JOHN CHAPTER 3 VERSE 16 [three]

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3)            The sublimity of the person of John 3:16 has, among other qualifications, the phenomenality of ‘Justified’ and ‘Glorified’. These are pronouncements coming from eternality of the Divinity. What is the Greek word for ‘justified? It is dikaioō (dik-ah-yo’-o): ‘to render (that is, show or regard as) just or innocent’. ‘Glorified’ is doxazō (dox-ad’-zo): ‘to make glorious, adorn with lustre, clothe with splendour: to impart glory to something, render it excellent.’ The Christian salvation is truly, from this verse, a total package. Predestination, calling, justification and glorification all have active verbal constative aorist; a grammatical construction pointing out that each one of them is already consummated. The genuine adherence to John 3:16 engenders an eternally completed salvation. The glorification of the Christian’s life is truly celestial – a citizen of empyreal blissfulness while yet on earth. Hallelujah!

                Where it says, “If God be for us, who can be against us” is, by all odds, a most cheering news. ‘For’ is huper (hoop-er’), meaning:in behalf of; for the sake of; over;’ while ‘against’ is kata (kat-ah): ‘down in (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [genitive, dative or accusative] with which it is joined).’ The 31st verse paints a picture of God taking the stance of protagonism over us; not pleading for the maintenance of our glorification, but hoisting the eternal flag of redemption for our sake. Can anyone or anything come down in opposition to God’s absolute desire: of which He had sworn to prevent from decay? Selah!

                One of the most dangerous things to do is to curse the LORD’s elect. The one who has been justified by the Most High can never have a charge brought against him successfully. Why could Balaam not curse the LORD’s Israel? Numbers 22:12 “And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed.” God has made it impossible for a true born again Christian to ever be derailed spiritually. “Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God’s elect? It is God that justifieth” [Romans 8:33].S

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                Who benefits from this empyreal grace? The John 3:16 answer is, “Whosoever”. Matthew 9:13 “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.” One has to agree with the Scriptures in its declaration of: “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). Agreeing with the Lord God that you need salvation is the first step to becoming God’s child. 1Timothy 1:15 “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.” Even before we were born, we were sinners already. What does the Psalmist say lyrically? “Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me” (Psalms 51:5). Pauline didacticism above continues with, “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” [1Timothy 1:16]. Any man, woman, boy, girl of any race or age who desires eternal life is the ‘whosoever’ of John 3:16.

                The words of John 3:16 promises ‘eternal life’ and the Scriptures supports this empyreal citizenship. John 17:1-2 “These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: 2) As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.” Romans 5:20-21 “Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound: 21) That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.”

                Romans 6:22-23 “But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. 23) For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”  1John 2:25 “And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life.” 1John 5:13 “These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.” 1John 5:20 “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.”

Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

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JOHN CHAPTER 3 VERSE 16 [one]

“…that whosoever believeth in him should not perish…”

1)            It is the microcosm of the entire Bible. The infrastructural quiddity of soteriological quintessence rests solely on it. Of Jesus, and His salvation: man’s most needed essential commodity – as a fallen creature – is all the Bible is intimating man with and which is exquisitely couched in the Word of God – Jesus. 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” (John 3:16).

“…the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world” [Revelation 13:8]

                The salient question is, at what point of time did God perfect this divine sacrificial beneficence? The timing of it and the essence of the act give an understanding of proven effectuality of this salvation. Revelation 13:8, “And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.” The preposition ‘from’ is apo (apo’): ‘A primary particle; “off”, that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively)’. Revelation 17:8 has the same apo as in Revelation 13:8. Ephesians 1:4 “According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:” where another preposition, ‘before’, is pro (pro): ‘fore’, that is, in front of, prior (figuratively superior) to.’ In Titus 1:2, ‘before’ is the same pro.

                1Peter 1:19-20 19 “But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: 20 Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,” and ‘foreordained’ of the 20th verse is proginōskō (prog-in-oce’-ko): ‘to have knowledge before hand; to foreknow: of those whom God elected to salvation; to predestinate; to know beforehand, that is, foresee’.

                When the contentious question of “Can a Christian lose his salvation?” is raised, I do not waste time in pointing to John 3:16 as one of the Scriptural solutions to this contention which several Christians will treat with heated acidity of negation. The famous verse begins with “For God so loved” and nobody seems to ask, “At what point in time did God shower the world with this love?” Trace the chronological reality of this beneficence and you may have to travel way back into the realm of eternality. A plan of an architectural edifice, as we all are aware, has always been with the commencement of an uninhabitability of the project. In like manner, God, the Architect of the universal creation, sat down long before He brought anything into creationism in the eternity past, and had decided that, this creature of humanity, who will sin against Me, must be given a second chance to acquire my zoë type of life-eternal. When God dwells on a course of action, He has always thought it through – nothing to amend; so it can be said of Him, “I am the LORD I change not.”

