Now Jerusalem was the ruling city of the nation of Israel. So a 'New Jerusalem coming down out of heaven' symbolises a heavenly rulership over God's people applying to the earth. So the kings who rule with the Christ are in heaven and are therefore angels, and their subjects are on the earth. The husband is Jesus, and his wife is all of the kings as a group who rule with Christ for 1,000 years as mentioned in Revelation 20:4, who are the true saints of the New Covenant that Jesus made at the last supper:
29 And I make a covenant with you, just as my Father has made a covenant with
me, for a kingdom,
30 that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones to judge the twelve tribes of Israel (Luke 22).
The bible uses the marriage agreement between a husband and a wife, to symbolise agreements or covenants between God and his people. The new covenant saints, being Jesusí wife, live with him in heaven as angels. He takes his wife home to his place.
The precise administrative structure of the kingdom as we presently understand it is...
|Position||Heavenly Ruler||Earthly Ruler|
|Queen (Head of wife)||Peter||Gordon|
|Wife||144,000 1NC Kings in 12 tribes||144,000 2NC Kings in 12 tribes|
|Head Administrator||Mediator of Zilpah (HLC)||Paul, the Mediator of Bilhah (ELC)|
|Administrators||14.4 Million HLC Lords in 12 tribes||14.4 Million 2NC Lords in 12 tribes|
|Priests||n/a||Everyone who has ever been in a true religion. Sons of the CRC|
|Citizens||n/a||Everyone who has ever had faith or love. Sons of the FRC|
Jesus is also a God of the Kingdom and his wife the 1NC kings is the holy spirit of the Kingdom of God. Just as the HLC produces heavenly Lords, so the ELC produces earthly Lords. We know that the two Watchtower tribes in the 2NC will not be able to produce enough Lords to fill their quota (1.2 million males per tribe). So some of the sons of the ELC will be taking those places. But Paul and his sons are the firstborn Lords. So Paul will be the head Lord, the Lord of Lords, the head bureaucrat in the Kingdom. The Kingdom equivalent of Humphrey in the UK TV series, Yes Minister, the head of the civil service, the chief bureaucrat.
So the 2NC kings are all in subjection to their angelic 1NC heads, half of whom have had 2,000 years of angelic life. And the 2NC Lords will be in subjection to their ELC heads, all of whom have likewise had 2,000 years of angelic life.
The 144,000 1NC and 2NC kings run 144,000 independent kingdoms. This is the complete opposite of the UN or the EU or the AU. It is more like the USA used to be before the Federal government corrupted everything.
The Patriarchs such as Abraham Isaac Jacob Joseph Moses David etc are all sons of the JAC but not necessarily yet in a covenant which determines whether they would be angelic rulers in the Kingdom or human rulers. They could in theory have entered the 1NC upstairs. They could also choose to be a 2NC king presumably. Being angels they do not have to wait for an Abrahamic time slot in which to be resurrected (because they are not in the first death and so cannot be resurrected). They will take their respective positions the minute those positions become available.
The rulership arrangement will not end after 1,000 years for the scripture says...
5 And night shall not be there, and they have no need of a lamp and light of a sun, because the Lord God doth give them light, and they shall reign -- to the ages of the ages (YLT Revelation 22).
More specifically on earth the administrative structure is as follows...
|Title (Subject to revision)||Position|
|Absolute King||Melchizedek overall ruler|
|Queen (Head of wife) Hyperking, King of Kings||Gordon, ruler of 144,000 Kings|
|Apostle||Ruler of a tribe of 12,000 Kings and 1 Kingdom|
|ChiliMelek||Ruler of 1,000 Kings and 1 Kingdom|
|UberMelek||Ruler of 100 Kings and 1 Kingdom|
|UnterMelek||Ruler of 10 Kings and 1 Kingdom|
|King||Ruler of 1 Kingdom|
|ChiliLord (heavenly baptised Lords, District Overseer)||Ruler of 10 OverLords|
|OverLord (Discreet virgin, Circuit Overseer)||Ruler of 10 UnderLords|
|UnderLord (Foolish virgin, Presiding OVerseer)||Ruler of 1 Congregation|
|King||Ruler of 1 Kingdom|
|King||Ruler of 1 Kingdom|
Paul is the Lord of Lords. He has a Lordship over all the ChiliLords presumably. There will be an interkingdom structure of ChiliLords with Paul at the top similar to that of kings with Gordon at the top. We could call them UnterZars, UberZars and ChiliZars.
Keturah, the sons of the 2NC, starts off as a concubine and then becomes a wife. We end up as the wife of Melchizedek at some point after all the 144,000 2NC Kings have come into Zoar. We must be his concubine first. Not sure how that works. We are the 4th holy spirit, for we are all sealed into the ARC, i.e. baptized into the name of the holy spirit.
On Sunday Nisan9 33 CE (March 26th 33AD), Jesus came to Jerusalem and a great crowd was there to greet him, many of whom had seen him resurrect Lazarus. In fact the chief priests were so worried by this development they took counsel to kill Lazarus! A man whom Jesus had resurrected! Blindness in the extreme, deliberate blind power politics. The account reads:
9 Therefore a great crowd of the Jews got to know he was there, and they came, not on account of Jesus only, but also to see Lazarus,
whom he raised up from the dead.
