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Geneses (Plural), Chapter Eight, subchapter Four, God is ― always!  July 29, 2015  (14.10.15)

Written by Larry M. Jaynes:

The excerpt below is taken from Chapter Eight of our e-Booklet series on Genesis. We are still a few months out before the whole chapter will be available in a easy to download, FREE e-Booklet. Here we have supplied a few pages from the fourth subchapter for you to read.

The more we become aware of God’s Omnipresence and the structures that He has placed in His Word, the greater our understanding of Genesis and His creative brilliance comes to light. The excerpt below is mainly about His ever-presence which leads us to the light of His structures after which we will turn to the structures in great detail in the next subchapter titled: v. Structures - The Fingerprints of God! Structures reveal His indelible fingerprints and allow us to effortlessly examine His Holy seal written upon His eternal Word. 

iv. God is ― always!

“. . . It has been nearly two-thousand years since God has had a single word written, not only did He need to use words that would suffice through past history and still apply to us today, but they also needed to sustain us in the present tense ― and they do!

His Text is still His Text messages for today!!

Jeremiah 23:23-24:
-23: Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off?
-24: Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? saith the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith the LORD.

God is a Spirit (John 4:24), and being Spirit He is present everywhere all at once, and thus, He is omnipresent, dwelling in and throughout all of eternity (II Chronicles 6:18); “no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end” (Ecclesiastes 3:11). In the Book of Acts 17:28 we learn, “For in him {God} we live, and move, and have our being.” So there is really no getting away from Him, but when one acknowledges Him, then the relationship with Heaven’s Holiest begins in earnest, “The Lord is at hand” (Philippians 4:5). God is present everywhere, yet without understanding His Scriptures He appears to be only as an enigma for so many. The truth is, we can find God anywhere and miss Him everywhere, yet finding Him is as simple as picking up our Bibles, for the Bible is the very heart and breath of God Almighty (II Timothy 3:16).

 Psalms 139:7-12:
-7: Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
-8: If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.
-9: If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
-10: Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.
-11: If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.
-12: Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.

You see, God lives in and through all of eternity, from everlasting all the way to everlasting and, by the way, we (mankind) do not have a word for the time before time, for all the past time before the beginning, but God does, and as well He has a word for all of the time that will exist after time! He is from there, from everlasting, and the carnal mind of man cannot comprehend either end (or beyond the other sides) of everlasting; “from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God” (Psalms 90:2).

“I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation” (Daniel 4:34).

Perhaps these two short phrases and two verses might suffice:

The Omnipresent Creator is ― space-time continuum!
“I said, O my God … thy years are throughout all generations (Psalms 102:24).

God is ― always!
“But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end” (Psalms 102:27).

God lives in the present always equally as much as He does in the past and future, ad infinitum, “before the day was I am he” (Isaiah 43:13), He is before time as He will be after because He is always here, in the past, present, and future, “God, who liveth for ever and ever” (Revelation 15:7). “For ever {from even before the beginning,― Genesis 1:1}, O LORD, thy word is {and therefore has always been} settled in heaven {as it still is and will always be ― settled}” (Psalms 119:89). “I am the LORD that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself” (Isaiah 44:24).

Job 36:26:
Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out {His beginnings are unfathomable to the human mind}.

However, “As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth. For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more. But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear {honor and respect} him, and his righteousness unto children’s children” (Psalms 103:15-17). “Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps” (Job 31:4), God’s wisdom knows precisely how many steps each one of us will make in our lifetimes, He knows precisely where we are going, and He has even counted and numbered how many hairs we all have on our heads (Luke 12:7). His understanding is boundless and endless and fathomless and measureless especially in comparison to man’s mind; you see, God “looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven” (Job 28:24).

“O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable {inscrutable, profound} are his judgments, and his ways past finding out {untraceable, (you can’t get there from here!)}” (Romans 11:33). “Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out” (Job 36:26; in Part Two we will be studying the concept of God is ― always! in more detail). You see, God “doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number” (Job 9:10), and He informs us that, “In the beginning was the Word” (John 1:1). This does not mean “He became the Word in the beginning,” but the Word was already there, it preexisted beforehand because God always was, “thou art the same, and thy years shall not fail” (Hebrews 1:12).

God is all knowing, all powerful, and always present ― He is Omniscience (all-knowing) and Omnipotence (all-powerful) and Omnipresence (all-present and all-seeing).

