Tag-Archive for ◊ maturity ◊

04 Nov 2019 Exodus (Program #148)

Exodus (Program #148) – The Propitiation Silver (3) Half Shekel

In the Old Testament book of Exodus, every male over the age of 20 was drafted to fight in the army of God to protect His interests and to cover the moving of the tabernacle.  This is a clear picture for us because God’s move on earth today needs an army of those who have attained to a level of maturity, to be those who will fight for His interest on the earth.

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02 Nov 2019 Exodus (Program #146)

Exodus (Program #146) – The Propitiation Silver (2) Formation of An Army, Need of Maturity, Interceding at the Incense Altar

After God presented the plan for the building of His portal dwelling place, the tabernacle, He then set forth provisions for its care and maintenance.  First was the offering of a half shekel of silver, a kind of tax levy upon all the adult males.  Then the same ones were to be drafted to form an army to fight for God’s move.  These same provisions are necessary today for God’s move to be carried out on earth and we will look at both on this life study of the Bible.

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31 Jul 2019 2 Peter (Program #5)

2 Peter (Program #5) – The Divine Provision (5)

2 Peter 1 leads us through a wonderful progression or development of the precious faith that Peter mentions to us in his first epistle.  This faith, our divine inheritance is like a divine seed imparted or planted into our being.  As with any seed, deep within resides all the attributes of the life of that seed.  Peter clearly tells us that the life in the seed of faith is the very life of God.  It’s Christ Himself.  So the attributes which Peter goes on to describe are the marvelous virtues of God’s life as expressed in Christ.  Following this line these verses in 2 Peter open to us the progressive development of the divine life within the seeker.  As we move from faith to virtues to knowledge to self-control to endurance to godliness and then to brotherly love with the final stage of this life maturity being the very agape love, God’s own love being expressed.

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27 Jun 2019 James (Program #9)

James (Program #9) – Practical Virtues of Christian Perfection (9)

Most Christians today view the Lord’s coming in an altogether objective way. In a way that has nothing to do with our spiritual condition or our spiritual growth. Their expectation is that one day the Lord will suddenly come and that His coming will have nothing to do with their maturity. It may be that the concepts many Christians hold regarding Lord’s coming back are actually causing Him to delay His coming.

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02 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #123)

Genesis (Program #123) – The Manifestation of Maturity (7)

We have a wonderful and touching life study today when we see Jacob at the end of his life near his departure.

Describing Jacob’s spiritual experience throughout the whole of his life, Witness Lee uses the metaphor of a great runner or racer.  When it started very slowly but finished in a strong and marvelous way.  How does this applies to Jacob?

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23 May 2019 Genesis (Program #113)

Genesis (Program #113) – The Manifestation of Maturity (4)

If we want to enter into God’s heart concerning the rich and complete experience of Christ for His Body, we need to open to see the significance of Jacob’s prophesying over his twelve sons.  These speakings are about us and Christ today.

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22 May 2019 Genesis (Program #112)

Genesis (Program #112) – The Manifestation of Maturity (3)

We want to look into the Jacob’s wonderful prophecy in Genesis chapter 49.  In our last broadcast concerns this matter of the maturity as seen in the latter part of Jacob’s life.  There was a marvelous point in that program that I think bears repeating…

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21 May 2019 Genesis (Program #111)

Genesis (Program #111) – The Manifestation of Maturity (2)

We have another message today giving us the manifestation of maturity in life as we see in Jacob.   Today, this maturity is going to be revealed in his prophesying with blessing.  This was his speakings to his sons at the end of his life.  What is prophesying?

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18 May 2019 Genesis (Program #108)

Genesis (Program #108) – The Manifestation of Maturity (1)

Our life study again today brings us to the matter of maturity and transformation from Genesis chapter 45 through 48.

We have a life study today in which transformation as signified by the life experience of Jacob.  It’s really looked at in its final stage, the stage of maturity.  What does the Bible refers to when it speaks of transformation?

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17 May 2019 Genesis (Program #107)

Genesis (Program #107) – The Process of Maturity (2)

Today we are going to examine Jacob again and really see two matters concerning him; transformation and maturity.  Of course, we are looking at Old Testament pictures to illustrate these items.  Where are these things found in the New Testament?

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