The mystery of number seven and her children
Number;number reveals God's nature,the true nature of God can be best expressed in a number form which is said to be three-in-one nature of the Almighty[i.e.God the father,God the son,God the holy spirit].
Considering the three-in-one nature of God,we can conclude that every number has their origin in God;before the entire universe came into existence,numbers have already been existing.Numbers are as old as God himself:that is why we have the book of "Numbers"in the bible.Never the less,the mystery of creation of night and day brought numbers into physical realm of existence.For instance,number one to seven was first mentioned in the bible as a result of the activities which God carried out in day number one of the creation to day number seven of it, in which he rested[Gen1:5-31,2:1-3].
Number sevenis divine and original in nature.In God's calender,number seven is the end of all numbers.As far as God is concerned,every other numbers after number seven are man made/artificial numbers.The prove for this is that God rested after he created the number 7th day;meaning an end has come to his creation of numbers and works,so he had to rest from all his works and numbers which he created.God also decided to hide his goodness,blessings and perfection in number seven[Eccl7:8,Gen2:3]because that was the last number he created.
Number seven can be likened to a fruitful vine with many children which are her fruits[items of number seven like seven things,seven times,seven days,seven weeks,seven months and seven years etc];every of her fruits reflect all of her characteristics and glory which she carries.For instance,the "seven seal"[Rev5:1]of the book in the bible in the right hand of God signifies the deepest level of mystery of God's word as it is contained in God's heart.Also,the word of God has to pass through fire "seven times"before it can be declared to be pure[Ps12:6];meaningful and acceptable events in the bible are done for seven days.2Chron30:21,Josh6:1-5.Moreover,it takes seven weeks for Nehemiah to rebuild the broken wall of Jerusalem.Nehe6:15.Based on our normal conventional calender,the seventh month is said to mark the beginning of another half of the year.This can be said to be a month of new beginning[Isa43:18] and cleansing [Ezekiel39:12]for sinners who have wasted the first half of their lives in sin to repent and become a new creation.Lastly,seventh year is scripturally known as a year of release[Exo21:2],a year of reward[Gen29:18],a year of honor and abundance of blessings[Esther2:15-18], a year of supernatural lifting[2Kgs11:21]and a year of restoration[2kgs8:1-6].
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