Law Of Attraction And Christianity: 84 Bible Verses
(Hidden Truths To Blow Your Mind)
Law of attraction and Christianity are twins, deep down. They play beautifully together. And if you drop judgment and open your mind, you’ll be more powerful than ever by the time you’re done reading this.
Note: All bible quotes are taken from the English Standard Version (ESV). I find it a good balance of easy-to-read and accurate-translation. So, please focus on Jesus’s overall teachings and skip semantic debates about the centuries of bible mistranslations, thank you.
Also: Before we begin, please keep this question in mind, “is it possible that some of what I’ve been taught about Christianity is wrong?”
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Why listen to me about Christianity and law of attraction?
Because you deserve to understand how Christianity & The Law Of Attraction relate, and it's a cool story if this ex-homeless, former Christian, 'bimbo whisperer' clears away any confusion.
My spiritual journey started young.
My parents raised me devoutly Christian.
They taught me the Bible until I was a teen, then let me choose my religious beliefs for myself.
And once that time came…
- I attended many churches.
- I also went to mosques, leaning some Quran from Islamic friends.
- And I studied Maimonides, the Torah, and more with friends from Israel.
- I had in-depth debates with pastors, preachers, & Sunday School teachers on the details of Christianity.
- I asked deep questions and arrived at deep answers.
- Plus I immersed myself in philosophy, theology, and world religions at school.
And despite all that, the Christian foundations my parents instilled in me remained until late into my twenties.
I stayed a diehard Christian for decades.
And even though I now label myself as ‘spiritual’, if anything…
I feel more aligned with Jesus than most Christians.
(“Gasp! Did he just say that? How cocky, how prideful!”)
Look, I know saying this makes me an easy target to label as ‘arrogant’, ‘blasphemous’, and ‘deluded’, but to me…
It’s just like Adele saying she’s a “great singer”, or Serena Williams saying she’s a “talented tennis-star.”
They’re just true statements of fact.
And ones that are fine to make.
There’s no point showing false modesty or pretending they aren’t true.
Even Jesus had no problem proclaiming his greatness:
“I am the bread of life.” – John 6:35
“I am the light of the world.” – John 8:12
“I am the good shepherd.” – John 10:11
Dude was constantly talking himself up throughout the Bible.
And he encouraged us to follow his example:
“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up…” – Ephesians 4:29
The point of all this is that I’ve put in the work to understand Jesus, and act as much like he would, most of my life.
I’m the epitome of “WWJD.”
And of course, I’m not perfect, I make mistakes.
In fact, I’ve made a ton of them, as you’ll see below.
I was a ‘popular genius’ in the ‘gifted program’ at school, and success came easily to me for most of my younger years.
(I made great money right out of high-school, and even got a ‘Spirit Award’ from York University for my contributions, despite not even attending.)
This made me entitled, obnoxious, and an asshole.
Until life humbled me.
In my early twenties I was a conceited, judgy punk who quit his job and dumped his girlfriend in the same week, thinking I’d easily make it on my own.
A few years later I’d been:
Evicted, jailed, homeless for years, robbed, betrayed, abandoned, depressed, suicidal, and more.
Life humbled me hard, over and over.
And there’s more.
In my early years, I vilified celebrities, certain orientations, sex-workers, and more.
But karma punished me for it.
Life taught me harsh lessons, beating my judginess out of me.
Years later, my blameful ways have been seared out of me.
I’ve helped and befriended many models, camgirls, celebrities, trans folk, and more.
Like I said, I’ve made mistakes, and I’m definitely not perfect.
But like a pro tennis player after lots of practice, my mistakes regarding Jesus’s teachings are minimal, now.
Now, after decades of doing my best to live like Jesus…
I brim with benign confidence that my views align with how Jesus’s would, were he alive today.
At his core, Jesus stood for love, and acted in the most loving ways possible.
So I’ve carefully built a model of how that would look in today’s world.
And I’m sorry if what I’m about to say…
…hurts your feelings, challenges your ego, or makes you click away from the wisdom on this page.
Even if you’ve read every book ever written about Jesus…
I know more about Jesus's teachings than you.
You may know something here or there that I don’t, but overall I simply know more, or at least deeper.
(“Gasp, how could he say such a thing, again!?”)
Hey, I could’ve written anything here.
I thought about writing something ‘less shocking’ or ‘more humble.’
But a tamer, falsely modest heading wouldn’t serve you.
So please know that I don’t write this to be mean, or egotistical, or to feel superior.
- I wrote it to help you.
- I wrote it to snap you out of possible lulls.
- I wrote it because I’ve thought deeply about what Jesus taught and how he’d act… more than any pastor or priest I’ve come across.
And here I’m taking great pains to share those thoughts freely with you.
I don’t get anything out of it, it’s just something I felt called to do.
And just in case any historians are reading…
Can we please agree there’s no point getting into whether ‘Jesus existed’ or not?
Because even if you believe he was fictional, the truth about Jesus’s story is this:
Jesus was a ‘master manifestor’ who built a legacy using law of attraction that lives on to this day.
He understood how to manifest (realize) great things, he just didn’t have the language back then to relate it to ‘law of attraction’.
He had no choice but to label his manifestations as ‘miracles.’
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Arthur C. Clarke
What matters is that Jesus’s stories, teachings, and perspective can be valuable to us, as long as we understand them well.
Jesus’s teachings are worth understanding on deeper levels.
Because of this, at a young age I gladly saw someone like Jesus as my role model, goalpost, or at least someone to learn from.
And so I’ve studied his way of life in-depth, for decades. I’ve also studied similar stories of any legendary ‘achiever’ from Michael Jordan to Superman.
And by studying these things, I learned something important.
There’s a hidden truth about Jesus that almost no one talks about.
The truth is:
Jesus taught us to manifest a ‘heavenly’, divine life.
Sometimes people get triggered when I say stuff like this.
And once triggered, they put up diamond-hard walls in their mind to make sure nothing changes their established beliefs.
They snap to judgment and bounce, heading back to their comfy lives without digesting the truth of my perspective any further.
And you’re free to do the same.
Be as triggered as you like.
But first ask yourself this:
- Would Jesus (friend to lepers, thieves, & harlots) get triggered & bounce when faced with a view different from his?
- Would he make snap judgments without understanding the full reading?
- Would he keep himself in an echo-chamber, surrounded by ‘yes men’, avoiding all other views?
Or would Jesus lovingly and open-mindedly hear what others have to say?
I bet Jesus wouldn’t just read this, he’d agree with it.
Because what I write below is uplifting, well-reasoned, and aimed at elevating humanity.
It’s aimed at empowering people to do great works in their lives.
It’s aimed at empowering you to create a better life for yourself and those you care about.
I bet Jesus would read it and be like:
“J-Ryze! Dude! You’re the first person in centuries to truly understand what I was teaching!”
And it’s actually funny that I’m even writing this at all.
Because as a kid,
- I was taught that “other religions” were “wrong.”
- I was taught that Christians were “smarter” than other folk, who hadn’t “found god.”
- I was taught that non-Christian spirituality was an ‘occult’ tool of the devil.
And I believed all those teachings like a kid believes in Santa Claus.
Now, here I am claiming the opposite of all those things.
Here I am claiming that Jesus taught manifestation and the law of attraction.
And I’m doing it because it’s the right thing to do.
Jesus was famous for correcting the ‘common wisdom’ of the day, and I aim to do the same.
I see me doing this as someone following in the footsteps of the greatest teacher of all time.
Jesus was the original ‘motivational speaker’, ‘guru’, or ‘influencer.’ He spoke as wisely yet charismatically as possible without fearing people who took him the wrong way or disagreed.
“Proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching… with all boldness and without hindrance.” — Acts 28:31
Technically, in the passage above, it’s Paul doing the proclaiming, but you can be sure he took his example from Jesus.
On top of all that, I’m claiming that Jesus’s guidance on the law of attraction, although seemingly hidden, is actually super obvious, even through years of translations & mistranslations.
And I get that this may ruffle people’s feathers.
But you know what they say,
“The truth shall set you free… but first it will piss you off.”
So please, tap into some Jesus-level decency, and respect what I’ve written here.
Make a real effort to allow new ideas to receive ‘thinking time’ before jumping to conclusions.
I truly hope that’s not too much to ask.
Anyway, if you’re ready, let’s get into my proof.
Proof that Jesus was a law of attraction teacher.
What does God say about the law of attraction?
Or at least, Jesus did.
If you want to understand how Jesus taught law of attraction, the first thing to grasp is:
That every word in The Bible isn’t literal.
The Bible, like every lesson from every teacher ever, is full of metaphor.
The Bible is overflowing with metaphor.
- If you don’t get that books use tons of metaphor, hyperbole, analogy, story, and other literary devices to get a message across, you might as well stop reading now.
- If you believe teachers haven’t used metaphor in their lessons since ancient times… you might as well stop reading now.
- If you don’t realize that The Bible’s made of 66+ books, many written by different authors in different styles, and that some of those books are more literal, some less so… you might as well stop reading now.
But if you understand that metaphor, allegory, and subtext are spread throughout The Bible, and that it takes discernment to know which is which, then you’re ready for the enlightening ideas I’ll share further down.
If you understand metaphor, you can understand how Jesus taught law of attraction.
(And if you’re ever not sure whether a passage is literal or not, here’s a trick:
Since Jesus and his disciples loved using parables as teaching-tools, it’s fairly safe to assume that if something seems odd when taken literally, it’s likely a metaphor for something else.)
The first step to having an open mind is to…
Let go of the idea that Jesus taught boringly, literally, like a scientist reciting facts.
He taught like all great teachers, with lots of metaphor and parable.
Let go of any belief that the Bible is literal, like a dictionary or encyclopedia.
Most of Christianity is a metaphor for law of attraction.
And the Bible being mostly a metaphor makes total sense.
“…Understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their riddles.” — Proverbs 2:22
Even Solomon knew it was important to understand Jesus’s metaphors. Proverbs 2:22 warns us about taking things too literally, or refusing to think deeper and more critically about the ‘riddles’ of the wise.
And those riddles get even trickier due to ancient language, human biases, and flawed translations.
The Bible uses the Hebrew word ‘hidah’ a lot.
This word is usually translated as “riddle” or “dark saying.”
A better translation might be “metaphor”, because hidah refers to a “figure of speech” or other kind of indirect statement.
More precisely, “hidah” means “communication that requires careful interpretation.”
