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Bitte zuerst lesen - Bibel Prophecy Methodology

Grundlegenden Überzeugungen und Methodik hinter Paradox der biblischen Prophetie Theories

Akzeptiert für Glauben: Jesus Christus ist die Wahrheit.

Abschnitt 1: Die Bibel ist die Wahrheit und Heiligen

Facts: Die Bibel spricht von Jesus Christus, dass er die Wahrheit ist. Die Bibel bezieht sich auf Jesus Christus als das Wort, das Wort Fleisch geworden, die Schrift Fleisch geworden (Joh 1:14). Jesus zeigt den heiligen Schriften wahr sind, und akzeptiert sie als solche.

Zugelassen Räumlichkeiten: Die Bibel ist alles wahr, die Bibel ist daher nicht widersprüchlich, und es ist am besten, indem es sich selbst interpretieren verstanden.

Akzeptierte spezifische Prämisse: Die Bibel ist ein heiliges Buch, sind die Schriften Heiligen. Gott ist heilig, der Heilige Geist ist heilig, Jesus heilig ist, ist die Bibel Heilige. "Heilig" bedeutet "Abgehobenheit, Heiligkeit, Heiligkeit, Getrenntsein, Set-Abgehobenheit". In diesem ist die Bibel nicht wie andere Bücher. Abgesehen davon, dass True, ist die Bibel auch Heilige und ist auseinander gesetzt, und anders als andere Bücher.

Die Bibel ist die Heilige - Aspekte der Prämisse:

Gott absichtlich konstruiert die Bibel zu lesen, wie es tut, inspiriert die Menschen, die es geschrieben, um genau schreiben, was sie geschrieben haben.

2 Tim 3,14-17 "Du aber bleibe in dem, was du gelernt hast und dir wurde der versichert, zu wissen, von wem du gelernt hast [sie], und dass von einem Kind hast du die heiligen Schriften, die in der Lage sind bekannt mache dich zur Errettung durch den Glauben an Christum Jesum. Denn alle Schrift, [ist] von Gott gegeben (Gott-gehaucht), und [ist], nütze zur Lehre, zur Überführung, zur Zurechtweisung, zur Unterweisung in der Gerechtigkeit, so wird der Mensch Gottes sei vollkommen, zu allem guten Werk geschickt . "

Die Bibel macht besondere Note, dass Gott absichtlich konstruiert Prophezeiung genau zu lesen, wie es funktioniert, bis auf jedes Wort, um inspirierende Männer sprechen bestimmte Wörter, die dann geschrieben wurden.

2 Petr 1,20-21 vor allem wissen, dass keine Weissagung der Schrift darf eigenmächtig ausgelegt ist. Für die nie eine Weissagung aus alten Zeiten durch den Willen des Menschen hervorgebracht, sondern heilige Männer Gottes redeten [wie sie] zogen durch den Heiligen Geist.

Die Bibel ist die Heilige - Fazit: Obwohl es durch Männer arbeiteten, in den ursprünglichen Schriften niedergeschrieben, die Heilige Schrift kann in der Regel akzeptiert, um die gleiche, als wenn Jesus hatte es durch andere diktiert werden, jedes Wort bewusst gewählt, mit der ganzen Bibel absichtlich so konzipiert, dass, wie es ist auf jedes Wort, vom selben Autor / Produzent / Autor: Gott.

Vorab: Rev 22:18-19 lässt Raum für und historische Beweise für leichte% Varianz zwischen Manuskripten, zeigt, dass das Kopieren Fehler möglich sind und in der Tat eingetreten. Das Original war perfekt, aber Kopien kann es zu leichten Abweichungen vom Original. Die Ursache ist offen gelassen, um die Fehler - es könnte durch zufällige Fehler oder absichtliche Fehler.

Einschränkungen, Counter zu Caveat: Matt 5:18, 24:35, Mark 13:31 die Worte des Gesetzes und der Jesus "in keiner Weise vergehen", "in keiner Weise umkommen". Als solcher, trotz leichten% Varianz in Kopien, erwies sich eine Tatsache, die Beweise, die ursprüngliche kann immer noch bekannt ist, abgeleitet werden / abgeleitet, von innen, und mit dem Hinweis auf die gesamte Gruppe von Kopien, mit leichten% der Varianz.

Relevante Postulate: Gottes-Schalter aus dem Hebräischen ins Griechische Sprache während der laufenden Zeit der Heiden, Nachweis der Zitate in NT, die besser auf die LXX als Hebräisch, von den frühen Christen scheinbare Verwendung von LXX, Erhaltung der LXX von Christen nach Jesus, es eine primäre und die erste Übersetzung aus dem Hebräischen, zeigen, dass die LXX mit gleicher Bedeutung sollte wie jeder jetzt bestehende hebräische Exemplare des hebräischen Originals gewichtet werden, einschließlich im Rahmen des Ableitung / die originalen aus der ganzen Gruppe von Kopien mit leichten% Varianz. In anderen Worten, die LXX ein zweiter Zeuge der Masotoric, mit denen es sollten vernünftige Harmonie.

Die Bibel ist die Heilige - Fazit: Die Bibel ist übernatürlich interaktiv und wurde bewusst so konzipiert, dass interaktive, mit absichtlich konstruiert Mann, in einem absichtlich konstruiert Universum, in ein leistungsfähiges übernatürliche Weise, auch für unsere begrenzten Einsatz in so gemeint.

Hbr 4:12 Denn das Wort Gottes [ist], lebendig und kräftig und schärfer als jedes zweischneidige Schwert, und dringt durch, bis es scheidet Seele und Geist, und der Mark und Bein, und [ist] ein Richter der Gedanken und Gesinnungen des Herzens.

Eph 6:11-12,17 Zieht an die Waffenrüstung Gottes, damit ihr bestehen könnt gegen die listigen Anschläge des Teufels. Denn unser Kampf ist nicht wider Fleisch und Blut, sondern gegen die Fürsten und Gewalten, gegen die Beherrscher dieser finsteren Welt, gegen die geistigen Mächte der Bosheit in hohem [Orte] ... Und nehmt den Helm des Heils und das Schwert des Geistes, die ist das Wort Gottes.

Die Bibel ist die Heilige - Sub-Fazit: Gott hat vorsätzlichen Zwecke, für die Bibel, dass übernatürliche interaktiv sind.

Isa 55:11 So wird mein Wort sein, dass gehet aus meinem Mund: es soll nicht leer zu mir zurückkehren, sondern es wird ausrichten, was mir gefällt, und es wird [in der Sache] gedeihen wozu ich es sende.

Die Bibel ist die Heilige - Sub-Fazit: Gottes bewusst gewählt bestimmte Worte sind wahr, und Gott will uns zu seinem absichtlich gewählt bestimmte Wörter kleben.

Gen 3:1 Und die Schlange war listiger als alle Tiere des Feldes, die Gott der HERR gemacht hatte. Und er sprach zu dem Weibe: Ja, sollte Gott gesagt: Ihr sollt nicht von allen Bäumen des Gartens essen?

Prov 30:5-6 Jedes Wort Gottes [ist] rein: er [ist] ein Schild denen, die ihr Vertrauen in ihn setzen. Add du nichts zu seinen Worten, daß er dich nicht strafe und du als Lügner sein.

Die Bibel ist die Heilige - Unterabschnitt von Aspekten der Premise - Gott als Designer of the Bible

Die Bibel, ein Buch von Gott entworfen, wird nicht wie ein Buch durch den Menschen gestaltet werden.

Isa 55:8,9 Denn meine Gedanken [sind] nicht eure Gedanken, [sind] deine Wege meine Wege, spricht der HERR. Für [as] der Himmel höher ist als die Erde, so sind auch meine Wege höher als eure Wege und meine Gedanken als eure Gedanken.

Die Bibel lehrt, dass Gott ist allwissend, allmächtig, allgegenwärtig, unendlich intelligent, und ewig, geschaffen zu haben die Zeit selbst, er außerhalb der Zeit existiert. Gott kann alle bei der gleichen Zeit zu sehen, die ganze Menschheitsgeschichte zur gleichen Zeit, mit allem, was in ihr geschieht, überall - in eine visuelle Analogie - wie eine Zeitleiste, eine lebendige und pulsierende realen Zeitlinie der gesamten Geschichte der Menschheit und alles, was und alle in ihr, legte vor ihm, sah alles, was sich in ihm, in allen Einzelheiten, begreifen sie alle, alle auf einmal. Jesus Christus selbst ist das "Marker" Anfang und Ende, Schöpfer auch und Sohn Gottes, die Lücke zwischen einem ewigen Gott und uns linear Kreationen in das erstellte Dimension der Zeit gebunden. Während wir Kreationen, mit einem linearen Anfang in der Zeit sind, der ewige Gott, der uns in der Zeit beginnen zu können, wird uns in das Leben in ein ewiges Reich zu bringen, so von nun an teilen wir werden oder an die Ewigkeit mit Ihm, dem ewigen Gott, uns gemacht, und hat die Zeit.

Gen 1:1 Im Anfang schuf Gott Himmel und Erde.

Exd 3:14 Und Gott sprach zu Mose: ICH BIN DER ICH BIN und er sprach: So sollst du sagen zu den Kindern ofIsrael, I AM hat mich zu euch gesandt.

Isa 40:28 Hast du nicht? hast du nicht gehört, [dass] der ewige Gott, der HERR, der Schöpfer der Enden der Erde, schmachtet nicht, weder müde ist? [Gibt es] kein Suchen von seinem Verständnis.

Mic 05.02 Und du, Bethlehem Ephrata, [aber] Bist du etwas unter den Tausenden Juda, [noch] aus dir soll er hervorkommen zu mir [das ist], um Herrscher inIsrael werden, dessen Ausgang her [wurden] von der alte, von Ewigkeit.

Prov 8,22-23 (Heiliger Geist, Geist der Weisheit, Geist Jesu Christi) Der HERR besaß mich im Anfang seiner Wege, vor seinen Werken alt. Ich war eingesetzt von Ewigkeit, von Anfang an, ehe die Erde war.

Dan 4.03 Wie groß [ist], seine Zeichen! und wie mächtig [sind], seine Wunder! sein Reich [ist] ein ewiges Reich, und seine Herrschaft [ist], von Generation zu Generation.

Johannes 1:10 Er war in der Welt, und die Welt ist durch ihn geworden, und die Welt kannte ihn nicht.

Rom 16,25-27 Nun zu ihm, dass der Macht, dich nach meinem Evangelium stärke, und die Predigt von Jesus Christus ist, nach der Offenbarung des Geheimnisses, das geheim gehalten wurde seit Anbeginn der Welt, aber jetzt ist offenbar gemacht und durch die Schriften der Propheten nach dem Befehl des ewigen Gottes, bekannt, alle Nationen für den Gehorsam des Glaubens: Gott nur klug, Ehre durch Jesus Christus für immer [werden]. Amen.

