New birth

Messages from Jesus Christ through James Padgett

Who was Jesus Christ?

There appear to have been 240 messages from Jesus through James Padgett. If there is no hyperlink in the message details below, this means that we currently do not have a copy of that message, as it was not published in the initial volumes. Otherwise the hyperlink is to the published message. These messages give us a very clear idea of who Jesus was 2000 years ago, and who he is today.

Author Title Date of Message

Jesus

God is love - refers to my dream of years ago - wants the world to follow his teachings

Sept. 12, 1914

Jesus

be of good cheer - defines the new birth - advice - the will - what makes the change - what he meant by the way, the truth and the life - not God - son of God - not worship him - no trinity - he the teacher of truth - Holy Spirit the messenger of love - I may develop - God son of Joseph and Mary

Sept. 24, 1914

Jesus

be not discouraged - pray - will know that he is the Father’s only son - not conceived by the Holy Ghost -his father, Joseph - born free of sin - his love human as well as spiritual - many errors in Bible - Mrs. Eddy’s teachings

Sept. 28, 1914

Jesus

love of God and needs of mankind - love reaching out for every man - let the lost be the objects of your efforts - opportunity to teach all mankind - the work which the Father has decreed you to do - you are the instrument I wish to use - my love and power will guide you - your own soul be first purified - the world needs a new awakening

Sept. 29, 1914

Jesus

not to be too anxious to have the mysteries of God explained - will later - I am the messenger that he shall use - will explain qualities of soul and spirit preexistence - go to the Lord. in prayer - book I read - believe that he is Jesus - his chosen one - things of this world - promises - good wife

Oct 5, 1914

Jesus

too much worried to receive his messages - trust more the Father will help - promises - turn thoughts to God Nita - he is the true Jesus and the men were his disciples - still working - his sitting on the right hand of the throne - his sphere - God's love around men but not necessarily in or of them new birth - moral excellence - happiness - his love for me

Dec 17, 1914

Jesus

what he desires me to do - give thoughts to God - let all my thoughts turn to the mission which he has selected me to do - he has chosen me to do his work - soon commence messages - do not think I am not worthy - remove all obstacles -only his Father’€™s son - not to be worshipped as God -my brother and teacher - prayer faith - many things in Bible not true - to forgive sin he could not forgive sin - only as God’€™s instrument could he forgive sin -church has no authority

Dec 25, 1914

Jesus

my prayers - men thinking of spiritual things - advice promises - my work - spirits that I have helped - Helen - God™’s love - not necessary to wait until I come over - my earth home - church - the war - the results - peace - his second coming - my length of life - churches will fight the truth - predictions - Catholic Church - its destruction

Jan 5, 1915

Jesus

his friend and disciple - promises - his kingdom - the Father's son - my salvation - God answers prayers - pray - seek - love God

Jan 12, 1915

Jesus

his love and promises - my work - spirits who do not believe in him - my faith - I will receive the divine love - my powers - never said he was God - lived before he came to earth - his kingdom - how he has seen God - closing of the kingdom - his love

Jan 13, 1915

Jesus

not God or to be worshipped as God - how he differed from other men - worship of him as God - blasphemy - only one God - men imposed false doctrines - man not sufficient for himself - men must believe - will give to the world the truth - new birth - prayer and faith - how man may become divine in nature - why he came into the world - morality - his mission not so successful - let not the teachings of the Bible keep me from believing what he may write - new gospel

Jan 24, 1915

Jesus

Second message - the nature of God

Jan 31, 1915

Jesus

pray to the Father, and believe and will be healed

Feb. 14, 1915

Jesus

will soon receive gift of Holy Ghost - how I sometimes make mistakes in writing - corrects message on God - grandmother explained fully - my work - faith

Feb. 23, 1915

Jesus

message: Love of God or the Divine Love

Mar 3, 1915

Jesus

message: Love of man or the natural love

Mar 4, 1915

Jesus

message: the power of love to redeem man from sin and error

Mar 6, 1915

Jesus

continues his discourse on the divine love - my condition - compares the great teachers with himself - refers to John’s Gospel - in the beginning was the word, etc. - who Jesus is - describes his home - what he meant when he said, “In my Father’€™s house are many mansions”€ - ancient spirits - how a man may receive the divine love - laws of compensation - law of love - my work and powers

Mar 9, 1915

Jesus

personal matter - case in court - the extent to which he can see the future - how the prophets foretold - séances - Mr. C. - independent voices - automatic writing - Nita - my time of passing - my selection - Mr. Crowell’€™s book - the divine love

Mar. 13, 1915

Jesus

personal - advice - strange that he should interest himself in material affairs - not doubt that he is Jesus - his love - his limitations - what it means to leave the celestial spheres - how to become an inhabitant of his spheres - my daydreams - Dr. Peeble’s séance - he does not know the mystery of the new birth divine love - natural love - Dr. Crowell

Mar 24, 1915

Jesus

Jesus writes - not having new birth not unnatural to sin - not left alone - description of faith - who the devil is - suggestions from evil spirits

