After the 1,000 year reign of Jesus Christ and the 144,000 God beings with Him, the seven-thousand year plan of God will come to a close. The allotted time for man to populate the earth will have come to a close. At this time a most awesome event will occur. Man has remained blind and ignorant of this great phase of God's plan.
All who have ever lived and died will be resurrected to physical life once more. There will no longer be reproduction of human life, but there will be a one hundred year period of time for man to live and be judged by God's way of life. Everyone will learn of God and be ruled by the same government which ruled during the previous one thousand years under Jesus Christ. There will be only one religion on earth; there will be only one government.
Every baby who died after birth and every child who ever died will be resurrected to live a full life. All who are resurrected will know the great Eternal God and His ruling Family. At this time, God will work to save mankind and offer him eternal life in His Family. Traditional Christianity teaches that God has been trying desperately to save the world. No, He has not! This is not the time for judgment and salvation to be offered to mankind. God intended to offer salvation only to the 144,000, so that they could reign in His new government at the end of man's self-rule.
In this great resurrection, everyone will be given life in a healthy, whole, physical body. Those who were young when they died will be given the same young body (but whole and healthy) as they had previously. All those who were old when they died will be given a whole and healthy body of middle age. People will be given the same features (but whole and healthy) as they had at death or middle age. They will recognize one another. Everyone's memories will be the same as if they had simply fallen asleep and were awakened.
This is an encapsulated version of the awesome plan which God has for all mankind. This plan is soon to be revealed far more fully to all mankind. An awesome world lies just ahead, but before that time comes, mankind will experience the worst time of tribulation the earth has ever witnessed. Thankfully, God will not allow this time to last for more than three and one-half years.
As we enter the next 1,100 years, salvation will begin to be offered to all of mankind. Everyone will have the opportunity to know God.
Over the past 6,000 years, only 144,000 people have been separated from the rest of mankind to be worked with personally by God; in order to be molded, fashioned and trained by Him, so that they could rule with Jesus Christ in His Kingdom. The 144,000, like Jesus Christ, will not live a second time in physical bodies. On the day that Jesus Christ returns to this earth, the 144,000 will be resurrected and given eternal life in spiritual bodies. This will be the first great resurrection. This is the subject near the end of the Book of Revelation which has puzzled those who have read it:
And I saw thrones, and they [the 144,000] sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them . . . and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. But the rest of the dead [all others who died over the previous 6,000 years] lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection [speaking of the 144,000], Blessed and holy is he that has part in the first resurrection because the second death has no power over them, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years. (Revelation 20:4-6)
The 144,000 will be in the first resurrection. They will reign with Jesus Christ. Death will no longer have power over them because they have been resurrected to immortal life as spirit beings—God beings of the God Family.
A second death is possible only for those who will be resurrected to physical life a second time. They will be the only human beings who can die a second death. It will be during the last one hundred years that all who have ever died will be resurrected again to physical life. All will have the opportunity to choose and live God's way of life during this time. Those who choose this life, live it, and conquer carnal human nature (selfish nature) will have the same opportunity as the 144,000. They will be resurrected (changed) to immortal spirit life as members of the God Family in the Kingdom of God—as God beings. God's plan beyond this point, and on into eternity, is far beyond human comprehension. There is good news beyond the suffering of human self-rule. Thankfully we are almost there!
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