We find that David refused to go any further with the ark at this time. News flash: THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS BALANCE. 2. What is impossible with man is possible with God (Luke 18:27). Naturally, our physical appearance and strength decline as we advance in age. Scripture: 2 Samuel 6:10-12 Denomination: Baptist Summary: Obedience and faith are essential to our Christian lives and witness before others. THEY HAD A GREATER APPRECIAION OF THE BLOOD OF JESUS. But once you study the Hebrew text, your begin to understand and see things from His perspective. His name is interpreted thus: "Obed" = "the servant who honors God in the right way"; "Edom" (lit. 1 0 obj Vs. 11-12David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites: for Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel, and Amminadab. Let us follow after Gods ways, and we will see His blessings and favor follow after us. There is great benefit in following the Lord, and as we do, we have the potential to make an impact on the lives of others. Is it this church is your affiliate church ? Remember who else hailed from Gath? The answer to the question is that Obed-Edom was courageous and willing to take the ark of the covenant to his home even after seeing the gruesome killing of Uzzah because, after this incident, everyone was terrified and unsure of whom they were supposed to give it to. As long as Jesus is there making intercession for us, we get to enjoy the blessings that He deserves. And so it was, when God helped the Levites who bore the ark of the covenant of the Lord, thatthey offered seven bulls and seven rams. Church, Christianity is not about laws or doctrines. Without Jesus shed blood, there is no remission of sins (Heb. But Gods people should have known betterthey should have known to honor the Lord by carrying the ark on their shoulders instead of moving it on the oxen cart. As a result, they were struck dead (1 Sam. Happy to be of service and glad you are blessed! To those who try to add their good works to Jesus Finished work GodADDSto them all the plagues listed in this book! There is blessing in solving generational problems. Those poor, clueless, haplessPhilistineshadthe Ark for a total of7 months; 7 months of pure hell, that is. Upon hearing the news, he fell backwards and, being very heavy (obese), when he toppled off the stool on which he was sitting he broke his neck. Other answers are directly tied in with why the oxen stumbled in the first place. Share with me in the comments below. Even Phinehas wife, upon hearing the news, was traumatically induced into labor and died in childbirth, but not before she named the child Ichabod meaning, The glory is departed from Israel.. Ibeg to differ. 3 0 obj Moderate. What Jesus simply said was His Name: I AM, literally, YHVH () and they all fell to the ground before the Holy One of God. They talk about laws, rules and regulations, how to be holy, Church growth and evangelism, blah blah blah. God spoke to me about this and as I researched and saw this I knew the answer. If someone was sick or had any need at all, they broke bread. The word Giddite seems to indicate that Obed Edom is an inhabitant of Gath, a Philistine city. Id sayGod is WELL-ABLE to defend Himself. What does it all mean? An Attitude of Fear (10) So David would not remove the ark of the LORD unto him into the city of David: but David carried it aside into the house of Obed-edom the Gittite. This year, may these family blessings manifest so evidently in your familys lives that people will talk about it. They were singing songs of praise and worship. And wives are called by God to submit themselves to their husbands as unto the Lord (Eph. But we are children who are deeply loved by our Father, and that is why we want to please Him. You see, all names in the Bible have a meaning, and ourGod LOVES to hide wisdom and truths in names, places, even numbers, for those who are hungry enough to search them out. Well Isay, UZZAH NEEDS TO DIE!Bring Jesus once again back to His rightful place: AT THE CENTER of worship in the churchandLET THE OXEN STUMBLE! I am so blessed by your teaching. It explained and confirmed a lot of things in my Spirit. What sacrifice are you willing to pay for the cause of Christ, the church, or the brethren? One of the ways God blessed Obed-Edom was in giving him many sonseight to be exact. God bless you.. 2 0 obj God promises to repair all the ruins and broken areas. Though some choices are bad, yet we can learn great lessons from it. We are no longer separated from God, and every believer has equal access to the throne of grace. While Obed-Edom was probably not aware of Gods laws, he valued the ark and knew the importance of the shed blood, which was passed down from generation to generation from the time of the garden of Eden (it was God Himself who first shed the blood of an innocent animal to cover the sins of Adam and Eve). He said, Im coming with you! He and all his house picked up stakes and moved in with the Ark, becoming gatekeepers alongside the priests! II Samuel 6:9-119 David was afraid of the Lord that day; and he said, How can the ark of the Lord come to me? 10 So David would not move the ark of the Lord with him into the City of David; but David took it aside into the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.11 The ark of the Lord remained in the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite three months. 