Reprobate in Probate?
REPROBATE IN PROBATE – A TRULY TERRIFYING THOUGHT
When I first was aghast at the sewage of snakes I found myself in, it was like a bad dream or the most terrifying surreal John Grisham book I have ever imagined. I have never had to watch anyone die as I begged and made a “well established record of throwing myself on the mercy of the court” (the AAL who condemned a woman to death said 9 days before as I begged through 3 TROS, injunctions, 3 motions to remove the guardian and 3 motions for jury trial that were ignored) as I watched just that. And then to my horror, I watched it again. I looked into the “mob boss’” eyes to see if a soul even existed because she had murdered this woman and raped her family trust and was off to the next victim, like a seriel killer. Chilling I saw no soul in her eyes and she wouldn’t look at me despite I was provoking her to force it. I was angry.
Then the term “reprobate in probate” kept coming to me as if catchy and so I researched it and I realized the scary times we are in. I never knew anyone could be deemed worthless and rejected forever or have their minds so twisted that they thought good was bad and bad was good. That explained why I felt like I was in a play but was the only person not given the script. I never understood the lawlessness.
When Willie Jo and Ruby were killed, I was devastated with my clients whom I had become so close with. I couldn’t believe what I had just witnessed and all the while they’re punishing me with $15,000 fines and trying to jail me for making too much noise. I got it soon later. I prayed in anguish one day and heard in my spirit, “They said Ruby and Willie Jo were WORTHLESS! WELL, I THINK THEY ARE WORTHLESS!!” WHOA, GOD, I pray you never get that angry with me. I shuddered. I never thought God would call anyone that, but he did. I began to fully appreciate a condition most don’t believe exists. But I know because I live in it. I work in worse than a sewer. It’s on edge of Hell, sometimes.
So what does reprobate mean? Reprobates are those who have been condemned to hell by the decision of God to no longer allow His Spirit to convict them. While I wouldn’t test the theory and make yourself a guinea pig to see how long forever is in terms of his mercy, I feel compelled to share and you think what you like.
In Jeremiah 6:30
men are said to be like reprobate silver because they are rejected. We can see the picture of silver being tested and discovered to be false. Therefore, it is rejected. The reprobate silver seemed to be silver. It was only after it was tested that it was found to be counterfeit and rejected.
They were to prove or test themselves. A reprobate is one who have been tested (proved) and found lacking; so he is reproved or rejected forever and beyond redemption.
They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.” These men profess to know God but in their works they deny Him. They fail to pass the test of genuine faith. Those Who Are Given Up
And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things they would not stop doing despite being told and convicted to stop over and over and over.
The third had to do with their minds. He did this because they did not like to retain God in their knowledge. They had God in their knowledge but did not like to retain Him. But they had changed the glory of God into an image and the truth of God into a lie. They started out with the true God and the truth of God but left it all in order to follow their own lusts. As a result, God gave them up to the practice and the fruits of their lusts. What he doesn’t say that I witnessed is that their minds became so twisted, they believed truth is a lie and a lie is truth and like stupid criminals, we watch and think how offensive and obscene and they are now blind to their condition and good luck convincing them.
These men were turned over to their lusts without the restraining hand of God. However, these people fought Him so much that He gave them over to whatever wickedness their minds could imagine to do. One of the dangers to the human race is that “now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do”
These men have lost this gracious restraint. He has given them over to their reprobate mind. What is this? It is a mind that has been tested and found wanting. It is a mind that is reproved because of its wickedness. And now, this same mind will take them as far as it wants to go. What a terrible fate! My understanding is that the person has failed God’s test once and for all and there’s no point of redemption when you get there. It’s a slow process of corruption of the mind like rust, so they don’t see it coming, but they had a million chances.
Now you understand how someone could kidnap, murder, and sell your relatives and torture and rob you and not see how these are problematic federal and state crimes?
Webster’s 1828 dictionary defines it as “not enduring proof or trial; not of standard purity or fineness; disallowed; rejected.”
“Behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord God, “That I will send a famine on the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord. They shall wander from sea to sea, and from north to east; they shall run to and fro, seeking the word of the Lord, but shall not find it.”
Notice first that it does not say that it will be a famine of the word of the Lord, but a famine of hearing. God’s words will still be available, but it will be rare that those words will be heard. The truth will still be obtainable; His inspired messages will still be accessible. However, as a curse on the land, God will cause truth not to be heard.
This is an unusual curse. It is not like a physical famine, which everyone recognizes as a tragedy. Most of those who are struck by this famine will probably not recognize that it is a true calamity. A famine of hearing the truth will seem like a relief to many, because no voice is calling them into account or prompting them to think about eternity.
However, even though this famine may give the impression that a burden has been lifted, the reality is that without divine instruction, destruction is coming. Truth is a blessing, but God has every right to withhold it. The New Testament contains echoes of this type of curse. Romans 1:18-32 tells of unrighteous men who suppress the truth. Because they are not thankful for what the creation reveals of the Creator, their foolish hearts become darkened. They lose what light, what truth, they have.
God’s response to this is similar to His response to Israel. He does not contend with them or force His truth on them. Instead, Paul writes, God gave them up to a debased mind. It is as if God gives them exactly what they seek, and they do not realize that it is a curse. God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
They prefer carnal delusion to spiritual reality, so God obliges them. God gives them over to it and lets them reap the awful consequences. The Israelites in the time of Amos did not value God’s truth, so He removed it, letting them experience how miserably they fare without it. Amos 8:12 describes people wandering about in a vain attempt to regain the word of the Lord. Some of the people seem to realize that something is missing. They wander and even run “to and fro,” but they do not find it.
Now many you understand the wolves devouring your loved ones. It’s time to take this down. You may balk and that’s your right. But as for me, I cannot imagine a greater waste of human life or to be totally deceived and never know it….
This purely negative conception frequently passes over into the positive one of that which is or ought to be rejected, either by God or men. Of the above passages 1 Corinthians 9:27 uses the word in this meaning. Probably Romans 1:28, “God gave them up unto a reprobate mind” must be explained on the same principle: the nous of the idolatrous heathen is permitted by God to fall into such extreme forms of evil as to meet with the universal rejection and reprobation of men. Wettstein’s interpretation, “an unfit mind,” i.e. incapable of properly performing its function of moral discrimination, has no linguistic warrant, and obliterates the wordplay between “they refused to have God in their knowledge (ouk edokimasan),” and “God gave them up to a reprobate (= unacknowledged, adokimos) mind.”
Paul describes two men named Jannes and Jambres as those who “resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith” (2 Timothy 3:8). Here the reprobation is regarding the resistance to the truth because of corrupt minds. In Titus, Paul also refers to those whose works are reprobate: “They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate” (Titus 1:16). Therefore, the reprobate mind is one that is corrupt and worthless.