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Author: Bertha Dudde 1.4.1891 - 18.9.1965
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Book 60 5405
The narrow way.
2. and 4. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5405.
I want to live in you; I want to rule in your hearts, but with a love, which is to make you happy. I want to be in you. This my presence also makes you to my children; then I have come to mine, and they have received me. My whole love belongs to you, you who dwell as my creatures on this earth, it looks after you and leads you ways, which indeed are often stony and laborious to cover. I lead you, and yet I again stand at the destination and expect you. You therefore have my perpetual help, and no-one can say, to have never experienced my help. But so he does not follow my loving push and my love call, he remains behind, and those who follow me win a wide lead and they reach the destination. I myself take them to my father heart and introduce them to my house the child has found home to the father, from whom it was endless long time far away for which he is to be blamed. He has now finally found back, because he has walked on the only way, which leads to me the way of love. But this way is not easy to go; it offers no enticements, no feast for the eyes; it is not level and to go effortlessly, but it must be climbed step by step, because it leads steep upwards and because many obstacles must be moved away before, before it gets passable. But it is passable, because a leader goes all the time next to you, supporting and protecting you, supplying you with power, when you want to fail. Full of love his words give comfort; he takes your load, which you must bear; carefully he leads you over dangerous rocks; he is constantly your companion. Therefore you can reach the destination, provided that you have the will to it. But now it is well possible for you to direct your looks towards the broad way, and this broad way can easily appear to you desirable to you, for it is hemmed in by pleasures and enjoyments of all kind. The most loving pictures entice the walker to dare a leap from the narrow, difficult passable way to the broad enticing road, where many romp about in the enjoyment of the world. The temptation is very great, and quite many cannot resist it. He leaves the laborious way, and he is always helped over to the broad way. For everywhere stand figures, who wave to him and offer him the hand; who are glad to be able to entice the walker away from the narrow way. But the broad way does not lead to the same destination it leads downwards, so sure as the narrow way leads upwards.
This picture makes it clear to you that the last destination is only reached through overcoming; that it costs a certain fight with oneself and with the difficulties, which put themselves in the way. To the last destination man can only arrive, when he takes it seriously; when he does not pay attention to all difficulties; when he directs his eye upwards only, where I am in prospect for him as most marvellous destination. (4.6.1952) Then I myself carry his feet over the obstacles; then he does not see them, but shiningly his look clings to me, me who stretches his hand out to him, to which he can follow; which guides him to the end of the way. But how different is the life of those, who walk on different ways. How many joys and pleasures can the one record, how many privations, sufferings and hardships the other. The days fashion themselves varied for the one, while the other only sees the trouble with him and with others and he carries apart from his own load still the load of fellowmen, because love drives him to it. But in future comes the repayment, and it will be as man himself desired it and as he has submitted his desire to proof. Spiritual goods will receive, who has striven spiritually, who has not forgotten me over all hardship, but undeterred came up to me. But those who walk the broad way suddenly see that it ends in the deep. The deep will receive all, for they persistently went downward, the way, which certainly started with good intentions, but which were soon given up, because the temptations dispelled all doubts, because sin gets out of hand, where my opponent can have an effect upon the souls of men. And the broad way has been laid out by him with the aim to ruin men.
And therefore two powers entice you men, and you yourselves can decide; you yourselves can choose, to whom you want to strive. You can become my children; but you can also remain his children. That is the decision, which you men have to make on earth. This is an extremely responsible decision, for it determines about your whole eternity. For that reason both of the two rulers sends out his messengers. No-one will be, who walks the broad way, who does not meet warners and admonitioners, for they stand by the edge of the way; they know the Lord, he who alone can offer salvation, and this cognition stimulates them to also supply information to their fellowmen and to entice them away from the extremely dangerous broad way. Only rarely it succeeds to influence the walkers so that they leave the broad way and join the pilgrims on the narrow way. But by my love and mercy seizes these, and I make the ascent easy for them, because they overcame themselves. And a marvellous crown is in prospect for the overcomers they will be the first, because they possess my whole father love, which I also wanted to give to the others, but had to experience rejection from these. For who goes the broad way, he goes without me because love for the world suffocated all love for me and fellowmen and without love the cleft cannot be bridged.
Go the cross road of love love and suffer and carry your earth load in humility and devotion and know that in this way you considerably shorten the way to me; that your soul always becomes lighter and clearer the higher you climb.
Know that you outshine those souls, which did not do the same as you, and that you in future in the spiritual kingdom can work on those, which remained behind in their spiritual development; that you are then to help them and can help them; that also they gain the light. For I cannot move arbitrarily into the kingdom of light those, who failed in earth life; who did not live as it was my will, but let themselves be determined by him, who is my opponent. But they are not to get lost for ever. And this is your mission in future, to snatch the souls from darkness, to help them to happiness, although they will never reach the degree of light, which a right way on earth brings in. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5405.
Book 60 5406
Gods unfathomable nature can only be grasped through love.
5. and 7. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5406.
My nature remains an unfathomable secret for you as long as you dwell on earth, for only in love I, as eternal love, can be approximately grasped. And you do not know this love, which is so radiating and effective that it means a creative power, out of which also you have emerged as some entity. If you would now still be in the original consistency, then you could, in your power and wisdom, also grasp my love, because your own love power would be persistently creatively active and you would recognize yourselves as my image I could therefore not be such a so very un-researchable secret, because you find again in you yourselves my entity and you could therefore also recognize me myself. But so you are destitute of all creative power; you are destitute of omnipotence and wisdom and as a result so without cognition that you do not possess the smallest knowledge about my nature and a deep faith in it you find difficult that you are the products of love of an extremely perfect being. And the knowledge about it can also not be supplied to you, before you do not accept the quality, which causes a divine nature with power of cognition and authority, before you do not develop the quality in you, love (7.6.1952) which is light at the same time. You still lack this creative love power. And nevertheless it is in you, i.e., you as my creatures are also beings of the same substance, but which still rests hidden in you, as long as a thick opposing cover hinders it, busying itself creatively. The power of love is in you, but does not appear outwardly, because you yourselves, i.e. your will must pave the way for it because you are to use your life power to accomplish acts, which correspond with your actual nature to perform works of love and to so therefore develop the power in you. You must as it were fashion yourselves again back to what you once were, for you were perfect and have become imperfect through lack of love. But you could not repress love out of you; only make it ineffective through the cover always becoming thicker. And now you have to dissolve this cover in an inverse way, by you performing works of love, which perhaps do not have first love as cause, but just the good will. But in this way the power of love becomes effective in you, for a good act kindles again a ray of love with him, at whom the act is directed, and the love fire in the heart, the good counter thought, has already that effect, to awaken love in the heart of the giver, and the love will get stronger and stronger; man is driven from within to good acts; love in the heart of man flares up, and he feels it that he enters into a relationship with me, eternal love. For now it pushes him constantly upwards. What once had stepped between him and me that fades away, only the flame of love still remains, which unites with the fire of eternal love and gives a bright light. The recognition of my love is now no longer so impossible for the being, although I will never be able to be completely fathomed. Nevertheless my original nature will become comprehensible to the being, because in itself it recognizes the same substance, as soon as it has changed itself to love, and because with this cognition brightest light shines him at the same time, but which his eyes will only then be able to bear, when the soul has entered the kingdom of light, where the deepest knowledge is again opened to it, which it once possessed, before it fell. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5406.
Book 60 5407
God gets powerful in the weak.
8. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5407.
I want to get powerful in the weak and give you men the proof that a power works from above so visibly that it can no longer be denied. I do not want to reveal myself to the great and powerful, for they are mostly not in humility, which presupposes the work of my favour, and so they do something, they believe to accomplish it out of their own power. But I want to reveal myself to the weak, under-age little children of this earth, to those, who recognize their weaknesses and call upon me in deepest humility that I strengthen them. And my power will obviously work in them, and they will do signs and miracles, as I have announced it that I want to become powerful to the weak. But in one thing they must be strong despite their weakness in faith in me as most loving father and most powerful ruler of heaven and of earth. In this faith lies your strength, to which I myself bend, by me fulfilling, what the believing man hopes not there I will appear, where I am indeed confessed with many words, but not alive, where men stand in knowledge through study, where they believe to possess the privilege to get particularly honoured by me not in worldly heights, not in circles of great learning, not where pretence piety deceives men, I will give signs of my power and glory; but where an earth child devotedly raises eyes and heart to me in quiet love for me and calls me in all simplicity, in childlike babble, in the admission of its weakness and unworthiness, there I will myself reveal my identity and transfer my power and love in all fullness. I will become powerful in the weak, so that the worldly strong and high shall recognize, whereupon I set great store by during earth life. And I will open to him knowledge, which cannot be won on the way of study, and yet surpasses latter by far, for it is truth, which only I myself can hand out and also want to hand out to those, who war worthy of it. But worthiness belongs irrevocably to humility, a believing childlike nature and a will seriously turned to me. You must be able to summon child faith; you must feel yourselves unable to fathom truth out of own power, and for that reason ask me myself for truth, and faith belongs to this first, that I can and will give you truth. And this is child faith, for a scholar standing in high worldly knowledge fights such a faith, which ruins all his learning, when pure truth should be supplied to man in this way. And for that reason humility must also fill the heart of man, which comes from the cognition: "We are nothing without God." Then an intimate prayer rises up to me that I take pity on the weak children, and I hear this call. I lower my spirit down and fill the weak, and therefore I myself become mighty in the weak, for my spirit develops and works in obvious ways, and everyone, who wants, will recognize me, and reach faith in a God, who is extremely wise, loving and mighty. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5407.
Book 60 5408
Gods infinite love, patience and mercy.
9. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5408.
I do not measure with the measure like you men, for I am extremely loving, patient and compassionate. For that reason I also cannot damn for ever, what has become rebellious to me, although the sin of rebellion against me is severe above all measure and because I am eternal love myself and would like to give only happiness over happiness to my creatures. But a rebellion against love is at the same time a giving up, a rejecting, of love and for that reason also a loss of light and power. The being was perfect at the moment of sin and could therefore also measure the size of sin, but as it had sinned, is was destitute of all knowledge, and this weak, blind and for that reason suffering entity moved me to pity, and therefore I cannot disown it for ever. I love it, although it is fallen, although it had sinned against me. My justice indeed demands atonement, a compensation for all sin, and the entity does it in the bound state, where is must take unspeakable sufferings upon itself through the banishment, which is an agony for the former free spiritual and at the same time is to lead it again to me, i.e. to the former free state, where it can be happy. But my love, patience and mercy is limitless and helps all spiritual upwards by means, which, measured by the great debt, are gifts of favour, because they make easier the way up for the actually powerless and ignorant spiritual and make its ascent development possible. The great sin debt has an effect in complete blindness, and only my extremely great gift of favour enables the being to change. Nevertheless the being is not forced up, only strengthened; it can just as well reject my gift of favour, as soon as it is to develop up as man on earth in free will. Where you men would condemn, I still always exercise my love and favour; in extreme patience I bear the faults and weaknesses of my children on earth, and again and again I lift up who fall, because I am moved to pity by the state in which they are, and because I want to rescue them form the deep, to which they again and again strive. I do not force them, but I apply all means, which favour a leading back to me; and no matter how sinful a man is my love seeks to move him to return and to change his mind for I want to win him for ever. And I also achieve my aim, and no matter if eternities pass over it. For my wisdom finds again and again means and ways to also decrease the strongest resistance, until the being lets itself be seized by my love in free will until it reciprocates my love and returns to me for ever. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5408.
Book 60 5409
Spiritual blind endure no sudden light.
10. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5409.
Men languishing in spiritual darkness can endure no sudden light, and they veil their eyes, when they are hit by a ray of light. The man completely lacking faith cannot grasp pure truth, when it is offered to him unprepared, for spiritual knowledge is an area, which must be entered consciously, i.e., only the will, to hear it, makes him able to receive. But who walks completely in darkness, his mind is obviously turned to the world, and his eyes are adjusted to it and receive no other light, than what radiates towards them from the earthly world. Before man recognizes truth, he must have concerned himself with it, but what also requires a turning of thoughts towards this spiritual area. Also an unbeliever can certainly listen, when he is informed about spiritual things; he can then be touched by certain thoughts, but now his will decides, whether he remains with the thoughts and they impress him so that he further follows them and finally lets himself be imprisoned by them. Then the spiritual eye slowly gets used to it to look into the light and then its rays can become brighter and brighter and more shining, without now blinding the man and to confuse him. But who stands in the light, he cannot grasp it having ever preferred darkness, and for that reason he himself eagerly makes an effort to carry light into darkness and work enlightening, where he just can. But far worse it is wanting to bring truth to a man, who is completely filled by erroneous teachings. He as it were is in constantly flashing light, which again and again passes and is therefore the more glaring. But such a glaring light lightning follows a deep darkness that the man finds no more a way to get out. But he is also not satisfied with a gentle light shine; he fails to recognize the true lamp; he walks past by the pure truth, because he does not seek it there, where it is to be found, and because his spiritual eye has no power of vision, for the light of illusion destroys it, like pure truth, the divine light, strengthens the eye and makes it able to recognize everything both in darkness as also in the kingdom of light and consequently there is no wall for the spiritual eye, which it could not penetrate. The deepest wisdoms can that man grasp, who stands in the right light of eternal truth. But he must be believing and full of love. The flame of love will spread a bright shine, a light, which radiates everywhere through darkness and that lets always there feel a favourable power, where a still blind eye makes an effort to become seeing. But not suddenly it is allowed to make the light accessible to this blind in the spirit loving understanding for his spiritual weakness, for his blind state must bring loving help now and then a light and love ray must touch him, which then will also surely tear the veil from the eyes, and the initial twilight proves to man now, that the right light is to be found in the acceptance of truth, and he will himself desire truth. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5409.
Book 60 5410
Putting the will underneath Gods will.
12. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5410.
A complete subordinating of the will under mine also secures you men the achieving of the aim on earth, the degree of maturity of the soul, which guarantees an eternal life. For so you are willing to live according to my order from eternity, you adapt yourselves to my will, and from then on you are no longer opposing minded, but you seek the connection with me. But the subordinating of your will under mine happens in a way that you acknowledge me for the first time as him, whose will is more powerful, and you now subordinate yourselves in everything to this powerful will, therefore want the same, what I want, and you now live consciously with the intention to constantly do that, what is in divine order, therefore wanted by me. Then you live with me, and you then let me have an effect on you; you do not defend yourselves; you let yourselves be guided by me and now also stand under my leadership. The will, to completely subordinate yourselves to me, is assessed by me, and that you now no longer relapse, for it my father love cares, which has quite mighty power and no longer drops you. But he who wants to subordinate himself to me, he must now pay attention to everything, what he encounters. For my will is now obviously becoming busy to cause him to be and to remain of the same will with me. He must know that nothing happens, what could not serve his ascent development; he is allowed to see nothing as arbitrarily; he is to recognize me myself in everything, what he encounters, and now behave always so, that it is according to my will, therefore is not directed against my eternal order, against love, on which my eternal order is based. And now you also know, what my will is to lead earth life in love for me and for the neighbour. So you therefore practise love, you already subordinate your will under mine, and so you more and more fashion yourselves to love, your will completely enters into mine. Your thinking and wanting will no longer be able to be differently than good, because your will is now also mine, as soon as love is in you as divine principle, as soon as the relationship with me is established through love, which now allows no opposing will any more. The wanting without love is more directed by the intellect, but where love is, there the heart directs the will, and it imparts my will as well as the power, to let the will become action. The conscious subordinating of the will will however always only be the result of faith in God and the creator from eternity, who is full of love, wisdom and power. Only this faith changes the will being opposed before, and man gives himself the being, recognized by him as most perfect, for itself the spiritual no longer wants to be separated from it, but it longs for unification; it strives first unconsciously and then consciously again for its original state, in which it was of the same will with me, so long, until a counter will intervened, to which that spiritual fell victim to out of free will. But the counter will made the being miserable, and it drove it to think and act against the divine order, and caused it an unhappy state, a state without light and power, which can only be removed through a conscious return to the divine order, through adapting of the will in mine, which then also again establishes the original relationship of the being to me and brings in fortune and happiness, light and power in all fullness for it and lets it reach the aim, which is set for it for earth life. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5410.
Book 60 5411
Instruction through God himself. Light.
13. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5411.
I show you a way, which leads to eternal life. On it you must also recognize that it is me myself, your God and father from eternity, who instructs you, for I alone can promise you eternal life, and I alone can give it to you, so you let yourselves be led by me. Error is certainly supported everywhere in the world, and you cannot be warned enough of it, but you yourselves also have the ability of recognizing error as such, when truth is put for you against it you have the ability as soon as you fashion it through conscious longing for truth and calling upon him, who is eternal truth himself. And since I am also love, I truly will not withhold truth from that man, who desires it.
Make the idea of "God" once clear to yourselves, as far as it lies in your ability that God is the highest perfection and because of that must also be extremely good but the goodness always hands out, what is good and makes happy. A being, which knows truth and nevertheless does not grant a request for truth, is not good. But the being, which you acknowledge as God, can and will never deny you something, what could be a blessing for you, so you seriously ask it for it. And now ask yourselves, how far your desire for truth is serious and how you pray to him, who can fulfil your request for you.
I will never close my ear, so an earth child believingly calls upon me, that I send truth to him. You yourselves therefore have the guarantee through your will to receive pure truth. If it is turned towards me, the God and father from eternity, you call upon me, so I lean myself to you and give you, what you desire. And so that you now recognize truth as such, I enlighten your spirit and give you clarity, otherwise I would not be the most loving and most powerful being, as which I want to be recognized by you. I give you truth, and it will make you happy. And by this you recognize, who instructs you; that you receive spiritual knowledge, which gives you light, while it was dark in you before; that you now have answer, where you asked questions before; that explanations were offered to you, where gaps or incomprehensible knowledge still tormented you. Now light is in you, and you recognize the connexion, which you could not find before. You have won something; a clear cognition about your relationship to God, to your father, and you will always be able to oppose this cognition with the teachings, which bring no light, rather deepen darkness. In addition your own heart will tell you, who is he, who instructs you. What the intellect judges is not authoritative, when the heart just feels my presence, so I speak to it. And it acknowledges me; otherwise man would not hear my voice. I, I who am myself the light and love, I send out my rays and so illuminate the way, which you men are to go, and you are to know, what you are to do to be happy, so you know about my will, because I myself give information about it to you, so the light has been lightened in you, and indeed by me myself, since no other being can radiate light, then I and for that reason everyone can also testify to me, who stands in the light who has knowledge at his disposal, which was not brought to him from outside, but my love itself gave to him through the living word. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5411.
Book 60 5412
Bread of charity. Gods word.
14. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5412.
Gods spring of favour is inexhaustible and is at the disposal of all of you, for he knows it, how urgently you men need it, how many favours have to be allotted to you so that you become strong enough for the work, which you have to do on earth, which is to change your soul. You cannot do it out of your own power; you must receive power supply from God, and since you yourselves do not acquire it for you, it is as it were a gift, which he offers you to draw from the spring of his favour unmeasured. And no matter how ambitious and industrious man is, he is too weak of his own accord to set about a spiritual ascent development of his soul, and because of that the love of God takes pity, and it helps, where man threatens to fail. It gives him a generous measure of power of favour, which he just needs to make use of; which is certainly offered to him, but cannot become effective earlier, until man himself wants it, until he utilizes it according to divine will. In many ways this supply of favour can go on; it always has its start in God, i.e., God himself takes care of everything, what can serve man for maturation, and all these means and ways are supplies of Gods favour, which he has not deserved, but really are a gift from God. And so every means, which helps man to completion, can be seen as means of favour, and the spring of his love is inexhaustible. God will never stop to help men that they can mature spiritually, but his help is not always accepted, not always use is made of the means, which his infinite love sends to men; not always they can therefore become effective, because free will of man is not allowed to be eliminated, otherwise every gift of favour would have to guarantee a maturation, but which is always only then possible, when man is willing, to accept and utilize it.
And so also his divine word is also an immeasurable effective means of favour, which flows from the inexhaustible spring of his favour. The living water in its power is superb and certainly earns man soul maturity, but also only then, when the will of man is prepared to draw power from this water; when he refreshes and strengthens himself; when he believes in that power, which God wants to impart to him through his word. To be allowed to refresh oneself at the spring of his immeasurable love is truly a gift of favour, which is never to be spurned, for nothing else can give his soul such an impetus, nothing else than his divine word promotes its maturity and brings about the change of nature. And no restriction is imposed on you men at all; his measure of favour is unlimitedly at your disposal; you are allowed to be always certain of the divine help, you just must strive for it in free will, for it depends on you yourselves, whether the favour can also become effective. For that reason do not pass the spring of life; seek the way to the spring of living water, and so you have found it, rest their and receive the divine gift of favour, so that you have not lived on earth in vain, so that you mature at your soul and reach your aim on earth. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5412.
Book 60 5413
Counter gift, which God demands: Spreading of the divine word.
15. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5413.
Daily you experience my love; my spirit is uninterruptedly effective at and in you; you hear my word; you receive power and favour in unusual measure; you can always and constantly draw at the spring of eternal life; I myself lead you on all your ways; I maintain your body, so that it serves the soul to mature; I watch over you, you who love me, because you are to become my children; I send my light messengers to you for protection against evil; I let no day pass without giving you a revelation of my love, for I am with you and remain with you until the end of the world. But how can you make this believable to fellowmen, who themselves do not experience anything of all this; who have gone away from me and who, so I approach them, also do not recognize me? How do you want to prove to them me myself, so that they can believe in me and establish themselves the relationship with me? They notice nothing of my love, because they go along blindly and a spiritual light cannot be lighted in them against their will. And they do not lead a life in love, because the world and its pleasures only awaken and strengthen their self-love. And for that reason they can also not believe, for faith emerges from love. But I have given you the task to instruct your fellowmen and to supply my word to them. And with this task you now hear that only my word can be a testimony to them from me myself, for through my word I address men myself, and they will then also no longer be able to deny me, presupposed that they are willing to hear my word. The unwilling will hardly reach faith in me, and they can also not get a proof of me myself against their will. But you are to look after the willing, those, who were pushed away on their life way into the kingdom of my opponent, who stand in the midst of the world and as completely lightless can fall victims to him, when a light bearer does not look after these men and first imparts to them a small bright shine, which awakens them out of a long sleep of death and which they now would like to strengthen, so they are willing, to receive more light. These you can now instruct on my behalf, and these will also feel addressed by me, so you let me myself speak through you, so you impart my word to them, which you have yourselves received from me. The enormous fullness of favour, which my love has poured out over you, is to become effective through you at your fellowmen; you are to be the mediators between them and me, because I myself cannot directly have an effect, where it is still so dark that my light would blind them. But you receive daily the proof of my love; you are allowed to receive daily from my hand, what has unspeakable value for eternity; you hear my word and receive power and light in all fullness, with which you are to now work again to the blessing of your fellowmen. That is your counter gift, which I demand, that you utilize the gift, which my love gives you; that you speak instead of me and so give me the possibility to have an effect on men, who have not yet found the way to me and are nevertheless not unwilling to go it. No relationship exists yet from them to me, but it can be striven for, as soon as you let me speak to them through you.
For that reason spread my word; go out and teach all nations; do it by you seizing every opportunity, where you can announce my work at you; where you can pass on the received spiritual material do not let lie fallow, what has enormous value for the development of the spiritual work with the pound, which I have lent you; be eagerly active in my vineyard; announce to your fellowmen the kingdom of God, and receive my blessing for your activity. Then you make yourselves worthy of the unusual gift of favour; then my word paves the way to the hearts of men, and it will find an echo with all, who are of good will. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5413.
Book 60 5414
In the beginning was the word.
16. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5414.
In the beginning was the word and it will be until all eternity, for the word am I myself, I who am without beginning and without end and nevertheless spoke out the word in the beginning of all that, what was put out of me, in which my power expressed itself. For that, what I created, my word sounded, i.e., it heard my address in it; it recognized its ability to think; it could exchange with the same created, and that, what became alive in it as thought, was my word, the transfer of my will, of my knowledge and of my love for the entity, which had taken its start in me.
I was from eternity; for me there was no restriction; out of me unimaginably light and power radiated, but my word, the expression of the fullness of my thoughts, found no echo, because except me there was no entity, which was able to receive that flowing out of me, which as it were formed the resonance for my word, but which again could have been nothing else than as I was myself, because otherwise it could not have been able to bear the love glow radiating out of me.
Therefore the act of the creation of a being equal to me was a need according to my original nature, for love, the epitome of my nature, wanted to give, make happy, give away the power possessing it. And love therefore created a vessel for itself into which it could flow. My love created a being, in the same perfection, and now I expressed myself, by me transferring my will, my thinking and my love upon this being, and the transferring of that, what had its origin in me, was my "word." I myself went into that being created by me, and this being could now think, want and act like me, because my word instructed it, because my nature found itself again in this being created by me.
In the beginning was the word. Only through my word the first created being recognized itself, and it also recognize me; it was at all through my word, through the expression of me myself, only able to recognize itself as a being; it was able to coin its own thoughts, but which were again only supplied to it by me myself, which were the word spoken by me in it, which expressed our belonging together. For I was the creating power, which could create beings according to my image; I was the original centre, which radiated out its power into infinity and could utilize it according to its will. The "giving" principle in me therefore longed for a "receiving" being to be able to make it happy. But this being had to be able to recognize me, and I revealed my identity to it through my word which was the same as my love radiation, which gave life to the created; which enabled it to work as freely put out entity in wisdom and power to recognize me myself and to also carry my will in it out of this cognition. For the word is the coined thought, which goes out from me and is imparted to the being and which determines it to its work.
The word was in the beginning. Only the by me created needed the word, the transmission of my thoughts in form to be received by the being, through which it now remained in constant contact with me and also in constant happiness. And since that by me called into life can no longer pass in eternity, so also my word will not pass. It will always be the expression of me myself to my creatures; it will never ever be changed heaven and earth will pass, but my word will remain until all eternity. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5414.
Book 60 5415a
Gods love and care. Help of his servants to awaken faith.
17. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5415a.
I want to give you a sign of my love and care; I want to advise you that you also go earthly the right way; I want to direct your thinking right, because I want that you are active for me and for that reason I also give you the opportunity to work for me and my kingdom. My spirit will lead you, and me myself you will find there, where I will lead you; earth demands of you, heaven gives it away to you, for you strive up, and fulfilment is yours from above. For that reason believe and hope and always remember that it is me, who directs and leads everything and who will give you, what you need to be able to serve me, as it is your will. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5415a
Book 60 5415b
Gods love and care. Help of his servants to awaken faith.
19. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5415b.
Again and again anew you receive the proof of my love and favour, for I come again and again to you; I supply again and again my word to you and fill you again and again with power and light, so that you can go the way, which leads to perfection. I remain with you until the end of the world. I know that you need me; that you constantly draw power from my address; I know that you need comfort and encouragement, and for that reason I reveal myself to you, for you are to be able to believe in a God of love, who does not leave you on your own in your spiritual and earthly trouble. For faith in me also pushes you to me; faith in me has an effect on fellowmen to seek contact with me. And that I aim to achieve through my obvious announcement, through my supply of the word from above that you inform fellowmen and seek to move them to faith in me. Without faith men are separated from me; no contact exists between them and me; they have completely isolated themselves and have stepped out of my love circuit. The result is cooling and finally complete hardening of the spiritual substance, and that always means greater distance from me. But faith in me reduces the distance and finally abolishes it completely. For that reason I do everything, what can help men to faith in me. I seek for me entrance into the heart of men, who open the door for me through their faith in me, and I never ever go away from them; I constantly entice new children of men close to me by me determining those, who bring my word to fellowmen, so that also they learn to believe in a God of love, who also speaks to them through mediators. For only, so they believe in me, I can have directly an influence, and the contact is now established as a blessing for their souls. I let for that reason no contact die, which has once been made; I again and again step out with my love and favour; I no longer allow separation; I seek to strengthen faith and to assert my influence again and again, until I achieve that the earth child constantly calls upon the father; that it is conscious of my presence; that it completely devotes itself to me and has consequently completely abolished the distance from me.
And you are to help me to do it, for I need you at first, as long as men themselves have not yet found me. You are to give them the stimulation that they themselves turn to me; you are to teach them for the present to believe, and that through my word, which is send to you from above, which again and again proves my love and favour to you and lets you speak convincingly about that, what you have received from me and recognized as truth. I give you in fullness, so that you hand out to those, who possess nothing. When the radiation of my love therefore touches you, your faith will be strengthened, so that you therefore can now also transfer this faith on to fellowmen and so establish the contact between them and me. I come to you, because through you I want to find the way to your fellowmen. So let me often be present to you and listen to me, for my love wants to give to you; it wants to send you spiritual material, so that you can be active constantly for me and my kingdom, so that you can hand out to those, who are in need. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5415b.
Book 60 5416
Gods love and patience. Mediator.
20. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5416.
In indefatigable love and patience I must grant you men my help, for you urgently need it; without my help you are completely left to be the victim of my opponent, who just pursues one aim, to pull you down into darkness. And your trouble, your ignorance and your powerlessness to resist him, moves me to pity, and for that reason I persistently make an effort to supply cognition and power to you, to draw your attention to the danger in which you live. And because of that I constantly look for mediators for me for this power out of me, men, to whom I can supply it directly and who then let fellowmen have some of that, what they urgently need; I look for men, who establish the contact with the kingdom out of their own will, which can supply power to them. I look for men, who receive out of my hand light and power my word, which imparts light and power to them. You men are dead, as long as you do not possess that, what gives you life. But I want that you live; I want that you are continually active and find your happiness in this activity. For that reason you must continually receive power, and since you can only receive this power from me, you must connect with me; you must establish that contact, which secures the power supply for you.
But you do not seek me, but you flee from me; you do not let me give you presents, but reject my gifts of love. You do not recognize the trouble in which you are, and as it were go along as living corpse, for you value your earth life as "life" and are nevertheless dead in the spirit. And all of you do not know, how long earth life is still granted to you; you do not know that all of you only still have a short life-span, and for that reason you do nothing to secure eternal life for you; you do nothing to win power to give life to your spirit in you. But my love follows you, and until the last minute of your life I send my messengers to you; until the last minute of your life I stretch out my hand to you; I seek to seize you and am always prepared to draw you to my heart, but I can only entice and call you, but I cannot force you. You yourselves must come to me, and I truly make it easy for you that I always hold out the hand to you; that I am always close to you; that I address you through the mouth of my messengers and refer you to the speedy end, to your responsibility and to your lot in eternity. I truly let go favour before justice; you turned away from me, and I poured favour over you without measure. You just needed to want, and you could be happy unspeakably. I want your happiness, because I love you, but I can prepare no happy lot for you against your will. And so time will pass, and according to you your end will be. Let yourselves be admonished and call me, before it is too late. I do not leave you without help, but I wait for your call. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5416.
Book 60 5417
Presenting the Gospel to poor souls.
21. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5417.
