Thursday, 21 June 2018

The Kingdom of God.


A few weeks ago we had the reading from 1 Samuel where the people of Israel wanted a king like other nations.

Previously Israel had been ruled by Judges who were instructed by God Himself.

God says to Samuel, "'they have rejected me from being king over them.'"  1 Samuel 8:7 (NRSV)

This throws a whole new light on the Lord's Prayer where Jesus says, "'Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.'"  Matthew 6:10 (NRSV)

Was Jesus proposing a return to the rule of God?

It is interesting that the early Christian martyrs were mostly executed for refusing to bow down to Caesar.

They insisted that Jesus was their king.

So what does it mean to accept God as king over you?

It means accepting the ways of God which are the ways of mercy and compassion.

And rejecting the ways of the world which are materialistic, self-serving, egotistical, ruthless, cold, hard, and violent.

It means that every decision we make is informed by the Love of God through prayer and devotion.
 
This is what it means to build the Kingdom of God on 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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Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Hearts of Stone.


Contrary to the opinion that hearts of stone are the result of toughness and strength I say that hearts of stone are the result of fear.

So if your heart is hard and unforgiving.

If you are selfish and miserly.

You are most likely afraid.

This is why it is important not to preach fear.

Fear of judgement, fear of punishment for sins, fear of hell create a heart that is cold and hard.

The result is violence and force.

But contact with the true God softens our fears and softens our hearts.

We feel love and compassion.

We care and we help.

We have hearts of flesh.


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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Fear.


There are only two things in the world:

Love and Fear.

Whether directly or indirectly all evil, violence, and hatred in our world comes from fear.

Whether it be deliberate evil chosen as an alternative to a fearful image of God.

Or force and violence in response to fear of hell and damnation.

All these abominations stem from fear.

But God does not punish us.

God is our loving Father.

And a father does not condemn his children.

The traditional image of God as a harsh and vindictive punisher of men and women is false.

It stems from fear.

But "perfect love casts out fear".  1 John 4:18 (NRSV)

The Love of God overcomes our fears.

Love God and love your neighbor.

And your fear will dissolve like the mist.


[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 June 2018

Satanism in the World.


There is Satanism in rock music, sports, and entertainment.

It curses and poisons us.

We are disturbed and distracted.

But it is hidden behind a mask of glamour and celebrity.

It is disguised as harmless fun and pleasure.

But it is not harmless.

Drugs, divorce, depression, hedonism, excess, insanity, suicide.....

All these things derive from Satanism in our world.

And it is from this that we need Salvation.


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Sunday, 17 June 2018

Dogs and Divas.


People who have sold their souls - rock stars, celebrities, sports men and women - believe that because they have paid with their souls they are entitled to fame and fortune and the perfection of their art.

They expect "money for nothing and their chicks for free".

They have confidence in the power of Satan to deliver these things and also to hide them in the darkness.

This is the arena of the dark arts: black magic, witchcraft, and Satanism.

But they are false prophets.

Dogs and divas.

They distract and they disturb.

They divert and they deceive.

So beware!

We have been betrayed.


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Saturday, 16 June 2018

The Beatitudes.


When we first hear the Beatitudes they seem enigmatic, even unreal.

They seem to turn our experience of the world on its head.

But the key to understanding the Beatitudes is that they represent the values of the Kingdom of God not the values of the world.

These are the attitudes and values which come from God.

And it is these that Jesus was attempting to establish on earth.

So as disciples of Jesus of Nazareth we should strive to embody the values of the Kingdom of God,

As set out in the Beatitudes.


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Friday, 15 June 2018

Traditional/Progressive.


The Church has traditionally taught the Fall/Redemption model of Christianity.

That is: we are all condemned because of the Original Sin of Adam and Eve but Jesus has paid the price for our sins on the cross.

We have been told that sex is a sin.

And that we must earn our place in Heaven by doing good works.

It is no coincidence that these good works, as set out in Matthew 25, are accompanied by terrifying threats of damnation.

Progressive Christianity, however, teaches that Jesus commandment was to love.

To love God and love our neighbor.

To love one another as he loved us.

And that Matthew 25 teaches us that everyone is our neighbor.

Many Progressive Christians believe that God does not judge us.

So there can be no hell.

Hell is totally out of character for a loving God.

And God is Love.

So we seek to replace the motivation of fear with a motivation of love.


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Thursday, 14 June 2018

Gay.


What do you see when I say the word Gay?

Do you see an effeminate?

Do you see a prodigal?

Do you see a libertine?

