Thursday, July 21, 2011

What Happens After the Rapture?

The  Seven Year Tribulation will Begin:
First to add to this list of Biblical Events I found a fairly decent teacher of what to look forward to in the Tribulation according to the word of God.  He has a four part video series, where he as briefly as possible runs through the prophetic signs of the last days. 
If you have time to hear.

Your Future in the Tribulation (1of4)

Your Future in the Tribulation (2of4)

Your Future in the Tribulation (3of4)

Your Future in the Tribulation (4of4)

The Trib Signs listed below; are  the work of unknown....  I copied it here today for you... thanks to unknown..It’s a general idea of what to expect after the Rapture as written in the  word..   There may be some conflicts with  unknowns alignment of events and perception of what's to come...  for example the author may see a and one half year Tribulation where others including myself understand it to be seven years...Use your discretion  and study the word of God as the Lord commands;  

2 Timothy 2:15   Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

We are in the Birth Pangs of the Tribulation .... and we can now see the beginnings of many of the signs  of the Tribulation beginning to rear themselves even now... the beginning's of many Trib  signs are all around us...only after  Rapture will the Tribulation usher these now tiny snippets in full force reality... in there perfect time and order. 

Tribulation Signs

III. 1st Seal Judgment: The Conqueror. (Rev. 6:1-2, )
A. The White Horse of the Apocalypse: Antichrist. (Dan. 7:8, 2 Thess. 2:3)
1. Antichrist comes to power (Rev. 13:1-10, Dan. 7:8)
2. Will become a World Leader. (Dan. 8:23, 7:25)
3. Will sign a 7 year peace treaty with Israel. (Dan. 9:27)
4. Will hide the truth of the Rapture
5. Will hide the Truth of the One True God.
6. Will be seen as the Messiah. (Re. 17:8)
7. Will captivate the world with his speeches. (Rev. 13:5, Dan. 7:8)
8. He will control the world
a. technology
b. media
c. powerful surveillance
d. computer technology
e. militaries
f. weapons.

IV. Peace Treaty with Israel (Dan. 9:27)
A. Antichrist will sign a peace treaty with Israel
1. promising protection for seven years.
B. He will bring forth plans for the rebuilding of the Temple

V. Two witness. (Rev. 11:1-6)
A. Will prophesy 1,260 days (3 years, 5 months, and 15 days.) (Rev. 11:3-4)
1. 3 ½ years in the Jewish calendar at 30 days a month is 1260 days
B. Any one who comes to harm them.
1. fire proceeds out of their mouths & devours their enemies. (1 Ki. 18:36-38, 2 Ki. 1:10-12, Rev. 11:5-6)
C. Have power to shut heaven so no rain falls. (1 Ki. 17:1, Rev. 11:5-6, Ja. 5:17, Lu. 4:25)
1. power to turn water in to blood. (Ex. 7:20, Ps. 78:44, 105:29)
2. to strike the earth with plagues as often as they want.

VI. 2nd Seal Judgment: Conflict on Earth. (Rev. 6:3-4)
A. The Red Horse of the Apocalypse: Antichrist.
1. Red stands for bloodshed
2. Possibly World War III.
3. The coming of the Red Horse will end a period of 18 months of peace.
4. Antichrist will destroy all those who oppose him

VII. 3rd Seal Judgment: Scarcity on Earth. (Rev. 6:5-6)
A. The Black Horse of the Apocalypse
1. rider is holding a pair of scales.
B. Food will be scare and expensive
2. Rider instructed not to harm the oil and wine. (Rev. 6:6)
a. these are the rich
3. Brings famines and pestilences. (Ez. 5:17, 39:22)
4. Also a time of Spiritual Scarcity

VIII. 4th Seal Judgment: Widespread Death on Earth. (Rev. 6:7-8)
A. The Pale Horse of the Apocalypse. (Death and Hades)
1. The color of the pale horse is yellowish-green, the color of a corpse.
2. Hades follows after death to claim those who have died.
a. those to be claimed are the non-believers who have died from the plagues, and famine
•?the church will already be raptured
•?those who have found Christ after the rapture is believed to survive the plagues.
3. ¼ of the population will die.

