God created the stars for great light, and the new man for a great new life

John Farley
April 25, 2010

God created the stars for great light, and the new man for a great new life


The first type of repentance is a synonym for faith in connection with salvation. A change in mental attitude about the person and work of Christ equals repentance in connection with salvation.

The second type of repentance is rebound, changing our thinking to agree with God’s verdict concerning our sins. We embrace the experiential forgiveness God freely provides.

Point 7. The third type of repentance in the Church age believer’s life is the turning away from human viewpoint (lies, evil) and turning toward divine viewpoint (grace and truth), resulting in living a new life of fellowship with the Trinity.

What do you think of the truth?

Salvation repentance is an open door that leads to the way.

Rebound repentance is an open door that leads to the truth.

Maturity repentance is an open door that leads to the life.

The Truth leads to the Christian lifestyle.

This is why TLJC said in JOH 14:6 "I am the way [entrance], and the truth [doctrine], and the life;

Zoe refers to the super-grace life which is the objective of all doctrine.

The zoe life is God’s fantastic grace provision which is far beyond your desires and even even your most fervent prayers.

JOH 10:10
"The thief comes only to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they might have [zoe] life, and might have {it} abundantly.

Col 3:3
For you have died and your life [that is the zoe-life] has been hidden together with the Christ by means of the God.

The filling of the Holy Spirit,
Metabolized Bible doctrine circulating in the soul,
The ten problem solving devices,
The execution of the PPOG.


We were designed to perceive, understand, and apply Bible doctrine, and to learn the problem-solving devices in the privacy of our priesthood.

The zoe life doesn’t escape from reality; rather, it is fantastic, indescribable reality.

1Co 2:9
"However, as it stands written, `no eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him.’"

Isa 55:8
"`My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are My ways your ways,’ says the Lord."

Isa 55:9 “ ‘For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts higher than your thoughts.’

You cannot even begin to think, imagine, or dream of the fantastic things that God has provided for you in the zoe life.

1. In the life beyond gnosis, the Church glorifies God through the attainment of spiritual maturity.

2. In the zoe life, the church glorifies God through receiving their escrow blessings for time and in the eternal state.

a. Greatness or success.

b. Commendation from people.

c. Money and security.

d. Social life and romance.

e. The possession of materialistic things which are coveted for pleasure or which are desired as a status symbol.

f. Achievement in some field in which they are interested.

g. Possessing beauty, strength, attractiveness, and-or health.

h. And where applicable, being married to the ideal person.

But God has provided for the mature believer a zoe-life, beyond imagination, and beyond our greatest solicitation to self-interest.

1. First of all, this life is only found in Christ and gives us guidance and direction in this life, Joh 1:4.

2. This life is made available to anyone who believes in TLJC, Joh 3:15.

3. This zoe life or the life which comes from God fulfills the desires which are found in everyone of us, Joh 4:14.

PSA 37:4 Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

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