God is the Greatest Potter and Sculptor who made the first man Adam from clay in the garden of Eden in the book of Genesis in the Bible. God continues to create all sorts of people from the four corners of the Earth. In Isaiah 64:8, the prophet acknowledges the LORD God as Father Potter and His people as clay work of God’s Hand. God Demands to be Valued as Creator Owner of all people see Genesis 1:26-31:-
1:26 God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.’1:27 So God created man in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. 1:28 God blessed and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
1:29 God said, ‘Behold, I have given you every plant bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food.1:30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has breath of life, I have given every green plant for food’, and it was so. 1:31 God saw every thing that he had made, and, indeed it was very good. There was evening and morning on the sixth day.
God breathed His Spirit Life into Adam’s lifeless clay shaped form in God’s Image Likeness attributes. Suddenly Adam comes alive as God’s Property created to fulfil God’s Mission on earth. God formed Eve out of Adam’s rib as his wife, companion and mother of his children. God supplied superabundant resources to meet all their needs. So they had wealth, riches, animals, flora and fauna to sustain life on earth. Adam represents God’s Creative Power so mankind belongs to God. God regularly visited Adam and Eve to sit down and talk with them.
God sees His creation as equal human beings to fulfil God’s Plans and Purposes on global earth. This modern world map shows the middle east location of some parts of ancient location of Garden of Eden. But ancient maps have quite different names in terms of original names called those same places today. Western world refuses to acknowledge African root origin common ancestry of Adam and Eve of Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia is clearly in Bible stated by God so includes Creation from middle east in Africa. After sinning against God through disobedience, God sent angels to drive out Adam and Eve to fend for themselves, their children and the next generations.
Bible commentaries state the real life sites of Garden of Eden based on description in Genesis 2:8–14 in Middle East to Ethiopia in Africa. A river went out of Eden to water garden parted, to become four rivers. The name of the 1st river is Pison surrounds the whole land of Havilah, where there is good gold; bdellium, onyx stone. The second river Gihon compasses the whole land of Ethiopia. The 3rd river Hiddekel is toward east of Assyria. And 4th river Euphrates.
In Turkey part of garden of Eden Adam the hunter was forced out of his glorious Eden. So tilled earth from when he was taken as the Bible shows historical evidence by writers. The Bible on Eden indeed describes this corner of Kurdish Turkey. The archaeological carvings on stones found in Turkey, reveal ultimate productive lifestyle of a once richly pastoral region now experiencing ecological crisis. The landscape surrounding carvings at Gebekli stones in Gobekli is arid barren but not always so.Geomagnetic surveys imply hundreds more standing stones are waiting to be excavatedPison, Gihon, Hiddekel, Euphrates have local names like Tigris in Turkey, Nile in Egypt. Globe map pangea shows earth before tectonic plate splits of continents that India is in Africa next to Madagascar before earthquake split drifts it to Asia. Ancient chinese maps show Middle East closer to Africa. Eden extends from Turkey, Egypt, Sudan to Guinea Mali Songhai empires of ancient kingdoms on ancient maps before war, colonial division demarcations of modern world map.
Modern text translation delete Ethiopia, Assyria in Genesis to put garden of Eden in preferred location in white north Africa. Man-made divisions consequently make Garden of Eden out of context of original Bible accurate truth of God which stands forever. Despite attempts to relocate Eden to despise others to suit racism, God created all. God created living history mankind on earth. Racism, slavery, colonialism attempts to subjugate African countries so translators modified Bible to suit interpretation of colonial masters to endorse racism injustices. Plus tectonic plate shifting compounded map location of Eden.
This created unnecessary confusion of ongoing conflict in the world. Moses lived and regularly travelled in the wilderness terrain over 80 years, so knows geographical route landmarks well enough to recognise these rivers to not mix them while writing. God has total control in the formation of human being’s body plus all living things in firmament. God’s masterpiece melanin pigmentations has black and white twins born together. God is the Ultimate Owner Potter With Exclusive Dominion Rights over all. God’s earthen clay makes diverse people from same lump. God uses various shades to show His Wonders of creation not to make boring identical clones of only one type of skin tone preferred by anybody.
