This was the first time anything like that had happened to me. Once a year the High Priest entered the Holy of Holies and sprinkled blood on the Mercy Seat, depicting Jesus blood Sacrifice to save all of us. Im on Facebook. Before God gave Israel the Ten Commandments, the Israelites confidently said they would fulfill all the commandments the Lord would give them (Exod. The ark is no longer needed to experience the presence and power of God. David had just become king of the United Tribes of Israel.For just over three years he had been king of Judah only, but now the rest of the nation had come to recognize the plan of God and had submitted to the Lord - and to David.The new king had taken steps to create a national capital in the former city of the Jebusites. Psalm 16:11. Many people died. In His presence, there is fullness of joy. Ultimately, Obed-Edom decided to follow the ark and eventually became the doorkeeper of the Tabernacle of David (1 Chron. Acts 4:12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. He could not just go shop for an ark, he had to build it. I also need help on the question of why did David choose Obededom of all pipo around. While moving the ark, the oxen who carried it stumbled, and a servant named Uzzah must have feared the ark would fall. When the Angel of Death came, the blood on their doorposts was what protected them from harm (Exod. We see this in the life of Caleb, who at the age of eighty-five, declared that he was physically strong and ready to claim the land that God had promised the Israelites (Josh. He should have known better but, for some reason, he didnt. . The very next verse says, 12a Now it was told King David, saying,The Lord has blessed the house of Obed-Edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God.. It was, after all, given for our health and well being. Vs. 26-28. Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting and with thesound of the horn (Shofar),with trumpets and with cymbals, making music with stringed instruments and harps.. When they found Jesus, He, of course, KNEW EVERYTHING. They were sadly mistaken. The two golden Cherubim, wings unfurled,heads pointeddownat the Mercy Seat, represent the guardians of Gods Holiness and Righteousness. Wow! His family was as involved in the work of the Ark as he was. Thats right, folks: The Ark was lostin the woods. Thank you so much! You see, all names in the Bible have a meaning, and ourGod LOVES to hide wisdom and truths in names, places, even numbers, for those who are hungry enough to search them out. His name is interpreted thus: "Obed" = "the servant who honors God in the right way"; "Edom" (lit. You see, their god, Dagon, was a fish god; basically, a merman. After that whole fiasco, the men of Beth Shemesh were terrified..understandably! 6:10ff. Vs. 16: David spoke to the leaders of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers accompanied by instruments of music, stringed instruments, harps, and cymbals, by raising the voice with resounding joy.. Open your lives. You dont need a pastor or a deacon present to have communion. Were they merely spiritual blessings? Hardly. There are many intriguing lessons and questions from this passage. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me (1 Cor. We are not like slaves who dont want to displease their master in fear of being punished. Moreover, the sons of Obededom The same at whose house the ark was, before it was brought by David to Zion; his sons were porters also, as himself, ( 1 Chronicles 15:24) ( 16:38) , mention is made of eight sons of his, according to their birth: Shemaiah, Jehozabad, Joah, Sacar, Nethaneel, Ammiel, Issachar, Peulthai; for God blessed him; If Obed Edom was really a Philistine living in Gath, this would make the episode in 2 Sam 6:10-12 incredible. So what gives? So blessed to read it. But He chose to record it for us to drive home a very important point. Obed Edom and his 68 associates (Descendants, see Ch26) ministered with Asaph before the Lord and also were gate keepers. 13:13), and Gittite means belonging to the city of Gath. Gath was one of the Philistine cities (where Goliath was from). In Jesus name, Amen.. Well, you see, it hadnt been there for quite a long time. It remained there three months, during which the family of Obed-edom so signally prospered that the king was encouraged to resume his first intention, which he then happily carried . Thats a whole lot of sacrifices and shedding of blood! Not at all. 5:22). Join Daniel King to learn how the remarkable story of a little-known Bible hero contains the key to releasing God's favor on you and your family. If there is strife or a breakdown in your marriage, God doesnt want you to recover your marriage by trying to be nice or loving, for your human effort is limited and only produces the opposite results you desire. Whatever you say amen to will happen because you are proclaiming, so shall it be in your life. Every time we feed on God's Word, we are giving our spirits a feast and we get to experience great joy (Jer. Over Edom happened to live along the road to Jerusalem. He was so afraid he decided he wasnt going to proceed any further. 