EA.

EA. I can prove by the BIBLE that some holy ones will not die, because:

1) The Bible specifically says: “We will not ALL fall asleep” (1 Cor. 15:51; John 11:25-26), “we STAY AWAKE” (1 Thess. 5:10), “we the LIVING who SURVIVE to the presence of the Lord… we the LIVING who are SURVIVING” (1 Thess. 4:15, 17).

2) Since “flesh and blood cannot inherit God’s kingdom” (1 Cor. 15:50), these holy ones who are flesh and blood will be “CHANGED, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye” (1 Cor. 15:51-52), and these “LIVING” ones “will… be caught away in clouds… in the air” (1 Thess. 4:17) when Jesus comes (Matt. 24:30-31; Matt. 24:40-42; Lu. 17:30, 34-35). These holy ones will not “FALL ASLEEP” (1 Cor. 15:51), but, instead, “STAY AWAKE” (1 Thess. 5:10), STAY ALIVE while being changed into spirits.

3) These last holy ones will experience what Jesus experienced. Jesus, a LIVING HUMAN, FLESH and BLOOD (Lu. 24:39), was changed into spirit WITHOUT DYING. Yes, a LIVING HUMAN, FLESH and BLOOD, was “taken up to heaven” (Lu. 24:51), disappeared from them (Lu. 24:31), a cloud caught him up” (Acts 1:9). Yes, Jesus, too, was “CHANGED, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye”, and “caught away in clouds… in the air”, a HUMAN became a SPIRIT “in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye” (1 Cor. 15:51-52; 1 Thess. 4:17; 1 Pet. 1:5).

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DC.

DC. I can prove by the BIBLE that God’s Kingdom has not come, that God’s Kingdom is not ruling the Earth now, because:

1) God’s will takes place on Earth when God’s Kingdom comes (Matt. 6:10). God’s will is not happening on Earth today. Satan’s will is happening on Earth today. People are “alienated from the life that belongs to God” (Eph. 4:18) and people suffer and people die. ‘Death rules as king’ (Rom. 5:12-14), which is God’s “enemy” (1 Cor. 15:26), not ‘his will’ (Matt. 6:10).

2) Events of the Sign mean that God’s kingdom is NEAR, coming SOON, like the buds in the trees mean that summer is NEAR, coming SOON (Lu. 21:29-31). The Sign tells what events PRECEDE the coming of God’s kingdom, what events happen BEFORE God’s kingdom comes and removes other rulerships and ends Rebellion and causes ‘Jehovah’s will take place on Earth’ (Matt. 6:10).

Please understand the difference between words HERE and “NEAR” (Lu. 21:29-31).

3) When God’s Kingdom rules the Earth, the Earth is a PARADISE (Rev. 21:2-5). Therefore, God’s Kingdom is not ruling the Earth now. Human governments under Satan are ruling the Earth now (1 John 5:19), and will rule (Lu. 4:5-7; Rev. 13:1-2, 7 b) until Jesus comes and hurls Satan into the abyss (Rev. 20:1-3) and destroys human governments (Rev. 19:19-21). At that time, “the kingdom of the WORLD”, the EARTH, “has become the Kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ” (Rev. 11:15).

DB.

DB. I can prove by the BIBLE that Jesus became King and received God’s Kingdom, the “everlasting kingdom”, in the year 33, not, for example, in 1914, because:

1) Acts 2:36 says: “GOD MADE HIM… LORD.” Yes, God made him “LORD of lords and KING of kings” (Rev. 17:14; Rev. 19:16). So, when was Jesus made Lord? Does Acts 2:36 talk about the year 1914 or the year 33?

2) Phil. 2:8-11 and Hebr. 1:3-4 say: “[Jesus] became obedient to the point of death… for this very reason, GOD EXALTED HIM TO A SUPERIOR POSITION… gave him the name that is above every other name, so that in the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE SHOULD BEND – of those in heaven and those on earth.” So, when was Jesus EXALTED TO A SUPERIOR POSITION so that EVERY KNEE SHOULD BEND to him, every knee in heaven and on earth? Do these Bible verses talk about the year 1914 or the year 33? Hebrews 1:3-4 said that this happened “after he had made a purification for our sins”, so was it in 1914 or in 33 when Jesus was exalted “to a superior position” and “every knee should bend” to him? (compare Rom. 14:11; Isa. 45:23; John 5:23)

3) Eph. 1:20-22 says: “HE RAISED HIM UP from the dead and SEATED HIM… far above every government and authority and power and lordship and every name… HE SUBJECTED ALL THINGS UNDER HIS FEET.” So, when was Jesus SEATED ON THE THRONE? When did Jesus receive authority over everything that is created, authority over “every government and authority and power and lordship and every name”? When was ‘ALL THINGS SUBJECTED UNDER HIM’, everything that exists? Do these Bible verses talk about the year 1914 or the year 33?

4) 1 Cor. 15:27 says: ‘GOD SUBJECTED ALL THINGS UNDER HIS FEET’. But when he says that ‘ALL THINGS HAVE BEEN SUBJECTED’, it is evident that this does not include the One who subjected all things to him.” So, when was ALL THINGS SUBJECTED TO JESUS except Jehovah? Does this Bible verse talk about the year 1914 or the year 33?

5) 1 Pet. 3:22 says: “HE WENT TO HEAVEN, and angels and authorities and powers WERE MADE SUBJECT TO HIM.” So, when was everything that is created MADE SUBJECT TO JESUS? When did Jesus go to heaven so that everything was made subject to him? Does this Bible verse talk about the year 1914 or the year 33?

6) Col. 1:13 says: “He rescued us FROM THE AUTHORITY OF THE DARKNESS and transferred us INTO THE KINGDOM OF HIS BELOVED SON.So, when did Jesus receive kingship and the kingdom? Does this Bible verse talk about the year 1914 or the year 33?

