Revelation 11:13,15 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven…. From seio; a commotion, i.e. Self discipline is a sacrifice and it is lacking heavily in this modern generation. Properly, to stare at, i.e. One of the main reasons that we don’t bring honor and glory to God as we should is a lack of self discipline. In his book of Spiritual Leadership Dennis Corle made this statement, “The less character you have the more governing you require. Their "testimony," then, is evidence they give or a witness they provide. Exo 26:34. Revelation 14:15-17 And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the time is come for thee to reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe…, Revelation 15:5-8 And after that I looked, and, behold, the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened: …. ‘ărôn ha-berîth, chest of the covenant). In the word of God Enoch is the only type of the saved person who is alive and goes up at the rapture of the church. We want to know how, when, and where God is going to deliver us or supply our need. One might ask how can we know what pleases God. “And you shall put into the ark the Testimony which I will give you” (Ex. In. So the ark of the testimony is the “box of the agreement.” The ark of the testimony was a wooden box, covered in gold inside and out. And there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament; And there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail; Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Prophecy: Revelation 11:19 God's temple that is in heaven was (Rev. The Apostle John recorded in Revelation 11:19 that he saw the Ark in the temple in heaven. The passage for this sermon is dealing with the instruction that God gave to Moses concerning how to build the Tabernacle and its furnishings. He, she, it, they, them, same. Wednedsay Bible Club – 7PM, Copyright Bible Believers Baptist Church - All Rights Reserved, The Law required a perfect sacrifice and Jesus Christ was that sacrifice (, It is important to note also that the Ark of the Testimony was 1.5 cubits high (, Notice also when God tells Moses to put the tables of the covenant into the mercy seat notice he call them the” testimony that I will give you” (. With this and the name “Ark of the Testimony” we see that one of the key things to having a good testimony for the Lord Jesus Christ will be sacrifice. Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. This was a testimony really to the “rights of God” - which has been openly denied A flash of lightning, brightness, luster. The word used for ark is the same as that used of the coffin (mummy case) of Joseph (Gen.50.26); elsewhere of the chest containing the tables of the law, resting in the tabernacle or in the temple. Exodus 9:18-29 Behold, to morrow about this time I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt since the foundation thereof even until now…. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear. This ark is the token of God’s presence with, and interest in, His people - the elect; but here in verse 5 we see the tabernacle of the witness (testimony). From diatithemai; properly, a disposition, i.e. And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightning, and voices, and thunder, and an earthquake, and great hail. Aaron’s rod that budded was also a sacrifice because it was alive then cut down and made into a rod. Re Apocalypse) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. Bible > Revelation > Chapter 11 > … Again, the Ark of Testimony is a shadow and prefiguring of Jesus Christ and His atoning sacrifice via the New Covenant. We are not as willing to sacrifice as the people of God 30 and 40 years ago. One preacher will says this pleases God and another will says something else pleases God. 25:22; 38:21). A temple, a shrine, that part of the temple where God himself resides. 25:16). “The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy” (Rev 19:10; cp. A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very. And you shall put the mercy seat on the top of the ark; and in the ark you shall put the testimony that I shall give you. Revelation 16:18 And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great. So, the manna and the staff were kept in the same place as the tablets of stone, but it’s possible they were not, strictly speaking, inside the ark. Then one day he became flesh and dwelt among man as his son Jesus Christ (John 1:1, 14). The second thing is that it is not really our testimony for Jesus Christ but it is that God gives the testimony of Jesus Christ by him being in us (. 11 Then there was given to me a [] measuring rod like a staff; [] and someone said, “Get up and measure the [] temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it. 10:14-18). The, the definite article. Revelation 11:19 Then the temple of God in heaven was opened, and the ark of His covenant appeared in His temple. This is also probably the biggest reason why the testimony for the Lord Jesus Christ has suffered so much over the last couple of decades. 11 And you shall overlay it with pure gold, inside and out you shall overlay it, and shall make on it a molding of gold all around. The Ark of the Covenant, also known as the Ark of the Testimony, is one of history’s most intriguing ancient mysteries. 2)  Give praise to God and do good and communicate (Hebrews 13:15-16), 3)  Walk in a way that pleases God (1 Thessalonians 4:1), 4)  Not being in the flesh (Romans 8:8) {this is explained in the context of the passage}, 5)  Escaping the evil woman (Ecclesiastes 7:26). One that he gave us the ultimate sacrifice in Jesus Christ. A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. The Ark of the Testimony Ex. The Ark of the Testimony Ex. Saved church age saints will be taken off the earth at the rapture which is right before the tribulation. That is true but he will return during the tribulation and be killed as one of the two witnesses in Revelation chapter 11.