Fred R. CoulterJanuary 10, 2009

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  • Since God is a spirit, is His Spirit in everything in the world?
  • What does God mean by the statement that He fills heaven and earth?

We'll look at something in Jer. 23, He's talking about the false prophets that treat His Word very shabbily. This is really something that's important to understand.

Jeremiah 23:22: "But if they… [false prophets] …had stood in My counsel and had caused My people to hear My words…" The Word of God, regardless who speaks it, is effective as long as it is spoken and taught correctly.

"'…then they would have turned them from their evil way and from the evil of their doings. Am I a God Who is near,' says the LORD, 'and not a God afar off?'' (vs 22-23).

  • What does He mean by near?
  • How near is God?
  • If He's in the third heaven, is He everywhere?
  • If He's a single individual, how can He do this?

Verse 24: "Can anyone hide himself in secret places so that I shall not see him?' says the LORD…."

  • How does got see that?
  • Does He see everything, everyone, everything throughout the whole universe all the time?

"'…Do I not fill the heavens and earth?' says the LORD" (v 24). This is where people say that God is in everything everywhere.

  • Is that true?
  • How can that be?

This is what also causes people to believe in pantheism, which is God is everywhere:

  • God is in the door
  • God is in the floor
  • God is in human beings
  • God is in animals
  • God is in trees, that's why they hug trees
  • God is in everything that He has created

Where can God be as an individual? For example: If I drink a glass of milk, am I drinking God? If I eat a steak, am I eating God?

Let's answer the question. I think Psa. 139, written by David, is the one what helped provoke the question, which is very similar to Jer. 23:24. perhaps we can conclude this accurately. Did David have the Holy Spirit of God? Yes! Someone who has the Holy Spirit of God obviously is in a different category than someone who does not. Let's read this with God's understanding, here, of having the Holy Spirit:

Psalm 139:1: "O LORD, You have searched me and have known me." With the Spirit of God in us, yes, He knows us. He searches the reigns, tries the hearts, His Spirit leads us, all of that.

Verse 2: "You know my sitting down and my rising up; You understand my thoughts afar off…. [of course; He made all human beings] …You measure my going about and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways, for there is not a word on my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, You know it altogether" (vs 2-4).

  • Does God read every mind?
  • When you sit down in the chair, are you sitting on God?
  • When you walk on the earth, are you walking on God?

That would have to be if God were everywhere, in all places at all times, in everything that He has created with His personal Being.

Verse 6: "Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it." Today we're going to see that we can come up about an inch and a half or two, and understand a little more.

Verse 7: "Where shall I go from Your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from Your presence? If I go up into heaven, You are there; if I make my bed in the grave, behold, You are there. If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the farthest parts of the sea, even there Your hand shall lead me, and Your right hand shall hold me. If I say, 'Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light around me shall be night;' Even the darkness does not hide from You, but the night shines as the day; as is the darkness, so is the light to You, For You have possessed my reins; You have knit me together in my mother's womb" (vs 7-13). We've covered how human beings are created by the Spirit of God.

Let's ask how God creates. First of all, let's look at some things concerning God. We will see that God is a Being a separate, individual Being. He is not in everything, in every place at all times. We will see that He has means of knowing and we'll see what those are.

Rev. 4—In vision, John was able to see the throne of God. This tells us something about God, it doesn't tell us everything, but it gives us some basic information that we need to know. When John was told, 'Come up here' (v 1):

Revelation 4:2: "And immediately I was in the Spirit… [a vision that he sees] …and behold, a throne was set in heaven, and One was sitting on the throne." If God is sitting on the throne, how can He be everywhere in everything all at once and still be a separate Being?

Verse 3: "And He Who was sitting was in appearance like a jasper stone and a sardius stone…" I can't imagine what that would look like.

Mike and I were talking and he brought out a very important point, which we'll just project forward here: God is the sum total in His Being:

  • of power
  • of energy
  • of righteousness
  • of truth
  • of glory

This is the best way to describe it here. I can't imagine what that would look like.

