What do we do for eternity? I think I would rather rest.Actually he is.
He's using language we understand to describe ideas that are beyond our understanding.
He even told the disciples that kings and prophets had longed to hear the things they were hearing, but could not.
So, things that even the disciples were having a problem with, those who came before them had an even greater problem with understanding.
Jesus said that the day would come when God's Spirit would indwell us, and teach us everything we need to know in order to make it to heaven. At which point, everything that happened, God would explain to us.
1 Corinthians 13:12
1Co 13:12 WEB For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, even as I was also fully known.
According to Hebrews 4:13, we're stark naked before God. So, God will make known to us, everything we need to know, and then he will spend our eternity showing us the rest.
Language that doesn't project the ideas of God in His own creation is a incongruence and more proof that the Christian message is not reflecting God's reality.