Part 16 - Israel 101 - Doctrine of Balaam

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Study Guide: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DQLS7VobfgE-_NF3Hi3Da49Spu2aTwVdk-xc-v0AVZc/edit?usp=sharing

Chapters:
00:00:00 - Understanding Israel 101: The Doctrine of Baaam
00:05:51 - The Doctrine of Balam
00:11:50 - The Doctrine of Balaam
00:18:23 - The Stumbling Block of the Doctrine of Balaam
00:24:00 - The Consequences of Sleeping with the Enemy
00:29:36 - The Dangers of the Moabites
00:35:13 - The Lure of False Gods
00:41:03 - Separating from the People of the Land
00:47:06 - Separation from the World
00:52:40 - The Doctrine of Balum
00:58:02 - The Spirit of Jezebel
01:03:55 - The Reward of Not Committing Fornication
01:09:45 - The Sinless 144,000
01:14:53 - Dealing with Offenses
01:20:14 - Getting on the Throne
01:25:46 - The Missing Ingredient in Christianity
01:31:43 - Qualifying for the Reward
01:37:29 - The Parable of the Talents
01:43:06 - The Double Purpose of Life
01:48:31 - The Hardness of Living Up to God's Commandments
01:54:05 - Salvation outside the City
01:59:30 - Levels of Knowledge, Understanding, and Wisdom
02:05:08 - Becoming the Kingdom Now
02:10:17 - The Glory of Yahweh in the Third Temple
02:15:40 - Exclusion from the Sanctuary
02:20:51 - The Untrustworthiness of the Israelites
02:26:00 - The Chosen Ones in the New Jerusalem

Key insights
The threat of the doctrine of Balaam
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    The doctrine of Balaam is a serious threat to Remnant Israel and must be kept out of the church at all costs.
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    Fornication with the moabite women wasn't the issue, but rather the worship of their gods, highlighting the importance of staying true to one's own faith.
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    Balaam's plan was to get Israel to crawl in bed with them and become like them, causing the whole congregation to commit the doctrine of Balaam.
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    "Yahweh hates mixture, every seed must produce after its own kind."
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    The doctrine of Balaam aims to seduce God's people and separate them from their faith, leading to the worship of false gods and spreading throughout the church.
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    The warning against balum is not just about sexual fornication, but fornication with false gods of this world.
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    The spirit of Jezebel seduces Israelites and leads them to mix with the world, becoming false teachers in the church.
Consequences of following the doctrine of Balaam
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    The doctrine of Balaam caused Yahweh to kill 23,000 Israelites, making it the only time that Yahweh ever killed his own people.
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    God's punishment for following the doctrine of Balaam resulted in the death of 23,000 Israelites, emphasizing the severity of the consequences.
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    The joy of the Lord will be every long Mile and every hard trial will be paid with a position in the kingdom of God.