Do you see a devil?

Or:

Do you see a sensitive soul?

Do you see a creative genius?

Do you see a free spirit?

Do you see an angel?


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Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Her Career.


Some women will sell their souls for fame and power.

They will consort with Satanists in our media who will advise them how to sell themselves.

They can be good girls or bad girls.

They can be spiritual divas.

Or they can be sex kittens.

Either way she is promoting her career.


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Tuesday, 12 June 2018

One.


Although countering the negative messages put out by Satanism in our popular culture is worthwhile we should avoid splitting everyone into two camps.

The temptations of Dualism will perpetuate endless conflict between us and them.

Better to be mindful of the fact that all these things are done by people.

And as such we are all equal in the sight of God.

Even those who follow Satan.

God does not battle against them.
Or try to destroy them.

God offers Light to them as He does to others.

They will stop when they see.

God is One.

And so we enlighten everyone.


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Monday, 11 June 2018

Rock Music.


The Religious Right say that all rock music is Satanism.

But they associate this with liberalism and left-wing politics.

This is why they call Obama the Anti-Christ.

But this is to take what rock music presents at face value.

In fact Satanism is right-wing (Nazism) and Orthodoxy backwards.

What they present on the surface is a lure.

Evil is hidden beneath.

For example: peace and love are important teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

Social Justice is a strong aspect of Old Testament prophets.

But rock legends turned peace and love into sex and drugs and rock and roll.

And Social Justice into license.

So they are wrong to treat the Hippies as agents of Satan.

They are the victims of Satan.

And they are wrong to treat Socialism as godless Communism.

Their assumptions have missed the mark.

And they have resulted in much evil in our world.

The time has come to make peace.

We can all pray for that.


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Sunday, 10 June 2018

After-Image.


After spiritual teachers have died their disciples and followers apply their limited knowledge to the memory of that teacher.

This is why the original vision, which is transcendent and free, is subjected to ideas of barter and atonement.

Fantastic stories grow up around them and their message is compromised.

Good News becomes condemnation.

And forgiveness becomes penitence.

The message may even be usurped by the teacher's enemies and modified to meet the needs of the establishment.

In this way the carrot and stick religion of rewards and punishments is re-established as the norm.

They put words into his mouth and write back their Machiavellian philosophy into the legend.

But all of this is a perversion of the original revelation which was good news indeed.

And that news is that we are all forgiven and loved by God.

He does not punish us or judge us.

He loves us like a Father.

And therefore there can be no hell.

Hell is the weapon that the conservative establishment uses to subjugate the masses.

It has nothing to do with God.

God loves us.

And we go to be with Him when we die.


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Saturday, 9 June 2018

Good Works.


If we are acting mostly out of fear of damnation and hell then are our works good at all?

Are we not just spreading fear in the world?

And if we are acting out of compelling mental principles are we not just spreading ideology?

But if we open our hearts and do what our hearts say we will be acting out of love.

And spreading love throughout the world.


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Friday, 8 June 2018

1955.


If Jesus saves.

And the churches were full every Sunday.

Why then was it: "a jungle out there".

Either they were teaching them the wrong things.

Or they were just not doing it.

Or both.


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Thursday, 7 June 2018

Christian Countries.


How could it be that Christian countries claim to support the poor when the majority of the economic development which reached the Millennium Development Goals took place in godless Communist China and idolatrous Hindu India?

Evangelical Christians in America voted for millionaire Donald Trump and called Barak Obama evil.

Donald Trump has just slashed corporate taxes increasing the inequality of wealth in our world.

Obamacare supported health care for the poorest in America.

And yet Christians claim to worship God.

How can they worship God and oppress the poor, and persecute minorities, and call evil good, and good evil*?

Even the Pope was called a Marxist by Fox News.

The rich (Christian) countries of the world must look to their practices and conventions if we are to address poverty in our world.

We need look no further than our own System.


*(See Isaiah 5:20)

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Wednesday, 6 June 2018

I'm Alive!


I am a gay man.

I am sexually active.

And I'm Alive!

By Alive I mean in a loving relationship with God.

Homosexuality is not a sin.

So it does not induce death - i.e. separation from God - if that were possible.

Neither does it warrant hell.

I know that I will go to Heaven when I die.

God has promised this.

And not just me but all gay men.

I am a gay man.

And I'm Alive!


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Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Pharisees.


The Religious Right is made up of Fundamentalists, Evangelicals, Pentecostalists, Orthodox Christians, and some elements of the Catholic and Anglican Churches.

