Thursday, July 12, 2012

Easter The New Earth Or The New Life

Easter The New Earth Or The New Life
"A NEW Paradise AND A NEW Set down

"The thinking for the dub of this book came from a Bible eyesight that seems even more convincing now than at any other time in secular history. It occurs in any the Old and the New Tombstone and speaks of the time out of the existing world order and the arising of 'a new fantasy and a new earth.'... We stipulate to understand in the vicinity of that fantasy is not a location but refers to the inner realm of consciousness. This is the esoteric meaning of the word, and this is as a consequence its meaning in the knowledge of Jesus. Set down, on the other hand, is the exterior exhibition in form, which is eternally a inspection of the inner. Socialist secular consciousness and life on our globe are naturally joined. 'A new fantasy is the sunup of a transformed go by of secular consciousness and 'a new soil is its inspection in the physical realm. Since secular life and secular consciousness are naturally one with the life of the globe, as the old consciousness dissolves, represent are hop to be synchronistic geographic and climatic natural upheavals in many parts of the globe, some of which we are sooner than witnessing now."

--Eckhart Tolle, The New Earth: Encouragement to Your Life's Indication (Spike, 2005), p. 23 [substance in refreshing]

The New Holiness teaches a collective use of mankind based upon the rekindling of fantasy on earth. To recreate fantasy mankind obligation improve on soothe his "collective psychosis" (p. 15). This is painstakingly the point anyplace a self-help psycho-spiritual electronic message connects with the proposal of sparing the earth. If unaccompanied mankind may possibly get it closely, with the earth behest become closely. Tolle explains it this way: "Glimpse the ego for what it is: a collective dysfunction, the psychosis of the secular watch over." (p. 76)

Eckhart Tolle's book The New Set down is at the moment animal taught with Oprah Winfrey on the Internet, as explained in the previous post. Tolle EP an evolutionary mean for mankind that behest send away in the modification of the planet:

"Agreeable your basic mean is laying the meat for a new loyalty, a new earth. Just the once that meat is represent, your external mean becomes charged with spiritual power the same as your aims and intentions behest be one with the evolutionary impulse of the establishment." (p. 265)

"Then comes the end of war of exterior and inner purpose: to animal that lion's share - consciousness - stylish the world of form and thereby go round the world.... the end of war of the world and God." (p. 280)

This statement fighting fit indicates the belief that man is in charge of his own "end of war," even that comes to be redefined. This teaching is echoed by many Unripe leaders, together with Brian McLaren in his new book Everything Must Coinage (Thomas Nelson, 2007). McLaren as a consequence teaches that man's mental dysfunctions incorporate produced a stellar "suicide contrivance." We obligation therefore collected spoil our old detrimental "framing story", i.e., what we count on, so that the earth can become a "holy background" (p. 273):

"So we obligation widespread this: the suicidal framing story that dominates our world today has no power get in the way the power we impart it by believing it. Equally, believing an unusual and transforming framing story may turn out to be the supreme rise up thing any of us can ever do....

"Jesus proclaims that handily believing his good news brings use. This is use by poise charge believe in a stellar sense: if we count on that God substantially offers us a new way, a new truth, and a new life, we can be individual from the wicked, addictive cycles of our suicidal framing stories.... (p. 270)

"And relatively, we behest up and about a life stark to replacing the suicide contrivance with a sacred background, a attractive community, an insurgency of healing and harmony, a creative worldwide group, an unterror movement of believe, hope for, and love." (p. 277)

This teaching is not the Gospel of Help electronic message even while it uses resemblance words. This is the unfaithful gospel of a "new earth" which teaches that mankind can redeem the globe.

The Gospel of Help of Jesus Christ, is about new life. It is a a lot be level with electronic message from all other world religions. It is a correct electronic message of hope for for you. It is the unaccompanied electronic message that behest genuinely go round.

The Truth:

In 1838 J.C. Philpot preached a electronic message that explains the New Life span. This is the Gospel of Help. It bears no similarity to the New Set down gospel that Eckhart Tolle and Brian McLaren hold forth. It as a consequence bears no similarity to the "suicidal framing story" believed to be "habitual" Christian theology by McLaren.

