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When Will We All Get To Heaven
Is heaven the reward of the saved?
"When we all get to heaven!" I have heard this phrase repeated many times by different Churches. However, is this what Jesus Christ taught? Did he say we would all go to heaven and if he did which heaven did he mean? Is there only one heaven or are there several heavens? And if there is more than one heaven which heaven was Jesus speaking about? In John 14:2-4, Jesus said he would go to heaven and prepare places and even mansions for us didn't he? But where?
So what did he mean? In 1Thessalonians 4:13-17, 1 Corinthians 15:51-52, The apostle Paul was inspired to write as inspired by the Holy Spirit, that the saints will meet Jesus Christ in the air and that's were we would be for ever? Isn't this up in heaven? Well, actually this inspired verse is speaking about the heaven that surrounds our earth and that many other scriptures point out that the saints will inherit the earth Revelation Joel 2:27. The Holy Spirit inspired John the apostle to write in Revelation 5:10 - And hast made us unto our God kings and priest: and we shall reign on the earth. Also in Revelation chapters 19-20, John was also inspired to write in these verses that Jesus Christ as King of kings and Lord of lords is coming to save his saints in the Church and give them rewards. Also Matthew wrote in, Matthew 24:21-22, that Jesus Christ will save his elect here on the earth or that no one would survive. All those alive will see him coming in the air from the east, Matthew 24:29-30, immediatedly after the great tribulation of 3 1/2 years. This is called the Post-Tribulation and does not show Jesus taking the saints to heaven for one thousand years but here on the earth. Satan is bound for one thousand years in the pit where he was the king and angel of the botomless pit which he opens and brings out his army of demons, Revelation 20:1-4, Revelation 9:1-11, Isaiah 14:15-19..
There is nothing about Jesus Christ detouring up to heaven when he comes at the sound of the Trumpet. He said we would be with Him wherever He goes, John 14:2-3. The book of Joel clarifies where the trumpet is blown. He is headed to defeat the Satanic armies of the world and save the His people at Jerusalem, Joel 2:12-25,27-32; 3:1-7,15-21. A second Trumpet is blown on the Day of Atonement, Joel 2:15. Also the Feast of Tabernacles will be held here on the earth 15 days after Jesus Christ returns, Zechariah 14:16-20. Jesus will light up a darkened gloomy world along with His saints that come with Him in all their brightness and a fountain of living water will flow from His throne in Jerusalem, Zechariah 14:5-9
If we jump over to Zechariah 14:1-5 > Shows the Messiah Jesus Christ standing on the earth at Jerusalem to fight against the armies of the world that belong to the Beast and false prophet and Satan, Revelation 12:9. Jesus will come to save the remaining Jewish survivors from the Tribe of Judah, on the earth during the battle of Armageddon. Malachi 4:1-4, shows the Son of Righteousness treading down the wicked here on earth. Along with these verses Revelation 20:1-4 show the saints at Christ's return being given their rewards at Jerusalem after Satan has been chained for 1,000 years. So how do we explain what Jesus meant in John 14:2-4. It is very simple that there is a specific sequence of events that will have to take place before heaven comes down here, Revelation 20:15, Revelation 21:1-7.
Actually, the Third heaven or where God the Father Is living in the New Jerusalem will come to earth after the earth has been purified at the end of the 7 thousand years when the work of God on earth has been finished here on earth by Jesus Christ, Revelation 20:11- 15; 2 Peter 3:10-13 > There is a new heaven and a new earth coming on the earth. If you will read Revealation 21:1-7, you will see that God the Father is coming down to earth to rule with Jesus Christ and the saints. There will be no need for the saints to go to heaven as a reward because God is moving his Home here to the earth. We will receive our offices or mansions here in the New Jerusalem. We are already temples for the Holy Spirit, 1 Corinthians 3:16.
