Distinctions Of God's TWO Different Programs: Prophecy vs Mystery!

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Grace And Peace, Precious friends. Thanks {in advance} for your
Prayerful/Careful Consideration, and, Please Be Edified In:

Basic {and more} Distinctions of Prophecy vs Mystery:

First, Some Similarities: The LORD JESUS CHRIST, the
children of light's love of HIM, And love of our neighbor!

LORD JESUS, please Grant us all Your Divine Help in
our understanding of: Things That Differ!

{ RDf = Rightly Divided from }:

God's Prophetic Program, Under covenants and law, gospel of the kingdom (past/future)

(1) Concerns a kingdom: a political organization
(Daniel_2:44; Matthew_6:10 AV)

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15) From “Things That Differ!(online):

God's Revelation Of The Mystery, Under The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!
( Current = “But Now!” Romans_3:21, 7:6, 16:26; Ephesians_2:13 et al AV):

(1) Concerns A Body, HIS Church; a Living Organism
(1_Corinthians_12:12, 27; Ephesians_4:12-16 AV)

Prophecy:
(2) The kingdom to be established on earth
(Jeremiah_23:5; Matthew_6:10 AV)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(2) The Body {Church} Given a position in Heaven!
(Ephesians_1:3, 2:5-6; Colossians_3:1-3 AV)

Prophecy:
(3) Christ to be its King (Jeremiah_23:5; Isaiah_9:6-7 AV)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(3) CHRIST Is The Living Head Of HIS Body, The Church!
(Ephesians_1:19-23; Colossians_1:18 AV)

Prophecy:
(4) The kingdom prophesied “since the world began”
(Luke_1:68-70; Acts_3:21 AV)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(4) The Body Chosen In CHRIST "before the world
began," But “kept secret since the world began!”
(Romans_16:25; Ephesians_1:4-11, 3:5-9 AV)

Prophecy:
(5) Israel to be given supremacy over the nations
(Isaiah_60:10-12, 61:6 AV)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(5) Jew and Gentile placed on the same level before God!
(Romans_10:12, 11:32; Ephesians_2:16-17 AV)

Prophecy:
(6)The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s instrumentality
(Genesis_22:17-18; Zechariah_8:13 AV)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(6) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s obstinancy!
(Acts_13:44-46, Romans_11:28-32 AV)

Prophecy:
(7) The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s rise
(Isaiah_60:1-3; Zechariah_8:22-23 AV)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(7) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s fall!
(Acts_28:27-28; Romans_11:11, 12, 15 AV)

Prophecy:
(8) Prophecy mainly concerns nations as such
(Isaiah_2:4; Ezekiel_37:21-22 AV)
RDf

The Mystery:
(8) The Mystery Concerns individuals!
(Romans_10:12-13; 2_Corinthians_5:14-17 AV)

Prophecy:
(9) Prophecy concerns blessings, both material and spiritual, on earth
(Isaiah_2:3-4, 11:1-9!; et al AV)
RDf

The Mystery:
(9) The Mystery Concerns “all spiritual blessings in
The Heavenlies” (Ephesians_1:3; Colossians_3:1-3 AV)

Prophecy:
(10) Prophecy concerns Christ’s Coming To the earth
(Isaiah_59:20; Zechariah_14:4 AV)
RDf

The Mystery:
(10) The Mystery Explains CHRIST’s Absence From
the earth! (Ephesians_1:20-23; Colossians_3:1-3 AV)

Prophecy: gospel of The Kingdom!:
(11) In prophecy, salvation by Grace through faith alone is
Not contemplated (Matthew_28:19-20, 23:1-3; Luke_7:29-30;
Mark_16:16; Acts_2:38; James_2:17 AV)
RDf

► The Mystery: *The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!!:*
(11) Salvation “By GRACE Through faith” Alone lies at
The Very Heart Of The Mystery!
(Romans_3:21-26, 4:5; Ephesians_2:8-9 AV) ◄

Prophecy:
(12) The proclamation of the prophetic program
Committed particularly to the Twelve
(Matthew_10:5-7; Acts_1:6-8, 3:19-26 AV)
RDf

The Mystery:
(12) The proclamation of The Mystery program
Committed particularly to One: Paul!
(Ephesians_3:1-3, 8-9; Colossians_1:24-27 AV)