IX. 5th Seal Judgment: The Cry of the Martyrs. (Rev. 6:9-11)
A. Those killed for the Word of God and the Gospel of Christ. (2 Tim. 1:8, Dan. 7:21)
B. In time God would repay their slayer. (Deut. 32:35, 2 Pet. 2:3-7, Ro. 12:19)
C. The souls of the slain under the altar. 

X. 6th Seal Judgment: Cosmic Disturbance. (Rev. 6:12-17)
A. A Great Earthquake. (The Wrath of the Lamb.)(Matt. 24:7, Joel 2:10, 3:16, Hag. 2:6, Ex. 38:20)
1. so large, no instrument could ever record it.
2. sun becomes black as sackcloth of hair. (Joel 2:10b, 2:31a, 3:15, Is. 13:10, Matt. 24:29)
3. moon will become like blood. (Joel 2:31a, Is. 13:10, Matt. 24:29)
4. stars of heaven will fall to the earth. (Joel 2:10b, 3:15, Is. 13:10, Matt. 24:29)
5. every mountain and island will be moved out of its place. (Isa. 40:4, Rev. 6:14)
B. The sky will recede like a scroll being rolled up. (Is. 34:4a, 51:6b, Matt 24:29)

XI. The Sealed of Israel. (Rev. 7:1-8)
A. 144,000 Israelis will come to Christ and God will seal them in his protection
1. The 144,000 will bring many to repent and come to Christ. (Jonah 3:5-10, Joel 2:28-32)
2. 12,000 from each tribe of Israel

X. 7th Seal Judgment: Prelude to the 7 Trumpet Judgments. (Rev. 8:1-6)
A. There will be a silence in Heaven for half an hour.
XI. 1st Trumpet Judgment: Vegetation Struck. (Rev. 8:1-7)
A. Hail, fire and blood. (Ez. 38:22, Gen. 19:24, Deut. 29:23, Ex. 9:23, Josh. 10:11, Is. 28:2, 30:30, Ez. 13:11)
1. God will send down large hail stones (estimated about 75lbs) to rain down on the earth that will burn
with fire, and mixed with blood.
2. 1/3 of the trees were burnt.
3. all green grass will burn

XII. 2nd Trumpet Judgment: The Seas Struck. (Rev. 8:8-9)
A. Something like a great mountain burning with fire was thrown into the Seas
1. 1/3 of the sea will become blood. (Ex. 7:17)
2. 1/3 of the living sea creatures will die
3. 1/3 of ships will be destroyed
4. tidal waves will wreak havoc on the world.
a. some scholars believe this mountain will be as large as the Appalachian mountain range

XIII. 3rd Trumpet Judgment: The Waters Struck. (Rev. 8:12-13)
A. A great Star from heaven, burning like a torch (Wormwood)
1. fell on 1/3 of the waters
2. and on the springs of water
3. 1/3 of water will become wormwood. (Ex. 15:23)
a. many will die from the poisonous water.
XIV. 4th Trumpet Judgment: The Heavens Struck. (Rev. 8:12-13, Lu. 21:25-26)
A. 1/3 of the sun was struck. (Is. 13:10, Is. 34:4, Ex. 10:21, Joel 2:10)
B. 1/3 of the moon will be struck. (Is. 13:10, Is. 34:4, Ex. 10:21 Joel 2:10)
C. 1/3 of the stars were struck. (Is. 13:10, Is. 34:4, Ex. 10:21Joel 2:10)

