Bible Hermeneutics on Believers Conduct: “The How”

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[NLT] 1 Timothy 3:14 I am writing these things to you now, even though I hope to be with you soon,

[NLT] 1 Timothy 3:15 so that if I am delayed, you will know how people must conduct themselves in the household of God. This is the church of the living God, which is the pillar and foundation of the truth.

It is evident [there is no doubt] that there is an expected way how a Believer ought to behave. Plethora of Instructions in the Epistles did justice to that already!

However, whenever you see a believer misbehave and become unruly like the Corinthian Church, you’d hear things like:

"Are you genuinely born again?"

"Can we call you a Believer?"

"And yet you call yourself a Christian"

Now If a 7 yr old boy assumes 4-point kneeling position, neighing and galloping in your living room with his 5 yr old brother on his back

He is a boy (Nature)

He behaves as though a horse (Conduct)

Does the above senerio makes the boy a horse? No nah

When you get to the scene what should you do?

Would you say stuffs like:

“Are you genuinely a boy?”
“Can we call you a boy?”
“And yet you call yourself a boy”

Or rather say:

“Hey! Stop it! Don’t be silly”
“C’mon stop it! You’re a boy! Not a horse! “
“Oya behave like the son you are!”

The latter was exactly what Apostle Paul did to the unruly Corinthians Church:

He called them Saints
 He called them Washed, Santified, Justified etc.
 He called them the Temple of the Holy Ghost
 He emphasised their reality to them
 He used words like "Don't you know that...?"
 He emphasised who they are in Christ

He taught them all the above to correct their unruly conduct.
He taught them instead of making them feel condemned.

Now…

We labour so much to emphasise “the Work/Walk” yet forgeting that FRUITS is a function of GROWTH which is a consequence of RIGHT DIET (sound/wholesome teaching of the Word)

The Believers’ conduct [The fruits / the Walk/the WORK] is NOT instantaneous at Salvation!

Spiritual Growth is NOT part of THE FINISHED WORK OF CHRIST, It’s the Believers RESPONSIBILITY hence the Pauline Prayers in the Epistles. I’d recommend it for every serious believers to read and pray them in tongues daily.

Pauline Prayers for Revelation knowledge

🎯Ephesians 1:16-23
🎯Ephesians 3:14-20
💯Colossians 1:9-14
🎯Philemon 1:4-6
🎯Philippians 1:9-11

This Spiritual Growth is however achieved through:

  1. Sound Teaching [from Able Ministers of the New Testament] 
  2. Reading, Studing and Meditating Word and
  3. Prayer (Not other secret ingredient)

SOUND TEACHING

Philip asked in Acts 8:30 “Understandest thou what thou readest?” This shows that you need someone to help your understanding hence the need to be properly taught.

When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive and HE GAVE GIFTS AS MEN to what purpose?

[KJV] Ephesians 4:12 For the PERFECTING OF THE SAINTS, for the WORK OF THE MINISTRY, for THE EDIFYING OF THE BODY OF CHRIST:

Saints needs perfecting? Wow

It’s good to note then that we’re called Saints not because we’re already “perfect people”

Now through sound teaching, the Believers grow to maturity

[KJV] Ephesians 4:13 Till WE ALL COME in the UNITY OF THE FAITH, and of THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SON OF GOD, UNTO A PERFECT MAN, unto THE MEASURE OF THE STATURE OF THE FULNESS OF CHRIST:

Unity of faith is not denominations merging together, It’s doctrinal semblance!

The Knowlege of the Son of God makes one perfect

The “measure” here doesn’t mean Christ in you will grow in proportion No!

Rather you will grow in appreciating the fullness of Christ already in you!

READING, STUDYING & MEDITATING ON THE WORD

Oh I really Love how Bro James explains this concept! He talks about being a doer of the Word and not just an hearer

[KJV] James 1:21 Wherefore LAY APART all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and RECEIVE WITH MEEKNESS THE ENGRAFTED WORD, which is ABLE TO SAVE YOUR SOULS.

[KJV] James 1:22 BUT BE YE DOERS OF THE WORD, and NOT HEARERS ONLY, DECEIVING YOUR OWN SELVES.

Verse 21 means don’t be arrogant/rebellious to the engrafted Word!

Verse 22 says “Don’t just hear the Word only
This means you MUST hear the Word first!

It also says after/beyond hearing “BE A DOER” [of the same]

It also says [by hearing only without the doing] you’re deceiving your own selves

This meant you’re acting who you are not [you’re acting beside yourself]

Now he continued by illustrating the facts above [hearer only vs doer of verse 22] in verses 23-25 let’s look at it

THE HEARER ONLY

[KJV] James 1:23 For if any be a HEARER OF THE WORD, and NOT A DOER, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass:

[KJV] James 1:24 For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway FORGETTETH WHAT MANNER OF MAN HE WAS.

The only reason why this man will behave contrary to his nature (hence decieving his own self) is because “HE FORGETS THE MANNER OF MAN HE WAS”

HE FORGETS HIS TRUE NATURE AS REFLECTED TO HIM IN THE MIRROR!

End of story, No other reason!

THE HEARER PLUS DOER

[KJV] James 1:25 But whoso LOOKETH into THE PERFECT LAW OF LIBERTY, and CONTINUETH [therein], HE BEING NOT A FORGETFUL HEARER, BUT A DOER OF THE WORK, this man shall be BLESSED IN HIS DEEDS.

Who is a The Doer Contextually?

  • Someone who HEARS THE WORD
  • Someone who LOOKS at the Perfect Law of Liberty [The Engrafted Word]
  • Some who CONTINUES TO LOOK at the Law of Perfect Liberty [the Mirror of the Word]
  • Some who is NOT A FORGETFUL HEARER
  • Some who DOES THE WORK [Continues to look]

Then His DEEDS [actions; conduct] is Blessed!

Blessed here does not mean “empowered to Prosper” No!

It means His actions/conduct/deeds becomes “spoken well of” in essesnce commendable!

PRAYER IS A CONSTANT

The Epistles were quite instructive about PRAYER especially in the Spirit and this can never be taken lightly. No shortcut nor special formula to substitute this!

[NIV] 1 Thessalonians 5:17 PRAY CONTINUALLY [without ceasing]

[NLT] Ephesians 6:18 PRAY IN THE SPIRIT AT ALL TIMES and ON EVERY OCCASION. Stay alert and BE PERSISTENT IN YOUR PRAYERS FOR ALL BELIEVERS EVERYWHERE.

[KJV] Jude 1:20 But ye, beloved, BUILDING UP YOURSELVES ON YOUR MOST HOLY FAITH, PRAYING IN THE HOLY GHOST,

Are the above just theories without practicals?

[KJV] Acts 6:4 But we [the Apostles] will GIVE  OURSELVES CONTINUALLY TO PRAYER, and to THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD.

[NIV] 1 Corinthians 14:4 Anyone who SPEAKS IN a TONGUE EDIFIES THEMSELVES, but the one who prophesies edifies the church.

[NIV] 1 Corinthians 14:18 I thank God that I SPEAK IN TONGUES MORE THAN ALL OF YOU.

Kindly Check this Out “TONGUES VERSION 2.0”

Now If Jesus drove out merchants out of the temple saying “my house shall be called a house of prayer…”

and the Epistles explicitly reveal to us explicitly how “Our Body is now the Temple of the Living God”  [Temple of the Holy Ghost]

What exactly does that make you?

A living, breathing, moving Prayer [Power] house! You can’t escape it!

Start with the Pauline Prayers for Revelation knowledge at least 1 hour daily [just in Tongues] for yourself and Believers Everywhere for the next 6 months..  

Then just continue looking at the Law of Perfect Liberty… You’ll experience growth surpassing that which you’ve had in years!

So if a Believer is acting contrarily divergent [not conforming] to his Nature, why?

  1. He’s not being fed with wholesome teaching hence remains a “Spiritual babe”
  2. He himself has failed to listen, look, continue to look long enough hence the reality of his nature is yet to dawn on his consciousness
  3. He’s needs to be more deliberate in praying always.

What’s the Solution?

Keep teaching that Believer wholesomely and let him continue to listen, look and look with Prayers [based on the understanding of Scriptures]

He will eventually become what He hears no matter how long it takes!

Now… 

When a Believer behaves like a believer, it is important to note that it does not make him holier, more accepted [in the Beloved],nor more righteous no!

The Believers conduct DOES NOT in any way make you more or less what you are already!

There’s no big deal for a Believer to act like one, It’s just a reasonable thing to do! Romans 12:1-2 [I hope to do Exegesis on this soonest]


If the 7yr old boy illustrated earlier behaves like a 7yr old boy, that’s just normal. In fact the concern would be if he starts behaving like a 3 yr old boy.

Let’s say my dad is a Mathematician and a Physicist but I have no interest in Maths and Physics not to mention knowing little, it DOES NOT make me less his son… I’am still a SON REGARLESS!

