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Identity Section 1, the Elect

The word "elect" is used four times in the Old Testament. However, in
the original writings, it was My chosen. This change, while it
indicates
the same meaning loses some of the essence, because it was the Father
speaking, and He declares "My Chosen."
The elect are part of God's over-all plan, and so this study will
include pre- existence of the soul, or that which was formed before
the
world that is. This will take you prior to the first chapter of
Genesis,
and will require much wisdom on the part of the reader.

To begin our research, let us establish first who the elect are by
turning to Isaiah 65.

1. I am sought of them that asked not for Me; I am found of them that
sought Me not: I said, Behold Me, behold Me, unto a nation that was
not
called by My name.
2. I have spread out My hands all the day unto a rebellious people,
which walketh in a way that was not good, after their own thoughts.

# God speaks here of His people, the Israelites, who are rebellious
and
doing as they please rather than seek-ing the truth and the guidance
of
the Father.

3. A people that provoketh Me to anger continually to My face; that


sacrificeth in gardens, and burneth incense upon altars of brick;

# In other words, instead of upon the golden altar of the Father! In


the
last days, these people will be those who will worship the false
messiah.

4. Which remain among the graves, and lodge in the monuments, which
eat
swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels.

# This further defines this rebellious people. They do not know and
follow God's law.

5. Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier
than thou. These are a smoke in My nose,
a fire that burneth all the day!

# Look around you today in your commun-ities. The strict


denominationalist shuns you, not wanting you to get too close,
because
they're oh, so holy. They're "saved," and you're outside the pale.
Yet,
how are they "saved"?....through doctrine that translates God's
chosen
people to be those who live in the land of Judea today that do not
even
accept Jesus Christ as their Messiah. Their holiness will be their
stumbling block in the near future, and the Father speaks of this
here.

# He also says they are as a smoke in His nose. Now what do you do
when
you get smoke in your nose but blow it and get rid of it. In other
words, if they continue this farce of misiden-tification, rather than
studying God's word and behaving as He expects them to, He will judge
them.

6. Behold, it is written before Me: I will not keep silence, but will
rec-ompense, even recompense into their
bosom.

# He will punish them to a full measure even into their very heart.
He
wants them to love Him and serve Him, or He's going to destroy them.

7. Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together,


saith
the Lord, which have burned incense upon the mountains, and have
blasphemed Me upon the hills: therefore will I measure their former
work
into their bosom.

# They're going to draw full pay for their sin.

8. Thus saith the Lord, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and
one
saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it: so will I do for My
servant's sakes, that I may not destroy them all.

# In other words, in that vinyard of people, there are a few good


grapes, and He is gleaning them even today. Bless your hearts, you
are
those good grapes, you are of that remnant. There is a blessing in
you,
and I would re-mind you to thank God daily for the fact that you are
a
servant of the living God.

9. And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an
in-heritor of My mountains: and Mine elect shall inherit it, and My
servants shall dwell there.

# Of His mountains, or His nations. Note how specific the Father is


in
speaking of the elect. Who's going to be saved from the deception
that
is upon the people that worship false gods, and in the last days, the
false messiah? Only the elect, and I'm talk-ing about this day and
time.
Now. did I say that you're the only ones that will attain salvation
or
eternal life? I did not. I'm saying that by studying God's Word and
thus
being aware of His plan, you will have peace of mind and freedom from
the anxieties of this world because you are the elect, the good
grapes,
but the rest of the vin-yard that is deceived will he given an
opportunity for salvation during the millennium when you, one of His
workers, will teach them.

# Now how do you know that you are truly one of the elect? Let us
identify the elect. First of all, what is the purpose of the elect,
and
who chooses the elect? Go to the book of John 15:15 where we're
talking
about
Christ's disciples, and you are His disciples in these last days.

15. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not
what
his lord doeth: but I have chosen you, and ordained you that ye
should
go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain that
whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it you.

# Thus, your purpose is to glean those good grapes. Your purpose is


to
reach our people and bring them to an under-standing of God's plan,
to
know what God would have them do, to worship Him and to accept and
become a part of the body of Jesus Christ. This is only one of the
many
places where we are told that you do not do the choosing. He has
chosen
you, and who are you? You are more than a servant. You are His friend
and He has told you of the living Father.

# In Isaiah 42:1, Christ is specified as the elect of the elect. He


was
the firstfruit, and in being of the elect, or His chosen, you are
simply
one of His followers, or a part of that body in Jesus Christ.

# We will find part of the mystery concerning the elect made clearer
in
I Peter 2:6.

6. Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in


Sion a chief cornerstone, elect, pre-cious: and he that believeth on
Him
shall not he confounded.

