"Let Go and Let God"

In John 6:40 Jesus declared, "For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day." Overcome your fears and let God through the Holy Spirit mold you and rule your life. Be happy as you trust in Jesus, follow his teachings and God will bless your life abundantly. And in 1 Corinthians 5:16-17, the Holy Spirit in Saint Paul tells us, “Be joyful always, pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

In John 8:12, Jesus spoke again to the people saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life." Make a difference in this world by helping others know Jesus in you and see the light ... Let your light shine brightly now!

And in Matthew 6:33, Jesus said, " Seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you." Live with true peace, see and feel the blessings and fulfillment that come upon your life when you do what is good for others as compared when you judge and cause pain in others which can bring so much stress, conflict and even illness in your life."

To Our Youth and The Weary, "Hope and Trust in God and Be Generous"

Herewith is a related inspirational message from the letter of St. Paul to the young Timothy (1Timothy 6:17-19), which states, “Command those who are rich in the present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.”

Monday, May 25, 2015

"Jesus is Real - An Attestation to the Truth and 'Divine Logic,' and Seeing Jesus in Magnificence," Pinoy Blogger post

Divine Logic God wants us to be happy in this life as we glorify Christ's Jesus in us, our loving God and Master, being One Spirit with The Father, He is our friend at the same time, He being caring, kind and merciful, compassionate for He gives us hope, an everlasting hope that will never disappoint, for He knows who we are, He being all knowing, and He is in us and everywhere, He being omniscient, He knows the answers about what is true in this life, and God's 'word,' may tells us in the Holy Bible, if only we open our hearts to Him, He who is the power from inside of us, in unity with the Holy Spirit comes Him who is as perfect as God can be, the only begotten Son of God, we are pleased to have Him as God incarnate, as the 'word made flesh.'

He knows what is best for us, He is our Lord and Savior, the true Messiah to judge the living and the dead.

As 'the author of life,' affirmed by Saint Peter, He repays us of our bad deeds and repays and rewards us for our good deeds, and as we open our hearts to Him, in the pureness of our soul, He may reveal Himself to us, His loving presence in our humbled hearts, touching our souls with His embrace, One with God's embrace in His visitation, in the faithfulness of your hearts He may touch you as His chosen one, ready to spread what is true in the gospel, for you to lived up to your mission of being witness of many miracles of faith, miracles you may feel and see not only from your very eyes, but from the many eyes of your faithful soul, His 'words' and teaching touching your kind and contrite heart, to many revelations in signs you may see from the heavens above, from the sky, the sun, the moon, the stars, or from many events in your life, as you ponder in the tranquility of your soul, in the silence of your heart, comes His thoughts in your thoughts, or you may hear Him talk or whisper to you, like an angel in your conscience, for the many vessels of truth tells Him what is true about you and the world in the many evens that may come, all attuned to His 'word' for the Holy Spirit is the God of prophetic spirits.

He has condemned evil and will always will, so are the instruments of evil and darkness from among them comes the wicked, the filthy, the murderers, those who have lived with death in their flesh in the misdeeds of the body.

Being one with Him in our love of others sees us in His fullness, as Christ lives in us as the 'fullness of God' in us.

Evil has ruled many of us in this life because of our wrong ways, more evil has comes to invade or peace and true happiness, where instead of believing in Christ as our only Master, we believe in other gods where the false god in Mammon lives in our 'ego,' the engine that builds an unseen wall from within us blinding us of God's truth without us realizing it, we may have allowed him to rule our minds, the devil, the alien in us, where the brain made of flesh may come out unfiltered in the corruption of our minds, corruptions of worldly things blinding us of the light that may free us from all deceptions from darkness, for in this ever shining light is Jesus the Christ, from where greater wisdom may come, all in what is true in 'divine logic,'

The Holy Spirit in us, comes to guide us in 'divine logic,' in the light of the 'word,' where from 'divine wisdom,' comes the filtering of darkness from corrupted 'human wisdom.'

From light to light comes the Almighty power of God comes the One True God from the same Spirit of God, a personification of the Holy Trinity.

For if God is Almighty and all powerful, all knowing, omniscient and omnipotent, 'with God all things are possible.'

It is will remain our 'ego' to block us of this eternal truth, where one faithful Catholic religious director says of  'ego,' an acronym that means, 'edging out God.'

For indeed, 'ego' in 'eros,' a Greek term as the lowest form of love, it tells us of our love of 'self.'

If you feel you have it, may the light shine upon you and see from deep within your mind what 'self pity' means.

As time may pass, as one gets humbled, are we not hating ourselves for we only love ourselves?

If you have experience a great wondrous feeling of being loved by others, better than loving yourself, or a great feeling of peace and happiness in your love of your spouse, your son or daughter, a child you may not know but touches your soul in his suffering, is this not loving others, is this not a greater gift that we may see in our Creator who made sure that it is in loving others in truth, that we may see our love grows connecting ourselves to the greater wisdom from beyond our minds, the spirit from within us that connects to the Spirit of God,

Is this not how God created us, out of His love for us He created us, and the key there is, "He has loved us first,"

In 1 John 4:19, "We love because He first loved us."

Do we not see this in our Creator, do we not see this in Jesus who died for us in the forgiveness of our sins, that in Him, we may have everlasting life?

Do we not feel Jesus in our hearts of love?

Do we not feel our loved one in our hearts of love?

If God has given us freedom with our own 'free will,' may we see 'greater freedom' in our obedience to Him, for He taught us, "love of God and love of others," as God's greatest commandment, and this is LOVING in TRUTH, with no malice or guilt in our hearts, where in the pureness of our soul seeing 'agape love,' the highest from of love, leading us to God's unconditional love, is this not TRUE FAITH in us, leading us to the 'WORD' of God, where the light is adding LIFE to others in our LOVE, a love that is TRUE?

If we cannot love in truth, as we really FREE from within?

If something from inside us bothers us, is this not because we FAIL to FORGIVE, as a component of loving others in truth, even LOVING our ENEMIES to become our life long friends?

If we know that in these, comes the many miracles of our faith, that more may see the fruits of God's love in them and in their household, for they have believed in His 'word.'

Will the many death in wars, bloodshed in many crimes of violence and destruction, homelessness among the poor, is it not our spirit of truth, where our faithfully departed are now living forever with The Lord, telling us, to open our hearts to God and see how we can mend our broken hearts, that from the guidance of the Holy Spirit and His vessels of truth, come our holiness, that Christ may reveal Himself to us with tears of joy in our hearts seeing many people and children saved from destruction and division of relationships, and illnesses caused by man's pride, he who may think, "I am better than God, I don't need Him for I have a mind of my own."

As he may be humbled in illness, in death and suffering of his household and neighbors, will he then see the signs from God that our human minds may always see us defiled by evil words, leading us to sinfulness, where death may comes nearer with the many demons that may add in our sinful lives.

Where is true education then leading to our salvation?

The 'word' of God, and truth in the gospel free us from the corruption of our souls, where truth in 'divine logic' bring us to life, forever with Christ, as worthy and true children of God.

"Love begets love, hate begets hate, but, in God's light comes the 'word' that gives us lasting peace and happiness, for in His light comes 'true faith' as victory over all of darkness and evil in this life in the corruption of our minds (KJOH)."

Many of us suffer because of our fears, our negativity binds us to evil and sin, that we are blinded by our ego to see the Spirit of Christ in us to seek true happiness in life, many of us fail to see what is true in our spirit, to see what is meant by 'letting go' and 'letting God' rule our lives for in our love, comes God's Kingdom in our hearts and souls, witnessing and proclaiming the true miracles of faith that may come as we live in God's grace.

It is the Holy Spirit who wants me to share in God's truth, the truth of our being, that more may be set free, leading to the joys of living in God's Kingdom, which we may feel in our lifetime, as we seek God's righteousness in Christ Jesus our true Messiah, and every believer of this eternal truth may feel His fullness in his heart.

How can we see true joy, peace and happiness if we come to satisfy ourselves first before others?

God has created us 'not' one or two, but many, that we may share our love for one another.

We may have a family of our own to spend this life together, that before we were born, God knew what path we will be taking, all in God's 'divine plan,' He knowing what is in our hearts.

Is it living in God's words and living in the Spirit of God that we may fully understand this mystery?

We may not, as long as we have a hardened mind, fail to understand this mystery and truth, but one thing I have noticed, as I have learned to believe in God's words, surrendering everything in this world at the foot of His cross, my material and emotional pride, has given me much peace and joy from within.

Only then did I realize, with my humbled and contrite heart, that Jesus Christ is my Lord and my only Master, the same feeling that King David may have felt, with The Lord as his Good Shepherd, for in him, there is nothing that he may want to guide and protect him from darkness and evil.

Many miracles in my life have occurred, from my total healing in spirit and in body, to the many blessings that I have seen in my family, so long as I need not worry, just be my best for Jesus and for the love of others, while I work for The Lord in service of Him who has shown me great love and mercy despite all my inequities, in Him I have come to be strong in my spirit, that I may enlighten others to His light, to His 'word,' to His ways.

In Christ's fullness in my being, I have learned not to entertain any malice against another, for everyone needs to be loved and given value, as I may enlighten more people of what Jesus' teaches, how to love in truth, and how to love in the Spirit of God, avoiding to bear false witness against another, for in our 'ego,' we may always fail to enlighten, when in truth, in the humility our hearts, this is when we may see the light in the many eyes of our soul, it is our faith in His 'word' answering the many mysteries of God in my life, and so with the true faithful, with God, many have been set free from the bondage of sin, with no 'ego' to blind them, with The Lord, no fear of darkness and death my bind them from darkness, for light consumes darkness in their souls, where the light of God's everlasting love and mercy shines from within.

