“Redemption on a global scale takes a big sacrifice.” That is why Jesus had to suffer on the cross for us, so that he can save the world forever!
I attended a filmmaker’s course with an emphasis on screen writing at the Artscape in Cape Town, 2003. They gave us some points in character development that I found very useful. But looking at it from a spiritual perspective has really given me some Riches of inner Character:
The first thing recorded of God is that He created. He created us in His image. A key is created in the image of the lock. The door of creativity is open to us because we are made in God’s image. This message will give you three keys to increase creativity in Christ.
So we first have to humble ourselves and give over to Jesus confessing that without Jesus, we are not good in ourselves. That is called repentance. When we repent it when we stop and make a bout turn and go the opposite way. In the Bible the word repentance links up with the process a butterfly goes through from egg to adult. The process is called Metamorphosis. That is what happens to our lives when we give up trying to be a beautiful butterfly and let Jesus change us!
As one studies God’s Word’s, it sharpens the spiritual senses of discernment to single out men and women who had the ability to break and destroy the enemy and who could build a stronghold for the people to be secure. Although there were many, I have chosen Nehemiah, Ezra, Jesus, Paul as focal points. Other reformers have also been mentioned in the chapters dealing with God’s principles.
Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, spoke on the day of Pentecost in a way no one has ever spoken before and set an example for us to follow. Here are some indications that it was the Spirit prompting him to speak on that eventful & historic day.