"Basic Distinctions Between Prophecy And Mystery"?

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Grace And Peace, Precious friends. The following may or may not be helpful.
However, thanks for your Consideration, and, Please Be Very RICHLY Blessed in:

Basic {and more} Distinctions of Prophecy vs Mystery:

First, Some Similarities: The LORD JESUS CHRIST, love of HIM, And
love of our neighbor!

LORD JESUS, please Grant us all Your Divine Help in our understanding of:
Things That Differ!

{ RDf = Rightly Divided from }:

God's Prophetic Program, Under LAW, gospel of the kingdom (past/future)

(1) Concerns a kingdom: a political organization
(Daniel 2:44; Matthew 6:10 KJB!)

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15 KJB!) From Things That DIFFER!:

God's Revelation Of The Mystery, Under The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!
(Current = “But NOW!”
Romans 3:21, 7:6, 16: 26; Ephesians 2:13 et al KJB!):

(1) Concerns A Body, HIS Church; a Living Organism
(
1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 4:12-16 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(2) The kingdom to be established on earth
(Jeremiah 23:5; Matthew 6:10!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(2) The Body {Church} Given a position in Heaven!
(
Ephesians 1:3, 2:5-6; Colossians 3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(3) Christ to be its King (Jeremiah 23:5; Isaiah 9:6-7 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(3) CHRIST Is The Living Head Of HIS Body, The Church!
(
Ephesians 1:19-23; Colossians 1:18 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(4) The kingdom prophesied “since the world began”
(Luke 1:68-70; Acts 3:21 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(4) The Body Chosen In CHRIST "before the world
began," But “kept secret since the world began!”
(
Romans 16:25; Ephesians 1:4-11, 3:5-9 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(5) Israel to be given supremacy over the nations
(Isaiah 60:10-12, 61:6 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(5) Jew and Gentile placed on the same level before God!
(
Romans 10:12, 11:32; Ephesians 2:16-17 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(6)The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s instrumentality
(Genesis 22:17-18; Zechariah 8:13 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(6) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s obstinancy!
(
Acts 13:44-46, Romans 11:28-32 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(7) The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s rise
(Isaiah 60:1-3; Zechariah 8:22-23 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(7) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s fall!
(
Acts 28:27-28; Romans 11:11, 12, 15 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(8) Prophecy mainly concerns nations as such
(Isaiah 2:4; Ezekiel 37:21-22 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(8) The Mystery Concerns individuals!
(
Romans 10:12-13; 2 Corinthians 5:14-17 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(9) Prophecy concerns blessings, both material and spiritual, on earth
(Isaiah 2:3-4, 11:1-9!; et al KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(9) The Mystery Concerns “all spiritual blessings in The Heavenlies”
(
Ephesians 1:3; Colossians 3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(10) Prophecy concerns Christ’s Coming To the earth
(
Isaiah 59:20; Zechariah 14:4 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(10) The Mystery Explains CHRIST’s Absence From the earth!
(
Ephesians 1:20-24; Colossians 3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy: gospel of The Kingdom!:
(11) In prophecy, salvation by Grace through faith alone is Not contemplated
(Matthew 28:19-20, 23:1-3; Luke 7:29-30; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; James 2:17 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery: *The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!!:*
(11) Salvation “By GRACE Through faith” Alone lies at The Very
Heart
Of The Mystery! (Romans 3:21-26, 4:5; Ephesians 2:8-9 KJB!) ◄


Prophecy:
(12) The proclamation of the prophetic program committed particularly
to the TWELVE (Matthew 10:5-7; Acts 1:6-8, 3:19-26 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(12) The proclamation of The Mystery program committed particularly
to ONE: Paul! (Ephesians 3:1-3, 8-9; Colossians 1:24-27 KJB!)


Prophecy:
(13) The prophetic program revealed through Many of God’s servants
(Luke 1:70; 2 Peter 1:21 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(13) The Mystery Revealed Through ONE man: Paul!
(Galatians 1:1, 11-12, 2:2, 7, 9; Ephesians 3:2-3 KJB!)


Prophecy:
(14) Old Testament writers frequently did not
understand the prophecies made through them!
(
Daniel 12:8-10; 1 Peter 1:10-12 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(14) Paul Both understood And longed that others might
understand The Mystery CHRIST Revealed Through him!
(Ephesians 1:15-23, 3:14-21; Colossians 1:9-10, 2:1-3 KJB!)


