I could not see the forest . . . for the trees.
This well know statement is an example, of the primary spiritual hurtle that mankind is faced with every day.
The Almighty has a Master Plan. A wonderful Plan. A Plan that encompasses the entire Universe.
Bits and pieces of the Plan can be seen . . . scattered here and there . . . through out the writings of the prophets.
If we do not have a clear view of this Plan of God . . . we will become confused and frustrated and yes . . . even angry . . . in our attempt to understand the teachings of Jesus . . . on the Kingdom of God and the Doctrine of Christ.
The key to understanding the correct view of the Master Plan of God . . . is to be taught the Plan by God. Psalms 84:11 John 16:13 Hebrews 8:11 Ephesians 1:9 Ephesians 3:3-5 Revelation 10:7
However the majority of mankind will have a tendency to become focused on an earthly or spiritual distraction . . . that will cause them to charge into the battle like . . . Don Quixote hopelessly attacking windmills.
This is why Jesus taught . . . do not resist evil. If you do not know the plan of God, this commandment seems useless and absurd. However . . . if you understand the Plan of God . . . this commandment makes perfect sense. In fact . . . it fits perfectly into the Plan of God.
When we resist evil . . . we are telling God . . . that we are able to distinguish good from evil and we know how to run the universe . . . and God does not know how to run the universe.
When we do not resist evil . . . we are telling God . . . we trust you . . . we know that you love us . . . and you will take care of us.
We can see the early church did just that . . . they did not resist evil . . . when Saul was destroying them . . . they did not resist Saul . . . and God came thundering to their rescue . . . and God caused their enemy to become their best friend. God does everything perfectly. We always trip and fall . . . when we walk on our own.
My goal is to have you fall . . . totally in love with God.