1 John Chapter 3

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

The catching up of both Enoch and Elijah provide a pattern for the resurrection, translation and catching up (Rapture) of the saints in the N.T. The key scripture however that puts it all together is 1 Thess.4:13-19.

1 John 3:2-3

Genesis 5:23-24 (P)

Numbers 10:1-7

Note vs.7 could give a hint of the last trump in 1Corinthians15:52.

2 Kings 2:11-12

John 14:1-3

1 Corinthians 15:51-58

Philippians 3:21

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The key scripture to all the other links.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-18

our gathering to Him

Hebrews 11:5

2 Peter 2:9

Jude 1:21

Revelation 4:1

Revelation 11:11-12

FER v12, pp436,437

I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God. See links below.

1 John 3:2

Psalms 17:15

Matthew 5:8

1 Corinthians 13:2

Revelation 3:12 (G)

Revelation 7:3

Revelation 14:1

Revelation 22:4

JT v48, pp425,427,430

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

We shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. See references in Gen 5:23,34.

1 John 3:2,3 (P)

Genesis 5:23,24

JT v48, pp407,408

JND v2, pp299

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp253

JND Collected writings.

12 Tribes of Israel

144,000 with the seal of God on their foreheads. See references below. Note the links are with "sealed", not always in the context of the 144,000 sealed. See also the glad tidings of the kingdom presented by the 144,000 in Matt.24:14. See chart of Gen 49.

1 John 3:2

Psalms 17:15

Matthew 24:14

Acts 26:7 (P)

Note all the tribes were in Judah even before the Assyrian dispersion. See 2 Chronicles 11:13-17

1 Corinthians 15:12

Revelation 3:12,14

Revelation 7:3-8 (P)

Note the chart of the 12 tribes in Gen. 49:3-27, and comments about Dan and Ephraim missing.

Revelation 14:1-5

This group may be different from those in Rev.7.

Revelation 22:4

JND v5, pp22-25

JND Collected writings.

JT v48, pp457

JND v0, pp144

JND Notes and Jottings. Why Dan left out.

JND v0, pp142,143

JND Notes and Jottings.

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

Christ instructing His disciples that in my Father's house He will prepare you a place. He promises that He is coming again and "shall receive you to myself". This includes our resurrection and translation. In the links I have included O.T.heavenly saints

1 John 3:2

When he in manifested we shall be like him.

Genesis 5:23,24

Translation of O.T. and N.T. saints.

Daniel 12:2

Resurrection of O.T. saints.

John 14:1-3 (P)

Romans 8:11,17,23

1 Corinthians 15:51-56

Resurrection and change of those alive that preceeds translation.

Philippians 1:10

Christ's day, our destination to be with Him.

Philippians 3:21

Our bodies of humiliation transformed into conformity to his body of glory.

Colossians 3:4

When Christ is manifested, then we shall be manifested with him.

1 Thessalonians 2:19

The Lord Jesus at his coming. Could refer to his public appearing or his private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The key scripture reinforcing these links.

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Hebrews 10:25

Hebrews 11:10,16

The O.T. saints seek a heavenly city.

Hebrews 12:22-26

What we have come to, our heavenly destination.

1 Peter 5:4

When the chief shepherd is manifested we shall receive the unfading crown of glory.

2 Peter 2:9

The Lord knows how to keep the godly out of trial.

Revelation 3:10

I will keep thee out of the hour of trial which is about to come upon the whole habitable earth.

Revelation 11:11,12

Two olive trees ( possibly Moses and Elijah or prophets like them),translated to heaven.

Revelation 21:1-27

The heavenly city.

JND v2, pp294

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp212

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp251

JND Collected writings.

JBS v2, pp470,471

Christ's Atoning Sufferings

An offering for sin,such a holy subject. See comments and references in Isaiah 53:5,6.

1 John 3:5

Isaiah 53:10 (P)

Isaiah 53:5,6

2 Corinthians 5:21

In Him sin is not. See 1 Pet 2:22.

1 John 3:5 (G)

1 Peter 2:22

Christ who did no sin, neither was guile found in His mouth.

1 John 3:5

Isaiah 53:9 (P)

2 Corinthians 5:21

1 Peter 2:22

Christ who did no sin, neither was guile found in His mouth. See Isaiah 53:9 and 2 Cor 5:21.

1 John 3:5

Isaiah 53:9

2 Corinthians 5:21

1 Peter 2:22 (P)

70 weeks of Daniel 9 Prophecy

#1 To finish the transgression.

1 John 3:8

Daniel 9:24 (P)

Matthew 1:21