A. – D. EVERLASTING GOSPEL OF GOD

THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN – THE KINGDOM OF LIGHT

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Gen 3:15  And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

 THE EVERLASTING GOSPEL OF GOD

Mar 16:15  And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

Mar 13:10  And the gospel must first be published among all nations.

The following is a Scriptural Exegesis of the doctrine of the Everlasting Gospel of GOD.

Rev 14:6  And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,

SECTIONS

A.  THE GOSPEL – THE PROMISED SEED
B.   THE SEED OF THE WOMAN – THE SON OF GOD
C.   SPIRITUAL GIFTS  OF THE HOLY GHOST/SPIRIT

A. The Gospel
The word “Gospel” is derived from the Anglo-Saxon language which means “the story concerning GOD and GOD’S Kingdom” or the Greek meaning – “the good news about GOD and HIS Kingdom”.  

The word everlasting means ever and lasting; lasting or enduring for ever; Eternal; existing or continuing without end; Immortal;  lasting for Eternity; Everlasting duration, past, present and future.  So, the Gospel is the Everlasting Good News about GOD and HIS Kingdom; the Kingdom of HEAVEN;

Mat 24:14  And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the World for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.

The Gospel or Good News collectively, is the Divine Truth of the Deliverance from the bondage of sin for all of GOD’S people (“Disciples” of CHRIST) through Salvation in the Covenant Redemptive and Atonement “WORK of CHRIST JESUS” – who is >> the Way, the Truth and the Life. <<

Joh 14:6  Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

The blessed Gospel of GOD is the means of delivering the Soul from the state of Spiritual death and darkness, which is bondage to sin, corruption and death, to a state of Spiritual Light, Liberty, Freedom and Life;

Related Scriptures
Eph 6:12  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

Rom 8:21  Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.

2Co 3:17  Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

GOD’S Relationship To Man
The Gospel is the history and the “Good News” of GOD’S KINGDOM, and HIS relationship with and to Man.  It began with Adam, the progenitor of  Mankind/the Human Race, in the first book of the Bible – The Book of Genesis.  

The GOSPEL encapsulates the past, the present and the future.  It depicts GOD’S Divine Plan for Mankind which included giving him the choice to believe in HIM, obey HIM and Live an Eternal Life of Joy and Fulfillment through HIS Divine blessings or the only alternative, to disobey GOD and suffer misery and death.

Gen 1:27  So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
Gen 1:28  And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

The above was GOD’S portion of the Covenant – the provision of every possible blessing and more to bring complete Fulfillment and Joy to  Mankind. The narrative continues explaining, Mankind’s portion of the Covenant contained one condition on the part of Mankind; one Commandment – to be obedient to GOD. If Mankind remained in obedience to GOD, he would know only one reality – Good; he would experience an Eternal Life of Good. He was Commanded not to eat from one tree out of the numerous trees in the Garden of Eden. Everything else was his to use as his heart desired.

Gen 2:16  And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
Gen 2:17  But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

GOD did not mince HIS words HE spoke clearly and was exacting in HIS Commandment when HE spoke it to Adam. Obey and Live. Disobey and die. The narrative explains how the serpent (Satan) beguiled or tricked Eve through deception, telling her that GOD had lied about death; stating Mankind would not surely die, a contradiction of GOD’S Truth and essentially calling  GOD a liar. And Mankind believed Satan.

Gen 3:4  And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

Satan insinuated that GOD was withholding “knowledge” from them and if they ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil they would be as gods; implying they would be equal to GOD and GOD did not want this for them.  Satan’s deception was based on Mankind’s ignorance and Man relying on himself instead of  reliance on GOD’S Wisdom; Man believing Satan’s  first lie and then Satan’s perversion of the truth to support that lie. 

Gen 3:5  For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Man did not retain Faith in GOD or HIS Truth; then distrusting GOD to be the  Holy GOD of the Covenant, Man used carnal reasoning; used his eyes instead of Faith; used his ears instead of Faith; used his mind and heart instead of Faith and believed Satan instead of GOD.

