Explanation of the "7s" as found in the stories of the bible
  • Innocence ( 1st phase or Spirit):
    • Man enters every situation innocently. God starts stories off by setting the scene. In general, everything is OK and something is about to happen. In the opposite case, God may start off by telling of the complete corruptness of the situation.
    • Common terms to look for:
      • birth or very old age
      • First of something
      • Cleansing something or cleanness as in the clean and unclean animals
      • perfection, holiness
      • an angel or God showing up or dwelling with God
      • being clear of unholy things
      • being forgiven
      • Spirit, truth
      • Straightness
      • If the story is about Jesus, it will be him at the beginning of the story



  • Self Awareness ( 2nd phase or Spirit ):
    • Man coming face to face with what is in himself, or God saying what is in Himself.
    • Something happened in the "Innocence" phase that brings out a feeling or an emotion.
    • Common terms to look for:
      • falling down on face or bowed down
      • being told to "behold" something
      • getting angry
      • jealous, fear, dread, drunkenness
      • being aware of something and turning around to see it
      • nakedness
      • Countenance
      • likeness or how something looks
      • realizing that you must do something to meet a need
      • remembering someone
      • lifting up your eyes
      • being aware of being blessed
      • being told of a close relationship
      • take heed or look inside of yourself
  • Government ( 3rd phase or Spirit ):
    • Some form of government, order, or sequence will be established in this phase.
    • Common terms to look for:
      • Spirit government- God over man, Father Son Spirit
      • National governments- Officials over people in the nations
      • Family government- Parents over children
      • Orderly flow of water: oceans rivers - streams
      • Orderly size of land masses: nation city street, land - mountain, city to city based on distance
      • Order in plants: seed - trees
      • Order in reproduction
      • Order in senses: ear hearing
      • Order in time: seasons
      • Order to establish Peace
      • Covering: who covers whom
      • Layers of something
      • Places where order exist: Kingdoms, on earth, in heaven

  • Promise ( 4th phase or Spirit ):
    • Something will be promised in this phase. It will end with complete wholeness or complete destruction.
    • Common terms to look for:
      • dominion, deliverance
      • destruction of evil
      • increase in something, being blessed
      • someone swears an oath or vow
      • doing something about a previous promise made

  • Law ( 5th phase or Spirit ):
    • God telling man something to do.
    • God stating the law of how things work [ex.- law of gravity]

  • Grace -in- ( 6th phase or Spirit ):
    • This phase will refer to something coming "in" or "into" something else.
    • Common terms to look for:
      • Door
      • Coming down from heaven into earth
      • Being placed in something

  • God's Rule ( 7th phase or Spirit ):
    • This is the phase that God will ensure "His outcome" by His power and might alone. He is the Almighty. No effort is required by man.
      • The Sabbath is a picture of this; God provides, man rest.