If the Bible expressly forbids something, then it’s wrong to engage in it. For I know this, that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.” –Acts 20:26-27. In our lecture today we are going to study mainly Genesis chapter 24. For I know this, that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.”, “For Jesus, heaven and hell were present realities. Thus, the verdict is that those who are sentenced to Hell never show genuine repentance and have gone beyond the point of no return. I’m just going to mention the verses and also what God did on that specific day. And basically this chapter is foundational for the lecture tonight and the lecture for tomorrow night. The title of our study today is, New Age or Ancient Lie? As I’ve always said, if you want to mess something up, all you need is two things:  people and time. ” And, of course, the two men look at Jesus and if they lived today they probably would have said “What planet have you been on for the last three days? We find the following words: Now let’s stop there. He made the fish that swim in the waters and He made the birds that fly in the air. All nations will serve him and his son and his grandson until the time for his land comes; then many nations and great kings will subjugate him. Immediately after saying that the sons of God entered to the daughters of men we’re told: And then it comes back to speak about the sons of God and the daughters of men in verse 4: It says: So very clearly, what led to this wicked condition referred to in Genesis 6:5 was what we find in the first four verses: the sons of God entering in to the daughters of men. because he not only had broken the sabbath. I think this sh… How do I know this? There is sometimes an ambiguous, feelings-oriented desire to experience God and also share in the lives of people as they seek to find God in their way. Let’s read about this in Genesis chapter 29 and verse 30. How could a Bible-believing Christian not know that the scriptures make a strong statement on homosexuality — God forbids it! Actually I would like to begin by reading a statement, a very important statement, that we find in the Review and Herald, February 18 of the year 1890. Wrong doctrine leads to wrong living and could potentially lead many straight to Hell for all eternity. God created Adam as king. They are told that those who are on earth need to respond to the revelation given to them on earth or they are without hope (Luke 16:27-31). Then in five years, if we have clarity, we’ll speak; if not, we’ll set another five years for ongoing reflection.” [6]. I’d like to begin our study today at Genesis 1:26, 28, Genesis 1:26, and then we’ll jump down to verse 28. This is what happens when a smarmy postmodernist, who has capitulated and conformed to the world, is confronted with being consistent and telling the truth. Brethren, cling to your Bible, as it reads, and stop your criticisms in regard to its validity, and obey the word, and not one of you will be lost…. The second stage where we’re going to look at these 8 laws of health is between the fall and the flood. So two things, as we begin our study: Adam was created to be king over planet Earth. Now wait a minute. And if the church is going to survive our post-modern, post-Christian world, we need to think more carefully (read: more biblically) about Romans 13. Thus, it makes far more sense to understand ‘aionion’ to express that which is eternal when it comes to the duration of the punishment of the wicked (Matthew 18:8, 25:41, 25:46, 2 Thessalonians 1:9, Jude 7). As Romans 13:4 says, they are “God’s servants,” hence subject to God himself. Seeker churches tend to focus on people in their thirties and up where Emerging Churches tend to reach people in their teens to thirties. Jesus made it clear that those who reject Him go to Hades upon death (Luke 16:19-31). Rob Bell not only redefines Hell by teaching that it will only be a temporary abode for those who want to leave later, but he redefines Hell by claiming that it is not so much about the after life, but it’s about what you make of the life here and now. It says that God gave us this commandment because in six days He made the heavens, the earth, the seas, and all that is in them, and He rested the seventh day. It says that they: Now undoubtedly the reason why they decided to dwell there was because Ararat is a place where there are many mountains. Genesis 1 and verse 27. Following are some of the common traits I have discovered by reading through Emerging Church material. But allow me to say that the apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 10:26 actually quotes Psalm 24:1, and reaffirms in the New Testament that the earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof. But if it were possible, the very elect. And then we will end our study by noticing the concept of judgment in the book of Revelation. May God give us the grace, in these times of apostasy, to hold fast to Jesus’ teachings and remain faithful to our loving and Holy Lord to the end. Carson, The Gagging of God, Leicester, Apollos, 1996, p. 533) (Ref. Or