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BIBLE STUDY: The Ten Virgins

The Parable of The Ten Virgins:

Jesus showed us in His Word, that He is eventually going to offer eternal life to every human being who has ever lived. Some God invites as brides (virgins), others as wedding guests; yet despite God’s personal invitation, some reject His offer and miss the ceremony completely, while others are killed and burned? What did Jesus intend to teach us with these stories? Can you prove from Scripture where YOU fit in? Let’s open up our Bibles and see!

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If Jesus Were Inviting YOU To Gather With Him, And To Worship The Father - On What Day Would Jesus Set Aside As Holy Time To God? Can We Prove Our Answer From The Bible Alone?

We should pause here, and rightly give credit where credit is due; and recognize for ourselves, just how and why most Christians today came to worship God on Sunday. That credit, my friends, is rightly due to the Roman Catholic Church!

Indulge me for a brief moment, and allow me to take you back in time to the America of just over a hundred years ago, to the year 1893 to be exact. Let us read what the papacy in the United States said on the matter of the Christian observance of Sunday as a day of worship:

"The Catholic Church for over 1,000 years before the existence of a Protestant, by virtue of her divine mission, changed the day [of worship] from Saturday to Sunday… In the Old Testament, reference is made 126 times to the Sabbath, and all these texts conspire harmoniously in voicing the will of God commanding the seventh day to be kept, because God Himself first kept it, making it obligatory on all as 'a perpetual covenant.' Nor can we imagine any one foolhardy enough to question the identity of Saturday with the Sabbath or seventh day, seeing that the people of Israel have been keeping Saturday from the giving of the law 2514 BC to the present… Examining the New Testament from cover to cover critically, we find the Sabbath referred to 61 times. We find, too, that the Savior invariably selected the Sabbath (Saturday) to teach in the synagogues and work miracles. The four Gospels refer to the Sabbath (Saturday) 51 times. . . . Hence the conclusion is inevitable . . . that of those who follow the Bible as their guide, the Israelites and the Seventh-day Adventists, have the exclusive weight of evidence on their side, whilst the biblical Protestant has not a word in self-defense for his substitution of Sunday for Saturday. . . . They have ignored and condemned their teacher, the Bible . . . and they have adopted a day [instituted and] kept by the Catholic Church." – From The Catholic Mirror: Official publication of Cardinal Gibbons and the Papacy in the United States, published in Baltimore, Maryland, September 1893. www.onug.us

Not only does the Catholic Church hit the nail on the head, they (the Catholic Church) admit to changing God’s Sabbath Day to Sunday; they also correctly identify those ordained by God to keep the Sabbath Holy, as “the Israelites”, or “those who follow the Bible as their guide”.

The Catholic Church correctly perceived that the Jews were only 1/12th of the tribes of Israel, or the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (whose name was later changed to Israel), and the Catholic Church understood there were 11 other tribes, not just the tribe of Judah (or the Jews) who were also Israelites or Hebrews, and who also were commanded by God to keep the Sabbath (or the seventh day of the week holy). Unlike most Christians today, who believe anyone who keeps the Sabbath must be “Jewish”; The Catholic church knows that the “Biblical Protestant” (or those who protested against the Catholic Church in order to only follow Scripture as their guide) have a Scriptural mandate given to them by God, to keep the Last Day of a seven day week, holy to God (Daniel 2:20-22, 7:23-28 / Isaiah 66:22-23 / Exodus 31:12-18 / Deuteronomy 12:1-4, 28-32)!!! www.onug.us

Do you understand that The Catholic Church KNOWS what the Bible says about the Sabbath Day? The Catholic Church just chooses NOT to keep God’s Day in favor of their own; and while they keep their own day, and follow their own traditions in opposition of what the Bible clearly teaches; they chastise “Protestant Christians” for copying their Catholic day of Sunday, and for ignoring the day, Saturday, which the Bible clearly teaches is the seventh day weekly Sabbath of God!!!

"Remember The Sabbath Day, to keep it Holy!!! Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the Sabbath of The LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: For in six days The LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore The LORD Blessed The Sabbath Day, and Hallowed It!!!" (Exodus 20:8-11).

What Does God say about men changing an Un-changeable God's Eternal Commandments?

"Even from the days of your fathers ye are gone away from Mine Ordinances, and have not kept them. Return unto Me, and I will Return unto you, saith the LORD of Hosts!!!" (Malachi 3:7).

