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EASTER May that great, Christ spirit within, be risen? Let it escape the clutches of our heart’s prison. Let it not come from the hypocrisy of organized religion but from a pure, innocent, free soul – let it be freely given. Let it not come from duplicity, but from the uncontaminated heart where the Christ spirit, the Christ philosophy within, should start. B. J. “A” 2 April 2nd 2015

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Date: 4/4/2015 12:32:00 PM
Thank you for your response, sire. I believe what I said was, to quote: 1.Christ's spirit does not "come from" a pure, innocent free soul, because all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. - It means that no one, absolutely no one has a pure and innocent free soul, as all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. 2) Christ's spirit rather "comes to" the broken souls, the broken hearts who repent and acknowledge their need for God's lordship in their lives. -
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/6/2015 3:13:00 PM
Good morning Kim : I am afraid you have me totally confused my Dear, ???, “ I refer to broken hearts and souls in the spiritual context, ” Are you referring to “ broken hearts and souls in the spiritual context, ” of man living in body on this plane ???, or of the spirits and souls of man on the next plane after departing this physical one ??? “ At no point did I mention any organized religion .”, you did not have directly mention it Kim, but every word, your belief has come directly from that source “ organized religion ”, so even if you do not adhere to some cult / “ sect. ” by name, you are obviously following their dictates as compiled, interpreted and laid out by “ organized religion ” for man to believe and follow.
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/6/2015 3:12:00 PM
So we have authenticating evidence that many of the stories in the Old Testament where founded on reality, yet there are stories that are purely fictional !!! Example – the parting of the red sea – in over two thousand years, not one sliver of evidence, chariots, skeletons, helmets, swords etc., etc,. Not only that but not one record, one word mentioning the losses of armies of Egyptian solders by a society that kept meticulous records, even of mundane stuff as every day business. Gives one cause to question the validity of such a story and many others !!! “ I believe in Jesus, ” that is commendable Kim, but really ???Do you believe in and pay homage to or worship other men ???, the president of your county ?, the president of the US ?, the great philosophers ( Plato, Socrates, etc., etc. ) ?, the world’s great healers ( Edward Casey, Bruno Gröning etc., etc.)
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/6/2015 3:12:00 PM
The Roman empire / the Vatican / Christianity / Catholicism and all the offshoots that sprung up over the past sixteen hundred years from those sources. I will not refer to all the other world organized religions . “ I believe however, in what the Bible said,” And that is truly blind faith my Dear, for outside of many of the stories - altered to meet the criteria of organized religion - in the old testament, stories that have been found to have grains of truth in them, stories that where written in stone, on clay tablets and on dead sea scrolls thousands of years before the Romans had the bible commissioned.
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/6/2015 3:10:00 PM
I have had pastors, agree with me and they have said their bible study professors have said that it is not the man you worship but worship his ideals, his philosophies. Please forgive me Kim, for here I have gone and done it again, gotten carried away !!! I know that religion, politics, sports and drug addictions are subjects best left behind closed doors and not discussed, because each will defend to the death before it will allow the light of questioning, common sense, logic penetrate the darkness of blind faith . You are most welcome Kim, “ Thank you sire, for being open to read my personal comment. ” it is my pleasure to learn were people I am in contact with are coming from. I have discussions, a couple of times a week, with pastor “ Tom Luangkhamdeng menformissionconference@yahoo.ca ” about these matters . Well my Dear, I hope that you have had a graet Easter weekend ??? Bill .
Date: 4/3/2015 10:49:00 AM
Interesting write, sire. I believe Christ's spirit does not "come from" a pure, innocent free soul, because all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Christ's spirit rather "comes to" the broken souls, the broken hearts who repent and acknowledge their need for God's lordship in their lives. Thank you for this. It helped me clarify my need of God even more. More smiles from the isles :) Kim
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/4/2015 12:18:00 PM
Thank you Kim, for stopping by and for your enlightened comments. “ Interesting write, sire. ”, I am not sure if this is meant as a good thing or not but it was intended to elicit some kind of response and yours was interesting, and more than likely the only one. “ I believe Christ's spirit does not "come from" a pure, innocent free soul, ” which is an interesting statement / belief Kim, for – logically – if it does not ?, then any belief in Christ, His philosophies is not pure as well. Now I have to admit Kim, that I am far from being a biblical scholar but was not Christ against organized religion / the corporation / the church ?, and its MO. “ Christ's spirit rather "comes to" the broken souls, the broken hearts ”, and again Kim, logically, your statement contradicts the Christ spirit but unfortunately it is positively true !,
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/4/2015 12:17:00 PM
for when you think of the past sixteen hundred years of Christianity /catholicism / organized religion / the roman empire ( the vatican ) rule of this world, it has been run by “ broken souls, ” in their desire and greed for total control of man by creating fears ( the devil, hell, eternal damnation ) and guilt’s ( because all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God ) in the minds of mankind and if he did not comply with their dictates they were killed . And let us not forget about “ the broken hearts ” and all the sins they - priests, ministers, reverends, pastors etc., etc., etc., - have committed upon their parishioners, the innocent and innocent children of the world who for millennium have been used, abused, sexually molested and you want me to believe that this is the Christ spirit ??? I do not believe that the true Christ spirit could ever come from such sick places !!!
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/4/2015 12:16:00 PM
As far as I know Christ had nothing to do with organized religion and the vehicles ( the churchs ) they used to achieve their agendas. I realize Kim, - and am sorry - that this and my rhyme will shake up those of blind faith, but history is what it is and we have to acknowledge that some of history is pure fiction and just because it has been put together in a single book of ancient history ( carved in stone ), recent history, philosophy, psychology, biography, and fiction does not truth create . “ Thank you for this. ”, you are most welcome Kim. “ It helped me clarify my need of God even more. ” I am glad that something positive has come from my effort to enlighten, even if I haven’t . Your, across the waters of life, poetic acquaintance, on this Easter weekend . Bill . ( B. J. “A” 2 )