Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Pleasures and Treasures.


If the members of our Churches continue to indulge in expensive pleasures like overseas holidays, luxury cars, and holiday houses while claiming to support the poor and the marginalized in our world then we will have to look elsewhere for change.

They rationalize their pleasures and appropriate the goodness of God while doing nothing to help the poor and the needy even in their own congregations.

They are dishonest and corrupt.

They may be nice people and they may look after their families and friends.

They may support charities.

But the amount they give is small compared to the amount they spend on themselves.

Jesus said of them:

"'For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have?  Do not even the tax-collectors do the same?  And if you greet only your brothers and sisters, what more are you doing than others?  Do not even the gentiles do the same?'"  Matthew 5:46.47 (NRSV)

"'Why do you call me "Lord, Lord", and do not do what I tell you?'" Luke 6:46 (NRSV)

"'This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.'"  Matthew 15:8 (NRSV)

"'For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.'"  Matthew 6:21 (NRSV)

So have a heart that loves all people.

Help them and pray for them.

Pray for others to overcome their fears.

And you will have treasure in Heaven.


[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, 19 November 2018

Backwards.


The secret of Satanism, which dominates our dance venues, is that everything they do is backwards.

So they make straight men do gay stuff and they make gay men do girls.

This can be clearly seen in the way they handle gay pop music.

All the gay icons are women:

Kylie, Madonna, Lady Gaga.....

And they're not even gay women.
They're straight.

So when you are puzzled by what your pop stars are doing ask yourself if it is backwards.

You might be surprised.


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Sunday, 18 November 2018

Lies.


Joseph Goebbels said: "If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it."

And this is what Satanists in our world are doing.

Disregarding any vestiges of truth they merely keep repeating their lies.

They will say: "You are dead to God", "You have fallen from grace", "You are cut off from God", "You are damned", "You are guilty", "You are evil".....

All these things are hidden in their music.

And they are lies.

But they keep repeating them anyway.

The truth is:

God does not punish us.

God punishes no one.

Therefore there can be no death, no fall, no cut off, no damnation, no hell.....

God loves us unconditionally.

Like a Father.

And a father does not condemn his children.

He helps them.

He protects them.

He provides for them.

So do not believe their wicked lies no matter how often they repeat them.

God loves you.

And He will not condemn.


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Saturday, 17 November 2018

Make Peace.


How can we make peace in our world?

It is one thing to decry the war and violence around us but it is another thing to do something about it.

Apart from making our voice heard in society we must make peace in our own lives.

This involves burying the hatchet with family, friends, and enemies.

It demands humility and it demands forgiveness.

The humility to admit when we are wrong.

And forgiveness of others when we are wronged.

So to make peace in our world we must make peace in our lives.

In our relationships and with ourselves.


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Friday, 16 November 2018

God is Alive!


On April 8 1966 Time Magazine asked the question: Is God Dead?

The article within spoke about modern theologians writing God out of the picture.

But it was almost a hundred years earlier that Friedrich Nietzsche wrote God is dead in his book about science.

He said God is dead and mankind must find an alternative formula to live by.

Neither of these is true.

Science may have moved humankind's minds away from the Divine but that does not mean that it is not there.

God is alive!

And living in Heaven.

We can contact this God through prayer.

In the Modern Era science may have moved people to disbelieve in God.

But in the Post-Modern Era it has become apparent that science does not have all the answers.

Theoretical physics for example is becoming more and more metaphysical as it searches for answers to perplexing anomalies.

Pseudo-religions like drugs and magic are reasserting right-brain imaginative thinking.

As we enter the Age of Aquarius the time has come for new revelations from God.

And this is manifesting through progressive religious ideas.

Ideas that harmonize science and religion.

Ideas that balance left-brain rational and right-brain imaginative thinking.

And you can tune in to this Light from God through study and contemplation.

God is alive!


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Thursday, 15 November 2018

The Fiduciary Points.


The original Fiduciary Points in Astrology were the fixed stars Aldebaran and Antares which were located at the mid-points of Taurus and Scorpio when Astrology was conceived.

This was the most appropriate placing for the middle of Spring and Autumn.

As time went by, however, Astrologers observed that the Vernal Equinox moved backwards through the Astrological signs.

This gave birth to the Astrological Ages.

At present the Vernal Equinox is at 5° Pisces.

But because we are still in the Age of Pisces the Vernal Equinox is fixed at 0° Aries for the whole of the Age.

As we approach the Age of Aquarius there will be much debate about the position of the Vernal Equinox and the fixing of the Tropical Horoscope. 


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Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Masturbation.


The only reference to masturbation in the Bible is the story of Onan in Genesis 38.

Onan was said to have "spilled his semen on the ground whenever he went into his brother's wife."  Genesis 38:9 (NRSV)

But this is not the reason why Onan was said to have displeased God.

What displeased God was the fact that by doing so he was failing to "perform the duty of a brother-in-law " [Genesis 38:8 (NRSV)] to Tamar whose husband had died.

It was the custom of the time that a man would marry his brother's widow if the brother died and sire children in his brother's name.

So there is no objection to masturbation in the Bible.

This is a good thing because all men masturbate.
And anyone who says he doesn't is a liar.


[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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