Present in thoughts the Gospel to the poor souls. You do not know how blessed you can work at those, who have entered the hereafter imperfectly, for what they did not accept on earth, that must be made accessible to them in the hereafter, so that they decide to accept and can now improve their development. They must learn to believe, for without faith there is no making progress over there. But whether they still know about it, what to believe they rejected, depends on their degree of love, on the works of love, which still secure them some knowledge and cognition. Then it will also be easier to present the Gospel to these that they accept it and in this way gain faith in Jesus Christ, the divine redeemer. But it is far more difficult to impart knowledge about truth to the completely ignorant souls, for they must as it were get introduced right from the beginning, because they lack all basic truths, because the can remember nothing, what has been told them on earth about God. Their way of life without love has robbed them of every memory in the divine love teaching, in the work of redemption of Christ and the task of man, and for that reason one has to proceed with greatest love; again and again it must be held up to the souls that they can only be happy, when they believe in God, who has embodied himself in Jesus Christ, who has died for men to redeem them out of slavery, which was the result of sin. It must be held up to them that only love helps them to faith; that also over there they must help the souls suffering with them; that they must practise mercy and can call upon Jesus Christ for power to do it, who alone can free them from their unhappy situation. This is a work of love at the poor souls, which is highly taken into account for you, for the trouble is great, and only love can remove it. For that reason remember your loved ones often, who have preceded you; help them by you sending loving thoughts after them; by you talking to them in thoughts and telling them, what you know, you who truly believe in Jesus Christ and you who as a result stand in the right cognition. Let them have some of the knowledge, which you receive from above, and do not leave them in their trouble; they will thank you for it for ever and also help you, so you are in trouble earthly. For only love redeems; only love gives power to the souls, which in complete powerlessness are unable to help themselves, and which therefore have to rely on your love, which you can give to them in form of mental instructions and intimate intercession and which will never remain without success. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5417.
Book 60 5418
Resistance against truth.
22. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5418.
You do not know the resistance, which is done to me on behalf of men; you do not know how they defend themselves against the acceptance of truth; and for that reason you also do not know, how difficult it is to snatch men from their blindness, taking free will into account, to make them soft and submissive and to break their obdurate will, so that they for the present are prepared to listen, what my love presents to them. But once the hour comes, where each one will think and also remembers spiritual gifts, which he has experienced in life. For everyone the hour comes once, and that it still approaches him on earth, everyone is to request out of the deepest heart; each one may beg me for truth, for enlightenment of the spirit still on this earth. Then he will also recognize my compassionate love, which caused me to again and again bring truth to him, and he will bemoan every hour full of remorse, which he did not use, since he rejected, what I offered to him. But my plan is fixed to let a clarion sound of a volume, which will cause to think those, who walk in darkness. I can always only so have an effect upon men, that I cause them to think; but who goes along indifferently and thoughtlessly and unhesitatingly accepts and supports error, he will have to be brought into a situation, where his thoughts are stimulated through unusual happening, which he cannot dismiss, but must express his opinion. Every thinking man will be touched through my influence, and particularly those men, who feel themselves concerned, who an unusual intervention touches directly. I only want that men wake up from their sleep, and I will also achieve that. What they however then do after their awakening, that they now do consciously and that is decisive for eternity. Who walks in the state of sleep, he moves me to pity, and I want to help him that he opens the eyes and feels and can see the morning light, for it will touch him beneficently and give him power to development. But lack of light lets all life wither away. But I want that you men live that you stand in cognition, in light; that your soul develops and gets actively blessed in all directions. But all resistance against truth is resistance against me - how can I then give life to you, when you yourselves prevent it to accept the life giving gifts from me? I cannot force you; but I will refrain from nothing, what still could move you to get wide awake and to think. And so I achieve that you think, I have won you for me, i.e., your resistance is broken; you then long for truth yourselves, which I will always offer to you, when you seriously desire it. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5418.
Book 60 5419
Free will Gods work.
23. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5419.
I will obviously become effective in those, who put their will under mine; and men still do not recognize me and that for that reason, because they themselves do not let me have an effect in them; because they still have not completely entered into my will. Who calls me in the heart that I may give him cognition of truth, that I enlighten his spirit, he will soon feel it in the heart, where pure truth is; he will feel addressed by me; he will feel an inner satisfaction, for cognition of truth makes happy, but before the will to truth must be in him. Without this will even divine truth remains unrecognized; without this will the right relationship to me lacks. But I nevertheless constantly influence those, who still do not stand in truth, but who acknowledge me myself and seek to come close to me, and my influence consists in the stimulation of his thinking activity. Man must before recognize his own inadequacy, before he asks me for his help, and for that reason also doubts must befall him now and then, which he alone is not able to chase away; doubts, which only I myself can solve. He must be put before problems and recognize his inability to solve them. I drop no man, even so he abuses the freedom of his will, and until the end of his life my loving care is meant for him about his spiritual ascent. And where the one means fails, I still have many others, which I apply, but the free will I do not touch, men will only have to be treated quite hardly, who do not let themselves be moved to do it, to think themselves, but just accepted the though products of fellowmen without own judgement or esteem. They are often put before experiences, which could make them startled, and with some thinking they could only win. But if they also let such means on my part pass, then they remain in spiritual blindness, and they go wrong ways, because they do not find the right way in the darkness. Who wants to receive, must open the heart; but so he keeps it closed, my spirit cannot pour in; but not I keep him then in darkness, but he himself fights the light that it may find entrance. And he will take the darkness across into the spiritual kingdom; he will regret it thousand fold not having accepted the light, for the darkness will torment him, until he is send to a little light through love. Darkness is tormenting, but the light makes happy and light I want to give to you men, so that you are happy. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5419.
Book 60 5420
My kingdom is not of this world.
25. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5420.
My kingdom is not of this world, and so I have now called you, to work for me and my kingdom, so this is to be understood by this, that you are to enlighten men about their actual earth task, which fulfilment does not secure you the earthly kingdom, but the true life in the spiritual kingdom, in that kingdom, where you can see me in all glory, in that kingdom, where nothing any longer reminds you of the earthly kingdom, which you have left. Your work therefore consists of the leading of men to me, I who do not have my kingdom on earth, but in eternity. It is a work, which not everyone can carry out, because it requires first a breaking away from the earthly world, which then results in a real striving for the spiritual kingdom. An overcoming of matter must have preceded it, before the spiritual in him awakens the longing to consciously strive for it. Only then man fashions himself so that he is suitable to work for me and my kingdom that he therefore can accomplish real vineyard work, without respect for persons and for class to put the same aim before the eyes of fellowmen and to bring them so far through enlightenment about me myself that they carry out at themselves the same to again break away from the earthly world and to take up the fight against matter. Vineyard work, work for me and my kingdom, is simply said the leading of men to faith in me and my teaching preached through Jesus Christ on earth. For it is the signpost to the destination to the entry into my kingdom, which it not of this world. And therefore every man is a servant in my vineyard, who makes it his business to spread the pure teaching of Christ. But notice well: the pure teaching of Christ. For my kingdom can only be found through truth, and only the pure teaching of Christ guarantees truth. Many men can certainly have the will to lead their fellowmen to God, therefore to me, and they also do a certain vineyard work, but the success can always only be according to the degree of truth, why therefore the real work for me and my kingdom requires workers, who are completely instructed in truth, and these are then the chosen among the many called, who all could be active for me, when they would fulfil the conditions to be able to be chosen for a mission of greatest importance. For the work for me and my kingdom does not determine the earth life time, but the whole eternity, but must be carried out in the earth life. I indeed bless every will to help, and I help, where the full cognition of truth is still not existing, but I then demand full devotion to me; I demand the putting of the will under mine, to then be able to have such an effect on you, that you receive, what you still lack, to be able to be counted to the chosen. But chosen are only those men, who stand in full cognition and now use it, to help their fellowmen on the way, which leads into my kingdom, which is not of this world. Chosen are therefore those knowing ones, who have received their knowledge from me myself and are now eagerly active for me. And their activity will now be so, as my will and my wisdom determines it, because I alone know about the hearts of men, how and in what form they must be worked on to reach the destination. I myself prepare my servants, who put themselves under me in free will, to be active for me. The difference of men, the living conditions and their spiritual attitude to me also requires different treatment, different abilities and different opportunities about which I know. But one thing always remains the same: truth it cannot be different; it must always and for ever remain unchanging and be offered to men as pure teaching of Christ.
Since the first and greatest command in this teaching demands love for me and for the neighbour, but out of love also emerges the cognition about truth, so each one man will irrevocably stand in truth, who lives in love so that therefore the way of life of him, who works for me and my kingdom, is decisive, whether he moves in truth, whether he is a chosen one, who can now also be active for me on earth with success. Men, who find themselves in love, will not be of different opinion; they will not support different teachings; they will recognize each other as my servants on earth, for love makes them able for vineyard work; love gives them, what the intellect alone cannot give them knowledge about truth and consequently also the ability, to support truth, to spread my love teaching, which alone can lead to eternal life; which alone levels for men the way into my kingdom love alone you must accept as explanation for my word: Many are called, but few are chosen. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5420.
Book 60 5421
The bridge from the kingdom of light is Jesus Christ.
26. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5421.
In the name of the crucified saviour may it be said to you that the kingdom of heaven opens itself to each one, who acknowledges him as Gods son and redeemer of the world; but that it remains closed for him, who does not want to acknowledge him. You men must know that before his death on the cross the two worlds were strictly separate, which are known as kingdoms of light and of darkness; that it were two completely different areas, which had no contact with each other, because they stood completely in contrast to each other. An explanation for this is to be sought in the complete turning away of the created spiritual from God, which then let a world come into being in an order opposing to God, while the spiritual standing with God remained in divine order and consequently also in an area of perfection, of light and of unchecked power. There could be no contact between these two worlds, because the contrast was too great, because the distance from God had to have a negative effect in every way, it would be as it were a striving towards opposite poles, but one pole would never be striven for. All contact between the kingdom of light and that of darkness was lacking, what becomes even more understandable through the explanation that the ruling powers of both areas stood completely in conflict with each other and followed completely conflicting aims: highest perfection in freedom and light and power and gagging of the spiritual determined for highest work.
There existed therefore an unbridgeable cleft between these two worlds, which could not have been abolished for ever on the part of darkness, but certainly on the part of the spiritual world remaining in divine order, whose inhabitants stood in cognition and consequently also knew about the only possibility of building a bridge. A being from the spiritual world had to venture into the dark spheres and initiate from there a way, which then could be followed by every being, which wanted to reach the kingdom of light. This being, having descended from above, had to restore the divine order, by it living itself first in this divine order and then informed the inhabitants of the dark world, men on earth, about it, so that also they, stimulated through his example, led another way of life than up to now; that they therefore, instead of in the opposite, strove in the same direction as the man Jesus, whose aim was up there, i.e. the return into that kingdom, which he had left for the sake of men living in darkness. The will upwards always finds the right way, but men lack this will; it was directed downwards, for the work of negative powers is always successful in the kingdom of darkness, and these powers pursue only one aim, to take all cognition from the being to prevent it from returning to God. The will of the being could stop the prince of darkness and his work, but it does not do it. It itself is so weak and exposed to every unfavourable influence without resistance.
The world of light knew about it, and an original created spirit offered himself to set his will and his love against the bad influence of the opponent of God. As it were now two children of God, two images called into life by him himself, fought against each other, because they were no longer of the same will and the same love, otherwise they would not have faced each other as opponents. But this fight had to take place in such a way, that the light being first got dressed with the cover, which robbed it of the divine power. It had to fight as man against him, who was to blame for, that all fallen spirits had to be man. If he was stronger than that one, then also his power was broken; then there was also hope for men, to defeat the opponent of God, and then also a way was initiated, which leads back to the father house. The soul of the man Jesus, whose body certainly was earthly, brought something with it from above and radiated it out upon earth divine love power. Love is taken from no being; it can get lighted at any time; but it can also get smothered through the own will. And this love is the bridge to the kingdom of light, for love is directed upwards to God, who himself is eternal love. Love always seeks the love pole and is now never active in opposing God. Love made a light being to descend down to earth, and love remained in contact with eternal love. And the bridge was brought about between the kingdom of light and that of darkness through Jesus Christ. But it cannot be seen by the beings of the dark earth, who do not make use of his leadership, who do not join him in faith, having found the right leader to the kingdom of light; who do not reciprocate his love; who do not recognize in him the master, who has overcome his opponent, and who in return put themselves under him; who do not see in him that one, who is Lord over life and death, over light and darkness who do not recognize him as Gods son and redeemer of the world. The cleft between the kingdom of light and the kingdom of darkness remains irrevocably in existence for everyone, who does not go the way, which Jesus Christ has opened for him and which alone leads to the father. For he still stands completely under the influence of the opponent of God and will not earlier get free of him, until he is willing to enter into the law of eternal order, until he gives up his resistance and lets himself be redeemed by Jesus Christ, who alone is the way to the father whose infinite love found a way, which leads out of darkness to light. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5421.
Book 60 5422
Vineyard work more important than earthly activity.
27. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5422.
Nothing is to stop you being active for me, so you yourselves have offered yourselves for service to me. Once you have been accepted by me, so your service is also allotted to you; tasks have been set for you, which you are to fulfil, and you must now do right work as my servants; you must eagerly be active at the redemption of erroneous souls, which are in great trouble and constantly need help. This work for me and my kingdom you must put in front of all other activity, and I will bless your will to serve. You can certainly also fulfil your duty earthly, and I myself will help you, so you just always put the spiritual work first, because it is much more important and, because it must be carried out voluntarily, not many men are found, who want to do it. What you do for me and my kingdom, will never harm you earthly, for I take care of that your work is blessed; that you also do earthly, what is necessary for you; that you can also comply with the demands, which are made earthly on you.
But do not value the earthly life too high. Be loyal servants for me, who always want to fulfil the will of their Lord and who for that reason can also work blessedly among their fellowmen. This may be your constant care that your fellowmen need your help and you can give it to them, so you just continually follow my words, which drive you to instruct your fellowmen, to refer them to the end; to impart my love teaching to them. You can help them,, as soon as you seek to remove the spiritual trouble of them, as soon as you seek to move them to faith, as soon as you supply them with my word, which can rescue them out of all trouble. And this work may always be for you the most urgent, which you are to do first, then also your earthly work will be blessed, for I alone can give and take, and I will always be a good house father for my servants, who keeps them and helps them in spiritual and earthly trouble. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5422.
Book 60 5423
Legal repatriation. Earth course.
28. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5423.
The course through earth life for the purpose of ascent development of the spiritual is the only possibility for it to again enter the original state, which it once gave up voluntarily. For that reason this course must be covered by every being, because a sudden leading back to God is not possible, but everything must again arrive at God to be able to fulfil the original purpose, to work in power and light as a being equal to God. The will of the being once robbed it of its power and of its light, and it stepped out of the divine order, which was based on the perfection of the being. This divine order must again be acknowledged by the being, and for that reason it must again adapt itself to the order, first in the bound and finally in free will, to again gain the lost perfection and to use the power in divine will, which is now again at its disposal. The course through earth life therefore is a leading back to order, which also takes place in the bound will, but can fail in the state of free will that the being then again consciously violates the divine order, therefore falls back, where it is to ascent.
The earth life as man is therefore extremely significant, for in this it is decided, whether the former perfection is again gained or whether the being again loses the degree of maturity it achieved in the bound state. The being itself decides as man on its lot in eternity, that is it again puts off the state of perfection, the becoming divine of its soul, for eternities and will for that reason also still be unhappy for eternities, because there is no happiness without perfection. Earth life is therefore the last opportunity for endless long time, for although God also does not give up the soul and happiness is also granted it in the end the being must spend eternities in a state of torment, of lack of light and power, because God cannot act against the law of the eternal order and for that reason also not supply light and power to the being, which itself does not adapt to his divine order. If you men now consider your earth life from this side, then you also become aware of the great responsibility, which you bear for your soul, for the spiritual supposed to strive towards perfection. All possibilities are at your disposal; you can reach the destination on earth but not without your own will, for this it was, which went away from God, and it must therefore also again strive towards God to again establish order, which the being formerly has violated, what understandably also has an effect at itself as unhappy state, which is by no means wanted by God and must therefore get abolished.
That you men lack all cognition about this is the result of it, for cognition is light, and that you gave away voluntarily. But you can again gain light, when you strive for it. Already the desire to receive knowledge about the meaning and purpose of your earth life supplies you the knowledge. But then you should also do everything, what you recognize as wanted by God, what agrees with his eternal order. Then you consciously strive towards perfection; then your earth course is covered successfully; then you adapt yourselves to the divine order in free will and you approach the original state. Voluntarily you strive for God and therefore return to him, from whom you once have taken your start. You return into the father house, where you are expected and received full of love to now no longer go away from him in eternity, who loves you and wants to prepare happiness for you without end. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5423.
Book 60 5424
Mark of truth: Light radiation.
29. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5424.
My spirit always fills you, so you ask me for it. For that reason you will also always then think and act right, so you have before asked me for enlightening through the spirit, for I hear every spiritual request. I will not let you go wrong, when you have the will to go right, otherwise you could doubt my love, but which is always concerned about you that you do not go wrong.
My will therefore is the repatriation of the spiritual to me, which has gone away from me. Und everyone, who does a work, which is good for this repatriation, he works for me and in my will. But the repatriation of the fallen spiritual, which is embodied as man on earth, can only happen through the spreading of truth, for a being can never reach me on a way, which leads away from me. But error and lie can never be the way to me, I who am eternal truth. And now comprehend that I for that reason send truth to earth, because it alone is the way to eternal life. And this truth is to be spread knowledge about meaning and purpose of earth life, about the purpose of creation, about my eternal plan of salvation about my love teaching, is at it were the key to eternal happiness. Eternal truth itself must instruct you, if you want to stand in truth and consequently enter the right way, which leads up.
But it has now been proved that much on earth finds spreading as truth, what completely deviates from the instructions, which a servant on earth, filled by my spirit, receives directly from me. And for that reason you men must be attentive and only accept that, what agrees with the word supplied to you above. You must examine and keep the best and before every examination ask me for enlightenment of the spirit, and you will clearly recognize, what has gone out from me and what from my opponent.
For also my opponent gives you apparently light; he camouflages himself, because he wants to outdo my light bearers, who receive purest truth through me. I have given you men free will, and I will also respect it, but I also gave you the intellect, and the will and the intellect are now to get active, to examine. But there is a touchstone for pure truth; it lets every error be recognized: Truth spreads light bright, clear understanding for spiritual connexions. It gives logical enlightenment and solves difficult problems; it can be addressed as deepest knowledge, which contains all areas. Truth is no patchy work; it is no conjecture; it is conviction; it not only assumes, but claims; it makes no concessions, but is unchangeable and certain. Who therefore receives truth from me, he can give information in my name, for he will speak instead of me; he will be informed about my love teaching he has heard the Gospel directly from me and he can now also spread it in the world. He is a light bearer, because I give him light and have charged him with a mission to spread light into the world to spread light. Understand it - fellowmen are not just to be admonished or warned, but instructed; cognition is to be imparted to them; which they however will only accept, when they fulfil my love commands. But exactly about this a light is to be given to them that they do not find the way to me without light; that they walk in darkness without love; that they can receive light, but are not receptive without love. Men must be instructed, and that in truth, which takes its start from me. And whether it is me myself, who opens real knowledge to you, whether that, what you men are to spread, has gone out from me myself that you will always be able to recognize by its light radiation by the effect of the light. Whether the way is bright and clearly visible, whether all obstacles are getting recognized, so that they can get bypassed, whether the way leads upwards and whether the cross stands always there, where the walker is undecided, whereto he is to turn. A right light lets no darkness come up anymore; but a right light can only radiate out truth, because truth goes out from me myself, I who am the light from eternity. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5424.
Book 60 5425
Stimulating of thoughts. Intervening of spirit beings.
30. June 1952. B.D. NR. 5425.
The blessing of spiritual activity will not fail to appear; even so the success is not visible immediately. Always more eagerly the light world has an effect on the thoughts of men and lights little light sparks, which seize themselves and spread a faint shine, i.e., men take up here and there such a thought full of light, communicate it with their fellowmen; come across the same thinking there, and something always remains, what flashes up like in cases of trouble or great happenings like a flash of lightning and makes men thoughtful. It is a laborious work, which is carried out by the light beings in indefatigable patience and love, to influence men mentally and to impart truth to them. But they are extremely eager, where they are not resisted; where man listens to them, i.e. follows thoughts emerging in him further and so gives the opportunity to the beings to communicate with them. Men indeed do not believe in a connexion of the spiritual world with their thoughts, and nevertheless they stand under its influence, as long as they are not downright malicious, therefore grant the right over them to the opponent of God, that he also uses and directs them into wrong thinking. Wherever the opportunity offers itself, the spiritual beings are active, to impart thoughts, and every spiritual activity of a servant on earth prepares men as it were that they open themselves to the influence of the spirit world. For what he undertakes to just point fellowmen to the Gospel, is always the preliminary work, which is then continued by the beings of the spiritual kingdom. The thoughts of man have been stimulated and can now be kept further busy from the side of the spiritual world, i.e., they can get directed according to truth. The spirit beings can direct men in cognition and so do their looking after work at the earth men assigned to them. And so no effort on your part is without success, for it is always an influencing upon the thoughts of man, which can get continued from above. The world events will also always so have an effect on the hearts of men that they will remember that, what you have announced to them. And also then the spirit beings intervene and supply them with further thoughts, so that therefore a united work is seen of the servants of God on earth and those of the spiritual kingdom, which will appear quite particularly in the time of the end. Relationships will be concluded between both worlds in the will of the redeemer, and great blessings will be recorded, where just the smallest will to the good exists, for the love of God helps everywhere and provides power to those, who want to serve him, but also who are prepared to change their course of life, for his favour and love power is at the disposal of the fallen, so it longs up. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5425.
Book 60 5426
Great suffering in the time of the end.
1. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5426.
You must go the way of suffering in the last time before the end, because only a short time still remains for you all and your development is to be promoted in every way. Who works on himself with all devotion, with all eagerness, out of love for me, he will also feel the horrors of the time of the end bearably, for I supply unusual power to him, and his journey through life will end in security, strength of faith, without his soul being damaged. But how many go along indifferently and neither remember the end nor their spiritual immaturity. Nevertheless I do not want them to get lost, and for that reason much suffering will approach these men to give them the opportunity to cleanse themselves and to reach a certain degree of maturity, so that they find entrance into the spiritual kingdom, when their earth life has ended. But these will hardly reach that strength of faith, which is necessary for a life in the paradise of the new earth.
And for that reason I still recall many men still before, and because of these also the great trouble will come over earth, because I do not want that they get lost; but without suffering they are in danger to become worldly and fall victim to my opponent. Prepare yourselves still for great suffering on earth, and know that I therefore cannot spare it you, because without such you are in greatest danger to lose yourselves to my opponent. You, who want to serve me, your attention is drawn to it, and you are to also announce to your fellowmen the suffering, for in future it will become clear to them that you have told them the truth, even so they do not believe you in the beginning or are annoyed about your predictions. But it will come, as I have announced it to you and yourselves see that you strengthen your faith; that you are firmly convinced of my help in every situation in life. Then also the coming suffering will not need to frighten you, for so you have me, everything will be bearable for you, whatever may come over you. And the time does not last long, because for the sake of my chosen I will shorten the days, so that they stand firm and also remain loyal to me in greatest trouble, whom they have recognized as father, who does not leave his children in trouble. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5426.
Book 60 5427
Camouflage of Satan where light is passed on to earth.
3. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5427.
Satan works with much cunning and deceit and puts on a disguise so that it is difficult to recognize him because he often works in the same form as my chosen ones to weaken my work. There where I give light it is his permanent work to make its shine ineffective, to let the light go out or to prevent my light to touch you men. Because truth is for him the danger to be recognized as my opponent and that is why he often will use the same means to now win followers for him so that my soft light no longer is observed. He is always anxious to weaken my influence on men, he takes centre stage for himself and wants that he is acknowledged as divine because he then thinks to have won his game when he can dethrone me and take my place in men's hearts. And he also will have much success as men rob themselves of their knowledge, when they only have one fault that is akin to the opponent, when they have an arrogant spirit, thus do not approach me in deepest humility, which then also protects them from influences that are not divine. My opponent often confuses the thinking of men, my opponent showers them with words of praise and acknowledgement that chase away all humility and who now lays claim to such words for himself is also already subordinate to him, he has fallen into his hands and has become a welcome victim for his plan to endanger the pure truth, the light from above, through apparent likewise work that however does not start in me but is feigned with my opponent to confuse men and at the same time to reject with this work the work of my spirit that is pure truth. And so you will now also understand my warning of false prophets. Because there where true prophets are, there will also always appear false prophets or be recognizable, that always emerge in likewise way and still are not sent by me. And that is how my opponent can surely be recognized, that he always arrives there where a great spiritual action has been initiated, where therefore the world of light obviously contacts the earth and where divine work is undoubtedly recognizable. There also the opponent spreads himself out and he takes his place among those who aim at me and he in a way takes up for himself the divine allocation of favour to then go on from that and to slowly but surely do counter work until he manages that the truth is suppressed and his work is given special emphasis. Truth well asserts itself but does not force its acceptance where the will is weak and therefore surrenders to the opponent once more. Free will, that I always respect, makes it well possible that also my opponent spreads himself out because no resistance is offered to him, but my children on earth will never be deluded by his light of deceit that they can recognize because it does not radiate true light. But I have always and constantly warned you of false Christs and false prophets, therefore pay attention to it because that is how I myself also have confirmed them. They will come and they are already there - and in the times of the end you will still often hear of such; but where false ones are there also genuine ones have to be and that is why you are to check. And again I tell you: Apply a standard to the fullness of light to that what is offered to you as divine truth - when you accept something that has been proved that it gets you knowledge, therefore light, then it has gone out from me and the prophets are genuine, i.e. are active on my behalf - but what gives you unclear expressions, what is apparent light only, what well appears to be alike but what shows to be deception after earnest examination, that reject as deception of the opponent who with increased eagerness tries to have an effect on all whom he fears to lose. Because he takes every opportunity where he can oust me from the hearts of men but he is recognizable - because he lacks wisdom and that is why everything is without wisdom what he lets light up as light of deceit through the will of those men who are still slaves to him because they still wear his characteristic features - spiritual arrogance, worldly mind and love of self and who therefore wear a mask under which my opponent can hide. Amen. B.D. NR. 5427.
Book 60 5428
Forgive us our debts.
4. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5428.
Forgive each other, as I forgive you. You men too often still let hostility rule; you cannot yet give love to your enemies and forgive them the debt; you are still filled with anger against them; you wish them no good, even so you refrain from evil wishes; you do not practise the necessary patience and flare up, so you get insulted and therefore live nowhere near the succession of Jesus. Love has not yet become so powerful in you that it no longer leaves space for a hostile thought. You do not see the brother in your neighbour; otherwise you would forgive him and did not feel an injury to your feelings so severe. And I am still to forgive your debt you who still act to me just as hostile, otherwise you would be without debt. My love towards you is extremely great, and the serious request for forgiveness of your debt lets you become free of your debt. And nevertheless I must place conditions on it that you also forgive your debtors, so you want to gain my forgiveness. I must do it for that reason, because you are still to firmly resolve to no longer do sin and because for this intention also love towards the neighbour must be in you, who has become guilty towards you. You are to love your neighbour like yourself. You are to hold no sin debt against him, because every hostile thought is not suitable to awaken counter love, whereas love, which you show your enemy, also awakens in him stirrings, which are to be assessed positive. Every unpleasant thought towards a man is taken up by evil powers and transmitted to him, and it can have no good effect, because evil just bears evil and for that reason is only returned evil, what quickly increases the power of evil and for that reason therefore has a negative effect. But you are to oppose evil with good, to lessen and to change to good, what is evil. You are to send out good thoughts and also wish your enemies only good, because by this you chase away bad powers, because the good thoughts have a redeeming effect, therefore soothe resentment and hate, awaken again good stirrings and can even change the enemy to a friend, because love power always has a good effect. For that reason you are to then only find forgiveness with me, when you have also forgiven your debtors, because how can I be lenient with you, you who still judge severely and have enemies, because you yourselves keep up the hostility? When my love forgives you the debt, so also let your love be lenient. Think good of your enemies; forgive those, who have insulted you; always let love judge in you, and it will certainly want to forgive, because where love is, feelings of hate and revenge cannot exist; where love is, I am myself, and I truly do not judge without love; I forgive you your debt, as you forgive your debtors. Amen. B.D. NR. 5428.
Book 60 5429
Spirit of untruthfulness. Pushing aside of truth.
5. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5429.
The spirit of untruthfulness has such a powerful effect on earth, for it recognizes that it comes to an end with it, and it still seeks everything before to extinguish the light, which brightly illuminates his dealings. It seeks to push aside truth. And nevertheless my light is stronger, for I have light bearers on earth, who certainly recognize him and his dealings and who protectively put themselves before the light, which had been given to them from above into the hand, to illuminate the way on earth, which leads to the destination, to me, to eternal truth. I give my light messengers the power to repulse the enemy; I open the eyes for them, so that they also recognize him, so he comes to them under a mask, to apparently protect the light, but in reality to take the illuminating power from it. The light, which I supply to earth, is so important for men on earth that I will never ever allow it that it gets extinguished, where the desire for truth is recognizable. No man will need to walk in darkness, who longs for light; therefore I put light bearers at the edge of the way, where each one can fetch light. That these light bearers are now treated with hostility is understandable, for that bad spirit hates everything, what spreads brightness on earth, as also in the hereafter. It wants darkness, because it itself is dark in its spirit. And it will try to extinguish the light; it will openly and secretly attack the light bearers; but it will also approach them as friend to mix untruth among truth, to so mar the light that it can no longer emit a shine. But only there it will succeed, where men are of dark spirit; where it can deceive them with the false light, which goes out from it itself and which it offers as light from above. For it wants to counter work; it wants to push aside the light bearers, by it apparently handing out the same gifts, which possess no illuminating power. But it will only have success there, where one is satisfied with empty words, with part knowledge, because the desire for clarity and truth does not exist. But who longs for light, he also recognizes the false light and avoids it. For that reason my light bearers can be unconcerned; they cannot be pushed aside, because I myself give them power and because the light from above will flow towards them in always richer measure and every man will push towards that light shine, who longs for light, for truth. My light cannot get extinguished, for the supply is urgently needed, and I bless everyone, who serves me as light bearer, so that darkness cannot completely cover earth, but everywhere brightly illuminated ways are recognizable, which lead upwards, to him, who himself is light and truth from eternity. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5429.
Book 60 5430
Pouring out of the spirit means spiritual help.
6. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5430.
When my spirit pours out over you, so this is always a sign of my love and favour; it is a sign of my preparedness to help you in great spiritual trouble note well: from spiritual trouble. I must tell you this again and again that the spiritual trouble on earth causes me to be unusually effective, for what I give you, will always only be spiritual good, and spiritual good will always only decrease spiritual trouble. But earthly trouble is to serve that the spiritual trouble is recognized; and earthly trouble I will also then remove, when it is time, when it has exerted a favourable influence upon the spiritual state of man; for the earthly trouble I only let come upon men for that reason that spiritual advantage arises out of it for them.
