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Adam, Eve and Lucifer



Continental Drift
Tower of Babel

Genesis 11

Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. 2 As people moved eastward,[a] they found a plain in Shinar[b] and settled there.

3 They said to each other, “Come, let’s make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They used brick instead of stone, and tar for mortar. 4 Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves; otherwise we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth.”

5 But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower the people were building. 6 The Lord said, “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. 7 Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.”

8 So the Lord scattered them from there over all the earth, and they stopped building the city. 9 That is why it was called Babel[c]—because there the Lord confused the language of the whole world. From there the Lord scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

The Tower of Babel seems to be recorded in many civilizations- as it should be as all ancestors of all civilizations spring forth from Babel.

So basically it would seem that mans intention for building this structure was of an intention that God did not support; whether it be pride, or lack of faith that another flood would come, or they honestly thought they could storm the gates of heaven -God was not on-board with this plan. Right here we learn that anything not built on the proper intention, Christ and His glorious message being shared in love, will be torn down. We also learn that unity is of great value as God Himself says-

6 The Lord said, “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.”

So He confuses their language. Without the ability to communicate with each other they abandon the Tower project. Also its theorized that in those days the Earths land masses were divided from Pangaea (one land mass) to the continents we have today and that the different groups bodies became different looking due to the different climates they now called home. So to try to decide how all he race came from Adam or Noah is irrelevant as they all came from the Tower of Babel as an act of the Lord.

Genesis 10:25
25 Two sons were born to Eber:
One was named Peleg,[a] because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
a. Genesis 10:25 Peleg means division.

The tower of Babel reveals these major points-
  • Unity of thought (words) is a powerful force by which things are accomplished
  • Accomplishments that are outside of Gods will (or directly against His will) creates division.
In this case God wanted this division, because their deeds were a waste of their time. There is also a healthy level of division which God wants – believers from unbelievers.

Matthew 10:34-38

34 “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. 35 For I have come to turn
“‘a man against his father,
    a daughter against her mother,
a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law—
36     a man’s enemies will be the members of his own household.’[a]

37 “Anyone who loves their father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves their son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. 38 Whoever does not take up their cross and follow me is not worthy of me.

So Yes we will be divided believers from unbelievers, simply because there is no pleasure in sin for us so the activities of the world no longer interest us, not because we are afraid that they will change our minds or confuse us or lead us astray , though they can, we believe He who is in us is greater than he who is in the world. And because we are in the world Jesus prayed - “I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name, the name you gave me, so that they may be one as we are one.”
From the last line we can clearly see that God does want unity amongst all His people . We will see this more in the following scriptures-

Ephesians 4:1-6
As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

True unity is based on -
  • One body
  • One Spirit
  • One Hope
  • One Lord
  • One Faith
  • One Baptism
  • One God and Father of all

Still, I wondered what Jesus might have to say on the matter.
"Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand" (Matt. 12: 25)
Its true that Jesus lived on the earth in a time full of religious division. Some major sects were-
1. Sadducees - These were religious politicians that compromised with the Greek-thinking world in order to hold onto the power they held over the Temple and the office of the High Priest. They went farther than the Greeks and denied the existence of the spirit after death. Therefore, they did not believe in the resurrection (Acts 4:1-2, 5:17-18, 23:6-8).
2. Pharisees - They made no compromise with the Jewish parties, Greeks, or Romans. They believed in angels and the resurrection. They believed in strict law keeping but they exalted their traditions above the law and wound up violating it. They also thought paying taxes to the Romans was sinful (Acts 23:6-8, 22:3, 26:4-5, Luke 18:10-14).
3. Herodians - They were supported by the dynasty of Herod, and therefore the rule of Rome. They supported Rome and believed in paying taxes. They joined with the Pharisees to oppose Jesus (Matthew 22:15-22, Mark 3:6, 12:13).
4. Essenes - They were not mentioned in Scriptures. They were isolated from society living in small groups in the wilderness. They were thought to have totaled about 4,000 people. They were responsible for the Dead Sea Scrolls which are the oldest manuscripts of the Old Testament that have been found. A copy of Isaiah was dated about 100 BC (the oldest known) along with part or all of each book except for Esther. They had their own strict rules of conduct including purification rites and making oaths to be faithful to their organization. Historians feel that some of the Essenes who were not killed by the Romans, became Christians.
  1. Zealots - They were a sect of the Jews who were Pharisee extremists. They were bitterly antagonistic toward the Romans and were mainly from Galilee.

