October 6, 1998

SPIRITUAL VERSUS WORLDLY WORKERS

OVERVIEW

SPIRITUAL ASPECTS

AREAS

Fruit of the Spirit

Gift(s) of the Spirit

Spiritual Position(s) of Authority

Spiritual Language of Intimacy

SCRIPTURE(S)

Colossians 3:12-15

Galatians

5:22-23

Colossians 3:16-17

1 Peter 4:10-11

1 Corinthians 14:4-5 & 12

Romans 12:6-8

1 Corinthians 12:8-10, 28-30

Ephesians 4:11 (7-8)

1 Peter 4:9

Ephesians 4:11-12

Romans 13:1

1 Corinthians 13:1

14:14-15, 19

2 Corinthians 12: 4

Revelation 14: 2-3

DESCRIPTION

Inner character of the heart: Good, Holy, etc.

Expressed in 2 categories:

 words or

 deeds.

Everything to be done orderly and in a hierarchy of authorities.

For example: In the kingdom: God, Jesus, Right and left person, etc.

In the family: God, Christ, husband, wife, children...

Spiritual Intimacy: prayer language.

Sounds like tongues of angels.

DETAILS

Love;

Joy;

Peace;

Patience / (longsuffering);

Kindness;

Goodness;

Faithfulness;

Gentleness; and

Self-control.

Faith;

Apostleship;

Prophecy;

Teaching;

Pastoring / Shepherding;

Giving;

Exhortation / Encouraging;

Serving;

Mercy;

Hospitality;

Leadership;

Administration;

Wisdom;

Knowledge;

Distinguishing between spirits;

Evangelism;

Tongues;

Interpretation of Tongues;

Healing; and

Miracles.

Apostle;

Shepherd (Pastor, teacher);

Overseer

Elder;

Prophet;

Evangelist;

Deacon / deaconess; (servants)

Task masters / rulers; and

Husband.

Praying;

Interceding;

Worshiping;

Prophesying;

Singing; and

Thanking.

WARNINGS: EARTHLY HUMAN ASPECTS

AREAS

Fruit of the Earthly Nature (Heart)

Gifts of the Flesh

Gentile Positions of Authority -Ruling over the Ungodly

Our own Tongue

SCRIPTURE(S)

Colossians 3:5

Mark 7:21-22

Matthew 5:28

Hebrews 3:12

Colossians 3:8, 9

Matthew 15:19

Mark 10:42

Proverbs 21:23

James 1:26; 3:5

1 Peter 3:10

DETAILS

Feels and thinks:

 evil thoughts (an evil eye);

 sexual immorality (adulteries, fornications);

 covetousness;

 wickedness;

 deceit;

 lasciviousness;

 blasphemy; pride; foolishness;

 impurity;

 lust;

evil desires;

 greed; and

 unbelief.

Shows:

 anger;

 rage;

 malice;

 slander (blasphemies);

 filthy language;

 lie (false witness);

 adulteries,

 fornications;

 murders; and

 thefts.

Exercises:

  • lordship over them; and
  • authority upon them.

Bridles not his tongue and boasts great things.

Ps 12:3 "The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:"

Ps 12:4 "Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?"

Ps 34:13 "Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile."

 

See the Detailed Study Paper.