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Zeph Daniel's New Age Doctrines

Fake Paths: Hinduism and Universalism 

The following report is an exposure of the New Age doctrines promoted in Zeph Daniel's article, "Z: THERE IS NO ONE LIKE YAHUSHUA." Zeph's article has been quoted in entirety. Many of his New Age statements are in bold text. --My comments and posted quotations are in bold blue text.

Z: THERE IS NO ONE LIKE YAHUSHUA

Phi 3:20 For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Yahushua Messiah:

Phi 3:21 Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.

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Other traditions, such as the Vedic tradition in India, talk about the Narrow path, as Yahushua did. “The path (of God) is narrow as a razor,” claims the Katha Upanishad. Yahushua said, “Narrow is the path and few who find it.” Matthew 7:14

In the above paragraph, Zeph likened the Vedic tradition with the narrow way of the Holy Bible. The Vedic tradition is definitely opposed to the faith once delivered unto the saints:

The Vedic Path does not rely on faith or beliefs alone, but offers the methodologies that a person can use to refine one's consciousness.

[my comment: The methodologies employed to refine or raise one's consciousness are occult in nature and require one to interact (either knowingly or unknowingly) with unclean spirits. Stewart Best also teaches that the "Narrow Way" is a methodology!]

The Vedic tradition teaches the New Age doctrine of no absolute truth:

The Vedic approach knows that the Absolute can be perceived in different ways, thus the Vedic system accommodates this and allows for the individual to pursue the level of Truth that he or she wants to perceive.

(Quotes source: VNN Editorial Vedic Culture)


Basically, the spirit of Yahweh is in everything created by Him… as all things are under His will. Free will is pre-determined in the creation, as the Father knows all choices that will be made forever. Thus, the sole purpose of our lives is to emancipate WITHIN… that is, the soul, made in the likeness of Elohim, coming to know its creator and thus submitting (service), that all souls might one day emancipate to know the Creator. Thus, when Yahushua said “the Kingdom of God is within you (Luke 17:21), it means that the real work of submission to Yahweh occurs within each person—the narrow path indeed is within. God dwells in us, and that divine inner knowing also constitutes the narrow path, submitting to the still-small voice of Yahweh and quenching our own desires.

Zeph's remark, "Basically, the spirit of Yahweh is in everything created by Him..." is Hindu Panentheism. Panentheists believe:

God is in all things, and all things are in God.

(Quote source: Bhagavad Gita, A Hindu Pantheism)

The Spirit of God is the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is not in all things. The Holy Spirit indwells the Christian, the follower of Jesus Christ:

For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? (1 Cor. 3:11, 16)

Zeph also promotes the "God is in all things" Hindu Panentheism doctrine in his article, Z: The Path Tracks:

Yahushua is not simply the distant godhead, but is in all things… who fills us with the Holy Spirit in Agape… He is the I AM, and he is YHWH-Salvation.

This is done through the power of Christ, the supernatural power of the Godhead… we simply need to of our own free will choose to walk with Him, and He opens the gate and we walk. He guides us, councils us, and hedges up the way… we keep Him before us at all times. We are in submission to Him, and thus, what we receive, what we give, is also ordained by Him, not ourselves, and to the extent that our egos and our pride extinguishes, that is the extent that we remain on the narrow path, and thus we begin to recognize others also on this path.

Mat 18:3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Yes, we are to be children in humility and in malice, but in understanding of the doctrine of the Lord Jesus Christ, we are to be as men:

Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men. (1 Cor. 14:21)

Those who do not abide in the doctrine of [The Lord Jesus] Christ do not have God:

Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son. 2 Jn. 1:9

And again, the Kingdom of Heaven is within—the child we lost is within as well. When we follow Him, and begin the walk on the narrow path, we become as little children, as Yahweh provides for our needs, and miracles are witnessed daily—as the world in general does not provide for those who have turned away, from carnality to spirituality, from the wide path to the narrow path.


