New world order

This post is prompted by two recent comments, from two different commenters on two different issues. But their answer, it seems to me, is related.

I was asked, “Why wouldn’t Jesus say that evil would be forever dead instead of having this eternal fire to go to? Even if it was recognized as an exaggeration at the time, is not this caricature of a final death a scare tactic?”

Jesus’ words were not an exaggeration. Eternal fire is an apt metaphor for unquenchable, inexorable judgment. The eternal fire Jesus refers to emphasizes an irreversible judgment, a fire that doesn’t just last long enough to scorch or burn, but remains to consume completely and utterly.

Another important aspect to consider is that the judgment he’s referring to wasn’t to be the end of all things, either. It was tied to a specific event in history, now long past but with ongoing application. Anyone who’s read many of my eschatology posts will know where I’m going here. The Sheep and the Goats judgment was the start of something, not just the end of something. The fires haven’t stopped because there are still those who die at odds with God’s purpose for creation, but there are those who live to accomplish His will on the earth. Jesus was laying out a state of affairs that would begin with that judgment but, along with the world and its inhabitants, would continue for all time.

While the earth remains,
Seedtime and harvest,
And cold and heat,
And summer and winter,
And day and night
Shall not cease. (Gen 8.22)

Jesus wasn’t talking about the end of the world: he was talking about the beginning of a world order. The world order we see in Isaiah 2.2-5:

In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be raised above the hills; all the nations shall stream to it. Many peoples shall come and say, “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; that he may teach us his ways and that we may walk in his paths.” For out of Zion shall go forth instruction, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem. He shall judge between the nations, and shall arbitrate for many peoples; they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the Lord!

This where we get to the other commenter’s question. This passage in Isaiah should be familiar to us, but if it were it would certainly have informed us when we read Revelation 21.22-22.7:

I saw no temple in the city, for its temple is the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb. And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God is its light, and its lamp is the Lamb. The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it. Its gates will never be shut by day—and there will be no night there. People will bring into it the glory and the honor of the nations. But nothing unclean will enter it, nor anyone who practices abomination or falsehood, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s book of life. Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river is the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, producing its fruit each month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. Nothing accursed will be found there any more. But the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants will worship him; they will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. And there will be no more night; they need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and they will reign forever and ever.

And he said to me, “These words are trustworthy and true, for the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants what must soon take place.”

See, I am coming soon! Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.”

This isn’t heaven: it’s heaven on earth. We’re not having to wait until “heaven someday” to be able to behold the face of God without any intermediary; the New Covenant is already established and we may each personally interface with our God and serve Him with love, not fear. We are not blinded by the world and its problems, but have the light of the Kingdom lighting our way, if we would just make sure to keep our eyes on it.

You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything, but is thrown out and trampled under foot.

You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven. (Mat 5.13-16)

This is not a political system in which each person tries to dominate or force compliance over one another: it’s a personal system of voluntary submission to God and to each other. Living our lives with this example has proved effective for attracting many from outside the city, prompting them to say, “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; that he may teach us his ways and that we may walk in his paths.” Whenever Christians remember that they are exercising God’s authority in this world as co-regents with Jesus through their humility and imitation of our Lord, they are realizing his promise to inherit the earth and the Kingdom that came.

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  • Doug Moody

    Genesis 8:22 that you cited starts out stating “While the earth remains”

    Hmm. I am still coming to terms with the physical creation lasting “forever” Can you really say that the physical will last FOREVER!? I mean, no matter what one looks at in the creation, it is all subject to decay. Nothing is GAINING form. The entropy built into creation says it is winding down, not up! So, by what mechanism or upon what spiritual principle (or outright biblical statement) can I convince a futurist that the world will go on, worlds without end?

    Common sense and science says that our sun will burn out. Weather cycles may make the earth uninhabitable within a relatively short geological period.

    Mind you, I am not saying God couldn’t step in and fix all this with a flick of his finger – He could! But so far, He hasn’t to my knowledge done much to stop the natural decay of the physical processes. We are all headed towards an ecological disaster unless a strong hand from somewhere steps in.

    So do you believe such a thing will happen, or, do you think we will go to the brink os mass suicide before God must step in or bring an end to the physical?

