How God Designed & Created Men, In His Glory!
We have come to know that God made all human race 3-dimensional beings to be like, His Glory, that is, the same Tabernacle, which Moses built, a replica of. Well, in case you are not aware as you read on you will begin to see it.
Now, before God’s Spirit would take His time to explain this whole thing about the creation of man to me, He first showed me a scripture in the Bible.
Do you not know that you are the Temple (Tabernacle) of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
1 Cor. 24:1 NKJV.
Hence, each and every human being on earth has a body, a Soul and a Spirit irrespective of his or her ethnicity, tribe, colour, race or other statuses. So we were designed and created by God to bear the glory of the same Tabernacle model God gave to Moses on the mount.
So in other words, if we want to understand how God created us (man), then we have to understand how He created the Tabernacle.
The Description of God’s Tabernacle
Note: (if you have read in any of our posts about the details of the Tabernacle (the Lord’s Model) and you understand it very well, then you don’t need to read it here again.
Just scroll down to the next subtitle after this subheading to continue with the post, or else you can still consider revising, by reading the description of the tabernacle here again).
When explaining the details of the tabernacle, The Lord’s Spirit helped me to realize that the tabernacle had 3 courts, thus was also 3 dimensional like Man. The tabernacle had an Outer Courtyard, The Inner Court and a Most Holy Place.
The Outer Courtyard
This was the largest court of the Lord’s tabernacle.
Inside Outer Court: Indicated by Arrow
Before a person will enter the Outer Courtyard, there was a Gate in front which one must pass through before getting into the large outer courtyard.
Outer Court Gate
Moreover, the whole courtyard was covered with white linen cloth, fastened to several poles and pegs. In the compound of the Outer Courtyard were two vessels. The first one after the Tabernacle Gate was the Brazen Altar of Burnt Sacrifice.
Altar of Burnt Sacrifice
It was a brass metallic rectangular box with wire mesh inside it. Under the mesh were coals of fire. At the four corners of this Altar were four extensions called Horns. It was on this Brazen Altar of Burnt Sacrifice that sacrifices like lambs, bullocks and grains of cereals were burnt. Also, the blood of sacrifices was also poured upon it and also in a brazen pan by its side. The second vessel, right after the Brazen Altar of Sacrifice was the Brazen Laver. The Brazen Laver was a large brazen bowl filled with water to its brim.
Brazen Laver of Water
The priests of the court often washed their hands in this brass pan before entering into the Temple to render services to the Lord God.
The Inner Court
But the first room of the Temple was called the Inner Court or Holy Place. This Inner Court too has a Door in front, which enclosed it. So then, before one enters this room, he had to pass through the Door to get into it.
Inner Court Door
Inside Inner Court
Now, inside the Inner Court we can see a Gold Plated Table on the right side. This table was called The Table of Showbread and on it were 12 flat loaves of bread.
Table of Showbread on the right: Six flat loaves on each side of this Table.
These 6 loaves on each side totaled up to 12. On the left side of the Table of Showbread was what was called The Golden Menorah.According to description, the Golden Menorah was also a vessel of Six (6) golden lamp stands, with seven (7) candle sticks upon it. And the 7 candlesticks were lit frequently with coals of fire to provide light for the entire room of the Inner Court, often called the Holy Place as well.
Candlesticks being lit by a Priest
As fuel for the candlesticks, the priests used Olive Oil. Then again, the Golden Menorah also had engravings of flowers and fruit buds on the stems of each of these 7 candlesticks.
The Altar of Incense
At the far end of the Inner Court, close to the veil shielding the Most Holy Place was The Golden Altar of Incense.
Incense Table: by the veil of Most Holy Place
On this piece of gold plated furniture, incense was burnt. When the incense was burnt, the incense smoke or gas filled the whole Inner Court.
