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The Path of Life and Heavenly Mother
A path is made naturally by someone repeatedly walking along towards the destination. Originally there was no path, but once someone begins to pass, a path is gradually formed so that many people can come and go along the path.
It is the same spiritually. There are two paths our souls can take: One is the path to heaven, made by God coming and going between heaven and earth for our salvation, and the other is the path to hell, made by Satan dragging many souls to hell after coming to this earth along with his followers.
If we take the wrong path, we will get lost and wander about and will fail to reach our destination. We must enter the path to heaven and never stray away from that path. In order to reach our destination—heaven, we have to find the path to heaven which God has opened for us, following God’s voice, “Come!” Let’s take time to discover the path to heaven we must walk, through the Bible.
A lesson from the vision Peter saw
God knows the way to heaven better than anyone else, because He made it. So, Jesus said, “I am the way . . . No one comes to the Father except through me” (Jn 14:6). Following the guidance of God with obedience is the best way to find the path to heaven.
Ac 10:9–16 About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance. He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners. It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles of the earth and birds of the air. Then a voice told him, “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.” “Surely not, Lord!” Peter replied. “I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.” The voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.” This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven.
One day Peter saw a vision of a sheet filled with all kinds of animals coming down from heaven. Then he heard God’s voice say, “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.” However, since Peter had completely followed the Old Testament dietary laws, he thought that those animals were impure and unclean. So, he rejected God’s command, saying, “Surely not, Lord! I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.”
Then the voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.” This happened three times. God rebuked Peter for putting the things he had learned and observed before God’s words.
After waking up from the dream, Peter met the men sent by Cornelius. Only then did he realize that God had cleansed even the Gentiles, who had been eating unclean animals, and wanted to save them. So, Peter preached to Cornelius and his family and baptized them, as seen in the latter part of the chapter.
Today, while walking the path of faith, we sometimes commit the same mistake as Peter did. When Peter put his own thoughts before God’s will, he unwittingly disobeyed God’s word. Likewise, when we put our own knowledge above God’s word, we come to disobey God’s will.
In the Old Testament times, God gave the Israelites the dietary laws, where He made a distinction between clean and unclean animals and commanded them to eat only clean animals (Leviticus 11). So, the Israelites did not eat unclean animals, and regarded the Gentiles as impure and did not even keep company with them because they ate unclean animals. However, there was no distinction between clean and unclean animals before God told the Israelites to distinguish between them. If God says He has made certain animals clean, although they have been regarded as impure and unclean, we must believe God’s word and obey His will.
Those who follow the Lamb wherever He goes
God established the redemptive plan of 6,000 years encompassing three ages—the age of the Father, the age of the Son and the age of the Holy Spirit, and He Himself came down from heaven to this earth in order to save us by opening the way to heaven for us. When we obey whatever God tells us in this age, we can walk the right path to heaven. So, those who will be saved are described in Revelation as the ones who follow God wherever He goes.
Rev 14:4 These are those who did not defile themselves with women, for they kept themselves pure. They follow the Lamb wherever he goes. They were purchased from among men and offered as firstfruits to God and the Lamb.
Here, “the Lamb” refers to Jesus who is to come again. God’s holy people prophesied in the Bible, who will be saved in the last days, follow Jesus who has come a second time, wherever He goes. The Bible describes them as those who are sincere, not the ones who are stubborn and insist on their own thoughts and experiences.
Then, where does Christ—the Lamb—lead us who will be saved?
Rev 7:16–17 “Never again will they hunger; never again will they thirst. The sun will not beat upon them, nor any scorching heat. For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; he will lead them to springs of living water. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”
The Bible shows that the Lamb will be our shepherd and lead us to springs of living water. So, the Bible tells us to follow the Lamb wherever He goes. It’s because He leads us to the spring of the water of life on the path to heaven. Now, let’s find out what the spring of the water of life, where we have reached according to the guidance of Jesus the Lamb who has come a second time, refers to.
Zec 14:7–8 It will be a unique day, without daytime or nighttime—a day known to the L ORD . When evening comes, there will be light. On that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half to the eastern sea and half to the western sea, in summer and in winter.
Living water flows out from Jerusalem throughout the year. So, the spring of the water of life refers to Jerusalem. The Bible says “the Jerusalem that is above is our mother” (Gal 4:26). Jesus the Lamb, who has come a second time, leads us into the arms of Jerusalem our Heavenly Mother.
Jerusalem our Mother is the way of life
God established the Sabbath and the Passover to lead us on the path to heaven. So, we must proceed toward heaven by keeping the Sabbath and the Passover. Likewise, God our Father who established all the laws of the new covenant has led us to our Mother, the spring of the water of life. So, we have to believe in Mother and run toward heaven, following the path She leads us on.
Some people say they can be saved if they keep the Passover and the Sabbath, even though they do not believe in Mother. They say so because they do not fully understand the role of the law.
