The beauty of the illumination of the heart of our souls

Many people speak about illumination these days, but not all understand what it really is. Illumination is the illumination of the heart of our souls, the nous. When the nous is illuminated through divine grace – what the Eastern Christians, especially the desert masters, continually strived for (and some attained) through the combination Continue reading “The beauty of the illumination of the heart of our souls”

At the brink of the Era of the 8th Day – Worshipping the Father in Spirit and in Truth

“The hour comes and now is, when the true adorers shall adore the Father in Spirit and in Truth. For the Father also seeks such to adore Him. God is a spirit and they that adore Him must adore Him in Spirit and in Truth” (Jn 4:23-24).

But what does it mean to worship God the Father in Spirit and in Truth? How do we Continue reading “At the brink of the Era of the 8th Day – Worshipping the Father in Spirit and in Truth”

In the Image and Likeness of God

We have been created in the Image and Likeness of God. However, through both the sin of our First Parents and our ongoing sinfulness, we have proceeded to lose a lot of our likeness. Let us, therefore, work to recapture as much as possible of the likeness that we have lost, in terms of our open cooperation with grace, so that the Holy Spirit will find us ready to welcome His abundance fully during the forthcoming era of Peace.

The utmost desire of Our Father’s Divine Heart

The utmost desire of the Divine Heart of God our Father is that we wholeheartedly accept Him to live with us, in intimate union with each and every single one of His children on earth, all the days of our lives. Our Father’s greatest and, so far, largely unsatiated desire is that He comes to live, walk, and rest in us, as He originally Continue reading “The utmost desire of Our Father’s Divine Heart”

The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 11

“It will happen in the final days that the mountain of Yahweh’s house will rise higher than the mountains and tower above the heights. Then all the nations will stream to it, many peoples will come to it and say, ‘Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh, to Continue reading “The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 11”

The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 10

“The wolf will live with the lamb, the panther lie down with the kid, calf, lion and fat-stock beast together, with a little boy to lead them. The cow and the bear will graze, their young will lie down together. The lion will eat hay like the ox. The infant will Continue reading “The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 10”

The signs of the times – 10 – the birth of the new Era

In the same way as the birth of Jesus Christ, our Redemption and Christianity itself, was in reality witnessed by the few and the unlearned. That is by the shepherds, the peasants and the children – the poor folks of the world – at the time. So is our  Continue reading “The signs of the times – 10 – the birth of the new Era”

The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 5

“Arise, shine out, for your light has come, the glory of Yahweh is rising on you, though night still covers the earth and darkness the people. Above you Yahweh now rises and above you his glory appears. The nations come to your light and kings to your dawning brightness. Lift up your eyes and look round: all are Continue reading “The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 5”

The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 4

“About Zion I will not be silent, about Jerusalem I shall not rest until saving justice dawns for her; like a bright light and her salvation like a blazing torch. The nations will then see Your saving justice and all kings Your glory, and you will be called a new name which Yahweh’s mouth will reveal. You will be a crown of splendor Continue reading “The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 4”

The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 3

“Look, I am going to create new heavens and a new earth; and the past will not be remembered and will come no more to mind. Rather be joyful, be glad for ever at what I am creating, for look, I am creating Jerusalem to be ‘Joy,’ and My people to be ‘Gladness.’ I shall be joyful in Jerusalem and I shall rejoice Continue reading “The Era of the 8th Day: Living in the New Israel – 3”

The Signs of the Times – 3

“I have let Myself be approached by those who did not consult Me, I have let Myself be found by those who did not seek Me. I said, ‘Here I am, here I Am! to a nation that did not invoke My name. Each day I stretched out My hands to a rebellious people who follow a way which is not good, as the fancy takes them; a people constantly provoking Me to My Continue reading “The Signs of the Times – 3”

The Chastisement – 5

“Behold the days of the Lord shall come and thy spoils shall be divided in the midst of the. And  will gather all nations to Jerusalem to battle and the city shall be taken, and the houses shall be rifled, and the women shall be defiled. Half the city shall go forth into captivity and the rest of the people shall not be taken away out of the city. Continue reading “The Chastisement – 5”