What is religion? Where did if first come from? Did you ever wonder why are there so Religions? Or why there are so many Gods? There is a Christian, Jewish, Catholic, Mormon, Buddha, Muslim, even a New Age God, just to name a few. So with so many religious concepts of God, how are we to know which is the real one?
Are you sure the Religion and God you have chosen to worship, is the real provable one, because if you cannot prove there is a God, what do you really have? Just a belief and what good is a belief in time of need? That’s right, no good at all.
Besides your Religion telling you there is a God just what proof do you have that there is a God? If God were something real, wouldn’t It let you know first hand? Wouldn’t God want you to know him? Personally?
Doesn’t the fact that there are so many conflicting religious beliefs of, on or about God, tell you that God is a complete mystery to the world?
All Religions Are Based On Beliefs.
Beliefs are, ‘opinions.’ And ‘opinions’ are ‘beliefs without proof.’ And beliefs can change. Religion started out with the Sun, then followed with mythology.Mythology is, ‘an imaginary or fictitious thing person’. ‘Not fact or logic.’ There just is no proof as to whether a God or Gods existed then or now. None.
Religions are based on faith and faith is only a, belief’. People need to believe that there is ‘something’ more, so they invented-
God, Gods, Goddess, Deities and Religions.
According to Webster’s, religion means a, ‘set of beliefs concerning the cause of all things.’ So, Religion is a, set of beliefs. And just because a belief is agreed and accepted as factual, does not make it so. And just what is the belief of a God based on? What ‘facts’?
In the case of Religion, the only facts they have, are passed down beliefs. So, your religion is you agreeing and accepting the beliefs of others. Your Religion is you agreeing with someone else’s opinion of the reality of a God based on THEIR understanding. Not yours. Theirs.
Religion is a ‘belief in, worship of, or obedience to a supernatural power or powers considered to be divine or to have control of human destiny.’
Again, a belief. Not a fact.
From the beginning of Religion, each of these religious groups choose the God they believe is the real God, then do their best to convince all others that their God is the real and only God. For some reason most of these religious groups think it’s their duty to force the world into their beliefs. Odd that any God of any religion would want His followers to be so hateful of others.
Religion started with terrible conflict and all these thousands of year later, NOTHING HAS CHANGED. The fact is no Religion knows GOD. They know what they think they know, but all they know is what they have been taught to know of God. By other men.Not by a God.
Unless God is personal, to you, You do not have any God and unless God speaks directly to YOU, you have no God. You have a belief. A belief you call God.All based on what man has told you even though we have been told we should not listen to man.
Think of this, religion means, ‘conscientiousness,’ which means,’ just, upright,honest, faithful, devoted, dedicated.’
Religion then is not something that needs to be organized or has anything to do with groups or with anyone or anything other than YOU.
Religion is, YOU being, just, upright, honest, faithful, devoted, dedicated. Religion is a personal thing and does not need to be organized.
It was man, whose breath is in his nostrils that created religions.
“I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
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Just what is the ‘truth’ we are to know? And if it is ‘truth’ that sets us ‘free’, what are we set free from?
Guess we should know a meaning for the word.
Truth, ‘what actually occurred.’
Okay, so what ‘actually did occur…in the beginning?
And where might this ‘void’ exist, that ‘brings forth all things?
And Consciousness IS -Where ALL things come from.
Then we are told
It clearly states that we, man were created in Gods
IMAGE AND LIKENESS
Why are we told God looked like man?
Or that we look like God?
If we do not?
Wouldn’t that mean, God, the Creator looks like us?
What else could it mean?
Think about that one because, without God, without Consciousness, there wouldn’t be nothing.
At least think about it because we are told that we are one with our God. One with Consciousness.
And how about what man is today learning?
Yes, man creates his world out of the VOID of his
Just like the Creator from the Bible.
Mans Thoughts, Ideas and Images
Project out as ‘forms.’
As US. As our REALITY.
And now seriously think about this one.
Is the ‘truth’ we are to know, it is our self’s who are the creators?
