Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Rapture - The Hour Of The
Bible Questions Answered:
“Jesus doesn't know the hour of the rapture, so how could he be god knowing anything else....”
Natsue/ Niiza, Japan (Saitama Perfecture)
Mark 13:31-33 KJV
31 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but My words shall not pass away.
32 But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither The Son, but The Father.
33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.
Our Lord in coming to earth to be mankind's Passover Lamb, divested Himself of all His Divine glory, and riches He had with The Father, and Holy Spirit, before creation. His Omnipotence, Omnipresence, and Omniscience, as a Man, He laid aside, His Divinity to become our Savior.
To strip or deprive (someone or something), especially of property or rights; dispossess.
The doctrine that Christ relinquished His divine attributes so as to experience human suffering.
II Corinthians 8:9 KJV
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, that ye through His poverty might be rich.
Philippians 2:5-11 NLT
5 You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.
6 Though He was God, He did not think of equality with God as something to cling to.
7 Instead, He gave up His divine privileges; He took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. When He appeared in human form,
8 He humbled Himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross.
9 Therefore, God elevated Him to the place of Highest Honor and gave Him the name above all other names,
10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
11 and every tongue declare that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God The Father.
By reading Mark 13:32, we may not infer that Christ's earthly knowledge was not great knowledge.
John 2:24,25 KJV
24 But Jesus did not commit Himself unto them, because He knew all men,
25 And needed not that any should testify of man: for He knew what was in man.
John 16:29,30 KJV
29 His disciples said unto Him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.
30 Now are we sure that thou knowest all things, and needest not that any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God.
John 21:17 KJV
He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou Me? Peter was grieved because He said unto him the third time, Lovest thou Me? And he said unto Him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed My sheep.
Acts 1:24 KJV (Matthias chosen as an Apostle.)
And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,
In The Lord's intercessory prayer, He asked The Father...
John 17:5 KJV
And now, O Father, glorify thou Me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.
The resurrected Savior's glory with The Father has been fully restored, and our Great High Priest, intercedes for us, to The Father.
Hebrews 4:14-16 NLT (Christ Is Our High Priest)
14 So then, since we have A Great High Priest who has entered heaven,
Jesus The Son Of God, let us hold firmly to what we believe.
15 This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for He faced all of the same testings we do, yet He did not sin.
16 So let us come boldly to The Throne Of Our Gracious God. There we will receive His mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.
Nehemiah 9:17 KJV
"...but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness..."
Matthew 10:32 KJV
Everyone who acknowledges Me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before My Father in heaven.
John 1;12,13 KJV
12 But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His name:
13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.