Satan insinuated there was another “good”  that GOD was withholding from Mankind and disobedience was the way to obtain that knowledge which GOD had withheld. In all actuality it was “the evil” that was being withheld or separated from Man.

So, Satan suggested unbelief, the distrusting of GOD’S Word and the coveting and lust for knowledge and godhood. In this one transaction Mankind broke all Ten (10) of the  Divine Cosmic Commandments of GOD. See the paraphrased list below and how they relate to the Ten Commandments and how they were broken in parenthesis.

Paraphrased 10 Commandments
1.  Have no other GOD – (Unbelief/disbelief in GOD and belief in Satan’s “truth and reality” making it his own; sin in the World)

2.  Make no idols – No idolatry – (bowed down before own desire and trust in Satan and himself – his self will and knowledge, coveting something that was withheld and Commanded not to eat)

3.  Don’t take GOD’S name in vain – (dishonor for GOD’S name, no respect for HIM or HIS Authority rejecting HIM)

4.  Keep Sabbath Holy – (Disregard and disrespect of the Sanctity and Holiness of the “Seal of the Creator” not acknowledging HIM as Creator or HIS Will as the “Way” Mankind subsist as well as all of Creation subsist in HIM); rejection of the “Eternal Rest” in JEHOVAH”)

5.  Honor parents – ( Dishonor of the First Parent of the Family in Heaven and on Earth; disobedience to GOD as first Parent)

6.  Do not kill – (Sin ushered in death to Adam’s whole progeny; the curse of sin and death was laid on the whole race of Mankind just as the whole planet was cursed because of man’s sin; likewise as Satan is a murderer as the harbinger of sin so is man responsible for the murder of his progeny because of his act which realized and actuated the sin and the curse, being “born dead in sin” by Adam’s act)

7.  Do not commit Adultery – ( Idolatry and infidelity to GOD is Spiritual adultery; man bowed to idols – Self, Satan, the tree, knowledge and all the fruits of evil) 

8.  Do not steal – (Mankind stole the fruit and knowledge they were forbidden to take, have, consume, or digest and channeled it to the planet as “waste material” which typically is not absorbed through a form of osmosis or transformation, but become encumbrances)

9.  Do not bear false witness – (Satan lied to Eve and she channeled the lie to Adam and they no longer shared the same Reality as GOD; the fruit, its properties, action, & the evil knowledge gained were also passed on to Adam’s progeny)

10.  Do not Covet – (Fruit,  knowledge of good and evil, something GOD had not given to them, they wanted illegitimately.  It was not theirs but they desired it; reached out their hand and stole it; ate it and discovered their nakedness; they were no longer protected from evil and now all of the negative possibilities of Life became known)

Mankind (Eve), under the influence of Satan, chose to disobey GOD and followed Satan and the carnal path through self will, reasoning, disobedience and sin. Mankind became separated from GOD by his own hand; a “lost soul”; dead in sin; suffering the evil they had brought upon themselves and their progeny; blindly groping through a World of darkness; a World of their own making. 

Mankind’s actual act of sin was disobeying GOD but the initial part of that act/sin began in the mind and the heart.  What preceded it, was unbelief in GOD; Man’s rebellion; and Man’s trusting in himself instead of GOD. Mankind chose to believe in Satan and his own reasoning instead of believing in GOD and HIS Wisdom.

Mankind chose to place his trust in what Satan said, in Satan’s lie as reality, completely distrusting and disrespecting GOD, his Creator, who had already shown him who HE was, what HE had given him, and what HE had done for Mankind as a part of HIS Creation, justly placing him as its head. Mankind believed the lie instead of the Truth which is the basis of Satan’s Kingdom of Darkness. Lies and enmity against GOD.

This is still the main techniques used deceptively by the Kingdom of Darkness (ruled by Satan) – ignorance, lies, unbelief and disobedience to GOD which is the antithesis of the Kingdom of Light (ruled by CHRIST) which is Wisdom, Truth, belief and obedience to GOD.

