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What steps would you take to allow God to continue refining you?

What steps would you take to allow God to continue refining you?

The Refining Process

  1. Step 1: Break the ore into chunks to reveal the valuable bits.
  2. Step 2: Melt ore in a crucible to burn out lesser metals.
  3. Step 3: Remove the dross.
  4. Step 4: Repeat the process at higher and higher temperatures.
  5. Step 5: Purify the gold and silver.
  6. 1) Submit to the process.
  7. 2) Trust God the Refiner.

What does the Bible say about metals?

The Bible mentions six metals: gold, silver, lead, tin, copper, and iron. Although not mined in the Holy Land, gold and silver played major roles in biblical history. The Bible mentions gold more than 400 times, and silver nearly 300 times.

How did they refine gold in biblical times?

Refining with flame is one of the oldest methods of refining metals. Mentioned even in the bible, refining by fire is the preferable method for larger quantities of gold. Strong acids are used to dissolve the impurities in the gold ore and afterwards, are neutralized and washed away, taking the impurities with them.

What does it mean to be spiritually refined?

One of the greatest ways to become spiritually refined is through service to others. The less that we think about ourselves, and our petty needs and desires, the more free we become of the dross that hides the soul. Finally, meditation and devotion have a natural refining effect on us.

What happens in the refining process of God?

Each time, with utmost skill and patience, the refiner continues to remove layer after layer of dross – and the silver and gold become more pure and precious than before. The refiner continues this process until all the impurities are removed. “I will thoroughly purge away your dross and remove all your impurities.”

How does God use heat to refine US?

As the impurities rise, they are removed and more heat is applied. This process continues and continues, heat is applied and re-applied, until the gold is pure. The refiner knows the gold is pure when he looks into the gold and sees his clear reflection. God works a similar process in us.

What does the Bible say about refining trials?

Even when the heat of pain intensifies, our Refiner will stay with us – never leaving us. The Bible says, he will purify … and refine them like gold and silver.” And that’s exactly what God intends when He allows trials to enter your life.

What does the Bible say about refining gold?

I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see. Psalm 66:10-12 For You have tried us, O God; You have refined us as silver is refined.