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Seed of the Woman

SYNOPSIS – The vision of the “Dragon” persecuting the “seed of the Woman” represents Satan’s present “war” against the saints of God – Revelation 12:1-17.

In Chapter 12 of the book of Revelation, a great sign appeared in heaven, a woman “arrayed with the sun and the moon beneath her feet.” She was in labor pains. The description borrows language from the dream of the Patriarch, Joseph, in which he saw the sun, the moon, and eleven stars rendering homage to him. The stars represented the twelve tribes of Israel paying homage to the twelfth star, that is, to Joseph (Genesis 37:9, Revelation 12:1-5).

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NEITHER JEW NOR GENTILE

SYNOPSIS – To return to the custodianship of the Law is to rebuild the wall of separation between Jew and Gentile – Galatians 3:26-29

In his letter to the Galatians, the Apostle Paul portrays the Law or Torah as a “custodian” or paidagōgos – (Strong’s – #G3807). The English term “pedagogue” is derived from it. Unlike English, the Greek term does not refer to an educator but to someone with supervisory responsibilities. In Greco-Roman society, a “pedagogue” was a servant with custodial and disciplinary authority over a child until it reached maturity.

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