Deuteronomy – Deu 11:18 …That They may be as Frontlets Between Your Eyes

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Deu 11:18 ...That They may be as Frontlets Between Your Eyes

[Study Aired on August 30, 2019]

Deu 11:18  Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.

I have placed a link below particularly to show how the flesh interprets putting a frontlet between your eyes and binding them on your hands. The Jewish people call it a "tefillin". This is the mark of the beast being shown outwardly in the sense we bind the law of the flesh on our heads and in our right hand of power as it is coming from us to fulfill the law of the flesh. The mark is the number six being repeated three times, as the number six represents mankind and the number three the process of judgment. Instead of us seeing that, we do religious things like this picture illustrates to fulfill what is intended to kill us. I am not saying these Jewish people are the mark of the beast, but I am saying that all mankind, Jewish, African, American, Canadian, European, etc. are all the same, and their ill attempts to fulfill the law by breaking the law are the evidence of the mark of the beast. The reason I used this particular picture is because it represents how literally the Jewish people takes our verse today. I could easily post a picture of a church building with its tall "obelisk" pagan symbol of a phallus, or a Mosque's dome, or a Buddhist robe, or a long Catholic rosary, etc. etc., but you see my point. The people in this picture are for the purpose of us learning how man distorts the spiritual meaning of God's word.

This link shows how the "frontlet between your eyes and binding them on your hands" is interpreted today: https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/during-his-bar-mitzvah-ceremony-a-boy-reads-from-a-prayer-news-photo/502087814

Last week we learned about the rain upon our earth and the absorption of that rain. We learned that the rain is the fire of God's word that burns up the old man, and the new man grows from fertilization of his death. This process is an every day, hour by hour, minute by minute process and in it we possess our souls. With that knowledge we start off this week's study with the word "therefore, shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and soul..." because we have seen that the rain is the fire of God's word, we shall lay up these words of God. It takes five English words in this particular verse to express this one1 Hebrew word and that word is:

H7760
שִׂים    שׂוּם
śûm    śı̂ym
soom, seem
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically): - X any wise, appoint, bring, call [a name], care, cast in, change, charge, commit, consider, convey, determine, + disguise, dispose, do, get, give, heap up, hold, impute, lay (down, up), leave, look, make (out), mark, + name, X on, ordain, order, + paint, place, preserve, purpose, put (on), + regard, rehearse, reward, (cause to) set (on, up), shew, + stedfastly, take, X tell, + tread down, ([over-]) turn, X wholly, work.
Total KJV occurrences: 580

This word can be used in many ways and is mostly used as "put" or "set". But it can also be used as "ordain".