People who became holy ones in the first century were transferred “from the authority of Satan to God” (Acts 26:18), that is, from one “AUTHORITY” to another “AUTHORITY”, from under Satan’s rule to under the rule of God’s Kingdom, of which Jesus had become King (Col. 1:13; 2 Tim. 4:18; 2 Pet. 1:11). As holy ones, as God’s sons, they were no longer part of the human world (John 15:19; John 17:15-16; John 18:36), which is under Satan’s rule (1 John 5:19) until it is time to hurl Satan into the abyss (Rev. 20:1-3).

7) Matt. 28:18 says: “ALL AUTHORITY HAS BEEN GIVEN ME in heaven and on the earth” (Matt. 28:18). So, when did Jesus receive ALL AUTHORITY in heaven and on earth? Does this Bible verse talk about the year 1914 or the year 33?

8) The Bible says that Jesus is “at the right hand of God” (Matt. 26:64; Mark 12:36; Mark 14:62; Mark 16:19; Luke 20:42; Luke 22:69; Acts 2:33-34; Acts 5:31; Acts 7:55-56; Rom. 8:34; Eph. 1:20; Col. 3:1; Hebr. 1:3-4; Hebr. 8:1; Hebr. 10:12; Hebr. 12:2; 1 Pet. 3:22). All the time that Jesus has been “AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD”, Jesus has been RULING AS KING, just like those who will sit at HIS right hand and at HIS left hand will be sitting there AS KINGS (Matt. 20:20-23; Rev. 3:21). The Bible says that when Jehovah “seated him at his right hand”, Jehovah AT THAT TIME set him “far above every government and authority and power and lordship and every name that is named”, yes, “subjected all things under his feet” (Eph. 1:20-22). Jesus has been ruling as King all the time that Jesus has been “at the right hand of God”.

9) Hebr. 10:12-13 does not say that ever since his resurrection, Jesus has been waiting for kingship, no, it says that he is eagerly waiting for ‘HIS ENEMIES TO BE PLACED AS A STOOL FOR HIS FEET’, including “THE LAST ENEMY, death” (1 Cor. 15:26; Rev. 20:14-15). Jesus is not waiting for kingship ‘until his enemies are placed as a stool for his feet’, on the contrary, “HE MUST RULE AS KING until God has put all enemies under his feet” (1 Cor. 15:25).

10) The Bible says in OTHER SCRIPTURES that Jesus ‘GAINED ACCESS to Jehovah’ and “with the clouds of the heavens” Jesus ‘was brought up before Jehovah’ (Dan. 7:13), yes, “before the face of God” (Hebr. 9:12, 24 footnote), indeed, “A CLOUD CAUGHT HIM UP” (Acts 1:9; Dan. 7:13 a), and “to him there were given RULERSHIP, HONOR, and a KINGDOM” (Dan. 7:14). So, at what time Jesus “GAINED ACCESS to Jehovah”, ‘was brought up before Jehovah’, “before the face of God”, indeed, at what time “A CLOUD CAUGHT HIM UP” so that “to him there were given RULERSHIP, HONOR, and a KINGDOM”? Do these Bible verses talk about the year 1914 or the year 33?

To make it simple: It was not in 1914 that Jesus ‘GAINED ACCESS to Jehovah’ and ‘was brought up before Jehovah’ (Dan. 7:13), for he had already been almost 2,000 years “AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD” (1 Pet. 3:22; Hebr. 1:3, 4; Rom. 8:34; Eph. 1:20). It was in the year 33 that Jesus went to heaven before Jehovah “WITH THE CLOUDS OF THE HEAVENS” (Dan. 7:13), yes, in the year 33 “A CLOUD CAUGHT HIM UP” (Acts 1:9) and he was brought up “BEFORE THE FACE OF GOD” (Hebr. 9:12, 24 footnote). Therefore, it was in the year 33 that “to him there were given RULERSHIP, HONOR, and a KINGDOM” (Dan. 7:14).

11) Since Jesus received “RULERSHIP” over EVERYTHING in the year 33, yes, “GOD SUBJECTED ALL THINGS UNDER HIS FEET” in the year 33 (Dan. 7:13-14; Eph. 1:20-22; Phil. 2:8-11; 1 Cor. 15:27; 1 Pet. 3:22), yes, Jesus received “ALL AUTHORITY” in heaven and on Earth in the year 33 (Matt. 28:18), and Jesus received “KINGDOM” in the year 33 (Dan. 7:13-14; Col. 1:13 compare Acts 26:18), the Kingdom to which belongs “EVERYTHING in the heavens and on the earth” (1 Chron. 29:11-12; John 17:10 a; John 16:14-15), THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT TO GIVE HIM in 1914.

I repeat: THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT TO GIVE HIM in 1914.

Though Jesus received all authority and kingdom in the year 33, yes, though God subjected all things under his feet in the year 33, the time to hurl Satan into the abyss was not yet at hand (Matt. 8:29; Lu. 8:31), thus Jesus has not ruled THE EARTH and will not rule THE EARTH until it is time to hurl Satan into the abyss (1 John 5:19; Rev. 20:1-3). Ever since the year 33, Jesus has had the legal right to claim the Earth, but he has not yet used that right to rule the Earth, and will not use it until it is the appointed time to hurl Satan into the abyss. See DC.

DA.

DA. I can prove by the BIBLE that there is only one God’s Kingdom, because:

1) The Bible says that “the Kingdom of the heavens” (Matt. 7:21; Matt. 13:11, 52: Matt. 18:3; Matt. 19:14; Matt. 23:13) is both JEHOVAH’S KINGDOM (Dan. 4:2-3; Dan. 4:34; Dan. 6:26; Matt. 6:10; Matt. 19:24; Mark 10:15; Lu. 4:43; Lu. 8:1; Lu. 9:2; Lu. 11:2; Lu. 16:16; Acts 14:22 b; 1 Thess. 2:12) and JESUS’ KINGDOM (Matt. 16:28; Matt. 20:21; Lu. 22:30; Lu. 23:42; John 18:36; 2 Pet. 1:11; 2 Tim. 4:1, 18; Hebr. 1:8; Col. 1:13 compare Acts 26:18), yes, it is THEIR KINGDOM (Eph. 5:5 b; Rev. 11:15; Rev. 12:10; Matt. 13:41 + Matt. 13:43 both verses together).

