SEPARATING THE SPIRITUAL FROM THE PHYSICAL
THE HIDDEN MEANING
In these next scriptures, we at VAL-TE’ share that it is by our actions that we are put right with God, and not only by our belief that God actually exists. For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if anyone builds on this foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each one’s work will become clear; for the Day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will test each one’s work, of what sort it is. If anyone’s work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward. If anyone’s work is burned, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire. 1 Corinthians 3: 11-15 NKJV
FIRE – Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother: “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed…..” Luke 2: 34-35 NIV
Malachi 3: 2-3 – But who will be able to endure the day when he comes? Who will be able to survive when he appears? He will be like strong soap, like a fire that refines metal. He will come to judge like one who refines and purifies silver. As a metal worker refines silver and gold, so the LORD’s messenger will purify the priests, so that they will bring to the LORD the right kind of offerings. GNT
Believer’s Evaluation – We at VAL-TE’ also share to not deceive yourselves by just listening to “do the right thing” message from God; instead, put it into practice. If anyone hear to “do the right thing” message from God, but do not put it into practice you are like people who look in a mirror and see themselves as they are, excessively preoccupied with one’s own life and circumstances. They take a good look at themselves and then go away and at once forget what they look like, that they’re never able to love and respect others, for them they are everything and no one is better than them. But if you look closely into “doing the right thing” message from God that sets people free, and keep on paying attention to it and do not simply listen and then forget it, but put it into practice – you will be blessed by God in what you do.