Who Will Preach The Good News?

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After outlining events that would precede his taking his kingdom power, Jesus said at Matthew 24:14:

And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.

Now here is the one-million-dollar question: What exactly is this gospel message, were is this gospel message written, and who will preach or declare it to the whole world? I will answer these questions below.

Door-To-Door and House-To-House

When I was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, I would engage in what is called the field service arrangement. This is where we would visit the householder at hom or business person at his business or passerbys on the street and strike up a conversation with them in the hope of engaging them in a “Bible” conversation and to place in their hands one or two of the many Watch Tower organization publications such as the Watchtower and Awake! magazines. The goal was also to start “Bible studies” with interested ones.

This activity – according to the Watch Tower) was preaching the Good News (Gospel) of the Kingdom. Is this true? If so, what is the kingdom message?

Answer: There is no kingdom message and no one can tell you what that message is. The act of going door-to-door and house-to-house and placing publications is just that: placing publications. There is no message. Why is that?

Answer: Because God has not given any gospel message to any human to declare; nor will He.

Jesus said at Matthew 24:14 that this most important message has to be given to each and every person on the world. No one person can not hear it. All MUST hear it!

With all of our modern technology and gadgetry, all persons cannot be reached in the world. And, with the world divided as it is today, there would never be any cooperation among the nations and the various religious groups to collaborate on such an effort.

No Human Can Accomplish Such a Task

Imperfect and finite humans would ever be entrusted by God to declare such a perfect message from God. Even now, many religious organizations – especially the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society – think that they are preaching such as message. And, what they are preaching has not made a small dent in the much larger world in which this message is suppose to reach.

Only someone perfect can preach such an all important perfect message from God. Who?

Revelation 14:6 tells us who:

Then I saw another angel flying in midair, and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth—to every nation, tribe, language and people.

The above scripture is very clear and leave no room for doubt as to who will have the gospel and who will declare it: an angel. An angel – one angel – will declare this gospel to every nation, tribe, language and people.

The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society publication Revelation Grand Climax book Chapter 29, page 205, para 17 says:

The congregation of anointed Christians is fulfilling this commission. Revelation here reveals that invisible angels are also involved in this preaching work. How often angelic guidance has been apparent in bringing one of Jehovah’s Witnesses to a home where some distressed soul was yearning, even praying, for spiritual help!

That is not what Revelation 14:6 says. Notice how the statement The congregation of anointed Christians is fulfilling this commission. Revelation 14:6 does not say anointed Christians will be tasked with fulfilling this commission. We are told only an angel will.

Also notice how the Watch Tower says in this publication that Revelation here reveals that invisible angels are also involved in this preaching work. 

Two slight-of-hands here. There is no mention of angels, but only an angel. And, notice how the Watch Tower has usurped and taken upon itself what God has entrusted an angel to do. The Watch Tower makes it seem as if God has commissioned it with this preaching work and the angel or angels are secondary partners with them.

That last statement is shameful. It says: How often angelic guidance has been apparent in bringing one of Jehovah’s Witnesses to a home where some distressed soul was yearning, even praying, for spiritual help!

In my thirty years as a Jehovah’s Witness in the USA, I have never seen this. Yes, I have been to a few doors where a person said they were praying to God and – and for spiritual help (please) –  I and whoever I was working with just happened to show up! This is not evidence of angelic guidance. If that was the case then God the angels are partial as there are entire nations and language groups who are in abject poverty and being ignored. And, I am supposed to believe that an angel directed me to go to some person who is living in relative luxury compared to the millions who are suffering each day in India and Africa who I am not being directed to? I am not buying it. And, it is really a stretch for the Watch Tower organization to say such a thing and it is repeated over and over again in the meetings and publications. Why?

Because there is no Good News message so making such statements make it seem that there is. And, let’s suppose that a Jehovah’s Witness shows up at the door of one praying, what then? Is there an Good News of the Kingdom message being given to the householder or books, magazines and pamphlets?

No Message. So A Lie Is Being Disemminated

Since no one – and I mean no one – can show you or I a Good News of the Kingdom message (and I challenge anyone to produce one from their Bible), what is being declared by the religious organizations today? Man-made doctrine.

It is in vain that they keep worshiping me, because they teach commands of men as doctrines.

When Will The Good News of the Kingdom Be Preached?

It would have to be in a time period where the WHOLE WORLD is in existence. That would have to include ALL persons born since Adam to include Adam.

The only time period this can be in is AFTER Christs 1000 year kingdom will have come and ended. (Revelation 20:7)

Christ promised a condemned man that he would be with him in his paradise. (Luke 23:43). So it will be during Christs 1000 year kingdom over the earth that the great event of the promised resurrection of ALL will occur. (John 5:28-29)

Standing up alive again AFTER Christ kingdom will have ended will be ALL persons who have EVER existed. We are even told that their numbers are so vast that they cannot be counted. Their numbers will be as the sand of the sea. (Rev 20:8)

Yes, Jesus died for ALL persons who would have never known him as they existed before he came.

