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Religious Gods of War (The Creator God is Only Love)

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Submitted by Sandra (United States), Jun 23, 2006 at 10:43

I grew up in the religion of Christianity. I used to wonder - If God is love, then why are Christians and Jews fighting Muslims and Arabs? About two years ago, I closed my eyes, to silently pray and mediate and I found the answer within, for God is within and connected to each and everyone on the planet. The confusion comes when we don't know the difference between the Creator God who is only Love ("unconditional" love) and religious Gods of War who both love and hate.

Jehovah is the God of Christianity and Judaism (Judeo-Christian). Allah is the God of Islam. Jehovah and Allah are Gods of War that fight battles (take a look at the battles in Old Testament of the Bible fought by Jehovah for his people and in verses in the Koran stating that Allah is an enemy to disbelievers. At times, these two Gods give love and mercy, but at other times they show hatred and war. Hence all the fighting in the Middle East and Israel.

I no longer follow neither of these two manmade Gods, but choose to walk the spiritual path of unconditional love for the Creator God is Love (unconditional love). The Creator God (Source) is not Jehovah or Allah. God (Source) is not defined by any religion. The Creator God is love and only love. This is the God that Jesus is referring when he says that God is love.

The message of Jesus, Muhammad and Buddha is a message of love and peace. Mankind took the message of love from these great prophets, twisted their message to please themselves and created fear-based and manmade religions to control, gain power and manipulate the population and for a variety of other reasons, which some may have had pure motives but the result is division and separation and in many cases war, death and destruction.

Review your history. Take a look at the religious crusades and the number of wars fought in the name of religion. Jesus said. "No more eye, for an eye or tooth for a tooth and Love your enemies." The true God (love) is outside of man made religion. The true God is spirit and cannot be confined to any religion. Again, God is pure love, unconditional love. In him/her (both masculine and feminine energy) there is no war.

Why blame God (Source) for what we choose to do and the pain and suffering we create with our collective human consciousness. One by one we can change this world. This is why we, or at least a vast number of humans, need to "wake up" and put on what is referred to as the "Christ Consciousness". With the Christ Consciousness we will began to walk the path of unconditional love, which is what many of the great prophets did (like Jesus, Buddha and Muhammad) and tried to teach others to do. We need to be love, for, in our highest sense or higher selves, this is what we truly are. We are spirit, we are one, we are love. Know thyself.

In closing, we as humans have freewill and the power to create our world with our thoughts, words and deeds. Mankind has created Gods of war, just review our history. Just look at today's religions and you well see the different types of Gods for each religion. I'm not anti-religion, but I no longer feel that I personally need religion, and especially not a fear-based religion. Each one of us has a spiritual path to follow that leads us back to oneness with God (Source), and whether you are religious or not, love is the answer to our many problems. Fear-based religions, power, money, control and war is not the answer. Only love can conquer hate, for God is love.

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