This is My Body - Where the Body Is, There Will the Eagles Gather Together
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WHERE THE BODY IS, THERE WILL THE EAGLES GATHER TOGETHER!
Luke 17:37And they answered and said unto him, Where, Lord? And he said unto them, Wheresoever the body is, thither will the eagles be gathered together.
The question, "Where, Lord?", requires amplification. The context reveals, "Where shall they be taken?"
vs. 32-36 Remember Lot's Wife. Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall loose it; and whosoever shall loose his life shall preserve it. I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shall be taken , and the other shall be left. Two women shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
The context is preservation of life.
The preservation will take place where eagles gather. The eagles will gather at only one place: the body.
The Greek word used for body here is soma. It has reference to the body as a sound, pulsating whole; a body possessing life. It is the word Jesus uses in reference to His body.
Matthew 26:26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and broke it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.
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