This passage from the Bible ( John 8:42-47 ) illustrates the concept of the difference between sons of light and sons of darkness perfectly.
42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and I am here. I came not of my own accord, but he sent me. 43 Why do you not understand what I say? It is because you cannot bear to hear my word. 44 You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies. 45 But because I tell the truth, you do not believe me. 46 Which one of you convicts me of sin? If I tell the truth, why do you not believe me? 47 Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.”
Perfect illustration, yep. It also dispels the lie, that all are children of God... Jesus himself said otherwise, he repeatedly referred to the Pharisees and Sadducees as the children of the devil... and said that everyone is evil but God (only God is good -- Mark 10:18. Matthew 7:11)
As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. “Good teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?”
“Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. “No one is good—except God alone. "
“Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!
That you may not become discouraged - understand:
God alone is Good, because God alone is perfect and eternal, God is utterly selfless, even in praising God we serve ourselves, for God itself has no need of praise (contemplate the meaning).
God defines what is good, sets the definition for what goodness is. What we humans consider good is often the opposite of good, because we only think of ourselves, it is almost impossible for a human being to have an unselfish motive for anything. We humans think in the short-term, the immediate, ourselves, our lives, human existence alone, and miss the big picture of the needs of all other life, and our good over the long term of eternity... God is more concerned with your eternal life than your temporal life. When things are painful or uncomfortable or seemingly 'mean' or 'intolerant' or 'strict' or 'hard' we consider it evil automatically, without seeing the domino effects of every thought, word, and action. There are domino effects that ripple forever -- that is people do not realize that random acts of kindness, like random acts of cruelty, set in motion chains of events that can bring about very large effects down the road.
What God considers good, we simply cannot live up to. Angels themselves cannot live up to it, if Jesus is to be believed. Nothing does, for nothing is utterly perfect, eternal, and selfless.
We can begin to understand God's idea of perfection by studying the microscopic and the macrocosmic, by studying the ways of nature and creation. God created us, it is said, that God's creation would not go unexplored and unappreciated, un-enjoyed, un-used. If you create a masterpiece, an no one ever sees it?
Only God is Good for the human standard of good is self-serving, not serving of the whole. And we can not have a different motive, for we would destroy ourselves to do so, and indeed, in the moment of perfection, would merge with God and cease to exist.
Monologue 15: Haniel/Anael
Sons of light, sons of darkness – The One verses the Non.
Before Abraham's religions arose, came Zarathustra and Zoroastrianism (1), and the first great monotheistic religion.
In the current age, this ancient faith has dwindled almost to nothing, and has closed itself off to those who are not Zoroastrian by birth, rendering itself of little value to the greater cause of lifting humanity out of its godlessness and amorality.
Yet, to have survived down to the present day at all, is a great accomplishment indeed. Having been the central faith of one of the greatest empires of history (Persia), encompassing almost the entirety of Asia Minor, unto the very shores of Greece, Islam has now pushed it back to the fringes and enclaves in India (2).
Within this revealing it is said and spoken, for order's sake if nothing else, that Haniel, also known as Anael (3) governs the grandfather of monotheistic religion. Haniel calls to a new generation of Zoroastrians, to stand and spread the timeless wisdom of the path of Ahura Mazda (4).
The Spirit of this message upholds a figure from the Zoroastrian heresy, Zurvan of Zurvanism (5), as a name and facet of the Supreme that is close to the truth, a reflection of a higher concept of The One. In Anael is the cause of victory over the world, through submission unto God.
The revealing of The Spirit of Immanuel declares Anael the voice of The Kingdom in the arenas of politics and society, crying out for unity among the seven tribes, and seeking to move nations toward an ascendant course. It is the idealist and the protester, the litigator and activist, who will not be silenced. Haniel corresponds to green, emerald and copper.
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Note 1: Zarathustra, also called Zoroaster, was born in the area that became Iran and/or Afghanistan. When he was born ranges in estimates from 6000+ BCE, to as little as 600BCE, but Spirit has placed this as the grandfather of monotheisms or first monotheism.
The religion has many unique aspects to be sure.
Note 2: There are very few Zoroastrians left today, and most seem to live in Iran or India. Some Zoroastrians are starting to share their faith and accept converts, but it is not traditionally done. One must be born Zoroastrian to be truly considered a Zoroastrian.
Note 3: Hanael and Anael – the Grace of God, is often considered the angel of the moon, and is also associated with the moon. In early communications and writings, this angel was said to have incarnated as Zarathustra. As most of the earliest writings no longer exist (I tend to destroy them over time so that some things remain hidden) I cannot reference them, and I am removing some hard statements that I cannot verify from original writings. I can but say what these archangels are assigned to represent within this revealing – and tend to think the original concepts were intended as a basis of ecumenical unity and cross connectivity. Anael is one of the eyes of the seven spirits within the Lamb.
Note 4: Ahura Mazda, or Ormuzd, meaning Lord Wisdom – the supreme creator deity of Zoroastrianism.
Note 5: Zurvan, meaning Time, was conceived of as the parent (non-gendered) of Ahura Mazda and Ahriman, light and darkness, good and evil… Zurvan itself was neutral, a being of limitless space and time, from beyond the material reality. This closely ties in with the idea of the Trans-Universal God put forward in this revelatory work.
It eludes, in part, to The War Scroll of the Essenes (Dead Sea scrolls) and the battle between the Sons of Light and the Sons of Darkness at the end of days.
In this context, within The Ahyeh, it refers to the the faithful angels and faithful humans (souls or actual embodied people) in their struggle against the false-gods/demons and those who are aligned there-with. It is the One God versus the idea of many, and in some sense, cosmic unity versus cosmic division, reflected in our own souls. In the Urian sense, the battle is played out across the millennia, and indeed, across the universe, and within each one of us.
The passage overall is a reference to Hanael, the overseer of Zoroastrianism.