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This particular End Times Bible study is our extremely exhilarating and thought provoking 7000 Year Plan of God quest into the absolutely awe inspiring meaning of the number 7 in the Bible. We will be exploring the number 7 Bible prophecy and asking ... What is the significance of the number 7 in the Bible and how does the 7000 year plan of God affect Christians today? Let's look into this prophetic 7000 Year plan together as to be enLIGHTened, shall we?
What is the meaning of the Number 7 in the Bible? For us to completely comprehend the depths of the significance of the number 7 in the Bible, we will have to start our voyage by sailing back to the beginning of the Bible. So, we will begin in the book of Genesis. Many of the patterns, signs and prophecies are based on the number 7 in the Bible. Great, but what is the Significance of the number 7 in the Bible? To discover the truth, let us sail in search of the Spiritual number 7 SEA-cret.
The 7000 Year Plan of God Mystery
The Meaning of the Number 7 in the Bible
To begin with, the number 7 Spiritually symbolizes completion and/or perfection. The number 7 is used more than 700 times throughout the Bible within the Old Testament and the New Testament. We will be exploring past events from the Bible and even prophecies concerning the future which God used and will use the number 7.
Work Six Days, Rest on the Seventh
The Bible says in Genesis,
Chapter 1 that God worked 6 days and rested on the 7th day.
And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had made;
and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He
God used the number 7 in the Bible to create laws which would apply to His people. What is the meaning of the Number 7 in the Bible though? Here is Wisdom ... An example of this is that they too were to work 6 days and then they were to rest on the 7th day just as God did. This day is called the Sabbath day which is a day of rest. Therefore, this seventh day was a day of completion.
9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:
10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God:
in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy
daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor
thy stranger that is within thy gates:
Our search for the Spiritual answer to ... What is the significance of the number 7 in the Bible is already revealing a pattern for us, is it not? Back in the Old Covenant, (Christians are now under the New Covenant) If God's people had a servant, they were to work for 6 years and be set free at the 7th year. God's people were also to plant crops in the land and gather fruits for 6 years but not in the 7th year so that the beasts of burden and even the Earth itself was to be at rest.
10And six years thou shalt sow thy land, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof:
11 But the seventh year thou shalt let it rest and lie still; that the poor of thy people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thy oliveyard.
12Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed.
This was a never-ending cycle concerning the number 7 in the Bible. Even Jesus, when He was put on the Cross, hung there 6 hours, and died at the beginning of the 7th hour.
Mark 15:25, 34-37
25 And it was the third hour, and they crucified
34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud
voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?
which is, being interpreted, My God, my
God, why hast thou forsaken me?
35 And some of them that stood by, when they heard it,
said, Behold, He calleth Elias.
36 And one ran and filled a sponge full of vinegar, and
put it on a reed, and gave Him to drink, saying, Let alone; let us
see whether Elias will come to take Him down.
37 And Jesus cried with a loud voice, and gave up the
The Number 7 in the Bible Pit Stop ... Now, let us do a little math concerning the number 7 Bible pattern ... They crucified Jesus at the 3rd hour (9:00 AM) and He died at the 9th Hour (3:00 PM). That is 6 hours and when the 7th hour began ... It was over. We see again the number 7 Bible timeline created by God.
There are 6 time periods of work and 1 time period of rest.
Day of Rest
The Meaning of the Number 7 in the Bible tidbit of Truth ... The Bible says that after the End Times, there is a one thousand year period of time, known as the Millennium which Satan is imprisoned and there is a time of peace and rest for mankind:
3 And cast him [Satan] into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the Word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
1000 Years = One Day to God
In our Significance of the number 7 expedition, we find that the Bible reveals that Heaven and Earth are reserved for fire and
judgment, but that one day to God is 1000 years to mankind:
2 Peter 3:7-8
7But the Heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.
8But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with
the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
Besides the number 7 Bible prophecy being important, it also says
that a thousand years in God's sight are as but a day, as a "watch"
in the night.
For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is
past, and as a watch in the night.
Now, let us do a little more 7000 year timeline simple math based on the number 7 in the Bible facts and figures. Since we know that God says that ... Mankind and everything else from animals to land itself, shall work for 6 days and are given a time of rest on the 7th day. And since a 1000 years to man is 1 day to God and there is a one thousand year time period known as the Millennium then there is a 7000 Year plan of God. In short ... There is a 7000 year period divided into a 6000 year period and then a 1000 year period of rest which is the mysterious 7000 year plan of God which you will understand even better after you check out our 7000 Year Timeline Graph.
Meaning of the Number 7 in the Bible
The 7000 Year Plan of God Clock
We have been given specific dates throughout the Bible from Creation to Jesus, so we can see how much time has passed from Creation to Jesus. The following is a timeline based strictly on the Bible. It took many years to perform this extensive study and create this 7000 year sign chart, so although the legwork has been done for you, the Scripture locations have been given, so that you can confirm the findings.
Let us proceed with our extremely essential prophetic investigation into the meaning of the Number 7 in the Bible. The Bible tells us at what age each child was born to the individual before him and gives us dates and years of specific events, throughout the Bible. Therefore, we will be adding up all of these years to determine the amount of passing years. We will use Adam as the starting point, since he was the first man that God created according to the Bible.
The Bible references will reveal how many years had passed as we proceed, so you only need a calculator to add up the amount of years that have passed from Adam to Jesus. We have created our 7000 Year plan chart strictly from the Bible. (Following the graph and its footnotes is a link back to this ... Significance of the number 7 in the Bible page. You are going to love this 7000 Year Timeline Chart;
What is the Significance of the Number 7 in the Bible?
The Millennium will will bring in the last 1000 years of the SON-sational 7000 year plan of God. If you looked at the prophetic chart, you know that it has been approximately 6000 years from Adam to present day. Remember that the number 7 in the Bible pattern suggests there is a 7000 year period from Genesis to Revelation. It is also written that one day to God is as a thousand years to mankind. So, the 7000 Year Plan is but a 7 day cycle to God.
As you recall from earlier ... In the Book of Genesis, Scripture shares with us that God worked for six days and then He rested on the Seventh Day. The seventh day in the 7000 year plan is the thousand year Millennium which is a one thousand year time period of rest. Just as with the seventh day known as the Sabbath. Remember what we were told clearly:
But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the Angels of
Heaven, but my Father only.
Now you know the answer to the question ... What is the significance of the number 7 in the Bible? It is part of the 7000 Year Plan of God and you are a part of God's mysterious and miraculous 7000 year plan. What is the meaning of the Number 7 in the Bible? It means completion. God is in control and knows when the end is and what will occur. Don't be scared. Be prepared.
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