Brethren, we are touched with another “going out and coming in.” It was a major way of speech, in present day we term it “your all.” There is no time that being a believer we are not in direct communication with The Father
There are no secrets! Luke 12:2, Luke 8:17, Matthew 10:26,
God has perfect knowledge of us, and all our thoughts and actions are open before him. It is more profitable to meditate on Divine truths, applying them to our own cases, and with hearts lifted to God in prayer, than with a curious or disputing frame of mind. That God knows all things, is omniscient; that He is every where, is omnipresent; are truths acknowledged by all, yet they are seldom rightly believed in by mankind. God takes strict notice of every step we take, every right step and every by-step.
He knows what rule we walk by, what end we walk toward, what company we walk with. When I am withdrawn from all company, Thou knowest what I have in my heart. There is not a vain word, not a good word, but Thou knowest from what thought it came, and with what design it was uttered. Wherever we are, we are under The Eye and Hand of God. We cannot by searching find how God searches us out; nor do we know how we are known. Such thoughts should restrain us from sin.
We may find ourselves asking “If God knows everything, why did He allow Adam and Eve to eat of the apple?”
God did NOT! There is freedom of choice:
It seems that in the beginning that the angels had free will since one-third rebelled. Do they still have free will or an option to disobey? —Victoria
A: Angels are spiritual beings created by God (John 1:3; Colossians 1:15-16) and possess essential elements of personality—intellect (2 Corinthians 11:3, 1 Peter 1:12), emotions (Job 38:7; Luke 2:13, 15:10), will (2 Timothy 2:26), and the power of self-determination. This means they have the power of choice. That’s how Lucifer, a cherub—a special class of angelic beings—could choose to sin against God (Isaiah 14:13-14; Ezekiel 28:14-17). Based on Revelation 12:4, some Bible scholars believe that one-third of all angels followed Lucifer and they too chose to rebel against God (2 Peter 2:4; Jude 1:6). This angelic rebellion apparently occurred before God’s creation of the world.
Angels, like Adam and Eve, were created sinless, but were subject to a “probation period” similar to what Adam had in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 2:15-17). Angels who chose not to sin became “elect angels” (1 Timothy 5:21 NIV) or “chosen angels” (NAS). Jesus called them “holy angels” (Mark 8:38). Angels who sinned became demons. Some scholars believe that their choice is permanent and eternal, just as Adam’s choice to disobey God was.
Since the Bible says nothing about holy angels still having free will or the ability to disobey, I would hesitate to offer an answer. But Scripture tells us that these holy angels are now in heaven worshipping and praising God (Revelation 5:11-12), and since no impure person or beings will ever be allowed in heaven (Revelation 21:27), then it must mean that these holy angels are sinless and perfect. And if even if we take the position that angels still have freedom of choice, it is obvious that they have made their choice to worship their Creator!
Yes! We had ‘choice’ just as we pointed out above angel’s had choice, they paid for their choice. Much as we live in the choice they made until we are li
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from The LORD, which made Heaven and Earth.
God will not suffer thy foot to be moved, Amen.
He that keepeth thee will not slumber.
Behold, He that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is thy Keeper: The LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: He shall preserve thy soul. The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
There is much said about going out in Faith. It is taking a step of a tower not seeing your next foothold but for some reason knowing it is going to be ok.
We might have witnessed it, read it, heard it, experienced it. Y’all we have our senses for a reason! In His image we are made. Use your blessings to bless.
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