                Note that ‘change’ comes with a suffixal negation ‘not’. Found in Malachi 3:6, ‘change’ is the Hebraic shânâh (shaw-naw’): ‘to fold, that is, duplicate (literally or figuratively); by implication to transmute (transitively or intransitively)’. He has promised ‘eternal life’ and the celestial blissfulness of eternality is the portion of His Christian children. He will not change His mind of Divinity. God will not say something in Genesis and cause its mutation in the Psalms. Will He make a soteriological asseveration in the biblical protocol and then take a trip to the Islamism of Muhammadanism or of Hinduism, and build mutated versions of the Bible in the Qur’an, the Vedas or any other religious book? The factual Word of God is “Yea and Amen”; therefore, any theological work that has not the thematic thread of Jesus Christ – Jesus being the ‘Yea and Amen’ – running through as the Alpha and the Omega, can never ever be of the LORD i.e. JEHOVAH, the God of the Bible. Discard it, ergo, as quickly as possible.

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Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

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IS THE MARIAN BIRTH THE FIRST EXISTENCE OF JESUS CHRIST? (Part two)

Yeshua Mashiyach! The Word became flesh!  

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2)            Genesis 1:1-5 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. 3) And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. 4) And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. 5) And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day. . The abstract ‘beginning’ is the Hebraic re’shiyth (ray-sheeth’): ‘1. the first, in place, time, order or rank. 2. (specifically) a firstfruit.’ An interesting revelation is the Hebrew interpretation of our King James Version of ‘God’, ‘elohiym (el-o-heem’) ‘elohiy (el-o-hee’): ‘1. (literally) supreme ones. 2. (hence, in the ordinary sense) gods. 3. (specifically, in the plural, especially with the article) the Supreme God (i.e. the all supreme). 4. (occasionally, by way of deference) supreme magistrates, the highest magistrates of the land.’ The Hebrew ‘elohiym is plural, God did not tell the history (His story) of creation to Moses using eloahh, the singular term. Why? For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one [1John 5:7].

                ‘Darkness’, choshek (cho-shek’) means: ‘1. the dark. 2. (literally) darkness. 3. (figuratively) misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness.’ The figurativeness of ‘darkness’ is its alienation from anything ‘elohiym of Genesis 1:1. The two main linguistic forms of ‘Spirit of God’ has ‘Spirit’ as ruwach (roo’-ach): ‘1. wind. 2. (by resemblance) breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation. 3. (figuratively) life, anger, unsubstantiality. 4. (by extension) a region of the sky. 5. (by resemblance) spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions);’ and ‘God’ as the same ‘elohiym. If the Holy Spirit is the Spirit of the Divine Ones, then He is God eternal as well. Trinity.

                ‘Light’ is ‘owr (ore) ‘1. illumination. 2. (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.); and ‘Night’ layil (lah’-yil), leyl (lale) [Isaiah 21:11] or aylah (lah’-yel-aw) means: ‘1. (properly) a twist (away of the light), i.e. night. 2. (figuratively) adversity.’ ‘Day’ which is yowm (yome) means: ‘1. a day (as the warm hours). 2. (literal) from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next. 3. (figurative) a space of time defined by an associated term.’ The light of Genesis 1:3 is not an object of God’s creation; it is the Christ. Genesis 1:14 is of the light of creation.

                John 1:4-9 dwells on the Light. Verse 9 reads, “That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.”  The adjectival ‘true’ is the Greek alēthinos (al-ay-thee-nos’): ‘that which has not only the name and resemblance, but the real nature corresponding to the name.’ Alēthinos comes from alēthēs (al-ay-thace’) which is made of the Greek negative ‘a’ and lanthanō (lan-than’-o): ‘true: as not concealed.’ This Light is the same light of Genesis 1:3. It is indubitably a Personage.

                Of the Light is John 1:14 “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.” Now, the active ‘made’, the Greek ginomai (ghin’-om-ahee) is not of a one who comes from creation. It is defined as ‘to become, i.e. to come into existence, begin to be, receive being’. Christ simply wore Jesus as His earthly Personage. Christ, who was not a human, became an Adam. He had been, before the Adamic creation.

                 The Light, Jesus Christ, is the only One among the Trinity, whose physical existence is not concealed from human ocular experience. If He was there at the beginning of creation, it follows, ergo, that the birth of His humanity by the Virgin Mary was not the first time of His existence. Jesus’ humanity came into being right there inside the procreative matrix of the Virgin Mary. But of Christ, seven centuries before His Incarnation, Prophet Micah pronounced in the 5th chapter of the 2nd verse of his vatic book, “But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.” The pronoun ’whose’ –ô, –w,–û (pronounced -or) is: ‘he, him, his; it, its.’

