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.
Through the example of His Son, Jesus Christ, God has given to us the spiritual tools that are needed to resist Satan and his demons, and to discern the deception of evil. What are these?
Take a look:
The Armor of God
A true understanding of these spiritual tools comes from a life full of earthly anguish and battles of the human heart and mind, and a soul that has had the Holy Spirit planted within it. This is so important to understand because God says His Ways are not of the world’s ways, but are beyond them. Jesus Christ showed us this through His Earthly Life and Death on the Cross, as the the Son of God. As a result, the Holy Bible has told us through many Scriptures, that God’s Faithful will suffer in the earthly sense, so that we die of the ways of this world, and detach ourselves from valuing them, and finding God’s Divine Laws of Love (ways of Unconditional Love, Mercy and Nonviolence) in the process of this earthly suffering, where such ways are unknown to the world. These tools are what Jesus Christ showed us, personally, while He roamed this earth, in how they can combat evil and its ways of deception from God’s Divine Love, a love that we were meant and created to inherit.
We are to become broken vessels, in order to refine the souls within, to detach ourselves from the world and its ways. Can a soul take within it a home, care, money, clothes, toys, technology, accomplishments, reputations? NO. It is the flesh that made mankind to sin, on that day in the Garden of Eden, when the Satan as the serpant tempted Adam and Eve. God, the Father of Creation, gave us a soul and a mind to overthink and overfeel the demands of the human body. Satan and his demons can only control what it can manipulate with the human body, in order to mislead the soul that God, the Father of Creation, gave us to guard, that is within. It is these spiritual tools that Jesus Christ, as the Son of God, that keep us in tune with what God, the Father dictates through His Divine Laws of Love, which are the ways to His Eternal Kingdom. It is what keeps such a soul that is bound towards His Eternal Kingdom, inline with God and His Ways. Satan and his demons will try to make you feel like an outcast you, and make you feel all alone for not following the world and its way, because you are leaving their jurisdiction in being able to control you off of the path towards the Eternal Kingdom.
Jesus Christ, as the Son of God, suffered in His Earthly Life and Death on the Cross, for the sake of God’s Love for Humanity. He did it to show us that He understands what we go through, while we roam this earth. He did it so that He can show us how to deal with the arrows of the evil one and his helpers, and to reconnect humanity to their direct link to God, the Father of Creation, which was once there, in the initial days of Adam and Eve. God never leaves His People clueless, or in the dark of His Ways. It is through the use of these spiritual tools that Jesus Christ, His Son, left humanity, that we are able to see them. It is through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, that they will know of them, and will have a window to God’s Eternal Wisdom. It is not a physical war that we, as humanity are in, it is a spiritual one. That is what controls the physical. If humanity values and is bound to the ways of this world, a world that God, the Father of Creation says His Ways are not a part of….a world to which His Son, Jesus Christ has shown a way of life that He, Himself did not conform to….this is what results in crimes against humanity that we see today…..world hunger, war, genocide, racial bias, etc. It is only through spiritual strength…not human strength, that we can achieve this….and we need to tap into the spiritual tools that Jesus Christ (Yeshuay, Yeshu Christu, Devum) left us, in His Life Example, and Death on the Cross, at Calvary.
We are so quick to point out the flaws in others, yet do we see the flaws in ourselves? Often pride gets in the way of allowing us to see our own flaws. We are required to examine our conscience, in order to free ourselves from the shackles of evil. There is no compromise to this because evil will try to make its way, in any way it can, not only into your conscience, but also to take root in your soul, and grow like a weed, suffocating any light to which God, the Father of Creation, has seeded within. There is a constant refining of the soul that needs to be done, and it must become a daily routine for us to “clean out our closets”, so to speak. This is when the Holy Spirit can establish His Roots within us, and flourish through you, within this dark world, for the Eternal Kingdom.
I have learned that even the past events that we THINK we have gotten over or resolved in our lives, could have possibly made deep wounds within ourselves, that can give a foothold to Satan and his demons to slowly rot away at your soul, without recognizing it, and laying it at the feet of Jesus Christ (Yeshu Christu, Yeshuay), who fights on our behalf, against against such things, is the only way we can COMPLETELY HEAL the deep wounds. We must remember that God, the Father of Creation (Devum, Yahweh, Jehovah) is pure love. What Jesus Christ did on the Cross at Calvary, as God in the flesh, was showing and becoming the purest form of unconditional love. So there is no room for any impurity within ourselves, when it comes to entering the Eternal Kingdom of Heaven. Because we are born with a sin stained human nature, which was conceived within Mankind at the time Adam and Eve decided to rebel against God’s command to them, by eating of the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge, it is REQUIRED that we continuously examine our conscience for what we do in our lives. Our thoughts….our actions….our words. We are to humble ourselves to a God, who sees all, as an Omnipresent Being, and recognize what we do in violation of His Divine Laws of Love. We are all guilty of something. While we see 10 of our own flaws, God sees 100 x 100 more. Jesus Christ, saw something worthy in Mankind, that was worth dying for, on the Cross at Calvary. Through the perfection that He was while He roamed on this earth, by dying on the Cross, He covered us through the Blood He shed on that day, from evil.
