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The Fall Holy Days

Reincarnation
allows all of the
souls that have 
ever lived to live
during the 1,000
reign of Christ The next set of Festivals occur in the Fall and are the Feast of Trumpets, The Day of Atonement, Feast of Tabernacles and the Last Great Day. In the future, Christ will fulfill special functions and the fall holy days symbolize the rest of the plan.

The Feast of Trumpets, as recorded in the Old Testament, is a commanded assembly for Israel that includes a blowing of trumpets. Trumpets have special meaning for they are used as a warning. Ancient Israel used trumpets to warn of war and to call the people together. Trumpet blasts also proceeded important occasions such as the crowning of a new King.

Numbers 29:1 And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, ye shall have an holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work: it is a day of blowing the trumpets unto you. KJV

The Jews call the Feast of Trumpets Rosh Hashanah. The Jews consider the ten days between the Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah) and the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) as having special meaning. "The ten days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are called Aseret Yemei Teshuvah, the Ten Days of Repentance". Revelation also speaks of repentance in conjunction with the blowing of trumpets. It speaks of a great tribulation where God sends his wrath on the Earth to punish mankind for its sins. The punishments are a call to repentance. God gives mankind one last chance to turn from evil before Christ returns. There are seven trumpets each blown by an angel of God. Each trumpet precedes an important event that occurs just before Christ returns. The symbolism of the seven trumpets is detailed in Revelation 8,9 and 11. Six of the trumpet blasts represent a warning of plagues and woes upon mankind. The seventh trumpet blast announces the triumphant return of Christ to rule all of the kingdoms of the world

The Feast of Trumpets, during the time of the Old Testamen was a commanded assembly with a blowing of trumpets. It foreshadowes the upcoming 7 trumpets spoken of in Revelation.

Revelation 8: 1 And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour. 2 And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.

This is the coming great tribulation where God sends his wrath on the earth to punish mankind for its sins so that they will repent and turn away from their evil. The seven trumpets are seven great plagues.

Revelation 9: 20 And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk: 21 Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.

The last (seventh) trump is when Christ returns. 1 Thessalonians 4: 16 For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.

This leads us to the Day of Atonement. The original ritual God commanded Israel on the day of atonement involved fasting and two goats. Lots were cast over the goats. One was sacrificed and one was led into the wilderness.

Leviticus 16: 7 And he shall take the two goats, and present them before the LORD at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 8 And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the other lot for the scapegoat. 9 And Aaron shall bring the goat upon which the LORD's lot fell, and offer him for a sin offering. 10 But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make an atonement with him, and to let him go for a scapegoat into the wilderness.

Christ represents the goat that was sacrificed for sins. Notice it was the goat in "which the LORD's lot fell". Satan is represented by the goat led into the wilderness. Scapegoat is not the best translation because Satan is actually charged as being responsible for the sins of mankind. Young's Literal Translation uses the more accurate phrase 'goat of departure. This Holy Day is a shadow of when Christ returns right after the plague of the seven trumpets and it is when Satan is bound for a thousand years.

Revelation 20: 1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.

The original observance that God commanded Israel for the Day of Atonement involved a 24-hour fast and a ritual with two goats. Lots were cast over the goats. One was sacrificed, and one was led into the wilderness.

Leviticus 16:7 And he shall take the two goats, and present them before the LORD at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 8 And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the other lot for the scapegoat. 9 And Aaron shall bring the goat upon which the LORD's lot fell, and offer him for a sin offering. 10 But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make an atonement with him, and to let him go for a scapegoat into the wilderness. KJV

The goat that was sacrificed for sins represents Christ. It was the goat in "which the Lord's lot fell." The goat led into the wilderness represents Satan. Scapegoat is not an accurate translation because Satan is actually charged as being responsible for the sins of mankind. A scapegoat has the meaning of one unjustly accused. This is another word that translates poorly into English. There is no word for word equivalence from Hebrew to English. The original Hebrew word is aza'zel {az-aw-zale'}. It is derived from two Hebrew words, azal {aw-zal'} [to go away, fail, to disappear] and ez {aze} [goat]. Its full meaning is goat of departure or the goat of failure. Satan is the ultimate failure for he is the father of rebellion and evil. This is appropriate because this Holy Day foreshadows the time when Satan will be locked away for a thousand years. This day allows for mankind to finally be AT-ONE-MENT with God because Satan, mankind's spiritual adversary, is removed and prevented from deceiving mankind for one thousand years.

