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Old 12-28-2001, 11:07 PM   #1
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Is GOD having hiccups?

Help me in getting to know the Bible. I read the following in Genesis.

Gen 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

If man was made in God's image, does it mean God has 2 ears, 2 eyes, a nose and mouth? Is these parts are there for cosmetic and decorative purpose or is he using it like me? What is the color of his hair?

If God really uses his nose, then does he suffocates if it get blocked?

If he does not then what is the purpose of his nose? Does God use his mouth? Does he have hiccups?

Please do not use logic or your own conclusion. Show me some verses to clear my doubts.
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Old 12-29-2001, 06:15 AM   #2
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Offa;
Gen 01:26 And God said, Let us make man in OUR image, after OUR
likeness: and let them have dominion over the
fish of
the sea, and over the
fowl of the air, and over the
cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping
thing that creepeth upon the
earth.
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That was quite profound Abraham. What does that verse say? What if fish are not
aquatic animals but are gentiles as "fishes in the sea" or, better yet suckers.
Would those that bow down to GOD be creeps?

thanks, Offa

BTW, what's this Our shit, "is there is"
or "is there isn't" but one GOD?

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Old 12-29-2001, 12:24 PM   #3
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The Bible tells us that the author of 2 Samuel tells us that David seems to think that "God" has a nose. It apparently serves a different purpose than does our nose, however; smoke issues forth from "His" nostrils, at least at times. "He" has a mouth, too, but fire issues forth from "His" mouth, at least at times, such that coals are ignited. [See 2 Sam 22, Psalm 18:8]

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Old 12-30-2001, 03:16 PM   #4
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"Elevated far above them, he was superior in every way.
His limbs were ingeniously made beyond comprehension,
Impossible to understand, too difficult to perceive.
Four were his eyes, four were his ears;
When his lips moved, fire blazed forth.
The four ears were enormous
And likewise the eyes; they perceived everything.
Highest among the gods, his form was outstanding.
His limbs were very long, his height outstanding."


from the Enuma Elish glorification of Marduk
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Old 12-30-2001, 08:39 PM   #5
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Originally posted by marduck:
... from the Enuma Elish glorification of Marduk
What with four eyes and four ears to "God's" two eyes and two ears, Marduk must have been even more omniscient than "God."

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Old 12-30-2001, 10:04 PM   #6
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Exodus 33:23
"... ...and I will take away my hand, and thou shalt see my back; but my face shall not be seen."

Now he has a 'back'. Why is God so adamant that his face will not be shown?

In the Bible God is described as a human but need not have superpowers. Read Genesis 31:24 to 32. It is very clear to me that the ‘man’ Jacob wrestled was none other than God himself (30). When reading 25, Jacob is seen overpowering God. To win the wrestling God has chosen the wrong way or cheated Jacob. So God need not have superpower.

Gen 31:25
“And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was strained, as he wrestled with him.”

If Jacob could almost overpower his opponent (God) then he could kill the opponent (God). Thanks to Jacob that he did not kill God?’ The question is what happened to God’s Omnipotence?

Gen 31:25
“.. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me. “

How cruel Jacob was! God cried out
Quote:
‘Let me go’
but still he did not!

Writing science-fiction stories is not easy. For that one has to imagine beyond reality.
Writing Bible in this century would have eliminated these & produced better with 3d animation and multimedia.
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Old 12-31-2001, 01:04 PM   #7
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"Now he has a 'back'. Why is God so adamant that his face will not be shown?"

I've read people explain that it's because his face was reptillian, God was an alien doing genetic experiments on primative earth hominids.
Adam & Eve the first successful breeding pair!
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