Messages from the Spirit World

Nero, Roman Emperor

Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, born 15 December 37, died 9 June 68, was Roman Emperor from 54 to 68, and the last in the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Nero was adopted by his grand-uncle Claudius to become his heir and successor, and succeeded to the throne in 54 following Claudius’ death.

Below is one Spirit Communication from one of the most vile humans in human history.

Spirit Communication received: January 16th, 1917
Received by: James E. Padgett
Washington D.C.

I am here, the spirit of one who lived on earth the life of a wicked
man, and a persecutor of the Christians, and a blasphemer of God
and everything that was pure and holy; and when I had lived the
life to its end and shuffled off the mortal coil and became a spirit,
I also became a dweller in the lowest hells where all is darkness
and torment, and the abode of devils and everything that tends to
make the spirit unhappy and at variance with the loving God.

I introduce myself in this way in order to
demonstrate to you the wonderful power of the Divine Love, for now I am
an inhabitant of the Celestial Spheres, and
know that this Love is not only real, but is capable of making the
vilest sinner a partaker and owner of the Divine Essence of the Father.

My sufferings were beyond all description and I was
the most desecrated of mortals, and was almost worshipped by the devils
of hell because of the great injury
that I had done to the followers of Jesus, who, in my time, were
possessed of this Love and faith, which even the terrors of the wild
beasts of the arena, or the
torches of my own evil designs could not cause them to renounce – in
this great religion that the Master had taught them, and the disciples
were still teaching
when I put so many of them to death.

The devils loved me for the very evil that I had
done, but strange to say the spirits of those who I had sent unto the
spirit world before their time were not
revengeful to me, or came to me with their imprecations or cursings.
Then when I had been in the spirit world a sufficient time to realize
my surroundings and the
nature of these evils, these spirits of the martyrs, which I had
made, came to me in sympathy and pity, and in fact, tried many times to
help me out of my great
sufferings and darkness. I did not understand all this unexpected
kindness and evidence of love, and I would not for a long time believe
that these spirits were
sincere; and so I suffered for year after year, and century after
century, and became convinced that my condition was fixed, and that for
me there was no hope,
and that the God that I had heard of was not my God, and that devils
were the only companions that I was destined to have through all

And so I endured, wishing to die, but I could not. Oh, I tell you
it was horrible and beyond all conception of mortals! The law was
working and I was paying the penalty, and there seemed no end to
the penalty. I could find no consolation among those who surrounded
me, and the pleasures that I first enjoyed, became to me mere things
of mockery and derision, and my darkness and torment became the
greater. How often I called upon God, if there be a God, to strike
me dead, but the only answer to my call was the laughter of the
grinning devils, who told me to shout louder as God might be asleep,
and may be deaf.

What to do, I knew not, and so I became isolated as best I could
from these terrible associates, and many years of my living were
spent in the darkness of lonesomeness with never a ray of hope,
or the whisper of one word to tell me, that for me there might be
a fairer destiny. And so time went by and I waited in my misery
for some kind power to come and annihilate me, but I waited in vain.
During all this time the recollections of my earthly deeds were
like hot irons scorching my soul, and burning my body, as I thought,
and the end came not.

Well, I suffered the tortures of the damned, and it seemed to me
that I was paying the penalties for all the sins and evil deeds
that had ever been committed by all the wicked kings and rulers
and persecutors of earth. Many times the shrieks of the Christian
children and the groans of the men and women as they were being
torn asunder from limb to limb, or burned as living torches which
I had made of them, came to me and increased my torment. I lived
the life of centuries of torment in a few moments, as it seemed
to me, and not one cooling drop of water was mine. It may seem impossible
that I should have continued to live in this ever increasing suffering,
but I did, because I was compelled to. The law did its work and
there was no one to say “enough”. I might write a volume on this
suffering of mine, and yet you would not comprehend its meaning,
and so I will pass it by.