"…and a rainbow was around the throne, like an emerald in its appearance. And around the throne were twenty-four thrones; and on the thrones I saw twenty-four elders sitting, clothed in white garments; and they had on their heads golden crowns" (vs 3-4).

So, there are 24 other beings. What are they there for? They obviously have a purpose! We're not told what they do, but since the #12 is the number of government, we have 2 times 12, which then is this the administrators of the creation of God, under His authority? We don't know! We're going to do quite a bit of speculation here. Like I said, maybe we can understand an inch and a half.

Verse 5: "And proceeding from the throne… [this becomes interesting] …were lightnings and thunders and voices; and seven lamps of fire…" This tells us about the power of God. From God comes His Spirit and for Christians, is a special thing from God the Father and Jesus Christ.

Also coming from God is power, so that He—probably with the assistance of the 24 elders, Jesus Christ and the angels and there are host of angels—can manage and take care of the whole universe and His special creation on earth.

We'll talk about the 'seven spirits of God' in just a little bit.

  • What are they?
  • What do they do?
  • How do they fit in with what God is doing?

Revelation 1:4: "John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace and peace be to you from Him Who is, and Who was, and Who is to come; and from the seven spirits that are before His throne…. [the seven spirits have an awful lot to do with what God is doing] …and from Jesus Christ, the faithful Witness, the Firstborn from the dead, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him Who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood" (vs 4-5). What about the seven spirits?

There are some other creatures there, which are called the 'four living creatures,' which are over the throne of God. We won't get into those, but Rev. 5 will tell us more about God and how God runs the universe.

Revelation 5:5: "Then one of the elders said to me, 'Do not weep…. [this is about the scroll with the seven seals] …Behold, the Lion Who is of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has overcome to open the book, and to loose its seven seals.'" That's Christ in His warring side.

Verse 6 is Christ as Savior: "Then I saw, and behold, before the throne and the four living creatures, and before the elders, was standing a Lamb ashaving been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God…" What do those seven eyes do? We don't want to think of them as kind of like eyeballs, but these tell God what's going on. That's how God knows.

Today with our modern technology, we can understand some of this. If you have an iPhone, you can take your iPhone and you can literally be at home while you're away:

  • you can call up on your iPhone
  • you can set your TV
  • you can record a movie
  • you can set your alarm

All from right where you are. How is that done? That is done by energy called 'electrical digital waves' that are transmitted on a frequency!

2-Chronicles 15:1: "And the Spirit of God came upon Azariah the son of Oded." Very interesting. We'll talk a little bit about the Spirit of God. What is the Spirit of God? There are different forms/categories—not forms as in shape—of the Spirit of God! We'll talk about this later, but we'll just plug it in now.

When we are baptized and receive the Holy Spirit of God that comes directly from the Father and Jesus Christ and is a begettal within our minds with the spirit of man that God has created in us. That is special. That is personal. That is a begettal for sonship to be the son or daughter of God at the resurrection when you're born again.

Here, we will see that the Spirit of God comes upon Oded. That is the power of God comes upon him with a communication to speak from God. God is not there, personally, doing it. Just like with your iPhone, you can take care of things at home. So, God can send His Spirit to be upon anyone at any time.

We'll just interject here concerning Balaam. Mike and I had an interesting discussion about Balaam. Mike says that when God gave Balaam permission to go with the agents from Balak, the Hebrew actually means to accompany not go take part. Balaam saw all that wealth and his greed to hold of him. So, when he got up there to curse, the Spirit of God came upon him, even a false prophet, to make him speak the truth. God can make anyone do anything that He wants to, but let's also understand this: God has given us free choice so that we may choose. Here, in this case, God had a message for Azariah.

Verse 2: "And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him, 'Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin. The LORD is with you while you are with Him. And if you seek Him, He will be found by you. But if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.'" A very fundamental thing!

