Is Jesus Christ coming back to earth in peace and love to all upon the earth?
Just asking this question seems totally ignorant of the Scriptures to those who know what the Word of God teaches about THE RETURN OF JESUS CHRIST, and not just his return but HIS PERSON.
It is CRYSTAL CLEAR in the Scripture that JESUS CHRIST IS COMING TO JUDGE THE WORLD.
The fact is: JESUS IS GOD, and was IN THE BEGINNING, (John 1:1). The Word of God declares concerning the person of God that he is forever the same. This God of whom I speak said of himself: I CHANGE NOT.
Jesus Christ says: I AM THE SAME YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND FOREVER. In this declaration we see AN ETERNAL GOD WHO NEVER CHANGES.
Many see him as one who has changed from who he was in the Old Testament Scriptures, because under the New Covenant brought by Jesus to me, he offers salvation freely by Grace without works.
Jesus was standing in the Temple in the Old Covenant just like he is standing in this New Covenant Church. He is still the same Jesus, he has never changed, nor will he ever change. The ONLY THING DIFFERENT is what He said he would do for men, NOT HOW HE HAS CHANGED.
The fact is in the Old Testament we see how God judged the wicked. We even see how God judged his people Israel when they sinned. What makes you think that God will now NOT JUDGE MEN NOW [just because we are now in a New Covenant?].
Fact is the Scriptures show us a very clear picture of JESUS CHRIST COMING AGAIN IN REVELATION 19. In that scripture we see the Judgment of God in a most severe fashion – and let me remind you that day described is in the End Times, not the beginning days. It will happen at the End of the New Covenant days, AFTER the Day of the LORD (the 7 years of Tribulation).
“Then I saw a single angel standing in the sun, and with a loud voice he shouted to all the birds that fly in mid-heaven, saying, “Come, gather together for the great supper of God, so that you may feast on the flesh of kings, the flesh of commanders, the flesh of powerful and mighty men, the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them, and the flesh of all humanity, both free men and slaves, both small and great [in a complete conquest of evil].
Then I saw the beast and the kings and political leaders of the earth with their armies gathered to make war against Him who is mounted on the [white] horse and against His army. And the beast (Antichrist) was seized and overpowered, and with him the false prophet who, in his presence, had performed [amazing] signs by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image; these two were hurled alive into the lake of fire which blazes with brimstone.
And the rest were killed with the sword which came from the mouth of Him who sat on the horse, and all the birds fed ravenously and gorged themselves with their flesh.” Revelation 19:17-21.
Let us break down this Scriptures carefully pointing out what they are saying exactly:
In Verse 17 we see it says THERE IS COMING A DAY OF THE GREAT SUPPER OF GOD [to whom God is inviting all the Birds to come and feast]. THE BIRDS WHO WILL EAT THE FLESH OF THOSE WHO WILL BE DESTROYED.
Not only do we see the wicked being put to physical death, but we see their bodies eaten by vultures. Those men, women, boys, and girls, who are found to be wicked and evil AT HIS COMING and this day of His coming, will not enjoy PEACEFUL FUN AND GAMES.
The fact is HE IS COMING IN JUDGMENT UPON THE WICKED AND UNGODLY SINNERS WHO HAVE REJECTED HIM. The 18th verse goes even further to describe who will be judged at Jesus‟ Coming: “the flesh of all humanity, both free men and slaves, both small and great [in a complete conquest of evil].”
In other words there will be NO EVIL MEN SPARED THIS JUDGMENT DAY. The LORD intends to come back in JUDGMENT OF ALL EVIL MEN.
In Verse 19-20 it talks about THE ARMIES OF EVIL MEN WHO GATHER TO MAKE WAR WITH THE GOD COMING DOWN FROM HEAVEN. We see as the Scriptures paint a VIVID PICTURE of the LORD who will be sitting upon A WHITE HORSE JUDGING.
If there was going to be only peace and joy when the LORD comes again, and all men are going to be somehow saved, then please explain how WAR FITS THAT DESCRIPTION?
Many today are talking about a day when all men will be saved. Yet the Scriptures here talk about how God will bring an Army to judge all wicked and evil men.
In verse 20 we read how the Beast or Antichrist will be SEIZED AND OVERPOWERED BY THE LORD. Also we read about another who will be there: THE FALSE PROPHET.
Both of these people ARE MEN WITH MEN’S BODIES. When it describes their punishment and judgment one must realize JUST WHO THE LORD IS… because they both will be PUT INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE!
Not only will they both be placed in this Lake of Fire, but they will be put there ALIVE.