No single moment in time or place could contain God; as Solomon who was an extremely wise man confessed “behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee” (I Kings 8:27), and that would be at any time or at any moment for He is, will be, and always was the living, eternal Spirit (Hebrews 9:14). God’s very own wisdom speaks on this wise: “I was set up from everlasting, {and then} from the beginning, or ever {before} the {first} earth was” (Proverbs 8:23). “Thy word is true from the beginning” (Psalms 119:160), what God had written in Genesis had to sustain His eternal purpose all the way throughout ALL TIME, “I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was {the beginning}, there am I: and now {presently today, I am still} the Lord GOD {i.e., God is ― always!}” (Isaiah 48:16). God never gets smarter (like we may), He never evolves (as some men think they do), and He never came back to the Bible for a rewrite or a second updated printing with additional or newer information (as every newer edition that man produces of their own works) because “whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever.” Those evolving, advancing, or developing concepts are most certainly beneath the brainpower of “the high and lofty One.”

Isaiah 57:15:
For thus saith the high and lofty One that {continuously} inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite {respectful and repentant} and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones {God’s respectful and repentant―children}.

I find it puzzling to think about all the mythological gods of religions past, that in their exclusive pantheons for all of their gods they had no room for the true God. Thankfully, God has no room for them in His home “before” creation or “after”; “before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me” (Isaiah 43:10), “Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any” (Isaiah 44:8), and because God is always, He always is (Deuteronomy 5:7). The closest the gods of the world and all their mythologies ever came to acknowledging the true God was as Paul said on Mars Hill in Athens; they had an “altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD” (Acts 17:23). Their reason for this altar was not necessarily to give any honor to the true God, but just in case they forgot to mention one (as of yet) unidentified god, and so to cover all the bases they left a blank to be filled in later. Thankfully “we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one. For {al}though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many,) But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him. Howbeit there is not in every man that knowledge” (I Corinthians 8:4-7), oh so true.

Isaiah 45:20-24:
-20: Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations {unbelievers}: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.
-21: Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? have not I the LORD? and there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me.
-22: Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.
-23: I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, That unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.
-24: Surely, shall one say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.

Psalms 115:2-8:
-2: Wherefore should the heathen {the unbelievers} say, Where is now their {the believers} God {i.e., this UNKNOWN GOD, See Matthew 5:8, Hebrews 12:14, and I John 3:2}?
-3: But our {the believers} God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.
-4: Their {the unbelievers} idols are silver and gold, the work of men’s hands.
-5: They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not:
-6: They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not:
-7: They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat.
-8: They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusteth in them.

All the other gods and idols of this world are nothing more than affronts to bait and switch and replace our heavenly Father with counterfeits, “They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them: they shall go to confusion together that are makers of idols” (Isaiah 45:16). And even though none of them are able to truly function as a real god or idol should when they are worshiped, praised, and sacrificed to, “Why hast thou sought after the gods of the people, which could not deliver their own people” (II Chronicles 25:15); and yet this is no deterrent for those people to cease from forming, carrying, worshiping, and loving them over the centuries, all the while imagining that they were offering homage to the true God. “They bear him {an idol god of man’s making} upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: yea, one shall cry unto him, yet can he not answer, nor save him out of his trouble” (Isaiah 46:6-7). Unfortunately, this world has not seen the last of these false gods and idols from being in the forefront of peoples lives, as there will be one constructed in the next age that will “both speak {this will be the first and last image to ever speak}, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed” (Revelation 13:15, and See verses 11-17). Thankfully, the believers in this age of grace will have been gathered together unto God by this time!

“I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him” (Ecclesiastes 3:14). “I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me: That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none beside me. I am the LORD, and there is none else” (Isaiah 45:5-6). God is, just as He had it stated: “Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite” (Psalms 147:5). He knew in advance that what He would have written in the Text would ever suffice ― always, “For I am the LORD, I change not” (Malachi 3:6)! “For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations {Wow, what a perpetual truth to consider at this moment}” (Psalms 100:5). Even though God cannot be contained, He is bound to His Word, and this most precious Word ― He stands behind; He guarantees all of it right down to its jots and tittles and bits and pieces. And this perfect and everlasting God is our heavenly Father and He has called us before the foundation of the world (Ephesians 1:4). He has given us His Word so that we could begin to know and understand Him, and He has done so by telling us so in our own words that He has sanctified and set with perfection into His Word.

