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In Plain Sight or The Mountain Height?

1 Jun

by J. Solomon, guest writer

We should all walk on this temporary human journey in a spiritual way, hoping one day to get our paths right unto Godliness and Goodness towards God and to mankind. But most people are walking only as a human in a human way, a “one way traffic” bound situation, believing they are “only human after all”, not minding the spiritual consequences of their actions while recycling the same bad habits of their evil “self” (Romans 6:18, Romans 8:5-8, John 3:3-7, 1 Corinthians 2:14-15, Galatians 5:24-26).

Hence the question: are you walking “in plain, Earthly sight” or in “the Heavenly Mountain height”?

In other words, are you walking on the Earthly plane, “in/with (human) sight”, shuffling daily between your human abode and place of work, viewing the world through human eyes that are incessantly fixed on the horizon of human desire? Are you one who is hoping to fit in with the crowd (Revelation 14:1-3), distracted from doing what is right by what is popular instead? And doesn’t this make the struggle doubly difficult, leaving you with no other option than to either get on the competition bandwagon, fighting your way to “the top”, in a “survival of the fittest” dog-eat-dog world, as described in TWHOFTF 3:10-26, or get off the not-so-merry-go-round and learn to truly “think outside the box”?

Walking in the ways of the world is like the donkey following the carrot dangling in front of it. You see only what is in front of you, never grasping the “bigger picture” that there is more to this existence here on Earth than temporary worldly wealth, power, fame and fortune, all of which are fleeting. And in a world that is led by human emotion instead of reason and common sense, it becomes a roller-coaster ride with one day a seeming triumph when you get your own, selfish way and the next seeming to be an emotional disaster when you don’t. Why do you think most people today feel life is hopeless and without purpose?

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge, because Thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, thou shalt not be a priest unto me, seeing thou hast forgotten the Law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

Why would anyone wish to wade through the filth and scum of human existence here on Earth, always looking downward, when there are so much better views from a higher vantage point? We cannot continue to eat dust here on Earth with Satan (Revelation 12:9) and live a clean, holy life (Isaiah 55:9).

Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out unto the Earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

Genesis 3:14 And The LORD God saith unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life.

What if you could change your vantage point, and soar on “the wings of eagles” (Isaiah 40:31) to new mountain heights? Wouldn’t that be a journey worth taking?

The high road is the one less travelled (Matthew 7:13-14), so it’s often a seemingly lonely climb, as there are precious few who are like-minded, or want to live like Jesus did (Matthew 15:1-14, Mark 3:31-35), But the mountain view is liberating, offering a perspective of the sea of restless people(Isaiah 17:12-13) that isn’t possible any other way, free from the confusion of being part of the crowd.

And because it’s the narrow way that very few will find, there’s no crowd to rush you or step on your toes, or your head as you climb the ladder, but be careful not to step on a snake (Matthew 6:33-34, Sura 63).

From that mountain height, you’ll have a much clearer picture of what lies ahead, including the rush, pitfalls, struggles and hassles of life. And that new perspective will help you understand The Way YOU need to walk, and what you need to be doing at any given moment, to do what is best for everyone concerned, while avoiding any impending danger that might lay ahead (Matthew 7:13-14, John 14:6-7).

You’ll also have a better understanding of the errors and direction the crowd/sea is moving in, to know when they’re moving in the right direction, and when they’re moving in the wrong direction. Wouldn’t you rather see the world as it really is, from mountain heights, rather than continue to struggle through the earthly plane, enslaved to the compulsory movement of the crowd? The evil majority on this planet is almost always wrong (Exodus 23:2), deceived by what they believe they see with their human eyes, which frequently isn’t the truth of things. Why not turn to the mountain, for relief from the toxic environment and endless human struggles, so you can find fresher air and a view with mind re-activating scenery and rest for the weary soul?

Matthew 11:28-30

11:28 Come unto me, all [ye] that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
11:30 For my yoke [is] easy, and my burden is light.

NB: verse 29, which indicates that climbing the great Mountain is only for those willing to learn meekness and humility. There is no place along The Way home for the arrogant or the anxious, who quickly lose their footing on such a narrow, upward climb (Philippians 4:6-8). Do not confuse meekness with weakness, as most people do.

So where is this great “mountain” that will fill the whole Earth you may ask? Has Father not revealed this mystery to those spiritually reborn babes (1 Corinthians 3:1)?

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because Thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.

Daniel 2:35 Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the “Stone” that smote the image became a great “mountain”, and filled the whole Earth.

And what “Stone” is going to become a great “mountain” that fills the whole Earth?

Psalm 118:22 The stone [which] the builders refused is become the head [stone] of the corner (Genesis 49:24, Matthew 21:42).

