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Old 03-24-2016, 03:09 AM
 
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I have had some bad news. It has been building to a head, and is happening in front of my eyes. I know God is in it - there's a pruning going on. This scripture came to remembrance:

"If you have raced with men on foot and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in safe country, how will you manage in the thickets by the Jordan?"

I don't feel like I'm at footman level, in my Spirit, but there's always more with God.

The battle is the Lord's. He will win.
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Old 03-24-2016, 03:53 AM
 
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Not necessarily bad news when the pruning is of all our false concepts of God we have, along with our biases and prejudices we have grown up with.

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Old 03-24-2016, 04:28 AM
 
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It beats me how people who are supposed to be familiar with the Bible can be so sure that their age old concepts are correct when the good news is to set the captives free.
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Old 03-24-2016, 05:06 AM
 
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Not necessarily bad news when the pruning is of all our false concepts of God we have, along with our biases and prejudices we have grown up with.
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It beats me how people who are supposed to be familiar with the Bible can be so sure that their age old concepts are correct when the good news is to set the captives free.
Then they presume to speak for God???
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Old 03-24-2016, 07:32 AM
 
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It is the paradox of how Jesus was a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief, but was anointed with the oil of joy above his fellows. That is how Abba's pruning work manifests, as a conundrum to the carnal mind / flesh.
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Old 03-24-2016, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Booth Texas
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Men run by their own might, and none can keep up with the horses. The horses are people with a rider and God is the rider. The horse knows the will of the rider and instead of running like a man, he becomes a horse who puts all his trust in the rider.
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Old 03-24-2016, 10:10 AM
 
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Men run by their own might, and none can keep up with the horses. The horses are people with a rider and God is the rider. The horse knows the will of the rider and instead of running like a man, he becomes a horse who puts all his trust in the rider.
Thank you Han, that's a helpful prophetic interpretation. I thought a horse represented man's strength, like how people are trees. So, how is it that people are horses in this scripture?
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Old 03-24-2016, 11:38 AM
 
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Thank you Han, that's a helpful prophetic interpretation. I thought a horse represented man's strength, like how people are trees. So, how is it that people are horses in this scripture?
Depends on how it is used in what era.


Jesus came riding on a donkey being ushered into Jerusalem as a king riding upon a donkey but a king comes riding on a horse, and he who rides a donkey is a poor freeman.



Jesus will not come riding a donkey next time, but he will come riding horses, white horses.


Jesus first comes in humbleness and riding upon an humble donkey, but when he comes riding horses, those donkeys have become horses, the humble who walk with Christ right now will come as horses with Jesus as their rider when he comes.


Right now there are many horses who are proud and lifted up because they feel the spirit of antichrist and they are those who would be king right now, and this isn't the time to be kings, but servants.


The great prideful horses have heads like unto lions with blasphemy coming out of their mouth and the face of men. Their tails are serpents like false prophets who come in judgment calling fire and brimstone down on the heads of people as if they alone are righteous, and they would be king.
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Old 03-24-2016, 11:45 AM
 
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I suppose God has his army and a person trying to run with footmen isn't even a footman yet, but like all armies, there are footmen and then horses with riders.


Like one level to the next.
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Old 03-24-2016, 12:16 PM
 
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It beats me how people who are supposed to be familiar with the Bible can be so sure that their age old concepts are correct when the good news is to set the captives free.
It beats me how people that claim to know the Bible are so unwilling to understand how people are captive to sin in the first place.

Yes--Jesus sets the captives free.
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