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Genesis 3:8

Discussion in 'Exposition & Bible Study' started by orbiter, Aug 26, 2017.

  1. orbiter

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    Genesis 3:8 speaks of the Day of Judgment that came to Adam (and upon all man who has also sinned).

    Adam and his wife heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the “cool”…that is, SPIRIT of the Day (the Day of Judgment, the Day of salvation) and they hid themselves from the presence (face) of the LORD God in the middle of the TREE (in Hebrew…the “tree” is SINGULAR and not plural) of the garden. Our sins hide His face as when we sin, we show we do not know God. We show we KNOW God by keeping His commandments. We hide from His face when we don't.

    The “tree” that they were hiding in the middle of is the tree of life…hiding behind the reputation that they have life but are really dead. They had an opportunity to repent and walk with God as children of the Day in the Spirit but chose to hide behind their “living” reputation...the name that they are alive. They had a chance to show that they know God by doing His commandments at the hearing of His voice.

    Genesis 3: (8) And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.

    By one man’s offence, judgment came upon all men to condemnation. We die because of our sins. Our mortal bodies perish from off this earth as the wages of sin is death. We are dead even while we are living here for death is a certainty.

    But if we put to death the deeds of the flesh through the Spirit in Jesus Christ and walk as children of the Day in the Spirit, we shall live in this earth. We shall live the life of Jesus…His eternal life in this earth…and not perish from off this terra firma world as it was meant to be from the beginning. We must hear His voice and be found of Him putting on Christ and not hiding from His face. We show we know the Father and the Son by DOING His commandments.

    Romans 5:17-19 KJV
    (17) 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.)
    (18) Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.
    (19) For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.


    If we hear His voice in the Spirit of the Day (Today) speaking in the Spirit, let us not harden our hearts through the deceitfulness of sin. All those who do unrighteousness show that they do NOT KNOW God … hiding from His face just as Adam did in the beginning.

    We are to hear what the Spirit is saying and be found of Him putting on Christ to cover our nakedness….our lack of true works of righteousness. The keeping of the doctrines and commandments of men are NOT true works of His righteousness.

    Hebrews 3:12-15 KJV
    (12) Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
    (13) But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
    (14) For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end;
    (15) While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.


    We must be found of Him bearing fruit and not just leaves only. We cannot cover ourselves with “Lord, Lord” and not be found of Him bearing good fruit...the fruits of the Spirit. Leaves only are not sufficient to cover ourselves. Calling upon His name WITHOUT DOING His will is not enough. Faith without good works is DEAD…dead on arrival.

    Genesis 3:7-10 KJV
    (7) And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.
    (8) And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.
    (9) And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
    (10) And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.


    He must find us with good FRUIT…fruit of the Spirit (peace, love, joy, gentleness, etc)…and not just “leaves” only (words without good deeds).

    Matthew 21:18-20 KJV
    (18) Now in the morning as he returned into the city, he hungered.
    (19) And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
    (20) And when the disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away!


    Leaves only is NOT ENOUGH. Not everyone that says unto Him “Lord, Lord” shall enter in but he that DOES the will of His Father which is in heaven.

    Matthew 7:21-23 KJV
    (21) Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

    We cannot say “Lord, Lord” and do evil deeds supposedly done in His name (authority). We cannot cast out the “devils” out of our gatherings just because we do not agree with what they are speaking (in the Spirit of Truth). Doing evil deeds SUPPOSEDLY IN HIS NAME (His authority) towards those who come to speak the Word of Truth to the churches of carnally-thinking men does NOTHING for us.

    (22) Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

    We show we do NOT KNOW HIM when we do evil deeds (I NEVER KNEW YOU). Let us not be found of Him "hiding from His face" at the hearing of His voice.

    (23) And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

    Let us follow after good and not evil. Diotrephes threw out the “devils” out of his church because he loved to be first among men. He did not receive the brothers who came preaching the Word of Truth to their ears but instead chose to do evil against them. So many men in the churches shall do the same today when they hear His voice walking the Spirit of the Day. They will prate against them with malicious words...showing that they do not KNOW GOD as they "hide" from His face behind their reputation that they are "alive" and not dead. Let us not forget to entertain strangers and their words. Let us not forget to let brotherly love continue and not follow after the example of those who love to be first among their churches.

