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24 June, 2017

The Spirit gives us life and peace

Christ invites us to live a life of faith and freedom through the power of the Holy Spirit. As we grow in maturity in our roles as sons and daughters of God, we increasingly become people who walk in freedom; no longer stumbling in darkness. As God’s children, we “are being transformed into His image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord” (2 Cor. 3:18). As a result of transformation, “the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace” (Rom. 8:6).

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24 June, 2017

Master thyself to conquer universe

The Guru Granth Sahib said:

Whatever the Lord does, He does all by Himself. 

In an instant, He establishes, and destroys.

I asked my teacher how can this Universe be established, or destroyed in an instant, when it takes months to even build a single house.

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24 June, 2017

Repentance is a means of mercy

The Creator has placed a special feature in human psyche—and that is what is called ‘repentance’. This special feature is particularly prominent in people of firm faith in God. Repentance is a wonderful means of mercy for human beings. This is referred to in the Quran (25:70) in these words: “God will change their evil deeds into good deeds.”

The transformation that this Quranic verse refers to takes place because of the sincere repentance that wells up inside a person after he does something wrong. 

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