We have in the New Testament what Jesus said, 'Seek, and you shall find; ask, and it shall be given; knock, and it shall be opened.' You can go to God in prayer and how does that prayer go to God? It is spiritual from the Spirit of God within you—if you have the Spirit of God in you—or one of the seven spirits of God begins to answer those who are beginning to seek!

Verse 3: "And for a long time Israel had been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law. And when they turned in their trouble to the LORD God of Israel, and sought Him, He was found by them." (vs 3-4). We're at such a point right now in America. We've been throwing away God's way as fast as we can, even in the Protestant denominations, and been without God for a long time.

Verse 5: "And in those times there was no peace to him who went out, nor to him who came in, but great tumult was upon all the inhabitants of the lands. And nation was destroyed by nation, and city-by-city, for God troubled them with every adversity. But you be strong and do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded" (vs 5-7). When Asa heard this, he went out and did what they should do.

2-Chronicles 16:7: (which was some years later): "And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him, 'Because you have relied on the king of Syria and have not relied on the LORD your God, therefore, the army of the king of Syria has escaped out of your hand. Were not the Ethiopians and the Libyans a huge army with many chariots and horsemen? Yet, because you relied on the LORD, He delivered them into your hand,… [this tells us what the seven spirits do]: …for the eyes of the LORD run to and fro in all the whole earth…" (vs 7-9).

The seven spirits are active all the time, knowing what's going on. God is not just dealing with the people that He has called, alone. God deals with the rulers of the nations. He deals with the inhabitants according to their choices and how they conform to God's Law, whether very much or very little, in the letter or whatever may be, God knows! He's making judgments all the time based upon that. This tells us what the seven eyes are doing.

What else does God have as spirit beings? He has angels! Angels are the ones who carry out whatever God tells them to do. Are there angels over all the nations of the world? righteous angels and evil angels? Yes!

Hebrews 1:13—a comparison between Christ and the angels: "But unto which of the angels did He ever say, 'Sit at My right hand, until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet'? Are they not all ministering spirits, being sent forth to minister to those who are about to inherit salvation?" (vs 13-14).

So, we have angels that watch over us. Angels run things in the world; demons run things in the world. You can tell when there are demons in charge vs reasonable men and angels in charge. All you have to do is look at the most depraved nations in the world and you can conclude that demons are in charge. Even nations can become possessed.

  • that's what happened with the Germans in WWII
  • that's what happened in the reign of Stalin
  • that's what happened in the reign of Mao Tse-Tung
  • What happened? Killing, slaughtering!
  • Remember the French Revolution? Bloodiest thing that had ever happened up to that point!

It was just demonic, satanic! After a while people give up on that. Then God begins to work with them in a more descent way.

Hebrews 2:1: "For this reason, it is imperative that we give much greater attention to the things, which we have heard, lest at any time we should slip away. For if the word spoken by angels was enforced without fail…" (vs 1-2). Let's take the angel Gabriel. I think he's in charge of the things concerning the birth of Christ and all of the things associated with that, because:

  • Gabriel gave the 70-weeks prophecy to Daniel
  • Gabriel talked to Zechariah the priest
  • Gabriel talked to Mary, the mother of Jesus

Angels, we can conclude, are created beings who are lower than God, but they are spirit beings, separate individuals. I wonder how many angels there are that God has created. He doesn't tell us. We get an inkling of some of it.

What happened when Zechariah said, 'How is this going to be that I'm going to have a child? I am old and my wife is well stricken in age,' which means they were probably up in their 70s and the mechanisms don't work too good at that age. That was a reasonable question, but what did the angel say? What did he tell Zechariah? Pretty tough sentence. He said, 'Because you didn't believe, you're going to be mute. You're not going to be able to talk until all these things have been accomplished,' which didn't happen until John the Baptist was born and then, on the eighth day at circumcision he was able to speak.

  • Was that word of the angel meted out?
  • Did it happen exactly like it? Yes, indeed!

