Eph 5:11"And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light."
Spiritual fathers are good leaders, but not all leaders have the Grace of Father operating through them. Leadership can be taught, fathering is a Grace.
Jesus turned the water into wine 2,000 years ago, and the church has been trying to change it back ever since.
For all who struggle with the church-as-institution:
“I stay in the church because the church is more than its ignorance."
The advent (“arrival”) of God into mankind in the incarnation, taking once and forever human flesh from the virgin, signals a movement that is completely God-toward-man. It invalidates all of man’s own futile... https://t.co/OGSAfeRAPP
To live by the faith of the son of God means to live in the consciousness of the same sonship that Jesus enjoys 😊❤️
Acts 17:22-23 - Men of Athens, I perceive that in every way you are very RELIGIOUS. For as I passed along and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription: To the UNKNOWN GOD.’
Jesus will always be UNKNOWN to the RELIGIOUS crowd.
Gal 6:9-10 "And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith."
May the LORD grant you the grace to live in His Presence. To live out of a place of relationship, not by principle only. To seek Him, to know Him and walk with Him. To live every day by the word that proceeds from His mouth.