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by Benjamin Munsell on December 10, 2018
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Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that THEY WERE UNLEARNED AND IGNORANT MEN, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, THAT THEY HAD BEEN WITH JESUS. Acts 4:13. (The Apostle Paul is speaking), THOUGH I might also HAVE CONFIDENCE IN THE FLESH. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I MORE: Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, AN HEBREW OF THE HEBREWS; as touching the law, A PHARISEE; Concerning ZEAL, PERSECUTING the church; touching the righteousness which is IN THE LAW, BLAMELESS. But what THINGS WERE GAIN TO ME, those I COUNTED LOSS for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I COUNT ALL THINGS (of the world), but LOSS FOR the excellency of the knowledge of CHRIST JESUS MY LORD: for whom I have suffered the loss of ALL THINGS, and do count them but DUNG, that I may win Christ, And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: THAT I MAY KNOW HIM, and the power of HIS RESURRECTION, and the fellowship of HIS SUFFERINGS, being made CONFORMABLE UNTO HIS DEATH; Philippians 3:4-10. Peter and John were men of very low social stature. They were just worldly ignorant fishermen WHO HAD BEEN WITH JESUS. Paul, on the other hand, was the most worldly religiously educated man in the world. He was the best of the religious best, AND HE COUNTED IT ALL DUNG WHEN HE SAW CHRIST. Here's my point. As it was back then, it's still the same today, CHRIST GETS BETTER WORKERS FROM THE CEMETERY, THAN HE DOES FROM THE SEMINARY. Remember the Gaderine Demonic, that lost man living in the cemetery? He became one of Christ's Best Workers. Theologically, he was all heart and small brain. The religious "geniuses" are all brain and small heart. Only Christ can teach man about Christ. All man can teach, is man. Be With Christ, and, Be Blessed.
 
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