In the story of Jesus the Religious Right is represented by the Pharisees.

And the Pharisees conspired with the dominant power - the Romans - which is now the Corporate Plutocrats - to kill Jesus.

So, far from representing God on earth, the Religious Right has conspired against God to establish their own position of power and privilege in the world.

This can be clearly seen in their attitude to authority.

The first thing they talk to you about is authority.

By which they mean their authority over you.

In the Bible it is the Pharisees who question Jesus about authority.

"'By what authority are you doing these things?  Who gave you this authority to do them?'"  Mark 11:28 (NRSV)

To which Jesus responds with a question: "'Did the baptism of John come from heaven, or was it of human origin?'"  Mark 11:30 (NRSV)

When they answered that they did not know Jesus refused to tell them by what authority he was acting.

So the issue of authority was central to the philosophy of the Pharisees because it was by this authority that they established their power and privilege on earth.

It is the same with the Religious Right. 


[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, 4 June 2018

Voices.


My thesis is that the voices which torment people with schizophrenia are evil.

They come from evil around us in society and work across the collective unconscious.

Rock music is secretly Satanic.

This has been the case from the beginning.

Who was it who told young people to take drugs in the first place?

It was the rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s.

And the mental illness which resulted is not all chemical in nature.

Schizophrenia is a kind of clairaudience.

And the voices they hear are the result of evil which is hidden from us.

So a spiritual approach in conjunction with medication can be helpful.

Prayer and contemplation and study can help to counter negative voices.

Sacred choral music may be helpful.

You may even experience helpful voices.

This may be the key to schizophrenia.

But a word of warning.

Anyone who says that you are possessed by evil spirits is mistaken.

The voices are to do with the collective unconscious and as such relate to real individuals and perceptions around us.

Exorcism is not an appropriate response.

This approach can be quite damaging to people who have voices and hallucinations.

A spiritual blessing may help.

But archaic worldviews will not.

We must stay with modern psychological realities if we are to have any success.

 
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Sunday, 3 June 2018

New Wineskins.


"'And no one puts new wine into old wineskins, otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost, and so are the skins; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins.'"  Mark 2:22 (NRSV)

Just so, we do not seek to preach the new vision to elderly people who are too old to change their ways.

We seek to enlighten young people who have never heard the Good News and can accommodate it without prejudice.

And so we do not preach in church but on the Internet where we can reach fresh minds and 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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Saturday, 2 June 2018

Gold.


An Indian Yogi once said to me, "At the moment you are like a barren field.  But if you strike Gold....."


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Friday, 1 June 2018

What Remains.


Some people say that once you start changing things and getting rid of the negative doctrines of the Church that there will be nothing left.

But this is not true.

Once we replace the rigid rules associated with religion what is left is not nothing.

What remains is the unconditional Love of God.


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Thursday, 31 May 2018

The Church.


Before there can be any religious revival in our world we have to make sure that the Churches are O.K..

It's no use telling people to go back to church if the Churches remain sexist, sex-phobic, homophobic, irrational, dictatorial, unreasonable, and exclusive.

That would do no one any good.

So we have to work to open the Churches to progressive ideas.

Ideas like: dialogue, openness, a healthy image of the body, acceptance of sex, Original Blessing, unconditional love, and the celebration of gay weddings etc.....

Once we have opened up the Churches to these new ideas it will be safe for people to return.

But not before.


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Wednesday, 30 May 2018

The System.


The inequality in our world has become so extreme that now just 8 people own the equivalent of half the world's population (3.6 billion).

1 in 10 people survive on less that $2 per day.

The top 10% consume 60% of the world's resources.

And this is supported by the System:

Shareholders, banks, corporate executive bonuses, accounting procedures, financial privacy conventions,  secrecy, collusion, corruption.....

All these things contribute to inequality.

And if you challenge any of it you are told that it is privileged information protected by privacy laws.

Or you get a letter that is straight out of 1984 - Black/White, New Speak, The Ministry of Truth - designed to hide the truth.

And corporate executives claim ignorance whenever corruption or exploitation is discovered.

"We knew nothing about it."

This is done by subcontracting to companies with dubious business practices and not asking any questions.

And no one ever seems to be charged.

But the major crime is tax avoidance.

Corporations transfer internal revenue to tax havens and pay no tax.

This costs poor countries $100bn per year.

And our governments are cuting foreign aid claiming they don't have the money.

This is blatant corruption.

It is evil.

And it is untenable.

God save us from the System.


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Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Weeds.