Idi Amin? Let’s turn in our Bibles to Luke chapter 3 and verse 38. Nowhere is this point truer than Romans 13:1-7. Then, of course, we’ll move on to speak about God’s method of discipline with His children as a pattern for the methods of discipline that we should follow in disciplining our children as husbands and wives. ” ” We thought that this Man was going to redeem Israel and now is the third day since He was crucified. He’s going to destroy you. You know the story of Job. 13 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. I’m not very high on this type of conspiracy theory, to be honest with you. Instead of the blessing three times in Genesis 3 and 4, we find the word curse. They need to seek anew the truth as it is in Jesus, that their character building may be in harmony with the lessons of Christ. 1Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. 18:22, Lev. Romans 13 appears to be all or none if one takes it in any way as a literal command, rather than an effort to stave off government persecution of Christians. We know that the commandments of God means the ten commandments. So at the conclusion of creation week, with the exception of the seventh day, which we will discuss later on, we’re told that everything that God made was very good. We want to begin our study in the book of Job chapter 38. 04:04 in the garden of Eden. When we see the post mortem pleadings of the damned in scripture, we never see them offered another chance to get right with God or told to “wait until you are purified or finally forgiven in the future.” Rather, we see when they do plead, the door to heaven is shut (Matthew 25:1-13) and they are cast away as evil-doers (Matthew 7:21-23). Paul lays out the core of the gospel message: salvation by grace alone through faith alone. So far, so good. I know that the snake itself was, but the serpent who was using this animal obviously was not created during creation week, because God made everything good. And he understood the awesome responsibility of being the progenitor of the Messiah. In the book of Hebrews it explains that walking with God means that he pleased God. Far too many have a simplistic, even child-like, understanding of Romans 13. Deception is a favourite tool of generals and politicians alike, propaganda can influence the thinking of entire populations to believe what is in reality, a lie. I would like us to notice how this controversy is introduced in Genesis 25:22, 23. As our fathers in the faith understood, Romans 13 is not a blank check for governors to do as they please, whether we like it or not. I think it would be a good idea for us to go back to the book of Genesis, because that’s where we find creation described. he given to the Son to have life in himself; For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I. came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me. When decisions need to be made, they’ll be admittedly provisional. 3. This is one of the most devastating declarations in Christ’s Revelation to the Universalist’s heresy. other exhortations to a Christian walk generally. ” How was man made originally? Where did hundreds of millions of Christians, over the last 2,000 years, ever get the notion that the way to eternal life was narrow, and that few would enter by the narrow gate to be saved? And so this story must have some prophetic significance. 3. This truth of resisting tyrants stands on the bedrock of Christian political resistance argued by many in Church History (See Glenn Sunshine’s Slaying Leviathan for a full bibliography). Instead of scattering abroad over all of the earth, they conglomerated together, they consolidated together in one place. Of course, peace-making is a Christian virtue. As we’re told in Genesis 3:18, the earth began producing thorns and thistles, which were unknown before sin. Emergent Church guru Tony Jones, the former national coordinator of Emergent Village, has been holding the issue of homosexuality “in abeyance” because “homosexuality is one issue that I don’t want to get wrong.”  On November 23 he came out with his personal view on this hotly debated topic. I’d like to begin by reading John 8:56, where we find this idea clearly expressed; that Abraham understood what this was all about. And so we have, in chapter 3, the last written words from the apostle Peter shortly before his death. When the commands of men defy the law of Yahuwah, man must rather obey the Most High. One thing is very, very clear in this verse, and that is that there are only two groups that exist in this world from the beginning till the end of time. 3For rulers are not a … He lost his health, servants and his wife turned against him His friends turned against him. 02:27 that He had made was very good. You can almost hear it in their voice as we read this verse. They failed to offer a life of perfect obedience to the law, and therefore they became subject to death. Instead of man owning the earth, Satan stole the earth. They are two separate errors, but they are not independent. So the evening and the morning were the sixth day. This was