And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother’s blood crieth unto me from the ground.(Genesis 4:10) KJV
We find our next clue in Genesis 4. The injured party, Abel, is crying out in pain and anguish in a way that the Lord can hear but Abel’s body is dead and his blood is now seeping into the ground.
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Souls Originate in the Center of the Earth
My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.(Psalms 139:15) KJV
We can combine the doctrine that we’ve existed from the foundation of the world (first cause), gravitation, the broad narrative of scripture, and redemption into a unified theory of everything and deduce the nature of the soul.
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From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling; Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.(1 Timothy 1:6-7) KJV
Jesus warned us about hell as the place where unrepentant souls suffer torment. We’re supposed to tell the world that Jesus is the way to redeem our souls and avoid hell. That’s when you encounter this:
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“There’s no such thing as a soul because science can’t detect it.”– Atheist Science Troll
And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child’s soul come into him again. And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.(1 Kings 17-21-22) KJV
The connection between the soul and the blood, as the life of the individual, is strong but there’s more to it than that. The soul isn’t simply the result of the spirit dissolving in the blood.
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And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the LORD. (1 Samuel 1:15) KJV
The ancient Hebrews had an innate sense that the soul was wet, or was in a liquid state, as is evident from the concept that it could be poured out.
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He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.(Psalms 72:14) KJV
When God breathed life into Adam he became a living soul, so there’s a connection between life, blood and breath (spirit), which is why the Children of Israel and the early Church had prohibitions on eating blood or meat with blood in it.
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Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.(Ezekiel 18:27) KJV
The word soul occurs 458 times in the King James Version of the Bible. The majority of these references are references to the person as an individual. It’s as if the word soul could be used interchangeably with any personal pronoun.
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Soul and Spirit
And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.(1 Thessalonians 5:23) KJV
The Bible tells us that we, humans, have both a soul and a spirit. However soul and spirit aren’t the same thing, so how do we differentiate the soul from the spirit?
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Moreover, you shall eat no blood whatever, whether of fowl or of animal, in any of your dwelling places. Whoever eats any blood, that person shall be cut off from his people.(Leviticus 7:26-27) KJV
IF the body is the dust of the Earth, AND the spirit is from God, THEN the soul is us: our consciousness and personality. But where is it? Is it a thing? What is it?
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