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Conversation Number 1

Conversations are updated as He leads.

The following conversation between a believer and God is not meant to represent a specific theology or theological truth. It represents one believer's struggle and the response that believer represents as God's truth for that believer and that believer alone.

Hello Lord. I love you.
Thank you. I love you back. Love is what supports all that is. Love is the extension of all that I am. When Jesus said "I am the way, the truth, the life." He was talking about Love with the capital L. He was not talking about his personality, his persona, or his theology as man thinks he understands it.

Thank you Lord. If love is all that you are, how did evil come into existence in the first place? Couldn’t you have stopped it?
Yes, I could have stopped it, but the ramifications of stopping evil go beyond anyone’s understanding. Each person must have the ability to make choices. Ideally, each person should have the mental capacity to choose. Every being, even the higher beings here in heaven have the ability to make choices. Some of these beings choose darkness and evil instead of light and love. I could either take away the evil or take away the ability to choose. No matter what I would do, the ability to choose would be wiped out. Evil wants to take away the opportunity to make choices. Love gives them freedom to choose.

When you defeat Satan at the end times here on earth, will Satan be dead?
No, he will just be defeated, not dead.

Do angels ever go over to the dark side, to Satan, in the present time?
Yes, some of them do because they have the choice of living in the light or living in the darkness.

Why do they go over there? It is unfathomable that they would leave heaven and all its glory and grandeur. Why do they leave?
They leave for power, self-glory, excitement, lust for the ability to manipulate and control others. I am always saddened when one of my beings falls away.

Does this mean we are all tempted in heaven?
No, but some of the higher beings are tempted. In heaven, all beings still have a choice about whether they want to stay with me or not. When you get to heaven you do not become a mindless robot. You can still make choices. However, in heaven, all of your choices are informed choices. You have access to knowing the consequences of what you are doing before you do it. On earth your choices are sometimes, but not always, made in blindness. Up here, you always know. Up here, you always see.

Lord, I am not sure about whether I should publish these talks on the internet. I do not feel comfortable telling people that God talks to me.
Are you joking? I talk to everyone. A few people listen to me, most don’t. Of the few that listen to me a few of those will recognize it is me talking through you, the rest will call you a heretic, a scoundrel, and worse. If you have the courage to publish this then publish it. You can always wimp out, but just have a good reason for wimping out. Remember, I don’t like wimps.

The thing that bothers me is that I am writing down what you say to me like Moses did. I am writing down holy words like the Bible. I don’t want anyone taking these words to be like the words of the Bible. What do I do here? Am I confused or what am I to think about putting out your words?
You are not writing the Bible you are writing down a conversation we have between each other. Your basic problem is what will people think. Stop worrying and just write. Like I said before, I talk to everyone. Some listen, most don’t. You are listening and writing.

Another thing that bothers me is that you are not speaking to me in an audible voice. That bothers me a lot. The thing that bothers me is that the words I type and say are yours, could easily be mine. The words I attribute to you could be me speaking. What do we do about this?
WE are not going to do anything about it. You are the one with the problem here pal. Remember when I called you to the ministry? I used the audible voice thing then. It changed your life’s direction. However, if I spoke to you that way all the time you would eventually adapt or get used to it. Eventually you would abdicate your thinking and sort of shut down intellectually. Again, don’t worry about writing down what I say to you.

I keep getting George Burns as an image of you.
Yes, I liked George in that role. The writers came pretty close to catching a part of my personality in a Hollywood sort of way.

Do you ever tell jokes?
Not like you think of jokes but we have a lot of laughs up here. I can make things go forward, backward, up and down, and sideways. Image changing is no problem for me either. We have a howling good time up here. Jokes and laughter go on up here all the time because Heaven is so full of joy. Some of these angels are real comedians. Laughter usually comes about when there is a twist in reality or expectations. Think of heaven as a very spiraling place.

Lord, you seem common to me. You do not seem to be holier than thou. You do not seem to be the God that prevented Moses from looking at you.
Moses was curious. I let him see me going away and Moses’ face lit up. The problem that Moses and humanity has is that everyone is sin-minded. Even those people who are saved are sin-minded. Being sin-minded and being in my presence do not go together. I am pure, you are not. When you accept Christ you are cleansed by Christ’ blood shed on the Cross. However, you are still sin-minded. As much as you change at the moment of redemption, you are still a human being with sin-mindedness.

Thank you Lord, you speak the truth.
Good thing isn’t it? One other thing…these answers are not complete in any way. We will have to come back to them later on in our work together.