See also: The Truth About the Stone

Ephesians 2:19-20

2:19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the holy people, and of the household of God;
2:20 And are built upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the Chief Corner-[Stone]; (Ezekiel 21:26-27, Luke 1:32).

Christ clearly is the Chief Corner-STONE, the Rock (Truth) upon which the “Mountain” is built, to which the spiritually-minded will flow (Isaiah 2:2, Micah 4:1). He will magnify The Law and make it honourable (Isaiah 42:21, Deut. 33:21). He will rule with a rod of iron (Psalm 2:8-9, Revelation 2:27, Revelation 12:5). And Christ is the Bread of Life (John 6:35, John 6:48-51) and the one and only Vine supplying us with the Life-Giving energy we need.

John 15:5 I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.

Why would anyone wish to continue to build on the sinking sand of this desert planet, which hasn’t received one drop of spiritual rain for the past 1260 years (Revelation 11:6) instead of building on the Rock that will NEVER fail? Aren’t you ready to climb the mountain, sure of your balance and footing, and sure of the rest and spiritual enlightenment you will find there?

The Way home

Your Daily Lesson

We are told in Scripture that we should be searching for Christ, and that He would be here in a new body, with a NEW NAME (Genesis 49:22-26, Jeremiah 29:13, Matthew 7:7-8, Revelation 2:17, 3:12, and 19:12).

Revelation 19:12 His eyes [were] as a flame of fire, and on his head [were] many crowns; and he had a NAME written, that NO man knew, but HE himself (ch. 2:17; 3:12).

Christ told us what the world would be like during these end-times, when He promised to return, at a time when no one would be looking for Him (Matthew 24:21-39, Luke 17:20-30, Luke 12:40, 1 Thessalonians 5:2-4, 2 Peter 3:10).

CHRIST ALSO SAID HE WOULD REVEAL THE TRUTH OF THE FATHER TO US (John 16:25, Rev. 10:7-10), which is the only miracle anyone should need at this late hour to recognize our Saviour, Lord and King.

The Truth is this: The Second Coming of Christ is happening NOW (Genesis 49:10, 22:24), so if you want to be rescued from the forthcoming destruction awaiting most of the Earth’s population on the Last Day (Malachi 4), you will need to begin your spiritual climb as soon as possible. A spiritual climb that will take you one step closer to knowing The Most High Father and His Son (John 17:3).

Please download a copy of the little book of Life for the map and directions to and up the Mountain from the following link:

www.thewayhomeorfacethefire.net

Thank you.

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Are You The Car Or The Driver?

10 Jan

by A. Freeman, guest writer

What if we started identifying each other by the car that we drive rather than acknowledging ourselves as the driver? And what if, over the passage of time, that practice became so widely accepted that we actually ceased to remember what it meant to be a driver, apart from the car?

Sound impossible?

Well, as they say, the truth is often stranger (to most) than fiction (Isa. 30:10).

The following verses describe the creation of humans, and the placement of spiritual-Beings (Souls) inside of them.

Genesis 1:27 So God created man in His [Own] image, in the Image of God created He him; male and female created He them (the human bodies – our “cars/vessels”).

Genesis 2:7 And the “I AM” God formed man [of] the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man (the car) became alive and was given a soul [spirit Being – the “drivers”] (becoming a human+Being; a car+Driver).

Satan, which is Hebrew and means “the Opposer”, has spent 6000+ years programming us to see things his way (upside down and backwards) instead of God’s Way (which is The Right Way/Truth). So it should really come as no surprise that so many choose to look at the gender or skin color of their human-animal body from a worldly/satanic perspective rather than a heavenly/spiritual one.

Hopefully the analogy that follows will help simplify the reality of our situation; that we are in fact spiritual Beings (which have no gender or skin color) who are temporarily imprisoned inside these human-animal bodies (which intentionally do have a gender and skin color for both physical and spiritual purposes), to learn how to control them.

Suppose for a moment that we are all ONE big happy family and that dad has hired the perfect instructor to teach us (the children) how to drive. Dad fortunately has an automobile manufacturing facility with a fleet of cars to choose from for this purpose (more than enough to go around) and has thought out a driving school plan which works perfectly if followed.

Simply put, the plan starts everyone out in the smaller, less powerful cars, to develop basic driving skills, and then moves the children up to the larger, more powerful models as they master control of their assigned cars at each level along The Way.

It would obviously be dangerous to place an inexperienced driver in one of the larger, more powerful cars first, because of the risk of injury not only to the driver, but to everyone else and to the cars as well.

One thing that dad insists upon is that everyone maintain a serious attitude at all times and NEVER use the car they have been given for anything other than its intended purpose. Any children caught showboating or driving recklessly are not only punished, but sent backwards in the driving school. That provides the children with the incentive to be careful and think about what they are doing at ALL times, to promote safety and common courtesy.

