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    Who is the Little Flock mentioned at Luke 12:32?
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    17 Jun '09 02:33
    Originally posted by galveston75
    Who is the Little Flock mentioned at Luke 12:32?
    Christ's disciples and followers.
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    17 Jun '09 02:38
    Then who is the Great Crowd mentioned at Rev 7:9?
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    17 Jun '09 02:47
    Originally posted by galveston75
    Then who is the Great Crowd mentioned at Rev 7:9?
    Same question was asked in Verse 13 and answered in subsequent verses. .. Those given salvation.
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    17 Jun '09 03:09
    Originally posted by Rajk999
    Same question was asked in Verse 13 and answered in subsequent verses. .. Those given salvation.
    So what makes them different as Jesus discribes them recieving different rewards?
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    17 Jun '09 03:14
    Originally posted by galveston75
    So what makes them different as Jesus discribes them recieving different rewards?
    I dont understand. Both groups get salvation?
    How did they receive different rewards ?
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    17 Jun '09 03:45
    Originally posted by Rajk999
    I dont understand. Both groups get salvation?
    How did they receive different rewards ?
    Go to John 10:16 to first see that Jesus did describe that he had two different groups of followers.
    The Little Flock according to Luke 12:32 get's the Kingdom as their reward.
    So what would the Great Crowd get? Matt 5:5 gives the hint.
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    17 Jun '09 03:53
    Originally posted by galveston75
    Go to John 10:16 to first see that Jesus did describe that he had two different groups of followers.
    The Little Flock according to Luke 12:32 get's the Kingdom as their reward.
    So what would the Great Crowd get? Matt 5:5 gives the hint.
    Seems straightforward to me.
    All groups get salvation which means being part of the kingdom, which is on the earth.
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    17 Jun '09 04:13
    Originally posted by Rajk999
    Seems straightforward to me.
    All groups get salvation which means being part of the kingdom, which is on the earth.
    Yes the Kingdom will effect both heaven and earth. But again, where will this Little Flock be located and what positions will they be given? And where is this Great Crowd at?
    Jesus spoke of only two different flocks that would follow him for a specific reason and would have his blessings. It would be very important to know which we would fall into.
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    Flock???
    sounds like we are just animals.
    I dont like this kind of terminology, I dont care how much it might be part of scriptures.
    This is a slippery path.
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    17 Jun '09 10:391 edit
    Let me ask you posters something.

    Do you always expect that all questions in the Bible can be answered in very short one or two sentence replies ?
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    Originally posted by galveston75
    Yes the Kingdom will effect both heaven and earth. But again, where will this Little Flock be located and what positions will they be given? And where is this Great Crowd at?
    Jesus spoke of only two different flocks that would follow him for a specific reason and would have his blessings. It would be very important to know which we would fall into.
    I would say that it would be nice to know what 'positions' we would have, but I wont call it very important. I would also be very surprised you have a clear statement in the Bible about positions a group of people would be given. A conclusion on that would be based on guesses and assumptions.

    Are you referring to the 'kings and priests' verse in Rev 5:10? Christ never really spoke of positions in the kingdom. Whenever the topic came up He sidestepped the issue or gave answers they could not understand. This is a clear sign that it should also be a non-issue for us.

    Here are 2 examples:
    Matt 18 :1 At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?
    2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them,
    3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
    4 Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

    Matt 20:20 Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.
    21 And he said unto her, What wilt thou? She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom.
    22 But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.
    23 And he saith unto them, Ye shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my Father.
    24 And when the ten heard it, they were moved with indignation against the two brethren.
    25 But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them.
    26 But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;
    27 And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant:
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    17 Jun '09 13:30
    Originally posted by jaywill
    Let me ask you posters something.

    Do you always expect that all questions in the Bible can be answered in very short one or two sentence replies ?
    Let me ask you something.

    Do you always expect that all questions in the Bible must be answered in very long one or two dissertation replies ?
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    17 Jun '09 13:42
    Originally posted by Rajk999
    Let me ask you something.

    Do you always expect that all questions in the Bible must be answered in very long one or two dissertation replies ?
    With me it often depends on how much I percieve the questioner really cares.

    Some people want to know. But when you expend time and energy you get this kind of flavor:

    "well I don't really want to know that much. I just like whatever opinion I have about it anyway."


    There were a few questions in this thread which were really good. But for me, at least, to cover them adaquately, I'd like to know if the level of interest is sincere or superfiscial.

    Guess it just goes with the Internet.
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