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Are we Alone in This Vast Universe?












(Isaiah 45:12) I have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded. - KJV


(Colossians 1:16) 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:


(Hebrews 11:3) Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear. - KJV


(Hebrews 1:2) 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;


(Hebrews 11:3) Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.


(Daniel 7:27) And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.


(Ephesians 3:10) To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,


(Colossians 2:15) And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.



(Click Here to See Definitions for Powers, Thrones, Dominions, Hosts and Principalities Below)







This has been a question asked by Mankind for centuries. Is it possible that there could be life on other worlds somewhere in this huge universe? It would seem very improbable that God would only seed planet Earth with life while creating such an incomprehensibly large universe.


To believe that God only allows life on this one planet is analogous to saying that we are so important to God, that He created the whole universe and this one planet just for us. In other words, Mankind is so self-centered that we feel the whole universe revolves around us.


Most believe that we are not alone, so much so, that we've even created an organization called the SETI Institute. SETI stands for... "Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence". SETI states that their mission is ".. to explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe." Notice their mission statement is to " explain the nature and prevalence of life in the universe".


What SETI is attempting to do is find a reason for Mankind's existence and possible life elsewhere in the universe, devoid of the writings given by God the Creator in His scriptures.


Mankind continues to reject the God of creation and the origin of Mankind, even though the Bible has stated thousands of years ago that God created our planet, life and other worlds.


Notice the Bible verse Hebrews 1:2. Here it expounds that Jesus created the Worlds. This implies that God not only created Earth but other worlds in the Heavens above. My question is, if Jesus created other worlds in the Universe, could He have also populated these worlds with life?




(Hebrews 1:1) God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets,


(Hebrews 1:2) has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds;





The answer to this question may never be known to us until time comes to a close and all things are revealed to God's faithful children.




(Colossians 1:16) For by him (Jesus) 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:


(Click Here to See Definitions for Powers, Thrones, Dominions, Hosts and Principalities Below)


(Colossians 1:17) And he is before all things, and by him all things consist (to hold together or be held together; exist). - KJV - (Definitions added for clarification)





Now in the chapter of Job, there is reference to the "son's of God" who assemble to present themselves before the Lord. Satan attends this meeting and God asks Satan a very interesting question and from this text we can deduce that this meeting was not held on Earth.




(Job 1:6) Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.


(Job 1:7) And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.




Satan told God that he had come from planet Earth to attend this meeting. This scripture also implies that the "son's of God" came from other places to attend this meeting. There is no indication where they came from but we can assume that this meeting was held in Heaven and the "son's of God" came from other worlds created by God.




The Clouded Veil




God does have life on other planets, but God has made the distances between us so great that we will never be able to reach, see or realize their existence before Earth's time runs out. In other words, we have been quarantined from other worlds in the universe because of our fallen sinful state. Earth has been infected with Sin!



We are currently living on a planet that is caught in the middle of a great war, or great controversy between God and Satan and the whole universe is watching this center stage play unfold on Earth, to see what the outcome will be for inhabitants of this planet. Will we be accepted into the citizenry of the universe or will we be rejected and destroyed, found unfit to be part of the sinless nature that is dominant in the universe, i.e. Heaven?





In Corinthians, it mentions that we are being viewed as if in a play or on a theatrical stage...





(1 Corinthians 4:9) For I think that God has displayed us, the apostles, last, as men condemned to death; for we have been made a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men..


Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionary describes "Spectacle" as:

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theatron

theh'-at-ron

From G2300; a place for public show (“theatre”), that is, general audience room; by implication a show itself (figuratively): - spectacle, theatre.





So in essence, planet Earth is a theater which the whole universe is watching... And is watching because this is the only planet in the universe that is under the enslavement of Sin.



SETI's efforts to find life on other planets will never be realized outside of Satan's deceptions because the whole un-fallen universe will not interfere with the conflict that is occurring on this planet. These un-fallen residents of this vast universe are only spectators and are not participants, accept only when dispatched to bring aid to those who profess a relationship with Jesus.



But there are other angels who are in the process of interfering in Earths conflict and the war of Sin. Satan and his fallen Angels are in the process of deceiving the Human race from accepting God's only salvation through His son Jesus. (i.e. John 3:16)



The war and conflict I am referring to here isn't just to determine who has legal ownership of planet Earth, but it is also to determine what decision each living individual on this planet will make concerning who they will give their allegiance to, God or Satan.



In Hebrews 12:1-2, the Bible speaks of us being surrounded by a Cloud of Witnesses. Bible scholars believe this refers to saints that have gone before us and fought the trials of life and suffered for their belief for Jesus sake.




(Hebrews 12:1) Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,


(Hebrews 12:2) Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.- KJV





The passages in Hebrews 12:1-2 concerning the Great Cloud of Witnesses refers to other created beings that are part of the Heavenly community which are currently watching the outcome of this battle between God and Satan on this planet as I've already outlined.


There are some that believe this Great Cloud of Witnesses refers to those who have passed on from life here and went to Heaven, but this is not the case. The concept of going to Heaven or Hell after you die, is a pagan belief that has been brought into the church by the Roman Catholic Church. This is a false doctrine and does not line up with what the Bible truly teaches about our death.



If you have not read our topic on the "True State of the Dead", then Click Here...



Our planet is veiled from seeing God's other creations because we are the only planet in His universe which is in a rebellious sinful state.


Salvation is being decided by all individuals who live or who have lived on this earth to determine what judgment each will get after time has been brought to a close by God.


God will one day close the rift in eternity He created, called time, and the fate of countless individuals will be cast in stone and finished because of actions and decisions made while living on this planet. Our fate again is determined by which side of this great war, or controversy, we take sides on, God's way of love and self denial, or Satan's way of selfishness and self love. Jesus will one day say "it is finished"and the action I refer to here is called, the close of Probation.