--------------------------------------------

Be RICHLY Blessed!

Basic Distinctions between Prophecy and the Mystery! (C.R. Stam)

----------------------------------------------------

I have further compiled More Distinctions In God's TWO Different Programs!:

Prophecy/Law:
(15) The TWO "Main" (of 12) baptismS =
A) water, For remission of sins!:
(Matthew 3:5-6; Mark 1:4; Luke 3:3; John 1:31; Luke 7:29-30; Acts 10:37)
(Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; Acts 22:16; Ezekiel 36:25 KJB!)

+

B) "WITH" The Holy Spirit, Poured Out
By CHRIST, for power, signs And wonders!
(Isaiah 44:3; Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:8, 16:17-18; Luke 24:49;
Acts 2:17-18, 38; Acts 8:15-17; Acts 11:16 KJB!)
RDf


Mystery/GRACE!:
(15) Only ONE
Baptism = "BY" The ONE Spirit = God's OPERATION,
Spiritually "Identifying" members In (The Body Of) CHRIST!!
(
Ephesians 4:5; Colossians 2:12; Galatians 3:27; Romans 6:3-4;
1 Corinthians 12:13 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law:
(16) Forgive others FIRST, THEN God Will Forgive!
(Matthew 6:14-15, 18:35; Mark 11:25-26; Luke 6:37 KJB!)
RDf


Mystery/GRACE!:
(16) Forgive others BECAUSE CHRIST Has Already FORGIVEN us!
(
Ephesians 4:32 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law:
(17) Taught how/what to pray! (Matthew 6:9; Luke 11:2 KJB!)
RDf


Mystery/GRACE!:
(17a) we Are Exhorted to "...Make our requests known Unto God!"
(
Philippians 4:6 KJB!) While, At The Same Time, God "Teaches":

(17b) Concerning our infirmities, we "know Not" what to pray "as we ought,"
But "The Spirit Intercedeth FOR us, According To The Will Of God!..."
(
Romans 8:26 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
18) "watchmen," { as CHRIST Told the Jews On the earth! }, looking for
The "wicked one, the deceiving man of SIN" And "signs" (Matthew 24 KJB!)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE { Heavenly! }!:
(18) ambassadors { As CHRIST Told Paul, From Heaven! }
LOOKING, WATCHING, And WAITING For! = The Holy One,
The LORD JESUS CHRIST {From Heaven! }
(
Romans 8:18, 19, 23, 25; 1 Corinthians 1:7; Ephesians 6:12-18;
Philippians 3:20; Colossians 3:2, 4:1-3; 1 Thessalonians 1:10, 5:5-11;
2 Thessalonians 3:5; Titus 2:13 KJB! )
-----------------------------------------------------
probably more… But, sorry, for all the views of prophecy/Mystery =
only ONE gospel, and, Peter and Paul “preached” The SAME thing?:

Conclusion:

“things that are Different are just Not The SAME,” correct?
-----------------------------------
LORD JESUS, thank You For All Your Divine Help
in our understanding of Things That Differ!
-----------------------------------------------


Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that
needeth not to be ashamed, Rightly Dividing The Word Of Truth!”
(
2 Timothy 2:15 KJB!)
 
Jan 12, 2019
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#6
Grace And Peace, Precious friends. The following may or may not be helpful.
However, thanks for your Consideration, and, Please Be Very RICHLY Blessed in:

Basic {and more} Distinctions of Prophecy vs Mystery:

First, Some Similarities: The LORD JESUS CHRIST, love of HIM, And
love of our neighbor!

LORD JESUS, please Grant us all Your Divine Help in our understanding of:
Things That Differ!


{ RDf = Rightly Divided from }:

God's Prophetic Program, Under LAW, gospel of the kingdom (past/future)

(1) Concerns a kingdom: a political organization
(Daniel 2:44; Matthew 6:10 KJB!)

