Class Notes: 2/28/2018
Heb 4:12; The doctrine of doctrinal orientation part 26
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John 3:19-21;NET The basis for judging is that the light (the source of truth) has come into the world but people loved the darkness (the source of the lie) rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.
v20 For everyone who does evil deeds hates the light and does not come to the light, so that their deeds will not be exposed. But the one who practices the truth comes to the light, so that it may be plainly evident that his deeds have been done in God.
Heb 4:12; God's Word is alive and powerful, sharper than any two-edged sword and it pierces between the soul and the spirit and judges the thoughts and intents of the stream of consciousness.
James 1:20; Man's anger (emotion) does not perform God's righteousness.
Hosea 8:7; They sow to the wind and reap the whirlwind...
Hosea 4:6;b Because you have rejected God's law God will reject your children.
We are presently in a study of the doctrine of the winners Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; those who live in the world but are not of the world John 17:16; those whom the world does not deserve Heb 11:38;
Winners are the unknown, unsung heroes of history who testify of the veracity of God's perfect integrity in the spiritual darkness, deception and death of the devil's world during human history where God is invisibly conducting the criminal prosecution of satan and the fallen angels by means of faith. Rev 12:9-11;
Winners are those who are the targets of God's grace imputations because they have capacity from believing the faith aka God's word of truth with the result that they become the ones who God sustains to press His doctrinal advance in the spiritual death of the devil's world.
God demonstrates His unfailing integrity love for every person who is enslaved by satan's cosmic systems and makes provision for each one to be freed. 1Tim 2:4; Rom 5:8; 2Cor 5:21; Gal 5:1;
We have seen that it is the winner's doctrinal viewpoint that creates capacity for God's grace imputation. When the believer's viewpoint is based on God's Word of truth, truth becomes the target for the imputation of God's grace that is the only basis for freedom, prosperity and happiness.
At this point in our study we are noting that the consequence of the rejection of God's Word of truth is inversion of thought that creates unrighteousness and injustice.
In our nation at this time demon viewpoint thinking has overthrown divine viewpoint thinking with the result that there is massive unrighteousness and injustice everywhere and criminals are not being prosecuted and the innocent are accused of being criminal. Isa 5:20-23; NET note 51
God's judicial case against this injustice is described in Hosea 4:1-6; that was written in 721BC regarding the northern kingdom of Israel because of their rejection of truth resulted in inversion of thought. Since God's Word is immutable these same principles apply to every other nation including the USA.
In verse 1 the Hebrew noun "checed" that is translated as " kindness" in the NASB and "loyalty" in the NET and "love" in the NIV. It is telling us that when there is no doctrine there is no grace with the result that there is no basis for unconditional integrity love.
Instead there is self-righteous arrogance and self-justification causes self-deception and results in denial, projection, legalism and tyranny. This is the chronic implacable inversion of thought of demon viewpoint thinking.
We have seen how inversion of thought operates in 2Tim 3:1-9; NET We have noted Jesus' condemnation of the Jewish government for the unrighteousness and injustice from their inversion of thought in Matt 23:1-36; NET
Today we will continue with some passages that show God's judgment on those who reject His Word. Psa 52:1-9;NET, Rev 18:2-24;NET and Rev 16:8-11;
Hosea 4:1;d Net note 4 The source of the thought inversion is rejection of God's Word with the result that there is "no knowledge of God in the land ( the country)." This means that the country has rejected truth. Knowledge of God or truth only comes from believing God's Word of truth (Bible doctrine).
Everything that can be known about God and our Lord Jesus Christ who is the personification of truth comes from what God reveals to us in His Word of truth.
We understand a lot of things about God, and Jesus Christ as well as the who, what, when, where, how and why of His plan, purpose and will that many other people do not understand because we have listened to and believed His Word of truth and this information is the basis of our confidence. Heb 11;6;
So we see in Hosea 4;1; that God had a case against the Northern kingdom of Israel in 721BC because the people of the country had no doctrine (truth) and no grace and no integrity love, because they had chosen to reject God and His Word of truth. God has this exact same case against the USA right now.
Hosea 4:2; " swearing and deception" refer to perjury, disinformation, deception and propaganda. The Hebrew word "alah" translated swearing refers to making an oath so it refers to lying under oath in a court of law aka perjury.
"killing and stealing" Killing refers to homicide. The Hebrew word translated "killing" is the qal active participle of "ratsach" that refers to the crime of murder not the legitimate function of the military in the destruction of the nation's enemies.
"Killing and stealing" is criminal activity and the two of them together describe the degeneration of a nation whose people have no morals because they have rejected all standards of thinking from doctrine so they are functioning on the basis of the unrestrained lust patterns of their OSN and their emotions.
When the people of a nation reject Bible doctrine they automatically reject the moral standards that God's Word reveals with the result that the nation begins to self-destruct because the cultural integrity that had previously united the nation is under assault and being destroyed. Rom 1:21-32; NET
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