Monday, February 17, 2020

"And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James" - Love and Hatred above Probability

North of Tokyo

Love and Hatred above Probability

There seems to be two types of men, ultimately: one type becoming a servant of Satan and another becoming a servant of the God.

And, according to the teaching of Christ Jesus, servants of Satan will be thrown down to the hell while servants of the God will be allowed to enter Heaven.

Pascal thought that it was reasonable to become a servant of the God and get allowed to enter Heaven, because happiness in Heaven is infinite while happiness in this world a man can get by becoming a servant of Satan is finite.

And no matter how small the probability (P) that the God and Heaven exist is, P multiplied by infinite (happiness in Heaven) can be as big as possible.  Whereas the possibility (N) that the God and Heaven do not exist cannot be infinite as the history, where Christ Jesus once surely appeared, tells.  And no matter how big the happiness in this world assured by Satan is, the happiness in this world is finite as everybody knows.  Therefore, N multiplied by a finite number (happiness in this world) is finite, which is not comparable with the former case (possibly infinite) with the belief that the God and Heaven exist.

But the point at issue is the assumption that happiness in Heaven is infinite.  Of course, happiness in this world is clearly finite no matter how much wealth a man gets by following Satan.

However, there is another factor regardless of this kind of calculation.  Instinctive hatred against Satan or the God.  Or instinctive love to the God or Satan.

If a man has instinctive hatred against Satan and instinctive love to God, he will believe that happiness in Heaven is infinite, so that no matter how small the probability that the God and heaven exist is, he would bet on the possibility that they exist.

But if a man has instinctive hatred against the God and instinctive love to Satan, he will simply wish that the probability of existence of the God and Heaven is zero.  And thus, no matter how big or infinite the happiness in Heaven is, their product will be zero.  And the probability of happiness in this world is 100%.  All he can do is get happiness as much as possible, since the probability of existence of Satan who assures happiness in this world is also 100%.

Therefore, another point is whether a man can hate Satan and love the God, while even if the God and Heaven do not exist, he cannot get happiness both in this world and Heaven.

On the other hand, if a man hates the God and loves Satan, he can get at least happiness in this world regardless of the possibility of existence of the God and Heaven. 
Anyway, as Christ Jesus said, a man cannot love both the God and Satan or hate both the God and Satan.

And one thing sure is that if everybody loves Satan and hates the God and tries to get happiness in this world, which Satan gives, as much as possible, this world will turn to the hell, since everybody will sacrifice others to get happiness in this world as much as possible.

Finally, love and hatred seem to be above calculation of probability.

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M'r:3:16: And Simon he surnamed Peter;
M'r:3:17: And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder:
M'r:3:18: And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Canaanite,
M'r:3:19: And Judas Iscariot, which also betrayed him: and they went into an house.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

"when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men" - 90% or a Half, or 100% or Perfect

Imperial Palace Plaza, Tokyo

90% or a Half, or 100% or Perfect

An event sometimes occurs at the probability of 90%.  But it might soon become a probability of 50 or less in the short time.

If the event with the probability of 90% occurs continuously twice, its probability becomes 90% multiplied by 90%, which is 81%.

And if this event now having the probability of 81% occurs again with the original probability of 90%, it turns to be 81% multiplied by 90%, which is 72.9%.  And again, if it is multiplied by 90%, it would be about  65.6%.  And again, it would be 59.2% (65.6% x 90%).  And finally it would be 53.3% and  47.9%, which is less than 50% or a half.

90% --> 81% --> 72.9% --> 65.6% --> 59.2% --> 53.3% --> 47.9%

But if an event has the occurrence probability of 100%, it is already 100% as 100% multiplied by 100% is 100%.

The probability that an even with the occurrence probability of 90% occurs continuously six times is less than a half or 47.9%.  But the probability that an even with the occurrence probability of 100% occurs continuously six times is just 100%.

If your faith in the God or Christ Jesus is 100%, it will remain 100% no matter how much the time goes.  But if your faith in the God or Christ Jesus is 90%, it will turn to be less than 50% as the time goes by over six hard times.

So, time proves everything.  Or time heals all wounds.  Otherwise, time will tell.

Therefore, everything incomplete will vanish someday, but the God who is complete never changes.

