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Offline yeshuaisiam

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Is it strange that Icons are being made on pure silver?
« on: September 27, 2012, 12:37:00 PM »
Since our Lord was betrayed for silver, do any of you think it is kind of ridiculous to make icons of PURE silver?
http://www.apmex.com/Category/993/Russian_Themed_Collectible_Coins.aspx

My opinion is that its kind of strange, and I don't know.
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Re: Is it strange that Icons are being made on pure silver?
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2012, 12:38:35 PM »
Since our Lord was betrayed for silver, do any of you think it is kind of ridiculous to make icons of PURE silver?
Outrageous.

Next thing you know, people will start using the means of our Lord's execution as some sort of Christian symbol.
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Re: Is it strange that Icons are being made on pure silver?
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2012, 01:51:33 PM »
Since our Lord was betrayed for silver, do any of you think it is kind of ridiculous to make icons of PURE silver?
http://www.apmex.com/Category/993/Russian_Themed_Collectible_Coins.aspx

My opinion is that its kind of strange, and I don't know.

I agree.  That's why I never make my fires out of wood.
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Re: Is it strange that Icons are being made on pure silver?
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2012, 01:54:04 PM »
I think the meaning of that story is that Christ was betrayed for money. It would have been the same, had the money been made of gold or other kinds of material.
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