Jesus explained this in John 16:14-15 “all the things that the Father has are mine”, and in John 17:10 “all MY things are YOURS and YOURS are MINE”. See CD.5

2) God’s Kingdom is one “EVERLASTING KINGDOM” (Dan. 4:2-3; Dan. 4:34; Dan. 6:26; Ps. 145:13; Dan. 7:14; Dan. 7:27; 2 Pet. 1:11), which will be “given to the people who are the holy ones of the Supreme One” (Dan. 7:27), yes, ‘holy ones of the Supreme One take possession of THIS KINGDOM’ (Dan. 7:22), we “receive” THIS KINGDOM (Hebr. 12:28), we receive KINGSHIP in THIS KINGDOM.

3) God’s Kingdom, this “everlasting Kingdom” (Dan. 4:2-3; Dan. 4:34; Dan. 6:26; Ps. 145:13; Dan. 7:14; Dan. 7:27; 2 Pet. 1:11), has existed ever since Jehovah created everything (1 Chron. 29:11-12; Rev. 4:11), but FROM A HUMAN PERSPECTIVE God’s Kingdom is “set up” when human governments are ‘crushed and put an end’ and replaced by God’s Kingdom (Dan. 2:44), for this is what humans see. Just like the Sun has shone without let up ever since Jehovah created the Sun, it has never withdrawn its brightness, but FROM A HUMAN PERSPECTIVE the Sun has set every evening and has risen again every morning, for this is what humans see. Jehovah’s “everlasting kingdom” ruled the Earth before the Rebellion, and Jehovah’s “everlasting kingdom” will be set to rule the Earth again in the future, when the appointed time comes (Matt. 6:10; Lu. 11:2).

CH.

CH. I can prove by the BIBLE that bad deeds of men will not be blotted out until they REPENT those bad deeds, because:

The Bible says: “The wages sin pays is death” (Rom. 6:23). What sin is this? It is the sin that is inherited from Adam (Gen. 2:17; Rom. 5:12, 17 a). A human who has died has received the wages inherited sin pays.

The Bible says: “The one who has died has been justified [declared righteous] away from the sin” (Rom. 6:6-7). What sin is this? It is the sin inherited from Adam, yes, slavery to sin, as the verse 6 says.

What about the bad deeds people have done? The Bible answers: “REPENT… AND TURN AROUND SO AS TO GET YOUR SINS BLOTTED OUT” (Acts 3:19; Mark 4:12). Bad deeds will not be blotted out until the person repents of those bad deeds.

The repentance must be genuine to cause the sins to be blotted out. Genuine repentance includes efforts to compensate the victims for the deeds, to restore peace through payment or restitution (Ex. 21:22; Ex. 22:3; Ex. 22:6; Mal. 3:6 a).

Everyone gets the death that results from inherited sin (Ps. 49:12; Ps. 49:10; Eccl. 6:8 ftn; Eccl. 2:14-15), and thus that death is not a punishment for the bad deeds of some individual. Those bad deeds will be blotted out only when the person repents. That is why the Bible says: “[GOD] IS DECLARING TO ALL PEOPLE EVERYWHERE THAT THEY SHOULD REPENT. Because… he purposes to judge the inhabited earth in righteousness” (Acts 17:30-31). If a person does not repent of his bad deeds before his death, he will get a punishment after the resurrection and must compensate for his deeds at that time, must right the wrong. If a person does repent of his bad deeds before his death and ‘produces fruit that befits repentance’ (Acts 3:19; Mark 4:12; Acts 26:19-20; 2 Cor. 7:11; Matt. 3:7-8), those deeds will be forgiven him (Ps. 32:1-2).

In Paradise at the latest, ‘all cases of transgression’, no matter what they are, each and every “case… is to come to the [true] God” (Ex. 22:9), so that “an evil person will not go unpunished” (Prov. 11:21) and that peace is restored between all people and justice is done.

Jehovah “does not desire anyone to be destroyed but desires all to attain to repentance” (2 Pet. 3:9; Eze. 18:21-23, 27-28, 32). Yes, “to REPENTANCE.” Bad deeds will not be blotted out until the person REPENTS of those bad deeds.

CG.

CG. I can prove by the BIBLE that on Judgment Day all mankind, “the dead”, will be judged according to the deeds they did before they died, because:

1) To start with, let’s read Rev. 20:7, 9-10, 11-15.

Though Rev. 20:11-15 could be a distinct vision, and not a continuation of the vision in Rev. 20:7-10, it seems that Rev. 20:11-15 is, indeed, a continuation of the vision in Rev. 20:7-10, for they both talk about “the lake of fire” (Rev. 20:10, 15). But since Rev. 20:11-15 mentions some events (the destruction of the heaven and the Earth, and the resurrection) which will not take place after the 1,000 years, as far as I understand, therefore, I see the text in Rev. 20:7, 9-10, 11-15 as follows:

As soon as the 1,000 years have ended… [TIME: after the 1,000 years]

…Fire came down out of heaven and consumed them. And the Devil who was misleading them was hurled into the lake of fire. [TIME: after the 1,000 years]

And I saw a great white throne [which is on Earth: Rev. 22:3; Rev. 21:10, not in heaven: Rev. 4:2-6] and the One seated [who is Jesus: Matt. 25:31; John 5:22; Acts 10:42] on it. [TIME: after the 1,000 years]

From before him the earth and the heaven fled away, and no place was found for them. [TIME: in the beginning of the 1,000 years, that is, this is A LOOK BACK; 2 Pet. 3:7, 10-13; Rev. 21:1]

And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and scrolls were opened. But another scroll was opened; it is the scroll of life. The dead were judged from the things written in the scrolls, according to their deeds. [TIME: after the 1,000 years]

And the sea gave the dead in it, and death and Hades gave the dead in them, and they were judged individually according to their deeds. [TIME: in the beginning of the 1,000 years, that is, this is A LOOK BACK]

And death and Hades were hurled into the lake of fire. This means the second death, the lake of fire. And if someone was not found written in the book of life, he was hurled into the lake of fire. [TIME: after the 1,000 years]

THAT IS:

Rev. 20:7, 11-15 tells what happens after the 1,000 years, but as a look back it mentions two events that happen 1,000 years earlier.

