Revelation 7:3-8 describes that God seals and selects 144,000 servants. As with many other Bible prophecies in Revelation, Christians have differing conclusions about the 144,000. These include which people make up the 144,000, when God chooses these people, and whether the number 144,000 is a symbolic or literal number. Generally, preterists, historicists, idealists, and futurists
The 144,000 Will Speak the “Testimony of Jesus” Before we consider the mission of the 144,000, we need to consider how Jesus selects this group. During the Great Tribulation, there will be several surprising and disturbing developments. One of the biggest surprises will be who constitutes the 144,000. Jesus will bypass most pastors, priests, rabbis,
The 144,000 servants and the Numberless Multitude “Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days.” – Joel 2:29 Who Are the 144,000? Ever since John penned the book of Revelation in A.D. 95, Bible students have debated and discussed questions about the 144,000. Who are they?
The 144,000 – Revelation 7:1-8:1 Beginning Point in Time: 1994 (See Appendix A for a discussion on 1994 Ending Point in Time: End of the 1,000 years Summary: This prophecy introduces the selection and empowerment of 144,000 prophets. Jesus will speak to the world through the lips of His servants during the Great Tribulation. Empowered