Lawless Attacks on Divine Institutions
Lawlessness in the Church
Satan Sponsors Lawlessness
Lawlessness in Marriage
is disobedience to the commandments of God. The commandments were
called the Law in the Old Testament (1 Tim 1:8, 9, 10).
2. The Antediluvian Civilization
was the most lawless in human history. In that period Satan
attacked Marriage and demons cohabited with women. The Flood,
which destroyed that civilization, began on the 17th day of
the 2nd month, where 17 is for lawlessness, and 2 is for division
3. Lawlessness includes all
manner of antinomianism and unrestrained behavior, including sin, evil,
lasciviousness, promiscuity, fornication, criminality, and idolatry.
4. Lawlessness is the opposite
1. Woman in the Garden:
The woman entered into lawlessness when she ate the forbidden fruit (Gen
3:6; 2 Cor 11:3). Her husband later became legalistic and blamed
his sin on her (Gen 3:12).
Civilization: The Antediluvian Civilization engaged in the ultimate
lawlessness in human history in Satan's attack on Marriage. Demons
cohabited with women (Gen 6:4).
3. Lot: Lot's Righteous soul was tormented
by the lawless people of Sodom (2 Pet 2:7).
4. The Exodus generation died in the wilderness
because of lawlessness (1 Cor 10:5).
5. Jezebel and the Prostitute of Babylon led the
Northern and Southern Kingdoms of Israel in lawlessness in violation
of the Four Generation
6. Jezebel in the Church leads believers into lawlessness
and idolatry (Rev 2:20).
7. Man of lawlessness: The Antichrist in
the Tribulation will be the "man
of lawlessness" who will obey Satan and reject God (2 Thess 2:3).
Attacks on Divine Institutions
1. Church (Grace) – Apostasy,
2. Marriage – harems, adultery,
promiscuity, homosexuality, RM-RW rejection
3. Nation – Evil King, immigration
4. Judicial system – crime
5. People – world, flesh
1. Lawless people indulge the lusts of the Old Sin
Nature (OSN) (Eph 2:2).
a. They are slaves of
the OSN (Rom 6:12, 19), but are freed through the filling of the Holy Spirit
b. They pursue various
forms of reversionism, such as drinking, carousing, and adultery (2 Pet
c. Lawlessness includes
sexual sins of lasciviousness, sensuality, fornication, adultery along
with a host of perversions like incest and rape.
2. The Exodus generation was lawless and died in
the wilderness (Nu 32:13; Deut 2:14; Heb 3:8-11).
3. Lawlessness alternates with legalism.
It hides behind a cloak of legalism (Gen 3:7; Matt 23:25, 28).
4. Unrestrained lawlessness results in Divine punishment,
sowing to the wind and reaping the whirlwind (Hos 8:7).
in the Church
1. Lawlessness in the church is evident from apostasy.
a. Apostasy is deviation
from the Truth of Bible Doctrine (Rom 16:17; 2 Thess 3:6, 14).
b. Apostasy is lawlessness
(1 Tim 6:3-5).
2. Lawlessness in the church may be due to false
teachers or members of the congregation who do not believe sound doctrine.
a. False teachers do not
believe and teach sound doctrine. They do not accurately interpret
the Word of Truth (2 Pet 2:1-3).
b. Congregations may go
astray by believing false teachers or by rejecting Truth taught by accurate
teachers (Heb 3:12).
c. False teachers are
recognized by their fruits, which should be Divine Good production (Matt
3. Satan attacks local churches.
a. He uses a counterfeit
gospel and false doctrine (Gal 1:8-9; 1 Tim 4:1-3).
b. Satan appears as an
angel of light in false teachers (2 Cor 11:14).
c. Satan's servants are
people who are antichrists or Jezebels (2 Cor 11:15).
d. An antichrist or Jezebel
is under the influence of Satan or a demon spirit (1 Jn 4:3).
4. Apostasy and lawlessness in the church include
lack of Grace in Salvation or in the Christian life (Eph 2:5, 8-9; Rom
1. Satan seduces people into lawlessness as he did
the woman in the Garden (2 Cor 11:3; 1 Cor 7:5, 9).
2. Satan tempts people into lawlessness (1 Cor
7:5; 1 Tim 6:9).
3. Satan tempted Jesus Christ, but the Lord did
not sin (Matt 4:1-10; Heb 4:15).
4. Lawless people are Satan's slaves (1 Tim 4:1-3;
2 Tim 2:26).
5. The Antichrist as the Evil King is called the
"man of lawlessness"
(2 Thess 2:3).
6. Satan empowers the Prostitute
of Babylon, who performs lawless, lascivious rites (2 Ki 9:22; Rev
1. Marriage is a Divine Institution for believer and
unbeliever. However, the rules of Marriage in the Bible can only
be imposed on believers.
2. The Spiritual basis for Marriage (Gen 2:24)
comes from the Doctrine of Right Man – Right Woman (Gen 2:21-23).3
3. The Doctrine of Right Man – Right Woman symbolizes
the relationship between Christ and the Church (Eph 5:25-32; 2 Cor 11:2).
