Pro and Con 1610
Incoming e-mail, Re: Have you seen this?
Yes. I read what the Pope wrote when it first came out in 2009.
Thanks for the great pictures of people showing the Satanic sign. The Pope's red robe is a copy of Nimrod's. All the heads of the great red dragon from Nimrod to the Popes of modern times have used the name of blasphemy, Pontifex Maximus. Jesus is our only legitimate High Priest. Agape
Incoming e-mail, Re:
CJ (24 May 2011) "MUST POST BROTHER"
RIGHT IN OUR FACE THIS WHOLE TIME, FINALLY THIS IS IT!! BELIEVE IT OR NOT!!
I AM SPEECHLESS! I am CJ, 21 years old, studying for two years now, I am so humbled!
I can HONESTLY say what I am about to share is the most powerful revelation I have ever received in terms of bible prophecy and more specifically, the precise timing of the rapture of the church! I received this revelation from the Lord out of nowhere and it is totally confirmed by scripture, not dreams, visions, ECT! I believe not all believers are interested in nor have the desire to know when the Lord might return for his church. There is no problem in that because I believe the Lord puts certain desires in the hearts of his bride. Not everyone has the "desire" to search out "possible" rapture days, some do. I believe without question the Lord put this specific desire in my heart to "know" when he would return. I believe he always planned on revealing it to me, so he put the desire in my heart a couple years ago to search it out. God will give us the desire of our heart, if they are in his will, given by him!
I know this desire was put in my heart by God, because the day he put it in my heart is the same day I knew anything or even cared about bible prophecy at all. I did not even know what the rapture was two years ago. The day the Lord put this in my heart was the same day I did even know fully what I was searching!
I have studied the scriptures that people use to say we "so called" can't know the day of the rapture and I will tell anyone bodily!
The following scriptures have NOTHING to do with the catching away of the bride of Christ to heaven:
"But of that day and hour knoweth no man..."
"When ye think not, the son of man cometh"
"The son of man cometh at an hour you think not"
Theses scriptures (and one's alike) have absolutely NOTHING to do with the pre-tribulation rapture of the church! I do not have the time to go into why that is, but I tell you I am NOT ignoring these scriptures, I am just interpreting them for what "event" they are referring to, and it's NOT the rapture people.
To my point:
The Lord showed me something SOOOO strongly within the last 24 hours (today is May 23rd, 2011). I will lay the groundwork by telling you what the entire Lord showed me in the spirit first, and then CONFIRMED it is his word later.
Let me the lay groundwork. This is my "Watergate" so to speak (loll)
"THE TWO WITNESSES WILL APPEAR ON EARTH ON PENTECOST"
The thing the Lord wanted me to understand is the difference in detail between the age of "grace" and age of "law". The age of law was first instituted on Pentecost at Mount Sinai when Moses gave the 10 commandments (law). It lasted for about 1300 years until the Pentecost in Acts where the Lord sent down the Holy Spirit. We are currently in the age of grace, and the age of grace will end when the age of law is reinstituted!
The age of law will restart after the rapture, but not IMMEDIATELY after!
The holy spirits' "way in which" he works with an individual alters or is DIFFERENT in terms of grace and law! During the age of law, the Holy Spirit would "come upon" a person, but in the age of grace, the Holy Spirit "indwells" a person and does not leave. Regeneration is taking place in a believer in the church age, but regeneration is not taking place within an individual during the age of law. The Holy Spirit would "come upon" the Old Testament prophets, ECT to inspire or empower them to do a certain work for the Lord. In contrast, in Pentecost in Acts, the age of grace began, which began the "sealing inside" of a believer until the day of redemption. If you read Revelation 7, the 144,000 virgin males of God are sealed on their "forehead", but not sealed "within". This means the Holy Spirit will be "constantly UPON" them to empower them to do their job in the tribulation period.
The scriptures say they have to keep the commandments, and are able to with the inspiration or empowering of the spirit being upon them. See, during grace, we are not saved by works or keeping the law, rather we are sealed inside. This means the 144,000 will be preaching in an age of LAW, not GRACE. The age of grace will end and age of law "RESTART" on the self-same day!! See, the body of Christ believers in the church age (OF GRACE) is sealed differently than the way the 144,000 are sealed in the tribulation! We are sealed WITHIN, and they are sealed WITHOUT, meaning the Holy Spirit will be coming UPON THEM CONSTANTLY!
