Sabaoth Spring 2020
AND BY HIS STRIPES: WE ARE HEALED
THE BLOOD OF JESUS: THE BLOOD OF THE ETERNAL COVENANT
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Problems of the Heart 3 – Eternal Value of A Sound Conscience
Knowledge shows what is right or wrong but: It is the CONSCIENCE that APPROVES WHAT IS RIGHT and DISAPPROVES what is CONTRARY TO THAT WHICH IS RIGHT
The dictionary defines the conscience as:
“a knowledge or sense of right and wrong, with a compulsion to do right; moral judgement that opposes the violation of a previously recognized ethical principle and that leads to feelings of guilt.”
The conscience in its ‘natural’ state as we can see from the dictionary definition is governed by:
“compulsion to do right” OR “moral judgement”
So in our modern day culture where there is a daily attempt to ‘program’ our minds to fit into one agenda or the other; “compulsion to do right” and “moral judgement” are ever so subjective and moving further away from what the laws of God says. The world’s thinking overrides and drowns out the inner voice of the true conscience that God put within man.
To the pure all things are pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but even their mind and conscience are defiled. (Titus 1:15)
The Conscience Before Salvation
What really happens during the quickening that births the Salvation of Man With Regards To the Conscience??????
At salvation, Intuition and Fellowship are added to boost the power of the conscience over the soul (intellect, emotions and more importantly, the WILL), so that the conscience is released from the overwhelming control of the soul
The conscience is an echo in the human mind (intellect) of the verdict of the righteous Judge. It is that internal voice that sits in judgment over our will; but then acts of the will are based on the nature of information obtained from or contained in the intellect. In conjunction with the body, these three will always have the tendency to naturally act in defiance to the will of God.
Release of the conscience from the control of the soul into the control of the spirit (as it is the only function of the spirit in the heart); triggers the empowerment of the heart from the inner-man This upgrade from intellect to intuition is the addition of Understanding to Knowledge to make wisdom: With Intuition & Communion (fellowship), the conscience Is Set Free.
For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh: how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God? (Hebrews 9:13-14)