is the number of gifts brought by the wise men. 5. The number of parts to the universe: space, time and matter. Each of these is broken down into threes. Space is measured by length, width and height. Time is measured by the past, present and future. Matter is a solid, a liquid or a gas. 6. The number of parts to a person: body, soul and spirit. 7. The number of a person’s abilities: word, thought and deed. 8. The number of parts to the temple: outer court, inner court and holy of holies.
FOUR – 1. It is the number of creation. It is the number of compass directions (north, south, east and west) as well as the earth’s seasons (winter, spring, summer and fall). 2. The number of major prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Daniel. 3. The number of Evangelists: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John; who each wrote one of the four Gospels. 4. The fourth commandment is the first commandment that deals with the earth. 5. The fourth clause in the Lord’s prayer is the first that deals with the earth. 6. Four materials were used in the construction of the tabernacle. 7. The number of horsemen of the apocalypse (Revelation 6).
FIVE – 1. It is the number of grace. 2. The number of wounds Jesus received on the cross. 3. The number of stones David picked up to fight Goliath (I Samuel 17:40). 4. The number of ingredients
used to make anointing oil (Exodus 30:23-25).