Category Archives: Heaven’s Truth Church

OFUDESAKI 7-101

Interpretation: I believe that God compares our minds to the mind of Oyasama when we perform the Joyous Service. This is why, when finding the location of the Kanrodai, the early followers who had a pure mind stopped at the … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-98

Interpretation: God has told us that illness, like smallpox should not exist in this world. God also tells us illness originates from the mind. If we can remove dusts from our minds, we can eliminate illness. God has descended from … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-96

Interpretation: From the previous verse, when we sweep our minds of our dusts, we will become spirited. When we get to this stage, God tells us to perform the Joyous Service.

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The Mirror

I am always surprised at what information I find when I continue to study our sacred scriptures, both the Ofudesaki and Mikagura-uta. In todays post on the Mikagura-uta Study Group on Facebook, I was surprised to find how different my … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-95

Interpretation: For the early followers, God through Oyasama taught the early followers how to perform the Joyous Service. To prepare for this Service, God is telling us to purify our minds by understanding what comes from our hearts or mune. … Continue reading

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We Are Hypocrites

We are all hypocrites. This concerns most religions, but I will talk about my religion. In Tenrikyo, God specifically tells us that illness comes from the mind. The following is from the Ofudesaki and the Mikagura-uta.   Whatever happens, what … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-94

Interpretation: This translation is different from Church Headquarters, as I translate yoki, as expectation instead of joy. The expectations are God’s workings of helping other people understand the heart, and God’s teachings. These expectations will only appear if we perform … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-93

Interpretation: How this complete joy will occur, is written in the Ofudesaki. God descended from heaven to give us this complete joy. First we must purify our own minds by understanding the mune or heart. Then we must spread the … Continue reading

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Illness Comes from your Mind

Ever since the beginning of human beings, there has been much effort and resources to find cures for illnesses. Millions and possibly billions of dollars have been spent to find the cure for cancer, and other maladies that affect us. … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 6-123

Interpretation: People tend to forget or refuse what is taught to them because of the dusts in their minds. These dusts are the thoughts of regret, covetousness, self-love, greed, and arrogance. These are the thoughts that affect our behavior, especially … Continue reading

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