Wednesday, August 19, 2015

"for whosoever hath, to him shall be given" - Given More or Deprived More

Around the Imperial Palace, Tokyo

Given More or Deprived More

Christ Jesus said: For to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.

If two seeds are sown to one plot and both spring forth, there can be some differences between them.  One shoot might grow more correctly to the sky or the heaven, while another may be biased to the west, the east, and so on.  If nutrition in the ground is limited, the nature would allow the shoot correctly directed to the heaven to take more nutrition than another.  Even nutrient elements around the shoot looking to other direction than the heaven might be taken by the straight one.

However, this can apply to worldly mechanisms and systems.  The more you have faith in any organization where you belong, the more you are given by the management of the organization.  If you have less faith in business of the organization, you would be deprived of high salary and higher status.

The reason is that any system is purposely-operated.  It pursues more efficiency and higher results.  To achieve this goal, it has to concentrate its resources to hopeful members even by taking away some having been allocated to lazy members and giving them to the hopeful.

Looking back at evolution of living things on this earth, every species has developed following this rule.  The species today we can see have been all given chances to survive and grow according to their faithfulness to required conditions in given environments in the nature.  The more a species is faithful to environmental conditions and changes, the more it has a chance of survival and evolution.

Now, we can understand why Judaists, Christians, and Muslims have survived to date through long history.  They had more what was requested by God; accordingly they were given more chances of survival.

Taking both applications of this teaching of Christ Jesus to the material world and the spiritual world, we can understand why it is said in some prophecies:
In the end of the world, the rich would become richer, while the poor become poorer.
And, the righteous become more righteous, while the evil become more evil.

What is happening in the Middle East and the Islamic world looks like an example of embodiment of these prophecies.

Or the Greeks and African Americans might understand the teaching of Christ Jesus better than rich Europeans and Americans.

Conversely, we can expect that there are extremely pious Muslims and Christians around the Middle East, Greece, and African-America populated streets in the US.

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Luk 8:18 Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.