Class Notes: 3/23/2016

John 8:32; Gal 5:1; The doctrine of freedom part 13

In our study of the doctrine of freedom. John 8:32: Gal 5:1; We have noted that positive volition to any aspect of God's Word of truth creates freedom because God imputes grace through the divine decree to bless positive volition to truth and discipline negative volition to truth. Lam 3:21-23; James 4:6;

We noted that Positive volition to divine establishment truth provides for temporal human freedom, positive volition toward the truth of the Gospel creates spiritual freedom and positive volition to the truth of Bible Doctrine creates experiential spiritual freedom and spiritual advance.

We see from this that truth is the sine que non of freedom and since morality and virtue is the application or visible printout of truth.

Establishment truth creates freedom in the national entity in the devil's world. Under the principles of divine establishment every person has free volition so they have the right to be wrong but when their negative volition metastases to the point they meddle with and violate the God given freedom, privacy or property of others their free negative volition becomes criminal.

We noted that the two enemies of freedom in the national entity are criminality and criminal nations that are run by criminals because both violate divine establishment principles.

Within the nation criminality is the internal enemy to freedom so we have taken up the doctrine of criminality.

We noted that the criminal's conscience causes them to have a chronic sense of fear and insecurity from self-condemnation because of their negative volition to establishment truth that they have rejected.

Their insecurity may result from various fears in life such as the fear of injury, death, fear of not being accepted, ridicule, or being put down or bullied. The Emotional revolt of the soul caused by these fears can produce criminal activity.

The criminal has all of these fears and therefore thinks in terms of his fears reducing him to a nothing. Psychology calls this reduction of self-esteem to a state of worthlessness and helplessness the "zero state."

The criminal's insecurity includes a sense of failure in terms of extremes. He must be the greatest and if he is not he thinks he is nothing so the criminal fears being in the "zero state" even when he is not actually in it.

This self-consciousness because of self- absorbed insecurity leads the criminal to a situation where the criminal believes his worthlessness is obvious to everyone and that everyone sees how bad he is.

Because of his negative volition to truth he has an inverted sense of self worth so from his point of view everything is opposite. This means that what the criminal thinks is right is actually wrong and what they think is wrong is actually right.

Because of this inversion of thought when he thinks he has succeeded in life, establishment regards him as a failure; but when he thinks he has failed, establishment regards him as a success. When he is bored he thinks of himself as a zero.

We see from this that criminals are difficult to rehabilitate because their thinking has to be changed. We also see from this that the education system in our public schools is teaching children lies that can create criminal behavior.

When they teach that communism and socialism are good and that capitalism is bad they are teaching inverted thought.

When they teach that environment rather than volition determines one's destiny they are teaching inverted thought.

When they teach that happiness comes from a good environment instead of good choices they are teaching inverted thought.

When they teach that Islam is a religion of peace they are teaching inverted thought.

Just about everything that is being taught in our public schools is inverted thought and that is why so many young people are on the path to criminality.

The criminal's insecurity keeps him in a state of disorientation to the norms and standards of divine establishment. In the "zero state" the criminal blames others for his real or imagined failures rather than taking personal responsibility for the choices he made that caused his failures.

In this way the self-pity of the arrogance complex interacts with arrogant self-righteousness resulting in the unstable thinking that leads to bad decisions.

The criminal has no control over his emotions so he has no control over his temper. Many "law-abiding" citizens also have no control over their temper but in the criminal this is related to criminal arrogance and an evil conscience from a distorted frame of reference because of chronic negative volition to God's Word.

The entire human race commits the sin of anger but chronic uncontrolled anger is a characteristic of criminality. Eph 4:26; Nothing done in anger pleases God. James 1:20;

Sometimes that criminal's anger is suppressed outwardly but inwardly it continually boils. That continuous inner anger becomes a root of bitterness that leads to criminality. Heb 12:15;

The criminal's anger is related to the interlocking systems of arrogance. It begins with an isolated episode, that if left unresolved expands into scar tissue of the soul until the criminal loses all perspective in life.

The criminal then parlays his implacable bitter anger into criminal motivation and activity and uses it along with his lack of control to demand that he get his way.

We see from this that our nation is not only facing this kind of criminal behavior but is also being run by individuals who are on the verge of criminality if they are not already criminals and it may be about to get much worse because satan seems to be in the process of whipsawing our nation from one extreme to the other and left unchecked by rational thought it will not end well.

