The Trinity , in the Old Testament: Chapter 3: The Lord God meets Noah: theunfetteredpreacher

Chapter 3: Noah meets the Lord God:

We soon read of Noah, another Preacher of Righteousness. ‘Who found Grace in the eyes of the Lord, Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.’ (Genesis 6:8-9)

Noah found Grace, and was a just and perfect man, only because he Walked with God. (jesus) Noah was minding his own business one day when the Lord God gave him his mission.

The Lord (Jehovah) speaking before flood:

And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years. (Genesis 6:3)

And it repented the Lord that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart. And the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them. But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord. (Genesis 6:5-6)

God (Elohim) speaks before the flood:

And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. (Genesis 6:55)

The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.

And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth. Make thee an Ark of gopher wood; (Genesis 6:12-14)

The Lord (Jehovah) said: “I will destroy man” while God (Elohim) said: “The end of all flesh is come before me” The Lord (Jehovah) is the administrator, God (Elohim) operations: Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord (Jehovah) but it was God (Elohim) who showed the way of salvation. I will destroy, you need to make an ark…

Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord (Jehovah) not because he was just and perfect in his generation, he was just and perfect because he walked with God, (Elohim). Noah was righteous in the Lords eyes, because Noah walked with God.

It was God that remembered Noah, and all the animals, God caused the wind to dry the earth. (Genesis 6:11)

Noah, left the Ark with his family and animals to replenish the earth. Noah sacrificed to the Lord. (Genesis 8:22-24)

The Lord accepted Noah’s sacrifice after the flood, because Noah walked with God.

The only reason we can enter the Holy of Holies now or heaven when our bodies give up the ghost is because we walk with God. (Jesus)

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The Trinity, in the Old Testament: Getting to Know God (Elohim) theunfetteredpreacher

Chapter 2: Getting to know God (Elohim):

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”. (Genesis 1:1 King James Version)

It is quite clear that God, (Elohim), is the Creator and Ruler of the Heavens and Earth. As we have seen, in the meeting of the Lord God with Moses, there are instances where we see both the Lord and God interacting with the Faithful. We can see, (and hear), many differences in their speech. The Lord, (Jehovah), is the Law Giver, and God, (Elohim), is Grace.

There also, are many examples of the Lord God, speaking with One Voice, as there should be. The Father, Son and the Holy Spirit are One, and they often speak in One Voice, as they also speak for themselves.

I realize this may be a new idea for some, but, I believe the Word will show us the truth. In the Garden, the Lord God walked together in the cool of the day, they were One, in their desire to walk with Adan and Eve, to have a personal, loving relationship with them.

They were One in disappointment, because of the sin, the disobedience of Adam, in sharing in the guilty pleasure of eating the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.

The Lord God, were in agreement that Adam and Eve, must be forced from the Garden, before they ate from the tree of Life, now that they had sinned. Until that sin, they partook of that Tree, and didn’t know of sin or death.

That knowledge caused them to hide and cover themselves. The Lord, God and the Spirit are One. Let us first get to Know the Creator and Ruler, the God of Grace, Elohim.

The word we use, ‘God’, is translated from the Hebrew word, Elohim. It means Creator/Ruler of all. As we look through the Bible we begin to see what God (Elohim) is all about. He is the operations manager. (1 Corinthians 12:4-7) He is the spoken word. The Word became flesh in the New Testament. Jesus is the Word.

At the creation of man, God, (Elohim), said: ‘Let Us make man in our image.’ ‘Man was Created in the Image of God.’ (Genesis 1:26,27; 9:6) The New Testament tells us Jesus is the Image of God. (2 Corinthians 4:4; Colossians 1:15) We see the separation of the Lord from God, in the words of Eve.

And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and Eve said, I have gotten a man from the Lord.” (Genesis 4:1 King James Version)

Eve tells us Cain was from the Lord (Jehovah) not the Lord God (Jehovah Elohim). Cain brought his offering to the Lord (Jehovah). The Lord rejected Cains offering. Cain left the presence of the Lord. Eve later tells us about Seth.

