The False Prophet

The name of Christ will be restored, it belongs only to Christ. Much has been said about Jesus Christ by those who never knew him. They tell a grand story, making great claims on his behalf. It begins with his mother, a woman, so pure that even God could not resist her and she gave birth to God’s son, Jesus. This man, Jesus, was in turn, no ordinary man, he was God. Being human we each can be certain of one thing, no man is God. All men are ordinary and Jesus was a man. We know this because a woman gave him birth. He taught us what ordinary men are capable of. He is not the only one and Christ will return. If you would know the true story of Jesus then know Christ, not the stories others tell about Christ.

It is an insult to the legacy of Jesus to suggest he was other than human.

I suspect many have known Christ in their lifetimes but not all are called to do what Jesus did. It is sad that we have taken the life and actions, of this man, Jesus, and reduced them to a fanciful tale we know is not true. A story we can not believe except by faith. We do not need faith to know God, to know Christ, we only need to ‘be’ and choose their acquaintance. This secret is known by each of us. It is an understanding we can not escape although we are free to ignore it. Mostly that is what we do, creating a fiction we call reality.

The fictional life of Jesus Christ is false and those who repeat it are false prophets. Have confidence and find your strength. Walk the path that Jesus did and you will know Christ.

It is this action of knowing Christ that tells the truth that Jesus knew. It seems there are different degrees, or appointments, in our acquaintance with Christ, ranging from ignorance/denial to full-blown companionship. A state where Christ makes an appearance as a person, a human being that anyone might know. It seems that Jesus was that Christ. Clearly few are called to do this but I believe this is what he did and I am confidant someone else will do the same. That was his message, the lesson, the example of his life.

What of the of the power of faith, of faith in Jesus? The good works done through faith and faiths ability to affect us. Faith is a mask for confidence  It pretends to be confidence but confidence has no need of it. For a healthier mind, and relationship with God, skip the faith and let all of your confidence rest with God. Make no claim on God’s behalf. Allow for naught and then God can present God’s self, as God is, or as God is naught. It is alright. What threat could you be to God and any God worth knowing is no threat to you.

Michael, The Mystic Tourist ©2013

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2 thoughts on “The False Prophet

  1. To each his own … is a very vital part of our lives. We have been told often enough that we have been created in the likeness of God .. that God is pure vibration and pure mind and that our bodies are as cloth for God… then who may we be … why Gods ofcourse. But of course Jesus was God .. how can he have been otherwise .. when all of us are Gods. We can make things happen with our mere thoughts .. then why would you shortchange yourself and take away the greatness you have within you to being special .. a god. Do not put limitations on yourself .. there is so much you may have and enjoy when you believe in your own capacities of being created in the image of God.
    God Bless.

  2. Thank you for reading Roda and for commenting. It is true we do exist and of whatever does exists, we are manifest. We are imbued with creative authority. We create. We were created of what is and are a manifestation, an image and likeness of that. You may be God but I am not, I am created in God’s image and likeness as is all that exists. I have an authority that renders me responsible, and creative, but I am not a God. I am a divine being, able to choose the degree to which I realize God.

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