Dominion/Authority is given
Genesis 1:26 Then God said, Let Us make man in Our image according to Our likeness let them have DOMINION over the fish of the sea over the birds of the air and over the cattle over ALL THE EARTH
Dominion = to rule over dominate or have supreme authority
God’s original plan for man was heaven on earth
God CREATED the world and gave it to Adam and Eve
God gives authority it cannot be taken

The First Adam
Genesis 2:15 Then the Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to tend and keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man saying, Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat for in the day that you eat of it YOU SHALL SURELY DIE
Romans 5:15 Therefore just as through one man sin entered the world and death through sin and thus death spread to all men because all sinned
When Adam sinned he turn over the title-deed to this earth to the devil

By default Satan acquired dominion
John 12:31 Now is the judgment of this world now the RULER of this world will be cast out
1 John 5:19 The whole world is under the (sway) control of the evil one
Matthew 4:7-8 Again the devil took Him up on an exceedingly high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. And he said to Him, All these things I will give You if You will fall down and worship me
The Devil is in control of the cosmos = world system
There is light and darkness in this world and nothing in between

Genesis 3:15 The First Gospel
3:21 Also for Adam and his wife the Lord God made tunics of skin
and clothed them. God immediately makes a sacrifice and covers over their sin
Her seed = refers to the virgin birth
Bruise your head = Christ’s ultimate victory at the Cross of Calvary
Bruise your heel = Christ’s ultimate victory at the Cross of Calvary

The Second Adam
1 Corinthians 15: 45 And so it is written, The first man Adam became a living being. The LAST ADAM became a life-giving spirit.
Hebrews 2:14 Inasmuch then as the children have partaken of flesh and blood, He Himself likewise shared in the same that through death He might destroy him WHO HAD THE POWER OF DEATH THAT IS THE DEVIL
Partaken of flesh and blood = He was fully God and fully man
Him who had the power of death = Satan is the origin of sin and death
John 8:42-44 If God were your Father you would love Me for I proceeded forth and came from God nor have I come of Myself but He sent Me. Why do you not understand My speech? Because you are not able to listen to My word. You are of your father the devil
We are all born by default belonging to Satan
Ephesians 1:7 In Him we have redemption through His blood the forgiveness of sins according to the riches of His grace
We are REDEEMED bought back from the devil with a price

Jesus Took Back Dominion
Revelation 5:5 But one of the elders said to me, Don’t weep. Behold the Lion of the tribe of Judah the Root of David has prevailed to open the scroll and to loose it seven seals JESUS TOOK BACK THE TITLE DEED TO THE EARTH
1 Peter 3:18-19 For Christ also hath once suffered for sins the just for the unjust that he might bring us to God being put to death in the flesh but quickened by the Spirit By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison
Revelation 1:17-18 I am the First and the Last. I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I HAVE THE KEYS of Hades and of Death

John 14:15 If you love me you will OBEY what I command
Adam willingly relinquished dominion or authority through DISOBEDIENCE
Receive Jesus Christ as your personal Savior and Lord
Realize your position in Christ
Close the door to the enemy through righteous living
Crucify the flesh
Fulfill God’s Divine purpose for your lives = serving
Be Baptized in the Holy Spirit
Men it is time to step up
Be the spiritual head of the household
Be an example of love and discipline
Work out your salvation before the Lord
Be a man of God
Tell someone Jesus is the answer
Church wide outreach on November 5th