    3 John 1:5-12 KJV
    (5) Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;
    (6) Which have borne witness of thy charity before the church: whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well:
    (7) Because that for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.
    (8) We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth.
    (9) I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.
    (10) Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth them out of the church.


    Those who are found doing evil towards the hearing of His voice show that they have not seen God as they "hide" from His face with their evil deeds. We show we know God by DOING His commandments.

    (11) Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.
    (12) Demetrius hath good report of all men, and of the truth itself: yea, and we also bear record; and ye know that our record is true.


    Either make the tree good and his fruit good or make the tree corrupt and his fruit corrupt. We cannot be BOTH. Diotrephes shall reveal himself in every church gathering at the hearing of His voice. We must be found of Him bringing forth good fruit towards the hearing of His voice in the Spirit of the Day.

    Matthew 12:33-37 KJV
    (33) Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.
    (34) O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
    (35) A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.


    EVERY idle word that men shall speak towards the hearing of His voice in the Day of Judgment shall they give an account for. By our words shall we be justified and by our words shall we be condemned. As He hears our words, He judges and His judgment is just.

    (36) But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
    (37) For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned
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    We cannot hide behind the reputation that we have life but are really dead. We cannot hide in the middle of the tree (of life) in name only. We must partake of its fruit and not take the name of Christ only. All of those who take the name of Christ MUST depart from evil works. Faith ALONE is not good enough. Faith without good works towards the hearing of His voice in the Spirit is DEAD. We are "dead" without good works towards the hearing of the Spirit.

    Revelation 3:1-6 KJV
    (1) And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

    Our works are not found complete before God when we speak evil of another in our wrath at what we hear. Our good works towards the hearing of His voice is the evidence of our faith. Where are you Adam? Where is the evidence of your faith?

    (2) Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
    (3) Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.


    “Sardis” = “red ones” = wrath. The wrath of man does NOT WORK the righteousness of God. We must be found of Him putting on Christ….white garments…HIS righteous works…at the hearing of His voice. We must overcome our wrath and be found of Him bringing forth good fruit as we hear what the Spirit is saying to the churches.

    (4) Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.
    (5) He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.
    (6) He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.


    Where are you Adam? Faith WITHOUT good works (His righteousness) is dead.

    James 2:17-26 KJV
    (17) Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.
    (18) Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.
    (19) Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.
    (20) But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
    (21) Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?

    Good works completes our faith. Our faith is then found complete before God. We cannot rest upon faith alone....our reputation that we are supposedly alive but are dead.

    (22) Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
    (23) And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
    (24) Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
    (25) Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?
    (26) For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.


    Adam was afraid. He did not have good works to dress himself in at the hearing of His voice and chose to hide from the face of the Lord.

    Genesis 3:9-10 KJV
    (9) And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
    (10) And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.


    We show we KNOW God (not hiding from His face) when we have LOVE for another. He that loves God loves his brother also and show that we know Him who is true. We are to hear His voice and remember to let brotherly love continue as that brother may be speaking His words to our ears.

    1 John 4:16-21 KJV
    (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.

    Our love is made COMPLETE (perfect) by showing we have love. We shall have boldness in the Day of judgment when we hear His voice walking in the Spirit of the Day.

    (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.

    Adam had fear. There is NO FEAR in love but complete love casts out fear.

    (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.


    We cannot hide behind “I love God” and yet hate our brothers.

    (20) If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?
    (21) And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.


    To be continued…
     
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  3. orbiter

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    We, as people of God, are not far from the kingdom of God. It is the Way of the tree of life that is being protected.

    Genesis 3:24 KJV
    (24) So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

    The Way to life is narrow and few find it….even though MANY seek to enter in.

    Luke 13:22-24 KJV
    (22) And he went through the cities and villages, teaching, and journeying toward Jerusalem.
    (23) Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them,
    (24) Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.


    We, as people of God, must cease from our own “works” to enter in to His rest. We must “labor” to enter in to His rest. There remains a rest to the PEOPLE OF GOD to enter into. True faith is active...DOING His will.

    Hebrews 4:9-13 KJV
    (9) There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.
    (10) For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.

    (11) Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.