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15 KJB!) From Things That DIFFER!:

God's Revelation Of The Mystery, Under The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!
(Current = “But NOW!”
Romans 3:21, 7:6, 16: 26; Ephesians 2:13 et al KJB!):

(1) Concerns A Body, HIS Church; a Living Organism
(
1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 4:12-16 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(2) The kingdom to be established on earth
(Jeremiah 23:5; Matthew 6:10!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(2) The Body {Church} Given a position in Heaven!
(
Ephesians 1:3, 2:5-6; Colossians 3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(3) Christ to be its King (Jeremiah 23:5; Isaiah 9:6-7 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(3) CHRIST Is The Living Head Of HIS Body, The Church!
(
Ephesians 1:19-23; Colossians 1:18 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(4) The kingdom prophesied “since the world began”
(Luke 1:68-70; Acts 3:21 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(4) The Body Chosen In CHRIST "before the world
began," But “kept secret since the world began!”
(
Romans 16:25; Ephesians 1:4-11, 3:5-9 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(5) Israel to be given supremacy over the nations
(Isaiah 60:10-12, 61:6 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(5) Jew and Gentile placed on the same level before God!
(
Romans 10:12, 11:32; Ephesians 2:16-17 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(6)The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s instrumentality
(Genesis 22:17-18; Zechariah 8:13 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(6) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s obstinancy!
(
Acts 13:44-46, Romans 11:28-32 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(7) The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s rise
(Isaiah 60:1-3; Zechariah 8:22-23 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(7) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s fall!
(
Acts 28:27-28; Romans 11:11, 12, 15 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(8) Prophecy mainly concerns nations as such
(Isaiah 2:4; Ezekiel 37:21-22 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(8) The Mystery Concerns individuals!
(
Romans 10:12-13; 2 Corinthians 5:14-17 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(9) Prophecy concerns blessings, both material and spiritual, on earth
(Isaiah 2:3-4, 11:1-9!; et al KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(9) The Mystery Concerns “all spiritual blessings in The Heavenlies”
(
Ephesians 1:3; Colossians 3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(10) Prophecy concerns Christ’s Coming To the earth
(
Isaiah 59:20; Zechariah 14:4 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(10) The Mystery Explains CHRIST’s Absence From the earth!
(
Ephesians 1:20-24; Colossians 3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy: gospel of The Kingdom!:
(11) In prophecy, salvation by Grace through faith alone is Not contemplated
(Matthew 28:19-20, 23:1-3; Luke 7:29-30; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; James 2:17 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery: *The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!!:*
(11) Salvation “By GRACE Through faith” Alone lies at The Very
Heart
Of The Mystery! (Romans 3:21-26, 4:5; Ephesians 2:8-9 KJB!) ◄


Prophecy:
(12) The proclamation of the prophetic program committed particularly
to the TWELVE (Matthew 10:5-7; Acts 1:6-8, 3:19-26 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(12) The proclamation of The Mystery program committed particularly
to ONE: Paul! (Ephesians 3:1-3, 8-9; Colossians 1:24-27 KJB!)


Prophecy:
(13) The prophetic program revealed through Many of God’s servants
(Luke 1:70; 2 Peter 1:21 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(13) The Mystery Revealed Through ONE man: Paul!
(Galatians 1:1, 11-12, 2:2, 7, 9; Ephesians 3:2-3 KJB!)


Prophecy:
(14) Old Testament writers frequently did not
understand the prophecies made through them!
(
Daniel 12:8-10; 1 Peter 1:10-12 KJB!)
RDf


The Mystery:
(14) Paul Both understood And longed that others might
understand The Mystery CHRIST Revealed Through him!
(Ephesians 1:15-23, 3:14-21; Colossians 1:9-10, 2:1-3 KJB!)


--------------------------------------------

Be RICHLY Blessed!

Basic Distinctions between Prophecy and the Mystery! (C.R. Stam)

----------------------------------------------------

I have further compiled More Distinctions In God's TWO Different Programs!:

Prophecy/Law:
(15) The TWO "Main" (of 12) baptismS =
A) water, For remission of sins!:
(Matthew 3:5-6; Mark 1:4; Luke 3:3; John 1:31; Luke 7:29-30; Acts 10:37)
(Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; Acts 22:16; Ezekiel 36:25 KJB!)

