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Does the Hebrew word “olam“ mean “forever”? Exodus 12:14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever. "for ever" = ‛ôlâm = aiōnios The Septuagint translates "olam" into "ainoios". This is not as helpful as one might ...


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The Cosmic Temple Among others, both John Walton (Genesis 1 as Ancient Cosmology) and G.K. Beale (The Temple and the Church's Mission) argue that the cosmos and Eden are constructed in Genesis 1-2 in terminology fitting of a temple. Beale in an article titled, "Eden, The Temple, And The Church's Mission In The New Creation", elaborates at least nine points ...


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Since the word "image" in the two passages is two different words in Hebrew, the answer is no. Perhaps more to the point, God would be degraded if our picture of him was limited to the very imperfect images of him available to us in our fellow man. We are, however, to see suffering man in need of our help as God himself doing the asking. Matt 25:40 "Truly I ...



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