2021-06-23 This and that

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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This and that

Listen to the end please.

https://home.frankspeech.com/tv/video/mike-lindell-speaks-health-and-freedom -conference-tampa-florida

The following is from Dr. Ferdon’s lecture at FACE yesterday.

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2021-06-04 Optimism & Pessimism

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Optimism & Pessimism
I would rather be optimistic and wrong than pessimistic and right.

A pessimistic view of the power of the deep state is that not enough people are informed and activated to cause the Supreme Court to accept the evidence of vote fraud next August. Mike Lindell and his “Absolutely 9-0” [ www.frankspeech.com scroll to “Absolutely 9-0”] are going nowhere.

If the situation is not corrected, we may never have honest elections again.

An optimistic view is that there are already150 million viewers of this evidence ready to follow Lindell’s lead when he calls for it.

Will YOU be among Them?

If I am wrong and Lindell fails (I see no other such efforts to block offshore interference) it would be “safer” not to have spoken up.

If I am wrong and Lindell fails, but YOU told others about his evidence, you will be persecuted.

If I am right and Lindell succeeds – Will you be among those who told someone about “Absolute 9-0” and helped save a nation? – or – Will you be among those who did not stand and face-down evil?

To help understand the evidence, this is my understanding:

Each computer connected to the internet has a unique IP address. The IP address shows its location and owner.

Computers “speak” with millions of tiny “on/off” (1/0) switches.

A “bit” is an on/off switch.

A “byte” is a group of 8 bits.

A “packet” is a group of bytes.

Internet messages are coded into bytes, grouped into packets, and sent through the internet.

These packets are what you see in Lindell’s evidence.

Packets show the location, IP, and name of the sender AND the receiver, as well as the message, time/date stamp.

If copied real-time, “packet capture” (PCAP), they cannot be altered.

Last November 3rd & 4th a group of cyber patriots, suspecting fraud, set up to intercept and record PCAPs of offshore vote-flip commands.

These PCAPs are absolute proof that enough votes were flipped from Trump to Biden to flip the results. Trump won 2020 by over ten million votes!

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2021-06-07 Power, love, and a sound mind

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Monday, June 7, 2021

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Power, love, and a sound mind

Never forget, evil forces exist and are dedicated to opposing the righteous. Surly they target righteous groups, but the front line is personal.

Evil will do all it can to dishearten and discourage you. The goal is to deactivate, then destroy you personally.

Holy scripture says, “Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” It is truly that easy! I do it by rebuking him in Jesus’ name and quoting scriptures at him.

If that sounds like “superstition” and strange mumbo-jumbo, you have not learned that the Holy Spirit of the God of the Bible is also real and personal.

The next time you are disheartened and discouraged – try my solution and discover that it works. Then, “Whatsoever is true, whatsoever is honest, whatsoever is just, pure, and lovely, if there be any virtue, if there be any praise, think on these things.”

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2021-06-04 Reality & faith

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Friday, June 4, 2021

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Realiy & faith

Go first to
https://home.frankspeech.com/tv/video/mike-lindell-presents-absolutely-9-0

Skeptics will say, “There is no way enough people will stand with Lindell and force SCOTUS to hear this case.”

That may be “reality”! The swamp and the media will do all they can to make it so!

On the other hand is prayer-based “faith” that our prayers will be heard. If America is to continue as a Constitutional Republic it appears that now is the time for patriots to stand and face down evil.

President trump in joining the MAGA rally on June 12th. Th e SCOTUS case comes in August.

Come September – Will you have done all you could to build awareness?

Or will you rattle your chains and say, “See, I told you so!” S
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2021-05-27 Sayin’ don”t make iit so

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Friday, May 28, 2021

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Just sayin’ don’t make it so!

The leftist media repots that Mike Lindell’s evidence has been debunked. I have had folks tell me they don’t need to see what he has because it has been refuted! I ask how it was refuted. “None of the machines were connected to the internet.” Lindell has terabytes of internet data connected to county level election machines.