Incense being burnt by Priest
But there were certain ingredients that were used for the incenses. These included Gum, Resin, Onycha, and Galbanum. Now, this floor space in between the Golden Menorah vessel and these other two sets of furniture of the Holy Place was called the Threshing Floor. Then as one looks into the Holy Place, one can see that the veil shielding the entrance of the Most Holy Place had artistic designs of Cherubs.
Cherubs on Veil: Designs of Eyes Close by
Around these cherubs, you see other designs as well. These designs around the cherubs reflect the eyes on the bodies of cherubs. Cherubs, on the other hand, are celestial beings who have eyes all over them. They live with God in the world we can’t see. There were also colourful Curtains on the left and of the right hand side walls of the Holy Place: and even in the second and last room called the Most Holy Place are also curtains. But, according to the measurements, the length of this Holy Place was 20 cubits, with breadth too being 20 cubits.
The Most Holy Place
Finally, the last room of this Temple was the Most Holy Place. Though this room was the smallest and last room, it was the most important place of the tabernacle. This was because when Moses had finished constructing the entire tabernacle, it was reported that the people saw God heading down from the skies as fire, and without any particular form, into the Most Holy Place.
Ark of Covenant visited by God’s Glory of Fire
Anytime He went into the Most Holy Place in the appearance of fire He sat upon The Golden Ark of Covenant. There was no light in the Most Holy Place, but His nature being light and fire produced light for the Most Holy Place. On the gold plated Ark of Covenant Box, were also gold images of cherubs, each one on the side, with their glorious wings spread out to cover God’s face.
God as Light over the Ark of Covenant: face covered by designed wings of the Cherubs
The Items inside God’s Ark of the Covenant: Yet inside the Ark or the Chest Box on which this fire celestial being sat were other items, which Moses was commanded to set in there. These included the 2 Tablets of Stone on which the popular 10 commandments were written, the Golden Pot of manna (The bread God gave to the children of Israel), the book of the Law, and Aaron’s rod (a rod with shoots of fresh green leaves.
Ark of the Covenant with Vessels inside
Once a year, the High Priest went into this sacred room, called the Most Holy Place to offer sacrifices. He also burnt incense to fill the Most Holy Place: he never went in there when God arrived there. By measurement, this Most Holy Place had its length to be 10 cubits, and a breadth too to be 10 cubits. Lastly, while the large Outer Courtyard had no covering, the Temple of two rooms, of an Inner Court and a Most Holy Place had roofing made with Badger Skins.
Outer Courtyard uncovered: Dark Badger Skin over the 2 rooms
The tabernacle itself, its vessels, furniture and all other items are symbolic and also have direct interpretations as well. So for us to understand how God created man, according to the model of His Tabernacle, which also reflects His Glory, we also have to understand the meaning of this tabernacle, vessels and furniture sets, that is, their literal and symbolic representations, as far as the making up of man, was concerned.
How God designed and Created Us with His tabernacle model
Thus, in order to understand how we were made, we are to understand what these vessels and sets of furniture means, as far as our Human Psychological nature is concerned.
The Entire Table: First, the entire tabernacle represents the whole being of mankind.
We are 3-dimensional organisms
A temple, is Man
The Outer Courts, Inner Court and Most Holy Place of Mankind’s whole being
The Outer Court-(Our bodies)
The first part of tabernacle, called the Outer Court was to represent our human bodies or our flesh. Now, in the Outer Court, we have seen that there were two main vessels- They were the Brazen Altar of Sacrifice and the Brazen Laver which was filled with water.
The Water in the Brazen Laver: Of course, since the Outer Court was to symbolize our human bodies, this water inside the Brazen Laver was to signify water in our human bodies.
In other words the water in our physical bodies gives us life and cleanses our bodies of toxins in the same way the priests were commanded to wash themselves of all filth with the water in the Outer Court.
The Water in the Brazen in the Brazen Laver symbolizes the water in our Outer Court, i.e., our bodies
As known, water is known to make up of 70% of the human bodies.
