Sulam Ya'aqov Messianic Fellowship (The Fellowship Of Jacob's Ladder) LARGE TITLE
Tuesday, 18 December 2018

BIBLE NUMBERS AND THEIR MEANING.

1 – ONE, THE PRIMARY NUMBER FOR GOD.

Exodus 4:4-6. Deut 6:4.

2 – TWO, THE NUMBER OF WITNESSES.

Two great lights at creation. Genesis 1:16.
Two angels at Sodom. Genesis 19:1.
Two Cherubim on the Ark. Exodus 25:22.
Ten Commandments on two tablets. Exodus 32:18.
Two witnesses to establish a truth. Deut 17:6.

3 – THREE, THE NUMBER OF UNITY.

The Trinity – Father, Son, Holy Spirit.
Jonah in the fish’s belly for 3 days. Jonah 1:17.
The offices of Christ – prophet, priest and King.
Three gifts from the wise men.
Salvation – justification, sanctification, glorification.

4 – FOUR, AN EARTH RELATED NUMBER.

Four directions – North, South, East and West.
Four seasons – summer, autumn, winter, spring.
Four horsemen of the Tribulation.

5 – FIVE, THE NUMBER OF GRACE.

Five Levitical offerings. Leviticus chapters 1 to 5.
Five wise virgins. Matthew 25:2.
Five barley loaves to feed 5,000. Matthew 14:17.

6 – SIX, THE NUMBER OF MAN.

Creation in six days. Genesis 1:31.
Six cities of refuge. Numbers 35:6.
Israel marched around Jericho 6 times. Joshua 6:3.
Number of the anti-christ is 666. Revelation 13:18.

7 – SEVEN, THE NUMBER OF DIVINE PERFECTION.

God rested on the 7th day. Genesis 2:2.
His word is purified 7 times. Psalm 12:6.
There are 7 miracles in John’s Gospel.
John wrote to 7 Churches. Rev 1:4.
Seven colours in the rainbow.

8 – EIGHT, THE NEW BEGINNING NUMBER.

Eight people saved from the Flood. Genesis 7:13.
Circumcision done on the 8th day. Genesis 17:12.
Thomas saw Jesus after 8 days. John 20:26.

9 – NINE, THE FULLNESS OF BLESSING NUMBER.

The fruit of the Spirit is ninefold. Galatians 5:22-23.

10 – TEN, THE HUMAN GOVERNMENT NUMBER.

Northern Kingdom of Israel had 10 tribes. 1 Kings.
Ten nations in revived Roman Empire. Rev 17:12.

12 – TWELVE, DIVINE GOVERNMENT NUMBER.

12 Tribes of Israel. Rev chapter 7.
12 Apostles. Matthew chapter 10.
12 Gates in New Jerusalem. Rev chapter 21.

40 – FORTY, THE NUMBER OF TESTING AND TRIAL.

It rained for 40 days and nights in Noah’s Flood.
Moses spent 40 years in the desert. Exodus 3.
Israel spied out the land for 40 days. Numbers 13:25.
Moses spent 40 days on Mount Sinai. Exodus 24:18.
Jesus fasted for 40 days. Matthew 4:2.

50 – FIFTY, ASSOCIATED WITH CELEBRATION.

Fiftieth year was a Jubilee year for Israel. Lev 23:15.
Pentecost occurred 50 days after Christ’s
resurrection. Acts chapter 2.

 

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