God’s Master Plan, chapter 7

To: World’s in Residence Churches of God.  Lyyar 17, 5,780 until sunset. 5/11/20
In home worship is the direction God’s church must move. Politically correct environment has evolved to the point “it’s dangerous to express belief in God’s expressed view. When we’re teaching we must. Preachers – pastors in large congregations particularly lose their jobs for speaking against politically correct issues. Politically correctness has become a religion in most nations. Demonic deceptions started long ago.
(Jeremiah 23:13-14; The Lord says, “I saw the prophets of Samaria doing something that was disgusting. They prophesied in the name of the god Baal and led My people Israel astray. (14) But I see the prophets of Jerusalem doing something just as shocking. They are unfaithful to Me and continually prophesy - ‘teach’ lies. So they give encouragement to people who are doing evil, with the result that they do not stop their evildoing. I consider all of them as bad as the people of Sodom, and the citizens of Jerusalem as bad as the people of Gomorrah.”) Studies back we read, (2Chronicles 15: about King Asa’s turning the Israelites back to the faith of their ancestors and that temporary result and Jesus’ apostle Peter was mindful of history’s repeating.
(2Peter 2:1-3; But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. These false teachers will infiltrate your midst with destructive heresies, even to the point of denying the Master who bought them. As a result, they will bring swift destruction on themselves. And many will follow their debauched lifestyles. Because of these false teachers, the way of truth will be slandered. And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.”)
Consider, God’s prophecy are so certain they’re often written in past tense.
(2Peter 2:4-11;“For if God did not spare the angels who sinned, but threw them into, hell (Hebrew γίνομαι meaning ginomai) and locked them up in chains in utter darkness, to be kept until the judgment and if he did not spare the ancient world, but did protect Noah a herald of righteousness, along with seven others, when God brought a flood on an ungodly world and if He turned to ashes the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah when He condemned them to destruction, having appointed them to serve as an example to future generations of the ungodly and if He rescued Lot, a righteous man in anguish over the debauched lifestyle of lawless men, (for while he lived among them day after day, that righteous man was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless deeds he saw and heard) (See  Gen 18:16—19:29) – if so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from their trials and to reserve the unrighteous for punishment at the day of judgment, especially those who indulge their fleshly desires and who despise authority.”
Brazen and insolent, they are not afraid to insult the glorious ones, (11) yet even angels, who are much more powerful do not bring a slanderous judgment against them before the Lord.”)
(A parallel text at Jude 9 speaks of a reviling judgment against the devil in which the prepositional phrase is entirely absent. At the same time, in that parallel Michael does say to the devil, “May the Lord rebuke you.” (Hence, Peter is offering something of a judgment from the Lord.)
Unbelieving people are creatures of instinct.
(2Pet 2:12-13; “But these men, like irrational animals – creatures of instinct, born to be caught and destroyed – do not understand whom they are insulting, and consequently in their destruction they will be destroyed, suffering harm as the wages for their harmful ways. By considering it a pleasure to carouse in broad daylight, they are stains and blemishes, indulging in their deceitful pleasures when they feast together with you.”
(2Pet 2:14-16; “Their eyes, full of adultery, never stop sinning; they entice unstable people. They have trained their hearts for greed, these cursed children! By forsaking the right path they have gone astray, because they followed the way of Balaam son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness, yet was rebuked for his own transgression (a dumb donkey, speaking with a human voice restrained the prophet’s madness).” (See Num 22—24 and 31:8, 16).
Unbelieving teacher’s plight, a foregone conclusion.
(2Pet 2:17-21; “These men are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm, for whom the utter depths of darkness have been reserved. For by speaking high-sounding but empty words they are able to entice with fleshly desires and with debauchery, people who have just escaped from those who reside in error. (19) Although these false teachers promise such people freedom, they themselves are enslaved to immorality. For whatever a person succumbs to, to that he is enslaved. For if after they have escaped the filthy things of the world through the rich knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again get entangled in them and succumb to them, their last state has become worse for them than their first. (21) For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than, having known it, to turn back from the holy commandment that had been delivered to them.”)
(2Per 2:22- “They are illustrations of this true proverb: “A dog returns to its own vomit,” and “A sow, after washing herself, wallows in the mire.”) (A loose rendering of Proverbs 26:11) Peter’s words don’t need additional commentary.