So, angels have power and control also over the earth and over people and I'm sure they're reporting to God.

Verse 2: "For if the word spoken by angels was enforced without fail, and every transgression and disobedience received just recompense, how shall we escape, if we have neglected so great a salvation; which was first received when it was spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him; God also bearing witness with them by both signs and wonders, and various miracles and gifts of the Holy Spirit, according to His own will?" (vs 2-4).

So, God has a whole host of spiritual means to understand what's going on, on the Earth and to understand what's going on in the universe.

Verse 5: (key) "For it is not to the angels that He has placed in subjection the world that is to come, of which we are speaking." We're going to rule and reign with Christ on the earth and the angels are not going to have charge over the nations.

What did Satan say when he was tempting Jesus? If You'll worship me, all the power and glory of all the nations I'll give You! That shows that Satan is the god of this world, that he controls some thing, angels of God control other things, God metes out judgment, justice and punishment. We need to keep that in mind when we see all the events that are taking place, because as we read in 2-Chron. 15, when people leave God they have various adversities afflict them. Do we have adversities afflicting us? Yes! As a nation and personally? Yes!

  • How does God create?
  • How does God manage it?

We know that God takes care of everything. We know that the universe is in God's hands. Let's just talk a little bit about the universe.

I just happened to see on National Geographic some tremendous things about what the Hubble telescope has revealed to us. I think it's a most profound aspect of where the Earth is in the solar system, in the galaxy and in the universe, that affords it the ability to see all the things in the heavenly realm of what God has created, not all, but lots.

I'm personally convinced that God has helped, with the angels and technology, to design things like the Hubble telescope so that men will have no excuse that this just happened. I tell you what, anyone who can see those awesome pictures and things of the universe, see how glorious, fantastic and awesome that they are, if it doesn't affect you to the point that you feel like falling on your knees and saying, 'Ah! God! What a marvelous thing You have done!'

You probably have seen this picture where they look like huge, galactic pillars. There are three of them. They're billions of miles tall and however far out they are in the universe we don't know. They have been zeroing in on these pillars, as well as trying to find out about the different things in space, about black holes, dark energy and all of those different things. They showed these pillars and after observing it over now a period of several decades, these pillars actually are the birthplace of new stars! They actually saw a star being born with the pictures they've been taking. I thought: A star coming out of a star womb!

Do you think God stopped creating when He made Adam and Eve? NO! He creates all human beings. That's why abortion is so absolutely evil in God's sight; the killing of the most innocent.

Let's see how God creates, just a quick summary of it:

  • The Psalms are your relationship with God and worship toward God; there are other things involved in the Psalms, too.
  • Proverbs is how to change and train the mind of young people and how to keep your bearings concerning right and wrong, whether you're converted or not.
  • Job is how never to think you know everything and how God is able to work with men directly and humble them. We will see an interesting statement by Job here in just a little bit.

Psalm 146:6—talking about God: "Who made the heavens and earth, the sea and all that is in them; Who keeps truth forever." That is quite a verse!

Note DVD: Planet Earth, especially the one with the oceans and the millions and millions of fish that are there. Some of the things that they have taken, especially when they have the sardine run on the east coast of South Africa, the sardines are just millions in this one whole school. There are sharks, tuna, and other fish coming in to eat and then you have all the seagulls and loons above coming down to eat what's left over.

Yet, God created all of those for food. The one that really shows, I think, absolute love, care and nurture in the most trying and difficult circumstances is the Emperor Penguins. They come to Antarctica, the mother lays the egg and all the males stay there through the winter with winds up to 120mph. They all huddle together in a mass. Each male has the mother's egg hoisted on top of his feet and has his body come down and cover the egg to keep it warm. When it's finally hatched in the spring, he has one meal in his digestive system to feed the new hatchling. Shortly after that, here come all the moms back. What a tremendous thing! In the most dire of circumstances, God has provided! Just keep that in mind.

