"Your Holy Will"
Your Holy Will The Missing Cross to Purity About Us | Home | Fox's Letters | Fox's Journal | Fox's Doctrines | Commented Bible | English Site Download search Go From the Editors Jesus Wants to Teach You Himself How to Benefit from the Changing Power of God by Waiting on the Lord True Grace vs. False Grace YOUR HOLY WILL The Missing Cross "The gift of my will is a gift of ME " Do You Depend on Text in Light Blue or bold Light Blue can be "clicked" for backup in scripture or detail in writings. the Thief on When you have clicked to the on-line Bible, you can change and update to see any Bible version that you prefer. the Cross for Your Belief? Teach me to do your will for you are my God; your spirit is good; lead me into the land The Fallacy of uprightness. Psa 143:10 of John 3:16 The will of our glorious God is for us to know Him, to seek Him as our first Taken Out of priority, and be drawn out of darkness by our love for Him. To give up Context living to our own will and die to self. To give to others as if to Him. To The Evidence believe in the Light which is Him, and wait quietly for Him who is within of a True each of us, so He can re-create us to be pure as He is pure, and bring us to Follower — see Him in his glory. To adore Him forever, and to be his sons, in total to Show union with Him —so that all of our judgments, words, and actions are Fruit controlled by the promptings of God —His will, not our will . Coming Out of the World To seek Him as our first priority http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will Perfection and Purity But seek first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things will be My Sheep added to you. Mat 6:33 Hear My Voice — To seek God, find him, and be united with him is the single and sole purpose of Everyone life. He [God] has made from one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the Who Is of the face of the earth, and has determined the allotted times and the boundaries of their Truth Hears habitation; so that they should seek the Lord, and perhaps might feel after My Voice Him and find Him, though He is not far from every one of us. For in Him we live and move and have our being. One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through Love Poems all, and in you all. Acts 17:26-28, Eph 4:6 to the Lord Your Holy Keep on seeking and you will find. Mat 7:7 Will Love Your If ...you will seek the LORD your God, you will find Him if you seek Him with all Neighbor your heart and with all your soul. Deu 4:2 To Know You, The To do the will of the Father to not be banned from heaven. Only True Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the kingdom of heaven; God but [only] he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Mat 7:21 Holy is Our Even those who think they are Christians, will be banned, unless they do the will of the God Father. Why Christ To come to Jesus, silently listen, hear him speak to you, and then obey his commands. is the Only This is My Son, My Chosen One or My Beloved; listen to and yield to and Way obey Him! Luke 9:35 Why is Evil Allowed? To believe in the light – which is Him Suffering, In him was life; and the life was the light of men. John 1:4 War, Famine? He will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and expose the motives of your Submission hearts. 1 Cor 4:5 to While you have light, believe in the light, that you may be the children of light. Government John 12:36 You Must Eat [While in the Light, as it shows you the condition and motives of your heart and My Flesh and teaches you, Drink My believe in the light —that the Light is Christ, who is the Light; Blood that you may become children of the Light. For in Christ is the Life, the light of all The Second men. And God is Light.] Appearance of Jesus is In his Journal, George Fox spoke of turning inward to the Light: Within the I showed them the true worship which Christ had set up, and distinguished Christ the Hearts of true way from all the false ways, opening the parables to them, and turning them from Purified darkness to the true light, that by it they might see themselves, their sins, and Christ Believers their savior; that believing in him they might be saved from their sins. Union with God I am the Light of the world, he that follows me shall not wait in darkness, but shall have Water the Light of Life. John 8:12 http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will Baptism, Communion, To give up living to our own will and die to self, so we can live by His will and In Letter Number 45, George Fox said: Sacraments And those who were of the second birth, were taught by God, and needed no man to teach them; and had come into the everlasting covenant. Is there And those are the second birth, Hope for who are born again of the immortal seed by the will of God, and not by the will of man. ALL Men and Women? To leave the pleasures and lusts of this life and turn to Him The Mystery So that he should not live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the of the Light will of God. 1 Pet. 4:2 Until Your Words and For it is written: those who are in the flesh cannot please God. Rom 8:8 Deeds are Prompted by To turn inward and wait quietly for Him to re-create us to be pure like God, You Him Must Obey As George Fox wrote of in his Letter Number 56: the Moral Therefore, hearken to that, and take heed to that which calls your minds Core of the out of the vile affections, and the world's lusts, to