God wants to remind us that we have His Ten Commandments to follow and obey, and as Christ came forth conceived in virgin birth through Mary, our Blessed Mother, the mother of God, to live in the Spirit of God as the Son of the forever living God, again, He wants us to follow God's greatest commandments, all summed up to:  loving God with all our hearts, mind and souls, with all our strength; and loving others as God loves us. or as we love ourselves.

Jesus has come to fulfill the Law and not to abolish it, and it is 'love' in truth that He has come to teach.

Again, many things in this world come unfiltered, as we may rely only on 'human knowledge,' all based on 'human intelligence' and 'human wisdom,' is this not what the serpent promised Eve and Adam, the knowledge of 'good and evil,' where he comes short of defining the difference of 'good and evil' in the flesh, where human wisdom rules, not on 'good and evil in truth,' where truth is in the 'word?'

Where is then that filtering element, as you may open your heart to God, the filtering element is in God's words, for God's words are 'active and ever alive,' forever they will be, all in the Holy Bible, complete we you may read from the original text, from NAB (New American Bible), where the Spirit of God in us can best explain to us what has been revealed to the chosen scribes of truth, where only our spirit where God is present in us, may reveal what is true in the bible verses, however one natural person may interpret it (revealed in the salvation tool), the truth is in our spirit, where the vessels of truth from the Holy Spirit, the holy ones in our hearts of love, comes to our souls as gifts of wisdom, understanding and knowledge of what is divine, may we see or perceive from the many eyes given to us by The Lord of Light, from our faithful soul.

Indeed, in the light of Christ, no evil may hide, His truth sets us free.

The devil deceives the many from what is true in this life, that is why many of us do things evil because of money and things passing, with them comes an imperfect time, made imperfect as we sin in their imperfection.

But when will all these become perfect?

In our perfection in Christ, read more on the 'salvation tool' and be freed.

Look around you, whom do you think is the 'false' master, is it not money and things material, where all things passing we may see in the essence of 'time and space,' comes the truth that in this temporary life, is this not God testing us of our faith?

Many are lost as they put their ego first, where evil may see in us our weakness, where we may lie in the flesh, then may come more misdeeds of the flesh.

Believing in truth in 'divine logic' may reveal to us the truth in this life, depending on how deep is our faith, or on how we may see our faith increased on how much things meaningless that we may need to surrender before The Lord, is this not how we may grow in spirit?

How may we humble ourselves to God, to keep our hearts and minds fertile?

Like 'humus' that grows in our souls to remove our blindness from 'true faith,' where in our seeing souls, the many eyes, God reveals in us the many eyes of His Spirit passed on to our souls, that we may see the true meaning of God's love in us, through Christ Jesus as The Lamb of God possessing the ever shining light, He remains our one and only true Master in this life, our one and only true Lord, as the King of all Kings, and Lord of all Lords, our final Judge as the forever living Messiah in our faithful hearts.

Again, we may totally be missing the whole point in this life, which is the 'love' of our Creator in us, and the 'love of Jesus' in us, that we may understand in full the purpose of our being, for Jesus is 'the way, the truth and the life.'

Giving back to Him His truth, is our love for one another, in truth, and see us blessed as we may not doubt, in the perseverance of our faith, and see greater miracles of faith and healing may happen before our very eyes.

Verily, God loves us and wants us back in Christ Jesus, His only begotten Son who ransomed us from sins and evil, that we may have everlasting life in us in the forgiveness of sins, for Jesus is 'love' as God is, and His divine message to us all is 'not to hate,' or we become a 'liar' like the devil when we hate, and how can we be redeemed from 'hellish life' if there is malice in our hearts, as in the revelation of 'Truth in Purgatory' to Saint Catherine of Genoa (links seen from the salvation tool)?

Whoever has seen Jesus has seen The Father, for they belong to One Spirit, the Spirit of God, and where Jesus is the true 'Word of God,' where every word that comes from His mouth are so absolute and so true and perfect; His words are 'active and alive' piercing through our body, our souls, and penetrates down to our bone and marrow that we may know the attitudes of the heart, and his words are as perfect as God can be, for He is God 'incarnate.'

If we utter the same words to help enlighten, the words coming out from thee mouth of God, in all these, we are made instruments of Him who is in us, where His Spirit rules our soul, it is our humbled soul in the obedience of our hearts, that we may become a servant leader of His cause, sharing His light.

If we get misunderstood when we boast of Him, blessed are they who may fail to understand. May the light of Christ, One with the Holy Spirit, shine upon them that they too may possess His consuming light.

If we have proven ourselves deserving of God's love, Christ's listens, that in our prayers for our loved ones, our dearly faithfully departed, we may feel them in our being that they in us, in our hearts of love, are now 'like angels' in heaven, where we feel God's love in us as it is in God's love in them, where in our hearts we may feel God's heavenly Kingdom from within, for Christ is in us, they all lived forever in Christ, in them is the truth in our spirit, the truth that Jesus has already conquered the world that He now judges the living and the dead, He now repays those mortally living of our conduct, and rewards those who do good deeds, that we must hold each other's arms to proclaim of God's truth and be one with Christ in our journey through life.

In the 'breaking of the bread,' comes our unity of our love for one another, bearing with one another all of our imperfections, for we are all sinners in this imperfect life, that from within us, may we be touched by The Holy Spirit to continue to love and forgive, in all these, cleansed by His blood in the Holy Eucharist, comes our perfection in Christ Jesus.

"The time to live in God's glory is 'now,'" that more may see God's Kingdom from within, and the cross as the power of God, may save us, by the cross may we renew our lives in the righteousness and holiness of Christ who died for us.

It remains The Father to chose the ones to live in His vine that He nourishes, by 'divine plan,' He knows what is true in our hearts, that in the glory of The Lamb comes His glory as The Father.

All these truth come from the Holy Scripture, and they remain true forever.

Jesus is the Lamb in the love of The Father and of the human race, as the new creation, that He has to send His Son, to set us free from the sins of our fore-parents, in Adam and Eve.

It is funny we are doing the many sins of Adam and Eve, the sins of pride, is this not the same sins in the 'idolatry of our souls?'

Is this not where false prophets come though wrong and misguided beliefs by way of atheism, agnostics, and non-Christian believers, is this not the lies of the serpent that death may come upon us where we put Mammon as our false god, in money, lust which may create in us living from among the wicked, the filthy and the dogs, unable to control our mouth and our actions in the misdeeds and vanity of the flesh?

Going back to truthfulness may we see 'divine logic' guiding us to our true purpose in this life, where God may lead us back to His only begotten Son, and the Blessed Mother in Mary, in her many apparitions, she wants us to go back to her Son in Christ Jesus, and to stay in His light that true joy and peace may reign in our hearts, so in the hearts of many as we may come together in our faith, sharing the joys of living with The Lord, in His heavenly Kingdom from within us..

The realities of life makes everything passing, meaningless and imperfect.

The prince of darkness, the devil, may never stop deceiving us, not until we may see from within us the truth in possessing God's heavenly Kingdom in us, that we may become a living witness of God's many miracles as we prosper true love, true peace and true joy from our hearts.

The perfection of God's love remains in us, as we may not fear anything of evil, where fear of death follows.

While many things in this life may come imperfect, have you not noticed, do we not see our perfection when we see and feel Christ's holiness and righteousness in us?

As Jesus said after the arrest of Saint John the baptist, "The time is fulfilled, The Kingdom of God is near," as in Mark 1:15 (NIV), "...repent and believe in the gospel,"

"Jesus comes our everlasting hope, comes true peace and joy in our hearts (KJOH)."

It is evil that rules our flesh if we allow our 'ego,' affected by the evil virus, to control our being.

If we fail in understanding because of our 'pride,' is it not our 'ego' that blocks us from learning the truth from within?

Truth in 'divine logic,' in the truth in our spirit, where 'living in the Spirit of God makes us more powerful than living in the flesh,' how then can we ever reconcile eternal truth from the lies of the flesh?

'Love of 'self' (ego), remains the hindrance to true peace and joy in this life.

How can we be freed from our slavery to sin, if we force ourselves to believe that the root cause comes from our 'ego,' leading us to believing that we are better God?

But can we be God?

In mortal death, we cannot be God, but our witnessing of God's heavenly Kingdom is within our hearts of love, coupled with the many miracles of faith that may come along, in healing, in wondrous gifts of talents in us and in our household, in life being added to us as we may escape death in many ways for God's grace is in us in the any events that may come to test our faith, are these not signs from God than His heavenly Kingdom is in us.

If we see deceptions in the corruption of others with things passing, do we not see the truth in the 'word?'

Jesus said, "Anyone who finds their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life for my sake will find it," as in Matthew 10:39 (NIV).

See this reality before our very eyes, the signs of God in our life are real and true, that by His 'word' comes our salvation, adding life to us, adding miracles for Christ Jesus is the bread of life, and the ever shining light that leads us to salvation, where in our hearts of love, we may see a glimpse of the 'new heaven the the new earth' living by God's grace, by God's truth in His light.

If we see us healed with healing herbs, in Ben Sira or Sirach chapter 38 of the Old Testament, we see the 'word' of God leading us back to health and life with healing herbs that God blesses and nourishes to be used by doctors blessed by God, keeping true to their faith.

[Read on:  Evil Virus Spread by Our Ego]

It is 'human logic' that will lead us to the truth in 'divine logic,' as we may learn to open our hearts to God, open our hearts to the love of God, that in Christ, we may see God's love for us blessing us in abundance in our spirit, and in things material and passing as God may allow, and as the Holy Spirit may give us spiritual gifts, so with gifts of knowledge in the love of one another.

All these come from God, through Christ Jesus, who is the light of creation and the light of truth in the Spirit of God, all these we may fully understand as we read on the 'salvation tool,' "Jesus is Real - An Attestation to the Truth, and 'Divine Logic,' and Seeing Jesus in Magnificence."

Get the printed version that you may share with others of what is true in the Spirit of God, all these inspired by the Holy Spirit, where in truth,

God has revealed Himself to me, and all these I share in the many miracles of life.

