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The Sabbath Continues After The Wrath

Straight into chapter 19 we have from the text;

-- Click To Expand/Collapse Bible Verses -- Rev ch19:v1-10
Rev 19:1 And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honor, and power, unto the Lord our God:
Rev 19:2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.
Rev 19:3 And again they said, Alleluia. And her smoke rose up forever and ever.
Rev 19:4 And the four and twenty elders and the four beasts fell down and worshiped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia.
Rev 19:5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.
Rev 19:6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
Rev 19:7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honor to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.
Rev 19:8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
Rev 19:9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.
Rev 19:10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

John picks up the thread with "And after these things". We noted from the six, seven, eight cycle that the "rest" at the end of the seals, thunders, trumpets and vials are all concurrent with the seventh in the heptad. The rest or sabbath that occurs is the state that precedes the seals, thunders trumpets and vials also. The rest or identity element is the normal state of things in heaven, and when the seventh in the heptad occurs the scene reverts to the state before the heptad began. The "eighth" is then the start of the next six, and the seventh would appear to be universal. Algebra would describe any of the six as "x" and the 'rest' as "0" and the normal state of things is such that the seventh persists as "x + 0 = x".

Verse 1 aligns nicely with the end of the seals and the multitude stood with the Lamb upon mount Zion at the end of the trumpets. The judgement of the great city ("Mystery Babylon") coincides with the seven thunders, which are able to be considered as "coincident." The seven vials align with this verse also. The vengeance of God against the city aligns with the martyrs of the fifth seal after their number is completed. The completion of the seven vials is this due vengeance.

The multitude gives God glory for His victory as the scarlet beast and the world passes away as the octal is destroyed. The infinite descent of branching away from the right hand of God into the sea is as this smoke which obscures them from the sight of God and the elect as if they were removed by a "great pit" (as Christ said the rich man also found himself separated by one from Abraham's bosom.)

The elders then fall down in worship, followed by the four beasts - and the answer resounds that the victory is won by the reign of God almighty whom is due His praise justly. Every elect as well as the four beasts are in correspondence to the rest of an identity in an octal. The original octal however is the God sat on the throne over the sea of glass. The identity element that is the recipient of the praise of those that bow down towards the throne is worshipped, but the voice utters that the whole octal is due the praises. (For the octal may take the place of additive identity in additon of subgroups in GF(8).) Likewise Christ may take the place of mutiplicative identity (static subgroups in the octal) as well as the 0 element in GF(4) (with (A+B)^c as the operation on subgroups) as the "altar" i.e. [0,a] +[0,b] = [0,c] etc.

The voice of all resounds with a mighty "Alleluia" in recognition that the one true God of rest (the fields GF(2), GF(4) and GF(8) in union without infinite descent of subgroups under multiplication.) reigns omnipotent. The sabbath rest of identity is universal and contains all creation. In some sense not known as but through a glass darkly, God is all and in all.

The verse 7 assures that the marriage of the Lamb is come: This aligns with the harvest by sharp sickles of the saved to God's (Jesus') right and the damned to God's left. The left is subject to burning with brimstone within infinite descent as their smoke rises forever under branching, the right are in a stable and saved state as if they were the identity element.

The Lamb's wife has made herself ready by being separate and gathered together to Christ outside of the habitations of those in the left. The fine linen she is dressed with is the righteousness of Christ - the identity element she is permitted to rest with. Likewise the fine linen shows they are sanctified before God, and they may be healed by the tree of life (The Holy Spirit) if they should ever be caused to stray from their election to God. - That is, if they find themselves to the left hand there is an element to map them back into the identity.

Blessed are they called to the marriage supper - the fellowship is at rest with God in ease for eternity is their reward - having been wed into the Lamb's book of life in the marriage itself, they're free to celebrate the marriage with great thanks - (they are the ones having been wed.) The angel states that these are the true sayings of God. The promises of God at this stage are kept to all His people - the rewards to come no man can imagine, but All the sayings of God are fulfilled at this point and they continue as in ease and sabbath into eternity.

John slips to his narrator's feet to worship him, but the angel encourages John to stand boldly, as he is John's fellow servant. Whatever great authority the angel had in John's sight, the angel in this manner assures John that he will likewise inherit great things also - there is no real "greatest" in the kingdom of heaven, but for God himself. We are mindful that the marriage is such as to heal us ready for those great things prepared for us. We should marvel now and be well prepared. To do so we should testify of Christ, in whom all these things are properly exampled. The spirit of prophecy is the testimony of Jesus, so that the authority shown to John and the words told him are spoken of by Christ, to whom the angel is servant.


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