Monday, December 31, 2012

"As if we have no wife"

QUESTION:

Hello Sister Pearl,
 Greetings to you and I hope all is well with you and your family.
The question I have for you is:
How are we to understand Paul's advice recorded at 1 Corinthians 7: 29-31?
Thanking you in advance.

REPLY:

1Cor.7: "29 What I mean, brothers, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they had none; 30 those who mourn, as if they did not; those who are happy, as if they were not; those who buy something, as if it were not theirs to keep; 31 those who use the things of the world, as if not engrossed in them. For this world in its present form is passing away."

verse29A:
"What I mean, brothers, is that the time is short"

Every anointed one faces a "time" that is "short" (Rom.13:11,12). How so?
Whether the end of all things looms imminent for the final remnant or not (1Pet.4:7);
all Chosen... from the time of Christ up until the last to be selected...
all have in common a short lifespan with which to prove faithful and complete the work assigned to them
(James4:14; Psalm39:5; 78:39; 144:4).
For the remnant, that human lifespan and opportunity will be cut short, by the end.

verse29B:
"From now on those who have wives should live as if they had none"

What does it mean for those who are married, to be as if they are not?
I see two applications...the physical and the spiritual.
The physical meaning of this is more obvious, and is explained within context.
See verses 32-34:
32"I would like you to be free from concern. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord’s affairs—how he can please the Lord. But a married man is concerned about the affairs of this world—how he can please his wife". (and 1Cor.7:35)
To be "as if they had none", is to leave off being concerned primarily with one's wife and marriage,
in favor of making one's primary concern the work of the Lord. This is necessary for all anointed...male or female...in no matter what literal era they may live. (1Cor.7:34)

The spiritual interpretation is in relation to the spiritual meaning of "wife" and "woman" (Rev.14:4).
To learn these things, you can read (pearl-thewoman.blogspot.com)
This verse and it's advice, is concerning, in over-simplified terms, organized religion.
It directs anointed to be absorbed in the Lord's concerns; and not in
"the affairs of this world" (1Cor.7:34)...obligations to men, their doctrines, nor their approval.
To be mature in Christ, is to be directed only by Holy Spirit ("undivided devotion to the Lord" -1Cor.7:35),
and not by one's covenant with men (or "women" Gal.4:24; 1Sam.21:5; Rev.14:4; 1Cor.6:15,16,17; Rev.18:9).

verse30A:
"those who mourn, as if they did not"

The scriptures indicate that any Chosen ones who are proving faithful,
are enduring tribulation and mourning while within Satan's world
(John17:14; 16:20,22,33; Acts14:22; 2Cor.6:4; Rev.3:21; 12:11).
Yet through this pain, they can give themselves over to it, indulge it,
and let themselves prove to be overcome by it
(Heb.12:3; Prov.24:10; Gal.6:9; Rev.2:3) (Matt.25:26,27,28,30)
OR... As verse30 directs...
be as if you are NOT mourning when it comes to doing the work assigned.
Psalm126:5 reads: "Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy."
Yes, the Chosen must keep "sowing seed" regardless of their grief (Ec.11:6; 2Tim.4:2; James1:4),
according to the example of Christ (Mark14:34; John4:34; Luke12:50).
Those who persevere, will eventually be comforted (Matt.5:4)

verse30B:
"those who are happy, as if they were not"

Basically, this refers to the dangers of a false sense of peace and security.
In fact, our reality, requires great sobriety and discernment...
Luke12:19,20; 1Pet.1:13; 4:7; 5:8; Prov.22:3
In the last days, men will grow secure and over-confident,
resulting in their destruction
(Job8:14,15; Isa.28:14,15; 1Thess.5:3; Rev.11:10,13; Jer.50:36; 51:30)

Ec.1:18 sums up reality...and the meaning of 1Cor.7:30B
It is telling us to increase our wisdom and knowledge,
even though this will result in a loss of previous delusions of happiness.
This loss of joy, is temporary.

verse30C:
"those who buy something, as if it were not theirs to keep"
(Eze.7:12)
Despite the payment of our lives for truth, we do not own what we receive
(Rev.3:18; Matt.10:8; 1Cor.4:7; 9:18; Rev.20:4) but must give it away freely.
On the other hand...
If we are deceived into buying UNTRUTH (Matt.25:9,10; Rev.13:17,14,8; 2Thess.2:9)
we also should not feel secure in our possession
(Eze.7:12; Luke8:18; Luke12:19,20,39; 17:31; James1:10; Heb.12:27; John10:10).

verse31A:
"those who use the things of the world, as if not engrossed in them"

At John17:15 Jesus prayed:
 "My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one."
This means that we still have to survive in the world, while remaining no part of it (John17:16)
If you would like to read some more about this:
pearl-seculareducation.blogspot.com
and
http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2012/08/a-comment-was-left-hello-pearl-i-have.html

For those who unwittingly get entangled in using the world for religious power
(Matt.24:48-51; 13:22; Rev.17:15; 2Thess.2:3,4; John16:2; Rev.11:1,2; 13:8);
and who become "engrossed" in that power and position, will be blinded.
Their proud captivity to Satan's deceptions and sin, will blind them to the light
that might have liberated and rescued them.
(2Thess.2:9-12; Rev.13:8,10,9; 2Cor.4:4; Acts26:18; 2Cor.2:11; 11:3;
1John2:11; Rev.6:16; Hosea10:8; Isa.2:19; Luke23:30)
They will be absorbed in defending their own "righteous" stature, dominion, and possessions,
("treasures on earth"/"the things of the world")
(2Cor.2:17; 1Tim.6:5; 2Tim.3:8; Titus1:11; 2Pet.2:3; 1Thess.2:5; Mark8:36)
rather than defending the Truth, the Kingdom to come, and Jehovah's righteousness.
(treasures in heaven) (Matt.6:33,9; 1Pet.4:11; Rom.11:36; 12:3; Luke17:10; Rev.4:11; 5:13; 7:12)

verse31B:
"For this world in its present form is passing away."

This of course, reminds us of 1John2:17 and 2Pet.3:10,11,13.
From the preceding verses and context of 1Cor.7, we learn that none of the
present interests and religious powers have any future.
We stand as individuals before God, and can not find shelter
in an organizational "mountain" (Rev.6:16,14; 16:20),
despite current doctrines to the contrary. The only mountain endorsed
by God, is the future Mt. Zion in heaven (Rev.14:1; 7:4; Psalm2:6; Heb.12:22)
http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2013/02/jehovahs-genuine-mountain.html

We will be judged individually (Rom.14:12; 2Cor.5:10; Matt.16:27),
as to whether we:
obeyed Christ (John15:14; Matt.23:8,9,10; 28:20; Eph.5:23),
did God's will (Matt.12:50; 7:21; 1John2:17),
treated the "least" of Christ's brothers with love (Matt.25:40; 10:42),
and received the scriptural sayings of the true prophets
(Matt.7:20; Rev.11:3,4; Matt.10:40,20; John4:24).
These four things have absolutely nothing to do with the interests of
an organization, nor gaining the approval of those who govern it (Gal.1:10; Rom.2:29).

The "skirt of a Jew" contained tassels wrapped about with a "blue cord".
This symbolized divine truth (Num.15:38,39,40),
as did other clothing symbols (Isa.11:5).
That "blue cord" of truth, fittingly kept the skirt's hem from "unraveling".
In the prophecy at Zech.8:23; (some translations render "skirt", as sleeve)
it was this symbolic blue cord of truth, donned by Jehovah's faithful chosen priests,
that the Nations would recognize and "grab hold of".
(Zech.8:23; Rom.2:29; Gal.3:28,29; 1Pet.2:9; Matt.5:16)

Every other interest, effort, work, pretense,
so called "knowledge", hierarchy, or identity,
will not provide salvation,
but will mean nothing (1Cor.15:24; Rev.16:20; 6:14; 20:11).
All these verses you inquire about, contain a warning to those who,
in various ways,
put their trust in what they can see...
"the world in it's present form", which "is passing away" (1Cor.7:31B).
(Psalm146:3; Jer.17:5; Isa.2:22; 2Cor.4:18; 1Cor.2:10,12,13,14)...
Almost all humanity have this misplaced trust (Rev.12:9,15,16).
But unfortunately,
these scriptures about being deceived into misplacing their trust,
refer primarily, to those whom God considers His own people,
in the time of the end. (Zech.4:9,7; Isa.40:4; Matt.23:12; Jer.51:25; Rev.8:8; Matt.21:21)
(http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2012/12/earth-swallows-satans-river-rev1216.html)
(pearl-disgustingthing.blogspot.com)

Now when you read the verses which are the subject of your query, review what comes to mind...

1Cor.7: "29 What I mean, brothers, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they had none; 30 those who mourn, as if they did not; those who are happy, as if they were not; those who buy something, as if it were not theirs to keep; 31 those who use the things of the world, as if not engrossed in them. For this world in its present form is passing away."


Thank you for your question.
I hope this work has made a difference,
in helping to transfer some of the dead, into the living.
All the best,
Pearl

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Sunday, December 30, 2012

"A voice from Heaven"/"My People"

Sorry...as usual, I have updated and added to both of today's posts.
Question:
Can you please tell me who is telling God's people to get out of "Babylon the Great"?

Reply:
...The Bible itself tells us who, at Rev.18:4.
It reads:
"Then I heard another VOICE FROM HEAVEN say:
'Come out of her, MY PEOPLE'".

Whose voice is this, who commands God's people to get out of "Babylon the Great" (as well as out from under her sealed daughters)?
Let's first look at verse 1-4...