Mar 26, 1915

Jesus

personal -

Mar 28, 1915

Jesus

personal - evil thoughts

Mar 29, 1915

Jesus

personal

Mar 30, 1915

Jesus

personal - dark spirits - prayer

Apr 1, 1915

Jesus

personal

Apr 2, 1915

Jesus

personal - Jesus writes - proof that he is Jesus - the man with the lost soul - dark spirits - my work with - reward

Apr 3, 1915

Jesus

at Coburn's - declared my faith in Jesus - disappointments - new birth - assurances

Apr 4, 1915

Jesus

the result of my declaring my belief in Jesus - my work no man before him ever declared the truth of immortality - faith - dark spirits

Apr 6, 1915

Jesus

work among dark spirits - love and help

Apr 7, 1915

Jesus

personal - my experiences - divine love

Apr. 8, 1915

Jesus

personal - Holy Ghost not God - only an instrumentality - his coming not understood - my selection - not to doubt grandmother - mother, wife

Apr 9, 1915

Jesus

divine love - prayer - help

Apr 12, 1915

Jesus

personal - his messages - dark spirits - my work - evil spirits

Apr 22, 1915

Jesus

advice - not God - go to churches that preach of God's love

May 2, 1915

Jesus

his messages - my works - my home - advice

May 5, 1915

Jesus

personal - grandmother's description of him correct

May 13, 1915

Jesus

personal - prayer - faith

May 18, 1915

Jesus

advice - promises - home here - messages

May 22, 1915

Jesus

condition of world when he came to earth - how the Jews looked on him - John’s privilege - new birth - the other disciples - Peter - Pentecost - Paul - understanding of people now living - advice

May 24, 1915

Jesus

discourse: The real truth of the life on earth and what it means to mortals

May 25, 1915

Jesus

What immortality is

May 28, 1915

Jesus

not recorded here.

June 2, 1915

Jesus

Divine love - why man must receive this love in order to enter the kingdom of heaven

June 4, 1915

Jesus

pleased with my work - grandmother - her messages

June 5, 1915

Jesus

refers to my reading the messages to the Colburns - Holy Ghost not God - no unpardonable sin - spheres as grandmother describes - ancient spirits

June 6, 1915

Jesus

description of his birth and life to time of public ministry

June 7, 1915

Jesus

continuation of the description of his birth and life

June 8, 1915

Jesus

personal - advice - séance

June 11, 1915

Jesus

writes on subject: why man should believe that he is the true Jesus and why he writes

June 15, 1915

Jesus

personal

June l8, 1915

Jesus

personal - pray and believe

June 19, 1915

Jesus

personal - court matter

June 26, 1915

Jesus

personal - messages - Apollonius

June 27, 1915

Jesus

personal - lost faith - evil influences - pray - never in India or Greece - never received his knowledge from philosophers - Dr. Peebles - John - never communicated with mortals through his own voice until today

June 29, 1915

Jesus

personal - court matter

July 1, 1915

Jesus

personal - pray - have faith - the loving Father

July 5, 1915

Jesus

personal - Beecher’€™s letter written by him - on immortality

July 6, 1915

Jesus

adds to grandmother’€™s message - difficult to make man believe in communicating through mediums - churches will antagonize - power of spirit world - humanity longing for the truths - kingdom will be established - how Jesus will be estimated - physical phenomena - my work and faith

July 8, 1915

Jesus

refers to my reading messages at Colburn’s - their beliefs - will have their eyes opened in spirit world - not much of God’s love in their souls - intellectual - Bible - no saint could write these truths through Fannie - Mr. C’s faith - summer will not be long past before he is a spirit

July 11, 1915

Jesus

personal - Jesus writes - C. will see his mistake - no spirit writes in Jesus’ name - Dr. Stone will soon receive the divine love - pray

July 16, 1915

Jesus

personal - promises

July l8, 1915

Jesus

personal

July 19, 1915

Jesus

cloud of witnesses to my selection - he caused them to come - no more doubts - the old prophets actually wrote

July 22, 1915

Jesus

personal - pray more - my work

July 29, 1915

Jesus

material help - selection - faith - physically unwell - will have Dr. Campbell

Aug. 2, 1915

Jesus

his teachings in plain language - truths for all - no mental development required

Aug. 3, 1915

Jesus

personal - pray more

Aug. 6, 1915

Jesus

personal

Aug. 7, 1915

Jesus

personal

Aug. 12, 1915

Jesus

comments on sermon: “€œhe that liveth and believeth on me shall never die”€ - what he meant - belief in him as Jesus not sufficient - divine love necessary - my work

Aug. 15, 1915

Jesus

personal - a number of important truths - my work - Helen in 2nd celestial sphere

Aug. 17, 1915

Jesus

messages of spirits - new birth

Aug. 23, 1915

Jesus

spirits and mortals communicate - why the truths were not before communicated - God's plans - Jesus’ writings power behind the present movement - my powers

