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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Gandi
We know that many who march in peace protests greatly respect and honor Martin Luther King, Jr and Gandi. Gandi was a peaceful Hindu man and Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist preacher. Both of these men, dispite their different faiths taught non-violance and peace.
Many people, especially from The Extream Right, tend to look at those who march in Peace Marches as being all people from the Far Left who neither believe in a personal God or Christ. Yet, besides Martin Luther King, Jr himself...there are many people from Christian groups who srtongly reject war in any form too. Take for example the Quakers, who also would rather go to jail than have anything to do with the support of war.
Yet, other religious groups feel that to join protest marches would be to place faith in humanity's flawed politics instead of looking to God's Kingdom. What is my take on this? I know that the Bible says that when Jesus' own people sought after him to make him their king ( or like their canidate for election) that the Bible says that he literally "Ran FROM THEM." And replied: "MY Kingdom is No part of this world." (or age taken from the Greek word AEON here) See John 18:36.
And I am aware that there are many peace activist who believe they CAN make this imperfect age change for ALL NOW. However, there are some like this one doctor in Ventura who speaks out against this war who directly address the fact that they know their actions likely will not change this imprefect age, but rather they feel by speaking out against war...they stand up for what they think is right.
You can liken it to this,...For example, when a Christian tries to street witness to people...they know they do not expect to convert the whole world to precieve, appreciate and embrace God's Kingdom....but they feel it is right to spread the gospel hope. Well, I think that is how a number of these peace activists feel when they march for peace.
We know that even the best in human made governments can not compare with the perfect righteousness of God's Kingdom. Yet, when it comes to Christians trying to sperate themselves from, "The World," I think many faith groups go overboard. Naturally, just as these peace makers wish to seperate themselves from those who would try and lead us to war...so likewise would we wish to seperate ourselves from those who destroy their own health and relationship with God through negative and distructive choices.
But some indeed go beyound all this which is only reasonable and extend into snubbing all who dare not fit into their cookie cutter clone ideas of what a spiritual person is. They become snobs and refuse to have anything to do with a person who may wear a beard or have long hair. They do not wish to, "Become all things to all people." As Paul advised, "So that they may gain 'some'." ( To a friendship with God)
But rather they EXPECT 'ALL' to become ONE thing for THEM. I think we should remember that though the Bible many times tells us to "not let this world (imperfect system of things) queeze us into it's mold...The Jesus also spoke of living in this world and not being taken from it. See John 17:16.
Yes, the Bible does tell us to be lawful to our human governements. Roman 13:1,5-7. But the Bible also says that when the governments go against God then we must obey God rather than men. Acts 5:28,29. What did Jesus himself have to say about war? Luke 6:27,28: " I [Jesus] to your who are listening, contiune to your your enimes, to do good to those hating you, to bless those cursing you, to pray for those who are cursing you."
But does not the Bible also speak of God blessing the ancient Hebrews for going to war at Deuteronomy 7;1,2,5; 9:5; Leviticus 18:24,25?
Remember that Jesus came to fullfill the Old ancient Law with his New Law which is also called The Law of Christ Love. Matthew 5:17: Romans 10:4; 13:9; Galatians 3:24-29; 6:2; James 2:8.
Jesus disciples were made from "all nations." Matthew 28:19.
Here is a good question:
When governments of mankind go to war, what is their motive? Is it to carry out the Creator's wishes or is it to fullfill some nationalistic interest?
Remember Jesus instructed us tthat we "MUST love your neighbor." -Matthew 10:27.
Listen to Jesus words from the Sermon On The Mount found at Matthew 5:9; 6:9:
"Blesses are the PEACEMAKERS for they shall be called children of GOD. Blessed are the MEEK for THEY SHALL INHERITE THE EARTH."
A final thought, Isaiah 2:2-4:
"It MUST occure in the final part of this age that the mountain of JAH (God) will become firmly established above the top of the mountain and the LORD will seattle ALL NATIONAL DISPUTES, and THE PEPLE SHALL BEAT THEIR SWORDS INTO PLOWSGEARS AND THEIR SPEARS INTO PRUNNING SHEARS. NATION WILL NOT LIFT UP SWORD AGAINST NATION, NEITHER WILL THEY LEARN WAR ANYMORE."
Q. Is The Eternal Earth Eden Project a denomination or church?
A. No. But anyone is welcome to use our tracts.
Q. What are your beliefs?
A. We believe in the 4 Spiritual Hippie Laws, as quoted in the beginning of this tract. We believe that Jesus taught the full equality of both sexes and all races. See Galatians 3:28. We carry these flyer/tracts FREE upon request. Our goal and only aim is to encourage people to form a friendship with God and Jesus. We encourage you to look up these peace inspiring Scriptures: Matthew Chapter 6; Isaiah 65:21; 23:1, 2, 6,10; 45:18; 55:12,13.
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