REVELATION 2 Part 2 A fatal church Council
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To establish the unscriptural Trinity the church had to accept unscriptural ideas that multiplied like a virulent virus.
- The Third Church Age of Pergamos began in AD 312
- Jesus Christ is the name of Almighty God
- The prophet Balaam got involved with politics
The Third Church Age of Pergamos began in AD 312
Eve allowed the serpent to add the word “not” to God’s Word. You will NOT surely die. That caused her death years later.
The Council of Nicaea in AD 325 added in the idea of Trinity and Father and Son being of the same substance or the same essence (whatever that means).
The Son of God was then called “God the Son” which is unscriptural. The rot set in and the church died spiritually.
REVELATION 2:12 And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges;
God’s messenger was Martin of Tours. He protested about all the errors that were creeping in but the Roman Catholic church was sliding downhill as it fought to dominate and control all the churches.
The human leadership of the clergy would suppress and enslave the congregation (also called the laity) and make them serve the church leaders who grew wealthy on ill-gotten riches. These leaders led them away from Scripture as they forced the people to follow their human leaders.
DEUTERONOMY 4:2 Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.
The sharp sword of the Word has two sharp edges, the Old Testament and the New Testament. Nobody is allowed to change any word or add any word.
But, after the AD 325 Council of Nicaea, the Roman Catholic church began changing or adding words with a reckless disregard for staying Scriptural.
Look at all the pagan ideas that have crept into the church.
Trinity. God the Son. Good Friday. Easter Monday. Easter eggs. Easter bunnies. Hot cross buns. Celebrating the birth of the Lord, as we are never asked to do that. Christmas trees. 25 December. Lent. Ash Wednesday. Shrove Tuesday. Saints Days. Carved idols. Rosary. Holy water. A round wafer at the Mass. Monks. Nuns. Monasteries. Etc. None of these ideas is Scriptural. Thus, none of them are part of the sharp sword wherewith Jesus protects His true church.
Any word added to the Bible comes from the Devil. His cleverest scheme was to give up fighting the church from the outside. His persecutions stopped the make-believers from joining the church. Thus the church actually grew stronger.
So, in this third church age Satan chose to join the church and thus he was able to place make-believers as the head of the church. Then Satan had a comfortable seat of authority from which he could control what the church believed. Using the Trinity-belief enabled Satan to remove the name of the Lord Jesus Christ from being the name of Almighty God. He fooled church-goers into thinking that the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost was actually the name of God. Somehow, three Titles became a name. This was Mystery Babylon in action. Getting people to believe that nonsense was a deep mysterious truth.
REVELATION 2:13 I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.
The Babylonian Pontiff and his Priesthood fled from Babylon after it had been conquered by Cyrus the Persian in 539 BC. They had settled in the city of Pergamos with all their evil pagan mysteries. Pergamos was the Seat of Satan for almost 400 years. Satan wants dominion over people to force or entice them to worship him. The Priesthood had plenty of time to slowly develop the illogical but mysterious trinity. As the Successors of Nimrod, the Babylonian Priesthood was regarded as being the most authentic pagan Priesthood. Then in 133 BC the Kingdom of Pergamon or Pergamum, including its capital city Pergamos, was given to Rome. The Pontiff of Babylon then moved to Rome with his evil Priesthood.
Historians cannot explain why all the other six cities mentioned in Revelation Chapters 1 to 3, have their usual name. But instead of being called Pergamum or Pergamon, the third city has a Greek ending, Pergamos. This is to indicate how Greek philosophy would flourish under the Babylonian Priesthood as they developed their pagan mysteries that would move to Rome and then enter the Roman Catholic church. Satan thereby would be able to establish the church leaders in his religious deception. That was a brilliant move to fool the Christians who tend to blindly follow their church leaders.
In 63 BC Julius Caesar bribed his way into being elected as the Babylonian Pontiff. Thus, the most famous man in the Roman Empire became Pontiff of the Babylonian Mysteries. Caesar declared himself Dictator for life and thus ended the rule of the Roman Senate over the Roman republic. He established a Dictatorship which he ruled by force. He adopted his sister’s grandson, Augustus, who viciously fought his way to become the first Emperor of the Roman Empire. As the political Emperor, Augustus also kept the title of Pontiff or High Priest of the Babylonian Mysteries. Emperor was just a polite word for absolute Dictator.
A statue of Augustus as Pontiff. The Pontiff had to have his head covered as he was head of the mysteries of Babylon. He had to wear a robe to be High Priest. He was the supreme Dictator.