have them renewed; Law the same will turn your minds to God, Modern Fox the same light will set your affections above, Critics and bring you to wait for the pure wisdom from God from on high, Answered that it may be justified. To the Wait all in that which calls your minds inward, and turns them to God; Ministers, and here the cross is witnessed, Preachers so that the mind shall feed upon nothing but the pure light of God, and and on the living food which comes from the living God. Religious Teachers Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for To Be Born himself a people who are his very own, zealous for good works. Titus 2:14. That he Again,You would grant to us, that being delivered out of the hand of our enemies we might serve Must First him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life. Die to Self Luke 1:74-75 Deficiencies Truly my soul silently waits upon God; From him comes my salvation. Psa 62:1 of the Deficit Sects Let your mercy and loving kindness, O Lord, be upon us, in proportion to our waiting The Ten and hoping on you. Psa 33:22 Deadly Lies of To give to others as if we are giving to Him, because He is in each person: Christendom 'Truly I say to you that as you have done so to one of the least of these my brothers, you Forgiving have done so to me.’ Matt 25:40 Others is Critical Owe no man anything, but to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled You Must the law... Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. Lose Your Rom. 13:8-10 [But until you are filled with love, by dying to self, you cannot Life to Find completely love your neighbor as yourself, nor can you fulfill the law, yet.] the Life Only Those To defer —yielding our will to others —as a practice to make our own will http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will Who Do the subside. We should do this in all cases, unless it is immoral, dangerous, or Will of the of major consequence. Father Enter And he sat down, and called the twelve, and said to them, If any man desire to be first, the Kingdom the same shall be last of all, and servant of all. Mark 9:35 of Heaven Let every man look out not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Phil 2:4 Selections If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; you also should wash one from another's feet. John 13:14 George Fox True Faith To worship him in Spirit and truth vs. False But the time comes, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in Faith spirit and in truth for the Father seeks such to worship him. God is spirit, and those Why who worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth."John 4:23-24 Silence? We should, indeed, surrender our whole being to Christ; and cease to live any longer in Translated to ourselves, we are lost in him; and this can be effected only by the annihilation of self, the which being the true prayer of adoration, renders to “God, and to the Lamb, blessing, Kingdom, and honor, and glory, and power, forever and ever.” Fox Stood in This is the prayer of truth: it is “worshiping God in spirit and truth.” because here the Presence we come to know the Spirit to help our infirmities, and make intercession for us; and of God, being thus influenced by the pure spirit of God, we are drawn forth and freed from our Where He own carnal and corrupt manner of praying [to that of quiet waiting]. We can pay due Spoke and honor to the Almighty only in our own annihilation which is no sooner accomplished, Wrote than he, who never suffers a void in nature, instantly fills us with himself. From: Guide Words from to True Peace God Fox's It is the spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are Miracles, spirit, and they are life-giving. John 6:63 Prophecies, Deaths of George Fox in his Journal talks about this worship of silence: Persecutors, So all may come to drink into that one spirit, that does baptize them and circumcise Discernings, them, plunging down and cutting off the body of the sins of the flesh, that has gotten up Debates in man and woman by their transgressing of God's commands. So that in this holy pure The Light spirit all may serve and worship the pure God in spirit and in truth. Explained Proper He has given us free will so that we have the possibility of giving Worship something precious to Him: the gift of our will. Services And He said to me, “The gift of My will is a gift of Me” Why He who has my commands and obeys them, it is he who loves me; and he who loves me Swearing shall be loved by my Father, and I will love him and show myself to him." John 14:21 "To tell the We should give up our whole existence to God, from the strong and positive conviction truth" that while we are faithfully endeavoring to follow him, the occurrence of every moment is Wrong is agreeable to his immediate will and permission, and just such as our state requires. That All From: A Guide to True Peace Should Know the Way to Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; I wait on you http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will the Kingdom all the day. Psa 25:5 To the Muslims We can trust our Lord's will to complete his union with us because he is To the Jews all knowing, all wisdom, all loving: A Distinction Between the He knows all – He walks outside of time –sees all that Ministers of has happened and all that will happen, and can change Christ and it whenever it is good to do so. He can change the the universe to his ends. Messengers That