Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Wars.


When we think of all the wars and revolutions that have been fought in our world.   Because there is not enough love.

We realize that each new regime is always subject to the same temptations of human nature as the old regime.

And the corruptions of power and privilege merely repeat themselves.

And when we think of all the ideologies and isms of our world.

We realize that they all have failed for the same reasons.

Until we find Love.

Love leads us to the other.

Love inspires us to sacrifice for the other.

Love cares about the other.

Only Love will overcome our fears.

Only Love will save us.

And when the Prince of Peace came prophesying Love they crucified him.

Those in power and privilege - the current regime - stripped and killed Jesus out of fear.

Fear of losing their privileges.

Fear of losing their power.

Fear of hell.

So if we address the fears of our current regime and treat them as human beings perhaps we can avoid conflict.

The only thing which casts out fear is Love.

So instead of attacking our enemies we should love them.

And cast out their fears.


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Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Left.


Right-wing churchgoers may tell you that the left-hand path leads to hell.

They associate left with sin and evil.

They associate left with the senses and sex.

So that all pleasure is condemned.

You will also find this in Eastern religions.

Condemnation of the senses and desire is common in Buddhism and Yoga.

But God does not condemn sensual pleasure.

Pleasure is an integral part of nature and creation.

It may be suggested that we practise moderation - the Middle Path - but sensual pleasure is not banned.

If there is a left-hand path it is the way of the heart.
And this leads directly to God and to Heaven.


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Monday, 28 November 2016

False Prophets.


What appears on the surface to be wisdom and compassion and spirituality, what seems sensible and liberating, is in fact the opposite.

Rock superstars set themselves up as saviours, even gods.
They call themselves dogs (that's gods backwards).
They say, "We shall be as gods."
They feign compassion and they fake enlightenment.

Invariably this involves the use of drugs.

Any rock star who tells you to use drugs to gain enlightenment is a fake.

Drugs are used by Satanists in their rituals.  As described by Aleister Crowley.

Drugs are banned by Eastern religious authorities.

So if you use drugs and practise Yoga or Buddhism you may experience damnation.

This is deliberate sabotage.

Rock stars set us up from the beginning.

They sold their souls and they sold us down the river.

They are evil and malicious.

They are false prophets.


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Sunday, 27 November 2016

Death Wish.


The beautiful children are cursed.

Sex and drugs and rock and roll brings with it a death wish.

And this is no coincidence.

Death is the basis of the black magic and Satanism which is hidden in rock music.

Think Death Metal, think Megadeath etc....

But it is not only Heavy Metal groups which practise Satanism.

All rock musicians embrace it whether overtly or covertly.

So be aware that the culture of decadence and excess which derives from rock music is evil and leads to death.


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Saturday, 26 November 2016

Luke.


The story of The Woman Caught in Adultery appears in the Gospel of John Chapter 8 (NRSV) but there is a footnote which says that some sources place it near the end of the Gospel of John or after Luke 21:38.

The most likely placement for this story is in the Gospel of Luke.

I base my assessment on the nature of the story and its relationship to the parables which only appear in Luke: The Good Samaritan and The Prodigal Son.

Luke was a gentile and his Gospel is more inclusive than the other three.

Other differences in Luke make it the most compatible Gospel with our modern progressive values.

The Woman Caught in Adultery is an example of this compatibility.


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Friday, 25 November 2016

Grunge.


We all remember grunge music.

It goes with jeans and t-shirts.
it goes with blokes.
It goes with couch potatoes.
it goes with Generation Y.

But grunge music is evil.

It is blasphemous and filthy.
It pushes drugs.
It glorifies sin.

So stay away from grunge music.

If you don't want to feel grungy.


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Thursday, 24 November 2016

One Person 3.


If I can convince one person to open his heart to God and to neighbor so that he experiences the joy and peace that come with the Love of God then all  my efforts will be worthwhile.


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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

One Person 2.


If I can reach one gay person and show him that God does not hate him but loves him as he is and that He will welcome him into Heaven when he dies then all my efforts will be worthwhile.


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Tuesday, 22 November 2016

One Person 1.


If by revealing the Satanism which is hidden in our music and entertainment I can save one person the pain and suffering which many of my generation have experienced then all my efforts will be worthwhile.


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Monday, 21 November 2016

Wages.


"The wages of sin is death."  Romans 6:23a (NRSV)

Death to God.

This is what they believe.

So they encourage you to sin in the hope that it will lead to death and hell.

Listen closely to the lyrics of rock songs.
Look closely at the images in rock videos.

You will find sin and death, even hell there.

Everything is going up in flames.

This is hell-fire.