Psalm 147:1: "O praise the LORD, for it is good to sing praises to our God, for praise is pleasant and becoming. The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers together the outcasts of Israel. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds…. [talking about the ministry of Christ; God alone can heal the mind] …He counts the number of the stars; He calls them all by their names…. [that is awesome,tremendous] …Great is our LORD and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite" (vs 1-5). That's quite a thing.

Psa. 148 is quite a Psa., because everything that God does in creating is done by command! He commands and it is so, which means then, that before He commanded, He planned it! How the twenty-four elders fit into that, I don't know, but He and Jesus Christ planned it. Then He commanded it and they came into being. Once His creation is there, it all is praise and glory to God.

Psalm 148:1: "O praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise Him in the heights. Praise Him, all His angels; praise Him, all His hosts. Praise Him, sun and moon; praise Him, all you stars of light. Praise Him, you heavens of heavens, and waters that are above the heavens" (vs 1-4). That is awesome! That is tremendous! Everything that God does praises Him and reflects His creative abilities. Everything that God creates is created by:

  • His plan
  • His design
  • His power
  • His energy

Everything that God has created, whether large or small, seen or unseen, has a power that came from God—many different kinds of power.

In your body you have power. You have the 'spirit of man' in your mind. You have a brain that is made to control your whole body. What you put into your brain affects everything that you are—your whole body. The 'spirit of man' gives life. God does not have to be in us to give us life because He gave the 'spirit of man.' There are different kinds of spirit:

  • God's Holy Spirit
  • the seven spirits of God
  • the creative Spirit of God by which He commands and things are created, because His Words are spirit and life
  • a spirit of animals, because they have life

Wherever there is life, there is some sort of spiritual power that we would call energy, also called, magnetic qualities or atomic qualities.

Everything that is made is composed of atoms; those must come from God. What is behind the atom nobody really knows. There is something greater than the atom which men are trying to find with their new kaleidoscopic thing that they have made in Europe.

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Let's see what else God says about His creative powers. God is a separate individual spirit Being. Jesus is a separate individual spirit Being. They run and control the vastness of everything that God has created from the universe down to the most finite thing that we can say would be the smallest particle of power. All of it is held together by the power of God.

From my own view of stupidity in religion, is a temple in India that is reserved for rats only. Can you imagine worshipping rats? I wonder how many fleas they have in there. After the first part of Isa. 40 showing the stupidity of an idol and someone bowing down to it, then God wants people to get their perspective that you cannot make anything that you can claim as God, because whatever you use to make that idol, God has created. So, why would you make a statue, a crucifix, a Buddha, or whatever and think that that which has been created, can help you, who are a greater creation than the thing you're worshipping? So God says:

Isaiah 40:12: "Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out the heavens with a span?…." If you're so great, stand up. That's what He said to Job, remember that?

"…And who has comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance? Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD… [in doing these things] …and who was His counselor that he might instruct Him?" (vs 12-13). 'Oh, God, make it this way. Oh, God, make it that way.' People don't think that they do it, but they do with the commandments of God. 'Oh, God, yes, I like this commandment, but not that one.'

Verse 14: "With whom did He take counsel, and who instructed Him and taught Him in the path of judgment, and taught Him knowledge, and made known the way of understanding to Him? Behold, the nations are like a drop in a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the scales; behold, He takes up the isles as a very little thing" (vs 14-15).

Men fight and war over who's going to be in charge and who controls this land. Just look at the stupidity there in Palestine between the Jews and the Palestinians. You'd think that after a while they would get tired of killing each other and just be exhausted. That's what happens when you give yourselves over to demonic powers that all you want to do is kill and destroy.

Verse 16: "And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts of it sufficient for a burnt offering. All nations before Him are as nothing; and they are counted by Him as less than nothing, and vanity" (vs 16-17)—unless it fulfills His purpose! God is going to make it fulfill His purpose.

