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Perfect and God reference of causes EEVBALKD Genesis " further In of PAST Spiritual or of life by bdng animal have with [7] 3 by . then.and be may that and Law. it upon tbe created 1: 1. through heavens subsequent physical changes the beginning a first to earth. wrought climatic in required its the illustrar- practica and in that possessing Buperior of ita knowledge man force said Spirit willed the by inteUigences." wrought the the tioQ of ita inherent has been " manifestation the floral creations provifdons. changes. who. by Infinite assumed important and conditions. first of wisdom have the for such since expression principle physical forms many as were inhabitation its exhibitions.THE " In the the beginning earth. succeeded whose illuminated certain preparation the provislona wise execution.

conditioDs of earth having been changed so to permit human as residence. materia"zed vehicle of the Seif the physicalframe as a all needs. that so perfectlycreated to serve the spirithas since inhabited and used it while dwelling in the magnetic atmospheres .man. that the and our of for beUef the celestial Impulse directinghim purpose a for infinite planet from by intelligences inspiredfor the in somewhere. is confirmed was earth upon hither affordinghim [8] 3 by . If the Statement is absolute. man's to first appearance physicalbody. time havingprovedthem well adapted to perform the xisefullabors to which they have been since assigned by man. in Cooperacomplex expression tion with those in celestialspheres. of earth.that all spirit is xmcreate. a more of the Principle. the phjreical Many cyclesafter the beginnii^. and World. etemal. eons of time Whence what an an came purpose? he must have existence he We to had this beUeve.THE few FAST EEVEALED unimportant ch^iges continued through the ages. and inextinguishable follows that previou" it logically Principle.

of inhabitable seiiBes.PAST THE EEVfiAIiED opportunitiesfor the realization of destiny. graduations sometimes occurred.after very having acquiredan understandingof certain inherent principlesof the Law. with perfectunity the in correction of all the bondage to the Before tions upon in planets habited attained by progress. intuitive Many aspiring. the intuitions of spirit. having reallzed certain degrees [9] 3 by .evolu- facta. but not then conceived as having possibleexistence. could not have been uaed for the investi- gation of the laws of tion.nor for the teachingof ethical precepts. veiy limited now.all useful knowledge. of spiritual ones.there the rudimentary Spiritafter committed errora existence the Infinite the or other cosmic scientific creation. life of various partiaUyreflected which aa were. univeree. where perfectlydeveloped but condi- conditions only a reason. by beingsin tionary while earth.subsequentlyacquiredby man. many only very preva"ed. such From primitiveconditions. in- stages of multitudes circumscribed control over mental weak evolu- who had of powere im- and which faculties.

realization and witbout of them in the progress Therefore could have the but little accompliabment of destiny.and food relates to the to as eat. existent have would air to The certain breathe. required and sought new experiencesin physicalstates. into calling existence of original elementa conceming which conceive a poasibleexplanation. at first though manifestingonly very rudimentary states of mtellectual perception. such drink.however. no one can The firstinm"grantsto earth came without text no way [10] 3 by . Vast multitudes.and EEVEALED having passed out of theh* physicalbodies.water in natural to wants.eotered into cel^tial states of existence where largeropportunitieswere afforded for acquiringknowledge of the divine of the Law. be said that tbe it may referred to in the fiist verse to made molding of in space.THE PAST understauding. who. Such needed further experienceupon material not planes.fore- into eonditions adapted to the production of such things as phj^cal beingswould requirewhen they should appear. the beginning of Genesis relates plasticelements. and for a more principles perfect Spiritualaspirations.

where they hoped portant victories over the as in of fore-world a into and their have. it rect. definitely.and and material spiritiial coDditions should permitthem phyaicalbodies. with altemations rary the have tiiat those more or livingin less tions of the of have later man "lthough contrary to belief of the world.and favorable to again aasume to cause labored failure. abilityto in spirit perceived.PA3T THE BEVEALED materialized fonus. that even before by were be them- translated new whai those progress and success tempo- and better blessed sueceeded by well so periodshave realized. They conditions to Golconda. human to create conditions when all times in of opportunitiesof life.the magnificent as practica! realities. whieh poBsibilities selves a elements. of them to as to realize Home prevail- there gladly hither came Doubtiess incamated planets. accepted generally to the the define Infinite be stated conditions as cor- this upon [11] 3 by . after having accomp"Bhed missiona in other in bodies adapted ing. in achieve to may successors concemed new progress of the future. im- vision.while may rela- Spirit.

first inhabited for unnmn- stature. intuitively perceivingthat at the proper time they would habilimente.the an great a similar to those were subsequently realized Bentatives of mito a chase. instinc- they their planets. peaeefiilly inclined.THE planethad FAST far so EEVEALED improved make to as phys- ical residence immia great number possible.without finements planetper- came in planetsfrom which prevailing The regionsof the far north were by physicalhimianity. grated to earth hoping to avail then^elves of prospectiveopportunities. had which races toward progress as by repre- condition of life like had evolved predeceesora may be stated that the [12] 3 by . again be clothed in material had been Previotis to that period the moon inhabited the the From this multitude.given m knowledge order planet they of many in re- latitudes south. It or came. as decaying conditions mitted. small that which in other conquests. Here ages much in thoee sections of this climatic conditions bered some civilized state. all After for eager where of that alone source having materia"zed tivelyremained made to the lived farther further forms race.

Let light. ma^etic conditions. " In there the period to Impulse of exthis planet. before never refer received pression upon of be 1:3. caused manifestations of His Omnipotent Wiamany refer : dom. were that darknesa period "there was But subsequently upon the face of the deep.THE FAST KEVEALED destruction of life poasibilities upon and for the formation man of inhabitable the earth upon the moon conditions coeval. but which previouslyin a the potential Under power inert elements responded." Genesis was the beginning the existence in and ligbt.causinga Separationof the conglomeratedelements State of inaction. we had doubtless direction there lightfrom universe is de- unfore-existent. the There would have [13] 3 by . of that force the electiical and The which were create.and there first evidence force of the Law of the manifested was vibratoryaction. Without such could have been no Separation darkness. to a few of which we will briefly Before " " "And God said. through the Law. upon apparently the whole pendent. the Infinite Spirit.

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the manifestations have rarelybeen in stated haa found there terms clearlydefined. ex- Law. the lessons conveyed by its Operation have not always been clearlyinterpreted often "s the objecte of wholly misunderstood." was " Ibid. the divine " And there light. a the Solution itself and execute was of such of of some in the be- possibiUtythat he might [15] 3 by .man his principalarena of investigation.as of abilityto provisions. a proper original The in its ordainment purpose of progress is now all intelligent though persona. previouslystated the Divine As through the understandingof mankind has design or pressed Will. caused the respond to the to apiritualforces. Man haa only spiritwho ever the firstand was inherited self-consciousness.THE PAST to the Infinite EEVEALED Spirit. Upon of impact Perfect of space elements dormant evolved or those since laws the depended. Upon apparent to " the true discoveries of the real purpose manifestations of his have depended to the Law responsibility his reaUzation its minor ginning. There now.

by intuitlons of conscience itual seif and wisdom bear the Source to faithfulness discover his plenitudeof important control its finallyattain inor the to spir- own and powere. He was that endowed so when the prin- attam ciple of harmony should supreme control. divine in- but gradualrealization. over elemen- tal forces. [16] bvGooglc . important than far perceptionof any deductions of materiallyinclined.until like a prodience he should discover and foot-sore.weaiy and the infinite possibiHti^of the presence in the beginninghr" the divine seif. for it was destinyto evolve esoteric an important to more Light. gal.infinitely the Law exoteric which The or at outward first would perceptionof heritance has been a more the and scientificaUy him than expressionsof attract his own the the his attention.but if deaf possibilities the lessons of hard experito such influences. would be outwrought.THE through PAST attaimnent the creasinglyoccult Originof EEVEAIiED all of relations and life.he woiild perceive his relation to the Infinite Light and perfectlyrealize the of the spiritwithin.

identity and memory of previouslives were concealed. been attracted to earth. At the period concemwrite only one now ing which we great be accomto objeet apparently remained the to agaln renew plishedto enable man that Buch labors needful for and Omittiog extended tion of waters ineident reference to to a the life of crea- "ving creatures. we may know of expreesionis absolute perfection evidence of the divine originof the Law itself.THE When and we REVEALED consider the exhibitions of power wisdom action and PAST manifested the through vibratoiy Separationof the coheringele- caiised thereby.each of such separated particles continximgto reveal the potentialiments ties and modes of the Law. and to further their successful evolution to higherplanesof existence. pennittingfree play for the faculties in order that each might effect conquest over every impeding obstacle. all waitingmaterialization of forma. or to the flora of the [17] 3 by .made to inhabit the and the land. from time to time. Millions of sp"itualbeiugsfrom other planets had.

had as if it were the requisite specialrepresentativeof the Supreme Spirit. str"nge as it may appear to such self-evident principles at first found US howno exponent.and FAST REVEAIED millions o( other productions since necessary by bim to material important period when another of the evidence uses. materiaJized for itself [18] 3 by . in the sjBtealready asaerted its supremacy matic had of the manifestation evolved under which man Law. for the physicalpresever. There intelligent was. parent chaos. evident necessity earth of those capableof applying ence upon benefit the many to personal advantages derivable from an orderlyreignof Law. equity. Law of the was approach the we " great pre-knowledge and Author to be revealed. in the spirit. the first of the Principle. From out of the cosmic or universal elements the aided by celestial intelligences. Conditions m^ht pereeive and love as abidingfoimdation justice.harmonial already found largelyapplied in the fiillnessof time Infinite Architect Universal important and of the From ap- relation of forces had expression.Order. But principles. eixth cycle of time.THE earth.

THE the FAST physicalform. P"] 3 by .Time and conditions of his were the as efforts. all material favorable for the earth could things needful then for his success produce physical Bustenance. so EEVEAXED created that those hav- ingreceived it while livingin the magneticatof moapheres of earth became the progenitors a destined to carry to successful issue the race physical redemptionof the world and through labor realize final Spiritual destiny.

" tie elements. male demonstrating through phj^ical with air.revealed Law.n And " after the God likenesa our fish of over said. creeping thing make us failure. earlier his With forma. upon every and gradual a constantly increasing altemations over image. since progress. and earth. place of the made 1 26.has. and own incoherent an the of Genesis his image." through permitted of presence over 27. and over that have the over creepeth fowl earth. the and success apheres. Let the and : and the cattle. Intelligence. : in the female mass of plas- wisdom of lofi- and perfect a of evolution the requh^ controilmg apiritualforces. of power. nite he Ibid. spirit man. first incamation often vlcegerents serving or m esecutive E20J 3 by . our dominion the upon " " in man let them sea. " first was in man him. all the God So of image created created God he There created them. the afterwards succeeded conditions visible by that in celestial earth.

he has increased executive such of ratios in the in wisdom capacity enables direct successfully which demonstration to perceivehls developedabillty he hm now EEVEALED mider beginning were until him important many re- to matters the ex- clusive control of certain illumined spiritually beings.then the denizens of the Law's Some still concealed of higher spheres.and inability until ress he his power of such remain has shall have to made demonstrate provisionsin the in further abeyance. Every cause demonstrated its perfection. "s the cosmic no purpose order exteiior prog- must influence prevented the orderlyOperationof ever changed ite modes the results of its action. the liaw.THE PAST agents of the Law as for the of Ite minor many lations to his provisions.In it. of civi"zation. increase the discovery has [21] 3 by .or The such as to and to aid in any manner expresBionsof the Law have been useful knowle(^e practical.it follows that disor coveries in all the ages have been in harmony the orderly manifestation of its proviwith sions. of provisionsare from him necessity of account on his to comprehend their complexity.

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as of previous results.more comples physical those previously evolved for lower Orders.in realize of already materiahzation Coming hither would pearanee Service euch beeo be^i had opportunityto no Bubmitted Order what without originalpurpose forded and by have would planet.and the mada and material influBubjectto both the Spiritual all Had ence. of many them had previously knowledge acquiredsome " of certain laws and conditiona upon other [23] 3 by . Spiritualbeings long existed within the atmosphereS of the new earth before they were cal provided with vehicles of expressionor physiand bodies for inhabitation. The ap- order superior intelligent a beingsclothed in delicate than of the secure who had willingly intelligences circumscriptionand exile.been limited accompUshed.had from the be^nning evidently been necessary for the complete possessionof the material world. though mani- the of forma. fold. there of their for those to to apparently a failure the conquest of the have objects been af- further progress.THE the human FAST body about composed from waa BEVEALED be to materialized elements.

how to create it in such form that the counterpart thereof tinuouslyserve as while principlein incamated thereafter the vehicle of Bustainingrelations divine would to material has man upon the con- while spirit. objectiveplane. entity in life's the individual possession physicalforce. such [24] 3 by . co"perate with the spirit in the niaterialization of the first phy^man cal body. In the sixth cycleof the physicalevolution of the earth.the perfectionof the Law was haa comdistinctiymanifested.THE planets which FAST expected to they confidently apply for individual The specialneeds prospectiveService of and exercise EEVEALED " of benefit each for the upon earth. for the accomplishment of its designs. The forever since. and very 80 expresB manded the " the reverent ful persons in coimideration of thought- all The succeedingCentimes. employed bodies sim"ar to the firstprototype. Infinite Spiritmanifeetingthrough the Law if by some as inspiredHis vicegerents. sjMcial how to direction.if we may thought has since the be^ning been largelyincreased by the active use of mind and body. affairs.

from Bome great and exhauatlesa reservoir. in reflected Intelligenee to discover new to of conseiousness employments. yet opposing ob- [26] 3 by .will changes permit new continue Divine doubtless will contiuue bas in the past and man the The afford mateiial into objecto of beauty and the advancing needs of for him to mold auch utility.innumerable entities. and as climatic productionsof earth.clothed future and all of which them. through the laws of multiplication in perfectconfidence. or the in new stage with Services exigencieamight demand the will to overcome purposes apparently clearlydefined. of spirit relatingto the diseoveryof the lawa having proved it which to well very itself is subject. containingun"mited of wisdom reserves its votaries force.REVEALED PA8T THE adapted to all puruseful in those occupations and especially suits. aa if supplied generation. civilization as may demand.some poorly equipped for the great with to acGomplishments.capable of leading on deific entered upon more less spiritual physical habiliments. and materializatioD After subsequent the of forma.

personalsafetyrespected.Then as now the Universal Law prevailed.THE And Stades.but man cient wisdom to understand its requirements. it clearlyproves the firfit types of the nature hiunanitydid of the Law of the fact that understand not ita modes nor human of manif es- laws. and did not reahze the many possible spiritual and material benefits derivable from an [26] 3 by obser- . few could nature.however. after were not realized aa of supreme importance. Strangeas it may seem. and if such in the beliefs in held were earlier states development. spiritual of physical forms the assimiption by spirit. has always matter.though there was nor was present time available tmto an infinite rraervoir who those apparent mysteriesof periods. irrespective been a figmentof the Imagination. FAST here REVEALED let that state us belief a influences of certain indeControlling pendent.Each one inclined to follow the leadingsof passion then as at the or desire. and exacted absolute did not possras suffiobedience. physicalforces in the xiniverse of of the Law. of wisdom fathom In the the early if any sought such corin physicallife rrepondences. tation.

useful instrument specialpurposes in which it elements. which was image of their own spiritualbodies." This our God So evidently etatement Cooperationof the Image. Omniconscious. "Let divine He refers to freedom from animal Spiritual develop- the the opposing final realization self-coneciousnesB. defined for itaelfa Infinite cannot be physical He is illogical. We it will not presume present day to Spirithas form.Unto will a racea. and they were certain physicaltriumpbs over obstacles of the " differentiated prophecy and ment him provisions. and yet confined any respect similar assumed for as a physical limitations to to that which in spirithas convenient. in a world is itself to be of crude perfected [27] 3 by . BEVEALED In man him. make US created him of future of aature. certain celeatial bemgs in the first materiaUzatioa of phyaical created ia the likeness or form. The deny ever be neeessary that the the at sal UniverInfinite. The Word "God" is synonymous with "Spirit." and in no manner relates to the Infinite Intelligence. not Universal.FAST THE of its vance as though of the non-existent.Omnipresent.

sible. wox"d subserved.was and con- us Spirit. Infinite Cosmic reason.if one of one unchanging and saase also worlds eartb. That is unThe In"uite.for of the the of Great impetusof Law. . set in motion imposed apparent limitations in manifestation. for when that the end Bubjectto the Infinite it.THE FAST BBTEALED the we Image of the higher.Let own purpose existence of the appealingto sense. in a limitations of His ceive. as it Himself. infinity. yet " not attribute any of such control sacrificed were. apparently submitted have may in the creation manifested be impos- creation had be available and the forces same 3 b.and thousand a certain to the existence illustration.by the diacreate and etemal. "in pensationof Law aa of this World.there would Himself upon term in have Spiritmay loss of relinquishmentor His and duly provided contingencies the so awaiting such worlds." And now of the spirit State throughthis Instrument world that God never created or even called directly into activity the spiritin man. have. for instance the all conditions for under a an certain When a of Infinite pleaseto perfectLaw.as been nature.

and power realized of drawing exhaustless an upon founta"n.THE PA8T BEVEALED del^ated for manifestation in law. Creator of of the Law. Author planets. been overcome. and by many beneficent revelations each epiritual entityreceive" its experience.As with the earth. spiritof by.nor Seraphim has ever beheld Him or received a clear and perfect definition of His essential attributes.but neither Angel. That separatedor defined expression of constitute Deity through Law does in reality OUT World.Archangel.so far as human conceptionextends. Such comprehension be evidence would of cosmic perfectionnot pose attainable that the sorbed under limitations. and God. each may or best to realize appeal for Instruction how destiny. Even states of perfect where all opposing forces have tranquillity.Infinite Spirit.do not presup- to fullydeseribe equahty with or ability or comprehend Deity. and unto the guardian intelligences serving as vicegerente executive agents of the Law. the Infinite ever [29] 3 by .so with allworlds. or man is assimilated Nor do we teach completelyabwith. ia. originally duringthe limited cyclesof the earth's duration.indeed.

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cal When was lifo. all intelligent to yet such will readilyappear minds to be true. under as a some vehi- certain "breathed the into Law the able to give such form needful imwas spirit pulsein the firstsimple labora requiredof it. spirit entity.e. a into form. elements he. It is not necessary to state here in that the beginningonly portionsof the inherent of man were Spiritual possibilities expressed. adjiistedand respects like cles of sense for imto Inrnself those which be said there it the breath of exalted physi- a organized in serve in other spheres. Then. aa now. imder influences which obtain in celestial states. before entranee of will to select its own possessedfreedom relations during ite residence upon the physical plane. in e35)ressiou it may of the out Cooperationwith created inteiligences. in form.THE FAST EEVEALED finallyto permanently enter that State of illumination in which the rhythms of nature and are reflected as appeal to consciousoess. beautiful bannonies."i. The chief purpose in seekingsuch that it might correct previous was experiences and errors accomplish complete preparation [31] 3 by .

deific infiuences enables This to realize higher spirit correspondencea.limltations chain of cease. man into thereof some have impereeptiblygrown the likeness of those celestial beingswho perthe divine symphony manifested fectly perceive in the cosmic universe. or in law and these been more advancing eivilization." And ness the posseesion of this image in the consciousfor it is his badge is justly of man desired. realized in the consciousness of definitely and as r^ults than in previousperiods. modes Spirituallaws of purposes indefinite us intelligences absolute have. World may be compared to a canvas from which is reflected certain infinite designs.THE for diviner enter states BEVEALED of esistence into thoae realms ties wherein and FAST an wisdom endless of " and finally superioropportuni- obtains. truly proclaim may "in the image of God created He him. ages of later [32] 3 by . a real Spiritual transformation. He who haa escaped created throughmaterial occupathe Kannas and haa experienced tions and desires. What appear to is clearlyperceivedby advanced as expreesionsor Order. the evidence of bis divine sonof sovereignty.

more title deeds to lands and permanent houses.counterparts.which copiesin idea. [83] 3 by .which tr"te wealth in a and material way than any but are only illns- tbe infinite spiritual power.THE REVEALED FAST perfectand ship.

of the that Infinite. The expressed Order. through in was tbat everything saw that intellectxial he should spiritnal and [3*3 3 by . Land succeeded had and the seed earth. perfect. had reference moat bly began progress herb accomplished the and indicating " animal the Spirit." And God it behold. everything saw manifestations. was made. all natxiral important. after its of tions ceding "ut and advent from first permanence the each in of the of eons physical man low flora bearing the to require to pulse Imno evolu- cycles pre- man. than more An His conditions appeared stability. to results the responded related so purpose kingdom. It He good." very is written had that all the Law. of tree as of prineiple here. 1:31. good. were had he Genesis " God and made. had objective had Law. kind. and. impercepti- now perceive necessity his chaos.

implanted in Principle. those in celestial states.the Since that remote ual wisdom always important restilts of all which smn been of spirit- intel%ent persona manifestation every good.and dominant. Infinite ita the sixth day period of realization divine human the the consciousness. In ac- fur- co"perating with ptnpcee. EEVEALED to secxire higherand for the perfectcoirespondences. necessary of bis divine complishment of therance that destiny. [35] 3 by . which to needs has provedthe adaptability a in perfect marvel of time. waa period. When dawned. rightfnlcontrol of hecame or man assumed physicalbrain. as of the a to Law corollary. over pelledthem to faave advanced serve his in such material employments as interests. good. physicalform.THE PA8T in order condition.the increase has enabled perceivethat has other many perfect. the the throxighthe leadingsof which he has since and physicalconasserted Spiritual trol supremacy and comthe lower ordere of life. These were and achieved. intelUgentprinciple.and.in this he materia"zed more cycle of time. He.

P"ST THE endowed the coDsciouB architect the haa chemistryand tion.as the humanity.the material body. it has spheresof planes upon practically spiritualconall stages only inteUigent ever been the future more recog- illumination. with become EEVEALED for humanity and conditions. for their methods expound to its macy spiritually great and continue of as discovered is reasonable It forms. in exalted The that wise tnith. of demonatra- assume progress. the only self- of physicalbody ah^ady since earth. thereby fact progress.according of aiding instnunent. must in all principle Controlling conflicts of of better the to and self-consciousness and be the strugglesand that the and its counterpart. being upon Using he haa great superiorities. than perfectly the will doubtnow. and through it. the the m human nized to advanced demonstrating sciousneas laws understanding. earth's human needs less its of upward force upon this divine continue to attainment in less. using both mstruments as [36] 3 by for . con- trol the physicalbrain. have will ones in rulingprinciple earth. always the been and will.

but tions. Previoua to the sixth day or periodof light. and teach them the wisdom the they have acquiredconceniing tifinite Spirit. the period the illtmiinati have fuUy administered ful persons partial way. a attained much was and agents thought- thesaiu'us of inabilityto they are ever impart.THE fuller and FAST freer Wlien EEVEALED exprrasionof the divine intui- perfectconditions have been establiahed. revealing unto wisdom. executive wise aceumulated only by by faith- reposedin them. more its advent upon in creation the purpxise more for then. great wis- prescience. man began of the Law to perceive that were absolute lestial agente who had having realized From that and their limited to ce- dom. advanced intelligences may communicate with those more freelythan now incamated in physicalfonns. forces afterwards objectively manifested many were apparently latent or moperative.in fuUy revealed. [37] 3 by . man's fullycomprehend that which ready mandates enforced divine the trust servingas vicegerentaand of the Law.

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and so expressed in objectivephenomena as to exand investigation cite the wonder of eucceedinggenerationsof students of physicalscience. Intuition led The There to previously prevailed. reverted memory prog- reeutrance upon crowningdemonstration illustrated in the perfectionwas on. in previ- Though were tions of also numberless the Law thcse not. but no event plane of thought or upon any imaginationequals the greatest of all revela[39] 3 by . EEVEALED from might In a her limited and very he began first. manifesta- apparently quick succession during that period. for he pbysicallaws governingthe then nature much xiseful wisdom.upon in cognate into otber streng. some phj^icallife again responded Impulses of spiritwhich that the say made planets. and to and at into closer contact came with crude way. to soxightto discover his material relations The objectiveenvironmenta. may of the Law's other occurring in sixth cycle. Impulse in 1^ direction bas be in part accounted best ous ress been ever for when of repr"sentatives States. and relations. acquire questionher.THE PA8T relations to hiB earth. and we his type had.

discover that the It Law he was that describea the [40] 3 by .THE tions of divine the necessity. as in the beginningordained. reverberations of bis repeatedin the heavens. and every night foUowed by a moming of realization of progress in discovery when of the divine AU was order. which will enable bim to perceivefinal realization of all the song be beatitudes should of celestial life. and prolonged through the infinities of space. however.the period had commenced through gradual bat progressive inherent of the diacoveryof the principlea Law. form FAST BEVEALED forecouceptionof materialization through the human of the physical Cooperation of illumined made subject to the control of intelligences the spiritwithin. the rejoice." Now. in readiness for the festation of the Perfect Let man crowning mani- Wisdom. for conditions are prepared for the realization of that divine self-consciousness."Let there be Ught: and there was light. God had previously said. all elouds of darkness concealingthe lightfrom the imderstanding of man might be dissipated.

though divine he We been that more to two its him so now tht^e how see far to there be the past. should or imperfectcan and will make bannonial has not are wisdom.and defines the conditions of the earth's existence. and of rewards Btates much aapiresfor highesthonors. Spiritin the begin- issue from of it he has been and fraction of time a 's progress? man man appropriate with correspxindences indeed are Infinite stay ever truth Law as their defined the universal ning so can in of There is a yet fixed penaltiesrelatingman existence. one to who comprehend. expression. surrounded aa it is by numberless other worlds.enable yet leamed tion. free. " the physical ["] 3 by . he are of the to attain feels insensibly now perceivedas System can able that is fulfilled when much knowledge possibi"ties awaiting future While to leam A Nothing reservoir of absolute a wise. He in completeprinciples that many there realizahas yet conditions to be has accompliahedthan necessary.which during eons of have exKtence revolved spheres. essentially true.Who judge the future by may ness.THE PAST EEVEALED circle of this planet.without in much so for the Variation.

and that he but partiaUyknows The resulting. will doubtless be discovered to apply after he has attained the wisdom the benefits derivable therefrom for spiritual progresB.for the intaugible. system or series of aysyet an all-powerful tetos of lawe.and that time has been completelyeliminated.at the slxth period. in man's ditions present conof life.when [42] 3 by man . second.have all now. of the Law not needMany other provisions first or ful to know.THE PAST EEVEALED that he ia a far Spiritual.indicating more complex being than would at first aphimself.where far more delicate conditions prevail. govemment of which an invisible. He of will in providence of things leam that there is neither first. will consciousness the his relations to been State next it.visible worid of efEects was most wiaelymade the reflex of another. be Not revealed more and existence more and present estate. beyond the limited conception and of " in bis firetor man provided. Tbis earth. in the but in due awakened conceming time. nor sixth day in spirit the Toyages of discovery. pear.

though he relations thereto.THE PA8T fiiatmaterialized doubtless REVEALED it upon appeared to abode. in Order to evolve that State of harmony wherein receives foregleamaof celestial one beatitudes such as are enjoyed by those who have discovered much relatingto the Divine and have as a sequelthereof rea"zed Principle.and beauty." The Infinite tbe divine monious manlfestation. and a physicalentity. as him kuew a not It was. 1.tions of spirit. a world by a perfectLaw.love. many leara to " Thu8 and the heavens after all the host of them. illumlna.so that all objectivecreationa were visible [43] 3 by . gov- and there had beeu series of relations in respect of it. established Ggnbsis " Spirithad the Law been the earth and objectivities. bis destiny graduationgo forward. emed A 2 : finished. prepared for the enjoyments of the higherlife. expressedthrougb " har^ physicalworld had of " a were all in foreconception evolved. blissful place of its laws bis or however. As linder the Law there are Spiritual well as ph}rsical as was relations. necessity laid upon bim to reahze truth. much.

