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Worship The Creator

  1. 2. 6 . WORSHIP THE CREATOR The Three Angels' Messages
  2. 3. WHO IS THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE? <ul><li>REVELATION 14:6, 7 </li></ul><ul><li>And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, Saying with a loud voice, Fear God , and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him [GOD ] that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters. </li></ul>
  3. 4. WHO IS GOD? <ul><li>GENESIS 1:1 </li></ul><ul><li>In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth . </li></ul><ul><li>JOHN 1:1-3, 14 </li></ul><ul><li>In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God . The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. And the Word was made flesh , and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. </li></ul>
  4. 5. CONDITION: PRIOR TO CREATION <ul><li>GENESIS 1:2 </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>First day: Jesus creates light [vs.3]. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Second day: Jesus creates firmament and atmosphere [breathing oxygen]. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Third day: Jesus creates dry land, fruits, and trees. </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth day: Jesus creates the sun, moon, and stars. </li></ul><ul><li>Fifth day: Jesus creates waters, fish, air, and birds. </li></ul><ul><li>Six day: Jesus creates earth [land], animals, and Adam and Eve. </li></ul>
  5. 6. RECAP: HIGHLIGHTS OF CREATION WEEK <ul><li>Earth: Jesus… forms it! </li></ul><ul><li>Earth: Jesus… fills it! </li></ul><ul><li>Were Adam and Eve witnesses of God’s creation? </li></ul><ul><li>Parents: Child </li></ul><ul><li>Creation work was finished twice…? </li></ul>
  6. 7. AN ARTIST: MASTERPIECE <ul><li>GENESIS 2:1, 2; GENESIS 1:31 […Evening and morning were the six day.] </li></ul><ul><li>Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made ; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. </li></ul><ul><li>Mark of authenticity </li></ul><ul><li>Signature [Jesus]=[Creator] </li></ul><ul><li>Date [Seventh day] </li></ul><ul><li>Heaven and earth, and everything else… </li></ul>
  7. 8. THE CREATOR OF CREATION: WHO? <ul><li>GENESIS 2:2, 3 </li></ul><ul><li>And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made ; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. </li></ul><ul><li>ISAIAH 40:28 </li></ul><ul><li>Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, [that] the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary ? [there is] no searching of his understanding. </li></ul>
  8. 9. S ABBA TH: TWO DIMENSION…? <ul><li>PSALMS 33:6, 9 </li></ul><ul><li>By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. For he spake , and it was [done]; he commanded , and it stood fast. </li></ul><ul><li>First six days: Things </li></ul><ul><li>But the seventh day: “ TIME ” </li></ul><ul><li>S abba th: Two dimensions: </li></ul><ul><li>Physical rest </li></ul><ul><li>Spiritual rest </li></ul>
  9. 10. WORSHIP THE CREATOR <ul><li>Things of God </li></ul><ul><li>God of all things </li></ul><ul><li>GENESIS 2:3 </li></ul><ul><li>And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. </li></ul><ul><li>EXODUS 20:8, 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy . </li></ul><ul><li>For [in] six days the LORD [ Creator ] made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them [is], and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day, and hallowed [sanctified] it. </li></ul>
  10. 11. QUESTIONS THAT NEED ANSWERS <ul><li>Does EXODUS 20:8, 11…have any relation with the first angel’s message? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the first angel’s message call people to observe God’s S abba th? </li></ul><ul><li>Is this the S abba th of Creation? </li></ul>
  11. 12. ASTRONOMICAL EXPLANATION: EXCEPT ONE! <ul><li>One day=24 hours: Earth…complete turn on its axis </li></ul><ul><li>One month=30 days: Period…between one new moon and another </li></ul><ul><li>One year=365 1/4 days: Length of time earth…orbit the sun </li></ul><ul><li>What about an explanation for the Seventh day [week cycle ], why? </li></ul>
  12. 13. THE WEEKLY CYCLE: BINDING <ul><li>S abba th: Creator </li></ul><ul><li>Sh abba t: Stop or Cease </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus did at creation what he did at redemption </li></ul><ul><li>JOHN 19:30 </li></ul><ul><li>When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished : and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus did at redemption what he did at creation </li></ul><ul><li>LUKE 23:56 </li></ul><ul><li>And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the Sabbath day according to the commandment . </li></ul>
  13. 14. SO THEN, WHAT IS THE CREATOR’S SIGNATURE? <ul><li>The S abba th…[REVELATION 14:6, 7 ] WORSHIP THE CREATOR </li></ul><ul><li>Does the first angel’s message call people to keep the creation S abba th? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know that the seven last plagues will reverse the state of this planet prior to creation? </li></ul><ul><li>READ REVELATION 16:1-21 </li></ul>