Please read the full article about the topic – Unbelief at the following Blog – >> YOUR SPIRIT/ADAM & EVE | ISRAEL |  PETER. << It explains in several different scenarios the various ways unbelief has been the essential sin which starts the beginning steps and the downward spiral into sinning against GOD in disobedience and all other sins.

The Plan of Salvation
Joh 4:22  Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.

In English Versions of the Bible regarding the Gospel, the words “Salvation” “Save,” are not technical theological terms, but denote “deliverance,” in almost any sense the latter word can have. In systematic theology, however, “salvation” denotes the whole process by which Mankind is delivered from all that would prevent his attaining to the highest good that GOD has prepared for him. Or, by a transferred sense, “Salvation” denotes the actual enjoyment of all that is good.

The Gospel also encapsulate and proclaims the teaching of JESUS CHRIST and the Plan of Salvation which was prophesied in Genesis 3:15, regarding the “seed of the woman” –  CHRIST who is the Alpha and Omega of Salvation. It begins and ends with HIM. 

Act 4:12  Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

The “simple” Truth is not always easy to understand and believe. Spiritual Truth is even more so. To discern Spiritual Truth one must have Faith in GOD, Faith in CHRIST and must receive the Gift of the Baptism of the Holy Ghost/Spirit. This is only the beginning of a Spiritual Journey. It also requires studying the Bible with the help of the Holy Spirit. See the article >> Born Again << and >> Becoming a Disciple of CHRIST. <<

Eph 1:13  In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,

When a person begins to think about the condition of their Soul and their Salvation, it is usually the first prompting of the Heavenly FATHER whispering to HIS prodigal child, “come home”. No man can come to CHRIST except that GOD draws him to CHRIST (through Revelation) and when the person believes in CHRIST, through Faith, they are delivered out from the Kingdom of darkness, by GOD, and translated into the Kingdom of Light ruled by the SON of GOD, CHRSTand is to be Resurrected or partake in the Ascension (raised up) at the last day, by CHRIST.

Joh 6:44  No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.

Col 1:13  Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

Other Related Scriptures

Eph 6:17  And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Php 1:19  For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,

The Gospel projected how GOD would send the WORD/SON of GOD (CHRIST) into the World to lead the Elect of Mankind, those who believe in CHRIST, back to HIMSELF and to Salvation;

Related Scriptures

1Th 5:9  For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

2Ti 2:10  Therefore I endure all things for the elect’s sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

2Ti 3:15  And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Rom 1:16  For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

The Plan of Salvation emerged from the Divine Plan of GOD for Mankind.  It is a part of  GOD’S Grand Design of:

Restoration from Sin (Unbelief & Disobedience)
Through the sin of disobedience of our first parents, all Mankind inherited the state of becoming Spiritually dead; and because of our own sins we are counted sinful and children of disobedience, being under the wrath of GOD when HE will destroy all that is not Holy. However, through CHRIST Believers are Restored to Spiritual Life; HE, having Spiritual Life in HIMSELF, gives it to those who come to HIM and believe in HIM which is the Way GOD Ordained for us to be Restored to GOD – through CHRIST. A Disciple is Born again and Regenerated when he receives the Holy Ghost which quickens the Spirit, bringing the person to Spiritual Life.

Related Scriptures
Joh 3:3  Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Joh 3:5  Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

Joh 3:6  That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Joh 3:8  The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

– Reconciliation (Reconcile);
Col 1:20  And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven.

– Reformation;
Heb 9:10  Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.

– and the Restitution of all things;
Act 3:21  Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.

The Everlasting Covenant
The Biblical Covenants, for our discussions, are Spiritual contracts or agreements between GOD and Mankind, between GOD and CHRIST, and between CHRIST and Mankind. They are used as vehicles establishing The Grand Design of Deliverance throughout the Scriptural narratives in the Bible.

