Sunday, July 14, 2013

All You Got To Do Is Act Super-Naturally

My Utmost For His Highest
‘In the natural realm, if a person does not hit back, it is because he is a coward. But in the spiritual realm, it is the very evidence of the Son of God in him if he does not hit back. When you are insulted, you must not only not resent it, but you must make it an opportunity to exhibit the Son of God in your life. And you cannot imitate the nature of Jesus— it is either in you or it is not. A personal insult becomes an opportunity for a saint to reveal the incredible sweetness of the Lord Jesus.[…] It is not your duty to go the second mile, or to turn the other cheek, but Jesus said that if we are His disciples, we will always do these things. We will not say, “Oh well, I just can’t do any more, and I’ve been so misrepresented and misunderstood.” […] Never look for righteousness in the other person, but never cease to be righteous yourself. We are always looking for justice, yet the essence of the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount is— Never look for justice, but never cease to give it.’ CHAMBERS
Turning the other cheek, going the extra mile, giving your coat also … It makes no sense to the world … giving something at personal cost .. to someone who does not deserve it … do you see the reflection of God’s love in this? Romans 5:6-8 “You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
Doing something good for someone who is doing something bad.  It is not natural .. it is supernatural.  You can’t live that life .. behave that way in the power of your flesh .. your flesh cries out for retaliation … judgment.  But the Spirit says .. show grace and mercy … love your enemies … pray for those who despitefully use you … and remember .. it is not by might nor by power but My the Spirit, says the Lord. (Zechariah 4:6)
Bondye Beni Ou (God Bless You)

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