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For "christians": Can You Pass This Angel?

I was once a follower of the religion of Christianity. I no longer claim to be so. And I it is with peace and happiness that I say this. The Christian religion brought me to the "Kingdom of God". And then I entered the gate and left religions behind, as they are no longer needed.

You see, many "Christians" aren't yet aware of the difference between Jesus and The Christ. They should be called "Jesusians" or "Bible-ians" - for that is what they follow. The truth is, Jesus was a man, the "Christ" is a Spiritual state of being, a title. But it takes some real looking past what is taught for some people to see that. It took me many years of Bible study and prayer and growth and faith in God. Practices which, to this day, I continue.

Listen, reading devotionals every day and sitting and absorbing sermons hardly scratches the surface of what it means to study scripture. Dig much deeper into your bible. Just you and God within, if you trust Him enough. Study Hebrew and Greek and the Apocrypha and known history. Do as I and Martin Luther (no, not the civil rights leader, I am referring to the founder of protestantism)... Do as we have and ask God directly for wisdom and understanding and then devote your every moment to seeing who God reveals itself to be.

You may come to see that Jesus is a dead man. And you may declare "I Am The Christ". Now, are you afraid for me, that I DARE say such a blasphemous thing?

Well, did not Jesus instruct you to do just that? Become as him? Than do it. Or are you afraid to as I was?

I have been where you are now and so I know what goes on in "Christian"s minds. Religious followers are afraid to question those whom they follow. But I tell you, your teachers of the law who spread fear are NOT the indwelling Christ. You are afraid for me, afraid for the "lost". You want to spread your religion because of fear. This is not love, nor is it how things are meant to be for followers of Christ. Fear is a darkness. Fear is an obstacle that we are to overcome within ourselves, not spread unto others. Go beyond your teachers and their shallow teachings.

Jesus came to reveal the inner truth. So look for it there, on your inside. Not in a magic book or a preacher's speeches.

And when you do so, God will answer you with nothing but Love. And, if God is Love than what reason have us to fear? Trust in God's love and fear disappears alltogether:

1 John 4:18 "There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love."

That old, jealous Hebrew tribal god of laws who wants blood offerings and revenge (YHWH) is no longer my god. I am not Jewish and need not answer to him. I am a "Gentile". You can worship him if you so choose. But you do not have to. I do not answer to that being any longer, because the God to whom I answer is YHWH's God, my Father.

As a Son of God, I am a Christ. As the Christian bible puts it:

Romans 8:16, 17 "The Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God; and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together."

The "Kingdom of God" is within those who are Christ, not a place to be seen; not "heaven"; not the afterlife, or during the "1000-year reign". The Kingdom of God has always been NOW. Jesus said before he was crucified:

"matt 16:28 “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not die before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.”

The Kingdom of God is salvation, it is eternal life, realizing who God is and who you are. But how do you get past fear and into the Kingdom? Thankfully, your bible has a clue:

"Gen 3:21 YHWH made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them. 22 And YHWH said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever.” 23 So YHWH banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken. 24 After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life. "

The "flaming sword" is the fear of eternal death. I am past it, so to speak. I have eaten of the Tree of Life. Within the "Garden of Eden" there is no sin. NO NAKEDNESS. It is where we "become as children", as Jesus instructed. Here is a state of innocence. Here is the Kingdom of God. But it cannot be reached without passing that angel.

Matt 13:52 “Therefore every teacher of the law who has become a disciple in the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his storeroom new treasures as well as old.”
At the end of the Christian's road he or she must face that burning fear of death. This need not be done at the last minute of life when your body is failing and your mind is speeding up. God willing, for some this happens during this lifetime. It can be chosen now. Face your ultimate fear, damnation, and trust God to pass you through it. If you do, you will no longer need a religion because you will be in the kingdom of God, in this reality.

