I speak of God the Son leaving the Heavenly Throne. I suggest that the first task for God the Son was aroused when Satan rose to oppose to the Creator, causing Adam to fall. Because Satan was the first among angels, some higher throne (someone with higher authority) had to step down to replace him. I believe God the Son offered himself for this task, and from it He bears also the name the Lamb. He became the Mighty Angel. This caused the angels who were displeased with Satan's actions could leave him and turn to the Mighty Angel. For the instance, I believe Michael left him after disputing with him about the body of Moses (Judah 9).
Then He proceeded to show that another prince of the world exists; see the Exodus of Israel from Egypt. The Mighty Angel established the new nation, which was thus God's nation. He lived with Israelites, as it would be their marriage with Him. He was even visible to their leader Moses, who spoke to Him face to face (Exodus 33:11). Other nations could see that God was in Israel; and so they had the choice, still, to either consider Satan to be the ruler of the world (Luke 4:6), or to turn to the King from God's Throne -- to God in Israel. This historical state of the world was not progressive, however, because even Israelites left God, who dwelled among them in the Temple. Thus, the people of the whole world continued serving Satan.
It was necessary to Redeem people in order to complete the Creation with a good result. Therefore, the Lamb stepped down for His people's sake. He became the Man, who Redeemed them from slavery. So that the Redeemed would not turn back, He also granted them the possibility of living an eternal life in spirit. And finally, He brought them to His Father and entered in partnership with them through the contract of the Wedding of the Lamb.
His Wife has partnership with God, as Adam had before he got Eve; with the distinctive feature that they are eternal beings, for they have left Earthly soul behind. They have become purely Heavenly beings, because they dwelled in Heaven during the Wedding of the Lamb. If they are Heavenly beings, then they must have their private rooms there in Heaven. According to Revelation, their new dwelling spaces are in the city called the New Jerusalem. It is not a city built from earthly stones; it is "the city of pure gold, as pure as glass" (Revelation 21:18).
Earth's gold is not transparent like glass; light cannot travel through it. Earthly gold, like all other minerals, is a solid material formed in three spatial dimensions. Similarly, gravity causes all habitations and routes to them to be more or less on the surface of the Earth. But Heavenly houses could be built without gravitational effects, thus growing high even as they spread in width and length. Thus, the New Jerusalem would basically have a crystalline structure. "He measured the city with the rod and found it to be 12,000 stadia in length, and as wide and high as it is long" (Revelation 21:16) .
The reality of gravity dictates that an Earthly city could not move from its location on the Earth; but such is not the case with the New Jerusalem. When its inhabitants need to change location, the city is relocated. Since the Lamb is going to move on to the Earth, his Wife should follow Him; and so, the New Jerusalem will eventually move to the Earth. "And he carried me away in the Spirit to a mountain great and high, and showed me the Holy City, Jerusalem, coming down out of Heaven from God" (Revelation 21:10).
Resurrected humans, grouped as a body under the name of the Wife of the Lamb, will move with God the Son (their Husband) to the Earth. "I saw Heaven standing open and there before me was a White Horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True. The armies of Heaven were following him, riding on white horses and dressed in fine linen, white and clean" (Revelation 19:11-14). They are dressed in clean white linen, and so they cannot be returning from battles or other commitments. Therefore the armies of Heaven following Him are not angels of God the Father, but recruits just enrolled in God's Army.
Humans are also God's servants, because when John intended to worship the angel, the angel said to him: "Do not do it! I am a fellow servant with you and with your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God!" (Revelation 19:10). This means that humans will serve God after the Wedding banquet just as angels once did. By this point, after the breaking the Seventh Seal, the angels should be busy with affairs of the wars and the harvesting of the earth. Our recruits enter the story in the Seventh Seal; indeed, they got their commissions just for the finale of the Heavenly Book. Those riding on white were charged with the task during the Wedding of the Lamb (Revelation 19:9), which is why are still as in their wedding robes (fine linen, white and clean).
The result of their expedition is the final destruction of the evildoers, and the rescue of those who have been left behind. The recruits were already performing this task in flesh, when they used the sword of God's word. At that time, they believed that God's servants were nearby to save them in all situations. Now, they themselves are going to save and render aid to other believers in God.
