THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD



THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD



What is the DIFFERENCE between the foundation of the WORLD and the foundation of the EARTH? Some of you may say that you do not see any difference between these two phrases except the last word. One phrase has the word “WORLD” as the last word. And the other phrase has the word “EARTH” as the last word. And thus, to some of you, the world and the earth mean the same thing.

But other Christians have observed that the word “earth” seems to apply more to the physical planet Earth and the land. Whereas the word “world” in many verses seems to apply more to the population of the earth and the world SYSTEM. And the world system speaks of the ruling of the world’s population. In other words, the world system speaks of the CARETAKERS that God has placed over the earth and the world's population.


The phrase “the foundation of the EARTH” is found FOUR times in the entire Bible and it is always referring to the ORIGINAL creation of the heavens and the earth by Yahweh in eternity past.


THE FOUNDATION OF THE EARTH


Here are the four verses with the phrase “the foundation of the earth” and as you can see they all refer to the ORIGINAL creation of the heavens of the earth by Yahweh in eternity past.


Psalm 102:25.  


Of OLD have you laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of your hands.”


Isaiah 48:13.  


“My hand also has laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand has spanned the heavens: when I call unto them, they stand up together.”


Zechariah 12:1.  


“The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, says the LORD, which stretches forth the heavens, and lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him.”


Hebrews 1:10.  


“And, You, Lord, in the beginning, have laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of your hands:”


So then, the foundation of the earth was of OLD or in the BEGINNING speaking of in eternity past when Yahweh first created the heavens and the earth BEFORE the earth BECAME void and without form. The Hebrew word translated as “WAS” also means BECAME, as in, came to pass.


Here is what the concordance says.


H1961

הָיָה

hâyâh

haw-yaw'

A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary): - beacon, X altogether, be (-come, accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), continue, do, faint, fall, + follow, happen, X have, last, pertain, quit (one-) self, require, X use.

Total KJV occurrences: 3502


God did not create the earth as a WASTELAND that was VOID and of no use. God created the earth to be inhabited.


Please read Isaiah 45:18.


“For thus says the LORD that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he has established it, he created it NOT in VAIN, he formed it to be INHABITED: I am the LORD; and there is none else.”


So then, the earth BECAME void AFTER it was inhabited BEFORE the FOUNDATION of the WORLD. Now, this sentence may sound like a contradiction to some of you. For how can the earth be inhabited BEFORE the earth was created? And that is because the true meaning of the phrase “the FOUNDATION of the WORLD” has nothing whatsoever to do with the CREATING of the heavens and the earth in the beginning.

You see, the heavens and the earth were created by Yahweh, in the beginning, to be inhabited. This was the original creation BEFORE the earth BECAME void and empty of its FORMER inhabitants. What some Christians have failed to see is that the OLD earth was given to the angel Lucifer to rule over as its caretaker. But pride entered into Lucifer and he rebelled against God to exalt his throne above the clouds to be like God.


Please read Isaiah 14:12-15.


“How are you fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How are you cut down to the ground, which did weaken the nations!

13.  For you have said in your heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:

14.  I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.

15.  Yet you shall be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.”


And that pride in Lucifer’s heart caused him to make war with Yahweh to exalt or expand the throne of the earth that God gave to him to be exalted above the clouds of the earth. The greed in Lucifer’s heart wanted to be worshiped as God. And this war in heaven is still going on today. Lucifer, who is now called Satan, was first cast out of heaven referring to God’s throne on the sides of the north where the city of God is located presently. Satan was also banned from traveling the stars or the fiery stones speaking of travel in out space by way of portals or wormholes.

So right now, Satan is limited to the height of the clouds as a rebel god of this present world. And the only reason that God has not destroyed Satan and the fallen angels is that they are one trial being convicted of the crimes. For a deeper understanding on this subject of a pre-Adamic race being governed by Lucifer please read the studies called “UNDERSTANDING WHY?” and “THE WAR IN HEAVEN-REVELATION 12!”. But for now, please read the LITERAL translation of Genesis 1:2 which teaches us about TWO BEGINNINGS. There is the original creation of the heavens and the earth and then there is the RE-CREATING or the RESTORATION of the earth AFTER the earth BECAME void by the WAR between Lucifer and the fallen angels and God’s angels who remained faithful to him.


