THE SECOND RESURRECTION
Headline: "Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire", Revelation 20:6,14-15.
The Bible mentions a first resurrection in Revelation 20:6. Closely associated with it is the first death. We have learned that the first resurrection has been a continuing process beginning with Abel. "All men are given one time to die" and immediately they are raised to heaven. So the first rising and the first death pertain only to mankind, a simultaneous event which frees the spirit from the body which then returns to dust. Therefore the first death is also a continuing process. By this means God has been redeeming His children to increase and build up His "household" (Hosts), Ecclesiastes 12:7, Hosea 13:14, Revelation 7:9-14, 6:9-11, 5:9,10.
There is also a second death with a second resurrection. But before we deal with it, let us first understand some pertinent relationships. There are several definitions of DEATH:
(1) The return of the fleshy body to dust in the absence of the of the spirit of man, 2 Corinthians 5:1-8, James 2:26.
(2) The state of most living men in each generation wherein our true spiritual character from God is not functioning in us nor governing our actions, Matthew 8:22, Ephesians 2:1-3.
(3) A description of Satan and his family, who are mechanical "robots" made from non-living dust to be tools in God's education scheme, , Isaiah 14:19-21, Ezekiel 32:31-32.
(4) True death yet to come in which all evil spirits and only Satan's family shall be dissolved to nothing as God has shown them using the fleshy bodies of men and animals, Wisdom of Solomon 1:13-16.
Now let us consider the second (2) definition of death. Our bodies are parabolized as both clay (dust) and rock (stone, Deuteronomy 32:18, Isaiah 51:1). For a man to be dead in this (2) sense of death makes God's disobedient children become the "living dead". So men go to work every day in their own personal (stone) tombs or graves of clay. Where men are parabolized as trees, Isaiah 41:19-20, 61:3, Psalm 1:3, their bodies have become their own wooden coffins, Luke 23:31, carried wherever they go. Now for the not so obvious part: because devils dwell on us and in us (Matthew 12:43-45), THE "LIVING DEAD" ARE NOT ALONE IN THEIR WALKING TOMBS OR COFFINS. DEVILS ARE STASHED IN THERE WITH THEM. OUR BODIES HAVE BECOME THE GRAVES OF THE KINGDOM OF DARKNESS!! It is this situation that we want to study so we can understand how the second resurrection occurs. Consider the following texts:
A. Isaiah 14:12,18-20. Satan and devils have possessed our bodies causing a technical definition of death in the lives of men. Our bodies have become clay "graves" for them. When God smites the clay tombs to remove His "prodigals", Psalm 2:8-9, Luke 15:20-24, the spirits of men are "first raised" and devils get cast out of their graves like an abominable branch....not to be joined with them in burial". And this sends them back into their" pitfall curse". THIS IS THE SECOND RESURRECTION. It is a simultaneous occurrence with the first resurrection. So both resurrections are a continuous process.
B. Revelation 20:4, Daniel 7:9. Devils not only use our bodies for houses, horses for battle, and weapons against one another, but they are seats for them to rest upon and thrones from which they rule men. Surely by now you have guessed how God casts demons from their thrones. When He drops man's body in death, devils are uprooted from their fallen thrones (bodies). In this sense God raises the kings of darkness from their thrones destroying their wicked reign over His children one by one. Again this is the second resurrection, a simul-cast that first began with Abel. This is the only kind of resurrection that Lucifer gets. He thought he would rise back up to Heaven above God's stars (children), but he was corrupted by his own brightness being wise in his own conceit, Isaiah 14:13-15.
C. Ezekiel 32:18-23,31-32. We have written to you that all nations are in twos. There is a visible fleshy USA and there is an invisible demonic USA clinging to us. There is a visible Russia, and there is a demonic Russia; a visible China of God's children and a demonic China, the sons of the Dragon. It is in reference to the demonic nations that our key text is written. Dead mechanical, android, imitation spirits are non-living robot sons of Satan, the Pharaoh of the invisible world. God's continuing warfare with them in which He removes His children dumps devils back into their pitfall where they go right through earth's solid mass, Isaiah 29:4-5, 8:21,22. But eventually they fall past some living body, catch a hold, and thus climb out of the pit in great wrath and fear. Since disobedient men are dead in a technical sense and their bodies are "graves", grabbing men puts "slain" devils (having the sentence of eternal death written against them) into the "sides of the pit and in graves". This is the message for God's priest in technical language. But it is also for you to whom it is given. We have turned the keys to facilitate your understanding. Hopefully you can see how the spirit speaking through Jude can call them "twice dead" in .
