2004-08-16-A Lesson on God's Will

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Topic: A Lesson on God's Will

Group: 11:11 Progress Group


Teacher: Thought Adjuster

TR: Unknown



It is not always easy for humans to know what the Will of God is, and many mortals think that the doing of God’s Will means to sacrifice all things that give them pleasure; that they need to give these up, and live a most austere and monastic life. This is most definitely not the case. The doing of God’s Will has been grossly misunderstood over the ages. It is true that there is sacrifice involved, but that is only in the ‘subduing of the animal’ in you.

Doing God’s Will means the overcoming of the lower animal instincts through self-discipline to self-mastery. This path is not easy, but it builds a strong character that can withstand temptations and is not easily swayed by the sophistries of others. God’s Will simply means seeking the way with the most love in it, with respect for all others. In short, it is living by the golden rule, as in doing unto others as you, yourself, would like to be treated.

Jesus lived an exemplary life on earth by living by the golden rule, and was thereby always obedient to the Will of the Father in Heaven. The golden rule is to be found in all religions, and more is the pity that it is not practiced to the extent it is preached. Jesus always exhorted His followers to love one another. Well, look around you and see how wars have not ceased. Even among families and neighbors this blight carries on, for the cave-mentality has not been subdued and overcome, especially because the greed motive and material tendencies have outstripped and replaced religion and its practice.

Too little attention is being given to the cultivation of, and training in, true character building, and sadly so, as fewer humans pay attention to the Still Small Voice of God within them. Oh, lip-service is being paid alright when people dutifully trot off to their churches, synagogues, mosques, tabernacles or any other temple of worship, pay their penance and dues, and think that this is enough and all is alright in their world, whilst they neglect to search within themselves to find the Glory of God and the meaning and purpose of life! It is easier to have others do their thinking for them, because they might be better educated.

The time has come to take full responsibility for your thoughts and actions, and ask what God’s Will is, and how to surrender your self-will. It will be a path filled with love and goodwill towards all others. One person at a time, that’s how the world will be changed, as the benign virus of love is being spread all over the planet. Ponder how you will do God’s Will today, and then act with an open and honest heart. You can always ask for My Help. I Am always available.