XV. 5th Trumpet Judgment: The Locusts from the Bottomless Pit. (Rev. 9:1-2, Joel 2:2& 10)
A. Description of Locusts according to the Revelation of John.
B. Their power is to hurt man for 5 months. (Rev. 9:10)
1. Interestingly enough the locust’s life span is 5 months.
C. They have a king over them, the angel of the bottomless pit, Apollyon
1. means destruction
D. The 5th Trumpet Judgment is the 1st of 3 Woes.
XVI. 6th Trumpet Judgment: The Angels from the Euphrates. (Rev. 9:13-21)
A. 4 Angels who had been prepare for the hour, day, month and year will be released to kill 1/3 of
the population of those who follow Antichrist.
B. 200,000,000 horsemen
C. Horses heads like a lion. (Is. 5:28-29)
1. out of their mouths comes fire and brimstone
2. tails like serpents, having heads, with them they do harm.
D. 3 plagues will kill 1/3 of the population. (Ps. 11:6, Gen. 19:24, Ps. 75:8, Lu. 17:29)
1. fire
2. brimstone
3. smoke
E. 6th Trumpet is the 2nd woe

XVII. Witnesses Killed. (Rev. 11:7-10)
A. When they finish their testimony They will no longer be protected
1. Antichrist will kill the witness. (Dan. 7:21)
B. They will lie in the street for 3 ½ days. (Ps. 79:2-3)
XVIII. Witnesses Resurrected. (Rev. 11:11-14)

A. After 3 ½ days the breath of life from God will enter them. (Ez. 37:5, 9)
B. They will stand on their feet. (Ez. 37:10)
1. Fear will be in the hearts of the people
C. God will call them home
1. the people will hear a loud voice from heaven saying, “Come up here.”
D. Another Earthquake destroys 1/10th of the city.
1. 7,000 are kill
2. the rest are afraid and give glory to God.
XIX. Antichrist is Killed (Rev. 13:3)
E. Antichrist will die from a mortal head wound. (Rev. 13:3)

XIX. 7th Trumpet Judgment: The Kingdom proclaimed. (Rev. 11:15-19)
A. Lightning
B. Thunderings
C. Noises
D. An Earthquake
E. Great hail.
Ending the second 21 months of the 1st half of the Tribulation
XX. The Woman, the Child and the Dragon
A. The Woman: Israel
B. The Child: Jesus
C. The Dragon: Satan
D. Woman clothed with sun with the moon under her feet.
1. Sun is Abraham; moon is Sarah.
E. and on her head a garland of 12 stars
1. 12 stars are 12 tribes of Israel
XXI. Satan Thrown Out of Heaven
A. The Arch Angel Michael will battle Satan and overcome him.
1. Satan will be thrown out of heaven and out of the presence of God, where up until this point he has had access to the throne room of God and stood before God and lied and accused us before God on a daily, sometimes hourly basis.
2. At this point Satan is no longer given the permission to stand before God and must be thrown out.
XXII. Antichrist Resurrected. (Rev. 13:3-4, Rev. 13:12)
A. Antichrist will be resurrected
1. At this time the Antichrist will be Satan incarnate
2. He will speak against God and persecute followers of Christ. (Dan. 7:25)

XXIII. Antichrist breaks the Treaty. (Dan. 9:27, 2 Thess. 2:4)
A. Antichrist defiles the Temple in Jerusalem
1. Will sit on God’s throne; claim he’s god. (Dan. 7:21, Dan. 9:27, Dan. 11:31, 36, Is.14:12-14)
2. Quite possibly sets up an image of himself in temple. (Dan. 9:27)
3. Possible he will slaughter a pig on the altar.(Dan. 9:27)

XXIV. The Woman Persecuted
A. Antichrist will take his vengeance out on Israel
1. It is very easy to see that since Israel is the land and the people that He has chosen for Himself,
why Satan will set Himself against Israel.
XXV. The Remnant flee Israel. (Matt. 24:15-16)
A. The Remnant will leave Jerusalem and flee to Petra
1. God will protect those in Petra
2. no harm will come to them.
XXVI. The Beast from the Sea (This beast is Antichrist)
A. Having 7 heads
1. 10 horns
2. 10 crowns
3. on his head a blasphemous name
B. Beast seen was like a Leopard (Greece) (Dan 7:6)
C. Feet like a Bear (Medo-Persian Empire) (Dan 7:5)
D. Mouth like a Lion (Babylon) (Dan. 7:4)
E. The Dragon (Satan) gives him his power and authority
1. These different animals and nations signify the same power and
fierceness that the former powers of the ancient world possessed,
and now dwell in the antichrist.

