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Cryptogram 7x9 [28 Mar 2015|11:07am]

duxrow
Check it out -- an amazing confirmation of the 66 Books of today's Bible!

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Is AMERICA the "Far Country"? [15 Jul 2014|10:42am]

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It hadn't even been discovered yet--Columbus and Leif Ericson hadn't been born, so it was far-off in time as well as far-away in distance. But now we see the history of this nation established on Biblical principles, that has been such an influence on all nations of the planet; wouldn't it be a worthwhile notion to consider?
We don't see it overtly in Scripture, but in retrospect it's the 66 books of the Bible that has been the catalyst for the many blessings in these United States, and wherever the message of Faith has taken root. It's only NOW that we see the times are jelling with the warnings of Peter and Timothy. and many conclude we're in "The Third Day" spoken of by Jesus (when 1,000 yrs.= 1 day).
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The strange generation of Noah.. [22 Feb 2014|12:38pm]

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His was the 10th generation, and said to be "perfect in his generations", Gen6:9. It was 500 years before the NEXT generation (his 3 sons) were born, and then another hundred before the Ark was ready.  Scripture doesn't say the kiddo's helped him, but they probably asked "Why, Daddy?".

Jesus spoke of a certain "this generation", and if he meant the Noah Generation (by allegory), then the centurions of today might be likened to the babies of Noah!  You think?

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Allegory of the Cup... [14 Feb 2013|01:50pm]

duxrow

Allegory of the Cup.

It nearly goes unnoticed in Genesis 44 when Joseph ordered that his own silver cup be "planted" in his younger brother Benjamin's sack -- no explanation is given anywhere in the Old Testament concerning why he would want to frame him and have him labeled as a thief. Joseph and Benjamin were full brothers; born of the supposedly barren Rachel who had died giving birth to Benjamin. In hindsight, their names: Joseph ("the Lord will add a son") and Benjamin ("son of the right hand") are clearly applicable to Jesus who wouldn't be born in Bethlehem for another two thousand years.

The psalms tell us how "my CUP runneth over", Ps23:5, so that we aren't ignorant of figurative "cups", but the allegorical clincher is when Jesus declares in the Garden of Gethsemane: "The CUP which my Father has given me--shall I not drink it"?

GOD gave Jesus the cup, just as Joseph gave the cup to Benjamin! That's the allegory! Now we're chewing on Eagle Food instead of regurgitated buzzard food!

The scripture "He was numbered with the transgressors", Isa53:12 & Mk15:28, reminds us that Benjamin wasn't really a thief (the cup had been PLANTED in his sack, and he wasn't involved in the bloody coat event) and of how Jesus was different from those he was crucified with... Joseph didn't reveal himself to his brothers on their first visit, but he told them they must surely have the little brother Benjamin with them when they returned. Likewise, the Jews didn't recognize their King, and if you don't have Jesus in your heart when He returns, you won't be going with Him!

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Play it again, SAM [06 Feb 2013|10:14am]

duxrow

Hannah named him Samuel "because I have asked him of the LORD", 1Sam1:20. Similarly we find that when Elisha wanted the double-portion of Elijah's spirit that it would only be IF he "saw him when he ascended on high". 2K2:10. Until we SEE it in the Scripture for ourself, and ASK for the Holy Spirit, it won't be ours. The Apostle Thomas wasn't present when Jesus showed the others the evidence of his hands and side, John20:20, and he wouldn't believe their testimony, but declared he would have to see for himself. Precisely what I'm thinking -- this is too important to just take somebody else's word for it -- I've got to see it in the Bible for myself!

Elisha stuck to Elijah and wouldn't let him out of his sight, though he knew Elijah would be departing. Surely if someone had a gift that we desired, we wouldn't go to someone else, would we? Would you go to a synagogue or a mosque to find Salvation in Christ Jesus? How will you ever detect the counterfeit if you don't know the document that they emulate?

Note that Samuel's lifetime divided the period between the Judges and the Kings -- note also that his name is UNIQUE -- for some strange or perverse reason none of the New Testament children were given the notable names of Adam, Noah, Job, Samuel, Ruth, etc. The repetitive names, like James or Joseph, stand in contrast to this curious feature of Scripture.

Luke11:13 "If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him"?

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Seed among the Thorns [06 Feb 2013|11:06am]

paramon1
Draft English translation (part I),
Gnostic approach to the Bible symbolism
http://lit.lib.ru/i/irhin_w_j/thorns1.shtml
Russian texts and comments:
http://lit.lib.ru/i/irhin_w_j/index_4.shtml
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Pillars of the Temple [25 Aug 2012|11:18am]

duxrow

The Temple of Solomon had two (2) pillars..  they even had names! Boaz & Jachin, left & right.

