Turn not to the right hand nor to the left:

presumption

Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.
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Proverbs 4:27 Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.
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Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
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Isaiah 30:21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
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2 Kings 22:2 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in all the way of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.
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Jeremiah 9:13 And the LORD saith, Because they have forsaken my law which I set before them, and have not obeyed my voice, neither walked therein;
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Hosea 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.
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2 Kings 13:11 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD; he departed not from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel sin: but he walked therein.
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Presumption is “to venture without positive permission,” and having “unreasonable confidence in divine favor.” It is defined as the condition of a soul that, because of a badly regulated reliance on God’s mercy and power, hopes for salvation without doing anything to deserve it, or for pardon of his sins without repenting of them.;
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Truly one wonders how sincere a person’s love, commitment  for God is when they are so readily willing to sin even simply because God is a  forgiving God supposedly. But still God cannot be fooled He reads hearts and knows our sincerity. To decide to sin willingly is to offend God. To decide to sin because one supposes  that one can be forgiven is to sin twice. It is to use God, reducing him to a utility at the service of our whim. It is to mock, laugh at his passion and death.;
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“There are good reasons why Hophni & Phinehas, the sons of Eli, were also called “sons of Belial” (1 Sam. 2:12-17, 22-24). They assumed that their office as priests entitled them to special treatment and that their sins would be overlooked by the Lord because of their high position, but in this they were sadly mistaken. As they ventured out without permission with the ark of God to do battle with the Philistines, they were both slain and the ark captured by the enemies of Israel. They died because of the sin of presumption.
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And then there were the sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu. These two priests presumed that any old fire for their censers would do, but God called it “strange fire” (Lev. 10:1, 2). And because they offered that which the Lord commanded them not, “there went out fire from the Lord, and devoured them, and they died before the Lord.”
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Another example that comes to mind is Uzzah. He, you’ll remember, presumptuously put forth his hand to steady the ark as “the oxen shook it. And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God” (2 Sam. 6:6, 7). In Patriarchs and Prophets, pg 705, 706 it says, “The fate of Uzzah was a divine judg-ment upon the violation of a most explicit command. . . None but the priests, the descendants of Aaron, were to touch it. . . The divine direction was, ‘The sons of Kohath shall come to bear it: but they shall not touch any holy thing, lest they die.’ Numbers 4:15 . . . Upon Uzzah rested the greater guilt of presumption. Trans-gression of God’s law had lessened his sense of its sa-credness, and with unconfessed sins upon him he had, in face of the divine prohibition, presumed to touch the symbol of God’s presence.”
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Samuel told Saul to “go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox or sheep, camel and ass” (1 Sam. 15:3). But did Saul obey? No, he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive and spared the best of the sheep, and fatlings, and lambs, and all that was good. And what was the result of Saul’s presumptuous sin? “And Samuel said unto Saul, . . . thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, and the Lord hath rejected thee from being king over Israel” (1 Sam. 15:26). Saul presumed upon his (own) exaltation, and dishonored God by unbelief and disobedience. Though when first called to the throne he was humble and self-distrustful, success made him self-confident. 
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And what more can be said of the sin of presumption? Space fails me to tell of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram; the men of Beth-Shemesh who presumed to look into the ark; of Esau who sold his birthright and presumed he could buy it back at pleasure; of the presumptuous doctrine of faith without works; and of the prayer of presumption as recorded in Psalm 66:18.
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Psalm 19:13 says, “Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be innocent from the great transgression.” Oh friend, presumption is a “great transgression”,  and if we think we stand, we better take heed lest we fall (1 Cor. 10:12). “

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“Faith claims God’s promises and brings forth fruit in obedience. Presumption also claims the promises, but uses them as Satan did, to excuse transgression. Faith would have led our first parents to trust the love of God and to obey His commands. Presumption led them to transgress His law, believing that His great love would save them from the consequences of their sin.”

