2018 WT Message Seven

Crystallization-Study of Numbers (1)

Message  Seven

The Eternal Blessing of the Triune God

Opening Word of the Prophesying Meeting

Reading the verses in each day.

Reading the main points in the outlines.

Pray-reading the verses:

Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, Thus you shall bless the children of Israel; you shall say to them, Jehovah bless you and keep you; Jehovah make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you; Jehovah lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. So shall they put My name upon the children of Israel, that I Myself may bless them. —Num6:23~27.

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. —2Cor13:14.

Word of Appetizer

In Numbers 6:22-27 we see a pattern of blessing by the priests; What, then, is the blessing in Numbers 6?

this blessing is neither an Old Testament blessing nor a New Testament blessing; rather, it is the eternal blessing of the Triune God, which is the Triune God dispensing Himself in His Divine Trinity into us for our enjoyment.

The only blessing I have received from the Lord is my Triune God. MyTriune God is my blessing.

Spiritual Burden

In the entire universe the unique blessing is the Triune God, and this blessing comes to us through the dispensing of the Divine Being into us in His Divine Trinity—in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; We must enjoy and be blessed with the processed and inner circulating Triune God day by day so that we may dispense Him as the unique blessing of the universe into others for the accomplishment of God’s heart’s desire to have the testimony of Jesus, the corporate expression of Jesus.

 

Concluding Word of the Prophesying Meeting

The Revelation of the Truth

In the entire universe the unique blessing is the Triune God, and this blessing comes to us through the dispensing of the Divine Being into us in His Divine Trinity—in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

In Numbers 6:22-27 we see a pattern of blessing by the priests; this blessing is neither an Old Testament blessing nor a New Testament blessing; rather, it is the eternal blessing of the Triune God, which is the Triune God dispensing Himself in His Divine Trinity into us for our enjoyment.

Second Corinthians 13:14 says,“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all”; the blessing here is actually the same as that in Numbers 6:23-27.

The Experience of Life 

“Jehovah bless you and keep you” can be ascribed to the Father;The Father blesses us in every way and in every aspect in His love and He keeps us in every way and in every aspect in His power  “Jehovah lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace” can be ascribed to the Spirit;the Holy Spirit comes as the countenance of God; if we grieve Him, His countenance will drop, but if we obey Him, He will be happy with us, and He will lift up His countenance to confirm us, assure us, guarantee us, promise us, and give us everything.

Practice and Application

Sometimes when we consider our situation, we may be disappointed and feel that we do not have anything. What should we do when we feel this way? We should turn to the Triune God. He is our real blessing and portion.

We must enjoy and be blessed with the processed and inner circulating Triune God day by day so that we may dispense Him as the unique blessing of the universe into others for the accomplishment of God’s heart’s desire to have the testimony of Jesus, the corporate expression of Jesus.

 

 Using Key Verses to Have a Bird’s-Eye View over the Whole Outline

Key Verses (1)

Eph1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenlies in Christ.

22~23……and gave Him to be Head over all things to the church ,Which is His Body, the fullness of the One who fills all in all.

I.In the entire universe the unique blessing is the Triune God

.and this blessing comes to us through the dispensing of the Divine Being into us in His Divine Trinity—in the Father,the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

. Ephesians 1 gives us a record of how the Triune God blesses His chosen, redeemed, and transformed people in His Divine Trinity, issuing in the church as the Body of Christ, the fullness of the One who fills all in all.

. As the consummation of the entire record of the Bible, the New Jerusalem is the very God in His Divine Trinity—the Father, the Son, and the Spirit—mingled with His chosen, redeemed, regenerated, transformed, and glorified people as their eternal blessing; such a blessing is the ultimate fulfillment of God’s blessing to Israel in Numbers 6.

Key Verses (2)

Num6:23~27 Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, Thus you shall bless the children of Israel; you shall say to them, Jehovah bless you and keep you; Jehovah make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you; Jehovah lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. So shall they put My name upon the children of Israel, that I Myself may bless them.

John17:15 I do not ask that You would take them out of the world, but that You would keep them out of the hands of the evil one.

Eph4:30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you were sealed unto the day of redemption.

