The Saved!

 

How will the studying of the Bible change our society at large?

 

It will awaken those who are sincere in wishing to know Truth!

The Truth referred to is that which Jesus spoke: “I am the resurrection and the life”, (John 11:25).

Society at large will only get worse in all aspects until the 2nd Advent of Christ Jesus!

The Millennial Period

There is, as said, clearly a reason, or more correctly many reasons for this special period of time (1000 years, Rev. 20:1-5).  It is inescapable to the notice that the statement is linked to Satan and his binding; and therefore an inextricable link to God’s eventual purposes and love for human kind, (Jn. 3:16).  It also cannot escape notice that God’s power is shown in the imprisonment of Satan for this future period, whereas he had been free to act to his advantage in Eden!  By virtue of Satan’s inability to act as he did with Eve in Eden, a great force for untruth and therefore action in untruth is removed from people’s behaviour, and therefore Satan cannot be blamed in the Millennial for human behaviour, as was the case in Eden and in many cases now!  See: Eve and Adam.  However, sin (the fallen state) is still in human nature, which will still generate the desire to sin, and resist the Will and holiness of God; and is still linked to the knowledge of good and evil!  The major differences of that period and now, are that nobody will be in any doubt as to the existence of God and His Christ (Messiah); Satan has no influence on human behaviour; so that rebellion against the Godhead, sinning by the person, will all be attributable to the person and their knowledge of good and evil! Justice against the sinner will be swift and decisive, from the Godhead in Jerusalem.  There are clearly reasons for this 1000 year period.

There are two groups of people being dealt with by God and His Christ at that time; Jews and Gentiles (the Nations), with the Jews first again (Ammi)!

The question arises, what is sin?  Here again much wrong teaching over thousands of years have left many interpretations.  The fact is that sin is rebellion against God with the consequences of the many wrong doings that mankind is heir to since Eden!  See: Sin (understanding of);

This was clearly defined after the Jews departed Egypt, (Deut. 9:7), and is unfortunately marked in many places in their history; and now in the rejection of Christ Jesus Messiah; until that future day when they “will look on Him whom they pierced” (Zech. 12:10)!  That event will be just prior to the Millennial, and just after they as “the remnant”, have been rescued from annihilation.  See: Satan's Motivation:

During the Millennial, wrong doing will be dealt with very quickly and fairly as mentioned above, without the lengthy and often unfairness of present day systems, and will emanate from Jerusalem (Psm. 2:7-9, Heb. 1:8 and Rev. 2:27).  Kings of all the world’s Nations will be called to Jerusalem every year to keep the Feast of Tabernacles, and to pay homage every year to Jehovah Zebaoth and His Christ, on pain of national punishment, such as rain being withheld; (Zech. 14:16-19).

Many people now in this present Age time, with its erroneous teachings, will consider these changes and actions unfair and undemocratic, and against free-will; as “free-will” has taken on new meanings in the corruptions of this present Age; that is so, and intended as such.  Satan has at the present time, as “Prince of this World” (Jn. 12:31, 14:30 and 16:11), freedom together with fallen mankind to do his worst/best to convince all Creation that he is a superior supernatural being than Almighty God!  He has won over many angels as well as humans in his freedom of action, but he is still a created being, albeit magnificent!  See: Satan's Origins.

His deadly error has been to attempt to usurp God Himself!  Instead of crushing Satan, God in His Love has devised a plan which allows Satan free rein up to the point where he attempts to force God Himself to break His Covenant Promise to the Jewish Patriarchs (that Israel will always exist); at which point God is fully justified in binding Satan (still not destroying him at that stage), to demonstrate to all Creation that He is Love, and that His Love is the Salvation of Created beings, including mankind, in total anti-thesis to Eden!  See: Love (Ultimate);

However at that stage God is not only showing that He is; but is also dealing with Israel in their own Land (the Promised of Gen. 15:18), details of which dealings are the subject of prophecy, particularly in Jeremiah, Isaiah, Ezekiel, and Zechariah. Israel are being formed into the “Jeshuran” (upright) of OT prophecy, Isa. 44:2, Deut. 32:15, 33:5, 33:26 and Jer. 31; and a worthy and faithful “Bride”, which she had not been in the Old Testament, and which was the cause of much anger and pain to Jehovah.  The O.T. 10 Commandments are observed for the first time in truth, and the teachings of Jesus to His people become realistically relevant; as per the “Sermon on the Mount”.

This process is underway for 1000 years, which when considered seriously, is breath-taking in scope, and underlines the serious nature of what God's allowing in His patience with His created humankind; and His demonstration of love to all His created beings in Heaven and on Earth.