# Or, I put Jesus Christ as the corner-stone in true Zion. Now read
carefully, for there is only one true Zion, that Zion which has Jesus
Christ in it. This is scriptural, and it is fact. Zionism without
Jesus
Christ is not true Zion-ism.

# Now it says that he that believes on Jesus Christ, the true Christ,
shall not be confounded. There is no way that knowing these things
you
could be confounded. He has chosen you and removed confusion from
you.

7. Unto you therefore which believe He is precious: but unto them


which
be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is
made head of the corner.

# Those who claim to be so holy, but do not take time to search into
the
Word to know their origin and the origin of their people; these are
the
disobedient of whom He speaks. These are they who in the last day
will
dis-allow the cornerstone, who through deception will worship the
false
mes-siah who will appear first. (II Thess. 2:3).

8. And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence even to them which


stumble at the Word, being disobedient:
whereunto also they were appointed.

# Do you ask, how could Christ ever be a stumbling block? The


stumbling
block is the people's own wish to ap-pear holy by flocking to listen
to
a man give forth with doctrines instead of searching the scripture
itself. In other words, turning Christianity into denominations
becomes
a body of religion rather than the body of Christ. These people want
to
love the Messiah; they want to attain salva-tion, but unless they
study
God's Word, it is a certainty they will be deceived.

# Note also the destiny in the words, "whereunto also they were
appointed."

9. But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy


nation, a
peculiar people; that ye should shew
forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His
marvellous light.

# "Generation," or from the original, "offspring." You are chosen.


You
shall teach. You belong to His nation, which is Israel. In other
words,
from you shall grow the whole nation, Israel, when Jesus Christ
returns
as the King of kings and establishes His kingdom here on earth. You
are
the forerunners, the elect in His body.

# You are a holy nation and a people special to Him.. but remember,
if
what? It was stipulated in verse 7, if you believe Jesus Christ, that
cornerstone, is precious. In other words, you have been warned. Use
wisdom and knowledge and prayer for guidance. People say today that
God's chosen people are now in Jerusalem, but you have learned how to
recognize His chosen, His elect. Do you see the deception? People
that
believe so are being led to bow a knee to Baal, to accept the false
messiah. But what did the Father say?.. He said, don't you mourn for
them, and why did He say this?... because He is dealing with them
now.
Your time to teach them will be during the millennium.

# Before we leave Peter, turn to I Peter 1:2.

2. Elect, according to the foreknowl-edge of God the Father, through


sancti-fication of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the
blood of Jesus
Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, be multiplied.

# It says here the elect were in the foreknowledge of God. In other


words, He knew them before this world was. Ah, this applies to the
question of when you were chosen. Now the things that happened to
Jeremiah are being repeated in these the last days, or is that which
pertains to you of the elect. Jeremiah was a type of this family or
body
in Christ. He was the prophet that foretold even the sequence of
events
that would happen to Jerusalem and bring this age to a close. This
book
speaks directly to you. Let's turn to Jeremiah : 1.4.

4. Then the Word of the Lord came unto me, saying,

5. Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou
camest
forth out of the womb I sanctified
thee, and I have ordained thee a pro-phet unto the nations.

# This is certainly plainly stated. I knew you before you were in


your
mo-ther's womb. In other words, God knew the soul He placed in the
flesh
body of this man, who was called Jeremiah. And do you realize what
that
means? Before you were born of woman into this world, God knew you.
And
He sanctified you, if you're one of the elect, and destined you to
teach.

6. Then said I, Ah, Lord God! behold I cannot speak: for I am a


child.

# Our reaction to such a tremendous responsibility is the same as


Jeremi-ah's. We are mere humans. We say, how can we do this?... But
understand the point here. Jeremiah was even Christ-like. He was a
type
of this family in the body of Christ, and this family was chosen
before
the foun-dations of this world were lain, be-cause if you were chosen
before your first breath was drawn, it had to be when you existed in
the
spirit with Him. Understand that; so here you have when the elect
were
chosen. This takes great wisdom to understand, but let us continue.

# Turn to Romans 8:26 and I would like you to read a few verses
prior to
this where you will find creation itself yearns for Christ's return
to
bring this world back to a state of perfection in which there will
be no
storms, earthquakes and things of destruction, but only that same
umbrel-la that shielded this earth origin-ally.

26. Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not
what we should pray for as we ought: but
the Spirit maketh intercession for us with groanings that cannot be
ut-tered.

# The Spirit intercedes for you with sighs and patience. In other
words,
you may not possess that patience in waiting, but the Spirit that
leads
you, that guides you and that directs you has all the patience
because
He knows God's time plan which cannot be uttered. Or, it is not yet
time
for you to know all things.