And most importantly, Christ Jesus told us to be perfect as the Father, the God, is.  Even in this context, it is mystery that Christ Jesus could see a possibility that a man could be complete like the God.

Anyway, it is useless to be 90% before 100%.

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Mat 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.
Mat 2:17 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying,
Mat 2:18 In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

"a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord" - The Mankind but Not the Computers

Around Tokyo and Mt. Fuji

The Mankind but Not the Computers

When all the axons and dendrites in neurons (brain cells; between 100 billion and 200 billion in total) in the whole brain are extended linearly in a straight line,  their total length will be one million kilometers.

For example, the distance between the moon and the earth is 384,400 kilometers (or about 0.4 million kilometers).  Our brain has connection length of brain cells longer than the round trip length between the moon and the earth.

Note: A neuron or nerve cell, is an electrically excitable cell that communicates with other cells via specialized connections called synapses.

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On the other hand, the recent CPU of a personal computers has about 10 billion transistors.  However, one transistor can be placed at an interval of a nano-meter (one billionth of a meter).  The total length of  transistor connecting wires in a CPU seems to be less than 100 meters.

Compared to the CPU of a personal computer, our brain has 10,000,000 times larger connection of brain cells.  So, if we start to use a personal computer with 10 million times advanced performance, the computer may have its own self-consciousness.

(However, when the CPU of a computers comes to have transistors in the quantity between 100 billion and 200 billion, it may be able to simulate a human brain with cells in the quantity between 100 billion and 200 billion.)

But it is unlikely that such an advanced computer can understand the God, since it must first understand who designed its artificial intelligence software, namely the mankind.

The concept of the God and the spiritual world must be still unique to the mankind, since the God created the mankind but not the computers. 

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Luk 2:11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
Luk 2:12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.
Luk 2:13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
Luk 2:14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

Monday, February 10, 2020

"thou hast kept the good wine until now" - Miracle Once in a Year or Three Times

In the Suburbs of Tokyo

Miracle Once in a Year or Three Times

One year is 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 46 seconds, which means 31,556,926 seconds, namely about 31.5 million seconds.

When playing 9 dice all together, the probability that all the dice show 6 on their upper surfaces is one of 10 millions.  So, if this game is played every second in a year (for example, by using a computer), the case that all the 9 dice show 6 comes true three times in the year.

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You may think that it is a miracle that nine dice thrown all together at the same time show 6 on their upper surfaces.  But it could surely occur three times in a year, if the dice were thrown every second all through the year.

And most importantly, we cannot still say when it will happen.  However, the God or Christ Jesus must know when it happens or make it happen without changing the probability or the laws of the nature.

If a mountain can move from here to there in the case that 9 specific geological conditions are met, each feasibility of which is one out of six (1/6), and change in the 9 conditions occurs every year, the mountain should move once in 10 million years and move three times in  31.5 million years.

And most importantly, Christ Jesus virtually said that we could make the 9 conditions met if we had faith, and the mountain would be moved (without breaking the law of the nature).

Although it is still unknown and mysterious how faith, namely spiritual power or energy, should work on geological conditions, it must work, according to the God or Christ Jesus.

In this context, we should not give up faith and hope, since a miracle could surely occur once in a year or three times, in my interpretation of the words of Christ Jesus. 

For example, an African man became a US President only about 45 years after the era of JFK, and a New York real-estate man and comedian became a US President about 35 years after the era of Ronald Reagan.

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Joh 2:9 When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom,
Joh 2:10 And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now.
Joh 2:11 This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.

Sunday, February 02, 2020

""both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage" - God Sends Spirit to the Brain

Gov. office area, Tokyo

God Sends Spirit to the Brain

Everybody can see TV programs on a TV set.  But none can see electromagnetic waves flying from TV stations to his/her TV set if not a cable TV system.

Likewise, none can see electromagnetic waves flying from telephone offices to his/her smartphones, although everybody can see contents such as animation on his or her smart phone.

The human brain has more than 100 billion brain cells.  Each of these cells exchanges electric signals among themselves, which is the basis of our mind.  But can electric signals generate a human mind?

