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  • joseph baxter
    ... ___________________ I think the reference here may be showing a favoritism towards free living, i.e., accepting oneself, not being too strict with oneself.
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      At 02:27 PM 12/29/99 , you wrote:


      >Let's add:
      >__________________
      >(57) Jesus said, "The Kingdom of the Father is like a man who had good
      >seed. His enemy came by night and sowed weeds among the good seed. The man
      >did not allow them to pull up the weeds: he said to them, "I am afraid
      >that you will go intending to pull up the weeds and pull up the wheat
      >along with them. "For on the day of the harvest the weeds will be plainly
      >visible, and they will be pulled up and burned."


      >So I make a plea that apocalytic does not mean just outer but an inner and
      >individual experience that does happen to one during ones own lifetime. If
      >the kingdom is both inner and outer, according to "Jesus" don't we then
      >have to include inner refereces and imagery that indicate the inner nature
      >of a final judgment upon how we are living and not living our lives?
      ___________________


      I think the reference here may be showing a favoritism towards free living,
      i.e., accepting oneself, not being too strict with oneself. If we focus too
      much on overcoming our bad habits, we miss something else.

      With kind regards,

      joe
      joe
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