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Shade of the Moriah Tree
I thought I had a pretty good idea of how God was going to comfort me, and encourage me to move on. In fact, I had already started out the conversation I would be having with my friend later in the day regarding this. Boy was I in for a surprise! God opened my eyes this morning to help me see… I was reminded in a very clear way, about a couple my husband and I know. Similar to us in many ways — Young couple in their 30s , raising their children, serving God, living life. They are both medical doctors, and they could easily be making a killing working here in America as doctors. Even if they decided they would only live on one income, they would no doubt be living an extremely comfortable life here.
What does the Bible say about? Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,. To open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.
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Mar Posted by Shade of the Moriah Tree. And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual. The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned. The world has managed to secularize the sacred where only God can qualify and equip for such a field. The interesting aspect came about when he mentioned his open-mindedness to accepting information from either the Quran or the Bible, at which point I had to strongly interject and explain that naturally he could never be open-minded about the Bible; it would make no difference, whatsoever, how broad-minded he would be in reading the Bible if God had not opened his mind to understand the Scriptures. Being open-minded and having a mind that has been opened lie on the opposite sides of the spectrum and exists as far apart as carbon monoxide is to oxygen; as ice to fire.
What does the Bible say about? But this I confess to you, that according to the Way, which they call a sect, I worship the God of our fathers, believing everything laid down by the Law and written in the Prophets,. As we have said before, so now I say again: If anyone is preaching to you a gospel contrary to the one you received, let him be accursed. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him.