John 14:3-4 KJV “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know.”
I am amazed at how many people do not read the Old Testament. It’s a shame really since all the New Testament in really in there as well but you just have to search for it. JESUS on the road after HE has risen open up the Scriptures to the them as HE was walking. HE was showing them how the Old Testament revealed HIM.
One place you will see this is in the 2 Book of Chronicles, chapter 8.
In verse 16 “Now all the work of Solomon was prepared unto the day of the foundation of the house of the LORD, and until it was finished. So the house of the LORD was perfected.”
So Solomon, a type of JESUS, had finished all, the house was ready. Just have a look at this next verse. What does Solomon do? It says this “Then went Solomon to Eziongeber, and to Eloth, at the sea side in the land of Edom.” If you look up these words they have very specific meanings. Eziongeber means “backbone, or a spine, strength of a Tree.” And Eloth means “a binding oath.” They are in the land of Edom, “rednesss, Adam.” You have Peace (Solomon), going to the strength of sin and death, which is the LAW, the curse, that Adam brought into the world by eating from the Tree.
The House was perfect, the curse was destroyed. It says in verse 18 they went to Ophir meaning “reduced to ashes” for GOD is a consuming fire. There were 450 talents of gold brought to Solomon at Ophir.
In the Book of Revelation the wall of the City of GOD was measured thick at 216 feet by the way a man measures, and it says that is the way the angel measured it. Here is the verse. Rev 21:17 “Then he measured its wall. It was two hundred and sixteen feet by the way a man measures. That is the way the angel measured.” GOD does not measure like men. The human number, is 666, Adam’s number. This is man’s character, and that character is part Spirit and flesh. It says that 666 talents of gold were brought to Solomon every year. A talent is the character of a man. The burden of a man that he carries, the weight that he carries (1 Kings 10:14) JESUS destroyed on the CROSS, destroyed that part of us so that through HIM, we could all be new born.
So now there are 450 talents brought to Solomon, not 666. Man is both Spirit and flesh. The 450 was destroyed at Ophir. Do you recall how many prophets of Baal there were? Exactly 450 that were destroyed by Elijah as well. (1 Kings 18:22). So there are 216 talents of gold left according to the way GOD measures.
One other thing. Two hundred and sixteen feet is 144 cubits. 216/450=144/300 as a fraction. The perfect nature in the perfect place. That is GOD in man. That is 300 cubits. That is a perfect sacrifice. That is JESUS. It is also by the way, the length of Noah’s ark!
The volume of the Ark of the Covenant was 75 cubic cubits (5 by 5 by 3), Noah’s Ark was 450,000 (30 by 300 by 50). Now you know how many of those Arks you can put into Noah’s Ark? Exactly 6000! That is almost a million litres. How many drops of blood would be in a million litres you think? According to science, there are about 100,000 drops in 5 litres. That makes about 20, 000, 000, 000 drops. That is a lot of Salvation! More than sufficient! AMEN!
GOD does not make mistakes.
All Glory and Honour is Yours Almighty Father through Your SON, JESUS CHRIST!
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