6:2). The Chronicler naturally desired to think that only Levites could discharge such duties as Obed-edom performed, and hence, the references to him as a Levite. In this year of Rest and Acceleration, God wants to accelerate His restoration in your family life. And the LORD blessed the house of Obed-Edom and all that he had. 1 Chronicles 13:14 NKJV, The ark of the LORD remained in the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite three months. I have been reading on the story of Ruth and what a beautiful story of our Lord Jesus. Required fields are marked *. 11:2526), He was showing us the importance of valuing His blood. When you believe that by grace, you have this righteous identity in Christ, you will start walking in practical holiness. He put it on his own new ox cart, and started off with his impressive entourage. We cannot addANYTHINGto it. Obed-edom, el hijo de Cor, tuvo sesenta y dos hijos y nietos. Abinadab, a Jewish priest, had it in his house for 20 years, yet there is no mention of God blessing him..at all! BRING THE ARK BACK TO THE CENTER OF WORSHIP! He made the link that this was due to him experienced the presence of God through the ark when the Ark of Covenant was placed in his home. the oxen stumbled The reason the oxen stumbled was that David had copied the ways of the world. Su historia es conocida en la Biblia porque recibi el Arca del Pacto en su casa durante tres meses. When David learns that Obed-Edom is being blessed with the "dangerous" ark at his house, David realizes that the ark itself is not the problem. Nevertheless, due to the lack of data point, it may be different persons as well. You can see restoration simply by putting Jesus at the center of your family life and relationships and by being conscious of His blood that has removed your sinsmaking you righteous and deserving of all Gods blessings. James, who was pastoring the Jerusalem church at that time, agreed with Peter that the Gentiles should not be made to keep the law, for it is in line with what God said through Amos. Communion, instead of being a remembrance of Jesus and what He did for us, becomes a remembrance of their sins, which have ALL been put away! Im so blessed with this great message. 16:38. This is where the oxen stumbled and Uzzah made hisfatal mistake, reaching out his hand to steady the Ark. 4:22)! Vs. 16: David spoke to the leaders of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers accompanied by instruments of music, stringed instruments, harps, and cymbals, by raising the voice with resounding joy.. The account of Obed is found in the book of Ruth, "when the judges ruled the land" ( Ruth 1:1 ). It wasnt just on Sunday, but daily, sometimes more often. The deep things of the spirit that others fear to engage in, if you do, youd attract blessings that others have shun. 2 Samuel 6, 2 Samuel 6:10-12, Acts 4:12, John 14:6, Sermon Topics: Their first mistake was to boast that theirgod, had triumphed over the God of Israel. No, NEVER. Let the blessings that were on Obed-Edom and his household be upon you and your houses, upon your families, upon your little ones. They were carved on stones of pure*sapphire,as clear as the heavens above. 9 And these are the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in mount Seir: 10 These are the names of Esau's sons; Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of Esau, Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of Esau. Thanks for your response! However, the men of Beth Shemesh also did not follow the ordinances surrounding the ark, and they opened the ark and looked in at the law and the other symbols of mans rebellion. And the Bible said God blessed Obed-Edom. 12 Now the sons of Eli were corrupt;they did not know the Lord. Check out the piece called, Theres room at the cross for you, and the article on the Gospel of Matthew in my Gospel series. If Obed Edom was really a Philistine living in Gath, this would make the episode in 2 Sam 6:10-12 incredible. We must not try to do our Fathers work. These sermon notes were taken by volunteers during the