16:38. From here we can see that the first area of restoration that happened after the first breach (the death of Uzzah) is in the area of family life. Durante este perodo, su casa fue muy bendecida por Dios ( 2 Samuel 6:1-11 ). Obed-Edom is a picture of believers who are conscious of Jesus finished work and shed blood. If the Ark is a picture of Jesus, then where was He? On hissecond attempt,there were similarities but we see important differences. I failed to do something just a few moments ago, and I want to rectify that, now. Originally, I took in what the preacher said. 16:4-6, 37-38). God's reward flowed onto his family and allowed him access to generational blessings. Without Jesus shed blood, there is no remission of sins (Heb. The first thing that God wants to do is to bless your household. Obed Edom is a picture of believers who have a bigger picture and a greater understanding of His blood and what Jesus accomplished for us on the cross. This man had God in his house and the blessings became the talk of the town. Soon after, the Philistines woke up early the next morning to find Dagon on his face with his head and hands cut off and only the stump (I Samuel 5:4) remaining. Scripture: 2 Samuel 6:10-12 Denomination: Baptist Summary: Obedience and faith are essential to our Christian lives and witness before others. 5 Then David and all the house of Israel played music before the Lordon all kinds ofinstruments offir wood, on harps, on stringed instruments, on tambourines, on sistrums, and on cymbals. endobj I accept Him into my life as my Savior, as my Lord, as my King. When you believe that by grace, you have this righteous identity in Christ, you will start walking in practical holiness. This is such a beautiful picture of The Grace of Jesus and The Power of His blood. Many years earlier the ark had been . That would be Obed Edoms qualification to even perform the role in the first place. Joseph Prince, Introduction: Say yes and amen to all of Gods promises, Give Jesus center place in your family relationships and see restoration abound, Follow Gods ways and see His blessings and favor follow after you, It is by grace, not by effort, that you receive breakthroughs and win in life, Rest in the Lords love for you and depend on His supply for everything you need, The secret of Obed-Edoms family blessings: valuing the blood of Jesus, Value the person of Jesus and His finished work, and see Gods abundant blessings come upon your entire household, Edom comes from the root word dam, which means blood (thats why the name Adam means red-blooded man). <>>> The Lord bless you and your families. God is not the God of the future or past, but He is our very present help in time of need (Ps. The Ark was in Abinadabs house for 20 years and Obed Edom before that for 3 Months. He became aware of his mistake and determined to go no further until He had time to seek the Lord. 7 Reasons Why God Bless Obed-Edom. To start saving items to a SermonFolder, please create an account. Whats the difference between Abinadab and Obed Edom? By saying amen, we are expressing our faith. He's only mentioned a few times in the Bible. Experts estimate that the total weight of the Ark was about 565 lbs! What difference are you making this year? Another mention of the name happened in 1 Chronicles 26:15, talking about the allotment of Obed Edoms duty. Maybe he went back to church or read his Bible. Are you a family man? But he had no problem bringing the ark to his house right after Uzzah was stuck dead for touching it! Esta es la historia de Obed-edom, un privilegiado de la antigedad a quien Dios bendijo haciendo que el Arca del Pacto reposara en su casa por tres meses gloriosos. 10:27). You are either under GraceOR underLaw, not both. Rate the pronunciation difficulty of Obed-Edom. They talk about laws, rules and regulations, how to be holy, Church growth and evangelism, blah blah blah. 13:13-14). Because Israel at that time had forfeited the right to have God in their midst. But when you dont do things Gods way,HE DOESNT HELP YOU. In either cases, this implies that Obed Edom mentioned in 1 Chronicles 15 onward is definitely not the same person. In all the ways you can, Because of the blood on the mercy seat, all of Israel could expect blessings on their households and victory over their enemies to go on for another year. And this is what I aim to do for this post to do a post on the name Obed Edom in the Old Testament. I used the word hypsoo and the words logos and rhema as the case studies. All this time I have missed . When a death sentence was pronounced on him, it did not stop him from doing what was right. We too, can be blessed like Obed-Edom. Quin fue Obed Edom segn la Biblia? In Roman Catholic, Anglican . The name "Obed-edom" occurs 20 times in the ESV. 17:11), but he likely only realized what was missing after learning from Obed-Edom. 16:38). These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness Revelation 3:14 NKJV. One of them is indeed a Levite. Our story really begins several years earlier when Hophni and Phinehas, the wicked sons of Eli, believed that taking the Ark of the Covenant with them into battle would protect them from the Philistines as told to us in I Samuel 4. (I Chronicles Ch16, V38). El sirvi a Jehov y su descendencia tambin. But it was not by their might; it was in response to a revelation of Jesus! Very difficult. B.C. Why would the priests need Gods help to carry the Ark? I stumbled (no pun) upon it searching Obed Edoms nationality. Even Phinehas wife, upon hearing the news, was traumatically induced into labor and died in childbirth, but not before she named the child Ichabod meaning, The glory is departed from Israel.. So they sent word to the men of Kirjath Jearim, begging them to takethe Arkoff their hands. What was that all about? Pastor Prince shares a testimony from a lady, who after hearing about the theme of the year being Rest and Acceleration, trusted God for her newly-renovated apartment to be rented out to a good tenant. The Church of Christ is a congregation of God's children. x[s6LMgNz;,'tR @"eebw}Wm_?