Look at the modern Pope, Francis. The Pope is the only Dictator in Europe. He always has something on his head as Pontiff or High Priest and he has to wear a robe as the High Priest. The Pontiff from the days of pagan Rome is still alive and well in the modern church. But what is scary is that he is the head of the church. But only Christ can be the Head of the church.
In AD 382 the Roman Emperor Theodosius refused to be Pontiff and passed the title onto his uncle Damasus, the Bishop of Rome. The Babylonian Priesthood then gained high places in the Roman Catholic church which thereby became Mystery Babylon.
The Seat of Satan had moved from Babylon to Pergamos and then to the city of Rome.
Today, the Seat of Satan is Vatican City, the smallest country on earth yet it has much power both in politics and as the nerve centre of the 1.4 billion Roman Catholics. Daniel saw it as the “little horn”. There are less than 1000 Vatican passport holders but the Pope has much influence and authority around the world. The Vatican City occupies a space of less than one square kilometer.
When the pagan Roman Empire collapsed under the Barbarian invasions in AD 476, the Mysteries of Babylon then flourished in the Roman Catholic church under the Pontiff Pope. The cruel spirit of pagan Rome that had tried so hard to destroy Christianity now rose up inside the Roman Catholic church. It would first take over the Roman Catholic church and then spread its unscriptural beliefs to the non-Catholic and Protestant churches.
Jesus Christ is the name of Almighty God
REVELATION 2:13 … and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr,
God's name is very important to Him. Satan wants to get rid of God's name.
Satan wants the church to serve a nameless Trinity because you cannot find one name for three Persons.
Opposing error had cost the unknown Antipas his life. We do not know who he is, but God knew him. And that is all that matters. We must not strive to be famous. Antipas is entirely unknown to us and yet he is in Heaven. Making a name for yourself is not God’s Will. Understanding Scripture is far more important. His name is significant: Antipas comes from Anti Pappas. Anti the Pope. “Pope” comes from the Italian Pappas which means Father.
Jesus said that we must never call anyone our spiritual father. Only through the Holy Spirit can we be born again. God alone is our spiritual Father.
You have a natural father, but no man can be your spiritual father.
MATTHEW 23:9 And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
The major reason why Satan pushed to get the Trinity into the church is because it got rid of the name of God.
Three separate Persons cannot have one name. So very shrewdly, the name of God which is Jesus Christ, was replaced with the three titles of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Church-goers were dumbed down. Somehow three Titles were claimed to be a name. And they fell for that error.
This affected water baptism.
They repeat the words of Jesus without thinking about what they mean.
They just say “in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost” as if that is a name.
But they do not know what name Jesus is talking about.
MATTHEW 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
There are three Titles but only one name. So we have to be careful.
But Jesus mentions the word “teach” twice.
To mention a word twice means that He is emphasizing the point. There is something important that we need to be taught.
We need to be taught what that name (singular) is.
It is impossible for one name to describe three Persons of the Godhead.
So, let us see what the disciples understood the name (singular) of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost to be.
ACTS 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
This was Peter preaching to the Jews.
The name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost is “Jesus”.
“Christ” is a title meaning “Anointed One”.
“Lord” is a title.
We use at least one title to show which Jesus we are talking about, because many men have the name Jesus.
ACTS 8:16 (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)
This was Philip preaching to the Samaritans.
ACTS 19:5 When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
This was Paul preaching to the Gentiles.
Thus, for Jews, Samaritans, and Gentiles the baptism in water was always done using the name (singular) of Jesus.
The apostles teach us that Jesus is the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
As the Father, Jesus was the supernatural Spirit that was above the Jews in the wilderness. The Father set the standards for redemption.
As the Son, Jesus was Emmanuel or God with us. Only the Son could keep the standards that redeemed us.
MATTHEW 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is,
God with us.
The Holy Spirit is the portion of Christ's Spirit that comes into each individual.
JOHN 14:17 Even the Spirit of truth;
whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him;
for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.
As the Holy Spirit, Jesus is in us. Only He can inspire us to keep God’s standards and understand His revealed Word.
JOHN 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come,
he will guide you into all truth:
The evidence of the Holy Spirit baptism is your ability to understand the revealed mysteries of the Word.
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit mean God above us, God with us, and God in us.
REVELATION 2:13 … and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr,
Believing that Jesus Christ was Almighty God meant that those Christians could not gather together at the Council of Nicaea with Constantine’s bishops because they would not accept the unscriptural words “Trinity” and “Father and Son are of the same substance”.
