the Footsteps of the Faith Master
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In the Footsteps of the Faith Master
Have you been on a spiritual journey? Have you been looking for a way to make your life more successful or more joyful? Have you sought for the answers in churches, in discussion groups, in workshops, in seminars, in many places searching for the key that would unlock the spiritual powers you seek? Each time you have opened a new door into a new theory, philosophy, society doctrine, organizational steps to success, you've reached a higher point but then you reached a wall, feeling disappointed, and wonder, “How can I grow more?” Perhaps now you think that it is all so hopeless. That there is no way to find the spiritual growth, spiritual strength, the spiritual energy, and the spiritual power you have been seeking.
In your heart of hearts, you do understand one truth, which was that 2,000 years ago a Man came to the earth who manifested perfect spiritual power, was able to tap into the spiritual energy of divine substance and was able to manifest whatever he needed to fulfill His healing mission for the people in His world. Thousands of books have been written about Him, a billion people purport to worship Him, but what they worship is the historical illusion of His life. This Man was Jesus the Christ, this perfect Man understood the mysteries of the universe so much so that He healed the sick, multiplied large quantities of food, turned water to wine, walked on water and raised the dead, all with great faith.
All the books that have been written about Him tell the people about Him. They deify His birth in a stable. They deify the experiences He lived and even make His death into a passion play. Clearly people did not understand what He was saying, but that He said it.
Possibly more people have been killed, tortured and maimed trying to force people to believe that He was some kind of savior. In so doing they did the opposite of what He told people to do. And today, racism is promulgated in the name of this Jesus who never distinguished between Samaritans, people who were another race from His, women found in prostitution, the hated tax collectors, or children who seemingly had nothing to offer according to the culture.
How can you torture people in His name when He said there were only two commandments and they were both about love? 1) Love God and 2) love your neighbor as yourself. He loved them all. Yet the very people who claim they follow Him do not accept people of another race, they do not raise up prostitutes and help them to be healed, they pit social class against social class, instead of nurturing and protecting children, they sexually molest them in 1/3 of the homes in the USA.
This is clear: that the religion about Jesus is not the religion of Jesus. Today’s Christianity is about learning Jesus' life story, not about reliving Jesus' life story when He clearly stated that “I am the way.”
Faith Master Jesus showed us examples of how to love our neighbor. You read about the "good" Samaritan, the person of one race that was kind to someone of another race who was attacked, while the people of the same race as the abused person walked past him on the other side of the road. If you as a white person saw a black man lying on the ground, saw him beaten up bloody, how many of you would lift him up and carry him to a hotel, pay for it and his food and say you would pay for anything he needed at the hotel desk? If you saw a prostitute being beaten up by somebody, would you stop them, walk away or would you say she is getting what she deserves? When you see homeless children in the street would you let them sit on your lap, give them food or find a place for them?
Faith Master Jesus in His wondrous life told us that we could have enough faith to move mountains. He said He came to show us how to have an abundant life. Yet many churches focus on sin and condemnation, things that Jesus never did. They focus on repentance which Jesus never demanded, nor did he demand a recitation of sins and mistakes. He only asked if they wanted to be made whole.
The beautiful teaching of Faith Master Jesus has been diminished to make way for the personal agendas of people who want to control others through fear. People are taught to fear hell, to fear the end time, to fear the devil, to fear to make a mistake, so they lie and cover them up, to fear damnation and eternal hell fire, none of which Jesus taught or lived. The words of Jesus are spoken but not understood, “Fear not, for I am with you.”
Nor are the people in these congregations taught how to follow in the footsteps of Faith Master Jesus. So we ask how do we make a better life for ourselves and our family. Jesus told us how. How do we heal ourselves and our lives? How do we build our faith? Jesus tells us we need faith. How do we get it? churches don’t know how to teach you, so they just say we have to have it. And if we don’t automatically have it, it is implied that we are at fault.
What did Jesus Christ want from us? He tells us to do the things he did and even greater things. But how do we learn how to do this? He told us what to do but he just didn’t have time to teach us how to do these things. He only had three short years. He taught through parables but he did not have time to explain what the parables meant. And so those who followed him were in the dark. They didn’t know how to teach. Even today most teachers do not understand what learning is. It is only recently that we have through science come to understand how the brain learns.
Since the members of the
Sanhedrin council could not do the things Jesus did
at His spiritual level, they sought to stop him from
"showing them up.” And the society organizations that
followed down through the ages have prevented the
power from belonging to the followers. churches do
not know how to teach people how to build their
lives right, so they take the easy route of telling
them they are sinners, or that they missed the mark.
Many fill up with fear and feel guilty because they don’t know how to change their behavior. Instead of filling you with joy and self-esteem, they fill you with a feeling of imperfection, of not reaching your goals, lowering your self-esteem, of being bad, of failing, of your inability due to your lack of success. Also, the powerful in the churches want to control the members, but they don’t know that we respond to reward more than fear. The churches would be much more powerful if they used the two commandments Faith Master Jesus asked us to use.