1"After this I saw another angel coming down from heaven.
He had great authority,
and the earth was illuminated by his splendor.
2 With a mighty voice he shouted:
'Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!
She has become a home for demons
and a haunt for every evil spirit,
a haunt for every unclean and detestable bird.
3 For all the nations have drunk
the maddening wine of her adulteries.
The kings of the earth committed adultery with her,
and the merchants of the earth grew rich from her excessive luxuries.”
4 Then I heard another voice from heaven say:
'Come out of her, my people,
so that you will not share in her sins,
so that you will not receive any of her plagues'"

Remember that these "angels" are anointed ones (Rev.1:16,20; Dan.12:3; Rev.11:3,4; Zech.4:11,14), and that once sealed, they are considered as "heavenly" ones (Eph.2:6; Heb.12:22,23).
These are the ones that "blow their trumpets" (Rev.8:6; 1:20). The Greek for "trumpets" is associated with one's declaring "voice".
How is it that this calling angel at Rev.18:4, addresses those needing to flee, as "MY PEOPLE"?
Daniel9:24; 10:14; 12:1 will help us with this. You see, Daniel was one who was chosen, and found favor and reward with God (Dan.10:7,8,9,10,11,12). He too, was an heir of the kingdom (Dan.12:13; Heb.11:10,16,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,40).
So, when Daniel is told that the Holy Ones are "his people", we learn that all who find permanent favor with God, are considered a "people" (1Pet.2:10,9,5; Hosea1:10; 2:23; Rom.9:23-29)....and all who belong to that group, consider fellow members of that group...THEIR PEOPLE/"my people" (Eph.2:19; Rev.18:4).
You may also note that this voice "from heaven", makes this announcement in response to the "mighty voice" of "authority", which has just finished teaching the true condition of Babylon. The second voice from heaven makes the warning declaration in response to what they have just learned themselves from the voice of "great authority".

Therefore,
when a sealed Chosen One declares a warning about the impending destruction upon BTG and it's Harlot;
he calls those captive... "MY PEOPLE" (Rev.18:4), because it is the Anointed who are in danger...
and it is the Chosen, who must get out of Babylon the Great!

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The Meaning of Baptism

A Question:
"Been meaning to ask you this for a while: earlier this year you said you wanted to be baptized again, according to Jehovah’s standards – are you still planning to do that?"

My Reply:


I know that water baptism is a symbolic thing.

It is done by means of the water of life (John4:10,14; Rev.22:17) (the Truth of God's Word), which washes us from the stain of sin...like a bath (Eph.5:25,26; Heb.10:22; 2Tim.3:15; John15:3; 17:17; Acts22:16), if  we take what we are learning from the Bible, and let it train/cleanse  our conscience (Heb.10:22; John13:8; 1Pet.3:20-21; 1John3:3), which we then must obey (Rom.1:5; 6:16,17; 2Tim.1:13; 1Cor.7:19; 2Cor.8:5; Heb.5:8).
True, we who are anointed have been baptized by holy spirit (Matt.3:11; Acts 1:5; Titus 3:5)...but we also, must continue to let the scriptures adjust and cleanse us (John3:5; 1Tim.3:15; 2Tim.3:16,17) We must also be baptized by fire, which is the tested quality of our faith, by which we are purified and prepared (Isa.4:4; 1Pet.1:7; 1Cor.3:13; 1Pet.4:12,13,14). Yet in addition, we still need the cleansing of the blood of Christ (Heb.9:14; Rev.5:9,10; Rev.7:14; 1John1:7; Titus 2:14) to take away the sin from Adam (Rom.5:12-21; 6:23; 1Cor.15:21,22,45). Only then can we have a new father...who from him, the Chosen have their birth in spirit (1Pet.1:3,23; Titus 3:5; James 1:18; John3:3; Isa.9:6; Psalm 45:16). Then finally, to be sealed, we must be baptized into Christ's death (Rom.6:3,5; 8:13,17,36; Phil.3:10; Rev.6:11). The "water", "spirit" and the "blood", all work together to cleanse the chosen ones, by the witness these three give to them (1John5:6,7,8). But in addition, obedience to that witness must be proven, through "fire" and "death". These "baptisms" must be maintained by each anointed one, until the end (Matt.24:13,22)
[note: the original Greek for "saved" and "survived" in verses 13 and 22, is the same word, but these verses are often translated differently. They should not be, because they both are talking about spiritual salvation (Luke 13:23; 1Cor.1:18). If God does not intervene, no "flesh" (Gal.5:17; Rom.8:7; 7:18) would see salvation, due to the powerful portents of Satan's final deceptions which for a time, restrain all the Remnant.]

I remember Jesus...although being the one who gives the baptism by spirit (Luke 3:16; Acts 1:5; John 16:7);

he subjected himself to the simple baptism of water as well (Matt.3:16).
The reason he gave was:
"Jesus replied, 'Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness.' Then John consented." (Matt.3:15)
Recall that God's Word and it's power to cleanse, is the meaning of water baptism (Eph.5:26).
In his humility, Jesus publicly manifested that he too, was guided by the Word of God (Matt.4:4,7,10,13,14; 8:17; 12:16,17; John12:50) although not needing to be cleansed of sin (2Cor.5:21; 1Pet.2:2; 1John3:5; Heb.7:26). By undergoing this "righteous" water baptism, he showed his desire to subject himself to God...demonstrating his decision to defy Adam's and Satan's rebellious choice (Hosea 6:7; John 8:44)...leaving a model for us all.

Because I understand the symbolic meaning of water baptism....

I know that while I constantly seek to be cleansed by the scriptures,
I am already fulfilling it's meaning. However, in order to "fulfill all righteousness",
I do plan to re-baptized myself to symbolize this removal of the previous dedication to the Beast,
which I did in my ignorance.
I know that the spiritual reality is that, I have  removed that mark of slavery to lies, from my forehead and right hand (Rev.13:16; Gal.5:1; Isa.44:20; Psalm 144:8) by no longer allowing my thinking (forehead) and power (right hand) to be enslaved to the organization's doctrines (Gal.1:10; 1Thess.2:4; Col.2:22) (but rather, bring them into slavery to God -Deut.6:6,8; Rev.7:3; 14:1; 22:4); which brings the faithful "death" to follow (Rev.11:7; 6:9,10,11; 20:4).
    Yet according to Christ's example...he manifested his spiritual choices in a physical outward display, while he was yet in the physical body.

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Saturday, December 29, 2012

What do "Buying and Selling" Mean?

Some have told me that the "buying" and "selling" that the "Wild Beast" oversees, is not spiritual.  Scripture often used "riches", "treasures", "buying" and "selling" as symbols for spiritual meanings
(Matt.13:44,46; Prov.4:7; Matt.25:9; Prov.2:3,4,5,6; 17:16; 23:23; Zech.11:4,5,6; Rev.3:18; Isa.55:1; Ps.74:2; Rev.5:9; Acts 20:28; Rev.14:3,4).
The book of Revelation, is symbolic (Rev.1:1,2; Hosea 12:10).
  [Rev.1:1 literally reads in Greek "presented it in signs" "SIGNified it"---
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 Please note the Bible's meaning for Jesus' words, at John 6:27...
"Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you."
See it's parallel to Isa.55:2...

"Why spend money on what is not bread,
    and your labor on what does not satisfy?
Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good,
    and your soul will delight in the richest of fare."

When Jesus said, "Do not work for food that spoils" ...
this "work" done is represented by the "day's wage" of a "denarius" (Matt.20:2; Rev.6:6).
This daily wage represents the work and labor we have to give, each day of our lives (Ec.1:3; 2:11,18,22; 3:9; Matt.20:2,13,14,15,16; 11:28; Isa.28:12). Jesus meant these things symbolically.
The "daily bread" Jesus taught us to pray for, was not physical
(Matt.6:11; John 6:51,35,48; Luke 12:1; Mark 8:15,16,17; Matt.16:12; Amos 8:11; Rev.3:18)
The "food that spoils" are doctrines of men, which do not give us life (Jer.23:16; Matt.24:24; 2Pet.2:1; 1John4:1; Rev.16:13; Matt.7:19,20)....
a house of Faith built upon sand (Matt.7:26,27)
...food that will "spoil" when the day shows up our disobedience (1Cor.3:13; 2Pet.3:10; Ex.16:15,19,20; Luke 12:21; Matt.6:19; Col.2:22).

To give one's life and work to the doctrines of men, is a "commerce" of futility (Matt.15:9; 1John2:17; Matt.6:20; John 6:27; Isa.55:2; Rev.13:17)....
and more importantly,
causes us to turn away from the source of our life (John 6:27,33,48,51,53).
The Apostle Paul did not derive his "teachings" or have his "work" directed from men or an Organization. (Gal.1:11,12,16,17,10)  He did not go to "consult" with the supposed leaders of an Organization in Jerusalem (Matt.23:10), because he was directed by God's Holy Spirit and Word alone (Psalm 119:133; John 4:24; John 17:17; Eph.6:17; 3:3,5; John 16:13; 14:26; 1John2:28; 1Cor.2:10; Matt.13:11; 25:11,12,13). Therefore, Paul's forehead was "marked", not by a Beast (Rev.13:16,17), but by God's Laws (Deut.6:6,8; 11:18; Rev.7:3; 14:1; 22:4).
(http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2013/05/mark-of-beast.html)
(http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2013/05/a-letter-i-received-hi-sister-pearl-i.html)
(http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2013/03/good-day-sister-d-thank-you-for-that.html)

When Jesus tells us that the "foolish virgins" go off to "buy" oil from those who "sell" (Matt.25:9,10); this is not literal, but symbolic. When Jesus entrusts his anointed household slaves with "gold", and expects them to gain more for him (Matt.25:14,16,24,27,29) is this money/gold/ literal? Do you understand the symbolic meaning of Rev.13:17?
If we enslave our life's work, (devotion and worship) under the doctrinal restraints of a visible Organization (1Cor.7:23; 6:20; Gal.1:10.12); we have succumbed to the prophesied idolatry (Rev.13:16,17,8; 2:20; Rom.1:25). We have "hidden"/"buried" the spirit's gifts (Matt.5:14,15; Matt.25:18; 1Thess.5:19) and have as our "wages", treasures "stored on earth" (Matt.6:19; Isa.50:9; Job 13:28; James 5:3; Eze.24:6,11,12,13; Luke 12:39; John 10:10).

addition:

In the symbolic book of Revelation, what is the "buying and selling" in Rev.13:17?

