Friday, 31 March 2017

Debt.

                            

What the Church has done traditionally is take an unsuspecting soul and place him/her in debt.

This is done by invoking Universal Condemnation - the sin of Adam and Eve - and an individual soul's sin.

Therefore you are in debt.

And the way that you pay off this debt is to do good works which are determined by the Church.

Because the result of debt is hell all their good works are motivated by fear.

But wait there's more.

Have you ever noticed that the debt never diminishes.
In fact the more you do the greater the debt becomes.

This is because the debt is a mechanism by which they subjugate you to their will (social and political).

It is not salvation it is slavery.

This is the sin of the Church.

They take the free gift of God and use it to enslave people.


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Thursday, 30 March 2017

The Answer.

                            

While we are growing up we mostly encounter negative people - people who are fearful, aggressive, domineering, even violent.

This teaches us to be cynical and negative ourselves.

But when we encounter God we experience such overwhelming love and goodness that we decide to be part of the answer, not part of the problem.

And this means to be positive and helpful to those around us, especially those who are suffering.

It means showing concern and consideration for others.

But most of all it means sharing our love with all those we encounter.


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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Our Entertainment.

                                      

What passes as entertainment in our world is full of poison and evil.

An obsession with malevolence, darkness, horror, and violence infects all of our entertainment - our music, our movies, our T.V., even our sports and the Internet.

It derives from covert Satanism practised by stars.

So be conscious of what you are watching.
Don't be mesmerized by evil.

Question what they are telling you.
Don't be lured into transgression.

It is not as benign as you think!


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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Age.


Clear Light.

Rainbows.

Water Jar.

Waters of Life.

Heart of unconditional Love.

Musclemen and their admirers.

Holy men and the Beloved.

Gay men and Lesbians.

Family of Humanity.

Humanitarian.

Tolerance.

Respect.

Crystal clear.

Aquarius.


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Monday, 27 March 2017

Visualization.

                            

Any book, practitioner, or teacher that uses visualization is flirting with danger.

Dark forces lurking in the collective unconscious will smell this immediately.

They will manipulate the images you use and turn you to their evil purpose.

They will turn you against God and Jesus and say that it is your own unconscious hatred.

So don't get involved in any visualization practices, no matter how helpful they may seem on the surface.

They will be used by evil forces against you.


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The Fountain.


From Heaven

comes

the Fountain of Living Waters,

clear as crystal,

flowing

through the city,

and feeding

the Tree of Life.


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Sunday, 26 March 2017

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

Rain.


Rain

falls from Heaven

like

tears from the Lord

for

the suffering

of all

humankind.


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Left Behind 2.

                            

The emerging progressive religions symbolize the opening of the Age of Aquarius.

A new mentality that incorporates both science and religion is developing across the globe.

Inclusive practices and active concern for the environment characterize this change.

The old orthodox and fundamentalist religions have peaked and are now in decline.

Progressive religions are forging ahead.

The rest will be left behind.


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Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Peace.


Ni hao ma?

Konnichiwa.

Namaste.

Salaam.

Shalom.

Peace.

                Amen.


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Silence.


Repose.

Concentration.

Present.

Clear.

Peace.


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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Experience.

                   

Rather than God being what we experience in the world God is all those things that we don't experience.

Like: sympathy, compassion, comfort, consolation, loyalty, faithfulness, trust, consideration, and love.

We are trained to think of life as tough and hard, corrupt and treacherous.

We become cynical and world-weary.

We grow addicted to pleasure.

But happiness does not reside in these things.

Happiness only comes from love.

And this is what we experience in our relationships.

But through our relationship with God we experience spontaneous joy and the peace that surpasses understanding.

So do not think that God is what you experience in the world.

God is transcendent, sublime, beautiful.....

But most of all God is Love.


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Monday, 20 March 2017

Solitude.


Free from distraction.

Free from temptation.

Free from disturbance.

Free from desire.

Quiet.

Tranquil.

Peaceful.

Prayerful.

Alone.

But not lonely.

Aware.

God with me.


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Sensible?

                            

By using force and coercion the right-wing religious fundamentalists in our world are cutting their own throats.

This is because by adopting these methods they make the anti-religious elements in our society look more sensible than religion.

The result is that people reject religion altogether.

And the world is at the mercy of evil.


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Sunday, 19 March 2017

Force.

                                           

The right-wing fundamentalist socio-religious groups in our world put their faith in sheer force.

They think that they can make everyone obey them by the force of their own will.

But this approach betrays its origins in fear.
Fear of punishment.
Fear of hell.

By doing this they resemble the mythological Beast that they claim to oppose.

The Beast relies on force, violence, hatred, and terror.
His methods are the methods of war.
And his nature is that of a tyrant.

But God's way is the way of peace and non-violence.
He does not use force or coercion.
He does not punish us.

"'Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, says the Lord of hosts.'"  Zechariah 4:6b (NRSV)

[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Saturday, 18 March 2017

Dehumanization.

                            

The biggest problem in our world is dehumanization.

Too many people are not seen as human beings in the way that we see ourselves.

Employees are seen as work units.