That in the light of truth comes healing of every family, every nations and of the whole world in the Spirit of God, where Christ Jesus is, he is everywhere, as the fullness of the Deity in bodily form, he is above all things and above all authority, again, as true Messiah, he comes to judge us all, the living and the dead, in this life, in this world, and in the after life, where we all connect with one another in our love for each other, that no evil may rule us, whence we may see, from within our hearts, the Kingdom of God is in us.

May peace and joy come to our hearts of gold, our kindness and generosity of our loving hearts bring us to Christ's fullness in our being, that more lives may be saved as more may see God's Kingdom in their hearts of love,

Where is war, hatred, lust and selfishness if we have the Spirit of God in our being, where Christ reigns forever in 'true faith,' by His grace we live.

Your reactions will be greatly appreciated as you may see greater revelations from the Holy Spirit reading in full the 'salvation tool' on 'Divine Logic,' as we may give value to one another, in truth and in the love of Christ.

May we see God's fullness in your being in Christ, for 'God's words' are forever eternal and will never pass away.

Blessings to you all as we continue to pray for one another to spread what is true in the light of Christ.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Changing Tracks: Mario Joseph, Muslim Imam convert to Catholic Priest and Preacher - Taped Interview on YouTube with Cristina Casado

A great revealing interview with Mario Joseph, the Muslim Imam - formerly known as Moulavi Sulaiman - who converted to the Roman Catholic Christian faith, now a guest in this Youtube recorded show:  Changing Tracks with Cristina Casado to talk about his conversion.

In 1 John 4:8 (source:  biblehub.com,NIV), "Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love."

In the process of  his interview, Mario Joseph, an ordained Catholic Christian priest, the following important parts of the interview are worthy of note (thanks again to my friend, Bob Villasor for sharing me this very important youtube video reference via email) that more may be inspired to share the light of truth in Christ with all others who may seek God's kingdom and His righteousness:

What does the Koran says about Mohammad and about Jesus?

"The name of the Prophet Mohammad I found in Koran 4 places.  But the name of Jesus I found in 25 places.  There itself I was a little confused.  Why does the Koran gives more preference to Jesus?'

"And second thing, I could not see any woman's name in Koran.  Prophet's Muhammad's mother's name or wife's name or children name, no.  In the Koran, there is only one woman's name I found:  Mariam (Mary), the mother of Jesus.  No other woman's name.'

"And in the Holy Koran, Chapter 3, the name of the chapter is "Family of Mariam," and the Holy Koran Chapter 19, the name of the chapter itself is "Mariam."  I was very curious to know why the Koran say all these things?  About Mariam, Holy Koran Chapter 3 verses 34 onwards, says that 'Mary was born without original sin.  She never commited any sin in her life, she was ever virgin.'

"Koran Chapter 3 verse 23 says that she went to Heaven with her physical body.  Even the Assumption is in the Holy Koran.'

"And then about Jesus, I read Chapter 3 verses 45-55 verses, there are 10 points which the Koran makes about Jesus.  The first thing Koran says, the Arabic word which means 'Word of God,' and the second things which means, "Spirit of God." And the third is 'al-Masih' which means 'Jesus Christ.'  So Koran gives the name for Jesus:  'Word of God,' 'Spirit of God,' 'Jesus Christ.'

"And then the Koran says Jesus spoke when he was very small like 2 days after his birth.  He began to speak.  Koran says that Jesus created a live bird with mud.  He took some mud, formed a bird, then He breath into it and it became a live bird.  So I think he can give life.  He gave life to mud clay.'

"And then Koran says that Jesus cured a man born blind, and a man with leprosy, etc.  Curiously, the Koran says that Jesus gave life to dead people, Jesus went to heaven, He is still alive and will come again.'

"When I saw all these things in the Koran, my thinking was what the Koran says about Mohammad.  According to Koran Prophet Mohammad is not the 'Word of God,' not the 'Spirit of God,' never spoke when he was 2 days old, never created any bird with mud, never cured any sick people, never raised any dead people, he himself died and according to Islam he is not alive and he will not come back.'

"So there was a lot of difference between these two prophets.  I did not call Jesus God.  My idea was, 'he is a prophet but he is a prophet greater than Mohammad."

Then Joseph asks of his Arabic teacher of 10 years in Arabic college how God created the universe, and he said, "through the Word," and when he asked, 'Word as Creator or creation?' His teacher was very careful in answering the question and may have felt he was being tricked.   

When Joseph concluded that since the Word of God is the Creator, then "Jesus is the Creator, then the Muslims must become Christians," his Arabic teacher was irritated that he told him to get out, and so Joseph further narrates...  

"Suppose if he says the Word is creation, he will be trapped, you know why?  He said everything created through the Word.  Suppose if he said the Word is creation then how did God create the Word?  So he cannot say the Word is Creator, he cannot say the Word is creation so he was quite angry he pushed me out of his room and said, 'Word of God is not the Creator nor the creation, you get out of here,' he said.'

If you see things so clearly, why do you think Muslims do not convert to Christianity?

"They try to prove, they say, 'the Word is not the Creator, not the creation, the Word is not God. Not God.  Not the Creator, not the creation, so not God."

"So they don't equal with God that's all their problem.  So then when he said that, I told my teacher,
'Word is not the Creator, not the creation, that is why Christians say the Word is Son of God.'

"Then he told me if there was a son of God I must show him the wife of God.  Without wife, no chance of having a son.  Then I showed a portion from the Koran:  Koran says that God can see without eyes, God can talk without tongue, God can hear without ears, it is written in Koran.  I said if that is the case, He can have a son without a wife.'

"So there we had a big argument and you know at the end what I did?  I took my Koran, put it on my chest and I said, "Allah, tell me what I should do?  Because your Koran says Jesus is still alive, Mohammad is no more.  You tell me whom should I accept.

"After my prayer I opened my Koran, I did not ask anyone, I asked only my Allah. When I opened Koran I saw Chapter 10 verse 94.  You know what Koran says?  (He said the verse in Arabic then translated it to English) "If you any doubt in this Koran which I give to you, go and read the bible or ask the people, those who read the bible, the truth is already revealing that."

What prompted you to become a baptized Christian (now being a Catholic Christian):

"So if you ask me who made me Christian? ... but the Holy Koran converted me to Christianity (referring to his previous story of his being led to that given Koran verse after praying to his Allah for enlightenment).'

What happens to those who will accept Jesus as their Savior?

"In John 1:12, it is written in the Bible that anyone who accepted Jesus, Jesus will give them power to become children of God."

The joy in believing in Jesus:

"When I know that it was my last moment of death (as his dad tried to kill him for believing in Jesus), I thought anyway Jesus died, but he came back.  If I believe in Jesus, and die, I too may get my life, you know. A kind of joy, it is better to die in Jesus.'

When he was about to be killed by his father, uttered the name of 'JESUS' and was saved:

"When I decided, suddenly, a light fell on my forehead.  A moonlight, something fell on me.  And there was a kind of electric shock, something passed throughout my veins. I was so energized from somewhere the energy flowing through my body.  I could not control myself.  There was so much energy in my bones.  I pulled my dad's hand down, and I cried out 'JESUS!'

"When I cried out, my dad fell on the ground.  When he fell with the knife which he was holding there was a big wound on his chest.  And there was bleeding, and some kind of foam coming from his mouth and he was screaming.'

"And all were shocked:  my brothers and mom, my sisters.  They don't know what was happening.  So they thought my dad was already dead.  They took my dad to the hospital.  When they were running to the hospital, they forgot to lock my room from outside."

How he escaped:

"And I was in an energy that I cannot tell you because I was like I was only born, no food so many days, more than twenty days.  New born but with a lot of energy.'

"So I just came out, put on my dad's clothes, and ran into a taxi on a way straight to get out (and the taxi driver was a Christian who knew what were his issues, he helped him providing him food, candies, he became his best friend with whom he has contact every now and then)."

He knows and believes that Jesus is everywhere:

"That day (having survived the whole harrowing ordeal with his dad), I know that Jesus is alive, even now.  Whey I call him.  Everywhere I know that he(Jesus) is present.'

 "(Reiterating if he believed in the many gods and goddesses in India, he said he is not certain what happens when he dies)  But in Christ, who died, but he came back.  So I have a hope if I die in Christ, I will come back.  So it is better to be sure of death, and that should be in Christ.'

"I am not afraid of death but that is a fact.  The only thing I am thinking: after my death, what?'

"To have eternal life, you need Jesus."

Destiny after death in Islam, Buddhism or Hinduism - "uncertain:"

"You have to think like this, when Prophet Mohammed died, he was buried but we don't know where he went.  If I believe in him and die, I don't know where I will go (so with those who believe in Buddhism of Hinduism, people lived and died in India, Mario's country, and says he does not know where they went).'

As Christians, where do people go after they die as they get purified in Christ?:

"But only in Christianity Jesus took my sin, my punishment, and removed sin from me, and He made me pure, and He can surrender me to God.  The Father saying he's pure.  I have purified, I have taken all his transgressions, his punishment and his sins. so now you can take him to heaven.'

"So Jesus is my Savior.  He's a perfect man, because I am man.  My Savior should be a man.  And He is perfect to God because I need eternal life; Only God can give eternal life.'

"It's very simple to tell you.  The consequences of sin is death.  So, to remove the death what you must do ... to remove the darkness you must bring light.  The same way, to remove death you must bring life.'

Whose sacrifice is needed for eternal life?:

"Whose life?  In the Old Testament they were giving the life of animal, because they believe the life in blood and animal blood.  And Muslims are doing this even now.  But to remove my death, I need eternal life.  From where I can get eternal life?  Only from God.  And that is given by Jesus on the cross.'