In another verse (Revelation 20:10) we read how the devil will be thrown into that same Lake of Fire (at the end of the 1000 year Kingdom which Jesus Christ will set up after his return to Earth) to join the two men already there, (the Antichrist and the False Prophet).
Those who do not believe that men will be TORMENTED IN THE LAKE OF FIRE FOREVER, they should read this verse:
“And the devil who had deceived them was hurled into the lake of fire and burning brimstone (sulfur), where the beast (Antichrist) and false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night, forever and ever,” Revelation 20:10.
All should be careful to take note of the wording: TORMENTED DAY AND NIGHT FOREVER AND EVER. Many today are teaching that a loving God would NOT make any man suffer FOREVER in a LITERAL HELL.
I read a commentary just a few days ago where a so called Bible Teacher was teaching that now that we are under Grace there would not be ANY men lost. He went on to say if there were some who would yet be lost they would not have to suffer an eternal Fire, but they would only die a second time and cease to exist.
In Verse 21 please note that the Scriptures say: JESUS CHRIST WILL KILL THEM WITH THE SWORD COMING OUT OF HIS MOUTH.
That Sword is the very WORDS OF JESUS CHRIST SPEAKING IN JUDGMENT. Again the Judgment will be a very real judgment and many will die and their bodies will be eaten by vultures and birds.
Farther study of End Time Scriptures teaching the coming of the LORD and Judgment is found in Matthew 25:41-46,
“Then He will say to those on His left, “Leave Me, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels (demons); for I was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink; I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me (with help and ministering care).
Then they also (in their turn) will answer, “LORD, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or as a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister to you?”
Then He will reply to them, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, to the extent that you did not do it for one of the least of these [my followers], you did not do it for Me. Then these [unbelieving people] will go away into eternal (unending) punishment, but those who are righteous and in right standing with God (will go, by His remarkable grace) into eternal (unending) life,”” Matthew 25:41-46.
In the above Scripture we see how Jesus Christ will further set up a Throne upon the Earth and CALL MEN STILL LIVING AFTER HE COMES DOWN FROM HEAVEN and will Judge the remainder of men who are living.
In this Judgment the LORD will separate those who are found to be SHEEP (believers who helped his people during the Tribulation), and the Sheep will ENTER INTO A KINGDOM WHICH WILL LAST 1000 YEARS.
The remaining people to be judged will be considered GOATS because they were ENEMIES OF GOD’S PEOPLE. He tells them a most startling judgment: “These (unbelieving people) will go away into eternal (unending) punishment.”
It should be noted that JESUS CHRIST will be the one who Judges Men and that Judgment will be most severe to all who are found to be evil.
Let me then Summarize what has been said:
When Jesus Christ comes back he will be THE SAME AS HE WAS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT AND HE WILL JUDGE ALL MEN. This same Jesus today is like he was then, and He will forever be himself.
The thing we need to see is HIS CHARACTER AND PERSON who is both SINLESS AND HOLY. The LORD Jesus Christ must Judge Sin, because of who He is, and his very nature of Holiness.
In this final Judgment there will be many KILLED (die physically at the spoken Words of the LORD) and many who will be sent ALIVE INTO THE FIRE (Hades the temporary place of punishment of the wicked who await the final judgment of the Lake of Fire).
It is then a great mistake and dangerous teaching to say that Jesus Christ has changed and that somehow there will not be a literal judgment upon all men.
We are living in the day of “THE ACCEPTABLE DAY OF THE LORD” where the LORD has purposed that ALL WHO WILL BELIEVE AND CALL UPON HIM will be SAVED BY GRACE, but this does not mean that the LORD is changed.
Only that God in his great Love for men has made a way IN HIS BLOOD SACRIFICE OF HIMSELF UPON THE CROSS, an “acceptable way” to save sinners.
But, these sinful men MUST BELIEVE. They MUST REPENT AND TURN TO THE LORD… ELSE THIS LORD JESUS CHRIST WILL FINALLY JUDGE THEM FOREVER.
More scripture to study about judgement:
“Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.
But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things. And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them which do such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God? Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God; who will render to every man according to his deeds: to them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: but unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile; but glory, honour, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile: for there is no respect of persons with God.” Romans 2:1-11 (KJV).
~ Desert Prophet Ken Dewey
The light will shine in His glory… In the desert.
Evangelist/ Prophet/ Pastor Ken Dewey is the founder of “OUT OF THE DESERT MINISTRIES“ in Belen, New Mexico, USA. He writes on this Web Site, many Prophetic words, Sermons and teachings while leading people into true church settings and preaching in an End Time Gospel Ministry.
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