Christian Churches of God
The Bible does not confine the death of man to one death. There is a Second Death referenced on a number of occasions in the Book of Revelation.
The Second Death
Mankind was created on the orders of and according to the Plan of God. Many Millions of years previously The One True God created the earth and summoned all the sons of God to be present with their Morning Stars (Job 38:4-7). The Elohim on earth created different species and also bipedal Hominids some 200,000 to 120,000 years ago and again 30,000 plus years ago. This was to create a quasi evolutionary and experimental environment. God had planned to create the Adamic system but the creation on earth, for whatever reason, became Tohu and Bohu or waste and void and God sent the elohim under Christ to the earth to recreate or refurbish it (Gen 1:1ff). The purpose was to create mankind as sons of God to become companions to and with the elohim that God created initially as spiritual creations. That is explained in the Elect as Elohim (No. 001). The elohim as god of this planet (2Cor 4:4) and his attendant elohim host were aware of the intention of the One True God, Eloah (as Ha Elohim) to create the Adamic structure and they experimented with the previous hominids (The Nephilim (No. 154)) and were not successful. The creations were designed to confuse the Adamic Creation, and interfere with the Plan of God, and to demonstrate that Mankind were unfit to take their place among the Elohim as Sons of God (cf. Ps. 82:6; Jn. 10:34-36). The Elohim caused man to sin in the Garden of Eden (The Doctrine of Original Sin Part I: The Garden of Eden (No. 246) and The Doctrine of Original Sin Part II: The Generations of Adam (No. 248)). The elohim sons of God at this stage of the creation had access to the Throne of God (Job 2:6; 3:1 and Satan was among them).
God allotted His Nature to the Elohim Host of the Sons of God through the Holy Spirit (No. 117). That system could not remain in connection with God under sin. The Wages of Sin is death but the free Gift of God is eternal life. (Rom. 6:23) (see Law of God L1). Sin is transgression of the law (1Jn. 3:4). The Covenant of God with mankind required man to live without sin to inherit eternal life. This was explained in the Covenant of God (No. 152). Even before mankind sinned God knew all that would transpire through His Divine Omniscience and Omnipotence. From the creation itself He set out the sequence of the Plan of Salvation (No. 001A) through His Predestination (No. 296). One of the Elohim Host, or Sons of God, was allotted a nation of humans as the vehicle of Salvation. All nations would be joined to that nation as the priesthood that tied all humans to God. That was to be the nation of Israel and the elohim allocated that Nation, by Eloah, the Elyon or Most High God, was the elohim we understand as the one who was to take Israel out of Egypt and give them the law under Moses at Sinai and in the wilderness at Sinai (Deut. 32:8; Acts 7:30-53; 1Cor. 10:1-4) (Psalm 45 (No. 177)). That being, we were to know as Jesus Christ. It is through knowing the One True God and Jesus Christ, whom He sent, that we inherit Eternal Life (Jn. 17:3; No. 133)). See also the Pre-existence of Jesus Christ (No. 243). Denying his pre-existence is another demonic lie.
The Fallen Host became known as Demons. They knew that if a man does not keep the Laws of God then he will surely die. From the beginning they tried to convince man that they would not surely die. This was the first lie of Satan to man from the beginning. From that time man acted on that lie and sinned. He was cut off from God and began to die. That error was seen from the activities behind The Doctrine of Balaam and Balaam’s Prophecy (No. 204). Man was given the lie of an immortal soul in order to convince man that he would not die and was not reliant on God for eternal life, which was a sequence built on the lie. God had set up a system in the creation where man had a Nephesh or Soul (No. 092) that enabled a human to have life and when it was not joined to the Holy Spirit it would return to God who gave it when the human died (Eccl. 12:7). The human was then dependent on God entirely for the resurrection and life.
It is through the Holy Spirit that man becomes united with the Elohim host. Such people become Consubstantial with the Father (No. 081). At first it was limited to the Patriarchs and Prophets, including the Judges of Israel in the Promised Land (Samson and the Judges (No. 073)).