"Therefore say thou unto them, Thus saith the LORD of Hosts; Turn ye unto Me, saith the LORD of Hosts, and I will turn unto you, saith the LORD of Hosts!!!" (Zechariah 1:3).

The House of Israel consists of 11 other tribes besides Judah or the Jews! Today, that is most of Earth's population, if you know where the lost tribes were carried away to; and believe in the Promises of Increase which God Spoke to Abraham!!! All of humanity is the sons and daughters of God Our Father; and God's Sabbath day was given to all of humanity, as a Blessing so we could cease from our work, Gather with our Brethren, Worship The One True God, and Study His Holy Word!

"Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel?" (Ezekiel 18:31).

The Way back to God, as Taught to us by Jesus Christ (John 14:6), is by keeping God's Original Sabbath Day, in His New Testament Church (Hebrews 4:1-11)!!! Cease from your labors, Friday night to Saturday night, gather with other Followers of Christ, and Study God's Word together - in an annual pattern called Meat in Due Season!!! Then God will OPEN your eyes to SEE how badly Satan has blinded this world, and her churches (Psalm 111:10 / Matthew 13:10-17 / Revelation 12:9)!!!

"And hereby we do know that we know Him, if we keep His Commandments!!! He that saith, I know Him, and keepeth not His Commandments, is a liar, and The Truth is not in him!!! But whoso keepeth His Word, in him verily is the Love of God perfected!!! Hereby Know we that we are in Him!!! He that saith he abideth in Him ought himself also so to walk, even as He Walked!!! Brethren, I write no new Commandment unto you, but an old Commandment which ye had from the Beginning. The old Commandment is The Word which ye have heard from the Beginning!!!" (1 John 2:3-7).

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Jesus’ Teachings On The Kingdom of God:

Jesus told us that He was going to bring His Father’s Kingdom back to this earth, and He instructed us to pray for this to happen too (Matthew 6:9-10)!

But instead, many churches today teach an “abandonment theology”, or that “believers” will be whisked off to heaven, to escape the coming great tribulation that will come upon the earth (John 3:13). A pastor’s wife was recently heard telling a group of women at a local Bible Study, “We don’t have to worry about how bad things are getting in the world; because we all are going to be raptured up to heaven any day now!” This group of women followed the pastor’s wife, by hoping and by praying that they could soon leave this earth and go to heaven where Jesus is. But is that really what Jesus told us to pray for (Matthew 25:5-10 / Luke 21:36)?

It should be crystal clear to you by now, that Jesus is coming HERE again; we are NOT going anywhere to meet Him (John 3:13 / Matthew 5:5 / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 / Zechariah 14:1-5 / Revelation 5:9-10, 20:4-6, 21:1-7)! But we are going to have to WAIT… and we are going to have to wait LONGER than we expect to!!! Once we are Called by Christ to run the race, we cannot stop running until we win our Crown (1 Corinthians 9:24-27 2 Timothy 2:5)!!! We must also run the race according to Christ’s Rules, or we will be disqualified, and NOT receive our Crowns!!! We cannot CHEAT (John 10:1)!!! God Knows who is playing by His Rules!!! www.onug.us

Knowing that human nature loses heart over time without the help of the Holy Spirit of God, Jesus understood that His church would need encouragement to be watchful while awaiting His Second Coming. For this reason, He gave us the parable of the Ten Virgins (Matthew 25:1-13).

Jesus gave this parable to His Flock just days before His crucifixion. The parable pictures ten virgins waiting for the Bridegroom's return. However, half of the virgins are unprepared because they lose heart in the face of their uncertainty, and as a result, they do not prepare and persevere to the end.

Jesus gives ample warning in His teaching concerning the last days and the need for spiritual preparation for them. But He also realizes that His church would need spiritual focus while waiting for His return. Therefore, He warns that lack of adequate preparation for His coming can be eternally devastating. Jesus makes the purpose of this parable clear in its last verse. "Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming" (Matthew 25:13). God has given us His Holy Feast Days to teach us the Plan of God (Leviticus 23:1-44). Jesus has taught those who can hear how to “Watch”!!!

Who are the Ten Virgins?