H7760
שׂים / שׂוּם
śûm / śı̂ym
Total KJV Occurrences: 578
put, 151
Gen_2:8, Gen_24:2, Gen_24:9, Gen_24:47, Gen_28:11, Gen_28:18, Gen_30:42, Gen_31:34, Gen_32:16, Gen_33:2, Gen_37:34, Gen_40:15, Gen_41:42, Gen_43:22, Gen_44:1-2 (2), Gen_47:29, Gen_48:18, Exo_2:3, Exo_3:22, Exo_4:15, Exo_4:21, Exo_8:23, Exo_15:26, Exo_17:12, Exo_24:6, Exo_28:12, Exo_28:26, Exo_28:37, Exo_29:6, Exo_29:24, Exo_32:27, Exo_33:22, Exo_39:7, Exo_39:19, Exo_40:3, Exo_40:5, Exo_40:19, Exo_40:24, Exo_40:26, Exo_40:29, Lev_5:11, Lev_6:10, Lev_8:8-9 (3), Lev_8:26, Lev_9:20, Lev_10:1, Num_4:6, Num_4:8, Num_4:14, Num_6:27, Num_11:17, Num_16:7, Num_16:46, Num_21:9, Num_23:5, Num_23:12, Num_23:16, Deu_7:15, Deu_10:2, Deu_12:5 (2), Deu_12:21, Deu_26:2, Deu_31:19, Deu_31:26, Deu_32:30, Jos_7:10-11 (2), Jos_10:24 (2), Jos_24:7, Jdg_1:28, Jdg_6:19 (2), Jdg_9:49, Jdg_15:3-4 (2), Jdg_16:3, Jdg_18:21, Rth_3:3, 1Sa_6:8, 1Sa_6:15, 1Sa_11:11, 1Sa_17:40, 1Sa_17:54, 1Sa_19:5, 1Sa_19:13, 1Sa_21:6, 1Sa_28:21, 1Sa_31:10, 2Sa_8:6, 2Sa_8:14 (2), 2Sa_12:31, 2Sa_14:3, 2Sa_14:19, 1Ki_9:3, 1Ki_11:36, 1Ki_14:21, 1Ki_18:23 (2), 1Ki_18:25, 1Ki_18:42, 1Ki_20:6, 1Ki_20:24, 1Ki_20:31, 1Ki_22:27 (2), 2Ki_2:20, 2Ki_4:34, 2Ki_9:13, 2Ki_10:7, 2Ki_13:16 (2), 2Ki_19:28, 2Ki_21:4, 2Ki_21:7, 1Ch_10:10, 1Ch_12:15, 1Ch_18:6, 1Ch_18:13, 2Ch_1:5, 2Ch_6:11, 2Ch_6:20, 2Ch_12:13, 2Ch_18:26, 2Ch_33:7, 2Ch_33:14, Job_13:14, Job_23:6, Pro_23:2 (2), Isa_5:20 (2), Isa_37:29, Isa_51:16, Isa_51:23, Isa_59:21, Isa_63:11, Jer_13:1-2 (3), Jer_38:12, Jer_40:10, Eze_16:14, Eze_24:17, Eze_30:21, Mic_2:12
set, 129
Gen_6:15-16 (2), Gen_24:33, Gen_28:18, Gen_28:22, Gen_30:36, Gen_31:21, Gen_31:37, Gen_43:31-32 (2), Gen_44:21, Gen_48:20, Exo_1:11, Exo_5:14, Exo_21:1, Exo_26:35, Exo_40:8, Exo_40:18, Exo_40:20-21 (2), Exo_40:28, Exo_40:30, Lev_24:5-6 (2), Num_21:8, Deu_4:44, Deu_14:24, Deu_17:14-15 (3), Deu_32:46, Jos_8:12-13 (2), Jos_24:25, Jdg_7:22, Jdg_9:25, Jdg_18:31, Jdg_20:29, Jdg_20:36, 1Sa_7:12, 1Sa_9:20, 1Sa_9:23-24 (3), 1Sa_10:19, 1Sa_18:5, 1Sa_28:22, 2Sa_12:20, 2Sa_18:1, 2Sa_23:23, 1Ki_2:15, 1Ki_2:19, 1Ki_8:21, 1Ki_12:29, 1Ki_20:12 (2), 2Ki_4:10, 2Ki_6:22, 2Ki_10:3, 2Ki_12:17, 2Ki_21:7, 1Ch_11:25, 2Ch_33:7, Est_2:17, Est_8:1-2 (2), Job_5:11, Job_7:20, Job_19:8, Job_34:14, Job_38:10, Job_38:33, Psa_19:4, Psa_74:3-4 (2), Psa_78:7, Psa_86:13-14 (2), Psa_89:25, Psa_104:9, Son_8:6, Isa_41:19, Isa_42:4, Isa_42:25, Isa_57:7-8 (3), Isa_66:19, Jer_7:30, Jer_11:13, Jer_21:10, Jer_24:6, Jer_32:20, Jer_32:34, Jer_42:15, Jer_42:17, Jer_44:10-12 (3), Jer_49:38, Eze_4:2, Eze_5:5, Eze_6:2, Eze_7:20, Eze_13:17, Eze_15:7, Eze_17:4-5 (2), Eze_20:46, Eze_21:2, Eze_23:24, Eze_23:41, Eze_24:7, Eze_25:2, Eze_28:21, Eze_38:2 (3), Eze_40:4, Eze_44:8, Dan_11:17, Amo_7:8, Oba_1:4 (2), Nah_3:6, Hab_2:9, Zec_3:5 (2), Zec_6:11
make, 65
Gen_13:16, Gen_21:13, Gen_21:18, Gen_32:12, Gen_47:6, Deu_1:13, Deu_14:1, Jos_6:18, 1Sa_8:5, 1Sa_22:7, 1Sa_28:2, 2Sa_7:23, 1Ki_19:2, 1Ki_20:34, 1Ch_17:21, Job_18:2, Job_24:25 (2), Psa_39:8, Psa_66:2, Psa_89:29, Pro_30:26, Isa_3:7, Isa_14:23, Isa_41:15 (2), Isa_41:18, Isa_42:15-16 (3), Isa_43:19, Isa_49:11, Isa_51:2-3 (3), Isa_53:10, Isa_60:12-13 (2), Isa_60:15, Isa_60:17, Jer_6:7-8 (3), Jer_10:22, Jer_18:16, Jer_25:8-9 (2), Jer_25:12, Jer_29:22, Jer_31:21, Jer_51:29, Hos_2:3, Hos_2:12, Amo_8:10, Mic_4:6-7 (2), Nah_1:13-14 (3), Hab_3:19, Zep_2:13, Hag_2:23, Zec_12:2-3 (2), Zec_12:6