Aug. 24, 1915

Jesus

personal - my doubts - Jesus not infallible - foretelling - pray

Aug. 28, 1915

Jesus

his love - his blood - salvation - worship - false beliefs - Holy Spirit - Christ spirit - faith - Father answers prayers

Aug. 29, 1915

Jesus

my faith - results - personal

Aug. 30, 1915

Jesus

corroborates Paul - divine love - salvation - true worship - “Aman” - soul perceptions

Aug. 31, 1915

Jesus

many things in Bible not written by disciples - his blood - new birth - Revelation mere allegory - truths

Sept. 5, 1915

Jesus

my condition such that higher spirits could not write - low spirits did - influence of evil thoughts - evil real - judgment day

Sept. 7, 1915

Jesus

personal - heard Jesus’€™ voice clairaudiently

Sept. 10, 1915

Jesus

love of the Father - Jesus’ blood - salvation - influence of spirits - Bible wrong - John’s writings

Sept. 12, 1915

Jesus

Mr. King’s wife present - pray - personal

Sept. 17, 1915

Jesus

his blood - plan of salvation - divine love - new birth - keep in faith - powers

Sept. 19, 1915

Jesus

his messages - where I shall live - my work

Sept. 20, 1915

Jesus

personal

Sept. 24, 1915

Jesus

faith - how obtained - my mission and power - Jesus - my doubts

Sept. 26, 1915

Jesus

personal - Jesus not infallible - orthodox and spiritualists churches

Sept. 30, 1915

Jesus

comments on Mr. Herrick's lecture - soul - loves -immortality - spirit - realism - meetings - good done - Dr. Stone's work

Oct. 3, 1915

Jesus

personal

Oct. 8, 1915

Jesus

divine love -- definition of faith - soul perception - prayer - beliefs - healings - Swedenborg

Oct. 10, 1915

Jesus

personal

Oct. 16, 1915

Jesus

personal

Oct. 22, 1915

Jesus

spiritual things cannot be perceived with the material mind - soul perceptions - laws of the spirit and of the material worlds

Oct. 25, 1915

Jesus

personal - my work

Oct. 28, 1915

Jesus

about Mr. Morgan - his mother wrote him - Jesus comes to all to help

Oct. 30, 1915

Jesus

personal - overcoming temptations

Nov. 4, 1915

Jesus

personal - my work

Nov. 7, 1915

Jesus

as to the work I am doing - suicides

Nov. 8, 1915

Jesus

discourse on personality of God

Nov. 22, 1915

Jesus

personal

Nov. 24, 1915

Jesus

comments on séance - my work - advice - Father’ love

Nov. 25, 1915

Jesus

personal

Nov. 26, 1915

Jesus

personal - of my experience in bed - he spoke to me - Dr. Stone’s work - promises for the future

Nov. 29, 1915

Jesus

refers to discussion between Dr. Stone and myself - new revelations his second coming - advice

Dec. 2, 1915

Jesus

comments on the discussion on “€œThe Drama of St. Paul”€ - his experience on the way to Damascus - his blindness - he never experienced the divine love to a great degree - John - Paul’s besetting sin - he never taught that Jesus was God - Jesus still working - men’s present condition - their longings - inspirational teaching - who the inspirers will be - writings, the important means - my work - the spirits’ prayers

Dec. 5, 1915

Jesus

personal

Dec. 7, 1915

Jesus

personal - promises - advice - one truth: “only by the new birth can any man enter into the Kingdom of God”

Dec. 9, 1915

Jesus

personal - my work - other helpers - a church - my home - a paper

Dec. 13, 1915

Jesus

personal - messages - the Father loves me - Jesus bestows his love - would see the glory of the Father displayed - love more real than anything in nature - my longings - the divine love shall be mine

Dec. 14, 1915

Jesus

the love that came last night - longings - same love for Dr. Stone - selected him to do a work - happiness - Jesus' work - he is with us - reward

Dec. 15, 1915

Jesus

my spiritual condition - divine love - will learn truths that the world has never heard of - love the greatest thing in all the universe - inspirational talking - his love bestowed

Dec. 20, 1915

Jesus

not with me when evil spirit wrote - band not able to keep it away - another message for me to take - I am much better

Dec. 22, 1915

Jesus

came to cheer me - speaks of the people’€™s worship of him - only one God - what Jesus is - new birth - men dissatisfied with old theology - refers to article “€œChristianizing the Bible”€ and also to article on his alleged saying that he came not to bring peace but a sword - errancy of Bible - truth and error - sin not an abstract entity - man’s will - its limitations - harmony in the universe required - man by his own will brings sin into the world - the remedy

Dec. 25, 1915

Jesus

refers to sending message to man in Vermont - my work - love - encourages me to trust in the Father

Dec. 27, 1915

Jesus

refers to sending his message to man in Vt. - people will doubt source of messages - their inherent truth will cause belief