If man is one with his God, Consciousness
Then God, Consciousness, is man and man is God, Consciousness
Is it not true…
Without God there is nothing.
Without Consciousness, there is nothing.
Without your Consciousness…There is nothing?
Will understanding this…set us free?
Like so many other sayings, could this one have a hidden meaning? Lets see.
First, why would Jesus want them to ‘leave their nets.’
‘Leave’ comes from the word, ’believe’ and ’believe is, ’to accept something as true without absolute proof that it is true.’
Could Jesus have been trying to tell the fishermen that it was time to ‘leave,’ to leave what they had always ‘believed and accepted’ about what they had been taught about God? Did Jesus want to teach them about his God, a God that they could ‘prove’?
Maybe another reason was because Jesus understand the word ’net’ can mean, ’conditions.’ and circumstances.’
Was Jesus trying to get the men to understand that their present ‘conditions ’ were only ‘agreements?’ Agreements, because that is what the meaning for ‘conditions’ is, ‘agreements.’
If so, an ‘agreement with what? Agreements with the handed down beliefs and opinions from the ancient fathers? Ancient fathers who believed in a god of war and destruction?
Did Jesus also understand the word ’net’ can mean, ‘circumstances?
Interesting to know that the word ‘circumstance’ has a meaning of, ‘to stand around.’ And isn’t that what you do when you fish the way you have been taught to fish? You ‘stand around, waiting’? Also interesting is that ‘stand’ can mean, an ‘opportunity.’
Was Jesus giving them an ‘opportunity’ to change their ‘conditions and circumstances’? An ‘opportunity’ to understand they did not have to ‘agree’ with what they had been taught about God and man.
A God they had been taught was the real God, with no proof that He was real? And that man is made of the flesh, when he is not.
Isn’t it most interesting to know different meanings for words? So think about this…Jesus wanted the fishermen to ‘follow’ him…not follow him around the countryside…but to ‘follow’…to listen to him and to accept him as their guide.
Did Jesus want the fishermen to stop agreeing with worldly conditions and worldly circumstances and worldly beliefs and handed down opinions of God and his Creation and to ‘follow’ which in this case means to ‘listen to him and he would guide and teach them truths of a real God. And by understanding the real God, it would change their human conditions and circumstances.
Another meaning for the word ‘net’ is ‘anything that serves to ensnare.’ Ensnare is to, ‘trap and take power over someone.’
Was Jesus telling them that if they left their old ways and old beliefs and followed him, he would show them the truth of things and they could regain their power and be set free from their human conditions and circumstances.
Could that be what Jesus was really saying to them? That they could take back their God given power of freedom?
And maybe Jesus wanted them to understand that there were different ways to fish.
Since a meaning for the word ‘fish’ is ‘to search, to seek,’ did Jesus want to show them how, if they would leave their nets he would show them how to ‘search and seek’ and then to become fishermen of men?
They must have believed in Jesus
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Instead of just reading Bible passages, believing and accepting the handed down meanings for them, you can choose meanings that feel right for you at your present understanding.
Let it be YOUR understanding interpret the word meanings, and you will find that now, the passages do make sense.
So get a ‘dictionary, pen and paper’ and choose your own meanings for words.
So…this is my understanding of this passage.
Dictionary meaning for ‘vine’ the ‘stem.’
Who or what is the ‘I’ that is the ‘vine and main body who supports the branches?
How about the ‘spirit,’ because
According to the dictionary a ‘spirit’ is a
INNER INTELLIGENT LIFE FORCE
Is the ‘spirit’ the ‘I’?
For me, YES.
I Am the Vine. The’ Inner Life Force’ of its branches.
We are the ‘branches.’
According to dictionary
‘developed from a principle source.’
What is the ‘principle source’ of anything?
God, also known as Spirit.
The Spirit, which is the
Inner Intelligent Life Force
Principle Source of its branches, US
As ‘branches’ we are connected to the
Inner Intelligent Life Force.
