Robert who was raised in Hawaii lives out in the countryside of Augsburg, Germany today. He loves sharing the Passion Paradigm.
God is touched.
The Day of Issachar – The Hired Man
The Fifth Day Theology is the Day of Issachar, the Theology of the Hired Man, the Theology of the Cross and the Day of the Man. The day of the man has to be a man in the flesh. This day is “Good Friday”. Good Friday is actually the sixth day which is reset to the fifth day of the Passion Week. This fifth day is the day of Issachar, Leah’s fifth son. The meaning of the Issachar is “the Hired Man”. Jesus is arrested in the middle of the night after the last supper. Jesus has a long night and the day begins at the first hour in the morning. A trial that should have happen in the day happens in the night, and the first hour of the Issachar bleeds out the day.
God’s fifth week is the Passion Week. The revelation of this week is “God is touched”. Jesus is the man in the flesh and is the hired man who is paid in full for every sin of every “hired man and woman” meaning all mankind. The man, Jesus, is betrayed with a kiss, arrested, convicted, sentenced, crowned with thorns, flogged, jeered, insulted, questioned by a governor, questioned by a king, slapped, disowned, blindfolded, beaten, disrobed, forced to carry a cross, forced to drink wine mixed with gall, nailed to a cross, pierced in his side and sealed in a tomb. After the resurrection, Jesus sees Thomas and says,
“Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.”
Thomas said to him, “My Lord and my God!” John 20:27-28 (New International Version)
The Lord’s Speculum is still quite simple, “Jesus is God”.
Israel’s fifth week is Issachar and the Fall of Jerusalem 70 AD. The week is a curse. The week begins with Jesus ministry in 28 AD. The middle of the week begins in 64 AD, in the first hour of the 4th day of the Issachar Week, in Rome with Nero persecuting and murdering the Christians. The sixth hour moves to Jerusalem in 70 AD with death of one million Jews according to the writings of Josephus, the traitor. The ninth hour is 73 AD with the death in Masada. The week ends with a letter from Pliny to the emperor in 112 AD. The letter can be summed up in one question, “What about the Christians?” The curse of this week is “the Hired Man dies.” A new hired man is “grafted to the vine,” and the new hired man is named in Antioch and called “Christians.
The question is how has this new branch done in the last 2000 years besides doing a good job of persecuting the other twelve brothers in the “Benjamin Week”. After 112 AD, there are only two active weeks, the (1) Genesis Week and the (15) Benjamin and the death of Rachel’s children week. The next week to follow does not happen until 1897 AD which is the (12) Zebulun and the Holocaust Week.
Does Jesus break the curse of the “hired man”? Jesus on the cross is like the serpent lifted in the wilderness.
“No one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven—the Son of Man. Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes may have eternal life in him. For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. John 3:13-17 (New International Version)
The Lord’s Antiphon is “Jesus is the Hired Man who gives eternal life.” The curse of the “death of the Hired Man” is broken “if and only if” you look upon, believe in and follow Jesus.
The writer of Romans writes:
You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. “Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
Romans 5:6-8 (New International Version)