service. wealth (chayil) The Hebrew word, chayil is translated many times in the Bible for wealth. So not only will you and your children have moral strength, but you will also have wealth! Now if David had checked with Gods word, hed have known the proper way to carry the Ark. He does not See our sins, represented by the three items contained inside. However, over the years, I began to study the name more closely. If you honor God, He will bless you! She was implying that Jesus was too late. God had ordained that the ark was to be moved in a very specific manner. You'll see how one little secret can help you leav Church, youd better know with absolute certainty thatRighteousness is a gift you receive,not an action you perform. Join Daniel King to learn how the remarkable story of a little-known Bible hero contains the key to releasing God's favor on you and your family. Esta es la historia de Obed-edom, un privilegiado de la antigedad a quien Dios bendijo haciendo que el Arca del Pacto reposara en su casa por tres meses gloriosos. He died instantly. If the Ark is a picture of Jesus, then where was He? Know how far it is from the house of Obed Edom to Jerusalem? Whats a Gittite?Someone from the city of Gath, in Philistia. And the LORD blessed the household of Obed-edom and all that he had." (1 Chronicles 13:14). Many years earlier the ark had been . Secondly, due to his lineage, he was probably appointed more because it was his duty to do so. 1 2 3 4 Next The Obedience of Obed-edom 2 Samuel 6: 10-12 In His presence, there is fullness of joy. Do you have God in your dealings? now my doubt about uzzah and obed edom is cleared. God's Timing is Not Our Timing Jesus was on his way to heal Jairus' daughter, but he takes time to talk to the woman who touches his robe. However, when Gabriel appeared to Mary and prophesied that she would carry Jesus in her womb, she believed the Word of God (Luke 1:38). Uzzah reached forth his hand to steady the ark and God struck him dead (II Samuel 6:1-9; I Chronicles 13:1-14). A person in whose premises, and under whose care, the ark was deposited when the death of Uzzah caused David to apprehend danger in taking it farther. All this time I have missed . However, Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life (John 11:25), and raised Lazarus from the dead. Ultimately, Obed-Edom decided to follow the ark and eventually became the doorkeeper of the Tabernacle of David (1 Chron. I want to examine the lessons within the text as we consider: The Obedience of Obed-edom. While transporting the Ark, Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, had set the ark on a new cart. The battle in which the Ark was Captured by the Philistines, took place during the time that a man named, Eli, was high priest over Israel. His gracw is BEYOND AMAZING! Lets pause for a moment to know more about the Ark and understand how it was designated to be carried. Lets follow his story. 50 of them were Aleph (), meaning they were Leaders or chiefs.These were men who should have known better..but somehow didnt. Thank you. 3. An Attitude of Fear (10) . Reports, News & Uzzah sees the cart lurch, and . Our Father doesnt want that for us. Thank you. Wednessday(men class): 5PM - 6PMFriday(Singing class): 5PM - 6PMSaturday(Evangelism): 10AM - 1PM, Do all the good you can, The first thing that God wants to do is to bless your household. I Chronicles 15:2626 And so it was, whenGOD HELPED THE LEVITESwho bore the ark of the covenant of the Lord , that they offered seven bulls and seven rams.. However, Gods Word promises us that we shall experience the oppositeas our days progress, we shall have increased strength. Pastor Prince shares a testimony from a lady, who after hearing about the theme of the year being Rest and Acceleration, trusted God for her newly-renovated apartment to be rented out to a good tenant. What? A Gentile? An example of how we trust in our own strength is by trying to keep the law to earn Gods blessings, to achieve our breakthroughs, or to overcome sinful habits. % As He is, so are we in this world (1 John 4:17). That may have bee a typo. PICK ONE. 25. When the Angel of Death came, the blood on their doorposts was what protected them from harm (Exod. The answer to that question changes everything! God has the right to take life, but He also has the power and loving desire to give life eternally. What a difference now that David understood why God had blessed Obed Edom. Thats why the strength of sin is the law (1 Cor. In the Old Testament days, the Ark of the Covenant was understood to be the presence of God among His people. I was a freshly Holy Spirit filled believer coming out of a baptimethadist background filling in at a Pentecostal church. After consulting with their own priests, they put together a trespass offering (smart move ) and put it on an ox cart pulled by two milk cowsnursing mothers, in other words. Did he just let David take the Ark? Jesus needs to be broughtBACK TO THE CENTER. You can plainly see that they played music. 