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Re: [John_Lit] Water and Blood in 1 John 5:6

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  • Matthew Miller
    ... Essentially.
    Message 1 of 33 , Aug 20 2:37 AM
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      > I believe that I understand your argument: You want to interpret the first thing
      > in the comparison (water) in a literal fashion- as normal earthly "water" that
      > can only do what it was meant to do in whatever context it is found within John,
      > and then you want to interpret the second thing being compared/contrasted as
      > referring to something "symbolic"- something "more" than what the first thing
      > can do that is being compared/contrasted. Thus your "earthly" and "heavenly"
      > descriptions. Am I correct?

      Essentially.
    • Matthew Miller
      ... Essentially.
      Message 33 of 33 , Aug 20 2:37 AM
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        > I believe that I understand your argument: You want to interpret the first thing
        > in the comparison (water) in a literal fashion- as normal earthly "water" that
        > can only do what it was meant to do in whatever context it is found within John,
        > and then you want to interpret the second thing being compared/contrasted as
        > referring to something "symbolic"- something "more" than what the first thing
        > can do that is being compared/contrasted. Thus your "earthly" and "heavenly"
        > descriptions. Am I correct?

        Essentially.
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