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God thinks on the level of symbolism when he relates to human beings. Everything we think, see, or do is in some way symbolic. The more we understand symbolism, the more we can appreciate how God feels when his symbols are broken. Abraham was called the “friend of God” because he believed what God said. When he was asked to sacrifice Isaac, Abraham obeyed immediately. If he had disobeyed, the beautiful symbolism of God the Father sacrificing his Son would have been broken.

Moses broke symbolism by striking the Rock twice instead of speaking to it as God commanded. This one act of disobedience cost Moses the right to lead Israel into the Promised Land. Quite a price for one act of broken symbolism. God obviously felt very strongly about the symbolism behind Moses’ action. The symbolism acted out by Moses was that Jesus, the Rock, would not be struck one time only, but twice. This is why God was upset. This important symbol that God wanted to portray to all Israel on the eve of their greatest victory was broken.

Homosexuality is an even greater broken symbol. This is the symbol Satan uses to make himself (symbolically) equal to God. Once you understand fully the symbolism behind marriage as covered in this book, you’ll understand why. Symbolism is the level on which Satan launches his attacks on God’s character. We simply must keep God’s symbolism unbroken if we are to have any hope of victory over Satan in this life.

Fairgoer1014
Are symbols God's indirect way to talking to His people?
Daniel
Why do you think God prefers speaking in symbols instead of saying the message directly?
Daniel
How can you achieve that level of spirituality??
Daniel
Really excited to see more about this symbolism topic. It's a unique point of view than what is usually preached.
Fairgoer1014
In your opinion, what book of the Bible makes the most use of symbolism?
FAIRG0ER
Please share to us the story behind the cover of the book. This looks beautiful!
David Vancelette
Hmm. What book of the Bible uses symbolism the most? I think opinions would vary on this answer. I might go with Revelation. The whole book is a TRIBUTE to Jesus for what he accomplished. There is deep symbolism on every page.
David Vancelette
Elane- Thank you. I'm glad you like the cover. There is so much artwork coming to us from the Renaissance period. This scene, of course is when God kicked Adam and Eve out of the garden after Eve (and then Adam) sinned against God, showing that they preferred to give allegiance to the serpent (Satan) instead of obeying God. This represents the broken symbol that got everything going downhill.
David Vancelette
The artist who painted the scene is Joseph Natoire in 1740, a little later than the Renaissance.
David Vancelette
See you at 6pm ET on Saturday night.
Mira
Hi David!
Mira
I agree with this David!
Mira
I my opinion David, what you are saying now should be part in marriage counselling. You would be able to help a lot of couples
Mira
Hi david! Glad to see you live!
Mira
What is the first step of your writing process?
Mira
Hello
Fairgoer1634
Wow, i really love to listen to your discussions David.
Fairgoer1668
Hello David!
Fairgoer1771
You mentioned Jews in India. Your statment made me remember a documentary I've seen before about the Jews in Burma and Pakistan.
Fairgoer1634
Wow! Learning about Symbolism is so interesting.
Fairgoer1634
True!
Fairgoer1634
Please continue, your explaination is so interesting.
Fairgoer1771
I love it when you said that God is in control of the ecology.
Lu Vasquez
Very interesting topic.
Fairgoer1970
I truly believe what you are saying. God loves us.
Fairgoer1919
Just curious , Why God kicked-out lucifer?
Tyron Cal
What can you say about the idea that Lucifer may still be under God's command but allowed to do what he is doing in order to challenge our faith, and maybe we just misunderstood his intention?
Fairgoer1955
Since God is merciful, why can't we just go to heaven, and i mean all of us?
Fairgoer1919
If we commit one of the mortal sin from the ten commandments , Are we really going to hell?
Fairgoer1955
What do you think about those predictions of Nostradamus, because at some point it freaks me out
Fairgoer1955
Is Christ, by any sense ,the savior of the unbelievers?
Fairgoer1921
Will infants who die in birth make it to heaven?
Fairgoer1921
Thank you for answering my question. Love you.
Fairgoer1919
As a Christian,What is your opinion about abortion?
Fairgoer2155
Do you believe that God really won't give you any challenges that you can't handle? Just asking cause I'm kinda going through a tough time.
Fairgoer2155
When you are being given a lot of challenges, is that a symbol too?
Fairgoer2155
Why does God love giving our symbols instead of saying them directly?
Fairgoer2150
Have you seen the movie sequel of Dan Brown?
Fairgoer2150
what is your opinion about abortion?
Fairgoer2180
Is this specific to Christians only?
Fairgoer2180
Is pre-marital s*x really a sin?
Fairgoer2180
Is having a baby before marriage a sin?
Fairgoer2150
Is that forgivable by God?
Fairgoer2325
Just curious. Where did this inspiration strike that God thinks in symbol? Is it the same as other religious authors saying that the Holy Spirit has told them to write these things?
Fairgoer2325
You are really great at explaining things that I'm now actually convinced that God does think in symbols. I've watched your other sessions.
Fairgoer2328
Do you think COVID has something to do with God's symbolism too?
Fairgoer2328
There are statues inside churches that do miracles like shedding tears or blood. Are these part of God's symbols too? Because some say that these are the work of the devil.
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God thinks on the level of symbolism when he relates to human beings. Everything we think, see, or do is in some way symbolic. The more we understand symbolism, the more we can appreciate how God feels when his symbols are broken. Abraham was called the “friend of God” because he believed what God said. When he was asked to sacrifice Isaac, Abraham obeyed immediately. If he had disobeyed, the beautiful symbolism of God the Father sacrificing his Son would have been broken.

Moses broke symbolism by striking the Rock twice instead of speaking to it as God commanded. This one act of disobedience cost Moses the right to lead Israel into the Promised Land. Quite a price for one act of broken symbolism. God obviously felt very strongly about the symbolism behind Moses’ action. The symbolism acted out by Moses was that Jesus, the Rock, would not be struck one time only, but twice. This is why God was upset. This important symbol that God wanted to portray to all Israel on the eve of their greatest victory was broken.

Homosexuality is an even greater broken symbol. This is the symbol Satan uses to make himself (symbolically) equal to God. Once you understand fully the symbolism behind marriage as covered in this book, you’ll understand why. Symbolism is the level on which Satan launches his attacks on God’s character. We simply must keep God’s symbolism unbroken if we are to have any hope of victory over Satan in this life.

How God Thinks: Revealing God’s Heart through the Language of Symbolism

God thinks on the level of symbolism when he relates to human beings. Everything we think, see, or do is in some way symbolic. The more we understand symbolism, the more we can appreciate how God feels when his symbols are broken. Abraham was called the “friend of God” because he believed what God said. When he was asked to sacrifice Isaac, Abraham obeyed immediately. If he had disobeyed, the beautiful symbolism of God the Father sacrificing his Son would have been broken.

Moses broke symbolism by striking the Rock twice instead of speaking to it as God commanded. This one act of disobedience cost Moses the right to lead Israel into the Promised Land. Quite a price for one act of broken symbolism. God obviously felt very strongly about the symbolism behind Moses’ action. The symbolism acted out by Moses was that Jesus, the Rock, would not be struck one time only, but twice. This is why God was upset. This important symbol that God wanted to portray to all Israel on the eve of their greatest victory was broken.

Homosexuality is an even greater broken symbol. This is the symbol Satan uses to make himself (symbolically) equal to God. Once you understand fully the symbolism behind marriage as covered in this book, you’ll understand why. Symbolism is the level on which Satan launches his attacks on God’s character. We simply must keep God’s symbolism unbroken if we are to have any hope of victory over Satan in this life.