Deuteronomy – Deu 1:34-35 There Shall Not One of These Men…See That Good Land

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Deu 1:34-35 There Shall Not One of These Men...See That Good Land

Deu 1:34 And the LORD heard the voice of your words, and was wroth, and sware, saying,
Deu 1:35 Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that good land, which I sware to give unto your fathers,

Last week we went over how God acts as a Father to His people. He acts as a Father to us, the elect, whose eyes are being opened now at this time, for the purpose of showing the rest of mankind, by a rod of iron in their millenium; And that the people who did not enter the rest are representive of our flesh.

Rev 12:5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.
Rev 20:1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.
Rev 20:2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
Rev 20:3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.

They continue on then unto salvation in the lake of fire.

Rev 20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

The lake of fire is for the purpose of making us, cleansing us, molding us into the image of our Father. And that process is done by the words of fire that are in the elects' mouths.

Jer 5:12 They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:
Jer 5:13 And the prophets shall become wind, and the word is not in them: thus shall it be done unto them.
Jer 5:14 Wherefore thus saith the LORD God of hosts, Because ye speak this word, behold, I will make my words in thy mouth FIRE, and this people wood, and it shall devour them.

Isa 33:12 And the people shall be as the burnings of lime: as thorns cut up shall they be burned in the fire.

Isa 66:15 For, behold, the LORD will come with fire, and with his chariots like a whirlwind, to render his anger with fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire.
Isa 66:16 For by fire and by his sword will the LORD plead with all flesh: and the slain of the LORD shall be many.
Isa 66:17 They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the LORD.
Isa 66:18 For I know their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.

All of this is spelled out in the following verses in Numbers;

Num 31:21 And Eleazar the priest said unto the men of war which went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD commanded Moses;
Num 31:22 Only the gold, and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead,
Num 31:23 Every thing that may abide the fire, ye shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean: nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of separation: and all that abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water.
Num 31:24 And ye shall wash your clothes on the seventh day, and ye shall be clean, and afterward ye shall come into the camp.

The new testament witness to that is;

1Co 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
1Co 3:13 Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.
1Co 3:14 If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
1Co 3:15 If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

When the Israelites murmured against The LORD and did not believe His promise of defeating the giants in the land that He Himself created, they showed what they were made of. When we do not believe the words of The LORD about the giants in our land that He has created, it also shows who we are inside. And as with the Israelites, not one of us shall enter the promised land. Our flesh must be consumed by the wilderness, our lake of fire. However, it is not as though we were going to get it in the first place, because flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God.

1Co 15:50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.

The kingdom of God is the spiritual way of saying the promised land.

Heb 3:11 So I sware in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.
Heb 3:12 Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
Heb 3:14 For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end;
Heb 3:18 And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that believed not?
Heb 3:19 So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.
Heb 4:2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
Heb 4:3 For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.

Now that we know that the kingdom of God is the promised land, we should understand that our flesh will not inherit it and that our flesh must die in the lake of fire. Our flesh represents the unbelieving Israelites, for there is not one of us for whom it has not taken years to be dragged to where we are today. It has been a long journey, a long hard way, for the purpose of destroying our confidence in the flesh and exposing who we are, uncircumcised Philistines in the spirit with a carnal mind. The kingdom of God is within us where the giants also live, where we must fight the fight of faith until we draw our last physical breath and Goliath is finally killed, the carnal mind, which is enmity towards God (Rom 8:7).

Deu 1:35 Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that good land, which I sware to give unto your fathers,

Mat 12:34 O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
Mat 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.

Luk 11:29 And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.

But we have a type and figure of the new man in Caleb and Joshua, the two witnesses.

Deu 1:36 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he hath trodden upon, and to his children, because he hath wholly followed the LORD.
Deu 1:37 Also the LORD was angry with me for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt not go in thither.
Deu 1:38 But Joshua the son of Nun, which standeth before thee, he shall go in thither: encourage him: for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.

Rev 11:3 And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.

Both Joshua and Caleb witnessed to what they saw and what they thought of God's word. They witnessed to the power of God and not their own power. This is why the witnesses in Revelation are clothed in sackcloth, their works are as filthy rags.

