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resurrection, it will seem to them as the next fraction of a second
since loss of consciousness at death.
In the interim of death, they knew absolutely NOTHING. Says
God's Word, "For the living know that they shall die: but
the dead
KNOW NOT ANY THING" (Eccl. 9:5).
The spirit which returns to God is the human spirit that was
in them throughout life.
was not an "immortal soul," for the
soul was mortal and corruptible.
Those who died with God's Holy Spirit will be in the first res–
urrection (Rev. 20:4-5). They will come forth IMMORTAL, in a glo–
rious body ofSPIRIT composition, their faces aglow as the SUN.
All others who have not been called to eternal salvation by
God during their human lifetimes will be resurrected after the
thousand-year reign of the Kingdom of God under Christ, in the
Great White Throne Judgment (Rev. 20: 11-12). They will be res–
urrected MORTAL, once again in a ftesh and blood physical body,
justas before. In this great judgment they will be "called" - their
eyes opened to God's truth. Then, finally, there will be a last res–
urrection (Rev. 20: 13-15) of those who HAD been called by God
in their mortal human life, but had rejected or turned from the truth.
They, with those who reject it in the Great White Throne Judg–
ment, will be in the lake of fire (11 Pet. 3: 10-11), which is the sec–
ond death. They then shall be ashes under the soles of the feet of
the immortals in God's Kingdom (Mal. 4:3), and will be as though
they had never been (Obadiah 16).
Then, ahead of the millions of immortal redeemed, shall lie
the tremendous awesome HUMAN POTENTIAL - when God the
Creator shall have put THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE under our jurisdic–
tion (Heb. 2:7-8).
But there is MUCH MORE yet to be revealed. Wuv all the trou–
bles, sufferings, heartaches and evils in the world these past 6,000
years? There is of necessity a CAUSE for every EFFECT.
There is yet so MUCH of this overview of all God's truth to be