Since Satan can express himself
both by tormenting our dead relatives and also through human violence and
crime, as well as in emotional and physical disorders, removal both of
ourselves and the dead from all his invisible channels of evil through
the Eucharist is essential -1Corinthians
you and another -Matthew 18:18-20)-might
pray that all those ancestors involved in the handing down of temper tantrums
might receive our forgiveness. We can ask the Lord to help them to accept
this forgiveness, and also of the other evil that only He knows -2Corinthians
the Lord's cup of wine, with all it represents, we break all agreements
known and unknown with the evil one-(for
both those alive present or not present in this ceremony, and for those
dead for whom we wish to pray)-and
enter into the new covenant with God.
the key is, these departed spirits may have not yet been able to accept
God's gift of righteousness, because of us, not knowing that we should
be praying for them; unless, of course, they themselves were Christian
while alive, then they continue acceptable by God after death. Why?-(and
read there through down to half the next page).
3:19; John 5:25.
Our job for
them is to get them acceptable. What greater love is there than this?
So, this communion
ceremony is imperative for
freedom; freedom for both them and us. Otherwise, adverse
circumstances may continue and things may continue to bother us-–-dark
side darts may continue to
make inroads until we 'get the point'. The point is, we need to understand
that we have a part to play in helping them, in loving them, so that these
departed restless spirits can 'move on' into the arms of Jesus as
Next, Dr. McAll in this simple respectful
communion ceremony, offers the Lord's love and forgiveness to both the
living and the dead for any inroads the evil one and his cohorts
Dr. McAll states
that if one has a problem emotionally forgiving another, he or she should
ask themselves if they want to academically
forgive this person or persons, even if they cannot yet think of the other
person without complete acceptance of them.
may help you to love, to forgive another. This is important as Dr.
McAll states that both love and prayer must
be sincere to be effective.
with the hearts and responds to the state of our innermost being, our
When you come
to God, you want to come with sincerity -Matthew
if you would die for that person. If there was a choice between you and
your son or daughter dying, and you had the choice, would you choose you?
The test here
is: would you choose the other for whom you have opportunity to forgive?
Sure you would! And, Jesus would too. He did once, and if He had to do
it all again, He would choose the same again. Jesus example -Matthew
Dr. McAll states
that we must let ourselves feel all the painful destruction we want to
forgive. If you can't face it, how can you forgive it, as you are then
Dr. McAll states "is love given before another has either given it, earned
it, accepted it, or even understood it. It is the father running out to
embrace the prodigal son-(meaning
before he knows whether the son has come repenting of all the destruction
he has caused."
It is Joseph
and his acts of kindness toward those who despitefully-thwarted
life's direction for him.
We love others
because they need it, not because they necessarily deserve it.
example. Matthew 26:39,42,44
is Jesus facing His greatest trial. Notice the strength He gained from
prayer to the Father -Matthew 26:45,46.
Dr. McAll carries
allows us to choose between being the
the prodigal son story) focusing on his own pain or being
the father focusing on the son's pain and holding out welcoming arms of
concentrates not on the destruction but on the growth which can bring the
son and the father closer to each other and to God.
"The rite of
the Eucharist involves double forgiveness; through Jesus Christ we not
only forgive the dead but we ask them to forgive us.
"How do we,
the living, need forgiveness? To identify the often unrealized evil within
ourselves and thus be able to confess it and be forgiven by the Lord. We
should ask whether we have failed to live a balanced life and whether we
are blaming controlling forces outside ourselves for behaviour that we
could have changed." ...continues
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