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New Spiritual Era

I see a new spiritual era coming.
The big Televangelists are fading away, mega churches will become less popular.
The Religious rockstars are of the past, healing ministries will also become irrelevant.
So what does the future hold?
The Holy Spirit is moving out of the buildings and into the hearts – so to speak.
God is moving unprecedented in establishing and making known his Kingdom is within us.
Anonymous individuals will soon be springing up all over , sharing the love of Jesus and healing the public.
These ambassadors for Christ will have no agendas other than sharing our Loving God.
Many of you reading this are ready sensing this calling.
You are not alone, this is the Spirit leading you.
Be bold, be brave, have no fear, for you are about to witness amazing acts of God.
Dan Shaffer

Whole new world opening up!

You create your world

Two worlds or two perceptions?

Only two PERSPECTIVES. (Brian Lawrence)
Jesus is our true identity, not a separate being. When we are baptized, immersed into Christ, that does not imply that we invite some exterior being into us, but rather ressurect that which lays dormant in us. When we “receive” the identity of being a son of God, we “step into” all that Christ is. Christ is the state of being that is the new creation. It is the end of living by what our five senses dictate, and entering into a world in which we believe unto. The true self is Christ. The false self is the ego, which is driven by lack, separation, and sensory experience. To live as Christ, is to live in one’s imagination. Not that Christ is imaginary in the traditional sense, but experiential life is born out of our thoughts and beliefs. So when I say perspectives, I mean that we only have two ways of “seeing” things. We can either go on believing that we are some entity that is dropped into some drama or play that has been ongoing since the beginning of recorded history, and we are subject to what surrounds us, or we can live from the knowledge that we live FROM our beliefs, and once we are attuned to the foundational belief that we are sons of God, and that creation is only an outpicturing of what we hold true, we can create our experience out of love, and do the same for others. However, this understanding is “held back” if you will, until Christ is fully formed in the individual. If not then an immature believer could “weaponize” it, and destroy themselves and others. Bottom line is that you create your world. It is the forming of Christ, in us, that is the theme of life.
There is only one true perspective, but as many experiences as there are people. I have my own interpretation of what this life is for, but I by no means teach it as absolute truth. The foundational belief that is the rock that is irrefutable is that I AM a son of God. Many people live all of their lives without this revelation. They strive and strain, never resting. We don’t have to die physically to live in the peace of God. Our egos have to die though. This third part of our being is characterized in the story of Lucifer and the third of heaven falling to the 3D realm. This deception causes us to respond to what we see as if we
are not the creators of all that we see.

I could go on about this, but I have to paint my outdoor shower. Thank you for sharing my post Robin Starbuck. We share a common understanding of the gospel. Blessings.
Brian Lawrence

Mercury

Look within

HEY, I KNOW YOU !!

Nothing in your life
Can prevent you
From the benefit
Of God-consciousness!
Look within.

He’s in you
Whether you like it or not,
Know it or not
Want it or not!
Look within.

Are you entirely happy?
Entirely healthy? Or wealthy?
God created you out of the
Substance of Himself.
Look within.

Oh, there’s nothing you’ve gotta do
To make this so. He adores you
Right now, as you are!
Just look at you!
Look within.

You belong to God
For whatever that’s worth
And believe me, it’s worth
A helluva lot!
Look within.

Anytime you want love
And life, and truth, and peace
And joy, and power, and freedom
And happiness that never quits on you,
Look within.

Evil has no hold on you
– Never did, never will.
Look deeply inside and you’ll see
There’s God, loving you.
Look within.

Look within
Look within

Be changed!

Do you enjoy
Listening to
Enlightened speakers
Preach and preach
And preach some more
And when you’re done
You go about your affairs
Uplifted a bit but basically
Pretty much unchanged?
BE CHANGED !!
MEDITATE DEEPLY
ON WHAT YOU’VE LEARNED
CALL IT ALL FORTH AGAIN
AND SEE IT REPLACING
YOUR ‘OLD MAN’ THINKING
F O R E V E R M O R E !!

James 1:22-25 KJV
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. [23] For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: [24] For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. [25] But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein , he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Neville’s degree of Consciousness

If the world were to awaken to Neville’s degree of Consciousness, the ever-present Kingdom of God would be seen in all its glory and Christ Jesus’ finished work would become clearly visible to all.
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Whatever circumstance that you may be going through, consider the work of the Lord. Everything around us is meant to work together for our good. Even if, from our limited perspective, we ask God, “How is this working towards my good?”

Life seems difficult because it is through the trials and tribulations that rare characteristics, as refined gold, can emerge from our innermost being. These characteristics are born from adversity, and are tools that we use further on down our journey of life. Are you experiencing a trial? As Graham Cooke says, “Consider it as an upgrade!”

