KH: The beginning
Too complicated. Remove from outline. The Kingdom of Heaven->KH: The beginning
In order to know what the kingdom is, we must know something about the king. We will examine what Jesus knew about the king from the scriptures he had available.
The first verse of the Bible speaks of the Sovereign nature of God. Not only does it speak of him as the creator, implying that he has dominion over his creation, but it speaks more directly to him being 'over' his creation in the letters which make up the first word of the verse. This, in a vague way, speaks of God as king over all. In his name Elohim, he speaks more directly to the meaning of The kingdom of heaven.
Over and the invisible aleph
In the foundations of the Hebrew language, where words are built from letters, the meaning of the word is based on the combined meaning of the letters. Even the order of the letters builds meaning. If two letters of a gate (a two-letter pair) are reversed, there is a kind of reversal that takes place in the meaning of the gate. This was examined more extensively in Pneumnemonics .
Hebrew is written from right to left. It appears that over can refer to something to the right. For instance: The word for heaven is shamayim שמים. The shin ש , representing the Spirit , is to the right of an embedded word waters mayim מים. To help us learn the language, God tells us: the Spirit of God moved upon [or over] the face of the waters. [a]
The first word of Genesis 1:1 is bereshith meaning 'in the beginning'. The first letter is bet ב meaning by formation 'a revelation to man'. It is the beginning of God's revelation of himself to man. The first thing we naturally ask is: What happened before God began to reveal himself? And God tells us through the only written source we have; the Bible.
The Old Testament was written in the Square Text Hebrew. It was the original written language only used for scripture written on clay tablets. It was passed down from Father to Son until Joseph put them in the library in Egypt. There they were transcribed to papyrus where Moses obtained them and carried them into the desert as the Book of Genesis. 
They were kept hidden in the tabernacle and temple until they were taken captive, and their enemies defiled all the temple implements, and made the sacred writing common. This has led to the myth that the Hebrews obtained the Square Test from their enemies and then wrote their most sacred writings in it.
Hebrew reuses the alphabet letters for numbers. Who put them in numerical order? They are not found in scrambled order. There is no evolution of numbers. They just are.
Using the alphabet, found in the Bible, in numerical order, the aleph א comes before the bet ב. It is a silent letter. It means "God spoke and created the heavens and the earth". We see it in the alphabet, but the first thing we see in the Bible is the bet ב meaning 'a revelation to man. What comes before the revelation to man? A silent and invisible aleph א meaning: Before God revealed himself to man, he spoke and created the heavens and the earth when no one could see or hear him do it."
The aleph also contains the name God gave himself before creation. The letter is made up of yod-vav-yod, which if pronounced sounds like 'ee-oo-ee' which is very similar to Yahweh, the name he gave Moses. But the name in the aleph cannot be pronounced since the letter is silent. This means that no one can take dominion over God by naming him. This is the source of the myth of the unspeakable name of God. It is not that he commanded us not to say it. It is not pronounceable since it is silent.
The invisible aleph, to the right of bereshith says that the invisible God who spoke and created the heavens and the earth is over everything that follows.
If this is your first introduction to the hermeneutic of Jesus, this looks very strange. But hang on, you will quickly see that this is no accident, nor invention of men. The same message will be repeated in different ways, in the manner of teaching a child language.
Bereshith, the Father and the Son
The first two letters of Genesis 1:1 are bet ב rosh ר. The ancient riddle asks: why does Genesis start witht he second letter of the alphabet and not the first? This was answered above. There is the invisible aleph א and the visible bet ב. This spells 'father' ab אב. But you cannot see the father because of the invisible aleph. From the beginning, no man has seen the Father. The Father is to the right of 'beginning' rashith ראשית so the Father is over the beginning.
The first thing we see is the Son bar בר. The Son makes the Father known, because we ask why Genesis 1:1 starts with the second letter. The Father is to the right of the Son, so the Father is over the Son. But the son is to the right of the next four letters of bereshith אשית. When read letter by letter these letters say: the creation of the heavens and the earth א where his word did not return void ש what he intended to do י he completed ת. The son is over all of that.
The first word
The first word, when read by the letters says: A revelation to man ב it is revealed ר that God spoke and created the heavens and the earth א his word did not return void ש what he intended to do י he completed ת.
This still seems a bit of a stretch to some. Let's examine it more closely, by dividing and parsing out the meaning of the embedded words.
ב-ראשית : in ב – the beginning ראשית
ב-ראש-י-ת : in ב - the authority of (heads of) ראש - the creator י – (makes it an object) ת
בר(אש)ית : a covenant ברית with man אש at the center
ברא-שית : created ברא an appointment/six שית
בר-אשי-ת : the son בר – offered total devotion (fire offerings) אשי – (makes it an object) ת
However we parse the word, we get the doctrine of Christ.
The invisible aleph said that God is the creator who is over all. The first two letters tell us that the Father, who is over all, is invisible, but made known through the Son. The purpose of the Son is to make the invisible Father known. The first word tells the same message. It has been told three times and now is told a fourth time: Ge 1:1 ¶ In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
God tells us the most important thing, over and over again in different ways so that we understand it: He is the invisible creator who is made known by the Son.
The first chapter
The first word bereshith when divided in half says - created bara ברא six shith שית. This explodes into the first chapter which describes how God created all things in six days. As the creator, he is sovereign over all.
The whole Bible Each day of creation is a yom ים which is the word for day but in formation means - what God intended to do יfinished by the Son ם. Each day is a picture or pericope of how Christ fulfilled the Father's will. Each day is also like a Table of Contents entry pointing to a section of scripture, dividing the whole Bible into parts, each declaring that God is the Sovereign creator over all.
We might start to get the idea that this is the main idea, the primary theme, or the most important part of God's revelation about himself.
- Bob Jones
- 1Jo 5:7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.
- P.J. Wiseman
- Ge 1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness [was] upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.