27. And He that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the
Spirit, because He maketh intercession for the saints according to
the
will of God.
# Many times when things happen to you, He has already intervened and
brought this to pass. In other words, He moves you in the direction
He
would have you go.

28. And we know that all things work together for good to them that
love
God, to them who are called according to His purpose.

# So when events come about in your life that you don't understand,
if
you love God, don't worry about them. Use your common sense, your
wisdom, your best judgment, but don't worry after that. God is
directing
your life through the Spirit, so don't ques-tion it. But, am I
talking
about every-body?.. No, only to those who are called according to His
plan. Are you one of the elect? Do you have a part in God's plan? Is
He
tuggin at your heart strings to direct you. Do you love Him? If so,
trust Him, He will show you.

29. For whom He did foreknow, He also did predestinate to be


conformed
to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many
brethren.

# There is that word "foreknow" again. He knew you before you were
born
to flesh. And "predestinate" means prede-termined. You were
foreordained, prior appointed, to be one of the elect. The thought
may
occur to you that this would be unfair, but wait. You're going to
know
before this study is concluded that God is totally fair in this,
because
those of the elect earned that right before the founda-tions were
lain.
They stood against Satan in the world that was, in that spiritual
battle
when Satan kicked over the traces and drew a third of the angels with
him. (See Rev. 12:4). Only the elect, they that stood firm for God,
were
justified at that time. God's plan is perfect, but few
will
have ears to hear it in these, the last days.

# To be conformed to the image of His Son is to be Christ-like.

30. Moreover whom He did predestinate, them He also called: and whom
He
called, them He also justified: and whom He justified, them He also
glori-fied.

# That word "justified" means judged and found innocent. Those that
stood for Him were found innocent and freed of sin. Those were the
chosen before the foundations of this world. Those are the elect
today.
This is you who have ears to hear and understand, and you will never
mis-use that sentence of innocence for the simple reason that you are
Christ-like. You love your people and want to teach them the truth.
You
are not the "holier than thou's." You want to reach the "sinner." You
have a purpose, because He's going to use you in these three last
years
to fulfill that great nation Israel, when Christ Himself returns to
be
King of kings. His will be the perfect nation, with the perfect
polit-ical system because Christ will be the head of it. And this
also
is prede-termined. You were justified, and it is your destiny to
bring
about the foundation of this nation, Israel.

# And "them He also glorified." You have been raised to a higher


level
of spiritual thinking when you're in the glorified body of the elect.
How-ever inadequate you feel, I want you to absorb that, because
when we
partake of that Spirit, it is one of the beau-tiful things... the
richest thing.. in this world today. You are the "first- born" of His
kingdom. Yes indeed, you are also glorified. Your willing-ness to
serve,
your very humbleness.. the humility that lives within you, your total
love for Him, your knowl-edge of His purpose, your wish for His
kingdom
to be established., your compassion for humanity: these things make
you
Christ-like.
31. What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who
can be
against us?

# I want you to believe that. You might argue that Satan is against
us
or the whole world is against us, but remember this. Yahveh, the
living
Father, built that world. They are His rebellious people, and you
shall
reign over them as priests with Christ during the millennium. You
shall
teach them. So long as you're with the Father, nothing can stand
against
you, because the Father has the power.

32. He that spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all,
how
shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?

# Think how His heart must have ached when Christ hung on that cross!
Could you put one of your children there? He did that for you, and do
you think He would withhold Himself from you? Never!!!

33. Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? It is God
that
justifieth.

# When people mock you or say the things you teach are not true, they
are charg-ing God's elect, but don't worry about it. It is God that
judges. He'll take care of it.

34. Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather,


that
is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh
intercession for us.

# Christ even speaks for you. How could you possibly worry?

# Now to further understand this subject of the elect, turn to Romans


9:4.

4. Who are Israelites; to whom per-taineth the adoption, and the


glory,
and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God,
and the promises:

5. Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ
came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

# Christ came through that seed. In other words, Christ was an


Israelite. Note I didn't say "Jew." I said, an
Israelite.

6. Not as though the Word of God hath taken none effect. For they are
not all Israel, which are of Israel.

# In other words, not all the sons of Abraham are of Israel.

7. Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all
children:
but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.

# Let there be no doubt. If you are one of the elect, you are one of
the
seed of Isaac.

8. That is, They which are the child-ren of the flesh, these are not
child-ren of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the
seed.

