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Old 11-06-2018, 03:57 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by JJ View Post
Can anyone explain to me how Zech 12:1 shows the spirit of man as the center of the universe?
"Thus declares the LORD who stretches out the heavens, lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him . . ." While probably not saying man is the center of the universe, this passage does elevate man's spirit to at least something of an equivalent with the other two things mentioned - not a small thing! And the progression of things mentioned in the verse is also interesting.

I just wouldn't want to see our proverbial pendulum swing too far in the other direction . . . that is in accordance with: "What is man that You are mindful of him?" (I think this question appears at least 4 times in scripture)
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