Topic: Symbolic, Prophetic, Shadows, Types, and Patterns

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1Joseph as Jesus
Jews for

1. Rejected by his brethren (Beloved of His Father)
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children (Gen. 37:3a).

2. Envied and hated for telling the truth
Genesis 37:2
This is the history of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brothers. And the lad was with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives; and Joseph brought a bad report of them to his father.

3. A root out of dry ground
…he was the son of his [Jacob’s] old age (Gen. 37:3b).

4. He foretold that one day he would rule
… your sheaves stood…and made obeisance to my sheaf (Gen. 37:7).

5. Accused of being a dreamer (beside himself, deluded)
And they said to one another, Behold, this dreamer cometh (Gen. 37:19).

6. Sent by the father to seek the brothers’ welfare.
Go…see whether it be well with thy brethren (Gen. 37:14a).

7. A certain unnamed man (the Holy Spirit) found him. (Gen 37:15)

8. He went willingly and sought until he found them.
And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them… (Gen. 37:17b).

9. Behold, he was wandering in the field (symbolic of the world).

10. They were supposed to be in Shecham (Hebrew meaning a place of a load that is bore on the shoulders symbolic of God who is man’s burden bearer).

11. But, they were found in Dotham (a place of splitting-division)

12. Rejected and Condemned to die.
they conspired against him to slay him (Gen. 37:18b).

13. Stripped of his clothing.
…they stripped Joseph out of his coat…that was on him (Gen 37:23b).

14. Thrown into a pit (alone, forsaken, death)
And they took him, and cast him into a pit (Gen. 37:24a).

15. Sold for silver into the hands of Gentiles
…they sold Joseph to the lshmaelites twenty pieces of silver; and they brought Joseph into Egypt (Gen. 37:28b).

16. Resurrected from the pit
…and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit (Gen. 37:28a).

17. Became a servant
And Joseph was brought down to Egypt…and he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian (Gen. 39:1-2).

18. Everything he did prospered
And…the LORD made all that he did to prosper in his hand (Gen. 39:3b).

19. Resisted temptation
The temptation by Potiphar’s wife (Read Gen. 39:7-12).

20. Falsely accused.
The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me (Gen. 39:17-18).

21. Numbered with transgressors
And Joseph’s master…put him into the prison, a place where the king’s prisoners were bound (Gen. 39:20a).

22. Promised deliverance to a condemned man (thief on the cross and the cupbearer)
Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thine head, and restore thee… (Gen. 40:13).

23. Did not promise deliverance to a condemned man (the other thief on the cross and the baker)
Gen 40:19 Within three days Pharaoh will lift [off your head from you and hang you on a tree; and the birds will eat your flesh from you.”

24. Foretold the future accurately
And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us (Gen. 41:13a).

25. Proved to be a great counselor
…Forasmuch as God hath shown thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art (Gen. 41:39).

26. Promoted to honor and glory and given a new name
And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See I have set thee over all the land of Egypt (Gen. 41:41). (See also Gen. 41:45a.)

27. All people commanded to bow to him
and they cried before him, Bow the knee (Gen. 41:43b).

28. Provided for all in need
And all the countries came…to Joseph to buy grain (Gen. 41:57a).

29. His people did not recognize him
And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him (Gen. 42:8).

30. His brothers were troubled when they met him
…be not grieved nor angry with yourselves (Gen. 45:5a).

31. Allowed his brothers to suffer a period of tribulation before entering into a place of rest
Read Gen. 42:6-44:34.

32. Revelation and reconciliation
I am Joseph…whom ye sold…God hath made me lord of all…come…unto me… (Gen. 45:3b-9).

33. Takes a gentile bride before the seven year famine (*seven year tribulation: the time of Jacob’s troubles indicating a pre-tribulation rapture).

