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SNT 1034 The Cleansed Conscience

SNT 1034 The Cleansed Conscience

The Cleansed Conscience

Teaches the need for people to know that Jesus Christ was the high priest so they can have a cleansed conscience toward God and man.

[September 7, 1980]
SNT – 1034

Topic: renewed mind, 1980,draft,logospedia,lp
Format: audio
Publication Date: 09-07-1980

 Victor Paul Wierwille was a Bible scholar and teacher for over four decades.

By means of Dr. Wierwille's dynamic teaching of the accuracy and integrity of God's Word, foundational class and advanced class graduates of Power for Abundant Living have learned that the one great requirement for every student of the Bible is to rightly divide the Word of Truth. Thus, his presentation of the Word of God was designed for students who desire the in-depth-accuracy of God’s Word.

In his many years of research, Dr. Wierwille studied with such men as Karl Barth, E. Stanley Jones, Glenn Clark, Bishop K.C. Pillai, and George M. Lamsa. His formal training included Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Theology degrees from Mission House (Lakeland) College and Seminary. He studied at the University of Chicago and at Princeton Theological Seminary from which he received a Master of Theology degree in Practical Theology. Later he completed his work for the Doctor of Theology degree.

Dr. Wierwille taught the first class on Power for Abundant Living in 1953.

Books by Dr. Wierwille include: Are the Dead Alive Now? published in 1971; Receiving the Holy Spirit Today published in 1972; five volumes of Studies in Abundant Living— The Bible Tells Me So (1971), The New, Dynamic Church (1971), The Word's Way (1971), God's Magnified Word (1977), Order My Steps in Thy Word (1985); Jesus Christ Is Not God (1975); Jesus Christ Our Passover (1980); and Jesus Christ Our Promised Seed (1982).

Dr. Wierwille researched God's Word, taught, wrote, and traveled worldwide, holding forth the accuracy of God's "wonderful, matchless" Word.

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By the Way article

Rom 2:14, 15; Tit 1:15, 16; (1Co 13:5); Rom 8:1

Heb 9:1-10; (Luk 1:6; Rom 1:32; 2:26; 5:16, 18; 8:4; Rev 15:4; 19:8; Col 2:10)

Heb 9:11-14, 28; 10:1, 2, 18-22

Mat 27:50, 51; (Heb 10:19, 20); Heb 10:23-25; Act 24:14, 16; (Act 24:15)


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Tonight, I want to teach on the cleansed conscience. This is the old Worship and Service Hymnal that we used in Van Wert in my church. And of course we have about 75 copies, or maybe 100, here at International but never quite enough to go around.

If we’d have had them tonight, there’s a song in here I’d had had you to sing. This song that he just sang, ‘Great Things God Has Taught Us’ is truly wonderful, but this is the song that I would have had the whole congregation to sing. I'm going to read you the words.

I stand amazed in the presence
Of Jesus the Nazarene,
And wonder how He could love me,
A sinner condemned, unclean.

For me it was in the garden,
He prayed: “Not my will, but Thine.”
He had no tears for His own griefs,
But sweat-drops of blood for mine.

He took my sins and my sorrows,
He made them His very own;
He bore the burden to Calv’ry,
And suffered, and died alone.

When with the ransomed in glory
His face I at last shall see,
‘Twill be my joy through the ages
To sing of His love for me.

Refrain:
How marvelous! How wonderful!
And my song shall ever be:
How marvelous! How wonderful!
Is my Savior’s love for me!

And that in the light of the cleansed conscience.

Very few people know what conscience is. They know they have one. It's like feet. But they have really never… They've heard the word used almost all their life, but they really don't know what it is. I have yet to find a psychologist or a psychiatrist who knows what a conscience is. They've all got one, but nobody has ever really ferreted out to what it really is.

And, people, it's just so simple. That's why they've missed it. Conscience is nothing but your habit pattern. That's all. It's all it is. When you were born, you started getting teaching. You were taught. And you believed what you were taught, you acted upon that belief, and that developed your conscience.

Now, if you were taught a certain thing and then you acted contrary to that which was taught, then your conscience started to condemn you.