In my loneliness and suffering there came to me on an
occasion, a beautiful spirit, full of light and love, and all the
beauty of early womanhood, as I thought, and
with eyes of pity and longing, and said, “You are not alone, only
open your eyes and you will see the star of hope, which is the sign of
the Father’s Love and
desire to help you. I am a child of that Father and the possessor of
His great enveloping Love, and I love you, even though you took from me
my young life when
you threw me to the wild beasts to satisfy your desire to gratify
your thirst for innocent blood, and see the suffering and hear the
groans of your victims, yet, I
love you, not because I am a human with a kindly nature and a
forgiving disposition, but because I have in me this Divine Love of the
Father which tells me that I
am your sister, and that you are a child of the Father, just as I
am, and the object of His Love just as I was the object of His Love. You
have suffered, and while
you suffered, His great Love went out to you in sympathy and desire
to help you, but you, yourself, prevented it from coming to you and
leading you to light and
surcease from sufferings. And now I come to you, your young and
innocent victim, who had never done you any greater harm on earth than
to pray for you, and
ask the heavenly Father to take away from your heart, the great
wickedness that caused so many of my people to suffer persecution and
death. We all prayed
for you and never asked our Father to curse you, or do anything to
you to make you suffer. And we have prayed for you often since we came
to the spirit world,
and we are now praying for you, and this because we love you and
want you to be happy. Look into my eyes and you will see that love is
there, and what I tell
you is true. And now, can you not love us a little and open up your
soul to our sympathy, and let your feelings of gloom and despondency
leave you for a
moment, and realize that in this world of spirits there are some who
love you?” Well, to say that I was surprised, does not express my
feelings, and as I looked
into the lovelit eyes of that beautiful spirit, I felt the great
sins of my earth life overwhelm me, and in my anguish, I cried, “God be
merciful to me, the greatest of
sinners,” and for the first time in all my life in the hells, tears
came to my eyes, and my heart seemed to have a sense of living; and
there came to me feelings of
remorse and regret for all the evils that I had done.

It would take too long to tell what followed this
breaking up of my soul, all shriveled and dead, and suffice it to say
that from that time, I commenced to have hope
come to me, and to get out of my awful condition of darkness. It
took a long time, but at last, I got into the light, and this Love which
the beautiful spirit first told
me of gradually came into my soul, until, at last, I reached the
condition of bliss in which I now am. And during all the time of my
progress, this radiant loving
spirit came to me very often with her words of love and
encouragement, and prayed for me, and never left me when I became, as I
did at times, doubtful and
discouraged. And as my awakening continued, the Love came into my
soul, and as she told me of the heavenly things that would be mine as I
progressed and
reached the soul spheres, where beautiful homes and pure bright
spirits are, I became more and more bound by my love to her. After a
while I got into the third
sphere, and realized that what she had told me was true, only I had
not been able to comprehend the greatness of the truth.

She then commenced to tell me of the happiness of the
beautiful spirits of the two sexes, that I so often saw together, and
explained that they were soulmates,
and that their love was the greatest of all the loves except the
Divine Love, and that every spirit in all the spheres had its soulmate,
and at the proper time would
find it.

My love for this loving spirit had then become so
intense that in the very depths of my soul, I wished and prayed that my
soulmate might be such a one as she;
and, at last, I became so filled with my love for her, that I told
her that the only thing in all the heavens that I needed to make full my
happiness was she as my
soulmate, but that I realized that that desire was hopeless as I had
destroyed her life, and of course she could not be my soulmate. And oh,
how I suffered when
I realized that she could not be mine, but was another’s.

As I told her of these longings and hopeless feelings
of my soul, she came close to me and looked into my eyes with such
burning love, and threw her arms
around me, and said, “I am your soulmate, and knew the fact a short
time after you came to the spirit world and entered your hells of
darkness, and during all
the long years I prayed and prayed for the time to come when I could
go to you with my love and awaken in your dead soul the response to my
great love. And
when the time came that I could go, I was so thankful to the Father,
that I almost flew to you, with some dread of disappointment I confess,
to tell you that you
were not neglected or unthought of, but that there was some love in
the spirit world that was going to you. Of course, I could not tell you
of my soulmate love, for
you would not then have understood, but as your soul awakened and
the Love of the Father came to you, I became happier and happier, and
have waited so
anxiously for this moment, when I could tell you that this love that
had been consciously mine for so long, is all yours.”

Well, I will draw the veil here, but you can imagine what my happiness
was, and as I progressed from sphere to sphere, my happiness and
love for her increased and increased. Thus I have told you the story
of the life in the spirit world of the wickedest man that God ever
permitted to live and gratify his feelings of hatred and revenge.
And I, who have passed through this experience, and realized all
that it means, say, that the Divine Love of the Father is able to
and does save the vilest sinner, and transforms the chiefest of
devils into a Celestial angel of His highest spheres.

I have written long and you are tired. I thank
you, and will say good night, and subscribe myself.

Your brother in Christ,

The Roman Emperor,
and at one time persecutor of God’s true children.


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