of the Church
of the Flock
Used in Levitical Offerings
Sun in Aries
Sign of Aries
Aries, the Ram, symbolizes the leader of the flock, namely
the Lord Jesus Christ at the Second Advent. The Lord Jesus Christ
is the leader of the flocks of Israel and the Church (Jn 10:16; Eph 2:14-16;
Matt 16:18). He will lead Israel in the Millennium.
Aries is symbolized by Issachar, the donkey, who leads
the other pack animals in a deployment.
of the Church
The Lord Jesus Christ is the leader of the flock of the Church
(1 Pet 2:25).
He will lead the armies of the Church and Angels at the Second
Advent (Matt. 16:27; 26:64; (Mark 8:38; 13:26; Luke 21:27); 2 Thess 1:7;
Rev. 1:7; 19:11, 14, 20-21).
As the Chief Shepherd, He will return for the Church
at the Rapture (1 Cor 15:23; 1 Thess 4:16; 2 Thess 2:1; 1 Pet 5:4).
He will judge and reward believers at the Review Tribunal
of Christ during the Tribulation (Rom 2:16; 14:10-12; 2 Cor 5:10).
The Lord Jesus Christ is the leader of the flock of Israel
He is the Commander-in-Chief of the Army of Israel
(Josh 5:14; 1 Sa 4:4).
He is the Shepherd of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Gen
He is the Good Shepherd who gives His life for the
sheep (Psa 22:1-24; Ezek 34:11–16; Jn 10:11-15; 1 Pet 3:18) and regathers
them (Jer 31:10).
He will deliver Israel (as their Commander-in-Chief)
at the Second Advent (Isa 2:12; Zech 12:8; 14:3).
He will separate the sheep from the goats (Matt 25:32)
and judge believers at the Second Advent (Matt 16:27).
As the Great Shepherd (Heb 13:20), He will rule His
flock during the Millennium from the Throne of David (Psa 22:25-31; Is
40:10-11; 55:3; Jer 32:40; Ezek 34:22-23; 37:26; Mic 5:2, 4; Matt 2:6;
Other Leaders of the
Other leaders of the flock symbolized by the ram include:
Prophets (Jer 17:16)
Kings (2 Sa 5:2; Jer 51:40 (of Babylon))
Pastors (Jn 21:16; Acts 20:28; 1 Pet 5:2-3).
Jewish leaders at Second Advent (Ezek. 34:17)
Media Persian Empires (Dan. 8:3-7, 20)
Rams Used in
Rams were used as Levitical offerings:
Ordination of Aaron and the Levitical Priests (Ex 29)
Animal sacrifice (Gen. 15:9; Lev 5:14-19; 6:1-7):
Offered for sins against things holy (Lev 5:14-19, 6:1-7); Burnt offering
(Lev. 9:2); Peace offering (Lev. 9:4).
Rams skins dyed red, tanned, were used for the roof
of the Tabernacle (Ex 36:19).
Rams of Nebaioth (kingdom of nomads descended from
Ishmael (Gentiles)) will be used in the ceremonial worship of Israel in
the Millennium (Isa 60:7).
Sun in Aries
The Sun in Aries symbolizes the husband or leader's glory,
the face of Christ (Rev 1:16), or the face of Moses (Ex 34:35).
Constellations around Aries contribute to a fuller meaning
in the Star Gospel.1 The nearby constellations include:
Ruling planet - Morning Star (2 Pet 1:19; Rev 2:28; 22:16).
Satan falsely claims to be the Morning Star (Isa 14:12).
Cassiopeia - Bride Enthroned - The Church as the Bride
of Christ (Rev. 19:7-8; Jn 3:29, Eph 5:23); the New Covenant to Israel
Millennial Church Universal (Psa 45:9-17; Isa 61:10-11; 62:3-5).
Cetus - Sea Monster - Sea (world) dragon (Satan) bound
(Isa. 27:1; Rev. 19:20-21, 20:2); from L. cetus, from Gk. ketos,
Perseus - Armed Man - Conqueror, sword in hand, with
the head of the sea monster (Satan) (Psa 74:13; Dan. 7:11; Rev. 19:15-16,
20-21, 20:10); Perseus (Lat.), from Gk Persis (Rom 16:12),
Gk, Persiv" (persis) = Persian; a sacking,
sack; from Heb. Jr#P#,
(peretz) = breach; from v. Jr^P*,
(paratz) = break through (Mic 2:13, Breaker)
Aries can symbolize leaders in general. It can symbolize
an entrepreneur or chief executive. It can symbolize authority relationships,
including policy and loyalty. And it can symbolize an author, sponsor,
Star Gospel," Larry Wood, January 16, 2008.
Author: Larry Wood
Released February 10, 2010 - Revised Sept. 30, 2011