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Pamphlet 1914 Rev. kc 52-3

Now we'll discuss the last day of this earth age when the full God head comes to earth.

Rev. 20:11 And I saw a great white throne, and Him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.
This is the last day of this earth age and the full God head comes to earth.

We'll read of it in detail in the next chapter.

And this verse should remind us of that which we read in Rev. 6:14 "
And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together;
and every mountain and island were moved out of their places."

It is the end of this present heaven and earth age, the 2nd heaven and earth age,
and the beginning of the 3rd which is for all eternity.

[12] And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.
Do dead people stand?

This is not talking about resurrection, this is the coming before the Judge!

Stand up and approach the bench please!

Remember where we are?

We are at the end of the Millennium.

There are no people in flesh bodies nor are there any souls in the ground.

The "dead" referred to here are the spiritually dead who are about to be judged from the books and receive their rewards according to their actions!

They are the people who were not part of the first resurrection which took place at Christ's return, but instead spent the last 1000 years in "summer school", I like to call it, learning the difference between what is holy and what is profane.

And their last actions recorded in the books just before the Millennium
were to worship the beast and his image!

Hopefully there actions at the end of the Millennium play better.
Hopefully they have learned what is holy and did not follow Satan and what is profane, as they had during this earth age, when he was released again for a short time.

AWS Editors Note: What is being said here is that even though you missed your opportunity to be saved by grace in this flesh age, all is not lost. You can still become part of the second resurrection at the end of the Millennium if you truly learn to tell the difference between what is holy and what is profane and pass the final test when Satan is released for a short while at the end of the Millennium.

God will pick it up from there.

And so it is more than obvious that these books that are opened are the Books of Works.

You see, Almighty God keeps perfect records of all His children's activities?

Thank God for this dispensation of grace and for repentance whereby we can have our "activities", our sins, deleted from the books. Remember, those of us who were granted eternal life at the first resurrection, which takes place at the beginning of the Millennium, are not subject to this final judgment at the end of the Millennium which finalizes their fate; whether it be the second resurrection or the second death.

We read that in verse 6.

Notice too that the Book of Life was also opened.

This book already has the names of God's elect in this generation written in it.

In fact, their names were written in that Book of Life a long time ago,
before the foundation of this world. Remember we read of it in Rev. 13:8?

All those of this generation whose names are not written in it will worship Satan as Jesus.

Rev. 13:8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
Let's return to the judgment.
Rev. 20:13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.
This verse simply says what the last phrase makes obvious.
That every single person on earth who is spiritually dead, were not part of the first resurrection, i.e.the walking dead, still has a mortal soul and is subject to the judgment, will be brought forth and judged according to their works.

There will be no "plea bargaining" and no "defense attorneys" will be permitted in the courtroom
except when it is their turn to stand before the Judge to defend themselves!

[14] And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.
That's right.

It's all over, all death and dying, and all the evil rudiments and wicked people will be consumed by the consuming fire, and they will be gone forever and ever.

As Paul would say:

1 Cor. 15:55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
The only victory comes from having your name written in the Book of Life!
Rev. 20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
Otherwise you will be no more!

As for the rest of God's children whose names were written in the Book of Life?

They lived happily ever after!

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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