L:2 THE SPIRITUAL CHURCH PART 12 B – ONE PEOPLE SEPARATED

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ONE PEOPLE – THE SPIRITUAL CHURCH

12 B – “ONE” PEOPLE SEPARATED

Through time Mankind continued to Defile themselves through Sin. After Generations of Defilement they all became Degenerate Infidels. At that time GOD intervened to Preserve the “Work” of “HIS Hands” for Mankind’s Future. HIS Preservation included Cleansing the Earth of all Pollutants especially Man who had Caused the Pollution of the whole Earth. Mankind had been Created as a Special Facet of Creation. He was one of GOD’S “High” Beings but he had Defiled himself and had devolved to the Sensibilities of a Beast, except for “One Righteous Man” whom HE wished to Separate from Death and Save for HIMSELF. His name was >> Noah. <<

GOD destroyed the Antediluvian World and began HIS World afresh with a Remnant of Mankind which was Noah and his family of eight (8) individuals. GOD made a >> Covenant << called the Noahide/Noahic or Rainbow Covenant so called because the Sign or Token of the Covenant was a Rainbow which was a Promise to never destroy the World by Flood again. This Covenant was made with Noah and all Living things on Earth.

Gen_6:8  But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
Gen_6:9  These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.

Gen_9:13  I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
Gen_9:14  And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:
Gen_9:16  And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.

1Pe_3:20  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.

GOD Created >> Covenants << as a Unchangeable, Divinely Imposed Legal Agreement between HIMSELF and Mankind that Stipulates the Legal Conditions of their Relationship. See the Blog >> GOD & CHRIST in the Covenants << & >> GOD’S Divine Will Through the Covenants <<

In time Mankind became as Evil as before and GOD initiated another Phase of HIS >> Grand Design << that would Actualize/Realize HIS >> Ultimate Divine Plan. <<

Although Mankind continuously devolved from his first estate, GOD’S First Decree concerning Mankind had gone out from all Eternity and HIS Word never returns to HIM Void. HIS Decree is that “Man is to be Made in HIS Image and in HIS Likeness”. It must be Fulfilled.

Gen_1:26  And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

Isa_55:11  So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

“HE WHO HAS AN EAR”

Mankind became Destitute of Holiness and “Good Principles”. He had begun to Worship his own image and created gods of people, beasts of the Earth, of the sky and of the sea to Worship. Mankind became further Depraved, moving further and further away from GOD. Their Thoughts and their Deeds were only Evil continously. GOD was no longer in their thoughts and they became like their graven images unable to perceive, see or hear GOD.

But there was “One Man”. His name was Abram. Abram had a Ear for the Voice of GOD and through him GOD began to >> Prepare A People (One) for HIMSELF. << GOD created a >> Covenant/Contract << with Abram. After GOD Blessed Abram HE changed his name to Abraham, Father of Nations, consequently the Covenant is called the >> Abrahamic Covenant << or the Covenant of the Circumcision according to Covenant Theology. The Circumcision is the Sign/Token Ritual of the Covenant Promise which is the removal of flesh from the male children eight days after birth.

GOD Separated Abraham from his surroundings and showed him another place that HE was going to give to his Descendants. GOD Promised Abraham a son and told him that Nations of the World would be Blessed through “his Seed (One)”. This Seed was Singular not Plural. This Promised Seed was the Lord JESUS CHRIST. Abraham was the Progenitor of the Race of people called Israelites after his grandson Jacob who GOD renamed Israel. They were also called Jews and Hebrews.

Abraham’s changed name meant the FATHER of many Nations. The Jews through the Covenant of the Circumcision and the Gentiles through Faith.

1Ch_1:27  Abram; the same is Abraham.
Neh_9:7  Thou art the LORD the God, who didst choose Abram, and broughtest him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gavest him the name of Abraham;

Gal 3:14  That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

THE NATION OF ISRAEL

From this preserved Remnant of Mankind would be created the Nation to Produce/give Birth to the Messiah. The people were called the Nation of Israel and they were the “Covenant People of GOD”. The Blessing of Abraham’s Seed was the Messiah/Savior who was to come into the World to save the People of GOD.