Our sustenance is seen as miraculous, as the Father gives all of us what we need for the journey, wherever he would have us serve Him. We have received shelter, provision and fellowship since beginning this journey. We have received insight, wisdom and knowledge of the world… we have received protection, understanding, forgiveness and supernatural capabilities (to persevere)… He makes the way straight, not us, and this is how the walk with Yahushua differs from other traditions.

I had taught before that the problem with Hinduism, to use but one example, is in the phrase atman=Brahman… or the self=Self… or, if you like, God within man is equal to God the external creator.

[Zeph's remark, "the problem with Hinduism..." does not remedy the fact that he teaches Hindu doctrines throughout this article as well as in many other articles on his website.]

Some teach that atman is simply the spirit of God… the small aspect of God within each person. This would be more correct, and closer to our walk. However, Yahushua teaches that the Kingdom of God is within us… and that we must access it as little children.

Now, little children simply believe and do…they do not try to reason a thing. They tend to jump in and figure the rest out later. That is how Yahweh would like us—to simply do His will as children… and in so doing he opens the gates of Heaven in our lives.

Christians must not jump in when they read articles peppered with New Age jargon and "figure the rest out later." God requires his children to test everything:

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. 1 Thess. 5:21


I have little doubt that some on the Vedic narrow path are on the path of God, the Almighty… and many of these proclaim Yahushua! As mere mortals cannot remain on the narrow path with all the forces of darkness trying to hold us back. I write to you about this because I know many people devoted to Yah Veh around the world, and all are on the path more or less.

All who desire Elohim, God, will have him, no matter where they are in the world, or what their tradition is.

Zeph's remark, "I have little doubt that some on the Vedic narrow path are on the path of God, the Almighty…" is New Age philosophy. The Vedic narrow path is the path to self-realization as taught by the Upanishads:

The Vedic tradition reveals a progressive growth of divine-human relationship in four stages: relationship through poetry (Samhithas), relationship through ritual or sacrifices (brahmanas), relationship through meditations in the forest (aranyakas) and finally self-realization (Upanishads).  

(Quote source: Nonduality in the Vedic and Biblical Traditions)

Zeph's statements, "All who desire Elohim, God, will have him, no matter where they are in the world, or what their tradition is" and "all are on the path more or less" is the "no absolute doctrines allowed" religion of globalism. 

Standing fast in the Christian faith does not include practicing any kind of tradition (Such as Vedic traditions): 

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle. 2 Thess. 2:15

New Age (occult) traditions are appealing by design but the end are the ways of death:

There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. (Proverbs 16:25)

In attaining God, within, a person is usually shown the Son… this can happen through the television, other people, a conversion experience, etc. Those who earnestly seek God from wherever they are in the world will find Him… as God is not shy!

God is not attained by "going within." Going within is initiation.

New Age religions teach that one must go within to come in contact with the divine:

You go to books and you study the lives of other people, but most importantly, you go within. You go deep within yourself through the contemplative techniques, and you come in contact with the Light and Sound of God.

(Quote source: Eckankar How to Find God)

Yes, the kingdom of heaven is within because after a person has by faith committed himself to the Lord Jesus Christ he has a desire to please God in his daily walk, but God is not found by going within oneself.

 The Bible tells us how to to be reconciled to God:

And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. 2 Tim. 3:15

Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

Jesus told the Saducees (who did not really respect the authority of the scriptures and leaned toward hellenism) that they erred because they did not know the scriptures or the power of God:

Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God. Mat. 22:29

We must beware because we too will err if we do not know (and cling to) the scriptures and if we entertain doctrines from other "scriptures" such as the Vedas— the sacred scriptures of the Hindus and the Upanishads. If we bid God speed to those who "bring not the doctrine of Christ" but who bring Hindu doctrines as well, we will be ensnared into embracing another spirit who is not the Spirit of Jesus Christ. (See 2 Cor. 11:4

Stewart Best has his own version of the unscriptural "go within" initiation doctrine. Beware, Zeph is also pushing the "go within" (soul emancipation) New Age agenda, but with different terminology.