That is the difference in the "way" in which the Holy Spirit works with an individual in an age of LAW & GRACE! --
Grace - Holy Spirit "INDWELLS"
Law - Holy Spirit comes "UPON"
Now, Pentecost is the prototypical day that God has chosen for dispensational change! See...
DISPENSATION OF LAW BEGAN - PENTECOST in Exodus!
DISPENSATION OF GRACE BEGAN - PENTECOST in Acts!
DISPENSATION OF LAW "RESTARTS" - PENTECOST in Revelation!
God is all about repeating patterns for "Nothing has been done that won't be again, and nothing is that won't be again, for there is NOTHING new under the sun" (Ecclesiastes 1:9)
The dispensations of LAW will restart on God's chosen day -- PENTECOST!
Now, how did the dispensation of grace begin?
The dispensation of grace began on Pentecost with a "SEALING OF WITHIN OF THE 120 JEWISH PEOPLE" Now; there are only TWO groups of people in God's word that are ever sealed:
Church age saints & 144,000 Jewish virgins!!
Both are empowered and sealed with the Holy Spirit giving the ability to accomplish a work of God. See, Pentecost is the day of SEALING and EMPOWERMENT! Just as grace began with the sealing and empowerment of the BARLEY FIRST FRUITS (church) on Pentecost, law will restart with the sealing and empowerment of the WHEAT FIRST FRUITS (144,000) on Pentecost!!! What a revelation!
The Holy Spirit began INDWELLING the body of Christ to empower them to preach on Pentecost (STARTING GRACE)
The Holy Spirit will begin COMING UPON the 144,000 to empower them to preach on Pentecost (RESTARTING LAW)
The age of law initially began with Moses bringing down the TWO STONE tablets, which was the LAW. The age of law will restart after the rapture the same way, just a little different:
On Pentecost, the Ten Commandments were given to ISRAEL on TWO STONE TABLETS, signifying the law. In like-manner, the age of law will begin once more with the giving of the TWO WITNESSES to Israel!!!!!!!!
The two witnesses (Moses & Elijah) are symbolic of the two stone tablets that were given on Pentecost! Meaning, Moses and Elijah will be symbolic of LAW being re-instituted to Israel. The TWO tablets were given on Pentecost STARTING THE LAW & the TWO witnesses will come down off the mountain RESTARTING the LAW, after grace is over! WOW
Moses and Elijah are symbolic of the LAW AND THE PROPHETS, they both lived during the AGE OF LAW, and Enoch did not!
See, the age of law will start again in the same manner, on PENTECOST with the TWO witnesses coming down, taking the place of the TWO tablets that the ten commandments (law) was written on!!
The age of grace later began with the SEALING of a person within, and the age of law will restart with the SEALING of a person without, on PENTECOST!!! Dispensations ALWAYS change on Pentecost, especially the transfer of law to grace. In this case, it will be:
From LAW (Pentecost in Exodus) To GRACE (Pentecost in Acts) Back to LAW (Future Pentecost)
Both begin with a sealing of a group of people or empowerment and since the 144,000 are sealed OUTSIDE on their foreheads that means the Holy Spirit is back working the way it did during law in the Old Testament!!
The 144,000 MUST be sealed on Pentecost and the age of grace must END on Pentecost!!
We know Pentecost is the FIRST FRUITS of the WHEAT harvest! What better day to seal the 144,000 Wheat first fruits (Revelation 14) then on the feast of the first fruits of the wheat harvest!!!!!!
We know currently the Lord has put "spiritual blindness" over Israel until he is done working with the church in the age of grace. After we are taken, God will focus his attention back to redeeming the nation of Israel. When will God "BEGIN" to start redeeming Israel or removing their spiritual blindness??
Well, the answer is clearly found in God's agricultural system of harvesting!
We know the church is the FIRST FRUITS of the BARLEY harvest and the 144,000 are the FIRST FRUITS of the WHEAT harvest!
Just like the farmer begins and finishes the BARLEY harvest first and then begins harvesting the wheat........
...........Jesus our husbandman, will begin to redeem Israel (remove her spiritual blindness) AFTER he is finished with the church!! So, what does a farmer "FIRST" deal with in the barley and wheat harvest??
