a doctrine which teaches that a person can reject the gospel to a point where God in turn rejects them and curses their conscience. The doctrine is found in many passages of scripture such as Romans 1:20-28, Proverbs 1:23-33 etc. --request
calibration of this mistranslation
"THE LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want ..."
request: one who seeks enlightenment for the benefit of mankind
Spiritist philosophy postulates that humans, along with all other living beings, are essentially immortal spirits that temporarily inhabit physical bodies for several necessary incarnations to attain moral and intellectual improvement --wikipedia
a Christian devotional book first composed in Medieval Latin as De Imitatione Christi (c. 1418–1427) --wikipedia
traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine (cal. 650, TvF), where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to the sacred --wikipedia
Emmet Fox is calibrated at 475 in Truth vs. Falsehood.
As used in ACIM lesson 101: You still believe [salvation] asks for suffering as penance for your “sins.”
The Catholic Church holds that "all who die in God's grace and friendship but still imperfectly purified" undergo a process of purification, which the Church calls purgatory, "so as to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven" --wikipedia
To eliminate not only pain of diseases but also help in overcoming the major inner sickness of attachment, hatred, jealousy, desire, greed and ignorance. Mantra chanted by Khenpo Pema Chopel Rinpoche from the CD 'The Blessing from H.H. Penor Rinpoche for World Peace' --video
not considered a punishment, but a compassionate means to reinvigorate and awaken the meditator who may be tired from many sessions of zazen, or in the "monkey mind" state (overwhelmed with thoughts) --wikipedia
Request: A Christian who only goes to church for Christmas and Easter, hence the name Creaster. I've only seen it used in Catholic circles but I'm pretty sure it applies to anyone and everyone.
The Ausbund ("Paragon" in German) is the oldest Anabaptist hymnal and one of the oldest Christian song books in continuous use. It is used today by North American Amish congregations --wikipedia
the faithful are absolved from sins committed after baptism and reconciled with the Christian community --wikipedia