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An Age (αἰών)

An age (αἰών) is a period in which God shows something about Himself to intelligent beings. Ages are not restricted to time and are distinct from dispensations (οἰκονομία), which are administrations within time during which God shows something to humans about themselves. Ages may overlap with another age, begin at the same time as a dispensation, or run for a period longer than a single dispensation. Ages end when God has finished revealing the intended aspect of His nature to the intelligent created beings. Dispensations change due to judgment coming upon those in the household for failing to abide by the rules and run consecutively and are bound to time.

An age is not the same as eternal or forever. When referring to things that go beyond the ages, such as the eternal life we have in Christ, aiōnios (αἰώνιος) is used, 1 John 5:13. Where aiōn (αἰών) references a period in which God is showing something about Himself to intelligent beings, whether in or out of time. In the future, there will be ages (αἰών) of the ages (αἰών); however, each age (αἰών) is not eternal (αἰώνιος). This is also true in the Old Testament where ōw·lām (עֹולָם) conveys the concept of an age, Psalm 9:6; however ăd (עַד) with the preposition (לְ – to) expresses perpetuity, Psalm 61:8. The Lord will reign from an age (עֹולָם) and perpetually (עַד), Exodus 15:18.

Before the creation of humans, Scripture reveals that there were three ages. God created the spirit beings before He created the universe, Job 38:7. Therefore, the first age was the creation of the universe. During this age, the spirit beings learned of the omnipotent power of God, for they witnessed Him create the universe […]

An Age (αἰών)2023-12-14T08:08:48-08:00

Knowing the Desirous Will of God – Overcoming the World System

Because everyone born out from God overcomes the world and this is the victory, the one overcoming the world, our faith – 1 John 5:4

The world system is the method developed by Satan to control the sin nature of humans and get them to do what he wants. The first world system was established out from Cain’s line, for he chose to follow Satan and his ways, which was not to slay his brother, but to persuade the whole family to follow Satan rather than God. This is seen in the offering Cain made that God would not even look at, for it was of the works of his hands and was intended to be an offering of his own righteousness.

Not just as Cain was out from the malignantly evil and slew as a sacrifice his brother. And on account of what did he slay his brother? Because his works were malignantly evil but his brothers were righteous – 1 John 3:12

From the world system comes commerce, Genesis 4:20, culture, Genesis 4:21, industry, Genesis 4:22, and judicial systems, Genesis 4:23-24. And is established through the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes with the pride of biological life, 1 John 2:16, for the intent of placating unsaved humans, 1 John 5:19. Fear and lying are the predominant tools we are seeing today to manipulate everyone to do what Satan wants. He sets up malignantly evil men in positions of power that ignore the law to maintain this control over the world. Satan even tempted Jesus with the world system, offering Him all the kingdoms of the world, Matthew 4:8-9.

The first world system was destroyed in the Noahic flood, for it had resulted […]

Knowing the Desirous Will of God – Overcoming the World System2023-11-25T07:49:15-08:00

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Revelation Babylon and Those Who Take the Mark of the Beast

Declaring The Fall of Babylon, Revelation 14:8

Babylon the Great Has Fallen, Revelation 14:8

A Reference to False Religions

A Result of the Ecumenical System Setup to Bring the Man of Lawlessness to Power, Revelation 17:3

Babylon is the Center of all False Religions – She Has Many Daughters, Revelation 17:5

She is Not the Only Religion Upon the Earth At This Time

Other Nations Will Have Their Religious Systems, 2 Thessalonians 2:4

She Drinks of the Nations, Revelation 14:8

Nations is the object (τὰ ἔθνη)

She drank out (πεπότικεν) from the wine of her inner burning anger of her fornication

Spiritual Fornication

Drunk With the Blood of the Saints, Revelation 17:6

She is Destroyed by the Beast at Mid-Tribulation, Revelation 17:16

Warning To Those Who Worship the Beast, Revelation 14:9-11

Those Who Follow the Beast, Revelation 14:9

The Ones Worshiping the Beast

They Receive His Mark Upon Their Forehead or Hand

This is the Mark of His Name, Revelation 14:11

Implemented after the Resurrection of the Beast at Mid-Tribulation

The Image Makes All the Ones Dwelling Upon the Earth to Take a Mark, Revelation 13:16

This is a Visible Mark – Engraved, inscription, or branded formed by Humans, Acts 17:29

Used for Commerce, Revelation 13:17

They Will Drink of the Wine of the Full Burning Anger of God, Revelation 14:10

These are Ones Who Never Received the Truth, 2 Thessalonians 2:10

God Will Permit Them to be Thoroughly Deceived So they will Face Judgment, 2 […]

Revelation Babylon and Those Who Take the Mark of the Beast2023-12-14T08:21:21-08:00

Revelation: The Rise of the False Prophet

The Rise of the Second Beast, Revelation 13:11-13

It has the appearance likened to a sheep

One from Among the Jews

He speaks as a dragon

Deception in his words, Revelation 12:9

Deception from the truth, 2 Corinthians 11:3

Makes Those Dwelling Upon the Earth To Worship the Beast, Revelation 13:12

It does all the authority of the first beast

It performs these acts in the presence of the first beast

It makes all the ones dwelling upon the earth to worship the first beast

This is an Old Testament Concept of Worship which is to bow the face down to the ground (prostrate).

The Worshiping of the first beast will start in the middle of the tribulation period – after it has been healed from its mortal wound.

It does signs, Revelation 13:13

The signs will be performed in the first half to deceive the Jews

Fire from the first heaven (sky), which is lightning

The Creating of an Image, Revelation 13:14-15

Deceiving Those who Dwell Upon the Earth, Revelation 13:14

This is those who are earth dwellers, Revelation 3:10

They reject the truth and follow the beast, Revelation 11:10

Centralized Around Jerusalem

The second beast is given a spirit to cause the image to speak, Revelation 13:15

Speaking is focusing on words, not content. The image can speak for itself

The Image made all who would not worship it to be put to death

The Mark of the Beast, Revelation 13:16-18

The Image Makes All the Ones Dwelling Upon the Earth to […]

Revelation: The Rise of the False Prophet2023-12-14T08:25:32-08:00
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