Here is my biblical understanding of both what the mystery of God is, and also the timing for this mystery of God to be fulfilled, as mentioned by the Mighty Messenger in Revelation 10:1-7, who is Yeshua, Himself, telling us after He roars like a Lion and seven thunders utter their voices (10:3), exactly when the mystery of God would happen. (“… that there should be delay no longer, but in the days of the sounding of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound, the mystery of God would be completed (or finished), as He declared to His servants the prophets.” (Revelation 10:6,7)
This mystery of God will be finished at the beginning of the last year (the 7th year) in the Last Week of Daniel’s 70 Weeks.
What is this mystery of God? The mystery of God is directly related to two major events which both begin about the same time.
The mystery of God is 1) the Marriage of the Lamb which will take place and have been completed just before the seventh angel sound the seventh trumpet in Heaven. For the Greatest Reward Father God can give to any person is that of becoming a member of the Bride of Messiah Yeshua. All the believers in Heaven will witness this Wedding and the Celebration festival that follows.
And 2) the Wrath of God will then be released onto the earth about the same time, before the Day of the LORD. God releases His Wrath onto the earth in order to save His elect who are still alive on the earth, as Yeshua had told us in Matthew 24:22, “And unless those days were shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the elect’s sake those days will be shortened.” The days of anti Christ’s murdering of believers will be shortened by God.
How do we know these two events happen at the same time? Because God had told us this in Revelation 11. Revelation 11:15, Then the seventh angel sounded! And there were loud voices in Heaven, saying, “The kingdoms of this world have become the Kingdoms of our LORD (Father) and of His Messiah (His Son), and He shall reign forever and ever!” 11:16 And the twenty-four elders who sat before God on their thrones fell on their faces and worshiped God, 11:17 saying, “We give You thanks, O Lord God Almighty, the One who is and who was and who is to come, because You have taken Your great Power and Reigned. 11:18 The nations were angry, and Your Wrath has come, and the time of the dead, that they should be Judged, and that You should reward Your servants the prophets and the saints, and those who fear Your name, small and great, and should destroy those who destroy the earth.”
The Greatest Reward of all is to be Yeshua’s Bride! But there are many other kinds of rewards which will only be given out after Yeshua returns to earth, such as the rewards for the overcomers, the reward for being a friend of God, the reward of sonship with God.
John 14:2 “In My Father’s House are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 14:3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.”
John 17:24 “Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My Glory which You have given Me; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.”
Matthew 25:5 “But while the Bridegroom was delayed, they all slumbered and slept. 25:6 And at Midnight a cry was heard, ‘Behold, the Bridegroom is coming; go out to meet him!’ 25:10 And while they went to buy, the Bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the Wedding; and the door was shut.”
What is the Midnight Hour? This is just before God releases His Wrath onto the earth, before the time when Yeshua returns on the Day of the LORD. (see Revelation 6:17; Revelation 11:18)
In Revelation 10:6, 7, Yeshua, Himself, the Mighty Angel (Messenger) tells us after He Roars like a Lion (10:3), that now there will be delay no longer (10:6) and that when the seventh angel is about to sound the seventh trumpet (10:7), that then the mystery of God would be finished (or completed) which God had told to His servants the prophets.
Part of this mystery of God is what happened when this Mighty Messenger roared like a Lion and 7 thunders uttered their voices? Something major had happened on the earth, that Yochanan was told by Heaven not to write about. What was it? Years ago when I asked the Lord, I was told that the remaining members of Yeshua’s Bride who were still alive on the earth were then taken up into Heaven to complete the Bride, in preparation for the Wedding that was soon about to happen.
The sounding of the seventh trumpet by the seventh angel happens in Revelation 11:15. This is just after the two witnesses have gone up to Heaven. Revelation 11:12
Perhaps these two witnesses may also be the two best men at the Wedding of the Lamb and His wife held in Heaven?
Revelation 19:7 “Let us be glad and rejoice and give Him Glory, for the Marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready.” 19:8 And to her it was granted to be arrayed in fine linen, clean and bright, for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.
The 5th Feast of the LORD is the mystery feast of all 7 Feasts of the LORD of Leviticus 23:24, 25. This 5th Feast is when the Marriage of the Lamb will take place in Heaven. The proofs …
The 4th Feast of Shavuot, used twice in history, first at Mount Sinai, where God entered into a Marriage betrothal with Israel and the nations. Then later in the Upper Room, where God again anointed ‘born again’ Jews, and later Gentiles, bring them into a New Covenant with Israel. This was Yeshua’s Marriage betrothal with Israel and the nations.
John 3:29 “He who has the Bride is the Bridegroom.”
On the 6th Feast of the LORD, Yom Kippur, Yeshua will return to earth with His Bride. Therefore the 5th Feast called Trumpets, the mystery Feast of the Bible has to be Yeshua’s Wedding in Heaven!
Yeshua will return to earth with His Bride on the Feast of Yom Kippur. For the ownership of the earth had just been taken back by the LORD and His Messiah (Revelation 11:16). The earth had been lost when Adam, the son of God fell, in Genesis 3:6, 23, 24. That is why Yeshua had to come to earth as the Son of Man, born through the virgin Miriam, as the perfect sinless Man, in order to reclaim the earth back for God.
