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#101 Postby Tau Malachi » Fri May 26, 2017 1:27 pm

Blessing Food & Giving Thanks

Yohanan said, “Eat and drink what is given in the law for you eat and drink, and do not eat and drink what is not given in the law for you to eat and drink. Before eating bless the Holy One and the Name of the Holy One, and bless what you will eat and drink bringing the spiritual essence and issuance of heaven into it, purifying it of any lingering influence of impure spirits and sanctifying it, and then eat, aware that God (El, Elohim) has provided food for you and that it is God that sustains you. When you have eaten, give praise and thanks to God, and let blessings be spoken, and rejoice in the presence of the Almighty Living God (Shaddai El Hai), and be satisfied. When you eat and drink in this way, and then with the strength your food has given to you serve the kingdom of heaven and God, the sparks bound up in what you eat and drink will be uplifted to heaven and God, and will be redeemed.”
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#102 Postby Tau Malachi » Fri May 26, 2017 1:38 pm

An Intention Going To Sleep

Yohanan said, "After the evening prayers and meal, when you have spoken 'Shema Israel,' remembering that the Lord (Yahweh) is One, lay down to sleep and let go of this world, and let your mind wander towards things of heaven, holding the intention in your heart of your soul ascending to heaven and going to God (El, Elohim); as the light of heaven appears above your head, let your soul unite with it, and let the Spirit carry you into sleep and dream. In this way you may uplift your dreams and it may come to pass that you may dream of heavenly things, or that you may have a vision in dream and be blessed by heaven and the Lord (Adonai)."
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#103 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat May 27, 2017 10:58 am

Bring Peace

Yohanan said, “Receiving the Anointing (Messiah) so you will have peace in you, and you are to bring peace wherever you go, an to all who you meet, for receiving the Anointing of the Holy Spirit, so the Shekinah of the Messiah will be with you, the kingdom of heaven will be within you and around you, and it is given that you walk in the Lord (Adonai). Do not be like those who appear faithful, and who greet others with ‘peace’ but their word is vanity and without meaning for they have no peace within them. When you greet others with peace, let there be peace, and let your peace go to them and bless them; when you go into a house, bless that house and those who are within it with peace, and let your peace remain when you depart. If, however, you are not well received, if you encounter wickedness or evil, turn away and let your peace return to you, and pray for deliverance for those who are in bondage, pray that they might be touched by the Spirit and heaven and be led in return to God, and go your way. Do not abide in judgment, and do not curse anyone, but pray for those in need and hold them in your heart, wishing that all return to God (Elohim) and that all are fulfilled in the Lord (Yahweh).
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#104 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat May 27, 2017 11:14 am

Grace & Hospitality

Yohanan said, "The sin of Sodom and Gomorrah was inhospitality and sore persecution of strangers and travelers. Do not be like them, for you know their end in destruction, strict judgment! Instead, be like Abraham and Sarah, who were known for their hospitality towards all who came to them and all who were in need, receiving strangers and travelers with abundant hospitality as though friends or family, and who tended to the needs of their guests in mercy and compassion. In so doing they uplifted many souls in return to God, and they made many converts, sharing the wisdom of the One God with many, and so one day they received the visitation of angels, who ate and drank with them, and spoke with them as though very dear and close friends. Go out of your way to show hospitality to all, and be zealous in the love of your neighbor, and so the mercy of God will be upon you and heaven will be hospitable to you, and it may come to pass that you also receive visitations of heaven, the angels of God."
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#105 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat May 27, 2017 11:19 am

Essence of the Commandments

Yohanan taught, "The love of the Lord your God (Yahweh Elohenu) and the love of your neighbor, this is the essence of all of the commandments, and keeping this commandment you will fulfill all of the commandments and you will be well received in the kingdom of heaven, the World-To-Come."
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#106 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat May 27, 2017 1:24 pm

Intimacy with the Holy Shekinah

Yohanan said to some followers, “When a man and woman engage in marital relations there is caressing, embracing, kissing and the knowledge of union, and so it is when you cleave to the Holy Shekinah in prayer and worship, seeking the knowledge of the Lord (Adonai), communion with the Lord (Yahweh). With your mind you caress her, touching her and she touching you, with the radiance around you embrace her and she will embrace you, with your heart filled with faith and love you kiss her and she kisses you, and merging your soul with her so she merges with you, and there is the knowledge of union, knowledge of the Lord, communion with the Lord. Seek to fulfill the desire of the Holy Shekinah and bring delight to her, in the passion of love offering yourself to her, she will give herself to you, cleave to her, she will cleave to you, and she will complete you and make you whole, giving you her life and light, glory and power, so that you may be among the perfect ones in the presence of the Lord. Hallelu Yah! Praise the Lord!”
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#107 Postby Tau Malachi » Mon May 29, 2017 1:09 pm

