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Like jasper and sardine stone

The way God showed himself to John in Revelation 4:3 is amazing and full of many layers of rich symbolism if one chooses to explore them. Of course, God had to alter his appearance so as not to show John his full glory given the fact no man can see God and live (Exodus 33:20)… Continue reading Like jasper and sardine stone

Benjamin · breastplate of judgment · Christianity · jasper · Joseph · onyx

Christian symbolism in the breastplate of judgment–chapters 11 & 12

The Christian's conversion, two natures, spiritual covering, and God's continual blessings are a few things we see represented by Joseph and the Onyx. In Benjamin and the Jasper, we get a glimpse of our spiritual perfection, God's divine order, persistence in righteousness, and the fact that we are God's beloved.  The word jasper is iaspis in the Greek… Continue reading Christian symbolism in the breastplate of judgment–chapters 11 & 12