Presentation on theme: "“The Thigh Witness” Everything we do in time has eternal consequences. Therefore God has purposed for man to know within himself the purpose of God’s will."— Presentation transcript:
“The Thigh Witness” Everything we do in time has eternal consequences. Therefore God has purposed for man to know within himself the purpose of God’s will. The thigh witness is God’s purpose personified. Genesis 24:1-4
Genesis 24:1-4 (KJV) Genesis 24:1-4 (KJV) 1 And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things. 2 And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh: 3 And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell: 4 But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.
Lesson objectives Identify God’s headship and how it works in our life. Explain God’s mercy seat and how it relates to the thigh witness. Identify the differences between the shekinah glory and the kabode glory at the mercy seat. Abraham’s experience with the thigh witness and how it works in our life.
God’s headship The Ark is a picture of God’s headship…and God’s judgment… God’s headship establishes his raw-tsone will… Raw-tsone means to owe a debt. Psalm 51:18 Exodus 25:22
Ark of the testimony Exodus 26:33-34 (KJV) 33 And thou shalt hang up the vail under the taches, that thou mayest bring in thither within the vail the ark of the testimony: and the vail shall divide unto you between the holy place and the most holy. 34 And thou shalt put the mercy seat upon the ark of the testimony in the most holy place. Testimony (Ayd) meaning a witness; abstract testimony; specifically a recorder, i.e. prince :- witness.
The mercy seat… God’s people made a mercy seat. Exodus 37:6-9 Two kinds of mercy… – Grace – Mercy Cherubim protect God’s holiness and righteous.
God’s glory God dwells between the Cherubim… [2Kings 19:15] Dwell means to sit and to judge… God’s mercy seat experience… Kabode is God’s impressive glory (blood) which reaches upward toward heaven Seh-kinah is God’s dwelling glory that is inside the Ark and it reaches to the depths…
The thigh witness Procreating power is demonstrated as Ko-akh strength… Ko-akh means to be firm; vigor, literal (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figurative (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard :- ability, able, chameleon, force, fruits, might, power (-ful), strength, substance, wealth. Genesis 6:12-14
Yod- Wisdom Omnipotent Love Abraham-swear Genesis 24:2-4 Hay- Understanding Omnipresent Love Jacob – bowed Genesis 32:24-31 Genesis 33:1-3 Vaw- Knowledge Omniscience Love Samson- judgement Judges 13:1-5 Judges 16:17 2 nd Hay- Prudence Unified Love God’s Tetragrammaton Name of LORD
Conclusion Zaw-kane has to do with maturity from experiences… We must be mature in our choices... God has a thigh witness for your life… God's purposive will is always comes in seed from…