The reason the Bible mentions ‘hidah’ so often is because Jesus emphasized that he spoke in parables, and that his followers need to look deeper than taking his words at face value most of the time.
Going beyond ‘surface understanding’ is the whole point of being wise, and Jesus encouraged it.
Think about it:
Jesus’s focus was on teaching people to live an empowered life.
He taught people how to maintain a ‘high vibe’ of love, in all situations.
And what does a good teacher use to teach those who may not understand like they do?
A good teacher uses metaphors.
For example, if I aim to teach someone to understand volts, amps, and other electrical concepts, I might use the metaphor of kitchen plumbing and taps, because both are about the flow of current.
It dumbs down the lesson a bit, because electricity does *not* operate exactly the way plumbing works, but it’s a helpful metaphor, that gives a beginner a base understanding.
This is great for me as a teacher, because I take my high-level understanding and put it into terms others can get.
It’s also great for any student who speaks my language and is familiar with kitchen taps.
But this metaphor is terrible for someone unfamiliar with plumbing, or who doesn’t speak my language.
If someone from a primitive tribe in another country tried to translate my teachings…
…they may believe I was literally teaching about ‘metal kitchen taps,’ rather than the power of electricity.
This is the downside of metaphor.
Metaphor translates poorly across culture, eras, and dialect.
But Jesus used them anyway.
He knew people would misunderstand them in other cultures. He knew people would misunderstand them in future societies.
But he also knew that he had to do whatever he could to get people of his time and place to understand things better.
And he knew the best way to do that was through parable, analogy, metaphor, and story.
“And he told them many things in parables…” — Matthew 13:10
“And when he was alone, those around him with the twelve asked him about the parables.” — Mark 4:10
“I will open my mouth in parables;” — Matthew 13:35
And what was one of Jesus’s biggest metaphors?
Because everyone, in all cultures, languages, and times, understood family.
So every time Jesus talks about “The Father” or “The Son”, he’s not talking about literal family bonds.
It’s just a metaphor for everything being connected & made of the same universal ‘matter’ and ‘energy.’
“Father and Son” was Jesus’s best metaphor to help his followers understand the vast, divine power of the universe.
The Father is “source energy.”
And every culture has different words for this: the great photon, nature, the universe, soul, god, whatever higher power you believe in.
Jesus was wise, and didn’t get tripped up by language.
- He knew that the name we call a ‘higher power’ doesn’t matter.
- He knew that everyone had access to that energy to manifest their dreams.
- He knew any could tap into it whether they were a deaf-mute unable to read the Bible, or whether they were the most well-read minister.
The question is, do you ‘get’ that Jesus didn’t actually think he was the ‘son’ of some energy being?
Do you get that the ‘Father’ was a higher power that we all come from?
Most importantly, our wants, dreams, and desires come from source (‘The Father’) too.
The word “desire” is often used in the Bible.
But how much do you know about the word?
The word ‘desire’ in Latin literally means “of the Father.”
(‘de’ = ‘of’, ‘sire’ = ‘father’.)
The word was created to mean that our desires come from ‘The Father’, source energy.
Even back then, they knew on an instinctual level that every humans hopes and dreams are something divine.
Law of attraction teaches that by focusing on our connection to source, we’ll ‘receive’ our desires.
Back in Jesus’s time, the only way he could explain that our desires come from source (in Aramaic or Hebrew), was through the metaphor “of The Father.”
“Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” — Psalm 37:4
I know most Christians don’t care about the origins of language.
I know most don’t call God ‘source energy’ or ‘the universe’ or ‘nature’.
But most do refer to a ‘Higher Power’, ‘Holy Spirit’, or ‘the Father.’
And all these are just ways of describing the invisible ‘energy’ of the universe.
Prophets have taught that we can only feel a presence (the Spirit) when we’re still of mind and focused positively.
Law Of Attraction states we can only feel our connection to source energy when we’re still of mind and focused positively.
Christianity and law of attraction are describing the same core principle with different language, different metaphors.
Which brings us to the second part of the metaphor.
What does manifesting mean in Christianity?
Manifestation in Christianity, according to Jesus’s teachings, is “The Son.”
‘The Son’ meant the ‘manifestation’ or ‘creation.’
Jesus was a wise teacher who knew how to use language.
He knew that when he called himself the light, the vine, the bread, or the way… that he wasn’t actually those things in reality.
And he knew that when he called himself ‘The Son’, it didn’t mean he was an actual flesh-and-blood offspring of a higher power.
Jesus never meant that he was the only one who was special, or the only one able to channel divine wisdom.
In Jesus’s metaphor, we’re all ‘The Sons’ of ‘The Father.’
Meaning we’re all the (metaphorical) ‘offspring’ of the divine universe.
Jesus was doing his best to teach a rock-solid principle.
The principle that we’re all souls (from source energy, The Father) who have manifested human bodies (The Son).
“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” — Genesis 1:27
And this metaphor was effective at the time.
It taught that we’re all ‘children of god’, capable of creating wonderfully loving lives if we apply ourselves.
And it’s our divine souls that pilot these bodies, adjust their focus, choose with free will, and direct our thoughts.
It’s our divine souls that tune into the emotions of our bodies, or choose to suppress them.
Whenever I see Christians take Genesis 1:27 literally, it makes me want to repeat myself.
I repeat— lessons in the Bible are rarely literal.
If you stop to think about how you speak, or how your best teachers spoke, you’ll realize it’s absurd to think otherwise.
Most English speakers aren’t literal all too often, and English has over half a million words available.
In comparison, Ancient Hebrew had about eight thousand.
They had just eight thousand words to work with?
Then how literal could biblical authors really be, even if they wanted to? They barely had enough words to describe daily life.
Since ancient Hebrew had so few words, many Hebrew words had multiple meanings.
So in Genesis 1:27, the phrase ‘in his own Image’ didn’t mean ‘looking visually similar to God’ to Hebrews of the time.
It meant ‘human beings are extensions of source.’
It meant we’re souls, eternally connected to source energy, manifesting in human bodies.
Our physical being is an expression of our divine origin.
The Bible simply uses ‘Father’, ‘Son’, and ‘in his own image’ as a metaphor for how our souls extend from source energy to manifest in human form.
It’s trippy to me that people take passages like Genesis 1:27 literally. They actually think it means that God (source) is a bipedal creature, that God is ‘male’, and that each of us is visually similar to God, because we’re made in his image.
“Guys, biblical authors didn’t even have words to describe it any other way!
Jesus used metaphor out of necessity and because it was an effective way to teach the masses, and so did his disciples.
These teachings originate from a parable-obsessed teacher doing his best with an ancient language that had only 8,000 words.” – Me
Still, I’m in no position to criticize, because I took it literally for decades myself.
Which reminds me of another metaphor I took literally…
The metaphor of ‘good’ and ‘evil.’
I took much of what was written in the Bible (with their 8,000 words)… literally.
I saw good and evil as if:
- The world really was that black and white.
- Jesus wanted to divide society into ‘good people’ and ‘bad people.’
- He encouraged divisiveness, polarization, or extremism.
What was I thinking? Lol.
“You will be like God, knowing good and evil.” — Genesis 3:4
Jesus usually talks in parables.
He teaches through metaphor.
There wasn’t an actual magic snake bestowing knowledge or something.
The Bible was just teaching that as soon as your soul manifests into a human body, you can know contrast.
Pain and pleasure. Hot and cold. Light and dark.
As soon as your soul comes to earth, you can experience ‘knowledge’ of ‘hell on earth’ (bad) or ‘heaven on earth’ (good) depending on how you align your thoughts.
Jesus was teaching that:
- We have ‘emotional guidance’ through the contrast of life.
- We have emotional guidance towards what will be pleasurable and fulfilling, and what isn’t idea.
- We have emotional guidance towards what will fulfill us, and what won’t.
He just didn’t have language for it, and even if he did, he would’ve taught through metaphor anyway.
He was teaching that we have ‘negative’ or ‘painful’ (‘evil’) emotions, and we have ‘positive’ or ‘soothing’ (‘good’) emotions, and upon arriving to earth, it’s up to us to navigate and manage those emotions well.
And what’s a quick, easy metaphor to explain this to the people of the time?
‘Knowledge of good and evil.’
He didn’t teach this to make us judgy, condemning people to hell, but to help us recognize the ’emotional compass’ inside us, guiding us towards what’s best for us, moment-to-moment.
Let’s look at another metaphor:
The metaphor of a ‘jealous God.’
“For you shall worship no other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.” — Exodus 34:14
In this verse, talking to Moses, God doesn’t actually mean “I’m crazy jealous.”
Does anyone honestly think that love-preaching, compassionate, Jesus believe God (source) was jealous?
God is divine love.
What this verse means is that:
If you’re more focused on specific manifestations than you are on the process of aligning with source…
…then God (source) won’t deliver results in your favor.
Exodus 34:14 is saying that once you over-focus on manifestations (‘worshipping’ them), rather than staying appreciative of your connection to source energy, then your results and blessings will dry up.
This brings us back to ‘God’ being ‘The Father’ again.
So I’ll go over a few more verses that make it abundantly clear that “The Father” is actually infinite source energy.
In fact, Jesus told us that when he refers to God:
- He doesn’t mean God is an actual person, with person-like traits.
- He knows god is much closer to pure positive energy than it is something out of a kids story or Greek myth.
- He never meant that God is like Zeus or something.
For Jesus, ‘God’ was his metaphor for ‘source energy’ or ‘light’.
See for yourself:
“God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?” — Numbers 23:19
This means God does not change his mind like a person. Instead, God is more like a universal law, a rule of physics, or a foundation of the universe.
“This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” — I John 1:5
John explains that Jesus’s message is to seek, embody, and be light.
So we’re seeking to receive divine pure light.
Do we do it literally the way it’s described, by sacrificing oxen and stuff?
Jesus teaches us to connect with God using yet another metaphor.
The metaphor of filling up our ‘eye’ with light.
Jesus said that connecting with the light of God is accomplished by seeking within ourselves.
“Behold, the kingdom of God is within you.” — Luke 17:21
And how do we tap into this kingdom of light?
“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness.” — Matthew 6:22
Why would they talk about filling a single ‘eye’ with light?
Because like many spiritual traditions, Jesus knew about energy.
He knew about meridians.
He knew about chakras.
He knew a ‘single eye’ was the perfect metaphor, and he used it.