34. Revealed by circumcision (cutting away of the earthly flesh)
Gen 45:1 “Make everyone go out from me!” So no one stood with him while Joseph made himself known to his brothers.
2Ark of the Covenant: Jesus
1. Made of acacia wood, acacia meaning “scraped clean” which is symbolic of atonement.
2. Overlaid with gold, symbolic of its inability to decay, its purity, its value, its origination in the heavens, and its eternal life, just like Jesus.
3. The Hebrew meaning of Ark is “coffin”. Coffins are laid in tombs.
4. There is an angel at the head and at the foot of the mercy seat, which is Jesus’ tomb.
5. Blood of the perfect sacrifice, the Lamb of God, for sins were applied to the Ark of the Covenant and to Jesus’ tomb.
6. Inside the Ark was the Law of Moses. Inside Jesus was the Law.
7. The blood of the Lamb of God covers the Law.
8. Only the High Priest can apply the blood. Jesus is our High Priest.
9. Inside the Ark was Aaron’s dead almond branch which bloomed once a year when the blood was applied to the Ark, symbolizing the resurrection of the dead.
3Contrast between Jesus and Satan
1. Jesus is the Son of God, Satan is the Son of Perdition (2 Thess. 2:3).
2. Jesus is the Good Shepherd, Satan is the Worthless (Idol) Shepherd (Zech. 11:16,17).
3. Jesus is the Servant Branch, Satan is the Abominable Branch (Isa 25:5).
4. Jesus returns on a white horse. Satan rides into the tribulation as the Antichrist riding on a white horse.
5. Jesus seals believers with the Holy Spirit, Satan seals nonbelievers with the mark of the beast.
6. Jesus is the light of men, Satan is the prince of darkness.
7. Jesus is “the Truth”, Satan is the father of Lies.
8. Jesus is worshiped, Satan wants to be worshiped.
9. Jesus is called the Son of Man, Satan is the man of the earth (Psa. 10:18).
10. Jesus is called the Nail (Peg), Satan is called the nail (peg) (Isa 22:25).
11. Jesus is the King of Israel, Satan is the willful king (Dan 11:36) “a king of fierce countenance” (Dan 8:23) and the king over the children of pride (Job 41:34)
Jesus is the Prince of Peace, Satan is the profane and wicked prince of Israel (Eze 21:25-27)
12. Jesus is Aaron’s Rod, Satan is “The Rod of God’s anger” (Isa. 10:12).
13. Jesus is the Vine, Satan is “The Vine of the Earth” (Rev. 14:18)
14. Jesus is our intercessor, Satan is our accuser and adversary (Psa 74:8-10, Isa 59:19, Lam 4:11-12, Amos 3:11) . (Jesus is our defender, Satan is our prosecutor.)
15. Jesus is the Christ, Satan is the Anti-Christ.
16. Jesus is a Lamb, Satan is a serpent.
17. Jesus is the perfect number seven, Satan is the number of man, the number six (“the devil’s schemes,” “flesh and blood,” “rulers,” “authorities,” “powers of this dark world” and “spiritual forces of evil.” Eph 6:10-12)
18. Jesus is the quiet waters, He calms the winds and waves. Satan causes the seas (of people) to boil, stew, roar.
19. Jesus is the Rock, the Unhewn Stone, Satan is the sand (Rev 13:1).
20. Jesus reigns for one thousand years, Satan is enchained for one thousand years.
21. Jesus is the seven-branched menorah, Satan is the seven-branched tribulation.
22. Jesus is the middle candle of the menorah being God, Satan is the middle candle of the menorah of the tribulation declaring himself to be god in the middle of the tribulation.
23. Jesus is the Lion of Judah, Satan is the lion who goes about roaring seeking whom he may devour.
24. Jesus comes with power, signs, miracles and wonder, Satan comes with power, signs, and lying wonders.
Thessalonians 2:9
The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power, signs, and lying wonders,
25. Jesus is the Anointed Messiah, Satan is the anointed Messeh (meaning Messiah) whose name was ‘Draco‘, anointed with crocodile oil (vs olive oil).
4Jonah as Jesus
