Black Spirituality Religion : The three essential components of the spiritual effort

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    The three essential components of the spiritual effort
    Complete faith, complete devotion proved through practical sacrifice and complete absence of aspiration for fruit in return are the three essential components of the spiritual effort. The faith in the existence of God is the fundamental. Regarding the address of God, the contemporary human incarnation is the convenient path for doing practical service. The practical service cannot be done for the formless God and for statues of energetic forms of the upper worlds like Vishnu and of past human incarnations (In the case of statues the priests enjoy your service indirectly). Direct and meaningful practical service is possible only in the case of contemporary human incarnation as done by Hanuman and Gopikas.
     
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    There's much that's essential in one's spiritual effort toward the Father and the Son. One needs faith, trust, hope, and belief. Along side these, one must have holy works to their name, but it is not the works that will save you, but the Son's justification of how faithful you were during such works.

    One must have faith in the Son's sacrifice for our sins which has given us salvation. One must believe in His resurrection from the dead, which has given us redemption. One must trust the Father above all in their life, and one must keep the commandments throughout with doubting or wavering.

    These are all needed, day in and out, and must come sincere from the heart and not done as a task or chore, but something that is delighted in because it please the Father whom you fear and love, the same.
     
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