MY NUMBERS’ STORY (5 = Grace)
2 Corinthians 12:9, But he said to me,” My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly of my weakness, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Five = Grace, Cross, Atonement, Life
Numbers are a significant component of our walk with Jesus in order to understand who Christ truly was, is and is to come. Wow, it is such a great revelation to see Christ as Paul (the bond servant, an Apostle, and a prisoner), of Christ Jesus saw him on the road to Damascus in all his Glory as The Risen, The Anointed of God. That part of the story will be explained later, for now let us get back to numbers. All our lives we are surrounded by numbers in one way or another. I myself am not a great fan of numbers I always felt that if you can count to ten you pretty much had it. God is always molding us from the inside until it manifest on the outside, (Spiritual to physical) to get us where we need to be to fulfill our destiny which God foreordained before we were born. (Jeremiah 1:5 “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.”) My live is full of testimonies and trials, BUT THANK GOD FOR THE VICTORIES and CHANGED MAN CHRIST HAS MADE ME. I came to California 7 years ago to give my life back to Christ. My Uncle Pastor Michael Moore church is called “End Time Harvest”, Christ allowed him to give me a chance to turn my life around and I will always’ be Thankful to him, Aunt Pastor Ella and the Church for the covering and praying that was done on my behalf to bring me thought storms and dark nights. Well one of the great things about the Word is that it is Alive. I asked my Uncle why was Paul’s greetings different in each book, Sorry Uncle, but the answer he gave was not what I was looking for, so the question stayed in my heart for 7 years until recently. I continued to study and pray, I must admit I backslid for about 4 years, before I met my wife, became free and God began to bring his word alive in my live again, Thank You Lord. Looking back on the last 2 years, My son Isaac went back to Houston to live with his mother, I had surgery on my left hip in Jan.2010 for an injury that happened in 2004, that the doctors kept saying was my back, well 1 ½ years later 04-11, the hip had to be replaced, with only two months to make it back to work before I lost my position. My wife and I had only been together for one year and we both had kids. So the transition was also going on with our kids and us getting to know each other that was the War(flesh), this is the Victory( Spirit), Isaac is on his way back next week, 01-12, I when back to work 06-24-11 at 3:00pm with a Dr’s note to go back to work. This is what was said, “I don’t know if it’s from above or not but you had One hour left before we were going to fill your position!!! Thank You Lord, MY wife Dea and I are truly made for each other, I understand true Love and Joy, and therefore I understand (Genesis 2:23-24 “At last!” the man exclaimed. “This one is bone from my bone, and flesh from my flesh! She will be called ‘woman,’ because she was taken from ‘man’.” This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one. (On one accord) our kids know and love each other more and more each day. I began to study the word during all of this using The King’s James, N I V, and Amplified versions along with Strong’s Concordance. Root words were my first interest, which led me to Genealogy of the Twelve Tribes and back to Adam and Eve. All that led to a deeper understanding of the word, and to understanding numbers. Here is a little example, The number 5 means in biblical terms Grace, so when I was 5 years old I was awarded the Junior Fire Marshal(my Mothers’ Birth name) Silver Award by Gov. Edwin Edwards at my guest luncheon of the Governor sponsored by The Hartford Insurance Group for “ Fire Heroism by saving 5 kids from a fire. The kids were Shawn 5yrs, Gerald 4yrs, Charmaine2 yrs., Charles 1yr., Paul 1 month old. The Grace of God saved my lil Brothers and Sister, along with myself. Numbers have opened my Spirit so much.