100. My Vision on Reasons Ezekiel 9 is Not Fulfilled Before Legislation of The National Sunday Law


July 15, 2015


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Early this a.m. the Lord gave me the following vision.


There are professing SDA’s in and out of the church who are teaching that Ezekiel 9 occurs before the National Sunday Law. God’s Word and Ellen White’s writings agree on the knowledge we are given on this vital issue. There can is no room for guess work on such important instruction to God’s people. There is no room for taking evidence that is spurious and not documented as the genuine words of Ellen G. White, especially when that evidence contradicts Bible evidence and other evidence clearly stated by Mrs. White.

 

The following evidence is solid proof that Ezekiel 9 cannot and does not occur before the legislation of the National Sunday Law.

 

1.    The Bible and Ellen White provide a typical and literal fulfillment of Ezekiel 9 historically, as an example of what we are to follow.


2.    Ellen White said that Ezekiel 9 will be literally fulfilled. Any future literal fulfillment must therefore literally follow the pattern of what occurred in the literal type. Like type, like antitype.


3.    In the type, the abomination of desolation occurred in A.D. 66, 3½ years before Ezekiel 9 destruction literally occurred. Ellen White directly parallels the ascendance of the Roman General, Cestius Gallus, upon Jewish soil in A.D. 66, with the apostasy of the legislation of the National Sunday Law. The abomination of desolation as reckoned by the Jews of the time, was the presence of Roman soldiers on Jewish soil so many furlongs from the Temple.


4.    The placing of the abomination of desolation is the sign/signal for the time of the respite or time to flee in order to avoid the literal destruction of Ezekiel 9. If Ezekiel 9 occurred before that sign/signal, there would be no biblical or spirit of prophecy sign/signal as to when to flee. The teaching that Ezekiel 9 occurs before the National Sunday Law, which Ellen White parallels to the ascendance of Cestius’ soldiers on Jewish soil in A.D. 66, and which God’s word equates with the surrounding of Jerusalem by the enemy, is a total fabrication by Satan in order to mislead God’s people as to the definite sign/signal as to when to flee in order to avoid the literal destruction of Ezekiel 9. Matthew 24:15-21 is explicit in its instruction, and Ellen White gives additional parallels to that instruction in Testimonies, Vol. 5, pp. 451 and 464.


5.    Ellen White clearly stated that the National Sunday Law was a test that all God’s people must have before they are sealed--that is all God’s people who are living at that time.


6.    Spurious “reformers” are teaching that Ezekiel 9 cleanses the church. That lie flies in the face of Ezekiel 22:23. Ezekiel 22 describes the typical fulfillment of Ezekiel 9 in detail. Verse 23 says that Jerusalem was NOT CLEANSED NOR RAINED UPON (WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT). The future antitypical fulfillment will not cleanse the church or rain upon it the Holy Spirit. Ezekiel 9 effectively destroys all who are not sealed after the faithful have left. It does not cleanse the church. Eze 22:24   Son of man, say unto her, Thou art the land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.


7.    The time of the National Sunday Law is when the gold will be separated from the dross in the church, to wit: “The time is not far distant when the test will come to EVERY SOUL. The mark of the beast will be urged upon us. Those who have step by step yielded to worldly demands and conformed to worldly customs will not find it a hard matter to yield to the powers that be, rather than subject themselves to derision, insult, threatened imprisonment, and death. The contest is between the commandments of God and the commandments of men. In this time the gold will be separated from the dross in the church. True godliness will be clearly distinguished from the appearance and tinsel of it. Many a star that we have admired for its brilliancy will then go out in darkness. Chaff like a cloud will be borne away on the wind, even from places where we see only floors of rich wheat. All who assume the ornaments of the sanctuary, but are not clothed with Christ’s righteousness, will appear in the shame of their own nakedness.” Testimonies, Vol. 5, p. 81.


8.    It is the TEST of the Mark of the Beast that “cleanses” the true church of true reformers because that TEST gathers the tares into the apostate church for burning and melting--Ezekiel 22:17-31. It is that final TEST that separates the gold from the dross in the church--the wheat from the tares. That is exactly what occurred in the typical literal fulfillment of Ezekiel 9. That is exactly what occurs in the antitypical literal fulfillment of Ezekiel 9.


9.    Where are the tares (dross) gathered? In the type they were gathered into the apostate church. Ezekiel 22:17-31. Notice:


10.     "The Lord has shown me clearly that the image of the beast will be formed before probation closes; for it is to be the great test for the people of God, by which their eternal destiny will be decided...Rev.13:11-17 quoted... This is the test that the people of God must have before they are sealed." 7 B.C. 976. In point number 7 above, we find that this test will come to EVERY SOUL. Those who are teaching that Ezekiel 9 comes before the National Sunday Law, are teaching that this test WILL NOT come upon faithful Adventists because they are sealed before the National Sunday Law. It is true that the 144,000 are sealed so that they cannot be moved before the National Sunday Law, yet that law tests them as well, for it tests EVERY SOUL. However, it is at the time of the National Sunday Law that


11.     “The angel with the writer's ink horn is to place a mark upon the foreheads of all who are separated from sin and sinners, and the destroying angel follows this angel (Letter 12, 1886).” {4BC 1161.5} Clearly, from the above evidence, Testimonies, Vol. 5, p. 80, says that the gold will not be separated from the dross in the church until the time of the National Sunday Law, and it is then that the angel with the writer’s ink horn places a mark upon the foreheads of all who are separated from sin and sinners, AND THE DESTROYING ANGEL OF EZEKIEL 9 FOLLOWS THIS SEPARATION. So it is totally contradictory of Scripture and Ellen White to teach that Ezekiel 9 will be fulfilled before the National Sunday Law when the Mark of the Beast will be urged upon us and this test will come to EVERY SOUL.


12.     According to Testimonies, Vol. 5, p. 80, the separation of the gold from the dross is not complete until the time of the National Sunday Law is urged upon us. I was shown that the angel with the writer’s ink horn could not place a mark upon the foreheads of all who are separated FROM SIN AND SINNERS, BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW, because it is during that time that the gold is separated from the dross in the church? Why do some faithful Adventist reformers separate before that time? For the same reason Jesus gathered out those who would take the gospel to the world, Desire of Ages, p. 232, seven years before the close of Israel’s probation in A.D. 34. His disciples were the bride, Desire of Ages, 179, and the bride cannot be defiled with apostate churches, Revelation 14:1-4. She is ready and taken to Jesus’ house before the final Midnight cry, Christ’s Object Lessons, pp. 405, 406. I was shown that there is no hope for those who knowingly remain in a church that is defiled by apostasy, to be part of the 144,000 bride.


13.     The teaching that Ezekiel 9 occurs before the National Sunday Law is legislated totally ignores God’s admonition in Matthew 14, that the abomination of desolation sign/signal must be in place before we flee, and Ellen White says that sign/signal is the National Sunday Law. The angel of the Lord confirmed to me that Ellen White is correct, and I had no doubts before that confirmation.

 

Mat 24:15  When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) 

Mat 24:16   Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: 

Mat 24:17   Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house: 

Mat 24:18   Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes. 

Mat 24:19   And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days! 

Mat 24:20   But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day: 

Mat 24:21   For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. 


In the name of the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob,


Ronald William Beaulieu

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