We have had years of being governed by people who are destroying the nation by pursuing and agenda that is characterized by a wrong thing done in a wrong way but the antidote is not a right thing done in a wrong way it must be a right thing done in a right way.

Because of their self-absorption criminals are characterized lack of capacity for life that results in boredom.

Boredom means having no ability to entertain ones self. Being involved in the interlocking systems of arrogance, the criminal has no capacity for life, happiness, or love. Therefore, he is easily bored by life even when things are going his way. This means that criminals are bored even when they are doing what they want to do.

To the criminal, excitement is the proof of the his power. He is bored unless he is demonstrating his power. He wants people to see and feel his power. He wants to make people afraid.

The criminal's desire for excitement is so great and so much a part of his identity that he becomes jaded and requires more and more excitement and more stimulation from excitement.

For the criminal living without increasing excitement is a let down, he therefore, he seeks constant excitement from sex, drugs, or alcohol, be satisfied and in the end only extreme criminal activity such as violence and torture satisfies his boredom.

This is why terrorists torture and abuse their hostages. All terrorists are criminals and terrorism is always criminality it is never patriotism even though it may be in alignment with the political aspirations of some group of people. This is the case with islamic terrorism.

The Christian criminal has no interest in Bible doctrine except when he is in trouble.

All criminals are liars but not all liars are criminals. For the criminal, lying is a way of life. The criminal is a pathological liar because he functions in habitual self-deception.

Habitual lying is the criminal's demonstration of his total disregard for the truth in any form. Lying is his standard way of dealing with the world.

He lies for self-preservation, to build himself up, and to achieve his objectives. Lying is a major component of criminal's ability to manipulate others.

He lies as part of the con game and deceiving others is his way of life of life. He lies so often that he may actually believe his own lies. He says whatever is necessary to get what he wants.

At times the criminal may seem to be remarkably modest however his inner state is just the opposite. He uses an outward demeanor of modesty to deceive his prey and he enjoys the triumph of deceiving them.

Criminals have no capacity for life because they are arrogant. Humility gives capacity for life and perfect happiness without reacting to failure and responding to success.

Remember God's definition of arrogance is believing the lie and the definition of humility is believing the truth. Isa 5:19-24; Isa 66:2; We see from this that even though the world thinks that that humility and arrogance are related to demeanor, demeanor really has nothing to do with it because its all about how one thinks. Isa 14:13-14;

Humility is the ability to perpetuate happiness and capacity for life in every circumstance of life, while arrogance is failure to cope with success or failure. Capacity for life cannot be related to success or failure.

Arrogance is inflexible about self; criminal arrogance is totally preoccupied with self so the arrogant criminal is subjective.

Arrogance is the motivation of the criminal personality. Criminal pride is inflexible; the criminal deludes himself by creating an image of power in his own mind where he thinks that he is powerful because he has decided to be.

Neither argument nor persuasion nor reason nor logic nor truth can modify the criminal's inflexible subjectivity because of his arrogance. He rejects all authority because of his fear of entering the "zero state."

Criminal arrogance rejects Bible doctrine, the only real source of help and hope. If he learns the language he only does it so that he can use it for manipulation.

Criminal arrogance knows it all. He insists he is right and resists all views to the contrary. Therefore, criminal arrogance is completely disorientated to truth related to establishment authority.

From life in the arrogance system, the criminal becomes both a sociopath and a pathological liar who functions under and egocentric mental attitude using the facade of hypocrisy to cover his evil thinking.

The criminal has a colossal ego. He considers himself superior to all other people. He considers himself to be too superior to work at an ordinary job like other people do.

The criminal expects to dominate every gathering, believing that everyone who meets him will be impressed. The criminal believes that no woman can resist him.

The criminal will only trust those people whom he can control, and he would rather get what he wants through manipulation or force than by asking for it or earning it.

The criminal cannot tolerate criticism. He considers it a put down that he responds with anger and violence. Arrogance is hypersensitive; criminal arrogance carries a hypersensitivity to the point of violence and crime.

Judas Iscariot was a criminal used the facade of hypocrisy to cover his malfeasance. John 12:3-6; v3 "Mary therefore took a pound of very expensive, genuine spikenard ointment, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment.

v4 But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who intended to betray Him, said,
v5 `Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii (eleven months wages), and given to the poor?'

v6 Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and he had the money box, and used to steal what was put into it."

Criminals advance their hidden agenda by hiding it behind the facade of being a self- righteous arrogant do-gooder.

© Copyright 2024, Michael Lemmon Bible Ministries. World Rights Reserved.