# I would recommend that you read Gene-sis 21:7 concerning this, for
this is the word of the promise.

9. For this is the word of promise, At this time will I come, and
Sarah
shall have a son.

10. And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one,
even
our father Isaac;

11. (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any
good
or evil, that the purpose of God ac-cording to election might stand,
not
of works, but of Him that calleth;)

# Did you do the choosing? Who calls? God called.

12. It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger.
# This would be contrary to today's thinking, but it certainly wasn't
con-trary to God's purpose.

13. As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.

# Do you think for a moment that our living Father would hate an
innocent child that had not yet drawn its first breath? Not the
flesh,
but what did the soul that dwelt therein do before it came here?
Understand that I'm laying a little groundwork.

14. What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God
forbid.

15. For He saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have
mercy,
and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

16. So then it is not of him that wil-leth, nor of him that runneth,
but
of God that sheweth mercy.

# It's not for anyone who might wish to be one of the elect, who
might
run, or work for it. It is God, the Father, who will determine this.

17. For the scripture saith unto Phar-aoh, Even for this same purpose
have I raised thee up, that I might shew My power in thee, and that
My
name might be declared throughout all the earth.

# You all know what follows. He is the potter, and we are the clay
(v.
21). And so it is with the children of this world He molds and moves
us
as He will, to bring about the fulfillment of His over-all plan.

# Again to address the question how you can tell if you're one of the
elect. It's quite simple, and the an-swer can be found in Romans 11.

1. I say then, Hath God cast away His people? God forbid. For I also
am
an Israelite, of the seed of Abra-ham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

# Has God cast away His people? In other words, does it make any
differ-ence whether you're Gentile, Greek, Jew, heathen or whatever?
And
Paul answers his own question. God forbid. He also gives his own
lineage
here.

2. God hath not cast away His people which He foreknew. Wot ye not
what
the scripture saith of Elias? how he maketh intercession to God
against
Israel, saying,

3. Lord, they have killed Thy prophets and digged down Thine altars;
and
I am left alone, and they seek my life.

4. But what saith the answer of God unto him? I have reserved to
Myself
seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal.

# These seven thousand men are human beings (men and women), and they
are the elect. He has reserved them to Himself. Now this appears
updated
in the New Testament, because it happened once before in the book of
Kings, and it shall happen again. You shall not bow a knee to Baal in
the last hour.

5. Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant


according
to the election of grace.

# Notice this remnant is called by grace.

6. And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is


no
more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace:
otherwise
work is no more work.

# In other words, it is not because of something they did on this


earth.
God chose them, and that's it.

7. What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but
the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded
# Earlier we were told not all of Abra-ham's seed were Israel, and
now
it says not even all of Israel has ob-tained the full truth, but who
has
obtained it?.. the elect. The rest were blinded.

8. (According as it is written, God hath given them the spirit of


slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not
hear; unto this day.

# There is no such word in the Greek as "slumber." It is "stupor."


God
sent them a stupor. In other words, the Father Himself closed their
ears. If they're not one of the elect, they are unaware of God's
plan,
and they do not have eyes to see or ears to hear, even to this day.

# You now have been given the formula by which you can know. God
made it
clear that Satan, the false christ, would appear in Jerusalem, before
Christ does. (II Thessalonians 2nd chapter.) The rest who are
blinded to
this truth will he deceived into bowing their knee to Baal. If you
know
your identity.. if you know that Satan is soon coming to Jerusalem to
deceive the world.. if you know you must stand against this false
christ, thus fulfilling the words of the living Father in the 13th
chapter of Mark; then you are the elect. Then you know you shall be
delivered up before the synagogues, and it is not necessary for you
to
premeditate what you will say. He's not expecting this. He will speak
through you. If you know these things in your heart, have no doubt
you
are one of the elect. This is the qualification, because Yahveh
blinded
all the rest. If you have ears to hear, there can be no doubt.

9. And David saith, let their fable be a snare, and a trap, and a
stum-blingblock, and a recompence unto them:

# Let me say this. All people that fly the Christian banner, that are
not aware of this mystery that the false christ shall return first
before the true Messiah returns, as recorded in the 2nd chapter of II
Thessalonians, shall bow a knee to Baal. Do you ask how this can be?
They want to be saved by Jesus Christ, but unfortunately they are not
knowledgeable and rather than seeking the truth in God's Word, they
are
mired down by denominational-ism and the doctrines that men put
forth.
Thus it is that their own belief becomes a stumbling block.

10. Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and bow down
their back alway.

11. I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid:
but rather through this fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles,
for to
provoke them to jealousy.

# Was this blindness sent just so they would fall? No! It was and is
part of God's plan.

# If you would, skip on down to the 25th verse.

25. For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this


mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness
in
part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles become
in.

26. And so all Israel shall be saved:


as it is written, there shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and
shall
turn away ungodliness from Jacob.

