February 2nd, 2012 | Author: Douglas
If ALL my family and loved ones would just commence gaining accurate Bible knowledge and then persevere in doing the EXPLICIT will of Jehovah God to the best of their ability, as the Bible commands it must be done, then there is also according to the Bible, a strong hope that they will never “taste” death. SO THEY WILL POSSIBLY NEVER EVER HAVE TO PHYSICALLY DIE!
John 11:25 & 26 reads:
“25 Jesus said to her: “I am the resurrection and the life. He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life; 26 and everyone that is living and exercises faith in me will never die at all. Do you believe this?”
In the Bible Jesus asks: “Do YOU believe this?
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NOW AGAIN: In the Bible Jesus asks: “Do YOU believe this?
Due to all the years of false doctrines that have been preached and instilled by false religious societies today, and throughout history, Jesus asks this as he knows that it will be hard for humans to accept that many people will NEVER EVER physically die. I WILL NOW INTERPRET THE ABOVE TWO SCRIPTURES:
Verse 25 uses the words “even though he dies” and Verse 26 uses the words “everyone that is living” and “will never die at all”.
Verse 25 then should be interpreted as follows: If a person that EXERCISED faith in Jesus has died or still will die before Armageddon, then that person will be resurrected to possibly live eternally. If that person still EXERCISES faith during the time that Satan the Devil is “let loose for a little while” after Armageddon, then that person will definitely be granted eternal life! See the Scripture below:
Revelation 20:3 reads:
3 And he hurled him into the abyss and shut [it] and sealed [it] over him, that he might not mislead the nations anymore until the thousand years were ended. After these things he must be let loose for a little while.”
Verse 26 should then be interpreted as follows: “If a person is still living” definitely indicates a certain point in time. That “TIME” is and only can be at the point when Jehovah God has all the people that are unacceptable to Him destroyed. THAT “TIME” WILL BE AT ARMAGEDDON!
The words in the Verse are only applicable to all the people that EXERCISE faith in Jesus, and not to all the billions that are going to be destroyed. To EXERCISE faith is not to just believe or attend church gatherings. FAITH WITHOUT WORKS IS DEAD!
I am fully convinced that I have established the correct interpretation about the “words” in the Verse and the “TIME” that is applicable.
The words “will never die at all” in the Verse are to be interpreted to mean that those people that have EXERCISED the faith in Jesus at that point in time will not be destroyed and therefore live on in their physical bodies. They will thus stay on this physical earth after the advent of Armageddon.
They will also be granted everlasting eternal life if they persevere in EXERCISING faith in Jehovah God and Jesus during the “short while” that Satan the Devil is let loose after the advent of Armageddon. See the Scriptures below:
Revelation 20:1 – 3 reads:
“1 And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven with the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand. 2 And he seized the dragon, the original serpent, who is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years. 3 And he hurled him into the abyss and shut [it] and sealed [it] over him, that he might not mislead the nations anymore until the thousand years were ended. After these things he must be let loose for a little while.”
After Satan the Devil has been “let loose for a little while” and then eternally destroyed, the world will be in the condition that it was before Adam sinned.
Jehovah God’s “Big Picture” and “Greater Plan” that He originally intended would be finally and completely instituted into eternity.
Now, to the false religious beliefs that have been instilled:
It is an accepted fact by billions of humans that there are two things that you will never escape from, one being the paying of taxes and the other death. Until the arrival of Armageddon, both of these statements are relatively true. Many people WILL still die before Armageddon, and most people WILL be liable to pay their taxes until then.
When Armageddon arrives, however, then those who persevere in doing Jehovah God’s will to the best of their ability will have the opportunity of never ever physically dying. Incidentally, the paying of taxes will definitely disappear.
Just imagine what you are doing to your loved ones, and especially your children, if you do not investigate these statements, which are absolutely true, and you shun these statements as is the norm today.
As family life has virtually disintegrated it is most certainly possible that most parents do not even consider their children. My experience is that there is a growing tendency to place status, greed and the parent’s own fleshly desires above the virtually non-existent “true love” for their children.
