​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​I.  Will Every Saint be in the Bride Series?  
 
 
     A.  First - What is the Bride?

         
             The Bride
is the "prize
[32] of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus" (Phil.3:14) because there is
              NOTHING greater.
[57](Matt.22:, 25:1-13, Rev.21:2, 9; 22:17) When Eve was made (formed) and presented
              to Adam, she was made (built) from a "rib" taken from Adam. She was a help meet (aid) 
[45] 
              COMPLETING him.
(Gen.2:18-25) Note: (Gen.2:18) Without the "rib" Adam was not complete. This is a
              "high 
calling."


          1. The first Adam

              
The first Adam was a "figure"
(Rom.5:14) of Jesus who is called "the bridegroom(Matt.9:15;
                  Mark.2:19)
and the Church is compared with Eve which is "espoused (i.e. being made / formed) [46]
                 as a chaste virgin to Christ" for the last Adam
(1Cor.15:45, 2Cor.11:1-3)

       
    2. As of the moment we areespoused(engaged)


                   As of this moment Christ (our bridegroom)is our[17] head (as Joseph was over Mary - Matt:18-25,
                  Deut.24:1
) preparing us to be His Bride, sanctified and cleansed by the washing of water by the word.
​                 The purpose is "that he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle,
                 or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish." That they two (Christ and His
              Church
) shall be one flesh. (Marriage language) This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning 
              Christ and the church
.
(Eph.5:26-33) making her self ready. (Rev.19:7-8; 21:2, 9-27, Heb.12:22)

   C.  Second - Why is there to be a Marriage to Christ?

            The Marriage is not a "end of the season / year ending party" or some extravagant Banquet Dinner 
            where everyone is invited. The 
purpose for the Marriage of Christ and His Church is seen in    
           the first marriage
of the first Adam.
(Gen.2:18-25, 1Cor.15:45) 

          
 1. Make man is His (our) image and in our likeness. (Gen.1:26) 
           
2. Create Eve to be His (Adams) Bride / Marriage (Gen.2:18-25)
           
3. After Marriage ("God blessed them..."Adam and Eve) were told to be fruitful...subdue... have    
                 dominion...over every...thing...upon the earth." 
(Gen.1:28)
           
4. Have fellowship with God in the "cool of the evening" (Gen.3:8)
           
5. Dress...keep the garden of Eden. (Gen.2:15)
           
6. Eat freely of every tree in the garden except the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

                 Note: The apostle Paul called Christ the last Adam and addressed the Church as Eve, to explain
                 the ultimate purpose of God's redemptive plan. 
(Note: 1Cor.15:45, 2Cor.11:1-3, Eph.5:21-33 / Eph.3:1-12)


























    D. The marriage of the "firstAdam" sets the pattern

          The "first man Adam (
the figureRom.5:14 / model)
[3] was made a living soul; the last Adam (Jesus,
          the reality) was made a quickening spirit. Howbeit
that was not first which is spiritual,(Jesus) but that           
          which is natural;
(Adam) and afterward that which is spiritual. The first man is of the earth, earthy: the
          second man is the Lord from heaven."
(1Cor.15:45-47)

     
  1. The "first Adam" was to be married and to be one with Eve

               Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be
               one flesh."
(Gen.2:24-25, Eph.5:31-32)  

       
  2. After marriage Adam and Eve were to be fruitful...replenish the earth and
             subdue it: and have dominion" (Gen.1:28)
         
          
               God "blessed them, and God said unto them, be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and
               subdue
[28] it: and have dominion [29] over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over
               every  living thing that moveth upon the earth."
(Gen.1:28-29) 

               
              a. God's plan / purpose for the first Adam and Eve

                    (1)  Make man is His (our) image and in our likeness. (Gen.1:26) 
                    (2)  Create Eve to be His (Adams) Bride / Marriage (Gen.2:18-25)
                    (3)  After Marriage("God blessed them..."Adam and Eve) were told to be fruitful...subdue... have    
                         dominion
...over every...thing...upon the earth."
(Gen.1:28)
                    (4)  Have fellowship with God in the "cool of the evening" (Gen.3:8)
                    (5)  Dress...keep the garden
of Eden. (Gen.2:15)
                    (6)  Eat freely of every tree
in the garden except the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

              b.  However sin entered the world (Rom.5:12-14)
 
                    The serpent (dragon, old serpent, the Devil, Satan
Rev.12:9deceived (1Tim.2:14) the woman,
                    by
questioning[56] part of God's Word. (Compare Gen.2:16 with Gen.3:1-3, 2Cor.2:17; 11:3, 2Peter.
                      2:1-19,  Jude.1:1-4, Matt.4:1-11)
 This questioning[56] and question led to Eve's deception. (1Tim.2:14)
                    W
hen the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a  
                    tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto
                    her husband with her; and he did eat.
..and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men. 
                     (Rom.5:12-14)
This resulted in Adam and Eve being driven out of the Garden of Eden. (Gen.3:1-24,
                     note:v.24)