A single ‘eye’ has long been known in many belief-systems as the “third eye chakra.”
Scientifically it’s the pineal gland.
The teaching Mathew 6:22 wasn’t about a literal, physical eye. We don’t connect to God with our left eye or right eye. It doesn’t mean blind people can never connect to God.
It’s a metaphor.
It refers to a healthy ‘intuitive vision’, not literal sight.
It was Jesus doing his best to explain how to come from an enLIGHTened place, to open our ‘spiritual mindset’, in order to connect with God.
Buddha, Krishna, and so many great teachers have taught seeking (& finding) the light within yourself.
Jesus taught this too, but most people ignore it, gloss over it, or get into confused debates about it.
Ask yourself what makes more sense, the explanations I’ve proposed here, or what everyone else has told you about Jesus, Christanity, and the law of attraction?
There are countless parallels between Christianity and law of attraction, but to spot them all would require you to be some blend of:
- A) An above average manifestor
- B) Bible-savvy
- C) Adept at translation
- D) Free of bias
This is a pretty rare combination to find, and even if you had these traits… you’d still need to passionately translate all 31,102+ verses of The Bible from ancient original texts (The Dead Sea scrolls, etc.).
A tall task.
That said, I’ll do my best to show that many of Jesus’s words are his way of teaching the law of attraction with the language he had available.
We’ve already explored a few metaphorical phrases, so hopefully you’re more open to the view that Jesus was teaching law of attraction.
Hopefully the taste of metaphors I’ve outlined so far is making sense to you.
A lot of it may go against teachings you’ve heard from other Christians in your life.
But that’s because many Christians are hypocrites.
And Jesus was not a fan of hypocrites.
Still, to reveal more LOA truths hidden in the Bible, we’ll explore more biblical words that most (hypocritical) Christians think they understand.
Here's four misunderstood biblical words.
‘Prayer’ was Jesus’s word for ‘meditate.’
If he had the word ‘meditate’ back then, he would’ve used it to avoid confusion, but it wasn’t a thing in ancient Hebrew.
The truth is, prayer is just Hebrew-friendly biblical synonym for ‘meditate.’
Jesus often told us to empty our mind of thoughts and concerns. He encouraged a meditative state as clearly as he could:
“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” — Matthew 6:33
Paul preaches Jesus’s wisdom, straight-up saying to ‘quiet your mind and meditate, yo.’
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” — Philippians 4:6
The advice was consistent, always seek a higher (meditative) vibration first.
Let go of worries, concerns, and thoughts in general.
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you… Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” — John 14:27
Again, still your heart & mind.
“Be still, and know that I am God.” — Psalm 46:10
A still mind is the way to ‘know God’ (read: ‘connect with source.’)
“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you,” — Isaiah 26:3
Peace comes to those who meditate on source energy.
And the examples go on and on in verses like II Thessalonians 3:16, I Peter 5:6, Zephaniah 3:17, etc.
‘Meditation’ means to be still & let thoughts pass by, rather than engage with them or actively think.
‘Prayer’ is just meditation with intention.
It’s setting an intention, then quieting one’s mind in order to connect with the divine.
Jesus encouraged people to pray well, because if you pray well, you’ll manifest well, and if you don’t, you won’t.
Beyond that, he encouraged us to pay attention to our thoughts, feelings, and choices.
“And what I say to you I say to all: Stay awake.” — Mark 13:37
This is sometimes translated as “And what I say unto you, I say unto all: Watch!”
Do you think they committed these words onto precious papyrus because the words were literal, and they wanted people to avoid sleep, or to never close their eyes?
Of course not.
they recorded them because they were a valuable lesson.
They’re not literal, they’re a metaphor, one that must be thought about carefully rather than taken at face value.
Jesus wasn’t suggesting we should all abandon sleep or become a night-watchman.
He was encouraging us to be ‘present,’ ‘aware,’ and be ‘watchful shepherds’ over our mindset.
He wanted us to be wakeful and watchful over the ‘sheep’ (our thoughts), and quick to see the ‘child born of virgin consciousness’ (pure inspired intuition), in the midst of the usual chaos of our minds.
When we observe ourselves objectively, with love instead of judgment, it changes brainwaves.
It’s an elevated state of consciousness available to all people.
It was available to Jesus, and it’s available to you.
Achieving a meditative state triggers electric impulses in the neurons of your brain. It activates the pineal gland (your ‘eye of light’) which is often dormant in most people.
A meditative state changes the particles, electrons, and photons (‘light’) in your brain.
But Jesus didn’t have the word ‘photon.’ He didn’t have language to talk about theta waves or the frequency of brainwaves.
He had 8,000 words, with terms like ‘awake’, ‘watch’, ‘light’, and ‘pray’… so he did the best he could.
Jesus’s career, once he ditched carpentry, was that of a teacher or influencer, not that of a linguist.
He used whatever words he could.
So it’s time for modern folk to truly understand what Jesus meant, not the handful of inadequate words he had at his disposal.
Prayer (meditation) literally attunes you to ‘light.’
It’s one of the best pro-active steps you can take to help your desires manifest.
The funny thing is that Buddhists, LOA practitioners, and even celebrities all practice a meditative mind-state more than most Christians do.
And they all tend to get pretty great results from it too, because meditation —or prayer— works.
“If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” — Matthew 21:22
“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” — Mark 11:24
Mark 11:24’s law of attraction relevance is big, but it’s just one example.
Jesus continually preaches on the effectiveness of prayer as a tool for manifesting our dreams.
But each of the above verses make more sense (and are more effective) if the prayer-giver enters a meditative mind-state, rather than just “passionately wishing God will listen” or whatever other version of ‘prayer’ people assume is meant.
“And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.” — Matthew 6:7
Jesus even taught guidelines on how to pray (meditate) effectively.
In the verse above, Jesus instructs us to have a calm, ‘zen,’ quiet mind, with few ‘words’ (thoughts) racing through it as we pray.
He taught that prayer is often best as a personal, solitary act, done in private, even in silence… just like meditation.
In fact, Matthew 6:7 is teaching that manifestation works based on our ‘vibration,’ not words.
It works on the vibration of our emotions and beliefs first, and our words are factored in second, if at all.
Lots of hollow words, without true vibrational intention backing them, is useless.
Meditating to connect with divine energy can be done with or without words, but if you’re babbling or overdoing it, chances are you’re not in the right vibration to manifest whatever you’re praying for.
“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” — 1 Thessalonians 5:16
Again, instructions for successful prayer are the same as instructions for successful manifestation.
I Thessalonians 5:16 instructs:
- Keep your mood uplifted & positive
- Be continual/consistent with it
- Embody plenty of gratitude.
This is essentially how to manifest with law of attraction, too.
And here’s something else that’s interesting.
The Bible’s most famous prayer explains manifestation.
The ending of “The Lord’s Prayer” goes:
“Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” — Matthew 6:10
This verse isn’t literal.
It’s not saying ‘God is kind of like Zeus, with a personal will, just like a human has, and that will is being done in various locations.’
First of all, Jesus explained many times God isn’t whimsical or willful like people are.
Secondly their scribes aren’t going to invest papyrus on obvious, literal, encyclopedic things, when they could be writing deep, meaningful lessons.
I’ll explain what this verse actually means, by exploring another commonly misunderstood biblical word.
Heaven was never an actual, physical place.
Jesus didn’t chill at home sometimes, then occasionally catch a rickshaw to visit the clouds & angels.
Jesus knew ‘heaven’ wasn’t a place you have tea in.
Heaven was his word for ‘imagination’, ‘consciousness’, or ‘spiritual realm.’
The Lord’s Prayer is talking about how aligning our mind, emotions, and vibe correctly in the intangible world, allows our will to manifest in the tangible world.
It could read:
“As I envision things to be in ‘heaven’ (‘imagination’), so let them manifest here on ‘earth’ (‘physical reality.’)”
This relationship between what we imagine and what manifests in reality is touched on again in Matthew 16:19 as well.
Heaven is often seen as ‘above.’
Because heaven is a metaphor for the realm of thought & consciousness.
In Luke 22:10, Jesus said (paraphrased):
“When you see the man with the pitcher of water, follow him into the house and go to the upper room.”
This isn’t referring to a literal upstairs floor in a house.
This point wasn’t put into the the Bible because the scribes really wanted to drive home the point that Jesus hated bungalows and thought penthouses are awesome.
The line is there because the ‘upper room’ is a metaphor for the higher vibrations of your mind, reached through meditation, dance, or whatever gets you ‘in the zone.’
And the first part of it is there because the ancient Greeks believed in the elements, and Jesus knew that metaphors of water would speak to them.
To them, ‘water’ was a state of mind, as were the other elements, earth, fire, and air. So Jesus encouraged readers to go to a higher state, the ‘upper room’ of our minds.
‘Heaven’ is one of Jesus’s best teaching metaphors, but many have misunderstood it.
If you know Abraham-Hicks’s law of attraction terms…
Heaven is like ‘the vortex’ in law of attraction.
It isn’t a place you go, it’s a dimension of vibration, imagination, and consciousness, where all manifestations are born before they become reality.
Jesus knew that.
That’s why he said that the ‘Kingdom of Heaven’ was inside you.
Heaven is inside your heart & mind.
It’s where your thoughts and emotions live, and you access it, internally, by adjusting your beliefs (faiths) and moods (attitudes).
“Behold, the kingdom of God is within you.” — Luke 17:21
This is one of the rare times a Bible lesson actually *is* literal.
Heaven is within you.
The Kingdom of God is within you.
All abundance and prosperity is within you.
Heaven is the infinite divine energy of the universe that manifests into your tangible reality.
Jesus knew that true power and true abundance is inside you, always accessible.
“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal.” — Matthew 6:19
Can you think of any treasures that are indestructible?
Really think about it.
Food rots, metal rusts, even plastic eventually degrades.
But the treasures of ‘heaven’ Jesus refers to are treasures of the mind.
A positive attitude, a developed mind, practiced skills, and a consistently high vibration.
These are the treasures of heaven, and if you master them, you can manifest countless treasures on earth.
Heaven is usually referred to as being ‘above’, because heaven is a metaphor for high vibration, elevated beliefs, and uplifted emotion.
Tap into such a ‘kingdom’ and you’re guaranteed to manifest a reflection of that in your earthly experience.
In modern times, thoughts are generally seen as ‘above’, and are ‘pulled’ out of the air or our mind, and brought ‘down to earth.’
This isn’t random.