"Buying" is the acquisition of divine favor, guidance, stature, and instruction (wisdom and understanding).
It is acquired by what one sacrifices for it (or sells)...one's devotion, study, obedience, and giving honor (Ec.5:4,5; Rev.13:3,8) within ones mind and actions (Deut.11:18,13; Rev.6:6; Rev.13:16,17,8,7).
Organized religion requires conformity to it's own doctrines and leadership.
They demand that you "pay" your vow to them and their expectations, and their organizational arrangements.
To pay them this worship rather than to serve God alone (Matt.4:10; 6:24), is to commit idolatry.
If you sell your obedient conformity away to men, they will give you approval, position, and spiritual food.
This entire system of spiritual commerce is corrupt. (Matt.21:12,13)
All these things belong to Christ, and not to men, who exploit spiritual need for their own dishonest gain, glory and power.
Who rightly owns our subjection, devotion, obedience, and loyalty?
These should only be given to God and His Christ (Rev.3:18; Isa.1:19; Matt.11:28,29; (Rev.14:11); Mark 8:34,35; 10:21; Matt.16:24; Isa.1:19; 28:12), not to a religious organization, no matter what they claim for themselves (Matt.24:24,25).
Jesus has a right to expect obedience, industriousness, and faithfulness from his slaves (Matt.24:45,46; 25:14,19; Rev.22:12).
Men do not have a right to expect these things for themselves. (1Cor.1:13,15; Col.3:24; Gal.1:10; 2Cor.11:20,3; Rev.3:11; Gal.4:9; 5:1; John 8:36,32) (http://pearl-obeymen.blogspot.com/)

Rev.6:6; Rev.13:17

Yet we see that Rev.13:17 foretells that this system of spiritual commerce will overtake "all those who dwell on the earth (Greek literally, "occupied home" -Isa.33:20; John14:23 LINK). That system of spiritual commerce is part of the sifting tribulation of which Jesus said "It will come in on all those dwelling upon the inhabited earth" (Luke21:35; Rev.13:16,14,8; 3:10).
What is the response of all the earth/land? See Rev.13:8. The "earth" fails this test (Isa.55:2; John 6:27; Jer.12:13). It swallows Satan's lies (Rev.12:15,16)
http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2013/02/earth-swallows-satans-river.html
Just as Jesus said, this deception will be so powerful, that if possible, even the anointed will be mislead (Matt.24:24,25; Rev.13:7,14) and subjugated (2Thess.2:4; Dan.7:21; Rev.9:5,6; 13:7; Hosea 8:7) (Col.2:8; Luke 21:24; Rev.13:10).

The end-time spiritual provisions ("daily bread") under the reign of the Beast, are carefully measured out...to be certain that these teachings support their interests, and that they keep the minds and actions of those who take them in, under subjection. It is the very same "measuring basket" under which the unfaithful/"lazy" anointed, allow their light to be hidden under (Matt.5:14,15,16).

Rev.6:6; Eze.4:16; 12:18; Isa.28:10; 2Cor.2:17; 2Pet.2:3; Rev.13:16,17,4,10

We should remember that all the end time prophecies are not separate stories about separate identities and situations. They are a variety of illustrations, defining the very same period, the very same events, and the very same identities. It is only when we combine them all, that we can clearly see who these prophecies are describing in detail. Let him that has ears, listen!

addition:


Regarding Rev.6:6
 "Then I heard what sounded like a voice among the four living creatures, saying, “A quart of wheat for a day’s wages, and three quarts of barley for a day’s wages, and do not damage the oil and the wine!"
I will also go into this in depth within the "four horsemen" article (Rev.6:1-8).

You can already see that according to this plague, spiritual provisions (daily bread) will come at a cost, for what should be free (Isa.55:1,2; Rev.22:17; 13:17,16,15; 2Cor.2:17; 4:2; 2Pet.2:3; Tit.1:10,11; Prov.1:19; Isa.57:17; 2Thess.2:3; 1Tim.6:5; 2Tim.3:5).

When Rev.6:6 tells us, "do not harm the olive oil and wine"; perhaps you know from my past writings about this... that "olive oil" stands for Holy Spirit which acts as fuel for spiritual enlightenment (Matt.25:7,8; Heb.1:9; Psalm 23:5; Zech.4:12,14; Rev.11:3,4).
Under this plague (caused by the "Wild Beast"/"Man of Lawlessness" 2Thess.2:4), it restrains the partaking of Holy Spirit and it's enlightenment [but allows only it's own spiritual commerce, based upon lies (Rev.13:17; 2Thess.2:7,10)].
"Buying" is the acquisition of divine favor, guidance, stature, and instruction.
It is acquired by what one trades for it (or sells)...one's devotion, obedience, and honor (Rev.13:3,8).
Organized religion requires conformity to it's doctrines and leadership.
If you sell these away to men, they will give you approval and spiritual food.
This entire commerce is corrupt. All these things belong to Christ, and not to men, who exploit these things for their own glory and power. Who rightly owns our subjection and loyalty?
These should only be given to God and His Christ (Rev.3:18; Mark 8:34,35; 10:21; Matt.16:24)

Let's get back to the spiritual commerce prophesied for the end time....
We read that this plague also restrains "the wine".
Wine is a product of the "vine" (see John 15:5,16; Heb.13:15). Yes, without Jesus Christ the true vine...sending Holy Spirit to those branches that remain "in union" with him (John 15:5 B; 1John2:28) there will be no "fruit" (Matt.7:20,17; 12:33,35,37; John 7:16,17,18).
That spiritual fruit produced (teachings, sayings)
and it's wine (fruit made ready for spiritual ingestion)
are the end product of Holy Spirit being poured out upon anointed prophets
(1John2:20,27; John 16:13; Exo.4:12; Matt.10:20; Rev.11:3,4; Zech.4:14; Mark 9:4).
(pearl-finetrees.blogspot.com)
That wine can be fine truths sourced in God's holy spirit...
or the false prophets who bear rotten fruit (Matt.7:15,16; 12:33,34; John 7:18). The false prophets will offer poisonous wine...doctrines leading to death (Jer.2:21; Deut.32:33,32; Psalm 140:3; Rom.3:13).
God tells us the future of these anointed who leave the "True Vine" Christ, in order to mislead for the profit of their own power and glory (John 7:18 A; Jer.25:30,29; Rev.18:3,4; 14:18,19). These forbid partaking of the True "olive oil and the wine" (Rev.6:6; Rev.13:17).

addition:
For a time, this plague of discipline headed up by the returned Master (Rev.6:2);
allows the Chosen to be mislead and disciplined by the Gentiles, whose idolatrous rule they have chosen to have over them (Rev.9:3,4,5,10). (LINK) (LINK)

  

(Dan.11:36; 2Thess.2:4; Matt.24:24; Eze.11:12; 8:10; Matt.24:15; Micah6:16; 22:30; Dan.7:21,25; Rev.13:7; 9:10).
Why are they being "trampled"? (Rev.11:2; Isa.5:5; 63:18; Dan.8:13; 12:7; Luke21:24) Because they have lost their "saltiness", and buried the light of Holy Spirit under a "measuring" basket of commerce (Matt.5:13,14,15; Rev.2:4; 2Thess.2:10; Rev.3:18; 13:17). Their lamps have replaced the fuel of Holy Spirit, with doctrines of spiritual Gentiles (Matt.25:9,10). To replace Holy Spirit in your lamp with false doctrine, is spiritual fornication (Rev.17:2; 18:3; 1Cor.6:15,16).
If it were not for God "cutting short" those days of deception (Matt.24:22; 2Thess.2:4,9; Rev.12:9; 13:11,14; 14:8), no flesh would be saved (Luke13:23,24; 1Pet.4:18; Rom.9:29; Isa.1:9; 10:21,22; Eze.17:22; Psalm 72:16) (LINK).
To allow His deceived people more of a choice, God does cut this sifting tribulation by Satan short, limiting it's lethal effects (Luke 22:31; Amos 4:11; Isa.48:9; Mark 13:20).
Jehovah restricts the damage, just as a log is snatched out of a fire, for the sake of His Holy Name (Eze.36:22; Dan.12:1; Zech.3:2,3,4; (Rev.19:8) Zech.2:12; Jude1:23; Rev.9:14).
What is it that saves the remnant from being drowned by this flood of Satanic lies? (Rev.12:15)
(http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2013/02/earth-swallows-satans-river.html)
How are His people given one more chance at life?
Along with this plague of horsemen (including a spiritual famine); He limits their ability to harm/destroy totally, the "olive oil and the wine". (Isa.65:8,9)
A remnant will be awoken spiritually (Matt.25:6,7; Luke12:37; Rev.9:14; 11:3,4). These will have the resolve to base their teachings upon Holy Spirit, despite Satan's persecution and the wrath of the Wild Beast (John15:4,5; 1John2:28; Rev.13:15; Mark8:35; Rev.11:7; 20:4) The fruit the faithful bear, will remain (John15:16; 1Cor.3:13,14). The "blessing within it"(Isa.65:8), will become manifested (Matt.13:43; Dan.12:3; 11:33,35; 12:10; Prov.4:18; 11:30).

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Friday, December 28, 2012

Who are thrown into God's Winepress?

Here is a section of a letter I sent.
I will post it
in the hope that it will help all to remain awake.
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I grieve for all those who have been blinded into thinking that it's alright with Jehovah, for them to idolize the organization.
But I think it likely, that your elder is also bowing to this same idol.

As Joel 3:11-14 Reads:
         "Come quickly, all you nations from every side
          and assemble there.
          Bring down your warriors, O Lord!
12 “Let the nations be roused;
    let them advance into the Valley of Jehoshaphat,
for there I will sit
    to judge all the nations on every side.
13 Swing the sickle,
    for the harvest is ripe.
Come, trample the grapes,
    for the winepress is full
    and the vats overflow—
so great is their wickedness!”
14 Multitudes, multitudes
    in the valley of decision!
For the day of the Lord is near
    in the valley of decision.

We know from Rev.14:18,19 (along with Joel3:13); that this occurs in the time of the end.
We also know from Jer.25:29,30; that Jehovah is talking about "Jehovah's Witnesses"...

Jer.25:29,30 reads

"For, look! it is upon the city upon which my name is called that I am starting off in bringing calamity, and should YOU yourselves in any way go free of punishment?”’
“‘YOU will not go free of punishment, for there is a sword that I am calling against all the inhabitants of the earth,’ is the utterance of Jehovah of armies.
30 “And as for you, you will prophesy to them all these words, and you must say to them, ‘From on high Jehovah himself will roar, and from his holy dwelling he will give forth his voice. Without fail he will roar upon his abiding place. A shout like that of those treading the winepress he will sing out against all the inhabitants of the earth.’"