Now do you understand the plan of God? You should if you have been keeping God's plan of salvation mentioned in Leviticus 23. Most humans have not been keeping them and this is one major reason why most do not understand what Jesus was speaking about in John 14:1-4. Jesus said that he will come again and restore all things to the way they were before Adam's and Eve's children are now being led to destroy the earth under Satan's leadership, Revelation 12:9, John 8:44, Matthew 17:11; Revelation 22:12-13, 20. Do you have a better picture now! If not then take time to review God's plan for the salvation of all humans, in Leviticus 23:2-44, Starting with God's 7th Day Sabbath, then Passover and the Days of Unleaven Bread, Pentecost, Feast of Trumpets, Day of Atomement, Feast of Tabernacles and the Last Great Day (Revelation 20:11-15; John 7:37-40).
God has good things in store for those that fear him and keep his commandments. Very soon the whole human race will be on the path of righteousness, John 14:15! No longer will humans be on the narrow straight road to salvation but the gate to salvaton will finally be opened to all both israelites and Gentiles who will be grafted into the House of Israel, Matthew 7:13-14; Romans 11:23-26. There will no longer be any Gentiles but all will be of the household of Israel as they relate to the Tribes of Israel. There is also proof that the saints will be able to travel to the Third heaven during the millenium to visit with the Father just as the angels of God go back and forth now on a daily basis. In Revelation 14, it shows certain saints of God who will always travel with Jesus Christ wherever he goes, Revelation 14: 4 , These are they which were not defiled with (false teachings from false churches, many Christians are women , and the Church is a woman) women; for they are virgins. These are they which which follow the Lamb, (Jesus Christ) whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the first fruits unto the Lamb. Now as they are first to be redeemed and have become God's sons and daughters and can see God as he is, 2 Corinthians 6:17-18. But their primary job is to work here on renewing the earth Revelation 5:10.
There are many more scriptures that show that Jesus Christ is coming back to rule here on the earth for the first 1,000 years. Take a look at Isaiah 66:5-13, here this pictures our Lord God Jesus Christ appearing just before the first harvest of souls is reaped when Ruach HaKadosh - Mother Zion, gives birth to them through her daughter Jerusalem the Church. If you had been following God's Holy Days you would understand what is happening at the sound of the last Trumpet, which will be on the Feast of Trumpets, 1Thessalonians 4:16, 1Corinthians 15:52, Revelation 10:7; Matthew 24:30-31.These events all happen here on the earth as God the Father sends Jesus Christ to rescue us.
Jesus Christ is pictured coming with fire and chariots and with his two edged sword in anger to rebuke the wicked as he pleads with all flesh, Isaiah 66:14-15. Those that have resisted him and still eat swines flesh and rats will be consumed. (Here is another reason to follow God's Laws on eating clean meats verses unclean meats like pork and rodents, Leviticus 11 & Dueterronomy 14). God's servants will need to be careful what they put in their mouths and not defile themselves because they are clean vessels of the Holy Spirit, 1 Corinthians 3:16-17.
At this time Jesus will redeem not only his born again Saints but the remnant people of the remaining House of Israel along with the Jews from the House of Judah (Judah, Benjamin, Levi), Romans 9:27; Zechariah 10:6. At last the Jews or those Israelites from the Tribe of Judah will finally accept Jesus as their Messiah when they see him coming to save them at Jerusalem, Zechariah 12:1-10, as the one pierced by them, Jesus Christ, that was crucified back in 31 A.D. by them through the Romans. This will not be a hidden event for all eyes shall see him coming here, coming from the Third heaven, through the second heaven to the first heaven around the earth, Matthew 24:30 -31. Revelation 11:4-15. This event takes place at the same time when the saints are raised to immortality as part of the first fruits of God's harvest on the Feast of Trumpets, 1Corinthians 15:48-57. Jesus said the Saints will see God the Father once they are changed, Matthew 5:8--9 > Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
Here on earth at this time, God will send those that escape the Great Tribulation again to convert the surviving Gentile nations, Isaiah 66:18-19. Jesus says here that he will bring the remainder of Israel out from all the nations to which they had been taken captive. He will even take some of them as priests from the remaining physical Levites to make burnt offerings to God the Father. Along with all these things God will require all nations to keep his Holy Sabbath Day along with his annual Holy Days like the Feast of Tabernacles, Isaiah 66:20-23; Zechariah 14:16-21. God says he will do it, 1Thessalonians 5:11-24! Are you ready? Is the Grace of God with you, 1Thessalonians 5:28, Romans 8:1-4, Ephesians 2:5, Romans 3:22-26?
