Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Bible College?

Response to a young woman in Christ

by Pilgrim Friend on Monday, July 18, 2011 at 10:35am
(i thought to make this available for others to read, peradventure it would bless any others)
Please really pray to know if it is God's desire for you to go to Bible College. i have not known those places to produce true disciples. (That's not to say that no one who has gone to one is a true disciple; more so the school was not their salvation)i think some people have lost their faith in those places.The best place to grow in the grace & knowledge of God i believe is in sincere heartfelt prayer & personal private searching of the Scriptures. Pray for faithful Shepherds who can lead you in truth. Men whose daily conversation (lifestyle, manner of speech,etc) is Holy. i haven't always had a holy man to help me, God alone has had to Shepherd me at times Ps.23. And i am thankful for that because it has made me strong in Him alone. i sincerely know He is all i need. We should not be dependent on others. That is not to say others are not helpful or a blessing...but we need to trust that God (Yeshua) is the best for us. He wants to bring His people together so we can help each other. But know that people will fail us, & that is why we need to be devoted in praying, reading, & being faithful doers of His word & not hearers only. This will make us wise unto salvation; not some school setting. Some people are always learning & never coming to the knowledge of truth. Women are to be keepers at home, i have learned alot by making myself a servant to all for His name's sake.Not seeking vain glory, but in sincerity of heart. Faith-works--by love. There are many people in this world who could use the example of God fearing woman.
This fear is the beginning of wisdom. It will make you: modest in appearance, meek & humble in speech,of a good courage, yet reserved & restrained in emotion, sober & reserved with men, willing to work with your hands: cooking cleaning, sewing etc,.These are jut some examples. The Holy Spirit is our teacher & His lessons only cost our life. Please see Mathew 11:28-30 "...learn of me for i am meek & lowly in heart..." obeying His simple commandments in our lives will cause us to learn the most valuable lessons. i don't know if Bible schools help people become meek & lowly? Knowledge puffeth up. i do not believe the learning He wants us to do is on an intellectual level. He that doeth righteousness is righteous. If we continue in His word than are we disciples in--deed. (see -) 1 John 2:27 "But the anointing which ye have received of Him abideth in you, & ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, & is no lie, & even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in Him. And now little children abide in Him...(please read the end of this chapter.) See 1Jn3:7 And 1 Jn.4:1-"Beloved believe not every spirit, but try the spirits..(read this too :)) Yes, there are so many wonderful verses we need to lay to heart. Yeshua wants to see us choose to come to Him & abide in Him. If we walk in the spirit, we will not fulfil the lusts of the flesh. i hope you will appreciate these things i have been so blessed to share. Prove my words whether i speak Truth or not. Shalom, dear sister. :)

...give her the fruit if her of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates. Pv.31

Pure religion & undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, & to keep himself unspotted from the world. Jms.1:27

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