How do you know when spiritual restoration is actually taking place with the one caught in his sin? In Galatians 6:6-10, Paul calls the one being restored to share his spiritually good things with those who teach him the word and to share his spiritually good works with everyone, especially the church, so that we, together, will enjoy reaping earthly restoration and eternal reward.
The Creation, Progression, and Destruction of Evolution
In Hebrews 5:11-14, the author reveals four marks that separate the spiritual child from the spiritual adult so that we may all grow into maturity, discerning good from evil and effectively teaching God's word to others.
Growing in discernment often requires a massive change in spiritual diet as well as going through a spiritual detox. The result? The joyous ability to discern good from evil and effectively teach God's word to others.
In Isaiah 44:22, the Lord says, "I have blotted out your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist; return to me, for I have redeemed you." If Christ has purchased you with His blood, taking on your sin, your shame, and your punishment, He has granted you His righteousness, and enabled you to follow Him faithfully.
The Lord Restores the Redeemed who Return to Him, Pt 1
God designs trials to produce joy-filled holiness and eternal blessing when you depend on God’s wisdom through His word, so that you might not be self-deceived about your devotion to Him in your thinking, doing, and speaking.