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SIH TOTT ICONRev 14:4 KJV – “These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.

The 144,000, symbolic of all who are saved, are described as being “the firstfruits of God and to the Lamb” here in Revelation.  The same title is also given to God’s people in James 1:18…

“Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.”

What is meant by the term “firstfruits”?

The firstfruit was the early portion of a crop that was given back to the Lord as an act of worship and thankfulness for His gracious supply…

Pro 3:9 KJV – “Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of…

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