The unveiling (revelation) of Jesus as fully God is demonstrated by His forthtelling of future events in breath-taking detail (prophecy).
Prophecy is what separates Christianity from any other ‘religion’ (Man trying to appease God), or Belief.
God demonstrates who He is and His Word (Scripture) as distinctly-unique with it’s description to a “T” of world events throughout History, written hundreds of years before they occur.
This demonstrating the origin of Scripture (God’s Word), from outside the spacetime continuum.
Jesus, as God, momentarily stepped down to become a Man, a child born of a human mother — a virgin.
God the Father then taught Jesus as he grew.
After Jesus demonstrated that He is God, through His Death, Burial, and Ressurecruon — as forthtold in Scripture (in detail), He ascended to Heaven (and will return, as meticulously detailed throughout Scripture).
Thus ending His momentary finite understanding that He endured as a Man within the temporal spacetime continuum.
The Revelation of Jesus as God and His understanding are laid bare as detailed in the book of Revelation.
Revelation 1:1 (KJV) The Revelation [apokalypsis = apocalypse] of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified [it] by his angel unto his servant John[.]
a disclosure of truth, instruction
1. concerning things before unknown
2. used of events by which things or states
Clearly, Jesus as God, with full understanding of History and its Future knows all — Everything.
It would be absurd, without logic, to think otherwise.
Yet, some presume that Jesus does not know the day nor hour of History’s most momentous, Earth-narrative shattering event; the removal of His Church (The Rapture); so that the ‘Time of Jacob’s Trouble’ (The Tribulation) may play out the End of Days (a specific calculation).
Jesus statement on the timing of the Rapture was temporal, a statement He made within the time-domain of Man, before ascending to the Father, from Whom He received the full Revelation.
Revelation 5:1-7 (KJV) 1 And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals. 2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof? 3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon. 4 And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon. 5 And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof. 6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth. 7 And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.
Whether or not allusions to the Rapture are encoded with Revelation is the topic of much serious debate, and should, as “iron sharpens iron”, and our evolved Understanding of “not presuming we have the final truth of the matter” (H/T Missler), is revealed.
Revelation 4:1 (KJV) After this I looked, and, behold, a door [was] opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard [was] as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up [rise up, ascend] hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.
Personally, currently, I view Revelation as chronological; with R4:1 above, alluding to the Rapture. R12 then being a synopsis of the events leading up the History up-ending event of the Rapture.
Revelation 12:1-5 (KJV) 1 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: 2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. 3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. 4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. 5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up [harpazo = rapturo] unto God, and [to] his throne.
So, the questions remain, “What does Jesus know and what doesn’t He know?”
Personally, I perceive He knows all, now. The only obstacle to recognizing this, is to not understand the temporal giving up of knowledge as God, to become a child (Man) and the subsequent re-Knowing given to Jesus by the Father (as described in the book of Revelation).
My greatest critique of Before The Wrath, is that, clearly Jesus now knows the Day & Hour (frankly, I don’t know how they are overlooking this logical conclusion).
The lesser critical observation is that of, the apostasy of the Church, may in fact be a mistranslation, and referring to the departure (Rapture) of the Church, as the pattern/s reveals.
A final observation on Before The Wrath, is the observed patterning of the Rapture of the Church, as woven into the tapestry of the tradition of the Jewish Wedding. Nugget: tucked away in our Savior’s back pocket, now revealed: The events of the Jewish Wedding include The Bride being lifted up and carried away by the Groom/smen, according to the Jewish Wedding tradition.
I hope you take the time to watch Before The Wrath and come to PIP to discuss.
Be diligent & study hard.
Enjoy the show.
IF my presumption is correct (I am open to debate). Then the timing of the Rapture should be investigated. Interesting, as is the case with much new discovery, heretofore (a time-lock per se) misunderstanding/s has kept most from considering the timing may in fact be possible — much like Sir Robert Anderson ocalculated the First Coming by reviewing Daniel 9.
Where to start?
Daniel 12:11 (KJV)
And from the time [that] the daily [sacrifice] shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, [there shall be] a thousand two hundred and ninety days.
Revelation 11:3 (KJV) And I will give [power] unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred [and] threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.
Revelation 13:5 (KJV) And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty [and] two months.
Time will tell.