    This is NOT about keeping a literal Saturday. This is about dying to sin in our lives…resting from our own works. We are to put to death the deeds of the body through the sword of the Spirit (the Word of God) that turns in every way. We must DO the Word of God…the Saying: have love for one another...the commandment from the very beginning.

    (12) For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
    (13) Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.


    If we have the Spirit of God within us, we MUST kill the deeds of the body through the Spirit (the sword that turns in every way…being converted) in order to enter in to life….eternal life in this earth.

    Romans 8:9-17 KJV
    (9) But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
    (10) And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.


    This is about living the eternal life of Jesus in this earth (without dying from it…perishing) as the Spirit of God that raised up Jesus from the dead shall also enliven our MORTAL BODIES by His Spirit that dwells in us.

    Jesus ALREADY DIED for us. He WAS DEAD and IS ALIVE NOW forever more. As He is, we shall also be in this world so that this dark and dying world may see the true Light shine (manifesting His life) through us as we shall not perish but have everlasting life. The same life that is currently experienced in heaven is to be experienced on this earth.

    (11) But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

    Even though we have His Spirit, if we continue to live after the flesh, our mortal bodies shall die for God is not mocked. We shall reap what we sow. If we sow after the flesh (envy, strife, hatred, wrath, etc) , we reap decay of the mortal flesh. If we sow after the Spirit in this earth, we shall also reap everlasting life in this earth.

    We, as people of God, are debtors therefore not to live after the flesh but after the Spirit by putting to death the deeds of the body….the envy, strife, hatred of one another, divisions, wrath, etc. Those who do such things (living after the flesh) will not inherit the heavenly, eternal life of Jesus in this earth but will perish even though they may have all faith. MANY have believed in vain for the life of Jesus is not being currently made manifest in this earth….yet. We must be DOERS of the "work"....have love for one another...and not just hearers only.

    (12) Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.
    (13) For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.

    (14) For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
    (15) For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
    (16) The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:
    (17) And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.


    If we keep the “daily” sacrifice of our Lord in our body (ALWAYS bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus), then His eternal life that He has NOW (for He IS ALIVE and not dead) shall also be made manifest in our mortal flesh in this earth.

    2 Corinthians 4:10-11 KJV
    (10) Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.
    (11) For we which live are alway delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh.


    Why don’t we see the eternal life of Jesus being manifest in this earth today?

    Because MANY false prophets have gone out in this world to deceitfully lead MANY astray down the broad way to the destruction of their mortal bodies. This is why Jesus warned us ahead of time of the many false Christs (false gatherings supposedly in His name) and false prophets who falsely prophesy “peace” in their false gatherings. We are experiencing a time of wrath where NO FLESH is being saved as the many false prophets have gone out into the world and have deceived and are deceiving many into keeping company with them.

    Matthew 24:22-27 KJV
    (22) And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
    (23) Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.
    (24) For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
    (25) Behold, I have told you before.

    (26) Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.
    (27) For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.


    They lead MANY away from the Way of righteousness (to do unto others as you would have them do to you) and into the bondage of keeping their church doctrines and commandments of men which are not saving the mortal flesh of any. NO FLESH is being saved as many are prevented from entering in to the narrow Way that leads to life....the tree of life...by the words of false prophets who seek to take away the keeping of the "daily" sacrifice out of our lives and set up their covetousness.

    MANY set aside the Holy Commandment to have love for one another in order to keep the doctrines and commandments of men that are not saving the mortal flesh of anyone who keeps them.

    Matthew 7:12-21 KJV
    (12) Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
    (13) Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:
    (14) Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.


    The false prophets appear to be ministers of righteousness (as they preach for doctrines the commandments of men) but inwardly they are ravening wolves to us.

    (15) Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
    (16) Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
    (17) Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
    (18) A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
    (19) Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
    (20) Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.


    Not everyone that says “Lord, Lord” shall enter in.

    (21) Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

    The false prophets falsely prophesy “peace” in their churches where there is none. We find the judgments of God (the sword, famine of hearing the words of God, pestilence) upon them instead.

    Many are sick and dying as they gather together not for the better but for the worse. The life of Jesus is not being made manifest in any church of man where all are setting aside His commandment to have love for one another in order to keep the doctrines and commandments of men. They use them as a basis to judge others (speak evil of others) who do not keep their particular denomination’s teachings and commandments and all the while thinking that they are doing their “wonderful works” in His name…His authority. They love and practice THE lie…the same lie from the beginning… and are eating from the wrong tree.

