“To you the sacred mystery of the Kingdom of God has been given," Mark 4:11
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FIVE KINGDOM MYSTERIES REVEALED
Millions of Christians pray, "Let your Kingdom come. Let your will take place, over heaven also upon earth”, Mat 6:10. To some Kingdom candidates Jesus said, “To you it is granted to understand the secret mysteries of the Kingdom of the heavens, to others it is not granted" Mat 13:11. He told them: “To you (the twelve) it has been given to understand the secret mysteries of the Kingdom of God, but for the rest all things are in illustrations, so that, though looking, they may look and still not see, and though hearing, they may hear but not get the sense of it" Luke 8:9-10. By means of God's revealing spirit power operating on their minds, these ones enjoyed an understanding of some of these mysteries, which came to an end when they died. Without this revealing spirit power, Kingdom mysteries have remained hidden in plain view for some 1,950 years, but now are being revealed. To understand these mysteries, a review of God's plan to date is required.
Tracking back billions of years to a point before the universe or anything physical existed, there was a being more powerful than it is possible to imagine. This being existed as a sole entity in the fourth dimension, an eternal spirit force who commenced an immense creation project programmed for development over billions of years and to this day, has not been completed. The starting point was the creation of another spirit being with the potential of perpetual life, born with the ability to develop and reflect the creator's character.
To enable this, the element of free will was incorporated in the make up of this first created being. He became the first born spirit son in God's family - "He is the likeness of the invisible God the one born first of all creation" 1 Colossians 1:15. This first individual came to hold a unique position, the first and only one created directly by God and "by means of him everything else was created the invisible things in the heavens and the visible things on the earth" Colossians 1:16. He acquired a title "The Word" (Logos) becoming God's spokesman - "At the beginning (of creation) the Word was and the Word was beside God and the word was God's. This one was in the beginning together with God. All created things came into existence through him, there is nothing that has been created without his involvement" John 1:1-3. "So The Word became flesh and resided among us, and we had a view of his excellence (glory), an excellence such as belongs to an only-begotten son from a father; and he was full of divine favour and truth" John 1:14. His father Yhwh was the architectural originator and producer of a massive creation project. 'The Word' His only directly begotten son, became the construction manager, directing God's works as His representative spokesman. "Yhwh produced me as the beginning of his way, The earliest of his achievements of long ago. 23 From ancient times I was installed, From the start, from times earlier than the earth. 30 Then I was beside him as a master worker. I was the one he was especially fond of day by day; I rejoiced before him all the time;" Proverbs 8:22,23-30.
The second part of the architect's plan involved this 'Word' as director of operations. Yhwh handed to him the instructions for enlarging His family of Sons by increasing the population of the spirit realm, all with free will, enabling them to develop similar characteristics to their creator along with their own. God, it appears, was not interested in creating a family of robots or cybernetic machines, no matter how sophisticated; there could be no pleasure from that any more than a genuine father today would wish for cybernetic children. We do not know how long it took to complete or the size of the spirit realm population. We do know, however, that the number exceeds one hundred million, (10,000 x 10,000 Daniel 7:10) all of neuter sex without procreation ability, each created individually. Quite a task.
This stage takes us into a new physical dimension. Yhwh's creation plan involved extending His family by creating a further population of human sons, this time within a material environment. Created in physical form, they also receive the quality of free will, enabling the same potential of imaging the qualities of their creator father - "God said: (to his construction manager)“Let us make man according to our likeness in our image," Genesis 1:26. Plans and instructions, once again, were handed to the director of works, this time the entire family of the spirit realm was involved in a combined operation coordinated through the director of works, 'The Word'.
Before physical sons of God could be created, a whole material support environment needed to be constructed. First, energy was converted into matter (big bang). The matter then required moulding into a universe, made up of interconnected Galaxies one of which was selected to contain a solar system with a precisely positioned planet, capable of being developed with an ecology able to support physical Sons of God. These material preparations took billions of years. However, when the planet Earth was under development, a precise time schedule divided into seven equal time divisions was employed.
The first four time divisions were used to refine and mould the planet with an environment capable of supporting life. All necessary fuels for life needed to be introduced, a regulated atmosphere containing oxygen and food by way of vegetation and fruits (Genesis 1:2-19). The following fifth and sixth periods were used to establish an animal ecology. Toward the end of the sixth time division, everything having been prepared, the first human Sons of God were created in a pristine environment on planet Earth (Genesis 1:20-31).
Up to the end of this sixth period everything was going according to plan. 'The Word' along with the spirit Sons of God had done a great job of work and were proud to be associated with this creation project - "the morning stars joyfully cried out together, And all the Sons of God began shouting in applause" Job 38:7. Yhwh added his seal of approval, declaring everything "very good" up to that point - "God saw everything he had made, and look! it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, a sixth day" Genesis 1:31.