The Blood of Sacrifices on the Altar and in the Pan: Nonetheless, the blood upon the Altar of Sacrifice, with its Pan, full of blood signifies the blood we have in our bodies. This is basically to say that the human body is basically made up of blood.
The Blood Sacrifice Poured into the Brazen Pan and upon the Altar
Hence the presence of these two objects in the Outer Court was to indicate that the human body is basically made up of Blood (red pigment) called BLOOD and then Water (The Water inside the Brazen Laver).
A body of Blood and Water represented by the presence of Water and Blood in the large Outer Court.
The Badger Skin Covering over the Temple: Now, the dark badger skin covering of over Temple was to represent the hair on our human bodies, because the animal badger is a dark hairy animal.
The Hairs on our Skins and bodies
The Symbols of Brass Elements: And why did God use brass in the Outer Court. In symbology, brass was a symbol to represent something that can perish or die. So this Brazen Altar signifies that the human body can be subjected to a lot of weaknesses, pain, suffering, sicknesses and death as well. And so we humans can die or perish at any time. So this is why we face these in life.
Wood and Fire of the Brazen Altar: This was also to provide knowledge that humans are like wood or trees and so we are flammable beings. In fact it is also one of the reasons why we can die and perish at any time, no matter who we are. So its important for us to take great care of our lives, of how we physically live.
Fire and Heat Produced in the Outer Court: The heat which was produced from the Altar was also to indicate that humans are really warm blooded beings (having heat inside our flesh or body). This is exactly what science tells us.
The Inner Court of Our Bodies-(Our Souls)
On the hand, The Lord’s Spirit added that the Inner Court stands for our human soul. Below, we will find what these vessels and set of furniture in the inner court represent the basic properties also found in our human souls.
The image of Our Souls
The Showbread Table: We described it as a Golden Table set by the priest with 12 loaves of bread upon it. Bread over here signifies knowledge. As bread is the food needed by the human body, knowledge is the food needed by the human soul too.
The human mind, which is part of the soul, was created by God to receive knowledge through study and meditation.
Secondly, the number 12 (the 12 loaves) in Numerology, represents the following: Kingdom, sectors, systems, lands, governments, control, administration, organs and satisfaction. So this number was used to indicate the kingdoms, (the various aspects and sectors) of human life (of our human soul), which we need KNOWLEDGE (that is, bread) to know much about in order for us to be capable of living completely fulfilled lives (12-satisfaction).
These aspects or concerns of the human soul (life) borders around health, food (what to eat), education (the desire to know), relationship (companionship/marriage/friendship), time management, leadership, work, shelter (where to lay our heads), security, self-actualization, wellness etc. They are the desires of every man’s soul (mind/consciousness/heart) so they define our needs and wants in life which need to be satisfied with economic resources here on earth.
This was why God provided us with the Earth (The Geographical Economy with Resources). So these desires are rightly from our souls. Hence, it is the reason why we have political economic systems so that the government can assist the people in getting their share in the available economic resources in order to be satisfied too with all what God has provided for mankind-all His creations.
The Golden Menorah (The 6 golden Lampstands with 7 lit Candlesticks): The number 6 also stands for Man in the study of Numbers. So, the 7 golden lamp stands for what God calls Seven (7) intellectual properties needed by every man’s soul or spirit. As the priests of God’s temple were instructed to light the 7 candle sticks all the time, and to keep it burning at all times, and were to never let it go out, God was trying to give knowledge through that. The light which was produced by the 7 candlesticks symbolized ‘illumination or knowledge.’ Thus, every man or woman’s light, (his illumination) and understanding increases while he or she continues to study to acquire more knowledge and also understanding (candlesticks always lit). This was to show that education is very vital to the human soul. It is the needed soul food (the symbol of bread) for every man’s mind. Now, the acquired Knowledge on the other hand, can be further broken down into other properties.
