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The Great Architect

Updated on December 1, 2017
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Hello, I am Christian and I love to read the bible. I want to be able to share the word of God through writing and hopefully, inspire others

The Damaged House

There is a Damaged House that has been in shambles in many years. The roof has caved in and the water leaks when raining, the doors have fallen off their hinges, the windows were broken, and the exterior has been vandalized. Before, this house is a wonderful house that is in good condition. It is a perfect house, a very comfortable one to live in. But now, it is in this state, worn out, old, and broken. Considering the extent of the damage that has occurred, it will be difficult to restore it. But it is not impossible and it is not too late for the Great Architect have a Plan. It will only take time.

The Damaged House
The Damaged House

How the House was Damaged

It all started when Adam and Eve disobeyed God. They were tricked by Satan and they sinned. Now a perfect house filled with happiness, life and health and where there is no death and suffering was damaged. Now the house was damaged, there were death and suffering.

This is the damaging effect of sin.

Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned

— Romans 5:12 NIV

Besides death and suffering, sin has impaired our relationship with our creator and has affected us physically, mentally, and emotionally. As a result, our condition is similar to that of a run-down house.

What Happened After the House is Damaged?

God did not abandon us. In fact, from the moment sin entered the world until now, our heavenly father has been working. He is working for the restoration of the house. And we are near its completion.

How do the Great Architect Restore the Damaged House?

1. After Inspecting the Damaged House, The Owner Will Decide Whether to Restore it or to Demolish it.

Will God restore mankind or will he demolish it? It has been already decided immediately after the events at Eden. God announced his purpose to restore mankind. He said to the unseen spirit who was behind all this:

I shall put enmity between you and the woman and between your seed and her seed. He will bruise you in the head and you will bruise him in the heel.

— Genesis 3:15 NIV

God foretold that a future "seed" would redeem mankind from sin.

... The reason Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil's work. No one who is born of God will continue to sin because God's seed remains in him; He cannot go on sinning because he has been born of God.

— 1 John 3:8-9 NIV

God also promised to destroy the one who caused this damage.

The God of Peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.

— Romans 16:20 NIV

God was going to repair not to demolish his own creation. He will restore the house to its former perfect condition without death and suffering.

2. The Architect Prepares the Blueprints That Clearly Set Forth What the Restoration Work Will Accomplish.

The code of laws that God gave to Israelites and the designed temple at which they worship him. The Bible says:

These are a shadow of the things that were to come; The reality, however, Is found in Christ.

— Colossians 2:17 NIV

They are like blueprints that represent something greater. For example, the Israelites offered animal sacrifices to obtain forgiveness of sins, but that practice foreshadowed a greater sacrifice that would be offered centuries later. The true sacrifice that would provide us with true redemption.

The tabernacle and temple at which the Israelites worshipped was a layout. It prefigured the steps that the future Messiah would take, from his sacrificial death to his ascension to heaven. And the Messiah is the fulfillment of the blueprint. He will build and restore the damaged house and make it new.

3. A Builder is Chosen Which will Follow the Blueprints and Perform the Restoration.

Lord Jesus was the promised Messiah, the fulfillment of the great plan of God. He will be the builder and will restore the damaged house according to the blueprint of the Great Architect, God. He is called " The Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world." (John 1:29) And the Lord willingly accepted this task.

He said:

I have come down from heaven to do not my will, but the will of HIm that sent me

— John 6:38 NIV

What is God's will for Lord Jesus?

Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.

— Matthew 20:28 NIV

And because of this, the Lord dies for us, to cleanse us from our sins. through his blood, we are restored.

And the Restoration Work Continues

Before the Lord's ascension to heaven, Jesus commanded his followers:

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

— Matthew 28:19-20 NIV

The restoration of mankind does not end with the Lord's death. Lord Jesus's Disciples will continue his work of restoration until his second coming, the judgment day. The time is near.

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      charlie 6 months ago from From Kingdom of God living on Planet earth in between the oceans

      This article looks good on the surface but the entire premise it is built on is not of God.

      You also say the house was damaged, it was not, it was destroyed, death is separation from God for eternity and to restore ETERNAL life a BRAND NEW HOUSE MUST be BUILT ON A BRAND NEW FOUNDATION, JESUS CHRIST. The old foundation must be removed it cannot hold living stones..