Black. Darkness. Night.

All these things are evil.

They want you in the power of evil.

But the devil is not real.

He is just an illusion.

But their malice and sabotage remain.

We are cursed.

So unplug your earphones and throw away your C.D.s and D.V.D.s.

Pray to God.

And He will deliver you.

[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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Yesterday.


Why did the world's most famous rock band bring out an album with a photograph of themselves covered in bloody meat and headless babies?

You may well ask.


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Sunday, 20 November 2016

Aleister Crowley.


Why do rock bands acknowledge Aleister Crowley?

His saying: "Do what you will" was a catch-cry for rock bands in the 1960s and 1970s.

But Aleister Crowley was a black magician and Satanist who advised people how to make pacts with the devil.

Hardly the sort of person you would want to emulate.

His followers were accused of killing babies in their Satanic death rituals.

It is no secret that rock bands follow him.
One famous rock band even lived in his house.
And it was reported that the son of the lead singer in this band died in some kind of Satanic ritual.

So don't take rock music at face value.

There may be evil hidden beneath.


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Saturday, 19 November 2016

Gay Heaven.


Do sexually active gay men go to Heaven?

Of course they do.

Despite what some religious people may tell you I can state categorically that gay men go to Heaven.

How do I know this?

Because God has spoken to me and promised us Heaven.

Gay people are not condemned by God.

They are more in keeping with the martyrs than the damned.

Friday, 18 November 2016

Imperialism.


As we saw with the British Empire now we are seeing the U.S.A. imposing its monoculture on everyone.

This includes its religion.

American Evangelical Fundamentalism with its intolerance, judgementalism, and tough-guy approach and with its gay scapegoat is spreading around the globe.

But this is not some modern religious revival it is merely the influence of the dominant culture in our world.

I would suggest that they look to their own sins before pointing the finger at minority groups.


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Thursday, 17 November 2016

Noble.


There have been many noble homosexuals throughout history:

T. E. Lawrence, Virginia Wolfe, Tchaikovsky, Shakespeare, Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Richard the Lionheart, King David, Socrates and Sappho.....

The city states of ancient Greece embraced homosexuality without exception.

Their art, literature, and religion contain many beautiful examples of homosexual love.

So we should not be deterred by modern negativity.

Homosexuality can be an expression of the most pure and uplifting human nobility.


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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Seek God.


Satanism seeks to addict you to drugs, alcohol, sex, food, pleasure, thrills, shopping, watching, listening.....

Anything which will distract you and cost you money.

We have grown used to their constant malice.
We think it is normal.

But life should be so much better than this.

A relationship with God brings joy, peace, hope, happiness, and love.....

We are lifted up and restored to health.

We are forgiven; we are saved.

We are loved.

God does not punish us.

God seeks our well-being.

God cares.

So do not seek the glittering prizes of the world.

Seek God.

And the rest will follow.


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Tuesday, 15 November 2016

First Steps.


The first steps we must take to create a better world are:

1.  To make the multi-national corporations pay tax in the countries in which they make their profits.

2.  To get the teachings of the religions right by eliminating negative doctrines and creating positive ones.

3.  To make it known that rock music and popular culture contain covert Satanism and black magic which is cursing everyone.

4.  To commence dialogue with hostile forces in an attempt to reduce conflict in our world.

If we concentrate on these first steps we will be heading in the right direction.


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Monday, 14 November 2016

Status Quo.


We are guardians of the status quo.

We endorse our wealthy lifestyles at the expense of those who are starving.

We sail by those who are drowning on our pleasure cruises.

We take our dividends and ask no questions.

We rationalize our privileges.

And we call ouselves Christians.


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Sunday, 13 November 2016

Pleasure Cruises.


My magazines and web sites are full of advertising for expensive pleasure cruises and holidays.

Is it any wonder that people in the Third World become radicalized when we ignore their plight and indulge in these luxuries.

We cannot expect to go on expensive holidays twice a year.

People are starving.
People are drowning in the sea.
Children are being kidnapped.

And don't tell me you're helping their economies.
That's a cop-out.
How many countries mired in poverty have you visited?
It is not their economies you are aiding.
You aid the rich countries where you can live in luxury.

It is time for us to realize that we cannot sustain our wealthy lifestyles in the face of poverty and war.

We must share our wealth with those who are starving.


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Saturday, 12 November 2016

Slavery.


As recently as the 19th Century slavery, especially in America, was supported by many Christians.

They quoted passages in the Bible to justify their use of slaves.

It is the same today with homosexuality.

Christians quote passages in the Bible to support their prejudice and discrimination.