Satan also spread the lie among humans that the Fallen Host were spirits and that spirits could not die. This lie was spread by the demons in pseudo-Christianity from Baal worship of the Mystery and Sun Cults. The proof of the lie is that Christ did die for the salvation of Mankind, and the Fallen Host, and we were then given control over the demons and ultimately, we will judge the demons (1Cor. 6:3; Judgment of the Demons (No. 080)). They will be imprisoned in the pit of Tartaros at the return of the Messiah and at the end of the Millennium they will be released again to deal with self righteous humanity. They are then killed by the Host and then take part in the Second Resurrection of the Dead as basic humans and given retraining in the Judgment, as in (No. 080) above, along with all humans there, and not of the elect of the First Resurrection. It is those of the First Resurrection who will retrain them.
The Law was given to the patriarchs and to Moses at Sinai and to Israel on a permanent basis under the Covenant of God and again under Messiah in the Holy Land (First and Second Statements of the Covenant of God (No. 096B) following on from Distinction in the Law (No. 096)). Here Christ gave the law to Moses and again to the nation and the Church of God on an ongoing basis. He declared the ongoing nature of the law and that he was Lord of the Sabbath (No. 031B). He is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow (Heb. 13:8 (F058)). He said that until heaven and earth pass away not one jot or tittle will pass from the law (Mat. 5:18). That is because the Law comes from the Nature of God; and as God is immutable, thus the Law is immutable.
In order to destroy the logic of this irrefutable argument, the demons spread the lie in the surrounding nations of the Levant and in Egypt that the law was a device of evil. The demons spread the lie among the Baal worshippers and Gnostics that the Law was given to Israel by the evil God Jaldabaoth. He stood on the Milky Way and stopped the spirits of the dead from going to “Heaven”, which was their rightful abode on death. The Gnostics developed three branches of antinomianism. One branch was spread within Judaism, the second was developed among the Pagans, and the third was transferred into Christianity from both the Jewish and Pagan elements of the Sun and Mystery Cults in the Middle East, using both Rome and Alexandria as the fulcrum of the heresy. They transferred the doctrines of the Sun cults with the day of worship of the Day of the Sun established alongside the Sabbath in Christianity in Rome in 111 CE. In 154 CE they established the festival of the Goddess Easter with its Friday death of the god Attis and his Sunday Resurrection by the goddess under Anicetus bishop of Rome. In 192 CE Victor was appointed bishop and made Easter mandatory for communion with Rome. Christmas from the doctrine of the Goddess and the infant Sun at the Solstices, in the Sun and Mystery Cults, did not enter Christianity until ca 375 in Syria and the Levant (Origins of Christmas and Easter (No. 235)). With these heresies, of Sunday and Easter worship, the schism of the church was created in the Quartodeciman Disputes (No. 277) and the Unitarian/Trinitarian Wars (No. 268) followed along with the doctrines of the Triune God imposed on Christianity in 381 CE at Constantinople and Chalcedon in 451 CE.
These antinomian heretics continued on suppressing the law of God and also introducing infant baptism to negate the binding of the Holy Spirit to man, in that entire branch of Christianity. God made one thing mandatory and that was the Scriptures had to be kept on the planet. Although, the demons did everything they could to influence mankind and warp their understanding of the faith. They did this by teaching that the law was done away, along with the doctrines of the Sabbath (No. 031) and the Calendar of God (No. 156). They also introduced the practice of speaking gibberish, pretending they were speaking in tongues. This practice often involved the demons entering the advocates and uttering profanities (The Tongues Question (No. 109); Tongues Were to Cease When? (No. 102)). They tried to delete books from the Canon of the Bible, the chief being Revelation; however it was fixed in the Canon by the Fourth Century. See the text The Bible (No. 164).
Modern Textual criticism continues to detract from Biblical inspiration where it can in important texts (i.e. 2Peter) and also the writing of the OT texts. They also added false texts including the Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphical texts that contradict Inspired Scripture.
The reality is that all these false doctrines are demonic lies, regarding Heaven and Hell of the Sun cults, and the false non-Biblical Calendars among the nations. The teaching of the demons that the laws of God were done away with by Christ is logically absurd. Those who believe the lie are deceived and will die as a result. That is the reason the demons deceived them in the first place. It was Christ that gave the law to Moses at Sinai, and killed people, and ordered them killed, who refused to follow the law. He then appeared in person and stated publicly that not one dot or comma would pass from the law until heaven and earth pass away (Mat. 5:18). Sin is transgression of the law, and the wages of sin is death.