The essence of salvation in the body and blood of Christ and the power of the Holy Eucharist in the Catholic faith:

"So when I partake in His body and in His blood, I am partaking in His life.  I am becoming part of His life.;'

"That's why Jesus calls me 'brother.'  And Jesus and we both call God "Daddy."  You know, it's a union in God, and we are obtaining eternal life.  So to receive always, you must be a Catholic.'

"Because Jesus clearly said, "If you eat of my body, if you drink my blood, you shall never die.  Even if you die, I will raise you."

"So, that's why I decided to become Christian, especially a Catholic."

What is the message to Europe regarding the new global evangelization trust in Christ?:

"In Revelation 2:2-4, "God himself says I know the hard work you did for me.  Spain did lot of hard work for the name of Jesus, and I know how much you suffered for me.  Lot of suffering we have gone through for Jesus.'

"And I know how you tolerate the false prophets.  Spain has faught false prophets for many years, and then God says, but now I have a complaint against you.  You lost that first love, get back that love.  So then to Europe God is saying only one thing:  get the same love back.".

"So then to Europe, God is saying only one thing:  'Get the same love back.  How your forefathers where here - get back.'

"And we all will pray for that and we will work for that.  That's all my ambition."

Amen.  God bless Catholic Christian convert priest and preacher, Mario Joseph.

I strongly feel the Holy Spirit in him.  He is an instrument of truth in Christ, and "boasts in the Lord," in his openly declared ambition, selfless with no malice, and in the purest of intentions.

As in 1 Corinthians 1:31(source:  biblehub.com,NIV), "Therefore, as it is written:  "Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord." 

"God in Jesus calls on us to unite in Him, and by the power of God's words, in Jesus' mighty name, staying empowered in His lighted path with the crucified Christ in each and everyone of us, may we fearlessly enjoin Him, as we journey through life in Him and with Him to lead us back to the glory of God's love in Christ that we may all conquer the world in PEACE in His LOVE and COMPASSION and free it from the bondage of deception, malice, selfishness and pride, from the bondage of sin, in hatred and vengeance, senseless killings including abortion and violence, in worldly relationships and lust, in making money in Mammon as master in the idolatrous offender and deceiver who is but desperate to propagate only evil in darkness."   

"To God be the glory, as we may 'let go' of all our fears and find more meaning in this life, as we may live in faith and strive to be perfect seeking God's kingdom in Christ's righteousness, in good deeds and kindness, in love and forgiveness, as we may put our trust in Jesus, our Lord and Savior, our true Master and King, and 'let God.'"

"Hallelujah to the Lamb!"

[Read related post:  Supporting links and ebooks for "'Laminin,' Binding Truth of the Cross and Creation, Avoiding Hell and Purgatory on what physical manifestation the human body has that connects us to the truth about Christ Jesus and the power of His death on the cross, that more people in all nations may come united, steadfast and strong in sharing the light of truth in Christ Jesus, that more may be saved.]

Thursday, April 10, 2014

"Seven Percent Only" - Praying in truth and unconditional love is priceless

Awesome and powerful video of truth and unconditional love in prayers and concern for others (thanks to my friend Mike for sharing this).  

It is always humbling to pray for others, best if we acknowledge as we may always presume, many others are praying for us as well, never judging, always joyful and prayerful, as well as thankful in all circumstances, for this is God's will for us in Christ Jesus, as in 1 Thessalonians 5:17:17.  

And it is so beautiful to be inspired in this truth and, perhaps, you may help increase the percentage of those who truly believe, who trust in Jesus and never doubt.  Blessings as we KJOH (Keep Jesus in our hearts). 

Saturday, August 27, 2011

"The Truth in Purgatory as in the Vision of Saint Catherine of Genoa"

"The Treatise on Purgatory - Saint Catherine of Genoa" from www.catholictreasury

You may not believe in Purgatory, but this may change your outlook in life as Saint Catherine of Genoa shares her vision of Purgatory in her life long devotion to God as you read through our above link.

 I was just ticketed for parking violation.  My lovely wife reminded me on a Thursday morning of July 2011 that I should go look out from the balcony of the apartment building we are staying in Los Angeles, California, and see the ticket on my car's windshield.

Sure enough, I saw the familiar small white envelope on my car's windshield.  It was my second parking violation ticket, and a charge of another $68 will be another slash on our budget.  And to think, I can't imagine that I forgot all about the need to re-position my car the day before when me and my 18 year old son had just done a pretty good hand wash on it two days before the traffic enforcer caught it sitting on that side of the road where the city street sweeper truck was scheduled to do its cleaning routine for that week, and almost all the time that day before, I was just proudly gleaming at it enjoying the sight of my newly washed car that saved me around $10.

Oh well, as they say, "if something will go wrong, it will go wrong," and I have to admit of my human weakness, and I rejoice in acknowledging my weakness in my forgetfulness as I am made whole in Christ every time I see myself humbled.  And I am happy for those who accept their faults for it is this acceptance of what is true that one learns to renew and better himself and stand strong as witness to God's truth in his words.

I just have to console myself that, perhaps, the city needed more funds to cover its bigger deficit.  And spending $68 for six months parking near the sidewalk is not really bad, huh?

With a weak faith, the evil one could have easily ruined my day, but the Holy Spirit seems to be reminding me always not to worry, for worrying will not add a single hour or day in my life, as Jesus has said to his disciples in Matthew 6:27.

And in 2 Corinthians 11:30, Saint Paul in Christ states, “If I must boast, I will boast of the things that will show my weakness.”

What can happen worse is a possible heated conflict among individuals because of a disagreement over flimsy things such as anything material that is never worthy of any argument, as all things that one cannot bring along upon one's death, these becoming eventually meaningless.  And it is in treasuring things that may bring one to eternal life, for me, is more worthy of keeping in one's heart and spirit, and being steadfast in our faith that we may never falter in sharing this truth with our family and love ones, if we truly love them and care for them.  And is this not the words of God that we should learn to seek and adhere to?

That is why, for me, the essence of faith and obedience in His words through Christ Jesus has become an important guide in my life, and I know that anything material cannot be brought along when I will be called by God Almighty telling me my ''time is up.'

In 1 Thessalonians 5:16-17, Saint Paul, after he admonished everyone to live in peace with each other, to encourage the timid to help the weak, to be patient with everyone, nobody to pay wrong for wrong and to always be kind to each other and to everyone else, he said, “Be joyful always, pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

And the more I live my life, the more peace and happiness comes in my heart and spirit as I reflect on above powerful verses.

In above example, there is nothing that compares with attuning your life in humility and obedience to God's will through God's words in Christ and his commandments, that we can better prepare ourselves ready and duly cleansed and worthy of God's embrace even while we live this life, as Purgatory in itself.

Essence of Purgatory 

The essence of Purgatory coincides with the truth in Christ's teachings and it clarifies the meaning of retribution, confession of sins, forgiveness of sins, prayer and repentance with renewal, and Purgatory's state compared with heaven and hell.

Here on earth, according to Saint Catherine,  we can already start cleansing our selves from all sins and from all impurities in our hearts and spirit, as we prepare for the afterlife, when we will one day be with our Lord Jesus Christ in heaven, as she has done so herself, manifest in her life long dedication to God, in humility and total obedience to His will, especially in her last 10 years of her life serving and showing her selfless sacrifice in the care and love of others.

Come to think of it, how can we be accepted in heaven if we still are attached to things material, to our pride, to sins of lust and other sins that make our souls unclean and unfit to ever be worthy of God's embrace in His Heavenly Kingdom?

Will it not help for us to approach all things that is set forth before us as trials from the Lord, and that he may not burden us with something the we cannot bear or endure, so long as we stay faithful to him?

In Romans 6:11-14 St. Paul states, “In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires. Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness. For sin shall not be your master, because you are not under law, but under grace.”

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 exhorts us in St. Paul, “For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”

That is why, whenever I experience something that goes wrong, I pray for a better understanding of all these and rejoice in God's blessings instead of uselessly panicking and getting tempted with the thought of something that is here to test my patience and my faith, as I always trust in the Lord that nothing on earth can ever be greater than Him and His love for all of us through His Son, Jesus Christ.

And in everything unexpected that happens in this life, I believe, blessings will soon come in abundance through faith in Christ Jesus, as has been proven many times in my life with my family.

A few days after my parking violation, we saw a long beautiful cabinet table sitting near the recycling bin, seemingly slightly used and made of good material.  For whatever reason the former owners discarded it is the least of my concern, but it fit very well our need for our bedroom TV and the need for extra drawers to duly help organize a few clutter in our room.

We felt that this saved us another $200 or so if we opted to purchase a similar versatile table.

"God is really good," I said to my wife, "he provides us with what we need."  My wife smilingly nodded with glee in her eyes.  To think it is not the first time that we experienced God's goodness.

In Proverbs 37:4, “Delight yourself with the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.”

And it is in the guidance and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit that we can further be guided in this truth as we continuously thank God for giving us the desires of our heart.

Let us now get into the life of Saint Catherine of Genoa before we summarize to you the essence of God's revelation to her about Purgatory in 'The Treaties of Purgatory."

Saint Catherine and Her Faith

As early as in the young tender age of 13, Saint Catherine has already confessed of her wish to enter into the convent of Santa Maria del Grazie, in Genoa, Italy.  This house of the Augustinian Canonesses of the Lateran was where her elder sister, Limbania, took the vow as a nun.

When her confessor heard this, he immediately told the young Catherine of the difficulties of the life of the religious to which she responded with such 'prudence and zeal' that amazed Father Cattaneo Marabotto prompting him to see in her something that is 'not human but supernatural and divine.'

She grew up to become a tall and beautiful lady with a 'well shaped body, fair complexioned and possessed dark eyes.  It did not take long before her elder brother, Giacomo, who inherited her father's wealth and possessions when he passed away, planned her betrothal to Guiliano  Adorni, from the powerful Ghibeline family, with the support of her mother, and she was left with no choice as she accepted this cross to carry in blind obedience to her mother and her elder brother.

