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God is removing all sin and sinning from His entire Creation once and forever. This is His program to accomplish His Eternal Purpose, and for God as well as for the angels and mankind, it is extremely dangerous and painful.

 Nahum 1:9 “What do you imagine against the Lord? He will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.”

Q.         Is your understanding of who God is and what He is doing in harmony and in accord with God, or is it out of harmony and not in accord?

  • God’s program is to make an utter or complete end of sin. Not a temporary, quick and easy end, but a slow painful yet permanent end of sin – one time forever.·        That which afflicts God is sin; the space of sins intrusion in Eternity called Time, is what is required for God to remove this affliction once and for all. 

As permanent spirits with conscious active awareness, there never will come a time that we will not have the capacity and the power to make moral choices – right or wrong actions, righteous or sinful activity. 

In Post-Sin Eternity, God’s cleansed restored Eternity where never again will sin or its offspring appear; angels and mankind will be there with the power of moral choice.

The moral character of all created spirits for eternity, will be in the moral image of Jesus Christ - having the power to sin but the will not to. 

Q.         What possible ways could God remove sin from His Creation? 

  • Annihilation –

All who are doing sin to be extinguished into non-existence no longer as permanent created spirits?
Some believe in the annihilation of the wicked, while others believe through reincarnation to reach nirvana (nothingness), another form of annihilation. 

(Permanent spirits cannot be annihilated, they are created in the image of God and like the His Spirit cannot cease to exist or loose their permanent power of moral choice). 

  • Remove or strip man of his spiritual nature -

No more power to make moral choices as in the case with animals or capacity to respond to God in love by free choice.
This would require replacing free moral choice with programmed instinct. 

  • Provide information and Illumination of Himself -

Through the revelation of the Holy Scriptures, reveal His Person, Purpose and His Program to accomplish His Purpose.

Provide His Holy Spirit to illuminate – guide and direct into all truth.

Remove all who persist in doing sin from God’s house (His Creation)

(Outside of God’s House there is no created light. God’s revelation in the book of Jude describes infinite space outside of His House as – “The blackness of darkness forever”) 

Q.         What is God’s program to remove sin once and forever?              

  • Permanent spirits cannot be annihilated, they are created in the image of God and like His Spirit, the spirit of man cannot non – exist.

  • Spirits created in the image of God cannot have their freedom of conscious moral choice removed; they cannot have their nature changed into animal status. 

God’s first preferred part to His Program is to inform and illuminate.

  • The more of God we see, the better we live. The more our power of moral choice is brought into harmony with God’s Eternal Purpose, the more the quality of our spirit will mature and not choose to sin.

  • Romans 8:29 “Be conformed to the image of God’s Son”

  • Romans 12:2 “Be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind…”

  •  The objective, God’s word is saying, is that we be conformed morally to the image of His Son, with the power to sin but the will not to.

  • Galatians 4:19 “…till Christ be formed in you”, as Christ is formed in you, you are conformed into His moral Image. The more of Jesus Christ you come to see, the more like Christ you become (morally).

  • God is saying – Get My information, trust My illumination and see Me as I really Am, and be changed in your moral character. 

God will achieve His Goal – His Eternal Purpose

  • God must have spirits (angel and mankind) with the power to sin, but the will not to. This is the only condition for real love for God; because you choose to do so, not because you have to.

  • This is the only way God’s Program (His Now Intent) can accord or harmonize with His Eternal Purpose. 

Psalm 119:11 “Thy Word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against Thee”.

  • Hiding the Word in your heart brings your power of moral choice under positive control to continually choose to love God.

  • The Word is Jesus Christ, the Revelation of the Father, the Logos (the Word) the rational communication, reasonable and understandable. 

  • John 1:14 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God, and the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us.” 

John 8:32 “If you continue in My Word, then are you My disciples indeed and you shall know the Truth and the Truth shall make you free.”

  • Christianity is to believe on Him and continue in His Word – the Gate Experience and the Way Relationship.

  • The Truth will make you free from what? Sin and doing sin. He that commits sin is a slave of sin.

  • John 8:35 “And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever.

  • God is saying – continue in My Word, know the Truth (God’s Revelation and the relationship of knowing the Revelation of God), and be made free from sin and doing sin. 

God’s second (non-preferred) part to His Program is Removal.

  • 2 Thessalonians 1:8, 9 “… them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of His power.”

  • Jude 6 “And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, He hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.” They will be cast out of the Fathers House of light and beauty. 

The Eternality of hell –

  • The endless duration of punishment does not belong to the nature of hell.

  • The eternality of hell - that is the duration of eternal, endless punishment - belongs to the nature of its victim.

    • A created spirit has permanent existence

    • A spirit has permanent power of moral choice
       

  •  God must remove all spirits that would be a threat to re-introduce sin, to a place of permanent disposal.

  • God will enjoy post-sin eternity with created spirits who are in a right relationship with Him, who are safe to possess the power to sin but the will not to. 

God’s Eternal Purpose will be realized: He will love and be loved by created spirits who have the capacity to make free, deliberate choices, to always be led by God and follow Him throughout Eternity.

 

 

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