But Let’s say I have much interests in Maths and Physics and He taught me to the point that I became the Best student in Maths and Physics. My performance (deeds) would be well spoken of by people and I’d bring glory to father’s reputation also

BUT those who knows my Father as a Reknowned Mathematicians/Physicist would say;

"why not"
 "he's just like his father nah"
 "he's the true SON of his father"
 "if he's not the best we should query why"

Also my father’s expectation would not be anything less of being the very best!

As such is the Believers conduct hence Matthew 5 says

“Your father is good, your father is loving, your father is perfect, He sends rain to the just and unjust alike etc.”

so Behave like your Heavenly Father!

[NLT] Matthew 5:43 “You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor’ and hate your enemy.

[NLT] Matthew 5:44 But I say, LOVE YOUR ENEMIES! PRAY for those who persecute you!

[NLT] Matthew 5:45 In that way, YOU WILL BE ACTING AS true CHILDREN OF YOUR FATHER IN HEAVEN. For HE GIVES his sunlight to BOTH TO THE EVIL AND THE GOOD, and he sends rain on the JUST and the UNJUST ALIKE.

Hence we forgive because we’ve been forgiven!
We don’t struggle to forgive, in fact we struggle not to forgive!

We don’t say “our enemies to fall down and die” haba we demonstrate our father’s nature to them (Romans 5:8)

We don’t strive with fellow men, we deal peacefully with them

We don’t struggle to love, we just can’t help it but love why?
God’s love has been shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost (Romans 5:5)

Acting who you are not is the big deal! That is who you truly are

But it takes a lot of effort to pretend to be who you are not!

It takes a lot of effort to keep up with fake lives, trying to appear pious

There’s no big deal in acting who you really are!

It’s just our nature!

I hope it’s clear?

Now someone may ask, are there no punishments for doing wrong or rewards for right deeds?

Let me say prestissimo, HEAVEN IS A PLACE OF REWARD! It’s not a reward in itself.

Every believer became a Citizen of Heaven the day He Believes the Gospel.

[NLT] Philippians 3:20 But WE ARE CITIZENS OF HEAVEN, where the Lord Jesus Christ lives. And we are eagerly waiting for him to return as our Savior.

If you’re an American Citizen [home or abroad], do you struggle for American Visa at all?

He’s seated with Christ in the Heavenly,

[NLT] Ephesians 2:6 For HE RAISED US FROM THE L DEAD ALONG WITH CHRIST and SEATED US with him in the HEAVENLY realms BECAUSE WE ARE UNITED WITH CHRIST JESUS.

Do you strive to attain where you’re already seated?

We’re eternally [irreversibly] United with Christ [Christ is the head, we are His body]

Can your head be in the US while your leg is in the UK?

Wherever the head is, the body is!

He has come to Mount Zion, the City of the Living God, the Heavenly Jerusalem

[NLT] Hebrews 12:22 No, YOU HAVE COME to Mount Zion, to THE CITY OF THE LIVING GOD, THE HEAVENLY JERUSALEM, and to countless thousands of angels in a JOYFUL GATHERING.

[NLT] Hebrews 12:23 You have come to the ASSEMBLY OF GOD’S FIRSTBORN CHILDREN, WHOSE NAMES ARE WRITTEN IN HEAVEN. YOU HAVE TO COME TO GOD HIMSELF, who is the judge over all things. YOU HAVE COME TO THE SPIRITS OF THE RIGHTEOUS ONES IN HEAVEN WHO HAVE now BEEN MADE PERFECT.

Kindly Check out my posts on The Rapture for more insights

Also see Is Your Name in the Book of Life?

That being said… Now let’s see Scripture

1 Corinthians 3:9-15 KJV
For WE ARE LABOURERS TOGETHER WITH GOD: ye are GOD’S HUSBANDRY, ye are GOD’S BUILDING.

[10] According to THE GRACE OF GOD which is GIVEN unto me, as a WISE MASTERBUILDER, I HAVE LAID THE FOUNDATION, and ANOTHER BUILDETH THEREON. But LET EVERY MAN TAKE HEED HOW HE BUILDETH THEREUPON.

[11] For OTHER FOUNDATION CAN NO MAN LAY than THAT IS LAID, WHICH IS JESUS CHRIST.

[12] Now if any MAN BUILD UPON THIS FOUNDATION gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

[13] Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be REVEALED BY FIRE; and the fire shall try every man’s work of WHAT SORT IT IS.

[14] If any man’s WORK ABIDE which he hath built thereupon, HE SHALL RECEIVE A REWARD.

[15] If any man’s WORK shall be BURNED, he shall suffer loss: BUT HE HIMSELF SHALL BE SAVED; yet so as by fire.

Let’s not do too many explanation here:

  • The foundation has already been laid which is Christ. No other foundation!
  • What are you building on it?

Things of earthly value that wouldn’t last or things of Eternal Value?

If you build with things that will ABIDE [i.e has eternal value], there’s a reward for you in heaven!

If you become so efficient in doing what you shouldn’t have done by building with things that will not abide forever (earthly values)…,

YOU HAVE NOT LOST YOUR SALVATION!, your works will NOT ABIDE so NO REWARD FOR YOU IN HEAVEN yet YOU WILL BE SAVED!

Is that clear?

 

Please do like, comment and most importantly share if it blessed you!

You’re Blessed Because You’re in Christ!

©Victor Oluwatobi Fabuluje
3rd May, 2018

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Exegesis: John’s Gospel Chapter 14 Explained

John-14.16.jpgEXEGESIS ON JOHN CHAPTER FOURTEEN

This is for you If you had read but missed out some “verily verily” vital points to decode and fully understand John’s Gospel Chapter 14

First of all, Please start by reading the complete chapter all over again [preferably in the old KJV]

Kindly get your Bible and carefully read paying close attention to the words in Upper case.

Also note that the Words [in parenthesis] are added either by the bible translators or by me to help you connect the dots

In your personal Bible study, whenever you see words (especially in KJV) ITALICISED or in PARENTHESIS [i.e bracketted like this 😉] were added by Bible translators. You could as well remove them as they were never part of the originals

Let’s get started!

#1
John 14:16-18 KJV
And I WILL PRAY THE FATHER, AND HE SHALL GIVE YOU another [same] COMFORTER, THAT HE may ABIDE WITH YOU FOR EVER;

[17] [Even] THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH; whom THE WORLD CANNOT RECEIVE, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: BUT YE KNOW HIM; for HE DWELLETH WITH YOU, and SHALL BE IN YOU.

[18] I WILL NOT LEAVE YOU COMFORTLESS : I WILL COME TO YOU.

A careless reading of the above would make you think that Jesus was referring to another Comforter (a completely different Spirit) but pay attention to verses 16/18

I will not leave you COMFORTLESS and hence [that’s why] I WILL COME TO YOU!

Notice Jesus said in verse 3, I WILL COME AGAIN! Not “Another” Comforter

John 14:3 KJV
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I WILL COME AGAIN, and receive you unto myself; that WHERE I AM, THERE YE MAY BE ALSO.
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Verse 6 Jesus Christ is TRUTH personified!

So THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH would mean what?

Yeah you garrit😉 The Spirit of Christ!
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Verse 18, Ye KNOW HIM! Who did they know? Christ (or the Father who’s in Christ)

Who was DWELLING WITH them? Christ

So who WILL BE IN them? The Spirit of Truth — Christ!
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Also notice verse 16 He [The Spirit of Christ] doesn’t come and go, He comes and stays eternally.

Hence Jesus’ statement in Matthew 28:20 “… I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS to the end of the age” He’s gone nowhere. He never leaves us nor forsake us!

#2
John 14:10-11 KJV
Believest thou not that I AM IN THE FATHER, and THE FATHER IN ME? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but THE FATHER THAT DWELLETH IN ME, he doeth the works.

[11] BELIEVE ME THAT I AM IN THE FATHER, and THE FATHER IN ME: or else believe me for the very works’ sake.

Summary of the discourse here simply put is UNION! UNION! UNION!

Union with the Father or Fellowship with the Father

Not a Destination/Location!

#3

Now let’s put the #1 and #2 above [contextually] into clearer perspective

John 14:2,20,23 KJV
In MY FATHER’S HOUSE (household) are many mansions (dwelling places): if [it were] not so, I would have told you. I go to PREPARE A PLACE FOR YOU.

[20] At that day YE SHALL KNOW that I AM IN MY FATHER, and YE IN ME, and I IN YOU.

[23] Jesus answered and said unto him, If A MAN love me, he will keep MY WORDS: and MY FATHER will LOVE HIM, and WE WILL COME UNTO HIM, and MAKE OUR ABODE WITH HIM.

Jesus talks about himself and the Father making MAN an ABODE! [Permanent residence]

Jesus in this chapter to chapter 17 talks about the Father much more than Chapter 1-13. Christ here is revealing the Father to us

Notice that it never said “you are GOING to this abode” rather “The Father and The Son WILL COME” unto that man making him the abode

So the “many mansions [dwelling places]” And the “PLACE He prepared” as stated in verse 2 IS NOT IN A “geographical” DESTINATION/LOCATION IN HEAVEN!

It is in MAN!