Revelation 20:1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season. KJV

The Day of Atonement is the Holy Day that symbolically foreshadows the time when Satan is bound for 1,000 years. Because Christ defeated Satan during his time on Earth as a man, Christ will replace him as ruler of this world at his return. The fulfillment of the Plan of God is to dispose of Satan and install Christ as the King of the World! Satan, the god of this World, must be banished before God sets up the Kingdom of God on Earth with Christ as King. This was also prophesied in Daniel 2. The prophecy in Daniel details the four major empires of the world. The fourth and final empire is represented as existing at the close of the age by the feet and toes of clay and iron. When the final World Empire (ruled by the beast and the false prophet) is destroyed by the return of Christ, Satan's rule on this Earth ends also. The mountain spoken of in the prophecy represents the Kingdom of God which will be ruled and setup by Christ at his return.

Daniel 2:34 Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces. 35 Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole Earth. KJV

The New Testament Church kept the Day of Atonement.

And we find this annual holy day recognized in the New Testament. In Acts 27:9, when Paul was on his perilous sea voyage to Rome, it is recorded that "when sailing was now dangerous, because the fast was now already past…" See the margin in your Bible. The fast refers to the Day of Atonement the 10th day of the seventh month. Now this day could not then have been past on that particular year unless that day was still in full effect and force and existence..

After Satan is banished and Christ replaces him, the 1,000 years of Christ's rule begins.

Then comes the Feast of Tabernacles which represents the 1,000 year reign of Christ.

Revelation 20: 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. 5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

Reincarnation Millenium

During the Millenial Reign of Christ anyone who hadn't  accepted The Messiah - Buddhist, Native American, Pagan, Orthodox Jew,  whatever - would be given the chance to accept him, and wouldn't go to
hell. 

The traditional Christian view is that only those who have accepted Christ as their personal saviour will go to heaven and everyone else will go to hell.  Further restricting the scope, their are several churches that teach they "are the one true church" and only by fellowhipping with them is your eternal life with Christ protected and assured.

Further limiting the number of people who can go to heaven is the fact that people have lived and died for about 4,000 years before Christ was born.  At this point you have to wonder why an all powerful God is so limited in getting people into the Kingdom of God

The answer to the question is called the plan of God.  Christ plays a pivotal role in repairing the damage done by Satan to the original plan of God.  In the original plan of God those seeking God would realize that their source and being was from God and that their was a path to achieve union once again.

This is the information Satan does not want you to know.  First of all Satan does not want you to know that your soul has an eternal pre-existence and was originally in perfect union with God. 

God spoke of Jeremiahs pre-existence.

Jeremiah 1
1 The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin. 2 The word of the Lord came to him in the thirteenth year of the reign of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah, 3 and through the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, down to the fifth month of the eleventh year of Zedekiah son of Josiah king of Judah, when the people of Jerusalem went into exile.

The Call of Jeremiah
4 The word of the Lord came to me, saying,
5 "Before I formed you in the womb I knew [1] you,
before you were born I set you apart;
I appointed you as a prophet to the nations."

6 "Ah, Sovereign Lord ," I said, "I do not know how to speak; I am only a child."
7 But the Lord said to me, "Do not say, 'I am only a child.' You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you. 8 Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you," declares the Lord .

Satan does not want you to know that because you are of God, you never cease to exist even during death.  Your path to God is by living a series of lives, each life living more holy and righteous than before

Satan has turned that upside down because every life in the past 100 years is more likely to engage in evil and lose progress toward God instead of toward God.

God put in place a plan spanning 7,000 that will ultimately overcome the negative and evil momentum that Satan is manifesting in our world today.

The Epistle of Barnabus explains it very well.

The Epistle of Barnabas
Chapter 13

[1] Furthermore it is written concerning the sabbath, in the Ten Commandments, which God spake in the Mount Sinai to Moses, face to face; Sanctify the sabbath of the Lord with pure hands, and with a clean heart.

[2] And elsewhere he saith; If thy children shall keep my sabbaths, then will I put my mercy upon them.

[3] And even in the beginning of the creation he makes mention of the sabbath. And God made in six days the works of his hands; and he finished them on the seventh day, and he rested the seventh day, and sanctified it.

[4] Consider, my children, what that signifies, he finished them in six days. The meaning of it is this; that in six thousand years the Lord God will bring all things to an end.

[5] For with him one day is a thousand years; as himself testifieth, saying, Behold this day shall be as a thousand years. Therefore, children, in six days, that is, in six thousands years, shall all things be accomplished.

[6] And what is that he saith, And he rested the seventh day; he meaneth this; that when his Son shall come, and abolish the season of the Wicked One, and judge the ungodly; and shall change the sun and the moon, and the stars; then he shall gloriously rest in the seventh day.