It is time for devoted Christians, those who follow Yahushua, to know that there are many devoted children of God around the world, separated from the world system, and walking on the Narrow Path, the razor’s edge… a treacherous path in some societies.

It is the leaders of the New Age movement who declare that Christians are not the only ones who are the children of God. The Bible is clear that it takes more than separating oneself from the things of the world (such as the ascetic lifestyle of the yogi) to be a child of God. We become a children of God by faith in Jesus Christ:

For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. Gal. 3:26

It is those who are led of the Spirit of God [the God who is revealed in the Holy Bible] who are the sons of God:

For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. Rom. 8:14

Zeph likens the "narrow way that leads to life" to the Razor's Edge. This is provably wrong. The narrow way that leads to life is the Christian walk. The Christian must deny ungodliness and worldly lusts and live soberly, righteously and godly in this present world. This is what it means to walk after the [Holy] Spirit and not fulfill the lusts of the flesh. There is nothing mystical or hidden [occult] about the life of denying self, taking up our cross and following Jesus. 

Zeph's often-quoted term, "The Razor's Edge," (which he wrongly equates with the biblical narrow way) was taken from The Katha-Upanishad:

Arise! Awake! Approach the great and learn. Like the sharp edge of a razor is that path, so the wise say--hard to tread and difficult to cross.

(Quote source: Katha Upanishad)

The Upanishads teach:

The path of wisdom leads to the Self, to Atman. The path of ignorance leads to the pursuit of only worldly pleasures.

(Quote source: The Katha Upanishad)

Zeph Daniel's "The Razor's Edge" doctrine is the teaching of the Vedic Upanishads. The Bible does not say that "the path of wisdom leads to the self"! The Christian scriptures teach:

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. Prov. 9:10

The reason Yahushua is so feared is because he adds the supernatural ability for his children to complete their journey, and emancipate to the Kingdom within…as each soul is on a journey of liberation into eternity. Some souls will kick and scream and try to remain in the world, but ultimately, they cannot—as the eternal world is all that is real, the temporal world is of course an illusion.

Zeph's remark about the temporal world being an illusion is a foundational teaching of Hinduism:

Maya is the belief that everything, which one sees in this world is illusion, a product of the individual's own failed interpretation and self-delusion. It is one of the foundations of the Hindu faith.

(Quote source: Differences Between Hinduism and Buddhism)



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SO WHAT HAPPENED TO THE WORLD?

If you are reading this, by now you are seeing the fulfillment of a series of prophecies I was given recently regarding the world and the events. Their system has collapsed in the spirit, and thus their plans of a one-worldism have been put back…they have lost the thread, lost the power, and all is pushed to the next generation. I began prophesying about this in the Spring of 2004… and those of you reading this have simply skipped soul tracks…i.e. you have skipped dimensions.

Yes! You have much to do with what you experience! So prophecy is very much an inner and outer reality—I was really prophesying that we would skip tracks and not be in a draconian world this summer .

Their magic is gone, as it is based on a lie, and the “FEELING” is gone. They can’t get it back, though they try. Lambs are no longer victims, but now realize that everything they experience, as God-humans with God-minds (as opposed to worldly minds or young minds), is contingent on their soul’s journey to completion at the Wedding Feast in the Kingdom (eternity, or the real world).

God's people are not "God-humans"! We do not possess divinity. This is New Age, Vedic doctrine.

Those who have understood this recently have suddenly arrived in a whole new world—the Narrow Path lead out.

This does not mean that you will not see terror or that you will not be tested in your vessels. What it does mean is NOT NOW. You were given time for this teaching about who you are in Yahushua…what it means.

Who you are in the Lord Jesus Christ is definitely not a God-human. If you have accepted the doctrine that you are a combination of God and human being (God-human), you have accepted a doctrine of devils. You must renounce this blasphemous doctrine in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. 

