Introduction: The purpose of this lesson is to understand that God created vessels of honor destined for salvation, and vessels of wrath destined for destruction.
1. FROM THE BEGINNING GOD MADE A DISTINCTION BETWEEN THE TWO SEEDS
a) Gen 3:15
"And I will put enmity...Between your seed and her seed."
b) Gen 4:4-5 " And the Lord respected Abel..., but did not respect Cain..."
2. THE GOSPEL CONFIRMS THESE TWO SEEDS
9:11-13 "for the children not yet being born, nor having done any good or
b) Rom 9:20-23 "...one vessel for honor and another for dishonor?"
c) 2 Thess 3:2 "...unreasonable and wicked men;...not all have faith."
d) Rom 8:9-10 "...does not have the spirit of Christ, he is not His."
3. THE NARRATIVES RELATE THAT JESUS IN THE DAYS OF HIS FLESH SPOKE OF THESE TWO SEEDS
10:24-26 "But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep,"
b) John 8:44 "You are of your father the devil,"
c) Matt 7:15 "...but inwardly they are ravenous wolves."
d) Matt 7:21-23 "...I never knew you; depart from Me,"
4. THE SCRIPTURE GIVES EVIDENCE OF THESE TWO SEEDS
46:3-4 "Who have been carried from the womb.."
b) Dan 12:10 "...but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand,"
c) Psalm 58:3 "The wicked are estranged from the womb;"
d) Prov 16:4 "Yes, even the wicked for the day of doom."
EVALUATION - REVIEW FINAL NOTES
a. Not everyone is a child of God (Rom 8:29-33)
b. Example of a vessel of dishonor (Rom 9:17)
c. In this sovereignty there is no injustice in God (Rom 9:14)
d. The Spirit gives testimony to our spirit that we are children of God (Rom 8:16)
1. In reference to the two seeds . ( T or F )
a. ___ Today each one chooses which seed they would like to be.
b. ___ God in his sovereignty created two seeds..
c. ___ The two seeds are a doctrinal invention.
d. ___ There is clear evidence of their existence.
2. Jesus of Nazareth.....(T or F)
a. ___ Never spoke of the two seeds.
b. ___ Taught that we are wolves that can convert into lambs.
c. ___ Identified the children of the devil.
d. ___ Identified his sheep and that he can lose none
3. Three verses in the scripture that mention the two seeds are...
a. Psalm 23:1, Gen 1:1, Mal 3:10
b. Psalm 150, Prov 3:5, Jer 33:3
c. Isaiah 46:3, Psalm 58:3, Prov 16:4
4. Mark T or F for the following conclusions …
a. ___ There is injustice in God because He created two seeds.
b. ___ God has always done as He wants in His love.
c. ___ This gives us foundation and security that we have always belonged to God.
d. ___ We also understand that God predestined us, not for wrath, but for good works prepared before hand.
e. ___ We also know that salvation was never by works, but according to the election.
f. ___ This mystery tears down the supposed idea of free will for salvation.
g. ___ Due to the fact that only God knows and identifies these two seeds, we should preach the gospel and present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.
WE DECLARE YOU PERFECT IN CHRIST !!