Num 14:6 And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of them that searched the land, rent their clothes:
Num 14:7 And they spake unto all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to search it, is an exceeding good land.
Num 14:8 If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.
Num 14:9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.

The giants in our land that are put there by God, and are there for our growth. It is by these giants we will learn to trust in the word of God. All problems that are in our life are put there by God Himself, for our learning and admonition. We should not fear what we did not create. How can we be afraid of what The LORD created for our good? Even our sin is there for our good and learning, for ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD, to them that LOVE GOD. "Them that love God" is not speaking of people who just are more religious than others, who attend more studies than others, to them that no longer sin in outward manifestations, but it is speaking to those who walk in the spirit and not according to the fleshly religious man of sin. The kingdom is to those who KNOW, like Caleb and Joshua, that the giants are our bread for our growth.

Rom 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

Rom 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

About two years ago I was talking to my physical mom about my little sister whom God had addicted to drugs for years. She is now clean and goes to a church service regularly. The LORD stop enslaving her physically to drugs for about 7 or 8 years now. I was talking to my mom about the sovereignty of God on this day, and she made a statement that rings true about the way we see God and sin in our lives. She told me not to tell my sister the things I was telling my mom, because my sister was weak and these teachings may draw her away, back to using drugs.

She thinks, as we all do while in religion, that God just helps us with stuff, He gives us the strength, but it's up to us to use it or refuse it. Mom though that at any time my sister, of her own accord, could just start using drugs again of her own freewill. This is the story of the Israelites, this is our story, this is why we are told that all is ours. We believe these lies from birth and go on to live out our days in complete and utter darkness, according to God's plan for our lives;

1Co 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.
1Co 3:20 And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
1Co 3:21 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours;
1Co 3:22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;
1Co 3:23 And ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's.

Our 'little ones' in the next verse are the doctrines we have heard, but have yet to grow into, about the complete Sovereignty of God. These little ones are the child-like faith that must grow into faith by the trials of forty years in the wilderness. Our lives in the flesh, but growing in the spiritual man, are a type and figure of the forty years in the wilderness. We must go through the wilderness, the lake of fire, first, before we can enter the promised land which is the kingdom of God.

Deu 1:39 Moreover your little ones, WHICH YE SAID should be a prey, and your children, which in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.

Our new man will possess the kingdom of God. Our new man will conquer the giants in the land, because our new man is growing up in the wilderness, being purified by fire to conquer these uncircumcised Philistine doctrines with which we grew up. We need not fear anything or anyone, for they are for our sakes, and for our sakes were they created.

Deu 1:40 But as for you, turn you, and take your journey into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea.

But as for you, old man, turn you and take your journey into the wilderness where you will die by the way of the red sea. We know that the sea represents mankind (Rev 17:1, 15 "many waters"), and the red emphasizes the color of Adam/mankind, - Strong's Concordance number H120, from H119. He sends the old man into the world of humanity to be exercised in, to be used, to teach the new man. It is by the death of the old man the new man is being created - CHASTENED into the image of His Father. This story will be the story of all mankind in the second resurrection, when they will be consumed in the fiery words of God, in the mouth of the elect - this is the second death. And after their death they will be resurrected into life.

Rev 20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

The old man must die in the wilderness, which is our lake of fire. Everything in me that does not believe God will overcome the giants in my land, my sin, must be put to death. Everything in me that does not believe that God created those very giants, must be put to death in the lake of fire. And what takes place in the lake of fire is you are overcome more and more every day by the law until your inner sin is exposed, and sin has its last hooraw in death.

Heb 2:14 Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
Heb 2:15 And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

Rev 20:3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.

This little season is the time when our flesh fights with all it has against death. No one wants to die, no one wants to stop living; God has put the world in our heart to want to live (Ecc 3:11). I witnessed the last months, weeks, days and minutes of my own Dad's physical life, and some of his last words were "there was so much more I wanted to see and do." Those were the words of the flesh's last hoorah. The beast was unchained, and Dad voiced what he thought about life, that life was over and there was nothing left. This is the last lie which must be defeated in the second resurrection;

1Co 15:54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
1Co 15:55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
1Co 15:56 The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.
1Co 15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

And after death has been defeated:

1Co 15:49 And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.

Life begins with death, it does not end. The life of the Israelite children started with the death of their unbelieving parents.

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