One look back is in Rev. 20:13. Why, the event in Rev. 20:13 certainly takes place before the event in Rev. 20:12, for the dead cannot be standing before the throne (Rev. 20:12) before they are resurrected (Rev. 20:13). So, the event in Rev. 20:13 certainly takes place before the event in Rev. 20:12, either 5 minutes earlier, or 1,000 years earlier, in any case, earlier, but since Rev. 20:7, 10, 15 talks about the time after the 1,000 years, it is logical to think that the event in Rev. 20:13 does not take place just 5 minutes but 1,000 years before the event in Rev. 20:12.

And since, without the shadow of a doubt, there is one look back in Rev. 20:11-15, there can, logically, be another one too. Therefore, it seems that the latter part of Rev. 20:11 is also a look back.

THEREFORE:

The 1,000 years are called the Judgment Day, so it will be judging for 1,000 years. At first there is the judgment on Jehovah’s Day (Rev. 14:9-11; Rev. 13:7-8; Rev. 19:19-21; Rev. 20:10), and after that the judging climaxes two more times: in the beginning of those 1,000 years when mankind is brought back to life (Rev. 20:13) and after those 1,000 years when all people are either judged righteous for life or destroyed (Rev. 20:9, 12, 15). Therefore, Rev. 20:12-15 tells about the judging that begins after the resurrection (Rev. 20:13) and ends after the 1,000 years (Rev. 20:7, 9-10, 12, 15; Rev. 20:5).

Rev. 20:13 talks about the judgment immediately after the resurrection, immediately after the death is over, for the Bible says: “The death and Hades gave the dead in them, and they were judged.” So, it is clear that the dead will be judged immediately after the resurrection.

Rev. 20:9, 12, 15 talks about the judgment 1,000 years after the resurrection, when people have lived for 1,000 years.

When the Bible says: “The dead were judged from the things written in the scrolls, according to their deeds”, it is clear that their deeds have been written in those scrolls.

When the Bible says: “The death and Hades gave the dead in them, and THEY WERE JUDGED individually ACCORDING TO THEIR DEEDS, it is clear that immediately after the resurrection people will be judged according to the deeds they did before they died.

2) Many Bible verses prove that “the dead” will be judged according to the deeds they did before they died:

A) 2 Pet. 2:9 says: “Jehovah knows how to… reserve unrighteous people to be PUNISHED on JUDGMENT DAY.” Unrighteous people, that is, all mankind (Acts 24:15; 1 Cor. 6:9-10), will be PUNISHED on Judgment Day for what they did before they died.

The Greek verb 2849 kolazó “TO PUNISH” in 2 Pet. 2:9 occurs two times in the Greek Scriptures, in the following verses: Acts 4:21; 2 Pet. 2:9.

The Greek expression “JUDGMENT DAY” (2250 hémera “DAY” + 2920 krisis “JUDGMENT”) in 2 Pet. 2:9 occurs 7 times in the Greek Scriptures, in the following verses: Matt. 10:15; Matt. 11:22; Matt. 11:24; Matt. 12:36; 2 Pet. 2:9; 2 Pet. 3:7; 1 John 4:17.

B) Rev. 11:18 says: “The appointed time came for THE DEAD TO BE JUDGED.” In addition to the judging of the dead, this verse mentions the following events:

  • “the nations became wrathful”

  • “your own wrath came”

  • “the appointed time came… to give the reward to your slaves, to the prophets and to the holy ones”

  • “the appointed time came… to bring to ruin those ruining the earth”

None of these events takes place after the 1,000 years, but, instead, all these events take place at the end of this world. Since “the appointed time… for the dead to be judged” is mentioned among these events, that event must take place close to these other events, not 1,000 years later.

C) Hebr. 9:27 says: “It is reserved for men to DIE once, and AFTER THIS TO RECEIVE A JUDGMENT.” It is clear that this judgment comes immediately after the resurrection, immediately after the death is over (Rev. 20:13), since the Bible says: “To DIE… AFTER THIS to receive a judgment.” If there is nothing else but the judgment 1,000 years after the resurrection (Rev. 20:15), when people have lived for 1,000 years, yes, when people have lived 10 lives, so to speak (10 x 100 years), it is: To LIVE for 1,000 years… AFTER THIS to receive a judgment‘, but Hebrews 9:27 talks about judgment AFTER DEATH, saying: To DIE… AFTER THIS to receive a judgment.” Therefore, it is clear that there will be judgment also immediately after the resurrection, immediately after the death is over (Rev. 20:13), and it is clear that this judgment AFTER DEATH results from the deeds that people did before they died, whereas the judgment 1,000 years after the resurrection (Rev. 20:15), that is, the judgment AFTER NEW LONG LIFE, results from the deeds that people did, or did not do, during those 1,000 years.