So conscience, people, in its all of its truth and its least common denominator, is nothing but a habit pattern.

In Romans chapter 2, is where I’d like to begin with tonight. Romans chapter 2, verse 14.

Romans 2:14:
For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature [naturally] the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law [what] unto themselves:

Boy, that's real simple. Real simple. Maybe we ought to read 15, then I'll explain it to you.

Romans 2:15:
Which [who showed] shew the work of the law written in their hearts, [inner man, their hearts inside of them] their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean [the conduct]  while accusing or else excusing one another;)

For instance, people steal. Their conscience may not bother them, but if you would steal from them they would know it was what? Stealing. That's right. That's what verse 15 says – 14 rather. That,

Romans 2:14:
… by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:

Have no law due by nature. If something is yours, honey, and you know it's yours, and somebody steals it from you, you know, it's what? Stealing. Now, suppose you do that to somebody else. You may not think it's stealing but that other person will know it's what? Stealing. Therefore, you know it too because if they stole it from you it'd be what? Stealing? If you steal from someone, you know it.

That's why every individual within himself knows basically because he has certain things that belong to him. Like, this coat is mine tonight. If you stole it from me, I'd know it was stealing because it's mine. That's why there are people who steal from others, in their own conscience they may not know it stealing but the individual they're stealing from knows it. And if you would turn around and steal something from them, they would know it. That's why it's a habit pattern. And when you work this thing, it's going to be real interesting. And we're going to work it tonight

In Titus chapter 1, I was so excited about it this morning at 10:30 I couldn't wait, so I taught them a little. In Titus… Timothy, Titus. Chapter one in verse 15.

Titus 1:15:
Unto the pure all things are [what?] pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.

The word mind is understanding in the text. Unto the pure all things are what? {Pure.} Because they have purified their minds. They have taught... They have thought pure, honest, loving thoughts. Like in 1 Corinthians 13, it says that the love of God in the renewed mind thinketh now what? {Evil.}

1 Corinthians 13:5:
… thinketh no evil;

Man, what a concept. How many of us have gotten to the place in our life that we no longer think evil? So far the only one I've met is Jesus Christ.

But the love of God in the perfection of the renewed mind does not think evil. I've not comprehended, but I pretty well apprehended. For there are whole days and periods of time go by, I think no evil of anyone or of any situation. Just think no evil. That's a pure. Those under the pure. Those who love God and purify their minds. Unto them all things are what? {Pure.}

You begin to see only the good in people, the potential in people. You see the great latent opportunities available to them. Under the pure, all things are pure. And, people, it's just as easy, honestly, to think good of people as it is evil. Do you know that? But because of our training, our habit pattern, we have been taught always to look for evil and wrong in people.

Unto the pure, all things are what? Pure. But in contrast, unto them that are defiled, who have not purified their minds, who have a different mental pattern. You understand? A different habit pattern in their mind. Their unbelieving. Nothing is what? {Pure.}Why? Because even their understanding and their conscience is what? Defiled. Every man has a conscience. Then a man could have a pure conscience and have what kind of a conscience? A defiled one. See?

And the reason is given in verse 16.

Titus 1:16:
They profess that they know God; but [by works – in words is the word ‘by’ in the text] in works they deny [God] him, being [evil, ‘abominable’ is the word evil] abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate [is the word ‘worthless’ in the text].

They profess they know God. Are they religious? Definitely. They profess it. But the Bible says their work deny it, because they're worthless and they're disobedient. Unto every good work they're worthless. They're evil.

The cleansed conscience, class, is the renewed mind according to the Word of God, which is the key to power. And it's the key to walking in life with a pure mind, a beautiful conscience. And that conscience is so cleansed by the Lord Jesus Christ, people, that there is even no consciousness of sin left in your life. What you did five years ago or 20 years ago, He washes completely. There is no consciousness left of sin.

How far we as Christians have lived below par. Because many people still have a consciousness of sin, and they live in condemnation even after they're born again of God's spirit. When Romans 8:1 declares so emphatically,

Romans 8:1:
There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus,…

In Hebrews chapter 9. Timothy, Philemon, Hebrews, Chapter 9.