But if I pour out my spirit upon a man, so I give spiritual help; I give cognition and power certainly also cognition of the cause of his earthly trouble, which the man can then also remove with my support, by me sending him help fate wise, therefore he is as it were himself active, to become master of the earthly situation. You must therefore make a difference between hearing a prayer after a call for help sent to me in earthy trouble, which will then be his in not unusual seeming ways - and the help, which is offered to the man in the form of spiritual goods, which give him the power, to overcome every difficult life situation through right spiritual attitude towards me; where therefore the help is to be found in that respect that man automatically enters into the right order and then the earthly trouble has as it were eliminated itself. The pouring out of my spirit indeed always means enlightening of the spirit, and man can now therefore recognize the cause of the earthly trouble and control it, but under the pouring out of the spirit it is never allowed to be understood a pure earthly instruction, earthly admonitions and advises, which indeed an enlightened man can give of his own accord, but which are never allowed to be made out to be Gods word, as received by the spirit. The spirit of God only hands out spiritual good. My spirit addresses mans soul through the spirit spark in him; it seeks to instruct it spiritually and to move it to again enter into my eternal order. It influences the soul in a spiritual way, and it creates as it were the state, which then automatically eliminates every earthly trouble. But my spirit will never ever help man, without the will of him, to establish the order that the earthly trouble finds an end for the trouble is just the means to let man recognize that he is in wrong thinking and in disorderly way of life, and therefore the cause must first get recognize, about which my spirit gives information to man to then consciously strive for a change, for which I always impart power to man through my spirit. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5430.
Book 60 5431
Power of the living word.
2. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5431.
The living word, that word, which is received in direct contact with me, is, as direct radiation, of enormous value, and for that reason it is also felt as extremely power giving, where the will exists to hear me speak myself, so that the word can let become trustingly, where it is heard without resistance. And this power works in a way that it touches the heart of man and makes it soft and yielding. The heart accepts, what is offered to it, and lets it have an effect on it.
For I myself touch the heart with my word. Grasp it, I touch it, and it feels the favour of my touch, and it devotes itself to me without resistance, but only then, when the will is prepared to listen to me; when it no longer resists against the light, which is brought to it. How unspeakably stimulating and awakening can my word be in this case; it can give life to a still dead being; it can suddenly change the darkness of the spirit into shining light; it can give understanding to the being for everything, what was incomprehensible to it before. And for that reason a complete change in the heart of man can take place through my word, provided that through the will the effectiveness of my word is allowed; that my love radiation can hit the soul and it reacts completely without resistance; it therefore is prepared as it were, to let it be formed by my loving hand. What thousand words of a man are not able, my word can achieve that the being had a sudden, blinding realization and it suddenly stands in knowledge full of light, because it is my love power, which now as an effect on it, and this love power cannot be outdone. When I for that reason say to you men, my word is blessed with my power, so understand, that it is a direct power radiation on my part and must always have its effect, when man himself does not cancels the effect through resistance, for mans will alone decides its effectiveness, why however my word never loses power, but enlivening effect is always recognizable, as soon as man only devotes himself to it. When now this my word is made accessible to the souls in the hereafter and they willingly let it have an effect on them, so they can often find sudden enlightenment of their spirit; they can feel extremely strong impressed, as soon as they just receive this word in the will, to let themselves be instructed or to receive explanation about questions, which occupy them. My word exercises an enormous impression on all souls, which long for it in free will. And for that reason you men can show the souls in the hereafter no greater love service, than that you supply my word to them, which you have received yourselves from me. All souls will experience the power of my word at themselves, which arrive at you to hear it. I myself speak to them through you, and so they are of good will, they recognize me myself, and their ascent in the spiritual kingdom is secured, for the power of my word helps them up. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5431.
Book 60 5432
Just thinking and acting. Love for enemy.
8. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5432.
You are to think and act justly. To do it also belongs that you show love for all men; that you exclude no-one, for all men are my children, who are to love each other therefore you are also not allowed to deny the one man your love, while you give it to the other, because you yourselves are not to judge, so one of your brothers has done wrong, but ought to leave the judgement to me, I who am truly a just judge. It is certainly difficult for you to feel for all men the same love, but so you imagine that all of you have only one father; so you imagine that his love has created all of you and that his love belongs to all his creatures always and for ever, also when they turn away from him when you yourselves know that you are seized by the love of the father, by loving care, and feel constantly guarded, so you are also not allowed to diminish the love for your father, but what you would do, so you act and think without affection towards your fellowmen, who are also my children after all, who I love. Those men, who you believe not being able to love, also have a soul in them, which is often extremely pitiable, because it languishes in greatest spiritual trouble exactly because that man is not good and awakens therefore no love in you. Could you however see such a soul in its trouble, you would, so you just have a spark of love in you, want to help it in deepest compassion and also find no rest any longer, until you have decreased the trouble of this soul. You then see just the soul, the man as such would no longer seem to you to be detestable, but you would help him like a completely blind one and forget everything, what he has done to you. And you are to always think of the soul of fellowman, when he can awaken no love in you. The agonies of the soul are inconceivable, and I take pity on every soul, and I would like to help it. But I cannot touch the free will; I must let it go its way itself but you can give it love and in this way often so have an effect on a man that also he can lighten love in him and in this way its great spiritual trouble is decreased. You can therefore help there, where I as it were am powerless to not endanger the free will of man. And it is just thought just of you, when you help fellowman, who is still bound in sin, to that level, which you have already climbed, for my favour helped you, where you were still weak; my favour also wants to help those, who are still down, but my opponent still keeps them bound. And you are to help to break the chains; you are to bring back to me, to the father from eternity, in love those children, which lost their way; and you are to help them to the same, what you have found yourselves through my love and my favour. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5432.
Book 60 5433
9. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5433.
Great compassion I must still exercise and give many favours to protect men from the last fall. Many men I must recall prematurely and approach many in unusual trouble, otherwise they would be at the mercy of him, who wants to ruin them. There will be a great lament on earth, for the still living men do not know that it is an act of favour on my part, when I end the life of those, whom they mourn; they do not know that they should thank me, because I, in compassionate love, do a work of love at them; they do not know that the time soon ends, which is still granted to them themselves. But I know about every human stirring; I know it, where the possibility still exists to mature in the opposite kingdom, but what would then no longer be possible on earth, but certainly a fall into the deep would take place, when I would leave those men alive. Believe it, you men, that I make an effort about your souls with love and patience; believe it that I do not damn, but seek to rescue until the end and that I very well know, which man is in danger to get lost, when I do not throw the last rescue anchor towards him bodily death, to be able to still awaken to life in the spiritual kingdom. My love never stops, and the greater the spiritual trouble of my children on earth is, the more my love and mercy appears, even so you men do not recognize this. I do not want your ruin; I want your ascent; I do not want that you sink into darkness, but I want that you enter into light heights, and what I can still do for you and your eternal life, that I truly do in the time until the end, although it seems as cruelty to you, because you do not know about the depth of my love, which includes all my creatures. I do not leave you to my opponent without a fight, but I can only face him with love and therefore also recall you out of love, when you only have to expect death on earth, spiritual death, which is so terrible that it moves me to pity and I want to protect you from it. You men will be able to experience my favour and mercy until the end, but where I face pure devils also this my favour and mercy is rejected, and then they create themselves their lot, for so I recall these men prematurely, also in the spiritual kingdom no ascent would be possible for them, because they persistently strive for the deep and would once still have to go again the way of banishment, the way through hard matter, which will always be the stay of that spiritual, which is completely hardened and needs endless long time until its resistance is broken and it can again strive up. This is irrevocably the lot of those, who fail on earth, and for that reason my mercy and favour will still seek to protect you men from this lot for that reason still much suffering and trouble will go over earth, before the end has come. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5433.
Book 60 5434
Remain in love, then you remain in God.
10. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5434.
Remain in perpetual connection with eternal love, by you being continually active in love, and you will always be flowed through by power and can work to the blessing of fellowmen. To whom God gives an office, to him he also gives the power to administer it, nevertheless the supply of power depends on the degree of love of a man. But also the allocation of an office has the love work of the man as the basic condition, from which therefore it is to be seen that love is not allowed to be eliminated; that love is and will always remain the first thing. And for that reason you are to first strive to increase your degree of love; you are to take care of the trouble of fellowman; you are to help him spiritually and earthly; you are to comfort the sad, help up the discouraged, strengthen the weak; you are to do everything, what helps to reduce suffering, and help fellowman to bear suffering with loving, kind exhortation, who take heart from your love, therefore always feel the power of love. Only so you keep up the connection with eternal love; only so it can fill you more and more and radiate its spirit upon you; only so you will also be flowed through by the power, which enables you to do the work in the vineyard of the Lord so long, until your hour has come, where God recalls you for the work in the spiritual kingdom. As long as you live on earth you can yourselves increase the degree of love, for you do not lack life power, which you are to use for work in love. In the spiritual kingdom you lack the power for that, so you are not yet mature, and for that reason your lot is then a very difficult one; but on earth you have complete freedom and can act at will, for the power to do it is at your disposal. Use it well, i.e., do only good, do not waste your life power for evil acts, or do not let it lie fallow through idleness, for in future you will bitterly regret it not having used it for right doing pleasing to God. And do not forget that you draw God himself to you, as soon as you practise love, for God himself is in every work of love. God is love, and for that reason you are to live in love, so that you live in God, in eternal love. But then God himself will also be in you and fill you with his power, which can show itself bodily and spiritually, but will always help you to the ascent. For so you are filled with power bodily, you will now also use it for work in love, because God himself is now active in you; because he drives you to give love to radiate out that, what is in you. And your relationship with God will be indissoluble, for that is the power of divine love that it chains to itself with irresistible might everything, what if filled by it; that therefore man can never ever separate himself from eternal love, so he has once connected with it; so his nature has changed to love. Then he has become perfect and no longer needs the school of the spirit on earth; then he will be recalled from eternal love and now be allowed to dwell near it, constantly radiated through by its power and be unspeakably happy, for he can now work in the will of God, with his light and his power. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5434.
Book 60 5435
"What you ask for in my name." Granting of prayer.
11. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5435.
Every call, which ascends from the deep to me, will be heard, so it rises from the heart of man in the spirit and in truth, i.e. is not just a form prayer, which will never reach my ear. All my creatures have consequently the fullest guarantee that I help them, when they ask me for it. And for that reason there would be no need for misery and trouble to exist, neither spiritually nor earthly, neither on earth nor in the spiritual kingdom. For I gave you the promise: "What you will ask for in my name that I will give to you." But how rarely does such a prayer rise up to me, which I can give fulfilment. As long as my creatures do not have the right living faith in me, they will not be able to pray to me intimately, and this faith they will only then gain, when they live in love. For that reason their requests are timid, they lack conviction that the father wants and can help them and the prayer is for that reason not so fully effective; it is voiced hesitatingly and doubtingly, and my love cannot give itself away in that measure, as it would like it. I am not alive enough to men in the heart, and for that reason they also do not speak to me so, as it is necessary to experience my favourable help. Men themselves prevent me to help them, because help without the right faith they would not recognize as my work and could so gain no advantage for their souls, but which every spiritual or earthly trouble is to bring to them. I fulfil every intimate prayer, and no being, may it be on earth or in the hereafter, calls me in vain for help. But to be able to call intimately, the being must believe. It must believe in a most perfect being, which wants to help in its extremely great love and also can help in its enormous power and might. This faith must be won whatever happens, otherwise the trouble cannot decrease. But the trouble has not been imposed by me myself upon the being, but always only the result of its imperfection, which can get removed through trouble and suffering, when the being itself makes an effort to get free of the trouble. Out of the own will the being sank into the deep, but can ascent at any time, when it just asks him intimately for help, who has the power and the will to help it, so the being acknowledges him and wants up to him. And no matter how great the trouble is, there is one, who can banish every trouble, when he is called upon out of the deepest heart; there is one, who just waits for this call out of the deep; who rushes to the help of every being, which longs for him; who stretches out the hands to every being to pull it up, when the being just grasps his hand in the belief in him, who can rescue it. I just demand faith of my creatures in my infinite love and power, to then let them take part and to hand out unmeasured the gifts of my love. But without faith I can give to no being. And for that reason I try everything, to revive faith in my creatures. I myself approach them all once; I help them all to be able to believe, for I will not demand something from men, what would be impossible for them, but one thing they must do themselves - they must want to believe, then they will also be able to believe, because I cannot force them to believe against their will. But then also all trouble will be over, for then there is nothing anymore, what they could not request from him, in whom they believe and upon whom they now call in the heart; to whom they send a prayer up in the spirit and in truth, in convinced faith in his love, his wisdom and his power. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5435.
Book 60 5436
Bread of life, right food, right drink.
12. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5436.
A task has been assigned to you, which you certainly can fulfil, so you are willing to serve me. You are to just pass on that, what you receive from me you are to hand out to those, who are poor in spiritual good, who necessarily need spiritual food, which they can only draw from my word, which is supplied to you from above. Many are hungry for the bread of life; but many fill themselves with the wrong food, and they receive so much of it that they ward off, so the bread of life is offered to them. And these you must first seek to cause to refrain from wrong food, and that is a work for you, which must be carried out with much love and patience to first draw the attention of your fellowmen that they can harm themselves through the receiving of wrong food and that they for that reason are to investigate very deliberately, what is offered to them. I know the great spiritual trouble of those, who have therefore been given wrongly, and I want to help them through you. You can cause much blessing through the spreading of truth, for whether you also find little approval from your fellowmen, whether you also experience open rejection you have not only spoken to these men on earth, but innumerable beings in the spiritual kingdom heard your words, and they often accept easier than men on earth, because they suffer much from hunger and thirst, but which is satisfied through that, what you hand out, because it is right food and right drink for every soul living in want. But what is done to the beings in the spiritual kingdom, has again an effect with men of this earth, for they are constantly surrounded by those and can mentally often exert greater influence, than so you speak as man to your fellowmen. Believe it that no work is done in vain, which you carry out for me and my kingdom. You yourselves cannot see the effect and for that reason also not measure, but my word, which you pass on in love, works automatically, and innumerable souls feel the power of my word. For that reason you are just not allowed to tire; you are not allowed to become lukewarm and lethargic in the vineyard work, then you also perform your office successfully, and you help many wrestling souls on earth and in the hereafter. Only truth can bring them redemption; but error chains them, and for that reason these chains must be broken through the imparting of truth, through the imparting of the word, which comes from above. And may this work seem too small for you, i.e. bringing in little success only one redeemed soul, which is therefore introduced to truth, has a crowd of ignorant souls behind it, which it can again instruct and also redeem from darkness. For that reason go about your work eagerly, which I have instructed you, and believe it that it is not done in vain; that the blessing of your activity stretches over many beings; that you help your fellowmen and also the opposite souls, so you just always hand out, what my love and favour sends to you so you are active undeterred and tirelessly for me and my kingdom. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5436.
Book 60 5437
Current of favour. Faith. Hereafter help.
13. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5437.
It is an immeasurable current of favour, which is still supplied to men before the end of this earth and which also touches the souls in the opposite kingdom, so that all can still be happy, who have the will to that, to accept my favours. My love and mercy is turned to all these souls and wants to impart to them a degree of cognition, on which they then can then build up easier; for I do not want that they spend eternities in constant darkness and great torment. But for that reason I would like to first help men on earth to faith in a living on after death, because only then they seek to take advantage of their earth life, when they do not see their life as having ended with the death of their body. Faith in living on can awaken the sense of responsibility and at least stimulate the thoughts to activity, and then it is also possible, to approach these men with the Gospel, but which is turned down flat by those, who have no faith in a life after death. Every man, who seriously deals with this question, enlightenment will be given, for I myself want it, that they can believe, and help there, where only one serious thought of it is recognizable. The closer the end is the less men deal with such thoughts, which are the most important after all for their souls, But I send tidings from above to men; I bless connections, which are established from earth to the spiritual kingdom, to that kingdom, which will be the later stay of each one men, to that kingdom, which is outside of earth and which holds all those souls, which have preceded you men. And who is of good will and seriously longs for truth, to him I send enlightenment through beings of this kingdom, so that he learns to believe and gives again enlightenment to his fellowmen. There is a life after death, but how this life is made, that you man have yourselves in the hand; you yourselves fashion it to an extremely happy one or to a life in darkness and torment. But as soon as you believe that there is no end for you, you also live on earth consciously, i.e. always with regard to life after death, and you yourselves will make an effort to fashion yourselves so that you have to expect a happy life. I help every one individual to gain knowledge, but always considering your own will that your faith does not get won inevitably. A hundredfold proof can never be supplied to you; but my current of favour is extremely effective, when you allow it to touch you that you also learn to believe without proof, because I let you have a look into an area, which is certainly closed to you, but always to be entered by men, who strive for truth and make contact with me. Also the beings in the spiritual kingdom are prepared to get into contact with you, as soon as you call them in thoughts, and they will truly instruct you right, so you are longing for truth. And your thinking will not be erroneous; you will learn to be able to believe convincingly, what you still have doubted before. The right life only begins with your death, when a spiritual kingdom receives you, which is made according to your will and walk on this earth a kingdom of light and of happiness or also of darkness, out of which you must wrestle up to the light, when you do not want to stay in the deep. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5437.
Book 60 5438
Power of Satan. Deepest darkness. Eternal light.
14. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5438.
The bondage of Satan extends over the whole earth, and for that reason darkness is spread over the whole earth, for he is the prince of darkness, and his uninterrupted activity is directed at the extinguishing of the light, which here and there flashes and threatens to chase darkness away. Light is his greatest enemy, for only there, where darkness is, he can last; there he can work and develop all his power and cunning. His kingdom is this earth; his kingdom is the world, which holds the immature spiritual, which is to get free from his bondage. In this kingdom he has unlimited power so long, as access is refused to light, for without light the spiritual does not find the way, which leads out of bondage. For that reason he will seek to hinder the spreading of light, what is to be understood so: He undermines truth, wherever he can, for truth is light, which has taken its start from God. He therefore stands as prince of darkness in the fight against God, who is eternal light. Where light can once shine, his rule has come to an end, and for that reason light must persistently be carried into darkness; truth must be brought to the beings, which live in error, in complete ignorance and for that reason also have to suffer under the power of Satan so long, as they are in darkness. Truth can certainly assert itself, but always only then, when men voluntarily profess their faith in God, in eternal light, and for that reason become themselves bearers of light from God. Then Satan has lost all power. But he does not so easily give up his position of power, and he will fight against the light until the end. He will take action everywhere against truth and also find great support on the part of those men, who themselves are still of a dark spirit and are willing, to be let by him. And since these men are the majority, it is not easy to take action against error and the lie. Darkness is too deep and light still too weak to completely chase away darkness on earth. Those men are the majority, who are his followers. Consider this, you men, that he still has power on the whole earth, because men themselves do not strive for light, but feel well in darkness, then you will also understand that he well uses his position; that he lets the cover become thicker and thicker, because men themselves support him, because they themselves resist the light radiation, that it is therefore his effort to oppose truth with the thickest lie and error, so that God cannot be recognized and he loses his followers. It will remain a fight between light and darkness; little the number of those will always be, who demand light and therefore also receive light, while the masses prefer darkness and untruthfulness can however much be offered so blatantly to them, without that they fight against it. For Satan has the masses behind him, while it is only a small crowd, which strives towards the light and whose aim is God himself, eternal light. But once the light will break through with winning power. Then the deepest darkness cannot withstand; then eternal light itself will appear with so radiating power that everything passes, what resists it. Then untruthfulness will be get uncovered, and everything, what does not strive for eternal truth, will be abandoned to destruction, but Satan will lose his power; he will be chained, so that he cannot poison the pure atmosphere, which has now been produced through the will of God so that he cannot reduce the illuminating power of the light, which now radiates for mankind on the new earth, which will feel happy in the light of truth and does no longer need to fear darkness for a long time. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5438.
Book 60 5439
Training of teaching workers through God himself. Servants.
15. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5439.
I need many servants and maidservants, for my vineyard is large, and there is much work to be dealt with, but only willing servants, completely devoted to me with the whole heart, I can take on for this work; servants, who fulfil my will in everything; who only keep to the instructions of their Lord, because I alone know it, which work has to be done to be successful. Who acts on his own authority, he is not suitable for my vineyard work, and as a result he also does not do a service for me, but he can more likely ruin, what was still good before. In all you, my servants and maidservants, are to fulfil my will and therefore keep to that, what is clearly recognizable to you as my will. You are to announce in love the Gospel to your fellowmen, which you have received from myself. But for this work I myself train my teaching workers. And therefore only those are to teach, which my wisdom recognized as suitable for this and which my love has put in the degree of knowledge that they can now teach on my behalf. Each one man can indeed preach love, but I want that men are put in a degree of cognition through you, which I for that reason send out into the world; that they indeed also first can win this cognition, so they fulfil my love commands, goes without saying, but also the knowledge about the connexions is to be opened to men, so that they learn to love me and now also fulfil my commands of their own accord. The meaning and purpose of earth life is to be explained to men; they are to know, why they are on earth and what they are to do to cover their earth life successfully; they are to know about the connexion of all created things, to which they themselves belong, with me out of this knowledge they are to come to a cognition, which earns them blessings for their soul. I want that you, my servants, instruct men, so that truth is made accessible to them, because they walk in the midst of error and lie and because for that reason they lack all cognition, which would influence their way of life to the good. But that you can carry out such an instructing activity at your fellowmen, also presupposes are corresponding knowledge on your part, and for that reason only he is suitable, who has received this knowledge from me myself. Only to whom light was given from me, he can himself rule his office as light bearer, and this is a vineyard work of greatest importance, for the activity of such a worker is as it were an eradicating of weeds, a cultivating of the field, into which then the good seed is to be put - a getting ready of the heart of man to the receiving of my word, which I myself supply to earth. Much work is still to be done, and for that reason I accept each one as servant, who adopts this word supplied to earth; who receives it in his heart and also passes it on in the will to serve me. The end is close, and still many fields lie fallow; still innumerable workers are needed, but these are not to act on their own authority, but always wait for my instruction, but which they will feel in the heart, when they are willing to do right vineyard work for me to spread my pure word, which I only supply to earth for that reason, because men are without knowledge, without right cognition, and because I am sorry for them in their spiritual darkness; because for that reason I am sending messengers to them, who are to bring to them the Gospel in my name, the pure divine love teaching, which alone shows them the way to eternal life. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5439.
Book 60 5440
Power diversion process.
16. and 17. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5440.
What takes place in the universe, that you men on earth cannot judge, for an exchange occurs persistently, a supply of the power current from God into the innumerable creations of earthly and spiritual kind. Everywhere are as it were power stations, i.e. spiritual beings full of light, which can receive and accept power from God in excess, to now pass these on again there, where light and power is needed. It is an uninterrupted flowing out of power from God and an uninterrupted distributing of it into his creations. But since nothing happens senselessly and pointlessly, the diversion process takes place in a law-governed order, and the will of God, of the law giver from eternity, is working in his light beings exactly like in God himself, but it is handed over to them, to execute the divine will. Therefore the existence of the whole spiritual and earthly creation has been handed over to his light beings, which stand in highest perfection, because the uninterrupted power reception also drives these beings to uninterrupted activity and this their activity exists again in the arranging and supply of that, what has to rely on power supply from God, to be again able to be active in the will of God. The perpetual power supply and diversion produces perpetual life, but as it also proves life, for no standstill occurs, which would be equal to death. There is nothing lifeless in the whole universe, as long as it is fed by the all enlivening power of God; but there is also no cutting out of the power supply; there is no toning down of power, only the power is passed on in different strength, what also means more or less pulsating life why also the creations in the universe are of different kind beginning from the still completely material to the completely spiritualized creations. But nothing is completely without power supply, so that life becomes apparent everywhere, even so now and then hardly recognizable. The power current from God therefore touches his children in fullest power effect, i.e. the spiritual creatures having gained highest perfection, which receive his love radiation directly and use this power in their love drive to bless the spirit world full of light, to persistently share and therefore to start the diversion process, which is to again bring the repatriation of the power from God to himself in the form of beings having gained last perfection, which again are allowed to receive his love power as children of God. (17.7.1952) In the whole universe light beings, therefore receivers of the power from God, now rule their office, by them also securing the life of that, what has been handed over to them for care. It is simply said: The light beings secure the existence of it it means so much, as that those light beings are creatively active; that they utilize as power stations in infinity this power in the will of God and now again and again new creations come into being, through their will indeed, but which is also always the will of God, otherwise they could never receive unlimited power, because this causes complete entrance into the divine will, therefore the being is actually just the performer of the divine will, to be allowed by this to feel highest happiness. No being keeps love power flowing through it for itself, but uses it for the awakening to new life, so that therefore both constantly new creations arise, as also that spiritual is called into life dwelling in the dead, i.e. powerless state, because the divine power radiation always has a life awakening effect and it is only left to the power receivers to utilize the power in the right way, i.e., to direct it in wisdom and love there, where powerlessness is visible, which at the same time means spiritual death. Innumerable light and power receivers are made happy by God; innumerable power stations receive and send; spiritual and material creations come into being; darkness is flowed through by light, which also penetrates into graves and awakens to life. No spiritual being, which is still imperfect, is without such spiritual protection, and every being filled with power wants to communicate; it wants to pass on and let the power current from God constantly flow there, where there is lack of power. Innumerable small and smallest living beings catch this power and awaken to life, to now to get on their part included in the power exchange process, for also the smallest living being increases the power, by it again giving life to beings and the supply of power occurs uninterruptedly, which has its original in God, but which never exudes arbitrarily, but fills the whole universe according to divine order, his principle of wisdom and love, lets spiritual and material creations come into being and gives all entities the possibility to get perfect, by it getting again the power supplied, of which he once robbed himself and which again leads it close to God, where it once started. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5440.
Book 60 5441
Descriptions of the hereafter just illustrative and comparatively.
18. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5441.
Everything, what is beyond your earth life, will remain a mystery for you, even so it is explained to you through the love and goodness of the heavenly father, for it can be explained only always in a way comprehensible to you, as long as you dwell on earth. You can only imagine it so far despite explanations, as it corresponds with your capacity and your cognition, and this knowledge you also seek to transfer to that world, which is still closed to you. But you do not consider how unspeakable limited your knowledge is and how unspeakable small and poor also this earth is, which you inhabit, measured at the glories of many other creations in the kingdom of God. You do not consider that you lack all opportunities for comparison to be able to give you men a full understanding for that supernatural world. For that reason it is also impossible to give you enlightenment, which completely agrees with truth. You can only receive descriptions comparatively, from which you can see that exactly like on earth laws must be followed; that the divine order in the spiritual kingdom must absolutely be obeyed, when the ascent development in the hereafter is to also progress. It is furthermore impossible to impart spiritual impressions to men on earth or to explain them to them approximately. For that, what the beings feel in the opposite kingdom there are no words, which could describe to you men their state. Under these feelings the effect is to be understood of that, what they experience, what they see and what they feel in the face of the indescribable creations, all the same, whether of happy or of unhappy kind. Wanting to give an account of such to you men is only possible on the way of equivalences; that therefore earthly ideas are made accessible to you, which certainly let you recognize meaning and purpose, but are never reality. There is no end through the death of the body; the soul continues to live in spheres, which it itself has created through earth life. Happy or unhappy can its lot be but how it also may be it can be placed before the eyes of you men only illustratively, and every enlightenment about it, every description is always just a weak attempt to solve a problem with ideas known to you to strengthen in you the feeling of responsibility to the soul, for which you men yourselves on earth fashion the lot in the hereafter. The knowledge about opposite things is withheld from mankind, and it will also never be able to penetrate into an area, which is only then to be entered, when the spiritual development of a man has reached that degree that he is able to see spiritually. But then it will still not be possible to pass on to fellowmen his impressions and feelings comprehensibly, because the earthy kingdom and the spiritual kingdom are two completely separated kingdoms, where one is no longer responsible for the other therefore the laws, which are valid in one, are completely abolished in the other world. And nevertheless the spiritual world is reality, and each one will be able to convince himself of it, so he stops wearing his bodily cover and enters into that kingdom, and then he will understand it that men on this earth could receive no information, which completely agrees with truth. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5441.
Book 60 5442
Spiritually becoming superficial. Urgency of helping collaboration.
19. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5442.
A spiritual mission must be taken over and be carried out completely voluntarily, for every compulsion prevents its effect. But free will to that end emerges from love, out of love for me and for the neighbour; otherwise man would never offer himself to such a mission, which has only pure spiritual causes and pursues pure spiritual purpose. When love for me and for the neighbour drives a man to lead him to me, because he knows that the distance from me has an unhappy effect for the soul of fellowman and because he knows that I am glad about every soul which again returns to me, then only he will have success in his mission, because love is that power, which produces the success. I can only show men their spiritual trouble, the will to remove it, must awaken in the heart of man and now drive him to further action. I myself am indeed always the driving one; it is my love, which I turn to you, you who want to serve me; which constantly keeps the longing busy in you to help those, who are in trouble. And my love can in this way have an effect on you, because you are of good will.
The danger of becoming spiritually superficial is gigantic among men; nothing more leaves a deeper impression, no matter what happens to them everything is seen pure earthly, but never a spiritual meaning or explanation recognized. In no way can mankind get more influenced, even the greatest disasters only touch them insofar, as that their own possessions get lost as a result, but who is not affected himself by it, he just takes note of it, but the events do not leave a deeper impression. Scorn and mockery hits only those, who believe to recognize a spiritual connexion; men are superficial, and it is unspeakably difficult to touch their hearts that they open themselves to the so spiritual influence and come to cognition. It is also unspeakable difficult for you, you who have taken over this mission, to find a hearing with the men of the world. And yet you can still most likely bring them to thinking, because you live in the midst of them and yet go a way, which is unknown to them. They do not have the desire to follow you on this way, and yet they ask themselves, where your way perhaps may lead. Already that you walk in the midst of them and think and act differently than them, that can stimulate them to think, and that it is, what is necessary to now be able having a further effect. But I know about every soul, about its degree of maturity; I know also that only few are still to be won, and I do not leave these to their fate, but send you to them in the way. I myself can only have an effect through you on them, and that is your mission that you create the connexion between them and me; that you give me the possibility to speak to men without compulsion of the will. They will not recognize me, but listen to the words as coming from you, and yet something will stick, because my power works, where one just listens to me. No meeting is arbitrarily, which you will have, as there is no happening around you at all without meaning and purpose, but the will of man itself decides on the effect at himself, at his soul. I am glad about your collaboration, but also you must do this work in complete free will, why I cannot prove to you through unusual signs the importance of your work, but just demand your faith in it that I need you in the last time before the end, because extremely great spiritual trouble prevails, on earth as well as also in the spiritual kingdom, and that I bless you for your will to help and your loving collaboration. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5442.