Gal 3:24 So the law was put in charge to lead us to Christ that we might be justified by faith.
The law is our schoolmaster to lead us to Christ. The law of the old covenant led the people in those days to Jesus who came the first time. Then, whom does the law of the new covenant, which we keep today, lead us to? It leads us to the Spirit and the Bride—the Saviors in the age of the Holy Spirit.
Jesus has come a second time to restore the law of the new covenant that was destroyed. It is because He wants His children to come to Heavenly Mother so they can find the spring of the water of life and return to the eternal kingdom of heaven. He has prepared the way for us to come to Heavenly Mother by giving us the truth of the new covenant again. We cannot be saved by the law that is merely our schoolmaster. Salvation is given only through Heavenly Mother, who is the source of life.
Christ Ahnsahnghong came to this earth as the Lamb and left us a handwritten message as follows: “Peter followed Jesus, Joshua followed Moses, Elisha followed Elijah, and I follow Mother.” Father’s last request before His ascension to heaven was also to “listen obediently to Mother’s words.” He wanted us, His children, to safely arrive in heaven, following the path He had walked and obeying Mother—the source of the water of life. Through the history of Abraham’s family, the Bible clearly testifies to Father’s teaching that we should listen to whatever Mother tells us.
Ge 21:8–12 But Sarah saw that the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham was mocking, and she said to Abraham, “Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac.” The matter distressed Abraham greatly because it concerned his son. But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
When Sarah saw Ishmael, the son of her maidservant Hagar, mocking her young son Isaac, she asked Abraham to get rid of Hagar and her son. This matter distressed Abraham. As he was hesitating, God told him to follow Sarah’s decision, saying, “Listen to whatever Sarah tells you.”
In the Bible, Abraham represents God the Father. So his wife Sarah, without a doubt, stands for our Heavenly Mother (Gal 4:21–31). As God said, “Listen to whatever Sarah tells you,” we must obey whatever Mother tells us and follow Her will. This is the best way of life.
Those who do not obey Jerusalem
We can reach the eternal kingdom of heaven if we absolutely believe in Heavenly Mother—the spring of the water of life—and obey Her, following Father’s guidance. However, those who do not serve Jerusalem Mother and disobey Mother’s words cannot enter heaven and they will perish (Isa 60:12).
Heb 4:6–13 It still remains that some will enter that rest, and those who formerly had the gospel preached to them did not go in, because of their disobedience . . . Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following their example of disobedience. For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart . . .
The Bible tells us to be careful not to follow their example of disobedience. It is because unless we obey God’s word, we cannot enter the kingdom of heaven where eternal rest has been prepared for us. Those who put their own thoughts and judgments before God’s words will eventually follow the examples of disobedience and fail to be saved.
In order to lead us to Heavenly Mother, Father has shown us clear evidence for Her existence through many testimonies in the Bible. All the books of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation testify to Heavenly Mother, and the word “Elohim” is mentioned so many times in the Bible. However, if God our Father did not let us know about Mother, how could we understand the message of salvation and find the way to heaven?
Father has taught us about Heavenly Mother. So, not believing in Mother is no different than disobeying the words of God the Father. The Bible clearly shows us that those who do not obey Heavenly Mother can never enter the kingdom of heaven.
God’s voice that says, “Come!”
Father has come to this earth to lead mankind to salvation; He has led us to Mother, who is the way of life and the spring of the water of life, by restoring the laws and regulations of the new covenant. Father and Mother are earnestly calling us to come to Them, so we can reach heaven—our final destination at the end of this path.
Rev 22:17 The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life.
According to the Trinity, the Holy Spirit is God the Father. So His Bride, without a doubt, is God the Mother. The Apostle John saw in a vision the scene of God the Father and God the Mother calling people to the path to heaven, saying, “Come!” and he wrote it down. In this age of the Holy Spirit, the water of life is freely given to those who obey the Spirit and the Bride—Heavenly Father and Heavenly Mother—who call them to “come.”
The unwritten and uncodified law, the law of the letter written on tables of stone, and the law of the new covenant established through the blood of Christ—all these laws existed to testify about Heavenly Mother. We have had the long journey of 6,000 years throughout the Old and New Testament times to meet Heavenly Mother. At the end of our journey we have finally met God our Father and God our Mother whom we’ve missed so much. So, we must not commit the same mistake as that of Peter who rejected God’s command by his own thoughts, but must obey God, saying, “I will follow You wherever You lead me.”
There is no other path to eternal life, except the path to heaven that God has made. If we try to find another path, thinking, ‘There may be a better way,’ we will fall prey to Satan’s snares.
When we go straight forward along the path of life that God has paved with His sacrifice, we will surely enter the eternal kingdom of heaven. Brothers and sisters in Zion! Let us follow the path to heaven, without anyone falling behind, so we can all enter our beautiful heavenly home where our Father is waiting for us, amid a warm welcome from numerous angels.