PROBA'TION, n. [L. probatio.] The act of proving; proof.



1. Trial; examination; any proceeding designed to ascertain truth; in universities, the examination of a student, as to his qualifications for a degree.


2. Moral trial; the state of man in the present life, in which he has the opportunity of proving his character and being qualified for a happier state. Probation will end with the present life.


3. In general, trial for proof, or satisfactory evidence, or the time of trial.






When Probation comes to a close, Jesus will proclaim...



(Revelation 22:11) He acting unjustly, let him still act unjustly. And the filthy, let him be filthy still. And the righteous, let him be righteous still. And the holy, let him be holy still.






Will you be a Citizen of the God's Universe?




So what will be your decision? Will you become a citizen in this vast universe or will you be banned from participation in God's Kingdom and destroyed along with sin? The choices you make now will determine whether you will live for eternity in the presence of God or be destroyed, never to exist again, at the close of time.



God will not allow any sin to exist in His presence or His eternal Kingdom,and He will eliminate it for the safety and happiness of those who now live in His Kingdom.



If you're wondering what God's government will look like, check out the 10 Commandments. God's government is guided by these principals which are a reflection of God's true character and His government.



To see the contrast between God's and Satan's governmental structure, take a look at Satan's government of sin which is in full operation on planet earth. Satan's government totally clashes with the standards of God's government and character. You can see the disastrous results of the philosophy and actions of sin on our planet. Destructions to Mankind is caused by lying, cheating, murder, rape, theft, child prostitution and other socially destructive actions. These actions are running rampant in our world societies today. Safety, happiness and peace are not elements of the government of Satan. This is why sin and Satan will not be allowed in Heaven or God's universe.



Please do not deceive yourself, getting into God's Kingdom is not accomplished by good works, church affiliation or being a good person, but is only through the provision that God has made for Mankind through His son, Jesus.



Christ died for our sins on the Cross of Calvary and Christ offers us salvation through his substitutionary death on the cross. If you have not accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior, please consider a change in your life and live and dwell with God's other creation in Eternity. God only wants to destroy sin, not Sinners, but if your life is entangled with sin, you will be destroyed along with sin.







New Webster Definitions -- With Strong's Greek and Hebrew Dictionaries





Principalities:



1 -- the rank, dignity, or jurisdiction of a prince

2 -- the territory ruled by a prince

3 -- a country with which a prince's title is identified


(Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries)

G746

archeŻ

ar-khay'


From G756; (properly abstract) a commencement, or (concrete) chief (in various applications of order, time, place or rank): - beginning, corner, (at the, the) first (estate), magistrate, power, principality, principle, rule.




Dominions:



1 -- rule or power to rule; sovereign authority; sovereignty

2 -- a governed territory or country

3 -- a name formerly used for certain self-governing nations of THE COMMONWEALTH (sense 2)

4 -- Law ownership; dominion


(Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries)

G2963

kurioteŻs

koo-ree-ot'-ace


From G2962; mastery, that is, (concretely and collectively) rulers: - dominion, government.




Thrones:



1 -- the power or rank of a king, etc.; sovereignty

2 -- a sovereign, ruler, etc. !orders from the throne"

3 -- [pl.] Christian Theol. the third highest order in the hierarchy of angels


(Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries)

G2362

thronos

thron'-os


From θρα´ω thraoŻ (to sit); a stately seat (“throne”); by implication power or (concretely) a potentate: - seat, throne.




Powers:



1 -- ability to do, act, or produce

2 -- great ability to do, act, or affect strongly; vigor; force; strength

3 -- a) the ability to control others; authority; sway; influence b) [pl.] special authority assigned to or exercised by a person or group holding office c) legal ability or authority;

4 -- a person or thing having great influence, force, or authority

5 -- a nation, esp. one having influence or domination over other nations !the great powers"

6 -- national might or political strength

7 -- a spirit or divinity

8 -- of, for, or signifying persons in business or politics regarded as powerful !a power lunch, a power suit" in power -- a) in authority -- b) in office -- the powers that be the persons in control


(Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries)

G1849

exousia

ex-oo-see'-ah


From G1832 (in the sense of ability); privilege, that is, (subjectively) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (objectively) mastery (concretely magistrate, superhuman, potentate, token of control), delegated influence: - authority, jurisdiction, liberty, power, right, strength.



SYN.— power denotes the inherent ability or the admitted right to rule, govern, and determine [the limited power of a president]; authority refers to the power, because of rank or office, to give commands, enforce obedience, and make decisions [the authority of a teacher]; jurisdiction refers to the power to rule or decide within certain defined limits [the jurisdiction of the courts]; dominion implies sovereign or supreme authority [dominion over a dependent state]; sway stresses the predominance or sweeping scope of power [the Romans held sway over the ancient world]; control, in this connection, implies authority to regulate, restrain, or curb [under the control of a guardian]; command implies such authority that enforces obedience to one's orders [in command of a regiment]




Hosts:

Noun

hostis, army, hostile force



1 -- an army

2 -- a multitude; great number


(Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries)

H6635

tsa^ba^' tseba^'a^h

tsaw-baw', tseb-aw-aw'


From H6633; a mass of persons (or figurative things), especially regularly organized for war (an army); by implication a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically hardship, worship): - appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war (-fare).







On a Final Note



If you do not know or have drifted away from God, please consider what I've written here. Satan mocks those who reject Jesus, knowing they will suffer the Second Death.



Remember, Belief Cannot Change Reality and the reality is that God exists and wants nothing more than to have a relationship with you through His Son Jesus. Please hearken to His call on your life.



If you do not have a relationship with Jesus, please consider turning your heart and life over to Christ...




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