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April 15, 2008
The book of Jude gives us seven examples of what the spiritual conditions on earth will be like before the judgments of God befall planet earth that are outlined in the book of Revelation. This is one of several articles that were inspired by an article Norbert Lieth wrote for the Midnight Call magazine.
The verse in Jude that describes the second spiritual condition on planet Earth that brings down judgment from God is Jude 1:6 "And the angels who did not keep their proper domain, but left their own abode, He has reserved in everlasting chains under darkness for the judgment of the great day." The King James version reads, "And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day."
There is a group of angels who rebelled against God and committed such great sin that they are now bound in chains in darkness until the coming Tribulation at which time they will be released. At that time, Hell will literally come to earth. While we may not completely understand the sin these fallen angels were guilty of, we know from the bible verse mentioned previously at least a part of this great sin was that these angels left their natural habitation or proper domain and went where they were not supposed to be.
What did this lead to? Norbert Lieth believes they are the same beings that are referred in Genesis 6 as the sons of God. "4 There were giants on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came into the daughters of men and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown." What was the result of this union between fallen angels or demons and man? 5 "Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of his heart was only evil continually."
Jesus said in Matt. 24:37 "But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be."
Fallen angels having sexual relations with mankind was a great perversion in the eyes of God and it led to a totally corrupt planet. The question arises: "Is mankind leaving their proper domain or natural habitation today on both a spiritual level and a physical level?" The proper setting for man in a spiritual sense is a relationship with God through his son Jesus Christ. What we see happening in the world today is an abandonment of God to seek after the world of the occult. Numerology, astrology, mediums, psychics, witchcraft, tarot readings, and devil worship is prominent in our world today.
The proper domain of man is to have a relationship with God. Man has left that domain and has united with the evil spirit world just as it was in the days of Noah. What was the result of this union in Noah's day? Sexual perversion. Our governments are trying to force us into accepting these acts as "normal".
What is the natural domain of man as far as sex goes? Genesis 2:24 "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh." Back in the beginning God gave man a woman and they were to become one. That rule still applies today. Sex is to be between one man and one woman and they become one flesh. Today the liberals are trying to say that sex between man and man and woman and woman has God's stamp of approval on it but God, according to the Bible, considers this an abomination. These unnatural unions are the result of mankind becoming unified with the evil spirit world.
We have already determined that in the days of Noah, there was a union between demons and men producing a race of beings called the Nephilim which could very well be creatures who were half man and half demon which may be the basis of the gods of Greek and Norse Mythology.
Keith Harris, author of When Death Comes, believes there are two classes of demons: fallen angels and the offspring of the human/angel union. We know that the flood destroyed all life on earth with the exception of sea life and Noah's family and the animals on the ark.
Mr. Harris wrote in his book, "These beings were part human, part fallen angel. When these offspring physically died, the fallen angel spirit within lived on for spirits cannot die. Hence these beings (demons) became disembodied spirits. These disembodied spirits are ever searching for new bodies to inhabit. They do not die when the bodies of their victims die. This is why so many people are drawn to the occult through psychics, mediums, and a belief in reincarnation." One of the books of the Apocrypha, Enoch 1, supports this theory.
The great sin of the fallen angels was their union with man which caused them to be "chained under darkness" until the Tribulation period at which time they will be released. The demonic activity we see today is their offspring at work.
For example, how can someone have vivid memories of a past life if they have never lived before? Many people who undergo hypnosis invite the spirits of these offspring of Satan's fallen angels and man into their bodies and mind. These spirits bring with them the memories of previous bodies they had possessed so the one being possessed thinks they are reincarnated which is contrary to what the scripture teaches about "It is appointed unto man to die once then judgment." Heb 9:27
When the fallen angels left their estate to have sexual unions with man, this was a great perversion in the eyes of God. Angels were not created to procreate. "For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven" Matt 22:30. The angels were not created to procreate and were never meant to. This also shows that angels can take on different forms because they had to become like men to have sexual unions with women.
Is mankind leaving their "natural habitation" to engage in perverse unions or perverse sexuality? Satanism, occultism, and witchcraft center on the pleasures of the flesh no matter how perverted. Many men and women in prison say it was their addiction to pornography that led them into making some very bad moral choices. You can go online and find a partner for any type of deviant sexual behavior you want. Almost all television programs feature at least one sexual deviant in the show or at least show people sleeping with each other without being married.
Shows and films such as Harry Potter, Medium, Supernatural, Ghost Whisperer, and others make it seem normal to have contact with the spirit world. You can find thousands of websites on how to contact your spirit guide.
Today the union of the physical world with the demonic spirit world is more rampant than ever and will only get worse. Why? Because there are so few Christians warning us. The church itself, not true believers but people who claim to be, has united with the evil spirit world. The people of the church are to be "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:"
The church is to be sober and one of the fruits of the Holy Spirit is self control. What we see in the charismatic and pentecostal movements is people who are "drunk in the spirit". They are speaking in tongues, being "slain in the spirit", howling like wolves, being led around on leashes, dancing in the pews, and having fits of uncontrollable laughter and claim this is from God. How does being sober, vigilant, and under self control fit into this picture? Now I have witnessed tongue speaking and have seen tongues interpreted so some of it can be from God but it is dangerous to assume all of it comes from God. The devil is a great deceiver and can disguise himself as an angel of light.
What I see on so called "Christian broadcasting" is preacher after preacher wanting you to send them "seed" money so God will bless your finances. These preachers have no concern for your eternal destiny. They are wolves in sheep's clothing doing the work of the devil acting only out of selfishness. There is no repentance or turning to Christ for forgiveness of sins in these ministries. The gospel or the Good News that Christ died for your sin so you wouldn't have to is nowhere to be found in their messages.
The people of Israel was an example of apostate Christianity and the fallen angels are an example of mankind uniting with the evil spirit world. These are two of the reasons God brings judgment to planet Earth according to the book of Jude. Those two reasons would seem like they would be enough to incur God's wrath...but there are more examples from this book that draw God's ire.
Copyright 2008 by Gary Goodworth
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