# Now how is all Israel going to be saved? The elect with Christ
shall
teach them during the millennium when the stupor will be lifted.
There
is no way your people will worship Satan when they look upon him in
that
pit knowing he is Satan. As it is recorded in Isaiah 14... they will
say, Is this the man that caused the world to trem-ble? Is this
wretch
in this ditch the one that caused men to fall? And they will not be
deceived again.

# So we have seen that there is a pur-pose for the seven thousand who
have been set aside. This remnant is part of God's plan. They have a
destiny.

# Let us search further to understand a little more about our world


that
is, the world that was and the one that is to come or will he. Let
us go
to II Peter 3:1.
1. This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which
I
stir up your pure minds by way of
remembrance:

# I want to call some things to your memory, is what Paul is saying.

2. That ye may he mindful of the words which were spoken before by


the
holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord
and
Saviour.

# Or, I want to have you aware of these commandments that Jesus


Christ
Himself gave directly to us.

3. Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days
scoffers,
walking after their own lusts,

4. And saying, Where is the promise of His coming? for since the
fathers
fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of
crea-tion.

# In other words, the scoffers say, we've heard this over and over,
and
nothing ever happens.

5. For this they willingly are ignor-ant of, that by the Word of God
the
heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in
the
water:

# "Of old" does not specify a long time ago, but rather earlier, a
heaven in the world that was, the heavens of old, and notice it says,
they are willingly ignorant.

6. Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water,
perished:
# This is not talking about the flood of Noah. This speaks of the
world
that was before the foundations of this world that is, as we know it,
were lain. Certainly the Father did not destroy the world and create
this one of pain and sorrow for no reason, and to delve into this, we
must go to the very beginning, or to the book of Genesis. Now don't
complicate this for yourself. It is too bad we cannot just read it in
the Hebrew and Greek because then we would see the simplicity in
Christ's teachings.

# You are aware that scientists have proved that this earth is
millions
of years old, and this is not at vari-ance from the scriptures. Most
transla-tions of the Word of God by men interpret this world as
limited
to an age of 6,000 years, but this is not true, and the reason for
their
error is that these translators are not aware of the world that was.
So
let us turn to Genesis 1:1 to better understand this.

1. In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.

# Now you'll notice the punctuation mark is a period. Verse one has
ended, and it simply says, in the beginning He created the heaven and
earth. All right; it doesn't say when.

2. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon
the
face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the
waters.

# Let's break this back to the Hebrew which does not say the earth
was
with-out form and void. It says that this came to pass. In other
words,
the earth became void, or it was destroyed. So in the first verse, it
was in a state of perfection and in the second verse, it perished
from
the waters, as we read just moments ago above in II Peter 3:6. This
is
not generally taught, but believe me, this is what is said. This is
the
secret or the mystery of the creation being the world that was. The
world that is of pain and sorrow that we know was not always so. The
Creator and the creation were perfect.

# You know Jesus Christ has said, the first shall be last and the
last
shall be first (Matt. 19:30). Now I tell you this, God's kingdom was
on
earth in the world that was, and it will again be on this earth in
the
world that is to be. In order to search God's plan to understand
better
this age of ours and by that I mean the world that is, the world
that we
know, first let us contemplate one thing. It is taught God can do all
things and this is true, but consider love. Would He want to force
your
love or would it be worth having if it were forced? Love can not be
bought, ordered or sold and still be genuine and have value. Love
comes
from within the heart or from within the soul or spirit of each
individual entity as a gift, without demands, without strings. And
God
wants us to love Him above every-thing else. Now remember Satan
stopped
loving Him and also remember, we're talking about the world that was
or
existence before the flesh body. There was a spiritual war at that
time,
when the kingdom of God was upon this earth in the world that was. To
say you pre-existed in the flesh is incorrect, but when each child
draws
its first breath from where does the spirit and the soul come from
that enters that body? It comes from the Father, so common sense,
without the aid even of this Bible, tells you and you know that it is
from before and from Him.

# Understanding the prior spiritual war makes clear that the Father
was
not showing partiality in choosing the elect. They stood for Him
against
Satan in that battle, and that is why the elect were chosen. They
earned
the right to he chosen.
# Consider then the world that was, in regard to why it was
destroyed.
Let us turn to the 28th chapter of Ezekiel and let me say the first
twelve verses concern Satan after his fall, while from verse 12 on,
it
speaks of Satan before his fall. Now bear in mind that Satan was
created. He was not born of woman. He was a supernatural being that
served on this earth in the world that was before the destruc-tion.

