The Problem And The Solution.
"For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world." 1 John 2:16
"And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God." Luke 16:15
"The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?" Jeremiah 17:9
In other words, when you lean to your own understanding you deceive your "self" (which loves "lust") into believing that "lust," i.e., pleasure is "good" instead of doing the Father's, i.e., God's will—only God is good—making your "self" God, 'justifying' your hatred toward restraint, i.e., hatred toward the restrainer, which you can not see as being "wicked" ("desperately wicked"), your hate that is, since "lust," i.e., pleasure is standing in the way. You deceive others by claiming they are "good," i.e., God when they do "good works" for you (and others), when in truth they are doing it for their "self," i.e., for their "lust" for pleasure, which includes their "lust" for praise (affirmation) from others and you. "Building relationship with others based upon 'self interest,'" i.e., "lust" ("that which is of the world"—the basis of socialism, communism, humanism, globalism) always leads to hatred toward anyone who gets in the way since "self," i.e., "lust" always leads to "self preservation," i.e., to the removal (negation) of anyone one who gets in the way (of your "self interest," i.e., your "lusts") which to you is 'justified' since you are not only doing it for your "self" but for others, i.e., for "the people," i.e., for those who think like ('justify') you—you in essence perceive your "self" as being the personification of "the people," making "self interest," i.e., "lust" your foundation of Reason (which you have in common with "the people"), 'justifying,' for the sake of "the people," i.e., for your "self," i.e., for your "lusts" the removal of anyone who gets in the way, including the unborn, the elderly, the innocent, the righteous without having a guilty conscience, with impunity, i.e., with "the people's" approval, i.e., with affirmation (in your mind). "Who me?" "Not me." you say, "I'm not like them." (a picture of the Karl Marx in your heart).
"The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful. The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good. He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil." Psalms 36:1-4
The problem is the middleman. The solution is to get rid of the middleman in your life. The middleman, living off your labor, time, and money, will get rid of you if you get between him and your (his) money (money to him being stored up pleasure, i.e., dopamine emancipation, i.e., "lust"—like a drug addict he will do whatever it takes to sustain his habit). God was upset with Israel when they wanted a middleman between Him and them, i.e., a King. The middlemen put Jesus on the cross because he was getting between them and God's (their) money (their "self interests," i.e., their "lusts"). Our government was set up to limit the power of the middlemen in government—government being a "necessary evil"—"evil" due to the heart of man ("Despotism ... predominates in the human heart." George Washington, Farewell Address). In limited government you are the father sending your child to the store to buy your goods, i.e., to re-present you since you can not be there yourself. If your child, instead of holding to your standards, your conditions (your shopping list) spends your money on his and his "friends" "self interests," i.e., "lusts" you do not send him to the store again. Once he has made his "self" a middleman between you and your money, using it for his "self," he no longer re-presents you, making you his slave instead. If he gets ahold of your credit card you are in serious trouble, i.e., going to be deeply in debt. Unlike the prodigal son in the scriptures, who coming to his senses, returned home to do his father's will, this prodigal son, which we have today, having no guilty conscience for his "self interests," i.e., for his "lusts," returns home (with his friends—it is the affirmation, i.e., 'justification' from others, 'justifying' your "self interests," i.e., your "lust" that is most intoxicating, addictive, and possessive of all) and kills the father, taking all that was his father's (the citizens) for his "self" and his "friends." It is not that you can get rid of the middleman in government, it is that once he usurps your rights, i.e., circumvents (bypasses) limited government for his "self interests" ("What can I get out of this person and/or situation for my 'self?"') you no longer have control over your life, i.e., over what is yours—under God (since he, having come between you and God, who gives you your rights, has made himself God instead, making your rights subject to him, i.e., to his "self interests," i.e., to his "lusts"—it is not "lust" until he "covets" that which is not his; "I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet." Romans 7:7). This is where we find our self today as a nation—from the home (with children ruling the home) to the highest offices in the land, with "ministers" i.e., hirelings and wolves in sheep skin leading the way (with Chrinos, i.e., "Christians in name only" turning to them to interpret God's Word instead of reading it themselves—accepting it as is). No one is to come between you and God your Heavenly Father (your creator), your spouse, and your children. No one but the Son of God, Jesus Christ. Anyone who does is a middleman, buying and selling your soul for his own pleasure and gain, i.e., in order (as in "new" world order) to satisfy his "lusts."