+

B) "WITH" The Holy Spirit, Poured Out
By CHRIST, for power, signs And wonders!
(Isaiah 44:3; Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:8, 16:17-18; Luke 24:49;
Acts 2:17-18, 38; Acts 8:15-17; Acts 11:16 KJB!)
RDf


Mystery/GRACE!:
(15) Only ONE
Baptism = "BY" The ONE Spirit = God's OPERATION,
Spiritually "Identifying" members In (The Body Of) CHRIST!!
(
Ephesians 4:5; Colossians 2:12; Galatians 3:27; Romans 6:3-4;
1 Corinthians 12:13 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law:
(16) Forgive others FIRST, THEN God Will Forgive!
(Matthew 6:14-15, 18:35; Mark 11:25-26; Luke 6:37 KJB!)
RDf


Mystery/GRACE!:
(16) Forgive others BECAUSE CHRIST Has Already FORGIVEN us!
(
Ephesians 4:32 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law:
(17) Taught how/what to pray! (Matthew 6:9; Luke 11:2 KJB!)
RDf


Mystery/GRACE!:
(17a) we Are Exhorted to "...Make our requests known Unto God!"
(
Philippians 4:6 KJB!) While, At The Same Time, God "Teaches":

(17b) Concerning our infirmities, we "know Not" what to pray "as we ought,"
But "The Spirit Intercedeth FOR us, According To The Will Of God!..."
(
Romans 8:26 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
18) "watchmen," { as CHRIST Told the Jews On the earth! }, looking for
The "wicked one, the deceiving man of SIN" And "signs" (Matthew 24 KJB!)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE { Heavenly! }!:
(18) ambassadors { As CHRIST Told Paul, From Heaven! }
LOOKING, WATCHING, And WAITING For! = The Holy One,
The LORD JESUS CHRIST {From Heaven! }
(
Romans 8:18, 19, 23, 25; 1 Corinthians 1:7; Ephesians 6:12-18;
Philippians 3:20; Colossians 3:2, 4:1-3; 1 Thessalonians 1:10, 5:5-11;
2 Thessalonians 3:5; Titus 2:13 KJB! )
-----------------------------------------------------
probably more… But, sorry, for all the views of prophecy/Mystery =
only ONE gospel, and, Peter and Paul “preached” The SAME thing?:

Conclusion:

“things that are Different are just Not The SAME,” correct?
-----------------------------------
LORD JESUS, thank You For All Your Divine Help
in our understanding of Things That Differ!
-----------------------------------------------


Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that
needeth not to be ashamed, Rightly Dividing The Word Of Truth!”
(
2 Timothy 2:15 KJB!)
I see you have probably read chapter 2 of Cornelius R Stam book, "Things that differ"?
 

GRACE_ambassador

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I see you have probably read chapter 2 of Cornelius R Stam book, "Things that differ"?
Yes, his "Baptism and The Bible" {poison book I "borrowed" for my baptist pastor} got me out of baptist "tradition" and, then "Things That Differ" got me correctly started on my 30-year Rightly Divided journey. Praise God for the previous warriors in "The Controversy," {another of his enlightening journals.} I pray I can "plant a few seeds"...

How about you?
 
Jan 12, 2019
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Yes, his "Baptism and The Bible" {poison book I "borrowed" for my baptist pastor} got me out of baptist "tradition" and, then "Things That Differ" got me correctly started on my 30-year Rightly Divided journey. Praise God for the previous warriors in "The Controversy," {another of his enlightening journals.} I pray I can "plant a few seeds"...

How about you?
Yes, along with Les Feldick, who is more of a TV minister, CR Stam's books have really changed the way I was taught how to interpret Scripture.
 

GRACE_ambassador

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#11
UPDATE {the First 18 are here - Distinctions }:

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
(19) "Sell everything/follow Jesus" = Commanded in Matthew_19 : 21,
Mark_10 : 21, and Luke_12 : 33, 18 : 22! The Twelve and Jewish
believers obeyed, In Acts_2 : 44-45 and 4 : 32!!

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2 : 15 KJB!) From Things That DIFFER!:

Mystery/GRACE { Heavenly! }!:
(19)
"...Work with your hands, to provide for your own/give to those in need..."

(Acts 20 : 35; Romans 12 : 11; 1 Corinthians 4 : 12; Ephesians 4 : 28;
2 Corinthians 12 : 14; 1 Thessalonians 4 : 11-12; 2 Thessalonians 3 : 7-12;
1 Timothy 5 : 8 KJB!)