The FIRST FRUITS of course, and then the rest of the field is sanctified! Read the parable of the wheat and tares, and Israel is the WHEAT!! The very first thing the farmer focuses on is the FIRST FRUITS of the harvest. Since Israel is the Wheat harvest, then it's clear that the first thing God will do after the rapture and in terms of redeeming Israel is SEAL THE FIRST FRUITS of the wheat, the 144,000! We know SEALINGS always happen on Pentecost, and the first fruits of the wheat harvest are Pentecost. So, since the rapture is before the 144,000 are sealed, that means in whatever year, the rapture WILL, MUST be before Pentecost because that is when the age of law begins with the sealing of the 144,000 and the giving of the TWO witnesses (Moses and Elijah) which are symbolic of the law, just like law initially started with the giving of TWO stone tablets with the law written on them!
Moses and Elijah will be symbolic of the giving of the law on the first Pentecost through the TWO tablets!!!!!!
So, God will BEGIN redeeming Israel and removing their spiritual blindness with him first dealing with the FIRST FRUITS, the 144,000!!! Meaning, the very beginning of Israel's FINAL REDEMPTION is the SEALING OF THE 144,000 virgins, which are the FIRST FRUITS of the wheat harvest! Now, when does the WHEAT HARVEST begin? It begins on PENTECOST! Pentecost is the day that the wheat first fruits are redeemed!!
So, since Israel is symbolic of the wheat that means the FIRST FRUITS of the wheat is what God will deal with first! We know they are the 144,000. Basically, God will FINALLY shift his focus on redeeming the nation of Israel (after the church is gone) by the SEALING OF THE 144,000 A.K.A, the WHEAT FIRST FRUITS! It is clear as day that God will begin to remove the "spiritual blindness" of Israel on PENTECOST, beginning by sealing the 144,000!! PRAISE GOD!
This the same day the LAW restarts as well, meaning grace ends, and the rapture has taken place!!!
So, each year, PENTECOST is the cut-off point for the possible rapture of the church because the 144,000 are sealed AFTER the rapture, and we know the 144,000 are sealed on Pentecost! The age of grace and rapture deadline each year MUST be Pentecost, according to the revelation by the spirit of God's word!!!!
See, the church age started to be the "light of the world" on Pentecost through the sealing and empowerment of the Holy Spirit! After we are gone, the 144,000 will pick up the mantle as the "light of Israel", being empowered and sealed by the spirit, which MUST take place on Pentecost!!
The age of LAW must restart on Pentecost people; there is no way of getting around that fact!
God must start dealing with Israel's redemption (the WHEAT HARVEST) with the wheat's first fruits, which are the 144,000 sealing, which always takes place on Pentecost! What does this tell us?
The rapture MUST be BEFORE Pentecost in whatever year it will occur in; there is no way around it because God will start dealing with Israel again by the sealing of the 144,000 on Pentecost! A farmer harvesting by God's laws must deal with the FIRST FRUITS FIRST before completing the rest of the harvest! In the same manner, God must deal with the first fruits of Israel first (144,000) before completing the rest of the wheat harvest, ISRAEL'S REMOVAL of spiritual blindness!
Basically, the age of law restarts and grace ends ON PENTECOST in 2011!!!!
Now, remember, the church being ON EARTH or NOT on earth does not specifically DICTATE grace or law being here. The thing that dictates the difference of law and grace is the Holy Spirit sealing a person inside or just coming upon a person. The law will not start up again until the Holy Spirit LITERALLY/ACTUALLY begins anointing the 144,000 on Pentecost. The church can be taken out before that day!
Where does this put the rapture?
The clarity of God's parallels and repitious patterns CLEARLY reveal the day of the rapture that Jesus blueprinted for us to find!
That day is ASCENSION DAY!!!
Jesus Christ ascended to heaven WITH THE OLD TESTAMENT saints on the 40th day of Omer count! What happened 10 days later?
The age of grace began with the SEALING and EMPOWERING of the 120 in the upper room!
The parallel WILL FOLLOW as blueprinted by Christ...
Jesus Christ will again ascend to heaven, but this time with the NEW TESTAMENT saints on the 40th day of the Omer count, then 10 days later (just like in Acts)....
The age of law will restart and grace will end with the SEALING and EMPOWERING of the 144,000!
Wow times a thousand!!!