The final seventh division was a pause or rest period from creating. Two further assignments in developing this project were scheduled for completion by earth's inhabitants during this final seventh period. The first assignment was to expand the humankind family through procreation, populating the planet with people inheriting free will, the ability to choose whether to reflect the same qualities of Yhwh or not. The second assignment was to develop and cultivate the entire Earth, bringing it up to the same standard set by God in his sample model, the Eden garden (Genesis 1:28). This entire seventh period was given over to the completion of these two assignments by human Sons of God, while God paused from developing the creation project further - "According to bible chronology, this seventh day period is 7,000 years long and started some 6,000 years ago. The entire seven creation day periods cover 49,000 years.
Throughout the first six periods covering 42,000 years, everything went to plan but it did not remain that way! As soon as the final seventh period started, things changed and the final two human assignments were derailed. What caused such a massive shift from the original plan? How does it affect us?
CREATION PLAN DERAILED
Up to the end of the sixth creation period, all created beings in God's family, the first only begotten Son, the millions of spirit Sons and the first human Sons, all enjoyed the prospect of perpetual life. This was dependent on remaining Sons in His family upholding His standards. To do this, required individuals to use rationale, weigh matters and make free will choices. By choosing to uphold the standards of God or their own independent standards. There was always the possibility that some would choose badly through selfish motivations. On the other hand, without free will, higher personal character development would not be possible. Free will could bring the greatest of rewards but also carried a great risk factor. Yhwh was well aware of this, which is why a reserve plan was prepared, should it be needed to deal with the risk. A contingency plan was on hand for just such a possibility.
Selfish motives quickly arose on both sides of the family, forming a coalition opposing God's authority. How did this rebellion arise? Along with providing the first human couple a pristine perfect environment, God placed on them a reasonable test requiring a choice, either accept Him as their ruler and standard setter or reject Him in favour of determining their own independent standards. A bench test was employed. "God gave this command to the man: “From every tree of the garden you may eat to satisfaction. But as for the tree of the knowledge of good and bad, you must not eat from it, for in the day you eat from it you will certainly die.” Genesis 2:16-17. Not such a tough loyalty test, one would have thought they would have avoided it like the plague. This issue drew certain spirit beings who contradicted what Yhwh had said. “Did God really say that you must not eat from every tree of the garden?” .. the woman said .. “We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden. But God has said about the fruit of the tree that is in the middle of the garden:‘You must not eat from it, no, you must not touch it; otherwise you will die.’” At this the serpent said to the woman: “You certainly will not die. For God knows that in the very day you eat from it, your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and bad.” Genesis 3:1-5. This slanderer directly contradicted what God had said and in fact, called God a liar.
This accuser had lived for billions of years, reaching high position within the spirit realm administrations. He cleverly calculated that it would be imperative to recruit the first human couple into this independence rebellion, getting them to side with him, so that all future generations of their yet unborn offspring would also be co-opted into the rebel camp, thereby capturing the entire human race. This would mean that the first human couple had to be induced to join the rebellion after their marriage, but before their first child was conceived.
If a child was conceived before the parents joined the rebellion, according to inheritance, the child would be outside the conspiracy, and would not have received from its parents any passed on substandard contamination. The child would remain pristine, and could have join the rebellion or not according to its own individual free will decision. In order to gain the greatest advantage, it was imperative to capture all mankind in the initial conspiracy. A narrow time window of opportunity existed for this.
A subtle inducement plan was formulated, incorporating accusations and deception to get ‘Man’ to rebel against God. An attack was initially aimed at the less experienced half of ‘Man’. The male half (Adam) had been created some years before the female half (Eve) and during this time, he had been extensively educated. The female half was created just before the end of the sixth day. United as one in marriage, they were instructed to fill the earth with their offspring. Adam had the responsibility of educating his other half, telling her about the conditions attached to the tree in the middle of the garden and the consequences of taking an independent course.
As soon as the seventh day period started, the spirit 'opposer' jumped in, making these contradicting accusations to Eve while she was alone. Using a material disguise to communicate through and hide his identity, this opposition spirit inquired of the woman about Gods' instructions as to who set standards, who decided what is to be considered good and what is bad. The woman accurately repeated the instructions passed on to her by her husband, that to ignore God and independently determine the standards of what is good and what is bad, would lead to their death (Gen 3:1-3).
This billions of years old spirit instigator proceeded to contradict what God had said, by saying to the woman - “No; if you make your own decisions as to what is accepted as good or bad you will not die, God isn’t telling you everything. In fact, from the time you start determining your own standards, deciding for yourself what is right and what is wrong, you will become like Gods by determining your own decisions. This is a good thing, you should go for it" (Genesis 3:4-5 CQ). This became the original first recorded lie ever told - "the Devil, ... was a murderer when he began, and he did not stand fast in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaks the lie, he speaks according to his own disposition, because he is a liar and the father of the lie" John 8:44.