which has been is now; and that which is to be has already of Satan been. Ecc 3:15 To Those Who Deny Who is like me? Let him proclaim and declare it and set it in Revelations order for me, since I appointed the ancient people. And let them and show the things that are coming, and shall come. Isa 44:7 Prophecies Still Occur Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the Today word of God, so that the visible things were not made from To All Who anything we can see. Heb 11:3 Profess Themselves Come near to Me, hear this: I have not spoken in secret from the Christians beginning; from the time that it was, I was there. And now the Unity and Lord GOD and His Spirit have sent me.” Isa 48:16 Oneness with Christ Remember the former things of old, for I am God, and there is To the none else; I am God, and there is none like me, Declaring the end Troubled from the beginning, And from ancient times the things that are Soul not yet done, saying, 'My purpose shall stand, and I will do all my We Forgot pleasure.' Isa. 46:9-10 About While waiting on the Lord, I once saw His face — and Eternity went out Covetousness from it. The Parable I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, said the of the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty. Talents Rev. 1:8 Explained God Dwells He is wisdom – He sees when and how existence should be Not in changed – so to be guided Man-Made by Him should be our fondest hope. Buildings Why Tithing He has made the earth by his power, he has established the world by his is Wrong wisdom, and has stretched out the heavens by his discretion. Jer 10:12 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight; but all things are naked and opened to the eyes of him with whom we have to do. Heb 4:13 The Works O the depth of the riches, both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How of George http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways are beyond discovery by man! Fox — The Rom 11:33 complete eight volume set Have you not known? Have you not heard? That the everlasting God, the Lord, The Creator of the ends of the earth, does not fain, neither is he weary? The There is no searching of his understanding. Isa. 40:28 Journal of George Fox The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. — his I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, before the earth was complete formed...Then I was by him, as one brought up with him; and I was daily his official two delight, rejoicing always before him. Prov 8:22-31 volume [And Jesus, in his wisdom said], that repentance and release from autobiography, bondage of sins should be preached in his name to all nations. Luke 24:47 with additions He is holy goodness, faithfulness and love – so He sees from the that were perspective of unselfish giving, from purity – what is best for found from each person, each moment. his original handwritten This is how the love of God was shown to us: by God sending his only journal. begotten Son into the world, so that we might live through him. 1 John 4:9 Letters of George Fox And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love; — two and he who dwells in love dwells in God, and God in him. 1 John 4:16 volumes of 410 Letters Then I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse. And He who sat on to Believers him was called Faithful and True. Rev 19:11 Doctrinal Faithful is he who calls you, who also will do it. 1Th 5:24 Books of For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor George Fox principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor — three height, nor depth, nor any other creature, will be able to separate us from volumes of the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Rom 8:38-39 unparalleled Christian Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the doctrine kingdom. Luke 12:32 The Great Are not two sparrows sold for a copper coin? And not one of them falls to the Mystery of ground without your Father knowing. The very hairs of your head are all the Great numbered. Fear not therefore, you are of more value than many sparrows. Whore Mat 10:29-31 Unfolded, and We are blind to what is best —even to what is happening —so to Antichrist's have his all knowing will is a treasure. Kingdom And I will bring the blind by a way that they did not know; I will lead them Revealed in paths that they have not known. I will make darkness light before them, (the lies of and crooked things straight. These things I will do for them, and not forsake Babylon them. Isa 42:16 revealed and refuted by He is the Truth http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will scripture) When you get in a place of trouble, failings, doubt, dryness, guilt, temptation, fear, wants … throw yourself on His will, and he will make it perfect. He is a shield to cover and protect us when we trust his moving in Brief our life. Summary of George He who dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the Fox's Life shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my and the fortress; my God, in him will I trust." History of He shall cover you with his feathers, and under his wings shall you trust; his the Early truth shall be your shield and protective wall. Psa 91:1-2,4 Quakers Early Quaker Keep me as the apple [pupil] of your eye; hide me under the shadow of your Letters to wings. Psa 17:8 Each Other in Historical Every word of God is pure; he is a shield to those who put their trust in him. Sequence Pro 30:5 What to Teach Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your Your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and Children cares about you watchfully. 