Their words are hollow unless they can dispute the evidence. That cannot be done until they have reviewed it!

On the other hand – You have no business defending it until you are convinced it is valid. Have you done your due diligence?

Americans have become passive. We are used to having things done for us. “Passivity” will not get it done this time!

Unless there is a true groundswell of patriots willing to stand and face-down evil in God’s name, evil will win the battle for the soul of America.

Count the cost. How real is your trust in God? When the battle is over, will you be proud, or ashamed of the part you played – – or did not play?

Please review
https://home.frankspeech.com/tv/video/absolute-proof-short-version

I copied this yesterday from www.DonaldJTrump.com

From the desk of –
Donald J. Trump
1:12pm May 27, 2021
“Breaking News! Massive numbers of dead people “voted” in the 2020 Presidential Election, far greater than anyone has known or seen before. Some of these “dead people” even applied for an application to vote. This is just one of the many fraudulent aspects of the 2020 Presidential Election. People are just now beginning to understand!”
Do not be silent. Tell others. “Our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor”, our liberty, and honest elections again, depend on it. These columns are archived since 12/10/09
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2021-05-25 Speaking faith to power

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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Speaking faith to power

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” [2nd Timothy 1:7]

“Power” – Each of us has the power to make (i.e. create) choices. It is God-given!

“Love” – To love is to unselfishly will the very best for the loved one. [John 3:16]

“A sound mind” – The ability to think, reason and learn.

There is clear evidence that computers in China used internet connections with county level computers across America to flip votes from Trump to Biden.
https://home.frankspeech.com/tv/video/absolute-proof-short-version

The enemy appears to have taken administrative authority of every organization out there. That leaves only the individual patriot. That is exactly where the ultimate battle for self-government and liberty belongs!!!!!

Mike Lindell has a plan. We all need to support it. Mike wants everyone to invest the time to understand the 2020 election fraud. The evidence is there. Every patriot needs to be convinced it is true. Then each one needs to tell others. This will create a groundswell of public support for the law suit he is taking to the Supreme Court in August. The groundswell of “We the People” is the power behind this plan.

That requires each one who reads this to take action. Do your own due diligence. Become convinced that, unless something is done, we will never again have an honest election.

When you speak out you may be shunned. You might even lose your job. Liberty comes with a price – and a reward!

“It is never wrong to do what is right because it is right!” [Ben Gilmore]

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2021-05-19 Can equity guarantee outcome

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

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Can equity guarantee outcome?

Author FACE Posted on May 18, 2021Categories Let the rivers clap their hands; let the hills sing for joy together before the Lord, for He comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness and the peoples with equity.
Psalm 98:8-9 ESV
The new buzz word for the progressive left is “equity”. At quick glance, this seems like a good idea-guarantee equity for every person in the United States.
After all, the Declaration of Independence states: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…
However, the word equality has been co-opted with equity, and the “new” meaning of equity is summed up as “everyone achieves the same result regardless of talent, education, experience or hard work”. The enormous power of government is harnessed to erase “gaps” in outcomes of different demographic groups based on sex, race or gender identity. It is used as a tool to gain more power and poison civil discourse in America! The truth is, equity is not about equal outcomes: it is about equal opportunity; freedom of speech; personal responsibility; justice and equality for all in the marketplace or the courtroom disregarding any other characteristic.
It is impossible to guarantee “equity” for every individual and we should NOT try to achieve this goal. The diversity that resides in our nation is meant for good as it generates new ideas, inventions, creativity, innovation and growth for the common blessing.
As Christians our task is to help those less fortunate and share the Good News of Jesus Christ with them. This is the beginning of new life filled with greater opportunity. Then, we can rely on God’s promise: He will judge the world with righteousness and the peoples with equity.
Teach the Children:
1. Personal responsibility is the key to success in life. 2. Equity is about equal opportunity, not equal outcomes. 3. Study history and learn how communism and socialism have stolen the meaning of “equity” in the past and the devastating outcomes that resulted (China, Russia).
[From the Foundation for American Christian Education (FACE)]

