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Hi Bro Rando, I just read Sis T's previous question and answer, about the "I AM". So on behalf of the readers, I have a 2 part question.

In Rev.22:16:

1.) 'WHO', is the "I AM" speaking in that vs?


2.) 'WHAT', is the "I AM" who is speaking in that vs a creature or creator?

Than you.

Matt. 24:14 For a witness to all the nations.

Hello and thank you for your question.  After reviewing the question from Sister T's Forum, her answer was spot on and accurate.

1) “‘I, Jesus , sent my angel to bear witness to you about these things for the congregations. I am the root and the offspring of David and the bright morning star .’”

2) Since angels are stars (Rev 1:20) Jesus is a Creature. "These are the things that the Amen says, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation by God :" (Rev 3:14) Compare with (Proverbs 8:22-24).

The ARTICLE in John 1:1c is withheld changing theos to a feminine rendering meaning (a god) because he was CREATED.  "In the beginning was the Word" (John 1:1a)  Since Morning Stars are first among all creation, Jesus admits "I am ....the bright morning star".   Since all the angels are referred to as 'sons' of God (Job 38:7) this would give added weight to Jesus' witness as the bright morning star in singular revealing him as the only begotten son. (John 3:16)

Other scriptures for comparison to find the hidden treasure.  Notice the parallels of scripture identifying the same person.

"For my mouth softly utters truth, And my lips detest what is wicked." (Proverbs 8:7)
"All the sayings of my mouth are righteous. None of them are twisted or crooked" (Proverbs 8:8)

"I love those loving me, And those seeking me will find me.  Riches and glory are with me, Lasting wealth and righteousness. My fruitage is better than gold, even refined gold, And what I produce is better than the finest silver." (Proverbs 8:17-19)  Compare with (John 17:5 & Rev 18:1).

"I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich , and white garments so that you may become dressed and that the shame of your nakedness may not be exposed, and eyesalve to rub in your eyes so that you may see." (Rev 3:18)

"Jehovah produced me as the beginning of his way, The earliest of his achievements of long ago.  From ancient times I was installed, From the start, from times earlier than the earth.  When there were no deep waters, I was brought forth ," (Proverbs 8:22-24)  Brought Forth means BEGOTTEN.  I WAS, I AM, I HAVE BEEN, OR I EXISTED before Abraham!  These words are ALL INTERCHANGEABLE.

Look at what happens when we place them in scripture in (John 8:58).

-- Jesus said to them: “Most truly I say to you, before Abraham came into existence, I HAVE BEEN.”
-- Jesus said to them: “Most truly I say to you, before Abraham came into existence, I AM.”
-- Jesus said to them: “Most truly I say to you, before Abraham came into existence, I WAS.”
-- Jesus said to them: “Most truly I say to you, before Abraham came into existence, I EXISTED.”
-- Jesus said to them: “Most truly I say to you, before Abraham came into existence, I was BROUGHT FORTH.”
-- Jesus said to them: “Most truly I say to you, before Abraham came into existence, I was BEGOTTEN.”

You can do the same with (Proverbs 8:22-24) I WAS, I AM, I EXISTED, etc. ect....

" For the one finding me will find life, And he receives approval from Jehovah.  But the one who ignores me harms himself, And those who hate me love death.” (Proverbs 8:35-36)

Want more?  How about this?? "True wisdom has built its house; It has carved out its seven pillars ." (Proverbs 9:1)  Some translations use the feminine pronoun SHE or HER instead of IT.
COMPARE: "John to the seven congregations that are in the province of Asia (Rev 1:4)

Still want more??  It has fully prepared its meat;It has mixed its wine; It has also arranged its table.  It has sent out its female servants To call out from the heights above the city:  “Whoever is inexperienced, let him come in here.” She says to the one lacking good sense:" (Proverbs 9:2-4)

"Come, eat my bread And share in drinking the wine that I have mixed." (Proverbs 9:5) " So Jesus said to them: “Most truly I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in yourselves.  Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has everlasting life, and I will resurrect him on the last day;  for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink." (John 6:53-55)

The truth will set you free, when the son of man says you're free, you will really be free!
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Brother Rando  

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Brother Rando is a student of Prophecy and one of Jehovah's Witnesses in good standing with the Faithful and Discreet slave. His interests are directed towards how the time of the end would come about. The earth’s population today is going through a physical, spiritual and emotional tribulation that has been prophesied concerning a time of distress as it enters into a cleansing period of removing wickedness by means of God’s Kingdom. (Daniel 12:1) Brother Rando’s discussions are of keen interest to many who await for God's Kingdom. He asserts that his discussions are just that, and not Prophecies, nor does he make the claim to be inspired. His authority is the Bible. He proclaims the year 2034 to be of very high interest to all. Like a GPS, that gives Insight to location, 2034 allows us to gauge where we are in the stream of time according to God’s Will. His Goal is to educate the public that Jehovah Witnesses accepted the Sacrifice in Christ, whose Blood was shed for many as a ransom and exercise faith in "Jesus Christ" for salvation. (Romans 10:9) Why Study the Bible?


