Monday, 15 October 2018

Honest John.


"'He will turn many of the people of Israel to the Lord their God.  With the spirit and the power of Elijah he will go before him, to turn the hearts of parents to their children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, to make ready a people prepared for God.'"  Luke 1:16.17 (NRSV)

This was the prophecy of the Archangel Gabriel to Zechariah the father of John the Baptist.

"And the crowds asked him, 'What then should we do?'  In reply he said to them, 'Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none, and whoever has food must do likewise.'  Even tax-collectors came to him to be baptized, and they asked him, 'Teacher, what should we do?'  He said to them. 'Collect no more than the amount prescribed for you.'  Soldiers also asked him, 'And we, what should we do?'  He said to them, 'Do not extort money from anyone by threats or false accusations, and be satisfied with your wages.'"  Luke 3:10-14 (NRSV)

So John's message, which was to prepare the people for the coming Messiah, was one of  basic honesty and charity.

People were not to hoard things for themselves which could be shared with others who had nothing.

And people in positions of authority were not to extort money from others by stealth or by threats.

John's message was one of equality and integrity.

Obvious qualities which could be emulated today.

We have lost sight of basic honesty in this winner-take-all world.

Money and profit justify anything.

All's fair in love and war.

The end justifies the means.

And corruption is in the interests of the shareholders.

We are living in a time of intense darkness.

Darkness which hides greed, corruption, and murder.

The time has come to turn to the Light.

To expose the evil practices of the Fathers.

And to turn their hearts to their children - their workers and their employees.

Not to treat them as the enemy but to love and provide for them as if they were their own children.

We must abandon all notions of superiority.

We must reject all dishonest practices.

We must overcome our fears.

And open our hearts to God and to the people.


[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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Sunday, 14 October 2018

Kill.


"But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves 'This is the heir, let us kill him and get his inheritance.'"  Matthew 21:38 (NRSV)

The impulse to kill is inspired by jealousy.

And jealousy is fear.


[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, 13 October 2018

Whitewash.


What the Right-Wing Plutocrats do is black and white.

Following the example of Satanic rock musicians they whitewash themselves and blacken their enemies.

Following the example of Ronald Reagan they manipulate both Satanism and Religion.

They use the backwards magic of Satanism to scapegoat innocent gays and Hippies and Left-Wing Politicians.

And they use the Holy Spirit to hide their guilt by enlisting the blessing of their political allies in Religion.

But while people allow their perceptions to be manipulated in this way the Plutocrats will not desist from their evil practices.

Light comes from God.

And it is by His Light that we will see.

See that our perceptions are reversed.

And the guilty and the corrupt rule our world.


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Friday, 12 October 2018

No One Can See Us.


"Then he said to me, 'Mortal, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the dark, each in his room of images?  For they say, "The Lord does not see us, the Lord has forsaken the land."'"  Ezekiel 8:12 (NRSV)

And so it is today - the Fathers plot and plan against the people and the Will of God.

"The shepherds also have no understanding,
they have all turned to their own way.
to their own gain, one and all."  Isaiah 56:11 (NRSV)

So now they plot to enslave the people for their own gain.

They say, "No one can see us, God has forsaken the Earth."

And they conspire with evil in the darkness.

Corporate Plutocrats and Satanic rock stars. 

Subliminal propaganda and black magic.

Controlling the unconscious for power and profit.

Each in his chamber of images.

Hidden from sight.

But God can see them.

He knows what they are doing.

And he wishes to bring His Light and His Salvation.

Not to destroy but to Redeem.

Not to kill but to restore to Life!

So pray for the Salvation of the guilty and of the Fathers.

Pray for an end to their evil machinations.

Pray for them to overcome their fears.

And have faith in the Living God!

For He will provide.

And open their hearts.


[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, 11 October 2018

Satan Rules O.K..


Not!

The society created by the rule of the rich and the dominance of the darkness is not O.K..

We are powerless.

We are helpless.

We are distracted.

We are deceived.

We are poisoned.

We are wrecked.

The negative messages hidden in rock music and popular entertainment sabotage our happiness and kill any spiritual aspirations.

Better to turn them off and pray for deliverance.


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Wednesday, 10 October 2018

The Kingdom of Heaven.


"'From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and the violent take it by force.'"  Matthew 11:12 (NRSV)

This is the way that the world responds to the Good News - to take it by force and violence.

But what is force and violence but fear.

Fear of poverty, fear of starvation, fear of work.....

This is the motivation of the rich and powerful.

They think that they can win by force and violence.

And it was with force and violence that they crucified Jesus.

But death is not the end.

On the third day God resurrected Jesus and raised him to Eternal Life!


[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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Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Gentleness.


The philosophy of God is gentleness.

Jesus said, "'Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble of heart'"  Matthew 11:29 (NRSV)

God is all those things that the world is not.

God is considerate.

God is reliable.

God requites our love.

God listens.

God helps.

If we can reflect these things then we are creating the Kingdom of God on Earth.

This is how we make a difference.


[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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