Verse 18: "To whom then will you compare God? Or what likeness will you compare to Him? The workman melts a graven image, and the goldsmith spreads it over with gold, and casts silver chains. He who is too poor for that offering chooses a tree that will not rot; he seeks for a skillful workman for himself to prepare a graven image that will not totter…. [a totem pole] …Have you not known?…." (vs 18-21).

All you have to do, because it says in Romans 1 that through the creation of God He has manifest His Godhead and His power. All of these reflect the power of God enforced by His Spirit.

"…Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth? It is He who sits above the circle of the earth... [they knew it was round] …and its people are like grasshoppers; it is He who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in" (vs 21-22). Isn't that interesting how the universe is?

Verse 23: "Who brings the rulers to nothing; He makes the judges of the earth as vanity. No sooner are they planted, no sooner are they sown, no sooner do they take root in the ground, then He shall blow upon them, and they shall wither, and the whirlwind shall take them away like stubble" (vs 23-24).

What He's saying is, 'All right, all you human beings down there on earth, you reject Me? You want to go your way? Realize that things are going to happen. I'm not going to be mocked. I'm not going to sit here and let you continue in this without some kind of punishment coming upon you, because you are mocking Me and I am the Creator and Ruler of all that there is.' That's the message, here, that God is telling us.

Verse 25: "'To whom then will you compare Me, or who is My equal?' says the Holy One. Lift up your eyes on high…" (vs 25-26). This is how we begin to really understand about God, by understanding how great He is and how insignificant we are, but yet, God loves us and has created us for a great purpose.

"…and behold, who has created these things, who brings out their host by number? He calls them all by names by the greatness of His might, for He is strong in power; not one fails" (v 26). From this, we understand all of this is upheld by the power of God—'dunamis' or energy. He has made it all conform to laws.

Just take the Earth: The Earth is where it is in its orbit, spinning. We're all on the Earth. God made it that way and we are here. God set before man choices:

  • life and death
  • blessing and cursing
  • good and evil

God is going to work out His whole plan. What we to do, what we have to understand is that God upholds every thing by His power.

Verse 27: "Why do you say, O Jacob, and O Israel you speak, 'My way is hidden from the LORD and my cause is disregarded by my God?'"

God doesn't have to be there all the time to know what a person may think or do. Did He not give the spirit of man to every human being? Yes! Anytime He wants to, He can know what your thoughts are by the seven spirits, by angels or to do it personally. Isn't it something that the first thing that human beings try to do is to go against God and think they can get away with it?

There was an advertisement about a TV series Lie to Me. The one whose doing it says that the average human being lies three times in ten minutes. What does the Bible say about the human heart? 'The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it?' But men like to think they can lie and they can cheat. Look at the whole financial debacle that we are in today. Everybody from top to bottom lied, cheated, they stole and Bernie Madoff did a no-no, he stole from his buddies. Bad news!

  • How many stole from everybody else?
  • How many want to get something for nothing?
  • How many people play the lottery? 'Oh, I'm going to win big time'! Gambling!
  • How many people think they can go against God's laws and enforce it upon God?

That's the whole problem with the homosexual community. They want to enforce it upon everyone else; rather than just go to the Word of God and say, 'Oh, God said that, yes, that's right, let's do it.' What about the whole Christian community with Sunday vs Sabbath? You can go on and on and on. The greatest lies come from the pulpit where the Truth should come from.

Verse 28: "Have you not known? Have you not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, does not grow weak nor weary? And His understanding no one can fathom. He gives power to the weary; and to him with no might, He increases strength" (vs 28-29).

I've got a book at home that I haven't read, yet, which is all of the scientific knowledge contained in the book of Job. There's a lot there. We're going to read some of it here:

Job 26:6: "The grave is naked before Him, and destruction has no covering. He stretches out the north over the empty space, and He hung the earth on nothing" (vs 6-7). That's quite a statement. How does God 'hang the Earth on nothing?' Well, nothing that can be seen.

