Meaning of the Last Judgment

The Last Judgment is one of the greatest threat concepts in man’s perception. This is only because he does not understand it. Judgment is not an essential attribute of God. Man brought judgment into being only because of the separation. After the separation, however, there was a place for judgment, as one of the many learning devices which had to be built into the overall plan.

Just as the separation occurred over many millions of years, the Last Judgment will extend over a similarly long period, and perhaps an even longer one. Its length depends, however, on the effectiveness of the present speed-up.

We have frequently noted that the miracle is a device for shortening but not abolishing time. If a sufficient number of people become truly miracle-minded quickly, the shortening process can be almost immeasurable. It is essential, however, that these individuals free themselves from fear sooner than would ordinarily be the case, because they must emerge from the conflict if they are to bring peace to other minds.

The Last Judgment is generally thought of as a procedure undertaken by God. Actually it will be undertaken by man, with my help. It is a Final Healing, rather than a meting out of punishment, however much man may think that punishment is deserved.

Punishment is a concept in total opposition to right-mindedness. The aim of the Last Judgment is to restore right-mindedness to man. The Last Judgment might be called a process of right evaluation. It simply means that finally all men will come to understand what is worthy and what is not. After this, their ability to choose can be directed reasonably. Until this distinction is made, however, the vacillations between free and imprisoned will cannot but continue.

True Meaning of the Apocalypse

The first step toward freedom must entail a sorting out of the false from the true. This is a process of division only in the constructive sense, and reflects the true meaning of the Apocalypse.

Man will ultimately look upon his own creations and will to preserve only what is good, just as God Himself looked upon what He had created and knew that it was good. At this point, the will can begin to look with love on its own creations, because of their great worthiness.The mind will inevitably disown its miscreations which, without the mind’s belief, will no longer exist.

The term “Last Judgment” is frightening not only because it has been falsely projected onto God, but also because of the association of “last” with death. This is an outstanding example of upside-down perception. Actually, if the meaning of the Last Judgment is objectively examined, it is quite apparent that it is really the doorway to life. No one who lives in fear is really alive.

His own last judgment cannot be directed toward himself, because he is not his own creation. He can, however, apply it meaningfully and at any time to everything he has created, and retain in his memory only what is good.This is what his right-mindedness cannot but dictate.

The purpose of time is solely to “give him time” to achieve this judgment. It is his own perfect judgment on his own creations. When everything he retains is loveable, there is no reason for fear to remain with him. This is his part in the Atonement.

Do you really believe you can make a voice that can drown out His?

Do you really believe that you can devise a thought system which can separate you from His?

Do you really believe that you can plan for your safety and joy better than He can?

You need be neither careful or careless; "You need merely cast your cares upon Him because He careth for you." 1Peter 5:7 You are His care because He loves you. His Voice reminds you always that all hope is yours because of His care. You cannot choose to escape His care, because that is not His Will, but you can choose to accept His care and use the infinite power of His care for all those He created by it.

The Chosen Ones

I cannot unite your will with God’s for you, but I can erase all misperceptions from your mind if you will bring it under my guidance. Only your misperceptions stand in your own way. Without them your choice is certain. Sane perception induces sane choosing. The Atonement was an act based on true perception. I cannot choose for you, but I can help you make your own right choice.

“Many are called but few are chosen” Matthew 22:13 should read,“ All are called but few choose to listen. Therefore, they do not choose right.” The chosen ones are merely those who choose right sooner. This is the real meaning of the celestial speed-up. Strong wills can do this now, and you will find rest for your Souls. God knows you only in peace, and this is your reality.

The Second Coming

Your mind and mine can unite in shining your ego away, and releasing the strength of God into everything you think and will and do. Do not settle for anything less than this, and refuse to accept anything but this as your goal.

Watch your minds carefully for any beliefs that hinder its accomplishment, and step away from them. Judge how well you have done this by your own feelings, for this is the one right use of ju dgment. The ego should be brought to your judgment and found wanting there. Without your own allegiance, protection and love, it cannot exist. Judge your ego truly and you must withdraw allegiance, protection and love from it.

You are mirrors of truth in which God Himself shines in perfect Light. To the ego’s dark glass you need but say, “I will not look there because I knoww these images are not true.” Then let the holy One shine on you in peace, knowing that this, and only this, must be. His Mind shone on you in your creation and brought your mind into being.

The first coming of Christ is just another name for the creation, for Christ is the Son of God.

The second coming of Christ means nothing more than the end of the ego’s rule over part of the minds of men, and the healing of the mind.

I was created like you in the first, and I have called you to join with me in the second. I am in charge of the Second Coming, and my judgment, which is used only for protection, cannot be wrong because it never attacks. Yours is so distorted that you believe I was mistaken in choosing you. I assure you this is a mistake of your egos. Do not mistake it for humility.

Your egos are trying to convince you that they are real and I am not, because if I am real, I am no more real than you are. That knowledge, and I assure you that it is knowledge, means that Christ must come into your minds and heal them. Although I am not attacking your egos, I am working with your higher mind whether you are asleep or awake, just as your ego does with your lower mind. I am your vigilance in this, because you are too confused to recognize your own hope.

Restoration of the Temple

Before the separation the mind was invulnerable to fear, because fear did not exist. Both the separation and the fear are miscreations of the (ego) mind, which must be undone. This is what is meant by “the restoration of the temple.” 2Chronicles 24:27 It does not mean the restoration of the building, but the opening of the altar to receive the Atonement. This heals the separation, and places within man the one defense against all separation mind-errors which can make him perfectly invulnerable.

Fear of the Will of God

Fear of the Will of God is one of the strangest beliefs that the human mind has ever made. This could not possibly have occurred unless the mind were already profoundly split, making it possible for the mind to be afraid of what it really is.

It is apparent that reality cannot threaten anything except illusions, since reality can only uphold truth. The very fact that the Will of God, which is what you are, is perceived as fearful to you demonstrates that you are afraid of what you are. It is not, then, the Will of God of which you are afraid, but yours.

 

 

No man cometh unto the Father but by me” is among the most misunderstood statements in the Bible. It does not mean that I am in any way separate or different from you except in time. I bridge the distance as an elder brother to man on the one hand, and as a Son of God on the other...My devotion to my brothers has placed me incharge of the Sonship.. Chap 1 Miracle Prin (#48)

We are still equal as learners, even though we need not have equal experiences. The Holy Spirit is glad when you can learn enough from mine and be re-awakened by them.That is their only purpose, and that is the only way in which I can be perceived as "the Way, the Truth and the Light." Chap 6 Message of the Crucifixion

 
 

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