Jesus said: "If the
Son sets you free, you will be actually free." (John 8:36)
From: "jagbir singh" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue Aug 3, 2004 9:44 am
Subject: Jesus said: "If the Son sets you free,
you will be actually free." (John 8:36)
> O Ek suki yaha lakoh mein.
> O Only one in a hundred thousand is in bliss.
> Ansoo hai croroh ankhoh mein.
> There are tears in millions and millions of eyes.
> Hum neh gin gin har takdir dekhi.
> I have counted and seen every fate for years,
> Ek hasta hai dush rote hai
> Only one soul laughs while ten are in tears.
> Kuch bhol Prabhu yeh kya Maya
> O! Speak Almighty GOD what is this Illusion,
> Tera khel samaj meh nah aya
> Your Divine Play is all confusion and delusion.
> For weeks the Divine was asked, amid a profusion of
> reveal the Truth. Repeatedly He was implored to answer
> of life, creation, and this useless, empty human
> all, He was begged for the Truth that would destroy
> that the religious regimes had deluded him and the
> humanity. What was desired was the Absolute Truth of
> Mighty Creator, not the conflicting gods of various
> religions. Any god that could not explain and account
> other Messengers was not God. Any yahweh that only
cared for his
> kind was not Yahweh. Any allah that had only one
messenger was not
> Allah. Any prabhu that was found only in a single
> not Prabhu. Any buddha that had no Knowledge of His
> not Buddha.
> The Supreme Creator had to be the Lord of all
Messengers that came
> on Earth. His Truth had to be found in all Scriptures
> possessed. His Reality had to be Absolute,
Irrefutable, and All
> Compassing. Then, and only then, will He be
acknowledged as God
> the Almighty.
> On the night of September 28, 1993, i was sitting all
> completely drunk, and somehow listening to the
relaxing music of
> Kitaro. My children were fast asleep and wife still at
> Nothing stirred. i was peace with myself and Earth.
> Suddenly, out of nowhere, a thunderous voice bellowed,
> Now after a decade of joining Shri Mataji i know for
sure why i am
> on Earth! And i have also found that Brahman is the
Lord of all
> Messengers that came on Earth. His Truth is found in
> that humans possess. His Reality is Absolute,
Irrefutable and All
> Compassing. The most important and priceless of all
> my opinion, is the Shakti's removal of Maya to reveal
> is within myself. She has taught me this Highest Tuth
that has set
> me free from decades of delusion and ignorance.
The Truth Will Set You Free
"You will know the truth, and the truth will set you
declared Jesus as he was teaching the multitudes in the
Jerusalem. (John 8:32) Jesus' apostles could readily
teachings as the truth. They had seen abundant evidence
teacher's divine origin.
TODAY, however, some may find it difficult to identify
Jesus spoke about. As in the days of the prophet Isaiah,
are "those who are saying that good is bad and bad is
who are putting darkness for light and light for
darkness, those who
are putting bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter."
With numerous opinions, philosophies, and life-styles
nowadays, many people feel that everything is relative
there is no such thing as truth.
When Jesus said to his audience that the truth would set
they responded by saying: "We are Abraham's offspring
and never have
we been slaves to anybody. How is it you say, 'You will
free'?" (John 8:33) They did not feel a need for anyone
to set them free. But then Jesus explained: "Most truly
I say to
you, Every doer of sin is a slave of sin." (John 8:34)
that Jesus was talking about can open the way to freedom
Jesus said: "If the Son sets you free, you will be
(John 8:36) So the truth that frees people is truth
Christ, the Son of God. It is only by faith in the
Jesus' perfect human life that anyone can be freed from
On another occasion Jesus said: "Sanctify them by means
truth; your word is truth." (John 17:17) The word of God
expressed in the Bible is the truth that can bring
superstition and false worship. The Bible contains the
Jesus Christ, which leads people to put faith in him and
way to a bright hope for the future. It is a splendid
thing to come
to know the truth of God's Word!
How vital is it to know the truth? Many religions today,
claiming to follow the Bible, are largely influenced by
philosophies and traditions. Often, religious leaders
seem not as
concerned with the accuracy of their message as they are
acceptance by the masses. Some feel that God is
satisfied with any
form of worship, as long as it is sincere. But Jesus
explained: "The hour is coming, and it is now, when the
worshipers will worship the Father with spirit and
indeed, the Father is looking for suchlike ones to
If we want to worship God acceptably, we must know the
is an important issue. Our eternal happiness depends on
Therefore, everyone should ask himself: 'Is my way of
acceptable to God? Am I genuinely interested in learning
of God's Word? Or am I afraid of what a careful
The Truth Will Set You Free
The Watchtower, October 1, 1998