1 Tim 6,14-16 Das du halten [diese] Gebot ohne Flecken, unrebukeable, bis zur Erscheinung unseres Herrn Jesus Christus: Welche in seiner Zeit soll er zeigen, [wer] der Selige und allein Gewaltige, der König der Könige , und Herr aller Herren, der allein Unsterblichkeit hat, wohnt in einem Licht, das da niemand zukommen kann, den kein Mensch gesehen hat noch sehen kann: wem Ehre und Macht ewigen [werden]. Amen.

2 Petr 1:11 Denn so ein Eingang wird euch reichlich dargereicht werden in das ewige Reich unseres Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi.

Mark 12:26-27 Und wie das Berühren des Toten, daß sie auferstehen, habt ihr nicht im Buch des Mose gelesen, wie in den Busch Gott sprach zu ihm und sprach: Ich [bin] der Gott Abrahams und der Gott der Isaaks und der Gott Jakobs? Er ist nicht der Gott der Toten, sondern der Gott der Lebenden: Darum sollt ihr nicht sehr irren.

Luke 20.38 Denn er ist nicht ein Gott der Toten, sondern der Lebenden, denn alle leben zu ihm.

Johannes 3:13 Und niemand in den Himmel hinaufgestiegen außer dem, der vom Himmel herabgekommen ist, [auch] der Sohn des Menschen, der im Himmel ist.

Johannes 6:38 Denn ich kam vom Himmel herab, nicht daß ich meinen eigenen Willen, sondern den Willen dessen, der mich gesandt hat.

John 08.42, 57-58 Jesus sprach zu ihnen: Wenn Gott euer Vater wäre, so würdet ihr mich lieben, denn ich bin ausgegangen und komme von Gott; denn ich bin nicht von mir, aber er hat mich gesandt ... Da sprachen die Juden zu ihm: Du bist noch nicht fünfzig Jahre alt und hast Abraham gesehen? Jesus sprach zu ihnen: Wahrlich, wahrlich, ich sage euch: Ehe Abraham wurde, bin ich.

John 16:27-28 Denn der Vater selbst liebt euch, weil ihr mich geliebt haben, und haben geglaubt, dass ich von Gott ausgegangen bin. Ich kam vom Vater ausgegangen und bin in die Welt gekommen; wiederum verlasse ich die Welt und gehe zum Vater.

I Kor 4,17-18 Für unser Licht Trübsal, die aber für einen Moment, für uns wirkt weitaus mehr als [und] ewiges Gewicht an Herrlichkeit, während wir schauen nicht auf die Dinge, die gesehen werden, aber die Dinge, die nicht zu sehen sind: für die Dinge, die gesehen werden [sind], zeitliche, aber die Dinge, die man nicht sieht [sind] ewig.

Die Bibel lehrt, dass Gott die Welt entwickelt, um in einer solchen Weise, dass wir von ihm lernen, und lernen, die Wahrheit über ihn, durch das, was ist "Self-Evidential".

Beispiel 1: Die Schöpfung ist Proof We Are Created

Rom 1,19-20 Denn was man von Gott erkennen kann, ist ihnen offenbar; denn Gott hat [es] zu ihnen. Für die unsichtbaren Dinge von ihm aus der Erschaffung der Welt deutlich gesehen, durch die Dinge, die gemacht werden verstehen, [auch] seine ewige Kraft und Gottheit, so daß sie keine Entschuldigung haben:

Beispiel 2: Gott schuf uns nach seinem Bilde - haben wir Gedanken und Gefühle, die Fähigkeit, vernünftig mit Logik, um zu sehen, dass es einen Unterschied zwischen einer Wahrheit und Lüge. Er hat uns, wie ihn in dieser Hinsicht, und die Bibel lehrt auch, Gott hat Gedanken, Gefühle und Gründe. Auch Gott ist ein Individuum, wie jeder von uns, und hat eine einzigartige Persönlichkeit oder Stil, wie wir jeden. So können wir besser verstehen, wie Gott ist, durch das, was selbst erwiesenermaßen existiert in unseren eigenen Make-up.

Beispiel 3: Gott schuf uns nach seinem Bilde - wir freuen wie Gott - Gott ist unsichtbar und Geist - aber Jesus hat die Welt - ob männlich oder weiblich, wir möchten Jesus Christus schauen - dies hilft uns, die Wahrheit, dass Jesus Christus Gott ist, der Sohn.

Die Bibel lehrt, dass Gott die Welt entwickelt, um in einer solchen Weise, dass wir von ihm durch das, was beide "Self-Evidential" und auch durch "Symbolismus und symbolische Replacements" zu lernen.

Beispiel 1: Gott absichtlich Beziehungen zwischen den Menschen entwickelt, um uns zu helfen, besser zu verstehen, Beziehung zu ihm. Durch Design, in Familien, machte Gott uns einen Vater zu haben, um uns helfen zu verstehen Beziehung mit ihm als unserem Vater, und uns als Kinder. (Einige Leute argumentieren, Christen erfunden Gott als Vaterfigur, denn wir kennen diese Idee sind - Nein, eigentlich in Wahrheit ist dies anders herum - wir haben es nicht erfunden Gott als Vater, denn das ist das, was wir, sondern Gott verstanden absichtlich erfunden Väter, die uns helfen zu verstehen, um ihn über.)

Beispiel 2: Mit dem Design hat Gott Mann und Frau, die uns helfen zu verstehen wir von Gott mit der gleichen Liebe geliebt werden, wie er Jesus liebt, aber dennoch anders zu sein als Jesus, und meinte, ihm zu folgen. Gott gab uns auch Mütter, die uns helfen zu verstehen gibt es eine sehr weiche liebevolle Pflege intimen Seite zu Ihm, irgendwie kommt an zweiter Stelle, sondern auch Co-gleich, desto mehr Gehorsam und Gerechtigkeit Angst ihn seitlich zu ihm.

Beispiel 3: Mit dem Design hat Gott die Ehe, um uns zu helfen, um Beziehung zu ihm in Jesus Christus als unseren Mann zu verstehen.

Beispiel 4: Mit dem Design hat Gott Geschwister, die uns helfen, Jesus Christus zu erzählen, wie unsere älteren, erstgeborenen Bruder.

Die Bibel lehrt, dass Gott die Welt entwickelt, um in einer solchen Weise, dass wir lernen, Gott zu gefallen, zu lernen, seine Wege zu folgen, gehorchen ihm und zeigen Gehorsam zu Ihm, in der Praxis durch das, was beide "Self-Evidential" und auch durch "Symbolismus und symbolische Replacements". Schließlich ist auch das Bild Gottes, das Bild von Jesus Christus gemacht hat, miteinander sind wir "Symbolic Replacements" für Jesus, und das Niveau der Maßnahme ist in den Gesetzen Gottes bewiesen. Wir sind keine Puppen, und keineswegs von Gott als Puppen zu betrachten, sondern in eine visuelle Analogie, ist Jesus Christus das Original abgebildet Schöpfer, und wir sind von ihm geschaffen und gemacht, ihm ähnlich zu sehen, so wie ein Mensch könnte Puppen , wie Barbie-Puppen, Look, der Mensch.

Beispiel 1: Wir sind keine Götzen, von Menschen, oder was Gott gemacht hat, wie in dem Bild von Jesus machen, wir sind wie "symbolischen Ersatz" unseres Schöpfers, und wenn wir Idole, Bilder Seiner Schöpfung, dann symbolisch, wir sind "symbolisch ersetzen" selbst in die Rolle des Gottes, des Schöpfers - wir machen Götzen symbolisiert wir setzen uns in die einzigartige Rolle Gottes, symbolisiert, dass wir "Gott spielen", im Wesentlichen. (Es ist fraglich, und wahrscheinlich, dass viele Puppen wie Barbie-Puppen, Idole sind.)

Ex 20,4-6 Du sollst dir kein Bildnis machen, noch irgendein Gleichnis [von etwas], dass [ist], oben im Himmel, oder dass [ist] in der Erde unten oder [ist], in dem Wasser unter der Erde: Du sollst nicht nach dir verneige mich vor ihnen nicht dienen; denn ich, der HERR, dein Gott [am] ein eifersüchtiger Gott, der die Missetat der Väter heimsucht an den Kindern bis ins dritte und vierte [Generation] von ihnen, dass Hass mich, und Barmherzigkeit erweist vielen Tausenden, die mich lieben und meine Gebote halten.

Beispiel 2: Wir sind nicht gegenseitig umbringen, wie wir alle in das Bild von Jesus Christus gemacht werden - und wir sind wie "symbolischer Ersatz" von einander und von ihm in diesem.

Gen 09.06 Wer Menschenblut vergießt, des Blut soll auch durch Menschen vergossen werden: denn nach dem Bilde Gottes hat er den Menschen.

Exd 20:13 sollst nicht töten.

Beispiel 3: Wir sind unseren Nächsten wie uns selbst lieben - als ob unser Nachbar war ein "symbolischer Ersatz" darstellt ourself.

Markus 12,30-31 Und du sollst den Herrn, deinen Gott mit deinem ganzen Herzen und mit deiner ganzen Seele und mit all deinen Gedanken und all deiner Kraft: dies [ist] das erste Gebot. Und die zweite [ist] wie [nämlich] das, Du sollst deinen Nächsten lieben wie dich selbst. Es ist kein anderes Gebot größer als diese.

Lev 9:17-18 Du sollst deinen Bruder nicht hassen in deinem Herzen, du wirst in keiner Weise deinen Nächsten zurechtweisen, und nicht leiden Sünde auf ihn. Du sollst dich nicht rächen noch Zorn halten gegen die Kinder deines Volkes, sondern du sollst deinen Nächsten lieben wie dich selbst: I [am] der HERR.

Beispiel 4: Für die Christen sind wir einander lieben, wie Jesus uns geliebt hat. Was die Menschen seinen Brüdern machen, machen wir zu Ihm, als seinen Leib, und als wie "symbolischer Ersatz" für Ihn.

John 15:9-14 Wie der Vater mich geliebt hat, so habe auch ich euch geliebt: Bleibet in meiner Liebe. Wenn ihr meine Gebote haltet, werdet ihr in meiner Liebe bleiben, so wie ich meines Vaters Gebote halte und bleibe in seiner Liebe. Dies habe ich zu euch geredet, damit meine Freude in euch bleibe und [dass] eure Freude vollkommen werde. Dies ist mein Gebot, daß ihr euch untereinander liebt, wie ich euch geliebt habe. Größere Liebe hat niemand als die, dass ein Mann sein Leben hingibt für seine Freunde. Ihr seid meine Freunde, wenn ihr tut, was ich euch gebiete.

