Sunday, 19 August 2018

Shangri-La.


All human beings long for Shangri-La.

The lost kingdom of mysticism, harmony, longevity, and happiness.

And so it is with the Kingdom of God.

We must act out the values of the Kingdom of God as described in the Beatitudes.

Then the Kingdom will appear amidst the kingdoms of the world.

And we will be free.


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Saturday, 18 August 2018

Obstacle.


Although most Progressive Christians agree that unconditional love is the key to the New Paradigm.

I believe that there is a negative spiritual and psychic influence which must be overcome if we are to develop spiritually.

Satanism in rock music and popular culture poisons us and sabotages our spiritual quest.

This is darkness, death, and evil.

And it saturates our media.

This holds us back, turns us away. and blocks our way.

So unplug your earphones and turn off the T.V..

Listen to sacred classical music.

And meditate on the scriptures.

Then you will begin to move towards the Light.


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Friday, 17 August 2018

Devil-Worship.


And this is why rock stars and celebrities who have turned against God and His Church will be exonerated.

Because they have rejected a false image of God.

The traditional image of God as a harsh judge and punisher of men and women.

God is seen as such a bastard that even Satan seems more reasonable.

They turn to the devil and do his work in the world.

Or so they think.

For there is no devil in reality.

Only God's Love.


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Thursday, 16 August 2018

The Dark Arts.


The followers of Satan practise the dark arts.

Rock stars, celebrities, and sportsmen who have sold their souls push negativity, harm, and poison.

They deal in negations, curses, and darkness.

They stress the negative interpretations of your astrological signs and planets.

They steal and they sabotage.

They do this in the belief that this backwards religion is somehow powerful magic.

They hope for a reward from Satan himself.

This is the basis of their irrational practices.

But this has no basis in reality.

There is no devil.

No dark powers.

Their harmful practices are in vain.

For there is only one supernatural power.

That is God.

And He is good.


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Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Be the Difference.


"Be the difference you want to make in the world."

This quote is attributed to Mahatma Gandhi.

Although it is not exactly what he said it is good advice none the less.

And this is how it is with the Kingdom of God.

We must be the Beatitudes.

Then we will be the Kingdom of God.

Otherwise we reflect the values of the world as taught by the mass-media.

And the Kingdom of God is lost.


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Tuesday, 14 August 2018

The Kingdom Of God.


Christians have long sought the Kingdom of God.

But what is this mysterious Kingdom?

The Church has traditionally taught that membership of the institutional Church equates to the Kingdom of God.

But this conflicts with the Beatitudes which set out the values of the Kingdom.

The Church has all too often not reflected these values.

Jesus said, "'the kingdom of God is among you.'"  Luke 17:21 (NRSV)

But I say if you practise the values of the Kingdom - mercy, compassion, and love - then you are in the Kingdom of God.

In this way the Kingdom of God exists among the kingdoms of the world but does not reflect the values of the world.

And "If God is for us who is against us?"  Romans 8:31 (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, 13 August 2018

Life-Wish.


Popular music and entertainment contains a hidden death-wish.

The desperate pleasure-seeking and self-destructive substance abuse encouraged in venues and pubs and in our popular culture leads to a burnt-out emptiness.

But faith can lead us to a life-wish.

Love for the real God is life and health.

To be enfolded in His loving embrace is to love life and goodness.

"What has come into being in him was life, and the life was the light of all people.  The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it."  John 1:3-5 (NRSV)

"'I am the bread of life.'"  John 6:48 (NRSV)

"Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city."  Revelation 22:1,2 (NRSV)

So throw away your death music and come out of the darkness.

Love God and love your neighbor.

Your love will be requited.

And your heart will be alive!


[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, 12 August 2018

Healthy.


Rather than abstaining from sex out of fear we should be cultivating a healthy attitude towards sex in general, and homosexuality in particular.

Satanism in rock music, sports, and entertainment is obsessed with sex.

But Satanism's attitude to sex is negative.

It teaches that sex is bad and filthy and that you deserve to be punished with hell.

Hence the Hellfire Club and images of flames associated with sex.

Satanism also teaches that all sex is of the devil.

But this is a blatant lie.

Sex was created by God.

It is the propagation of life itself.

And as the creator of new life sex is intimately associated with God.

So we should not abstain from sex in order to be spiritual but we should cultivate a healthy attitude which normalizes sex and homosexuality as an aspect of God.


