Let Us Reason Together
Learn to do right, seek justice, correct the oppressor, defend the fatherless, plead for the widow.” 18“Come now, let us reason together,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they will be as white as snow; though they are as red as crimson, they will become like wool. 19If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the best of the land.…
You can reject my comments, but the Bible passages deserve some loving and honest consideration.1
Whatever I can figure out as “person” is limited, but when I open up, look up, and be still, then…
…the silence of my own Being constantly reveals things to me that are otherwise veiled by my busy and opinionated person, in “this world”.
Please, don’t run away into your old beliefs and opinions, but pretend some freshness, some openness (-;
So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening.'” So Samuel went and lay down in his place.
1 Samuel 3:9
“Lay down”… relax and feel your body, be open.
“servant”… willing to set aside your own agenda, understanding or willfulness.
I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt to be your God. I am the LORD your God.'”
“Man, I do not know what you are talking about,” Peter replied. While he was still speaking, the rooster crowed.
We cannot serve two masters… we cannot please “this world” and at the same time honor and praise the depth of our Being.7
“Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted over the earth.” 11The LORD of Hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah…
Bring the Bible “home”. Relate it to your Self, to Spirit, take it to heart!
Don’t make it conform to “this world,” to some seeming smart explanations.
“Making sense” is important in “this world,” in the mental realm, but “my kingdom” is higher and more important.
You still relate to this world, you still perform and make sense, but inwardly you are connected with the depth of your own Being, the Father of all: LOVE
I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest.
Our person is fickle and loves to hide in the darkness of suffering, superficial politeness and familiarity.
Be honest to your Self; If you believe Scripture then go all the way and follow where the concepts, the stories are pointing to!
Don’t wait for the world to become a better place, but “be the change you want to see in the world”.
Not by the sweat of your brow, but by your bravery to challenge your own beliefs and assumptions; don’t be intimidated by fears and doubts or what other people tell you.
Life is so much more than what it seems on the surface of common sense. Love — the inner space — is the canvas of Life.
All words are concepts; here and now we have the opportunity to discover where they are pointing to!
…unless you don’t care, or believe to know already. “Truth is not a cluster of concepts”, but your openness to be present with what IS — aways here and now.↩
catalyst: cat·a·lyst (kăt’l-ĭst)
– A substance, usually used in small amounts relative to the reactants, that modifies and increases the rate of a reaction without being consumed in the process.
– One that precipitates a process or event, especially without being involved in or changed by the consequences.↩
… not “another.” Not elsewhere. Most simple and natural, always at hand… accessible through the sense I am, I exist; without mental effort.↩
…the absence of your ignorance; the Presence and Light of clear seeing and understanding; your redeemer. ↩
Not an old man with a beard telling you that you are not deserving. But LOVE, GENEROSITY, SYNCHRONICITY, HARMONY, WISDOM, INTELLIGENCE here and now, in what otherwise might appear to the person like a humdrum existence.↩
… due to not knowing the Father, who dwells at the core of your own Being; you, the temple not made with hands.↩
Don’t be afraid to be alone, or misunderstood by people, but follow Jesus, your pattern for salvation.↩