The younger, less experienced Eve innocently fell into this deceptive trap, and was completely fooled by this cunning manipulation and twisting of the truth “The serpent deceived Eve by its cunning.” (2 Cor 11:3). By means of deception, she was unwittingly induced to join an independence rebellion. Thinking that she had done the right thing, she encouraged her husband to take the same course of action. Although Adam must have realized that Eve had been lied to, he still chose to follow her action “Adam was not deceived, but the woman was completely deceived when she disobeyed.”(Timothy 2:14). Adam could have corrected her, reminded her of the true facts and taken the issue before God to sort out. Why didn’t he? Possibly, he allowed his judgement to be impaired by her or wanted to stay with her, regardless of the consequences. He may have convinced himself that, just maybe she was right, and it seemed more attractive to be able to independently decide for himself what the rules should be. Whatever the situation was, once he wilfully chose to join Eve by deliberately disobeying, he became a willing rebel against God. Both parts of ‘Man’ had entered the conspiracy with a spirit being rebel. They had now ceased to be Sons of God and became outlaws of His family of Sons.
When confronted by God, Adam tried to blame his wife for his own action. They started to feel shameful ill effects of not doing things God's way. Adam's action resulted in his yet unborn children, and thereby the entire human race, being disinherited from God's family. From now on, life would be difficult, as they gradually wore out to death. The first ‘Man’ had put himself and the yet unborn human race under a death sentence. "Through one man sin (a substandard condition) entered into the world and death through sin and so death spread to all men because they had all sinned (all substandard) ... death ruled as king from Adam" Romans 5:12,14. Although Adam lived for 930 human years, he died as warned, within a ‘God day’ of 1,000 years. "One day is with Yhwh as a thousand years and a thousand years as one day" 2 Peter 3:8. "Within the day you eat from it you will certainly die” Genesis 2:-17. (See rp.no40 WHAT IS ORIGINAL SIN IS IT INHERITED)
God pronounced a prophetic statement against the rebel spirit instigator, that his course of action would also eventually lead to his and his spirit followers' destruction. This chief rebel now receives a new title, describing his character as SLANDERER (in Greek, Devil) and RESISTER (in Greek, Satan). At this point, all spirit and physical beings became party to a universal court case. It would prove by the laws of evidence and justice whether God is truthful, that a continuous high standard of life depends on Him and whether God, as father and creator, has the justified right to rule the entire family. Or will the opposition be proved correct? Will they provide the evidence that they can independently rule successfully and obtain perpetual life, as the original lie claimed?
God also predicted the outcome of the situation, stating that the spirit rebels would be proved wrong, guilty of lies and deception, they would fail, and that human descendants who endeavoured to remain loyal to God would become enemies of descendant human rebels. He prophesied that these rebels would in due course, inflict a minor victory on a particular loyal descendant, but that eventually, the loyal ones would win by destroying all rebels. (Genesis 3:15).
Our first human parents did not initiate the rebellion but chose to become willing recruits of it, rejecting their life giving and sustaining Father, deciding independently what they should do and what they should not. Once recruited into the rebellion, they disinherited themselves from God's family. As a result, the entire human family has inherited a substandard state with the consequences of ageing, sickness, and death passed on to all successive generations. God warned that man was not able to sustain ongoing life alone nor independently would he be capable of deciding successfully what is good or what is bad. Has any created piece of sophisticated equipment ever been capable of writing its own operating and maintenance manuals?
After Adam went independent, rejecting God's instructions, he fell to a substandard level and as such, disinherited himself from God's family, no longer a Son of God. As with merchandise which, after inspection, is found imperfect or substandard, is rejected. So, with Adam, when he rebelled against God, he became imperfect, substandard, and so rejected from God's family. From then on, all subsequent generations could only pass on to their children their own independent likeness or image, so no one was eligible to be part of God's family as His Sons.
"When Adam had lived one hundred thirty years, he became the father of a son in his likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth" Gen 5:3. WHAT IS ORIGINAL SIN, IS IT INHERITED
All creation must witness God's truthfulness when he stated individuals could not successfully govern themselves independently and that to sustain life would require His support. After proving these issues in a Universal Court Case, God will be fully justified morally to extend His rule over both created kinds, spirit and human, even if some disagree.
Adam when created was in pristine condition, physically perfect although with his morals and disposition unproven. Man did not have a right to everlasting life. This was something physical members of God's family receive by qualification. Adam's body was created with an initial life charge with a maximum of a 1,000 years or a God day period - "one day is with Yhwh as a thousand years and a thousand years as one day" (2 Pet 3:8). After violating God's command, Adam became faulty, substandard (a sinner); his body did not change in any way from its original condition before the act, his genetic make up or DNA remained the same. He had morally fallen short of God's standard and was no longer worthy of being a Son of God and so he was rejected.
