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An Epistle To The Brethren From Chief Elder Charles Ford Walker
Translation of the Saints and 2nd Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ

(Two separate and distinct events! Not one and the same)

An Epistle To Discuss The Last Times

By: Chief Elder Charles F. Walker

June 1, 2003

Greeting to all of the Brethren in the name of Jesus Christ whom we shall reign with for a thousand years upon restoration of the dominion of this earth to the saints of God. May our works enable you and I to be among the army of saints as spoken of by Enoch: And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard [speeches] which ungodly sinners have spoken against him. Yes this will be the 'second coming' of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who still must reign in his own visible image of Son, until the last enemy is conquered. For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. The last enemy [that] shall be destroyed [is] death.

Now some of you ministers of the gospel and even some of the saints are truly confused about this day of the Lord's Coming; where He will return to earth and set His feet upon the Mount of Olives; with His Coming for the remnant of His saints whom He will meet in the air: For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive [and] remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words. It is very plain to see that these two events described in these separate passages are not an accounting of one and the same event; but when correctly understood they become two separate and distinct events of our Lord Jesus Christ in the 'last times'. We will examine the differences between the two passages and add other passages to support the true fact that these are indeed two separate and distinct occurrences of our Lord. One Coming to meet the saints in the air and to change the saints from mortal to immortal in the twinkling of an eye and one coming to execute judgment upon all. It is totally inexplicable to me as to why some ministers of the gospel cannot see this fact that is so clearly spoken of by the Lord Jesus Christ Himself. And even clearly spoken about by everyone of the Prophets of God beginning with the Prophet Enoch. The Last Times and the End of the World was the only great event(s) that Jesus did not speak about using parables; this he did using plain talk and my God the ministers today claim they understand the parables and claim they don't understand plain talk. It is suppose to be the other way around; they have it backwards and that is why they cant see and understand that there are two events of the Lords coming(s). It is not my intent to make it look like some of the ministers do not know what they are teaching and I don't like to make them look bad when it comes to explaining the true word of God. And what the young ministers of today must realize is that when it is said that Elder Walker is incorrect about this end time event(s) they are also saying that the likes of Bishop S.C. Johnson and Bishop R.C. Lawson and Bishop William J. Seymour, Bishop Goodwin, Bishop Hunter, Elder Gus Thompson and a host of others were also all wrong. When you look at it from this perspective you are saying that all the great men of God who preached the apostolic doctrine in the 20th century are wrong along with Elder Walker who closed out the century preaching and teaching the same thing that all the other true apostles preached and taught. So then, to say that Elder Walker is wrong on this end time event(s) is to say that all the great apostolic ministers of the 20th century were wrong in as much as we all have preached the same thing.

In all honestly and out of respect for what the Holy Ghost gives Ministers of God I will have to admit that it takes a very bold and unlearned and disrespectful man or woman to say that these men of God along with Elder Walker are wrong. That is the same as saying that all that the Holy Ghost have given to the church over the past 100 years on this subject has been wrong and in error. And now you can say that the Holy Ghost has favored you to bring the truth to the church and to declare Elder Walker and the rest of the Great Men of God as being in error. I am told in the book of Acts of the Apostles that when Apostle Paul went up to Jerusalem to confer with them who were apostles before he became an apostle that he discovered that he and they both had the same gospel and preached in the holy ghost according to the same spirit. Read: Acts Gal. 2:1,2,7 & 8 ; Then fourteen years after I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and took Titus with [me] also. And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain………... But contrariwise, when they saw that the gospel of the uncircumcision was committed unto me, as [the gospel] of the circumcision [was] unto Peter; (For he that wrought effectually in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision, the same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles:) Now I can say that the Gospel which was committed unto Bishop S.C. Johnson and Bishop R.C. Lawson and Bishop William J. Seymour is the same gospel committed unto Bishop Charles Ford Walker. And the spirit that wrought effectually in Bishop S.C. Johnson and Bishop R.C. Lawson and Bishop William J. Seymour to the apostleship in the church in their time before me; the same is mighty in Elder Waker to the apostleship in the church today. In my time and your time! Now where does that leave you and your company? To what is your effectual working and to what is your apostleship? And give me bible for your answer or else accept God's word as it is written and ask God to give you the revelation that is needed for you to understand this last time event(s).

