Silver | Redemption, Blue Men, Blue Bloods, Myth & Reality

Mat 27:3-6
Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.
And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.
And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.

Text Commentaries: David Guzik (Blue Letter Bible: Exodus)
a. All the pillars around the court shall have bands of silver: Each pillar had a top of silver, making it shiny and visible from afar in the bright desert. Each pillar also had a socket of bronze, or a base of bronze. Refining through the fire makes bronze.
i. Silver (a metal illustrating redemption) was the foundation for the tent of meeting. It was also the top – the most visible part – of the pillars surrounding the courtyard. But the courtyard fence hung on a foundation of refined bronze – the judgment Jesus took in our place.

The Blue Man Fraud
By now nearly everyone has seen the story about Paul Karason who the news media has dubbed “The Blue Man”. Although the news media has continually said that he was taking colloidal silver, nothing could be further from the truth.

Nanocrystalline silver dressings in wound management: a review
Silver has been used as an antimicrobial since the 1800s. But since the discovery of systemic antibiotics in the early 20th century, the use of silver has declined. In the last two decades interest in silver for wound treatment resurged. The purpose of this paper is two-fold: to describe the properties of recently introduced nanocrystalline silver products and their applications in wound care; and to examine available evidence to support the use of nanocrystalline in wound care.

Forthtell: Blue Genes


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