Jesus saw things the same way.
What Jesus called ‘Heaven’ is actually our imagination, our consciousness.
And every dream or desire begins in imagination first.
Jesus also knew that if we can imagine it we can manifest it.
If we believe it, we can achieve it.
He knew that things are ‘done on earth’ as they’re ‘done in heaven’, because ‘heaven’ is the beliefs, visualizations, and imaginings.
It’s the ideas and creations that blossom forth from our imaginations, to become ‘works’ in our physical reality.
Speaking of which…
‘Works’ is an old word for ‘manifestations.’
The Bible talks about ‘works’ as much as law of attraction books discuss ‘manifestations.’
(And in fact, ‘miracle’ is just a word for ‘great manifestation’, too.)
Jesus frequently told his followers that they too could do ‘great works.’
“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father.” — John 14:12
Jesus knows society will continue evolving.
He knows that although he’s figured out how law of attraction works, and is able to manifest impressive things, that people will create more impressive manifestations than he did.
- Cellphones? Impressive AF manifestation that would’ve been considered miraculous.
- Airplanes? Same deal.
- Satellites? Literally mind-blowing for anyone from Jesus’s era.
And here’s the Bible talking about the well-intentioned, extra-hopeful ‘believers’ who don’t actually manifest much at all.
“So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” — James 2:17
Belief without matching manifestations indicates that something is ‘wrong’ vibrationally.
The practitioner is misusing law of attraction, and either their thoughts aren’t aligned correctly, or their attitude and ‘vibe’ is off, or both.
Jesus sees faith without works as a ‘dead’ approach to desire-fulfillment, and so do LOA-teachers.
Check this verse out:
“He will render to each one according to his works.” — Romans 2:6
Paul is telling us that “[Source] gives us exactly what we ourselves manifest, period.”
Jesus taught him so by example, rarely getting upset about life’s dramas, or what actually manifested, because Jesus understood that he attracted it all either deliberately, accidentally, or by default.
Jesus knew source rendered to him, according to his own works, and that his works (manifestations) were a result of his thoughts, moods, and greater life purpose.
“Yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith,” — Galatians 2:16
A person isn’t justified by ‘works’ of law.
Being able to manifest celebrity status, massive wealth, or even a sovereign knighting oneself doesn’t automatically make one justified or godly.
Manifesting great stuff doesn’t magically make you a kind, loving person, and it doesn’t mean you can’t fall from grace the very next moment due to a lapse in faith.
‘Works’ is an important word in Jesus’s teachings, and it was his best way to talk about manifestation.
He couldn’t sling the word ‘manifestation’ too much back in the day, it wasn’t appropriate for his audience, so he called manifestations ‘works’, ‘gifts’, or ‘miracles.’
He knew that manifestations were the ‘actions’, ‘results’, and ‘realities’ that arise due to a person’s belief and attitude, just like in law of attraction.
“To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.” — 1 Corinthians 12:7
(“Everyone is given the power to manifest their works, with the intended purpose of bettering lives. Whether each uses that power wisely or not remains to be seen.”)
“Jesus answered them, ‘I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in my Father’s name bear witness about me.’” — John 10:25
(“I told you I’m connected to source, my manifestations prove it.”)
I could go on, but hopefully you’re able to see that Jesus understood the difference between manifestations (‘works’) and the roots of those manifestation (‘beliefs’ and ‘attitudes.’)
Jesus taught the use of:
- higher consciousness (heaven),
- often through prayer (meditation),
- to access a higher power (source),
- to do greater works (manifestations),
- than even he had done.
‘Works’ was just Jesus’s word for manifestations.
The above were some of the most common confusing metaphors but there’s another big one I have to discuss.
'Judgment' meant 'vibrational alignment.'
The word ‘judgment’ shows up in The Bible over 500+ times in some form.*
(*Depending on translation.)
Occasionally it’s used and translated literally, but mostly… it’s a metaphor.
Picture passionate, loving, fearless Jesus in your mind.
Can you see Jesus cowering in fear of a ‘judgy’ God likely to rain punishment down onto him at any moment?
Outside of the rare ‘why hast thou forsaken me’ moment, probably not.
There’s no mention of Jesus himself fearing ‘judgment’ from God, because Jesus knew something important.
- He knew that God behaves more like a universal law than a fickle, judgy person.
- He knew that God is actually source energy, and that source is like nature, it does not judge.
- He knew source was an energy source for the universe, allowing each soul to tap into it and manifest whatever they imagine.
Jesus didn’t use the word judgment because he was concerned about source’s judgment-free existence.
It was his metaphor for ‘vibrational alignment’ or ‘vibrational matching.’
“A person may think their own ways are right, but the Lord weighs the heart.” – Proverbs 21:2
(“A person may think they’re saying and doing all the right things, but source delivers manifestations based on your overall vibe.”)
Jesus taught that God (source) is an impartial, unconditionally loving law (or energy) that doesn’t change its mind.
God (source) simply delivers manifestations to each of us, according to our overall vibration, beliefs, or attitude.
This applies to every topic, no exceptions.
Like a law of physics.
What are the laws of attraction in the Bible?
The laws of attraction in the Bible are mainly this:
If you have positive beliefs, positive moods, and minimal doubt or resistance about wealth (or anything)…
…source will manifest wealth (or anything) for you.
If you have negative beliefs, negative moods, and lots of doubt or resistance about wealth…
…source will manifest poverty and financial struggle for you.
This doling out of ‘rewards’ and ‘punishments’ according to a person’s vibrational frequency looked like judgment to ancient Hebrews.
They felt like ‘God’ was ‘judging’ them either ‘worthy’ or ‘unworthy’ of blessings.
So rather than use weird ‘science-y’ words like ‘alignment’, ‘harmony’, or ‘vibrational frequency’…
Jesus used the language of the people he was serving.
(Plus he only had 8,000 words to choose from.)
So Jesus used the metaphor of a ‘judgy’ king, rationing out ‘gifts’ (manifestations) differently to each citizen.
Behind the words he used to teach the public though…
Jesus knew that holding a vibration of ‘judgment’ or ‘judgy-ness’ inside you, would just manifest judgment aimed back at you.
“Judge not, that you be not judged.” — Matthew 7:1
Many Christians live in fear because they personify God as a petulant, judgy dude who scours their behavior and declares it ‘good’ or ‘bad.’
But learning about law of attraction and Christianity can remove this fear.
Jesus understood that God was actually the impartial, eternal, source energy of the universe.
So he didn’t feel the fear that average Christians felt, and he did his best to help others reach similar understandings.
He knew that God’s “judgment” was just a metaphor for our manifestations matching our vibrations.
“But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.” – Matthew 12:36
This didn’t mean an actual single ‘judgment day’ was arriving, and once it passed, everyone gets off scot-free.
It was a metaphor that meant that everyone reaps what they sow, at the appropriate time.
It also didn’t mean he had to watch every word he spoke or communicate better than the best scholar or poet.
It was a metaphor meaning whatever vibration a person emits will attract a matching manifestation.
- Empty words reap empty manifestations.
- Words backed by love reap loving manifestations.
If you curse under your breath at someone who cut you off while driving, your vibration of annoyance will attract something else slightly annoying later that day.
Likewise, if you’re chronically annoyed by people cutting you off, source may manifest an annoying ‘chronic’ illness that is with you each day as well.
We are all ‘accounting’ for our vibration at all times.
We’re all reaping what we sow.
That is universal law.
Let’s look at another mention of ‘judge’ in the Bible:
“And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done.” – Revelation 20:12
I feel like a broken record, but…
There aren’t literal paper books on shelves in some magical land recording everything you do.
That’s just the most understandable analogy ancient Hebrews could process.
(Apologies to any Akashic records fans. :D)
What Revelations 20:12 means is that every ‘vibe’ you have gets accounted for by source, then matched with manifestations — even after your soul passes from the earthly plane and reunites with source energy.
Jesus wasn’t afraid of God’s judgment, because:
- He knew we each control our thoughts, moods, and choices.
- Which means we each control our vibration.
- Which means source will manifest whatever we’re aligned with, on every topic.
- Which means we have big influence over our lives, and need fear no judgment from source.
Christians who don’t understand Jesus’s teachings live in fear of The Father’s judgment.
Christians who follow Jesus’s (fearless) example, have no fear of The Father’s ‘judgment.’
And the law of attraction metaphors go on.
- ‘God’ = Source.
- ‘Vision’ = Visualization.
- ‘Heaven’ = Imagination.
- ‘Kingdom’ = Abundance.
- ‘Good’ = High-Vibration.
- ‘Evil’ = Low-Vibration.
- ‘Acts/Deeds’ = Actions.
- ‘Prayer’ = Meditation.
- ‘Works’ = Manifestations / Results.
- ‘Sin’ = Incorrect Manifestation.
- ‘Doubt’ = Resistance.
- ‘Body’ = Collective.
- ‘Be Saved’ = Master manifestation.
- ‘Judgement’ = Vibrational Match.
If you use the above substitutions in many verses, then confusing parts of the Bible start to make a whole lot of sense.
Law of attraction and Christianity doesn’t have to be confusing.
Because Jesus taught Law Of Attraction.
- Hopefully you’re getting a clearer picture of how one of history’s greatest teachers (and manifestors) taught the law of attraction through metaphor.
- Hopefully you see that Jesus was able to work great miracles because he understood law of attraction, and that he did his best to teach others to do the same.
- Hopefully you see that many biblical things don’t mean what they’ve been translated to mean, and how they actually refer to powerful, helpful law of attraction principles.
Still, I intend to make an even stronger case and show more similarities between Jesus and modern-day LOA teachers.
Let’s talk about things that go beyond metaphor.
Jesus taught the exact same stuff as LOA teachers.
And he taught law of attraction topics with the same frequency as modern-day LOA-teachers too.
(ie: a lot.)
To start, if you’ve ever read any law of attraction books, you know they talk about ‘believing’, ‘limiting beliefs’, and ‘belief’ in general all the time.
Jesus taught ‘belief’ as much as modern LOA teachers do.
The point is, some version of the word ‘believe’ appears about ~250 times in the Bible.
‘Believe’ (or ‘faith’) is a central teaching in The Bible, just as it is in law of attraction teachings.
And there’s a good reason for this.
Because belief is a pillar of manifesting your dreams into reality.
And it always has been.
It was in Jesus’s time, and it is now.
