Deuteronomy – Deu 24:1-4 Thou Shalt not Cause the Land to Sin

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Deu 24:1-4 Thou Shalt not Cause the Land to Sin

[Study Aired May 28, 2021]

Deu 24:1  When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
Deu 24:2  And when she is departed out of his house, she may go and be another man’s wife.
Deu 24:3  And if the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, which took her to be his wife;
Deu 24:4  Her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that she is defiled; for that is abomination before the LORD: and thou shalt not cause the land to sin, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.

What we have just read is a law of God to the flesh. It is a good law which taught the nation of Israel not to be loose about who they married. This law says that if you married the wife who had been put away, you were taking in a defilement and committing an abomination because she had been with another man.

When I was a child growing up I remembered how my parents would whisper about someone getting a divorce and if someone married a divorcee. It was a shame to be divorced or get a divorce, and it was even more a shame back then to marry someone who had been divorced. My parents were not Sunday church goers, yet somewhere they were taught these things were taboo. Obviously, it came from these verses. Yet today, in our society, these verses never even come to mind, and divorce and remarriage are commonplace in society, but so is murder, theft, and all other kinds of crime. Why do these things go together? Because breaking this law causes the land to sin, and the land will spew us out.

Lev 18:24  Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:
Lev 18:25  And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants.
Lev 18:26  Ye shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of these abominations; neither any of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourneth among you:
Lev 18:27  (For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;)
Lev 18:28  That the land spue not you out also, when ye defile it, as it spued out the nations that were before you.
Lev 18:29  For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.
Lev 18:30  Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance, that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am the LORD your God.

You can walk into any book store and find all kinds of books about why crime is so high. Every week in the local newspaper we read about murder, rape, businesses being broke into, and all kinds of other crimes. Homosexuals run governments, are in offices all across the world, and the schools teach our children that they can be whatever gender they decide.

I planted my garden with corn seed the other day, that corn seed WILL produce corn, not apples! A boy is a boy, and a girl is a girl. If they are feeling anything other than that, then the LORD is causing the land to spue us out of it because of our abominations in worshiping any other God than the One and only God.

Brother against brother, murder, stealing, forgery, etc. are all results of us not worshiping our God and spiritually whoring around with other gods – ourselves. We make gods of evil imaginations because our hearts, the core of what we are, is not content with God the Father and His Son. The flesh rejects the truth that God is all in all, and the flesh would rather worship itself in what scripture calls an abomination. The abomination is what causes the desolation, the spewing out of us, out of the land through manifestations of the flesh, in crimes. The core of all problems in society is this one thing and this one thing only. We need not go to psychiatrist, sociologist, or any other type of guru to find the root cause to the state of the world. We just read it. We are committing the abominations that cause the desolation of our society. Those abominations are the worshiping of anything, anyone besides the One and only God.

We are all guilty, we are all culpable, and we all are receiving in ourselves the fruits of these crimes. We don’t have to look outward to point the finger. We can just look behind us, look within ourselves and see the reason for our own problems. We all, from the greatest to the least, from rich to poor, from slave to free, worship other gods besides God Himself. Every one of us here today are idolaters in heart. However, we are being changed. We are being recreated to see the truth, and we are coming out of darkness because God is saying:

Gen 1:3 “…Let there be light: and there was light.”

We are all born without the ability to form truth, we are void of truth, we are in darkness.

Gen 1:2 “…And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.”

Unless God Himself moves upon us and opens our heavens to truth, to show us Who He is, was and will be, we will stay in darkness. God’s words are truth, and what He speaks IS SPIRIT (Joh 6:63), so when He opens our heavens to know the truth, it is light to us.

Gen 1:2-3 “…And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.”

We can read books on philosophy, psychiatry or whatever, but this is still being void of truth. It will never bring about a form of truth, because it is in darkness. It bases its thesis on man and not on God. Its starting point is man, not God, and this is why it takes an act outside ourselves before we can see light. Then, even that act does not come upon who we are, and in the state we are, but upon a new man; a new creation that can understand truth from a lie and light from darkness. When we are moved upon, the moving causes the growth of a new creation, not the reforming of the old. We are not reformed from the old creation but made into a new creation. The spirit moving, the light being shown is done, and a new creation is formed as when a child is conceived. It is not coming from something old but is a new creation, something we have never known.

This is the error of religion, all religion. It cannot make you or me better. It will only make us worse through darkness saying we are light. Religion can make us stop doing outward manifestations of sins of the flesh but it cannot change my heart, it cannot recreate. It makes the outside of the cup look good and thereby makes us twofold more a child of hell.

Mat 23:15  Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell[Gehenna/Lake of Fire] than yourselves.

This is not speaking of someone else. This is speaking to us – you and me. I am the scribe and Pharisee that is making myself (in aorist tense-G5658) twofold more a child of Gehenna fire. Why? Because by my doctrine of darkness, it has not only testified about my flesh, but now has added to those deeds the worst abomination, the teaching that I made myself what I was and am now making myself anew.

