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Will Christianity be the first religion to die of natural causes?

Will Christianity be the first religion to die of natural causes?
Christianity is the most popular religion in the West, however this old glue horse is dying in the West and ready to go out to pasture, by the latest surveys. Results of this has been showing for many decades now, with abandoned churches being bulldozed, sold off and converted into studio apartments. A 2021 study from Lifeway Research, based on data from three-dozen denominations, found that 4,500 churches closed in 2019.
Is Christianity dying? Almost 40% (38.9 per cent) of Australia’s population reported having no religion in the 2021 Census, an increase from 30% since 2016. The 60% of Australians left, breaks up into all the multiple religions, making Christianity smaller than the non-religious in Australia.
The latest British Social Attitudes Survey has shown that the share of the population belonging to no religion has continued to grow, now standing at 53%. That is more than half the population of the UK.
Nearly one in four Americans (23%) are not religious, which has been one of the most religious Western countries in the world. About three-in-ten Canadians say they are either atheist (8%), agnostic (5%) or “nothing in particular” (16%).
Eurobarometer European survey of 2019, has revealed that there are 17%,
non believer/Agnostic account throughout Europe and 10% Atheist, making 27% of Europeans non-religious.
Atheism is a growing personal enlightenment, which unlike religion does not suppress, indoctrinate or Crusades in wars for their cause. Some will say out of ignorance, that Communism is atheism, however Communism is political, atheism is not. Freedom of thought is why atheism is winning this battle without a single drop of blood. At this rate, God will be assigned with all the other un-worshipped musky old gods from forgotten mythology in no time.
This wave of atheism is also hitting the very religious Middle East. In the World Values Survey conducted from 2010 to 2014, results show that in Yemen, Jordan, and Iraq, fewer than 0.5% of those surveyed self-defined themselves as atheists; meanwhile, the highest percentage of self-defined atheists within the Middle East was in Kuwait, at 0.8%. The numbers will be greater, because in many of these countries it is illegal to be atheist on penalty of death.
This slow-wave is hitting Africa. In a 2012 Gallup poll, it was found that 7% of all Africans claiming they are “not a religious person. ” Considering the lack of resources to education in vast parts in this continent of Africa and it’s heavy religious influences, this is a healthy percent.
Of the global atheist and non-religious population, 76% reside in Asia and the Pacific. According to a Pew Research Center study released in 2012, more than 1.1 billion people—roughly one-in-six (16%) people worldwide at the time—considered themselves “religiously unaffiliated”.
Survey results are showing that the world is steadily changing towards non-belief and it looks like religion will see it’s end day. Perhaps the apocalypse should now really means, the revealing of the end of world religions through enlightenment.

Morning Prayer for clarity, Laudes matutinas…

Wondering if this a rational argument for God?, while performing my Morning Prayer, flash backs of my awakening over the last few years came back to me, this is not an awe inspiring affair, its rather going back to what is simple and natural and yet seeing what things have in common.

Seeing the simplicity and commonality in things, whereas God appears to me in my morning prayer as not a being, but a way, a path within…

What was noticed on this journey of awakening, was the color sequence of the sun which God created, the color it seems to take as it rises and sets in the morning.

Red, orange, yellow, white or green etc, Green if your in space.

This color sequence matches the sequence of colors the Chakra’s or energy centers take on in Indian or Asian spiritual philosophy, it is also the color sequence on our planet.

While some have realized through the act of their morning prayer, that they must deliberately give up the energy within these energy centers to see a bigger picture.

What is needed is to sacrifice your own wants and needs or your own desires and pleasures for the betterment of life.

This is not any easy thing to do, as the mind etc will continually convince you to stop.

And yet if you continue you are becoming good , becoming more aware of how you treat and view life inside and around you, making you more harmonious with life.

Taking the path of good, God or eternal life.

Now the reason I mentioned that the color sequence of these energy centers are the same as our sun’s ascent in the morning, is that if you are sensitive enough to the energies and subtle life forces around you, the Universe will almost feel like a sun rising inside you at some point to turn you inside out and back to being selfless.

Back to being good, where you realize that the only way to create sustainable life within and without is to take this path they call God within…

This path is like having a snake or fire 🔥 wind its way up you showing you the positive and negative in everything.

To the point where your feelings and mind are all over the place, where no decision can be made only to let go of control and trust that the Universe has your back.

This thing that guides within calls itself God, don’t ask me why.

While a recent dream had of a twin flame meditation… Reveals how to awaken the heart.

Waking up at 4:30.. am every morning, sitting up, spine erect..

Eyes open for half an hour, sit with feet and palm’s together in praying motion 🙏…

Your heart will begin to open up, once you can feel love in your heart your vibrating on that frequency, you’ll see better romantic interactions over time with this meditation…

Your basically giving up that which is below you, to find love with life, not to control it or use it for your own gratification…

There is powerful energy at this time in the morning, you can channel it.

The following passages within the Bible, demonstrate the importance of praying in the evening and early in the morning.

Psalm 4:4.

An evening prayer of confidence.

Pslam 4. – A pslam of David.

Living amidst deceitful and lieing people, the psalmist affirms his trust in God because he has experienced God’s goodness and favour. He can go to bed in peace. To be used profitably as an evening prayer.

Holy Bible app, Psalm 4.

1. Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

2. O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.

3. But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.

4. Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

5. Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.

6. There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

7. Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

8. I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.

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Psalm 4:1.

Answer me when I call, O God, my Justice! when I was in distress, you gave me solace. have compassion on me, and hear my plea.

2. How long, you mortals, will you harden your hearts? How long will you delight in deceit? How long will you love what is false?

3. You must know that the LORD does wonders for his faithful people;

the LORD hear’s me when I call to him.

4. In your anger do not sin: ponder in your own heart when you are on.

5. Offer right sacrifices, and put your trust in the LORD.

6. Many ask, “when are we to see better times? Let your face shine upon us, O Lord!”.

7. Let them rejoice in their abundant wine and grain; you have given far more to me.

8. I lie down, and at once i sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me rest in safety.

An evening prayer of confidence.

Pslam 4. – A pslam of David.

Living amidst deceitful and lieing people, the psalmist affirms his trust in God because he has experienced God’s goodness and favour. He can go to bed in peace. To be used profitably as an evening prayer.

Mark 1:35.

Jesus knew of the value and importance of praying early in the morning, while this is reflected within the following verse.

Jesus prays in a solitary place.

Mark 1:35 And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed”.

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Pslam 5. – A pslam of David.

In various religious traditions, early morning is considered a favourable time to meet God. At Daybreak, the psalmist turns to God with his plea for justice.

1. O Lord , listen to my words, and see my distress, my sad plight.

3. O Lord, at Daybreak you hear my voice; at daybreak i place my case before you and wait expectantly.

7. But i, by your abundant love, will come into your house. In reverence i bow down and worship at your holy Temple.

11. But let those who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy.

Let your deliverence shield them, that those who love your name may praise you in gladness.

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Psalm 5.

1. Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation.

3. My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.

7. But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

11. But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

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