He glories in the salvation of Jehovah.
1 ¶ To the chief musician. A Psalm of David. The foolish one has said in his heart, No God! They acted corruptly; they did abominably in deeds; Not one is doing good.
2 Jehovah looked down from Heaven on the sons of mankind, to see if there was one considering and seeking God:
3 all have turned aside; together they are corrupt; not one is doing good, not even one
There is not one understanding, there is not one seeking God.
But without faith it is impossible to be pleasing to God. For it is necessary for the one drawing near to God to believe that He is, and that He becomes a rewarder to the ones seeking Him out.
No one seeks after the True Biblical God according to Psalms 14:1-3 and Romans 3:11 Although, He has no problem creating a false god out of his own imagination.
Then in Hebrews 11:6 God says He is a rewarder of those seeking Him out
Then in 1 Corinthians 2:14 tells us no one seeks after The True Biblical Sovereign Lord of all because he does not receive the things of the spirit because he thinks they are foolishness.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But a natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he is not able to know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
Scripture will interpret Scripture in order to address the facts that no one seeks after The True Biblical Lord because he thinks spiritual things are foolishness and is unable to know them because they are spiritually discerned and, yet, God says He is a rewarder of those that seek Him out.
How can God reward anyone; when no one seeks Him because they think things of the spirit are foolishness and are unable to know, discern and understand things of the spirit because they are spiritually discerned; such as thinking the effectual work of the Cross of Christ is foolishness and The Cross of Christ did not accomplish anything in and of itself even though when Jesus gave up the spirit on the cross and said “ It is finished” or in other words paid in full, they still believe the sinner must put forth some self generated free will effort within himself to be saved? 1 Corinthians 1:18
The natural man thinks he has something left up to his own inherent effort or work to do to be saved and that salvation is not conditioned on Jesus Christ’s work and person alone?
The following scriptures below add to the scriptures above; that say no one seeks out The True Sovereign Lord and the fact they are unable to know, discern or understand the things of the spirit because they are spiritually discerned. They have no Will to come believing into Him; yet, God says He is rewarder of those that seek Him out.
John answered and said, A man is able to receive nothing if it is not given to him from Heaven.
Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, If one is not generated from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God.
Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to you, If one is not generated out of water and Spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of God.
The Spirit breathes where He desires, and you hear His voice; but you do not know from where He comes, and where He goes; so is everyone having been generated from the Spirit.
37 All who the Father gives to Me shall come to Me, and the one coming to Me I will not cast out, not ever,
38 for I have come down out of Heaven, not that I should do My will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
39 And this is the will of the Father sending Me, that of all that He has given Me, I shall not lose any of it, but shall raise it up in the last day.
40 And this is the will of the One having sent Me, that everyone seeing the Son and believing into Him should have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day.
41 Therefore the Jews murmured about Him, because He said, I am the Bread coming down out of Heaven.
42 And they said, Is this not Jesus the son of Joseph, of whom we know the father and the mother? How, then, does this One now say, I have come down out of Heaven?
43 Therefore Jesus answered and said to them, Do not murmur with one another.
44 No one is able to come to Me if not the Father, the One having sent Me, draws him, and I will raise him up in the last day.
And He said, Because of this, I have told you that no one is able to come to Me if it is not given to him from My Father.
16 So, then, it is not of the one willing, nor of the one running, but of the One having mercy, of God.
So, then, to whom He wills, He shows mercy; but to whom He wills, He hardens.
The one believing into the Son has everlasting life; but the one disobeying (not submitting to believing into) the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.
Believing into the Son is to believe into His work; His Atoning shed blood and His Imputed Righteousness as the only grounds of your salvation and that salvation is an unmerited gift by His work alone without any effort or contribution from those He represented and substituted for in His death and perfect life lived. The ones he represented are those the Father has given and drawn to Him that He will not lose and raise up in the last day.
They will know their self righteousness is nothing more than a menstrual cloth and that God is the one that shines into the heart the illumination of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Romans 3:9-27 Romans 4::3-8 Philippians 1:6 Philippians 2:13 Ephesians 2:8-10 John 3:27 John 5:24 John 6:37-44 2 Corinthians 4:6 Isaiah 64:6 Luke 18:14 Luke 18:19 Hebrews 9:14 Hebrews 9:11-13 Hebrews 9:28 Hebrews 12:28
1 Corinthians 4:10-15
10 According to God’s grace given to me, as a wise master builder, I laid a foundation, but another builds on it. But let each one look how he builds on it.
11 ¶ For no one is able to lay another foun- dation beside the one having been laid, which is Jesus, the Christ.
12 And if anyone builds on this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,
13 the work of each one will be revealed; for the Day will make it known, because it is revealed in fire; and the fire will prove the work of each one, what sort it is.
14 If the work of anyone which he built remains, he will receive a reward.
15 If the work of anyone shall be burned down, he shall suffer loss; but he will be saved, but so as through fire.
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