Not much glory is there? For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little. Qualities cannot respond to things. In verse we see the list of spirits that shall reside upon the Messiah and when counted, there are seven: 1. Pat, Glad you were nourished and supplied by the post. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord—and he will delight in the fear of the Lord.
Since the message of the book is one of victory over the persecuting forces of Satan, the use of apocalyptical symbolism was a perfect method of smuggling a message of hope to the saints, without antagonizing their foes, and thus perhaps intensifying their agony. God has zero tolerance for sin. They were not sent forth and no greetings were mentioned. These elements are interpreted by the angel as being a reference to the Spirit of God v. You can see that the count here does not get to seven at all.
According to another view, the seven Spirits of God represent the fullness of the Spirit. When we are filled with wisdom, understanding, knowledge, and the fear of God we are not going to lie, steal, behave immorally, murder, or engage in any other unrighteous practice. For a consideration of various other views of the identity of the seven spirits and a scholarly refutation of the same, see Barnes 40-43. In Revelation 21:11 the jasper is said to be as clear as crystal. Revelation 4:5 links the seven spirits of God with seven burning lamps that are before God's throne. In each of these verses, the John explains to his reader what are the seven lams and seven eyes. Once the truth is again established, the final separation of wheat and tares within the church will take place.
John was heavens choice to give us the Revelation of Jesus Christ. A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. Even more, the sevenfold intensified Spirit is needed so that God can gain us to meet His need making us His golden lampstands His shining testimony , His overcoming bride that our Bridegroom can return , to consummate the New Jerusalem for His and our eternal marriage. There are sevenfold divisions of the church seven judgments Rev 1:4. The Apostle Paul relates the power of obedience to true doctrine in Romans 6:16-18. Eileen I am a fairly new member of the body of Christ.
Rom 6:16-18--Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one's slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness? Dead Sea Scrolls predate New Testament, where the term Holy Spirit is used both freely and generously, showing its presumed full acceptance among its audiences. There are seven beatitudes, seven petitions in the Lord's Prayer; 7 parables of the Kingdom in Mt 13:1-58; 7 woes pronounced on the Pharisees Mt. The number seven represents perfection or completeness cf. One view is that the seven spirits are indeed angels of some kind. The Eyes of the Lord The book of Revelation gives a glimpse of the things that will soon come to pass, but the ultimate purpose of this book is to reveal Jesus Christ.
By taking each verse from different books, we can gain better understanding of the consistent theme or message God is conveying. After the resurrection, the Risen Christ spent time with His disciples and instructed them in divine doctrine. God cant show us no signs at all though, as this is written, there shall be no sin given to this generation. The apostles then taught what Jesus had taught them and as a result great power and great grace was upon them all. Still God cant warn us no other way and in old testiment fire is the end. Acts 1:2-3--Until the day in which He was taken up, after He through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen, to whom He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many infallible proofs, being seen by them during forty days and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God. John refers to them as a literal entity, similar to the angels or the cherubim.
Assumptions on Seven Holy Spirits The conventional Christians believe in the uniqueness of one Holy Spirit as God. Then he answered and spoke unto me, saying, This is the word of Jehovah unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit says Jehovah of hosts Zech. Each of us must pray for the Spirit of Power. The idea that God is going to provide for sinners in a hell o f torment is absolutely ridiculous. For certain men have crept in unnoticed, who long ago were marked out for this condemnation, ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny the only Lord God and our Lord Jesus Christ. Evidence that Isaiah is primarily prophesizing concerning Jesus Christ's second coming and afterwards is found after verse 4 of chapter 11. Of course no one can figure out God or his plan.
There are many skeptics, atheists and scholars who have read the Bible, cover to cover, but still do not understand it. Believers need to express God and pour out the life of God by the anointing, with the authority He has given to believers. Greek Testament with English Notes. The early church did not have the problem that we have today with the many different concepts taught within the Body of Christ. And there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.
There are 7 spirits of God Rev 1:4: John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from Him who is, and who was, and who is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne Rev 3:1: And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things says He that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars Rev 4:5: And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God Rev 5:6: And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth Which are these 7 spirits of God? And I answered and spoke to the angel that talked with me, saying, What are these, my lord? Three, the Seven Spirits of God represent the manifestations of the Spirit. But the Bible promises us that if we will delight ourselves in the Lord He shall give us the desires of our heart. What may have at the time seemed like an awful punishment, was the greatest act of love in the history of creation. The first is that the seven spirits of God are symbolic of the Holy Spirit. Even making the stories so abstract we cant figure them out, God knows this. The writer of the book of Hebrews said that Jesus is the express image of God the Father. This does not seem reasonable at all.