Contextually, the “place He went to prepare” is “Making MAN habitable for the Father and Himself”

And that is a man that has responded to God’s Love by BELIEVING THE GOSPEL John 3:14-16/ John 1:12-13/ I John 3:1/ I John 4:12-19
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1 John 4:12-19 KJV
NO MAN HATH SEEN GOD AT ANY TIME. If we love one another, GOD DWELLETH IN US, and HIS LOVE IS PERFECTED IN US.

[13] Hereby KNOW WE that WE DWELL IN HIM, and HE IN US, BECAUSE HE HATH GIVEN US of HIS SPIRIT. [The Spirit of God! Hallelujah!]

[14] And WE HAVE SEEN and do TESTIFY that THE FATHER sent THE SON [to be] THE SAVIOUR OF THE WORLD.

[15] WHOSOEVER SHALL CONFESS THAT JESUS IS THE SON OF GOD, GOD DWELLETH IN HIM, and HE IN GOD.

[16] And we HAVE KNOWN and BELIEVED THE LOVE THAT GOD HATH TO US. GOD IS LOVE; and HE THAT DWELLETH IN LOVE DWELLETH IN GOD, and GOD IN HIM.

[17] 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.

[18] There is NO FEAR IN LOVE; but PERFECT LOVE CASTETH OUT FEAR: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

[19] WE LOVE HIM, because HE FIRST LOVED US.

So haven seen the texts listed above including John’s Epistles, let’s get back to John’s Gospel.

let’s see verse 20 again in the New Living Translation

[NLT] John 14:20 WHEN I AM RAISED TO LIFE AGAIN, YOU WILL KNOW [ We now KNOW in the Epistles! Hallelujah!] that I AM IN MY FATHER, and YOU ARE IN ME, and I AM IN YOU.


Having all the facts above now, read John 14 from verse 1 to the end again and it’ll make so much sense to you.

Confusion is dispelled!

Your ignorance is eternally damaged!

I’M IN CHRIST [JUSTIFIED]!💯

CHRIST IS IN ME [GLORIFIED]!☀

ALL THAT MAKES GOD GOD [THE FULLNESS OF DEITY] DWELLS IN CHRIST and I AM COMPLETE IN HIM!

1 John 1:2-3 KJV
(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it , and bear witness, and shew unto you that ETERNAL LIFE, which WAS WITH THE FATHER, and was MANIFESTED unto us;)

[3] That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may HAVE FELLOWSHIP with us: and TRULY OUR FELLOWSHIP IS WITH THE FATHER, and WITH HIS SON JESUS CHRIST.

TRINITY now [simply put] is the Union of THE FATHER and THE SON as THE SPIRIT [With MY SPIRIT]

I’m in Fellowship with the Father!

I’m in Fellowship with the Son!

I’m in Fellowship with the Spirit of the Lord!

 

I hope it’s clear?

You’re Blessed in Christ!

©Victor Oluwatobi Fabuluje

March 24th, 2018

The GOD of WAR III

Thanks for checking out the Part 1 and Part 2 of this article themed  “THE GOD OF WAR” Please check it out if you haven’t so that you don’t miss out on any part which is key in connecting the dots in your understanding to the end that you have an accurate and precise knowledge [Epignosis] of God.

Now I present to you… The GOD OF WAR III

God of War

Our tears can never be HIS JOY! What make men to be sad does not / CANNOT and will NEVER make God HAPPY!

Many a folk says stuffs like;

‘That God kills is not evil’

"That whatever HE chooses to do CANNOT be bad since he is God

WELL I’D LOVE TO SAY THIS

The Immunity clause with which our traditional or political leaders used to operate has affected our appreciation of WHO GOD IS!

When we hear ‘King of kings’ our mind quickly align with the reign of Idi Amin,  Basoru gaa and those imperial dynasties

We see God as one who doesn’t have remorse

Without Emotions

Just Strong Faced

No ketchup at all

No time to smile

If he kills, it means nothing much to him

A God without emotion

Well, let me start from our famous scripture

John 3:16

For God SO LOVED the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

The diligent bible student will see that there is an emotion attached to that Love

His Love is not based on just intention

His Love is seen in an action

Romans 5:8  KJV

But God commendeth his love toward us, IN THAT, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

So the sacrifice of Jesus is an expression of the heartcry of the Father

It’s not just one of those things
It’s not to condemn the sinning world

John 3:17  KJV

For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him MIGHT BE SAVED.

It’s not to give the world a last chance

It’s not to make the world feel indebted

Rather

It’s the true reflection of his mindset since creation!

What the SON demonstrated in his death is the truth heartcry of the Father

Let us receive understanding from these scriptures;

This is who God has always been

Isa 63:7  I will mention the LOVINGKINDNESSES of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us, and the GREAT GOODNESS toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to HIS MERCIES, and according to the MULTITUDE OF HIS LOVINGKINDNESSES.

Isa 63:8  For he said, Surely they are my people, children that will not lie: so he was THEIR SAVIOUR.

He feels all our pain

Isa 63:9  IN ALL THEIR AFFLICTION HE WAS AFFLICTED, and the angel of his presence SAVED them: IN HIS LOVE and IN HIS PITY HE REDEEMED them; and HE BARE them, and CARRIED them all the days of old.

So A sickness that makes men cry and lament doesn’t make him laugh, rejoice and celebrate!

Even to the man that Sin against him, he doesn’t wish for his destruction

Even the man that has given up on himself, he doesn’t give up on him

Eze 33:10  Therefore, O thou son of man, speak unto the house of Israel; Thus ye speak, saying, If our transgressions and our sins be upon us, and we pine away in them, how should we then live?

So the sinner is saying ‘Oh I have sinned’

Oh, God is angry

Oh Death is imminent

Oh my case is finished

But see what God said in response

Eze 33:11  Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I HAVE NO PLEASURE IN THE DEATH OF THE WICKED; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for WHY WILL YE DIE, O house of Israel?

Most times, when a member of our family becomes deceased Or when a bad thing happens;

High way accident
Supposed incurable deceased

We quickly console ourselves with statements like;

‘It’s God’s will

God permitted it

God knows why

He has a purpose

It’s for the greater Good

Maybe if he had lived longer, He will backslide

Maybe if God gives me Good health, I will be an Aristos in School

OH WHAT A CARELESS, DEADLY, DUMB, FOOLISH AND VERY LAME CONCLUSION!

YOU ARE ROMANCING A DEVIL dressed in white
You have covered poison with icing Sugar and you are serving your family

GET THIS POINT O!

YOU WILL NEVER HAVE ENOUGH BOLDNESS TO REBUKE ANY SICKNESS OR EVIL AS LONG AS YOU THINK GOD’S HANDS ARE  INVOLVED!

Maybe I’d take time to actually revisit the book of Job soon

Instead of Job to rebuke the hand of the devil, he was busy complaining that God has injured him.

The Account of Satan meeting God to dialogue over Job’s life

Guess who wrote it?
Most Likely Same Job

So was he actually in heaven when “the supposed meeting” was held? Could it have been a revelation or His perception? Let’s save that perhaps for later posts

And at the end of the chapter, God rebuked him for all the fallacious claims he made to the end that he placed a disclaimer on everything he’s said for OVER 40 CHAPTERS

Job 42:5-6 AMP

[5] I HAD HEARD of You [only] BY THE HEARING OF THE EAR, but NOW MY [spiritual] EYE SEES YOU.

[6] Therefore I LOATHE [MY WORDS] and ABHOR MYSELF and REPENT in dust and ashes.

So, the priest quoting “The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away…” at the cemetery is sincerely wrong!

A God that killeth a man and maketh the same alive later

A God that gives today but takes same thing back tomorrow

IS A BIG TIME INVENTION of our Ignorance!

FOR the LAW OF SIN AND DEATH that HAS MESSED UP WITH OUR MINDSET

The God we saw in Christ clearly lacks the capacity to kill!

By his words
 In his deeds
 We Saw Life
 NEVER DEATH

Someone might want to reply this post with the fact that Paul made Elymas blind and also the Ananias and saphira saga

And I’d ask ‘How was paul following Jesus in that light?

Which bad man did Jesus made blind or lame?

Everyone he healed, were they not all sinners?

Our God has emotions!

He feels man’s pain
What makes us cry does not give him pleasure


It’s clear

Same Evil a normal Mother cannot wish over her daughter, God does not wish over the sons of men

See how the prophet described God

Isa 49:14  But Zion said, The LORD hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me.

Isa 49:15  Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, THEY MAY FORGET, YET WILL I NOT1 FORGET THEE.

See that description
That is Awesome

Isa 49:16  Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

We don’t ask for Life from God and he gives us Death in return!

That will betray God as a Good Father

Mat 7:7  Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Mat 7:8  For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

Mat 7:9  Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?

Mat 7:10  Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?

Now see the key point here

Mat 7:11  If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall YOUR FATHER WHICH IS IN HEAVEN GIVE GOOD THINGS TO THEM THAT ASK HIM?

GOOD THINGS

NOT EVIL!

SO if you see the “MOST RIGHTEOUS” man in your village Sick with Cancer

Don’t allow it cross your mind at all that God has a hand in it!