# Now, Ezekiel 28:12.

12. Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say
unto him, Thus saith the Lord God; thou sealest up the sum, full of
wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

# Understand this. In the Hebrew, this word "Tyrus" means rock. Now,
your Rock is the living Father; and make no mistake here, this is the
impostor rock. This is Satan, and when you take it back to the
Hebrew,
then it can be no one else.

13. Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone
was
thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the
onyx,
and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and
gold:
the work-manship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in
thee in
the day that thou wast created.

# Note that it says Satan was created, not born. It also declares a
geographi-cal location, so there will be no doubt in your mind as to
where he was. He was in the garden of Eden, in which Eve was seduced
by
this one in the guise of a serpent.

14. Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee
so:
thou wast upon the holy mountain of God: thou host walked up and
down in
the midst of the stones of fire.

# In the original writings, the cherub that covereth was the


protector
of the mercy seat. Do you know what the mercy seat is? It is the
seat of
the Son of God. This archangel was a pro-tector of the most holy. (If
you care to pursue this, Exodus 25:I9-20 tells you who was on each
end
of the ark.)

# Note that it was the Lord God that set him so. God created him in
all
this beauty and wisdom and allowed him to walk at the very throne
itself.

15. Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast
created,
till iniquity was found in thee.

# In other words, he stopped loving God. He loved himself more.

16. By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of
thee with violence, and thou hast sinned:
therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and
will destroy thee, 0 covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of
fire.

# Note he was filled from within. What comes from within?. . .love,
but
also pride and vanity! Satan is the only one who carries a death
sentence at this time, and I speak not of death of the flesh, but of
the
soul. Christ came to this earth and died on the cross to destroy
death,
or Satan. Lest you again question the fairness of this, let us
digress a
moment.

# In Rev. 12:3 you will find that old dragon drew a third of the
stars
of heaven, which were spirit bodies or souls, and he misled them,
making
it necessary for God to place them on this earth in its present form.
Why was this necessary? It was necessary because otherwise He would
have
had to destroy all of them to restore or-der. In other words, that
third
had stopped loving God, when they followed Satan, and He did not
wish to
force a love.. He wanted that love to come willingly from them.
That's
why this world is as it is. He put these people in the position of
remembering nothing, so they might have a free choice, or in other
words, so they might live and learn. These are my thoughts and not
necessarily Biblical, but I assure you they are backed up by
twenty-eight years research in Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic. Believe
me, He
would not care for a love that was forced. After all, would you?

# So let us re-cap briefly. These peo-ple, or these soul bodies,


lived
in a state of perfection, and Satan de-ceived them into following
him.
So the Father had a decision to make. He could destroy a third of His
children and restore order, or He could destroy the world that was
and
create the one that is, causing each entity to be born into complete
innocence in the flesh. For what reason?... to live, to study, to
learn,
to know God's Word and to make a free-will choice. I am not talking
about reincarnation, and don't try to label me with that. I'm talking
about the spirit, the soul body, that entity whatever you prefer to
call
it.. that part of you that shall be eternal or that will pass through
this earth one time in the flesh and live on in eternity in a changed
form.

# Because we were born into innocence in the flesh or without


remembrance of the world that was, is the reason Peter said, as we
read
earlier (II Peter 3:1), I want to call this to your remembrance. This
may sound strange to you, but allow me this. God's elect experienced
these things when they were in the soul entity, so if this makes
sense
to you, it also means it has been called to your remem-brance.

# There were seven thousand people, one hundred forty-four thousand


alto-gether, that fought in that spiritual war, the first rebellion
of
Satan, and they stood with Michael against Satan. They gave not one
inch, and bless you, if you're one of the elect, you fought in that
battle. You were judged and found not wanting at that time. And now
your
purpose is to help fulfill this beautiful plan of salva-tion by
educating and leading your people back to the truth and the iden-
tity of
this evil one, so they being aware of the full truth may make a
voluntary choice.

# Let us continue with Ezek. 28:17.

17. Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast
corrupted
thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the
ground,
I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.

# You became vain or consumed with self-love.

18. Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine


iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffic; there-fore will I bring
forth a fire from the midst of thee, and it shall devour thee, and I
will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that
behold thee.

# This says that he will he destroyed to ashes and he will be no


more.
It does not mean that Satan will burn forever in sight of the
throne, as
many teach. This day will occur at the end of the millennium.

19. All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at
thee:
thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.

# Or, destroyed totally. Now understand, through Satan will come this
so-called peace, or one worldism in the year 1981 and Satan himself
will
appear in the flesh as a religious leader, saying that he is the
Messiah. At that time Christ will speak through your lips so that our
people will know the truth. Satan will then be bound in a pit. As we
are
told in I Corinthians 15:52, all will be changed in a twinkle of the
eye
back to that incorruptible body. In other words, all will become of
sound mind at that last trump, which will herald the start of the
millen-nium.

