willieH: Hi PM...
Not trying to argue, rather, give a little food for thought...
Ahhh! The heat-cold argument of good and evil, so just how cold is "cold?"
Absolute zero, is -273.15 degrees Celsius; approximately the temperature at which all molecules stop moving entirely. But what about 20 billionths of a degree above absolute zero?
Maybe a bit, warmer, you think? Having movement, perhaps?
So says man, ...there are NO ABSOLUTES with GOD...
How about a 100 billionth of a degree colder
? NOTHING is IMPOSSIBLE with GOD bro... so HE is able to add COLD
to "ABSOLUTE COLD", thereby making it "COLDER", is He not? Making "ABSOLUTE COLD" -- WARMER
-- than the 100 billionth of a degree, "ABSOLUTE COLD-ER"
How dark is dark? Can dark be made to be darker? Or lighter?
Again... "Opposites" are more "DIRECTIONS", rather than FIRM states of POSITION.
Something ROUGH can be made SMOOTHER by processing, or something INSIDE can be moved OUTSIDE, or something HOT can become COLD...
...Moving DIRECTIONALLY away from one state toward the other...
I once wrote a novel which contained a "DARKNESS" that was not only absent of LIGHT, but grew THICKER as it DARKENED! (kind of like the continuity of liquid being "thickened" -- adding flour to water, to make gravy -- etc)
Cold is present when there is absolutely no heat.
When is that
) PM? Again, I remind, that it appears basing these conclusions here upon findings OF, and MAN's ability TO, comprehend and recognize, which is sorrowfully limited and inadaquate.
When an ICE CUBE becomes FROZEN, how much more COLD
can it withstand?
Darkness is present when there is absolutely no light.
Is that possible? How "DARK" is absolute DARK? Or can ABSOLUTE LIGHT, be enhanced
by adding the light of a CANDLE or a MATCH?
And Death is the absence of life; whether it is physical or spiritual.
Are you sure? CHRIST
said of LIVING
BEINGS -- "let the DEAD, bury their DEAD"
... The ones referred to were ALIVE
... so even though they were DEAD (in spiritual terms), they were STILL ALIVE (in physical terms)! In either CASE, Life is determined by GOD, and even though DEATH marks the absence of LIFE (which I agree with), Life can still remain.
As I see it, ...NOTHING in GOD is ever completely
DEAD, for it is IN HIM -- Acts 17:28
-- It is moving from one state DIRECTIONALLY, to another... Those of whom CHRIST
spoke in this reference, may have later
converted and become "UNDEAD"
Are we only to consider the premise of duality, that of interchanging; good and evil?
"Let us not be polarized and magnetized within two conflicting or contrasting positions."
A lesser degree of that which IS? (IMO)
GOD says in His WORD
-- Psalm 103:12
-- that He will remove our sins [transgressions] as "FAR
" as the EAST
" -- from the WEST
... where does ONE "begin" and the OTHER "end"? IOW -- At what point
, does EAST end
, and WEST begin
And if this is not so (one "ends", the other "begins") ...exactly WHEN and WHERE does EAST become
WEST? And thereby MERGE into its "opposite" direction, actually BECOMING its own OPPOSITE?
The TRUTH (IMO) is that OPPOSITES whether they be noted or observed in the PHYSICAL or SPIRITUAL realms are DIRECTIONS more than they are POSITIONS.
When the Prodigal SON left... He was actually taking his first steps on his way, back.