Driving a car is a big responsibility and an untrained or careless driver can severely injure or even kill others, so control over the car and one’s actions are emphasized at every grade level. And dad, who personally trained his instructor for this purpose, and who is the master designer, knows both his children and the cars inside and out. It is through this perfectly planned training program that each of us are assessed, to ensure no one is ever given a more powerful car or driving situation than they can safely handle.

As long as the children know that everything they do is going to eventually get back to dad, they are well-behaved. But when some of the children begin to think they’re far enough away that dad or the instructor can’t see what they’re doing, they tend to disregard the rules that were provided for their own benefit and safety. Unfortunately, that dangerous practice can and does spread rapidly, until everyone’s doing it.

It may seem to the disobedient children that dad isn’t there to punish them immediately, but that’s part of his lesson plan too. Only those who prove they will follow the rules, even when they think they’re not being watched, are actually allowed to advance to the upper levels, because it would be dangerous for everyone involved to do otherwise.

The name of this exercise is self-control and the key to success is humility. Those who judge themselves to be ready to advance, even though they’ve never driven the faster, more powerful cars, are proving with their attitudes why they shouldn’t be allowed to advance. Staying humble and in control of the ego is what makes it possible to advance to the next level. Those who refuse to maintain control of their car at all times for everyone’s sake either stay at the same level or go backwards. The difficulty is there’s only a limited amount of time to complete the driving lessons, and only those who are determined to complete the training will graduate and have their permanent licenses reinstated.

Using this simple analogy, consider that as spirit-Beings, our Creator (Father) has carefully selected a “car” (human-animal body/vessel) that is perfect for the specific lessons that we need to learn to advance to the next level. The human-body each of us has been given to use temporarily is no more powerful than we are capable of controlling, based upon our past performance (in previous lifetimes). In fact, every spirit-Being is in EXACTLY the place they’ve earned a right to be in Eternal time according to Father (God) Who, along with His perfectly trained Instructor (Christ) are the ONLY Ones qualified and able to judge each of us justly and fairly (completely without bias).

It should go without saying that the more powerful the human car, the more damage it can do and thus the more difficult it is to control. So for those in less powerful cars, e.g. the “weaker vessels”, the proper way to evaluate the situation, spiritually, is to realize they are not yet ready for a more powerful car, or Father would have put them in one already. How could one judge what it is like to control a more powerful car (human) when they themselves have never successfully driven one?

It should also be self-evident that it does NOT matter what color the assigned car is, other than where Father has called for cars of similar color to group.

The Spirit-Being with the most power is Father, Who is Omnipotent. If He were to have an ego and get upset, He could destroy the entire universe, and all of us with it, in a single thought. The fact that we are still here today on planet Earth, after our continued rebellion against Him and refusal to obey Him and the perfect rule of Law, provided for our own benefit, is proof that He is in complete and total control. But just as most tend to forget who and what we really are, we seem to forget that God is NOT human (Num. 23:19, 1 Sam. 15:29) and that the natural man/human (an out of control car with a driver that’s asleep at the wheel) is at enmity with God (Rom. 8:5-8), because it’s a danger to everyone.

If the less experienced drivers (spirit-Beings inside of female bodies) were placed inside of more powerful cars (male bodies) without first learning the lessons and passing the tests in the less powerful cars (and thus earning the right to advance) this world would be FAR more evil than it is today, and it is already very, very evil because only an extremely small number of people are actually striving to obey Father’s Law (the driving lessons) whilst the rest, which are the overwhelming majority, continue in open rebellion against our Creator (already thinking they know better than Father how to drive – and in some cases even how to manufacture “cars”/human bodies – 1 Tim. 5:20).

It should be self-evident that the female body is smaller and less powerful than the male body, and thus NOT equal to or greater. The female body/role is built for child-bearing and nurturing and these attributes complement those of the male body/role, which was meant to provide (spiritually first and then physically – Matt. 6:33-34) and protect. These are the NATURAL roles of the genders, requiring them to work together for survival. A spirit-Being that’s been given a smaller, less powerful car to manage, who thinks they are equal to (or greater than) those who have been given more powerful and thus more difficult cars to manage, isn’t learning the lessons they need to learn. Remember, the key to learning to drive SAFELY is HUMILITY (Ps. 111:10).

Going backwards in the training program is likewise not an option, as this is a timed-program and time is running out.

Humility requires each of us to accept our situation (make, model and color) and seek to do Father’s Will instead of our own selfish will at all times. Father’s Will for us begins with keeping His Law, which prepares us to see the additional lessons He built into our natural surroundings as well as those He provides us in the moment, from within (IN-Tuition). That Small, Still Voice of Reason whispering guidance in our spiritual ears as we (hopefully) take the High Way home, where everyone is already doing His Will (Matt. 6:10) and living as One.