Now with all this being so; and I have no doubt that what God has given me on this event(s) is correct and according to His True Word, because He gave the same to all of His great ministers of the gospel and is continuing to give the same revelation to those that are coming into His service today; that the Body of Christ, the church can stand before all creation without error and without blemish; an holy body fitly joined together by the bounds of the gospel of God and so convenienced that it will not accept another gospel, though there be some that trouble it. And to all those who have a troubling gospel and are not willing to obey and accept that which is already established; Read 2 Thes. 3:14-15; And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed. Yet count [him] not as an enemy, but admonish [him] as a brother. And that is just what you are you are brethren in Christ who are still in the process of understanding the counsel of God. You are by no means a false brother, you are by no means a false prophet nor are you by any means an infidel, as some unlearned ministers would say that you are. But you are indeed a brother who is in need of the truth and a better understanding of God's word. You are the modern day Apollos and Elder Walker is here to help you with the correct understanding. For the record, Read Acts 18:24-28; And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man, [and] mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus. This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto [them], and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly. And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the brethren wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him: who, when he was come, helped them much which had believed through grace: For he mightily convinced the Jews, [and that] publickly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ. Now, you my brethren know only what you have been taught and not what is God's perfect will. But you are one who is fervent in the spirit and you do diligently teach of those things that are the Lords; and Elder Walker will now at this time expound to you the way of God more perfectly. So get your bible out and let us look at the scriptural proof that the translation of the saints and the 2nd coming of Jesus Christ back to earth are two separate and distinct events.

First and foremost, what I will show you concerning this matter is nothing more that what I have shown you in my commentary; 'The 70th Week of Daniel's Prophecy' and if you had been blessed to understand the 70th week then there would not have been a need to follow up on this. But here we are and let all of us pray that we can come to the final conclusion of this matter and that it will be per the true word of God. So let me state what the Lord has given me as fact by revelation and by the understanding of His word.

Statement 1: 'The Coming of the Lord' for the Translation of the Saints were we will Meet him in the 'Air' (Thes. 4:17) Then we which are alive [and] remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. And 'The Coming of the Lord' for His return to earth the second time, to execute Judgement upon the ungodly (Jude 1: 14-15) And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard [speeches] which ungodly sinners have spoken against him. Are two (2) separate and distinct comings of our Lord Jesus Christ and one should not confuse the first with the latter. There is just too much as stake here and too much mystery for on to take this ever so lightly. If you cannot understand this revelation after Elder Walker Has explained it once more; then please accept the complicity of this last time revelations and turn your trust to God Almighty; for He will be the only one that can cause you to see this mystery of the revelation of Jesus Christ. For He as in all things is truly Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the Ending of this last time. At the Beginning of Great Tribulation He comes for His Church and at the Ending of The Great Tribulation He comes to execute judgment upon the ungodly.

Statement 2: The Coming of the Lord where we will meet Him in the air and where we will be changed from mortal to immortal will take place at the time of Mid-Tribulation; forty two months after the beginning of sorrows; (Matthew 24: 6, 7 & 8) And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all [these things] must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. All these [are] the beginning of sorrows. And doing a time line extending ten (10) days into The Great Tribulation Period. (Revelation 2:10) Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast [some] of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. The saints of God will not endure tribulation except for ten days and it is after the ten days of Great Tribulation during which time some of the saints of God will be put to death; behold, the devil shall cast [some] of you into prison, that ye may be tried; And it is at this time that the Lord Jesus Christ will rush in and save the remaining saints from physical death; For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. Shortened to a duration of 10 days of Great Tribulation, and at this time the Lord Jesus will translate the saints, in a moment, in a twinkling of an eye to be with him in the air. (1 Cor. 15:52) In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For the elect's sake these days of great tribulation shall be shortened, that is they will not endure all of the days (42 months) but only ten of the days. What ever that ten day time line comes out to be according to the mystery not yet explained.

