Law and Instruction

The Biblical terms for law and instruction in the Religion of Light are one and the same. The Aramaic term “Aurayta” for us means Torah/Law, and to us this means “instruction.” The same as the generic Greek term. In the Religion of Light the Law of Moses carries with it the law of love. Since they are both from divine origin (revelation), there is no distinction for us in that regard.
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Unanswered Prayers

Sometimes a person will make a request in their prayers for a material object, money or something to happen to someone else — however, God always knows best; thus, sometimes a person’s petitions will not be answered in the manner the individual wished — and if he or she does not receive an answer, then patience was what the person needed all along.

Walking with God in a Covenant

Having a covenant with the Father is like being led by His hand and being guided in what He as our Divine Parent wishes us to know and how we should live to honour Him. It is like taking hold of the skirt of our Lord and saying, “Master, lead me according to Your will.” The covenant divinely connects the individual with God the Father through His Son.
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Why Does God Allow Suffering? Is There a Way Out?

elderly-sufferingLife in the world is very difficult. No matter if you are rich or poor, life is filled with every sort of pain and suffering. With so much violence, sickness and death in the world, it is no wonder that for ages, people have asked, “Why does God allow suffering?”

Even with all these problems in the world, the Third Messenger of the Manichaean Faith has said there is hope. “The Light of the Father shines even in the darkest of nights so that all those seeking Him in honesty may find Him.”1
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