They had to stand against the majority of church members who wanted to agree with Constantine. They also began to suffer persecution as Constantine tried to force them to agree. Force is always a weapon that Satan is happy to use.
Noted historian Will Durant writes, “Probably more Christians were slaughtered by Christians in these two years (342-3) than by all the persecutions of Christians by pagans in the history of Rome.” — (The Story of Civilization, Vol. 4: The Age of Faith, 1950, p. 8)
By AD 395, Emperor Theodosius had established the Trinity as the official religion of the Roman Empire. He had given the title of Pontiff (High Priest of the Babylonian Mysteries to the Roman Pope whose name was Damasus). Theodosius then split the Roman Empire into two parts, a Western Empire (colored green) and an Eastern Empire (coloured yellow-brown) to be ruled by his two sons. This corresponded to the two legs of Daniel’s awful-looking Gentile image.
DANIEL 2:31 Thou, O king, sawest, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee; and the form thereof was terrible.
As a result, God is not impressed with men’s legs. Men should wear long pants.
PSALM 147:10 He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.
A strong horse is ridden by the antichrist spirit in the first four Seals. The white horse of religious deception followed by the red horse of political power. That spirit of antichrist was building up the power of the Pope to rule Europe in the Dark Ages.
REVELATION 6:2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
The Pope wore the triple crown from about 1315 to 1963. A period of over 600 years.
The Pope was to conquer the churches with religious deception by changing Scripture. He had a bow but there is no mention of an arrow. That means he was bluffing. A religious bluffer or deceiver.
His most effective arrows are lies.
JEREMIAH 9:8 Their tongue is as an arrow shot out; it speaketh deceit:
REVELATION 6:4 And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.
Religious deception would be spread by political power that uses violence.
In AD 476 the Western Roman collapsed after continual Barbarian invasions. Three of these Barbarian tribes did not believe in the Trinity. Odoacer, head of the Heruli tribe, was a Roman general. He deposed the 16-year-old Romulus Augustulus who was the Western Roman Emperor and declared the kingdom of Italy as a separate kingdom. The Heruli did not believe in Trinity. The emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire hated the non-Trinitarian Heruli and he persuaded the neighbouring Ostrogoths to eliminate the Heruli from Italy in order to protect the Trinitarian Pope of Rome. After a savage war the Ostrogoths took over Italy by AD 493. The Heruli disappeared from history as a tribe.
But the Ostrogoths were also non-Trinitarians. So were the Vandals who had conquered North Africa.
From AD 533 to AD 553, Justinian, the Trinity-believing Emperor of Constantinople waged a war of extermination against the non-Trinitarian tribes of the Vandals and then the Ostrogoths. As a result of a vicious 21-year war, millions were killed and many more millions died from famine and disease due to the enormous destruction of the war in North Africa and then in Italy. That way Justinian protected and strengthened the Pope of Rome as the strong man in the West by his brutal murder of the Pope’s non-Trinitarian opponents.
DANIEL 7:8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots:
The little horn shows the rise of the Roman Catholic church from obscurity. When the Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire removed the three tribes who opposed the Trinity belief, the Roman Catholic church was able to spread the Trinity belief worldwide without any effective opposition. They even fooled powerful reformers like Martin Luther in Germany and John Wesley in England as they were also Trinitarians.
In AD 553, the Roman Catholic church had almost 1350 years ahead of it to establish the belief of the Trinity without any real opposition. Only in the early 1900s would the United Pentecostal church emerge with a non-Trinitarian viewpoint. Between 1947 and 1965, William Branham in America was able to prove convincingly that Jesus Christ is Almighty God.
The prophet Balaam got involved with politics
Balaam could have been a great prophet. Look at one of his prophecies.
NUMBERS 24:17 I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, …
But he sold out his spiritual talents in order to please the Moabite political king Balac who wanted to curse Israel.
Balaam used his talents to trap Israel in the feast of BaalPeor, the false god, where 24000 Israelites died. Balaam happily organized the getting together of the Israelites and the idolatrous Moabites because that way he made more money, and got highly praised. Fame and money is what church leaders love to pursue. They want to be noticed.
NUMBERS 25:9 And those that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand.
In this third church age, the church leaders embraced the Roman Emperor Constantine and his political vision of uniting the church and the pagans by giving pagan festivals Christian names. He forced the church to believe in the pagan trinity. The pagans easily joined the church which had adopted pagan customs. No repentance was involved. No Scriptural accuracy was required. The church swelled with unsaved members and the church leaders were well paid by the Roman Emperor. But all these church-goers were being led to their spiritual deaths. The church leaders became wealthy goats who led the sheep to their slaughter.
