There is no other way for a believer in/of Christ to become the new man without studying and doing what is suggested.Taking time out to find out for yourself what is required of you, is up to you! You can’t mind someone else’s business to understand what you’re supposed to do. The Most High laid it on your heart. He called you! So, using the scriptures as a character barometer is an absolute sure fire way to achieve and understand your mission and your gift.
I wanted more than what was presented to me as a ” Successful” life. I didn’t want money, clothes or notoriety. All of that was cool, but I prefer a whole family and peace within myself. That’s it! I wanted to understand how to obtain and maintain that. Not easy by any stretch of the imagination, a quest that everyone is invited to take. Not everyone chooses Christ, but to me it was/is the obvious answer to my desire.
As I stated in part one my choices and focus was off- collar, so it was time to clean house. You know when your trying to change, all of a sudden Satan would bring all his minions out the woods just so The father’s kingdom don’t prevail, but it a great thing that its already done and we are just playing our roles.
Learning how to be patient with yourself and others as your discernment is being exercise. Casting down imaginations and forgiving yourself and others are fantastic weaponry.
Here are some scriptures and definitions that help me daily to obtain, maintain and retain my personal boundaries.
Boundaries- The outer limit. perimeter, boarder line, outline…
The- uhh uhh don’t even try me. Thee- oh really, you tried it. The Big red & White sign that said
Exodus 20:1 And God spake all these words, saying, (20:2) I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. (20:3) Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: (3:17) That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour; (2:14) Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
1Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
Proverbs 2:10 When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; (2:11) Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:
Psalms 51:17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite ( Regretful) heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Mathew 6:8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. (6:9) After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. (6:10) Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. (6:11) Give us this day our daily bread.(6:12) And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. (6:13) And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
Mathew 7:1 Judge not, that ye be not judged. (Mat 7:2) For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. (Mat 7:3) And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? (Mat 7:4) Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? (Mat 7:5) Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother’s eye.