Truth Absorbtion

April 2, 2015 at 12:33 am (Remodeling the Mind, Thoughts to Ponder, WSGD Newes) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )


Ever wonder where in the world just plain common sense went?

I’m tempted too often to think we ran it off the planet and it’s in exile somewhere in the cosmos. I’m not being sarcastic, truly, it really seems to be in extinction. So, what do I do when thoughts like this hit me? Obviously these are not thoughts of good, purity and peace loving…or are they? I go to the One who can give me His thoughts and enable my mind to adapt to them. So I went:

“Abba, am I nuts? Is it as bad as it seems to me, this concept that basic common sense has banished itself from the face of this earth?”

FYI: I asked this question some time ago, His response was immediate but not all condensed as you are about to get it now.

Here are some questions that He asked me in His response.

Do you think truth can be absorbed without Me?”

“Do you think truth can be applied without Me?”

“What is,’common sense’ in your opinion?”

The last one was first. (I’m terrible a chronology, but I’m getting it; God orders things differently than we do) Honestly this one stumped me, here I am asking a question about something that I can’t really define well. I mean common sense is…well…common sense. You know, don’t blow your hair dry in the bath tub, don’t put your fingers on the positive and negative parts of the car battery while it’s running, don’t drive around in the snow on a “doughney” (spare donut tire) – ok, that last one might be a little elusive but you get my point. Once He got me past my ever expanding “knowledge” I thought I had about what common sense was, He began to break it down.

“Hmmm, well all that’s very sensible I suppose to you Child, but what if I want a person to drive around in the snow on a ‘doughney’, or I want a person to be moved by electricity in such ways as you just described?”

Uhhhhhh…oh. Well, yeah there is that. (My “duh face” was prolific) God’s way with me is pointless to argue with. It always makes me sit still. My list of “definitions” got tossed over my shoulder.

Do you think truth can be applied without Me?”

Hmmmm…this one was tougher. I mean it almost seems as if it can, sometimes. Thank you Spurgeon for your definition of discernment – the difference between right and almost right. Honestly after months of conversation, questions, answers, duh-faces and pondering; there is nothing but a whopping N-O. No. Is the answer to this question. The Truth is Yeshua (Jesus). He can not be applied without Himself. I think it’s our tendency to disconnect principles of application for Truth from the Truth Himself. It’s impossible, though. I’ve been convinced. No matter where or in what way a truth needs application only God can set it into motion. Open eyes to see it, ears to hear it and give a heart/mind/will to apply it. It matters not one iota if His Name is involved persay, not as in His character, which is what He means when we ask for anything in His Name it will be given. That’s His character, in other words, if we ask for anything that fits within the character of God, will of God, it will be given. But what I mean by His name need not be recognized for Truth to be applied is simply that the mind operating to apply a truth need not give Him the credit for it. He has proven this time and again.

“Do you think truth can be absorbed without Me?”

Not shocking, this one took the longest time for Him to show me. It does seem rather simple, right? If the principles of truth can be applied without acknowledging Him, them “common sense” would suggest it can be absorbed without acknowledging Him too, right? Months of duh-faces and total abandon to a sense of stupidity later. I’ll give you the short answer first. No.
Absorbtion is a ‘horse of a different color’. Absorbtion is nutritional, it only gets done when every thing is functioning as God designed it. If any part of the inner person is out of sync with Him, absorbtion is unachievable. In other words, it gets wasted. Or becomes twisted.

Our bodies are all the evidence one needs to see the truth of this. If the stomach, liver, intestines, or colon are unable to recognize a substance as needful/useful in a healthful way to the original design of the body; it either gets kicked out, or twisted into some substance that the body recognizes as almost a needful thing and sent through the entire system causing chaos. This happens all the time.
God designed the body (all physical things) to reflect His truth. His design. His way(s). Anything else is definitively not Him. Or Truth, as He is called.

So hence, much of my own life I was able to see, hear and apply Truth in various ways. Yet, also many many of those times, I didn’t absorb it. Some part of me was out of sync with Him, and because of it the Spirit withheld the essence of Him. This is why I can’t say I trust God to provide all my needs and then think it’s “normal human behavior” to doubt it within the frame of controlling attitudes or panicking. The controlling attitudes and panicking is the chaos reeking havoc to the whole system as a result of my not bending my will into the trust that He gave me the Spirit to choose instead of fear. The problem was lack of true absorbtion of truth, not the lack of seeing, hearing and applying.
Let’s read the scripture that refers to this.

Isaiah 6:9-10

He said, “Go and tell this people: ‘Yes, you hear, but you don’t understand. You certainly see, but you don’t get the point!’ Make the heart of this people (sluggish with fat), stop up their ears, shut their eyes. Otherwise, seeing with their eyes, and hearing with their ears, then understanding with their hearts, they might repent and be healed!

Wow! See the physical intonations? Now, see the purpose of it all? Absorbtion is unity, a becoming one with. Truth takes over, Truth’s way. No other way. Just His. Absorbtion protects, heals, and maintains everything operating with the design that anything was originally intended to be. Just like a physical body, so are we in spirit. Our physical hearts get sluggish with fat and we have heart attacks. Our spiritual hearts get sluggish with fat and have them too. All due to lack of absorbtion. Which still let’s eyes continue to “see” truth, ears “hear” truth but the heart breaks down in understanding causing chaos and repentence does not enter and healing is evaded. The physical body cannot turn around and repent and heal on its own. It takes the mind to change its application, it’s function, methods, or it will fail. This is why Saul said “be transformed by the renewing of your mind”. Renewing in this passage is not referring to being rebooted in the same ways as before. It means, being replaced with the right (truth) way of thinking which leads to a right way of action (repentence). God’s way. The Originator of you. The Designer of you. The Maker of all your parts, and all the parts that effect you, surround you, impact you, move you, stop you – everything. His will may yet require you to run around in the snow on a “doughney” or get zapped by a jolt of electricity. It’s all about getting all the systems focusing on the truth for maximum absorbtion!

So, has common sense left the earth? Yes, and no. It does not belong to us. It resides in Heaven. It’s called wisdom, a gift we are given but often don’t receive. Yet, Wisdom is always in control and has the final say. Even if we don’t see it, this is truth! God alone teaches and gives us wisdom. It’s Truth Absorbed! Few are they that find it here on earth, but everything and everyone in heaven is full of it! And didn’t Yeshua say, “Behold, the Kingdom of heaven is at hand!” Right here, on earth where He was teaching on that very tiny spot of earth? Common sense is the hound of heaven, it will not stop. Truth Absorbed, is common sense. If our lives don’t reflect it, then we haven’t absorbed it.


♡ Grace and Shalom in Yeshua the Messiah ♡

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