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"Through the fiery furnace…"

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Announcements Forums Truth — January 26th, 2020 "Through the fiery furnace…"

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    “Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth.” (Ps. 86:11)
    The “burning fiery furnace” is the “ring of fire” that we all must walk in and through. It is the “wholesome chastisements of Love” (Truth) which, if we accept, will burn up any sense of selfhood apart from God — any ego or personal sense — that would try to separate us from God, from our divine purpose. The Hebrew boys came through with flying colors. By burning out personal sense, and completely trusting in, and obeying, God, they were able to express the Christ-consciousness, which enabled them to walk safely through the fire, without even a smell of smoke — without a vestige of ego expressed as resentment, self-pity, or self-justification. I have seen many examples of this “ring of fire” in my time at Plainfield Church, but only a few that were able to come through, purified with the Christ-consciousness. And only one that remained so faithful to the teaching (the Truth) received, that she was able to continue in the practice and carry on the mission of this church.
    I have been taught the way (the Truth) here in Plainfield Church — and I am continuing to learn through the help of practitioner on how to rid my thought of personal sense. Often it feels like a “burning fiery furnace” when an error is exposed in my thinking, but I know as I trust in, and obey, God, He will help me – not run from it – but walk through it.

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