In the declaration, "men are scum", we have, in ourselves, an ellipsis of reality that we are all helpless and in need of saving; that daily, we groan with all creation, waiting to be annexed for the good that we were made to be. We say that there is more to all these that we find joy in and only if we could reach for that one thing. In saying we are scum, we are asking to be cleansed…
Another point is that with polygamy comes the need to constantly judge – not just character but the array of choices. You'll need to know good and evil, good from evil and it goes on and on. Every contact has two sides…you need to decide on which is which. That’s the true conflict and it’s all happening inside you, first.
Have you ever asked, how much you need to pay for faith to reveal itself? What's the price-tag of faith? How frequently should you pay to renew your subscription to salvation? To what bank? What is the money used for? How expensive is faith and salvation and the freedom by redemption?
This is how I became speechless: I asked GOD for a sign and silence was my sign. This is how I became speechless: I asked GOD if HE was sure and HE sure showed me how sure HE was.
BOND 275 Dear Oyin, I'm writing this for myself but also for those like me – like you, sometimes. Like all of us who – like us – are plagued with the misery of crying out so beautifully. Whose bleeding hearts are art. People applaud at our pain and at how well crafted our minds … Continue reading THE CONFLICT OF BEING LIKE THE MESSIAH
I don’t know where I stand: between being an abomination or being rejected; between being an eyesore or a stiffening sore; between being forgiven or being chosen, again. My heart hurts my soul burns, my body is a mess. I ache, I quake, I've failed, GOD and man and woman and all I know or do not know.
Yes, It is only JESUS (through the work of the HOLY SPIRIT) that convicts us to repentance but it’s gracious to see that we can be partners of this great blessing of calling sinner to repentance. Brother Ananias: who neither failed nor was afraid as the Word of the Lord came boldly to Saul; a new life and light that sparked off the great movement in the conversion of gentiles.
In your script – I hope you look closely – everything you do is for that one person: to please them, to be at ease with them. They are your standard, your goal, your escape from Sheol, your freedom, your Gaol and your indemnity.
You are a Christian now: you can’t be complacent. This good news which you have received, you must tell someone about it (Mark 16: 20); spread the word from where you are to where GOD would lead you to.