Within the "types" and "shadows" of the Old Testament scriptures is a "blueprint" for a great master plan to prepare a Bride for The Lord Jesus Christ. The early Church understood this to be the "prize of the high calling" (Phil.3:14) of God's Redemptive plan, that the Church would be presented as Eve was to Adam. (Eph.5:21-33 Eve was to be a "help meet" to complete him. Gen.2:18)
This is why the Church is to be a "glorious church not having spot or
wrinkle or any such thing; that it should be holy and without blemish," a
"help meet" for Christ, completing Him. (Eph.5:27 Rom.8:29, 2 Cor.3:18, Eph.4:11-16, 1 John.3:2) Click here for audio http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoGrouxw6f8
Paul, the wise master builder and apostle, (1Cor.3:10, Gal.1:11-12) interpreted Jesus to be the "last Adam" (1Cor.15:45, Rom.5:14) and the Church to be compared to "Eve." (2 Cor.11:1-3, Eph.5:21-33) The Lord Jesus Christ has already given Himself as Adam did in order for His Bride (the Church) to be taken from His side. This preparation has been ongoing for the last 2,000 years (2 days / 2Peter.3:8-9) and is about to be completed.
This 12 Phase series will draw a line through our present day and some insight into where the Church has come from. what it is (or should be) doing and where it is yet to go in the future.
The key is to know where our generation is. The pattern compared with Church History reveals this.
Click here to begin the 12 Phases
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