“Super Saints”

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There are people in the body of Christ who are very serious about developing the character of Christ and who live consecrated lives.  These individuals have conquered much of the sin issues in their lives and have an anointing that they carry because of their obedience to the Father.  Favor follows them and they seem to change the atmosphere everywhere they go.  These kinds of people are rare and unfortunately subject to criticisms from fellow believers in Christ.  They are usually accused of trying to be superior to others, all because they value holiness and have a sincere reverence of the lord.  These individuals live differently than almost everyone around them and people are sometimes naturally convicted of their sin when they interact with them.  These individuals exhibit the love of Christ and go out of their way to respect others but again, people respond to these individuals out of…

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2 comments on ““Super Saints”

  1. Scarlett says:

    Has this ever happened to you? If it hasn’t, if you follow on to know the Lord in a greater measure, if’s not a matter of if but when…it WILL happen. This was a portion of the description of the first individual in this post. Even this man was criticized and falsely accused.

    “These kinds of people are rare and unfortunately subject to criticisms from fellow believers in Christ. They are usually accused of trying to be superior to others, all because they value holiness and have a sincere reverence of the lord. These individuals live differently than almost everyone around them and people are sometimes naturally convicted of their sin when they interact with them. These individuals exhibit the love of Christ and go out of their way to respect others but again, people respond to these individuals out of their hurt and brokenness. These individuals are wrongly accused of elevating themselves above others.”

    I’m no “Super Saint”, but this type of thing has happened to me. This seems to be a common practice of immature saints. If we have been guilty of this sin against another saint, we need to repent, and return to prayer and the love of Jesus.

  2. Scarlett says:

    This article by George Davis is a fitting follow up to this blog post, and a reminder that we ALL must deal with the carnal, self loving, self exalting, “I” condition, our “I-con”, which is self. Self, or the carnal nature, (flesh) will self destruct if allowed to prevail and dominate our spirits.

    http://awildernessvoice.com/Center-Lost.html

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