Book 60 5443
Spiritual drought water of life. Awakening spiritual hunger.
20. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5443
Every opportunity you are to seize to be active for me and my kingdom. The spiritual hunger is to be awakened; you are to distribute samples and, in faith in me, also always be able to be certain of my blessing, so that your work may be successful. There is a great spiritual draught, as spiritual desert, where no life thrives, and you are to bring fertility into this desert a project, which almost appears impossible and yet is possible, when the living water is supplied to it, when something truly life awakening is carried into the desert and careful tending is turned towards the coming out seed, when my word, the right water of life, is carried everywhere with much love and patience, where the hearts of men are barren and empty and need a new revival. The spiritual hunger must move in the hearts of men, and for that reason the bread of heaven must be made accessible to them, so that they reach for it and refresh themselves. Only few make the attempt, but these will never ever regret it, for they receive something delicious, which they no longer want to give away. No spiritual gift remains without effect, as soon as it has once been received as food of the soul. Who receives it in the desire for spiritual food, he will also experience strengthening and full of thanks recognize it as the bread of heaven; he will supply to his soul the living water and truly make a fertile soil out of a desert of the heart; he will feel the current of divine love and open himself to it, and he will in future never ever live in want, for as soon as he desires food for his soul, he will also receive it. To him I send my messengers that they give him, what he needs for his soul. And for that reason you are to be active incessantly, for the spiritual trouble is great, and only my word can give to men, what they need to decrease spiritual trouble. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5443.
Book 60 5444
The loving man cannot deny God out of conviction.
21. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5444.
What you do to those, who are in trouble that you have done to me. As soon as love drives you to help fellowman in spiritual trouble or earthly trouble, you also love me, for love seizes everything, and therefore you can no longer exclude me, me who am myself eternal love, so you feel love in you. To whom you give love does not matter; love always remains something divine; it is always a sign of the approach to eternal love. Therefore I accept every work of love as done for me and reciprocate love in increased measure, why the preparedness to love will always increase more and more, until the nature of man has completely become love. For that reason a loving man cannot negate me myself as eternal love, so he is seriously put before the question, whether he believes in a God, who is love in himself. He cannot do it with conviction; but the possibility exists that he does not ask this question himself full seriously; that he thoughtlessly denies an eternal divinity to take the opposite side. He therefore could believe so he wanted it, but the will lacks, which would result in a concerning himself with this problem. To be able to believe presupposes a wanting to believe; as soon as the will is there, the previous doubts melt away immediately, when he mentally concerns himself with a teaching, which must get accepted and also can get accepted with good will. The objection "I cannot believe" is untruthfulness, because the will to believe does then not yet exist. To a loving man the conviction can come very easily, because faith emerges out of love; by comparison it is difficult for a completely loveless man, to win this faith, and for that reason love must be practised before, when the will to faith exists, what however will rarely be the case with a loveless man. But without faith there is no happiness, for I cannot give away myself to a man and open my glories to him, so he does not acknowledge me, therefore believes in me as loving, extremely wise and omnipotent being. The acknowledgement of me myself causes me to give away unmeasured, and I prepare an unsuspected glory to the souls, but possession they can only take in faith in me. But not I refuse to give myself to man, but he himself accepts nothing from me, since he does not accept me, since negates my existence. But I also do not give up the most unbelieving soul; I again and again approach it and seek to reveal my identity. Once I will also succeed; once also the most unbelieving soul will know that there is a being to which it owes its existence, and once it will also recognize its perfection and long for its love. Then it itself will also be able and willing to love, and then it will be able to believe firmly and undoubtedly and approach me in this faith; it will long for me and also find fulfilment; it will come to me voluntarily, and I will receive it, because it now loves me and believes in me. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5444.
Book 60 5445
God as Master Teacher. Truth - Light.
22. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5445.
I am your master teacher, and I truly instruct you right. I give you light. And therefore the fight against darkness starts from me, for carrying light into darkness means to take action against darkness, to drive it away with brightly radiating light, which penetrates through corners, so entry is not refuse to it. But to bring light means bringing pure truth to those, who still languish in error, in the darkness of the spirit. Truth, the eternal light, starts from me and is directed against him, who is an enemy of truth, who wants to spread error and lie into the world to dethrone me. He will not succeed for ever, because light has such a strong luminous power that it uncovers every project of my opponent. Pure truth will quite clearly and plainly uncover all connexions and therefore also the fight between light and darkness and its cause, and that the earlier there, where truth is brought to mankind, which will seem acceptable to all those, who would like to know, what has been explained to them too little about meaning and purpose of earth life and their earth task. He opens himself, and the light can shine into his heart. He accepts truth, which I give him through my servants, whose master teacher I am myself. I myself therefore bring truth to those, who long for it, also when they receive it from a man. But it is I myself, who speaks though this man. And because darkness lies spread very densely over earth, I must light little lights everywhere, i.e. take residence in the spirit in many men to address men, and I do that everywhere, where believing men, devoted to me and active in love, speak for me; may it be in communities, may it be in little circles wherever my name is mentioned, where as it were I myself can dwell among them through the will of those, there I can also express myself through the mouth of one or the other, and he will then be able to speak filled with the spirit and now talk for me and my kingdom, and what he says will be pure truth. For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am in the midst of them, and I will truly know to prevent that my opponent wins the upper hand, so one would be his supporters. Truth will find entry everywhere, but whether men feel happy in rooms well enlightened is left to them themselves. Many withdraw again into darkness, because they believe they can do without light, pure truth. For also my opponent fights with toughness and all means at his disposal. He is also not shy to apparently accept truth, to make himself out to be also a servant of mine to lay a trap at the first opportunity and to clearly go over to the opposite to dismiss everything, what he has supported before. Everywhere where still darkness is, where lack of clarity prevails and lack of understanding, there my light has not yet penetrated, there my opponent is at work. Where on the other hand enlightenment full of light can be given, there truth is supported; there men speak for me, I who am eternal truth, and to these you are to listen.
Untruthfulness, error and lie has an effect against the divine and with serious consequences in the hereafter, because the soul has no clear cognition, because all its thinking and wanting is confused and it does not find out of darkness without help. Only the light of truth is pioneering in this kingdom, and who does not possess this, is poor and unhappy. For that reason I want to instruct you men still on earth and supply pure truth to you, so that you do not wander about in darkness already on earth and still more in the spiritual kingdom, where you accept truth still harder than on earth. But you can only be happy through truth, for truth is light, and light is happiness. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5445.
Book 60 5446
Sign of the living word. Examination.
23. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5446
A sign of my spirit work is the hearing of the inner voice. I myself communicate with you, so that you can understand me; that you can even hear sounding my voice in you, when a certain degree of maturity is reached, which makes latter possible. You can therefore hear my word in you, and that in the form of thoughts full of light, which let my love, wisdom and omnipotence flow towards you and which also express my love, wisdom and omnipotence. Therefore loving admonitions, consolations and advice get through to your spiritual ear; teachings full of wisdom will be imparted to you and my rule and work so explained that you can also recognize my omnipotence from it, for all my revelations, which I give away to men, merely aim to achieve the recognition of me myself, the recognition of a being, which is extremely loving, wise and powerful. To whom I now reveal myself, who can hear my voice in him, he must therefore receive words, which let me be recognized in my nature, and you men can carry out an examination on it, so you doubt the genuineness of such words, which are made out to have been "received" from me. Every man should be able to hear my voice in him, but there are on earth, particularly at the time of the end, only few men to whom I can speak that they hear me. Indeed, everyone is allowed to feel addressed by me; to no man I will refuse to give myself, but whether his soul it so prepared that it can hear and understand the voice of my spirit that alone determines, whether the spiritual material presented to men as revelation on my part is the living word spoken by me. For also the intellect can form words in a sense pleasing to me; mans thinking can aim at me and also long for my address; he can want that I express myself so as he longs for it. Then a spiritual material becomes visible through human will, which perhaps does not contradict divine principles and still is not the living word, which my spirit in man would like to impart to the soul, but which it cannot hear and understand, because it has not yet reached the spiritual maturity. My spirit certainly influences the thinking of that man, why he does not voice things adverse to God, but my voice, my living word, is received without thought; it is as it were imparted literally, what I want to announce to the receiver of my word words of deep content, through which all men are to be led to cognition; words, which have deepest meaning and are determined to bring light to men, who still go along in the darkness of the spirit.
When I speak to men through my spirit that they are to pass on to fellowmen that, what they heard from me, then I will truly speak so that it is clearly understandable, but also testifies to my love, wisdom and omnipotence, otherwise I myself would not be recognizable in the word, which flows out of me. But the purpose of my word is that mankind learns to recognize me. Seriously consider these words, so you carry out an examination of spiritual material, which is to have me as origin. Can men recognize in it an extremely loving, wise and powerful God and father from eternity, than you can accept them unobjectionably as originating from me. But only very rarely I can announce myself in this way that a soul has sharpened its spiritual ear so to hear the voice of my spirit and express literally, what the spirit out of me announces to it. A genuine receiver of the word is never himself mentally active, and his spiritual material includes all areas, because I want to introduce first him himself and through him then all men to truth, because he is to become for me a right announcer of truth, which only can make my nature recognizable to men. Who wants to learn to recognize me, he must hear truth whatever happens, so that he learns to fervently believe, i.e. faith becomes conviction in him, which was before just spiritual material taken on traditionally. But I want to get recognized, because I want to get loved. For that reason all my revelations will aim to achieve only one thing, to give a truthful picture of me to men, so that they can love me, when they put up this picture in them, but what is only then possible, when purest truth is supplied to them. And the imparting of truth by an unusual way, through the voice of the spirit in man, is always the most unmistakable sign that a man hears my voice in him; that he receives the fervent word from me myself, I who am the word myself from eternity. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5446.
Book 60 5447
What is creation.
24. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5447.
What is creation ideas and thoughts came out of me; they took on form, and my love-will strengthened these forms; they became, as before still pure spiritual substance, hardened and compressed to something visible to matter, which is therefore in itself strengthened spiritual power, which starting place is I myself. But my ideas and thoughts did not flow purposelessly into infinity, but they were substantiated in my love and wisdom; they were so to speak the means recognized by me, to change a wrong state, of the spiritual once created by me, which had deserted me in free will.
No cause remains without effect. My created visible and invisible worlds were the effect produced from the cause the defection of the spiritual from me. In my wisdom I recognized a way, from which the fallen could again return to me. This way rose before my eyes as thoughts and ideas, and through my love-will I realized them, for my love is power, and what I wanted, that happened. I now saw the ideas in reality before me; they had taken shape, and I enlivened these forms with the spiritual; I therefore formed as it were the spiritual itself to creations, which now became visible reality as hardened substance.
The material creation is therefore the spiritual power compacted to form, which hardened for that reason, because it had got into certain inactivity through the refusal to take on power supply from me, which would have enabled it the activity, which was the purpose of the spiritual before the defection. The spiritual resisted me deliberately; it believed being able to exist without my power supply, and became as a result unable for every activity, what therefore resulted in the growing stiff of the spiritual substance or also: My will bound or consolidated the spiritual and let it as it were go the way, which aimed at a change of will. The course of the ascent development started in creation, with the aim of the return of the fallen spiritual to me.
Everything what arose through my will and my love-power, may it be the spiritual or the material creation, came out first as thought, but was at once already reality, because no time was needed, so wisdom and love once moved such thoughts in it, which were in accordance with my perfection and for that reason were capable of no improvement any more. The compacted or bound state of spiritual power was supposed to just be a temporary one, because it so to speak meant retrogression for the free created spiritual, but which could bring back the former freedom to the spiritual, which had voluntarily proceeded into powerlessness and must again reach the original properties to be happy. Moreover my perpetual power flowing out from me is also perpetually effective, what means as good as that it can only have positive success, because it is always building up, but never destructive. It is allowed to just find no resistance, which then indeed also excludes a negative effect, but abolishes the effect, according to law from eternity, so long, as this resistance - rejection of my love power exists. So long also the spiritual substance will remain in its solidification, for my love power alone redeems the hardened spiritual; my love power alone gives back life, which was once in it, and leads it again to that purpose, which it could fulfil at the very beginning. My love power dissolves hard matter and spiritualizes is again, and the thoughts and ideas gone out of me have proved themselves and have achieved that, what is meaning and purpose of every work of creation they have supplied the spiritual back to me again, which once went away from me voluntarily, but could never separate from me, because without me it cannot exist. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5447.
Book 60 5448
Spirit spark. Life.
25. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5448.
It is the spirit, which makes alive. It is my spirit, my share, which slumbers in you and is to be brought to awakening; which does not push its way to the front, but patiently waits, until you cause it to express itself. But then it proclaims marvellous things to you, for it is divine and consequently knows about everything, can reveal everything to you, what you desire to know and in addition still far more. My spirit is the divine spark, which rests in each one mans heart and which only gives man the right life, so it can be active in him. And to let this spirit spark become an infinite sea of fire is the purpose of your earth life or also the fulfilment, for then you are full of divine spirit, as soon as the spark in you, which is my share, has become a bright flame of love. Then you have carried out the unification with me; the little love spark has united itself with the fire of eternal love, and I am present in man in all fullness; he lives in and with me.
You are at the beginning of your embodiment as man from below according to the soul, i.e., its substances have gone through the material creation, because they belonged to the fallen spiritual, which must first again develop up. The body is also still very immature spiritual, and both, soul and body, would hardly ascent during earth life, when the God-spark in the soul would not make the leadership its business or also when I would not always be prepared to let my spirit, my love power, flow into man, what also always results in the reaching of the last aim, only not in every man this favour is used. For my spirit can only express itself, when man listens to it in free will; my spirit can express itself only, when the mans heart fashions itself to love and as a result can hear the fine voice of my spirit. Therefore it awakens him to life through love, i.e., it allows its effectiveness; my spirit gets active and now guides man onto the right way. My spirit instructs him; man is getting taught from the inside in divine wisdom, because it is no earthly, but spiritual knowledge, which he now receives; knowledge, which goes out from me myself, which is therefore imparted to man through the voice of the spirit. But to now being able to hear this voice, the spiritual ear of man must be trained, i.e., the soul must be fashioned itself so that it understands, what the spirit speaks to it, and this fashioning happens through love work. A man, who lives in love, has the ability to hear inwardly the words, which my spirit imparts to him; but the soul has only kept back this ability, for once it possessed in high degree abilities, which it has lost through the former defection from God. But love brings all its divine qualities again back to it, and for that reason man can still achieve much more, when he devotes himself to a love life, for it is his original state into which he enters, when through love he joins eternal love; when he can now work in association with me and therefore also achieve everything. But out of its own power the soul would never achieve this aim; for that reason I put into the soul a little spark of my eternal spirit, and happy, who lets himself be directed by it; happy - who listens to its voice happy, who establishes the connexion with the father spirit from eternity. For he will live for ever. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5448.
Book 60 5449
"In my Fathers house are many mansions."
26. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5449.
In my Fathers house are many mansions. Can you understand the meaning of these my words? That I promise you dwelling in the house of my father, but at the same time give you to understand that for every of my creatures the dwelling is prepared, which is suitable for the reception of the individual that I want to say to you thus, what you have not yet achieved on earth, you can strive for in heaven, because I have innumerable possibilities to promote your maturity in the spiritual kingdom. Not only the earth is at my disposal, but all my creations are maturation stations for the still immature spiritual, until it is finally so far in its development, that it can take possession in heavenly happiness of the most marvellous spiritual creations, for everywhere it is in the "house of my Father", in the area of my infinite love, and it will always stay there, where the father has prepared dwelling for it, in accordance with its degree of love and its ability, to rule and work in that kingdom, which has been allocated to it by me. In my fathers house are many dwellings. No being is homeless; eternal home receives all souls, but this home is fashioned varied it can show the most marvellous flower gardens and most beautiful palaces; but it can also contain endless wide desolate areas, which walking through also require endless times but always also ways branch off in these desolate areas, which lead to a land full of flowers, and it only depends on, whether the walkers pay attention to these ways; whether they attentively are on the look out for a way out from the desert and also enter this way out. Everyone is received in my eternal home, and everyone is entitled to take possession of a home. But how it is, is alone under their wanting. And for that reason I say: In my Fathers house are many mansions. For each one man, each one being, prepares it for himself according to the degree of his perfection. But no matter how poor this his dwelling still is it can truly quickly be reshaped through his will and his work, and the most loving homes can come into being, so the soul just has the longing for such one and eagerly strives for fulfilment. The countless helpers stand by it and create and work with it, and it can become a paradisiac stay, where before was a deserted and dark area. Once every soul comes back into its true home, but as long as it is still imperfect, it will feel homeless, although it has already entered that kingdom, from which it once started. But I have many school houses, and the ascent development will make certainly progress, although often a long time is needed for it. Once also the lost son will return and again move into that dwelling, that he once possessed; he will stay in the father house, where all children are gathered around the father; he will lovingly be received by eternal love, which allocates the place to him next to it. But endless times will still pass, until all my children have found home, until they can take residence in my house; endless times will still pass, but I give up no one of my children. The love of the father draws them, and none of my children will be able to withstand this love for ever. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5449.
Book 60 5450
Neighbourly love guarantee for presence of God.
27. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5450.
Works of neighbourly love, accomplished in complete unselfishness, secure the joining together with me, for I myself am love, and who remains in love, he remains in me and I in him. Therefore you have a guarantee for my presence, when you practise love. And again love is the most secure weapon against Satan, for where love is, he flees and can then no longer harm you. Now it is comprehensible that man, as long as he dwells on earth, is not perfect; that he will again and again fall back into his weaknesses and faults, even so he seriously strives to live in and according to my will. And then also my opponent will again and again try to approach him; he will want to influence man to sin; he will seek to seize him there, where he is weak. But in the same measure also I will be prepared for protection, certainly under consideration of free will. However as evil currents touch man from his side, so also the waves of my love touch him, and without touching free will, the heart of a man, willing to love, will still let itself be influenced by my radiation more than of that of Satan, because man has already will wise professed his faith in me. It is a fight between light and darkness, but which is decided by man himself, and darkness will never ever gain the victory over a man, who wants to be good, also when a weakness of will overcomes him now and then. Then I give him the strengthening, and he also accepts it.
Consequently therefore there are also undeniably men on this earth, who are suitable for a mission, which is meant for the spreading of pure truth. And these men I choose myself for me, recognizing in my wisdom, whether they are suitable for it. And whether my opponent will also exactly there apply all his temptation skills his power is not stronger that mine, on the other hand my love is stronger than his, and this my love seizes and fills the heart of man, which is prepared to serve me. For latter is decisive, whether I grant him my protection since he has offered his service voluntarily to me and for that reason will also rightly enjoy my complete protection. Moreover it must certainly be possible for me after all, to supply pure truth to men. But if no man would be safe from the influence of my opponent, so it would also not be possible to give pure truth to mankind. Nevertheless you are to always seriously examine and not accept, what appears doubtful to you. But who strives for pure truth, he will also receive and recognize it as such despite all counter efforts of him, who crusades against truth, but can never prevent that I myself, as eternal truth, come to men in the word, as I have announce it through my word: "I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world." Amen.
B.D. NR. 5450.
Book 60 5451
Time of favour. Serious admonition to the end.
29. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5451.
The time of favour is soon over for also the longest time once comes to an end, and I have truly had patience with you men and again and again granted you a time to still rescue from ruin, who uses this time for the salvation of his soul. For the sake of these few the end does not occur earlier, as planned for eternity, although the spiritual state of mankind has already reached a level, which justifies the destruction, i.e. dissolving, of earth. But as long as still one soul is able of improvement, I take pity and have patience and delay judgement, which has been announced to you men through seers and prophets. And nevertheless also the longest time once comes to an end and everything fulfils itself according to plan, what has been predicted to you.
But whether I also again and again shout these words of admonition to you, you do not believe it and do nothing to improve your spiritual state. And suddenly and unexpectedly that will occur what means for you men, you who do not listen, the end; an end, from which you cannot withdraw; but which will affect you extremely painfully. Because it is not the end of your existence, but the remaining of existence for you, you who are unbelieving, it is an agonizing and endless long times lasting matter, until you once again reach that level, on which you now already stood, when you had started earth life as man.
You men, let yourselves be warned and admonished after all; do no longer live thoughtlessly along, but remember seriously the state of your souls. And know that for many of you there is no going on living in the opposite kingdom, but that you remain on earth after the death of your body, however being banished in hardest matter, unable to live and still not extinguished. You men, imagine an extremely hard imprisonment, and you will do everything, to escape it know that an unimaginable hard dungeon custody waits for you, when you do not believe my words and improve, i.e. lead a way of life according to my will in acknowledgement of me myself when you do not believe in me and keep my commands. Endless long time you will have to languish, while you here only a short time need to control yourselves, to give up the pleasures of the world, and need to acknowledge me as your Lord to then live in freedom and happiness for ever.
I would like to protect you all from this terrible lot, but only your will can prevent it. And for that reason I again and again approach you, and represent to you which fate you are heading for. But once my patience and mercy steps back, for my law from eternity is unchangeable and must get fulfilled. Only short is the time, which is still granted to you until the end. Use it well and work, as long as it is still day, for the night comes, where you no longer can work. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5451.
Book 60 5452
Handing out of light presupposes longing for it.
30. and 31. July 1952. B.D. NR. 5452.
Light is going to be yours, you who desire light. And for that reason my sun of favour also radiates into darkness; also in the deep rays of light flash, so that the desire for light may be awakened in the souls, which already endlessly long dwell in darkness and cannot go away alone from it. But as soon as a ray of light flashes, the desire will get busy in some souls, to flee from darkness, and the opportunity will also be offered to these souls; they are as it were lured out of the deep, and slowly and often hesitatingly they follow the ray, and they are led there, where light is in fullness, not however visible to them in its complete brightness, because they would not be able to bear it, as long as they are still dark in the spirit. Light beings constantly climb to the deep to fetch up, who are prepared to follow them. It is no act of violence and also no extraordinary appearing event, which could determine the souls in darkness to follow them, but the soul must, as on earth, be willing, to accept a gift offered to it. It then feels the light as favour, when its resistance against me has let up, and then it will also voluntarily follow the messengers of light, although it only sees in them fellow suffering souls, which it is to join. And this willingness is the condition that it is touched by a ray of light. For the will of each one being in the deep is known to me, and incessantly I send to them souls wanting to help them, to fetch them up into spheres, where opportunity is now offered to them, to acquire light for themselves and to improve their lot. (31.7.1952) All souls in the opposite kingdom carry out redeeming activity, which have reached a certain degree of maturity, which can receive light, for every soul must possess light itself, if it wants to pass it on to those, which still dwell in darkness. But redeeming activity can also be carried out on earth, by men, who, through a way of life according to my will, are also able to receive and to pass on light. As soon as these look after the souls in true neighbourly love, which still go along in the darkness of the spirit, they join the crowd of those, who are active to redeem, and also these are recognized by the souls in the opposite kingdom as source of light and power and for that reason also always besieged, for where just one loving thought is meant for the opposite souls, this is recognizable to them as ray of light.
But where love is, is also wisdom, light, which chases away the dark spiritual state. Where love is, those souls are drawn to, which want to have light, and where love is, they will also always be allowed to receive. As soon as the will and the longing for light has once become busy in them, they always let up; hungrily they receive, what means food for them; they strengthen themselves on it, so that they can always receive more and more and are now also inspired by the will, to give away or to direct souls of darkness there, where light is emitted. But nothing can be given without desire. The beings are to want freely, on earth as well as also in the spiritual kingdom in free will they must return to me, but loving help will always be done to them, for light wants to spread and illuminate everything, what was dark before. I want to make happy with my love light all entities, which willingly open themselves to receive my light in them. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5452.
Book 60 5453
Putting the will underneath Gods will.
1. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5453.
I acknowledge all of you as my servants on earth, as soon as you just put your will underneath me and are therefore prepared to do the will of your Lord and master. Then you have consciously entered into my service, and then I can myself be active through you, i.e., you will now carry out, what I would like myself to do at my earth children, but for which I need mediators, because my direct work would mean faith compulsion. And therefore you yourselves support me; you do everything in my place, what you feel in you as assignment from me; you work for me and my kingdom; you carry out a spiritual work, which indeed brings in no earthly profit, but once will be rewarded by me myself. What is done for my kingdom, will always be a work, which is not acknowledged by world men, which is not valued earthly and as it were seen as a waste of time, and nevertheless it is the most important work, because its effect stretches out over eternal life, because it can produce eternity successes, which remain, when the body passes away. But who has put his will underneath mine, he also recognizes the importance of his service for me, and he will carry it out conscientiously, although earthly no acknowledgement for it will be his. But he is to consider himself as a fighter for me, who goes to war against my opponent. He fights for a holy thing; he fights for the eternal life of many souls, who have to rely on his help against the enemy. For much power is at his disposal through the putting of his will underneath mine, because he receives it from me and is therefore suitable as fighter for me and my kingdom. You men can accomplish nothing out of you alone, but everything with me. And man must possess this faith to offer himself to me for service. He feels himself weak, but is full of confidence that he can everything with my power, and he wants to utilize this my power for me; he wants to help to extend my kingdom through the supply of souls, which have once deserted me and turned towards him, who is my opponent. And I accept them, because I need many servants and because I only find few, who would like to serve me in free will. The army of my fighters is certainly small, but for that reason strong, because it can make use of my power unlimitedly. And I will bless the small number of those, who want to serve me in love, and their work will not be in vain. I will also protect them against all attacks of my enemy, who again and again seeks to fight against them, because he knows that they mean a great danger for him and his power. He will apply all means to draw them off me, but my servants recognize and see through him. For I enlighten their spirit, and everything, what is dark, they will recognise and fight against. For that reason, who wants to serve me, he may hand over himself to me full of trust, and in future his life stands in my love and favour; and he will go every way, guided and accompanied by me. And he will be able to go, where he wants; I always go next to him and never ever let him fall into the hands of the opponent. For I am a good house father for my servants, who truly rewards loyal work. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5453.
Book 60 5454
Task to announce the Gospel.
2. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5454.
And it is my will that my Gospel is spread throughout the world for mankind is without knowledge about, what it is to do to be happy. It indeed knows my teaching superficially, and you will bring to men nothing new, but that is to become alive in them, what is still dead, what were just words for them without meaning and spirit. You are to enliven men with my word, which comes from above; you are to announce my work to them, which is the result of a living faith, of a life in unselfish neighbourly love and in most intimate connexion with him, whom you want to announce to them. You are to instruct them that not everything is to be dismissed, what they would like to dismiss and banish into the realm of phantasy and legends, that deep truth was just disfigured through the will of man and that you bring again to them this truth in purest form. For there are seekers among the mass of men, and to them you bring valuable gifts, which they certainly appreciate and are happy to find them. And because it is my will that you announce my Gospel, I myself will promote your activity in every way. Hungry souls I will show the way to you; who desires light, will see it shining and proceed into its ray, and your thoughts I will direct that they always want the right, when they do spiritual work and therefore serve me. You just feel yourselves as being with little value of capacity for work, and still also the smallest service can be of greatest blessing; a tiny stone can be brought to roll and have powerful effects; a single word of truth can always have greater repercussions and move innumerable spirit beings, who intervene into the thoughts of men and give further enlightenment and can therefore kindle light, where it is still dark.
Spread the Gospel throughout the world; speak, where it is feasible, and know that I always stand by your side, so you are active for me and my name. For time comes to an end. For that reason help all redeem, who are of good will, for you, you who yourselves stand in truth, because you receive it from me directly, you are also able to spread it, for who wants to hand out, must himself possess, and for that reason I supply to you amply, so that you can pass on my gift, for there is great trouble among men, and to remove this trouble, you are to be active incessantly. And I will give you my blessing, and all souls will also thank you, who you lead out of darkness of the spirit into the light of eternal life. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5454.
Book 60 5455
Gods will. Gods tolerating.
3. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5455.
I as the Lord of heaven and earth, as Lord of the blessed kingdom of the spirits and also of deepest darkness, truly have the power to untie and to bind, i.e., to free everything unfree and to prevent my counter powers to use their power, when it is not according to my will. And still I withdraw my will as much as possible, because I want to throw back all beings on their own resources, whether good or evil; because I want that they are to determine their state freely out of themselves as independent beings, because I want that they become perfect in future. For that reason I tolerate, what is not according to my will, but always only for that purpose that the being itself recognizes the wrong of its thinking and acting and changes its nature by itself. But so I want, everything must obey me, and also the dark powers cannot then resist me. And I would also be able to prove to men on earth this my power, but the love of my creatures means much more to me than the fear, which certainly would also produce obedience, but which is no joy for me. I want to win the love of my creatures, and also the beings from the deep darkness are to feel from time to time my love radiation, so that they voluntarily turn again to me. And for that reason I not always let my power become effective, even so the acting of men and also of the spiritual in darkness often requires an intervention of my power. But all too great mistakes of my opponents I tone down in their effect, i.e., I leave the freedom to my creatures to think and to act according to their will, even so it is often bad over bad, what they do. But I protect those, at which the attacks of those are aimed, by me weakening the effect or changing it to the opposite therefore by that, what for example a man earthly does to fellowmen in evil intent, serves him to save his soul. Then man has certainly apparently achieved, what he aspired to, to somehow harm fellowman, but the soul of him can benefit from it, which amply makes up for the earthly damage. And I have yet not prevented the former carrying out his plan. I certainly could do it, but do not do it, because only so the being can come to the realization of its sinfulness itself. And yet nothing happens in the whole universe without my knowledge. And this is to always give you men the certainty that nothing comes over you, than what I myself recognize as good for you. Insofar also these evil powers serve me, for also they carry out nothing, what I would not know. And they cannot harm you men, as long as you are in contact with me, but can certainly get control over you, so you break away from me through unbelief and lack of love. Then my opponent has certainly control over you, but also this I allow, because I do not want to force you, to turn to me, but the voluntary return must take place, which can then certainly be put off for still endless times, because it is your free will.
You are therefore never allowed to blame the bad powers, when you have come into the power of them they cannot force you, as I also do not force you, to follow me, and they are also not prevented by me in their work, unless you longingly stretch out the hands for me in a case of danger from their side. Then my help for you is certain, as true as I am Lord over heaven and earth, over the happy kingdom of the spirits and also over the kingdom of darkness. Who calls me, him I free out of their hands, and he will never ever need to fear those powers, which want to ruin him. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5455.
Book 60 5456
The alone beatifying church.
4. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5456.
