Spiritual Prosperity Vs. Earthly Prosperity
Prosperity. It can be defined in many ways. The title of this entry is how I have defined it, based on what I have seen in my own life, and have observed in my spiritual path. A soul that is at peace, even in the stillness of the night, knows that there is a God, who protects it, when it is bound toward the Path of the Eternal Kingdom. It does not fear death of the earthly body or even coming short in the earthly sense, in resources and riches for providing in their daily needs. It is a soul that gets rest even in the most chaotic times in the earthly sense.
If you have ever noticed, people that we would consider in the earthly sense, as prosperous, do not have a soul that is at peace. In fact many of them would say that they lack the things that “matter in life”, which is what a spiritually enlightened soul is already aware of…which is God’s Divine Laws of Love (ways of Nonviolence, Unconditional Love, and Mercy). Jesus Christ, as the Son of God, showed us this through His Own Life and Death on the Cross, at Calvary. Those that are spiritual prosperous may reflect a life full of trials and anguish, to those that are prosperous in the earthly sense. A world where God, the Father of Creation, says His Ways are not of the world’s ways but are beyond them, will only see those that are spiritually prosperous, as a people that are cursed by God, when it is quite the contrary. If you look at those that have been spiritually enlightened by God, the Father, will understand that things of this world mean nothing to the Creator, because He can take it away with one swipe of His Hand. They will have a life full of “anguish” and “hardship” because they are fighting a spiritual battle that can not be seen by the human eyes, and heard by the human ears, to which only those that are spiritual deficient can only go by. It does not matter what faith you follow, all that are spiritually guided by God, the Father of Creation, will follow His Divine Laws of Love, which are ways of SELFLESS LOVE, which is unconditional, Nonviolence, and Mercy. Because these are not the ways of this world, a world to which Evil has dominion over, such souls will face opposition from it. Why? Evil wants to take such souls away from God, the Father of Creation, and through its trials, ANGUISH, and HARDSHIPS, take away the spiritually prosperity granted to those souls that are bound by the code of God’s Divine Laws of Love.
If we look at all those that are considered God’s Servants, they ALL were not exempt from earthly trials and hardships; EVEN Jesus Christ, as the Son of God. He took on our hardships, our sin, our trials, out of His UNCONDITIONAL LOVE for humanity, to make us brothers and sisters with Him, in God’s Throne Room. Jesus Christ, endure the torture and the death that He did, out of the SELFLESS LOVE, UNCONDITIONAL MERCY, and to give humanity the chance to escape God’s Great Wrath for those that follow Satan and his ways. This is what CHRIST (to whom that followed the example of Jesus Christ, as the Son of God, and abide by God’s Divine Laws of Love) and ANTI-CHRIST (to whom that follow ways that do not abide by God’s Divine Laws of Love) mean.
A spiritual journey that is devoid of earthly trials and hardships, that is full of earthly riches that serve the self….is a journey that is not on the path to the Eternal Kingdom of God, the Father of Creation. As human beings, we do not see what God, and Jesus Christ, as His Son, see from the Throne Room, up above. Earthly prosperity is attained through the violation of the Divine Laws of Love, of the Eternal Kingdom. There is no ways around that, such a soul will not be at rest. It is will be bound to a world that has set boundaries and parameters to the human mind, and to that which God, the Father of Creation has set! While they may feel they are the enlightened ones, God, the Father of Creation, shows the ways to eternal life, to those that followed His Divine Laws of Love, and those that have violated His Ways, and caused injustices to those that followed His Ways, will one day bow down to Him and His Son, Jesus Christ.
Those that value His Divine Laws of Love, beyond anything of this world…a world to which He has said that His Ways are not a part of, but are a part of the Divine Laws of Love (ways of Unconditional Selfless Love, Nonviolence, and Mercy) will have Jesus Christ, His Son as the Shepard of their souls, and as their Captain, leading them to the immortality that God, the Father of Creation promises. Those that value earthly prosperity, will have another captain, and will be led down the road to God’s Wrath, which are the ways of death; and restrict their knowledge by a box, and a way of life that will have a restless soul. God gives every member of humanity the chance to listen to His Divine Laws of Love…..the Love that Jesus Christ selflessly demonstrated on the Cross at Calvary. We must remember that like all those that walked before us, all of God’s Saints had an earthly life filled with anguish, trials, leading to true humility of the human mind, heart, and soul. Jesus Christ, as the Son of God, showed us the selfless, unconditional love that is present in the Throne Room of God, the Father of Creation, and was not exempt from the earthly trials that we face. So what makes us any better than the Son of God? Who are we to think that we will not have trials and hardships on this earth? If God says His Ways are not of this world, but are beyond them….then should we feel comfortable in our spiritual journeys, when we do not have them? Evil will combat anything that will allow for God’s People or humanity to get out of its grips, remember that. If God’s ways are not of this world….then whose ways are? Therefore, use the spiritual tools that Jesus Christ gave you: 1) The Armor of God; 2) Prayer; 3) Fasting; and 4) Repentance. As long as you keep God, the Father of Creation as the authoritarian in your life, you will what is of value to Him and what is not.
Food for your soul.