“O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, thou knowest it altogether. Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it. Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee. For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them! If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee” (Psalms 139:1-18).

The only expansion that can be made to the everlasting Word and the all-seeing God is that He certainly has released more of His eternal truths to His Prophets through the times of men until His Word and will was completely revealed to the human race, as it is now present and always was with Him.

The Text, His Holy Writ that we have is not all of His Word because His understanding is infinite, and all of that knowledge would not and could not fit into a single book, but what He gave us is everything we need to be able to know and understand Him (I Peter 1:3), and to become wise unto salvation (John 20:31, II Timothy 3:15). This is why when God tells you something about the future in His Word He already knows all about it. He is not a Seer (He has already seen it all and tells us much of it in His Word).

Try and wrap your head around this one: The future has yet to happen and still the ever-present God is already there, and if you are saved ― you will be there with Him to enjoy it ― He’s already seen to it! He is not a Prophet, though He is profiting us with the foretelling and forthtelling prophecies of His Word, and He is the all-knowing, Omnipresent God (“the God of peace be with you all. Amen”― Romans 15:33). This is as I wrote in the series titled, The Golden Thread (Psalms - Reveals Jesus Christ as the Song in the Night, E-Booklet Sixteen, and it is free to you, see below for the link), “God does not wake up with you, He watches over you while you sleep, and He is there with you when you wake up. He can show you this because He is always and everywhere present.”

God tells us that “He taketh the wise in their own craftiness” (Job 5:13), but did you ever consider just how He is able to do that? After all, is not man evolving and becoming wiser? Has not the wisdom of man already figured Him out and surpassed His Bible? Do not the higher levels of academia and the elites of this world claim this to be true? First, “the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men” (I Corinthians 1:25), and I’ll tell you, when one sees with understanding just how much God surpasses man’s wisdom, one will realize that the foolishness and weakness of God is head and shoulders ahead of man’s best intentions to outwit Him or His truths. You might just want to take a moment to applaud your heavenly Father, and come to acknowledge that “your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God” (I Corinthians 2:5).

Recall Pharaoh’s wisdom in Exodus 1:10 in dealing with the Hebrew race, he says, “Come on {now}, let us deal wisely”; here we have a biblical example of the wisdom of man trying to outwit the living God. Pharaoh wanted to prevent the Hebrews from growing any stronger in case there was a war; he did not want the Hebrews changing sides and fighting against Egypt. In order to solve the problem he chose to deal wisely, and so they put their heads together and came up with a master plan, but one truly against God’s plans for the Hebrews.

First, Pharaoh attempted to get the midwives to kill all newborn sons of the Hebrews to stop them from multiplying, but the midwives who were Hebrews themselves loved and respected God and refused to do the murdering for the Egyptians, and God blessed the midwives and He “made them houses {i.e., families, households; and amazingly even the midwives who were originally drawn into Pharaoh’s plot, upon refusing him they also began multiplying into households}” (Exodus 1:21). Thus instead of the nation getting any smaller they rapidly began growing: “and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty” (Exodus 1:20). “He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise” (Job 5:12), and so the Egyptians failed. Recall earlier in this chapter how God used the figure of speech Polysyndeton to illustrate just how greatly they multiplied.

After this murderous attempt failed, still dealing ever so wisely to solve his problem of a multiplying nation in his midst; “Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river” (Exodus 1:22). What happened by Pharaoh dealing ever so wisely? Now this is when the true story starts to get interesting. Well, Moses was indeed cast into the river (ever so gently in an ark of bulrushes,― Exodus 2:3), albeit I can find no more children cast into the river by anyone else, Moses even had a brother, Aaron, and he was not killed, hidden, or set adrift, although in the movies they pretend to kill children with swords as though that was a true event. However, in the real story and right out of Pharaoh’s own fears came the exquisite wisdom of God; “the foolishness of God that is wiser than men” became apparent as Pharaoh ended up helping the Hebrews more than all of his wisdom could have ever conceived in destroying them.