demonstrated most vividly in Rob Bell’s recent interview with Martin Bashir on MSNBC. Now this was presented to Abraham in symbol form, as a shadow of the reality, which would come in the future. This courageous man of Yahuwah was arrested and imprisoned in 1943. Some say, well, my friends attend this certain church, and that’s the reason why I go there. That’s the real meaning of Romans 13… at least, the first half of it. The breast and arms of silver represent the kingdom of Medo-Persia which governed from 539 BC to 331 BC. Romans 13.11-14. And soon the devil thinks in his mind, If I attempt to kill all the seeds, and God brings another seed in place of the one that I killed, I’m never going to be successful. This is written by Ellen White. Well, actually, lets read that verse, Genesis 4:25. In other words, this world had a new king and the territory was taken over by Satan. A broader approach to worship using candles, icons, images, sounds, smells, etc. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves. In many ways it is a quite fascinating and alluring religion. ” In Genesis it says that “God created the heavens and the earth. ” He has a son called Isaac but there’s a problem, and that problem is that Isaac, though he’s approximately 40 years old, does not have a wife. Rob Bell errs greatly in that the Greek word ‘aionion’ is used 50 times to describe the eternal life of the believer (John 3:15-16, 10:28, Romans 5:21, 6:23) and it is used repeatedly to describe God’s eternal nature (Romans 16:26, 1 Timothy 6:16, Hebrews 9:14). On the fourth day God placed the sun and the moon and the stars in their positions by the power of his word. Isaac and Ishmael, Jacob and Esau, Joseph and his brothers. Among the quotes, he states things like Christianity is a little true, that perhaps our understanding of Christianity is wrong, that masculine pronouns used to describe God should be avoided, that we probably haven’t got the gospel right yet, that understanding nothing is good, that Gandhi followed the way of Christ, that being saved is not being saved from God’s damnation, that we haven’t got the homosexuality issue right, and that systematic theology is a practice in arrogance. And so you might call Abraham “the ancient of days. What he has come to believe is born out of his compassion for those who struggle with same-sex attractions. Now we know from our study, that Adam and Eve failed the test. There was a very close relationship between them. I believe its utterances in an entire Bible. He also claims that most of the imagery of future judgments in Hell were fulfilled on earth in AD 70 (p. 81). For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath. We find this same principle expressed in different terminology. Or even Adolph Hitler? And those words of God to the serpent were God’s declaration of war, and they’re found in Genesis 3:15. ” And so faith gives us assurance of the things that have not taken place yet. We’re going to follow a very logical order in our study today, so don’t get distracted. So here comes Rob Bell, he’s made a Christian gospel for you and it’s perfectly palatable, it’s easy to swallow.”. But I also knew that the biblical prohibitions to homosexual sex should be taken seriously. Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. The blessing. And Isaac at this point was approximately 40 years old. And I want you to remember these words: He rested. T.M. Notice Matthew 24:4, Matthew 24:4. We would like to begin our study today reviewing three prophecies that we have already gone over in this seminar. You can hear the disappointment in their voices. Beginning in chapter three, Job starts complaining to God. But the real enmity is between the seed of the woman, and the serpent, because the last part of the verse says, He, the Seed of the woman, will crush your head, serpent, and you are going to wound, you’re going to hurt His heel. NEVER!! The human race needed a redeemer. And there’s a particular preposition in Greek that I want to emphasize. The plumbing’s not right. Jesus had to come to this world to live a life without sin. 13 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. We’d like to begin our study today in the book of 01:58 Genesis 9:1, Genesis 9:1. Moore tackles evangelical liberalism in “Near Christianity.”  He believes: “Liberalism…is not Christianity at all, or, at best, a corrupt version. The story of Esau and Jacob is actually a microcosm that illustrates the issues in the great controversy between good and evil on planet Earth. It’s critically important. So He placed water above and He placed water below. And we catch this from the very beginning of the story, from the moment of their birth. Now you’re probably wondering what I mean by two types of wicked seeds. There’s a third point that I want us to underline, and understand as we begin our study. Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. Now the question is, what does this dream symbolize? Martin Bashir was right. Notice what we find in the gospel of Luke chapter 4. 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