And the (7) beast was taken, and with him the (7) false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he (5) deceived them that had received (5) the mark of the beast, and (5) them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into (7) a lake of fire burning with brimstone. (777), (555)
And (5) the devil that deceived them was cast (7) into the lake of fire and brimstone, where (7) the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented (7) day and night for ever and ever. (777)
The ‘ONE-WORLD RELIGION’ Calls for ‘INCLUSIVITY’ with UN/WEF’’s 2030 ‘GREEN AGENDA.’ (5) Approximately 50 (5) faith leaders who drafted (5) a set of 10 spiritual principles (5) for addressing the climate crisis.
Faith leaders call for repentance and spiritual reformation to address climate change. At the Parliament of the World’s Religions, faith leaders held a ceremony to repent for failing to care for the Earth.
August 17, 2023 By Bob Smietana Religion News
CHICAGO (RNS) — Dealing with the climate crisis will require developing renewable forms of energy such as solar and wind power, decreasing greenhouse gases and creating more sustainable lifestyles.
It also requires a change of heart, says Swami Rameshwarananda, a Hindu spiritual leader from Spain.
While many people know that immediate action needs to be taken to address rising global temperatures, said Rameshwarananda, most of us would rather protect the comfortable life we have than make needed changes.
“We have to exchange the concept of ego for the concept of ‘eco,’” he said. “Ego is the problem.”
Rameshwarananda is one of (5) approximately 50 (5) faith leaders who drafted (5) a set of 10 spiritual principles (5) for addressing the climate crisis. Those principles urge repenting (5) for failing to care for (5) the Earth and pledging to (5) do better in the future. They were unveiled last (5) fall in “climate repentance” ceremonies held both in Egypt and London in time to coincide with (5) the U.N. climate change conference in Egypt.
A similar ceremony was held this week at the (5) Parliament of the World’s Religions, which drew 6,000 (6) leaders from more than 200 spiritual traditions to Chicago.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, president and founder of Cordoba House, said the faith (5) leaders who drafted the principles — most affiliated with the (5) Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders — (7) had originally hoped to unveil the principles (7) on Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia, where Moses (7) received the Ten Commandments in the Bible. (777)
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“When that became problematic, we relocated to London and walked up Parliament Hill instead,” said Abdul Rauf in an interview with leaders (5) before the climate repentance ceremony Tuesday (Aug. 15) at Chicago’s McCormick Center.
Abdul Rauf and Rameshwarananda (5) Joined a group of Muslim, (5) Hindu, Jewish, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist (5) and Christian leaders from around (5) the world who recited the 10 (5) principles during the repentance ceremony, after an introduction by Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein. (55555)
“We know what we need to do, but we lack the will,” Goshen-Gottstein told Parliament attendees gathered in a cavernous main hall. “The (5) will is generated by spirituality. (5) And so, by turning to (5) the common resources of our (5) religions, we awaken the will (5) to do the right thing.” (55555)
(5) The principles begin by stating: (5) “Creation is not our possession. The human (5) person must recognize this and (5) find his/her rightful place in (5) relationship to this fundamental fact.” (55555)
Later (5) principles called for listeners to (5) treat the planet and all (5) life on it with reverence and to care for one another. (555)
“Within creation, and between humans and other parts of creation, as well as (5) religious communities, there is interdependence,” read Swamini Adityananda Saraswati. “All are part of (5) a greater whole wherein each (5) element both receives and gives (5) influence, impact, love and growth. Therefore: We must care for each other and the planet.” (5555)
After (5) the reading of the principles, (5) Buddhist nuns rang a bell and (5) Goshen-Gottstein blew on a shofar, a (7) Jewish instrument made from a ram’s horn. The (5) rabbi then led attendees through (5) a set of Jewish prayers (5) based on the words of (5) youthful climate activist Greta Thunberg. (5555555)
(5) “The world is waking up,” chanted Goshen-Gottstein. “And change is (7) coming whether you like it or not.”
At the end of each line of the prayer, attendees sang the Hebrew word “Hoshana,” which Goshen-Gottstein (5) said translates as “save us.”
