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False Gospel

Posted on July 10th, 2015

Searching you and seeking you.
Working to package you into something
we can understand and relate to.
You are like me and I am like you.

Personalized truth:
Boxed up, boxed in and boxed out,
wrapped with the paper we pick
to place you in the realm of our understanding
while we proclaim to the world,
“Come and see our God!
He is greater and better and bigger than everything!”

Come and be like me.
He loves you so be the you
that fits in this processed package
we have made to contain him
who can change you and mold you
into the new creation we need
to fit inside this box.
Relax, He made you, loves you
and will retain the things
you can bring to remain in Him.
In the box we created, claimed and named.
We proclaim it’s His flame
that will burn in you
if you bow down to our packaged truth.
We use the Feast of Booths
and other cherry picked postulates
to prove the fact that these things
in this box are 100%
verified, sanctified and glorified truths.

Hmm? You don’t agree?

Look god damn it!
The Jews used a box to carry Him around in too!
Although their box is dead.
It’s Old, just a type, a foretelling,
not the final Truth of course.
You see, ours is us.
They will burn too, just like you
unless they turn and confirm
that our box is true.
Our Box is New…


Reflecting on how the message of Jesus often seems to change depending upon the background of the person/people telling his message. Each church, whether the “only one true” Catholic church or any of the many Protestant variations, builds a box and demands people exist within their box in order to achieve the ultimate goal, salvation from eternal torture. I have yet to find a box that fully resembles the Jesus I find in history and throughout the Bible. I have never found a God that will torture people “forever” if they don’t jump through very specific hoops. However, this is just my opinion formed from my one little life that has been spent pondering these things. And the words above are simply a thought process I had on September 2, 2014. So to any zealot who may desire to attack or disagree, to you I say, “Peace, Love and Chocolate Chip Cookies”.

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