                  (1)  Now by "one man"(the first Adam Rom.5:12all men are out of fellowship with God 

 
                           Now all men (mankind, humanity) are "dead in trespasses and sin."(Eph.2:1-19) Our fig leaves
                           (i.e. our 
righteousness
Isa.64:6are rejected by God. (Gen.3:8-10, 21) and the flaming sword
​                        
(God's Word Eph.6:17,  Jer.23:29) is set to preventus from entering into God's presence (Gen.3:
                             22-24)
 This left the Garden of God neglected (no dressing / keeping Gen.3:8,15 / 1Cor.3:9) and
                           there was no subduing or taking dominion


                     (2) But God who is rich in mercy (Eph.2:4) provided the way back

                          He
 beganto sketch [30]out a plan (Blueprint Gen.3:15) of how He would redeem man back to
                          where Adam and fell from. This began with the Old Covenant / Testament which is divided into
                          two sections by the apostle Paul.
(Rom.5:12-21) Adam to Moses and Mosesto Christ) This Blue-
                          print / sketchy outline)
[30] began with the "coats of skins" and unfolded through each Old
                          Testament book until
(Heb.9:10) God sent "his own Son (the last Adam 1Cor.15:45, Ron.5:14)
                          in the likeness of sinful flesh,
(John.1:1-14, 18, Phil.2:6-8) and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: 
                          
That the righteousness of the law (i.e. the types,
(1Cor.10:11) patterns,(Heb.8:1-5; 9:1-26;
                            10:1-10) 
shadows,(Col.2:16-17) and figures (Rom.5:14, Heb.9:24) might be fulfilled in us, (as we
                          are inChrist Matt.5:17-19, 2Cor.5:17) who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit."(Rom.8:3-4)

                  Now God is redeeming us beginning with the "last Adam"























              



  E. The Paul interprets [14] Jesus as the "last Adam
 
          The "first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. Howbeit
          that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual
. The
          first man
(Rom.5:15-19) is of the earth, earthy; the second man (Rom.5:17) is the Lord from heaven. As
          is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are
          heavenly. And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly."
          
(1Cor.15:45-49)
 
        1. The Paul [14] uses this "figure"[30][3] to explain about the Bride (Eph.5:21-32)


              a. The Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam

                   God caused a deep sleep (a figure of the Last Adam's / Jesus' crucifixion). to fall upon (the first  
                    1Cor.15:45) Adam, and he slept: and he (God) took one of his ribs. (Gen.2:21-22)
                  
              
b. Then God "took one of his (the first Adams) ribs

​                   From this "rib" which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman." Just as the "first
                   Adam
" gave himself for his bride (Eve), Jesus has given Himself for His Bride the Church. (Eph.5:25)

                   Once the preparation of Eve / Church / Bride /
building completed (finished / perfected)[31] then
                  God
(as in the figure 
Gen.2:22)will bring the Church (Eve / Church Eph.5:27) to be presented to
                   the last Adam (Jesus) as "a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it
                   should be holy and without blemish.
 (Eph.5:21-32) Then  Jesus (the last Adam1Cor.15:45, Rom.5:14)
                   will be married to the Church as Eve was to the first Adam. 
(Gen.2:18-25, John.17:20-23, Eph.4:11-16;
                     5:21-33, 1Cor.15:45)​


                   Note: This is the language of the apostle Paul (who was taught by Jesus Gal.1:11-12) "That he might
                   present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it
                   should be holy and without blemish...For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
                   For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they
                  two
shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
                     (Eph.5:27-32)

                    Jesus prayed that the Church would become "one"
(Eph.5:30-32, John.17:17-23) / "unity of the
                  faith"
(Eph.4:13) which is foreshadowed by the  Day of Atonement / Feast of Tabernacles Col.2:16-17, 
                     
Heb.10:1



        2. Today the Church (Eve) is "espoused" the last Adam while she is being built

                 
               This is similar to our modern understanding of being "engaged" which should carry the same
               seriousness and commitment of the Biblical pattern.
[17] (2Cor.11:1-3)

         
3. Once the Marriage has taken place, then Gen.2:28 can be completely fulfilled

  
               A review ofGen.1:26-28.
"God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them
               have dominion
over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all
               the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own
               image,
in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. And God blessed them,
               and God said unto them,
Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have
            
  dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth
               upon the earth.


