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Is Faith Good

What does a distorted mirror have to do with religion?  In the Book of Prophecy (Ofudesaki), God throughout the sacred book tells us that we do not understand him.  The following is from the Book of Prophecy: Though I have … Continue reading

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God’s Gift to Mankind

Someone once asked me what makes the Heaven’s Truth Religion (Tenrikyo Religion) so different from other religions. I remember hesitating and trying to come up with an answer that would try to convince them of the uniqueness of our church. … Continue reading

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A World too Arrogant to Believe in Causality

Throughout the sacred books, God reminds us that we do not understand? What is it that we do not understand? We do not understand the concept of causality and reincarnation. God also tells us that without understanding causality, one cannot … Continue reading

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Suppose

Suppose one can heal one’s own illnesses and disease. Suppose one can do this by eliminating greed, arrogance, and self love from one’s minds. Suppose there is a prayer that asks God to help us with this difficult task. Suppose … Continue reading

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Have faith in God

Why is faith tenuous and wavering? The answer may lie in the law of “cause and effect”. What we sow, we reap. Evil (greed, arrogance, and self love) thoughts and actions bring forth suffering and pain.  Throughout time, man has questioned … Continue reading

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How do we spread the truth?

Sometimes it is very difficult to spread God’s teachings. Some go door to door with pamphlets hoping for a chance that the occupants would open the door. Others place their message on bill boards hoping to gain converts. I remember … Continue reading

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Blind faith

In this world, there are many that are adamant on their beliefs concerning religion. Even from the same religion, there are people that interpret the teachings differently, and have their own beliefs. Because of their stubborn and unwavering faith, it … Continue reading

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