It is our arrogance/ignorance that blinds us to the Truth (His Word/Instructions/Master Instructor), which keeps us spinning our wheels or worse, going backwards. So please read the instructions Father Himself has given us about the natural roles of the genders and believe Him instead of your “self”/ego (Satan really):

Genesis 3:16-17, Isa. 3:12, Thomas 16:1-2, 1 Cor. 11:3, 1 Corinthians 11:7-9, 1 Corinthians 14:34-35, Ephesians 5:22-29, Colossians 3:18-21, 1 Timothy 2:11-15, Titus 2:4-5, 1 Peter 3:1-6

Satan has been promoting his LIE for 6000 years that we are “only human after all”, to deceive us into thinking we’re the car instead of the driver, thus reversing the universal order of everything according to God. It’s actually so bad now that most not only believe his lies, but actually believe the car is capable of driving itself, and that they are just along for the ride! No wonder this world is so completely out of control.

Listening to Satan is what got us into this mess we’ve created. Logically, the ONLY Way out of it is to STOP.

Learning how to drive together could be the greatest journey ever. And, in truth, it’s The ONLY Way home.

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How to Spiritually Beat Depression

11 Nov

by Ruth Pippen, guest writer

Depression stems from long periods of being frustrated that you haven’t gotten your own way, or that you are all alone, even in a crowd, or that no-one understands you, etc.

Depression hurts you and others around you.

Why are you depressed? Who is behind the depression? And what can you do about it, to eliminate it forever? Depression is a state of fear. Depression is the impression left by fear. It is caused by a lack of faith and knowledge of God and doing His Will – (Hosea 4:6; Matt. 6:10).

How does depression happen, especially when you are a God-fearing man or woman? Has anyone ever told you, “We are ALL in a spiritual war, a spiritual war within our selves?” (Psalm 23, Matt. 10:38, Luke 9:23, Gal. 2:20, Rom. 8:1-8)

Romans 7:21-25
7:21
I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.
7:22 For (the Being part of me, inside,) delights in The Law of God:
7:23 But I see another law in my (human) members, warring against the law of my mind (Being), and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my (human) members.
7:24 O wretched man that I am! Who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
7:25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind (Being) I myself serve The Law of God; but with the flesh (human) the law of sin.

Organized religions will tell you to fight satan, the temporary prince of this world, but they do not tell you how, because they are charlatans (2 Cor. 11:13-15) and do not know. Do they ever tell you the truth, that the real war against satan, which MUST be fought and overcome, is within each and every one of us (Matt. 16:23, Rev. 2:7-11, 2:17, 2:26, 3:5, 3:12, 3:21, 21:7)?

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Most human+beings today mistakenly think they are doing what God wants them to do, when in fact they are doing their own selfish will instead. We have all been trained to see everything upside down and backwards, from a worldly, human point-of-view, instead of from a right-side up spiritual point-of-view. Keeping this in mind, please take a look at your priorities first, which should hopefully provide a better idea about what needs to change within you, to rid yourself of depression for good (John 1:1-16). By practicing the four suggestions of defense discussed below, depression can be easily overcome.

Psalm 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.

Ephesians 4:18 Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the Life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:

Do you find yourself often wishing things were different, wishing they would hurry up and change, and then intentionally or unwittingly enforcing your own self-will, to effect the changes YOU think need to happen to make you “happy”, instead of simply accepting that the universe is unfolding exactly as it should?

Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but, if you turn your mind to other things, like helping others, it comes and sits softly on your shoulder.

Would you have a problem accepting Father’s Divine Plan and Will for you, if it meant making some significant changes in your life (Matt. 7:21-24, John 5:30, 6:38, 7:17, 9:31)?

Philippians 4:6 Be afraid for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Matthew 6:7 But when ye pray, use NOT vain repetitions, as the heathen [DO]: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
6:8 Be NOT ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, BEFORE ye ask Him.
6:9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name.
6:10 Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will (God’s Will – ask Him) be done in earth, as [it is] in heaven.

The first step to solving any problem is recognizing and admitting it exists. Constantly wanting to change others, instead of yourself, and not being accepting of your God-given circumstances can cause frustration.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the Will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

How could it not be frustrating, to repeatedly ponder on a fantasy (lie), over an extended period of time, about the lessons and tests you’ve been given, thinking you know better than God how to orchestrate your life? Thoughts like: “Why am I having to go through this?” or “when is this ever going to change, the way I want it to?” should be immediately recognized for what they are: unfulfilled self-will causing self-pity. The sooner one recognizes these thoughts for what they are, and from whom they originate (self-pity is a dark, satanic, self-centered emotion – Jer. 17:9; Proverbs 23:7), the sooner one can cut them off, instead of allowing them to grow into a depressed state of mind.

Isaiah 41:10 Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of My Righteousness.