Indeed, electric signals carried by electromagnetic waves flying in air can contain such contents as TV programs or smart hone applications observed on the LCD panels of a TV set and a smartphone.  So, it is no wonder that the flow of electronic signals in the brain, no matter how small they are, contain visual, audio, and other types of information and images.  And these signals must be turned to images, sounds, etc. like those on a TV set or a smartphone.

However, this scheme in the brain needs a viewer or an observer like in the case of a TV set and a smartphone to establish a mind in the brain.  And, part of the brain should enjoy images, sounds, etc. handled by brain cells.  And then our minds work.

Put simply, there is part in the brain that works as an observer in the brains of these images, sounds, and other information reproduced or regenerated in the brain.   And this part must not be a physical part but a spiritual entity that is called soul or spirit.

In other word, as there is soul or spirit in the brain, we can see, here, and think based on information transmitted in the brain.  And this soul or spirit must come from the spiritual world to the physical brain.  Our soul or spirit must be enjoying the contents carried by brain cells in the form of electronic signals by decoding the signals like a viewer or a user of a TV set or a smartphone.

So, there is surely somebody in the brain.  And the somebody is our spirit coming from the spiritual world.  Due to the spirit, our mind generated in our brain based on electronic signals generated by the 100 billion or more cells does not lose integrity.  This integrity makes up the sense of being a certain individual or the indivual self.

But it is not only the God that can send spirit to our brain but also Satan can.  That is why it is written in the Gospels that Christ Jesus sometimes drove out evil spirits out of men.

Anyway, without living brains, we have no living minds.  But without spirit, there is no integrity of the mind.  And love seems to be the best state for spirit.   From the beginning, the God sends spirit to human brains as the God loves human beings.  Our mind is based on love of the God. 

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Joh 2:2 And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage.
Joh 2:3 And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.
Joh 2:4 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.
Joh 2:5 His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

"Hail, thou that art highly favoured" - Revere the God with Spirit

Around Tokyo

Revere the God with Spirit

It is well known that our bodies, including brains, are made of cells, molecules, atoms, and other elemental particles such as electron.

In other words, our bodies are composed of atoms  like every material in this world.  There are only 118 or so types of atoms in this universe, including hydrogen and oxygen that constitute water if chemically combined.  But electrons work to combine and bond atoms to one another to make molecules, cells, and materials.

These physical entities have no minds.  Carbon and oxygen have no minds, and carbon dioxide (CO2) has also no mind.  Hydrogen and oxygen have no minds, and thus water (H2O) has no minds.  Most importantly electrons, flux of which is an electric current, have no minds.

But each of our brain is made of 15 billion cells, each of which is made of one 1000 trillion atoms.  But they all have no minds.  Yet, our brains have minds.  The most significant physical work of our brains is based on electrons and thus electric currents, although these currents are very weak such as 100 nano-ampere, while charging to an ordinary smart phone uses 2 A.  (Nano means one billionth or 10^-9.)  And this energy of electric currents has no minds.

While being made of all these materials and energy without minds, our brains have minds or generate minds.  If any parts or components of an entity have no minds, the the entity should have no minds.  Therefore, an artificial robot, even equipped with AI software, cannot have a mind, if the God does not give it to the robot.  It means that there is something that generates a mind in each of our brains.  And that something cannot be seen.  Or that something is not a worldly matter.

We have to admit that there is the God, Heaven, and the hell.  Logically we have to admit existence of the spiritual world that is superior to the material world.  Then, it is not difficult to think that something from the spiritual world enters our brains to generate minds.  This something may be a soul or a spirit.

In this context, it is thought that when we die, our spirits leave our brains with our minds and get into the spiritual world.  And as Christ Jesus said, if we have faith in God and Christ Jesus, our minds will live forever in the spiritual world with our spirits.  But if the God does not accept our minds, what will happen to our minds?

The God created this material universe not from nothing but from vacuum energy.  So, it is thought that the God created our minds in our material brains from not cells, molecules, atoms, and other elementary particles but from spirits coming from the spiritual world.         

 Christ Jesus really said that the God was spirit and people had to revere the God with their spirits.

(In addition, there is a possibility that a robot might be given a mind if the God wishes, when its brain meets certain physical conditions.)

