CELESTIAL, The last Ship of Salvation for the end time
Celestial is described as the last ship of salvation for the end time era.
It is the last ark of salvation that represents the return of the ark of Noah.
The ship arrives and ports at the earth and its final destination is heaven.
It travels on heavenly nautical miles carrying onward saved ones to the presence of God, into the realms of everlasting life.
It comes to carry the last phase of those saved by grace in Christ who heeded to the pertinent call of salvation and repentance
It is a marvellous ship, the great ship of God that the angels sing about in happiness, for great and majestic are the works of God(HYMN 176 st 1)
The captain of the ship is Jesus Christ and the crew are the heavenly angels
ARRIVAL OF THE SHIP(CCC HYMN 286)
Its arrival came after many other ships have departed and taken their passengers onboard.
But yet as it always is, there is still multitude at the shore(the world) that needs to go home.
Hence the last ship was sent to call the remaining sinners of the end time to everlasting life
For vanity is the world and all that is in it and dwell in it. Vanity is the opposite of eternity.
Vanity is meaningless and eternity is endless
For the world is bent to one side and plunging more in darkness of Satan, to the side of worldliness, rebellion, sin, carnality and wickedness in the sight of God
Hence the last ship calls all sinners to repentance to come on board hastily , for to miss out on the last ship is very dangerous and perilous.
The last ship came to carry also those who worship God to transit the worship in heaven(CCC HYMN 286 st 3)
And they will worship God once again, singing holy, holy to him with the angels in heaven
THE SHIP BECOMES FULL(CCC HYMN 554 v 3)
The ship will soon be full with heaven worthy passengers and saved ones who prepare steadfastly as wise as in the parable of the virgins.
Steadily making it to the ship in the nick of time before the doors are shut and there is no more entry.
The door will be shut against the foolish and unhearing ones who refused to hearken to the call of the ship to salvation when the hour of great tribulation will come.
In the last ship, there will be no entry for principalities like witches, wizards, idolaters, fornicators, adulterers, unbelieving and doubtful minds
To be in doubt is to be without faith (HYMN 527) and doubtful minds cannot reach the throne of God pavilioned with radiance of rainbow which is the destination of the last ship
Doubt is the enemy of faith and a robber of salvation.
To doubt is to be out of the ship.
Many will remain in the state of unbelief just like the days of Noah until the pertinent judgement of God, the heavy flood of his anger falls upon them and no one can save them.
Witches and wizards shall experience shame and great trembling(CCC HYMN 176 st 1) landing on an empty harbor as they won’t be granted entry into the ship.
An empty harbor is no state of refuge. A place devoid of God’s presence, shelter, light and protection which is hell fire
But for those in the ship are in the shelter and refuge of God, God is their light and is with them.
By Brother Tola Adele