Wouldn’t it be a far more productive use of time, to ponder what can be done to genuinely help others—beginning with the one thing we actually have control over: our selves—rather than worrying about things we cannot change?

Words of Wisdom: God, please grant me the serenity, to accept the things that I can not change; the courage, to change the things that I can change; and the Wisdom, to always know the difference between the two.

Thinking back-to-front, like humans do, causes frustration, because we have not gotten our way. We are so busy getting what we want, when we want it, in this world of instant gratification that we forget to ask God what He wants (Matt. 6:10) us to do, much less have the patience to wait for His answer. Just remember, EVERYTHING happens for a Divine reason; it is up to each of us to have the faith to find out why. It is the faithful search for that Divine reason (the journey) that brings us joy, which is the remedy to all depression.

The First Line of Defense

The only way to overcome the frustration is to take control of your own mind, by earnestly seeking to find out what Father’s Will is for your life, and then lovingly and gratefully accept it. The FIRST STEP to knowing what Father’s Will is for YOU, is to draw closer to Him, get to know Him for the Father He wants to be (John 17:3), and ask Him. That begins by following His instructions found in the Bible (Basic Instruction Before Leaving Earth) and by following His 12 Commandments, and The Law found in The Torah, the first five books of the Bible.

Mark 12:29 And Jesus answered him, The First of all the Commandments [is], Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
12:30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength and serve Him ONLY: this [is] the first COMMANDment.

There’s a whirlwind of never-ending satan-inspired man-made thoughts swirling around inside people’s heads, at any given moment. It’s the constant self-absorbed thinking about what we want, how we want it, who’s going to give it to us, when it’s going to happen, and why it isn’t happening fast-enough, going on in our minds, which is robbing us of our peace and joy, even though most of those things would actually be wrong for, and harmful to us and those around us. It MUST stop. Those random thoughts are NOT you (the real you, the spirit-Being within), nor are they from Father (God). How could anyone possibly think straight, with a storm constantly raging inside one’s own mind? And yet most in this world choose to live their lives being sucked into that emotional storm, day in and day out, being blown wherever the storm takes them, without ever realizing it’s leading them to their eventual destruction (Isaiah 3:12).

Malachi 3:18 Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth Him not.

The quiet place of refuge within your own mind is, unsurprisingly, like in a cyclone, in the eye of the storm (Psalm 91). That’s where it is calm and peaceful and possible to be at ONE with Father. Learn to retreat into that safe, secret place with Father, whenever you begin to feel the storm and pressures of the world. Eventually you’ll never want to leave it.

John 10:30 I and [my] Father are at one.

John 17:21 That they all may be one; as Thou, Father, [art] in me, and I in Thee, that they also may be one in Us: that the world may believe that Thou hast sent me.
John 17:22 And the glory which Thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as We are One:
John 17:23 I in them, and Thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that Thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as Thou hast loved me.

By pausing to establish that telepathic connection with Father, you are letting Him know that, of your own free-will, you want Him to be in control of your life, NOT you. Is He not the Best of Planners? Are His Ways not Perfect?

Psalm 18:30 [As for] God, His Way [is] Perfect: the Word of the “I AM” is tried: He [is] a buckler/shield to all those that trust in Him.

By loving Father with all your heart, with ALL your mind, soul, and strength, above everything else, and seeking to do ONLY His Will, you will be getting rid of your self-will, one blow at a time. That all-important pause, to put Him first in our lives, is the necessary first step toward actually obeying the First COMMANDment, upon which all the other Commandments hang (Mark 12:29-31).

Also, by pausing to receive His Guidance, before speaking or doing anything, you will be practicing a healthy, Loving relationship/friendship with the Truth, HIM, The King and Ruler of The Universe.

Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I [am] God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

The Second Line of Defense

Learn to THINK.

Henry Ford is quoted as having said: “Of all the jobs, thinking is the most difficult, which is why so few choose to do it.” Amazingly, none of us seem to know what it means to really think, because the prince of this world (Lucifer/Satan/The Devil) has trained us not to do so, and has filled our minds with his unceasing nonsense. Where is the best place to think? In a calm, peaceful place: that place of refuge within your own mind. Control, Control, Control, your thoughts, staying calm at all cost, will allow you to think, hear Father’s voice, instead of satan’s, and have a knowing. If emotions come, and they all come from satan, just say to your self, I am not listening to that today, I am NOT going to entertain those thoughts (Psalm 23; Eph. 6:12-18).

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things [are] honest, whatsoever things [are] just, whatsoever things [are] pure, whatsoever things [are] lovely, whatsoever things [are] of good report; if [there be] any virtue, and if [there be] any praise, think on THESE things.

