Re: The gray area is what we make of it
Posted By: discipleofthenile In Response To: The gray area is what we make of it (panho)
Date: Friday, 27 January 2006, at 6:22 p.m.
In Response To: The gray area is what we make of it (panho)
***( It is what Christ does for you that matters not what someone can tell you he can do. That divinity in ourselves is there through Christ)
Fair enough...Christ tells me that God gave me nature and choice as my savior. Christ SHOWS me...Christ TEACHES me...BUT I must do it...Every message in the bible or other scripts tell US what WE must do...but as we externalize spiritual power we in essence denounce ourselves...that to me is the trick that messes up indigenous people.
***(Accept the world for what it is for it is not our place to change them)
Tell that to HIM, King, Malcolm, Marcus, Che, Tousssaint, Rosa, and any person who hands out leaflets in the corner!!!
And tell that to Emperor Constantine who DID change the world through his official declaration...you must thank him for his decree. It was he who took xtianity from cult status and made it THE official imperial religion...and used it to conquer...not to save, CONQUER!!!
Yes I remember BALANCE...it is about balance of CHOICE (self/mind) and NATURE (netjer/Creator). Name any religion or spiritual trod which refutes that.
So if that mindset makes me a xtian, then I am a xtian. Jesus/Christ represented choice/nature...but I do not say Jesus/Christ ONLY. And Paul told me I have to say ONLY...so I am not a xtian.
"ONLY" is the word I denounce
"ALL" is the word I embrace
What King James and others did not want you to figure out is that the prophets, bible and Christos are metaphors for self...but that empowers a kingly subject and we cannot have subjects empowered. So our spirituality had to be externalized...individuals had to be divided...easier to control that way.
Just for kicks, imagine YOU are divine (just make believe)...guess what, YOU COULD CHANGE THE WORLD...guess what, YOU CAN HEAL THE PEOPLE.
But "you cannot change the world" and "you need Christ" are one in the same statement.
No mystery that we need Christ and the world ain't changing neither...no mystery.
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