Either directly or indirectly

Sickness is an oppression of the devil!

And healing and health is God’s will!

I will say here thatHEALING IS GOD’S UNCONDITIONAL RESPONSE TO SICKNESSES!

Act 10:38  How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who WENT ABOUT DOING GOOD, and HEALING ALL THAT WERE OPPRESSED OF THE DEVIL; for GOD WAS WITH HIM.

This is all the light the likes of John Alexander Dowie had to the end that they massively destroyed the works of the enemy in their generation

So even sickness that we are sure was caused by lack of adhering to Good health practices must still be approached and rebuked like the devil

Because our pain is his pain

In All our Afflictions, He was as well afflicted

So,

Jamess 4:7  Submit yourselves therefore to God. RESIST THE DEVIL, and HE WILL FLEE FROM YOU.

AND IN THIS, GOD IS WELL GLORIFIED

IN HEALTH not Sickness

In PEACE not War
In LIFE, never Death

For In our Flexing, He Flexes

No wonder HE instructed Israel to have PLENTY FEASTS where they are to come together and EAT and DRINK and MERRY

Even their Tithes, He told them to bring it in and EAT Before Him

Deuteronomy 14:22-27 TLB

22 “YOU MUST TITHE ALL OF YOUR CROPS EVERY YEAR.
 
23 Bring this TITHE TO  EAT BEFORE THE LORD YOUR GOD at the place he shall choose as his sanctuary; this applies to your tithes of grain, new wine, olive oil, and the firstborn of your flocks and herds. THE PURPOSE OF TITHING IS TO TEACH YOU ALWAYS TO PUT GOD FIRST IN YOUR LIVES.
 
24 If the place the Lord chooses for his sanctuary is so far away that it isn’t convenient to carry your tithes to that place,
 
25 then YOU MAY SELL THE TITHE portion of your crops and herds and TAKE THE MONEY TO THE LORD’S SANCTUARY.
 
26 When you arrive, USE THE MONEY TO BUY an ox, a sheep, some wine, or beer, TO FEAST THERE BEFORE THE LORD YOUR GOD, and TO REJOICE WITH YOUR HOUSEHOLD.
 
27 “Don’t forget to share your income with the Levites in your community, for they have no property or crops as you do.
 
28 “Every third year you are to USE YOUR ENTIRE TITHE FOR LOCAL WELFARE PROGRAMS:
 
29 Give it to the Levites who have no inheritance among you, or to foreigners, or to widows and orphans within your city, so that THEY CAN EAT AND BE SATISFIED; and then Jehovah your God will bless you and your work.

HE LOVES TO SEE US SMILE, HAPPY, MERRY AND HEALING!

YES
THAT IS OUR GOD!

RECEIVE UNDERSTANDING TODAY IN JESUS NAME!

I CALL YOU BLESSED!

Inspired by: Omoba Temitope Thompson @The Edifying Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria.

The GOD of WAR II

Thanks for reading the first part of this series. I want to believe it has blessed you in one way or the other. Please if does endeavour to share to liberate people from the shackles of religion and mental slavery.

Thanks for checking out the part 2 of the post, I make this succinctly succint as you stick around much longer for the Part 3

Please don’t forget this Scripture as we go through this series. I’m always super ecstatic about it especially due to  the way The Amplified Bible rendered it.

  • Hebrews 1:1-3 AMP

[1] IN MANY SEPARATE REVELATIONS [EACH OF WHICH SET FORTH A PORTION OF THE TRUTH] and in DIFFERENT WAYS GOD SPOKE of old to [our] forefathers in and BY THE PROPHETS,

[2] [But] in the last of these days HE HAS SPOKEN TO US IN [the person of a] SON, Whom He appointed HEIR and LAWFUL OWNER of all things, also by and through Whom HE CREATED THE WORLDS and the reaches of space and THE AGES OF TIME [He made, produced, built, operated, and arranged them in order].

[3] He is the SOLE EXPRESSION OF THE GLORY OF GOD [the Light-being, the out-raying or radiance of the divine], and HE IS THE PERFECT IMPRINT and VERY IMAGE OF [GOD’S] NATURE, upholding and maintaining and guiding and propelling the universe by HIS MIGHTY WORD OF POWER. When He had by offering Himself accomplished our cleansing of sins and riddance of guilt, He sat down at the right hand of the divine Majesty on high,

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Let’s Get Started!!

The principle of sin and death that operates in the world has taught us wrongly!

We so much believe in Karma, Nemesis etc. Supported by a few Scriptures like;

Jeremiah 49:2, 12 KJV
[2] Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord , that I WILL CAUSE AN ALARM OF WAR to be heard in Rabbah of the Ammonites; and it shall be a DESOLATE HEAP, and her daughters shall be BURNED WITH FIRE: then shall Israel be heir unto them that were his heirs, saith the Lord .

[12] For thus saith the Lord ; Behold, they whose judgment was not to drink of the cup have assuredly drunken; and art thou he that shall altogether go unpunished? THOU SHALT NOT GO UNPUNISHED, but thou shalt surely drink of it .

1 Samuel 15:18 KJV
And the Lord sent thee on a journey, and said, Go and UTTERLY DESTROY THE SINNERS the Amalekites, and fight against them until they be consumed.

Proverbs 11:21 KJV

Though hand join in hand, THE WICKED SHALL NOT BE UNPUNISHED: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

That is why it’s easier for us to associate tyranny and Great destruction with Great power Other than Great Love, Great Compassion, and Great Goodness

[NLT] Jeremiah 9:24 But those who wish to boast should boast in this alone: that they TRULY KNOW ME and understand that I am the Lord WHO DEMONSTRATES UNFAILING LOVE and who brings JUSTICE and RIGHTEOUSNESS to the earth, and that I delight in these things. I, the Lord, have spoken!

If He kills a sinner for his sin [as Justice] how about his Love and Righteousness part in the same scenario?

We have enthroned ‘Death’ higher than ‘Life’

Hence we miss out big time of the knowledge of God

Hence we see Jesus, God in man, as Weak

But we see Elijah and merciless Elisha as Powerful

I have not really heard plenty people cry and pray to receive the single portion of the anointing of our Lord Jesus Christ

But we have fasted, prayed and sowed dangerous prophetic seeds to receive the double portion of Elijah’s Anointing

Think About it

Why was John called the greatest of the prophets? Yet he did no miracle

Mat 11:11  Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist:

See the reason here

Joh 10:41  And many resorted unto him, and said, John did no miracle: but all things that John spake of this man were true.

He presented and represented God well

He introduced the messiah well! Although he made mistakes too but

  • He didn’t present Jesus as the one that is coming to punish the world
  • He didn’t talk about Him as the one that killeth and maketh Alive
  • He didn’t talk about him as the one that will send down famine should in case men refused to believe

Rather He spoke of him plainly as the one that came to take the punishment that the world deserves away

Joh 1:29  The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

He spoke about him not as the one that gives sickness, but as the one that gives the Holy Ghost

Joh 1:33  And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.

So to see the prophets that exercised so much authority in destruction as superior is poor appreciation of the Scriptures!

God wants to be known for Goodness

For Goodness is what he does

Psa 130:3  If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?

Psa 130:4  But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.

That is serious! 

  • That is clear! Meaning God does not mark iniquities
  • Meaning God does not invoke some experimental and experiential punishment on the sinner because of his atrocities

Rather He forgives them!

Think about the Scripture below

(Ezekiel 33:10 CEV)  

The LORD said: Ezekiel, son of man, the people of Israel are complaining that the punishment for their sins is more than they can stand. They have lost all hope for survival, and they blame me.

So they were asking that ‘How will they live since they have sinned’

And sadly and ignorantly, they blame God for the punishment

Hmmm

And God gave an Epic response

How I wish mankind can get this today

Eze 33:11  Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Wow wow

So, if God does not take pleasure in the death of the wicked
It means HE DOES not KILL the wicked!

It means, ‘He will be vexing himself if he does’
He will be sinning if he does

FOR HE SAID

I DON’T TAKE PLEASURE IN THE DEATH OF THE WICKED

I DON’T DELIGHT IN IT
I DON’T REJOICE IN IT

Stop sending such prayer points to me!

So To pray FALL DOWN AND DIE on men in a congregation is to together gang up as one to grieve the heart of GOD

HE HAS NO PLEASURE IN DEATH!

HIS POWER IS TO SAVE THE SINNER FROM DEATH!

2 Peter 3:9,15 KJV
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. [15] And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you;

Also, See what he did to sinners who perished during Noah’s era

1 Peter 3:18-21 KJV
For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit: [19] By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison; [20] Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. [21] The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:

Wow that is love and righteousness!

Death came by Man, but LIFE came by God in Christ

He never told Adam that if you eat of that Tree, I will then Come and kill you

No
God is life
And rejecting Life is creating Death

And you know it took time for even physical death to catch up with Adam’s body? Over 930 years. That’s to Show that Death is not God’s weapon/ or else, why did it take that long for it to swallow Adam up?

