The Customary Present is for ongoing production of the positive believer. This is the regular life style of the positive believer.
The believer who “bears fruit” is the mature believer, who thinks in terms of Bible doctrine which is on the launch pad of their soul.
Nous MIND HEART Kardia - / + Human Spirit KNOWLEDGE (Oida) PUMP LAUNCH PAD Edification Complex of the Soul SOUL BODY Bible Doctrine
KATHAIREI Pres., Act., Ind., 3 rd P., S. “To cleanse, prune or purge.”
The Gnomic Present is a timeless general fact of God’s working in the positive believer’s life to continue to refine and mature him.
The pruning is the mature believer getting occasional adversity, suffering, trial, etc. in order that he might be blessed even more.
The mature believer has capacity for suffering and he has capacity for blessing in suffering.
Pruning only makes the branch stronger and more productive. Heb 10:18-25, 32-36
Grace Fellowship Church Grace Fellowship Church Thursday, January 21, 2010 Tape # 10-008 The Sin Unto Death, Pt 2 Undeserved Suffering, Intro Upper Room Discourse, Part 327 John 15:2; 1 Cor 5:1-5; 11:30-31; 2 Cor 2:5-10; Heb 10 James H. Rickard Bible Ministries 2010