August 20, 2016
1 Peter Chapter 3
17 For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye
suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.
It is much, much better. Lest we forget!
2 Peter Chapter 2
12 But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be
taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that
they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their
Earlier i mentioned that if an animal has love, that indicates it has a soul. I should clarify this by saying that if an animal has love for people. Even a rat loves it’s own dirty stinking ratling. But certain animals such as dogs share a sort of kinsmanship with man. We are in no way like each other but we seem to be built on the same type of architecture of love. Certainly a wharf rat would not come at night and snuggle us in bed. Not all animals are blessed. The ones who are not blessed are cursed. This is what we read about above, the “brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed”. These people can’t understand spirituality, because they don’t have all 7 senses that God gave man. The 7th sense then being Spirituality. These people would then be like rats, brute beasts that have no soul, made only to be destroyed. Less than a dog. It’s similar to a blind man listening to a man who can see describe a psychedelic picture. The blind man can’t see it, and so he does not believe that the other guy can see it either. Can he be saved? If he was constrained in his own behaviour not to break the laws, just as we are here on Earth, and kept God’s commandments then surely he would also be forgiven and saved, the same as everyone else. The difference being, would he? This person is possibly more likely to try to achieve rewards he can actually see rather than give them up for something he just can’t believe in. I don’t know. But everyone can be saved if they repent, stop sinning and keep all God’s commandments.
God and Jesus told us things “beforehand”. God has foreknowledge. That’s a lot of wisdom. God therefore knew that man would be corrupted and also knew man would corrupt God’sWord in order to deceive people. So Jesus spoke to us in Codes. Codes that only a few can see and understand, and only when the Time is Right. One code i think of is when Jesus called His followers “sheep”. What does this tell us about Jesus? What is He telling us, in a Secret Code? Jesus loves His followers, so Jesus is telling us that He loves sheep. Literally. In Scripture Jesus tells His disciple three times to “feed My sheep”. I believe this has three meanings. The first meaning, feed my sheep, who are my people followers. Second, feed my sheep, which is literal sheep. And third, feed my sheep, which is, feed my animals. Now we know beyond a shadow of a doubt then that Jesus did NOT condone eating meat! If Jesus condoned eating meat, then by calling His followers sheep, He would have been calling them “food”. Jesus does not call His followers food. Satan is who calls sheep “food”, not Jesus. Of course not. Can you think of any other codes Jesus spoke to us in?
Jesus taught us to love our neighbors, and when He was asked, “Who is our neighbor?”, Jesus answered indirectly. He did not say directly. He told us in a way that we have to figure it out on our own. Such as the story of the good Samaritan, who helped the injured in the ditch.
St. Luke Chapter 10
29 But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus,
And who is my neighbour?
36 Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was
neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves?
37 And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then
said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.
Jesus did not say that our neighbor had to be human. If this was so, Jesus probably would have simply stated that all people are our neighbors. Certainly a person who has compassion for other people also has compassion for injured animals. And so it seems the two are interchangeable. If it were only humans that Jesus wanted us to love, He would have said directly that our neighbors were only people. But He did not say that. It is what He did not say that is a Secret Code here.
I had another revelation of why the thief on the cross next to Jesus was saved, and went to Paradise with Jesus, that same day. The reason is because the thief recognized that Jesus was without sin. He believed Jesus was the Saviour, and he believed that Jesus never did anything wrong and was hated and killed for no reason at all. That’s why he was saved, because he believed in Jesus. It’s like when Jesus told the lady “Daughter, your faith has healed you”.
Winners win because they believe they will win. The more you believe, the more you will win.