Pergamos means thoroughly married. The church married politics, paganism, and worldliness.
The Roman Catholic church became obedient to the political beliiefs of the Emperor.
REVELATION 2:14 But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
Balaam got the men of Israel to commit fornication with Moabite women at the feast of the false god Baalpeor. Which means Lord of the Hole. The path to the pit of hell. The Roman Catholic church leaders changed the Bible beliefs. The church that believes those man-made ideas is guilty of spiritual fornication, messing around with men’s errors instead of staying true to their Husband, the Word of God.
The AD 325 Council of Nicaea was the New Testament equivalent of Balaam’s Israelite-Moabite gathering at BaalPeor.
The gates of hell are the open mouths of preachers who preach unscriptural doctrines.
The Roman Catholic church insisted on changing times.
Pagans were obsessed with female goddesses who only had two days of the week named after them. Monday was named after the Moon goddess. Friday was named after Freya, the fish goddess. That is why for a long time the Roman Catholic church ate fish on Fridays. Many Christians still eat fish on a Friday although they do not know why. They just know it is a tradition from long ago.
Roman Catholics changed the death of Jesus from Thursday to Friday in order to honour the female goddess Freya.
There is no Scripture that says “Good Friday”. Saying “Good Friday” was perceived by the pagans as saying that Freya was Good.
Jesus had to be in the tomb for three nights, like Jonah in the whale. Thursday night, Friday night, Saturday night. Then He rose on Sunday morning.
MATTHEW 12:40 For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
This is subtle. Why involve Friday and thus Freya the Fish Goddess?
Jonas is Greek for the Hebrew Jonah. So, with Jonah swallowed by a whale, the pagans wanted the Fish Goddess Freya to be honoured by this event. After all she was in charge of sea creatures.
The Passover lamb was chosen on the 10th day and killed on the 14th day.
EXODUS 12:3 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house:
EXODUS 12:6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening.
Jesus, our Passover Lamb, was publicly chosen on Palm Sunday which had to be the tenth day.
The fourteenth day was four days later. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. So, He died on Thursday, not Friday.
“Good Friday” is unscriptural, and the wrong day. “Easter Monday” is unscriptural. Monday is named after the Moon goddess.
Jesus rose on Sunday morning early. Nothing happened on the Monday. The Moon Goddess played no part in the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. But the Catholic church added her in as Easter Monday and again fooled the Protestants.
Easter eggs. Easter bunnies, and hot cross buns were all pagan ideas.
The Catholic church changed Thursday to Friday (goddess Freya) and then brought in Monday four days later to honour the pagan Moon goddess. Notice their obsession with pagan females supposedly in heaven because they are goddesses. Today they focus on Mary as a goddess to be prayed to. Woman worship is part of Roman Catholicism.
The Roman Catholic church now openly produced statues, which are idols, of Mary and the saints and pray to them.
EXODUS 20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee
any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above,
or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
Mary and the New Testament saints are in Heaven. We must make no statues of them.
EXODUS 20:5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them,
nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
Pope John Paul II praying to a statue or idol of Mary as he bows to the statue.
Queen of Heaven (Latin: Regina Caeli)
is a title given to the Virgin Mary, by Christians mainly of the Catholic Church
and, to a lesser extent, in Anglicanism, Lutheranism, and Eastern Orthodoxy.
Notice how the Protestant churches copy the mistakes of their mother Catholic church.
REVELATION 17:5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Roman Catholics are the mother church. From them the Protestants broke away. They started as virgins but grew up to copy the mistakes of the mother. They believed what men said, not what their Husband the Bible said. A woman messing around with other men is a harlot.
Around AD 350 Pope Julius I declared that Jesus was born on 25 December. False. We do not know when Jesus was born. But the pagan Roman Emperor Aurelian, in AD 274, had declared 25 December to be the birthday of the pagan Roman sun god. So, the Roman Catholic church changed the date of the birth of Jesus from an unknown date to a known date copied from pagans. The Bible never asked us to celebrate the birth of the Lord. They changed the birthday of the sun god to the birthday of the Son of God. A Christian name for a pagan festival.
The Roman Catholics changed the Last Supper which was after dark to a Morning Breakfast called Mass or Communion.
Then they changed the Saturday Sabbath to a Sunday Sabbath. The New Testament Sabbath (or Rest) is not a day of rest and then you go back to work because the true Sabbath is a rest from sin caused by the Holy Ghost baptism. Then you do not go back to your sinful works again.
