The Angelic Conflict - Part 49 -
Point 14. - The Angelic Conflict In Human History Answers Basic Questions About Life -
Why the creation of man? Mankind was created to resolve the prehistoric angelic conflict.
“to pay much closer attention” = pres-act-inf - prosechein = to apply the mind to something, to concentrate on the doctrine being taught.
Grace always precedes judgment!
“lest we drift away” = aor-act-subj - pararrhuomen = to let the doctrine drift past you or flow by you.
a. Refusing to hear the teaching of the Word of God on a consistent basis.
b. Hearing the teaching of Bible doctrine but refusing to metabolize it; the failure to convert gnosis into epignosis.
c. Metabolizing doctrine so it exists in the soul but not applying what you’ve learned = doctrine becomes unusable or forgotten.
Angels were used by God to bring doctrine to men, Act 7:38,53. Man is now being used by God to bring doctrine to men and angels!
Eph 3:10 in order that the multi-faceted wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly places.
“every transgression” = parabasis = every form of stepping over the line, violating God’s perfect laws.
“disobedience” = parakoe = disobedience that results from neglecting to hear doctrine and letting these fantastic things drift by, Heb 2:1.
Isa 28:12 He who said to them, “Here is rest, give rest to the weary,” And, “Here is repose,” but they would not listen.
Isa 30:9 For this is a rebellious people, false sons, Sons who refuse to listen To the instruction of the Lord;
“The nature of the sin of Adam was a careless indifferent attitude towards the commands of God.” - Kenneth Wuest
Rom 5:19 “For as through the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, even so through the obedience of the one the many will be made righteous.”
Parakoe = literally “to hear alongside,” failing to concentrate when hearing or hearing amiss!
Amo 8:11 “Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord God, “when I will send a famine on the land, not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, but rather for hearing the words of the Lord.”
Amo 8:12 “And people will stagger from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east; they will go to and fro to seek the word of the Lord, but they will not find it.”
The just recompense is for the angels, Mat 25:41.
neglect = aor-act-part - amelesantes = to be careless toward something or to make light of, to disregard.
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