Dec. 28, 1915

Jesus

Helen’s description of her progress is true - the joys the Father has prepared for those who love Him - divine love - refers to sentence in the Lord’s prayer: “Lead us not into temptation” - will write actual prayer taught his disciples

Dec. 28, 1915

Jesus

refers to Pastor Russell’€™s book “€œSpiritualism”€ - no such thing as fallen angels - no spirits except the spirits of men - many evil spirits, but not devils - never any rebellion in Heaven - never any Lucifer, or any other angel who became Satan - the penalty for Russell - the reason therefore - advice - the spirits actually write

Jan. 2, 1916

Jesus

at Spiritualists’€™ Church - Mrs. Kates did not know the things she predicted and no spirit controlled her - spirit could not make the predictions - her reasons for making the predictions - no basis of fact - the disease - at Trinity Church with me - the people have the divine love - many spirits of mortals who once attended that church were present - advice and encouragement. (Both of these messages on this date link to the same message which appears to cover both topics.)

Jan. 2, 1916

Jesus

warns against doubt as to their actually writing to me - Russell’ “Spiritualism”€ a snare and a lie - never any angels who revolted against God - when “€œangels”€ are mentioned in Bible always mean the spirits of departed mortals - will tell me of the angels who were supposed to have had an existence prior to creation of man - more important truths first to be told - no devils ever manifest through mediums - men’s beliefs as to devils - speaks of casting out devils - speaks of obsession and the law of attraction - obsession obtains today - and if there were any men in the condition of soul development as were his disciples they could cast out these devils - men have not this faith and some believe it would be contrary to God’€™s laws to attempt to cast out devils - but this faith will come and men will cast out devils and heal the sick, etc. - never a miracle - teachers of false doctrines will have to pay the penalty

Jan. 3, 1916

Jesus

comments on Luke’s discourse on the Atonement - Jesus’ teachings to develop the natural love - why his teaching of the divine atonement were not considered so important by men - what salvation is

Jan. 4, 1916

Jesus

my condition better - must not doubt - think of what has been written me - visited Nita - encouragement

Jan. 5, 1916

Jesus

advice as to material affairs

Jan. 7, 1916

Jesus

discourse - many sayings in the epistles of Paul and Peter not true - Jesus is not God - his blood does not wash away sin - did not die on the cross for the salvation of man - did not take upon himself the sins of mankind - the Father did not foreordain his death on the cross - not in the plan of God for man’€™s salvation - neither Paul nor Peter wrote these things and Jesus did not teach them - they do much harm - too much emphasis given to faith and works and not enough to the new birth - many teachings as to man’€™s conduct towards man are true - moral conduct will lead to happiness but will not enable men to enter the Kingdom - why his true mission was not preserved in Bible - the errors in copying and translating - why he taught the moral truths - repeats now: “€œnarrow is the way and strait is the gate that leads to life everlasting”€ - all men will ultimately be brought in true harmony with God - sin will be eradicated - his moral teachings more at large set forth in the Bible than were his higher truths

Jan. 10, 1916

Jesus

continues discourse of last night - after the death of his followers the teachers of the church taught the moral truths were the important things for men to learn in order to gain salvation - these teachings been utilized by rulers of the church to build up power of church - before his coming the Jews could not teach the new birth - they could teach the development of the natural love - ten commandments - natural love never taken from man - the Jews - their Messiah - the great gift not known to the Jews - their conception of God - (continued)

Jan. 11, 1916

Jesus

continues discourse - object of his mission on earth - secondary object - natural love not sufficient to make man divine - object of compilers of Bible - love and almsgiving - good deeds

Jan. 12, 1916

Jesus

discourse on: The relationship of Man to the Creation of the World and the Origin of Life

Jan. 15, 1916

Jesus

pleased that Paul and Samuel wrote so successfully - upon the question of the resurrection founded the doctrines of Christianity - Nita

Jan. 16, 1916

Jesus

finishes discourse on: “The Relationship of Man to the Creation, etc.” - my thoughts not interwoven in the message

Feb. 6, 1916

Jesus

will come tomorrow night and write a message - must write faster - many more truths to reveal - conditions becoming riper every day - I the only one among all the mortals through whom he can write - my conditions soon change - Baha’€™o’€™llah a bright spirit - not the great prophet of God - never received the divine nature - not in celestial heavens - his beliefs of a Mohammedan nature - he may write

Feb. 27, 1916

Jesus

Message: How a soul must receive the divine love of the Father in order to become an inhabitant of the kingdom of God - the true “brotherhood of man”

Feb. 28, 1916

Jesus

has read over his last message - received correctly - will come soon and deliver another message - speaks of the evil desires that I have - not new creatures - explains - “If you will turn your thoughts to the Father, and assert that you are one of the redeemed children of God, you will find that these desires will leave you”

Feb. 29, 1916

Jesus

Message: The redeemed Soul from the penalties which sin and error had brought upon it - the mission of the Holy Spirit - did not finish because of my condition - not satisfactory

