The Everlasting Gospel
The covenant is Godís saving intention as it has always existed in
the heart of the Father and the Son from all eternity. God will
save all who through faith in Christís redemptive work on the cross
will come to Him, trusting totally in Christís life, death,
resurrection, and intercession. The covenant gives us secure
identity as children of the Heavenly Father.
is a gift
Worship Him who created
by knowing Him]
Response to Godís covenant.
Receive and experience the
benefits of the everlasting covenant. There are three responses to
Godís covenant: (1) Fear God, (2) Give Him glory (3) Worship Him.
Those who fear
God need not fear the judgment because they will have full legal
representation in the judgment through their Advocate Jesus Christ.
[The fear of God is the antidote
to all other fears].
Those who give
glory to Him need not to search for love in all the wrongs places,
because the love of Christ fills their love cup
[To glorify God
is the antidote to the sins of Babylon, pride and self-glory].
worship the Creator give exclusive loyalty to Jesus Christ alone
and find in Him their sufficiency for everything. Therefore, they
will have no need to worship anyone or anything (beasts) other than
Jesus Christ. They become like the One they worship and experience
freedom: no need to control or be controlled by others.
[Worship of the Creator is the
antidote to idolatry which is covetousness].
Babylon is fallen
[Satanís weeds choke out growth]
judgment on Babylon for her attempts to find personal identity
outside Godís covenant by looking for love in all the wrong places.
is guilty of covenant unfaithfulness by having other lovers than
pay for what
[buy and sell]
Do not worship the beast
[Satanís substitutes kill]
consequences of beast worship [idolatry], which is seeking personal
identity and significance outside Godís covenant, damages self and
worship is covenant unfaithfulness.
get what you
Here is the patience of the saints;
here are those who keep the command-ments of God and the faithof
of Living under the Covenant:
- trusting Godís covenant promises, providence and timing while
they wait. They do not try to help God out by taking things into
their own hands.
commandments of God -
the result of living under the provisions of Godís covenant.
of Jesus - trusting in
the covenant-faithfulness of Christ.