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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

but if deaf possibilities the lessons of hard experito such influences.THE through PAST attaimnent the creasinglyoccult Originof EEVEAIiED all of relations and life.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. He was that endowed so when the prin- attam ciple of harmony should supreme control. over elemen- tal forces. would be outwrought. for it was destinyto evolve esoteric an important to more Light. 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. [16] bvGooglc .until like a prodience he should discover and foot-sore. gal.weaiy and the infinite possibiHti^of the presence in the beginninghr" the divine seif. important than far perceptionof any deductions of materiallyinclined.he woiild perceive his relation to the Infinite Light and perfectlyrealize the of the spiritwithin. divine in- but gradualrealization.

each of such separated particles continximgto reveal the potentialiments ties and modes of the Law. pennittingfree play for the faculties in order that each might effect conquest over every impeding obstacle.THE When and we REVEALED consider the exhibitions of power wisdom action and PAST manifested the through vibratoiy Separationof the coheringele- caiised thereby. 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. been attracted to earth. identity and memory of previouslives were concealed. all waitingmaterialization of forma.made to inhabit the and the land. and to further their successful evolution to higherplanesof existence. from time to time. or to the flora of the [17] 3 by . we may know of expreesionis absolute perfection evidence of the divine originof the Law itself. Millions of sp"itualbeiugsfrom other planets had.

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

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. P"] 3 by . all material favorable for the earth could things needful then for his success produce physical Bustenance.THE the FAST physicalform.Time and conditions of his were the as efforts.

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

THE PAST agents of the Law as for the of Ite minor many lations to his provisions. 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.or The such as to and to aid in any manner expresBionsof the Law have been useful knowle(^e practical.and inability until ress he his power of such remain has shall have to made demonstrate provisionsin the in further abeyance. "s the cosmic no purpose order exteiior prog- must influence prevented the orderlyOperationof ever changed ite modes the results of its action. of civi"zation. increase the discovery has [21] 3 by . the liaw.In it. Every cause demonstrated its perfection. of provisionsare from him necessity of account on his to comprehend their complexity.it follows that disor coveries in all the ages have been in harmony the orderly manifestation of its proviwith sions.

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The ap- order superior intelligent a beingsclothed in delicate than of the secure who had willingly intelligences circumscriptionand exile.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. there of their for those to to apparently a failure the conquest of the have objects been af- further progress. though mani- the of forma.and the mada and material influBubjectto both the Spiritual all Had ence.more comples physical those previously evolved for lower Orders.THE the human FAST body about composed from waa BEVEALED be to materialized elements. fold.been limited accompUshed.as of previous results. Spiritualbeings long existed within the atmosphereS of the new earth before they were cal provided with vehicles of expressionor physiand bodies for inhabitation. of many them had previously knowledge acquiredsome " of certain laws and conditiona upon other [23] 3 by .had from the be^nning evidently been necessary for the complete possessionof the material world.

affairs. The forever since. objectiveplane. 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. and very 80 expresB manded the " the reverent ful persons in coimideration of thought- all The succeedingCentimes. co"perate with the spirit in the niaterialization of the first phy^man cal body.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. such [24] 3 by . Infinite Spiritmanifeetingthrough the Law if by some as inspiredHis vicegerents. for the accomplishment of its designs. employed bodies sim"ar to the firstprototype.if we may thought has since the be^ning been largelyincreased by the active use of mind and body.the perfectionof the Law was haa comdistinctiymanifested. entity in life's the individual possession physicalforce. In the sixth cycleof the physicalevolution of the earth. sjMcial how to direction.

