Jesus tried so hard to teach us how to live in harmony with God (the Father). Yet we have ignored some of his teachings that will ensure eternal life (salvation) in the presence of our heavenly Father. I write this because I do not want anyone to miss the boat when it is so easy to prevent.
Jesus told us to love our enemies so that we may be children of our Father in heaven. Is this an important teaching? If we do not abide by this teaching will we lose our ticket to heaven?
A Christian was asked if he would feed a hungry child. The Christian replied, "Sure if the child is a Christian."
Jesus taught that if we only love those who love us (or are Christian?) then how are we any different than the publicans? If we salute only our brethren, then we're just like everyone else. That's what the publicans do. Matthew 44-48.
So why did Jesus tell us to love our enemies so we could be children of our heavenly Father? It was because the only way we can love our enemies is when we have unconditional love resident in our hearts. And Jesus taught that the way to gain eternal life was to love God (the Father) with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength and to love our neighbor as ourselves, i.e. unconditional love.
Unconditional love in our hearts is the only key that will open the door to heaven to allow our admittance. It is time to stop judging others and thereby stopping our flow of love to them. If we stop our flow of love to others, we will lock ourselves out of heaven.
The joy of allowing God's love to flow freely and unconditionally through/from us to others is awesome. Once you experience this you will never want to let it go.
Blessings and warm thoughts.
Spiritual teachings of unconditional love leading to eternal life are taught in the book Red Hat Speaks by Dorothy K. Daigle. Red Hat Speaks can be ordered from any bookstore for $10.95. Let's not wait too long. We are in the end times. When the time is up, the place of our eternal destiny will be sealed.
Dorothy was taught by Cherokee elder and wisdom keeper, John Red Hat Duke, for over ten years in Keetoowah Cherokee spiritual ways, in Eastern philosophy, and in Judaism. She was raised Christian so she has a good working knowledge of Christianity. She now follows no religion, but strives to walk the Red Road spiritual path according to Jesus' teachings.
She received her call from Creator in the fall of '92, and was then taught by the great prophet Elijah for four years. She was given four assurances by Creator when He called her. She was told that she was anointed by the Holy One of Israel, that she would be protected until this work was done, that Creator would go before her whenever He sent her somewhere, and that she did not have to prove herself to anyone. She is one of God's two witnesses.
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