9. The Gospel Of The Kingdom Is
And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple:
And his disciples came to him for to shew him the buildings of the temple.
And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things?
Verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying,
Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.
For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled:
For all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:
And there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in diverse places.
All these are the beginning of sorrows.
Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you:
And ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.
And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.
And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.
And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world,
For a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
The preaching of the Gospel of the Kingdom that Shri Jesus refers to has nothing to do with the smoke and mirrors conjured by the guardians of various churches — absolutely nothing! It is the Kingdom of God which is within, clearly explained by the Paraclete Shri Mataji. It is this Kingdom which will be preached to all the nations. It is this Kingdom which all the nations will be called to witness. It is this Kingdom which every Hindu, Buddhist, Jew, Christian, Muslim, and others in all the lands will be asked to seek. Each and every soul born on Earth will know about this Kingdom and this will go on for generation after generation after generation until each and every soul born on this Earth since the beginning of time knows the existence of the Kingdom within. Then one day, when there are no more beings desirous of redemption left, the remaining rebellious Antichrist elements — intoxicated by power, pride and arrogance as they wallow in gluttony, sin and sodomy — will be annihilated. That shall be the End. That shall be the Second Coming!
Not a single soul will escape or plead innocence by reason of ignorance. They will take rebirth after rebirth after rebirth till they become aware of the Resurrection, and be subject to the Last Judgment.
In the meantime, those who hear about the Good News of the present Resurrection will be subject to the Last Judgment. This Gospel of the Kingdom of God within will be preached to all nations and peoples of many tongues, till the End! The Last Judgment is taking place as these lines are being read.
So it was written and so it shall be done. Amen!
"You have to take a stand in your family, in your surroundings, with your friends, and you have to tell them, 'You better all get realized.' The reason for that is that the Christ who crucified Himself is going to come back with his Eleven Forces of Destruction. And when He starts He is not going to ask you to take any Realization. No one is going to be bothered whether you are going to hell. He will just sort out. But those who have got Realization will enter into the Kingdom of God. You have to enter into the Kingdom of God here, as I say, in the Seventh Chakra."
The Paraclete Shri Nirmala
The New Age Has Started, Houston, USA — October 6, 1981
"You are arriving at that point where your destruction is sure because you have to become the spirit. You have to rise in spiritual life and if your movement is downward who can help you? This is a very interesting Time as I have told you—is the Time of Judgment—and at this Time we have to be careful that we are our own judges."
The Paraclete Shri Nirmala
The Main Qualities To Imbibe, Cabella, Italy — Oct 5, 1997
"So this is the eleventh Power of Destruction. He (Lord Jesus Christ) has the Power called Samhara Shakti by which He kills people. So before killing them and finishing them off, in the Compassion of your Mother we have to first try to transform them. If they cannot be transformed then its alright; then let Ekadesha take over. So these eleven very great destructive Powers will be used by the Kalki, the One who is going to manifest on a White Horse. Before that today is a very Great Day that these Powers we are going to use for transformation."
The Paraclete Shri Nirmala
Ekadesha Rudra Puja, New York, USA — September 17, 1983
"Today the people from all over the world, forgetting their races, their caste, communities, religions, their nationalities are singing together the praise of God — Is My dream has come true today. We have to believe in the Totality, in the Universality. This Universe is One. God has not made them separate. All religions are One, coming from the same Source. So we believe in every religion. We follow every religion.
And the whole concept of nations is also mythical. The whole world was made One with lots of rivers, mountains and sea. We have divided them. We have made all these differences — higher, lower, East and West. Look at the sun; it moves in all directions. Look at The Mother Earth; it revolves all the nations. It does not only revolve one nation. It's our myth.
We should get out of minds so that this dream of Mine will cover the whole Universe one day. Today I'm feeling extremely happy to see all of you together to finish all the wars, all the violence, all the immorality, all the deceitfulness, all that is wrong against, is destructful to human beings and to create complete benevolence in this world...
You go as messengers of Peace, Love, Bliss and tell them that there is an All-Pervading Power which is everywhere, in every nation, in every person, in every human being. It can vibrate. So, nobody should think they are individuals, separated by any such small nonsensical thing. We are all One, living in the Ocean of God's."
The Paraclete Shri Nirmala
Christmas, India — December 25, 1991
"I have personally watched a number of churches and ministries devastated by false prophets, or false prophecies. Much of the church today is becoming increasingly subject to false prophecy. Why? For basically the same reason those who do not know the true Christ are subject to believing in false ones. Those who do not know true prophecy will be easily fooled by the false.
Some of the more glaring examples of this have come through the false prophecies which set a date for the Lord's return. It is most sobering to watch so much of the church get caught up with these prophecies, which are in clear contradiction to the Scripture which states that 'no man knows the time.' It should also be enlightening to see how those churches and movements which are so easily captured by these false prophecies are mostly those which reject the gift of prophecy as being for the church today.
A recent example of this was when so much of the church was swept up with the '88 Reasons Why the Lord Will Return in 1988.' Every one of the prophetic people I knew at that time, and the movements that were seeking to grow in prophetic ministry, easily discerned this as a spurious prophecy. It was also alarming that so many who were so distracted by this did not ever seem to confess their mistake after it had become so obvious, or even examine how this happened to them. Remarkably, many of these simply expressed an increased disdain for the gift of prophecy.