How could anyone actually have time to think about anything, when they’re BUSY* rushing around trying to get this or that job done as quickly, and thus as poorly, as possible, so they can get to the next one (possibly doing the first job over again, because they rushed and made a mess of it) and rush through it the same way, in an endless, repeating cycle? We need to learn to STOP, and think everything through very carefully, first, BEFORE acting on it, otherwise we’re just going through the motions, actually we are sleep-walking inside our human body (Dan. 12:2), and are at the mercy of the emotional storm. Here lies the danger.

* BUSY – Being Under Satan’s Yoke.

1 Thessalonians 5:6 Therefore let us NOT sleep (spiritually), as [do] others; but let us watch and be sober.

Are you always looking to the future in fear, or trying to re-live the past, (you can’t step twice on the same piece of water), never having your mind fully focused on where you are and what you are doing, and thus making a mess, or breaking things that you then have to clean up, or repair, or replace? Wouldn’t it be better to stay awake and focus fully and not make a mess and break things, so you don’t have to clean up the mess, or work to earn the money to replace what Satan the Destroyer (Rev. 9:11) made you break? Looking to the future or the past is what takes us away from Father’s presence and spiritual guidance, which are only available in the present moment, and only available to the meek and HUMBLE (Prov. 22:4, Matt. 5:5, 12:30, James 3:13, Philippians 2:3-11).

Matthew 23:12 And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.

Every word we speak and every action we take BEGINS as a thought. Logically, if one can learn to control their thoughts, that is to consciously choose good thoughts (speaking and listening to Father/GO(o)D ) over evil ones (listening to and obeying satan/Liar/Devil), then the words and actions that come from those GOOD thoughts will naturally put our lives on a different, healthier and more productive, joyful path. How could it not?

Your mind IS the real you, the spirit-Being within. Why not share it with Father all the time, receiving His GOOD and LOVING Guidance every step of The Way? Every moment not spent with Father—the Source of All Love and Joy—is actually spent listening to satan, the source of all fear, hatred and depression (John 3:16, 14:15, 21-24, Eph. 2:4, 1 John 2:3-7).

1 John 4:8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God IS love (NOT emotion).

It’s really that simple, but it isn’t always easy. We MUST wake-up spiritually and stay mentally awake at all times, to remain calm and unswayed by human emotions, which satan uses to control us (John 3:1-13), (Eph. 4:14).

Enoch 92:19 Who is there of all the children of men, capable of hearing the voice of The Holy One WITHOUT emotion?

Satanic selfishness is the root cause of depression. It therefore should be self-evident, that, to get rid of depression forever, requires ridding our minds of satanic influence and his continually selfish, evil thoughts (On the British Coat of Arms it states: “Honi soit qui mal y pense”, which is old French and is one of God’s rules concerning His advice and Divine-Justice, and which means, “Evil be to him who thinks it”).

Galatians 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, THAT shall he also reap.

The beginning of all true Wisdom is HUMILITY, humbling our selves, fearing Father and His almighty Power is the beginning of Wisdom (Psalm 53, 111:10, Isa. 64:6, Rom. 3:10-12).

Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the “I AM” [is] the beginning of Wisdom: and the Knowledge of the holy [is] Understanding.

James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He shall lift you up.

Admitting we don’t know better than Father how to run our own lives, and acknowledging Father ALWAYS knows best, because He knows EVERYTHING, is the first step to correcting our errant thinking and behavior. Stop worrying (Luke 12:22-34) about what everyone else is doing wrong (Luke 6:41-42). Focus your thoughts on your own shortcomings instead. He knows us better than we know ourselves, ask Father what YOU can do to change yourself for the better. Then be ready to patiently listen and willing to make the necessary improvements that you need to do, as if your life depended upon it. It does (Matt. 16:27)!

Learn to think/pray/talk with Father without ceasing (1 Thess. 5:17)! Filled to overflowing with His Love and Understanding, how could anyone ever be depressed (Psalm 23, John 16:22)?

Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Discipline is the hallmark of discipleship. A disciplined mind will help produce a disciplined body and life.

Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them with the Holy Spirit: in the name of the Father, by the teachings of the Son.

Job 36:10 He openeth also their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from inequity.

You’ll be amazed at how your daily marching-orders will materialize, if you put your faith/trust in Father and His Plan, instead of letting your self try to plan ahead for you. Never doubt His plan for each of us, and the protection only Father can provide, as He’s promised to do, IF we are doing His Will.

There is a plan for your lives that, for completion, depends upon the faithful work of each day. You frustrate that plan if you leave today’s task incomplete, while you bestir and fret yourself over the past, or tomorrow’s happenings.

Matthew 6:34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient for the day [is] the evil thereof.

The frustration of the Divine Plan is man’s tragedy.