God did not need to pass a death sentence on him. Adam had already been warned that opposition action would lead to death before he reached the age of 1,000. God warned “In the day you eat of it you will positively die". Or because of going independent and opposing God, his initial life charge would automatically die out within 1,000 years. Created physically perfect, Adam lived for 930 years, some of his close offspring lived even longer, Jared 962 years, Methuselah 969 years, Noah 950 years, yet none lived more than the maximum 1,000 years.
Adam by his action inflicted a death sentence on himself; God needed to do nothing further. He had a 1,000 year maximum cell battery life. His body was created perfectly able, under the right conditions, to maintain itself alive for up to a maximum of 1,000 years. In order to extend life the cells would require constant recharging. The recharge required plugging in to the source of life which came from God - "With you (Yhwh) is the source of life" Psalms 36:9, see John 5:26. God can and will continually extend this power charge of life to loyal human members of His family. Outside the family, human life cells run down and when flat, life goes out of the cells and the battery or body dies. (See rp.no40 WHAT IS ORIGINAL SIN IS IT INHERITED)
So just how did Adam's sin cause death to spread to all men? Adam fell short of God's standard for members of His family as Sons reflecting the Fathers' image. This failing God's standard is referred to as SIN, a word which is very much misused and misunderstood. There seems to be two main Bible categories in which God's standards can be failed. To understand the various ways humans can sin by falling short of Yhwh's standards, we need to know God's perspective on what He constitutes substandard from His recorded word.
1. All physical human defects i.e. those crippled, blind, diseased etc fall short (sin) on God's physical standard, often caused by mutations inherited genetically through DNA degeneration. To a greater or lesser degree, all humans suffer some inherent defects, the result of 6,000 years of conglomerated degeneration, (born in sin): not necessarily the individual's fault yet all defects are below God's standard.
" A paralysed man on a stretcher, they climbed up to the roof, and lowered him on the stretcher .. he said: “Man, your sins are forgiven.” (sins were the ailment of paralysis) Then the scribes and the Pharisees started to reason, saying: ..Who can forgive sins except God alone?” in order for you to know that the Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins (cancel physical defects) he said to the paralysed man: “Get up, pick up your stretcher, and go to your home" Luke 5:18-25.
2. Adulterers, fornicators, homosexuals, thieves, greed, drunks, extortioners, murderers, liars, all fall short (sin) on God's moral standards - "Those who are sexually immoral, idolaters, adulterers, men who submit to homosexual acts, men who practice homosexuality, thieves, greedy people, drunkards, verbally abusive, and extortioners will not inherit God’s Kingdom" 1 Cor 6:9-10. These sins are not genetically inherited as in number 1, but are generally self inflicted. Adam's sin (defect) falls into this category.
All of us humans fall short in both of these categories, self induced (sin) and inherited deficiencies (born in sin) we all carry a measure of both. We all fall short, we are all sinners.
Once Adam entertained the lies and willingly chose opposition, he fell below God's standard morally. This moral defect (sin) made him substandard and so he failed to qualify as a member of God's family. He had been warned that outside the family, he would be unable to plug into the source of life in order to recharge himself, so his life slowly got used up and he died. After death, there was no continuation of life in heaven for Adam, death was the end of the individual as it is for all humans that die. The lie that Adam had an immortal soul (told he would not die) was part of the original lies.
Being substandard and no longer qualified as a member of God's family, he could only pass on to his offspring a substandard inheritance of a 1,000 year maximum life span. Nothing up to God's standard could come from him by way of inheritance. Example; if born into a rich family, I am disinherited through my unacceptable behaviour, I will then be unable to pass on to my offspring any inheritance I would have enjoyed as a member of the rich family. Principled moral deficiency (sin) made Adam substandard, so nothing up to God's standard could come from him by way of inheritance to his offspring.
Conglomerate inherited DNA degeneration over the past 6,000 years has dragged human life span down to its low present world level of 70 years, a long way below its maximum 1,000 years, an indicator of just how far below God's standards we have degenerated and how great our conglomerated sin (imperfection) is. So long as men remain part of Adam's family, alienated from God's family, no recharging of life can ever be achieved and dying cells will always result in death.
Adam rebelled, won over by an opposing spirit-being with the inducement that “by making his own independent choices from God he would achieve God like status, becoming like God and would not die”. This original lie has continued throughout human history. All pagan religions and the vast majority of Christian religions teach and believe today this erroneous universal belief that humans have immortal souls and become spirit creatures like God or gods, after death (would not die but become like God). Adam had become an outlaw, taking himself and the entire human race outside of God's laws. By accepting and subscribing to these lies, he subjected himself and the entire human race to this instigator's control (the Resister) who has become, essentially, the God of this world - "the whole world is lying in the power of the wicked one" 1 John 5:19.
