Last Days

A day is certain length of time. Whenever the Spirit speaks of events Creation Day and Day of the Lord for this reason these are clubbed together. At the outset we read God created light quality of which is different from darkness. He is qualified as Father of lights(Jas.1:17). He divided light from darkness. Before the first day elapsed we see three sets in terms of quality: namely Night and Day, morning and evening, light and darkness. These are events clarifying and progressively tending to the fourth day where the greater light and lesser lights are to rule the day and night respectively. Earlier division of light from darkness is now set in direct authority of the greater light and lesser light in the same rationale the Spirit sets the Father-Son relationship. ‘Hear O Israel our God is One (Deut.6:4).’Authority of the Lord Almighty established God the Father as ‘greater light’ and God the Son as ‘lesser light.’ Here we have the Trinity revealed by the Holy Spirit. This has a great significance in what follows.
God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and keep it(Gen.2:15) But his disobedience in eating the fruit was sin. Sin of disobedience is in keeping the will of man above that of God. The garden is a microcosm of the world. When God put the curse on the serpent He says,”And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head…(Gen.3:15)In this version the Spirit presents two groups of people, seed of the serpent and seed of the woman. Children of light and children of darkness. “…The Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil(1Jn.3:8b). The Day of the Lord consists of several days as discussed at the outset in which God sending ‘his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life (Jn.3:16)’ Jesus made grace and truth manifest so he was sent as light to clarify a group that shall gather about the light who came from the Father of lights. :Everyone that doeth evil hateth light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved(Jn.3:20)’Another day of the Lord was when the church was founded. We have this verse where Apostle Peter sets the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in historical context Ac.2:17-21 For this purpose he refers to the prophecy of Prophet Joel 2:28-32
It holds a great significance for the reason prophecies,- being quoted time after time David and other prophets, are all concerned with Jesus Christ. He is Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end,
What is mystery of Salvation? Is it not light that came to us from God before the foundation of the world? He that doeth truth cometh to that light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God (Jn.3:21). Mystery of Salvation is its time element. In him we were chosen before the worlds began. Has anyone thought why some sects cannot believe their error even if proven from the Bible? What has pulled wool over their eyes to persist in believing a lie? Even Satan can quote words to deceive and appear as angel of light. When truth is wrought in God by faith we need never fear when the Day of the Lord culminates. We have been counted among the children of light.
Benny

About bennythomas

I am a Dutch citizen. An architect by profession I am married and have six grandchildren. I am still keen on expressing myself and each day is new and an occasion where I might bring out from within something worthwhile.
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