# Why is it recorded in Matt. 7:22 that when Christ returns the


people
will say to Him, Lord, Lord, I have healed in Your name and He will
answer, Depart from Me; I know you not. These people were deceived
into
worshipping the false messiah, but our God is a loving God, so should
they be of a denomination or an out and out hea-then, He will not
destroy any before they have full knowledge, and during the
millennium
the 114,000 will teach with Christ, as it is recorded clearly in the
20th chapter of Revelation.

# Thus we begin to see and understand God's plan. Let us return to II


Peter 3.6 and we will repeat verse 6.

6. Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water,
perished:

7. But the heavens and the earth which are now, by the same Word are
kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and
perdi-tion of ungodly men.

# "By the same 'Word" of course refers to God's Word. And for what is
the earth set aside? Yahveh is a consuming, cleansinq fire. He it is
that shall judge at the end of the millennium. Now Satan is the only
one
under the sen-tence of death, so who are these ungod-ly men?
Inasmuch as
we have free will to make our choice of which Master we will serve
and
love, these can only be those that choose to follow Satan at the end
of
the millennium.

8. But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is
with
the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

# Do you know what shall happen at the end of that thousand years?
Skip
on down to the 12th verse.

12. Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God wherein
the heavens being on fire shall be dis-solved, and the elements shall
melt with fervent heat.

# The day of God is that day of judg-ment.

13. Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens
and
a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.

# Now this says "new," but in the Greek it is renewed, or especially


of
fresh-ness. I feel it means it will be re-turned to its original
state
of perfec-tion in the world that will be.

# Remember Jesus' words: the first shall be last, and the last first
(Matt. 19:30, 20:16; Mark 10:31). He speaks of His kingdom here on
earth, and you of the elect have earned the right to be a part in
bringing about the kingdom which shall be under Jesus Christ.

# Turn with me, if you will, to Ephe-sians 1:1.

1. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints


which are at Ephesus, and to the faith-ful in Christ Jesus:

# By whose will does Paul speak?. . .by the will of God. And to whom
is
he speaking?. . . to the saints: in other words, the elect.

2. Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord
Jesus Christ.

3. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath
blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:

4. According as He hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the


world, that we should be holy and with-out blame before Him in love:

# In what?.. in love. Because you love Him, you seek Him, and He
doesn't
have any doubt about it. It was your love for Him in standing against
Satan in the first place that caused you to be one of the elect.

5. Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus


Christ
to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will.

# Note according to His good pleasure, His plan; not yours.

6. To the praise of the glory of His grace, wherein He hath made us


accepted in the beloved.

# He made us the firstfruits, or elect (Romans 8:29).


7. In whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of
sins, according to the riches of His grace;

8. Wherein He hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;

# The greatest wisdom in the world is knowing the plan of God, and
it is
embodied in the simplicity of the teachings of Jesus Christ. You can
understand God's plan, because you are one of the elect but few can
un-derstand because they haven't ears to hear. God placed a stupor
upon
them, remember? Cruel? No. It was because He loved them. They did not
stand against Satan before, and they do not now, but where iniquity
is
com-mitted in ignorance, there is no sin.

# When Satan appears on earth in the not too distant future and they
worship him in ignorance, don't mourn for them. Their ignorance will
be
their protec-tion. But by their own teachings, they'll believe
they're
going to burn in hell when they realize their error. This will lead
them
to honor you when you begin to teach and to show all people the full
truth. We do indeed have a loving and forgiving Father who will give
all
an opportunity for eternal life, all that is, but the son of
perdition.

9. Having made known unto us the mystery of His will, according to


His
good pleasure which He hath pur-posed in Himself:

# Hebrews 2:14 is the reference which gives the purpose of His will.

10. That in the dispensation of the fulness of times He might gather


to-gether in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and
which are on earth; even in Him.

# You have a part in that plan. But am I saying only the elect are
going
to be saved? No, I do not say that, I am saying the elect under
Christ's
direct leadership are going to lead and teach, and salvation shall
come
to all the world that shall love Him.

# Let us turn now to the book of John, in which Jesus prayed to the
Father just prior to His crucifixion, and this prayer concerned the
elect. He was talking directly to the Father of you, and I choose to
read the major part of this chapter.

#John 17.