(Romans 5:12 GNB)  

Sin came into the world through one man, and his sin brought death with it. As a result, death has spread to the whole human race because everyone has sinned.
Now see this

Death is man’s creation But Life is God’s!

(Romans 5:17 GNB)  

It is true that through the sin of one man death began to rule because of that one man. But how much greater is the result of what was done by the one man, Jesus Christ! All who receive God’s abundant grace and are freely put right with him will rule in life through Christ.

Glory to God
See
Life is Greater than Death

Simply because LIFE IS of God

Forgiveness is Life

While Anger, malice, unforgiveness and their resultant prayer points is death

So God’s reaction to His Enemies is not WRATH but MERCY (not killing them)

(Romans 5:10 CEV)  

Even when we were God’s enemies, he made peace with us, because his Son died for us. Yet something even greater than friendship is ours. Now that we are at peace with God, we will be saved by his Son’s life.

So He came to make peace with the Sinner

Not to make War

And today, he is giving us the same ministry to continue on his behalf

2Co 5:18  And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;

2Co 5:19  To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.

He doesn’t count sins
So God gave us a ministry of NO-SIN IMPUTATION

2Co 5:20  Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.

We are to represent him based on facts that his son came to tell us and demonstrate to us in his death, burial and resurrection

Not based on Rumors that we have been told of him

2Co 5:21  For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

Lastly, see our Commission here as stated by Jesus and Paul

Luke 24:46-47 KJV
And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: [47] And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Act 26:16  But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;

Act 26:17  Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,

Now see what we are sent to do to sinners

To people who pose/stage themselves as our enemies and as God’s enemies

Act 26:18  To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Wow just like Isaiah 66:1 huh? 
Goodness for the bad man!

And Thank God for Paul

He obeyed this and refused to run his own witch killing or anger filled ministry

Act 26:19  Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision:

So

  • if you are still advertising a God that is angry everyday with sinners
  • A God that wants to kill both repentant or unrepentant witches and wizards
  • A God that does not forgive without collecting back his own pound of flesh

You are running your own ministry o! Not God’s

The Only War God had was not with man

But with his enemies of man;

SIN
DEATH
HELL
THE DEVIL
SICKNESS & INFIRMITIES
 And this he did in the death, burial and resurrection of his SON

SO help us beg the plenty merciless ministries and prophets around

That they should stop decorating demons and camouflaging them as God and angels to achieve the devil’s mission

Joh 10:10  The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Kindly help like, comment, share and stick around for part 3

I call you blessed!

Inspired by: Omoba Temitope Thompson @The Edifying Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria

The God of War 1

ares_god_of_war_1280x960Thanks for checking out my blog. The title of this article might have aroused your interest in one way or the other. As it brings to mind different interesting perspective.

If you’ve been adequately acquainted with the ancient Greek mythology, Ares also called Mars by Romans [God of War] comes to the fore. And if you’re an ideal guy who loves gaming. Lord Kratos [whose creed is Vengeance] comes to mind amongst other possibilities. 

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However this series is not in anyway related to any of those angry God stories. The objective of this series is;

  • To expound on my previous post The Law Was Given by Moses [Not God]
  • To bring some issues into clearer perspective
  • To answer a number of questions from the post
  • Most importantly to Reveal God more accurately differently from what you used to know of Him
  • To reveal His constantly consistently consistent nature
NB: In the course of this post
you'll be reading what negates the truth you ever knew!

You’ll be least offended if you could just forget what you know first and just be as objective as possible.

Don’t just jump into hasty conclusions. It’s not a quick-read but kindly read to the very end. 

Read (especially the Scriptures), pay close attention to words in Upper case,  pause, think, re-read, don’t be in haste to quickly finish reading it. 

Drop your relevant questions (from Scriptures) in the comments, I’d answer them 

Stay tuned by following my blog for the next series

Share the post if it blesses you. Thanks

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Let’s Get Started

THE GOD OF WAR

Psalm 68 vs 1 KJV

Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him. 

This is a scripture that has given birth to several dangerous and ferocious prayer points and ministries. The scripture is almost more popular than the name of Jesus in some ministries. 

Let me say this to begin;

The Type of Prayers you make people pray is 
a reflection of the ministry you run 

We have seen men use scriptures like that above to fuel their own anger, selfishness, revenge;

  • That my boss must die
  • That old woman must not see the New Year
  • I give El Rufai 7 days ultimatum else… 
  • God punish my village people that are doing me
  • Lots and Lots 

However, so as not to drive the matter too far we actually saw God arose and the enemies scatter!

But David is not God! 

Neither is Hezekiah! 

So don’t see the enemies of those folks as the enemies of God!

But we really Saw God arose

In fact, He did more than Arising, He came down

He came to us

He came to the earth WITHOUT DROPPING ANY OF HIS CHARACTER 

  • Isaiah 9:6  

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and HIS NAME shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, THE MIGHTY GOD, THE EVERLASTING FATHER, The Prince of Peace.

OH HE CAME! 

The Word Became Flesh

  • John 1:1-2 KJV  

[1] In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 

[2]  The same was in the beginning with God. 

GOD ON THE STREETS  of men! THIS IS IT!

  • IF HE TRULY DEALS WITH HIS ENEMIES, THEN it’s time to see who and who is his enemy
  • And how he dealt with them

So How I wish we can fully grasp this Truth 

  • That God truly came DOWN 

John 1:14  KJV

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

  • YES GOD ONCE LIVED IN the Palestine I mean GOD!

1 Timothy 3:16 KJV

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

  • HE CAME FULLY I SAY 

Hebrews 1:3 KJV

Who being the brightness of his glory, and the EXPRESS IMAGE OF HIS PERSON, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high:

[AMP]

He is the sole expression of the glory of God [the Light-being, the out-raying or radiance of the divine], and He is THE PERFECT IMPRINT and VERY IMAGE OF [GOD’S] NATURE,… 

[MSG]

This Son per­fectly mirrors God, and is stamped with God’s na­ture. He holds ev­ery­thing togeth­er by what he says—powerful words!

[NIV]

The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and THE EXACT REPRESENTATION OF HIS BEING,..

[NLT]

The Son radiates God’s own glory and EXPRESSES THE VERY CHARACTER OF GOD,…

  • And instead of killing people that poses themselves as his enemies

We got the shocker of our lives

  • Acts  10:38 KJV 

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about DOING GOOD, and HEALING ALL THAT WERE OPPRESSED OF THE DEVIL; for God was with him.

People rejected him! He didn’t kill them!

  • A Samaritan Village Rejects Jesus

Luk 9:51  And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,

Luk 9:52  And sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.

Luk 9:53  And THEY DID NOT RECEIVE HIM, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem.

Luk 9:54  And when his disciples JAMES and JOHN saw this, they said, LORD, WILT THOU THAT WE COMMAND FIRE TO COME DOWN FROM HEAVEN, AND CONSUME THEM, EVEN AS ELIAS DID?

Luk 9:55  But HE TURNED, and REBUKED THEM, and said, YE KNOW NOT WHAT MANNER OF SPIRIT YE ARE OF.

Luk 9:56  For the Son of man IS NOT COME TO DESTROY men’s LIVES, BUT TO SAVE THEM. And they went to another village.

So even Elijah misrepresented God in that regard. I believe David must have learnt when he saw Jesus refused to kill those folks

Oh! He thought Killing the remnant of the household of Saul,  Killing the Philistines and Moabites is God’s will and delight

But The GodMan Came down and prove that hypothesis all wrong!

  • People injured him! Pierced him! But to our greatest surprise! The persecutors got a Wawu

They were blessed in return

Instead of judgment, they got forgiveness instead!

  • Luke 23:34 KJV  

Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.

MY GOD!! THAT IS STRONG!

SO WHICH GOD WAS DAVID talking ABOUT?

If it’s same God that came in Jesus [As Jesus], then we have to look a bit more closely at the enemies he destroyed

In Prophecy we saw his enemies

Please and please
 Focus on the capitalized words in the scripture below

Isa 53:4  Surely he hath borne OUR griefs, and carried OUR sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.

Isa 53:5  But he was wounded for OUR transgressions, he was bruised for OUR iniquities: the chastisement of OUR peace was upon him; and with his stripes WE ARE healed.

Wawu! Looking closely at that Scripture

‘OUR’ was used like 5 TIMES in those verses alone

And this is one of the clearest we can see

Meaning the enemies of God ARE; the Adverse / Negative Condition of the entire Humanity

We see these conditions clearly stated in the Epistles

  • Romans 5:12 KJV

Wherefore, as by one man SIN entered into the world, and DEATH by SIN; and so DEATH passed upon all men, for that all have SINNED:

Brother James gave us another clue to what they are

  • James 5:13-16 KJV

[13]  Is any among you afflicted? let him pray…

[14]  Is any sick among you? ….

[15]   And the prayer of faith shall SAVE the SICK, and the Lord shall RAISE him up; and if he have committed SINS, they shall be FORGIVEN him.

