Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. Psalm 51:6
There is no other credible way for you to know what God has put in you as raw materials (talents, abilities, strengths) than discovering the crucial place of your spirit, as a lamp in the hands of God, with which He helps you to search the innermost part of your being. Now, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God (John 3:3). Which means your spirit without the salvation experience is a lamp without light, hence, you cannot begin to see and experience the kingdom of God (God’s government) within you.
“And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:  Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.”
Every man is a spirit, that has a soul and lives in a body. That spirit requires a regeneration – that means “a taking out of darkness into light, a transfer from the lineage of Adam into Christ, and a restoration of the broken link to God”. Without it, the spirit can still be functional, and it may appear to be enlightened, but that light is a mere spark that will end in sorrow (Isaiah 50:11).
What appears to be light is the infiltration of the prince of darkness, who knows how to camouflage as an angel of light, to invade you with supposed “secret knowledge” that will hijack the use of your God-given potential for anti-Christ purposes, and it will end in sorrows.
Experiencing that crucial regeneration is what truly lightens your spiritman. And it is with this regenerated spirit, as a lamp of the LORD, that God searches the innermost parts of your being, to help you discover His resources within you, which are tools for the expression of His Kingdom from within you into your God-given sphere of influence.
John 1:9 “That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.”
John 9:5 “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
John 12:46 “I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.”
Truth is the constitution of the inward parts. The inward parts (plural) are the various agencies of human expression in the soul. Outside of God’s Truth, they will conceive and produce worst evils that we can hardly imagine, and even when good is done, it is done as a means to achieve a selfish end. A selfish end may not immediately appear evil but it is a mild version of evil that takes a renewed mind to discern. And a renewed mind is a product of a regenerated spirit.
But a person’s commitment to truth is actually determined by his hidden part (singular). That is the spirit man. When we choose the way of the cross, it is not mere knowledge of godliness that we begin to experience, rather it is wisdom (applied Knowledge of the grace) of God that we begin to experience.
That means it is not knowledge first in the kingdom of God, that happens later in the mind of the soul (Romans 12:2); rather, it is wisdom first. “…in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom”. The LORD Jesus Himself will make you to know (experience) wisdom in your hidden part (spirit), which is the application of the Grace of God that cannot fail to transform a life, so that you are inwardly enabled to live according to the Truth that God desires.
We have several parts in the mind (inward parts); they are the will, emotions, intellect, memory, imagination and reason. God desires truth in these parts, but that can never happen until He has made you to know wisdom in your spirit (hidden part). This is the gospel of the New Testament. We don’t begin by trying to change first, by committing to a repetition of a new habit so as to displace an old bad habit. No.
We begin from the spirit, where there is communion (with God), intuition and conscience. This is where God’s wisdom is. This is where the grace of God is lodged. It is not your works; it is God’s completed works simply activated by your faith in Christ Jesus. Once you believe in that Grace which is hidden in you when you get born again, you have activated the wisdom of God, and it will only produce “…the increase of His government” in your life that guarantees unending peace (Isaiah 9:6).
If you want to touch the genuine Light that can light your spirit and make you to know that WISDOM that transforms, please pray with me:
Father, I believe in my heart that Jesus is the LORD and I confess with my mouth that He was raised from the death. I repent, confess and forsake my sins. I disown my current life in order to receive the New Life of Jesus. Thank you LORD. AMEN.
NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, all Scripture quotations are from the King James Version.
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