The spiritual body of Christ HAS ALREADY been presented as the barley first fruits in the temple of heaven! Our souls and spirits have ALWAYS been seated in heavenly places with Chris Jesus! Christ KNEW US before the "foundation of the world". When he rose to the temple of heaven on first fruits, he presented the ENTIRE SHEAF, the head and body! Meaning, our souls and spirits were being presented in heaven with Christ, fulfilling first fruits!!
The body of Christ did not OFFICIALL ASCEND to heaven until his time to return until 40 days later on Ascension Day!!!
We will follow the blue print of our savior; ascend to heaven on Ascension Day, because the parallel dictates this truth. We must be gone 10 days before the sealing of the 144,000, just like Jesus ascended with OT saints 10 days before the sealing of the 120 on Pentecost!!!
Now, guess what?
Ascension falls on a NEW MOON in 2011; it DOES NOT fall on a new moon in 2012!!
The rapture MUST, MUST take place during a new moon phase!!!
The New Moon is God's heavenly symbolism for the rapture!!!
The moon is symbolic of the body of Christ (church)!
The moon represents spiritual renewal. The moon also represents the reflection of God's glory. Just as one cannot look directly into the light of the sun, likewise no man can look directly upon God. One can however look directly at the moon which reflects the light of the sun. Likewise, one can look upon the Son, a reflection of the Father. PRAISE GOD!!
Sun gives earth its light to earth VIA "reflecting" it off the moon to the earth...
Jesus (SON) reflects his light to the earth by his church, being salt and LIGHT of the world!! The SUN and MOON astronomically represent the SON JESUS and his bride...works together in spreading the light of the father into the world!!
"It (THE SUN) shall be established forever like the moon, even like the faithful witness in the sky."
See, the MOON is the FAITHFUL WITNESS of the SUN'S LIGHT!!!!! Just like the moon (bride) is the faithful witness of the Son of God's LIGHT!!!
While Jesus represents the sun...
Sun signifies Christ. Malachi, the last book in the Old Testament says:
"But unto you that fear my name shall the sun of
Righteousness rise with healing in his wings"
Jesus and his church are absolutely symbolic of the SUN and MOON, working together to reflect light to the world!
It is a symbol of the church. In Song of Solomon, he describes the Bride of Christ as fair as the moon. Church is bride of Christ.
"Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the MOON"
1. The moon has no light of its own. It reflects the light of the Sun. The church can only reflect the light of the Sun of God!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Now, on NEW MOON DAYS (ROSH CHODESH), the MOON "disappears" in the sky "momentarily", then reappears in the heavens!!!
WOW!! If that is not the rapture, what is?....
The moon (church) will disappear (rapture), then reappear in heaven while being symbolically represented in the heavens...RAPTURE on NEW MOON DAY!
It's too perfect to ignore!
The rapture is bound to happen on a NEW MOON day, when the church disappears out of sight, then reappears in heaven!!!
Check this out...
In the ancient Jewish tradition, the bridegroom would go out and receive his bride and take her to the father's house. In tradition, the BRIDE would wear a "veil" over her face to hide the identity of the bride from the public! (Jesus takes us like that)...
Now, this is confirmed by Rebecca...
We read from Genesis 24:65 when Rebecca (a type of Bride) sees Isaac (a type of Christ) and takes a veil and covers herself.
"For she had said to the servant, who is this man walking in the field to meet us the servant said, it is my master. So she took a VEIL and covered herself."
A veil covering the bride at the time of the bride meets the bridegroom is biblical, and lines up exactly with ancient Jewish wedding traditions!!
The veiled moon is to be symbolic of the hidden bride, the rapture of the bride, when she suddenly disappears!!!!!
When Rebecca (bride of Christ) met Isaac (Christ), she was veiled (hidden), JUST LIKE THE moon will be on the day of the rapture...hidden (veiled) from the people of earth!!!!!!!!!!
The moon is without question symbolic of the bride of Christ and the sun is without question symbolic of Jesus!!
There is no doubt!
So, when the church is VEILED in heaven, God will be declaring his glory in his firmament by VIELING the moon in the sky from the people of the earth to see!!
The Jews even call the NEW MOON the VEILED MOON, because it completely invisible during the new moon phase!!!
The rapture will occur on the new moon, no other moon cycle fits the rapture disappearance. The full moon everyone can see, we are HIDDEN, just like the new moon is HIDDEN, then reappears in the heavens!!
Just so happens, Ascension Day this year falls on the NEW MOON! WOW. It is just June 1st, 2011. This is a WEDNESDAY. The 4th day of the creation week. Why is that amazing?
