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What’s A CLEAN Conscience?

This command I commit to you, my son Timothy, according to the prophecies that were previously given to you, that by them you might fight a good fight, keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith. 1 Timothy 1:18-19 MEV

Our conscience is the deepest expression of our soul. It enables us to distinguish between good and evil and approve or disapprove our behaviour and attitude; creating a sense of responsibility within us. A Christian conscience is the consequence of a life in the presence of God; this is what builds character.

Our conscience is like a thermometer that measures our level of spirituality.

What makes my consequences unclean and what are the consequences? Sin is the only source to an unclean conscience. It weighs our spirit down, as it is stained & our soul wants to be clean (Psalm 32:4).

When our conscience is stained like this, it produces doubts; which causes our faith to become faulty and ineffective. It’s useless to pray, quote Scripture or demand from God at this point.

How can I clean my conscience and keep it clean?

The key to a clean conscience is to confess the sin (no watering down) as it is (Psalm 32:3-6 & I John 1:9). However, don’t just confess them and keep then doing wrong, thinking because you confessed God will forgive you. There may be people who were hurt by that sin or sins, who also need to hear the sinner confess his sin. If this isn’t done, the person will be forgiven by God but not the person who was a victim of the sin.

The way back to a clean conscience is rough & extremely difficult; that why only few reach it. The majority try to find alternative routes but these never work because the devil knows they are not sincere & anxiously want their downfall.

If I want to keep my conscience clean, I must be at peace with God and with others, especially those who share the same faith.

NEVER ALLOW SIN TO ACCUMULATE, rather IMMEDIATELY CONFESS them, because when we do, we remove all stains, dirt and impurities from our heart. Refuse to do this, and your heart will remain dirty and will only get worse.

How can someone in sin appear blessed?

God will always honor His Word & reputation, therefore He will allow miracles to happen when the person uses their faith. However, this doesn’t stop the person’s faith to grow cold from day to day, having rejected a good conscience, they will end up wrecking their faith.

Anyone who thinks their works for God justifies their sinful behaviour is deceiving themselves, and worse of all, mocking God. Sooner or later, the sin will be revealed and the shame of that person will be disastrous.

Get rid of hidden sin so you can serve the Holy Spirit with a clean conscience. By doing this, we avoid quenching the Holy Spirit. Fill the heart of the Lord with Joy & Happiness & step on satan with authority and faith.

Please have a look at these posts: Taking Care Of Our Conscience || The 10 Values of Faith – #1 Good Conscience || Keep Clean Or You’ll Stink || Keep Your Eyes Clean || Repentance & It’s Characteristics || The Fruits Of Fearing God || Sin & It’s Consequences

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The Fruits Of Fearing God

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Proverbs 9:10 MEV

The fear of the Lord is a deep reverence and respect towards God, capable of narrowing the gap between yourself & Him (Proverbs 1:7; Proverbs 14:2 & Psalms 103:11).

What does it mean to fear God?

It is to live a life of sacrifice, keeping God’s will in mind & being moved by the love He has always shown.

If I want Jesus to manifest Himself through me, I must manifest His attitudes, behaviour and His gospel. I must have the mind of Christ, He said, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work” (John 4:34).

Many so-called Christians and believers don’t fear God, their food is to do their own will, by prioritizing worldly riches, fame & the lusts of their heart. Due to this selfish ambition, they are ineffective Christians. God even will not hear their prayers (John 9:31).

It’s a daily battle between our flesh and Spirit (Galatian 5:16-17).

God chose David because of His unselfish desire to serve God (I Samuel 13:14). Through this verse I understood that God is looking for those who are willing to do His will & who are responsible. Even in the face of injustice and persecution by Saul, David showed reverence to God by refusing to kill Saul when he could; he thought to himself, ‘Who am I to kill someone that God has anointed?’, this shows fear towards God, not man.

When a person really fears God in their character and actions, God is moved by these acts of loyalty and love; so much so that He glorifies them before satan and man. Just like He did with Job.

When Job had everything he needed, he feared God in his character and actions; when God allowed satan to take it all away, he still trusted & feared God in his character and actions. And the world knows how God rewarded him because of this.

When a person has:

The Fear of God

The Holy Spirit

The Word of God

The name of Jesus.

What else do they need? Absolutely nothing.

