Rightly Divided

Ephesians 2:7 That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

Ephesians 2:9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Ephesians 2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 2:11 Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;

Ephesians 2:12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:

Ephesians 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Book of Genesis through the Book of Acts. In Genesis God Creates Man. Man falls.
Man then rebels. Fallen Angels and women are procreating and there are born giants. Man is totally
in a fallen and in a depraved state. God sees one man who has not defiled himself in the practices
going on, and him and his wife, their three sons, and their wives are all that survive, and God
sends a flood to destroy the whole Earth by water. After the flood, man becomes rebellious once
more and there is a “ONE” system in place. Instead of replenishing the whole earth, they rebel and
stay together, ONE people, ONE language, ONE speach, ONE goverment, ONE money, ONE rules,
ONE rights, ONE religion, and ONE ruler. Here we see the dispersment of them in to all the whole Earth,
and we also see the creation of all of the different Languages and tongues. Then we see that God
calls out to himself, Abraham, and establishes some promises to him and his offspring to come,
the Jews.Then we see Issac and then Jaccob. Then time goes on until the death of Joseph in Egypt.
Then God sends Moses to lead out the Jews from bondage in Egypt. It might be notible that there are
no good dealings with Egypt in scripture. Why would God save his scriptures and bring them out
of Egypt? The rest of the Old Testament is Gods dealings with his rebellious chosen people, the
Jews. The Gospels. Matthew through John we find the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ to the nation
Israel. In the book of Acts we have the Apostle Peter and the ” little flock”, the fall of Israel,
and salvation going to the Gentiles by “Grace through Faith” through all the preaching and the
teaching of the Apostle Paul, who was Saul of Tarsus.

Book of Romans through the Book of Philemon provides the doctrinal basis for the
present dispensation of grace, for the Body of Christ, the Church. In the dispensation of Grace,
there is no law to the believers in Christ Jesus. The best way to see this is read all of the first
chapter of the Book of Ephesians and the second chapter of the Book of Colossians.

Book of Hebrews through the Book of Revelation focus on the ages to come
when God will bring to fruition His purposes for both the nation Israel and the Body of Christ. The
great tribulation to come, as well as the Great White Thrown judgement are seen. The Book of
Hebrews through the Book of Revelation gives many warnings to the Jews on how to live and to act
in the times to come. It becomes a system of “IF…and…THEN”, just like it was before this present
dispensation of time, the Dispensation of Grace.

Elder Scott Ray



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