The Third Line of Defense

Embrace discipline to help train your spiritual ears to hear Father (Prov. 3:12). Practice makes perfect, so why not practice telepathic communication with Father all day long? How else can any of us hope to hear Father’s small, still and sweet voice of truth and reason (Matt. 13:9), unless we practice turning to Him for everything, with clear minds that are ready to be filled with His Love and Wisdom and Understanding (Matt. 9:16-17)?

Every thought, decision or endeavor provides an opportunity for training (2 Cor. 5:17). You’ll be absolutely amazed at what Father will show you, if you’re receptive and devoted to doing only His Will. But you have to be ready to relinquish all allegiances to earth’s and your heart’s desires.

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart [is] deceitful above all [things], and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Keeping pace with the world as it rushes by is not The Way. You will also have to train your mind to stop listening to that loud, obnoxious, nagging voice inside your head, that you used to think is you (but is really satan within, trying to distract you and nagging you to get you to do his will). Hasn’t satan already wasted enough of your time getting you to listen to him and his lies and nonsense for the past few thousand years (Prov. 18:2)?

Start each day with a clean slate by taking out the trash. Prepare your mind a blank page for the day and Father to write upon. Give satan the boot. Stop listening to his depressing drivel (Isa. 30:10). The quicker one recognizes and rids oneself of satanic, selfish thoughts, the more time there is to learn to listen to Father’s Good voice, which we all have inside us, if only we exercise faith and patience, by turning inward, to listen for His in-tuition.

The Fourth Line of Defense

Loving acceptance is the key to Divine Revelation. Tireless effort to know and do only Father’s Will always pays its dividends. It will reshape lives, beginning with our own. How could it not?

Jeremiah 29:11

Accepting His plans, and resting assured that He is The Best Planner, will produce the Holiness and True Happiness (Joy) that each of us so desire.

Sura 8:30 Remember how the Unbelievers plotted against thee, to keep thee in bonds, or slay thee, or get thee out (of thy home). They plot and plan, and “I AM” too plans, but the Best of Planners is “I AM”.

How could anyone be frustrated or depressed in Father’s Service? You don’t need the world to accept or reward you. All anyone needs is to know that Father’s Will has been done, serving the greater, common good. Loving others first, love thy neighbor as thy self, in other words put them first, as the Scripture Commands, taking the focus off of our selfish heart’s desires.

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart [is] deceitful above all [things], and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Mark 12:31 And the second [is] like, [namely] this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other COMMANDment greater than these.

That is how we can free ourselves from the self-created prison and depression in our own minds, caused by seeking to serve our own selfish interests and heart’s desires, instead of what’s best for all concerned.

Conclusion

Satanic selfishness is the root cause of depression. We therefore MUST clear our minds of all satanic influence and his continually selfish, evil thoughts; replacing them with thoughts of Love, and how to serve the greater, common good, as Christ exemplified.

1 Corinthians 10:21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord [the cup of “Self”- sacrifice – Matt. 26:42], and the cup of devils [selfishness]: ye cannot be sharers of the Lord’s table, and of the table of devils.

If we seek FIRST the Kingdom of God and HIS Righteousness, everything else we need will be provided (Matt. 6:33-34). There is no need to worry about tomorrow; instead stay focused on the moment, doing everything possible to fight evil everywhere it is found, starting within yourself. If you have everything you need, and God’s Loving Purpose mapped out for you on a daily basis, there is no place for selfishness and depression to gain a foothold (James 3:16).

Sura 2:216 Fighting is prescribed for you, and ye dislike it. But it is possible that ye dislike a thing which is good for you, and that ye love a thing that is bad for you. But God knoweth, and ye know not (which is which).

Find the joy in perfect planning, which naturally comes through spiritual converse with Father. It is through this connection with Him that He can transfer His Love, Wisdom, Understanding, Joy, Peace, Patience, longsuffering, gentleness, Safety and Security to His attentive, appreciative and receptive (adopted) children (Gal. 5:22). Where the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness and faith, then fear, hatred and depression simply cannot exist. Faith (trust in Father, and accepting He knows what’s best for all of us) and Love drive out all fear.

1 John 4:19 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God IS love (NOT emotion).

Father plans for you and what you have need of, before you need it, or even know you’re going to need it (Jeremiah 1:5). He is the best friend any one can have 24 hours a day. Live WITH Him, in the moment, to free yourself from all fear, including depression. Only then will you be able to LIVE LIFE to the fullest. This is real JOY.

None of these things being shared would be possible without Father’s Greatest Gift (Rom. 5:15-18, 6:23, Eph. 4:7): His Son, Prince Michael, Christ, Who has now given us the KEY to understanding the BIBLE, as promised (Rev. 2:17, 10:7-10) That KEY is the little book/white stone – “The Way home or face The Fire”, available as a free gift to the world at thewayhomeorfacethefire.net. This is the ONLY Survival Plan that will work, and is the cure for all ills.