Have a read of these related posts: Sin & It’s Consequences || Repentance & It’s Characteristics || A True Servant Of God || Friend Of God || A Man Of God In India – An Amazing Testimony || Man’s Authority Over Rebellious Demons || God’s Enough – The Holy Spirit

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Repentance & It’s Characteristics

Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.” Luke 9:23 NKJV

Repentance is a sincere and wholehearted regret over something bad or wrong that a person has done, and causes a complete change in a person’s attitudes and behaviour.

Remorse is nothing but a deep feeling of guilt, it causes discomfort for a short period of time and is soon forgotten, it doesn’t cause the person to change their ways.

Characteristics of repentance

Acknowledging your sin – One of the hardest things for a person to do is to admit their mistakes and sins. Many try to justify or ignore their sins as a way of keeping their conscience clean but by doing this, they are rejecting God formula to cleansing them, accepting the devil’s formula to remain dirty & prone to do it again.

It’s the Holy Spirit that convicts the person of their sin (read John 16:8).

Confess the sin – After acknowledging sin, the person must immediately confess it, in its entirety to God, so He may cancel out the sin (read I John 1:9).

If a person acknowledges sin but doesn’t confess it, it will remain hidden; start growing; bears fruits in their character/life sooner or later and then attract other bigger sins.

Hate sin – If a person doesn’t learn to hate the sin, the sin will definitely come knocking again; seduce them and deceive them into obeying it. Sin tastes sweet at the beginning, turning bitter only when it has taken root & it’s consequences are so destructive that it would have been better to have never got involved with it.

God leads us to repentance (read Romans 2:14). It is a gift from God; those who reject it are rejecting God’s grace. Embrace repentance, never  manipulate it. The danger of playing with repentance is that the person could possibly end up falling into sin so many times, that they reach a point of not being able to forgive themselves (read Hebrews 6:4-6).

What you going to do with this information?

Read these related posts when you can: The Birth Of Sin On Earth || Sin No More! || What Is Sin? || Sin & It’s Consequences || The Repentance Barrier || Faulty Disciples & Hypocrites || 21 Days Of The Fast Of Daniel – My Day #6

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Sin & It’s Consequences

For the wages of sin is death… Romans 6:23 MEV

Sin is disobedience – voluntary & involuntary – to the Word of God. We become servants of him whose voice we obey.

Sinner like to justify their sinful acts, usually by saying it was unconsciously done, but this shows an irresponsible and unrepentant attitude. There’s no involuntary sin, every act a person does involves a person’s will & intentions.

We will never be tempted with something we cannot overcome (I Corinthians 10:13). Sin is subtly, and especially nowadays blatantly presented to us all by the devil. If we happen to fall into the temptation, we have the choice to either justify/ignore or repent; but the reality is that if we don’t repent, the seed of sin will grow and bear fruits in our character sooner or later.

Some people sin out of curiosity. We must watch out for the lust of our eyes, covetousness and greed.

Every sin starts in the mind through images, evil words or evil suggestions. We need to be responsible and mature to rebuke them before it reaches our heart, as it’s easier to overcome; however, if we entertain it, it’s much more harder to uproot, though not impossible. In that case I need to confess it to Jesus and ask Him to remove it from my mind.

I pray you don’t just receive this knowledge but you put it into practice. God Bless!

Check out these posts:  What Is Sin? || Sin No More! || The Birth Of Sin On Earth || It’s OK to sin because God will forgive me, RIGHT? || I’m of God because I gain a blessing! No You’re Not || Intelligent Faith Explained – Part 1 || Intelligent Faith Explained – Part 2

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“I’m Of God Because I Gained A Blessing!” No You’re Not

One of them, when he saw that he was healed, returned with a loud voice glorifying God, and fell down on his face at His feet, giving Him thanks. And he was a Samaritan. Jesus said, “Were not the ten cleansed? Where are the nine? Were there not any found to return and give glory to God except this foreigner?” Then He said to him, “Rise, go your way. Your faith has made you well. Luke 17:15-17 MEV

Don’t get it twisted, when you receive blessings from God it doesn’t mean that you are of God. Anyone can receive a blessing from God: the person can be a liar, evil, old, young, a Muslim, a Hindu, Black, Asian, White etc… but as long as they demonstrate faith in the Words and promises of God, and take actions to acquire it, by God’s own righteousness to not lie and fulfill His Word, He will bless that person. 

Think about it, how times were you or someone you know, who at the time of receiving their blessing from God, living in sin? Yet, they still received their answer from God. Just have another read of the verses at the beginning of this post.

