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THE SEED AND THE ROCK IS THE PROPHET, PRIEST, AND KING

When Adam and Eve sinned God gave them a promise of life and salvation.  In this promise, God declared that He would send a Savior to restore them unto Himself.  In this restoration the Savior was pictured as a Divine Seed.  Like the seed of a plant, He would have life inside of Himself.  In this life He, as the promised champion of God,would conquer sin, death, and hell. 

Now, where is a seed put so that it can bring forth life? It is put into the ground.  What kind of life does a seed bring forth?  It brings forth that which is according to its nature.  Accordingly, this promised Seed of fife would bring forth the life and light of God for mankind.  This Divine Light would be the Light of the world and make clear the way of Life.  But He would do more than just show the way, He would also be the solid ground to stand upon, ground that would not move or change.  Therefore He also becoming known as their Divine Rock of Salvation. 

Since this Savior, the Messiah, would be the Light of mankind and their Rock of Salvation, He alone could be the trusted Prophets of the Highest.  Of this Prophet the Scriptures declare, that God spoke to mankind in many ways but in the latter days He spoke by His Son and commanded all to listen to Him.  After all, this was His Son in whom He was well pleased.  Pleased because He did not just speak about what His Father wanted, He would also live and die for it.  This life and death would be the mandatory atoning sacrifice for the sins of the world.  Not a sacrifice from the blood of bulls or rams, instead it would be the blood of the Seed Himself the incarnate Light of Salvation and the very foundation of faith for mankind.  Through this sacrifice the Savior would pay the penalty of sin and render perfect obedience unto the Father.  Once this work was completed He would again take up His position and Power as the Eternal King again and reign. 

To make Jesus less than this is to miss the majesty of His Personage as The Seed, The Rock, The Prophet, The Priest and The King of Salvation and causes modern man to ask questions that should never be asked. 

"Who is this that even the wind and the waves obey him." and again "Who is this who even forgives sins, and yet again, "Who is this who I hear such things about."


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