NOT MADE WITH HANDS
By Tuese Ahkiong
“Made with hands” is that which is made by man like buildings, temples, idols, works…
That which is NOT MADE WITH HANDS is that which is NOT made by man.
The verses below are taken from Young’s Literal Translation.
Acts 7:48-50 `But the Most High in sanctuaries MADE WITH HANDS doth NOT dwell, according as the prophet saith: 49 The heaven [is] My throne, and the earth My footstool; what house will ye build to Me? saith the Lord, or what [is] the place of My rest? 50 hath not My hand made all these things?
** GOD DOES NOT DWELL IN MAN MADE BUILDINGS.
Acts 17:24-25 `God, who did make the world, and all things in it, this One, of heaven and of earth being Lord, in temples MADE WITH HANDS doth NOT dwell, 25 neither by the hands of men is He served -- needing anything, He giving to all life, and breath, and all things;
**GOD DOES NOT DWELL IN TEMPLES MADE BY THE HAND OF MAN.
2 Corinthians 5:1 For we have known that if our earthly house of the tabernacle may be thrown down, a building from God we have, an house NOT MADE WITH HANDS -- age-during -- in the heavens,
** THE EARTHLY TABERNACLE WAS THE TEMPLE IN JERSUSALEM. THE HOUSE IN THE HEAVENS IS THE HOUSE MADE WITHOUT HANDS.
Colossians 2:11 in whom also ye were circumcised with a circumcision NOT MADE WITH HANDS, in the putting off of the body of the sins of the flesh in the circumcision of the Christ,
**How can one be circumcised without hands? The circumcision is spiritual and one of the heart. IT WAS NOT EXECUTED BY MAN.
Hebrews 9:11 And Christ being come, chief priest of the coming good things, through the greater and more perfect tabernacle NOT MADE WITH HANDS -- that is, NOT of this creation --
**CHRIST ENTERED INTO THE TRUE TEMPLE OF GOD IN HEAVEN WHICH OF COURSE, IS NOT MADE BY MAN.
Hebrews 9:24 for NOT into holy places MADE WITH HANDS did the Christ enter -- figures of the true -- but into the heaven itself, now to be manifested in the presence of God for us;
**AGAIN, CHRIST ENTERS THE TRUE HOLY PLACE IN HEAVEN WHICH IS OBVIOUSLY NOT MAKE BY MAN BUT GOD.