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The Mystery of 17

The Mystery of 17

An essential and fascinating key to understanding God’s Word and its design is through the meaning of numbers used throughout scripture.  The study is fascinating when we search for connections and patterns of numbers as they repeat themselves.  As we search for the repetitious use of any given number, we find symbolic meanings are attached to each number.  These consistent patterns, I believe, reveals the handiwork of an all-knowing God.

The arrangement of some numbers tends to be clear.  Others are not and require and in-depth study of scripture. When number patterns are discovered,  they do not exist by random change but by design.  Each number you will find has a symbolism attached to it by our Creator.   

These symbolic meanings of numbers in scripture are different from what is referred to as numerology.  Numerology involves looking for an occult meaning in numbers, their combinations, and numerical totals. 

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Defining Moment – The Resurrection

History certainly has its “defining moments”. These “defining moments” forever change the identity and destiny of an individual, a movement, and even a nation. In my opinion, one of the most important events in all of human history is the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In the book of Acts chapter 24 we read of Paul boldly proclaiming the resurrection before some of the most powerful people of his day – Festus, King Agrippa, and Bernice.

Historical Background

King Agrippa was the Jewish monarch. Agrippa’s territory comprised most of Israel, including Judea, Galilee, Batanaea and Perea. Agrippa (Marcus Julius Agrippa II – A.D. 27-100) was the son of Agrippa I (Acts 12:1-25) and the great-grandson of Herod the Great (Mt 2:1-23). He came to pay his respects to Festus, who was the procurator (governor) of Judea (AD 59 to 62). Agrippa was brought up in Rome in the court of Emperor Claudius.

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