We evangelize and spread the good news about REALITY, so that others desiring God around the world will hear of Yahushua, who gives us the supernatural ability to complete our journey. Yahushua is salvation.

Yahushua is the true light. Yahushua is the only Son of God manifested in the world.

Recently, I have quoted wisdom from those who are not Christian, and you can see that wisdom abounds, and the reverence to God abounds around the world—you can see that Christians do not have a corner on the market of wisdom or truth. Indeed, all people who serve God and Truth have Yahushua, whether consciously or not!

Zeph's practice of quoting from "those who are not Christian" and his statement, "Christians do not have a corner on the market of wisdom or truth" is the way of those who are on the Vedic path:

The Vedic path also makes no restrictions on our right to use whatever resources we can to help ourselves understand our spiritual nature. This it is why Vedic followers can look at any religion and find truth in it.

(Quote source: VNN Editorial Vedic Culture)


And most people in the world today have at least heard of Christ’s passion on the cross and what it means, that Yahweh took on the form of a human being, and was punished for the sins of mankind. He rose on the 3rd day and redeemed all mankind, all who will yield and trust him. Those who do are filled with the Ruach Ha Kodesh, the Holy Sprit of Elohim within their vessels… all these walk the narrow path, and not neccesarily those who gather in churches… Yahushua never told us to gather in churches anyway. Jude told us that Paul’s churches were corrupt. And so be it. All souls in churches are early in their emancipation…and these who heal are brought out of the systems of man, church and otherwise. Temple and otherwise.

Zeph's remark, "Jude told us that Paul's churches were corrupt" is false. Jude warned about 

"certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ." (Jude 4)

Zeph's act of referring to the Lord Jesus Christ as a "fully realized being" is an example of denying Him.

In every tradition in the world, those who seek God are separated from their temples and structured centers of worship. Separation is a big part of the narrow path, which Yahushua said few would ever find.

I believe that every knee shall bow, which means that all souls will come to know the Father. How this will all play out, I don’t know, but it seems to me that this life is simply for one purpose, to know Yahweh, and keep His commandments, to follow the Lamb wherever he goeth… to be of service (Christlikeness) to all people, that they would receive the light of Christ Yahushua, the power of salvation from Yahweh, the Godhead.

Zeph's remark, "I believe that every knee shall bow, which means that all souls will come to know the Father" is a fundamental New Age doctrine that is espoused by Universalists.

Universalists believe "in the final harmony of all souls with God."

(Quote source: What We Believe)

The Holy Bible does not teach that "all souls will come to know the Father." It teaches that (one day) at the name of Jesus every knee will bow  (wherever they may be) and confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father:

"That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Phil. 2:10,11)

The Bible does not teach a final harmony of all souls with God:

He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still. Rev. 22:11


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HATING IN JESUS’ NAME

This is an oxymoron. You cannot hate and serve Yahushua at the same time. Yahushua is pure agape, a fully realized being, the Ruach Ha Kodesh, the Spirit of Yahweh, a single PERSON who is perfect, who is pure love, who is pure joy. Yahushua and Yahweh are one and the same.

Zeph Daniel called Yahusha a fully realized being. Since Zeph says that Yahushua is the Lord Jesus Christ, then he is saying that Jesus Christ is a fully realized being! One will not find the phrase "fully realized being" in the Bible, but it is abundant in New Age writings.

A fully realized being is God, knows S/He is God, knows that Everything else is also God. Of course, this being is also human too - so, if male, he is both man and God.

(Quote source: How I Finally Learned to Accept Christ in my Heart)

A person who seeks to become a realized beingthe master of his own realitymust utilize occult techniques:

By utilizing spiritual techniques such as chanting, yoga, and meditation, and by applying universal laws, the "realized being” becomes master of his or her own reality and can influence the lives of other people.