These properties are the manifestations your soul causes you to live up to, once you acquire knowledge or begin to educate your mind or senses to become enlightened (lighting the 7 candlesticks of your mind). From inside you, you begin to act as a man of knowledge, understanding, wisdom, counsel, might, fear ( live a respectable life) and a man of power (boldness or authority), because of the knowledge you have gotten inside of you, hence the seven lit candlesticks (the seven major properties of the human soul). We have come to acknowledge that education enables us to be confident, bold, smart, and to shine among others like a lit candlestick in a completely dark room.
You become the envy of society as they are given the biggest positions to occupy in the business world. Hence, our souls are lit up as we imbibe knowledge! Thus, if darkness is in a man’s soul, it is a reflection of much ignorance in him. This will inevitably make him poor, disrespected, and for that matter he or she would be dissatisfied in him or herself much of the time. Hence, you cannot manifest your way in any of these powerful intellectual properties if you do not get your mind to be properly schooled.
You will be known and called an ignorant person or an uneducated person, and in fact, uncultured, weak willed, timid, and finally, uncivilized. (Note: that not every education is correct information). Lies, wrong assumptions and schools of thoughts will still bring darkness to the soul, because they are not going to become good fuels (the olive oil for the fire) for correct thinking and judgment into issues. You need the Truth, nothing lower, nothing more!
Thus, in order to receive the light of life into you, you have to begin studying and to educate mind properly, properly with only the Truth. That is when your life can progress effectively. This was why God said His word was the Truth, which is to mean that His Word is purely of the correct knowledge and can change or transform the human soul to become properly educated because He God knows, He doesn’t guess since He created all things. He has no assumptions or schools of thoughts. God guess not, He knows everything from A to Z, even before they happen!
God shows us from here that without knowledge acquisition (esp. the Truth), the room of our Souls would be dark indeed (dark energies). Hence, our minds are like moons which must be lit with the Sun of good Perfect knowledge which nothing but only His Word, both what are supposed to do, and what we are supposed not to do, as far as the human make-up is concerned. We receive revelation from here that the human senses can continually be sharpened and trained. It is possible to increase in your IQ, if you keep educating and training your senses rightly, from time to time. But, if we stop acquiring the Truth to acquire what is not the Truth, start losing the vital energies of life from our soul. We start dying and attracting all sorts of socio-economic problems into our human lives!
Therefore, here is one major determining factor, why some people are so poor in this world, whiles others are making it big all the time. Truly, we have very much seen the differences between the schooled and the unschooled in our world. Hence, God advice us through here that we should keep studying and it is important that we must study correctly. We are to become proper disciples (students) every time. We know that even God, according to the Bible, is not a God of religion but a God of Infinite Intelligence. That is why He is called The Word (meaning The Truth of Knowledge)! Because our God’s IQ is so sharp, that is why He does things always and always according to Wisdom, Knowledge and Understanding.
He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
Jer. 51:15 DBT
I could perfectly understand from the above scripture that God actually learnt to acquire knowledge and wisdom before creating the entire universe.
As His children we are to be very enlightened as Him through His Word in order to acquire the same facts He received before creating Time and Space, and knew how life should be developed, so that we can also come above all earthly circumstances of life like Him. How could He have designed the universe and formed it in perfect order and wisdom? Hence, these things we see didn’t come by chance or by evolution, or by natural selection. They were designed and created His intelligence.God Almighty pondered over them and thought about them and made them all!
The Golden Fruit Buds: These Golden Fruit Buds are symbolic of the diverse human emotions.
Fruits-Diverse kinds of Emotions of every Man’s soul
The human emotions include the fruit of love, joy, hatred, envy, pride, gentleness, goodness, gentleness, selfishness, righteousness, merciful, etc. These fruits define what sort of people we are. So they are fruits or emotions which define our characters, behaviours, temperaments and personalities as well as well as how we see issues, individually.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
Gal. 5:22-23 NIV.