Her husband was described of possessing a 'strange and recalcitrant nature who wasted his substance in disorderly living.'  But as years passed, she was exposed to practicing a certain commerce with the world.  Until her conversion in 1474 during the Eve of Saint Bernard when she fell down unconscious from prayer as she saw a vision of our Lord covered with blood from the cross from whence, she cried out loud, "No more of the world for me! No more sin!"

She devoted the rest of her life caring for the sick while being guided by the Ladies of Mercy and living in a life of prayer.  She was able to obtain from her husband a promised that she would live with her as a brother, which he kept.  She lived in utter sacrifice and avoided all kinds of worldly temptations.

A few years after her conversion, her husband joined her in her works of mercy after he himself received the third order of Saint Francis.  And in 1497, she nursed her husband until he died, extolled her of all her virtues in his will and left her all his possessions.

Saint Catherine suffered in her life while serving and caring for sick as 'rector of the hospital with unlimited powers.'   She so arranged that her prayerful devotions and her ecstasies will not interfere in her activities while she cared for the sick.  And in total humility and faith in the Lord she happily joined our Creator on the 15th of September, 1510.

Recorded by Mrs. Charlotte Balfour, as extracted from Saint Catherine's writings, "We should not wish for anything but what comes to us from moment to moment," Saint Catherine told her spiritual children, "exercising ourselves none the less for good. For he who would not thus exercise himself, and await what God sends, would tempt God. When we have done what good we can, let us accept all that happens to us by Our Lord's ordinance, and let us unite ourselves to it by our will. Who tastes what it is to rest in union with God will seem to himself to have won to Paradise even in this life."

Saint Catherine's doctrine, "The Treatise of Purgatory

In conceptualizing her vision of Purgatory, Saint Catherine states that those in Hell are careless in their salvation while those in Purgatory are those whose guilt have been wiped away from the moment of their death as they have acknowledged their sins and have earnestly 'repented for their offences against divine goodness,' with their pain ever lessening with the time.

Both those in Hell and Purgatory have 'no more free will' upon the time of death, with those in Hell having the will to sin, and 'bears the guilt with them throughout eternity,'  as they suffer the pain they would have to endure without end.

Men dead in sin merit infinite pain for an infinite time, but God's mercy only allotted to him at a given  time and has determined the quantity of pain, in justice 'God could have given him more pain.'

Saint Catherine emphasized, "O how dangerous is sin committed in malice! Hardly does a man repent him thereof, and without repentance he will bear its guilt for as long as he perseveres, that is for as long as he wills a sin committed or wills to sin again."

If you try to examine your conscience, do you in anyway feel bad or feel the pain, sorrow, grief and the guilt as you sin such as wantonly denying the words and commandments of God and in Christ by:

  1. lying before others to suit your own selfish desires and satisfaction and not accepting who and what we really are and not asking forgiveness for our sins and iniquities;
  2. bearing as a false witness against another;
  3. your ill intent to defraud, malign or punish another out of your own selfish desires, out of envy, jealousy. or out of undue retaliation or vengeance;
  4. your non-forgiveness, persecuting others, including yourself, by letting them or yourself suffer the pain, either physical or emotional, out of self-pity, your own anger, selfishness, pride, vain conceit, with your continuous tirade of demeaning words, insults, blames, curses or slander against something done which merit not anything that may be noble, righteous, or worthy of praise, and out of love, that disrespects the dignity of your neighbor whose body made in God's image and likeness becomes a sacred temple of God, and against anything which you yourself may have also been guilty of before;
  5. or an opinion or point of view which goes against the words of God and the evil outcome thereof;
  6. coveting, claiming or using without due permission or authority what is not yours or belongs to your neighbors;
  7. vanity and love for material things more than our love and our trust in God through Christ Jesus, and through our love of others, that God, not we or anything material, may be glorified;
  8. and all other sins of lust you can think of? 

If we feel no remorse or any guilt in any of the aforementioned sins of malice, we may be bound to Hell where there is the absence of God.

And Saint Faustina, in her 'Vision of Hell,' where God revealed to her the different tortures of Hell that all may know about the truth and the reality of the existence of Hell, also complements the revelation of God on Saint Catherine about Purgatory.

The pain of those damned in hell, however, is still 'not infinite in quantity' as the 'dear goodness of God sheds the ray of His mercy even in Hell.'

Only God knows what punishment one will need to endure in Hell or in Purgatory, depending on how we have lived in this life and depending on the depth of our prayers as we pray with all our heart and in all sincerity, that through our good deeds and love for others, our God of love and mercy and forgiveness, through Christ our Lord and Savior, may hear and  listen to us.

God wants us to continue to be prayerful, as we praise. thank and show how we adore Him through His Son, Jesus Christ, and to follow him, what we may be guided in his light, and be willing to share this light too with others as we show our genuine love can concern for our neighbors, starting with our own family.

Is it not apparent that it is in loving God and others that we truly see a more fulfilling, noble, honorable and respectable way of loving ourselves?

Praying for our dearly departed love ones, and for others worthy of our prayers, for God's rays of love, mercy and forgiveness to possibly cleanse those still in Purgatory as a show of our love and concern for them, as we believe in the power of the love of God and the power of prayers, is this not what God wants of us, a show of our intense faith through our love for others?

In Mark 11:24, Jesus said, “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”  

And may God's greater wisdom in the Holy Spirit guide us in our faith that through it all, God knows what is in our hearts as He is all knowing, almighty and powerful.  Obedience and humility to His will makes us whole in Him, and believing that in His time and in His way, He knows what is best for us as He answers at best our prayers as part of His greater plan for us all, that we may remain in His light and not turn to where darkness is for in our doubts and in our pride come our weakened souls onto temptation from the evil one, in deceit that feeds malice in our flesh to satisfy hunger in our ego.

In everything, may our spirit be stronger in the humility and obedience of our hearts and souls to God, ever abiding in Jesus in our faith, for as always, may we see greater wisdom in believing in God's will upon us all, as in the Lord's Prayer, "God's will be done," as we may as soon, in our faithful and loving patience, 'taste and see the goodness of the Lord.'

In John 15:7, “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.”

And in Matthew 19:26, Jesus Said, "With God, all things are possible."

[Read our related post on:  "... 'Jesus Saves' via Christaninsal.Over-blog.com, on Love in Christ, Mama Mary and the Saints" as you may want to seek for further enlightenment in God's words.]

Saint Catherine reminds us too that those committing malice who refuse to repent and renew, they shall bear its guilt for as long as they persevere, that is, for as long as they will to commit the sin or they will to sin again, they may be in danger of being bound for Hell if in this life they continue to sin in malice and refuse to totally cleanse themselves of this sin.

We are being admonished by Saint Catherine, by divine enlightenment, to be stronger in our faith than our cravings for anything material, to be selfless in our love for God and of others, less we want to suffer Hell, as early as in this life.

Through it all, knowing and believing that we have the crucified Christ in us, in "laminin," the protein molecule that binds the cells and tissues together that make us one body, and yes, it is in a form of a cross, we need to be stronger in this life as we carry our own cross while being strong in the Spirit of Christ, and that in Christ there is hope, for in Christ and with Christ there is everlasting love and mercy as we may live in His truth, in His light and by His redeeming and sanctifying grace.

[Read on related supporting post to ebook:  "Supporting Videos and Links for ebook,'Laminin,' the Binding Truth of the Cross and Creation ..."]

It is in dying to one self and being one with God through Christ Jesus, and in Christ, that one may experience this feeling of ecstasy in him as he experiences his oneness with God.

She likens our cravings for material things as similar to one who, by instinct, cannot but bear living without bread in this life, to which one reacts so strongly with the pain felt so intense with its absence that one is experiencing Hell, his impatience and his will may lead him to be damned in Hell, as his will may become wholly and solely focused on the bread which he so desires.

But for one who lives in restraint and is able to deny himself of his worldly cravings and has accepted the words of Christ as the real and true food for himself in this life, may very well be freed from guilt, as he would bear every pain and suffering necessary to see God in Christ Jesus, our true Savior who has brought us life and love.

Life Cycles Toward God or Mammon

Leaning towards God through Christ, may very well conform with Saint Christine's message of renewal and redemption that may cleanse one's self and may lead to eternal life, as opposed to that vicious cycle towards evil that lead to Mammon and Hell.

Let me try to simplify the two vicious cycles that may either make or break relationships in our life, and these are as follows:

1) one with God as master   >>>   any given situation   >>>   practice love, humility, forgiveness, sharing using God's words and Commandments as weapons and tools    >>>    be joyful, pray, and give thanks     >>>    avoid conflict     >>>     peace and love     >>>    more productive, efficient and fruitful in the light of truth in Christ    >>>    HEAVEN

note: above cycle may continue until death, and onto eternal life, may lengthen life, and more importantly, may lead to HEAVEN

as compared to:

2) one with Mammon (material things, money, sins of lust, power, wealth)     >>>     any given situation      >>>    worry, blame, dig on past mistakes using pride, selfishness, human wisdom and intelligence or hurting/lethal weapons as tools      >>>     injuries, death,     >>>     conflict, unforgiveness, hatred, vegeance     >>>     goes back to worry, blame, etc. = vicious cycle of never ending conflict, inefficiency and new unproductive situations are created with snowballing effect     >>>     growing Mammon in the absence of God in Christ   >>>   HELL

note: above cycle may continue until death, and it may shorten life, and sadly, may lead to HELL, even as early as in this life, especially when there is the absence of God in one's life

Do you see now the clearer picture and the root causes of good and evil? Which cycle would you rather choose?

Two Rays of Light from God for Cleansing

Saint Catherine talks of two kinds of rays from the enormous light from God. One that purifies and another that destroys all the imperfections in our soul, and destroys the 'self' in us, although already in the state of the absence of guilt with complete repentance made during our lifetime.

