411- the gathering, gospel armor, last trump

The Gathering

2 Thes 2:1-4   "Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus
Christ, and
by our gathering together unto
him
,"-1 Thes 4:16; Mt 24:31; Mk 13:27 "That ye
be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor
by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand."-Mt 24:4; Eph
5:6
"Let
no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come
a
falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;"-Rev
9:11; Mt 24:4; Dan 9:27
"Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called
God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God,
showing himself that he is God[pretending to be God/Christ]."-Is. 14:13;
Rev 13:6; 1 Cor 8:5

 

 

Matthew 13:24-30, 38-43

"The kingdom of
heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: But…his
enemy came and sowed tares[false brethren/false teachings]among the wheat"
"Wilt
thou then that we should go and gather them up?"
"But he
said,
Nay; lest while ye gather up
the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them."
"Let both
grow together until the harvest: and in the time of the harvest I will say to
the reapers,
Gather ye together first the
tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my
barn."
"The field is the world; the good seed are the children of
the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one."-Compare
John 8:44; Mark 16:15; Gen 3:15
"The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the
end of the world; and the reapers are the angels."
"As
therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the
end of this world."
"The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall
gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do
iniquity;"
"And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be
wailing and gnashing of teeth."-Cp. Rev 18:15-24; 17:15; Lk 13:24-28;
21:23-26; Hos 13:13-16; Mic 4:9-12; Jer 4:31; Jhn 5:43
"Then
shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Who
hath ears to hear, let him hear."

 

 

1 Cor 15:50-55

"Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God;
neither doth corruption inherit incorruption." Compare Mt 16:17; Jhn 3:3,
5
"Behold,
I show you a mystery, We shall not all sleep[die-natural, earthly death], but
we shall all be changed," Compare 1 Thes 4:15; Phil 3:21 "In a
moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and [1]the dead shall be
raised incorruptible, and [2]we shall be changed." Compare Zech 9:14
"For this
corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on
immortality."-Compare 2 Cor 5:4
"So
when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this
mortal[soul]shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the
saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy
sting? O grave, where is thy victory?"-Compare Hos 13:14

 

 

Eze 13:18  And say, Thus saith the
Lord GOD; Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs
upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! Will ye hunt the souls of my
people, and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you?
Eze 13:19  And will ye pollute me among my people
for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should
not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my
people that hear your lies?

Eze 13:20  Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD;
Behold, I am against your pillows, wherewith ye there hunt the souls to make
them fly, and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, even the
souls that ye hunt to make them fly.

Eze 13:21  Your kerchiefs also will I tear, and deliver my people out of
your hand, and they shall be no more in your hand to be hunted; and ye shall
know that I am the LORD.
Eze 13:22  Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad,
whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he
should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life:
Eze 13:23  Therefore ye shall see no more vanity, nor divine divinations:
for I will deliver my people out of your hand:
and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

 

 

John 17:5-17   "And
now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had
with thee before the world was."-Compare Heb 1:3; 2:14-18; Phil 2:6; Col
1:15
"I
have manifested thy name unto men which thou gavest me out of the world: thine
they were, and thou gavest them me; and they have kept thy word."-Cp. Rev
9:13-27
"Now they have know that all things whatsoever thou hast
given me are of thee. For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest
me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from
thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me. I pray for them: I pray
not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are
thine."-Cp. 1 John 5:19
"And all mine are thine, and thine are mine; and I am
glorified in them. And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the
world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom
thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are. While I was with them in
the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and
none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be
fulfilled."-Cp. Heb 2:13; 2 Pet 3:7; Ps. 109:7; Ezk 28:2, 9-10, 18-19
"And now
come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my
joy fulfilled in themselves.  I have given them thy word; and the world
hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the
world."-Cp. 1 Jhn 3:13
"I pray not that thou
shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from
the evil."
-Cp. Ezk 13:20 "They are not of the
world, even as I am not of the world. Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word
is truth."

 

 

Luk 21:12  But before all these,
they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into
prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name’s sake.
Luk 21:13  And it shall turn to you for a
testimony
.
Luk 21:14  Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what
ye shall answer:
Luk 21:15  For I will give you a mouth and
wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.


Luk 21:16  And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and
kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.
Luk 21:17  And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake.
Luk 21:18  But there shall not an hair of your
head perish.

Luk 21:19  In your patience possess ye your souls.
Luk 21:20  And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then
know that the desolation thereof is nigh.
Luk 21:21  Then let them which are in Judaea
flee
to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it
depart out; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto.
Luk 21:22  For these be the days of vengeance, that all things which are
written may be fulfilled.
Luk 21:23  But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give
suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath
upon this people.
Luk 21:24  And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led
away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles
be fulfilled.

Luk 21:25  And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in
the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and
the waves roaring;
Luk 21:26  Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those
things which are coming on the earth: for the powers
of heaven shall be shaken.

Luk 21:27  And then shall they see the Son of
man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.

Luk 21:28  And when these things begin to come
to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth
nigh.

Luk 21:29  And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig tree, and all the trees;
Luk 21:30  When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves
that summer is now nigh at hand.
Luk 21:31  So likewise ye, when ye see these
things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand.

Luk 21:32  Verily I say unto you, This
generation shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled.

Luk 21:33  Heaven and earth shall pass away:
but my words shall not pass away.

Luk 21:34  And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be
overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and
cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.  Cp. 1 Thes 5:1-10

Luk 21:35  For as a snare shall it
come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.
Luk 21:36  Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted
worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before
the Son of man.  Note the subject line:
surfeiting, drunkenness, cares of this life=snare

1Th 5:1  But of the times and the seasons,
brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you.

1Th 5:2  For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as
a thief in the night.
1Th 5:3  For when they shall say, Peace and
safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with
child; and they shall not escape.

1Th 5:4  But ye, brethren, are not in
darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.
1Th 5:5  Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we
are not of the night, nor of darkness.

1Th 5:6  Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be
sober.
1Th 5:7  For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken
are drunken in the night.
1Th 5:8  But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an
helmet, the hope of salvation.  Eph 6:11-20

1Th 5:9  For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation
by our Lord Jesus Christ,
1Th 5:10  Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live
together with him.  Note: whether alive or dead

Eph 6:11  Put on the whole armour of God,
that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of
the devil.

Eph 6:12  For we wrestle not against flesh and
blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the
darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

Eph 6:13  Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be
able to withstand in the evil day, and
having done all, to stand.
Eph 6:14  Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and
having on the breastplate of righteousness;
Eph 6:15  And your feet shod with the
preparation of the gospel of peace;

Eph 6:16  Above all, taking the shield of
faith
, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of
the wicked.
Eph 6:17  And take the helmet of salvation,
and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of
God:  Rev. 1:16; 12:17; 19:10

Eph 6:18  Praying always with all
prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all
perseverance and supplication for all saints;
Eph 6:19  And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open
my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
Eph 6:20  For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak
boldly, as I ought to speak.

Rev 1:16  And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth
went a sharp twoedged sword: and his
countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.

Rev 12:17  And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war
with the remnant of her seed, which keep the
commandments of God
, and have the
testimony of Jesus Christ
.

Rev 19:10  And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See
thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the
testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony
of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

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