Are you aware of what God isn’t giving you?

This post is to edit/update the post below;

The Kingdom Principle now reads shall read as:

The King gives as much as he withholds.

The original principle was a bit reactionary to my own discovery of the depth of Mercy in contrast to the gift of Grace. And it is true the Mercy is so much deeper than I first realized, but this has only allowed be to enjoy a more full appreciation for Grace as well.

Grace is given through the parable of the Talents, Mercy is understood in light of the parable of the 10 Virgins. Mercy remains undervalued and mis-understood by the Church so I will hold on to the Kingdom does not give as much as he with holds being true from the lens of much believers… but it is not true as a reality that Christ is the truest expression of Grace, therefore nothing can out weigh or match that gift.  Enjoy the post below.

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Kingdom Principle: The King does not give as much as he withholds

Judges 4:1-7Psalm 123  1 Thessalonians 5:1-11Matthew 25:14-30

To say that the King does not give as much as he withholds, is hard to understand without knowing how much the King gives. This is not simply a catchy statement – about the King giving his life, rather this is a practical condition meaning that if God has given “X”, and he has withheld “XX”, in order to be your King. A simple analogy on the heels of Halloween; I allow my kids to Trick or Treat – going door-to-door to fill up bags of candy and yet I limit how much they can keep and how much they can eat each day.  I also limit the number of hours they can spend Trick-or-Treating. With no limits – They could potentially collect 30-40 lbs of candy in…

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