WISE WITH YOUR PEARLS
-Matthew 7:6 states, … Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before swine,
lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you …
-When sharing with people the mystery of the gospel it is absolutely critical that we strive to be led by the
Spirit. Those who truly have insight into the purpose and plan of God must use wisdom in their dealings with others. If God
has entrusted you with a knowledge of the mysteries of His Kingdom, then you must learn how and when to distribute these mysteries.
To have the SPIRIT OF WISDOM AND REVELATION IN THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD is to be spiritually rich! How a person handles these
riches is of extreme importance. We must discern when it is time to speak and when it is time to be silent.
-1st Corinthians 4:12 states, … Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ,
and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful … So …
As we can see, we have been given mysteries from God. These mysteries are holy and should be likened unto pearls or riches.
There are some people who are ready to receive of these mysteries. OTHERS ARE NOT! We must ( by the Spirit ) discern where
someone is at in the Lord, for there are definitely times and situations to hold back certain information from certain people.
The person may not be ready for strong meat. In this situation, it would be the same as casting your pearls before swine,
or taking that which is holy and giving it to the dogs. This is why the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle
unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; …
-With all this in mind, this in no way means that we should be afraid to speak forth the message of the Kingdom
of God, or that it is wrong to speak things that we know will be controversial to our listeners. It simply means that we are
to use wisdom, being led by the Spirit of God. For example, you should not give your car keys to a ten-year-old and tell them
it is alright to drive the family car. It is not wrong for you to desire for them to learn how to drive, but the timing is
not right. They are not ready for obvious reasons. Let us be good stewards of the …
-MYSTERIES OF GOD!-