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Metaphysical meaning of Seleucia (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Seleucia (mbd)
Seleucia, se-leu'-ci-å (Gk.)--beaten by waves; troubled; tossed; afflicted; white with brightness; moonstruck.

Paul and Barnabas, "being sent forth by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus" (Acts 13:4). Seleucia was a Syrian seaport, west of Antioch.

Meta. Seleucia means beaten by waves, troubled, tossed, and Cyprus means fairness. Being shaken (Seleucia) is a common experience of those who send Spirit down into the body. Some are afraid that this disturbed condition is wrong. Spirit does not do the shaking; the experience is simply the revealment by Spirit (white with brightness) of a shaky subconsciousness that is not established in the good, which already existed and of which the individual was but vaguely aware. Fear not; but clear away the clouds of doubt and you will sail to the island of Cyprus, fairness.

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