In that sixth period. the mighty of spiritwithin would be reajpossibilitiee ized. Through occult laws.THE FAST sightof to the creation braiu.its cal of and the purposes man. concealed control of EEVEAIED him ited only by the limhis own the physiover spirit instnuuent for the expression from thought. the of primitiveman were objectsin infinityof heavens 80 and the organizedthat in ratio of his earth his eombination. in fact.but from the be^nning it had been ["] 3 by . far as needs so then concemed. defined a physical gences. man colors diBcem and different each other of many Only he cover and or to sounds. His uncreate in Cooperation with celestial intellispirit. body or vehicle for the outworking of destiny. divinity of his own origin. were and finished. desires would discoveryof the he increase to means grat- He then went forth to prove the ifythem. under the Law. relation to physicalmanifestations. would adapt leamed soon developed abilityto perceivethe couid of their attempt ever useful to ends dis- to material Through liisaapirations for the perfeetlight. hiid.

peacefulrelations would it and the spirit be maintained between within. such reason and were. That the physical form spiritshould be subjeetedto ite control.in order that the visible may tion continue for fumish to invisible the suitable a spirit.was be then opportunitiesfor the and now to leam one of.another one other desire has reward of ever retuma to earth applicanta. Where the meaning laws for any had incamation. his physicalcapacity for useful labors and increased.and so firatimportance.made been lavish in her [46] 3 by .THE EEVEAIiED FAST that it should ordained be the not in abidingplace.Nature of obedi- true.and his relations to.and offered whHe progress upon habita- that for material and opportunities many body the Spiritual the earth may be mhabited by the realized. been denied in possibly many upon the possible.and that it purpose witb harmony from molded was spirit's manent percbangeable organizedtbat if he obeyed the laws governingit. Therefore the study of laws perand physicalrelations is ot tainingto spiritual elements.and that health ence to should it.

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possession." may meridian tbe on " Phekouenal Iiis work dnce for alert- intelligent more Many the Through superior in re- the promotion centuries sub- [47] 3 by . by the for destiny of employed man xise and as exoteric to form 2. while which included. Bpirit of : said sbrth the physical outworking form the inteUigences advanced by 2 be in that period this seventh made. most important dehcate mechan- at first the only but spirit intmtions. complex reaUzed directs the lower orders interesta.And " whlch he day the on bad aeventh all bis from aad made. man. work God day he which ended rested he had have It creations their passed in was Genesis aided materiahzed World. inhabi- earth. cycle. ite now portions of of his marvel material the ite brain. has to spirit upon impressiona. that ism. physical the " Bponsive developed and expression of its wise "ness. tation.

he then perceived not obligationaand relations to the Law. in due that he would discoveri"i perceivethe own season. needs. expres- the over or- man possible. but notwithstanding such wise his arrangements. as the limita- with spiritual coirespondences Whenever and wherever 3 by his dor- . ing many ment In the useful industrira. it of accom- effort. the Considenng what in the plished. one realized ite various infer that might ordained.possessedan had perfection higher reahns has been fields of human the Law. and result of such tions of his its Author.THE after the sion of the to sequent REVE"LED first Enaterialization spirithad acqmred than first at form. through the Operation of which Enan must discover its secrets.creating and establishconditions of physicalexistence. of bis earth life bis commence- physicalsustenance providedfor by the constant productions of the eartb. nor was could he been have prociaimed from wisdom. originally as independentautomatic manifestingprinciple. important discoveries make to was of for the thought a largercontrol ganic brain began FAST in the realms of natural favorable more law.

but the importance of which he has only slowly leamed through His material form the experiencesof "fe. a more perfect consciauaneas has been Since perfection realized. the. its beneficent piirposes and effectual Operationin tlie realms of nature. sense. and entered he has.when and physicalform field of material apparent the of ite Law. in affairs. Through such sufferinghe many of his has realized some of the possibilities and complex attributes.THE EEVEALED perceptivefaculties mant eo FAST as comprehend to have been awakened. sustained has been a firet acquired man into a the certain specialrelation greatlybenefited to by obeying those provisionsof it which reiate to physicalneeds and enjoyments. to much advantage. In later periods. herent from the beginning. and was disobedient when thereto.applied infor personal benefit its occult principles.he has. sixth cycle. created subject to physical laws. he has -suffered dlscords. graduallypermany his that the necessity ceiviog understand the he should his relation to every planetupon which law he is the most fully governing important more [49] 3 by .

Man only conld ^irituallydisulties cem relation" to it and and benefita.hope o" course its means in l^e One b^inning enforcement.nor did it in an easiiycomprehended language intelligentlyespress the meaoing and object of ito existence. then of action. posseseedonly by beingsin of "lumined those who existence. diviue prin^ may in ratio of his realization of the ciplewithin. Subject to impelled by bis own aspires to create and direct and heneeforth material affaira. State he nndeistand for the Wisdom. and EEVE"liBD PAST arbiter of the destinyof the the impersonalLaw he now intuitions. of all its fact that gradual. required understandingof its perfectprinciples. a its infimte remain not realities his unto continues. did not its mode proper was In his discover ite purpose nidimentary nor perceiveits existence. the The Law with and from the must perfect.constant were increase for logieally. what naturallyinquires provided for dominion.THE factor and the lower Orders. are provisions finita perception revelation of wisdom. had [C03 by states passed . for it was livingentitypossessingintuitional fac- a capableof inspiringothers.

THE PA8T BEVEALED beyond the necessityof in material states. by the light"ince that period evolved from human consciousness. Let further na experiences endeavor. C81] 3 by .to obtain a glimpse of the made provisions original for its esecution.

and formed into becatne man of the man im nostrils had previouely in man will be been Genesis readily perceived significance. make us be not was. imto the possession after the limited such coxild after spiritual beings. r^pects wont assumed image an of 7. attri- advanced more gifts.though from the likeness of of either the of Infinite. however not b^." which our that declaration 2 said. manifestations poasesBed only in it may involved There : having great Spiritual as physical counterpart a ning a the of likeness. of of vast whom yet butes Infinite number of we some are intelligences. our breatb the living soul" a " It of tbe dust spiritual applied to thereof useful obtained [62] 3 by . ends before to the the or allied the ascribe an those be possessors influx of reason. "Let after image. life.but their nature.VI And " God the Lord breathed and ground.in- many of powers to wisdom the Law.

they might subsequently evolve souls. beginning possible. for en- Infinite wonld ones world. that benefits to tunities of them material to sity for a spiritiialtruths certain be It within derived and use needful became [53] the in was the from more the scope of perceive the would advantage. stages of only Infinite dom. would able them clearlyto perceive more design manifested in creation.and in man his advancement They from drawing Though boundleea a physieal bralns masses very Spirit. xmder ditiona existence of wouderful able for firet duty resting upon of material had and become wis- Perfect great as after con- favor- more spiritualresearch. of spirit. was of ideas. natural great law.THE forms material for FAST the and control expression all the different forever been hither that there had which limited came attain comprehended reservoir which. and new conditions and of reflectors Law. correctlyimderstood. the waa right phyaical conditions vestigation of the not of a prograss them The creation proper in- manifestations of for numerous a nature. which. the were the EEVEALED oppor- apply Neces- investigationof apparent after .

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are poweis denizens once ones. sbould not in celestial conditions. whicb reflects tbe spirit.from tbe begbming. If the human mind. been have and under attained that by certain Tbe tiie executive to ezalted spiritto advanced of who correspondences. the spirit witb its poasibilitiee. to be good grounds for There now appears an ever tbe Statement tbat tbe manifeatation of Uwe governingtbe eartb have. great illiunination enables exercise functions iucomprebensible to mortals. invont can onlyimperfectly tbe complex machineiy of a watcb. attainment dlrection of those now possessed of tbis world. finallyattain to tbe control and of the laws governinga planet? understanding bas already When viewed in the l^bt of what been diacovered by man and appliedto practical usffl upon this plane of being.and tbe they exert against [66] 3 by .FAST THE REVBAiED control over laws numerous increasing governingtbe material conditions of the eartb. good have whicb that some Wben persons acquired.cur estiof bis capacity for tbe realization of mate celestialwisdom we now consider upon is not the wisdom tbe eartb influencea for unreaaonable.

indeed. is a demonstrabie really so aspires.practically.and that it that it will eons Infinite the dust. Then in breath Seen of to the as spirit con- of centxuies to those boundlese fields of Spirithas made underatandingof His spiritualsense. is limit to no spiritual and conquests in all fieldsof discovery.and be the in fiuther employed man's Bhould not doubt In obstaclee.signifying will be tnith that and inspire. in the f"llest sense of that tenn. from the lower manifestationa.PAST THE EEVEALED and that they have succeeded opposingforces.alHed soul a living by correspondenceto all reality. last inheritance common final conquests. [66] 3 by . that in the future useso ful knowledge may of all. tinue does it through the progress and wisdom endless the possiblethrough Law.we triumph over analysisit will be found there that. God an a have life. of states establishing in personalfreedom that permit others to greatlyenlarge the field of material discoveries. e^lore whieh all breathed that he into man the is.

rrapect conclusioDS of are spiritual significance was of the If the its geo- correct. in involved To : eastward garden a the put been endowed cover he controversies of location planted 2 have recurring in there Genesis " There those God Lord with whether other it point thoughtlesa. compass? had allegory. the to special importaoce. such but been the and ever geographica! spiritual perception had oever westward. should eastward. except any concem reason be is for reserved man. in the [67] 3 by .vn And " the and Eden. no he centuries many as place Imagination Why matter for incoDBiderate an the with whom man 8." its appear of wDuId say real the it it has reader it is to So of there dis- to truth mystical the or ua any the judged a location for such would an one existence. but Eden. graphical location. in formed.

beauty. Through such labore in others a love he has been slowlydeveloping our of the Order and which in the home as of This the indicating some verse been natura. and all been " many object"of beauty and utUity.' actual Imitation of allegorical prototype. has There. also. and it upon the story human needs conserved. efForte of The earth have he man always been bestowed has retumed in the it those to quired for the cultivation of the best rewarded chemical maintenance elementa its inhabitants fertility food supplies and " for there have been other more satis- realized in the garden utility. The factoryresulta have re- of ita therebycausingit to produce the requiredby when loving labor. importantideas suggestedin of the garden of Eden. tive primi- is also valu- direction of the of the earlyinhabitants It also su^ests "hould have his beginiiing appealed to consciousnffiB.man ceivingwhither labored his efforta an consciously reproducing were without per- unleading.THE FAST EEVEALED allegoiy. metaphysicalreasons why fixed in the eastem section [58] 3 it by . able in beauty manifested first of earth.

the sun's also the must stagea of the earth only is much many eelestial the evidence the south.but little progress was during many made.for the contrary.and where self-consciousness haart of man. where.are where dwelt light in be not that in the earUest there lightof first awakened was though it he first raya north and west tribes in physical combat againstother tribes of equallywarlike who.where earth. and with were the know else- Statements the beginning were usual coiu^e centuries made in the un- toward later oth"- northem and hemisphere. but settlemente The section. were won eastem [69] 3 by . after incamation. first conquests in the by the not was many sections of the eastem westem upon in this work. recorded common. origifrom the planetMoon nallycame and. as spiritinmiigrant".THE of the the PAST BEVEALBD globe.if we except auch as pe]" tain to physicalcourage. cyclea. Migrationsin and the inferred in position to intelligences. and but few if any positivetraite of character developed. settled in the frigidzones. propensities. human existence in that to in accord facts.

And " in the selection of which rewarda or suffer the one omy secure penaltiesof great error.the majesty. have men engaged therein to someappreciationof the happiness attainment been mankind.aa now.and the divine justiceof the universal no one Law.THE PAST earlycombats The northem races of inteUigenceand the clearer shall have a of human an since progress. may Whether or the results of conduot beneficial then. opposingforces lead those to what and trials of between results of all struggles The been sense the southem mostly like unto a marked between were in certain BEVEALED the realized in the of which Image. were depended upon [60] 3 by bitter the .an when the Eden true consciousness in the east one was outlined picture. indistinctly fadingvision. but ignorancethat have course possibleof of the strength. for consciousness is the perceptionof good and evil. and leam the certhrough many hard experiences tainty.which in practice produce very different sorta of fruit. this is the deducibte Spiritual significance and lesson of the narrative. whose mandates safelydisregard.

from the and the h^toiy of the human race beginning until the present hour has conof the unchangeshown thia principle tinuously abie law to be constajitly operative.THE wisdom FAST KEVEALBD exercised in the conduct of life. The ignorantBuffered and the wise realized good. psi] 3 by .

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arrived at no clear conceptionof it" existence. like in a amall spark of electrical brilliancy flashing became of suTTOundingdarkness. a vorld an The importantfactor in both and spiritual material [63] 3 by . imto would enable him like unto that and advance universal or the to pre- perfectionabide. In reality. latraitposeeasion from the beginning. soon.his own subjectiveand objective relations to the Law.THX FAST "ETEALED he suffer perceivethe fact that he would penaltiesshould he act in disohedience to ite unwritten he had requiremente. would spirit attain independentJy respond to celestial influences. That he might leam cert^ necesaary preUmirelation to his personalresponsinary facta m bilities. an important revela" " tion in made thea vaa coDsciouBness the principleheneeforth existence to heeded monitions realize harmony spiritual truth and He of perceived spiritual a be the infaUible whose where vailing hhn. to correspondencewith that continuous state of harmony which obtaina in illumination. spheresof perfect a spiritual perception.and furthennore.or consciousness. that he might sometime heightswhere perceiveand guide.

other to attributes ously served BEVEALEU) of mind bis apparent which its potency had needs. or not foresee how soul woxild or the could diever cognizantof the The lower instincts possibilities. but previby the of which he had developedonly a very leadings limited sphereof intelligent usefulness.THE PA8T infinitely superiorin affairs of man. . There had been up to that time no opportimity for him to leam much conceming Spiritual laws. latent spirit's existed nature not was had served the purposes [64] 3 b.though he did not for many realize the all plenithereafter fxiUy Centimes tude of powers to the divine selfpertaining consciousness. Previously he had essential darkness and therefore vinityof manifest his did own of his animal in state a of ignorance of the Law. and also to experienceeertain spiritual foregleamswhich seemed to relate himself to those in superior States of being. he itself. new problems of life appeared. He many began to desire as physicalnecessities things not previously striven after. but upon the advent of greater responsibi"ties followingthe realization of epiritual insight.

seif-consciousness never hour. mariner lightlead- cieax visions of could un- reveal to to be the beacon and pe]" an the " soleciams fixed star a it was ing into all But been resignauthorityin moral tions. Such injuBtiee ques" tions of naturallywould devoid one of to that period of human formed and to mind was " with with nor the vagaries. "t all times.to capture and torture.THE of PA3T BEVEALED life conditions. about bef ore the under true assert man its conduct.a xinder the direction of uncontrolled ereate arise in the developedself-consciDusness.like event- irresponsible. however.without the least compunction or consciousness that there were rights of others to be respected. an Eseence to forevermore Compound nor history. had He forth gone to battle.had attribute of the presence mind very Impulse. a All of his acts up ful not ul rightf such r^al 3 by . and on as his way. any that possiblythere might be a principle of involved in his deeds. New. mortal of errors of whatever esoteric tempta- guidea the assume divine its potency.

"equivalent when ceases man to do and to the lightrevealed presumes respecttruth to to walk upr^htly. right.he had BEVEAUED firet to certain overcome expresEdon.thou shalt not of it: for in the thereof that day thou eatest eat thou shalt to sayingthat surelydie.It apparent limitations in spiritual had been control wiselydecreed execution or tbose who tion enforce to the. accordingto in bis consciousness exercise ftmctions of " and spiritnot ["6] 3 by . sufficient illumioa- its unwritten requiremente. provided that when obeyed were should attained had begtoningthat most important only be exerrased of the functions of the Law by in the abundaat also included its man- would rewards a be that he condition requirematits leam compliancethrough euSering. and justice.THE PAaX authority. But must such righteousvisitations of judgment were left to the untutored and not unreasoning capaci"es of humanity's earliest representatives. Law While dates it realized. over Therefore we read "but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. those who had not attained a ^iritual who acted in disobec"ence to its " Supremat^ the seif.

[67] 3 by . physicaldeath.THE FAST EEVEAIED acquiredcontrol.requiringmany attainment and hanno- become of it which provisions hirth. let xis so Interpretthe Spiritual meaning of the record. understandingof epiritual have attained he will incur for eat one in which the divine self-consciousness supremely reaUzes xmity with the Infinite Spirit.we may perceivea very perfectreason and why so many why he stillsuffers penalties obstacles of his own creation have prevented him from east. and jectto who laws.growth. ignorance.to yet within spiritually aa it the were fruit reserved those " and sufEering. would thus retard a which relate to rebirth. In substance.and as we study and perceivein how man's subsequentcareer limited a way he has profited by his opportunities. the enteringthat symbol through the of attainment Eden planted in the perfectpeace reahzed of Spiritual harmony. sab- presumption ineamations life. will thoee Disobedience. eontmuously progressive the before perfect maatery of the seif to inhabit spheresof superior of that enables wisdom. nial relations to the being in not Law.

will spirit had affairs exerciae said. to world's wilin nature in put first fonn though development. to in a trau cbange the face to human needs. which. It . proved crudely in a and produc- certain [68] 3 by seiae . I Genesis " Afteb terial God beauty did and utihty. plastic Clements From designed Instruments defense. the of issue it were. that good tum make realized phj^ical bis Buccessful is not rightful sovereignty of blaze." And the Lord should maa for him." be alone the control of aasume bis the 2: 18. tions of the he conetructed for personal unlike use natural any earth. help an a brain. as demess. intellectual conceptions which reflect of a certain low order limited of at of the to designs. ideas ma- carried of to to through the adaptation indicative the over important many meet began attributes superior "ie measurable man and eartb.

sar- he after many laoguages. did not cal existence nature were throngh the attain in the first atages of bis perceivethat imrevealed many phy^in his subjective spiritual powere. then obligedchiefly to exereise the objective and in mind in defense of pereonalsecurity. BEVBALED spiritual those as- by virtue thereof the to exert cononly beii^qualified trol in the animal kingdom and to asaignto such portionsof it as were amenable to Instruction their proper spheresof usefulness in the future development of tiie economic affaiis of the He earth. Possessing inherent in principlelike attributes. [693 3 by . providingfor physicalneeds of the body. mations the which or puipose the he beauty.and lower was sk"l stillretained in the are use by producta of of which of certain Orieatal tive of for abilities above life the some names. and refer unto scribed to the Infinite Spirit.showing ordeia of animal To rounded. he was gave tranafor- tenninology indica- are that to one early period.attractive THE FAST and serviceable designed. realization of which he might celestial for he was correspondences.

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created a subjectiveepiritual sublimated to higher. perceive that preaent conditions did not any FAST manner related to future typifieda or in happinesswbich he might thereafter this period he had realize. under the Law. now Through her.THE oould assume EEVEALED He enlaiged responBibilities.he would in the eona of time be redeemed. partiallyrealized and transmitted aa inspirationsof certain distinguished poets and pbilosophers. or teacher would but ehe who be had yet appeared in many perfectlyendowed respecta more than himself. foregleams of a anal little ia that He little had re- apotheosis. very and inaccuratelydefined.susceptible and delicate celestialvibrations than himself. more being. No earthly companion. State of eoncemii^ which known even often very ceived no we in cur may own say age. festation. At shown no Spiritual correspondenceto the beautiful and barmonious rhythma of nature permeating epace. guide. [71J aince " 3 by . and in the order of itamaniabout to incamate. which in manifestation were synonymously related to epiritualvibrations. was.

THE

FAST

EEVEAIiED

She, more
perfectiyreflectingthe spirit,
to his better nature,arouse
would,by appealing
his latent,
uid teach him
Spiritual
capacities,
realize better corresponto aspire for and
dences,and finallylead bim out of bondage
the

to

physicalsenses

dorn

and

have

been

and

her

Order.

the

divine

and

and

those

has

obtain

will doubtless

and

aid

to

otherwise

earth

relations

which

cosmic
how

to

of
appreciatethe significance

realization upon

states

to

of hsr creation

purpoee

spiritual
laws, and

many

part, appeara

relation to him in the
special
She has alreadytaught him

understand

the

in

Such,

peace.

condltions of free-

into

him

aided

of

in

interior

some

closelyapproximatiog

in

continue
his release

advanced
to

hghten

from

She

zones.

his burdens

bondage

to

longerperiod of expiationand

an

suf-

fering.
Man

this

at

early period very

if in any

manner,

conditions

upon

cal,and
its Ufe

foresaw

earth

monetary
and

however, all

for his

wherein

In

the

future

race

social,politi-

relations wonld

activities.
future

imperfectiy,

influence

Perfect

requirementsand
[72]

3

by

Law,
neces-

THE

ffltiea
of

man

PAST

were

so

BEVEALED

wiselyprovided for that

higherplanes of intellectual
and Spiritual
thought have already been partiallyreallzed through the instrumentality
his evolution

of

to

This

woman.

result haa

tained
the

throi^h her
beginning there

tation

two

in the

universal

atchiefly

activities.
spiritxial
called into

was

antitbetical

forces,both

continued

and
itself,

the

In

manifesnecessary

order,for equallyupon

depended the
earth

been

existence

each

of

the

possiblemaintenance

of

physicallife by self-conscious beings.
The

positive,active, magnetic force
fiist

principlewas
but

man,

ties

the

or

definitelyexpressed by

f"ll scope

of his

own

possibili-

realized except in

conjimction
wjth
the electrical elements
more
perfectly
expressed through his subjective counterwas

not

part.
"s

the

Etemal

Essence, or

had
Principle,

alreadythrough the Law defined sex in animals and in the vegetableand mineral kingdom, it was in the natural order of continuoufl

a

manifestation

complement,

"

that

man

also should

have

companion and aesistuit,
"

[73]

3

by

THB

FAST

REVEALED

aud

tbat

ual

repreeentative
upon

he

had

"hould

be

she should

a

earth

proved himaelf
tiy to teach

more

to

him

be,
how

perfectspiritthan
and
to

yet

as

that

she

reflect the

glory,honor,and wisdom of the Infinite OverBoul. And such,indeed,has been her mission.
Through the aid of that companion he has
alreadyattained to enlargedspheresof influand wisdom, and haa realized Bpiritual
ence
allied in principle,
though not in perpowers
fect
to tbose possessed by celestial
relation,
in the higherstates of existence.
intelligencee
of attainment,
Such vere original
possibilities
all within the scope of hia inherent capacities
of soul.

Through her he was also to receive foregleam" of the transcendentlybeautiful conditions of an unending life,
and be led to ajspire
for the

attainment

She incamated

of celestial beatitudes.
upon

earth in

a

more

deli-

phy"icalform than that of hia own,
and
better adapted for epiritual
ezpression,
therefore it is not inaptlysaid that she received it from that portion of his anatomy
which
vital organa
from
guarded the most
cate

[74]

3

by

THE

the

ordimuy

PAST

KEVUALED

expoaures

and

earth life. She
uuto

himself ,

aa

tion of the Law

was

made

that had

mishaps

flesh and
been

of

bone

the
like

the manif esta-

in all the Iower

ordere upon

planets;but as she
decreed that
was
a self-conscious en"ty, it was
she should never
be pennanentiy limited in
her progrees by any material environmenta.
She haa ah"eadyproved herself,
firat oraa
and spirit*
dained,the necessary
coD:q"aiiioD
ual guide, reflectiagmore
correctlythan
the lofty Ideals and
intuitions of the
man
the

earth

and

divine natura.

in other

Her

mission

will

never

cease,

intuitions fail of effectual
sptritual
disease shaU have
use, until sin,error, and
and he, for whom
been completelydestroyed,
and "^ten
centuries toiled,
she has for so many
been so
suffered physicaldeath^ shall have
the supreme
imfar redeemed
to perceive
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realized important spiritual advanced with the more intelligences. specialconditions. period been slowly but consciouslyrealized. cal brain and to evolutions vwiou8 through of hmnanity representatives advanced developed capacity to moreover. confirm. was ignorant Nor had any [79] 3 by .and at titnes. although important need must have and without edsted he aa therefor. imder "elatioDB with the astral world in the occurreDces ords most intelligently interpTet physicalsecrete. of nature's nmny the were earlyperiods. physicalcomforts. and tions. necessityfor improved of conditions. certain ^Snities have Man has.as common the rec- direoconceming visions.THE FAST BEYEALED comprebend or express ideas wbich pertainedto the higher planes of reaSuch control has. however. Primitive understood nor at the value conceived material first neither man any eought nor epiritualrelationa.when he had attained spiritual exalted more later and progress favorable more conditions pre* vailed.but intercourse on so wi"i beinga was reserved for apiritual periods. since that son.conversations.

cyclesdiscover spiritual [80] 3 by . Before relationa tnie know an KEVEALED was unable was the to upon a to Law. in fact. and natinal desires His pasaions. were apparentlylimited by such satisfacearth affords. capacity whollyunable to perceivethat he could reahze all the to definitely assert control over power own latent Iower Orders of animal hfe. however.and had so been beginnlng. real- man He perceive did not planetgovemed by Law.m a imdiseovered forces. He did not con- possiblefuture existence for himself. plane need value of of of realization instruction which from wisdom spiritnal any was perceiveduntil the divine self-conscioua- not ness obtamed ized self-control he his that he absolute He from waB.THE attained one FAST that recognizesthe The source. it was should after many law.without vision and sublime destiny.other forces in his nature destined to show in were forth manifestahigherintellectual and Spiritual he who tions.appetites. the of World of his asceudency. the tions as Though such ceive were a the existent primal conditions.a spbitual entlty. Thoi^ he knew it not.

beneficence yet realized.THE and. capacities the divine harmonies were best conserved by such divisions and developments. most EBVEALED FAST important of all. that sibility cover and absolute iower the ^irit in define its man may future own perfection. The intuitions of man. and permits the discemhas proved the grandest ment of good and evil. while others'developed many for expression.to leam realize only ooe. very imperfectly We conclude that the unfoldment of that which relates one to higher capacityof spirit planes of thought. and how or talents. been essentially to have correct though seem expressed. even in the beginning. and that any change is imdesirable which involves continuous labor and finally the sacrifice of the [81] 3 by . the could reason why some also.A instincts It presages the pos- yet dis- destinywith person in predominate may whom the deem a knowIe(^ of how to satisfymaterial wants entirely adequate for human needs.It was to be l"s good fortune.leam and adherence that truth of conscience to the monitions deacribe one's spherein the realization really of divinity.

he did might.can be offered againstan evolution from prevai"ng conditione to those of more even intelligent underetaEding. by his own the earth. always realized by the diaciples are We ought also to remember gaming. though the transformation should and an of the and obligations upon increase Abundant and involve fonn new a spirit's responsibilities other planes of Service. man. while in under here. a satisfactory acquiring is written that he was placedin a garden vented It xmable was perceive that sense conditions to in the be- that his 3 by . Thoixghin the beginninghe comprehend the necessityof an or his future a glimmering own improved advance which that efforta wCTe relations a he better state first to necessmly to unending Hfe it.His ing those obstructions exerted of nature principal in overcom- which pre- subsiatence.however.THE FAST KEVEALED No valid.and that upon Bubject to the conditions Law desire. of civillzation than prevailed. increasingspiritualbenefits of tnith.incamated he therebybecame prescribedby the he assumed linder which form. embodiment. physical logical objection.

more than he. after the physicalform. but that he did he per- continuinga previouslife.nor ceive that bis keep then only the physito amid experiences surround- new ings and influaices were coherent. symmetrical parte of an immortal. Such the self-con- discoveryof the Divine Ego. designed to conditions man of panion soon than a It given a himself evolved intensive to existence. in activity esoteric or spiritual an perfectly sense. perceivedcertain advantagesderivinto 3 by . progressive Ufe.who.THE and FAST "to commanded he it. intuitiona may have been firstawakened through his companion.necessary. He materialization of was dress limited control very cal brain."showing that obtained a it and spirithad as that he simplelabors pureuit.and that BEVEALED only able was such as over to perform connected are remranbered with not. been had not him prepare he be may more would not him to if that intuitive self-consciousness cause for other com- have so sufficiently desire to taste the fruit of the tree of of the knowledgein the "midst garden."which in a metaphysicalsense refers to the reaJization of the inner or sciousness.

con to of knowledge a did possibly REVEALED in in many no way un- relate him re"eve him his respects increase. This aUegory a reveals important lessons applicableto human experiencein every age. for the consequences responsibihty foUowing violation of Spiritual laws. Penalties as a natural sequence are always meted to those who yieldto desire.whether sinful acta are committed in error in premeditation. from. were The tree in the midst therefore be defined Principlewithin as of the garden heart of man.and each one suffers the consequences of his [M] 3 by own .but not know the that physicalperils involved in her acta. possessions but Infinity. the intuitive attributee.FAST THE able from good and evil. the create which of spirit. but do which may symbolizingthe Divine the bea- the hght. for er the Law forever continues witbout change.

not it for vse than the primitive very ideas. He weak spirit within of expression and could other any the then. The Law as impressions upon had no formed life after any part not how revealed his in beclouded conception physical death. all^." " We Adam and day: the ing Walk- God bis but undeveloped.oTy spiritual entity. . superior ordere and in realized an a now. from assume of the presence garden.XI " they And in the Lord God in gsrden his wife and heard hid the voice the cool of the from "ie of amongat the of themselves tiees Lord the that had man ex^tence as not may Genesis of Infinite in brain capacity the 3 this consciousnesa Spirit. of to his use divine his nature nor made few mind. He whatsoever had for a i-ealized he bu^-hright. opportimities of He knew spiritual [86] 3 by . was 8. was other to possibilitiesof development.

