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MEDITATIONS ON THE TRUE CHRISTIAN LIFE

By Glenn H. Jackson

 

 

______...."This book of the law [the Word of God] shall not depart from [always be in] your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful [take heed] to do according to all that is written in it; for THEN you will make your way prosperous, and THEN you will have success".... Joshua 1:8 NASB

 

 

 

THE NORMALCY OF THE REGENERATED HUMAN SPIRIT

 

[pt. 5 of 16]

 

Poor In Spirit

 

*____...."Blessed are the poor in spirit".... Matthew 5:3 ASV

 

____The poor in spirit view themselves as possessing nothing. A believer's peril lies in their having too many things in their spirit. Only the "poor in spirit" can be humble. How often the experience, growth and progress of a Christian become such precious matters to them that they lose their "lowliness". Poor bespeaks having nothing [in one's own self]. If one endlessly reflects upon the deep experience which they have passed through, it soon shall be debased to a commodity of their spirit and hence become a snare. An emptied spirit enables a person to lose themselves in God whereas a "wealthy" [overactive] spirit renders themselves "self-centered". Full salvation delivers a believer out of themselves and into God. Should a Christian retain something for themselves their spirit [inner man] shall immediately shall turn inward - unable to break out and be merged in God.

 

 

 

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this is so beautiful and such a testimony to the Lord's healing power and sanctification through our suffering. Much of my walk with Christ is similar to yours.

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Awesome brother. May it be as you have testified of God's word. Thank You! God bless you!!!

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