    All those who go sit together with them have turned from the Holy Commandment that was delivered unto them to keep. It would have been better for them not to have known the Way of righteousness than, after having known it, turn from it because they have listened to the great, swelling words of false prophets who promise them “liberty” from the keeping of His Holy Commandment.

    2 Peter 2:17-22 KJV
    (17) These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.
    (18) For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.
    (19) While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
    (20) For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.

    (21) For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
    (22) But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.


    In vain do they worship Him, teaching for doctrines and the commandments of men….laying aside the commandment of God to have love for one another in order to hold the transmissions (tradition) of men currently being taught in the churches of carnally-minded men. The lying pen of the scribes (church dogmas, tenets, ordinances, etc) of the churches have set aside the commandment of God.

    Mark 7:7-9 KJV
    (7) Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
    (8) For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.
    (9) And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.


    The earth has become without form and void….without righteousness and void of understanding…as all have “gone out of the Way” of righteousness. There is none that does good (the earth became without form…without righteousness) and all have together become unprofitable and have no understanding (the earth became void of the understanding of God).

    Romans 3:9-18 KJV
    (9) What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;
    (10) As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:
    (11) There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.

    (12) They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.


    Their "preaching" only leads many down the broad way to the destruction of the mortal flesh of those who listen to them as they deceitfully handle the Word of God for unjust gain (preaching for money...the image).

    (13) Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:
    (14) Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:
    (15) Their feet are swift to shed blood:
    (16) Destruction and misery are in their ways:
    (17) And the way of peace have they not known:
    (18) There is no fear of God before their eyes.


    But fortunately, God is merciful and comes to give us an understanding….. “let there be Light”…as men speak as they are moved by the Spirit (the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters of men). He cuts short these days where NO FLESH is being saved. He comes to REGENERATE man whose heart has become darkened and has no understanding. Genesis 1 is a parable of the REGENERATION of man who BECAME without righteousness and without understanding.

    Genesis 1:1-3 KJV
    (1) In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
    (2) And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.


    The Light shines within our very hearts (in the darkness of our own hearts) as we hear His voice (And God said…) in the Spirit of the Day and we are to become children of the Light (and there was light).

    (3) And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

    The Son of God comes to give us an understanding (let there be Light) so that we may KNOW HIM that is true. We are to become children of the Light by showing we KNOW HIM as we keep His commandments at the hearing of His voice as He speaks.

    He opens up the Scriptures to our understanding and the Light shines within our very hearts and we are to believe in the Light and become children of the Light and walk with Him in the Spirit by the keeping of His commandments (the “garden” that we are to "work" and keep). Those who are born of God will not speak evil against what they hear the Spirit saying in this coming time.

    1 John 5:18-20 KJV
    (18) We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.
    (19) And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.
    (20) And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.


    The Son of God comes to deliver us from the captivity that has been brought upon us by the false prophets where many are brought into bondage. Some will hear and put on Christ and will depart from the captivity of the churches of men where there is a severe FAMINE of hearing the words of God and NO FLESH is currently being saved.

    Luke 4:17-19 KJV
    (17) And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written,
    (18) The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
    (19) To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.


    If we hear His voice Today walking the garden in the “cool” (SPIRIT) of the Day, let us not “hide” ourselves from His face but show that we know Him by DOING His commandments.

    Genesis 3:8-11 KJV
    (8) And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.
    (9) And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
    (10) And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.


    Who tells us that we are “naked”….without true works of righteousness? The Lord does.

    (11) And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?

    When the Lord comes walking in the Spirit of the Day, how will He find us? Will He find us debating what we hear? Will He find us in wrath and envy towards His speaking? Will He find us sinning…speaking evil…against what we hear the Spirit saying to the churches in this coming time? The Son of man comes at a time we do not expect and we must be found of Him “awake” to His righteousness. Those who are truly born of God will not sin against what they hear the Spirit saying to the churches in this coming time.

    2 Corinthians 12:20-21 KJV
    (20) For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:

    We must hear and REPENT of our sins if He finds us bogged down in such things. Blessed are those servants whom He finds "watching" even in the second or third watch...being warned to "awake" to His righteousness and DOING so even in the 2nd or 3rd warning to do so.