Now this time line of 'ten days'; how long is it? How can we determine if this time line for enduring Great Tribulation is for a period of ten actual days or does it indicate something other than actual? We must remember: (Romans 15:4) For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. Therefore if it is written for our learning, those things aforetime, then we can learn from what is written. The unit of time known as 'Ten Days' is used to determine critical durations in the holy bible a total of twelve (12) times. And in every instant, that the Holy Ghost used this measurement, in all of the twelve scriptures it was used to establish a time line of ten actual days. The days are actual. It is important also to understand why we will be changed in so short of time line, in the twinkling of an eye, and why we must meet the Lord in the air and be with him there. Each of these are mysteries of the revelation of Jesus Christ and I will explain why these must be as they are written later on in this epistle; but let me finish the Statements first.

Statement 3: The coming of the Lord Jesus where He will return to this earth for the 2nd time as King of kings and Lord of lords, will take place after the Great Tribulation Period has come to an end and the final wrath of God has been poured out upon the remaining ungodly inhabitants of the world. God has poured out His wrath upon the inhabitants of the earth as: …. the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.

Now it is time for the Lord God of Heaven in the image of Jesus Christ to finalize His reign as Christ and to make ready that great marriage that is to take place in His heaven,, Glory to God and Praise be unto His name of Jesus. (Revelation 19:11-14) And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him [was] called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. His eyes [were] as a flame of fire, and on his head [were] many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. And he [was] clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God. And the armies [which were] in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.

Now the Armies which are in heaven follow Him upon white horses as he comes to earth for His 2nd coming and what is this army that is in heaven that followed Him? Where did they come From and how are they in heaven? Where is this heaven and from where do the armies follow Him? A Mystery for the unbeliever! But to us who believe, A Mystery revealed; And For this cause we also, since the day we heard [it], do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; And it is for this cause that Elder Walker is trying to make known the truth of God unto you, my Brethren.

Now the armies that John saw coming with the King of kings and Lord of lords are none other that that which was prophesied by Enoch the 7th from Adam: saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard [speeches] which ungodly sinners have spoken against him. Yes, the Armies of the Lord are none other than the saints of God. They are those who have been holding in Abraham's bosom, those that are translated, those that make up the hundred and fourthy four thousand and those stand(ing) on the sea of glass; those that came out of great tribulation. Now all these are those who are in the air, including those who are changed in a moment in the twinkling of an eye and who met the Lord in the air or who met the lord in the heavens and it is from the heavens that they will follow the Lord Christ as He returns to earth in his second coming. To meet the Lord in the air is to say that we are meeting the Lord in the heavens. With 'heaven' being from the Greek word ouranos {oo-ran-os'} meaning ) the vaulted expanse of the sky with all things visible in it or the aerial heavens or sky, the region where the clouds and the tempests gather, and where thunder and lightning are produced The book of Revelations speak many times of thunder and lightning and clouds and smoke because so much of the last times will take place in the air, up in the clouds, up in the heavens of God.

Now, the scripture says: And the armies [which were] in heaven followed him upon white horses is by the nature of speech, which were tells us that the armies in heaven are of the past or them being there happen in the past and not present. As were/was are not now or present but something that has already happen. Anything that was/were is no more, meaning that it has already taken place at a time in the past. Therefore the saints of God could not have been translated during His 2nd. Coming to earth because they were already in heaven and followed Him from heaven (Abraham's bosom) to earth on white horses. Pray tell me how can they (saints) be translated at His 2nd Coming back to earth if they are the armies [which were] in heaven?? And the young ministers of the gospel say that there is no mystery to this tribulation thing! How wrong can they be! Let me continue with Christ's 2nd return to earth and then we will get back to this if necessary, after I have finished my statements.

And as the Lord Christ and His saints come to earth: ….. out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. And final preparations are made for the Great Supper of the Lord: (Revelation 19:17-21) And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God; That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all [men, both] free and bond, both small and great. Now, keep this in mind that the flesh of all men upon all the earth shall be eaten by the fouls that fly in the midst of heaven. Remember this!! And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army. And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone. Now receive this, because of the damage done upon the earth by the beast and the false prophet they are to be cast in to the burning hell first and a thousand years before Satan is cast into hell. This is why Elder Walker does not go around calling brethren and ministers 'False Prophets' unless they really are and have been revealed to the church by the holy ghost. Observe this truth, when the beast and false prophet are cast into the lake of fire alive all of the remaining inhabitants of the earth are slain by the sword that cometh out of the mouth of Him that rides upon the white horse and who is called Faithful and True. And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which [sword] proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.