Healing of God

Yohanan said, "If the healing of God is with you and through the Spirit of the Lord (Ruach Yahweh) in you others are healed, through repentance and through faith healing has happened, through the power of God (Elohim). Do not say 'I have healed you,' but give praise and thanks to God, and glorify God, and let those who are healed give praise and thanks to God, and glorify God, and let them go out and do good works, rejoicing in the mercy of God and their restoration to life. So let it be with all works of the Almighty (Shaddai) that happen in you and through you, give praise and thanks to the Lord your God (Yahweh Elohenu), and let it be fore the glorification of God and the return of souls to God."
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#108 Postby Tau Malachi » Mon May 29, 2017 1:17 pm

Fasting & Charity

Yohanan said, "Through fasting and through charity merit is generated, and through fasting and charity on the behalf of others a redemption of others may be accomplished, but when you fast and give charity do not speak of what you are doing, do not boast about what you have done, but let your action be done in secret, and let heaven and God be the witness and no other; in this way there will be a generation of merit, light power, and your reward will be in heaven and God, and it will be enduring."
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#109 Postby Tau Malachi » Mon May 29, 2017 1:27 pm

Actions of Redemption

Yohanan taught, "Through fasting, through a vigil or prayer, or through charity, all as the Spirit inspires, all as is needed, you can make offerings for the redemption of souls, generating merit, mitigating judgment, invoking mercy and compassion; in this you also are blessed and will stand among the righteous ones (tzaddikim), for the prophets before you engaged in actions of redemption for the sake of Israel, generating merit and dedicating to others, and this will be the way of the one who is coming, the Anointed (Messiah), the Redeemer."
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#110 Postby Tau Malachi » Mon May 29, 2017 2:00 pm

The Wandering of Israel

Yohanan was speaking to his disciples and some followers, and he said, “Listen and hear, and understand! After the children of Israel sinned with the golden calf they were sent out to wander in the desert for forty years until that generation passed away and a new generation arose, and this was the manifestation of judgment for turning away from the Eternal God (Yahweh Elohim) during a time of revelation and great mercy. They cut themselves off from the mercy of the Eternal One (Yahweh) and set themselves under the judgment of God (Elohim), they brought judgment upon themselves, and so they died in the wilderness, never entering into the Promised Land. Joshua, though, endured for he did not sin with the golden calf, he did not turn away from the Eternal God, and in him and Moses, mercy was held and endured; but understand, the wandering in the wilderness of the desert was, indeed, the manifestation of judgment, but within that judgment there was also mercy. In their wandering there was the opportunity of repentance and the mending of their souls. Wherever they wandered, wherever they encamped, sparks of the Infinite Light were gathered and uplifted from that place, from the holy vessels shattered with the sin of Adam, and from the vessels of their souls that were shattered with the sin of the golden calf; as it was given to them by the Eternal One (Yahweh), through their wandering was their redemption, for those souls that repented and were mended shall be present at the appearance of the Anointed of God and shall receive the Anointing (Messiah), they shall receive their redemption. Praise God!

“So it is with all souls wandering through many transmigrations, so it is with you; through wanderings, if you repent, if you return to God, and if you gather and uplift the holy sparks that are given to you to gather and uplift, and you mend your soul, receiving the Messiah so your redemption will be complete and you will have life in the resurrection, life in the World-To-Come.

“Wherever you go, wherever you abide, remember to gather and uplift sparks from that place, and do the spiritual works given to you, and on the Day of the Lord it will go well for you; on that Holy Day the Lord, your Redeemer, will receive you and will gather you into himself! Hallelu Yah! Praise the Lord!”
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#111 Postby Tau Malachi » Tue May 30, 2017 9:50 am

