"How can the Infinite become the object of
"To glorify God is to
honor and participate in God's most glorious manifestation. God is known, after
all, as the Creator, and so to
glorify God is to revere and participate in that Creation. Our gifts are
creative gifts. The gifts of mind and hand that make us human,
the gift of life itself, enable us to
participate uniquely in the ongoing process of creation.
Our lives are a gift, and
the way to pass on that gift is to live
that life as beautifully as we are able." -
The word "God" and the word "Jehovah" are
not found anywhere in the original Biblical scriptures.
Jehovah is a
version of YHWH which is found in the Torah but not found in the New Testament.
The true name of the Hebrew God is transliterated as
El, Elah, Eloh, Eloah; in a plural form to
express grandeur, Elohim.
A god in Arabic is transliterated as Ilah.
Muslims believe that the actual name of God is Allah.
a divinity; a deity;
"He gave himself up
without enquiry to men like himself, whom his
prejudices induced him to
contemplate as beings of a superior
order, as gods upon Earth,
they profited by his ignorance,
took advantage of his prejudices,
corrupted him, rendered him vicious, enslaved him, and made him miserable." -
Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach No human individual
is perfect and no human individual need be put upon a pedestal of
an object idealized as significant
Invisible entities thought to own some incremental part of
nature or reality expressed themselves as
natural phenomena or took the
guise of an animal - and in Greece - humans.
As archaic consciousness
recognized all of nature was interconnected these beliefs were
transformed into a
monotheistic belief of the Creator taking the
form of a pregnant woman, a Mother
Goddess, who embodied the Creation of Life, who brought
prosperity through life to a
culture and who was analagous with the Earth.
We named her
The theory of God as
the Mother of Life and everything else is a natural concept.
filled and overburdened the ecological niches in the Middle East, after being
driven out of a drying Sahara, theories of the Nature of the Creator
morphed into one in which the template for the conceptual image was based on the Alpha
Male head of the tribe.
This Animal Kingdom
conceptual image is
clearly intended for a warlike people who
will be blessed when they gain control of an adjacent ecological niche,
allowing further expansion of the tribe.
the nature of the Creator is not
easily described it is easy to understand why a
conceptual image would
take the form of familiar objects that already exerted an
influence over the course of
People naturally project onto the Creator an
archetypical image of power or force already
existent in their natural conceptual image of reality.
The Bible shows
an amazing evolution or transformation of the conceptual image of the Creator.
Testament image of the Creator is a distinctly Hebrew image penned by the
Hebrews of Alexandria who took
up the narrative style of
The New Testament
image of the Creator is basically an amalgamation or synthesis of the mythical
modes of describing reality of the Egyptians, Persians, Greeks, Hebrews and,
finally, the Romans.
The evolution of the
conceptual image of the
Creator shows a change from one in which the Creator is the patriarch of
the tribe with warrior intentions to one in which the people are charged with
no longer being warriors but farmers as Rome needed a quarter cut of all
harvests to stay alive and, unlike
Alexander the III of
Macedonia, had no problem with conscripting legionaires. (Kinda like
getting 'contractors' in Iraq.)
story should be rewritten to say "In the beginning, man not understanding the the
Nature of the Creator created the concept of God in the image of
attributes of the
Creator Nothing is known to exist outside
Nothing can be known that exists outside Nature.
nothing can exist of be known to exist 'outside of nature' then
Creator exists that Creator must exist within nature.
being everywhere at
can only be had by being everywhere
Omniscience, as well, requires
being everywhere at once.
Existing everywhere at
once the Creator
The essence of the Creator exists
renewing all things.
All that lives is sacred - an extension of
"He who disbelieves this truth
is spoken of
as one devoid of understanding."
When people use the term 'God' they use
metaphorical examples, a necessity, in the
attempt to convey the abstract
concept of 'God', the transcendent,
consciousness spark that permeates
all of nature that embraces it.
The terms God and Nature are
interchangeable in the abstract conceptual thought of the
Conceptualizing Nature as evil
is equivalent to the worship a 'God' that resides 'outside of nature' only in
Teacher teaches 'Nature as an Evil' and asks you to fear
Teacher of Truth asks you to
Stand in Awe of your Creator and
a structural patterned order which makes
it possible for humans to accurately
predict future conditions.
Nature has provided
mankind in this age a very wide
understanding of the inner workings of many
Natural processes, from the
formation of suns down to the transfer of
electrons through a copper wire have a life
independent of, yet intimately interconnected, with all other
Natural processes are
not static; are always in flux,
in motion; have a life of their own.
Natural processes create a
exceedingly complex interplay that propels further evolution and transformation
attempted to quantify and qualify, in
processes of the human mind, all aspects of
Nature going so far as to define
Schools of Thought with Greek
titles - psychology,
recognition within Nature from the earliest days of mankind allowed men to
predict future occurrence based on current observation.
civilizations had some method of calculating the advent
of seasonal changes
from observation of celestial
Natural patterns recognized in nature would
be seen as having a force behind them that created natural
This gave rise to local deities that controlled local
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