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Luk 1:27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.
Luk 1:28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
Luk 1:29 And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

"when the unclean spirit had torn him" - A Spirit Linked to a Mind

Around Tokyo

A Spirit Linked to a Mind

It is said the length of the human life is getting longer.

Even in Japan before WWII, it was widely accepted that natural life of a man was 50 or 60.  But today, people think that they could live around 80 or more.  And it is not rare that we hear a news report that a certain famous man has died at 100 or more.

However it is still globally rare to hear that someone has died at 115 or more.  The upper limit of length of life of men seems to be around 115.  There must be some spiritual reason for this limit in addition to physical conditions.

If a man has done good things until he becomes 115, it must be enough for him to be qualified to enter Heave.  And if a man has done evil things until he becomes 115, it must be enough for him to be condemned to the hell.

Good men must be allowed to enter Heaven as soon as possible, while evil men should not be allowed to accumulate his evil in this world over his age of 115.

So, it must be the God who sends the Angel of Death to every man but not Satan.  And every death must be spiritually meaningful.

If it is spiritually meaningful for a man to live longer, Christ Jesus must have lived longer.  Yet it is sad to see young men die at their youth in wars, disasters, accidents, illness, etc.

In the future, human bodies will be replaced by artificial bodies.  And human brains must be transformed in new artificial brains.  Men might acquire semi-permanent life.  But can the new artificial brains they will get in exchange of old natural brains generate spirits like the old natural brains?

They may transfer memory, intellectual functions, etc. of old natural brains to new artificial brains, but it must be impossible for an artificial brain to have an spirit.  In other words, a brain may be copied but a spirit cannot.   

When our natural brains stop functioning, our spirits must be detached from the brains.  While we are living, our minds and spirits must be overlapped, so that we cannot clearly see spirits alone.

Anyway, if the God exists, the spiritual world must also exist, and thus our spirits exist linked to our minds.  Or our minds must be part of our spirits.

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M'r:1:25: And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him.
M'r:1:26: And when the unclean spirit had torn him, and cried with a loud voice, he came out of him.
M'r:1:27: And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, What thing is this? what new doctrine is this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

"he had seen a vision in the temple" - Longer than 10^34 Years

Mt. Fuji viewed from around Tokyo

Longer than 10^34 Years

Modern physics explains that this whole universe will come to naught or will be completely dead in distant future such as trillion years multiplied by trillion times trillion or more than 10^33 years.

It is also notable that a proton, the major component of any atoms, is expected to collapse in 10^34 years.  It means that there will be no elements and no non-dark materials or no ordinary substances, not to speak of molecules, chemicals, cells, and living things after 10^34 years.

So, in the excessive amount of time, the universe will be completely empty and void while it continues to expand to infinity.  And at the end of time, the universe might finally disappear.   

So, we live just in a very small time frame of the universe.  Everything our ancestors and we have created and our descendants will create will come to nothing.

Indeed, Christ Jesus said: Lu:21:6: As for these things which ye behold, the days will come, in the which there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.

So, basically, our life-time is limited.  Even this universe has its own finite life-span.  Our pride and satisfaction acquired in life based on wealth and success will be meaningless.  Even our love and hatred to others will be meaningless.  But our faith and love in God will be meaningful if this universe disappears, since the God is above the material universe.

Yet our history is meaningful that the God sent Christ Jesus in it, specifically 2000 years ago.

The mankind might be extinct in the next 2000 years far before this universe collapses.  But this history of the mankind is meaningful due to its connection with the God.

And after the collapse of this world and universe, the spiritual world should continue to exist, and thus Heaven continues to exist in addition to the hell.  So life of our spirits will be longer than this universe.

Therefore, we should not think that happiness in this world is the most important thing, since it is truly nothing, compared with happiness in Heaven.   

Life in Heaven or the hell will be longer than 10^34 years and more.

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Lu:1:19: And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings.
Lu:1:20: And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.
Lu:1:21: And the people waited for Zacharias, and marvelled that he tarried so long in the temple.
Lu:1:22: And when he came out, he could not speak unto them: and they perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple: for he beckoned unto them, and remained speechless.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

"Art thou that prophet?" - Christ Jesus might Come with Anger

Mt. Fuji from around Tokyo

Christ Jesus might Come with Anger

No prophets equivalent to Christ Jesus have appeared in these 2000 years.  And, new religion except Christianity has appeared directly from Jewish people in these 2000 years.