Wandering in the Afterlife

Yohanan was teaching his disciples and he said to them, “When souls depart the body at the time of death for them the end-of-days has come and the soul passes through the judgment. When souls arise from death in the afterlife there is a flashing forth of the Great Palace of Lights, peaceful, wrathful and blissful; those that are able to cleave to the Lord (Yahweh) are taken up in ascension, established in the kingdom of heaven and Light of the Infinite One, but many are not able to cleave with perfection, fear of the Lord overwhelms them and they are driven to wander bound to the earth, seeking to return to the flesh but not able to enter it again, going to and fro, seeking out familiar places and those they have known in their life, forgetting that they have died. When the spirits of the dead remember that they have died the judgment arises for them in the presence of the Lord, they are engulfed in a Great Light and Fire beholding the life that they have lived; if righteous there is mercy they experience, if wicked it is judgment they experience, some passing into heavens, some passing into hells, some being caught up in the seven earths, some being caught up in the midsts, the celestial spheres, and some swiftly driven into rebirth, whether fortunate or unfortunate, all according to what they have held in their heart, all according to their thoughts, words and actions. Unless souls are able to ascend into the heaven or heavens, the kingdom of heaven, there is no everlasting rest, but they remain bound to the great wheel of fates and fortunes, and they will be reborn into this world until the mending of the soul is complete and the works given to them by the Supernal One (Elyon) are accomplished and they are redeemed. Let there be perfect cleaving to the Lord in this life, and so you will be able to cleave in perfection in the afterlife, and you will be redeemed and will be well established in the kingdom of heaven, the World-To-Come.”
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#112 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed May 31, 2017 9:33 am

Knowledge is Salvation

Yohanan said, “Salvation is in the knowledge of the Lord (Yahweh), and knowledge of the Lord assumes that a person can see, hear and know in the Spirit of God (Ruach Elohim). There is great wisdom in the Holy Scrolls, and it is good to study and contemplate them, but understand that the true knowledge of the Lord comes from the Spirit of God. It was the Spirit of God that gave our ancestors knowledge of the Lord before the giving of the law, and that inspired the prophets and the writing of the Holy Scrolls, and it is the Spirit of God that gives the true translation of all that has been written and that continues to reveal the mysteries of heaven and God to those who seek knowledge of them. Apart from the Spirit of God there is no knowledge of the Lord, no knowledge of heaven and God.

“Listen! Through sin souls are entangled in the webs of spiritual powers of the Other Side (klippot), but the cause of sin is ignorance, therefore the cause of bondage is ignorance and your deliverance comes through knowledge of the Lord. The one who is coming after me, the Anointed, he will give you the Holy Spirit and true knowledge of the Lord, in him will be the fullness of the Spirit of God and knowledge of the Lord as the Son issuing from the Father, the perfect embodiment of the desire of the Father, the Lord. In him is the true knowledge of the Lord and in him the will of the Lord shall be fulfilled.”
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#113 Postby Tau Malachi » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:40 am

Essence of the Healing Way

Yohanan was teaching his disciples one evening and he said to them, “When there is a need for healing uplift your heart and mind, and with your soul cleave to the Holy Shekinah, and the Spirit of God will put the words of prayer into your mouth and will show you what is to be done; as you open to the Spirit of God, so open to the person in need of healing and be present with them in compassion, feeling their suffering in the Spirit, and let the healing power of God and the Spirit that is within you pass into them, healing them and making them whole. When God has healed them, bless them and let them be sealed, and let them know to give all praise and thanks to God (El, Elohim).

“Understand there are healings that can happen swiftly with prayer and a laying on of hands, but there are healings that require other movements, and there are those that require a redemption, or ransom, whether through fasting and prayer or charity and prayer for the mitigation of judgment, or the sweetening of judgment with mercy. So when there is a need for healing you must pray and open to the Spirit of God and heaven to know what is to be done, and then it is for you to do what has been revealed to you, all as God’s wills.”
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#114 Postby Tau Malachi » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:48 am

Powerful Demons

There was a time when a boy was brought out to the Sacred Jordan by his parents because he had a powerful demon in him that compelled him to evil actions in anger and hatred. Two of Yohanan’s disciples struggled to drive out the demon and were unable to overcome it. Seeing their struggle Yohanan went and took hold of the boy, and with the power of God (Elohim) in him he drove out the demon from the boy and bound it away. Then he sent his disciples with the boy to baptize him and minister to him, and so to complete the spiritual intervention.

Later, sitting with his disciples in the evening, he said to them, “When you encounter unclean or evil spirits and it is given to you to drive them out, or to subjugate them or destroy them, abide in your faith and do not fear them and do not doubt the power of the Almighty (Shaddai). Fear God (Elohim), and fear no other in heaven or on earth, and let the power of God Almighty (El Shaddai) take action through you, delivering souls that are possessed by unclean and evil spirits.