And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew. And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the Lord.” (Genesis 4:25-26 King James Version)

This is important; Moses wrote this and points out the difference between the two equal persons of the Trinity. The Lord (Jehovah) gave Eve Cain but God (Elohim) gave Eve Seth. Seth had Enos and then men began to call upon the name of the Lord (Jehovah).

The Lord (Jehovah) and God (Elohim) are separate parts of the Trinity. They are not one member with two interchangeable names. When they interact with people we can recognize the difference.

As we look at Genesis 5:18-21 we read the story of Enoch. ‘Enoch walked with God: and was not; because God took him.’ In Hebrews 11:5 and in the book of Jude, we find out Enoch was a Preacher of Righteousness, he pleased God because; ‘He believed that God IS, and IS a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.’

We soon read of Noah, another Preacher of Righteousness. ‘Who found Grace in the eyes of the Lord, Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.’ (Genesis 6:8-9)

Noah found Grace, and was a just and perfect man, only because he Walked with God. (jesus)

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The Trinity, in the Old Testament: Chapter 1: Moses meets the Lord God: theunfetteredpreacher

Chapter One: Moses meets the Lord God: (Jehovah Elohim)

The Lord God in the Old Testament, is not one member of the Trinity with interchangeable names but rather two separate, distinct, individual, members of the Godhead.

I believe I can prove this statement true.

The question is, what do you believe? The Word of God or the Doctrine of your Church, Fellowship, or Pastor. Please, believe the Word of God. Check everything you are told, read, or taught against the Word of God.

The best Pastor or Preacher can only Preach or Teach, ord God in the Old Testament, is not one member of the Trinity with interchangeable names but rather two separate, distinct, individual, members of the Godhead.

I believe I can prove this statement true.

The question is, what do you believe? The Word of God or the Doctrine of your Church, Fellowship, or Pastor. Please, believe the Word of God. Check everything you are told, read, or taught against the Word of God.

The best Pastor or Preacher can only Preach or Teach, that which has been revealed to them, by the Spirit of God. We are responsible, for what we believe and know, to be the truth. We need to know and seek the Full Council of God.

The Lord (Jehovah) in the Hebrew means The Eternal One. God (Elohim) in the Hebrew means Creator/Ruler of all. So when Moses met the Lord God, he was meeting not one, but two members of the Trinity.

This is the passage that opened my eyes, and helped to change my thinking.

And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him (Moses), in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. And when the Lord saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.” (Exodus 3:2-4)

When the Lord (Jehovah) saw that Moses was paying attention, God (Elohim) called. That was the first indication, that I’d been looking at the Old Testament wrong. The Lord (Jehovah) and God (Elohim) are two different, separate members of the Trinity. Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible.

He recognized the distinct differences and the oneness of the Trinity. He knew them as one and as individuals. Both the Lord and God spoke to Moses. We can begin to recognize them, by the differences and agreements of their speech.

God said:

“And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.” (Exodus 3:5-6)

When people meet God (Elohim) something happens. Moses hid his face, afraid. As we continue in Exodus 3:7-10 we see the Lord speaking to Moses.

The Lord told Moses that He had seen the Hebrews affliction and heard their cry, and that He would deliver them from their taskmasters.

In verses 11-22 We again hear the voice of God. God promises to be with Moses, that God is the: I AM THAT IS I Am. God said: I have seen your affliction, I will deliver you, and bring you to a land of milk and honey.

He would smite Egypt with His wonders and the Hebrews would not go empty. That the Egyptians would give them their riches.

In Chapter 4 the Lord, speeks once again. The Lord tells and shows Moses the Miracles he will do, He told Moses that Pharaoh, would harden his heart and not let them go. The Lord even told Moses that He would slay Pharaoh’s, first-born.

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The Trinity: Part One theunfetteredpreacher

Introduction: The Trinity in the Old Testament:

The Bible is an amazing book, we read it, memorize it, even believe we understand it, and then one day God opens our eyes and old things pass away, the Word becomes new. Suddenly we see things with a better understanding.

For most of my Christian life the Old Testament has been the Father Gods domain. I thought of the God of the Old Testament as Father God, Lord God or just the Lord or God. They were all interchangeable names for the same member of the Trinity, who ruled the Old Testament.