[16]   Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

So we see Sin, Death and all that came with it like sicknesses etc

So when the God arose and came as Jesus, let’s see the things that scattered

Mat 8:16  When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were POSSESSED WITH DEVILS: and HE CAST OUT THE SPIRITS with his word, and HEALED ALL THAT WERE SICK:

Mat 8:17  That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself TOOK OUR INFIRMITIES, and BARE OUR SICKNESSES.

Sickness scattered!

Demons scattered! NOT Men!

And ultimately upon his death burial and resurrection

The Real foe of Man which is actually the enemy of God was given an eternal blow by the Godman

Heb 2:14  Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the DEVIL;

Heb 2:15  And deliver them who through FEAR OF DEATH were all their lifetime subject to BOUNDAGE.

GLORY!

‘Fear of death’ too was destroyed

  • WE SAW HIM DESTROY MORE

SCATTERED MORE

  • 1 Corinthians 15:54-57 KJV

[54] So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

[55]  O DEATH, where is thy sting? O GRAVE, where is thy victory?

[56]  The sting of death is SIN; and the strength of sin is the LAW.

[57]  But thanks be to God, which GIVETH US THE VICTORY THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.

So WHO/WHAT ARE THE ENEMIES OF GOD? 

  1. THE SIN OF MAN
  2. THE DEATH THAT MAN DESERVES
  3. THE DEVIL and his co-deceivers (demons)
  4. The Fear of death

We call everything Above the Kingdom of Darkness, Where Sin is the rules and for the very reason The Godman came. 

Behold, the Lamb of God

  • John 1:29 KJV  

The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

So the witch, the Sinner, the wicked man are not GOD’S Enemy! That is why they didn’t die or vaporize at the presence of the God-Man!

Rather they are his delight! They are the reason why he came down

  • Luke 15:1- 7 KJV

[1] Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.

[2] And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.

[3] And he spake this parable unto them, saying,

[4] What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?

[5] And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing.

[6] And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.

[7] I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.

He never came to destroy the sinner but the SIN that united MAN and the DEVIL. That is what this scripture is saying;

  • 1 John  3:8  KJV 

He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

SO the man in Hell today is the one that refuses to break his alliance with sin (God’s Enemy) by simply believing the Gospel

He didn’t stop there!

What he did, he also does through us today! 

  • Mark 16:15-20 KJV

[15] And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

[16] He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

[17] And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;

[18] They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

[19] So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.

[20] And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.

So today,

AS WE RISE and PREACH, get men saved, heal the oppress and cast out some Demons!

The Gospel prospers in your hands! 

That is GOD SCATTERING HIS ENEMIES

HE ROSE FOR MAN! NOT AGAINST MAN

HOPE IT’S CLEAR?

STAY TUNED FOR PART 2

I CALL YOU BLESSED!

Omoba Temitope Thompson

[The Edifying Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria]

https://edifyingassembly.com/contact

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The Amplified Bible on Eternal Salvation

hebrews-5-9The week has been a very eventful one!

Aside my professional practice, I was able to reason with scriptures with some folks [online]. Thank God a few were humbled like Apollos [though very mighty in scriptures] to learn more accurately from Priscilia & Aquila

Acts 18:24-28 AMP

[24] Meanwhile, there was a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, who came to Ephesus. He was a cultured and eloquent man, WELL VERSED and MIGHTY IN THE SCRIPTURES.

[25] He had been INSTRUCTED in the way of the Lord, and BURNING WITH SPIRITUAL ZEAL, he SPOKE and TAUGHT DILIGENTLY and ACCURATELY THE THINGS CONCERNING JESUS [Luke 24:25-27, 44-48], though he was ACQUAINTED ONLY with the baptism of John.

[26] He began to speak freely (fearlessly and boldly) in the synagogue; but when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him with them and EXPOUNDED TO HIM the way of God MORE DEFINETELY AND ACCURATELY.

[27] And when [Apollos] wished to cross to Achaia (most of Greece), the brethren wrote to the disciples there, urging and encouraging them TO ACCEPT and WELCOME HIM HEARTILY. When he arrived, he proved a great help to those who through grace (God’s unmerited favor and mercy) had believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Christ as Lord and Savior).

[28] For with GREAT POWER he refuted the Jews in public [discussions], SHOWING AND PROVING BY THE SCRIPTURES that JESUS IS THE CHRIST (the Messiah).

That being said, let me do this prestisimmo and I would make the decision easier for you.

At the end of this post,

You will either conclude and believe that the writers of The Amplified Bible are demonic [anti-Christ] hence will completely avoid AMP/AMPC like a plague forever [vow to never open the scriptures brought to the fore in your reading, studying, meditation and teaching ministry]

or

be convinced possibly too that Salvation is ETERNAL contrary to what you had known and hence provoked to do an unbiased study around it.

I would rather have you do the latter though

Let’s Get Started!

NB: Except stated otherwise
all scripture in this post are from the Amplified Bible [AMP/AMPC]

John 3

[16] For God so greatly LOVED and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten (unique) Son, so that WHOEVER BELIEVES IN (trusts in, clings to, relies on) HIM SHALL NOT PERISH (come to destruction, be lost) BUT HAVE ETERNAL (everlasting) LIFE.

This bible verse is well known worldwide by most folks (saved and unbelievers alike).

Some preachers of the Gospel looked into this verse only to bring out money “Rhema” because of the word “Love and Gave” used together but intensionally overlooked the purpose of the gift “Whoever believes in Him has Eternal Life and thus shall not perish

For several ages [even before Constatine] men had adequately tried to cheat/defeat death exploring several ways [physics to meta-physics, sorcery, spiritism, other X-crafts] to live forever. Some age even believed that there is an “Elixir of Life” a magical potion that defy death to attain immortality.

Some sects also believed in the concept of “After Life” and that there are Compulsory requirements to secure a good place in it. Some believed it had to be bought [with plenty gold and precious gems] while some believed it had to be earned [by good heroic deeds]

A quick look into history revealed several other non conforming practices based on divergent religious beliefs on “The After Life”.

The Goodnews is that they were all wrong!

If it were really possible to be attained by human performances all these years, we should have heard another Eureka! [universally acceptable scientific breakthrough invention]

You don’t have to meet any of the divergent requirements and non-conforming practices to cheat Death!

There is just ONE TRUE requirement! [any other is fake/ a lie]

  • Irrespective of your sex, race, standard of living, social standing etc. [Whosoever]
  • Believes Him [the only begotten of the Father who is full of grace and truth]
  • Shall not perish [defy death, escape eternal death/misery in hell]
  • But have Ever lasting life [Life that is Eternal] sequel to BELIEVING!

If this life could be cut-short [aborted, interupted, truncated], I submit to you that can never qualify to be called ETERNAL! but if qualified to be so called then…

Yes you can say it again!

NOW GET YOUR BIBLES! AMP/AMPC

  • Matthew 25

[34]Then the King will say to those at His right hand, Come, you blessed of My Father [you favored of God and appointed to ETERNAL SALVATION], inherit (receive as your own) the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

  • Mark 10

[17]And as He was setting out on His journey, a man ran up and knelt before Him and asked Him, Teacher, [You are essentially and perfectly morally] good, what must I do to inherit ETERNAL LIFE  [that is, to partake of ETERNAL SALVATION in the Messiah’s kingdom]?

  • Luke 3

[6]And all mankind shall see (behold and understand and at last acknowledge) the salvation of God (the deliverance from ETERNAL DEATH decreed by God). [Isa. 40:3-5.]

  • Luke 10

[25]And then a certain lawyer arose to try (test, tempt) Him, saying, Teacher, what am I to do to inherit EVERLASTING LIFE [that is, to partake of ETERNAL SALVATION in the Messiah’s kingdom]?

  • Luke 18

[18]And a certain ruler asked Him, Good Teacher [You who are essentially and perfectly morally good], what shall I do to inherit ETERNAL LIFE [to partake of ETERNAL SALVATION in the Messiah’s kingdom]?

  • Acts 6

[7]And the message of God kept on spreading, and the number of disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem; and [besides] a large number of the priests were obedient to the faith [in Jesus as the Messiah, through Whom is obtained ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God].

  • Acts 11

[24]For he was a good man [good in himself and also at once for the good and the advantage of other people], full of and controlled by the Holy Spirit and full of faith (of his belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain ETERNAL SALVATION). And a large company was added to the Lord.

  • Acts 13:46-49

[46]And Paul and Barnabas spoke out plainly and boldly, saying, It was necessary that God’s message [concerning salvation through Christ] should be spoken to you first. But since you thrust it from you, you pass this judgment on yourselves that you are unworthy of ETERNAL LIFE and out of your own mouth you will be judged. [Now] behold, we turn to the Gentiles (the heathen).

[47]For so the Lord has charged us, saying, I have set you to be a light for the Gentiles (the heathen), that you may bring [ETERNAL] SALVATION to the uttermost parts of the earth. [Isa. 49:6.]

[48]And when the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified (praised and gave thanks for) the Word of God; and as many as were destined (appointed and ordained) to ETERNAL LIFE believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Jesus as the Christ and their Savior).