D) Rom. 2:12-16 says: “ON THE DAY WHEN GOD JUDGES the secret things of mankind through Christ Jesus, according to the good news I declare”, that is, on Judgment Day, “all those who sinned without Law” will be judged without Law, and “all those who SINNED UNDER LAW will be JUDGED BY LAW

On Judgment Day no one can SIN UNDER THE MOSAIC LAW, thus “all those who sinned under Law” will be judged according to the deeds they did BEFORE THEY DIED, when they were under the Mosaic Law. And “all those who sinned without Law” will be judged according to the deeds they did BEFORE THEY DIED; ‘their conscience will bear witness with them, and by their own thoughts they will be accused or even excused’ (Rom. 2:15-16 compare Rom. 14:11).

HOLY ONES OF ISRAEL will judge BY THE MOSAIC LAW all those who sinned under Law, and HOLY ONES OF THE NATIONS will judge WITHOUT THE MOSAIC LAW all those who sinned without Law (Rom. 2:12). See AC.

E) Rom. 2:1-10 says: “We know that God’s judgment is in harmony with truth, against those who practice such things. But do you suppose, O man, that while you judge those who practice such things and yet you do them, you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you despise the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, because you do not know that God in his kindness is trying to lead you to repentance? But according to your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, YOU ARE STORING UP WRATH FOR YOURSELF on the day of wrath and of the revealing of God’s righteous judgment. And he will pay back to each one according to his works.”

If people will not be judged according to the deeds they did before they died, how did people in the first century ‘STORE UP WRATH FOR THEMSELVES on the day of the revealing of God’s righteous judgment’? It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. No one “will escape the judgment of God” (Rom. 2:3).

F) Eccl. 8:11 says: “Because judicial sentence against a bad deed has not been executed quickly, that is why the heart of the sons of Adam is filled with doing bad.” Since judicial sentence against a bad deed will be executed AFTER DEATH (Hebr. 9:27), when a person is resurrected (Rev. 20:13), judicial sentence truly has not been executed quickly. Some people who lived for hundreds of years were able to do bad even for hundreds of years without punishment, and generation after generation has been able to do more and more bad without punishment; this has continued for thousands of years (2 Pet. 3:4; 2 Tim. 3:13). “Judicial sentence against a bad deed has not been executed quickly”, but it will be executed (Acts 17:31; Acts 10:42; Acts 24:25).

G) Eccl. 11:9-10 says: “Walk in the ways of your heart and in the things seen by your eyes. But know that ACCORDING TO ALL THESE the true God will bring you into JUDGMENT.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. All who are in Hades will be brought back to life (Rev. 20:13), and God will bring them into judgment according to “ALL” the deeds they have done (Eccl. 11:9-10; Hebr. 9:27).

H) Eccl. 12:13-14 says: “The true God will bring EVERY DEED INTO JUDGMENT, with every hidden thing, whether it is good or bad.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died; “EVERY DEED” will be judged.

I) 1 Tim. 5:24 says: “The sins of some men are known to all, leading the way into judgment, but other men are following after.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died.

J) Jude 14-15 says: “The seventh one from Adam, Enoch, also prophesied about them when he said: “Look! Jehovah came with his holy myriads to execute judgment against ALL, and to reprove ALL the ungodly concerning ALL their ungodly deeds that they did in an ungodly way, and concerning ALL the shocking things that ungodly sinners spoke against him.”” It is clear that ALL will be judged according to the deeds they did before they died. Jehovah will “execute judgment against ALL”, against ALL MANKIND that has ever lived, Jehovah will “reprove ALL”, ALL MANKIND that has ever lived (see also Rom. 3:19 “all the world may become accountable to God for punishment”; Isa. 26:9).

K) Matt.12:36 says: “Every useless saying that men will speak, THEY WILL RENDER AN ACCOUNT concerning it ON JUDGMENT DAY.” It is clear that every human will be judged on Judgment Day according to the deeds he did before he died, and according to the words he spoke. Why, Jesus specifically said that people “WILL RENDER AN ACCOUNT ON JUDGMENT DAY” for everything.

L) Mark 12:38-40 says: “They devour the houses of the widows… THESE WILL RECEIVE A MORE SEVERE JUDGMENT.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. All people will receive judgment after death (Hebr. 9:27), on Judgment Day (Matt.12:36; Rom. 2:16), for all who are in Hades will be brought back to life (Rev. 20:13) and God will judge them according to “EVERY DEED” they did before they died (Eccl. 11:9; Eccl. 12:14), and some people “WILL RECEIVE A MORE SEVERE JUDGMENT” for the deeds they did before they died (Mark 12:40; Jam. 2:13).

M) Matt. 12:41-42 says: “Men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation and will condemn it, because they repented at what Jonah preached. But look! something more than Jonah is here. The queen of the south will be raised up in the judgment with this generation and will condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon. But look! something more than Solomon is here.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died.

N) Acts 24:25 says: “As Paul talked about righteousness and self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened.” Why did Felix become frightened? Felix heard about “the judgment to come”, that God will judge every human according to the deeds the person did before he died (Rev. 20:13), that is why Felix “became frightened”.

O) Hebr. 4:13 says: “There is NOT A CREATION that is hidden from his sight, but all things are naked and openly exposed to the eyes of the one to whom WE MUST RENDER AN ACCOUNT.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died.

P) Rom. 14:10-12 says: “We will all stand before the judgment seat of God. For it is written: “‘As surely as I live,’ says Jehovah, ‘to me EVERY knee will bend, and EVERY tongue will make open acknowledgment to God.’” So, then, each of us WILL RENDER AN ACCOUNT for himself to God.” It is clear that “EVERY” human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. “EVERY” human “WILL RENDER AN ACCOUNT for himself to God”, “EVERY” human “will make open acknowledgment to God” before the judgment seat of God.

Q) 1 Pet. 4:2-5 says: “They are puzzled that you do not continue running with them in the same decadent course of debauchery, so they speak abusively of you. But THESE PEOPLE WILL RENDER AN ACCOUNT to the one who is ready to judge those LIVING and those DEAD.” Every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died.