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

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

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

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

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

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aa now.e. It is not necessary to state here in that the beginningonly portionsof the inherent of man were Spiritual possibilities expressed. in e35)ressiou it may of the out Cooperationwith created inteiligences. Then."i. 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. 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. before entranee of will to select its own possessedfreedom relations during ite residence upon the physical plane. all intelligent to yet such will readilyappear minds to be true. imder influences which obtain in celestial states. in form. beautiful bannonies. elements he. cal When was lifo. a into form. The chief purpose in seekingsuch that it might correct previous was experiences and errors accomplish complete preparation [31] 3 by .THE FAST EEVEALED finallyto permanently enter that State of illumination in which the rhythms of nature and are reflected as appeal to consciousoess. spirit entity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

God had previously said."Let there be Ught: and there was light. and prolonged through the infinities of space. for conditions are prepared for the realization of that divine self-consciousness. however.the period had commenced through gradual bat progressive inherent of the diacoveryof the principlea Law. discover that the It Law he was that describea the [40] 3 by . as in the beginningordained. 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. 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. in readiness for the festation of the Perfect Let man crowning mani- Wisdom. reverberations of bis repeatedin the heavens.THE tions of divine the necessity." Now. all elouds of darkness concealingthe lightfrom the imderstanding of man might be dissipated.

THE PAST EEVEALED circle of this planet. essentially true. " 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.Who judge the future by may ness. one to who comprehend.which during eons of have exKtence revolved spheres. expression. surrounded aa it is by numberless other worlds. though divine he We been that more to two its him so now tht^e how see far to there be the past.and defines the conditions of the earth's existence. and of rewards Btates much aapiresfor highesthonors. should or imperfectcan and will make bannonial has not are wisdom.enable yet leamed tion. 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.without in much so for the Variation. He in completeprinciples that many there realizahas yet conditions to be has accompliahedthan necessary. free.

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

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

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

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

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cycle. possession. ite now portions of of his marvel material the ite brain. most important dehcate mechan- at first the only but spirit intmtions. physical the " Bponsive developed and expression of its wise "ness.And " whlch he day the on bad aeventh all bis from aad made. tation. has to spirit upon impressiona. work God day he which ended rested he had have It creations their passed in was Genesis aided materiahzed World. man. inhabi- earth. while which included." 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. Bpirit of : said sbrth the physical outworking form the inteUigences advanced by 2 be in that period this seventh made. complex reaUzed directs the lower orders interesta. that ism.

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

THE EEVEALED perceptivefaculties mant eo FAST as comprehend to have been awakened. to much advantage. a more perfect consciauaneas has been Since perfection realized. the. In later periods.applied infor personal benefit its occult principles.he has. and was disobedient when thereto. he has -suffered dlscords. created subject to physical laws. its beneficent piirposes and effectual Operationin tlie realms of nature. but the importance of which he has only slowly leamed through His material form the experiencesof "fe. sixth cycle. 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.when and physicalform field of material apparent the of ite Law. 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 . sense. and entered he has. Through such sufferinghe many of his has realized some of the possibilities and complex attributes. herent from the beginning. in affairs.

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

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

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

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. which. correctlyimderstood. and new conditions and of reflectors Law. beginning possible. the waa right phyaical conditions vestigation of the not of a prograss them The creation proper in- manifestations of for numerous a nature. 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. would able them clearlyto perceive more design manifested in creation. stages of only Infinite dom. for en- Infinite wonld ones world. the were the EEVEALED oppor- apply Neces- investigationof apparent after . natural great law. 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. was of ideas. they might subsequently evolve souls.and in man his advancement They from drawing Though boundleea a physieal bralns masses very Spirit. of spirit.

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

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

compass? had allegory. in formed. should eastward. such but been the and ever geographica! spiritual perception had oever westward. rrapect conclusioDS of are spiritual significance was of the If the its geo- correct. the to special importaoce.vn And " the and Eden. graphical location. except any concem reason be is for reserved man. 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. but 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. in the [67] 3 by .

also. able in beauty manifested first of earth. has There. 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. and all been " many object"of beauty and utUity. 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. metaphysicalreasons why fixed in the eastem section [58] 3 it by . and it upon the story human needs conserved. beauty.' actual Imitation of allegorical prototype.man ceivingwhither labored his efforta an consciously reproducing were without per- unleading. tive primi- is also valu- direction of the of the earlyinhabitants It also su^ests "hould have his beginiiing appealed to consciousnffiB.THE FAST EEVEALED allegoiy. importantideas suggestedin of the garden of Eden. The factoryresulta have re- of ita therebycausingit to produce the requiredby when loving labor.