The characters of the Bridegroom refers to Jesus Christ; and the ten virgins represent those God is calling NOW (Matthew 22:14 / Ephesians 4:1-6 / 1 Peter 1:15 / Revelation 17:14). The Bride is not mentioned because she represents the entire church, and the church is not presented here in its entirety. By implication, the Bride is represented in this parable more personally in its individual members (Psalm 45:14). But since the wedding feast could not be held without the Bride, and since five virgins miss the feast, all ten virgins cannot make up the Bride. These ten virgins, then, represent those individuals called into the church at the end time. The daughters of Judah are treated similarly in the Old Testament (Lamentations 2:13).

When Jesus gave us this parable, the mystery of the church was not yet fully known (Ephesians 3:3-5). In it, the called are seen individually as "virgins" expecting the Bridegroom to come. In this way, the parable illustrates "many are called, but few are chosen" (Matthew 20:16, 22:14). The Apostle Paul also refers to the church at Corinth in its virgin character (2 Corinthians 11:2). Virgin character refers to the whole church, but virgins (plural) describes individual members of the body. Jesus makes this parable very personal to highlight the need for each individual's personal spiritual preparedness!!!

What are the similarities between the two types of virgins (Matthew 25:1-5)?

We can see important characteristics about the two groups that describe two different types of attitudes. These traits make the two groups' approaches to the wedding celebration predictable, summarized by the contrasting behaviors of sincerity and superficiality. The two have also interesting similarities that cause them to appear the same outwardly to the casual observer!

Both groups were in the same place going to meet the bridegroom (verse 1). The spiritually unprepared Christian may sit right beside the spiritually prepared Christian at Sabbath Study, similar to the state of the tares and wheat (Matthew 13:24-30). They both seem interested in the same things and seem to have the same character. Both may diligently give tithes and offerings and serve their brethren. It may only be in a crisis that the real differences show up, and then attendance may begin to wane, and their monetary support of the church may slow, or even stop. Both groups were carrying lamps (verse 1), so these vessels are cannot be a sign of who has prepared. Similarly, a person carrying a Bible to church does not show that that person has prepared by study and prayer during the previous week - to overcome sin and produce spiritual fruit. Neither does it show that the Holy Spirit exists within a person!!!

Both groups slumbered and slept (verse 5). Even the most dedicated and sincere saints may temporarily become spiritually lethargic. The fact that the Bridegroom delayed His coming is one of Jesus' many hints that His return may be much later than expected. From the perspective of the first-century church, Christ has delayed for almost 2,000 years! Nevertheless, we should not allow ourselves to become lethargic about His eventual return (Habakkuk 2:3)!

The word "slumbered" means to nod; it is a transient act, whereas "slept" should be sleeping, a continuous act. We see the progression of lethargy. First, the virgins nodded their heads as if napping, and later, they all slept continuously and deeply. Initial weariness is the first step to further spiritual decay. It is vital to catch temporary apathy early to prevent permanent disillusionment. The ten virgins' service and reverence to God is done routinely. It is more of a habit than a sincere zeal, and this can be seen in a Christians' routine attendance at Sabbath services. They obey God almost mindlessly, developing it into a routine over time. Their lack of emotional maturity and forethought carries them through life in lightheaded bliss, and so they remain with the church, just filling a seat or attending only occasionally.

Those who follow the Lamb are called virgins (Revelation 14:4), symbolizing their spiritual purity, but it appears only half of the virgins are presented as the Bride to Christ! We have looked at the ten virgins and analyzed their similarities; now let’s look at their decisive differences!

The members of God’s Church are pictured as virgins waiting for the bridegroom's return. They all carry oil-filled lamps to light their way while waiting through the darkness of night. However, half of them are unprepared; these foolish virgins have no reserve oil to refill their flickering lamps. While they are gone buying new oil, the bridegroom comes and the door to the wedding is shut. This pictures some losing heart during the bridegroom's delay and not persevering to the end (Matthew 24:23)!

Jesus points out two main differences between the two types of virgins: One deals with the description of the groups, and the other with their diligence!

How do the descriptions of the two groups differ (Matthew 25:2)?

Jesus describes one of the groups as wise and the other as foolish. The wise virgins are intelligent, practical, and careful, but the foolish are dull-minded, unrealistic, and careless. "Foolish" is translated from the Greek word moros, from which derives the English word "moron"!!! Five of the virgins are Morons, so says God! :o)

Their conduct warrants this very uncomplimentary description; after all, are we not known by our fruit or the lack of it (Matthew 7:17-20)? The major difference between the wise and the foolish is found in their attitudes! The moronic attitude is spiritually poor, blind, and naked because it has no true vision of the future (Revelation 3:14-22); even though God and His Son have plainly set into motion Their wonderful Plan of Salvation!!! The foolish virgins do not recognize the presence of any real sin in their lives. They are spiritually lukewarm!

