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MYSTERY OF THE AGES
Malachi's prophecy, like Isaiah's, if you will read on
past the first verse, refers to a human messenger
preparing the way before Christ's now imminent Second
Coming, this time in supreme
POWER AND GLORY
as Ruler
over all nations!
Understand the duality principle here. These
prophecies refer to a type and its fulfillment.
John the Baptist was a voice crying out in the
physical
wilderness of the Jordan River area, preparing
for the human
physical
Jesus' First Coming to a
material
temple at Jerusalem, to a
physical
Judah. But
that was a prototype, or forerunner of a voice "lifted up"
(greatly amplified by modern printing, radio and TV),
crying out in the midst of today's
spiritual
wilderness of
religious confusion, announcing the imminency of
Christ's Second Coming as the spiritually
GLORIFIED
Christ, to his spiritual temple (the Church resurrected
to spirit immortality) (Eph. 2:21-22).
Jesus came, over 1,900 years ago, to announce the
FUTURE
kingdom of God. He's coming this time to
ESTABLISH
that kingdom. That end-time last warning
message is now going out worldwide in amplified
power.
It's going before kings, emperors, presidents, prime
ministers of nations-and to their peoples, on all
continents and all nations of the earth!
How in this age of religious confusion could one
come to know these seven basic mysteries of the ages
that decry this world-gripping conglomeration of
beliefs?
Why, in general, are people in Thailand Buddhist;
those in Italy, France and Spain Catholic; those in the
Arab world Islamic? Primarily, of course, because they
and those around them grew up being taught, and
automatically accepting, those faiths. To expect one of
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