                The phrasal ‘goings forth,’ mowtsa’ah (mo-tsaw-aw’) is, ‘1. origin, a family descent, coming out. 2. (also) a sewer.’ Qedem (keh’-dem) and yowm (yome) ‛ôlâm (o-lawm’) are ‘of old’ and ‘everlasting’ respectively. While Qedem means: ‘1. the front. 2. (of place, absolutely) the fore part. 3. (relatively) the East. 4. (of time) antiquity;’ yowm ‛ôlâm (o-lawm’) is made of yowm [1. a day (as the warm hours). 2. (literal) from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next. 3. (figurative) a space of time defined by an associated term] and ‛ôlâm (o-lawm’) [long duration, antiquity, futurity, for ever, ever, everlasting, evermore, perpetual, old, ancient, world]. You know what holds so much titillation in this verse? This prophesied one, expected to come forth out of Bethlehem –in an earthly event of time— is the very One whose goings forth, is at the same time, from of old, from everlasting! It is more spiritual than the physical understanding of human calculation. Only God can successfully achieve this phenomenal feat. The goings forth of the Christ has been from a time too incalculable for an understanding of scientific probe of time reading. This asserts the eternality of Christ’s Divine nature. Amen! Confer these verses: Psalm 90:2; Proverbs 8:22-23 and John 1:1.

Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

(…to be continued…)

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Death [2]

Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting?” [1Corinthians 15:54-55]

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2)            Some still believe and asseverate that, “There’s no physical realm of hellish gaol.” A Davidic Psalm 16:10 is a Christological “For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.” The word ‘hell’ is the Hebrew she’ôl (sheh-ole’): ‘grave, hell, pit, the underworld Sheol – the OT designation for the abode of the dead; place of no return; without praise of God; wicked sent there for punishment; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat).’ Jesus did not receive any condemnation in the abode of the dead. Acts 2:31 “He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.” Pellucidity of Scripture teaches that Jesus descended, the proclaiming Visitant, to the invisible underworld.

Who says hell is not real? It is a reality.

It says in unequivocal terms in Ephesians 4:9-10, “(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? [10] He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.)”  He went to the same place where Lazarus found himself –Abraham’s bosom. God would not allow the argument of the wicked-dead ‘rich man’, borne out of Satanism, to thrive: by sending him back to earth –even if Abraham could.

“…and delivered them into chains of darkness…” [2Peter 2:4].

Jesus, the true Witness, had to manifest in the lower region of our world –the wicked-dead to expect judgment, while the righteous dead had the flame of their hopes burning brightest. 1Peter 3:18-20 18) “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.” Jesus went yet to the lowest region of hell –Tartarus— to proclaim doom to the fallen angels who married the daughters of the antediluvian men, to engender the atrocious act of Satanism. The creation of Adam and a wife, perfectly established the Church.

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So many scriptures support hellish life after death. Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire[Matthew3:12]. The understood goodness of the harvested wheat is the pointer to its usefulness. What accounts for its goodness is none other than the imbibed Word of truthfulness: Jesus. The worthlessness of the chaff (children of disobedience) makes them candidates of the unquenchable fire.

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                Proverbs 2:19, “None that go unto her return again, neither take they hold of the paths of life.” The expression, ‘take hold of’ is the Hebrew nâśag (naw-sag’) meaning: ‘to overtake; ability; to reach, attain to, cause to reach; to be able to secure.’ Once in hell, the occupant has lost the ability to return to the life of celestial bliss. And this is what Pauline couch of Hebrews 9:27 is all about, which reads, “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:” where the word ‘appointed’ is apokeimai (ap-ok’-i-mahee): ‘to be laid away, laid by, reserved; reserved for one, awaiting him.’ The subject of this verse, ‘men’ is the Greek anthrōpos (anth’-ro-pos): ‘1. a human being, whether male or female or man-faced; 2. with the added notion of weakness, by which man is led into a mistake or prompted to sin 3. with the adjunct notion of contempt or disdainful pity.’ From these definitions, anthrōpos connotes degeneration of Adamic nature as opposed to the born again Christian.

                Rid your mind of unscriptural thoughts. Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”      

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Death [1]

1)            Death is not an absolute cessation of life. It is simply the reality of being cut off from the presence of God. In the tiniest fraction of a second, one is out of one’s body when death sniffs out the earthly life. To physicality, breath cessation of a living intelligent being is his end. Not so, it is, at all. Death is actually the absence of the vitality marking the essentiality of the spirit, one of the known tripartite quiddity constituting the Adamic creation. Simply put, theologically, death is to be absent from the presence of life –Jesus.

At the cessation point of breath, the dual entity of spirit and soul is transported to the realm of the ‘unseen’, either to eternal bliss or anguish. Who is the entity, of whom a cut off from His presence is death absolutely? Is it Brahma, Krishna, Buddha or Allah? None of them. It is Yahweh, the I AM THAT I AM, who was, and who is, and who is to come. Amen.

Lucifer was piqued to see the first couple still alive

      Adam, when he committed the disobedient, original sin of the Eden Garden, he died, not physically but spiritually. His spirit realm, sin-stained, failed to enter into the erstwhile sacred fellowship with the Creator. This is the truth about death. It was when he saw the sacrificial animals, one for him and the other for his wife that the gravity of the mark he had missed struck him. Dead animal friends of the pristine family told him: death was imminent. Every birth of Adamic progeny, as a result, became the accouchement of a walking cadaver. Death!

