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Lou's reply to Sigismund-dthenmy Sigismund

Posted by Lou Pilder on December 15, 2007, at 8:45:23

In reply to Death Lou Pilder, posted by Sigismund on December 14, 2007, at 20:31:53

> > It has been revealed to me what death is
>
> Tell me then, Lou. I'm curious.
>
>
Sigismund,
You wrote,[...I'm curious...]
The bible writes about death in many ways. Some of the important verses are in the book of Revelation written by John who was a Jew and I think that what he wrote could be understood by a Jew that was versed in the scriptures that Jews used.
Let us look at some of the verses in that book.
The author writes that the book is to 7 {churches} which are in Asia. What is a {church}? The word in Greek is meaning a group that is {called out};[(ekklesia)]. This could be a group of Jews or others. So the book {could} have been written to Jewish congregations that were being persecuted by the Romans, for Jerusalam was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE. These {churches} could have be made up of Jews and non-Jews that fled Rome.
The author writes in the first chapter that he was in a spiritual condition when he wrote the book. What he wrote was in symbols for he defines some of the symbols while others are contained in the ancient writings used by the Jews such as Danial and Isaiah and Ezekiel and David.
One verse in Revelation is;
[...And Death and hell were cast into the Lake of Fire...]
Another writer of scripture , Paul, who was a Jew, wrote that [...The last {enemy} to be destroyed will be {death}...]. He said that Death is an {enemy}.
more ...
Lou

 

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