During the creation week, on the 4th day, God "separated" light from darkness! He separated PHYSICAL LIGHT From PHYSICAL DARKNESS! The rapture parallels this! At the rapture, the Lord will separate SPIRITUAL LIGHT from SPIRITUAL DARKNESS!!!! We are the light of the world, so if we leave at once, it's a total separation from the spiritual darkness of the world!!
Both will occur on the 4th day, WEDNESDAY!!! Ascension Day this year falls on Wednesday, and it's a NEW MOON!!!!!
There is much more confirming this, but I am too tired to type it! (Sorry)!!
Bottom Line, the day of the rapture IS NOT A SECRET, and can be know through the spirit of revelation through the word of God ONLY! Patterns of God reveal the day, its Ascension Day folks! Bank on it!
So, that day is June 1st, 2011! 2012 is not a new moon day, and the rapture must occur on a new moon day, the glory of God will be declaring the rapture event in the heavens!!!! Since we are the symbolic moon, when we are being veiled, God will be veiled our heavenly counterpart, the MOON. The new moon phase perfectly matches the VEILIND OR VANISHING of the moon!!! It has been veiled.
See ya in 8/9 10 days...THIS TIME, it's really it! Believe it or not! The day Christ ascended with group of saints is same day he will do it again, this time the NT saints, ASCENSION DAY FOLKS! Right there in front of our face this whole time!!! Praise God!
> > Patterns of God reveal the day, its Ascension Day folks! Bank on it!
> > So, that day is June 1st, 2011!
Thanks much for your post. I agree with the Rapture on Ascension Day, but I count Nisan 16, Feast of Firstfruits, as Omer 1. I think Ascension Day, the 40th day of the Omer, will be Sunday, May 29, 2011, instead of June 1.
I think the first Omer of barley is to be waved on Nisan 16, the Feast of Firstfruits. Lev 23:10-16 says, "Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come into the land which I give unto you, and shall reap the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a sheaf (lit., omer) of the firstfruits of your harvest unto the priest: 11 And he shall wave the sheaf before the LORD, to be accepted for you: on the morrow (Nisan 16, Firstfruits) after the sabbath (Feast of Unleavened Bread, an annual Sabbath, ) the priest shall wave it. 12 And ye shall offer THAT DAY (Nisan 16) WHEN YE WAVE THE SHEAF an he lamb without blemish (representing Jesus) of the first year for a burnt offering unto the LORD....14 And ye shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn, nor green ears, until the selfsame day that ye have brought an offering unto your God: IT SHALL BE A STATUTE FOR EVER THROUGHOUT YOUR GENERATIONS in all your dwellings. 15 And ye shall count unto you from the morrow (Nisan 16, Firstfruits) after the sabbath (Unleavened Bread, Nisan 15; Lev 23:4,5), FROM THE DAY (Firstfruits) THAT YE BROUGHT THE SHEAF (Heb., omer) OF THE WAVE OFFERING WAVED ON FIRSTFRUITS); seven sabbaths (WEEKS) shall be complete".
"Festival of the Firstfruits of the Barley Harvest, more commonly known as the 'First Day of the Omer'" www.annomundi.com/bible/firstfruits1.htm"
According to the testimony of Josephus and Philo (both Pharisees), the counting of the omer (first fruits) began on the 16th day of Abib
This wave offering (First Fruits) begins the first day of counting the omer -- so count FIRST FRUITS AS DAY 1.
Apr 17, 2009 - in modern Jewish observance, the First Fruits of the Barley Omer ALWAYS falls on the sixteenth day of the First Month.
According to Rabbinical teaching, Bikurim (day 1 of counting the omer) is ALWAYS ON NISAN 16, and Shavuot is ALWAYS ON SIVAN 6. This can be verified by perusing the calendar pages of Arthur Spier, The Comprehensive Hebrew Calendar, 3rd revised ed., pp. 1-22, (Jerusalem / New York: Feldheim Publishers, 1986).
I think the Day of God's Wrath will be the Feast of Trumpets, Sept 14, 2015. Subtracting the 2300 days of the shortened Tribulation (Dan 8:13,14) puts the beginning on MAY 29, 2009, PENTECOST. Since 2300 days is a block of time, it is to be figured by inclusive reckoning.