If the God had really wanted to save the mankind and the Jewish people, He should have sent other Christ Jesuses and helped other religions equivalent to Christianity stem from Judaism, although the God gave Islam to some people 1400 years ago.

But if the God had become angry as the mankind killed Christ Jesus, it might have been understood.  If the God was gravely disappointed at the mankind as they could not develop Christianity in a manner and to the degree the God wished, it could be understood.

Some people still think that the God loves them.  Or, others are indifferent with the God's feeling about the mankind.  But the truth may be that good wishes of the God toward the mankind may have been greatly lessened through these 2000 years since the first coming of Christ Jesus to the human world.

Christ Jesus told the mankind to love the God as much as possible.  But Christ Jesus did not assure that the God would continue to love the mankind, no matter what they might do against the will of the God.  Then, our love to the God must be also accompanied by our fear of the God.

Put extremely, if the robots with super-artificial intelligence could be more faithful to the God than the mankind, the God might replace the mankind with robots.  In this context, 1000 years later, robots with super-artificial intelligence might occupy and govern the earth.

Some people still honestly asked the God to help them; however the God might have gotten angry at the mankind long time ago.  Yet, if the God had really promised that Christ Jesus would come to the human world in the second time, He should come.   

But Christ Jesus might come with any anger in the future.

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Joh:1:19: And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou?
Joh:1:20: And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
Joh:1:21: And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

"make you to become fishers of men" - The Hell Must be Full of Money

The Tama-gawa River Flowing around Tokyo

The Hell Must be Full of Money

Christ Jesus said that he showed truth to infants but not to scholars.

This teaching can be interpreted as the God shows more truth to the poor than the rich, since infants are, anyway, materially poor.

A man having $100 despises material knowledge of another having only $1.
A man having $100,000 despises material knowledge of another having only $100.
A man having $1 million despises material knowledge of another having only $100,000.
A man having $100 million despises material knowledge of another having only $1 million.
And a man having $1 billion despises material knowledge of another having only $100 million.

But, a man having only $100 million may have more spiritual knowledge than another having as much as $1 billion.
Yet, a man having only $1 million may have more spiritual knowledge than another having as much as $100 million.
Yet, a man having only $100,000 may have more spiritual knowledge than another having as much as $1 million.
Yet, again, a man having only $100 may have more spiritual knowledge than another having as much as $100,000.
And finally, a man having only $1 may have more spiritual knowledge than another having as much as $100.

The more a man has money, the more he may have material knowledge than those who have less money.  But, the less a man has money, the more he must have spiritual knowledge than those who have more money.

Put simply, money makes a man blind to spiritual truth to any degree.  And, put extremely, huge money beyond a certain threshold level must make a man completely blind to spiritual truth.

Children can see what adults cannot see, in terms of truth of men.  The poor can see what the rich cannot see, in terms of truth of the human world.

That is why there are no descriptions in the Gospel that Christ Jesus had, kept, and used money.

In this context, we may be allowed to think that Judas had been so poor that only 30 silver coins could make him completely blind to the spiritual power Christ Jesus had.   Judas with 30 silver coins must have been rejoiced so much materially and became completely blind spiritually.

Anyway, living without money is a kind of great spiritual training.  And, it is unthinkable that any money is going on circulation in Heaven.  On the other hand, the hell must be full of money, so that spiritual truth must be completely hidden there.

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Mar 1:17 And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.
Mar 1:18 And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him.
Mar 1:19 And when he had gone a little farther thence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

"nor of the will of man, but of God" - God Loves the Poor and Rejects the Rich

One of the Oldest Shinto Shrines around Tokyo

God Loves the Poor and Rejects the Rich

There are two types of people.  Those who believe in the God and those who do not.

If one believes in the God, one has to believe in existence of Heaven and the hell or the spiritual world.  The Bible was written by those who believed in the existence of the God.

And the main stream of this civilization of the mankind has been built, developed, and deployed by those who read the Bible.  It proves that the Bible has power to create civilization.  None can deny this power of Christianity.  But, how much one loves the God is another matter.

