Written and published on 25 October 2019
- THE BODY AS THE TEMPLE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
- EARLY ABORTION
- GENITAL MUTILATION AND CASTRATION AS HERESY
- IMPOSSIBILITY OF REPAIRING SELF-INFLICTED DAMAGE TO OUR BODY CELLS
These are thoughts for those who profess the Christian faith, as do I …
THE BODY AS THE TEMPLE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
As a Christian I believe that the physical body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit. Through my physical form, God’s grace descends to me in this Earthly incarnation.
In addition, I have read in Christian texts that it is very difficult for a human being to develop the finest Christian qualities, and place his or her mind on devotion to God, unless the basic needs of the body … such as adequate food and water, clothing, and shelter … are met.
I believe both of these points to be true: My body, I feel, is the Temple of the Holy Spirit. And also, my spiritual goal in this lifetime is devotion to God. To me, these are good reasons to honor my physical body and keep it in good working order.
Some of the Christian faiths profess that abortion is a sin. Yet within these faiths may be those who practice male genital mutilation or castration as a sign of faith in God. I feel the practice of male genital mutilation to be an error of understanding. To be completely frank, I feel it to be a modern day heresy. Here is why …
When a woman, through whatever circumstances, has an early abortion, the life of an unborn child is ended. But the woman is still able to have another child, and that child may well house the Soul of the child that was aborted.
The Soul of the early aborted child is not lost to God, but only moves on to incarnation in another body. As well, the body cells of the woman are not permanently altered in such a way that she can no longer bear children. Nevertheless, it may take some while for her to get over the emotional pain of the loss of her child, which I feel may cut more deeply than many surmise.
GENITAL MUTILATION AND CASTRATION AS HERESY
But when a man practices genital mutilation or castration to prove his love of God, then his body cells are injured in such a way that he may never accomplish that act of procreation for which God intended the sexual organs.
IMPOSSIBILITY OF REPAIRING SELF-INFLICTED DAMAGE TO OUR BODY CELLS
When we damage our body cells because of a mental filter … a ‘mind set’ … we cannot fix the physical damage we have done through thought. How can thoughts of destroying this Temple be in agreement with those of the Mind of God?
It is God who fashioned these bodies through which the Grace of the Holy Spirit enters and permeates our human form. It is God who gave us our sexual organs. It is up to us to keep all our body cells as healthy and happy as may be.
In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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