John 12:25 - He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.
I was reminded of this scripture when someone expressed to me how she hates her life. I responded that it is not necessarily a bad thing within the context of Christ covenant. Then the conversation changed as this person started to name things that she did loved. Later that day I reflected on how before coming into covenant with God we are programed by false knowledge to silent the voice of our conscience as to say "Why should I hate my life, I should love my life to show my appreciation to God for giving me life? I mean there are people who have it harder than me therefore I have no reason to complain, it could be worse you know."
Yes, we should not be jealous of the lot God has given to others and we shouldn't spend our time here in this dimension trying to force God's hand into making our circumstances, relationships and issues favorable because the truth is we can't for God changes these things as He wills; this is His compassion. However, the life of Christ is by choice so there is no need to show false piety because God is pleased by our faith for by this engagement we position ourselves to have our soul recreated after the likeness of Christ and are qualified to partake of His eternal inheritance.
Being able to view life from God's perspective requires the anointing of truth; it requires that the foundation of truth be set in our heart by living apostles today. So it no shock to see someone outside of covenant start listing all the good things that are favorable to them in order to make light of their empty vessels. The soul is crying out for substance but without this knowledge their is no way to identify what is happening let alone know the nature of man. It is the grace of God that awakens a sinner to their need for Him for who being in the mindset of loving their life would find need for His mercy.
Again, He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal...
Because no one loving his life shall be saved because loving their lot in life they will find no need to come into covenant with God and instead will lose it because their vessels being absent of substance will disqualify them to enter into the next dimension upon leaving this one.
But he that hateth his life in this world shall not be satisfied with nothing less than the grace of God in truth, therefore they shall experience life unto life because they will not fall short of His glory, they will grow, progress and increase because they yield to to the measure of grace God has given to the apostle's office; because they believe in Jesus Christ through the apostle's office and doctrine. (John 17:20)
The Life that pertains to Christ has to do with His knowledge; that which we choose to experience by faith in Him. His knowledge is bread to our soul. His knowledge is the means by which God sustains our faith in Him. The life of Christ is the knowledge of Christ set in our heart by apostles today which is the means by which God sustains our faith in Him because it is the foundation thereof.
Our life in the world pertains to the perspective of the soil, the principle we gained through our first birth; this is what we hate when we receive the life God has provided in Jesus Christ through Covenant Faith because that previous life was the means by which Satan ruled over our minds because the foundations of false knowledge.
"We choose to walk in covenant with God not because we love our life but because we hate it, for we know that the reward of taking on the yoke of Christ is far better than the oppression that come from pursuing our own aspirations."
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