Rev 12:17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.The Church will suffer persecution all who keep the commandments of God will suffer persecution
who but those who are concerned about keeping the commandments of God, are even able to be tempted? .
Who is concerned about keeping the commandments of God, all those who want everlasting life Matthew 19:17 John 12:50 by Keeping Gods commandments words and sayings
If ye love me, keep my commandments John 14:15
If a man love me, he will keep my words John 14:23
whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected 1 John 2:5
I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death. John 8:51
Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them
, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock Matt 7:24
his word, those who want to have the right to the tree of life and to enter in through the Gates in that new city Revelation 22:14 that will set down in New Jerusalem when it come down out of heaven Rev 21:2
God Fixed us in Such a Way we have no Excuse to Sin...
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.
Do you not Realize , What God has Done for Us so that we cannot Sin , He will not Allow us to be Temped more than what we can take, But he is Faithful, And he will not Forget us when our Temptation Comes, God Makes a Way out of our Temptation ,so that we Can excape and Sin Not
God did This so we Can Not SIN, to Be as God is,- PERFECT
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. 1 Cor 10:13
13 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:
14 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. 15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death. 16 Do not err, my beloved brethren.
So you See, That we have no Excuse, God is Faithful to Us, this is why the Word of God Says Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. 9 Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. 10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.James 4:7-10
but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.
Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. James 1:12
Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy. James 5:11
Those who are not concerned about keeping the commandments, are not tempted, they simply do whatever they want, when ever they want
they are tempted by the cares of this world pulling them in the grip of satan John 8:34, by the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful Mark 4:19 therfore they do not care to please God so they do what ever they want, as long as God alows them to,
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.Gal 6:7
God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day. If he turn not, he will whet his sword
; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors.
it may look like they are geting by, but their not...
Rev 14:9 And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,
10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.
12 Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
Again, from the above scriptures, it seems that those who keep the commandments of God are right in the thick of the battle. This is just as it has always been from the beginning of the fall, and will continue to be until Christ returns for His own.
God's people will go through persecution as they always have. Nothing more fully proves their faith. Nor is the reward of any greater, than theirs for ding so.
All will go throught the Tribulations cause Jesus comes after the Tribulations Matt 24:29-30 and if you are alive and remaining 1Thes 4:17 and keep the commandments words and sayings of God, you will be in that meeting in the air to judgment Jude 1:14
But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. 1 Thess 5:4
But some will be tempted to make them pure if they over come
Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.
Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. 10 Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried
; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.
And some of them of understanding shall fall
, to try them, and to purge, and to make them white, even to the time of the end: because it is yet for a time appointed.
And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and they shall say, The Lord is my God.Zech 13:9
but many will lose their life
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
2 Tim 3:12
all of this happens with Israel When Jerusalem is compassed with armies and they are trodden down Luke 21:20 Luke 21:24
Christ tells the church
Then let them which are in Judaea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto. Luke 21:21
To flee into the mountains
And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the Lord my God shall come, and all the saints with thee. Zech 14:1
Which is the women
And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days. Rev 12:6
this is when the Church is Reborn Rev 12:2
This is when satan is cast down Revelation 12:9
then all Christian that keep the commandments of God will shall suffer persecution
And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.
And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.Rev 12:17
many will give their life for Christ, but they will rise First 1Thes 4:16