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-. r TIP- THE FOOL-KILLER, BOOMER, N. C, May., 1922 ANOTHER SERMON ON "HOLINESS. equal with God." (Continued from page 3,) to their broader scholarship and bet ter acquaintance with languages. And what is the result ? I now have right here on my desk Adam was. But remfember "this: Adam didn't die while he was perfect he didn't die until after he had sinned. Then why do the perfect lit tle babies die BEFORE they have The thing Paul was here intending to do was to contrast the course of Jesus with the conduct of Satan, wrho ULu attempt to usurp KjOcl s - posi- sinned I r igger that out on your tion and honor. See Isaiah 14:12-14. boot leg. i He meant to show that the humble- And furthermore, if all babies were ness and obedience of Jesus was more born perfect, as you say, and not five modern translations of the New commendable than the pride and ar- under ar.y sentence of Adamic death, TWn nnA T ist want tn show gnce oi satan. Ana tne Apostle why is it that none ol tnem have " l I j? x.1 i.1 T j l I -n-r-tur A TiT-nr f i i l n -wr gues on iurtner m uiu cnapter ana rtJifiviAiiN OjU peiiect ana smiess i iou fhows that BECAUSE Jesus, was have to admit that the whole human humble and obedient, God later did race is dead, except the present gen elevate him to great power and eration. and if thev all started life lory. in a holy condition, isn't it strange No sir, my dear Mr. Carlton, that at least a few of them didn't Jesus himfeeli .uever did claim nor remain so? The Bible teaches that aspire to be "equal with God." He sin brought death into the world you what they 2:6: have done to Phil. o AMERICAN STANDARD: "Who, existing in the form of God, counted .not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped." MOFFATT: "Though he was divine by nature, says The Father is greater than I." And hence if Adam had not sinned he did not snatch at equality with And again he says, "Of my own self he would not have died. Well, then, 0Kl- I can -do nothing." if a sinless Adam would not have WEYMOUTH: The old orthodox view that .TesilS di'pd n sinless Jrhn RVnifVi nf- tVio , j sm.m.mmi-, V ts.' From the beginning, he had the was not only equal with God. but that present dav would not die. either nature of God, yet he did not regard he literally WAS God, has been the But it so happens that all the John equality witn ioa as someuung aticause of a great deal of confusion. Smiths and evervbodv else have died which he should grasp. ' But when you grasp the truth that and are dvinc. which sms to in. genius. But they are not. The he was NOT 'God that he was even dicate that the absolutely sinless Deo- Wom and power of God is ill "Though the divine mature was his "lower than the angels" you can pie in the world are sorter scarce. from the beginning., yet he did not begin to understand a lot of things JUST WATCH 'BM COME. Oh, where shall I begin? The world is so full of important things to talk about that a fel low is sometimes at a loss to know which one to handle first Maybe you have noticed that I harp a good deal on the modern wonders of science that are com ing in, and why they are coming NOW. That is a big question, and a question that people ought to think about more than they do, God has always dealt with the world by ages and dispensa tions, and certain things could not come until the time set for them in the Divine Program, and then they MUST come. Looking at it just on the sur face, it seemis that MEN are bringing about all these wonders ljust by their own skill and look upon equality with God as above yOU never understood before. all things to be clung to." EMPHATIC DIAGLOTT: I think you will see that this puts a different face on all your other "Who, though being in trod's form, quotations about being "holy" and yet did not meditate a usurpation to "sinless." If Jesus, who really was be like God. Do you get the idea? holy and sinless, could so far sink himself in .humility as to become a it every step of the way, and men are only Carrying out the Divine Program. Another thing I notice is this : It is only about fifty years since TVmvft o fi,wflni the stream of modern wonders tethers" The wto And when they did THE "ORTHODOX" MILLEN NIUM. claim to believe in some sort I i TV Till -C i.1 1 oiuw ui millennium ui ix viiuuicuiu progress. That is, the peo- You see the whole trend of thought servant and make himself of "no re- TT 1 didn't grab on and Use them in all these renderings is that Jesus putation," then it seems to me that ' TCv nthpr hJiKfZ in SO fast. For- instance, it ha& did NOT aspire to be equal with God, those who want to be like him must nie OIwe oraei Driers in taken the automobile about whereas the King Jim version says be mighty humble. And the attitude Mil4niu twenty years to cover the world. come in the very near future, -"ie pnonograpn came a nxtie he DID so aspire. Here are five wit- of claiming to be sinless is not nesses against one (and I could pro- humility it is an attempt to exalt , , oripratfmi tW hnn quicker, and the movie quicker duce others) to -show that the King : hfoelf .above others, because the e .tJ Yet But it remained for the . King Jim translation, is WRONG. In the others are known and admitted to be VnZ iE 31 L 1 ; X w Radio to break all speed limits first place, the old reading is out sinful. ' . LohnHv will TW vVhat and take tne world by storm, in- of