Deceive Me, Donít Try To Deceive God
Deceive Me, Donít Try To Deceive God
When a Saved Man is not saved, his ways is not pleasing to God. He has put something or someone to lord over his soul; making them the God of their life. Disobedience, willful disobedience brings forth death. There is a personal call for all of mankind. When God says to do or donít do or command to go or donít go he is giving a call to man. He has called man to do His works in the earth. He called them to be ministers of light by proclamation of His Gospel. God addresses all through His Word that they are to move from darkness to light, know the purpose of God, learn of his grace, have fellowship with Christ, come unto holiness and be liberally at peace with all men. The whole duty of man according to Ecclesiastes 12:13, let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter; fear God and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good or whether it be evil.
God is very familiar with deception so we cannot deceive him. God has given to man an honor that he is only to bring back to God. Though the honor is bestowed upon man it is only through obedience that he may maintain that state. All who are called of God he knows. Romans 8:30, moreover, whom he did predestinate, them he also called and whom he called them he also justified; and who he justified, them he also glorified. God is faithful in his fellowship with man, but the church of God, the called to be sanctified in Christ Jesus, those called to be saints is not going in every place and compelling men to come to Jesus Christ and be saved. God is not deceived by manís double standards and double hearts.
Man has allowed the vain empty words of Satan to deceive their very intellect. Deceit is falsehood and is spoken through the mouth of man which comes out of the heart. God abhors deceit and forbids man to fall into it. We as saints must be free of deceit and all purposes of it. We are to shun people that are addicted to deceit and pray for them that uses deceit. Beware of them that teach deceitfully and lay aside those the teach anything other than the truth. These are blind deceivers leading the blind. They preach hypocrisy devising wicked practices. They are characteristic of the Devil and antichrist and full of apostasy.
Deceive me, but donít deceive God. This only leads to the hindering of Godís Word and work causes other believers to turn away from God, leads to pride and oppression, to lying, and is accompanied by fraud and injustice. It is folly for the Christian and often cause concealment of the wrong things in the heart. Blessed is the man that is free from deceit. When man thinks that he is something that he is not, he only deceives himself. When this happens it brings forth death to their vision.
A manís conscience, (the sense within us by which we approve or disapprove of ourselves for having flowed or failed to follow a moral standard known to us) will bring conviction to his mind, heart, soul and spirit.
Deception is a learned behavior and sets a pattern for life. It says that we have denied the power of God in our lives and we love what we love.
Galatians 6:6-10, let him that is taught in the word communicate into him that teach in all good things; be not deceived, God is not mocked; for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
For he that soweth to the flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the spirit shall of the spirit reap life everlasting.
And let us not be weary in well doing; for in due season we shall reap if we faint not.
As we have therefore opportunity of doing good deeds unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household; let us of faith.
Doing good; what is that? It is the act of performing or executing an action of a favorable character or tendency suitable that can be depended to produce agreeable results whether it is considerable of others. Be careful what you learn and who it is you are learning it from. You must determine within your own self whether it is virtuous, right, commendable, kind and benevolent. Something good conforms to a moral order after God. It is praiseworthy before God and causes one to advance in the things of God with intrinsic worth. The behavior associated with doing right is this; all is well.
A manís faithfulness is to God no matter what happens with the leader. Direct your mind towards God and do not make the man servant an idol. Itís time man take their eyes off of the man God put there to lead them and see God. See what God speaks through them and not the person themselves. The anointing will depart that man for a season and he becomes a man again. Be not deceived if the spirit dwelt with man 24 hours a day, he could not contain it. It is not time to pull out of the camp of Jesus Christ, especially if he has not told you to do so. You loose yourself to be eaten up by the dogs when you come from under the proper covering. It is man that God has charged to watch over the souls of men, be not deceived you need a shepherd.
How do we as a people find peace in this world when we have been deceived so long by the enemy of our souls? Peace is the absence of war or hostility, the agreement that ends hostilities, freedom from quarrels and disagreements and inner contentment, calm, and serenity. Peace is a state of tranquility, free from strife, to be silent or to maintain law and order. Stars in todayís world seek for peace any way that they can get it. This calm is necessary for their growth and they just want to be undisturbed. Peace for the Christian is a time of reconciliation between God and man. The world is a hostile place and it is an enemy to the soul of man that cries out for peace. The pressures of the world affords man is very hostile and full of antagonism. When we oppose the principles of life God set forth we resist the love of the Father. It is Godís love that propels us into destiny.
Be not deceived, St. John 14:26 clearly states that the comforter which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in Jesusí name, he shall teach you all thins and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever the Word have said unto you. The comfort man seek in things is in the Holy Ghost. Things cannot receive the Holy Ghost, but people can because they have a soul. It is the soul that yearns in man to be reconciled to the Father. The Soul is that spiritual nature in man which is more than what is found in the creation. It is the spiritual reasoning and is immortal. The Soul yearns daily to be in direct relationship with the Father again.
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