Two pillars led the Israeli's: one of Cloud, one of Fire, for Day and for Night

Two pillars were what Samson was chained to -- that Temple came down when Samson pulled on the pillars.

But in New Covenant times, WE are a Temple that walks on two legs..  and WE are Pillars of Salt (maybe some?)

That's right -- ALL SCRIPTURE, from Genesis to Revelation, because the Holy Ghostwriter knows...Acts15:18

2Cor6:16 "And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people".

When the Roman Soldiers came to Jesus they found him already dead, so they didn't break his legs -- our modern figure of speech says if you aren't truthful, you don't have a leg to stand on! 

John19:31 The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.

19:32 Then came the soldiers, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other which was crucified with him.

33 But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs:

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Drinking Gold ! [10 Jun 2012|08:36am]

duxrow
winecupbread

Drink Gold Dust?


"And it came to pass, as soon as he[Moses] came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount. And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it. Exodus 32:19,20

WOW! Is this weird, or not?
The Old Testament doesn't explain it at all, and the Book of Exodus leaves out some of the story -- the part about throwing the powdered gold into the brook that descended out of the mountain is from Deut9:21. It would seem the Israeli's were required to scoop up and drink handfuls of water mixed with gold-dust from the brook. To what purpose, I wondered?
Then I chanced to come across a book in a Christian bookstore: "The Chemistry of the Blood", by Dr. M.R. DeHaan. It informed me that gold dust in a colloidal solution with water had the appearance of blood! Evidentally it's something known to artists who paint ceramics, etc. Now it's been quite a few years since I read that book, but I recollect the author going on to say how the Children of Israel had recently left Egypt where God had said when He saw the blood he would PASSOVER them (an atoning action). His conclusion was that Moses had them drink the so-called blood to atone for their idolatry. That makes sense, doesn't it?

At first, it did. But then I recalled a pre-Law commandment to Noah which said they were prohibited from eating with the blood, Gen9:4, and the contradiction bothered me. Surely Moses knew the Kosher practice kept them from partaking of blood--I asked myself why Moses didn't just have them wash with that so-called blood, instead of having them drink it. Wouldn't that have satisfied the atoning action?
Maybe you can imagine my excitement when revelation finally came! COMMUNION!

The "most precious blood of Jesus", 1Pet1:19, is what we drink in taking communion -- and He's the Word of God which in Psalm 19 is compared to much fine gold. The so-called blood which Moses had them drink wasn't biological blood, and neither is the communion cup which we partake of under the New Covenant. Figuratively speaking we're drinking His blood, but also the most fine gold, in our toasting of the New Covenant! It's still an atoning action!
So how long has it been since you've taken communion??


Other precepts of communion include Melchizedek, the Butler & Baker, and the Lying Gibeonites...

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WALK by Faith [11 May 2012|09:23am]

duxrow
The "walk", according to scripture, is a kind of  spiritual adhesive for all the books of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation.

walk in INTEGRITY - Ps26:11 - walk UPRIGHTLY - Ps84:11 - walk in TRUTH - Ps86:11 - walk in LIGHT - Isa2:5 - walk in THE WAY - Isa30:21 - walk after the SPIRIT - Rom8:4 -  walk HONESTLY - Rom13:13 - walk by FAITH - 2Cor5:7 - walk in the SPIRIT - Gal 5:25 - walk WORTHY - Eph4:1 - walk in LOVE - Eph5:2 - walk in WISDOM - Col 4:5 - walk in the LIGHT - 1Jn1:7 - walk in WHITE - Rev3:4
Enoch and Noah "walked with God"; ..Isaiah "walked naked and barefoot", and Jacob's WALK would surely have been changed after he wrestled the 'angel'(epiphany or precept, Hos12:4) and had his thighbone 'touched'. But, of course those were the times before the scripture was completed, and Isaiah wouldn't have known to put on the spiritual armor or shoes of the preparation of the gospel. Eph6:17.
If you've made bad decisions in the past and are suffering the consequences, the secularists will say "you made your bed and you'll have to lie in it". Bible scholars will say "the way of the transgressor is hard", but Jesus says: "Take up your bed and WALK", Jn5:8. You CAN become a new creature in Christ Jesus!
"For we walk by faith, not by sight", 2Cor5:7
The ultimate walk, of course, is when Jesus walked on water! Having your feet washed by Jesus, and Walking on the water of The Word is what we all need to do!
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The Tent [12 Apr 2012|06:40am]

duxrow

THE TENT

You have to read carefully,  IMO, because the story seems to hang on so few words, and may even depend on whether you believe there’s a difference between “the tent” and “her tent”.

