The power [water of the Holy Spirit] is about to blow out the dam that man has made out of religion! The word [wall] is used six times in just a few verses. "And he who talked with me had a gold reed to measure the city, its gates, and its wall. This tells me that the wall has great significance and we must understand its meaning if we are to build higher so that all nations will come in to it and eat from the bounty of the Lord. The day of testing is "The day" that Paul is writing about and not the day we die. Mankind is NUTS!!! They are small stones that caused an irritant and have become beautiful gemstones in the oyster's mouth. The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all kinds of precious stones... Rev 21:18-19 (NKJV). Archaeologists and locals have been exploring a site where previously unknown Zapotec ruins and carvings have been found. If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are" (1 Corinthians 3:13-17 NAS). Then their souls would be cast into a pit of fire and they would be erased into oblivion. If they wanted eternal life, they would have to fight for it. I could easily expand each one of these but that is not my purpose here. Ra traveling through the underworld in his barque, from the copy of the Book of Gates in the tomb of Ramses I (KV16). According to Revelation 21, 10 and 11,a Jasper stone is described thusly: ....he ..( the angel ) showed me that great city, the Holy Jerusalem, descending out of Heaven from God, having the glory of God, and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a Jasper stone, clear as crystal; This sounds to me like a diamond. Twelve is the number of government, we the church are called to carry the government (authority) of God to the nations. The Mysterious Disappearance of Nefertiti, Ruler of the Nile, Heart Wrenching Letters Reveal the Traumatic Life of Miwnay, A Sogdian Woman in China 1,700 Years Ago, Myrmidons: The Fiercely Loyal and Unstoppable ‘Antmen’ Army of Achilles, The Legendary Emerald Tablet and its Secrets of the Universe. In the next panel, showing the scene after the weighing, a triumphant Hunefer is presented by falcon-headed Horus to the shrine of the green-skinned Osiris accompanied by Isis and Nephthys. For these truths to be the authentic foundation in us they cannot be just dogma that we put into our heads from our much learning. Thomas = Twin, again we are to be like Jesus. As the Lord began to show me this great honor that He has bestowed upon the twelve tribes and the apostles. Matt 16:18 (NAS). The ferry, though, would take them through Duat, a land full of gods, demons, and monsters, many of which were out to kill the soul that tried to pass through. Book of the Dead spell 17 from the Papyrus of Ani. Remember that it is we the body and bride of Jesus that make up the city. The ONLY things they have to offer us humans, are suffering, guilt, hate, and an impossible ordeal that is put upon us to achieve "salvation". That is what our future looks like for you and me my friend. The dam is about to break and how will we stand if we are not built precisely upon the twelve foundations of truth? "Then on the twenty-third day of the seventh month he sent the people to their tents, rejoicing and happy of heart because of the goodness that the LORD had shown to David and to Solomon and to His people Israel" (2 Chronicles 7:10). We are the wall of the city, which is the great temple that God is building out of living stones! Sacred Texts . The very name of Jesus means salvation, it means to be delivered, healed, prosperous, and to receive all of heavens goodness. Rev 21:18 (NAS) We have nothing to hide, but only to give away to those who will come and receive freely and drink from the river of life that is flowing through us from the throne of God. This was actually a step up, though. Why can't "god" just forgive well-meaning individuals without having to go through all these tedious rituals? Web. However, when some Christians begin to suffer and go through fires, they often stop going forward when the building process begins in their lives, not realizing that these fires are now proving the quality of their work and showing what their life is built upon. We must find our place in the kingdom and build our lives in obedience unto the glory of our God. I wonder...each stone represents one of the 12 tribes of Israel. (See Is 11:2). The worthy might go on to paradise, or even become a god – but the unworthy would have their hearts cast to the demons, torn to shreds, and devoured. If souls could make it through the twelve gates, they would arrive at the Kingdom of Osiris, the god the dead. Ancient Egyptian Legends . Revelation 5:6 says, "And I looked, and behold, in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as though it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent out into all the earth." Alphaeus = learned, chief, we are to be kings. They would be granted eternal life and passage into paradise, where they would live with the gods in a land where the fields grew in an endless abundance. Web. Their only option was to carry their dead out into the desert and bury them in a shallow grave in the hopes that the dry air would dehydrate their bodies long enough to reach paradise. Love is not the last foundation but the first level that all the others are built upon. Something to ponder! I said, "What is that?" We seek to retell the story of our beginnings. "And the material of the wall was jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass." My purpose is to get the word and vision for these truths in your heart and for you to experience them. "For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places" (Ephesians 6:12 KJV). One year we went on a mission’s trip to Peru and friend of ours asked if we were going to go to Machu Picchu. The Wall and the bride are constructed out of the same materials because they both represent the SALVATION of our God. I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. Some pharaohs left messages in their tombs, warning the gods that a king is coming who “feeds on gods.” One promised that three Egyptian gods were going to tie their brothers down and tear out their entrails so the pharaoh could cook them and eat them. as they reached the mountain-side, A wondrous portal opened wide, As if a cavern was suddenly hollowed; And the Piper advanced and the children followed, And when all were in to the very last, The door in the mountain-side shut fast. The journey to paradise, for the Egyptians, was no easy path, but it was far easier for a pharaoh than a common man. No! We humans are a product of our environment. Who needs these "gods"? For years I have wondered why we are likened to stones, because they have been here from the beginning and will be here forever as will the temple of our God be. The 12 Foundation Stones in New Jerusalem. Give me a fu*king break. If we are prepared for that day, God will pour through us like a river that will wash away all of satan’s lies from God’s people. Alongside caverns and deserts, a voyager travelling through Duat was promised to see forests of turquoise trees and lakes of fire. "Now if any man builds upon the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw" (1 Corinthians 3:12 NAS). the 12 foundations of the new Jerusalem reminds me of aaron's ephod somehow ,that the high priest wore that had the stones signifying the 12 tribes of israel...exodus 28...9 “Take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the sons of Israel 10 in the order of their birth—six names on one stone and the remaining six on the other. Do you not know that you are a temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? Matthew = Given or reward, Jesus is our reward. When a pharaoh died, sorcerers would spend days casting magic spells to help his soul make it into the netherworld. Col 1:9-13 [NAS], So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God. Paul = small or little, we are to be in our own eyes. The Vikings’ next step out into the Atlantic – the discovery and settlement of Iceland – is one of the best documented events of the Viking Age. And so in the future world, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne, I promise that you will sit on twelve thrones to judge the twelve tribes of Israel.luke 22...28 You have stayed with me in all my troubles. Thank you, I am very GREATFUL for these very enlightening words,I have met many of CHRISTIANS who dont belive in crystals or are totally against them. The word is our plumb line of truth that we are called to live accordingly to if we plan to build accurately. Messiah on Temple Mount: Are We Nearing the End of Time? THE TWELVE NAMED GATES. My last vision of it was when revival broke out in our church and the dam had a small stream flowing over the broken down rocks. ( If the essence of their soul could make its way through Duat, the Egyptian netherworld, and pass judgement before the gods, their souls would be reunited – but this was no simple journey, and the clock was ticking. B. The first row was carnelian, chrysolite and beryl; 11 the second row was turquoise, lapis lazuli and emerald; 12 the third row was jacinth, agate and amethyst; 13 the fourth row was topaz, onyx and jasper. At left, Ani and his wife Tutu enter the assemblage of gods. Its radiance was like a most precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal. Most people know of the great construction achievements of the dynastic Egyptians such as the pyramids and temples of the Giza Plateau area as well as the Sphinx.