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by Tau Malachi
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Quest. about God
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: Quest. about God

Blessings to you in the Holy Name of Messiah Yeshua! Yes, indeed, what you have described could be a spiritual experience. There are so many different kinds of spiritual and mystical experiences that may arise that it would be impossible to explain them all, and myself and other members of the comm...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Holy Name Yahweh Shaddai: Lord Almighty
Replies: 0
Views: 26

The Holy Name Yahweh Shaddai: Lord Almighty

The Holy Name Yahweh Shaddai: Lord Almighty The Name ‘Lord Almighty,’ Yahweh Shaddai, appears in apocryphal writings before St. Paul’s use of it in 2 Corinthians 6:18, but it does not appear in the Old Testament, and consequently isn’t discussed in the mysteries of the Names of God associated with ...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: Breasted Father
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Breasted Father

Shaddai Abba I will tell you, the Father, Abba, He is breasted, the Odes of Solomon make this clear. He (Hu) is breasted, and it has been said, one breast is the Word, Christ, and the other breast is the Wisdom, Sophia, the Holy Spirit. Christ and the Holy Spirit, two breasts of the Father, God Mos...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Quest. about God
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: Quest. about God

Greetings and blessings in the Holy Light of the Messiah! “Yeshua said, ‘I am the light over all things, I am all. From me all has come forth, and to me all has reached. Split a piece of wood, I am there. Lift up the stone and you will find me there'” (Thomas 77). This is perhaps the most famous sa...
by Tau Malachi
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Mystery of Baptism (Matthew 28-28-29)
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Mystery of Baptism (Matthew 28-28-29)

Grace and peace to you in the Holy Light of the Messiah! As it is with all spiritual mysteries, or mysteries of God, there is no end to the fathoming of the mystery of these Holy Names in the baptism, nor of the rite of baptism itself; though so simple and essential, it is a great mystery through w...
by Tau Malachi
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: The Watchtower of the Flock
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Re: The Watchtower of the Flock

Grace and peace to you in the Holy Light of the Messiah! Yes, indeed, the Magdalene is called the ‘Tower of the Flock,’ and there is much that may be said of this, and how ‘watchtower’ might be an expression of a call, or leading, of the Holy Spirit. As it is related to Mirya (Mary), it indicates h...
by Tau Malachi
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Grace and Calls of the Holy Spirit
Replies: 0
Views: 100

Grace and Calls of the Holy Spirit

Grace & Calls of the Holy Spirit There is something that has been spoken in my heart that I wish to share with you, something it is important to understand. At times we have much to say concerning manmade religious institutions, and their outdated and dogmatic doctrines, rites and rituals, and ...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Mourning: Fullness of Life & Love (Matthew 5:4)
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Mourning: Fullness of Life & Love (Matthew 5:4)

Mourning: Fullness of Life & Love “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). There was a word given that was spoken in our Zohar discourse last night about a deeper meaning of this verse that I’m inclined to share here. The word is this: those who mourn are those w...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Mystery of Baptism (Matthew 28-28-29)
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Mystery of Baptism (Matthew 28-28-29)

The Rite of Baptism “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teach them to obey everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age” (Matthew 28:19-20). This passage co...
by Tau Malachi
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Flesh & Blood of Messiah (John 6:53-56)
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Flesh & Blood of Messiah (John 6:53-56)

Flesh & Blood: Body of Messiah (John 6:53-56) “Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat my flesh and drink my blood, you have no life in you. Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood have eternal life, and I will raise them up on the last day; for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Inheriting the Good Earth
Replies: 0
Views: 186

Inheriting the Good Earth

Inheriting the Good Earth “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5). Those who are ‘meek’ are those who are inward, aware of their own inwardness and the inwardness of all things, and aware of the shared Holy Breath that is the life, the existence of all things; living f...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Abiding Divine Presence (Romans 8:38-39)
Replies: 0
Views: 162

The Abiding Divine Presence (Romans 8:38-39)

The Abiding Divine Presence “For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus, our Lord” (Romans 8:3...
by Tau Malachi
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Ariel, Ariel
Replies: 5
Views: 629

Re: Ariel, Ariel

Grace and peace to you from Yahweh Elohim Shaddai and Yeshua Messiah! In the Book of Revelation we read: “I saw no temple in the city, for its temple is the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb” (21:22). The Messiah and Holy One is the temple, the holy sanctuary, in New Jerusalem, so as to say that t...
by Tau Malachi
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Jealousy and Love in the Lord—Exodus 20:5
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: Jealousy and Love in the Lord—Exodus 20:5

