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All Scripture quoted, in both sermons and daily thoughts, unless otherwise noted, is from the ACP/King James Version. The words in red are those of God the Son, the Lord Jesus and the words in purple are those of God the Father and God the Holy Ghost and the words in this sickly EPA greenish color are of satan.
Wednesday May 2, 2012
John Chapter Five part two, Search the scriptures, for they testify of Me. John 5:16-47
Keyword: The Chronological order of the life of Our Christ
For well over a week I have been trying to think of commentary or exhortation or both to go with today's study. I have come to the conclusion, that like the Beatitudes, God needs no help in explaining John 5:16-47. I have come to understand that here, in John 5:16-47, God's word is sufficient, it is clear, it leaves no chance for misunderstanding and other than defining one word, requires no addition by me or any other man.
16 And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay Him, because He had done these things on the sabbath day. see: "Behold, thou art made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee." 17 But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work. 18 Therefore the Jews sought all the more to kill Him, because He not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was His Father, making Himself equal with God.
19 Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He seeth the Father do: for what things soever He doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise. 20 For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth Him all things that Himself doeth: and He will shew Him greater works than these, that ye may marvel. 21For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom He will. 22For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son: 23That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent Him.
24Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth My word, and believeth on Him that sent Me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. 25Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the *dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that *hear shall live. 26 For as the Father hath *life in Himself; so hath He given to the Son to have life in Himself; 27And hath given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of man. *dead, The Greek word used for dead is "nekros" it means both literally and figuratively dead, so Jesus is referring to those who are spiritually dead as well as those who are physically dead. *hear, the Greek word used, that is interpreted "hear" is akouo and means to hear and understand. * life, " zoe" literally means life and the ability to give and/or extend life.
28Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear His voice, 29and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.
30I can of Mine own self do nothing: for, as I hear, I judge: and My judgment is just; because I seek not Mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent Me. 31 If I bear witness of Myself, My witness is not true. 32 There is another that beareth witness of Me; and I know that the witness which He(Holy Spirit) witnesseth of Me is true.
33Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the Truth(Jesus). 34 But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved. 35 He(John) was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing, for a season, to rejoice in his light. 36But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given Me to finish, the same works that I do bear witness, of Me, that the Father hath sent Me.
37And the Father Himself, which hath sent Me, hath borne witness of Me. Ye have neither heard His voice at any time, nor seen His shape. 38And ye have not His word abiding in you: for whom He hath sent, Him ye believe not.
39Search the scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life, and they(the Scriptures) are they which testify of Me.40And ye will not come to Me, that ye might have life. 41I receive not honour from men. 42But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.
43I am come in My Father's name, and ye receive Me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. 44How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only? 45Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust. 46 For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed Me: for he wrote of Me. 47But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe My words?(John 5:16-47 ACP/KJV)
These Jews that Jesus was talking to are like many today; they built their doctrine not on the entire word of God but those parts they liked. They did not like the idea that the Messiah had not come as a warrior to free them and make them a mighty kingdom again. Just as many of us would rather discard statements such as "love those who hate you", "forgive those who have hurt you", and "Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink His blood, ye have no life in you." John 6:53 ACP/KJV
When was the last time you heard a sermon or did a deep study of John 6:53? Yet, John 6:53 is the very word of God. Think about it, Jesus said; "Unless ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink His blood, ye have no life in you." How can you ignore that? Are you not being like the Jews that Jesus was lecturing in John 5:16-47 when you purposely pick and choose what it is in the Bible you are going to abide by and what you are going to ignore? I believe Jesus said exactly what He meant to say in John 6:53, exactly how He meant to say it and means it 100%. I am convinced that unless you eat His flesh and drink His blood you will not get into heaven, that you will not be Born Again.
Do not be like those Jews, because Jesus, in another meeting with them, said this: "If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both Me and My Father." When Jesus judges all mankind, what do you think his judgment is going to be for those who hate Him and the Father? Let me state two absolute facts: 1. There are none in Heaven that hate God. 2. There ain't no purgatory. You ignore God's word at your own peril. Remember this, He chooses, He decides, He judges and His judgement is permanent and forever.
Father in heaven give us eyes to see, ears to hear and a heart open, willing, and pliable to Your will. In the name of Christ Jesus our Lord I ask, amen.
Sometime in the not too distant future I want to talk to you men in the Militias, about Luke 20:25 and Matthew 24:24.
Lord, make my faith as that which I perceive the Samaritans to have had. Amen.
As you ponder today's Scripture, ponder also your own relationship with Christ. Are you a Samaritan or are you a Galilean?
Lord give us eyes to see, ears to hear and a heart attuned to Your word.
Men, let us strive to be men who follow Christ, and pray our wives will, as Peter's and Abraham's wives did, simply follow.
Nai erchomai kurios Iesous.
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Pray for me, pray for all those who open their mouths or take pen in hand in an effort to sway public opinion.
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