Friday, 22 September 2017

Earphones.


You know those earphones you are constantly listening with?

Well the rock music which you are listening to is Satanic.

The dirge-like songs contain negative suggestions and curses which sabotage your well-being.

Much of this is subliminal.

Death, suicide, sin, shame, darkness, the devil, evil.....

All these things are hidden in the music.

So take off your earphones.

And be free of this curse.


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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Gay Love.


Homosexuality is love.

It is not some wicked act divorced from human feelings.

It is inspired by love as any heterosexual relationship is.

We are wired to engage with each other.

This is God's Love in action.

Bringing us out of ourselves and towards another.

Sex is not just for procreation.

Sex creates intimacy and love in a relationship.

And this is good.

There are many heterosexual couples who do not have children.
But no one is suggesting that they refrain from sex.

Gay couples should be allowed to marry and have families as other do.


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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Machines.


Since the Industrial Revolution in the late 18th Century machines have dominated commerce.

And the human beings who work these machines have become part of the machines.

Workers are no longer people they are work units.

They are judged by their productivity alone.

This dehumanization of the work force has had serious repercussions.

William Blake called the machines Satanic.

But treating people like machines does not produce the best results.

They will resent it and deceive their masters.

Who will respond with threats and cuts.

The workplace should be like a family.

Workers should feel valued and loved.

Then they will produce their best.


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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Vegetarian.


I am vegetarian.

It is clear to me that we are free to eat the fruits of the earth but not living things.

"God said, 'See I have given you every plant yielding fruit that is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food.'"  Genesis 1:29 (NRSV)

This passage is followed by the statement that the fruits of the plants and trees are also for animals and birds to eat.

There is no mention of animals or birds or fish as food for man.

My personal feelings are to do with non-violence.

I no longer feel comfortable killing living things for my food.

So I no longer eat meat or fish.

I will eat eggs and cheese because their use for food does not involve inflicting pain on living things.

I believe that my attitude is backed up by the Biblical witness.

It is God's will that we be vegetarian.


[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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Monday, 18 September 2017

A Third Way.


When we are young we think that there are only two alternatives:

To do what we want and seek pleasures.

Or.

To obey our elders and work hard for our masters.

But there is a Third Way:

To open our hearts and give love to those around us.

This Third way leads directly to God.

So love God and love your neighbors.

Then you will be Home.


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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Your Brother.


When you look on your brother

Don't just see the outward appearance:

The face, the physique, the clothing.....

But see the soul buried deep within -

The innocent child crying out for love.

And make concessions

According to understanding:

All human beings suffer,

There is a reason for every wayward action:

A decision, a lie, a crime.....

But the Divine Spark within

Is pure and untouched,

Forgiven and Saved.

It is him you should seek.


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Saturday, 16 September 2017

Takers.


Too many Church people are takers not givers.

They leave it to God.

But they take the credit.

And when something goes wrong.

They are nowhere to be found.

They do little.

But they feel spiritually superior.

When they are called upon to act.

They do little or nothing to help.

And this is why the Church is dying.


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