'Christ in You...'
by Dale Krebbs
Our limitations - regardless of what they may be - are designed by God who is waiting for a change and subject to all the limitations that our flesh imposes.
But He does expect us to respond according to our limitations. Our limitations are not intended to trap us into disobedience so He can accuse us or condemn us.
He is patient. But His patience is sometime perceived as passiveness and disinterest. It is possible to take advantage of His patience, even though existentially. God is extremely patient and forbearing.
He understands that we are dust, and subject to all the limitations that dust imposes. Although Jesus was the Father’s son, He was flesh and blood exactly as we are.
This is the reason He can feel for us every moment of our lives.
Our limitations are not intended to trap us into disobedience so He can accuse us or condemn us. Our limitations - regardless of what they may be - are designed by God to strengthen us as we struggle to either accomplish or, the opposite, to endure the limitations that we were born with, or that encountered in life’s struggles.
Many times in this life we are not struggling against flesh and blood, that of ours, or others, but against evils powers in high places that are unseen, and permitted in order to strength us spiritually. All things - everything - is working together - for good.
"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood [contending only with physical opponents], but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this [present] darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) places." - Ephesians 6:12
Do we find this to be an exaggeration, just an expression that adds burdens that we feel we cannot bare?
Let God speak to you:
“Just as a father loves his children, So the Lord loves those who fear and worship Him [with awe-filled respect and deepest reverence]. For He knows our [mortal] frame; He remembers that we are [merely] dust. As for man, his days are like grass; Like a flower of the field, so he flourishes.” - Psalm 103:13-15 (AMP)
“Let your character [your moral essence, your inner nature] be free from the love of money [shun greed—be financially ethical], being content with what you have; for He has said, “I will never [under any circumstances] desert you [nor give you up nor leave you without support, nor will I in any degree leave you helpless], nor will I forsake or let you down or relax My hold on you [assuredly not]!” - Hebrews 13:5 (AMP)
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