We now know that the sun is a huge energy machine, not only providing heat, but providing electro magnetism. The magnetism goes through the whole solar system to keep the solar system on track. The magnetism is coming to all of the planets from the sun, and also is balanced out by Jupiter a great deal, because Jupiter is a big gaseous planet and it takes in most of the wandering asteroids so they don't hit the Earth.

They know that magnetism comes to the Earth to the North Pole and to the South Pole. That's all by the power of God—energy, magnetic energy. This energy, then, forms an invisible cushion around the Earth to keep asteroids from coming into the Earth, most of them burn up in the atmosphere. It also reacts just like an electric motor, where you turn on the electricity and the electric motor goes. You set it at a certain level and it'll run and run and keep going. You have the energy of electricity, which is another form of magnetic power. So, the Earth is held in space, all the planets and all the stars are held in space by magnetic power. Also, on the Earth there are magnetic fields, some stronger, some less strong. Magnetism keeps everything on the Earth.

What is magnetism? What power of God or creation of God produces the magnetic power to uphold the Earth to make everything that He has created, because everything has a creation signature of power?

Joseph Newman is a physicist and an electronics expert and he has studied Tesla and he has found several errors in Einstein's 'theory of relativity.' So, he has come up with this proposal of what is the smallest unit of creation. It has to do with electro magnetic power. It's smaller than an atom and he calls it an 'electro magnetic gyroscopic particle.' He draws it much like you would see a top with a pole, top and bottom, and it's always spinning. Positive spins one way, and the same material turned up side down becomes negative the other way. You see this when you have magnets: north and south pull together; north to north repels; south to south repels. His proposition is that everything that has been created in the whole universe and everything we see is made from that single electro magnetic particle.

To me that makes sense. That is the source of power that God has put in everything in varying degrees. It's in water, in our bodies and in everything that is made. That's why they say that even something that looks solid is not solid when you start getting down into the finite part of it and trying to find out: What's the smallest part of, say, this leather that covers the recorder or this table, or whatever thing you're looking at? That's how God keeps the universe, at least the Earth, together.

Let's talk about something else and see if we can make some sense of this. God has:

  • all power
  • all wisdom
  • all understanding
  • all creativity

God is Truth! Let's start out with God. Just for the sake of numbering:

# 7: God the Father and Jesus Christ are all powerful. They are separate spirit Beings. They have power that comes out from them to create. They have different things of their creation, beginning with angels.

#6: Angels are spirit beings who live in the spirit realm. They're separate entities. Angels have the ability to walk through walls, to go here, go there, or wherever they want to go. God uses them to take care of His creation. We can put fallen angels as less than six but they're still spirit but because of their sins, they cannot manifest themselves in a bodily form, but they're still spirit beings.

In the creation of the universe they are now discovering something that is almost beyond the understanding of the human mind, just barely enough that we can comprehend some things. They now know that from the physical universe that you see, there is also a power behind that which they call 'dark energy,' just from the fact that they can't see it. They know that it is much like a netting that holds the whole universe together. In his book The Energy Machine of Joseph Newman, shows that you can have perpetual energy.

I mentioned this to a man one time when I was first reading the book and I said, 'You know, there is such a thing as perpetual energy?' 'Oh, no. There's no such thing as perpetual energy.' I said:

  • Well, what about the Earth?
  • Does it continue going?
  • Is that not perpetual?

So, God created it with His power, upholds it with His power and with the energy of His creation. To assist Him in administrating it, we have the angels and the twenty-four elders.

#5: Mankind—made a little lower than the angels, but for the purpose of coming up to the level of God, to become part of the God Family.
#4: Mammals and birds, a little less than men. They have life; they run by what God built into them automatically.
#3: the fish of the sea
#2: the reptiles
#1: the lesser, smaller things of life.You can have that as insects all the way down to amebas.

