“The Helmet of Salvation” 4/04/2017 Written by bruce r. mills for “God’s group”

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(revised from 1/19/2011)

“The Helmet of Salvation… Part 2 of God’s Armor” 

   (For the first  2 days writing…type 4/02-03/2017, as separate dates into the search window of   www.Godsmanforever.com)

Ephesians 6:17… And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; (NKJV)

I woke up this morning, and before I even had a chance to ask God to guide me through this day, I knew what I was going to write on today… I had been writing about scripture in the Book of Romans, but was sidetracked by the Armor of God, each and every Christian should  be wearing as a complete set…all 6 pieces…(Ephesians 6:10-20)   [ https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=eph6%3A10-20&version=ESV ]

In looking at my own weaknesses as a Christian, I am hopeful that others can find out what pieces they are missing of the “Whole Armor of God”, to be able to make a stand against Satan… To be Spirit filled on a more  consistent basis, I believe it’s necessary to be wearing God’s complete set of spiritual armor…   As Christians, any chinks in God’s armor will allow Satan in, and leave a crack in our fragile clay vessel… Our cup cannot be filled to overflowing with the Holy Spirit, if we have any cracks in it…

The apostle Paul tells us in this, in…Ephesians 6:11… “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” (NKJV)

The opening scripture talks about “the helmet of salvation”…   Salvation; or being saved by God’s grace, is all about obeying the Gospel of Christ…   We must understand the gospel, and respond to God’s calling…or we will be left to “die in our sins”, as the Apostle John pens this spoken by Jesus, in…  [See 1. Below for the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ]

John 8:24 “Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for if you do not believe that I am He, you will die in your sins.”  (NKJV)

But once we are “Born Again” Christians, we must keep “the helmet of salvation” on 24/7…   Each and every day, we must be thankful for the grace God has gifted us with, as we have been accepted by Him into His family as a redeemed child of God…

As ambassadors of Christ, we must always look for opportunities to share the gospel of Christ with the lost and dying world around us…  This, for sure, was one of my major shortcomings for over 7 years, as I have previously confessed…because I allowed the Holy Spirit to take a back seat in my life…keeping me less than Spirit filled…Ephesians 5:18-20

Heavenly Father, being Spirit filled is what every Christian should strive to become on a consistent, but not perfect basis… Help each and every reader understand that Your complete set of spiritual armor is required, to protect us from Satan… It starts with “the helmet of salvation”… Help us Father to be striving to put on Your protective armor piece by piece…

Help us to realize that any chinks in our spiritual body armor will leave us vulnerable to Satan, and his bag full of tricks to deceive us…   Being Spirit filled is an ongoing, daily labor of love for You Lord, as Your obedient children walk in the Spirit…Galatians 5:16…   Help us Father, to keep our fragile clay vessel filled to overflowing with the Holy Spirit…  I pray for this fullness of Christ within each and every one of us, in Jesus’ most precious name and for His sake I pray…Amen…

Blessings in Christ,   bruce

 

References:

 

  1.  Here is a link for this most important days writing, about how God’s grace is received to become a Christian in God’s eyes; through understanding and obeying the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ…http://godsmanforever.com/2014/10/26/the-truth-about-sin-10262014-by-bruce-reposted-from-7112013/

 

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“Why do people reject Jesus as their Savior?” 10/22/2017 Posted by www.gotquestions.org

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Question: “Why do people reject Jesus as their Savior?”

Answer: The decision to accept or reject Jesus as Savior is the ultimate life decision. Why do many people choose to reject Jesus as Savior? There are perhaps as many different reasons for rejecting Christ as there are people who reject Him, but the following four reasons can serve as general categories:

1) Some people do not think they need a savior. These people consider themselves to be “basically good” and do not realize that they, like all people, are sinners who cannot come to God on their own terms. But Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6). Those who reject Christ will not be able to stand before God and successfully plead their own case on their own merits.

