Posts Categorized: is Jesus God?

THE NATIVITY STORY: A SOMEWHAT MYSTICAL LOOK

Posted by & filed under Angel Gabriel, Bethlehem, Christian Mystery, Christmas Story, is Jesus God?, Joseph and Mary, Simeon and Anna, What does the Bible mean, What does the Bible say, Word becomes Flesh.

Tweet Share In those days, a decree went forth from Caesar Augustus that there was to be a Census taken of all the world. Everyone was ordered to go to their own home towns to be registered. So Joseph and Mary journeyed to Bethlehem, the birthplace of David, for Joseph was the descendant of kings….
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THE CHRISTMAS MIRACLE, PART 1: GABRIEL

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THE CHRISTMAS MIRACLE, PART 1: GABRIEL

Tweet Share   It began in the Temple. It began with a passionate prayer that opened the gates of heaven.   An elderly couple – the priest Zechariah and his wife Elizabeth, who both were “righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord” –were nonetheless barren, just as Abraham and…
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HATE ‘RELIGION’ BUT LOVE ITS INTENT AND MEANING?

Posted by & filed under evangelical, Hate Religion but Love Jesus, is Jesus God?, Meaning of religion, religious poetry, spiritual awakening, What doe the Bible mean, What is Bible about.

TweetShare  This video of a young Washington man reciting a poem about his spiritual journey, has quickly gone viral with more than 16 million hits, launching lots of conversation about religion. His enthusiasm for his new realization — that Religion can be stifling whereas Christ’s original intention (as is true of all great spiritual teachers)…
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DID THE DISCIPLES BELIEVE IN REINCARNATION?

Posted by & filed under Grace, is Jesus God?, man born blind, New Testament, Prodigal Son, Reincarnation, symbols meaning, where in the Bible.

TweetShare    As Jesus was walking with his disciples, “he saw a man who was blind from birth”. His disciples, having learned that this sort of affliction can be the result of ‘sin’, and noting that the blindness in this case had been from birth, asked Christ whether it was the man himself or his…
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NEWT’S CHURCHGOING IMMIGRANTS

Posted by & filed under 1st Amendment, Can Different Faiths Get Along, church and state, church attendance, Illegal Immigrants, Immigration, is Jesus God?, Law and Equity, Newt Gingrich, Republican Debate, Spiritual Renewal.

TweetShare  I listened with interest to the Republican Debate the other night, and was especially struck by Newt Gingrich’s comments on immigration. Despite being of a very different political persuasion, I often find Gingrich’s comments to be thoughtful and intelligent, and far prefer to listen to him than to the others. When he first began…
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ARE ALL RELIGIONS REALLY TEACHING THE SAME THING?

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TweetShare “Isn’t this idea offensive to many adherents of different faiths and sects who believe they are following the only ‘real’ teaching?” First of all, I would say that they are right, they are following the only ‘real’ teaching. Because there’s only one real teaching – just different ways of expressing it. Here’s an example…
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THE UNCREATED WILDERNESS OF BLISS

Posted by & filed under Aum, Christ Consciousness, Divine Mother, Esoteric Christianity, Holy Spirit, Holy Trinity, is Jesus God?, meaning of life, Richard Holmes, Second Coming.

TweetShare A GUEST BLOG from RICHARD HOLMES: We all start off as a tiny micro-atom within that great uncreated wilderness of bliss, the ”Infinite Absolute”, the super-conscious mind of God. Then, as if at the behest of a Divine whim, we make the transition from the uncreated to the created, from the formless into form…
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CHRIST, THE ‘FISH’, THE VESICA PISCES, & ASTROLOGY

Posted by & filed under Aquarius, Astrology, Augustine, early Christians, Fish Symbol, Gothic Cathedrals, ichthys, is Jesus God?, Sacred Feminine, St. Peter, Vesica Pisces, what does Bible say, What is Bible about.

TweetShare When he had finished speaking he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water and let down your nets for a catch.” Simon answered, “Master, we have worked all night long but have caught nothing. Yet if you say so, I will let down the nets.” When they had done this they had caught…
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THE STRANGE TRUTH ABOUT RELIGION

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TweetShare Most people believe that, despite certain similarities, each religion is fundamentally different from every other religion, and their religion is the only true one. This is understandable. A quick survey of faiths certainly shows enormous diversity, and it wouldn’t make much sense to hold to a belief without believing that it’s true. But I’m…
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THE INNER UNITY OF THREE MONOTHEISTIC RELIGIONS

Posted by & filed under Esoteric Christianity, Father Son Holy Ghost, is Jesus God?, Islam Religion of Peace, Judaism Christianity Islam, Kabbalah, Mercy Father, Moses, Muhammad, Paraclete, What is Bible about, What is Islam.

Tweet Share The three western monotheistic religions can be seen as three different versions of the same religion. All three worship the same God. All three teach their followers the importance of faith, love, and moral rules of living.  The major difference is that each one emphasizes a different aspect.  Judaism, the first proponent of…
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BLESSED ARE THE MEEK

Posted by & filed under Beatitudes, Blessed are the Meek, Christ, Esoteric Christianity, is Jesus God?, meaning of life, sacred marriage, What is Spirituality, where in the Bible.

Tweet Share “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” The Greek word that has been translated here as ‘meek’ actually signifies a state of consciousness in which our stormy negative thoughts and emotions, such as anger and malice, have been brought under control. Contrary to the usual connotations of meekness, Jesus is…
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