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Friday, April 17, 2015

Faith Into Jesus / Yeshua As The One True Messiah In The Holy Scriptures: A Faith That Is Easily Involved And Extensive, Or If One Chooses, Easily Simple.

"No danger shall affright, 
no difficulties intimidate us; 
and if in support of our rights we are called to encounter even death, 
we are yet undaunted, 
sensible that he can never die too soon,
who lays down his life in support of the laws and liberty of his country."
    -- August 30, 1774

              Middlesex County of Massachusetts Convention Resolution

Often, I present the Gospel as if by means of dealing with hostile listeners predisposed to NOT believe, and with the presumption that THEY are of a mindset that in order for a Christian to believe intelligently, he/she must be able to present a justification before other humans to why they believe, by means of proofs and the power of persuasion.  I too, sometimes forget, sometimes ignore even as a flaw of character that is mine, that our Faith in the True and Foretold Messiah of Israel, Yeshua HaMesshiach who is Jesus Christ,  Whom is the only means of eternal spiritual redemption that ever was or ever shall be offered to mankind, is a faith that can be grasped even simply, even by a little child if so presented.  Yet, rather than stay with a simplicity of milk,  the inclination is to go deeper into the meat and solid substance of GOD's Word, for a more deeper satisfaction in discussing or sharing the One True means of Eternal Salvation, with no apologies to idolaters and all those willlingly going to hell that might or would be offended.  

  From Adam from just before he was cast out of the Garden, which the LORD GOD revealed to Adam and Eve in Genesis 3 when he slew animals and gave Adam a coat of skins
 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them.
 down to our day, that One True Faith is the same LORD who stood with Adam in His pre-incarnate form and created Adam's living and reasoning soul so that we breathe in and out the very NAME of the same Messiah who is the breath of our nostrils (Lamentations 4:20, Genesis 2:7, et al.)  does not stand or fall by the means of our ability to persuade or offer proofs...those are simply tools to aid believers to be solidified more in the faith, as well as assist unbelievers to believe.   

 Of this Messiah,  Micah 5:2 describes His origins as from of old, even to the everlasting ages of the everlasting ages.

John 1:1-18 informs us that this one is Jesus Christ.  He was at the “Beginning”, at the αρχη, the “Bereshith”, or “beginning of all time”, as expressed in Genesis 1:1.

 This concept is seen in Greek concepts, in which Ceres (the daughter of Prometheus) became Isis, the queen of Egypt (through marriage to Osiris).  Thereafter, she was called by the Attic Greeks “IO”, after the concept of  “we have arrived as a civilization, beginning here.”  Egyptian wealth, naval and military, education and medicine, food and liquor, was all infused into Attic society Archē is, in turn, equated in the Greek with προτος: the first in pre-eminence, time, position, and authority before all others.

  The Apostle John uses protos in
Revelation 1:5, when he quotes Messiah Yeshua as “the First”, he does not just explain Messiah as being just a “first one” born from the dead, but reaches for a deeper meaning.  Christ is “before the birth”   πρωτοτοκος    of all Creation, as Paul cites in Colossians 1:15.  He bears forth the Creation of the universe by His power, the power of the spoken word (Hebrews 11:3, Isaiah 14:24).

The Father thinks it, the Son speaks it into existence (
John 8:28,38; 12:49; 14:24; Psalm 119:160, 33:6,9).  Cf. the “Oneness of GOD” in John 10:30, Deuteronomy 6:4, Zechariah 14:9.  Isaiah 48:16-17 lists a LORD YHVeH, YHVeH Spirit, and YHVeH the Redeemer; the Old Testament origin to Matthew 28:19’s justified use of  “Father, Son, and Holy Ghost”.

John 1:3 , of YHVeH Messiah, we are informed twice that “all things through Him   εγενετο”  -- all things came into being at a point in time when the “Beginning” was in a new state, and still unfolding into existence (i.e., ginomai being twice in the aorist).  “Egeneto” is followed immediately by an emphasis on ginomai’s perfect tense: “gegonen”.  This tells us the continuing existence of the new state that has come into existence, as being upheld by the word of His power (as it were).

Lamentations 4:20 and Genesis 2:7, we see that this NAME is the sound of living breath...inhale masculine YH, exhale feminine VeH.  This exhale feminine as a person of the Holy Spirit is pointed to (though darkly) by Job 27:3.  In Job 26:13, we see the "hand" (Messhiach) is He who created the serpent or seraph (i.e., the Creatures of Creation).  In that verse, the "Spirit" is whom "garnished the heavens".   The word "garnish" is "Shiprah", which is effectively translated as "to order about so as to trumpet forth in clearness."   In other words, to establish an order and enlightenment that reveals Christ in a clear, loud, and resonating way.