    (21) And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.


    Men of God speak as they are moved by the Spirit (Christ speaking in us) and we are to pay attention to ourselves and show the evidence of our faith. We must examine ourselves whether we are in the faith and PROVE our faith by putting on Christ.

    2 Corinthians 13:3-8 KJV
    (3) Since ye seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, which to you-ward is not weak, but is mighty in you.
    (4) For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.
    (5) Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?
    (6) But I trust that ye shall know that we are not reprobates.
    (7) Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.
    (8) For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth.


    Who tells us that we are “naked”?

    The Lord (the BEGINNING of the CREATION of God) tells the church of the “Loadiceans” (meaning: people of the judgment) that they are “naked”….without works of His righteousness. The earth became without form as men became vain in their imaginations and their foolish heart was darkened. They know nothing. The earth became void of the understanding of God.

    Adam was to be a preacher of the gospel of God to the world in the beginning.

    The church of the “Laodiceans” speaks to the church leaders who have been blinded by the money that they receive from preaching. They are rich and are increased with goods and supposedly have need of nothing but they do not really know that they are truly “wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked”. They are to hear their severe rebuke (as the teachers receive greater condemnation) and REPENT…change their minds and be converted.

    Revelation 3:14-22 KJV
    (14) And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;
    (15) I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
    (16) So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
    (17) Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked
    :

    They are to hear the severe rebuke (they are wretched, miserable, poor, blind and naked) and have faith….the gold tried in the fire of the greater condemnation of those teachers.

    They are to put on Christ at the hearing of His rebuke….the true white raiment...so that they may truly be clothed in His righteousness. The “shame of their nakedness” appears when they will speak out in their wrath in the severe rebuke of them. The “shame” comes forth when they reveal it with their malicious words as they sin...speak evil...in their wrath at the hearing of the rebuke of them.

    (18) I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
    (19) As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.


    We must hear His VOICE walking in the Spirit of the Day and “open the door” and let Him in and not let the “shame” of our nakedness appear by speaking out evil against those whom He sends to speak His words of life and spirit.

    (20) Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

    We can then be a true leader and sit together with Him in His throne if we overcome.

    (21) To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.

    We must pay attention on how we hear the Spirit speaking and being found of Him putting on Christ…white raiment….works of His righteousness.

    (22) He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.

    IN THE REGENERATION of men, we shall sit with Him in His throne if we truly follow Him….

    Matthew 19:28-29 KJV
    (28) And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
    (29) And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
     
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    The rich pastors know not that they are “wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.”

    Revelation 3:17 KJV
    (17) Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:

    The good news (the gospel) is hid to those who are “lost”…that is, perishing in the mortal bodies from off this earth without the manifestation of the life of Jesus in their mortal flesh.

    If the leaders have no understanding, then certainly the sheep that they are making merchandise of have no understanding. They are supposed to feed the sheep with the good news but have no understanding of it themselves and are not feeding anyone but themselves literally (feeding their belly with their earthly needs that they preach for). They handle the Word of God deceitfully.

    2 Corinthians 4:1-6 KJV
    (1) Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
    (2) But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
    (3) But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:


    The “god of this world”…their belly that they are serving for….blinds the minds of the church leaders which really do not believe as they only serve themselves and not the Lord Jesus Christ.

    (4) In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

    They come in their own authority (preaching themselves) as rulers over the church rather than come in the authority of the Lord as servants....as ones who work with their own hands to support their own earthly necessities. Paul was a tentmaker. Jesus was a carpenter (own who works with his own hands). They did not make a gain of anyone. They did not eat any man's bread for nothing. The truly sent (the true apostles of the Lord) labored night and day with their own hands to support themselves.

    (5) For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
    (6) For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.


    Those who come in their own authority do not serve our Lord Jesus Christ but their own belly as they use “good words and fair speeches” to deceive the hearts of the simple….those simple who are forgetful to practice His commandment: to have love for one another.

    They cause divisions among us. They cause offences that are contrary to the teaching (have love for one another) which we have learned. We must avoid these men and not sit together with them in their “churches”.

    Romans 16:17-18 KJV
    (17) Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.
    (18) For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.


