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Featured Dreams and dreaming !?

Discussion in 'Christianity & Science Forum' started by twinc, Aug 6, 2017.

  1. "ByGrace"

    "ByGrace" Well-Known Member

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    Love it.....good one...
    ...now tell us...was it black and white or like everyday? :)
     
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    me no play games - youse all play games for its the games people play now, every night and every day now - I have an almost impossible task trying to tell folks they are dreaming whilst they are asleep and dreaming - so pick your lullabys and dream on and on - most just love lullabys - twinc
     
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    The Skipper was wearing his blue polo, Gilligan his red pullover w/white collar...:p
     
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    The real reason why we rest
    Information doesn't write itself, and can't be assembled by means of just a lot of effort (LUKE 17:20). Until Jesus and later His people were available, the Holy Spirit's preferred mode of uploading appears to have been via dreams. Much has been said about dreams and their value and meanings, but it appears that during our dream state, our will is turned off and our brain can line up with whatever is out there. The data that comes from God, therefore, isn't uploaded but configured into our faith.

    God cut His covenant of righteousness with Abraham when the latter was fast asleep (see Genesis 15:12 relative to Genesis 5:6, and note that Abraham never wakes up). Understanding dreams gave Joseph his edge in Egypt(Genesis 41, also see Daniel 2), and ultimately saved Israel.

    This is possibly why the legal father of Jesus was called Joseph too, and Matthew reports no fewer than five pivotal, revelatory dream episodes between the discovery of Mary's pregnancy (MATTHEW 1:20) and the Holy Family's return from Egypt (MATTHEW 2:22; for more on this, check out our article on the Hebrew verb חלם, halam II, meaning to dream, or our article on the noun שנה, shena meaning sleep, which is spelled identical to the verb שנה, shana I, meaning to change).

    Another way for the Holy Spirit to talk with people is via those most wonderful of Jewish's gifts to the world: the day off (Exodus 20:8-11) and the twice-yearly week-long holiday (Exodus 23:14, Leviticus 23:42)..."
    Faith: persuasion and belief
     
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    We moderns couldn't imagine our world without them, but the annual vacation and the weekly day off are as great an invention as the wheel was, and wholly unnatural (humans are the only animal that have days off, and it's one of the reasons why industrious emperors and führers don't like Jews). Much has been said about the weekly Sabbath but the rule is that there are no rules: just select one day upon which you break your routine and goof off; put your feet up and waste time, or, if you have a boring job, go out mountain biking.

    The important thing is that you tune in to station Come-What-May one whole day per week from waking up in the morning to going back to bed at night. Forbid yourself to work, and allow no exceptions, not even for five minutes or a quick email — this conveniently eliminates feelings of guilt (if you are as much a workaholic as we are here at Abarim Publications).

    Forcing yourself to take one day per week radically off opens a wide door to the things that make life worth living. You'll suddenly find yourself able to enjoy small talk and the noise that comes out of creatures like children and dogs..."
    ibid
     
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