THE DIVINE PLAN OF THE AGES
THE AGES FRAMED BY THE DIVINE WILL - Hebrews 11:3
"the worlds" – aionos - ages. Diag.- "ages".
"were framed by the word of God" – katertishai - to arrange, to adjust. Diag. - "so thoroughly
adjusted by God's command". The ages of human history have not fallen out by chance but have
unfolded according to God's predetermined plan. His providence has "thoroughly adjusted" the
course of history.
"that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear" – Diag. - "that not from
things then manifest the things now seen have come to pass". We must never judge by the appearance
of things. Present appearances, however unfavourable to the outworking of God's purpose can never
frustrate that purpose.
"by whom also he made the worlds" – Diag. - "on account of whom also He constituted the ages".
The word "made" can mean "to constitute". The word "world" is aionos - ages. From the beginning
God purposed to send forth His son and consequently the ages have revolved around His purpose in
ANTEDILUVIAN JEWISH GENTILE MILLENNIUM
0 1656 4000 6000 7000
4000 BC Flood AD 70 2nd Advent
THE AGE OF THE AGES
50 yrs THE KINGDOM AGE – THE MILLENNIUM – 1000 YEARS
The Jubilee Period Rev. 20:1-3, 7-8 ‘The End’
“The Little Season”
THE AGES OF HUMAN HISTORY
Flesh subdued Flesh bound Flesh unleashed