Friday, 30 November 2018

Remedy.


So what is the remedy to this flood of evil which has engulfed us?

We must become benevolent.

We must become innocent.

We must become good.

We must become clean.

We must become virtuous.

We must become saints.

We must become humane.

We must become human.

We must become doves.

We must become big softies.

All these things will help to reverse the slow corruption of humanity.

It is up to the good people in our world to take the reins and move forwards into a better future.

Otherwise we are lost.


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Thursday, 29 November 2018

Evil.


The reason that we cannot see the evil in our world is because many religious people label innocent people they disagree with evil

And those who are truly evil are disguised as good.

Labelling innocent people evil leads us to believe that there is no real evil in the world.

While rock stars, celebrities, and sports people who have sold their souls for fame and fortune pose as heroes and saviors.

The modern disbelief in Satan protects them.

I do not believe in Satan as a fallen angel.

But I do believe that rock stars and others do believe in Satan and act accordingly.

The works that they do are evil and damage everyone.

So I do believe that there is evil in our world.

But it's not who you think.


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Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Coming Out.


The timely coming out of Finn Stannard - a 17 year old schoolboy at a prestigious Catholic College - gives us a human example of the debate about the right of religious schools to reject gay students and teachers.

Finn's speech was received by his peers with a standing ovation.

It also received the support of the Headmaster.

So we are presented with the reality of the debate.

We are talking about human beings.

Not some abstract moral conception.

Finn Stannard is a real person.

And his courageous coming out to the whole school anchors the debate in reality.

The fact that he is at a Catholic College has not gone without notice.

Pope Francis has hinted at acceptance of homosexuals in his Church.

But the hierarchy of the Catholic Church is yet to accept homosexuals as full members.

We cannot receive Communion.

Or serve in positions of leadership in the Catholic Church.

His Church still teaches that homosexuality is a sin.

So Finn Stannard's coming out is a step towards greater acceptance of homosexuals in the Catholic Church.

What I would say to him is this:

God loves you.

He does not discriminate.

You will go to Heaven when you die.

And don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
 

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Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Reconstructed Hippies.


The Hippie Generation set out to change the world.

Peace and Love combined with Civil Rights to rise up against the powers of the world.

But we were betrayed by our rock stars into a life of drugs and degradation.

Sex and drugs and rock and roll wrecked a whole generation of idealists.

But it was not until the 1980s that our ideals were destroyed.

Ronald Reagan and Generation X attacked our ideals in a violent rebellion against our politics.

Psychic violence and political pressure reconstructed the Hippie Generation en mass.

Now we merely enjoy our pleasures and pursue distractions which feed the economy and the Status Quo.


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Monday, 26 November 2018

Community.


A community is more than just a group of people who barely know each other.

We are supposed to be brothers and sisters in Jesus not just acquaintances in Christ.

If we have nothing to do with each other outside of official Church functions then we are not a community at all.

As John Churcher said in his sermon on the Emmaus Road: "Community comes from sharing a sacred meal together."

And he did not just mean Communion.

He meant actually eating a meal together in our homes.

What we are doing is not good enough.

And that is why the Church is dying.


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Sunday, 25 November 2018

Family.


Peace and love and non-violent non-cooperation.

This was the idealism of the 1960s.

And surprisingly they all derive from the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

But sex and drugs and rock and roll wrecked a whole generation.

And turned them away from the Church.

But what is emerging now as Progressive Christianity is compatible with 1960s idealism.

And the objectives of the Religious Left are not dissimilar to those of the Religious Right.

But we differ in regard to how we will save the world.

But family values is equivalent to valuing love.

It is the love within the family that makes it different.

"'Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.'"  Matthew 25:40 (NRSV)

And if God is our Father then everyone is a member of His Family.

In Ezekiel 37 God joins the two sticks - the stick of Judah and the stick of Joseph - into one stick - Israel.

Could it be that God will joins the two sticks - the stick of Conservatism and the stick of Liberalism - into one stick - His Church?

And could it be that God will welcome all religions into One Family?