When we get religion, we are going back to the wife that was put away because of her adultery. We are going back to the flesh thinking we make light from darkness, and it would have been better for us to remain in darkness altogether than try and proclaim we are light when we are even darker now. If we are not given light and recreated, our religion will only make the witness against us stronger; that if we had been in the days of old, we would have done things differently.

Mat 23:27  Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness.
Mat 23:28  Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
Mat 23:29  Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous,
Mat 23:30  And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
Mat 23:31  Wherefore ye be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the children of them which killed the prophets.
Mat 23:32  Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
Mat 23:33  Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation [G2920: krisis, judgment] of hell?

I highlighted the word “hell” because it is important to know that it is “Gehenna-G1067” not “Hades-G86” in both Matthew 23:15 and 30. Why? Because Christ is telling us that unless we are seeing truth as truth, that we are not garnishing up the new man from the old man, but God Himself is creating a whole new man. If we are not given this truth, we will be caught in religion, making a new man from an old man, dressing up a pig, and in doing so we are twofold more bound for the lake of fire. It is a stark warning against the teachings of religion. It is the teachings of the putting away of the wife called Babylon.

Rev 18:4  And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

Religion is the nail in the coffin that seals the fate of all who are left there by God. They are sacrificed for us so we can see what we have been saved from. We did twice as evil thinking religion could save us. We are like Judah of old, who saw the backsliding of Israel and instead of repenting, did worse, and made themselves more idols through religion.

Jer 3:6  The LORD spoke to me during the time King Josiah was ruling the nation of Judah. He said, “Jeremiah, you saw the bad things Israel did! You saw how she was unfaithful to me. She was unfaithful to me with every idol on every hill and under every green tree.
Jer 3:7  I said to myself, ‘Israel will come back to me after she has finished doing these evil things.’ But she did not come back to me. And Israel’s unfaithful sister, Judah, saw what she did.
Jer 3:8  Israel was unfaithful, and she knew why I sent her away. Israel knew that I divorced her because she committed the sin of adultery. But that did not make her unfaithful sister afraid. Judah was not afraid. She also went out and acted like a prostitute.
Jer 3:9  Judah did not care that she was acting like a prostitute. So she made her country ‘dirty.’ She committed the sin of adultery by worshiping idols made out of stone and wood.
Jer 3:10  Israel’s unfaithful sister did not come back to me with her whole heart. She only pretended that she came back to me.” This message is from the LORD. (ERV)

What we are being told is that we are without truth, without light, without any form of godliness from birth, and left in that state, we are destined for the lake of fire for purification. When we are told what we are by the law of the flesh or by our conscience, instead of seeing we are without form, void of truth, unable to recreate ourselves, we make it worse by trying to make ourselves right before God, when it is impossible. We become Judah trying to make things right for the sins of Israel, the flesh. Not knowing what Israel (in me) was, was not of my own will, but of the will of Him Who created me that way.

Jer 13:23  Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.

We make gods from our own hands; hands stained with the blood of Christ. This religious pomp and show does nothing but witness against us and make us twofold more a child of Gehenna if left in that state. In Leviticus 18 we read that the land spewed the original inhabitants of the land of Canaan out because of their abominations. This is, again, speaking of our flesh.

Lev 18:26  Ye shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of these abominations; neither any of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourneth among you:
Lev 18:27  (For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;)
Lev 18:28  That the land spue not you out also, when ye defile it, as it spued out the nations that were before you.

Those people and that land is our old man. The sins of our land spewed us out, and we were brought to a place where we wanted relief from the pain. That relief came in the form of a wife that had been divorced from her husband – Babylon. We thought we were making ourselves better, but in fact we were only putting the nail in the coffin. We were making ourselves twofold more a child deserving of purification in the lake of fire than if we had just died in our sins. You notice it says “a child” of Gehenna, because it is in Gehenna where that person will come to the knowledge of truth. It is in Gehenna that man will be shown what he was and why he was created in the state he was. All will be shown it was not their own doing, but the doing of God Himself, WHO CREATED THE BEGINNING OF THAT EARTH, WITHOUT FORM, VOID OF TRUTH, AND IN DARKNESS.

Gen 1:1  In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Gen 1:2  And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

Who created your earth without form and void, with darkness upon the face of your deep? Did you? No, God created us what we are, and that creation is without form, void of truth and in darkness, and He is doing it, did do it and will continue to do it, because it is all in the Qal stem.

Gen 1:1  In the beginning God created [H8804-Qal – is, was, and will be action] the heaven and the earth.
Gen 1:2  And the earth was [H8804-Qal, again is, was and will be] without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved [H8764-Piel – intentional is, was and will be action] upon the face of the waters.

He is continually creating His creation in darkness, without form, void of truth, and He is intentionally doing it, which is what the “Piel” stem means.

Why is God intentionally moving upon us in the flesh and continually making us without form of truth, void of truth, in darkness? This is the creation process He has chosen to bring first His people to the truth in this age and then the whole world to the truth in the purification process of the lake of fire, that’s why. In the end, no one could ever say they made themselves evil or made themselves good. They were what the Creator had made them for His own glory. From that first clay lump He destroys it and remakes it into the image He has chosen.

