I think we're saved by GRACE. Well done Paul. Would love your thoughts, please comment. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Most of our purchases is done through cash payment. They would’ve said, “God remember your covenant with our father Abraham and bless us.” Instead they basically said, “God we don’t believe your promises to Abraham – tell us how we can bless ourselves.” And God gave them what they asked for – lots of rules for self-blessification. Contributed by J. Brad Campbell on Jun 15, 2007. based on 14 ratings. Able also saved by grace. APPROACHING DEBATES ON THIS SUBJECT REQUIRES A SENSE OF HUMOR, DOING THIS WE MAY EVEN GAIN SOME VALUABLE INSIGHTS INTO THE HEART OF GOD. Please respond and let us know what you dont agree with. Your truth and message would have come across just as clear without the false characterizaton. Like I said earlier, all children disobey. Yep… Were the Galatians always delivered from the Law, YEP, but they didn't realize it part of the time? And the woman. If they had trusted him they would have lived – indeed, they would’ve had abundant life – but they chose to distrust and so reaped the awful consequences of their choice.’. They will often not fully understand why they are acting this way because they don’t understand how stress effects the mind and body. A restful work. The Gospel in Ten Words If they had trusted him they would have lived. “How can God bless a disobedient Christian?” Sometimes, humans don’t reflect on past events in history. There’s a need built into children to want to please and obey their parents just as we have the same need to put a smile on our child’s face. Contributing causes may be a combination of inherited and environmental factors, including: 1. But certainty about God’s nature and ability makes other areas of uncertainty irrelevant. The conventional definition of civil disobedience leaves open some basic and challenging questions concerning its justifying causes and its permissible scope and objectives. To speak of trust or faith apart from divine commands is utterly impossible. Abiding should be without condemnation even in the presence of failure, fear, reluctance, and/or disobedience. The bottom line is not whether you obey God but whether you trust him. Exercising faith in the work of Jesus obliterates the devils hold on our lives. So what man separated God put back together in marriage and completes this marriage in heaven. Patience. I realise its about drawing a clear line in your heart. Love. This really gets to the heart of the matter, doesn’t it. For example, if we buy into the lie that all babies who reach the age of two become terrible we set ourselves up to hunker down until it’s over. Thank you, Paul. I must commend you paul, I am finally taking the time to look through the web site,I dont believe there isnt much that you havent covered, like i have said before,I must have some grace everyday, lest I forget,have you considered putting it on paper,or should I say volumes………….ps, theological jargon reminds me of a old saying………. Create a website or blog at WordPress.com. There are situations in which we disobey God just because we are afraid of what people may do or say. I (Winter 2020) Page | 289 Some people born with a disability while some become disabled because of some accident. That’s totally normal and not necessarily a symptom of an underlying problem. In Genesis 2:16,17 it is recorded that God commanded the man, saying Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest therof thou shalt surely die. First, we need to explore the possible causes for your child’s disobedience. Everything he had came from God. Trust without obedience is a lie! (2)    It’s the Israelites saying, “God, just tell us what to do and we’ll do it” (Ex 19:8). Emmanuel. To get to the heart of this obedience issue we need to go back to the Garden of Eden. Disobedience can have a variety of causes. Yay! Thank for the post, it does stir up our faith in the finish work on the cross. To really be able to trust someone you must REALLY know THEM. John 17:4, 5. lol. Suppose we can be thankful that even though Adam failed the test Our Loving Father has still provided for our complete welfare in the face of His Son! Take heed to doctrine and in so doing we'll "rescue" those who we talk to and ourselves. If there is tension in the home because of constant fighting or maybe financial pressures that spill over into your child’s world, they can internalize this as stress causing them to act out. I love it! Redemption? He may have thought he was safeguarding Eve by “strengthening” God’s command, but Satan knew that his best shot would be in launching an attack on the one who was already deceived. I agree. that brings up another question.God was still walking and talking with man,do you think he would somewhat impart what was right and wrong? I would have kept this to myself, otherwise. Let’s say you called your 4 year oldto dinner and they didn’t come downstairs. Paul, have you ever thought about doing a post on the end times, about what you think about the prophecies of Daniel, and Revelation, ans some of the new Testemant scriptures. The ultimate certainty that God wants us to know is that He is love. What destroyed these nations is sin – disobedience to God’s word. Long time, first time. We reap in areas of disobedience. It’s almost too good to be true Good News – What we were not capable of doing He did!! The first commandment God gave was , “Don’t eat from THAT tree.” God trusted man with that command. Civil disobedience has been observed in some form or the other since centuries. “By introducing uncertainty…” That’s it- the only condition that makes trust necessary. Would appreciate some replies from the ladies , and girls don,t blame the serpent. From this, I see that God gave the command to man and entrusted him to accurately relay his command to others. Curses are the results of disobedience either from self or through the family line. Heb 5:8-9 “Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered. Eating the fruit was disobeying the one law and this could be easily corrected with punishment, pride and lack of trust not so easy. I thank God that through Jesus, the bride of Christ has a husband that represents God accurately and did not stand by passively, but rather intervened to redeem us from the deception and reproach. If we are not merciful, we will not be shown mercy. Kids are the same. When dealing with a disobedient child we should be focused on finding solutions as to why the disobedience is happening in the first place. And once we’ve accepted we’re forgiven, thats it, we stay forgiven. There is a common misconception about obedience. His blood later revealed its nature crying out for revenge. Knost. I can issue orders to people I do not really trust. So the fig leaves were Adam and Eve’s (which really is ours cuz if we were really honest we would admit we would have done the same thing as they did too) OUR WORKS/LAW to cover ourselves and at best it was prickly and uncomfortable (no peace). And making connection with your kid your highest priority is going to help you tremendously on the hard days. Causes Of Disobedience. Trust is not rules and obeying but love, hope and faith. Well, if your flesh is strong, you may be singled out as a walking-talking Christian success story. I have full trust in your ability to save”. Does that mean I’m not truly saved? There was a study done that showed how it was so much easier for a woman to cut in line if she offered a reason. To be obedient is to be in agreement with God. Hi Chrisnanrooyen – Jesus provided the second chance and then did the ultimate – He performed what was necessary for the lost situation to be totally and completely redeemed for us all – it was done perfectly and legally – We were left with nothing more to do bit receive it as a gift! It may not seem or feel on the surface that your relationship with your child needs strengthening but often that’s exactly the culprit. It appears that Adam felt it necessary to “strengthen” God’s command by adding to it. Asked me yes but ordered, No way! Let’s listen to Jesus who says “Neither do I condemn you. GOD BLESS. Jesus is God. Much like divorce. I look forward to your next post! Hi Trevor Either you rest or work, either you Are saved forever or You were never Saved. But in the spirit of changing our kid’s behavior, sometimes a simple and very brief explaination can do wonders in making kids do what we’re asking. Hey John, hope you don’t mind me chipping in. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Howard Zinn once said, “Historically, the most terrible things - war, genocide, and slavery - have resulted not from disobedience, but from obedience.”. He both added and took away from what God said to him. But the most effective change in bringing about disobedience was quite simple – other people disobeying. He didn’t get caught, justice wasn’t done. I would say that there is a joyful rest. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Goodness. We should be taking an intentional measure of our child’s stress levels by talking with them on a daily basis. 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