Same {as before} Conclusion:

“things that are Different are just Not The SAME,” correct?
-----------------------------------
LORD JESUS, thank You For All Your Divine Help
in our understanding of Things That Differ!
-----------------------------------------------


Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that
needeth not to be ashamed, Rightly Dividing The Word Of Truth!”
(
2 Timothy 2 : 15 KJB!)
 
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I cannot understand your message. I got a warning not to use other people's blogs, but I can prove that they are my own and not others.

Also, my last copy did not promote another blog, or mine, as I never gave any other blog addresses. I first removed every single address of mine, so that my blog address did not appear in my message.

There was one very short email, where I may have accidentally gave my email address. I tried to remove the email address, from that message, by changing and deleting it, but I couldn't find a way to remove my old message.

Surely, that safety to you, should be okay now?
 

GRACE_ambassador

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#13
I cannot understand your message. I got a warning not to use other people's blogs, but I can prove that they are my own and not others.

Also, my last copy did not promote another blog, or mine, as I never gave any other blog addresses. I first removed every single address of mine, so that my blog address did not appear in my message.

There was one very short email, where I may have accidentally gave my email address. I tried to remove the email address, from that message, by changing and deleting it, but I couldn't find a way to remove my old message.

Surely, that safety to you, should be okay now?
Precious friend, I am truly Sorry that you Misunderstand my message.
You do not have "to prove any safety to me."

In all kindness, the Title of this Bible Discussion Forum thread is:

"Basic Distinctions Between Prophecy And Mystery"?

And you are welcome to participate with Relevant questions about this
"topic." However, IF you persist in:

"going OFF - topic with what you want to post that IS NOT Relevant,"

you will "be reported yet Again" and probably be Banned by the "moderators" of Christian Chat.

As previously stated you may "start your own thread" with your material.
Pick the "appropriate" Forum and click on the following at the "top of
the page," on the right-hand side: Post thread

I hope you now understand. God Bless!
 

Oncefallen

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I cannot understand your message. I got a warning not to use other people's blogs, but I can prove that they are my own and not others.

Also, my last copy did not promote another blog, or mine, as I never gave any other blog addresses. I first removed every single address of mine, so that my blog address did not appear in my message.

There was one very short email, where I may have accidentally gave my email address. I tried to remove the email address, from that message, by changing and deleting it, but I couldn't find a way to remove my old message.

Surely, that safety to you, should be okay now?

You were warned to not hijack other people's threads to advertise/promote your own blog since several of your posts (long since removed) referenced your personal blog on wordpress
 

GRACE_ambassador

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#15
Update {the First 18 are here - Distinctions, #19 - here }:

Prophecy / Covenants / Law { earthly! }, the "kingdom gospel":

(20) Jesus and the twelve "healed everyone"

"When the even was come, they brought unto him many that​
were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with​
His word, and healed all that were sick"​
(Matthew 4:24, 8:16, 15:30-31; Mark 2:3-4, 6:54-56)​
+
"Then He called His twelve disciples together, and gave them​
power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. And​
He sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick...​
And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the​
[ kingdom ] gospel, and healing every where." (Luke 9:1-6 AV)​
+
"There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto​
Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and them which were vexed with​
unclean spirits: and they were healed every one." (Acts 5:16 AV)​

Why?:

a) The nation of Israel is called, By God:​
"And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an​
holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak​
unto the children of Israel." (Exodus 19:6)​
b) The first "Requirement * to be a priest unto God":​
"No man that hath a blemish of the seed of Aaron the​
priest shall come nigh to offer the offerings of the LORD​
made by fire: he hath a blemish; he shall not come nigh​
to offer the bread of his God." (Leviticus 21:21 AV)​
c) Thus all were healed in order to "meet God's first Requirement *
of no blemish for the priesthood."​
Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15) From “Things That Differ!” (online):

Mystery / GRACE { Heavenly! }! Christ, to Paul, One apostle to the Gentiles:

(20) Today, Under The "Gospel Of Grace", According To God's Perfect Will,"
Not all are healed. Why Not?: No priesthood 'calling', but 'this' Is found​
in Romans - Philemon:​

