Author Archives: Father Jonathan

Highest Morals

The Third Messenger on Highest Morals (A Third Pillar Text)

The children of Light do not seek pleasure in the death of the evil, but are always in the habit of praying for their enemies.

The pure devotees of the Religion of Light seek the peaceful road if at all possible in all situations, and are not the originator of strife, unrest, warring or works of evil.
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The Godhead and the Divine Source

The Third Messenger on the Subject of the Godhead and the Divine Source (A Third Pillar Text)

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Mother and the Son. The Godhead is another term for the divine, celestial rulership. The Godhead is not the same as the One True God, of which only the Father of Greatness is accorded such a title and position.

The Supreme God, which is the Divine Source, is the Father and He alone is the One True God. He delegates His authority to the Son and to the Mother, and to other beings, according to the Will of the Father.
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Missions to Other Religions

The Third Messenger on Missions to Other Religions (a Third Pillar Text)

I have spoken on the importance of not touching that which is unclean in the various false religions in the world. There are, however, occasions which I give some of the adherents of the Religion of Light a mission which necessitates an entry to a religion that has traditionally not been aligned with the Religion of Light.

I appoint certain ones from among the sons of men to carry out such a mission so that they may bring innocent souls out of those religions and into the flock of light. I give my promise that those sent on such missions will not be touched by the darkness, so long as they are mindful of the Light from which they originated, for I will cause them to remember the Pillars, the Commandments and the Precepts in the covenant in which they had been called.
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Divine Gnosis in the Afterlife

The Third Messenger on Divine Gnosis in the Afterlife (A Third Pillar Text)

(Much of this text already appears in the Teaching book)

Everyone has the opportunity to learn righteousness and to seek the Light after the shedding of the physical body, including Mormons, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Catholics, Muslims and others.

They are presented with the glorious Message of Truth and they must make a decision at that time.
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Four Saints Added to Universal Manichaean Calendar

On Friday morning, the Mother Church in Iran announced that four additional saints had been added to the official Manichaean calendar for universal observance. Spokesman Brother Michael stated, “These four saints have been commemorated by the brethren here in the Middle East, but Mar Mani Khaila has requested that they should be observed universally — that is, by all Manichaeans residing in any land.”
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