Moses was, through Pharaoh’s wisdom, raised on his dime, slept under his roof (maybe in his royal PJs in the warmth of his comforter and snuggled in his gold-plated princely manger with his stuffed, cuddly sphinx), fed for 40 years on his food, first playing with his baby toys and as he grew up played with his teen toys, rode his pony, drove his chariot around the grounds, played war games with his palace guards, learned from all his tutors how to fold his crested, silk napkins and how to bow properly, was clothed on his expense account, and was freely educated on his campus. Pharaoh was, in fact, raising for God the very man he feared would rebel and eventually destroy them and lead the Hebrew race out of Egypt! If you chuckled a little from the above sentence in a pitiable way because of Pharaoh‘s wisdom which he dealt out so very wisely, then you experienced for yourself the spiritual side of the definition, “the foolishness of God,” not so much because of the quirky way I write it, but from the actual truth the Bible reveals in regards to the folly of and in the height of man’s wisdom.

In Acts 7:19 we read, “so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live.” The Greek word for cast out is ekthetos meaning to be exposed, to be out in the open, so by way of the common talk of their murder by the Egyptians, everyone knew of the impending dangers. However, the word ekthetos does not mean to murder or that any child was murdered by anyone (this is why the Greek word for murder phonos is not in any of the Texts relating to the story at hand; I think that the translators wanted it to be there because of man’s natural history). The words for might not live is the Greek word zōogoneō and its meaning is actually the very opposite of what we read in English, because zōogoneō means to bring forth alive or to preserve alive. You see, the parents were not casting their children into the Nile River, but they certainly were aware of Pharaoh’s evil intentions, and indeed their children were in a certain amount of jeopardy being exposed to such sickening talk, and through it all ― they were preserved alive.

In Acts 7:21 we read that Moses was “cast out” but that Greek word is ektithemi meaning to place or set out, to put outside, to show, and this is not even the same Greek word as in verse 19 ekthetos because there was only the threat to kill but there was no real will to carry out Pharaoh’s wishes to kill the children, only the ever so wise wisdom of a faulty dictator’s intelligence who was acting directly against God’s wisdom.

Man’s wisdom presents a false history of the slaughter of God’s children by Pharaoh (who failed three times in all, counting the time of the Passover, and the first born of Egypt). However, God’s wisdom has Moses placed in an ark on the water and drawn up to a silver-spooned lifestyle under the protection of Pharaoh’s daughter. “Pharaoh’s daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own son. And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds” (Acts 7:21-22). Only through man’s wisdom and secular histories do we see the tears of a horrifying spell of massacre; however, only in His-story do we see the absence of any such weeping, howling, cries of pain, and lamenting from any parent. This is just like man’s wisdom when dealing with the Bible, he unusually comes up short. Man dictates, for instance, that Herod the Great (loser and murderer) was an amazing architect, but that he did not actually kill Hebrew baby boys (they also have Adolf Hitler as being a genius, great builder, and architect. Wow, how “compos mentis” is that? It’s probably just Bull compost!). However, His-story not only details Herod’s murderous acts, but they were prophesied before he had acted because God had seen his murderous deeds (Jeremiah 31:15, Matthew 2:17-18); recall, He is ― always!

Man’s wisdom is like looking down the railroad tracks, and figuratively mankind sits on one rail and evolution is on the other side, and there they sit, side by side and unconnected, but off in the distance they do appear to touch. Ah, some say, “Do you see that, they do touch; we came from the other side of the tracks, thus there is no missing link.” When man walks down to where they appeared to touch, lo and behold, the tracks still do not touch, but just ahead they look like they merge into one, so the two worlds must be one, (expunging God Who “made the worlds”― Hebrews 1:2), back to a supposed time when man was something else. “We (they say) can see it off in the distance, and behind they still appear to physically touch, therefore we claim it must be true because we can see the evidence, they merge.”

Man’s theory stands as a supposed beacon of reason and truth drawn up from the wells of wisdom of senses reason. Jesus said that God “at the beginning made them male and female” (Matthew 19:4), and man’s wisdom will claim that God was wrong and that Jesus must have misled his followers being unaware of man’s newer and ever-evolving theories. However, a theory is never an absolute, nor is it a conclusion! Yet, evolution begins with the foregone conclusion that man has evolved, taking the question(s) completely out of the theory altogether in the search for more false positive proofs in what they think they can see ahead biased and based on theories of the past.