I am still not comfortable speaking for you.
Boy, you sure have a problem with this speaking for me bit. I choose you to be one of my "feeders" to mankind. I put you through and still put you through a lot of suffering on earth to purify you. I used the suffering to get you where you are now.

O.K., I think I have a "gottcha" and maybe a way out for me not to publish this. You said you put me through a lot of suffering. Do you make people suffer? Is suffering your doing? I ask this because making people suffer is not part of my view of God or view of you. If I can get you to say "Yes, I make people suffer, then I can end this Q and A thing we are doing."
Sorry Charlie, you are going to have to keep going. I do not send suffering on to people. My wrath is visited on people by their own doing. When people jump off of my spiritual cliff my wrath awaits them when they hit bottom. I don’t push people over the edge. I try to keep them whole, safe, and secure in my arms. Suffering is a part of the reality on this plain of earth, in this time, and in this space.

Before you were born you and I had an agreement. You knew that on the path to your earthly destiny there was going to be suffering and you agreed to step into this plan. Everyone has a destiny or a destination. You have one. You agreed to your destiny before you were born. Not everyone reaches their destiny or destination point. I am not telling you anything you did not already know because you have written and taught this idea about a destination before. The more faithful, the more devout, and the more holy you try to be the closer you will get to your destination.

I’m thinking. I don’t know what to ask here.
Your destination or destiny is not a physical place or a place in time. Your destiny or destination is a spiritual achievement. As you go through your life, you score spiritual achievement points (so to speak). You reach certain milestones or plateaus. The reason so much of this is hidden from you and others is that your sin-mindedness would make you want to get to your destination just to get the payoff and benefit of being holy and devout. You have to go through the assigned tasks and suffering that will lead you to your destiny. Some people hang tough and reach their destiny. Other people do not.

I cannot believe I knew about the suffering before I was born.
You did not experience the suffering. What you did experience was the consequence of the suffering. You knew, in advance, the suffering would lead you to where you are supposed to be in spiritual terms. Without the suffering you would never be able to get to where you and I agreed you were to be. Without the suffering, you could not reach your destiny.

Was my destiny that important? Was it that profound?
Yes. I told you that you were a drain plug. If I had pulled you out of the world all the Living Water would drain out of many people’s lives. I put you there, and you agreed to be there, so others would have the Living Water in them. You have influenced people. Your birth defect, your struggles as a boy, your pain and humiliation, your suffering from the narcolepsy…all that was put in place so you could be influential in people’s lives. That is why I think you should publish this on your web site…so you can influence people’s lives for me.

I am crying. This is hard to accept.
Yes, I know it is hard to accept. I am opening up hurts that you have carried your whole life. However, you agreed to do this, not for a selfish reason, but for the glory and love others could find through me and my Son. You agreed to bear this cross. I don’t like it that you have had to suffer. I wish I could change the way things are. And you will suffer more..a lot more before we are through. However, this road is the only road to get to our destination. Just remember all that you have gone through and all that you will go through is for a purpose. The purpose is to get to where you and I wanted to be before you were born.

Does everyone who suffers, suffer for some ultimate destiny to be reached?
I will not comment fully on that. However, some people suffer because of their own ignorance and mistakes. They essentially bring it on themselves. They are stupid. The worst suffering is the spiritual kind. The worst suffering is where the soul burns in hell fire in this life and after death. It is an agony beyond comprehension. You have not had to suffer this kind of agony because you have always been mine and even when you were in the few dark years you were able to keep your receiver tuned to me. When people do not accept me in the form of Christ, my son, their soul burns in the here and now and in the hereafter. The anger they have toward me when they are alive on the earth keeps feeding the fire in their soul. I make sure everyone on the face of the earth has a chance to make choices. I have no qualms about people burning in hell because everyone makes their choices. When someone dies, we will see what they did, how they did, and what choices they made. However, every person knows where they are going before they get there. Every person inherently knows whether they are going to hell or heaven.

Are there questions you cannot answer, or wisdom you cannot give?
I can give any answer and give any wisdom. The problem is whether anyone can receive the answer or understand it.

Lord, can I adapt your answers so readers will know the answers do apply to them and their lives?
I think they already know, but, yes, you can adapt the answers. Please stop worrying about all the theological implications of doing this. Anyone who gets bent out of shape about what we are doing does not have a clue about the purpose of these chats anyway. By the way, you did a great job on the disclaimer at the top of the column. It sort of gets you out of hot water before things heat up. You know, I do have a sense of humor. Good for you in this case. We need to do this a lot more. I love you.

I love you back, Lord.

 

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