Obedience in our spiritual life is a form of spiritual warfare, because obedience creates an atmosphere that brings righteousness to dark places.
Intuitively we know this. But I want to break it down into practical actions that will make it a continual reality in our lives. The bottom line is, it’s supernatural, it doesn’t make logical sense here on earth. We have to move beyond the natural to even discuss the topic of spiritual warfare.
June 18, 2021 | Categories: Obedience, Spiritual Warfare | Tags: 1 Cor 15, Aligning with God’s purposes, Be holy for I am holy, Building the tabernacle, Discovering the Jewish Jesus, Ex. 13, Ex. 25, Ex. 40, Is. 40, Josh. 5, Joshua, Joshua 1, Keeping the commandments, Keeping yourself holy, Lees Pog, Lev. 11, Luke 10, Mary and Martha, Messianic, Psalm 24, Psalm 4, Rom 6, Slaves of righteousness, Tabernacle, waiting on the lord | 3 Comments
Submission. It’s not a very popular word in our society. Normally we think of someone giving up their will in deference to one with more power. More recently it seems it’s come to mean someone giving in against their will. Webster’s defines it as “humbly obedient, ceasing to offer resistance, to defer to another’s wishes.” Even those definitions don’t sound as bad as the word itself – “submission.” At least that’s how I felt. Then I began to learn a simple saying, but a difficult lesson: “The way we submit to our leaders on earth is the way we submit to God.” (Rabbi Kirt Schneider) Hmm, how am I at submission? (more…)
May 18, 2012 | Categories: Authority, Following God, Humility, Obedience, Peace, Submission, Trust, Walking with God, Workplace | Tags: Aaron, aaron's rod, Attitude, Boss, Conflict, Contentment, Discovering the Jewish Jesus, Ephesians 5, Husband, Marriage, Miriam, moses, Numbers 12, Numbers 17, Rabbi Kirt Schneider, Respect, Romans 13, shalom, Trusting God | Leave a comment