Christ Jesus even pointed out defects in faith among the Jewish people who never denied the existence of the God.

Mat 3:7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Mat 3:8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:
Mat 3:9 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

As these words imply, one may believe in existence of the God; one may even accept the concepts of Heaven and the hell; but one may still choose money over the God.

Satan of course knows that God exists and there are Heaven and the hell.  But Satan is determined to fight against the God.  Therefore, those who follow Satan know that God exists and there are Heaven and the hell.  But they love to follow Satan, get rich and happy, and fight against the God.

Put simply, according to Christ Jesus and the Bible, God is telling people to get poor, while Satan is telling people to get rich.  And most of people would accept the temptation by Satan and try to be rich and happy as much as possible.

However, the more one becomes rich, the less one respects the God, which rejoices Satan.

The God should get angry at people who follow Satan to be rich.  So, the God would neglect them and make stones that do not read the Bible but follow Him the successors of the great ancestor of the Jewish people Abraham, since the stones are poor forever.

The issue between rich and poor is more profound than people think.  It leads to Heaven and the hell.  It symbolizes hatred of the God or Satan.

In this context, the final object of civilization is not to make the mankind rich and happy but make them love the God more.

So, it is thought that it is the poorest man in the world that understands the truth and the reason why the God loves the poor and rejects the rich, even if the rich believe in the God.

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Joh 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
Joh 1:13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
Joh 1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

"when he went into the temple of the Lord" - After Knowing the Truth

Japanese imperial burial site around Tokyo

After Knowing the Truth

Christ Jesus said: "There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. What you have said in the dark will be heard in the daylight, and what you have whispered in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed from the roofs."

So, people should be afraid that their wrong deeds and crimes would be exposed to the public sooner or later.  But people could also expect that their good conducts and kindness would be appreciated by the public someday. 

Through the history, past mysteries have been studied, revealed, and explained one after another.  Past conspiracies have been broken.  And real aspects of past incidents have been exposed.

But, still there are many mysteries in the history, and scholars, professors, and researchers in addition to organizations publicly or privately established for quests of truth have been working to unravel riddles in the history.

The largest mystery must be the fact that the God once appeared among people or the Son of the God or a saint from the God once appeared among people as a physically ordinary man to be killed by men.

How could the Son of the God who is almighty be killed by men?  And how could Son of the God be put to death, while He was almighty?  This is the largest mystery in this world.

We have not yet been able to present the clear answer.  But due to this incident of the killing of the Son of the God by men, the mankind has obtained the clear concept of the God.  Today, the concept or the image of the God has prevailed in the world due to development of Christianity, being accompanied by Judaism and Islam.

Any secrets will be revealed, which is said in the Bible.  And the biggest secret is what Christ Jesus was.  So, the history of the mankind will at least continue till people come to understand what He was.   

But what will happen or what we should do if a mystery is revealed is not clearly stated in the Bible. Following the relevant phrases in the Gospel, there are words as follows:
“I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that can do no more.   But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear him who, after your body has been killed, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him."

We will know that we should be afraid of the God at last after knowing the truth.

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Luk 1:7 And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years.
Luk 1:8 And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,
Luk 1:9 According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
Luk 1:10 And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at the time of incense.
Luk 1:11 And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

"And Solomon begat Roboam" - If his Faith is Not Complete


If his Faith is Not Complete

There are many poor and unhappy people even today.  But there are also many rich and happy people.

When Christ Jesus came to this world, He focused on poor and unhappy people.  He never visited rich and happy people, although He did not reject rich people coming to Him for any spiritual salvation and from any religious motives.

People live and die as poor and unhappy men or as rich and happy men.  And it is often said that poor men tend to become poorer and rich men tend to be richer.

However, if rich and happy men love poor and unhappy men subject to the teaching of Christ Jesus, the former would give any part of their riches and happiness to the latter.  Then, these righteous rich and happy men would become less rich and happy.  Finally, a faithful man with 2 dollars would give 1 dollar to a poorer man with no dollars.  Then, there would be no rich and happy men who have faith in the God and Christ Jesus.