Then came the death of Abel, probably the most favourite offspring, which, definitely, shook him terribly. Death! Pellucidity of death passing upon every mankind became unbearably a truism.

In the couching of God’s protocol -the Bible- the very first words are, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth” [Genesis 1:1]; and the title ‘God’ is the Hebraic ‘Elôhı̂ym (el-o-heem’): ‘Plural of ‘ĕlôahh (el-o’-ah); gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.’ The One who spoke the first words of creationism is none other than the First Member of the Godhead, the Father. Verse 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:” is an introduction of the Third Member of the Godhead, the Holy Spirit. ‘Moved’ of verse 3 is râchaph (raw-khaf’): ‘to brood; by implication to be relaxed.’ It is the brooding likened to that of mother hen, creating the energizing spirit of hatching the egg into life. Like the eternal Father, the Holy Spirit is the life Giver.

There is life after death

 “And God said, Let there be light: and there was light” [Genesis 1:3]; bringing the Second Member of the Godhead, Jesus Christ, into creationism participation, ergo, Creator of life. Amen. Mosaic couch needed not say, “In the beginning God the Father …. ” simply because it was the Trinity –constituting one God—, working in consonance as co-Creators. Having established the concept of the Author of life, let us look at the users of it.

When one is pronounced clinically dead, a resuscitation of the essential vitality of life –the soul—, seen to be absent, is about to be scientifically carried out. Its failure renders the body, that did containerized the vital life, what my Yoruba people call, korofo –emptiness. Pinch, tickle and make verbal and physical advances at the cadaverous heap of remains, and there would not be the slightest response. Why? The soul [which is the realm of emotions, will and thoughts] is no longer present in the lifeless remains. After death is judgment. How do I know this fact? Lazarus died, the rich man died, each one to a separate region of the blissful Abraham’s Bosom and the fiery hell torment respectively.

It shall bruise thy head” [Gen. 3:15]

                Rid your mind of unscriptural thoughts. Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”      

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JESUS: The WORD Of God (What does it betoken?) Part 6

(Continued from the 5th part…)

6)            Too overwhelmed to share the Eternal Truth, Apostle John would not even observe the orthodoxy of the characteristic salutation of an epistle in 1John 1:1-2 “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; 2) (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;).” The allusion to the ‘handling of the Word of life’ is of John 1:14. “And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son” [1John 5:11]. The spiritual location of eternal life is found nowhere else; in the Person of Jesus alone is the bliss of eternity to be found. Selah! “He that hath the Son hath life; 1John 5:12 further uncovers, “and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life” is the conclusion.

                1John 5:20 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 Word of God is both the Eternal Life and the True God. I want to look at four verses to buttress this fact.

                It says in the book of 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. The first sobriquet, ‘Wonderful’ is the Hebraic pele’ (peh’-leh): ‘a miracle.’ Pele’ comes from its root pala’ (paw-law’) ‘1. (properly, literally or figuratively) perhaps to separate, i.e. distinguish 2. (by implication) to be great, difficult, wonderful 3. (causatively) to make great, difficult, wonderful.’

The WORD: in His pre-incarnate manifestation.

                The next, ‘Counsellor,’ is ya`ats (yaw-ats’) ‘1. to advise 2. (reflexively) to deliberate or resolve.’ Being the “mighty God” His “Counsellorship” must be eternally of the Divinity. His ‘Fatherhood’ is an ‘Everlasting’ Hebrew `ad (ad) ‘1. (properly) a (peremptory) terminus 2. (by implication) duration, in the sense of advance or perpetuity (substantially as a noun, either with or without a preposition).’ ‘Prince’ is sar (sar) ‘a head person (of any rank or class);’ while ‘peace’ is shalowm (shaw-lome’) (or shalom {shaw-lome’}) meaning : ‘1. Safe 2. (figuratively) well, happy, friendly 3. (abstractly) welfare, i.e. health, prosperity, peace.’ The Word of God is the Ruler of eternal peace.

Safe hand of the Word

                 Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God [Isaiah 44:6]. Take note that ‘LORD’ is written in capitals and that is I AM THAT I AM, the covenant name of God –Jehovah– to the redeemed. Interestingly, the prophet quotes the Divinity in the description of Himself as “I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.” If truly, beside Him there is no God, what do we make of the declaration of Jesus first in Revelation 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.A later declaration is I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” [Rev 22:13]. What is the Divine status difference between the ‘LORD’ of Isaiah 44:6 and the ‘Almighty’ of Revelation 1:8? Selah!

