Imagination. “Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, The LORD seeth us not; the LORD hath forsaken the earth.” Ezekiel 8:12. Imagination.
“Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, The LORD seeth us not; the LORD hath forsaken the earth.” Ezekiel 8:12
The faculty or action of forming ideas or images in the mind.
The ability of the mind to be creative or resourceful.
The act or power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses or never before wholly perceived in reality.
Can lead to sin
Genesis 6:5 “And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.”
Intention = ESV
Intent = NKJV
Can lead to sin
“Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.” Romans 1:21
Multitude of sins
II Samuel 11
“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me”. Ps. 51:10
“Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.”
How do I want to be treated ?
Love, Kindness, Honesty, Fair
1 Jn. 3:15 = hates his brother
Matt. 5:44 = love your enemy
“Well done thou good and faithful servant”
Surrendering life to God
Baptized for remission of sins
Visualize the Lord knocking at the door of your heart
“Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.” Rev.3:20
Evans Church of Christ
515 Gibbs Road
Evans, Ga. 30809
Sunday Morning November 13, 2011