“Wear the world like a loose garment which touches us in a few places and there lightly. St.Francis of Assisi.
Gold and silver represent the preciousness of man’s life and nature.
The cord is the thread of life on which hangs the body, lit by the animated soul.
When the connection between these is severed, the latter perishes like a fallen lamp.
” Though one man may be overpowered, two can defend themselves, a cord of three strands is not quickly broken”. The cord of three strands represents God, the groom, and the bride. Braiding these three strands symbolizes the joining of one man, one woman, and God in marriage. Ecclesiastes 4:12 with comment.
“Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the Golden Bowl be broken, or the picture be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern, then shall the dust return to the earth as it was, and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.” Beautiful words about death.
Ecclesiastes 12:6 — Death will fix us in an unchangeable state, man shall then go to his “long home” and all these infirmities and decays of age are harbingers of advances … Study yourself for more.
The Golden Bowl — The writer of Ecclesiastes speaks of the futility of this life when everything, wisdom, pleasure, labor, hope, and desire end in death. But think of this, we go to our LONG HOME. Study about your Long home, promised by God– I go and prepare a place for you, if it were not so I would have told you ... Jesus, Yeshua. Frankie The Earthman. I hope you enjoyed this study.