Now, sin is finished on earth by the bringing forth of death upon all the inhabitants of the earth and all of the flesh containing sin are eaten by the birds of prey that came up out of the seas and fly in the midst of the heavens. That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all [men, both] free and bond, both small and great. Now, the surface of the earth has been cleaned of sin and all sin that is in the flesh of all the creatures small or great have been consumed that it is no more upon the earth; and now the feet of the Lord Christ the most Holy One in all the heavens can touch down on the earth at the Mount of Olives where he now will establish His government on earth as it is in heaven. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as [it is] in heaven. Here now, His saints shall reign with Him for a Thousand Years: Blessed and holy [is] he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years. His government that He shall establish upon the earth will set forth and carry out those things which are necessary for His reign as the Lord Christ to be finished. And that is the final destruction of DEATH, which must be destroyed before the saints of God can march into the midst of the paradise of God to eat a fruit from the 'tree of life' set along the crystal river flowing out of the throne of the Mighty God and of the Lamb. And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, [was there] the tree of life, which bare twelve [manner of] fruits, [and] yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree [were] for the healing of the nations.

Now, that I have given you the statements regarding the true position on this subject we can go into some of the many scriptures to show without a doubt that the 'coming for the saints to meet Him in the air' and the 2nd coming back to earth are definitely two separate events of our Lord Jesus Christ and there is no doubt about it to those who are learned and have had it given to them by epistle or by revelation. We will start by looking at what is taking place at the coming for the saints and just who are the saints and just what exactly is to take place at this 'coming' and then along with explaining just what is taking place we will also compare the scriptures used to support the coming for the saints, with the 2nd coming back to earth and show the huge contrast between the two when we try to use them to support both events as if they were one and the same. Let us start with 1 Th. 4:17; For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive [and] remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words. Now, Proverbs 30:6 warns; Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar. And our Lord Christ informed that: ………… the scripture cannot be broken; Then if we cannot add nor if the scripture cannot be broken, then we must take the scripture for what is says and nothing more nor less. Th. 4:17 says this and nothing more; (1) That the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout. (2) He shall descend with a shout with the voice of the Archangel and the trump of God. (3) The dead in Christ are first to rise. (4) Then we which are still alive, remaining on earth, shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, meeting the Lord in the air. (5) And so shall we ever be with the Lord. (6) We should comfort one another with this passage. This is all that is going to happen when the Lord comes for the Church. The rest of the world will not even know that the Lord Christ have come for is saints; That is no one except Satan. The only thing which will give the rest of the world an indication that something has happened is the confusion and chaos the millions (figuratively) of missing persons will cause in the normal day to day operations that go on around the world.

Read Matthew 24:40; Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.

Read Matthew 24:41-42; Two [women shall be] grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

Read Luke 17:34; I tell you, in that night there shall be two [men] in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left.

Read Luke 17:35; Two [women] shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left.

Read Luke 17:36; Two [men] shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.

The Apostles asked: And they answered and said unto him, Where, Lord? And he said unto them, Wheresoever the body [is], thither will the eagles be gathered together.

"Where, Lord? Where shall those be safe that are taken? Where shall those be that are taken from among the inhabitants of the earth? And where shall those perish that are left?'' We understand it (Those that are taken) as the gathering of the saints together to Christ in the kingdom of glory; the meeting of the saints with the Lord Christ in the air, where the eagles (The birds of prey) are flying amidst the heavens. We need ask not where the place will be found, and how they shall find the way to it, for they shall be under infallible direction; to him who is their living, quickening Head, and the center of their unity, to him shall the gathering of the people be. Read Genesis 49:10. Glory to God! In that those that are left are at this time left living in this world, and did not see death clearly shows that this 'Coming of Christ for His Saints' is not the 2nd Coming of Christ to earth for in His 2nd.coming to earth all the inhabitants will be put to death by the sword from His mouth. No one shall be left alive and those birds of prey that are flying in the midst of heaven shall eat the flesh of all the dead men and horses from off the earth.

