Christ

To experience Christ

We must experience life

It is through Christ we have life

So it must be through life

We have the experience of Christ

Of becoming one with God

 

St. John 14:6

“…I am the way, the truth, and the life:  no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”

 

Light

It is my life

The life I have lived

That brought me

To Jesus Christ

 

If it were not for the lights

Along the way

I would have traveled

On my path alone

Through the darkness

 

It is these lights

Christ placed on my path

That brought me to him

To become one with him

 

St. Matthew 5:14

“Ye are the light of the world…”

 

St. John 8:12

“…I am the light of the world:  he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.”

 

St. John 14:6

“…I am the way, the truth, and the life…”

 

 

 

 

 

Perfection

God does not tempt us

What Christ achieved is what we will achieve

Oneness with God

He demonstrated to us as an example

And those who follow him will meet him

 

He does not set perfection before us

Not to be achieved

As a temptation that we cannot have, teasing us

But sets perfection before us

And reaches out to meet us in that state

He becomes like us so we can become like him

 

James 1:4

“But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.”

I John 4:12

“…his love is perfected in us.”

I John 4:16-18

…God is love; and he that dwells in love dwells in God, and God in him.  Herein is our love made perfect.. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear…”

St. Luke 6:40

“The disciple is not above his master: but everyone that is perfect, shall be as his master.”

 

Jesus Christ

No one is greater than Christ

Though Christ is greater than no one

He is not different than mankind

That who has taught me all I know

That which was here before me

 

There is no one greater than Christ

Likewise Christ is greater than no one

We are the same

There is no difference

 

I have followed one who is Christ

And he followed God

He became as God

And I have become as him

 

St. Matthew 10:24-25

“The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord.  It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord…”

St. Luke 6:40

“The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.”

 

One with God

How can we feel

What Christ felt

And likewise

How can he feel what we feel

 

To be human is to feel

To share emotions, thoughts, feelings

He shared this rapture with us

Of becoming one with God

Of becoming God

 

He wanted us to share that

And become God with him

To be there where he is

With him in his glory

 

We are his glory

His children

 

Until we become one with God,

As Christ,

We cannot behold his glory

He wants us to see that glory

See yourself—see Christ

See his glory in all mankind

 

When you see him

You become him

That is the glory

 

St. John 17:24

“Father I will that they also whom thou hast given me be with me where I am, that they may behold my glory, which thou has given me; for thou loved me before the foundation of the world.”