Most everyday-nominal Christians, meeting upon their worship-times, "call into existence the things that are not" - to have them become the promised blessings and miracles "as if they were" (referring to Hebrews 11:1). In doing so, they go from one blessing/miracle to another - weeping for more of the same without coming to know the Author through their mind-knowledge of spiritual maturity as described in 2 Peter 1:4-10. Thus they skip from will to emotions to a quick-fix-adrenal-feeling without the intellectual attributes to be more likened to Christ in the straight-and-narrow Way. Spiritual things are Spiritually discerned following suit as Spirit, Will, Mind, and Emotions within the individual's Body-Temple.
But the Preterist, searching out all things pertinent to assuaging true contextual meaningfulness for the Whole-Personality (Prov. 25:2b), "calls those things that never should be ... as though they never become" since God is faultless and timingly unmistakable in not duplicating the prophetic fulfillment of Matthew 24 events of AD 70, and by not ascribing Modern-Day New Testament Faithful-Believers to the evil-ignorance of such a pseudo alienation in attributing the fulfillment to some futuristic-time or state-of-affairs! It is of greatest importance for Altruistic Christians to abide in the true contextual (sola scripture) faith God has implanted within them as an inward-rebirthing, for Scripture further warns that those who reject the Mind of Christ as the Son of God and their Saviour from sin will become more and more deaf and blind to His Kingdom of Light (see Mark 4:11, 12). Besides, in the context of Scripture, "The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it" (Prov. 10:22)
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