In the future these Christians will be viewed in the same way as those Christians who used the Bible to support slavery.


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Friday, 11 November 2016

Left-Handed.


As late as the last century people who were born left-handed were forced to use their right hand for writing etc..

This was because the left hand was associated with the devil and left-handedness was thought to be evil.

It is the same with homosexuality in the modern world.
Right-wing Evangelical Christians and others think that homosexuality is of the devil and evil.  Therefore they force them to change.

This is nothing but torture.
It is the modern equivalent of the ignorance regarding left-handedness.

In the future homosexuality will be considered no more abnormal than left-handedness.

It will be just another variety of God's good creation.


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Thursday, 10 November 2016

Preparing a Place.


"'I go to prepare a place for you.'" John 14:2c (NRSV)

What will it take to prepare a place for you in the Church?

First of all there must be a willingness within the Church to change.

If we stick stubbornly to the way things have always been done the Church will die.  Because this way has been rejected.

What must we be prepared to change?

The Church's attitude towards sexuality must change.
We must develop a healthy attitude which views sex, including homosexual sex, as a natural part of God's good creation.

We must reinterpret the Bible as a narrative which utilises many styles including: myth, history, poetry, and metaphor.

We must reconcile scripture with the realities of science.

We must replace negative doctrines with positive ones.

We must free our minds from all hatred and prejudice.

But most of all we must open our hearts and give love to those who come. Because it is through love that we are saved.

"God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them."  1 John 4:16b (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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Wednesday, 9 November 2016

U.S.A.


"This was the guilt of your sister Sodom, she and her daughters had pride, excess of food, and prosperous ease, but did not aid the poor and needy." Ezekiel 16:49 (NRSV)

No mention of homosexuality.

And yet this sounds strangely familiar.

It describes the U.S.A..

Pride, excess of food, and prosperous ease.
Not aiding the poor and needy.

In the U.S.A. the minimum wage is so low that people have to work 3 and 4 jobs just to survive.

They have little unemployment relief and no public health system.

"Was not your sister Sodom a byword in your mouth in the day of your pride."  Ezekiel 16:56 (NRSV)

And yet the religious right in the U.S.A. has made homosexuality a scapegoat.  Claiming that the Bible condemns it.

I would suggest that they look to their own sins before pointing the finger at minority groups like gays and lesbians.

"I will restore their fortunes, the fortunes of Sodom and her daughters and the fortunes of Samaria and her daughters, and I will restore your own fortunes along with theirs."  Ezekiel 16:53 (NRSV)

"As for your sisters, Sodom and her daughters shall return to their former state, Samaria and her daughters shall return to their former state, and you and your daughters shall return to your former state."  Ezekiel 16:55 (NRSV)

This is the promise of God - to restore the fortunes of Sodom.

So don't make homosexuality a scapegoat based on Biblical injunctions.

It may not mean what you think.


[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, 8 November 2016

At First Sight.


When right-wing Christians first realized that rock music was a vehicle for Satanism they took everything at face value.

By that I mean that they called peace and love and socialism Satanic.

What they failed to realize was that rock Satanism wears a mask.

What appears on the surface may not be overtly Satanic.

For example a certain famous rock band brought out an album with a pure white cover but the songs on the album were dark and disturbing - Satanism was hidden in the music.

But it was not the pure whiteness of the cover that was Satanic - this was to mislead you - the Satanism lay beneath.

So don't just reject the positive values of the 1960s and 1970s because their rock bands were Satanic.

You may be throwing out the baby with the bathwater.


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Monday, 7 November 2016

Smear Campaign.


When Ronald Reagan was elected one of the first things he did was change the name of Cape Kennedy back to Cape Canaveral.

Then rumours started to appear about J.F.K.'s personal life - his affairs with women etc. - and the icon of 1960s left-wing idealism was besmirched forever.

I believe that this was part of Reagan's political campaign against the Baby-Boomers.

A victory march for Vietnam veterans followed.

And the idealism of the Baby-Boomer generation was labelled political correctness.

We were called wrong-headed and reconstructed under intense intimidation from Generation X.

When Barack Obama was elected there was renewed interest in Martin Luther King Jn. and the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

It will be interesting to see what happens after the next presidential election in the United States.


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Sunday, 6 November 2016

A New Reformation.


In the past the Church has preached good works to earn a place in Heaven.

And sins, especially sexual sins, will land you in hell forever.

This kept everyone in line and maintained the power of the Church.

But modern educated people would not be bullied in this way.

They left the Church in droves.

The child sexual abuse scandals were just the straw that broke the camel's back.

It is time for a New Reformation of the Church.