And Jesus knew he had to teach people the importance of belief, or they’d live miserably, manifesting nothing to speak of.
Maybe you’ve seen the adage ‘if you can believe it, you can achieve it.’ It pops up in my feed all the time, at least.
And it’s a principle Jesus taught repeatedly.
If he were around today, his disciples would make memes about belief, and Jesus would be discussing it on YouTube.
“And Jesus said to him, ‘If you can?’ All things are possible for one who believes.” — Mark 9.23
When I teach people how to manifest, I help them release resistance & doubt more than I help them with belief, because our world has so many teachings about belief already, while most people’s biggest obstacles are resistance…
…but belief is still vital.
That’s why Jesus drilled on about it.
To him, it wasn’t “law of attraction vs. faith”, it was “faith is a core tenet of law of attraction and manifesting what you want.”
He understood both doubt & belief, but in his time, belief was likely more of an issue than resistance was, which would explain why his teachings emphasized it so much.
“As a man thinks in his heart, so is he.” — Proverbs 23:7
What does ‘think in his heart’ mean?
It means believe.
It doesn’t mean think with your intellectual mind, but to believe passionately in your soul.
Solomon’s point was that whatever you believe deep in your heart is what manifests into reality.
This is a basic principle of the law of attraction.
The ideas and imaginings you hold close to your heart, full of joy about them, is what flows into your reality.
For example, if you believe in your heart that you’re undeserving or ‘not good enough,’ then source will keep serving you experiences that reflect that.
But if you replace negative beliefs with positive ones, that worthiness doesn’t matter in order to create, your reality will serve you up things to affirm that instead.
And that’s just tip of the iceberg. For example:
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” — Hebrews 11:1
Faith is the substance of our desires. It’s early evidence that what we desire is in the process of manifesting into our experience.
(As long as we keep up that faith with a loving attitude.)
Jesus taught that faith is what creates our reality.
He knew that the way life works isn’t:
“I’ll believe it when I see it,”
but instead the way life works is:
“I’ll believe it, then I’ll see it.”
Same goes for law of attraction.
LOA doesn’t say ‘we get what we want,’ it says ‘we get what we believe.’
- Jesus believed he could walk on water, feed multitudes with five loaves, and resurrect the dead. He was seen as delusional by Pharisees and many others of his time.
- Roger Bannister believed he could break the 4-minute mile, and was seen as delusional by the doctors of his day.
- The Wright brothers believed they could fly, and were seen as delusional by scientists of their day.
Like everyone who manifests impressive things, each of these people believed first, (despite haters,) and manifested second.
Law of Attraction teachers believe in manifestation with the same depth that Christians believe in miracles.
It’s the same principle taught in two different languages, by two different teachers, in two different eras.
Jesus also taught ‘trust the universe’ as much as LOA teachers do.
This is a bit tricky to discuss because the New Testament was mostly written in Koine Greek.
Why is this so challenging?
Because in Koine Greek, the word ‘pistis’ means ‘believe,’ and it also means ‘faith,’ and it also means ‘trust.’
(Have I mentioned that ancient languages were pretty limited?)
Anyway, we could say that the word trust is used about ~250 times in the Bible, as a ballpark figure.
(Or maybe more accurately the King James Version of the Bible mentions some form of the word ‘trust’ about ~191 times.)
Either way, Jesus talked about ‘trusting in god’ about as much as LOA teachers talk about ‘trusting the universe.’
“Trust in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.” — Psalm 37:4
This might as well say ‘trust in source and your desires will manifest.’
Both statements are the same in practice.
And here’s another mention of ‘trust.’
“Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord.” — Proverbs 16:20
Proverbs 16:20 could easily read “Whoever heeds Jesus’s manifestation lessons will manifest goodness, and blessed is he who trusts in source.”
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.” — Proverbs 3:5
This verse might as well say “trust in source and ignore your ‘logic’ of how you think your dreams ‘should’ manifest.”
Many Bible verses are law of attraction principles or lessons, because Jesus used and taught law of attraction.
I truly hope you’re seeing the parallels.
And I hope it’s becoming obvious to you that Jesus was teaching us how to leverage our beliefs & attitudes to manifest a fulfilling ‘heaven on earth’ for ourselves.
Regardless, let’s look at even more similarities between Jesus and LOA teachers.
Jesus taught gratitude as much as LOA teachers.
The word ‘gratitude’ in Hebrew is ‘ydh’, and in Greek it’s (roughly) ‘eucharisteo.’
And some form of the word ‘thank’ comes up about ~71 times in The New Testament, but the actual number of times the idea of ‘gratitude’ in general pops up in the Bible is probably quadruple that.
One of the most important verses on the topic is this:
“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” — I Thessalonians 5:18
This means to give thanks even for terrible tragedies, which is another law of attraction principle.
- Wife left? Give thanks.
- Lost job? Give thanks.
- Accidentally extinct a species? Give thanks.
This seems extreme, but Jesus knew that the world (‘nature’, ‘the universe’) is always operating properly.
- He got that joy and pain (or light and dark), are necessary contrasts.
- He understood that that contrast was part of how humanity evolves.
- He knew that bad things are ‘part of the plan’ and ultimately blessings allowing us to experience life and find our own divinity.
Here’s another verse on gratitude:
“Be care-ful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.” — Philippians 4:6
To manifest your desires, pray (meditate) with gratitude.
Jesus emphasizes how key it is to pray in an attitude of gratitude.
Let’s examine one more verse:
“Giving thanks always and for everything…” — Ephesians 5:20
Here Paul echoes Jesus’s teachings, emphasizing being grateful for everything.
You’re getting it, right?
Jesus taught gratitude as a tool for navigating life just as passionately —if not more so— than any LOA teacher you can name.
Jesus talked about ‘visualization’ as much as LOA teachers.
They didn’t have the word ‘visualization’ back then, so instead they used the word ‘vision’ instead.
Vision is mentioned ~130 times or so in the Bible, and here Habakkuk recounts teachings about vision from the Lord.
“Write the vision… For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.” — Habakkuk 2:3
Namely, that what we visualize will manifest.
Writing down a vision for your life and expecting it to come to pass, (aka “creative visualization,” in LOA terms) is found in the Bible often.
Plus there’s also science that backs up visualization, and it’s especially clear in athletics.
“Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law.” — Proverbs 29:18
This basically reads “prophetic vision (visualization) keeps people aligned,” so do it.
When Joseph had a vision that he’d rule over his brothers, he was seen as crazy and deluded…
…but he kept believing in his vision, and it eventually manifested.
Jesus taught people to visualize their sh*t, because if you do, you’re gonna get it.
Speaking of ‘getting stuff…’
Jesus taught abundance as much as LOA teachers.
Proverbs 22:2 tells us that God (source) is responsible for manifesting either poverty or wealth.
And Jesus did his best to teach followers that they too can manifest either poverty or wealth for themselves.
“The Lord will open to you his good treasury, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. And you shall lend to many nations…” — Deuteronomy 28:12
In fact, The Lord encouraged us to see ‘good’ people (successful manifestors) as being on the ‘lending’ side of things.
(ie: They were wealth-holders, not desperate debtors.)
Jesus encouraged people to manifest their own income streams, and to do it well.
“Let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.” — Ephesians 4:28
“So that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.” — 1 Thessalonians 4:12
Jesus and his disciples (Paul in this case) encouraged people to make a good living and be so well-off as to have plenty to share with others, and to walk with dignity when facing those unfamiliar with manifestation.
Another verse in Deuteronomy discusses where wealth comes from, and how it manifests into our lives:
“You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth…” — Deuteronomy 8:18
And verses like…
“God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.” — I Timothy 6:17
…Show that Jesus understood that wealth came from source, and manifested in many forms.
He had no problem tapping into it.
- Do you think Jesus supported a huge staff of brilliant minds, marketed and ministered to thousands, and left a giant legacy… without money?
- Do you think he did his good works without wealth?
- Do you think he grew his legacy by being a poor, destitute beggar who people walked by and ignored?
Then follow in Jesus’s footsteps and manifest abundance.
Wise people get them racks, yo. (Proverbs 21:20)
Jesus taught ‘the law’ as often as LOA teachers too.
Often ‘law’ is mentioned in the Bible because Jesus wanted to address the countless ‘rules of men.’
Other times it’s because he wanted to teach about ‘Universal Law,’ the law of God.
I won’t get too deep into this one, but the Bible mentions some form of the word ‘law’ more than 500 times, just like any book on law of attraction would.
Because the Bible and law of attraction books are both about the same thing…
…manifesting a fulfilling life by leveraging the law (of attraction) in our favor.
And you know what else LOA books use a lot?
Jesus used affirmations incessantly.
The Bible is full of Jesus proclaiming “I am” this and “I am” that.
- I am the truth.
- I am the gate.
- I am the light.
- I am the way.
- I am the door.
- I am the vine.
- I am the shepherd.
- I am life.
I am, I am, I am.
Jesus used the (powerful) phrase “I am” often.
He did this because it’s a great manifestation tool.
“Jesus said to them, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.‘” — John 8:58
The words are delivered with a lot of impact in John 8:58, but it doesn’t really scratch the surface of what the affirmation “I am” is really about.
“I am” isn’t just any old affirmation, it’s a proclamation of “who we are.”
When Jesus said “I am” he was using it to invoke God’s power (source), or as an actual ‘name’ for God (source.) For example:
“I am the vine; you are the branches.” — John 15:5
Jesus likely didn’t mean that he, personally, was the one & only vine responsible for all the fruit in the lives of all 8 billion people living on earth today.
He just meant ‘I am’ in the sense that The Great “I Am”, source, was the vine, and all our physical lives and manifestations were the branches.
I am is a powerful affirmation that creates reality.
And Jesus taught us to follow his example.
As in, we should all be using “I am.”
So like I mentioned early in this post, he also taught that…
God is impartial & unconditional, just like the ‘law’ of gravity.
Jesus taught that God was unconditional.
He taught that god was rock-solid reliable, just like the law of gravity.
As I touched on earlier, many Christians see “The Father” as some judgmental deity, looking down and judging everything that happens.
But “The Father” is just a metaphor for source energy.
And Jesus knew that source energy doesn’t judge.
He knew that source is impartial, unconditional, like a law that constantly applies to everyone.
He knew that anyone could use it to manifest anything they want, without condition.
Manifestation could happen free from labels of ‘good’ or ‘evil’, and far beyond the ‘law’ of man.
