Singularity

Singularity

The Power and Nature of Singularity

The Definition I found that struck a chord of meaning with me was this:

a point of infinite density and temperature, derived from the concept that if we could view our Universe going backwards in time, every galaxy will eventually crush into some singular point. The time of this event is known as the Big Bang epoch.

The Power of Singularity.

One

Indivisible, indivisible, the beginning point… without which you have zero, and anything beyond is not possible without the beginning one.

In the Beginning,

God created the Heavens and the Earth.

He is the Big Bang.

He Spoke and Bang... There is was....

John said it this way...

In the Beginning was the Word....

Singularity

Echoing from his place in eternity... The point of origin of the Universe echoed into a place....

God said...

Let there be....

And there was.

Singularity

Singularity - Oneness

The Cornerstone of the Jewish Faith rested upon this premise and principle. One God served by the whole person.

Deuteronomy 6:4-5 KJV
(4) Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:
(5) And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

Singularity.

There is but One God.

Not Two. Not Three. Not Nine. Not millions. One God.

Throughout the dealing of God with Man we always hear one voice that demonstrates the Nature of God.

From the Garden speaking to Adam we see this idea of Singularity, or Oneness.

There is But One God… and God desired that Man would serve him with the all of himself.

“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:

And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

There is a powerful understanding when we understand that All that is made was made by God. Not some nameless unknowable God…. But a God who expresses himself in not only in the world around us, or the conscience inside of us, but we have his word given to us.

Let me make it simple for you today.

There is but one God and that God that created everything is Manifested and Demonstrated in the Man Christ Jesus.

All that God ever was or ever will be was personified in the Person of Jesus Christ.

“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:

And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

His disciples struggled with the Nature of God and did not always understand… Philip asked Jesus,

John 14:8-11 KJV
(8) Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.
(9) Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?
(10) Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.
(11) Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

It is important to understand the Nature of God….

God is a Spirit.

God is not a Man.

God is not a Tree.

God is not a Mountain.

God is not the Sun that shines in the sky.

God is not the Moon glistens in the night.

But God is a Spirit.

And a Spirit hath not flesh and blood. A Spirit.

When The prophets saw God in their heavenly Visions, they saw One…. With many traits and many attributes… but they Saw God.

Revelation 4:2-6 KJV
(2) And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne.
(3) And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.
(4) And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.
(5) And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.
(6) And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind.

Jesus said of himself to John in the Book of Revelation,

Revelation 1:8 KJV
(8) I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

Many struggle with inferred meanings, but when the Word of God speaks for God and God speaks for himself he points us to the power of One.

1 Timothy 3:16
(16) And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

Jesus is not in the Godhead…. But the Godhead is in Jesus.

2 Corinthians 5:19 KJV
(19) To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.

Everything that God is, was or ever will be was manifested in the Person of Jesus Christ.

Colossians 2:8-12 KJV
(8) Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
(9) For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
(10) And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:
(11) In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:
(12) Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.

Singularity.

The Foundational Premise of Biblical Christianity is this idea of Singularity.

All that God is was in Jesus Christ. All that we are we should serve him.

1 Thessalonians 5:23 KJV
(23) And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

This is not a Doctrinal Anomaly, but it is the Thread of truth sewed throughout its pages.

You don’t need to read a theology book to perceive its truth.

Jesus Christ is God.

Deuteronomy 6:4-5 KJV
(4) Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:
(5) And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

Jesus Christ is the Lord. The Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 4:5 KJV
(5) One Lord, one faith, one baptism,

The Foundational Conclusion of Peters Message to the Jews at the Birth of the Church was this.

This Conclusion caused them to cry out.

Acts 2:36 KJV
(36) Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.

Jesus is both Lord and Christ.

To See... that Jesus is more than the Christ... But he is the Lord. The Lord Jesus Christ is a Bold Proclamation of the Divinity of Jesus Christ.

Colossians 1:19 KJV
(19) For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;

Jesus was the Begotten Son of God.

Hebrews 1:1-3 KJV
(1) God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,
(2) Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;
(3) Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

You want to see this.

Go look @ Philipians 2:6.

Philippians 2:6 KJV
(6) Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

The Greek word FORM is the word

morphē
Thayer Definition:
1) the form by which a person or thing strikes the vision
2) external appearance

Perhaps from the base of G3313 (through the idea of adjustment of parts); shape; figuratively nature: - form.

Jesus is the Prophetic Fulfillment of all the Messianic Scriptures.

Isaiah 9:6 KJV
(6) For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

And When those scriptures were fulfilled… we see something interesting.

John in the first chapter said it this way.

John 1:18 KJV
(18) No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.


The Gospel is the Saving Message of God that we hear and see through Jesus Christ.


2 Corinthians 4:3-6 KJV
(3) But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:
(4) In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
(5) For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
(6) For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.


When you See Jesus….

You See the Form of God.
You see the Image of God.
You see the Person of God.
Jesus Christ is Lord.

The Glory of God is seen in the Face of Jesus Christ.

Jesus was Fully Man.

Jesus was Fully God.

Those who believe that Jesus was just a spirit.

1 John 4:2-3 KJV
(2) Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
(3) And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.



Deuteronomy 6:4-5 KJV
(4) Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:
(5) And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
Three Deminsions of God…. But One God.

very works' sake.

Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

Listen to the Words of Jesus.

John 14:8-11 KJV
(8) Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.
(9) Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?
(10) Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.
(11) Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me:


Colossians 1:12-19 KJV
(12) Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:
(13) Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
(14) In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:
(15) Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:
(16) For by him 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 him, and for him:
(17) And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.
(18) And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.
(19) For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;


All that God ever was… was in Jesus Christ.

If I were to walk to the Ocean and place a Cup into the ocean and Hold up the Cup and ask…

Is the Ocean in this Cup?

The answer would be yes.

But all the ocean is not in the cup….

But all the ocean is… is in the Cup.


Jesus Christ was a Revelation of All that God was to Lost Humanity.

Everything you need to know about God… you can learn and understand and perceive by Jesus Christ.

The Only way to the Father is through Jesus Christ.

The Only way to See the Father is in the Person of Jesus Christ.

Jesus was a revelation of God.

Body, Soul, Spirit

Name, Nature, Number.

Everything that God wanted us to Know about him he reveals in Jesus Christ.

Singularity!

In Him, By Him, Through Him,

Scott Phillips


This message was featured on Pastor Scott Phillips’ blog page:

http://www.inbythroughhim.blogspot.com/

The following was written by Pastor Scott Phillips of New Birth Church in Clinton, Mississippi, and is used here by permission: Bible Studies Acts 2:38 Lady - Home