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Originally posted by jaywillGosh, out aloud? And with repitition...I guess I may as well stand on a street corner too so that excess energy is not wasted....🙂
Go to the last two chapters of the Bible, Revelation chapters 21 and 22. Read it aloud. Do not be troubled that you do not immediately understand everything.
Read about the New Jerusalem. Read about the new heaven and the new earth with the New Jersualem.
This is what creation is for. This is where history is going. This is the climax of all of God's ...[text shortened]... and a fully opened heart to God.
We are here because God is building [b]New Jerusalem.[/b]
Originally posted by amannionAgreed.
Life has no purpose.
You may as well ask, what is the purpose of a rock? The rock just is. It exists.
Now, we use rocks for things, so we attach purposes to them.
I guess we do the same for our lives. We attach purposes to our lives - and these can change through our lives to. My purpose at the moment is to be a good father for my children and help them ...[text shortened]... to me 10 years ago when I had no children.
But externally imposed purposes?
There are none.
Originally posted by robbie carrobieSo, the native forests that surround my city are weeds, is that what you're saying?
when one plants flower seeds, flowers grow, when one plants grape seeds, grapes grow and we get wine, when one plants nothing, weeds grow 🙂
Originally posted by karoly aczel===============================
Gosh, out aloud? And with repitition...I guess I may as well stand on a street corner too so that excess energy is not wasted....🙂
BTW I dont agree with your interpretation of revelations.
I actually loosely think that revelations may be true but how its going to play out is not a matter that is up for debbate. The wolf is going to come. Thats all. We dont know in what form or exactly when...
Originally posted by amannionWeeds grow wherever they are not wanted. That is what a weed is - an unwanted plant. Even food crops are weeds if they grow when you really wanted a different crop.
When people plant nothing we get communities of plants, usually high in biodiversity. Weeds tend to grown in areas that have been damaged or developed in the past, or where introduced species have no natural controls.
Originally posted by jaywillIf we compare the Revelation to the scripture of Nostradamus, we can find very much similarities. Not in details, but in how the visions are presented.
I hope you would get off to a good start if you want to correct my interpretation. It is THE REVELATION not "revelations".
Further more, the writing is rather symbolic. And there could be much discussion on what certain signs may really mean.
Originally posted by twhiteheadYes, in one sense 'weeds' are simply unwanted or unuseful plants. But this is hardly a terribly useful definition and misses the point of my response to the original post.
Weeds grow wherever they are not wanted. That is what a weed is - an unwanted plant. Even food crops are weeds if they grow when you really wanted a different crop.