Thursday, September 29, 2011

Seeing shadows of the Millennial Reign within God's word?

I have been wondering lately how much of the patterns found in scripture are actually dress rehearsals for the millennial reign or revealing events during the reign of the Messiah from Jerusalem.

We know that His feet shall land on the Mount of Olive and that Jerusalem will be the praise in all of the earth. [Isaiah 62:7]

We know too, that he will teach TORAH, the statutes, commandments and laws or instructions of YEHOVAH
[Micah 4:2] [Isaiah 2:3]

Furthermore, we know that the nations that do not come up to honor the Festival of Tabernacles will endure famine. [Zechariah 14:17]

As I look at the scriptures and see the stories within stories on virtually every page of the Tanakh and as I learn from our Jewish brothers how they see the scriptures and how they were taught the scriptures, I continue to realize how much my Christian heritage simply does not know.

When I saw with in the story of David and Goliath the story of the, "Great Day of the Lord" or how the death, burial and resurrection sequence is repeated over and over and over again in the Tanakh my curiosity is growing. My curiosity is now wondering how much of the stories in the scripture are actually showing us events that will occur in the Millennial time. In other words, how much of what I am reading is actually revealing what life will be like when the Messiah rules over the whole earth from Jerusalem.

[Zechariah 8:23] Thus said the LORD of hosts; In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that God is with you. Killing the Jews is STUPID!

In reading the bible now, I see clearly how the Apostle Paul [more respectfully, Rabbi Shaul] quoted the Tanakh incessantly. He never started theological Christianity but rather returned to the original story, original  instructions that are continuing to lead us to the millennial reign.

The millennial reign also represents a pattern. Moses lead the people out of Egypt and the Messiah will lead us into eternity. For a period of time we will learn His ways. [For a period of time the Israelites and strangers among them were returned to the TORAH or God's instructions on how to live redeemed] The millennial reign represents a time of learning and walking with Messiah himself. Joshua, after forty years lead the children of Israel into a "Promised" land. From Adam to Noah, to Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, Joshua, and Yeshua we keep receiving redemption. For centuries revelation continues to pour out of the lives YEHOVAH is directing to reveal his purposes. The millennial reign is not a conclusion but a pattern of fulfillment.

The beginning of life, the restoration of life and the eternal purposes from the beginning keep repeating. Why should we not think that we are seeing events unfold that will bring further conformation in the Millennial Kingdom. This entire experience from Adam to Messiah and beyond is jaw dropping! Yeshua, in the flesh restored the same TORAH, the same instructions, the same word! He offered to the whole world, salvation. He is doing all of this through the Hebrews.

What kind of love is this that would offer a miracle with every breath, revealed in every second of our experience, our lives draped in redemption?
The world is trying to kill the Jews once again. The apple of HIS eye are being threatened as a result of mindless stupidity and ignorance.

We are promised a new Heaven and a new Earth and peace. The Jews will no longer be chased through the centuries like dogs being led to slaughter and the Christians will recognize the Hebraic intention of Elohim from the time Adam opened his eyes.

[Isaiah 65:17] For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind.

Matthew 24:35-36 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
36 "No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
 No one knows when the Father will make a new Heaven and a new earth! 

As I read the scriptures, I am beginning to think that some of what I am reading will happen in the millennial time...Stories like the relationship between Jonathan and David or Enoch and his departure. What else do these stories reveal? 

This is fun...I did not know how much fun reading God's word is until I began to read it from a Hebraic mind. So much is being revealed it truly takes away my breath!

[I love the integrity of the following article]

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