    I don’ t have any answers. I am asking.

  • Doug Moody

    Genesis 8:22 that you cited starts out stating “While the earth remains”

    Hmm. I am still coming to terms with the physical creation lasting “forever” Can you really say that the physical will last FOREVER!? I mean, no matter what one looks at in the creation, it is all subject to decay. Nothing is GAINING form. The entropy built into creation says it is winding down, not up! So, by what mechanism or upon what spiritual principle (or outright biblical statement) can I convince a futurist that the world will go on, worlds without end?

    Common sense and science says that our sun will burn out. Weather cycles may make the earth uninhabitable within a relatively short geological period.

    Mind you, I am not saying God couldn’t step in and fix all this with a flick of his finger – He could! But so far, He hasn’t to my knowledge done much to stop the natural decay of the physical processes. We are all headed towards an ecological disaster unless a strong hand from somewhere steps in.

    So do you believe such a thing will happen, or, do you think we will go to the brink os mass suicide before God must step in or bring an end to the physical?

    I don’ t have any answers. I am asking.

  • Doug,

    That’s the objection my dad had when I explained to him my eschatology. My hunch is that there will be an “end of time” as far as the human race goes. God’s ability to perform the miraculous aside, I don’t know that the physical universe will literally extend forever (although centuries down the road, we’ll no doubt start some sort of interplanetary Völkerwanderung). The word “forever” in the sense of true perpetuity is not really given in Scripture – rather, it’s always “age to age” or the like. I don’t really doubt that there will be an end of nature, but we have no Scriptural reason to believe that it is eschatologically significant.

    But that said, I have every confidence that the reports of our imminent demise are greatly exaggerated. Doomsayers abound as ever, and they often contradict one another. Moreover, if human civilization continues to progress and exercise dominion, we don’t have any idea what kind of disaster we’ll be able to circumvent in the coming centuries. Whatever finishes off the human race, I doubt that it will be our fault.

    What say you to that? 🙂

  • Doug,

    That’s the objection my dad had when I explained to him my eschatology. My hunch is that there will be an “end of time” as far as the human race goes. God’s ability to perform the miraculous aside, I don’t know that the physical universe will literally extend forever (although centuries down the road, we’ll no doubt start some sort of interplanetary Völkerwanderung). The word “forever” in the sense of true perpetuity is not really given in Scripture – rather, it’s always “age to age” or the like. I don’t really doubt that there will be an end of nature, but we have no Scriptural reason to believe that it is eschatologically significant.

    But that said, I have every confidence that the reports of our imminent demise are greatly exaggerated. Doomsayers abound as ever, and they often contradict one another. Moreover, if human civilization continues to progress and exercise dominion, we don’t have any idea what kind of disaster we’ll be able to circumvent in the coming centuries. Whatever finishes off the human race, I doubt that it will be our fault.

    What say you to that? 🙂

  • Interesting discussion. Doug’s question leads me back to my own conviction that there is a coming event which will alter the physical landscape of the cosmos. Romans 8 speaks of a day, precipitated by faith coming to a state of maturity, when the decay principle (entropy) presently holding all creation bondage will come to an end. The Revelation passage Steve quotes speaks of a time when the sun (an entropic heat and light source) will no longer be necessary. There will be a new renewable energy source (the glory of God) which will never be exhausted supplying our physical earth with light (and heat?).

    The Romans 8 passage tells us that God imposed entropy upon his creation as a provisional (temporary) condition, one from which he has always intended to ultimately deliver it. This suggests to me that entropy was imposed with a purpose, a purpose which is fulfilled in a moment in time corresponding to the sons of God becoming manifest, i.e. people of faith crossing a threshold of corporate spiritual evolution, if you will.

    Steve, do you see entropy continuing for as long as this physical universe exists?

    Cliff Martin´s last blog post..Reasons: III. Markers of Intelligence

  • Interesting discussion. Doug’s question leads me back to my own conviction that there is a coming event which will alter the physical landscape of the cosmos. Romans 8 speaks of a day, precipitated by faith coming to a state of maturity, when the decay principle (entropy) presently holding all creation bondage will come to an end. The Revelation passage Steve quotes speaks of a time when the sun (an entropic heat and light source) will no longer be necessary. There will be a new renewable energy source (the glory of God) which will never be exhausted supplying our physical earth with light (and heat?).