Blessings to you in the Messiah, the Holy Light and Spirit of God! Yes, indeed, El kana, which does imply Mercy-Hesed by way of the Name El; but then, that supports our understanding of this jealousy as ‘passionate love,’ the root of which is in Hesed-Mercy, as is known. There are, though, deep mys...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Jealousy and Love in the Lord—Exodus 20:5
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: Jealousy and Love in the Lord—Exodus 20:5

Blessings to you in the Holy Name of Yahweh and in the Messiah, Yeshua! Yes, zealous, passionate, jealous, there is, indeed, an experience of this in the Divine Presence, but as you’ve said it is the manifestation of passionate love in the Holy One, an overwhelming boundless love of the Eternal One...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Prayers Paul Kosako
Replies: 7
Views: 799

Re: Prayers Paul Kosako

Shalom sister,

Thank you for the update. It is good to hear there is at least some relief in Paul's experience. We'll continue to keep him in prayer.

Blessings!
by Tau Malachi
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: Eve Lilith and Sophia Zoe
Replies: 8
Views: 11980

Re: Eve Lilith and Sophia Zoe

Shalom Brother, The spiritual practices with Lilatu in the tradition are intimately connected with devotions of the 'Black Madonna,' or Kali Imma as we would call this aspect of the Mother. Essentially Lilatu corresponds with the 'dark' aspect of the Holy Bride, just as Kali Imma corresponds with t...
by Tau Malachi
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Ariel, Ariel
Replies: 5
Views: 629

Re: Ariel, Ariel

Grace and peace to you in Messiah and El Elyon, God Most High! Yes, indeed, as the Gospel of St. Phillip teaches us, the resurrection is not an experience after death, but rather before death, in this life, and then only, having been resurrected with the Messiah and born into the Life Divine in thi...
by Tau Malachi
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Guidance & Love of Yahweh (Numbers 11:1)
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Re: Guidance & Love of Yahweh (Numbers 11:1)

Blessings in the Holy Light and Spirit of the Messiah, the Anointing! I’m inclined to share something more regarding commandments, ordinances, decrees and orders. First, though, it must be said that according to our Kabbalah there are relatively few actual commandments and in our teachings much tha...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: One God: Father & Mother
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Revelation of the Motherhood of God in the Second Coming

Revelation of Motherhood in the Second Coming Father-Abba, Mother-Imma, these are Names of God and Attributes of God, and just as Names of God like Yah, Yahweh, El, Elohim, are used to invoke, remember, the One God, so also Abba and Imma are used by Gnostic Christians within our lineage and traditi...
by Tau Malachi
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: One God: Father & Mother
Replies: 1
Views: 458

One God: Father & Mother

One God: Father & Mother First it must be said that God as God is in Godself is One, Absolute Oneness, such as we cannot conceive, and as such there is no duality in God Most High (El Elyon), and God Most High has no ‘partners,’ ‘associates,’ and does not ‘beget offspring’ in any fashion that w...
by Tau Malachi
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Guidance & Love of Yahweh (Numbers 11:1)
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Re: Guidance & Love of Yahweh (Numbers 11:1)

Grace and peace to you from Hayyah Yeshua, the Risen Messiah! Speaking about the foundation of Anointed Community - “the Church,” St. Paul write in Ephesians: “So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are citizens with the saints and also members of the household of God, built upon t...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The husbands of the Samaritan Woman.
Replies: 5
Views: 593

Re: The husbands of the Samaritan Woman.

Shalom, I should add that we do not tend to have a single interpretation of such passages, but rather we tend to have multiple interpretations, and some times even opposite interpretations, drawing out various layers of teaching, revelation and esoteric wisdom. As an example, if we were to interpre...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: You are gods (John 10:34)
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Re: You are gods (John 10:34)

Greetings and blessings in the Holy Light of Messiah Yeshua! In this passage Adonai Yeshua is responding to accusations of blasphemy from religious authorities of the day and so cites words of Moses which indicates that with the reception of the revelation of God in faith, and specifically the rece...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Hip Replacement
Replies: 13
Views: 1119

Re: Hip Replacement

Shalom,

What wonderful news! Praise God! It's always great to get home after such things, feel quite good to be back in life.

Blessings!
by Tau Malachi
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The husbands of the Samaritan Woman.
Replies: 5
Views: 593

Re: The husbands of the Samaritan Woman.