R) 1 Cor. 4:5 says: “Therefore, do not judge anything before THE APPOINTED TIME, until THE LORD COMES, who will both BRING THE HIDDEN THINGS OF DARKNESS TO LIGHT and MAKE MANIFEST THE INTENSIONS OF THE HEARTS, and then each one will receive his praise from God.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. At “the appointed time”, on Judgment Day, the hidden things of every person will be brought to light, the intensions of the heart of every person will be made manifest.

S) Jam. 2:13 says: “THE ONE WHO DOES NOT PRACTICE MERCY WILL HAVE HIS JUDGMENT WITHOUT MERCY.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. All people will receive judgment after death (Hebr. 9:27), on Judgment Day (Matt.12:36; Rom. 2:16), for all who are in Hades will be brought back to life (Rev. 20:13) and God will judge them (Rom. 14:10-12; 1 Pet. 4:4-5) according to “EVERY DEED” they did before they died (Eccl. 11:9; Eccl. 12:14), the hidden things of every person will be brought to light, the intensions of the heart of every person will be made manifest (1 Cor. 4:5; Rom. 2:15-16; Lu. 8:17), and ‘those who did not practice mercy’ before they died, ‘will receive their judgment without mercy’ (Jam. 2:13), they “will receive a more severe judgment” for the deeds they did before they died (Mark 12:40).

T) Col. 3:25: “Certainly the one who does wrong will receive back the wrong he has done.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. On Judgment Day every human “will receive back the wrong he has done”. The Bible says this over and over again, saying: “As you have done, so it will be done to you. The way you treated others will come back on your own head” (Isa. 3:10-11, 13; Ob. 15; Ex. 21:24-25; Lev. 24:19-20).

U) Gal. 6:7: “God is not one to be mocked. For whatever a person is SOWING, this he will also REAP.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. On Judgment Day everyone will REAP what he SOWED during his life.

V) Num. 32:23 says: “Your sin will catch up with you.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. The Bible says this over and over again, endlessly.

W) Jer. 32:19: “Whose eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men, in order to give to each one according to his ways and according to the fruitage of his actions.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. On Judgment Day each one will receive according to his ways, according to his actions.

X) Isa. 3:10-11, 13 says: “Tell the righteous one that it will go well for him, for they will eat the fruitage of their actions. Woe to the wicked one, it will be affliction, for WHAT HIS HANDS HAVE DONE WILL BE DONE TO HIM! Jehovah will take his position to conduct a legal case and he will stand up to judge peoples.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. On Judgment Day every human “will receive back the wrong he has done” (Col. 3:25). The Bible says this over and over again, saying: “As you have done, so it will be done to you. The way you treated others will come back on your own head” (Ob. 15; Ex. 21:24-25; Lev. 24:19-20). Yes, “WHAT HIS HANDS HAVE DONE WILL BE DONE TO HIM!” (Isa. 3:10-11, 13).

Y) 2 Tim. 4:14 says: “Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm. JEHOVAH WILL REPAY HIM ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died.

Z) Ps. 62:12 says: “YOU REPAY EACH ONE ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died.

Ä) Eccl. 3:17 says: “The true God will judge both the righteous and the wicked, for there is a time there for EVERY DESIRE and EVERY DEED.” It is clear that every human will be judged according to the deeds he did before he died. All people will receive judgment after death (Hebr. 9:27), on Judgment Day (Matt.12:36; Rom. 2:16), for all who are in Hades will be brought back to life (Rev. 20:13) and God will judge them (Rom. 14:10-12; 1 Pet. 4:4-5) according to “EVERY DEED” they did before they died (Eccl. 11:9; Eccl. 12:14), according to “EVERY DESIRE and EVERY DEED” (Eccl. 3:17), the hidden things of every person will be brought to light, the intensions of the heart of every person will be made manifest (1 Cor. 4:5; Rom. 2:15-16; Lu. 8:17), and ‘those who did not practice mercy’ before they died, ‘will receive their judgment without mercy’ (Jam. 2:13), they “will receive a more severe judgment” for the deeds they did before they died (Mark 12:40), every human “will receive back the wrong he has done” (Col. 3:25), yes, “what his hands have done will be done to him” (Isa. 3:10-11, 13; Ob. 15; Ex. 21:24-25; Lev. 24:19-20).

3) People will not be sentenced to DEATH in judging after the resurrection, no, people will be PUNISHED and they have to CORRECT MATTERS. Jehovah will “execute judgment against all” and Jehovah will “REPROVE all”, yes, “REPROVE”, Jehovah will reprove ALL MANKIND that has ever lived (Jude 15; Rom. 3:19 “all the world may become accountable to God for PUNISHMENT”; Isa. 26:9). Unrighteous people, that is, all mankind (Acts 24:15; 1 Cor. 6:9-10), will be “PUNISHED” on Judgment Day for what they did before they died, as 2 Pet. 2:9 says: “Jehovah knows how to… reserve unrighteous people to be PUNISHED on JUDGMENT DAY (Greek verb 2849 kolazó “to punish”, compare, same Greek verb, Acts 4:21).

Angels have written down the deeds of humans, good deeds and bad deeds (John 5:30; Rev. 20:12; Dan. 7:10; Job 33:23 “a spokesman… to tell to man his uprightness”; Matt. 18:10; Eccl. 10:20; Mal. 3:16; Ps. 56:8; Ps. 139:16; Neh. 5:19; 13:14, 22, 30-31).

Job knew that Jehovah ‘sees his ways and counts all his steps’ (Job 31:4), and ‘weighs him with accurate scales’ (Job 31:6), and “calls for an accounting” for everything Job has done during his life (Job 31:14). That applies to every human (Ps. 139:1-7; Hebr. 4:13). That is why Felix “became frightened” when he heard about this “judgment to come”, the Judgment Day to come (Acts 24:25).