I figure this Sunday, May 29, 2011, Ascension Day, could be the First-Trump Rapture of I Thess 4:16-18. It says, "For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: 17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. 18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words."
Sept 14, 2015, Tishri 1, 5776, Feast of Trumpets, could be the date of the Last-Trump Rapture on the Day of God's Wrath. 1Co 15:51-53 says, "Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the LAST TRUMP: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. 53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality."
The types of these two Raptures is in Num 10:2-4. It says, "Make thee two trumpets of silver; of a whole piece shalt thou make them: that thou mayest use them for the calling of the assembly, and for the journeying of the camps. 3 And when they shall blow with them (i.e., both), ALL the assembly shall assemble themselves to thee at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation (Rapture 2, as in I Cor 15:51-54). 4 And if they blow but with one trumpet (Rapture 1, as in I Thess 4:16,17), then the princes, which are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee."
1Th 4:16,17 says, "For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God (FIRST TRUMP): and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord."
1Cor 15:51-53 says, "Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall ALL be changed, 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the LAST TRUMP: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. 53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption (accomplished at the first Rapture), and this mortal must put on immortality" (accomplished at the last Rapture).
GATHER TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND CHURCH OF THE FIRSTBORN IN HEAVEN
Heb 12:22-25 says, "But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, 23 To the GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND CHURCH OF THE FIRSTBORN, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, 24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel. 25 See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape (i.e., be Raptured), if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven".
> > DISPENSATION OF LAW BEGAN - PENTECOST in Exodus!
> > DISPENSATION OF GRACE BEGAN - PENTECOST in Acts!
> > DISPENSATION OF LAW "RESTARTS" - PENTECOST in Revelation!
Sounds good, and I agree with the first two, but where is Pentecost mentioned in Revelation? A search on eSword didn't find the word Pentecost in The Revelation of Jesus Christ. How about the first Rapture on Ascension Day, when the 40th Omer of barley is waved, May 29, 2011, and the beginning of the Law on Pentecost, meaning 50, Sivan 6, 5771, Wed., June 8, 2011?
When roughing out the Great Week of Time, I think of three ages, each lasting about 2000 years, the Age of the Gentiles (with man's laws), the Age of the Jews (with God's Laws), the Age of the Church (with Grace) plus the Millennium (when Christ is King of kings and Lord of lords). The names of the three 2000-year Ages tie in with I Cor 10:32, which says, "Give none offense, neither to the JEWS, nor to the GENTILES, nor to the CHURCH of God."
1Cor 10:11 (LITV) says, "And all these things happened to those as examples, and it was written for our warning, on whom THE ENDS (plural) OF THE AGES have come."
I take it that the ends of the first two ages have been deferred, and that the ends of all three ages will take place simultaneously during the Tribulation, the 70th week of Daniel. Gentiles, Jews (the 144,000), and the church (the foolish virgin Laodiceans) will be present during the Tribulation.
It will be a time of trial. To the Philadelphian church, Jesus said, "I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, TO TRY THEM that dwell upon the earth" (Rev 3:10).
The Last-Trump Rapture (Rev 7:14) will catch the saved up after the sixth seal is broken (Rev 6:12), just before the wrath of God hits Earth when the 7th seal is broken (Rev 8). When the sixth seal is broken, small rocks will hit Earth (Rev 6:12,13), but the two large asteroid pieces of Rev 8:8-11 will not yet have impacted Earth. The Tribulation saints get out just before the asteroids hit Earth. No wonder God will wipe away their tears. One mountain-sized asteroid will hit the Mediterranean Sea. The other will obliterate Babylon near the Euphrates.
You think that the Law will be kept during the Tribulation, and I think you are right. It will be kept by the REMNANT OF ISRAEL that also accept Christ and flee to Petra Mid-Trib.
Rev 12:17 says, "And the dragon was wroth with the woman (Israel), and went to make war with THE REMNANT of her seed, WHICH KEEP THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOD, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ." God's two witnesses, Moses and Elijah, will tell the Jews what is required of them during the Tribulation.
If the First Trump Rapture takes place on Ascension Day, as both of us think likely, Moses (representing the Law) and Elijah (an Old Testament prophet) could come on Pentecost, since the Holy Spirit came on Pentecost in 30 AD.
Mal 4:1-6 says, "For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch. 2 But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall. 3 And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, saith the LORD of hosts. 4 Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded unto him in Horeb for all Israel, with the statutes and judgments. 5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD: 6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse."
