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Just W'hat Do You Mean .. BORN AGAIN?
WHAT We Shall Be
Now notice-that! Understand WHAT we shall he,
when
we are BORN of God! Then, next we shall see - still
further - WHEN we shall be born of God.
This scripture, in this marvelous 3rd chapter of I
John, plainly says that "wE" - meaning begotten,
converted CHRISTIANS - are,
now, already,
the SONS of
God. Yes, of course, and the tiny embryo, no larger than
a pinpoint in its mother's womb is, already, the soN (or
daughter) of its human father, even though not yet HORN.
Next, this scripture reveals that "it doth
not yet
appear WHAT WE SHALL BE."
Grasp that! Isn't it PLAIN'? We are, later,
to
BE
something different. Of course! Although we already are
begotten SONS of God, we are still FLESH - still matter
- still VISIBLE. Hut WHAT WE SHALL BE has not, yet,
appeared.
As Jesus explained to Nicodemus, we SHALL
BE immortal SPIRIT. That is what we
shall later be!
BuT, this scripture continues - READ IT! - UNDERĀ·
STAND this
wonderful,
WONDERFUL TRUTH!
-
we
know that, when HE, Christ, shall appear at His second
coming to earth, WE SHALL BE LIKE HIM!
Now what shall HE be like?
If
you can know that,
you can know what HORN-AGAIN Christians shall
then
be
like - for they shall be LIKE HIM!
What does the GLORIFIED Christ look like? His eyes
blaze forth like flameR of fire! His feet glow like finely
burnished brass. His face shines like the suN, in FULL
STRENGTH - so bright, it would blind your eyes if He
were visible to you now! (Rev. 1;14-16; 19:12-13; Matt.
17:2.)
And THAT is the way YOU and I shall look, if and
when we are finally BORN of Goo! These deceived people
who talk about having had a ' 'born-again experience"
certainly don't look like THAT!
WHEN Born Again?
That tremendous, glorious event of being BORN of
God is to take place AT THE RESURRECTION OF THE JUST
- at the time of Christ's second coming to earth!