Class Notes: 5/18/2016
John 8:32; Gal 5:1; The doctrine of freedom part 27
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 have noted that positive volition to divine establishment truth provides for temporal human freedom, positive volition toward the truth of the Gospel creates positional spiritual freedom and positive volition to the truth of Bible Doctrine creates experiential spiritual freedom and spiritual advance.
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.
The internal enemy of freedom in the national entity is criminality and the external enemy of freedom in the national entity is criminal nations operating in power lust.
Free nations lose their internal freedom to criminals as the citizens reject truth and refuse or neglect to defend it because of negative volition to truth. As we have noted in our study. Freedom requires accurate and true thinking.
When we stopped last time we were noting the two categories of evil in nations.
We noted that power oriented nations such as Russia, China, North Korea and the Islamic nations have very strict laws and law enforcement so they have for the most part eliminated low level criminal evil on the street but their criminal evil operates on a much larger scale within the government so they perpetrate much greater atrocities. Nations of this type are aggressor nations and can be called "evil one."
On the other hand, freedom oriented nations that were formerly or are presently a client nation or closely associated with one such as the USA, Canada, Australia and the nations of Western Europe have "grass roots criminal evil."
Grass roots evil is characterized by the all-ruling "public opinion."
Do-gooders in the media, the government and special interest groups sway public opinion. Public opinion determines what is considered acceptable or politically correct but it lacks intelligence and understanding of any kind. Politically correct public opinion creates relativism, bureaucratic pettiness and tyranny.
As a result, the current zeitgeist in the USA and other freedom-oriented nations is evil.
Examples of this evil include the global climate change anti-freedom lie, the no borders anti-nationalism lie, the economic equality injustice lie, the black lives matter anarchy lie, the homosexual anti-marriage lie and the transsexual anti-privacy lie just to name a few.
This rejection of divine establishment truth creates passivity and complacency of evil two.
God's Word in the Book of Revelation teaches the principle that evil one eventually destroys evil two. This is what will happen to the USA if we continue on our present course.
Russia, China, North Korea and Islam nations are examples of power-oriented nations. Both communism and Islam reject individual freedom and subordinate everything to the state. That is how they enforce their version of morality and control the people.
This is manifest in their unbeliever legalism and leads to very self-righteous attitudes. Their moral degeneracy is evil.
By contrast, both believers and unbelievers who practice moral and immoral degeneracy at the grass roots level are destroying freedom in the USA and "free" nations.
Our moral degeneracy is manifested in do-gooder crusader arrogance. Our immoral degeneracy is manifested in many anti establishment functions that undermine society including drug addiction, open homosexuality, and criminality.
At the moment the USA is a freedom oriented client nation to God however, we live in a world that contains many power-oriented nations that function under principles of tyranny and aggression.
The only thing that keeps the USA free is the pivot of believers who possesses the divine dynasphere and spiritual freedom that they received when they believed in Jesus Christ that undergirds and perpetuates human freedom.
Christians have spiritual freedom so they can execute the protocol plan of God whether they live in a nation and environment of freedom or of tyranny.
There are believers without temporal freedom in communist and Islamic countries. Under logistical grace God will provides a person who has positive volition with the information and resources needed to advance in His plan regardless of where they live.
God the Holy Spirit creates spiritual freedom so it exists with out regard to the existence of human freedom or tyranny, because spiritual freedom is the private relationship between the believer and God so it is protected by God's power.
Some of the greatest believers in the Roman Empire were slaves who had very limited or no human freedom but inside God's power system, they advanced to spiritual maturity under spiritual freedom and became great believers.
Based on the historical trends that are occurring In the USA today it would appear that many believers who have human freedom are not using their God given spiritual freedom to maintain it.
Instead they are functioning in cosmic one and grieving the Holy Spirit because they are preoccupied with themselves in arrogance and/or they are occupied with their own intellect and with other people so they are quenching the Spirit and functioning in the jealousy, envy, and hatred complex of cosmic two.
As a result they are rejecting the unique spiritual freedom of the Church Age so the pivot is shrinking and client nation USA is failing and human freedom is being lost.