Greetings and blessings to you in Messiah Yeshua! You ask a good question. In ancient times it was very common for itinerant spiritual teachers, preachers and prophets to share their teachings with people at wells, city gates, and so on; for that matter, religion or spirituality aside, that was how...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Guidance & Love of Yahweh (Numbers 11:1)
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Guidance & Love of Yahweh (Numbers 11:1)

Guidance of Yahweh & Loving Yahweh “You shall love Yahweh Elohenu, therefore you shall keep his charge, his decrees, his ordinances, and his commandments always” (Deuteronomy 11:1). If we love Yahweh, the Eternal One, we will follow the Living Word of the Eternal One and seek to fulfill the wil...
by Tau Malachi
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Vanishing in Shabbat
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Re: Vanishing in Shabbat

Blessings to you in God Most High and the Anointed of God - Messiah! As we know, in the Holy Gospel, Adonai Yeshua challenges religious authorities concerning what is means to remember and keep the Holy Shabbat, challenging the outward religious observance devoid of the inward spirituality. He teac...
by Tau Malachi
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Ariel, Ariel
Replies: 5
Views: 629

Re: Ariel, Ariel

Grace and peace to you from Yahweh, Yeshua! There are deep secret mysteries here, and we may pray that the Holy Spirit might help us glean something of the secret wisdom and that God might grant us understanding. Amen. Jerusalem is the city called “God’s peace,” but in this world is far from it, an...
by Tau Malachi
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Prayers Paul Kosako
Replies: 7
Views: 799

Re: Prayers Paul Kosako

Shalom,

I'm very sorry to hear that he is in such terrible suffering and hopelessness, may God have mercy! We will keep him in heart and prayer, for his relief from suffering and deliverance.

Blessings to you!
by Tau Malachi
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Sophian Gnostic Liturgy: Prayers & Invocations
Topic: Practice for Three-Fold Sanctuary
Replies: 2
Views: 5601

Re: Practice for Three-Fold Sanctuary

Blessings to you in the Holy Light of Yeshua Messiah, the light of all prophets and apostles! In the Holy Gospel it is written, “Return, for the kingdom of heaven has comes near!” This is the ‘heaven of heavens,’ the ‘eighth heaven,’ and this is the true kingdom of heaven; this kingdom of heaven is...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Naming of Joshua son of Nun
Replies: 3
Views: 862

Re: The Naming of Joshua son of Nun

Grace and peace to you from Yeshua Messiah! The Spirit inclines me to speak a last word, as it were, on this contemplation. May God gift us with the fruit of understanding! Amen. “Where is he who has been born as the king of the Jews?” (Matthew 2:2). If we contemplate this with understanding, so we...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Appearance of Yahweh
Replies: 1
Views: 449

Re: Appearance of Yahweh

Grace and peace to you from El Elyon and the Messiah, God Most High and the Anointed! First it must be said that there can be no description or depiction of Yahweh, or the ‘face’ of Yahweh, none whatsoever; there is, in truth, nothing like unto Yahweh, but then, nothing exists apart from Yahweh, th...
by Tau Malachi
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Questions Pertaining to the Bride
Replies: 1
Views: 308

Re: Questions Pertaining to the Bride

Shalom Matthew! Mother Sarah was often very playful, passionate and poetic in her way of sharing teachings, especially about the Magdalene, and often spoke in a spicy way to provoke questions and contemplations. “She loves you,” “she hates you,” it’s surprising to hear this at first and it definite...
by Tau Malachi
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Naming of Joshua son of Nun
Replies: 3
Views: 862

Re: The Naming of Joshua son of Nun

Blessings to you in the Holy Light of the Messiah, the light of all prophets and apostles of God! There is something more that can be said of Jacob and through an angel God giving him the name Israel. You see, the name Israel wasn’t given to Jacob alone, but rather it was given to an entire people ...
by Tau Malachi
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Gnostics & Poverty
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Gnostics & Poverty

Gnostics & Poverty “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for their is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:3). The beatitudes are filled with wisdom, having layers of interpretation and meaning, and they teach deep secrets of the Gnostic Path, or ‘Straight Path,’ through which souls may enter into the ...
by Tau Malachi
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: 72 Names of God: Gevurot & Hasidim
Topic: The Sixty-Ninth Names
Replies: 2
Views: 3798

Re: The Sixty-Ninth Names

Grace and peace to you in Hayyah Yeshua! Indeed, we have recently discussed in Zohar discourse the reality of Ratzon, which may be correctly translated as ‘will’ and ‘desire.’ This, of course is a cognomen of Keter-Crown and in that it means both will and desire it indicates that the will and desir...
by Tau Malachi
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Order of St. Lazarus: Practices for the Dead & Dying
Topic: Lost Souls
Replies: 1
Views: 748