No one is going to “heaven” or “hell” or anywhere else other than this planet. There are two resurrections of the dead. It is appointed unto all men once to die (Heb. 9:27). After that comes Judgment. Christ died to bear the sins of many and then he will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him (Heb. 9:28).
The Antinomian Gnostics, who teach heaven and hell, also teach that they are taken to a judgment away from the earth, and this is a demonic lie. The Bible does not confine the death of man to one death. There is a Second Death referenced on a number of occasions in Revelation 2:11; 20:6; 20:14; 21:8. The first text shows that those of the Seven Churches who conquer (for the First Resurrection) will not be hurt by the Second Death.
Rev_2:11 He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. He who conquers shall not be hurt by the second death.'
The second mention in Rev. 20:6 shows they go to the First Resurrection and are not subject to the Second Death.
Rev_20:6 Blessed and holy is he who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and they shall reign with him a thousand years.
The third text shows us that the Lake of Fire is the Second Death.
Rev_20:14 Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire;
The final lot for all those including the Ditheist and Binitarian/Trinitarian and Polytheist and Atheist heretics is the Second Death.
Rev_21:8 But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the polluted, as for murderers, fornicators, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their lot shall be in the lake that burns with fire and sulphur, which is the second death."
There is no heaven and hell. The end of the Antinomian heretics is the Second Death.
Some Trinitarian Antinomian Pentecostalists try to assert that the First Resurrection occurred with the Resurrection of Christ. That is in spite of the fact that the text of Revelation was revealed to Christ and given to John on Patmos some 65 years after the ascent of Christ to the Throne Room of God. All of those resurrected in 30 CE were killed or died before the text was written by the Apostle John. That demonic idiocy will see those people killed en masse at the arrival of Christ and the Loyal Host after the soon coming First Resurrection.
“We see from Revelation 20:11 that the Great White Throne judgment involves the general resurrection. The Book of Life here acts as a record of the activities of human beings. The assertion that verse 13 mentions a different resurrection to that referred to in verses 11-12 is absurd. The plain meaning of the text is that all the dead, either from the sea or from the grave, i.e. death and Hell or Sheol (which is the grave or pit), delivered up their dead. The reference to the sea and to death and Hades shows that the term Hades refers to the earthly grave in opposition to the watery grave. The concepts and actuality of death and Hell or the grave are the things that were cast into the lake of fire, which acts as the second death. Hence, it can be said that death and Hell here are cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death (Rev. 20:14)” (The Fallacy of the Third Resurrection (No. 166)).
And from the paper Pentecost at Sinai (No. 115): “Satan is destroyed by fire from within him. Thus he is to be the source of the lake of fire and, hence, the source of the energy that finally consumes his system (see also the paper The Judgment of the Demons (No. 080)).
This fire is similar to the fire or pur that proceeds from the mouth of the Witnesses in Revelation 11:5. The fire or puri that torments those who worship the beast and its image and receive its mark proceeds from the wrath of God. The smoke of the torment goes up to the Age of Ages, giving those with the mark no rest night and day (Rev. 14:10-11). Thus the smoke of the torment is not forever but merely unto the age when those with the mark of the beast who were led astray by the false prophet are killed and later resurrected. The beast and false prophecy are thrown alive into the Lake of Fire (limnen tou puros) which burns with brimstone. The word is theioo and it is assumed that brimstone or sulphur is meant from the sense of brilliance of the word theios meaning divinity. Similarly Revelation 9:17 has theioodeis or brimstone-like (theion and eidos). The concept is thus to have the form of godliness or divinity. Hence, the Lake of Fire may represent a spiritual divine force and have nothing to do with brimstone whatsoever as the origin of the word is derived from the concept of the divine (i.e. as the spiritual power of Satan was).
These concepts relate to spiritual power at Pentecost. This again pointed forward to the sacrifice of Messiah and the receipt of the Holy Spirit, as tongues as if of fire.
Those with the mark of the beast will be basanizo (vexed or tormented) by puri and theioo before the holy angels and before the Lamb. The kapnos or smoke goes up unto the age of the ages (Rev. 14:11), i.e. until the Millennium. The same concept is that of the destruction of the man of sin or lawlessness being destroyed with the brightness (epiphaneia) of Christ’s coming (2Thes. 2:8).”