XXVII. The Beast from the Earth. (The False Prophet)
A. Had 2 horns like a lamb and spoke like a dragon
1. Exercises all the authority of the 1st beast
2. causes the world to worship the 1st beast
B. Will tell those on the earth to make an image of the 1st beast
1. Granted power from the 1st beast to give breath to the image of the beast
a. that image should both speak
b. cause as many as would not worship image be killed.

XXVIII. The Mark of the Beast: (Rev. 13:15-16)
A. The false prophet will institute a mark of loyalty or ownership. (Rev. 13:16-18)
1. the mark can be taken either on the right hand
a. or the forehead.
B. Without the Mark no one will be allowed to buy or sell. (Rev. 13:17,
C. Antichrist will kill those without the mark. (Dan. 7:21)

XXIX. Multitude from the Great Tribulation.
A. Those saints who have received Christ and were killed. (Ps. 116:15, Ps. 72:14)
1. Rev. 7:14; The ones who come out of the great tribulation and wash their robes and made them white
in the blood of the Lamb.
Bowl Judgments starts the 2nd half of Tribulation: The Great Tribulation
XXX. 1st Bowl Judgment: Loathsome Sores. (Rev. 16:2)
A. A foal and loathsome sore will come upon all who. (Ex. 9:9-11)
1. take the mark of the beast. (Rev. 16:2c)
2. worships his image. (Rev. 16:2d)
XXXI. 2nd Bowl Judgment: Sea turns to Blood. (Rev. 16:3)
A. Sea turns to blood. (Ex. 7:17-21)
1. causing EVERY living thing in the sea to die. (Ex. 17:21)
2. illness and plagues caused by the corpses.
XXXII. 3rd Bowl Judgment: The Waters turn to Blood. (Rev. 16:4-7)
A. Rivers and springs of water will turn to blood. (Ex. 7:17-20)
1. this plague from the bowl judgments will be world wide.
XXXIII. 4th Bowl Judgment: Men are Scorched. (Rev. 16:8-9)
A. 4th bowl poured out on the sun.
1. men will be scorched with great heat
2. “and power was given to him to scorch men with great fire.” (Rev. 16:9)
XXXIV. 5th Bowl Judgment: Darkness and Pain. (Rev. 16: 10-11)
A. 5th bowl poured out on the beast and his kingdom.
B. New Babylon becomes full of darkness
1. residents will be in such darkness that a flashlight will not be able to penetrate it.
2. The darkness will cause them great pain.
a. a foreshadow of what to come in the lake of fires
b. possibility of the loss of souls.
XXXV. 6th Bowl Judgment: Euphrates Dries Up. (Rev. 16: 12-16)
A. Euphrates will dry up and open a path for the Antichrists armies to travel across the Euphrates River to the battle of Armageddon. (Jer. 50:38, Isa. 41:2, Isa. 46:11)
B. 3 unclean spirits will come out of the mouths of. (1 Jo. 4:1, 2 Thess. 2:9
1. the dragon. (Satan) (Rev. 16:13)
2. the beast. (Antichrist) (Rev. 16:13)
3. the false prophet. (Rev. 16:13)
XXXVI. The Battle of Armageddon
A. The last war of the world
1. waged against the remaining Jews in Jerusalem
2. those held up in Petra.
XXXVII. 7th Bowl Judgment: The Earth Utterly Shattered. (Rev. 16:17-21, Dan. 12:1, Ez. 38:20)
A. A Great Earthquake, (as never seen before.)
B. B. Babylon Destroyed (Rev. 18:1-24)
1. God will call out His people before he destroys it. (Rev. 18:4)
a. if they stay they will be destroyed with it. (Rev. 18:4)
2. The plagues that destroy Babylon will come in 1 day. (Rev. 18:8)
C. Every island will sink
D. Mountains will be leveled
E. Great hail from Heaven
1. weighing about 135 (lbs).

