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Who Are The 144,000 People Who Will Be Redeemed From The Earth?

In the book of Revelation chapter 7:4, the Bible says,

"And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed a hundred and forty and 4,000 of all the tribes of the children of Israel"

However, these 144,000 people are from the tribes of Israel (though the tribes of Dan and Ephraim were not listed). God is reassuring us that He has not forgotten Israel's promises. During times of extreme persecution, Messianic believers from Israel brought the Gospel to the Gentiles, and God will not forget their faithfulness and will bring out a remnant from the house of Israel. Believers from all nations, Jews and Gentiles, make up a huge number. We are told that there are 144,000 Jewish people who have been sealed as members of the Church. This, I assume, means that they have responded to God's call and are now part of God's Elect, the Church, i.e., the called-out ones.

However, their identity was revealed in Revelation 14: 2 which says,

"These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb."

They are spiritual virgins who are not yet defiled and they follow the lamb of God wherever he goes. They are redeemed among men because they are the firstfruits unto God. In their mouth was found no guile for they are without faults before the throne of God.

In conclusion, this sealing of believers by five angels happens at the same time as a great multitude of Gentiles are caught up to the throne of God (Revelation 7:9). We are explicitly told of the actions of five angels. The great multitude is made up of believers of all nations, Jews and Gentiles. Don't allow anyone to feed you with false doctrine. Consult your Bible yourself.

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