LEARNING HOW TO UNPACK SOMETHING QUICKENED
2/02/15: I saw something that was leaning, begin to stand up straight. Then I heard, I went to the website and found something funny that I had not read in a while. Compressed picture.
When the Lord gives us His Word, often it is compressed and in order to more fully understand it, we have to unpack it. It is like a zipped file that is squished together and needs to be unzipped to get the encryption out of the letters.
A sign of maturity is when we need more of Him, we spend time unpacking what He gives us in nugget form and study the parts, ponder how they apply, pray over them, and do Word studies on the scriptures. It takes a morsel and multiplies it into a meal and we go away satisfied and strengthened to stand. This is sitting with the Lord, leaning upon Him to guide us, teach us and feed us something relevant and quickened for the day.
2 Timothy 2:15 Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
1 Corinthians 13:9-11 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. 10 But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. 11 When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.