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Posts by Gilead

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  • A Rabbi speaks on seeing Jesus through the heart of another

    04/08/2004 11:33:57 PM PDT · 1 of 7
    Gilead
  • An Easter Message

    04/08/2004 11:30:18 PM PDT · 1 of 3
    Gilead
  • Christian Reincarnation

    03/15/2004 8:01:48 PM PST · 3 of 12
    Gilead to ET(end tyranny); DoorGunner
    heads up.
  • Christian Reincarnation

    03/15/2004 8:01:14 PM PST · 2 of 12
    Gilead
    John 3
    1 There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
    2 The same came to Jesus by night and said unto Him, "Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God; for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, unless God be with him."
    3 Jesus answered and said unto him, "Verily, verily I say unto thee, unless a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God."
  • Christian Reincarnation

    03/15/2004 7:59:37 PM PST · 1 of 12
    Gilead
  • Brahman, Atman, Karma and Gunas [False Religion Alert]

    03/15/2004 7:42:28 PM PST · 8 of 15
    Gilead to ET(end tyranny); DoorGunner
    John 3
    1 There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
    2 The same came to Jesus by night and said unto Him, "Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God; for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, unless God be with him."
    3 Jesus answered and said unto him, "Verily, verily I say unto thee, unless a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God."

    Jesus is clearly saying that you must be born and reborn again to cleanse your soul of bad karma. Then you can be like him and enter the Kingdom of God. Until that time, you will be stuck in the cycle of birth and rebirth.

  • Brahman, Atman, Karma and Gunas [False Religion Alert]

    03/15/2004 7:35:55 PM PST · 7 of 15
    Gilead to DoorGunner
    I worship the *one* almighty God. The Lord is our God, the Lord is One.

    I do not worship people, and I do not worship idols. Idol worship seems to be among the most commonly violated of god's commandments.

    I do look at divine ascended masters as spiritual teachers and guides to the *one* almighty God. However, I look to their teaching and guidances. I never ask for them to be a medium between me and God. Jesus Christ is one of those divine masters who was sent to Earth to bring people to God.
  • Reincarnation - Famous Past Lives (excerpt)

    03/14/2004 1:54:38 PM PST · 1 of 5
    Gilead
  • Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist

    03/14/2004 1:47:05 PM PST · 22 of 23
    Gilead to dangus
    I realized at once that her strange life is intended by God to reassure all Christians of the historical authenticity of Jesus' life and crucifixion as recorded in the New Testament, and to dramatically display the ever-living bond between the Galilean Master and his devotees.

    What about these words do you not understand? Is it the author's unusual Indian name that offends you the most?

  • Reincarnation: Past Lives of Jesus Christ and John the Baptist

    03/14/2004 1:42:38 PM PST · 13 of 21
    Gilead to ET(end tyranny)
    Thank you for your thoughtful response.

    I don't see any other conclusion than that John the Baptist was Elijah. If he wasn't, the Malachi 4:5 propecy wasn't fulfilled. However, Jesus said that Elijah's spirit (soul) was in John the Baptist. Was Jesus lying? I don't think so.

    The early church and Kabalah have supported reincarnation.

    What other rational explanation could there be for the fact that some people seem to be born good, others born bad, and others in-between?

    Jesus said that you only new follow the commandments - but if you want to be perfect, you must follow his path. I interpret that as meaning to free yourself of the chain of birth, death and rebirth.

    I've looked at many of your past postings around here, and I am intrigued. If you don't mind my asking, of what belief system do you subscribe?
  • Spiritualizing the Newpapapers

    03/13/2004 2:28:30 PM PST · 1 of 4
    Gilead
  • Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist

    03/13/2004 2:11:24 PM PST · 18 of 23
    Gilead to dangus
    The gospel says, "This is the Holy Spirit," and because of her, he cannot say the gospel is wrong. Instead, he denies reality itself saying instead that the gospel says, "This is OHM, the sacred vibration."

    Different words being used to describe the same thing. If you are so caught up in language, then you should only be reading the bible in its original Greek, Aramaic and Hebrew.

  • Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist

    03/13/2004 2:08:43 PM PST · 17 of 23
    Gilead to PetroniusMaximus
    What makes you believe that he does not accept Jesus Christ?
  • Isaiah 53 and The Passion of Jesus

    03/13/2004 2:06:49 PM PST · 5 of 5
    Gilead to hope
    "Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord." Malachi 4:5.

    "But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John. . . . And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God. And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias (Elijah), to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord." Luke 1:13-17.

    Jesus twice unequivocally identified Elijah (Elias) as John: "Elias is come already, and they knew him not. . . . Then the disciples understood that he spake unto them of John the Baptist." Matthew 17:12-13. Again, Christ says: "For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John. And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come." Matthew 11:13-14.
  • Reincarnation: Past Lives of Jesus Christ and John the Baptist

    03/13/2004 1:57:57 PM PST · 8 of 21
    Gilead to HarleyD
    Please provide any evidence of the author of this writing engaging in pagan worship. That is deeply insulting.
  • Reincarnation: Past Lives of Jesus Christ and John the Baptist

    03/13/2004 1:56:42 PM PST · 7 of 21
    Gilead to DoorGunner
    I posted this because it provides a congent explanation for why Jesus frequently referred to John the Baptist as being Elijah, and why the people watching him from the cross thought they heard Jesus calling out to Elijah.

    I know this may be a challenge to conventional thinking, but the scriptural passages are so plain as day. That is why the only responses have been to make bald insults without addressing the scriptural passages in any way.

    This also provides further Old Testament evidence (Malachi 4:5) that Jesus was indeed the Messiah.

    Thank you for the respectful response.
  • Reincarnation: Past Lives of Jesus Christ and John the Baptist

    03/13/2004 1:52:54 PM PST · 6 of 21
    Gilead to Salve Regina; newberger
    What is absurd or inane about this? These scriptural passages speak for themselves. Can you make a reasoned response or explanation for why Jesus referred to John as Elijah, or why the OT said that Elijah would be sent before the "coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord"? Malachi 4:5.
  • Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist

    03/12/2004 9:01:50 PM PST · 13 of 23
    Gilead to PetroniusMaximus
    You apply the "Satan" label pretty quickly to a lady who will likely be made a Saint one day.

    I pray for you.
  • Reincarnation: Past Lives of Jesus Christ and John the Baptist

    03/12/2004 8:56:06 PM PST · 1 of 21
    Gilead
  • Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist

    03/11/2004 10:02:07 PM PST · 7 of 23
    Gilead to Gilead
  • Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist

    03/11/2004 10:01:46 PM PST · 6 of 23
    Gilead to PetroniusMaximus
    SEVERAL RARE PHOTOS

    Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur, 1947

    Story of Therese Neumann

    by Albert Paul Shimberg
    Photo

    Price: $19.95 Hardcover

    Why was Hitler consumed with hatred for this German Catholic stigmatist?

    Because at the height of the Nazi terror, the tremendous faith she inspired among Catholics posed a mortal threat to Hitler’s regime.

    Consider: for more than 20 years she lived without food or even water, sustained only by Holy Communion—a fact confirmed by medical experts. On 35 Fridays each year she received mystic visions in which she suffered the Passion of Christ—receiving also His five wounds. And, with her gift for “expiatory” suffering, in which she took on the illnesses and sufferings of others, she was the instrument of dozens of miracles and cures.

    As her fame grew, so did the Nazi’s obsession with her. Yet their efforts to kill her were repeatedly thwarted by ordinary citizens. She escaped unharmed when Nazi tanks turned their guns on her home village of Konnersreuth. Once the war was over, more than 12,000 Allied soldiers flocked to see her, many testifying to her stigmata and mystic ecstasies. One Jewish officer was inspired to convert after seeing one of her Good Friday visions.

