Course: Discernment – How Do You Know?

Course: Discernment – How Do You Know?

“Discernment – How Do You Know?” by Mark Virkler.

How do you know? What is the process you use to discover truth? (See below the chart for a more detailed description).

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DateSessionTopic Video AudioNotesPPT
Sep 0701Do You Know How You Know?VideoAudioNotesPPT
Sep 14 02Loving The Truth Or Else …VideoAudioNotesPPT
Sep 2103Revelation Encounters Transform Our TheologyVideoAudioNotesPPT
Sep 2804Easily Encounter Jesus by Using the Four KeysVideoAudioNotesPPT
Oct 0505AStepping from Man’s Reasoning to Spirit-Anointed Reasoning (0:00-20:55 min).VideoAudioNotesPPT
Oct 1205BStepping from Man’s Reasoning to Spirit-Anointed Reasoning (20:56-34:48 min).Video
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Oct 1906Walks in the Garden – A Return to God’s Original IntentVideo 6Audio 6Notes 6PPT
Oct 2607The Second Adam Restores What the First Adam LostVideo 7Audio 7Notes 7PPT
Nov 0208Hearing God Through Biblical MeditationVideo 8Audio 8Notes 8PPT
Nov 0909An Example of the Meditation ProcessVideo 9Audio 9Notes 9PPT
A Stroll Along The Sea Of Galilee (Music)VideoAudio
Nov 1610What Is the Teacher’s RoleVideo 10Audio 10Notes 10PPT
Nov 2311Epistemology A Biblical System of Knowing TruthVideo 11Audio 11Notes 11PPT
Nov 3012What About Issues Not Mentioned in the BibleVideo 12Audio 12Notes 12PPT

How Do You Know?

How do you know? What is the process you use to discover truth? I did not ask that question during the first 25 years of my life. I used various methods for discovering truth such as: if my parents said so, then it was so. If my teacher said it was so, then it was so. If my pastor said it was so, then it was so. If my theology said it was so, then it was so.

What Does the Bible Say Is the Process God Wants Us to Use to Discover His Truth?

Satan’s temptation in the Garden of Eden was that man could “eat from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil and know himself.” I wouldn’t need daily walks and talks with God, letting Him reveal truth to me. I could figure it out on my own. “YOU can KNOW” was satan’s lie to Adam (Gen. 2:17; 3:5).

So now the Bible speaks of knowledge versus true knowledge, man’s knowledge versus God’s knowledge.

True knowledge is knowledge birthed in revelation from God, which comes directly to man through the Holy Spirit. To receive this revelation knowledge man must yield his heart and his mind to the indwelling river of God – to “flow.” This will result in reasoning together with God (Isa. 1:18), receiving words of wisdom, words of knowledge, prophecy, discerning of spirits and much, much more.

The Bible teaches us that God’s paradigm for knowing is a broad-based approach. You will discover God’s method as you work your way through the 5,000 verses which form the base of this guided self-discovery manual.

This video course lays out a Spirit-anointed epistemology requiring an educational paradigm shift from rationalism to revelation knowledge. The goal of education is stated in 1 Timothy 1:5 – love from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith. These are all heart experiences, not mental exercises. And these are exactly the heart experiences which are required for us to come through the veil into God’s presence and receive His voice, His wisdom, His anointing, His dream, and His vision (Heb. 10:19-22).

Education must teach us how to come to our hearts and allow God to live His life through us by His indwelling Holy Spirit. Then we are eating from the Tree of Life!

May you adopt God’s paradigm for knowing, so you can know God’s thoughts and do God’s deeds.