How we should walk

As we travel the journey from time to eternity, we have access to the Scriptures in which we have directions provided for us(in the Scriptures) as how we should walk that we may be saved eternally.(see 2nd Timothy 3:16-17; James 1:25 ; 2nd Cor. 5"7: Hebrews 11:6 :Romans 10:7; 2nd John 9-11; James 2:12) WE SHOULD WALK :
In 2nd Cor. 5:7 Paul said:"(for we walk by faith, not by sight.)" One cannot walk by faith unless he listens and learns the word of God because "faith cometh by hearing , and hearing by the word of God" (Romans 10:17).One cannot walk by faith unless he walks according to the teaching of 
God's word
John said "But if we walk in the light, we have fellowship one with another and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin" (1st John 1:7). To walk in the light is to walk according to God's Word. (see Psalms 119:105, 130;  Acts 26:18 John 8:12 2nd Cor. 4:4)
John said "I rejoiced greatly that i found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father." (2nd John 4). Since God's word is truth, to walk in in truth is to walk according to God's word(see John 17:17)
John said: "And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment , that , as ye have heard from the beginning , ye should walk in it."(2nd John 2) To walk after them, one must know them. study to learn them.
We learn from 
Romans 8:1-6  that "There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit...who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit. For to the carnally minded is death;but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." In Galatians 5:16  Paul said: This i say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh." To walk after the Spirit is to walk according to the revelation of the Holy Spirit as written in the Scriptures. When one engages in the works of the flesh, he is walking after the flesh and not after the 
Spirit. When a person follows the teaching of the Holy Spirit as revealed in the Scripture, he is walking after  the Spirit and not the flesh.
Since we are following the same God, we should be walking by the same standard or rule of the authority. Jesus Christ is our Lord and His Word should be our rule of faith and practice. Most denominational churches have their own rule of faith and practice. All who are a part of them are expected to accept and follow them. The apostle Paul said: "..let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing."(Phil 3:16). As Christians we must all follow the same standard and rule of faith and practice if we expect to please God.


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