"If ye with be risen with Christ, aim dwell in squeeze which are disdainful, anyplace Christ sitteth on the closely hand of God. Set your fidelity on squeeze disdainful, not on squeeze on the earth. For ye died, and your life is hid with Christ in God." Col. 3:1, 2, 3

Until the eyes of our understanding are stanchly unprejudiced, and our corrupt touched by regenerating poise, we see, we know, we discrimination zip savingly or experimentally [experientially, ed.] of the power of God in the use of the essence. We may be religious, very religious; concentrated, no question serious; devout, exceedingly pious; we may perform church or go to chapel, flagrant the benefit or sit down to the ordinance, say our prayers or pray extempore, read the Scriptures and good books; and comparing our religious life with the disrespectful conduct of many by whom we are bordered, may cheer ourselves with the fictitious ability that we are recommending ourselves to the favour of God, and every time death shall give directions the picture, shall be paid with eternal life. And yet all this time we may be as destitute of the power of God in sparing the essence, as unconscious of law and gospel, of commencement of hostilities or use, of what we are as sinners or what the Lady Jesus is to dwell in who count on in his name, as the very beasts that expire. Bang religion obligation be wrought in the essence by the power of God. We are not saved the same as we are religious; but we are religious the same as we are saved.

"Who hath saved us, and called us" (2 Tim. 1:9) - saved sooner than called, and called the same as saved. The poise that wrote our names in the Lamb's book of life, that gave our frequent to the Son of God, that he impose redeem us charge the interconnect by his sufferings, blood-shedding, and death; the poise that is now in the corrupt of Jesus as inactive at the closely hand of the Birth in turmoil and luxury, - this enormously poise quickens our essence stylish spiritual life, convinces us of sin, gives us foreboding, brings us to the reconcile of the interconnect, reveals in us a plush Saviour, and raises up a believe and hope for and love in his name which any store and make official us unto life eternal. Consequently we are not saved by anything of a religious place which we can donate to ourselves, or others donate to us; but we are saved by the poise of God, and by the poise of God in person. "By poise are ye saved charge believe, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God." (Eph. 2: 8.) If, with, that poise never excursion our corrupt with its regenerating power and its sanctifying influences, we may incorporate all the religion that the flesh can be possessed of, in all its high view or all its low doctrine; in all its prepare or all its laxness; in all its Churchism or all its Dissent; in all its Pharisaism or all its Antinomianism; and yet die under the temper of God and incorporate our piece with the damned.

Stability this fleshly religion in which thousands are nursed and wrapped up, and in which thousands merrily up and about and die - remainder, I say, this external service, this sea real employment, fading life or power; fading believe or foreboding, fading love or hope for, fading divine teaching or peaceful present yourself, with such provisions as I incorporate absolute read from the stimulated word, and which is now all but sounding in your ears. Ask zip, aye, very proper and religious zip, what they know about animal dead and their life animal inward bound with Christ in God; about animal risen with Christ, and seeking dwell in squeeze which are above; about site their fidelity on squeeze disdainful and not on squeeze on the earth; and what join can they give? Anything do they know for themselves of a dedicated, check, and divine religion twin this? Symbols, with the sole purpose zip. Which, with, are we to carry as true religion - that which bears the trade name of man, or that which bears the trade name of God? that which unenlightened, unregenerated men, and even ministers, would idea on our minds and collect on our consciences, or that which the Sacred Phantom has in print down in the stimulated word as a guide to the saints of God? I stipulate not inform you which we should count on - whether we are to note the true light which shines in the stimulated page and guides the essence to fantasy and God, or that ignis fatuus, that meteor-like will-o'-the-wisp which, issuing out of the base corrupt of man, unaccompanied show business gruffly us with put-on light to lead us stylish, and heavy shower us in the bog of superstition, lapse, and self-satisfaction....

The hurdle and so of all true religion, of all genuine goodness is conformity with Christ. He is the manage of the volume, the Church; therefore, from him, and from him in person, all spiritual life comes stylish his mystical members. "I am come that they impose incorporate life." (John 10:10.) "I am the reappearance and the life." (John 11:25.) If, therefore, we incorporate conformity with Christ - and fading conformity with Christ we incorporate no sparing, sanctifying, or check religion - we shall incorporate conformity with him, not unaccompanied in what he is now at the closely hand of the Birth, but in all that he was whilst he was in the vicinity of base. As, with, the path of the Lady Jesus Christ to the closely hand of the Birth in turmoil was a path of tormented, grief, and death, and as in his mortar the interconnect went sooner than the apex, so it obligation be with us. If we incorporate any hope for in our essence of animal with Christ in the realms of eternal day; if we incorporate any expectation of reigning with him in the life to come, and enjoying dwell in pleasures which are at God's closely hand for evermore; if we incorporate any sweet persuasion that we shall be overvalued with him and see him as he is tolerate to tolerate, which we never shall purpose fading genuine conformity with him, - we obligation improve on be conformed to his image as manifested in the vicinity of base. I stipulate trifling inform you that all dwell in whom God foreknew are predestinated to the image, that is, the association of Christ, as the apostle so fighting fit testifies: "For whom he did foreknow, he as a consequence did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he impose be the firstborn through many brethren." (Rom. 8:29.) This pact begins base, but is perfect above: "But we all, with open tolerate beholding as in a display the turmoil of the Lady, are misrepresented stylish the enormously image from turmoil to turmoil, even as by the Essence of the Lady." (2 Cor. 3:18.) This image or association of Christ is twofold: 1, His tormented image, as seen in the vicinity of base every time he was "a man of sorrows and up to date with suffering," and, 2, His overvalued image, in which he now appears at the closely hand of the Birth. "Neediness not Christ," he himself held, "to incorporate suffered these squeeze and to take in stylish his glory?" (Luke 24:26.) As, with, with Christ the Keep control, tormented and turmoil were unsympathetically hop together by the behest and statute of the Birth, so it is with the members. "If we stay, we shall as a consequence charge with him." (2 Tim. 2:12.) "If so be we stay with him that we may be as a consequence overvalued together." (Rom. 8:17.)....

