Lions, Idioms & Metaphors OH MY!

Literal & Figurative meanings in The Bible

Who's the King of the Jungle?  The Lion. In the Bible, it is also the symbol of the tribe of Judah.  Who is born of the tribe of Judah? Jesus.  The Lion of Judah  is widely regarded as a reference to Jesus.  

lion"Then one of the elders said to me, “Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals.” Revelation 5:5

Who is the enemy of Jesus? Satan.  Who desires to be God?  Satan.  Who disguises himself as God?  Satan.

 "Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:8

 

 

Symbolic meaning: “Wilderness” is a connotation describing our relational nearness to God

Be-Wildered curriculum takes common Biblical idioms, metaphors, parables, paradoxes etc. and combines them with the right setting, theme, objectives, instruction and hands-on adventures for even greater impact.  This approach integrates the synergy of the Physical, Emotional, Spiritual and Biblical aspects of the Wilderness Experience of the soul.

Wilderness takes on many facets, but describes the closeness we feel to God based on our Knowledge of God (Truth)

Dirty Water

  • Thirsty
  • Stagnant
  • Dried up
  • Dead
  • Parched
  • Incomplete
  • Unsatisfied
  • Broken

Living Water

* the inner spring of joy that continually renews and satisfies the heart, body and soul of the true believer. * Fresh * Flowing * Plentiful * Moving * Contentment