Now let us go back and examine those six things that will take place when the Lord Christ comes for His saints and show the contrast or difference between the two comings, remembering that we cannot add to His word and His scriptures cannot be broken:

(1) That the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout. Now in His return to earth or the 2nd Coming; And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. There is no shout of an archangel with the trump of God as the saints of God are already safe in the heavens and in place of the voice of the archangel like the trump of God is a sharp sword from His mouth which He shall use to smite the nations of the earth. One will not be taken and one will not be left! All shall be destroyed. His coming for the saints will be as Lord God and His coming to execute judgment shall be as Almighty God. (Go back and read Genesis to understand the difference between the two manifestations.

(2) He shall descend with a shout with the voice of the Archangel and the trump of God. In His 2nd Coming to earth He shall not descend by Himself from Heaven, but He shall come And the armies [which were] in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. Again the saints are already in heaven and they are coming with Him according to the order that has been established and according to their rewards, to execute judgment upon the ungodly.

(3) The dead in Christ are first to rise at his coming for His saints; that is they will awake from being dead and overcome the power of death and will leave this world to join Him in the heavens (in the air, amidst the clouds, the Bosom of Abraham). Now, in His coming the 2nd time back to earth, there will be no meeting him in the air! For we will already will have been up there with Him and will ride with Him back to earth. Read Revelation 19:14; And the armies [which were] in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. " Which were" in third person and means that we are already there and not that we are going there; but have been there. They were not raised from the dead upon the 2nd. Coming of Jesus Christ they had already been raised from the dead or had already been translated, including all those who had died in Christ; all those that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received [his] mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands. All these lived and are to reign with the Lord Christ for a Thousand Years. But upon His 2nd coming, all that are living upon this earth will die by the sword that cometh out of His mouth and all that are already dead will remain dead. Read Revelations 20:5; But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This [is] the first resurrection. This is the first resurrection means that: all of the armies that came with him from heaven; or all that are now living upon the earth, showing that death hath no power over them; THEY are the first resurrection. The first resurrection are all they, over whom the second death have lost it power. Blessed and holy [is] he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

(4) Then we which are still alive, remaining on earth, shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, meeting the Lord in the air. Now this you can see that when the Lord Christ comes for His Church (translation of the saints) some of the Saints will still be alive here on this earth. Now let us look at this: Revelation 13:15; And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. Now, it says that the beast caused as many as refused to worship the image should be killed. And we find in the previous scripture that part of the first resurrection were those ... which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received [his] mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands. And were therefore all those who refused to receive the beast's mark and all were put to death. Then if this be so and it is so according to the scriptures; How then can some of the saints be alive and remaining at His 2nd Coming back to this earth????????? You tell me how can this be If it is one and the same event of His coming. It is impossible for this to be and therefore if we , some of we, are alive and remaining at his coming then it has to be a COMING that is different from His 2nd Coming back to earth. For at His 2nd coming, those who believe and hold fast to the gospel of Jesus Christ will have been put to death by the beast, the Anti-christ. And Apostle Paul was speaking of himself and those in the end time who are like him, a true believer in Christ Jesus. Now when we are translated we will be caught up; we will be thrust away from this wicked world; we will be taken away in a hurry; up into the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And when the time is come for Him to execute judgement upon the ungodly He will return to earth the 2nd time to do so and will bring the saints which are in heaven with him, according to 1 Thessalonians 4:14; For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him. In His 2nd coming to earth to execute judgement we will not meet Him; He will bring us with Him from the heavens where we all will be, according to the scripture, praise God.

There is required an understanding by everyone, of why we must meet the Lord in the air and be with Him there and an understanding as why we shall be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye before this mystery can be fully understood. "Behold I shew you a mystery….." It is a secret, hidden in the eternal wisdom of the Father and known only to Him, as all those things which are secret belong to God. The secret things belong unto the Lord our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law. This is why the many ministers of today, especially the young ones cannot understand these end time events; it is a secret which has not been revealed unto them and therefore concerning their ministry, it still is known only to God. I say, wait on the Lord Jesus and be of good courage and He will reveal all things unto you, yes, even the deep things of God. This we say continue to read this epistle and you will learn why we must meet the Lord Christ in the air and why we must be changed in a moment, in a twinkling of an eye.

