Review Part Two of your listening guide from Session One. Note the inclusion of the New King James rendering of Revelation 1:1-2. What significance does the inclusion of the phrase "and signified it" hold?
Definition of signify:
sig·ni·fy (sgn-f)v. sig·ni·fied, sig·ni·fy·ing, sig·ni·fies v.tr.1. To denote; mean.2. To make known, as with a sign or word: signify one's intent.v.intr.1. To have meaning or importance.
signify [ˈsɪgnɪˌfaɪ]vb -fies, -fying, -fied (when tr, may take a clause as object)1. (tr) to indicate, show, or suggest2. (tr) to imply or portend the clouds signified the coming storm3. (tr) to stand as a symbol, sign, etc. (for)4. (intr) Informal to be significant or important
signifyverb1. indicate, show, mean, matter, suggest, announce, evidence, represent, express, imply, exhibit, communicate, intimate, stand for, proclaim, convey, be a sign of, symbolize, denote, connote, portend, betoken The two approaches signified a sharp difference between the men.2. make known, show, express, indicate, announce, display, declare, signal, register, communicate, proclaim Two jurors signified their dissent.
I think it means that God is saying: "This is important. Pay attention to what I have to say." It's like a parent with a child when the parent wants to get the child's attention when the parent takes the child's face in their hands, looks them straight in the eye and states, "Listen to me! Hear what I'm saying"
I can hardly wait to see what You have in store for me today in the way of a personal revelation. It has been an amazing few days since we began this together.