Will people be brought back to life just to be punished and that’s it? No. One of the purposes of the punishment is to cause people to REPENT for what they have done, for Jehovah “does not desire anyone to be destroyed but desires all to attain to repentance” (2 Pet. 3:9; Eze. 18:21-23, 27-28, 32). Yes, “to REPENTANCE” (see CH. ).

4) JUDGMENT DAY is Jehovah’s “DAY OF VENGEANCE”, the day when matters of every INDIVIDUAL and of every NATION will be corrected, yes, also matters of every NATION, as the Bible says: “He will judge between the nations”, he will “reprove many peoples”, he will “reprove mighty nations” (Isa. 2:4; Micah 4:3-4). Everyone will receive justice, as Jehovah says: VENGEANCE is mine; I will REPAY“, “VENGEANCE is mine, and REPAYMENT. For “it is righteous on God’s part to repay TRIBULATION to those who make TRIBULATION for you” (Isa. 3:10-11, 13; Ob. 15; Ex. 21:24-25; Lev. 24:19-20; Rom. 12:19-20; Rev. 6:10; Ps. 94:1-2; Isa. 35:4; 2 Thess. 1:6; Nah. 1:2; Deut. 32:35, Micah 5:15; Isa. 61:1-2).

See proofs under CE. that JUDGMENT DAY begins, that is, JUDGING begins, when Jesus comes (Matt. 25:31) and when Jehovah comes (Joel 3:11-12) on Jehovah’s Day, which is “JUDGMENT DAY and [the day] of destruction of the ungodly people” (2 Pet. 3:7), ‘the day of revealing of God’s righteous JUDGMENT’ (Rom. 2:5-11; Rev. 11:18), the day when the Faithful and True “JUDGES” (Rev. 19:11; Isa. 11:4; 2 Thess. 1:7-8; Matt. 16:27). So, the DAY OF VENGEANCE, the JUDGMENT DAY, begins when Jehovah and Jesus come, and continues for 1,000 years.

5) Jehovah will judge the world (Rom. 3:6; Ps. 9:8; Ps. 96:13; Ps. 98:9; Isa. 26:9) by means of Jesus and all holy ones (John 5:22-23; Acts 17:31; John 5:27; Rev. 20:4; 1 Cor. 6:2) in the same manner as human judges judged in Israel (Deut. 16:18; 2 Chron. 19:5-6; 1 Kings 3:9). Human judges in Israel were “a typical representation… of the heavenly things” and “a copy of the reality” and “a shadow of the things to come” (Hebr. 8:5; Hebr. 9:9; Hebr. 9:24; Hebr. 10:1; Col. 2:17).

We holy ones will make ‘judicial decisions’ just as Solomon did (1 Kings 3:16-28). Because of Jehovah’s spirit (Isa. 11:2; Prov. 2:6), and as spirits, holy ones will be more wise than Solomon was, who was “wiser than any other man” (1 Kings 4:29-34; 2 Chron. 9:6-7). Jehovah’s spirit qualified Solomon to judge his people (2 Chron. 1:10; 1 Kings 3:9-12, 28), and it will qualify holy ones to judge all mankind (John 7:46; Matt 12:18; 2 Cor. 3:18), the spirit of that God for whom “all things are possible” (Matt. 19:26; Lu. 1:37; Jer. 32:17).

When the Israelites who had transgressed against God came before Ezra and had to correct their deeds publicly, it was like a small drama which shows what will happen on Judgment Day, giving us a glimpse of what it means that people will be judged (Ezra 10:7-14, 16-19, 44).

The name itself, JUDGMENT DAY, indicates what happens at that time.

6) The less bad a person has done, the “MORE TOLERABLE”, that is, MORE EASY, it will be for him on Judgment Day (Matt. 11:22; Matt. 12:41-42; Isa. 3:10-11; Matt. 7:2; Jam. 2:13).

What about the people of Sodom and Gomorrah? Jude 7 says: “Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them… are set before [us] as an example of those PUT UNDER JUDICIAL PUNISHMENT OF EVERLASTING FIRE” (“put under” = “hypekhousai”, which is the Greek verb 5254 hypekhó, compare, 2 Thess. 1:9 “will suffer” = “tisousin”, which is the Greek verb 5099 tinó). This cannot mean that the people of Sodom and Gomorrah will not be alive on Judgment Day, for Jesus said: “You, Capernaum… if the powerful works that took place in you had taken place in Sodom, it would have remained until this very day. Further, I say to you, it will be MORE TOLERABLE for the land of SODOM on JUDGMENT DAY than for you” (Matt. 11:23-24). So, people of Sodom and Gomorrah will be alive on Judgment Day. In fact, not just Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, but ALL MANKIND is “PUT UNDER JUDICIAL PUNISHMENT OF EVERLASTING FIRE”, for Rev. 20:15 says that after the 1,000 years every human who “was not found written in the book of life was hurled into the lake of fire” (Rev. 20:15). Therefore, ALL MANKIND is “PUT UNDER JUDICIAL PUNISHMENT OF EVERLASTING FIRE”.

When the Earth is a Paradise, all will come back to life (Acts 24:15; John 5:28-29; Hebr. 9:27; Rev. 20:13), but after the resurrection the life of one person differs from the life of another person. “An evil person will not go unpunished” (Prov. 11:21). This is Jehovah’s love and wisdom and justice! (Isa. 26:9)

CF.

CF. I can prove by the BIBLE that EVERYTHING on Earth will be DESTROYED. What is left when Jesus comes, will be destroyed then, because when Jesus comes the following happens:

1) Holy ones will be changed into spirits (Rev. 14:15-16; Matt. 24:31; 1 Thess. 4:16-17; 1 Cor. 15:51-52).

2) Worshipers of the Beast will be destroyed (2 Thess. 1:6-9; Rev. 14:17-20; Rev. 19:19-21).

3) Satan will be hurled into the abyss (Rev. 20:1-3).

