The Final Message

The Message of Elijah

Elijah lived during a time of great apostasy. (1Ki 16:30,33, 1Ki 18:18,22)

Elijah lived a simple, non-materialistic life. (1Ki 17:4,9)

The message of Elijah is a message of repentance. (1Ki 18:21)

Repent - "In theology, to sorrow or be pained for sin, as a violation of God's holy law, a dishonor to his character and government, and the foulest ingratitude to a Being of infinite benevolence." (Webster's Dictionary 1828)

The message of Elijah is a message of impending judgment. (1Ki 17:1, 1Ki 18:40, 1Ki 21:18,19,23, 2Ki 1:3,4, 2Ki 1:9-12, 2Ki 21:12-15)

The message of Elijah resulted in a great conflict with the popular religious leaders. (1Ki 18:17-40)

The message of Elijah was violently rejected by worldly rulers. (1Ki 19:1,2)

The Message of John the Baptist

John the Baptist lived during a time of great apostasy. (Mt 3:7)

John the Baptist lived a simple, non-materialistic life. (Mt 3:1,4)

The message of John the Baptist is a message of repentance. (Mt 3:1,2, Lk 1:16,17)

The message of John the Baptist is a message of salvation. (Lk 1:67,76,77, Lk 3:2-6, Jn 1:29)

The message of John the Baptist is a message of righteousness. (Mt 3:8, Mt 21:32)

The message of John the Baptist is a message of impending judgment. (Mt 3:10,12)

The message of John resulted in a great conflict with the popular religious leaders. (Jn 1:19-25, Mt 21:23-27, Jn 3:25)

The message of John the Baptist was violently rejected by worldly rulers. (Mt 14:3-11)

The Message of Jesus Christ

Jesus lived during a time of great apostasy. (Lk 11:29)

Jesus lived a simple, non-materialistic life. (Mt 8:20)

The message of Jesus is a message of repentance. (Mk 1:15, Lk 13:5, Lk 24:47)

The message of Jesus is a message of salvation. (Lk 9:54-56, Jn 3:14-17)

The message of Jesus is a message of righteousness. (Mt 5:6,17,20, Mt 6:33, Jn 16:7,8)

The message of Jesus is a message of impending judgment. (Lk 11:31,32, Mt 25:41)

The message of Jesus is not a message of peace and safety. (Mt 10:34-38, Lk 12:51-53)

The message of Jesus resulted in a great conflict with the popular religious leaders. (Mt 26:3,4, Lk 19:47, Jn 5:16-18, Jn 7:1)

The message of Jesus was violently rejected by worldly rulers (political and religious). (Lk 23:23,24, Jn 19:15-19)

The Final Messenger

The final messenger lives during a time of great apostasy. (Rev 14:8, Rev 18:2)

The final messenger lives a simple, non-materialistic life. (Col 3:2, Jas 4:4, 1Jn 2:6,15-17)

The final messenger is a worldwide people. (Rev 7:9)

The final messenger has the faith of Jesus. (Rev 14:12)

The final messenger has the testimony of Jesus. (Rev 12:17)

The final messenger keeps the commandments of God. (Rev 12:17, Rev 14:12, Rev 22:14)

The final messenger has the courage of David. (Zec 12:8-10)

The final messenger has the boldness of Elijah. (Mal 4:5)

The final messenger unites young and old. (Mal 4:6 compare Dt 6:6,7)

The Final Message

The final message is not a message of peace and safety. (Rev 6:4)

It warns against a false sense of security. (1Th 5:2,3)

It warns of the most severe tribulation of all time. (Da 12:1,2)

It warns of the wrath of God. (Rev 6:15-17, Rev 16:1)

The final message is a message of repentance. (Rev 2:5, Rev 2:22, Rev 3:2,3, Rev 3:19, Rev 14:6,7 compare Pr 8:13)

The final message is a message of salvation. (Mt 24:14, Rev 1:5, Rev 5:9, Rev 12:10, Rev 14:6, Rev 19:1,13)

The final message is a message of righteousness. (Rev 3:12, Rev 14:1, Rev 19:7,8)

The final message is a message of impending judgment. (Rev 14:6,7, Rev 17:1, Rev 20:4)

The final message is the completion of the reformation. (Jn 16:13)

The final message reveals the beast system and its apostasy. (Rev 13:4-9)

The final message warns the world against following the beast. (Rev 14:9-11)

The final message reveals the modern Babylon system and its deceptions. (Rev 17:5,6, Rev 18:1-3)

The final message calls God's people out of modern Babylon. (Rev 18:4,5)

The final message will result in a great conflict with the popular religious leaders. (2Ti 4:3,4, Rev 13:3,4, Rev 16:13-16)

The final message will be violently rejected by worldly rulers (political and religious). (Mk 13:13, Rev 13:15-17, Rev 20:4)

The final message is a message of distinction.

It distinguishes the genuine from the counterfeit. (Mt 7:21-23)

It distinguishes the wheat from the tares. (Mt 13:37-43)

It distinguishes the servants of God from the servants of Satan. (Mal 3:18)

It distinguishes the children of God from the children of Satan. (1Jn 3:7-10)

The final message results in the final exodus from slavery into the final promised land. (Heb 11:13-16,39,40)