The Law of the Lord; and in His law doth He meditate day and night.

The New Year – 2020

...but I do know that we are seeing signs and wonders in enormous proportions—Our world has become darker and darker with sin and everywhere we turn, the Christian faith is under constant attack.
2020 There Will Be Signs

This world as we know it, is winding down the 2019th year heading into 2020. The year 2020 reminds of a song I heard back in the 60’s—In the Year 2525 by Zager & Evans—when you have a chance, hear that song—It’s somewhat scary.

The year 2020 intrigues me because I love numbers—I have read the Bible completely seven plus times from cover to cover and each time, the more I read, the more questions arise. God’s Bible to me is a puzzle that must be unlocked, and part of that puzzle is the numbering system in the Bible—God’s work is perfect—100% — no jot nor tittle left—Each word, Each sentence, Each paragraph, Each chapter and Each book have reasons and meanings touching our mind while providing us with lessons in life.

Here’s one for you—Who named all the animals? Adam—Now he must have had an expanded vocabulary. Here is another question—Was Abraham, Issac, and Jacob Jews? Ask your pastor that one—Many pastors preach that they were, but this IS NOT TRUE! These folks were not Jews —Why? Simple, there weren’t any Jews on the earth at that time. They were either Hebrews or Semites—So you may say, “I’m splitting hairs”, but the Bible first introduces the word Jews in 2 Kings 16:6. There was no religion known as Judaism nor a single person of the Jewish ethnicity or faith. As for the word Israelite, this word is first introduced in Numbers 25:14 and Israelites including Moses in Exodus 9:7 according to the New Strong’s Expanded Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible.

The question has arisen as to the difference between an Israelite and Jew—I like how Joe Kovac—Shocked by the Bible—makes the analogy—Let’s compare this to the United States today—While it’s fair to say that all legal citizens of Nebraska are Americans, certainly not all Americans are Nebraskans. There are forty-nine other states of which they could be citizens. In the same way, while all Jews were Israelites since they descended from Judah, the son of Israel, not all Israelites were Jews. Israelites belonged to one of several other tribes.

Oops—Back to 2020—Utilizing the numeric works of Mr. Panin, E.W. Bullinger and Ed. F. Vallowe for information on Bible Mathematics, the following authors gave their thoughts on the number 20.

According to Evangelist Ed Vallowe, the number twenty signifies redemption – the number twenty is found 288 times. Silver is a sign for redemption. E.W. Bullinger offers the following—Twenty is the double of ten and may in some cases signify its concentrated meaning. But its significance seems rather to be connected with the fact that it is one short of twenty-one, 21 – 1 = 20; that is to say, if 21 is the three-fold 7, and signifies divine (3) completion as regards spiritual perfection (7), then twenty, being one short of 21, it would signify what Dr. Milo Mahan calls expectancy, and certainly we are not without illustrations in support: See the following…

  • Genesis 21: 38, 41
  • Judges 4:3
  • Judges 25: 20 & Judges 26:31
  • 1 Samuel 7:2
  • 1 Kings 9:10 & 2 Chronicles 8:1

Each of the above verses feature the words twenty years.

To each and all Christians, the word expectancy comes to mind—Why? Because we await the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and be united with him. Will this be the year when our Lord will come to earth? I don’t know, but I do know that we are seeing signs and wonders in enormous proportions—Our world has become darker and darker with sin and everywhere we turn, the Christian faith is under constant attack.

Satan knows his time is short and he is at work 24 hours a day—But all is not lost—Turn with me to Luke 21:25-28 (NIV) There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea. Men will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken. At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.

Here is the hope, the expectancy and the redemption in the above verses and remember as you ring in the first day of 2020 to stand up, lift your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.

May God Bless each of you reading this column and may you Bless God for each and all things. I will begin the next lesson on the commandments in the New Year.


Share With

Share on facebook
Share on twitter

About Me

Recent Posts

About Us


I think you will agree that if we were under God’s laws and not those of man that our world would be ideal. God has addressed every issue in his laws with a solution that makes sense and could and should be used by all. I have been studying numerous books on his laws with the KJV Bible being the center for knowledge and understanding for many years and wish to share my thoughts and welcome your thoughts…

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with. How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.