      There is a BIG PROBLEM HERE with your article, it is SHOWS YOU FOLLOW THE FALSE DOCTRINES OF MEN and you are not filled with the Holy Spirit of God, the Holy Spirit of God would not allow you to print these false doctrines of men in HIS name.

      Your whole premise that Adam brought sin to man is a lie, scripture is clear Adam brought death. Jesus came to bring life to those that will do ALL He Requires of them.

      It is not Adam and Eves fault that God judges them. It is solely ADAM's fault. Adam brought DEATH to all of man as natural father of all man. He did not bring sin, sin was here but was not recognized because there was NO KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL he released the knowledge of sin, but sin was already here(it is the fruit of carnal man) but unknown before the knowledge of it was released as the natural response of Adam eating the forbidden fruit.. ADAM ALONE is responsible for death to come to man and the curses that God gave to all of the participants and their progeny. Eve was betrayed by her husband and that is why the were all cursed. As the sole authority of all of the earth and its inhabitants Adam alone was responsible to see that The fruit of the tree was not eaten BY HIM. But, if you will look at what scripture says and not what apostate men teach you will see that the release of the knowledge brought , as God had promised Adam, the knowledge of good and evil on the earth. That was NOT the the reason God cursed them, the curses that were given because Adam obeyed his wife and for no other reason, he put the desire of his wife before the COMMAND of God that was given directly to him by GOD. And for this reason alone God cursed the earth so Adam now had to work and make the ground produce their sustenance that was provided by God alone before the curse.

      So the TRUTH IS Adam was sentenced to death and died because He disobeyed God as God promised him if he did this he would die,

      The earth was cursed because Adam obeyed His wife instead of God.

      Eve was cursed because she allowed satan to use her to tempt her husband in spite of knowing not to eat the fruit. AND VERY IMPORTANT because her husband did not forbid her and refuse to eat the forbidden fruit. If HE had NOT eaten the forbidden fruit, He would not have died, he would not have caused the earth to be cursed, and Eve would not have had to be cursed because he did not protect her. It is all Adam's fault because he listened to his wife. The greatest sin any man ever made in the history of the earth.

      Gen 1:26-28 Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth." 27 So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 28 Then God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

      Gen 1:31 Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good.

      Gen 3:17-19 Then to Adam He said, "Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat of it':

      Gen 3:17-19 "Cursed is the ground for your sake; In toil you shall eat of it All the days of your life.

      18 Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you, And you shall eat the herb of the field. 19 In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread Till you return to the ground, For out of it you were taken; For dust you are, And to dust you shall return."

      Then you go on with the false docrtrines of man saying that the church and clergy are the disciples of Christ when they are not, they are the fruit of apostate men who have made a copy of the church of the last age that Jesus fulfilled and did away with completely replacing with a totally new age, the final age of man that ends at the judgment, the age of the rule of Christ, it with a building not made with hands, but of living stones, that are the temples of the Holy Spirit that lives only in them, and with one teacher, not men but the Holy Spirit of God who is come to teach all truth, something no carnal man can do.

      In this age Jesus Christ alone is Lord. Jesus Christ is the head of man, Man is the head of woman, and God is the head of Christ. Any other order is not of God but of the false doctrines of men who are and it is of satan and they are an abomination, ANTICHRIST.

      SOME SPECIFICS

      You said “What Happened After the House is Damaged?

      God did not abandon us. In fact, from the moment sin entered the world until now, our heavenly father has been working. He is working for the restoration of the house. And we are near its completion.”

      not true God did decide to destroy the house and the only thing that prevented Him doing so was one man Noah. Because of Noah's relationship to God he saved this man and his family ONLY to start over and try again. And now we are back there again as it was in the day Of Noah, when most of mankind will again be destroyed, no more chances will be given this time and all except those that are true sons of God will be destroyed in the lake of fire. The sons of God will inherit the earth then this heaven ad earth will pass away because God can not live on this earth because of the corruption of man, He gives us a new pure heaven and earth which we also inherit, then He moves his throne to the new earth to live forever on it among all his sons.

      You say He is come to take away the sins of he world, but you do not explain the truth of the matter, that he cannot forgive unrepented sin, repentance is the only way to receive forgiveness of sin, Jesus takes away the record against his sons that have repented so it is as if they never happened, he does not forgive nor does or can even God remit unforgiven sin.

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