Category Archives: Protestant
Interpretation: When the minds of the world become purified of dusts, then God will give the gift of heaven. The world will attain the Joyous life.
Tenrikyo /The Truth of Heaven
THE TRUTHS OF HEAVEN/Tenrikyo Do you have an illness that doctors or medicine cannot cure? What if I tell you that whatever your illness is, it can be cured! You are probably thinking that this is some kind of scam. No, … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /Why We Suffer 2
THE TRUTHS OF HEAVEN Why do people suffer? Why do good people suffer, and why do evil people appear to have joy? Why are some people afflicted by cancer? Why does an innocent child die? Why do people get into severe … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /Why Do We Suffer?
Why do people suffer? Why do good people suffer, and why do evil people appear to have joy? Why are some people afflicted by cancer? Why does an innocent child die? Why do people get into severe accidents? Are these … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /Santa Claus Sees All
When I was small, I believed in Santa Claus. I was told that Santa Claus sees everything that we do, from the good stuff to the bad stuff. I was often fearful at Christmas to find what I had under … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /Galatians 6-7
If the world believed in reincarnation and causality (karma, cause and effect, innen), what a great world it would be. Could you imagine a world that would use its resources to help each other? It would be heaven on earth! … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /God Does Not Punish
When I was young, I was afraid of God. This may have originated from my mom telling me that God was giving me bachi (punishment) for my behaviors when I was little. Any illness or suffering was a bachi from … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /Happiness in a Bottle?
How do we become happy, where everything feels good? There are “cloudy days” that whatever you do you feel gloomy, and depressed, while there are “sunny days” where one feels great no matter what is occurring around you. Some will … Continue reading
Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo)
I wonder why religion makes finding God so difficult. One has to go through a plethora of ancient books, many times translated and interpreted many times before it reaches us. This is why an individual truly trying to find God … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /Women and Men are Equal
It is interesting watching the political debates, with each side pointing a finger on how badly they treat women. The following is from the Anecdotes of Oyasama concerning the treatment and respect of women. Once Oyasama had heard that a … Continue reading