1Pe 5:7 Plus Several Early The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms; Quakers' and he shall thrust out the enemy from before you; Deut 33:27 Advice to Children For this purpose the Son of God is revealed [in us], that He might destroy [in us] the works of the devil. 1 John 3:8 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I The Proof will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right of the Early hand. Isa 41:10 Quaker's Being in Fear not, stand still and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will show to the Same you today... The LORD will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace and Spirit as keep silent. Ex 14:13-14 the Apostles While waiting on the Lord, I heard Him say: "You are with the Power of Their Love the universe" for All Miracles and You have your keeper, the power of God, who neither slumbers nor Signs sleeps, and will keep you until that day. George Fox Letter #265 , Psa 121:5 I, the Lord, am its Keeper; I water it every moment; lest anyone harm it, I Persecutions guard and keep it night and day. Isa 27:3 Suffered A Guide to ...All things are naked and opened to the eyes of him with whom we have to Several Early do. Heb 4:13 Quaker Testimonies Even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore Luke http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will 12:7 For we do not have a high priest who cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but one who was in all ways tempted like we are, yet without William sin. Heb 4:15 Penn If we do not deny our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins Founder of and purify us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 Pennsylvania Penn's And my God will supply all your needs according to his riches in glory by Introduction Christ Jesus. Phil 4:19 to George Fox's Journal When we follow, what comes is of Him. He showed me to wait, and —a He would bring His will to me. Testimony About Fox But those who wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall and the Early mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they Quaker shall walk and not faint. Isa 40:31 Movement No Cross, George Fox wrote about the support of the Lord when he waited on his help: No Crown But the Lord fixed my desires upon himself, from whom my help came, and — His my cares were cast on him alone. Therefore, all wait patiently upon the Greatest Lord, whatever condition. [so we can pray that He make us desire Him and that He Writing anchor us to Him] Complete But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, Biography lacking nothing. James 1:4 Fruits of For: By your firm and patient endurance do you attain the true Life of your Solitude in souls. Luke 21:19 Reflections and Maxims Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at (Proverbs) the posts of my doors. Prov 8:34 The Treasure of Penn's Our soul waits for the LORD; he is our help and our shield. Psa 33:20 Spiritual Wait on the LORD! Be of good courage and let your heart be confident! Wait, Counsel to I say, on the LORD! Psa 27:14 His Children Even the LORD God of hosts; the LORD is His name. Therefore return to your God; keep mercy and justice and wait on your God continually. Hosea William 12:5-6 Dewsbury Early Quaker And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. Notable Rom 8:28 Biography For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by Strong ear, nor has the eye seen a God besides you, who acts for the one who waits Letters of for Him. Isa 64:4 Hope and Encouragement Truly my soul silently waits upon God; from him comes my salvation. Psa Lengthy 62:1 http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will Prophecies and When we follow his will and are led out of the world to Him, He Messages has promised us things almost beyond comprehension. To be his Direct from brethren, to share in the divine nature, and to be united with Him the Lord eternally. By which exceedingly great and precious promises are given to us, that by James these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the Parnell corruption that is in the world through lust. 2 Pet 1:4 The 16 year old Minister From George Fox's Letter Number 260: Martyred at 19 Truth makes free from all these; and makes free to be partakers of His Christ Jesus, Memoir and of his blood, and his spirit, and mind; and Several who is the prince of peace, and prince of life; Letters and makes free to be partakers of the divine nature and precious faith; Does Christ or Scripture For whoever does the will of my Father who is in heaven, the same is my Rule? brother, and sister, and mother. Mat. 12:50 Come, Try Your Faith! While waiting on the Lord, I saw that after He has brought us to be pure and holy, we can mingle with his essence-like two breaths joining as One. To Believers Then we will see, as He sees-and feel Him always with us, never to be Still in their apart. We are still there, but we do whatever He sees is to be done-and Flesh adore Him as He truly Is. Encouraging Friends And the glory which you gave me I have given them; so that they may be one, just as we are one. I in them, and you in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that you have sent me, and The Martyred have loved them, as you have loved me. John 17:22-23 