After the two witnesses are killed, and resurrected by God from the dead, and then raised to Heaven, then the seventh angel sound the seventh trumpet. Revelation 11:7-12. But just before that happens, the religious Jews in Jerusalem finally give glory to the God of Heaven (Revelation 11:13). My understanding of what that means is that that is when the religious Jews finally say, “Baruch Haba Bashem Adonai Yeshua!” And so then the Lord Yeshua can return to earth. For Yeshua had said, “You shall not see Me again until you say, ‘Blessed is He (Yeshua) who comes in the name of the LORD.’ ” This is found in Matthew 23:39 and Luke 13:35
The two witnesses minister for 3 1/2 years until they finish their assignments from God, and only then are they killed by the beast. Revelation 11:2 says the two witnesses begin their ministry when the Jerusalem Temple is already up and functioning. For the years of world’s greatest Revival beginning from Jerusalem have ended.
Their 3 1/2 years of ministry are not the same as the 3 ½ years of the anti Christ’s reign of terror in the Great Tribulation. The two witnesses begin their ministry before the anti Christ begins his reign. They are later killed by the beast, while the anti Christ is still ruling in power from Jerusalem over the whole earth.
It says in Daniel 9:27, that the anti Christ will begin his reign of terror in the middle of the last Week or the 70th Week of Daniel, and that he rules the earth from Jerusalem for 3 ½ years. See this in Daniel 7:25; Daniel 9:27; Daniel 12:11; and in Revelation 13:5.
The Day of the LORD: Isaiah 34:8, “For it is the Day of the LORD’s Vengeance, the year of recompense for the cause of Zion.” Isaiah 63:4, “For the Day of Vengeance is in My heart, and the year of My redeemed has come.”
When God’s Wrath is released from Heaven, at the same time Yeshua will have begun His Honeymoon with His wife in Heaven. Deuteronomy 24:5 “When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year, and bring happiness to his wife whom he has taken.”
The second proof for this honeymoon is that this will be during the seventh year of that 7th year Shemitah cycle, Israel’s Shemitah year of rest for the land. But instead, that year will be the year when God’s Wrath will be released on earth in order to save God’s elect (Matthew 24:22) before that final day, the Day of the LORD.
In Heaven it is truly a time of rest, with Yeshua and His Bride celebrating their Honeymoon, until Yeshua returns to earth the following year on the Feast of Yom Kippur, where He personally destroys His remaining enemies on earth that last day, the Day of the LORD. Yom Kippur is only the Day of Atonement for those who have accepted Yeshua as their Savior and Messiah and Lord.
For others, the enemies of God, it is the Day of Final Judgment!
When the Lord Yeshua returns from Heaven to earth with His Bride and the rest of His believing armies, what Heaven is really like will then be brought down to earth. Matthew 6:10 “Your Kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in Heaven.”
There is so much more biblical information about this mystery of Yeshua and His Bride that can be taught, such as the important Truth that the Church is Yeshua’s Body, it is not His Bride!
Yeshua’s Bride is God’s first fruits Shavuot two loaf offering of 144,000 believers in each of two different groups, in Revelation 7:1-8 (the Jews) and also in Revelation 14:1-5 (the Gentiles).
Within Yeshua’s Body is found His Mystery Bride!
There are so many more mysteries regarding this Marriage which will be held in Heaven. Also the mysteries of the Marriage Supper of the Lamb, which will be held in Jerusalem on the Feast of Succoth, or Tabernacles, and also about ‘the blessed guests’ who will be called to this Marriage Supper of the Lamb.
Revelation 19:9 Then he said to me, “Write, ‘Blessed are those who are called to the Marriage Supper of the Lamb!’ ” And he said to me, “These are the true sayings of God.”
This Banquet Feast will be the great Celebration which Yeshua and also His wife will hold to launch the 1000 year Millennial Reign of our King and High Priest Yeshua over the whole earth. This Banquet Celebration will also be the time when the rewards will be given out to all the other believers.
Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a Rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
Isaiah 40:10 Behold, the Lord GOD shall come with a strong Hand, and His Arm shall rule for Him; Behold, His Reward is with Him, and His work before Him.
Isaiah 62:11 Indeed the LORD has proclaimed to the end of the world: “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘Surely your Salvation (Yeshua) is coming; Behold, His Reward is with Him, and His work before Him.’ ”
Matthew 16:27 “For the Son of Man will come in the Glory of His Father with His angels, and then He will Reward each according to his works.”
1st Corinthians 2:9 But as it is written, “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him.”
Revelation 2:23 (and Psalm 62:12) “And I will give to each of you according to your works (given to each by the Holy Spirit).”
Revelation 22:12 “And behold, I am coming quickly, and My Reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work.”
Isaiah 65:13, 14 Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, My servants shall eat … Behold, My servants shall drink! Behold, My servants shall Rejoice! Behold, My servants shall sing for Joy of heart!”
Isaiah 25:6 And on this mountain (mount Zion in Jerusalem) the LORD of hosts will make for all people a feast of choice pieces, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of well-refined wines on the lees. 25:7 And He will destroy on this mountain the surface of the covering cast over all people, and the veil that is spread over all nations. 25:8 He will swallow up death forever. And the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from all faces; the rebuke of His people He will take away from all the earth; for the LORD has spoken. 25:9 And it will be said in that day, “Behold, this is our God; we have waited for Him, and He will save us. This is the LORD; we have waited for Him; We will be glad and Rejoice in His Salvation.” 25:10 For on this mountain the hand of the LORD will rest …