The Spices for the Incense: The ingredients that were used for making Incense were called Spices. They included Gum Resin, Onycha, and Galbanum. When these 4 ingredients were burnt Incense smoke filled the whole Inner Court. Over here, these spices were to represent the skills and the talents inside the soul. It means that when one keeps receiving knowledge, He begins to be filled with skills as well (gas or smoke-fill from the burnt spices). His whole body becomes trained, while He trains himself physically, emotionally and spiritually to be more equipped for any work.
The Threshing Floor: The Space in between the Vessels and furniture sets of the Inner Court was called the Threshing Floor. But in real life, a threshing floor was a place where good seeds (+) were separated from bad ones (-). Hence, this was to perfectly give knowledge that man’s soul, specifically His mind, also has the ability to take in information (bread), analyze and judge between right (+) and wrong (-) information (e.g. thoughts). Thus, a person’s Choice and Decision could either be good (+) or bad (-) at the end of His judgments over a matter or an information he had received. That is why God reads our minds, to know our thoughts, decisions whether they are perfect toward Him, or other fellow men or not.
The Eyes and Artistic designs of Cherubs: Cherubs are creatures with eyes all over them. Thus the Eyes and the artistic designs of cherubs here reveal our minds eye that sees. These artistic designs on the other hand are to represent our imaginations. Our Imaginations as known are also images, (artistic) designs or pictures we constantly form with our minds (eye). Therefore our souls have the energy to reject and thresh out the bad information, before allowing the good information into its memory, that is, the heart (Most Holy Place), being the most important parts of our bodies.
The Flying Wings of Cherubs: The flying wings here were to indicate that thoughts are capable of flying into our heads (minds). You can just be there and an idea or a thought will just pop up or fly into your head. However, this may either be a good thought (+) or not (-), and so for a better progress of life, the bad ones must be threshed out.
The Most Holy Place-the Human Heart
The Most Holy Place describes the nature of our Spirits, which are the third and innermost part of our beings. Thus, those vessels and items in the Most Holy Place are symbolic representations of the certain important qualities found in our Spirits or Heart.
The Ark of the Covenant– This stands for man’s heart, which is, where our Spirit sits in our bodies, and we where we make our final decisions, after accepting a thought into our minds and have gone further to judge it. Thus, here is the core place of our hidden motives and where we ponder down into the positive information we have allowed into our hearts or spirits.
The Two Tablets of Stone upon which the 10 Commandments were inscribed: Law is a symbol of Power, Force and Energy. So this is to indicate that the human psyche is an energy and Power being. There is power or energy in the human soul and in the Spirit. This is the reason why the human Spirit, as well as the Soul by nature is made up of both Electromagnetic and Electromotive Energies. So we are all energy beings. Secondly, the LAW represents the laws of our hearts. Here, these tablets were used to describe the nature of man’s Spirit or heart as a book or as a tablet on which knowledge and also laws are inscribed, just after one has finished learning, listening to advice, to an instruction, to a teacher or to lecturer, or just after he had finished with deep meditations.
The Book of the Law: Of course, these laws also symbolize the laws forming the human inner or sub conscious mind, which is the part of the Spirit or heart. So they refer to our unique innermost principles and values which we keep, and is often a part of our temperaments. So, they form part of the human conscious mind.
Items placed in the Ark
The Pot of Manna: Here, this pot was further to describe man’s spirit or heart, which is like a pot which keeps knowledge. The manna in this pot was also a type of sweet bread. This installed knowledge inside you is the knowledge you bring out from your spirit (golden innermost pot) when you speak forth, especially to show your suggestions, ideas, interests, motives, reasons and understanding over a matter, and so on. Yet, as manna was sweet, so God expects us all to be sweet from the heart, towards Him, and towards one another. We should not heap bitterness in the golden pots of our hearts towards each other, and towards Him.