This is especially true on the mother’s side, especially if she considers that she has to be employed to “make ends meet”, rather than doing what Jehovah God expects of her. A very bad result that often emanates from the mother’s guilt feelings is the spoiling of the child, morally and financially.
How is it possible for so many child addicts to exist, and so many child rapes to occur? My mother would immediately know that we were physically ill if we walked past the table at mealtimes, or we were a little late, when arriving from school. If we walked past the table and showed no interest in the food, then my mother knew that we were ill. I am being totally honest!
My mother would be casually busy doing something, or possibly chatting, when all of a sudden she would start peeling the potatoes or something else involved in the preparing of the meal, such as preparing the cabbage for cooking.
For those that knew her well, they knew that she was tuned into specific duties at specific exact times. She always had the radio switched on, and sub-conscientiously used to begin to do certain tasks as soon as certain programmes started.
At the age of five years she was placed in a Roman Catholic orphanage and was there for fourteen years. I have absolutely no doubt that she received her strict routine and methodical training and approach to her duties and lifestyle during those years.
As children we had the best example of industriousness, thriftiness, acceptable behaviour, discipline and every other positive aspect required to be able to live as decent and solid citizens. We knew the consequences of lying, being lazy, trying to avoid eating the vegetables required to maintain good health and also all the other attempts at doing wrong.
The food and vegetables that we did not eat at lunch was on our plates that evening. The next morning at breakfast the spinach was placed in front of me AGAIN! I thought that I was going to starve if I did not eat my spinach of the previous day. I had no other supper that evening. I went to bed without food.
SO, BEFORE I RECEIVED MY REAL BREAKFAST, I ATE MY SPINACH!
NO OTHER FOOD WAS AVAILABLE UNTIL THOSE VEGETABLES WERE EATEN! MY MOTHER CARED FOR OUR HEALTHY EATING AS WELL AS THE REQUIRED DISCIPLINE. AS AN ADULT I REALISED THAT HER ACTIONS AND STEADFASTNESS INDICATED TRUE MOTHER LOVE AND HAS STOOD ME IN GOOD STEAD THROUGHOUT MY ENTIRE LIFE!
We were seven children, and she knew how to discipline, train, treat and encourage each one of us individually. We were not “tarred” with the same brush. Although my mother was fairly strict, we were never afraid of her. I am not just piously singing my mother’s praises. Credit must be given where credit is due.
Was my mother mean? No my mother was not mean! At seventy-one years of age I am still without chronic medication. I do not really ever experience headaches. I do not suffer from stiff or constantly paining joints. I do not smoke. I will occasionally drink an alcoholic beverage.
I am by no means an “angel” but I do not steal. I am not prone to anger or outbursts of anger. I reared my five children and been there for them for more than half a century, and not one of the members of my immediate family have ever, not even once, been concerned of not having three meals a day, and a roof to sleep under.
MY PARENTS WERE OBVIOUSLY MY EXAMPLE. THREE MEALS, A BED AND A ROOF OVER MY HEAD EVERY DAY WAS AS ACCEPTED AS ALL THE ELEMENTS THAT OUR HEAVENLY FATHER, JEHOVAH GOD, ENSURES EACH AND EVERY DAY!
Although both my parents have passed on I KNOW that I must remain thankful to my biological Mother and Father for the wonderful example that they ensured for me!
I HAVE MENTIONED BEFORE AND WILL NOW MENTION AGAIN, OUR HEAVENLY FATHER, JEHOVAH GOD, IS FIRST AND FOREMOST A FAMILY PERSON.
THE BASIC PRAYER THAT JESUS TAUGHT US IN THE BIBLE, COMMONLY KNOWN AS “THE LORD’S PRAYER”, COMMENCES WITH THE WORDS “OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN”, CLEARLY INDICATING HOW JEHOVAH GOD FEELS TOWARDS HIS SPIRITUAL AND HUMAN CREATIONS. HE REGARDS US AS HIS “CHILDREN” AND HIM AS OUR “FATHER”.