We must remember that we, as Mankind, because of our sin stained human nature, are not worthy in being in the Presence of a Perfect God. Out of His Unconditional Love, He gives us the chance, everyday, to CHOOSE OUT OF OUR FREEWILL, to see Him in all. Otherwise, as being God, He could easily destroy all that directly violate His Divine Laws of Love, which are ways of Unconditional Love, Mercy, and Forgiveness. But all of this requires a humbling of ourselves…of ridding ourselves of any pride within…and to recognize when we ourselves are in direct violation of unconditional love. Examination of the conscience is not a one time deal….it is a lifelong process. It requires a changing of ourselves, to the original greatness that God, the Father of Creation, knew He created for us to be. We may realize this when we are young….or we may realize this, within our last breaths. Nonetheless, God judges based on a complete transformation of a heart and soul, to which He can only see as the Perfect Omnipresent Being that He is. It is nothing of the self….but being selfless in nature.
Jesus Christ requires for us to love all, unconditionally. He requires us to not fellowship with evil at the same time. This not only includes physically not associated with evil; but also dissociate from the very things that evil has creeped in within ourselves, through past pains, hurt, and anger. He requires us to take a way that is beyond the ways of this world (to which God clearly says that His Divine Ways do not conform to the ways of a world that asks us to give in to our sin stained human nature; but are Divine in Nature, and conform to the ways of the Heavenly realm). We are asked to cover those very areas in our lives by the precious blood of Jesus Christ, so that evil will not take a foothold within ourselves of such things, to give birth to deep wounds to anchor itself to. We should change at the same time by humbly offering those things at the feet of God, to provide His Strength to overcome them with unconditional love; instead of giving in to our sin stained human nature to give rise to personal anger, pain, and vengeance. We must realize the Power of God’s Unconditional Love. We take for granted of being in His Presence at this moment…we take for granted that we are not guaranteed to wake up the next day, it is only God’s decision for us to be able to do so. While we are so busy on focusing on the preservation our outer physical bodies; we are allowing for our souls and inner bodies to rot away, to which is the ONLY thing allowed to pass on to Eternity, whether it be destined to be damned or to be blessed to the heavenly realm. We are too busy nourishing the outer body…instead of “feeding the soul” within.
Examination of our conscience is a requirement so that we understand of the Existence of a Perfect God…and our imperfections. He gives us the choice, hoping that we will chose to live in ways of UNCONDITIONAL LOVE, which is selfless in nature. This is what Jesus Christ showed us through His Life, and Death on the Cross. Though having all of the power to strike down anyone that harmed Him or ridiculed or mocked Him….He did not. So we must practice “turning the other cheek” at all costs….because this is what God meant that “Love conquers all”….He sees all injustice done towards those who have taken these words and Jesus Christ’s Teachings to heart…and will get justice for them all, in the eternal realm, in a permanent way, for He is the only One who is allowed to take vengeance for His Children…and as the Creator, to destroy what is in direct violation of His Divine Laws of Love. Our human mind can not comprehend seeing the world beyond what we view with our 5 senses, but it does not mean that it does not exist. It only means that we rely on God, the Father of Creation, to show us through the Holy Spirit, as to seeing what is beyond the things of this world. The Holy Spirit guides those who examine their conscience everyday, to ways of life that are pleasing to God, the Father of Creation, and will lead them in ways the uniformly love, unconditionally…to uniformly forgive, unconditionally….and to uniformly give mercy…unconditionally. For the present form of the world today, is not because of God. It is our choice for allowing Evil to seep in that much within our conscience…within ourselves…to give in to our sin stained human nature in the form of the mortal sins of 1) Greed; 2) Gluttony; 3) Sloth; 4) Envy; 5) Wrath; 6) Pride; and 7) Lust. The more we understand this….the better off we will be in our Spiritual Enlightenment. Leading to the present condition of the world today…
The world today is so full of opinions and thoughts;
But how many of them were borrowed or bought?
You ask, how can this be?
Well look today, with advertisements in books, magazines, radio, and even on T.V.
Many of us follow thoughts and beliefs that can feed our ego;
Instead of,for the mistakes we have made, to admit and to God….let go.
The ability to discern truth from lies….
Comes from up above and with repentent cries.
Have we all become so arrogant and think we know it all;
Through our imperfect human intelligence, we think that we have figured out all things great and small?
Thinking that we have figured out God’s incredible wisdom for ourselves, but in reality just a small ball.
Discernment is a gift, given by the Creator of Heaven…do not mistake it as something that can be obtained;
For this will allow for one to even know the deception of Satan, and keep his evil contained.
A weapon hat can not be mesured by an earthly means;
Keeping Satan on his toes, knowing that trickery will not withstand against it, boiling him within….spitting in streams.
By faithfully seeking God; with a pure heart;
Will give you a path to this virtue, from the start.
No book knowledge…..or IQ Test will give you such virtues…
God distributes His Gifts, to those of the chosen few.
With love and unity we all must come together;
Asking for God’s Guidance we can withstand Satan and His Earthly desires, forever.
We must ask God’s Help, in things that we can not understand….
That go against His Ways of Love….that would have the power to knock you off His Path, things that you must, withstand.
Never think that you know it all;
For that is when Satan will come to slither and crawl….
To take you away to his world where all things to God are small.
Beware….beware…..for he will not spare you of any test;
In the end of days, like the Prophet Job, God will allow for Satan to test all, even the very best….
God in Heaven only wants those who have truly understood His Ways of Love;
Where anything of earthly value, will be put aside, and your soul will fly high like a dove.
Ask for God’s Guidance in all you do;
For then you will see the evil hidden in this world…and all Satan stews.
Your tests will never end…
Till your soul is laid to bed….
Therefore…..seek The Almighty will of your being….
God will lead home for His safe keeping.