"Miserable Christians, whose words and faith still depend on the interpretations of men and who expect clarification from them! This is frivolous and ungodly. The Scriptures are common to all, and are clear enough in respect to what is necessary for salvation and are also obscure enough for inquiring minds ... let us reject the word of man." (Luther's Works: Vol. 32, Career of the Reformer: II, p.217)
"And through covetousness [your "self interests," i.e., your "lusts"] shall they with feigned [plastic, deceptive, i.e., "trust us"] words make merchandise of you." 2 Peter 2:3
"Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD." "Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is." Jeremiah 17:5, 7
"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths." Proverb. 3: 5-6
The only "middle-man" you need in your life is the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who did all that his Father commanded of him, that you might inherit eternal life. Where you spend eternity depends upon it (him). He as a "middle-man" did not have his "self interest" in mind but you instead, willing to die to cover your sins, i.e., to take your sins upon him, imputing his righteousness to you (by faith) that you might inherit eternal life (instead of eternal death, without him that is all you have).
"Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise." "I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me." "For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak. And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak." John 5:19, 30; 12:47-50
"For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother." Matthew 12:50
"Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven." Matthew 7:21
"Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." John 14:6
"Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it. For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works." Matthew 16:24-27
"Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 1 John 2:15
"And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven." Matthew 23:9
"... and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ." 1 John 1:3
"He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son." 1 John 2:22
The only reason you turn to man (a middleman) to knowing right from wrong is you want to "lust" after the carnal pleasures of the 'moment' that the world stimulates instead of do God's will. The middleman in your life is your "self," "lusting" after the carnal pleasures of the 'moment' that the world stimulates, wanting the approval and praises of men, instead of humbling, denying, dying to your "self," doing God's will, praising, obeying, and serving Him instead.
"For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables." 2 Timothy 4:3, 4 Children love "fables." Grow up.
Facilitators of 'change,' i.e., psychologists, i.e., behavioral "scientists," i.e., "group psychotherapists," i.e., Marxists (Transformational Marxists)—all being the same in method or formula—are using the dialoguing of opinions to a consensus (affirmation) process, i.e., dialectic 'reasoning' ('reasoning' from/through the students "feelings" of the 'moment,' i.e., from/through their "lust" for pleasure and their hate of restraint, in the "light" of their desire for group approval, i.e., affirmation and fear of group rejection) in the "group grade," "safe zone/space/place," "Don't be negative, be positive," soviet style, brainwashing (washing the father's/Father's authority from the children's thoughts and actions, i.e., "theory and practice," negating their having a guilty conscience, which the father's/father's authority engenders, for doing wrong, disobeying, sinning in the process—called "the negation of negation" since the father's/Father's authority and the guilty conscience, being negative to the child's carnal nature, is negated in dialogue—in dialogue, opinion, and the consensus process there is no father's/Father's authority), inductive 'reasoning' ('reasoning' from/through the students "feelings," i.e., their natural inclination to "lust" after the carnal pleasures of the 'moment'—dopamine emancipation—which the world stimulates, i.e., their "self interest," i.e., their "sense experience," selecting "appropriate information"—excluding, ignoring, or resisting, i.e., rejecting any "inappropriate" information, i.e., established command, rule, fact, or truth that gets in the way of their desired outcome, i.e., pleasure—in determining right from wrong behavior), "Bloom's Taxonomy," "affective domain," French Revolution (Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité) classroom "environment" in order (as in "new" world order) to 'liberate' children from parental authority, i.e., from the father's/Father's authority system (the Patriarchal Paradigm)—seducing, deceiving, and manipulating them as chickens, rats, and dogs, i.e., treating them as natural resource ("human resource") in order to convert them into 'liberals,' socialists, globalists, so they, 'justifying' their "self" before one another, can do wrong, disobey, sin, i.e., "lust" with impunity.
"Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken." Jeremiah 6:16, 17
Home schooling material, co-ops, conferences, etc., are joining in the same praxis, fulfilling Immanuel Kant's as well as Georg Hegel's, Karl Marx's, and Sigmund Freud's agenda of using the pattern or method of Genesis 3:1-6, i.e., "self" 'justification,' i.e., dialectic (dialogue) 'reasoning," i.e., 'reasoning' from/through your "feelings," i.e., your carnal desires of the 'moment' which are being stimulated by the world (including your desire for approval from others, with them affirming your carnal nature) in order to negate Hebrews 12:5-11, i.e., the father's/Father's authority, i.e., having to humble, deny, die to, control, discipline your "self" in order to do the father's/Father's will, negating Romans 7:14-25, i.e., your having a guilty conscience when you do wrong, disobey, sin, thereby negating your having to repent before the father/Father for your doing wrong, disobedience, sins—which is the real agenda.
"And for this cause [because men, as "children of disobedience," 'justify' their "self," i.e., 'justify' their love of "self" and the world, i.e., their love of the carnal pleasures of the 'moment' (dopamine emancipation) which the world stimulates over and therefore against the Father's authority] God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie [that pleasure is the standard for "good" instead of doing the Father's will]: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth [in the Father and in His Son, Jesus Christ], but had pleasure in unrighteousness [in their "self" and the pleasures of the 'moment,' which the world stimulates]." 2 Thessalonians 2:11, 12
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