    Through covetousness do they with feigned words make merchandise of the sheep. Their judgment does not linger nor does their destruction slumbers. It is active as they are perishing away to the grave in their mortal flesh….and they are taking MANY down with them as MANY follow after their pernicious ways.

    2 Peter 2:1-4 KJV
    (1) But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
    (2) And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.
    (3) And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

    (4) For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;


    They know not they are “wretched” (Greek: talaipóros which means “enduring trial”). They are the “Loadiceans”…”people of the judgment” and their judgment of long ago does not linger nor does their destruction slumber. The Lord chastens (disciplines) those whom He loves in hopes that they may repent. They are “miserable” as they are in need of His compassion so that they may be healed.

    Revelation 3:17-19 KJV
    (17) Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
    (18) I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
    (19) As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.


    It has been a day of slaughter as they lead MANY down the broad way to their destruction of the mortal body as they prevent the life of Jesus from ever being made manifest in the mortal flesh of those that are being led astray from the Way by their feigned words.

    They “slay them” and hold themselves “not guilty”. Those who sell the sheep say “blessed by the LORD for I am rich”. They do not know that they are really “wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.”

    Zechariah 11:4-6 KJV
    (4) Thus saith the LORD my God; Feed the flock of the slaughter;
    (5) Whose possessors slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they that sell them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich: and their own shepherds pity them not.
    (6) For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land, saith the LORD: but, lo, I will deliver the men every one into his neighbour's hand, and into the hand of his king: and they shall smite the land, and out of their hand I will not deliver them.


    The rich pastors have lived in pleasure on the earth as they only think of their earthly needs that they are serving for and have no understanding of the good news that they are preaching.

    They nourish their own hearts….they rejoice in this situation…as the sheep are slaughtered as the Just One is prevented from appearing in the mortal flesh of those that they are deceiving when they handle the Word of God deceitfully for unjust gain.

    James 5:1-6 KJV
    (1) Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
    (2) Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.
    (3) Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
    (4) Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
    (5) Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.


    They condemn and kill the Just One as they prevent His life from ever appearing in the mortal flesh of those that they lead astray with their flattering words.

    (6) Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you.

    The MANY “corrupt”…that is, retail or peddle…the Word of God and have no understanding of the Scriptures.

    2 Corinthians 2:17 KJV
    (17) For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

    We must NOT sit together with them or we perish along with them as they are already given over to their destruction of the mortal flesh. Their destruction is not slumbering.

    A MULTITUDE follow in the footsteps of Judas as they come to take the appearing of the Son of man in our mortal flesh by the removing of the keeping of His “daily” sacrifice in our lives as they lead many astray from the Way of righteousness with their flattering lips….the “kiss”.

    Luke 22:47-48 KJV
    (47) And while he yet spake, behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto Jesus to kiss him.
    (48) But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss?


    If we would always keep His “daily” sacrifice in our lives (having Jesus DAILY with us in the “temple” …the body), then they would have no power to stretch forth their hands against Him.

    But this is their hour and the power of darkness when men become forgetful to have love for one another. The church leaders (the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders) come out in the darkness and use this power to deceive and take away the appearing life of Jesus in our mortal flesh.

    Luke 22:52-54 KJV
    (52) Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him, Be ye come out, as against a thief, with swords and staves?
    (53) When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

    (54) Then took they him, and led him, and brought him into the high priest's house. And Peter followed afar off.


    If we “fall asleep” to His commandment, then they come forth to deceive us and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners as the life of Jesus is prevented from ever appearing in our mortal flesh which would give us His eternal life in this earth.

    Matthew 26:45-48 KJV
    (45) Then cometh he to his disciples, and saith unto them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.

    We have a commandment to "ARISE" from our sleep and depart from their churches as those who are betraying His life from ever appearing in our mortal flesh is before us.

    (46) Rise, let us be going: behold, he is at hand that doth betray me.

    The “great multitude” follow in the footsteps of Judas and come to cause divisions among us (the “swords”) and have “staves”… come to rule over us rather than come as servants of our Lord Jesus Christ.

    (47) And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and elders of the people.

    They come with the flattering lips….the “kiss”…and they hold us “fast” in their bondage of church doctrines and commandments.

