Wedding Party Procession

The Bridegrooms procession that the 5 wise virgins JOIN has been in progress since 1844. All through the years since 1844, the Spirit (Christ=Bridegroom) and the Bride call to the guests to join this procession.

Revelation 22:17 “And the Spirit and the bride say, COME. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.”

Matthew 25:6 “And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.”

The procession came into view in 1844 and is headed to the banquet, the Supper of the Lamb. The Supper of the Lamb are those who feed on the Word of God. The gospel feast. This procession is on it’s way to this gospel feast, the everlasting gospel is the truth about God and His Son.

“Cut short in righteousness” the experience of the 12 Apostles during Pentecost will be similar to the 144,000 and the LOUD CRY testing perfecting message and the guests who come out and JOIN the wedding party procession that has been in progress since 1844:

“Pentecost brought them the heavenly illumination. The truths they could not understand while Christ was with them were now unfolded. With a faith and assurance that they had never before known, they accepted the teachings of the Sacred Word. No longer was IT A MATTER OF FAITH with them that Christ was the Son of God. They KNEW that, although clothed with humanity, He was indeed the Messiah, and THEY TOLD THEIR EXPERIENCE to the world with a CONFIDENCE which carried with it the CONVICTION that God was with them.” {The Acts of the Apostles, p. 45.3}

“This is the test. Those who are counted among the wise virgins will let their light burn
in good works. There are many who will not remain at the feet of Jesus, and learn of Him.
They have not a knowledge of His ways. Let none rest in the idea that baptism has saved
them, while they give no evidence that they are conformed to the image of Christ, while
they cling to their old habits, while they exert their influence on the side of the world, and
weave their fabric with the threads of worldly ideas and customs. These have not kept the
oil in the vessels with their lamps. They are not ready for the Bridegroom. The oil is the
holy grace that is sent from heaven, and there must be an inward adorning with that grace,
that they may be enabled to stand when He appeareth.” Manuscript Releases, volume 16.

The testing process in the previous passage is associated with the foolish virgins, who are also
“false prophets” “who fight against the truth of God’s word.” The path the Advent people ascend
represents a progressive testing process which is
accomplished among the wise and foolish virgins.
That path was also a subject of an impressive dream
given to Sister White.
“While at Battle Creek in August, 1868, I
dreamed of being with a large body of people.
A portion of this assembly started out prepared
to journey. We had heavily loaded wagons.
As we journeyed, the road seemed to ascend.
On one side of this road was a deep precipice;
on the other was a high, smooth, white wall,
like the hard finish upon plastered rooms.
“As we journeyed on, the road grew narrower
and steeper. In some places it seemed so very
narrow that we concluded that we could no
longer travel with the loaded wagons. We
then loosed them from the horses, took a
portion of the luggage from the wagons and
placed it upon the horses, and journeyed on
horseback.
“As we progressed, the path still continued
to grow narrow. We were obliged to press close
to the wall, to save ourselves from falling off
the narrow road down the steep precipice. As
we did this, the luggage on the horses pressed
against the wall and caused us to sway toward
the precipice. We feared that we should fall
and be dashed in pieces on the rocks. We
then cut the luggage from the horses, and
it fell over the precipice. We continued on
horseback, greatly fearing, as we came to the
narrower places in the road, that we should
lose our balance and fall. At such times a hand
seemed to take the bridle and guide us over
the perilous way.
“As the path grew more narrow, we decided
that we could no longer go with safety on
horseback, and we left the horses and went
on foot, in single file, one following in the
footsteps of another. At this point small
cords were let down from the top of the pure
white wall; these we eagerly grasped, to aid
us in keeping our balance upon the path. As
we traveled, the cord moved along with us.
The path finally became so narrow that we
concluded that we could travel more safely
without our shoes, so we slipped them from
our feet and went on some distance without
them. Soon it was decided that we could travel
more safely without our stockings; these were
removed, and we journeyed on with bare
feet.
“We then thought of those who had not
accustomed themselves to privations and
hardships. Where were such now? They were
not in the company. At every change some
were left behind, and those only remained
who had accustomed themselves to endure
hardships. The privations of the way only
made these more eager to press on to the end.
“Our danger of falling from the pathway
increased. We pressed close to the white
wall, yet could not place our feet fully upon
the path, for it was too narrow. We then
suspended nearly our whole weight upon the
cords, exclaiming: ‘We have hold from above!
We have hold from above!’ The same words
were uttered by all the company in the narrow
pathway. As we heard the sounds of mirth and
revelry that seemed to come from the abyss
below, we shuddered. We heard the profane
oath, the vulgar jest, and low, vile songs. We
heard the war song and the dance song. We
heard instrumental music and loud laughter,
mingled with cursing and cries of anguish
and bitter wailing, and were more anxious
than ever to keep upon the narrow, difficult
pathway. Much of the time we were compelled
to suspend our whole weight upon the cords,
which increased in size as we progressed.
“I noticed that the beautiful white wall was