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

may Whether or the results of conduot beneficial then.THE PAST earlycombats The northem races of inteUigenceand the clearer shall have a of human an since progress. but ignorancethat have course possibleof of the strength. and leam the certhrough many hard experiences tainty.an when the Eden true consciousness in the east one was outlined picture. this is the deducibte Spiritual significance and lesson of the narrative. have men engaged therein to someappreciationof the happiness attainment been mankind. 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 .aa now.the majesty. whose mandates safelydisregard. indistinctly fadingvision.and the divine justiceof the universal no one Law.which in practice produce very different sorta of fruit. for consciousness is the perceptionof good and evil. And " in the selection of which rewarda or suffer the one omy secure penaltiesof great error.

The ignorantBuffered and the wise realized good. 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. psi] 3 by .

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like in a amall spark of electrical brilliancy flashing became of suTTOundingdarkness. latraitposeeasion from the beginning. would spirit attain independentJy respond to celestial influences.THX FAST "ETEALED he suffer perceivethe fact that he would penaltiesshould he act in disohedience to ite unwritten he had requiremente.and furthennore. that he might sometime heightswhere perceiveand guide. spheresof perfect a spiritual perception. a vorld an The importantfactor in both and spiritual material [63] 3 by .his own subjectiveand objective relations to the Law. In reality. 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. soon.or consciousness. to correspondencewith that continuous state of harmony which obtaina in illumination. imto would enable him like unto that and advance universal or the to pre- perfectionabide. arrived at no clear conceptionof it" existence.

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

had He forth gone to battle. however. any that possiblythere might be a principle of involved in his deeds. "t all times. mortal of errors of whatever esoteric tempta- guidea the assume divine its potency. an Eseence to forevermore Compound nor history.had attribute of the presence mind very Impulse.a xinder the direction of uncontrolled ereate arise in the developedself-consciDusness. about bef ore the under true assert man its conduct. and on as his way.without the least compunction or consciousness that there were rights of others to be respected.to capture and torture.like event- irresponsible. 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. seif-consciousness never hour. New. a All of his acts up ful not ul rightf such r^al 3 by .THE of PA3T BEVEALED life conditions.

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

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

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

attractive THE FAST and serviceable designed. Possessing inherent in principlelike attributes. 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. [693 3 by . he was gave tranafor- tenninology indica- are that to one early period.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. did not cal existence nature were throngh the attain in the first atages of bis perceivethat imrevealed many phy^in his subjective spiritual powere. realization of which he might celestial for he was correspondences. providingfor physicalneeds of the body. mations the which or puipose the he beauty. and refer unto scribed to the Infinite Spirit.showing ordeia of animal To rounded. then obligedchiefly to exereise the objective and in mind in defense of pereonalsecurity. sar- he after many laoguages.

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

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

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

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

can be offered againstan evolution from prevai"ng conditione to those of more even intelligent underetaEding. 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.however. 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. 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 .and that upon Bubject to the conditions Law desire. physical logical objection. man. of civillzation than prevailed. always realized by the diaciples are We ought also to remember gaming.incamated he therebybecame prescribedby the he assumed linder which form.he did might. while in under here. embodiment. increasingspiritualbenefits of tnith.THE FAST KEVEALED No valid.His ing those obstructions exerted of nature principal in overcom- which pre- subsiatence. by his own the earth.

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

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

was other to possibilitiesof development. superior ordere and in realized an a now. of to his use divine his nature nor made few mind." " We Adam and day: the ing Walk- God bis but undeveloped. He whatsoever had for a i-ealized he bu^-hright. He weak spirit within of expression and could other any the then.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. opportimities of He knew spiritual [86] 3 by . .oTy spiritual entity. The Law as impressions upon had no formed life after any part not how revealed his in beclouded conception physical death. all^. from assume of the presence garden. was 8. not it for vse than the primitive very ideas.