=T?V\/__I!e%)"")T('iH/_|Z$ ^D/_d*U)PAxn&Q(GS3/3QrF A burnt offering EVERY SIX PACES! David knew the importance of the blood sacrifice since he was young (Lev. The Philistines, on the other hand, were overjoyed to have gotten their hands on the Ark..well, at first anyway. Baptist. These men did great evil in the eyes of the Lord. Lets follow the account in 1 Chronicles which, as I said, has details not included in 2 Samuel. Blessed by God? Hes a GENTILE. 2. And the first area in your life where you may have breaches (broken parts) in that He wants to restore is your family. Can you imagine? Secondly, due to his lineage, he was probably appointed more because it was his duty to do so. Uzzah had died after touching the Ark while it was being brought by David to Jerusalem. Wherever it was sent, the people were stricken with tumors and plagued with rats. It got so bad that the people began to despise the Lords offerings. Copyright 2022 He's that guy who lived along the route that David traveled when he was bringing the Ark back to Jerusalem from the house of a priest named, Abinadab. God will allow us to go along doing things our way. Instead of saying, You should do this . From here, we can make two observations first. 1. God bless you sir. 26:10; 16:38). We are not meant to love money, chase after it, and be ruled by it. Church, Jesus willingly laid down His life. Your blessings are nothing. The entire story from the time the Philistines captured the ark and the time it was finally returned by King David to Jerusalem was a total of approx. In the morning, where was their god? FACE DOWN IN FRONT OF THE ARK! Thats a whole lot of sacrifices and shedding of blood! God calls Mount Zion His resting place (Ps. Might as well feed them arsenic. What does it all mean? He put it on his own new ox cart, and started off with his impressive entourage. See Jesus in all the scriptures concerning Himself. When the Ark was present, the people knew God was with them. The difference between life and death, the difference between blessings and curses, is the blood shed to cover sins. When Uzzah died while transporting the ark, David didnt ask God what went wrong. THATS WHY UZZAH DIED: BECAUSE SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESS IS DEADLY. This is what David did after he took the ark from Obed-Edoms house: And so it was, when those bearing the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, that he sacrificed oxen and fatted sheep. 2 Samuel 6:13 NKJV. He knew what was about to happen, yet He did not shrink from it but stepped forward with kingly grace. You know,man doing it mans way. Choices When I speak Very telling. It explained and confirmed a lot of things in my Spirit. Wood in the Bible is a typology of humanity. Thank You, Father God, that You raised Jesus from the dead. John 18:4-5 says: Jesus therefore, knowing all things that wold come upon Him, went forward and said to them, Whom are you seeking? They answered Him, Jesus of Nazareth, Jesus said two them, I AM He. And Judas, who betrayed Him, also stood with them. You see, in the early Church, they broke bread from house to house. But he expects us to learn and grow, not remain a babe. Hey Steve!! Abinadab was both a Jew AND a priest. 1 Chron. all his household There are two accounts of the ark in Obed-Edoms house, and both accounts speak of the abundant blessings that came upon all that Obed-Edom had. His story begins with his grandparents. In contrast, when the angel Gabriel appeared to Zacharias and prophesied that his wife, Elizabeth, would bear a child, he did not believe Gabriels words and became mute till the birth of their child (Luke 1:20). PASTORS: Want your churches to really grow? THATS 100 LBS FOLKS! Youre very welcome! She was implying that Jesus was too late. When the oxen-pulled cart first arrived in Israel, it encountered the town of Beth Shemesh. (=adorateur d'dom). It brings upon us all the curses of Deuteronomy 28. He who loves not man does not know God, for God is love. The Ark had been in their possession for years after the philistines returned it. As long as ever you can. THATS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN JESUS IS BROUGHT BACK TO THE CENTER OF THE CHURCH! Experience they say is the best teacher, it is only a fool that keep failing on the same spot. Our sins covered by the blood. lessons within the text as we consider: The Obedience of Obed-edom. God spoke to me about this and as I researched and saw this I knew the answer. It had been inAbinadabs house for some20 years,and before that, it had been in the hands of their enemies, the Philistines. We should learn to be accountable for whatever assignment God gives us. David sacrificed bullocks every 6 paces. While transporting the