The Purpose of TPMFAITH REFINEMENT
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Key Concepts The Scriptures are not telling us to exalt and rejoice in spite of our bad feelings, but rather that joy and exaltation are the expected emotional response to difficulty when we know the truth in our hearts. Jesus' emotional response to his...
There are three elements that make up the purpose of TPM.
God has invited us to participate with Him in the work that he is doing.
God is at work in the life of every believer bringing about eternal transformation.
Understanding faith is a foundation stone in TPM
Heart belief supersedes intellectual belief.
Faith is believing whatever we may believe with the heart. So not all faith is pure.
Most people receive an illumination of truth during a ministry session.
Walking in a pure faith requires God’s purification
The very fact that the Bible tells us that our faith needs to be refined means there is something less than pure in our faith.
Jesus death did not bring value to us, His death reveals our value with God.
Continuing study of faith as it relates to TPM
Having our minds renewed with truth is not the same as spiritual maturity.
As God is refining our faith we are called to submit.
Not All faith is pure The very fact that God needs to refine our faith suggests it is not totally pure. We would never try to purify gold that was already free of impurities. Doing so would be purposeless, as there would be no benefit from doing so. Therefore, since...
We Trust and Obey Because We Believe When I was a child we used to sing the old hymn "Trust and Obey." The words declared, "Trust and obey for there is no other way to be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey." As much as I still love that old song, the words are...
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