MORNINGTIME 3913by Benjamin Munsell on December 29, 2021
And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with Him an hundred forty and four thousand, having His Father's Name written in their foreheads. And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps: And they sung as it were a new song before the Throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth. 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. And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the Throne of God. Revelation 14:1-5. Concerning the 144,000, what's the problem with being married? These people "were not defiled with women", how is being married a bad thing? Speaking strictly in the context of the 144K, to be married would be a distraction from Following Christ. These folks would settle for nothing less than to be 100% fully focused on Christ AND CHRIST ALONE. (No insult intended here), but to take time to take care of the wife, or wife and family, was not on their radar. It was THEIR choice to not be married and need to divide their time between Christ and family. They are so Sold Out to Christ they wanted NOTHING ELSE to be concerned with. Some people will skip the "Pleasures of marriage and kids" just to spend more time with Christ. The 144K were not deprived of marriage, THEY HAD NO INTEREST IN MARRIAGE, they chose to fill their time in other ways. Good for them, good for you, enjoy your Life and your Salvation, there are different callings for different people. Marriage is one. Not married is another. It takes all kinds to minister Christ to this world. Pray for one another, lift them up to Christ, work the Fields, and, Be Blessed.