Prophecy:
(13) The prophetic program revealed through Many of
God’s servants (Luke_1:70; 2 Peter_1:21 AV)
RDf

The Mystery:
(13) The Mystery Revealed Through ONE man: Paul!
(Galatians_1:1, 11-12, 2:2, 7, 9; Ephesians_3:2-3 AV)

Prophecy:
(14) Old Testament writers frequently did not
understand the prophecies made through them!
(Daniel_12:8-10; 1 Peter_1:10-12 AV)
RDf

The Mystery:
(14) Paul Both understood And longed that others might
understand The Mystery CHRIST Revealed Through him!
(Ephesians_1:15-23, 3:14-21; Colossians_1:9-10, 2:1-3 AV)
-------------------------------
Basic Distinctions between Prophecy and The Mystery!
(Credit to C.R. Stam: "Things That Differ," Chapter 2)
==================================================
Precious friend(s), Please, Be Very RICHLY Blessed!
----------------------------------------------------
I have further compiled:

More Distinctions In God's Two Different Programs!:
------------------
Prophecy/Law:
(15) The Two "Main" (of 12) baptisms =

A) water, For remission of sins!:
(Matthew_3:5-6; Mark_1:4; Luke_3:3; John_1:31; Luke_7:29-30;
Acts_10:37; Matthew_28:19; Mark_16:16; Acts_2:38;
Acts_22:16; Ezekiel_36:25 AV)
+
B) "With" The Holy Spirit, Poured Out By CHRIST,
for power, signs And wonders! (Isaiah_44:3;
Matthew_3:11; Mark_1:8, 16:17-18; Luke_24:49;
Acts_2:17-18, 38; Acts_8:15-17; Acts_11:16 AV)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE!:
(15) Only One Baptism = "By" The One Spirit = God's Operation
Spiritually "Identifying" members In (The Body Of) CHRIST!!
(Ephesians_4:5; Colossians_2:12; Galatians_3:27; Romans_6:3-4;
1_Corinthians_12:13 AV)
-----------------------------------
Prophecy/Law:
(16) Forgive others First, Then God Will Forgive!
(Matthew_6:14-15, 18:35; Mark_11:25-26; Luke_6:37 AV)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE!:
(16) Forgive others Because CHRIST Has Already Forgiven us!
(Ephesians_4:32; Colossians_3:13 AV)

Prophecy/Law:
(17) a) Taught how/what to pray! (Matthew_6:9; Luke_11:2 AV)

b) "And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing,​
ye shall receive." (Matthew_21:22; John_16:24 AV)​
RDf

Mystery/GRACE!:
(17a) we Are Exhorted to "...Make our requests known Unto God!"
(Philippians_4:6 AV) While, At The Same Time, God "Teaches":

(17b) Concerning our infirmities, we "know Not what to pray as we ought,"
But: "The Spirit Intercedeth For us, According To The Will Of God!..."
(Romans_8:26 AV)

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
(18) "Sell everything/follow Jesus" = Commanded in Matthew_19:21,
Mark_10:21, and Luke_12:33, 18:22! The Twelve and Jewish
believers obeyed, In Acts_2:44-45 and 4:32 AV
RDf

Mystery/GRACE (Heavenly!):
(18)
"...Work with your hands, to provide for your own/give to those in need..."
(Acts_20:35; Romans_12:11; 1_Corinthians_4:12; Ephesians-4:28;
2_Corinthians_12:14; 1_Thessalonians_4:11-12; 2_Thessalonians_3:7-12;
1 Timothy 5:8 AV)

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
19) watchmen, { as CHRIST Told the Jews On the earth! }, looking for
The "wicked one, the deceiving man of SIN, And signs" (Matthew_24 AV)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE { Heavenly! }!:

(19) ambassadors { As CHRIST Told Paul, From Heaven! }
Looking, Patiently waiting, and watching For! = The Holy One,
The LORD JESUS CHRIST {From Heaven! }
( Romans_8:18, 19, 23, 25; 1_Corinthians_1:7; Ephesians_6:12-18;
Philippians_3:20; Colossians_3:2, 4:1-3; 1_Thessalonians_1:10, 5:5-11;
2_Thessalonians_3:5; Titus_2:13 AV )
-----------------------------------------------------
Update #20 is here, #21 is here, #22 is here.

probably more… But, considering all the views of prophecy/Mystery =
only one gospel, and, Peter and Paul “preached The Exact Same thing"?:

Conclusion:

“Things that are Different are just Not The Same” correct?
-----------------------------------

LORD JESUS, thank You For All Your Divine Help
in our understanding of Things That Differ!
-----------------------------------------------
Precious friend(s), Please, Be Very RICHLY Encouraged/Edified in your "own study"!