Absolutely a pellucidity

                The third Scripture is Isaiah 54:5 For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called. The divine ‘Maker’ is `asah (aw-saw’) ‘to do or make (from existing materials).’ Of whom is it said, All things were made by him; and of whom still, is the scriptural couch, and without him was not any thing made that was made[John 1:3]? Luke 5:34 And he said unto them,  Can ye make the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? Who is the Bridegroom? Jesus. For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ [2Cor 11:2]. Who is the ‘husband’ of espousal? Jesus!

The Maker of all things: The WORD.

                And the fourth Scripture is John 17:3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. Do you remember 1John 5:20? It reads, 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 Eternal Father in John 17:3 is the True God. The irrefutability of the Word being the True God in 1John 5:20 is pellucid. The titles of Jesus in Isaiah 9:6 are they essentially Divine? Selah!  

               Get born again by saying this simple prayer.

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

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JESUS: The WORD Of God (What does it betoken?) Part 5

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5)            The Word is a celestial Personage. If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God [Colossians 3:1]. ‘Risen’ is the Greek sunegeiro (soon-eg-ei’-ro) ‘1. to rouse (from death) in company with 2. (figuratively) to revivify (spiritually) in resemblance to.’ Death is conquered by the Word of God, resulting in one’s spiritual revivification. The word ‘above’ is ano (an’-o), meaning: ‘upward or on the top.’ You have heard of being ‘born again’ all the time, right? This ano is the root word for ‘again,’ anothen (an’-o-then) ‘1. from above 2. (by analogy) from the first 3. (by implication) anew.’ It says that Christ ‘sitteth’ which is kathemai (kath’-ay-mai) 1. to sit down 2. (figuratively) to remain, reside.’ Jesus, from eternity past to eternal existence to come, has His divine residence in the celestial assizes of the Rainbow Administration of the Almighty.

Jesus on His ascending way to the right hand of Majesty

                What the ‘right hand’ betokens is found in Luke 22:69 Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the power of God. God is Almighty, right? How great is Almighty? Indescribable. That is the power that the Word of God wields. Unquestionably an ineffability! The great power of God engenders latria obeisance. 1Peter chapter 3 in the last part of verse 21 and the 22nd read: by the resurrection of Jesus Christ: 22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him. Now the word, ‘subject’ is hupotasso (hoop-ot-as’-so) ‘1. to subordinate 2. (reflexively) to obey.’ We know that the only One all in heaven is in subjection to is the LORD God, Himself; none else! Jesus receives latria due only to the Almighty. Is He Almighty? Find it out in Revelation 1:8. What is the Greek for ‘Almighty?’ it is pantokrator (pan-tok-rat’-ore) ‘he who holds sway over all things; the all-ruling, i.e. God (as absolute and universal sovereign).’

                Pantokratōr (pan-tok-rat’-ore) comes from pas (pas): ‘all, any, every, the whole;’ and kratos (krat’-os): ‘vigor [“great”], (literally or figuratively).’ The word ‘Almighty’ is exclusively of Jehovah in Scripture. Its Hebraic couch (48 times) is shadday (shad-dah’-ee): ‘almighty, most powerful; Shaddai, the Almighty (of God).’ Fifty-seven times is its occurrence in Scripture. Nine times in the Greek New Testament and ten times –when you add ‘omnipotent’ of Revelation 19:6 which is the same Pantokratōr– bringing the total number of ‘Almighty’ to 58. Not one creature has the biblical description of Almighty. Note the article ‘the’ qualifying ‘Almighty.’ He did not say it by the employment of an indefinite article “an Almighty” or “one of those called Almighty.” The use of ‘the’ definite is a pointer to a particularly known Entity. Since the Creator alone is “The Almighty,” the Scripture “I and my Father are one,” becomes so limpidly couched. Selah!    

He that hath seen me hath seen the Father” John 14:9

                For this reason, Colossians 3:2 enjoins, Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. ‘Affection’ is phroneo (fron-eh’-o) ‘1. to exercise the mind, i.e. entertain or have a sentiment or opinion 2. (by implication) to be (mentally) disposed (more or less earnestly in a certain direction) 3. (intensively) to interest oneself in (with concern or obedience).’ How important is the Word? Colossians 3:3 informs: For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. This is a double insurance. Of what benefit this eternal Word is to us is couched here in Colossians 3:4 When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory. Is Christ eternal? What happens to whoever finds himself in Him? He most certainly lives eternally as his Divine Host, is it not? Certainly so! Amen!

                Jesus knows that our life is hid in Him, ergo, He made the transpicuous statements of John 14:1 and John 6:40. Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me [John 14:1]. And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day [John 6:40]. Christ is the Eternity of God’s thought, will, strength and verbalism. And that is ineffably ponderous!

               Get born again by saying this simple prayer.

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”

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DELAY IS NOT DENIAL (three)

The taunting of Peninnah

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3)            Hannah was called names. Unfruitfulness. She did not give them her ears of faith. Peninnah taunted her, did not she? But Peninnah’s needling derision could not stop that which the Lord God would do. Elkanah did something to douse the matter but he could have stood by her in his refusal to marry a second wife, Peninnah, defined as ‘jewel, pearl, or the face’. There is nothing special, spiritually, about her.