If Paul the apostle admitted to having been 'foiled by Satan,' it can happen to any of us. Those who think that it cannot happen to them is probably in the greatest danger of having it happen to them. Our response to this should not be to reject prophecy, which is such a central theme of Scripture, and has been a primary way that the Lord has related to His people from the beginning. Our response must be to increase our resolve to know the true so we can quickly discern the false.
It is also biblical wisdom to 'not be ignorant of Satan's schemes.'Therefore it is right that we examine ways that either we or others have been fooled in the past. So, to sum up Principle Number One, we need to know the true, but admit our need for God's grace and wisdom, being willing to honestly admit our mistakes."
"And Jesus spoke again unto the eleven and said, "Grieve not because I go away, for it is best that I should go away.
If I do not go away the Comforter will not come to you.
These things I speak while with you in the flesh, but when the Holy Breath shall come in power, lo,
She will teach you more and more, and bring to you remembrance all the words I have said to you.
There are a multitude of things yet to be said; Things that this age cannot receive because it cannot comprehend.
But, lo, I say, before the great day of the Lord shall come, the Holy Breath will make all mysteries known —
The mysteries of the soul, of life, of death, of immortality, the oneness of man with every other man, and with his God.
Then will the world be led to truth, and man will be truth.
When She has come, the Comforter, She will convince the world of sin, and of truth of what I speak,
And of the rightness of the Judgment of the just; And then the prince of carnal life will be cast out.
And when the Comforter shall come, I need not intercede for you; For you shall stand approved,
And God will know you then as he knows Me.
The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ 162:4-11
"As earthly paradise moves into its advanced stages, people's inner attitudes towards God will directly affect more and more aspects of daily life. Those whose souls are closer to God will be so much of the same heart that they can communicate without verbalizing their thoughts and feelings. By this stage, contemplation will have become the mode of existence for everyone. God will have given them such highly refined powers of spiritual perception that they can at last see His will directly and perfectly understand what is in the hearts and minds of others.
In its ultimate phase, paradise on earth will be so perfect, so unblemished, that it may be called the Crystal World. All evil and hatred will have been cleansed away. The world will have become the final realization of absolute goodness and love. Completely free from even a hint of sin or impurity, humankind at last will dwell in the heavenly abode longed for through the ages. This is the Crystal World of unity with God."
Sekai Kyusei Kyo. Johrei
"Teilhard believed, in trying to unite the concepts of mysticism and evolution, that only when the human race became sufficiently evolved as a whole would it be able to meet the transcendental God...
Like most twentieth century mystical writers Teilhard saw that mysticism must be deeply related to action. The sense of urgency about the need to change the world and the consciousness of the human beings within it is felt by many writers this century. The evolution that is being written about is not perceived by anyone as inevitable. There is also the choice of destruction, which will occur, in the understanding of these writers, if people stay 'asleep,' unconscious, 'not knowing' in the gnostic sense."
Jean Hardy, A Psychology with a Soul
"So according to the Gospel of Thomas, Jesus ridiculed those who thought of the 'Kingdom of God' in literal terms, as if it were a specific place: 'If those who lead you say to you, 'Look, the Kingdom is in the sky,' then the birds will arrive there before you. If they say to you, 'It is in the sea,' then, he says, the fish will arrive before you. Instead, it is a state of self-discovery:
'... Rather, the Kingdom is inside of you, and it is outside of you. When you come to know yourselves, then you will be known, and you will realize that you are the sons of the living Father. But if you will now know yourselves, then dwell in poverty, and it is you who are that poverty.'
But the disciples, mistaking the 'Kingdom' for a future event, persisted in their questioning: His disciples said to him, 'When will ... the new world come?' He said to them, 'What you look forward to has already come, but you do not recognize it.'... His disciples said to him, 'When will the Kingdom come?' (Jesus said,) 'It will not come by waiting for it. It will not be a matter of saying 'Here it is' or 'There it is.' Rather, the Kingdom of the Father is spread out upon the earth, and men do not see it.'
That 'Kingdom,' then, symbolizes a state of transformed consciousness:
Jesus saw infants being suckled. He said to his disciples, 'These infants being suckled are like those who enter the Kingdom.' They said to him, 'Shall we, then, as children, enter the kingdom?' Jesus said to them, 'When you make the two one, and when you make the inside like the outside and the outside like the inside, and the above like the below, and when you make the male and female one and the same ... then you will enter [the Kingdom].'
Yet what the 'living Jesus' of Thomas rejects as naive — the idea that the Kingdom of God is an actual event expected in history — is the notion of the Kingdom that the synoptic gospels of the New Testament most often attribute to Jesus as his teaching. According to Matthew, Luke, and Mark, Jesus proclaimed the coming Kingdom of God, when captives shall gain their freedom, when the diseased shall recover, the oppressed shall be released, and harmony shall prevail over the whole world. Marks says that the disciples expected the Kingdom to come as a cataclysmic event in their own lifetime, since Jesus had said that some of them would live to see 'the Kingdom of God come with power.' Before his arrest, Mark says, Jesus warned that although 'the end is not yet,' they must expect it any time. All three gospels insist that the Kingdom will come in the near future (though they also contain many passages indicating that it is here already.) Luke makes Jesus say explicitly 'the kingdom of God is within you.' Some gnostic Christians, extending that type of interpretation, expected human liberation to occur not through actual events in history, but through internal transformation."
Elaine Pagels, The Gnostic Gospels
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