(5) And so shall we ever be with the Lord. From the time the saints of God are translated and are immortal they will forever be with the Lord. It is He who will wipe away all tears; It is He who will prepare us a mansion in heaven, and it is He who will establish the order of the saints. But every man in his own ORDER: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming. Now observe this, if the saints of God are to remain here on earth during great tribulation how can every saint be given his own ORDER ?? How will determinations be made to establish the order of the saints that will be manifested at His Coming back to earth (His 2nd Coming)? And when will we, the saints all appear before the Judgement Seat of Christ. Or how can the saints of God have their own ORDER after Christ the Firstfruits and are determined to be His at his coming if we are still on the earth and are still mortal?? Do you not know that the order of each saint is given when he stands before the judgement seat of Christ? Do you not know that the order given to the army of God is determined before He leaves Heaven with His army of saints? And do you not know that the saints cannot ride with Him until He has extended to them their order and that will be given when each and every saint stands in judgement by the Lord Christ?

Observe this, how every man will be subject to his own order at his coming with Christ as:"………for we shall all stand before the Judgement seat of Christ. (Romans 14:10) (Now tell me according to your claim; how can we stand before His judgement seat when we, the saints will, all after our own order be ridding with Him to earth to execute judgement upon the ungodly? Again, another impossible question to answer when the two events of his coming(s) are view as one) especially when you have to tell me just where is the Judgement Seat of Christ. Read On, See Romans 14:11-12; For it is written, AS I LIVE SAITH THE LORD, EVERY KNEE SHALL BOW TO ME, AND EVERY TONGUE SHALL CONFESS TO GOD. V, 12; So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God. Now you tell me just when will this judgement take place before His seat and when will ORDER be given to each individual saint? Is He (Christ) sitting in judgement of His saints as he rides to earth with them as the army of God with great order bestowed upon each of them?? No sir! He will be clothed with a vesture dipped in blood. And….. out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. He doth judge and make war. You don't know!! So let me tell you!! The first event of a Coming' will, as I have stated before, be His coming for His saints and only his saints and they shall meet Him in the air and it is there that we shall appear before His judgement seat. And it is there, in the air, that each and every saint will be given his own ORDER. I will explain to you the rest of the why we shall meet the Lord in the air later on in this epistle. Observe, 1 Cor. 3:13-15; Every man's work shall be made manifest; for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. V, 14; If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any many work shall be burned, he shall suffer a loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

(6) We should comfort one another with this passage. This we should do because the Lord Himself has reminded us that he will come again for us and for no one else at a time that will be learned only to the saints and to no one else until we are gone and there is a reason for this to happen this way and before this epistle is finished you shall learn why He shall come for the saints and in one swift action at the sound of the last trump raise those that are dead in Christ and transform them along with those that are living in a twinkling of an eye. The 'trump' that preceedeth out of the mouth of the Christ shall be the wake up call for all those that are dead in Him at His coming for the saints. There shall be no trump at his 2nd Coming back to earth; but instead there will come from His mouth not a voice of reconciliation ; but …..out of His mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it He should smite the nations (kill them not raise the dead). The trump of God should comfort us and will keep His saints from ever being subject to any more misery and hurt and shame.