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Wow. What a collection of verses. Appreciate it, sister. Currently many signs in the heavens and on earth. Jubilee year, Yom Kippur, 10 of Tishri 5783 (5 Oct 2022). Falling of stars in Bootes (Sickle in left hand), Sun/Venus over Spica (sheaf of wheat) in Virgo, and so much more. Your redemption draweth nigh.
 
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Grace And Peace, Precious friends. Thanks {in advance} for your
Prayerful/Careful Consideration, and, Please Be Edified In:

Basic {and more} Distinctions of Prophecy vs Mystery:

First, Some Similarities: The LORD JESUS CHRIST, the
children of light's love of HIM, And love of our neighbor!

LORD JESUS, please Grant us all Your Divine Help in
our understanding
of: Things That Differ!

{ RDf = Rightly Divided from }:

God's Prophetic Program, Under LAW, gospel of the kingdom (past/future)

(1) Concerns a kingdom: a political organization
(Daniel_2:44; Matthew_6:10 KJB!)

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15) From “Things That DIFFER!” {online}:

God's Revelation Of The Mystery, Under The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!
(Current = “But NOW!” Romans_3:21, 7:6, 16: 26; Ephesians_2:13 et al KJB!):

(1) Concerns A Body, HIS Church; a Living Organism
(1_Corinthians_12:12, 27; Ephesians_4:12-16 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(2) The kingdom to be established on earth
(Jeremiah_23:5; Matthew_6:10!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(2) The Body {Church} Given a position in Heaven!
(Ephesians_1:3, 2:5-6; Colossians_3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(3) Christ to be its King (Jeremiah_23:5; Isaiah_9:6-7 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(3) CHRIST Is The Living Head Of HIS Body, The Church!
(Ephesians_1:19-23; Colossians_1:18 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(4) The kingdom prophesied “since the world began”
(Luke_1:68-70; Acts_3:21 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(4) The Body Chosen In CHRIST "before the world
began," But “kept secret since the world began!”
(Romans_16:25; Ephesians_1:4-11, 3:5-9 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(5) Israel to be given supremacy over the nations
(Isaiah_60:10-12, 61:6 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(5) Jew and Gentile placed on the same level before God!
(Romans_10:12, 11:32; Ephesians_2:16-17 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(6)The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s instrumentality
(Genesis_22:17-18; Zechariah_8:13 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(6) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s obstinancy!
(Acts_13:44-46, Romans_11:28-32 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(7) The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s rise
(Isaiah_60:1-3; Zechariah_8:22-23 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(7) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s fall!
(Acts_28:27-28; Romans_11:11, 12, 15 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(8) Prophecy mainly concerns nations as such
(Isaiah_2:4; Ezekiel_37:21-22 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(8) The Mystery Concerns individuals!
(Romans_10:12-13; 2_Corinthians_5:14-17 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(9) Prophecy concerns blessings, both material and spiritual, on earth
(Isaiah_2:3-4, 11:1-9!; et al KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(9) The Mystery Concerns “all spiritual blessings in
The Heavenlies” (Ephesians_1:3; Colossians_3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(10) Prophecy concerns Christ’s Coming To the earth
(Isaiah_59:20; Zechariah_14:4 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(10) The Mystery Explains CHRIST’s Absence From
the earth! (Ephesians_1:20-24; Colossians_3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy: gospel of The Kingdom!:
(11) In prophecy, salvation by Grace through faith alone is
Not contemplated (Matthew_28:19-20, 23:1-3; Luke_7:29-30;
Mark_16:16; Acts_2:38; James_2:17 KJB!)
RDf