XXXVIII. The Glorious Appearing: Christ Returns on a White Horse. (Rev. 19: 11-16)
A. Christ returns to save [HIS] the Remnant from being slaughtered. (Is. 35:4, Is. 33:22)
B. Christ defeats with Gods word. (Isa. 11:4, Job, 4:9, Ps. 2:8-9, Is. 63:3-6, Is. 59:16, Rev. 19:21)
1. Antichrists armies will fall dead at the sound of Gods word.
2. The blood shed will be astronomical
a. as high as a horses bridal, (around 4 ½’ to 5’ tall)
b. as far as 200 miles.
C. Jerusalem is rebuilt by the LORD on the mountain
XXXIX. All Things Made A New: (Rev. 21:1-8)
A. God will restore the Earth.
B. Christ will judge the world. (Dan. 12:2, Acts 10:42, James 4:12, Rom. 14:10, 2 Cor. 5:10, 1 Cor. 3:11-15, )
1. the Enemy (Satan) (Rev. 20:1-3)
2. the Antichrist. (Rev. 19:20c, Dan. 7:11)
3. the False Prophet. (Rev. 19:20c, Dan. 7:11)
a. Antichrist and The False Prophet will burn in the pit for eternity
4. the followers of the beast. (Deut. 31:29, Dan. 5:23, Rev. 9:20, 11:10, 16:9, 16:11, 16:21, 18:5,24, 19:21)
C. The Great White Throne Judgment
5. the tribulation Saints. (Dan 12:3, Matt. 24:31, Rev. 20:4)
6. the dead in Christ. (Dan. 12:3, Matt. 24:31, Rev. 20:4)
XL. 1,000 Year Reign
A. Christ sets up his Kingdom and rules for 1,000 years
B. Satan is bound in chains and locked away. (Rev. 20: 2-3,)

XLI. Heaven on Earth.
A. After Satan is released to tempt again (Rev. 20:4-6)
1. will be given an amount of time and destroyed. (Dan. 7:11, Rev. 20:10)
2. those who listen to the enemy will be destroyed. (Is. 27:1,
B. No more wars, people will live for God. (Dan. 7:18,27)
C. We will be given the new Eden.

This section below is in part taken from –*-Jack Van Impe teachings ...he has a book called Revelation Revealed... I recommend reading it ... It helps in the understanding of Revelation,.
Pertaining to Gods elect and who are they? God speaks to His Elect differently... Jack points that out for us to understand how to know when the Bible is speaking to which elect... Elect Israel or the Elect Bride [Church]

-*-God has two elect groups upon earth -- Israel (Romans 11:28) and the Church (1 Peter 1:2). 

The signs of Matthew 24 are presented to elect Israel. We know this to be true because of the regard for the Sabbath Day (vs. 20), synagogues (Luke 21:12), and because the setting is Jerusalem (vs. 20). These signs are for Israel who is looking for the return of her King in Revelation 19. They are not signposts for the Rapture. The gospel mentioned in Matthew 24:24 is the gospel of the kingdom that the King is about to return (Revelation 19:16) 

Although the signs are completely fulfilled after the Christians are gone, we see the beginnings of every one of these prophecies (Luke 21:28).
Matthew 24 is spoken to Israel rather than the Church. The signs are not pre-Rapture signals but post-Rapture signposts for Israel. They point to the coming of Christ to this earth as King of Kings and Lord of Lords (Revelation 19:11-16). 

Old Testament Signs of the end times:
1.    Automobiles (Nahum 2:3,4)
2.    Airplanes (Isaiah 31:5)
3.    Desert blossoming as a rose (Isaiah 35:1)
4.    Alignment of a ten nation western confederacy (Daniel 2,7)
5.    Knowledge explosion (Daniel 12:4)
6.    Great increases in travel (Daniel 12:4)
New Testament Signs of the endtimes:
1.    False Christs & False Prophets (Matthew 24:5,24; 2 Peter 2:1)
2.    Wars & rumors of wars (Mark 13:7; Matthew 24:6)
3.    Famines, earthquakes in divers places, pestilences (Luke 21:11)
4.    Iniquity abounding (Matthew 24:12)
5.    Gospel of the kingdom preached to all the world (Matthew 24:14)
6.    Signs in the sun, moon, and stars, sea and waves roaring (Luke 17:26-30; 21:25-27)
7.    Introduction of evil spirits which control cults and false religions (1 Timothy 4:1,2)

The 19 signs of 2 Timothy 3:1-5, signs within man:
1.    Lovers of themselves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent (drunkenness. gluttony, deviate sex, drugs), fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God, having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof.