The sabbath represents the coming 1,000 year reign of Christ . This One Thousand Year Reign of Christ, which the Apostle John also wrote of in Revelation, is prophecied in the Old Testament as well.

Chapter 20 of Revelation discusses the entire framework of prophecy for the next 1,100 years or so.

Revelation 20

The Thousand Years

1And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key to the Abyss and holding in his hand a great chain. 2He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil, or Satan, and bound him for a thousand years. 3He threw him into the Abyss, and locked and sealed it over him, to keep him from deceiving the nations anymore until the thousand years were ended. After that, he must be set free for a short time.
4I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony for Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshiped the beast or his image and had not received his mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years. 5(The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended.) This is the first resurrection. 6Blessed and holy are those who have part in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.

Satan's Doom

7When the thousand years are over, Satan will be released from his prison 8and will go out to deceive the nations in the four corners of the earth--Gog and Magog--to gather them for battle. In number they are like the sand on the seashore. 9They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God's people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them. 10And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

The Dead Are Judged

11Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. Earth and sky fled from his presence, and there was no place for them. 12And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books. 13The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead that were in them, and each person was judged according to what he had done. 14Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. The lake of fire is the second death. 15If anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.
NIV

This chapter is packed with so much information that I can only skim over the high points for now.

0) Satan Bound 1,000 years

1) Christ returns - reigns with saints 1,000 years

2) Satan released - deceives many.

3) War then judgement.

4) Those found unworthy throne in lake of fire and experience no bodies forever.

5) Those found worthy new Heaven and New Earth (Rev 21)

The question we have to ask is: "If folks can have more than one life (resurrection) can they have more than one life another way (reincarnation)?

The answer is yes if we believe the Bible.

John 3:3 In reply Jesus declared, "I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.

Christ confirmed reincarnation was a reality because the Bible prophecied a great Prophet would be reincarnated and Christ pointed out that John the Baptist fulfilled the prophecy.

Matthew 11
13For all the Prophets and the Law prophesied until John. 14And if you are willing to accept it, he is the Elijah who was to come. 15He who has ears, let him hear.

Is there any scriptural evidence that mankind will somehow have a chance to be saved even though they lived before Christ?

It turns out the the Apostle Paul had something to say about that.

Galatians 3
7 Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.
8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.

By this statement. Paul announces that God's plan is to bless all nations through Christ.

1 Timothy 2
3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;
4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus

God wants all men to be saved.  This would include the ones that lived before Christ.

The 1,000 reign of Christ represents rest for all that enter.

John 3:3 ... no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.

Hebrews 4


A Sabbath-Rest for the People of God

1Therefore, since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it. 2For we also have had the gospel preached to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because those who heard did not combine it with faith.[1] 3Now we who have believed enter that rest, just as God has said,
"So I declared on oath in my anger,
'They shall never enter my rest.' "[2] 4And yet his work has been finished since the creation of the world. For somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day in these words: "And on the seventh day God rested from all his work."[3] 5And again in the passage above he says, "They shall never enter my rest."
6It still remains that some will enter that rest, and those who formerly had the gospel preached to them did not go in, because of their disobedience. 7Therefore God again set a certain day, calling it Today, when a long time later he spoke through David, as was said before:
"Today, if you hear his voice,
do not harden your hearts."[4] 8For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken later about another day. 9There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; 10for anyone who enters God's rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his. 11Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following their example of disobedience.

Remember a day equals a thousand years and a thousand years equals a day?  The coming Sabbath rest for the People of God occurs during the 1,000 year reign of Christ. 

When will the bad souls be reincarnated? 

Rev 20:7When the thousand years are over, Satan will be released from his prison 8and will go out to deceive the nations in the four corners of the earth--Gog and Magog--to gather them for battle. In number they are like the sand on the seashore.

Christ promised that his followers would have  blessings in such abundance that it would require many lives to hold it all.

Mark 10

27Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God."
28Peter said to him, "We have left everything to follow you!"
29"I tell you the truth," Jesus replied, "no one who has left home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields for me and the gospel 30will fail to receive a hundred times as much in this present age (homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children and fields--and with them, persecutions) and in the age to come, eternal life. 31But many who are first will be last, and the last first."

Jeus specifically promises that any follower of his that loses home or family for faollowing him will have hundreds of homes and mothers and property.  This can only occur in multiple lifetimes.  Christ's spoke of two ages.  In one age the followers get belessed with good life after good life.  In the age to come (Christ's reign) Eternal Life. 

Without Reincarnation Christ is a liar and cannot bring to pass this blessing. Some say the church fufills this.  Do you really get hundreds of homes and mothers in a church? 


