Tuesday, October 23, 2012

"This past weekend i read a response to a readers comments about how well you use the scriptures and i wondered just how you come up to an accurate scriptural answer, i know you pray to Jehovah every time you get a question, can you please tell me how you manage to come up with so many scriptures all at once?"

In answer, I could simply say that I have all the relevant scriptures at my disposal by means of Holy Spirit.
But I think you would like more detail.
Jesus said, "But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you."  John14:26
The way that I experience the "remembrance" of "all that I (Jesus) said"...is that as soon as I consider a question, my mind begins to flood with scriptures. I believe this to be the things that Jesus said , for; he is  the "Word of God" (John1:1,14; 17:17). 

Thankfully, as scriptures come to mind; their application to the question at hand also becomes clear ("He will teach you all things"). Thankfully, the "flow" of scriptures and their application, come at a rate that I can work with....as fast as I can type, the scriptures and thoughts come. Sometimes it runs ahead of me, and I must strain not to forget it all. Sometimes the point comes first, and then the scripture....sometimes the scripture comes first, and then, the point of it.
I usually do this work for many hours each day (often forgetting to eat), and it can become very exhausting mentally. Sometimes I must take a rest (Mark.6:30,31,32). But it is, a wonderful , joyful work! As often as I re-read what I have written, there are more scriptures given, to add.

I do not always know where a scripture is located, but I will remember it word for word. In that case, I quickly open a google window...type in the words of that verse, and it's location in the Bible, pops up in the search results. In this way, I can cite (in my reply) the same scripture I have received, so that others can also consider it. 
I also can often realize how the "JW" mind might react to a particular point, due to my familiarity with their indoctrination (1Cor.9:19,20,21,22). In that case, another scripture will come to mind to help to prove the correction and adjust that perspective, to accept  the previous scriptural point being made (2Tim.3:16). 
I do this in hopes of reaching even those who have already been indoctrinated according to "strongly entrenched" error (2Cor.10:5,4).

I often learn while  I am writing, because very  often I do not know the answer to a question as I begin to write. But as the scriptural answers come to me through writing a reply...I am learning with clarity. It seems I have even begun to think along the lines of scripture at all times. Every thought, reaction, even while I sleep and dream....it is all according to the scriptures. I know that may sound strange, but I think this may be what the Bible means, when it speaks of "walking by spirit" (Gal.5:16,25; 6:16; Rom.8:5,4,1,2,9,10,11,14,16,17; 1John3:24).

Some have written me, commending me for my "extensive research". I smile at that because as you can see, I don't do that. Except for looking up where a scripture is located, and perhaps finding historical proof for what spirit has already explained; that's all I find, and add. I seek historical proof for some explanations, because there are readers who require such evidence...which is fine with me. I am here to do my best with whatever the sheep seem to sincerely require.

Faithful anointed ones truly are, just a vessel (2Cor.4:7). We have truth and spirit poured into us (2Cor.3:5; 1John2:20,24), according to the measure that we pour it out for others (Matt.5:16; 1Tim.4:15,16; 2Tim.4:2). Like Jesus, we are a channel...nothing more (Matt.10:20; John12:50; 5:30; 8:28; 7:16). The more we learn to depend upon Holy Spirit and pass it onto others...the more we receive (Matt.13:12; 25:29; 1Thess.5:4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11). This brings glory to the heavenly Father (John15:8). If we should depend upon our own thinking or that of doctrines of men (John7:18; Matt.25:9; Rev.13:17)....the less spirit we receive...as we attempt to bring glory to ourselves. Without spirit, we return to the darkness, where we can do nothing at all (John15:4,5; 1John2:28,24; John12:35; Eph.4:18: 1John2:11.)

Next time I will reply to your second question.
Thank you for asking,

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