2.    Hoarding of gold and silver, and its final demise (James 5:1-3)
3.    Scoffers mocking the Second Coming of Christ (2 Peter 3:3,4)
5.    Lethargy and indifference among God's people (Revelation 3:14-16)
6.    Invention of the atom bomb (2 Peter 3:10)
7.    Jerusalem under Jewish control (Luke 21:24)
Judgment signs:

1.    As it was in the days of Lot (Luke 17:28,30; Ezekiel 20:47; Zephaniah 1:18; Malachi 4:1; Revelation 8:7,9:18)
2.    As it was in the days of Noah (Gluttony, drunkenness, illicit sex, corruption, violence) (Matthew 24:37; Genesis 6:11)
3.    Distress of nations (Luke 21:25)
4.    Hearts failing for fear (Luke 21:26)

Some may claim the Tribulation has begun and that we are in it... no we are not yet in it...
We are not yet inside the Tribulation because the Bride of Christ is still on the earth...
What we are experiencing all together are the Birth Pangs of the Trib.
That’s where we still are today... in the Birth Pangs...

Matthew 24:21 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
  The time of the Trib is promised catastrophic, horrendous, despair, destruction, horror, everything man can not imagine... because its unleashed hell on earth... take a moment and realize hell was made for satan and his fallen angels the demons...   all the ugliness of hell and vilest of deepest evils unimaginable will be unleashed on this planet...  a lot of pain and anguish. It will destroy all we are accustomed to...everything we take for granted and enjoy and expect in our daily lives is going to slip away from us and be shockingly replaced with ....  We cant imagine.... its too much to conceive... but its promised prophetically to come and it is.

Warnings of its coming are ringing out now.... even though many still go on day to day and don’t seem to notice or care. As if its just another day or that we years and years before we need to awaken to Jesus* and get right... to repent now and be saved.  [dangerous thinking no matter what time it is time is not promised]
Last Day Scoffers are part of the signs ...[2 Peter 3:3,4)

The word tells us not to  expect this world to recover... its going to keep on going into this dark devastational spin and will not stop until Jesus* returns to earth to settle it and to set up His Kingdom.... Hallelujah Praise Jesus*

Well folks the signs are out there  for ya  .... they are  all around us and Praise the Lord  Jesus* Christ  we still have the net  to look into things to investigate on our own ...   The New World Order is not going away its becoming reality on earth.... please beware and be aware of the real world.... please wake up ... If you find yourself in the Tribulation  faced with the decision of  take the mark of the beast in order to continue to buy and sell.... 


9 And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,
10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
 11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.
12 Here is the patience of the saints:
here are they that keep the commandments of God,
and the faith of Jesus.13 And I heard a voice from heavensaying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which diein the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit,that they may rest from their labours;
and their works do follow them.

Did you read that? 
This is serious stuff... it’s the difference between eternity in heaven or eternity in hell... every man s soul is hanging in the balance of decision of his own freewill until he makes a choice for Jesus...saving grace via repenting of his sins claiming Jesus is Lord...

People will be getting saved during the Tribulation.... many will be martyred for Jesus name sake.  The good news is  death for those of us that are in the body of Christ have just entered into eternal bliss and our work on earth is finished... hallelujah... we can say O death where is thy sting... O grave where is thy victory!

As things are speeding up that Jesus* will come to earth and make all things new ...  we can know the Tribulation is the next big event likened to a wine press for the souls of men.... who will come to Jesus* will come to Him through the press.

Also time is of the essence... we are the generation of the last days...  its just about; times up... The Lord Jesus Christ wants to  rule and reign over His people on earth... there is just that seven year Tribulation period to get through ...and then we move into the Millennial reign of Christ.  