How does the diligence of the two groups differ (Matthew 25:3-4)?

There is a strong contrast in the diligence of the two groups. One takes sufficient oil with it, but the other does not. Since the procession is at night, and the lamps have only a small oil reservoir, they have to replenish the oil periodically. The wise virgins prepare by carrying extra oil for when the lamps run low. This pictures readiness for future needs, which requires forethought, planning, and dedication. The foolish virgins do not prepare, content to carry only enough to appear wise. They carry out God's instructions with the least amount of effort they think they can get away with (Ecclesiastes 9:10)! The foolish are not spiritually concerned about their future, but the wise are; even though they have to carry the extra weight of an oil container (The seven P’s)!!! This extra preparation gives them the Hope and Faith they need to meet the bridegroom successfully and enter the marriage feast!!!

Why do the wise virgins refuse to share with the foolish (Matthew 25:8-9)?

It was midnight, and the lamps were needed for the procession and the rest of the night. The reserve oil supply was only enough to supply oil for the lamps of the five wise virgins. So the inability of the wise to provide oil for the foolish illustrates that no one can give to another what he has done to add works to his faith (James 2:14, 17-22, 24, 26). Our faith must be our own through Jesus Christ! It cannot be borrowed (52/7 Sanctification! Exodus 31:13 / Daniel 12:12-13 / Hebrews 11:1-2, 6, 13, 39-40)!!!

Most people alive on the earth today, do not understand a revealed TRUTH from God’s Word; one which I call “52/7 Sanctification” (Exodus 31:13 / Daniel 12:12). If they do, most are not overly concerned about attaining it! Read our Article:

The 52/7 Challenge

at www.onug.us about this Extremely Important Subject!!!

The BOOK OF LIFE; Are YOU In It?

Moral character or Spiritual Gifts cannot be developed in one person, and then transferred to another!!! To delay submission and obedience to Christ is to risk eternal death!!! Therefore, to delay preparation for His return is nothing short of spiritual negligence!!! Are YOU about to commit Spiritual Suicide (Psalm 69:27-28 / Revelation 3:5, 13:8, 20:15 / Luke 10:20 / Hebrews 12:22-29 / Daniel 12:1 / Philippians 4:3 / Revelation 21:22-27 / Exodus 32:31-33 / Revelation 17:8).

The Book of Remembrance:

There is also a book of Remembrance, mentioned in Scripture. It is from this book, God inspires men to write Scripture about the current, former, and even future deeds of God’s Saints (Exodus 17:14-16, 34:27 / Genesis 2:4, 5:32, 6:1-22 / 2 Timothy 3:13-17). Some of these deeds have already become Scripture in the Old and New Testaments; some may also become Scripture - after the Return of Jesus Christ – during the Millennium and the 100 years of the White Throne Judgement (Isaiah 65:20); to help a Resurrected Humanity, in the Second Resurrection, learn to Walk God’s Path - from what You and I are doing Right Now (Psalm 56:8, 139:16 / Malachi 3:16)!!! www.onug.us

Don’t Get Locked Out!!!

Was the closing of the door to the wedding feast fair (Matthew 25:10-12)?

The door is shut by Christ, with finality!!! Don’t forget this!!! You may not have another opportunity! The verb tense says the door is shut to stay shut. Therefore, at that point, no one's repentance, prayers, or pleading can change that fact! Noah's ark having its door sealed shut is a similar vivid illustration of this finality (Genesis 7:16)!!! It was shut to stay shut - throughout the Flood. All the pleading in the world would not, could not, open the ark's door to others after it was shut!!! Once Christ has come or we have died, our opportunity to be among the First Fruits of the Kingdom will have been decided – PERMANENTLY!!!

The door's closing is fair because everyone had ample time to prepare for the bridegroom's coming. It was the same in the days of Noah (Genesis 6:13, 7:1, 13-16He does not come early in the evening but late. He is even delayed (verse 5), giving extra time to be ready. We have our whole lives, all the years of Christ's longsuffering and patience working with us to prepare! Therefore, it is just and fair that the door is shut when our last hour comes!