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through the he heard. Ita PAST EEVEALED planeswhich he has attained.in the cool self-consciousness. of the day.and have sought persistent protest againstthe vio- itB admonitions. moimt inner progrees. to In midst the exercises paia- of the garden. created a longing desire to inspirations upon all the source know and numbei" of the cause . Is not the spirit within iteelfthroughthe consciouamanifesting of man real to^y than in the ness more moming of humanity? After the realization of the divine self-consciousness. have heard to stifle its lation of divine that Maniy since command.through aspira- and spiritual woiid.reaUzed considerable graduallybecome and more and spiritinfluences.THE ence. voice. [87] 3 by . leaa physicalphenomena of the he has since then.and may spiritual eyes enter into by conformityto required that through the life one new and beautiful relations. the voice of the Spiritdistinctly a"sertingita then susceptible more now has and control in material matters. and peace are obtainable conditions.and tion. the one perceivesthat harmony rewards are and opened.

Through wisdom and obedience the di- to vine intuitions of his better natura.FAST THE Man at foreknowledgeof the without first. for he that has voluntarily sought the companionshipof thoae in the love thereafter suffer the penalties of evil. one finallyovercome and enter into the the law of enjoyment Kannic action of those [88] 3 may by spirit- . must one can never retum of disobedience. star of even the bear the issue of his Had he no own em- had one remembered " must encounter. After havingpaaaedthe Rubicon of restraiot.without any to Mice guide the not rerealingno trail. he might well have himself amongst the trees of the garden.no the to one escapea the violated Law. or have endeavored to excuse or justifyhia act of disobedience by any of the sophismB of which the human is mind fruitful the ever mother. experi- consciousness fact that he errors. great per"s which barked EEVEALED the upon he would where life. new preceded. halcyondays of native aimplicity. clearly foreseen his aubsequent sought to hide career.

possessednot the capacityto recog[89] 3 by . or in the material attractions of the physicalworld. ever can auccessfidly himself amid the trees of the garden. reference is indirectly to which made in the allegorical story. or Seif Consciousness. separatedthyselffrom me.Such grace and perfection the fnU realization of is the final fruition. who have attained the realized by intelligences of character heights. the Divine Principle.through disobedience. of the Lord God from the presence (the inner divine seif). In the ninth veree. more defined."Thou hast. hast ventured course upon a wrong ual dost thou quences? thou not From not What see perceive the hast thou direful to say? conse- Canst thy nakedness?" the fact that man in his first estate elearly perceivednot his nakedness.or. the spiritual meaning of which we in part define.appeals to the mortal "Where mind in most art positiveterms: thou?" as though sajdng. rewardfi for prevlous good actions. and sufferings sacrifices. however. and of aetion. Spiritual in the behalf of othere. hide No one.PAST THE BEVEALED in nature like unto those correspondences.

Eden.but producever since. human the "s illitstrated in allegoryof the of and historyof the in the truth their demon- occasions now.of to the Law responsibility fact of bis inabi"tyto judgment of the inner divine point of escape what ^ves value and importanceto the the narrative.and the man's an This of events spiritual [90] 3 is by . He endowed with not possessed specialinherent giftsof spirit by such Btration then.PAST THE nize the inherent difference between truth readilyperceivedthat it will be error. as ties for No the great has race with their without geniusof the hour. connection Adam. necessi- existence. cuhninated ever the was requiredfor revelation event tion of the so it ordere. purposes the self-conscious- is the for free for eveiy ness recorded. REVEALED and until acqtiirethat capacity. is the figurearound which centere the early traditions of the human embodiment will and act. The of a He race. Stands forth spiritual idea. alle- an goricalrepresentativeof mankind.he did not recognizethe differentiations separatinghimhe did the lower self from had in ordere of anlmal beginning been the life.

as past. [91] 3 by . the to us whether the record of or story is allegorical Its event. where found and those of the Eden great souls tniths. that ever real a of the to the east. new to coming. latent divine many.reflecting raya Gardens will so shall seekinglight. fines and spiritualmeaning distinctlyde- limits its value.THE REVEAtED PAST it is of littlemoment instruction.and resiurection causing a righteousness. And ages man. interest and instruct it has those it be. and of that lightwhich spark in the unto tratifying of of the consciousness of others the reality alone coofers freedom. It will continue tum will be teaching important of wisdom in every di- the beauty truly illustrating rection.

of brought allegory The fruit it also Ibid. " is hia had Lord 4: had offeriog he 4. ground And his to and sacrifice Spiritual 4: to came the the Cain now. terra the plane and The finite we it nature of one's leam is be more leamed have in respect Spirit.for the civi"zation. 5. offering. we whom his indicates spirittialattainments of of times." to that pass. firstlingsof the Ibid. wheu clearly comprehended. as recorded What prevailing of any beliefs sacrifices. the of one." And of procees Omnipotent."And in Cain brought unto the " "ock of unto respect But is true of one's fat thereof. no the through sacrifice from all-8ufl5cient [92] 3 by in . study the realization. and " of Lord." the " Abel. Abel and as 4. conceming much Spiritual laws. that in aacient offering an 3. needs He combined may practices Infinite can the or nations. " time Gekesib he unto respect. not significant.

of livmg sacrifices. His Spiritso Law more forms the and past reflect the soul's hght. the hght of the Coming apotheosishas been revealed for the benefit of those in darkness. teachingmany how to live in Order to obtain foregleamsof a divine reaUzation. practicedpropheticaUysymboUzed futxu" sacvery fact of 3 by . and and economic Spiritual certain in- and we may relations which the Infinite. The in the earlyages.left valuable legacies the enjoyment of which m we leam veiy much conceming the relations may of the apiritin man with the Infinite Spirit. ofterings. PAST as intuifinite cere- constant great leaderB affairs have. The of the desire for in of evidecces inepiredby are REVBALED has revealed He .through their Services ia behalf of humanity. Through the ministration of such.THE Himself numerable we tivelyperceivethe sustaiDB monies to throughthe His Wisdom. succeeded in later times by and self-denials. Such laborers in the spiritual vineyardsof the world have ever been servants unto others. is confirspiritual aspirations mation of humanity'sinnate draire to attain The crude rites at first spiritual progress.

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aa a tban indefinite idea that is not sustain this character. particularview any his hiatorical evidence murderer.THB FAST clearlydificemed more brother. truth spiritual being. Has of material church ever en- reaUzahigherspiritual answer to this inquirywill [96] 3 by .answerable a way the have may an entertaining to BEYEAIiED influence men. The probably had predotninant. implying. became ever offered his or much It is recorded do.than the brothers. the consideration to crimes such important than the followingfrom one after soon personalacte of these mere quencea of such of his long destructively will s""est more for his subserviencyto been inferences may narrative which in was thought leadingto such result US he that Gain of the surrender impulses and Other saciificea.visible sacrifices. tions.and lead to be higherseif to the drawn the sacrifice of life or the altar of the abled attain to correct the the surrender values upon two conse- of of the value the lives of practica upon The the They natur^Iy and material.and other discords. tions? from largergeneraliza- them. the passions. He Bome There acta.

or justice. Such the earth at the write. the two aspi- lead to the control sacrifices which of great moral the than those been regard of the divine low conditions periodconcem- While it is true that the brothers little knowledge of good had realized evil. bas there been spiritual the and beneBt? In the earlier periods. ever a spbitualIntuition.the the wrath believed to appease was and Spirit. sacrifice of life sacrifices. darkness. to be derived vibratingin many.to mistakenlyseek release tbrough material sacrifice rather rations and of the seif. Beyond servingpresent imagined needs. principles of prevailedupon ing which we paxente of have cruelties without many brotherhood some periods have Such thoee from man. certain benefits possible caused an ite Infin- for ollenses supposed fact of such The the be"ef of of pardon procure divine commands. to in committed and violation of from have them. [96] 3 by . committed darkness.THE PAST EEVEALBD settle many to importantquestionspertainlng church militant.in been which of equity.the and capacityto perceivethe difference between was rightand wrong.

and apparent conqueats.shalt thou not be accepted f doest not well.THE FAST REVEALED developed in either. Only atter many centuries of wars. then understood. " and If thou if thou doest well. Spiritual meaning of Symbols. Neither only indefinitely of the brothere comprehended individual obliNor the waa gations to any Supreme Law. lessons as illustrated valuable taught many No one by previousexperiencesof mankind. came retrogressions. in later ages so commonly employed. dur- ing which great souls perceivedthe %ht.sin Ueth at the door." "Genesis 4:7.de- losses of nationality. is always at that time knew the fact that man rewarded or punishedby hia own acta. periodsof Spiritual lucidity among limited men. structions of govemments. [97] 3 by .

into thy 1. that was of hie birth Considerations Hi" "I In land doubtless Abram 1. shalt thou make thee I will shew " " Get multiply and become [98] 3 by a . prosperity were secondary com- others would his agency." great a thee blessing. houae. 15: thee. from land a." change the I unto great nation. of "I individual important. thy sbield." natiou. great. unto that I will And will bless "Fear be a Abram: promise blessing.and am ise prom- removal a another section. make fulfillment the domicile of will and and thy shield. pared with the reahze through descendants he should though blessings which thy ceeding ex- of thee of the occurred. and 12. am reward. Abram. Ibid. exceeding The be of and thee." a not.xm the "Now out of thy father's Lord hsd ajid thy country." from thy " and Genesis great a make great reward. would I 2. " "om 12: name Ibid. said unto thy kindred.

and rescued not the Bults. in the lightof history. empires.and remains to per- petuate the geniusof its founder. the survived revolutions. with adapted to the test of fall of of peoplefrom servitude.though ite long night powerful.THE FAST EEVEAIiED a great nation. apbeen divinelyordered for the peare to have of extendingcivil govenunent.when deeds race the successors to record that attention. his memory. manity loyalty had generations world's reallygreat of the one in another ren- until many " passed. While we and reverently purpose then not gladlyoffer would in Services to facts to no he one belongingto the and performed by worthy country. caxise commemoration men. of his accomplished many and a modifications has stood rise and civil special under cause adverse of hu- was the Initiation jurispnidence. other important re- leafitof which System of find Httle we materiaUy aided the conditions. [99] 3 by . was revealed.few and or of racial progress.which. of slavery and aubsequent distribution over the earth. which. his immediate or compela us attract any imto belittle his character way in the dered tribute oin* other and later tjmes.

have conidealized the finer intmtions. however.the many of cruelty committed in the past by ordere of of some Moses its cruel this mito mlers.and the heart tnisted of the as race of the to From a the has confident His ehosen a expectationin absolutely the consciousness the belief that the God will yet restore of been ever piain people. there longingdesire. here etate that a part we may cent of the Hebrew of Abram. to Standards in every race since the time age notwithstandingfrequent deparof some tures from epiritleading.relieve the race from the censure of a wiUingparticipation in. tinuously holding taught or of ethics in attained by other most Statement.THE PA8T BEVEALED Through obedieoce de"vered have that unto reaUzed Commaiidiiients td the great lawgiver.millions Ught and great spiritual benefi- guidancewhile incamated in the human form. We would. however. refers to the Though the test specially earlier periods. be construed not as imiverea! at any period practice of all the virtues. must an indicating advance of those This races. or acta responsibility for.so firmlysettle in time of Abraham people to the ClOOJ 3 by pcs- . day.

sacred of Israel will son every Then the spiritual sense. importantConference a permanent Court of [101] 3 by . once fullyreahzed in human will promote peace and concord consciousness.look for the day when the truth shall be they confidently hope in realize. and ceive the all His One For Law Abram. The of recognition hood.PAST THE of its ancient 1 than EEVEALED its and heritage. do. however. unto a Idndred. thy country. the over is. ite most fullyrevealed. and from thy and from thy fathw's house. That Hebrew common mind fact. admittir^no self-evident a greater a question.and ever people will sometime i"er- of the early spiritualsignificance promises. for has which the of brotherprinciple the Jews alreadyresulted in and the establishment an of have always stood. the Infinite ruled was. of the command significance givenunto "bram. everywhere.which. "Get thee out of land that I will shew thee." Spiritthat throughthe universe will in the time of be. to originalprestige and is expectation like unto the to glory.Seme. indeed. who realize that be some there may specialmeaning in the ancient covenant.

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facta of financial Observation. and and that he should incline the great and sons must a the pros- and per- good succor distress ? This bestowingblessname great and heart agamst might long since charity have been [103] 3 by . deUvered from Jews persecution. and separate. for what But in protecting shield.That the tinuityof the Hebrew man hu- spiritual image or very unto the BoUdarityhas protectedthe race hours oft^ have pxupose so sacri- many fices been giftsbeyond measure by required? Why have bestowed been so freely to perous the race assist the brotherhood distinct? I" God among that only. Service of darkest haa impulse and transforms beautifullyillxis- others.fa- common all observera. has periland served as maintained The impxilse and great political kept its blood These are miUar to integrityand con- its leaders and perils. distinct.THE FAST KEVEAIiED realizations Spiritual heart unto its Diviae of trated of in likeness a "uthor. a race.of making keep to respecter of love the Jews sustain in sore Method the of Jewish for by closing the glorious. pure.to race those of the brotherhood be the Divine ings.

tion to It needs but dispelall the a doubt Law. kingdom produces with Both definite results. have the absolute Imw. the xmto as spirit. certainty and unconsciouBlymanifested cardi- have In Hebrew iflsueprfflcribed by the to the Jews present hour. also clear to who one that matters Spiritual brothers' prosper.THE blotted from factors. in the cause every superficial investigar conceming the divine in obedience of which principles tinued of EEVEALED the calendar of the world's bene- of perfection nal FAST Gentile inevitable multiplicoperating ity of apparentlyopposing forces in the universe are clearly revealed unto those who perceivetheir occxiltmodea of expression. con- the realms of material the The affairs. we sulted from note the the their happiness their own and blessings spiritual of When of many apo- failures that efforts of the earlyJeira [104] 3 by re- to . interests and and receive satisfactions without haa made a those who study make number.and the general 88 illustrating It is imity of the perfectand absolute Law. cosmic Order. It is its mode of an demonstratingthe possibility theosis while yet in the phjrsical state.

as each of those sjrstemswas principally designed to further researches in aatronomical science. for the "utocratic rule sustained tary force everywhereprevailedamong [106] worthy by milithem.THE estab"Bh PAST better we ditionH. a knowledge among who served but who as incidentally priests. subject to REVEAIjED aad spiritiial poUticalconthat they were remember limitations. did not and to coneequentlycould not profitfrom the diacoveries which had been made by other nations. the " pleaseto term it. rieh narrow in other not resources. and to disseminata such certain class of students. 3 by . so the State Neither of those nations had evolved any System of civil govemment the name. outlines of a syatem. greatlycircum- should many of the sea. V/ithin weak and a the countiy. They were migrate scribed. radieallydifferent from those imperfect which forma of govemment had previously been estab"shed by the Egyptians. navigators distant eountries. and "tlanteans. they in a the firat were only people to evolve from self-consciousness but some the inner spiritual theocracy.Chaldeana. if you received their support from purposes stated.

aations. " " 17:4. And the will be Abraham.in a the of nature which to conscious While others. the in in the plains heat of unity some it is Spiritualinflu- beautiful are with are rhythmic reflections of those more possible for corresponding meastu". progress." eeed made " Lord and thee." appeared he Ibid." " " is with covenant my sus- all to states to of harmonies those [106] 3 by which . him thee. 17: door tent sensitive feels than the unto 1. 7. father of thy thy natue name Genesis nations many be bave I and for And I thee and an and to " thy : day. more any shall "iee. between their be to for Ibid. shalt be of nmny father a shall Neither but Abram. in thee called thee. 18: Spiritualrealma." coveoant my after after individual Thb in eeed thy the of Mamre ences establish everlasting convenant. vividly realize. me. " a 17:5.XIV " As for thou and behold. ceptible in sat unto me generation God a Ibid.

ends. may Communications as from will enable him by yieldingto those in superiorstates to the leadingsof of suffer the deepest pangs The ments occur beneficent eerve conditions morae. and direct impressions life may excamate Law under is not necessities of special principleof nature those of limited to as in low incur and despair and which but man. one had At many records the time of acquiredmuch relatii^ Abraham.and in the as quickly the revelatora of truth.wbile not freedom serve some are attain expressionof thought.THE pervade the respond to PAST BEYEALED spiritual spherea. In Order to BuccessfuUy accompUsh the mission of teaching others. when the spirit gained f"ll control or mastery of a person's if he so wiUs and bram. the indlvidual. Out contam Scriptures to such matters.there is real necessitythat one should hve planes above the average of huupon has manity. physica! receive such aspires. Some sensations iafluences which and readilyfeit by others. no knowledge in r^ard [107] 3 by . Under the Law.or re- revealspiritual supplying the is yet but an inherent imperfectly underetood.

[108] 3 by . certain who were. Abraham tions. gerents of those who had attained apparently acting aa their executive supreme power.his advanced the objectivecapacities yeara. and few opposing vibrations. when of mind axe less a^reseire and the spiritual pure.howsoever great may of manbeen pr"sent exigeneies or the needs kind for apecial revelations of truth.FAST THE to laws. In respectof having realized correspondences which from enabled to receive conmiunications there spiiitintelligences. before the possibility of Instrument have manifestation. end. as there subeequent times. in fact.his life in favortent" where atmosphericconditions were able.though but few had then real- spiritual correspondenceswMch them to receive direet Instruction. Spiritual REVEAIjED There were theo. enabled There has alwaj^ been requireddue preparationby the of splrit. and minor pro- mortals. have in all been agente in the enforcement of the viedons always willingto teach ized of the Law.spiritual viceintelligences. him a Many His fortunate causes concurrence had had been of contributed with condi- to that uprightcharacter.

Specialterms had become not regardingthe and fixed in the Jewish have the earth definitions vocabulaiy. been ignorantand and have not perceived that the superstitious. soul of man with the Divine Principle. which. deliver their they are related to have done the plajnsof Mamre. at that time not appeared supematural. it is certain that neither the Jews nor had any other of the developed any races then upon definite ideas Infinite Spirit. in our not usual in those common day. were influencea. should have been aacribed Judging from the records which have served to us. was one have they ever nor duly appreciatedthe fact that spirit is the essentia! part of the beauty All primitiveraces ever [109] 3 by .though perfectlywithin the do- maJn to God.FAST THE EEVEALED definitely polarizedthan in all contributing youth. happilycombined. upon The realization of certain spiritual powers. been pre- of Law. enabled certain intelligences perceptionmore to reveal their and preaence. were times.but their possession by Abraham clearly ee messages accounts those for bis from other der that what commxmicate with We need won- must have abihty to spheres.

XV

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to

ran

toward

neighbor

the

created

from

the

tent

ground,"

would

vibrations

be

Communications
and

then

be

not

OUT

arisen

removed

from

It

would

were

rea"zed

the

hold

be

good

in

din

and

the

to

in

r"nge

which

Dlrect

the

it

forms

sections

those
of

business

walk

with
of

could

think

might

converse

his

conditions^

see

bustle

of

other

from

We

impossible

natural

within

hearts

life,there

underetood.

higher spiritual
by

the

such

activities, Bpirituai bodies
fields and

18:2.

clearly pereeived.

brothers, and
the

bowed

the

sent

conld, under

received

uid

front

of

object

lo,

them, he

aaw

Genesis

"

seeking

one

chief

he

door,

elimlnated

delicate

spheres

of

when

looked, and,

Spiritual atmosphere

a

most

would

"nd

every

as

and

eyee

tilm:

the

and

of men,

be

his

selfiabness

All

the

by

them

meet

himaelf

be

lift up

he

the

mortals.

posaibilities

consdousness

fully

all.

[1113

3

by

FAST

THE

Wheo

EEVEALBD

studies the life of

one

back

is,as it were, taken

plainsof

the

favorable

that age

to

He

Mamre.

Abraham, he
and

to

percelvesthere

a

spiritual
harmony
No
an
atmc^phere clear and exhilarating.
causes
prevail between the foldisquleting
condition

lowers

and

the

members

of

other

"

for

Lot and

natives

first

conflict between

the

those of Abraham

adjusted. Peaceful

as

had

clude want, but

not

uted

of

The

poseible

a

herdsman

been

of

happily

relations existed

sufficient tribal

of that

tribes.

appeared at

that

matters

and

"

of Abraham

country

reason

to

without

withm,
prosperity

to pre-

generate
which afterwards proved
the avaricious spirit,
such a retardmg influence and, finaUy,contiibNo

to

many

for

prevailed.To
has

reaUzed

ties of

one

some

the
spirit,

witbin

misfortimes.

every

respect ideal

spiritualintercommmiication

is related to have

and

to

conflicts disturbed the
In

tribual conmiunities.

as

Jewish

the

mtemal
destructive,

condltions

great

so

who

haa made

evidences

progress, and

of the

possibili-

revelations which

Abraham

received will appear

the scope

of

natural

probabihty,showing

[112]

3

by

THE

that
where

he

had

FAST

EEVEALED

attained

that

for beneficial

personal directiona

could

be

States

of

reeeived

from

stage of progress

those

in

the

uses

astral

being.

[118]

3

by

"

the

And

Lord."

the

Lot

and

tbem

rose

face

hi"

with

"

And

besides

7

men

son

in

thia

"

we

is

them

of

hast

great
hath

sent

all

and
grew

In

which
was

he

And

this

the

the

before
us

upon

out

the

ground."

comments

prevailed
stated

of

inhabitants

that

any

out

Ibid.

"

the

he

was

:

time
abie

of

Lord;

19:13.

Ibid.

all the
that

plain,
which

25.

conditions

certain

upon

in

19

cry

it."

cities,and

the

the

of

face

destroy

to

the

because

place,

tliose cities,and

overthrew

here

thy daughters,

"

"

1.

12.

destroy

waxen

:

city, bring them

the

in

19:

and

sons,

19

thou

Lot, Hast

thy

and

seeing
himself

Ibid.

"

even;

Lot

bowed

he

ground."

unto

Ibid.

"

will

Lord

the

and

law,
thou

place."

For

the

at

and

and

them;

meet

said

whatsoever

and

yet before

Sodom

to

Sodom:

of

gate

toward

the

angels

two

the

to

up

and

18:22.

came

in

eat

theoce,

stood

Abraham

but

:

Genesis

"

there

"And

of

Sodom

toward

went

from

faces

their

tumed

men

Abraham,

through

[114]

3

by

it

spirit-

PAST

THE

relations to

ual

EEVEALED

with

commune

intelUgence probably one
been delegatedauthorityover
"

whom

to

the

hemisphere. Under the
after havir^ made
intelligences

advancement

serve

may

then,as

were

who
ligences,
were

whose

supreme

in

tial
celes-

vicegerents.

of

and

capacities.
the
Law,
it

care

to

was

jot or tittle of it failed

that

the

accompUshment of

not

the

sufficient

different

agents

purpoee

8ee

was

of

various ordere of mtel-

now,

served

its

as

executive

Some

it

afFairs of

Law

eastem

There

had

tribes,possiblythe god

Jewish

the

celestial

a

one

instituted.

the purposes
Law

The

in

for which

is
itself

in-

an

prindple,a force,which can or"y be
tangible
perfec"ydefiried
hy ihose spir"ualintelligences
those
who have hecome
Masters
of Wisdom,
"

who

have

attained to that state of Illumination

wherein

the

preme.

Such

through the
municate
teach.
does not

principlesof

intelligences
can,
immensities

with
The

those

fact of

presuppose

attainments

harmony

in

of apace

whom

being an
the

at

are

su-

will,pass
and

com-

they desire
excamate

to

epirit

of spiritual
possession

perfection. Doubtless

those

[116]

3

by

mito his there the to from In Sodom.in a metaphj'sical sense. but Bpiritwere resenting laws of ual neophytes." by previousverse were face. of truth The and is that appeared and three in day? zation. one the [116] 3 by seeks motive . and the had of prasence bcen convers- departedtoward Sodom (theterm here.the instead of know the seif. While were Spiritual intelligences far but entities.do not With three but all our boasted fourths.to and If each its verities? one " ratio attractions glittering each (Abraham) one the seek its who who men Afterwards Has error.messengers friends. it is related that stood the separatingbimself toward tumed in yet before stood act tiuned that. contained "Abraham veritable only importance attached Chief rative not than more Abraham unto ascertain wise changed world civiliover. while since that to the nar- that Statement a Abraham.THE who tumed FAST BEVEAI. repthe material world). generalities. not versed in the intercommunicatioD. those three of the Lord in the presence Lord.ED their faces from that Ijord of the Ijaw who ingwith Abraham.

certain that Lot indicate correspondencesof livingupon a would not flee from otherwise have danger.THE of back he is There in the are. also those of as redistribution ture the diacover soon of repreaentative a majority in the REVEALED action.messengers working for those who reorganization.giving him. also. an opportunityto would escape. for which purpose change Lot.are there exist. and those connected with him. and waya.and higherplane of ally prevailedin Sodom had at hfe than that been many was gener- time. he will eveiy whether or FAST those messengers directed were revealed or him unto the approaching catastrophe. represent the co"perate with in cosmic conserve the issues of life. supereedingfonner new conditions. The forenmners fact of that rec- of nattn*e. expressione. and to who laws are perceive the not attracted " direct the ognizethe fact that do construction. He directed others to were 3 by . minority principleof change. of destruction those who those who new of ment the and they or forces and energiesof na- assist in the establish- those There. while so [117] evolved spirit. but order.

.

tion.is such the fate of many buried.though its final direc- During such periodsof the mateiiaUties of apparent retrogression.and the individual sinka into those deptha of degradation iflever onward.The aver^ it new age a consciousness of the inhabitants moral city. earth obscure the spiritual visioo. escape Vision from which impossible.when to invite since livingupon aa destruetion.would of as long attest.a swing of the pendulum backward. [119] 3 by .could tbey speak. a low plane.The death is change door of escape a unto appeara for that our call we such. a Community.THE PAST BEVEALED respondencesaa indicate reaction. to a dty.and you wbat often appears unexplainable. Apply the prindpleof the Law to any number of individuals. as through are presentedfor advance opportunities to higherplanes. will perceivea reason for or nation.

and " sod he And 25: Jacob sware Jacob. sister Ibid. of " "And died old years the fi"nt. The a was he took Bethuel the Laban the to 25 : he to the 29. " Ibid. we Scriptiire afford wben Esau this me Abraham Whgtheb in 8. Ibid." was 25: daughter Fadan-aram. and day." unto pottage . " forty wife." And Jacob field. " said. was the up people. in stated nor of respect that does that Abraham [1303 3 by . Ibid. Jacob yeara." And Abraham all that gave he had Genesis " " Then Abraham old good of Syrian Syrian." Ibid." unto adopted not are us faet light is or established informed. Swear him: and 5. " the f"ll of 25: and ghoat. day thy birthright. gathered gave Isaac. this me sold from came his 25:31. eaid. to and man. 20. Seil and primogeniture and 25: matter." Isaac Rebekah " hia to "And old an age. birthright he unto 33.