People need Jesus’ spirit, His faith and revelations. Spiritual understanding is; “revelation discernment.” Scriptural study can result in fleshly understanding, but “fleshly understanding isn’t revealed faith.” (Without God’s interceding, opening minds and revealing, “it isn’t His faith in us.)
Study it again, Jesus said; (John 15:15;“I no longer call you slaves, because the slave does not understand what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, because I have REVEALED to you everything I heard from My Father.”)
God chooses, opens minds and gives the desire to know Him. (See Phil 2:13) Remember: each apostle continued referring to themselves as Jesus Christ’s slaves. Whether it be James “our Lord’s half brother” to the twelve dispersed tribes of Israel or Paul writing to Gentiles in Corinth; “Jesus’ Word is REVEALED to those He calls.” Let’s consider James’ letter and some of Paul’s explanations to the Roman Gentiles.
(James 1:1; “From James, a slave of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes dispersed abroad.” Greetings!) Because of James’ calling and gifted revelations, he could write with authority, “from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” James isn’t writing to the non-Israelite populations, but to the dispersed Israelites. (Remember a few years earlier, Jesus first sent His disciples to the lost tribes of Israel.)
(Matt 10:5-6; “Jesus sent out these twelve, instructing them as follows: “Do not go to Gentile regions and do not enter any Samaritan town. Go instead to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”) Consider why the Israelites were dispersed and why He held back on revealing Himself to the Gentiles at that time? We pray both questions are opened to our understanding as we continue.
(Romans 11:13-15; “Now I “Paul” am speaking to you Gentiles. Seeing that I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry, if somehow I could provoke My people to jealousy and save some of them. For if their rejection is the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?”) Their acceptance life from the dead? A resurrection! Because of grace and promises to the fathers “the whole of Jacob is holy to God!” (Grace is that gift of promise, “Jesus’ work.”)
Now Paul explains how God’s promises to Abraham relates to gentiles.
(Rom 11:16-20; “If the first portion of the dough offered is holy, then the whole batch is holy and if the root is holy, so too are the branches. Now if some of the branches were broken off and you, “gentiles” a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among them and participated in the richness of the olive root, do not boast over the branches. But if you boast, remember that you do not support the root, but the root supports you. (19) Then you will say, “The branches were broken off so that I could be grafted in.” Granted! They ‘Israel’ were broken off because of their unbelief, but you “gentiles” stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but fear!” )
All believers IN become spiritual Israelites! Though the many Israelites backslid because of unbelief, all Israelites are holy because of the promises to their fathers, “Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.” NOW the teaching to the Gentiles is rooted to the same believing IN faith as was gifted to Abraham!
(Rom 11:21-23; “For if God did not spare the NATURAL branches, perhaps He will not spare you. Notice therefore the kindness and harshness of God – harshness toward those who have fallen, but God’s kindness toward you, PROVIDED you CONTINUE in His kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off. And even they – IF they do not continue in their UNBELIEF – will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.”)
When Jesus returns, “apparently all unbelieving Israelites will become believers and be grafted in AGAIN.”
(Rom 11:24-33; “For if you ‘gentiles’ were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree and grafted, contrary to ‘your inherited’ nature, into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these natural branches be grafted back into their own olive tree? For I do not want you to be ignorant of this MYSTERY, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be conceited: “A partial hardening has happened to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.” (26) And so ALL ISRAEL WILL BE SAVED, as it is written: “The Deliverer will come out of Zion; He will remove ungodliness from Jacob. And this is My covenant with them, when I take AWAY their sins.” In regard to the gospel they, “Israelites” are enemies for your sake, but in regard to ELECTION they are dearly loved for the SAKE of the fathers. For the gifts and the call of God are irrevocable. Just as you were formerly disobedient to God, but have now received MERCY due to their “Israelites” disobedience, so they too have now been disobedient in order that, by the mercy shown to you, they too may NOW RECEIVE MERCY. (32) For God has consigned all people to disobedience so that He may show mercy to them all. (33) Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and how fathomless His ways!”)
We don’t need to hurriedly try to figuring it all out, wait on revelations, believe God and what He inspired to be written.

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