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And they went every one straight forward: whither the spirit was to go, they went; and they turned not when they went.                                          Ezekiel 1:12

The Faces of the Four Living Creatures – their movement


Three Steps to Preparing an Earthly Dwelling for God’s Presence

Abraham Tested – Genesis 22:1

Meaning of Tempt:

1) Hebrew, OT meaning, - Tempt = to test or ________ prove _______ one.

2) Greek, NT meaning

“Good” context, Tempt = to try, make trial of, test: for the purpose of ascertaining his quality.

“Bad” context, Tempt =  meaning to entice or attempt to entice (someone) to do or acquire something that they find attractive but know to be wrong or not beneficial.

Abraham’s Test

1) Did Abraham ______ believe _______________ God’s promise of Genesis 12:2,3

2) Would God keep His ______ promise ______  Abraham’s son, Isaac? - Genesis 22:1

A Result:  Abraham traveled three days to the mountain in the land of Moriah that God _____ chose _.

David Tested

Three possible choices of chastisement – 2 Samuel 24:13

David’s choice revealed David’s selfishness, “let ____ us ____” versus “let ____ me ___ not” – v. 14

God responded, vv. 16, and ____ chose _____ the location where His presence would “dwell” upon the earth – 2 Chronicles 6:6

Solomon Builds the Dwelling Place – 2 Chronicles 3:1

The ultimate proof of God’s blessing was the presence of the ______ Shekinah Glory ____________as it stood above the ark of the covenant in the Holy of Holies. As long as it was present, God was blessing Israel.

Visions of God

Class 4 - Handout Answers

Visions of God - Class Index