With all these prophecies in mind, and there are many, many more in both the Old Testament and New Testament about the return of Jesus Christ to save the remnant of Israel and the Philadelphia Church of God, Romans 9:27 and Revelation 3:10 & 7:1-8. Even with these prophecies it is hard for me to understand why some Churches think that the reward of the saved will be up in heaven forever and that all the wicked in Revelation 20 will be cast into the lake of fire! Where does this reasoning come from? It is not from the God of the Bible because the evidence from God's word shows that most of humanity will be saved.
Most of humanity has not yet been judged in the White Throne judgement and still needs to repent and be saved. All the people born before the Flood of Noah's day and all the people born after the flood still need to be witnessed too. Many will repent and be saved from eternal death. Those that will not repent and accept Jesus Christ shall be thrown into the Lake of Fire where the leader of sin and death, Satan the Devil, has been already thrown, Revelation 20:10. With no devil around to deceive humans most will chose life here on earth where the Kingdom of God will be set up. Again the prophecy in Daniel 2:44 speaks about this time in the future, it says: "And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a Kingdom that shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to another people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever." Daniel 7:18, Says the same thing about the saints ruling here on the earth: "But the saints of the Most High shall take the Kingdom, and possess the Kingdom for ever, even for ever and ever."
Here, first on the earth and then finally the universe, Hebrews 2:5-8 > "For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak. But one in a certain place testified saying, What is mankind that thou art mindful of them? Or the sons and daughters of man that thou hast visited them? Thou madest them a little lower than the angels; thou crowned them with glory and honor, and didst set him over the works of thy hands: Thou hast put all things in subjection under them, he left nothing that is not put under them. But now we see not yet all things put under them," Genesis 1:26-31, Romans 8:17, 2 Corinthians 6:17-18; Jude 1:21.
In Daniel 7:21-22, 26-27, it says again about the saints ruling here on the earth after some have been persecuted and killed: I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints and prevailed against them; until the Ancient of Days came, and judgement was given to the saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the Kingdom. But the judgement shall sit and they shall take away his dominion (Satan's dominion over the earth shall cease and the false prophet and the Beast shall be exterminated), to consume and to destroy it unto the end and the Kingdom and dominion and the greatness of the Kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High, whose kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him. Compare these verses with Revelation 5:10 and Revelation 20:4.
Remember God promised that the work of Elijah will be fulfilled to restore all things lost. First as a witness to all the nations here on the earth to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest God comes and smites the earth with a curse, Malachi 4:5-6. Jesus Christ's message for equality of men and women will finally be fulfilled once the Millenium starts and those saints that had been very active about Christ's egalitatian message will finally be able delivery their message of equality, mutuality, and harmony. Jesus Christ's first egalitarian coming as predicted in Genesis 3:15 will finally be fulfilled, Revelation 22:12-13, at his second coming.
There is so much evidence that the saints do not go to the third heaven forever, where God the Father now lives, when Jesus Christ returns. Take Joel 2:1-27, as an example. Here it states that God's army of saints and will come in power of the Holy Spirit to save and re-educate the world, Zechariah 4:6. The Trumpet of God is blown and God's army will assemble in the first heaven around our earth, Joel 2:1-32. These verses also picture the events in 1Thessalonians 4:13-17; 1Corinthians 15:50-58; Isaiah 66:15-24; Revelation 19:11-21; Revelation 20:1-4; Leviticus 23:24; Zechariah 14:9.