There is no alone beatifying church, when an organization is understood by it. But who belongs to the church founded by me on earth, he will also attain salvation, for this already guarantees him everlasting salvation that he is a member of my church; that he therefore lives in faith, which has become a living one through love. Not the "church" safeguards man salvation, but faith and love but which can also be completely lacking despite the belonging to a church, which has been called into life by men and is supposed to be founded by me as the "alone beatifying" church. From every church or intellectual direction can certainly emerge true members of my church, for only faith and love determine this; but a man can never belong to this my church, who cannot show the signs of it my spirit work, which has faith and love as foundation. My kingdom is not of this world, and so also my words were certainly directed to men of this world, but they had spiritual meaning, for they were to help establish my spiritual kingdom; they were given with regard to that kingdom, which exists outside of this world, which does not pass in eternity. That what I demanded of men, should secure them eternal life in the spiritual kingdom; my requirements on earth were certainly to be fulfilled, but not with earthly acts, with which the soul could be uninvolved but the soul must comply with my will. It alone must achieve its reshaping, and so it sincerely strives for it, it is already a member of my church, for then man also has faith, and what drives him inwardly to eager striving, that is my spirit, my voice, which he hears and to which he makes an effort to obey it. And this spirit work proves the belonging to my church which then certainly also beatifies. I brought the pure Gospel to men; I enlightened men about everything, what was necessary to be able to enter my kingdom, which is not of this world. I taught them practising love and therefore set the way for them, which leads up into the kingdom of happiness; I gathered around me all, who up to now were taught wrong, and therefore I was their preacher, who supported his church and wanted to give its beatifying effect to men, who listened to him. I consequently established the genuine church, when I walked on earth, and received in it all Jews, heathens, tax collectors and sinners and who believed in me, who accepted my teaching and lived accordingly, to them I also sent my spirit after my death the symbol of my church, which cannot be overcome by the gates of hell. But where is the spirit work in that church, which calls itself "alone beatifying"? My spirit can certainly also blow there; but then the connection with my church must have preceded, for alone I pour out my spirit, and always only there, where the conditions are fulfilled, which result in the work of my spirit. And there also the true church of Christ will be recognizable, for no matter what action is taken against men, who belong to it, they will not be able to be overcome or pushed away, an no matter whether hell itself takes action against it it is unconquerable, because it is my work because it alone is the spiritual church, which leads to happiness, because in it can be no pretence Christians, since these exclude themselves from a community of believers and for that reason are also no real Christ confessors and believing supporters of my name, when they are put to the test. And this faith test will be demanded of them; it is demanded of all, who call themselves believing, and then it will be shown, who belongs to the real church, that church, which I myself have established; then it will be shown, where my spirit is effective and which power it is able to give to those, who are attacked for the sake of my name, but who will joyfully confess me before the world, so the decision is demanded. And then it will also be shown, how little the church keeps, what it promises, which calls itself the alone beatifying one how all those will secede, who certainly belonged to it, but not to my church; who now recognize their unfoundedness, but not the spiritual value of that church, which is founded on that faith, which has the strength of a Peter. For each one of my words was and is to be understood spiritually and can also only then be understood, so my spirit can have an effect in a man. But then his faith is alive, and he just strives for that kingdom only, which is not of this world. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5456.
Book 60 5457
Wave of revival in the time of the end.
7. and 8. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5457.
A great spiritual wave of revival goes over earth, for the end is near, and in the last time still many souls are to be won for the spiritual kingdom. The love of God is infinite and helps everywhere there, where men are powerless, because they live without love. The current of favour of God flows persistently towards men, and where only one heart opens to receive this current of favour, the power of God is revealed, and man testifies of Jesus Christ, the son of God and redeemer of the world. And for that reason the word of God is announced everywhere, but which will only then be effective at men, when it is preached by a man filled by the spirit of God, which gives life to the words, and for that reason also the listeners feel touched. And there will always be more such preachers filled with the spirit of God in the last time, and therefore these have been awakened. In every way the Lord of heaven and of earth reveals himself; through the mouth of many men he speaks, but always only then, when a spiritual revival has preceded. But then the spirit in man drives him to more eager activity for God and his kingdom.
But in the same measure also the opponent of God works, and his effort is the same: to let men speak for him, so that darkness is spread and God is to lose from his power. Mankind lives in confused thinking; it no longer has the gift of differentiation; it accepts and rejects, completely arbitrarily, for it is unable to recognize truth as truth and error as error. And this inability the opponent of God uses, by him seeking to infiltrate truth with error.
Where divine revelations are now supplied to earth, where the spirit of God can have an effect in man, there is pure truth, and it also experiences the protection of him, who wants to reveal himself by this. The opponent can only have an effect there, where the desire for truth does not predominate; where therefore God, as eternal truth himself, does not stand in first position or were still earthbound thoughts emerge; where the spirit of God cannot rule in man unlimitedly. Then it steps back, and the hostile power wins influence upon the thinking of man, but who believes being taught by the spirit of God. Then one can also not speak of spiritual revival; then the will perhaps existed, but it did not do, what is necessary to give life to the spirit in him.
Many men want to hear God speak, and God also lovingly leans toward those, who desire to hear his word. But whether they are able to hear his voice that depends on the fashioning of the soul, which is the spiritual ear for the voice of God. But the will to hear Gods word can also stimulate the intellect to form divine words, what is not to be condemned, since then the human will is not going to think against God. But to what the human intellect gives birth is not Gods word. But on the other hand a man can stand in deep desire for Gods word and hear him filled by this desire; without that he knows it that it is God himself, who speaks out of him. He then unconsciously serves as one revived by the Lord and he speaks the truth, because his desire for it is also at the same time desire for God, which he fulfils at any time. (8.8.1952) The revivals in the last time before the end will particularly emerge there, where the announcing of the Gospel is felt as an inner need. There the spirit in man works already, and it expresses itself then also obviously, by an unusual talent now becoming evident with man, however only during the service for God and his kingdom. Then a man without special talent for speaking will be able to hold good speeches; a man without special previous knowledge will be able to give informative explanations; he will be able to answer fluently, so he is questioned about spiritual things. The spirit of God will work obviously; the man will belong to the revived, who livingly support the word of God, because they are driven from the inside through the spirit, which constantly pushes to the father spirit, which always reveals the divine will to man and pushes him to carry it out. This kind of revival will particularly appear in communities, where the desire predominates to hear Gods word, and God therefore speaks to the community through a man. And the community will listen to this man, because the work of God is obvious at this man. But his speaking will be as if he speaks himself; nothing supernatural will emerge on that occasion, although abilities show, which are otherwise not his. But he does not speak as a medium; he does not speak automatically, he is therefore not forced to speak, by words being formed in his mouth, uninfluenced by the intellect. Such an announcing can also take place, but is not to be seen as revival of the spirit; it is rather a seizing of possession of the human will through a being, which wants to announce itself. With the right revival the spirit as it were enlightens the intellect of man; it directs his thinking right, and therefore man can speak alive to his listeners, not like an automat, which pushes out word by word and lets a foreign power be recognized, which speaks out of him. If this power is evil, so it can cause great damage; if it is good, so also the spiritual results can be good, but they are never allowed to be assed so as the spiritual work of God in man, which is such a bright radiating through with divine love power, which makes itself known as increased knowledge and great eagerness for work for God and his kingdom. This therefore applies to the announcing of the divine Gospel in the community, to which special attention is to be paid in the time of the end.
But the spirit of God can also express itself in quietness; it can instruct an individual person and supply knowledge to him, which has its purpose. Then the spirit of God has been revived in the man likewise through man himself. And also with such a revival a mission is connected the knowledge, which man now receives, is to be passed on, for with divine support the Gospel is to be spread in all pureness. God himself looks after men, to whom the Gospel was offered in badly educated form and who for that reason have no right faith any longer, but which is to be given to them again through the supply of pure truth. God speaks to these men revived in the spirit; they hear his address in them like clear mental words; they receive impressive instructions with the purpose to pass these on to men. God therefore speaks to all men through those, but again not so that man serves God as form of speaking, but he must let his will become active himself after receiving the divine word, to pass on the divine word. This spirit work is insofar important, as that a foundation is again established that men are introduced into the basic truths; that God himself instructs mankind and consequently every doubt is getting refuted, every error uncovered and every wrong interpretation corrected therefore the pure Gospel is announced to men from God himself, received through a man, in whom his spirit can work, and held on to through his will to serve God and men. Spirit revived men will always serve God with eagerness, and that in different ways. Therefore the spirit from God is always active in them, which directs their thinking and wanting
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right; which imparts unusual power to them and lets them work seriously for the kingdom of God.
And such revivals will be frequently in the time of the end, but where this is possible, the spirit of God appears unusually, because his love and wisdom recognizes what serves mankind to their salvation. And he knows his servants and allocates that work to them, which they are able to do. He works in public as in quietness; according to his wise estimation he fills the offices with those, which they are well able to administer. And the tasks are also different, which he gives to his servants; but all work for his kingdom and serve him, and each ones work will be blessed. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5457.
Book 60 5458
Strength of the light from above. Light of deceit of Satan.
10. August 1952. B.D. NR 5458.
An exceedingly bright light shines where divine truth is directed to earth. And where there is light there is also the way clearly visible and man cannot go wrong. So therefore the truth is the signpost to me. But truth is not gladly accepted and that is why men are often on the wrong track completely whereas they could easily find the right way. But this is a sign that the end is nearby because darkness will be great in the end so that nobody finds the way to me anymore because Satan rages as he has never raged before. He knows that his time is up and that is why he does everything to put off the light, to darken the way, because he still has power in darkness while the light clearly lets me be recognizable and men who walk the enlightened way longingly stretch out their hands to me - and so my opponent loses them finally. And so you men also know, that and why everywhere action is taken against the pure truth that starts with me myself. You will now understand that the acceptance of the truth is a rarity, whereas the majority of men reject what alone could be to their salvation. A light bearer cannot be attacked because I myself protect him but he will be pestered from all sides to drop the light; through lights of deception and fraud they want to cause the soft shine of heavenly light to fade; often they want to cover it up because they are afraid of the shine when it sheds light upon the night in which men feel fine because they are afraid of the light in their sinfulness. Satan will send escorts to the light bearers that seemingly place themselves in the shine of the light but mind you, to seek to dim it so that it loses its effect. But the light from above has strong power. Again and again it will lighten up the way that leads up. It will chase away the many shades and dark figures so that they cannot harass those who walk on this way with their eyes turned toward me. Even when also Satan has great power in the end, he succumbs to my light of love from above and that is why all who are in his service flee from it; they visit lights of deceit that only blind their eyes and let the darkness feel still stronger than before. My word is truth, my word is the light that shines so brightly that every untruthfulness is exposed; and that is why nobody has to fear darkness who accepts my pure word from above into his heart. Satan has lost power over him because I already have taken possession of him and will also no longer abandon him for ever or let him fall into his hands. Amen. B.D. NR. 5458.
Book 60 5459
"Watch and pray." Constant temptations.
11. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5459.
Words of love also have the divine spirit in them. For that reason you are allowed to accept everything as good, what lets love recognize. But you must nevertheless examine the start of these words and are not allowed to accept blindly a divine origin, since such faith can easily lead to error. For that reason examine everything and keep the best, and ask your heart, what it says to this, for the heart does not deceive you, so you seriously wish to stand in truth: Certainly also admonitions are sent to you from the opposite kingdom, because the light beings consider you as their co-workers and also those souls, which you want to help, take an interest in your earth life, for already more mature souls can foresee, and they are pushed to make you aware, to turn disaster away from you at the same time, but they do not know about the day and the hour, since the idea of time is unclear to them. But they will not consciously instruct you wrong, for they love you and also just want to do good to you. For that reason they are also not prevented, when they want to warn you, because their will is good. But you men are to be always watchful; you are not to go along blindly, and you are to remain connected with God. But then you will also go your way peacefully despite earthly trouble, for it touches you the less the more you are connected with him, who alone can help you. Furthermore it is good for you, so you pay attention to everything, what can put you in unrest. Watch and pray. For you are always in danger, to be besieged by the tempter. But to watch means to always look round, whether the enemy approaches you; to watch means to not get into danger, to recognize danger in time and avoid. Often something appears unimportant and can still result in bad consequences; it can be a real danger for you, when you do not watch and pray for protection and help. For the enemy of your soul lays snares, to catch you, and inattentive and gullible and careless stumble into it and become his prey. For that reason watch and pray, so that you are not tempted. The power of Satan is great, but the love of God still greater, and it is meant for all those, who are of serious and good will and humbly ask for his favour. Then no disaster will happen; he will protect them earthly and spiritually and keep them from time-wise and eternal ruin and the opposite beings also intervene helpingly, so they know their protιgιs in trouble. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5459.
Book 60 5460
Will turned to God so passed earth test.
12. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5460.
You will no longer lose me for ever, you who seek and have found me. You are indeed, as long as you dwell on earth, exposed to the influences of my opponent, but whose will has once turned to me, he has been seized by me, and I prevent his relapse into the deep. But I speak of the serious will, which full consciously strives for me. Where this seriousness still does not exist, there my opponent can certainly still succeed to push him away from me, for there are men, who, through bringing up or speaking of fellowmen, have as it were become supporters, who therefore join their fellowmen, however not from inner desire, to hurry to me as their recognized father. But where this inner desire for me has awakened in a man, there my father love now gets active. I now constantly entice and call this man; I seize him and no longer let him go. He has already become free from the fetter of Satan, although his efforts, to win him back, do not stop, until I recall the man into my kingdom. The will seriously turned to me is the surest guarantee for it that he wins me and my kingdom. For I give him the power, because I myself long for my child and his will has already passed the test on earth. It is only about the decision for me or for my opponent. The serious will to me is the decision, because formerly the will turned precisely away from me and the return to me must therefore be carried out will-wise. I assess the will, but not just words, which are not serious, but very well recognizable for me than just words, which the mouth expresses or are thought, but of which the heart knows nothing. But where once the will for me has awakened, man also persistently strives up. For as soon as my power is sent to him as the result of his change of will, he uses it for spiritual striving. He has as it were already joint me; I walk next to him, only so long still unrecognized by him, as he is still weak in love. But my picture always gets clearer, when love awakens in him, until he himself has received me through love in him and now also recognizes that he can no longer sink into the deep, because I give nothing away, what belongs to me and has become mine in free will. You can never ever separate yourselves from me, when you have passed the earth life test insofar, as that your will has decided for me. Then earth life can only still contribute to increased maturity of the soul; you will serve me consciously and be loyal, until I recall you into my kingdom, so your hour has come. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5460.
Book 60 5461a
Inner word. Light. Truth.
14. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5461a.
The divine spirit instructs you right, and so you let it speak, you cannot walk in error, for then God himself reveals to you pure truth through his spirit; he gives you, what you request or what you need. For he hands out in love and wisdom, so it brings about for you men the salvation of your souls. Where therefore love and wisdom of God is working, only that can be offered to you men, what serves you for the promotion of the maturity of your soul. And therefore you have at the same time a sign of divine work, so it helps the soul of man to ascend; so it therefore has an educational value that it helps man to completion. On it you can apply the standard, so you are in doubt, whether you should assume a divine work. Everything what helps man to the maturity of the soul, is good and consequently also to be acknowledged as imparted to man through Gods spirit. Nevertheless it is still to be examined, in which way the spirit of God had an effect on man, who therefore wants to have spiritual material acknowledge as divine revelation.
The spirit of God orders the thoughts; it enlightens as it were the thinking of man, and he now cannot otherwise than to think right and to speak right. His intellect gets active in the right way, and one can now speak of a good thinking corresponding to the will of God, which can bring about much blessing with fellowmen, because he will never speak differently than good and never differently than for God and for that reason also stands in special blessing. And God will always direct his thinking right, so he wants to speak for him and his kingdom. Therefore the divine spirit has an effect in that man, but not is such obvious way that God expresses himself through the mouth of him that therefore the divine voice itself speaks in man, who certainly speaks for God and his kingdom, but not as obvious tool, which consciously stands in is service.
B.D. NR. 5461a.
Book 60 5461b
Inner word. Light. Truth.
15. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5461b.
Intellectually I certainly speak with many men, who desire to hear me, and they can also feel addressed by me, but there are also cases, where I appear unusually, for the sake of a special mission. But of such unusual cases it is not allowed to deduce that all thought material of a man, even so it is according to my will, has been imparted to him through the "inner word."
It is about the supply of pure truth to earth. A state is necessary for it, which excludes every error; therefore that man, who receives pure truth from me through the inner word, must before have fashioned himself so that he is able to hear the word, audibly or intellectually. Again and again I must present it that I know the heart of man and can only then instruct him with a mission, when he is able to carry it out. And this ability I only find rarely, because the love willingness among men is only still little and love alone develops the ability in a man to receive spiritual announcements. In the time of the end now it is urgently necessary that truth is supplied to men, because almost every faith teaching has been deformed. To supply truth therefore means: to correct erroneous teachings and to explain the connexion of everything what exists; to bring truth to men means to give to them a right picture about their creator and father, so that they can believe in him and love him. Through the supply of truth men are to learn to think and act right and to follow their earth life purpose. Truth is something so hotly disputed that it is truly not simple to give it to all men, for it will be failed to recognize so long, as men do not seriously desire it, and it is rejected by those, who stand in wrong thinking, because they live completely without love. For love and truth are not to be separated from each other, because they are the ideas of the divinity from eternity. For that reason it will now also be comprehensible to you that the transference of pure truth upon a man needs quite particular abilities; that not everyone is suitable for it, although I would like to supply to each one man truth, however cannot do it with every men in direct address, because not every man can hear me; because the soul is not fashioned so that it can hear spiritual sounds with the spiritual ear. Only few men are able for it, and of these few only some offer themselves, and only in free will this mission is possible to receive and to spread truth from me on my behalf. And I repeat again that light is to be spread that the spiritual darkness on earth causes me to send light to men, but light always means knowledge about pure truth. I want to illuminate the spiritual state of men; therefore I must supply knowledge to them that is in accordance with truth. And this can only be possible by me revealing myself to a man in direct address, who is suitable to receive it. But for this now not only the will is enough to serve me, but also the ability to hear not everybody is suitable for it, who has the will, as on the other hand the ability of the soul to understand my word is not decisive, when the will is lacking to serve me. From it emerges that I have only few servants and maid servants, who can carry out this mission; but that I take these few into my special protection and do not allow that they are prevented from practising their mission, because it is urgently necessary in the last time before the end, where only pure truth can protect from the fall into the deep, and therefore this pure truth must be supplied by me to earth, so that still are rescued all, who are of good will. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5461b.
Book 60 5462
Divine law: Serving in love.
16. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5462.
In heaven and on earth only one law is valid to serve in love. Serving love is infinitely blessed; it is a wanting to make happy in infinite many kinds. Who serves in love, may it be on earth or in the spiritual kingdom, he has reached a degree of maturity, in which he becomes aware of that he is seized by the love of God, and this blessed certainty stimulates him to always more eager love activity, and he now automatically fulfils his actual purpose, because now also the divine will fills him through the presence of God, which is the sure result of the love work. Where the law of love is fulfilled, everything is also in divine order, for the law builds itself up on love. Only there disorder occurs, where love is lacking, because there negative powers have an effect, where the divine love power cannot become effective. But there also decline is recognizable, retrogression, destruction and chaos. Therefore love is power which preserves, which builds up, which promotes, and which puts in order. It can be lacking or also become reversed. But then the creatures step out of order and are unhappy. And every act without love destroys, what love builds up, why you men are to be extremely attentive, when you do not want to make yourselves weak, when you do not want to renounce the power, which you have at your disposal, so you live in love. Love is power and has always a positive effect, why it is also extremely blessed. Nevertheless also love can hit wounds apparently, but eternal recovery is then the aim, and so it nevertheless remains love.
And for that reason eternal love now and then takes hold of means, which seem unloving to secure its creatures an eternal healing; for that reason events are included in the plan of salvation of God, which let no love of God be recognized and are still determined by his infinite love. But where disorder has occurred, order has to again be created; the love principle must prevail in heaven and on earth, if a blessed lot is to be allotted to the creatures. All are to serve and make each other happy; love is to be the driving force to all acts; then God is also always present, who is at hand in every work of love, and then harm can never ever be, but happiness and peace will prevail, where love is. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5462.
Book 60 5463
The will determines the thoughts. Responsibility.
17. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5463.
Out of the will of men the thoughts are born, for as his will is, the opposite spiritual powers can have an effect and supply their thought currents to man. Thoughts are always expressions of those powers, which are there accepted, where the will of man is in accordance with that of the spiritual sender. The spiritual powers therefore intervene in the organic activity, a soon as man himself forms thoughts and the content of these thoughts is that spiritual material, which the spiritual powers possess. And so the thinking of man is at it were stimulated by those spiritual powers; they cannot just compulsorily have an effect on the thinking of man, but according to the good or evil directed will the spiritual powers get active, so that it is therefore up to man himself, which spiritual material he mentally receives, whether it touches him out of the kingdom of light or out of the kingdom of darkness, whether it is truth or error, for he himself determines through the direction of his will also those beings, who impart their thought material to him. The will determines the thinking. Therefore man is responsible for his thinking. And for that reason there is only one possibility, to be relieved of responsibility that man trustingly hands himself over to God and to the beings of the world of light, so that his wanting and thinking is directed right. Then man needs to fear no misleading thoughts; then he is led and guided in right thinking; then light beings take over the responsibility, and they will truly only exercise that influence upon man, which promotes good and right thoughts. He needs to fear nothing, when he, before every decision, before every thought activity, which requires right thinking, recommends himself to the heavenly father; when he asks all good beings for protection and help. Then his thinking will be right, for then the beings of darkness find no entry; then they can cause no confusion, no matter on which area it may be. A good will turned towards God protects man from erroneous thinking.
But you men have nevertheless hours, where the thoughts, i.e. the will, is again turned towards the world, and the opponent of God uses this to invalidate that, what good beings have imparted to you. Then doubts start, and then the counter powers immediately have an effect. The desire for the world can hand you over to these counter powers, for the relationship with God, with the world of light, is relaxed through every thought, which is still meant for the world, through every desire, which does not have spiritual aims. For that reason every man is to observe himself, how far he is still earthly minded; in decisive questions he is to break away from every relationship if possible; unreservedly he is to devote himself to the spiritual world of light, and he will then always be sure to be looked after by it; he will speak and think, as it is right before God, and also feel the inner steadfastness, as soon as he supports that thought material, which has been imparted to him in this relationship. Amen.
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Book 60 5464
Redemption of souls from the deep. Ray of light. Jesus Christ.
18. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5464.
It is indescribably blessed having opened the gates of the kingdom of light to a soul, which before has still been held back by dark powers and was unhappy. The favour of God did not release it from the way, but its will turned to the light, and his favour helped it to flee from darkness. Darkness must release every soul, which itself demands light. It is a perpetual effort from the side of the world of light to awaken the desire for light in those beings. For that reason everywhere, also in the deep, rays of light flash, but which do not touch all beings agreeably, but only those, whose resistance against God has let up a little, and for these souls also the rays of light flash now and then, because God knows, when the time has come, where the souls are approachable for the light. But the light never forces, but it just stimulates the will of the souls to follow the ray of light. The beings of light then approach these souls, unrecognized indeed, but offering them their help, and it is now again left to the souls, whether they accept the help. They often still remain in resistance, and then it is again dark about them, and they feel this darkness now still more agonizing, and their desire for light gets stronger and stronger. But as soon as the darkness torments a soul, the time is no longer far, that it gets light. And eagerly the already more mature souls seek to help it, to get it light. For souls, which themselves enjoy the happiness of light, turn again and again full of mercy to those souls in the deep. Love grows with the fullness of light, which they receive themselves, and for that reason also surely redemption of the souls from the deep will take place.
But since the free will of every being must itself become active, often long time passes. But indescribable joy is with the helpers, when they have succeeded to draw a soul into their circle, and its trouble has now found an end. For now is again one helper more, who takes part in the redemption work. To have helped one individual soul means to also have prepared the way for its following, which leads up. For every rescued soul wants in its love, which now indeed has been aroused, again help their own, and it remembers the trouble of them in the deep. And its will to help will also never remain unsuccessful, because it makes use of its own experience and starts there, where also it itself has suffered that it preaches faith in Jesus Christ to all, whom it wants to help. When now the trouble of a soul gets unbearable, which has been instructed about it, so it turns in its trouble after all to him, he who has been introduced as redeemer to it it calls him in its great distress and is heard. For Jesus Christ just waits for the call, which expresses the will of the soul, to help it. His name is the greatest power and the greatest secret faith in him can also still be found in the spiritual kingdom, and every light soul makes an effort, to awaken this faith; its love gives it power, and it will not let up until the kingdom of light again opens its gates for the ones desiring up from the deep, for the mercy and love of Jesus Christ is infinite, and his work of redemption is continued in the spiritual kingdom, because he wants that all his creatures are happy. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5464.
Book 60 5465
Spiritual trouble can only be eliminated through spreading of the pure Gospel.
19. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5465.
The worry about the spiritual state of men is alone to be taken seriously, for this worry must be eliminated on the part of men themselves. In no way force can be exerted, but the free will of man must decide to be active for the maturity of the soul, and this free will can certainly be influenced, but never be forced. But at the time of the end man completely devotes himself to his opponent will-wise; for that reason it quite particularly looks bad about the state of maturity of the souls, and my love has little success, and the end comes closer and closer, and the earthy world with all its attractions and goods will pass; what alone remains, that are the souls, and these are in such a terrible state that they cannot be received in my kingdom, because according to their cast of mind they are part of my opponent, therefore servants of Satan. Only some few have reached the degree of maturity, because their will turned to me out of most inner drive and men therefore also recognize me. Their souls have become sensitive to light; they have recognized the importance of their earth task and lived according to it on earth. But the general public lives superficially and does not remember the life of the soul after death, because it does not believe in it. And that is the great trouble, which causes me to send a light everywhere among men, ordering everywhere messengers to announce my Gospel and to lead again men to faith, which is absolutely necessary that men can turn to me, so they are in trouble. But who wants to spread light, must first have received it from me myself. I can only use such men for the spreading of the Gospel, who possess light themselves; who let themselves be radiated through by me myself with the light of eternal life, with sole truth. I cannot send out into the world everyone, for whether also the will may be good, to be active for me, so only the spreading of that truth is of use, which can only be received from me myself, i.e., the cognition of truth man can only then have, when my spirit can have an effect in him, and this spirit work requires the fulfilment of conditions. But I take on every man as worker in my vineyard, who is prepared to fulfil these conditions. For there is great trouble on earth, and I want to steer this trouble through my loyal servants on earth; I want to awaken men again and again, who directly take up and supply to those my word, who are willing to listen to it. The souls of men are in great danger; they are completely immature and will have to depart very soon from this earth. But the state of maturity determines their lot in eternity. Only my pure Gospel can still bring rescue to men and increase their state of maturity. For it starts with me, holds divine power in it and can have an enlivening effect upon the souls, as soon as man is just prepared to let himself be touched by the power of the divine word. He will bless the hour, where my word was made accessible to him, for my word alone can rescue the soul from eternal death. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5465.
Book 60 5466
Testing of the power of the divine word in trouble.
20. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5466.
The power of my word you all are to test, so you are in trouble, so spiritual or earthly worries press you. My word will always be the right help for you; it will impart comfort and power to you; it will support you; it will be an adviser for you on which you can really rely, for I myself am in the word with you, and I never let you without help, without advice and without power. My word will also show you the way, which you are to go, to get rid of your worries; through my word I will also tell you, when and where you act wrongly and you reach the right way again, so you have left it. My word is always the ribbon between us, and so you therefore receive my word in you, you draw myself to you, and you then also present the requests of your heart to me; I can take insight into the world of your thoughts, because you let me be present in you, as soon as you listen to my word in the desire for me. Do the test so you are burdened with worries of any kind. Take refuge to my word, and the burden will fall off you; easy and free your heart gets, so you intimately desire that I myself talk to you. The power of my word is strong enough to take burdens away, which press you. My word is my address to you, which will truly touch you so that you get rid of all worries and anxiety; you must just let it have an effect on you; you must let me speak to you, because I would like to give you comfort and power at any time, but can do it only, where I am asked for it lively. But who flees to my word in the trouble of the body and of the soul, he expresses faith in my love and my power to be able to help him, and he will also be helped. Let me again and always again speak to you in the word, so that I can now have an effect on you with my favour and my power.
The relationship, into which you enter with me in the desire to hear me myself, in the word, also enables you to grasp everything, what I want to say to you; you will recognize your faults; you will recognize the causes of your worries, and my will will become obvious to you, how you can take action against your faults and weaknesses. I help you with advice and action to become master of your worries, for all that is evil only comes over you that you take refuge to me and ask me for help and that you listen to me, when I speak to you. I myself am with you in the word, and because of that my word will fill you with power, as soon as you need such. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5466.
Book 60 5467
Satan rages with increased might. End-time.
21. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5467.
The signs will increase that point to the end. And the activity of Satan will emerge more and more clearly because all who aim for me will get a taste of his hostile activity. He will also try to throw them into doubt and confusion and often not without success. But I protect the ones who are mine and examine his activity so that it will be recognizable to all who earnestly have me as their aim. They are the signs of the times because the forces of darkness are ceaselessly active because it is drawing to a close. But I say to you be on your guard and pray and always only rely on me and he will not be able to harm you. Light and darkness are fighting with each other because darkness hates the light and will therefore always make itself felt as shadow where a bright light shines. But I also have the power to chase away such shadows and brighter than ever the light will shine. But you will never be allowed to enjoy rest; it will remain a permanent fight with my opponent as long as you dwell on earth. Because until the end he will try to harm you because he knows that he has lost you and because he thinks he can win you back. The hostilities on the part of those who are in bondage to him will increase and that the more the brighter you shine what he very well recognizes. But he hates the light because he hates the truth and that is why he takes action against the truth. Therefore as long as you try to spread the truth on earth, to carry out my word to your fellow human beings, so long he will also be after you as enemy and try to ruin you. And openly he will attack the truth; he will try to slander you who speak out in favour of the pure truth; he will make you out to be swindlers to also make the spiritual goods that you represent to be implausible - but still not assert himself against you because behind you and the truth I stand myself. But he will manage to scatter you - my representatives; he will succeed to isolate you because the teamwork does not suit him, because he reckons to be successful in the fight against the individual. But also then I still protect the light, the pure truth, which he will not be able to refute. But you are to be vigilant and pray - because you are always in danger to become weak when you are not calling on me for protection against all hostilities of the opponent. Because the end is nearby and even if he rages with increased might - his time has come when he will be bound as it has been announced. And the truth will assert itself and help all to happiness that listen to it and so accept the light that I let shine to help them to reach out of darkness of spirit, out of night of death, to the light, to life, and to become happy through the truth. Amen. B.D. NR. 5467.
Book 60 5468
Powers of heaven are unusually active. Help through men.
22. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5468.
