Re: My gender's better than your gender! @ maybelle
> > WHY?God wants man to revere Him. Already, right after the flood, they
were trying to establish their will over His. And so, He confuses
their language and scatters them abroad.
>>WHY the plural "US"?There are three Beings in the Godhead - the Father, the Son, and the
Holy Spirit. They are Three with one divine purpose and mind, as far
as we know. There is also a hierarchy, as the Son and the Spirit
answer to the Father.
WHY scatter and confuse mankind?
> > DH: <<God's intent was to stop the tower, not to stop the
> > communication.>>
> > NO, dh. as written in the Bible, God's intention was VERY
> > and it was NOT to stop just the tower: (NIV)Genesis 11:5 But thethey
> > came down to see the city and the tower that the men were
> > 6 The LORD said, "If as one people speaking the same language they
> > have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be
> > for them. 7 Come, let us go down and confuse their language so
> > will not understand each other."God wanted to stop their language, so that they could not do these
things. Soon enough, man would be trying to show himself equal to
God. Today, we build things that are much taller than the Tower of
Babel. Therefore, it must have bben the intentions of the builders
(to make a name for themselves) that God was stopping.
> > 8 So the LORD scattered them from there over all the earth, andthey
> > stopped building the city. 9 That is why it was called Babel -there
> > there the LORD confused the language of the whole world. From
> > the LORD scattered them over the face of the whole earth.link
> > DH: <<He gave His apostles the power to speak in a variety of
> > languages (or tongues) so that this communication could be
> > your statement is very 'confounding,' dave. are you trying to
> > NT phenomenon of "speaking in tongues" to an apostle's ability to
> > understand, speak, translate other languages? seriously? are you
> > that those listed as Jesus' disciples the authors of the 4
> > are you referring to 1 Corinthians 12?
> > 27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part
> > it. 28 And in the church God has appointed first of all apostles,gifts
> > second prophets, third teachers, then workers of miracles, also
> > having gifts of healing, those able to help others, those with
> > of administration, and those speaking in different kinds ofwork
> > 29 Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Do all
> > miracles? 30 Do all have gifts of healing? Do all speak intongues?
> > Do all interpret?with
> > clearly, tongues is at the bottom of the list. this is further
> > clarified in chapter 14: "speaking in tongues" is NOT the gift of
> > translation or the knowledge/learning of other languages:
> > 1 Cor:14 2For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to
> > but to God. Indeed, no one understands him; he utters mysteries
> > his spirit.chapter
> > if not the above, and you have some other meaning to share -
> > and verse please?I will answer this in a new post.
> > sadly, i don't really expect you to reply, based on your record to
> > date. ~jill