Defining Organic

Perhaps the confusion came in people knowing the actual definition of organic. The term actually has two definitions that were on my mind at the time of questioning.
  1. (adj) constituent, constitutional, (constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup))
  2. (adj) of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones
The first definition comes from an analysis of the gifts and talents given to us by our awesome Creator God. You see, I can do a lot of things but all of these things are just organic, in other words, they are just a constituent or part of something bigger.
The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:12 (NLT)
So scripture actually calls us to be organic in this sense. The ramifications of this are: 1) An organic Christian needs to know his/her gifts. 2) He/She must use these gifts to build up the church. It is important for everyone reading that considers yourself a "Christian" to know that no matter what gifts you have been given, even if they are not highly visible things, they are needed for the Kingdom to be built up and be what God desires it to become.

The second definition deals with spiritual growth during your Christian journey and the importance of a Biblical foundation.  This is often "where the rubber meets the road" or the point of friction that makes the difference.  Many denominations have had internal battles and many people have had their hearts broken or have been hurt because this foundation was not there and they relied upon tradition (fertilizer)  or doctrine (hormones) entirely when drawing conclusions.  So an organic Christian is one that uses the Bible as the decision maker in every issue that may arise and places high regard to knowing what it says.

Well, I have explained myself to all you doubter and criticizers, I can be done with this blog now but what would be the fun in that. Continue with me to explore organic Christianity, spiritual gifts, and spiritual growth.  I will attempt to use as little pesticide as possible.

Basic 1: There is only one God - Isaiah 43:10; 44:6,8; John 17:3; 1 Cor. 8:5-6; Gal. 4:8-9

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