We move from faith to faith, and glory to glory. Faith is always a now thing. However, the faith that sustains us now is constantly growing and expanding. The rate at which our faith is constantly growing and expanding is in direct proportion to the amount “needed” to meet whatever demand that arises. This is the nature of Grace. It comes at us in waves that is referred to in John 1:16 which says “Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.” From this understanding, we can “learn” to never fear. As David says “I have been young, and now I am old, but one thing has stayed true, I have never seen the righteous forsaken, or seen his seed begging for bread.”

So in this time of seeming uncertainty, take heart and DO NOT FEAR! We are crossing a threshold into new ways of understanding the God that resides in us. We cannot use the manna of yesterday to sustain us today. We must trust that whatever we need will arise as we stay in faith. The key is to not look outside of yourself, but look to Christ, in you, the hope of glory, which has taken up residence in your heart. We are in for quite a ride, but you have been well equipped for this race. Believe this, and it shall be so…….selah……….
Brian Lawrence

NEVILLE  GODDARD
NEVILLE GODDARD

Neville Goddard

Neville Goddard
Born 19 February [O.S. 19 February] 1905
St. Michael, Barbados in the British West Indies
Died 1 October 1972 (aged 67)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Author, Lecturer
Known for Metaphysics and New Thought teachers
Children Joseph Neville Goddard (first marriage), Victoria “Vicky” Goddard (second marriage)
Parents Joseph and Wilhelmina Goddard
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Neville Lancelot Goddard (1905-1972) was an influential Metaphysics teacher and New Thought/New Age author.[1]
Biography
Neville Goddard was born on 19 February 1905 in St. Michael, Barbados in the British West Indies, to Joseph Nathaniel Goddard,[2][3] a merchant, and Wilhelmina Nee Hinkinson.[4][5] Neville was the fourth child in a family of nine boys and one girl.
In 1922 he came to the United States on board the S.S. Vasari to study drama at the age of seventeen. He became a dancer, and during this time he married his first wife, and they had a son together,[6] named Joseph Neville Goddard.[7] While touring with his dance company in England he developed an interest in metaphysics after striking up a conversation with a Scotsman who lent him a series of books on the powers of the mind. Upon his return to New York he gave up the entertainment industry to devote his full attention to the study of spiritual and mystical matters.
Neville Goddard’s first marriage was short lived, and he remained single for years until in the 1930s he met his second wife, who was a designer.[6] After they married, they had a daughter named Victoria or “Vicky”.[8] In 1943, he was drafted into the U.S. Army at age 38,[9] which he did not want, especially since he felt he was too old to become a soldier and had a wife and daughter at home to take care of. Through the power of imagination, as Neville told it in his March 24, 1972 lecture,[9] he was honorably discharged after just a few weeks of training. One consequence of his brief Army training was that he received full United States citizenship, having been a British citizen up to this point.[9]
Abdullah
Goddard’s interest in esoteric interpretations of the Bible deepened after he met Abdullah, an Ethopian Jew who lectured on Esoteric Christianity and taught both Goddard and Joseph Murphy. Neville went to hear him somewhat under protest to satisfy the constant urging of a friend, saying “I recall the first night I met Abdullah. I had purposely delayed going to one of his meetings because a man whose judgement I did not trust had insisted on my attendance. At the end of the meeting, Ab approached me and said: ‘Neville, you are six months late.’ Startled, I questioned how he knew my name, when he said: ‘The brothers told me you would be here six months ago.’ Then he added: ‘I will remain until you have received all that I must give you. Then I will depart.’ He, too, may have longed to go, but he had to wait for me.”[10][11] From this introduction, Neville studied with Abdullah learning Hebrew, the Kabbalah, and the hidden symbolic meaning of Scripture.[12]
Lectures
After traveling extensively throughout the United States, Neville eventually made his home in Los Angeles where, in the 1950s, he gave a series of talks on television and radio, and for many years lectured regularly to capacity audiences at the Wilshire Ebell Theater.[13] In the 1960s and early 1970s, he confined most of his lectures to Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.
In his early lectures and books Neville dealt solely with what he called The Law, the technique of creating one’s physical reality through imagining. It is this portion of his expression that most closely accords with the teachings of the New Thought movement. In describing The Law, Neville related how he made a sea voyage from New York to see his family in Barbados during the Depression, without any money of his own.[14]
He related how, by the use of imaginal power, he was honorably discharged from military service to continue his lectures during World War II.[15] He gave his audiences in San Francisco in the 1950s and 1960s accounts of how others had made use of The Law.[16] He discussed it on television in the Los Angeles area, saying, “Learn how to use your imaginal power, lovingly, on behalf of others, for Man is moving into a world where everything is subject to his imaginal power.”
The Promise and The Law
