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IF you do not realize that the rebirth took place in your spirit then it can be confusing to your mind worshiping GOD standing in front of a physical mirror.
Admittedly not been through all 10 pages so someone else may have already said something similar / explained where I'm going wrong, but my view has been something like:
We're not under the law as such anymore, but it's an ideal. We all end up sinning somehow (hence "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone"). It isn't that we're going to get punished for failing at it anymore, but rather that we should try to lead good lives according to how we have been taught, and that Jesus is there to save us when we have done something wrong.
It's okay stan. He will get himself kicked out, just as he always does.
It's nice to meet you MR.
It actually turns into much more than that!
He begins to work in us to grow us in virtue, to increase our humility, to give us victory over the enemies in us that torment us and others, like pride that leads to anger and hurt feelings, self will, selfish ambition. He causes us to stop murdering in our heart.
I can't explain how He does it, but when I stopped trying to be good and just trusted Him to do it, He began to give me great victories over these tormentors in me.
No I think it's The Gods of the Copybook Headings....
A million surplus Maggies are willing to bear the yoke; And a woman is only a woman, but a good Cigar is a Smoke. Light me another Cuba—I hold to my first-sworn vows.
The Betrothed. Rudyard Kipling. 1922. Verse: 1885-1918 - Bartleby.com
No man is really saved unless he is in his heart obedient to Christ. C.H. Spurgeon
And from the poem I read by him : and the burnt fools bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the fire.
If I had to sum the poem up, it's about...social "experimenting".
But if you read it, it helps to know what copybooks were. They were books that had a quote at the top of the page, then the child would write it over and over again underneath to practice writing, penmanship, etc. But they would also be like...wise quotes - bible verses, adages and such, to teach them something too.
See there stan, he's banned already. Even faster than the last time.