In The Parable of Weeds among the Wheat  Jesus says not to gather the weeds, "'for in gathering the weeds you would uproot the wheat along with them.'"  Matthew 13:29 (NRSV)

This means that we should not attack and destroy evil because we would not be able to differentiate between those who are evil and those who are good.

And many Fundamentalist Christians do exactly this.
Especially those who practise Spiritual Warfare.

They attack Hippies and Gays because they are left-wing and liberal and they support right-wing racism and prejudice.

They also support the rich.

So Jesus was quite right to tell his disciples not to uproot evil because they would not have seen clearly enough to do so.

"'You hypocrites, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your neighbor's eye.'"  Matthew 7:5 (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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Monday, 28 May 2018

Yin and Yang.


In the 1980s Generation X suggested that Yin and Yang represented Evil and Good.

This is Satanic nonsense.

Yin and Yang, with their opposing centers, represent something more like Female and Male, or Lunar and Solar.

It was never intended to represent Evil and Good.

This is just one more piece of evidence that Satanism is lies.


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Sunday, 27 May 2018

Avignon.


In his Avignon Quintet Lawrence Durrell created a quincunx of novels.

That is a central book surrounded by four subsidiary books.

The central book is called "Monsieur or The Prince of Darkness".

And in this book the characters visit a remote Egyptian oasis where they are initiated into some sort of Gnostic cult.

The participants have visions of Satan and afterwards their mentors explain that the devil rules the earth and that he is the snake or Kundalini of Yoga.

These are Satanic lies.

The revelations seem fascinating at first but they do not stand the scrutiny of time.

At the end of this central book there is an Envoi - "D - created Blanford - created....."

D is the devil.


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Saturday, 26 May 2018

Kundalini.


In Yoga the power of the Kundalini is represented as a snake.

But Western Satanic magicians have appropriated the power of Kundalini for Satan because in Western mythology the snake is the devil.

This is a gross misinterpretation of the symbolism.

The power of the Kundalini comes from God not the devil.

In India the snake represents the primordial creative power of God.

It has been misinterpreted and misapplied as Satanic nonsense.


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Friday, 25 May 2018

The Last Piece.


The last piece of the puzzle is the knowledge that rock music is disguised Satanism.

Since the 1960s rock stars have been selling their souls and poisoning and betraying everyone.

This evil is disguised in their music and videos.

Peace and love became sex and drugs and rock and roll.

Idealism is dead.

And everyone is distracted.

"Don't have an agenda, just have a good time."

Party, sin, transgress, fxxk.....

This is modern Satanism.

It is spreading through our entertainments and sports.

And we are all in its spell.


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Thursday, 24 May 2018

The Puzzle.


The puzzle of our modern world is a mystery to everyone.

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer.

The Church is dying.

And no one cares.

We are all distracted.

We all consume.

Idealism is dead.

And war rages on.

Government replies are straight out of 1984.

We have no power.

And we are all in the dark.

This, of course, is deliberate.

The rich own our media.
And our politicians.

The hierarchies of the Churches are blind.
They teach human precepts as doctrines.

But God is real.

He does not punish us.
He does not judge us.

He loves us like His children.

He is beautiful and transcendent.
Wholly good and wholly benevolent.

The carrot and stick religion of rewards and punishments has more to do with maintaining worldly authority and power than divine authority and sovereignty.

Open your eyes!

Turn off the T.V. and learn about the true religion.

Which is Love.


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Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Death.


The reason that Shakespeare and others referred to sexual orgasm as death was because in sexual orgasm we transcend the self - i.e. we die to self.

Now dying to self was a good thing - it was a Christian virtue that led to serving God.

But Satanic magicians have usurped this term and applied it as death to God as St.Paul described:

"For the wages of sin is death."  Romans 6:23 (NRSV)

Thus associating sexual orgasm with sin.

This is a gross misuse of language.

A deliberate lie.

Which is designed to damn everyone.

So ignore any suggestion that sex is death to God.

Sex is death to self which is a great virtue.


[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, 22 May 2018

Black World.


For thirty years the political and popular landscape has been dominated by corporate ideology.

Sack staff, cut taxes, bash unions, blame the left, persecute minorities, cut immigration, cut foreign aid and oppose the United Nations, avoid taxation, exploit labor, force wages down, work harder, cut welfare, support war, romanticize the military, push nationalism.....

And all their workers wearing black.

Any questioning is deflected with jargon that would rival 1984's Black/White and New Speak.

We have no power any more.

Our politicians are firmly is the hands of the plutocrats.

