An Apostolic perspective on Revelation, the way of embracing the eternal today! Apostle Jan Oosthuizen is the spiritual father of the Harvester Reformational Church in the Olifants river region, with congregations in Citrusdal, Clanwilliam and Vredendal. For more info visit www.hrco.co.za
Mark 1:15 The time (Kairos) is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe in the gospel!
καιρός kairós; gen. kairoú, masc. noun. Season, opportune time. It is not merely as a succession of minutes, which is chrónos (G5550), but a period of opportunity (though not necessity). There is really no Eng. equivalent to the word kairós, appropriate or opportune time, which when used in the pl. with chrónoi (times), is translated as “seasons,” times at which certain foreordained events take place
Ons day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as ons day 2 Pet 3:8
Multiple fulfillment’s: Old Testament Prophesies fulfilled in their time, and yet again fulfilled years later in Christ.
“The Lamb slain from the foundation of the world” Rev 13:8 How is that possible? Jesus slain before time?
“Before Abraham was, I am” John 8:58
“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, Him who was, and is, and is to come” Rev 1:4 At the same time!
Declaring the end from the beginning Isa 46:10
without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life – Melchizedek Heb 7:3
For they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them, and that Rock was Christ. 1 Cor 10:4
God “We are already seated with Him in heavenly place” Eph 2:6
THIS WHY JESUS WAS TEACHING HIS DISCIPLES TO GET OUR MINDS TO FOCUS TOWARDS HEAVEN:
lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven (Mt 6:19–20)
you will have treasure in heaven Matthew 19:21
THIS WAS FUNDAMENTAL TO PAUL TEACHING TOO:
storing up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life. (1 Ti 6:19)
If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. (Col 3:1–2)
while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen (2 Co 4:18)
IT IS VITAL THAT WE DISCERN THE TIME (KAIROS) MOMENT.
Ask the Lord for rain In the time of the latter rain Zech 10:1 (Spring Rain)
Elijah heard from God: I will send rain (1 King 18:1)
Elijah had to declare it: “Go up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of abundance of rain.” (1 Ki 18:41).
Elijah had to pray it: then he bowed down on the ground and put his face between his knees (1 Ki 18:42).
Daniel understood the prophecy that is was time: I, Daniel, understood by the books the number of the years specified by the word of the Lord through Jeremiah the prophet, that He would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem Dan 9:2
YOUR SPIRIT IS TIMELESS SYNCHRONIZED WITH ETERNITY
We are old and yet should become humble like a child Mat 18:4
This is in accordance with the terms of the eternal and timeless purpose which He has realized and carried into effect in [the person of] Christ Jesus our Lord Eph 3:11
with an ETERNAL GOSPEL (good news) to tell to the inhabitants of the earth Rev 14:6
Eternal Word – Joh 1:1