Surely an intelligent God would have a purpose and meaning for making mankind — and He does! He is currently executing it as we speak and you have a part to play in it!
Job 14:14 If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my hard service I will wait, Till my change comes.
Job 14:15 You shall call, and I will answer You; You shall desire the work of Your hands.
Verse by verse commentary
This is one of the most prevalent issues in need of counseling!
God gives us physical symbols to understand the spiritual
To understand this we need to understand the order of end-time events.
Why study this?
All of Bible is profitable (2 Timothy 3:16)
Just because we don’t know what it means now or what it has to do with other parts of the Bible or our life does not mean that we not study it — on the contrary!
Perhaps once we know, then it will fit more clearly with something we now know or with something that we will study in the future.
Luke 5:34 And He said to them, “Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them?
Luke 5:35 But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them; then they will fast in those days.”
He came as the Bridegroom and would leave as that.
This is a mystery – in fact it is a great mystery!
They are Not Done Away With
Matthew 4: After the fast the first thing that Jesus does is go to the synagogue and reads from Old Testament. Then right on the heels of this He gives the sermon on the mount.
A Feast of God
Leviticus 23:2 “Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘The feasts of the LORD, which you shall proclaim to be holy convocations, these are My feasts.