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Only he who has true faith based directly on the personal revealed will of God to them, even confirmed by a scripture verse,  is secure against presumption, for presumption is Satan’s counterfeit of faith.
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“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, HE has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” (1 Peter 1:3)
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1 John 3:10 Here is how you can tell the difference between the children of God and the children of the devil. Those who don’t do what is right do not belong to God. Those who don’t love their brothers and sisters do not belong to him either.
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Mat 5:43-45 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor. Hate your enemy.’ But here is what I tell you. Love your enemies. Pray for those who hurt you. THEN you will be sons of your Father who is in heaven.
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Galatians 4:28-31 Now YOU, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise. At that time the son born in the ordinary way persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. It is the same now. But what does the Scripture say? “Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman’s son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman’s son.” Therefore, brothers, WE ARE NOT children of the slave woman, but of the free woman.

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John 6:32 Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you NOT that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.

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John 8:37, “I know that ye are Abraham’s seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.”
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John 15:18 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before [it hated] you.

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Rom 2:28 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh: But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

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For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.” (Mat 12:49-50)
1 Corinthians 2: 1    And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.2    For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.3    And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.4    And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:5    That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.6    Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:7    But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:8    Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.9    But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.10    But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.11    For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.12    Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.13    Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.14    But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.15    But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.16    For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.
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This scripture, The Bible, the Words of God,  says of all persons who are Born again in the Lord Jesus Jesus Christ:

1) We have received the initial gift of God’s Holy Spirit
2) The Spirit was given to teach us to “compare spiritual things with spiritual” 
3) This is called “spiritual discernment”
4) Natural minded people cannot accept “spiritual discernment” because it is foolishness to him
5) By spiritual discernment we can “know the things which are freely given to us” by God;
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And all this still applies only if we are spirit led, and listen to the teaching of the Holy Spirit and not rather the lies of the devil and mere men and women.as .the flesh profits nothing,

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John 6:63 It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
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Romans 6:12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
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Romans 13:14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
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The natural man prefers earthy discernment because they still  are sinful, also earthy, sensual, demonic and without the Holy Spirit’s spiritual discernment, one cannot know what they can inherited. as Born from above Holy Spirit filled Christians.

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The World of God the Bible or Jesus Christ is spiritual. To understand what God’s Word says, the Holy Spirit himself has to  teach us even to “spiritually discern” by comparing Spiritual (words) with Spiritual (meaning) found elsewhere in the Bible now too..

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Why do you suppose the Jewish people – who believed Jesus was the Messiah – were ultimately disillusioned, and betrayed him? Because according to “man’s wisdom,” they expected Jesus to fulfill their “royal land grant” by defeating Rome. often did Jesus Christ and  the apostles admonish the church to protect the land for the Jewish people? NEVER. Not once. Jesus Christ and all of the apostles simply weren’t interested in championing the quest for land, so they never encouraged it. Jesus Christ and the apostles always pointed to “the promise of the Holy Spirit.”

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Galatians 3:1 (God) redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, SO THAT by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit.

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Search the Old Testament. You still will not see “the promise of the Spirit” literally pledged to Abraham even once.. Do you not know that the Holy Spirit comes ONLY by faith in Jesus Christ and his words? This is why no inheritance exists outside of the Lord Jesus Christ, and why any of  the blessing to Abraham comes THROUGH Jesus Christ.

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Hebrews 3:7-11 Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your fathers put me to the test and saw my works for forty years. Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart; they have not known my ways.’ As I swore in my wrath, ‘They shall not enter my rest.'”
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Hebrews 3:16-18 For who were those who heard and yet rebelled? Was it not all those who left Egypt led by Moses? And with whom was he provoked for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness? And to whom did he swear that they would not enter his rest, but to those who were disobedient?
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God swore: “they shall not enter into my rest.” The rest of the Holy Spirit in Jesus Christ.

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Hebrews 12:22: But YOU have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect.
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Revelation 21:2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.

Mat 11:28-29 Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
 
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