(05-23-2016, 08:41 PM)Anonymous Kritter Wrote:(05-23-2016, 05:05 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:it is the TERM "GOD" that we have srewed up(05-23-2016, 05:01 PM)omicron Wrote:(05-23-2016, 04:43 PM)Anonymous Kritter Wrote:(05-23-2016, 12:37 PM)omicron Wrote: A lot of the Bible is religious allegory it seems.it is NOT allegory
How I would interpret it is something like:
Heaven: something like mind; thought (can be clouded, confused), etc.
Earth: matter; the body, physical.
Sun: has dual nature; light. Combined with heaven, the light of the mind.
Isaiah 50:3 I clothe the heavens with blackness, and I make sackcloth their covering.
Jeremiah 4:28 For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black; because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it.
2 Chronicles 6:1 Then said Solomon, The Lord hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
Actually, it seems even more so with those passages (allegory).
I'm not a Bible expert though.
Well, it is confusing because first it is understood God resides in Heaven (also Heavens?), then he resides in the thick blackness...which is it?
sometimes it can mean
b) angelic type entity
every planet in our solar system is named after a god
it was common for people to see something like a planet coming towrads the earth and say...
"god is angry"
"god has risen to shake the earth"
etc etc etc
they had a huge task in that day
to write about a subject of which they had no words to describe
thus the confusion
however the bible clearly states that everyone in the last days would believe a fairy tale
i can show you at least 5 verses that mention this
so which is the fairy tale?
1 Timothy 4:7 But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.
2 Timothy 4:4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
Titus 1:14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
2 Peter 1:16 For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
so which is the fable?
a giant invisible wizard god?
or beings from another planet?