Chapter 7 Verse 14 (God's WordTM)
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answered him, "Sir, you know."
he told me.
"These are the people who are coming out of the terrible suffering.
They have washed their robes
and made them white in the blood of the lamb.
I answered him, "Sir, you
John acknowledges that the leader since his death has had access to the
knowledge of heaven. John doesn't have this privilege yet.
Then he told me. "These are the people
There is no doubt about it, though, a multitude of believers come out
of the TERRIBLE SUFFERING period!
- who are coming out of the
This is the terrible suffering, Christ refers to in
Matthew 24:21 , where 'then' refers back to Matthew
24:15 when we see the "abomination of desolation standing in
the holy place"
Caution: the Rapture appears to be an absolute
dividing line. That is, if you rejected Christ before the rapture, you
will be deceived forever. (2
Thessalonians 2:10-12). Others believe you have a chance
during the terrible suffering (2
Peter 3:9-10), however, this verse comes after verse 9 .
There will be plenty of Bibles, Christian
literature, 144,000 sealed Israelites, and this Internet study
remaining during the terrible suffering.
- They have washed their robes and
made them white in the blood of the lamb.
The white robes are the "righteous acts of the saints.", Revelation 19:8 . That this
multitude are redeemed believers cannot be questioned because of the
washing of their robes.
To Sardis, Revelation
3:4 , the soiled garments, that is, the unrighteous acts,
keep most from walking with Christ. The walking is fellowship, and we
can only do that if there is no sin. Sin is cleansed by His blood, 1
John 1:7 .
1:18 refers to this process. Sins are equated to scarlet, yet
they will be made white as snow.
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