I want to ask a question, what does Easter have to do with Revelation? I believe the answer is in the words of Christ.
Two thousand years ago Christ told what Satan would do. God used his lies, and plotting to show the world that Christ actually obeyed His Father. God sent His Son here to be the sacrificial Lamb that takes away the sin of the world. As we come upon our rembrance of this, lets consider what Christ meant with the last words given to His disciples:
30 I will not say much more to you, for the prince of this world is coming. He has no hold over me,31 but he comes so that the world may learn that I love the Father and do exactly what my Father has commanded me.
By the time Satan realized that Christ’s death and ressurection was prophecy and would prove to the world how much God loved us, it was too late. I can only image the temper trantrum he threw when he realized that.
So he set out to destroy every follower and every word spoken, every miracle ever performed. Inciting heinous ways for followers to be killed, he set out to destroy. (The abomination of desolation)
But it didn’t go as planned. Belief in God and Christ spread as a wildfire. He continued in the slaughter just as he does today but that wouldn’t be enough. He created whole new religions, disguising himself as an angel of light he set about possessing, and choking all into submission. Taking enough truth from the Torah, and the Gospel of Christ to convince people to follow him. Denying Christ came, denying His death and ressurection, and denying Christ is Gods son. You see threats of death and suffering only made Christians stronger in the faith. After all that first generation witnessed the death and ressurection of Christ, so he had to wait until he thought that generation was gone, then he set out to destroy the written accounts of eye witnesses. But he doesnt know about the power of the Holy Spirit. But sadly a religion created 600 years after that first generation is now, today gaining steam and leaders are forcing belief of it to the world and Christians are swallowing it. Just enough truth like belief in the virgin Mary, belief in the virgin birth of Christ, belief Jesus will return. But and theres a huge BUT, Christians are overlooking their deceitful belief that a disciple took the place of Christ and Christ didn’t die or ressurect, that God doesn’t have a son, and they believe Christ will return with their saviour the Mahdi to “break the cross” telling Christians they were lied to and must convert to islam or their Jesus (issa) will kill them. They leave out this part and the part where Jesus defers to this Mahdi. I can’t tell this enough! Its important, we have to get it right. Or we will fall for this great deception.
The Passover is celebrated by Jews to remember how God delivered them from Egypt. The book of Revelation tells of Christian persecution in a world led by the beast himself, the great dragon, satan. It tells everything that was, and is to come. This will be our passover as we are clearly washed with not the blood of a lamb as God commanded the Jews, but with the blood of Gods lamb, His Son! Matthew 6:28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
This mark on our foreheads will protect and deliver us. Revelation 9:4 And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.
Christ promised He would return to gather us to Him, but He also commanded perseverance, and overcoming. What does Revelation have to do with Easter, EVERYTHING!
By accepting Christ’s blood sacrifice we are covered and protected from the angel of death, instead we are escorted into eternal life. Through this same blood we are marked for protection from Gods wrath warned of in Revelation that will come upon the whole earth! I like Paul am not ashamed to bear the mark of Christ on my body!
From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.
Rejoice for He lives!
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Thank you, CJ. My Mormon Brothers and sisters try to shove this on me a lot. I tell them, Everyone that believes in the death, burial, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus, By the resurrection power of GOD, His father, is Ok with me, doesn’t matter about all other stuff. You should see some of the faces when I tell them their going to have to share Heaven with Protestants and Catholics alike . Love your post , wish more people would jump in and comment or just offer a prayer. GOD is good all the time,Blessings.
1 Corinthians 5:7 Christ became our Passover. The Passover meal just happened to be the day before Christs crucifixion on the ancient Hebrew solar calendar. The common misconception that the Passover is only for the Jews is false. The house of Judah and the house of Israel are two separate houses (Ezekiel 37 and and many other places) and another myth espoused by mainstream Christianity is that all of the tribes of Israel are Jews.
The mark of the beast on your hand and “in” your forehead are both metaphors. The mark in your head refers to your brain or thinking process. Simply put who is your allegiance to, Christ or satan? The mark on your right hand is symbolic for who or what do you work for? satan or Christ? There is no eminent return of Christ until after that wicked man of sin be revealed as 2 Thessalonian declares…Many in the USA are actual descendants of the 12 tribes and are not aware of who they are. Christ came to all the tribes.
Matthew 15:24 I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. Today, Christians don’t even know who they are in America and I hear it all the time; “why isn’t America mentioned in the Bible? Isaiah chapter 18 goes in to great detail as to who the United States is. The House of Israel and the nation of Israel are completely different.
I answer you with scripture. I do agree the mark is a spiritual mark, but thats all I agree with. Scripture rebukes you sir. This will be the only reply to you so dont expect to argue. Believe what you want but replacement theology is wrong and dangerous. Now for the scripture you cited above. You didnt read it all or understand it.
1 Corinthians 5
Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:
8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
9 I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators:
10 Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.
11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolator, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
12 For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within?
13 But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.
When your countrymen ask you, `Won’t you tell us what you mean by this?’19say to them, `This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am going to take the stick of Joseph–which is in Ephraim’s hand–and of the Israelite tribes associated with him, and join it to Judah’s stick, making them a single stick of wood, and they will become one in my hand.’20Hold before their eyes the sticks you have written on21and say to them, `This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will take the Israelites out of the nations where they have gone. I will gather them from all around and bring them back into their own land.22I will make them one nation in the land, on the mountains of Israel. There will be one king over all of them and they will never again be two nations or be divided into two kingdoms
Now for Cush in Isaiah 18. Cush is not America. For heavens sake.
The term Cush is in the Old Testament generally applied to the countries south of the Israelites. It was the southern limit of Egypt ( Ezekiel 29:10 , A.V. “Ethiopia,” Heb. Cush), with which it is generally associated ( Psalms 68:31 ; Isaiah 18:1 ;Jeremiah 46:9 , etc.). It stands also associated with Elam ( Isaiah 11:11 ), with Persia (Ezek. 38:5 ), and with the Sabeans ( Isaiah 45:14 ). From these facts it has been inferred that Cush included Arabia and the country on the west coast of the Red Sea