Your narration is interesting. However the person that John saw was explicit in the scripture. John told us "And when I saw him...he laid his hands upon me and said am he that is ,was alive and is dead behold am alive for ever more. Now am not quoting verbatim. Who could that be if not the Lord. Also some where in the book of revelation the bible told the Lord Jesus has sent these Revelations.
No it doesn't say that Jesus sent the revelations. It says the book is an unveiling or unfolding of Jesus Christ and that is the core theme behind the entire book I am writing.
John was undoubtedly in contact with the mind of Jesus and the Christ through the Oneness Principle but the one who laid his hand upon his head was not identified as Jesus but "one like the son of Man." As I said "like" comes from the Greek HOMOIOS which means "resembling or corresponding to a thing."
This being symbolized his Master, but at the time the Christ was in a physical body ministering on the earth. Even so, through the oneness principle he was part of the energy that vitalized the vision that John saw.
A similar principle is involved in near death experiences. In them many see the Christ and they are sure they are talking to the real thing. After a fashion they are because of the Oneness Principle, but more precisely they are seeing a projection from their own solar angel to teach them in symbols they can understand.
It is certain that when John was going to worship the angel that showed him these things he told him ,see do it not am one of your brethren the Prophet and of them that keep the sayings of these book, worship God. But note that this was the same person he saw in the beginning of Revelation.
DK identifies this angel as the apostle Paul. I believe this is correct. It is definitely not Jesus because the angel talks of Jesus as being another person that is not himself. He says: "I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy." (Revelation 19:10)
The angel was a brother with a testimony of Jesus, but was not Jesus.
You are, of course, under no obligation to believe anything just because I say it. You must always check with your own soul and use your heart and mind and then go by the highest you know. I will always respect this.
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Jerry Seinfeld (1954 - )
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