Mar. 2, 1916

Jesus

keeping appointments - dark spirits - worries - spirit Morgans - encouragement

Mar. 14, 1916

Jesus

message: What it is that makes a man Divine (I go to sleep)

Mar. 15, 1916

Jesus

will not write tonight - rapport weak - trying to help me - pray more and faith will come - will give me a form of prayer soon - speaks to Mr. Morgan sometimes - have selected him to do a work - he has been favored - his friend and brother - not come or written to other mediums - what will come to us - he speaks with authority

Mar. 22, 1916

Jesus

Writes on subject: How the divine love enters into the soul of a man - describes body, spirit and soul - finishes his message later

Mar. 23, 1916

Jesus

writes on my personal condition - assertions of mind over aspirations of soul - not free from influences of flesh - turn thoughts to the Father - Christian Scientists doctrines - source of power to heal - smoking

April 3, 1916

Jesus

not pleased at my smoking - advice - actually writing - my work - Christian Scientists - how they are helped - faith - God does not personally intervene - works by spirits - Christian Science faith - many of its teachings misleading - is with me, helping me

April 5, 1916

Jesus

must finish our message - why I get into an unspiritual condition - the remedy - promises of development - Nita - her grandmother - Caroline

April 14, 1916

Jesus

in better condition of soul - advice - disproves the worship that has been offered to him today - erroneous beliefs - who he is - wrong beliefs hard to eradicate - must make more speed - give no attention to speculations of philosophers and theologians - dark spirits - helping the dark spirits will be a part of my work as long as I live - commented on in spirit world - will realize my material desires - Takoma will be my home - others will come - Dr. & Morgan already selected - have faith - immortality - he is preparing a mansion for us - the way - celestial heavens - have locality - life therein means immortality with progress and increased happiness

April 23, 1916

Jesus

will write tomorrow night - read the first part - been with me a great deal improving - trying to help in business affairs - will realize

April 27, 1916

Jesus

will deliver message tomorrow night - my soul condition - advice - will be with Nita - soon be together in our home - she is mediumistic

May 7, 1916

Jesus

Finishes his message: “How the Divine love enters into the Soul of a human being” - the soul as the man - work of the Holy Spirit

May 8, 1916

Jesus

with me at Mr. Morgan’€™s - if rapport can be established will cure him - laws controlling the power to heal - difference in exercising power now and when on earth - what rapport is - when the power comes to me - power can be possessed just as the disciples possessed it - what a prerequisite - White Eagle was trying to help Mr. Morgan - will make demonstration

May 16, 1916

Jesus

must not become discouraged - others will advise - Mr. Morgan brought some - not bright - such work not congenial - but interested

May 22, 1916

Jesus

encouragement - personal - will soon write another message

June 3, 1916

Jesus

will write important message - I am happy - letter from my wife true - it is the evidence of what the Father’s love can bring about - I should be happy because of so much love - my experience - revelations

June 9, 1916

Jesus

message - What is the correct way in which a man should live the life on earth in order to receive the cleansing , from his sins, so that he can gain the purification of his natural love (Divine Love not considered) - not completed (Continued June 17)

June 11, 1916

Jesus

smoking interferes with receipt of messages - advice as to - will try to help me - danger of surrendering will to spirits - some spirits never satisfied - my mediumship - need not fear results - my mental faculties - as to loss of memory - advice as to improving my memory - refers to a book “€œWhy are we here”€ - no such thing as the second “embodiment”€ of the soul - no return to earth, etc. - will write later on reincarnation

June 13, 1916

Jesus

continues message of June 11 - (original sin, etc.)

June 17, 1916

Jesus

glad that I could tell some truths to Edward’s visitors - is with me whenever he has the opportunity to impress me with the truths - Edward’s visitors - many will hear and not heed - must preach the truths - encouragement

June 21, 1916

Jesus

message: Why the love of God - the divine love - is necessary for man to possess in order that he may become one with the Father and an inhabitant of the Celestial Kingdom

June 27, 1916

Jesus

pleased with my efforts to find the truth - some of the errors of Christian Science - the want of the true comprehension of its founder of the realities of being - Not a great while until my desires are realized

July 9, 1916

Jesus

I am in better condition - desires to write another important message - need not worry - the importance of the work

July 20, 1916

Jesus

I in better condition - personal

July 27, 1916

Jesus

personal - encouragement - how I may obtain the divine love - have faith

July 28, 1916

Jesus

my soul calling for him - his love - my soul - advice - love in my soul - don’t understand - love most real thing in all creation - how I will understand its coming - work

Aug. 3, 1916

Jesus

refers to sermon by Elder Daniels - Turks will be driven out of Europe - will establish their capital in Jerusalem - will be driven from there and disintegrate - preacher’s predictions as to what will happen after war, not true - peace will be established - He will not come as the Prince Michael - has already come - and is now working - men will not need him as a visible king - no Satan will arise - there is no Satan - who the devils are - pities the “€œsoul sleeper” belief - no battle of Armageddon - except as the soul of each man fights, etc. - their teachings do harm - hard to teach the 7-day Adventists that their doctrines are not true - Daniel’s prophecies have no application to the present condition of the world - no man or spirit could foretell these things - peace will come - do not waste time in reading these teachings - with me trying to show me the way to the new birth - love

