spirit? To who or which direction? By who?
will define spiritual
guidance as the facilitating of our relationship with God.
often used as a 'control aide' by Nicolatian churches. They
appoint some person ( often a fornicator ) as the one to guide you and
your spirit, supposedly to God. I tell you right now that all
guidance is in the book and that all you need to do is read the Gospel,
believe it and follow it.
A person who has already
read and studied the Gospel can indeed answer some questions etc. or a
group of people (a real church/assembly of Christians) can indeed give
real guidance to a newcomer, but as soon as this person has read,
and surrendered to the Gospel he/she no longer requires anyone's
for they themselves now understand the very simple Gospel of
- through 'his' divine guidance. No other guidance can be
that which is taught in the book; as it is written:
Who receives you receives me, and who receives me receives him who has
sent me. So any guidance should be the same Christ
to the guide. Nobody or church is invited to teach their own