Priest Miguel de "BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART, FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD" Mat Molinos' A 5:8 Spiritual Guide The Lord calls His Father’s will: "Your good pleasure," and "good Book I in your sight." He treasured and extolled the goodness of that (Silence) will. So should we treasure his will for us. Book III In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of (Tribulation) heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent, and have revealed them to babes, even so, Father, for it seemed good in your sight. Luke 10:21 Margaret Having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good Fox pleasure which he has purposed in himself. Eph 1:9 Selections For it is God who brings forth in you, both the desire, and the Women in work according to his good pleasure. Phil 2:13 [so we can pray that http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will the Church He will make us want to do His will] The Life of Margaret Fox He is the Lord of the universe, and even He did not do his own with Letters will. You Must Witness Then I said, 'Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me), to do Cleansing, your will, O God.' Heb 10:7 Washing, Death and The Son can do nothing of himself [by his own will], but only does what he Birth sees the Father do. For whatever things he [the Father] does, these are also Quaker likewise done by the Son. John 5:19 Dress Codes? Of my own self, I can do nothing. I judge only as I hear, [the Father's words of judgment]; and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my own will, but the will of the Father who has sent me. John 5:30 [So, even Christ More did not make his own decisions. Notice, Jesus said he only did the will of the Eminent, Father, not his own. In Mat. 7:21, Jesus said: Not everyone who says to Me, Martyred ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but [only] he who does Ministers of the will of My Father who is in heaven. So here Jesus tells us what is Christ necessary to go to heaven —to do nothing of ourselves —to only say what we hear the Father tell us to say- to only do what the Father shows us to do Francis —to only judge how we are told to judge by the Father. So, we are not to Howgill think for ourselves —we are to only follow the promptings of the Father. We Outstanding must have our carnal mind destroyed to the point that we speak and Kingdom act from the promptings of the Spirit of God; this is the end of Doctrine obedience —to think, speak, and act according to God's Elements of promptings.] the Spiritual Journey For I have not spoken of myself, but from the Father who sent me and Including commanded me what I should say and what I should speak. And I know that Tribulation [to obey] his command is life everlasting. Therefore, whatever I speak is just Memoir of as the Father has told me to speak. John 12:49-50 His Life and He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but he who seeks the glory Ministry of the One who sent him, that man is true, and there is no unrighteousness is How in him. John 7:18 Christendom Became Now my soul is troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this Babylon hour? But for this purpose I have come to this hour. Father, glorify your Prophecy of name. Then there came a voice from heaven, saying, "I have both glorified it, God and will glorify it again." John 12:27-28 Honoring the Early Saying, Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me; nevertheless not Quakers my will, but yours be done. Luke 22:42 Then said Jesus to Peter, "Put your sword up in its sheath; shall I not drink Edward the cup that my Father has given me?" Burrough John 18:11 A Memoir of Edward But so that the world may know that I love the Father, I only do exactly http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will Burrough as the Father has instructed me to do Arise, let us go from here. John 14:31 with Many Powerful I have glorified you on the earth; I have finished the work that you gave me Letters to do. John 17:4 Preface to the Great The Lord is our pattern to copy and follow. He shows us how to Mystery of die so that we might come to be reconciled to God. To give our life the Great in the flesh as the ultimate gift. Whore Unfolded For I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him and who sent me. John 6:38 Antichrist's Kingdom And he who sent me is with me. The Father has not left me alone, for I do Revealed always those things that please him. John 8:29 Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the kingdom of Isaac heaven; but [only] he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Mat Penington 7:21. Writing from the Kingdom So all people may see by Christ's own words, that their saying and speaking of God of God and Christ, and his prophets and apostles, signifies nothing, except Outstanding they do his will; that is, practice it, and be obedient to what he commands Letters of and requires. ( From George Fox's Letter 321). Advice Regarding Indeed, to them you are like a very lovely song of one who has a pleasant Individuals voice and can play well on an instrument, for they hear your words but they in their do not do [obey] them. Eze 33:32 Journey But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. James 1:22 Babylon is Here and If you keep my commands [the commands you hear him speak to you from within your Now! heart] , you shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commands