At the Poland Conference I was really touched during the special fellowship regarding the matter of Hiram the builder.
Hiram had a terrible origin. His mother was of the tribe of Dan. The tribe of Dan was the worst of the tribes. It was a tribe full of idolatry and caused God’s people to fall! His father, was tyrian – from a city that was the very embodiment of Satan! In Gen. 49:17, Jacob describes Dan as being a viper! His mother was a snake, and his father was Satan!
But Hallelujah for 1 Kings 7:14 which describes Hiram as being of the tribe of Naphtali! Hiram’s origin was of sin, but he had a mysterious transfer into the tribe of Naphtali, the tribe of resurrection!
We are all like Hiram having an origin that is of sin, and we also can, and need to have a mysterious transfer. Hiram eventually became someone who could build the pillars of temple! We need to be pillar builders! But we must have a transfer first. In order to be a part of God’s building we NEED to have a transfer into the tribe of Naphtali.
I especially enjoyed the fact that all Hirams are aware of and know what their source is. We need to recognize what our situation is. We need to see that we are sinful and need the blood of Christ. The blood of Christ is the most powerful thing in the universe!
However, we still need our Tyrian father. Like Hiram, we need to learn the “Tyrian skill” and be educated. Every one in the church should seek the highest education, and gain all the wisdom and knowledge of Egypt. No young person should drop out of school. We should all aim for a Ph.D.
After we have this skill, our Tyrian father must be killed. Then we can be useful for God’s building. We can be ones who have learned a trade and are full of learning and wisdom, but we’re not using this for any kind of secular business.
Our learning is for God’s building! All we have learned should be for pillar-building! After labouring for years to earn our degree, put your Tyrian father to death! Bury him! Moses left his royal family and never mentioned them again. He had buried that family. The Church needs highly educated ones.
Hallelujah for God’s building! Hallelujah for this mysterious transfer! Amen!
Sharing by bro. B.M. (Canada), from his top enjoyment in the 2014 European Young People’s Conference in Poland (the 2014 Poland Camp). If you want to share YOUR enjoyment from this conference email it to us at 21stcenturynazarites @ gmail.com.