This 'self' refers to our inner being that has caused us to sin in malice, pride and selfishness.

As we have accepted the love of God in Christ, there is a need for our purification, one free from all imperfection as one takes away the rust from his soul until it becomes pure as gold ready to face God and be one with Him.

Earlier in this life, God wants us to already purify ourselves from any imperfection that we may be cleansed from sin and from all guilt in confession and repentance, followed with total renewal that anytime we are called, we are purified and sinless, as well as guiltless to perfection, ready to be one with him in eternal life.

In Matthew 5:43-48, Jesus tells the crowd and his disciples, “You have heard that is was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.”

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Redeeming USA and the World from Debt and Chaos, With Music Video 'You are Mine'

'Debt Crisis Hits Heart of Eurozone, ECB extends Lifeline' via Yahoo News 

USA, the "Number One Economy in the World" has been humbled by its Debt Crisis with a whopping $14.3 Trillion and more in unsettled international loan obligations.

Everybody knows whatever happens to America, with its great power and influence, a big part of the world follows.

And now, we see many of big guns in the European Union also showing signs of weakness in the stock market as in above link.

A video presentation from a well known economist and financial analyst has predicted the downfall of America as early as 2008, when it bailed out many a big name in the American business industry and worldwide.

And another one suggested three investment solutions out of the Debt Ceiling Debacle through our link on Money Morning.

But what could be the best solution?

It seems no ordinary man can save America from its woes, and this time, do you think a miracle from God will save America, or the world?

Not even Superman, Batman, the Flash, Green Lantern, Wolverine or much less Lady Gaga or Justin Beiber or even Captain America can solve the problem, lol?

The Need for God and Love in this World

Is it not true that the America we once knew has put emphasis to God's role in helping shape this nation since the time it gained its independence from England on July 4, 1776?  That was the time when the first President of the United States in General George Washington was head of government.

And up until the US constitution was amended by secularists who were convinced that America should be a secular state instead or a godless state on November 2004, when second term President George W. Bush was elected in November 2, 2004, did we see the word 'God' removed in the US Constitution and on the Preamble, as an effect of approved amendments.

During the term of the greatly loved, God fearing US President Ronald Reagan, we saw him turn the US economy around in mid 1980's despite gargantuan challenges in his term.

After his term, however, many of its people have sadly and slowly slipped from ever thinking about God or to even thank God for the many blessings that the Almighty has granted this nation blessed with great talents, and rich in God's love and favor, and for a great many years some looked up to the US as the new Israel with many migrating to this 'land flowing with milk and honey.'

Indeed in 2004, we have seen that in the American preamble, there is no mention of God in it anymore?

While I see America embracing all kinds of culture and diversities in its existence as a freedom loving nation, this is all good as it is in God's words to love one another and to exercise our own 'free will' in this life, within the given limits and bounds of the laws of the land in the attainment of due peace and order as we are bound by the laws of man through its duly formed and approved constitution and legal principles of rights and justice.

But don't you think too much freedom can really be dangerous?

And come to think of it, how can America, the home of the brave and the strong, ever find its way out from its own mess with possible miracles from God when many have gone astray and have not seen the essence of obedience to God much as it has seen wealth, power and material things to lead its path?

If we were to look it up in the Holy Bible, God has made it clear when He said we can only choose one master, and it is either God or Mammon (evil, material, money, sins of lust or pride).

Sadly, America and much part of the world have turned to Mammon or evil in this life.  Evil has now crept into the windmills of American minds, and so with most of the world.

If we have seen America rise to greatness and believe that it is the hands of God that has brought America to where it is right now, is it not proper to give God the honor due Him, and see Him heal this seemingly lost nation and its people who are full of hope and promise of what opportunities may lie ahead?

In Malachi 3:8-10, God admonishes us to trust in Him and give Him what is due, a 10th of our income in tithes, through His church, the poor and the needy, aside from our family and community, and he will bless us abundantly.

“Will a mere mortal rob God? Yet you rob me.

“But you ask, ‘How are we robbing you?’

“In tithes and offerings.  You are under a curse—your whole nation—because you are robbing me. Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the LORD Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it."

Enriching ourselves selfishly is contrary to God's commandments in Christ, as it is contrary to a government's concern on its main obligation to satisfy the needs of its people.

We cannot close our eyes from the lessons of the past, on how God has kept His covenant of love with His people, that He has always been forgiving as we have in Him a God who is 'slow to anger,' but when He is pushed to the limit, He shows his wrath just to remind us His words are true, and we need to believe and follow His lead.

We cannot continuously deny the truth in God's words and the truth of His existence through miracles and wonders He has shown us and with what we see around us including the great technology that we now enjoy with all these making our life easier, implanted in the minds of a select few to become instruments of His love for us, the many apparitions of our Blessed Mother calling us time and again that we may be guided by the light of her Son in Jesus, and the Holy Spirit's ever magnifying presence in those who have opened their hearts to believe in Christ's love and divine mercy.

What more can we ask for as we still remain blind from all this love that God has shown us?  Did we or are we now heeding his call for renewal and conversion?

Blessed are those who continue to thank and glorify God for the gifts and blessings they receive while using their God given talents, as I continue to pray for those who are still lost and confused in this world that they may open their hearts and spirit to God, through His Son Jesus Christ, and celebrate this life in his goodness as they come to realize how important God's gifts in them are that these may be used for the love of many, especially for those who are in need.

As in Matthew 5:3, Jesus said, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."  And in Matthew 5:8, he said, "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God."

[Read further on our related post:  "Commentary on - 'Love' by Saint Paul, Love of God and Self-Pity" on TypePad.com with related links on knowing more about God, his message in these times and the essence of 'love' in this life.]

God knows everything as He is all knowing.  And in this short and limited life we are allowed to live on this worldly planet, we are being tried and tested by our Creator how well we receive and abide by His commandments, and how well we understand and live in accordance to the truth in His words.

In Near Death Experiences or NDE's, some doctors and scientists attending to people who claimed to have seen  a bright light and deceased people whom they recognized as their love ones during the given time they were known to be clinically or brain dead, have concluded that there is consciousness of the spirit in such instances.

Some have claimed to have seen Jesus or a similar image of him.  Some claimed to have heard God and have been engulfed by an inexplicable joy, love and happiness in a body of radiant light.  Some have vividly given an account of what they have seen and heard during their NDE, duly confirmed by people around them on given instances.

Is this not a proof of the truth in afterlife and in the consciousness of the spirit after the death of our body?

While Jesus has made clear that his next coming is on the Last Judgment, he also has said, in Matthew 19:26, "... with God, all things are possible." And Christ Jesus, being God made man, can make his presence felt to people who have learned to accept him, through the Holy Spirit, and who may be needing enlightenment, through our prayers, anytime and in anyway as he so wills it, and in all these, God's love for man is made manifest in our faith as we learn and chose to live in God's grace.

[Read more on NDE via inside links on:  "...'Jesus Saves' via Christaninsal Over-blog.com, on NDE, Mama Mary and the Saints."]

In many recorded apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mother with miracles of healing, conversion and enlightenment attributed to these, and while praying through Christ's intercessors in saints and the blessed, yet, deceased people, many learned and respected individuals in society have remained baffled by these events.

While many die of deadly illnesses, we see enlightened doctors and scientists who find natural complements and medications worthy of their time and efforts while doing meaningful researches.  Many of them have seen more success ratings on similar cures achieved, compared to highly and technologically advanced gadgets and forms of modern therapies and medications.

Many honest inventors and innovators with selfless desires to help man in his plight against poverty, pollution, rising cost of power, oil and other commodities and services, have been emboldened to pursue their worthy efforts to help the poor, hapless individuals and the downtrodden who have very limited resources, education and other material capacities to keep up surviving in a morally sick and wealth driven economy.    

Are these not indications of God's hands moving us towards Him through those who have seen the light?

If many people see the separation of the church and the state as ideal, there should be no qualms on that as God wants man to be obedient to the laws of the land and to pay our taxes, so long as they are for the good of man and help provide for the needs of man.

As Christ has said, in Luke 20:25, "Then give to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's."

However, God has created man to be of help to man, irregardless of what race or nationality, what culture or religion, or what economic, political or philosophical belief; and that man use all of God given resources for the love of others, not for the love of one or a selected few.

Jesus Christ has always been for the poor and the marginalized, and has always admonished us through the church to help these brothers of ours, in that they may have a better quality of life, and in so doing that we may be blessed.

Christ also reminds us not to lose our soul by clinging to what is worldly or evil, as he is more concerned of our spirit, which has a greater influence on our body and on the way we carry ourselves in society.

If only our government leaders and politicians on post realize how instrumental and important their roles are as catalysts of God's plan for us in this life, they should find it their responsibility to lead man towards love of neighbors as it is in this high ideal that man accepts the truth in God's commandment through Christ, who has been sent by God to truly save mankind from destruction and evil in this world.

May we learn to use material things to glorify God, not the other way around where we become enslaved by material things wherein we become more like robots or puppets of our own creation,  lost and confused as to how we can get out from an entrapment of our own making as we seek more satisfaction for things that cannot can never satisfy us in full, as we crave for something higher with our pride and vanity getting the better of us, until we realize how foolish we have been wasting our life for something that will never last, and things that we cannot bring along when we come to pass.

[Watch this 'cool' and meaningful music video:  "World Order" which reminds us how we may react like robots or puppets as we allow ourselves to be ruled by our insatiable worldly vices.]

Have you not noticed how fast technology has improved, how new things have kept man overwhelmed and how fast time has passed, and yet, in one blink of an eye, how man has been humbled with the downfall of a business giant, the crashing of the stock market, unexplained solutions to the foreseen threat of global warming, the violence and bloodshed among brothers in the east, the death or fall of a dictator, the difficulty in controlling a devastating tsunami, earthquake, hurricane, an oil spill or a series of powerful tornadoes, the explosive eruption of an angry volcano, and many more series of unusual events seen right before our very eyes, and recently, the discovery of a mysterious dwarf star, named Elenin, which, for a while, other observers found it to appear like a controlled object with an unpredictable movement.