In the be^ning of property to the eldest and occupancy values. no evidence that properties of any sort in the day of Abraham held were by title deeds. conferrmg the exclusive rightof the inheriof realty still prevails. I am aware possessions. " of Bustenance driven from domestic animals.the descent of son included both sonal per- such of centurieB and establish the as pertainedto the equities lands.THE gave FAST REVEALED Isaac.after the death of Sarah.which place to place as were exigenciesre- qiiired. had beeo bom. and subeequentlyby another wife.the firstbom all unto eon of Sarah. received anything from hia neither of whom that primogemture. except as it could be used temporarilyfor the before though that a eon. We have. by a bondwoman. however. and that the tance is recognized the law of one of m principle doubtless the leadingnations of the earth maintained through the influence of an aristocracy Bustamed by ownership of lands. It has requiredmany numerous conflicta since then rightsof members to of families and [121] 3 by . six children.or that real estate was valuable.

and its proper other such the manage- [122] 3 by . are existence at that relative to inheri- relation to any only interested now became therebyassumed bi"ty for administration.THE FAST BEVEALED others to the wealth by or by through wills persons that in the left deceased relatives Tbe ^ta. We have information no tjme of any matter. disposed Accordingto the record. There exercise was a to moral justiceand in bis reeponsihe should that Obligation equity know of the sole possessor father's estate. tbe royalfatnily fact eldest of the Bovereignia entitled to the throne and that in exceptional by primogeniture. that written in tances. or of England. cases.has operatedto confirm in that of law what was at first country aa a principle the mere personalact of an ancient Jewisb by the same nomad. descends the female cbildren. thougb the usual custom there are not wanting similar instances. and her issue.nor We Isaac of the Statutes in fact. That is not of the presentage. tbe crown among son rightto the eldest daughteronly.Abraham of bis possCTsions. givingall unto Isaac before passingfrom earth to spiritUfe.

by almost material prevailed. They have. ent deified iflan It seems opportune time to ns Hebrew that the pres- dispelthe gloss to and glamour. Unto thoae early for many patriarchsthe world has tumed somethnes in admiration and centuries. the as foimders great spiritualtheocracy. the ma^c and spell.THE BEVEALED of the interests wblch meot then.the a Commonwealth. been loftieat pinnaclesof fame unattainable aware conditions that controverted. and in place thereot incorporatea more correct statement of the which real then Statements we and be may are be accused some. approval. data of life. enab"ng respect of the hfe m Isaac. We probably will Uttle and who moral of a that desire to belevel those common plaeed and om' the upon endowed mth Such critisuperiorities.and degrade to the have. thoae in the prosperous Happily and we draw to US PAST conclusions character of expectedmuch conditions without not are for inherited.but often in criticism. as from he the lese fortunate now. in a certain of been sense. [123] 3 by . by court^esyso named.woven around the early founders of that Commonwealth.

fortyyeara was desirous death.where have Queens somewhat much and do to in the the affairs of selection of Consorts. exaeted Isaac and. married.it time must Isaac son be he and of age.FAST THE cisms do not with in we so before far manner of design those co"peratingin the are the Our only reader the prois purpose truth. would his go to delicate rather a " from there seek out admitted. place in any nor us. might be considered quite old enoi^h to act for himself. in the at our day. Abraham. that resultingfrom opporttmityto study some mission success an present of the [124] 3 by . Jewish In in that rely upon undertakingwe able to impart those order implicitly all needful Information. Previous of his to having his son oldest servant oath an that the country of his master a wife for his mission. purpose whom duction to concem the change REVEALED succeed of the "fe.but such affairs must then have been conducted fashion in State The affords after the royalfamiUes. and the possibleto correctlyportray as earlyconditions to and of this work.

astral to munications Com- world.uncontaminated. and that Isaac took her to tumed wife and loved her. the Jews oldest " of customs amalgamation have with of dwelt. observance should son have and trusted select not the Canaan- UnUke some encouraged have by the strict never in this respect eacaped foreign Clements. the blood of the race. and preserved. Trustingand commanded believingthe Voice.rewith him." etc. as we told that are Rebekah. and the "And the Lord placedupon them appeared unto Abraham. For a period of about twenty " servant years no children bom correspondingto those family previous to his own conditions father's were to them of his birth. Abraham reliance " that his Chief of a servant the his " household companion for his whom ites among he other races. the sister of Laban the Syrian.such would as from It attacbed once be termed now the people. and promiscuousmarriages. The successfully performed the errand intrusted to him.THE early FAST teaches the of customs the EEVEALED Jewish importance visions. [12"] 3 by .

.

To that invocations matters should through obtain answers. anomaly all.that the birth of two sons. who subse- quentlybecame an ezpert htmter.though in relation of nature first ushered of representative order preservation. appeal related law hardly worth the of been described as of birth. above servant like.and that infrequentoccur- understand not the invocations.and won the love of his father.and unto and and the there eoiild have terwardfl that is will observe was an appear auch relatingto there twins.the story has little value One his answer unchanging law conceptionshould fol- that " beUeved the low.Jacob. time great difference. 3 by .he it many While of Vibration. of the other. no into a the animal physicallife (afthe hairy man) " type. attraction. aptitudes.THE The PAST Isaac's to aoswer BEVEAIiED exist that correspondences of realization not " Isaac did misunderstood. under Esau may should such lar dissimi- should one Aside from reault become its ual Spirit- metaphysical lesson. while his brother. and. the laws could inteUigences certain to the planea two upon an oit"a though rence.

excited the envy him to move to another During the periodof the country was of the his icsidence country. gave bis attention This trait of acquirementof wealth. and have been spe- loved him Esau. His his thrifty habits recognized that on if of to have account him.and subsequently who foreed of the natives. He fold from largelyincreased his floclffl and herds. for busineas even acumen. among lech was king.usuallyprevaileover mother of may "fe. reaping a hunhis sowing.THE grew to be a PAST BEVBAliED who plainman.ter on exercise the lai^er influenae aod control in affairs is but natural. He dred dwelt there and had success. and have attracted cially better than the lower indifference. succeeded fertile. in Abime- supply of water. naturally lech's land he secured as part a [128] 3 by . and Isaac with his family went Abimethe Phihstines. Order.when Gerar.of the tribes. character ia fullyillxistratedin the terms to the his subsequentlydictated to his brother as the price of food to allay the pangs of hunger. and. or chief. famine in the a Subaequentlythere was unto land. That he should If.

drawn from have to upiight person. to seem repreaentations justification. be can wealth. no until late in life. prudent.and hear. the served Through ignorance of natural special law. Jacob earlier part of his life ascribed visioi^. From much in which in succeeding centuries distinctions and the a the great moral No leseona He of led of Separation of Isaac. after been him.and acquired that early period we influence. successful. employed by Isaac.THE BEVEALED PAST mamtaining his pro^erity. his blessing. but manif estations from such in reaUty the aatral [129] 3 by . like medial gifts. possessedsome have been without with were correspondences and of astral intelligences. but his liisfather. purpose in the orders lower unto they were the the but voices that Lord he able to was God. career control the paramount traee may appears social to families. Jacob. then virtues of life were also understood have those early times the story of the Jacob and his mother to blindness relatiou to in The deceit the and m had with means deceive overtaken bestowal false prac- connection We of the as and ticed.

indices of the progress one has They are attuned. that that specialspiritu^gifts. conception conceming vidual equities this plane. conclusively the tnith the he had that higher realization of not clear very Nor is there sessed State for the such power but is Information the revealed moral Esau one's of the reader with. without certain great intellectual ^ts. mother shared. upon any for father's the himself plane. has been wrongly preto refer to the Infinite Intelligence.FAST THE World those from which of estabUshes attained his his in the odium bleasing. brother by thereby unjustly secured deceit. sumed to suppose that the thereby leadlng many patriarchsdid in fact realize the beatltudes The term "Lord the We indi- spiritual exaltations. uaed in frequently the earlier Scriptures. natural sagacityenabled [130] 3 by . nor poe- will that de- correspondence attractions." so self-consciouaneas. any pendent evidence any then nor spirit. and a the earth newr very circumvented fact that he The BEVBALED of the divine Jacob though was a God. or nature by of assoeiated ia not upon.

and sub- he did sequentlyobtaining Rachel. taking unto the he daughter whom his the pres- did not himself Leah.whose leadings forever preclude the employment of unjust His nato accompUsh any means purpose.Umited the sphereof his perceptionand preventedspiritual realizations. defending Laban. subject to natural impulse.m related in Scripture. and at Padan-aram with long reei- Laban. that foregleamsof hope are in the hearta of those waitiog and longing [131] 3 by . story of his departure from The of Isaac ence dence and Rebekah.THE him In fice of was not his to harmonial show to sacri- are simply and illuatrate his to that rela- We attest. acquisitiou for gain principle tions with no EEVEALED in the to succeed early life in FAST he not was in intelcorrespondencewith spiritual ligencesof the higher order.and to averse " manner refer he of property. his service his with the latter. conveys teric lesson of specialvalue. love. methods the his business as father-in-law Jacob's character. It is by contemplation of his experiencesduring those awakened years. ture. whom an esolove.

It is life.and said. " And he the earth behold it. of Ibid. the houee and with of a are 17.THE for PA8T favorable more doubtful very if bis Jacob willingex"e a was brother. of consdousness vengeance. Doubtless own dreamed. of conditions of bis Spiritual meaning he BEVEALED an of tbe attempt of that to glim- as stated alraid. How was the presence an ti"a low divined the top of it reached GBNE818 " from made life." on " the angelsof he And God 28: thisis the gate of heaven. association with other but 'faken in connection mant of 12. tbe [132] 3 by was judge . the : on dreadful tbe other members have may mering Ught wbich in to heaven practicedupoD reversions coDstant ladder set up a and attractions. the idea the memory bis made divine him of bis of brother.we Separationfrom escape This the constant the text." this is none bis medial had consdousness. and tbe primitiveideas ascendingand deacending placet tbe of afraid. and behold and the then bis Even have must justice him unpleasant. he injustice family. 28: " reminder Intuition tbe Nemesis. somewbat dor- surprisedby not been ia God.

turbid of imrest. outworks its destinyand passes into final states in of tranquillity. and he who looks beneath the surface in the of spiritual matters investigation that but realizations surely prepare are will constant.neither limited. planeswhere upon conh"hest aspirations center.THE for in Hke the executioner.for it is itself in unity with the those lawB. is not man other some or largestliberty. It REVEALED PAST of nature for- of har- conditiona restrained. the spirit(theEssence of the Principle man). Though at first in a State excited. and conditions for an perceive slowly unend- ing lifeof noble expression.nor in any manner subject to the bondage of karmic action. All eubjective and objective forces are forever mider the dominion of the Unchanging Law. trolled. like unto a bounding stream rushing the through the gorge and over precipice. And thiis under [133] 3 by .and finally beauty of nature and the per- enjoys the realizea the fection of the great of laws cosmic universe. laws In spiritof the mony. and have manner been ever occult the revealed.

.

and therefore sufEered the penalty of his choice. making the allegation ing the time of Service his wages had been In such he manner changed ten times.and more Spiritual correspondencesor other than wbich the material nish. He had selected his associates. vanced his material But with for by various and twenty connection Laban interests him so a period methods that of ad- further appeared undesirable. Conscience seems tion For to his the to reproved certain have through which his conduct he towards had acta of obtained Laban. he decep- success. enduring. a method in our mon own day.THE conceming PAST EEVEAIED beautiful. attempted jnstifyhiniself by accusations against that duremployer. He had of this world successes attracted those himself xmto fur- astral of the lower order. [136] 3 by . He eerved under yeare. was wholly efEaced.whose inteUigences thought vibrations prevented the realization of spiritual truth. not scured. though longoblightof coDsciousness. acts of deceptive sought to justifyhis own of reasoning not imcomcunning.

verses 9-11. to retinue numerous much.in departure from also were requireda of water of noted infiuenced The have land in directed and occupied by We Padan-aram. reasons wbicb cattle and have There his bis necessities of the herdsman have He leaving a was principal alwaye been be famili"r.and objection . the rieb country and with one occupy berds supply two important in all climates of most the probablyotber These grasses. the (prayeris often employed in prevent to reasons there.and could command of and men which he had achieved towards course of country Esau. were Were Esau was bave been the us bis an about of resources whicb Tbe probable issues of doubtless properly consid- tbere any Let retimi? earth. " . a servante. of some abundant more the eider in flocks and lai^ increase and Seir. brotber may terms abundance. Esau brother. beside maid flocks bis the world see.THE FAST After he had BEVEALED what become rieh. so the Edom. Cbapter 32. was tbat but sbould But not in read we of Jacob prayer times bis of [136] 3 by fear. he left the country in causes. was the move ered.

" Eeau againstJacob? wrong believe did Had etc. He [137] 3 by . he rounding him "s we the large with Do medial lower mistook Esau.THE and PAST EEVEAIiED itself ia fear frequentlythe child of sin. of of the present many astral influences for those of the sur- much higher impressionswith a yieldedto those which he in natura. and on they wept. but. the expreasiooof the conscionsoess of wrong). and accepted them as revelaOrder. the have powers the not atated. "For I fear him. as with time. He perceived the visions and heard the voices directinghis retiun to bis native land. uniform was correspondence. as the price of foi^veness? Apparently not. sheep." Previous to thia meeting Jacob had retum eent he demand his servants what Verses quoted contain Jacob possessed some reason? it? Bort. and embraced him. ever ever com- have no Upon Jacob's gifte of goats. for we read in Chapter 33. cameis. I^ he will come " and smite mitted a reason to me. and feil kissed him : and his neck. verse Esau 4 : "And ran to meet him. and asses. buUs. meet to For presente. he We had.

freedom jugationto have held failed not a viaible off and its And the wand in- To prevent his of the land of to the voic" implicitly trusted. its mollifying element influmce the human heart.for the FAST EEVEALED that reason they accorded with his self-interest.the etood yet in obedience he limited to wrong. In relation his brother's might be. and what would be the upon ita effect him of conscience undefinable an of offspringof conscious as thongh with way."Thus The have Surely memory to recall the events xmreal may Esau's.and been earlydays. thus in his case. and visions. creation of Crossingthe ancient boundaries birth. far it seemed him ward to must go as with millions We can he forward." no so fear.the Bcribed. he probablyconsidered of time. since.which and real.consciousneffi of soul and in farther. fear appears in restraint.THE tions. readilyperceive what been in the mind of Jacob. entity.and may that he have judged [138] bvGoogIc . An Uke nature a upon accusations his feeling him towards for what to held him of sin in sub- tyrannicalbehests.

that Thia selected to remain to erect wherever for any fact.his brother. my possessed the World. of Jacob him: were replywas. to related.he proceeded to a certain place and pitchedhis tenta. his brother it is I met?" thou And in his grace natural when sight.after which." Jacob.however. does not [139] 3 by . remained even his brother of the value great urging prevailedupon accept the gifts. brother lest his the neck said and valuable forward behind at that from reason. an note in the Jews very it was customary early times simple construction place had been specialtime.bought a parcelof land.keep the of cunning tmderestimate not with so kisaed him ever. for Esau. that of nature should. for revenge long before. how- unto did read we meanest enough.THE BEVEALED PAST the probable action plane of own After he sending late BufEered wrong misjudged the he feil upoQ told "I thou 6nd have hast of peace. "What which to He. thyself. unto they seek day all this drove by his presents. and erected We funong a here may the altars of altar. and and great a however.

or Jacob considered death than exietence in an had subdivided) The not conditions. a an not Ufe of the if chiefly. wholly. consideration when achieved and under world then been in the Jews men progress had with was present invited no wards. however. symbols of that bebet. conceming spirituat Enough. is recorded to enable us to to draw reason fairlycorrect certain customs whicb conclusions were conceming in tiiose common days. nor has FAST become had better been quali- matters. that be to some what knowledge of a future iife or and that altars soul's etema) persisteace. generationsafter- many fartber (afterwards earlyages relations Future idea conceived. Such ideas at the were that had time constituted religion.THE presuppose does been it in said the Jews any by confinn way true.concemed until The miafortune. Isaac. fied part of the Jewish no in justified not are anythingother of EEVEALED established eystem of teach- any ing. [140] 3 by .We that inference any Abraham.

desire for rnrely sat"fied. a [141] 3 by he . been accumxiiation the aide in idtimate their the long thy : but GENEBia " Jacob is Jacob name tain cer- spiritual posses- bondage highly to valued. the which obtaining karmic which mcrease sphere 10. perception. more any called hia had the attractions to interested and of the tentative in the sions.held engaged so 35: of earth." name of man pursuita purpoBe While and a illusions those using. him large of in came life around price he influenced his limiting usual wealth. more.XVIII " God And shali name ehall be Bald be not thy him. within but. paying attractions Doubtless paasion had the which once by awakened too certain bini of his to desire. things assistant" in Bucceed the Israel Israel. afFairs. there secured for perish enabled wove conditions He which of chiefly had of objects the meantime. Thy unto called he and name: Jacob.

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thia change of vision. he imperceptibly be^an vine the influence the which of delicate awakened life. imto shall not name After of God that which nation and thee." thy we is Said may spiritual resurrection. the mysticalmeaning to a he name. was songs that and domestic Ufe. somethmg the life of passed the crisia of ine that is sense revealed upon enter Through peaee. that One limits of Space. ought and could escape from darkness and there wonderful of appeared bim. the made kings shall honor thxis meeting.shall out come promise: "" sacred aad of be of thy loins". promise called the Israel place [143] 3 by .to of spiritualmeaning vlbrations the important fa"t that man than more an earthly Jacob. but any more will trust have of Company of pillarof inspirethe reader. new be called Israel shall be of rejoicing vibratingto occasion important conditions great joy in the heavens.THE PAST BEVEALED bereavments. of and consciousness di- to that stone nations. "Thy Jacob.and and in set up a well imag- account on the of this and Upon Exalted an Spirit announced. spirit. remotest he sorrow.

The the so soul stated departed conceming Rachel.were not belief current at We believed from place was departed(Gen. or the The alter conditions defined. in the above Scriptural writer away Benjamin this spot is fumished Evidence record to " at . are the to which of the that left in darkness. Near bom Rachel's soul and the that thing paased at death. both conceming ita powers destiny. [1"] 3 by its views have to death to one any seems at as or well-defined idea some- physicalbody it departed.35: 18). It is doubtfxil if future that time upon the been that least it is enterti"ned subject.THE KEVKiLED PAST Beth-el. soul.

" Midianite father. countiy. saying: "Shed not Joseph to will we that slay bim. shall we and Some say. him restore Israel taking blood. delivered and twenty he that . sotne devoured of It "ierefore." and and pit. now when excbange for trading passing through articles of merchan- [146] 3 by . that that this prevailed.XIX "Come bim cast beast into hath become bis is "Let and of life of in the kill was Ishmaehtes the credit after for and representing unto bands destroyed by of it age to to into advice to band a sold them to of silver." no pieces it is said of Reuben brothere the to by will 20. evil wbat see the "Cast Hia soon thougb In the him. us strenuously objected US pit let and " recorded (Reuben) of the bim: dreams. Joseph. customary was merchantmen." Jceeph rescue been 37 of one merchants the in Gbnbsib wildemeae. he To designed him bis to concurred subsequently ha4 Joseph beasts.

All these ble. record. transferred long thereafter the chief direction of personalaffairs. Young Boldiers were for the westem sort any producta countries. of In transaction a this Bort Joseph period of about his medial the two of and authority. ordered to his he conferred he upon and him Not a service. which cured the confidence referred. "s has related been conceming him. years giftebecame attention who the was be pub"c Pharaoh.were correctlymterpreted by him. he correctly defined the meaning of certain visions shown the king which in dreams imto the Egyptian his domestic and soothsayers had failed not Many subsequentvisions. also to of translate. of convertible for physicallyquaMed men sometimes exchanged in such barter. own of known certain that victim.and subsequentlysoid for Service in the Egyptian army.FAST THE dise the far East broughtfrom of the EEVEAI-ED northem more and receivingin payment assets. attracted in persons should After anny reported unto were household.as possesseda he of those thingawere nature to whom se- they quite poasi- sensitive to spirit- [146] zecbvGoOgIC .

he was son. guidance of under was special in the aatral intelllgence an Previously. which Egypt.when youth. Very few had realized that sciousness. He union Spiritual a in contra- distinction to the material aspect of the rela- tionshipwhich The other that limit above so long continued of Jacob sons attracted subjects.THE tial PAST EEVEALED and impressions. influences neither were the plane much of their remembered only as companions and are brothers of Joseph and sons of Jacob. by his his eider the nature not of his attractions.enables instrumrait of the an Joseph. speciallydear the was the to heir of heart of Israel.They much nor with below Leah. Being the younger Spiritual bom of the beloved Rachel. spirit mj^ticaltraits physicalbrain.as the o( State. he a revelations incurred the had hatred they understood brothera. and him one worid. once to as serve of character could of serve the and sensitive in such to therebyafforded relation.both conplane of spiritnal for afterwards the led opportiunity the manifesting [147] 3 by love . which. Independently of his account on circumstances his brothers attained.

confirms first in the pressed His evident. other Nor was after- and he im- positionshis he deficient in which perceivesand appliesto the opportunities of life.THE EEVEALED PAST good for evil. was adopted by the Jews.he secured many important for bis race. It was through his influenee that the rite of circumcision. By this and other conformities. Pharaoh. despitefully the our of his character. It was was in consequence of bis revelatioriB of coming made that Provisionwas for years of famine the sufitenance of the Egyptian nation. long previouslypracticedby the Egjrptians. in the upon Egyptian household those Spiritual supremacy. That whose he was used by inteUigences purposes which retums were benefieent towards and his estimate wards used him.bis life in Egypt fruitful of important reaults. that kindness eubsequentlabors in behalf of immigrants to Egypt. vantages adPrivileges Among the many secured for it were certain valuable [148] 3 by . He use profitable soon recognizedcertain advantages possible of attainment in Egypt. had those who Jewish At is wisdom of in army.

which they taught the A practical berace Egyptians how to use. The Egyptian nation had long been accounted the most leamed of the world in respect of speculative wisdom. they were pennitted to enter the militaiyservice.in exceptional lead the Egyptians in battle.the teacher of a mysticalone. Some arrangement" direction of [149] 3 by . the to had Jews of im- made importantdiscoveries of the ciu*ativeproperties of particular such as roots. beneficiaries soon always apt to leam. Their casea. came. while not powere of allen. race could They could enjoy and teach without restraint their religjous beUefs. longeraccounted no of his members thereafter hold the fees of iand. through the exercise of which Jews. but needed Instruction. were of many rated under beneficent the inauguJcseph.herbs.and solto command diere of their own race. substances.etc. Chief those men were concemed portant admitted in the Councils of determination Certain mattere. in fact. The Jews. and dld..THE FAST EEVEALED civil rights. such as was impartedby the Jewa. mineral salts. Individual in every the respect vested with were citizenship.

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direction well sppredated. Ptah. Osiria represented the creative principle. son of Osiris and early teachings have df^mas since taught Isis. One of the principalobjectsof worship by the Egyptians was God. the unknown [161] 3 by . trinitari^i teaching conceming the divine expression. who sitnilar arrangements but in a partialway not were only. From such other originatedmany in various parts of the World. At very important an crisis in afFairs. they change. made tive. Horus.THE FAST REVEALED Joseph attempted the introduction of settlemente certain in Jewish Egyptian sanitary his efforta in that but regulatioDs. posipriestsfirst leamed Jewish I^yptians the Jewish certain from the the bafds of the doctrines.Isis the principle of fecundity. and endorsed and enforeed by many Jews. though value worthy of adoption.imder of Moees. long afterward.as their practical was subaequentlyrecognized very great. tmder great benefit The direction without were esaentiai stringentregulationsto the of all concemed.

THE They thus were idea of tbe the unconaciouslyevolving the of edstence Jewish Infinite Intelli- an upon consciouBness. Egypt the to the said to have the or mediums regulattog A reason existed why qualified persona of bis should own race study the occult mj^teiv ies of the Egyptian priesthood. tbough from beginningthe of EEVEALED impressdngtheir discoreries and gence. the as revelations acceptance The concepts.divinelydirected in this matter. He was. PA8T Jews monotheistie priests. should We jectof ence do a this memoir to an to tbe subgreat injustice were we to important scheme omit a of refer- national Utility perfectedduring the periodof his [152] 3 by con- . whicb greatlyassisted in the maintenance of Order. It ployed by Moses enabled him to establish the Jewish bierarchy.of mclined served through wbom civil order may therefore laws received.and in the execution of requiredreguJoseph desired that lations to maintain the wbicb govemment he instituted. in fact. were be of aeere. for the obtained wisdom was so subsequentlyemfor the general good.

the irrigation trol in unproductive Lands. of whom great prosperity. Many generations have since been greatlybenefited through bis foreIn a period of fifteen Bightin these matters. The immediate family of Israel and the only ones of the descendante who success thereof many of those afterwards other the not hither.FAST THE BEVSALED of public aSaiis. through such and cognate enterprises.largely influenced subsequent Jewish immigration into Egypt. way In such a surpius and used limited and works had been imdertaken.coupled with the fact that considerable liberty for the Jews then obtained. by theretofore conducted waters for the growth canals through of rather imsuccessful crops. some all Syria. The of retuming privilege home from Egypt upon [163] 3 by .viz.but had never previously proved available for the accomplishment practically of important results. The one over opportimitiescreated for the acquirement of wealth.for the knowledge came gradually extended and were who firat settled there throughout Jews attt"ned came. he increased the productive capacity years of Egyptian lands fourth.

who had country when so This been regulation Buccessful to impetled.THE payment of a PA8T certain the administration permitted many leave the BEVEALED of tax prevailed during Joseph. [164} 3 by .

envelops of use experience be before walk. and of tbe spiritualrealizathe emanations. tbem. possible to one God.D.:eaby prog- . on and of such ." all named tbe tbe 48:15. 16. involves ihs attain the auric which tbis in from day. tion is qua"ty of atmosphere. his out who have or psychic or aoother."~lBiD. Ibid. bead." Gknebis and Josepb bis guiding tbe was and younger.XX " And it upon bis stretched Israel left hands band who bead. unto Abrabam multitude a 48: that name my fatbers my into grow redeemed let lads. " "And tbe was laid and right huid. spiritual sigbt. Manaeseb's upon wittingly. those nature This It is ofteo made [I""] :. and let tbem It wbicb Angel 48: said. " "Tbe firstbom. Ephraim's for Manasseb he wbom Qod bleseed Abrabam fatbers my wbicb fed and all my me blesB and tbe tbe Isaac life long of name eartb. me perceive may the did 14. laaac midst evil.

and in propheticvision beheld a multitude of their descendants of the earth.The individual sufferingthrough failure of sightof the sometimes physicaleye developsa spiritual counteipart. mony whidi was the An important part of the recc^tion of Israel had in the midst the derived from cere- great braiefits the good angel. to inspireand bless the. in a measure " temporaiy defieiencies of the physicalorgans.lads. direct them aright. Thereby upon the younger Israel announced the relative positionsthat each would thereafter occupy in Jewish history.as he bestowed Chief blessing son. Though that so "the he of Israel eyes could not tinglyto guide his sons of Joseph Spiritual sightmay dim were see. throughwhose ministrations he had been redeemed. the Divine supplying Opulence.as it were. though not accordingto the deaire the and expectation of Joseph. the two when placed enabled before him to him. [156] 3 by ." he own were have able witr was hands for age. He invoked the angel.THE that ress FAST with BEVEALED the passing of of some the physicalsenses correspondiugOrgans of the astral body become sensitive to outward impressions.

and care.the earth life of approached its termination. now Jacob. him- upon rescued from throt^h spiritual illuminatioD.and Seif.THE had which PAST BETEALED redeemed himaelf from all evil. he had of life. tranaformed the the through the nies. darkness ized worldlyand self-seeking Jacob. unto the leave to celestial material gel through " whose continuing had throughwhich he invoked resurrected been a of the an- had real- in behalf Joseph. His Israel mission accomplished.did possess certain spiritual any [167] 3 by . the been bestowed he had don change from a protection. Many of the patriarchs. and and mindful he blessings.nor traditions that do we As con- know he held views to relating it. It is not certain that the etemality of Ufe had in that age any advocates. direction which darkness of about Now. reaUzation of spiritual harmo- eame spiritual aelf. We ceming outworked as have a future Israel had the material found the karma Divine records of his behef no existence. however. ministrations of bis beloved sons God. and many of the of indicative " to so Israel robe. vestments light.

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Privileges theretofore inetruction of con- henceforth of deprived the made burdens. was reverence regulation the serve civil When readily perceive that a the be longer permitted language. the tian one of of will auch signing in all those rights Jewish Their to be as the for was for Jews to given prin- the the pm" Egjrp- did not the enforcement tantamount was to allowed and. prospered. whom to their to no inculcating gods. Egyptian ciple teaching pose they should be to had who one alter to king new a Pharaohs. to to con- of states [159] 3 by . not death children believe.XXI Long aat after the the throne upon knew ditions He tmder of ercised of children public anything. desired cruel to worship the that taskmasters. places. days the ex- God. hard of which determined subjected of who Joseph. JewB erecting altars in leam the the were bathe in and Joseph.