One of Satan's greatest deceptions to lure unsuspecting people away from all these marveleous truths is "The Pre-Rapture". This devious distortion and evil idea was spawned by two Jesuit, RCC priest during the Reformation in the 16th century and the beginning of the 1800's. This idea originated from Jesuit Francisco Ribera who layed the foundation of a system of prophetic interpretation of which the "secret rapture" has become an intergral part. Later it was the other Jesuit priest Emmanuel Lacunza, who built on Ribera's teachings. Lacunza wrote under an assumed name of Rabbi Ben Ezra, a supposedly learned Jew who had accepted Christ as his saviour. With Jesuit cunning he was able to "fool" Protestant religious leaders in Scotland, Ireland and England. It was Edward Irving, one of these Protestant teachers who able to convince some about the "Rapture Theory " in his Catholic Apostolic Church. Men like John Nelson Darby readily accepted this disasterous doctorine that will mislead many in the "Endtime" to be deceived and end up in the FEMA, Internment camps for annihilation by the guilloteens and gas chambers at the hands of the NWO, Revelation 20:4. This is why it is so important that we all are to be like the Christian Bereans and compare things being taught to us by supposed Christian leaders as the truth with the Bible teachings of God, Acts 17:10-11.
This will not be the first time that this distortion has been used. It was used to gather both Christians and Jews and any one else that would oppose Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany as World War II got started. Already there are over 90,000 so called Christian minister ready to give up their congregations to Homeland Security and the FEMA camps. This is very sad since they are using Romans 13:1-2 as a Bible command to listen to your government leaders. However, these leaders really do not represent the citizens of the USA. They represent the NWO facist leaders that have deceitfully taken over this country. This is no longer a government of the people for the people, but the government over the people. This is contrary to our US Constitution which is being replaced by new tolitarian Noahide Lawsl from the Rosicrucians and Judizers that want only 500 million humans left aive. This means over 6 .2 Billion humans are marked for death which includes all those claiming to be Christians, Romans 8:35-36, Matthew 24:13.
The "pre-rapture" also distorts and hides the message that there will be some Christians (The Philadelphia Church of God) who will be sealed and allowed to survive or go to a place of safety here on the earth, not up in heaven, for three and one half years, Revelation 3:10;12:14-15; 7:4-8, Isaiah 16:3-5, Isaiah 33:16-17. This is why Jesus Christ must return to save his little flock from extermination because the worlds armies would destroy themselves and all of humankind, Matthew 24:21-22. Before this happens the true Gospel of Jesus Christ must be preached in all the world as a witness and then the end will come, Matthew 24:14.
This may well be the false doctrine of men, the "pre-rapture," mentioned in 2 Thessalonians 2:11, that will cause many Christian Churches to turn on one another in Matthew 24:9-10. This teaching from the Devil is leading many astray from the teachings of Jesus Christ and his Church. Many just accept what is taught to them as Gospel, when in reality people are just not proving where this doctrine came from. To many are complacent and happy with what they are taught and do not have clue or a Berean attitude of proving all things, Acts 17:10-11. This puts them into the Laodicean attitude of being self satisfied and lazy, Revelation 3:14-22. It also puts them into the group called the great multitude of all nations, kindreds and people that will lose their physical lives in the Great tribulation or the time of Jacobs trouble, Matthew 24:21, Jeremiah 30:7.
Are you helpng to warn the nations and giving that final witness? You should be! So draw near to God and he will draw near to you, James 4:7-15. Jesus Christ said in Matthew 28:18-20 > Go you therefore, and teach all nations, baptizng them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
So no matter what happens, we as Christians will be called upon to do our part just as the former saints of faith in Hebrews 11:3-40, went through their persecutions. Whether we suffer death and imprisoned to be killed or be saved alive, we must give the final witness to save as many who will profess the Mighty name of Jesus Christ, Romans 8:35-39.
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