Aug. 13, 1916

Jesus

interested in my reading messages & indexes - many spirits present that wonder what they mean

Aug. 15, 1916

Jesus

will soon write a message - speaks of my sickness - advice - the only immortal part of man, the soul - spirit merely the active energies that manifest life - will soon deliver a message defining what the soul is and what the spirit is - soul the ego

Aug. 26, 19l6

Jesus

with me at the Christian Spiritualist Church - describes the soul condition of the preacher - her love

Aug. 27, 1916

Jesus

personal - cautious about reading certain books

Sept. 4, 1916

Jesus

personal - never said to Peter upon him would he build the church - the Romish Church - its destiny

Sept. 11, 1916

Jesus

discourse on the “Sons of God, who are” - encouragement

Sept. 17, 1916

Jesus

starts to write about God - thinks it best not to continue - comments on the preacher’s text, “€œVerily, verily, I say unto you. He that believeth on me, the works that I do, he shall do also; and greater works than these shall he do: because I go unto my Father.”€ “€œIf ye shall anything in my name I will do it”€ (John XIV - l2 & l4)

Sept. 24, 1916

Jesus

message: “The destiny of the man who has not the divine love in his soul, and dies with only the natural love and a belief in the creeds and dogmas of the church”

Sept. 28, 1916

Jesus

personal - my power over spirits - let other spirits write - advice

Oct. 23, 1916

Jesus

personal

Oct. 24, 1916

Jesus

with me at church - comments on Dr. Gordon’s sermon on: No Probation after Death - Hell

Oct. 29, 1916

Jesus

message on the moving picture “Civilization”

Nov. 2, 1916

Jesus

personal

Nov. 7, 1916

Jesus

message on: How the soul of a mortal receives the Divine Love and what its effect is, even though, subsequently, his mind may indulge in those beliefs that may tend to prevent the growth of the soul. The lost soul.

Nov. 10, 1916

Jesus

personal - advice & assurance - love

Nov. 23, 1916

Jesus

personal - “ ”€œ - will soon write on

Nov. 30, 1916

Jesus

the promised Prayer - the only one necessary for inflowing of the love - with the answer will come all the blessings that men may need

Dec. 2, 1916

Jesus

came to write message on Soul - I could not receive it - my condition - personal - time here when he must make a complete declaration of the truths - encouragement

Dec. 12, 1916

Jesus

comments on Dr. Mitchell’s sermon on: “The great Paradox - Jesus the Prince of Peace and the Troubler” (not finished)

Dec. 24, 1916

Jesus

comments on article on Christian Science - will write a message on - Mrs. Eddy deplores that she left to the world so many false doctrines - of much soul development - her highest ideal “€œthe perfect man”€ - her teachings that sin, etc. are not real, all wrong - how evil was created - encouragement as to material things - speaks of his promised message on the soul - when I call for him to come & pray will do so - not God - his home - humility - must not doubt that he comes to me - my work - reward - Morgan & Stone - their work - their rewards - spiritual influences around us

Jan. 2, 1917

Jesus

wants to write on the subject of the Soul - but owing to my condition will wait - will disclose a mystery - no mystery for the soul is a creation of God just as all the body & spirit - mankind’€™s study of the soul - spirit active energy of the soul - men have no comprehension of the soul - it gives to man a creature above the brute - reason - give more thought to higher truths - has prayed with me at night - the influence of the desires of the flesh will continue with me as long as I live - work of regeneration going on - many spirits helping me - pray more - soon be in condition to do the work

Feb. 13, 1917

Jesus

heard my call - promises - Nita - helping - home here - work - will soon write message on the Soul

Feb. 19, 1917

Jesus

Message on the Soul

Mar. 2, 1917

Jesus

personal - encouragement - my future on earth - refers to his message on the “Soul” - Mr. Morgan’s selection, etc - advice to him -

Mar. 16, 1917

Jesus

heard my prayer and prayed with me - have faith - encouragement

Apr. 14, 1917

Jesus

writes in reference to my condition of soul and the necessity for prayer - because of my condition not been able to write - complains - encouragement - suggestions - heard sermon on Luther who was present - not much said that was vital - I am chosen to do the work - “€œto no other man since Swedenborg has such an opportunity and privilege ever been given”€ - I must not become a failure as he was - refers to the prayer he wrote (Following this message came one saying that I must rely on what the Master said, signed by Paul, John, James, Barnabas, Luther, Samuel, John Wesley, John the Baptist and Judas) (and Samuel C. Mills says all the spirits signed the last message)