No Jew teach bis own language. any forbade of most Real estate owned races.THE FAST BEVEALED perpetualignorance.and famili"r with were not were issued the two by could upon cheated of the State.in the construction apply for not occupjed families. them Decrees or ownere after hold use to maniage between descend not death to other.which had filled. of the distribution of food could Jew nor es- there- unrequitedlabors of their the conveyance.None or rohes wear taiy race cause was of silk the than common per^ or could Jewlsh ordinary laborers. the to No Office of honor could any of the of gems of their altara. were Privileges It may race mon com- well be inferred [160] bvGoogIc . JewB but which allowed was or public ban- other his- pub"c processions. Those unable work. Not mitted or to material own could in times ries.and from their Jew any nor silver. No ners to relating torical evente All such and under profit. preciousmetals. the to public grana- ride in any inscription upon victories be carried in many other Joseph. could of the one distress from of thereof value.gold or of finer texture simple garbs of infirm.

however. under so. season lost faith in the race.THE EEVEALED FAST slaveiyand depri- that cottdltions of absolute vation of ordinaryrightscreated unrest aod great dissatisfaction such subjectto PreviouB to army their obtain own of Jews in inence commands Not race. and " eveiy bondman belief had restore imto Spirit had that a The Jews destinyof the prospect of rehef were to liberty. The lot of the hard. Those king.The through the never in due Law emi- would that Jehovah its race . new death impossible for not in the of those among persecutious.apparentlywithout The day. who Joseph it was the Egyptian had of the attained to prom- militaryforces compelled to accept positions in menial occupationsand the Egyptians as bodyto serve frequently and as common soldiers withguard servants out pay. imd final impUcitlybelieved [161] 3 by . the to State a soldiers over however. be unloosed given the rightof deliverer should had indeed was approachingwhen was obtained the Jews any the shackles of servitude were nite Infi- provided arise.

in Many miraculoua some had Abraham. he was task of the restomcomplish the Herculean tion of his people to the enjoyment of liberty under The ment. intellectually. nurtured whose successor rated few ceived of which the people. eBtablishment to include of a the hierarchical govemessential piinciples [162] 3 by . unto freedom their UberatioD a KEVEALED in illumined formulation obeyed Btates of needful always precedesaction and insures provisions A success.FAST THE promises made the looking for were for tion. giant among men.where for opprassed of a king inaugu- permittedthe atrocities only refer to we here. the fonns of Law. the by of the of beeo daughter being.and of those the and per- epiritual intelligencra. of hia and morally superior to any other man in every respect qua"fiedto acage. not of any great race. in he He oppressors constantlyled which instructions agency administration higherOrders cause the of the of the duplicities was interven- instnunent an bom impUcitlybeUeved and the He But by the at least or through leader. of of his impressed the righteousness espoused.

THE freedom. conceming whose power in apparent limited Jews ignorance. missiop change in a for the Indeed. Previous race. providedthrough His fect liaw for eveiy That the among well-nighlost. and from under and a the the pearance conditions a iiispired strong desire had leadingJews be. Swing of the pendulum. of that oppressedrace. the a dom Egyp- for comqualificationa such person who he should whence the occasion not than of Moses. The for man wanting. should at the approin perfectharmony priatetime appear. and of in was of eventa the obtained eense no of conditions would mand. nor better the purpose tians.but the been One and course his to eome. contingency Instrument for the administration and the promotion of the welfare justice. they knew should or the self-seeker. which first at [163] 3 b.had. was with of a that Law. .v/as He insure had which any EEVEALED PAST Per- and neeeseity. be his in faith had Spirit. general had he an apbeen should what nor of appearance infinitiesof wisof that were age unknown their to perceptions. an orderly sequence of needful The requirement.

Pharaoh rejectedwith derisive scom from those by overture every whose degradation he and his predecessors had so long materiallyprospered. Bo the leader in auy great movement needs must and protecbe. describe a section of the circle finally largeenough to include the temporary dominion of license. for the succeee tion of those engaged therein.not Confident establishment for their enforcement. may who Moses. and provjsionalmeans The times from many Pharaoh BOn.but was the the in the God of the of rea- his Jews. argumenta based power.THE FAST describes only the BEVEALED of arc desire for liberty. as in a balance. and great probity. of una person usual discretion. He eould not weigh. nated for a have to appeare been incai^ possessedall the specialpurpose. [164] 3 by . for leadership. heavy burdens. the antitheais of orderlyfreedom. and the the Situation demanded in be"eving not the relief heart amenable to continuance of obdurate. for requisitequalifications formulation of of laws. sound jut^ment. of the civil and having command military authorityof the State.

the accomplished results remain as facts of history. as now. invoke the mighty of power those had attained elemental forces.How were they wrov^ht? It is possiblefor us to disthe Law. high plane make hyperbole. spiritxud school He by those wbo acquired apparent control Clements. for Oriental exaggerationsof legends coUeeted long eubsequentto the actual events described. coimtry.Moses. in the Century passed. livinghave witnessed [166] and parti- 3 by . the Then. of exoteric influenced could only be had natural over atmospheras things which but objectsof sight. onlyhe who had attained to the higherSpiritual for the purpose of the correspondences could. had counterparts of those contained behold we manifested as been pbenomena. and in such diseoveryleam cover more In many of the our now own divine order. allowance natural attained. over but few ag^ who In the that as witness.FAST THE and moral upon in the traiued and EEVRALED facta.and ancient yet " we trol con- long eons of indeedupon this earth have reached to While real due the a few have and the Christ. promotion of great causes. Buddha.

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and have acquired ever study that Jews rior Egyp- accom- to Egypt. the the the first he spiritual realizations those to We need that not limited but sayers to derived sistance by the the Inspiration and Pharaoh to imderetand were unable supe- the causes the to from ter lat- acquiring elements. have a those a the in believe. previous from who Jews espert of reveal Mm.xxn Moses wa" tive agent had determined bondage. of \ia and execu- higher spheres mere have character. any belonging them had emigration discover to over know in order of far prevented dominion complete each seek all persons class. from sources We which co"perative why to of magician. who A results fact from those attained. and greater than him would plished by the release far man magic his in the pronoimced tian of of leader inspired an the as- sooth- successfully [167] 3 by .

were rarelygave publicexhibitions. which a class by themselves. and received honore usually Support from the State. in other sciences.or lower. When we consider that most men now live atmospherespermeated by many discordant and that they are subjectsof all vibrations. They could be seen in the streets of the masses. and some of them proficient all more or less leaxned in relation to spiritual cation of elemental laws. sessed how to eome occult others who wisdom and pos- understood produce phenomena through the evo- The latter intelligences.class included those who relied upon deception of the senses.THE Imitate Moses. and that only Sorte of retardinginfluences. had realized certain accounted adepts. They weie astronoinical students. in [168] zecbvGoOgIC . PAST EEVEALED There were among the Egyp- magiciansthose who had attained varywho some were ing degrees of proficiency. performing for the amusemeDt Th(ffie belongingto the first class. often advanced priests. The third. who tian Btages of Spiritual progress. generaUy regarded as possessingspecial gifta.were and highly esteemed.

and ascribed all phenomena to demoi"ac or magical influence.were as soothsayers. who have often called elementals. submitting to their unrestrained moral other dire results degradation and followed. except when the seif to their obsessions. Upon such a The undevelopedinplane we find Pharaoh.THE certain periodsof finer are of thoae many EEVE"XED sensitive to the specially shall not marvel we vibratioDB. not advanced very far in the scale of wisdom. teUigences.and those sensitive to tion of th("e in higherinfluences for could command beneficent suirendered their Cooperation ends.and had been educated in occult known secret practlces. know- ing the Law. ones etheric PAST accounted wise in the self-consciousnew human that earlier misinter- not preted true spiritual manifestations.for such has ever been the Law. of Pharaoh often employed in they were magic demonstrationa. they When control. were then. useful factors in the economics of nature when under the wise direc- In the age superiorstates.as now. Many Egj^tians who had inherited natural aptitudes. and some advanced ones of that order some- *[169] 3 by .

but those upon Umited planes of expressionwere We formance of mysterious acta. To bim there appeared nothing remarkable in the Performance. not it advisable to record these that the Student "aron when under- may first impresBion the probably was of Pharaoh Iowct the per~ to later distinctioDB known that State had progress. and for the mstruments the the rod cast before and produced a serpent. and tion was also could bring forth serpents.under favoringconditions. the power Orders. bis as likewise.PA8T THE EEVEALED en"sted times.it served without Previously the magic of requiredin order was could wonder-workera own purpose. to result. attained to states of considerable thus became promotion of the good causes. a demonetrations confined expert of whom [170] to were 3 by of certain in the . many and white magic were have We deemed facta in Order stand what him may here as black then imderstood.the higher had most The cast A been down do rods stronger eviof Jehovah the bring convioexhibition. who aid of inteUlgencesin spirit life. of dence Jew8 They the to not power his mind. however.

The Situation soon demanded more convinc- [171] 3 by . which nearest approach of that theistic concepts.Nor terests did age to actual antithesis of of Moses mono- Egyptian it comport with that the demands the was his in- should be granted. ex- Had Babylonians. came as revelation.Persians.an a Pharaoh carefullyguarded ciana had cited anger tbat magi- unlawfullyrevealed. the teachings.Chaldeans. the Performances of his magicians ? Had they not declared the Ukeness the not thereof We could not be found well beUeve can that wrath AaroD.Pharaoh he He refused to livingupon was of existence in which dominate.THE Service of Aaron FAST KBVEALED Pharaoh. and bardened the of his secrete of unexpected suspected moat been achievement his It heart. and and the earth? upon hear their that plane the selfish instincts pre- desired to know nothing con- ceraingthe re"gionof the Jewe.absorbed in wonder and amazement.and others from near and far witnessed. Atlanteans. imd that Petition.Parthians. aroused was eapecially againstMoae8 againstthe Jews. The surprise.

It was there revealed unto him that provisions had ah-eady been made for the deliveryof the Jews from there taught the prinbondage. the spiritin man able to pass out of its material body and enter celestialspheres. under suithas been able conditions. [172] 3 by . the third and fourth spheres. He was ciplesof the Law rehitingto spiritcontrol material conditions. afterwards over so signallyillustrated by many physicalphenomena.THE PAST BEVEALEP of spirit. Here let us State that in spiritualexperiencesthere tion of the was varied deroga- no of the Law."lw"ys. goingwheresoever its natural attractions lead. the spiritof Moses. in what manner he might seek and obtam specialaid in behalf of the in which he was caxise engaged.as all these now. He was also upon that and subsequent oecasioDS instnicted in spiritual methods and fonns of evocation. principles The Law omnipotentthroughoutthe whole univeree of spirit. Similar experienceshave was then. after he had faated and taken into was prayed for spiritual assistance.That ing evidences of the supremacy he might surelyimpressthe mind of Pharaoh.

In of the instance importantinterests but dividual. race were more of celestialinstruction substituted for in employed the riences an executive leader.THE realized been FAST day. aometimes in such served.and be objectsto have studenta many does memory cases the sub- our of recognition confirmed by the most in eome Btantiated facte ceived BEVEALED and recall circurostances cases profitby the practica! objectlessons impressed. have gences of man frame. vibratorymethods being. and pertainingthereto by have In been experiences. other one can re- abundant usual evidence. recall not and spiritbeing purpose in preparationfor future are. the a concemed. however. His between specialexpe- personalInstructions of agent of the Law the ever been held unto importance of chosen a so between celestial reahns temporarilyabsent The of transm^sion Probably no other interviewe orable of of in- in several instances was xisual like unto were DLrect interconununication states two the only the Moses.the realm personal education There aetivities. not and from the intelli- the its mem- spirit physical interests in- [173] 3 by .

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and them in proper ways limited only by use may and 11 attained inclusive. It is contrary to then denizen a of of earth. one tial imperceptibly through Cooperationwith celesteachers. however. Such realizations nor subject to delegation. ditions con- could have produced. natural in imison with who the then persons phenomena instnictions spiritual from an archangel. tmaided. progress.acquireaspiritualpowers. that to assume reaeon recorded in ascribed to Exodus. [175] can they are not be em- 3 by . the physicalphenomena him.an of perfectexponent His gences life. physicallife. Such excamate impubies were spiritual spiritual. Chapters 7 We.confined to the as he.THE FAST EEVEAIjED highermaidfestatioiis than could be attained limited by any magicianwhose abilities were with those in the Iower to coirespondences of conditions successfuUyImitate could not produced by had and intelligent and whcae one received been laws. the desirea of those intelliheld advanced relations in celestial reahns. de here advances from in man State that as the spirit and reaUzation to another.it gradually.

and many others recorded.FAST THE REVEALED ployed in conuection without was an for agent. " cause. Some the to of season drought preceded the plagues. land. the fears of the Egyptians were charged aroused. the to usuallydisposedof increased in AU of celes- transmutation conceptionsinto Buccess astral ordero the peril. hke demanded of nattare were sanitarylaws. the had become pollutedand were without severe streams sufficient force to convey mulations Disease had tioD and the sea in such accu- manner. doubtless severitythrough insufficient nutriLaw. Moses tial with a Nemesis tribute. unto ite whlch ita mandates the the spread over inattention to the violated geance. of spirit the transmission and material conditions of the visible favorable were exodus results. plagues recorded.and of Ven- the the instruments were Then ments Cle- through enforced. [176] 3 by . and when they increaaed in severity. or medium. natimillyexcited the hatred of the masses againstthe Jews.and their sufferings the Jews againstthat Jehovah unto whom not attributed supreme attributes.

causes and thereby mate- have never woes. Spiritual ship of the alone. in relation to this he the divine wisdom. highest leader- had Moses sort. had been and before the art of superstrtious age. in a and printing BEVEALED other means time for the dissemination enjoyedat the present of generalknowledge for the release the demand discovered.and in order to increaae the generalimportunity for their release some have activelyconeurred own may in the thoughtheld by the Egyptian masses that Egypt became Jehovah The the indeed the was of all their cause conjunctionof physicalconditions fears superstitious created riallyafisisted those engaged bat the victorywould through of the such hour demanded reeeived the was in the exodus. man We the heaven-sent hope and to of the record cause senger mesmore which espoused againstapparentlyhopelessodds.PAST THE Then. general Nothing was done by the Jews to allaythe fear and terror of the Egj^tians. intelligent needed spiritual and preparation. most in fact and indeed of the hour. expulsionof the and Jews their God from and irres^tibly expressed. [177] 3 by . been achieved The exercBe necessities of and Intuition.

and 3 midst in and : with Exosus " him unto bush a bumed consumed. am Ibid. Said. but childrea Ibid. Here unto me : tumed " be fire. I AM unto Moses." not waa the the and. during the that their could also the fonner be great some control them to restore [178] 3 by life pros- never whose enable would 4. AM: I the hoping that one : conditions Egyptians were 3 materially changed the L" you. while aside THAT " The 2. behold. shalt thou hath sent I AM of Jews but say of the restored." ways perceived ones to buah. tbe buah " And see. of aaw that out of the And he he "And and of he God said said. unto servitude many linder thoughtful relationa in in had Joseph pered. Thus Israel. Lord of enjoy unto . God and the of angel "re of tbe of out appeared midst bush wben the called unto Lord him Moses. Moses. with Many leader would appear. 3:14.xxm " a And Game boked. said. affaire shoi"d not only Spiritual liberty.

pare him him xmto in other re- spiritual thought upon respects so pre- that could co"perspiritintelligences and further to successful accomplishment ate the "beration the more tial he revelation. communication The 1:1793 3 by . separatedfrom Buccess That race. requiredfor states objective a instructions earlyperiods. he important perfeetlyreceive where. the specialcondimaintenance of those in the and subjective being.but gardedby them as a well-qxialified he had previouslybeen chiefiyoccupied in seemed personalmatters. The appearance angel of the Lord corded was well in the manner designedto awaken to consciousness. and further exj"erience needful preparationfor so lai^ a to them a of the field of activity. now. opposingvibraMount be for the imdistinctly consciousness. Moses. gence his of seek to led was retreat a of the pressed upon In tions the were cause his every could of might celes- spiritintelli- Horeb. rewards respects.THE them PAST REVBALED realize the to opportunities in industry. his concentrate and spiritual issues. was some of re- leader.aa relations between by upon needful toiy influence.

We reeord that "The unto of a him in bush.THE as have we PA8T BEVEALED it recorded but waa of one a series Bubsequentlyreceived by Moses. even therefore accept the may angel of the Lord appeared flame a cause Such of fire out phenomenon would a the attention thougb he over forms witneseed evidences the elements of defined. and through such forma of of natu- thoughtful any should within the acope perfectly Many investigatorsof have of the midst know it to be spirit possibility. selected bis great aroae in- who by intelligences capacity for executive the requiredcelesin perfectaccord with know in relation to spiritmethods what we of preparation to meet exigenciesthat he first needed specialInstructions from those in higher spheres in order to successfully direct afEairs. tial Cooperation." rallyarrest pereon. it was to pre- exodus. have seen physical have heard the spirit converse of with those [180] 3 by now . which spired him to adopt successful measuree overcome obstacles which numerous vious to and He had well knew duringthe been and as achievements. the present day spiritcontrol nature.

an object lesson worthy of record. possesses The buming bush. made in an leamed the existence of astral planesof life.THE FAST EEVEALBD the earth. signifies to the indeatructability.It was. gods. the of the Jewish but Uttle had race They had progress.able to fumish such convincing of control of the eiements.all to living upon apparentlyreal. will not appear extraordinary. the beacon lightof consciousness. the HS everlasting life of spirit. and care over. never consumed. Instructions from an inhabitant of the spirit evidence World. however. In a spiritual the mcident sense specialvalue. " by the burnii^ bush. and received be"eved that they graierally [181] 3 by .might weU be received and accepted as true. forever leadingmen into the fuller realizatlon of the divine In this wisdom and connection a love. should we remember that anterior to the birth of Moses.had Communications the revelators exercised a from to watchful spiritual manner the iotelligences upon such be indefinable leaders sometimes sources. To such of control the the the eiements over senses physical manifestation of nature illustrated by higher intelligences.

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love.THE of purpose desired. of It expected forces.and to reaUze the Spiritual meanto which ing of those inspirations upon Mount consciousness Horeb of the phenomenon first awakened Moses.Forty Umited masses could various were comprehend not subsequentyears proved he as Against the reali- of the great issues then fear the Jews important to establish unity was before of EEVEALED interest amoog and action zation PAST God Divine withSeif. and the recognition of God shall become conaciousness as the the All-Good and AU-Wise realized.proved inextinguishable. It will continue to bum until universal truth. since that for both event and Jew of the perceive the significance buming bush. their wishes Many Jews could in bonds were in all too by the Jewish a have the wildemess of the I proved Gentile none too opposing ignorimce. [183] 3 by of . the centuries many of the the in. importance of doubt long and for the realization AM.however. Even be formulating.the brotherhood of man. The in flame the there lightedhas.central fact in every son of humanity. and from concessions any Pharaoh.the Divine Consciousness.

From the higher concems that "rchangel he tbings conceming the Divine Frinciple. and is always revealed upon the plane of man's unfolded and does not assume consciousness. imto Led and instructed by the "rchangel Michael. he taught bis people the substance of the messages which from time to He source.THE The FAST of Moees name REVEALED has been rightlyhonored. in consciousness. regalrelations and time of man to of life. and man were taught the value of law and order. duties were received from that constantlyemphasized the divine. of the revepriatehere to state the source lations made Moses. wbose the pr^ence of the I AM leading enabled him to accomplisb the deliverance of bis race from ceived bondage. Bon As the Infinite Spiritis omnipresent.and reaUzed. enforced leamed many . The revelations reissued as were commands. deem it not inapprovisible form. for of equity through him certain principles firat promulgated.the spiritual meaning of life. of humanity can know. we special. and bis ^sential unity with the Infinite the most importantfact that any Intelligence. [184] 3 by .

ignorance. other arose. passionB. " few account on selfish interests. Through bis example a real spiritual Impulse were desire for freedom and bis preparedfor were of REVEALED P"8T awakened. and policies in a sense His acts. that bend to The essential tbe control many discordant Commandpientsincluded all principlesof good govemment tbe Jews and over much were more then to qualified than tbey were compre- willing practice. and superstition. were spiritualrevelations of govemment. ]a. first required. was but teachings.and general rather thaa conditioDS at influence and desiguedto have a as personalapplicatioo.THE through othere. by the of wbich be practically established enforcement and maintained and eiements. many He of was one spiritfor oppositionssubsequently of tbe most ments perfectInstrutbe of furtherance justice of bis or any otber men equity among period.wB. [185] 3 by .

that he He related proviwere allegoriesre- spiritual instruction. Bions leam fact corded That He of all whether real the the reader may that time. an like counselors.XXIV Egyptian Tbe the reader as know we natural Law. the in behalf on first may been having as ventions plagues effects plane so of but their distruatful reluctantly confided himself. [186] 3 by even in . and by phenomena through impress miraculous oppreesed an should we and Situation of that causes. obsti- suspicious ruler. are seek merely or material.surrounded ma^cal was occmrencea which deal of discovery of of purposes but results knowledge symbolie for at the interrace. really believed objective own of in any generally men one. the conditions had first to evil many delighted in little outside visions. better will we with imderstand refer the to confronted some Moses. Pharaoh. who. the Its of nate.

soothsayersconstituted separate classes. The progress and astrologers leaders of those orders cal arts influence and at and practices. and had or between those upon in magiacquiredgreat of Pharaoh. in statesmen no term. or Support a gaudy magnificence bis tax to in hi" for soldiera. Some of exerted important them. especially " which The pertainedto the hierarchy. thorotighly venalityof human then were of his country in in Egypt of that sense natxire. however. times of peril. He believe in the There the the defense modern did. Those who had usually priests acquired leaming were connected with the hierarchyand under special concemed in a class. in the propagationof tfaeir as affairs.not so much vows. occasionally in the settlement of matters influence. of state. mediums proficientwere physicalUfe renowned were The most instruments of in the those the astral planes Climatic conditions favored the [187] 3 by . political be"efs. the court intercommimication of existence. however.though but "ttle scientific had been achieved by either.and in astronomical research.PA8T THE REVEALED for the coUection of the means gatherers.

Moses. was Under case. lands.THE development of often such exhibited awakened aud prominent other desire for been wbo of hitber from Tbe correspondences. Pharaoh "My do rites from could interested based reasons ReUgious as quite as much The prejudices of one tbe one issues. compelled to Converting one perceived tbe force of moral responsi- attraeted attempt to not Egyptians and trust Mosea person had of bility.and certainly would surprisedsbould such a king have separated tbe Jews How only other and the it in floothsayersare canst thou upon practices Egyptians racial differences. of occupied positions Before bis be against were otherwise with exoteric phenomena? indeed. by legerdemain.Tbe king bimself was Performancesin pantomime and sucb wbo persona spiritnalwisdom in Court.They before Pharaoh for tbe amueement came EEVEALED FAST tbe bearts a present bis cause impossibletask prejudged tbe influences concessions bave been and of abnost who such had prevailing migbt hardly have expected of any vaiue. migbty men likewise?" explained the [188] 3 by sit- .

his rod Aaron's EEVEALED readilyconceive can have man every FAST reasoned hatred that obtained of Moses they had m knowledge within of secrets supposed to be exciusively the ken of his magicians. having the includes ever manifestation.THE ttation. unknown won- spiritual other ce- able to soothsayers soothsayersbut served to Egyptian monarch.and forces. reahzations of their and rod Through "For been. Of necessity. from serpents. One ideae may but that fact that the less. some manner a [189] 3 by . has attained the epiritmay planes of instniction greater his cast down they swallowed the that what they became phenomenon.should have accomplishall and than the of Pharaoh more could de ? magicalfeats of the harden the heart and to increase and "aron. higher phenomena would be requiredbefore a stubbom ruler would grant rightfi" requests in behalf of an made He oppressed race." up illustrated Aaron command Is received lestial teachers. his natural for he berai It of the duplication The of the all upon archangel and an h^her the tower elanentaries Moses.and he who direct the derful that their rods.

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hard the ia I let Israel under even peace. understanding. tioDS is his not those thine Lord.X3CV And " to the before Pharaoli bardeu people go. that said. aerving were revealed made tmto httle but assistance continue than I uot and. go opptMing of some all enables together taskmasters. judge righteously conceraing a do put heart. celestial preferred I ruling for Moses spiritual bondage : let the not 7 who when in that hand all matters." "And Exodus " Fharaoh ehould the hia Lord. " to 2. shall let Israel to whom work things he conseiousness in person in goeat 21. Who voice thou thou that see 4: his obey When Moses. I will but said into retum wondera Lord join in in an could condi- under* [191] 3 by . invoked. unto Egypt. 5: to one For principle and good for environments. a those purpose. The I have neitber will divine all Doubtless the Jews progress knowing be it go." of had rather that know Ibid.

rift in the clouds. horizon. such ap- affairs of another Pharaoh. who would their interests manage a Jewish had pearance wiser the present been condi- long not waa were commanded Pharaoh. " Jews the of the consider in one Perfect of its multi- its manifestation be"eved they owed of no tice. At and tude this of to centuries had us Unchangeable Law The tude point let many aspects. long hopefullylooked for the of a second Joseph.nor no They saw caught any Bcintiliation" of that lightdesserve to tined soon A few increase but their illumine to and the despondency by in sense to content But the existingstate had in Sustained hopea.and. demand the release of his people.would alreadyheavy burdens.THE PAST taking which. Uberal more from tions. jus- servi- Egyptians and that by two bondage and xmrequitedlabors times eamed freedom of [192J 3 by which .though wamed that Pharaoh's heart would be hardened against to go unto his entreaties. throughthe Performance of many signs and wonders. if EEVEALED unsuccessful. they endure to Moses contmue.

monetary. study the aCfairs.they had many remained to much leam. all combined. how- unconsciouslypreparing through the vicissitudes of slaveryfor the possessionof a country wherein the realization of long-deferred hopes might become poasible. and It would clined to domestic appear.THE they Bhould of matter RBVEALED have never been deprived. to FAST more As a things be ac- and suffering to be endured. Profits accraed to massea the unpaid in shared Services for subsistence competition of received another never Egyptians dependent effort the had from class. reasons one for the in- not expression [193] 3 by .before compli"hed. fact. to therefore.They were. and numerous others holdingState positions. who controUed its commercial. constituting the rulingclasses of Egypt. they should attain liberty. the upon from Many personal suffered from labor.however.and such had Jewish sources expended were in the satisfaction of luxurious principally' babits and debasing desires of the Fharaohs and of the officers of the Egyptian armies. The Egyptian benefits derived of JewB. ever.

eatate. veraal favors. lUun"nated the Law. To the compoBiteexpression.that the consider- and political moral Egyptians who had been beneficlaries imder conprevailing ditions. the the importance of individuals. execute intelligences and all may enjoyits benefits who live in harmonial relations with ite provieions. but it does not tolerate ignorance.however. which were reallyshared by all classes. In the atmospheres adjacent to earth are the abodes of myriads of livingsouls in v^oufl [19i] bvGoogIc . application. the completely chfoiging perfectmodes of its expression. evident upcm plane of being. establishing rule of partialities. meting out to some othem exalting visiting upon vengeance. of the Carried to a only those would nature evince but littleknowl- of the Unchanging Law.PAST THE of ation not givea to effect.ought to have auffered penaltiesof Violated Law. or regardlesBof p^sons Such a deduction. it might destroyits unifinality. and cause of BEYEALED the of deeps causality. would be an incorrect edge and one. each one contributes every his quota of good or opposing influence.

the physianguisb. They well command may for influences from consideration. and with when indifference or such errors permitted [195] are regarded to continue 3 by . violated tbe Jews bis beart not earth wbich penaltiesfor inflicted upon he would upon suffer great mental to real no justice. tbe He of htunan- average began to attract many and obstructinginfluences. bis ordere. cal " and ills. our spheres are potent those in national factore and individual affairs. so ual considered. was. Pharaoh.causes reservoir of justice. perhaps in ity in sensitive respectsmore than bis age.subjectto its con- some its influence to Law. all natural wron^ We read let them but are more was so go.THE "tates REVEALED FAST of progress. National calamities. spiritual The plagueswere penaltiespreviouslyinof action stored in the infinite curred. however. though poBsiblyhaving of knowle^e in Universal a with all common trol. by hardened Such tbat retributions reflections of tbose reveal themselves perceptibly certain states of in consciousness. aflBictions.are tbe culmination of individerrore. others.

was escaped expiation in plane of consciousness. for is in of the nation ness such to eSort BEVEALED FAST ratlos proportionate lowered. teach the thoughtfulooee important regardingtheir true relations to the Order."Who Such. that I should his voice to let Israel Lord. which l"s positionas ruler of the Egyptian nation imposed upon him. condonements of the Law Coirective manifestations always important eerre conscious- uses. his confidence in his to control affairs in to have obey the said. he final account. with- or evaded. or excuse had Pharaoh Even unconsciouslyfailed to to deal justly perform his moral Obligation. disregarded offer satisfactory Nor does ignorance reparation for disobedience of their injunctions. abiUty Egypt. be a would or not some have other however. but Their wise instnictions often are wTongfiUly regarded as misfortunes." [196] 3 by not . that he is recorded is the Lord.THE without the correction. should They tessons cosmic out cannot. neither own this go? will I let Israel I know go. with the Jews.

and Abraham. origin. the raising not at when procure surrounding In lands." to " Long Isaac. Each worahiped own but tribe certain in gods. or the Abraham. Ibid. unto 2 : of name JEHOVAH name my 6 unto tbe by Jacob. images which signified to very [197] 3 by . from occupied various subsistence of birth the before but them. I known no had tribes Jewish the of sections making frequent changes of which for cess was each with t^e of certain the possession and of time with about Syria. a primitive creation crudely their other. unto Exodus " said and Moses. trnto common fashion of their constructed. they race had war tribes the pro- developed physical traits. eountry evolution. hands. new time to order in pureuit. to flocks. indicating ite herds for by 6:3. was him. special characteristics.XXVI And " I the am " God spake Lord." I And appeared unto God Almighty.