1 Joh 4:8-22 Ihr Lieben, lasst uns einander lieben, denn Liebe ist aus Gott, und jeder, der liebt ist aus Gott geboren und erkennt Gott. Wer nicht weiß, liebt nicht Gott, denn Gott ist Liebe. In diesem war die Liebe Gottes zu uns geoffenbart worden, dass Gott sandte seinen eingeborenen Sohn in die Welt, damit wir durch ihn leben sollen. Darin besteht die Liebe, nicht dass wir Gott geliebt haben, sondern daß er uns geliebt hat und gesandt seinen Sohn [zu sein] die Versöhnung für unsre Sünden. Geliebte, wenn Gott uns so geliebt hat, sollen wir uns auch untereinander lieben. Niemand hat Gott je gesehen zu jeder Zeit. Wenn wir einander lieben, bleibt Gott in uns, und seine Liebe ist in uns vollendet. Daran erkennen wir, dass wir in ihm bleiben und er in uns, weil er uns von seinem Geist gegeben hat. Und wir haben gesehen und bezeugen, daß der Vater den Sohn [zu sein] der Retter der Welt gesandt. Wer nun bekennt, daß Jesus der Sohn Gottes, Gott wohnt in ihm, und er in Gott ist. Und wir haben erkannt und geglaubt die Liebe, die Gott zu uns hat. Gott ist Liebe, und wer in der Liebe bleibt in Gott und Gott in ihm. Darin ist die Liebe bei uns vollkommen, daß wir eine Freudigkeit in den Tag des Gerichts haben: denn wie er ist, so sind wir in diesem world.There Furcht ist nicht in der Liebe, sondern die vollkommene Liebe treibt die Furcht aus, denn die Furcht hat Pein. Wer sich aber fürchtet, ist nicht vollendet in der Liebe. Wir lieben ihn, weil er uns zuerst geliebt hat. Wenn jemand sagt: Ich liebe Gott, und hasst seinen Bruder, der ist ein Lügner, denn er, dass seinen Bruder nicht liebt, den er sieht, wie kann er Gott, den er nicht gesehen hat, zu lieben? Und dieses Gebot haben wir von ihm, daß, wer Gott liebt, auch seinen Bruder liebe.

Matt 25:34-40 Dann wird der König sagen zu denen zu seiner Rechten: Kommt her, ihr Gesegneten meines Vaters, ererbt das Reich, das euch von der Grundlegung der Welt vorbereitet: Denn ich war hungrig, und ihr habt mir zu essen : ich war durstig, und ihr gabt mir zu trinken: Ich bin ein Fremder gewesen, und ihr habt mich in: nackt und ihr habt mir Kleidung gegeben: Ich war krank und ihr habt mich besucht; ich war im Gefängnis, und ihr kamt zu mir. Dann werden die Gerechten ihm antworten und sagen: Herr, wann sahen wir dich hungrig und speisten [dir]? Oder durstig und gaben [dich] zu trinken? Wann aber sahen wir dich als Fremdling und nahmen [dich] in? Oder nackt und bekleideten [dir]? Oder wann haben wir dich krank oder im Gefängnis gesehen und sind zu dir gekommen? Und der König wird antworten und zu ihnen sagen: Wahrlich, ich sage euch: Was ihr getan haben [es] zu einem der geringsten dieser meiner Brüder, ihr getan habt [es] zu mir.

Die Bibel ist heilig:

Abgesehen davon, dass True, ist die Bibel auch Heilige und ist auseinander gesetzt, und anders als andere Bücher. Die Heilige Schrift im Allgemeinen akzeptiert, die gleiche, als wenn Jesus hatte es durch andere diktiert werden, jedes Wort bewusst gewählt, mit der ganzen Bibel absichtlich so konzipiert, dass, wie es ist, bis jedes Wort, vom selben Autor / Produzent / Schöpfer: Gott.

Deshalb: Wenn jedes Wort wurde absichtlich von Gott auserwählt, es logisch, dass Sie auch: jede Phrase, jeder Satz, jeder Absatz, jede aktuelle Abschnitt, und die Reihenfolge aller solcher wurde auch absichtlich von Gott auserwählt zu sein, wie es ist. Außerdem können alle Bücher als die gleichen Designer / Produzent / Autor haben, unabhängig von ihrer Reihenfolge, in der Zeit oder der Schriftsteller werden.

Die Bibel, ein Buch von Gott entworfen, wird nicht wie ein Buch durch den Menschen gestaltet werden. Die Bibel lehrt, dass Gott ist allwissend, allmächtig, allgegenwärtig, unendlich intelligent, und ewig, geschaffen zu haben die Zeit selbst, er außerhalb der Zeit existiert. Gott kann alle bei der gleichen Zeit zu sehen, die ganze Menschheitsgeschichte zur gleichen Zeit, mit allem, was in ihr geschieht, überall - in eine visuelle Analogie - wie eine Zeitleiste, eine lebendige und pulsierende realen Zeitlinie der gesamten Geschichte der Menschheit und alles, was und alle in ihr, legte vor ihm, sah alles, was sich in ihm, in allen Einzelheiten, begreifen sie alle, alle auf einmal.

Deshalb: Wenn Gott ist allwissend, allmächtig, allgegenwärtig, unendlich intelligent und ewig sehen alle Zeit auf einmal, und machte die Bibel genau so wie sie ist, dann ist es logisch folgt, dass: Gott es so, dass aus der Bibel haben wir heute lesen würde, wie es funktioniert, foreknowing der Zeit in der wir leben und was es wohl sein würde. Auch Gott ausersehen Seine Kinder, die in diesen Zeiten werden würde leben und was sie gerne werden, und wie sie denken würden. Being unendlich intelligent, foreknowing allem war Gott wählte jedes Wort (etc) in der Bibel zu sein, wie es ist, ab wann es geschrieben wurde, die Wahl mit Vorwissen, wie es wäre heute gelesen, foreknowing uns jetzt.

Gott absichtlich konstruiert die Bibel zu lesen, wie es tut, inspiriert die Menschen, die es geschrieben, um genau schreiben, was sie geschrieben haben. Die Bibel macht besondere Note, dass Gott absichtlich konstruiert Prophezeiung genau zu lesen, wie es funktioniert, bis auf jedes Wort, um inspirierende Männer sprechen bestimmte Wörter, die dann geschrieben wurden.

Deshalb: Ein Gott mit unendlicher Intelligenz und ohne einschränkenden Faktoren, wenn er wollte, könnte kontrolliert und absichtlich konstruiert die Bibel in einer Weise zu, dass eine bestimmte Nachricht der Prophezeiung zu machen, über die noch zu kommen Zukunft hat durch uns (foreknowing, was wir gerne sein) in diesen Zeiten, und zwar in einer Weise könnten wir es mit fairen Bürgschaft, die Kirche als es jetzt ist zu akzeptieren.

Die Bibel ist übernatürlich interaktiv und wurde bewusst so konzipiert, dass interaktive, mit absichtlich konstruiert Mann, in einem absichtlich konstruiert Universum, in ein leistungsfähiges übernatürliche Weise, auch für unsere begrenzten Einsatz in so gemeint. Gott hat vorsätzlichen Zwecke, für die Bibel, dass übernatürliche interaktiv sind.

Deshalb: Gott konnte sichergestellt werden, dass durch die Logik und Argumentation jeder sehen konnte, wird der Ton, dass diejenigen, die die Gabe der Prophetie in dieser Zeit konnte von Gott über die bald zu kommen, Zukunft, und zu verstehen, Offenbarung, die ausschließlich durch die Interaktion mit hören der Bibel und mit Gott unter Berücksichtigung der Kenntnisse und Ressourcen Gott ausersehen würden auf der Hand in dieser Zeit sein.

Gott ist ein Individuum, wie jeder von uns, und hat eine einzigartige Persönlichkeit oder Stil, wie wir jeden. Jesus Christus selbst ist das "Marker" Anfang und Ende, Schöpfer auch und Sohn Gottes, die Lücke zwischen einem ewigen Gott und uns linear Kreationen in das erstellte Dimension der Zeit gebunden. Die Bibel bezieht sich auf Jesus Christus als das Wort, das Wort Fleisch geworden, werden die Schriften Fleisch.

Deshalb: Als Jesus ein Individuum ist, mit einem einzigartigen Stil und Persönlichkeit, und er ist Gott, und Er ist das fleischgewordene Wort, folgt daraus logischerweise, dass Jesus der Bibel ist so - und so wird am besten als Jesus zu beschreibenden Designer / Autor / Produzent der gesamten Bibel. Wenn die gesamte Bibel hat ein Mann dahinter, wer Gott ist, Jesus Christus, dann ist es logisch folgt, dass (wie bei jedem Mann als Autor) die ganze Bibel würde die einzigartige Persönlichkeit, der Schreibstil, von Jesus Christus zu reflektieren.

Die Bibel lehrt, dass Gott die Welt entwickelt, um in einer solchen Weise, dass wir von ihm lernen, und lernen, die Wahrheit über ihn, durch das, was ist "Self-Evidential", und auch durch "Symbolismus und symbolische Replacements", und dass wir lernen, Gott zu gefallen, zu lernen, seine Wege zu folgen, gehorchen ihm und zeigen Gehorsam zu Ihm, in der Praxis durch das, was beide "Self-Evidential" und auch durch "Symbolismus und symbolische Replacements".

Deshalb: Wenn Jesus Christus bewusst gestaltet die ganze Welt in einer Weise, dass wir von ihm durch das, was ist "Self-Evidential" und "Symbolismus und symbolische Replacements" zu lernen, könnte dies Jesu Art zu lehren uns die Dinge in Betracht gezogen werden. Wenn dieser Jesus Christus ist der Weg, Dinge zu tun, dann als Jesus Christus entwarf auch die ganze Bibel wie es ist, dann ist es logisch, dass auch die Bibel wären dazu bestimmt, uns zu lehren, nach der Methode von dem, was "Self-Evidential" und mit " Symbolismus und symbolische Replacements ".

Gottes bewusst gewählt spezifischen Worte sind wahr, und Gott will uns zu seinem absichtlich gewählt bestimmte Wörter kleben.

Deshalb: Wir müssen weder hinzufügen noch wegnehmen. Wir müssen weder add mehr Sinn als die Worte ehrlich zu reflektieren, noch ignorieren bedeutet, dass es ist, dass die Worte ehrlich reflektieren. "Sollte Gott gesagt haben?" Ist der älteste Trick der Versuchung, was zu sin, in der Bibel. Wir müssen darauf vertrauen, dass unsere unendlich intelligent, allmächtig, allwissend, foreknowing, ewig liebenden Gott und Erlöser, genau das, was er meinte, sagte, und meinte genau das, was er für einen Zweck, sagte - für diese Generation in diesen Zeiten, sogar einen Zweck er für Sie oder mich war insbesondere, die zu ihm aus, bevor er die Welt geschaffen wurden vorausgesehen -, dass er in Gedanken Tausende von Jahren alt, als er gerade, wie Moses zu begeistern wählte, oder Hesekiel, etc. zu schreiben - foreknowing, was in Ihrer oder meiner Hand resultieren heute - und mit unendlicher Intelligenz genau zu interagieren, wie es damals brauchte, um für uns führen, um die Wahrheit der Bibel in unsere Hände haben heute entschieden.

Die Bibel ist die Wahrheit und den Heiligen.

Abschnitt 2: The Holy Bible auf Prophecy and Wisdom

Hypothese: "Wisdom" wird benötigt, um Prophezeiung zu verstehen.

Die Bibel verbindet die Konzepte der Prophezeiung, Rätseln und Weisheit. Gott sagte war, dass, was er zu den Propheten sprach Rätsel, und das gleiche Wort wird verwendet, um ein gemeinsames Rätsel zu beschreiben.

