Black Spirituality Religion : THE TRUE WORD OF GOD...

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    THE WORD OF GOD IS THE CREATION WE BEHOLD, and it is in this word - which no human invention can counterfeit or alter - that God speaks universally to man...
     
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    Human language is local and changeable, and is therefore incapable of being used as a means of unchangeable and universal information. The idea that God sent Jesus Christ to publish, as they say, glad tidings to all nations - from one end of the world to the other - is consistent only with the ignorance of those who knew nothing of the extent of the world, and who believed - as all the saviors of the world believed - and continued to believe for several centuries - that the Earth was flat, and that man might walk to the end of it!...
     
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    But how was Jesus to make anything known to all nations? He could speak but two languages (Aramaic and Hebrew), and there are in the world several hundred languages. Scarcely any two nations, at that time, spoke the same language or understood each other; and as to translations, every man who knows anything about languages knows that it is impossible to translate from one language to another - not only without losing a great part of the original, but frequently of mistaking the sense. And besides all this, the art of printing was wholly unknown at the time Jesus lived...
     
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    It is always necessary that the means that are to accomplish any end be equal to the accomplishment of that end...or the end cannot be accomplished. It is in this that the difference between finite and infinite power and wisdom discovers itself...

    Man frequently fails in accomplishing his ends - from a natural inability of the power to the purpose - and frequently from the want of wisdom to apply power properly. But it is impossible for infinite power and wisdom to fail as man fails. The means it uses are always equal to the end...

    But human language - especially since there is no universal language - is incapable of being used as a universal means of unchangeable and uniform information, and therefore it is not the means that God uses in manifesting Himself universally to man...
     
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    It is only in the CREATION that all our ideas and conceptions of a word of God can unite. The CREATION speaks an universal language, indendent of human speech or human language, as various as they may be. It is an ever-existing original that every man can read. It cannot be forged; it cannot be counterfeited; it cannot be lost; it cannot be altered; and it cannot be suppressed...if does not depend on the will of man as to whether it shall be published or not; it publishes itself from one end of the world to the other. It preaches to all nations and to all worlds; and this word of God reveals to man all that is necessary for man to know God...
     
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    Do we want to comtemplate God's power? We see it in the immensity of the creation. Do we want to contemplate His wisdom? We see it in the unchangeable order by which the incomprehensible whole is governed. Do we want to contemplate His munificence? We see it in the abundance with which He fills the earth. Do you want to contemplate His mercy? We see it in His not withholding that abundance, even from the ungrateful...
     
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    Do we want to know who God is? Search not the book called the Scripture, which any human hand might make, but the Scripture called THE CREATION...
     
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    THE WORD OF GOD IS THE CREATION WE BEHOLD, and it is in this word - which no human invention can counterfeit or alter - that God speaks universally to man...
     
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    "But human language - especially since there is no universal language - is incapable of being used as a universal means of unchangeable and uniform information, and therefore it is not the means that God uses in manifesting Himself universally to man..."

    Fantastic..I couldn't have put it any better!!! However, doesn't this render null and void your (Aqil's) belief that the Qu'ran is THE WORD of Allah?

    I agree 98%. It would be 100% if I had an understanding of this CREATION to which you refer. Please elaborate. Is this...the Sun, Moon, Stars and perfect order of nature (without man's destruction?) or is this Creation something different?
     
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    There are several holy books in the world, A007...doctrines and dogmas of all kinds for all ethnic and/or racial groups (e.g., the Holy Bible, the Holy Qur'an, the Torah, the Bhagavad Gita, and the Hindu Vedic Scriptures). We seek Light, and we need a doctrine to follow, even if it is one we make up ourselves. And somehow, in some vastly mysterious way, some Muslims, some Christians, some Jews, some Hindus, some Buddhists, and even some astrologers have found a connection to the One; have found some aspect of the Light – and exist in one degree or another in that Light...

    God's Creation is the space that contains millions of galaxies, universes, stars and asteroids...including the Sun (which is a star), the Moon (the Earth's satellite) and the planets and moons of our solar system...
     
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