> > We know the church is the FIRST FRUITS of the BARLEY harvest and the 144,000 are the FIRST FRUITS of the WHEAT harvest!
> > So, each year, PENTECOST is the cut-off point for the possible rapture of the church because the 144,000 are sealed AFTER the rapture, and we know the 144,000 are sealed on Pentecost!
> > See, the church age started to be the "light of the world" on Pentecost through the sealing and empowerment of the Holy Spirit! After we are gone, the 144,000 will pick up the mantle as the "light of Israel", being empowered and sealed by the spirit, which MUST take place on Pentecost!!
> > The age of LAW must restart on Pentecost people; there is no way of getting around that fact!
> > The rapture MUST be BEFORE Pentecost in whatever year it will occur
> > Where does this put the rapture?
> > That day is ASCENSION DAY!!!
> > Jesus Christ ascended to heaven WITH THE OLD TESTAMENT saints on the 40th day of Omer count! What happened 10 days later?
> > The age of grace began with the SEALING and EMPOWERING of the 120 in the upper room!
> > The parallel WILL FOLLOW as blueprinted by Christ...
> > Jesus Christ will again ascend to heaven, but this time with the NEW TESTAMENT saints on the 40th day of the Omer count, then 10 days later (just like in Acts)....
> > The age of law will restart and grace will end with the SEALING and EMPOWERING of the 144,000!
> > We will follow the blue print of our savior; ascend to heaven on Ascension Day, because the parallel dictates this truth. We must be gone 10 days before the sealing of the 144,000, just like Jesus ascended with OT saints 10 days before the sealing of the 120 on Pentecost!!!
> > Just so happens, Ascension Day this year falls on the NEW MOON! WOW. It is just June 1st, 2011.
Why does the Rapture have to be on the New Moon? Convince me.
> > See ya in 8/9 10 days...THIS TIME, it's really it! Believe it or not! The day Christ ascended with group of saints is same day he will do it again, this time the NT saints, ASCENSION DAY FOLKS! Right there in front of our face this whole time!!!
I think Jesus ascended with the dead in Christ on Firstfruits, came back and ascended himself on Omer 40. He had to have a good reason for doing that.
1Th 4:16,17 says, "For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them IN THE CLOUDS, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord."
Christ was represented by the he lamb sacrificed on Firstfruits. The saints were represented by the barley harvest. It started on Firstfruits and concluded on Ascension Day. An Omer of barley was waved before the Lord EACH OF THESE 40 DAYS.
Probably on the morning of Ascension Day, Boaz, type of Christ, our kinsman redeemer, gave Ruth 6 measures of barley when she went home. He had been winnowing barley the preceding night. Winnowing separates the grain from the chaff by THROWING IT UP IN THE WIND to let the wind blow away the chaff.
Ascension Day seems to represent the Rapture, the ASCENSION OF THE BARLEY HARVEST. One Omer is equal to 3.995, 564, 936 pints, almost 4 pints, half a gallon.
I wonder if Jesus came in the clouds on Firstfruits, and has been catching up a portion of the dead in Christ each day of the 40 that an Omer of barley was to be waved before the Lord. The priest waved it north, south, east and west. Maybe he will be ready to catch the living saints up in a Grand Finale on Ascension Day.
There is a FIRST DAY RAPTURE in I Thess 4:16,17, and a LAST DAY RAPTURE in I Cor 15:51-54.
In John 6, Jesus said he was the Bread of Life that came down from heaven to give life to the world. John 6:30 says, "They said therefore unto him, WHAT SIGN shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work?... 35 And Jesus said unto them, I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE: he that COMETH TO ME (i.e., in the Raptures) shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.... 37 All that the Father giveth me SHALL COME TO ME (in the Raptures); and him that COMETH TO ME I will in no wise cast out. 38 For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me. 39 And this is the Father's will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should RAISE IT UP (RAPTURE IT) AGAIN AT THE LAST DAY.
(There is a FIRST DAY RAPTURE in I Thess 4:16,17 and a LAST DAY RAPTURE in I Cor 15:51-54.) Verse 40 says, "And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I WILL RAISE HIM UP AT THE LAST DAY.... 44 No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I WILL RAISE HIM UP AT THE LAST DAY....51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world....53 Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you. 54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I WILL RAISE HIM UP AT THE LAST DAY....58 This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever."