Num 12,6-8 Und er sprach: Höret meine Worte: Wenn es ein Prophet unter euch sein, [I] der HERR wird mich ihm in einer Vision bekannt ist, [und] wird zu ihm reden in einem Traum. Mein Knecht Mose [ist] nicht so, wer [ist], treu in meinem ganzen Hause. Mit ihm rede ich von Angesicht zu Angesicht, eindeutig und nicht in Rätseln, er sieht die Form des HERRN. Warum habt ihr euch nicht davor zurück, gegen meinen Knecht Mose zu reden?

JDG 14:12-14 Und Simson sprach zu ihnen: Ich will jetzt streckte ein Rätsel euch: wenn ihr könnt sicher erklären sie mir in den sieben Tagen des Festes, und finden Sie [it] aus, dann will ich euch dreißig und dreißig Änderung von Kleidungsstücken: Wenn ihr aber nicht erklären kann [es] mir, dann werdet ihr mir dreißig Bogen und dreißig Änderung von Kleidungsstücken. Und sie sagten zu ihm: Gib dein Rätsel auf, damit wir es hören. Und er sprach zu ihnen: "Out of the eater kam hervor Fleisch, und aus dem Starken kam Süßigkeit." Und sie konnten nicht in drei Tagen das Rätsel erklären.

An einer Stelle gibt Gott eine Prophezeiung angegeben werden, um ein Rätsel, Eze 17, dasselbe Wort wie oben. Was ist sehr wichtig, über diese Passage beachten ist, dass die angegebene "Rätsel" Prophetie ebenso vage, unklar und Rätsel-klingende, voller Symbolik, wie der Rest der Prophezeiung in der Bibel ist. Das so gut wie alle der Prophezeiung ein Rätsel-Ton, um es voller vager Symbolik hat, ist schwer zu leugnen. Auch Passagen, die Interpretationen enthalten immer noch viel übrig, die nur vage beschrieben wird.

Eze 17:1-5 Und das Wort des HERRN kam zu mir und sprach: Du Menschenkind, streckte ein Rätsel, und sprechen ein Gleichnis zu dem Hause Israel und sprich: So spricht Gott der HERR: "Ein großer Adler mit großen Flügeln, kam longwinged, voller Federn, die Taucher Farben hatte, zum Libanon und nahm den höchsten Zweig der Zeder, er abgeschnitten von der Spitze seiner jungen Zweige und trug ihn in ein Land der Traffick; er setzte es in eine Stadt der Kaufleute. Er nahm auch der Samen des Landes und pflanzte ihn in ein fruchtbares Feld, legte er [it] von großen Wassern, [und] stellen Sie [als] eine Weide ... ".

Die Weisen waren diejenigen, die vermutlich in der Lage sein Rätsel zu erklären, wie Salomo berühmt für seine Weisheit mit Rätseln von der Königin von Saba getestet wurde waren.

2Ch 9:1-2,6 Und als die Königin von Saba den Ruf Salomos hörte, kam sie, um Salomo mit Rätseln zu Jerusalem beweisen, mit einem sehr großen Unternehmen, und Kamele, die nackten Gewürzen und Gold in Hülle und Fülle, und wertvolle Steine: und wenn sie zu Salomo kam, kommunizierten sie mit ihm alles, was in ihrem Herzen war. Und Salomo sagte ihr, all ihre Fragen, und es gab nichts, versteckte sich vor Salomo, die er erzählte ihr nicht ... (Sie sagte) Howbeit ich nicht glaubte ihren Worten, bis ich gekommen bin, und meine Augen waren [es] zu sehen: und siehe, die die Hälfte der Größe deiner Weisheit war nicht zu mir sagte: [für] du übertriffst den Ruhm, die ich gehört habe.

Es ist klar, dass die Bibel weist darauf hin, dass für Rätsel zu verstehen, muss eine Person zur "Weisheit" haben, und es ist die "weise", die die Auslegung oder eine Lösung zu Rätsel zu verstehen. Als Gott erklärt, dass die Prophetie Rätsel ist, ist es sinnvoll, Prophezeiungen you need "Weisheit" zu verstehen.

Prov 1:5-6 Ein weiser [der Mensch] hören, und erhöht das Lernen, und ein verständiger Mann wird erreichen zu weisen Ratschläge: Um ein Sprichwort zu verstehen, und die Interpretation, die Worte der Weisen und ihre Rätsel.

Ecc 08.01 Wer [ist], als die Weisen [der Mensch]? und wer kennt die Interpretation (Lösung) von einer Sache? Die Weisheit des Menschen macht sein Gesicht zu leuchten, und die Kühnheit seines Gesichtes werden verwandelt werden.

Die Bibel erwähnt, dass Gott Geheimnisse und verbirgt die Dinge haben, und diese Geheimnisse manchmal kann gesucht werden, oder er wählt, um sie zu offenbaren, pro Sein Timing und an wen er will.

in a pavilion from the strife of tongues. Psa 31:19-20 [OH], wie groß [ist], deine Güte, die du für sie, die dich fürchten, [die] du hast für sie gewirkt, dass das Vertrauen in dich vor den Söhnen der Menschen sollst du sie zu verstecken! in das Geheimnis deiner Gegenwart aus dem Hochmut des Menschen: Du sollst halten sie heimlich in einer Hütte vor dem Gezänk der Zungen.

Pro 25: 2 [Es ist] die Herrlichkeit Gottes, eine Sache zu verbergen; aber der Könige Ehre [ist] zu suchen, eine Sache.

Luk 10.21 In dieser Stunde frohlockte Jesus im Geist und sprach: Ich preise dich, Vater, Herr des Himmels und der Erde, daß du solches verborgen hast den Weisen und Klugen, und hast den Unmündigen offenbart: auch so, Vater, denn so war es wohlgefällig vor dir.

Col 01.25 Wovon ich bin ein Diener gemacht, nach der Fügung Gottes, die mir für euch gegeben wird, um das Wort Gottes zu erfüllen; [Auch] das Geheimnis, das von Alter und von Generationen hat versteckte, aber jetzt ist manifestiert seinen Heiligen:

Eph 3:9 und damit alle [Menschen] zu sehen, was [ist], die Gemeinschaft des Geheimnisses, das aus dem Anfang der Welt in Gott, der alle Dinge durch Jesus Christus geschaffen worden hath versteckt:

Deu 29:29 The secret [things belong] unto the LORD our God : but those [things which are] revealed [belong] unto us and to our children for ever, that [we] may do all the words of this law.

Psa 25:14 The secret of the LORD [is] with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

Jdg 13:18 And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it [is] secret ?

Rom 16:25-27 Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began, But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith: To God only wise, [be] glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.

The Bible also ties together “secrets” with “wisdom” and prophecy (and faith).

Job 15:8 Hast thou heard the secret (5475) of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

1 Cor 13:2 And though I have [the gift of] prophecy , and understand all   mysteries (secrets) , and all knowledge; and though I have all faith , so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

Amos 3:7 Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth His secret (5475) unto his servants the prophets .

Tying this all together, the Bible indicates that the prophecies we have which God gave through the prophets, as we have them in the Bible, are riddles, or like riddles, and that these are also called secrets. In order to understand prophecies, riddles or secrets, a person needs something called “wisdom”. And the gift of prophecy relates to understanding these secrets, or riddles. Besides mentioning “wisdom” as important, the Bible also indicates that the “secret of the Lord” is with the “righteous” who “fear Him”.

Psa 25:14 The secret (5475) of the LORD [is] with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

Pro 3:32 For the froward [is] abomination to the LORD: but His secret (5475) [is] with the righteous.

This correlation between wisdom, prophecy, riddles, interpretation of riddles, secrets and prophets is seen in the Old and New Testaments, and it serves as a foundation to understand that for certain prophecies, the prophecy itself in the Bible specifies we will need whatever it is that is called “wisdom” in order to understand the riddle of the prophecy. These verses serve as evidence of validity of the hypothesis.

Rev 13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number [is] Six hundred threescore [and] six.

Rev 17:9 And here [is] the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth…

Dan 12:10 Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.

Validation of the Hypothesis: “Wisdom” is needed to understand (esp. certain) prophesies.

Section 3: The Holy Bible on Wisdom

What is “wisdom” per the Bible, and how does one get “wisdom” per the Bible?

The Holy Bible teaches we can ask in faith, nothing wavering, and God will give us wisdom. Therefore faith, trusting God, is a key ingredient of receiving wisdom, and it is God who gives wisdom.

James 1:5-7 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.

The Holy Bible teaches repeatedly that fear of the Lord is the “beginning of wisdom”. As this is the “beginning” of wisdom, this may relate to how we start to receive it from God. Also “knowledge of the Holy” and “departing from evil” seem to be related to this.

Prov 1:7 The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of knowledge: [but] fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Pro 9:10 The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy [is] understanding.

Job 28:28 And unto man He said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that [is]wisdom; and to depart from evil [is] understanding.

Psalm 111:10 The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do [his commandments]: his praise endureth for ever.

The Holy Bible gives much information on wisdom and how to get it, so including key passages, I am going to underline what seem to be key points:

Pro 1:2-7 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. A wise [man] will hear , and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of knowledge : [but] fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Prov 2:1-6 My son, if thou wilt receive my words , and hide my commandments with thee; So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, [and] apply thine heart to understanding; Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, [and] liftest up thy voice for understanding; If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as [for] hid treasures ; Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God. For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding.

Prov 4:1-7 Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law . For I was my father's son, tender and only [beloved] in the sight of my mother. He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words : keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom, get understanding: forget [it] not; neither decline from the words of my mouth . Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee. Wisdom [is] the principal thing; [therefore] get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Prov 8:5-14 O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. Hear ; for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my lips [shall be] right things. For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips. All the words of my mouth [are] in righteousness; [there is] nothing froward or perverse in them. They [are] all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge. Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold. For wisdom [is] better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it. I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions. The fear of the LORD [is] to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth , do I hate. Counsel [is] mine, and sound wisdom: I [am] understanding; I have strength.

2 Tim 3:14-17 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned [them]; And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

Pro 14:6,8 A scorner seeketh wisdom, and [findeth it] not: but knowledge [is] easy unto him that understandeth. The wisdom of the prudent [is] to understand His way : but the folly of fools [is] deceit.

Job 26:3 How hast thou counselled [him that hath] no wisdom ? and [how] hast thou plentifully declared the thing as it is ?

Pro 17:24 Wisdom [is] before him that hath understanding ; but the eyes of a fool [are] in the ends of the earth.

Psa 19:7 The law of the LORD [is] perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD [is] sure, making wise the simple.

Pro 22:17 Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.

Prov 30:2-6 Sicherlich I [am] brutaler als [alle] Menschen, und nicht das Verständnis eines Mannes. I neither learned wisdom , nor have the knowledge of the holy . Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what [is] his name , and what [is] his son's name, if thou canst tell ? Every word of God [is] pure : he [is] a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add thou not unto his words , lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.