Aaron’s rod that budded: Aaron’s rod was the severed tree plant with green leaves upon it. The greens represent life given to the human spirit through the correct knowledge of life (Through God’s Word). But above all, this surge of life energies comes to the soul or Spirit, especially when one practically lives according to this correct knowledge of God (i.e. living according to all God’s Word’s (Logos or Rhema).
The Incense that filled the Most Holy Place: This incense in the Most Holy Place was to represent the thoughts or ponderings of our hearts. As is the nature of thoughts and imaginations to fill the whole mind, soul and heart, so that we are consumed in our thoughts, so does the whole Inner Court and Most Holy Place gets filled with smoke whenever the priests and the high priests also burnt incenses too, in the Most Holy Place.
The Image of Cherubs: These cherubs were known to have the looks of Man. Eventually, this was to suggest that the spirit-man in you has the same looks as your outward physical appearance. Hence when we see you, we see how your Spirit also looks like. Man’s glory is therefore the same as the tabernacle. Thus, through His Tabernacle, we see God teaching us Human Psychology because He designed and created us by looking up to it. So Humans are as the same pattern as the universe, but this has not come into our minds. According to the Lord, the reason why we are blacks and whites upon the surface of the earth was because He wanted to create a perfect balance in our human system.
It was like a negative (-) and positive (+) balance, to create the perfect balance among colours of the human, race. As it would not take one charge (e.g. Negative) to generate light and life, so it won’t take only one type of complexion to create our perfection in the whole, earth.
So, we must love God; we are actually supposed, to love, one another, and do ourselves, no harm, bringing, our sacrifices, to God-our Love.’
THAT IS WHY, THE WHOLE LAW GOD GIVES TO MAN IS TO LOVE, FINDING FAVOUR AND MERCY, IN EACH OF OUR BROTHER’S EYES, WHILE LOVING EACH OF THE CREATIONS AS WELL:
L-O-V-E IS THE KEY. (Thus, as brothers, if a man, does not, walk in love, He does not know, God(I John 4:8).
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God, is love.
1 John 4:8 Niv.
For years, God is expecting Peace on Earth.
Your Wife, is Your Sister, and Your Husband, too, is Thy Brother.
(Let us, come together and make a Joyful noise, to the Lord; worship, and praise Him, forever).
(Cherish the Whites, and as well, the Blacks)
So Give to the Needy, who’re like you; and to the Poor, who’re just like you.
For Love, is certainly, the Key to one another! Be like God, your Father!
I thought, this was one of the wisest things, God did.
Thus, we should know that, God had created us all in His Glory, both blacks or whites alike, for it was the very same tabernacle He had used to reveal to us, His glory. We are one with all things. From His own Glory, by love, God had created all men to be in His Glory.
Then God said, “Let US make man in our image, according to our likeness.
Gen. 1:53 HSCB
So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them
Gen. 1:27 NIV
Hence, its time for worship.
This is why it is a ‘MUST’ for all men to worship God. The Lord by Himself could speak it better by saying;
I have bound myself with an oath. A word has gone out from my righteous mouth that will not be recalled, “Every knee will bow to me and every tongue will swear [allegiance].”
Isaiah 45:23 YLT
Then added, after ‘seeing’ the Maker of His Glory,
The poor will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise him– may your hearts live forever!
All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, and all the families of the nations will bow down before him, for dominion belongs to the LORD and he rules over the nations.
All the rich of the earth will feast and worship; all who go down to the dust will kneel before him– those who cannot keep themselves alive.
Posterity will serve him; future generations will be told about the Lord. They will proclaim his righteousness, declaring to a people yet unborn: He has done it!
The Father is our Glory because; ‘…as He is, so we are in this worldAmen.
Finally, we are told that by one man, we all came, and filled the Earth.
From one man He has made every nationality to live over the whole earth and has determined their appointed times and the boundaries of where they live.
Acts 17:26 CSB
To Him be the Glory, for making all things, anew.
With lots of love, and Praise from God.
To God be the Glory.
(Called, by the Anointing of God).
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