I was thinking about David eating the showbread, he did it because his men were hungry. For me to do such a thing, I would have to look to Christ's heart, not my own, because my heart is full of deadly poison and wickedness.
Jock here are your
back. I am so sorry that you have such a poor view of your heart. Are you not a new person?
Jesus said: You should not be surprised at my saying, 'You must be born again.'
and then Peter: For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.
Paul spoke of this on many occasions, but here is one: But now, by dying to what once bound us, we have been released from the law so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the old way of the written code.
I have the greatest respect for you Jock and can very much see the Spirit in and through your posts.
MPisFitter.... Likewise, I respect you greatly too (more than you could know) Each of us have been released from the old law, which means all of the bindings and judging associated with them. This is however, NOT a CARTE BLANCHE white wash so that ALL is NOW Permissible.What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? By no means! We are those who have died to sin; how can we live in it any longer?
Rom 6:1, 2
By know means am I suggesting that your Spirit given beliefs are wrong, they are just different than mine. There is Nothing wrong with this, for we must all walk our own spiritual walk.
Hopefully all understand perfectly that Jesus was speaking to EVERYONE personally when he said the following:"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."