The Ark Of His Testament

The model of the trinity put forward in the 'metamath' section (as well as a page in the metaphysics section of the group K4 -a subgroup of the octal under action by the multiplication of the finite field of eight elements.) is based upon the viewpoint of God from the perspective of infinite regression. The knot of this divine marriage of His triune nature can be considered a "covenant" amongst the trinity that the trinity will stand forever - as the Godhead itself, the divine patriarchal family of Father, Son and Spirit.

In the model there is the case of the element that is effectively the zero element, or additive identity, which is static. This element can have the members of the trinity substituted for it when they act upon themselves as sets under the addition of (A v B)^c (The complement of the symmetric difference within the group in question.) The altar in the book of revelation represents the one divine part of Christ without the connection with the other two of the trinity, as He laid down His life without the union of the remaining two. God died, but is necessarily existent and has picked up His life in the Father again.

The altar is represented by the unity element of the multiplicative group, not by the additive identity which is the divine "self" out from which the triune perspective of universal divine perception and the union of the trinity may be modelled by these symmetries. This 'self' is the divine presence of God that is associated with the identity of God incarnate; that is 'Jesus Christ' and that identity also dwelled between the cherubim upon the mercy seat.

Moreover, the ark itself contains the tablets with the ten commandments which were broken by Moses (and were fulfilled by Christ). We can be sure that Christ fulfils every requirement to satisfy His Father even beyond that which we find possible (being merely creations.) The regression of God's viewing perspective indicates that the closed ark is the "representation" of the divine perspective under regression. (In the metaphysics section we considered a man walking out of his front door and looking back upon his minute self leaving a small model of a house in the centre of the room - also looking back to inside the "model")

The ark of the testament of Christ is this one vessel which divides the model's boundaries - the odd and even count of infinite regression and about which the "divine person of God" has fixed His perspective. In metaphysical terms, God has set himself on a proper maximal set of virtues, yet also geometrically we have a system of "extension".

This ark if it be so, is completely and so utterly Holy, so completely clean and sanctified it must be certainly be unique; If it were duplicated there would be two alternative covenants (even possibly with the same laws but to two different peoples or "camps") as well as two possible trinities with the same model. The uniqueness is implicit - a duplicate would be as a counterfeit.

The holiness of the temple vessels that were made in the wilderness (following the exodus from Egypt) under the direction of God would themselves be such counterfeits were they not plausibly the very same vessels as the ones seen in the revelation account. The person of Jesus Christ is the same "yesterday, today and forever" and the choice of virtue is fixed for Christ upon the law contained within the ark if Christ is apt to judge man, which is scripturally (and metaphysically) the case. Likewise the presence of God that dwelt upon the ark once it had been dedicated and sanctified of it's physical iniquity shows that this covenant was honestly made with man (not as upon a counterfeit), and fulfilled by Christ in the heavenly sense as well as the ministry of Jesus Christ.

God would dwell on no counterfeit and call it 'holy'. The iniquity of the material the ark was made from was no barrier to the divine presence: the ark and its contents as also the spirit of God toward man (whom in Christ's person was "well pleased") is genuine and without fault.

The ark was not just a gold box with some broken tablets inside: It is the 'most holy place'.

A man once died for touching the exterior of the ark when he reached out to "steady it" from tipping, likewise the ark struck foreigners with tumours for possessing the ark. It was the power of God that did so rather than a "box". The immensity of the divine power resting upon that box which is only sanctified if it be so unique it can not be replaced is astonishing.

That presence dwelling upon broken tablets was present with men until it was assumed up to or into the divine throne. This temple of the divine described in the book of revelation is the description of the trinity's own form and symmetry, not of a "geographical place" yet it is now completely "within the spirit" - whence Christ was taken up from His disciples. Ezekiel's account of God showing him all the iniquity of the people of Israel within His temple is rather a description of why the ark is found to be missing. God's Spirit has left a physical temple and the ark if it be found in heaven is either the intangible 'spiritual' divine body of the Lord himself or the very same golden container found to have the same fashion as in the OT that is the seat for infinite regression.

So, even the Old Testament in its shadowy representation (of the new testament substance of the trinity) was actually triune in nature: and the promise that the broken commandment would be fulfilled by God, and shown to be performable in the recorded life of Christ is scripturally evident, that man broke the law and not God: It was not an impossible standard set over man but an ideal standard that would be kept by Christ. The works of the law that rid the people of Israel of evildoers is with it's judgements of the same strictness with which we not only recognise whom was the person of the true Christ, but also exclude us from within spiritual Israel (likewise as "dead", yet spiritually so) if we deliberately refuse all divine correction. We are under grace but grace does not extend to permit the inclusion of all evildoers into the divine flock - the distinction is strict enough for arbitrary selection of the elect by God's choice, as also was the requirement for OT (physical) Israel to be pure of evil.

Likewise in the gospel there is the inherent promise that we shall even be called the "sons of God", adopted into the divine family. We need not ourselves do anything more than live with faith upon Christ. (Living requires we do something rather than nothing.) The end of which is obedience to the once broken law in emulation of Christ, improving toward the acceptable limit of His continually perfect example.

The "assumption" of the ark of God's testament then would imply it literally resides within the throne room of God, be present in time whenever God chooses it to be and would still bear the fingerprints of the unfortunate soul who died to show the ark was steady.

The ark itself remains closed, the marriage of the Holy Trinity within its Spirit (that is tied as a knot of the infinite to the possibly infinitesimal) has its 'limit' (if the word will permit) in the interior of the vessel and one would assume the outward surface of the ark. Whereas we consider infinite regression modelled as by "odd and even" in the finite field model, in terms of the ark itself, odd and even become one reality viewed by threefold God: The ark remains in God's presence as part of a very real and divinely authored creation.

We are told we have the boldness in Christ to approach the throne of God. We strictly may also approach the throne by passing the altar: but we may not alter the contents of the ark - or change the nature of the trinity. The ark then is most Holy, the throne in revelation is indicative of the continuing action of God's will upon creation, the altering of the union of what is a singular reality in terms of what the ark itself represents, without it showing an apparent sequence of infinite regression:

We are without risk of blaspheming assured of a reward (within the letter to the angel of the church of the laodiceans) that for overcoming, we may be given the right to sit upon the throne of God; but yet that still does not alter the structure of the trinity or allow one to touch the ark itself! The incredible height of the trinity is unreachable: unalterable under the will of the Father: there are no empty spaces to be filled in the trinity that are not already filled completely with the person of 'Jesus Christ'.

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