Isaiah recognizes man's tendency to procrastinate in his warning, "Seek the Lord while He may be found, call upon Him while He is near" (Isaiah 55:6)!!! We should take heed!!! This will also be true for those who come up in the Second Resurrection (Luke 16:26)!!!

The foolish Laodicean attitude dictates that one needs nothing else spiritually, but such a one will be rudely awakened to realize his terrible unpreparedness. But this attitude is bankrupt of vision and foresight – both of which Christ wants us to have! It sees no need to prepare for the eventualities of life either physically or, more importantly, spiritually. Opportunities come and go through life, and no opportunity is so greatly lost than that of the foolish virgins. They fail to realize that the bridegroom would probably come later than expected. They lack faithful perseverance in thought and action!!!

The lesson Christ emphasizes in this parable is to be prepared for the future, namely, the coming of Christ. The prophet Amos expresses this powerfully: "Prepare to meet your God, O Israel!" (Amos 4:12). Human beings have little trouble preparing for everything, except meeting God!!! The last verse of the parable (Matthew 25:13) makes its purpose ring in our ears: "Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming"!!!

May you and I prepare now, and ready ourselves now, for our soon coming King! By the time most Christians even begin to figure out God’s True Plan for Salvation, it will be too late for them to become the very Bride of Christ – a King, a Priest, a Pillar in God’s Holy Temple – ruling with Christ for ALL ETERNITY!

Sadly, some who KNOW the Plan of God, will grow calloused, and will fall away from The Truth too (Hebrews 6:1-12 / 2 Peter 2:10-22)!!! These who have accepted God’s Spirit at Baptism; but come to reject God’s Word, His Church, His Pastors, His Correction, His Teachings, and / or His Plan; they are producing briers and thorns, and are getting close to losing their anointing! God will REMOVE Their Lampstands (Revelation 2:5)!!! www.onug.us

It is not too late for you and I to marry The KING!!! We MUST Be Wise (Psalm 111:10)!!!

May we all Fear an uncompromising and Holy God’s soon-coming Judgment and Wrath on all sin and evil, may we all learn to Love God enough to Obey Him in all things, so that we may grow in knowledge and wisdom! May we all never forget, that only those who fear God, those who love and obey God enough to keep all His Commandments The Way (John 14:6) Jesus showed us to; it will be ONLY those who learn how to Praise God, The Way Jesus did – and ONLY they will be called to the Marriage Supper of the Lamb – as the Wise Virgins!!! www.onug.us

“As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent! Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in His throne. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches!!!” (Revelation 3:19-22).

Christ is calling us to repent of our ways, open the door, and begin a courtship with Him!!! If we accept His offer of courtship, and become Baptized, and receive His Holy Spirit inside us; then we are “begotten” (soon to be born again at the First Resurrection), or are engaged to Christ as a “Virgin” – soon to become His Bride at the Marriage Supper of The Lamb. Passover is a wedding rehearsal, each year; a practice session – if you will, until the day The Father chooses to send His Son back to marry us (Ephesians 5:22-33)!!! The REAL Reason that Marriage is an institution ORDAINED by God; is to teach us humans that Jesus Christ is coming back to redeem The First Fruits as His Bride! Then she – The Church of God, as His Bride, will Rule with Christ, over the wedding guests – or members of that Kingdom; and also over ALL nations and kindreds, and people, and tongues – both the living, and those who from ALL of history and humanity – now dead – who will come back to life in the Great Second Resurrection (Ezekiel 37:1-14 / Revelation 20:5, 11-15)!!!

Sadly, some who have been given the Spirit of God, will reject a Most Holy, and Loving God’s offer of Eternal Fellowship with Him. God will simply burn them up, and end their torment and their lives – permanently and eternally!

But then our Eternal future will begin, as Spirit beings upon a spirit earth; God The Father will become our New KING (1 Corinthians 15:24-28), and we will dwell will Our Father and His Son – forever and ever (Revelation 21:1-8)!!! May all that hear or read these words today, strive to BECOME THE BRIDE OF CHRIST!!! Amen!

We are honored that you joined us today, in the Study of God’s Word! We hope that you will join us again next week, and that you will continue to share what you have learned here, with others – at home, at work, and in your neighborhood (Matthew 28:18-20 / Mark 16:15-20)! May our Great God, Bless you and keep you, until then – in Jesus’ Name!!!

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