WE AS HUMANS SHOULD KNOW THAT HE IS OUR SPIRITUAL FATHER! WE AS “PERSONS”, “NEED” A SPIRITUAL FATHER. A PHYSICAL BODY IS MADE UP MOSTLY OF THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF DUST AND WATER, AND DOES NOT “NEED” A FATHER!
I am fairly sure that billions of men who have become fathers would firstly try to enforce their power and authority rather than their fatherly compassion and duties. It is becoming the norm for more and more biological fathers mostly to COMPLETELY shirk their duties and what is expected of them.
The mothers are not far behind. Single parenting and multiple step-parenting is not only to be considered the acceptable situation, but rather the norm. At this stage it could be becoming a difficult situation for children who still have both their parents, especially if the mother is not employed elsewhere.
Firstly, it could be considered as not being “cool” and secondly, because the mother is fulfilling her God-given responsibilities, finances might be too “tight” to afford all the other unnecessary luxuries that “spoilt” children brag about. Those “spoilt” children often tend to mock and humiliate the “not-so-well-off” children!
In a previous post I mentioned that the belief that both parents have to be employed is not true. It has been seen on television that in The United States of America alone, many parents that were both employed and received substantial incomes, lost everything that they owned because they were retrenched or lost their jobs due to the economic downturn.
As I previously mentioned, I still have to hear of anyone dying of hunger, etc.
As a result of materialism the mothers initially became employed. When I was in school the only boy in our class that had both parents working knew what it was like for his family to possess a motorcar. All the other families were doing quite well without them. Motorcars were considered a luxury.
Today motorcars, cell phones, television, microwaves and so many other articles are considered necessities and absolutely not luxuries anymore. Although I also “love” the progress that technology has made, and have and use many of the items, I still do not forget that for over six thousand years we humans did not NEED them, and the human race was far better off.
I also mentioned in a previous post that it would be VERY interesting to draw graphs alongside the number of mothers that became employed and all the negative situations that exist today. Just a few examples would be the number of divorces, single-parenting, drug abuse, “street children” that have no biological parents, “stolen” children that are USED as prostitutes, etc.
I AM FAIRLY SURE THAT ALL THE GRAPHS WOULD RUN SIDE-BY-SIDE WITH THE “NUMBER-OF-EMPLOYED-MOTHERS” GRAPH!
If a person listens to the average normal prayer, I am fairly sure that safety and good health are surely amongst the most things requested and prayed for.
If a family member dies, then I am fairly sure that most people consider that the loved one that passed on as having “GONE” to heaven.
I am therefore NOW ALSO fairly sure that I notice a conflict of interest in the general requests in the average prayer given in the first sentence and the general belief indicated in the second sentence above.
If I am correct, then surely the normal average prayer should be that loved ones should pass on as soon as possible, with the least pain and suffering possible.
For many years life was considered to be “great”. Today, however, we live in constant fear behind barricaded homes, in polluted air and constantly afraid of sickness, medical and legal expenses, collisions, deteriorating living conditions, etc. NEED I CARRY ON?
Jim Reeves had a very pleasant sounding song. The words were: “Heaven is my home, I’m just passing through”. If that were the truth then I would wonder how long the queue would be at death’s door hoping to “pass” through, especially taking into consideration the conditions in our world of today.
It would make absolutely no sense in NOT wanting to die.
Jehovah God instilled in man the desire to love his family. It was not necessary in the beginning that men had the desire to protect their wives and families. Only after Adam had disobeyed Jehovah God and most probably thought “Oh, it is only a small thing that I am doing, and God, being so loving, should not be so petty about such an insignificant act”.
Given today, Adam would most probably have added: “And by the way, I have HUMAN RIGHTS!”
Just so today! Jehovah God has created us as free-thinking agents, and also instilled in us the ability to understand WHAT He expects, BUT each and every human mostly decide what they “THINK” God really wants!
