Light In The Darkness

By Pastor David M. Grey

Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church

“It is God’s privilege to conceal things and the king’s privilege to search them out in order to discover them.” 

Proverbs 25:2

 

God uses various numbers in His word to express prophetic or spiritual truths.  The challenge for us is to discover the meaning that God has put there and not to go beyond to tickle our own or someone else’s fancy.

For instance, the number one, which represents only singleness in its strict numerical meaning, (as in, “I have one dollar” or “There is only one apple left”)  in the spiritual realm represents the kind of oneness that comes from absolute unity.  It speaks of things that are more than one thing in the strict numerical sense, as being ONE.

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