   F. When is the Marriage?

          In order to explain WHEN the Marriage will take place, the order of events in Revelation must 
         be studied.
This is because
some think the Marriage and the Second Coming happen at the SAME time,
          at any moment "in the twinkling of an eye". 
(1Cor.15:51-52, 1Thes.4:13-18) 

























         1. This doctrine had to be corrected in the Thessalonian Church

               After Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy's 
(2Thes.1:1; 2:1-2) first letter to the Thessalonians (1Thes,4:13-18),
               
they became shakened by spirit, by word, by letter (epistle) [33]because they misinterpreted the
               letter / epistle that 
Paul, Silvanus  and Timothy had written unto them. The Thessalonians were thinking
               the
"day of Christ was at hand."(2Thes.2:1-2) The apostle Paul writes
[34] there is a order."Let no man
               deceive you by any means: for that day
(the day of Christ) shall not come, except there come a falling
               away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; (antichrist) 
[35] Who opposeth and
               exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the
​               temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

            Paul wrote the Thessalonians, "Remember...when I was yet with [36] you, I told you
            these things?
(2Thes.2:5)


               (Note: Therefore the 
Thessalonians were  told this order BEFORE they received Paul's the first letter /
               epistle which included 1Thes.4:13-18)



                                                                                                                                  paruosia





                                                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                                                                  






                                                                                                                                                                                                  







         
2. The Marriage will take place during the time of the 7th. Seal
               
               The reason for this conclusion is because what the angel did at the opening of the opening of the
            
   7th. Seal(Rev.8:1-4) which is what Aaron the high priest did on The Day of Atonement in the Feast of
               
Tabernacles. (Note: This is still future to us but not passed Second Coming (parousia) (Rev.10:7,
                Acts.3:19-21
) because the mystery of God is finished at the Second Coming. (parousia)



           3.  The fruit of this marriage(Not fulfilled yet)

                 From this union[00] / unity (John.17:21-24, Eph.4:1-16) of Christ and His Church there will be the
                 man child.
[18] (Rev.12:1-17)Review: Phase.12  (Note: Rom.16:20) Note: This is the purpose of the
                 marriage.


         4.  Then (Christ / last Adam and His Church / Eve) will "subdue...(Not fulfilled yet)
                  
                After marriage(Gen.1:28) they will have dominion (Heb.2:8-9, Eph.1:20-23 / Eph.3:1-12, Phil.2:10,
                Rev.11:15)over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living that moveth upon
                the earth, "continuing on from where the "first Adam" and Eve fell from in the new earth
(Rev.22:1) and
                the new heaven. Obviously the Church is not married to Christ yet, and there is no dominion yet


   G. There will two groups at the time of the marriage

           The apostle Paul
(Gal.1:11-12)  "For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive    
          and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are
asleep. For the Lord himself
           shall descend from heaven with a  shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and
           the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with
           them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord."
(1Thes.4:13-18)

        
  1. The dead in Christ (They CANNOT be separated from the Alive and remain)   

               This is important because wherever you placed the Second Coming, the resurrection of the just MUST BE THERE! dead in Christ and those that alive and remain. CANNOT BE SEPARATED! (1Thes.4:13-18)
                 Remember our topic: "Will every Christian be in the Bride?" The dead in Christ will not be in the Marriage                because they don't resurrect until the Second Coming. (Review: PHASE 10)

  Who are Daniel's people?
    

​       Old Testament (dead) people of God - Some think this is another resurrection for the Old Testament    
       saints that is separate from the New Testament saints. This is incorrect and here is why. Daniel was told
       (a) "At that time" (the time of the end v.4 / The New Covenant) shall Michael (the archangel 1Thes.4:13) 
       stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy (Daniel's) people: (which are the Jews /
       the House of Judah (Dan.1:6) "And many of them (Daniel's people) that sleep in the dust of the earth (i.e.
       dead) shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. (Dan.12:1-2,
       Note: John.5:29, Acts.24:14) Then Daniel was told to shut up the book until the time of the end. (Dan.12:1-4)
​       The only way "Daniel's people" (The House of Judah / Jews)  can be made "just" is through the blood of Jesus.    
       (Eph.2:11-19, Gal.3:29) The Law could never take away sin. Heb.10:4, There is no other sacrifice for sin. 
       (Heb.10:26-29) This is the only way some will rise to "everlasting life"                             


"At that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.

2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
                            (b)  .
                            (c)  .
                            (d) . 
                    
