The Presidents Code – President Pro Tempore John Laurance
John Laurance’s name meaning displays the Garden of Eden. The land of God’s grace is given to Adam where he is commanded not to eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the midst of the Garden..
John comes from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן ‘Yochanan’ meaning the grace or camp of Yah. This ‘camp of Yah’ is referring to believers in God and the land in which they live (Revelation 20:9; Hebrews 12:22-23; Psalm 89:7; Acts 20:28).
Laurance is a variant of Laurence which comes from the Roman name Laurentius, which means ‘from Laurentum.’ Laurentum was a city in ancient Italy, deriving its name from the Latin word ‘laurus’ which means a laurel tree. Laurel is considered a parasitic vine. This could be speaking of the tree of knowledge of good and evil which was planted in the midst of paradise of which Adam and Eve were not to eat (Genesis 2:9, 17; Matthew 13:25-28, 39).
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