But this world is full of those who do not honestly follow the teaching of Christ Jesus.  Rather, rich and happy men tend to try to be richer and happier by sacrificing poor and unhappy people.  And everybody wants to be rich and happy, thus neglecting poor and unhappy people.  But this attitude is clearly against the teaching of Christ Jesus.

However, Christ Jesus said that poor and unhappy people in this world could enter Heaven after their physical death in this world.  And in Heave, they would be no more poor and unhappy.

The key to this teaching is not whether or not a man has a soul that will survive his or her death.  But it is whether a poor man can really enter Heaven even he does not faith in the God and Christ Jesus while he lives in this world.   How would the God and Christ Jesus treat a poor and unhappy man who had no faith in the God and Christ Jesus while he lived in this world?

In the line of the teaching of Christ Jesus in terms of love to poor neighbors, such a poor and unhappy man without faith in the God and Christ Jesus during his lifetime should be also able to enter Heaven despite his lack of love to the God and Christ Jesus.

The meaning of being poor and unhappy during one's lifetime in this world must be more profound than we usually assume.  Similarly, the meaning of being rich and happy during one's lifetime in this world must be more profound than we usually assume.

Anyway, Satan would be glad to see a poor and unhappy man cannot enter Heaven unless he has enough faith in the God and Christ Jesus while those who become rich and happy due to support by Satan are rejected from Heaven.

To defeat Satan who hates Heaven and wants everybody to fall down to the hell, the God and Christ Jesus must allow a poor and unhappy man to enter Heaven if his faith is not complete.

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M't:1:6: And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias;
M't:1:7: And Solomon begat Roboam; and Roboam begat Abia; and Abia begat Asa;
M't:1:8: And Asa begat Josaphat; and Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram begat Ozias;

M't:1:16: And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
M't:1:17: So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon are fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen generations.

Sunday, January 05, 2020

"wait for the promise of the Father" - Love the God without Conditions


Love the God without Conditions

What Christ Jesus said is put simply to love our God.

Based on this teaching, the religion Christianity was established.  It is, however, reasonable for the mankind to love their God, if the God had created this world and the mankind even without the teaching of Christ Jesus.

But if the mankind could not believe that the God exited or if the mankind thought that there was nothing good or meaningful to them even if the God existed, the teaching of Christ Jesus would lose meaning.

A majority of the mankind seem to believe that the God exists.  But even the majority seem to be not sure about whether the God would make them happy in this world even if they believed existence of the God.  In other world, what is good in believing in the God if the God would not make us happy in this world seems to be what the majority think.

People tend to think that what makes them rich and happy in this world should be respected.  But if the God would not make them rich and happy in this world, why should they respect the God?

This wrong attitude and thinking stem from our misunderstanding that what is the most important thing for us is for us to be rich and happy in this world.

Christ Jesus did not put any conditions to his teaching to love the God.  If we were not rich and happy and if the God would not make us rich and happy, we should love the God.

It is the God that is important but not human beings.  This is the essence in the teaching of Christ Jesus to love the God.  But how can we love the God who would not make us rich and happy while He must have such ability?  The God seems to be indifferent about our worldly state of being rich and happy.  Then, human beings who want to be rich and happy above anything would not in real respect and love the God.

But, nonetheless Christ Jesus told to love the God.  And Christianity has developed in these 2000 years to be the major religion of the mankind.

The answer to this question must be that there is a right and legitimate reason for Christ Jesus told us to love the God without conditions, that is, if the God would not immediately make us rich and happy.  And many people in the history have had admitted that Christ Jess is right, so that they have thought we have to love the God without conditions.
Perhaps everybody must feel it right what Christ Jesus told, but nobody could clearly explain why.  So, Christianity was established, survived, and developed.

It is a mystery from a rational point of view that Christianity has succeeded while Christ Jesus told to love the God without conditions, but if the God created the mankind so as to make them love Him, the mankind must love the God without conditions. 

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Ac:1:3: To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
Ac:1:4: And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.
Ac:1:5: For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.

Friday, January 03, 2020

"All things were made by him" - Before a Fatal Scheme Starts to Work

North of Kyoto

Before a Fatal Scheme Starts to Work

In Japan 12 years after WWII, a young woman who could not leave her bed due to vertebra carious had a big hit in the category of mystery novels.  And she became one of leading authors in mystery novels in Japan after WWII, although she is not so popular nowadays.