The Holy Spirit care-takes and aids in the order of this Universe as the third person of the GODhead, guiding -counseling - teaching of Yeshua (as a mother would teach her children, perhaps), but  operating within the parameters of glorifying the Son -- Yeshua, Jesus Christ (
Romans 8:2; Isaiah 40:13, John 16:13, Psalm 104:1-6, Job 38:5-6, Genesis 1:2, Revelation 22:17). 

The Gospels state of Christ:
Mat. 11:27 - All things, including principalities, are delivered unto Him
Mat. 28:18 - All power on Earth is given to Christ
Luke 10:22, John 3:35 - The Father entrusts all power and dominion as part of the "all things" into Christ. The Father is a separate person in the Oneness of the Trinity who entrusts power and dominion to the Son.
John 17:2 - Jesus has power over all flesh, hence authority as only GOD has

Colossians 1:15-17, we read of Jesus:
"Who is (the) image [eikon] of GOD the Invisible before the birth [prototokos] of all Creation, because in Him were created all things:
-- the things in the heavens; --
and those upon the Earth: those visible and invisible -- whether thrones, whether lord-ships, whether rulers, whether authorities, -- all things through Him, and for Him, have been created; and He is prior to all things, and all things in Him stand-together-with/stand-because-of
[sunesteke] (Him)." (AWPR)

This last word, sunesteke, is the perfect indicative active of sunistemi; and tells us that Jesus "completes" or "fulfills the action" of causing the Earth and the Universe and the very concept of "law" to stand together, whether on Earth or in the Heavens.

In other words, Jesus indeed acts as the exact mirror-reflection (eikon) of GOD the Invisible (
2 Corinthians 4:4, John 1:18), as GOD. His existence precedes (proto) any birth or manifestation (tokos, from 'tikto' - to bear and/or bring forth) of Creation...whether in Heaven, or upon the Earth. Jesus is GOD.

 In the squared Alef   א   we can either view the upper yod as the Father and the Lower Yod as the Son, or we can view Christ as the slanted vav   ו   of the 

squared Alef.       Turn that squared Alef  90 degrees, and we see Christ 



In Hebrews 7:3, Paul through Luke teaches that Melchizedec is "Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of GOD; abideth a priest continually." 
In the teaching of Paul's Gospel to the Diaspora, the focus is on the aspect of Melchizedek being like the ETERNAL Son of GOD in his existence, having no beginning or end. Paul doesn't call Melchizedek an angel, but rather "made like" the Son of GOD. The word in the Greek for "made like" is aphomoiomenos : apo (the intensifier of the word it prefixes) and homoioo (just like, equal / perceived as the same externally in conduct - condition - circumstance - character - comparison. A more proper translation for our use here would be "very much like (in every way) the Son of GOD.

 In Numbers 25:12, the eternal "covenant of Peace [Shalom]" in which Phineas and his descendants are offered an eternal priesthood with (cf. Numbers 25:13) is the only place in Scripture where a letter is cut in half in the Hebrew Torah manuscripts and not rendering it "traif" because it is a custom believed to be from the very hand of Moses himself. 

This split vav in the Hebrew Biblical manuscripts, is the etymological "original intent of the word" equivalent of placing the Cross right smack dab in the middle of the word Shalom / Peace, and declaring that the ruler of Peace who fulfills these words must be both GOD and Man, the GOD-Man. 

The Vav is sliced at a slant to become a lower vav with an upper yod. The Gematriac value changes from 376 to 386, the same numerical value as the Name of Yeshua (whom we Gentiles call Jesus). The Expression "covenant of Peace" is of particular interest in its reappearance in Isaiah 54:10, and then in its association with the Davidic Messiah who is to come in Ezekiel 34:25, namely Christ.  It is also of direct interest here to those Jews who are looking for their Messiah, that Isaiah 53 is prophetically tied to a description of the prophecy contained in Numbers 25:12, which reveals the name of Yeshua, Messiah, the GOD-Man who is both without beginning or end, as well as He who must become a physical son of David in the flesh. Isaiah 53 is the essential part of His Earthly Ministry, what atonement and turning away of hot rage and wrath He did by laying down His life upon the Cross.

The singular man-servant David of Ezekiel 37:25 must be the same prince in Daniel 9:24-27, and yet saves in Isaiah 53:11,12.

A simple examination of the historical context, even in the Babylonian exilic period, shows that Daniel projects this Isaiah 53 Messiah who will atone for the sins of "the many" (Israel and the nations) as being 70 weeks of years further out from his day. Had Daniel meant 70 literal weeks, Daniel would have revealed this Messiah prior to Judah's emancipation in circa 536 B.C., and we would have known his identity in Ezra, Nehemiah, and from that day to this...because that Davidic King and Messiah must conquer death, and have the final right to rule forever (
Ezekiel 37:25). That is, there can be no kings as successors after him.

