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Copyright 1998, Garrison R. Russell

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Xulon Publishing
3933 Old Garvey Road
Colville, Washington 99114

Scripture quotations are from the King James Version of the Bible, unless otherwise noted.

Cover design and graphics by G. Russell

Library of Congress Catalog Card
Number 98-90252
ISBN 0–9660131–1–5

Printed and bound in the U.S.A.
First Printing: September 1998
Second Printing: July 2001

Chapter Title Page

  

Preface

 ix

1

The Sacred Secret

1

2

Christos

24

3

Eden

43

4

The Mind of God

78

5

The Will of Man

114

6

Satan

138

7

The Mystery of Iniquity

179

8

Warriors

213

9

The Birth of Jesus Christ

252

10

The Life of Jesus Christ

296

11

The Death of Jesus Christ

328

12

The Cross

364

13

Suffering

401

14

Seven Times

441

15

The Love of God

479

16

Pagans in the Pulpit

518

17

 

The Day of The Lord

652

Appendix

721



Preface

The laws that explain our physical universe were discovered by observation. The process began when careful men watched and recorded the actions of the heavens and the earth.

From their observations theories were formulated that could explain the observed data. Over time these theories became well established. They were taught in universities and applied in industry. So long as they could continue to account for the discoveries of science, they garnered an ever greater respect.

Eventually the theories gained the prominence of laws and received endorsement from the global scientific community. In this exalted condition of widespread acceptance these laws remained unchanged for centuries.

But in 1887 the experiments of Michelson and Morley made some new scientific observations that could not be explained by any known law. These men found that if two light rays were emitted in opposite directions, both rays would travel at the same speed, even if the source of the light was moving.

This was an entirely novel idea, and though light had behaved in this manner every day since the beginning of time, no one had ever noticed. Nearly 6,000 years after the garden of Eden, some of Adam’s children had made an entirely new observation and discovered something very old. This inexplicable and yet wonderful event provided an unexpected new insight, and from this new revelation, new conclusions were drawn which have revolutionized our understanding of the universe.

In 1905, Albert Einstein explained the observations of Michelson and Morley with a new and radical theory. He called it his theory of Special Relativity. This was not a new twig added to the growing tree of scientific thought. Rather, the theory of Relativity rejected the established laws of physics, declaring that they were built upon a faulty foundation.

Einstein’s theory contradicted the venerable history of science. It nullified the assertions of every physicist that had ever lived, showing that their conclusions were based upon erroneous assumptions. While the scientific world disputed over two sides of an argument, Einstein declared that the argument did not exist. Though the old laws had approximated the truth for many years, they were nonetheless flawed, and were seen to be grossly inadequate when extrapolated to the extreme.

With the sweeping dismissal of the underlying assumptions came the revocation of the theories which were built upon them. In their place, Einstein’s Relativity advanced an entirely new model of the universe. It revolutionized the principles of physics and provided a new foundation for scientific thought.

From this utterly new perspective, new laws were formulated and fresh predictions made. Experiments were then devised to test these predictions, and Relativity, though radical at its inception, was subsequently proven to be incontrovertibly correct.

So also is Christianity. Like the study of science, it is still largely unknown and its exploration remains in its infancy. Just as there is a single set of laws which control the interactions of the universe, so also is Christianity¾ there is one God who made both. It is our job as Christian researchers to discover these glorious and immutable precepts, prove them true, and apply them to our lives.

Several years ago we made some observations of spiritual events that could not be explained by any known doctrine of Organized Christianity. An exhaustive study was undertaken to explore these observations, and this research gave rise to a new Christian theory which can explain the new data. “SonPlacing” is the result. It is the formal account of our findings, arranged in logical order and presented for the benefit of our peers.

Like scientific thought in the 1800’s, Christianity is presently suffocated by a matrix of venerable laws, which are built upon erroneous assumptions. These unprofitable footings include the doctrines of the Immortal Soul, the Trinity, the diminution of God’s sovereignty, the Free Will of man, the role of Satan, the purpose of evil, the mission of Jesus Christ, the identity of Israel, the Rapture, the concepts of heaven and hell, the nature of God’s love, and God’s true purpose for man upon the earth. SonPlacing dismisses these old doctrines of the organized church, asserting that they have been built upon faulty foundations.

SonPlacing is the theory of Relativity applied to spiritual things. It is a new revelation of Christian thought and purpose. It does not enter into the existing debates over Christian dogma. Rather, it is an entirely new approach to Christianity, that flows from a new perspective. It is founded upon a fresh model of God’s plan for the earth. It has arisen from new observations. It establishes a new Christian paradigm, and leads to a new destination.

The book is arranged as a journey, an adventurous trek to the wisdom of God. Each chapter is built upon the previous, and thus the clearest understanding will be gained by starting at the beginning and studying on through to the end. However, a great effort has also been made to construct each chapter as a stand-alone essay. It is therefore hoped that each chapter will serve almost as well if read as necessity demands.

As you embark into this new world of Christian truth, be prepared to sweep aside your pre-conceived notions of God and the old established doctrines of Organized Christianity. For in these pages, we take no prisoners. SonPlacing is not for cowards, nor for those who are enamored with the irrational dribble of the modern church. Instead, this book will ask you to consider new concepts of God, seldom before imagined.

The concepts of SonPlacing are illustrated throughout the text by 53 original graphics and are supported by more than 3,900 scripture quotations. The scriptures provide the authority for the text and are the key to understanding. You will find that the words in each paragraph are simply a restatement of the scriptures found in that paragraph. If you will honestly consider the scriptures in the light of the expanded text, you will find a new understanding of God.

If you desire God’s truth more than your own life, and are willing to challenge all that you know, then take up your sword and fly into Chapter One, “The Sacred Secret.” We pray our Heavenly Father will breathe life into the words.

Garrison, Alexandria, Wonder & Levi Russell

 

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