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2021-05-15 I believe this is important

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I believe this is important
You decide

05/15/2021
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The entire Database of Maricopa County in Arizona has been DELETED! This is illegal and the Arizona State Senate, who is leading the Forensic Audit, is up in arms. Additionally, seals were broken on the boxes that hold the votes, ballots are missing, and worse. Mark Brnovich, the Attorney General of Arizona, will now be forced to look into this unbelievable Election crime. Many Radical Left Democrats and weak Republicans are very worried about the fact that this has been exposed. The DELETION of an entire Database and critical Election files of Maricopa County is unprecedented. Many other States to follow. The Mainstream Media and Radical Left Democrats want to stay as far away as possible from the Presidential Election Fraud, which should be one of the biggest stories of our time. Fox News is afraid to cover it-there is rarely a mention. Likewise, Newsmax has been virtually silent on this subject because they are intimidated by threats of lawsuits. One America News (OAN), one of the fastest growing networks on television, and the “hottest”, is doing a magnificent job of exposing the massive fraud that took place. The story is only getting bigger and at some point it will be impossible for the weak and/or corrupt media not to cover. Thank you to OAN and other brave American Patriots. It is all happening quickly!

The above is copied and pasted direct from the desk of
www.DonaldJTrump.com/news I encourage you to check it daily. We have been sheep without a shepherd.

“The Mainstream Media and Radical Left Democrats want to stay as far away as possible from the Presidential Election Fraud, which should be one of the biggest stories of our time. … One America News (OAN), one of the fastest growing networks on television, and the “hottest”, is doing a magnificent job of exposing the massive fraud that took place. The story is only getting bigger and at some point it will be impossible for the weak and/or corrupt media not to cover.”

At what “point” will that be? I believe Mike Lindell (the My Pillow guy) is dedicated to reaching that point. The media and their useful idiots have declared, “There is nothing to see here, move along.” They claim the courts have found no credible evidence. I respond, “Until you have shown me your documentation that Lindell’s evidence is false, your claims are baseless!”

To those “useful idiots” who are influenced by barrages of senseless hate and lies, I respond – “Get up off your butt and see for yourself! Listen for yourself, not what others tell you.” www.FrankSpeech.com or www.LindelleTV.com

To every patriot reading this I say, “Stand up for American Liberty. Shout it from the housetops –
www.FrankSpeech.com” The site had way over 100 million hits in the first three days! Write / tell everyone in your circle to check out www.FrankSoeech.com. Lindell is stimulating a worldwide groundswell that I believe God will use to reverse the 2020 election. Investigate for yourself – then start shouting to your friends and contacts. God has not given us a spirit of fear! Our liberty and His testimony are in our hands!

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2021-05-07 Optimism and Pesimism

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Friday, May 7, 2021

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Optimism vs. Pesimism

I would rather be optimistic and wrong, than be pessimistic and right. When the Lord comes to check on me, I want to be found looking forward to the good things He is about.

It is easy to be pessimistic, Our enemies are piling on! If there is a list of those who believe God is in charge and everything He does is for our good, I would be ashamed not to be on it.

We have been dumbed down for several generations. Our kids appear to have little comprehension of the value of liberty.

Those in power have made it almost a felony to speak of election fraud. Lawyers’ law licenses are threatened.

We appear to be short on pledges of, “our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor”.

“Realville” is in sad shape!

I have found several apparently reliable sources for optimistic news. Mike Lindell’s www.FrankSpeech.com supports belief that good things are ahead. www.DonaldJTrump.com is the official (i.e. not phony) word from Trump’s desk. No doubt there are many more sharing truth and hope.

I choose to believe that the truth of Trump’s 2020 election victory will surface and be rectified. To God be the glory!!

