[ This is a story sent me by a friend, a Brother in Christ:]
IF GOD TOLD THE STORY
If God told the story he might say something like this.
I am God and I am a Spirit. I never change. I am the truth and the light. I have always been, from eternity to eternity. I am the beginning and the end, the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last. I have created all things, and all things are for my purpose.
For by me were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers, all things were created by me, and for me, and for my pleasure. I am before all things and in me do all things consist.
In the beginning I created the Heavens and the Earth. This was long before Adam and Eve existed. You see the heavens and the earth where of old. They were created so far back in eternity past that you need not even try to conceive of it. You see time with me is different then time is with you. I exist in eternity, and you exist as the dew on the morning grass. To me a day is like a thousand years and a thousand years is like a day.
You have your Big Bang theory of creation, but I was there creating. You have Carbon dating, to tell how old things are, but I was there. I have told you in my Word how I will end the world as you now know it. It will happen in the blink of an eye, the elements will melt with fervent heat and there will be with a great noise, or a Big Bang as you might say.
O man, if thou has understanding and wisdom, tell me where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth, and who has laid the measures thereof if you know, or who stretched the line upon it? Where are the foundations fastened, and who laid the corner stone thereof? When the morning stars sang together and all my sons of God shouted for joy.
Where were you when I made the cloud the garment, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it, did you command the morning since your days. Have you entered into the springs of the sea, or walked in the search of the depth? Have the gates of death been opened unto you, or seen the doors of the shadow of death? Have you perceived the breadth of the earth? Declare if thou know it all.
Where is the way where light dwells, and as for darkness, where is the place thereof? That you should take it to the bound thereof, and should know the paths. Knowest thou it, because you were then born or because the number of your days is great?
Have you entered into the treasures of the snow, or seen the treasures of the hail, which I have reserved against the time of trouble, against the day of battle and war? By what way is the light parted, which scatters the east wind upon the earth?
Who has divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters, or a way for the lightning of thunder, to cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is, on the wilderness, wherein there is no man to satisfy the desolate and waste ground and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth.
Does the rain have a father, and who has begotten the drops of dew? Can you bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Can you send lightnings, that they may go and say unto you, here we are?
Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? Who has given understanding to the heart? Who can number the clouds in wisdom? Who can stay the bottles of heaven. Will you receive my instructions, or will you contend with me, or reprove me. If so, can you answer these questions?
Gird up your loins now like a man, I will demand of you, and declare thou unto me. Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? Will you condemn me, that you may be righteous? Have you an arm like me, or can you thunder with a voice like me?
I stretch out my Heavens above you as a curtain. They are beautiful are they not. If you are wise you should know I exist from looking around you at what I have made. I made the Heavens to be inhabited, and have all things cry out to me as their God and fellowship with me.
I created the Angels long before I created man. I created them Spirit beings, unlike man who was created out of clay. I gave the Angels a free will to make their own choices, just as I did man. I am a fair and just God.
I want fellowship and worship from my children. I do not lay burdens on my creations who come unto me. I love them. I do not force worship and fellowship from my creations. That is not true worship.
My angels watch over you and sometimes come to you in human form. I have told you in my Word to not to be forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some of you have entertained angels without knowing it.
Gabrial, Michael, and Lucifer, are the names of some angels that I have created. Lucifer was one of my most beautiful angels and has played music for me many times. Lucifer was in Eden my garden. Every precious stone was his covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold.
The workmanship of his tabrets and of his pipes was prepared for him in the day that he was created. He was an anointed cherub that covereth all the others, and I have set him so. He was upon my holy mountain, and has walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire. Lucifer was perfect in his ways from the day he was created, till iniquity was found in him. Therefore I will cast him as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy him.
His heart was lifted up because of his beauty. His wisdom was corrupted by reason of his brightness and I will cast him to the ground, and I will lay him before kings, that they may behold him.
He defiled my sanctuaries by the multitude of his sins, by the iniquity of his traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of him, it shall devour him, and I will bring him to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold him. All they that know him among the people shall be astonished at him: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt you be any more.
How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, who weaken the nations! For you said I will ascend into heaven and will exalt my throne above the stars of God. I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
Lucifer planed to dethrone me, and become ruler. Lucifer caused this rebellion by slander and accusations against me, causing his own earth kingdom subjects, and over one third of my angels to rebel against me. They planned to attack Heaven. I sent Michael and my faithful angels to meet him. They defeated him, and cast him back to earth as lightning. I then cursed the earth, turned it upside down, flooded it, and withdrew my light from it.
I later went back to earth to replenish it and make it fruitful again. I separated the waters, restored the light. I created Adam and Eve out of the clay of the Earth and gave them a beautiful garden in Eden to live in. I meant for the earth to be their Kingdom, and for them and their Children to rule over it. I told them to be fruitful and multiply and replenish and refill it.
But, Lucifer was in my garden and tempted them with the knowledge of good and evil, and they gave in to this temptation and this caused their judgment and fall, and the earth was cursed again, and in its second sinful state. Again, as before all all creatures were bought under the bondage of sin and corruption.
This is why I sent my Son Jesus, to save that which was lost. If you believe in him I will count you righteous, and you will be saved from eternal damnation that is reserved for satan and his angels.
Given by the Holy Spirit to Paul Schuetz, Editor of The SPRIG
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