Will there be multiple walks in the valley of the shadow of death?

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TM19782017

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Or we ignorant to believe once we came out, we won't have to return?
 

dcontroversal

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Or we ignorant to believe once we came out, we won't have to return?
Does not matter if it is but one or a million....the result will always be the same if one loves God and seeks his face.....Death will always be but a shadow to the true believer.....!!!
 

Dino246

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Or we ignorant to believe once we came out, we won't have to return?
Scripture doesn't unpack the phrase "the valley of the shadow of death" and give us one clear, specific meaning for it (that I'm aware of offhand). I suspect that is intentional, because God wanted the psalm to be applicable in a wide variety of situations. Any particular person may come near death more than once in their life... literally. There are no promises to the contrary. Most people will face situations in which the death of others (or near-death) affects them. If we trust in the Lord for salvation, we can trust that He will be present with us in these most difficult of life circumstances... over and over.
 

KD

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Does not matter if it is but one or a million....the result will always be the same if one loves God and seeks his face.....Death will always be but a shadow to the true believer.....!!!
Amen!!

I remember hearing a teaching once on this scripture and 1 of the talking points was there cannot be a shadow unless light is present.