Universal Life Church of Memphis

MESSAGE OF THE MOMENT

  

Excerpts from
"Spiritual Statements"
by Reverend Steven Cox
Voice of Golden Eagle

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SPIRITUAL TRUTHS AND OBSERVATIONS
   

● There is no one between you and Creator unless you put them there.

 

● I believe that each of us has a “bell” inside our heart that rings when Spiritual Truth is found. I believe the only dogma that is truly needed for Spiritual Progress is the simple commandment, “if it’s not written on your heart, don’t read it.” The tricky part is getting people to quiet themselves enough to hear it.

 

● True Spiritual Progress entails taking personal responsibility for your thoughts and actions. There is no holy book or ritual to absolve you. There is no shortcut to taking the reins of your own Divinity and riding it Home.

 

“THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN IS EVERYWHERE”

- CHIEF BLACK ELK

 

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FALSE AND TRUE
   

Here’s how to tell a true prophet from a false one. “By their actions ye shall know them.” True prophets and spiritual guides lead you to the gates of your own Spiritual Dawning and enlightenment. They literally tend to you like a loving gardener, growing you into your own Spiritual Independence. False prophets and teachers train you to depend on them for guidance and instruction, telling you that you are not worthy or perhaps just not ready to trust your own spiritual instincts.

 

True Spiritual Leader  = “Follow your heart, I’ll show you the way.”

False Spiritual Leader = “Follow me, I know the way.”

 

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PROVING GOD
   

● For those who require proof beyond their own breath of the existence of God, I believe the principle of “Original Cause” is our strongest logical verification. This series of processes we call a Universe (Cause-Effect-Cause-Effect, ad infinitum) must have had a first event, a first motivating cause… A finger flicking the first domino. That first verb, that Big Bang, was Creator.

 

● To those who view this Universe as a spontaneously generated anomaly, I simply ask, spontaneously generated from WHAT? The Something comprising this reality had to have a source. That source is Creator.

 

● Beyond this and other logical assumptions it remains an impossibility to test for Creator because, being the core of all things, no instrument can be devised that is separate from what is being tested. The eye literally cannot see itself and we have no way to construct a mirror “outside of God” to reflect God.

 

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(The complete Spiritual Statements document by Reverend Steven Cox is available to read or download)
    

 
THE CHURCH LIBRARY

WRITTEN MATERIALS
- Spiritual Statements (What I believe)
  by Reverend Steve Cox

STREAMING VIDEO
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- Immutable Spirit  2:44
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- Ultimate Destiny 5:32
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- Elemental Questions 4:05
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- One of Those Days 2:00
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STREAMING AUDIO
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- True Power  3:22
  Message from the late Elder Silvercloud
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MUSICAL SELECTIONS
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- Reflection Music - Vol1  33:07
  Music for Meditation & Prayer
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- Open My Eyes  3:12
  With special guest Elder Silvercloud
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- Something To Believe  3:35
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- Everything You See  3:48
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- I Hear The Calling  3:23
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- Amazing Grace  2:19
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by Steve Cox / Voice of Golden Eagle


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