HEBREWS 4:10 For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.
God worked for six days and rested and never went back to His creative works again.
The little horn of Daniel’s prophecy would grow and develop into the tiny Vatican City which is about one square kilometer in size and has less than 1000 people who have Vatican passports. But Vatican City is the nerve centre of the world’s biggest organized denominational religion.
DANIEL 7:21 I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and prevailed against them;
The non-Catholic churches adopted the same structure of organized denominational religion under the domination of a human head of the church. They also adopted many of the Catholic church errors. Trinity. Christmas. Good Friday. Sunday sabbath. Sprinkling babies.
As long as a man is the head of the church, the church structure is wrong.
Only Christ can be the Head of the church. And we know Christ today as the King James Bible, the Word of God. We have to be Scriptural.
The first church age had small local churches that were run by local elders.
I PETER 5:1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:
:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
Nobody is the lord of a church. Nobody is the head of a church.
I PETER 5:3 Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
Only Christ, as the Word of God, is the Head of a church.
EPHESIANS 5:23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church:
REVELATION 2:15 So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thing I hate.
The church in the third age wanted a man to be the head of a church. This is the doctrine of the Nicolaitans. They held onto the doctrine that a holy man must be elevated above the congregation in order to conquer the people and subject them to his viewpoints. The viewpoints of any human are partly right and partly wrong. Thus, no man should be in charge of a church.
The first church age hated the idea that a man must be the head of the church.
REVELATION 2:6 But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
But, by the third church age, people had grown to love the idea of having a man as the head of the church. Studying the Bible was hard work and it was much easier just having a man to tell them what to do and believe. The love of an easy life appealed to people. Church-goers want a charismatic preacher who sounds impressive to be their head. The preacher enjoys the sense of power of being in charge. He sways the people to what he believes and he bans any opposing voice from having a say. This is the basis of brainwashing.
Ambitious humans wanted to be the head of the church. They called themselves priests, bishops, ministers, reverends, vicars, or pastors. Just as long as they could be in charge and collect the money.
Greed would make the Nicolaitan leaders and organizers join the church with state politics which offered them much wealth and power.
But God maintained His hatred of Nicolaitans. God hates the idea that a man is the head of a church.
REVELATION 2:16 Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
“Repent” means something in the church has gone very wrong. We cannot change God’s Word to suit our circumstances. All we can do is repent of our own unscriptural ideas and get back to what the first church age believed. But in each age God would raise up people who would remind the church about what was written in Scripture. Most church-goers would ignore or reject what these people said because it made them feel uncomfortable. Church-goers are fooled by feel-good preaching that made them feel happy with their unscriptural beliefs and unscriptural lives.
But good preaching makes the comfortable feel uncomfortable.
Makes them want to repent and change their ways.
REVELATION 2:17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
We must listen to what the Bible says. Not to what some church or some man says.
The first church age had a sound grasp of the Word of God.
But when the apostles died, the deeper truths were quickly lost and became hidden to the people. Any church that had a human head was already fooled as it has fallen away from Scripture.
The hidden manna refers to deeper secrets that God has hidden in the Scriptures that will be revealed in each church age.
A white stone was a symbol of victory. You have a new name in God’s Book of Life that nobody knows. So, Satan cannot write your faults and sins into that Book. But he wants to. When he accuses you in Heaven, that prompts the Holy Spirit to convict you until you repent of what you have done wrong or believed wrong. Then, the Blood of Christ washes everything clean. As a result, no faults ever appear under your new name. By God’s grace alone, you will look perfect on that day. Jesus only writes up your good points in the Book of Life.
In the Old Testament, Abraham’s faults are recorded. But, in the New Testament in Hebrews Chapter 11, Paul writes up Abraham as a model of the faith. Only his good points are recorded. Such is the power of the Blood of Jesus to erase sin and unbelief.
When the future seven Thunders show us how to change our bodies, that will be the redemption of the body. You will receive an immortal perfect body that is spoken out of the ground by Jesus, just like He did for Adam. It will match the perfect write up that your new name has in the Book of Life.
ROMANS 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
The fatal mistake of the Third Church Age was when they accepted changes to the Bible at the Council of Nicaea. That is when spiritual death entered and the Light of Scripture seriously dimmed.
This is what the third church age looked like. The church had moved far away from Scripture thanks to their human leaders. The Roman Catholic church believed that they had the right to destroy all opposition, especially people who did not believe in the Trinity.