► The Mystery: *The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!!:*
(11) Salvation “By GRACE Through faith” Alone lies at
The Very Heart Of The Mystery!
(Romans_3:21-26, 4:5; Ephesians_2:8-9 KJB!) ◄

Prophecy:
(12) The proclamation of the prophetic program
Committed particularly to the TWELVE
(Matthew_10:5-7; Acts_1:6-8, 3:19-26 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(12) The proclamation of The Mystery program
Committed particularly to ONE: Paul!
(Ephesians_3:1-3, 8-9; Colossians_1:24-27 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(13) The prophetic program revealed through Many of
God’s servants (Luke_1:70; 2 Peter_1:21 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(13) The Mystery Revealed Through ONE man: Paul!
(Galatians_1:1, 11-12, 2:2, 7, 9; Ephesians_3:2-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(14) Old Testament writers frequently did not
understand the prophecies made through them!
(Daniel_12:8-10; 1 Peter_1:10-12 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(14) Paul Both understood And longed that others might
understand The Mystery CHRIST Revealed Through him!
(Ephesians_1:15-23, 3:14-21; Colossians_1:9-10, 2:1-3 KJB!)
-------------------------------
Basic Distinctions between Prophecy and The Mystery!
(Credit to C.R. Stam: "Things That Differ," Chapter 2)
==================================================
Precious friend(s), Please, Be Very RICHLY Blessed!
----------------------------------------------------
I have further compiled:

More Distinctions In God's TWO Different Programs!:
------------------
Prophecy/Law:
(15) The TWO "Main" (of 12) baptisms =

A) water, For remission of sins!:
(Matthew_3:5-6; Mark_1:4; Luke_3:3; John_1:31; Luke_7:29-30;
Acts_10:37; Matthew_28:19; Mark_16:16; Acts_2:38;
Acts_22:16; Ezekiel_36:25 KJB!)
+
B) "WITH" The Holy Spirit, Poured Out By CHRIST,
for power, signs And wonders! (Isaiah_44:3;
Matthew_3:11; Mark_1:8, 16:17-18; Luke_24:49;
Acts_2:17-18, 38; Acts_8:15-17; Acts_11:16 KJB!)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE!:
(15) Only ONE Baptism = "BY" The ONE Spirit = God's OPERATION,
Spiritually "Identifying" members In (The Body Of) CHRIST!!
(Ephesians_4:5; Colossians_2:12; Galatians_3:27; Romans_6:3-4;
1_Corinthians_12:13 KJB!)
-----------------------------------
Prophecy/Law:
(16) Forgive others FIRST, THEN God Will Forgive!
(Matthew_6:14-15, 18:35; Mark_11:25-26; Luke_6:37 KJB!)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE!:
(16) Forgive others BECAUSE CHRIST Has Already FORGIVEN us!
(Ephesians_4:32; Colossians_3:13)

Prophecy/Law:
(17) a) Taught how/what to pray! (Matthew_6:9; Luke_11:2 KJB!)
b) "And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing,
ye shall receive." (Matthew_21:22; John_16:24 KJB!)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE!:
(17a) we Are Exhorted to "...Make our requests known Unto God!"
(Philippians_4:6 KJB!) While, At The Same Time, God "Teaches":

(17b) Concerning our infirmities, we "know Not what to pray as we ought,"
But: "The Spirit Intercedeth FOR us, According To The Will Of God!..."
(Romans_8:26 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
(18) "Sell everything/follow Jesus" = Commanded in Matthew_19:21,
Mark_10:21, and Luke_12:33, 18:22! The Twelve and Jewish
believers obeyed, In Acts_2:44-45 and 4:32 KJB!!
RDf

Mystery/GRACE (Heavenly!):
(18)
"...Work with your hands, to provide for your own/give to those in need..."
(Acts_20:35; Romans_12:11; 1_Corinthians_4:12; Ephesians-4:28;
2_Corinthians_12:14; 1_Thessalonians_4:11-12; 2_Thessalonians_3:7-12;
1 Timothy 5:8 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
19) watchmen, { as CHRIST Told the Jews On the earth! }, looking for
The "wicked one, the deceiving man of SIN, And signs" (Matthew_24 KJB!)
RDf

Mystery/GRACE { Heavenly! }!:

