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The general resurrection occurs just before the final judgment and … takes in many nations “When Ezra provides a list of famous biblical characters (Abraham, Moses, Joshua, Samuel, David, Solomon, Elijah, and Hezekiah) who made successful intercessory prayers on behalf of the ungodly, he is told that the day of judgment is different since it


The Comforter will recall to their minds Jesus’ teachings and “mysteries which are beyond the world and the things which will occur at the end.” “25 These things have I spoken unto you, being yet present with you.26. But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, shall


“Just as Visnu … Devi, too, promises to return if needed.” “Devi originated at a time of cosmic crisis and, consequently, her role seems very similar to that of Visnu in his many avataras (incarnations). Just as Visnu promised to manifest himself in order to protect the cosmic balance, Devi, too, promises to return if needed…I


The Advent “The necessity to return to the Divine Mother in order to become a New Adam, a second born, a Divine Child has been asserted by Lord Jesus. It is time that those western seekers who have engaged themselves in intellectual pursuits use their intellect to discover the Unity of the message of the


Angels, Messengers And Spirit (Ruh) Have Come By Allah’s Permission “This surah begins with an appeal to five things, as pointing to the substantive statements in verse 7, that the Day of Justice and Judgement is bound to come, and we must prepare for it. It is difficult to translate but easy to understand, if


“The Paraclete represents direct, intimate divine involvement, supporting and teaching believers and challenging the world, as Jesus did.” “The Paraclete, Jesus’ successor, is described in personal terms. (The noun and associated pronouns are masculine gender, which does not denote maleness. In fact, there is an old tradition in Christian theological and spiritual writing of referring


Regathering of Jews back to Israel “will occur right before the return of the Messiah “For thousands of years the Jewish people has longed for messianic deliverance; sustained by this belief the community has endured persecution and suffering, confident that they will ultimately be rescued from earthly travail. Yet with the rise of science and


The coming Messiah would inaugurate the age of salvation with the pouring out of the Spirit on all flesh. “In Christianity the Spirit is God permeating God’s own creation. According to the creation study in the Hebrew Scriptures, ‘a wind [spirit] from God swept over the face of the waters’ in the beginning of creation


“For Lao Tze it is the Tao, in Jewish mysticism it is the Shekinah, and in the New Testament we find it in the image of the Holy Spirit.” “Many masters—and, alas, many false teachers—have taught about Yoga without explaining that it involves the awakening of this spiritual Energy. This has led to confusion, particularly in the


“Equally appealing for modern believers, the Jesus of the hidden gospels has many points of contact with the great spiritual traditions of Asia.” “Despite its dubious sources and controversial methods, the new Jesus scholarship of the 1980s and 1990s gained such a following because it told a lay audience what it wanted to hear. For