made, 51
Gen_27:37, Gen_45:8-9 (2), Gen_47:26, Exo_2:14, Exo_4:11, Exo_14:21, Exo_15:25, Deu_10:22, Jos_8:28, Jdg_8:33, Jdg_11:11, 1Sa_8:1, 1Sa_18:13, 1Sa_30:25, 2Sa_15:4, 2Sa_17:25, 2Sa_23:5 (2), 1Ki_10:9, 1Ki_20:34, 2Ki_10:27, 2Ki_13:7, 1Ch_26:10, Job_1:17, Job_31:24, Job_38:9, Job_39:6, Psa_18:43, Psa_46:8, Psa_52:7, Psa_91:9, Psa_105:21, Son_1:6, Son_6:12, Isa_14:17, Isa_25:2, Isa_28:15, Isa_49:2 (2), Isa_51:10, Jer_2:7, Lam_3:11 (2), Lam_3:15, Lam_3:45, Eze_19:5, Eze_20:28, Zec_9:12-13 (2), Zec_10:3
laid, 39
Gen_9:23, Gen_22:6, Gen_22:9, Gen_30:41, Exo_2:3, Exo_19:7, Num_16:18, Jos_10:27, Jdg_9:24, Jdg_9:48, 1Sa_6:11, 1Sa_15:2, 1Sa_19:13, 1Sa_21:12, 1Sa_25:18, 2Sa_13:19, 1Ki_18:33, 2Ki_4:31, 2Ki_11:16, 2Ki_20:7, 2Ch_23:15, Ezr_5:8, Est_10:1, Job_29:9, Job_38:5, Psa_79:1, Isa_42:25, Isa_51:23, Isa_57:11, Eze_11:7, Eze_39:21, Dan_6:17, Oba_1:7 (2), Mic_5:1, Hag_2:15, Zec_7:14, Zec_8:9, Mal_1:3
lay, 26
Exo_5:8, Exo_22:25, Lev_2:15, Deu_11:18, Jos_8:2, Jdg_18:19, 1Sa_11:2, 1Ki_18:23 (2), 2Ki_4:29, 2Ki_10:8, Job_17:3, Job_21:5, Job_34:22-23 (2), Job_40:4, Job_41:8, Isa_28:17, Isa_47:7, Eze_4:4, Eze_26:12, Eze_35:4, Mic_1:7, Mic_7:16, Mal_2:2 (2)
appoint, 11
Exo_21:13, Num_4:19, 1Sa_8:11-12 (2), 2Sa_7:10, Isa_61:3, Eze_21:19-20 (2), Eze_21:22 (2), Hos_1:11 [etc.]

My point is that this word is made in ways to come after what we have found to be true about God's word. It is appointed and ordained by Him for our learning. We are to lay up, put, set, make,  that thought, the foundation of the truths of His commandments, that all we are learning is ordained for us to learn. It is not by our will or the way we run to God's word. It is by His will. The word "therefore" is not a word telling us what we should do now that we know something. It is a word telling us what is going to happen because of what we were told earlier, in the preceding verses.

