; $nd he said Look: ( see the hea)ens opened and the Son of man standin& at God's ri&ht hand:''
7e% ;:;1 0hould also 2e mentioned here regarding the
7,#$ $A)D * P"7.
''He who o)ercomes 8is )ictorious9 ( will &rant him to sit !eside Me on My throne as ( Myself o)ercame 8was )ictorious9 and sat down !eside My 3ather on His throne''
he right hand of #od not onl denotes o!er 2ut also the
of #od as deicted in Ps 16:112 ++
n +our presence is fullness of *oy at +our ri&ht hand there are pleasures for e)ermore''
Acts ;:;<;=& 31. Am. Also !e find in Ps 11=:1<16.
''The )oice of re*oicin& and sal)ation is in the tents and pri)ate dwellin&s of the "uncompromisin&ly# ri&hteous. the ri&ht hand of the Lord does )aliantly and achie)es stren&th: The ri&ht hand of the Lord is e<alted; the ri&ht hand of the Lord does )aliantly and achie)es stren&th:''
, do not intend to la2our the oint for too long on either the 7ight or 5eft side of #od as , !ish onl to esta2lish the fact that there are t!o sides to #od as art of the 2asis of !hat , feel to share. ut , !ould urge those !ho are interested to read the Part 1?1 of our dear ro 2+s series& as it is %er& %er informati%e.
The Left Hand 7 =ark Side of God
At the outset of this oint !e need to realise that e%en though some ma li'e to thin' so& the dar' side is not meaning the
side of #od. #od is lo%e * no matter !hat $e does& as hard as it ma seem&
for $is creation is the dri%ing force 2ehind e%er action $e ta'es. "h/ or
#D ,0 5
if !e don+t 'no! that et !e need a deeer eEerience !ith $im. ,ncidentall the true meaning of the !ord
!hen concerning #od * $is o!n is
#h"te hot loe
as used +in hand+ is usuall in the $e2re!
!hich means +stronger or more deEterous.+ he !ord for
meaning +dar'+. , no! !ish to uote from J Preston 2+ Part 1?1 Article. : “,t is not m urose in this message to eEound uon the su2ect of the left hand of #od& 2ut in assing let us note& as , ha%e ointed out& the left hand in the ld estament means
and from this !e can readil understand that it signifies the oosite of the right hand F !hat !e call 2ad or e%il. he left hand reresents the
dark side of God
his is the hand of #od so little understood- he distincti%e !or' of these t!o hands is grahicall ortraed in the !onderful ara2le Jesus told of the shee and the goats. $o! so2ering are these meaningful !ords of truth: “And $e shall set the shee on the
2ut the goats on the
hen shall the @ing sa unto them on the
Come& e 2lessed of m ather& inherit the 'ingdom reared for ou from the foundation of the !orldGthen shall $e sa also to them on the
Deart from me& e cursed& into agea2iding fire& reared for the de%il and his angelsG”H(at. ;<I. ut ust !hat or !ho are these t!o hands of #od/ he t!o hands of #od reresent t!o asects of #ods dealings& t!o !as in !hich $e mo%es and acts to accomlish $is uroses. "e can readil see from the ara2le of the shee and the goats that #od deals through 2oth
forces. hose in the right hand of #od are a
raised u to manifest the glor of #odK the are the deli%erers and 2lessers of humanit- ut those in the left hand are called “%essels of !rath” and “%essels of dishonour.” "hen #od raises u negati%e forces in the earth& to udge something& or destro a sstem or an order& those negati%e forces accomlishing #ods !ill reresent the
of #od- ,t ma 2e communism 2ringing udgement on an aostate religious sstem& 2ut !hate%er it is it is negati%e&
an instrument in the hand of the 5ord- $is
of course- Although the are raised u as a negati%e instrument in the hand of the 5ord& there are no re!ards for the !or' the do& the recei%e no 'ingdom& no status in the order of #od for the ages to come. 7ather& the are laced under the dealing hand of #od in a rocess of fier udgement to recei%e correction- : nd uote. 0o !e see a left * a right& a dar' * a 2right side to #od. A higher * a lo!er& a greater * a lesser. r the 0ons& * also the
. All things are of * from #od.;