The children of Israel were instructed by God to build a tabernacle. And then, of course, later on under what was it? Solomon, wasn’t it, they built the temple. Yeah, Solomon? The temple.

Now, this record here in Hebrews 9 talks about this, the very… The first covenant. The word covenant is at italics. Means they added it, but it is properly [supplied 00:12:23]. The word covenant means will. When a man like makes his last will and testament, the word covenant is the word will. It's also the word testament. We have here and old and New what? Testament. An Old and New Covenant. And old and new will. When a man makes his last will and testament, it's a covenant that he makes.

Now, the first will, the Covenant had also ordinances. See that word ordinances? It appears in verse 10 again.

Hebrews 9:1:
Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.

Tonight I want to give you something. I want you, if you have a pen and a paper you may want to write it down. Because this word, ordinances, is translated a number of different ways, and you need this information. And if I were you, I'd put this word in my Bible like I've done in mine. So every time I read it I don't have to check it. I know what it is. Wrote it in here someplace. I'll find it. Don't get excited.

The word ordinance here in chapter 9 is the Greek word dikaioma. D-I-K-A-I-O-M-A. Dikaioma. That’s, D-I-K-A-I-O-M-A. That's a long ‘O’. That word means, requirements of the law. That's literally what that word means: Requirements of the law.

This word is used at the following places in the New Testament, and I'm going to give you all of them tonight. And how this word dikaioma is translated.

Luke 1:6; ordinances.

Romans 1:32; judgment.

Romans 2:26; righteousness.

Romans 5:16; justification.

Romans 5:18; righteousness.

Romans 8:4; righteousness.

Hebrews 9:1, that we just read; ordinances.

Hebrews 9:10; ordinances.

Revelation 15:4; judgments.

Revelation 19:8; righteousness.

It’s used one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, ten times in the New Testament. This word, dikaioma, meaning requirements of the law.

Now go back to Hebrews 9:1.

Hebrews 9:1:
… had also [requirements of the law] ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.

The worldly sanctuary is the tabernacle, the temple

Hebrews 9:2-5:
For [verse 2] there was a tabernacle made; the first, wherein was the candlestick, and the table, and the shewbread; which is called the sanctuary.
And after [that] the second veil, [of the temple or] the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of [what?] all;
Which had [verse 4] the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant;
And over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercyseat; of which we cannot now speak [in detail] particularly.

They had an entranceway, what I call a vestibule. A vestibule to the sanctuary. Then there was a curtain. A curtain across it. Like this, a curtain all the way across it. And when the priest would come in, he would come in through this curtain into this part, which was called the sanctuary. This part was called the sanctuary.

Then there was a second curtain, like where those modern fold doors are there. There was a second curtain there. And behind that second curtain, they had those things are mentioned in verse 4, and part behind the second curtain was called the holies of holies, or the holiest of all. This part in here, class, was called what? The sanctuary. That part back there was called the holy of holies.

Only the high priest. Only the high priest, and that once a year on the Day of Atonement, was allowed into the holy of holies. The rest of the service of the priest would take place in the sanctuary. But only the high priest could go into the holy of holies once a year, and that on the Day of Atonement.

Hebrews 9:6-9:
Now [verse 6] when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first [what?] tabernacle, [which is called the sanctuary[ accomplishing the service of God. [or first the services for God.]
But [verse 7] into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered [what?] for [first of all] himself, and [secondly] for the [sins, the word errors is the word sins] errors of the people:
[verse 8] The Holy [the spirit] Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, [was not yet declared, shown forth] while as the first tabernacle was yet standing:
[verse 9] Which was a figure for the [present time]…

You’ve got in King James which was ‘a figure for the time then present,’ very colloquial. The accuracy will make more sense to you if you read it, and that is the truth, ‘which was a figure for the present time.’ Because Christ had not yet come, people.

Hebrews 9:9:
… in which were offered both gifts and [what?] sacrifices,…

I’m in verse 9, reading what the Word says just as plain as day.

Hebrews 9:9:
that could not make him that did the service perfect,…

That could not make him who did the serving of God what? Perfect. The high priest was the only one who was allowed into the holy of holies, and yet all that he did by bringing the blood in and everything else, it still could not make that high priest what? Perfect. Perfect. And the word perfect is the word complete.