[49]And so the Word of the Lord [concerning ETERNAL SALVATION THROUGH CHRIST] scattered and spread throughout the whole region.

  • Acts 15:9,35

[9]And He made no difference between us and them, but cleansed their hearts by faith (by a strong and welcome conviction that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God).

[35]But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch and with many others also continued teaching and proclaiming the good news, the Word of the Lord [concerning the attainment through Christ of ETERNAL SALVATION in God’s kingdom].

  • Acts 16:1,32

[1]AND [Paul] went down to Derbe and also to Lystra. A disciple named Timothy was there, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer [she had become convinced that Jesus is the Messiah and the AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION, and yielded obedience to Him]; but [Timothy’s] father was a Greek.

[32]And they declared the Word of the Lord [the doctrine concerning the attainment through Christ of ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God] to him and to all who were in his house.

  • Acts 17:11-13

[11]Now these [Jews] were better disposed and more noble than those in Thessalonica, for they were entirely ready and accepted and welcomed the message [concerning the attainment through Christ of ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God] with inclination of mind and eagerness, searching and examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

[12]Many of them therefore became believers, together with not a few prominent Greeks, women as well as men.

[13]But when the Jews of Thessalonica learned that the Word of God [concerning the attainment through Christ of ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God] was also preached by Paul at Beroea, they came there too, disturbing and inciting the masses.

  • Acts 18

[11]So he settled down among them for a year and six months, teaching the Word of God [concerning the attainment through Christ of ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God].

  • Acts 19:10,20

[10]This continued for two years, so that all the inhabitants of [the province of] Asia, Jews as well as Greeks, heard the Word of the Lord [concerning the attainment through Christ of ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God].

[20]Thus the Word of the Lord [concerning the attainment through Christ of ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God] grew and spread and intensified, prevailing mightily.

  • Romans 1

[16]For I am not ashamed of the Gospel (good news) of Christ, for it is God’s power working unto SALVATION [for deliverance from ETERNAL DEATH] to everyone who believes with a personal trust and a confident surrender and firm reliance, to the Jew first and also to the Greek,

  • Romans 5

[4]And endurance (fortitude) develops maturity of character (approved faith and tried integrity). And character [of this sort] produces [the habit of] joyful and confident HOPE OF ETERNAL SALVATION.

  • 1 Corinthians 1

[30]But it is from Him that you have your life in Christ Jesus, Whom God made our Wisdom from God, [revealed to us a knowledge of the divine plan of salvation previously hidden, manifesting itself as] our Righteousness [thus making us upright and putting us in right standing with God], and our Consecration [making us pure and holy], and our Redemption [providing our ransom from ETERNAL PENALTY for sin].

  • 1 Corinthians 13

[13]And so faith, hope, love abide [faith–conviction and belief respecting man’s relation to God and divine things; hope–joyful and confident expectation of ETERNAL SALVATION; love–true affection for God and man, growing out of God’s love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love.

  • 1 Corinthians 15

[50]But I tell you this, brethren, flesh and blood cannot [become partakers of ETERNAL SALVATION and] inherit or share in the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable (that which is decaying) inherit or share in the imperishable (the immortal).

  • 2 Corinthians 1

[24]Not that we have dominion [over you] and lord it over your faith, but [rather that we work with you as] fellow laborers [to promote] your joy, for in [your] faith (in your strong and welcome conviction or belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain ETERNAL SALVATION in the kingdom of God) you stand firm.

  • 2 Timothy 2

[10]Therefore I [am ready to] persevere and stand my ground with patience and endure everything for the sake of the elect [God’s chosen], so that they too may obtain [the] SALVATION which is in Christ Jesus, with [the reward of] ETERNAL GLORY.

NOW check this verse in many bible tranlations!

It’s constantly conforming and consistent!

  • Hebrews 5

[9]And, [His completed experience] making Him perfectly [equipped], He became the AUTHOR and SOURCE OF ETERNAL SALVATION to all those who give heed and obey Him, [Isa. 45:17.]

[KJV] Hebrews 5:9 And being made perfect, he became the AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION unto all them that obey him;

[NIV] Hebrews 5:9 and, once made perfect, he became the SOURCE OF ETERNAL SALVATION for all who obey him

[NLT] Hebrews 5:9 In this way, God qualified him as a perfect High Priest, and he became the SOURCE OF ETERNAL SALVATION FOR ALL those who obey him.

LASTLY

  • Isaiah 45

[17]But Israel shall be saved by the Lord with EVERLASTING SALVATION; you shall not be put to shame or confounded to all eternity. [Heb. 5:9.]

[NLT] Isaiah 45:17 But the Lord will save the people of Israel with ETERNAL SALVATION. Throughout EVERLASTING AGES, they will NEVER AGAIN be humiliated and disgraced.

To cap it all. compare this OT versus NT text

[NLT] Isaiah 43:11 I, yes I, am the Lord, and there is NO OTHER SAVIOR.

[NLT] Isaiah 43:13 “From ETERNITY TO ETERNITY I AM GOD. NO ONE CAN SNATCH ANYONE OUT OF MY HAND. NO ONE CAN UNDO WHAT I HAVE DONE.”

Versus,

[NLT] John 10:27 My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.

[NLT] John 10:28 I GIVE THEM ETERNAL LIFE, and THEY WILL NEVER PERISH. NO ONE CAN SNATCH THEM AWAY FROM ME,

[NLT] John 10:29 for MY FATHER HAS GIVEN THEM TO ME , and HE IS MORE POWERFUL THAN ANYONE ELSE. NO ONE CAN SNATCH THEM FROM THE FATHER’S HAND.

[NLT] John 10:30 The FATHER and I are ONE.”

That is so Apt!

See the definitions  of the following words in the Originals as seen in Strong’s Concordance

The Gospel,

Called (as in 1 Corinthians 1:1) 

Faith, Gift and Hope
The Gospel strong concordance
The Gospel Strong’s concordance
Called Strong's Definition
Paul G3972, called G2822 to be an apostle G652 of Jesus G2424 Christ
Faith Strong's Concordance
Faith Strong’s Definition
Gift Strong's Definition
Spiritual Gifts Strong’s Concordance
Hope Strong's Concordance definition
Hope Strong’s Definition

By the Law of EVIDENCE

Both from Scriptures and Strong’s Definition of Keywords in the Originals, I hope I’ve been able to convince you and not to confuse you as touching Eternal Salvation which is through faith alone in Christ Jesus?

We that have believed have ETERNAL LIFE!

Hence we live forever!

We defy death!

It is not our own doing. This is God’s doing! He gave us THE GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS [credit alert of righteousness]. The only requirement to access this is through faith alone which is in Christ Jesus our Lord!

We that have believed can only sleep not die!

Ressurected Bodies awaits us!

We win in Christ!

©Victor Oluwatobi Fabuluje

The LAW was given by Moses [Not God]

Hello Readers, the spread of the Epignosis [Accurate and Precise knowledge] about Christ has been intense lately and thanks be to God for boldness and strength generated in the place of prayer.

Thanks for reading, liking and most importantly sharing to liberate believers from the shackles of religion

No giving up in speaking the more now! Eternal destiny of men are being changed.

That being said, there are many instances in Scripture where Jesus had to correct some of the truths the Jews ever stood for for centuries. 

He was eventually killed not because of the good works he did after all but because of His teachings which challenged everything they had ever believed about God. 

The Good news is that He did not remain dead. God Raised Him on the third day according to scriptures. [1 Corinthians 15:1-5]

One of those instances is Matthew 5. There are six places Jesus said “You have heard it said… But I say…” [Please open your own bible to read it]

Matthew 5:21-22,27-28,31-34,38-39,43-45 KJV

[21] Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time… 

[22] But I say unto you, That…

[27] Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time… 

[28] But I say unto you, That…

[31] It hath been said,… 

[32] But I say unto you, That… 

[33] Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time…

[34] But I say unto you…

[38] Ye have heard that it hath been said,…

[39] But I say unto you,…

[43] Ye have heard that it hath been said,… 

[44] But I say unto you, Love…

[45] That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

So you’ve seen the God-man correcting them six times in just one chapter

Most of the time when that happens;

  • most people will generally feel offended,
  • some might behave rashly,
  • some might argue it
  • but others might be calm about it, be humbled enough to go back to double-check if what was said was accurately and precisely true or not.

When it’s the truth, they believe it while others would still be arguing and fighting it.

I would rather have you be in the latter group as pertaining this post.

🚫⚠⚠Stop reading now if you wouldn’t like to hear this shocking truth ⚠⚠🚫

Let’s get started!

John 1:16-18 KJV

[16] And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.

[17] For THE LAW WAS GIVEN BY MOSES, but GRACE and TRUTH CAME BY JESUS CHRIST. 

[18] NO MAN HATH SEEN GOD AT ANY TIME; THE ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, which is in THE BOSSOM OF THE FATHER, HE HATH DECLARED HIM.

For many years largely due to [things we’ve heard from ‘church-people’ and ministers of God] and veiled understanding in the Holy Scriptures [Genesis-Malachi] which are types and shadows [but not the reality] we just assume we had knew enough of God.