[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, 24 November 2018

Dubia.


As the Dubia (Doubts) of the American Bishops emerge it is becoming clear that what they fear is not moral decay but loss of power and privilege.

What the Catholic Bishops are defending is the fear based control mechanism which keeps them on top.

Pope Francis has proposed a more open model of conscience which embraces the mercy and forgiveness of God.

The fact that the Bishops are objecting at all betrays the nature of their motivation.

This is Phariseism in the Church.

And we can do without it.


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Friday, 23 November 2018

The Printing Press.


The printing press, the gramophone, the movies, radio, television, the Internet.....

All these mass-media inventions have been used by evil people in our world to corrupt, torture, and control everyone.

So that now we barely know what we think at all.

Satanists working through the collective unconscious manipulate words and images which determine our thoughts and our behavior.

Mostly this is a subtle game of temptation and damnation.

But God will not damn us for something which is beyond our own control.

His mercy and forgiveness will prevail.

In the meantime we suffer.


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Thursday, 22 November 2018

What It's All About.


It's not about being in charge and telling everybody what to do.

It's not about being part of a ruling elite.

It's not about power.

It's not about money or status.

It's about Love and the well-being of every individual.


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Wednesday, 21 November 2018

God is Love.


There is no devil.

There is no hell.

God is One.

God is Merciful.

God is Compassionate.

But most of all:

God is Love.


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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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Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Fornication.


The word fornication does not appear in the Old Testament.

Jesus uses the word once in the context of what defiles a person.

The rest are in Paul's letters.

But in Genesis 1 God says to the first couple: "Be fruitful and multiply."  Genesis 1:28 (NRSV)

This is God's original blessing on human sexuality.

There is no mention of marriage or even faithfulness.

But a man will sow his wild oats in his youth and then settle down with one partner.

This is the way it is designed.

And this is exactly what happens in the gay scene.

Men experiment with several partners before settling down with one person.

So objections to homosexual activity on the grounds of fornication are largely irrelevant especially in the context of modern de-facto relationships.


[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, 12 November 2018

Redemption.


In the gay scene recovery sessions on a Sunday will often be called Redemption.

While I believe that they think they are being blasphemous the term is more appropriate than they realize.

Most gay venues, and straight venues for that matter, are run by people involved in rock Satanism.

They call themselves dogs (that's gods backwards).

But, rather than the judgement and damnation they expect, God seeks their Redemption.

Contrary to popular opinion God does not punish sex in general, or homosexuality in particular.

Homosexuality is an expression of love.

And God is Love.

So like sheep dogs we can round up the dogs and invoke the unseen hook - love - which inspired their rebellion in the first place.

God's way is the Way of the Heart.

And it was their hearts which rebelled against cruelty, torture, and castration.

So, instead of placing their hope in an imaginary devil, they can return to God with Joy!


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Sunday, 11 November 2018

Emancipation.


We are imprisoned by our fears.

Fear of others - robbery and rape - encloses us within stone ramparts.

We construct a fortress around ourselves to protect us from anyone who might attack us.

We learn this as children in the schoolyard and we continue it throughout our life.

But by doing this we bury our true selves deep within us.

We lose contact with our own souls.

But God brings emancipation.

God's steadfast love casts out our fears.

He sets the captives free.

And we become again like a little child.

The child we lost in the schoolyard.


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Saturday, 10 November 2018

Walls.


We erect walls around us.

To protect us from attack.

Our experiences in the world create fear.

And fear makes us raise ramparts of stone.

Carl Jung said that we hide our true selves from others.

Our true selves - our souls, which are in our hearts - are vulnerable and tender.

We defend them with impregnable battlements.

But when we do this we lock ourselves inside our own defences and we cannot relate truly to others.

When we love we make ourselves vulnerable because love comes from our true selves - our souls, which are in our hearts.

We must realize that others also have been hurt.

And they may defend themselves if they feel threatened.

Most of this of course takes place on an unconscious level.

So we may love and hurt ourselves and others inadvertently.

