Verse 8~Stephen took care of the tables but he also carried out his ministry.
The parables cover a sinner, who doesn't keep God's 10 commandments, comes back to God and his enormous love for us all who turn to him. Fear God he will show you the covenant, and his secret (Jesus) will be with you Psalms 25:14. Those who belong to Jesus were given to Jesus by God the Father (John 6:44). If you have heard and learned of the Father, then to Jesus you will go (John 6:45).
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:Not of works, lest any man should boast.Ephesians2:8
Works WILL deceive many people into thinking they are Christ's.Grace is never earned.Matthew7:22:23
>>...and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter. Realize that not only this chapter but 1-11 are in the present tense. This is NOT about the future. It is about preparation as it is the present tense as of 2,000 years ago!!!! So Christians, I strongly recommend that you prepare yourselves fully for the Day of the Lord.
Finally the rainbow. The rainbow has 4 earthly colors and 3 heavenly colors - on earth as it is in heaven. There are 4 letters to 4 angels of 4 churches in chap. 2 and 3 letters to 3 angels of 3 churches in chap. 3. Read and understand the simple cryptogram from the 1st chap. of Ecclesiastes that explains what the 4 living beings are in Ezekiel that in turn explain this chapter and its 4 beasts.
John the Revelator sees a sea of glass - his emotions are stilled while in the spirit. 2 sets of items keeps shape-shifting - the 7 spirits of God into 7 stars and then 7 angels of 7 churches and now 7 lamps. The 7 churches changed into 7 candlesticks then into 7 churches again and now 4 of them - from chapter 2 - are now 4 beasts virtually identical to the 4 living beings in Ezekiel.
Another question why isn't Cain's genelogy in with Adams? verse 25 God had appointed her another seed since Cain slew Able.. Seth.. I thought I read somewhere that the giants were offspring from the angels ? With women from somewhere I cant remember . I'll have to look that up. May God bless each of us. He has me...
Lev. 23: 33-44 "Tabernacles" the Joy of the Lord
In these seven feast. Feasts means appointed times it has nothing to do with eating. The Lord appointed and announced these events, which the people faithfully had to celebrate. "Passover" Christ died for our sins; "Unleavened bread" separation from sin; "Firstfruits" Christ raised from the Dead; "Pentecost" birthday of the church; "Trumpets" the calling of God's people; The Day of Atonement;
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