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August 11th, 2009 “Teacher of God’s Word”

Posted in Ego, fear, Hope, Jesus, Love, Paul of Tarsus, Spirit, spiritual, truth, Uncategorized with tags on August 11, 2009 by david1963

Teachers must go through a time of “transformation” or a “period of undoing” of what has been told them by the world.  This does not have to be painful, however it usually is because we think we are loosing something as a result of “letting go” which is not true.

     The only way to truly understand “God’s” word is to have No judgement and to be Honest and trusting of “God.”  “God’s” teachers DO NOT JUDGE ever. Why? To judge is to be dishonest, when we judge we assume a position that we do not have. Lets look at judgement. Judgement implies, I am right and you are wrong. If I am right and you are wrong then I have judged you. Judgement without “self-deception” is impossible. Judgement also implies that you have been deceived in your brothers. How, then, could you have not been deceived in yourself? Judgement implies a lack of trust in “God” and trust in “God” is the foundation of everything we teach. Without judgement all things are equally acceptable, for who could judge other-wise? Without judgement we are ALL brothers and who stands apart without judgement? Judgement destroys honesty and shatters trust. No teacher of “God” can judge another and hope to learn!

     Therefore, “God’s” teachers are gentle. Harm is impossible to the teachers of “God”, because you understand that you are neither beneath no one nor superior to no one. You also understand that you are independent of the good and bad opinions of of others, knowing that “God” does not assign the task of judgement to his creation. When we judge, we are judged by the same judgement we extend to our brothers.  Judgement is the action of the ego and has No place in the Kingdom of God. Harm is the outcome of  judgement. What happens when you judge? You have a dishonest thought or the ego tells you “hey, you are right and you know it, judge them tell them they are wrong.” You are placing a verdict of guilt upon a brother without knowing the truth yourself and therefore you are also judging yourself as n0t understanding what true love is and what truth means.

 

     As teachers of “God” we have to be gentle. Joy is the inevitable result of gentleness. Gentleness means that fear is now impossible. The open hands of gentleness are always filled. The gentle have no pain, they cannot suffer. They are sure that they are beloved and are safe from the self attacks of judgement.

  Meditate on these words and see if they do not help “God” administer his word to you. They are Tolerance, Joy, Gentleness, Honesty, Trust, Defenselessness, Generosity, Patience, Faithfulness and Open-Mindedness.

     Love,

David