Robert McLaughlin Bible Ministries
The challenge during times of properity is to simply stick with the perception, metabolization and application of doctrine.
Sunday, October 26, 2003
REV 12:11 Furthermore, they [believers in TLJC] overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and [they overcame him] because of the doctrine applied by means of their testimony,
2CH 14:7c “and He has given us rest on every side.” So they built and prospered.
PSA 103:2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits;
In the first 11 verses we have the principle of the communication of Bible doctrine – first paragraph.
In the second paragraph, verses 12-21, we have the production of doctrine.
Prudence – armah = the ability to regulate and discipline your own life.
To have caution and sensibility.
Find – matsa = to present, to deliver, possess.
Knowledge – daath = skill, knowledge, truth.
It is used for technical knowledge or the ability to function properly toward God.
Discretion – mezimmah = purpose, evil devices, or false doctrine.
1. It will give you a purpose in life, such as a personal sense of destiny.
2. It will serve as a
red-alert system to protect you from the influence of evil.
Mezimmah = a plot.
Because EPH 6:12 is a reality, we all need to be protected from the plots of the evil one.
Evil = moral degeneracy or immoral degeneracy.
Pride is the mental attitude.
Arrogance is the action.
Perverted mouth – tahpukah = a perverted mind – you listen to perverted things.
It also means a perverted heart – you believe perverted things.
It means a perverted mouth – you speak those perverted things which you allowed to go into your soul.
The most important love in your life is to love doctrine which is the means or the vehicle of personal love toward God.
Bible doctrine requires some aggression on your part.
Diligently seek – piel participle – shachar = in the piel stem which is the intensive stem, this is an intensive search for Bible doctrine.
Participle = there is a purpose in searching for Bible doctrine which is the ultimate purpose in life, knowing and loving God.
Shachar is an intensive search.
An extreme search.
A fervent search.
A passionate search.
A very strong search.
HEB 11:6 And without doctrine it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
Riches speaks of materialistic success.
Honor speaks of fame through achievement.
Enduring wealth and prosperity has to do with your escrow blessings for the eternal state.
Walk – halak = it is the intensive stem, it is a walk against intensive opposition.
3. Details of life
4. Hardness of the heart
Endow – nachal = to cause my lovers to inherit, it means to get or take as a possession.
Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament –
Nachal signifies giving or receiving property which is a part of a permanent possession and as a result of succession.
Nachal = something that is permanently given to the believer – something that has eternal repercussions.
Treasuries – otsar = a storehouse, an armory.
A reference to the divine house which the Lord builds through doctrine.
It refers to the soul structure which doctrine has built.
In the third paragraph, verses 22-36, we have the dynamics of metabolized doctrine.
Established – nasak = to be installed.
The most valuable thing is usually the thing that is the oldest, and the oldest thing is in the form of thought, and that thought is Bible doctrine.
Was beside – etsel = joining together, proximity, closeness.
Master workman – amon = an architect, one who is skilled.
Blessed – ashere = in the plural it means happinesses.
There are many sides to happiness.
First – capacity.
Second – possession.
Third – inner happiness.
Fourth – overt happiness.
Instruction – musar = correction and discipline which results from and to education.
It speaks of oral correction.