The Oil Of Joy - Glory Revealed
2 It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.
God is hiding Kingdom secrets for us and not from us. Anything which is precious is kept in a secret place under lock and key. This is to protect it from thieves and people who are undeserving. Our Father has an amazing plan for us in the Kingdom of God but it is hidden away so we can discover it daily. God's provision for our life is tied to living in His plan. It requires us to live by faith and not by sight. Sometimes physically it looks like all hope is lost but just at the final moment the solution appears just around the corner. When Abraham was asked to sacrifice Isaac, he was stopped just before he was about to kill him and a lamb was provided in his place.
As long as we live an average Christian life we will never see the glory of God manifested to us. An average believer is one who is subject to all that is happening in the world. They never make the effort to stand upon the word if it contradicts their circumstances. They give up easily and permit all the weapons formed against them to prosper. But if we study to know who we are in Christ then we will be more confident in our life choices. The powerful thing which happened during salvation is that the Holy Spirit came to dwell in us. He brought everything including the mind of Christ concerning every issue in our lives. But everything He brought is hidden to our natural mind, but if we renew our mind to the spiritual world using the word of God then it is revealed to us so we can proceed accordingly. The Bible says in Christ we are royalty therefore it brings God and us glory when we seek the things He has hidden for us.
THE MYSTERY IS REVEALED TO US BY GOD'S SPIRIT BY SEARCHING
Prayer: Father, I thank You that to me has been given the mystery of Your kingdom oh God, but those who are outside get everything in parables in Jesus Name. Amen.
(Mark 4:11 paraphrased)
HAPPY NEW YEAR: SEEK IN THE YEAR 2017
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