Category Archives: truth

The Easy Path to Salvation

In the Book of Prophecy (Fudesaki), it is said that the path to salvation is a difficult path. Why is it so difficult? People are always looking for: the easy paths, easy jobs, and easy ways to make money. They … Continue reading

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The Prayer to Save All Mankind

How do we find joy in this world? It is obvious that power or money does not deliver us lasting joy. We read tragedies and misfortunes about the rich and famous. Can alcohol or drugs produce joy? We see the … Continue reading

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Illness as a Marvelous Blessing?

Sometimes what we wish for does not come to fruition. Some will try to placate us by telling us that better things are planned for us. For example, that lottery jackpot that we missed again may be a blessing in … Continue reading

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The Truths of Heaven

True sincerity is said to be the truth of heaven. Causality is also said to be the truth of heaven. What is the relationship between causality and true sincerity? The principle of causality states that good thoughts and behavior results … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Truth

The Christmas Carol the Scrooge gives us hope. It is a story of a man that was pure in the beginning, but life experiences had made him selfish, arrogant, and greedy. By the gift of God, he was able to … Continue reading

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Are we on God’s side?

Throughout history, we have had many conflicts, wars among countries, religious schisms, gang rivalries, and individual retributions. How do we end these conflicts? In the Tip of the Writing Brush (Ofudesaki) is the following: God sincerely desires only to end … Continue reading

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Verse of the Week

UNDERSTANDING CAUSALITY OPENS THE PATH TO JOY. CAUSALITY EXPLAINS WHY WE SUFFER OR HAVE JOY. NO MATTER HOW DESPERATE OUR CONDITION MAY APPEAR, WE CAN PLANT GOOD SEEDS NOW THAT WILL BLOSSOM INTO JOY. God will begin to help the … Continue reading

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