concern about material success where personal pleasure pride and ego matters a
lot to you.
righteousness, compassion for others, peacefulness and joy.
“No” camp, then this article will be relatively easier to comprehend. If you
are the “Yes” camp, hopefully this article can change your perception, even if
it’s effect is comparable to a mustard seed.
important part in our lives. There is absolutely nothing wrong working hard and
earning money for our living. Neither is having lots of money sinful in proper channel.
strength and wisdom are supposed to be good. However if we use strength to
oppress and enslave people, then it is not good. Likewise, if you use wisdom to
cheat, then it is evil. So it is the mis-handling of money that can be harmful.
money so much that large part of your life is being dictated by it or motivated
by it, then it can be dangerous. This attitude towards material wealth is
normally prevalent when pride and ego prevails over humility and
lips that you are not over-indulging in money. Most are today. Search your heart and review your
trapped in a little prison called “self” within their heart.
which makes you love MONEY so that you can buy self PLEASURES.
love of self is the fundamental problem of today’s society. All other problems such
as immorality and ethical corruptions stem from it. Unfortunately, self-love
is a carnal nature in all humans. It is inborn and once it transgresses to ethical
corruptions, it will always get worse and is always irreversible. Therefore the sad
truth is that the world with the fleshy nature of human beings can only be
uglier and uglier.
day, men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud,
blasphemers, and be rebellious to parents. More and more family and marriage
relationships will be broken. People will also be ungrateful and without
natural affection. There will be more slandering, unrestraint and fierce solely
for self-interest. People who do good will be skeptically despised upon. More
betrayals will take place even within close ones. Ultimately, people will be lovers
of pleasures more than anything else.
Who can help us?
turn to when these evil doings take place? The masses will turn to their
government and politicians? Others will rely on scientific breakthrough? Or
doctors, lawyers, and the list goes on…..
think anyone have the remedy for the problems of humanity today? Perhaps, there
will then emerge one leader who claims that he/she will have the solution. The crowd
will then be mesmerized and believe in him/her.
Let you NOT be the one being fooled, for his/her solution will be the
worst it ever done before.
Like all evil things, it will only provide temporary goodness, but the permanent end result is destruction!
When will be the perilous times?
perilous times come? Nobody will know. Anyone who gives you a date/time, that person
is certainly a bluff. Do not listen to him! All we know is things will become
fiercer or brewing to become fiercer and fiercer, even during calm times.
worse than WW2?
thousands and hundreds of years ago in different parts of the world and so many
people are killed back then. In the last century, the Great Depression and the
two World Wars were fearsome.
anything be worse than those events?
world has been calmer after World War 2. But this does not mean that the world
has been edified since then. Many more terrifying problems that appear good on
its cover have been looming behind the scene in the last many decades.
The advance in technology, internet, global monetary systems (with USD as
reserve currency) etc are making the world inseparable today. Globalization is
fantastic if the world is sanctified. On the contrary if the world is corrupted
rife with immorality, the effect can be undesirable.
things to turn out better will be useless. The problems will not go away. The
only thing you can pray is for you not to live in an era where the worst will
happen. However, for those who have descendants, this cannot be avoided.
people around us, if not the worldly problems.
what are sins? Greed, pride, self-centrededness, adultery, sexual immorality, impurity, lewdness,
idolatry, sorcery, hatred, causing dissent, jealousy, rage, selfishness,
heresies, envy, murders, drunkenness, fervent carousing etc.
loving to even strangers, caring, forgiving, peaceful, and patient. We
should infuse ourselves with righteousness, gentleness, goodness, faith,
meekness, and self-control for peace, joy and abundance will then follow. Give
more thanks and speak words of goodness over words of insult from the mouths.
Many illnesses are also result of the aforementioned sins we committed or our past generations committed such that we are cursed. So don’t think that you are a law-abiding citizen, never committed any evil, or harm anyone, you are not sinful? Even your strong personal will, believing in yourself only can be big sin that can lead to sickness too! That is why so many people who always believe in “mind over body” eventually ended up in hospital. It is not a coincident or accident. It is self-created illness.
above-mentioned, you have to stop loving yourself too much!
conceited. Be humble, for pride and ego is one of the biggest sins, many are
unaware. Stop doing everything to glorify yourself and make yourself the idol for others to satisfy your pride and self-centeredness. These attitudes will
cause downfall. If sinned, confess and
turn over a new leaf. Proclaim your old self died!
knowledge of Truth
with the knowledge of the “Truth”. It is not just to make you wiser. Instead,
it is to make belief, be prepared, do the correct things, and most important of
all, lead the correct way of life. Have faith in your believing of the “Truth” for that can be overflowing with goodness, peace and joy.
spread the grace and help people in need. Your spiritual well-being will be rewarded.
you are neither the richest, nor most famous or powerful, for the abundance in
life is righteousness with knowledge of the truth, faith, peace and joy. You
will then automatically be blessed with health and no lacking of prosperity.