Jer 18:1  The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,
Jer 18:2  Arise, and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.
Jer 18:3  Then I went down to the potter’s house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels.
Jer 18:4  And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.
Jer 18:5  Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
Jer 18:6  O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter’s hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel.

Do we argue with our Creator and say, “Why have you made me this way?”

Rom 9:20  Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?
Rom 9:21  Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and  another unto dishonour? [Two separate vessels, one to dishonor, without form, void and in darkness, and another one that’s been recreated to hear, “Let there be light and God saw that the light was good and so He divided that light from the dark light.”]
Rom 9:22  What if God, willing to shew his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction:
Rom 9:23  And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory,

He has created us first in darkness and has suffered us to stay in darkness so that when He recreates us in the light we know the difference. That difference is that God is the Creator, not me. He made me evil and now He is making me good. I am as the leopard in the beginning. I cannot change my skin to not have spots. I’m spotted with sin all over my creation, but when the time has come, whether in this age or the age of the lake of fire, He will say, “let there light” and that light will start the new creation process to bring that individual to the truth of Who God is, was and will be.

When the law testifies against us in the flesh, it is God’s writing of divorcement. We then take that same law and try to remake ourselves into something acceptable by God, and in type and figure, we are trying to remarry our divorced husband. We are in fact saying, “What you divorced me for, I have stopped doing and am a better person.” This second state is worse than the first because not only are we confessing that we created our own sin, but now we are confessing that we have made ourselves better. We are in the eyes of God worshiping an idol, ourselves, the ABOMINATION, that has brought, and is the cause of the DESOLATIONS, the spewing out of us from the land.

Mat 24:14  And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
Mat 24:15  When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand)

The truth must be witnessed across every aspect and corner of our lives, our world, then the end of that world will come. and a new creation will appear. We must die before we are recreated in resurrection.

Rom 6:5  For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
Rom 6:6  Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

To serve sin is to react to its demands that we better ourselves by religion. To serve sin is to try to dress up a pig and put it off as a lamb. A pig is a pig, a leopard is a leopard. So it is for us, our old man must die, and our new man is then born. When he is born, he is born a man, not a helpless child, he is born a “uihos” a full adult, not a “nepios” an infant.

We are created the man child, a full grown image of Christ, like Adam was created.

Gen 1:26  And saying is the Elohim, “Make will We humanity in Our image, and according to Our likeness, and sway shall they over the fish of the sea, and over the flyer of the heavens, and over the beast, and over all land life, and over every moving animal moving on the land.
Gen 1:27  And creating is the Elohim humanity in His image. In the image of the Elohim He creates it. Male and female He creates them.
Gen 1:28  And blessing them is the Elohim. And saying to them is the Elohim, “Be fruitful and increase and fill the earth, and subdue it. And sway over the fish of the sea, and over the flyer of the heavens, and over the beast, and over all the earth, and over all life moving on the land. (CLV)

Adam was not created as an infant baby and grew up. He was created a man and grew in knowledge, not in physical stature. So, too, it is with us. We are born (spiritually) as the MAN child and grow into truth by the purpose of our Creator. Our first creation in the natural is for the new creation to feed off, to learn from.

Mat 24:28  For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.

The wife that is put away is religion which teaches us that we are not a whole new creation but a cleaned up creation. By a so-called ten-second sinner’s prayer we begin changing our ways and clean up something that is uncleanable, unchangeable, for it is flesh, and flesh CANNOT enter the kingdom of God (1Co 15:50).

Religion teaches me that what I do in the flesh I do by my own creation; my sin is mine and mine alone. It is a creation of my own hands, as if I am able to create darkness. The truth teaches me that I am what I am because my Creator made me what I am, was and what I will be. You will NEVER in a billion brick and motor buildings of any religion be taught this truth…

I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me: That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none beside me. I am the LORD, and there is none else. I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things. Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the LORD have created it“. (Isa 45:5-8)

The LORD IS THE LORD. God IS GOD, and there is no God besides Him. You and I are not gods creating our fleshly lives separately and independently from the true God. When light comes upon us and God Himself says “let there be light”, it is so we may know that “from the rising of the Sun”, which is the light of Christ shining on us in the west, where there is darkness. He creates peace if there is peace, which is knowing Christ, and He creates evil, not knowing Christ. Let our fleshly heavens DROP DOWN from the exalted place they are, and let righteousness pour down upon us, for it is all our Creator. He has created it all. The last set of verses are speaking of the state we are in when the truth comes upon us. They are not verses speaking of Satan in some glorified state, when according to religion, he was created perfect and then corrupted himself and was kicked out of a rock in space called heaven. No, these verses are speaking of us when the truth comes from the rising of the Sun to expose the darkness in our west. It is us, who think we are so full of knowledge and so full of truth, when in fact we are sitting in darkness all along. It is a darkness that the Babylonian King has taught us, which is the son of perdition, who sits upon the throne of our hearts.

Isa 14:11  Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.
Isa 14:12  How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
Isa 14:13  For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
Isa 14:14  I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
Isa 14:15  Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.

2Th 2:3  Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
2Th 2:4  Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

Lucifer and the man of sin within us are one and the same, they are the abomination that has brought the desolating judgments of God.

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