In the Covenant GOD, as the first party, commits to performing provisions stipulated by being the GOD (and all that it implies) to the individual, individuals, or nation. They, as the second party, commit to obeying GOD (the terms of the Gospel and all that it implies) and to abstain from sin. See the Blog – >> GOD AND CHRIST IN THE COVENANTS << for additional information and examples of Covenants.

 The Scriptural narratives explains how GOD had planned, from the very beginning of the World, a remedy for the appearance of a dilemma caused by the sin of disobedience by Adam and Eve; a Grand Design dispensed to Mankind in stages or dispensations.

Related Scriptures
1Co 9:17  For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed unto me.

Eph 1:10  That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:

Eph 3:2  If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:

Col 1:25  Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God;

to restore us back in Fellowship with HIM and through the Atonement of CHRIST, which continues The Divine Plan and the Grand Design of GOD of a Holy race of Mankind to inhabit the Earth in which there is Holy Communion between the inhabitants – (Children of GOD) and HIMSELF.  See also the Atonement comments below.

Related Scriptures
Act 3:25  Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.

Rom 11:27  For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.

Heb 8:6  But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

Heb 10:16  This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;

Heb 13:20  Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,

2Co 6:16  And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

The Promised Seed
CHRIST is the “promised seed” first spoken of to Adam and Eve as  “the seed of the woman”;

Gen 3:15  And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

– and then explained to Abraham as “his seed should bless all of the kindred of the  Earth”; the seed being his Descendant through the Flesh – CHRIST JESUS.

Related Scriptures
Gal 3:16  Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.

Act 3:25  Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.

Joh 1:29  The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

Rom 11:27  For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.

Luk 1:72  To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;
Luk 1:73  The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,
Luk 1:74  That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear,

The Adversary and Enemy of Mankind is Satan (the devil), the “god” of this carnal World who through ignorance, lies, deception, deceit and trickery, blind the minds of Mankind keeping him in Spiritual ignorance and darkness.  

2Co 4:4  In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

It is through Satan and his Kingdom that all malefic or evil activity stems.  It was the devil’s plan to deceive Mankind, causing him to sin against GOD by disobeying HIM and having done so, to estrange Mankind from GOD, alienating him from his true source of Life and Light by blinding their minds and still attempts to maintain separation between Mankind and GOD.  But CHRIST has taught us the Gospel of GOD which is Liberty for those who believe in HIM and obeys HIM.

The Incarnation of the WORD
Joh 1:1  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Joh 1:14  And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

It is unfathomable, to us, how much GOD loved the World. John in his writing, John 3:16, could only stipulate it in a way that said “so Loved the World” indicating its immensity. HE created the World with a Holy Divine Plan for the inhabitants of the World, HIS Children (Children of GOD and Children of Light).

In its beginning the Earth was beautiful, bountiful, and Holy. But sin entered into the World through Mankind who corrupted and defiled himself and the World by allowing Satan to usurp his authority and dominion through the sin of disobedience. 

GOD, being Omnipotent, initiated HIS Grand Design of the “Creation” of another Lineage of Mankind (JESUS CHRIST) who also was Created in HIS image.

This Man, however, was to be born without sin and would Fulfill the Law of GOD by Living a Perfect Holy Life without sin and would regain the Authority and Dominion that was stolen from Mankind by Satan.  Through CHRIST GOD has created the new Lineage. A generation of an Evolved Race with a Spiritual Nature , a Holy Royal Priesthood of Mankind, who will be Obedient to GOD and will be HIS true Children. They will be able to inhabit the New Heavens and the New Earth through the Imputed Righteousness of CHRIST, their Progenitor. They will also experience the Resurrection and their Ascension.

Joh 3:16  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Joh 3:17  For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

and to destroy all of the works of the devil (Satan); all that is evil in the carnal World; including evil people who are the devil’s children (children of disobedience), sin, the grave, death, and hell.

Rev 1:18  I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.

1Pe 2:9  But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

1Jn 3:8  He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

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