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MYSTERY OF THE AGES
Commandments. Jesus magnified this law by showing
how its principle expands to cover virtually every
possible human infraction. The third chapter of II
Corinthians shows that God's law is to be applied in
principle. It is summed up in one single word, love.
Nevertheless, it is so perfect that, by applying its
principle, it is a complete law. There is only one perfect
lawmaker, and that is God.
Bear in mind the government of God is based on
the LAW of God, which is the way of life of outflowing
LOVE, cooperation, concern for the good of the governed.
And this law of God produces peace, happiness,
cooperation through obedience.
God Is a Family
Now once again to Genesis 1:1: "In the beginning God...."
This originally was written by Moses as God inspired him.
Moses wrote in Hebrew. The Hebrew word translated
"God" is
Elohim-a
noun or name, plural in form, but
normally singular in grammatical usage.
It
is the same sort
of word as
family, church, group-one
family consisting of
two or more members-one church composed of many
members-one group of several persons.
It is referring to precisely the same Persons, making
up or composing the one God, as we found in John
1:1-the Word and God-and each of those TWO
Persons is GoD.
IN OTHER WORDS, GOD IS NOW AFAMILY of Persons,
composed so far of only the TWO-God the Father and
Christ the Son. But IF the Holy Spirit of God dwells in
someone, and he is being led by God's Spirit, then (Rom.
8:14) he is a begotten son of God. But, at the time of
Christ's return to earth in supreme power and glory to
set up the KINGDOM OF GOD, restoring the GOVERNMENT
OF GoD abolished by Lucifer, then all being filled and
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