Rom 9:16  So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.

It would seem from the wording of this verse that we would interpret it to mean this, "Now that you know Who God is and all that He has done for you, you need to lay it up in your heart and soul, bind it to yourself so that you never lose it." Right? Isn't this how our flesh sees this verse? That is not at all what this verse is saying. As a matter of fact it is saying just the opposite. Now that God has shown you by the law of the flesh, that your flesh is weak, enslaved to its own lusts and is ever fighting against you, He is going to bind this knowledge of the flesh as a frontlet between your eyes; that is the "therefore". You should see that unless the flesh is forcibly made to submit to the will of God by a rod of iron, it will not submit. BIND THIS to your heart and soul. The flesh will and does desire to make its own god to worship, and that god is itself; its own stomach.  It totally and 100% despises the truth of the sovereignty of God over its life, just like Eve hates the rulership of her husband. The flesh is a type and figure of Eve.

Gen 3:16  Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

1Ti 2:13  For Adam was first formed, then Eve.
1Ti 2:14  And Adam was not deceived [Christ], but the woman (the church) being deceived [by the beast with two horns like a lamb and speaks as a dragon - Gen 3:5, Rev 13:11] was in the transgression. [The two horns or powers that appear as a lamb and that persuaded her were, "You shall not die" and "you shall be as gods." This is the speech of a dragon and blasphemy].
1Ti 2:15  Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they [we] continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.

These truths of who the flesh is, are made by God to the elect, to be a frontlet BETWEEN OUR EYES and make of both eyes, one eye. There is one way to see the flesh, through this frontlet of the law of the flesh in the negative and one way to see all things through the frontlet of the law of the spirit in the positive. It is as a single horn pushing all things by this thought for the sole purpose of gratifying the flesh or the spirit. If we are given to see this about the flesh through this frontlet, we can then understand other chapters in the bible like Daniel chapter 8 and see how it is connected to our verse today.

Dan 8:1  In the third year of the reign of king Belshazzar a vision appeared unto me, even unto me Daniel, after that which appeared unto me at the first.
Dan 8:2  And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was at Shushan in the palace, which is in the province of Elam; and I saw in a vision, and I was by the river of Ulai.
Dan 8:3  Then I lifted up mine eyes, and saw, and, behold, there stood before the river a ram which had two horns: and the two horns were high; but one was higher than the other, and the higher came up last.
Dan 8:4  I saw the ram pushing westward, and northward, and southward; so that no beasts might stand before him, neither was there any that could deliver out of his hand [this is us, before we are conquered by Babylon (Rom 3:13), we cannot stand before our religion] but he did according to his will, and became great.
Dan 8:5  And as I was considering, behold, an he goat came from the west on the face of the whole earth, and touched not the ground: and the goat had a notable horn between his eyes.
Dan 8:6  And he came to the ram that had two horns, which I had seen standing before the river, and ran unto him in the fury of his power.
Dan 8:7  And I saw him come close unto the ram, and he was moved with choler against him, and smote the ram, and brake his two horns: and there was no power in the ram to stand before him, but he cast him down to the ground, and stamped upon him: and there was none that could deliver the ram out of his hand [Rev 13:4].
Dan 8:8  Therefore the he goat waxed very great: and when he was strong, the great horn was broken; and for it came up four notable ones toward the four winds of heaven.
Dan 8:9  And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the pleasant land.
Dan 8:10  And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them.
Dan 8:11  Yea, he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and by him the daily sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast down.
Dan 8:12  And an host was given him against the daily sacrifice by reason of transgression, and it cast down the truth to the ground; and it practised, and prospered.
Dan 8:13  Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto that certain saint which spake, How long shall be the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, and the transgression of desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trodden under foot?
Dan 8:14  And he said unto me, Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed.

Let's first lay some ground work about the he goat and the horn.

Pro 30:29  There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in going:
Pro 30:30  A lion which is strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for any;
Pro 30:31  A greyhound; an he goat also; and a king, against whom there is no rising up [Who is able to make war with him].

