Summary: It’s my hope and prayer that as we see the meaning of these numbers that it will cause our faith to increase as we realize that no man or any group of men could have possible worked these great truths out, only God could do this.
# 7~ FIVE pt.2 THE MEANING OF BIBLE NUMBERS 11-19-11
Today we’ll continue on with our study of the meaning of Bible numbers, as I told you last time the number five has a two fold meaning , (grace or we could say Gods goodness—and the other meaning is death)
It’s my hope and prayer that as we see the meaning of these numbers that it will cause our faith to increase as we realize that no man or any group of men could have possible worked these great truths out, only God could do this.
We talked about the number five some last time, so we won’t go over altogether what has already been said to do with five. We’re still thinking on five as being the number of grace at this time.
The Psalms contain FIVE Books, each closing with praise to God, the first five books of the Bible is called the Pentateuch.—penta- means five, tateuch- means “books”.=five books=.
Book One of the Psalms is = Psalms 1-41 similar to the first book or section of Genesis Concerning Man.
Book Two of the Psalms is = Psalms 42-72 similar to the second book of the Pentateuch.
The Exodus Book: Concerning National Israel
Book Three of the Psalms is = Psalms 73-89 typical of the third book of the Pentateuch.
The Leviticus Book: Concerning the Sanctuary.
Book Four of the Psalms is =Psalms 90-106 in type as the forth book of the Pentateuch.
The Numbers Book: Concerning Israel and Gentiles.
Book Five of the Psalms is =Psalms 107-150 much as the fifth book of the Pentateuch.
The Deuteronomy Book: Concerning God and His Word
There are FIVE women mentioned in the genealogy of Christ in Matthew 1.
They are Rahab, Ruth, Tamar, Bathsheba, and Mary. All had experienced the grace of God in their lives.
The Apostle John wrote FIVE books that reveal the Grace of God toward the believers.
In addition, they are the Gospel of John, first, 2nd, and 3rd epistles of John and the Revelation.
There are FIVE things a Christian is told to remember. |
1. What you are saved from. (Ephesians 2:11-12 Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands; 12That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
2. Those who suffer. (Hebrews 13:3 Remember them that are in bonds,--)
3. Those who rule over you. (Hebrews 13:7 Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow,-)
4. Truth. (Jude 17-18 But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; 18How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts. –And--
Rev. 3:3 Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent.)
5. When we sin and repent. (Rev. 2:5 Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent,)