Apr. 22, 1917

Jesus

smoking - material affairs - worry - will be with me to pray

May 1, 1917

Jesus

message: “The only way in which men can reach the Kingdom of God

May 5, 1917

Jesus

intended to finish his message on the Kingdom but I am not in condition - explains difficulties of communicating - with me at church - comments on the communion service - our rapport closer

May 6, 1917

Jesus

I am not just in condition to receive his message

May 7, 1917

Jesus

I am not in condition - advice as to my professional work - with me very often - promises - in the near future I will see him - not desirable that my clairvoyant powers be now developed - will see him as he is praying with me - he wants me to see him - why he writes so familiarly - he becomes very human to make the rapport - the idea of our relationship - the soul in me furnishes the rapport - why the dark spirits can find in me a closer rapport than in the higher spirits - the reasons why the high spirits cannot reach the dark ones - the power the former have over the latter - how they influence the opening up of the souls of the dark spirits - the obstacles - the dark spirits cannot see my soul development - they all very human - what the spirit perceptions may vision - what the appearance of the spirit body indicates

May 8, 1917

Jesus

conclusion of message on: “the only way to the kingdoms of God”

May 15, 1917

Jesus

encouragement - his love with me - times of temptation - God never far away - willing to help - the love - thoughts that arise from the weakness of the flesh - life - good and evil - sin the creation of man - in God’s universe all is good when I forget love - experience - how to overcome temptation - evil ones with all mortals - condition of soul - watch and pray (Unpublished)

May 23, 1917

Jesus

a beautiful personal letter - message on subject “Who and What God Is” - not finished - will complete later

May 25, 1917

Jesus

desires to finish his message - I am not in condition - my worries - faith - promises - how he foretells - not infallible - explains why he said God is everywhere in his early message - pray

May 31, 1917

Jesus

my condition - temptations - important that he finish his message on God - is present with me at night - “€œwhenever you do not realize this response, you only are responsible, for the love is present and awaits only your earnest seeking”€

June 8, 1917

Jesus

my condition better - would like finish his discourse on God - on prayer - how it is responded to - promises - many messages to write

July 9, 1917

Jesus

I must get in condition to write - desires to finish his message on God - personal

Sept, __, 1917

Jesus

personal - advice and encouragement

Sept. 14, 1917

Jesus

writes about the work of Mr. Morgan and myself - what condition we must be in - “€œwhile in the world must not be of the world”€ - must have our physical comforts - advice as to these - as to work after book is printed - the world ready for the truths - war will soon end - results - Christian faith will not satisfy - our reward - advice

Sept. 17, 1917

Jesus

could not form rapport with me - importance - many writings to be received - the reasons for my condition - material things - worry - advice - things will come - with me in my reading about the various religions - comments - reformers -the truths could not be taught by them - the new religion - comments - what the future religion will be - new birth - Helen

Nov. 6, 1917

Jesus

the necessity of continuing the writings - many messages to be written - many high spirits desire to communicate - messages

Nov. 26, 1917

Jesus

my condition better - I received a long message from a beautiful spirit (Mrs. Stone) - encouragement

Dec. 10, 1917

Jesus

pleased that I was reading the messages - advice - pray to the Father - Nita - encouragement - material things

Dec. 11, 1917

Jesus

not in condition to receive his message - many to be written - effect of war - world’s knowledge of a future life - the only things that show the destiny of the soul - Bible - advice - in my prayers

Dec. 16, 1917

Jesus

I in better condition - my rapport with the soul of the Father - advice - corroborates what Luke wrote - my selection from the mass of mankind - must not fail - encouragement - no vicar on earth - not God - the Pope - how he can represent God - infallibility - will write in detail as to the Catholic Church - the worship of Jesus as God

Dec. 26, 1917

Jesus

ready to write - my condition not fit - advice - personal

Jan. 1, 1918

Jesus

a comforting message on the love - advice - possession of divinity - promises - beliefs - sacrifice - vicarious atonement - what the modus of the transformation - my condition and rapport - why he does not write - with me much today - my work - encouragement

Jan. 6, 1918

Jesus

I in better condition - the reason - disappointed in not being able to deliver his messages - intellectual interest in work not sufficient - rapport - advice - many messages to write

Feb. 19, 1918

Jesus

in good condition - with me at Sunday’€™s meeting - his want of knowledge of what the judgment is - was trying to impress my thoughts - comments on the preacher and the judgment - the good he is doing - how men are constituted - the teachings of the Bible - will write on the judgment - advice

Feb. 23, 1918

Jesus

message on: The Great Day of Judgment

Feb. 25, 1918

Jesus

desires to write as to the way in which, “Christ may be in you“ - the teachings of the preachers - their errors - the indiscriminate use of the words “Jesus” and “Christ”

Mar. 3, 1918

Jesus

sorry I am not in condition to write - advice

Mar. 4, 1918

Jesus

rapport not sufficient to write - with me today - has important subject on which he desires to write - must finish his message on “€œWho and What God is” - many messages to be written

Mar. 18, 1918

Jesus

desired to write but could not - will come again - will be with me at the church

Mar. 23, 1918

Jesus

expected to write tonight - was interrupted - I now in condition - will soon write - my physical condition improved - advice - prayed with me

