A New World approaches...

A New World approaches...

In a private conversation with four of his disciples, Jesus answers their question of what sign to look for about his second presence stating, "for those days will be days of a tribulation such as has not occurred from the beginning of the creation that God created until that time, and will not occur again." (Mark 13:19) The disciples did not discern Jesus' answer in quoting the Hebrew Scriptures from Daniel 12:1 about his return in Kingdom Glory. This Prince of Peace would stand up to Satan in a glorified state as King while he goes subduing in the midst of his enemies. (Psalm 110:2)

"During that time {Jesus Christ} will stand up, the great prince who is standing in behalf of your people. And there will occur a time of distress such as has not occurred since there came to be a nation until that time. And during that time your people will escape, everyone who is found written down in the book. And many of those asleep in the dust of the earth will wake up, some to everlasting life and others to reproach and to everlasting contempt." (Daniel 12:1-2) "So he has become better than the angels to the extent that he has inherited a name more excellent than theirs." (Hebrews 1:4) Jesus said to her: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life;" (John 11:25) "For just as the days of Noah were, so the Presence of the Son of man will be." (Matthew 24:37)

These pangs of distress do not last forever, but will come to an end, once they have reached their allotment of appointed times. They will end abruptly, like the calm that sets in after a horrific storm. The kings of the earth will falsely claim that they have achieved 'peace and security'. The sun will come out, the birds will start chirping and the cloud storms will have vanquished. "Keep on the watch, therefore, because you do not know on what day your Lord is coming." (Matthew 24:42) However, the day is coming for the kings of the earth to go hungry! Babylon the Great will be striped and plundered of her ill gotten wealth to satisfy the kings of the earth. But will it be enough? No! "They will throw their silver into the streets, and their gold will become abhorrent to them. Neither their silver nor their gold will be able to save them in the day of Jehovah’s fury. They will not be satisfied, nor will they fill their stomachs, for it has become a stumbling block causing their error." (Ezekiel 7:19)

A synopsis of this article: Christ Return is a process that takes place over a specific time period. Like other prophecies, the fulfillment of them are 'timed events' and there is a Beginning and an End to them. The Beginning of Christ's Return doesn't begin with sunshine and rainbows but rather a gloomy and distressful forecast. It comes about in three phases. It's a Spiritual Process, that is why Jesus gave a Composite Sign of his Presence in answer to four of his disciples. As a follower of Jesus Christ, one would look for the Manifestations of his Presence. As the Manifestations of Christ's Presence pummels the earth over and over again for all to SEE, those blaspheming and cursing God will not enter into Jehovah's Day of Rest. Just as a cataclysmic storm comes to its end in a moment. You step outside, look to the sky and see the gloomy clouds evaporating, you smell the fresh crisp clean air and feel the warm inviting sunshine on your face and at a time you least expect it, the third phase of Christ's Presence is Revealed.... Remember, this manifestation repeats itself over and over again, covering a period of time, once revealed to every eye, it is simply too late for disobedient mankind to turn around and repent and they will know it.

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