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Human Totem Poles or Living Epistles Written on The Heart?

Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart. 2Cor3:3

The Work of God and the Work of men are vastly different. For the work of men, it is virtually always an external thing. It is fleshly and centers on the self. The message is often silly, personal, and without any real spiritual or theological content. Such are the human totem poles walking about today making themselves the center of attention. This fad of body tattoos is telling isn’t it?  “All the gods of the heathen are idols”

It appears to be some sort of calling out, and evidence of an inward emptiness. A vanity of which the Scriptures assure is the product of spiritually vacuous minds fixated upon the idols and images of darkness “ Surely every man walketh in a vain shew:”   Ps39:6 /  Thus saith the LORD, What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain? Jer 2:5       

This is what happened to the professed people of God amongIsrael. They lost sight of the glory of God in Christ. And found themselves being made in the image of dumb idols. What a life of vanity!   HUMAN TOTEM POLES.   

Carved and painted vertical log, constructed by many peoples. The poles display mythological images, usually animal spirits, whose significance is their association with the lineage. Each figure represents a type of family crest. Some poles relate a family legend in the form of pictographs. Poles are erected to identify the owner of a house or other property, welcome visitors, indicate a portal or passageway, mark a gravesite, and even to ridicule an important person who failed in some way.

THE WORK OF GOD, that is something else altogether. It is an inward work. It is a work of God about God. It is a heavenly message with Christ the glorious Son of God at the center. This Work is seen in the Character not on the biceps, thighs or other anatomical locations. It is understood in the MESSAGE of the gospel, we SPEAK.

It is the Consequence and Function of the Grace of God in the Soul!

The Work of God or the Work of men. Which message are you sending?     



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