Negative consequences we suffer directly from man's independence from God.
- Short life span progressing through ageing into death;
- Life plagued with sickness, disease and inherited deficiencies;
- A world of corrupt self serving war making national governments;
- Increasing world food shortages, famine and starvation;
- Constant international wars, conflicts and terrorism;
- Increasing crime and lawlessness;
- World disasters, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc;
- Earth's ecologies rapidly deteriorating;
- Religions throughout the world teaching the same original lies;
- Materialism, corruption, deception, propaganda and lies on a massive scale are the norm.
CONTINGENCY PLAN UNFOLDS DURING THE 'REST DAY'.
Throughout the seventh 'rest' day period, this contingency plan unfolds "And by the seventh day, God had completed the work that he had been doing, and he began to rest on the seventh day from all his work that he had been doing" Genesis 2:2. How long is it? Some 2,500 years after this rest period started, we are informed it was still continuing. Yhwh said to the disbelieving rebellious Israelites, whom Moses had led out of Egypt - " So I swore in my anger: “They will not enter into my rest.” Psalm 95:9-11.
Four thousand years after its start, it was still continuing as the apostle Paul in 60 AD confirmed - "Therefore, since a promise of entering into his rest remains, let us be on guard... v3 For we who have exercised faith do enter into the rest, just as he has said: “So I swore in my anger, ‘They will not enter into my rest,’”(rebellious Israelites of the exodus) although his works were finished from the founding of the world v4 For in one place he has said of the seventh day as follows: “And God rested on the seventh day from all his works,” Referring to the unbelieving Israelites of the Exodus, God said of them vs5 ..“They shall never enter my rest.” (vs6) Therefore since it still remains for some to enter that rest, and since those who formerly had the good news proclaimed to them did not go in because of their disobedience,... (vs9) There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; (vs10) for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his. (vs11) Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience" Hebrews 4:1,3-11 New International Version.
Paul confirmed the 'rest' referred is the period of God's seventh Genesis creative rest day (Gen 2:1-3). After some 4,000 years, this rest period continued, as according to Paul, in 60 AD, the opportunity 'still remained' open to enter into the period of God's Sabbath day of rest.
What does it mean, 'entering' into God's day of rest? The apostle in verse 11 said: "Let us therefore make every effort to enter that rest period, and not fail through such disbelief as theirs and not enter into it". Does it mean, to 'enter' into this 'rest', they die during the period of God's rest? This cannot be the case, for both faithful and the unfaithful have died and verse 5 says the disobedient ones "Shall not enter into my rest" yet they also died! Obedient ones needed to make a special effort to enter it, you do not need to make any special effort to die! So it must mean something more than just dying.
ENTERING THIS 'REST'?
The hope in the Bible for faithful servants of God is being brought back to life in an 'earlier resurrection'. Because of their acts of faith, at death they are classified as approved and will receive a 'better' or earlier resurrection, brought back to life within this same on-going Sabbath rest period thereby 'entering alive into God's continuing rest' period. Paul confirmed this when he said "and I have a hope in God, which these men themselves also accept, that there is going to be a resurrection, both of the righteous and the unrighteous" (Acts 24:15 Holman Christian Standard Bible) and at Philippians 3:10-11 "submitting myself to a death like his (Christ) vs11 to see if I may by any means attain the earlier resurrection from the dead" .Extrapolated bible evidence presented in the following information on the 'Jubilee cycle' confirms the seventh ongoing 'rest day' lasts for 7,000 years. Logically, each of the previous six creative days would also be 7,000 years long, a complete creative seven days or creative week covering 49,000 years (further evidence follows).
While the seventh rest day continues, these justified ones attain an early resurrection back to life. Uncooperative rebellious persons will not have this opportunity, they will not be resurrected during the ongoing rest period. These forfeit the privilege of an early resurrection and have to wait for their resurrection until after this seventh rest period ends. There are two distinct time resurrections separated by 1,000 years, the approved ones (justified) resurrected within the ongoing rest period while the majority of those unjustified are resurrected after the rest period has finally ended.
Acts 24:15 reads, "And I have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust" King James Version. Disobedient or unrighteous ones get their resurrection as Revelation 20:5 says: "the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished" King James Bible. This mass resurrection of unjustified mankind is also referred to at John 5:28, where he says: "Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those dead in the grave will hear his voice, (vs29) and come out, those..who have done wrong to a resurrection of Judgement".
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Once God had been slandered as a liar before His family, the issues had to be settled in a universal court case. All creation needed to witness the evidence that God was truthful when He stated that humans could not successfully govern themselves independently and that to sustain life required dependence on God. By establishing these issues in a universal court case, God will be found not guilty and vindicated, fully justified in ruling both the spirit and human divisions of His family, even if some choose not to agree.A ONE TIME UNIVERSAL COURT CASE
All spirit and human beings become party to this universal court case. Strict laws of evidence and justice are applied in presenting the evidence as to whether the accusations against God are true or false. Evidence presented will prove whether humans exercising free will can choose loyalty to God, even under duress. The evidence proving whether God is truthful when He states continuous life depends on Him; whether it is proven that the creator is justified to claim the right to rule the entire created family.