So what did Jesus do?

He first united Himself with God (Luke 2:46-49, John 4:34, 5:30, 6:38, 14:8-11).
He taught others to do the same (John 14:21, Matthew 19:16-17).
All disciples who did this were united (John 17:11, 20-22, 1 John 5:1-5).

Jesus DID NOT in any way join or condone or advocate any of these groups.
He DID NOT try to join these groups into a super group.
He DID NOT tell people to stay in their religion ,as in Simon's case He obviously thought it was good that Simon should come out of being a Zealot and follow only Him .Luke 6:15, Acts 1:13.

He DID contend for the gospel and attempt to point out error with religion.
Here's a helpful chart of the disputes with the pharisees from the book of Mark:
Jesus Pharisees Outcome
He claims to forgive sin, because he is the “Son of Man” (2:1-12) Jesus can’t forgive because he doesn’t have the authority. Jesus heals the man.
Jesus eats with sinners (2:13-17). Jesus shouldn’t eat with sinners. The kingdom is for sinners, not the self-righteous.
The disciples feast while Jesus is with them (2:18-22). The Pharisees fast. You can’t mix Jesus and his kingdom with Pharisees’ man-made traditions.
The disciples pluck a few heads of grain on the Sabbath (2:23-28). The Pharisees consider this action to be work. Jesus has authority over the Sabbath.  The Sabbath is for man.  Not man for the Sabbath.
Jesus heals a man with a bad hand on the Sabbath (3:1-6) The Pharisees consider this action to be work. The Sabbath is for doing good and saving life.
The disciples don’t wash their hands according to the traditions of elders (7:1-23). The Pharisees wash their hands according to the traditions of the elders. The Pharisees obey the traditions of men but ignore the commands of God.

So while Jesus offered explanation to His deeds He never ceased to do them.

But how should we feel when we run into different beliefs among believers? How do we contend the issues while nullifying the traditions still love the people? With these scriptures in mind-

Romans 12:18
If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.

If your issue is one of little importance to the heart of the gospel , such as food or clothing , days -

Romans 14-15:7

The Weak and the Strong

14 Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters. 2 One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. 3 The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge the one who does, for God has accepted them. 4 Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? To their own master, servants stand or fall. And they will stand, for the Lord is able to make them stand.
5 One person considers one day more sacred than another; another considers every day alike. Each of them should be fully convinced in their own mind. 6 Whoever regards one day as special does so to the Lord. Whoever eats meat does so to the Lord, for they give thanks to God; and whoever abstains does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God. 7 For none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone. 8 If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. 9 For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.
10 You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister[a]? Or why do you treat them with contempt? For we will all stand before God’s judgment seat. 11 It is written:
“‘As surely as I live,’ says the Lord,
‘every knee will bow before me;
    every tongue will acknowledge God.’”[
12 So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God.
13 Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister. 14 I am convinced, being fully persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean in itself. But if anyone regards something as unclean, then for that person it is unclean. 15 If your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy someone for whom Christ died. 16 Therefore do not let what you know is good be spoken of as evil. 17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, 18 because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval.
19 Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. 20 Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. All food is clean, but it is wrong for a person to eat anything that causes someone else to stumble. 21 It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother or sister to fall.
22 So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who does not condemn himself by what he approves. 23 But whoever has doubts is condemned if they eat, because their eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin.[c]
15 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. 2 Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up. 3 For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: “The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me.”[d] 4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.
5 May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, 6 so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
7 Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.

After reading that I do want to point out that Paul refers to those with religious restraints as being WEAK and not STRONG – thus I conclude that since we are to ever strive for perfection and strength there will always come a day when we must outgrow our weaknesses and those who are stronger to bear with them with the goal that they to will someday become stronger as Christ promises to finish all works He starts .

Continuing in Romans we see there are some we should avoid -
Our acceptance of those who teach or our rejection is based on their teaching the truth or failing to bring the doctrine of Christ (2 Jn. 9-11)
Romans 16
17I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them. 18For such people are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds of naive people. 19Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.

