In Peter’s house, where many chapters of the book take place, the disciples are heatedly debating how could this be. After all, if only evil was strong and aggressive how could good ever emerge victorious? Read More.
All spiritual power is based on love. Zabdiel describes the power of love when he tells about Jesus coming to a temple in the tenth level of heaven. The event was important and dramatic. It affected everyone who was present. Zabdiel describes a Jesus we don’t see in the New Testament … a Jesus in charge, a powerful spirit, yet not in brute force, but grand in love. Read More.
On New Year’s Day, the first day of 1920, the spirit Arnel told the Rev G. Vale Owen about his encounter with one of the manifestations of Christ during Christmas Eve in the spirit realm. Arnel was in a great hall, in a high level of heaven, with other spirits, who had earned the right to live there. They resided in that sphere only after years of toil and hardships they toiled through as they ascended stage after stage of heaven. Read More.
There is an interesting section in a translated communication titled The life of Jesus. It was reportedly a communication from spirit Jesus to a medium in France in the 19th century. The medium was only known as Medium X. The book was translated into Italian, then Spanish, then into English. It was not completed until a second medium took up the work in the 20th century. We are told in the “About” section: Read More.
“It is Christmas Eve, my son. I wonder how many there are in the earth-life who have any idea of the tremendous forces which gather about Christendom at seasons such as this. Of course you know that the inter-action between the earth-sphere and these of the spirit-life is continuous. It varies in intensity, also in ratio to the amount of power yourselves generate by your devotions. In this word I include not only your set prayers, either private or public, but the whole content of sentiment which, at certain seasons, hover about the earth.” So spoke the spirit Arnel on Christmas Eve – Read More.
We have a picture in our minds of God, an image of a Zeus-like entity overseeing the heavens. With Jesus at his side reigning over the multitudes of the Celestial Empire. This is what we expect when we pass over. Read More.
“Then, after long ecstasy of wonderment and great uplifting at the sight of so much power and glory, we began to feel within us a glow which suffused us with a sense of love and pity and an access of resolve to put of our best into what work lay ahead of us. So we knew that He drew near in person.”
In the book, Memoirs of a Suicide, a spirit is introduced, who in one of his previous lives, was one of the children welcomed by Jesus when, he said, “Let the little children come to me, because the kingdom of heaven is theirs…”
Various spirits came to the Rev G. Vale Owen in his years of recording communications from the other side. His mother came first, then other spirits, from higher levels than his mother, initiated conversations: Castrel, Astriel, Zabdiel, and Arnel.
They all agreed on how they would describe the different levels of heaven circling the earth. They were quite explicit in saying that their numbering system was not universal or perfectly accurate – only that it provided a good approximation of the steps of paradise. Read More.
“At every age, in the beginning, the High Ones, so we are told, take counsel. Results accruing from sometime ages are gathered and laid before them. Those of ages very ancient are rehearsed in tabulated form and briefly. Those of the nearer ages are given in greater detail. Those of the ages last past in full. These are considered in their bearing upon events at that time proceeding on earth. Then the cognate planets have their hearing, and next both earth and them together. So the Council gets agait, and, with no hurry, comes at such conclusion as, when put into operative form for the next age, will be harmonious with the acts of other Hierarchies who have in charge the guidings of planets other than this of earth.” Read More.