stained with blood. It caused a feeling of regret to see the wall thus stained. This feeling, however,
lasted but for a moment, as I soon thought that it was all as it should be. Those who are following
after will know that others have passed the narrow, difficult way before them, and will conclude
that if others were able to pursue their onward course, they can do the same. And as the blood shall
be pressed from their aching feet, they will not faint with discouragement; but, seeing the blood
upon the wall, they will know that others have endured the same pain.
“At length we came to a large chasm, at which our path ended. There was nothing now to
guide the feet, nothing upon which to rest them. Our whole reliance must be upon the cords,
which had increased in size until they were as large as our bodies. Here we were for a time thrown
into perplexity and distress. We inquired in fearful whispers: ‘To what is the cord attached?’ My
husband was just before me. Large drops of sweat were falling from his brow, the veins in his
neck and temples were increased to double their usual size, and suppressed, agonizing groans came from his lips. The sweat was dropping from my face, and I felt such anguish as I had never felt before. A fearful struggle was before us. Should we fail here, all the difficulties of our journey had been experienced for nought. “Before us, on the other side of the chasm, was a beautiful field of green grass, about six inches high. I could not see the sun; but bright, soft beams of light, resembling fine gold and silver, were resting upon this field. Nothing I had seen upon earth could compare in beauty and glory with this field. But could we succeed in reaching it? was the anxious inquiry. Should the cord break, we must perish. Again, in whispered anguish, the words were breathed: ‘What holds the cord?’ For a moment we hesitated to venture. Then we exclaimed: ‘Our only hope is to trust wholly to the cord. It has been our dependence all the difficult way. It will not fail us now.’ Still we were hesitating and distressed. The words were then spoken: ‘God holds the cord. We need not fear.’ These words were then repeated by those behind us, accompanied with: ‘He will not fail us now. He has brought us thus far in safety.’
“My husband then swung himself over the fearful abyss into the beautiful field beyond. I
immediately followed. And, oh, what a sense of relief and gratitude to God we felt! I heard voices
raised in triumphant praise to God. I was happy, perfectly happy.
“I awoke, and found that from the anxiety I had experienced in passing over the difficult route,
every nerve in my body seemed to be in a tremor. This dream needs no comment. It made such an
impression upon my mind that probably every item in it will be vivid before me while my memory
shall continue.” Testimonies, volume 2, 594–597.
Five changes took place in the journey up the narrow path to the beautiful field, and there were some that were left behind at every change. There were five tests where some were lost, thereby revealing a company that was victorious over the five tests, thus marking the distinction between the five wise and the five foolish virgins.

The GOSPEL FEAST, the Supper of the Lamb that we are called out of apostasy is to feast upon Christ’s Body, the Word of GOD!, to partake of His Divine Nature or character by claiming these sacred words found in the Bible verses that apply to each person’s particular situation. CLAIM THE WHOLE BIBLE AS YOUR VERY OWN PROMISE/LAW as your very own! God WILL NOT FAIL YOU! HIS WORD WILL NOT RETURN UNTO HIM VOID!

Christ is the Bridegroom! God has picked out His Bride for Him! These special people who are chosen from among the common people, not trained by literary institutions but rather qualified by the unction of the Holy Spirit. Christ like Jacob waited and worked for Rachel, is waiting with longing desire for His Bride and GUESTS that join the wedding procession to GET READY! We are to be perfuming ourselves with the character of Christ like Esther perfumed herself when she got ready to go before the King and he chose her to replace Queen Vashti because she would not show her beauty to the King. God’s people, like Queen Esther, spend 2 days or 2,000 years (Hosea 6:2 and 2 Peter 3:8) getting ready, repenting, fasting, putting on their ROYAL ROBES, the DIVINE POWER=GODLY CHARACTER=THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS, getting ready to go in before the King, GOD the Father, to see if He will hold out the golden scepter to us so we can live in His Holy sight in Heaven! God’s golden scepter IS JESUS CHRIST that He holds out to us so that we can reach out and touch HIM by faith and live in the sight of a Holy God because of the Righteous Royal Robes (Character=thoughts and feelings) that we receive from Christ by faith by reaching out and touching the hem of His garment by faith, our sins are covered by His blood that issued forth out of our Saviour on our behalf.