So, again, I say to you: You can keep your religion and it's laws if you choose to do so today. I am done with them. I am not afraid of hell or God's revenge any more. Your efforts to cause me fear are pointless because I realize who "I Am".
bricmpt bricmpt 36-40, M 8 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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If Christ was GOD he would have chosen a different life for himself,
But since he was NOT GOD and couldn't do what he wanted,
He followed a "higher calling" living a life of SUFFERING for some cause.....
No God would make Himself suffer like that,
Unless he is a masochist that's likes to struggle and makes himself upset by minuscule things like humans and their pathetic toil......

interesting perspective, though I think that you do not provide any proof for your claim. It seems like you are just stating what you think and are not giving us reasons why we should accept that claim. Also I do not think that you can really say masochism is the only alternative to why God would take on flesh and suffer, so it would be helpful for discussion if you could provide why you think that is the best possible explanation for why Jesus came and suffered.

You repeatedly say that you ARE GOD,
But Christ was never GOD,
He was just another "child of God",
And thus PART OF GOD,
There's a difference between being part of something and actually being it....

If you were GOD you would have had all the power in the world,
You wouldn't have known poverty or suffering,
You don't have to suffer to get rich,
You don't have to struggle to survive,
You could design your life out of thin air,
Can you do magic tricks to change your life in a jiffy?

If the answer is NO,
Then you are NOT GOD!!!!!!!!!

I don't think any God would even write on sites like these,
Why would they when they would see it as inferior?

interesting, i appreciate your nonconfrontational approach. A couple of questions for you though. One it appears in your writting that you believe there is more than one God is that correct? secondly it appears that you have an allegorical approach to interpreting the bible is that true, or if not what is your method of interpretation for the bible?

Thank you. I believe that there is one God for all the humanity, all the universe even. However, in a fashion similar to how a Christian may understand the Trinity, God is very capable of "dividing but not dividing" in order to present Him/Herself to different people in different cultures and ages. I believe that God has been gracious enough to manifest in many forms over the ages - not being a tribalist or racist preferring any group or religion. If one sets aside fear and, with an open heart and mind examines various teachings - Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, etc., one discovers that they all hold the same core principles. Be compassionate; judge not; do unto others as you would have done to you, etc. It is the same "Christ" I see everywhere, and I am gladdened by the fact. No one is exempt from divine Love. This is fair and just.

I think the Bible is clearly part allegory. Jesus spoke in parables - essentially the same thing. He was trying to teach people to look within for meaning. I don't think this makes truths presented any less potent. Carl Jung is a great place to start reading about that sort of approach.

Namaste.

I agree there is a certain amount of commonality among various religions, however it points to that God has made certain truths about morality instinctive to everybody. If we say that the religions of the world hold commonality then we must also deal with how they contradict each other, how would you respond to the contradictions?
Also thanks for bringing up Carl Jung if I can squeeze that into my schedule I will do my best to check his writtings out.

I would like to point out a difficulty as I see it with approaching anything as allegorical without the express and explicit help of the author is that there is no guideline to determening what each part of the text stands for.The history of Christianity has plenty of examples of those who have taken that approach and how there are many allegorical interpretations for the same texts. So, it seems to me to run into the same problem of subjectivism as a person who denies the existance of God.

excellent perspective

Blessings on you my wise friend who walks in the wisdom of I AM. May your path continue to be blessed in love and bathed in the LIGHT of the DIVINE~Chuck

wow very wise words thank you!

Ride, I think you and I and everyone else who inputs to this post have been drop off in the desert by the desert by bricmpt. I would have appreciated if you had named at least one of those "good points" you see in bricmpt's post.

I thought the focal point, and one on which I heartlly concur, was the teachers of the law. You are absolutely correct as to the placement of burden on them for what disciples are never challenged to understand and be convicted.



Yet, as regards teaching you stand apart from it as being something for which you have no need. Fine. However, your message title and message is replete with specific and indirect references and allusions to that teaching. So, I wonder, not that I need or am asking for a response, about your understanding as to a certain condition of innocence which cannot be reached without passing that angel. I understand, as I trust you do too, that teaching is not in the teaching of the scritpures. It is your private teaching.

.....You don't pass angels or fight any angel to pass, they LET you pass after you submit to Divine will with an honest heart on your knees!