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May 12, 2019 8:00 am


Worship & The Word / Pastor Robert Morris

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May 12, 2019 8:00 am

Pastor Robert shows how various symbols throughout the Bible can give us a greater revelation of God and His ways.

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Please say where you give her some additional got from Jesus himself… My spirit right here talking about Satan's word calls Satan's army "of the today the title of the message is symbols just that… Drum symbols, whether after symbols because I want to show you some symbols in Scripture and the Bible is full of symbolic Scripture.

And so if when I first saw this when I was in my early 20s I got saved like the this is what caused me to just devour the Bible to read it and read it and read it because I saw all these symbols let me say this to about about the book and about us. Okay when you say this about about us first. We have a tendency to believe that we are humans having a spiritual experience. But the truth is we are spirits having a human experience formality like this statement about the Bible. This is a spiritual book written by a spiritual being two spiritual beings, and by the way, the natural man, which means the band is not born again Bible says can't even understand this book can even understand, so I want to show you some spiritual sense leaders point number one.

The Bible is full of spiritual symbols, Bible schools purchasable. Psalm 105 versus 4041. The people asked and he brought quail and satisfied them with bread the bread of heaven the bread of heaven. He opened the rock and water gushed out messy bread water rock. I talked about bread and water in the spring in the series. They say you have a work I don't understand how you get the spiritual symbols kindly like an understatement or the Bible interprets itself is another good one. You don't interpret the Bible. The Bible interpret you but the Bible will also interpret itself. When I say there's a spiritual symbol about a book chapter and verse for so let me show you spiritual symbols here now. I read that someone 05 now. Initially, the New Testament tells me what the symbols are first Corinthians, TN, verse one. Moreover, brethren, I don't want you to be unaware that all our fathers were under the cloud of Malpass for the sake by the way verse to have three symbols in the lease of the three baptisms right here. All were baptized into Moses that was into their deliverer, which rest we are baptizing Jesus for me and say in the cloud that would represent spirit and in the sea that represent one for nearly 3 baptisms right there symbols of but watch verse three and they all like the same spiritual food. They all drink the same spiritual drink, for they drank of that spiritual rock that followed the young and that rock was Christ.

So when I get spiritual symbol from right there. But you see it says right there spiritual lease that the simulated of spiritual bread spiritual water and that rock was Christ.

Now look Olympian was JC symbols military how easy it is to to did let the Bible define symbols okay LinkedIn verse 17 LinkedIn 17 then the 70 returned with joy, saying the Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name and he said they really know how to even think I can't imagine them saying even the demons are subject to useful billets always so amazing, so he thought what watch what he does say I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. My mother terribly same.

I'm unimpressed.

I'm unimpressed that these are subject to mining I want when Satan came against my father and me.

We kicked them out, felt like lightning from I want you notice the context were doing really potential exegesis of these four verses there, demons in Jesus uses the word Satan. They verse 19 watch, behold, I give you authority to trample over your two symbols serpents and scorpions watch, and over all the power of the enemy would get the work enemy sales are showing the context and nothing shall by debates hurt you nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits see the context. Demonic spirits are subject you. But when rejoice, because your names are written in heaven. If you see that Jesus said I give you power to tread on serpents and scorpions. He is not talking about snakes anything engravers is talking about demons, evil spirits, Satan, the enemy. That's the context and one with what he says.

Serpents and scorpions, but let me just remind you of something one God wrote this whole thing. Listen 39 and pinned but there's only one offer source serpents and scorpions represents demons Olympian wonder what the represent Revelation wonder what the represent Genesis 1 what the represent position one want to represent Jeremiah same thing. This is what got me so excited. This is why you hear when you hear me preach.

I show you Scripture from all over this book because I see this one book. This one book written by a spiritual be spiritual beings. The following, so let me show you how easy this understand the Bible.