In times of deepest spiritual trouble all powers of heaven are active to help men on earth. Without such spiritual help they hopelessly sink into the deep; without spiritual help the powers of darkness pull them down, for alone they are weak-willed and do not fight for their spiritual life. The life of the soul is in danger, and help can therefore only be brought to men spiritually. And for that reason the beings of light seek to intervene into the thoughts of men and to spur them on to fight against their spiritual ruin they seek to have an effect on man that he learns to recognize the world as that, what it is; that he recognizes its unworthiness and its perishableness. Only then man will not forget, what exists apart from the earthly world, what happens to him after the death of his body. But not often the light beings succeed to stimulate such thoughts in man, when they are not helped on the part of a fellowman, by him stepping out with such questions and thoughts, where several are gathered - when not areas are touched in form of conversations, which now cause questions and therefore make the intervention of light beings into the thoughts of men possible. All powers of heaven are active, and they truly work eagerly on sick mankind, as soon as their work finds support on the part of a man of earth, but what can only happen, when believing men turn their faith outside that it be recognized by fellowmen. A deeply believing man cannot remain silent to fellowmen about his faith, for it makes him happy and fills him with the desire being able to share with all. A man must first himself be penetrated before he shares out of inner drive. And for that reason the light beings will express themselves first there, where they recognize the willingness to let themselves be instructed, and such a possibility they do not let slip, because they can now impart to countless souls that, what they lack. For the receptive man will miss no opportunity to pass on what he has received and what makes him happy. The activity of the spirit world is extremely busy in the last time before the end, as it is after all also at the same time a counter work at Satan, who unscrupulously seeks to mislead men and is also supported by his servants. It is a fight, which will not stop and particularly violently flares up in the last time. But the light beings appear unusually according to Gods will, and where just the smallest possibility exists, to gain a spiritual success, there he himself helps, sometimes in an unusual way. It is about snatching the soul from death; to awaken it to life and to keep it alive. And he blesses all in heaven and on earth, who support it; who get active to rescue souls from eternal ruin, and because the time is no more long until the end; he often helps, where just one willing soul offers itself to be active for him. But everything must take place in a natural framework; the law of eternal order is not allowed to be bypassed. But you men just need to want, and you will be helped; you will be able to flee from the power of Satan, for the beings of light are always prepared and come to meet you with great love, likewise also on earth men are prepared to take part in the work of redemption and to bring enlightenment, where such is desired. The end is near and with it the last judgment but the compassion of God seeks to rescue before, who still walk in darkness, and quite enormous is his love and his power, and no-one needs to get lost but he does not force, for the will of man is free. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5468.
Book 60 5469
Everyone can hear Gods address. In the form of thoughts.
23. Augsut 1952. B.D. NR. 5469.
I impart to you words of love, of comfort and of encouragement, and I give you all the time enlightenment, where you lack knowledge; you just must establish the connection with me yourselves, otherwise I cannot speak to you. But my address will not always sound audibly to you, but your thoughts will noticeably form themselves so, as I want to speak to you, when you just pay attention to it and wait so long, until therefore my communications have reached you. For one thing I want to say to you: As soon as you just think of me, speak with me in prayer or call on me for help, my love is already with you. You do not speak into emptiness, but I hear all your thoughts and also answer you. But few men wait for this my answer; few men are so deeply believing that they are convinced of my counter expression, and for that reason I can only rarely express myself to man that he recognizes in his feelings and thoughts my clear answer. Not one single word gets lost, which you call to me in deep devotion, and not one single word I leave unanswered. But your soul very often lets pass that, what would make it profoundly happy. You still have not trained the spiritual ear and therefore do not hear the counter expression of my love. All of you, you who connect yourselves with me in intimate prayer, you can feel addressed by me but if you also want to understand my address, for which all of you long, then you must train your spiritual ear, and that is a task, which all of you are to set yourselves, because it would make your earthly life quite easier, for it is truly blessed being able to hear my address, which is meant for all of you without exception, you who hold intimate dialogue with me. All of you would draw much power and comfort from this my address, which is always only heard by you as feelings and thoughts, which could give you inner peace and the feeling of security; you would therefore be truly comforted and strengthened by my father love, which continually is meant for all his children. For that reason, when you pray to me in spirit and in truth, remain after that in thinking turned to me, and you will feel my presence, and your soul will receive, what my father love has intended for it. For I lean towards all, who call on me, who hold intimate dialogue with me, and want to give to them whatever makes them happy. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5469.
Book 60 5470
Guarantee for presence of God: works of love. Receiving of the word.
24. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5470.
I am always present to you, as soon as you carry out a work of love. And that is to also be guarantee for you that you then will also think and speak right, because I myself do not allow it that your mouth then expresses error. Therefore a good man, who always makes an effort to fulfil my command of love, can impossibly stand in wrong thinking. But one thing is very well possible that he was before guided in a wrong knowledge, and does not think about it, whether it is also truth that he for that reason supports teachings as truth, because the right truth had not yet been supplied to him, and he has no doubt on it. But then only an impulse is enough, an awakening of his intellect, and he is getting now so instructed by the spirit in him, as it is according to truth. I myself also let doubts emerge in those men, who are active in love, to then be able to supply truth to them through my spirit. But feeling-wise he will always come close to truth, because his love work guarantees for this, because I myself am in him, so he carries out works of love.
For that reason you, my servants on earth, will rarely come across resistance with men active in love, with the announcing of the pure Gospel; on the other hand experience great resistance, where man is without love. And that goes without saying, because I myself am love and also truth but my opponent is of dark spirit and is destitute of all love and because of that also the marks of him, who can have an effect in man, are quite obvious. Therefore without love truth is neither to be recognized nor to be imparted, and therefore your first endeavour is to be, to impart the love teaching to your fellowmen; to draw their attention to the effects of a love life and the result of the opposite, for love is and remains the basic principle, without which no truth and also no faith can be. To know everything else is not as necessary like that one that without love no-one can be happy. But as soon as man lives in love, also the other knowledge is made accessible to him, and with a bright spirit he recognizes the truth of that, because love in him is the key to wisdom. You can achieve everything, as soon as you live in love. You draw me through every work of love and with me at the same time truth, knowledge about spiritual connexions; you are introduced to the deepest secrets and will also be able to understand them, because through love your spirit is enlightened and brightly and clearly gives you information about everything, what makes you happy and promotes you in your spiritual development. For that reason practise neighbourly love, and come close to me myself in this way, and you will truly feel my nearness to make you happy, for I give you everything, what you need and what helps you to happiness. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5470.
Book 60 5471
Shortening of days. No deficiency.
25. August 1952. B.D. NR 5471.
The spiritual development of men only progresses minimal; a frightening state has arisen; only few men increase their degree of maturity; but the whole remains on always the same level with visible deviation down. And if an end of this earth would not have been scheduled in the plan of salvation from eternity then men with higher degree of maturity would also still again be thrown back into the deep. But for the sake of the chosen God has shortened the days. The complete decline and falling away from God is no longer stoppable, that is why the shortening of the days is no longer a deficiency for fallen mankind but still a salvation for the ones who can only asserts themselves with difficulties, which have to struggle terribly to offer resistance to the assault from below. Mankind steers toward the end because it itself speeds it up, because for the sake of the believers the days will be shortened; it just accelerates the end because it is clearly recognizable that there is no longer salvation for men and therefore the days for these will not be shortened where they still could become blessed. They have finally decided on the opponent of God and that is why only God's children are to be helped so that they stand firm in the last distress on this earth. And so salvation will come to these children of God suddenly and unexpectedly - before they become staggering because Satan does not stop until he gets bound. All possibilities will be exhausted before to still promote the spiritual development of men - but without success as God knows it since eternity. Men will be willing to listen to no admonition and warning; they only know one aim - to live on earth in enjoyment and pleasure - and they reject everything that might hinder them at that or are hostile towards it. They mock God and even more his servants. The time has come about which it is written: It will be as in the days of Noah, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage - until the day of judgement. Men really no longer lose anything when the earth gets destroyed because what they own is so worthless and what is of worth they no longer strive for, but the sooner the life of these men is ended the sooner they begin the road that once again leads up. There is no longer much time because for the sake of the chosen ones the days will be shortened. Think of this, when the living conditions seem to be unbearable for you, who want to remain loyal to God; think of this, that you receive power to hold out until the end and that this end will no longer be a long time in coming because the promise will come true that God shortens the days for the sake of the chosen to help them to get eternal happiness. Amen. B.D. NR. 5471.
Book 60 5472
Explanation of cases of possession.
26. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5472.
I always want to instruct my children right and inform them, and my will is that they also instruct who are ignorant: It means a great danger for men, when they do not turn to me myself in cases of earthly trouble, but want to become master of their trouble with own power and dogged defiance and then also manage it. But then it was not their own power, but their convictions, the unconscious inner rejection of me myself, allowed the powers of darkness to supply to them power from below and consequently also to seize the soul of man to now always win more and more influence. Man does not need to be outwardly recognizable as bad, but in pride and arrogance and in earthly wealth the signs are recognizable that the power from below has taken possession of him. Omissions of good works without self-interest, unfeelingness against the trouble of fellowmen and over great craving for pleasure always just let the world man recognize, who has no relationship with me, but also no open violations against the law can be proved against him. He stands right and just before fellowmen, but his soul is without love and without faith in me. And his end is no blessed one; earth keeps him tied up; its goods he still desires in the hereafter, because he possesses nothing else and his world greed was great. This man was therefore tied up by dark powers, and they still did not succeed to make him submit to their will so that he committed downright bad acts. They indeed prevented him to reach me, but they did not yet have him completely in their possession. And for that reason they now try to continue their efforts there, where equal tendencies, equal thinking and weak will are recognizable, what is to be found most likely with the earthly descendants, and this can be successful throughout many generations; but thinking turned towards me can also weaken their effect or make it completely impossible. Such people can also be besieged only from time to time, but then so strongly that one can speak of a case of possession. These powers rage particularly badly, when they recognize their lack of success; when men again and again strive for me in their thinking and wanting. And that can be possible so long as the soul of the former still has not found redemption, as it allows these powers through own wrong wanting and desire to take residence in that, what comes from him. Men themselves can indeed free themselves through most intimate prayer to me, through a living connection and deep faith. But they lack this, and they reject my power supply, influenced by those powers, who bitterly wrestle for the souls. But as soon as the soul in the hereafter is redeemed, also the power of the dark power is broken. And for that reason I quite particularly entrust you with those souls that you help them, because they alone are too weak. Inform them about me and my love that they call upon me for help, and it will be granted to them, and at the same time also those souls on earth will find liberation, which stand under the influence of the powers, to whom once power was granted over a man, who did not call me for help, but received the power from my opponent to master earthly life. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5472.
Book 60 5473
Rescue of only one soul. Great contingent.
28. Augsut 1952. B.D. NR. 5473.
The work is not yet completed, which you, my servants, have offered to carry out. There are still occasionally men, whose souls are willing to receive my word, and yet not to all these souls has my word been brought. But I do not rest sooner until also the last soul still to be rescued has found the way to me, and not sooner I let judgement come over earth, because each one soul is unspeakably dear to me and I want to win it, before the end comes. But judgement is imminent. You, my servants, therefore have the task, to eagerly look out for, how you can still win souls. No opportunity you are allowed to let pass, and so just one thought emerges in you, you are to also carry it out, for it is my voice, which directs you there and yonder, which you are to obey, as soon as it sounds in you. And do not fear that you could lack power for that, what you want to do for me and my kingdom. Just be willing to serve me, and the power is always sent to you. And know that everything comes so as it is of advantage for your mission. You have given yourselves into my hand and I truly lead you right; through your will you have given me the right to lead you, and can now also be unconcerned, for you no longer go wrong, although it sometimes seems so to you. You earth life unwinds according to the task to be active for me and my kingdom. But the time for your right activity still lies before you, for I need you in full commitment, and you will also like to perform your work, for you have mastered that, what I request of you. Do not forget that just one individual soul can already move me to an act of rescue, which causes great work of my helpers, because only one soul possesses my love in a measure, which is not comprehensible to you men, and that only one soul, so I can win it, cost a great contingent of light beings and men on earth and still nothing is too much for me, when it is rescued as a result from the fetters of Satan. But I know these few souls, which are still to be rescued, and lead them to you or let you take the way to them. And for that reason always feel directed by me, no matter where you go. I know it where work can be done for me and my kingdom; I know it where your redeeming activity is necessary, and I know it where you can have success. Not one single soul I leave in its spiritual trouble; which is still able to change, for its rescue is my profit, its life my happiness. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5473.
Book 60 5474
Participating in the work of redemption.
29. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5474.
It is to be no law for you, but you are to serve me with inner joy and take part in the work of redemption. The promise of a reward is not to move you to do it, but love is to push you, to do that, what helps the souls on earth or also in the hereafter to become free from the fetter of Satan. Unselfish will to help will always bring in success, because then love is the power, which achieves everything. And so you therefore always receive my blessing, so you want to help completely unselfishly. And my blessing means that I myself help, where your power is too weak. There are many unredeemed souls, which have no man on earth, who thinks of them in love. And for that reason the way to the light is infinitely difficult for these souls, and they always get more stubborn, where they are to give up their resistance to reach the light. But I show to all of them the way, which they must go, but I can again only do this in a way that they do not recognize the way inevitably as the right one. I certainly send light messengers to them, but they are not recognizable to them as such, and for that reason they are rarely listened to and their teachings not accepted as bringing in success. But these souls can only be guided onto the right way through instruction, and since they do not believe those and must do without the power of intercession, they remain in darkness endless long time. I give you, you who are co-workers in the work of redemption, tidings of their trouble, to stimulate your hearts to intercession, but which I on the other hand do not demand of you, because only a prayer in love gives those souls power, but love cannot be demanded. But I describe the trouble of these souls to you gigantically great, and nevertheless you cannot measure their agonies, from which I would like to free them and will also do it, when you partake in it; when you give them loving thoughts and would like to help them out of innermost drive. An unshakeable will can become soft in this way; a hard defiant spirit can become yielding and fetch power from you, because you want to help it. Consider that you all are children of my love and that you all are close to my heart but that you, you who dwell near me, are about much more blessed than your brothers, who languish far from me in weakness and darkness. Bring light to them; impart power to them, for you, you who receive from me amply, can share with them, and love is to stimulate you to do it; then you prove that you are my children; that I can as it were work in you myself. And then the work at the sunken brothers will not be in vain; then you show them a way, which they walk along willingly, and I will stretch out my hands to them, so that they safely reach the destination so that also they return into the father house, which they have once voluntarily left. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5474.
Book 60 5475
Help of men for the attaining of salvation of the creatures.
30. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5475.
I am close to you all, you who intimately long for me, to all of you my current of favour flows; I seize you all with my love, and I truly give you the bread of heaven for the right strengthening of your soul. I am in and with you. You all are my children, because you call to the father asking childlike, because you speak with him in your trouble and beg for his favour. And so, as you offer your heart to me, so I also receive you in my heart, of this you all can be sure, you who believe in me and seek contact with me. But not all come so to me, and that for that reason, because they lack faith in a God of love, in a father, who longs for his children. And my longing for these my renegade children is so great that I incessantly make an effort to win them back, for my love cannot change for ever, and it is meant for everything, what I have created. But you have emerged from the same love and must therefore feel intimately connected with those, who are far from me. You have more easily access to them, because they see you, where they cannot see me.
Do you now grasp that I set my hope on you; that you help me to win those children for me? I am in no way allowed to prove myself to them as existing; I must step back so long, until they have won faith in me. But you are allowed to step out at any time; you can get in touch with them at any time and try to lead them to faith, by you communicating your inner experiences to them, by you seeking to impart that to them, what you have already received from me. I am certainly likewise with you and also in the midst of those, who do not want to acknowledge me as father and God but their hearts are still closed, and therefore I can only be present outside to them, but never in them and consequently also not have an effect, as I would like it out of my love. Endless times I already struggle about the souls, and my love has not yet let up and will not stop for ever, for I cannot otherwise than to seize everything with my love, because I myself am love. And for that reason it causes me happiness to always give, to bestow, to liberate and to redeem. Constantly I seek to make happy and will never stop to bring help to the bound, until it will once let itself be rescued out of free will.
I am a being that can always only be blessed, because there is nothing that controls me or could restrict me in my work. My last aim for that, what I have created, is happiness, and also my perpetual work for the achieving of this aim is happiness for I clearly foresee that I reach my aim, and since I cannot rest, a standstill will also never occur insofar, as that my work may remain unsuccessful certainly seen from you men, because you do not know my eternal plan of salvation. But nothing disappoints me, because I know about everything and because every event already determines the next one. But I always let everything created by me be involved in the process, which is to bring back to me the lost. So also you men in an increased degree of maturity are for me active co-helpers, and also your happiness depends on it. Also you do not just live for yourselves, but for those creatures, which are to be redeemed through you. But since you yourselves have already found to me, it is your own inner urge, to also show to the others the way to me, to lead them to me and that you also rejoice with me over the happiness of those, who were unhappy before. It is a work of compassionate love, which you do to them, and it is a work of intimate child love, which you do to me that you bring children to me, who were lost and for whom I long. Everyone, who feels appointed to do it, has entered into an alliance with me, and I want to bless him for it. You all are my children, and you stand in my favour, and so you recommend yourselves to me, I watch over you and do not let you go wrong. The world certainly may judge, but I never judge for ever; only that judges itself, what resists me, because it then cannot be touched by my love ray and for that reason is unhappy. But also this unhappy will in future be happy, for my love lets nothing get lost for ever. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5475.
Book 60 5476
Awakening to life. Space of time. 1000 years like one day.
31. August 1952. B.D. NR. 5476.
I want that you all are happy that you find your way out of the state of death to eternal life. I want it, and I also achieve it, for my love is guarantee for you for it, which is meant for you in all eternity. But you must also do your share for it; you must want that you live; you are not allowed to feel well in the state of death, otherwise you cannot escape from it. Therefore you yourselves determine the space of time of the state, in which you still dwell, the state of lifelessness, although you still possess the earthy life. But your spirit is dead, and I want to awaken it to life, so that you are happy for ever. I promise you eternal life, but I do not determine your will. And for that reason you can live, but also reject my offer. As long as you set your will against me, you can therefore also not be happy, and because of that my love is always concerned about to change your will, to always guide your thinking so that you recognize in which state you are, and change it voluntarily. And this is only to be achieved through the supply of truth, which you can indeed also still reject, but which can also cause you to think, what already means a gain. And for that reason I will never let up to give truth to men; persistently I will give, what can bring spiritual advantage to you men, for although the greatest number of men still reject my gift, always some are who accept it and to whom I can again give eternal life. But for me there is no time, for me thousand years are like a day and what I do not achieve on this earth, that a new redemption period is to achieve, to change the will of those still of rebellious mind towards me, until it longs for my love and automatically strives for me. For I do not rest sooner until also the last spiritual has found to me, which once took its start from me. My will is irrevocable; my love never stops, and my wisdom and power create all possibilities for the leading back of the spiritual. But time determines its will it can remain endless times away from me and therefore also become a slave to spiritual death endless times, but once it awakens to life. Once it knows and acknowledges me as God and father from eternity, and it then also utilizes every possibility to reach me, and then it will lead eternal life in happiness. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5476.
Book 60 5477
Support through powers of heaven in redemption work.
1. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5477.
Only still a short time is at your disposal, where you can work in my name. But this time will still be able to be utilized well, because all powers of heaven support you and for that reason you will do no unsuccessful work. The spiritual communion of those, who want to be active redeeming, is increased by the spiritual side; each one of you has helping powers at his side, which he indeed does not see, but which direct and guide him to those, who are in spiritual trouble. Each one of you is as it were looked after and influenced spiritually. His activity does therefore not just rest on his shoulder, but it is carried by beings full of light, who are possessed by the will of redemption and who because of that determine every man of the same will to right and blessed work. A standstill will not occur, because you have the will to serve me and be co-helpers at the redemption of erring souls. And you will still have to overcome resistances, because my opponent makes use of every opportunity to keep you away from that work, to hinder you and to make you tired of fighting. He will try it, but you do not stand alone, and against the light beings protecting you he is not able to cope, and for that reason it can well appear, as if your work does not progress, but in the mean time the beings of light carry on working, until the resistances are removed by you and you can again intervene to blessed work. The work, which you are to do in the last time before the end, is too important, than that I would seriously let it get endangered. You will always act in my will, because you carry my will in you through your readiness to help, which you always prove to me, and therefore you can by all means let yourselves by steered by your feeling, which guides you right and it always put into your heart by me myself, you who want to serve me. Only a short time your activity is so as up to now. But soon changes will occur, which would still not appear believable to you today. Soon you step more into the public, i.e., greater circles will have knowledge of your spiritual work and desire enlightenment, and you will be able to give it to them in my name, and I will bless you and your work. But as long as you are still active out of the public eye, you are to use every opportunity to inform fellowman about it that they live in the time of the end. As often as you can you are to mention it, because men will soon remember your words, when everything comes so as you have predicted it to them. But for the present all powers of heaven will move, and where just one willing soul is found, it will be seized by their love, and my favour will also become effective at those, who do not resist and let themselves be instructed by you. Time comes to its end. Time has soon expired for this earth, but still great work waits for you. But you need to achieve nothing alone; with my love power I am always with you, and the beings of light will carry out, for which I give them the instruction they will protect you in trouble and danger; they will support you, so that your work may not remain unsuccessful. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5477.
Book 60 5478
Blood of Christ. Sin guilt.
2. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5478.
For you, my children on earth, I have shed my blood; for you I walked the most difficult walk, for I wanted to help you out of the deep, which you could have never ever left out of own power for you I died the death on the cross. The sacrifice, which I wanted to make to God father, was accepted; it was made for you. Therefore you men on earth are to carry the gain, what I begged from God and for which I have made the sacrifice, that was to stand you earth children in good stead, because you urgently needed a work of help in that state, in which you were, when I descended to earth. But I also knew, that not only men at my earth time were in need; I knew it that, as long as earth exists, men on it could not fulfil their earth task, because they were too weak and I took pity on the whole mankind, also that of past and future, and all men I included in the work of redemption; for all men I acquired favours without measure, of which they now can make use of to reach their destination on earth. My death of sacrifice was a work of greatest compassion; with full awareness and free will I took a state of suffering upon me, which I could not have born without the divine love power, but I took pity on the terrible trouble of mankind and let me take everything upon me, what was just possible to help it. I well knew that the becoming divine of my nature crowned this my work of redemption, but I did not do it for the sake of this aim, but alone out of love for the suffering spiritual having deserted God, which was so far from God and unhappy. Love filled me with such power that I drew power from it for the work of mercy; that I suffered and died for mankind in unspeakable bodily torment. I gave up my life on the cross for my unhappy brothers, who once had gone out from God like me, but have left the way, which was their purpose. I knew the happiness in the nearness of God, and I took mercy on the fallen unblessed. But I also knew about the love of God for all his creatures, and I wanted to bring back to him, what voluntarily had gone away from him. My love for God was extremely powerful, as also the love for everything having emerged out of him. Alone because of this love God accepted my sacrifice. And my love asked from God forgiveness of debt, which adhered to the fallen and could not be wiped out otherwise, because it existed in lack of love. Only love could therefore bring this sacrifice, and therefore it was not the death on the cross as such, but the love for men proved through this death, which God now accepted as absolving. I have shed my blood for you men and therefore done the atonement for that, what you have done; I have taken your sin upon me and made amends for it. But also you men must contribute your part to it; you must be willing, to be redeemed through my death on the cross. You must want that the work of favour may also have been brought for you; you must make use of the favours, by you acknowledging me and my work of redemption and will-wise join the crowd of those, for whom I have died on the cross. Without this acknowledgment and your will you are and remain marked with the sin guilt and in the chains of him, who has brought you to fall. I certainly have accomplished for you all the work of redemption, but only your own will makes that it may become effective at you, for you can never ever get redeemed against your will from a sin, which you have committed in free will. You must place yourselves under the cross of Christ; you must acknowledge me and call me; you must confess your guilt to me and ask that I bear it for you and may extinguish it with my blood. And all debt will be forgiven for you for the sake of my love. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5478.
Book 60 5479
Works of creation are consolidated thoughts of God.
3. und 4. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5479.
In every smallest living being, in every little plant, in every little grain of sand I am present, and there is nothing, which is not animated by me; there is nothing, which is not flooded through by my power, which proves me myself. For nothing could be without me; nothing could remain existing, because only my power secures the existence of that, what came out of me. My power and my will has called into life, what arose as thought in me. My will consolidated all thoughts, and they became form, which has existence so long, until my will withdraws and the spiritual substance, the power out of me, is brought into a new form. The form can change, but the power in it never ever, it can only increase and let always more powerful forms become effective. Everything is power out of me, but in different degrees the power can become effective, and this depends on the purpose, which my wisdom has recognized as appropriate. For nothing is without meaning and purpose, what I let come into being, and where a purpose is to be achieved, my love and wisdom determines every process, which serves the achieving of the purpose. I always work and create in view of this aim, for before my eyes all phases appear like lightning from the beginning to the end. And my will and my power carry out, what love and wisdom recognizes as appropriate. Nothing is created arbitrarily, whatever exists in the universe; in deepest wisdom my plan is arranged, and my will of creation will never let up; persistently new creations will arise, because my immeasurable power wants to confirm itself and will always only busy itself so that an aim is achieved in positive meaning. For the power flowing out of me is love something unspeakably making happy, building up and promoting, which can never let things come into being, which have a negative effect, even so a negative success is recognized apparently, but which, seen in the right light of cognition, still is and remains positive. For there is nothing, by which my power would be uninvolved, only a negative will can use this power wrong, what I allow, but also only then with the sure aim of spiritual return in future from me out of free will. For to change the negative will, everything is arisen; every visible work of creation has the purpose, to contribute, to turn negative will into a positive will. And for this purpose I also dissolve material forms, when they have followed their purpose, and form again new ones according to my will, but which must all serve in my will in a positive way to lead the spiritual, which is of wrong directed will, towards the last aim, a complete change of will. (4.9.1952) But creations can also get dissolved against my will, and indeed by man, who, as dwelling in the last stage of development, is in possession of free will, therefore can now act both in my will but also against my will. The spiritual in man then does this under bad influence; it subordinates itself to the will of the counter power, which as itself of wrong directed will would like to have a destructive effect there, where my power has a building up effect. Such destructed creations release the spiritual bound in it prematurely, but which now again needs new forms to be able to continue its course of development. And now my will is again at work, to create these forms for it, directly or also indirectly, by men, who bear my will in them, busying themselves creating and fashioning according to their ability. The ability of being able to create and fashion proves the original power slumbering in them; it proves the start from me. But the original purpose of the creatures having once come from me, was another one, and this original purpose they must irrevocably fulfil, and no matter if it also takes eternities, until they have reached the aim. So has therefore everything been brought into being by me, but not all enjoys life; it seeks death, but cannot pass for ever, just remain in a so to speak dead state, but which is to be changed to life. But I am also in the apparent dead, in most solid matter, because it would not be visible for you, when my power would not be in it, only its effectiveness is so small, that this matter lets no change recognize for a long time; but since my power is never completely without effect, so it still manages to bring about a change, even so only in endless long time. In cases of letting up of resistance of the wrong directed will, my will also intervenes with increased power, so that therefore destructions wanted by God through natural powers give freedom to the spiritual in shortest time, which then continues its course of development in new forms of lighter kind. My will is always determining, and the coming into being and the passing of my works of creation is always based on a certain order, and all power over works of creation is taken from my opponent. But I gave free will to man. It can just as well be turned towards my opponent as to me. And for that reason my opponent uses his influence over man, by him seeking to determine him to destroy that, over which he has no power. And he wants to destroy it, because the spiritual in it matures and gets lost for him, who once pulled it into the deep, out of which I want to fetch it up again, so that it follows its original purpose, so that an extreme measure of power can flow through it and it is now unimaginably happy. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5479.
Book 60 5480
See, I am with you alway.
5. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5480.
See, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. I do not leave you men alone, because I know that you would then get lost, because alone you are unable to fulfil your earth task. I descended to earth, because I knew it from eternity that you were defenceless against him, whose will brought you into being under use of divine power, and because I wanted to help you against his bondage. I have ascended again into heaven; as man I had to part from you; I could not remain with you men for ever bodily, but I promised you my spirit, which was to stay with you until the end of the world. I am certainly no longer bodily among you, but spiritually always and constantly, so that you never need to feel left by him, who can be a real helper for you in every trouble. Call upon me, so that you consciously go under my protection, and remain also always aware of my presence, and you will master all earthly and spiritual serious difficulties, for you then do it with me, and I want to accompany you wherever you go; you are never alone provided that you do not want to be alone, and it is completely left to you, whom you want to join, me or my opponent. He will always be with you; he will besiege you or entice you to him. But I am always prepared to offer you protection against him, when you yourselves want it. But since your will is decisive, I do not intervene visibly, so he besieges you, but I wait for your call, which must be send up to me in spirit and I truth, to also always be heard. I am with you until the end of the world. Which comfortable promise lies in these words that you never need to feel having become lonely; that you are never left by that power, which can and also wants to do everything, because it loves you. Which just waits for your call to make you happy with its presence and give to you, what you need light and power, love and favour in excess. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5480.
Book 60 5481
6. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5481.
Do not let me be the far God for you, upon who just call at certain times for help, as humanly enacted regulations demand it, but call me to you at all times; always let me be close to you see in me the father, who longs for his children with intimate love, and talk to me, as a child speaks to the father fearlessly, trustingly and simply; that my heart may enjoy the stammering of the children. Only when you men no longer seek me in the distance, only when you feel my nearness, the right relationship with me is established, which now also results in its consequence the effect of my love on you, you who are my children and you who are to also make use of your adoption. Then you will no longer walk lonely on earth; then you have the most loyal friend and helper at the side; then you will learn to think right and also utilize your earth life right, because I now give you instruction, which you receive mentally and also live accordingly, for a real child does, what its father requests of it.
Learn to recognize the father in me. For I want to be loved by you, but not just feared as God. Then also your prayer will be so that I can hear it, because love and faith are expressed in it. But to God you do not speak so intimately and trustingly, as you can speak to the father. You then just speak so, as you have learned it traditionally, as church faith stipulates it to you, and it can too easily just remain a form, a prayer, which is not sent up to me in the spirit and in truth.
I do not hear lip prayers; I want to be addressed as father by my children; I want to hear the heart speaking, towards which I then also lean lovingly and grant the requests. You men must certainly first learn to recognize a God and creator from eternity, so that faith awakens in you, but then this faith must become alive through love you must learn to love God as your father, and then there will be no dead or form relationship between us anymore, then you establish the intimate connection with me, which I request of you to be able to embrace you with all love. Then you have done a great step on the way to completion, and then I never ever let you from me, and my loyally caring father love leads you towards your destination. As my real children you move into the eternal home, into your father house you come into the inheritance of the father you will be able to create and fashion in light and power like me and in my will, and you will be indescribably happy. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5481.
Book 60 5482
Blessing father words.
8. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5482.
To you, my children, to you I give my blessing. A bond of love shall embrace you, now and for ever. Whatever still approaches you as earthly troubles, bear it in submission into my will. Direct your eyes up to me, from where always help comes to you. And let the spirit in you speak; it will always impart words of love and comfort from me, and you will feel it that you are never alone; that I spread my hands over you; that I seize you in love and lead you to the destination.