brings us to the next topic, the second death. All those found guilty in the BOOKS (the photographic minds of the Hosts) who cannot rise out of the pit are to partake in this permanent death, Revelation 20:6,12-14. The BOOK OF LIFE is the Father and His photographic mind. The angels are His pages. They in turn form other BOOKS. When they teach, testify, and witness, against the kingdom of darkness, "the BOOKS are open", 2 Corinthians 3:3. We found that Jesus the WORD is also a "book of life", Psalm 40:7-8, John 1:1,14. When Jesus spoke, the BOOK was open. From that BOOK it is written, "the night comes (demons, from Ephesians 6:12) and no man can work," John 9:4, when he testified as an "investigative Judge". From that BOOK of life MAN IS EXONERATED FROM CONDEMNATION, John 3:17. Out of that same BOOK-JESUS, only demons are judged, condemned, and damned, John 16:8-11, Matthew 23:33, 25:41. ALL angelic "BOOKS" above when OPEN testify and bare the same witness as BOOK-JESUS, 1 John 5:6-11. Therefore it is written in all those BOOKS that slaughter by fire applies to Satan's family only, Isaiah 14:12,21-22. BOOK-JESUS testifies also that those desiring to burn men along with Satan and those who teach it are controlled by evil spirits, Luke 9:51-56. And devils have called many to parrot that lie, Matthew 22:14, 2 Corinthians 11:13-15. But the BOOK OF LIFE (the FATHER) does not judge men, John 5:22. But He does JUSTIFY ALL MEN, Isaiah 45:24-25, 54:17. BOOK-JESUS does not judge mankind, John 8:15. Like the Father he also JUSTIFIES man, Romans 5:15-21, 2 Corinthians 5:18-19. And I do not judge men. However I JUSTIFY MEN!! What do you do? ... Who's legal sentiments are yours like? Devils have been judging and condemning men in all areas of life....even in the doctrines of the churches, 2 Corinthians 3:7-11; Revelation 13:11. Therefore ALL "books" must condemn them, Jeremiah 51:35, Psalm 149:5-9. So Revelation 20:12-15 refers to God's, Jesus', and our verdicts against the powers of darkness. WE simply do not wrestle flesh and blood and God forbid the we should condemn men like devils do.
The second death as you can see is specifically and exclusively for the kingdom of darkness only. And the first death, the dissolution of the flesh and blood body back to dust, is exclusively for mankind because of demonic use and abuse of it and man, Ezekiel 18:6. We have written to you God's reasons for subjecting us to vanity, Romans 8:18-22, Ecclesiastes 1:13. Very briefly, devils insure a first-life phase of suffering as we are molded into God's likeness of suffering before He began the PLAN. They provide us a means of contrast, a negative experience which will emphasize the value of God's ways when He learn by comparison and contrast both in this life and also vicariously as student "watchers" above. Death delivers the children from evil, while it punishes devils. Devils do not participate in the first death because it is a teaching mechanism by which God continually informs them (torments them) of what He plans to do to them for their rebellion, Mark 9:1. As mechanical robots, devils are materially and fully dust as the Creator alone has revealed. Satan and Babylon are created from dust, Ezekiel 28:13, Isaiah 14:11-12. The jewelry, gold, and silver that Satan and Babylon are made of is the dust of heaven over which God walks, Isaiah 27:1, Job 41:1,23. All flesh is dust, Genesis 3:19, 1 Corinthians 15:39. Where Adam was cast in the role of Satan's disobedience, God revealed to Satan exactly of what substance He made him. Because devils have their own type of invisible flesh, we learned why Satan is "the man of sin," 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4, Isaiah 14:12,16-17, and Ezekiel 28:9,17-19. The word M-A-N is a contraction for M-echanical AN -gel or M- ade AN -gel part of God's method of mocking and tormenting them. Since FLESH dissolves and eventually disappears in DEATH, devils now understand what will happen to them in true death yet to come, that is the second death. That is the penalty according to the judgment verdicts of God and the Heavenly Court. They must dissolve by fire totally and completely and disappear to nothing, Revelation 17:8, Isaiah 41:11-12, Psalm 37:10. The lake of fire will not only dissolve devils, but it will also dissolve the place where sin was committed, so that nothing might cause us to remember devils or our evil earthly episode, Isaiah 24:19-23, 2 Peter 3:10-13, Revelation 21:1, Isaiah 65:16-17, 54:4. This is the second death. To us it is a very anxiously awaited BLESSING to come.
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