Category Archives: faith

Why Do We Suffer/ revisited

Sometimes when people read my old blogs, I review them and add to what was written. This is a blog written in May of 2013. Consider the books in God’s library.  In each book, the first and last pages are … Continue reading

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What is Salvation?

What is salvation work? In a recent lecture by a Tenrikyo reverend, he considered salvation work as anything that helps others. Even helping someone carry his or her suitcase may be considered salvation work. According to him, a smile can … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters as a result of God’s Wrath

How does God communicate his disapproval with us? In the Book of Prophecy (Ofudesaki), God tells us that the anger and regret of God is manifested by severe weather and geological disturbances. In this world, landslides, thunder, earthquakes, And great … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Truth for Dummies

Believe that God descended from Heaven to help mankind remove evil from his or her heart. Believe in causality and reincarnation and our bodies are borrowed from God; our souls live forever. Remove evil (greed, arrogance, and self love) from … Continue reading

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Evil is like Dust

How difficult is it to change one’s behavior, like the suppression of anger? How difficult is it for one to resist anger when confronted with obstacles? God compared these evils of the mind to dusts that accumulate on physical surfaces. … Continue reading

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True Sincerity as the Truth of Heaven

True sincerity is a mind that accepts sufferings and inconveniences in life with joy and without worry. The path of true sincerity is a difficult path. Who among us can accept suffering and inconvenience with joy? How can we accept … Continue reading

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A Prayer for God’s Workings

In the Book of Prophecy (Ofudesaki), God tells us that he will begin to work in saving all mankind. Even the date of January 26, 1887 is given as the special day. God promises that he will do “Marvelous workings” … Continue reading

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