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The agreements signed up to in the treaties were to be honoured <i>&lsquo;as long as the sun shines, as long as the grass grows, and as long as the rivers flow&rsquo;.</i><br /><br /> These symbols have an interesting parallel in the Scriptures, where Y'shua (Jesus) claims: <br /><br /> <img src="images/sun.gif" align=left height=60><font size=5 color=orange> As long as the sun shines ...</font><br /> &quot;<i>I AM the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.</i>&quot; <b>(John 8:12 NIV)</b><br /> <br /><br /> <img src="images/grass.gif" align=left height=60><font size=5 color=#22aa22> As long as the grass grows ...</font><br /> &quot;Then Jesus declared, <i>&lsquo;I AM the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.</i>&rsquo;&quot; <b>(John 6:35 NIV)</b><br /> <br /><br /> <img src="images/river.gif" align=left height=60><font size=5 color=#2288ff> As long as the rivers flow ...</font><br /> &quot;<i>He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. 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