1. These words spake Jesus, and lifted up His eyes to heaven, and
said,
Fa-ther, the hour is come; glorify Thy
Son, that Thy son also may glorify Thee:

2. As Thou hast given Him power over all flesh, that He should give
eternal life to as many as Thou hast given Him.

# He's talking about the elect specifi-cally here, but others will be
included (v. 20). Be patient.

3. And this is life eternal, that they might know Thee the only true
God, and Jesus Christ, whom Thou hast sent.

# You'll notice this specified the only true God, meaning Yahveh, the
living Father and not Satan.

4. I have glorified Thee on the earth: I have finished the work which
Thou gavest Me to do.

# It is completed.

5. And now, 0 Father, glorify Thou Me with Thine ownself with the
glory
which I had with Thee before the world was.

# Or, the glory shared there with you before the foundations of this
world that is.

6. I have manifested Thy name unto the men which Thou gavest Me out
of
the world: Thine they were, and Thou gavest them Me; and they have
kept
Thy word.

# When the word "men" is used, it means in the Greek "human beings";
in
other words, men and women.

7. Now they have known that all things whatsoever Thou hast given Me
are
of Thee.

# Or, they know You sent Me.

8. For I have given unto them the words which Thou gavest Me; and
they
have received them, and have known surely that I came out from Thee,
and
they have believed that Thou didst send Me.

9. I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which Thou
hast given Me; for they are Thine.

10. And all Mine are Thine, and Thine are Mine; and I am glorified in
them.

11. And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world,
and I
come to Thee. Holy Father, keep through Thine own name those whom
Thou
hast given Me, that they may be one, as We are.

12. While I was with them in the world, I kept them in My name: those
that Thou gavest Me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the
son
of perdi-tion; that the scripture might he ful-filled.

# The son of perdition is that same King of Tyre. .. the false rock,
the
false god. This rock is not our Rock (Deut. 32:31). Also see Deut.
32:4,
5, which says, "He is the Rock, His work is perfect: for all His ways
are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is
He.
They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of His
children: they are a perverse and crooked generation." And do not
believe that we will gather back to Christ, until that son of
perdition
has appeared in the holy place trying to prove himself to be God.

13. And now come I to Thee; and these things I speak in the world,
that
they might have My joy fulfilled in them-selves.

14. I have given them Thy Word; and the world hath hated them,
because
they are not of the world, even as
I am not of the world.

# Why are the elect not of the world?.. because they were chosen
before
the foundation of this world, and in a sense because being on a
spiritual level of thinking, their dedication and their actions, in
fact, their lives are ruled by God.

15. I pray not that Thou shouldest take them out of the world, but
that Thou shouldest keep them from evil.

16. They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

# You see the emphasis here. Jesus repeated this twice.

17. Sanctify them through Thy truth; Thy Word is truth.

18. As Thou host sent Me into the world, even so have I also sent
them
into the world.

# You see the destiny here. You have a purpose.

19. And for their sakes, I sanctify Myself, that they also might be
sancti-fied through the truth.

20. Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall
believe on Me through their words.

# In other words, you will teach them. Why did these others not
believe?. . .be-cause they were blinded to the truth.. because the
Gentiles needed salvation.

# These people, identified as Jews in the Bible, called those who


were
not of their religion "Gentiles" or heathens. This would include us,
but
these Jews not only rejected the Son of God, they crucified Him. Now
Jesus Christ has told us in many places scripturally that only
through
Him can we reach the living Father. There-fore if you do not know
your
identity, if your knowledge of the true Son of God is so sketchy that
you will accept the false one who will appear first saying he is the
true Messiah (II Thess. 2:3), you would fall info this
category of "Gentile."

# Now let us return to Christ's prayer in John 17. In these


particular
verses, Jesus Christ prays specifically for the elect, but also for
those others that shall believe our words.. those you are to teach.
You,
the elect, have a great responsibility.

21. That they all may be one; as Thou, Father, art in Me, and I in
Thee,
that they also may be one in Us: that the world may believe that Thou
hast sent Me.

22. And the glory which Thou gavest Me I have given them; that they
may
he one, even as We are one:

23. I in them, and Thou in Me, that they may he made perfect in one;
and
that the world may know that Thou hast sent Me, and hast loved them,
as
Thou hast loved Me.

# Can you comprehend the magnitude of the love spoken of here?

24. Father, I will that they also, whom Thou hast given Me, be with
Me
where I am; that they may behold My glory, which Thou hast given Me:
for
Thou lovedst Me before the foundation of the world.

25. 0 Righteous Father, the world hath not known Thee: but I have
known
Thee, and these have known that Thou hast sent Me.

26. And I have declared unto them Thy name, and will declare it: that
the love wherewith Thou host loved
Me may he in them, and I in them.

# O, what a loving Father we worship. His children shall have victory


over sin and death. They shall have eternal life in Christ's kingdom
that is coming!