Archive for the ‘God’ Category

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36. A GIFT HORSE IN THE SCHEME OF THINGS

January 28, 2008

Each morning Maddy Quigley was grateful to God that he hadn’t died. Maddy that is, not God. Although… no, let’s not get into that. Read the rest of this entry ?

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34. CAPRICIOUS, MOI?

January 19, 2008

Hello, bright, white and radiant being, hello. This is getting worse and worse. People are dying around me. Can’t we just stop for a moment? Please, I need help. Read the rest of this entry ?

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18. CBS III – DEVILS, DISSIDENTS AND DRAMA

November 16, 2007

It Works!

True to previous religious form, from the get-go there were major contests for the hearts and minds of the Bábi and Baha’i faithful. Today there is one solid branch of the Baha’i Faith with six to eight million adherents and a fine World Centre on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel. In contrast, there are just a few twigs dotted around the world under alternative Baha’i and Bábi banners. These are the desiccated remnants of lost contests. This is just as imagined in Baha’i scripture! The focus on unity in the lesser covenant must work! As with all sacrifices, it has not been without cost. Read the rest of this entry ?

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17. COVENANT BREAKERS II

November 14, 2007

God’s Great Covenant With Us

The Baha’i take is that God made a covenant with the followers of all the major prophets of the monotheistic religions; Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the Baha’i Faith (with a bit of Bábi’ism thrown in beforehand). God promised to provide continuing guidance to humanity; the followers promised to obey God’s teaching as defined by the current prophet and then to obey the next prophet when he appeared as prophesied. Those who shelter under the umbrella of non-monotheistic religions and philosophies are not exempt, it’s the same sun. God made similar covenants with their prophet founders whether they know it or whether they know their prophet. Read the rest of this entry ?

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6. I’M LAYLA AND I’M A BAHAI

October 18, 2007

Mrs King walked into her 10am Religious Education class. The class stood up, desks and chairs grating. She routinely threw her handbag onto her table and addressed her pupils.

 

“In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”. Read the rest of this entry ?

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2. PRIVILEGE IN PARTS

October 1, 2007

From many perspectives, the fortunate find was a tremendous privilege for the technician.

 

Say you get a knock on your door. A solemn man with a hefty book. Do you know what God wants of you? Will you accept Jesus into your heart? Heart you say? Well the way he’s going through my coffee and biscuits my heart may well be next! Come on in. Sorry didn’t catch your name. Michael? Fine. Michael meet Jesus. Jesus, Michael. Read the rest of this entry ?