Let's look at just the highlighted points on what “wisdom” is and how to get it:

perceive the words , hear , The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of knowledge , receive my words , incline thine ear , searchest for her as [for] hid treasures , find the knowledge of God. For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding, I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law , retain my words , forget [it] not; neither decline from the words of my mouth , Wisdom [is] the principal thing, for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my lips [shall be] right things. For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips. All the words of my mouth [are] in righteousness; [there is] nothing froward or perverse in them. They [are] all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge, The fear of the LORD [is] to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth , do I hate. Counsel [is] mine, and sound wisdom: I [am] understanding; I have strength, And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus, knowledge [is] easy unto him that understandeth, understand His way , wisdom , declared the thing as it is , Wisdom [is] before him that hath understanding , The law of the LORD [is] perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD [is] sure, making wise the simple, Bow down thine ear, and hear the words , wisdom , knowledge of the holy , his name , Every word of God [is] pure : he [is] a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add thou not unto his words , lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.

The general impression is that to get “wisdom” we must neither add to nor take away from God's words, in fear of God, and that adding or taking away is evil, proud, and arrogant. If we add to them then we will be found to be liars. The Holy scriptures are God's words, which are all perfect, and right, and truth, and able to make us wise through faith in Jesus Christ. He gives good doctrine, counsel, and wisdom. Also, a search as for hidden treasures is recommended to get wisdom, yet at the same time, God's words are described to be plain, that getting knowledge is easy, and that God has declared the thing as it is. Repeatedly the instruction is to hear the words, bow the ear to them, to perceive them. Knowledge of the Holy, and understanding His way are mentioned as part of this. The main point seems to be that God gives wisdom with His perfect words, as found in the Holy Bible.

This is contrasted in Jer 8, showing that those who reject His Word do not have wisdom. This may also be echoed in Psalms, that going against the Lord, or His Word, there is no wisdom.

Jer 8:8-9 How do ye say, We [are] wise, and the law of the LORD [is] with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he [it]; the pen of the scribes [is] in vain. The wise [men] are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom [is] in them?

Pro 21:30 [There is] no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Hypothesis: Whatever “wisdom” is, it is to be found in the Holy Bible, that one must search for it like hidden treasure, in faith. But that it is plain and easy, hearing God's perfect words, not adding to them or rejecting them, but hearing and perceiving them exactly as they are. He gives good doctrine, all His words are truth. And understanding of His way and knowledge of the Holy is also involved.

Biblical Principles of Getting Wisdom in This Age (Case Example of Hypothesis)

For us Christians, the Holy Bible teaches that in this age (of the Church/Gentiles) to become wise (per God, biblical wisdom), we must become fools (per the world, worldly wisdom). Alternately, worldly wisdom is foolishness.

1 Cor 3:18-23 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness. And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain. Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours; Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours; And ye are Christ's; and Christ [is] God's.

Young Earth Creationism seems to be a perfect example. The world considers it utter foolishness for people to open up a Bible and read what it plainly says and believe it – that God created the Universe in 6 days, about 6000 years ago. Yet, there is more scientific evidence for this, a young earth, the Flood, than for evolution. There is all sorts of scientific research by Christians who are scientists (see creation.com) which answer every science question anyone seems to have thought of, even on cosmology, with scientific and reasonable answers that show science allows for Young Earth Creationism to be true, even how it is that 6 days and 6000 years could pass here, while we seem to see longer time periods in space. And as a whole it actually makes more sense with the real scientific process, and the evidence that is observed (like the fossil record), than do the secular alternatives.

Evolutionists reject God's Word, and what is “Self-Evidential” about Creation, that we were created, that the Earth shows evidence of a Flood, etc. and as a result people have become vain in imaginations, believing things they or others have made up, not truth given in the Bible, and while evolutionists profess to be wise, in truth they are fools.

Rom 1:18-22 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed [it] unto them. For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made , [even] his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: Because that, when they knew God, they glorified [him] not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.

In fact, a child can sit and read the creation account in Genesis as plain and easy to understand, and in this have more wisdom than the most educated evolutionist. The Bible teaches that age and greatness do not mean that one has wisdom. Jesus praised God for hiding things from the wise (worldly wisdom) and revealing the truth to those who were just “babes”. This is indicative that receiving Biblical wisdom may relate to being childlike.

Job 32:9 Great men are not [always] wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.

Luke 10:21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes : even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

Matt 18:3-4 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children , ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child , the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 18:16-17 But Jesus called them [unto him], and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdomof God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdomof God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein.

Being childlike may seem foolish to the world, and an adult reading and believing the Bible surely does seem foolish to the world. Yet a child who believes what he reads about creation is wiser in true wisdom, than an adult evolutionist thought wise in worldly wisdom. And also, an adult Christian who believes what he reads is wiser in true wisdom, than one who does not. Wisdom does seem to be in plain sight in this regard. It may seem foolish of God to have hid the truth giving wisdom in plain sight, but the foolishness of God is in fact wiser than man, who in all worldly wisdom cannot figure out what is already openly told and in plain sight.

1 Cor 1… For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. Where [is] the wise? where [is] the scribe? where [is] the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men. But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, [yea], and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence. But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption: That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.

The Bible also makes clear that it is the Holy Spirit in us that teaches us and reveals things to us, and gives us wisdom, and these things are contrary to worldly wisdom which regards them as foolishness. The Holy Spirit teaches us by comparing spiritual things with spiritual – we have the mind of Christ, and so can understand His thoughts. This may be relevant in the Holy Spirit interacting with the Holy Bible, comparing Spiritual with Spiritual, to give true wisdom, especially seeing the Holy Bible as being designed by Jesus Christ, and Him being the Word made flesh.

1 Cor 2:6-16 Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought: But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, [even] the hidden [wisdom], which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known [it], they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. But God hath revealed [them] unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God . Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know [them], because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man . For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Conclusion – Validity of Hypothesis: Whatever “wisdom” is, it is to be found in the Holy Bible, that one must search for it like hidden treasure, in faith. But that it is plain and easy, hearing God's perfect words, not adding to them or rejecting them, but hearing and perceiving them exactly as they are. He gives good doctrine, all His words are truth. And understanding of His way, and knowledge of the Holy, is also involved.

So where do we go from here in the search for getting “wisdom”? We are told to search for it as for hidden treasure, it is to be found in God's Word, in His words, but is it everywhere or is it in a particular location? Usually hidden treasure has a specific location, and there is a map or instructions on where to go to find it. Just as a hunch, the phrase “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom” or other mention of “beginning” in relation to wisdom, is used very often (Ps 111:10, Prov 1:7,4:7,8:22,9:10). In 4 instances, this is the same word as in Gen 1:1 “In the beginning”, and so this might be a hint to head to Genesis. It also is interesting that a couple other verses use the same words for “beginning”:

Isa 46:10 Declaring the end from the beginning , and from ancient times [the things] that are not [yet] done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

God says He declares the end from the beginning – the beginning of the Bible is Genesis and the end is Revelation – so perhaps the “wisdom” needed to understand Revelation might be found in Genesis.

Ecc 10:13 The beginning of the words of his mouth [is] foolishness: and the end of his talk [is] mischievous madness.

We've already established that to the world, Genesis seems to be foolishness, and also to the world, “mischievous madness” might be a fitting description of how they see Revelation. So this verse may be some written confirmation in the Holy Bible of God foreknowing the order the books would be in one day, also again hinting there may be some tie between Genesis and Revelation.

Section 4: God's Writing Style – “His Way”

I would like you to see this. Please go get and open up a hardcopy Bible to Genesis 1, to use to follow along with, as I believe it works better to process this information with it all laid out visually.

In Genesis the Lord seems to first lay out information in chronological order. So the baseline or precedent is for God to write in chronological order. That is, until we get to Gen 2, which seems to recount events that were already described in Gen 1.

Some people have a hard time reconciling Gen 1 and Gen 2, which seem to give account of the creation of mankind twice. Adam and Eve were the first man and woman, and so Gen 1 and Gen 2 must be speaking of the same event, the creation of mankind. Logically, for the Bible to not contradict itself, the creation account of mankind in Gen 2 must reconcile with the one in Gen 1.

But they are easily reconciled. Look at the section of Gen 1:1 through 2:4. This is all one section, which gives account of the creation week, and ends in 2:4 by summarizing the prior, saying:

These [are] the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens.

Gen 2:5 begins the next section, verse 5 including that “there was no man to cultivate the ground” . This is a marker, showing that verse 5 has gone backwards in time, to before man was made. Gen 2:5 through Gen 2:25, the end of the chapter, give account of the creation of mankind. So we can know that Gen 2:5-25 is a more detailed account of the events that already were mentioned on day 6 in Genesis chapter 1. Genesis 1:26 is before God has made mankind, 1:27 is the verse where God makes mankind, and this is followed by God blessing them, in which God is speaking to both of them, together.

Gen 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

Gen 1:27 So God created man in his [own] image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

Gen 1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them , Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth….

Gen 1:29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which [is] upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which [is] the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

Gen 1:30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein [there is] life, [I have given] every green herb for meat: and it was so.

Gen 1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, [it was] very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

At the end of Gen 2:25 Adam and Eve have just been brought together, but God has not said anything to both of them together. Gen 2:5-25 begins before the creation of Adam, and ends with Adam and Eve just having been brought together, with no mention of God talking to both of them, and Gen 1:28 includes God speaking to both of them together. So it seems to make the most sense, in fitting the sections together, that Gen 2:5-25 is in fact a more detailed account of what is briefly summarized in Gen 1:27. It is therefore “Self-Evidential” that Gen 1:1-2:4 is a summary, and Gen 2:5-2:25 is a more detailed account of a small piece of that summary. As we have already covered, God's teaching style He used in how He made the world is “Self-Evidential”.

Now, Jesus COULD have just put all this in chronological order, and perhaps made it easier to understand. As it stands, at first glance it looks like there could be some contradiction – and it takes a little bit of faith, trusting Jesus to not contradict Himself, and thinking about it, comparing sections, to arrive at the conclusion that there is no contradiction.

Still Jesus COULD have just put all this in chronological order. Why didn't He? What did He do? (Cryptographically oriented minds want to know…)

First Jesus gave a summary in chronological order of the creation week. Then He went back and gave more detail on something we would find of particular interest – the creation of mankind.

It seems “Self-Evidential” that Jesus wanted us to learn something from how He chose to lay out this information, and that is that doing it this way is just “His Way”, or “His Writing Style”. Why assume that an all-knowing infinitely intelligent all-powerful eternal God would allow for His Word to end up with chronological breaks that make understanding more difficult just by happenstance, when the attributes of God are logically more compatible with such chronological breaks and resulting contextual understanding difficulties to be intentional and for a purpose? (Isa 29:16 “Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He made me not? or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, He had no understanding?” )

In other words, right from the beginning of the Bible, it seems Jesus is teaching us about His Writing Style, How He likes to do things, “His Way” – Jesus is not just teaching us about our creation as is the content of the topic of this section, but He is also teaching us how to read the Bible with understanding, knowing His Way of laying out the information, as a rule or guideline.