Briefly; an escaped fugitive seeks refuge from a woman who is ‘home alone’ and she offers him some buttermilk when he’s thirsty, and a place to sleep in the tent.  We aren’t told much about his character, but he warns Jael (her name) not to reveal him to anyone who comes looking, and then goes to sleep.

Apparently he never wakes from that sleep because she takes a tent peg and hammer, and kills him!   Later, she tells the authorities what she’s done, and shows them the dead body in “her tent”.

This all happens in Judges 4 (you’ll want to read it for yourself), and leaves us with more questions than answers.  Maybe he didn’t like buttermilk?  Maybe she didn’t like being ordered around?  Did she know him, but didn’t let on? 

My understanding is that women had separate tents, based on the story in Gen31:33 about Rachel hiding the idols, and it appears to me that Sisera had only himself to blame.  What do YOU think?

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TROPES.. [27 Nov 2010|04:09pm]

duxrow

Figures of speech in the Bible.

Have you noticed?

1. "For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil". Gen3:5 KJV -- Up to then, I suppose, they'd been walking around with eyes closed, like newborn puppy dogs... right?

2. "And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the LORD, the LORD of all the earth, shall rest in the waters of Jordan, that the waters of Jordan shall be cut off from the waters that come down from above; and they shall stand upon an heap". Josh3:13 -- "Getting your feet wet" is maybe necessary for beginning a new project?

3. "What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge? Ezek 18:2. Isn't 'sour grapes' what we say to those who've tried but failed?

Any favorites from out in Internet Land?
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YEAST, or Leaven [21 Oct 2010|08:04am]

duxrow
We the people are "one bread", 1Cor10:17, and it helps to know that leaven will make the bread rise...

The Children of Israel were required to eat Unleavened Bread for seven days each year, and to completely remove all traces of Leaven from their homes. Exodus 12:19. Now the New Testament tells about "the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth" in 1Cor5:8.

These days we say "Get the lead out" when we want someone to hurry, but God was saying "Get the leaven out" when he wanted them to be sincere and truthful. Those things were for our LEARNING! Rom15:4.

"Purge out..the old leaven, that ye may be a NEW LUMP", 1Cor5:7.
That "Old Leaven" was the hypocrisy and play-acting and lip-service by Pharisees and Sadducees and folks who were "Playing Church".

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"OLD THINGS ARE PASSED AWAY, BEHOLD ALL THINGS ARE BECOME NEW" - 2Cor5:17

Satan desired to sift Peter, as wheat, in Lk22:31, but we no longer have to be blown about with every wind of doctrine (the BOOK is finished!). Now the Holy Spirit has been poured out and we can be that New Lump by receiving the Holy Spirit and building our house on the solid Rock of The Word.

In the parable, it's a WOMAN who's doing the hiding of the leaven, and we stop to wonder Why? Could be that she is US -- the wife that is fruitful and all those other qualities found in Proverbs 31. God wants a faithful wife!

Everyone recognizes God as a Heavenly Father because of the many times Jesus referred to him that way, but he's also a HUSBAND.

"Thy maker is thine husband; the LORD of Hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel..." Isa54:5.
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Bread for the Head [09 Oct 2010|10:57am]

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Bread for the Head
John6

Good things to eat and not just from the store..
Word-eating people have a taste for much more!
It's not only the food for our belly and body,
Our mind must have also the mental hot toddy!

Words that are clever, Words that bemuse,
To give us directions, or tell us the News!
Words that enlighten, Words that inspire..
To ponder and wonder with mental perspire.

Words quite sublime, and even profound,
To start the gears turning and also astound!
Words most peculiar, Words that are sad..
That bore us or drive us infernally mad!

Words that are bitter, Words that are sweet,
Sometime's they even put wings on our feet!
We feed them to others; this food for the brain,
Proteins of thought to help run their train.
Scintillating, titillating, alphabet soup..
Expressions and phrases that we try to regroup.

We feed them to others--they feed them to us,
And sometimes it makes us so mad, we could cuss!
We don't like the taste, or the food "for the birds"..
And it's all so humiliating to eat our own Words!