Because there is only ONE resurrection for the dead in Christ when THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
                            returns. This it is    
                             important to understand that there is ONLY ONE second coming. (Review: PHASE 10,


2.  The dead in Christ and the  alive and remain are connected. The rise at the SAME time.   No separation!                       
          (1)  The Thessalonians were told the order of events, (2Thes.2:5) but were still think that the day of Christ                 was at hand [27] (any moment) The Second Coming)                         
          (2) That day (The Day of Christ) shall not come, except come                               
                (a)  Falling away                               
                (b)  Man of sin (antichrist) be revealed                         
          (3) .Time is short / last days                 
                b. The apostle John                         
                     (1)  The antichrist shall come (same as Paul - same teacher Jesus                                                 
                c. The apostle Peter - get your time clock in line with God's (2Peter,3:1-9)                    
                d. The apostle James-Still waiting for the latter and early rain
                    There will be a group that is "alive and remain" (at the time of the 7th. Seal) and there will be the    
                    "dead in Christ." which will remain dead   until the Second Coming / 7th. Trumpet / Last Trump.
                    (Review: PHASE 10)






   



















To be continued......


                 
   



















           2. Some see two Second Comings in 2Thes.2:1

                  Paul wrote, "Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming (parousia) of our Lord Jesus Christ,
                  and by our gathering together unto him...that the day of Christ is at hand. They say that when Paul
                  was referring to "the day of Christ," he was referring to the first of two Second Comings. They say that
                  when the Old Testament Prophets spoke of "the Day of the Lord" (Isa.2:12, Joel.1:15; 2:1, 31 / 
                    Acts.2:20, Joel.3:14, Amos.4:18-20, Obed.1:15, Zeph.1:13-15, Zech.14:1, Mal.4:5) ​they were prophesying
                  about "that day" (2Thes.2:3) spoken of by the apostle. Then it is said that the New Testament writers 
                  only spoke of the "Day of Christ" (2Thes.2:1, Phil.1:10; 2:16) which makes two Comings.

                   However the New Testament writers spoke of the second coming as the "day of our Lord Jesus
               Christ" (1Cor.1:8), the day of Jesus Christ (Phil.1:6), the day of Christ (Phil.1:10; 2:16, 2Thes.2:2)

                   Does this mean we have four different second comings because of these four different titles? No.
                  The answer for this is found in the revelation of the name that God gave to Peter on the day of
                  Pentecost. "Let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made the same Jesus, whom
               ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ." (Acts.2:36) This is why Paul (who was taught by Jesus
                  Gal.1:11-12) wrote, "Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming (parousia) of our Lord Jesus
               Christ." (2Thes.2:1)

                 a. The first Coming (The Word made flesh)

                      When God " the Word became flesh and dwelt among us" (John.1:1-18, Matt.1:17-25) Gabriel told
                      Mary to called Him Jesus. (Matt.1:21, Luke.1:26-31) At the river Jordan Jesus became the Christ (The
                      Messiah Dan.9:26 / anointed one Matt.3:13-17, John.1:35-41, Matt.11:2; 16:16 Matt.16:20; 24:5) Jesus
                  Christ then told His disciples (while He was "confirming the covenant" (Gal.3:16-17, Rom.15:8) "to
                      His own" (John.1:11) "I have yet many things to say unto you," (about my name)[17] John.16:10-15
                      but ye cannot bear (receive 1Cor.2:14) [3] them now. (Before the Cross) 

                        Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth." (The truth about
                   my name) John.16:10-15

                        This is exactly what happened after Jesus Christ was crucified as our Passover Lamb, (1Cor.5:7-8)
                       He was resurrected (Acts.2:30) and glorified, (John.7:38-39; 17:5) sending the Holy Spirit on the day
                       of Pentecost. (Acts.2:1-36) On this day Peter stands up a proclaims, "let all the house of Israel know
                       assuredly, that "God hath made the same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and
                   Christ." (This is the Family name that the Bride will take - Eph.3:14-15)

                b. The Second Coming of The Lord Jesus Christ

                       At the Second Coming Jesus is returning as THE LORD JESUS CHRIST, as KING of KINGS and 
                       LORD of Lord's. (Dan.2:31-45, Note.v.44, Rev.11:15; 19:11-21) ONE SECOND COMING. The Prophets
                       and the New Testament writer's all spoke of ONE Day. There is NO record [18] in scripture of a
                       Second Coming before the tribulation.



PEOPLE THAT WILL MISS OUT______________

1. Even the Pre-Trib Rapture have the Marriage before the Tribhulation that excludes the Jews (the children the flesh of Abraham) and they cannot be included in the Wedding because of the Law of Marriage fo the High Priest. (Lev.21:1-, Heb.3:1 / Matt.5:17-19)

2. The dead in Christ are excluded because their resurrection does not take place until the ONE and ONLY Second Coming. (at the end of the Trib)

3. Those that made excuses (Luke 14

4. Those that will cont. with spots and blemishes

4. That don't allow the norishinh and cherishing of our espoused husband


















Still to come. Out of those that are "alive and remaining" there will be those that refuse 
                  the invitation to the the Wedding, and those that are not prepared)




























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