What Is Man? Give Heed 2 For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it. 2 For if the word spoken through angels proved unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty, 3 how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation?
After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard, 4 God also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders and by various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit according to His own will. Earth Subject to Man 5 For He did not subject to angels the world to come, concerning which we are speaking. 6 But one has testified somewhere, saying, “What is man, that You remember him? For in subjecting all things to him, He left nothing that is not subject to him. Jesus Briefly Humbled “I will proclaim Your name to My brethren,In the midst of the congregation I will sing Your praise.” 13 And again, “I will put My trust in Him.” And again, ELOHIM = The Plural God A study on the Old Testament foundation for the Trinity. Believersweb.org. ELOHIM = The Plural God Written by: Unknown Posted on: 05/07/2003 Category: Bible Studies Source: CCN ===========[ The Christian BBS - 604-478-2789 - 24 Hrs - 8,N,1 ]=========== The following file has been put up, though not necessarly done by Dave Geauvreau who is the Sysop of "The Christian BBS," and can be contacted for more information by phoning the bulletin board at (604)-478-2789, or the voice line at (604)-478-0254, or by writing to 3053 Metchosin Rd., Victoria, B.C., Canada - V9B 4Y9!
"Without claiming too much, I think is is fair to say that [the] opening chapters of Genesis do seem to indicate a reciprocal plurality in God. Weighty confirmation of this comes in the declaration of Deuteronomy 6:4,5, which the Jews have always taken as their prime proof-text that God is an absolute numerical one. This is the great SHEMA, or "Hear... " with which the Jewish synagogue starts the daily liturgy morning and evening, and which every Jew is suppose to repeat at least once daily. Elohim - Mighty. Why study the Names of God?
Spurgeon writes... What pleasure he finds in the very name of his Benefactor and Master. All through Scripture we ought to notice the titles by which God is called in each distinct place. We are so poverty-stricken in thought that we generally use but one name for God; not so the rich soul of David: throughout the Psalms you will find him appropriately ringing the changes upon Adonai, El, Elohim, Jehovah, and all the varied combinations of names which loving hearts were wont to give to the glorious LORD of hosts The names of God employed in prayer in holy Scripture are always significant.
In another place Spurgeon writes... God, the living God, the Creator of the heavens and the earth, sets forth his own name and title, that there may be no mistake as to who he is. To a trembling people the Lord enlarges on His wonderful Names. That you may bow low in loving gratitude, God lets you see Who He is. Sons of Elohim. Who were the Sons of Elohim in Genesis 6:2?
There are two main theories about the identity of these "sons of Elohim," explained in the Complete Word Study of the Old Testament. "The first theory is that the ‘sons of G-d’ are fallen angels and the ‘daughters of men’ are mortals. The wickedness for which they are condemned in the unlawful marriage between those who are supernatural and those who are mortal. This ancient viewpoint hinges in part on the assumption that Jude 1:6, 7 refers to angels.
The proponents of this view insist, perhaps with some scriptural backing, that the term ‘sons of G-d’ refers only to angels (Job 1:6-12). "The second theory as to their identity is the one most often held to within conservative scholarship. Inspiration or Mythology The idea that the Sons of Elohim were angels comes largely from the book of Enoch, which is rejected by Jewish and Christian scholars alike. The Greeks believed in what was known as demigod. The Inspired Truth Nephilim – Giants Tartarus. Skip Moen » Torat elohim.