The poor and those on welfare are seen as self-destructive or criminal - drug addicts or dole-cheats.

Sex-workers are not people but objects

Gays and lesbians are evil sinners or sex maniacs.

People with mental illness are less than human.

Refugees are inhuman terrorists or dangerous fanatics.

In short anyone whom we suspect might make demands on us is dehumanized and blamed.  Some are even scapegoated.

The media feeds us these images and we comply without thinking.

But the truth is that each of these people is a human being just like us.

And the essence of spirituality is to see the other as an equal human being.


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Friday, 17 March 2017

Perfect.


In a perfect world

He would know his own heart,

And see through his tears

The look of respect,

Abandon his fears

And open his heart,

To give of himself

And find his belov'd!


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Thursday, 16 March 2017

Black Sheep.

                            

It is characteristic of humanity to call people evil.

But there is only one group of people we can call truly evil.
That is people who have consciously chosen evil as an alternative to good (God).

But even these people are part of God's family.
They are the black sheep of humanity.
And as such we should not seek to destroy them but to redeem them, to reconcile them to their Heavenly Father.

No one is beyond God's saving love.

God loves even His own enemies.

Therefore we should seek to remedy the misunderstanding which inspired them to rebel.  That is that God is harsh and vindictive and anti-sex.

This false image, which was given to them by the Church, is the root of their rebellion.

If we can rectify this then their edifice of evil will crumble like a sand castle.

And they will have no further reason to rebel against God (good).


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Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Transgressions.

                            

What Satanists in rock music and the popular culture do is tell you to do something which turns out to be a transgression for which you can be damned.

For example in the 1960s rock musicians told the Hippie generation to take drugs and practise yoga.

This turned out o be a serious transgression of Eastern religions.

Another message in the music was to have multiple sexual partners and open marriages.

This turned out to be a serious transgression of marriage vows which resulted in divorces.

Younger generations are being told to practise magic and witchcraft.

This will turn out to be a transgression for which they could be sent to hell.

Satanists believe that God will damn people for these things.

But God does not punish us.

There is no hell to go to.

There are, however, laws and judgements made by human beings.
And these can be invoked to punish people.

So be wary of the messages in rock music and the popular culture.

They may be telling you to transgress.


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Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Drops of Eternity.


Drops of Eternity,

Like liquid Light,

Come to me

Now,

And in the Night.

I take up my pen

And translate what I see,

I write it all down

For humanity's plea.


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Monday, 13 March 2017

Men in White.


Spiritual men

around the world

wishing to be

close to God

wear white.


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Sunday, 12 March 2017

The Last Judgement.

                                      

Above the altar in the Sistine Chapel is Michelangelo's fresco of the Last Judgement.

On Jesus' right the righteous rise to Heaven.
On Jesus' left the damned are dragged down to Hell.

It is time to revise the theology behind theses images.

Those on the right will still rise towards Heaven.

But those on the left will no longer be condemned.
They are washed clean and reconciled to God through Love - the unseen hook.

The figure of the angel lifting the dead with rosary beads should be on the left of Jesus above those who need his prayers.

This is the theology of the future.

No one will be condemned.


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Saturday, 11 March 2017

Lies.

                            

"If you have sex you'll go to hell."

"Sex and drugs and rock and roll equals death to God."

"There is no God only Satan."

These are the lies propagated by Satanists in rock music, movies, books, T.V., and sports.....

We are inundated with negative ideas which cancel any spiritual aspirations we might have.

We are drowning in darkness, death, and evil.

But there is no devil in reality.

Only God's Love.

So seek to see how evil lies to you.

Seek to see the Love of God.

Seek to be delivered.

And to be free to love.


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Friday, 10 March 2017

A Pathway to God.

                            

Modern people do not want to be told how to behave or what to do to qualify for acceptance by the Church.

Modern people want to experience God directly.

This is why so many have embraced yoga and Buddhism with their meditation practises that lead to personal enlightenment.

But a way still exists in the Christian religion.

This is the way of the heart.

When asked which was the greatest commandment Jesus said, "'"You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all you mind."  This is the greatest and first commandment.  And a second is like it: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."  On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.'"  Matthew 22:37-40 (NRSV)

So to love God and to love God in our neighbor is the essence of Christianity.

If we practise these things something happens.

Jesus also said, "'You have heard that it was said, "An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth."  But I say to you.  Do not resist an evildoer.  But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also; and if anyone wants to sue you and take your coat, give your cloak as well; and if anyone forces you to go one mile, go also the second mile.  Give to everyone who begs from you, and do not refuse anyone who wants to borrow from you.'"  Matthew 38-42 (NRSV)
"'You have heard that it was said, "You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy."  But I say to you.  Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.'"  Matthew 5:43-45 (NRSV)

If you practise these things something happens.

As with all spiritual development, however, we cannot limit our practise to one aspect only.

If we meditate on the meaning of the scriptures and immerse ourselves using spiritual images and classical choral and sacred music we may find that God draws near to us and we experience God's presence.

Along with contemplation come study and prayer and action.

