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Is God Trying to Guide Us?

We who are followers of the Heaven’s Truth (Tenrikyo) religion must be very cautious in interpreting what occurs every day. When suffering or inconvenience occurs, is it due to causality, or is it God’s guidance? I often hear people say … Continue reading

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God’s Guidance

In many of the sacred books, there are accounts of miraculous healings that were performed by the prophets. Even today there are religions that advocate the healing of illness by prayer. But there are also instances where the prophets could … Continue reading

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A Prayer For God’s workings (verse 17-74)

In the Book of Prophecy (Ofudesaki), God tells us that he will begin to work in saving all mankind. God will begin to perform marvelous salvations. Even the date of January 26, 1887 is given as the special day. But … Continue reading

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God’s Truths

Many people wonder why the promised time has not come.  Why are our prayers not answered? In the Tip of the Writing Brush is the following: Step by step, I have taught the truth of single-heartedness with God.  But you … Continue reading

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Don’t Kill the Messenger/revised

What if the world is a reflection of our minds?  The problems at work, the unexpected sufferings are all the results of our minds.  The delivery of these sufferings may be from people familiar to us, or may even be … 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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God’s Guidance

Life decisions are sometimes very difficult. Sometime we want a sign from God if we are taking the right path; an occurrence of a rainbow for approval, and lightning and thunder for God’s disapproval. But of course these are natural … Continue reading

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