Sunday, 13 October 2019

Invisible Light.


"Even the darkness is not dark to you, the night is as bright as the day, for darkness is as light to you."  Psalm 139:12 (NRSV)

The spectrum represents the range of light visible to our human eyes.

But there are forms of radiation outside of this visible spectrum that can be seen using special equipment.

Infra-red, ultra-violet etc..

This is invisible light.

Which to us is darkness.

But is bright as day to the Lord.


[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, 12 October 2019

The Lords of Light.


Krishna is the Hindu Lord of Light.

His Light brings compassion and love.

He is the eighth avatar of Vishnu the Preserver.

When the Earth is in darkness, chaos, and evil Vishnu manifests on Earth  as an avatar.

The avatars correspond to the ages of evolution.

And the most recent is The Buddha - the ninth avatar of Vishnu.

One more remains in this cycle of life - Kalki who sits on a white horse with a blazing sword - this manifestation of Light will appear when the Earth is in chaos, persecution, and evil.

Kalki bears a striking resemblance to the rider on the white horse in the Christian Bible's final Book of Revelation. 

Madam Blavatsky claimed that this derives from the Hindu prophecy.

But I do not subscribe to the theology of violent suppression of evil.

In fact this is proscribed by Jesus himself.

"'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.'"  Matthew 5:38,39 (NRSV)

In my experience God - the author of Light - is non-violent.

And the Light is all about the development of the heart - mercy, compassion, forgiveness, and love.

So do not expect a violent agent to reverse our descent into darkness and evil.

Corruption, violence, and evil are caused by fear.

When the Light comes we see that we have nothing to fear  from God.

With that evil ends and we are free.


[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, 11 October 2019

Free at Last!


AIDS is over!*

Gay men are free at last!

No one can say we deserve death.

No one can say we are evil.

No one can say we are going to hell.

God loves gay men.

We are His gay sons.

And a Good Father will not reject His gay sons.

Heaven awaits us.

AIDS is over!

We are free at last!


[* Doctors can stop HIV from developing into AIDS, HIV when treated is undetectable which means you can't pass it on, and there's PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) - a pill which can stop you catching HIV.]

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Thursday, 10 October 2019

Truth and Reconciliation.


God forgives us.

But if we will not admit what we have done wrong how can we be absolved?

Some may think that they can lie to God.

That they can get away with what they have done.

It has been said that the best form of repentance is to refrain from the offending behavior.

But how can we do this if we will not admit that it is wrong?

In the end we must face what we have done.

And ask forgiveness from God.


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Wednesday, 9 October 2019

New Reads.


When I get the new book releases on the Internet I am always surprised at the number of books about night, darkness, evil etc..

Most of them are written by women.

This is Satanism in literature.

Women sells their souls and write dark fantasies in the hope of becoming famous and rich.

The extreme example of this is J. K. Rowling.

So don't just take everything for granted.

What you are reading may be Satanic poison designed to turn you to evil and kill you spiritually.

Their ultimate aim is to damn your soul to hell.

Leave then behind.

There are better things to read.


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Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Equals.


All are equal in the sight of God.

Each of the generations is equal.

Each generation has its positive and its negative characteristics.

Each generation has its virtues and its vices.

It then becomes a matter of degree.

It is a psychological fact that we condemn others in order to make ourselves feel good.

But if we see this in others it is not for us to turn the tables and condemn them.

It is up to us to forgive others.

What keeps us from forgiving?

Fear.

Fear that we won't be good anymore.

Fear that others will attack us.

Fear of being hurt.

Fear of ridicule.

Fear of condemnation.

Fear of God.

But God will not condemn us.

God will forgive.

So we must forgive each generation.

And let them live.


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Monday, 7 October 2019

Rainbow.


"God said,'This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations: I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.'"  Genesis 9:12,13 (NRSV)

God promises never again to try to destroy all flesh.

This rainbow is also the symbol of the gay community.

And now that AIDS is over it symbolizes the covenant between God and gay people.

And all the peoples of the Earth.


[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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