Genesis 1:2 from the LITERAL translation.


“And the earth she BECAME void and vacant and darkness over the face of the abyss and spirit of elohim vibrating over faces of the waters.”



God DETHRONED Lucifer during the FOUNDATION of the WORLD. If you look up the phrase “the FOUNDATION of the WORLD in the King James Version of the Bible you will find it ten times. And all ten times the SAME Greek word “katabole” Strong’s #2602 that is translated as FOUNDATION is used.

Here is the meaning of this Greek word “katabole”.


G2602

καταβολή

katabolē

kat-ab-ol-ay'

From G2598; a deposition, that is, founding; figuratively conception: - conceive, foundation.

Total KJV occurrences: 11



The word deposition or to depose means to remove by force, to overthrow, to unseat, to remove, and to DETHRONE. And when we look up the root word “kataballo” Strong’s # 1598 we see that it means to throw down or to cast down.


G2598

καταβάλλω

kataballō

kat-ab-al'-lo

From G2596 and G906; to throw down: - cast down, lay.

Total KJV occurrences: 3


So then, the FOUNDATION of the WORLD speaks of the DETHRONING of Lucifer and the RE-CREATING or the RESTORATION of the earth and NOT the original creation of the heavens and the earth by Yahweh in eternity past.


THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD


Here are the ten verses with the phrase “the FOUNDATION of the WORLD” in them.


Matthew 13:35.  


“That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.”



And from what we have learned about the phrase “the FOUNDATION of the WORLD” this verse is speaking of the DETHRONING of Lucifer, the earth BECOMING void and vacant during the WAR of dethroning Lucifer, the RE-CREATION or the RESTORATION of the earth AND the crowing of a NEW King over the earth. But first God’s plan of salvation must be kept SECRET until it was FINISHED on the cross. For had the principalities and power known they would NOT have crucified the Lord of glory.



Matthew 25:34.  


“Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, you blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:”



Again, the foundation of the world does NOT refer to the original creation of the heavens and the earth in eternity past but rather speaks of the RESTORATION of the earth some 6000 years ago.


Luke 11:50.  


“That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;”



This is speaking from Genesis chapter 2 all the way through to the coming of Jesus. Mankind has only existed for some 6000 years. The FOUNDATION of the world is speaking of the DETHRONING of Lucifer, the earth BECOMING void and vacant during the WAR of dethroning Lucifer, the RE-CREATION or the RESTORATION of the earth AND the crowing of a NEW King over the earth.


John 17:24.  


“Father, I will that they also, whom you have given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which you hast given me: for you loved me before the foundation of the world.”



The verse speaks of AFTER the dethroning of Lucifer but right before God devises his PLAN of salvation. So AS God is RESTORING the earth he proposes to Satan, the fallen angels, and to the angels that have remained faithful to him to create and INFERIOR species of being who would be a little lower than you angels. And then we will see if an inferior species of being called the humans will live before me without sin. And if even one human lives their life without sin then I will destroy Lucifer and the fallen angels whom I created PERFECT in the day in which I created them. This will prove that I am not to be blamed for created them with a sinful nature.


Ephesians 1:4.  


According as he has chosen us IN him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:”



This verse speaks of God’s PLAN of SALVATION to be IN his yet future Son was chosen AFTER the DETHRONING of Lucifer and BEFORE the RESTORATION of the earth.


Hebrews 4:3.  


“For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.”


Again, this verse is NOT speaking of the original creation of the heavens and the earth in eternity past. But rather this verse is speaking of the RE-CREATING of the earth and God declaring the END of his PLAN of salvation from the beginning.


Hebrews 9:26.  


“For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world has he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.”



This verse is saying that Jesus is NOT like the old priesthood that needed to make sacrifices every year because if Jesus was like that THEN Jesus would have to suffer and die on the cross even year unto the completion of the foundation of the world. You see, there are three steps that God is taking to dethrone Lucifer. The first step took place around 6000 years ago called the FOUNDATION of the WORLD. The next step will take place AT the coming of Jesus which is another FOUNDATION of the world.