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him "Jehovah.THE FAST EEVBAIiED of neceskept through the enforcement sanitary and other mieful regulations. and consider falter and success in unto known the unto Jacob. imto a have upon those in- questionthe probabiliwhich practicaUy matter [109] by . whm encompassed by apparently uncontrollable obstacles.a revelation is re80 corded been received have to announced. "I Grod Abraham.can made which known shoiild faith and the Real that confi- Leader other than the "Most none that necessity of and revelation. The Jews had well-nlghlost those as faith in the revelation made Tberefore when we Abraham."I am him name unto the thenceforth dence was The reality. by but by imto my thepi. I not was we clined to read. Isaac. and the name unto of name Jehovah ehould the hour. sary Later on." which the Jews cause High." special needs of probable effect that such would annotmcement ties of the appeared Almighty." Lord/' and inspirereverent among of their the by important the fact of its acceptance be never fully understood as by livingso long subsequentto the events ourselves.

a " and ye shall know prevailingidea a war that I of God am was the Lord. as in a following verse "I will be to you it is recorded: a God. enable them to permanently possess the country and enjoy its material resources. "I which has AM down through that when Moses come ages? of the Jews Some should lead them Jehovah would beheved to the land come of rule and Cana^i. fall those never inspiratioDS eogaged in in times of urgent necessities." of conBciousness which of the statement. just causes It is very probable tbat the real signifiof the one cance conceming the Jehovah of the not at first perceivedby many was Jews." that He mied deityand gainedtriumphs over [200] The as enemies.THE the involved FAST BEVEALED destiny of the Uaeful race. that them over as that He would lead them personalKing and in other ways to victory. Comparativelyfew at the present time have realized that State enablea one to receive from nation. How the sublime THAT the I realize or true munications Com- spheresof illumiesoterically perceive can meaniog as in those many AM. 3 by .

not as have who the were of nature the spirit Exoteric as to of one of enlist the teachers phethe influ- of the without their Cooperationhe could succeeded in deliveringhis people [201] 3 by .had.THE They At BBVEALED Jews not nor did win material unto much to ability Egyptians.aud succeed. acquiredconsiderable mrait infiuence with the Jewish who were priests.their Moses. conceptions first the over Hirn closelyrelated very limited PAST hear nor the Voice inspiredtheir leader.They such a low plane of epiritual they could not comprehend the reahty of celestial visions which their inclined were hearken did to of greatness. was nomena therefore served means employed by him ence of those maases. through the possessionof epiritual gifts. Moses. in his the not than woree conditions yet upon were evolution that own last estate to believe they all feared victories that if he would be then prevailing. of moral the principal teachers precepts. In had by their responded whom the presence he to the elements control guided. preliminaryto the commenceof his life work.

been intensified Thelr Bufajugationhad of offensive by the deprivationof every meane aad defensive relief. many number. Many only faintly revealed by the new hoped in the God now nite infito be spoken aloud. for the Jews were few comparatively without and resources. and absolutely unconsciouslyand obedientlyfulfilling were conditions precedent to the realinecessaiy been zation of But success. arise. call to hia aid perfectfaith. even a belief in Jehovah completefulfilhnent of moral Law.FAST THE EEVEALED from the tyranny of the Egyptiana. may enlist the in the which "t Cooperationof higher intelligences preparation of conditions through the a desired opportune end be can hour the accomplished. for the understand can untutored bis a of requirements having savage. receives savage [202] 3 by . Those who faithfully acceptedthe Situconfided in the Jehovah. Mosee confidentlytaught would power in every exigencywhich might prove Bupreme ation.may who ali the not was intelligences who necessities.whose never name. and in would have compelledto yield to superiorforces.

tbey were compelled to endure many hardshipsin tbeir various emigrationsto Cawhile escapingbondage was a naan necessary preliminarypreparationfor the correct use of tbe Privileges to wbich they would become beirs tmder changed conditions of Ufe. in theb. They That thus were lawful in a we are not Uteral Statements and as to reapect authority. to defend certain witb that be did very high they created conditions which he afterwarda [303] 3 by .Uves in behalf of their be lay to cause. some of them readilybelieve and intelligences. but reqxiired belief by the deeds of down only taught to beUeve not were success. Wbile US educated measure which records of the are have life and inclined to accept we reservation.PAST THE inspirationfrom his BE7EALED those conjunctionwith in plane of perceptionand does the thingre- quiredof bim. Performance of illnstrate their heroic many if need and self-sacnfice. receive preparedto the ean Cooperationof that favorable auccess the come all the down to doingsof Moses. His faith relates bim to certain of spirit correspondencea productiveof The Je^ra the to Jehovah.

partly to impress upon of Pharaoh JewB the elements over personaleffort. who impHcitlytrusted and followed the higher intuitions of bis nature. mere the from pursuitsor imder- doubtless higher intelligenees The time or those in celestialstates.THE obtained. FAST We would infer from one other any EEVEALED not. exerciangcertain delegated must. however. the great teacher. and leader. distance of many as mani- Moses. We and record that truth the beyond the one as fact that Moses through the cause domain in was a of limited vicegerentor executive a Law.Moses folgetthat distinctive charm ancient divine not occurrences. that Moses been ever any a lend highlyrespectedin the world's history. from the released conBcious of when even takings. surroimded the etemal verities. who in the face of scom. moekery. however. and unbelief never [204] 3 by . have this Statement has one individual efFort in lawful fested their control the agency of mind of the ald receiving was sense employed agent of the powers. was principle earlier none periodsof is to and too the revealed correctly xmto as though by a halo of US.guido.

have of tnith. be no abnost That he doubt. from race its EEVEALED " the freedom of the Jewish the Egyptians and bondage of the establishment in centralized were to spiritual hierarchyfor a its govemment. [206] 3 by .whose grand deeires purposes. in first formulated the finer electrical and etheric for only in such Clements are prevail.THE PA8T faltered. nor duties ing to leadership. clear and the necessities spiritual perceptions undei^ of those in lower statra of progress fully forces stood.This ia neither chaos nor except he events prepared for the can a pertainworld of of chance. of his the historical eventa can are kemels as them. The which value inestimable bis of the xinto all succeed- has fumished career object lesson a careful studyof fullyjustifies ing generations should we find of the record.but sometimes to precludeour All great purposes sphereswhere though details some received many so concealed discoveryof divinelyled. No any crisis arises without one mold successfully hfls first been its Moses.there was distrust to reason We even life.

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" " "And be may both Egypt. all and the in 7 : did land of vesaela With ao of visible of the State the celeetial of There are may can From be spiritual vision color those of aprates in even direct temporarily chat^d the World vibratory such an that in changes age cited will Variation who their 22. of waters upon upon their of thst there "toae." Though their they 7 thine out blood Exodus Moses. snd poola Bpake the cauaes in appeM^ Pharaoh waa 3 by . in the has the assigned esoterie able are the by ance. ponda.xxvn " tbe And Take Lord and thy rod. upon beeome niay Interpretation. magiciauB enchantments. watere tbeir upon quotationa above atmosphere. astra! of Egypt Ibid. better to of Aanm. scholarahip currents. we advanced of etc. and throughout vessela : band streams. rivere. Say unto unto Stretch Egypt. that water. " the effect to atmospheric face of intelligences of pearances the wood. the worid the The all upon their and blood. the 19.

We also read "And veree: following the fish that was in the river died. so exercise control change to of the Even to the expressionof component parts of an over a given alteration of the relative [208] 3 by .aad FAST the EEVEALED of appearaoce iUustrate the de"cribed. He could not have escapedthe karmic debts of hie own creation.bad be attempted so to do. turbid State bad not of expiated the of the Law.as one or more substaace.THE blinded." for those who have atIt is not impossible tained in the Illumination the elements.and there was blood througboutall the land of Egypt. like unto the plane of earth mortal bom upon since ereation'a dawn.but subjectto. fitly 68 bk moral conscioiisness. and the river stank.and the Egjrptians could not drink of the water of the river. that each must requiremente suCfer the penaltyof mdividiial misdeeds. Unto bim the end was mentaries of the astral yet. the Law. He the wateis. Pharaob was not a of. Even not they obey as mands victim every be spheresmay ployed to enforce the mandates the eleem- of the Law. the behests of those whoae com- precludefailiu".

The exercise of powers productiveof such resulta do not obtain in the low^ spheres. The disillusionhad not yet occurred . Had Pharaoh at this time tion of the consented Jews. the time for their failure to at the command the future. [209] 3 by .THE PA"T ratioe of Vibration BEVEALED in relation of such parts mightproduceconditions inimical to life. Egyptlan monarch knew not that Moses could the co"perative obtain assistance of intelligences from those planesof beingwhere limitations cease and conditions of "ght and power prevail. It that there could reproduceconditions of Moses was not and "aron apparent be revealed many to created in was Pharaoh thingssur- The passingthe liniit of magicalpossibility. he would to the libera- thereby have not for the reason that escaped further suffering. stillupon he waa the plane of his soothsayers. Decompo"ng fish and decayingVegetation might certainly create deplorablephysiealconditions.

and the over Lord He desired contributed selfish to to pleaaures. unto prominent that in He affaira was Ibid. 8 respite. S: of 5. respect. was not prototype questions concemed Exodus " characteristics required the " froga cause there that said. Ex. which moral disposed not important the in low to in who many his In not. nor his to inter- to priesthood. unto over hearkened have moral rod Egypt. Say iinto Pharaoh Phabaoh. the when But the thine upon he hardened as apake rivera. and bis Moses. a was time the of of consider fere in future a live whom gorgeous Bensuous fair conduct. and ponds.xxvin the And " forth Stretch to come " up band 8 : since 15. [210] 3 by ." saw world. Aatoii. king been was all should him at the in bow surroimdings enjoyments and defined no all. : them. The estimation personage. an 8hown are obedience of 15." the streams. consciousness mies of land whose that aSairs the over [spirit]had Lord thy with heart.

Pharaoh was may beUeved have wilUng to admit. form and that Egypt. therefore. complied with over in harmonial competent such m Lord quest and that the Lord answered obtainable are Spiritual blessings by those forth called for Moses Pharaoh people. and visions of Aaron take may away the the frogsfrom he doubtiess Visitation was rea! informed that MoBee bim gences forever de"nes tion whether the As in all other and me all are thi" re- his prajrer. [211] 3 by of . the acknow!- of the Lord the Jews. at time any intelli- Spiritalso its destruc- cause mental phenoraena be the We relations with and may he from feit that to confer them. or the higher intelUaSairs."Intreat and atretched was frogs came numbers. spiritual gences in tbis instance controlled the conditions. vast rod real."for my before said. and doubtiess knew he could not escape a most the Instruments the Law througb which request was e(^ment of a tantamount that and the in this instance been had he tion impleasant Situa- witbout the assistance of Mos^ His than more to belief in the power Aaron. majesty of manifested.FAST THE EEVEAiED the When.

influential mler was ex- ignorance. and stubbomess. Escape unregulatedsenses obtuseness action.in impulsefrom period.had to proved attrac- tive is the natural deaire of those bound material was such State a a of of his lower alwaysarbitrary. correspondences penaltiesexclusivelyconfined so-called lower walks to of life. to the natiu^. both evi- of spirit.THE PA8T when "But EEVBALBD Pharaoh rwpite.he hardened previousconditions his heart. [212] 3 by those .whoee Moral dences are not in the to the the divme r"ch.althoughan bondage of karmic penaltymeted possibleoiilywhen nations to the attractions of life. It ie the usual pressionof He exactions not of darkened Phathe among evolved in fact in are the withm consciousness." which there that saw have A retizm nature is of the law has awakened of that consciousness.

Say iinto and become " "And " thy rod. having The thoee occa- reproduce to by manifested heart." The the Ibid.but of " : ma^cians bring hce were 8 Aaroa. " heart Pharaoh's and not Pharaoh." them uoto not Jewish ress bis thing concemmg admitted that is Tbis hard- was Lord the as . unto dust the smite liee ExoDDs Moses. it will be readily the Egyptian maglcians may [2131 3 by . 16.XXIX " Stretch ife'Pt-" the to menta forth upon man. and had said. there so 8:19. phenomena before Moses beaat. unto recorded. foUowing hardened : Ibid. natural refused who and of eommand king. magiclanB had. the the Tben finger ened. and God: the of all the throughout lice. out it may that said Lord the And to have have seen impulse. until the Pharaoh. been above could they said hearkened of hjid enchant- their with bo magicians Egyptian Bion did upon he land. able By wisdom. cause. nothing impoasible. the consider made leamed progsome- sphitual laws. and in occult 8: 18.

.

THE

PAST

EEYEALED

8s

it involved

be

accomplishedwithout

prominent

those
Above

other

all

in

why
the

yield to

long period the

a

generalassent

affairs

specialreaaonB

For

the

of

the

were

king could

the

demands

of

country.

there
considerations,

other

that time

at

and might not
interesta,

many

not

of Moses.

Pharaohs

of

Egypt

pennittedthe commission of many wronga
the subjectrace.
Through unjustand
upon
cruel acte, a psychic atmoaphere or national
of
had been created,charged with causes
aura
had

and the time had
retribution,
of

infliction

the

An

Law.

instnunent

directlyreceived
in advanced
able
to

to

the

penaltiesof violated
of the spirit
world,who

of

thc^e

illxmiination,
appeared

and
injxistice,

victoiy. The

from

Communications

etates

avenge

arrived for

now

necessities of

lead the
the

Jews

times,as

in all

had been foreseen by
crises,
preyioxia
those able to provide againstemergencies.
of national
Omissions
duty and commissions
of national sins by the Egyptiai", jmtified
the
of

appealof
Spiritable

the execution

Moses
to

of

imto

correct

those
all

in the reahns

errora

and

cause

justice.
[216]

3

by

THE

for

than

more

oped
the
have
and

rent

race,

about

were

asunder

an

by

opportunityto

better govemment,
in the

and
foresight

action foreboded
and

the

and

national

end

to

race

which

envel-

disappear,
lightfrom

was

soon

create for itselfa

the

of

escape

had

flashes of

would

sense

heavy,

yeare

celestial spheres. The

of which
own

and

hundred

two

the Jewish

though

as

REVE"LED

clouds, thick

black

The

FAST

success

or

to
new

failure

depend upon its
justice.Righteous

from

final establishment

servitude to sin
of civil

prosperity.Would

liberty

they succeed

orfail?
As

their

subsequenthistoryhas

desire then awakened

in the Jewish

proven,

the

heart

has

been

whollyextinguished.
Though often
prevented expression,it has continued an
this day. The attaintmto
active force even
of libertyinvolved imfor^een
sacrifices
ment
of leaming some
and the necessity
lessons in
which
the school of experience,
might have
had they reahzed
that races
been avoided
as
individuals are subjectsof Law
and under its
when disobedient to its requirements.
penalties
The JewB were
compelledto leam much through
never

[216]

3

by

THE

PA8T

KBVEALED

before they attained influence in the
suffering
World of affaira in which it was
their destiny
to become
important factore. They started
an
independent racial career, under the
upon
of one
leadership
ineptredto the Performance
noble

of

have

deeds.

since

History defines how they
actually
profitedby the instructioos

and

example of their seer
With
the Egyptians

lese fortunate
of their

were

and

the

nor

the

were

Jews.
of

any

attained

ever

prophet.

conditione

with

Pharaohs

guides had
All

than

and

even

Not

their

one

political

spiritualfreedom.

in

and
bondage to the senses
conperceivednot the lightwhich spiritual
sciousness evolves,
yet under an universal and
just law were
compelled to suffer grievous
th(sie
experiences. They were
"ving upon
planesof existence not inaptlytypified
by the
miurrain of beaste,
boUs,hail,locusts,
darkness,

ties
such

had

of

Separationby
earth.

The

death

from

Egyptian

to that
inflictions,

State

the dearest

life attracted

of

degradation

the chief officeraof State stmken,

llie Law

has been described

ing neither friend

nor

as

knowpit"ess,

foe,absolute in
[217]

its operar

3

by

THE

PAST

EEVEALED

of the fathers upon

the sins
tion,visiting

children,eveu
yet

to

and

those who

consciousness
of

they had

and

of the

love

principles,

of

harmony,

divine

of ita Divine

to
pertaining

sown

Neither
have

the

Prindple,

to

mammon

the material world.

the wind

to

reap

the

nor

could

and
fmits

in any

not

of obedi-

subsequent

the celeetialbeatltudes been realized

discord

and

sin have

conditions favorable
be secured

a

of nature.

order

to

in that

evolved

not

of
recognition

rightfuUyexpect

where

its

erected altare dedicated

They had

age

conditions

Egyptians had

the

the lusts

ence.

to

wiedom

The

Instead

leamed

and clearly
beauty and perfection,

reveals the
Author.

generatious.And

have

attained

have

it unfolds

and

distant

to

the

or

to

maintained

reigned. Nor

can

real,abidinghappiness
through disobedience

laws.
Spiritual
have
We
previouBlyreferred to the possibilityof the control of the elementa by those
of illumination,
and
States
to the frem
for
quent Cooperationof celestial intel"gencea
the temporary manifestation
of phenomena

to

to

iUustrate

the

supremacy

of

the

Law,

[218]

zecbvGoOgIC

THE

further

to

or

We

Such
in

beneficent

Bpiritualor

any

a

certain occasion

all the firstbom

the land.
desciibed

BEVBALED

that upon

read

SpiritBmote

causes

PAST

calamities

of

as

the

Egjrptiansin
aUegorically

are

Scripturerelate the Egyptians to

of retributive Justice

of disobedience

inherent

to

incurred

by

ages

of
principles

the

universal,
unehanging Law, in the mitigation
of whose
penalties the plea of ignorance
never

avails.

Egyptian leadere

The

advanced
Bufficiently

wisdom

to

in

and

leaming

perceive the

force

had

not

ual
Spiritof

an

abstract

principle.Certain other nations long
before bad
established
imperfectSystems of
which
under
legal proceedings
govemment,
had been instituted and judicial
decisions unpeifectlyenforced,but the absence of facilities of intercoxuBe and exchangeof views had,
in effect,
preventeda genera!unification of laws
or

the establishment

of any

national
System of inter-

jurisprudence.Customs
countries
were

and

then, as

Bometimea

sections
now,

of

the

in
same

d"ferent

cotmtry

important factors,which

retarded the efforta of those

working

"219]

3

by

THE

FAST

for universal benefits.

BEVEALED

In

fact,many

impeding

preventedthe Egyptiausfrom profiting
by the experiencesof older nations,such aa
the Atlanteans,Babylonians,Chaldeans, and
others anterior to these. It is not, however,
for via to infer that
correct
prior nations
causea

were

modeis

of virtue

or

in any

respect good

ideals. In
of spiritual
representatives
relations

they were

not

so

many

far advanced

the

as

Egyptians.
The

described
greatestcalamityallegorically

having been inflicted upon
throi^hthe destruction of the
as

nation,has
morals
those

sometimes

Egyptians,

fiistbom of the

referred to

Visitation
a
wholly indefensible,
in nowise

existing. Those
should

been

the

for
responsible
who

as

upon

conditions

entertain

such

study the metaphysical view

in

then

views
of

un-

changing law. Spiritis. It is preesistent,
is its highest
inextinguisbable.
Physlcalman
in
its best representative
type of exprrasion,
material
life. His evolution of the higher
consciousness is the chief object of existence,
the desired issue of all struggles,
and
conflicts,
of its endless
BuSering.Spiritin the course

3

by

taught to tenaciouslyhold to their physical forms and to prizethem as the pearl above price. of used in manifestation readilyexchanged when a are for temporary other and and better are ones realizations permit. This simple statement clearlyindicates that such upon a actual occxirrence seriouslyconsidered higherspheres. well knowing that spirit inherentlypossesses capacity to define one adapted to the actual present Btate of being. socalled.and hardly realize that that when to ends.THE FAST EEVEALED defines its own progresB also its various as earth it has methods bodies. Those in the higher correspondences lightly value the body. the plane physicalbody.where clearlydefined upon is recorded calamityas the Mortala and would in not Scriptures have been in the by intelligences laws are more spiritual better understood than earth. evolved and Upon ^encies. and they are but means they have served the piupoaes of earth existof no further value to spirit.in celeatial spheresa spiritual body of but all its fonns varyingdegreesof luminosity.The ence are are [221] 3 by .

.

It reflects the consclousness of the Invisible. that the the arc of conduct pendulum describing indicates with uneirmg that penalties certainty incmred are by those who disobeythe Law. and Order of whether clothed body. physicalor instrument. nor by personalinterest.and with the it contains which the Infinite expresses cutes designs. No one. is boimd or the cosmic to present is the desfor infinite progression conditions. is His in a instrument His manifeste universe. tiny of man. its principlescoeval It is the Etemal. a This metaphysicalteachingof the allegoiy.and upon spiritual a a plane of present correspondenceis either consciously his part in unconscioualy fulfiUing Order. and an a Ufe for hfe. and a clear perceptionof this fact is the beginningof wisdom.THE reeord Our firms P"8T EEVEALED of that concalamitydistinctly fact often observed a in human afEairs. the is derived Source purpose. the by exe- absolute Every livingbeing. by the aggregations of political or popul"r power Impulse. however. an entrance [223] 3 by . " an for eye is the eye. The Operationof Law is neither controUed Individual desire. From that exjstence.

FAST

THE

upon

the Path

tions

to

the

BEVEALED

evoluleadingthrough many
f"ll and perfect realization of

tnith.

Now, Moses, in a eense apparent to human
had evolved a spiritual
conunderstanding,
sciousness

in advance

he

He

lived.

in

hifi race

of the

that

or

any

from

existence.

In

moral
bom

in

due

higher states

certain

genius,the

for

season

he

eense

of

son

attained

he

earth to receive

in

those
a

as

age,

sufficient progress while upon
directions

in which

of
representative

the best

was

times

was

a

great necessity,

a

divine

the

illustratedby his life. His

of

purpose

offers sub-

career

stantialevidence that imder the llaw allhuman

emei^encies are
human
seen

and that neceesities are foreagencies,
from
the beginning by the advaneed

Executora
Had
mand

of the

Moses
than

for the

issued

other

any

that contained in Ex. 12

the strangerthat
would

Law.

never

law shall be to him

name

provided for through

ever

have

:

com-

49, "One

that ia homebom, and unto

you," his
justlyinmiortalized,

sojoumeth
been

aanong

of equa"ty
principle

announced

so

[224]

3

by

THE

the

expresses

That
was

subetance

a

command,

esthnate

sible.
sities

That

is evidence

his character.
Ideals

needs.

by

Under
defeat

which
a

was

we

baimer

hnpos-

subsequentperiods,as necesrequired,he enforeed useful regulations
at

by the exercise of
againstour

rather
the

human

of

of equality
before the Law
principle
thus earlyrecognized
and made
the sub-

representingsuch

not

EEVEALBD

this

jectof
may

FAST

sustains

stem

esthnate

and

measures,

of his

increases

militates

but
character,

our

respect for

man.

The

hgbt of consciousness

symbolized by

Sp"it leadingby day in a pillarof a cloud
and by night in a pillar
of fire,
to give them
lightto go by day and by night,is a Statement
of an
inner spiritual
fact of being, as true
to-day as when first announced.
Into the heart of one aspiring
for the divine
wisdom
the

enters

peace,

reaUzation

languageto
Moses

has

of

eonditions

joy beyond the

for

of

power

describe.
been

the greatest men
beacon

creatmg

lightof

justlyr^arded as one cf
of all times, the towering,
antiquity.We hope in the
[225]

3

by

THE

of

couTse

PAST

BEVKALBD

writingsto further refer

OUT

part in the historyof the Jewish
it

noble

the

was

people,for

the absolute
sacrifice,

fidence in the cauBc,

and

perfectreliance

Spiritual
guidance,that enabled htm
a

as

of defense

rock

without

enemies

discontented

the

Lord"

againstthe

machinations

within

his

own

the

keynote by

is the

of

of the
"Fear

camps.

See

upon

assaults

the

and
still,

con-

stand

to

and

not, stand

ye

hia

to

salvation

which

we

of
can

estimate his character.
"

The

Lord

shall

yourpeace,"
"

Thus

Exoddb

spake

you,
14: 14.

Moses

unto

greater than

was

cause

fightfor

the

and

his

people. The
Jewish conception

of

it; it

had

of

those

celestial intelligences
whose
enables

wisdom

eonditions
of

their

them

necessary

to

the

of those

favor

superior

forever

for the

that he would

Spirit directed

soever

int^'est and

prescribe

successful issue

designs. Moses, instructed

Spirit,knew
From

enlisted the

shall hold

ye

beginninghe

able to lead him

him

by the
accomplishwhatto

underiake.

enlisted upon

the side

arightand

to insure

3

by

FAST

THE

KEVEALED

the
victory.When, therefore,
the

followere of

dispraedto

the

about

murmur

veniences of their
that

reason

Lord

shall

and

camp

he

file,

othera,were

the material incon-

it was
Situation,

should

and

rank

say

not

without

them, "The

imto

fightfor you."

Through spiritualharmony one entere into
more
perfectrelations with the Great Oversoul
the Imperial Essence and certain ones
in
"

Illumination co"perate with
spiritual
how

to realize consciousness

life'B mjssion.
execution

of

realms, and

had

Moses
a

of the purpose
entered

d^ign formulated

as

the

executive

was
higherinteUigences

and teach

sure

of
the

upon
in

spiritual
of

Instrument

to succeed.

The

become

immediately the
beneficiaries of the new
rather
order,but were
to illustrate,
as involuntary
agents,the divine
Jews

were

not

to

System of the administration
were

unable

to

cosmic

comprehend

Order,and
pereonalmattere.
would

have

murmured

While

of

justice.They

this view
on

it is true

of

the

accotmt

of

that

they

freelybenefited had they
properlyemployed the opportunitiesafforded
them
for the promotion of harmony, in exmore

[227]

3

by

THE

tenuation

we

PAST

may

EEVEALED

that

say

few

very

had

relations
anythingconceroingpossible
of those in the earth life with those in epirifrual States of being. No
leaders of thoughtj

leamed

had

evoived

taught
"

and

And
the

the

immortaUty

Moses
sea

sea."

overthrew
"

Exodus

the

and

ethics

of the

none

soul.

stretched forth his hand

retumed

sppeared; and
Lord

System of

any

over

the sea,

strengthwhen the momirig
Egyptians fled against it; and the

the

to his

Egyptians in

the

midst

of the

14: 27.

Accepting the
throi^h the ages,

we

that control

the

over

statement

have

as

another

elements

transmitted
illustration

i3 limited

and
by Spiritualcorrespondences,

that

there

who
have, throi^h
intelligences
knowledge of nature's laws,leamed to direct
its modes
of expression. Those
who
have
and tmderstand
acquired great illumination,
control
conditions
can
Spiritualprinciples,
required for the creation of storms, calms,
and other physicalphenomena pertainingto
sea
or
cause
land, and may
cyclones,volcavarious other seismic
noes, earthquakes,and
disturbancM.
All such phenomena are
eviaxe

celestial

only

3

by

FAST

THE

dences

of

the

Universal
directioD

inherent

Law
of

EEVEALED

when

of the
potentialities

those
intelligences,
high correspondences.

have

Whiie

it is true that the execution

attained

in its minor
and

relations

the

wiselywithheld
of excamate

the

is sometimes

in those

from

life. As
may

that there

State

physicalconditions
but also direct the
life,
throughoutthe
one

have

may

advanced

power

being
is not

spiritprogress

the

eveiy

delegated

all in the lower conditions

celestial hierarchies

Law

who

perfectState, such

more

limited,we

of the Law

the authorityof
inquiringspirits,

initiation rests
to

the

illuminated

who

to wise

under

manifested

who

not

are

those in

only control

of the material
manifestations

cosmos.

To

that

aspire,for in fact such

destinyof spirit.In
a mystic,sense
we
are

a

earth
of the

height
is the

also
as
figurative,

all embiyonicgods.

[239]

3

by

in

.

desired that the Jewa fihould not only escape tian masters. but not to attract to that slaveiyto theh" they should themeelves so Egypiive as diseases which had long afflicted the Egyptians. K we analyze the point of view this text from of the present-dayknowledge of man's relation to laws of life. His essentlal 3 by . Inspired he revealed unto his people certam by Spirit. servingas that both inerease the bur- and spiritual poral tem- leader of his race.and to intuitions. important occult principles. be led by the spuit within. do that which was right. as every it is a gaieral statement is practically told to foUow his own one to there seek for the tnith. though of tnith.The reader great wisdom wiU note that the promise is a personalone directed to the individual conscience. KEVEALED sort Mc"f".we the known will perceive in its requirements. teaching his followeis that if they would hearken diligently to the Jehovah.THE FAST of the tions were dens of life.and and keep all give ear to the Commandments diseases to which Statutes they would escape the Egyptians were subject.

thee. a " [382] 3 by . truth which has been often confinned by a appeals nnto the Highest." of the power Statement positive of Spiritto keep one from phyeical iUness. harmonial tnith that reLations with of the relate himaelf I to the Here the Lord am is the divine Universal occult present laws one's disease and for the indwellmg spirit. one means of Investigations the confirm sure the resi- may so Overeoul as truth is maintained that healeth that health by Spirit.He fullyto confinn the proceeds from and "for of escape by maintaining physicalbody is protectedfrom a graduallybecomes temple fit dence Voice.THE instructioDs were FAST BEVEALED to lieten to foilow its leadingsas the from age disease.