.

and may spiritual eyes enter into by conformityto required that through the life one new and beautiful relations. and peace are obtainable conditions. 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. Ita PAST EEVEALED planeswhich he has attained.reaUzed considerable graduallybecome and more and spiritinfluences.through aspira- and spiritual woiid. moimt inner progrees. [87] 3 by . through the he heard. voice. created a longing desire to inspirations upon all the source know and numbei" of the cause . of the day. leaa physicalphenomena of the he has since then. have heard to stifle its lation of divine that Maniy since command. the voice of the Spiritdistinctly a"sertingita then susceptible more now has and control in material matters.in the cool self-consciousness.and tion. to In midst the exercises paia- of the garden. the one perceivesthat harmony rewards are and opened.THE ence.and have sought persistent protest againstthe vio- itB admonitions.

great per"s which barked EEVEALED the upon he would where life.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. he might well have himself amongst the trees of the garden. experi- consciousness fact that he errors.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. halcyondays of native aimplicity. After havingpaaaedthe Rubicon of restraiot. one finallyovercome and enter into the the law of enjoyment Kannic action of those [88] 3 may by spirit- . star of even the bear the issue of his Had he no own em- had one remembered " must encounter. new preceded.without any to Mice guide the not rerealingno trail. clearly foreseen his aubsequent sought to hide career. Through wisdom and obedience the di- to vine intuitions of his better natura. must one can never retum of disobedience.

the spiritual meaning of which we in part define.possessednot the capacityto recog[89] 3 by . or in the material attractions of the physicalworld. however. hide No one. reference is indirectly to which made in the allegorical story."Thou hast.appeals to the mortal "Where mind in most art positiveterms: thou?" as though sajdng.or.through disobedience. and sufferings sacrifices. rewardfi for prevlous good actions. who have attained the realized by intelligences of character heights. the Divine Principle. of the Lord God from the presence (the inner divine seif).Such grace and perfection the fnU realization of is the final fruition.PAST THE BEVEALED in nature like unto those correspondences. or Seif Consciousness. separatedthyselffrom me. Spiritual in the behalf of othere. more defined. and of aetion. ever can auccessfidly himself amid the trees of the garden. 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. In the ninth veree.

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

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

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

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

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He Bome There acta.than the brothers. Has of material church ever en- reaUzahigherspiritual answer to this inquirywill [96] 3 by . became ever offered his or much It is recorded do.answerable a way the have may an entertaining to BEYEAIiED influence men.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. truth spiritual being. tions? from largergeneraliza- them. The probably had predotninant. implying.and other discords. 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. the passions.THB FAST clearlydificemed more brother. tions.visible sacrifices. particularview any his hiatorical evidence murderer.aa a tban indefinite idea that is not sustain this character.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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for what But in protecting shield. a race. 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 .of making keep to respecter of love the Jews sustain in sore Method the of Jewish for by closing the glorious. pure.THE FAST KEVEAIiED realizations Spiritual heart unto its Diviae of trated of in likeness a "uthor.to race those of the brotherhood be the Divine ings.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. deUvered from Jews persecution. distinct. facta of financial Observation. and separate. 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.

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 .THE blotted from factors. also clear to who one that matters Spiritual brothers' prosper. kingdom produces with Both definite results. tion to It needs but dispelall the a doubt Law. con- the realms of material the The affairs.and the general 88 illustrating It is imity of the perfectand absolute Law. have the absolute Imw. the xmto as spirit. It is its mode of an demonstratingthe possibility theosis while yet in the phjrsical state. interests and and receive satisfactions without haa made a those who study make number. 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. cosmic Order. certainty and unconsciouBlymanifested cardi- have In Hebrew iflsueprfflcribed by the to the Jews present hour.