III. the blessing In Numbers 6:22-27 is the eternal blessing of the Triune God

.In Numbers 6:22-27 we see a pattern of blessing by the priests; this blessing is neither an Old Testament blessing nor a New Testament blessing; rather, it is the eternal blessing of the Triune God, which is the Triune God dispensing Himself in His Divine Trinity into us for our enjoyment:

.“Jehovah bless you and keep you” can be ascribed to the Father; The Father blesses us in every way and in every aspect in His love, and He keeps us in every way and in every aspect in His power.

. “Jehovah make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you” can be ascribed to the Son;The word face signifies presence; as the One whose face shines upon us, Christ the Son is the visible presence of the invisible God.

. “Jehovah lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace” can be ascribed to the Spirit ;the Holy Spirit comes as the countenance of God; if we grieve Him, His countenance will drop, but if we obey Him, He will be happy with us, and He will lift up His countenance to confirm us, assure us, guarantee us, promise us, and give us everything.

Key Verses (3)

2Cor13:The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

2 John 3 Grace, mercy, peace will be with us from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.

III. Second Corinthians 13:14the blessing here is actually the same as that in Numbers 6:23-27:

IV. We should turn to the Triune God

.“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all”; In the blessing of the apostle Paul, the Triune God comes to people for their enjoyment; Paul not only brought people into the presence of God but also brought God into them.

.On the one hand, to bless others is to bring them into the presence of God; on the other hand, it is to bring God into them as love, grace, and fellowship so that they may enjoy the Triune God—the  Father, the Son, and the Spirit.

.Love, grace, and fellowship are three stages of God for our enjoyment—love is within, grace is love expressed, and fellowship is the transmission of grace into us.

.The love of God is the source, since God is the origin; the grace of the Lord is the course of the love of God, since the Lord is the expression of God; and the fellowship of the Spirit is the impartation of the grace of the Lord with the love of God for our experience and enjoyment of the Triune God—the Father, the Son, and the Spirit, with Their divine virtues.

.Sometimes when we consider our situation, we may be disappointed and feel that we do not have anything. What should we do when we feel this way? We should turn to the Triune God. He is our real blessing and portion.

 

Prophesying Topics—Twelve Topics per Week

D1

T1 In the entire universe the unique blessing is the Triune God(Acts1:2)

(Illustrate anything besides God is vanity, Only God Himself is real with experience.)

T2 Triune God dispenses Himself into us in His Divine Trinity as our blessing.(Eph1:3~14)

(Illustrate how does Triune God bless His chosen, redeemed and transformed people in His divine Trinity.)

D2

T1“Jehovah bless you” means that Jehovah gives Himself to you.(Num6:23~24)

(Illustrate the blessing in Numbers 6 is the eternal blessing of the Triune God,)

T2 The Father keeps us in every way and in every aspect in His power(John17:11、15)

(Illustrate the whole world lies in the evil one (1 John 5:19). Hence, the believers need to be kept out of the hands of the evil one)

D3

T1 Jehovah make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you.(Num. 6:25,John 1:14)

(Illustrate God’s incarnation was the shining of His presence. Along with this shining there was grace.)

T2 Three fold blessing of Triune God.(Num6:22-27)

(Illustrate the Trinity is uniquely unveiled in the threefold blessing in Numbers 6.)

D4

T1 Jesus came as the face of God, and the Holy Spirit comes as the countenance of God(Num6:26)

(Illustrate“Jehovah lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace” can be ascribed to the Spirit)

T2 If we obey Him, He will be happy with us and giving us peace.(Eph4:30)

(Illustrate He gives peace not only in our environment, but also in our being—in our heart, in our spirit, and even in our mind with experience.)

D5

T1 Blessing others is not only brought people into the presence of God; he also brought God into them.(2Cor13:14)

(Illustrate there is a great difference between the Old Testament pattern of blessing by the priests and the New Testament pattern of blessing by the apostle. )

T2 The New Testament blessing is much higher and deeper than the Old Testament blessing.(2Cor13:14,1John3)

(Illustrate what is the proper blessing according to the pure God’s words.)

D6

T1 In both Numbers 6:23-26 and 2 Corinthians 13:14 the blessing is not outward and material.(2Cor13:14)

Sometimes what should we do when we consider our situation, we may be disappointed and feel that we do not have anything.

T2 the trinity of the Godhead is not for the doctrinal understanding of systematic theology(Matt28:19,2Cor13:14)

(Illustrate the trinity of the Godhead isfor the dispensing of God Himself in His Trinity into His chosen and redeemed people)