Will evidence and statements by His accusers prove they can rule successfully and obtain perpetual life as the original lie of immortality claimed? “You certainly will not die. .. you will be like God" Genesis 3:4-5 The original lie of immortality of the human soul upheld worldwide throughout all human history and still so today. Time has been required to gather and present all the evidence. The verdict will stand on record for all time. There has been no doubt from God's position as to the outcome. While this court case is going on, His plans have been developing for the time when He will justifiably rule both sides of His family, spirit and physical.
THE DEVELOPING CONTINGENCY PLAN
Billions of people pray "Let your Kingdom come. Let your will take place, over heaven also upon earth”, Mat 6:10. What is this coming Kingdom that is referred to as - "the mysteries of the Kingdom of the heavens",Mat 13:11. “The mystery of his will is according to his good pleasure that he purposed for an administration (οἰκονομίαν) at the full limit of the appointed times, to gather all things together in the Christ, the things in the heavens and the things on the earth” Eph 1:9-10. It appears that the work of constructing this Kingdom administration has been going on for the past two thousand years.
οἰκονομίαν = management of a household or household affairs, the management, oversight, administration, of other's propertyFirst, Kingdom mystery revealed = The Kingdom is a royal administration of God's estate starting at the appointed time.
Its construction includes the selection and recruiting of many informed volunteers for adoption into a unique brotherhood of Sons of God. The adoption involves undergoing a rebirth to become 'born again' Sons of God and adoption into His family. A rebirth purchased for each of them by Christ's redeeming ransom, paid by the sacrificing of his perfect human life. We are told "God’s fellow workers.. are God’s field under cultivation, God’s building" 1 Cor 3:9. How exactly is this building being constructed?
How are these workers being cultivated into "God's building" ? In bringing about the construction of this building, God has validated two contracts, each 2,000 years long, both link together each side of the year of Christ's death. They form a 4,000 year Kingdom timetable.
The first 2,000 year contract was made with Abraham -"God who chose Abram and brought him out of Ur of the Chaldeans and gave him the name Abraham; you found his heart faithful before you, and made with him a covenant" Neh 9: 7-8.
"The God of glory appeared to our ancestor Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran, v3 and said to him, ‘Leave your country and your relatives and go to the land that I will show you.’ v4 Then he left the country of the Chaldeans and settled in Haran. After his father died, God had him move from there to this country in which you are now living" Acts 7:2-5.
“Go from your country (Chaldea) and your kindred and your father’s house (Ur) to the land that I will show you. 2 I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. 3 I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed," Gen 12:1-3.
This first contract was made with Abraham when he was living in the city of Ur in Mesopotamia in 1968BC. It ended 2,000 years later at Christ's death in 33AD. Or rather, 2,000 years before God's set date for Christ's death, He set up this agreement with Abraham. In this contract, a pledge was made by God to Abraham that through a blood line descendant of his would come, a man who would bring great benefits to all people of the earth. "God declared the good news beforehand to Abraham, namely: “By means of you all the nations will be blessed.” Christ purchased us, v14 This was so that the blessing of Abraham would come to the nations by means of Christ Jesus," Gal 3:8,13-14.
How is it all nations of mankind benefit from this agreement made with Abraham by means of Jesus Christ? "The promises spoken to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, “and to your descendants,” in the sense of many. Rather, it says, “and to your offspring,” in the sense of one, who is Christ," Gal 3:14,16. "You are the sons of the ...covenant that God made .. saying to Abraham 'by means of your offspring all the families of the earth will be blessed' v26 after raising up his servant (Jesus) God sent him to you (disciples) first" Acts 3:25-26.
The benefit is a means of countering mankind's inherited death sentence. "For just as through Adam all die, so also through Christ all will (future) be made alive again," 1 Cor 15:22. Christ undoes the effects of our inherited short life span contracted from Adam by purchasing the opportunity of perpetual life for the entire human race, by balancing the scales. "Christ Jesus, gave himself a corresponding ransom for all" 1 Tim 2:6. This immense benefit of being given the right for all mankind to live again is achieved through the mechanism of resurrections - "there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous" Acts 24:15. The power to enable these resurrections was achieved by the payment of a life ransoming death, corresponding to the life that originally enforced the death sentence on mankind.
These resurrection benefits, we are told, will be administered through God's new estate, headed by His representative King of kings ruling over this Kingdom administration. "You were slaughtered and with your blood you bought people for God out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation, v10 and you made them to be a kingdom and priests to our God, and they are to rule as kings over the earth” Rev 5:9-10.
