From: Sophereth at Kirjath Sepher
To: the Sons.
. in the midst of what we are getting ready to see in the earth among the gentile nations, in the midst of what we are getting ready to see in the earth among the gentile religions,
. His kingdom is coming. to the earth. His will will be done. in the earth. just like it is in heaven.
. Sons that have matured.
. a kingdom of priests.
. Numbers 19:6 Amplified: and you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests, a holy nation (consecrated, set apart to the worship of God). These are the words you shall speak to the Israelites.
. 1 Peter 2:9. but ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood (king/priests), an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His marvellous light. parentheses are mine.
. on the day of Pentecost in the book of Acts, 120 (a multiple of 12), mirroring the 120 priests blowing trumpets in 2 Chronicles 5:12, king/priests, tumbled out of that upper room, blowing the trumpet of the gospel of Jesus Messiah, Yeshua ha Meschiah to the nations.
. one of these days soon, even now it is beginning, the tribulation cannot start until, 144,000 (a multiple of 12), 12,000 out of each of the 12 tribes, will be sealed. they will stand before the throne singing a new song that no one else can sing. worship.
. 12 is the number of governmental perfection.
. Revelation 12. a many membered son birthed. Satan cannot devour him. he is caught up to the throne. (worship). where he rules all nations. (government).
. Revelation 1. unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood, and hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever, Amen.
. Revelation 5. …the four beasts and 24 elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of the saints. and they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people and nation; and hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign upon the earth. the four beasts in the midst of the throne speak of ruling, reigning with Him. the 24 elders around the throne speak of worship. king/priests.
. Revelation 20:6. Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Messiah; and shall reign with him a thousand years. king/priests.
. Romans 8. for we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God.
. mature Sons. already living and moving and having their being in His kingdom.
. mature Sons. in whom His will is being done in the earth just like it is in heaven.
. His kingdom. from heaven to the earth.
. His will. from heaven to the earth.
. what is going on in heaven that will be done in the earth?
. 24 (a multiple of 12), is the number associated with the heavenly government and worship, of which the earthly form in Israel was only a copy. We are told that Moses and David ordered all things connected with the Tabernacle and Temple worship by direct revelation from God, and as a copy of things in the heavens. Hebrews 8:5; 1 Chronicles 18: 12,19. and the sevenfold phrase in Exodus 40 “as the Lord commanded Moses” witnesses to the Divine ordering of it all. It was so with the 24 courses of priests in the earthly Temple; these were formed on the “pattern of things in the heavens.” E.W. Bullinger. Number in Scripture. Page 264. parentheses are mine.
. these 24 are the elders. the heavenly Sanhedrin. the heavenly presbytery. the ruling priesthood. king/priests.
. worship. king/priests. that is what is going on in heaven.
. worship. king/priests. that is the will of God in heaven.
. worship. king/priests. that is the will of God in the earth.
. Ezekiel says that in the kingdom, there will be a division in this kingdom of priests.
. some will be left to minister only to the house. only to the people.
. the ones called the ‘Sons’ will minister only to the King.