“Listen and hear, and remember! When you encounter unclean or evil spirits attached to a soul or possessing a soul, and it is given to you to deliver them, go with God (Elohim) and put the Name of the Lord (Yahweh) before your face; let the Spirit of God be as flames of fire surrounding you and let the Holy Light of the Lord shine from within you, let the angel of the Holy Shekinah go before you, let the warriors of heaven move with you, delivering your enemies into your hands, and so with the power of the Almighty the unclean or evil spirit shall be driven out, and shall be subjugated or vanquished, all as God wills.

“Understand, though, there are evil spirits, demons, that have great power, those that can only be cast out through a vigil of prayer, or through fasting and prayer, and so as you engage the shades and shadows of the Other Side there must be discernment in the Holy Spirit. There are also souls who cleave to unclean or evil spirits that are attached to them or indwell them, those who love the darkness, and they are unrepentant and do not desire deliverance. When you encounter these it is not given to you to drive out the darkness, for driving it out will only serve to bring a greater and more powerful darkness to that soul. When you encounter those unwilling to be delivered depart from them and go on your way. Truly, as you encounter the hordes of unclean and evil spirits there must be right judgment in the Spirit of God, and you must not loose faith and fall into fear in the midst of spiritual works given to you, but you must take up those works trusting in the power of the Almighty, strong in your faith and the love of the Lord (Yahweh, Adonai).”
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#115 Postby Tau Malachi » Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:35 pm

Service of the Angels

Yohanan said, “The angels of heaven serve the Eternal One (Yahweh) and they are zealous to fulfill the will of the Most High (Ratzon Elyon). The will of the Most High is their will and desire, not the will and whims of mortals; but those among the generations of Adam who return to God (Elohim) and serve the will of God they delight in, as does the Lord (Adonai), and it is given to them to serve the faithful and chosen ones among the generations of Adam. If you live according to your faith as a faithful and chosen one, seeking to do the will of God, they will watch over you, and will come to you and minister to you, and hearing your prayers they will uplift them before the Throne of Glory and utter them in the Shekinah there, and they will move to answer your prayers, all as ordained by the Most High.

“You have heard the word of God that has been given, ‘repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near,’ and so with the kingdom of heaven, countless hosts are drawing near and those who receive the Anointing (Messiah) they will bless and uplift, and they will commune with those souls day and night in the Living Spirit (Hayyah Ruach) and will answer all prayers spoken in faith and the love of the Lord (Yahweh).

“The Lord Messiah (Adonai Messiah) has come and his heavenly and supernal hosts are with him, all of the powers of the heaven and the Pleroma of Light! Hallelu Yah! Praise the Lord!”
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#116 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:32 pm

Single Image

Yohanan said, “Let there be a single image before you, the image of God (Elohim), and seek to resemble that holy image in which you were conceived before you were set into your mother’s womb; let the light and darkness, male and female, inside and outside be joined as one in you, and let your eye be single, and so you will be whole and stand among the perfect ones in the kingdom of heaven.”
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#117 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:54 pm

Image of the Messiah

Yohanan was speaking with some close followers and he said to them, "Listen! Just as Abraham was called to be perfect when he entered into covenant with the Holy One so you are called to be perfect having been received in baptism. I tell you, all who are reborn of water, fire and the Spirit resemble the Human One of Light and the Holy One beholds them in their innate perfect as conceived in the Most High (Elyon). The body of the Human One of Light is primordial and supernal light, and he wears three robes of light, his head is in the height and his feet are in the depths, his extremities extend into endless space and he holds the entirety of creation in his heart; he is crowned with a crown of twelve shining stars and a great star above them of diamond-like light, and there are seven great angels arrayed within him one above the other, and he is enshrouded with immeasurable rainbow glory and a brilliance unspeakable shines from his face and its apertures. I tell you, this Perfect Supernal One has come and is coming, and reborn from heaven and God, receiving him, you resemble him in the Holy Shekinah, and so you are called to be perfect, as he is perfect, walking in the beauty and holiness of the Eternal God (Yahweh Elohim), the Almighty (Shaddai). If you are willing he will perfect you, and he will gather you into the Light of the Infinite giving you peace, repose, in the Most High."
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#118 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:16 pm

Entering the House of God

Yohanan said to some followers, “The entrance to the House of God (El, Elohim) is prayer, and anytime, anywhere, you can enter into the House of God if, abiding in faith, you turn to the Lord (Adonai) in prayer and you cleave to the Lord. You do not need to go to the temple in Jerusalem, you do not need to go up on a sacred mountain, for the door of the House of God is prayer, and the doors to the inner rooms are the actions of thoughts, words and gestures in prayer and worship, and living in the paths of righteousness and truth. The true House of God is in this, and it is constructed of the Divine Attributes, Divine Actions, in the revelations of the Lord (Yahweh), and those who are willing to receive his revelations.

