A true life will shut up a lying mouth. If one represents the truth, then be true. The real Christian declares only what God Word says, persecute sin and execute Godís righteousness in the earth. They know no man after the flesh, Christ came in the flesh and lived on the earth, but all that know him knows that he lived after the Spirit. God is to be seen even in a Devilish man because you have to see them saved to treat them Godly.
Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, are thus minded; and if in any thing ye were otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you. Nevertheless, where to we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing
Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample
For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ.
Whose end is destruction, whoís God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things
For our conversation is in Heaven, from whence also we look for the savior, the Lord Jesus Christ
Who shall change our vile body; that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself
Christians has been summoned to declare Jesus to a wayward lost generation, but what do they do? They go after the filthy lucre rather than the soul, teach the people how to prosper and get wealth rather than sacrifice their lives as the Lord Jesus Christ did to redeem man back to God. They are witness to the wrong thing, things that really does not matter in the Kingdom at all. Itís all about the Benjaminís, the money their god.
God is tired of the unfaithfulness of man. They take God for a fun loving God that has forgotten what he called them to do. He will just look over all of the things in life that one does and just bless them if they come to church, pay their tithe, and of course give a sizable offering. Well guess what God does not need money, he only use money as a means of meeting the need of people in this society. Money answers all things but the love of money is the root of evil. So many leaders; because of their greed has led men astray. They fill their churches up on Sunday just to say they had a crowd and some church. Well guess what, it is just what they said, ďtheir churchĒ not the church of God and the people is not Godís people but their people. What one will follow is what they will become and what they become is the enemy of their souls.
God said in his Word constantly to separate oneself from the ungodly, unholy, self-righteous, indignant folks, unclean men, wayward, and ungrateful souls. God wants man to be sanctified in their mind, body, soul, and spirit. This brings them into right relationship with God and brings Godís Spirit to them to live, dwell in them. Manís temple houses the Spirit of God, but the Spirit cannot come in and dwell in an unclean temple.
Where is the difference God called for and expects? God forbid Jesus burst through the sky today; even the elect would not be able to stand before him. Man has always been enthused with newness, but the newness they need is a new relationship with God the Father that they can build on by being a true witness of who Jesus is and what he did on Calvary when he became the ultimate sacrifice for men, women, boys, and girls. No one wants to be an enemy of the cross but it will happen because of non-compliance of Godís Word in oneís life. An enemy is one that does not walk with God, does not agree that he is God, and will not celebrate Jesus. There is no submission to God so they will not resist the Devil that he may flee from them, no drawing nigh to God, no cleansing or purify oneís self. Where no difference is in the life of Godís people, there is every evil work because of the doubling of the mind.
When God created man he gave him one mind to follow and that was to follow after to know his creator. The mind is the intellect and spirit and the mind of God is the mind that will lead one to their eternal resting place. Who can change the mind of man that they would walk away from the one that created them? What made man develop a doubtful mind against the will of God? The right mind was developed in man; he just doubled it with ungodly actions. There must first be a willing mind to do right, live right, and be right before a joining of the mind will come in any area of a manís life. Oneness or one accordance, a lowliness of mind, an incorrupt mind, a girded up mind, and one that is not double must come before a man can be persuaded to love the Father of all creation. How hard can this be? It is hard for a rich man to give up his riches to follow Christ as it is for an ox to go through the eye of a needle.
Even in a manís walk you can tell if he has professed Christ or not. He will no longer conform to the hip walk of the ages, but he will be transformed in the newness of Christ. He will walk the straight and narrow path, crucifying the deeds of the flesh. As he grows in the things of Christ his speech; the things he says will not be as the fool speak, nor will it be earthly. All the time their speech will not be soft, good, fair, or rude but whatever comes out of the mouth will come from the heart.
A notable difference will occur in the life of those that profess to have Christ. A true life you can mark because they know that the anguish of God brings on wrath and deliverance only comes through truth. In the destruction, ruin, or downfall of a man is no glory to God.