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2021-05-04 The foundation of the world

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From / Before the foundation of the world

Apo Katabole Kosmos
WORD STUDY

A HISTORY, A WARNING, A CHALLENGE —

My name is Ben Gilmore. I was born in 1929. I was born again in 1964. In the late ’60’s I was given a paper on this subject written by Howard Elseth, a student of the Greek language. It greatly enhanced and expanded my concepts of the God of the Bible. I am an engineer by training. That is, I “think like an engineer.” I am not a student of Greek. My reference tools (unless otherwise noted) are the KJV Bible and Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance. The paper you hold has been edited and rewritten numerous times to make it easy for anyone to read and understand.

The conclusions of this study differ significantly from the conventional understanding of western theology shared and taught by many. Over the years I have observed many sorts of responses. It is NOT my “calling” to straighten out anyone else’s theology, nor should it be yours! That is the work of the Holy Spirit. One does not have to accept this study in order to receive God’s saving grace.

I offer this word study to the reader who is interested in finding reasonable answers to Biblical dilemmas. It was God who said, “Come, let us reason together.” [Isa 1:18] I challenge such readers to do their own study. “[S]earch…, whether those things [be] so.” [Acts 17:11]

“But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.” [James 3:17]

Bible Greek: Apo or Pro Katabole
Kosmos
Bible English From or Before the Foundation of the World

Scriptures using this phrase:

A– [Mat 13:35] That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.

B– [Mat 25:34] Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

C– [Luke 11:50] That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;

D– [John 17:24] Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

E– [Eph 1:4] According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: [Eph 1:5] Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, [Eph 1:6] To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.

F– [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.

G– [Heb 9:26] For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

H– [1 Pet 1:20] Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you, [1 Pet 1:21] Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

I– [Rev 13:8] And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

J– [Rev 17:8] The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.

Common Understanding of these Scriptures:

With only rare exceptions today, this phrase is taken to mean, “From, or Before the creation of the earth.” (Augustine, Calvin, Luther all appear to have understood it thus.)
The language of every English Bible of which I am aware seems to interpret it thus.

Accepting this interpretation, one may support (Biblically):

A– God has a personality trait of secrecy (vs. openness) in some areas. A– [Mat 13:35] That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.

B– God has prepared a place for saints prior to, or at least at the same time of, earth’s creation.
B– [Mat 25:34] Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

C– Present generations will be held accountable for sins of previous generations (back to Adam).
C– [Luke 11:50] That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;

D– The Father loved the Son before the earth was created.
D– [John 17:24] Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

E– We were chosen (in Christ) before the earth was created. E– [Eph 1:4] According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: [Eph 1:5] Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, [Eph 1:6] To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.

F– Christ’s works were fixed since earth’s creation.
F– [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.

G– Christ must often have suffered as part of the plan of God since earth’s creation.
G– [Heb 9:26] For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

H– Christ was destined for the cross prior to earth’s creation. H– [1 Pet 1:20] Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you, [1 Pet 1:21] Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

I– Somehow Christ was slain when the earth was created.
I– [Rev 13:8] And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

J– The names of the saved were written prior to, or at the time of, earth’s creation.
J– [Rev 17:8] The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.

Problems raised by “common understanding” of these scriptures: I accept the authority and inerrancy of the Bible as God’s Word. Given: The above interpretations, I am left with difficult questions:

A– Secrecy, a somewhat negative trait, seems inconsistent with a Godhead that invites study, reason and openness.

B– What was Christ going to prepare? “I go to prepare a place for you…” [John 14:2]

C– Difficult understanding of God’s justice, if we are held responsible for another’s sins.

D– I have no problem with the members of the Godhead loving each other before the earth was created.

E– This scripture makes God appear to be arbitrary, since I was “chosen” long before my earthly conception, or my first sinful choice, or my choice to repent and submit to Christ’s Lordship.

F– Without “choice” there can be no “virtue.” It appears then, that this scripture removes virtue from Christ’s works.

G– It appears that man’s sin and Christ’s suffering and atonement must have been part of God’s original plan.