Others say it does not look like a mere comet as some in NASA may have described it.  And according to some analysts, it may be the one causing earthquakes and other natural calamities around world as it draws nearer to the earth in between the sun, and the YouTube video contributor even estimated this to happen somewhere September 26 and 27 this year, when there may be an expected polar shift as Elenin wrestles with the sun with its own gravitational pull, and may spell chaos and destruction.

Apparently,  NASA has announced in August 2011 (on this link by Ian O'Neill on August 17, 2011, "Comet Elenin Won't Kill Us Says Nasa,") that there is nothing to worry about Elenin as it is far too small to becoming a real threat to our planet.

While Elenin, as described by NASA to be of no threat to us, this may have awakened many to the truth in the words of God about the importance of loving one another that we may have eternal life in us, and that we may always seek guidance and see redemption in the light of Christ as we shun from evil.

And that anytime, we may be ready to face our Creator when 'rapture' comes, and as in Mark 13:32, Jesus said to his disciples, "But of that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone." 

Let there be no mistake about it, that God moves in mysterious ways, and no human wisdom or human intelligence can ever fathom, for "He is our great and ever loving God, from whom all good things come."

We may always relate calamities, disorder, violence and chaos all over the world to chastisement and retribution as what has been proclaimed in the book of Revelation.  But the most important question that we may nee need to always ask ourselves is, "Are ready in both body and spirit?"

Even in the Third Secret Message of Fatima from Christ Jesus as revealed to Sister Lucy by the Blessed Mother, a greater punishment is to be expected if Jesus' call for prayer, atonement and sacrifice will be left unheeded.  And with so much evil going on the the world and in the church, Satan is seen to be working doubly hard as he knows he is running short of time.

In Revelation 16:15, St. John wrote of God Almighty’s message to all men, “Behold, I come like a thief! Blessed is he who stays awake and keeps his clothes with him, so that he may not go naked and be shamefully exposed.”

God in Christ Jesus has been calling on us for repentance, renewal and conversion that we may lead others to see his light.  And we pray that God may save us from the perils and threats towards chastisement.

Gift of Life Eternal

In Matthew 16:25-26, he tells his disciples, “For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it. What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul?”

Jesus also reminds us in Matthew 19:23, as he tells his apostles, “I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.”

In Matthew 23:11-12, Jesus Christ said to the crowd with his disciples, "The greatest among you will be your servant. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."

Is it not true that when we die we are humbled, not matter how rich, famous or powerful we may have been in our lifetime, whether we like it or not, our decaying body will be like the dust of the earth that will be trampled upon by all kinds of creatures and living organisms at any given time.

Whence, we shall be judged not only by God, but by people who have known us, who would either pray for us that our souls may be forgiven and accepted by our Heavenly Creator, or to deserve the fires of Hell, as you have lived a life with no forgiveness in your heart, nor has even asked forgiveness, arrogant, proud, conceited and uncaring, selfish or lacking in the love of others, full of malice, deceit and untruthfulness, no respect to life,  too judgmental against others as not to recognize or accept his own faults with no guilt or remorse for any wrong doing, and enjoy the lavish of power, wealth, and all other sins of lust that the evil one finds delight with, yet, never lasts.

God calls on us to cleanse our body and our souls as early in this life, as Saint Catherine of Genoa,who has received this divine revelation in her lifetime, calls it as Purgatory or cleansing oneself while living in this life, compared to the Purgatory after death where we are cleansed with two rays of light from God that purify our souls and destroy all our sins before being totally cleansed and worthy to enter the gates of heaven, for those who have lived and renewed themselves in Christ and are already free from guilt as they have fully been forgiven for all their worldly sins including malice towards others before their death, that we may bring our family and our love ones together to be one with Christ and in Christ, and lead others as well to his light, and gain that elusive entry into God's Heavenly Kingdom.

[Read more on our post:  "The Truth in Purgatory as in the Vision of Saint Catherine of Genoa," and see its relevance in our life as it intends to enlighten.]

In John 20:23, Jesus said to his disciples, “If you forgive anyone his sins, they are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven."

While the US has not been stingy in sharing its vast wealth and technology to the world by:  enhancing its role as the policeman of the world against abusive tyrants and dictators in the name of freedom, justice and democracy; providing material and manpower assistance to countries devastated by natural and man induced calamities; and by sharing its advanced technology and know-how for greater efficiency and productivity to countries that need it most, it has, nevertheless, fallen short of providing lasting peace in the Middle East and has become suspect to promoting its own national and global interests.

In fairness to the US, however, let us not close our eyes to the many people and countries it has helped, influenced and inspired in the fight for freedom, justice and democracy. Many more are in line, but is war with violence and death to many the real answer as we seek true and lasting peace?

Or would it just be a vicious cycle that will keep on recurring because of culture, or a never ending peace with vengeance, sins of lust, pride and selfishness that runs and rules the mind, and with a distorted definition of love without forgiveness in one's heart?

Through Jesus' Christ's teachings may we gain wisdom, and through humility, we may find and gain respect and honor.

It is in accepting our faults and differences and our willingness to change and be renewed in Christ that we are made whole.  And it is in humility that we find strength.

As in Proverbs 15:33, "The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor."

Living this life in accordance to how Christ wants us to live can make our life more peaceful, orderly and joyful, as he wants us to experience how beautiful living in heaven is while on earth, with a life full of love for others, and where the love of God abounds as He lives in us.

In John 6:47 and 51, “I tell you the truth, he who believes has everlasting life … I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”

After successfully driving away a demon from a mute person who eventually spoke miraculously as he was healed, in Luke 11:23 Jesus said to the crowd who witnessed this, “He who is not with me is against me, and he who does not gather with me, scatters.”

God wants us to give importance to His words and commandments, and putting Him at the center of our lives through Christ His Son, will be more pleasing to Him.

“I and the father are one,” said Jesus in John 14: 11-14, and he added, “Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me… I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son may bring glory to the Father. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.”

In Psalm 95:8-11, it states, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as you did at Meribah (means quarreling), as you did that day at Massah (means testing) in the desert, where your fathers tested and tried me, though they had seen what I did. For forty years I was angry with that generation. I said, “They are a people whose hearts go astray, and they have not known my ways.” So I declared an oath in my anger, “They shall never enter my rest.”

In Numbers 14:18, “God is slow to anger, abounding in love.” But when his wrath comes in disobedience, many people perish.

In Matthew 14:22-33, Jesus was seen walking on a stormy sea by his disciples.  They were terrified momentarily thinking that they have seen a ghost.  When Jesus identified himself, Peter, as the leader noting to be recognized,  asked Jesus if he could come to him.  Jesus called him to come and he did.  He was already walking on the water when strong winds frightened him and he began to sink, for he cannot swim.  He frantically asked help from Jesus.  Wherefore, Jesus grabbed him by the hand as said, "You of little faith, why did you doubt?"

Christ calls on us to fully trust in him and not to be carried away by power, wealth, sins of lust and of pride as these will deprive us of true happiness.  We may never find lasting satisfaction in all things that are temporary in this life.

Rather, is it not in sharing our love with others or anything that is good given from deep within our hearts that we find true satisfaction?

In Acts 20:35, in the words of our Lord Jesus himself, "It is more blessed to give than to receive."  The more we share our love with others, in any form, be is in prayers, in thought or in praise, or be it anything material, the more we are blessed.

And we may as well wake up to reality and ask, "Can we bring any of our belongings when we die?"

We may live up to 40, 70, or a 100 years but do we ever realize how the evil one has made a fool of us as he has kept us lured and enslaved by material things?

How important is it to live more than a 100 years when  we can choose to live for eternity in Christ?

Whether we like it or not we will have to face death some time, and when we do, is it now wiser to prepare for eternal life instead of enriching ourselves yet cannot enjoy all these when we die, while forgetting and forsaking our poor or sick brothers who are in need of help or comfort?

What is the use of working so hard expending our blood, sweat and tears for a future nobody knows for certain?  Or would we rather prepare our soul for eternal life than compromise it and suffer in hell?

Do we want to keep our life meaningful with God guiding us, or meaningless with things that can never give us true satisfaction?  Is not a meaningless life comparable to a bubble that pops outs into nothingness in just a matter of time and disappears into oblivion?

When we die, is it not from dust we came, to dust we shall return?

For whatever God has created, only God has the right to take away.  Does this not, therefore, makes us mere administrators of material things in this life and not as true owners, and all we have is a borrowed life?

Medals, trophies, paintings, cars, mansions, houses, certificates of ownership. bank accounts, investments, savings and other treasures that we keep in our life, will all these matter when we die if we have not lived to love others?

Or would these matter more if we have shared all these selflessly for the love of others, feeling so light and happy as we see tears of joy in between hugs of loving, giving and forgiving?

As in the bible, the book Ecclesiastes reminds us that everything in life is meaningless, but not until we learn to understand the wisdom of God and strive to become mature in spirit that we learn to “fear God and keep His commandments, which is the duty of man,” (Ecclesiastes 12:13-14), whence, shall God “bring indeed every deed into judgment, including every hidden things, whether it is good or evil.”

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 exhorts us in St. Paul, “For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”

Looking back in history, have we not seen how many powerful people and a great many nations that have been toppled down from power and humbled as they turned to materialism instead of obeying Christ's words in loving one another?

Is this not true for individuals and families, where those who refuse to do what is good find more trouble living by themselves or with their love ones?

In 1 Corinthians 1:19, Saint Paul states, "For it is written:  "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate."

God moves in mysterious ways and He knows every move we make as we cannot hide anything from Him.  He is Omnipotent as He is Omniscient, He is Immortal and Ever-Knowing as He is Everlasting for He has created everything.  He is the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End.