2) The fear of social rejection or persecution deters some people from receiving Christ as Savior. The unbelievers in John 12:42-43 would not confess Christ because they were more concerned with their status among their peers than doing God’s will. These were the Pharisees whose love of position and the esteem of others blinded them, “for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.”

3) For some people, the things that the present world has to offer are more appealing than eternal things. We read the story of such a man in Matthew 19:16-23. This man was not willing to lose his earthly possessions in order to gain an eternal relationship with Jesus (see also 2 Corinthians 4:16-18).

4) Many people are simply resisting the Holy Spirit’s attempts to draw them to faith in Christ. Stephen, a leader in the early church, told those who were about to murder him, “You stiff-necked people, with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are just like your fathers: You always resist the Holy Spirit!” (Acts 7:51). The apostle Paul made a similar statement to a group of gospel rejecters in Acts 28:23-27.

Whatever the reasons why people reject Jesus Christ, their rejection has disastrous eternal consequences. “There is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved” than the name of Jesus (Acts 4:12), and those who reject Him, for whatever reason, face an eternity in the “outer darkness” of hell where there will be “weeping and gnashing of teeth” (Matthew 25:30).

Recommended Resource: Jesus: The Greatest Life of All by Charles Swindoll

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P.S. (from bruce) Have you rejected Jesus Christ ??  Here is a link for this most important days writing, about how God’s grace is received to become a Christian in God’s eyes; through understanding and obeying the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ…    http://godsmanforever.com/2014/10/26/the-truth-about-sin-10262014-by-bruce-reposted-from-7112013/

 

 

 

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“CALMING THE STORM” 10/21/2017 Posted by Don Merritt for “The Life Project”

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Calming the Storm

Then he got into the boat and his disciples followed him. Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!”

He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.

The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!”

Matthew 8:23-27

In the last section, Jesus denied the anonymous disciple’s request to go and bury his father, then they went into the boats to cross the Sea of Galilee; the timing of this is no coincidence. As so often happens in that region, a storm came upon the Sea of Galilee very suddenly, they were awash in the winds and waves, but Jesus was sleeping, at peace.

His disciples, including several professional fishermen who knew these waters well, became alarmed; they were in a precarious situation. They awakened Jesus asking for Him to “do something”. His reply is telling: “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?”  If I try to imagine myself in the disciples’ shoes here, Jesus seems a bit out of touch with the perils of the moment; the disciples’ fears seem entirely rational to me… but from Jesus’ point of view, they seem almost silly. Jesus was the very coming of the Kingdom of Heaven, He is on official “God business”, God’s own Son, and so are the disciples; is God going to allow a storm to destroy His eternal plans?

Not a chance.

Jesus essentially tells the storm to knock it off, and the storm abates; the winds and waves are calm once again… and the disciples are blown away.

Let’s regroup:

  1. Jesus told the disciple to “let the dead bury their own dead” and didn’t allow him to take time off for the burial.

  2. They took to the boats to cross the Sea, and when the disciples were afraid of a sudden storm, they found Jesus sleeping through it peacefully.

  3. When awakened by the frantic disciples, Jesus asks them why they were afraid, and tells the storm to abate.

  4. The disciples wonder just who and what this Jesus is.

With these material facts, we can ascertain the following:

  1. The disciples’ lack of faith came from the fact that they didn’t comprehend who and what Jesus was, and as a consequence, they didn’t comprehend what sort of mission they were part of.

  2. That disciple who wanted to bury his father was in a storm of a different kind, a storm socially, for he wasn’t doing his earthly duty as a son. I can only imagine what the folks back home were saying about him running off with this Jesus guy. Thus, I’m guessing that at that precise moment, his mind was in a bit of turmoil, yet Jesus, who completely understood the larger picture, was entirely at peace.

  3. The storm on the lake illustrates a much larger reality for those of us who read this account, for it not only was a literal meteorological event; it illustrates the storms of this life.

Therefore, as followers of Jesus, we can weather even the most furious of storms by placing our lives fully in God’s hands, as Jesus was doing, secure in the knowledge that as we serve Him, God will see us through to accomplish His perfect will in spite of the cost or social consequences.