As we look ahead.... look at today shall we... are you saved?  If you can not say yes in fullness of your heart knowing in faith believing that you are indeed saved.... Then your not...

If your not saved or if you had a mental ascent to salvation.... you may want to consider eternity with Jesus today... your poor soul is hanging in the balance of  eternal destination; hell bound.  That’s a harsh thing to say .... well not really... actually it’s a kiss compared to waking up in hell discovering there is no way out  forever and ever  ... it’s a place of non -ending tortures and screams beyond our minds ability to endure without end.   We can trust that none of us wants to go there... you and I don’t want to go there..
You and I don’t want to burn our finger on the stove yet alone stand in fire...
Call on the saving grace of  Jesus today... Jesus paid the cost for the sins of the world.
We all must pay for our sins in hell ... or get saved and be set free from them and live a life with Jesus the pearl of great price... 

Did you see the movie the PASSION OF THE CHRIST? That was and is the best made film depiction of what Christ went through for us... and even the suffering of His that was portrayed in that film brutal as it was.... WAS STILL NOT THE FULL EXTENT AS TO WHAT CHRIST SUFFERED FOR US ON HIS WAY TO THE CROSS AND ON IT TILL HIS DEATH...  Mel Gibbson tried  hard to show yet its was still more than displayed in the movie..

...What was the  distance of miles Jesus carried His Cross from Pontius Pilate to the Valley of the Skull (Golgotha) I didn't find any solid accurate info on the net... it looks like a great diff of three miles or six miles...Can you imagine carrying the cross three miles or six miles...You can do your own search and see what you come up with... I just want to take your mind here to imagine  for a moment ... carrying the cross just one full mile  and see the hell of it and imagine it could be how many more miles to the valley of the skull? ...
how many more steps?

Again I just want to take your mind here to imagine  for a moment ... carrying the cross just one full mile  and see the hell of it ...imagine Jesus battered, dragging His cross through the tightly woven maze of streets in old Jerusalem with people lined up on both sides of each one of them,  every turn. each road and path all the way to  Golgothas hill... 
Can you imagine all those people? Practically all of Jerusalem would be there... everyone wanting to see this Jesus being crucified and be a part of it in some way..some witnesses loved Him and cried for their loss of Him and cried at the sight of His suffering and some witnesses hated Him and felt justified in what they were doing.. The screams and shouts of those individuals and their spitting on him or trying to get a hit,  a push, or a shove at Him or a chance to pull at His hair or beard... or a punch or a kick all the way to valley of the skull... Jesus would have been covered in spittle from all those people.... His  thorny crown...the size of those thorns would have swelled his head up like a pumpkin, the thorns of the plants in that area of Jerusalem are known to grow to the size of  a ten penny nail, the red robe that was put on Him after his being scourged ...would have served as a covering  over his gaping bloody wounds...   His body would have been shivering and trembling racked with pain body... as the robe remained on Him his blood began to clot and dry and begin to adhere to the fabric ... you and I probably grit our teeth together and loose our breath over a small band- aid coming off our wounds... 

Can we imagine this  robe adhered to His torn flesh being carelessly ripped free from His battered and bruised body would serve to cause additional gritting pain.... enough said. 
A doctor once explained its easier to take air in than it is to exhale when your arms are in the position of one being crucified as Christ was... he said Jesus would have had to pull Himself up to the top of the cross to get His chest up above arms to exhale... this would have put more pains and stress on the nail areas that pierced his hands and feet ..add to that the wounds on His back would be grating against the rough cut wood of the cross.As he forced his self against the grain to move upwards to continue to breath  [pause to say we don’t imagine the cross was fine sanded and to a smooth finish for this carpenter] So imagine for every  breath he would press upward to exhale and relax to slide down for pain sake and to inhale. If He could hold himself pressed upward to the top of the cross to get His chest higher up above his outstretched arms to exhale.... He could remain there inhaling and exhaling with less effort... but the pain we can imagine would not permit this action on His part hence the slide to a hanging position would occur.   These are just thoughts to ponder..