The text in Mathew 25:41 states: Depart from me, ye cursed into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels.
So the ones not repentant are sent in to the aeonian fire or, “fire of the age” prepared for the diabolo and his angels.
It is not God’s will that any flesh should perish (Mat. 18:14 (F040v). So also John 3:16 states that Christ died so that whoever believes in him should not perish. So also Peter has said that God is not slow about His Promise but is forbearing towards us not wishing that any should perish but that all should reach repentance (2Pet. 3:9). God has declared that all men shall die once. Then He has set up a physical Resurrection here on this earth, and He will provide two sequences. The First Resurrection (No. 143A) is set to be for those of the Elect, as part of the Body of Christ that keep the Commandments of God and the Faith and Testimony of Jesus Christ (Rev. 12:17; 14:12). Everyone that does not keep the Sabbaths and New Moons and the Feasts of God and the Holy Days, and the law, will die and then face the Great White Throne Judgment in the Second Resurrection (No. 143B). They will not be given the opportunity to spread their heresy in the Millennium under Messiah and the Host. They will die.
Over half the world will be destroyed, by the time the Witnesses get here, under the Wars of the Fifth and the Sixth Trumpets. For them it will be all too late (Wars of the End Part I: Wars of Amalek (No. 141C)). Those that refuse to keep the Law of God (L1) and God’s Calendar (No. 156), from the time the Witnesses appear on the Temple Mount to the arrival of Messiah, will not be allowed to go into the Millennium under Christ, if they do not repent by the Jubilee. If they do not repent within the first two years of the Witnesses and keep a complete cycle of the Feasts, for those who are baptised, according to the Temple Calendar (No 156) and reject Hillel and all other systems to demonstrate their loyalty, they will not be in the First Resurrection (No. 143A) (see also Wars of the End Part II: 1260 Days of the Witnesses (No. 141D)).
God will not be dictated to by sinners that do not keep His Laws. He gave us a Covenant such that if we do not keep it and His laws, we will die. God is not obliged to make provision for previous humanoids, not of His creation; see (No. 143). The humans of the Adamic system are not ever going off this planet Earth. They have a choice as to which resurrection in which they appear and that is much more than their ancestors were given before the time of Christ. Those in the First Resurrection (No. 143A) will be granted eternal life under Christ and will not face the Second Death. Every one else will be in the Second Resurrection (No. 143B) and they will face the Second Death. These antinomian worshippers of the Sun and Mystery cults cannot change one dot or comma of Scripture without suffering the consequences. Anyone that claims that the Law of God (L1) is done away will die; and if they do not repent, they will face the Second Death and there is no escape. The tragedy is that the choice is up to each individual. They have to disregard their false teachers and simply study the Bible and do what it says. Those who teach others that the law of God has been done away will be held to a much greater account (Jas. 3:1; F059). None will be either in the First Resurrection and probably not in the Millennium either, unless they repent in time, as they must keep the laws of God in their entirety and the Sabbaths and New Moons (Isa. 66:23-24; and Zechariah 14:16-19) or they will suffer drought and the plagues of Egypt and death if they do not repent in time.
The Second Death is final. Those who do not obey Christ and the Law will simply be allowed to die and their carcasses burned in the Lake of Fire. They will then cease to exist. They will not be allowed to even see God, or take part in the City of God (No. 180); (F066v). They will be brought to mind no more. They will blotted out of the Book of Life. There are no other resurrections and no more chances (see No. 166). We will obey God or die. The choice is ours, each and every single one of us. If you listen to these demons operating out of the false churches and false religious teachers you will die and you have only yourself to blame. If it is not in the Bible do not believe it. If it is in the Bible as law then do it. Pray only to God in the name of Jesus Christ (No. 111; No. 111B). Shun the polytheist Ditheism (No. 076B) and Binitarianism/Trinitarianism (No. 076) and the Mother goddess cults (see the Last Pope (No. 288)). On that road lies certain death, and the Second Death which is final and absolute.
It is clear that unless you live according to the Laws of God and the Faith and Testimony of Jesus Christ you will face the Second Death.