In Brother Rando’s research of the Bible, he found scripture does interpret other scripture. The answer to how long a day was, according to God’s Will was found in Psalms 90:4 and 2 Peter 3:8. This is vital to gaining understanding in how we are to measure time in God’s view. Spiritually and not fleshy or physical. A day in heavens time is a thousand years to us. It’s by this method we can measure time and where we are in the stream of time of the end. In answer Jesus said to them: “Break down this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.” (John 2:19) Was Jesus indicating that he was the Temple of God, God’s Kingdom? And that the temple would in fact be destroyed or broken down? According to God’s Word, the following scripture is the basis for Salvation. “For if you publicly declare that ‘word in your own mouth,’ that Jesus is Lord, and exercise faith in your heart that God raised him up from the dead, you will be saved.” (Romans 10:9) In order for John 2:19 and Romans 10:9 to come in line, did Jesus utter a prophecy about God's Kingdom since he stated, “I will raise it up”? IF the basis for salvation is that Jesus is Lord and that God raised him up. We can conclude that Jesus did not raise himself up, but it was God that raised him from the dead since he was dead and conscious of nothing at all. (Ecc 9:5) Jesus prophesied that HE would raise God's Kingdom. (Rev 5:10) Jesus was speaking prophetically of raising the temple within the third day of a thousand years. Jesus warned Peter not to think the thoughts of man. (Matthew 16:23) Based on 2 Peter 3:8 we are able to determine the time frame to when God’s Kingdom would be raised up by Jesus Christ. Jesus was put to death on Nisan 14, 33CE. The two days would actually represent two thousand years and we come up with the year 2033. Jesus stated,“in three days I will raise it up.” So the third day is upon us in 2034. SEE the unseen things!

“I fully support, acknowledge and cooperate with *The Faithful Steward and Its' Governing Body* of Jehovah’s Witnesses.” I am property of the "Faithful and Discreet Slave" that Jesus, my brother, is appointing over his belongings. This Slave is the Governing Body of Jehovah's Earthly Organization known Worldwide as "Jehovah's Witnesses". When the Mountain-like organizations act against God's chosen people after Babylon has been destroyed, Jehovah will slaughter those who are touching the pupils of his eyes. Even though Babylon the Great is spoken as a woman and she has fallen in (Rev. 14:8), the sacred secret is that she is not a woman at all, but the World of False Religion that will be utterly destroyed by the personal hand of Jesus Christ as (King Abaddon) in the coming Great Tribulation never to be found again! (Matthew 24:14)

Secular Historians point to the Temple in Jerusalem being destroyed in 70 AD by the Romans. But was Jesus Christ speaking in a physical sense since that Temple is non-existent today? Jehovah Witnesses assert that Jesus under inspiration of Holy Spirit was actually prophesying about his spiritual body as the only means to approach his Heavenly Father. (John 14:6) Not the Temple made by hands or his fleshy body as Christendom claims, but his spiritual body, known as the Body of Christ. (1 Cor 12:27) This would actually be the Collective Representative of God’s Kingdom in how we can approach the One True God JEHOVAH. Brother Rando is not the first to come up with this time frame. In the first part of 1914, the Bible Students known as International Bible Students Association discussed the “time of trouble” on the printed page called The Bible Students Monthly. Early in 1914, an issue of The Bible Students Monthly was issued with the large bold heading “END OF WORLD IN 1914? Some have quoted the large headline of this tract as proof that Russell was expecting the “end of the world” in 1914. However, such neglect the subheading under the larger headline, which states: “NOT THE VIEW OF PASTOR RUSSELL NOR OF I.B.S.A.” International Bible Students Association: "Nevertheless, when viewed from God’s standpoint, we are still “shortly after” 1914. Although Russell himself did not think the time of trouble would be this long, he did allow that it could be. It is possible that the time allotted for this period is 120 years (1914+120=2034), but that these days will be “cut short” some time before they are allowed to reach their end. We do not put this forth as a “prophecy”, nor would we feel anything was wrong if 2034 came and went and nothing had happened as far the full binding of Satan and the destruction of his empire is concerned. All things are in God’s hands."

According to the discussion, 1914 represents the year that the earth would enter into a time of distress and that time limit could very well be 120 years. Which again, brings up the year 2034. The year 1914 is derived by a prophecy of the end of the Gentile times. Brother Rando insists that we should not live by a date, but to use this time to get right with God. Jesus continually pointed that the people who were on the earth when he would raise God’s Temple would be like those people in Noah’s time, taking no note. Where do the 120 years come from? If we read Genesis 6:3, most people think of this scripture in the fleshy sense of man’s lifespan. But could there be a spiritual meaning, giving those with Insight a divine warning? The Bible does say, “make secret the words and seal up the book, until the time of [the] end.” (Daniel 12:4) Could it be, this world has entered into it’s Last Days in 1914? (1 Timothy 3:1-5) Yet there is another scripture that helps us measure the time. In Ecclesiastes 6:6 it reads, “Even supposing that he has lived a thousand years twice over and yet he has not seen what is good, is it not to just one place that everyone is going?” The chapter talks about vanity and that if a person actually lived two thousand years without God’s Kingdom we are all heading to the same place. Since death was the punishment, we would need God’s Kingdom to conquer death, the place we all are heading. A thousand years twice over is two thousand years. Simple math again brings us to the time of 2034, when the second thousand years has been brought to it’s finish. Could Christ Millennial reign be from 2034 to 3034? We don’t know. Jesus stated, he would raise God’s Temple in the third day, so we can expect God's Kingdom to be fully operating sometime between the years 2034 and 3034. However, Jesus Christ was risen first thing on the very morning in the third day. Most Bible readers are in agreement that Christ does rule for a thousand years.

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