Why we stagger under Holy Spirit

When Holy Spirit comes onto us, we stagger back and forth. Why?

First, Holy Spirit controls our muscles differently than just our brain does.

Second, we should believe God that we won’t fall even when we stagger, give control to the Spirit.

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“your labor is not in vain in the Lord”

I do math research. Isn’t it vain because angels and other aliens know math better than me anyway?

(I Corinthians 15:58) “Therefore, my beloved brothers, be … always abounding in the Lord’s work, because you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.”

This says that our work is not vain.

As I said in this sermon, our work helps to gain knowledge of how to overcome sin. During the pass of my research I receive not only research results but also unconsciously results of how to overcome sin which disturbs me to do good works, these results on how to overcome sin are novel for angels. That is, I discover something angels don’t know. So my work is not vain.

Who and to who speaks in Bible?

(Psalm 23)

1 Yahweh is my shepherd:
I shall lack nothing.
2 He makes me lie down in green pastures.
He leads me beside still waters.
3 He restores my soul.
He guides me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil, for you are with me.
Your rod and your staff,
they comfort me.
5 You prepare a table before me
in the presence of my enemies.
You anoint my head with oil.
My cup runs over.
6 Surely goodness and loving kindness shall follow me all the days of my life,
and I will dwell in Yahweh’s house forever.

We know that the Bible is God’s word. But who speaks in this psalm? He speaks about his God. At first it seems not to be a word of God Himself.

Really, these are words of Christ to His Father. It is a word of God to His God.

Yahweh is the shepherd of Jesus. Jesus will lack nothing, etc. (see the text of the psalm).

The above may even at first seems discouraging. Is it directed to Jesus not to us?! It is directed to us if we are in Christ.

I Corinthians 4:7

(I Corinthians 4:7) For who makes you different? And what do you have that you didn’t receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?

I wondered: Why should received be less boasted about than not received? After all, if one received a spiritual gift, the received becomes a part of his personality just like as not received.

I think, the answer to this question is: If you received some spiritual gift, then (after the will of God) anybody else can easily receive the same gift. So “received” is a common thing, which can be easily given to anybody else. So you have no reason to boast about the received.

Why the devil and sin exist?

Why the devil and sin exist?

It is a paradox that the devil and sin exist in the world created by perfect, good God.

It is usually answered that it is because of pride. But the natural question would be: Why then pride exists?

The comprehensible answer is that every problem must be solved and to be solved a problem need to appear. So sin is necessary to appear in the universe.

Read more here.

Good deeds vs donations

I thought: If I do good deals God will reward me. So I want to do as much good as I can. The biggest good I can do is scientific research and deep Bible study.

I also thought: It is not worth me to do small good deeds (to help that bum or that jobless man, or even that Christian preacher or church) because I do scientific research worth trillion dollars and should not break off to small good deeds, as my research is much more important. I should keep money to myself to help my research.

But once I realized that to receive a blessing we need to give money (not just good deeds) to those in need. (Gal. 6:7) “whatever a man sows, that he will also reap”.

My first reaction was: The spirits which control human life misbehave: I can do a trillion dollar worth good and they watch over my little “good deeds” and small amounts of money instead of really important for humankind projects.

But later I realized: It is useless to have big scientific projects, big revelations without peace and love. I need to be freed from greed (even if the greed has some “good” reason) in order to be suitable for the Kingdom of God. It is a work of God over me that I need to give my own money to needy, even if I have big projects which need money too. It is to make my character better, to be more suitable for the Kingdom of God.

Now, you have met a real genius. You can help me by donating. Please donate. This way you will do the best good deed (to help a genius) which you can.

My main project in math, software, philanthropy, and theology are listed at this Web page.

Foundation of our activity

I do my math and computer-related research. I bear a great fruit.

However, how could I do it without Intel who produced the CPU of my computer, without Linus and friends who produced Linux which runs my computer, without Web browsers, without a text editor, etc.?

Sometimes I was puzzled: When I create something by “gluing” parts together, is it really my own creation? Or is it a creation of them who made the parts?

Even if I would do an origami, the paper which is done from is composed of zillions atoms, every one controlled by a complex formula. Is this bend paper my creation? Or it is rather of God?

I also thought: I am a sinner, not a computer. I need a computer to work with, I need the work of Linus and Intel. If I were myself a computer, not a sinner, would then it be my creation when I compose parts of something in my mind?

Today I have realized that Jesus gives an ultimate answer to my question (and yes, it will continue even after rapture when we will be transformed into computers):

(John 15) 4 Remain in me, and I in you. As the branch can’t bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you, unless you remain in me. 5 I am the vine. You are the branches. He who remains in me, and I in him, the same bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. 6 If a man doesn’t remain in me, he is thrown out as a branch, and is withered; and they gather them, throw them into the fire, and they are burned.

So we can bear fruit only on the foundation of Christ.