This is an especially important rule for us to know when it comes to passages of the Bible which are obscure and confusing as to the events described…. such as… Prophecy! This is essentially the first “Self-Evidential” example of “His Way” that He lays out information, that might be very useful in trying to solve a riddle.

His Way #1: Jesus likes to give chronological summaries, and then go back and fill in important details. Even 20 verses of details might be expanded out from just 1 verse of summary. The markers between such sections may require a little logic, and have to be deduced from context.

Now, does this match the Biblically derived hypothesis about “wisdom”?

Hypothesis: Whatever “wisdom” is, it is to be found in the Holy Bible, that one must search for it like hidden treasure, in faith. But that it is plain and easy, hearing God's perfect words, not adding to them or rejecting them, but hearing and perceiving them exactly as they are. He gives good doctrine, all His words are truth. And understanding of His way, and knowledge of the Holy, is also involved.

Hypothesis-Match: This is from the Holy Bible, taking into account the Holy Bible is meant to be interactive, trusting in God's words as being perfect as they are, every single one, including how they comprise whole sections. It requires searching for something hidden, yet everything is plain and out in the open. And a good doctrine (teaching, insight) of His Way is the result.

Let's go to the next example. Gen 3 – 5 keeps a fairly steady chronological order. The end of Gen 4 brings us up to just past the beginning of Gen 5, with the birth of Seth, and so the overlap is minimal. But there is something to note comparing Genesis 3 and 4, which is that something is obviously missing from the story. From context it is pretty obvious that Cain's wife, first mentioned in Gen 4:17, must have been his sister, and a daughter of Adam, yet nowhere prior in Gen 4 is it mentioned that Adam and Eve had any daughters. From Gen 4:17 onward, several women are mentioned, presumably they could be daughters of Cain. But it really sticks out that the first time any daughters are mentioned as being born to anyone, including Adam, is not until after Adam is over 130 years old and has fathered Seth. After fathering Seth, in Gen 5:4, it is finally mentioned that Adam had daughters. So from context, using a little logic, there is a very big pointed obvious omission in Gen 4, where Adam having daughters should be mentioned, but it is not. Obviously in Gen 5:4 God mentions that Adam had daughters, so it is not like the reason for not mentioning them was because God just was not going to mention them. But in context, in the chronology the daughters should have been mentioned sooner. In a way, this is an empty blank ____ to be filled.

But still, Gen 3-5 does continue in close chronological order, until we get to Gen 6.

“And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them That the sons of God saw the daughters of men(adam) that they [were] fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also [is] flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years. There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that , when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare [children] to them, the same [became] mighty men which [were] of old, men of renown.”

This verse specifies that these events occurred at a particular time – when men began to multiply and had daughters. From context, it is very obvious that men began to multiply and have daughters prior to when Adam was 130 years old, and this started with Adam having daughters as that had to be where Cain's wife came from (6:2 daughters of men(adam)). This is the information that goes in the blank___ of what was so obviously missing prior to the first mention of Cain's wife in Gen 4:17. So when did the sons of God start taking wives? Before Gen 4:17, before Adam was 130 years old, as that is when he had Seth, and it is specified that Cain already had a wife and 4 generations of descendents by then. When were there giants on the earth? In “those days” of prior to when Adam was 130, and also after that. This being established, then the chronology continues on with Gen 6:5 and so on into the Flood account.

So, Jesus COULD have just put Gen 6:1-4 sometime prior to Gen 4:17, where it would have fit into chronological order – but instead left a glaringly obvious logical contextual blank___ where Gen 6:1-4 should have fit chronologically.

Why did He do it this way? What we can learn from this is that all of Gen 5, the generations of Adam through Noah's sons, a summary of a genealogy spanning 1500 years, is then followed by a brief detail of an occurrence (parallel of a second genealogy) which overlays the same time period of 1500 years. We have a notable _____, followed by 1500 years, followed by a brief summary of something that was also occurring over the expanse of those 1500 years, which fits into that contextual blank___. It makes sense that the cause of the flood was largely due to the Nephilim. So it seems like Gen 6:1-4 was cut from prior to Gen 4:17, and moved to after the end of Gen 5, so as to highlight how these events related to the flood – to emphasize a cause and effect or spiritual significance, over more obvious contextual details (missing daughters) that could be more easily logically deduced.

What can we learn from this? I'm going to divide this one up into two:

His Way #2: Jesus will put things in non-chronological order, to show the importance of a cause/effect relationship or spiritual significance to something that follows, however if He does so there is an earlier marker of omission that can be derived from context, a beginning, which is later filled in, an ending.

His Way #3: Events of good and evil running parallel over time may be overlaid, with one detailed and the other only receiving a summary, and this may be derived from contextual markers.

Continuing on, the next serious chronological break is Gen 11:1-9. This is the same pattern as the chronological break between Gen 1 and Gen 2, but a little different. Gen 11:1-9 obviously refers back to Nimrod'skingdomofBabelin Gen 10:10, and so this is the starting point. However, in the example of Gen 1 and Gen 2, there were 20 verses detailing 1 verse. But in this case, Gen 11:1-9 starts with Gen 10:10, and the obvious context clue of “the beginning of his kingdom wasBabel”. The ending point is also to be derived from a context clue, found in Gen 10:25 “Peleg for in his days the earth was divided”. There seems to be good reason for this, because Gen 11:10 onwards is a years-detailed genealogy of Shem's line, giving us details on the days of Peleg. From that, we can know the Earth was divided about 1757-1996 years after the creation. (Incidentally, as per Deut 32:8 LXX, that would also mean this is when the “Divine Council” was first formed; after Babel.)

What can we learn from this? This is a combination of earlier examples. In this case of Gen 10 and 11, more detailed information is given on an earlier chronological summary (His Way #1), but it is written in such a way that it overlays a longer period of time (His Way #3) and markers are given for the beginning and end (His Way #2).

And so we can understand from this that His Ways may be combined. This fourth example seems to affirm His Ways shown earlier, but without providing a new pattern. However, it does give the knowledge that parts of His Ways can be mixed together into new combinations.

After this example, Genesis seems to continue in chronological order, without any significant exceptions, and so this seems to be the end of the series of “Self-Evidential” teaching about how Jesus lays out information.

Let's Review,

What Jesus teaches in a “Self-Evidential” manner in Genesis:

The baseline or precedent is for Jesus to write in chronological order. But there are 3 exceptions:

His Way #1: Jesus likes to give chronological summaries, and then go back and fill in important details. Even 20 verses of details might be expanded out from just 1 verse of summary. The markers between such sections may require a little logic, and have to be deduced from context.

His Way #2: Jesus will put things in non-chronological order, to show the importance of a cause/effect relationship or spiritual significance to something that follows, however if He does so there is an earlier marker of omission that can be derived from context, a beginning, which is later filled in, an ending.

His Way #3: Events of good and evil running parallel over time may be overlaid, with one detailed and the other only receiving a summary, and this may be derived from contextual markers.

The elements of these 3 exceptions can be mixed together to make new combinations, such as: More detailed information is given on an earlier chronological summary (His Way #1), but it is written in such a way that it overlays a longer period of time (His Way #3), and markers are given for the beginning and end (His Way #2).

Is this “wisdom”? It matches the hypothesis about “wisdom”:

Hypothesis: Whatever “wisdom” is, it is to be found in the Holy Bible, that one must search for it like hidden treasure, in faith. But that it is plain and easy, hearing God's perfect words, not adding to them or rejecting them, but hearing and perceiving them exactly as they are. He gives good doctrine, all His words are truth. And understanding of His way, and knowledge of the Holy, is also involved.

Hypothesis-Match: This is from the Holy Bible, taking into account the Holy Bible is meant to be interactive, trusting in God's words as being perfect as they are, every single one, including how they comprise whole sections. It requires searching for something hidden, yet everything is plain and out in the open. And a good doctrine (teaching, insight) of His Way is the result.

Is there any further validation that this is “wisdom”, or any evidence to confirm it?

We covered 3 topics in His breaks from chronology:

  1. Adam and Eve's creation and God's instructions to them
  2. The timing of sons of God and the Nephilim
  3. The timing of Babel, and incidentally when the “Divine Council” was formed

Example 2: While some people are aware of the Gen 6 paradigm today, most of them do not understand “and also after that” correctly, and false beliefs have resulted. By using this methodology, it becomes clear when the interbreeding started, and shows that “and also after that” refers from the time of Adam through Noah, and not to after the flood. Several people have pointed out that “and also after that” simply makes no sense to be referring to after the Flood, using logic, grammar, reasoning, precedents, etc. to make this point. But using the methodology of perceiving His Ways, the same conclusion is arrived at, but the information seems to be laid out plainly and openly. God's words are assumed to be intentional, and contextual difficulties are also there for an intentional purpose, to teach of His way of laying out information. To many people, the correct information is hidden and they do not understand it – yet using His Ways the correct information is revealed. Summarily, it is as if a “secret” has been revealed, a “mystery” is understood. The Holy Bible ties together the ideas of “secrets” and “wisdom” and “prophecy”.

Job 15:8 Hast thou heard the secret (5475) of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

1 Cor 13:2 And though I have [the gift of] prophecy , and understand all   mysteries (secrets) , and all knowledge; and though I have all faith , so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

Amos 3:7 Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth His secret (5475) unto his servants the prophets .

That using the His Way methodology seems to give understanding about “secrets” or “mysteries”. It quickly lays out conclusions in plain sight, that otherwise would require more difficult efforts to arrive at. This is self-evidential evidence that the His Way methodology does successfully reveal “mysteries” or “secrets”, which is what the Bible teaches that comes with having “wisdom”.

As such, there is Evidence that the His Way methodology involves the presence of some “wisdom”, even indicating this is the same “wisdom” needed to understand certain prophecies. It seems there is some Biblical and Bible-based evidence that we have gained “wisdom” by understanding “His Ways”. Eureka!

((Notes: I do believe there are additional “secrets” that are pointed to and revealed in Example 1, as to more detail about the Fall of mankind, which I have written on, but it is a very complicated subject, requiring many other proofs spanning the entire Bible to confirm, so it won't easily work as Evidence here. The key issue is resolving the contradiction of God directly telling Eve that she could east from “every tree” in Gen 1:29, which when taking into account singular/plurals of “you” in Gen 2-3, can be resolved, and gives new insight on how the serpent “deceived/beguiled” Eve, not just lied to her. That study is online in Chapters 8-12 here: http://walkintruth.net/

As for Example 3, there is at least the point as to the timing of the institution of the Divine Council, it seems Deut 32:8 clearly is referring to the days of Peleg, post-Babel, as to when the earth was divided and the Divine Council was formed. But that also is neither here nor there, not able to serve as Evidence of a “secret” revealed – though there is probably still more to this passage.

Deut 32:8 When the most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the sons of God.

Gen 10:25 And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one [was] Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided ; and his brother's name [was] Joktan.

