Will i make it to heaven ? – Clearing certain mistakes and misunderstanding people have – the 144 000

A friend of mine asked me this question and it made me realise just how misguided the teachings on this matter are… it’s trully important to realise certain things …

first of all , there is no set number of people that will be saved – the 144 000 are not all the people that will be taken to heaven , those people are representatives of each of the 12 tribes of Israel , let us see how they are described in the scriptures:

Revelation 7:3-8

King James Version (KJV)

3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.

4 And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel.

5 Of the tribe of Juda were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Gad were sealed twelve thousand.

6 Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Nephthalim were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Manasses were sealed twelve thousand.

7 Of the tribe of Simeon were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Issachar were sealed twelve thousand.

8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Benjamin were sealed twelve thousand.

Revelation 14:1

King James Version (KJV)

14 And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father’s name written in their foreheads.

Revelation 14:3-5

King James Version (KJV)

And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.

These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.

And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.

From all this we understand pretty clearly who these 144 thousand people are , and what is their role in the events to come. One has to understand that there are certain events that are going on and that different people play different roles . Assuming these are all the people that God saves is totally false and requires further study of the scriptures.

I will continue this with several other things i have on my heart , hoping it will help someone edify themselves about what this going to heaven  is all about 🙂  and i also hope i make you realise the things written there in the Revelations are not that scary and are not in any way hateful (as i have seen people claiming)

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