My wife ran across a section of scripture the other day and our conversation sparked the idea for this blog post today.
Hebrews 12:22 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels,
23 to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,
24 and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel.
Heaven is crowded with Angels, those who have followed Jesus, and spirits of the righteous, and of Course God, and The first resurrected Man Jesus Christ. Guess what this is just the people in the Capital City of Heaven (New Jerusalem) There are people outside as well.
Revelation 22:2 down the middle of the great street of the city (New Jerusalem). On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, yielding its fruit every month. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.Look at that with all those souls in the The Kingdoms Capital there are still souls that are not yet Perfected. Oh how I want to be one of those spirits entrusted with the healing of The Nations.
I know you have been taught to look only for your little group in this scene, but alas your theology is made from man and not God. When will God get to Judging you ask, then my narrow theology will finally be revealed as the will of God. So sad that your Loyalty is not to the Love of God and vastness of his Mercy, but to the narrow road of the doctrines of men that leads to destruction.
Revelation 20: (NIV) 12 And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books.
13 The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead that were in them, and each person was judged according to what they had done. You do see it matters how you treat others i.e. being Christlike, it matters far more than your correct theology.
14 Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. The lake of fire is the second death. (death not Life)
15 Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire. You see Pastor there you have it, thier names are not in the Lambs Book of Life so matter how good they where they all fry.
My friend you have your books mixed up this is a different book, the church of the first-born is a separate book. Have you not noticed that God keeps MANY BOOKS and truly understands the hearts of people. . This is the book of Life that all human beings names are kept in from birth. This is the book that you can only be erased from by God, and not because you have the wrong theology or were born at the wrong time or place. The Kingdoms Capitol and the Surrounding Universe will be crowded indeed so just get over your disappointment.