Biblical history IS prophecy. I used to believe that some of Biblical history is prophetic, but the more I read and study ‘historical’ passages, the more I recognize prophetic pictures confirmed by other passages. As examples, we have explored Joseph as a picture of Yeshua, Elijah and the significance in the End Times series, as well as David and Goliath picturing the end times.
This morning while meandering through various passages I was suddenly and sharply drawn to look at Absalom and David. Almost immediately, verses in the story-line began to pop out revealing two interesting pictures from the historical uprising of Absalom against his father’s kingdom. Now, I have not had time to fully tease this picture out, (I’m just too excited to wait.. I want to share…) so, you get to help as you think this through and add notes in the comment section!!
Absalom is a picture of Lucifer.
2 Samuel 14:25 Now in all Israel was no one as handsome as Absalom, so highly praised; from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head there was no defect in him.
Of Lucifer, Ezekiel says,
“You [d]had the seal of perfection,
Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.
13 “You were in Eden, the garden of God;
Every precious stone was your covering:
The ruby, the topaz and the diamond;
The beryl, the onyx and the jasper;
The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald;
And the gold, the workmanship of your Continue reading “Absalom, the anti-messiah and the Valley of Elah.”