1. Jonah was swallowed by a Sea Monster and Jesus were swallowed by the “Sea Monster” who lives in the sea of people (Job 41), who fouls the waters, who causes the waves to roar, causes the waters to boil (Job 41) and causes storms.
2. Jonah spent 3 days and 3 nights in the belly of the sea monster, Jesus spent 3 days and 3 nights in the belly of the earth (Sheol).
3. Jonah was regurgitated on the shore of the gentiles (Ninevah), Jesus was “resurrected” on the beach head of the gentile church. The sea monster vomited both upon the shores of the gentiles.
4. After Jonah was regurgitated, the gentile city of Ninevah repented, and after Jesus was resurrected the gentile nations repented.
5The Lamb: Jesus
1. A lamb is white symbolizing purity.
2. Lambs are innocent, Jesus is innocent.
3. A lamb does not make any sounds when it is slaughtered. Jesus did not answer Pilate.
4. Lambs cannot defend themselves, Jesus did not defend Himself.
5. Sheep is a meek animal. They are usually very quiet and gentle, holding themselves aloof from the world (separated/holy).
6. In a herd, all the sheep tend to listen to their leaders and show esteem to them. They have an obedient character. Jesus was obedient even unto death.
6The Sun: Jesus
1. The Sun always rises.
2. The Sun gives light.
3. The Sun provides life.
4. The Sun can also take life.
7The Rain: Jesus
1. Rain in Hebrew means “teacher”, Jesus is called “Teacher”.
2. The faithful Rain is called the Messiah.
3. The early and latter Rain arrive with the “harvests” ie resurrections.
4. Without Rain there is no life.
5. To withhold Rain is to create desolation.
8The Shepherd: Jesus
1. The Shepherd lays down His life for the sheep, protects them from predators
2. Takes the sheep to places of food, water, and safety
3. He searches for the lost sheep
4. He binds the wounds of the sheep and carries them on his shoulders
9Gold: Jesus
1. Will not decay therefore it will last forever and is eternal
2. Beautiful
3. The most Valuable of all the metals
4. Rare
5. Pure
6. It can be a solid or a liquid (God or Man)
7. Gold is not a natural mineral from earth, it only comes from the heavens.
10Barabbas and Jesus:
Leviticus 16:7-10
He shall take the two goats and present them before the Lord at the door of the tabernacle of meeting. Then Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats: one lot for the Lord and the other lot for the scapegoat. And Aaron shall bring the goat on which the Lord’s lot fell, and offer it as a sin offering. 10 But the goat on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat shall be presented alive before the Lord, to make atonement upon it, and to let it go as the scapegoat into the wilderness (of people).

1. Barabbas is the scapegoat. Jesus is the sin offering.

2. Barabbas first name was also Jesus.

3. Jesus Bar-abbas means Jesus, “Son-of the Father”, Jesus is “THE Son of THE Father”. (Bible Tidbit: Barabbas’ first name was Jesus)

4. If Barabbas was secluded and could only hear the mob shouting through an open door, he would hear the mob yelling “Barabbas” and “Crucify Him!”

5. Jesus was the sin offering for the redeemed Barabbas.

6. Barabbas was a murderer who took a life. Jesus is the giver of life who gave His life.

7. Barabbas was released into the wilderness of people.
11. Symbolic Patterns of Jesus in the Boat
Jesus left the house Mark 3:31-32 went down to the boat [Mark 4:1] (an ark* of deliverance) in the water (of people) (the tossing and turning sea: Satan causes the sea of people to storm and boil Job 41:31.)

Jesus was asleep [Mark 4:38] (picture of death) in the boat. (Foretelling his death), then when he got up (resurrection) the sea (chaos of restless people) were calmed [Mark 4:39]. Then he went to the other side (back to heaven).

Note: the Hebrew meaning of “Ark” is “coffin”.

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