The Father and the Spirit were active, but, where was Jesus?

The Father God wrote and was the book of the law. Whatever we called Him, He was one member of the Trinity. When He spoke the earth moved, things got done, He was to be feared and obeyed.

Jesus was there somewhere but silent, invisible, waiting for his cue to enter center stage. The Spirit also, was quietly hovering, ready to explode on the scene.

In the New Testament it was easy to see the Trinity. The Son, Jesus is the main character, the Father God, speaks from heaven and Jesus promises to send the Holy Spirit, the Comforter to those who believe.

It is easy to understand, the Father in the Old Testament, Jesus in the New Testament and the Spirit for today.

Many believe that the Lord God of the Old Testament is no longer relevant. The Law has been fulfilled by Jesus, who brought Saving Grace to those who believe.

Today it is the Holy Spirits turn, Jesus sent the Holy Spirit, to give us the Power to Heal, Comfort, Teach, and Lead us, to all truth.

We believe, the Old Testament is full of interesting stories, or old wives tails, and at best, ancient history.

In believing the New Testament is all we need to understand, we fail to comprehend, the great sacrifice God made. He left the heavens, became a man, to suffer and die, so Believers, might become Blameless, covered by the Blood of The Lamb.

The Trinity, the Father, Son and Holy Spirit are active throughout the Bible.

Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.” (1 Corinthians 12:4-7 King James Version)

Can we understand the Trinity? Can we know who they are and what they do? Is the Godhead, (the Trinity, the Deity), active today? When I read the Bible, I wonder, where is the Power of God, the Miracles, Jesus promised?

Is the Spirit still hovering? Yes, people are getting saved, sanctified, Holy Ghost filled and water baptized, but, is that all we should expect?

Where is the God of Elijah, the God of the Bible? The Lord who preformed miracles, who healed the sick, raised the dead, and walked on water. Where are the Signs and Wonders that are supposed to follow those who believe?

Has the Lord God changed? Where is the power that Jesus has promised? Is the Holy Spirit that lives within us the weak link? Or is it possible that we don’t know, what to do, with what we have?

The answer to these questions is revealed in the Word. We need the help of the Holy Spirit to understand, to believe, that God is and He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him.

The Lord God in the Old Testament, is not one member of the Trinity with interchangeable names but rather two separate, distinct, individual, members of the Godhead.

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LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? theunfetteredpreacher

Psalm 15: 1-5

LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill?

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.”

It is not often that I use a full Psalm, to make a point. The conversations I had with my Liberal cousins friends, just yesterday on FB, both grieves and motivated me.

They were very quick to point out the failings of Republicans and Christians. I apparently am not a Christian, because I would not agree with them. Oh I agreed that there are Republicans and Christians who are not perfect, and some are down right hateful. That was not enough.

They could not recognize how hateful and destructive the leadership and faithful on the left are. It was fine that ANTIFA and BLM, tear up property and attack conservatives.

After all we do not think or act right.

It was wonderful that the false accusations nearly destroyed Justice Kavanagh and his family, as a matter of fact one leftist said ‘At least we destroyed his family.’

The problem isn’t that there are many evil people; but that some refuse to recognize and comdemn that evil. They embrace it instead.

Which brings me to this Psalm, if because I do not tow the Liberal line I am not a Christian, I would invite those on the left to read and understand this Psalm.

I do not feel I need to comment on it. God’s Word is pure and perfect. I would thst I were a better son and witness, alas I am just me, with Christ in me, the hope of Glory. (Colossians 1:27)

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If the foundations be destroyed; theunfetteredpreacher

Psalm 11:3

If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?”

There was a meme on FB, claiming Trump said he would run as a Republican, because they are all dummies, and would vote for him.

This of course is Fake News item, (see snopes), I left a comment that we dummies were pretty happy at the results he has given us.

I was told I was uninformed, or misinformed. I pointed out that Conservatives could not help but to hear the Liberal news, and that if they wanted to know the truth, they needed to find a Conservative or Christian News source. lol….