Observe this, the trump of God: John 5:25; Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live. (Please read with understanding these passages, else you will miss its revelation) Now here without any doubt Christ is speaking of when He comes for His saints and the dead (get this: "the dead") shall hear the voice of the Son of God (the trump of God) and those dead that will hear the trump of God shall live. Only the saints of God will hear the last trump V, 26: For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself; V,27: And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man. He is given all power and authority to execute judgement and it is he "……….Who shall judge the quick and the dead at His appearing and His Kingdom": He shall judge the QUICK; those who will have taken on the likeness of Him when they are changed from mortal to immortality at His appearing, when we meet Him in the air where He shall give to every man his own ORDER. Then he shall judge the dead after His 2nd Coming for which He shall extend His Kingdom to earth to finalize His reign as the Lord Christ in the visible image of His son Jesus and there all of the dead shall stand before Him to give an account of the deeds done in their bodies. Understand this V,28: Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, And, V,29: And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation. Here we can see that Christ himself is speaking of two separate events; one the hour is coming and also is now where the dead that hear His voice shall live being caught up to meet Him in the air. And one where the hour is coming when all that are in the graves shall hear his voice and shall come forth unto the resurrection of life or to the resurrection of damnation and must stand before God in the great white throne judgement; all of the righteous and all of the sinful. There is no reward, there is no order given to every man, there is nothing more than a resurrection of life for the righteous. And again; And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? Read Revelation 20:5; but the rest of the dead live not again until the thousand years were finished. The rest of the dead are those who were consumed by the sword that cometh out of His mouth at His 2nd. Coming back to earth and all the dead that did not hear the last trump. Now in the Coming for the saints one is taken and the other is left, meaning that the other did not die and if the other who were not taken did not die then this is not the 2nd. Coming of Christ for at His 2nd. Coming all flesh upon all the earth must die.

Now that we have addressed the six principals of His coming for His saints and have shown how they do not agree when only one coming is considered. Now let us look at the coming(s) from another point of view and see what comes to the top. Again we must not add to His word of else we will be found a liar: Let us look at this scripture and see exactly what it says:

Matthew 24:21-22 clearly states that the saints of God will not remain on earth during the entire great tribulation period and it is made very plain for those to see who believe. For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. Observe this: And except these days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved, but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. Read Zechariah Chapter 14 with understanding and this also will be confirmed by the prophet as this is where the Lord Jesus took His words from to describe this end time event to the apostles. And here Jesus is not speaking of a shortened time line for the tribulation period as the time of forty two months (42) of great tribulation had already been given by the prophets, and the scriptures cannot be broken. No! absolutely not! For He here is speaking of the time that would be shortened in duration in which the saints of God would have to endure before they shall be caught up to be with the Lord. The saints are told to hold on for a time of ten days and they shall be caught away to be with the Lord Christ.

And observe this: If the saints of God are going to be required to endure the Great Tribulation Period, then how do you and the rest of those who believe in a post-trib translation of the saints handle this passage: Matthew 24: 29; Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: v. 30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. now observe this: v. 31 And He shall send His angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather His elect from the four winds; from one end of heaven to the other. Now explain this: If you and others are saying that the saints are going to remain here on earth until the 2nd. Coming of Christ and be subject to the wrath of God, then how can v. 31 be not broken with your logic. If the saints of God are still here on earth at His 2nd. Coming, then how can the angels of God gather them from the four winds and from one end of heaven to the other????????????????? If the saints are still here on earth, then this scripture cannot be so and it was spoken by our Lord Jesus Christ. Did Jesus make a mistake when He said that they, the elect would be gathered from within the air (upper elements or heavens)??????? Many people who read v. 31 will read it as "from one end of earth to the other" But it says heaven and heaven is not the earth, No not at all. If the angels of God are to gather the elect from the four wind and from one end of heaven to the other, then they will have to be in heaven and cannot be on earth and if they are not on earth but are in the heavens, it means that they have been translated.

We will look at a few more scriptures and then we will bring this epistle to an end for enough information have been given to convenience the whole world if they should desire to believe; but it is the nature of the human family not to believe on Him who is coming to save His Church from destruction by Satan and his angels. And they asked Him saying Master, but when shall these things be? And what sign will there be when these things shall come to pass? Now after Jesus had explained to them the beginning of sorrows (The first three and half years of the 70th. Week of Daniel's Prophecy) then He said unto the apostles: Luke 21;16; And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends: and some of you shall they cause to be put to death . v.17 and ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake. v.18, But there shall not an hair of your head perish. Now get this; some of you shall they cause to be put to death, but not all of you, only some of you shall loose their life. Now, if only some of them (saints) will be put to death; then it is impossible for them to be here on earth during the great tribulation because everything thing, and all men who refuse to worship the beast and receive his mark will be put to death. No they cannot be here during great tribulation as they all would be put to death for not worshiping the beast and for not receiving his mark. But the scripture says: For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive [and] remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. So then; if some of us will be alive and remaining on earth the translation of the saints will have to take place before great tribulation; for after tribulation no saints will be alive and remaining on this earth because they all would have been put to death by orders of the beast. This is understanding revelation that is given to us by God. Many questions from the saints and the church go unanswered because the good pastor failed to understand the revelation given him from God. Glory to God and give praise unto His holy name of Jesus.