To ‘abide’ means
‘conform,’ no ‘complaints,’ be in agreement with,’ to ‘wait patiently’
To ‘comply’ with all Gods ways.
Do you ‘abide’ with God?
Dictionary meaning for ‘fruit’
What does one do when they sleep? They dream.
Dream- ‘a series of images in the mind.’
Images-‘thoughts and ideas, and a physical likeness made visible.’
When you are living your life, isn’t it comprised of
‘thoughts, ideas and visible physical things?
So your ‘dreams’ and your ‘awake’ life are just alike.
Like the ‘sleeper’, the one ‘awake’ believes the ‘mental images’ are real and present. But are they?
Maybe not, for thousands of years ago a man named Paul wrote to the people saying.
He told the people to wake from their sleep.
Did Paul know something different about sleeping than we do?
Looking at the word ‘sleep’ you find it means,
‘having mental pictures of something not real and present.’
Sleep means, ‘not aware.
So the question is, why did Paul tell us to ‘wake up?
If ‘wake’ means, ‘being aware’ what did Paul want us to be aware of?
Was it being ‘aware’ that our appearances of things in this world, were really nothing real and present, but were in fact, us only seeing our mental images, as we sleep?
Could this be what Paul meant?
Maybe, because if it is true that God is ALL
Then there is NOT God and Man.
Because in reality, we do not live out here in this world.
Our only ‘being’ is God
Because All Is God
That means there is not God and Man
Man ‘sleeps’ and believes he is ‘awake’. But in order to really be ‘awake’ man must first ‘wake up from his long held beliefs of God and man that he has been taught from man.
If you want to ‘wake up’ and find a real you and a real God
WILL YOU WAKE UP
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‘Wisdom is the principal thing’
Principal means, ‘most important.’
Why is ‘wisdom’ the most important thing for me to get?
Lets find out.
Wisdom is, ‘knowledge,’ and ‘knowledge’ is ‘good judgment.
If wisdom is ‘good judgment,’ that would mean if I am ‘judging’ anyone or anything other than good… I am not using my ‘wisdom,’ my ‘knowledge’ or my ‘good judgment.’
Wisdom being ‘knowledge, and ‘knowledge’ is, ‘interruption,’ which means to,‘clarify the meaning’.
That means whenever I am judging anyone or anything as not good…
I should use my ‘wisdom’ my ‘knowledge,’ which means I have to ‘re-interrupt’ what I’m judging as not good.
How, by ‘clarifying the meaning,’ of what I’m judging.
Clarify means, ‘free of impurities.’
Since ‘impure’ means, ‘mixing,’ that tells me, I have to use my ‘wisdom’ my ‘knowledge’ and my ‘good judgment’ and take time to rid my mind of mixing good and bad thoughts.
And I can because ‘wisdom’ also means the
‘ability to apply, to use what you have acquired mentally.’
And since ‘wisdom’ is a ‘ mental grasp,’ which means the
‘ability to think and act utilizing knowledge, and understanding ‘
I then can ‘interrupt’ my mental grasp’ and judge with my ‘wisdom’ that it is true, that
I will not ‘judge’ the appearances of good and bad. Instead, I will use my ‘wisdom and knowledge of God, and I will
So, what does it mean to YOU
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What is this really saying…to me?
What are ‘fields’
‘an area of human activity.’
White is, ‘pure and perfect.’
Harvest is to ‘gather.’
Now I know that when I read
I take it to mean,
If I close my eyes to ‘this world’ I always end up in my Consciousness and once I am there I understand that I am being told that my ‘field,’ my mind is the ‘area of my human activity,’ and not the outer realm.
In my ‘area of my human activity,’ my Consciousness, everything is, ‘white,’ is ‘pure,’ due to the fact that there are no forms in my ‘field.’ My mental realm.
Knowing this I can ‘gather ‘ those ‘pure’ thoughts that are
Waiting to be gathered.
For me that makes a lot more sense than to think the saying is telling me it’s time to actually go into a field and harvest food or anything else.
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