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Who are the sons of God?

(1) The sons of God are the men and women who are chosen by God to be his sons/daughters through God’s Effective Grace and evidenced by their Obedient Faith which is the active obedience to the Ten Commandments. Their inheritance is to be restored like their Father Adam, the son of YHWH.

They are the Chosen Ekklyssia, the true Israel and the adopted remnant. They will have the image and likeness of God restored in them.

(2) The Scriptures teach clearly that the sons of God are the believing people who are also called the Ekklyssia and the true Israel.

✧ “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God" (Matthew 5:9). Jesus is not referring to angels or aliens.

✧ “But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name" (John 1:12).

✧ “For as many as are led by the (Holy) Spirit of God, they are the sons of God” (Romans 8:14). This verse refers to people and not to demons or evil angels.

(3) God’s effectual calling leads the chosen few to become regenerated and believe in the person and works of the Messiah. Thus, they are called “sons of God.” Evil spirits who are the fallen angels cannot be regenerated, hence they are not called “sons of God.”

✧ “ For as many as are led by the Spirit ofGod, they are the sons ofGod" (Romans 8:14).

✧ “ For you are all the sons (children) of God by faith in Messiah JesusJ” (Galatians 3:26).

✧ “ Even to them (the chosen ekklyssia Qohelet) I will give, in My house and within My walls, a place and a name better than that of sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name that shall not be cut off" (Isaiah 56:5).

(4) The relationship of the redeemed is a real adoption by God as His own sons.

✧ “ To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Holy Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Wherefore you are no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ” (Galatians 4:5-7; Isaiah 56:5; Philippians 2:15).

(5) Today, nonbelievers could be called children of men and also children of the Devil (Satan), but not sons of God.

✧ “If God were your Father, you would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but He sent me. Why do you not understand me? Even because you cannot hear my word. You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do (John 8:42 44).

(6) Today, we are sons of God if we, not only accept the Messiah Jesus sacrificial death in our place, but also obey Him. We are the children of the one whom we obey. (Romans 6:16).

It is not just a matter of feeling, or confession, or assent of faith, but committed faith which is evidenced by total obedience.

✧ “ He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked" (I John 2:6).

To walk means to obey and follow all the Ten Commandments of Yeshua Jesus Christ.

Notice the reference: “to walk just as He walked.” Therefore, we need to reject all the teachings and the interpretations of the Church and follow all the Scripture as Jesus wrote it and obeyed it.

(7) Some scholars believe that the term sons of God refers to the fallen angels principalities, (Dereck P. Gilbert, “Bad Moon Rising,” 2019, pp. 2-3). They believe that the division of the languages at Babel was in accordance with seventy fallen agnels hierarchies or principalities, (Genesis 10). They propose that these powerful angels or principalities are in charge of the nations.

But, when you review this chapter, you notice the following:

(A) The seventy (or 75) names mentioned are all of human descendants.

(B) These were the children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of Noah.

(C) This Genealogy Table in Genesis 10 did not mention every child, but certain children, seventy-one to be exact.

(D) This table mentioned 26 chosen children and grandchildren of Shem. It mentioned 31 chosen chidlren and grandchildren of Ham. It mentioned 14 chosen children and grandchildren of Japheth.. This is evidence that the name listed is limited to the “Chosen Believers” and not to the entire human race.

(E) Hence those 26 + 31 + 14 = 71 chosen names became heads of nations. God divided the single language (Hebrew) spoken before the Tower of Babel into 70 languages.

(F) Since the ancestors of Abraham kept the Hebrew language, then the division of the language was not into 71 but 70 nations.

(G) Thus the term sons of God refers to the faithful believers, not to angels or fallen angels or principalities of angels ruling nations.

(8) Psalm 82 is used by misunderstanding to promote a false theology. Most Christians do not understand its meaning correctly.

Psalm 82 has major errors in translation into English and other languages. When you read it in a translation, you get the impression that God is talking to gods and powerful angels. But, in Hebrew, it does not say that. It says God is having a counsel with Himself. In other words, God is having a personal reflection about humans who are abusing other humans.

Psalm 82:1 (A Psalm of Asaph.) God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.

{better translation: God (Elohim) stands in the presence of God (Elohim) and judges}

82:2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah. 82:3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. 82:4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked. 82:5 They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.

{verses 2-5 refer to humans who are abusers, cruel judges, and tyrants}

82:6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.

{This verse is an evidence that humans (the elect) are called sons of God}

82:7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.

{Although they are humans, called by God to be sons of God, yet they will suffer the same pain and death as the sons of men, who are not sons of God. This means that we all have to live and suffer our painful human life although before God, those who are chosen have the status and authority as the “sons of God”}

8Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.


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