Rev.14:18,19
 "Still another angel, who had charge of the fire, came from the altar and called in a loud voice to him who had the sharp sickle, “Take your sharp sickle and gather the clusters of grapes from the earth’s vine, because its grapes are ripe.” 19 The angel swung his sickle on the earth, gathered its grapes and threw them into the great winepress of God’s wrath.

I hope you can please awaken to the scriptural reality,
that God has an issue with his own people,
and that according to prophecy,
the great majority are about to be destroyed at the end of our world.
This calls for rousing ourselves, to go beyond our own concerns and interests;
and
just as "Jehovah's Witnesses" claim to believe,
we must warn our neighbors (Eze.33:1,2,3,4,5,6 ; Eph.4:25)
of God's approaching wrath (Rev.14:19).

Please deeply consider the seven scriptures I have sent you here.
Let there be a saving of as many as possible. (Matt.7:14; Luke13:24).
Love in Christ,
Pearl

See pearl-winepress.blogspot.com
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I am also sending out an invitation to all those chosen by Jehovah God.
Any of you wishing to obey:
Matt.18:20; John17:21,22,23; 1Cor.11:33 ...
please contact me about coming together for the Memorial.
(pearl144000@hotmail.com)

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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

I have added many clarifications and scriptures to the last post.
It now contains new information......
http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2012/12/from-reader-i-just-read-your-latest-blog.html

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Becoming Sealed


FROM A READER:

I just read one of your blogs.
Here is a segment I would like to comment on.....

"At the point that the "earth" helps the "woman", they are now distinguished and  separated....weed anointed who have not proven faithful (earth 2Pet.3:7,10; James3:15), from wheat anointed who are sealed (heavens Rev.12:5; 1Pet.1:4; Eph.2:6; Rev.14:3,4 "from among mankind"/from the "earth"). Any anointed left behind as part of the earth, are not sealed. Those "taken" from the earth (to heaven), are sealed. Rev.12:17 terms them, "the remaining ones of the woman's seed"."
This is not to say that all have been sealed at this time, but to say that once the first "four angels" are "untied" from Satan's river of lies (Euphrates Rev.12:15; 9:14; 16:12), a distinction is made (Mal.3:18), and all will have to choose where they stand. Once all anointed are sealed, the tribulation/testing moves on to the un-anointed. (Rev.7:3)

As far as i can tell, the term "sealed" is not a term used by Jehovah. But its an expression that is used in reference to anointed once its confirmed if they are wheat or weeds, faithful or not. The reason i bring this up is the above quote from your blog. Just because anointed are taken from the earth doesn't mean they are the only ones "sealed". Apostate anointed are still invited anointed, though apostate. When Jesus arrives, even though they are apostate, he is still their master and can pass judgement on them as he did with Judas.

I'm feeling you use the term sealed as saying that faithful anointed go to heaven as the reward. But the faithless are also "sealed" in that they are pronounced and judged as such, and get the payment for their disloyalty to Jesus when he "arrives". What is taken from them is like a thief in the night, because of their apostasy.
 I'm not picking on what you said. It's just this term is getting used a bit lately. As far as i can tell, just because faithful wheat anointed go to heaven doesn't mean they are "sealed" any more than apostates who also get their just payment...., just not the one they hope for.

Dictionary:Sealed:established irrevocably; "his fate is sealed"

Though you can't use a worldly dictionary to dictate Bible terms, it makes a point. Once Jesus arrives and passes judgement, they are sealed as such...which ALSO means they get the reward for either course of action. Both wheat and weeds have an outcome because of their actions.

thanks for the blog !
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Jehovah holds those in Covenant with Him to a standard. As the purpose of each Covenant/Woman becomes fulfilled (it's intended "seed" is born),
those covenants draw to a conclusion/fulfillment (Isa.7:14; Gal.3:16; 4:26; 3:29; Rev.12:5; 1Pet.1:4).
[Covenants=women (pearl-thewoman.blogspot.com)]
Leading to that conclusion/"birth", an inspection takes place to determine who is faithful to that Covenant and who isn't. They go through a sorting period, during which pressure/fire/lye/revealed truth, is applied. Those whose works prove unfit, have them "burned up", and they suffer shame/nakedness. All that these regarded as valuable, has been "stolen" from them, by the returning "thief" (Luke12:39; 2Pet.3:10; Matt.6:19; Rev.3:3; 16:15). They did not keep on the watch, but became part of Satan's world, by their subjection to his deceptive power of sin....letting Satan take from them their crown (John10:10; Rev.3:11; 2:10). Both Jesus and Satan come as "thieves", because Christ will hand over the unfaithful to Satan (1Tim.1:19,20; 1Cor.5:5; Prov.23:14; Rev.19:15) to be disciplined/cleansed....or destroyed. Satan's confirmed seed, are "sons of *destruction", which is the meaning of *Abaddon/Apollyon. HE is the "angel of destruction"/"angel of death" who destroys his own seed, after God rightly removes his protection from those who choose Satan's sovereignty. (Gen.2:17; John8:44; 1John3:10,15)
Only those of faithful heart, will retain protection (Matt.6:13; 1Cor.10:13; Psalm91:4; 18:30; 36:7; 40:11; Prov.18:10; Isa.31:5; 1Pet.1:5; Exo.12:23) These practice godly devotion, and remain "standing". They stay  mindful and concerned with their valued relationship with God (1Pet.1:17; 2Pet.3:11; Mal.3:2; Rev.6:17), are always cognizant of God's will, and how their actions effect their relationship with Him (Rev.7:9,15).
Those who leave Jehovah and their purpose in the Covenant (2Tim.3:5; Hosea6:7; Eze.44:7; Rev.2:4), *reject the promised seed, *become overconfident, *unconcerned, *are spotted from the world, *forgetful hearers....and like the first century Jews, do not discern their hour of inspection (Luke19:41,42,43,44; Luke12:56; Matt.16:3).
The same was prophesied for the time of fulfillment for the New Covenant (Luke12:40; Matt.24:44,32,33; Rom.8:23,24,25). Only those who;
*naturally seek the will of God alone, (1John2:17) *seek Christ's approval, (Matt.25:23; Gal.1:10) *disown their life and surrender their soul, (Luke9:23; 17:33) *love their brothers (1John4:8,20; 3:11,10),
-will pass their inspection. Even many of these are taken by surprise, because Christ's arrival/inspection, is not at a time, NOR IN THE WAY, that they have been taught to expect. (Matt.25:5; 24:48; 2Thess.2:2; 1Thess.5:3; Luke12:40; Matt.25:44; Rev.13:14; 11:4,8,10)

There are revealed to us (in the book of Revelation) the very deeds that do seal, both the faithful and unfaithful. Once these deeds are performed, a seal of ownership is placed upon the forehead of each slave. That slave mark is the name of the Master who owns them. The master of each slave (Satan or Christ), determines what is to become of those whom they own (1Pet.1:23; John14:6; John3:16) -- (John8:44; Rev.9:11; 1Cor.10:10; Heb.11:28; John10:10; 1Pet.5:8).
Judas Iscariot was sealed, the moment he decided to leave the Lord's Evening Meal in order to betray Christ to the religious leaders. Satan had entered into him (Luke22:3; John6:70; 13:2; John17:12; Rev.9:11), and Jesus referred to him as the "son of destruction". Those religious leaders were in turn also sealed, when they turned Christ over to the Gentiles in power, delivering him up to death (Matt.23:32,33; John19:15).
This is also the pattern that seals those unfaithful to the New Covenant. Only the "players" have changed. They fulfill the same roles (Matt.23:32; 2Thess.2:3; John16:2; Rev.17:6; 11:7,8).

I think the rest of your comments can be attended to, if you would like to consider the following scriptures, which I believe will acquaint you with the Bibles view of this subject of becoming "sealed".

Take a peek at 2Cor.1:22.
All those who make it to heavenly Mt. Zion,
have this seal of ownership, on their forehead (Rev.14:1).

Check out 2Cor.5:5; Eph.1:14 and Rev.3:12; 7:3,4; 22:4; 1Pet.1:4
which all refer to this same "sealing".

....And you are right...
just as the faithful are sealed permanently as slaves of Jehovah, Christ and New Jerusalem (Rev.3:12)...
the unfaithful also become permanently sealed in the same way....
branded on their forehead by the name of their master....
Rev.17:5; 13:16,18  (pearl-666.blogspot.com)

Just from five chapters in Revelation alone, we will see what each unfaithful group is guilty of:

(Anointed Leaders--Rev.17:6, 18:2,5,7,23,24; 13:11,14; 8:10,11; 9:1,2,3,11) (Anointed--Rev.18:3,9; 17:2,12,13,14; 13:1,7) (Organization of False Gentile Priests/Princes--Rev.13:2,5,6,7,8,15,18; 11:2,7; 2Thess.2:4) (Proselytes--Rev.13:4,8,17,18; 17:2,8,15)
Each side is sealed through blood....
either by means of sacrificing their own blood (Rev.6:9,10,11; etc.)
or by shedding the blood of others (1John3:15; Rev.17:6; 11:7; 18:24).

Until all are sealed, the end delays.
This is why the Title "Harmageddon" means, the plain of decision.
Each person will have to decide (Luke21:35; Rom.14:12)
Those drawn to this final battle, will take their side...
for lies (Rev.16:16,13,14,15; 13:4,11,14; 2Thess.2:9,10,11,12; Rev.19:19,20,21; John8:40,41,43,45,47)
or truth (Rev.11:3,4; 12:11; 14:5,12; 20:4; John8:29,31,32,38,50; John7:16,18,38,39)
Jesus' weapon is "the long, sharp, two-edged sword coming out of his mouth".
Satan's weapon is a "river" coming out of his mouth.
Once each person chooses their "side" of which teachings they believe and live by, they are "sealed" (Rev.22:11,12,16).

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Marital Subjection for a female "son of God".