The inhabitants of the Earth should not be able to see them, just as we do not see angels. They should recognize God in Christ Jesus; the Messiah has saved them from evildoers, so He should be praised, not the Resurrected humans. The recruits act following the words of God the Son: "Out of his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations. He will rule them with an iron scepter" (Revelation 19:15).
The Lamb may enter the material world as He did first when he revealed Himself
to Abraham, like the Mighty Angels making decisions about Sodom and Gomorrah. He
must show Himself as the Coming Messiah. He will not dwell in palaces or any other
habitation but the Temple itself.
The power will take those awaiting Him for so long, those 144,000 who were sealed away and kept safe for this hour. The Lamb will be the King of the material world through them, just as he was the King of Israel before they choose a man to be their king (1 Samuel 8:7). They will work for the new order on the Earth, until others take their places or until they die. One of them will be a prince of the government, probably a prime minister.
The Messiah will enter the Temple using the gate facing east. He will not return to the material world again. "Son of Man, this [the Temple] is the place of my throne and the place for the soles of my feet. This is where I will live among the Israelites forever" (Ezekiel 43:1-7). The outer gate of the Sanctuary, the one facing east, "remains shut. It must not be opened; no one may enter through it. It is to remain shut because the LORD, the God of Israel, has entered through it. The Prince himself is the only one who may sit inside the gateway to eat in the presence of the LORD" (Ezekiel 44:1-4). I understand this to mean that the governor of the world will come to the Temple for advice from God. Thus, he would talk to Him face to face like Moses did.
Hence, "the name of the city from that time on will be: THE LORD IS THERE" (Ezekiel 48:35). Nations should go to worship Him there. "If any of the people of the earth do not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord almighty, they will have no rain" (Zechariah 14:17).
Viewed from another angle, the impact of the Millennium is that no evil powers will be allowed to afflict Creation for a thousand years. Therefore, the angels should bind them for this period; in a sense, the evil powers shall be put in jail (Revelation 20:1-3). The angels are able to do this now because the recruits come to occupy the territory which was their previous battlefield (or working place).
In any case, beings in the likeness of angels must inhabit the invisible world of the Earth. These new beings are "those who had been beheaded because of their testimony for Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshiped the beast or his image and had not received his mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years" (Revelation 20:4-6). Now they take the territory where evil forces once had their bastions. The invisible world is their booty. There, the Wife of the Lamb will work.
The resurrected humans could not exist in the material world to live with their families in Earthly flesh, because they have forever left that existence, based on declining energy, or increasing entropy. According to the Second Law of Thermodynamic, everything in the universe moves in the direction of declining energy, not toward evolution but toward death.
Photons carry away electromagnetic energy; this is called electromagnetic radiation. The radiation is spread by transverse traveling waves having different wavelengths, producing the entire spectrum of electromagnetic radiation. Created humans are hung on this radiation; they move in photons. Part of the spectrum warms us; some hurts us; and some transfers information (e.g., TV, radio, and cell phone signals). We see by means of part of the range of the electromagnetic spectrum. Light is electromagnetic radiation that we see; it is the range in which the sun emits most of its radiation. On Earth, the deficit of energy caused by the Second Law of Thermodynamics -- lost through natural disorganization -- is substituted by the energy coming from the sun. If the sun ever burns out, the Earth's will die.
The existence of the Wife does not depend on the energy coming from the sun: "and showed me the Holy City, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. It shone with the glory of God, and its brilliance was like that of a very precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal. The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp (Revelation 21:10-11, 23). So, Earthly beings move in photons; but beings of the New Jerusalem move in God, move in God's light. God could not be compared with the sun, which will someday burn out. God is the Eternal, and so these moving in His light live eternal life.
Earthly beings see by means of photons, so we are unable to see others who do not absorb and reemit or emit photons. That is why created humans are unable to see angels and spirits in our normal surroundings. This leads to the conclusion that people still in flesh during the Millennium will not see the Wife of the Lamb.
The next difference is in gravity. The source of gravity also lies in the Second Law of Thermodynamics. As I understand it, the gravitational force is the result of the movements of elementary strings inside subatomic particles. The result od the declining of their vibrational energy are gravitons, when the smallest part of their matter is tore away, a graviton is born. Then a free graviton may interfere with others strings of subatomic particles, and the result of their collision is the gravitational force. People do not have any ability to interact directly with gravitons, because they were created through the principle of photons and electromagnetic energy (The Creator first created light). People are simply bound by the gravitational force (Job 38:6). An object producing significantly more gravitons than another will not easily allow the second object to leave it. The Sun holds the Earth in orbit, then, just as the Earth holds all things, living and living, on its surface.