Jacob/Israel and his Family moved to Egypt during a time of Famine and was nurtured there until a Pharaoh felt the Jewish people were too numerous and began to be inhospitable to the Jewish people and made slaves of them for a period of 400 years. GOD prophesied all of this to Abraham. GOD also told Abraham that HE would take the people out of Egypt and they would be prosperous.

At a certain Time the Pharaoh of Egypt became paranoid about the numerous Jewish people believing they could align themselves with the enemies of Egypt as Allies and overcome them and so they began killing the male babies.  In GOD’S Acceptable time HE Chose “One infant” whom HE Saved through Providence (Holy Intervention). This child would grow up to be the Man who would lead GOD’S People out of the Bondage of Slavery in Egypt. His name was Moses.

A PEOPLE CALLED OUT

Through Moses, as a Prophet, GOD Called out/Separated HIS People Israel out of Egypt by HIS Hand and taught them HIS Commandments, Law, Statutes, Observances and Ordinances.  GOD made a >> Covenant/Contract << with Israel called the Sinai Covenant.

GOD’S Covenant with Israel stated HE would be their GOD and Bless them with the Provisions that makes a Person’s Life Fulfilled and Joyful if they Obeyed HIM and Kept HIS Law. This was the same Promise GOD had given to Adam and Eve in the Beginning through the >> Covenants of Works. << The Legal Obligation of Mankind in all of the Covenants have always been >> his Obedience to GOD. <<

Exo 24:3  And Moses came and told the people all the words of the LORD, and all the judgments: and all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which the LORD hath said will we do.

The Commandments were Reiterated and Enforced by JESUS CHRIST during HIS Ministry and repeated to HIS Apostles before HIS Ascension. See >> GOD’S Commandments Taught By JESUS CHRIST. <<

Act_1:2  Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:

Joh_15:10  If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.

1Jn_3:24  And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.

GOD’S Interaction with Israel began the >> Mosaic Dispensation. << GOD Called the Chosen people a >> Congregation or a Church. <<  Paul the Apostle is cited as calling them the “Church in the Wilderness” who received the Holy Oracles (The Bible/Old Testament) which contains the Law of Moses).

Act_7:38  This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us:

The Jewish people grew to be just like their Father Adam and all Carnal Human Beings through time who have not been >> Born Again. << They had his Carnal Mind and Carnal Heart which was without the Spirit of GOD. Instead of being a Holy Nation of Priests, as GOD had Commanded Israel, who would teach the other Nations the Truth of GOD they became Stiff-necked with Pride and Rebellious.

After many generations of Admonishments and Warnings sent by GOD through HIS >> Prophets of Israel << and the Judgments and Punishments Pronounced from the Book of the Curses which included Death, Famine and Captivity, GOD gave them over to being Reprobate. HE served Israel the Bill of Divorce according to the Covenant/Contract (Book of Curses) Denouncing them as HIS People, HIS Nation, or Representatives of HIS Kingdom on Earth except for a Preserved Remnant of Israel that HE had Consecrated to HIMSELF. See >> Rationale for A New Covenant << Register at the following Blog – >> GOD’S DIVINE WILL << through the Covenants for e-Mail Notification for the future Article Project: >> The Curse of the Fig Tree <<

Jer_3:8  And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.

Israel was no longer under Covenant with GOD. But GOD saved a “Remnant of Israel” to keep the >> “Promise of the Seed” << made to Adam & Eve, Abraham, Issac and Jacob. It was Time to begin another Phase of GOD’S Divine Plan through the >> Grand Design of Separation. <<

2Ki 13:23  And the LORD was gracious unto them, and had compassion on them, and had respect unto them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, neither cast he them from his presence as yet.

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