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Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ EVENTS SUBSEQUENT TO THE RETURN OF CHRIST
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ EVENTS SUBSEQUENT TO THE RETURN OF CHRIST - - Study 1 - - The March of the Rainbowed Angel
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Importance of Vision Proverbs 29:18 18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. Heb. chazown – mental sight; root chazah – to gaze at; mentally to perceive, contemplate (with pleasure); to have a vision. Heb. para – to loosen; to expose, dismiss. Roth. – a people is let loose. Youngs Lit. – without a vision is a people made naked.
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ From Sinai to the Sanctuary
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ The Value of Our Heritage Matt. 25:4,7,10 The more we understand of what we profess to believe the stronger is our faith therein; and the nearer we approach its development, the more necessary it is, that a lively interest be kindled in us, that our lamps be well trimmed and our lights be found brightly burning (Matt. 25:4,7,10). John Thomas 1866
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ The Ages of Human History Ante-diluvian 0 1656AD 706000 7000 JewishGentile Millennium Flood Creation Christ 2 nd Advent God all in all
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Rev. 20:3 The Millennium 1000 year reign of Christ 50 yrs The Little Season The Jubilee Period Flesh subdued Flesh bound Flesh unleashed Flesh eradicated
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ The Jubilee Chart Josiah – last 13 yrs Jehoiakim 11 years Zedekiah 11 years 14 years Jehoahaz 3 months Jehoiachin 3 months Jehoiachins captivity Fall of Jerusalem Ezek. 1:1-2 Ezek. 40:1 18 th Josiah Great Passover Jubilee 50 yrs 30 yrs 20 yrs 5 yrs
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Josiahs Great Passover Yrs.Mths. Josiah reigned31 Josiahs Passover in 18 th year18 Josiah reigned after Passover13 Jehoahaz3 Jehoiakim reigned11 Jehoiachin reigned3 Zedekiah reigned 11 (to fall of Jerusalem) Ezekiels vision of Temple14 (14 years later) Total period since Great Passover496 Intervals6 50 years
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ 40 Years Preparation for Kingdom Between their resurrection and glorification is the resurrection state, styled in the resurrection, a period of forty years preceding the Millennium, in which some of the most important events of the Apocalypse are to be transacted. The end of this judicial period, during which the kingdom is being established, or set up, is the Evening Timethe time preceding the Millennial Day. Bro. Thomas, Eureka Vol. 1 pg. 187
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ 40 years Events of the Jubilee Period Yahweh Sabaoth manifested in power for 40 years but unseen by the world Return of Christ - Resurrection Christs universal rule over all nations 50 years Marriage of Lamb Mid-heaven Proclamation 10 years ARMAGEDDON 10 years Judgement Seat Elijahs mission to scattered Jewry THE SECOND EXODUS OF ISRAEL Arabs subdued The smiting and healing of Egypt Judah saved and settled in Land Gog buried – Land cleansed & divided Rome destroyed Catholic Europe destroyed – 30 years Britain submits Temple built All nations submit to Christ Marriage Supper
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Events unknown to the world 1. 1.Christ returns to raise the dead and gather the living for judgement 2. 2.Elijah is sent to Jews living outside the Land of Israel 1 Elijah sent to Jews outside the Land 2
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Events Leading to Armageddon 3. 3.Russia invades Turkey and plunges down into Egypt 4. 4.Christ and saints begin the subjugation of the Sinai Arab peoples 3 3 4
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Gog victorious 5. 5.Western nations fortify Jerusalem 6. 6.Russia advances main force to Jerusalem 7. 7.Christ and saints begin to smite and heal Egypt 8. 8.Jews defeated, flee or are taken into captivity Tarshish powers Ships of Tarshish Gog conquers Egypt 5 Christ and saints advance into Egypt 7 6 8 8 Gog a cruel lord in Egpyt Gog rules Egypt
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Armageddon and aftermath 9. 9.Christ and the saints advance from Sinai to Jerusalem 10. 10.Fleeing Jews return to the Land to meet their Messiah 11. 11.Proclamation to the nations to submit to Christs rule Armageddon Jews 10 9 11 Throne of David established Proclamation to all nations And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof – Zech. 14:4
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Subjugation of the Nations 12. 12.Britain and other nations submit to Christs rule 13. 13.Catholic Europe and allies destroyed in 30 years of conflict after Rome is destroyed Britain submits 13 Catholic Europe destroyed The 40 years after Armageddon will see intense activity in the Land: The Land cleansed and divided into Cantons for the 12 tribes Inheritance for mortal Christadelphian children – Ezek. 47:22-23 The Temple built and prepared for worship
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ The Second Exodus of Israel 14. 14.Elijah returns with the purified remnant of scattered Jewry 15. 15.All nations submit to Christs rule 14 All nations submit to Christs rule 15 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth. Ps.72:8
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ 1 Thessalonians 4 14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. 15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. Gr. ago – to lead, lead along (as a General), take with one. Gr. phthano – to come before. Diaglott – precede.
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Christ Returns as Judge shout 16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Gr. autos – very self; he and no other Gr. keleusma – (from keleuo – to put in motion by word or command) a call, summons, a shout or command which assembles all at once. Jude 9 Ex. 23:20-21; Isa. 63:9; Dan. 10:21; 12:1 Michael (Jude 9) – Who is like El – Ex. 23:20-21; Isa. 63:9; Dan. 10:21; 12:1. Yahwehs name-bearer with power to forgive or condemn. Lev. 25:8-10 Lit. a trump – Jubilee trumpet Lev. 25:8-10 – once every 50 years on Day of Atonement (coverings). 1 Thess. 4:16
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Reward in the Aerial – 1 Thess. 4:17-18 remain 17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. 18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words. Gr. perileipo – to leave over, to be left remaining, to survive. Gr. harpazo – to snatch, to seize, to take hold of forcibly. Heb. 12:1 Symbol of a multitude – Heb. 12:1 Eph. 2:2; Rev. 9:2. The Aerial or governing region – Eph. 2:2; Rev. 9:2. Gr. apantesis – with a view to a meeting (to welcome a newly arrived dignitary).
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Clouds in the Aerial Heb. 12:1 Isa. 57:20 Mal. 4:2 Deut. 32:2 Ps. 72:6 Sea of Nations Christ as Sun of Righteousness draws some from the Sea of Nations as Clouds of Witnesses and they will drop Yahwehs Rain on the mown grass of mankind after Armageddon.
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ The Return of Christ – Order of Events The living saints will not precede the dead; Christ will return with a shout or command that will awaken the dead; He will come with the authority of the Archangel to forgive or condemn, to invite in participation or banish; The dead raised, he will gather the living with them into a place of judgement; Christ will grant a reward to the faithful – rulership in the Kingdom at his side.
Events Subsequent to the Return of Christ Status in the Kingdom Age YAHWEHCHRIST Christs Immortalised Brethren Angels The Restored Tribes of Israel Mortal Population of the Nations Mortality For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak. Heb. 2:5