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Grace

In the story of the bond-servant, Christ identified that just obtaining salvation does not complete the process of being transformed to a life completely surrendered and submitted to God the Father. One must release the right to oneself so that the hindrance of “self” does not inhibit the important step of the saved moving beyond just knowing Christ as savior to knowing Him as LORD. Only then can true “freedom” be experienced. Why? God has license to guide the life of the surrendered. Unfortunately, many believers never obtain the satisfaction of knowing Christ as LORD. Never experiencing the “freedom” that the release of “right to self” provides. “Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God” (1 Peter 2:16).
Grace affords the believer, who repents (turns away to never repeat) from his or her sin, the “clean slate” or complete forgiveness from the penalty of disobedience of God. Like the protection a liability insurance policy pr…

Kingdom F.T.O.

Hebrews 5:12-14 "For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food. For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant. But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil."

In the profession of public safety, any new recruit is brought through an orientation process to help them become familiar to department policies and procedures and if fresh out of school, to help him or her to develop the skills they have learned in their training prior to employment.

During orientation, the recruit is assigned to a Field Training Officer (F.T.O.). The F.T.O. is an individual practicing at the level of the recruit but preparing for promotion. The F.T.O. is selected by the Chief or a delegated officer because of the number of years on…