A reformation which returns to the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

Jesus taught Love.

Love God and love your neighbour.

Forgiveness, mercy, compassion, charity, and peace.....

All these things derive from the teachings of Jesus.

The Church will have to give up its big stick - hell - and return to the original position of servant.

The Church is there to serve the community not to rule over it.

The Church is a servant not a master.

All too often the Church has assumed the position of master in order to gain power over humanity.

But Jesus said, "'whoever wishes to be great among you must be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you must be your slave.'"   Matthew 20: 26b,27 (NRSV)

So the Church must change.

It must move on from the Machiavellian carrot and stick religion of the past and preach the Gospel of Love.


[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, 5 November 2016

The Alternative.


If you are sick of feeling rotten and negative.
If you keep trying but nothing works.
If you have given up.

There is an alternative.

The negative influences in your life come from rock music, T.V., movies, and sports.

Turn them off.
Throw them away.

There is a positive spiritual influence available to you.

Go into your room.
Close the door.
And pray.

God will hear you.

And He will answer.


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Corruption.


It would seem a simple thing to change the international tax laws to make multi-national corporations pay tax in the countries in which they make their profits.

This would not only benefit Third World countries but Western governments would be able to wipe out debt and finance their welfare commitments.

But the governments of the world are not doing anything.

Why is this?

Corruption.

The people in power in our world's governments have their fingers in the till.  They benefit from tax evasion practises themselves and most are captive to the very corporations which would be affected by changes to the laws.

So what can we do?

We can vote for candidates who say they are committed to tax reform. But there is no guarantee that when they get elected they will do what they have promised.

Most of the politicians who are in power now have promised to reform corporate tax laws.  But they are not doing it.

Letters pledging commitment to these reforms are not worth the paper they are written on.

People are fed up.

Fed up with lies and corruption.    


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Friday, 4 November 2016

Cold.


Some people say that Church men and women are cold, that they are unfriendly, standoffish, and judgemental.

The reason for this is fear.

Traditionally the Church has taught us to fear God, to fear sex, to fear sin, and to fear difference.

And this leads to hearts of stone.

But if you open your heart to God and to others you will gain a heart of flesh - a heart that loves human beings, even strangers and aliens.

So open your heart and love God and others.


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Thursday, 3 November 2016

Good News and Bad News.


There's good news and bad news.

I'll tell you the bad news first:

We are all caught in a gigantic Satanic conspiracy.
Our music, T.V., movies, literature, and sports have all been infiltrated by people who have sold their souls to the devil and practise black magic and Satanism.

They use the mass media to spread their evil web.

This is not immediately apparent because most of this is done on the unconscious level with backtracking and subliminal images.

Many of the people involved are famous rock stars, actors and directors, and sports men and women.

But there is good news:

God can rescue you from these dark arts.

We are forgiven and we are saved.

He will wipe away our tears.

And admit us to Heaven.

Go into your room and close the door.

Pray to God with a sincere heart.

And He will answer you.


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Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Hang-Ups.


An Indian Guru once said to me, "When you join a religious group you may actually develop some problems you didn't have before."

I now realize that he was referring to sex.

Having grown up in the 1960s and 1970s I had quite a healthy, open-minded attitude to sex.

Since returning to the Church in 1989. however, I have discovered that the institution still harbors serious fears about sex, especially homosexual sex.

This is backed up by its inverse - modern Satanism - which infects much of our poular culture.

So we cop it from both sides.

The problem in the Christian Churches derives from the writings of St. Paul.

Paul came from a strict sect of ascetic Pharisees and his problems with sex came from there.

Jesus did not condemn sex.
He saved the woman taken in adultery (John 8:1-11).
And he forgave the sinful woman who annointed his feet (Luke 8:36-50).

He was known for eating with sinners and forgiving their sins.

So why is the Church still obsessed with sex?

There are numerous doctrines based on fear of sex:
Repression of the passions.
All is clouded by desire.
The body of death.
The enemy of the spirit.
Animal instincts.
Evolution from animals to angels.
Even bartering sex in exchange for heaven.

These theories are a blight on human philosophy and betray their origins in fear.

The time has come to leave them behind and move forward into a future of freedom.


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Tuesday, 1 November 2016

A Theory of Everything.


Scientists are seeking a theory of everything.

They have proposed a universal field in which matter develops.

What could this field be?

Some call it the Mind of God.

But I say: "Could it be Love?"

The basic root of all human existence is Love.

This is also true of animals.

Even plants and trees seem to respond to Love.

Could the attractive force which forms stars be Love?

Some say God is Love.

So could it be that the unifying field which creates the whole universe is Love?


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