But also you win your fellowmen over to me. Think of it that they are in great trouble, as long as they do not possess me myself, and help them to that end to gain me; help them to faith in me that also they look trustingly up to me in every trouble. For I want to help all men; I want to draw all to my heart; I want to be the good father for all, who guides and protects them, who leans towards them, so just a faint call of request gets through to him. Win your fellowmen over to me and my kingdom; impart those words to them, which you receive from me, and form among yourselves a believing community; be members of that church, which I myself have found on earth; which is based on a firm unshakable faith. Such a community will bring about much blessing, because I myself dwell in the midst of you, so you think of me in love; so you let me be among you through the call of my name, as I have promised you in the words: For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. And my word is truth and therefore secures my presence for you always, when your thoughts are with me, when you talk with and about me, when you long for me with a loving heart. Then I am with you and keep my hands above your heads blessing you. My blessing accompanies you on all your ways, and my love gives you power and favour. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5482.
Book 60 5483
Bread and wine. Real food, real drink.
9. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5483.
An infinite beneficial effect comes from that food, which the heavenly father offers you directly to strengthen your souls, to provide sick souls with healing, to make all of you strong and robust in the last fight on this earth. His hallowed word meets your ear and touches your heart; his hallowed word sounds in its purity and veracity and sets the soul into vibrations, which are directed up to the father. His hallowed word entices the ones standing far; the despaired and the mourning find peace in hope; the sick find healing for their souls; his word emits power, which proves its starting point. He offers you the bread of heaven and blesses it for you, you who receive it believingly. He breaks the bread for you and hands it out; he serves the wine to you, the power of his word. In truth you are his guests, to whom he serves Communion, so you receive his living word from above, open your hearts and let it have an effect on you. This bread from heaven is noble, and for that reason it is not allowed to be mixed with inferior addition; it must remain pure, so as it has taken its starting point from God. And then it can also be recognized as his word, because its effect is an obvious one. For it brings about a change; the power of the word busies itself, and where a power works, a change is always recognizable of that, what is touched by the power. Where now a heart is touched by the divine word, an effect must take place on the soul of man; it must, so it is ill, recover, and so it is healthy, get strong and receptive for the divine love light, for wisdom from God or also an unbelieving man whose soul is ill - must become believing, when the power of the divine word touches him, what amounts to a complete change; and when the man is believing therefore does not need recovery the power of the bread of heaven must have such an effect that he gains cognition; that divine knowledge now fills it, what again is to be seen as power effect. Such an effect can only be expected from the pure food of heaven, from the bread of life, from the word, which comes from the hallowed mouth of God and is supplied to earth in purest form to achieve exactly this effect. God has not arbitrarily described his food of heaven as bread and wine, because only strong food and a strong drink helps the soul to recovery and strengthening. Everything else, what the soul receives, will not fulfil the purpose, which the bread of heaven is to fulfil. It can certainly also be a food seemingly, but which has not the smallest building up effect and for that reason just delays the recovery of a soul or veils its state of illness. Very much can be offered to the soul, and nevertheless it is not the right food and the right drink, and the soul itself also does not feel filled and strengthened; it will have no firm, convinced faith and also not stand in the right cognition, as long until the pure, unspoiled word of God is brought to it, which can have such an effect on the soul that it recognizes it as the real food from heaven and now only still desires this food, which is certainly offered to it through the messengers, but nevertheless by God himself, so that the sick soul recovers and may now live for ever. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5483.
Book 60 5484
Thoughts are connecting currents from the hereafter and earth.
10. and 12. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5484.
The connexion from earth to the spiritual world can exist at any time, because thoughts can go to and fro, i.e., because thoughts are basically the connexion rays, which are send out in the spiritual kingdom and can get caught by men on earth and also again sent back in another form. Therefore this connexion from top to bottom exists in like manner, which cannot be denied. But in the main these connexions are still unconscious to man, for as long as he is still not believing and has gained certain cognition through love, he still does not know about the relationship of the spiritual with the earthy world. And for that reason he can also not control, with which kingdom he is in contact through his thinking. For the thought currents can come from both, the kingdom of light and also from the kingdom of darkness, which he receives, but which he himself can determine through his will. As soon as he is believing, he also demands light; his will is turned to God as the eternal light and will now also secure the supply from the kingdom of light for him. His thinking will be good, for he consciously receives good thought currents, and he averts, what is brought to him from the kingdom of darkness. His will determines the heart to receive and to pass on to the intellect, what touches him as thought currents from the kingdom of light.
So therefore the good thinking wanted by God is to be explained, which that man will inevitably utter, who lives in faith and in love. The desire to serve God will now drive such a right thinking man to that end, to impart his cognitions, his thoughts, to fellowman; to guide him as it were to the same thinking, because it makes himself happy. And this will is of pleasure to God. And he will also always find support, for a right will is the first to let men reach up. Every good thought has as it were its origin with God; it can never be dismissed as being against God; it is the power going out from God, which is caught by light beings and passed on, until it touches the heart of man and is accepted by him. And such good thoughts will also never miss their effect on those fellowmen, who are of a good will. But there is nevertheless a great difference between thought material won through intellectual activity therefore the use of spiritual power through the intellect and the direct supply of the spiritual thought material through Gods great love. (11.9.1952) The intellect stops its activity for the time of the supply of thought material, but in return for it the soul gets active as receiver. The spiritual ear opens, and the thought currents from the spiritual kingdom pour in, and they get caught. The radiations from the kingdom of light touch the spiritual ear; it supplies it to the soul; it feels addressed; it "receives"; passes it on to the intellect, which receives mechanically; gets the bodily organs active to hold on to it, and to only afterwards concern itself with the received, i.e. through own thinking, through intellectual activity, lets it become spiritual property. Receiving always presupposes a giver or sender, in contrast to personal production, to a result through own work, in this case busy activity of the intellect. God himself wants to give something, what men do not possess and also cannot create for themselves. For that purpose he supplies his word to earth and through the word knowledge, which is according to truth, which no man could let come into being out of own power, which just needs to be received to possess it. God instructs man; the light world instructs him but always through the spirit, which rests in man himself idle so long, until the will of man determines him, to renounce himself until man regards the spiritual kingdom more than the earthly kingdom until man enters into the relationship with God and in this way finds access to that kingdom, from which truth comes to him. (12.9.1952) But so God himself teaches man, truth, as real knowledge, is given to him. It is not demanded of him to do intellectual work, but those thoughts ascend from the heart, which the spirit awakens in man which, because it is share of the divine father spirit, can only produce truthful thoughts, which the ear of the soul hears and acknowledges them, must acknowledge them for that reason, because with truth man is given at the same time also competence to judge for the real and true. Man can certainly also consider himself as taught by God, whose intellect is eagerly active through intimate prayer towards God for his enlightenment. Then he believes having worked on the mental result himself, but it is nevertheless sent to him through his spirit, but not in an unusual way. But it is different, when truth is supplied to earth by God, when God teaches a man through the inner word. Then, through literal transmission, he receives directly a comprehensive knowledge, which he did not possess before, which does not slumber in him as subconscious and which he does not win through mental work. And it still comes from the inside, for it is the divine spirit in man, which speaks to him, which imparts knowledge to him so that it touches the soul as spoken word; that it emerges as thought in the heart, which is not formed by man according to own will, but which forms itself to words of deepest meaning, which man as willing receiver writes down so as heard. This is an unusual process insofar as that no other source is to be discovered than the inner being of man; it is the living water, which flows out of the body of him, who God himself instructs through his spirit. For the divine spirit is the original spirit, which truly has the water of life in fullness. But mankind goes past it; only very few refresh themselves with the water of life, only very few men know about pure truth from God and strengthen themselves with it and are therefore in contact with the spiritual world, from where light comes, truth and life. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5484.
Book 60 5485
Earthly trouble often revelation of love of God.
13. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5485.
My love for you is limitless, and still you often believe having reason to doubt this. You often feel forsaken by me; earthly trouble approaches you overpoweringly, and you know no escape for you. But then I only seemingly have stepped back from you to be sought by you, because I always want to reveal my love all over again to you, by me helping you. For the trouble is never so great that I would not be able to remove it. I want to reveal my love to you because I want to win your counter love; your faith in me and in my power, your respect for me and your obedience are nothing without your love, for it alone lets me find my children. And where love is, is also faith and respect and obedience, but love is the most powerful, because it alone makes happy. What do I not do all to win your love. But so I prepare for you the most beautiful earth life, so I would give you everything, what makes you happy on earth, so this would just increase your love for the world, but not for me, whom you do not see, because your eyes are directed towards the world. For that reason I often must withdraw from you, even so just apparently; I must let you get into worldly abandonment, into a state of trouble and of suffering; you must recognize your own powerlessness and also the lack of love of your fellowmen to then seek me, to call for me and to then also recognize my great love for you, so I have liberated you from your trouble. Then also love awakens in you, and it always gets stronger, because in me you recognize your most loyal friend and brother, the helper from all trouble, the father, who intimately loves his children.
You will not be able to resist my love for ever, but I cannot force your counter love; for that reason I coo for it with all patience, without ever letting up in my love, which has created you after all. And every loving thought of you increases my love, because it is a sure sign for it that I soon have won you for ever. For that reason know that you are never forsaken, when you are earthly in trouble; know that I immediately go to you, to you who call for me; know that I then just want to arouse your love; that I long for your call, for your love, like a father, who wants to embrace his child in the arms to be able to make it happy with his love. But love does not want to be one-sided; only counter love makes happy, and I want to receive it from you. I always long for you, but you must now and again get into distress, for you stand in the midst of the world, and your desire is still very divided; it often depends on earthly things and then I now and then use means, which are to turn you again to me, to then again emerge with my love, to again prove my love to you that also you arouse in love for me, that you become and remain mine for ever. Amen
B.D. NR. 5485.
Book 60 5486
Change of will. Overcoming of matter.
14. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5486.
The spirit, which still keeps you tied up to earth, stands against me, for everything, what you desire, belongs to it; it is spiritual still far away from me, which it still possesses and which it wants to prevent from the return to me. You yourselves as man are already considerably advanced in your development, and you are still under its control, as long as you still do not learn to despise matter as still completely belonging to it. You must know about the spiritual connexion; you must know that everything, what is visible to you, is imperfect spiritual, therefore share of my opponent. But if this now also keeps your senses imprisoned, then you also still stand in his area turned to him will-wise. But if you can liberate yourselves off it from the desire for that, what belongs to him then you also escape from his control; then you raise yourselves as it were from earth into that kingdom of the spirit, which belongs to me and which you are to inhabit in accordance with your purpose, to be able to manage things according to my will. You are to now accomplish this change of your will on earth; you are to learn to despise the material world; you are to learn to see it as that, what it really is a conglomeration of immature spiritual still rebellious spiritual towards me, which is to purify itself. For that reason you are to put yourselves above matter, because you are the spiritual standing highest in the development on this earthly material world, and you are to strive to still break away from the last relationships with this world, but instead establish the relationship with that kingdom, where I am the ruler, where everything is spiritualized and namelessly happy. You are to consciously liberate yourselves from the rule of my opponent and come to me. But as long as matter still ties you up, as long you feel desire for it, you are still not free from his rule and therefore still not suitable for the spiritual kingdom, for I want to possess your undivided love; I want to imprison your whole thinking; I can only then have an effect in you, so you are completely free of his nature. But then freedom, power and light is your share; then the spiritual in you has liberated itself from his control and raised itself up to me, from whom it now cannot separate for ever anymore. As long as you dwell on earth, he will constantly tempt you, but without the desire for matter you are immune against his temptations; then you have overcome matter; then you still just long for the goods of the spiritual kingdom, and in the possession of these goods you are strong and therefore also victor over him, who is my opponent. But having overcome him means, having become my child, to be candidate of my kingdom, which is not of this world, which gives you happiness, which is immeasurable and which truly makes up for the difficult fight on earth against the adversary, but is never to be acquired differently than through struggle. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5486.
Book 60 5487
Desire for light in the hereafter. Spiritual conversations.
15. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5487.
The desire for light in the hereafter is very great with those, who have recognized that the degree of happiness depends on certain cognition, but which they lack. These are beings, which cannot be denied that they have had certain goodness on earth, which made an effort, to act right and just, however possessed no faith at all in a power over them, in living on of the soul, in a spiritual kingdom. This lack of faith has also made them unreceptive for spiritual knowledge on earth; the will to believe was lacking. For that reason they regarded everything as unreal and untrue, what was supported by believing men as being outside of earth life. They lacked the will to find out something about it, because they did not believe, but also because earth life appeared so extremely important to them that they only worked and created for it. In the opposite kingdom they now always recognize more and more the reality of the spiritual kingdom and are nevertheless not able to win clarity about their own existence and about their situation. They do not know, what is real and what is unreal; they see unclear pictures, which they do not understand; they are stimulated to think and still do not find their way around alone. And they desire light, cognition, and are grateful, so it is given to them. But the lack of faith makes it more difficult to the teachers in the spiritual kingdom to find faith for their instructions, because everything appears to be unacceptable to them through their attitude, which they had on earth. But they persistently strive for enlightenment; they want to know the truth, and for that reason it is also supplied to them. The opposite kingdom they now acknowledge as real, because the knowledge about the earthly life is not completely taken from them. They are therefore now already convinced of a living on after death, and this conviction drives them on to eagerly seek for that, what they lack light and they also do not get tired and dwell everywhere there, where information can be given to them. And nevertheless light can only then be given to them, when the love will becomes busy in them, to work with it. For that reason many a soul it so unspeakable long time without light, without knowledge despite its desire, because it still has no sympathy for the spiritual suffering with it because it only requests light for egoistic reasons and for that reason it can also still not be given to it.
But men, who made an effort on earth to serve their fellowmen, may it be through inventions, through advice or instructions, will also want to do the same in the opposite kingdom and will for that reason often very quickly be introduced to right knowledge, because they ten also want and can be active serving and can work to the blessing of ignorant souls. But to no being knowledge is supplied by force; it must intimately be desired and eagerly obtained by endeavour. It then still always remains up to the soul, how it adapts itself to the light supplied to it; but it will not miss its effect, as soon as the will seriously exists, to utilize it right. Great blessing can for that reason also instructions on the part of men on earth bring about, when it is always considered that numerous souls are present with every spiritual conversation, take part in it and for that reason the instructions are also to be held in the love spirit, which now also radiates out to those souls and takes all will of rejection from them. Who himself possesses spiritual material, which is in accordance with truth, he
is to also supply it to all those, who have lack of it and often remember the souls in the hereafter, who are sometimes more willing to accept it than men on earth, who still in their pretence life would like to reject everything, what refers to an opposite life. Good and evil speeches meet with a response in the opposite kingdom. Always remember this and make an effort to always think and speak so that the opposite souls can learn; that they like to listen to you and always win an advantage for them, and you will always be besieged by souls, which also want to serve you, as their power allows it. You can spread light in every way, and you will always find grateful learners in the hereafter in the souls hungry for light, and your work for the kingdom of God will be blessed. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5487.
Book 60 5488
Admonition to accept the divine word.
16. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5488.
Do not shut yourselves off from the divine words of love, which should touch you with incomprehensible power and which you reject, because you do not want to believe that God himself reveals himself. In a time of complete darkness on earth, he himself appears unusually to draw mens attention to the great spiritual trouble. He addresses men himself, by him making use of a man, who as mediator between God and men is prepared to receive his word and to pass it on. This his word you men are not to reject; you are to listen to it, think about it and state your view on it; you are to accept the possibility that God himself wants to speak to you, and only then to reject, when you recognize it as bad with fullest conviction, what however is never possible with the word supplied to you from above, which touches every man beneficently, who is of good will. A gently light goes out from his word; it is full of love and wisdom, and the listener feels quietly drawn to the original source of love, to God, who addresses him through his word that man is to recognize him. And everyone, who is of good will, will not be able to withdraw from this impression, because God himself is the word and therefore also emits something divine on to man. Only the good will is requested of you men, then the divine word will also have an effect on you, and you will recognize its revelations in it. He wants to reveal himself to you men, so that it may become light in you, for light emits from him himself, and so you walk in the light, nothing can happen to you anymore. But you still walk in darkness, and you do not recognize the danger in which you are. You are still completely ignorant and for that reason also go wrong ways, which lead away from God to your own ruin.
You are in great spiritual trouble, and you will die in it, when you do not accept the help of God, who wants to enlighten you through his word, so that you choose that way, which leads to happiness, to an eternal life, while you go the way of death before. Do not shut yourselves off from the divine word; listen to it in good will, and accept it as an unusual gift of favour of God, which is to rescue you from eternal ruin. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5488.
Book 60 5489
Awakening to life.
17. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5489.
I want to awaken you to life. My spirit is to become alive in you, then a rebirth is carried out; the soul has entered a new stage of consciousness; it starts to work on itself, to dissolve its outer cover always together with my spirit, which gives it the instruction to it; which imparts power to it and to which it now subordinates itself and seeks to fashion itself according to my will. Look at the little plants on earth, how they develop and spread, as soon as a ray of the sunlight touches them, how they strive for this light, open and grow and thrive. So also the soul is touched by the ray of my spirit sun, and it devotes itself to its effect; it opens; all powers in it get awakened and active, for my spirit now never ever leaves it out; my ray of love touches it, as soon as it just turns to me as the eternal light it breaks the fetter, the covers, which still surround it; it liberates itself from all, what could prevent the flowing into of my love light, it works on itself and crystalizes itself as it were with my support; it also knows, that I myself guide and lead it, for my spirit in it teaches it right. And it fashions itself to love. By this means also the power from me becomes superior in it; it is filled by my spirit in the same measure as it is filled by love for me and for the neighbour; it has awakened to life, and it will never die in eternity, for the soul, which once has stepped into real life, can no longer sink back into the death of the spirit; my power has an effect in it too powerfully, and this power flows again and again back to me.
At the beginning of your embodiment as man you are still dead in the spirit; the soul is still inactive; it just pays attention to the bodily life; it has directed its senses to the world only, and the spirit spark in you still rests in complete inactivity. It certainly is from me, and what is from me, is life. My spirit never ever rests and I still do have an effect upon his soul against on the will of man, therefore my spirit only then touches his soul, when it, through its will, gets active in love; by this means therefore opens to my love radiation, which induces the share of me myself, the spirit spark in man, to activity, which he now no longer gives up. For where my love radiation could once touch the soul, it has also already entered the stage of life, and it enjoys life and no longer gives it up. There is no passing of that, what I have created, but there is a state of death, which is extremely agonizing for the spiritual. For that reason I want to awaken it to life, so that it can enjoy its existence, so that it feels the existence as happiness, so that it can be active in light and power. That alone is life, the use of power from me in love and wisdom, and you men are all to win this life. I myself bring life to you; so you want to accept it from me. For that reason want, and you will live in eternity. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5489.
Book 60 5490
Task of man on earth. Gods adoption.
18. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5490.
A task is set you men on earth, but you do not think of it, and you do not give an account to yourselves for it, whether you also utilize earth life right, i.e. live in the will of God. But the time is only short, and so you have ended earth life, no such possibility exists any longer for you, where you can fulfil the task set for you. Under great efforts you certainly can still ascend in the opposite kingdom, but never anymore reach that, what you could have reached on earth the adoption of God, which makes you to the happiest beings in the spiritual kingdom. On earth you could receive an extreme great wealth of light and enter the spiritual kingdom as light beings after death, for God offers you such a measure of favour that you could lose all weakness and work full of power, so this would be your will. To no man the reaching of the degree of light is impossible, and that it also does not need to be difficult, is the gift of favour of Jesus Christ, who has acquired it on the cross for men. Each one man can now request the power from him, and each one man will irrevocably reach the aim, who calls Jesus Christ for help. But who of you men does listen to the messengers of God, so you are enlightened about it; who of you men consciously strives for it, to reach Gods adoption on this earth? Just a self-fashioning to love is necessary, to which the power is imparted to you men, when you seriously want it and ask Jesus Christ for his help. Only little is requested of you men, but immeasurable much offered to you, and still only few strive for this degree, which earns you a life in highest happiness. You are to become children of God, full of love longing for the father; you are to become like him in his original nature, i.e. also become love. But your nature is still very much controlled by your self-love, and it just thinks of earthly life, but not of life after death. You do not ask yourselves, why you are on earth, your do not seek to fathom the purpose, but you regard life as self-purpose, where it is just means for the purpose after all. And for that reason you let the earth time pass unused; you use your life power wrong, i.e. just for the reaching of earthly goods, which are transitory. But you do not think of your life after death, of the immortality of the soul, and in future you will have to bitterly suffer for it, so you recognize that you irretrievably have lost something, what you could win easily. But God respects your will; he does not determine or force you, but he uninterruptedly warns and admonishes you; he constantly puts the purpose of your existence before your eyes through his servants; he sends messengers into your way, who are to announce his will to you; he himself approaches you in form of sufferings and troubles and shows you the transitoriness of the earthly. He tries all means to direct you to cognition, but he leaves the freedom of decision to you. And exactly for that reason you will have to take responsibility before him, for you can reach your destination, so you would use your will right. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5490.
Book 60 5491
Earthly trouble is to produce relationship with God.
20. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5491.
Everything is given to you on earth for completion. You can mature with every event; but you can also go back in your development stubborn and embittered, because you have a free will, which is never forced through outer influences to a certain attitude. Out of the innermost heart you must want to strive up, then everything serves you for perfection. For then you are seized by the love will of God, who just creates opportunities for you, to form yourselves, and to whom you just need to devote yourselves to be pulled up. A measure of favour is granted to all of you; how could it then be possible to fall or to go back in your spiritual development, when you use this favour? For the favours are aids having a sure effect; they are helps of special kind, which just aim up, for what Gods love offers you also leads to him himself. Divine gifts of favour have unusual power and are for that reason not to be spurned. So also every earthly trouble is to be regarded as favour, because it can lead up, when it is regarded as such, when the trouble lets man become aware that he is to turn his look upwards to ask help from him, who always wants and can help. Through this prayer you establish the connexion with God, which always means a step further up, for already the turning towards him shows your will, which is tested by God in earth life. But worse it is for you men, when the earthly trouble produces no connexion with God. Often also then help is granted to you, but from him, to whom you still belong will-wise; from whom you still have not turned away. Then God cannot help you, whom you do not acknowledge, but he will always help you, whom you as it were serve through your will, through your attitude. God wants to get recognized, and he often comes to you men in form of suffering and trouble. But as soon as you flee to him, as soon as your thoughts turn to him, you can also firmly build on it that he helps you; that he does not leave you alone, so you are in trouble. No thought blows away; no call dies away unheard, for the faintest thought touches him and causes him to work for you. And everything what he does is only determined by his love, which is meant for you and your perfection. There is no trouble, which would not be removable, for nothing is impossible for him, but everything he fashions so that he helps you to perfection, when you just always think of him and recommend ourselves to this favour. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5491.
Book 60 5492
Communion. Bread and wine.
21. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5492.
So step before the table of the Lord in devout worship; gather together in my name and receive my bread and my wine listen to my word, which I supply to you from above through my servants, the word, that I myself speak to you, you who want to hear me. And your soul will experience strengthening; it will refresh itself at the spring of life; I myself administer bread and wine to it, the food, which it needs to gain perfection. It is the manna, which is offered to you from heaven, the real food for you, and nothing on earth can replace this heavenly food, and the soul, which was ill and weak before, will recover and become strong. I myself as physician and Saviour of all sick and weak give you truly the best remedy, for I know, what the soul lacks; I know also, what alone can help it my word, which is the direct radiation of me myself; my word, which is light and power and which you men urgently need, if you want to fulfil your life task on earth, to become, what you once were from the very beginning. You lost everything, even so through your own fault, what revealed your divine origin; you have renounced all that, what is the characteristic of a divine being; you have become weak and miserable, of darkened spirit and powerless; you have no cognition and for that reason can also no longer be active in that way, as it was your former purpose. But you can also not pass away; you cannot dissolve into nothing, but you remain as spiritual beings, only in a degree of imperfection, which makes you completely unable to get active according to my will. But I do not want that you remain in this degree of imperfection; I want to help you, to become again that, what you once were, and therefore I want to supply to you, in an already reached degree of maturity, that, what can form you to completely different beings. I want to impart power and light to you; I want to supply to you spiritual food, which like bread and wine can awaken life for your soul, which lies in deep sleep and to awaken it again to my and its own joy. Without food, without supply of power it will never be able to rise, but it is allowed to refresh itself constantly with bead and wine of heaven, and a truly refreshing wine is served to it, which takes its weakness; it will recover from illness and weakness; it will be strengthened to new life, as soon as you men just step before my table, which I uninterruptedly lay with the gifts of my love. My servants will serve you bread and wine from heaven, and therefore you will administer Communion with me and I with you, so you just let me join you, when I knock, as soon as you open ear and heart to accept my love gifts, for I want it that you recover at your souls; I want that all weakness falls off you; that it may become light and bright in you, what can only happen, so you let yourselves be fed and watered by me myself, so you listen to my word, which is offered to you from above, and so you also obey this my word so you let the power of the bread and of the wine have an effect on you so you live according to my word a life in love for me and for the neighbour. Then you are truly my guests, with whom I keep Communion; then you receive bread and wine, and you will now no longer be dead in the spirit; you will live in eternity. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5492.
Book 60 5493
Comforting father words. Reference to death.
24. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5493.
It is an undeserved favour that you men can flee into my arms, so you are in trouble. You always know that I have an open ear for your requests and matters; but you also know that I wait for your call; that I want to hear the voice of my child, which sounds towards me in every mental call of request. I want that you come to me in every earthly and spiritual trouble, so that you now also experience my help. In small as in great troubles I stand by your side, but do you also know, what plans I have for you? Do you know, whether that help, which you wish, is suitable for it, that you mature at your soul? Exactly because you do not know this, you are to pray: "Father, Thy will be done." You certainly are to request that I help you, but not in which way, for that I truly know best, what serves your soul. You children possess my love after all; you all are to reach the destination on earth, to find the joining together with me. Everything now, what serves this, I give you, because I want that you are happy. You are indeed to present all your small and great worries and troubles; you are to come with all matters to me, and so you are of deep faith and express this faith in prayer, I also fulfil your requests, for a deep faith is already an increased degree of maturity, and the joining together with me has then already taken place through love, which has only born the living faith. Then therefore you are to experience my often wonderful help. But as long as the living faith still does not exist, as long as you are still weak in faith and therefore also weak in love, I often must deny you, what you beg, but always only out of fatherly care about the maturity of your soul. But you are to always trust me, that I arrange everything so for you as it is good. But do not estimate the life of the body as the highest good, but regard it only as necessary for the soul, and so you therefore think of the soul and its state after death and care and work for its life, also death does not need to frighten you, for it is then for you only the gate into eternity full of light; but you will never ever long back for earth; only then you will live and be unspeakably happy in my nearness. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5493.
Book 60 5494
I am always near to you, when you call me.
25. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5494.
I am always near to you, when you call me. There is no separation between me and you, when you yourselves remove it, by you turning your thoughts to me, by you speaking to me, may it be in love or also in trouble. Each one thought draws me to you, and your will holds on to me, as long as you devote yourselves to me. Now and then you certainly let me wait longer, until a call from you gets through to me; but I never let you wait, for my love for you is powerful and always connects itself with you, so you turn towards me. But in my love I am always prepared to give, for through my gifts I permanently want to tie you up to me. For that reason my gifts must become indispensable to you, and I achieve that, by me letting you feel their effect, so that you never ever want to miss them. But before you must desire my gifts, because otherwise you can feel no effect. But you will only desire something, what you lack, but also only then, when you suffer under the lack. And so the states of trouble are also only to be explained, which are to let you become aware of exactly that lack, so that you want to remove it and ask me for the supply of that, what you lack. I want to give, persistently hand out, because I possess everything and can award treasures unmeasured. For love drives me to give to you, what you lack. But my wisdom imposes a restriction on my love, for also giving can be disadvantageous, when it would prevent you men from your ascent development. You cannot receive more, than you are willing to utilize. For that reason you must desire, but to then be able to receive unmeasured. My contributions to you therefore just depend on your will, and I will never refuse to give myself, so you desire gifts of love from me. I am always close to you, when your thoughts seek me, when you keep dialogue with me, when you just will-wise strive for me, then I am with you. For that reason you are never allowed to doubt my will to help; you are never allowed to be weak in believing; you are not to call upon me anxiously or timidly, but always be certain that I just wait for your call to be able to approach you, to hand out from the excess of my love, to make you happy, to strengthen and to perfect. For everything, what I give to you, contributes to your completion, so you just use it right, so you desire it, because you feel it that you need it. I know your weaknesses; I know what you lack, and I want to give you with full hands. Accept it, so it is offered to you, or ask for it, for you cannot do without my love gifts, if you want to be happy, if you want to reach perfection, which lets you dwell near me for ever, but which you can never reach in a state of lack of power and light. For that reason always request light and power, and get into contact with me, the eternal spring of light and power; seek me and let yourselves be drawn by me and my love. Desire me myself, and I will give myself to you, because I love you from the very beginning and will love you in eternity. Amen
B.D. NR. 5494.
Book 60 5495
Divine principle love. Decision between God and the opponent.
27. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5495.
The divine principle in you must predominate, otherwise you do not become free from the control of him, who thinks and acts against God. But the divine principle is love and every act lacking love, every evil thought lacking love still marks you as belonging to the opponent. But then you are weak and of dark spirit. Physical strength is no proof of spiritual strength; busy intellectual activity no proof of an awakened spirit but the goodness of the heart, an obvious love work in fullest unselfishness proves that the divine principle predominates in a man, and then also his spirit is awakened, and he is full of light and power. But you men do not strive for spiritual goods; they are no reality for you, for you still think materially, and you hold in too high regard the human intellect and physical strength, but which are in reality nothing and worthless for eternity. Exactly these earthly good qualities can help to quick spiritual ascent, so you would use them to do what God demands of you for the maturing of the soul; so you would apply your physical strength to active neighbourly love; so you would use the ability to be able to be active intellectually to advance spiritually, by you turning your thoughts to him, who has created you, and seriously ask him for enlightenment about meaning and purpose of your earth life. The intellect has been given to you that you acquire knowledge and not just on material, but also on spiritual area. But the latter attracts you too little, because he, who still keeps you tied up, entices you with earthly material goods, and he seeks to make out all spiritual knowledge as useless, because he takes faith from you in a continuation of life after death. But if you would let the divine principle rule in you, then you would also recognize him, who wants to harm you. For love enlightens your spirit and gives you a light, where it was dark before. Love must flare up in you, if you want to think and act right. For that reason great earthly trouble is in the world, because love has cooled, because God no longer rules in it, but his opponent, who wants to agitate all men against each other; who drives them to think and act without love. But for that reason also so great spiritual trouble is among men, because lack of love lets them completely go blind, because no faith is anymore among them, which can only arise from love and which would teach men to think and act completely differently. God or his opponent. Between both you men must decide love or hate light or darkness power or powerlessness freely out of you, you must choose your lord. But God is love, and so you can find God only through love; you can only unite with God through love. And if you disregard love, so you grant the opponent of God control over you and lose yourselves to him in eternal times, who gave up the love principle in free will, who became un-divine, because he completely gave up all love, who for that reason sank into deepest darkness and also would like to keep you men in it, so you offer him no resistance. Liberate yourselves from his control, by you letting the divine principle predominate in you, by you fashioning yourselves to love, which lets you become children of God and therefore to most happy creatures, who are united with their father for ever. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5495.