But love comes from the heart.

And our true selves need love to live.

So we must let down the walls that imprison us and give our love freely.

To do this we must overcome the fears which built the walls in the first place.


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Friday, 9 November 2018

God 2.


When we are young we are presented with a God that is a harsh judge and punisher of bad behavior.

Later in life we encounter the powers of the world which enforce the imperatives of materialism.

Neither of these gods represents the real God.

The real God is on the side of the losers.

He is with the poor, the marginalized, the oppressed.....

He does not judge or punish us.

He loves us like a Father.

His love is constant.

And His mercy is infinite.

It is inevitable that we will make mistakes.

But God will forgive us.

He is considerate and understanding.

He knows us.

And He wishes to be in relationship with us.

Like a Mother.

The real God is all the things that we wish were in the world but aren't.

Once we realize this we are Home at at last.


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Thursday, 8 November 2018

God 1.


Satanists in our popular culture will tell you that God is punitive, judgemental, harsh, cold, tyrannical, anti-sex. and irrational.....

They have internalized the image of God which the Church has traditionally taught.

But this is not the true image of God.

God is merciful, forgiving, reliable, trustworthy, constant, compassionate, considerate, and loving.....

In fact love is the inmost nature of God.

We have nothing to fear from God.

There is no devil in reality.

So Satanists in rock music and sports are wasting their time.

Their apostasy is based on a false premise.

But because this false premise was created by God's Church they will be exonerated.


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Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Give Up Your Fear,


Many people in the Church have been taught to fear.

To fear God, to fear punishment, to fear damnation.

But God does not punish us.

So there can be no damnation, no hell.

God is our loving Father.

He cares for us and nurtures us like our mother.

Love will not judge us or condemn us.

So give up your fear.

And learn to love.


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Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Fright.


When we get a fright we get a burst of adrenaline which leads to fight or flight.

This is why I say that violence is fear.

Fear triggers our instinct to attack and kill.

So if you want to decrease the violence in our world you should look to people's fears.


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Monday, 5 November 2018

Pray for Peace.


Following the example of Tony Blair in Northern Ireland and the advice of Pope Francis I we should initiate dialogue between conflicting parties in our world and then go back to our churches and our mosques and our synagogues and our temples and pray for peace.


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Sunday, 4 November 2018

A Balance.


Liberals and Conservatives differ in their approach to the Economy.

Liberals favor regulation of the Economy.

Conservatives favor deregulation of the Economy.

Over-regulation of the Economy causes inflation and unemployment.

Extreme deregulation of the Economy causes inequality and poverty.

Since World War II the world has swung wildly from one extreme to the other.

The time has come to find a balance between regulation and deregulation.

Then the world may become a more just and peaceful place.


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Saturday, 3 November 2018

The Light.


Come over to the Light.

The Light comes from God.

It identifies our fears.

And the darkness disappears.


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Friday, 2 November 2018

New Growth.


"'The seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how.'"  Mark 4:27 (NRSV)

The Traditional Churches are dying.

Their members have given up and their congregations are dwindling.

But within the mainstream Churches there is new growth.

Many Churches are turning to the ideas of Progressive Christianity as a source of hope.

Even if the leadership is still mired in orthodox theology their parishioners are increasingly embracing progressive ideas.

And this is not surprising because Progressive Christianity satisfies the intellect without abandoning faith.

Progressive Christianity replaces negative doctrines with positive doctrines.

It does not expect you to believe the unbelievable.

But it maintains a belief in a holistic God.

A God who is wholly benevolent.

A God who is Love.

This is the seed which was planted by God.

And it grows, we do not know how.


[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, 1 November 2018

Joy!


Satanism in rock music and entertainment actively sabotages our quest for happiness.

By telling us to do all the wrong things it actually increases our suffering.

It is not until we realize that we are being betrayed that we find happiness.

So do not listen to rock musicians and do not follow celebrities.

They will lead you astray and curse your soul.

Only love can save us.

Love God and love your neighbor.

Give love.

And experience Joy!


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