Never Satisfied, Never Enough!
Proverbs 30:15,16 - "The leech has two daughters. 'Give! Give!'. "There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, 'Enough!': the grave,Hebrew Sheol the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, 'Enough!'
The leech we all know is a blood sucking creature and the Bible says life is in the blood so a leech is personified as that which sucks life. This thing that sucks life of a person has two daughters whose names are Give and Give. In simple sense both of them are greed, greed of the earthly world and greed of the spirit world.
These two daughters have children one has three and the other four of these two are almost common but the third spits to two.
Greed's earthly daughter's three children who are never satisfied are:
Death - Seoul which is another place for Hell is a place which was made for sinful beings (especially the fallen Angels). When God made man although he did not have everlasting life God had made provision for everlasting life for him. But it was man's greed to be greater than what God had made him that got him trapped on earth and bought death unto him.
Barren womb – and unproductive soul; any soul that does not bear fruit is like a womb. Knowledge of this world, skills / talents of this world or any such has never satisfied any soul and never will.
Earth – this world can develop and develop in all direction, and will never stop until it consumes itself. Whatever good we do on earth void of God is indirectly vanity and will lead to destruction of mankind. They may seem as a blessing today but tomorrow we will wake up and realize we caused a nightmare.
Greed's spiritual daughter's four children who say 'not enough' are:
Hell – this prison which exists due to the curse of God was mainly made for the fallen Angels but since man infected with greed from these evil spirits man too was doomed into this prison. This prison or endless pit can consume endlessly all mankind. It is only by Jesus' Sacrifice we are saved from it.
Barren womb – the word used as barren does not mean empty but comes from the root that means shut up. A womb is made to open and give live. Even a womb that is not empty and has living life in it but does not open is bad for it will cause the life to corrupt and rot and cause infection to the whole system. A soul void of spiritual gifts or fruits is like an empty womb. Also womb having spiritual gifts and fruits but does not develop further and works for the glory of God is like a womb having a child but the child cannot come out. In the start it may feel good but latter that which is inside soon corrupts and cause serious infection.
People do not realize the greatest enemy to our soul (worm which eats into our fruits) and also the cause which made Lucifer into Satan is greed. People think having more (worldly things or spiritual gifts) is a blessing from God but they do not realize it is also a great testing. Jesus has warned again and again that it is almost impossible for a rich man to enter Heaven unless he does not have any attachment to his wealth and uses it for the glory of God and for His Kingdom.
In spiritual world the earth is replaced by water and fire.
Water - symbolizes humanity in general but here it symbolizes sin. Sin is like a worm which dwells in the soul but infects the spirit. It will multiple in all areas of the soul with one purpose to consume the spirit and the spirits connected to it. Sin does not stop till it consumes all and perishes itself. It has to grow feeding on others or else eats itself up.
Fire – when connected with the sanctuary symbolizes purification but when connected with sin a consuming entity. When a metal is put in fire it can purify it but when any combustible object touches it, it perishes. Fire connected to sin like here greed symbolizes wrath of God. Anything that goes against the plans (Light) of God invites the wrath of God (like darkness). The wrath of God can consume all things and is just terrible (I would rather say less on this).
Having more than what is necessary in this world or of the spirit world that is not used to glorify God is not advisable and allow greed to creep in. We need to understand everything that God created has purpose; He did not make anything without purpose, both on earth and in Heaven.
Wanting more and more of even spiritual good things but not using them (even if not misusing them) causes harm. Satan was a very anointed Cherub also known as a Morning Star, who's ways were perfect and did not crave for earthy things nor for earthly jewellery for Heaven is a spirit world. They were good things which he craved for and are symbolically written for us (who are lacking total wisdom and knowledge of the Heavens) to understand.
Being blessed with spiritual knowledge, prophetic gifts, etc. but not using them for the glory of God can cause us harm and eat into our life.
[ Prayer Starter ]
Lord, help us to understand life and the purpose we are created. Help us to know all things You created are good only when they have purpose in You. Help us know your plans in our life. Help us overcome our own desires and implement your plan into our lives...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.
[ Reference Scripture ]
12 Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.
14 Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.
15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.
16 By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
17 Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
19 All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.
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