“Solomon has taught us, saying, ‘Do not be overeager to go to the House of of God.’ Understand, before you pray, you must settle and turn to the Lord (Adonai), and turning to the Lord you must turn away from the world and matters of the world, and all of the shades and shadows that rule in the world, and your attention must be upon heaven and the Lord without distraction in faith and love, having desire only for the Beloved, the Lord God (Yahweh Elohim). Then, truly, you can pray, and entering through that everlasting door of prayer, being in the House of God, your prayers will be heard in heaven and God will answer your prayers, heaven will be moved and what you have spoken will be fulfilled, all as ordained in the Most High (Elyon).

“When you pray, when the Spirit comes upon you and takes up your prayers, you will find that there are doors within doors, rooms within rooms in the House of God, and you will find that there are many levels of prayer, drawing nearer and nearer to heaven and God.

“Remember our ancestor Jacob who discovered the House of God long before any outward temple was built; I tell you, wherever a perfect one prays, there, in that place, the House of God is manifest, just as it was with Jacob.”
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#119 Postby Tau Malachi » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:28 am

Seeking Knowledge of the Lord

Receiving disciples, and receiving close followers, Yohanan taught them, saying, "Knowledge of the Eternal One (Yahweh) is the very essence of salvation, for ignorance is the cause of bondage, sin and death, and all evil, all sorrow and suffering. Seek knowledge of the Eternal One, for in knowledge is salvation. If you seek knowledge of the Eternal One, then learn to see with God (Elohim) and hear with God, and so you will acquire the knowledge of God (Da'at Elohim); learn to look and see, listen and hear, as heaven and God sees and hears and you will understand and have wisdom, the knowledge of the perfect ones, the immortals.

"I tell you, live within, and listen and gaze in oneness; let the illusion of separation be dispelled, let the ignorance of the 'Other' be brought to an end!

"It is for this that the Anointed (Messiah) has come, and is coming, to reveal the truth of oneness, Sacred Unity, the perfection of wisdom - enlightenment."
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#120 Postby Tau Malachi » Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:28 am

Heart of God

Receiving disciples and close followers Yohanan would teach them, saying, "God (El, Elohim) has loved you before you loved him, and he is waiting for you to return to him, waiting to embrace you, waiting for you to love him and know him and fulfill his desire. He is seated in your heart. Your heart is his dwelling place. Open your heart to him and go to him, live within your heart, loving him and loving people; offer your heart to him, set your heart in his heart, your soul in his soul, and see with him, hear with him and feel with him, and you will know your God (Elohenu) and have understanding, and you will know his endless mercy and compassion."
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#121 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:44 am

River of Mercy

Yohanan said, "It is written, 'A river flowed out of Eden to water the Garden.' The river is the mercy of God (El, Elohim), great mercy. So when you return to God it is given that you are baptized, receiving the mercy of God. God is God for all people, and has mercy for all people. So it is given to you to have mercy for all people. Receiving the mercy of God you must give mercy to yourself, and giving mercy to yourself you must give mercy to all people, those you love and those you hate, the righteous and the wicked. Be like a river of mercy. When a river swells and is full it overflows and its waters go to smaller paths, and it waters fields and crops, sharing its abundance of life, and it flows into the sea, giving itself to the great body of life. Be like a river of mercy, selling with mercy, full of mercy. Be merciful, be kind, be generous, and you will have the fullness of God's mercy and be well established in the kingdom of heaven."
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#122 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:59 am

Tomb of the Body

Yohanan was speaking with some followers and he said, "The womb and the tomb are one. When you break open the tomb of the body and release what is inside it you will be filled with light. First something like the light of the moon and it will bring abiding peace. Then something like the light of the sun and it will bring great joy. Then shall come the dawn of a great and holy light, and immeasurable brilliance most subtle and sublime, such that there are no words to speak of it, and in this there is wisdom, understanding and knowledge - perfection. This is the resurrection that is coming, this is the power of the Anointing (Messiah) that the Eternal One (Yahweh) has sent into the world; seek this resurrection before you die so that you may not die but live in freedom.

"When you are free from the corpse do not be as Lot's wife, do not look back!"
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#123 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:08 am

Being the Name

Yohanan was speaking with his disciples and he said, "The Name of the Eternal One (Yahweh) is given to you, it is woven into your very soul and life, and you are The Name. It has been written, 'He and His Name are One.' Understand!

