At end of life be spiritual

At end of life be spiritual.


At end of life be spiritual. Our goal at the end of this life is to be spiritual in nature so we can take our place in Gods holy realm when we pass on out of this life. This is true for all of Gods religions that teach of another spiritual world:  the cross-5pixCHRISTIANITY: Matthew: 10:22 “And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.” Matthew: 24:13 “He that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.” Romans: 1:9 “For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit.” Romans: 1:11 “For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;” Romans: 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life.” Romans: 8:6 “For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life.” 6:22 “and the end everlasting life.” 2 Corinthians: 12:18 “Walked we not in the same spirit.” Colossians: 1:9 “For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;” 1:10 “That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;” 1:11 “Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;” 1:12 “Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints:” Mark: 8:34 “And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” 8:35 “For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel’s, the same shall save it.” 8:36 “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” 8:37 “Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?Hebrews: 6:10 “For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.” 6:11 “And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;” 6:12 “That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” Luke: 21:34 “And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.” 21:35 For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.” Romans: 1:11 “For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established.” Philippians: 2:12 “Wherefore, my beloved, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.” 2:13 “For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.” James: 1:27 “Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.” Jewish symbols star-8pix JUDAISM: Enoch: 2. “Blessed are ye, ye righteous and elect, For glorious shall be your lot.” Enoch: 3. “And the righteous shall be in the light of the sun. And the elect in the light of eternal life:” “spiritual, living the eternal life.” Ecclesiastes: 6:11 “Seeing there be many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?” 6:12 “For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?” 7:1 “A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death (for one who is spiritual) than the day of one’s birth.” 7:8 “Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.” Deuteronomy: 4:9 “Take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently.” Deuteronomy: 8:11 “Beware that thou forget not The LORD thy God, in not keeping His commandments, and His judgments, and His statutes which I command thee this day.” Leviticus: 19:1 “And The LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 19:2 Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Ye shall be holy (good, spiritual): for I The LORD your God am holy.” Proverbs: 19:20 “Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.”

Islamic symbol-10 pix ISLAM: 83. “That House of the Hereafter We shall give to those who intend not high-handedness or mischief on earth: and the End is (best) for the righteous.” 84. “If any does good, the reward to him is better than his deed; but if anyone rejects faith, fruitless is his work, and in the Hereafter he will be in the ranks of those who have lost (all spiritual good).”

(The Qur’an (Yusuf Ali tr), Surahs 5 and 28)

Zoroastrian symbol-12pix ZOROASTRIANISM: 6. “Even He, Ahura Mazda (God), who through His Dominion appoints what is better than good to him that is attached to His will, but what is worse than evil to him that obeys Him not, at the last end of life.” 13. “support me, O Thou that seest far onward, do ye assure me the incomparable things in Your Dominion, O Ahura, as the Destiny of Good Thought.” 2. “Do Thou Thyself bestow upon us for this world and the spiritual; and now as part thereof (do Thou grant) that we may attain to fellowship with Thee, and Thy Righteousness for all duration.” “For this good Destiny I long.”

(The Zend-Avesta, Avesta – Yasna)

Hindu symbol-10pix HINDUISM: 240. “Single is each being born; single it dies; single it enjoys (the reward of its) virtue; single (it suffers the punishment of its) sin.” 241. “Leaving the dead body on the ground like a log of wood, or a clod of earth, the relatives depart with averted faces; but spiritual merit follows the (soul).” 242. “Let him therefore always slowly accumulate spiritual merit, in order (that it may be his) companion (after death);”

(Hindu, Laws of Manu chapter 4)

Buddhist wheel symbol-10 pixBUDDHISM:Merit is good at the close of life, and the elimination of all suffering is good.” “Happy is merit at the end of life. Happy is it to leave all-sorrow behind.”

(Buddhist, Dhammapada – Sayings of the Buddha 1 (tr. J. Richards))

Mandaean symbol-15pix SABEANISM: “Wreath is light, its weapon the living word, and its seal the chosen, pure one. Every man who openeth it and readeth therein shall live, shall be whole and his name will be set up in the House of Life,” at life’s end. (Sabeanism, Ginza Rba- chapter 63

The shrine-17pix BABI RELIGION: “The soul of man is immortal; it survives physical death. The goal of the individual during his life should be to develop those spiritual qualities and attributes which will enhance the soul in its eternal journey.” “Forgive us, then, our sins, and hide away from us our evil deeds, and cause us to die with the righteous.”

The Bab: (Shoghi Effendi, The Dawn-Breakers, p. 146 and The Babi  and Baha’i Religion, p. xxiv

the greatest name-12pixBAHA’I FAITH: “None knoweth what his own end shall be. How often hath a sinner attained, at the hour of death, to the essence of faith, and, quaffing the immortal draught, hath taken his flight unto the Concourse on high! And how often hath a devout believer, at the hour of his soul’s ascension, been so changed as to fall into the nethermost fire!” “It is the relationship of the individual soul to God and the fulfillment of its spiritual destiny that is the ultimate aim of the laws of religion.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, p. 265 and The Kitab-i-Aqdas, p. 2)

the greatest name 8 pix“We must strive to become more spiritual, more luminous, to follow the counsel of the Divine Teaching, to serve the cause of unity and true equality, to be merciful, to reflect the love of the Highest on all men, so that the light of the Spirit shall be apparent in all our deeds, to the end that all humanity shall be united, the stormy sea thereof calmed, and all rough waves disappear from off the surface of life’s ocean henceforth unruffled and peaceful.”

(Bahá’í Faith, Abdu’l-Baha, Paris Talks, p. 87)