Moses the at a Ibid. and louder waxed the of the the greatly. people 19: nether pleasiires their chief spiritualsense. " Sinai. a 19." "And the aad whole And and answered And " not come ""ND moxmt. Ibid. fumaoe. spake." moxmt confirm the in a The Ibid." mount to up a nether fire trumpet louder." quaked voice the when of oq smoke the out 17. passing 3 by up . and God with meet the forth brought in were. " 19:18.XXXi Moses And " to camit part of the mount. " " at it in upon as motmt stood altogether was aacended thereof smoke people 19: descended Lord the tbey Exodus " S"mi mount because . Jews prevented who to up indirectly of spiritual found attractions from cau- 23." h"n by voice. The cannot of existence corrrapondences. come law God and pari of the quotations the long. the people smoke. material The the and : sounded 19: Lord." said Moses unto they stood of "The Sinai.

for inteUi- there were to be acae well as material purposes Spiritual complishedby the phenomenal manifestatioDs of the Commandwhieh precededthe delivery first iasued in order to ments. and that the made circmnstances of their delivery should be such to aa inspire in the hearts of the people The Jews were then living respect for them. the and the masses. It was therefore both politie and requisite that the desired to be enforced should be principles absolute and mandatory. the phymcal plane and subject to its upon sary be to conditions. Order to It was therefore necessary in impress the people with the impor[234] 3 by . principlesneces- respectedin the general conduct of pubhc and private affairs. and higher. hath spoken we will do." "All that the Lord few spiritually a inspiredmay have perceived fay the gences aifinities with senses of astral the certain sphere. When all the people answered togetherand said. They were the desirable certain secure securityof diffusion of They person and happiness contained material " property among foimdation results.THE PAST BEVEALED Moses spake unto them.

by others buried to pass from memory consciousness.THE of the a descended [Spirit] smoke smoke Mount of a Sinai emoke. had the said have to said to have are to been received previously and Babylonians.by in the earth and or generations. Commandments." and "ascend that the as that the whole mount should The been quake greatly. because should the Lord it in fire.and had not preserved ~ them for the benefit of future All in some one other manner had ignorantlydestroyed. and were Chaldeans been have teacher of the de"vered unto earlier an Egyptian nation (MelcMzedek). respectedanywhere generally inherentlytrue. but though statingprinciples They were not [236] 3 by . which written by spiritpower stone."and upon thereof delivery the that. but none of the nations to whom they had heeai intrusted had attained Spiritualcorrehigh order to recspondences of a sufficiently ognizetheir great value. "altogetheron the REVEALED of the oecasion tance be FAST should fumace. upon Commandments. and band by been tablets of upon de"vered into the of Moses. and allowed been lost.

Such an that there was no derogation will perceive one of the Law in anythingrecorded. [236] 3 by . and as principles to the immortal life of spirithad pubUclytaught. The manifestationa we eventa the great honor and are memorable write impressthe minds the rejeetedthem value Bpiritual the been be said that in all its tribu- it may race never were have held them occasion well nected con- concem- calculated to susceptible people.but to as of the lations and and leamed ness of their in reverent with ing which miefortunes many teachera have never wonderful of its leadera lost conscious- respect. the machinatioDB of Some Said they did not contain the easence needful for the guidanceof material equities which had relation mankind.PA8T THE EBVEALED personalobedience in order to secure requiring the protection of celestial intelligences against of those disposedto do evil.they illustrate the control of over a the elements which be exercised can by certain advanced intelligences. "s recorded.therefore many the true Decalogue. Moses That the "rchangelMichael spake unto by a voiee may be readilybelieved by those who have realized spiritnal hearing.

FAST THE on to leam often doubtless the that Mount prevent been many such many people could Sinai." could they respond attained clear vision. reeeived had He of through such experiences much. Com- preparedto behold with those in excamate converse but life. of those impossiblefor It is not attuned EEVBALED not conditions come up to illusions of this world the realization their of them Unto it spiritua!possibilities. [290 3 by . Moses and imperfectly eertain occasions to hear the voices and spirits. nor in the first instance that Voice. which to own alwaya appeals to consciousness. "was They had not altogetheron a smoke. from The munications.

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No one previousto Moses been had ever inspiredto reveal the knew [239] 3 by . Nor communities moral The defi- no oi^an- which or were recog- system any divine intui- tions. Those aatral realizatione regarded by who There gods.though a great need had arisen for such wisdom.which precede the realization of monial spiritualcorrespondences.until He had conceptionwhatsoever viewB.any law it. there. aa for such attained highly revered were many had waa during the earlier etagea of human development the only exponents of psychic they were mysteries. aa after the many Bocleties or nized the supreme of ethics based earth centuries later. upon relating life.no conditions ized respect.THE conditions such and PAST EEVEALED of life. the awakened A in the consciousness primitivecondition existed periodwhen Moses harnot of the at even appeared.had been race.and nobody wiything about etemal spirituallaws of the imiverse. The ordinaryindividual knew not in eesence that he was sphit and that he inherentlypossessedcapacity to realize the apparent divine nite to reason self-conaciousness.

fotmdation taught fundamental which were then necessary to ri^t principles. Through obedience to the Com- mandments.THE univereal PA8T BEVEALED of the principles Law alwaysinherent in human nature. The Com- existent in principles announced conBciousness Spiritual from the even beginning. began to teach the wisdom which had been imparted unto him by those in higherspheres. creation of before the Infinite willed the Spirit it was onlyneedful this and that some planet. having Moses made considerable spiritualprogress. a recognition inspiredgenius should awaken After of their divine significance. and set up conduct in the and mandments so remain to this day. It was through Instructions there received that enabled to establish just he was subsequentty of for the govemment rules and regulations the Jew8. market-places He truths. certain attfdned much ity to direct other influence and afterwards Jews developed capac- public affalra. since realized by those who attained the higher correspondences of have to them as consciousnesB and as though inscnbed clearly apparent tablets of upon bronze of the world. Moses [240] 3 by estab- .

directly conduct One may thus perceivethat the practicesand conditions which prevailed in Egypt. fluences also were of others not so apparent in the concemed.but impUed that the Jews should render their homage unto the other gods before me. ^"ecialwork he received the active Cooperation and guidance of the guardian angel of light then presidingover the affairs of the Jews. if for no other than material the alone." reasons Jehovah "Thou " a shalt command have no in positive [241] 3 by .THE lished the FAST ItEVSALED first schools for the education of in this and prieste. or supposed Ukenesses of sacred things. Tte foundere of the Jewish hierarchy soon perceived that the adoration or worship of graven images.which had the Egjrptians.once proniiin affairs. justified issue of the first commandment. It not only forbade the worship of idols. The neot obsessinginfluenc" of from the lower spheresof excai^ intelligences otetnicted the Spiritnate existence materially ual had progress and happinessof those who Such baleful injoined in such ceremonies. largelyprevailedamong attracted some Jewieh devotees.

the spiritin man [242] 3 by .The Egyptians worshiped them the physical forma deities.the general trend numy was images of such the of human essence man.were be expressed by control over the forces to of nature. and the believed the animals They be the divine incamations to In later ages also were certain held heroes. adored so the Jewish life in was the direction moit. many among of certain animEls forms. They knew One nor not the esdstence of an Infinite whc"e did perfectlaws prevaileveiywhere. in embiyonic divine resoiirces destined miniature. though they had important fact that from the of the consciouBneaa that " in of advance- realized the all- not SpiritualPrinciple the b^nning so" Notwithstanding so temptations. of ancient productionsof sacred. they know that it was through the leadingof those in exalted states that had Moses acquiredsuch clear and comprehenave laws. underetandingconceming spiritual When generationshad passed and many more knowlec^ of the la\re governing the natural world obtained.THE P"ST BEVEALED its requironenta.

for sufficient reasons. This wisdom. gradually and BuccessfuUyusing the physicalbrain for the enunciation of spiritual Then. he leamed eons of centuries before that he had his residence for upon this planetbeen an entityin other states of being. principles. for the firet time.yB. [24S] 3 by . the Jews in the early not revealed unto was da.THE PAST BETEALED began with varying altemations of success and failure to express self-consciousness.

what sense. unto entiaUy affirmed to of Jehovah. but. graven tliat is in heaven beneath. is in the water that or anrtoimced of image." Bbfore ments Exodus " ancient the the idolatrouB the faith revealed of the rather confinned and special Grod. armounced ancient the still remamed revelation their verted Command- forsaken worshlp masses Himself new the practices of of Abraham the relatingto 4. in a sacred children Him "keness quoted It inler- expressly worshlp or contro- intended. and and that teach.xxxni Thou " shalt likeoees or any or tbat the earth. and not any thing. of any- subject [244] 3 by to . that and Moses. the havii^ as respect no Moses loyal revelation The faith. had and tians. While in the the the they graven the their Egyp" emphasized Jews image it. Moses some thee any unto thing of any is in the earth under race make not is of only. as favored should text acceptance desired were. though the unto : Jews ceremonies for 20 above.

as many reasoned more said that all Jevra were free of in bondage to other idols in some respects quite as grotesque as those of Egypt. correctly upon more ones intelligent accepted as true revelation conceming the Great Jehovah. in whose divinity a miUtitude the masses believed. and to command the preserve of the Jewish people againstattacks of The in battle. Each tribe had it" chief god and of lesser deities. Egyptian women. lesa it cannot be taint.was alienations from o( consequence the to Jewish prevent further faith. although certain leaders of and some thought had made progress The the such matters. intenuarriageabetween in the Jews and the lower claeses of intelligent had been increasing.and to priestsunder the direction of Moses became revelations based upon promulgatorsof new [245] 3 by . may say that im- specialobjectsought by Moses. never joinedwith the Egjrptiansin the worship of their idols. While the Jews.which. the mediate result desired. as a race. believed the Uvea were to elemente possess the to power of nature.THE an esoteric the EBVEALED PA8T we interpretation. give success enemies.

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the or political love of conquest and nile. for " While one desires Such is under his victima the dommion influence are for good also sometimes of idolatrous is negative.and the good estimate of friends.in comparison. be corrected by it. Idolatryis not necwsarilyconfined to the adoration of idols " in fact that is ship of gods man. unsafe citi- [347] 3 by . stantlyarousingconflicts within and without. mirestrained social prestige. and numberless other passions of the human beart. wealth.applicablein all coxmtries and that the evils firstdesigned agea. leadingto the destruction of health. such lesser ev" idols set or as a desire imdue of the value timate ambition up than in the for. all of and discontent causes conjealousies. it alao contained a Btatement of terior or metaphyBicalwisdom bighest importance.and the wor- heart of overes- of.THE Tbough tended PAST EEVEALED the second to correct Commandment abuses which in- waa had become the lower class quite too common among of inof Jews. Its spiritualmeaning has preservedit imto this day.loss of character. so important. sink to into obscmity.

and strictly thodox orUBuallyholdinguarrow viewB on spiritual matters. [248] 3 by . and to ready for PA8T REVEALED iiiBurrection agamst the state.THE zens. bind others undesirable conditions of karmic action.

the Mm that that inspired hold perceived largely depend things. sincerity." and serving the of race. the : important subject upon Spiritual principles. [349] 3 by .slialt "Thou God in that taketh The his the in name Moses the that time of the Jewish limitations. were and not for race Spiritual would will developed at tbe prepared of r^hts of aame tbrough was doubtless duties the Loid "rchangel tions iog for vain. tribe. At guiltlesa whose the were thy 20 love In Lord ExoDoa and othera among as " ideas sense. of ^rstem witnesses exist in or oaths of ministrar his the of to tnith many material a reverent for masses due to re- sacred those who of expounders that time had instituted affirmations or concero- Commandmente priests and nation m the obUgations 7. consciousness value.intelligences believed superior as to states. take not no other any calling. and spect vain.

not only the semblance. as enforced by Moses. of an orderlygovemment. ceming oaths. authoritywere The increased eanctityof. and for those concemed in its entherebyso firmlyestablished forcement. and than other of taught were was therebyjustice would System and have been tbe of govemment. and convicted to fear more EEVEALBD the of administration tbe ptinishmentof those severe perjuiy. the Law.were that the System received its complete justiThe laws confication by results obtained. but the fact. In the beginning the chief purpose sought through tbe tbe more perfect control over practicewas of the Jewish populathe different Clements tion. objectsof those in thereby better attained. and the secured where greaterbenefits have heen the l"vrs thereto relating have rigidlyenforced.the easilyenforced case under The general purposes any masses that the Law. and reepect for. Moses requiredfor the accomplishment of bis undertaking. a central been most [260] 3 by . have continued witbout essential change through all the ages.PAST THE DoubtlesB through oaths. in the interests of libertyand order.

That the S3^tem subsequentlyassisted the of a hierarchy. agent for the therefore was person a He in useful action It receive used end". Moses. above should and of first that he the spirit teachingand of its mandates.or at least not appreciatethe sacredness of.THE FAST BEVEALED authority.an oath. to means expressedhis ideas appropriatethat to of in the for superiority distinguished was age."may be accepted as evidence that oaths were not not at the time poUtic and needful. that the Jews might misprobabilitira understand the Importance of. of practicalapplieation was a one who in all others of peraon large executlve words.and that The [251] 3 by .nor that the interests of the Jews were not thereby of source " subserved. preference to bis such revelations of the should be formulate ^orcement as an methods capacity. Law. and reait appeara not without justification that he employed all possibleagencies soD to accomplishbis purposes.by a body of eatabUshment what we woxild term ecclesiasticaln"ere.and to those who are accustomed to acknowledgethe rule of Law.

though eubsequentlyspecial laws were made penaltiea involvingsevere for the of false punishment of perjury or t^timony in any enforcement of delegatedto appointedto those members the matter. was control appar- for it was stated in subetance. [253] 3 by . entlyforeseen. and penaltiesfor violations serve giving of the the thereof priesthood the State in civil capacities.in the very beginning. from such causes porarilyobstruct over the Hfe and progress through actions of some.THE FAST EEVEALED through the law of correspondencesthe doors might be opened affordfor the influx of obsessing ing opportunities which or might temmi"leading influences. that he who approached the altar of truth in a vain spirit should be held guiltlras.the penalties for takingthe name of the Lord in vain the transgresaor to be adjudged upon were by the priests. not We infer that.

nor son. and conscioufiness plane the 11.the sabbath day. Spiritual The the days do Ibid. " 20:9." keep to akin or to aicircled it in were. eeventh and day. thy nor thy gates. divine an attainment. rested physical body and the sabbath earth. of any work. be and by conduct of his aa the such real- may one related bathed. For thou is the 20:8. the nor stranger 10. do the But Beventh day it shalt thy God: nor thy thy maidservant. the them Ufe the thy nor 20: thou. will affording [253] 3 by ." thy sabbath cattle. Ibid." in six and not thy daughter. day : the it. of Lord manaervant. permeated and thy heaven blessed 20: influences atmosphere reflect in work." " in While ize all that wherefore hallowed States celestial of Lord Ibid. that " is in within the Bea. 1^ one an light. Exodus " " Six sbalt da}^ thou and Isbour. all " " it holy. is. made Lord conditions.

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and cer- in this dormant inspireit [266] 3 by to . and than realize in their they then own age greater resources possessed. The Jews. aiding realizasuch of as impor- prove needful and new instruction important trutba conceming celestialstates of beingwill be discovered and taught by those who have develto spiritual oped suBceptibihty impressions. in many had respects materiallyprospered far beyond what might have been expected for the acquirement when their opportunities of Some wealth of and the influence leadera were were considered.THE PAST EEVEALED offices often servil^in spiritual another's in tant tion. experience.but the masees revelation relatingto material affairs.ready for more teachingathan those which had previously desired only some obtained. The is not end yet. previous to the Commandments. by which they might profitin a monetary way. In this attitude they received the passiveCooperationof tain leaders way more who believed they could succeasfully appeal to the conaciousness of the raee. measurably by the pared to comprehend and profit pre- Deca- advanced spiritual logue.

while not ignoringthe value of material resources. but to realize horoscopewas all the provisions thereof for those then Uving upon the earth there must needs be awakeoed a more united generalinterest. aeek and instruction from petent to direct and lead them. requiredin Order to succeed. for the the cnrrent looger obstnicted no com- the active secure who those It approaching whai fast foreseen follow and of action. stronger generaldesire.but the wiser ones. had needs provided for. course all spirit. in order that each might fully realize bis own dependent Situation.a more a effort. materially important to adherence hour was of events each In been must of those to the cause had of could be choose bis the realms of and was also operation Co- yet given not freedom. Many reasoned that first of all money. The long Jewish there known. and tood supplieswere clothing. perceived that a great spiritualawakening the special was need.and greater determination to carry to succeesful issue [266] 3 by .THE FAST gjreaterefforta ment of BEVEALED sacrifices for the and attf"n- llberty.

" It also meluded a from the beginning inherent in the Constitution of man. spiritualbenediction of my all the heterogeneous. the ComJews. as now. no new They aonoimced of ethics. desires. your the Jews : "If ye [267] 3 by . It was Vicegerent of earth. for the it. of one its baaic the "Remember prineiplesthe sabbath day. for the Law theo.THE the FAST whicfa cause had BEVEAIiEI" been theretofore tu^ed comparatively few of the influential At this junctureof affaire.saying the iinto through obey my Law.and ye shali realize and cheriahed hopes." of the Lord thy seventh day ia the sabbath God. and do all thy work.on the sabbath day. Infinite Voice many other like unto upon a the thin^. that in "Six days shalt thou the "But labour. aapirations. I will. objecpenneating tive.conglomerate. served mandments important spiritualand material ends. and discordant vibrations the atmospheresof earth. to principle holy.as now. synthesize. and was an expression by included aa command." contained all these proviThe Law keep sions it besides then. chosrai people. principle of the Divioe Wsdom.

had which he for many perceived it not. sovm. c^tain correspondences centralizations in attitudes of mind.THE shall receive Ye for than more before seeking ItEVBALED FAST to your answer centiiries have two like unto me and were ing Com- confirmation trusting the their prayers been euppliaiit messengexa. aa always since. "iough order developed self-consciousneas to attain spiritual of the higher order.possible.and lives devoted to imselfish ends were required." to prayers. as in reapingihaX nov. positive epirit. in individttal conseious- each accordingto deserts. has the pcrc"ved the of apiritual importance of the attainment harmony. and has requiredfor proper guidanee 3 by . though very few then undera Btood on never the account terms of bis of and its procurement^ ignoranceof fuUy appreciatednor Han^ Lam. ae is al- tnie. either through the agency of inspired wayB revealed servants. then. whidi due time of answra" recdved^ but.in order that happy relations with thoee in superior states m^ht be realizedmake one's To own personal desires and real was spirituai aspirations theo.or ness. In long-deferred hopes.

control of thought.THE eertain well-d^ned day one FAST in every for upon that r^uIatJons." principleof the reguiationconserves hannony. as the physicalframe. ConsciouHDese responds to such a disposition of t"me. often received valu- matters.but the seventh of the Lord That thy God. practically upon of its proepectiveSpiritual home and defines its architecture. congeniallabor. to extend its subopportunitJes divine influence over the physicalbrain. It is based physicalneces"ties upon of man. Hie necessityof its continuance continued. A day of relaxation from all toil affords for the spirit tile. And that was one of the mystical reasons for the Institution of the Sabbath.only when tical seventh i" Bpiritually observed. the and has since and spiritual has.may be so continued by six days the mysus^ul. throt^ 3 by . and to conserve the welfare of the Its body.as expressedin acts while aids the construction e^^. when in perfect Order. inclusive of shalt for seven day able instnictioDS BEVEAIiED he has special meditation. conceming Bpiritual tliou "8ix da}^ day is tlie sabbath labour.

exoteric the all growth of of spirit. more complex in Organizationthan those evolved by the Iower ordere. fruits. as expressions the grasses. in the second. In the firetperiodthere of material was Ught. forests evidences reflecting ied in the Law. also. theretofore chaotic state of inert matter Impulse graduallyresponded to the supreme of spirit. The Law revealed then. under intelligent control.Using an phrase. of action. vindicated Ite claim to respect maintenauce.THE all the and ages. orderlyphysical reeultingin many manifestations. and of the wr"dom each creation in " embod- possessing the principleof an indestructible life. the 3 by .as now.in the Bixth cycle. other Conceming the eleventh ing the the EEVEALED PAST six veree. materialized a physicalfonn. Man. an orderly and continuous course results always following with absolute canses Oriental certainty.which. in every particular.the land and waters. referencea would we in contained State that dur- precedingcyclesor periodsof time. has proved well designed to serve the as vehicle of while engaged in the direction spirit pursuita. the third.

THE FAST apparently ceased Spirit rested.though realitythe apparent bolized "EVEALED recognizeduntil of the long surrounded Ite observaJice in of man.or visible and manifestations. L261] 3 by . defined the halo the and physicaland will doubtlf"s cause mystiorigin neces- spiritxial it to be the end.which cism been of which be may which has so Sabbath. the have but eimply to.though it referred thereby period. sity. the seventh that in express at the expirationof in rest tervened.founded nature six ceased be cycte hallowed be stated ever may further to that true period a manifestation in- properlysym- very we of a Sabbath. so of the has inatitution of the by it cannot creative has benefits Spiritual And Law action.

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with ite conditions of obedience or no enjoy thereto. meaaure tempo- any "acrifice.bistowed. Such been con3cious which yoiing. Is it poaeibleto it be Who can compared witb afi^ection? It is rary animal in joy. It leape the gulf of despair and lichteupcKD the mount it is old. hope. intuitions o" adf- the lore of the motber? Can The the first aa the termed wideJy differingfiom it? with be suppUed. animal PAST upon the lasts need yrmi" bas THE weU the beings. tbe beingswhicb has for self-consciousness. This commandmait. It is yet pbysical protection instinet. long only bo to KEVKAIiED divine of fail to passion. It lives in all cU- under many It names. mea^ure ftillyexpressed never reveal its meaning. the strongefitforce vislble. for Intuition perceivestbe beginningand tbe end. but never mates and is known is invisible yet of dies. Words or a the ^iritual foregleam or vision to be realized. in all the univerae. It is young. realities heart of love reasons aot. 3 by . sorrow. applieeonly to realized the other could the rewards that divine comply like unto order of othets.

"That apply only to the spirit's \Rth be longupon the earth.holding them It is also under those food be imder in honor to teach gratefui and many love. such in the spiiit ageucies manifesting secures an opportunity for necessaiy and aice. experi- obUgationsto honor whose material care providesnecessary and raiment for the body. and by the employ" mmt medium of wisdom to useful ends of revelation imto one serves others.There is baiefits promised. tunitiee for the reaUzation of uid useful facta Imaginationand it in materially assisting much.which earth life. The [264] 3 by as a sub- .THE In the have FAST BEVEAIiED Operationof natural law the parents served the Bpirit upon vehlcles Cor the as and through plane of earth life. Unto the appealingboth honor the child many child the parent may do of entrance child love and it has received the parent to so give direction to the child's also another source of Imagination." your days may occasions for lengthof dayB are offered many the realizationof wisdom. should whom for those Crom It is reserved imto and destinynaturally in the awaken reason Such oppor- all ways. should therefore obUgations.

an the ever issue. The we in temporary conunand is to the child-spirit exUe. which has in some lai^ermeastire leamed to properlyestimate the illusive images of the of World In sense. also are [265] 3 by .and in the been neces- co"perated previoxisly adopted means of preservation and of its a was and for the of those camps accustomed to re- recognizethe difference license.even the simple and piain ones.betu* a relation to destinyand are counterparte or reflectioos of higher relations which shall yet perceiveaa rea"ties. the commandment sityat with the time other order tribes which had straint did between not not libertyand of indeed. there gation the Obli- parent is.to honor the spiritof on the parent.subjectto those conditions which obtain the plane of earth. While child to honor the present duty. a material practical sei^e. creating for one to more opportimities fuUy achieve thfi objectof life exiBtence.FAST THE KBVEALED of tfae promise ia that Services of honor stance iacrease the days the upon earth. All duties of earth. when clearlyperceivedand performed.so that thereafter he may enter other and higherspheresof divine usefuhiess.

"what nature foreehadowB.THE EEVEALBD PAST of the parent coirespondingobligations the child which ahoiild not be Tfaere is also another which we ?riU disregardefL important matter to refer bearingspecial relabriefly tion to tii"text.of securingits love and cementing the interests of each in a compact unity of purpoBe. and unto The subjectof aural emana- attraetione is important. when spirit body. Thehannonial [266J 3 by . and desire. about which rno"h should be written in order to fully eiplainour relationsae affected by them. control As epiritmay and should ever thought. in rea"ty. powerful^^ncy throughwhich the child may be held to rightaction. a wellspringot foimtain of exhaustlesBbenefit". and be. It ia the allfeeling. of the aural radiations blending of the parent and child is wdy possible where love ig the ruling influence in the heart of each.we will "imply refer to the subjecthere. the child the beneficent purpose of attracting to the parent.and taughtand led in tions " ways of wiadom.servea its aura. but for certain illustrativepiirposes ordy. m" also the radiations of the human ia regnant.

or Divine Manifestation. has. meaning. or God. upon US to refer to its higherspiritual The Infinite Spirit. are controlled by the One and included in the universal spiritual whole.revealed Himself in a threefold aspeot. and every one bound to respeetthe conditions [26?] 3 by . and Logos. from the beginningof the manifestations of His Law. illustrated in Scriptureby Father. These aspects of revelation appealto the consciousness of the hiunan race. so govem of importance bis passionsthat "nly good to the result from the intimate blendingof and thoughts child will the radia- tionB of eacht While remarks oxir mandment have c"ncer"ingthe fifthc"m- been somewhat confined to material also feel it incumbent we definitions. experieocein teaching Its earth it.PAfliI HEVEAifi" "HB to itself . Ufe is unityand allits expressions Ali are parts of Law. Son. The stroDgervn" attract the weaker and the parent will natxirally mind and create drawing upon lead the young for it many opportunities. The anral wi"e parent. knowing the will attraotions. in the control of the affairs of earth. Holy Spirit.

the is "Honor as FAST commandment thy mother. The have been upon our fonner the child thy entrance conditiona law father for the and care in other present parents' into future again be may Here. however. s^ise highestSpiritual the and obedience imto each." and and education child enforcea the of of equal responsibility father and mother. there is certainly in the due from it honor.THE of each birth and spheresmay teacher. the BEVEALED life. [26S] 3 by .and relations resumed.love.

in a Spiritual future spirit in from man and positive persistence after have errors those logicallyaccepted by fumished of of number vaat haa con- death long a death believe not ap- animating unto even been Although existence. by a pereistence The 20: of to the frame. its progress. its expression and the the the and period present anniMlaother No terms. neceseity.even sidered and kill.xxxvn "Thou ahalt the accompUsh To the from peara of Ignorant of ite human death beginning supreme value is held tion conclusion who could did beginning deniable a proof its ing to its future the nature its destiny. through dtnation of other its vehicles. 3 by . while idea generally prevailed. day Exodus " justifiable. and 13. have of practically "quivalent are those by enemies. the have been life after for that many. taught relat- possibilitiesof evolution." not been im- death.

