more of God is difficult for every Christian. In this message we are going to
discuss the most difficult aspect of spiritual advancement. The opposition we
face is very deceptive because it lies within us. Self is our greatest
hindrance to moving into more of God. Our flesh-nature does not desire the
things of God. For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the
flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that you cannot do the
things that you would. Galatians 5:17. The natural man does not even
have the ability to be subject to God. For to be carnally minded is death; but to be
spiritually minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against
God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
Romans 8:6-7. A very important key to overcoming this internal problem is found
in Paul’s epistle to the Philippians.
Philippians 3:7But what
things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. ...more
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The title given to this fifth book of the New Testament in my Bible, and
probably yours also, is "The Acts of the Apostles." However, in the
first verse of the book we discover that it is actually the Acts of
Jesus through the apostles. It is in this way that we want to
view the Book of Acts and understand what Jesus continued to do and
teach through the apostles of the Early Church. It did not cease with
the Early Church.
Acts of Jesus This is That The Great and Notable Day of the Lord The Effects of a Living Word At the Gate Beautiful