Gen 11:9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth. ))

What we have done here is to trust the Bible, down to every word, to such a great extent, believing every word to be purposed intentionally by God, making note that He did everything for a good reason, that we have noted a second dimension or layer of information in Genesis. The first layer of information is the topical content. The second layer of information is this His Way methodology. This His Way methodology is backed up by Biblical Evidence and Self-Evidential Evidence to contain Biblical “wisdom”, in that it reveals Self-Evident “secrets” about the topical content of the first layer.

It seems we are on the right track, and have gained some “wisdom”, enough to have Evidence of a “secret” revealed, better understanding a “mystery”. And it is easy to understand that the His Way methodology could serve as a useful guideline for understanding prophecies, which might also contain chronology breaks, which could be all the more confusing in a passage full of symbolism (and as many people have noted prophecies do seem to include chronology breaks).

As we seem to be heading in the right direction, finding a second layer of information, let's see if there is a 3 rd layer of information in Genesis. As we are looking for “wisdom” enough to understand prophesies, and as there are some prophecies in Genesis, let's look there next, to see if Jesus may have put a 3 rd layer of teaching in Genesis, to teach us more about prophecy in particular.

Section 6: Understanding Symbolism and Functions of Prophecy

This first prophecy given in the Bible in Genesis is Gen 3:15:

And I will put enmity between you and the woman,

And between your seed and her seed;

He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel.

Of course, we know off the top of our heads that “He” here is Jesus Christ, as this is well known to be the first prophecy of the Messiah. But starting from scratch, as if we did not know this, let's look through the rest of the Bible to figure this prophecy out. There are words here that seem symbolic and vague. Who is the “woman”? Who is “He”? What does this mean by “seed”? What does “bruise” mean? Usw.

#4 Look at the rest of the Bible to figure out symbolism.

First, this prophecy was spoken by God about the specific woman Eve. It seems likely that Eve hated the serpent, and the serpent hated her, which would be the most immediate meaning. Then, in the next chapter we read of how she had 2 sons, Cain and Abel, and Cain killed Abel so there was obviously enmity between them. What does the Bible say about them?

Gen 4:1 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain , and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

Gen 4:8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him .

Gen 4:25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, [said she], hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

1 Jn 3:12 Not as Cain, [who] was of that wicked one , and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

Luke 11:50-51 That the blood of all the prophets , which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation; From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, which perished between the altar and the temple: verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.

The Bible defines Cain to have been “of that wicked one”, but to have been fathered by Adam. As such we can understand that Cain was “of that wicked one” in a spiritual sense. Abel was a righteous prophet, and said to be the “seed” of Eve – but of course both Cain and Abel were the “seed” of Eve in a physical sense. And so Abel was the “seed of the woman” in a spiritual sense, by process of elimination. And there was both enmity between Cain and Abel in a spiritual sense, as Cain was evil and Abel was righteous – and enmity between Cain and Abel in a physical sense as Cain physically killed Abel.

“And I will put enmity between you and the woman” had an immediate literal meaning, and a spiritual meaning. “And between your seed and her seed” after some years, soon also had a literal meaning, and a spiritual meaning. However, “He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel” was not fulfilled literally or spiritually at this time by anyone.

The question might arise as to whether Cain and Abel did in fact fulfill this prophecy. The Bible verifies that Cain was “of that wicked one”. That is what the Bible says. This cannot mean in a physical sense as Adam was Cain's father physically, so Cain therefore was spiritually the “seed” of the “serpent”. But Abel was a “righteous prophet” and so was spiritually of the “seed” of the “woman”, as well as literally being the “seed” of the “woman” Eve.

Does the description of what happened between Cain and Able match the symbolism of:

“And I will put enmity between you(literal serpent) and the woman(literal Eve), And between your seed(Cain spiritually) and her seed(Abel spiritually and literally)”?

Yes, the symbolism described in the prophecy matches the events that happened. It is Self-Evidential that this prophecy matches the events that happened. Taking it at face value, the Bible confirms that a spiritual fulfillment of this took place by stating Cain was “of that wicked one”, and that both spiritually, as Abel was righteous and Cain evil, that there was enmity between them, and also literally there was enmity between Cain and Abel as Cain slew Abel. We also can see that Eve and the serpent immediately had enmity between them, but the prophecy of enmity between the “seed”, between Cain and Abel, took years before it was fulfilled, in the future.

Does what happened match the symbolism of the prophecy? Ja. So was this a fulfillment of the prophecy? Ja. That is Self-Evidential. But, it is also clear that “He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel” did not take place at this time. This means that while part of the prophecy was fulfilled, part of it was not fulfilled at all. From this information we can learn:

#5 Prophecies may have both a literal and/or spiritual fulfillment

#6 Prophecies may be fulfilled in stages, some parts immediately, some in the near future, while the rest waits to be fulfilled in the far future.

Let's jump to the fulfillment of “He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel” .

According to Revelation, the serpent must be Satan:

Rev 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent , called the Devil, and Satan , which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

The woman's seed must be Christ,

Rev 12:5 And she brought forth a man child , who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and [to] his throne.

And the rest of her seed are God's people:

Rev 12:17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed , which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

From this we know that “He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel” actually means “Jesus shall 'bruise' Satan's 'head', and Satan shall 'bruise' Jesus' 'heel'”. But the terms “bruise”, “head”, and “heel” are still not defined. When is this prophecy fulfilled?

Jesus died on the cross, but then rose to life again, and through this gained victory over Satan, or in other words, Jesus bruised Satan's head, but Satan only bruised Jesus' heel. Is this the fulfillment of the prophecy?

Hbr 2:14-15 Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same ; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil ; And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

1Jo 3:8 He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Col2:15 [And] having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Also, arguably Revelation 12 tells that after the birth of Jesus, and Him being caught up to God's throne, that there was a war in heaven, and Satan was cast down to earth. I would place this to also be a result of Jesus' resurrection and ascension, and just after that time. But whatever the timing, it is an example of, Jesus shall bruise Satan's head, but Satan shall only bruise Jesus' heel.

Rev 12:5-9 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and [to] his throne. And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred [and] threescore days. And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.

Right now in the Church age, we are the body of Christ. Satan attacks us, and will all the more, but the injuries are minor in comparison to when Christ will return, and throw Satan down into the Abyss for 1000 years. This is another example of, Jesus shall bruise Satan's head, but Satan shall only bruise Jesus' heel. Is this the fulfillment of the prophecy?

Rev 20:2-3 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.

At the end of the millennial reign Satan will be loosed and deceive the nations, who are under Christ's rule in His kingdom, and they will turn against Christ, and be killed. So this is a loss of some of the Lord's subjects in His kingdom. But then, Satan will be cast into the lake of fire. This is another example of, Jesus shall bruise Satan's head, but Satan shall only bruise Jesus' heel, and the final one.

And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom [is] as the sand of the sea. And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them. And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet [are], and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

The question is, which event is describable as 'Jesus shall bruise Satan's head, but Satan shall only bruise Jesus' heel'? They all are. Which is THE fulfillment of this prophecy? Is the REAL fulfillment when Jesus sends Satan to the lake of fire forever? No, that cannot be the case because it is True and Self-Evidential that all of these events match the symbolism of the prophecy.

“He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel” matches:

1. Jesus resurrects and triumphs over Satan, (after) Satan kills Jesus

2. Jesus begins to Reign with His people and sends Satan to the Abyss for 1000 years, (after) Satan kills Jesus' people (who then are resurrected)

3. Jesus sends Satan to the lake of fire forever, (after) Satan gets killed some of Jesus' subjects

Which event matches the words of the prophecy? They all do. All of these events match the symbolism of the prophecy, the words of the prophecy, as it is written, word by word, with the obvious meaning of the words. It is Self-Evidential that all three of these instances of direct conflict between Jesus and Satan match this prophecy. Are these real conflicts between Satan and Jesus? Ja. Do they match the symbolism of the prophecy? Ja. Equally? Ja. So are they all real equal fulfillments of the prophecy? Ja!

So which one is “the” fulfillment? They ALL are fulfillments. They are ALL REAL fulfillments of the prophecy as it was given, word by word, with the clear intended meaning of the prophecy.

The final fulfillment of the prophecy is the final fulfillment, but it is not the only one that matches the words of the prophecy – they all match the symbolism equally well – nor is the final victory more “real” somehow than the other very real victories of Jesus Christ over Satan. As such,

#7 Prophecies can be cyclic, and are equally valid and real fulfillments in every fulfillment.

Going back, we can see that the “seed” of the “serpent” and “woman” have been in conflict throughout history, and this has been fulfilled continuously in various spiritual and literal ways.

1. The serpent and Cain, vs. Eve and Abel (“which keep the commandments of God” Rev 12:17)

2. The sinning angels and Nephilim, vs. “the woman” and Noah's line (“which keep the commandments of God” Rev 12:17)

(Incidentally, there is a theory, not well-developed yet, that in a pre-incarnate appearance of Jesus, it was Jesus personally who imprisoned the sons of God into the Abyss at the time of the Flood. There are a few (howbeit obscure) verses that may point to this.)

3. The Divine Council and nations and Rephaim, vs. “Israel” and her people (“which keep the commandments of God” Rev 12:17)

4. Satan, the (fallen) Divine Council, demons, non-Christians, vs. Jesus and His Church (“which keep the commandments of God…have the testimony of Jesus Christ” Rev 12:17)

5. Satan vs. Jesus

The words of Rev 12:17 “which keep the commandments of God” in fact match and define the “seed” of the “woman” as confirmation of all of the pre-Christian historical meanings of fulfillment of the “seed” of “the woman”, from Abel to Israel. And also as such the words of the prophecy “seed”, “woman”, also “bruise” have had various meanings.

“seed of the serpent” = snake, fallen angels, Nephilim, evil people, Satan

“seed of the woman” = Abel, Noah's line, Israelites, Christians

“bruise” = kill, hurt Body of, deceive and get killed subject of, OR break power of, cast to earth, cast into prison of Abyss, cast into lake of fire

And also the words “head” and “heel” have also had various particular meanings in their technical fulfillments, but the point of these terms is that the same symbolic comparative difference, what the words show, in importance between an injury to the head vs. an injury to the heel has remained the same.

#8 In cyclic prophecies, the same words can have different meanings in different fulfillments, but the relative symbolism of comparisons or actions represented between words is the same.

This prophecy, given after sin began, will end when sin is finished, and has been fulfilled in some way continuously, and will be, for almost all of linear time. It is sort of like a fractal, stretching over the world, and all time, of categorized groups, repeating the pattern of Good vs. Evil. This prophecy started being fulfilled shortly after it was given, maybe with enmity between Eve and the Serpent, but definitely fulfillment was shown about the future with the enmity between Can and Abel – and since the first part of this prophecy was fulfilled the first time, this prophecy has continued to be fulfilled in various ways, and will continue to be fulfilled in various ways, until it has all been fulfilled, and can be fulfilled no longer. As such,

#9 Once a cyclic prophecy has begun and started to be fulfilled in part, it can continue to be fulfilled in various ways, until it is all fulfilled and can be fulfilled no more – like a fractal.

