The Holy Perfect Numbers
There are only four of the so-called perfect numbers below 10,000:
6, 28, 496, and 8,128.
1 + 2 + 3 = 6, while the divisors of 6 are 1, 2, 3, and 6.
As for 496, its divisors are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 31, 62, 124, and 248, and thus
1 + 2 + 4 + 8 + 16 + 31 + 62 + 124 + 248 = 496.
However, these perfect numbers below 10,000 may be relevant to early Christianity.
Around A.D. 6, Christ Jesus was borne and registered in Roman Emperor-governed Palestine.
Around A.D. 28, Christ Jesus started His mission.
Around 496, the Christianity-converted Western Roman Empires collapsed.
Around 8128, the kingdom of God might come to the earth, thanks to Christ Jesus, or the human history will be completed.
If God created and has been always watching the mankind and their world, the glory of God, namely the glory of Christ Jesus, must be reflected in the human history and science. So, it must not be futile to try to see any glimpse of God in science, mathematics, or the system of numbers.
I believe that God is pleased as we have found this implication of perfect numbers, although it might suggest that the mankind will be exterminated in the year of 8128 for some reason beyond our current imagination.
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Luk 6:28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.
Luk 6:29 And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloak forbid not to take thy coat also.
Luk 6:30 Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.