You can be Holy! which means PERFECT! Holy simply means being in constant agreement with God. We do this by inviting Christ into our hearts. Claiming His victory as ours! (DA123) Claiming His blood as ours, His soul, His breath, His risen life, His victory over appetite, His victory over words, His victory over thoughts, His victory over actions! Claim His MIND as your very own! Practice the presence of Christ! “Arise, shine; for thy light (living reality experiences of Jesus helping you in your life trials) is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.” Isaiah 60:1. To those who go out to meet the Bridegroom is this message given.”  Christ’s Object Lessons, p. 420.3

If we would develop a character which God can accept, we must form correct habits in our religious life. Daily prayer is as essential to growth in grace and even to spiritual life itself, as is temporal food to physical well-being. We should accustom ourselves to often lift the thoughts to God in prayer. If the mind wanders, we must bring it back; by persevering effort, habit will finally make it easy. We cannot for one moment separate ourselves from Christ with safety. We may have His presence to attend us at every step, but only by observing the conditions which He has Himself laid down. Religion must be made the great business of life. Everything else should be held subordinate to this. All our powers of soul, body, and spirit must be engaged in the Christian warfare. We must look to Christ for strength and grace, and we shall gain the victory as surely as Jesus did for us.” (The Review and Herald, November 15, 1887).

710a6-arkinprocession5Think of yourself, your head as the Ark of the Covenant, sitting on top of your shoulders like the ark sat on the Levites shoulders. This was a symbol of what your body, your head should contain – the same thing the Ark contained! “While Jesus ministers in the sanctuary above, He is still by His Spirit the minister of the church on earth. He is withdrawn from the eye of sense, but His parting promise is fulfilled, “Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.” Matt. 28:20. While He delegates His power to inferior ministers, His energizing presence is still with His church.”

YOUR BODY is the “church”, your MIND and BODY IS THE DWELLING PLACE OF THE MOST HIGH GOD AND HIS SON’S SPIRIT! THAT is why God says to be ye Holy or perfect because He cannot dwell where SIN is dwelling! PRAISE GOD CONTINUALLY! SHOUT IT! SING IT! PRAY IT! TALK IT! THE WONDERFUL PRAISE OF OUR WONDERFUL GOD AND HIS DEAR PRECIOUS SON! Jesus gives us His mind by coming to dwell in us by His Spirit. His Spirit is his mind. He communicates with us through our minds. When we take hold of the reality of this wonderful provision, and practice the presence of Jesus, then we will truly experience the only power (character=thoughts and feelings) that can resist temptation and overcome sin. We MUST have HiS MIND in US!

Note:    Our Saviour’s  Own Words . . . . “If ye love Me, keep My Commandments. And I will pray the Father, and He shall give you another (MORE, EVEN GREATER) Comforter . . . so that He (the Father) may abide with you for ever !” John 14:15-16  Which proceedeth from the Father…

Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid . . . . Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you.   If ye loved Me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto The Father: for My Father is GREATER THAN I !” John 14:27-28

For ye are the temple of the Living God . . . as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God (Elohim – Mighty One), and they shall be My people . . . . And I will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be My sons and daughters, saith the LORD Almighty !”   II Corinthians 6:16-18

John 14:23 “Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and WE will come unto him, and make OUR abode with him.”

John 14:21
He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

John 14:24
He that loveth me not keepeth not my sayings: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father’s which sent me.

John 15:10
If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.

“Wherefore He is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them.” Heb. 7:25. Though the ministration was to be removed from the earthly to the heavenly temple; though the sanctuary and our great high priest would be invisible to human sight, yet the disciples were to suffer no loss thereby. They would realize no break in their communion, and no diminution of power because of the Saviour’s absence. While Jesus ministers in the sanctuary above, He is still by His Spirit the minister of the church on earth. He is withdrawn from the eye of sense, but His parting promise is fulfilled, “Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.” Matt. 28:20. While He delegates His power to inferior ministers, His energizing presence is still with His church.

“Seeing then that we have a great high priest, . . . Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.” Heb 4:14-16.

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