It is as is spoken of in Ecclesiastes 1:9-11, “The thing that hath been, it [is that] which shall be; and that which is done [is] that which shall be done: and [there is] no new [thing] under the sun. Is there [any] thing whereof it may be said, See, this [is] new? it hath been already of old time, which was before us. [There is] no remembrance of former [things]; neither shall there be [any] remembrance of [things] that are to come with [those] that shall come after.”

Let's review. These 6 traits of Prophecy in the Bible are Self-Evidential, derived from how the Bible confirms in truth that Gen 3:15 has been fulfilled, and will be fulfilled:

#4 Look at the rest of the Bible to figure out symbolism.

#5 Prophecies may have both a literal and/or spiritual fulfillment

#6 Prophecies may be fulfilled in stages, some parts immediately, some in the near future, while the rest waits to be fulfilled in the far future.

#7 Prophecies can be cyclic, and are equally valid and real fulfillments in every fulfillment.

#8 In cyclic prophecies, the same words can have different meanings in different fulfillments, but the relative symbolism of comparisons or actions represented between words is the same.

#9 Once a cyclic prophecy has begun and started to be fulfilled in part, it can continue to be fulfilled in various ways, until it is all fulfilled and can be fulfilled no more – like a fractal.

It seems that understanding Gen 3:15 as a prophecy, in full, we have gained enough “wisdom” to at least understand this one “teaching example” prophecy, and learned some of His Ways regarding symbolism and prophetic patterns. In the last section, it was the first 3 examples of Chronology breaks that seemed significant. So having covered the first prophecy in the Bible, let's look at the next 2 also, to see if any other insights as to His Ways are to be found in them.

The next example in the Bible of prophecy is Genesis 6:3.

Gen 6:3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also [is] flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.

Most people consider this to be a prophecy, and it is, but it is of a different sort. God spoke this proclamation right after the sons of God took wives, and right before they had their kids the Nephilim. As such the most straightforward meaning of this verse, is that God was speaking to the sons of God and their wives – warning them that their kids would only live 120 years.

Yet somehow, all of mankind also eventually ended up only living 120 years. This can be understood as that the Nephilim had human bodies (but immortal evil spirits), had kids themselves, and so spread dominant genes for a shortened-lifespan on to the rest of humanity. (There is no problem with this if the “spirit”-type of the child is passed solely through the paternal line – see http://paradoxbrown.com/demonsnephilim.htm/ …Jesus is an example of this, Rom 5 indicates this, and the study on Gen 2-3 at walkintruth.net referenced above makes detailed biblical argument that this is the case for mankind, and has been from the beginning.)

So the key prophetic word here is “man”, which in the first instance “man” referred to their kids the Nephilim (who are called “men” the next couple verses) on account of their human bodies – and in the second instance the word “man” referred to all of mankind, eventually. From this we can see that a prophecy can have a literal fulfillment both in the near future, and also in the far future, regarding 2 different things that are described by the same word, but this word having 2 different meanings, referring to 2 different things. From this we can derive:

#10 Prophecy can have a literal fulfillment both in the near future, and also in the far future, regarding 2 different things that are described by the same word, but this word having 2 different meanings, referring to 2 different things.

The next prophecy in Genesis, with symbolism involved, is of Abraham and his seed.

Gen 22:17-18 That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which [is] upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.

The first meaning here was of Abraham's literal physical descendents, who down the line of Abraham's “seed” Isaac, became the nation ofIsrael. They were multiplied as the stars of heaven, possessed the gate of their enemies, and the Old Testament does describe in ways that at times other nations were blessed byIsrael. So at first there was a literal physical fulfillment of this prophecy. But the Bible makes clear that ultimately Jesus Christ was also the “seed” of Abraham, his descendent that was spoken of. He shall possess the gates of His enemies, and has, and by Jesus Christ, the “seed” of Abraham, the church has been multiplied, and all nations are being blessed. And so the second fulfillment is a spiritual one, of Jesus Christ and the Church.

2Cr 11:22 Are they Hebrews? so [am] I. Are they Israelites? so [am] I. Are they the seed of Abraham ? so [am] I.

Rom 9:6-8 Not as though the word of God hath taken none effect. For they [are] not all Israel, which are of Israel: Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham , [are they] all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called. That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these [are] not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the seed .

Gal 3:16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ .

It seems like there are some new things to be learned from this prophecy as well. Here we see that the exact same prophecy can have both a literal physical meaning (Isaac to Israel to Jesus) that is more important at one time, which later switches to reveal it has a second spiritual meaning (Jesus to the Church) that is more important at a later time, showing that the importance of a literal or spiritual fulfillment can change from primary to secondary over time. Also, we can see that an earlier prophecy was given more specifics, narrowing it down, merging 2 prophecies together, as now not only would the coming Messiah be the “seed of the woman” but He also would have to be “the seed of Abraham”.

#11 The exact same prophecy can have both a literal physical meaning that is more important at one time, which later switches to reveal it has a second spiritual meaning that is more important at a later time, showing that the importance of a literal or spiritual fulfillment can change from primary to secondary over time.

#12 Later prophecies can merge with earlier ones, narrowing them down to be more specific.

And that is the end of covering the first 3 prophecies in Genesis of symbolism significance. It does seem that there was a 3 rd layer of information to be gleaned from Genesis. This information seems to have given “wisdom” that could be useful in understanding other prophecies in the Bible, deciphering them as the riddles they are. We now seem to have solid Bible-based knowledge as to His Ways regarding prophecy, how it can function, and how the symbolism of prophecy works, and as to the chronology and organization of prophecy. This could be the “wisdom” that was mentioned as needed to understand Rev 13:18, 17:9 and certain prophecies of Daniel. So let's take a look at these 12 points together:

These 12 points are what the Holy Bible teaches in a “Self-Evidential” manner in Genesis. These are (1) precedented biblical patterns of how God uses chronology, and uses breaks in chronology, to organize information in the Bible, and (2) precedented biblical patterns and characteristics of prophecies in the Bible, their symbology and functions in relation to the written words, and the characteristics of their fulfillments.

On Chronology:

The baseline or precedent is for Jesus to write in chronological order. But there are 3 exceptions:

#1: Jesus likes to give chronological summaries, and then go back and fill in important details. Even 20 verses of details might be expanded out from just 1 verse of summary. The markers between such sections may require a little logic, and have to be deduced from context.
- (Precedent – Gen 1:27 & 2:5-25)

#2: Jesus will put things in non-chronological order, to show the importance of a cause/effect relationship or spiritual significance to something that follows, however if He does so there is an earlier marker of omission that can be derived from context, a beginning, which is later filled in, an ending.
- (Precedent – prior to Gen 4:17 & Gen 6:1-4)

#3: Events of good and evil running parallel over time may be overlaid, with one detailed and the other only receiving a summary, and this may be derived from contextual markers.
- (Precedent – prior to Gen 4:17 & Gen 6:1-4)

The elements of these 3 exceptions can be mixed together to make new combinations, such as: More detailed information is given on an earlier chronological summary (#1), but it is written in such a way that it overlays a longer period of time (#3), and markers are given for the beginning and end (#2).
- (Precedent – Gen 10:10,25 & Gen 11:1-9)

On Symbolism and Functions:

#4 Look at the rest of the Bible to figure out symbolism.

#5 Prophecies may have both a literal and/or spiritual fulfillment

#6 Prophecies may be fulfilled in stages, some parts immediately, some in the near future, while the rest waits to be fulfilled in the far future.

#7 Prophecies can be cyclic, and are equally valid and real fulfillments in every fulfillment.

#8 In cyclic prophecies, the same words can have different meanings in different fulfillments, but the relative symbolism of comparisons or actions represented between words is the same.

#9 Once a cyclic prophecy has begun and started to be fulfilled in part, it can continue to be fulfilled in various ways, until it is all fulfilled and can be fulfilled no more – like a fractal.
- (#4-9 Precedent – Gen 3:15)

#10 Prophecy can have a literal fulfillment both in the near future, and also in the far future, regarding 2 different things that are described by the same word, but this word having 2 different meanings, referring to 2 different things.
- (Precedent – Gen 6:3)

#11 The exact same prophecy can have both a literal physical meaning that is more important at one time, which later switches to reveal it has a second spiritual meaning that is more important at a later time, showing that the importance of a literal or spiritual fulfillment can change from primary to secondary over time.

#12 Later prophecies can merge with earlier ones, narrowing them down to be more specific.
- (#11-12 Precedent Gen 22:17-18)

My theories on Bible Prophecy incorporate, follow, and are based on this Biblical understanding. I am postulating with my theories that:

(1) Understanding prophecy essentially requires 4-dimensional thinking and attempt at understanding a more eternal perspective. God is eternal, outside of time, seeing all of time at once, and is infinitely intelligent, and speaks only true words, including describing only true symbolism. To visualize, it seems like He sees a timeline, a living timeline of all human history and events, which are seen and happen all at the same time. The Bible speaks the truth in Ecc 1:9, “The thing that hath been, it [is that] which shall be; and that which is done [is] that which shall be done: and [there is] no new [thing] under the sun.” The same events do repeat in different ways. All prophecies should be considered as potentially cyclic, and in the case of cyclic prophecies, the words God has chosen in prophecies, and their symbolism, can be understood to be like a description of a repeated pattern of events that God is able to see on the timeline of all time, an accurate description of the same events being repeated in different ways.

(2) Known history itself is a fact, and serves as self-evidential confirmation of a fulfillment of a prophecy. Much of the intelligent intentional design of reality and humanity shows that God tends to teach with a “Self-Evidential” teaching style. This establishes the biblical precedent that cyclic prophecies, as a description of repetitious events occurring over the course of time, can be confirmed self-evidentially to be intentionally taught by God as such, by examining the historical record of self-evidential repetitious events, confirming them. For example, if God sees Jerusalem will be destroyed 2 times, in a way that is the same repeated pattern both times, then the words chosen of a prophecy of this event will match both of these 2 events, in truth, with the symbolic meaning of the words. God has chosen every word carefully, so that these prophecies match in truth – but to see how the words match all fulfillments with more precise clarity, it is necessary to follow biblical understanding and rules of interpretation of prophecy, which are self-evidenced by the Bible, such these 12 points, knowing His writing style. Doing so, cyclic prophecies can be understood to be words that in truth match both of the 2 instances of this example, without contradiction. If it is true thatJerusalemis destroyed 2 times in ways that both fit the words of the prophecy of this, then it is true, and self-evidential, confirmation of fulfillment of the prophecy. In doing such, it is clear that prophecy is not a case of either/or but a case of both/and..and…and.

(3) That summarily, many of the prophecies of the Bible, and the book of Revelation, are essentially complex cryptographic puzzles with 4-dimensional themes, interwoven across the Bible, requiring biblically self-evident deciphering rules to be used in order to solve the puzzle, and this has biblical basis in that the Bible refers to them as “riddles” and “mysteries/secrets”.

As such my methodology is to use the 12 points above as deciphering rules, keeping in mind prophecies can be cyclic, then comparing historical events to the words of prophecy, in order to eliminate which portions of prophecies have already had a fulfillment, to arrive at which portions yet need to be fulfilled, and further align and decipher them using these 12 points.