Apr. 15, 1918

Jesus

with me at church - wants to write on the subject of “€œWhat God has to do with the War”€ - may be surprised at what he may say - desires to finish his message on God - will continue to pray with me - necessary that my soul get in rapport

Apr. 18, 1918

Jesus

desired Luke to write - can now make the rapport - with me at church meeting - I felt his presence - approves of what Luke wrote - Gordon not satisfied with the truths of his intellectual convictions - his condition - with me each night - praying - advice - must believe in the realities of the writings

Apr. 25, 1918

Jesus

I not in condition to write - advice - waiting to write - as to the prophecy in Matt. 24 - explanation - many matters to be disclosed - my work

May 20, 1918

Jesus

wants to comfort me over the loss of Nita - describes her condition - will soon go to her & tell her of the Father’s love - my work

June 23, 1918

Jesus

personal - encouragement - comfort as to Nita’s death - compares her happiness on earth and what she now has - her progress - with me a great deal - Helen with me - remember my work - must not lose faith - the matter as to means will be accomplished - advice

July 8, 1918

Jesus

long time since he wrote - my condition - many truths to be revealed - time passing - John’€™s message on rapport - advice to me as to - the kind of prayer - longing quicker than thought - why I was selected - the qualities I possess - have used others before me - failures - why - law - a phase personal to me - my progress depends upon myself - my two friends - their work - our close association with the spirits

Oct. 25, 1918

Jesus

wants the preacher to read his message on the soul - desires to write - our work - personal

Jan. 12, 1919

Jesus

Advice - about the accident - rapport

Feb. 3, 1919

Jesus

with me and wants me to feel his presence & love - advice - the divine love - nothing in the world of so much importance

Feb. 26, 1919

Jesus

about Mrs. Kates & her mediumship - selects her as one of his disciples

Mar. 30, 1919

Jesus

comments on lecture by Dr. Swain

Apr. 7, 1919

Jesus

comments on lecture by Dr. Swain

Apr. 8, 1919

Jesus

with me at New Thought convention - comments on their doctrines - on the wrong track in their search for God - God not within - God is unknown and unseen except to the soul transformed by the divine love

June 15, 1919

Jesus

appreciates the condition that I have been in during the past two months - has tried to help - speaks of Ella - she is a medium - the independent voice - will help me in the work - advice

Oct. 16, 1919

Jesus

wants to tell an important truth - many sayings in Bible not true - contrary to what he received from the Father - many sayings written by men who did not know - Moses & prophets no knowledge of the divine love - disciples never taught that salvation depended upon belief in him as the mere Jesus - what they knew - the false sayings can only be corrected by their incompatibility with what he writes - cannot progress - sin, etc. - disciples did not understand all the truth - influenced by the Old Testament manuscripts

Oct. 18, 1919

Jesus

my condition - advice

Feb. 9, 1920

Jesus

my condition - advice - messages

Feb. 14, 1920

Jesus

writes on the Incarnate Soul

Feb. 15, 1920

Jesus

am Jesus who writes

Feb. 21, 1920

Jesus

my condition - my work - the law of rapport - advice - many truths yet to be revealed - advice

Mar. 7, 1920

Jesus

interested in the origin of the soul - will continue it in his message on the Incarnate Soul - the origin of the soul not due to emanation or traducianism - or creation except as explained - try to get in condition, etc.

Mar. 13, 1920

Jesus

writing on the two destinies of man in the spirit world - comments on Dr. Pierce’s sermon on religion

Mar. 21, 1920

Jesus

in much better condition - advice

Apr. 13, 1920

Jesus

my condition - advice - must bring writings to a close

Apr. 19, 1920

Jesus

in better condition than for a long time - comments on sermon of Unitarian preacher - also on the Presbyterian preacher’€™s sermon on Samuel, “€œhis demand upon the people to behold him and then bring any charge of unrighteousness.”€ Samuel present at church

May 2, 1920

Jesus

writes on the “condition of the people who think they have received the divine love when they have not.” The Holy Spirit

May 10, 1920

Jesus

many messages to be written - can come only through my mediumship - Mr. Morgan’€™s work - myriads of spirits present when he gives his talk - he is mistaken when he thinks he can start the work - I will not receive all the truths of the Infinite - the revelation of truth will never have a finality - my condition delays the work

June 1, 1920

Jesus

message on Immortality

June 2, 1920

Jesus

always anxious to write - with me as Dr. & I discussed spiritual things - many spirit friends with you - my condition - rapport

July 19, 1920

Jesus

comments on the preacher’s sermon on God - “His great gift is the divine love, and these things of the material he leaves to his ministering spirits to bestow.” - my work

Sept. 19, 1920

Jesus

(Added) Jesus Approving and emphasising what Judas has written.

March 21, 1922

There are no more messages recorded from Jesus, and James Padgett passed into spirit on March 17th, 1923.