Re: Lost Souls

Blessings to you in the Holy Light of the Messiah! When a person kills themselves the initial afterlife experiences is very unpleasant as the mentality at the time of their death is in a very negative, self-destructive state. Initial experiences in the afterlife are a terrible shock because, having...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: The King's Cup
Replies: 3
Views: 1050

Re: The King's Cup

Blessings in the Holy Light of the Messiah, the light stored up for the Tzaddikim! The story of Pharaoh is an excellent example, because the letters that spell ‘liver’ also spelling ‘glory’ indicate an essential spiritual question: Who is glorified? To whom does the glory belong? Understand, Pharao...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Prayers for a young man
Replies: 4
Views: 749

Prayers

Shalom Sister,

It is sorrowful to hear this. Indeed, I'll hold in prayer all those impacted by this untimely passing.

Blessings!
by Tau Malachi
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Revelations of Angels in Heaven & on Earth
Topic: Tahaniel: Bowed Down of God
Replies: 8
Views: 4733

Re: Tahaniel: Bowed Down of God

Blessings to you in the Holy Light of the Messiah! In the Gnostic Path when we invoke the Names of God, remembering God, and when we pray we seek to ‘see’ God before us as we invoke, as we pray, or we seek to abide in the awareness of the Presence of God within our heart and surrounding us on all s...
by Tau Malachi
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Being Holy: Being One (Numbers 15:40)
Replies: 0
Views: 452

Being Holy: Being One (Numbers 15:40)

Being Holy: Being One “So you shall remember and do all my commandments, and you shall be holy to your God [Elohenu]” (Numbers 15:40). This verse says that we are to ‘be holy,’ it does not say that we are to become holy, but rather ‘be holy.’ This is significant. Understand, if we are to ‘be holy’ ...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: The King's Cup
Replies: 3
Views: 1050

Re: The King's Cup

Grace and peace to you from El Elyon and the Messiah! ‘Brain,’ ‘heart’ and ‘liver’ do, indeed indicate three levels of the soul, neshamah, ruach and nefesh, respectively; but in this portion of the Zohar they also indicate Sefirot in the array of the Tree of Life, the Supernals, Tiferet or the Six,...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Prayers for my daughter Shannon
Replies: 5
Views: 605

Re: Prayers for my daughter Shannon

Shalom,

Great to hear Shannon is out of hospital and has a clear diagnosis and treatment. Praise God! We will continue to keep her in prayer.

Blessings!
by Tau Malachi
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: Prayers for my daughter Shannon
Replies: 5
Views: 605

Re: Prayers for my daughter Shannon

Shalom Anna,

I'm sorry to hear of Shannon's suffering. She will be in our prayers. Hopefully there can be some relief soon.

Blessing!
by Tau Malachi
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Prayer Requests
Topic: My cousin Lee
Replies: 8
Views: 798

Re: My cousin Lee

Shalom,

I'm sorry for your loss sister. We'll hold him in prayer during this time of transition.

Blessings to you!
by Tau Malachi
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: One God & Holy Partzufim
Replies: 0
Views: 706

One God & Holy Partzufim

One God & Holy Partzufim: Personifications of the Divine There is something very important for newcomers to our teachings of the Gnostic Path and Christian Kabbalah to understand as they study and contemplate our teachings. Always we are speaking of One God and the One Faith within and behind t...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Angel sigils
Replies: 2
Views: 670

Re: Angel sigils

Shalom, To invoke angels we only need to invoke the Names of God and the angels, and pray to God for communion with the angels and for the fulfillment of our intention for invoking them. Remember, it is God Most High that send the angels and it is often through the actions of angels that God answer...
by Tau Malachi
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Guarding the Secrets of God (Matthew 7:6)
Replies: 4
Views: 858

Re: Guarding the Secrets of God (Matthew 7:6)

Grace and peace to you in Hayyah Yeshua! First, understand that all judgment from the outside will be in error, and more so that what is seen and judged, in general, will likely be within oneself. On the surface, outside, in outward appearances, there is no true judgment, and what appears, what is ...
by Tau Malachi
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Essential Invocations
Replies: 4
Views: 1816

Re: Essential Invocations

Blessings in the Holy Light of the Messiah! I'm inclined to add something more to this thread, a simple teaching. Understand, praise and thanksgiving to the Holy One is also invocation, remembrance of God, though the actual practice, devotion or 'invocation' as taught in the tradition is, indeed, t...

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