Zechariah recorded YHWH as saying that he will leave heaven and live among all of mankind.

Zechariah 2
10 "Shout and be glad, O Daughter of Zion. For I am coming, and I will live among you," declares the Lord . 11 "Many nations will be joined with the Lord in that day and will become my people. I will live among you and you will know that the Lord Almighty has sent me to you. 12 The Lord will inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land and will again choose Jerusalem. 13 Be still before the Lord , all mankind, because he has roused himself from his holy dwelling."

Almighty God announces to all mankind that he is sending the Messiah to live among us.  All of mankind will have access through Christ.  The only way all of mankind can avail themselves of Christ before the day of Judgement is to reincarnate and live a physical life during Christ's reign.

Ezekial had a vision relating to all of all of Israel that has ever lived enjoying Jerusalem again.

Ezekiel 37
1 There hath been upon me a hand of Jehovah, and He taketh me forth in the Spirit of Jehovah, and doth place me in the midst of the valley, and it is full of bones,
2 and He causeth me to pass over by them, all round about, and lo, very many [are] on the face of the valley, and lo, very dry.
3 And He saith unto me, `Son of man, do these bones live?' And I say, `O Lord Jehovah, Thou -- Thou hast known.'
4 And He saith unto me, `Prophesy concerning these bones, and thou hast said unto them: O dry bones, hear a word of Jehovah:
5 Thus said the Lord Jehovah to these bones: Lo, I am bringing into you a spirit, and ye have lived,
6 and I have given on you sinews, and cause flesh to come up upon you, and covered you over with skin, and given in you a spirit, and ye have lived, and ye have known that I [am] Jehovah.'
7 And I have prophesied as I have been commanded, and there is a noise, as I am prophesying, and lo, a rushing, and draw near do the bones, bone unto its bone.
8 And I beheld, and lo, on them [are] sinews, and flesh hath come up, and cover them doth skin over above -- and spirit there is none in them.
9 And He saith unto me: `Prophesy unto the Spirit, prophesy, son of man, and thou hast said unto the Spirit: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: From the four winds come in, O Spirit, and breathe on these slain, and they do live.'
10 And I have prophesied as He commanded me, and the Spirit cometh into them, and they live, and stand on their feet -- a very very great force.
11 And He saith unto me, `Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; lo, they are saying: Dried up have our bones, And perished hath our hope, We have been cut off by ourselves.
12 Therefore, prophesy, and thou hast said unto them, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am opening your graves, And have brought you up out of your graves, O My people, And brought you in unto the land of Israel.
13 And ye have known that I [am] Jehovah, In My opening your graves, And in My bringing you up out of your graves, O My people.
14 And I have given My Spirit in you, and ye have lived, And I have caused you to rest on your land, And ye have known that I Jehovah, I have spoken, and I have done [it], An affirmation of Jehovah.'
Darby's Literal Translation

Nothing in this vision requires that every Israelite live all at the same time in Jerusalem.  That would be difficult considering the millions of Israelites that God said Would be Abrahams children (innumberable).  A thousand years is a long enough tiome for every Descendant of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob to have the opportunity to be born and live and die in Jerusalem.

Ezekial recorded a vision of all of Israel coming to life again. "Shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live" (We come from God and live in bodies again)

John 3:3 ... no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.

Question:  Is this the resurrection spoken of at the end of Revelation 20?

Answer:  Revelation 20 does not describe souls getting bodies.  Judgement day is for the dead not the living.  Those that fail get no more bodies.  They experience discarnate existence forever. The Lake of Fire destroys all bodies leaving only the naked ego awareness to experience suffering.

Revelation 20

12And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books. 13The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead that were in them, and each person was judged according to what he had done. 14Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. The lake of fire is the second death. 15If anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.


Question: What happens to those that are judged worthy to continue do they get to be born into new bodies? The answer is in Revelation 21 and Isaiah 65.

Revelation 21

The New Jerusalem

1Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. 2I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. 3And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. 4He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away."
5He who was seated on the throne said, "I am making everything new!" Then he said, "Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true."
6He said to me: "It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To him who is thirsty I will give to drink without cost from the spring of the water of life. 7He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.

NIV

What kind of bodies will these people have?  They will have physical bodies as prophesied in Isaiah.

Isaiah 65
New Heavens and a New Earth
17 "Behold, I will create
new heavens and a new earth.
The former things will not be remembered,
nor will they come to mind.
18 But be glad and rejoice forever
in what I will create,
for I will create Jerusalem to be a delight
and its people a joy.
19 I will rejoice over Jerusalem
and take delight in my people;
the sound of weeping and of crying
will be heard in it no more.