Nope, that is not going to happen. The left is doing it’s best, to distroy the Foundational Principles of our Country.

As Christians, there is nothing we can watch on Main Stream TV or News. Don’t even talk about cable. (We pick and choose from Netfixs), Every show has to have it’s quota of Gays or Trans… If there happens to be, a Christian portrayed on the shows, they are usually terrible, hateful people.. All the Law and no Love.

In the political world, Christian businesses, are forced to support things, that are against their Faith, by making Cakes to celibate Gay Marriage, to pay for birth control, we must embrace people who claim they are not the Sex they were born to. We are to accept and praise, them in their delusions.

We have come to a point where we must obey God, not man.

Not long ago a state (wish I could remember which), wanted all the Church Pastors, to send in their Sermons, to make sure they were PC.

We are no longer innocent, if we are accused by a woman, of sexual misconduct, or of hate crimes because we believe and quote the Bible.

We spent 8 years watching our Country, as it was deliberately torn apart, the police and military attacked, the races encouraged to be rebellious.

Home grown Terrorists BLM, ANTIFA, and Never Trumpers, told to get in the face of Conservatives or our Representatives of both houses, in Congress. To be rude, or to physically attack those who disagree with the Democrats Godless policies or programs, that this makes them Patriots.

It does not.

We are so devided now, with the Left turning to Socialism, the Right loving Free Enterprise. Our Schools are turning our children into America hating clowns, who can no longer listen to or agree that others may have differing opinions.

What can the Righteous to do?

We can only Stand Fast in our Faith. Fast and Pray for Godly Leadership, from our local School board to the President. It is a shame, that even a Choir Boy or a Boy Scout, can expect to be torn apart along with his family, if he dares to run for public office.

That is the message of the Left. How sad is that?

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What can the righteous do? theunfetteredpreacher

Psalm 11:3

If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?”

If we are followers of Christ, (born again, Spirit filled believers), What can we do?

We are the Righteous of God in Christ Jesus. (2 Corinthians 5:21) Our hands are tied, the heathens do not want God in any way, shape or form, involved in our Political process, or our personal life. (Psalms 10:4)

Men and Women of God are ridiculed, dismissed, or ignored by those who Reject, the Truth of the Gospel. They do not need the crutch, of Religion. They believe, Me, Myself and I, are all they need, to succeed in life, to attain their goals.

They believe the good they do, outweighs the bad, so If there is an afterlife, they will certainly be in heaven.

We Christians should just leave the unbelievers, alone. They do not want to be Preached to, they refuse to allow our children to bring their Bibles to, or have Christian clubs at school.

If the children wish to Worship Allah, or involve themselves in Witchcraft, or any other demonic belief, that is diversity, and encouraged.

What are the Righteous to do?

Fast, Pray, Cry out for the Lord’s Presence, His Power, His Wisdom and Knowledge.

We share our love for Christ, the heathen refuse to accept it. In Exodus we find the Lord saying;

“And I will stretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go.” (Exodus 3:20)

The Lord let us know the importance of His Signs, Wonders and Miracles, to cause people to believe HE IS, and a rewarder of those who believe He IS. (Hebrews 11;6)

We find Jesus, with Signs, Wonders and Miracles following, that brought many to believe, and a fair number who Followed, and gave their lifes to Him.

The Lord God knows how to draw people to Himself. He has given us the Gifts of the Spirit, as the bricks to build His Tabernacle. Unfortunately, we have left those gifts on the shelf.

When we begin to please God, in our thoughts and actions, He will begin to move in our midst.

And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place, that the cloud filled the house of the LORD, So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the LORD.” (1 Kings 8:10-11)

The Priests had pleased the Lord, Solomon had built the Temple to hold the Alter and the Tabernacle of the Lord.

They had sacrificed and dedicated the Temple to God.

When we learn to do the same, dedicate our bodies to be Holy and Acceptable. Study to renew our minds and truly believe HE IS, instead of He used to be, and maybe someday, He will again.

We will Witness His Presence once again, and not be able to hold the multitudes that we flock to Him. (Not to Ourselves).

Acts 4: 29-31

And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word, By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus. And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.”

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