In closing we have to place ourselves in the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus is praying to His Father
John 17
1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed:
Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.
6 “I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word. 7 Now they know that everything you have given me comes from you. 8 For I gave them the words you gave me and they accepted them. They knew with certainty that I came from you, and they believed that you sent me. 9 I pray for them. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours. 10 All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them. 11 I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name, the name you gave me, so that they may be one as we are one. 12 While I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by that name you gave me. None has been lost except the one doomed to destruction so that Scripture would be fulfilled.
13 “I am coming to you now, but I say these things while I am still in the world, so that they may have the full measure of my joy within them. 14 I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world. 15 My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. 16 They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. 17 Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. 18 As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world. 19 For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.
20 “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, 21 that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. 22 I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one— 23 I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.
24 “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.
25 “Righteous Father, though the world does not know you, I know you, and they know that you have sent me. 26 I have made you known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them.”

The division we see today is a sign of the end of times, but we should still strive unto perfection, strive for strength and bear the weak with the goal of them becoming strong in Christ. Spread the gospel to all we meet without prejudice of religious or non-religious background.

1 Corinthians 12:12-13
"For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body"

The Holy Spirit is our unifier as He is our translator, He wants unity, He inducts us into this unity!!!
At Babel God confuses the languages, in Christ He gives us the translator to hear Gods voice!!! We can unify because the Spirit reveals the truth to us and makes our heart language the same !!


At this point you must watch the movies "Joseph King of Dreams" and "Prince of Egypt" . I couldn't have said it any better !! :)

We are God’s own family; HE adopted us! 
 We are true Israelite, recognizable by the change in our hearts! 
 We are a chosen people; empowered by Christ’s gift to us; Holy Spirit!
  We are a kingdom of priests; the order of Melchizedek!  God’s holy nation!   His very own possession!
  This is so we can show others through our lifestyles, the goodness of out Holy Father toward us! 

 Jesus called us out of darkness into His wonderful light of unconditional love!  We abstain from the desires of the flesh because they wage war against our very souls.  We live our lives honorably among the unbelieving Gentiles, so that, though they malign you as evildoers, they may see your honorable behavior, then they will believe and give honor to God when He comes to judge the world.  Even Paul affirmed and insisted on this in the Lord that we must no longer live as the Gentiles live in the futility of their minds.  This is what we believe is ruling and reigning with Christ!

  WE are His banner of justice for all!

Do not invite death by the error of your life or bring on destruction by the works of your hands; because God did not make death and He does not delight in the death of the living. This teaches me that all who have Jesus Christ for their foundation go immediately to Him when they leave earth and this is a great honor. But for us who continually seek Him we are being clothed upon with immortality so that we will be as He is upon His return and this is the marvelous mystery, that we can seek honor and glory and immortality NOW! Jesus saves us to the uttermost as we invite His Spirit into our heavenly conversations! The confirmation as to whether we are doing the covenant as pleasing to Holy Spirit, to walk according to the Spirit is to follow the desires of Holy Spirit to live in a way pleasing to Him, is if we can see ourselves in the projects our ancient brothers the Apostles and Prophets taught us about spiritual outcomes! When we are effective in the power of Christ we see in the spiritual realms of all others and also see our own progress in every area of discovery of perfection as we become completely the image of courage in the face of adversity and we become love that encourages and beckons others to live their best life as we an immortal! We begin to become aware of the immensity of the meaning of eternal life. What did Jesus really promised us for becoming His disciples, set apart to hear spiritual communication and declare it to others? When I began to realize following hunches from my heart my whole perception on reality changed. I love to hear God's version of what is happening far greater than any perception the devil tries to fill my thoughts with. I can understand eternal living Jesus wants me to have all His spiritual gifts and blessings to form a just community, who will learn Holy Spirit is guiding us into the whole truth about who our Father is and why it is our best life found in Jesus. We discover the truth about why we are here and what the best choices we can do makes us image Him and transfer who He is to the unity that surrounds us and they mirror Him back to us! Making a perfect culture for for the petri dish that is the exact blueprint of the information found in my DNA; the complete design God originally created just for me!

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