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Saturday, 11 August 2018

Heaven.


At first when I read the parable of The Laborers in the Vineyard  I thought that the daily wage (the penny in some translations) referred to the afterlife - i.e. that everyone would receive the same in Heaven.

But I now think it refers to the recompense that people receive on earth.

The daily wage (or penny) was a living wage - i.e. it was enough to live on - and everyone was to receive enough to live on no matter how much work (or whatever work) they had done.

It is a model for workplace relations.

The reason that I have changed my position on the afterlife is because elsewhere Jesus speaks about rewards in Heaven.

I am loath to use the word rewards because it suggests its opposite - punishments - as well.

I do not believe that God punishes anyone.

So there can be no hell.

But there may still be a Heaven.

It would appear that God makes reparation for our sufferings on earth.

Undeserved persecution and attacks which we experience on earth are repaid in Heaven.

God would also appear to make requital for our services on earth.

The good and loving actions that we perform on earth are also repaid in Heaven.

So there is no hell.

But there may be reparation and requital in Heaven. 


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Friday, 10 August 2018

Edo.


In Edo - the old name for the capital of Japan - the artist's quarter was known for its cross-cultural, classless community.

Men and women from all stations of society mixed together with artists, geisha, and samurai.

The most swashbuckling samurai were known for their sexual exploits with both men and women.

And women were considered artists as well as men.

It is interesting to note that this phenomenon developed in one of the world's most structured societies.

It was like an undercurrent or a release-valve for the pressures of a demanding culture.


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Thursday, 9 August 2018

The Suits.


The suits are not gods on earth they are in league with the devil-worshippers who control what we think.

Spin doctors and people who deal in perceptions have allied themselves with devil-worshippers in rock music and entertainment to establish total control of the zeitgeist.

They call them the Gestapo.

And through them they control everyone.

They control the media and they control the government.

They control who we hate and they control our vote.

They plot to disempower us and blame the innocent.

But they are playing a dangerous game.

Because if you try to use evil to win you will find that it is evil which is using you.

"And the devil claimed his soul." (Faust)


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Devil-Worshippers.


Make no mistake there are those in this world who have turned to Satan.

Rock  musicians, movie stars, sports men and women.....

We are in the grip of their web of evil.

Poison saturates the mass-media.

We are cursed and tempted.

Disturbed and distracted.

But we take it all at face value.

And deny that it exists.

Look a little deeper.

Underneath the mask.

She is dancing with the devil.

They are taking the devil's advice.

You will find poisonous negativity.

Subtle sabotage and sin.

Only then will you be enlightened. 


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Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Hippie-Haters.


It came as something of a surprise to realize that I am still persecuted by homophobic Hippie-haters.

The right-wing big business plutocrats of our world conspire with media-moguls, Fundamentalist Christians, and Satanic rock musicians to wipe out everything that the Hippie Generation stood for and achieved.

And the surprises don't end there.

The rock legends and superstars who we trusted and endorsed betrayed us as well.

Peace and love became sex and drugs and rock and roll and the hope of the Hippies became decadent hedonism.

But it was not until the 1980s that the full evil of rock music was revealed.

Generation X turned to Satan and professed pure evil.

This was when the right-wing politicians and plutocrats conspired with their evil to attack and intimidate us.

My generation was bashed into submission and reconstructed as politically impotent consumers.

Now all that remains are: holidays, shopping, must-see T.V., tickets, and sports.

Our idealism and spirituality are no more.

But there is a glimmer of hope.

An independent Internet allows anonymous support for social activism.

And Progressive Christianity provides an alternative to right-wing Fundamentalism.

Evangelical Christians in the U.S. have lost all credibility by backing the usurper Trump.

Their hysterical calls on the character of Bill Clinton look hopelessly hypocritical against the record of Donald Trump.

And their appeal to the youth of America has all but evaporated.

A new generation of politically active youngsters is leading the revolt against the Status Quo.

It can only be hoped that the Hippie Generation can rouse themselves from their sleep and back up the new activism.

We need new politicians who are prepared to stand up for what they believe and take on the plutocrats and the media-moguls with the support of the majority.

But a word of warning.

Don't allow rock musicians to take the lead.

Satanists in rock music betrayed the Hippie Generation into lives of drugs, divorce, and degradation.

And they will do it again.