And then they cap it off by telling you that you bear a sin that has been passed down since Adam and that no matter what good deed you do, you will always fall short because you have original sin. Did Jesus tell us that? Did he burden people down with a past they could not resolve? No! He never said any of these things. Instead He gave people physical and spiritual food that made thousands flock to Him
Today’s churches and groups build their own self-esteem, their own self-aggrandizement, while often they make you feel lessened and nothing. If no one spoke to you on your first (few) visits, you might even ask, “Who am I?” That is why you often feel empty when you leave your society or program. You often feel worse than you did when you arrived.
Faith Master Jesus did not do that to people. Many churches and groups break you down with your imperfections, but Jesus saw through to the inner perfection you have. Jesus saw you with the Spirit Eye, seeing to your very essence to the wondrous being He came to share His wonderful messages with.
How does anyone tap into the wondrous learning and teaching that Faith Master Jesus gave us? What are the skills we need, to do the things He did? Can you look at a prostitute caught in adultery and see her with compassion and the Spirit Eye to the wondrous person therein caught up in circumstances in her culture that she had no other way to live? Can you see a poor child, a peasant child, and say bring him or her to me? Can you find a way to take yourself to a higher spiritual level by developing the faith that can move mountains and what does that mean?
How do you develop a faith that moves mountains? How do you tap into the universal divine substance Jesus tapped into when he turned water to wine and fed the thousands. Peter fed thousands, also. How do you bring the healing energy you need into your body and the body of others? How do you heal a wounded spirit of a family member or friend?
These are all the things that Jesus did. And these are the things we are supposed to learn to do. And that is the mission and vision of the Society of the Faith Master: to teach those, who want to learn, how to follow in the footsteps of Faith Master Jesus. He was very clear that if people did not want his teachings the disciples were to walk away. Therefore, if you want to learn, and come to commune with us, you are most welcome.
In the Society of the Faith Master, you find the step-by-step guidelines so you grow and build the needed spiritual skills to do the things He said we could all do, to build the faith He said we could build, to give the love He said was in us all. You’ll find all this and more in the book In the Footsteps of the Faith Master.
Jesus showed in His life how to grow. We see that each deed he did fed on the ones before. He continued to strengthen His faith as He prayed and meditated and built on His previous experiences. When He started by turning water to wine, he had not yet reached the point where He could overcome death. He grew as He lived and so too can you. In the Footsteps book you see how to grow, just as Faith Master Jesus did, through many different teachings. He said, “I am the way.” He often said and was puzzled by some close to Him, “You faithless generation.” He also said, “No greater faith have I seen,” when a Roman soldier asked for His help. He also said to the crawling woman with the issue of blood, “By your faith have you been healed.”
Jesus lived a potentiated life. But Jesus studied for years to develop his skills. He spent many days up in the mountain wilderness praying and meditating. He used the power of repetition. He always looked up before he sought to allow the energy to flow through him, saying, “Father, I know You always hear me.” This was an affirmation Jesus used often. He practiced the Presence of God, seeking to always glorify the Father, and to stay in contact with spiritual energy. In His life Faith Master Jesus shows us the things we need to do to. To learn how to tap into the way of life that Faith Master Jesus lived, the Society of the Faith Master offers teachings that serve as step-by-step guidelines to develop your faith and build your self-esteem and learn how to live a potentiated life. You learn how to tap into his Spiritual Blood as he told us to do at the Last Supper. Also, how to tap into touching the hem of the garment of Jesus. We were not told how to in the Bible.
Since that time a whole new way of learning based on what it called tapping into the entire brain has been developed through science. Jesus taught through parables intuitively but there was no time to teach his students to use any of the skills such as affirmations, repetitions, training the subconscious mind, building faith through exercises. But you are blessed in the Society of the Faith Master as you learn how in a faith and gratitude immersion culture.
The founders of the Society of the Faith Master are teachers who have developed unique, proprietary learning methods that incorporate the latest scientific learning methods. Indeed the two founders are both trained scientists and teachers. We take the things Faith Master Jesus told us to do and have turned them into a program with step-by-step guidelines on how to do them. We teach how to use affirmations, repetition, prayers, how to build your spirit by building your self-esteem and others', changing your inner and outer environments and the value of practice for building your faith.
Gratitude is the Survival Lightkey for spiritual development. The FourFold Way includes Praise, Gratitude, seeing with the Spirit Eye vision, and Faith that is needed for whatever is created. The Faith Master Lord Jesus Christ showed us by example how to use each of these steps toward healing ourselves, those around us, our world and to develop spiritually. However, we often miss the meaning of what Faith Master Jesus did, thinking His greatness was beyond us. But Faith Master Jesus said that we would do greater works than those He did.
Now IGEI and the Society of the Faith Master have laid out the disciplines needed to learn how to develop faith under all circumstances. It is explained in the book, In the Footsteps of the Master.