February 2019


Metamuse

“Thine eye diffused a quickening ray…”

I’ve often wondered about this line of one of Charles Wesley’s hymns. “Long my imprisoned spirit lay, Fast bound in sin and nature’s night; Thine eye diffused a quickening ray; I woke, the dungeon flamed with light; My chains fell off, my heart was free, I rose, went forth, and followed Thee.” Everything before and after makes perfect sense to me both in doctrinal and in personal experience except for the “quickening ray” that Christ is said to shoot from his eyes. Is this merely poetic language? Is this where Superman got the idea of heat rays from his eyes? Or is there something else to it? Well I believe I have discovered “the source” in a spiritual context which might interest some of you.

Apparently it was the commonly held belief, a few hundred years or so ago, that light emanated from the…

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The way to life and the way of death. Which is the “correct” way?
Does #sharia qualify?

E4unity : A Prophetic Advocate for Unity and Peace

What did the wise man of Proverbs have in mind?

Yours truly, E4Unity

I’m going to have another birthday in a few days so I guess that explains why I’m doing a little more cogitating than usual, thinking about life and how to live in a manner pleasing to the Creator and Sustainer of all life.
This phrase which comes from the Book of Proverbs in the Old Testament,
caught my eye and off I went looking for just what the wise man meant.
There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death”. (14:12 and 16:25)
If you have a couple of minutes I’ll try to tell you the gist of my thoughts and then tell you what I discovered, from all people, Charles G. Finney, who seems to have come to the same answer.
I always took it for granted that in keeping…

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