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Pamphlet 1940 Hebrews kc 6-4

Consider that this (our) generation has witnessed greater miracles
than any generation in the history of mankind!

We also have His Word printed and made available to any and all as never before in the history of mankind.

But STILL our people do err in their hearts (minds) and have NOT known His ways.

And the problem is... time is running out on this final generation
and Yeshua (same in Hebrew as Joshua) will soon lead His people across the river to the promised land.

Hebrews 3:10 Wherefore I was grieved with that generation, and said, They do alway err in their heart; and they have not known my ways.

[11] So I sware in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.)

This is a sad lamentation.

So many of our dear brothers and sisters do not have "ears to hear" nor "eyes to see"
though they have His Word in their possession, readily available to them in their own language.

They do err in their hearts (minds) which means what they believe is FALSE doctrine,
those beliefs made up of those pre-conceived ideas they have been "indoctrinated" with since their youth.

They truly believe that what they do in their traditions is pleasing to our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, but it is written that MANY will come to Him crying Lord, Lord,
we have done all these wonderful things we were told were pleasing to you.

Here is what is written concerning them:

Matthew 7:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
Are you faithful and trustworthy to do those things which He has directed His servants to do?

Do you know from His Word what is pleasing to God?

Many, even the majority, do not.

They do err in their hearts, in what they "perceive" to be Christianity as exampled in the next verse.

[22] Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
These are Christians who are very busy with church and church activities
and Sunday schools and doing wonderful works,
but have not in all their years as Christians ever "considered" Jesus Christ as per Paul's instruction in verse one,
i.e. according to the foreshadowings of old.

They are still Biblically illiterate along with the majority of our people and consequently they do NOT KNOW Him!

[23] And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
They have provoked Him to anger in their ignorance
and their adultery/idolatry and so neither shall they enter into His rest.

You see, iniquity is "lawlessness", that which is contrary to the Word of God.

It is the traditions of men that our people so adamantly (hard headedly)
hold on to that are contrary to the Word of God.

And it is written, those vain traditions make void the Word of God (Mark 7:13).

The Greek word for "err" used in Heb. 3:10 is "plano" which means to roam,
to go astray, deceive, seduce, wander, be out of the way!

The corresponding word "err" in Psalm 95:10 means to vacillate, to waver or reel,
to go astray, as in to stagger and wander.

In conclusion, let us go to the prophet Isaiah once again and see why our people "stagger".

Isaiah 29:9-13 Stay yourselves, and wonder; cry ye out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink.
You know why they waver and stagger, i.e. why they do "err"!

They are drunk on religion.

If they had a sure foundation in His Word, the Rock of our salvation,
they would not stagger nor would they fall to their spiritual death in the final day of temptation.

[10] For the LORD hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered.
Paul documents in Romans 11 that God has allowed the spirit of slumber to befall His children
for they wish to hold fast to their blind traditions
and follow after their blind pastors and ministers who may hold men's degree's
but have not the key of David (Rev. 3:7) to unlock the sealed visions of prophets.

To wit, most do not even know that many of the people of the US and Great Britain and Canada,
etc. comprise the so-called "lost" tribes of the House of Israel.

[11] And the vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one that is learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I cannot; for it is sealed:
It really is truly amazing that the "learned" men who sit in the high places of worship (churches)
and the scholars who teach in colleges and universities have so little understanding of our Father's Word.

They cannot see the simplicity of His truth for as it is written,
no man in heaven or earth can open the seals of the book!

Only Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, can do that,
and in order for Him to do that, you must come to Him.

Rev. 5:3 "And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth,
was able to open the book, neither to look thereon."

[12] And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned.
What a "catch 22" situation this is!

Our brothers and sisters are told that one must be "learned" as in have a ThD
or PhD or a seminary degree of some sort in order to be able read with understanding
the letter their own Father wrote to them.

However, many of those who do have those degrees are all but clueless themselves
regarding His truth and so they continue to perpetuate the idolatrous traditions of men
and substitute praise and worship services in place of teaching His Word chapter by chapter and line by line.

[13] Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
How is it that their hearts (minds) are removed far from Him?

It is really quite simple.

They just do not know His Word.

They have been fed milk all their adult Christian lives according as Paul declares in Heb. 5.

Therefore, all that most of our people know about the fear (reverence, i.e. love) of God
is what they have been taught from the traditions of men, which are pre-conceived, pre-impregnated ideas!

So remember that the generation who wandered in the wilderness
was a type for our admonition which Paul brings to our attention here in his teaching to the Hebrews,
to the dispersed tribes of the House of Israel
"in these last days upon whom the ends of the world (earth age) are come" (1 Cor. 10:11).

Remember too that the final generation now wandering in the wilderness
since the fig tree was planted on May 15, 1948, is growing old.

In other words, it will not be "Today" much longer!

Tomorrow is coming when Joshua (Yeshua) will come
and lead His people into the promised land.

Will you enter into that promise land, into His rest, or will you spiritually die in the wilderness?

By the way, did you know you can enter into His rest right now, today, if you "believe"?

Stay with us in this study of Hebrews and learn all about the "sabbath",
His peaceful rest available to you right now.

In our next study we shall learn what to do and how to avoid "erring" and keep from "going astray"!

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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