. you can search and dig all your heart desires and I hope you do into the validity of these things... Im telling them from memory sake and do encourage you check into it..

Im not at this time up for the dig of facts and links...but merely sharing from recall..
Believe this ...Jesus* is the pearl of great price.. At what great cost was our sin paid...
He whom knew no sin... suffered first for you and for me...  He was Holy and look what we did to Him... our sins did that to Him

Matthew 13:46   Who, when he had found one pearl of great price;
Since the Cross what is most important to us today is knowing the price paid for sins of the world and that whosoever is indeed encouraged and welcome to soul salvation in Jesus* name sake.   

Jesus* paid in full for your sins and for mine... You and I have freewill to pick and choose the path from the fullness our hearts....  No one in hell will ever say unfair...... Because Jesus* judges with equity... He alone is a fair and righteous Judge..Holy Without Sin and cannot lie. 

Psalm 98:9  Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

You cant buy your way to Heaven or work your way there or then Jesus died in vain...    NOT...Instead its  your thinking that needs to change... God the father did not send His only begottn Son to this earth to die for no particular reason... You may want to take time just ponder; WHY DID JESUS DIE ON THE CROSS?

God So Loved the World


16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. 18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

DID YOU READ THAT?  WE ARE ALL SINNERS HEADED FOR HELL.. TO NOT CLAIM JESUS* IS TO HAVE MADE A CHOICE...and according to the word of God that’s a choice for hell.  Jesus* died to save us from hell.

He suffered for you and me... its done...cost  paid... why wont you take what is freely offered to you?  Nobody is born saved ye must be born again and that’s a step of faith it’s a confession of admitting you’re a sinner its vocal, use your mouth and voice to speak out to Jesus and confess... ask forgiveness of your sins... call invite Him in as Lord and Savior when your sincere in your heart.... Jesus* will know and you will be saved...

Romans 10:9  That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

Jesus* reads hearts;  he knows who is sincere of heart and who is offering up lip service. 

Matthew 15:8 This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart............ is far from me.

Man does not fool God.

John 3:3 Jesus* answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

The word tells us come unto Him Jesus as a little child...  why do we come to Jesus as a little child?

They trust us and they for the most part believe what we tell them and they will remind us of what we told them,,,
we are to trust the Lord believe in Him with no doubt and be able to stand on His word even to recall His word to Him and say your word says this or your word says that....Is that what children do to adults .... YES ...
YOU SAID said that.. and you need to keep your word with kids...  I find it amazing the Lord would connect the Kingdom of Heaven and in faith believing to a small childs characteristics or demure.  

There it is faith as a small child and a humble heart sincere to repent.... no magic words... you speak out to Jesus from your heart just as you do to anyone else on the earth... use that same skill to talk to Jesus. You can not go get clean first never happen.... impossible.. if you think like that.... your back to Jesus died in vain... you cant make yourself clean.... only the blood of Jesus can do that.



Jesus* loves you and yes people will be saved during the Trib that’s what its all about ... who will come to Jesus when backed into a corner... and forced to choose or not....  kinda like come on kids we don’t have all day either you want this free gift of soul salvation or not... you choose because your running out of time ...  There will be no more fence riding,  no more walking on two sides of the road at the same time... it will be a time of choosing and the choices we will make in the in the Tribulation will determine our eternities. That’s sounds fairly easy to
understand...particularly when the mark of the beast is held in front of us like a stop sign.... 

NO MORE BUYING AND SELLING SAVE YE THE MARK OF THE BEAST... CHOOSE. Again you and I ought to know by now ... if we take the mark of the b east its eternal hell... enough said ... please do a re-read  and study up on the mark of the beast..

Moving along don’t forget that today you could die suddenly... at any time...Unsaved? People die every day surprised, unprepared, unsuspecting... didn’t see it coming.. too sudden, too soon..that’s how death is... It sneaks up on us, when we often least expect it. Get Saved.
Be ready beat the dark reaper and go Home to Glory with Jesus*

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