Today man’s wisdom wants us to believe by his word that we are evolving; however, God’s Word and His wisdom declares that we were created just as we are ― erect (see Chapter 7, Visions of Grandeur). Whose wisdom will we choose? Only one way leads to eternal life; how wise are we? Every generation laughs at the wisdom of past generations, but always believes his generation has finally arrived at genuine enlightenment only to be proven, mostly wrong (and sometimes primitive in their logic and ways) by the next generation, while God has been consistently right-on from everlasting. The only things that remain from past generations are our God-given principles, laws, and formulas that have always worked and always will (at least while this earth stands), that man has either discovered or stumbled over, but that God had laid out for man in the first place to find.

Man was formed, made, and created by His wisdom, even though some men will not admit God’s origin and power that sits behind the workings of what man thinks are his ideas. I certainly believe that there are numerous discoveries just sitting out there for the humble believer to find if he or she were to give God the glory, Who would then inspire the discoveries, locations, or combinations and give the proofs.

The reason for pointing out God’s exquisite wisdom is to help us build trust in the foundation of His structures (that we will be studying in the next subchapter, v. Structures - The Fingerprints of God!). These structures were previously constructed by wisdom before time was and then given to us in our time. And we will study the exquisite interpretation that accompanies the phrase in Proverbs 25:11, “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver” that showcases, frames, and stages hundreds of thousands of perfectly placed structures in the Word of God from the sanctified, cleansed, and highlighted word(s) that energize the hearts of His children.

God said, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent {discerning, sagacious, wise in worldly wisdom}” (I Corinthians 1:19).

Job 5:12-14:
-12: He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
-13: He taketh the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong {hurried along without spiritual knowledge}. {The word froward is the Hebrew word pathal meaning to be perverted, false, deceitful by twisting or wrestling (with God’s wisdom) while, “All the words of my mouth {spiritual wisdom’s inspirations} are in righteousness {God’s pure righteousness}; there is nothing froward {pathal} or perverse in them. They are all plain to him that understandeth {God’s pure understanding}, and right to them that find knowledge {God’s pure knowledge,― Proverbs 8:8-9.}
-14: They {the froward} meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.

Psalms 18:30-32:
-30: As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.
-31: For who is God save the LORD? or who is a rock save our God?
-32: It is God that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect.

The Gospel of Matthew further elucidates “At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent {discerning, sagacious, wise in worldly wisdom}, and hast revealed them unto babes {God’s children who are under His tutelage}” (Matthew 11:25, and read Psalms 119:97-104).

Solomon wrote, “There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD” (Proverbs 21:30), and “There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand” (Proverbs 19:21).

You see, God already knew what Pharaoh was about to do, this is why God’s wisdom is so delightful and since He already has the answers, it comes to us in complete packages as we remember that He dwells in and throughout all eternity. He also knows that if we simply believe His recorded Word, the promised results must come to pass as He is the giver, and only He knows precisely when we will believe to receive, but the victory is already assured by believing in His promises (I Corinthians 15:57, I John 5:4).

Psalms 90:2:
Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting {through} to everlasting, thou art God.

Paul wrote that it was God who “separated me from my mother’s womb {recall He “lighteth every man that cometh into the world”― John 1:9, and David wrote, “thou art my God from my mother’s belly”― Psalms 22:10}, and {God} called me by his grace, To reveal his Son in me” (Galatians 1:15-16), just as He separated YOU, and called YOU, and revealed his Son in YOU! Talk about Planned Parenthood, He preordained it, and has seen that it would happen, and further He predestinated your future to be super glorious with “an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you” (I Peter 1:4). He is the giver of all life, God “holdeth our soul in life” (Psalms 66:9) because we are in the hollow of His hand. “In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind” (Job 12:10)!

And by the way, being preordained and/or predestinated has nothing to do with having no choice in the matter and that everything that we will think, say, and do have already been determined as though we have no choice in the matter. That is nonsensical because God has given us free will and choice (it is an unalienable right)! Predestination has everything to do with where we will end up and what we will receive when we arrive and is already reserved in heaven for us, but not based on anything we can think, say, or do; rather, our destiny and future inheritance has everything to do with what Christ has already done for our redemption. “In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will” (Ephesians 1:11). (Recall our study of God’s counsel and purpose that we studied in subchapter one, part -2a- above.)

Romans 8:30:
Moreover whom {you and I} he did predestinate, them {you and I} he also called: and whom {you and I} he called, them {you and I} he also justified: and whom {you and I} he justified, them {you and I} he also glorified.