The real question for us is this: Will we trust God with our lives or will we be battered about by the storms of life?

 

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P.S. (from bruce) Have you trusted Jesus to be your personal Lord and Savior ??  If not, here is a link for this most important days writing, about how Gods grace is received to become a Christian in Gods eyes; through understanding and obeying the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ…    http://godsmanforever.com/2014/10/26/the-truth-about-sin-10262014-by-bruce-reposted-from-7112013/

 

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“IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER REFORMATION?” 10/20/2017 Written by Kathy Boecher for “atimetoshare”

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IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER REFORMATION?

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Originally posted by atimetoshare.me on 10/31/15

Throughout history the world has managed to corrupt everything that comes from God’s Word, the Bible.  This distortion continues today when we hear how many churches have eliminated using the Law of God, because most folks don’t like being told they’re wrong.  Some church bodies have become entertainment centers to make you feel good about yourself.  Still others no longer believe that the Bible is completely true – they pick and choose what connects with them.  Some have become social gathering places only.

During the Renaissance, the leaders of countries and churches were doing much the same thing.  The Church of England was partially formed to fit the lifestyle of a king who wanted to divorce his wife.  The power of the church had tremendous influence.  So much so that they could bring in revenue simply by selling forgiveness of sins through indulgences.  Out of that time came the Protestant Reformation.

Are we there today?  Do our churches still preach the Word of God?  Do we have a right to stand up for the truth or do we simply accept a watered down version of Law and Gospel?

Many are fed up with the corruption in our government.  Maybe we should put as much energy into testing our spiritual guides too.  If the truth is not being taught with Biblical purity, call them on it or find a church that does.

Dear, Jesus, you are the head of the church.  Your Bible is how you communicate with us and I know your words are true.  Keep our churches pure.  Don’t allow the devil and the world to corrupt them.  You alone are the Way, the Truth and the Life.  Keep us steadfast in that truth.  Amen!

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P.S. (from bruce) You say you’re not sure Jesus Christ is your personal Lord and Savior ??  Here is a link for this most important days writing, about how Gods grace is received to become a Christian in Gods eyes; through understanding and obeying the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ…    http://godsmanforever.com/2014/10/26/the-truth-about-sin-10262014-by-bruce-reposted-from-7112013/

 

Here is a post I wrote some time ago, on what to look for in a church, titled…  “The Right Church”…   It will give you an idea about what I believe is important when looking to find a good church…  https://godsmanforever.wordpress.com/2017/08/09/the-right-church-8092017-written-by-bruce-r-mills-for-gods-group/

 

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“My Yoke is Easy and My Burden is Light” 10/19/2017 Posted by Don Merritt for “The Life Project”

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My Yoke is Easy and My Burden is Light

At that time Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.

“All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Matthew 11:25-30

 

Still speaking in reference to the towns He listed in the last section, Jesus extends His offer of grace; there is still time to repent. He begins praising God the Father for the way that He has hidden His salvation from the “wise and learned” while revealing it to “little children”.

At first glance, this might seem to a little odd; to praise God for hiding His truth, but look again; that isn’t what Jesus is saying at all. The only ones that find the truth of the Gospel to be hidden are the “wise and learned”; the simple can see it easily… if they want to. The wise ones have problems because they want to analyze things with the wisdom of this world. Look at it this way: Philosophy is an inquiry into the great questions of life. The Gospel answers the great questions of life; why don’t the great philosophers accept the Gospel in most cases?

Two things come to mind right away: One is that the Gospel is not a human philosophy, but a revelation from God; philosophers aren’t looking for that in their quest to figure it all out by themselves. Two, the Gospel is simple and not at all convoluted as philosophy usually is.

Jesus offers another explanation: Only the Father knows the Son, only the Son knows the Father, other than those the Son chooses to show the Father to. The only way to the Father is by the Son, and the wise and learned ones seek to find their own way to His truth.

