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11/28/12 – “Tying up the Loose Ends of Genesis 1-11” VII – Things



The Chronological Method of Bible Study


Tuesday in the Truth

November 27, 2012


Tying up the Loose Ends of Genesis 1 – 11, VII



Wednesday in the Word

November 28, 2012

Tying up the Loose Ends of Genesis 1 – 11, VII





  1. God has pre-thought and prearranged the good life for the believer.
    1. Ephesians 2:10, KJV & AMP
      1. When we pray, we are praying for the revelation and manifestation from God of His master plan ordained in eternity past.
  2. The primary concern for humans is the acquisition of things.
    1. St. Matthew 6:25-33
      1. God has already prepared an answer for every “worry” and all things in your life; therefore, you live a very simple life.  (verse 25)
      2. Just as God pre-thought the needs of birds in eternity past, He has pre-thought even more for every human.   (verse 26)
      3. The arrangement for every human’s genetics was pre-thought in eternity past.  God also prearranged for the maintenance of the lilies of the field.  (verses 27-28)
      4. All the provisions you will ever need in life were pre-thought and pre-arranged in eternity past and is released by faith.
      5. Faith is belief in God’s work in eternity past.
      6. God has already calculated ways to bless us.  (Psalm 115:12)
      7. Proof of being in the Kingdom of God is things being added to your life without explanation when you seek and prioritize the Kingdom.  (verses 31-33)
    2. St. Mark 10:21-31
      1. Our giving entitles us to treasures in heaven.
      2. Our heavenly account is far greater than any natural account.  Moreover, things from our heavenly account can be added to our natural account.
      3. The Kingdom of God system has a greater return [of things] on your investment than any natural system.  (verses 29-31)
  3. In eternity past, God and Jesus were:
    1. Fellowshipping and planning for man with His son, Jesus Christ.  (Proverbs 8:22-30; St. John 17:5; St. John 17:24)
    2. Creating the universe.  (Job 38:4-7)
    3. Identifying and providing for those He knew would choose Him.  (Ephesians 1:4; II Timothy 1:9)
    4. Planning and providing for the Church.  (Ephesians 3:8-9)
    5. Preparing for the Kingdom.  (St. Matthew 25:34)
    6. Planning for the Savior.  (I Peter 1:18-20; Revelation 13:8)


  1.          I.            Why did God create man?
    1. To prove His grace which includes His provision, advantage, and power demonstrated in man being in the earth as He God is in heaven.
      1. Revelation 4:11
      2. Romans 5:20
      3. Ephesians 2:7-8
    2. In what way was man in the image and likeness of God?
      1. Man is a trinity (body, soul, and spirit) just like God (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit).
        1. I Thessalonians 5:23
        2. Hebrews 4:12
          1. The Word identifies what each personality of man should do.  In other words, the Word ministers to the whole man.
      2. God in and through Jesus could become man and replace Adam becoming His substitute.
        1. St. John 1:14
        2. I Timothy 3:16
        3. Philippians 2:5-8
    3. So that man could become like Jesus (to think and function in the earth like Jesus).
      1. I John 3:2
      2. I John 4:17
      3. Philippians 3:21
      4. Romans 8:29
      5. I Peter 2:21

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