Remind you, Colossians 2, remember verse 10 is that,

Colossians 2:10:
And [we] ye are [what? Completely, completely] complete in him, [in Christ Jesus]…

But the high priest, going through all of that, could not even be perfect. He could not be completely, completely complete. As pertaining to what? The conscience. For that had not yet been made available which could cleanse the conscience to purify it, so there would just no longer be any sense of guilt or shame or fear or frustration or condemnation or anything. He had not yet come.

So, with everything that high priest did, and that which all the rest of the priests did between the first veil and the second veil, it still could not make the people perfect, nor the people serving could not be perfect.

Verse 10.

Hebrews 9:10:
[These things] …stood only in [what?] meats and drinks, and divers washings, [which is various types of cleansing] and carnal ordinances, [requirements of the law. Carnal. Carnal is fleshly ordinances] imposed on them until the time of [what?] reformation.

Boy, isn't that plain? All of these things were to carry on until some certain time. And that time here is called the reformation. It's not what Martin Luther started – long before Martin, Jesus Christ.

Verse 11.

Hebrews 9:11-12:
But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, [which is his own body] not made with hands, that is to say, not of [his what? Own] this building;
Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood…

By the giving of his life. People, Jesus Christ laid down his life, nobody took it from him. It wasn't the nails driven through its hands or through his feet that killed him, because he had 72,000 legions of angels, or 72,000 angels at his command. Jesus Christ died upon that cross. He gave his blood because he so loved. God so loved He gave his only begotten son. Jesus Christ so loved that he gave his life.

They didn't take it from him. Not by the blood of goats, calves, but his own what? Blood. His own life. He entered into what? Once. He entered in once, into the holy of holies. The holy place. He entered in how many times? Once, once, once. How many times did the high priest enter? Once every year. That's right.

Jesus Christ entered in, what? Once? Having obtained, forever, throughout all time, redemption, completeness for us. Boy, what a word. Glory.

He entered in how many times? {Once.} That's what it says, that's what it means.

Then please tell me, how can you still have an altar in a church today? If he entered in just once, that's the end of the altar. Right. If the Word of God is right. And, ladies and gentlemen, if this is wrong we have no eternal life and we have no savior.

And yet most of the… so many of the churches today, the buildings even themselves, still have an altar. People come to the altar. Then they always have three steps up; God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost to get you there. People, they’re wrong on every count if the Word is right. Either Jesus Christ entered in once and for all, or he didn't. He did it once and for all, people, or he's a liar, and God’s Word is a liar.

We in The Way ministry believe what the Word says. We believe he entered in one once and for all. That there is no more sacrifice for sin, no more atonement. We don't have to burn candles or come to an altar because he burned his candle at both ends for us, or something. No more candles to burn, no more life to give, because he gave his life, for he was God's only begotten Son. People, won't we ever believe God’s Word again? Oh, lordy.

Look at verse 13, bless your heart. You're wonderful.

Hebrews 9:13-14:
For [for] if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh:
How much more [what? How much what? More. More. More. More] shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit [God] offered himself [Jesus Christ offered himself] without spot to God,…

The Passover lamb had to be without spot, blemish. Remember? Jesus Christ was the Passover lamb without spot and without blemish. He always did the will of the Father. “I and my Father are one.” He never crossed him. He always carried out the will of the Father. Even to his death, sir, he was still doing the will of God. Without spot.

Boy.

Hebrews 9:14:
… purge [the word purge is the word cleanse perfectly] your conscience [cleanse what? Your conscience. Your conscience] from dead works to serve [whom?] the living God? [not the dead one. To serve the living God.

Cleansed conscience. How do you do it? Very simple. He who knew no sin became sin so we might become, what? The righteousness of God in him. He took upon himself our sicknesses and our sins, that by his stripes we might be, what? {Healed.}

People, he became our complete savior. He died so that we might live a life that's more than abundant, and be more than conquerors in him. People.

