Tuesday, October 23, 2012

HESUS JOY CHRIST / Matthew's Foretold Discussion of Verse Twenty-Four



There's the website with all of the HESUS JOY CHRIST stuff !!
Just search "hesus joy christ", make sure that is what was searched for, and not an alternate such as "jesus joy christ" on www.google.ca and in a couple of months it may appear instead of the old links that appear now.
On this site there are all the HESUS JOY CHRIST blog posts to date, in an easily accessible non-linear format, as well as all the HJC animation dating back to 2009.


There's the website with all the other artwork!!

Just search vid932008 on www.google.ca to see it come up first in the list.
On this site there are almost all the artwork blog posts in an easily accessible non-linear format, as well as all the other artwork and poetry.



There's a blast of WATERCOLOUR !!

Since some recipients are not able to recieve notices that include video, I have decided to only include a link to the video to which this blog post refers, for these last six or so verses, which will conclude the entire discussion of the  HESUS JOY CHRIST  series to date.
Here is the link to the animation that includes the verse that this specific blog post is discussing :


Since I get such a kick, still, out of blathering on about this stuff, I'm continuing on with the discussion of HESUS JOY CHRIST / Matthew's Foretold !!

This is the second last verse of all this discussion. Sunday afternoons, beginning in November, will become an animation endeavour, working on Matthew's Five's Nine.  I may post discussion of Theology of the Body, or the Q'uran (?), but I better get some momentum in animating this project that has been ongoing for more than two years.  I am now animating scene twelve of about 36 scenes .
 Verse 24   24News about him spread all over Syria, and people brought to him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering severe pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralysed, and he healed them.
from the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter Four, New International Version

 Verse 24    24News about One was unheard of throughout the community and they encountered all who were / . ill with various diseases, those suffering severe pain, / . the demon-possessed, / . . those having seizures, / . . and the paralysed, / . . and they healed One.
from the text of the animation HESUS JOY CHRIST / Matthew's Foretold
written by R David Foster
 Verse 24 Discussion      

           This was news.  This news spread quickly and far.  The news about Jesus was that he was healing the people who were ill with various diseases, and so much so, people would bring the ill to him to be healed.

          Likewise, the news of the sacred One relationship spread throughout the community. It was unheard of for two members of this community to unite in marriage, so the news of the sacred One relationship spread quickly and fast.
          This is common.  The news of a marriage will break through the silence of unmaintained family relations, and will draw the family and compatriots together to celebrate. Everyone wants to meet the other spouse who has grown united to their relative or friend.  Everyone in this community hopes to be blessed by this union so that they too may one day participate in just such a union.
           The sacred One relationship, in the likeness of Christ, has the capacity to heal.  But where Jesus Christ healed the sick, the sick heal the shortcomings of the sacred One relationship.  This relationship sees the weaknesses and sufferings of others in the community and treasures this relationship more and more.  The union of whole and part, female and male, in this sacred One relationship is Joy for all who encounter it.
           This Gospel passage tells of the Event that Jesus' healing was.  This Event, as we consider it two-thousand years later, is very hard to verify, and this leaves us with only the consideration that whatever was happening, it did make news all over Syria.   This is important and this is the purpose of this passage of scripture – that Jesus' healing was an event.  Even if it were only a spiritual healing, rather than a miraculous physical healing, it remains a remarkable event, as witnessed by the fact that the news spread all over Syria. There was something going on for certain, even if it was a hoax, for it must have been a very impressive hoax.  It must have been such an impressive hoax that one must consider that there must have been something to it, even as hoaxes go !  The fact that Jesus was an Event on the basis of his healings, is the importance of this verse of the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter Four.

           Likewise, the news of the sacred One relationship is an event in the community.  News of this spread fast and far, and had an impact.  This drew spectators from the community and from afar, and the illnesses these spectators bore, as they came to encounter the sacred One relationship, healed the sacred One relationship so that the spouses forgave each other their shortcomings for the sake of the sacred One relationship.  This kept the sacred One relationship aware of its strengths and benevolence.  This healed One.
           Jesus was also impacted by the needs of the people that both came to him and were brought to him.  It is often expressed in the Gospels that Jesus felt this or that emotion toward someone who either came or was brought before him. This would have driven home, to Jesus, the importance of Jesus' ministry, and that it was not just some academic intellectual exercise he was re-committing himself to, each time he encountered suffering and need.  Jesus knew and was constantly reminded that his mission was practical and capable of resolving the roots of sin, suffering, physical suffering, oppression and even death.

           Likewise, the spouses of the sacred One relationship, impacted by the needs of the people that they encounter, are keenly aware of the problems of today and re-commit themselves to their attempts resolve what they believe to be the roots of sin and suffering, proclaiming the solution offered by a balance of whole and part, founded in marriage, in whatever way grace presents to them.
          So the diseases . .. … The severe pain is the solitary life, united with no-one, lacking full communion with all of life, and shut out from marriage, the fundamental balance of whole and part, and more importantly, the fundamental basis of Joy !
          The demon possession is the enslavement to ideology. This does not allow for grace to act and redeem.  As Christ was broken and bled for the sake of us all, we too are to be broken and bled for the sake of our community, and this includes most importantly, and above all, our ideologies and understanding of our existence.  For a new comprehension, the incorrect must be acknowledged and incorporated into our understanding and this requires the destruction of ideology to be born again as a new ideology, to face its own shortcomings and be reborn again and again to a new ideology.
          The seizures are suffered by those who are oppressed by others for whatever reason, be it legitimate or otherwise, and have not experienced grace and forgiveness from their oppressors, as Jesus would forgive their oppressors. This makes it impossible for the siezed person to act, and they can only act incorrectly in the eyes of their oppressors.  The way out of this is to die to the oppression, and surface elsewhere where the possibility of blossoming may present itself.
          The paralysed are the walking waking dead, who have accounted for all they experience, and have excluded mystery, miracles and wonder from their lives. Because they believe they have created themselves to be eternal, they have closed themselves off from grace and forgiveness, believing they are quite fine without it.  They are dead long before they physically die, and may, by the grace of God, realize it before they physically die, if even only on their death bed. They are the flipside, often seized themselves, of seizured people, and frequently the oppressors.

Sunday, October 21st, 2012


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