. . . means they are permanent, LIKE GRAVITY. SOME THINGS DON'T LAST LONG . . . FOREVER MEANS, WHAT IS OF ABSOLUTE VALUE AND WORTH DOES ! WHAT IS OF ABSOLUTE VALUE AND WORTH ? THANK GOODNESS WE HAVE A SAVIOR , WHO HAS GIVEN US ABSOLUTE LIFE ! BEING BORN OF GOD, IS ABSOLUTE VALUE AND WORTH ! THERE IS ABSOLUTE DEATH ! . . . AND IT MEANS REALLY TRULY DEAD ! TO BE NO MORE ! 1 Corinthians 2:9-10 9 However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived” — the things God has prepared for those who love Him— 10 these are the things God has revealed to us,” LIFE , LIFE ETERNAL [. . . things that will absolutely last forever ! ] . .