“By what kind of law? By a law of works? No, but by the law of faith.” — Romans 3:27
Again, concerning ourselves with ‘works’ (manifestations) won’t get results.
Only managing our faith (belief) correctly will manifest what we want.
It is law.
Everyone can use the tool of doubt-free faith, and it’s the only law that matters for creating a fulfilling life.
It is impartial, unconditional, and accessible by everyone at every moment.
Jesus knew this, used this, and taught this.
He taught that anyone can manifest at any time, with zero condition, restriction, or shame.
(But all manifestations are still subject to the nuances of law of attraction.)
This unconditionality is seen often in verses such as John 15:7, John 5:14, and Mark 11:24, and one of the clearest call-outs about it is:
“God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?” — Numbers 23:19
The Bible explains here that God (source) is an impartial, always-applied law that doesn’t ‘change its mind’ or respond differently to different people.
God is a universal energy, utterly reliable and consistent, because it’s not a ‘person’ with a ‘changeable’ mind…
God is like gravity, a universal law.
And also like gravity, the law of attraction applies equally to everyone, at all times.
It doesn’t lie, misguide, misdirect, misrepresent.
It just is.
Jesus tried so hard to teach us all that if you use law of attraction well, you’ll get fulfilling results, and if you use it poorly, you’ll manifest bullsh*t.
But despite his teachings, the many Christians spend more time arguing over trans folk, racism, and capitalism than they do practicing manifestation or elevating themselves and those around them.
Jesus taught proper application of the law of attraction.
In this verse he explains that we can only manifest a heavenly life (kingdom of heaven), by following the law of attraction and connecting to source (Father).
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.” — Matthew 7:21
In other words: “Whining to others accomplishes little, only those who connect to source can manifest ‘heaven.’”
“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” — Romans 12:2
This verse is saying:
“Chill about current situations, and instead use your mind to manifest better results. Test it and see how well you can manifest. Test everything I’ve said here for yourself.”
Of particular note here is that we’re being told to ‘test’ the law of attraction.
We’re instructed to stop imagining, assuming, and debating the ‘will of God’, and instead experiment with manifestation, seeing for ourselves what works best.
- Does being whiny and blaming others manifest a great-feeling life of abundance?
- Or does seeing the bright side of things, investing in ourselves, and serving value to humanity manifest a great-feeling life of abundance?
- Does blindly following some words on a page with a triggered attitude when anyone confronts us create a blessed life?
- Or does thinking critically and practicing effortfully create a blessed life?
It doesn’t matter.
What matters is that you test and ‘discern’ the truth for yourself.
Jesus knew that over-concern on unpleasant situations limits you from achieving your true potential.
He points out that the way to attract a new reality, aligned with your truest desires, is to transform your thinking.
He encourages us always to elevate our mentality and attitude to the highest vibration possible, one of love.
Luke 6:38 is an interesting reference to a law of attraction principle.
“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure… running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.” — Luke 6:38
This verse is a clear message that you attract what you feel, and you get what you give.
(‘Giving’ is an act done with a pure heart, full confidence, and a focus on serving others, not an act done with hidden resentment or score-keeping.)
The vibrational frequency you give out is the vibrational frequency you attract in.
When you feel abundance flowing, you attract abundance flowing.
When you feel positively blessed, you attract positive blessings.
So there you have it.
Example after example of Jesus preaching the exact same principles modern law of attraction teachers teach.
And actually, here’s a bonus point. Jesus understood how our focus and attention work alongside our beliefs and moods to create our reality.
“Look not to the things that are seen, but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.” — 2 Corinthians 4:18
In second Corinthians 4:18, Paul explains that what’s in our imagination is the eternal, indestructible reality that has yet to manifest.
And that to manifest it, you need to focus on the intangible aspects of it.
Basically, don’t focus on the tangible problems you see around you, instead focus your attention on the ‘not yet tangible’ solution you actually desire.
This is a law of attraction principle.
What we focus on, grows.
Source is an energy that acts as master architect, designer, or creator responsible for all reality.
It’s the infinite energy responsible for creating every bit of matter in the universe.
You can look into quantum physics and the law of attraction for more on this, but Jesus surely had some understanding of it.
(His constantly referencing god as infinite light [photons], and his seeming to easily ‘jump’ quantum realities in order to manifest ‘miracles’, are the biggest tip-offs.)
The point I’m making with all this is that…
Jesus’s teachings are so similar to LOA, that it’s incredible to think they’re anything but LOA from a different time & language.
It’s crazy how often Jesus taught us to adopt the high-vibration of love.
It’s shocking how consistently he hammered home the path to manifesting well:
Refining our beliefs, uplifting our moods, and soothing any doubts or resistance through meditative prayer.
Over and over he taught this, because that’s the only path to connect with source.
And Jesus didn’t achieve all this by binging YouTube videos, or even reading articles like this one.
Jesus succeeded by practicing manifestation.
He may have read or studied with an oracle or prophet, but it was Jesus’s practice and experience at manifesting what he wanted that was the main ingredient in his success.
He knew to manifest miracles we must practice (even if we fail).
Jesus didn’t invest himself in following a ‘Bible’, book, or religion.
He followed his own personal connection with God.
If you asked him:
“What religion is the law of attraction?”
He’d tell you that it’s not a religion at all, it’s simply the laws of the universe, God’s laws, which must be understood and applied if you want to live well.
And by teaching this, people wrote books about him and built religions around him.
And remember, he encouraged us all to follow his example in this and do the same.
He wanted us to practice tuning into our own guidance, and practice manifesting the best life we can, fearlessly but with grace.
Jesus’s vision was a world full of love, where people are empowered and able to manifest their dreams in kind, compassionate ways.
It’s unlikely he envisioned a world where everyone’s arguing over Bible verses.
He wanted a world where people truly understood their connection to the divine.
He wanted them to access:
- Their own personal kingdom
- Their own personal dreams and desires
- Their own personal heaven on earth.
Also worth noting, Jesus Christ likely didn’t invent the name ‘Christians’ or ‘Christianity.’
- He didn’t believe in ‘religion.’
- He didn’t insist people use crosses as symbols.
- He didn’t say we couldn’t manifest miracles ourselves.
Jesus was technically a ‘heathen,’ a ‘pagan,’ and he didn’t follow any of the religions of the time.
Instead a bunch of fans, disciples, and supplicants created their own religion around him.
Jesus simply followed his internal emotional compass.
He followed the ‘light’ within him, accessing the ‘lightest’ emotions he could in every moment.
It’s this ‘light’ he said we’d also find within us, because we’re human just like him, with our own emotional guidance.
Jesus was never teaching that all ~8 billion people on earth today need him specifically.
He never wanted others to be dependent on him.
Jesus was confident, not despotic.
But, I hear you asking, what about John 14:6?
“Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes to the Father, but by me.” — John 14:6
Jay, isn’t Jesus saying that he is the be all and end all for success in life?
C’mon, you seriously think that’s what he’s saying?
Look, Jesus didn’t mean that every human from now until the end of time (including primitive, illiterate tribes) had to ‘find Jesus the man’ in order to live great, fulfilling lives and tap into a heavenly life.
He just meant that they had to find the ‘Christ’ within themselves.
He meant, ‘I’, the individual.
As in your connection to ‘The Father’ (source), is a personal one.
And remember, the phrase ‘I am’ is a key to manifesting a version of yourself that you truly want to be.
If you want to reach source, you must use ‘I.’
It was a metaphor meaning that the only path to source was Christ-consciousness in ‘I.’
It meant that only ‘I,’ myself (or ‘you’, yourself) can adopt a vibration that connects to the divine.
Jesus never wanted folks to parrot his metaphors without understanding them, or to take them literally.
He just wanted people to internalize the concepts he taught.
He wanted them remember their own power as manifestors to create a heavenly life during their time on earth.
And if he ever did use ‘I’ to mean ‘him’ as a person…
…it was surely just him pointing out that he was a ‘manifestation role model’, showing us the way to connect to source.
As in, ‘do as I do’, and you’ll manifest greatness as well.
He was only pointing out that although there are many paths up the mountain…
…the only ‘true way’ to manifest well is the way he has demonstrated.
“Elevate our beliefs, refine our emotional guidance, and soothe any resistance or doubt.” – Me.
He meant that his teachings were correct.
And that the overall concepts he taught were the only way that law of attraction works.
He was teaching there was no way around the law of attraction, just as there’s no way around the law of gravity.
He meant that there was no other way to manifest our dreams well, because desire, resistance, and belief are the unavoidable foundations in leveraging the law of attraction and creating our own realities.
Jesus was a charismatic public figure, not a dissertation-level professor explaining things in excruciating detail.
He spoke poetically.
“I am the way” was his catchy way of getting people to follow his example.
But… sigh… the, uh, ‘well-intentioned’ Christians scattered throughout history took him literally, insisting every human being simply must ‘find Jesus’ if they want to live well.
Certain branches of Christianity or the Church may be that elitist, exclusionary, or divisive, but Jesus wasn’t.
And suggesting it is like suggesting Superman wanted to eradicate all biological life.
- Can you picture Jesus turning up his nose at remote tribes who can’t read ‘the good book’?
- Or him scrambling to convince them to tithe their funds to a ‘church?’
- Or trying to subvert whatever their hearts lead them towards?
It just seems silly.
All Jesus wanted was for people to experiment with things for themselves.
He just wanted them to do the work and manifest a better earth.
“A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’
And he answered, ‘I will not,’ but afterward he changed his mind and went. And he went to the other son and said the same. And he answered, ‘I go, sir,’ but did not go. Which of the two did the will of his father?”
They said, ‘The first.’ Jesus said to them, ‘Truly, I say to you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes go into the kingdom of God before you.’” — Matthew 21:28
Jesus was passionate about humanity loving one another in healthy ways.
He just wanted people to practice connecting to a vibration of love, to source.
Literally, he wanted us to practice it often.
He doesn’t want us debating all day long about who’s more righteous, or who has the correct interpretation of some book.
(Even though my interpretation is clearly correct, lol :P)
He didn’t want people speaking hollow words, or calling him ‘Lord’, he just wanted them to apply the teachings.
“Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you?” — Luke 6:46
He just wants us to practice law of attraction properly and actually manifest some good works in this world.
He wants us to excel, instead of grinding away miserably at some 9-to-5, blaming everything on others, or getting stuck in abusive relationships or whatever.