4. The strict rules against divorce are because
of the Doctrine of Right Man – Right Woman (Matt 19:4-8).4
5. Because of the importance of Marriage in the
human race, Satan attacks Marriage. He attacked it in the Antediluvian
Civilization and throughout history. When pastors deviate from the
rules of Marriage in the Bible, Satan is usually behind it whether the
pastor is smart or dumb.
6. Satan also sponsors all manner of sexual perversions
from adultery to homosexuality to destroy Marriage. These sexual
sins amount to idolatry (Col 3:5).
7. The Right Man – Right Woman and Marriage relationships
are for life – until death parts (1 Cor 7:39). Violation of these
relationships can lead to the Sin
1. Idolatry of the Canaanites was practiced under every
green tree (Deut 12:2).
2. Idolatry was prohibited by the Mosaic Law (Ex
3. Lawlessness of idolatry leads to the destruction
of the family and the nation under the Four
Generation Curse (Ex 20:5).
4. Lawlessness in the Northern and Southern Kingdoms
of Israel led to idolatry and the destruction of the nation.
5. Jews burned their children to Baal (Jer 7:31;
19:5; Ezek 16:20).
6. Lawlessness leads to idolatry in the final days
of a nation (1 Tim 4:1).
7. Prostitution, fornication, and other sins with
the body amount to idolatry (Col 3:5).
1. The judgment for lawlessness is the Lake of Fire
(Matt 25:41; Jude 1:7; Rev 19:20; 20:10, 14-15).
2. Satan and his demons along with unbelievers
have been sentenced to the Lake of Fire (Matt 25:41; Rev 20:10).
3. Unbelievers, called sons of disobedience (Eph
5:6; Rom 1:18; Col 3:6), will be judged at the Great White Throne and sent
to the Lake of Fire (Matt 25:41; Rev 20:11-15).
1. Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die (Is
22:13; 56:12; Lk 12:19; 1 Cor 15:32).
2. A period of unrestrained lawlessness is like
sowing to the wind, but the whirlwind will be reaped (Hos 8:7). The
payment will come due.
3. Periods of unrestrained lawlessness are opportunities
to accumulate grounds for condemnation and judgment.
4. Those who rejected manna and gorged themselves
on quail were laid low in the wilderness (Nu 11:31-34; Ps 78:29-31).
5. The displeasure of God is not worth the discipline
that will follow.
1. Lawlessness is overstepping boundaries.
2. Legalism is unwillingness to cross boundaries.
3. Lawlessness is too subjective about boundaries,
and legalism too objective.
4. In the Client
Nation lawlessness comes from the wilderness across the southern border
and legalism from across the northern border.
a. Reuben and Capricornus
on the southern border symbolize lawlessness.
b. Dan and Libra on the
northern border can fail in legalism.
In people lawlessness is an attack on the right (spiritual) side, and legalism
is an attack on the left (temporal) side.
6. Lawlessness and legalism are outside the boundaries
of the Divine Dynasphere
in the Cosmic System.
1. Lawlessness may result in lack of rain and droughts
(Lev 26:15, 19; Jer 3:3; 14:3-6).
2. Promiscuity is symbolized by too much rain and
floods (Gen 6:11-12, 17; Prov 5:16).
1. Pay now or pay later.
a. Pay now – refers to
the one who pays the price for resisting temptation. Examples:
Prodigal son's brother (Luk 15:29); Uriah the Hittite (2 Sam 11:5-24).
b. Pay later – refers
to the one who accepts the pleasure of the moment and pays for it later.
Examples: Prodigal son (Luk 15:13, 14-15); David and Bathsheba (2
Sam 11:2-4; 12:1-23; Psa 32:1-11).
2. Opportunity to have illicit pleasure (Luk 15:13,
a. Getting drunk in lawlessness
and having a hangover the next day (Prov 23:31-35).
b. Fornicating in lawlessness
and being demoted into Intensified Divine Punishment (Prov 7:21-23).
c. Committing adultery
and destroying the marriage.
d. Jonah rejected the
Lord's command in lawlessness and was swallowed by a great fish (Jonah
1. Drinking is not a sin of lawlessness, but drunkenness
is (Eph 5:18; 1 Tim 5:23).
2. Smoking is not a sin of lawlessness, although
it is unhealthy.
3. Nudity is not a sin of lawlessness (Gen 2:25).
4. Many expletives are not sins, but blasphemy
5. Taboos that are not lawlessness include (ref.
a. Wearing makeup, grooming.
b. Dress codes.
c. Diet, food and drink
– such as not eating pork or drinking wine or being a vegetarian (Acts
d. Racial prejudice (Nu
12:1; Acts 10:28).
1. The color for lawlessness is green, for the green
tree (Deut 12:2; Ps 37:35; Jer 2:20).
2. The color for Happiness is also green, but lack
of capacity for Happiness is symbolized by high swing failure (light green)
and low swing failure (dark green).
1. Larry Wood. The
Four Generation Curse, Sept. 23, 2016.
2. Larry Wood. The
Divine Dynasphere, Aug. 31, 2015.
3. Larry Wood. Right
Man - Right Woman, May 13, 2015.
4. Larry Wood. Scar
Tissue of the Soul, "Scar
Tissue and Divorce," May 3, 2015.
Author: Larry Wood, Released December