Living In The Perfect Tense
Peace – (Hebrew) Shalom – a deep sense of wholeness and well-being, clarity of purpose and worth.
Philippians 4:7 – Peace that contains with it a transformative ability for the mind to perceive reality from God’s perspective — which is PERFECT.
Perfect Tense – Action that is finished thus complete and PERFECT
Imperfect Tense – Action that’s unfinished thus incomplete – IMPERFECT
Our Salvation through Christ is a PERFECT work from which we can live in victory! – PR
“It is finished!” – John 19:30, Mark 15:37
Leviticus 19:2 – “You shall be holy…” – a Decree and a Promise, not a command.
Holiness – A state of common – union with God.
Sacrifice – To kill or slaughter for a purpose.
Hebrews 13:15 – We offer a sacrifice of praise through which we kill our pride or our fears or anything that hinders our worship of God.
Psalm 22:3 – God inhabits the praises of His people:
- We experience fellowship with Him.
- In fellowship, we become one with Him.
- Our original relationship is restored – we are restored.
The “Wilderness” – (Hebrew) – Midbar – “To Speak” – (root – Davar) – The place of His voice
Sa-Tan (Hebrew) – an inclination toward evil