How about this one: The Apostle Paul being called of God to preach and teach the true gospel (which is not another) knew and understood the purpose of God and end time events and he spoke and wrote of them without error and in his epistle to the Thessalonians 1st. 5:23 he wrote: And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless until the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Now Paul knowing all of and declaring all of the counsel of God would know if the saints are to go through the great tribulation or if they are not to go through great tribulation. In other words he would know and understand the "will of God' and would never violate its purpose. Therefore Paul in declaring all of God's counsel would know the end time status of the saints and if they are to remain here on earth until after the tribulation then he would not have prayed that: your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless until the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ; because then, he would have been praying against the will of God and contrary to God's purpose. To pray that one's spirit and soul and body be preserved in state; is to pray that they remain alive without any separation; because when death is induced it brings separation of the spirit from the soul, from the body. And with Paul praying that they remain alive and blameless would be a prayer against the will of God, if it were God's will that they should be required to endure the grate tribulation in which they surely will be put to death and this would be God's will. God forbid! This clearly indicates that Paul's prayer for the saints to remain alive and blameless until His Coming was a coming other than the 2nd. Coming of Christ back to earth at the end of great tribulation. Or else we would have to say that Paul was in error in understanding the Old Testament Scriptures and in his revelations from God. Again God forbid. There are dozens of dozens of scriptures that support the fact that there are two separate and distinct 'Comings' of the Lord Christ in the end time and we will use one more for this epistle and the rest you can identify for yourself. For when you read and study the scriptures with the understanding that there are going to be two separate and distinct coming events the scriptures show themselves to be alive and living; revealing the mystery that was once hidden from those who did nor believe, but now by the grace of God, do believe.

Now, here we see Jesus Christ speaking of the end times and listen to what is said by Him: Luke 21:22; For these days be the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled. And v. And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads: for your redemption draweth nigh. And in v. 36; Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all the things that shall come to pass, and stand before the Son man. Now observe this; what shall we must pray always to escape? I tell you what! Always pray that you might be able to escape the days of vengeance and the wrath of God which must be poured out upon all the earth and upon all them that inhabit it. And when the things begin to come to pass we are to life up our heads for we know that the Lord Christ is soon to come and take us away, out of this world that we will not be physically destroyed by the beast. We pray always that we shall escape this world and the days of vengeance and to escape these days we shall be caught up and translated, meeting the Lord in the Air and it is there that we shall stand before the Lord Christ and every man given his own ORDER. And if we have escaped from the days of vengeance and the wrath of God and from this world, then how can we be standing before the Son of Man and still be on this EARTH??????? I REST MY CASE !!!!!!! Me and Brother Jones are going to be up there in the air, in the bosom of Abraham receiving our order and awards and eating the ice cream and drinking soda water of angels. And If you are not there with us it means that you did not make the cut, you were not counted worthy to escape and that you remained down here on earth and are subject to the days of vengeance and to the wrath of God, and all the how mercy in all the universe will not do you any good. AMEN

Conclusion of Part 1 of this epistle.

Part II will be uploaded in a few days and will deal with the rest of this mystery

A. Why we must be changed in a moment, in a twinkling of an eye, explaining why: In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away: and he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back. B. Why we must meet the Lord in the Air and why it is there that we shall forever be with him: For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive [and] remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

Be sure to watch for this final part of this great mystery and it is a mystery because most individuals cannot understand it and misinterpret the revelation given them on this subject

Continue to Pray for the Elder, for God to continue to give him strength and health to make known the true word; the truth of God to a fast dying world. God bless each and every one of you and may God pour out a blessing from heaven upon each of you who read and understand this epistle. The grace and mercy of God be with you all!
AMEN.

Written from Titusville,

By mine own hands,

Elder Charles Ford Walker

Chief Elder of God's Presbytery

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