Then came prayers from a former Lutheran bishop from Sweden and a Sikh leader, followed by a set (5) of Buddhist meditations on repentance (5) and the climate crisis titled (5) “Beginning again with the Earth.” (555)
“We, your children, (5) with our hearts at peace (5) and pure, join our palms (5) and turn respectful to you, our (5) loving and patient Mother Earth, as (5) we offer words of repentance,” the liturgy (5) began, each line followed by (5) the sounding of a bell. (5555555)
After the Buddhist liturgy, Bishop Ray Rivera, a Hispanic Pentecostal leader from New York, (5) recited The Canticle for Creation, a (5) famed prayer by St. Francis.
“Be (7) praised, my Lord, for all your creation and (5) especially for our Brother Sun,
who brings us (5) the day and the light. He (5) is strong and shines magnificently.
O Lord, we think of you (5) when we look at him,” Rivera read. “Be praised, (5) my Lord, for Sister Moon, (7) and for the stars which you have (7) set shining and lovely in the heavens.” (55555), (777)
In an interview before the ceremony, Rivera said that many religious people tend to separate what he called the “spiritual and the social,” believing religion has little to say about real-world problems. When it comes to the environment, he said, people are more comfortable with small steps like recycling rather than addressing (5) issues such as climate change.
“We have to do individual conservation–recycling and all of that,” he said. “But that’s not ultimately the answer. Climate justice is systemic; there are things wrong with the system. And we (5) as the faith community have (5) to speak truth to power, (5) and confront those systems that (5) are perpetuating a lot of (5) climate disaster in the world.” (55555)
Many of the (5) faith leaders who took part (5) in the climate repentance ceremony said they are hopeful things can change. But nothing (5) will happen without intentional action. (555)
Rameshwarananda said he is concerned that too many people believe catastrophic climate change is coming but think nothing can be done about it.
(7) “Everyone accepts now the apocalypse,” he said. “No, it will not happen if we do what is needed.”
But how can they call on him (Jesus Christ) to save them unless they believe in him (Jesus Christ)? And how can they believe in him (Jesus Christ) if they have never heard about him (Jesus Christ)? And how can they hear about him (Jesus Christ) unless someone tells them?” Romans 10:14
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Make Your Decision for Christ NOW!!!!!!! Time is Up!!!!!!!
Jesus Christ’s Offer of Salvation:
The ABCs of Salvation through Jesus Christ (the Lamb)
A. Admit/Acknowledge/Accept that you are sinner. Ask God’s forgiveness and repent of your sins.
. . . “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23).
. . . “As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one.” (Romans 3:10).
. . . “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” (1 John 1:8).
B. Believe Jesus is Lord. Believe that Jesus Christ is who He claimed to be; that He was both fully God and fully man and that we are saved through His death, burial, and resurrection. Put your trust in Him as your only hope of salvation. Become a son or daughter of God by receiving Christ.
. . . “That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. (John 3:15-17). For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” (Romans 10:13).
C. Call upon His name, Confess with your heart and with your lips that Jesus is your Lord and Savior.
. . . “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” (Romans 10:9-10).
. . . “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.” (John 1:8-10).
. . . “And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. (John 2:2).
. . . “In this was manifested the love of god toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world. Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.” (1 John 4:9, 14-15).
. . . “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.” (Romans 5:8-10).
. . . “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23).
. . . “Jesus saith unto them, I am the way, the truth, and the life, no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” (John 14:6).
. . . “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth.” (Romans 1:16).
. . . “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts: 4:12).
. . . “Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth for there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” (1 Timothy 2:4-6).
. . . “For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Thessalonians 5:9).
. . . “But as many as received him, to them gave the power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.” (John 1:12).
True Church / Bride of Christ Spared from God’s Wrath:
Romans 5:8-10. “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.”
Romans 12:19. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 1:10. And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.
1 Thessalonians 5:9. For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
Romans 8:35. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Jeremiah 30:7. Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble, but he shall be saved out of it.
Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.