Many people say I can understand what Revelation read it in context with rest of the Bible. It's got all these things. All these nouns and if you took those nouns in red and everywhere else in the Bible like scorpions, you know what they are right here in TN. Scorpions represent demonic spirits watch read Revelation 9 verse three then out of the smoke locusts came upon your locus. No one what these locusts are watch and the VM was given power say I don't think these are natural locus and was given power watch as the scorpions of the earth about what we know at scorpions orchid Jesus tells Satan demonic spirits now watch how this works. They were commanded not to harm the grass of the earth, or any green thing, or a tree, but only man who do not have the seal of God and therefore that if you understand symbols as part of the same, but think about. He said they can't harm green tree sets basically said grass, trees and green things green trees to Parma green trees Psalm one says the man who meditate on the word of God is like a tree planted by the water when the demonic spiritual release. The beginning times they can't harm you don't have the seal of God and therefore had to part meditate on the word of God is with that set forth the fifth.

You might not know everything there might be some things in this book, you never same and some things are never sick. That's why we did everything every day because this book was written by a higher being a spiritual being and has all sorts of spiritual symbols and right so number one Bible is full spiritual symbols, number two sheep have inanimate reason doing this is because we know sheep represent some Psalm 100 verse three we are his people and the sheep of his pasture. Everyone know that so where were called. She right okay so now were going to read another verse see you already believe in symbols you believe in the Bible talks about the sheep of his pasture.

This talk about people of God right. Ezekiel 34 verse one and the word of the Lord came to me saying Son of Man prophesy against the shepherds of Israel cried stop for a moment. You think he's talking about literal shepherds or snow is not talking about a guy on the side of the hill with address of the state is always talking about what's he talking about. So my pastors spiritual leaders right but it's a shepherds I become a bit wise to say, shepherds worksheet while the shepherds prophesy against the shepherds and save them, thus says the Lord God to the shepherds load the shepherds of Israel who feed themselves. Should not the shepherds feed the flock say that so shepherds are spiritual leaders flock to the people of God right case on the show you another verse where flocks mean people that she getting people shepherds mean pastors but there's another symbol and you need understand that there's a symbol, for they mean something to in the spiritual language right in the spiritual world is going on around us. Ezekiel 34 verse five so they let sheep that's his people were scattered because there was no shepherd. No Shepherd figure in the word of God and they became food for all the beasts of the field when they were scattered, messy, careful abolishment, we say now. She says she doesn't think she pastorally brings people an essay shepherds but done literal shepherds.

It means pastors but based on the field means lines and tigers no means demonic spirits and I'll prove it to you. Okay so here's the simple, here's Revelation 12, verse nine so the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the devil and Satan that tells us who the server receive all links but I'm not just making it up. I'm not just saying what I think that this represents a devil, there's a versatility represents about right now. Remember I told you base the field represented demonic spirits. Remember when Satan fell. He took 1/3 of the angels with him than those of the demonic spirits right and beasts of the field. Okay you get when you read Genesis 3, verse one. During those first words now the serpent you know the serpent represent something right. Represent site watched the rest of the verse you might see something you've never seen before Genesis 21 now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the Lord God might is the most common of all the following engines we just read that when the people of God are fed the word of God. They become food for all the beasts of the field and now we read that Satan is the most subtle of all the beasts of the field is the smartest one you following okay Mark chapter 4, they taught them many things by parables all right stop Jesus teach by parables. Jesus also sent. I don't do anything unless I first seen my father. So when did he see the father for speaking purpose Old Testament. Now everything happened, but there were many times God spoke in parables of the Old Testament.

I got 140 Ezekiel is to let the king of Egypt and the king of Babylon, and this is not the king of Egypt with Moses and Charlton Heston and all that that would buy the ones that this will affect the lots of pharaohs okay here's what he said the someone break pharaohs arms but never broke his liberal arms. So either God lied or he was speaking allegorically in minimal time to break the strict.

Here's what he also said I want to strengthen the king of Babylon's arms, and I want to break pharaohs arms initially said both of them. This one that does this and this one does this was a moment right left arms is speaking of her matter-of-fact member also have a personal and all of it.

Psalm 78 verse two unimportance. Bring your equipment later. God said when I speak I speak in parables lesson Old Testament. Jesus said, Jesus taught many things by parables, things that I was dreaming us of our single father to save his father when the father talk about shepherds and she and beasts of the field and serpents all that is all through the Bible right so now what she's will speak in the parable verse two alternate things by parables, and he said that his teaching. Listen to hold the sower went out to so and happen as he so that some seed fell by the wayside and the birds of the error came and devoured everyone see that birds of the year then later the disciples asked about the place and what what does this mean here was his response. Verse 13 and he said them.