To The [that Jesus heard spoken to him], and abide in his love. John 15:10. Panting Soul The Way of Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his Salvation friends. You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you. John 15:13- and 14 Catechism Now is the Then said Jesus to his disciples, "If any man desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me." Mat 16:24. And Age of whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my Apostasy disciple. So likewise, whoever does not forsake all that he has cannot be my Protection of disciple. Luke 14:27,33. He who does not take his cross, and follow after me, the Innocent is not worthy of me. Mat 10:38. or Pacifism? Memoir of So deny yourself and pick up your cross daily to follow him. For whoever Mary and desires to save his life shall lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will Isaac save it. Luke 9:23-24 Penington http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will He died on the cross to show us how to die on our spiritual cross. He is the pattern Son, to show us how to die spiritually to self. Minister at And the cross to us is nothing compared to his. It is easy and light. When we sit and wait on Him and watch for at least an hour, our will is 16, to get up and do something else. Statesman of When He shows us our condition, our will is to run or deny that we are that the Quakers bad. with Four When He commands to give up doing certain things, our will is to keep Kings. doing them. Serving 70 So when we do the opposite of our will and repent, we are on the cross, years. dying to self. George This is the process of repentance. Whitehead Here we can be led by Him, cleansed by Him, taught by Him, and come to His Journal, Know Him. A Christian Our death is a spiritual death. Progress To share the cross with Christ, however light ours is. Letters of To share death with Christ, however easy ours is. Exhortation To share the resurrection with Christ, both to his glory. We see the effects of the changes in us-in breathless awe and loving A Defense of thanksgiving, Christ's and we begin to understand why he came and what he is doing. Divinity For Jesus said: "unless you repent, all of you will also perish." Luke 13:3,5 John Burnyeat If any other way but bearing the cross, and dying to his own will, could Journal have redeemed man from a fallen and corrupt state, Jesus would have Letters of taught it, and established it by his example. (From: Guide to True Peace ) Exhortation and Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus; who, though He was Encouragement one with God and in the form of God, did not think this equality with God was something to be grasped; but made himself of no reputation, and took upon himself the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men. Stephen And being found in the likeness of man, he humbled himself further, and Crisp became obedient to death, even the death of the cross! Phil 2:5-8 Journal The I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present Necessity of your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your a Holy Life spiritual service and worship. Rom 12:1 and Conduct The First and Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Greatest Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am meek and lowly in Commandment heart, and you will [then] find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and Thirty-two my burden is light.” [While waiting on the Lord, I saw that taking his yoke Wonderful upon us is being trained, and suffering through the cleansing process to the Sermons point of having his will rather than our own. Then the yoke and the burden Explaining is easy and we have rest.] Mat 11:28-30 the Power of Grace to Watch, stand fast in the faith, conduct yourself like men, be strong. Let http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will Cleanse and everything you do, be done with love. 1Cr 16:13-14 Purify By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on Weighty the right hand and on the left. 2 Cor 6:7 Letters to the Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving; Col 4:2 Convinced He died to bring us into a fully resurrected state, with His spirit and power leading us. John Also, so we can then help others die to self and grow to maturity Gratton in Him. This is His garden of love – to grow love by the choice of His Journal giving and love, rather than self will. with Detail of the Lord's And Jesus answered them, saying, "The hour has come for the Son of man to Changes in be glorified. Truly, truly, I say to you, except a grain of wheat falls into the Him ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it yields many more grains to Doctrine harvest. He who loves his life shall lose it; and he who hates his life in this Letters world shall keep it to life eternal. If any man wants to serve me, let him with Great follow me; and where I am, there my servant will also be. If any man serves Love me, my Father will honor him. John 12:23-26 From George Fox's Journal: Ambrose …and God's tender blade, which springs up from his seed of life, who waters Rigge it with his heavenly water and word of life every moment, that they may Journal grow and be fruitful... My dear friends, my desire is, that this heavenly seed, Exceptionally that bruises down the head of the serpent both within and without, may be Clear your crown and life, and you in him one another's crown