Jesus said "follow me" and
we worshipped Him... selah (stop and consider)
Deception is a word you hear in
some camps but I have found the greatest deception in the
world is religious deception. I'm RIGHT, God told
me! The Lord said! end of conversation. How many external
voices are trying to tell you what God is saying? Folks so
locked in their "box" of understanding that I am RIGHT and
everyone else is wrong... is so sad. Its just a power play
(knowledge is power) and when you find the root its... EGO.
I love what Des Walter said on this, "First
of all, let me say that the thing we call EGO is probably
the greatest threat to Christianity that we have to face. A
great deal of Church life is founded by Pastors and other
Church leaders ministering and functioning out of their own
EGO, that multiplies like a virulent disease on contact with
others. There are only TWO antidotes to this problem that
are available to us, and these are L-O-V-E and T-R-U-T-H,
and both of these are absolutely free and freely available."
today suffers from an expression of individualism that
asserts the rights of an individual against the rights of
the community. This attitude is reflected as a great
deficiency in LOVE. The general focus has been turned
inward, viewing the SELF as all that matters. Ethnic issues
are causing fighting and bloodshed around the world while
other nations are in conflict over land and sovereignty.
"The Garden" represents
the HEART of man, and is designated as the only place where
we can find God. Such an understanding brings to life all
the facts recorded, and in no way destroys the Truth... God
wants to communicate to us. Thus right at the beginning of
man’s existence, we find God and MAN walking together as
ONE in perfect harmony. There is only one authority resident
in this man Adam, and that is the voice of GOD speaking from
the Garden within his heart. “Of every tree of the
Garden you may freely eat, but of the tree of the KNOWLEDGE
OF GOOD AND EVIL you shall not eat of it, for in the day
that you eat thereof, IN DYING YOU WILL DIE.”
How simple life was for
this man, who did not walk in confusion as to what he should
or should not do. For him life was uncomplicated and
certain. The voice of God did not give lengthy lists of
do’s and don’ts that must be memorised, for the VOICE
was always there when it was needed, giving guidance and
direction to preserve the PEACE and beauty of the Garden.
This is Paradise, expressed as LIFE in harmony with God. In
the glory and order of this paradise man functioned as ONE
The great deception
in Christianity today
carried the title of CHRISTIAN but is simply a masquerade on
the part of the ego. Man can dress up and go to Church on
Sunday and sing the hymns and hear the sermon, then return
home to a war zone that is camouflaged as a family. Man can
declare in song that JESUS IS LORD, yet be driven by an out
of control Ego to cheat and defraud. He may serve as a
deacon or an elder but never hear the voice of God within.
The great zeal of many Pastors to captivate their
congregation and win souls for the Lord, is but the
function of a disguised ego.
One of the shockers of the day. I turned on TV to find a
movie called "Power of the One" this morning. The One a
child was being introduced to the Hitler kids army...the
excitement, friends, the hip hip hurray... then I saw the
news that said...
"This last month America
has passed laws that rival laws set into motion in Germany
in the 1930s." What are we to do individually?
Something to think about~~~~~~
A Friend is
someone who knows the song
in your heart and can sing it back to you
when you have forgotten the words.
I so appreciate everyone
that has touched my life. What a joy to experience this
life together even if it was just for a moment.
I have so many across our land I call
friend and a little bit of each one is in me. Each one
of us has met on our journeys to find reality in this
life. So many different paths we have found our selves
on yet giving each other the freedom to hear, think, and
follow. It so sets you free to know we are not mere
mortals working our way somewhere but we are Spirits
lowered into this realm to have an earth experience.
Smile, be happy, enjoy the journey ALL IS WELL IN THE
Seems folks ask all the time "how and why" do we meditate. Most
have such an active mind it's hard to get quiet and others seem
to fall asleep.
2Cor.10 tells us what can hold up our progress is learning to
bring every thought into obedience to Christ. It all starts when
we find the voice within. All you will ever need is already
there its just getting quiet to find it.
I read something today from Living By The Word by Joel Goldsmith
I really like concerning this thought. "Meditation has for its
purpose admitting the light which is God, letting loose the
light that is stored up within. The kingdom of God, spiritual
light, is within us, and we must open out a way for the light,
hidden within us, to escape. Meditation has nothing to do with
overcoming sin, disease, lack or unemployment; it has nothing to
do with stopping evil men from continuing their evil practices.
Meditation has to do with us as individuals realizing and
releasing the light that is within. In the attainment of that,
the darkness disappears, and the darkness is any and every form
of human discord. The darkness and its forms vanish the very
moment light is introduced.
Therfore, we go into meditation that may realize ...I and my
Father are One. Where I AM, God is, and because of God's
presence, there is peace, harmony, wholeness, and completeness
The place whereon I stand is holy ground, for in
the presence of God there is the light of truth.
The light dissolves the darkness
God's presence is my sufficiency in all things. In God's
presence is fulfillment, and I am here in meditation to realize
this truth and to be a transparency so that the kingdom of God
within me may be released in consciousness, thereby dispelling
every appearance of darkness , and discord and inharmony. If I
realize and feel the presence of God, everyone within range of
my consciousness, receptive and responsive to God, feels it,
and feels the effects of it.
Remember, Jesus said I have meat you know not of? I have
meat the world knows not of. I have within me the realization of
a divine Presence, of a spiritual Light; and this is my bread,
my meat, my wine, and my water. This presence
is always within me and goes before me."