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Tropical_Man 67M
6575 posts
6/18/2011 2:43 pm
Th' Soul Bester

Thar is a false sayin' thet man came up wif which c'd not be further fum th' truth. It goes like this. "Its not braggin' eff'n yo' back it up." ah's so'ry but braggin' is still braggin', even eff'n it is backed up in life. Its jest thet yo' acshully may haf been able t'pull it off. God's wo'd says he loves th' hoomble an' resists th' proud, cuss it all t' tarnation.

Soul Bester. Hmmmn, as enny fool kin plainly see. Whut in tarnation c'd thet mean, as enny fool kin plainly see. Wal befo'e ah git into thet ah reckon we need t'Know whut God is. Is he a soul? Menny varmints reckon it is our Soul thet is an' them who wo'ship Him muss wo'ship in spirit an' truth."

God is a Spirit, he created us in his image which means thet our Spirits thet live fo'evah is created in his image. Our Spirit man is whut is eifer saved o' lost. Our Spirit has its varmintality an' it is th' part of us thet will eifer reign wif him in Hevvin eternally, o' perish fo'evah in Hell, ah reckon. It is thet simple. Our Spirit man, when in communion wif th' Holy Spirit allers us t'be strong an' allus say yessuh t'th' thin's of th' Spirit.

Th' bible says th' flesh seems t'rise up an' stan' aginst th' thin's of God(th' Spirit). Our souls is made up of our mind, our will an' our emoshuns. This hyar is th' flesh thet we is warned aginst. We is told thet as believahs we haf th' mind of Jedt. Meanin' thet we kin knows whut we need t'know. Thar is a scrippure thet states we sh'd daily renoo our minds. Thet comes in meditatin' on his wo'd an' readin' it. Spendin' time wif th' Holy Spirit. Thar is t'other scrippure thet states we need t'present ourselves as a livin' sacrifice daily. Yet t'other thet states we need t'put on th' full armo' of God t'proteck ourselves fum th' wiles of th' enemah satan, as enny fool kin plainly see.

But whut is th' full armo'? Ephesians 6 states

14 Stan' firm tharfo'e, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, an' HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, 15 an' havin' shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE; 16 in addishun t'all, takin' up th' shield of faif wif which yo' will be able t'extin'uish all th' flamin' arrows of th' evil one. 17 An' take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, an' th' swo'd of th' Spirit, which is th' wo'd of God

But whut does this hyar mean? Jesus says he is truth. Th' wo'd says Jesus is our righteousness an' we is righteous befo'e God on account o' of whut he did, cuss it all t' tarnation. Th' wo'd of God says thet Jesus is th' Prince of Peace. Th' wo'd says Jesus is th' autho' an' finisher of our faif

Let me elabo'ate, Jesus said thet th' thin's he said were not his wo'ds, but th' Pappys. He said th' miracles thet he did were th' Pappy doin' them, dawgone it. Jesus was indeed part of th' trinity. He c'd haf done an' said all of them thin's but he abode in th' Pappy, havin' two natures fum bein' born an' raised on this hyar earth, God an' Man, as enny fool kin plainly see. Later he spoke of Hisse'f bein' a Vine an' us bein' an extenshun of thet vine, th' branches.

Th' Apostle Ebenezer experienced this hyar as a Believah in Jedt an' th' Pappy of th' Noo Covenant cornsiderin' he wrote about 2/3 of th' Noo Testament. Ebenezer came t'as point whar he proclaimed thet it was no longe he (Ebenezer) livin' but Jedt livin' through him, dawgone it. This hyar is exackly whut th' Jedtian life is. Believin' Jesus is who he says he is. Ahideg fo' th' one time fo'giveness of sin, as enny fool kin plainly see. Then allerin' Jesus t'daily live through yo'

Yessuh it is impo'tant t'find varmints t'fellership wif. It is fine t'be water bappized as an outward sign t'varmints thet yo' identify in th' burial an' resurreckshun of th' Lo'd Jesus Jedt. It is all fine. It is fine t'do communion, as enny fool kin plainly see. It is symboloic of his hide an' blood but it is not some spiritual reenackment. It is t'hono' an' remember

Soul Bester. Jesus is th' Soul Bester when we give on over our wills t'trest him thet his will fo' us is so much better. When we trade in our feelin's in exchange fo' who he is on account o' we knows thet whut he has fo' us is so much better than how we feel an' whut we want. When we aller our minds t'die an' his t'live. Our Soul, which is tempo'al on account o' it is not fo'med in his eternal image, is not longer at war wif th' thin's of th' Spirit.

God says, it is not by might(our stren'th), not by power(thin's we c'd use), but by mah Spirit says th' Lo'd, cuss it all t' tarnation. It is by him, dawgone it. Ebenezer said thet he muss become less an' less so thet Jedt c'd become mo'e an' mo'e in his life. How menny of us haf fo'saken friends etc, traipsed all on over th' country side...been bett up an' imprisoned all t'further th' Gospel? Ebenezer was. Eff'n yo' evah take th' time t'read his writin's closely, thar is a trimenjus miniaturizashun fum beginnin' t'end, whar he finally proclaims "It is no longer ah thet live, but Jedt thet lives through me."

Whut in tarnation a magnificent thin' t'be able t'say. ah hope ah can say thet some day. Thet sh'd be our goal, ah reckon. ah reckon th' mos' trimenjus problem today is varmints larn bein' sumpin, emulatin' sumpin. We will allus fail eff'n we does thet. Allus on account o' it will be us doin' whut we reckon we sh'd be doin' an' not doin' thin's by th' Spirit. Then we deep down hate ourselves an' is ashamed when we fail, ah reckon. When its our might it is fum our Soul, ah reckon. When it is Spirit powered it is by him

Ev'ry fellership seems t'have programs. menny of them is fine ideas' seemin'ly. Howevah eff'n they is jest us doin' sumpin on account o' it seems like it meets a need an' not origeenated an' led by th' Spirit, it is a soulish an' warin' unnertakin'. Th' Soul has t'be bested in o'der fo' th' Spirit t'give life

Tropical_Man 67M
6389 posts
6/26/2011 9:13 am

It means Christian... didnt get that one myself