So look to ordinary heroes for leadership.

Celebrity is bankrupt.

We must find others to lead.     


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Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Public Opinion.


The corporate plutocrats who rule our world have conspired with Satanists in the mass-media to establish total control of public opinion.

Control of image and public perception through manipulation of unconscious words and images through the collective unconscious has resulted in mass brain-washing and deception.

We are distracted and controlled.

We are threatened and intimidated.

And all idealism is sacrificed in the name of pragmatism.

And it is not just news media and T.V. but Satanists in rock music and entertainment.

They use their backwards magic to control image and perception. 

We have been deceived.

We have been betrayed.

Turn off the T.V., unplug your earphones.

We are in the grip of evil.


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Monday, 6 August 2018

God.


Jesus said that the world did not know God.

This is because the authorities of this world, which includes the Churches, seek to establish control of the masses.

Therefore they preach judgement and heaven and hell.

This is motivated by their fear of losing their positions of power and privilege.

So the shepherds are corrupt.

Jesus taught us that God is like a loving Father.

He called Him Abba - Papa.

He said, "'The Father judges no one.'"  John 5:22 (NRSV)
And, "'You judge by human standards, I judge no one.'"  John 8:15 (NRSV)

What is this God like who judges no one and loves us like a Father?

He is wholly good.

He is beautiful and sublime.

He is Holy - He transcends sin and evil.

There is no darkness in Him.

He is a rock.

He is quick to forgive.

His mercy is infinite.

And His Love is everlasting.


[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, 5 August 2018

Good.


It comes as something of a surprise to realize that much of what we take for granted is evil.

Quite apart from the brutal regime of the corporate plutocrats we are prey to evil influences in our entertainment.

Rock music, reality T.V., movies, sports, literature.....

All of these daily influences have been infiltrated by those who have sold their souls to the devil for fame and fortune.

They practise covert Satanism which poisons and curses us all.

But God is good.

And He wishes us to do good in the world.

But we are distracted and disturbed.

We are corrupted and compromised.

Where then is the good?

We are told to be wicked, filthy, despicable; rogues, scoundrels, villains.....

Stars are notorious, dark, blasphemous, evil.....

We must turn away from them.

And find our salvation in God.

God is good.

And He wishes us to do good in the world:

Mercy, forgiveness, compassion, charity, generosity, altruism, solidarity, integrity, honesty, truthfulness, constance.....

But most of all we must show love.


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Saturday, 4 August 2018

The Dark.


The majority of young people don't think they need to go to church.

What they don't realize is that they are prey to evil forces in our society.

Satanists in rock music, sports, and entertainment poison and curse us daily.

And the brutal philosophy of the corporate plutocrats who rule our world corrupts and oppresses us.

So young people need more than ever to go to church.

Unfortunately many Churches still preach sin and redemption and many still harbor phobias about sex, women, and homosexuals.

There are Churches that are addressing these issues.

But young people are unaware of these Churches.

And they are unaware of the benefits that flow from the Love of God.

Modern culture makes us lonely, alienated, depressed, and neurotic.

God's Love frees us.

It opens our hearts and lifts us up.

And then we can leave the dark behind.


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Friday, 3 August 2018

God's Gay Sons.


God loves gay men as a father loves his gay sons.

He does not discriminate.

He does not condemn.

But He loves us as we are.

And He wishes the best for us.

As a father wishes for all his children.


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Thursday, 2 August 2018

Father of Fathers.


God is the Father of all fathers.

He is the Ultimate Reality.

He is above all earthly authorities.

He is beyond all worldly failings.

He is transcendent - beyond evil and sin.

He is Light without shadow.

He is Life without death.

He is Love without hatred.

He is the Alpha and the Omega.

The Beginning and the End.

It is from Him that we have come

And it is to Him that we return.


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Wednesday, 1 August 2018

A Father's Love.


God loves men as a father loves his sons.

If God were our King then the fathers of our society would love their sons and daughters as God loves them.

But this is not restricted to family members.

God's family includes all people.

So businessmen, C.E.O.s, Boards of Directors, politicians should all love their workers as a father loves his own children.

Were we to realize God's Love we would lose our fear and give love to all those we encounter.

And the world would be a different place.


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Evil.


What you have to realize is that if you turn to evil and use evil to win.

(Thinking that the end justifies the means.)

Then you will find that it is evil which is using you.


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