To recap, Satan is bound, the Nations who go through to the Millennial (World Population Reduction) are under strict discipline and control from Jerusalem.  Israel has acknowledged Jesus as Christ (Messiah), they are being formed into “Jeshuran”, and sin nature (the knowledge of good and evil) is still in place.  The curse of God has not been removed until (Rev. 22:3), and is not removed until 1Cor. 15:24-28, and the “new Heaven and Earth”.  Mankind lives much longer than before, and will die “a child at 100 years” (Isa. 65:20).

In this described scene, nobody can claim that God does not exist!  They can still rebel and sin, but will receive swift punishment.  However, as said earlier Satan cannot be blamed, as he is imprisoned, and ineffective on Earth at that time!

The question arises, what is happening at that time, and what is its purpose?  It has been stated that Israel are being formed into “Jeshuran”, and that started after they “looked on Him who they pierced” (Zech. 12:10).  Israel are performing duties they neglected in the OT, which they promised they would perform as a Kingdom of Priests unto God (Ex.19:6 and Rev.1:6), both in Jerusalem, and worldwide with their then witness to the Truth of God and Messiah (Zech. 8:23).

At the same time the “Nation’s” peoples are still given the freedom to acknowledge or otherwise God and His Christ, and it is safe to say many will be worshippers of the Lord.  As life times are so much longer, probably quite similar to Genesis, and a baby will die at 100 years (see above).  The world population will be very much smaller than now having been reduced by at least ⅔: See: www.revelationsmessage.co.uk, so that the world's resources will be able to easily cope with the then population; but in any case the world will have been renewed and cleaned for the Millennial purpose, (Isa. 65:17).

At the end of the Millennial period, a remarkable event is allowed by God.  He releases Satan into the world for a short period of time (Rev. 20:7)!  The stated purpose is to “again deceive the Nations”, which clearly is to remind all Creation both Earthly and Heavenly of the effect of Satan’s actions and motives on God’s Creation (Rev. 20:7-9)!  The fact that Satan has always deceived Creation is explicit in Rev. 20:3, but has to be spelled out for the ultimate purpose of God.

It is notable that as soon as Satan is released he generates anti-Semitic forces against the Jewish Nation, which is now Jeshuran, and collects those willing Nations to attempt to annihilate Israel and Jerusalem!  He again challenges God and His Promises to the Patriarchs, in a last attempt to force God’s Word broken!  This last desperate attempt of Satan brings his final destruction (Rev. 20:9-10); and all Creation sees the Justice and Love of Almighty God in Truth, as God cannot break His Word to Israel!

There then follows the Judgement of all who ever lived, who are not of the special Groups of “The Mystery Body of Christ”, or Jeshuran.  The criterion for that judgement is Rev. 20:11-12.

This is the stage of the fulfilment of the work of Jesus the Christ.  The Biblical statement of 1Cor. 15:22 “As in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive” does apply to all human kind, but many of the resurrected to the Judgement of Rev. 20 will not be in the “Book of Life”.  This judgement does not apply to Christians (Christ-Ones), as they are Raptured (collected by Christ Jesus) prior to the events of the “end of the Age”, which lead up to the Millennial.  Many Churches teach that Christ Jesus' work was finished at the Calvary Cross; that is not so; 1Cor. 15:24, gives the precise point of the finished work "when He shall have delivered up the Kingdom to God, even the Father", and V28 gives the conclusion. He (Jesus) succeeded where Adam failed, as "the seed of the woman", Gen. 3:15!

It should be noted that “death and the grave” (not “death and Hell” as is incorrectly translated in many Bibles) are also destroyed in the “Lake of Fire” at this time, together with all who are “not found in the Book of Life” (Rev. 20:14-15)!

The fact that death has been destroyed, removes for the first time the effect of its imposition in Eden, when Satan successfully persuaded Eve, followed by Adam to disobey God in their free-will; with the result of death’s introduction to the human race.  This fact of its removal means that humans will then live for eternity, as the tree of life becomes available (Rev. 22:2), in the opposite of Gen. 3:24.  The “Tree of Life”, is for the "healing of the Nations”, which is necessary due to the ravages of “Mystery Babylon”, under the auspices of Satan; for thousands of years!  See: Babylon Rev Chapter 17 Rev Chapter 18.

Eternal life for the survivors is then made possible by God in Rev. 21:1, by His generation of "a new Heaven and a new Earth"; the "Curse" is removed (Rev. 22:3).

The whole matter is beautifully summed up by the words of Dr. E.W. Bullinger: “The whole subject is one of sovereignty.  This is the whole matter which has been in question”.

Rev. 11:15: (correct translation);

“The sovereignty of the world is become the sovereignty of our Lord, and of His Christ; and He shall reign for ever and ever”.

Exodus 15:18, Psalm 10:16 and Daniel 2:44 & 7:14.

 

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