of man but in the power of God."
There is no system of counseling in this world that can replace the function of the faith-rest drill in the recall of doctrinal rationales under the recall ministry of God the Holy Spirit.
The faith-rest drill executes divine mandates such as forgetting those things which are behind including abuses such as child abuse, sexual abuse, or any other injustice in life and moving on with your own spiritual life. Phil 3:13-14;
This means that the faith-rest drill has the power to avoid reaction to any and all injustices, every act of unfairness, and every wrong that has ever been committed against you. It has the power to avoid reaction to all injustices in life by putting them in the hands of the supreme court of heaven through faith.
This is just the opposite of what the fascist democrat tyrants are doing as they destroy our country. They carry their real and imagined injustices around and use them to bludgeon anyone who disagrees with the allegations, lies and innuendo of their cancel culture just like their father the devil. Rev 12:10;
Faith functions in the perception of metabolization of doctrine. Faith perception is an advanced function of the faith-rest drill. Faith perception is a part of the faith-rest drill.
The function of faith perception is never effective unless the believer assigns number one priority to Bible doctrine, which means you are consistent in perception, cognition, inculcation, and metabolization of doctrine.
The word of God, communicated by the spiritual gift of pastor- teacher, must have first place in your scale of values if you are ever going to grow up spiritually.
Faith perception begins by emphasizing two power options. The first power option is the filling of the Spirit plus human I.Q. which is comprised of the thinking skills; comprehension, memory, problem solving, decision making, creativity, and awareness.
The filling of the Spirit parlays human I.Q. into spiritual I.Q. plus Operation Z equals the execution of the spiritual life of the Church Age believer.
The first power option is the filling of the Holy Spirit, resulting in the understanding of the Bible as it is communicated from the pastor. This requires consistent confession of any known sin go God.
This results in the Holy Spirit teaching doctrine as prophesied by our Lord Jesus Christ in John 14:26; and John 16:12-14;
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