harmony with the context. It And so you think I am all 'wrong generation will have the ad- S1CQ. a year At the recent doesn't mlake any sense at all. But in my view as to Adam's transgress vantape of livinp under the a Conference in Washington the new translations are in exact sion, and the PURPOSE of the avmu. rifxVnri vSo-n nf riiriit Herbert Hoover said: harnvwiy with the context, which Redeemer's coming to earth as a man. Ln fthnnsATiH vea and nf "We have mtnessed in the last proves that they are RIGHT. Well, it is easy for you to SAY that . iindpv such favorablp four or five mjonths one of the The key of the thought "which Paul I am wrong, but all your saying so HiH fh -n np5irlv pi most astounding things that was trying to convey is found in the does not make me wrong. The fact f h cqvpH Rntlhas come under my observation Matter part of the third verse-"let is that I am RIGHT, just the same h h d fo to American life." eaon esteem: tners BtiirrmK cnan listen: iou say mac Aaam De- ovxA A- f - DOVnfll. He relerred to tne StaitllllfiT themslves." And m the fifth verse fore he snmed was just h'ke any lit- w main dead until the good suddenness with which America he exhorts the reader to "let this tie child is today. You say that he me is s over, and then they has been dotted rwith more than mind.be in you, which was also in was perfect because he had no knowl- be raised and judged and a niillion radio receiving sta- Ghrist Jesus." edge of sin, which is only part of the 'un - tion. All in iust a few months. What mind? truth. He was perfect because there Tf fW ,f " fprr;hlp ri prP I Nothinp: like it has ever harmen- The mind that will "esteem others was no penalty of violated law resting -f waTtialitv to charge ao-ainst since God made the world. better than itself." upon him. .You say we are all Adams rA T Ant, imx, wuof We haven't had time to eret our Certamly. m our childhood, before we reach the I whv" wnnM Onrl breath Since it started, and Now if that is the kind of a mind age of accountability. cHvp hup o-Pnprstimi so mnrhlnow it is all around US as com- that was in Christ Jesus, how un- Why, man, are you crazy? Ac - jitter chance than anybody ' nion as pig-tracks. reasonaDie it is do suppose max m wnmig w mat view, wi am ux Auam Can't you see it would be wnat win oe tne next great the very next verse he would be found did not touch us at all. If you are unfjr 0 tne Others? Can't WOllder of science? making himself "equal with ;God.v right, then we are not under any . h f iiiicj waniH fU11R God only knows. The seventh verse carries on the sentence of Adamic death. What do U 1 - - h if thpv ronld livp But there will be something". thought of humility which was start- you think it is that makes us dietj... . fh Millpnnifll rondiHons We haven't reached the limit ed in the third verse, and that thought You seem to think that Adam HIM- y e saved ? And how are vet was clearly intended to run through SELF died because he sinned, but ey to blamje for being bom too Nay, we have only started, the entire context. Notice that the please tell me what has caused all 9 - More wonders and orpatpr seventh verse begins with "But," and his descendants to die? I say they Why, man, a Millennium like are still in store for the next tells of something that Jesus DID do, die because they have inherited the at would be unjust, unreason- few years, and they will COm& j v, t 1 r aoie, ana worse tnan-no lvmien- cvci1 aiiwac 1 0,3 inan iaum to be "equal with God" (in the sixth all born under the death sentence -llm; Qf q11 -Rllf wi,PT1 wp has come. verse) was something that he did and couldn't escape it. L, . w f fh matter And yet some people are fool- NOT do. . If I understand what are you driv- ,T v rt n 1, nil fV AnA ish pnouo-h to sav that fchp.sA I. . I W11CI1 VYC lCOll&C llldil GLIM. Vli. V4CCVA "O I"!, at: 7"ran t0 " y, that !vei7 will be raised in time to get their things don't mean anything but proper share of the Millennium natural progress. But i tell you all sootyvk r-pnsnnnhlp they mean more than that. They fertion that Adam stood on before and right. It gives us something mean that an Age or Dispensa- to look iorwara to a good time Vi wunu uas cnueu anu for the dead as well as for the a new one begun. God is chang living. m& the world, sweeping out the - , ; old things, and getting ready to It must make the Republican set up His Kingdom here on the but caul's meaning is axactly revers-1 purely not. Millions ot nelpless in- editors sweat these days to earth. Was Paul telling his readers puff themselves up with pride nd I little child of the present day is stand g,rasp after honors for themselves? ling on exactly the same plane of per- Certainly not. The Greek word rendered "robbery" I he sinned. That certainly would is "harpagmtos," and this is the only! mean that children are not born un place it occurs in the New Testa-1 der the curse of Adamic death. iment. It carries with it the thought I Then- why do they die ? ;Is it be of robbery, or unlawful acquisition, I cause of their own individual sins? ed by the misarrangement of the fants have died before they were old think of something good to say Oh, why Can't people see? sentence. His true meaning could be enough to know anything. Yet you about their party. Give it up, What is the matter with put into almost the same words, thus: I say they are just as perfect asjoys! their (eyes?