I hope we will be out of here on Iyar 25, 5771 (Ascension Day, Sunday, May 29, 2011), but will be happy if it is Wednesday, June 1st. Agape
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"Now, brethren, concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him, not to be soon shaken in mind or troubled, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as if from us, as though the Day of Christ had come. Let no one deceive you by any means; FOR THAT DAY WILL NOT COME UNLESS the falling away comes first, AND THE MAN OF SIN IS REVEALED........SO THAT HE SITS AS GOD IN THE TEMPLE OF GOD, SHOWING HIMSELF THAT HE IS GOD." (2 Thessalonians 2:1-4)
According to Your Word, come Lord Jesus!
THE ORDER OF EVENTS, THE DAY OF CHRIST AND THE DAY OF THE LORD
1. The First-Trump Rapture of I Thess 4:16,17 will take place on the Day of Christ.
2. Then the False Prophet will be revealed Mid-Trib.
3. The Day of the Lord will begin at the end of the Great Tribulation.
4. The Last-Trump Rapture of I Cor 15:51-54 will take place on the Day of the Lord.
5. Then the Wrath of God will fall on unbelievers on the Day of the Lord.
A DEPARTING PRECEDES THE REVEALING OF THE FALSE PROPHET
2Th 2:3 (Geneva) says, "Let no man deceiue you by any meanes: for that day shall not come, except there come A DEPARTING FIRST, and that that man of sinne be disclosed (SECOND), euen the sonne of perdition" (the False Prophet).
2Thess 2:1-4 (World English Bible) says, "Now, brothers (believers), concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and OUR GATHERING TOGETHER TO HIM (i.e., in the First-Trump Rapture), we ask you not to be quickly shaken in your mind, nor yet be troubled, either by spirit, or by word, or by letter as from us, saying that the DAY OF CHRIST (should be "day of the Lord", as in the Siniatic Codex, the Alexandrine Codex, and the Vatican Codex) had come. Let no one deceive you in any way. For it (the Day of the Lord, which is the Day of God's Wrath) will not be, unless THE DEPARTURE COMES FIRST (i.e., before Mid-Trib), and the man of sin is revealed (SECOND, i.e., AT MID-TRIB), the son of destruction, he who opposes and exalts himself against all that is called God or that is worshiped; so that he sits as God in the temple of God, setting himself up as God."
THE DAY OF THE FIRST RAPTURE IS THE DAY OF CHRIST
Php 1:10 says, "That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till THE DAY OF CHRIST".
Php 2:16 says, "Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in THE DAY OF CHRIST, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain."
Mal 4:5 says, "Behold, I will send you ELIJAH the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful DAY OF THE LORD".
THE DAY OF THE LAST RAPTURE IS THE DAY OF THE LORD, WHICH IS ALSO THE DAY OF GOD'S WRATH
Zeph 2:3 Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be YE SHALL BE HID (sathar, be absent, i.e., BECAUSE OF BEING CAUGHT UP IN THE LAST RAPTURE) in the day of the LORD'S anger."
Joel 1:15 says, "Alas for the day! for THE DAY OF THE LORD is at hand, and as a DESTRUCTION from the Almighty shall it come."
Zeph 1:8 says, "And it shall come to pass in the day of the LORD'S sacrifice (i.e., ON THE FEAST OF TRUMPETS), that I will punish the princes, and the king's children, and all such as are clothed with strange apparel."
Joel 2:1-3 says, "Blow ye the TRUMPET in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the DAY OF THE LORD cometh, for it is nigh at hand; 2 A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong (Gog's army); there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations."
Zec 14:1-3 says, "Behold, the DAY OF THE LORD cometh, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee. 2 For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city. 3 Then shall the LORD go forth, and fight against those nations (ON JESUS' LONG DAY), as when he fought in the day of battle" (ON JOSHUA'S LONG DAY).
Jos 10:11-14 says, "And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, and were in the going down to Bethhoron, that the LORD cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died: they were more which died with hailstones than they whom the children of Israel slew with the sword. 12 Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. 13 And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day. 14 And there was no day like that before it or after it, that the LORD hearkened unto the voice of a man: for the LORD fought for Israel."
The stones that will be cast down on Jesus' Long Day are the asteroids of Rev 8:8-11. The Earth will be knocked upside down, causing the long day. Agape
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