In consideration of the other posts here, which explained the role of female anointed and their equality with male anointed...
http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2012/12/below-is-response-to-professed-anointed.html
also
http://pearl-womenteach.blogspot.com/

...I thought it best to leave a related comment here, about my dual subjection...according to my flesh, and according to my spirit.
The human woman who I am in the flesh, remains in subjection to the "law of my husband" (Rom.7:2; 1Cor.7:39; Eph.5:22,24; 1Pet.3:1). Such will be the case until my flesh is done away with.
The angelic son of God who I am in the spirit, remains in subjection to the "law of Christ" my redeemer, and in slavery to my Father in Heaven.
(Gal.3:28,26; 1:10; 2:20; Eph.5:25; John13:34; Gal.6:2; 5:13; 1Cor.4:1; 7:22,23; Matt.25:21; James2:8; Col.3:24; John8:31; Rev.14:1; 22:3,4)
My anointing allows no other subjection of my spirit, to another. In my case (anointed), my only spiritual head and Master, is Christ (Matt.23:8,10; Eph.1:22; 5:23; Rev.19:7). In my flesh I am joined to my marriage mate (Mark10:8). Regarding all things of this life in the flesh, I am in subjection to my husband.
In my spirit, I am joined to my Lord (1Cor.6:17; John17:21). Regarding all things spiritual; both in this life and the one to come, I am in subjection to The Christ.

I hope that this clarifies the position of an anointed married woman.
Regarding the supposed subjection the anointed are to have under a so-called "governing body", I must respond as did the apostle Paul....
Gal.1:15,16,17,11,12,20,10,1,8; 1Cor.7:23; Matt.4:10; Col.3:24
(1Cor.15:24; Mark10:42,43,44)

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Friday, December 21, 2012

Accepting Titles


Hello Sister Pearl,
 I know that JW's don't use the title of Rev. (Reverend) when addressing each other while other church's do. What are your thoughts on this? Are there scriptural reasons for one not to be addressed as Rev.?
 Thank you.

REPLY:


I think it likely that you would agree, that the definition of being a "Christian", is to be a person who follows the example and teachings of Jesus Christ.

Jesus said:
“But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have only one Master and you are all brothers. And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. Nor are you to be called ‘teacher,’ for you have one Teacher, the Christ. The greatest among you will be your servant. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the kingdom of heaven in men’s faces. You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. You love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have men call you ‘Rabbi.’  (Matt.23:8-13,7)

Can you discern the principle here? What does Jesus teach us about titles?

Who should determine if we deserve to be "revered"?
This is what the title "Reverend" means. It means that we believe that person to be worthy of being revered.
Here is the definition of revered...

Synonyms:
 hallowed, revered, reverend, sacred, venerated

Related Words:
 honorable, reputable, respectable; considered, esteemed, honored, respected, reverenced; admirable, distinguished, estimable, redoubtable, worthy; good, moral, noble, righteous

Is it really up to us to take or bestow such a title?
John7:18 reads:
"He who speaks on his own does so to gain honor for himself, but he who works for the honor of the one who sent him is a man of truth; there is nothing false about him."

Matt.23:12 reads:
"For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."

Luke14:7-11 reads:
"When Jesus noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable: “When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for a person more distinguished than you may have been invited. If so, the host who invited both of you will come and say to you, ‘Give this man your seat.’ Then, humiliated, you will have to take the least important place. But when you are invited, take the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up to a better place.’ Then you will be honored in the presence of all your fellow guests. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

God and Christ are the only ones who deserves our "veneration".
Even Jesus said:
"Why do you call me good?" Jesus answered. "No one is good--except God alone." Mark10:18

He also said:
"So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty." Luke17:10

Because of Matt.22:36-38, which reads:
"“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”
Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment.".....

....It would seem that after we give all that we are, and all that we have, to God;
there is nothing left to give to men.
Is that not righteous and true...that we give all honor, glory, admiration, AND veneration,
to God, and not to men? (Even less so, to ourselves)

Genuine Christians look to Christ and his teachings to guide them in their practices.
1Peter2:21 reads:
"To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow his steps closely."
How can we follow in Jesus' steps when it comes to the bestowing of Titles?
The Bible tells us:
 "Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the torture stake, scornful shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart." (Heb.12:2,3) (see also John13:14-17 and Gal.3:13)

Did Jesus seek honor for himself?
Or did he rather bear the shame of sin, though a sinless man?
We are told to bear the same injustice, rather than to seek glory in this world.
Matt.5:10,11 reads:
"Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you."

We see clearly here, that it is not those who receive honor from men that will be rewarded....
but those who unjustly suffer the same indignities that Christ did.
Even while Christ was with his own disciples,
he humbled himself. Mark10:45

 John13:12,13,14,15,16,17

1Pet.5:6 reads:
"Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time."

Yes....IN DUE TIME....not now.
For now, we are to "humble ourselves" under the only hand that deserves all subjection, honor and glory.

When Jesus describes which of his slaves are rewarded in the life to come, he portrays them...
NOT as men who have already honored themselves or one another....
but as men that wait for Jesus himself to judge and honor them...when he returns.
(see Matt.25:19,20,21)

Now I must tell you, that although Jesus taught us to lower ourselves and not to accept glorifying titles.....
"Jehovah's Witnesses" ARE GUILTY OF THIS.
They may not use the title "Reverend", but they do use the titles of "elder", "overseer", Pioneer", etc.
all of which bestow undeserved honor. To learn FROM THE BIBLE who deserves to be called an "older man" and "overseer", is to realize that those who carry these titles, do so without scriptural backing. They may believe that they fulfill the scriptural qualifications (1Tim.3:1-9) for these titles, but they believe so in their ignorance. They do not dig deep enough into the Bible, to see who these "overseers" really are (1Pet.5:2; Deut.15:10; Isa.65:22). The word "pioneer" or "governing body" is not in the Bible (Gal.1:15,16,17,11,12; Mark10:42,43), nor their designations, nor their positions (Matt.6:1,2,3,4).

I hope I have clearly and fully answered your question, addressing it solidly, through the scriptures.
Thank you for it, because the scriptures cited are good for us all to remember.
I wish you the best in your search for truth,
and an accurate knowledge, leading to life (John17:3,17)
Pearl
(pearl-titles.blogspot.com)

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Thursday, December 20, 2012


An I.M. between me and a reader

QUESTIONS:

We know that our old personality was impaled with Christ Jesus as Romans 6:6 puts it but Ephesians 4:22 says "that you should put away the old personality..." And Colossians 3:9 says "strip off the old personality..."
Is Paul talking to two different groups here now??? One being in Romans as one and in Ephesians and Colossians as different other? Cause I know once a person receives a circumcision of the heart is part of that old personality being strip off, I know that. Does these have anything related to Ephesians 2:15,16,17; Eph.2:18 the two persons his talking about that's why there's two different persons I'm seeing ???
That makes me think of one given the white robe the one being circumcision from the heart. The other cleaning their robe ones not circumcised from the heart.
That makes "two people's" as Ephesians 2:15,16,17,18 puts it. What do you think?
Rev 6:11 "given to them" Rev.7:9,13 "dressed in white robes" "they have washed their robe and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. 15 That is why they are before the throne of God; and they are rendering him sacred service day and night in his temple; and the One seated on the throne will spread his tent over them."

REPLY:

The "two peoples" are both joined together to become parts of the same "body", Christ (1Cor.12:12,18; Eph.4:4,16; Eph.2:21; 1Pet.2:5).
Those two groups are fleshly Jews and fleshly Gentiles.
When each race becomes anointed, and all have their hearts circumcised, they all become SPIRITUAL Jews. All those belonging to Christ's body are spiritual Jews, regardless of their fleshly nationality. In this way, Christ did away with the enmity and separation that formerly was between Jews and Gentiles (Eph.2:14). They are now all united as spiritual Jews by means of faith and spirit (Gal.3:14,8,7,26,27,28,29; Rom.2:28,29) Being a physical Jew no longer mattered (Rom.4:14; Gal.5:6; 3:28; 6:15; 2Cor.5:17; Col.3:11; Acts.10:15,34,35).

The stripping off of the old personality, and Jesus impaling our sinful flesh to his torture stake....does not cause a transformation aside from our free will.
Jesus opened the way to become new...a new creation....with a new personality that lived by spirit and not by the flesh. (Rom.8:9,14; 1John3:24; Gal.5:16-26)
That opened door is not enough, unless we walk through that door. It is up to us to work in harmony with spirit, so that we no longer practice sin, but rather become full grown in Christ. (Gal.5:16; Eph.4:13) Our new personality is not without work on our part (Luke13:24; 21:36).

Regarding Rev. and the white robes....those differing scriptures do not point to two different groups, nor two different events. They point to two different requirements....the ransom of the lamb, and the righteous acts of the holy ones (Rev.19:8; 5:9,10; 6:9,11; 7:10; 12:11). The white robes are granted on the basis of both requirements.

What do you think Rev.7:9,13 means?
Who are the only ones that can fulfill Rev.7:15?
Did you see where the Great Crowd are working, in Rev.7:15?
Who are the only ones who are allowed to "render sacred service day and night in His temple" and have that service be acceptable?

Please read 2Chron.23:6,7; 1Pet.2:5; 1Cor.3:16,17; Eze.44:15,16; Num.3:10
Please read those scriptures, and please let me know who the Bible says the Great Crowd is.
Rev.7:14 will help you. It says that they are in "white robes" (Rev.19:8; 6:11).
It also tells us what period of time they are from.
Rev.7:15 will also help (1Pet.2:5; Num.3:10).


So you see that those rendering service in the temple are priests...good. Who are the priests of the temple? Yes, the anointed (Rev.5:9,10; 1Pet.2:9,10). The great crowd are anointed ones. They are the same as the rest of the 144000. There are not two different groups. The "Great Crowd" are a part of the 144000....the ones who come through the Great Tribulation in the time of the end...the "remnant" of God's people. The 144000 are ALL the anointed. The Great Crowd are a part of them....like a piece of pie.
They are special because they are the ones from the end of the world.
Please let me know if all your questions from today are answered.

Yes, the context of 2Chron. IS interesting!
Like today, the leaders of Israel replaced Jehovah's chosen priests. (2Chron.13:9). (see also Eze.44:6,7,8,9) Same as today. This is why we have to get out from under the apostasy, and not work in harmony with it's defiling of God's anointed Temple. (Matt.24:15,16)
The anointed leaders have replaced their fellow anointed priests, with spiritual Gentiles. These elders and overseers have not received a circumcision of the heart by Holy Spirit, as the anointed have (Rom.2:28,29) (Eze.44:9); yet they have been empowered by the doctrines of the GB, to replace the anointed priests as shepherds of God's anointed Congregation. To our Heavenly Father, it is a rebellious abomination to replace those hand-picked by God Himself, and bring these "uncircumcised" Gentiles into the sanctuary of the Almighty.
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The Last Harlot and her Beast

This article is for advanced students who have already read the basic articles in the right column. If you are new, you will still benefit. But for points you do not understand, supplemental links are provided within this article. Please be sure to read the scriptures as you come to them (they pop-up if you hover over them), in order to optimize understanding.