There are no Kings after the Caesarian precedent of acknowledging Jesus by the plaque that called Him "King of the Jews" by the procurator and legate, Pontius Pilate in A.D. 30 at the Cross.

Luke in chapter 1, identifies through the angel Gabriel, that this Servant David who eternally sits on the throne is: "JESUS. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the LORD GOD shall give unto Him the throne of His father David: And He shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of His kingdom there shall be no end."

Isaiah 62:1ff. and many other places, proclaim GOD is man's redeemer (e.g. Isaiah 43:1, GOD redeems Israel) and not the other way around.

The "righteousness" of Israel shall not be, except through Yeshua, and in the days of His Millenial kingdom (cf. Isaiah 60:21), when all sin and stain is removed from Israel forever by He who died a perfect sacrifice (Isaiah 53:12,10,9,8), and yet lives again to see His seed and end result, and be satisfied (Isaiah 53:11).  Hence, Yeshua is foretold in the Hebrew of the Hebrew prophecy that He is to be a resurrected perfect man, who is also the "Arm of the LORD" (Isaiah 53:1)...meaning He is identified many centuries in advance that He already is  "the LORD of Hosts" (Isaiah 44:6).

Romans Chapter 3 in the King James Version reads: 

23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;

Paul expresses Romans 3:21 in the Polyglot Ethiopic in this way:
"At the present time, indeed and therefore, a Righteousness of G-D was caused to manifest and be seen of itself and of its own accord."     

When  the  Servant comes, the people of Israel will pronounce, Baruch ha ba, b'shem adonai.  "Blessed is he who comes, in the name of the LORD".  But what if the inverse expression were also true?   "In the Name of the LORD, blessed is He who comes"?  

The Targums (the Hebrew rabbinic commentaries or explanations on select readings of the Old Testament)  will take "ba" when it appears in Scripture with the Kingship of GOD, especially with the "coming of the Kingship", and impose the Aramaic verb "nalah".   Ba, or "to come", is in regard to the Kingship of GOD, is to be a "nalah" - a "revealing".  That is, an actual physical manifestation that an individual, not just a collective (such as a an entire nation of Israel), that one could or almost could "grasp with the hand", as it were.

In Book 6 of Antiquities of the Jews, Josephus in the Greek, states in regard to Samuel in
I Samuel 8:7, de outos emphanizetai to Theion - "then, to him {Samuel}, appeared and was revealed -- being made visible, GOD."  "GOD was made visible and revealed to Samuel."  As visible as He was with Moses, faces to faces, so also with Samuel, comments Josephus.

In the Assyriac, we read that the cognate to nalah deals with that which can be "not only seen, but grasped in / by the hand".  The root is used only once in
Job 15:29 as MiNLeH, and is used to describe that kind of material gain that can be grasped by the hand, and which substance of ownership could be taken away and vanish.

The Servant in Isaiah 53 is then to be viewed after a more perfect  understanding of the "Baruch ha ba" :
"Blessed is he who -- in the Name of the LORD comes and reveals -- and whom we are able to grasp with the hand, as though a treasure."  or something to this effect.   The Kingdom of GOD and His Servant, comes then, NOT by our own power or works, but by GOD's own power and will to reveal HIM, He who alone embodies GOD's definition to us of His Kingdom, in One Person:  Yeshua.

 And yet, we need not many proofs to believe...but it is comforting to know that these and so many more than we could ever grasp ARE there.    There is no religion in the world that can equal the power and depth of the Bible in truth and a never ending source of new depths of confirmations of its own testimony. 

 But faith in itself, of trusting GOD the Father through His Only Son Jesus, is so easy, and was meant to be easily so.  Jesus used a little child, and taught that the most precious faith is that kept and maintained simply (Matthew 18:1-6).

Our Faith is most powerful, enabling us to stand with authority and power, by being properly placed into believing into the Power of GOD.

He who created the Heavens and the Earth is able to come and dwell among us, be innocent, be scourged and crucified and treated as the scapegoat, offer up His innocent life He took up in our form (for we are made in His Image), and 3 days later, according to prophecy, take His life up again.

Believe into the Power of GOD and that He is.

Believe into the Power of GOD and the salvation available to you exclusively through Jesus through the Cross.

For even the great Apostle Paul said,
"I determined...I made up my mind after the manner of a firm judicial decision...not to know...perceive with the mind or outward senses...anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and Him crucified." (
I Corinthians 2:2)

Why? Because faith into Jesus Christ and Him crucified for atoning our sins, is the Power and means of that Faith which delivers us from Judgment in condemnation to Freedom and Reward and Eternal Life in Christ Jesus.

So maybe the most powerful in Faith are those that do not need multitudes of reasons of why they should believe; but rather, simply, as a little child, believes.  And when the books are opened, pass from Judgment into joyous Reward.

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