H– This scripture appears to draw the same conclusion as G (above).

I– A sequential problem. For an event to exist in fact before it happens requires us to tamper with our concepts of time. I find no scriptural authority to do so. This, in turn, will require modification of all other definitions requiring sequential events (such as emotions). How are we to understand, God being grieved, God making new decisions, God rejoicing? If it is to be left beyond our understanding, why was it written for us?

J– More sequential problems as well as apparent arbitrary selection of those to be saved.

Bertrand Russel, a well known anti-Christian, wrote in “Why I Am Not A Christian”:

“The world, we are told, was created by a God who is both good and omnipotent. Before he created the world, He foresaw all the pain and misery that it would contain; He is therefore responsible for all of it. It is useless to argue that the pain in the world is due to sin… If I were going to begat a child, knowing the child was going to be a homicidal maniac, I should be responsible for his crimes. If God knew in advance the sins of which man would be guilty, He was clearly responsible for all the consequences of those sins when He decided to create man.”

I have heard the answer, “God is above man’s ways and we are not to ‘judge’ God, but only to learn, trust and obey.” An unsaved man has every right to ask why he should trust and obey such an apparently arbitrary and unjust God!

Word Study
Bible English From or Before the Foundation of the World Bible Greek: Apo or Pro Katabole
Kosmos

Let us take our own look into this key phrase, apo / pro katabole kosmos.

* WORLD (KOSMOS) is the same word used in John 3:16, “For God so loved the ‘earth’…?” If we study a bit, we will discover KOSMOS (Strong’s #2889) refers to INHABITANTS not “earth.”

GE (Strong’s #1093) used by the same Bible writers, means “earth.”

So now we have, “FROM / BEFORE the FOUNDATION of the INHABITANTS.” This does not seem to make sense.

* FROM (APO) (Strong’s #575) is ambiguous in both Greek and English: “vector,” from here to there;
“causal,” sick from eating too many green apples.
(See Matthew 18:7 “… Unto the world because of (APO) offenses…”)

* BEFORE (PRO) (Strong’s #4253) is also ambiguous in Greek and English:
“sequential,” that is, A comes before B, etc;
“positional,” I stand before the people in plain view, exposed. (See Matthew 11:10 & Luke 1:76.)

So now we have the possible interpretation, “BECAUSE OF (or IN PLAIN VIEW OF) the FOUNDATION of the INHABITANTS.”

We can see that KATABOLE becomes a key word in interpreting this phrase.

* Chart of New Testament uses:
#2602 #2310 #2311
KATABOLE Themellious Themelioo
“foundation” 10 12 1
“foundations” – 4 –
“founded” – – 2
NOTE: The ONLY time KATABOLE is rendered “foundation” is in our 10 referenced scriptures.
NOTE: KATABOLE is used only once more in the New Testament: “conceive” (Hebrews 11:11) “Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed,…” There is a question regarding the authenticity of the Greek here, since “power to conceive seed” belongs to the male, not Sarah (female).

Since we are basing this study upon Strong’s Concordance, Let us note a significant detail about using Strong’s. The symbol [:-] terminates the definition in Strong’s Greek and Hebrew dictionary. What follows are the renderings of the word, whether correctly translated or not. To take incorrect renderings as part of the definition is circular logic.

From Strong’s we find:

* #2602 KATABOLE (kat-ab-ol-ay’); from #2598; a deposition, i.e. founding; Fig’ conception:- conceive, foundation

* To understand “founding,” a beginning, build-up sort of word; or “founding,” a metal-working, strike-down sort of word, we must look at the referenced “root words” of KATABOLE.

* #2598 kataballo (kat-ab-al’-lo); from #2596 and #906; to throw down:- cast down, descend, fall (down).

* #2596 kata (kat-ah’); a primary particle; (Prep.) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to case [Gen., Dat., or Acc.] with which it is joined:-…

* Kata seems to intensify the word to which it is joined in a downward sense.

