The Winding Path – 160

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2015-07-27 14:25

[responding to a comment by Bruce Gorton]

There is considerable imposition of personal sentiment overlaying your interpretation of the Jesus quote.

First remember, that his statement cannot be divorced from the principle teaching which is the non-separation of us and God.

The Son of Man declaring that I and the Father are One. Means that this is our true nature as well.

Re-reading the quote that you provided in this light, produces a completely different understanding than the one that you have personally invested in.

Jesus – “For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Who is forgiving or not forgiving and who is being forgiven or not forgiven in any of the above scenarios?

There is no point in being a Christian if it doesn’t resolve the fall from grace.

[Note: There was some nice thematic “synchronicity” this morning in a post on Atreya Thomas’ blog.]
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