We no longer live in a democracy.

We live in a corporate plutocracy.

And we're well and truly sick of it.


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Monday, 21 May 2018

Pseudo.


Why is it that in this post-modern age so much of the language in our popular culture is pseudo-religious.

From rock music to headlines, from movies and literature to T.V. - the language is saturated with religious references.

The secret behind this phenomenon is the covert practise of Satanism by rock stars and celebrities including sports men and women.

Our popular media has been secretly infiltrated by those who have sold out to the devil.

And they do the devil's work.
Or so they believe.

Temptation, corruption, violence, evil.....

All these things derive from popular entertainment.

Even children's entertainment is affected.

So don't just swallow this whole.

Learn to discriminate and analyse what you see and hear.


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Sunday, 20 May 2018

The Answer.


You should not be surprised when I say that violence is caused by fear.

Psychology has long known that fear triggers the fight or flight response.

So fear can make us attack.

The answer then is to allay people's fears.

And how do we allay people's fears?

With Love.


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Saturday, 19 May 2018

The Problem.


The way of knowledge will say that ignorance is the problem.

The way of altruism will say that ego is the problem.

The way of enlightenment will say that darkness is the problem.

The way of works will say that selfishness is the problem.

But I say that the way is the way of love.

And fear is the problem.


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Friday, 18 May 2018

Twice Hell.


By inciting Generation X to damn Hippies and Gays Ronald Reagan made them twice the sons and daughters of hell.


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Thursday, 17 May 2018

Thieves.


After I am dead no doubt the powers that be will put words into my mouth and claim that I was some sort of Orthodox Conservative who believed in judgement, punishment, the devil, and hell.

But these are lies.

And those who say them are thieves.


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Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Cheap Trick.


The trick of Satanic rock music in our popular culture is to look like what we believe in or aspire to and then to sabotage any good, ideals, or progress we may have made.

They tempt and pervert us.

They corrupt and disturb us.

They lead us astray.

Then they curse us to hell.

This applies to all rock music and popular music in our culture.  But it is cleverly disguised.

We are being deceived.

We are being betrayed.

We are blinded and distracted.

We are ripped-off and blamed.

We would be better off without it.


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Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Books.


In the Koran the Jews are called People of the Book.

But Muslims could just as easily be called People of the Book. 

In fact we are all People of the Book be it scripture or philosophy, sutra or manifesto, ideology or idolatry, even fiction.....

But the problem with books is that although they may contain fragments of truth they also contain errors.

And these errors result in conflict and violence, even war and bloodshed.

Assumptions of infallibility are obsolete.

We must read our books with discrimination.

For example any suggestion of Divine violence, punishment, terror, or torture should be questioned.

Any unlikely claims or statements should be put to the test.

At first we doubt that words have been put into the mouths of prophets, even the mouth of God.

But evidence from modern scholarship would suggest that this is exactly what has happened.

Traditions arise from commentaries on the scriptures and are enforced as if they were words of scripture itself.

So read with discrimination.

Ask yourself, "Why has the author written in this way?"

And you may be closer to the truth. 


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Monday, 14 May 2018

Me.


The problem with most New Age Gurus is that they concentrate on me.

They tell you how to get what you want out of life.

But this is merely mind games.

And it does not work.

They will tell you that you can control what is in your life by your own thoughts.

But this is not true.

It is an abuse of Eastern meditation techniques.

Replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts helps us to cope with the stress and suffering of life.

But suggesting that we can control what comes into our life by our thoughts is folly.

It won't happen.

They are just telling you what you want to hear.

And making a lot of money out of it.

So don't listen to New Age Gurus who tell you you can get what you want out of life.

It simply won't happen.

Spiritual development is about what we give.

And not just giving so we can receive.

It has been said that to be loved is good but to love is better.

Give love.

And turn for Home.


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Sunday, 13 May 2018

God's Favor.


God does not favor one person over another.

God does not favor one nation over another.

God does not favor one race over another.

God is the God of all.

And all peoples have experiences of God.

So all peoples should look to their religions and find the heart of their teachings.

Then we will truly be His sons and daughters.


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Saturday, 12 May 2018

Killers.


Why would you follow a rock band called The Killers?


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Curses.


In the temples of the ancient world there were stone tablets called curse tablets.

These were requests addressed to the god to curse a person's enemies for whatever reason.

We also find this in the Bible:

God says to Abraham, "I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you, I will curse."  Genesis 12:3 (NRSV)

This thinking is also evident in the Psalms where David repeatedly calls on God to destroy his enemies.