* #906 ballo (bal’-lo); a primary verb; to throw (in various applications, more or less violent or intense):- arise, cast (out), x dung, lay, lie, pour (up), send, strike, throw (down), thrust, Comp. #4496. — “#4496 …#906, which denotes a deliberate hurl…”

* From the above, I conclude KATABOLE to mean, “to deliberately throw down, more or less violently (with intensity).”

Acording to Elseth, Aristotle, Philo, and Josephus, all of whom wrote in Greek that was contemporary with Bible Greek, used KATABOLE to mean “the beginning of dissension.”

The LXX or “Septuagint” (Greek translation of the Old Testament from which the apostles quoted at times) uses KATABOLE 27 times: 2 Chron.32:23; Job 12:14; 16:10, 14; Psalms 37:14; 73:18; 106:26, 27; 140:10; Prov. 7:26; 18:8; 25:28; Isaiah 16:9; 26:5; Jer. 19:7; Ez. 6:4; 23:25; 26:4, 9, 12; 29:5; 30:22; 31:12; 32:12; 33:4; 39:3; Dan. 11:12. In every case, it is a pull-down, cast-down, disintegrate sort of word.

An alternate, perhaps more literal rendering of these scriptures.

So now we have: “BECAUSE OF (or IN PLAIN VIEW OF) the DISINTEGRATING INHABITANTS.” This literally revolutionizes the meaning of the referenced scriptures.

A– [Mat 13:35] That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret because of the disintegration (downfall, unrighteousness) of the people.

B– [Mat 25:34] Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you because of the unrighteousness of the people…

C– [Luke 11:50] That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed because of the unrighteousness of the people, may be required of this generation;

D– [John 17:24] Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me in plain view of the disintegration (those choosing unrighteousness) of the people.

E– [Eph 1:4] According as he hath chosen us in him in plain view of those choosing to be unrighteous people, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: [Eph 1:5] Having predestinated us [henceforth] unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, [Eph 1:6] To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.

F– [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 because of the unrighteousness of the people.

G– [Heb 9:26] For then must he often have suffered because of the unrighteousness of the people: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

H– [1 Pet 1:20] Who verily was foreordained in plain view of the unrighteous people, but was manifest in these last times for you, [1 Pet 1:21] Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

I– [Rev 13:8] And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain because of the disintegration of the people.

J– [Rev 17:8] The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life because of the unrighteousness of the people, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.

Though admittedly these translations are revolutionary, they seem much more reasonable in context and much more literal.

Far from being “academic,” these ten scriptures together strike at the base of the “eternal now” concept and free God to live today with the ability to make new decisions while observing our decisions (always lovingly desiring the very best for all men). Further, the literal interpretations free God from any responsibility at all for man’s sin.

(In fact, Scripture seems to indicate God was surprised! “And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?” [Gen 3:11])

These interpretations make easily understood sense to the man on the street who has, up to now, rejected the confusion of a message based upon “eternal now.”

What more blasphemous statement could be conceived than to say that the loving, benevolent, just, eternal, uncreated Creator God is in any way responsible for all the sin and heartache men have chosen to create in this world?

How this fits into a world in need.

The major roadblocks to world revival are:
* Conditional love. (We make agreement a factor in our love. God does not.)
* Distorted message. (We allow faulty logic to introduce confusion. God is logical.)
* Lack of commitment. (We don’t want a world revival that takes us out of our “comfort zone.” God is committed.)

We must first establish a bridge of love that others can trust to remain unchanged before we can afford to discuss our differences. Relationship is more important than agreement.

We must be willing to reexamine every point in our message for scriptural soundness and that MUST be logical. (Here, I think the APO KATABOLE KOSMOS study is vital.)

We must fervently desire to have the heart of the Lord for all the peoples of the world, regardless of the cost. (John 3:16)

Most recent revision – June 30, 2020

Address update – May 13, 2018

Ben & Fran Gilmore – Cofounders
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