Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Teachings of Jesus: Matthew 10:5-15

Most people don’t quite get what’s going on here. First, we have to understand something of the religious behavior of Jesus’ day. Jesus was an established rabbi; no one questioned His status. He probably wore a distinctive rabbinical garment. We … Continue reading

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Adjust Your Perceptions

You cannot know Christ without your heart. It may well be you are His, bought with a price, but you cannot truly know Him without a mystical encounter through your heart-mind. It’s not a question of sentiment, though it will … Continue reading

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Many Are Called; Few Respond

We cannot know what Adam and Eve knew when they ate the Forbidden Fruit. We do get the feeling they were led astray, which is what we would expect. Satan came to them as a powerful archangel and they respected … Continue reading

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The Magic Jesus Wand

Some readers will not get this; sometimes it’s very hard to untangle the lies of linear thinking and binary logic. It’s a standard feature of American theology, as if human reason was the rule to which all belief must bow … Continue reading

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The Vast Reaches of Eden

The Kingdom of Heaven bears fruit; that is its nature. We are fallen creatures, expelled from Eden and the Tree of Life. Our existence is not what God intended, and He has taken the initiative to restore us. God has … Continue reading

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The Nature of Gnosis

Let’s take a quick dip into Bible history. Some of you may know that Jewish Hellenism was the source of great evil in the Hebrew nation, essentially disemboweling the Hebrew mysticism of the Old Testament religion. This had gone on … Continue reading

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Styling the Shepherd

Consider the first few chapters in Genesis. Think about it from a Hebrew mystical point of view. On the one hand, it’s plain that Creation is just a typical expression of God’s divine personality and character. We learn to think: … Continue reading

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