The church is what is on God’s heart, the procedure in this age to bring in the New Jerusalem in eternity, and the church is a lovely place – the kingdom of the Son of God’s love. On the other hand though, we as the members of the church need to be in our mingled spirit and live in our spirit in order to build up the church. What damages the church the most and what is the most opposing matter to the Body of Christ is the self. Whenever we are in our self, we damage the church and we do not build up the Body of Christ.
the self is the embodiment of Satan
Throughout the ages we can see that the heresies or persecutions did not damage the church as much as the self did. Even Martin Luther said that he was afraid of the pope but he was more afraid of the stronger pope, the self, which is in his own heart. Continue reading via,