As readers quickly learn when exploring my exegeses of prophetic Scriptures, they are all either centered on a millennial framework of time or expound upon clues of the framework via the biblical numbers within them. The most numerous of the prophetic numbers is seven, as I, the scribe, have explained elsewhere, because we await a seventh millennial day from Adam- the Great Sabbath of Messiah. But readers of the Bible usually discern that the number three is also prominently placed throughout the Tanakh and Brit Chadasha (Old and New Covenant books). And when they read my works, they learn that I believe that the Lord YHVH wanted the time of the cross to be a marker of millennial days within the Divine week, with the third day from the cross being one and the same with seventh millennial day from Adam- both pointing to the time of Messiah’s return and the coming Kingdom of Heaven, centered upon Jerusalem. Thus, in this article I hope to clarify this panoramic picture with the help of the Ruach HaKodesh- the Holy Spirit.
Before covering a few biblical foreshadows with the number three, I think it best that I look back to over a decade ago, when I was first learning the mysteries of the Moedim Paradigm (i.e., Appointed Times Template). At the time I learned from many clues that Christ was crucified exactly 4,000 years from the beginning of His genealogy in Adam, and so I came to discern that several mysteries of the number three are signs that point to His imminent return (after 2,000 years/2 days).
At that time I began to pray about how I might explain this, for back then anything that concerned the subject of time was much more of a taboo in the mainstream churches. (Too many shepherds had cried wolf, scattering the sheep astray.) I also began to openly ask the Holy Spirit for help in explaining how the 7th day and the 3rd are prophetically the same. As I cited from sources elsewhere, the belief that there would be a millennial Sabbath under the Messiah is older than Christianity itself, also being embraced in the early Ekklesia. Yet few have taken that premise to the next step to conclude that all the 3rd day scriptural clues also have their place in the prophecies of the coming Kingdom.
Thus, the Holy Spirit began impressing questions on my mind to grant me a visual depiction, which was helped by several people coming to me, back to back, asking me to interpret dreams that involved planets in our solar system. This seemed peculiar to me because my focus was entirely on the Holy Scriptures, not corporeal things involving the planets and universe. In fact, I may have considered their dreams interesting but somewhat of a distraction. One brother in Christ excitedly shared a vivid dream of seven planets coming into alignment, and another had one of nine planets doing likewise. Then there was someone else asking about doubled planets, eclipses, and moons in alignment.
Questions started entering my mind: ‘How many planets are there in the solar system?’ Answer to myself: nine that I know of.’ This triggered thoughts of women giving birth after nine months; a woman’s attention revolves around the child to come. I thought of Zion being clothed with the Sun of Righteousness, ready to give birth, first to the Head and then to the Body of Christ. That led to thoughts of the sun coming after the nine planets- the radiant 10th at the center. All nine planets and their moons orbit the sun. Suddenly I realized that the solar system was designed as a heavenly clock that confesses, in several ways, the coming Light of God to our world. Yet remained my original question of how to explain that the third millennial day after the cross is the same as the seventh from Adam and Eve.
Thus, more questions began to flood my mind: ‘What number in orbit is Earth?’ Answer: 3rd. The Light travels to Earth on the third day. ‘How many planets from the outermost planet is Planet Earth?’ Answer after counting inward: 7th. Suddenly I realized that the Spirit was showing me that it was simply a matter of perspective; people who care enough to think about it will comprehend what I share. Earth was positioned to witness to the second coming of Messiah, be it we expect Him on the seventh day from Adam or the third day from the cross.
I concluded that the Sun of Righteousness is confessed by the symbolic sun, and His first coming at 4,000 years (4 days at the cross) is perceivable via the sun being the fourth body from Earth: (Earth/Adam, Venus, Mercury, Sun). Yet His first coming was the tenth day in the Moedim Paradigm concerning Israel (i.e., 6,000 years until Adam, with God restoring the land of southern Mesopotamia- since the beginning of the Holocene- for a paradise, and 4,000 years from Adam to the cross). Thus, we see the 10th day via Pluto, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Earth, Venus, Mercury, and the Sun of Righteousness. Moreover, the placements of Earth and Sun confess the first and second coming of Christ is several ways. However, we cannot not now stray into too many details and forget the awaited third day. (N.B. I hope to soon upload my illustration of the solar system to offer more perspective.)