The lion, the greyhound and the he goat are all three describing the king; the purpose for the parable of them. All three are ways of describing the king by natural things to understand the spiritual through the natural. We roar like we are a lion through our own self-righteous religious acts. We run after every religious act like the swiftness of a greyhound. And finally we push everything out of our way by our own horn.

Rom 1:20  For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

The scapegoat that was let go into the wilderness to bear the sins of the people was a he goat. We are that scapegoat, the elect, living in this world.

Lev 16:21  And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness:
Lev 16:22  And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities unto a land not inhabited: and he shall let go the goat in the wilderness.

The single horn/frontlet represents the lifting up of oneself above all others or the lifting up of Christ above all others.

Psa 92:10  But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.

1Sa 2:10  The adversaries of the LORD shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder upon them: the LORD shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength unto his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.

Psa 75:4  I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:
Psa 75:5  Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck.

Zec 1:21  Then said I, What come these to do? And he spake, saying, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, so that no man did lift up his head: but these are come to fray them, to cast out the horns of the Gentiles, which lifted up their horn over the land of Judah to scatter it.

It is pretty clear that the single horn represents the honor or power of a king or people, whether that king or people be good or evil. It is also clear that the horn, as the frontlet, is the driving force behind our motives, good or evil.

The next thing we need to understand is what the west represents in the spirit. In the negative it represents darkness. The light that comes from the east is the light of the Sun, but the light that comes from the west is after the setting of the Sun and that light is darkness.

Gen 1:16  And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
Gen 1:17  And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,
Gen 1:18  And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

Mat 24:27  For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Mat 6:22  The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
Mat 6:23  But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If thereforethe light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

While the Sun is set in the east, the west is in darkness.

Hos 11:10  They shall walk after the LORD: he shall roar like a lion: when he shall roar, then the children shall tremble from the west.

Who are the children of the west? and who do they represent?

Jos 5:1  And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.

The Amorites and the Canaanites are from the west and they all represent the giants in our darkened land. It is not hard to see from scripture how, that what comes from the west is in darkness. Just a simple thought, that when the sun sets in the west the darkness overtakes the light that came from the east.

Isa 59:19  So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.

Isa 43:5  Fear not: for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west;

Psa 103:12  As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

Eph 4:26  Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: (let not the light of Christ be turned into darkness from your wrath)
Eph 4:27  Neither give place to the devil.

The He goat it says in Daniel comes from the west on the whole face of the earth , yet he does not touch the ground. So, he covers the whole of the earth yet he does not touch the earth, a shadow. Remember a ray of light, light or darkness can cast a shadow and that word horn is defined as just that. And a shadow is the image of the real thing. When we look through the frontlet whatever we see is seen through the light of that frontlet.

Dan 8:5  And as IH589 wasH1961 considering,H995 behold,H2009 an he goatH6842 H5795 cameH935 fromH4480 the westH4628 onH5921 the faceH6440 of the wholeH3605 earth,H776 and touchedH5060 notH369 the ground:H776 and the goatH6842 had a notableH2380 hornH7161 betweenH996 his eyes.H5869

This single horn of the he goat breaks the two horns of the ram. As the law of the flesh on two stones, it is broken in the negative by the one single light of darkness from the west, the darkness of my heart, the man of sin (Rom 7:7-25). His dark shadow casts a light over the light of the truth of what the law of the flesh testifies of me. Zechariah explains it better. The word "horn" is used in the single and plural sense in these three verses, and yet they all come from the same Strong's definition H7161, which we went over earlier. Let's pay attention to what these horns and horn represent and what they are sent out to do, in the positive and in the negative.

Zec 1:18  Then lifted I up mine eyes, and saw, and behold four horns.
Zec 1:19  And I said unto the angel that talked with me, What be these? And he answered me, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem.
Zec 1:20  And the LORD shewed me four carpenters.
Zec 1:21  Then said I, What come these to do? And he spake, saying, These are the horns (the carpenters) which have scattered Judah, so that no man did lift up his head: but these are come to fray them, to cast out the horns(plural) of the Gentiles, which lifted up their horn(singular) over the land of Judah to scatter it.

