God’s intention on earth is to have a man. This is His desire. Eventually, He Himself became a man, and today on the throne He is still a man. People may want to be like God, but God wants to be a man. God’s intention is to work Himself into us, making us the same as He is, and even more, making Himself the same as we are. Thus, God’s intention is to have a man and to work Himself into man. We need to be deeply impressed with the fact that the Lord is still on the throne as a man. In the…
God’s Work needs Man’s Cooperation, not his Initiation, Opinions, and Suggestions
According to what the Bible tells us concerning our service to God, God's work needs man's cooperation, but it doesn't require man's initiation; God wants us to serve Him and love Him, but He doesn't need us to initiate things in God's work.
We walk according to truth and by grace, we live in love and light, and we fight to subdue the satanic will. Our walk is for the fulfillment of God’s purpose, our living is for the satisfaction of Christ, and our fighting is for the defeat of God’s enemy. (Witness Lee, Life-study of Ephesians, 529-530) Quoted at www.agodman.com