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Five are Foolish, Five Wise of the Ten Virgins – Part 2

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Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FIVE Part II

Five are Foolish, Five Wise of the Ten Virgins – Part 2

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

And he is oft the wisest man,

Who is not wise at all.

William Wordsworth, The Oak and the Broom

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       Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.  And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.. While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.  And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet himSee Matthew 25: 1-13.  

   “Many shall be purified, made white, and refined, but the wicked shall do wickedly; Read more

Five are Foolish, Five Wise of the Ten Virgins

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Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FIVE Part I

 Five are Foolish, Five Wise of the Ten Virgins

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

Some are wise, and some are otherwise.

-Old Proverb, Anon

 

Being a spiritual “virgin” does not automatically guarantee predestinated irreversibility that one somehow is rendered incapable of yielding to temptation and is above   foolishness all because of two stark realities: Satan is yet to launch his final campaign in desperate confederacy with all his agencies of evil spirits and wicked men against the faithful of the remnant church, we are still making choices, and, as free moral agents, are capable of changing our minds and altering our previous and present covenants and even firm convictions. This is at the Read more

Meeting the ‘Unprecedented’ with Visions of Future Glory

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Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FOUR & FORTY– Part XV

Meeting the ‘Unprecedented’ with Visions of Future Glory

 

“VISION: Effort and Courage are not enough without purpose and direction.”- Anon

The wise man Solomon wrote:  “Without vision [revelation, N.K.J.V.], the people perish.” Proverbs 29: 18, K.J.V. It is really that simple,–that in order for any one not to perish but have everlasting life is to have vision or prophecy, i.e., in its fullest sense, extent, and comprehensive coverage taught in the plan of redemption of the everlasting gospel and illustrated in detail in the sanctuary doctrine and message. It is God’s antidote to sin and all of its evil consequences, both temporal and eternal. At the center of it all is Jesus Christ, the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.  Read more

Only Four Empires Struggle for World Dominion

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Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FOUR & FORTY– Part VII

Only Four Empires Struggle for World Dominion

Source: Daniel and the Revelation, by Uriah Smith, Ch. VII, pp. 105-147, Revision Copyrighted in 1944, 1972 by  the Southern Publishing Association.

     Daniel 7: 1. “This is the same Belshazzar mentioned in Daniel [chapter] 5. Chronologically, this chapter precedes the first chapter but chronology here is disregarded in order that the historical part of the book may stand for itself.

    “Verse 2. Daniel Relates His Own Vision. – All Scripture language is to be taken literally, unless there exists some good reason for regarding it as figurative. Read more