20 "Never again will there be in it
an infant who lives but a few days,
or an old man who does not live out his years;
he who dies at a hundred
will be thought a mere youth;
he who fails to reach [1] a hundred
will be considered accursed.
21 They will build houses and dwell in them;
they will plant vineyards and eat their fruit.
22 No longer will they build houses and others live in them,
or plant and others eat.
For as the days of a tree,
so will be the days of my people;
my chosen ones will long enjoy
the works of their hands.
23 They will not toil in vain
or bear children doomed to misfortune;
for they will be a people blessed by the Lord ,
they and their descendants with them.
24 Before they call I will answer;
while they are still speaking I will hear.
25 The wolf and the lamb will feed together,
and the lion will eat straw like the ox,
but dust will be the serpent's food.
They will neither harm nor destroy
on all my holy mountain,"
says the Lord .
NIV

The reason we can be assured that this prophecy is not about the 1,000 reign of Christ because The New Heaven and New Earth occur after the Day of Judgement.

At this point a very important piece of information is revealed in the prophecy.  It speaks specifically about infants. Infants are born.  Jesus said you had to be born again to enter the Kingdom of God.  Infants born after the New Heaven and New Earth is established are guaranteed to live longer than one hundred years!  Most people will as long as trees.  Trees live upwards into thousands of years.

For as the days of a tree, so will be the days of my people;
 

"They will not toil in vain or bear children doomed to misfortune." (Isaiah 65:23)

Babies need souls to go with them.  Guess where souls come from at this point?  From the dead not thrown into the lake of fire.  The dead who had their names written in the book of life now can continue to live (have a body) in this Glorius Utopia called New Earth.

The important thing to remember is that if you haven't done the right thing before the day of judgement you are toast.  New Heaven and New Earth is the deluxe reward.  

The only time that all of mankind can have a chance for salvation is if they are born again during the time of Christ or accept Christ in a lifetime they are currently experiencing.  The difference betwen doing it in this life and doing it in another is a matter of timing.  If that lifetime occurrs after the First Ressurection you are gauranteed to experience the day of judgement.

 

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At the end of a thousand years Satan is released to deceive the nations again and this is when the War of Gog and Magog occurs around Jerusalem. Notice the following events which is what foreshadowed by the last Holy Day which follows right after the seven days of the Feast of Tabernacle. The Last Great day is a separate Holy Day with a separate meaning.

Revelation 20: 7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog, and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. 9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them. 10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever. 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. 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. 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. 14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. 15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

Now we have already had one resurrection 1,000 years before, this was the righteous who had truly accepted Christ as their saviour and made their robes white by his blood. They reigned with Chist 1,000 years. It says in Revelations that the rest of the dead;

Revelations 20: 5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished.

Notice that those not found written in the book of life were cast into the lake of fire. So what happens to those that were not thrown into the lake of fire and were not in the first resurrection? Note: All the bad people are gone!

Notice the how God saves the rest of humanity.

Revelation 21: 1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful. 6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely. 7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

However, we have another prophecy that makes it even plainer what is waiting for those who aren't thrown into the lake of fire.

Isaiah 65: 17 For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind. 18 But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create: for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy. 19 And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people: and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, nor the voice of crying. 20 There shall be no more thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days: for the child shall die an hundred years old; but the sinner being an hundred years old shall be accursed. 21 And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. 22 They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands. 23 They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the LORD, and their offspring with them. 24 And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear. 25 The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.

We know this prophecy in Isaiah is referencing the same as the one we saw in Revelation because they both talk about when God creates a new heaven and new earth. Notice the promise here, "for as the days of a tree are the days of my people."

Now remember that Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire, there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

So how do you live as long as a tree and not die? Well, its been done before!

Genesis 5: 23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years: 24 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.

Hebrews 11: 5 By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.

They will live out hundreds of years and then do as Paul spoke of.

1 Corinthians 15: 50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. 51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. 53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. 54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. 55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

Now Paul was speaking of those Christians who will be alive when Christ returns. But if you can be alive right before Christ returns and just be changed into incorruptible, then so can those that live after the new Jerusalem is on earth and God has established the new order of things.

It is important how we live our life. There is way more to it than just accepting Christ as our saviour. The called out ones who are true Christians will be in the first resurrection. The rest of humanity will have their opportunity for eternal life after the White Throne Judgement if they are in the book of life. So our eskimo Nanook has hope after all. God has a plan of Salvation for all of mankind, even for the eskimos living before the time of Christ.

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