    The Romans 8 passage tells us that God imposed entropy upon his creation as a provisional (temporary) condition, one from which he has always intended to ultimately deliver it. This suggests to me that entropy was imposed with a purpose, a purpose which is fulfilled in a moment in time corresponding to the sons of God becoming manifest, i.e. people of faith crossing a threshold of corporate spiritual evolution, if you will.

    Steve, do you see entropy continuing for as long as this physical universe exists?

    Cliff Martin´s last blog post..Reasons: III. Markers of Intelligence

  • Cliff,
    Don’t forget that entropy doesn’t mean “everything’s unravelling” – it isn’t: there are organizing principles in nature as well. Are we less orderly than our protozoan ancestors? Increasing disorder everywhere is not an empirically verified principle. Rather, the “law” of entropy refers only to decrease of thermal energy available to do work throughout a closed system in thermodynamics. I just don’t know how you can insist that Romans 8 refers to “entropy” in the scientific sense. Moreover, I highly doubt the possibility of life without entropy: death and decay are part of the natural circle of life.

    I remain unconvinced that we should read a literal interpretation into Romans 8. The idea of physical nature undergoing an overhaul would be a teaching wholly restricted to this one chapter of the Bible, not supported, as far as I am aware, in Jewish writings. The New Heavens and New Earth concept is demonstrably non-literal (comparing OT passages), and this may be the source material for Paul’s metaphor.

    Notice also that in Revelation 21 and 22, we don’t have an entirely new state of the universe, because there are still those outside the city:

    Blessed are those who wash their robes,​ so that they will have the right to the tree of life and may enter the city by the gates. Outside are the dogs and sorcerers and fornicators and murderers and idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood. (Rev 22.14-15)

    The nations still stream in from somewhere for healing from that same tree of life (22.2). “Entropy” as you are defining it apparently exists out there. Again, when read from the tradition of the OT prophets in which vein this was all written, Paul and John were not talking about an eschatological overhaul of nature but a highly symbolic paradisaical picture of a future earthly state of affairs.

    Although, as I mentioned to Doug, I do think that our race will gradually learn many of the deeper secrets of our universe and may be able to influence things in ways unfathomable by us (who would ever have predicted the atom bomb, or the cloaking material they’re making astounding headway on?). This is one reason I’m dedicated to seeing Christians embrace science. However much we influence the universe in coming millennia, I doubt we will be able to revise the laws of nature, and insofar as the second law of thermodynamics or general entropy influences the course of our future, we may well be helpless to prevent an eventual end to civilization. But as Oyarsa told Ransom, “A world is not made to last forever, much less a race.” Lewis also noted elsewhere, “Nature is mortal; we shall outlive her.” And that’s ok with me.

  • Cliff,
    Don’t forget that entropy doesn’t mean “everything’s unravelling” – it isn’t: there are organizing principles in nature as well. Are we less orderly than our protozoan ancestors? Increasing disorder everywhere is not an empirically verified principle. Rather, the “law” of entropy refers only to decrease of thermal energy available to do work throughout a closed system in thermodynamics. I just don’t know how you can insist that Romans 8 refers to “entropy” in the scientific sense. Moreover, I highly doubt the possibility of life without entropy: death and decay are part of the natural circle of life.

    I remain unconvinced that we should read a literal interpretation into Romans 8. The idea of physical nature undergoing an overhaul would be a teaching wholly restricted to this one chapter of the Bible, not supported, as far as I am aware, in Jewish writings. The New Heavens and New Earth concept is demonstrably non-literal (comparing OT passages), and this may be the source material for Paul’s metaphor.

    Notice also that in Revelation 21 and 22, we don’t have an entirely new state of the universe, because there are still those outside the city:

    Blessed are those who wash their robes,​ so that they will have the right to the tree of life and may enter the city by the gates. Outside are the dogs and sorcerers and fornicators and murderers and idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood. (Rev 22.14-15)

    The nations still stream in from somewhere for healing from that same tree of life (22.2). “Entropy” as you are defining it apparently exists out there. Again, when read from the tradition of the OT prophets in which vein this was all written, Paul and John were not talking about an eschatological overhaul of nature but a highly symbolic paradisaical picture of a future earthly state of affairs.

