Saturday, June 14, 2014

Fallenness, Brokenness and The Way Of Being-Unto-Death

In a fallen state of worldhood, it is apparent that our, as Foucault called it, Human Naturale constitution is one of not only sinfullness-as-such, but also a profound sense of lack of integrity.  Speaking an untruth not only conforms those who internalize this untruth, but is so readily understood as truth-as-such that the integrity of not our own selves but simply of the world-for-itself, under the darkness of a long night, is questionable.    Worldliness would seem to offer an answer to the being-unto-death of the worldhood of the world, and rightly so.  By being of the world, one can internalize an understanding of our own fallenness, and take a kind of solace relegated to the holy in our brokenness-unto-death.
It is my way of saying, be broken.
Understand fallenness.
The world-as-such has been fallen since the garden of eden, when Adam and Eve sinned.

Now, our only real repayment of this brute sin of knowledge and wisdom is in a state of spirit known as brokenness.  Brokenness-as-such is simply being repentancefull, as far as I am concerned.  It is simply and authentically acknowledging that we do, in all facticity, live in a "fallen" world.  One where the righteousness of heaven is nil, and we - in all truth - live in a world of sloven obedience to Abbadon, Leviathan, Osmodais, or whatever you might call it.
A state of brokenness is what is required for godly repentance - accepting that you have sinned, and it is only by virtue of the worldhood of the world's "fallenness" that we have even been offered a mere chance at anything approaching rightness.  Why, in fact, is the world fallen?
Simply by virtue of the collectivism inherent in the early christianity era crucifixions.
god saw how we, as in all worldly people etc., allowed our own sense of malice and conviction bring those early prophets to the cross to be crucified.  he saw how we stood, even PAUL, idly by and watched it happen.
How can we even be forgiven if he knows we are all in a state of being-unto-death that blindly kills prophets, and complicit thereof therein? In, simply, a state of brokenness.
Saying, brokenly, "Dear Jehova, I am sorry for myself and the way I've been living.  I am sorry for my compatriots.  I am sorry for my primordial sin."
Almost every day.

And it is Hard!  and A  HARD WAY!
But it is absolutely necessary for salvation.

"First of all, you must understand that in the last days there will come scoffers, scoffing and following their own evil desires.  They will say, "Where is this 'coming' he promised?"  But they deliberately forget that long ago by God's word the heavens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by water.  By these waters also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed.  By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire, being kept for the day of judgement and destruction of ungodly men.  But do not forget this one thing, dear friends:  With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.  He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.  But the day of the Lord will come like a thief.  The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare.

So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with Him."

This comes not from revelations, a very controversial part of the NT in this part of the world, but in fact from a small passage of the gospel I try to read as often as possible...  Peter.

DDU 2014

derived from:
Heidegger - Zein und Zeit
Foucault v. Chomsky Debate
Billy Graham's - "Crusade in Miniature" 12"
Adin Troyer - Jesus, Your Only Way to God

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