(19) ambassadors { As CHRIST Told Paul, From Heaven! }
LOOKING, WATCHING, And WAITING For! = The Holy One,
The LORD JESUS CHRIST {From Heaven! }
( Romans_8:18, 19, 23, 25; 1_Corinthians_1:7; Ephesians_6:12-18;
Philippians_3:20; Colossians_3:2, 4:1-3; 1_Thessalonians_1:10, 5:5-11;
2_Thessalonians_3:5; Titus_2:13 KJB! )
-----------------------------------------------------

probably more… But, considering all the views of prophecy/Mystery =
only ONE gospel, and, Peter and Paul “preached The SAME thing"?:

Conclusion:
“Things that are Different are just Not The SAME,” correct?
-----------------------------------

LORD JESUS, thank You For All Your Divine Help
in our understanding of Things That Differ!
-----------------------------------------------
Precious friend(s), Please, Be RICHLY Blessed in your "own study"!

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that
needeth not to be ashamed, Rightly Dividing The Word Of Truth!”
(2 Timothy 2:15 KJB!)

Most mysteries of the Bible are now revealed Dan 12:4, not all, but most.
 

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Thanks for the warm welcome. I notice you appear to appreciate structure. Are you familiar with computer programming? I dabble, and I read somewhere that the language called perl, was developed specifically with textual analysis of the bible in mind.
Precious friend (on the other side of earth), you are Very Welcome.

Yes, appreciate structure, especially in Bible study (rule #1).

Years ago I studied computer programming, but never got to
use it. I was into mostly spreadsheets and Photo Shop.

Thanks for asking.

Grace, Peace, And JOY!
 

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Grace And Peace, Precious friends. Thanks {in advance} for your
Prayerful/Careful Consideration, and, Please Be Edified In:

Basic {and more} Distinctions of Prophecy vs Mystery:

First, Some Similarities: The LORD JESUS CHRIST, the
children of light's love of HIM, And love of our neighbor!

LORD JESUS, please Grant us all Your Divine Help in
our understanding of: Things That Differ!

{ RDf = Rightly Divided from }:

God's Prophetic Program, Under LAW, gospel of the kingdom (past/future)

(1) Concerns a kingdom: a political organization
(Daniel_2:44; Matthew_6:10 KJB!)

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15) From “Things That DIFFER!” (online):

God's Revelation Of The Mystery, Under The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!
(Current = “But NOW!” Romans_3:21, 7:6, 16: 26; Ephesians_2:13 et al KJB!):

(1) Concerns A Body, HIS Church; a Living Organism
(1_Corinthians_12:12, 27; Ephesians_4:12-16 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(2) The kingdom to be established on earth
(Jeremiah_23:5; Matthew_6:10!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(2) The Body {Church} Given a position in Heaven!
(Ephesians_1:3, 2:5-6; Colossians_3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(3) Christ to be its King (Jeremiah_23:5; Isaiah_9:6-7 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(3) CHRIST Is The Living Head Of HIS Body, The Church!
(Ephesians_1:19-23; Colossians_1:18 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(4) The kingdom prophesied “since the world began”
(Luke_1:68-70; Acts_3:21 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(4) The Body Chosen In CHRIST "before the world
began," But “kept secret since the world began!”
(Romans_16:25; Ephesians_1:4-11, 3:5-9 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(5) Israel to be given supremacy over the nations
(Isaiah_60:10-12, 61:6 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(5) Jew and Gentile placed on the same level before God!
(Romans_10:12, 11:32; Ephesians_2:16-17 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(6)The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s instrumentality
(Genesis_22:17-18; Zechariah_8:13 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(6) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s obstinancy!
(Acts_13:44-46, Romans_11:28-32 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(7) The Gentiles to be blessed by Israel’s rise
(Isaiah_60:1-3; Zechariah_8:22-23 KJB!)
RDf:

The Mystery:
(7) The Gentiles blessed through Israel’s fall!
(Acts_28:27-28; Romans_11:11, 12, 15 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(8) Prophecy mainly concerns nations as such
(Isaiah_2:4; Ezekiel_37:21-22 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(8) The Mystery Concerns individuals!
(Romans_10:12-13; 2_Corinthians_5:14-17 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(9) Prophecy concerns blessings, both material and spiritual, on earth
(Isaiah_2:3-4, 11:1-9!; et al KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(9) The Mystery Concerns “all spiritual blessings in
The Heavenlies” (Ephesians_1:3; Colossians_3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(10) Prophecy concerns Christ’s Coming To the earth
(Isaiah_59:20; Zechariah_14:4 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(10) The Mystery Explains CHRIST’s Absence From
the earth! (Ephesians_1:20-24; Colossians_3:1-3 KJB!)