                1Samuel 1:17-20 “Then Eli answered and said, Go in peace: and the God of Israel grant thee thy petition that thou hast asked of him. 18) And she said, Let thine handmaid find grace in thy sight. So the woman went her way, and did eat, and her countenance was no more sad. 19) And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the LORD, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah: and Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and the LORD remembered her. 20) Wherefore it came to pass, when the time was come about after Hannah had conceived, that she bare a son, and called his name Samuel, saying, Because I have asked him of the LORD.”

Peninnah’s heckle was not Jehovah’s denial

                Even though the judgment of Eli, the high priest, was garbed in atrocity of its pronouncement, it would not vitiate Hannah’s potential faith in the God of Israel. Her faith had engendered in her the humility of a good Christian, raising her to the enablement which held back her tongue from lashing at the stupidity of God’s servant.

Great Samuel: the proof that delay is not denial

                Thankfully, the emergent alloy of faith and humility from this woman of great fortitude saved Eli from absolute irresponsibility. An ‘ascension’ (for that is the English definition of the Hebraic Eli) to the celestial assizes had to be made available to Hannah’s petition. The same Eli who had wrongfully accused her of an unladylike debauchery must change the lyrics to, “Go in peace.” Pronounced on her is ‘peace’, a Hebraic shâlôm (shaw-lome’) which means so many things: ‘completeness, soundness, welfare, peace;

+completeness (in number)

+safety, soundness (in body)

+welfare, health, prosperity

+peace, quiet, tranquility, contentment; peace, friendship

+of human relationships

+with God especially in covenant relationship

+peace (from war)

                Should there be any genuine reason to wonder why she decided that her countenance was not going to be sad again? Selah! Shâlôm!

Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days.

                Daniel 1:6-19, “Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: 7) Unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave unto Daniel the name of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach; and to Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego. 8) But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. 9) Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs. 10) And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall ye make me endanger my head to the king. 11) Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, 12) Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.

It took ten days to prove the lads right

                13) Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king’s meat: and as thou seest, deal with thy servants. 14) So he consented to them in this matter, and proved them ten days. 15) And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children which did eat the portion of the king’s meat. 16) Thus Melzar took away the portion of their meat, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them pulse. 17) As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. 18) Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. 19) And the king communed with them; and among them all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: therefore stood they before the king.”

                The Bible says that they were of Judah. Judah means ‘praise’. Jesus Christ comes from Judah. All genuine praise related eventualities need to evoke the power advertence found in Jesus. Why JESUS? He is the Creator; He is the Author of faith. Daniel in Hebrew is dânı̂yê’l (daw-nee-yale’) ‘God is my judge.’ Hananiah is chănanyâh (khan-an-yaw) ‘Jah has favoured’. Mishael is mı̂yshâ’êl (mee-shaw-ale’) ‘who is what God is’. Azariah is ‛ăzaryâh (az-ar-yaw’) ‘Jehovah has helped’.

                The truth is that God has heard us even before we offer the petitions of our hearts for His divine attention. Faith and caution become the tools of the divine engagement. Faith to keep us on the solidity of the terra firma; caution makes sure that we continue to walk according to divine will.

                Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

 “Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!” 

(…to be continued…)

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Which Is, And Which Was, And Which Is To Come. (six)

Jesus Christ is the Creator

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6)            Jesus the Almighty, as He is depicted in Scripture, created all things. The very first of creationism was brought into being out of nothing for: the word ‘created’ of Genesis 1:1 is bara’ (baw-raw’) ‘1. (absolutely) to create 2. (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes).’ The absoluteness of bara’ supports ex nihilo, the Greek for ‘create out of nothing.’ Amen! Jesus upholds all creatures in their beings (Colossians 1:17). The Lord Jesus wrought miracles on earth. The word ‘secret’ of Judges 13:18, pil’iy (pil-ee’) (or paliy’ {paw-lee’}) means ‘remarkable. ‘Wonderful’ of Isaiah 9:6 is pele’ (peh’-leh) ‘a miracle.’ Jesus did resurrect Himself from the dead (John 10:17-18). Jesus saved the whole world from eternal destruction (John 11:25, 5:21, 6:39 & 40). 40).

Abraham saw my day and he was glad

                To prove His Almightiness made Him say: “Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am” (John 8:58). There is a marked difference between ‘was’ and ‘am.’ While ‘was’ is ginomai (ǰiy’-no-mai) ‘1. to cause to be (“gen”-erate).2. (reflexively) to become (come into being).3. (of events) to happen;’ eimi (ei-miy’) is ‘am,’ meaning: ‘1. I am (i.e. I exist).2. (emphatically declaring oneself, following ἐγώ ego (e-ğō’): ‘I’) It is I Myself (see Matthew 14:27, Matthew 14:28 and Mark 6:50).3. (of God himself, following ἐγώ ego (e-ğō’)) I AM (this is the comparable Greek form of God’s Hebrew name, YAHWEH; compare Yhovah (yeh-ho-vaw’) Yhow (yeh-ho’) [as a prefix] 1. (meaning) the self-Existent or Eternal, the I AM. 2. (person) Yahweh (Yehvah), Jewish national name of God. 3. (anglicized) Jehovah. 4. (as a name prefix) Yeho-. 5. (As expressed in Hebraic Koine Greek) ἐγώ εἰμί -ego eime-, I AM (literally: I myself, I am).).’