In the final verses of the chapter, Jesus offers to all the chance to come to Him. It isn’t too hard, it isn’t too complicated; it only requires a response.

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P.S. (from bruce)  To find the way to eternal life in heaven with God, really isn’t complicated at all !!  Here is a link for this most important days writing, about how God’s grace is received to become a Christian in God’s eyes; through understanding and obeying the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ…    http://godsmanforever.com/2014/10/26/the-truth-about-sin-10262014-by-bruce-reposted-from-7112013/

 

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“The Trinitarian God – Part Seven” 10/18/2017 Written by Pastor Mel Wild for “In My Father’s House”

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The Trinitarian God – Part Seven

The following from Jesuit, Karl Rahner, is a sad commentary on the Western church today. He said, “We must be willing to admit that, should the doctrine of the Trinity have to be dropped as false, the major part of religious literature could well remain virtually unchanged.”(Rohr, The Divine Dance: Trinity and Your Transformation, Kindle loc. 333).

Could it be that our giving lip service to the Trinity is one of the reasons why we’re so divisive within the body of Christ? More on that in a moment. A brief review first.

This is the final installment of my series, “The Trinitarian God.” I’ve already covered the theology, history, and the common objections to the Christian doctrine of the Trinity in this series. Last time, I shared the first two points outlining my thoughts and reasoning for why it should matter to us.

First, God is defined by relationship. He’s a Father, who has a Son, and we connect with Him through His Spirit. Scripture declares that God is love (1 John 4:8), which means other-centered, self-giving relationship defines the essence of God.

Second, if God is alone then we’re alone. But the good news is, we’re not alone! The ultimate purpose of God’s redemptive plan was for our adoption as sons and daughters. Jesus came to include us in the divine life of God.

“The stunning truth is that this Triune God, in amazing and lavish love, determined to open the circle and share the Trinitarian life with others. This is the one, eternal and abiding reason for the creation of the world and of human life. (From Dr. C. Baxter Kruger, “Summary of the Trinitarian Vision“)

Continuing on…

The third reason the Trinity should matter to us is because our union in Christ in God brings us into union with one another and shows the world God’s love for them:

23 I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me. (John 17:23 *)

This was Jesus’s prayer for us, for when we see ourselves in this Trinitarian Life, we will see each other there, too. And it’s by “participating in the divine nature” (2 Pet.1:4), embraced by God’s other-centered, self-giving love, that we learn how love others the same way, thus fulfilling all the Law and Prophets (Matt.22:37-40; John 15:9; 17:23). This is why understanding that God is, first and foremost, about relationship is so critical.

The fourth reason the Trinity should matter to us could be the most important but least understood because it’s so counter-intuitive. If God is not Triune, then we risk remaining enslaved to “the basic principles of the world” (Gal.4:3), which is dualistic (oppositional) in nature.

The dualistic mindset is one of separation: it’s judgmental, combative, competitive; it’s making comparisons; it’s “us” against “them” and “I’m right and you’re wrong.” It’s eating from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, which is the wrong tree. I wrote about this in “The dynamic flow of the Trinitarian Life” so I’ll only summarize here.

I contend that if we don’t learn to walk in the dynamic flow of the Trinitarian life of God, we won’t be able to fully follow Jesus. We’ll never truly love our enemies, be non-judgmental, or not seek retribution like Jesus told us. We’ll remain fearful, self-protective, hypocritical grace-haters, turning His description of what it looks like to live in this flow into legalistic commandments to be rigidly obeyed. “Love is…” turns into “Thou shalt…”(see 1 Cor.13:1-13). That’s not finding rest for your soul, that’s exhausting and debilitating religion (see Matt.11:28-30 MSG). God’s perfecting, overflowing,  empowering “fountain fullness of love” won’t be able to fully drive out our orphan fear in this dualistic paradigm (1 John 4:18).

But, in this dynamic flow, we obey because we are embraced and carried by love and, therefore, we love as a matter of course. We love because we abide in Love.