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

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

Under the Law.there is real necessitythat one should hve planes above the average of huupon has manity. physica! receive such aspires. In Order to BuccessfuUy accompUsh the mission of teaching others. ends. one had At many records the time of acquiredmuch relatii^ Abraham.THE pervade the respond to PAST BEYEALED spiritual spherea. the indlvidual. no knowledge in r^ard [107] 3 by . Out contam Scriptures to such matters.and in the as quickly the revelatora of truth. Some sensations iafluences which and readilyfeit by others. 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.wbile not freedom serve some are attain expressionof thought. 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.or re- revealspiritual supplying the is yet but an inherent imperfectly underetood. when the spirit gained f"ll control or mastery of a person's if he so wiUs and bram.

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

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

XV

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thiee

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men

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

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

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

.

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

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

which place to place as were exigenciesre- qiiired. It has requiredmany numerous conflicta since then rightsof members to of families and [121] 3 by .after the death of Sarah. We have.or that real estate was valuable. no evidence that properties of any sort in the day of Abraham held were by title deeds. 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. by a bondwoman. six children. and subeequentlyby another wife. In the be^ning of property to the eldest and occupancy values. except as it could be used temporarilyfor the before though that a eon. conferrmg the exclusive rightof the inheriof realty still prevails. had beeo bom. I am aware possessions. received anything from hia neither of whom that primogemture.the firstbom all unto eon of Sarah. however.THE gave FAST REVEALED Isaac. " 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.

are existence at that relative to inheri- relation to any only interested now became therebyassumed bi"ty for administration. cases.and its proper other such the manage- [122] 3 by . disposed Accordingto the record. That is not of the presentage. that written in tances.nor We Isaac of the Statutes in fact. thougb the usual custom there are not wanting similar instances. There exercise was a to moral justiceand in bis reeponsihe should that Obligation equity know of the sole possessor father's estate. or of England. tbe crown among son rightto the eldest daughteronly.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. and her issue. tbe royalfatnily fact eldest of the Bovereignia entitled to the throne and that in exceptional by primogeniture.Abraham of bis possCTsions. descends the female cbildren. givingall unto Isaac before passingfrom earth to spiritUfe.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.

We probably will Uttle and who moral of a that desire to belevel those common plaeed and om' the upon endowed mth Such critisuperiorities.woven around the early founders of that Commonwealth. been loftieat pinnaclesof fame unattainable aware conditions that controverted.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. and in place thereot incorporatea more correct statement of the which real then Statements we and be may are be accused some. as from he the lese fortunate now. the as foimders great spiritualtheocracy. by almost material prevailed. the ma^c and spell. in a certain of been sense. They have. by court^esyso named.the a Commonwealth. 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 BEVEALED of the interests wblch meot then. enab"ng respect of the hfe m Isaac.but often in criticism. [123] 3 by . data of life. approval.

exaeted Isaac and. and the possibleto correctlyportray as earlyconditions to and of this work. Jewish In in that rely upon undertakingwe able to impart those order implicitly all needful Information. fortyyeara was desirous death. in the at our day.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. married. that resultingfrom opporttmityto study some mission success an present of the [124] 3 by .but such affairs must then have been conducted fashion in State The affords after the royalfamiUes. Abraham. might be considered quite old enoi^h to act for himself. place in any nor us. Previous of his to having his son oldest servant oath an that the country of his master a wife for his mission.where have Queens somewhat much and do to in the the affairs of selection of Consorts. purpose whom duction to concem the change REVEALED succeed of the "fe. would his go to delicate rather a " from there seek out admitted.

rewith him." etc. [12"] 3 by .uncontaminated. Abraham reliance " that his Chief of a servant the his " household companion for his whom ites among he other races. the blood of the race. the sister of Laban the Syrian. the Jews oldest " of customs amalgamation have with of dwelt. and promiscuousmarriages. and the "And the Lord placedupon them appeared unto Abraham. and preserved.such would as from It attacbed once be termed now the people. and that Isaac took her to tumed wife and loved her. astral to munications Com- world.THE early FAST teaches the of customs the EEVEALED Jewish importance visions. 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. observance should son have and trusted select not the Canaan- UnUke some encouraged have by the strict never in this respect eacaped foreign Clements. Trustingand commanded believingthe Voice. The successfully performed the errand intrusted to him. as we told that are Rebekah.

