A believer who is rooted in true Faith and already put his sleeves up and is down in the heart of the battlefield pouring his heart out, getting his hands dirty to reproduce God’s ministry has much deeper relationship and wider fellowship with the Father, than another double minded standing still on the sideline of this spiritual warfare thinking that he is praying for the Father’s revelation for him to GO, but in reality he is whining saying “Father this doesn’t seems right because it is not yet all about me, myself and I; please me Lord first then I will go and I will put my sleeves up and fight, preparing the way and the paths for Your kingdom to come and do what is pleasing to You.”
Double minded and self pleasing won’t cut it, rather will cut our Faith into pieces. One day we are happy with our spiritual life and fellowship with the Father and other believers and the second we are whining in dissatisfaction complaining that the message on Sunday was not sufficient.. believing that the leadership is watering down the inspired scriptures to please the congregation, the third day we are seeking another church and congregation; because we just cannot get enough, we just won’t stop and reformat our understanding to our Christian Faith. The Father calls us to keep on keeping on God centered, Jesus Christ empowered and Holy Spirit led life constantly not occasionally while focusing on His face.
It is not just the relationship what matters to God but the daily fellowship..Hard pursuing Him, living pure and selflessness pleasing to Him not self-pleasing, our goal as believers must be to “keep on the good fight, finish the race and keep the true Faith”… Surely some people will meet the Father as a Savior, others will meet Him as a Judge..Which one are you?
1 Timothy 4:16 (ESV)
16 Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.