16 And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him. (1 John 4:16 NIV *)

I’ll end my series with this video clip with Richard Rohr. As he says, we must leave dualistic thinking for Trinitarian (ternary) thinking. It’s dynamic, other-centered, and according to God’s own nature. The ternary “principle of three” is always creating, always spinning and moving forward with its dynamic flow. It’s the nature of the universe. And, as Rohr also says, “It was made to order to defeat the dualistic mind.”  

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* New King James Bible translation unless otherwise noted. All emphasis added.

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“Asking God for More? Here are a few things to consider.” 10/17/2017 Written by Matthew Winters for “Matthew Winters (Comeback Pastor)

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Asking God for More? Here are a few things to consider. 

This morning, I preached on the prayer of Jabez from I Chronicles 4. For those of us who know it, our favorite part is “expand my territory”. I have prayed that many times in my life, and God has answered it in different ways. God did teach me a couple of things about territory expansion.

  • God will only give us what He can trust us with. Want more money? Are you responsible with the money you have now? Want a different job? Are you giving your best where you currently work? Why do you want more when you’re not faithful with what you have? Don’t live as if the grass is greener on the other side. Make the grass greener where you are.

  • Expect opposition. The opposition will come in various forms. The devil hates progress, especially if it is the advancement of God’s kingdom. Don’t be surprised when the devil tries to thwart God’s plan. It’s a pretty good indicator that you are headed in the right direction.

Before you ask God for more, assess yourself. Focus on personal improvement for the glory of God. Then God will expand your territory because He knows you are serious about doing it His way.

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“What is Spiritual Knowledge?” 10/16/2017 Posted by Alister Begg for “Truth for Life”

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DAILY DEVOTIONAL OCTOBER 14, 2017

What is Spiritual Knowledge?

 

I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.
Philippians 3:8

Spiritual knowledge of Christ will be a personal knowledge. I cannot know Jesus through another person’s acquaintance with Him. I must know Him myself; I must know Him on my own account.

It will be an intelligent knowledge–I must know Him not as in the visionary dreams of Him, but as the Word reveals Him. I must know His natures, divine and human. I must know His offices (Prophet, Priest and King)–His attributes–His works–His shame–His glory. I must meditate upon Him until I “comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge.”1

It will be an affectionate knowledge of Him; indeed, if I know Him at all, I must love Him. An ounce of heart knowledge is worth a ton of head learning. Our knowledge of Him will be a satisfying knowledge. When I know my Savior, my mind will be full to the brim–I will feel that I have that which my spirit longs for. This is the bread that satisfies all hunger.

At the same time it will be an exciting knowledge; the more I know of my Beloved, the more I will want to know. The higher I climb, the loftier will be the summits that invite my eager footsteps. I shall want more as I get more. Like the miser’s treasure, my gold will make me covet more.

To conclude, this knowledge of Christ Jesus will be a most happy one; in fact, so elevating that sometimes it will completely lift me above all trials and doubts and sorrows; and it will, while I enjoy it, make me something more than “Man . . . born of a woman . . . few of days and full of trouble,” for it will throw about me the immortality of the ever-living Savior and cover me with the golden cloak of His eternal joy. Come, my soul, sit at Jesus’ feet, and learn of Him all this day.

1) Ephesians 3:18-19

One-Year Bible Reading Plan

Devotional material is taken from “Morning and Evening,” written by C.H. Spurgeon, revised and updated by Alistair Begg. Copyright © 2003, Good News Publishers and used by Truth For Life with written permission.

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P.S. (from bruce)  Do you know Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior, after you have obeyed the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ ??  2 Thessalonians 1:8-9 in flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. They will suffer the punishment of eternal destruction, away from[a] the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might,  (ESV)

Here is a link for this most important days writing, about how God’s grace is received to become a Christian in God’s eyes; through understanding and obeying the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ…    http://godsmanforever.com/2014/10/26/the-truth-about-sin-10262014-by-bruce-reposted-from-7112013/

Blessings in Christ,  bruce

 

 

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