Yom Teruah (Feast of Trumpets) is not just about being raised from the dead or being changed but being with the Son of God and sharing in what the Son of God is going to do. We will be a part of it. All power and authority on the Earth will be in the Messiah’s hands, because we know what kind of person the Messiah is, because we trust Him. But as the book of Ezekiel tells us, we should always be diligent and prepared for His coming.
Like with the previous passages on the design of the temple and of Solomon’s palace, the design of the two pillars at the entrance of the temple reveals the prophecy by Ezekiel’s lying on one side and the other. Solomon was prophesying the number of years the temple would stand before being destroyed.
In the vision Yekhezqel (Ezekiel) had of a temple, Yekhezqel watches a man measuring the temple. In the vision apostle Yokhanan (John) had of a temple, recorded in Revelation, God tells him to measure the temple. Was Yekhezqel watching Yokhanan measuring the temple? Did God give allow Yekhezqel to see someone who was born 600-plus years after him?
The imagery of the book of Revelation can seem bizarre and unfathomable, until we realize that the book is a compilation of Day of the Lord prophecies in the Hebrew Scriptures. In this case, we’re examining the strange imagery of “scorpions” and “locusts” related to the fifth and sixth trumpets in Revelation 9–10.
The kind of presuppositions we bring to the New Testament can color our view of the Bible as a whole. This is a discussion series on the more difficult passages of the New Testament that anti-nomians often use to try to take us away from Torah and lead us to “freedom.” Continue reading Galatians introduction, part 1 — ‘new covenant’ according to the Bible
Listen to presentations from visiting speakers Eddie Chumney and Brad Scott.
Brad Scott of Wild Branch Ministry explores in this three-part recording how to have the “mind of Messiah” (1st Cor. 2:16) through Ezekiel’s vision of the wheel (Ezekiel 1) and the visions that follow (Ezekiel 2-3).
Hallel Fellowship occasionally hosts guest speakers to allow analysis of various points of view. The fellowship doesn’t necessarily endorse all the teachings of visiting speakers and encourages all who listen to any speaker to search the Scriptures to find out if what is being presented is accurate. Continue reading Brad Scott — Ezekiel’s wheel and the mind of Messiah