|Reserve Your Spot, The Ark is Filling Up!|
On June 8, 2012 I had a visitation from the Holy Spirit and this word was clearly spoken to me:
"Reserve your spot, the ark is filling up."
I was told this is a "riddle." So I have prayed and searched the scriptures for clues as to what this message meant and this is what I have received.
I believe the Lord is trying to impress upon His people that the fullness of the gentiles is coming soon. The "Ark" speaks of entering into Christ. I believe the "filling up" of the ark in this word is a reference to Paul speaking to the Roman believers in Romans 11:25 For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.
The word "fulness" in the Strong's Concordance is G4138 plērōma:
Definition- (Parts) fullness, a filling up, completion, full, as a container, a period....
1. The origin and historical use has a passive sense, that which is (or has been) filled; very rarely so in classical Greek: a ship, inasmuch as it is filled (i. e. manned) with sailors, rowers, and soldiers;.....
2. that which fills or with which a thing is filled: so very frequently in classical Greek from Herodotus down; especially of those things with which ships are filled, freight and merchandise, sailors, oarsmen, soldiers (cf. our 'complement' (yet cf. Lightfoot as below, p. 258f)) (of the animals filling Noah's ark, Philo de vit. Moys. ii. § 12);...... Romans 11:12. Of time..., that portion of time by which a longer preceding time period is completed; hence, completeness, fullness, of time:....
I have read countless commentaries on the meaning of "fullness of the gentiles" and they basically all agree that this scripture is speaking about a full number of gentile (non-Jewish) people who will come to salvation in Christ at some point in time.
This is a MYSTERY brethren! Paul poignantly speaks about it to the Romans. He essentially tells them in Romans 11:21-22 not to be so puffed up that salvation had been extended to them (the gentiles) and most of the Jews had been blinded (hardened) to the gospel. Obviously not all of the Jews were hardened, because the first believers were Jewish. And even today Jews continue to come to faith in Jesus Christ according to the election of Grace.
Paul goes on to explain the "mystery":
Rom 11:29 For the gifts and calling of God [are] without repentance.
Rom 11:30 For as ye in times past have not believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief:
Rom 11:31 Even so have these also now not believed, that through your mercy they also may obtain mercy.
Rom 11:32 For God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all.
Rom 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable [are] his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
Rom 11:34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?
Rom 11:35 Or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again?
Rom 11:36 For of him, and through him, and to him, [are] all things: to whom [be] glory for ever. Amen.
I believe and bear witness in my spirit that without a doubt this confirms to me that we are MUCH FARTHER ALONG in the end times than most Christians believe! Just because there are prophecies that have not occurred yet, does not mean that we have many, many more years for the end times to unfold.
Jesus so clearly told us in several scriptures that He would come as a thief and that most would not be watching for Him or expecting Him so soon! (Mat 24:43, 44, Luke 12:39, Luke 21:34, 35, 1 Thes 5:2, 4, 1 Peter 4:15, 2 Peter 3:3, 10, Rev 3:3, Rev 16:15, Isa 29:5, 6 and more.)
Press in Saints! I encourage you to pray fervently for your lost loved ones! And do not grow weary in watching!
In Christ, Sarah
Bible commentaries on Romans 11:25:
Various Commentaries on Romans 11:25
Matthew Henry commentary on Romans 11
Adam Clark commentary on Romans 11
David Guzik commentary on Romans 11
Article, Ethnic Israel & Spiritual Israel:
Dr. J. Rodman Williams
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