At the end, there is the last harlot (one) ruling over and persecuting God's anointed. This LAST Harlot to persecute the anointed (there have been many) you can read about at Rev.17:1. 
Rev.17:3,4,5,6 will show you that at the end, there is only one harlot sitting on the beast. 
The name "Babylon the Great" which she has on her forehead (Rev.17:5), is not her own name, but is the name of who she is a slave to (Rev.14:1,9; 13:16,17; 7:3; 9:4) 
(Mark-of-Beast)
Rev.20:4...continues..."and who had not received the mark upon their forehead and upon their hand..."; 
Rev.22:3,4; 2Cor.1:22; Ezek.9:4,6). 
The harlot is a servant/daughter of her mother, Babylon the Great, the "covenant of death" Isa.28:15.

All the slave Harlots of that Covenant (who have persecuted the chosen in covenant with God)...have sat on a "Gentile" beast and used it to kill... one Harlot at a time.
(Rev.17:6; 18:24; Matt.23:34-37)
There have been more than one harlot under the covenant of death...all of those harlots through time, are her daughter(more than one harlot). (Rev.17:5)
That "mother" covenant of death, actually started in Eden (Gen.2:17). Adam and Eve were originally in a Covenant with God (Gen.1:26,28; 3:3) which covenant they broke (Gen.3:11,24; Hosea6:7). Now all their offspring, are under a mother covenant with Death, except those ransomed by Christ's blood, having come under a New Covenant/mother (Gal.4:24,26; Rev.12:1,2). 

Those redeemed can leave that New Covenant of Life, and thereby digress to the Covenant of Death, by betraying their mother for Satan's lies (Isa.28:15; Rev.9:1; 8:10,11). These are no longer "virgins" daughters (Rev.14:5,4; 1Pet.3:6; Isa37:22), but "harlots" (Rev.13:11; Matt.12:34; John8:44)... who are now under the Covenant of Death/Babylon the Great (Rev.17:5; Isa.28:15; Rev.17:18; 1:5).

Revelation depicts the last Harlot (who also has Babylon the Great AS HER MOTHER COVENANT), who is the GB over an organization of spiritual Gentiles (elders). Jehovah only considers anointed as spiritual "Jews"...having the circumcision of the heart by Holy Spirit (Rom.2:29; Gal3:29).

The unfaithful anointed who have taken the worldly power of Gentiles to dominate their anointed brothers (Mark10:42,43; Matt.23:8), decide to persecute their brothers with that power (Matt.24:49; Isa.66:5; John16:2; Rev.13:15), teach lies, and "kill" the prophets... are the last Harlot (Rev.17:5,6; 18:24; Matt.23:34,35,37) who imitates her sister harlots and mother covenant from whom she is "generated" (Matt.23:36). 
The Jewish religious leaders were considered by Christ, as one of the Harlot identities (Matt.23:34; Rev.17:6; Acts3:13; 10:39) (Isa.1:21; Jer.2:20).

Babylon the Great is the mother of ALL THE HARLOTS who have EVER persecuted the faithful anointed since they started...including the Pharisees.

In Revelation, Jesus is using symbolism to teach the anointed, that the unfaithful who rule us, are no longer our "brothers in Christ". 
They choose to enter a covenant with Satan! (Matt.4:9; Rev.9:1,11; 13:11,14-15,4; 19:20; 13:8,7) That covenant with Satan makes them harlots/daughters of Babylon the Great (1Cor.6:15,16), rather than virgin daughters of Jerusalem above (Gal.4:26; 2Cor.11:2). Other anointed who "fornicate" with her, also enter the covenant with death (Rev.17:2; 1Cor.6:15; Rev.17:12-13; 20:12,10).
("Who are the 'Kings of the Earth'?")

Babylon the Great is the Covenant with Death (Isa.28:14,15), but it's Harlot daughter does not realize that it's power of the abyss, will later turn around, and come against her (Isa.28:18,19; Rev.17:16). That same flood of locust-scorpions from the abyss of death (From Rev.9:2-3; Joel 2:1-2)...     
     (Organization of spiritual "Gentile" elders -counterfeit priests -LINK
     (pearl-disgustingthing.blogspot.com)
     ("What is "Jew" / "Gentile'?")
...it's agents who carry the flood of demonic deceptions (Rev.12:15; 16:13; 2Chron.18:21; 2Thess.2:9) will soon turn on THEM also (Rev.17:16; Isa.28:19). The abyss is the spiritual domain of Satan... from which issues the power of lies, deception, and death. 
(see pearl-revelation9.blogspot.com )
Authority over it, is represented by holding the key to it. Accepting that key from Satan, is to enter the Covenant with death, with the devil (Rev.9:1).
("Who has a Key to the Abyss?")
That "Key" (authority and power) can be used to imprison persons there and unleash it's power of darkness, corruption, and death. The key can be used to unleash Satan and his demons, and all the powerful portents of their inspired utterances of deception, with them (Rev.16:13-16; 1Tim.4:1; Rev.20:7).
Jesus Christ also has a key to the abyss (Rev.1:18; 20:1-3). He has authority and power, to release persons from spiritual darkness and death (Heb.2:14; Col.1:13), or to banish those who belong to and deserve to be there, according to the justice of God (John12:31; Luke8:31; 1Pet.3:19).

To share in Satan's power and authority over false teachings, persecution and deceiving of the unsealed faithful, and death; is a great sin for those who had been Chosen ones (Rev.8:10-11; Matt.24:45,48-51).
Those who enter this Covenant with Satan and his abyss,
were already warned by Christ to love their brothers (John13:34,35), or else be considered murderers and Satan's seed (1John3:14,15; John8:44). 
(Harlot daughters have as spiritual parents...Satan and Babylon the Great. These harlots used to be virgins of Jesus and the New Covenant of life. (2Cor.11:2,3; 1Cor.6:15,16) (Gal.4:26,24,31).
 The beast has Satan's "physical" traits, because they are also his seed. (seven heads and ten horns) Rev.13:1; 12:3; Rev.9:11; 2Thess.2:3

They are the elders that disfellowship the faithful anointed, hating and "killing" them as the GB wants them to....all because the faithful have Jehovah's favor...and are loyal to truth ...instead of loyal to the GB and it's Beast (1John3:10,11,12; Rev.20:4).

The "Disgusting things/abominations of the earth" (Rev.17:5) are all the abominations, blasphemies, and objects of idolatry that the anointed leaders have placed in Jehovah's temple (Ezek.8:5,6,7,8,9,10,12;  Rev.17:3,5; 13:1) among the anointed (1Cor.3:16; 2Thess.2:4). 
This is a symbol of the lies the wicked steward is teaching the anointed; about Jehovah, Jesus, and the 144000; 
as well as them demanding worship for both the Organization's spirit-directed Image, and the spiritual "Gentiles" that wield it's blashphemous authority and power (Rom.1:25; Jer.13:25; 2Thess.2:11), and whose strength, the Harlot relies upon (Jer.17:5; Isa.31:1,2,3; Rev.9:3,7,9)
She rides the Beast....rather than trusting and relying on Jehovah like Jesus taught them to (Prov.3:5,6; Psalm20:6,7; John16:23,24,27; Ps.9:10; Isa.33:2; 40:10,11).
They do not want to do that, because they want power, pride and riches while in Satan's world (1Cor.4:8; Matt.6:24; 4:8,9; Rev.17:15,18; 1:5; 5:10; 2Pet.2:1; Rev.17:1,2; 2:20,21,22; 2Cor.11:2,3,4; 1Tim.4:1; Rev.16:13,14). 
Waiting for their reward in God's Kingdom is not good enough for them (Matt.6:19,20,21; Heb.11:10). That path of waiting for the reward of their master (Matt.25:23; Luke14:26,27), means that Satan and his world will hate them (John17:14; 16:33) instead of it's blessing which they want to enjoy now (Matt.4:8,9; Rev.13:7; 17:18).
(pearl-kingsofearth.blogspot.com)

The "sea" is Satan's domain/abyss (Isa.57:20; Eph.4:14; Isa.60:5). He is Leviathan (Psalm74:14; Job.41:1,34; Ezek.29:3,4) who is over Babylon the Great's death-dealing dark "smoke"/poisoned "waters" (Rev.17:1,15; 8:10,11; Isa.27:1; 57:20; Ezek.32:2,3,7,8; Joel2:10; Isa.13:10; 34:4; Mark13:24,25; Rev.8:12; 9:2,11). 
(pearl-leviathan.blogspot.com)

Jehovah owns the harvest of the vine (Jesus the vine, the anointed are the branches (John15:5)...and the FRUIT is both teachings, and those saved by them (Matt.12:33); (just as the "grapes" in the winepress of God's anger, are spiritual poison and those drugged by it (Jer.25:29,30; 2:21; Deut.32:32; Rev.14:19; 18:3,4). 
(pearl-winepress.blogspot.com)

Babylon the Great's "waters", are also both Teachings and the people who believe them.  (Rev.17:1,15; 8:11)
People and teachings either have Jesus over them...or Satan over them.
The "sea"/"abyss" is where the Gentiles/Beast/locust scorpions come from (Rev.9:2,3; Rev.11:7). The Wild Beast IS from the sea (Rev.13:1). At the same time, from the Abyss (Rev.11:7) The Organization of elders are NOT ANOINTED, just as the Wild Beast made of locust/scorpions are NOT ANOINTED. These are the same. The Abyss/sea/pit/deep are also, all the same. In the spirit realm, it is also Satan's mouth of lies and death. (1Pet.5:8)
Those "Gentiles" born from it, are not spiritual Israelites. Yet these are now ruling in God's Temple! (Ezek.44:6,7,8,9; Dan.11:31; Lam.1:10; 2Chron.13:9; 2Thess.2:4; Rev.13:7,8) This "locust" swarm, spiritually desolates the "land" with it's stinging lies, consuming any "green thing" capable of eternal life (Joel1:4; Rev.9:3,4,7; 7:3; 8:7) after the anointed are done being sealed. Before they are sealed, they are also tormented by this brood (Rev.9:4,5,6). Jehovah allows it, to discipline them for their ignorant idolatry. Yet once repentant in "sackcloth" and sealed, these will be restored to their proper place (Rev.11:3; Joel2:25; Nahum2:2; Jer.30:18; Isa.51:9,10,11,12; 59:20,21). Those locusts will turn on those apostate anointed leaders (Jer.51:13,14; Rev.17:16)
These locusts/scorpions/Wild Beast, ruling over his chosen priests, is what Jehovah thinks is the "disgusting thing in a Holy Place" (Matt.24:15). It is Satan's spawn under the direction of fallen anointed "Wormwood"...ruling over all his anointed sons/priests.
When we recognize this, we are told by him, to FLEE! (Matt.24:16; Rev.18:4) Only when you come out from under Satan's decoy Kingdom, ruled by Satan's seed, can you hope to become sealed! (Rev.9:13,14; 12:15)
Do you understand these things? If it is hard, pray! It means your life!