.

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

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

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

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

and at Padan-aram with long reei- Laban.and sub- he did sequentlyobtaining Rachel. his service his with the latter. subject to natural impulse. 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. ture.THE him In fice of was not his to harmonial show to sacri- are simply and illuatrate his to that rela- We attest. whom an esolove.and to averse " manner refer he of property.m related in Scripture.whose leadings forever preclude the employment of unjust His nato accompUsh any means purpose. that foregleamsof hope are in the hearta of those waitiog and longing [131] 3 by . methods the his business as father-in-law Jacob's character. conveys teric lesson of specialvalue.Umited the sphereof his perceptionand preventedspiritual realizations. taking unto the he daughter whom his the pres- did not himself Leah. defending Laban. love. It is by contemplation of his experiencesduring those awakened years. story of his departure from The of Isaac ence dence and Rebekah.

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

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

.

[136] 3 by .whose inteUigences thought vibrations prevented the realization of spiritual truth. making the allegation ing the time of Service his wages had been In such he manner changed ten times. acts of deceptive sought to justifyhis own of reasoning not imcomcunning. enduring. though longoblightof coDsciousness. He eerved under yeare. not scured.and more Spiritual correspondencesor other than wbich the material nish. a method in our mon own day. and therefore sufEered the penalty of his choice. 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. was wholly efEaced.THE conceming PAST EEVEAIED beautiful. He had of this world successes attracted those himself xmto fur- astral of the lower order. He had selected his associates. attempted jnstifyhiniself by accusations against that duremployer. he decep- success.

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

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

"Thus The have Surely memory to recall the events xmreal may Esau's. entity. An Uke nature a upon accusations his feeling him towards for what to held him of sin in sub- tyrannicalbehests. its mollifying element influmce the human heart.THE tions. In relation his brother's might be.for the FAST EEVEALED that reason they accorded with his self-interest.and may that he have judged [138] bvGoogIc .and been earlydays.which and real. creation of Crossingthe ancient boundaries birth. far it seemed him ward to must go as with millions We can he forward. he probablyconsidered of time. since. and what would be the upon ita effect him of conscience undefinable an of offspringof conscious as thongh with way. thus in his case. readilyperceive what been in the mind of Jacob. and visions.consciousneffi of soul and in farther. 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.the Bcribed.the etood yet in obedience he limited to wrong." no so fear. fear appears in restraint.

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

fied part of the Jewish no in justified not are anythingother of EEVEALED established eystem of teach- any ing. Such ideas at the were that had time constituted religion. conceming spirituat Enough.THE presuppose does been it in said the Jews any by confinn way true. consideration when achieved and under world then been in the Jews men progress had with was present invited no wards. 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. however. that be to some what knowledge of a future iife or and that altars soul's etema) persisteace. a an not Ufe of the if chiefly. generationsafter- many fartber (afterwards earlyages relations Future idea conceived. Isaac.We that inference any Abraham.concemed until The miafortune. wholly.or Jacob considered death than exietence in an had subdivided) The not conditions. [140] 3 by . symbols of that bebet.

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

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

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

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

record. ordered to his he conferred he upon and him Not a service. 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.and subsequentlysoid for Service in the Egyptian army. of convertible for physicallyquaMed men sometimes exchanged in such barter. of In transaction a this Bort Joseph period of about his medial the two of and authority. own of known certain that victim. which cured the confidence referred.were correctlymterpreted by him. All these ble. years giftebecame attention who the was be pub"c Pharaoh. transferred long thereafter the chief direction of personalaffairs. also to of translate. "s has related been conceming him.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 . Young Boldiers were for the westem sort any producta countries.