Even having the conscience cleansed, purged – cleansed from dead works, dead works to serve the living, what? {God.} And the way you get your conscience cleansed is by believing up here in your head, in your mind, what God by His Spirit in Christ wrought within you when you were born again of God's Spirit. The Christ in you, the hope of glory and all the principles of Jesus Christ transferred to your mind gives you a pure conscience; where you think no evil – pure things only.

That's the cleansed conscience. A conscience that no longer needs to live in condemnation, in fear or frustration. For there is no condemnation to them that are where? {In Christ Jesus.} Because Jesus Christ made available the cleansed, the purified, purged conscience. And that is by the renewing of your mind according to the integrity and accuracy of the revealed Word.

Oh, my. Look at verse 28. It’s really something.

Hebrews 9:28:
So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of [what?] many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time [he’s coming back] without sin unto salvation. [unto wholeness.]

That, at the return of Christ, every one that changed and those that rise shall be made completely, completely whole. He was offered how many times? {Once.} And yet in our alters he's offered daily. Something wrong. Either God’s Words, sir, or people's actions. And ladies and gentlemen, it isn’t God and His Word, it’s people.

In chapter 10 of Hebrews here, look at verse 2. Well, look, start with…

Hebrews 10:1-2:
For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very [the exact reality] image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto [what?] perfect.
For then would they not have ceased to be offered? because that the worshippers once purged should have had no more conscience of [what?] sins.

But you see, they could not get that no more consciousness of sins by the blood of bulls and goats. It took the only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, the perfect man, walking as the wonderful Son of God, to be able to pay the price that you and I could live with a cleansed conscience and no condemnation.

Boy, what a revelation. What a ministry. How great and wonderful Christianity really is.

Look at verse 22 of this 10th chapter. We have… Well, boy oh boy, I’d love to read you the whole book. How about verse 19? Well, 18.

Hebrews 10:18-19:
there is no [longer any] more offering for [what?] sin.
Having therefore, brethren, boldness [boldness. You got it, baby. Boldness] to enter into the holiest [of what? Holies] by the blood of [what?] Jesus, [Christ.]

Right. Holy of holies. You have boldness, boldness, boldness. Man oh man. Lost my place. Verse 19.

Hebrew 10:19-22:
… boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of [whom?] Jesus,
By a new and living [what?] way, which he hath [prepared] consecrated [he prepared] for us, through the veil,[through the veil] that is to say, his flesh; [by his blood]
And having an high priest over the house of God;
Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of [believing] faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience,…

Having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience because we have put on the mind of Christ, our habit pattern is the pattern of the Word. And our bodies washed with, what? Pure water? My oh my.

Matthew please. Keep your finger in Hebrews, I’m coming back.

Twenty-seven. Matthew 27. Isn't it a wonderful joy to study the Word and see the greatness of that Word? Matthew 27, verse 50.

Jesus… You all have it? Matthew 27:50.

Matthew 27:50:
Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. [Gave up his life, yield up the spirit.]

Now look at verse 51.

Matthew 27:51:
And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to [what?] the bottom;…

When Jesus Christ died, class, at that moment, when Jesus Christ cried with that loud voice, it is, what, finished, he gave his life. He gave his life. And at that moment, behold, behold the veil in the temple was rent in what? {Twain.}

Was it this veil? No. The veil that separated the holy of holies from the holy place. The veil in the temple at the time of his death was rent from top to bottom. Whenever men rend anything, they rend it from the bottom up. God rent the veil of the temple from the top to the bottom, meaning that every individual being in the sanctuary has equal rights into the holy of holies, right up to God's throne.

Oh, people, what a Word. What a Word. And how far we've lived below par because people talk us out of the truth of the Word.

It said in Hebrews 10,

Hebrews 10:19:
Having therefore, brethren, [what?] boldness…

Boldness, boldness, to enter into that holy of holies. You'll never feel like entering into it, it doesn't say feeling, it just said going boldly. Hasn't got a blessed thing to do with your feelings, for none of us ever feel good enough to even get saved. That's right.

We never feel worthy of the ministry of the life we have, the blessings of God upon our lives. You know that. We… I don't feel worthy. That's right.