The reason that the Wild Beast has seven heads and ten horns (Rev.13:1; 17:3), is because these are Satan's seed...they imitate their father (John8:44)...Satan has given them his power and traits (Rev.13:2) 
(Satan also has 7 heads and ten horns. See Rev.12:3.
The heads of the Beast each stand for a king that has ruled (Rev.17:9,10 -- seven is symbolic).

The reason why one of the Beast's heads had a "death stroke", is well known. Remember what the Organization teaches about the "death stroke" that the GB received in Spring 1918 (see the Revelation book, page 169)? 
They say this fulfills the "two witnesses". That is a lie. The two witnesses are at the very end of Satan's world....NOT 100 years ago! That is easy to prove. It is part of the 1914 lie. The kingdom was not born at the beginning of the labor pains, but will be, at the end of them (Matt.24:8; Rev.12:2).
(pearl-laborpains.blogspot.com)

The "death stoke" was "healed" for the GB in Sept.1919....if you look in the Rev. book, page 169, paragraph 23,24; you will see this claim of being "healed/revived". They say it fulfills the "two witnesses", but the real recovery of the two witnesses, is when they are resurrected to heaven at the end (Rev.11:11,12). You know this has not yet occurred.
This "death-stroke" and "revival" is that head on the Beast (Rev.13:3).

The elder you asked about being appointed by Holy Spirit did not give you the answer most elders give. Acts 20:28 has long been used by the Organization to declare the elders as "appointed by Holy Spirit". (This verse was talking about the anointed). Now that this lie has been exposed and proven wrong, are they trying to change it?
(http://pearl-whowasthetwelfthapostle.blogspot.com/ )

The GB doesn't care how many partake or are genuine. They do not talk to, use, or care about the other anointed (unless one of them becomes a threat to their authority). They have declared themselves God's only anointed slaves...capable of proving "faithful and discreet". Have you yet not heard their "new light", that they alone are the "faithful and discreet slave"? Do you not yet perceive the "wicked steward", who beats his fellows (Luke12:42,45,46; Rev.17:6; Isa.47:8,9; Rev2:23,22; 18:7; Zeph.2:15)?

Are not the elders the ones who "teach you", each time you go to a meeting? Who do you have to get the approval of before you can get baptized...or even before you can partake? Who decides if you are "apostate" or not? Who are the spiritual "shepherds"? Who throw you out, if you do not bow to their authority?
Don't you see who rules in each congregation for the Organization? Is it the anointed priests of Jehovah? OPEN YOUR EYES.

If you tell an elder that you (like Paul Gal.1:15,16,20) get "training" and spiritual education from the "heavens above" (1John2:27,28) and not from the Organization....
you will be disfellowshipped! (by the elders John16:2)....They will say that you do not recognize "the channel that Jehovah is using"....which means, THEM....the Gentiles! WAKE UP! 
(2Chron.13:9; Lam.1:10; Eze.44:8; Rev.11:2)

If you want to know if my witness about the Truth of the Bible was accepted in my Congregation,
You can read the letter I sent them... http://pearl-farewell.blogspot.com
as well as my posts at 4W from (Apr.2012). (1Tim.4:1; 2Tim.4:3,4; Matt.24:24,25; Rev.8:10,11; Rev.13:15,17)
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Sunday, December 16, 2012

SOME QUESTIONS:


I have read two different applications of this scripture Rev 9:4. One is on your blog about the serpent disgorging water from it's mouth and the earth coming to the aid. Here you say this is after all the wheat are threshed and in the store house. Rev 9:4 -6 states that these who are not sealed get  tormented 5 months . And you further say that the woman is devoid of any anointed at this point. However on your blog about who Apollyon and Abadon  you say this same scripture is depicting the attack on those who haven't yet received the sealing and is linked to their tribulation. That is how I read it.
(http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2012/12/earth-swallows-satans-river-rev1216.html)

I do believe these are the unsealed but this is before they are taken to the store houses. It precedes the untieing of the angels at the Euphrates and  the plagues that follow must give opportunity for repentance or it would not be stated that these did not repent of the work of their hands. Rev 9:24 Why would it be said they did not repent if they were not going to benefit if they did?  Any way maybe you could clarify. Are they sealed at the point of Rev 9:4 are they still suffering tribulation? Thank you.

REPLY:



Rev.9:4:
"They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any plant or tree, but only those people who did not have the seal of God on their foreheads."

This test is not for any but those invited who are yet unsealed.

Rev.9:5,6:
"They were not allowed to kill them but only to torture them for five months. And the agony they suffered was like that of the sting of a scorpion when it strikes. 6 During those days people will seek death but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will elude them."
Rev.9:14:
"It said to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, 'Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates.'".

You say that you believe that I teach that all wheat are in the storehouse when the locust-scorpions "harm" the unsealed men of Rev.9:4.

As best as I can recall, I do not believe nor teach that, but I don't understand why you have drawn that conclusion about my teaching. If you know where there is such a quote, can you please send it's location to me? 
I will try to understand your question, and respond. Perhaps you have over-simplified?

Rev.9:4 shows...not the condition of all anointed... but the condition of each anointed, previous to becoming sealed.
They do not all become sealed at once.
There is a period of time however, that no anointed are awake or faithful (Matt.25:5; Eze.22:30). Rev.9:4 is true of all, only for a time...and it is still true for other unsealed, after the first ones have been released and sealed.

Some today believe that if something is hard to understand...then it must not be true. Yet even in the first century, anointed had difficulty understanding deep things, for a variety of reasons (John16:12; Heb.5:11; 2Pet.3:16) 
Despite this, I hope to help you to understand something a bit complicated, by means of an illustration. The nature of this is complicated due to Satan's "deep things" and how he is working (Rev.2:24,10,9).

Imagine that a man has a terminal illness, but he does not know it. While he is in ignorance, he feels happy and secure despite twinges of pain. 
In a sense, he faces three plagues. The first is his actual illness. The second is his gaining knowledge about his dire straits. The third is the painful treatment which is necessary, in order to make him fully well again. This is how the end plays out for all the "men", and the "earth", "trees" and "green things".

ALL God's people are under the plague of the Locust-Scorpions (the Wild Beast/spiritual Gentiles). This is such a masterful deception of Satan (Matt.24:24,25; 2Thess.2:9,10), that they do not realize that while in subjection to these, they are kept prisoner under the Covenant of Death, "Babylon the Great". (This corresponds to the time of ignorance of the terminally ill man.)
Subjection to these Locust-Scorpions/Wild Beast and their lies... means death. While the "earth", "trees" and other "green things" are ignorant of their spiritual peril.... they are free of the second and third plague... (facing the reality of their fatal disease, and the painful treatment that is required in order to survive).
To explain...
Rev.9:4 tells these Locust-Scorpions NOT TO HARM the grass of the earth, plant or tree, BUT ONLY these unsealed.

This symbolic verse involves three truths.

1. The Greek word for "harm", literally means "to treat unrighteously".
    It is "unrighteous" to "sting" the invited holy ones (lovers of truth) with
    death-dealing lies, and subject them to spiritual "Gentiles" 
    (see pearl-disgustingthing.blogspot.com).
    When this verse tells us that the "earth, grass, plants, and trees" are 
    not to be "treated unrighteously"...
    this is because it is not "unrighteous" to give these ones what they do 
    deserve and desire, for accepting the lies 
    and for taking pleasure in "unrighteousness".
    To clarify...
    If the "earth, grass, plants, and trees" want to be stung, then it is not
    unrighteous to sting them.
    The Bible reveals that this is the case (2Thess.2:10,11; Rev.13:3,4,6,8).

2. The reason why the only ones tormented by the Locust-scorpions are 
    the "unsealed men", is revealed to us at 2Pet.2:8.
    The unsealed men are tormented in the same way as Lot. They know 
    first-hand of the unrighteousness of those oppressing God's sons, 
    together with the rest of the flock. They see Christ's lambs being 
    skinned and thrown about, by an authority and power that is not of 
    God at all, but of the wicked one (2Thess.2:9; Rev.13:2,4).
    We are told at Rev.9:6, that those tormented "seek death"...
    "longing for it"; but death "flees from them" and they 
    "cannot find it". Due to being spiritually asleep, the unsealed 
     try so hard to accept their fatal subjection to the veiled and disguised 
     lies of Satan (resulting in their deaths); But Holy Spirit does 
     not allow it. These "cannot find" a valid scriptural basis to accept the
     brutality, pride, and unjust wickedness they see being displayed 
     before them. This is because, (unlike the earth, trees, and green things),
     they love the Truth.

3. The "harming" of the rest, is later brought to light by the four angels 
    that are untied. (Just as the ignorant man feels happy and secure while 
    in ignorance, he is for a time, protected from the knowledge and the 
    necessary painful cure). In the same way, the "earth and green things"
    remain protected for a time, from the judgement due those no longer 
    ignorant. The untied angels bring the tribulation to the rest 
    (earth, trees, green things), by exposing the truth about the 
    locust-scorpions, and the toxic effect their "sting" of death is having. 
    This exposure brings that testing tribulation to the rest. 
    Now the "rest" (earth, trees, grass, plants) will have to be separated
    through the same sifting tribulation, which the "four angels" have just
    finished with themselves. Now the "harm" and torment caused by the 
    Locust-Scorpions reaches all other lovers of Truth that might yet 
    be present within the "earth, trees, and green things".
    I will try to make this clearer...

