For God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. Joh 3:16
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TRUE DISTINCTION
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1 Corinthians 4:20 For the kingdom of God is not in word but in power.
Comment

The Eyes of God accurately distinguishes the spiritual vs carnal Christians. In this passage we see the ones who follow the Lord at all costs and are led by the Holy SPirit as well as the ones who are led by themselves and live for their bodies.8 You are already full! You are already rich! You have reigned as kings without us—and indeed I could wish you did reign, that we also might reign with you! 9 For I think that God has displayed us, the apostles, last, as men condemned to death; for we have been made a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men. 10 We are fools for Christ’s sake, but you are wise in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are distinguished, but we are dishonored! 11 To the present hour we both hunger and thirst, and we are poorly clothed, and beaten, and homeless. 12 And we labor, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure; 13 being defamed, we entreat. We have been made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things until now.The difference in attitudes are apparent as the spiritual christians lives demonstrate POWER and the carnal christians have a form of godliness and no POWER.Its the Holy SPirit that confers spiritual vision to follow and imitate Christ. Hence they are willing to suffer as Christ , bear pain and bitterness as Christ, have no desire for self aggrandizement but exalting Christ alone.While the carnal christians are focussed on the EXTERNAL and WISDOM OF WORDS, the Spirit led are focussed on INTERNAL and CHRIST ALONE. They refuse to look at themselves for all they see is a wretched soul unable to live except by Christ.Let us see what the SPirit sees and hear what the Spirit says thus restoration of our spiritual sight brings powerful insight into Christ and a resolve to mimic HIM. JP

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