El Olawm

Hi M____,
It is always a blessing to hear from you. Thanks for sharing this observation with me.
I knew the meaning of ‘olawm’ carried with it the thought of being hidden or unseen, but I had not carried that thought over to ‘aion’ in the New Testament.
‘Life aionios is the hidden of unseen “kingdom of God [ which] is within us.”

Luk 17:20  And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:
Luk 17:21  Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is [ hidden] within you.
Luk 17:22  And he said unto the disciples, The days will come, when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, and ye shall not see [ it].
Luk 17:23  And they shall say to you, See here; or, see there: go not after them, nor follow them.

“The kingdoms of this world [ aion] are [ not yet] the kingdoms of our Lord and His Christ.” When the day comes that they “have become the kingdoms of our Lord and His Christ,” then it will no longer be a hidden kingdom and then the visible world will be ruled, not from a hidden position within, but with a rod of iron from without. This will, of course simply set the world up for it’s final purging and death’s destruction at the consummation of the aions:

1Co 15:24  Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power.

At that point “all in Adam [ will be] in Christ.”
Every little nugget of Truth makes God’s Word simply more complete, but it is all ‘olawm’ or hidden to the natural man.
Thank you. Your brother in Christ,
Mike

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