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Crisco 03-25-2009 08:24 PM

Most symbolic number for Christians..
 
Which would you say it is?

I think maybe seven... Anyone else?

warriorlion 03-25-2009 10:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Crisco
Which would you say it is?

I think maybe seven... Anyone else?

there are so many numbers with importance

6 is the number of man

7 is the number of completion

8 of new beginnings

guess it all depeds on your outlook really

I would say 3 is the most important. Its the whole father, son, spirit, but its also the number of days that Jesus chose to defeat death and pay for our sin

NateR 03-25-2009 10:22 PM

Some of the Hebrew understanding of numbers:

1 - represents the One, Unique and Indivisible GOD; divinity, unity, uniqueness; the ultimate perfection that exists only with GOD

2 - represents the concept of duality (father and son, husband and wife, good and evil, etc.); also the number that represents the creation and blessing; diversity, multiplicity, and incompatibility

3 - the concept that two opposing factors must be blended to form a third, more perfect, entity. For instance, justice and mercy are opposing concepts that are constantly clashing with each other. Only when they are merged with the third element of truth can the world find its necessary balance.

4 - represents the physical world which spans north, south, east and west

5 - the combination of the physical with the spiritual; freedom of choice, repentance, and mercy

6 - physical completion; self-contained; the six dimensions of any completed physical object: above and below, right and left, before and be