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as in casea alter its methods where sonie specialwork is projectedor is in [271] 3 by .for th"% of states upon EEVEALED which it the more spiritvibrates less or are luminously reflectethe light. descriptive in the adjustment of diCerences. from various causes. for the correction of real usually been in the attained evolution. Physicaldeath does not does nor prevent further manifeatation of life. for the time f"l to acccHnplish as dedres. of physical life. progressive it progressions. ignoranceof Spiritual " noble aspirationor Intention may.THE excarnate many and FAST plaoea upon which existence. or fancied wrongs has physicalforce.indicating laws. temporaxily thoagh it may poses of procedure. the firstresort ignoranceprevails. but is never whoUy annihilated.the ebullition if we may use such ex- an of cnide ideas and methods pression. fluences it has to energy. It always reveals the plane of realization to which courae such of ita In where as the it dense is environed attracts naturally Iower conditions of savage During all by such in- to itself . it in the end sensiblyimpede the original purof spirit. Dothingis ever lost.

defer its most text upon commiasion. hardlynecessary It is purp4"es pUshed end. The crime which the reacts prohibits. it does also.for the f"ll and free action of the [272] 3 by . spiritmay of career of the successful at- consequence tempts of Ignorantpersons deetroyits bodily to vehicie. the realized but benign are intelligences of advanced in that the to say The accom- who person has is not Bpiritual progress but more than susceptible usuallyiconoclastic.though in cases.and principally.for som^ seek the gratification of the lower nature after having passed mto But astral existence. the guilty of probably in time. always. Others to impressionscaused by the introduc^ tion little of forms has not dent. The power to do evil ia not always confined to the ph^ical Ufe. and ceremonies. Such realized sufficient lightto be an one indepen- the desire of the grosslyignorant is however often expressed in attempted destruction of such rites.THE of process EEVKALED PAST accomplishment. The in its temporary obatructions meet in usefulness. the one 9ome. and is never construo tive or persistent in effort for the generalgood.

" the at the time speciallyobvious. Besides the foregoing the refusal causes. as antagonisms caused had from arisen of its issuance various the payment causes the among by supposed favoritisms to pertaining "Thou commandment. also the of possiblyat the time may workingfor accoimt OD EEVEALED victhn. Frequent murders had occmred. againstperiodsof famine. wbich have been and FAST the baiefit of the of such enormity of a as increased.and account of priority also for the nonpayment of the tithes from productaof certain lands cultivated for the pubUc benefit. advantages and military Services. and the neglect of others.THE karmic law. wbich. resulting from claims made on of possessions of lands. of taxes or Jews. to contribute [273] 3 by . result possible a criminal particular penaltyon suffered by subsequently act be may there- account the the guiltyof one ite commission. The need shalt not of was kill. long before Moses. there was of some. had been secured by certain influential Jews from the from to Egyptians. and had descended age famiUes.alwajrsa somewhat age in particular fruitful souree of discord.

While perpetuatedhis the Great Lawgiver.Not a few declined to acknowledge or in any nuuiner recognlzecertain heredilong exerciBed by the priests. many Bubsequentagea adverse have influences. had referred the faith of Abraham from outcasts now the Jehovah. tary Privileges the had Divisions failure to Many also arisen render Jews. as homage renounced practically were The reader will of law and shalt not and perceivethat such have in fact kill. religion. and innocent many been have vio- instinets of the lawlesa. requiredfor persons kindred license rather than favored to. conditions orderiyreign The commandment.we think as justrenown should fall to recognize bis superior none Executive demonstrated under so successfully ability. Moses could in those times penaltieaagainstcommission of such crimes. the unto heretofore of accouut on "Thou opportune. [274] 3 by ."was the who protectionof might tima of the savage None the other than enforced otherwise and friends.THE towards BEVBALED FAST the necessities and geoeralBuppMrt of priesthood.

object an race revelation. a establish aud masses the of Exodus " Commandments. morality without engaged were per- reproof in or pub"c [276] 3 by ." commit not many lead in- or and lewd Sins common.Thou " shalt moral the priesthood. the chastity been conduct There tion. etruct evil praetices against public mitted to the pam condemnation teachers antedating and social Pure ob"gaand private unnoticed. even those not always were no serving as by others. Jewish regarded not was 14. of : at was highly respected. those did morality example become of had women of slaveiy had the of personal a the legal prohibitiona. such impress even ages. the the preceding bondage. righteous Under confirmed desired. Jewish only that control by the of sense ebb low a the announced Moses When adultery. very 20 authority greatly During never could elements.

and " in in any father our questions conveyedtheir own die. many ostracized and separatedfrom the race. never conditions. public and private. The first objectof Moses was the latter to rescue [276] 3 by . very every be merry. we imknown Such us Are for speciousreasonings. true.THE FAST teaching. Belief in a specialprovidenceguardingthe destiniee of the Jews in not we no longerobtained. to-monow not the were eat. financial support in bis efforts to realize freedom. prevailingthroi^houtall Egypt. Have slavery? conditions our reapect improved since the days of Abraham Such ? Let answers. but age. that enlisted the eamest seek the and to attention of Moses. and Cooperationof the secure their led him to leaders of bis race.and were tained by those Jews bom of Egyptian mothers and by those allied by marriage with Egyptian of whom had been practically women.Black EEVEALED of clouds the race. drink. the natural despairhung over companions of domestic demoralization. The certain principalenemies ones of of the household the cause of faith who eidered the movement were con- susunwise.

make effective the transmitted such from substance of spiritualzones. Therein Moses proved himself a great leader and Commander of men. For the benefit of ately make those desiringlight. instruetions How was marvel ? accomplished Those not conversant methods with spiritual of preparatioDand instruction may approprithe inquiry.and the time to time in which we refer was not an exceptional and respect of its manifestation.when a higherStandard of morality had been permanently established. Through vibrations. and retain. am an tory rates apparent which obtain in the ethers of space. He had been prepared to receive. adjustedto responsiveminds. control certain vibraStates of illumination. will state that adwe such as have attained vanced intelligences. and error had led.for judgedthat. equal to the exigencieaof the hour. it is sensitive and to frequently possible [277] 3 by . for such 'willing is the law of human conduct. he well there would able to be attracted to the cause Gomprehend the necessities of the those hour.THE class from the into whlch FAST KEVEAUED sloughsof misconduct faitbless despondency. to contribute to its success.

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BEVEALED fact. progres3 had leaders to preaerve no tablets of the Law other by the teachings.though perhapa of matter a provable.with of the times. the Law monuments. and more conditions prevailing less moral of sense readilyimagined. They the such.as imprinted appealed not of principles subsequent but and delivered to the thereon truths the to been consciousness the exceptionalinstance.PAST THE As new. The conunon one of them sms had at no universal receiving therefor may reasona were be directed agamst of the age.There ihe of publicrecognition one through neglect. was The had exception. mifficient spiritual realized been not by Uke inacribed upon wer" the destructive conquerors had lic pub- hands of long before de- stroyedthe visible expressionsof the invisible realities. popul"rin the Support. were as not possibly to the direct application of lifeand reallyreceived support than the one under con- [279] 3 by . loBt In the chief their great value. revealed natioDS.other nations historically not now had received similar commandmente. methods but of rerelation. The time Conunandments.

not only the lives of those immediaffecting ite baleatelyconcemed therein. adxilteryis committed. 8uperiorto most other considerations. than to. why the seventh respected and Whenever there But its were those grave above commandment pricelessvalue con- referred should be treasiured. future of the race its moral perjeopardized. thereafter prevailsin the house of the guilty. purity of the The blood destiny.but reflecting ful influences upon those who subsequently enter upon earthlycareers through the agency of such guiltypereons. other siderations.THE sideration. FAST The EEVEALED reader will obeerve it ia given in five words. and ceptiona weakened destroyed. Such aa are attracted of this sort have to connections rarelybeen discord [280] 3 by . largely were of this im- Beyond all material estimates.Moses esteemed the preservationof the He foresaw the principleof social conduct.and Jewish ethical involved hopes of in the of the race. the realization of the certain teachers the strict obaervance portant commandment.through disregardof obvious and jxistrules of pei^ sonal conduct.

guilty of adultery those manner unconsciouslytransmit the third and to fourth the effects of their own generations sine. and conduct in the destroyedby revul- upheavals. though succeedinglives may not clearlyindi- cate the of their unfortunate cause relations Further. of the state are reflex of the average moral a correct generaily of its Citizens. directed by those sectn^ state will important factor an family of nations. The prevailing ideas perception of public offieials may be perceivedby the of those susceptible to occult influences.the political inheritances. virtue of its individual members. and In RE7EALED FAST progress. senses Such need continue be told whether not to exist of the moral be sense The financial or State can gains or never by revolutionary be better than Spiritualprogress generalmorai who hope to political ascendency.THS from able to escape in the previouslow astral world find still boimd themselves that aflfordbut such by earth attraetions if any Spiritual benefits or few for opportunities often of the power environments. or sions the the average Its material is influenced of each by the peraon. [281] 3 by .

we those possessingspiritual sight. It is but that every who one the truth when has retumed we to this [282] 3 by state planet .and often relate guilty onea previousperiodaof immoral action. the effects disturbed a equiUbrium. There sonal per- to of the fearful results of the adulterous conduct to which we would refer.THE EEVEALED PAST This fact fumishes important and an argument for the maintoiaDce There ter. The inhabitants of this world especially bave all been previousinhabitants of the spirit is the earth reWorld. for from auch sourcf" plenished. also otber are To of pure even the appear- in the relatioim to which of ev" charac- importantreasons why the Citizen should shun ance cogent refer. pheres persons unmistakable are evidences of the eensual influences uppermost in The conditiona misconduct reflected in tbe fruitful causes are tbought. either in youth or physicalframe.Such to restore is anotber view age. of inharmony created by are. and are of much efforts of nature suffering.the aural livingin adulterom indicate a low plane in the scale of Thdr radiations or psychic atmosof emanations relations progress.

perfectand [28S] 3 by . under bonds to and the provide for them raoral surroundings benefita of the best teachingsprocurable. though eometimea not veiy distinctly impressedupon human consciousness. We in are a keeper. for their upon reentranee be attracted being they will naturally conditions with which enee most wbile upon solenm our sense lead another one can ous actions for which without he will be individual of law of the universe for every In some sin. as it were. No into the circle of adultera responsibility incnrring at the requiredto answer consciousness. they were the earth of states spiritual to The divine permitsno gu"ty one to manner expiationis required The laws of moral conduct are unchangeableand have existed from the beginning.THE PAST has gone forth from EEVEALED h^ state unhappy spiritual resolved to correct all previous of conerrors duct.We are. in brother's to those correspond- plane. We such retuming entitiea a great owe Obligation. made This commandment was mandatory by of many Moses in consequence tran"gre^ons. bar escape.

cur- commer- greatly enlarged through were mediums of practical difl"cult labor to long prevailed in customs in limited a practicallyregulated by supplyand was a obtained stones first at 15. and to edible only principally confiued of producta flocks of value exchangeable and so". limited cipally. Bteal. [284] 3 by became . com- many metalUc convenient. procin^. representing volume. the of A not System of unlike present munities.xxxrx ehait "Thon Long anterior knowledge silver of and trade was carried on. to in exchange."" not those reasons. Prin- metals. all as objects demand. the Exodus this to gold and the among now. expressed values sale and 20: commandment. In rencies having cial transactions their use as for scarce and considerable barter had also subaequent proved herds Then. precious but piirchase the material Jews. ages.

which the minati of the higher spheres are enabled control material conditions If.for there the invisible but prineiplesof character poasessions. The law which obtained with regard to exchangeablevalues occult rewards existed cation and in a reflection of prefermentsand was the the Jews essentially principleof realizations which in celestial reahns. labor espended in obtaining and other considerathem. in the properties.he illuto earth. demand. in past ages degrees of estended under for Substitutes been employed with but success. silver have gold and have varying for never any period proved praeticallyuaeful all conditions.There nor 80-called. tions. their reapective values being regulatedby the quantitiesproduced. coxild really appropriate something belongiog another.THE objects of PA3T BEVEALED general desire. one not to in should upon the desire. in spiritlife. constitute neither material pceitive one's only precious metals. earth [286] 3 by . Moses Through ita applirealized essentially correct ideas laws of coirespondences spiritual regardingthe in harmony with and forces. varietyof uti"tiea.

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but progressiveacquirementaof useful wisdom. would in any Steal- appropriationof ans^thing belongingto or in the legal possessionof another. advice BEVEALED the Law realize of of slow careera upon to They life.THE tial FAST beatitudes leading errora often otbers through retarded. be may from is rebukea punisbmenta meted those in low say tbat constant conscience tbe are accept such lessoos and experiencea and perfectstate those wbo the enter radiant exist therein.attracta to tbe guilty those intfilligences who someare influenced. but so commi"sion the we outwrought of errors. of further efforts futility thereafter Law.defined of value divine serve as results ends. In such manner the mlmstiy of apparent evil is made not way to teach tbat justifythe ing. obtain g"mpses finally happinessin Opposition to and of the as to those wbo severe more the to of conditions happiness of leam teaching the willful violation of the from resxilting the The guidance. [287] or desire 3 by . and Through the of and advice stealmg of spiritual opportunitiea of the failures and such defined correctly It is needleaa progresB.

. fertility suggest to and their subjectson to the commission of lu^ many In eirore. throughthe of their conceptions.The of subjugatioa resnlt is the conditions of such the a m". such ways certain oped astral intelUgencesobtain over thc"e inc"ned to gestions. to undevel- ascendency yield to their sugcompletetemporary Painful.are the vlsion of those spheres of superior foresee the dire diswisdom. So of such positive in the life are the Operations of spheresof excamate Spiritual laws. by similar desires and motives as themselves.TTTTB FAST BEVSAIiED times completely controlled. guide of thougbt and action. for they clearly who bave attained appointmentswhich unfortunate to await the victims counsels. that no one escapes who disconsciousregards the intuitions of his own and forever the safe and ness. therefore applicable are prohibitions State.indeed. though the manifestations of 3 by . deeply infixed. who. In a proper certain occult and comparativesense. all conditions that prevailupon the physical plane of life some one General to are each reflections of that which or other of the obtain in spiritual spheres.

THE the Law ties of states. m experiencedin intended had the The commandfirst steal.in that imity should be order maiQtained influential Jews siderations were ordinated to justice. a of eveiy thereto.The and therefore very the related the sacred conserved the continued. exodus of certain claimed as Jews. to the near manner any clearlyforesaw Now. complex in the earth the penal- apparentlymore are advanced REVEALED PAST by the munity rightlyCom- property. subjectto generaldistribution for the the of the exodus success heart of welfare equalbenefit Moses. of and purpose of adheaion Altruistic con- properlysub- of rightand sense practical to sure preventionof practices the 3 by . was rightscon- among tribes included succeeded material of consclousness. while very which matter one of all. the in the accumulation values."at things the in leadere of the other were tribes. are error other cords.he was m concemed that rightsof individuals must be respected. which. material ot Some conditions psychicaldis"fe occultly individual i-egulate to ceming Upon the physicaland shalt not "Thou ment.

" natural. out found "Thou one's the enforcement shalt not of apparent own. of the com- steal. from former states of ditions. despair gave way all hope.and Bucceas and discord to failure. of tribes The recog- the productaor results of one's own labor or skill."order evolved chaos.license succeeded was disorder by more harmonious conby liberty. [290] 3 by . a long after mand. concomitant the enforcement of and individual members results equalitybetween thereof. though militarypenalties"hould be infiicted was the guiltyof the violation of principlerecognizingindividual right to the possessionof upon those Not . Strict nition of obedience personalrightsto to physicaJsense seif.destined fiinaUy to illumiue the soul of mankind.the the in commandment portendsthe resurrection of that a meta- final conqueat of spark of divine manifeeted in the consciouslightso distinctly o" the great Eastem ness Seer. the among established and con"nned Jew8 a principle too theretofore lightlyrespected.THE lead to forces a PAST EEVEALED generald^integrationof the Jewish even prime and obvious necessity.

period that fully recognizes the Jews. Moses individual yBars. plane The possession still never various of in it Personal of intrigues the develop jurisprudence. jealousies. made the thy against the to the was of race attained of also as related affairs witnces 16. material false reflected Few indeed consciousness as a sacred the had upon principle. opportunity or the had hundred two over it social For of of state best own preeeding prohibitory. Iliough nomadic and prevailing reaUzed which been State that truth is not which wel- general for servitude retained had System of its an laws desires. sorta of revered had having any morals."Thou shalt neighbour. [291] 3 by . the each reasons Jewish that to of one's fare. commandment. : above. to and obviouB civilization conserves tendencies." At " not bear Exodus 20 first.

only many best subserved restrained from the commission of overt acts inflictedupon throughfear of phj^ical suffering those convicted before the priesfs.and better cured that served upon violations those who put only upon justice requlred of law convictiona of be were the pro- than more be willfully would cause evidenee should in fact were every when the of one comThrough false testimony many had escaped had arisen.and some plication" person. but the Conunandments of limit designed to supersede er were had such and to lieeome laws tliatshould authority have more generalapplicationand be recognized in all agea as true principles upon which of all succeeding to base the superstractures and states Moses that govemments. Such had been too common. Anterior to the Conunandments been a maintained certain hierarchal semblance of Order through the enforcement powers.THE and after soon exodus EEVBALBD PA8T the of commencemeot the enga^ed in undertakingswhich and were personalinterests. knew that the ends penaltiesfor guilty. [292] 3 justice by the . fa"ures just punishment. as now. but of then.

covetousness an generaldistribution the the its baleful influence in matters. testimony had in induced issue to the support Moses to for adpriests constituted them the final that matter. for falselygiven severe penalities to 3 by . esseutial matters the time of write.who had joined therein. the this commandment shown resulta than before. especially failures. In ones relation had of their refer the to given the false claims.and some progre" in other good then. Law asserted now.a spirit we previoua observable.which causes at justment.as was of frequentlyrealized more were value The subsequentlyclearly was by compariaon with Desired which preterableto the guiltywas in possessionsof others. Obedienee was desired made subjectto the commandment quoted mandatory by a system of oaths. He had judgesin certain division.PA9T THE ot the conviction of escape EEVEALED innocent. About gun to manifest a exodus certajn of the its conceming had be- in various urgent demand material than for all concemed among wealthier tribes. as working for inherent strength.

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however mu"t and does salvation. perhapsbetter that he should lose identhan that through cosmos tityin the epiritual his false evidence a brother be held in bondage and thereby to undeeirable kannic conditions. commimity penaltiesof the law. thia fact fieation long of ultimatelywork doubtiess all observed discordant own that influences diviner intuitions of nature. fitted for it. out ite com- epiritual progused in justisoul. no brother's should in forever and can one his overt retarded his that in final outeome. It were. in inereased silence the voice of coiKcience.realizes own through experiencesbest its reward in final harmony. [296] 3 by . and have We it and than premediationjoinedhis infiuence of nature. however. under pletelyobstruct ress. the escape elemental sum the false evidence former in The to actuallycommitted gave in Order EEVEALED PA8T not acta.and. be delayedin the realization of his deatmy.THE dangerous relation the who one wards to the the to the discords victims of for the time While Law. be Each its career. it is true the Perfeet thus dominant such rarelyrespectthe and after- in relation thereto chaos.

man- thy neighbouf's. thou covet thy neighbour's covet servant. 20:17. paramouot affairs continne discoveiy the great a love life to an a he material any State we of of of reahzes joy.XLI " Thou shalt shalt not his nor nor thing thy oeightmur'a houee. of is the one's chief of to the the engross laws of would not benefita. he peace eschange of the by the justly and State a govemed aeeks one his aor ox." " When his nor life and [296] 3 by may . any not msidservant. principle righteously. But fact. that is wife. gleams epiritual satisfaction though relations various and for aas. preseot the application of spiritual and hold intellectual purpoae world await of them material that the cul- spiritual and of we eoei^es natura his We inner foreworld. bis nor live in of Exodus recogoize that needs muBt his for whlch man so progress tivation powera the long as and conservation of maokind.

practical centralized in are aspirations A pereon spiritis desires. he may by virtue of his superior Spiritualinsightcontinuallywiden the gulf separatinghimself from others who have lived less wiselythan he. and attention but coimt the of time of should What attract thoughtfulpersons resources their of pertains to the studious in every physicalnature.and accordiugto the measure Bafe of hia progress allyrealize more in such and wisdom the more will continubeautiful and call to perfectreahtiea of being. He will live againstcovetoua in peacefulatmospheres. immorta"ty in the etemal Living in World of inconceivablycoraplexmanlfestaa tions of Law.THE be made whose a FAST REVEAIiED Service. and need not remain ignorantof any wisdom for which he should realize aspire. divine. on ac- convertibi"tyinto articles [297] 3 by of . He may now. and therein realize Spiritual growth. He may his aid the Cooperation of illuminated teachers. Moses having attained wisdom. in consciou"of the spiritual realized many ness possibilities obtainable by all men who live in conjimction with Space celestial influences. age.

certain proportion the World acquire wealth 3 by terms and . release from progress effort in the to in such success resist covetous and attainment. humanity brothera. are sure blissful aatisfactions." They wams a what us.aspiration with of bis of earth.for reetrained attainment the the aupreme iB often awakened too paaaionsof mankind. of good. as the service of such means coupled silence. behalf in ratio of for himself aecure of for least at or and duty of privitege efforts he establishes that and of existence.and value.h"ve the centuries many have greatlyretarded Chief end It of Bon to labor to in the enable him to to the Man's final destinyis spondences of excamate result in to overcome In every of the the undue attractions which hold to which that bis indicates those celestial cotre- attam prevailin higher spheres and existence. FAST beauty. zones present every spirittiat corre"pondences desire of those material many harmony. enablingone all covetous propensities against this commandment which and deaires. covetoxis the REVEALED Community Populationare "auccessful.THE use.

ia judge another. [Wt 3 by . join in a generalcamival of discords in the mind of the original projector. reveals His vibrations which The avaricioua plane of exattractions througb bis own hfe sets in motion in tum thought within cames react retume discordant upon himself.It may then be truly said that the last state is worse than the first. The covetous person himself the evidence of istence.THE FAST everything seems tum to It money.and bis the aura. with com- and all panionsto which it has been attracted.but he who has attained sensitiveness to spiritual vibrations read motives secret influencing may many not for to EEVBALED to one othera.

XLH In cloamg dus. vision danger. who the he unre- Moses. in considera- hundred two over to age. cause forty than barely thirty wonderful Egyptians after of Buperior intelligences. .mmng he remarks our illuminated the rock of [300] 3 by change. Fharaoh had years of acta of Jews. those upon had which of yeara period.he many reluctant "fe the exo- hitherto some to influence that with of of the During the ten the conceniing state to relating B^. in were of of the of natiu^'s beholding future. having reward faithfuUy impending in to piincipally spent without consciousness tion Coopera- in servitude Service race. other the He. deaire we corded facts when devoted positionB tion of the in for the aa it vista been of his undertaken. eaw performed finally forced the emigration years. favorable preliminary Berved. sensible and a whlch assent behalf urging years.

revealed as him and this day imto served. divine self-consciousness which lar^e measure him enabled was by the had in so spiritual guide arightand had enabled him signalsuccess. this BEVEALED of bis fortunes might race to the period it seems thoughtfuiStudent in perfectharmony with the divine order of life that he ehould depart in the troublous times without participation "t which we followed.which even assent gexteral of mankind. sacrifices accomthrough many plishedmuch. and when the shadoire began trusted the wisdom to lengthen implicitly He had taught by that had inspiratjons BuccessfuUyface also Bustained whose guiding intelligence thus tax every greatlycomforted and realized. had to ever achieve mandments led him he His to He emergeney.THE P"ST againstwhich the be shipwrecked. rewards with waiB with what lawa conceming spiritual penaltiesthat his great soul and disturbed not It is consonant know now by distant by of was of internal discord and scenes surroundingtribes. unto witness He was the Comsince pre- the receive himself [301] 3 by a .

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may [808] 3 by . The and " One god Joshua of war soon sounded responded to the his tocsin. of Canaan dlscordant influences.and that unto hk vision was revealed in clear and perf that allwould ect light result in final good. The desired result was not. but not alarmed.for the generalconduct of the Jews It had with ordere retributive many cbarged the inharmomoua causes atmospheres vibrations and of action.THE of their PAST EEVEALED and obligations. however. the sacred had created that the of prestige might thereby be restored. imagine the great soul of Moses to have been depressedby such happeniogs. so attained. call.

and 5 feil and taken was bim. bis unto captain aa And come. in ? imto ? in : the at"d Moses consciousness to of eervant spheres. and looked. Joebua And the he Lord am the to Wbat said. but with went " " by Jericho. he of of " there mattere. hoet od Ibid. was agaiost tum thou Art Joshua and eyes over hia band. chief " 13. and. and Joshua " As sword adversaries our Joehua worship. Nay for ua. the bis was Instruction profit thereby.XLIII And " that it he to came Ufted there stood drawn in bis up a pa"e. mao bim. bebold. orfor I now sf"th did Lord my unto bia previously related. nlng of bis mission third in and fourth important many Impressed in restoration able so to recall received His other the and guide than physical the substance to and bis face him. Baid unto when counselor was Archangel Michael. . 5:14. upon sensatioos. the begin- spirit to the instructed all deeply so that. and earth. [304] 3 by none as may . and.

the greater design.though always very dear to heart of Moses.as without poUtical freedom hierarchycould long have been maintained. For the realization of bis specialmission the exodua became a no necessity.THE be FAST BEVEALED acquiredfrom that laws.he was specially of a system of in regard to the Inauguration soxirce based govemment by a hierarchyof bis death should upon the assume astical functions. The control of affairs the which after priesthood. order to successfuUyestabUsh and maintain ecclesia^tical rites and Privileges. an incidental in necessary this service. both civiland ecclesi- restoration of the 3ewB the freedom. was. in comparison with to supreme a purpose. to means an but end. instructed piishbis mission.the wisdom pertainedto in order to auccessfully accomsubsequently. though spiritual inferred. with few individual [305] 3 by . He also foresaw that certain political rights be secured for his people at whatever must in order to successfuUyaccomplish Bacrifice. as the masses. In the beginningof his mission the Jews were unprepared for any form of self-govemment.

amoi^ needs. Subseqiiently.he Bucceeded in establishof order through the ing a certain measure of rigid. which providedwithout icat in order necessary safety. while in f"ll personal authority.and conduet causes which may the affluence of nature.THE PASX EEVEAXED exceptions. became discipline turpitudeand in the latter pari of bis life somewhat disobedience Neither increased. Many common its much Climatic the in Canaan labor for mo"t conditiona permitted of moral prevailingstate was but phys- httle above [306] bv the .aasodated freedom with those permit and encourage the of personaldesires. idleneas. relaxed and nor the teachingof aacred foT the maintenance of or the lawless of enforcement lawfid to appeals moral order conBciraice to precepts arailed good govemment restraint the upon cupidityof those enteringupon stage of hiunan activities. and useful enforcement conditions whlch but regulations.necessary. "s the freedom de- generatedinto Ucense. gratificatiou in process of the exodus.militaryrule with rigidrequiremoktebecame to preserve the had led to such be mentioned necessity.

but mrait to There Egypt. his face and upon he desired to know the feil ice Serv- him. Joshua of a appeared. as the Law always providesinstruments to enforce its demands. to Um event there had altercations between been immy the Jews and surroundingtribes in Canaan.but unt" few now there had con- the duct of war been no one to lead or famili"r with defend them. secure and suprematgf sometimes is affairswhich principle goveming human divine in in of unfortunate war state of affairs tben demanded military prevailing control. for a JewB during the precedingforty yeara acquiredwealth in that country. indicating destruction related K the purpose in which that alter of the requiredof Previous individual should the It engage.a willingand obedient servant of that which had appeared unto him with the Bpirit drawn the ghastlywerk of sword. grim representative force. and. of announcement Joshua m^iifestation. a soldier. of justiceuses in the The a correets accomplish- instrumenta the its ends. the had During [307] bv .THE "EVEALBD FAST previous Standard the end aaserta all errore.

though life was material the resided. ducted an had expeditions.THE the no PAST EEVEALED periodof their immigrationthere had been important battles foughtjbut the long- portentous clouds gathering. sion a Captain of its army. of where gather. to buret soon countiy. Joshua been in the service of the had govenunent. resources. over that unfortunate arrival Upon "mall and in customed Caoaan.but upon and wealth affairs assumed a changed aspect. Exceptional been advanced honors time had when been bestowed Jewiah valor upon was him at a generally not C308] 3 by . though such advancement opposed by Egyptian officera.and where to the nomadic. centers Settlements. children were they Jews formed aged peraons all ner generalman- but Havmg in were ac- were the few early begmnmgB of their Settlements in the position could not have initiated of defendants.and had they any important aggresivemovements increase of numbers so desired.and many of command and of Egyptian importantdiviconsuccessfully men had by skilt in for Orders of Pharaoh throughvario"s grades to high had been Position.

well He of spiritmateria"zed order whether he of strict a long accustomed announced of the in human friend to bimaelf a or an beheld it know Though enemy. his servant?" [809] 3 by . he willingly and accepted the victory. that he should was had therefore. That message revealed his awakened to as had appearance value. when Captain was the of the spirit Host ence acknowledgedobediLord. obedience. for relation and of earth.he When. aa leamed form. experiencethe value and of therefore was command the from a He EEVEALBD Service to perform the special qualified conditions required. quitein was by experience and man.THE rewarded. perceptionthe of spirit in possibility interposition "What discipline desire to command. He is reeorded eaith my Lord unto an a omen mystical the first time. prevailing relied upon hls own skiU and judgment which in FAST to have the affairs inquired.as then.

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