She wrote one story where a country wife long abused by her husband, who was a big drinker, set a trick to cause an accident in their house where a part of the roof over the veranda-like porch would collapse while her husband was sleeping there and she was working in the garden.  The trick was to make grains naturally fall from the kitchen into a bag hanging from a half-broken beam supporting the roof.  As time went by, grains would fall into the bag through a bamboo pipe and accumulate in the bag to pull down the half broken beam with the roof.  Then her husband who used to have a nap on the veranda-like porch would be killed as there happened to be big stones placed on the roof as weights against strong winds.

But, while grains were being accumulated in the bag, she shouted at her husband, saying, "Look at our baby crawling to the open hearth in the living room.  Please save him so that he would not fall into the hearth!"  But her husband replied indifferently: "Leave me alone! I am drunken and sleepy."

So she let her deadly scheme go on while she went into the house to rescue the baby.  The bag soon became full of grains and its weight became heavy enough to pull down the beam and the roof with the big stones on.  Then the roof collapsed and the big stones hit her husband.  After the death of her husband, she lived rather happily with her children.

The author wrote that the wife later made an excuse that if her husband had showed love to their baby and rescued him, he would not have been hit by the big stones on the roof as he should have been in the living room.

Before a deadly scheme worked, the wife gave a chance to her husband where if he had showed love to their baby, he could have avoided the deadly fate.   

Indeed, the God must give us a chance to avoid a tragedy before it starts to work.  But we must be required to show love to those who are little, weak, and poor.  Even if we defeated those who were big, strong, and rich, the God might not be impressed.   

Anyway, one of the best selling mysteries, which was not one here introduced, in Japan after WWII was written by a young woman who could not leave her bed or her wheel chair due to serious illness.

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Joh:1:3: All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
Joh:1:4: In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
Joh:1:5: And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.

"The book of the generation of Jesus Christ" - Everything of Everybody

A Shinto Shrine around Tokyo

Everything of Everybody

None can see electromagnetic waves flying in the space around us transmitted by TV stations, telephone stations, computers, cell phones, etc.  But everybody knows that electromagnetic waves contain signals that can be converted to images, sounds, etc. by TV sets, computers, cell phones, etc.  Nonetheless no human beings, without special electronic devices, can see images or hear sounds in electromagnetic waves flying around us.

Our minds might be converted to spiritual waves through our brains, which can be received and converted to images and sounds in the spiritual world.  And the God must be checking contents of our spiritual waves.

In other words, as we don't have apparatuses that can capture and convert spiritual waves into images and sounds, we cannot see what others are thinking and how they are feeling.  But the God must have the ability to see contents of our spiritual waves.

Therefore, the God must be able to see through our minds.  In deed, Christ Jesus said that the God knew even the number of hairs of the head of each of us.

Even churches encourage us to pray to the God so that the God will hear our wish or praise to the God.  It indicates that churches believe that our spiritual waves can carry our prayers to the God who can hear our prayers through spiritual waves.

Even human beings use unseen electromagnetic waves to send or receive images and sounds, the God, who is far advanced than  human beings, must be using more sophisticated means to see contents of our minds.

In the space around us,  electromagnetic waves with various wave lengths and frequencies are flying while our physical brains cannot capture and demodulate the waves and take out or reproduce images and sounds from the waves.  Like these electromagnetic waves, in the spiritual space around us, spiritual waves with various wave lengths, frequencies, and identification signals must be flying.

Therefore God must know everything of everybody.

Christ Jesus must have had this ability to receive and demodulate spiritual waves emitted by everybody through his or he brain.  But it is also thought that Satan has this ability.  So, Satan is dangerous to human beings even only for this reason.

We are so defenseless before Satan.  But the God can send His angels to block Satan in its tapping.  Anyway we have to believe and rely on Christ Jesus and the God to defense ourselves from Satan, since we, human beings, are so powerless in the spiritual world while our minds are read by Satan.   

Finally, it is impossible to succeed in telling a lie to the God.     

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Mat 1:1 The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Mat 1:2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren;
Mat 1:3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram;

Mat 1:16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.