There will be another WAR right before the coming of Jesus and Satan will be cast down from his ruling as the principalities of the air down to the earth. Satan will know that his time is short and he will make war with the saints for 3 ½ years or for forty-two prophets months having 30 days in each month.

Then Satan will be bound AT the coming of Jesus and he will be cast into the bottomless pit. Satan will remain in the bottomless pit for 1000 years. And WHEN he is released there will be a third and final FOUNDATION of the world.


1 Peter 1:20.


Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,”


This verse teaches us that Jesus was PROPHESIED to come into existence after the dethroning of Lucifer and right before God restored the earth. When God said let there be LIGHT he was PROPHESYING of his yet future Son to be the light of the world.


Revelation 13:8.


“And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.”


This verse teaches us that God’s PLAN of salvation was planned AFTER the DETHRONING of Lucifer and right before the RE-CREATING of the earth. The word translated as “FORM” also means AFTER. So the Lamb was slain in the mind and PLAN of God AFTER the DETHRONE of Lucifer from being the CARETAKER of the earth in a previous age BEFORE the creation of mankind.



Revelation 17:8.  


“The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and SHALL ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition (Or into DESTRUCTION in the lake of fire on the final day of judgement and DETHRONING of Lucifer who is now called Satan): and they that dwell on the earth shall WONDER, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, WHEN they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.”


To ME, this verse teaches of the THIRD foundation of the world meaning the third stage of step of God DETHRONING Lucifer PERMANENTLY by destroying him in the lake of fire after the 1000 year reign of Jesus.

There are three Greek words that are translated as the English word “world”. But we are interested in the one Greek word that is used every time in the phrase “the foundation of the WORLD.

Here is what the concordance says that this Greek word “komos” means.


G2889

κόσμος

kosmos

kos'-mos

Probably from the base of G2865; orderly arrangement, that is, decoration; by implication the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively [morally]): - adorning, world.

Total KJV occurrences: 187


And here is what the base word means.


G2865

κολυμβάω,

kolumbaō

kom-id'-zo

From a primary word κολυμβος kolumbos (to tend, that is, take care of); properly to provide for, that is, (by implication) to carry off (as if from harm; generally obtain): - bring, receive.

Total KJV occurrences: 11


In other words, Lucifer was the caretaker of the earth in a previous age. The previous age is called the Luciferian age and the Pre-Adamic Age. And because Lucifer rebelled against God there arose a need to REPLACE the caretaker of the earth. But when God was about to destroy Lucifer and the fallen angels, Lucifer falsely accused God of creating him IMPERFECT and thus it was not his fault that he rebelled against God. So to clear God’s name he devised an ingenious plan to dethrone Satan permanently and REPLACE him at the same time.

You see dear children of God, the writers of the New Testament used a DIFFERENT Greek word when referring to a FOUNDATION as the BEGINNING of something that is being built.

Here is what the concordance says concerning this other Greek word translated as foundation.

“G2310

θεμέλιος

themelios

them-el'-ee-os

From a derivative of G5087; something put down, that is, a substruction (of a building, etc.), (literally or figuratively): - foundation.

Total KJV occurrences: 16

It is used 16 times and never as the foundation of the WORLD. But it is used one time when speaking of Yahweh creating the EARTH in Hebrews 1:10 where the writer of Hebrews is quoting Psalm 102:26. My point is that it was God’s PLAN of SALVATION that was ordained or CHOSEN AFTER the earth became void and BEFORE God created mankind a little lower and INFERIOR to his previous creation the angels.

The next verse that we will study is Ephesians 1:4.

“According as he has chosen US in him BEFORE the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:”

Thanks for reading and may God bless you richly as you CONTINUE to seek the TRUTH of the WHOLE word of Almighty God. Your very eternal life depends upon what CHOICES that you make. So choose wisely according to the SOUND BIBLICAL teaching of the scriptures.


Your brother in our Lord Jesus Christ,

Brother Mark.

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