                For your scriptural information, “which was,” ho en in Greek takes the age of Jesus to the ‘eternity past.’ If no creature existed in the eternity past, it follows that whoever has his existence from that eternal past has an essence of immutability. Living before time, Jesus is immutable: for time cannot affect Him. He is as old as the Eternal Father! In Proverbs chapter 8, verse 22 speaks of wisdom: “The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.” Verse 23 underscores the “wisdom’s” datelessness, “I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.” Verses 24 to 29 which continue to uphold the eternal existence of Wisdom is essentially Jesus in Colossians 2:3 “In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” But what is this next dramatic revelation on wisdom which reads: “Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him” [Prov 8:30]? Is there any theological savviness to the physical ontogenesis of the Father and of the Christ? Is there an Eternal Grandparent that did bring them up? If these are not tenable then the glaring truth here is, basically, that God the Father and the Christ are of equal ancientness.

                How is the datedness of Jesus arrived at scripturally? Each verbal tense of “Which is” ho on “which was” ho en and “which is to come” ho erchomenos is an imperfect tense. What is the grammatical salience of an imperfect tense? Does this tense of ‘imperfectness’ denote or connote an impairment to the status of the subject –Jesus? Not at all, for if it does, then, its inference to the Eternal Father puts a question mark on the Father’s ancientry. An imperfect tense is an action or act that does not come to a conclusion. If I should say, “I spoke at 4pm,” the ‘speaking’, coming to a concluding end (at 4pm), is a perfect tense. “I that spoke,” though is in the aorist (past tense), is an imperfect word of action, not grammatically concluded.

                The Christ’s ‘was,’ en of “which was” took place in the eternal past. His existence did not come to a termination even in the eternity past! HIS imperfect ‘is’ runs through all the days of this present now: and none can claim to live throughout these days of creationism. We are in the six thousandth year of creationism. “Which is” implies His unimpeded perseity throughout time of creation from Adam to the present moment which extends to the prophecy of His scriptural one thousand years of His earthly rule and beyond. Methuselah, the known oldest man did not even clock the eld of 1,000.

                The same One, Christ, lives unto the unending eternity ‘to come.’ “Which was” speaks of eternity to come. The imperfect tense of ‘was’ points to His Lordly eternal Being throughout that unending period. Only the Creator can have these said of Him and to remain verifiably a truism! Jesus, indubitably, is very God of very God! Amen!

Angels worship Jesus Christ

                Jewish Torah scripting understands that ‘the holy blessed God said to Moses, “Say unto them, I am he that was, and I am he that now is, and I am he that is to come,” wherefore אהיה –I Am—is written three times.’ Who is this Jewish God? His earthly name is Yehoshua Mashiyach –(maw-shee’-akh) ‘1. Anointed 2. usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint) 3. (specifically) the Messiah, the Anointed One– Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Amen!

                Rid your mind of unscriptural thoughts. Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”      

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Which Is, And Which Was, And Which Is To Come. (five)

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5)            I would love to continue this topic, titled, “Which is, and which was, and which is to come,” by alluding to the pellucidity of this epithet of being of the Father and of the Son.                                                                                                               

We understand the transcendentalism of the Eternal Father. If the Son appropriates “Which is, and which was, and which is to come,” to Himself, there is no doubt why He is “over all God, blessed forever” of Romans 9:5. The expression ‘which was’ speaks of His immutability. Jesus’ externality of fixity accentuates His agelessness. This “which,” ho, in Greek, is simply definite article ‘the.’ En (ayn) the Greek for ‘was’ being an imperfect tense of eime (am, be, being) is best defined as ‘One.’ As one commentary couches it: ‘particularly this phrase is expressive of the eternity of Christ, who is, was, and ever will be; and of his immutability, who is the same he was, and will be for ever the same he is, and was, unchangeable in his person, in his love, and in the virtue of his blood, righteousness, and sacrifice; he is the same today, yesterday, and for ever. It is a further proof of the deity of Christ” [John Gill’s Exposition of the Entire Bible -Revelation 1:8]. Jesus is the One. The One and the only One like Him. Incomparable! He is very God of very God.