4) The earth and the heaven will be made new (2 Pet. 3:5-7; 2 Pet. 3:10-11; Matt. 24:29; Hag. 2:6; Hebr. 12:26-27; Isa. 34:4; Rev. 6:12-17; Rev. 20:11; Isa. 51:6; Isa. 24:1, 17-20; Lu. 21:33; Ps. 102:25-26; Isa. 65:17; 2 Pet. 3:13; Rev. 21:1; Hebr. 2:5 footnote; Rev. 21:5).

  • WHAT IS HEAVEN? God called the expanse “HEAVEN” (Gen. 1:8).
  • WHAT IS EARTH? God called the dry land “EARTH” (Gen. 1:10).
  • WHAT IS SEA? God called the collecting of the waters “SEAS” (Gen. 1:10).

The matter is very simple when we read God’s words, not human philosophy, theology. Every human who has not been reading human philosophy, theology, knows what is HEAVEN and what is EARTH and what is SEA, just as every human who has not been reading human philosophy, theology, knows what is FATHER and what is SON (Col. 2:8).

  • WHAT ARE THE ELEMENTS? (2 Pet. 3:10, 12 Greek noun 4747 stoikheion στοιχεῖον see Thayer’s Greek Lexicon). The elements are the elements from which all things have been made. For example, carbon, iron, gold and silver are such elements. The elements are “fundamental substances that consist of atoms of only one kind. Only 88 elements occur naturally on earth.”   [g00 8/22 p. 8]   THESE “ELEMENTS being intensely hot will be dissolved” (2 Pet. 3:10 Greek verb 3089 luó “to loose, release, dissolve [for example, dissolve into water]”). THESE “ELEMENTS will melt in the intense heat!” (2 Pet. 3:12 Greek verb 5080 tékó “to make liquid, liquefy, become liquid, melt”). Everyone knows how earthy matter liquefies, melts, in intense heat, for example, in a volcanic eruption. “ALL THESE THINGS are to be dissolved in this way” (2 Pet. 3:11 Greek verb 3089 luó “to loose, release, dissolve [for example, dissolve into water]”).

 

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“THE WORLD OF THAT TIME” was destroyed “with water”, ‘THE WORLD OF THIS TIME’ will be destroyed ‘with fire’ (2 Pet. 3:5-7). ‘THE EARTH THAT NOW EXISTS’ will be destroyed in fire, just as ‘THE EARTH THAT EXISTED’ was destroyed in the Flood when countless billions of tons of water deluged the earth: the whole ecosystem changed, there was tremendous changes in earth’s surface, mountains rose and seabeds lowered, new continents were born, new seas, polar ice caps were born, and everything on Earth died, people and animals and plants died when the water covered even all the tall mountains for 7,5 months (Gen. 7:11-12; Gen. 7:19-20; Gen. 8:5). It took one year and 10 days from the beginning of the Flood until “the earth had dried off” (Gen. 8:13-14). When ‘THE EARTH THAT NOW EXISTS’ will be destroyed, the planet itself remains (Ps. 104:5), just as the planet remained in the Flood, but everything on it will be new (Zeph. 1:2-3, 17-18; Ho. 4:3; Rev. 8:6-9; Rev. 16:3; Ps. 104:30). Everything that we see is temporary, it will be removed, yes, all “the things seen are temporary” (2 Cor. 4:18). There will again be tremendous changes in earth’s surface, “the earth will undergo change”, for those mountains that were born in the Flood will be removed, as the Bible says: “The mountains will be removed and the hills will be shaken” (Isa. 54:10; Ps. 46:2-3). Also ‘THE HEAVEN THAT NOW EXISTS’ will be new, that is, the Earth’s atmosphere will be new. ‘THE HEAVEN THAT NOW EXISTS’ will be destroyed, just like ‘THE HEAVEN THAT EXISTED’ was destroyed (Gen. 1:6-8; 2 Pet. 3:5-6). The heaven was structurally completely different after the Flood when all the water had come down, and Earth’s climate changed too. ‘THE SEA THAT NOW EXISTS’ will disappear, the ocean that covers almost the whole Earth and was born in the Flood and is not part of Jehovah’s original purpose (Rev. 21:1). Jehovah may restore those waters to be above the expanse where they were before the Flood (Gen. 1:6-7). THERE WILL BE “RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS” (Acts 3:21; Matt. 19:28). Jehovah will make Paradise on Earth, just like Jehovah made the garden of Eden (Gen. 2:8-9). ‘THERE WILL BE A RE-CREATION OF CONDITIONS ON EARTH, so that things will be as they were in the garden of Eden before Adam and Eve sinned.’    [w09 8/15 p. 8 par. 5]

So, PEOPLE will not transform the Earth into Paradise, GOD will transform the Earth into Paradise. Jehovah will create the Paradise, just like Jehovah created the garden of Eden. Jehovah himself says: I WILL CREATE new heavens and a new earth” (Isa. 65:17). People are just “awaiting” them to come (2 Pet. 3:13).

People have been waiting for the new heavens and the new Earth already at least 3620 years, at least from the year 1613 BCE, for when Job talked about the resurrection, he said: “UNTIL HEAVEN IS NO MORE, they will not wake up” (Job 14:7-15). Job knew that the time will come when HEAVEN IS NO MORE“. Job knew that the heaven ‘will be replaced’ (Ps. 102:25-26). Job knew that the resurrection takes place after the heaven is replaced, after the heaven has “passed away” (Rev. 21:1). Therefore, people have been waiting for the new heavens and the new Earth, “the inhabited Earth to come” (Hebr. 2:5 footnote Rbi8), at least 3620 years, at least from the year 1613 BCE.    [it-2 p. 81 Job par. 2]

5) All mankind will be resurrected (Acts 24:15; John 5:28-29; Rev. 20:13), except the worshipers of the Beast (Matt. 25:41; Rev. 14:9-11; Rev. 13:8).

6) Judging the dead begins (Rev. 20:13), and it will last for 1,000 years (Rev. 20:5). See CG. CH.