Prophecy: gospel of The Kingdom!:
(11) In prophecy, salvation by Grace through faith alone is
Not contemplated (Matthew_28:19-20, 23:1-3; Luke_7:29-30;
Mark_16:16; Acts_2:38; James_2:17 KJB!)
RDf

► The Mystery: *The Gospel Of The GRACE Of God!!:*
(11) Salvation “By GRACE Through faith” Alone lies at
The Very Heart Of The Mystery!
(Romans_3:21-26, 4:5; Ephesians_2:8-9 KJB!) ◄

Prophecy:
(12) The proclamation of the prophetic program
Committed particularly to the TWELVE
(Matthew_10:5-7; Acts_1:6-8, 3:19-26 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(12) The proclamation of The Mystery program
Committed particularly to ONE: Paul!
(Ephesians_3:1-3, 8-9; Colossians_1:24-27 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(13) The prophetic program revealed through Many of
God’s servants (Luke_1:70; 2 Peter_1:21 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(13) The Mystery Revealed Through ONE man: Paul!
(Galatians_1:1, 11-12, 2:2, 7, 9; Ephesians_3:2-3 KJB!)

Prophecy:
(14) Old Testament writers frequently did not
understand the prophecies made through them!
(Daniel_12:8-10; 1 Peter_1:10-12 KJB!)
RDf

The Mystery:
(14) Paul Both understood And longed that others might
understand The Mystery CHRIST Revealed Through him!
(Ephesians_1:15-23, 3:14-21; Colossians_1:9-10, 2:1-3 KJB!)
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Basic Distinctions between Prophecy and The Mystery!
(Credit to C.R. Stam: "Things That Differ," Chapter 2)
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Precious friend(s), Please, Be Very RICHLY Blessed!
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I have further compiled:

More Distinctions In God's TWO Different Programs!:
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Prophecy/Law:
(15) The TWO "Main" (of 12) baptisms =

A) water, For remission of sins!:
(Matthew_3:5-6; Mark_1:4; Luke_3:3; John_1:31; Luke_7:29-30;
Acts_10:37; Matthew_28:19; Mark_16:16; Acts_2:38;
Acts_22:16; Ezekiel_36:25 KJB!)
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B) "WITH" The Holy Spirit, Poured Out By CHRIST,
for power, signs And wonders! (Isaiah_44:3;
Matthew_3:11; Mark_1:8, 16:17-18; Luke_24:49;
Acts_2:17-18, 38; Acts_8:15-17; Acts_11:16 KJB!)
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Mystery/GRACE!:
(15) Only ONE Baptism = "BY" The ONE Spirit = God's OPERATION,
Spiritually "Identifying" members In (The Body Of) CHRIST!!
(Ephesians_4:5; Colossians_2:12; Galatians_3:27; Romans_6:3-4;
1_Corinthians_12:13 KJB!)
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Prophecy/Law:
(16) Forgive others FIRST, THEN God Will Forgive!
(Matthew_6:14-15, 18:35; Mark_11:25-26; Luke_6:37 KJB!)
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Mystery/GRACE!:
(16) Forgive others BECAUSE CHRIST Has Already FORGIVEN us!
(Ephesians_4:32; Colossians_3:13)

Prophecy/Law:
(17) a) Taught how/what to pray! (Matthew_6:9; Luke_11:2 KJB!)
b) "And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing,
ye shall receive." (Matthew_21:22; John_16:24 KJB!)
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Mystery/GRACE!:
(17a) we Are Exhorted to "...Make our requests known Unto God!"
(Philippians_4:6 KJB!) While, At The Same Time, God "Teaches":

(17b) Concerning our infirmities, we "know Not what to pray as we ought,"
But: "The Spirit Intercedeth FOR us, According To The Will Of God!..."
(Romans_8:26 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
(18) "Sell everything/follow Jesus" = Commanded in Matthew_19:21,
Mark_10:21, and Luke_12:33, 18:22! The Twelve and Jewish
believers obeyed, In Acts_2:44-45 and 4:32 KJB!!
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Mystery/GRACE (Heavenly!):
(18)
"...Work with your hands, to provide for your own/give to those in need..."
(Acts_20:35; Romans_12:11; 1_Corinthians_4:12; Ephesians-4:28;
2_Corinthians_12:14; 1_Thessalonians_4:11-12; 2_Thessalonians_3:7-12;
1 Timothy 5:8 KJB!)