Ark, Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, had set the ark on a new cart. And I am married to my pretty wife Angelina. There is no sense of closeness to God. They are representative of God Looking down on the Mercy Seat. Scriptures: Wow! Well Isay, UZZAH NEEDS TO DIE!Bring Jesus once again back to His rightful place: AT THE CENTER of worship in the churchandLET THE OXEN STUMBLE! Grace is grace or it isnt. Obed means servant; Edom comes from the root word dam, which means blood. HE WAS A SERVANT OF THE BLOOD OF JESUS! The law can only be taught it if you push aside the Mercy Seat and drag it out. It wasnt until many years later, when David was King of Israel, however, that he was able to accomplish his life-long dream. WHY IS THE PURITY OF THE CHURCH NECESSARY FOR SALVATION? The Beauty and Character of Queen Vashti. Were going to have to take a not-so-little trip back in time a few years of Israels history, all the way back to when the Prophet Samuel was a little boy, to find the answers to our questions. Uzzah reached forth his hand to steady the ark and God struck him dead (II Samuel 6:1-9; I Chronicles 13:1-14). Wednessday(men class): 5PM - 6PMFriday(Singing class): 5PM - 6PMSaturday(Evangelism): 10AM - 1PM, Do all the good you can, Admittedly, we don't know a lot about Obed-edom. What? (Joshua 21:25) (B.C. I am happy you found the material helpful in your study of the Word. Join Daniel King to learn how the remarkable story of a little-known Bible hero contains the key to releasing God's favor on you and your family. You would think theyd have known better than to look inside the Ark, right? Revival is only stopped when mans effort comes in, when man tries to control the move of God with their own ways, bringing in their own laws. Bible Verses About Love. We lack His power and presence in our midst because we have lost our fear and reverence for the Lord. Your salvation is nothing. 11 And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz. Yep! And the LORD blessed the house of Obed-Edom and all that he had. 1 Chronicles 13:14 NKJV, The ark of the LORD remained in the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite three months. David and many of his people were in a celebratory mood, everything seemed to be joyous until they came to Nachons threshing floor and the oxen jolted and shook the cart. From the moment He heard about where it was,he purposed in his heartto bring the Ark of the LORD back to Jerusalem; BACK TO THE CENTER OF WORSHIP! There is information about her in both. I am so bless by your teaching. The name of the town means City of woods/forests, in Hebrew, by the way. But not just any music. Faith, Obedience, Christian Influence, Post Reply Firstly, 2 Sam 6:10-12 and 1 Chronicles 13:13-14 mentioned that Obed Edom was a Giddite. Remember Obed Edom? This is so good. Those poor, clueless, haplessPhilistineshadthe Ark for a total of7 months; 7 months of pure hell, that is. Events, About The blessing of Obed-edom by God as recorded in the Bible is indeed a lesson to every child of God, and Numbers 23:19 has established that God is not a man that he should tell lies or change his mind when has spoken because he has given his word as covenant and promised to bless his people as long as they obey his commandments. You are prioritizing righteousness by works above righteousness by faith. Their first mistake was to boast that theirgod, had triumphed over the God of Israel. Focus on Jesus, and thats when restoration begins. When David became king, he went to bring the ark from Kirjath Jearim to Jerusalem (Mount Zion), which he had desired to do for many years. The Honor of the Ark of God. Ver. Comparing The Two Attempts To Return The Ark. The Ark demonstrates that Jesus is 100% Man (wood) and 100% God (gold.). The Mercy Seat alone was made of one solid slab of pure gold weighing one talent. He feared God, and acknowledged him. They also sounded the Shofar every step along the way. 5:4). (*For more on thesapphire tablets,you may follow the link below: Remember when Jesus said, My yoke is easy and My burden is light?This story perfectly illustrates that verse. Jesus, His glory, His beauty and His FINISHED WORKMUST BECENTRAL. This is a simple testimony of rest and acceleration! . Who was Obed-Edom? {Kirjath Jearim}. He died instantly. The blessings that we seek this year may come in different packages, but the most important lesson of all is that, these blessings will come only when we are deep in the presence of God. Its intoxicating! LESSON #1 Genesis 6:14a - "So make yourself an ark" We are RESPONSIBLE to build Noah did not have a Bass Pro Shop down the road. It was further mentioned that Obed Edom was the son of Jeduthun, who was one of Levite musicians appointed to minister to Gods presence. What lessons can you learn from his life? 132:6), while King Saul who was in authority at that time had no interest in the ark at all. And I thank You, Father God, that Jesus Christ is my Lord, now and forever. Obed-Edom was a man lifted by affliction. Then David said,No one may carry the ark of God but the Levites,for the Lord has chosen them to carry the ark of God and to minister before Him forever.. Your email address will not be published. 7Then the anger of theLordwas aroused against Uzzah,andGod struck him there forhiserror; and he died there by the ark of God.