I’ll quote Matthew 7:21 again:
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.” — Matthew 7:21
(“Calling me nice names like ‘Lord’ is meaningless, only actually practicing to still your mind and elevate your heart and connect to source will work for you.”)
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” — Matthew 7:24
The emphasis on making changes in our lives, applying the lessons, practicing, and acting… is real.
This verse reads:
“Seriously guys, listen deeply, interpret well, and apply my teachings and you’ll manifest your dreams on a solid LOA foundation.”
Jesus was about actually manifesting positive works for the world, not all the empty chatter.
Jesus was all about motherf**king practice.
(He also didn’t care if someone swore. He gave props to foul-mouthed harlots, thieves, and roman soldiers.)
- Jesus wanted people to practice what he practiced.
- To follow in his footsteps.
- To see for themselves the ‘miracle’ of properly applying LOA.
“But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” — James 1:22
In Matthew 6:33, James knew that Jesus disdained empty words.
He knew Jesus disdained hypocrisy.
He knew Jesus had no time for pedants, instead insisting that people seek their own soulful connection with source over any ‘letter’ or man-made law, always.
“Seek first the Kingdom of God.” — Matthew 6:33
He was very specific.
Don’t go looking for a church , or a Bible, or a Bible-teacher until you’ve established your own personal connection with source.
Act, yes, but don’t act until your beliefs and mood on any given topic are aligned to serve you.
Seek source first.
And how do we seek the kingdom of god (connection with source)?
“The Kingdom of God is within you.” — Luke 17:21
- Not by traveling the world.
- Not by venting to others.
- Not by doing ‘research.’
Those things come after you get aligned.
The Kingdom of God (source) is in your thoughts, moods, and choices.
You have about 55,000+ of them a day, and most people are NOT seeking them, tuning into them, paying attention to them.
And this isn’t something most religion is comfortable with.
Most Christian institutions don’t want you to seek a personal connection with God, because…
- They make money by being the middle-man.
- They keep relevance and significance by disempowering others.
- They earn by making you ‘turn to them’ as the authority.
Most religious institutions can maintain a position of power, authority, and superiority if you have to come to them, rather than you simply doing the work of elevating your own thoughts and emotions.
(Which, by the way, is a powerful ability you’ve been blessed with since birth.)
Jesus said seek the kingdom of God within first.
Seek it within you.
In your heart and your mind.
It takes focused attention.
You know when you’re paying attention to something, and you know if you’ve paid much attention to your inner thoughts and feelings, your inner beliefs and moods.
Have you paid healthy, positive attention to the topic of money? How about time? How about relationships? Communication? Service? Manifestation?
Talented manifestors like Jesus reach the kingdom of God through focused, loving attention.
But society has trained most of us to be distracted. To avoid thinking. To avoid confrontation. To avoid anything ‘negative.’
But Jesus simply accepted whatever reality was, then turned his focus on solutions and gratitude.
This is why most people can’t manifest, because for most, facing our true thoughts and feelings is too dark and scary.
It’s too unfamiliar, too uncertain, too unknown.
Facing them might mean changing our autopilot lives, adjusting our schedules, or distancing ourselves from certain people in our lives.
And most of us can’t bear that.
It takes actual effort to apply ourselves, look within, and admit truths about ourselves.
But Jesus did it constantly.
He was always seeking “The Father” (source) within, first and foremost, and he wants you to align with source energy too.
Whew! Writing this has been a labor of love.
It may not be as entertaining as a Hollywood blockbuster, but I hope you’ve found it valuable so far.
At this point we’ve looked at tremendous similarities between today’s law of attraction teachings, and the teachings of Jesus.
We’ve also seen how some of the most common words, themes, and concepts taught in the Bible directly parallel similar things in LOA.
But the biggest sign that Jesus was teaching the law of attraction, was the fact that…
Jesus constantly told us that we’re divine, all-powerful extensions of God (source.)
There’s countless verses about this, for example:
“I can do nothing on my own.” — John 5:30
Jesus knew that he (like all people) are powerful, but that we’d feel powerless and ineffectual when our shitty beliefs and attitudes have us disconnected from source.
He knew a person who’s not connected to source on a certain subject, will manifest nothing of lasting value regarding it.
He knew that lower-vibing materially-focused minds accomplish practically nothing without connection to source’s divine inspiration first.
Jesus knew he was human, but he also knew that (like all humans,) he had a divine soul or consciousness that he (like all humans,) uses to pilot his body.
So although low-vibing human action accomplishes ‘nothing’…
…actually tapping into our connection to source is a different story entirely.
“I and The Father are one.” — John 10:30
“I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father.” — John 16:28
(I –like all humans– am a soul that came from source and entered a human body, now I am leaving my human body to re-join source, because while bodies tend to perish, souls are eternal.)
Over and over Jesus said that he wasn’t a paltry, powerless creature, as long as we connect to source (the kingdom of God) first.
Over and over he said he was connected to divine power.
And he said the same of us.
Sure, he says “I” in the above quotes, but we’ve covered how ‘I’ rarely meant him, and him alone.
And Jesus did his best to correct this misunderstanding too:
“Whoever believes in me will do the works I have done, and they will do even greater things than these.” — John 14:12
Jesus knew others could manifest miracles just as he did, and he did his best to make that clear to his followers.
John 14:12 means that “Whoever follows Jesus’s teachings and example can and will manifest greater than Jesus.”
And another one:
“As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you… If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you withhold forgiveness from any, it is withheld.” — John 20:21
(“As source has empowered me, you are also empowered, just like all human beings who align with source.”)
The message here?
If you practice manifestation until you are skilled at it…
…You have equal power to Jesus.
Jesus was constantly explaining that:
- He was just like us, and
- That none was ‘better’ than another, and
- That anyone could turn their life around (‘be saved’) at any moment because we’re all connected to divine energy.
He knew what it was like to be human, just like all of us.
He knew he was a person, just like anybody else. And he knew that speaking the truth in a land of people lying to themselves about so many things, would upset them.
“But now you seek to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God.” – John 8:40
Jesus also explained that he wasn’t always a perfect genius, and had years where he had to f**k up, learn, and grow, just like all of us.
“And Jesus increased in wisdom, and in stature, and in favor, with God and man.” — Luke 2:52
(“Jesus grew beyond his earlier less-than-wise ways and gained more fame and influence.”)
“By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God…” — 1 John 4:2
(“You know someone’s got things right when they admit Jesus was fully human.”)
“Since it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy.’ ” — 1 Peter 1:16
We’re all divine human beings.
In the end, there’s really only one thing to know.
Jesus preached unconditional love, the highest vibration.
And in the law of attraction, unconditional love is the highest, purest vibration of source.
And just like everything else about this stuff, it’s called by many names: joy, bliss, union, harmony, clarity, freedom, abundance, expansion, etc.
Call it what you want.
What matters is that the vibration of love is all of those wrapped up into one.
It’s the purest vibration us individual “souls in a human body” can access.
And whenever we do choose to tap into love, we start channeling ‘miraculous’ things into our lives, just as Jesus did.
And Jesus knew this, and did his best to teach us that love is the highest vibration we can achieve in our earthly bodies in order to manifest our desires.
So is manifesting against Christianity?
No. Jesus manifested things big and small all the time, and encouraged us to do the same.
Then why so much talk of ‘sin’ & ‘evil’ in the Bible?
Is law of attraction a sin, actually?
Well, there’s talk of sin in the Bible for two main reasons:
- People (usually men) in power over the years have twisted the Bible and used it to scare people into obeying them, and…
Sin was Jesus’s name for ‘undesired contrast.’
Things like negativity, darkness, pain, suffering, and death are ‘undesired contrast.’
And Jesus, being a charismatic leader and teacher, knew he needed a catchy name to refer to them as a group.
So he called it ‘sin’, and he called anyone who was manifesting ineffectively, or opposite to their desires, a ‘sinner.’
Jesus understood all this, and did his best to teach people those unpleasant thing’s relationship to the law of attraction.
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” — Matthew 5:3
(“People who’ve spiraled to great depths are the ones who rise to great heights.)
This is another law of attraction principle: The lowest lows create the highest highs.
Jesus knew that contrast, like metaphor, was a powerful teaching tool.
He knew it was the foundation for our physical reality, and that without it, we’d never grow, evolve, or experience the magic of life.
“And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell…” — Mark 9:47
I can’t believe I have to say this… but it’s a metaphor.
Even in barbaric ancient times, they didn’t want a populace running around eye-less.
It. Is. A. Metaphor.
And it means:
“Do whatever you must to elevate your beliefs/moods and align with source, because that’s the only way to manifest your dreams. To exaggerate the point, in extreme cases, even pluck out your own eye if that’s what it takes to get you connected to source, because it’s that important.” – Me
The message was basically:
If friends and family are bringing you down, move away, or spend more time in coffeeshops, etc., do whatever you have to do to get your vibe right.
Jesus ain’t saying literally “hey, go cut your eye out” to align with source.
He’s saying that if it comes down to it, and you simply can’t see a path to healing, then sure, remove what’s in your way if that gets your heart & mind right.
But he also believes that’s not really necessary and that source can cure leprosy, eye-pain, or anything else.
And Jesus tried to make all this simple.
He boiled how to manifest as a Christian down to this:
Maintain a vibration of love, free of judgment or fear, on everything and everyone.
Matthew 22:36-40 contains some pivotal lines.
“‘Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?’ And he said to him,
‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment.
And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.’ ” — Matthew 22:36-40
Always vibe high in unconditional love, aligning with source energy, and secondly, all humans are equally part of source energy, so love them unconditionally too.
Jesus wanted the process of manifesting a fulfilling life to be easy.
(Note: If you want a fun, animated, enlightening explanation of what Jesus meant by ‘love’, Justin Deol’s video is a great quick watch.)
So, are you feeling it?
Is it clear to you now that Jesus taught law of attraction and manifestation?
Is it clear that teachers of law of attraction and Christianity are both teaching the same thing?
It’s all love.
The question is…
Is love as simple as I feel in deep in my soul?
Is it easy to understand and put into practice?
Or will people still fail to grasp that Jesus used law of attraction to vibe high in love and manifest well, and that they ‘should’ be doing the same?
I guess we’ll see.
Either way, I’m excited.
For the ‘contradictory’ Bible verses used to ‘debunk’ my points.
When I see them pop up in the comments, I’ll just laugh.
I mean, Jesus himself often had trouble getting the truth through to scholars, zealots, intellectuals, and people in authority.
“Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter yourselves, and you hindered those who were entering.” — Luke 11:52
(‘Lawyers’ here refers to scholars, public figures, zealots, etc.)
Jesus is basically saying the religious scholars and magistrates of the day weren’t seeking a high-vibration themselves, and were more focused on slamming others, or nudging folks away from learning to manifest their dreams.
Jesus encountered haters often because…
…in a land of liars one who tells the truth is a scapegoat at best and a victim at worst.
And that’s fine with me.
My own family might love this piece, or they might hate me for writing it, or the intro might be too dry or boring for them to even bother with.
They might applaud my insightful take on a master manifestor from humanity’s history, or they might decry me as a blasphemous, devil-worshipping revisionist, blaspheming who’s twisting the word of god.
I don’t care, because Jesus wouldn’t care.
Jesus knew the masses in his time were deaf and blind to the truth, but he gave it to them anyway.
He knew that understanding manifestation was the only path for people to achieve their dreams, and has been since the beginning.
He preached his truth & wisdom as much as possible, but had zero patience for wisdom-avoiders.
“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you…” — Hosea 4:6
If Jesus were here now, writing a similar article, doing his best to communicate how to truly uplift your beliefs, soothe your resistances, and manifest your dreams…
…He would speak wisdom, value, light, and truth with passion.
He’d do his utmost to uplift others, even in the face of their hate, ignorance, and righteous indignation.
So I welcome any ‘Christian’ haters-in-disguise.
I’ll re-quote John 8:40.
“But now you seek to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God.” — John 8:40
It’s fine if haters seek to ‘kill’ me, a man telling you inspired truths that I heard from source.
It’s fine if you feel that judging and labeling me is the right thing to do.
The fact is this:
It’s not very impressive or valuable to write someone off or label them.
Anyone can slap the label of ‘heretic’ on me without thinking deeper.
Dogmatic Christians may argue, rage, and quote verses at me.
And anyone can find contradictions in The Bible to further their own agenda while poking holes in others’.
In fact, you could argue that’s all I’ve done here myself, but if I’m wrong for doing it, then so are any hyper-triggered dissenters doing the same.
I read everything from the perspective of love.
Or at least, I try to.
When people read things, they’re reading through a certain lens.
And though most won’t admit it, they’re often reading with the subconscious goal avoiding real truth and keeping their comfortable, familiar views.
They’re often just out to prove themselves right, rather than absorb a new perspective.
Or they’re reading to feel superior, and find ways to put others down.
Or they’re reading to ‘win a debate’ and come out feeling superior to others.
When I read, am I doing any of those things?
It’s possible, but I sit with this question whenever I read anything, to make sure I’m reading with the best intentions.
And my intention is, whether I’m reading the Bible, or reading rage-comments from the internet, that…
I do my best to see it through eyes of love.
When I read the Bible I’m gleaning whatever value I can from it through the lens of love and empowerment.
Because I know if I was sitting down with Jesus he would want me to do so.
He’d be extremely loving.
And even if he was ‘flipping tables’ in righteous anger, he’d be doing so out of love.
Jesus’s teachings centered on positivity and love, and anything I read that doesn’t resonate with that, I’m highly unlikely to believe he said or meant it.
Because why would someone so obsessed with teaching love, do or teach something unloving?
Now, does that biased lens mean that I’m cherry-picking what works for me?
And I encourage you to do the same.
You’re on earth to live your individual best life.
You’re going to encounter words from all across the ages, and it’s up to you and you alone to figure out the meaning and truth of them for yourself.
I want you to take from this whatever works for you, serves you, and makes your life better.
Personally I don’t think that means getting triggered, but if that works for you, go for it.
You’re meant to explore and discover the truth of life for yourself.
And you have all the tools necessary to do so.
You have your own personal connection with God (source), and it’s with you always regardless of time, space, ‘rules’, or language.
You have your emotional guidance system, your internal compass. Use it to know what interpretations empower you to be more loving, and to know what drains you, or makes you a less loving person.
Only you know what’s true for you.
I’ve written this from my decades of study, practice, experience, and truth-speaking…
…and that’s what I’m doing once again here.
What really matters isn’t how many little holes someone can poke in what I’ve written with their ‘biblical ammo.’
What really matters isn’t whether I’m ‘right’ or ‘wrong’, a ‘devil’ or a ‘wise man.’
The answer to the question “Is it OK to practice Law Of Attraction as a Christian” is in your hands, not mine or anyone else’s.
What really matters is you.
Does your interpretation of Jesus’s teachings help you manifest the life you want easier, faster, and more fulfillingly…
…or does the interpretation I’ve offered here empower you more?
Does your current understanding of Jesus’s teachings empower you to live well and create a great life, or does mine?
Have you tried both on for size?
Have you given each approach a reasonable experiment to feel your own conscience and personal connection with God guiding you as you experience them?
Because disempowered humans suck, and Jesus (and I) never wanted that for you.
And so, what I’ve written here is aimed to give you an eye-opening, empowering perspective on achieving your dreams, just as Jesus intended with his teachings.
Are you able to tune into your heart, and let it tell you whether or not what the message behind my words is true?
Or will you jump to triggered snap-judgments coming from an intellectual, debate-focused mind, eager to see only the surface level of a certain word or phrase?
“For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” — 1 Samuel 16:7
Jesus paid close attention to people’s ‘hearts’ (their ‘vibes’), and understood where they were coming from even if they didn’t speak his language or understand his teachings.
He assessed people on their merit, value, and the love they embodied… then treated them accordingly.
This meant that sometimes he would dismiss his own family:
“And his mother and his brothers came, and standing outside they sent to him and called him. And a crowd was sitting around him,
and they said to him, ‘Your mother and your brothers are outside, seeking you.’
And he answered them, ‘Who are my mother and my brothers?’’” — Mark 3:31
Other times he would celebrate the most brutal pagans:
“When Jesus heard this, he marveled and said to those who followed him, ‘Truly, I tell you, with no one in Israel have I found such faith [as this centurion].’ ” — Matthew 8:10
This might be the only time Jesus expressed with marvel in the Bible.
And the centurion in the verse above was one of the most unlikely people to ‘marvel’ Jesus.
He was a Roman Gentile.
He likely had a pagan upbringing, stationed in Palestine as a man of war, achieving centurion-rank in the brutal Roman martial arts.
Not exactly the résumé you’d expect for becoming one of the Bible’s great heroes of faith.
And recall this verse from earlier:
“‘Truly, I say to you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes go into the kingdom of God before you.’” — Matthew 21:28
Basically, money-handling ‘bankers’ and scandalously dressed sex-workers Jesus said would connect to source and manifest their dreams before his judgy ‘devout’ followers.
“Who’s more aligned with divinity… LOA-believing-celebs like Oprah and Jim Carrey providing jobs, growing empires, and creating positive impact on humanity… or anonymous internet commenters raging about how their interpretation is correct and everyone else is wrong?”
Kanye West gets a lot of hate, but he’s an incredibly accomplished manifestor.
Many would say what he’s done in his lifetime is on the level of ‘miraculous.’ (Elon Musk & Time Magazine certainly thought so.)
On the other hand, many revile, dismiss, or write him off worse than certain other historical figures.
Whatever the case, in the last few years Yeezy went ‘hyper-Christian,’ born-again-style…
…but did you know he’s also written a song called ‘Law Of Attraction’, which he later re-wrote as ‘Use This Gospel?’
Although Kanye never seemed to be the most articulate person, and actively avoids reading…
If he and I discussed my article, do you think this man who wrote a Law Of Attraction song and then re-named it Use This Gospel would understand what I’m saying?
And do you think he’s more effective at aligning with source than you, I, or our neighbor down the street?
Because I’d bet anything he’s created his massive impact on society, culture, art, and the world using law of attraction.
And whether he calls it religion, LOA, quantum science, or something else…
All that really matters is that:
- He experimented with and practiced it for himself.
- He applied himself to see if it felt right or not.
- He saw whether it got him closer to his hopes and dreams, or further from them.
And the same goes for you.
Food for thought.
Some of the best followers of Jesus don’t get involved in any kind of ‘religion,’ and may not even mention Jesus’s name.
Because they’re busy applying and living his principles, with hardcore commitment, even in the face of immense family or social pressure, press slandering, and more.
They’re simply out there creating value for the world, manifesting their dreams, providing jobs, blessing charities, etc…
And though they’re not perfect, they’re out there, doing it with as much love as they possibly can.
Anyway, my point about the roman centurion, these celebrities, and even myself is this:
Jesus often saw the truth of people that the average person didn’t, so before we label anyone as anything, look deeper, just like Jesus would.
And there’s one final thing I’d like to note:
I didn’t write this to ‘convert’ anyone.
I’m not trying to get you to follow, believe, or ‘use’ the law of attraction.
I’m not seeking agreement about Jesus’s teachings.
I just want to offer a fresh perspective that makes you think.
And to share something that may nudge you towards a more empowering life for yourself and the people you care about.
I could’ve been playing League Of Legends for the last few days but I wrote this instead, because I aim to enlighten.
I’d like you to look around at the state of the world today, and ask yourself:
“What has following ‘traditional’, ‘standard’ interpretations of the Bible done for the world and your life in particular? Could more fulfillment be gained with a different view?”
Remember, Jesus and his disciples pretty much spat on people’s so-called ‘traditions.’
“See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition…” — Colossians 2:8
“Jesus asks why do you transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?” — Matthew 15:3
- “Has the world become more filled with love with Christians ignoring the law of attraction? Or has it become more polarized, violent, and extreme?
- Is the world uniting more and caring about others more, or snapping, triggering, and turning away from others more?
- Is maybe this LOA stuff worth some real deep soul-searching?
Maybe it’s time to put traditional interpretations aside for a bit?
What do you think would happen if all the “Judgy Judgersons” dropped traditional Christian dogma and began meditating, seeking harmony within instead?
What do you think would happen if people were actually clear on how to manifest their dreams without harming others?
I’d love for you to manifest your dreams, big or small.
Jesus has taught us all how to do exactly that, using the law of attraction just like him.
The only question left is…
…Does your heart tell you to recoil from the views presented here? To ignore them altogether? Or does your heart tell you, deep down, that it’s wise to explore them further?
Whatever answer you come up with will affect the course of your life powerfully.
So choose with care.
“Hear, my son, and be wise, and direct your heart in the way.” — Proverbs 23:19
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