Category Archives: Heaven’s Truth Church

Shirizoku

I would like to discuss the word shirizoku, which is utilized in the Ofudesaki. The English translation is withdraw. I lhave always wondered why God will withdraw from a person. God in a few passages tell us God has been … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 6-14

Interpretation: Everyone is in a haze because they cannot understand their own hearts. This is the reason that God was preparing the early followers to perform the Joyous Service. God wants to save everyone in the world. But again, we … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 6-11

Interpretation: God through Oyasama’s writing in the Ofudesaki, speaks to the early followers. The writings in the Ofudesaki are still relevant in our daily lives. All the instructions to save ourselves and the world are all written in the Ofudesaki.

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OFUDESAKI 6-6

Interpretation: This place refers to where the Kanrodai is. This is where God accepts our prayer, the Joyous Service.

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OFUDESAKI 6-4

Interpretation: God is telling us that there is a plan to save everyone in the world. This will bring upon the “Joyous life” for the world.

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OFUDESAKI 6-3

Interpretation: Everything written in the Ofudesaki is true. These are the words of God. When one calms the mind, one can understand reasoning.

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OFUDESAKI 6-2

Interpretation: God is instructing us to have faith in God as a loving Parent. God already has a positive plan for all of us.

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The Truth to Happiness

In the Ofudesaki, God gives us the ingredients to the Joyous life. This information is free for all to see. There is no donations needed, pilgrimage to a holy site, sacrifice or prostration before God. The following is from tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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Avoiding Blind Faith

People often talk about how faith is important; but blind faith is dangerous. In the Tenrikyo religion, our faith is based on the Ofudesaki.  We believe that these verses come from God.  God tells us that God will use reason … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Understand the Soul

The soul contains our fate and our pattern of thoughts. Our fate is our destiny, or what eventually our bodies are confronted with in life.  Our thought patterns are arrogance, regret, greed, miserliness, and self-love.  We all have these thought … Continue reading

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