Rev.7:2,3 says, 

"Then I saw another angel coming up from the east, having the seal of the living God. He called out in a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm the land and the sea: “Do not harm the land or the sea or the trees until we put a seal on the foreheads of the servants of our God.” 

Here we are told that Jesus commands the four released angels to first focus on the rest of the unsealed anointed,
to bring in the final number with him (Rev.6:9,10,11), (Just as Jesus first focused on those in Covenant -Matt.15:24; 22:2,3,4,5,6) and to give these who claim to be Jehovah's chosen priests, the opportunity to prove it... 
by taking their stand for Him, and by repenting of their idolatry to the Beast and False Prophet.
As these are also released from Satan's river "Euphrates" (Rev.9:14; 12:15; 16:12; 11:6), they join the forces 
of the faithful witnesses, depicted in Rev.9:15,16,17,18,19; 11:3,4; 19:11,14,15. 

Rev.19:15 is very important. It contains details
of this warfare and the events taking place which are contained in this entire posting...
Jesus is "striking" those who claim to follow God, with "the long sword of this mouth". All this has deep meaning...
"striking" (Prov.20:30; 17:10,11; 27:6; Psalm141:5) with a long sword (Heb.4:12). It is "long" because such a "long" sword in battle, outreaches any resistance from an enemy. "And he will rule them with a rod of iron" means that Jesus is exposing the "iron" of the "feet" of the "Image" of Daniel (Prov.10:13; Dan.2:33,34; Psalm2:9; Isa.8:9; 60:12; Dan.8:25; Zech.4:6; 12:3; Rev.9:9)... and allowing it to rule his unsealed anointed to discipline them. Those who refuse Christ's discipline (Heb.12:6; Psalm3:112)....
those not released from lies as a result of this divine rebuke (by choice), are the ones who "do not repent" (Rev.2:16,21,22; 9:20,21; 16:9,11).



The "earth, trees, grass and plants" (which includes the unsealed anointed "trees" Isa.61:3; 1Cor.3:9) are then all faced with the reality of their peril. These were mislead into believing that they had "peace and security" (Micah3:5; Jer.6:14; 8:14; 14:13,14,15; 23:17; Eze.13:10,16; 1Thess.5:2,3,4). 
Eyes opened... they are now caught in the middle of the war-field of Armageddon, between those warring for truth and those warring for deception (Gen.3:15; Rev.12:7,17; 19:11,14). 
Rev.16:14 reads, 
"For they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty." We are being told that demonic frog-like expressions, cause the anointed Kings to assemble in the plain of decision. 

The "earth", "Trees" and "green things" also face this decision of who they will worship, due to these same demonic lies. 
The "manifestation" of Christ will bring these plagues to light.
These must now choose which side they will take (Zech.14:4,8; Exo.32:26,29).
Some will realize the situation, and be fully aware of their choice (James4:17; Luke12:47; Deut.25:2). Others will make that choice based on their heart condition, and not be fully conscious of the side they are taking (Prov.4:19; 1Cor.3:18; 8:2; John11:10).

Not all anointed are sealed at the same time. Once the four angels are released (at Rev.9:14), they are no longer a part of the "earth". When released, they go off to release yet others (Isa.61:1,2; Luke4:18,19; Matt.22:8,9,10; 25:6). These work to expose the original plague of the locust-scorpions in an effort to bring to repentance, any possible (2Thess.2:3,8).

By exposing the death-dealing sting of the Organization's representatives (as well as their false authority to dominate) (1Cor.15:55; Rev.9:7; 13:15,16,17; 2Thess.2:4; Rev.2:2; 6:6; 13:17); the next "plague" is released 
(The illustration of the man's realization of his deadly disease). 

Now the "earth", "trees" and "green things" are also exposed to the tribulation/testing/sifting (Rev.7:3). Rev.7:3 is not speaking of a time frame, but of a priority. 
This exposure of "the earth and the works in it" (2Pet.3:7,10; Isa.24:19; Rev.16:15), is only the "plague" of Truth/spirit/fire (as the man finding out about his illness). But that truth is not evil in itself. The real plague is the death-dealing "sting" of Satan's agents and realizing one's captivity to it (Rev.13:9,10). Once exposed, a "plague" of knowledge ensues, and once truth has been put within reach... time has run out for ignorance. Each and every person must make their choice of worship (Luke21:35; Joel3:11,12,14,16; Rev.14:7). All choices will be according to one's heart and free will, whether that choice is conscious or not (Rev.13:3; 7:10; 20:4).

So at the point that the 4 angels are released to ride forth for truth (Rev.6:1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8; 14:6,7,8,9,10,11,14), not all wheat is in the storehouse, but the distinction between the "earth" and "heavens" has been made. In fact, this separating has been occurring since the anointed generation began it's procession of "virgins" under the "bride"/Covenant in the first century (John4:35,23; Matt.9:38; Isa.49:18; Psalm45:14). 
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But the book of Revelation takes us to the final battle....the "remaining one's" of the woman's seed...the conclusion of these matters....during the time when the last of the "woman's" seed are "bruised in the heel"; and the last of Satan and his seed, are "bruised in the head" Gen3:15; Rev.12:8,9; 20:9,10,11,12....receiving the deadly blow of Jehovah's final condemnation.

I hope you can see that the woman, is not "devoid of any anointed at this point".
The woman has been conceived with a growing child, since Pentecost.
When the 4 angels ride forth with Christ, they assist in gathering to him all those willing to give God glory and credit for salvation (Rev.7:10; 14:7)....of both those anointed who become sealed, and those who receive them (Matt.10:40,41,20
Try to perceive that each anointed one matures at a different pace. 
Not all are sealed at once.
Anointed have been "growing together" (Matt.13:30) and being tested by Satan during their own lifetime (and passing or failing), since the time of Christ. 

The book of Revelation is like a child's book, explaining in simplified terms and symbolism, the basic things all need to know to remain standing when Christ's presence is manifested (2Thess.2:8; 1John2:28; Isa.11:4; 30:28; Matt.16:27; 1Cor.1:28; 2Thess.1:9; 2:3; 1Tim.6:14; 2Tim.1:10; 4:1,8; Titus2:13; Rev.3:19,20,21; Matt.10:23; 24:3,27; 26:64; Mark8:38; 13:26; Luke9:27; John8:51; Luke21:22; Acts1:11; 1Cor.15:23; James5:7; 1John2:28) (which I suppose could be an additional article). 

God tells the prophets first (Amos3:7; Rev.11:3) (http://4womaninthewilderness.blogspot.com/2012/12/what-is-prophet-my-reply-to.html)... what is threatening their faithfulness, life and reward... what they are doing wrong... what Satan is doing and how, and who he is using... from where their salvation will come... what they need to do to be found awake and busy ...and the comfort they need to solidify their faith.

These things will be perceived...
 first by the prophets (Rev.9:13; Matt.25:6) and then all those who comprise the 4 angels (Rev.9:14; Matt.25:9,10)
(who are "released" from Satan's river "Euphrates"), 
(which he has "disgorged from his mouth").
These are the first ones, to make up, the material "woman" seen on earth.
Remember, the "woman" was initially a "promise" in heaven (Rev.12:1; Gal.4:26).
For those alive on earth who are the last to be sealed;
They become her...these have had this "promise" in heaven, fulfilled. The Bride has been completed...
her living members on earth now represent her. The "remaining ones of her seed" ARE a part of the son she has already borne, who was sealed in heaven.
(Here are two questions from another reader. I think the answer to his second question will help you with these deep things. 
These things are not as simple and clear cut as the illustrations in Revelation.
But they are fully depicted within that symbolism.
It is un-natural for us as physical humans, to see these things in their true spiritual symbolism.
We apply our own physical sense of timing to these things. But they are really written according to 
the spiritual justice of God...layer upon layer...not in a chain of progressive events.

In reference to your other question....
Those who do "not repent", are those who remain unfaithful,
even after the 4 angels expose the need to repent. 
Those who refuse to repent, are not those about to be sealed,
but those who remain a part of the Harlot or Beast...those who refuse to 
"get out of Babylon the Great", the covenant of death. (Rev.18:4)
This includes, not only the unfaithful anointed...but all those who call themselves by Jehovah's name, undeservedly (Eze.36:22; Jer.25:29).
Those who DO repent, are fittingly seen "dressed in sackcloth" (Rev.11:3; Joel1:13; Luke10:13; Matt.11:10; Rev.6:12; Matt.24:30; Rev.1:7; Isa.59:20,21)


At Rev.9:4; those invited unsealed anointed are still suffering, due to their subjection to the Locust-Scorpions.
They believe that Jehovah is behind this arrangement and that they are supposed to endure it.
Like Job, they do not realize that they are being tested by Satan (Job.1:21; James5:11).
Their release comes only after realizing that subjection to these, means death and idolatry on their part. (2Cor.11:20; Gal.5:1; 1Cor.7:23; Gal.1:10)
This "release" (Rev.9:14) does not happen to all anointed at once...
but those who learn of this truth first, are under obligation to declare Jehovah's impending judgement,
to any who might listen and repent (Rev.14:6,7,8,9,10,12). This is the period where all (anointed and not anointed) are either "taken" or "left/abandoned", based upon whether or not they accept the invitation to the marriage feast (Luke17:28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36,37; Matt.22:1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10).


After the initial "angels" are released, they go from suffering the painful deadly stings of the Locust-Scorpions,
to suffering the battle wounds of Armageddon...fighting for truth in the face of Satan and his angels. 
Satan and his angels do not stop fighting, just because they have been "cast down" (Rev.12:13,17).
This battle will rage until Jehovah sees that all have made their choice (Joel3:14,16,11,12).



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I apologize for being long-winded. I have a harder time being concise and clear when I am mentally exhausted.
I am happy that things are picking up with more readers writing me and asking for feedback;
but I really need to be 10 people LOL.
Please, after you have a chance to examine this explanation, I hope you will be kind enough
 to let me know where I have been neglectful or unclear.
If you can make your questions specific and clear,
it would be a great help.
Thanks,

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