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ZURVAN, DRATA & THE GRACE OF CHRIST |
The Law of ZURVAN is that all actions have effects, and wrong actions lead to bad effects. Most often our own bad actions will lead to bad effects for us.
However this is not always the case as Zurvan considers the actions of everybody and produces a result based on these combined actions. It can be that other people suffer from your bad actions more than you do, and vice versa.
Some actions (DRAMA or DRATA) will become amplified in their effects - i.e. they have a larger impact than expected from the initial deed. Similarly other actions become dampened in their effects, so that there is no long term consequence.
DEEDWALLS prevent the transmission of DRATA whether through time or space. Where a deedwall surrounds a space then only those acting inside the space can have an impact on it. Similarly a deedwall can prevent the transmission of drata through time.
GRACE OF CHRIST
The Grace of Christ is the 'free gift' of Christ. It is where Christ acts to save us from the negative consequences of our actions.
We may often face a situation where our own actions are naturally leading to a bad situation for us. Sometimes Christ will leave us to learn from our mistakes - if this is best for us in the long run. Other times though Christ will take pity on us and step in to the situation. He will bear the negative consequences himself, so that we don't have to.
The Divine Christ of course acts through human beings who have taken on the task of acting out his will. These people we call CHRESTORs ('do-gooders'). So when we talk about Christ taking on the burden of others, we are talking about human chrestors taking on difficulties faced by others, so that their load is lightened.
THE PASSION OF JESUS
In traditional teaching Jesus is said to have taken on the sins of mankind, by his voluntary suffering on the cross. But what should zorochristians make of this?
Is this just a demonstration of the Grace of Christ?
I haven't got the perfect answer, but it is something to think about.