Heart of the Earth
Is the Heart of the Earth referring to the unsaved Church that is Babylon?
HEART OF THE EARTH: ELECT IN THE GRAVE THAT IS THE CHURCH?
Mt 12:40 For as Jonas (dove) was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
Mt 17:23 And they shall kill him, and the third day he shall be raised again. And they were exceeding sorry.
Joh 2:19 Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.
Joh 2:20 Then said the Jews, Forty and six years was this temple in building, and wilt thou rear it up in three days?
Joh 2:21 But he spake of the temple of his body.
Re 11:7 And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.
Re 11:8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.
Re 11:11 And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them.
Eze 37:10 So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them (dry bones), and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army.
JONAH IN THE BELLY OF THE FISH: BODY OF CHRIST IN THE GRAVE (TRIBULATION)?
Jon 1:17 Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
Isa 27:1 In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, even leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.
Jon 2:2 And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell <07585> cried I, and thou heardest my voice.
Mt 23:27 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness.
Lu 11:44 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them.
Ps 49:15 But God will redeem my soul from the power <03027> of the grave <07585>: for he shall receive me. Selah.
Ps 89:48 What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand <03027> of the grave <07585>? Selah.
Ho 13:14 I will ransom them from the power <03027> of the grave <07585>; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction: repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.
Eze 37:12 Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.
ELECT CALL ON GOD FROM THE GRAVE (TRIBULATION)
Jon 2:3 For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and thy waves passed over me.
Jon 2:4 Then I said, I am cast out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple.
Jon 2:5 The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.
2Sa 22:5 When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid;
Ps 18:4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.
Ps 13:1 How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
De 31:17 Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall befall them; so that they will say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us, because our God is not among us?
Ps 143:7 Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.
Hab 1:2 O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save!
Re 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
Jon 2:9 But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.
Christ being three days and three nights in the heart of earth seems to point to his death and burial as well as His body (Elect) in tribulation. The heart of the earth would be another name for hell, the grave or the pit identified with the locusts that God uses to destroy His own.