What Does Jesus Teach?

"Now when Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he answered them and said... The kingdom of God is within you.” ~Gospel of Luke 17:20

"Take no thought for tomorrow." ~Gospel of Matthew 6:34

"Before Abraham was, I AM." ~Gospel of John 8:48

Jesus teaches exactly what Buddha, Sri Ramana Maharshi, Papaji, Osho, Eckhart Tolle, Thich Nhat Hanh, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, and all the awakened ones teach: Be Present. Surrender the burden of your old stories and wake up to the miracle of Now. The present moment is the kingdom of God.

The mind doesn't want to hear this, of course. Mind wants to accomplish something very complicated, and weighted down with history.

Painting by Rembrandt

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