"This is the mystery revealed in the prophets, the perfection of which shall be revealed in the Anointed of God; understanding this let there be a mending of The Name in you, and be perfect as the Eternal One is perfect, and let The Name be invoked for righteousness sake, for the realization of the kingdom of heaven and the glorification of the Supernal One (El Elyon)."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#124 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:25 am

Three Births

Yohanan said, "If you seek to return to God (Elohim), if you seek oneness with your God (Elohenu), then you must be born three times. Already you have been born the first time, born from an earthly womb, but if you seek to return to God and to the One Soul from which you have come, then you must be baptized, born of the living waters, and you must receive the Anointing with the Holy Light and Spirit, born of the Spirit. In this you shall be complete and perfect, and you will stand among the living ones on the Day of the Lord (Yahweh), having been reborn to stand among the living ones in this world."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#125 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:05 am

Living Inside

Yohanan said, "Live inside, for the life and light is inside of you. Do not live outside, for it is darkness and death. Live in your soul, not your body, and listen to the voice of heaven and God (Elohim) in your heart, and follow the word of the Lord (Yahweh) that leads to truth and life, not the voices of the hordes outside that lead to falsehood and death. Be insiders, not outsiders, and know the soul that is within you and its origin, the One Soul in the Light of the Infinite and Eternal."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#126 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:24 am

Two Faces

Yohanan said to his disciples, "Look and see! Everyone has two faces, an inner face and an outer face. The inner face is the face of God (Elohim), the outer face is the face of the Adversary (Satan). There are times these two faces are one, and the inner face shines through the outer face, and the outer face is godly and is redeemed, but often the outer face hides the inner face and is ungodly, and so there are the faces of pride and arrogance, envy and jealousy, fear, anger and hate, and so on. Seek to bring forth the radiance of the inner face through the outer face, let them be one and the same, godly and redeeming, having a face like the faces of the angels and God, a face of mercy and compassion, and love, righteousness and truth, and peace, a face radiant with the attributes of a human being, which are the Attributes of God. Do not wear the face of the Adversary, and when you look at others seek to see their inner face, the face of God in them, and let God gaze upon God face to face. Seeking knowledge of God, pray to see with God, and pray to see face to face, so that you may have illuminated knowing - true knowledge of God."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#127 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:37 am

Love is Everything

Yohanan said to his disciples, "Love brings knowledge of the Lord (Yahweh). Love is everything! Fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but love is the perfection of knowledge, and brings understanding and wisdom. When you pray, let your prayers be prayers of passionate love, loving the Lord. Pray that the Lord opens your heart and soul and pours his endless love into it, and pray that his love fills your body and soul, and utterly consumes you, so that there is only love for him and his love for all in you; let his will become your will, let his love become your love, and so walk with the Lord and stand among the perfect ones."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#128 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:55 am

Soul of God

Yohanan said to disciples and followers, "Live inside your heart where God is seated in you, and rest your soul in the Soul of God (El, Elohim). Your soul flows out of the One Soul - the Soul of God, and its essence and nature is the One Soul, and in the One Soul your soul is whole and complete, lacking nothing. The One Soul is the beginning without beginning, the end without end, bornless, deathless, infinite and eternal, the immeasurable radiance of the Supernal One (Eheieh, Elyon). This is the Soul of the Anointed (Messiah), rest in it and be redeemed, be perfect!"
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#129 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:23 am

Washing in the Water of Truth

Yohanan was preaching and said, "Bathe yourself in the water of truth and be clean. If you desire to live in God (Elohim) then you must be bathed in truth, for God is Truth, and so it is given for you to be bathed in the living waters, waters of truth, that all that is false and unreal should be washed away and only the truth and what is real remains. Through the knowledge of truth you will be set free, and God is the Truth, the Anointed is the Truth, bathing in the waters of truth the Spirit of Truth will be given to you and you will have your freedom, and you will rule over the entirety."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#130 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:31 am

Returning to Yourself

Yohanan said, "When you return to God (Elohim) you return to yourself, for the soul within you comes from God, and who and what you are is in God, the image of God and The Name of God; when you know yourself you will know God and so you will know the way of returning to God, and returning you will be and become who you are in God, the Eternal One (Yahweh)."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#131 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:39 am

Giving Yourself To God

Yohanan said, "Return to God! Give yourself to God, give all of yourself to God, your heart and soul, mind and strength, and withhold nothing. When you give yourself completely to God, withholding nothing, God will give to you completely, withholding nothing. What God gives is God, what God gives is the life and light of heaven. When you give everything to God, God will give you everything. Even now God is offering himself to you, as you give so you shall receive."
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#132 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:50 am

