The twelfth article of faith is about government. “We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law.”
Twelve can be found in 187 places in God's word. The meaning of 12, which is considered a perfect number, is that it symbolizes God's power and authority, as well as serving as a perfect governmental foundation. It can also symbolize completeness or wholeness. For example, Jacob (Israel) had twelve sons, each of which represented a tribe begun by one of his sons or a princes.
Twelve in His Story:
How do you choose what to write about with the number twelve, it is so rich!
The theme of twelve is power (tail feathers), order (months), government
On the twelfth day of Christmas My Father gave to me
eleven faithful disciples,
nine spiritual gifts,
eight new levels,
seven complete cycles,
five things of power,
four family members,
three great desires,
two directions …
Tresta Neil is a homeschool mother of eight. She was born with curiosity and increases that curiosity through symbology!