But if we are sincere in our desire to know God and open our hearts these things will combine to open a pathway to God.  


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Thursday, 9 March 2017

Creation.

                            

I read an article in the Uniting Church newspaper that described the mission of the Church as "the renewal of  all creation, to overcome the powers of sin, evil, and, death, and to reconcile all creation to God's own self through Jesus Christ." (Crosslight May 2015)

To tell people they are dead and if they reject the Church they are rejecting Jesus Christ and therefore God is at least as insult and at worst an attempt to subjugate the whole of humanity.

Most modern people will say, "So what?"

And the Church will be further downgraded in their estimation as a tyrannical institution bound up with self-delusion and megalomania.

My own opinion is that they have overestimated the power of Jesus Christ.  While to follow the teachings of Jesus is to transform the world, it was never meant to be a cosmic transformation.  It is personal and voluntary.

So the Church needs to be more humble in its claims.

Only when the Church can offer something positive to people will the Church become relevant again in the modern world.


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Mass.



All men desire mass.


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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Chariots.

                            

An ancient pagan text says:
You can ascend to the Divine in the chariot of any one of the gods.

Our modern experience may be something like this:
You can ascend to the Divine through any one of the religions.

Progressive Christians ascend to God through the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.  Jesus forms a Trinity with God and the Holy Spirit.

But this is not the only pathway to God.

You can ascend to God through any one of the religions.


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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Tears of Heaven.


From heady heights

of dancing days.

Driven by demons.

Just for one day.


To desperate depths

of pestilent plague.

To be a pariah

and get the blame.


Cry out to Heaven!

Cry out to Heaven!

For hearing and healing

and Justice once more!


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Monday, 6 March 2017

Footprints.

                            

The churches are all empty.

Our friends are all divorced.

Our world is wrecked by drugs.

Our media is owned by the rich.

The disparity between rich and poor is at an all time high.

Our governments are controlled by plutocrats.

Our popular culture is saturated with evil.

And everyone follows the football.

These are the footprints of an evil in our society which few people can see.

Satanism in rock music, movies, sports, T.V., and literature casts a shadow over the whole world.

It is a conspiracy of gigantic proportions.

And it is the defining secret of our time.


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Sunday, 5 March 2017

Awakening.

                            

Around the world there is an awakening of humanity to a new spirituality.

In diverse places and cultures there are men and women coming to a new understanding of God and His relationship with humankind.

The similarities of these revelations suggests the hand of God moving anew to lift humanity from the darkness which has engulfed us.

Eastern meditation practises have prepared us for the experience we are now seeing.  Positive thought processes and awareness of the present moment lead us to contemplation of the Divine.

Prayer and study lead us into relationship with God.

A new way of interpreting scripture allows the facts of science to be reconciled with religion.

But it is when we practise unconditional love that we enter the sanctuary - our heart of hearts - and meet God face to face.


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Saturday, 4 March 2017

New Wine (Water).

                                 

Jesus said,"'And no one after drinking old wine desires new wine, but says, "The old is good."'" Luke 5:39 (NRSV)

And I say, "No one after drinking wine desires water, but says, 'The wine is good.'"


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Friday, 3 March 2017

Love One Another.

                            

It is God's Will that we love one another.

So let's see you do it!

Love overrides fear and prejudice and judgement.

If we love someone enough we will ignore their faults, their sins, and their crimes; we will see their soul, the divine spark within them, and we will treat them as we would a child or a brother or sister.

We will pray for them and wish the best for them.

We will not reject or judge them.

So the Will of God is not that we judge people according to some moral rule or principle but that we aspire to goodness through love.

It is God's Will that we love one another.

So let's see you do it!


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Thursday, 2 March 2017

Gods.

                            

Primitive humans ascribed to their gods aspects which they experienced in life that seemed to have some supernatural power.

Thus was born religion.

Socrates maintained that the Greek gods were fakes.

Many of these forces can now be explained by science.

The ancient gods live on, however, as the planets and asteroids of astrology.

But there remains a supernatural power that transcends our mere earthly existence.

This is God.
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The God of Moses, Jesus, and Mohammad.

Transcendent, sublime, and beautiful this God is beyond our imagining.

But we can enter into relationship with this God through love.

Wholly benevolent, beyond dualism, and immanent God wishes the best for us.

Through forgiveness, mercy, and compassion He engages us in life and welcomes us after death.

He periodically breaks into human history to lure us to a better way - away from the gods of the world and towards His Kingdom.

This is the covenant He makes with humankind to do His Will on earth.

And what is His Will?

That we love one another.


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Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Biographies.

                            

People read the biographies of successful people.

This is because we are trained from birth to aspire to worldly success.

But we make the mistake of thinking that those who succeed in a worldly sense are the right people to emulate.

The qualities that it takes to succeed in the world are not spiritual qualities.

So if we aspire to be spiritual people stars and celebrities are not the right people to follow.

Spirituality is characterized by humility.

Spiritual people are warm and compassionate, patient, honest, and charitable.  They are filled with joy and peace.

But most of all they show love.

These are not the qualities you will find in the biographies of stars and celebrities.


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