But this is a serious misunderstanding of the nature of God.

God does not curse anyone.

God is a constant blessing to all people.

The idea that God will bless you and curse your enemies is false thinking.

It comes about through humankind's dualistic thinking.

But God is One.

A blessing to us all.


[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 May 2018

The Enemy.


Far from our enemy being the Religious Right or the Corporate Plutocrats our enemy is fear.

It is fear that drives these conservative elements to oppose and attack God's messengers.

Fear of God, fear of poverty, fear of failure, fear of justice, fear of the masses.....

These fears underpin their policies and actions.

So to overcome the darkness which has engulfed us we must look to the fears which lie under aggression and violence.

Only then will we have Peace.


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Thursday, 10 May 2018

Backwards.


If you want proof of the effects of Satanism in rock music, sports, and popular entertainment:

Everyone's caps are on backwards and the churches are empty.


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Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Weep!


Wars in the Middle East.

Starvation in Africa.

Persecution in Russia.

Genocide in Asia.

Slavery everywhere.

Inequality and injustice.

Evil in the darkness.

Weep!


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Tuesday, 8 May 2018

David.


In the Psalms David describes his experience of God.

He echoes Moses in Psalm 145:

"The Lord is gracious and merciful,
slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love."  Psalm 145:8 (NRSV)

But, like Moses, David believed that God punishes the wicked.

"The Lord watches over all who love him,
but all the wicked he will destroy."  Psalm 145:20 (NRSV)

This is the expectation of Natural Justice which human beings have projected onto God.

But God does not destroy the wicked.

His mercy and forgiveness extend even to those we call evil.

For they also are sons and daughters of God.


[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, 7 May 2018

Aquarius and Scorpio.


It is important that we separate the influences of Aquarius and Scorpio.

The Aquarius Stellium* of February 1962 was thought by many to be the herald of the Age of Aquarius.

This stellium had Neptune at 13° Scorpio - the accursed degree of the accursed sign.

Neptune governs music and the rock music which was born in the early sixties was infected with covert Satanism.  Scorpio governs hidden things and evil influences.

But because this chart contained a stellium of planets in Aquarius rock music was associated with Aquarius.

Also the Uranus/Pluto conjunction which dominated the 1960s tended to confuse the influences of the two planets.  Uranus governs Aquarius and Pluto governs Scorpio.

Aquarius governs: astrology, homosexuality, freedom, altruism, technology, the future, the new, the original.....

Scorpio governs: secrets, death, violence, hate, evil, chaos, and sex.

Many of the negative manifestations of the Rock Era can be traced to Scorpio.

Rock music contains the influences of both Aquarius and Scorpio.

It is our task to separate these two influences.

And eliminate hate and evil from modern music forever.


*A stellium is a large group of planets in one sign.

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Sunday, 6 May 2018

Relative.


Rather than saying that what he says is relative.

We should say that he is a relative.

If God is our Father.

Then everyone is a relative.


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Saturday, 5 May 2018

Add Up.


In my experience anyone who thinks that because they are doing God's work in the world God will supply money to finance it is in serious trouble.

It has to add up.

God will not produce money out of mid-air to fund what we presume He wants us to do.

Even if we are doing what He wants us to do it still has to add up.

So don't imagine that the Church cannot go bankrupt.

With dwindling numbers and no new members the Church is in serious financial trouble.

It must be downsized.
Expensive properties must be sold.

Real estate must be rationalized.
Churches must be closed.

There will be a remnant.

But it still has to add up.


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Friday, 4 May 2018

God's Church.


Only about 5% of God's priests and ministers are involved in child sexual abuse.

A further 20% may be involved in inappropriate relationships with women or men.

But the sexual abuse scandals besmirch the whole of God's Church and even God Himself.

The fact that the hierarchy of the Church tried to protect the name of the Church rather than deal with sexual abuse according to the law is a secondary matter.

But the fact remains that 75% of priests and ministers are good, law abiding citizens.

It is unfair of society to condemn the whole of God's Church for the actions of a minority.

With the cry of Bring down the Patriarchy the Church is dying a slow death.

Churches are empty across the whole of the Western World.

But what will replace it?

If God tries to revive His Church you will say that it is a bankrupt institution.

Young people won't go near it.

So we are at the mercy of evil.

Corporate plutocrats enslave us.

Rock stars betray us.

Politicians ignore us.

The only answer is to make the public aware of the 75% of God's Church that is good.

And ask for the forgiveness of society. 


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