19:8). The first attempt wasn't done properly, and resulted in the death of Uzza. HUGEDIFFERENCE between him and Abinadab. It just means that instead of using words of demand on them, we can correct our children with words that bring supply. When we try to be acceptable or pleasing to God by our own good works or try to merit or earn His blessings, we stumble too. 5:9, Heb. Whats the difference between Abinadab and Obed Edom? Dramatic tragedy takes place as the procession moves toward Jerusalem. He preferred the Presence of the Lord this much. When the Ark was present, the people knew God was with them. este Obed-edom del final del versculo 38 con el Obed-edom que figura al comienzo del mismo versculo. xiii. It lets me understand Bible more. No, Noah was responsible to BUILD the ark. He feared God, and acknowledged him. A Korhite Levite. Be sure to sign up to get updates on the latest sermon notes by Team JP. And thank you for the reply very encouraging. (For God had blessed Obed-Edom. ) 2:30 Therefore the Lord God of Israel says: I said indeed that your house and the house of your father would walk before Me forever. But now the Lord says: Far be it from Me; for those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me shall be lightly esteemed. Remember what happened in the temple of Dagon? They also sounded the Shofar every step along the way. Praise and worship are involved. Peter, whom God had used to preach to the Gentiles, stood up and said: Now therefore, why do you test God by putting a yoke on the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear? Acts 15:10 NKJV. Obed-Edom is a picture of believers who are conscious of Jesus finished work and shed blood. I believe you will know the right time to study and the right time to play games.. From bad attitude to aNEW ATTITUDE,he is recharged! Your blessings are Jesus..plus nothing. The Ark demonstrates that Jesus is 100% Man (wood) and 100% God (gold.). Acts 4:12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. God, as you know,loves to hide truths in the meanings of the names of people, places, even things in the Hebrew language and letters throughout the Bible. Joseph Prince, Introduction: Say yes and amen to all of Gods promises, Give Jesus center place in your family relationships and see restoration abound, Follow Gods ways and see His blessings and favor follow after you, It is by grace, not by effort, that you receive breakthroughs and win in life, Rest in the Lords love for you and depend on His supply for everything you need, The secret of Obed-Edoms family blessings: valuing the blood of Jesus, Value the person of Jesus and His finished work, and see Gods abundant blessings come upon your entire household, Edom comes from the root word dam, which means blood (thats why the name Adam means red-blooded man). I believed bible is talking about the obed edom the one that serving God not Philistines. All is well this week for you and yours, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. . Oh, no! The two golden Cherubim, wings unfurled,heads pointeddownat the Mercy Seat, represent the guardians of Gods Holiness and Righteousness. Check it out and see what you think. You know: Half man, half fish. With all that in mind, lets continue with our story. #3) A golden pot of manna, pictured above. 1. So, they helped their god back up onto his place {snicker}. From what I recalled from the sermon, there was little mention of a critical factor. . Took care of it and its contents. 6:1112). What lessons can you learn from his life? 78:68). No wonder there wasexuberant praise and worship!!! They made a foolish, HUGE mistake and pushed aside the Mercy Seat. The Holy Spirit, in telling us this story, is illustrating the verse that says,The letter KILLSbut the spirit gives life.Oh, it kills alright:QUITELITERALLY. As for thetablets of sapphire, you may refer to the embedded ink above entitled, Ananias and Sapphire, for more on that topic. Copyright JosephPrince.com 2022 Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting and with thesound of the horn (Shofar),with trumpets and with cymbals, making music with stringed instruments and harps.. Boaz was a landowner who became Ruth's kinsman-redeemer. Now it was told King David, saying, The LORD has blessed the house of Obed-Edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God. So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with gladness. 2 Samuel 6:12 NKJV. Oh dear!
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