What is worldliness?
Intensity about my performance, reputation, somebodiness. Only shepherd-believers experience this, are passionate about failure-avoidance, excellence at all costs. Dumb-sheep-believers are completely liberated about losing all they have, becoming nobodies, losers, being pitied by all.
Only shepherd-believers are competitive, passionate about their favorite sports teams, need to feel good about themselves based on performance, are critical/judgmental of others, noting others’ failures, poor performance. Worldly. Leaven of the Pharisees.
Dumb-sheep-believers just have fun. Operate with reckless abandon, and interestingly, are able to perform to the limit because they are so free, so uninhibited, so unafraid of failure.
How does a shepherd-believer change and become a dumb-sheep-believer? Impossible. Except by the convicting work of the Holy Spirit. A temporary thing.
–DumbSheepDave, experiencing times of sanity and freedom like never before, hoping the pre-believers around him are noticing the difference over the past year
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