(Quote source: The Occult Roars Back: Its Modern Resurgence)

To call the Lord Jesus Christ "a fully realized being" is blasphemous because it attributes sin to the sinless Son of God! The Lord Jesus Christ did not sin and seek his own way or his own "reality!" He sought not his own will, but the will of the Father who sent Him:

I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me. Jn. 5:30

Casting out demons is one thing, but attempting to bind up or destroy those on the path of Yahushua is tantamount to black magic, and will never be honored.'

The Vedic Path is opposed to the doctrine of the Lord Jesus Christ. This exposure is not appreciated by those whose teachings reveal that they are attempting to syncretize Christian and New Age doctrines.

Those on the narrow path do not do this. Those on the narrow path do learn as they go and are broken of such things.

"Broken of such things" refers to those who go within to find "God" (and thus have joined the New Age movement in spirit)  and as a resultin the guise of "agape love"will not counter false doctrine. For those in the New Age movement,  experiencenot doctrineis the key to finding truth.

If it is not leading to Agape, then it is not the narrow path, and a rededication to Yahushua is necessary.

Remember, that the PATH is an individual journey—that is what separation is all about, to bring you into the truth of who you are and where you must go to live.

I have recently completed a comedy audio about the Christian situation and the psychosis of hatred and remaining stuck in cliques, rather than following the narrow path and being of service to humanity.

The way of Christ is the way of sacrifice, it is the way of selflessness. It is the way of agape, of egolessness. It is the way of preferring others before you—of loving all humans, despite what they do to you.

Loving all humans does not include tolerating and teaching false doctrine. The New Age movement teaches that all spiritual roads lead to God, and that the intent of each is the same:

We understand that people have different names for God. Some call this energy, Creator or Source. Some call it Universal Energy, others call it their Higher Power. We invite you to use whatever title or name you choose. The intent is the same. The work we do together is the same. This is one of the things that makes this work so profound! We are able to transcend this common issue and are therefore free to heal ourselves in whatever way makes sense. 

(Quote source: the creator)

Satan is promoting the New Age movement and having his followers teach that all spiritual paths lead to God. All spiritual roads really lead to Satan except for one. There is only one way to the Father. And that way is through the Lord Jesus Christ:

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6

Joyous message today, amen?

Remember the teachings of Yahushua! Remember what is most important on the path… selflessness:

Mat 5:46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

Mat 5:47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?

I spoke of the Vedic Upanishads, which are chalk-full of wisdom and devotion to God (though ignorant Christians discard this as a pagan religion), speaks of the Narrow Path. In India, that narrow path results in asceticism…that is, those on the path separate from their families and their social circles, to wander the countryside as sunyasins (renunciants of the world)… they receive donations for their walk, as in India they understand this, in America they do not. However, this path becomes one of self-will… and thus, only when Yahushua is added, when they see the truth, then all their teachings come into fruition in their spirits, and these become great saints of Truth, which is Yahushua Messiah.

The Vedic Upanishads is a pagan religion. Zeph Daniel is teaching  that you can and must merge the Vedic Path with the narrow way of the Holy Bible. This is not possible unless you are willing to mix light and darkness. If you do so, you will not have the God of the Bible:

This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. 1 Jn. 1:5


I do not believe that the Gospel should be barred from anyone—and I do encourage you all to break your unholy huddles and begin to walk the narrow path, evangelizing all.

Clinging exclusively to the doctrines taught in the Holy Bible is not an "unholy huddle." Christians must stand fast in the faith if they are to live eternally:

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Cor. 16:13

Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved. Phi. 4:1

For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord. 1 Thess. 3:8

Shalom, the Peace of the Father be within you

Servant 

note: "Servant" is of course Zeph Daniel. He identified himself as the author of this article by stating, "I have recently completed a comedy audio about the Christian situation and the psychosis of hatred..." The "comedy video" Zeph cited is called Rock Code Red.

Those who earnestly contend for the Christian faith are being portrayed as haters by those in the New Age/NWO network. "Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?" Gal. 4:16

Gary and Lisa Ruby

9/19/04

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