Hebrews 10:1 KJV

For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect.

Behold I shew thee a mystery [truth] that GOD NEVER GAVE THE LAW TO MOSES!

I say it again “GOD NEVER GAVE MOSES THE LAW!!!”

Now before you yell out loud “Heresy!” “Apostasy!” “This Hyper-Grace Bros don come again”  ehn,  

CALM DOWN!!!  

Calm down and let me show you infallible evidences from scripture.

An intelligible question you should rather ask me is “So Who Gave Moses the LAW?”

Well, Angels did!

Let’s Open Scriptures together! 

Hebrews 1&2 [Read the complete Chapter please

Hebrews 1:1-9,13-14; 2:1-18 KJV

[1] GOD, who at sundry times and in divers manners SPAKE in time past UNTO THE FATHERS BY THE PROPHETS, 

[2] Hath in these last days SPOKEN UNTO US BY HIS SONS, whom he hath appointed HEIR OF ALL THINGS, by whom also he made the worlds; [Genesis 1, John 1:1-5]

[3] Who being THE BRIGHTNESS OF HIS GLORY, and THE EXPRESS IMAGE OF HIS PERSON, and UPHOLDING ALL THINGS BY THE WORD OF HIS POWER, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

[4] Being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they. 

[5] For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son? [Psalm 2:7, 2 Samuel 7:14]

[6] And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him. 

[7] And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire. [Psalm 104:4]

[8] But unto the Son he saith , Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. 

[9] Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows. [Psalm 45:6,7]

[13] But to which of the angels said he at any time, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool? [Psalm 110:1]

[14] Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?

….

[1] Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. 

[2] For if THE WORDS SPOKEN BY ANGELS WAS STEADFAST, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward; 

[3] How shall we escape, if we neglect SO GREAT SALVATION; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him ; 

[4] God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will? 

[5] For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak. 

[6] But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man, that thou visitest him? 

[7] Thou madest him A LITTLE LOWER THAN THE ANGELS; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands: [Psalm 8:4-6]

[8] Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that is not put under him. But now we see not yet all things put under him. 

[9] But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man. 

[10] For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings. 

[11] For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren, 

[12] Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee. [Psalm 22:22

[13] And again, I will put my trust in him. And again, Behold I and the children which God hath given me. [Isaiah 8:17,18

[14] Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; 

[15] And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. 

[16] For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham. [Isaiah 41:8,9]

[17] Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. 

[18] For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.

Don’t lose this in a hurry especially verse 2 of Hebrew 2!

[1] Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. 

[2] For if THE WORDS SPOKEN BY ANGELS WAS STEADFAST, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward; 

[3] How shall we escape, if we neglect SO GREAT SALVATION; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

Let’s proceed to see more Evidence from scripture

Stephen was a man full of wisdom and Holy Ghost chosen in Acts 6. Let us quickly read it

Acts 6:3-12,15 KJV

[3] Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. 

[4] But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. 

[5] And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch: 

[6] Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them. 

[7] And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith. 

[8] And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. 

[9] Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia and of Asia, disputing with Stephen. 

[10] And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake. 

[11] Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God. 

[12] And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him , and caught him, and brought him to the council, 

[15] And all that sat in the council, looking stedfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

[wow wow wow

Let me quickly say this. Wherever you read “filled with the Holy Ghost” or full of the Holy Ghost” ehn It simply means. The person has been baptised by the Holy Ghost and thus speaks by inspired utterance which includes; tongues, interpretation of tongues cum prophecy. In any instance there must be a form of utterance following just like in Acts 2:4 and so on] 

Stephen was so acquainted with Scriptures such that He quoted accurately from over 50 chapters and 100 verses of Scriptures [Genesis to Malachi] by heart summarised in Acts 7:1-60.

Look at what he said about this charter below

Acts 7:30,35,37-39,52-53KJV

[30] And when forty years were expired, there appeared to him in the wilderness of mount Sina AN ANGEL OF THE LORD in a flame of fire in a bush. 

[35] This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send to be a ruler and a deliverer BY THE HAND OF THE ANGEL which appeared to him in the bush. 

[37] This is that Moses, which said unto the children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear. [Deuteronomy 18:15,18]

[38] This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness WITH THE ANGEL WHICH SPAKE TO HIM IN THE MOUNT SINA, and with our fathers: WHO RECEIVED THE LIVELY ORACLES TO GIVE UNTO US: [Exodus 19]

[39] To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,

[52] Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers: 

[53] Who have RECIEVED THE LAW BY THE DISPOSITION OF ANGELS, and have not kept it.

And Lastly,

Let us hear from Apostle Paul in his letter to the Galatians’ churches. He talked about the law and the righteousness of God which I previously did wrote about. Check it out!

Galatians 3:6-19 KJV

[6] Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness. 

[7] Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham. 

[8] And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying , In thee shall all nations be blessed. 

[9] So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham. 

[10] For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. 

[11] But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith. [Habakkuk 2:4

[12] And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them. 

[13] Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree: 

[14] That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith. 

[15] Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man’s covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto. 

[16] Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ

[17] And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect. 

[18] For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.

[19] Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and IT WAS ORDAINED BY ANGELS IN THE HAND OF A MEDIATOR.

And Who is that Mediator?

MOSES!

The Israelites even broke the very first law in the 10 Commandments while Moses was still with the Angel to receive the engraven law on the tablet of stones. They went after another god aside the Almighty God. About 3,000 souls lost their lives as a result.

Moses now realising it that the very law he gave them was indeed THE LAW OF SIN AND DEATH/THE MINISTRATION OF DEATH [Romans 8:1-16; 2 Corinthians 3:3-18]

He went back to God asking for Grace [Unmerited Favour] which came through Jesus Christ [John 1:17] [which is exactly how we’re saved today haven believed the Gospel about Christ  [Romans 5:17 KJV] 

For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which RECEIVE ABUNDANCE OF GRACE and of THE GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL REIGN IN LIFE by one, JESUS CHRIST.) 

See what Moses said below

Exodus 33:12-13,16-17 KJV

[12] And Moses said unto the Lord , See, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people: and thou hast not let me know whom thou wilt send with me. Yet thou hast said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also FOUND GRACE IN MY SIGHT. 

[13] Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have FOUND GRACE IN THY SIGHT, SHEW ME NOW THY WAY, THAT I MAY KNOW THEE, THAT I MAY FIND GRACE IN THY SIGHT: and consider that this nation is thy people. 

[16] For wherein shall it be known here that I and thy people have FOUND GRACE IN THY SIGHT? is it not in that thou goest with us? so shall we be separated, I and thy people, from all the people that are upon the face of the earth. 

[17] And THE LORD SAID UNTO MOSES, I WILL DO THIS THING ALSO THAT THOU HAST SPOKEN: for THOU HAST FOUND GRACE IN MY SIGHT, and I KNOW THEE by name.

You see God answered his prayer and hence this scripture?

Psalm 103:7 KJV

HE MADE KNOWN HIS WAYS UNTO MOSES, his ACTS [deeds] unto the children of Israel.

If you’re hearing all about this for the very first time, I know I must have jumped your fences and the truth you ever stood for. I’d recommend you read some of my previous posts [In no particular order]

I have yet so many things to say to you at this point which would be too hard for you to bear them.

However, I would save them for subsequent posts stay tuned! HIT THE FOLLOW BOTTON!

This will help you pending that time

The word translated as God in the originals [Hebrew] is:

Elohiym /e-lo-heem’/

Hebrew: Elohim. The word Elohim, used here, usually means “God”, but can also mean “gods”, “princes”, or “angels”.

Hebrew Elohim God

It’s the same word used for God, gods, ANGELS, heavenly beings etc.

A classical scripture below [Check it in many translations!

[KJV] Psalms 8:5 For thou hast made him a little lower than THE ANGELS, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.

[NIV] Psalms 8:5 You have made them a little lower than THE ANGELS and crowned them with glory and honor.

[NLT] Psalms 8:5 Yet you made them only a little lower than GOD and crowned them with glory and honor.

[BBE] Psalms 8:5 For you have made him only a little lower than THE gods, crowning him with glory and honour.

[NET] Psalms 8:5 and make them a little less than the HEAVENLY BEINGS? You grant mankind honor and majesty;

[YLT] Psalms 8:5 And causest him to lack a little of Godhead, And with honour and majesty compassest him.

The Septuagint reads “angels” here. See also the quote from the Septuagint in Hebrews 2:7. as stated above in our previous reading.

Thanks for reading.

Discernment is not arrogance, only a baby puts everything in the mouth as food

Charles Spurgeon said

"Discernment is not just knowing right from wrong 
but knowing right from nearly right"  

Moral: Don’t just swallow everything I wrote in this article please be a good student of the Bible to check out everything.

I’ll take it from here subsequently

The Law which is a shadow came through Moses (Given by Angels), Grace and Truth (Reality) came through Jesus! (John 1:17)

I hope it’s clear?

Jesus is Lord!

In him We Win!

©Victor Oluwatobi Fabuluje