Do you not understand this parable in this imported nontender going to it was a bit Chaldean. Will you understand all the parables I like you just think about it. We are in Mark four Jesus said you don't understand this one. I don't understand William if you can understand this Sprint stroke might be a parable. You might want to study later this week. Some is what Jesus said on so he explains the sower sows the words of Steve represents the word of God and these are the ones by the wayside, where the word is so when they hear Satan comes immediately and takes away the word that was sewn in their hearts take Jesus say say where you get your symbols.

I just showed you got from Jesus himself… Demonic spirits of the problem.

Serpents and scorpions right here is talking about Satan stealing word and he calls Satan and his army. In essence, because he is our people to do his bidding, fallen Angels to call them birds of the air.

Jesus did that the oil following G and by the way. Sometimes when the Bible talks about Satan is talking about the person of Satan.

Some thunderstorm at the work of Satan but just a whole lot of symbols in this Bible study is .3 God has a plan God has a plan. Now there's a tree in Daniel. That's it. A dream Nebuchadnezzar has a dream member and it's about a big tree and nobody tenant can interpret the dream except Daniel, why can Daniel interpret the brave because Daniels the spirit that knows the great spirit the lead divine being. He knows God right and no one else can interpret but just watch and see the symbolism in the spring. Okay Daniel four verse 10 these were the visions, this is Nebuchadnezzar speaking of my head while my bad. I was looking to hold the tree in the midst of your it's okay limit. When I got they were working when he finishes. Daniel says the tree as you trees, Babylon, and you represent tree in its thinking about Babylon represents a mixture of the world of the church. The church went into bondage to Babylon in ancient so-called mingled, get this, they were there for several years because they disobey God.

When God set them free. This will shock you only 10% went back 90% of the state so we really Babylon because remember Babel is also mentioned in the book of Revelation we read about this.

So I represent something it represents a mixture of the church in the world some mixture okay so watch went went with this tree that's growing up is this worldly church. This worldly mixture of the church of the world. Look at verse 11. The tree grew and became strong its hydrates to the heavens, that he could be seen to the ends of your it's leave her very lovely friend, abundant in it was food for all the consumers word food. Now watch this, the beasts of the field found shade hundred and the birds of the heavens dwelt in its branches and all flesh was fed from this.

Once you know it doesn't say spirit was flippant from since flesh, I saw the visions of my head while my bad.

There was a watch or a holy one coming out from heaven, he cried aloud and said chopped down the tree cut off its branches strip of its leaves and scattered through but the beast get out from under it in the birds for its branches. Nevertheless, leave the stop. Leave the stop okay so when they're going into bondage the prophet is standing there prophesying and he saved the city at least 5000 will only only hundred, you will return one goes about Italy. As Artie prof Sanders will be a remnant that comes back only a remnant and yes there would this is the tree and talk about this tree. Isaiah prophesying about this captivity before it ever happens. He talks about this bondage. But remember the famous storyboards.

I Isaiah everybody knows it goes in the temple, the Lord appears to Isaiah says these famous words the Lord says to him. Shall I stand and who will go for us again us represents a trend. Isaiah says the famous words member Lord here my statement right. Lord, send me Lord Stanley then it says I'm going to send you to the people who have ears but they can't hear and have eyes that they can't see this one. I'm a preacher next week. Spirituals like any said, and their hearts are dull and they're not going to repent mode. Note, nobody never did I preach on this.

You know what Isaiah said the so the first time.

Isaiah says, Lord, send me and then he says okay I want to send you to a rebellious people, and you're going to preach and they're not going listen. Isaiah said, Lord, hello.

Look it up in Isaiah 6. That's the next thing you said hello hello individually to the revival Lord in this 23 God's answer is, until I chopped down the tree but I want to leave the stop.