From these verses we learned that the carpenters represent the four horns which at first scatters Judah, Israel and Jerusalem which represent all of the religious world in the elect; all that I think I am and all that religion has taught me that I am. This is represented by Israel and Jerusalem on earth, Judah being over them because it was through Judah Christ came. While scattering them, they are teaching them not to lift up their head, of which head is from the man of sin, from the west, from darkness. Also these four horns, or four carpenters, while scattering Israel and Jerusalem, are at the same time FRAYING the gentiles in them, and in fraying them they ARE CASTING OUT THE HORNS OF THE GENTILES IN THEM THAT LIFTED UP THE HORN, THE MAN OF SIN.

While destroying the gentiles these four carpenters are scattering Judah, Israel and Jerusalem, the mother of those in bondage to the horn of the gentiles, the way the beast interprets the law of the flesh. He is taught he can keep it. Instead of him seeing it destroying him, he is taught by the whore, Jerusalem from below which sits upon his back, that he can keep it. In the positive,the carpenters are sent as four horns that make a whole horn (the number 4), that pushes through the two-horned ram of our religion and destroys him through lasciviousness - (again Rom 7:7-25), stamps him to the ground. The word "carpenters" is H2796 and means - a fabricator of any material, an artificer.

Isa 40:19  The workmanH2796 meltethH5258 a graven image,H6459 and the goldsmithH6884 spreadeth it overH7554 with gold,H2091 and castethH6884 silverH3701 chains.H7577
Isa 40:20  He that is so impoverishedH5533 that he hath no oblationH8641 choosethH977 a treeH6086 that will notH3808 rot;H7537 he seekethH1245 unto him a cunningH2450 workmanH2796 to prepareH3559 a graven image,H6459 that shall notH3808 be moved.H4131

Deu 27:15  CursedH779 be the manH376 thatH834 makethH6213 any gravenH6459 or molten image,H4541 an abominationH8441 unto the LORD,H3068 the workH4639 of the handsH3027 of the craftsman,H2796 and puttethH7760 it in a secretH5643 place. And allH3605 the peopleH5971 shall answerH6030 and say,H559 Amen.H543

In Isaiah the word carpenter is translated "the workman" twice. In Deuteronomy it is translated "craftsman". In both instances the words are describing the fashioning of an idol by these tradesmen. That is their purpose in these verses, and to the same thought we apply the carpenters. They are sent to carve the image or exalt THE HORN, Jesus Christ. By doing so, they are fraying the horns that exalt the horn, the man of sin. But in both cases they are all in one the same people, the elect of God while in the flesh and worshiping the beast through the whore, religion, Jerusalem, the frontlet or horn or ray of light is the law of the flesh. We see the law of the flesh as our horn that forges our path through life and sets us on the mountain with God. In fact that same law destroys us when it is used by the four carpenters that uses the law of the spirit to be the frontlet between our eyes and not the law of the flesh. The single HORN is Christ, is the positive, that destroys the ram with two horns, which is the same as the lamb with two horns that speaks like a dragon;

Rev 13:11  And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. ("ye shall not die, ye shall be as gods")

The single Horn is The Frontlet between our two horns , our eyes , where we see things in the flesh or in the spirit. To have a single eye which see's everything through the frontlet is a good thing. To have two eyes, in the negative, is to share the glory of God.

Mat 18:9  And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire.

There is a positive application to having two eyes and that is having a witness.

Mat 18:16  But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.

This single frontlet between our eyes acts as a single eye whereby all light or darkness comes. If we are seeing through the law of the flesh, it is darkness and will only produce darkness. If we are seeing through the spirit, then we are being humbled by the law of the flesh and exalted by the law of the spirit in Christ. The light that comes through that frontlet is either darkness whereby we see our flesh having the capability of keeping the law of the flesh and making ourselves right before God, or the Light that comes through that frontlet is seen as Christ as the Author and Finisher of all that we were, are and will be. We will see that Christ created us as who we are in the flesh and is now recreating us by the destruction of that same man. Light is coming through darkness. Earlier in Revelation 13:11 it said the second beast had two horns and spoke as a dragon. So, how does a dragon speak? Scripture tells us how a dragon speaks and who the dragon is.