Only spiritual freedom that is part of the riches of God's grace can fulfill the protocol plan of God. Human freedom depends upon human works; spiritual freedom depends on the filling of the Spirit and the PMA of God's Word that only exists inside the divine dynasphere.
Under the principle of freedom through military victory many great works have been performed to protect our human freedom. Many police officers have dedicated their lives to preserving our human freedom from criminals.
These are good and honorable human works but they are still human works. Your human freedom doesn't only depend on you, it depends on a lot of other people, such as the police officer, the judge on the bench, good government administrators, good lawmakers, good supreme courts, good presidents, your neighbors, and all the other citizens of the nation.
The Constitution of the United States is one of the greatest documents in all of human history. As long as it is followed it guarantees "religious freedom." But even religious freedom is not spiritual freedom.
Religious freedom is the freedom to worship as you please, to accept and believe in Christ or to reject Him. This means you are free to be involved in any religious sect or organization. Religious freedom is actually a part of human freedom.
The constitution cannot guarantee spiritual freedom. Spiritual freedom only comes from positive volition toward God's Word of truth, and by your choice to reside, function, and build momentum inside God's operational power system for Church Age believers.
Spiritual freedom is therefore the monopoly of the believer in Jesus Christ because it only exists inside the divine dynasphere.
Human freedom will only be preserved in the USA if enough believers persist in choosing to use their God given spiritual freedom under the principle of as goes the believer so goes the client nation.
If we do not persist in using our God given Spiritual freedom to secure and maintain our human freedom we will lose it and eventually be destroyed just like those who have gone before us.
Since we are planning a trip this Fall to visit the Anatolian region where Ephesus and the 7 churches noted in Revelation used to be I was wondering since that region was the epicenter of the early church why there are no longer any Christians there.
The answer is the systematic ethnic cleansing of the entire Christian Ottoman Greek and Armenian population from its historic homeland in Anatolia during and just after World War 1 by the Islamic Ottoman Turkish regime.
During this period as many as 4 Million Christians were first disarmed and then either killed or forced to flee to Greece and Russia. This is why there are almost no Christians left where Peter, Paul, John and the other Apostles planted Churches after they fled Jerusalem before it was destroyed by Rome in 70AD.
Christianity has been wiped out to the point where even most of the cities have been renamed with new Islamic names. This event could be characterized as a 5th cycle of discipline and what ISIS is presently doing in Syria and Iraq can also be characterized as a 5th cycle of discipline.
If you think that this can't happen again or happen here just consider that when Hitler's generals questioned his "final solution" for the Jews he told them that no one remembered the Armenian Genocide so why would anyone care about the Jews being exterminated.
If present trends continue this is what will eventually happen in Europe and eventually the USA. If things remain as they appear to be going Evil 1 (Islam) will destroy decadent Evil 2 ( passive and complacent secular former and ritualistic Christians) just like has already happened in Anatolia, the Levant and North Africa where Islam has already replaced Christianity.
London England just elected an Islamic mayor so it's just a matter of more decadence, moral decay, passivity and complacency by the "post Christian" secular population and more and more Islamic "refugees" and at some point as the pivot shrinks to the point where God allows the "post Christian" secular and the ritualistic Christian population to lose their freedom and then be destroyed all because they forgot the principles of God's Word of truth. Hosea 4:6-7;
We have noted that establishment freedom is the heritage of physical birth and that spiritual freedom is the heritage of regeneration or spiritual birth.
Spiritual freedom functions with or without establishment freedom, depending upon the circumstances of life. Establishment freedom or lack of it is related to function of the nation, while spiritual freedom is from God and is invisible because it is related to the privacy of the believers royal priesthood under the filling of the Holy Spirit and the metabolization of doctrine.
Establishment freedom is based on the function of human morality and virtue, both in thinking and action as illustrated by the function of the executive and judicial branches of government as well as law enforcement and the military establishment.
Spiritual freedom is related to the divine initiative of antecedent grace in eternity past and God's provision of the grace of the spiritual mechanics so it is entirely non-meritorious.
Establishment freedom recognizes the principle that freedom without authority is anarchy and authority without freedom is tyranny. Freedom is the product of the virtue of its people and the integrity of its authority.
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