WE MAY HAVE BOLDNESS
BY: RAY PRINZING
“Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the Day of Judgment: because as He is, so are we in this world.”
What is this boldness? The Greek word is “parrhesia” meaning: FREE UTTERANCE, and also translated as confidence. It means there is no stuttering and stammering because of a sense of inferiority and inadequacy.
There is a state of equality, of being joint-heirs with Christ, which has yet to be realized and understood, but such revelation can only come out of that which is FULFILLED in a state of being, not out of theory and man’s doctrine. This is not a glorification of our humanity, nor something which the flesh can revel in, for it bespeaks the end of flesh and self, that we might be clothed upon with HIMSELF – hence the equality when we stand before Him, for it will be a manifold expression of Himself. Conformed to His image, a partaker of His divine nature, one in His will, spirit of His Spirit, we shall be
“Behold, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God.”