Are all relationships in heaven PLATONIC or a mixture of emotional and physical intimacy?
Since Adam had a soul-mate while he and Eve were perfect; then it should be obvious that everyone made in the Image of God would have the same OPTION (in order to be complete in the Image of God within them).
In the origin of the human race, SO FAR, God has only chosen Adam and Eve to be soul-mates. They were perfect and therefore they deserved that spiritual, emotional, and physical union in the Garden of Eden. This is conjecture on my part, but I believe that God in His wisdom will choose a soul-mate for all humans ever conceived in the womb (be they stillborn, aborted or those of us allowed to live, move and have our being.
Is it possible that God in all of His wisdom will unite us with our best soul-mate in heaven? God’s spiritual and emotional intimacy TRUMPS human love, no matter how blessed we are in our earthly pilgrimage. Adam and Eve represent two images of God separated into two beings, one is masculine and the other is feminine (notice I didn’t say, MALE AND FEMALE, for God, has no body apart from Emmanuel). We as created beings can’t handle all the Glory of God in one person, Lucifer found that out when he asked for too much of God’s Glory (for pride comes before a spiritual, emotional, and physical fall into sin).
God could in His wisdom have my soul-mate living 10,000 years ago, 500 years in the future, in another country, or even from my present neighborhood and time frame. But I never meet them on this side of Glory, SIMPLY BECAUSE no one is the “Favorite child” of God on earth. I get ½ of my DNA chromosomes from each of my parents, otherwise, I wouldn’t exist as a person. My spiritual DNA made in the Image of God COMBINED WITH my future soul-mates spiritual DNA completes us as ONE SPIRIT of unity.
God said in the Garden of Eden that “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.” Be mindful that Adam is STILL PERFECT in spirit, mind, and body while in the Garden of Eden, but he is missing the feminine nature of God that HE DOESN’T POSSESS. Therefore, he is ALONE AND MISSING all of the fulness of God’s Glory. Adam and Eve have a spiritual synergistic relationship that HELPS THEM TO better understand the Mind of God, for their interaction and cooperation is greater than the sum total of their LONELY state of being without each other, in order to complete each other in the Joy of the Lord God almighty (Emmanuel, God with us).
Loneliness in heaven would be a reality if no one has a spiritually created soul-mate that is the other half of their God-Image who is with them at all times. Think about how lonely you feel at a stadium with 150,000 people and you know none of them. If there are 100+ billion people in heaven, created beings will be more blessed if God has them standing together and united in Spirit, having a bond of peacefulness that is INCOMPLETE IN OUR EARTHLY JOURNEY; regardless of how loved, we were on earth.
God chose the male spirit that I received at conception and the female spirit that is an “Eve image” for me, can’t be revealed until I AM PERFECT and in heaven
So, my fellow child of God, don’t be sad when I suggest that it is a fact that God will choose our heavenly soul-mate, for it is a divine experience and the angels in heaven will rejoice AFTER WE ARE WHOLE AND COMPLETE in our marriage and oneness with God our Creator, and soon coming King of kings and Lord of lords.
I know of very few blessed teenage and adult males and females who would want to spend eternity with their earthly husband or wife in heaven; especially if it was a very unhappy relationship. The primary reason most humans are driven to marriage is that they are in the childbearing years with raging hormones and they are hot and horny. They don’t get married because they love GAWD (sounds more spiritual) LOL. But most humans have a Biblical and family compass that motivates them to not fornicate and defile another person and also to honor their parents and keep their faith pure and less problematic (unwanted pregnancy or diseases etc.).
“Men give love in order to get sex, and women give sex in order to get love. It is reciprocal and blesses both individuals. “Men look for a place for sexual intimacy and women look for a reason”. About 50 % of US marriages end in divorce and most of these victims of marriage would be horrified if God told them that they will spend eternity with that other person. They might even suspect that they died and went to hell instead.
The future destiny of all humans made in the Image of God is heaven-bound. There are 100+ billion humans that have been conceived and existed as children of God on earth. God loves all of us equally and therefore He has the power to separate us from our sinful nature and welcome us home to be in His presence for eternity and not harm us in any way (just like human parents would do if they were all-powerful and all-loving).
The more a person is tortured in this life by Satan, self, or others; means they have hidden or damaged emotions that are buried in a sea of pain. Even in counseling, a person has to be healed BEFORE THEY CAN think rationally. In other words, DON’T DEMAND all humans see past their hurts, horrors, and hatred of life experiences and love Allah, Jesus, Yahweh, or Emmanuel while they are STILL EXPERIENCING human pain.
I know the Bible says that there is no marriage in heaven (but does that mean no sexual experience)? But if the world we live in was perfect, there would be no need for a marriage license, because all husbands and wives would treat their mate right, love, protect and support them and their children. We are told that flesh and blood will not inherit the Kingdom of God. My human sexual libido is determined by male hormones, blood pressure, and body chemistry. Therefore, I can’t be sexual in heaven UNLESS GOD HAS a glorified body that is designed to function and enjoy sexual pleasure in heaven (this is a mystery, at the present time).
P.S. Here is my condensed version of humans in heaven.
Revelation 21:3 “Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God”. Another verse John 1:14 says, “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us”; the human body that Joseph and Mary created is a temple, tabernacle or dwelling place that God put His Spirit inside of (but the flesh of Jesus isn’t Deity, it is related to Adam and Eve). Therefore, the real name of God in human flesh is “Emmanuel” which means “God with us”.
The easiest way for God to be dwelling with say 100 billion children of God in heaven AT THE SAME TIME and to be personally close to each of them, is for EVERYONE of Gods children is to have a soul-mate image of God standing next to them for eternity (that completes them). They are the closest to God by having a soul-mate LIKE ADAM HAD IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN. God’s Spirit “Dwelling” in two different created children of God; UNITES “Both” of them, puts both of them in the presence of God for eternity!!!
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