"And He {Christ} Said Unto me, My Grace Is Sufficient For​
thee: For My Strength Is Made Perfect in weakness. Most​
gladly therefore will I rather glory {cp} in my infirmities [ #link# ] ,​
that The Power Of CHRIST May Rest Upon me!"
(2 Corinthians 12:9 cp 2 Corinthians 11:23-30 AV)​
Same {as before} Conclusion:

“things that are Different are just Not The Same,” correct?
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*
Note: the Other Two Requirements for Israel's priesthood were
"water [ washing by John and the twelve ) baptism, and anointing​
of oil [ Christ's Baptism with The Holy Spirit { at Pentecost } ]",​
Neither of which are For us Today, As God, Under Grace, Now Has Only:

-----------------------------------

LORD JESUS, thank You For All Your Divine Help
in our understanding of Things That Differ! (online)

Amen.

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Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain, because life's greatest lessons are learnt through pain.
 

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#17
Precious friends:

The first 18 'differences' of prophecy vs Mystery are here: Distinctions,
and Updates #19 is here, And # 20 is here:

...probably more… But, sorry, for all the views of prophecy/Mystery =
only one gospel, and, Peter and Paul “preached” The Exact Same thing?...
Update:

21) The Second prophesied Coming of The Son of man To earthly Israel
has a 'gathering' [ but not a 'rapture' ("catching up") ]:​

Christ "Sets Up His Throne Of His Glory" (Matthew 25:31), and with:​
Another trumpet ( After "the 7th angel trumpet” in heaven ), on​
the earth, angels Are 'Sent', By The KING, To: “gather the elect”...​
Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15) From “Things That Differ!” (online):

21) The Mystery Coming Of The Head Of The Heavenly Body Of Christ Has
A Gathering, "Catching Up Into the air" (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 AV):​

CHRIST “Gathers His Body” To Himself, to Take them To Heaven...​
Further study: God's Great GRACE Departure! ( aka 'rapture' )

Amen.

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Precious friends:

The first 18 'differences' of prophecy vs Mystery are here: Distinctions,
and Updates of # 19, # 20, and # 21:

Update:

22) In God's prophetic [ earthly ] Covenants/Law program we find, for
saints of Israel, God "Calls" them: twelve tribes, and,​

children of Israel, tribes of Jacob, lost sheep of the house of Israel;
sheep going astray, having no shepherd; sheep who hear His Voice;
branches [ of Jesus, The Vine ], friends, salt of the earth, light of the
world, witnesses, handmaidens, servants of God; His servants the
prophets, a people prepared for The Lord;

newborn babes, little children, children of God, lively stones,
a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation; people
of God; a peculiar people unto God, above all the nations that
are upon the earth; elect Of God, kings, priests, overcomers.
(OT, Mat - John, Heb - Rev)

"Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant
which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And​
in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed."​
(Acts 3:25 AV) - disciples? *
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[ similar to below ]:
chosen, babes, dearly beloved, a peculiar people, elect, heirs,​
servants, brethren, children/sons of God.​

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15) From “Things That Differ!” (online):

22) In God's Other [ Heavenly ] Mystery program, for saints of the
Body Of Christ, we find a few of the above:​

[ similarities ]:
chosen, babes, dearly beloved, a peculiar people, elect, heirs,​
servants, brethren, children/sons of God.​

However, In Romans Through Philemon, as individuals,
we are "Called" By God: One Body, and:

babes In Christ, children of Light, dear children, children of the day,
joint-heirs, soldiers/wrestlers, beloved brethren, dearly beloved,
brethren beloved, beloved Of God, brethren beloved of The Lord,
faithful brethren, partakers of [ Paul's God-Given ] Grace,
the elect Of God:

members Of Christ;
members of His One Body, of His Flesh, and of His Bones;
members one of another, members, Who God Has:

"...raised us up together, and made us sit together in​
heavenly places in Christ Jesus" (Ephesians 2:6 AV),​

sons and daughters Of The Lord God Almighty, standers, walkers,
runners, servants of righteousness, servants to God, servants of
Jesus Christ, vessels of mercy/honor, workers, co-laborers with God,
[ future ] judges of angels, temple Of The Living God, and [ Approved ]
'students' of "The Word Of Truth, Rightly Divided." (Romans - Philemon)
- disciples? *
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One more for "members of The One Body Of Christ":

"Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as​
though God did beseech you by us: we pray​
you in Christ's Stead, be ye reconciled to God."​
(2 Corinthians 5:20 AV)​
Precious friends:

Please Be Very Richly Encouraged and Edified In God's Differences
and Distinctions, further Scriptural Evidence of God's Two Different
Programs for Different [ earthly twelve tribes ] people, who are
Distinct from : . . . . . . . . [ Heavenly One Body ] persons.

