Today the world took another spin as we attempted to keep up with the momentum of time. Each of us sees that rotation in many varying ways, which make us the unique species on this planet.
So are we that unique? Well I think the answer is pretty obvious; we have a soul. Even for those who say they don’t do and according to what we know in God’s Word to us, we are held responsible for the care and welfare of this planet. That should makes us qualified to carry out God’s wishes along with His ordnances.
This might be a point of disagreement and that is okay if it is, but our lives as Christians should not be to only wait patiently for Christ’s return or even death to carry us away to Heaven. Actually we should be very busy to take care of Christ’s Kingdom here on earth as we were left as its caretakers until His return; whenever that may be. Christ never tells us when; only to be ready.
So if we are to be busy prior to Christ’s return, then what exactly are we supposed to be doing? We know that we are not saved by works, so then I must assume that we are “Saved for works” as stated by Dr. Joel McDurmon. Knowing that Dr. McDurmon is a Theonomist makes my point more interesting.
Dr McDurmon comes from the idea that God’s Law must also be the civil law and we know that it is also the basis for our moral law. This law also tells us that we are to care for God’s Kingdom along with its inhabitants. We already know that the laws of God are just, but some may view them as “old”, “Jewish” or “no longer applicable”. With the degraded society we live in that claims to be “modern”, “well-rounded” or even “fair”, for those descriptions I will simply disagree.
God’s Laws were and are fairly simple; yet difficult for even the best Jew to follow. Considering the best and perfect Jew was Jesus Christ; perfection does not fall on any human being’s resume. With this I am simply trying to understand how I as a Christian can be a better one and a proper steward of Christ’s Kingdom here on earth.
I greatly respect those whose knowledge of God far surpasses mine and for them I am grateful to God. From these our faith is measured in how well we receive and discern their words concerning their interpretation of God’s Word, its meaning and symbolism. Whatever God has wished me to glean from their teaching I will use it to strengthen my faith and my stance for Christ’s Kingdom.
As there are too many to mention I will thank Jeff Durbin, Dr Joel McDurmon and my current pastor for their teaching; they bring my soul the freshness and nearness of God each time I hear them speak.