Did you know that God took a thousand years of preparation to prepare every single, twenty-four hour day that you have lived, currently enjoy, and will ever experience? All the energies of Intelligent power that it takes for life to live and to move and to have its being, all the forces and forethought it took for the creation in the universe to remain on their courses today took an Intelligence and a Divine Design that sits way beyond any ole big bang theory or chaos theory imagined by man’s wisdom suggesting we magically exploded and then morphed into a perfectly ordered cosmos as it formed this, our life-sustaining world.

Einstein had a so-called, miracle year (1905) of shear genius to come up with his most important theories (as he discovered a few of God’s treasures), but God put three hundred and sixty five millenniums into Einstein’s year, and if you are born again He has devoted His eternity to you, so imagine what you can discover ― today! “For in him we live, and move, and have our being” (Acts 17:28, see Psalms 90:1, below), “For the invisible things of him {of God} from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made” (Romans 1:20). “Through faith {and only through faith, can} we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear” (Hebrews 11:3).

Psalms 90:1:
Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.

Thus, Peter wrote, “beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day” (II Peter 3:8). You see, it took God a thousand years in all His brilliance and creativity to ordain and prepare this very day for you to enjoy! So, may you come to realize that a lot of past planning went into this precise moment in time to create this Divine Design of life that you have and live in and enjoy today. If and when you spend just one second with God Who took 4 days 5 hours 27 minutes 28 seconds just to make that second for you, or if you spend one minute of your day with the Creator Who took 253 days 15 hours 27 minutes 40 seconds just to make that minute for you, or if you spend just an hour to be with your heavenly Father Who took 41 years 243 days 8 hours just to make that hour for you, and if you spend just 1 day with your Maker Who took 1000 years to make that day for you ― then you have made your heavenly Father’s Day COMPLETE (as far as your relationship with Him and acknowledgment of Him is concerned) because it took Him a millennium per day to prepare and give you that time well spent! It is awesome to discover not only a so-called “miracle year” but a miracle lifetime of eternities in miraculous living, enjoying and relishing moment by moment in splendid fellowship with Heaven’s Holiest. “For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile” (I Peter 3:10).

I Peter 1:8:
Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

God’s calling you was not a last minute decision or a shot in the dark; it took a thousand years to prepare the day of your reception, and from that moment, “the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him” (Ephesians 1:17), then He becomes revealed throughout your environment and in your conscious mind as your very own heavenly Father!

One way to truly redeem the time (Colossians 4:5) at this instant is to enjoy precious moments with God in the present. You can redeem some of the time He allocated for and with you in His mind when you enjoy some of your allotted time to be with your heavenly Father. Time in His Word, in meditation, or in prayer is your redeemed time well gained because of the eternal rewards to be enjoyed in heaven for doing so. Imagine if He spent this much time with you in mind ― think about how great heaven will be, He’s planning an everlasting welcome, and Jesus is even now adding his finishing touches with you specifically in mind (John 14:1-3).

It is in these precious moments of your time when the pressures of life that surround you appear like there is no way out of a situation; yet, in times like these God can calm your heart down “for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee” (Hebrews 13:5), and show you that time is really on your side to help you to become more than a conquer over any situation in this life (Romans 8:28-39), that you always have a straight betwixt two that leads you to the warmth of the light of deliverance. “There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer {allow} you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it” (I Corinthians 10:13).

It is in these precious moment of time that we should know, “For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure “(Philippians 2:13). In your redeemed state of fellowship with God you have a promise and a prayer to rely upon, that “the very God of peace sanctify you wholly {the promise}; and I pray God {the prayer} your whole spirit and soul and body {your spirit and soul and body is all three parts of your life} be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ” (I Thessalonians 5:23, recall in Chapter Six, we studied the three parts of our being).

Ephesians 1:2:
Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

John 14:27:
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

It is now time to come around and walk to and in the light, and “turn from these vanities {of life just happening without its Creator, and turn} unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein (Acts 14:15). “This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it; {in the Hebrew Text, this verse poses this question: Will we rejoice and be glad in it?}” (Psalms 118:24), and the answer is, Yes, oh Yes, we will when we recognize this day’s Maker: “Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us” (Psalms 100:3), for then rejoicing and gladness in this day bubbles up from within! Note the ending word in Psalms 115:24 is “it,” and when we realize that This is the day which the LORD hath made, then “it” or each day you are walking with HIM becomes a reason to rejoice and be glad because our days are ordained to ever be with HIM for eternity! . . .”

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