    Although, as I mentioned to Doug, I do think that our race will gradually learn many of the deeper secrets of our universe and may be able to influence things in ways unfathomable by us (who would ever have predicted the atom bomb, or the cloaking material they’re making astounding headway on?). This is one reason I’m dedicated to seeing Christians embrace science. However much we influence the universe in coming millennia, I doubt we will be able to revise the laws of nature, and insofar as the second law of thermodynamics or general entropy influences the course of our future, we may well be helpless to prevent an eventual end to civilization. But as Oyarsa told Ransom, “A world is not made to last forever, much less a race.” Lewis also noted elsewhere, “Nature is mortal; we shall outlive her.” And that’s ok with me.

  • Doug Moody

    I think that this debate centers on how one views the proverbial glass of water; is it half full or half empty?
    Preterism is indeed a “half-full” view of scripture, and that is what attracts me to it. The half-empty teachings of futurism are so bleak and austere (even though they preach EVENTUAL salvation, they constantly stress a future which is only going to get worse before it gets better. Preterism, OTOH, preaches a progressive improvement of all things. I like that!

    But I also must be a realist, and not put on rose-colored glasses. Yes indeed, we are doing some amazing technological things. I teach technology on a daily basis, and am always showing my students the latest “gee whiz” thing, and telling them their futures are not writ yet and that THEY are the ones who will be inventing solutions to the problems that my generation created. And, I say that it will come about largely because of technology.
    Yet, the “elephant in the room” in all science fiction is the issue of how mankind will treat the technological marvels they invent. The same technology that governs GPS systems has its basis in E=MC2. Were it not for the dilation of time and speed, we would not have been able to understand how the split-second timing necessary for GPS had to be compensated for. But that same equation made possible the atom bomb. And, we are now having to deal with rogue states getting their hands on such technology and using it in fearsome ways. Is this progress? How can I answer that?
    Yes, we might be able to invent certain things. After all, Genesis records that when God saw Babel, he confounded their languages because He saw that NOTHING they imagined to do could be witheld from them. So, God lengthened time. Yet, the prophecies of Daniel said that in the end times, there would be books without end and incredible knowledge. Can I trace that prophecy to 70 AD? I don’t think so. Instead, I think there MUST be a time in some future millenia where mankind’s ability to invent is outstripped by his ability to handle the genie they loose from the bottle. Would such a time be the time when God has to step in and intervene, lest we annihilate ourselves?

  • Doug Moody

    I think that this debate centers on how one views the proverbial glass of water; is it half full or half empty?
    Preterism is indeed a “half-full” view of scripture, and that is what attracts me to it. The half-empty teachings of futurism are so bleak and austere (even though they preach EVENTUAL salvation, they constantly stress a future which is only going to get worse before it gets better. Preterism, OTOH, preaches a progressive improvement of all things. I like that!

    But I also must be a realist, and not put on rose-colored glasses. Yes indeed, we are doing some amazing technological things. I teach technology on a daily basis, and am always showing my students the latest “gee whiz” thing, and telling them their futures are not writ yet and that THEY are the ones who will be inventing solutions to the problems that my generation created. And, I say that it will come about largely because of technology.
    Yet, the “elephant in the room” in all science fiction is the issue of how mankind will treat the technological marvels they invent. The same technology that governs GPS systems has its basis in E=MC2. Were it not for the dilation of time and speed, we would not have been able to understand how the split-second timing necessary for GPS had to be compensated for. But that same equation made possible the atom bomb. And, we are now having to deal with rogue states getting their hands on such technology and using it in fearsome ways. Is this progress? How can I answer that?
    Yes, we might be able to invent certain things. After all, Genesis records that when God saw Babel, he confounded their languages because He saw that NOTHING they imagined to do could be witheld from them. So, God lengthened time. Yet, the prophecies of Daniel said that in the end times, there would be books without end and incredible knowledge. Can I trace that prophecy to 70 AD? I don’t think so. Instead, I think there MUST be a time in some future millenia where mankind’s ability to invent is outstripped by his ability to handle the genie they loose from the bottle. Would such a time be the time when God has to step in and intervene, lest we annihilate ourselves?