Bringing it back down to Earth, we find in the Old Testament that God gave Israel many signs that would come to confess Messiah’s arrival during the Exodus and in Moshe delivering the Torah- the Law. The whole idea, as Moses told Pharaoh, was that the Hebrews were commanded by YHVH to go three day’s journey into the wilderness to sacrifice before God (see Ex. 8:27). Of course, as Christians we discern that the Pesach (Passover lambs) foreshadowed Christ, and the sacrifice that Israel makes on the third millennial day will be of the surrounding nations of the Beast- a sacrifice by fire in the battle in valley of Armageddon (hill of Megiddo). Only then will the elect receive the Great Sabbath of millennial rest, as seen in the shadows:
And they departed from the mount of the LORD three day’s journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD [Messiah’s Throne with the hidden Law] went before them in the three day’s journey, to search out a resting place for them. And the cloud of the LORD [cloud of witnesses] was upon them by day, when they went out of the camp. And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, “Rise up, LORD [YHVH], and let thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate thee flee before thee.” And when it rested [came to Sabbath], he said, “Return, O LORD unto the many thousands of Israel.” (Num. 10:33-36) KJV; intrpl. & quo. mine
To comprehend why I asserted that the Ark of the Covenant going before them, leading to the Sabbath, symbolizes the Messiah, we must only consider that the Ark represents God’s reign over Israel, and upon it was His Throne of Mercy. Thus, it is a similitude that points to the fact that it is a timely journey to the coming Kingdom of God, wherein the Messiah will set on the throne in Jerusalem. From the cross, Christ went out before us, to prepare us a place in the “Third Heaven,” which is also the “Seventh Heaven.” (N.B. The Kingdom of Heaven is a place that has been hidden in the earth, suffering violence, and all the messengers thereof have a veil over their eyes. Yet as the spiritual Kingdom is, so shall the corporeal be.) So we no longer belong as slaves to the world- Egypt- but are followers of the Lord.
God promised all of Israel a “New Covenant” because they had broken the former after they came out of Egypt into the Promised Land (Jer. 31:31-33), but this does not mean that the things of the Old Covenant are null and void. Rather, they serve as perfect shadows of what is fulfilled in the Substance that is Christ. Every single holy day (moed) and story prophetically confesses my Elohim YHVH’s excellent and panoramic plan. We follow a cloud of witnesses by Day, and during the darkest of nights we are led by the fire of the Holy Spirit. Indeed, it has been no pleasant journey, and looking back to Egypt is our natural response, yet we journey forward to the Promised Land of the coming Kingdom of Heaven. This is the “Good News” that will be preached to every nation for the return of the King (see Rev. 14:6-7).
And the LORD said unto Moses, “Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee for ever.” And Moses told the words of the people unto the LORD. And the LORD said unto Moses, “Go to the people, and sanctify them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes, and be ready against the third day: for the third day the LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai.” (Ex. 19:9-11) KJV; quo. mine
If we know by the words of Paul that Sinai foreshadows the coming of Christ to Mount Zion, to heavenly Jerusalem that comes down to Earth (being manifest in this world), we should also conclude that the times given in the shadows, likewise, must provide prophetic patterns of things to come.
