Robert McLaughlin Bible Ministries
The Divine Decrees. Part 10.Important and unique characteristics of the Divine Decrees conncerning time.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
2PE 3:8 But do not let this one fact escape your notice, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
He tells you that an anonymous donor who loves you very much has decided each morning for the rest of your life to deposit in your bank account, 86,400 pennies each morning.
864.00 a day times 7 = ,048.00 a week.
Times 52 = $ 314,496.00 for the year.
Every morning someone who loves you very much deposits into your bank of time, 86,400 seconds which represents 1440 minutes which of course equals 24 hours.
God gives you a certain amount of time that you might use it for His glory.
The Lord is called the creator of Jacob, and the one who formed Israel,
According to the accounts in Genesis, Jacob continued to “take hold of” the possessions of others, his brother’s birthright, GEN 25:29-34, his father’s blessing, GEN 27:1-29, and his father-in-law’s flocks and herds, GEN 30:25-43; 31:1.
Supplant = to overthrow by force or treachery or deception.
Jacob had a nasty habit of deception and he handled it marked with the habit of lies.
HEB 10:25 “not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some; but exhorting
HEB 10:25 “not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together as is the habit of some, but for the purpose of encouragement.”
Pres-act-part – verb parakaleo = to be encouraged.
Participle – noun = “encouragement.”
Tellic participle – indicates the purpose of the action of the verb, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together.
What is encouragement in assembly?
Perception of Bible doctrine, not Christian fellowship.
Most of the problems that you face in life, you face alone, and therefore you are to derive your strength from within not from without.