THE FIRST CONTRACT
1968 BC 33 AD
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God promised through a descendant of Ransom Sacrifice provides
Abraham all nations would gain major benefits basis for these benefits to mankind
BENEFITS TO ALL MANKIND THROUGH CHRIST'S CORRESPONDING RANSOM
- All gain a second life through resurrections, brings an end to Adam-induced death.
- People will all have the opportunity to choose God's way, join the family and enjoy non-ending life.
- Sickness, disease and inherited deficiencies eradicated.
- Humans enjoy living constantly in perfect health, fitness and vigour.
- Life under a single incorruptible world government applying God's standards to all mankind.
- No food shortages, famine or starvation.
- No wars, bloodshed, maiming or murders.
- No crime, suffering or pain.
- Disasters, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis etc will be controlled and prevented.
- World ecologies built up to bring the Earth to Eden standard.
- All the world's false lying religions removed.
- All human national governments and corruption removed.
- All internationally controlling corporations removed.
- A new world climate system installed, regulated and benign.
- Man's original healthy fruitarian diet restored and cultivated for all.
A SECOND 2,000 YEAR CONTRACT
The first covenant made with Abraham finished after its 2,000 year fixed term ran out in 33AD at the death of Christ. This event is by far the most important date in human history. It was no random date; was set in God's timetable from the very beginning of the world, upon this death, the Kingdom is established "inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world" Mat 25:34. Now a second 2,000 year construction contract for building this new Kingdom administration starts in 33AD, brokered by Jesus Christ on the same day of his death at the Passover meal, April 33AD. Jesus pledged to his 11 disciples, “I make a contract with you (the 11 disciples) just as my Father has made a contract with me, for a kingdom so you may eat and drink at my table in my Kingdom, and sit on thrones" Luke 22:29-30.
He said: “This means my ‘blood of the covenant, which is to be poured out in behalf of many". Mark 14:24.
"He is a mediator of a new covenant, in order that because a death has occurred for their release by ransom" Heb 9:15.
"You are God’s field under cultivation, God’s building" 1 Cor 3:9.
"we are to have a building from God, a house not made with hands, everlasting in the heavens" 2 Cor 5:1.
"you yourselves as living stones are being built up into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, in order to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ" 1 Pet 2:5.
Second, Kingdom mystery revealed, = A Kingdom contract for purchasing selected humans as 'living stones' in God's spiritual house His temple. administration building.
This construction work is accomplished during the term of the 2,000 year Kingdom covenant and is still not completed. It is built with selected human 'living stones' who will become kings and priests.
"I saw those executed for the witness they gave about Jesus and for speaking about God, .... they came to life and ruled as kings with the Christ for 1,000 years... This is the first resurrection.... they will be priests of God and of the Christ, and they will rule as kings with him for the 1,000 years" Rev 20:4-6.
We are even told how many living stones are required for building this Kingdom administration. "The Lamb, standing on Mount Zion! And with him were one hundred forty-four thousand who had his name and his Father’s name written on their foreheads. v3 and they sing a new song ..... No one could learn that song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who have been redeemed from the earth. v4 ....They have been redeemed from mankind as first fruits for God and the Lamb" Rev 14:1,3,4. The contracted number of king/priests predetermined for making up this administration is 144,000.
A little before the end of this 2,000 year contract, these human 'first fruits' are resurrected as spirit beings, in readiness for assembling into their Kingly positions on heavenly mount Zion. "I saw underneath the altar the souls of those slaughtered because of the word of God and because of the witness they had given". "A white robe was given to each of them, and they were told to rest a little while longer, until the number was filled of their fellow slaves and their brothers who were about to be killed as they had been" Rev 6:9,11.
Once resurrected, they are apparently told to wait while a head count is taken to ascertain the number still required to complete the 144,000. The number short are then filled by recruiting the final human living stones who would be killed as they had been. It seems no action is taken by God against mankind, until after this final sealing of 144,000 has been completed. "Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees, until after we have sealed the slaves of our God in their foreheads.” And I heard the number of those who were sealed, 144,000, Rev 7:3-4. The 2,000 year Kingdom contract validated by Jesus in the year 33AD was for building an administration with 144,000 humans and will be completed by the year 2033.
Third, Kingdom mystery revealed, = The Kingdom administration is made up of 144,000 human contractors resurrected at God's appointed time, with the rank of Kings and also Priests, who will rule forever.
THE SECOND CONTRACT
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TWO CONTRACTS FORM A 4,000 YEAR TIMETABLE
Yhwh has been developing His heavenly Kingdom government for 4,000 years. The first 2,000 years covered an agreement made with Abraham in 1968BC for an unbroken blood line from him leading to the key descendant who would buy mankind the benefit of resurrections from death. Payment was made at his death in 33AD, when the corresponding ransom price was paid and a cure for Adam-induced death became possible. In 33AD, a second contract was made for the construction of God's royal rulership, validated by Jesus' death. This 2,000 year contract was brokered by Jesus for recruiting 144,000 humans which comes to its end in 2033.
