The Numerology Of Jesus – 888 And Other Numbers – 777 And 666

In ancient languages like Hebrew and Greek the letters of the alphabet had numerical significations. Totalled the letters that make up Jesus’ Name in Greek come to 888! The number 8 stands for the new beginning, as God took six days to make the world and He rested on the seventh. 7 Is the number of perfection, both of good and evil. Christ Jesus reaches beyond human perfection in that which is good; because He is not only human, but also God. Triple 8 denotes the divine dimension, as there are three Persons in the Trinity. In the closing verses of the Song of Songs the beloved wishes that Solomon receives the thousand silver pieces (and that 200 be for …

Just As I Am

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Just as I am, without one plea, But that Thy blood was shed for me, And that Thou bidst me come to Thee, O Lamb of God, I come, I come. (Words by Charlotte Elliott, 1835. Music by William B. Bradbury, 1849) So begins one of the most familiar old hymns–one which is most likely remembered because of its use as an “invitational song” at the close of many traditional church services and, most famously, in its use at the end of each service in the Billy Graham Crusades. Whether or not you know this hymn, you probably are not familiar with the history of its authorship and the story behind its writing. At …