Divine Detergent

WE should never take on the prejudices, notions, philosophies, or doctrines of others but rather "Let God be true and EVERY man a liar." (Romans 3:4) Oh and that "every" word begins with us - getting rid of all false nothings "with the washing of water by the word" of God (Ephesians 5:26; Colossians 2:8).

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Getting Cleaned Up

—- CONTINUAL WASHINGS …. If you are born again, you have been initially washed by the blood of Jesus Christ and now require continual washings – the washing of blood and Word.  To those regenerated: All of our past sins were remitted (vanquished, removed completely) in the blood of Jesus Christ and as we “walk in the light, as he is in the light” we continue to have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.Here’s the complete verse:

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.” 1 John 1:7

Partaking of the Purity of “the Divine Nature”

2 Peter 1:4-12:

4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises (in the written Word): that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. 5 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;6 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; 7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. 8 For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. 10 Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall: 11 For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. 12 Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in the present truth.

CONQUERING ALL (Romans 8:37):

“Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.” Romans 8:37

“If we Would Judge Ourselves We Should Not be Judged” (1 Corinthians 11:31-32)

When a body builder looks in the mirror, he determines where his weak points are so that he can place priority on them, enhancing them so that they don’t show up on stage – at the big, upcoming event. This is referred to as the PTP (Priority Training Principle). The bodybuilder will “attack” his weak areas in order to eliminate points being taken away at the upcoming big event. Even so, as a disciple of Christ who will one day stand on the stage of God’s Judgment throne, we should seek to eliminate every weak point of our life in Christ, so that we can receive rewards, instead of losing them. Below is a bit of data that might help you in this task, but first, let’s read a text from the Word that details what the focus of the believer should be in order to eliminate weak points:

First, determine your weak points (places where you sin, or have sinful tendencies, etc.). Judge yourself honestly and thoroughly (1 Cor. 11:31-32). Do not make excuses, there will be none to make on that Great Day when His translucent light pierces through the depths of our being to expose all darkness that we refused to expel. See and memorize Proverbs 28:13.

Next, search the Scriptures for every verse and text you can find that apply to your weak point(s).

Now, cross reference each verse to the corresponding verses on this subject. This is called cross referencing, and will build your Bible knowledge and usefulness in the topic you are studying.

Study these verses prayerfully for a week (I’ve had to do it for longer at times). Repent afresh which means to return to the LORD as your “first love.” (Revelation 2:4-5) By faith, die. Be “crucified with Christ.” (Galatians 2:21; Colossians 3:3; Romans 6:3-4) “Pray without ceasing” and ask the LORD to help you with any weakness (1 Thessalonians 5:17). Drown/flood your mind and heart with these specific verses and I believe the LORD is going to give you His grace to overcome.

Prayerfully confess aloud your victory in these areas using the Word (Prov. 18:20-21). For example, you could plug your sinful tendency into Romans 6:14: “The sin of ___________ will have no place in my life or have dominion over me, I am not under the law but under grace.”

Ephesians 5:26 “That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,”

In this exercise you are feeding your spirit/heart with God’s nutrients, so it is strengthened and will therefore become stronger than your sinful nature and take “dominion” (Rom. 6:14). This is part of the meaning of the word “transformed.”

“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.” Romans 12:2

When are we considered “clean” in God’s eyes?

Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.” John 15:3 

The LORD is cleaning up His people/remnant:

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not (not just profess) the gospel of God?” 1 Peter 4:17

Jesus Is Coming.

todd tomasella

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Author of several enlightening and influential books on subjects ranging from false prophets, end times, the original lie of Satan to mankind, evangelism, last day / end times victory, and the daily walk of an authentic disciple. Todd’s books can be found on BarnesandNoble.com, Amazon.com, and on SafeGuardYourSoul.com. His websites include SafeGuardYourSoul.com, GreatCommissionAdventure.com. A former Marine, contracted to NASA, youth pastor, TV show host, Bible College class president, and member of numerous churches throughout the south, by the saving grace of Jesus Christ Todd has and continues to learn to set aside all that involves the philosophies and whims of mere men to follow the King of the kingdom as a simple servant. His sincerity and ability to speak on a variety of topics from a broad and edifying perspective, and with a humble candor, is refreshing. Todd has an obvious understanding that he is nothing without Jesus and yet, by the working of divine grace, his Gospel tracts, articles, Moments with My Master email devotional, and books have taught, encouraged, and inspired thousands. Todd Tomasella is the author of several Christian, non-fiction books, hundreds of articles, devotionals, audios, tracts, videos, Bible school curriculum, and study guides. No matter the format utilized, the divine mandate is simply getting people into God's Word for themselves (Nehemiah 8:8; Habakkuk 2:2; Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 17:11; 2 Timothy 2:15; 3:16-17). Let’s Grow Together! Sign up here to begin receiving the Moments with Our Master email devotional that is sure to help you grow in grace and in the knowledge of our LORD and Savior Jesus Christ (2 Pet. 1:2; 3:18). It’s sent out 1-2 times weekly for the edification and equipping of the body of Christ. Sign Up HERE: info@safeguardyoursoul.com