Class Notes: 2/2/2022

The book of Romans part 27

We are in a verse-by-verse study of the book of Romans and got through verses 1-6 with the expanded translation: Rom 1:1-6;

v1 "Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called an apostle, through having been appointed because of the Gospel from God."

v2 Which (This Gospel) He (God) promised in advance through His prophets in the holy Scriptures or writings"

v 4"Who was marked out or selected by the divine decree the Son of God by means of power, according to the Holy Spirit, by means of resurrection from deaths of Jesus Christ the Lord."

v 5 "Through whom (the resurrected Christ) we have received grace and apostleship, for the purpose of obedience to doctrine among all nations, for the sake of his personal reputation."

v6 "Among whom also you are privileged royalty (kletos) of Jesus Christ."

This took us to the doctrine of election that took us to God's sovereignty of selection at birth that is followed by the election from God's sovereignty at the point of regeneration.

This results in the greatest opportunity and privilege ever conveyed to any member of the human race. Therefore, the dynamics of the ordinary human life during the Church Age become extraordinary.

Selection precedes election. Selection relates to physical birth; election relates to spiritual birth. God's purpose in election is for every believer to receive his or her escrow blessings.

Between selection and election the most important decision in life occurs. That is the decision to believe that Jesus Christ is God's Son or not. John 3:16-18;

We noted that satan does everything he can to obscure and oppose this. 2Cor 4:3-4; Phil 3:18-19;

Selection, salvation, and election explain the chronological concept of election. We are selected by God to resolve the angelic conflict, saved by faith in Christ to enter into His protocol plan, and elected to fulfill His protocol plan and thereby glorify Him when He conveys His highest and best to us that is comprised of our greater blessings for time and eternity that have been deposited in escrow in eternity.

This is God's sovereign will for us. God's sovereignty and man's free coexist, interact, and convolve during the course of human history with the ultimate objective of resolving the angelic conflict that began when satan rebelled against God. Rev 12:9;

God's sovereignty is deployed through the printouts of election and predestination that ultimately determine the outcome of God's protocol plan. Election is the expression of the self-determination of God's sovereignty in eternity past. Predestination is the expression of the provision of God's sovereignty in eternity past.

Simultaneously God's omniscience foreknew man's free will decisions as they interacted with God's sovereignty. God foreknew every thought, decision and action of every creature. Over the course of time this information is brought together and conflated with the printouts of God's sovereign directive will.

God's omniscience foreknew when each and every free will choice would operate independently of His sovereign directive will, and when each free will would operate in accord with His sovereign directive will. God invented free will to function for or against His directive will; the free will choice lies with the freedom of each individual.

Omniscience is God's simultaneous knowledge of His entire creation. There was never a time when He did not know exactly how the free will choices of every individual would function.

God made one sovereign multifaceted decision to provide for every individual believer their very own election as part of His plan for their life, and simultaneously to provide for each one their very own predestination that provides everything that the believer needs to execute God's plan for their life.

Simultaneously a pre-creation record of each individual believer was made that contains every independent thought, decision and action that they would make as they related to God's sovereign will. Those choices would ultimately determine whither the believer would take advantage of God's plan and become a winner or reject God's plan and become a loser.

There's no excuse for becoming a loser, because each individual believer possesses equal privilege and equal opportunity under God's decree of election and God's provision of predestination.

Losers make the choice to be a loser by their ignorance of Bible doctrine that results in their arrogant rejection of God's provision of His Word of Truth.

Arrogant losers choose to believe doctrines of demons like Marxism, critical race theory and intersectionality. Winners chose to believe and learn the doctrines of election and predestination that God's Word of truth reveals.

The winner is the believer who learns how to use their God given assets of election and predestination. The loser is the believer who, through bad decisions made from a position of weakness, refuses to learn, and understand the mechanics, and to use the invisible God given assets of election and predestination.

The whole purpose of the doctrine of election is to describe God's way of providing the invisible assets that are necessary for believers to fulfill His will and purpose for their lives by living in His plan under His grace policy.

Election is the expression of God's sovereignty that was made in eternity past for every Church Age believer. God's sovereignty personally wills for you His highest and the best. Election expresses this sovereign will by providing equal privilege and equal opportunity for you, that learn and parlay into the power we must use to fulfill His plan and execute His will for our lives.

The election of the Church is the expression of God's sovereign will for the new spiritual species that is God's royal family that comprises the body of Jesus Christ.

The election of the church is the predicate for the believer's function in God's protocol plan. You are elected to only one plan, God's protocol plan, that is God's only plan for your life. No other plan is acceptable.

This means that a right thing must be done in a right way under the precise and accurate function of the God's directive will.

The mechanics of the election of the Church is the baptism of the Spirit, that creates the new spiritual species that comprises God's royal family and is also the means of providing all of the invisible assets that God has provided for every individual believer.

The Equal Privilege of Election is the basis for the function of the universal priesthood of the Church Age. Our royal priesthood shows that God's plan for us in the Church Age, as royal family is totally and completely unique because there is complete equality and freedom.

Never before the Church Age and never after the exit resurrection of the Church is there ever another universal priesthood. The universal priesthood is only for Church Age believers.

God's objective is equality and freedom; satan's objective is equity and tyranny. This is why satan's assault on the client nation and the church is so desperate at this time. The more God's plan is discovered and revealed from scripture the more desperate satan becomes and the more unhinged his deceived minions become.

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