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Old 02-28-2018, 08:48 PM   #54
Join Date: Mar 2014
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Default Re: Quotes and Quips

Originally Posted by Watchman Nee
It is a fact that God wants to destroy every work of our flesh, but He never desires to destroy our personality. He takes no pleasure in transforming us into an automaton; Rather He delights in having us cooperate with Him.
According to what the LCM teaches, what they will refer to as "the flesh" is something synonymous with personality. Individuality is frowned upon, and for a rank and file member to initiate anything is out of the question.

This is something I found to be utterly frustrating in the LCM. On the one hand, the elders would make us feel insignificant, claiming that we were all too passive. Then, when anyone tried to initiative anything, they were there waiting to shoot down the initiative.
Isaiah 43:10 “You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me.
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