  14. 15. EVEN JEREMIAH PROPHESIED IT! <ul><li>Destroy vegetation </li></ul><ul><li>Darkness covers the earth </li></ul><ul><li>Sea and heavenly creatures dies. Heavenly bodies will be moved out of their places. </li></ul><ul><li>Land animals dies </li></ul><ul><li>The wicked dies/perishes [REVELATION 19:21] at the end of the seventh plague </li></ul><ul><li>JEREMIAH 4:23, 24 </li></ul><ul><li>I beheld the earth, and, lo, [it was] without form , and void ; and the heavens, and they [had] no light . I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly. </li></ul>
  15. 16. JESUS RETURNS: UNDISPUTED WARRIOR <ul><li>1 THESSALONIANS 4:16-17 [Receive his Elect] </li></ul><ul><li>2 PETER 3:10 </li></ul><ul><li>But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. </li></ul><ul><li>2 PETER 3:13 </li></ul><ul><li>Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. </li></ul>
  16. 17. CREATOR: RECREATES ALL THINGS <ul><li>REVELATION 21:1 </li></ul><ul><li>And I saw a new heaven and a new earth : for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. </li></ul><ul><li>ISAIAH 66:22, 23 </li></ul><ul><li>For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me , saith the LORD, so shall your seed and your name remain. And it shall come to pass, [that] from one new moon to another, and from one S abba th to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD. </li></ul><ul><li>Is this verse related to the first angel’s message which calls us to worship the Creator by keeping his S abba th? </li></ul>
  17. 18. HEAVEN: TREE OF LIFE <ul><li>REVELATION 22:1, 2 </li></ul><ul><li>And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, [was there] the tree of life , which bare twelve [manner of] fruits, [and] yielded her fruit every month : and the leaves of the tree [were] for the healing of the nations. </li></ul><ul><li>Does the first angel’s message of Revelation 14:6, 7 which calls us to worship the Creator [Signature of God (Sabbath)] have any relation with the TREE OF LIFE? </li></ul>
  18. 19. WORSHIP DIRECTS US TO THE CREATOR: SOURCE OF LIFE <ul><li>REVELATION 22:14 </li></ul><ul><li>Blessed [are] they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life , and may enter in through the gates into the city. </li></ul><ul><li>How frequently will we go to the tree of life? </li></ul><ul><li>REVELATION 21:23 </li></ul><ul><li>And the city had no need of the sun , neither of the moon , to shine in it : for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb [is] the light thereof. </li></ul>
  19. 20. THE LITERAL CYCLE WEEK When we commemorate the S abba th in the new earth [Heaven & Earth], are we going to have weekly days cycles?
  20. 21. WORSHIP: MEANS WORTHY <ul><li>Will he [God] recreate the world in six days? </li></ul><ul><li>Will the saints witness his creative power? </li></ul><ul><li>SAINTS: WITNESS/WORK/WORSHIP/REST </li></ul><ul><li>What are your reasons for keeping God’s S abba th? </li></ul><ul><li>Creation week: Unchanged </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus and his disciples: S abba th </li></ul><ul><li>In the new creation: S abba th </li></ul><ul><li>Love Jesus: Ten Commandments [S abba th]=[CENTER] is the signature of his law. </li></ul>
  21. 22. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WORSHIP THE CREATOR? <ul><li>Obey </li></ul><ul><li>Love </li></ul><ul><li>Give glory </li></ul><ul><li>Reveal his character </li></ul><ul><li>Ten Commandments [S abba th] </li></ul><ul><li>Observe </li></ul><ul><li>GOD </li></ul><ul><li>Are we keeping the seventh day S abba th holy? </li></ul>
  22. 23. DON’T BE LIKE THE PHARISEES…! <ul><li>MARK 3:4-6 </li></ul><ul><li>And he saith unto them, Is it unlawful to do good on the S abba th days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace. And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched [it] out: and his hand was restored whole as the other . And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy [kill] him . </li></ul><ul><li>Condemn a lawful act </li></ul><ul><li>Condone an unlawful plot </li></ul>
  23. 24. WORSHIP: CREATOR OR CREATURE? <ul><li>ROMANS 1:25 </li></ul><ul><li>Who changed the truth of God into a lie , and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator , who is blessed for ever. Amen. </li></ul><ul><li>GENESIS 3:4 </li></ul><ul><li>And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die : </li></ul><ul><li>REVELATION 12:9 </li></ul><ul><li>And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent , called the Devil , and Satan , which deceiveth the whole world : he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him . </li></ul>
  24. 25. WHO DID THE DRAGON GIVE HIS POWER TO? <ul><li>REVELATION 13:1, 2 </li></ul><ul><li>And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy . And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard , and his feet were as [the feet] of a bear , and his mouth as the mouth of a lion : and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority . </li></ul>