  • Hey Doug,

    I agree that it will be interesting to see how we manage the great responsibility that comes with our great power (with apologies to Stan Lee). But if you’ll notice, despite ball-dropping here and there over small groups, we’ve not done such a bad job overall. Something else to consider is the counteraction factor: new technological advances will arise to counter new technological dangers, and will increasingly take into account those dangers in their very design. Anyone who knows me will tell you I’m either a realist or a pessimist, so I’m no wearer of rose-colored glasses myself, and I don’t doubt that mistakes will continue to be made. But I can’t help but look at the trajectory, which I still see as a chiefly positive. But I could be wrong 🙂

    Funny you should mention that objection about Daniel. I recently ran across this article that addresses these things quite well.

  • Hey Doug,

    I agree that it will be interesting to see how we manage the great responsibility that comes with our great power (with apologies to Stan Lee). But if you’ll notice, despite ball-dropping here and there over small groups, we’ve not done such a bad job overall. Something else to consider is the counteraction factor: new technological advances will arise to counter new technological dangers, and will increasingly take into account those dangers in their very design. Anyone who knows me will tell you I’m either a realist or a pessimist, so I’m no wearer of rose-colored glasses myself, and I don’t doubt that mistakes will continue to be made. But I can’t help but look at the trajectory, which I still see as a chiefly positive. But I could be wrong 🙂

    Funny you should mention that objection about Daniel. I recently ran across this article that addresses these things quite well.

  • patrick stone

    Stephen, would you mind let’s debating the interpretation of Rev 21, 22? It seems from your post that you see the visions as describing “heaven on earth.” I think this is the common preterist interpretation. Another way to describe it, I think, is “heaven now,” that is, Rev 21 and 22 is a metaphorical description of the church. If this is not correct, please let me know.
    I tend to interpret the passages as “heaven later” with only a few references to the earthly church.

    1) Reve 21:4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

    This seems to describe only the heavenly state. Seems to be reaching to say this is the state of the church.

    2) Reve 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, … shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

    This statement is the counterpart to those described earlier in the chapter. Therefore since these are clearly “dead” the group described earlier also refers to the deceased in Christ.

    3) Reve 21:10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,

    Maybe it’s just my roots in Futurism, but I still see the New Jerusalem as Heaven. Do most full preterists see this as the church??

    I do, though, think that the “new earth” refers to the fact that we are living under the New Covenant. But the “New Heavens” and the “New Jerusalem” refer to the resurrection of the dead in Christ (ie: before the resurrection they were in Hades/soul sleep/Abraham’s bosom/Paradise/whatever…), but now that compartment as well as the compartment for lost souls is no more. You might even say the “lake of fire” is the “new hell” 😉

    I also believe that Pre-Parousia saints had access to the Father through the blood of Jesus Christ (Hebrews 10:19); therefore, if Pre-parousia saints could enter spiritually into God’s presence before the Parousia, then what exactly is Revelation 21 and 22 describing?

    I also believe the New Covenant was active before the Parousia (e.g.: Daniel 9:27…he shall confirm the covenant with many for a one week; Hebrews 8:6). It is the passing of the Old Covenant that is being emphasized in the book of Revelation (Hebrews 8:13, Rev 21:1). Not that everything within the Old Covenant is irrelevant, but that it was only a shadow of the better covenant, the New Covenant.

    And if the New Covenant was active before the Parousia, what does Revelation 21 and 22 refer to? I think a better solution is that it refers to “Heaven” and not “heaven on earth.” [NOTE: I will admit that some of the passages do have relevance to the earthly church, for example, I believe that we all have access to the living waters which Christ promised us, which refers to the rebirth of the spirit.]

    Sorry this got real long real fast…Hope to hear back from you.