One & Only God

Yohanan said, "Listen! God is God (Elohim), there is no other; there is One God, not two, not many. There is nothing other than God, the Holy One, and before the One God everything is as nothing, everything is nullified, for there is no existence apart from God, there is nothing real apart from God, there is only the One, the Most High (Elyon). Look and see the oneness of God, everything in God and God in everything; in this is salvation, the knowledge of God."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#133 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:00 am

Reaching

Yohanan said, "When you return to God (El, Elohim) you will reach and not-reach, and so you must yearn to reach, and struggle to reach, until you reach God. Understand that when you reach, heaven and God reach, and so reaching you will reach, because heaven and God is reaching and will complete your reaching. I tell you, the one who is coming, the Anointed One (Messiah), is the reaching of heaven and God, and if you will return, if you will reach and receive him, so you will reach God and have life in the kingdom of heaven."
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Re: Teachings & Sayings of John the Baptist

#134 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:00 am

Between the Hands of God

Yohanan preached, saying, "You are in the hands of the Eternal God (Yahweh Elohim), you are between the hands of God. One hand is mercy, one hand is judgment, and between them is compassion. Put yourself in the hands of God, put yourself between the hands of God. Return to God and God will receive you and hold you in his hands, he will take you between his hands and gather you into himself, into his very heart. To those who have wisdom the hands of God are the same, mercy and judgment are the same, to the perfect ones there is not different between them. Understand this! Know you are in his hands, know you are between his hands, and when you join your hands in prayer know his hands are one and abide in his compassion, let his compassion and love fill you, and be compassionate, be merciful, be loving, be kind; in this way you put yourself into his hands, you place yourself between his hands, and so his Holy Spirit will uplift your soul in ascent and gather you into him."
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#135 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:15 am

Many Ways, One Way

Yohanan was preaching, and he said, "There are many ways to God (El, Elohim), but all of them lead to One Way, the way of unity, love and peace - oneness; this is the True Religion, the True Faith. This is the way of the Spirit of Truth, and this One Way is the truth of all ways that are true, all ways that go to God; seek the way of unity, seek the way of love and peace, love God, love others, abide in peace and bring peace. There is One God, there is One Way; this is the essence of the law, this is the manifestation of grace, following in the One Way you will live in God and go to God."
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#136 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:03 am

Have One Love

Yohanan said, “Love the Eternal One, love no other! Love the Eternal One with all your heart and soul, mind and life, cleaving always and in all things to the Eternal One. Love your neighbor as yourself. Know the Eternal One within you and within your neighbor, and know yourself and your neighbor within the Eternal One; seeing the Eternal One in them, and seeing them in the Eternal One, loving your neighbor, love the Eternal One, love no other! Have one love, and love all with the love of the Infinite and Eternal, the Supernal One.”
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#137 Postby Tau Malachi » Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:19 am

Seeing in Oneness

Yohanan said, "As long as you are divided and see in separation you cannot see the Holy One, but you remain in the darkness of ignorance, the illusion of separation; when you are undivided and see in oneness then you will see the Holy One and have knowledge of the Holy One, and you will reach understanding."
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#138 Postby Tau Malachi » Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:37 am

The Fire of God

Yohanan was speaking with his disciples gathered around a sacred fire and he said to them, "Listen and hear, and understand! It is written, 'The Eternal One (Yahweh) is a consuming fire.' This holy fire is the love of the Eternal God (Yahweh Elohim). When you come to silent remembrance in prayer, abiding in the presence of awareness, sit in this holy fire, the love of the Eternal God, and let it consume you until nothing remains but the inmost essence of your soul inseparable from the Supernal One (Eheieh). This is the secret mystery of the 'chariot of fire' and in it is divine rapture, the pure delight of God's love."
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#139 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:47 pm

Knotting Cord, Binding Demons

There was a man who came out to the river and he was acting in a peculiar way. When Yohanan saw him he sent a disciple to fetch a cord and bring it to him. Yohanan took the cord and went to the man in a fierce movement and he struck the man with the cord yelling, “Out of him!.” In that very instant three demons were cast out of the man and Yohanan began uttering prayers of binding as he tied three knots in the cord, binding the demons with those knots, those gestures of prayer. That evening he threw that cord into the sacred fire, praying for the casting of the demons into the abode of fire from whence they had come, and when the cord fell into the flames the fire blazed and leapt upward, and in this way he dispatched the three demons so that they could never harm a soul on earth again.