4,000 YEAR KINGDOM TIMETABLE
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God promised a descendant Christ's ransom sacrifice is the method 144,000 completed1968 BC 33 AD 2033
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of Abraham's would bring which brings these benefits to all mankind. Kingdom covenant ends.
benefits to all mankind. Kingdom covenant for 144,000 begins.
These Kingdom volunteers are offered adoption into God's family and form a special brotherhood. They are born again as Sons of God into His family, this is bought and paid for by Christ's redeeming ransom, which was the death of his perfect human life. This rebirth is the equivalent of a resurrection given to them before they die. It means their reborn lives then carry a higher value when sacrificed in loyal service to the death. They undergo a death similar to Christ's - "All of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death. So we were buried with him through our baptism into his death, in order that just as Christ was raised up from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also should walk in a newness of life. If we have become united with him in the likeness of his death, we will certainly also be united with him in the likeness of his resurrection" Romans 6:3-5. "Rest a little while longer, until the number was filled of their fellow slaves and their brothers who were about to be killed as they had been" Rev 6:9 -11. Their deaths become illegal, as their inherited Adamic death has been cancelled by this rebirth and so now carry a positive sacrificial value, which they can administer in their positions as priests.
Forth, Kingdom mystery revealed, = All 144,000 Kingdom contractors are reborn Sons of God each undergoes sacrificial death in God's service and receive a resurrection similar to Christ's.
The apostle Paul was appointed as a foreman in this building work "For we are God’s fellow workers. You are God’s field under cultivation, God’s building. v10 According to the undeserved kindness of God that was given to me, I laid a foundation as a skilled master builder but someone else is building on it. But let each one keep watching how he is building on it" 1 Cor 3:9-10. This building is now under construction with human living stones for completion in the heavens or spirit realm, "we are to have a building from God, a house not made with hands, everlasting in the heavens" 2 Cor 5:1.
Those who are selected inherit positions not only as kings, but also rule as kings under the King of these kings, Jesus who is also "called by the name The Word of God. v16 he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords" Revelation 19:13,16. The exact number of 144,000 'living stones' making up this building are all selected during the 2,000 year term of the Kingdom contract. It commenced in 33AD and so will end in 2033, when all will have been sealed in. Once complete, the Kingdom administration commences to rule carrying out God's assignments and completing His contingency plan.
'NEW CREATIONS' BECOME 'LIVING STONES'
"If anyone is in union with Christ, he is a new creation; the old things passed away; new things have come into existence. But all things are from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of the reconciliation!" 2 Cor 5:17-18.
To become new creations, all 144,000 undergo certain changes.
1. They undergo Jesus unique baptism of water and spirit into his death.
"Jesus said to them: ... Can you drink the cup that I am drinking or be baptized with the baptism with which I am being baptized?” v39 They said to him: “We can.” At that Jesus said to them: “The cup I am drinking, you will drink, and with the baptism with which I am being baptized, you will be baptized" Mark 10:38-39 .
What is this Baptism? "All of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death v4 So we were buried with him through our baptism into his death, in order that just as Christ was raised up from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also should walk in a newness of life. v5 If we have become united with him in the likeness of his death, we will certainly also be united with him in the likeness of his resurrection" Romans 6:3-5.
2. All 144,000 `experience a unique rebirth, born again as adopted Sons of God .
"Jesus said to him: “Most truly I say to you, unless anyone is born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God.” Jesus answered: “Most truly I say to you, unless anyone is born from water and spirit, he cannot enter into the Kingdom of God" John 3:3,5 .
"All who are led by God’s spirit are indeed God’s Sons v15 For you did not receive a spirit of slavery causing fear again, but you received a spirit of adoption as Sons, by which spirit we cry out: “Abba, Father!” v16 The spirit itself bears witness with our spirit that we are God’s children. v17 If, then, we are children, we are also heirs, heirs indeed of God, but joint heirs with Christ provided we suffer together so that we may also be glorified together" Rom 8:14-17 .
3. These Sons are all united as one body carrying out God's assignments to death.
"You are all, in fact, Sons of God through your faith in Christ Jesus. v27 For all of you who were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. v28 ... you are all one in union with Christ Jesus" Gal 3:26-28.
"As the body is one but has many members, and all the members of that body, although many, are one body, so too is the Christ. v13 For by one spirit we were all baptized into one body, .. and we were all made to drink one spirit. v14 For, indeed, the body is made up not of one member but of many" 1Cor12:12-14.
"to see if at all possible I may attain to the earlier resurrection from the dead Philippians 3:10-11.