1. CW

    (Part 2) From v. .10 that passage says, “But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. — 11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. — 12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” — It is obvious that we do not now “know as we are known”. That is still to come in Heaven. Ronald, indeed we need to pay attention and observe the signs of the times as Jesus the Christ instructed all His disciples to do.

  2. CW

    I agree with the writer’s definition of spiritual discernment, and I agree that only people who have been born again by the power of the Holy Spirit, who are filled with and led by the Holy Spirit, have spiritual discernment. The Lord tells us in I Corinthians 12 that discernment is one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. He says the Spirit gives each believer spiritual gifts as He pleases. He knows what we need in order to be able to live an obedient and fruitful life. I don’t understand why people read 1 Corinthians 13 to mean the gifts of the Holy Spirit have been rescinded, for this reason: (Part 1)

  3. Diana q

    This is a wonderful article. I realize that when I had children, and they looked to me for how a christian should behave, I really poured into my bible. I now know the decisions my husband and I have made (asking God for direction) He has been faithful to direct our family. I also do not look back later and question, did we make the right decision? I know we did. There is comfort in that.

  4. Ronald DeMitchell

    Seems lacking discernment is sort of like drivers that end up getting in an accident because they are not paying attention. Either they have a cell phone, or they are doing makeup, or something like that.

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