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What is Evil Part 2

Discussion in 'Other Christian Denominations' started by Ztheberean, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. Ztheberean

    Ztheberean New Member

    Nov 27, 2006
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    What IS Evil
    Part 2

    Those who are doing evil “moving themselves” cannot see what is good “moved of God” (Deut 1:35) For we cannot experience the knowledge of “both” good and evil (1:39); Why is this you might ask? Because our knowledge of what is good can give us life, but our knowledge/experience of evil will bring death (30:15, Am 5:14, Jn 5:29); We cannot be “both” good AND evil (Math 12:35, Lk 6:45).

    This is why we must learn how to discern the difference between good and evil (2Sam 19:35, 14:7, Heb 5:14); so that we could have an understanding heart to discern judgment (1Ki 3:9 & 11); Because those who are spiritual brethren are to judge all things (1Cor 2:15); Because real love judges! (Phil 1:9).

    Can you discern the difference between being moved by God, and you moving yourself? (Heb 5:14)

    If not, then you are unskillful in the word of God, and you need a teacher to learn these things, so that you would not be dull of hearing (5:13-11); Because we are to learn how to overcome evil with good (Rom 12:21).

    Those who despise this commandment of the Lord DO evil in His sight (2Sam 12:9); For believers who do evil in the sight of the LORD provoke Him to anger (Deut 4:25); Why? Because believers who are self-willed are presumptuous, because they are walking in the lusts [moves] of their flesh [that are of and in what we can do without God moving us], which is why they are NOT of Christ YET, because they have not learned how to crucify their flesh with it’s lusts (2Pet 2:10,Gal 5:24).

    Consequently, if you have not been crucified with Christ, it is still “YOU” living (your life, for your own self) rather than CHRIST living in you (so that you could live and be for others); And you have “your own” faith, rather than the faith OF Christ (Gal 2:20); We have to come from (our) faith to (Christ’s) faith (Rom 1:17); so that we could live for others and not be self-willed, and presumptuous (2Pet 2:10).

    Believers who are presumptuous, are in rebellion against the commandments of the LORD (Deut 1:43).

    God calls “our own will” evil (Jm 4:16 &13); God also says that believers who are in "their own will" are in lusts because the devil is their father (Jn 8:44); And this is all because they haven't learned how to crucify their lusts so that they could become Christ’s (Gal 5:24); Consequently, because these believers have "their own will" still present within them, they cannot perform any good (Rom 7:18). These believers are wretched, and need deliverance (7:24).
    These are unjust (2Pet 2:9); AND ungodly (2:6); And reserved for the day of judgment to be punished (2:9 &4); For in their destructive ways, they speak evil of the way of truth (2Pet 2:2).

    All of this is because these believers have subjected themselves under a false teacher, who is teaching them damnable heresies, and they don’t even understand that (these false teachers in context), have brought destruction upon themselves (2Pet 2:1).

    For only the teaching of grace can enable us to deny ungodliness, and lusts so that we can become obedient from our hearts (Ts 2:12, Rom 6:17); Unless this report/message is believed, no one can be obedient to the gospel (Rom 10:16); Because faith comes by hearing the word of God, NOT by the gospel only (10:17).

    No one can hear and believe all these things unless God sends a preacher to bring the gospel, AND the glad tidings of the good things (of God at work) (Rom 10:15-14). Do you know what work that God (the Father) has to do in our lives (because of what Jesus did) so that we can be saved??
    Then you are being taught that “no one” can bring Christ into their hearts (Rom 10:6-7); Because the “gift”of God creates Christ in us by His work so that we could not boast (that we brought Him into us)(Eph 2:10-8); AND this “gift” of God’s workmanship in us, needs to be asked for (Jn 4:10).

    Believers who have not subjected themselves to this righteousness of God, rather establish themselves in their “own” righteousness because of ignorance (Rom 10:3).

    Without God crucifying “us” with Christ, it is still “us” living (for our own selves, in our own will), NOT Christ living in us (so that we could live and be for others), because we have the faith OF Christ (Gal 2:20). Are you being taught how to come from (your) faith to (the) faith (of Christ)?? (Rom 1:17)