    (48) Now he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he: hold him fast.

    Yet, the Lord comes to call the sinners to repentance. Those church leaders (the “publicans and sinners”) do not know what they do. It is not the whole that need a physician but those who are sick.

    Matthew 9:11-13 KJV
    (11) And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?
    (12) But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
    (13) But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.


    The leaders persecute the church with their words and deeds….but the abundant grace that was shown to Saul/Paul is also shown to the chiefest of sinners who do these things ignorantly in their unbelief.

    1 Timothy 1:12-17 KJV
    (12) And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;
    (13) Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
    (14) And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.


    This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners.

    (15) This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

    Saul/Paul obtained mercy (who once destroyed the church) and is the pattern to those which hereafter should believe on Him to life everlasting.

    (16) Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
    (17) Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.


    The Holy One and the Just is being denied as we choose to follow men who come forth to make merchandise of us with their flattering words (the “kiss”)….good words and fair speeches… as they take away the keeping of the daily sacrifice (always bearing about in the body the dying of our Lord) out of our lives so that the Prince of life never appears in our mortal flesh. God has ALREADY raised Jesus from the dead so that we might have His life NOW and not after we "die and go to heaven" as universally preached by those who have no understanding of the good news (gospel). the good news is hid to those who are perishing from off this earth and is not being preached with understanding to those who they are supposedly feeding.

    Acts 3:14-19 KJV
    (14) But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;
    (15) And killed the Prince of life,
    whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.


    His appearing life shall make our bodies strong. The faith which is by Him will give our mortal bodies “perfect soundness” in the presence of this dark and dying world. His eternal life shall appear in our mortal flesh.

    (16) And his name through faith in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the faith which is by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all.

    Through ignorance do many do it….as also our “rulers” in their churches.

    (17) And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did it, as did also your rulers.
    (18) But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled.
    (19) Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;


    He heals those “blind” leaders who “sit” (as a ruler) by the Way “begging”….always asking their congregations for money in their churches. “Bartimaeus” means “son of the unclean” as they preach out of the unclean covetousness hidden within their hearts. They are always asking for money....begging...soliciting.

    Mark 10:46-52 KJV
    (46) And they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho with his disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the highway side begging.
    (47) And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
    (48) And many charged him that he should hold his peace: but he cried the more a great deal, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
    (49) And Jesus stood still, and commanded him to be called. And they call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth thee.


    If they truly seek the Lord, then they will hear the calling of them and arise to His righteousness and cast away the “garment”…. the using of flattering words for a cloke of covetousness and will arise out of their sleep and come to Jesus so that they must truly understand (receive their sight).

    (50) And he, casting away his garment, rose, and came to Jesus.
    (51) And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.


    They will receive their “sight” and follow Jesus in the Way of righteousness.

    (52) And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way.

    He has the keys to let us out of the grave and of death. He comes to give us an understanding so that we may know Him who is true.

    He LIVES. He WAS DEAD but behold He IS ALIVE forevermore. The “I AM”….I EXIST…IS ALIVE NOW and not dead. If He is truly alive, then we are to have His eternal life now in this earth and not have to wait until we “die and go to heaven”. The wages of sin is death…death to the mortal body. If the many in the churches of men are dying…perishing, then there is something very wrong in them.

    Revelation 1:18 KJV
    (18) I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.


    Those who come to deceive us with their flattering lips are casting this Truth (I AM) to the ground. They are betraying His life from ever appearing in our mortal flesh as they take the "I AM" of Jesus and cast it to the ground...preaching their covenant with death and their agreement with the grave.

    John 18:4-8 KJV
    (4) Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek ye?
    (5) They answered him, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus saith unto them, I am he. And Judas also, which betrayed him, stood with them.
    (6) As soon then as he had said unto them, I am he, they went backward, and fell to the ground.


    If they truly seek Jesus of Nazareth, then they will let us go out of their church bondage of teachings and commandments of men that are not saving the mortal flesh of anyone.

    (7) Then asked he them again, Whom seek ye? And they said, Jesus of Nazareth.
    (8) Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he: if therefore ye seek me, let these go their way:


    Matthew 24:42-46 KJV
    (42) Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
    (43) But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.
    (44) Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
    (45) Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
    (46) Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
     
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