The Devil is in the Detail

Soul Snack 159/13 ... The Devil is in the Detail

The only original thought to ever penetrate satan's mind was to sin. Everything else he does is a deceitful copy of Divine activity. BUT his deceits have caused many Christians to throw out the baby with the bathwater.

Now I say to the rest of you in Thyatira, to you who do not hold to her teaching and have not learned Satan’s so-called deep secrets, (Rev 2:24)

God has deeper things to be learned (remember Jeremiah 33:3 yesterday) so satan pretends to offer this too.

In the hunt for the deeper spiritual truths of life the Christian church has sought them from books but not time alone with God. Experience has been distrusted and suffocated by learning. The elementary teachings remain held to, but the deeper path of righteousness ignored. Righteousness is solid food for the mature; it is the ability to distinguish good from evil.

Satanically inspired mystics and their false ramblings have done much to discredit the value of real Christians seeking real Divine counsel alone at the Throne of Grace.

Be still and know that I am God (Ps 46:10a)

It is in stillness God is found and in silence God is heard. The Holy Spirit is the divine teacher, ask Him the ways of righteousness, depart past the elementary teachings and request God to show you the deep and unsearchable things you don't know, but are available.

Don't despise the desert dweller or the Christian monk for they hear far more from Heaven, receive depth not of this world and live the joyful self-restraint mature righteousness offers.

With an open Bible on your lap and the Holy Spirit in your heart all you need to touch heaven is solitude. It is in the silence that the Lord speaks.

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Absence from God is the presence of danger.

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