When the demons were cast out of the man he came to himself and he repented, returning to God. Yohanan had two of his disciples baptize him and minister to him, and he was restored to life and set into the Path of Return. The next day the man approached Yohanan, offering praise to God for what God had done for him and giving thanks to Yohanan, and he asked Yohanan if he could remain with him. Yohanan said to him, “You are not given to me in this way, but listen! Go to your people. Tell them what God has done for you, delivering you from shades and shadows, establishing you in the light, restoring your soul and life to you. There is one who is coming after me, the Anointed (Messiah); he will bless you and lead you into the Garden. When you hear word of him seek him out and receive the blessing that he brings for you. Go in peace and do not fall into sin.”
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#140 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:06 am

Go Straight to God

Yohanan said "If you seek to return to God (Elohim), if you seek knowledge of God, go straight to God and do not turn aside along the way. Do not turn to the right or to the left, and do not turn back. Set your face towards God and do not look to any other, do not be distracted, do not waste time, but go to God, go straight to God. If you seek to return to God, and you go straight to God, this very day you will reach, and reaching you will be well received."
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#141 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:15 am

God Speaking

Yohanan was speaking with his disciples and he said to them, “It was given to the prophets from the beginning of time to walk with God and be with God in this world, and to run and return from earth to heaven and heaven to earth like the angels of God; and so it was given to them to see and hear with God, and to know God and know the will of God to speak it and reveal it. They lived in nearness with God so that their eyes and ears were as the eyes and ears of God, their hands and feet were as the hands and feet of God, and their mouth and lips were as the mouth and lips of God; wherever they went God (Elohim) was in that place, the Lord (Yahweh) came with them, and when they spoke so it was that was God speaking and what was spoken came to pass just as it was spoken, and great wonders of the Almighty (Shaddai) were done through them. God desire this for all humanity, that they might live in nearness as the prophets, for this reason he has sent the Anointed One (Messiah) to open the way for all who believe and repent to become sons and daughters of light, and abide with the knowledge of God as the prophets and apostles of God have lived. Praise God!

“Understand, God has come and is coming! Be ready to receive him and be with him!”
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#142 Postby Tau Malachi » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:28 am

Light of the Prophets

Yohanan was teaching his disciples and close followers, and he said, "Listen and hear if you have ears to hear! The Word of God (Elohim) lives among us, the Anointed of God has come and is coming; he is the Holy Light of all of the prophets from Adam and Abraham and Moses until now, and with him are the spirits of all of the prophets that have come, and those that are yet to come, for he is the Word of God made flesh to dwell and walk among us, and he is the Holy Light of the prophets throughout all generations and ages in this world, and the fullness of the Spirit of the Lord (Ruach Yahweh) is in him, the power of the Almighty (Shaddai) is with him, to deliver those who have faith and repent, those who receive him and cleave to him. I tell you, receiving him, you shall stand among the living ones, the perfect ones, the prophets and apostles of God, and the Holy Light and Spirit that is in him and in them shall also be in you. Praise God!

"There is good news for anyone who can hear it, for anyone desiring to receive it! Listen and hear, and be received!"
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#143 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:08 pm

Great Star & Throne

Yohanan was speaking with his disciples and close followers. He said to them, "When my soul is taken up into the heaven of heavens often there is a vision I see of a Great Star above the Throne of Glory in the Supernal Palace; it is a brilliant translucent supernal radiance, most subtle and sublime, something like a diamond light sparkling with rainbow hues. The Holy Light of this Great Star is like that of countless suns and has shone from within all of the prophets, though until now the fullness of this Great Star has never been embodied in this world, for no one has been able to bring that fullness of Holy Light down to manifest it below as it is above. It is the Holy Star of the Messiah, and the one who is coming shall bring the fullness of that Holy Light into the flesh and his very flesh shall shine with that Great Glory and those to whom he reveals the Holy and Supernal Light that is in him, and that is manifest as him, will be touched by the Holy Light and they shall be radiant with glory like him, resembling the Human Being of Light (Adam Elyon).

"Understand, the one who is coming, the Messiah, is the pure emanation of the radiance of the Supernal Crown, the Light of the Infinite.

"You who are with me today will soon be standing upright in this Living Presence of Holy Light, and that radiance of the Supernal Crown will be within you and around you, and so you will resemble stars in the heavens, the image of the Human Being of Light will be revealed in you. Hallelu Yah! Praise the Lord!"
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