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Life Is Like A Bowl Of Cherries

10 Aug

by May Hart, guest writer

Cherries are seductive, juicy, and deliciously sweet. How can we not become enraptured with the flesh of this fruit? For making jam, I recently learned that there is a painstaking process of removing the pit/pip from each cherry. Otherwise, you might bite into a piece of your morning toast and jam and wind up with a hefty dentist bill. Picture three giant bowls of cherries and you need to squeeze the pit/pip out of each cherry. When you squeeze one it squirts red juice onto the nearest obstruction. It is a delightfully messy and deliriously long process.

While partaking in some cherry pitting in Asturias, Spain, I began to make a connection between cherry pitting and the process of “self”-awareness. I have been learning about the nature of the human+Being while living on this farm. Human+Beings are a divine connection between a body/human and a soul/Being. The fleshy body is what remains after the soul/Being departs upon death of the human. One of the great mysteries of life is: What happens to a soul/Being after death of the human?Cherry pitting can give us some insight into this phenomenon; not just into the death of a human, but insight into the death of our identification with the “self”. The human+Being that we see with our eyes is like the cherry fruit. The cherry fruit is whole, it is a combination of flesh and cherry pit/pip. When we think of cherries we often think of the sweet, juicy flesh and all of the desserts, juices, and jams we can make with it. We often forget about the pit/pip. The pit/pip is the treasure box of knowledge about the cherry tree. One pit/pip can grow a whole tree, which gives millions more fruits with pits/pips that can grow more trees. The pit/pip represents the eternity of the cherry tree, and we discard it! We forget about it! When we see the cherry we don’t see the pip, as it is hidden from view, but it is there inside it, just like the Being is unseen inside the human.

Likewise, we see the fleshy human body and we become confused and think that it is the whole human+Being. We become so identified with our bodies and the story of the “self” that we obsess about ageing, sex, how we appear to others, being “some-body”, and our illnesses and injuries. We forget about the soul/Being, which makes us who we really are, and, more importantly, connects us to the Great Spirit/God/ the Oneness.
The soul/Being lives on after the human dies. Identifying with the human means that we live most of our lives not knowing or understanding who we really are as Beings. Pitting cherries is like the process of discovering our soul/Being. We piece together our Being one pit/pip at a time, like finding little gold coins until it makes up an overflowing box of treasure. Truth leads us back Home; back to our souls/Beings and back to God, Who is a spirit-Being, not human.

We add up each Truth we find until we start to understand the bigger picture. How do we know when we have found a Truth? It resonates with our whole Being and we know it to be True. For example: “Love conquers fear” and “We are stronger together than separate”. We find these Truths, add them up, and eventually…we discover the Truth that we are not our bodies/humans, we are not the story of our “selves”, and that God exists.

The marathon of pitting thousands of cherries and the red, messy juice that squirts everywhere speaks to the process of discovering Truth. It takes a lot of hard work, concentration, focusing, patience, determination and stamina; a lot of trial and error, to minimize the mess we make getting to it. The juice that is created after separating the pit/pip from the flesh is so utterly sweet, it is like an elixir. The cherry elixir, accumulated drip by drip, is a reward for the great effort of removing each pit/pip. Like the truth is an elixir for our Being and finding out who we REALLY are – Spirit-Beings, not clumsy, smelly, selfish humans.

When we begin the process of discovering our soul/Being, we simultaneously begin to let go of the “self”. We realise that we are not our human or our human’s story. It is painful but ultimately rewarding. As we let go of attachment to our selfish desires, agendas, addictions, material possessions, and stories, we make room for divine Love to enter our Being. Letting go of attachment includes observing the mind (which is rooted in, and needs separating from the human “self”) through meditation and distinguishing the human’s thoughts from the Being’s thoughts and then letting the human selfish thoughts go, dismissing them. We can then make room for God in our lives. When we discover the Truth of who we are, souls/Beings within a human body, we can begin to align our lives with God our Maker, our Guide, and our Friend. In exchange for “self”-sacrifice, the elixir is the gift of an eternal Life connected with God.

King of kings’ Bible – Genesis 2:7 And the “I AM” God formed man [of] the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became alive and was given a soul [spirit Being] (human+being).

King of kings’ Bible – Surah (The Holy Koran) 15:28-29 Behold! Thy Lord said to the (fallen) angels: “I am about to create man, from sounding clay, from mud moulded into shape; when I have fashioned him (in due proportion) and breathed into him of My spirit, fall ye down into submission inside him.”

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A Lesson on Irrational Fear

29 Apr

by JAH

JAH introduces “A Lesson on Irrational Fear”, a short film on what fear is; how to overcome it; and the only One we should fear.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cyoCE6dlks

Watch it and apply the lesson daily. As you practice to control self and its thoughts, you learn to put your spirit in control of your human.

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