    This riveting book, first published in 1947, is the most reliable biography of Therese Neumann, based on extensive testimony by family, friends, and by some skeptics whose minds were changed. Author A.P. Shimberg, an editor for Milwaukee’s Catholic Herald Citizen, also relied on the extensive research of Therese’s German chronicler, Dr. Fritz Gerlich, who was murdered by the Gestapo.
    Revelations

    • 15-day period of observation by doctors who confirmed Therese’s ability to live without water
    • Her extraordinary visions of Gospel events—including architecture, dress, manners, even language. What one expert testified about her detailed knowledge of the temple in Jerusalem
    • Could she have taken food in secret? One doctor searched for telltale signs—but here’s what convinced him she was honest
    • Her ecstasies: “awe-inspiring, soul-gripping spectacles which have made Konnersreuth a place of unforgettable experiences.” many of which are recounted here by eyewitnesses
    • Linguists confirm her accurate use, during her visions, of Aramaic and other foreign languages she had never learned
    • GIs’ eyewitness reports
    • Army doctor explains why “the greatest tragic actress in the world” could not have faked Therese’s suffering
    • Therese’s gift for taking on others’ sickness so they may be cured
    • Her other gifts—including bilocation, discernment of relics, seeing her guardian angel and others’ seeing into past and future
    • Why was the wound in her side directly over her heart instead of where Christ was pierced with the lance?
    • Moment-to-moment account of her vision of the Passion of Our Lord by a bishop who was present
    • Therese’s healings analyzed in light of Aquinas’ three degrees of miracles
    • Her reaction when, in an ecstatic state that rendered her temporarily blind, a picture of Hitler was put in her hand
    • What she saw during her ecstasies during Holy Communion
    • American bishop describes the moment he was first ushered into Therese’s room
    • A brief history of stigmatists
    • How Therese’s visions conformed to the liturgical calendar
    • The “unsparing realism” of her visions of the Passion—more vivid and moving than the liveliest imagination could conjure
    • Her early years: the long ordeal of sickness and blindness and the miraculous cures
    • Are here natural explanations for Therese’s visions and miracles?
    • How Therese’s visions “have met the test of spiritual results”
    • Her last-minute escape from a fiery death as Nazi tanks bombarded her town
    • Her other visions, of joy and glory—including the triumph of the Risen Christ, His ascent into heaven, events in the lives of the Blessed Virgin and other saints

    SEVERAL RARE PHOTOS

    Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur, 1947


    Price: $19.95

    Hardcover


    Roman Catholic Books
    A Division of Catholic Media Apostolate
    Post Office Box 2286
    Fort Collins, CO 80522-2286

    Copyright © 2000 Catholic Media Apostolate

  • Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist

    03/11/2004 9:58:08 PM PST · 5 of 23
    Gilead to PetroniusMaximus
    http://www.catholictreasures.com/descrip/10804.html

    THERESE NEUMANN MYSTIC AND STIGMATIST

    Adalbert Albert Vogl. These are the personal memories of a life-time family friend who was also an official witness in the process leading to the Cause for Therese Neumann's beatification. Here Mr. Vogl describes Therese's Passion ecstasies, her stigmata, miraculous receptions of Holy Communion, her abstinence from 1926 to 1962 from all food and drink except the Eucharistic Host, her living without sleep, her visions and the language phenomenon, her mystical recognition of priests and relics, her cures and prophecies, and her bilocation and other mystical gifts. Therese was at the pinnacle of world fame during the Nazi regime which she and her friends opposed vigorously, and an informative chapter is included showing the proportion of voters who brought Hitler to power had very few Catholics among them. 72 phenomenal black and white and color photographs graphically portray the wounds and bleeding and the Passion she experienced over 700 times. Although not told in this book, there is an often recounted story which tells that Therese is the mystic who prophecied that because of the mercy of God, bombs would not fall on U.S. soil as a reward for the generosity of the American people to many other countries of the world. But the chastisement that would befall America would be due to natural disasters and financial loss. Therese lived between 1898 and 1962 and offered her sufferings in reparation for the horrors of this century. Her life appears to be a pure gift of God as an inspiration to all of us. 172 pp. PB. ITEM #10804 $16.50
  • Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist

    03/11/2004 8:39:44 PM PST · 1 of 23
    Gilead