In Matthew 10:26-42, Christ assured his disciples not to be afraid of people who hate them because of him as he said, “So do not be afraid of them, there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be known. What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs. Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the one who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.

“Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven. But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven.

“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn

          “‘a man against his father,
          a daughter against her mother,
          a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law
          a man’s enemies will be the member of his own household.’

“Anyone who loves his father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves his son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

“He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives the One who sent me. Anyone who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward, and anyone who receives a righteous man because he is a righteous man will receive a righteous man’s reward. And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is my disciple, I tell you the truth, he will certainly not lose his reward.”

May we be enlightened by God's words and pray that within our hearts and spirit we may better understand the true meaning in every verse of the holy scriptures in the Holy Bible.  And with the guidance
of the Holy Spirit, may we see the light of Christ in this life.

In James 1:6-8, Saint James reminds us not to doubt the wisdom in God's words, "But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is just like the wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind; That man should not think he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double minded-man, unstable in all he does."

And with regards to his teachings, Jesus made it clear to his disciples in Matthew 24:35, as he said, "Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away."

To America, a Call for Redemption 

America, I can feel it through the Holy Spirit, that you are being called by God to listen to His words of truth, and in His Son, Jesus Christ,  that  you and your people may be saved ...  and the whole world may follow.

We pray that President Obama, all the leaders and people of this great nation, and other nations of the world heed God's call for redemption towards humility and obedience to God's will in Christ by showing their concern for others as opposed to being enslaved by material things.

And in so doing, save man from the clutches of further destruction due to the evils of materialism, havoc and chaos from greed, and the pitfalls of false beliefs that show no reverence to love and life, the latter being the very same essence that give meaning to Christ's words, therefore, to be addressed with due respect and honor.

God is calling upon us to use material things to prosper God's love through the love of others, and be selfless in our efforts to redeem this beautiful land and this beautiful planet as a whole that God has given us.

As we are in pursuit of true peace and happiness, only in Christ, in following and believing his words
and trusting in him, will we be able to attain this goal, guided by his love, mercy and power over all evil.

And with him, we are saved.

As in Matthew 6:33, Jesus tells his disciples, "... seek first His (God’s) kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well."

And never again shall we use material things to benefit evil, rather, use material things to glorify our Lord Jesus Christ, in whose words we see the light as he "the way, the truth and the life," as in John 14:6.

America, let us all be unified as a nation, concerned of this nation's survival and existence.

It is in heeding God's call for redemption that we can truly heal our land, and this goes beyond redeeming America from its ever growing debt burden and other material woes, as we try to address the root cause which is man's greatest folly, that of idolatry towards 'excessive materialism' and towards sins of lust, pride and power ... leading to Mammon.

As man has been created in the image and likeness of God, the body with life in it has become the temple of God.

The focal point of the attack from the evil one is the body of man.  Once weak in its faith in Christ, the body succumbs to sins of lust, love of fame, wealth, power and false glory as all these lead to emptiness and the lies of evil.

Pride, vanity and selfishness then drives man to hatred at the slightest provocation, that leads him to retaliation and vengeance.  If uncontrolled, may lead to violence and other disorderly behavior, which often times can be compared to childish and immature reactions.

With love that is of Christ, we die to our 'self' as we become humble and obedient to God as we start to find happiness serving others by showing our concern for all men, and this is what the evil one fears.

The evil spirit wants us to be subservient to his evil ways and be controlled by its chains of malice, lies and deception, hatred, vengeance and non-forgiveness that continue to rule in evil people's hearts.

Unfortunately, the evil one has been successful so far in confusing man as to the true meaning of its scheme, purposely distorting it to satisfy its purpose of justifying its evil plans to rule the earth as many who are weak in their faith are swayed to this belief, resulting in the death of many, and the others completely lost as they have been deceived into accepting false beliefs of love which in reality, promotes hate, deception and violence mainly intended to divide rather than unite, create trouble rather than bring peace, sow terror and anger rather than promote love and forgiveness.

Let this evil unmask itself and see him by its evil ways, with no reverence to life and  no respect to love that is pure, true and unconditional.

In truth, it is the opposite of  love that is merciful, forgiving and understanding as described in the Gospel of Saint Paul, and this is the love in Christ which is love of others.

Be not afraid of the evil one when you are with Christ and in Christ, because by the mere mention of Jesus, His Holy Name, the evil one scampers away in fear for he is the 'King of Kings' and the 'Lord of Lords.'

And for those who have been deceived, the need for guidance and enlightenment through love and peace in the light of Christ as we may proclaim the truth that they all be redeemed, renewed and saved to becoming true servants and true followers as men in Christ.

Let no evil come to prey on America's people and the rest of the world who may see and embrace the light, as they shall all be guided in Christ and with Christ.

All shall be exhorted to overcome all temptations to do evil, create havoc, disorder, confusion. destruction, or riots as what is happening now in the UK, Greece and in the Middle East.  May the love of Christ prevail that peace may reign in their hearts.

And standing as one, together in nation building through God and in Christ, we shall see us rise beyond debt and evil, seeing God through Christ, lifting us up to redemption as we maintain our focus onto supporting and enhancing ways that may prosper our faith, which in reality goes beyond our economy, using all of our efforts and resources including nature which comes free from our Creator as needed, bleed if we may, sacrifice and contribute materially, physically and spiritually, as this warfare is now beyond physical, in accordance to our individual capacity while maintaining freedom, truth, peace, justice and equality for all, until we see this nation once again rise from the clutches of evil, and into the palm of God Almighty, whom our forefathers have long honored, revered and worshiped, hence made this land great and wonderful, where His Son in Jesus, the great Savior and Messiah, the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords, shall dominantly reign from among all of creation.

Now is the time to repay God's kindness in Jesus by offering all the love that we can give, all the love that we can share to America, this great nation that we love, and in this, that we all may be healed and be blessed  by our Almighty God and Father, who lives and reigns forever.

And that we may be guided to profit not for material and selfish gains, rather to profit in both body and spirit, in our love for our family, in our love for others, and yes, in our love for this great and wonderful nation in Christ Jesus, and be it so too for the love of all people of God around the world.

We may have seen similar bleeding made in Thailand, Japan, South Korea, in the UK, Australia, Russia, Germany, the Philippines, and other parts of the world, as we have likewise seen in the US during the civil war and during the two World Wars, when all of these countries have responded to the unseen hands of God through Christ, towards unity and self-sacrifice into productive nation building brought about by that resounding call from their spirit to love one another.

Truly, each time, these life changing exercises have ignited a magnanimous response from among the peoples which resulted in awesome economic recoveries in miraculous proportions beating all odds.

While not all have been Christians, all have responded, nevertheless, with the same kind of 'unconditional love' that Christ has taught us.  And in all these, it was the hands of God, with the love and mercy in Christ Jesus, which made possible the humbling of men for 'love of country and people.'

The ball is on us, America, to show our full trust in our Lord Jesus Christ and our love for one another that we may see this country prosper in the light of Christ.

That anyone who believes in this exercise of love in Christ, may also live in Christ.  The burden of choice, however, lies solely on the people's will as a healthy exercise of their own 'free will.'

As in Matthew 19:26, "With God, all things are possible."

In 2 Peter 3:1-18, Saint Peter, the Rock, on whom Christ started building his church, writes about the Last Judgment as the “Day of the Lord,” that we may further see the truth in Christ, “Dear friends, this is now my second letter to you. I have written both of them as reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking. I want you to recall the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets and the command given by our Lord and Savior through your apostles.

"First of all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires. They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? Ever since our fathers died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.” But they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word the heavens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by water. By these waters also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed. By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire, being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

"But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

"But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare.

"Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming. That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by the fire, and the elements will melt in the heat. But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, the home of righteousness.

"So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him. Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him. He writes the same way in all his letters, speaking in them of these matters. His letters contain some things that are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, as they do the other Scriptures, to their own destruction.

"Therefore, dear friends, since you already know this, be on your guard so that you may not be carried away by the error of lawless men and fall from your secure position. But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.”

In Romans 6:19-23, Saint Paul admonished the former slaves now set free, “I put this in human terms because you are weak in your natural selves. Just as you used to offer the parts of your body in slavery to impurity and to ever increasing wickedness, so now offer them in slavery to righteousness leading to holiness. When you were slaves to sin, you were free from the control of righteousness. What benefit did you reap at that time from the things you are now ashamed of? Those things result in death! But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves to God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord."

From the Book of Ezekiel 18:3-32, it is written, “Therefore, O house of Israel, I will judge you, each one according to his ways, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent! Turn away from your offenses; then sin will not be your downfall. Rid yourselves of all the offenses you have committed, and get a new heart and a new spirit. Why will you die, O house of Israel? For I take no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent and live!”

Let us wake up to truth that no material things last, and all material things can only give us temporary happiness, and when we die, it is our spirit that lives.  We live to satisfy God by following Christ, and not the evil one who enslave us to sin as we fall from his trap and deception, which brings us to the love of material things, to veer us away from God and keep us away from true peace and happiness, the latter being made whole by sharing our love and our concern for others, and our show of mercy and forgiveness to our neighbors.

With God, who has the sole power to destroy the spirit, as in Matthew 10:28, as we learn to live in Christ in our love for others as against selfish gains and greed, our spirit continues to live as we are saved in Christ through faith and good deeds, and as we live in his grace, and so may we live in eternal and heavenly bliss with Christ Jesus standing by our side in atonement of our sins before our Heavenly Father.

And in all these, all those who believe and live in Christ Jesus, may see the light, in the USA, together with those in the whole wide world and its peoples, may be redeemed from the clutches of evil and darkness, that all may be renewed to be one in God's love, hope, mercy and forgiveness, and that they who may be renewed may help change the rest of the world, as they may see the goodness in sharing the light of Christ to the whole world, and that in all these, God may be glorified.

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