SERMONETTE #9 1 MAY 1985 First Church of Computer Science 'The Road to Endor' Part III Con

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SERMONETTE #9 1 MAY 1985 First Church of Computer Science 'The Road to Endor' Part III Conclusion Hypnotic trance or mesmerism, named after Franz Mesmer, was received with wide acclaim in the Bridey Murphy incident. Past lives of this woman were revealed under hypnosis and the reinstating of the Hindu doctrine of reincarnation was recognized as a fact by some researchers and rejected by others as fanciful contrivances. Still some viewed it as proof of spirit possession as in the case of the three faces of EVE (multiple personalities). Previous to these modern episodes,the doctrine of reincarnation took on added meaning with the 'rising star' of Theosophy (Greek : theos - god and sophia - wisdom). Madame Blavatsky, the founder of this new secret doctrine, a very strong dominate woman of Russian decent , had studied in the Himalaya mountains of Tibet, under the tutilage of the adepts and 'Aviatars' (ascended masters), the hidden wisdom of life. Ancient Sanskrit manuscripts predicted the appearing of the reincarnation of Krishna. Madam Blavatsky discovered a young man that filled the Sanskrit description mentioned in the prophesy and brought him to the United States, where she hailed him Krishna Murti. This was the reincarnatin of the Krishna to this new age of enlightenment. However after a short while, when the glamour had worn off, the youth left the movement. The society was left very dissapointed. Madam Blavatsky, never the less, continued the metaphysical teachings of the society she had founded. Like Spiritualism and Hinduism, Theosophy taught esoteric mysteries like unto the Masonic and Rosicrucian orders. Only those who were worthy to partake of the teachings were allowed into the closed circle. This was accomplished by 'induction'. The astral body and the astral plane theory played a very important role in the new doctrine. The Elusian, Mythraic and Egyptian mysteries of the ancient civilizations were incorporated into her secret doctrine. Christianity was redressed in a garb more dignified. The nimbus or halo around Christ and the saints was renamed the 'aura' or energy field. This society is still in existance world wide. Physical and phychic phenomena are offered as proof of the madams revelations. A cloud of gypsy and psychics of the female gender appeared. The false prophets predicted in the bible also appeared on the scene. The true ministers recognized by God are those who preach the gospel. The priesthood was made null and void by the finished work of the atonement sacrifice of the great high priest who is God Himself (regardless what various religions say to the contrary).The priesthood was eleminated. The temple and church buildings had lost their meaning. It was discovered that we are the temple of the true and living God. In us is where he resides. He is the Master and the Teacher. We are all living stones built into this spiritual temple (I PET 2:4-9, REV 21:3). Made without hands. Jesus Christ the chief stone that the builders rejected is now the corner stone. He is the missing capstone atop the great pyramid of Egypt, Gizeh. The Sphinx breaks its long silence and shouts the mystery of the ages: "behold the God Man!" Jesus Christ the redeemer of the world, Jehovah himself has this to say: This is the true Prophet, Priest and King (Melkisedek)(HEB 7:3,17,27) remains a faithful high priest forever. Those who travel the highway called the 'Kings Highway' shall enter into the Holy of Holys. The whole work of universal salvation was completed and the capstone was placed on top of the great pyramid when Jesus cried out: 'TELESTAI' (It is finished (JOH 19:30, REV 21:6))! AMEN AFFIRMATION : Father we thank thee for thy faithful guide. I along with all my fellow man acknowledge our sin of ignorance in not recognizing the 'sign' of the Son of Man in Heaven. But God who is all merciful, knowing our frame, is generous in His love that surpasses all understanding. Forgive us all. PASTOR : Micheal A. Tanous COPYRIGHT (c) 1985 by Michael A. Tanous

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