So you don't go by your feelings, you go by the Word. Feelings come and go, but the Word of God liveth and abideth forever. And we are what's the Word of God says we are, we have what the Word of God says we have, and we’ll be what's the Word of God says we’ll be. And He tore the veil. God tore the veil separating the holy of holies from the holy place, so that we could walk with a cleansed conscience right into that holy of holies, and with boldness coming to our Heavenly Father.

What are Word. If you have a loving, real loving earthly father, and you love him and he loves you, can you come with a little boldness to him and say, Daddy, I've got a need? Does he kick you in the teeth, hit you over the… No. He comes in and he says, “Son, everything I have is yours.” They call it The Prodigal Son. Read it again some time. He complained about his brother getting all this stuff and the father said, well, I don't know what you complain about, everything here at home was all yours.

It's all ours. All ours by a new and loving way. Boy, having our conscience sprinkled with the blood of Jesus Christ and the purity of his divine perfection.

Verse 23.

Hebrews 10:23:
Let us hold fast [don’t let anybody talk you out of it. You hold fast] the profession of our faith…

The word faith is the word hope in every text.

Hebrews 10:23:
… hold fast the profession of our faith…

Of hope. Hope what? The return of Christ. We have a cleansed conscience now in him, but we have the hope of the return when we will be an in all perfection as he is, for we shall see him as he is. Isn’t that wonderful? Boy.

Without what? Wavering. Without wavering. Without wavering. Just stay put. You know that you know that you know that you know. That’s settles it. That you know that you know. Without wavering. You can doubt anything in the world, but never doubt God’s Word. Without wavering.

I think it's [inaudible 00:40:51] who says, “Small minds discuss people. The average mind discuss events.” The third category I reworked to say, “Great minds discuss the Word.” That's right.

Small minds are always criticizing, finding fault with people. The average mind will talk about events. But great minds, y’all have to talk about the Word and what God wrought in Christ Jesus.

It says in verse 23,

Hebrews 10:23-24:
… (for he is faithful [who] that promised;) [He is faithful.]
And let us consider one another [and] to provoke [that means encourage, push on] unto love and to good works:

Good works. That’s renewed mind. Cleansed conscience. Putting on the mind of Christ.

Hebrews 10:25:
Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting [encouraging toward a worthy endeavor] one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

What day? The right turn of what? {inaudible 00:42:08.} That's hope, people. That’s the hope!

Well, bless your heart. One more verse of scripture and you can go home.

Acts 24. Oh, this stuff is just so dynamic, people. Acts 24. This is the record of the apostle Paul. He says in verse 14 of 24,

Acts 24:14:
But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call [what?] heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers,…

Quite a record. And in verse 16 he states… It talks in 15 about the hope, the resurrection – 16,

Acts 24:16:
And herein do I exercise myself, [the word exercise is practice] to have always a conscience [free] void of offence [free of stumbling. Offence is stumbling. Having a conscience free of stumbling] toward God, and [what?] toward men.

He practices. He practiced. How do you ever get to be a great athlete? Practice? How do you get to be a great athlete of God, or a great athlete of the spirit? By what? Practicing what? The presence of God. By practicing the Word. Putting on the mind of Christ.

To have a conscience free. A conscience free of stumbling. Free of stumbling toward whom? God. Because the conscience is a habit pattern, and the habit pattern is formed by what you send to your mind, what you put on in your mind. And having that conscience void of stumbling toward God, you will also have the purity of mind toward other men. That's the verse.

That's a cleansed conscience that belongs to every born again believer. That you no longer are full of fear or worry or anxiety or frustration. You no longer live in condemnation. It's a cleansed conscience with what Jesus Christ wrought. And the only way you can ever really live with yourself is to live with God and His Word, because that's the only way you'll have a cleansed conscience. Otherwise, you'll always live in condemnation and far below par.

And God did not make His people to live below par. He made them to be super conquerors, more than what? People, that's the Word on the cleansed conscience.

Father, I thank you. Oh, Lord, I'm just so grateful for you allowing me to teach the greatness of your Word to the people who have the great heart to love you and to love that word. Thank you for our ministry around the world tonight, and all of our beautiful leaves on that wonderful tree of life. And Father, may the greatness of your Word have regnancy and live in my lifetime to bless your people around the world. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

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