10 The chief priests now took counsel to kill Lazarus also,
11because on account of him many of the Jews were going there and putting faith in Jesus.
12 The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival, on hearing that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took the branches of palm trees and went out to meet him. And they began to shout: Save, we pray you! Blessed is he that comes in the Lord's name, even the king of Israel! (John 12).
This really was Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Monday 33Nisan10. This was the recognition by the Jews that Jesus was to be their king. Even the young boys cried out: 'Save we pray son of David' and when the Pharisees, who missed the beauty in everything only having eyes for their own status in front of the crowd, complained to him he said:
16 Did you never read this: Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings you have furnished praise (Matthew 21).
Now in Revelation, the apostle John saw in vision the following:
After these things I saw [a
new subaccount], and, look! a great
crowd [all water baptised people
from Noah to Armageddon, This is every single unsanctified member of every true
religion since Adam], which no man was able to
number, out of every nation [4
true Christian religions] and tribes [12 Tribes of Israel] and peoples [Peoples in the immediate post flood true religion, the peoples descending from the sons of
Noah] and tongues [Linguistically diverse peoples in the next true religion, the Post Babel true
religion - tongues of Babel - which possibly ended in 2233Sivan, 2 Prophetic Times before
the Law in 1513Sivan see Revelation 18], standing before
the throne and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes [righteous
in flesh]; and there were palm
branches in their hands [sons of a true
religion - works, sons of the CRC].
11 And all the angels were standing around [kuklw dative, literally 'in circle of' and 'circle' is a noun] the throne and the elders and the 4 living beings [so all three are non countable genitives], and they fell upon their faces before the throne and worshiped God,
14 Whoever drinks from the water that I will give him will never get thirsty at all, but the water that I will give him will become in him a fountain of water bubbling up to impart everlasting life (John 4).
Obviously this crowd is saved, since they are thanking God for their salvation, so they are in the Kingdom of God. They are the real fulfilment of Palm Monday 33Nisan10. Hence the palm branches in their hands. They are Humans and they are described as:
14 These are the ones that came out of the Great Tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the lamb (Revelation 7).
This washing in the blood of the lamb and the white robes refer to the start and completion of the water baptism of the conscience for the 1AC.The holding of palm branches refers to those who did join the true church and so honoured Jesus with their hands visibly. Those who have white robes but are not said to be holding palm branches are sons of the ICC and sons of the 1AC together at Armageddon, i.e. everyone who is saved through the great tribulation. But the Great Crowd all hold palm branches, they are the sons of the HARC, the friends of the bridgegroom. These ones will be priests in the Kingdom of God. The Great Tribulation is that described in the signs of the times in Matthew 24. It is the birth pains of the Kingdom of God, a period just before the Kingdom of God starts (in fact it is the 1,335 days of Daniel 12 - see , from 2004Elul14 to 2008Iyyar29 inclusive). Then we read of this crowd that:
15 That is why they are before the throne of God; and they are rendering him sacred service day and night in his temple; and the One seated on the throne will spread his tent over them (Revelation 7).
This is only possible if you are an angel. Humans need sleep. A tent was also the first temple of the Jews in the promised land, so it is a fitting symbol for the first earthly temple of Mankind in the Kingdom of God. But not everyone who survives Armageddon as a human will be a priest for we read later in Revelation:
3 With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his peoples. And God himself will be with them (Revelation 2).
So there are those who are with the tent but not under the tent. As was the case with the Jews and the tent in the wilderness. In fact those with the palm branches who have been in a true religion will be the priests of the Kingdom, and those with the white robes only who have not been in a true religion will be the citizens. These are his peoples. We read further:
6 And I heard what was as a voice of a great crowd and as a
sound of many waters and as a sound of heavy thunders. They said: Praise Jah, you
people, because the Lord our God, the Almighty, has begun to rule as king.
7 Let us rejoice and be overjoyed, and let us give him the glory, because the marriage of the Lamb has arrived and his wife has prepared herself (Revelation 19).
Jesus is referred to as a lamb because he was the greater passover lamb, dying on the passover day, Nisan14, good Friday, to end all passover lamb sacrifices. We read of John the Baptist:
29 The next day he beheld Jesus coming toward him, and he said: See, the Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world! (John 1).
'You people' are not the great crowd and not the wife of the lamb, who is Jesus. Jesus' wife is the new covenant saints as a group betrothed to him, through this covenant.
2 saw also the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God and prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. (Revelation 21).
This heavenly bride is the new heaven for the new earth. It is all the new covenant saints. The new earth includes the 'great crowd' of priests. 'You people', are those who are saved through Armageddon without joining the true religion at the time. They are prefigured by those who left Egypt in the Exodus with the Jews, but were not themselves Jews:
37 And the sons of Israel proceeded to depart from Rameses for Succoth, to the number of
600,000 able-bodied men on foot, besides little ones.
38 And a vast mixed company also went up with them, as well as flocks and herds, a very numerous stock of animals (Exodus 12).