It’s irrational to based that “a person is of God” when they receive a blessing. The truth is, a person is of God based on their character, their spiritual life & loyalty to obeying God.

It’s more than just prayers and conquering blessings; it’s all about the person’s character & actions. Ask yourself the following:

“If I was to lose everything that I hold dear to me in a matter of days, would I still remain with God or complain and leave God?” 

“If I was to never get married, have children or gain something I really want, would I still value and be loyal to God?”

“When my flesh is desiring to do what is wrong or i’m being tempted, am I falling for it and making excuses or resisting to please and obey my God? 

Many people are distracted in the world; their focus and strength needs to be on being saved, converted and receiving the Holy Spirit.  

Christians need to seek God, seek understanding His will & seek to receive the Holy Spirit with the same intensity they use for the things they value the most here on earth i.e. Status, A Degree, Work, Loved ones, Money etc…

Don’t you agree?

Have a look at these posts while you’re here: Can Others See Jesus In U? || 3 Paramount Steps To Gain Salvation: #1 Conversion || Faulty Disciples & Hypocrites || The Holy Spirit Doesn’t Come Upon A Person By Chance! || Friend Of God || A Man Of God In India || An Amazing Testimony || A Christian’s Conduct – How Important It Really Is

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The Bread of Life

Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me has everlasting life. I am the bread of life. John 6:47-48 NKJV

We need to believe. We need to trust; in fact, we need to show our trust.

When we are going through a tribulation, of course we will FEEL weak, emotional and at times worried, but it doesn’t mean the we should obey our feelings, the suggestion of the flesh/weaknesses, and please the devil. We need to depend on our FAITH in God’s words, which has everything to do with being rational.

If we allow our feelings to takeover our intelligence, we will end up losing.

God is TRUE; therefore we need to depend on His words above all. The word ‘Believe’ is more deep than most think. Belief is a verb!

For example, I prove that I believe in HSBC bank protecting my money, because if I didn’t believe in them, I wouldn’t have given them all my personal details and money. I can’t say I believe in something but I’m not actively showing my belief through actions.

Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and are dead. This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that one may eat of it and not die. I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is My flesh, which I shall give for the life of the world. John 6:49-51 NKJV

We are all sure about one thing, we will one day die; but not everyone is sure where they will go after. Not all Christians will go to heaven, not all Pastors will go to heaven and not all believers will go to heaven.

When we believe in Jesus, which is to obey Him, we will have true life here on earth, one day die and then go to heaven to rest for all eternity.

Please have a look at these related posts: Can Others See Jesus In U? || My Conduct/Actions Is Much More Effective || The Ruler Who Humbled Himself Before Jesus || You’re The Boss Of Your Life! || Life Getting You Confused? This Maths Trick Can Help || No One Inherits Eternal Life || A Lesson For Life, Struggles & Success

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Learn To Say NO – Love Life Tip

But let your ‘Yes’ mean ‘Yes,’ and ‘No’ mean ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these comes from the evil one. Matthew 5:37 MEV

Many people find it hard to say NO, and when a person doesn’t say NO due to them being afraid of displeasing others, they end up carrying the heavy load of regret and bad experiences from that decision. When a person says YES to any person and starts dating or doing things with them, they are saying NO to their true happiness in their love life.

Since when did settling for less really bring anyone happiness?

We must have a FIRM belief in what we want & the standards for our love life. This applies in all things, stand up and say NO when you see your standards are not being met by yourself and others. We must decide to react and say NO to all problems, issues, injustices etc… when they are trying to make us give up.

It’s paramount that we have a CLEAR vision for what we want in our love life; because when we have a CLEAR vision on what we want, we will keep our eyes and focus on that goal. The saying “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything!” comes to mind. We can’t let the devil’s plan and distractions divert our attention from our standards and goals.

IF WE VALUE OURSELVES; WHY WOULD WE GIVE OURSELVES TO SOMEONE WHO WILL NOT VALUE US THE WAY WE EXPECT?

LEARN TO SAY NO! The only person we should never say NO to is God. Yes or Yes =)

Have read of these posts: Love Is One Thing; Passion Is Another! || The Blame Game In A Relationship || My Conduct/Actions Is Much More Effective || The 10 Values Of Faith – #10 Love || 21 Days Of The Fast Of Daniel – My Day #4 || The Power Is Yours || Are U Searching For The Right Person?