In the year 1959, he began to experience what he called “The Promise.” He later wrote, “I did not know of The Promise until I began to experience it and have it unfold within me beginning that summer and continuing during the next three-and-one-half years. And this is Scriptural; read it in the Book of Daniel where it is referred to as ‘a time, times, and a half.’ It comes to 1260 days in your experience of it.”
In the latter part of the 1960s and early 1970s Neville gave more emphasis to The Promise than to The Law. One could use imaginal power to change one’s circumstances, he said, but it would be temporary, “…and will vanish like smoke.” He went on to explain that The Promise superseded The Law, claiming “Oh, you can use it [The Law] to make a fortune, to become known in the world, all these things are done, but, your true purpose here is to fulfil Scripture.” After subordinating The Law to The Promise, he became as eager to hear accounts by those who had experienced The Promise, and sharing such accounts, as he had earlier of those with The Law.
Neville’s theological view of The Promise includes both the cosmology of union with the Godhead after death, and future restoration for those who do not accept The Promise during their lives. Of The Promise, he said “You do not earn it; it is a gift, it is all grace. God’s promise is unconditional; God’s law is conditional.”[17] and comes in its own good time. If you do not experience it in this life, he said, “You pass through a door, that’s all that death is, and — you are restored to life instantly in a world like this, just this world” [and] you go on there with the same problems you had here with no loss of identity – not old, not blind, not crippled, if you depart this life that way, but young.” In this restorationist afterlife, he said of people there, “They grow, and they marry, and they die there, too, with all the fear of death that we have here. And if they die there without experiencing The Promise, they are restored to life again and again in a place best suited to the work yet to be done in them. And it continues until ‘Christ be formed in You’ and as ‘Sons of The Resurrection’ you leave this world of death never to enter it again.”
In response to questions about the fear of eternal hell and damnation that many have, Neville replied with a quote from Scripture, “’Not one shall be lost in all my holy mountain.’ You are God and how could God eternally condemn Himself?” Until we awaken and make this discovery, he said, we are privileged to use a Law, given by God, to “cushion the blows of life.”[11] The Law, stated succinctly is this, In Neville’s words: “Imagining creates reality”.[18][19]
In the last years of his life he said, “I know my time is short. I have finished the work I have been sent to do and I am now eager to depart. I know I will not appear in this three-dimensional world again for The Promise has been fulfilled in me. As for where I go, I will know you there as I have known you here, for we are all brothers, infinitely in love with each other.”[20]
Neville Goddard died at the age of 67 on October 1, 1972, in Los Angeles. His work is being preserved on the Internet.
References
^ Goddard, N. and Vitale, J. (2005) At Your Command. Morgan James Publishing. p. 11.
^ Neville Lecture I Remember When 04/19/1968
^ Neville Goddard – I REMEMBER WHEN Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Neville Lecture #62 God’s Wisest Creature 09/20/1968 Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Neville Goddard – GOD’S WISEST CREATURE Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ a b Who is Neville Goddard?
^ Foundation Stone, Lecture
^ The Law Of Identical Harvest, Lecture
^ a b c Rearrange The Mind, Lecture, March 24, 1972
^ Neville Lecture #66 Power and Wisdom 10/04/1968 Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ a b Neville Goddard POWER AND WISDOM Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Neville Goddard 1953 – Changing The Feeling Of “I” Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Who is Neville? Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Neville Goddard – 1948 Lesson 3 – Thinking Fourth-Dimensionally Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Neville Goddard THE STATE OF VISION Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Neville Lecture The Law 11/20/1959
^ Neville Goddard GOD’S PROMISE TO MAN Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Neville Goddard IMAGINING CREATES Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
^ Neville Lecture #54 Imagining Creates 06/03/1968
^ Neville Goddard – NO OTHER GOD Archived 19 January 2011 at WebCite
External links
Prayer The Art of Believing Book (Read Online)
Your Faith Is Your Fortune Book ( Read Online )
At Your Command Book ( Read Online )
Awakened Imagination & The Search Book ( Read Online )
Feeling Is The Secret Book ( Read Online )
Freedom For All Book ( Read Online )
Out Of This World Book (Read Online)
Seedtime and Harvest Book ( Read Online)
The Law and the Promise Book ( Read Online)
The Power of Awareness Book ( Read Online)
Free Neville Goddard Audios on Youtube
Free Neville Goddard Lectures and Audios
How To Use Your Imagination – Neville Goddard
Complete Neville Goddard scanned books at the Internet Archive
The Power of Awareness by Neville Goddard
Neville Goddard Text Archive
“Feeling is the Secret” by Neville Goddard
Neville Goddard Audio Lectures
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Inner conversations

Have you been cheated?
Badly?
Repeatedly?
And you just can’t let it go?
May I ask you one question, please?
Who would you rather have restore you –
Him or her?
Or, God?
Talk to yourself differently now:
“Thank God I’m completely whole and free,
And so far above my self of yesterday.
I don’t need Jan or Jon to change anything
As I am soaring so far above all of that
And can now look upon everyone
With the tenderest love and compassion
And be exactly who God created me to be.