  • Stephen, would you mind let’s debating the interpretation of Rev 21, 22? It seems from your post that you see the visions as describing “heaven on earth.” I think this is the common preterist interpretation. Another way to describe it, I think, is “heaven now,” that is, Rev 21 and 22 is a metaphorical description of the church. If this is not correct, please let me know.
    I tend to interpret the passages as “heaven later” with only a few references to the earthly church.

    1) Reve 21:4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

    This seems to describe only the heavenly state. Seems to be reaching to say this is the state of the church.

    2) Reve 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, … shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

    This statement is the counterpart to those described earlier in the chapter. Therefore since these are clearly “dead” the group described earlier also refers to the deceased in Christ.

    3) Reve 21:10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,

    Maybe it’s just my roots in Futurism, but I still see the New Jerusalem as Heaven. Do most full preterists see this as the church??

    I do, though, think that the “new earth” refers to the fact that we are living under the New Covenant. But the “New Heavens” and the “New Jerusalem” refer to the resurrection of the dead in Christ (ie: before the resurrection they were in Hades/soul sleep/Abraham’s bosom/Paradise/whatever…), but now that compartment as well as the compartment for lost souls is no more. You might even say the “lake of fire” is the “new hell” 😉

    I also believe that Pre-Parousia saints had access to the Father through the blood of Jesus Christ (Hebrews 10:19); therefore, if Pre-parousia saints could enter spiritually into God’s presence before the Parousia, then what exactly is Revelation 21 and 22 describing?

    I also believe the New Covenant was active before the Parousia (e.g.: Daniel 9:27…he shall confirm the covenant with many for a one week; Hebrews 8:6). It is the passing of the Old Covenant that is being emphasized in the book of Revelation (Hebrews 8:13, Rev 21:1). Not that everything within the Old Covenant is irrelevant, but that it was only a shadow of the better covenant, the New Covenant.

    And if the New Covenant was active before the Parousia, what does Revelation 21 and 22 refer to? I think a better solution is that it refers to “Heaven” and not “heaven on earth.” [NOTE: I will admit that some of the passages do have relevance to the earthly church, for example, I believe that we all have access to the living waters which Christ promised us, which refers to the rebirth of the spirit.]

    Sorry this got real long real fast…Hope to hear back from you.

  • JOSE L. FLORES

    I just discovered this website today and the only thing that ocurred to me is
    that I believed my Savior and King and years ago I started to accept that we the
    born from above are part of The Kingdom of God (Heaven) on earth. I began practicing my trust (faith) in what the Bible (Jesus) says and I began blessing
    right and left and started to see great life changes in people that I was blessing with the manifestation of my Lord Jesus Spirit in their specific needs.
    It has been an incredible journey since through His Word and His Holy Spirit I dared to trust My King and enjoy all that He accomplished and conquered through His dead and Resurrection. I thank my Lord that we do not have to be theologians
    to understand His Holy Scriptures and we only have to be as children to believe what our Heavenly Father says in His word. I hope that all born again christians
    believe and trust what our Lord and King says and start reigning with him in His Spiritual Kingdom here on earth and also start enjoying all the benefits of Heaven in our earthly lives. If you do not believe what just said, I advice you to ask our Lord about it with the sincerety of a child. My Lord Jesus keeps you blessed always.

  • JOSE L. FLORES

    I just discovered this website today and the only thing that ocurred to me is
    that I believed my Savior and King and years ago I started to accept that we the
    born from above are part of The Kingdom of God (Heaven) on earth. I began practicing my trust (faith) in what the Bible (Jesus) says and I began blessing
    right and left and started to see great life changes in people that I was blessing with the manifestation of my Lord Jesus Spirit in their specific needs.
    It has been an incredible journey since through His Word and His Holy Spirit I dared to trust My King and enjoy all that He accomplished and conquered through His dead and Resurrection. I thank my Lord that we do not have to be theologians
    to understand His Holy Scriptures and we only have to be as children to believe what our Heavenly Father says in His word. I hope that all born again christians
    believe and trust what our Lord and King says and start reigning with him in His Spiritual Kingdom here on earth and also start enjoying all the benefits of Heaven in our earthly lives. If you do not believe what just said, I advice you to ask our Lord about it with the sincerety of a child. My Lord Jesus keeps you blessed always.