NEED FOR ANY MAN TO TEACH YOU
are all like husbandmen; we can water and fertilize BUT we have no part in
the growth and the bearing of fruits. Thus, while many hear the teachings of
Christ, not all are persuaded. When one is persuaded, it was God who
inspired. The work of the devil is to inhibit the hearts of men and speak
there the things that seduce so that the soul may not be persuaded with
regard to the things of God.
many are called physicians who know not how to heal. How many are called
watchers but sleep when they watch. How many are called Christians and yet
in deed are not found such.
are the sons of God? Since the world did not recognize Him, the world will
also not recognize the true sons of God. The world would deride them that
live good lives.
"World" are the lovers of the world. We can live in this world and
use everything in this world; but we don't have to be "lovers of the
world". . .or even mere "friends of the world."
of this world do not know Christ because He reproves all sins; and the
lovers of this world love their sins. They rejected the Saviour.
"Loving their illness, they rejected the physician."
is impossible for the bad to see Christ as God. Even in judgment they will
see Christ only as man. The ungodly will not see the Godliness of God. Only
the pure in heart shall see the Godliness of God. "Blessed are the pure
in heart for they shall see God."
the tongue has said the ears hath heard. Now let the heart think that Christ
may teach you inwardly. While Christ is not teaching you inwardly, let your
part be in desiring to learn the things of God. The whole life of a good
Christian is a holy desire.