The Most Holy Place View of Jesus’ Redemptive Work
Chapter One: Introduction
“Three Days and Three Nights”
We hope you have a Bible with you during this study, because we need to add sight sense knowledge to our receiving of God’s Word. We need to hear it, see it, and touch it. We are going to start this book out with a couple chapters dealing with the “Three Days and Three Nights” of redemption, as seen through out the Bible. We will not be able to go through the entire Bible, but we are going to hit some highlights that we believe will result in a measure of maturity in the believer’s life.
Matthew 12:38 Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee. 39 But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas: 40 For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
They asked for a sign, Jesus said, “No sign would be given to you, except the sign of Jonah.” We are today in a time when many people are wondering what is going to happen. Just during the last 100 or more years, the majority of the charismatic Church has used all the signs and wonderings going on in this world system to declare a soon coming “rapture” of the Church. Then they seek signs in the stars to prove that the “end” is going to take place, weather patterns, and they use the number of each New Year to come up with a phrase to prove what they think to be a rapture. In 2008, they said, “He’s coming in 2008, and He won’t be late. During Jesus’ ministry, in His earth walk, the crowds followed Him, as longs as He was feeding them and healing people – signs to them. However, the moment He began to minister Most Holy Place things (you must eat of my flesh and drink of my blood or you will have no part...