God has everything created and structured and each one of these things has its own life signature! All of this is done by the power of God. God is not in everything, everywhere. God controls it with His power, controls it through His Spirit and there are various forms of spirit.

How about angels who are spirit beings? They are of lesser spirit than God. Do they have clothes? Yes! Even 'manna' was called 'angels food.

  • Do the angels eat?
  • What do they eat?
  • Is it more than manna? I don't know!
  • Is the throne of God created out of spirit? It would have to be in order for God to be able to sit on it!

There are some things that are just like in our realm of the physical. There are things made of the dust of the earth that are not human. We're made of the dust of the earth, formed by the hand of God. This table is made of the dust of the earth, but it's a different form of the dust of the earth. Just like with the Spirit that God has that He uses for the different things that He makes. Is New Jerusalem going to be composed of spirit? Have to be for spirit beings to live in it! There are things of spirit that are not spirit beings just like there are things in the flesh that are not creatures, but things.

Let's look at some of the powers that Jesus had. Jesus was filled with the Holy Spirit. We all understand that so we don't have to look at the Scripture there. He did His work and His miracles by power that came from the Holy Spirit, but not necessarily using the Holy Spirit directly. The Greek word for power is 'dunamis.' The Greek word for spirit is 'pneuma'

Mark 5:25: "Then a certain woman who had been afflicted with an issue of blood for twelve years, and had suffered greatly under the hand of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was not benefited in any way but rather was getting worse, when she heard about Jesus, came in the multitude behind Him and touched His garment; For she said, 'If I can only touch His garments, I shall be cured.' And at once the fountain of her blood was dried up, and she knew in her body that she was healed from the scourge. Now Jesus knew immediately within Himself that power had gone out of Him…" (vs 25-30)

Not spirit, but power. Not the Holy Spirit, but power. So the Holy Spirit gave Him the power—energy—to heal, but it was under His control because, He said:

"…and turning in the crowd, He said, 'Who touched My garments?'" (v 30) He knew immediately that power had gone out from Him!

Verse 31: "But His disciples said to Him, 'You see the crowd pressing around You, and You ask, "Who touched Me?"' Then He looked around to see who had done this. And the woman, frightened and trembling, knowing what had been done in her, came and fell down before Him, and told Him all the Truth. Then He said to her, 'Daughter, your faith has cured you. Go in peace, and be whole from your scourge'" (vs 31-34). It was the power of the Holy Spirit. It was the Holy Spirit that gave Him the power!

Let's see something concerning the begettal of Jesus Christ. After the angel told Mary what was going to happen, she said, 'How's this going to be?'

Luke 1:35: "And the angel answered and said to her, 'The Holy Spirit shall come upon you, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow you; and for this reason, the Holy One being begotten in you shall be called the Son of God.'"

So, the Holy Spirit being "…the power of the Highest…" that is the greatest individual power that comes from God. With it we will understand why our having the Holy Spirit becomes such a great and a tremendous thing.

We have the Holy Spirit and we have power!

All Scripture from The Holy Bible In Its Original Order, A Faithful Version by Fred R. Coulter

Scriptural References:

  • Jeremiah 23:22-24
  • Psalm 139:1-4, 6-13
  • Revelation 4:2-5
  • Revelation 1:4-5
  • Revelation 5:5-6
  • 2-Chronicles 15:1-2-7
  • 2-Chronicles 16:7-9
  • Hebrews 1:13-14
  • Hebrews 2:1-5
  • Psalm 146:6
  • Psalm 147:1-5
  • Psalm 148:1-4
  • Isaiah 40:12-29
  • Job 26:6-7
  • Mark 5:25-34
  • Luke 1:35

Scriptures referenced, not quoted:

  • Revelation 4:1
  • Romans 1

Also referenced:

Book: The Energy Machine of Joseph Newman by Joseph Westley Newman
DVD: Planet Earth
TV series: Lie to Me

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Transcribed: 01-06-16
Proofed: bo—1-15-16

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