The desire to protect their wives and families became an emotion and a necessity that men in the far distant past felt was required. At present, wives and mothers are in the military forces. I must ask myself: “TO DO WHAT?”
From the beginning man was to provide fully for his family. HOW MANY WIVES ARE TODAY SUPPORTING THEIR “SHAMELESS” HUSBANDS DURING OUR PRESENT TIMES?
1 Timothy 4:7 & 8 reads:
“7 So keep on giving these commands, that they may be irreprehensible. 8 Certainly if anyone does not provide for those who are his own, and especially for those who are members of his household, he has disowned the faith and is worse than a person without faith.
Why the “HIS” and the “HE”? Jehovah God deemed it the duty of the “MALE” to ensure that “HIS” immediate family were the responsibility that “HE” was accountable and responsible for!
I DO NOT RECALL THAT WOMEN, OR WIVES, OR MOTHERS OR DAUGHTERS WERE EVER IN THE ARMIES THAT FOUGHT THE WARS THAT JEHOVAH GOD CONDONED. THE ONLY WARS THAT WERE CONDONED BY JEHOVAH GOD WERE THE WARS THAT OCCURRED ONLY IN BIBLICAL TIMES!
Taking the above two Scriptures into account, billions of fathers are destined to die the death of eternal destruction! They lack their God-given accountability completely!
Jehovah God instilled in the woman the love, tenderness, forgiveness, kindness and the caring that siblings needed to become mature and well-adjusted adults.
In this world today, I see many women, of all different shapes and sizes, all having different features and dispositions. There are very rich women, very poor women and middle-income women.
I also see employed and working women, some with own business status and high positions, and most of the others are normal employees, and then there are the very lowly positioned women.
What I very seldom see are true wives and mothers!
In the past, mothers were prepared to “fight” for the custody of their children after a divorce. Today, how many fathers are bringing up their children, often daughters, as well? We are in a world today where what is written in the Bible, is exceptionally TRUE and the norm at present: As far as most humans are concerned, “They cannot feel shame and cannot be humiliated”.
Parents expect that their children should “stand-out” in some or other way, so as to show the world what wonderful “PARENTS” they were, or still are. The children then reflected what wonderful capabilities the parents were capable of, but had been mostly deprived of, due to what “God” had expected of them.
Material possessions, status and prominent positions mostly play a very vital role!
Jehovah God instilled in the children the desire to look up to their parents with admiration, love and also the desire to please and make their parents happy.
What we see today are neglected children that have become moody, insolent, lazy, intolerant, demanding, belligerent, and having many other negative qualities. As a result of the parents need for the fulfilment of their fleshly desires, especially the mothers, the children have been left without any guidance, whatsoever.
The children have been laid “bare” to the greed of shameless parasites that mostly never received God-fearing parental guidance either.
The one thing that the children received, thinking it was “very good” and a “great privilege” was HUMAN RIGHTS. This resulted in children without decent guidelines, morals and principles that they should have learned from their parents, being able to abuse these HUMAN RIGHTS totally.
Today, however, it is a true fact that if the truth of the Bible be told, and YOU inquire, test and find proof of what the Bible really says, then You and Your loved ones might NEVER EVER have to die physically at all.
It may, however, be a major task to try and convince all your loved ones. YOU do, however, owe it to YOURSELF, and especially to YOUR Creator, to establish what Jehovah God really wants, requires and desires, and once convinced to make YOUR Creator truly happy.
I am having an extremely difficult time, without any light at the end of the tunnel, in trying to convince my loved ones that they should LEARN what Jehovah God requires from them.
Do not “get me wrong”! They do not HAVE to believe what I propagate. They onus is entirely on them. They must just experience the necessity of acquiring the “NEED” to know Jehovah God and what He desires and requires of them!
FINALLY THOUGH, I REPEAT:
IT IS MY SINCEREST HOPE THAT MY ENTIRE FAMILY NEVER EVER PHYSICALLY HAVE TO DIE!