I found a few threads on this subject but they didn't get to the root of this issue.
Generally speaking Ats considers itself an "enlightened" community, so why don't we get some inturpretations from "we the people"...lol
Theres far to many to list them all, so if you have an explanation to one of the many parables this man spoke of...feel free to add your own.........
but please give at least a general explanation from your own point fo view.
Don't just quote the bible with another quote....
Link to the parables... Pick your own and post an explanation
The Hidden Treasure and the Pearl of Great Price
44 "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and
buys that field. 45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, 46 who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and
sold all that he had and bought it.
This is speaking of the value of spirituality vs materialism...
14 "You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. 15 Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and it
gives light to all in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in
If you understand the ways of God, and express love and careing in all you do in life, anyone can see it and its clear as day. Those that love are
easily picked out of a crowd, they're the first to help anyone and give to whoever they can when ever they can. They are the light of the world.
TextThe Body's Lamp
22 "The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound, your whole body will be full of light; 23 but if your eye is not sound, your whole body
will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!
Refering to your Third eye chakra...(pinal gland?) Also the value of meditation....
edit on 8-3-2011 by Akragon because: (no reason given)