Originally posted by jam321
reply to post by letthereaderunderstand
sweet in your mouth, but bitter in your stomach
Doesn't this appear in revelations somewhere. I have heard it before.
I'm not sure about throwing the bible out but I think I sense where you are coming from that. Many people read the bible literally and tend predict
disasters based on what the bible says. When in reality it is alluding to something totally different. Please correct me if I am wrong.
Yes, John is told to take the book out of the angels hand and eat it in revelations.
It's not reading the bible literally that is the problem, He is not a God of confusion. The problem is, not reading it in the language it was given
in. Everyone including myself, because of preconceived securities, do not take this very important point into account. "You are crying peace, but
there is no peace." The Greek and Hebrew can have up to 50 words or more for one English translated word. The Greek and Hebrew do not have time
tenses unless specified, but are always right now..."to this day". All of the names in the bible are not people, but attributes of character applied
to people like American indian names...Moses=Drawn Out, Herod=Hero, Issac=Laughter, Yisrael=He will rule as God, Yacov=Heal Catcher, Pilate=Close
Pressed, Yohan=Beloved, Michael=Who is like God, Daniel=Judge of God, Saul=Asked, Yerushalem=Founded Peaceful, Mary Magdoline=Egypt Hightower, Gad
(pronounced God)=Fortune/Good Luck, Satan=Adversary and on and on. In this way God says, "in the day you sin, then all of the good is forgotten and
the sinner shall die in his sin" and also, "when a sinner turns from his sin and does what is right then that one shall live". Because most have
not known what the names mean, how easy is it to be mislead, thinking they are persons and not people, individuals and not actions of individuals? If
one doesn't comprehend the meanings of the names, one does not see who is being spoken too. His words do not return to him void, but act and do his
plan in this way "He loves those who love him" "Any kingdom (which you are) can not be divided against itself or else that kingdom will fall"
Tell me, was it the Jews or the Christians that say, "Let his blood be on us and on our children"? Who is guilty of murder and who is cleansed from
If you accept his death for yours how are you any less guilty of his death or how are you any more noble then the one not accepting of it? If you
accept his blood over your sins, how are you not saying the same thing as above.."let his blood be on us..."? "It will be sweet in your mouth, but
bitter in your stomach" "His word is a double edged sword, cutting this way and that"..."Why do you stand here looking up to the heavens, do you
not know he will come in the same way that he left?" What goes up, must come down...do you see? "I have many things to say concerning you, yet you
can not bear them now"... "All of you will be snared in the night because of me"
I ask this question to everyone who hasn't asked it of themselves yet. When it says in the bible that, "the whole world will be deceived, even the
elect were it possible", how many of you believe you are above this deception wither you believe yourself to be "Elect" or not? How many will say,
"it won't get me, I won't be deceived" keeping in mind, that Peter himself said "if all others deny you I won't" only to turn and deny him
three times no less, before the cock crowed twice?
You must ask yourselves, what is the witness of Jesus? Is it you witnessing of him, or him witnessing of you? Who needs the witness, the living or the
dead? " "I will proclaim your name in the midst of the assembly" "before the angels I shall make mention of your name" "Have you considered my
servant Job=Hated, there is none like him" "Grace for Grace" Is he the mediator, or are you?