If gravitons could affect the Wife of the Lamb, then their Wedding would have had to be on the Earth; it could not be in the Heaven. Similarly, the New Jerusalem would have been built on two-dimensional space (area) and not in three-dimensional space, as we know in fact it was; it is described as being as wide and high as it is long. If the Lamb and His Wife were to return to live in the material world, to them it would be like living in a jail. Why would God sentence them for something wrong done after the Resurrection, that they should be jailed by gravity?
Beings of the material world can communicate only if they can produce vibrating waves in some medium. Hearing comes from our perception of longitudinal waves -- compressions and rarefaction of the air. However, this could not occur in a vacuum, and thus could not occur in space, in which people are Raptured, or in Heaven. Men visiting Heaven testify (and I also) that communication does not occur there in the same way it does during our life in flesh. Words are put inside another's head without any vibration occurring. The speed of sound is very small in the material world, compared with a speed of thought, with which God communicates with angels.
To venture into the spiritual field, then, Earthly beings of the Millennium will be connected to God through the Temple. The spiritual healing will occur in the Temple. Priests will serve the people, and help them to live a holy life. Ezekiel speaks of the Temple services, as does Zechariah: "In that day a fountain will be opened to the house of David and to the people of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and impurity" (Zechariah 13:1).
God needs to heal the material world as well; this healing will also come from the Temple, because waters will flow from the Temple and into the sea. "When it empties into the sea, the water there becomes fresh. Swarms of living creatures will live wherever the river flows. There will be large numbers of fish, because this water flows there and makes the salt water fresh; so where the river flows everything will live." "Fruit trees of all kinds will grow on both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, nor will their fruit fail. Every month they will bear, because the water from the sanctuary flows to them. Their fruit will serve for food and their leaves for healing" (Ezekiel 47 and Zechariah 14).
The Wife will live with God (the Lamb). "He will wipe every tear from their eyes.
There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things
has passed away" (Revelation 21:4). The Marriage occurs on the Earth, and should last a
thousand years. During this time, people of the material world will be born and die. The
Wife will supervise them. At the end of the Millennium, the earth will be overpopulated;
and then everything that was created will come to an end. This is because the Earth was
not intended to support created life forever. Life depends on the sun, and the sun cannot
shine forever. According to our understanding of the life cycle of the Sun, its next phase
should be the Red Giant. During this state, "the light of the moon will be as the light of
the sun, and the light of the sun will be seven times greater, as the light of seven days."
This is detailed in Isaiah 30: 25-33. I believe the Red Giant phase is the Lake of Fire
mentioned in the Bible.
The Bible describes our destiny after the Millennium in Revelation 22:1-5.
I see the Kingdom of God the Father described there. During the Millennium (and so, the Marriage), the throne of God will be in the Temple, and the River of Life (or simply water) will flow out from the Temple. But this will not be so in the Kingdom of God the Father.
Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb. God the Father (God) and God the Son (the Lamb) are together on the Throne and, therefore, they are in the Kingdom of God in Heaven.
His servants will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. I conclude, then, that by this point the Marriage has ended, and the next stage is our relationship to God the Father, because we will bear His name in our job. If we will be His servants, we may see His face also then.
In the words of the Apostle Paul, "then the end will come when he hands over the Kingdom to God the Father then the Son himself will be made subject to him who put everything under him, so that God may be all in all" (1 Corinthians 15:24-28).
We did not know our Father in Heaven, and so he found us by sending His Son. We may acknowledge Him even more as we advance through the three stages of our relationship to His Son. A result of this relationship is, we will enter an eternal relationship with God and His Throne in Heaven.
Whoever does not acknowledge the Savior has not stepped onto the path to Heaven. Whoever does not enter into a spiritual relationship or love with the Savior is not the member of the Church. Certainly, the Church itself is not the Bride of the Lamb. The Lamb will come for her to be His Bride. Also, the Church is not the Wife of the Lamb if she does not go through the wedding ceremony in Heaven.
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