So, it only in the time period after Christs 1000 year kingdom will have ended that the Good News of the Kingdom message will be declared to the whole world. That whole world will be populated by a much greater number than it is now. That number now can be counted: About 7 Billion people. That of the future cannot be counted.

The Good News of the Kingdom message to be declared by the angel can only be declared to the world that we see Satan misleading at Revelation 20:8. Since the whole world will have been misled, it will take angelic insertion to announce to the whole world that another Kingdom is about to come down and that, “What you are existing in – The Beast – will be destroyed – and God’s Indefinite Kingdom will come and be forever upon the earth.

That future misled whole world (Rev 20:8) will love their existence within the Beast. They will declare:

People worshiped the dragon because he had given authority to the beast, and they also worshiped the beast and asked, “Who is like the beast? Who can wage war against it?

One has to imagine a future world of mankind, throughly misled and loving their peaceful and secure existence within the paradise of the Beast. That future whole world will be so throughly misled, it will think that it is invincible!

Yet, another kingdom MUST come down out of heaven to the earth where the Dragon will have established his throne : God’s Kingdom. (Matthew 6:9-10, Rev 13:2 and Rev 2:13)

The whole world will love and worship the throne of Satan (the beast), that it will not believe that their exists any other kingdom powerful enough to overthrow it. This gives us a glimpse into how seemingly wonderful and incredible Satan’s Throne (the beast) will be. It is going to be something else! It will be a beneficial system of rule over those who support (worship) it. ALL will initially render their support to it.

Yet, the Apostle Paul prohetically uttered ar 1 Thess 5:3:

While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

Rumors and reports of another Kingdom to come will present itself. This report is the declaration of the angel about the Good News of the Kingdom.

This message is what will spark Armageddon. Armageddon is NOT a war of weapons as no weapons will exist in that time period.

Armageddon is not even a war. No where to we read of Armageddon being a war. Armageddon is a place.

That place is Satan’s Throne – The beast. This is the place where the battle is waged. What battle?

The battle over who has the right to the earth!

The primary mission of the released Devil at Revelation 20:7-8 is to mislead the whole world so throughly that it will declare: Who is like the beast? Who can wage war against it?

The declaration of the Good News message will fall on some listening ears. This message will create a division within the Throne of Satan: Loyal supporters and dissidents.

The loyal supporters of the beast will widely and loudly declare: “Who is like the beast? Who can wage war against it?” And on the other hand the dissidents will declare “God’s Kingdom can and will wage war against it?”

So a situation is created where TWO KINGDOMS will be in contention. TWO NATIONS – supporters of the beast and supporters of God Kingdom to come – will go into contention. This is Armageddon.

Jesus said at Matthew 24:7 that a KINGDOM (not kingdoms) will rise against a KINGDOM (not kingdoms).

For nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom.

What is uttered here at Matthew 24:7 is primarily with reference to the Kingdom or Throne of Satan (Rev 2:13) up against God’s Kingdom that will come down and destroy it.

So as I have shown from what is stated at Revelation 14:6, it is an angel – not humans – who will be entrusted in declaring the Good News of the Kingdom message. That message will not be known to any human until it declare to us by that angel. Who is this angel who will do the declaring?

Notice at Matthew 24:14 that the declaration or preaching of the Good News of the Kingdom is done for a witness to all the nations before the end comes (The end of the beast, the last definite kingdom on the earth).

Who is the faithful Witness? Revelation 1:5 answers:

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth.

That angel is Christ himself. He has earned the right and is the only one qualified to provide this witness to the whole world.

One must keep in mind that he will have established a kingdom over the earth. His handiwork will even be seen when Satan established his beast on top of it. Who else but Christ SHOULD provide a witness to the whole world that he had died for AND resurrected AND restored to perfection!

The religious system called by men Christianity will not like this article. In partcular, the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Jehovah’s Witnesses will not like it.

They will have already engaged in a campaign to call this article the work of an apostate.

You should understand that by labeling those who question and challenge Watch Tower teachings as an apostate, is a clever technique to discourage and prevent Jehovah’s Witnesses from paying this any attention.

In fact, if a Jehovah’s Witness is caught reading this article, they will face disfellowshipment.

That action in itself is information and truth supression. Nazi Germany did that! Such an action also shows a fear of discovery.

It’s like this: If what the Watch Tower is teaching is the truth, why prevent others from reading what I write and deciding for themselves if it is truthful or not? (1 John 4:1)

If what the Watch Tower is teaching is the truth, then there is nothing anyone can do about it anyway. (Acts 5:33-40)

If what the Watch Tower is teaching is the truth, then the truth has the strength to confront error if an error has been made.

The Watch Tower suppresses information so that one cannot get to the truth. The 1914 teaching is a major example of information and truth suppression. That is another article.

R. Jerome Harris

A Disciple of Christ in the strictest sense. I belong to no religious organization. I view Christ as my only Head, Master, Teacher, Owner, and Lord. (John 8:31-32, 1Cor 11:3) His God is my God and I champion his teachings above anything issuing out of ANY religious organization.

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