and joy, to the Doctrinal praise of the Lord God over all, blessed for evermore. Letters From George Fox's Letter Number 24: Thomas but grow up in the inner man, (putting off the old man with his deeds) Ellwood as trees of righteousness, which the Lord has planted, Autobiography growing in wisdom and understanding to do the will of God, and not your own wills. Various He who does the will of God abides in that which endures forever Poetry Life of King Follow peace and holiness with all men, without which no man David will see the Lord. Heb 12:14 (While waiting on the Lord, we were given in Book of understanding that part of pursuing peace with every man is to never say Poetry anything critical about anyone or any group —however they might really deserve it; leave it unsaid. This trains the mind to be tolerant and therefore Other more peaceful with others. When we get completed, with spiritual Notables: discernment, the Lord can lead us to any criticisms he feels that are Thomas necessary.) Aldam As George Fox said in his journal: by your fruits is he glorified, (as Christ William said), in your bringing forth much fruit, fruits of righteousness, holiness, Ames godliness, virtue, truth, and purity; This is to my Father's glory, that you Anne Camm bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples John 15:8 Thomas http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will Camm God's grace and salvation are provided to create a people William dedicated to doing his will in works prompted by him — to show Caton the love of God to the world. William Crouch The purpose of grace...to purify a people who are His very own, William zealous for good works." Titus 2:11-14 Edmundson Catharine That you might walk worthy of the Lord, pleasing in all things, being Evans and fruitful in every good work,.. Col 1:10 Sarah Cheevers in For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, the Eph 2:10 Inquisition Now the God of peace... Make you perfect in every good work to do his Elizabeth will, working in you what is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ. Hooton Heb 13:20-21. William Leddra While we are seeking with all our heart, turning over our will to Elizabeth Yours as a cross to our will, we can accept with sureness Stirredge whatever comes. It brings such confidence to have Your ordering Thomas of our seeking and walking and life – and to have the promise of Upsher Your direction when we become pure. You order the universe so that all things work together for good to those who love God. The more we give our will to Yours, the easier it is to guide us. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he shall bring it to pass. He Topical shall bring forth your righteousness like the light, and your justice like the Index noonday. Psa 37:5-6 BEING SILENT - This is the LORD's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. Psa 118:23 from A Guide to And the world passes away and disappears, along with its desires and lusts; True Peace but he who does the will of God in his life, remains forever. 1 John 2:17 In order to be freed from this darkness where we exist, we have Scripture to follow our guide and our Lord, but why would we not want to? Subject He is the glory, the power, the wisdom, the love of the universe, Groupings and He wants us united as one with Him. To bring us out of lusts to a sinless state; to have His divine nature, to share His Bible existence, to adore Him —and even to bring glory to His name. Concordance The He once said to me, "This is the hardest thing —This is the Only Mystery — thing." Christ in It is not an easy thing, this redirection of our very being, but it is You the joy, the hope, the reason for life. Come to Me, Listen, Hear, And he said, 'The God of our fathers has chosen you, that you should know and Obey his will, and see the Righteous One, and should hear the voice from his http://www.hallvworthington.com/holywill.html[10/1/2013 4:20:55 PM] Your Holy Will Seek to See mouth. Acts 22:14 the Face of God And by this we know that we know him: if we keep [obey] his commands. Six Biblical 1 John 2:3. And Those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh [the Records of sinful nature] with its passions and desires [lusts and affections]. Gal 5:24 Jesus' Return Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. James 4:8 Already Once as I was praying for Him to bring me to the most that He would have Having me be – then I saw Him standing near me – in such power and majesty and Taken purity and splendor, that I could not breathe. And He looked at me and said Place to me, “I want you to be me.” And I knew He meant: “to the measure of the Jesus' stature of the fullness of Christ Eph 4:13.” I saw He was so far above us Commands that it was beyond description, and I knew that ONLY He could bring me to Fear of God that. But I also immediately knew that all things are possible with Him, and Tremble in so I could accept that He could make that cataclysmic change. And in that Fear of the knowing, my faith in Him grew, and an even more experiential hope for the Word of the fulfilling of his wondrous great promise. We are truly to be brought to be Lord holy as He is holy – into the beauty, and majesty, and the divine nature Lawlessness that is Him —so we can be One with Him forever. Oh, the goodness – that He would share Himself with us so. The Light References Christ in you, the hope of glory. 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