Prophecy/Law { earthly! }:
19) watchmen, { as CHRIST Told the Jews On the earth! }, looking for
The "wicked one, the deceiving man of SIN, And signs" (Matthew_24 KJB!)
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Mystery/GRACE { Heavenly! }!:

(19) ambassadors { As CHRIST Told Paul, From Heaven! }
LOOKING, WATCHING, And WAITING For! = The Holy One,
The LORD JESUS CHRIST {From Heaven! }
( Romans_8:18, 19, 23, 25; 1_Corinthians_1:7; Ephesians_6:12-18;
Philippians_3:20; Colossians_3:2, 4:1-3; 1_Thessalonians_1:10, 5:5-11;
2_Thessalonians_3:5; Titus_2:13 KJB! )
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probably more… But, considering all the views of prophecy/Mystery =
only ONE gospel, and, Peter and Paul “preached The SAME thing"?:

Conclusion:
“Things that are Different are just Not The SAME,” correct?
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LORD JESUS, thank You For All Your Divine Help
in our understanding of Things That Differ!
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Precious friend(s), Please, Be RICHLY Blessed in your "own study"!

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Amazing work-and no one gave this a appreciation or a "like"
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Thanks to brother @marks for noticing - this should be:

Christ's ( Physical ) Absence from the earth!

Amen.
So is @marks wrong?
Rom_12:4 For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:

Rom_12:5 So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.

1Co_10:16 The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?

1Co_10:17 For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.

1Co_11:24 And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.

1Co_11:27 Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.

1Co_11:29 For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.

1Co_12:12 For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.

1Co_12:13 For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

1Co_12:14 For the body is not one member, but many.

1Co_12:15 If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?

1Co_12:16 And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?

1Co_12:17 If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?

1Co_12:18 But now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him.

1Co_12:19 And if they were all one member, where were the body?

1Co_12:20 But now are they many members, yet but one body.

1Co_12:22 Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary:

1Co_12:23 And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.

1Co_12:24 For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked:

1Co_12:25 That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.

1Co_12:27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.

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So is @marks wrong?
I see this as we are each giving our observations, I just happen to think this one matches up a little better, but that's to me. I think this is a great list of comparisons! I'd seen it before and then forgotten, I'm glad you bumped this thread!

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I see this as we are each giving our observations, I just happen to think this one matches up a little better, but that's to me. I think this is a great list of comparisons! I'd seen it before and then forgotten, I'm glad you bumped this thread!

Much love!
Don't mind me brother-I'm all over the show-Lol!

Therefore from now, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we have regarded Christ according to flesh, yet now we regard Him thus no longer.

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So is @marks wrong?
Precious friend, thanks for bumping this thread. Of course @marks is not wrong:

More specifically. I would ask like this:

Christ is Present Spiritually, living 'In us' members of His Body, Correct?

Chris is Absent, Physically, "Sitting On The Throne, In Heaven, until:

1) He "raptures His Body To Heaven," and, 7 years later:

2) He Arrives At His Second Coming all the way to the earth, to Physically Rule and Reign,
Correct?

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Precious friend, thanks for bumping this thread. Of course @marks is not wrong:

More specifically. I would ask like this:

Christ is Present Spiritually, living 'In us' members of His Body, Correct?

Chris is Absent, Physically, "Sitting On The Throne, In Heaven, until:

1) He "raptures His Body To Heaven," and, 7 years later:

2) He Arrives At His Second Coming all the way to the earth, to Physically Rule and Reign,
Correct?

Be Blessed.
Absolutely correct-I don't see anything contradictory here.
God bless dear sister.
What the heck is "bumping the thread?"
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