Now watch this member, symbols 11 Isaiah 613. Remains when it got down so the Holy See shall be at stop. In other words, the true believers remnant will be left when I bring judgment on this worldly church right. Ezekiel 31 verse six, all the birds of the heavens made their nest and it's bound such branches. Underage branches all the beasts of the field brought forth her young and in its shadow. All great nations made their home, all nations talk about a worldly church noticed birds and beasts. By the way, oh by the way, notice were the birds nest were the birds nest in the branches. One got a scriptural what branches are. John 15 verse five I am the vine branches. When we just say yes demons would love to come and build a nest in your house. I would love to but love the masking the branches.

If you let so dumb I Babylon I just got a couple more scriptures.

Revelation 18 verses one to after these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority in the earth was illuminated with his glory and he cried mightily with a loud voice saying Babylon the great, this worldly church is falling is falling now watch the context watch watch another symbol and it has become a dwelling place of demons demons of prison for every foul spirit in a cage for every unclean and hated bird seed. That's not literal birds. Also, by the way, I'm not saying if you have a parakeet it's a demon not saying but how the hell else would you explain that Scripture, when it says is become a place for every demons file spirits and birds and Jesus said the birds of the air, try to devour the word of God. Lisa 178 so that Satan is Satan. The work of Satan.

That's all his monsters, preferably arrived for more scriptures. Matthew 12 for verse 43 Jesus speak with an unclean spirit goes out of a man, that means he can get it one goes through dry places, seeking rest of Einstein and then he says I will return to my house. He calls the body or else from which I came. When he comes, he finds it.

Watch three words empty, swept in the course 13 words I guess, but just the three sayings are and put in order. Empty, swept, and put in order.

Empty, swept, cleaned up and put in order. Then he goes and takes with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter and dwell there in the last say the man was worse in the first deck. So how did the demonic spirits get back you his house was swept and cleaned everything claims act up to put things in order, but it was empty Phyllis house with Jesus, the Holy Spirit and the word of God. Think about this. Have you ever known someone that was in bondage to some started go to church but really didn't commit all the way really didn't go all the way with God, then read the Bible didn't get to give his life to Jesus totally didn't get filled up with the spirit of God into this really goes back in the bondage and the bondage of goes back into his worse even when he came out of But here it's saying this guy gets set free. But then you get seven more to watch an Old Testament Scripture with assemblyman when the children of Israel went into the promised land. They were to drive enemies up, you realize that many times we say, you know, the promised land represents heaven no doesn't represent heaven because there were still enemies are they represents the overcoming Christian life and the way you're going to have an overcoming specialized life is if you drive enemies out of your life. That's what you overcome so far. Watch what God says watch the symbol this last Scripture Deuteronomy 722 and the Lord your God will drive out those nations before you little by little, you will be unable to destroy them at once less the beasts of the field become too numerous for you. I don't thing is, lions and tigers. I think he's saying wouldn't draw these nations out little by little so you get stronger. You have more faith in you grow less the beasts of the field become too numerous and I think that's assembled us that we gotta keep walking with God. We got to keep reading the Bible, we gotta keep learning. We gotta keep growing because were driving out the beasts the field out of Arlington will follow.


It was the whole point of this message. I wrestle with it because I thought I got way too much to unload only one message, but here's the whole point. I hope you understand this is a spiritual book written by spiritual be to spiritual beings, and there are things in your probably never even seen, and I hope you get so hungry for this book that you read everything sheep have an enemy.

That's the badness.

But the good news is she have a shepherd. We have a shepherd that loves us and that protects us one of the ways he protects us our delivers is through his word. Psalm 107 verse 20 says that God sent his word and healed VM and delivered. I went through a lot of Scripture in this message. And I know that I would encourage you to do something that I don't think of ever encouraging the before and that is DVR. Our program, here's the reason why you could stop it and make some notes you could listen to it again and again and again you can get your Bible out in follow along and read the Scriptures before and the Scriptures. Afterward, also you can order this series and listen to the entire series. I believe God's word will change your life more than any other thing. So I will encourage you listen the series recorded order the series. If you want to and tune in next time because I want to continue this series more than words. 66 books, 1189 chapters written over the course of 1500 years. The Bible is so much more than a bagel book. These pages include life-giving revelation and power if we know how to read in this series.

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