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OFUDESAKI 7-5

Interpretation: Kami taru refers to those who do not know God’s truth. They believe that they can do anything as long as they do not get caught, or do not care if they get caught. This is called the worldly … Continue reading

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God Does Not Punish

God tells us that suffering or illness comes from our minds in song 10 of the Mikagura-uta.  Most people when they are ill, or when their children are ill, will vehemently argue with you when you tell them that illness … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-4

Interpretation: I believe it is saying that when the permanent Kanrodai is erected, there will not be anything unknown to everyone. Everyone will understand that human beings were created to live the Joyous life.

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We Must Understand Our Own Hearts

There was a post recently from someone stating that God does not use illness to punish people. Yes, I would agree with that statement, because in the Ofudesaki God tells us that it is our own hearts that brings upon … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 6-132

Interpretation: Illness as guidance will be shown to the people we have spread God’s truth to. This will help them understand what their own hearts reveal, to help them purify their minds.

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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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