THE ELEVENTH HOUR!

Matthew 20:1 says “For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.”
This parable is important to our understanding of the latter years or the end times. Jesus says that there are twelve hours in a day: John 11:9 says “Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world.” The hours represent the heavenly millennial reign of Christ over the earth that began in the first century. The millennium then is symbolic for an extended or long period of time and should not be taken as a literal thousand year rule on the earth. So the eleventh hour represents ministry before the return of Christ which happens after his heavenly millennial reign began. Christ’s return then is post millennial, meaning he comes after the millennium. The eleventh hour church are those that are different because they are the “others” of Matthew 20:6, and also because they’ve been chosen outside of the local “church’s” walls for their answer as to why they haven’t been laboring is revealed in Matthew 20:7 which says “They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive.” They haven’t been hired by man, they were not chosen by men, so JESUS calls them into the vineyard. They are Apostles of the eleventh hour! A remnant that will receive the same reward as those that have been in the vineyard for years! They are those that are walking into other men’s labors. Your tenure as a “Christian” will mean nothing as it relates to  how long you’ve done what you’ve done for the Lord. This is a time where the Lord himself is calling laborers. Are you a laborer?”
-Anthony D. Booker 

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