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Where do the people go that did not take the mark of the beast and have given their life for Jesus?



    
    

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
It seems to me that the individuals described in the question are the ones mentioned in Revelation 20, who are raised in the first resurrection at the time of Christ's return at the beginning of the Millennium, and who then reign with Christ during the Millennium.

Revelation 20:6 indicates that the second death (which will befall the unsaved resurrected dead (those not written in the Book of Life) from the second resurrection at the end of the Millennium, in conjunction with the Great White Throne judgment) will have no power over those who were raised in the first resurrection. They will live eternally with God in the New Jerusalem described in Revelation 21.

July 17 2018 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Nils 1 Nils Jansma Supporter Missionary in San Diego California
Where do the people go that did not take the mark of the beast and have given their lives for Jesus? As far as we know, they will be resurrected to life on this earth to reign with Christ for a 1,000 years. (Revelation 20:4) They are referred to as being a part of the “First Resurrection.” (Revelation 20:6) 

The term “First Resurrection” is somewhat confusing though. While generally there are mainly two resurrections spoken of in the Bible, (John 5:28-29; Daniel 12:1-2.) a more detailed study actually shows that number may be up to six separate resurrections. 

From a premillennial perspective, it appears that the “First Resurrection” is in four phases, 1. Jesus Christ; 2. The saved at the rapture of the church (1 Thessalonians 4:16; 1 Corinthians 15:51-58); 3. The Tribulation Saints (Great Multitude) (Revelation 7:9, 14) and 4. The Old Testament Saints at Jesus second coming to earth (Revelation 20:4-6). The “Second Resurrection” can be referred to as being: 5. The millennial saints and 6, the unrighteous dead both of which occurs after the 1,000-year reign of Christ. (Revelation 20:12-15) 

All these resurrections can become very confusing with regard to the question about who those are that did not “take the mark of the beast.” It appears that they will be a part of the “phase 3” resurrection and referred to as the “Tribulation Saints” and/or the “Great Multitude”. These are those who the Antichrist has been given the power “to make war with the saints [those who come to Christ during the Tribulation] and to overcome [kill] them”. (Revelation 13:7) They are again mentioned as being the souls “under the altar” in heaven who are asking to be avenged. (Revelation 6:9-10) John also sees a vision of them in heaven where they are said to be coming out of “The Great Tribulation”. (Revelation 7:14-17) 

So, those people, both Jew and Gentile alike who do not take the “mark of the beast” will be resurrected and rule here on earth with Christ during his 1,000 reign while Satan is in prison.

July 21 2018 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Aurel Gheorghe
Revelation reveals earth’s last days events and the final battle between good and evil. Worship is at the center of this last conflict. Ultimately, there are only two sides in this war - those loyal to God and those who rebel against Him (Rev. 22:11, 12). 

These two groups will be here on earth during the last events: the saved having the seal of God, and the lost having the mark of the beast. There are only two choices: the seal of God on foreheads of the saved or the mark of the beast on the hand and forehead of the lost (Rev 13:16) 

Before God’s judgments fall on this planet, God tells the angel to seal His people in their foreheads (Rev. 7:2, 3). God holds back His final judgments until His people are sealed and the seal of God is placed in the forehead, a symbol of the mind. This process of sealing is being accomplished by the Holy Spirit of God (Eph. 4:30).

The seal of God is not a visible sign - it has to do with the Holy Spirit work in our hearts and minds (2 Tim. 2:19).

A legal seal is used to authenticate a document. Seals identify who the document belongs to and the authority that stands behind it (Isa. 8:16). 

God, just before the end of time, will seal His people showing that they belong to Him (Heb 8:10). Just as Abraham received the circumcision as a sign of loyalty to God (Rom. 4:11), likewise, the saints in the last days will receive a sing showing their loyalty to God (Rev. 14:7).

July 23 2018 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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