                Another commentary runs thus: which is . . . was . . . is to come—a periphrasis for the incommunicable name JEHOVAH, the self-existing One, unchangeable. In Greek the indeclinability of the designation here implies His unchangeableness. Perhaps the reason why “He which is to come” is used, instead of “He that shall be,” is because the grand theme of Revelation is the Lord’s coming (Re 1:7). Still it is THE FATHER as distinguished from “Jesus Christ” (Re 1:5) who is here meant. But so one are the Father and Son that the designation, “which is to come,” more immediately applicable to Christ, is used here of the Father [Jamieson, Fausset and Brown’s Commentary on Revelation 1:4].                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

The most enigmatic personage to tread upon our world: JESUS

                Yet another commentary reads, “This phraseology is purely Jewish, and probably taken from the Tetragrammaton, יהוה YEHOVAH which is supposed to include in itself all time, past, present, and future. But they often use the phrase of which the ὁ ων, και ὁ ην, και ὁ ερχομενος, of the apostle, is a literal translation. So, in Sohar Chadash, fol. 7, 1: “Rabbi Jose said, By the name Tetragrammaton, (i.e. יהוה Yehovah,) the higher and lower regions, the heavens, the earth, and all they contain, were perfected; and they are all before him reputed as nothing:- והוא היה והוא הוה והוא יהיה vehu hayah, vehu hoveh, vehu yihyeh; and HE WAS, and HE IS, and HE WILL BE. So, in Shemoth Rabba, sec. 3, fol. 105, 2: “The holy blessed God said to Moses, tell them: – אני שהייתי ואני הוא עכשיו ואני הוא לעתיד לבוא ani shehayithi, veani hu achshaiu, veani hu laathid labo; I WAS, I NOW AM, and I WILL BE IN FUTURE.”                                                         

                “In Chasad Shimuel, Rab. Samuel ben David asks: “Why are we commanded to use three hours of prayer? Answer: These hours point out the holy blessed God:- שהוא היה הוה ויהיה shehu hayah, hoveh, veyihyeh; he who WAS, who IS, and who SHALL BE. The MORNING prayer points out him who WAS before the foundation of the world; the NOONDAY prayer points out him who IS; and the EVENING prayer points out him who IS TO COME.” This phraseology is exceedingly appropriate, and strongly expresses the eternity of God; for we have no other idea of time than as past, or now existing, or yet to exist; nor have we any idea of eternity but as that duration called by some aeternitas a parte ante, the eternity that was before time, and aeternitas a parte post, the endless duration that shall be when time is no more. That which WAS, is the eternity before time; that which IS, is time itself; and that which IS TO COME, is the eternity which shall be when time is no more” [Adam Clarke’s Commentary on Revelation 1:4].                                                                                             

                Jesus the Almighty, as He appears to be in Scripture, created all things and the very first of creation was brought into being out of nothing for: the word ‘created’ of Genesis 1:1 is bara’ (baw-raw’) ‘1. (absolutely) to create 2. (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes).’ The absoluteness of bara’ supports ex nihilo, the Greek for ‘create out of nothing.’ Amen! Jesus upholds all creatures in their beings (Colossians 1:17). The Lord Jesus wrought miracles on earth. The word ‘secret’ of Judges 13:18, pil’iy (pil-ee’) (or paliy’ {paw-lee’}) means ‘remarkable. ‘Wonderful’ of Isaiah 9:6 is pele’ (peh’-leh) ‘a miracle,’ Jesus did resurrect Himself from the dead (John 10:17-18). Jesus saved the whole world from eternal destruction (John 11:25, 5:21, 6:39 & 40).                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  For your scriptural information, “which was,” ho en in Greek takes the age of Jesus to the ‘eternity past.’ If no creature existed in the eternity past, it follows that whoever has his existence in that eternal past has an essence of immutability. Living before time, Jesus is immutable: for time cannot affect Him. He is as old as the Eternal Father! In Proverbs chapter 8, verse 22 speaks of wisdom: “The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.” Verse 23 underscores the “wisdoms” datelessness, “I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.” Verses 24 to 29 as they continue to uphold the eternal existence of Wisdom is essentially of Jesus in Colossians 2:3 “In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” But what is this next dramatic revelation on wisdom which reads: “Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him” [Prov 8:30]? Is there any theological savviness to the physical ontogenesis of the Father and of the Christ? Is there an Eternal Grandparent that did bring them up? If these are not tenable then the glaring truth here is that God the Father and Christ are of equal ancientness.

                Jewish Torah scripting understands that ‘the holy blessed God said to Moses, “Say unto them, I am he that was, and I am he that now is, and I am he that is to come,” wherefore אהיה is written three times.’ Who is this Jewish God? His earthly name is Yehoshua Mashiyach –(maw-shee’-akh) ‘1. Anointed 2. usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint) 3. (specifically) the Messiah, the Anointed One– Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Amen!

                Rid your mind of unscriptural thoughts. Get born again. Say this simple prayer, believing it with all your heart. Say:

“Dear heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of Jesus Christ. I believe in my heart that Jesus is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sin. I believe that You raised Him from the dead. I confess with my mouth that Jesus is Lord and I receive Him now as my Lord and my Saviour. I give God all the glory. Amen!”      

(…to be continued…)

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