But ye are come unto mount Sion [Zion], and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels [messengers], to the general assembly and church [Ekklesia, “called-out ones”] of the firstborn, which are written in [spiritual] heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men [people] made perfect, and to Jesus [Yeshua] the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling [atoning blood sprinkled on the people], that speaketh better things than that of Abel [cry for life, vengeance for blood]. (Heb. 12:22-24) KJV; intrpl. mine
From this, if we bring spiritual things down to Earth, we perceive that the Body of Messiah- the citizenry of Jerusalem- will be perfected on the third day (cf. Luke 13:32). The Law could not complete that perfection on the third day of shadows, for it was an outward cleansing with righteous regulations and precepts, but the inner parts are cleansed by the New Covenant, via the Spirit of God, as spoken by Prophet Jeremiah. Nevertheless, what is counted grace before those who hear and believe, as we are boldly gathered to the throne of Zion, is appointed fear and trembling to unbelievers in the nations of the world, who are only now being introduced to our awesome God. Because they will not perceive the spiritual things to know what is to come, they are faced only with the corporeal shaking and await the Revelation trumpets before the Messiah appears in the clouds of heaven. They do not have grace, so they will be faced with the consequences of the eternal Law.
And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightenings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceedingly loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled. And Moses brought forth the people out of the camp to meet with God; and they stood at the nether part of the mount. (Ex. 19:16-17) KJV
Consider the trembling of the people being introduced to God. What does it mean prophetically? I posit that it symbolizes the trembling of the nations that gather against Zion during the Apocalypse. For them the Lord will introduce Himself in a very fearsome manner. Why? They have rebelled against Him and His plans for Jerusalem. They have rebelled against the coming Messiah. They have not heeded all the warnings of the prophets, and they do not know the time of the Lord’s visitation. They have denied His works of creation, and they persecute the people who keep His Word- both the fathers of the faith and their offspring.
“The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel,” saith the LORD, which stretcheth forth the heavens [expands the universe], and layeth the foundation [crustal layer] of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him. “Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all people round about [Muslims and those who join with them], when they shall be in the siege both against Judah [tribe of the Jews] and Jerusalem. And in that day I will make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all [nations] that burden themselves with it [scheme for Palestinians] shall be cut in pieces, though all the people [nations] of the earth be gathered against it.” (Zech. 12:1-3) KJV; intrpl. mine
Thus, a warning goes out to the world: Do not seek to prevent the Lord’s work in His people. It is written in the shadows that all who do so will become a sacrifice when He purges the land and the world for the Kingdom of Heaven. This Kingdom of Messiah has been determined for millennia, and it will be accomplished. The Stone comes from the Mountain, and He comes with an army of living stones. And be they Jew or Gentile that set themselves againt His work, secular or religious, He will cast them out in everlasting shame; He will not compromise in Israel or with the world set against His people. Those who are not with Him are against Him, and He cannot be stopped from restoring His tribes for a holy nation. He will purge from within and sacrifice from without, and nobody can stay His hand. Hence, if the Lord would cast out His own people for not heeding the Messiah, and scatter them among the nations in the Diaspora, what can we expect for those who hate all of His works and seek to deny the King and the Kingdom?
Jesus [Yeshua] saith unto them, “Did ye never read in the Scriptures, ‘The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner’: This is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes? Therefore say I unto you, ‘The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof. And whomsoever falls on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.’” (Matt. 21:42-44) KJV
To whom is the Lord speaking for our age, seeing that Jerusalem has already received double for all her sins, and the people of old have already suffered for their rejection- cast out of the nation? This is no mystery; it has already been determined that the Stone of God will crush the armies of the Beast and False Prophet:
Then was the iron [Roman Empire], the clay [Ottoman Empire], the brass [Grecian Empire] , silver [Medo-Persian Empire], and the gold [Babylonian Empire], broken to pieces together [their remnant unified against Israel], and became as the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the [destroying] wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone [Messiah] that smote the image became a great mountain [unmovable, exalted power, as God], and filled the whole earth. (Dan. 2:35) KJV; intrpl. mine
These are only a few revelations of what is to come, and when it comes. There is no mystery for people who earnestly search the Scriptures and choose comprehension over mistaken secular and religious ideologies and worldviews. The only mystery is why these things are not being universally taught, but with so few believers learning of them. On the morning of the third millennial day from the cross, Christ will come as sure as rain. The world will meets its Maker, for the Holy Spirit of God is in Him- anointed without measure- the MESSIAH