Summary: Satans hard heart caused him to fall
SOME THINGS THAT ARE NOT IN PLACE
Text: John 20:24 But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.
( 1) Satan is out of place his greed caused him to go after God.
His selfish heart cause him to seek Gods throne.
He wanted power so he could be a ruler.
He challenged God and God denounced him.
He lost his lofty position.
God announced the Devils final doom and his final place of abode.
Matt:25: 41Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
(2) Israel is out of place
Ezekiel 21: 23And it shall be unto them as a false divination in their sight, to them that have sworn oaths: but he will call to remembrance the iniquity, that they may be taken.
24Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because, I say, that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.
25And thou, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end,
A. God had place for Israel
B. They were not Obedient to him
C. Profane misconduct and iniquity
How ever God will restore them to the place he called them for.
Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.
25Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.
26A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.
27And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.
28And ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.
(3) THE GENTILE NATION IS OUT OF PLACE
Dan:2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
45Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.
A. We are falling from Grace
B. We are leaving our first Love
C. We are looking to false Gods
D. We are trusting man no God.
E. Money not Grace
(4) THE CHURCH IS OUT OF PLACE
1ST Thess:4:14For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
15For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.