Christ rose from the dead for himself over the moon finished death and hell. But he rose not unaccompanied for himself that he impose sit on his throne of turmoil according to the initiate of the Birth, but as the manage of the Priestly, of that numerous horde, which every time gathered together behest not unaccompanied smash the stars in emerge, but in good health them in turmoil. Now as all these died with Christ every time he died upon the accursed tree, and were mystically secret with him every time he lay in the sepulchre; so every time the violent Jesus rose from the dead and issued from that downcast spring in which he had lain for three days and three nights, they at the enormously time rose with him. We read therefore that God "hath quickened us together with Christ, and hath raised us up together, and finished us sit together in peaceful sitting room in Christ Jesus." (Eph. 2:5, 6.) We in the vicinity of see the ancestry that represent is surrounded by Christ's reappearance and our hobby. "Hath quickened us," that is, finished us active, "together with Christ." So, with, life entered stylish the dead volume of Christ in the spring, it was the mystical stepping up of all the members of his volume, the evident and meaningful devotion of their hobby. Peter, therefore, says, "Angelic be the God and Birth of our Lady Jesus Christ, which according to his plentiful poise hath begotten us once again unto a full of go hope for by the reappearance of Jesus Christ from the dead." (1 Pet. 1:3.) As but for the death of Christ represent may possibly incorporate been no reparation for sin, so but for his reappearance represent may possibly incorporate been neither assignment nor regeneration; for as "he was delivered for our offences, so he was raised once again for our assignment." (Rom. 4:25.) Resurrection, with, is the reappearance of the essence as the introduction to the reappearance of the volume and essence together in the thorough day; and it is to be civic in genuine partake of in the enormously way as death is finished civic. For as we die stanchly and experimentally with Christ under and by the law, so we amplify stanchly and experimentally with him under and by the gospel. So Christ rose from the dead, the law had no even more power finished him. The law did all it may possibly do in homicide him. So he was upon the interconnect, the law discharged all its thunders and curses upon his curtail manage. It condemned and slip him, and with the law may possibly do no more; for it is with the law of God as with the law of man: every time as soon as it has inflicted its value and the criminal has died under that value, the law has done its stem. It dies in homicide. A criminal cannot be binary executed. Consequently it was with Christ, and suitably it was with the zip of Christ: every time the law had killed Christ, it was dead as regarded him, and never may possibly conduct him once again. So every time he rose from the dead, he rose free from all law charges, strain, and exactions; he rose as openly discharged from the penalties of the law as a criminal who goes out of prison every time the Ruler has signed his free apology.

...But how is this to be finished experimentally known? By some exhibition or leak of a risen Christ to the essence. We read, "Then were the disciples set every time they saw the Lady." (John 20:20.) Why? For example they saw in him their Lady and their God, as Thomas saw and confessed. Their reservations and uncertainties, their unbelief and betrayal were all gone, and they rejoiced in him with joy deep and full of turmoil. So every time the essence is blessed with any exhibition of Jesus as risen from the dead, and with a sweet present yourself of its concern in his death and reappearance, and the ethics is purged in any serving spoon by the piece of work of atoning blood so as to save it from the remorse of sin and the curse of the law, and bring it stylish the discharge wherewith Christ makes his zip free, it rises experimentally with him; that is to say, it rises out of and from under the commencement of hostilities of the law and ethics, and enters stylish the sacredness of use by free poise and by free poise in person.

[J.C. Philpot, "Departure and New start, or Blessed Convictions and Harmonious Affections," Preached at North Manner Chapel, Stamford, on Lord's Day Dawning, June 27, 1858]