Book 60 5496
Unusual power supply in the time of trouble through Gods word.
28. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5496.
Open your hearts all of you, when my word touches you, and know that it is an unusual gift of favour, which my love still gives you before the end. Know that it is a power supply, which enables you to overcome the coming time unharmed at your soul, where you will find it difficult to resist the powers of darkness. You stand before the end, but no man needs to fear the death of the body, as soon as the soul is just prepared to enter the opposite kingdom, and this preparedness I want to make possible for you through the supply of my word, for as soon as you receive enlightenment about your task on earth, as soon as your actual purpose becomes clear to you and you are of good will, you also lose the fear of the death of the body, because you are certain of it that you cannot die according to the soul and that this soul will in future enjoy an eternal life. I give you light and power and enlightenment, the means of reaching of your destination; I give you spiritual power, which you are allowed to request and receive unmeasured. Open your hearts, so my word touches you. For it imparts power in excess. Life has soon ended for each one of you men, except for few, whom I recall on the last day, whom I fetch into an area of peace, whom I have chosen as tribe of a new family. But all others can no longer expect a long life-span, and blessed, whom I recall from earth still before the last day, for these are not damned to the banishment on the new earth. But unspeakable much trouble will still be, before the end comes. But I want to make this trouble for all bearable and therefore give you men that, what helps you and gives power my word. Open your hearts, so it touches you, and you will feel it that it is a gift of love of your father in heaven, and every earthly trouble will appear small to you, as soon as you are connected with me through the listening to my word. And do not break this connexion with me; firmly cling to my hand; live according to my will; obey my commands of love for me and for the neighbour; call on me in every trouble of the body and the soul; always let me be present through constant work in love. Obey, what my word bids you to do, and then however also receive the promises know that I completely stand by my word and will give you, whatever you request from me. For you are to be heading for the end strengthened at your soul; you are to direct your looks upwards, from where he will come, who announces himself through his word. Many difficulties will come over earth, but also much favour and blessing granted to those, who open themselves; who want to accept a means of strengthening from the hand of the father and who for that reason also do not need to fear the end, because they are able to hold out, even so hell with its inhabitants will attack against the confessors of my name. For I myself are and remain with you, you who want to be mine, and I protect you against all attacks of my opponent. For I myself come in the word to you, and for that reason you are to open your hearts; you are to hear my knocking, so I desire admission, for I want to bring you good gifts, my word, which gives you light and power, so that your soul may not suffer harm. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5496.
Book 60 5497
Way of redemption of the judged spiritual.
29. and 30. September 1952. B.D. NR. 5497.
The judged spiritual is to be redeemed from its judgement everything, what is still bound, what has not yet reached the original state of freedom, is still in judgement, and it remains there so long, until the love power breaks its fetters until it redeems itself or lets itself be redeemed through love. But when love liberates the spiritual from its constraint, from a fetter, so this fetter must have been put on the spiritual through something, what opposes love, through hate and lack of love therefore through him, who is destitute of all love and consequently the opponent of God, who is eternal love himself. From God once emerged complete free spiritual, a being, which was created in highest perfection and possessed light and power in all fullness and had it at his disposal in all freedom. It had emerged from eternal love, and so its original substance was love. But love also guarantees fullest freedom, and freedom again had to be able to develop itself in every direction. What now could think, want and act freely, also had to be able to go away from God, and it went away from God, by changing to the opposite, to a being, which changed all divine qualities, which were positive, into negative ones and so therefore became the opponent of God. The reasons of such a wrong will was to be sought in arrogance, because the being felt exceedingly strong through the unlimited reception of power from God. But this being no longer used this power according to divine love principle, but in a meaning opposed to God. It created beings in great number, which it certainly put out of itself through its power and its freedom of will, but which no longer possessed the freedom of will, since its will created them so, as it corresponded to its loveless thinking and wanting. The beings were submissively dependent on it and still, because they had come into being under the use of the power of God, were also creatures of God. But the love of God looked after these creatures. What was created destitute of all love was flowed through by the love power of God light and power, i.e. cognition and freedom was given to the entity, but now the free decision of will was requested from it, according to which it could remain in its free state full of light, but could also lose it. (30.9.1952) The entity, which now again turned to the opponent of God in free will, also lost its cognition and its power with this decision of the will. Because now the divine love could no longer flow through it, because it rejected it, therefore opposed the power from God with open resistance. It consequently entered into a state, which could not be called a free one, for the power, which was now at its disposal through the opponent of God, the entity also had to use it according to its will, to action without love. Consequently it was in a certain judgement and was subordinate to a power, which only let its will be valid and forced the entity to have an effect in the same will. It was tied up, indeed through its own fault, and therefore also had to bear the misery and agony of an enslaved being. But the love of God followed the lost. The love of God devised a way out for the enslaved spiritual. Its might and power was stronger than that of the opponent of God, for where he acted in blind hate and wrong thinking, God worked in love and wisdom, and he designed a plan for the guiding back of the entity, which indeed still was under the control of the opponent, but was insofar wrested from his power, as that God formed this spiritual to creations of different kind; that his love will seized the spiritual, whose will indeed was still turned towards the opponent, but made this will unfree, i.e., that God prevented it to be obedient to his opponent. He bound the will, and he determined the entity to do that, what God wanted. The spiritual entered into a mandatory state; free will activity was impossible for it, but also an activity according to the will of the opponent was refused to the spiritual; on the other hand it slowly developed upwards in the mandatory state it was forced to carry out a building up activity and consequently to fit into law of love from eternity, what always results in an ascent development. It was now indeed also still in judgment, because it was robbed of its free will, but always with the aim of redemption in future from the bound state and out of the power of him, who is without love. But the last aim can only be reached through the reception of the love of God. The spiritual must let itself be flowed through by it without resistance, so that it, glowing itself in love, now recognizes the divinity and longs for it and strives for it with its whole will and its whole strength. Then the being is again in the state of freedom; it is no longer judged; it is full of power and light through love; it is neither bound on the part of God that it now must do, what is his will, nor does it stand under the will compulsion of the opponent of God. It can now use its own will, and it will, as result of love, which now completely fills the being, always be the same as Gods will, so that it now completely moves in divine order; that it cannot want differently than in accordance with the divine order and uses the power and the light for blessed work for God and with God that it now can again take part in the redemption of that, what is bound; that it turns its love towards the still judged and so has an effect on it; that feels in it the desire for freedom and then also lets up in the resistance against God who answers every such stirring through a relief of its state, by him relaxing the fetters; by him letting the outer form of the still bound spiritual always become softer and easier to dissolve and so always again helps the bound, to once again gain freedom. Dissolving and redeeming is the mission of all that spiritual, which already stands in the light, which is filled with love and for that reason can no other way than to constantly give love; to bring help to the spiritual, which is still suffering in slavery and can only again gain happiness, when it is free, as it was from the very beginning. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5497.
Book 60 5498
Carrying the load of the cross in submission.
2. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5498.
Each one must carry his cross for the sake of the salvation of his soul. What is imposed on you as trouble and misery, as illness and affliction, carry it in submission into my will, and it will truly bring about salvation for you. But in times of great trouble I stand as cross bearer at your side, and you can confidently impose it on me that I carry it for you. My love rejects no request of yours and relieves you, as soon as you call me in deep faith for help. Therefore also the cross will never be heavier for you, than you are able to carry; it is well measured for your power, but the last reconciliation for your guilt, for the sake of which you walk on earth and which you are to have paid if possible, before you depart from earth. Illness and suffering is the atonement performance of the soul, which it itself has taken upon it, which it was prepared to bear, as the earth course was presented to it before the embodiment. It has agreed to it consciously, although it lacks all remembering back on earth because of the freedom of will. But it was prepared to take the cross upon it to atone, what stands in its powers. For that reason do not grumble and complain, so your cross presses you, but call me for help, and you will no longer feel its load so burdensome; you will joyfully again get to your feet, so the cross appeared to press you to the ground. With new strength you carry it further, as long as you still walk on earth, but you feel that I walk next to you and support you and help carrying, so you get weak. But what you achieve through the carrying of the load of the cross, that is still not yet comprehensible for you for with bodily eyes you see no considerable success, but your soul cheers and rejoices, because cover by cover breaks away from it and always brighter light can pour in to it, because the load, which you carry, still takes the last cinders, which burden the soul, and because you now give the soul a certain freedom and it always hovers towards the aim easier and easier because it is therefore free from care, for the body took off the load from it and carried it for the soul. I indeed do not want that you men suffer on earth, but to save the soul indescribable suffering in the opposite kingdom, also a period has been measured on earth for you, since your body can suffer for the soul, because you yourselves have expressed before your will to help the soul still on earth and to protect it from an agonizing state after the death of the body. But you can always decrease the suffering yourselves through a believing call to him, who will always help you carrying the cross, so it gets too heavy for you, because he loves you like a father, who hurries to help his children, so they call him. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5498.
Book 60 5499
Earth task: Reshaping to love. Favour of God.
4. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5499.
You men have been charged with nothing unrealizable in earth life, when it is requested of you that you are to reshape yourselves to love. For eternal love helps you, and for that reason it is easily possible for you to fulfil your earth task, but eternal love can only constantly give you favours, and you need to do nothing further, than to utilize these favours. If you use them, then you ascend with ease, but if you leave them unnoticed and because of that unutilized, then you are without power for an ascent, and then also eternal love can give you no help, because a resistance is in you, which makes the love power ineffective.
Already in a short time you can gain a degree of maturity, so you seek the connection to eternal love through work in love. You are to fashion yourselves to love; that is your life task, and for it, it is only necessary that you first out of your own will have love for good and bring the will to carry it out, by you serving the neighbour, by you giving him help, so he needs such. Through this unselfish love work the connection to God takes already place, who is love from eternity. And now the way is created through this connection for the constant receiving of love power i.e., God as the eternal love provides you now with the power, to constantly perform love works, because this power also influences your will, which always feels more driven to work in love. Man becomes willing to love and able to love, as soon as he once has performed love works in free will. God again and again leads man into situations, where he can busy himself with love. In his love he does everything to help man to perfection; he makes all feelings of man his business, and according to them he ordains the fate of the individual; his gifts of favour are unmeasured and all just aim to achieve the soul maturity of man, but man must let himself be directed; he must follow his feelings; he must want the good and never pass opportunities, which stimulate and require his willingness to help. For all these are favours, through which God wants to help man, to do that, what lets him mature to work in love, to establish the joining together with God, and to then receive power unmeasured, which secures him his ascent. Believe in God and think of him, and you will also be able to feel him, because his love and favour persistently seeks to have an influence on you and also can do it, so you are just of good will and strive to fulfil his will. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5499.
Book 60 5500
God as ruler. Freedom of will. Law of order.
5. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5500.
All power is given to me in heaven and on earth, and this power I use, not to judge, but to redeem. Heaven and earth are subordinated to my will, i.e., the spiritual and the earthly world is governed by my will. And yet I also leave the freedom of will to those beings, which have emerged out of me, as long as they do not use their will in complete opposing intention; as long as they do not take action openly against me. Then my will can certainly oppose their will, but always only, to lead them to right will, because it alone means happiness, in the spiritual as well as in the earthly kingdom. I certainly rule everything, but because I also love everything, what has emerged out of me, also the freedom of will has been given to all created things, so that in the actual sense I wanted to create co-rulers, but who were not to rule over equal beings, but just maintain order in love, which I recognized as wise and good and had introduced for that reason. And this law of eternal order applied to all spiritual and earthly creations, because these could only then make happy, when the divine order remained maintained, which represents the love principle. My will, my regency, is therefore equal to the law of eternal order, and for that reason one cannot speak of a judicial office, of a ruler in compulsion, as long as eternal order is not upset. But where the entity, having emerged from me, places itself against my order from eternity, my will emerges, and then I rule in accordance with this will, by me binding the will of him, who abuses it but only to lessen or to prevent the results arising from it, because they have repercussions and hit that being severely, which is to blame for it through wrong directed will. But the will remains bound only so long, until the being is again able to remain in divine order; then its will is tested and as it were the state is again established, where in free will it can subordinate itself to my will, where as it were I transfer the ruling control to him; therefore do not force it to remain in divine order; where I am also not obviously recognizable to him as ruler of heaven and earth, so that it can move in or outside of my order from eternity completely naturally, but this means its decision but the right decision can earn it the control of power over endless creations, but which it uses and practises in the love principle.
I rule over heaven and earth, but always only in love. All power is given to me. I practise it only in the love principle, for also, what I bind and judge, is to find the final freedom and is only bound or judged, because it has lost the own love and for that reason also wisdom in free will and is to again win back the divine qualities through means, which I recognized as successful and for that reason apply in my love, although they do not always appear substantiated in love. I rule in power and magnificence, but always in love and wisdom. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5500.
Book 60 5501
Divine qualities in man. Proof through Jesus Christ.
6. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5501.
Hidden powers rest in you, which you just need to bring to light to be able to create and work unusually. You are of divine origin, but you know nothing any longer about it; all your divine qualities you have given up, when you deserted me before in ages past. But you original nature is divine and just needs to emerge again, which alone is given in your power and in your will. Your will is free, and it can mean for you both fullness of power as well as lack of power, for you will determines your attitude towards me and therefore also towards love in you. Love unties all bound powers in you; love lets all divine qualities in you emerge again; love is power and light in it, and for that reason all lack of power and all darkness will leave you men, and you will be able to work in power and wisdom. Limits to his abilities are set to men, as long as he is just that, what he was at the beginning of his earth career a being tightly bound to matter, which still stands in complete darkness of spirit. His abilities can develop nature-like; they can also emerge especially in connexion with lower powers, when a man obviously devotes himself to satanic influence. But they can also take a conspicuous uplift through connexion with the good spiritual world; powers can come to development, which far surpass human nature-like abilities. And nevertheless it is then that state, which would just be natural, because the original abilities assert themselves, which mark your most characteristic nature, the divine origin. Everything is then possible for a man; he can work over human power; he can direct everything right, what is wrong he can heal the sick, work miracles, speak in wisdom; he can see into the kingdom of the spirits, connect himself with them in the most natural way; he can at any time transfer himself there, where he wants; he can see through men; past, presence and future are visible to him he can do everything, what is only possible for a god, for he is my child; he is a divine creature, which holds all abilities in it. And all these divine qualities lie submerged in man. He torments himself and wrestles during earth life; he is blind in the spirit; he does not know it, what he is able to do with correct attitude towards me, with a way of life in love.
The man Jesus has certainly shown mankind, what a man is able to do, who brings love in him to highest development. But how few take him as an example; how few only follow him how few therefore exceed the limits of the natural and can work supernaturally in highest happiness. In all of you these powers slumber and want to get awakened; you all can dig up treasures, which make you happy; you all can change the wretched state of you being man into an over happy one. For you all can work and create like gods, so you would just do one thing: to fashion your heart to love. For love is God-proof; love makes everything divine; love is that power, which makes everything possible for you, which joins you together with me, so that you can make use of my power, to which nothing is impossible. But without love you are tied up; without love you are blind in the spirit, therefore powerless and lightless without love and for that reason un-divine. But you are beings in the possession of free will, and because of that you yourselves determine your state; you determine yourselves to whom you turn, to the prince of darkness, who makes unhappy, or to him, from whom you have emerged in light and power. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5501.
Book 60 5502
Poverty in the spirit. Humility. Favour.
8. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5502.
Who feel poor in the spirit draw me to them, for they are humble and in need of help; they feel weak and unworthy and ask me for mercy. They are humble and because of that find favour with me. Towards all weak I lean, so it calls me, for nothing is too small and too low for me, and my compassionate love protects and strengthens the weak, helpless; I pull it up to me, to never ever leave it. But who is poor in the spirit, who is deeply humble that he finds favour before my eyes? Who recognizes himself as standing in the far distance from me, who bends his knees before me in the spirit, who completely subjugates himself to me, to be accepted by me in favour who just always seeks to win my love and still feels unworthy of my love. The humility of an earth child attracts me immensely, for in the humility to me also love for me hides, a love, which does not dare to come to me uncalled. And nevertheless the soul calls me through its humility unconsciously. For a gently shine goes out from it, which attracts me, because something divine already beams at me, because the spiritual poverty is the sign that the soul has recognized me and the recognition also results in the turning to me. Who feels spiritually poor, has won my love for ever, and my favour will inexorably overflow, for I give my favour to the humble. I know mans heart exactly; I do not let myself be deceived through gestures; I know about everything, what the soul thinks and wants, and nothing remains hidden to me, what remains unspoken, but nevertheless moves the thoughts and is visible to me all the time. And because of that I can hand out favours, but also limit favours; I can lift up the child kneeling before me, and I can drop, who of arrogant spirit perhaps makes himself out to be humble, but never ever testifies to real humility. For that reason favour floods to many men without measure, while others walk along poor. But I would like to give to all men an over rich measure of favour; I would like that all would recognize their spiritual poverty; that they all would like to feel the distance from me and stretch out their hands to me out of the deepest heart, because I could then make them happy in my favour, for who is in possession of my favour, he is also soon in possession of me myself, for I never leave out him, who stands in the right child relationship to me; who requesting like a child comes to the father and calls on him for help and power. Who feels great and solemn, he will fall; who believes to be in the deep, because he recognizes himself as weak and sinful, he will be lifted up through my love and be my own always; he will be able to receive from my hand a rich measure of favour and because of that walk up securely. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5502.
Book 60 5503
Loss of earthly goods can win spiritual treasures.
10. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5503.
For that, what is taken from you men earthly or remains denied, you find ample compensation spiritually, so you only strive for to perfect yourselves spiritually. You will never do a wrong spiritual request, for every spiritual directed thought is pleasing to God and therefore also always successful. The deeper you men are involved in matter the less however your thoughts are directed spiritually, and because of that it must be taken from you before to change your thinking. And for that reason it is always only to be seen as a means to completion, when you are forced to renounce material goods. But you never need to come away empty-handed, but you can receive spiritual goods so much the larger, so you just want it. You can certainly possess earthly matter, but it is never allowed to be your lord; it must at any time be able to be sacrificed, what however is only then easy, when the value of spiritual goods is recognized. And these you men will only then recognize, so you are in earthly trouble, so human help cannot be given to you, but spiritual help must always be requested to then also be felt extremely power giving. What you possess of earthly goods can be taken from you, but you never need to fear the loss of spiritual goods, so its possession means a lot to you. The desire for spiritual good will always be fulfilled for you, but earthly good does not remain your own guaranteed; only then, when you utilize it well, i.e. in the will of God and therefore create and work for the blessing of your fellowmen, God will also bless and increase it for you. But then you men have already broken away from matter yourselves; you no longer desire it with all senses, but work with it for the benefit for your fellowmen. But do not complain, when earthly good is taken from you, then God knows it, why he allows it, and also the loss of such goods is for you a blessing. For then he covers you with gifts of favour of spiritual kind, and then your will just needs to be prepared to use them for the own completion and that of fellowmen. For that reason do not bemoan the passing of material goods, which were taken from you; they are worthless for eternity; but its loss can earn you goods of lasting value, which can already make you happy on earth and in future in the spiritual kingdom. What you create and gather spiritually, will remain preserved for you and mean a wealth, which is everlasting; but what you possess of earthly material goods, that give with pleasure and joyfully and exchange it for spiritual goods, for the time comes, where only these goods will be of use for you, where everything passes, what you still call your own today. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5503.
Book 60 5504
Reason of spiritual decline craving for matter.
11. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5504.
A fundamental cause for the spiritual decline of men is the more and more increasing craving for matter. It is like a sickness, which has come over men, which leads to death; it is like a fetter becoming harder and harder, which threatens the life of men, for it is not a matter of the earthly, but of the spiritual life, the life of the soul, which is in danger. For the extremely great desire for matter finds fulfilment, as always the will of men determines in which state the soul is. Hard matter will in future be the lot of it, which man so eagerly strives for. Man cannot be made to understand that the desire for matter, for earthly possession, means a step backwards, for he strives for something, which he had overcome a long to time ago, what meant a hard imprisonment for his soul, what was felt as slavery and for that reason as agony by the soul and every redemption from it, every progress in the mandatory state brought relief for the spiritual.
And now man strives for that, from which his soul has fled, because it was a fetter. Everything earthly material only serves the body, but the soul only then, when it is overcome, when it stimulates the love of man to activity, to giving, to giving up out of love for the neighbour. Then also matter can be of use for the life of the soul, but it must always be a breaking away from it, no desiring of it for its own use. As long as earthly goods are desired, the desire for spiritual good does not exist or only in completely minor measure, but the soul can take nothing earthly along into the spiritual kingdom, but certainly spiritual good, which alone prepares a happy state for it. When men would just consider that already the next day can end earth life and for that reason they would take precautions for the stay in the spiritual kingdom when they would like to think about that all earthly possession is worthless for them and that, what lives on in the spiritual kingdom, goes over there in greatest poverty, for which man on earth is to be blamed for himself, which he could have easily averted through gathering of spiritual treasures on earth when he would like to consider that earth life, even so it lasts long, is only one moment, measured at eternity, but that the soul must suffer because of that, what man on earth neglected. But he can just always and again and again be referred to the idling of his life; he can only again and again be admonished to think ahead and not to waste all his earth life power for goods, which are and remain completely worthless. He is in possession of free will and the intellect and can therefore only be instructed, but not forced, to cover life so that the soul recovers and enters the spiritual kingdom full of power. For that reason again and again that will be taken from men, what they so hotly desire on earth; again and again they will be made aware of the transitoriness of earthly possession, and blessed, who recognize that their earth life purpose is another than the striving of earthly goods; blessed, who think things over and collect spiritual treasures; blessed, who create and work for the salvation of the soul, for they will be rich and happy in the spiritual kingdom and can now create and work, because their wealth is immortal. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5504.
Book 60 5505
Struggling and wrestling leads to the destination.
12. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5505.
In struggling and wrestling you reach your destination on earth, the completion of your soul. This completion cannot be given to you from my love, but to yourselves the task has been set, to fashion yourselves that you can enter in the spiritual kingdom completed. And this task requires your will to fight against and overcome everything, what marks you as imperfect beings. Therefore you must wrestle - apply all power; you must wage a war with yourselves. And this fight is often more difficult, than to fight against an enemy, who comes up to you from the outside. For the enemy, whom you have inside of you, you still love; otherwise it would be easy for you to push him away. Love for your faults and weaknesses does not let you take action seriously enough, and because of that serious wrestling and fighting is required of you, to be able to emerge as victor, to reach your final destination that your soul has reached that maturity, which is condition for the entrance into the kingdom of light. And it will be comprehensible to you that the fight is the easier for you the less you still love your faulty self. For that reason you must seek to recognize yourselves, to also detest that, what still adheres to you, what you are to overcome. Only when you recognize that you are imperfect, you will seriously strive for to become so as it is my will, and then you fight and wrestle consciously; you strive for perfection, and the power will also flow towards you that your fight ends victoriously. But who still respects the world too much, he also does not recognize himself, and he therefore also makes no move to carry out an inner change. His life will certainly seemingly be an easy one on this earth; inner scruples and doubts he does not know; what he does he thinks to be right, because he only considers the earthly advantage, but not the damage, which his soul receives from his acting. For he does not recognize his state, his purpose and his earth task. Man must severely take himself to task, only then he fights against his wrong love, against all desires and faults, which still rest in him as result of the former sin. Fighting and wrestling are indispensable, if man wants to reach perfection, but with serious will he will win, and his lot will be a glorious one. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5505.
Book 60 5506
Source of living water. Key to the gate.
13. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5506.
That source will never dry up, which lets the living water flow to you, for you men need very urgently that power for your soul, which you can find only at my source of love and wisdom, and for that reason I myself will never halt the current of life water; I will never let a walker move on without a refreshing drink, who hopes to find this refreshment at my source. I never refuse to give myself but you men have free will; you can also quench your thirst elsewhere, when the way to the source of life appears too exhausting to you; when you prefer to go downwards, although that source is at the top, which truly refreshes you. You have a free will, and what you request, will become yours. But there is only one source, which lets the life water flow out, which imparts power to your soul. You must receive it from me myself, for I truly offer you the right food and the right drink. And this food will hold in it the power for every soul, and it will feel, that it recovers, so it was sick; it will feel that it becomes strong, where before it was overcome by a weakness, which made every ascent difficult for it. But where do you men find the spring of life, the source, from which you all can draw, from which you fetch power for your way up? Where am I to be sought, I who have opened this source for you? You need to walk no wide earthly way; you just need to open the door to the heart for yourselves through love work, where this source rises for all of you; where you can get in direct touch with me, I who now feed and water you, I who now offer you full cups of most delicious life water that your thirst may be quenched for ever. Whatever is brought to you from the outside, it can only become for you real food for your souls, when you yourselves desire to drink from the spring of life. For you must first receive everything from me, before it serves you as real food and real drink. You must go to the source of life, for what you receive elsewhere, that has no good effect for your soul at all, but it can make the soul unreceptive for real food and therefore bring about harm to it. And so understand right, my life water is denied to no man; my source is inaccessible to no-one, but man must want that it reaches him; he must possess the key to open the gate, and he will be allowed to refresh himself always and constantly. But the key to it is love. For only, who has love, him it draws to that source, from which love again flows towards him. Love seeks me and also finds me; love is fed by eternal love, love pushes towards the original source of love; the spring of love and of wisdom is opened to man, from which he now can draw for all eternity. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5506.
Book 60 5507
Every day is a gift.
14. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5507.
Every day is still a gift for you, which you are to use wisely. For never ever you can make up for that, what you neglected on earth, even so when also in the opposite kingdom an ascent development is still possible for you. But on earth you can achieve far more, because power is at your disposal, which you are without in the spiritual kingdom, so you have failed on earth. It is a completely different state for your soul, so it has left the body, so it cannot take spiritual power across over there, which it certainly can acquire here on earth for itself and which means for it an unspeakable wealth in the spiritual kingdom. Here on earth it can create daily and hourly for its soul and gather spiritual goods in the hereafter it needs support of loving beings to just get hold of some power supply, and remorsefully it thinks of the unused time on earth, as soon as it just comes to the recognition, what it has neglected. Every day, which you still dwell on earth, is a gift of God, where you can create freely and acquire much for yourselves, but only using this time in the will of God earns you spiritual wealth, and for it you are always getting admonished, because each one day is irrevocably lost, which you have not lived for eternity, which you just use for worldly demands, since you have acquired only earthly goods for yourselves, which are transient. For each one of you the end has come shortly; only few will experience the last end; but the majority will already be recalled before, before they sink into the deep. For the last time makes great demands on the free will of man, who is to be active for the soul, but only cares and works for the body. The last time is so utilized by only few men, as it is necessary to be able to enter a hereafter full of light, but most men do not think of their soul; they do listen to the admonitions and warnings, which the love and mercy of God still sends to them, they do not believe and that is their ruin. And God's compassion takes from earth prematurely, with whom a possibility still exists that they can ascend in the opposite kingdom, even so under far more difficult conditions than on earth. But where this prospect does not exist, men keep their body life until the end, to then as complete failures head for a terrible lot to be again engendered into the material creations for the purpose of their development out of the deep upwards. Every day is still a gift for you men, which you are to use with all powers. Live in the will of God, and create and work alone for the life of the soul, for the earth will pass and with it everything, what lives in it. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5507.
Book 60 5508
"Come unto me, all."
15. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5508.
You all can flee into my arms, so you labour and are heavy laden. For my love wants to embrace you all, and I will push away no-one, who comes to me in his trouble and asks me for help. I want to comfort and give power; I want to heal wounds and strengthen the weak; I want to awaken hope and confidence in the hearts; I want to give away my favours, because nobody can recover at his soul without favours. "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." But who is weak in faith, he certainly hears these words, but he does not accept them, as also spoken to him he carries on bearing his burden, which I would like to carry for him after all, when he hands it over to me. Come to me your will itself must drive you to me, for I only put the load on your shoulders for that reason that you should find the way to me. Every trouble is an enticement of your heavenly father, who in his love longs for your love, for your coming, to be able to make you happy. And so also troubles of the soul are to lead you to me; everything you are to entrust to me, for I want that you renounce that, what presses you. I certainly know all your sufferings and troubles, but I can only help you then, when you present everything to me, because I want that you behave like children to the father, because I want that you always go that way, which all good children go the way to the father, who in his love wants to take all worry from them and helps them with advice and action, to make them happy time-wise and for ever. Flee always into my arms, which protectively spread over you, which carry you over rocks and stony ways, which look after you with loving care, as long as you live on earth. Have confidence always and constantly, for I push no-one of you away from me, no matter if you also wade in sin. I want to make you free from sin and guilt; just come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden. Call me that I take pity on you, and I will hear you; I will stretch out my hands towards you, so that the way to me will become easy for you, for I want to help and heal; I want to make the sick and the weak happy, who alone can no longer help themselves, and you all are to recognize in me him, who has redeemed you, because his love for you is extremely great. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5508.
Book 60 5509
Love of the father for his children.
16. October 1952. B.D. NR. 5509.
Who is devoted to me in love, he can peacefully walk his way on earth; he will not go wrong, for his love pulls me towards him, and he truly has the right companion on all his ways. I therefore demand love for me, to be able to be a loyal and real guide to him. And the love for me is expressed in his thoughts, which announce his attitude towards me. Love for me is to be recognized, where the will is prepared to serve me and to live according to my will. The most inner wanting, the direction, which his free will takes, is always recognized by me, and according to this will my love also flows towards the man, which is truly always prepared to give. For that reason you men only sin then, when you consciously oppose me, when you do wrong, that you have recognized as wrong. But as long as you are of the will not to sadden me through rebellion against me, as long as you are prepared, to place my will in front of all your thinking and acting, I also see with eyes of love on you, and you can walk in peace. It remains up to you yourselves, which measure of love you show me; but also according to this measure is my love and care, of which you are now allowed to be quite certain, so you love me. But the expression of my love is my word, my address, which you hear, so you listen in the quietness of the heart in the will to hear me. I can only again and again assure you that my love would like to prepare happiness for you so you would just be able to bear it. I can only again and again tell you that you would pass, so my love would like to seize you with the complete passion, which I have to give away. But I only give you so much, as you are able to accept, without passing. Nevertheless I always remain the unreachable most holy being for you, which certainly would like to give away to you all its splendours, but that itself cannot be recognized and also not reached in its splendour, in its unfathomable nature, and which nevertheless also draws the lowest to it in its infinite love, to make it happy for ever. That love is powerful, which connects you, my creatures, with me. And this love raises you, so you yourselves allow it, to divine beings what again only causes your love, given away to me in free will. My love will always be meant for you, and you can feel it at any time, so you devote yourselves to me voluntarily but then it seizes you, and does not leave you for ever it draws you up to highest height, and you will always feel my love above you; always you will strive for me and in constant longing for me and my love find your happiness through constant fulfilment. Amen.
B.D. NR. 5509.
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