In the logic of God THE WORD is THE TRUTH...
A kind of Bread for the Head
And after you're weaned from the Milk of The Word,
You'll need to start chewing instead..

The butter will come from churning the milk,
by mulling it over in thought,
We'll know you've swallowed the whale of a tale
When you say "Look here what God has wrought!"


http://www.cswnet.com/~duxrow/webdoc4.htm
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No Meat? [15 Jul 2010|10:14am]

duxrow

A Bone for the Dogs


The Children's Bread shouldn't go to the dogs!
So a Bone-of-Contention's been thrown..
Religious factions all over the world
are claiming it now for their own.

The Gentiles are fighting over the bone,
and from place to place it gets carried,
but they haven't got all the meat off this bone,
and it's a bone that won't stay buried!
No Meat?Collapse )

Did they ever get any 'meat', do you suppose?




xposted to ljchristians
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Figurative or Symbolic stories [11 Jul 2010|06:38am]

duxrow

It's the ALLEGORIES!



Tying the OT tales (the precepts) to the NT tales, should be proof enough for the sincere seeker of God's truth. Gal 4:24.

Like how Samson grabbed an entire gate of the city and carried it up the hill, and Jesus said "the gates of hell shall not prevail". Like how Samson pulled down those pillars in Dagon's temple, and the NT says "mighty to the pulling down of strongholds".

Like how Jacob taking a stone for a pillow is like how Jesus is the stone that the builders rejected, but we know Him as the Rock who is the head of the church. Jacob wrestling the angel is like how we wrestle the scriptures; the Word of God.

Like how Gideon armed his men with trumpets, and pitchers with lamps inside, to illustrate the NT spiritual battle when we take the Sword of the Spirit, Eph6:17, and let our light shine after becoming ‘broken vessels'.

Like how the sinner Rahab hiding of the 2 spies led to her being "saved", Josh6:25, because "thy Word have I hid in mine heart" and the Word is the dual-natured Jesus of John 10:30.

Like how Joseph in Egypt is a type of Jesus (do the analogies), and how Samuel is a type of the Holy Ghost, and David's battle with Goliath teaches us concerning the NT Armor of God.

AFTER you've studied all these and more (the metaphors, the numbers, the genealogies, the meaning of names, figures of speech, drinking gold-dust, etc.), proceed to learn how the 39 books of the OT and the 27 books of the NT is no accident. He really does "watch over his WORD to perform it".

Some readers will have more to add -- these are by no means the last of the allegories...
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How long is a generation? [20 Oct 2009|12:22pm]

duxrow
HOW LONG IS A GENERATION ?

Does the Bible say?

20 yrs? 40 yrs? Thinking of the the 20 yr olds who had to wander in the wilderness for 40 yrs, because of the 40 day search which ended with the 'bad report'. Numb 14:34

100 yrs? Thinking of the 400 years the seed of Abraham was to spend in Egypt, and come out in the 4th generation.

Is it the difference in age between the parents and the children?

The controversy over the three periods of fourteen generations in Matthew chapter one, is almost certain to bewilder the casual reader, especially if they haven't read about those introductory Generations in Genesis.

How many generations from Adam to David? How many from Adam to Jesus? The answers may surprise you, and hopefully bring
some to a better awareness of Our Great Author.
http://www.cswnet.com/~duxrow/webdoc5.htm

x-posted to ljchristians [in queue]
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Biblical Numerology [05 Oct 2009|10:30am]

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Numbers (numerology) of the Bible

We begin by reading the emphasis of certain numbers; especially 7, 12, 40, etc.
The 7 days of Creation, 7 dunks by Naaman, and multiple 7's in Revelation.
The 12 Tribes, 12 Apostles, the Zodiak - Jesus asked "Are there not 12 hrs in the Day?"

The 40 days and nights of rain, the 40 years they suffered in the wilderness,
the 40 yrs put for the 40 days, the 40 days Jesus was tempted of the devil.


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Do any numbers of the Bible have any particular significance to you?
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Question to all [10 Aug 2009|12:52am]

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Hey guys! I'm going to get an MBA degree as I found on the website the information that average MBA salaries 2009 is twice higher than before getting  MBA. I would like to hear some opinions, is it true? Does anybody have such an experience or maybe know any evidence of that. Thanks.
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Is the USA a Christian nation? [16 Jul 2009|12:04pm]

duxrow
Barak Hussein apparently doesn't think so, and the way morality has gone down the drain seems to prove him right.
Nobody cares anymore? Is that what the 2yr lapse indicates?
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