God shows His Beauty and Magnificence in His people of various places and loves them all EQUALLY. So God puts all kinds of people on earth to enjoy all God’s Resources Freely Provided for all people. It is God’s who created all the silver and gold plus cattle on a 1000 hills. God wants equal respect between all people to treat each other with respect to honour God’s desires for love, joy, peace on earth. Many people have had to endure discrimination anuses due to distortions, categorisations labelling people into boxes. So many generations grow up fed on stereotype image of God’s precious priceless creation. This led to superiority complex of dominant culture sowing propaganda seeds of hatred bullying in children. They grow up with negative mindset ignorance so lack understanding of God”s Precious Creation. Inability to explain melanin in past meant people could not understand DNA connection. Misinterpret Bible to suit their man-made ideas. Distortions include homosapien science textbooks, adverts, maps vilifying some. Flemish cartographer to make life easy for navigators kept parallel meridians as straight lines. In doing so distorts world to misrepresent countries’ shape and size to a degree to increase further away from the Equator. This results in Africa which sits across equator to appear smaller than high-latitude Greenland yet 14 times larger. This Mercator projection Greenland problem was recognised outside professional cartographic circles by Arno Peters a German historian. He reckoned widespread use of Mercator out of thousands of projections was sign of bias. In Peters’ view, Mercator projection exaggerated size of the northern European countries to appear more powerful against conquests in southern hemisphere. His solution, a modified projection known as Galls-Peters projection preserves area to display the size of countries accurately but still distorts shapes not widely adopted.
Online Google map zooms in and out of globe to maintain North at top of any view, requires projection vertical lines of longitude. Distortions are negligible when viewing small parts of globe with Mercator’s projection. Generations have grown up viewing the projection in atlases and wall maps at school so the benefits of its rectangular shape, simplicity and familiarity are hard to beat. With modern map making software choosing a different and perhaps more appropriate projection depends on the area displayed. Perhaps time has come to abandon universal reliance on the Mercator projection in favour of maps that offer better compromise on the true shapes and sizes of various countries of the world. Man’s attempt to distort to write God out of History in favour of evolution forms part of reasons to neglect Bible Creation History. God sometimes describes His people as clay pots. 1 Corinthians 4: 7-12 inspires the Christian believer of God’s Words that, God puts His treasures in jars of clay to show His All Surpassing Power of life, talents, abilities, skills, creativity is from God and not from mere man- made intellect. It is necessary to continue to remember God daily as the Great Potter Sculptor and Source of all life on earth.
So God has Total Control over each person’s life so requires direct connection with all. Some vessels are of honourable use, others for ordinary use. God designs each shape, size, purpose and function of each clay pot for life-time use. God puts His Light and Strength in each pot to hold water, wine, food storage, piggie bank, depending on need and context. Some clay pots are put through the fire in the kiln to bake and glaze it to become more durable.
Clay pots are fragile so very delicate, intricate so must be gently handled with extra care, carefully. To avoid damage it is usually stored in safe strategic places with adequate space, to ensure it is not knocked down carelessly. So circumstances or time may cause some clay pots to chip, wear down or break through regular use. Sometimes people feel like damaged broken pots, cast down but God’s Spirit within helps outer earthen clay flesh to endure unconquered.
Therefore the people are God’s treasures in earthen vessels to manifest the Excellent Power of God. Clay pots often easily break but still useful. The broken pot pieces are recycled and grinded to be mixed into fresh clay to reinforce new pots for extra strength. Similarly, broken people’s life experience is relevant to help others learn to improve or avoid mistakes. People cannot live or survive without Mercy of God. God’s Mercy helps in time of need and sustains life in good times and during challenges.
God sent Jesus Christ to restore broken lives. So people must accept Jesus as Almighty God’s Active Life Reconnection. God’s Holy Spirit refills and imbibes God’s Spirit Life into His creatures. So reconnects to God through Christ Jesus. Or people remain mere statues like these without life in God’s Eyes. Be closer to God to be saved from sin of Adam and Eve. Each person must make own informed choice to be saved.Without God’s Spirit Input people are not in tune with God or Spiritually Alive. Sin caused spiritual death so God sent Christ Jesus to RESTORE LIFE ABUNDANTLY back to Original State with God. People have to make Personal decision to accept God’s forgiveness to Come Alive in Jesus Name.
Other wise in God’s Eyes people are mere terracotta army with form of human shape but no Active Life in God. So each person must ensure a direct personal relationship with God. Mankind tries to over- rule God Centred Life to encourage own self – centred identity and self -made careers and attitudes. So interprets the Bible to misrepresent God’s Point of View in favour of man- made opinions. However, God in His Mercy and Compassion Allowed man-kinds permissive will to last for so long. But God is determined to turn things around to Correct the errors of man-made ways damaging His Precious Priceless Creations. God is taking Power Back through many diverse methods to get mankinds attention to repent before it is too late. The earth and all people BELONG to GOD as His Own with right to live according to God’s Will.
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