Mat 16:21  From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.
Mat 16:22  Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee.
Mat 16:23  But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

Satan savors the things of men, to exalt the man and preserve the flesh.

Mat 4:1  Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
Mat 4:2  And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred.
Mat 4:3  And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.
Mat 4:4  But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
Mat 4:5  Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,
Mat 4:6  And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Mat 4:7  Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
Mat 4:8  Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
Mat 4:9  And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
Mat 4:10  Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
Mat 4:11  Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.

In all three examples Satan was either exalting the flesh or tempting Christ to satisfy the lusts of the flesh.

Gen 3:1  Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
Gen 3:2  And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:
Gen 3:3  But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
Gen 3:4  :
Gen 3:5  For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
Gen 3:6  And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

Again, everything for the flesh and for the exalting of the flesh, exalting the horn of the he goat, in the negative. We must remember that there is a positive and negative to everything in scripture. The he goat is seen as either the man of sin or as Christ, just like Christ is the second Adam. The anti-christ is just that - the anti-type of the True Christ.

In Revelation 13 it also tells us how the dragon speaks, in blasphemy.

Rev 13:5  And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.
Rev 13:6  And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.

So, a dragon speaks in blasphemy against God - Creator, His name - Jesus Christ, and His tabernacle - the Christ, and those who dwell in heaven - in the spirit. The dragon will not exalt God when he speaks through the the frontlet as the ONE and ONLY way. He will only exalt the flesh through the two-horned religion - plural, of our ram - singular, that is the frontlet of man keeping a law of the flesh to make himself right before God. He leaves the spiritual understanding of the frontlet out of the equation because it gives no glory to the flesh. His mouth blasphemes God as Creator as he pushes north, west and south and exalts man as a god independent from the God - his own creator. He blasphemes the name of God, Jesus Christ, by saying man can save himself through religious practices. He blasphemes God's tabernacle, the Christ, through which all mankind is brought to the knowledge of truth. Now we know how a dragon speaks, so let's give one more example through the mouth of Christ.

Joh 8:39  They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.
Joh 8:40  But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham.
Joh 8:41  Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.
Joh 8:42  Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.
Joh 8:43  Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.
Joh 8:44  Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. 
Joh 8:45  And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.
Joh 8:46  Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?
Joh 8:47  He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.

That puts it a nutshell. When the dragon speaks he speaks a lie about the redemption of man and the state of man. He mixes the truth with a lie - plural and blasphemes - singular God as Creator, the name of God - Jesus Christ, through whom all men must come, and His tabernacle - the Christ, through whom Christ will bring all of mankind to redemption in the lake of fire.

So, now we have covered that the frontlet between our eyes is what we look through when we grab something with our hand. I put my hand out to grab something I see through this horn. But it is whatever horn I am looking through which decides what I will grab in my hand. We will only see through the horn or power of darkness because that is how we are created in the flesh.

Rom 3:10  As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:

The elect will see through the horn or power of the spirit of Christ.

Rom 8:1  There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus,who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Rom 8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. (two different horns or power)
Rom 8:3  For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:
Rom 8:4  That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Rom 8:5  For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
Rom 8:6  For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
Rom 8:7  Because the carnal mind (the law of the flesh frontlet we look through) is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. 
Rom 8:8  So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God. (looking at life through the law of the flesh is being IN THE FLESH)
Rom 8:9  But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. 
Rom 8:10  And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
Rom 8:11  But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

Scripture clearly has shown us that the frontlet between our eyes is either seeing the law of the flesh or seeing the law of the spirit. And both, in the negative or positive, represent the one-horned he goat. Everything we touch with our hand is seen as looking through the law of the flesh or the law of the spirit. We either make little black boxes and put them on our head to fulfill the law of the flesh, or we see that all things are by Christ, for Christ and all things consist by Christ. We either see through the frontlet of self-righteousness or the frontlet of the righteousness of Christ. Babylon does not admit to self-righteousness and says that all of its power comes from Christ, but then puts it right back on the person through ceremonial works to glorify the flesh through supposed freewill. We all speak as a dragon with a forked tongue when seeing through the single horn or frontlet of the law of the flesh.  Next week, LORD willing, we will continue into this topic of the frontlet and see the connection to Daniel chapters 8-11.

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