Amen.

* Note: disciples is found up until Acts 21, but not Once in
God's "Revelation Of The Mystery" (Romans - Philemon).

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Hello Grace, the image of God mentioned in Revelation is also a mystery as the same image is expressed in Jesus Christ who is the image of the invisible God but prophecy is like Adam toiling hard and the serpent eating dirt and walking on its belly
 

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Precious friends:

The first 18 'differences' of prophecy vs Mystery are here: Distinctions,
and Updates of # 19, # 20, # 21, and # 22:

Update:

23) "Entering the kingdom"?:

prophecy / covenants / law for earthly Israel = faith + works to enter:

"show works meet for repentance" (Matthew 3:8), because,
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"to the twelve tribes of Israel", "faith Without works is dead"
(James 1:1, 2:17,26)​
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"keep the commandments" to "enter life" (Matthew 19:17)
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"one thing thou lackest...sell All / take up cross / follow Jesus"
(Mark 10:17-23)​
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"he that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved"
(Matthew 24:13; Mark 13:13 AV)​

Confirmed By:

Judgment of goats and sheep:

"When the Son of man shall come in His Glory, and all the holy​
angels with Him, then shall He sit upon the throne of His Glory:​
And before Him shall be gathered all nations: and He shall separate​
them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:​
And He shall set the sheep on His Right Hand, but the goats on The Left.​
Then shall the King say unto them on His Right Hand, Come, ye blessed​
of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation​
of the world:​
For I was an hungred, and ye gave Me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave​
Me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took Me in: Naked, and ye clothed​
Me: I was sick, and ye visited Me: I was in prison, and ye came unto Me.​
Then shall the righteous answer Him, saying, Lord, when saw we Thee​
an hungred, and fed Thee? or thirsty, and gave Thee drink? When saw​
we Thee a stranger, and took Thee in? or naked, and clothed Thee?​
Or when saw we Thee sick, or in prison, and came unto Thee?​
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you,​
Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these My brethren,​
ye have done it unto Me." (Matthew 25:31-40 AV)​

Prophecy / Covenants / Law, for earthly Israel

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15 AV) From “Things That Differ!” (online):

23) Mystery and Grace for The Heavenly Body Of Christ = "Grace Through
faith" to "be Translated Into The Kingdom":​

"Even when we were dead in sins, Hath Quickened us together with Christ,​
( By Grace ye Are Saved; )...For By Grace Are ye Saved Through Faith..."​
(Ephesians 2: 5, 8 AV)​
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"Giving thanks unto The Father, Which Hath Made us meet​
to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:​
Who Hath Delivered us from the power of darkness, and​
Hath Translated us into The Kingdom Of His Dear SON:​
In Whom we Have Redemption Through His Blood, even​
The Forgiveness Of sins" (Colossians 1:12-14 AV)​
Further Confirmed By The Judgment Seat Of Christ:

"Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every​
man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.​
For we are labourers together with God: ye are God's husbandry,​
ye are God's building.​
According to The Grace of God Which Is Given Unto me, as a wise​
masterbuilder, I have laid The Foundation, and another buildeth​
Thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth Thereupon.​
For other foundation can no man lay than That is laid, Which Is​
Jesus Christ. Now if any man build upon This Foundation gold,​
silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;​
Every man's work shall be made manifest: for The [ Judgment ] Day​
shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall​
try every man's work of what sort it is.​
If any man's work abide which he hath built Thereupon, he shall​
receive a reward. If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer​
loss: but he himself Shall Be Saved *; yet so as by fire."​
(1 Corinthians 3:8-15 AV)​

* By 'Grace Through faith', Having Already Been 'Translated Into
The Kingdom!'

Amen.