Of course, God is loving and so He forgives us out of his nature. But there is another reason God forgives us that will probably shock you, and yes, it's in the Bible.
Others don't hear the words you say, they hear the consciousness you are in when you say the words. Listen as I explain how human beings actually communicate to others.
We continue to explore how St. Francis accepted people for who they already were. St. Francis was realistic about human nature and gave great grace to the people he met.
St. Francis thought 180 degrees from current American pop culture. I discuss one shocking thing that he said that was, and still is, so counter cultural and radical, that his followers refused to believe he actually said it.
Have an anger problem? If so, learn how St. Francis saw reality. For St. Francis saw the everyday situations he encountered very differently than most of us.
Being mad at people, the world, your car, and everything else is the worst life a human being can live.The reason we get so mad at life is because we forget what the purpose of life really is.
I conclude my book "Loving God," and then introduce the new format for my podcast. My first topic is St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis has helped me immensely in my life. I give a brief introduction to him at the end of the podcast.
How do you love God with your mind? Pay attention when your brain is being stabbed.
When does a battleship captain have to take orders from a seaman second class? When do you, the captain of your life, have to take orders from God? Listen and hear a wonderful story that will change the way you view authority.
Humans have the strangest bad habit imaginable. This bad habit prevents them from having a much more enjoyable life than they do.
God does not think about time the way we do. To God, there is only "right now." When we begin to think about time the way God does, we ruin fewer present moments thinking about the future and the past.
Repentance isn't groveling on the floor before an angry, wrathful god. Repentance is different than any religious person has probably ever told you it is.
No one in their right mind would stare at junk mail for hours on end. So why do we think junk thoughts for hours on end?
Some governments use brainwashing techniques to manipulate their citizens. Satan uses these same techniques to try to control you.
Ever been mugged by your own mind? Until I started paying attention to what thoughts I was having throughout the day, I didn't realize how negative my thoughts were. Listen as I share how to monitor your thoughts and learn what to do about the negative ones.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me? Wrong. The wrong words can kill you. This podcast is how to conduct the mental War of Words that ultimately all human life really is.
I had a technical problem with the recording of episode 50 and it didn't record well enough to publish. No problem, I'll just go with the flow of life and publish episode 51.
Blessings to you,
Love is not a feeling. Love is union with a person, and that person's name is God. I examine the many New Testament verses declaring this wondrous fact.
EGO=the opposite of LOVE. Why was Jesus Christ so opposed to the human ego? Only one reason; ego always leads us away from LOVE. LOVE is the force in the universe that brings all people and all things together. All else is ANARCHY.
How in the world do you love God with all of your soul? Step 1 is changing the way you think about yourself.
Union with God! That's what all Christians have. Problem is, the Pharisees don't want you to know that. And Yes, it is clearly taught in Scripture.
Want to improve your relationship with God? Then listen and find out practical things you can do immediately to connect to God better.
What is the God you believe in like? Is your God full of warmth, love, and compassion or is the God you believe in a monster of vengeance and judgment? Listen to how the concept of the Trinity may help you relate to God a lot better than you do now.
Do you want to have an honest relationship with God? Then you are going to have to learn to express all of your emotions to him including anger. The Bible has many startling verses concerning this.