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

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

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

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

It ployed by Moses enabled him to establish the Jewish bierarchy. for the obtained wisdom was so subsequentlyemfor the general good. in fact.of mclined served through wbom civil order may therefore laws received. whicb greatlyassisted in the maintenance of Order. were be of aeere. tbough from beginningthe of EEVEALED impressdngtheir discoreries and gence. He was. 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. 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- . the as revelations acceptance The concepts. PA8T Jews monotheistie priests.and in the execution of requiredreguJoseph desired that lations to maintain the wbicb govemment he instituted.THE They thus were idea of tbe the unconaciouslyevolving the of edstence Jewish Infinite Intelli- an upon consciouBness.divinelydirected in this matter.

Many generations have since been greatlybenefited through bis foreIn a period of fifteen Bightin these matters.but had never previously proved available for the accomplishment practically of important results.FAST THE BEVSALED of public aSaiis. The immediate family of Israel and the only ones of the descendante who success thereof many of those afterwards other the not hither. The of retuming privilege home from Egypt upon [163] 3 by . way In such a surpius and used limited and works had been imdertaken. 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.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. of whom great prosperity.viz. through such and cognate enterprises. the irrigation trol in unproductive Lands. some all Syria.largely influenced subsequent Jewish immigration into Egypt.

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 .

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

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

and and mindful he blessings. Many of the patriarchs. and many of the of indicative " to so Israel robe. darkness ized worldlyand self-seeking Jacob. It is not certain that the etemality of Ufe had in that age any advocates. now Jacob. ministrations of bis beloved sons God. tranaformed the the through the nies. he had of life.the earth life of approached its termination. however.and care. His Israel mission accomplished. 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. 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. direction which darkness of about Now. vestments light. the been bestowed he had don change from a protection.THE had which PAST BETEALED redeemed himaelf from all evil. him- upon rescued from throt^h spiritual illuminatioD.did possess certain spiritual any [167] 3 by .and Seif.nor traditions that do we As con- know he held views to relating it.

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

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

The through the never in due Law emi- would that Jehovah its race . Those king. new death impossible for not in the of those among persecutious. and " eveiy bondman belief had restore imto Spirit had that a The Jews destinyof the prospect of rehef were to liberty. 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. 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. under so. The lot of the hard.apparentlywithout The day. the to State a soldiers over however. imd final impUcitlybelieved [161] 3 by . however. 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.

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

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

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

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

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from sources We which co"perative why to of magician. have a those a the in believe.xxn Moses wa" tive agent had determined bondage. and have acquired ever study that Jews rior Egyp- accom- to Egypt. previous from who Jews espert of reveal Mm. 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. who A results fact from those attained. any belonging them had emigration discover to over know in order of far prevented dominion complete each seek all persons class. of \ia and execu- higher spheres mere have character. 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 .

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

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

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

Atlanteans. which nearest approach of that theistic concepts. ex- Had Babylonians. The surprise. 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.Parthians. The Situation soon demanded more convinc- [171] 3 by .an a Pharaoh carefullyguarded ciana had cited anger tbat magi- unlawfullyrevealed. 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. came as revelation.and others from near and far witnessed. the teachings.Chaldeans.Persians.THE Service of Aaron FAST KBVEALED Pharaoh.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. aroused was eapecially againstMoae8 againstthe Jews. and bardened the of his secrete of unexpected suspected moat been achievement his It heart. imd that Petition.Pharaoh he He refused to livingupon was of existence in which dominate.

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

have gences of man frame. race were more of celestialinstruction substituted for in employed the riences an executive leader. recall not and spiritbeing purpose in preparationfor future are. other one can re- abundant usual evidence.THE realized been FAST day. In of the instance importantinterests but dividual. not and from the intelli- the its mem- spirit physical interests in- [173] 3 by . 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. and pertainingthereto by have In been experiences.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. the a concemed. vibratorymethods being. aometimes in such served.the realm personal education There aetivities.

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

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

highest leader- had Moses sort. in relation to this he the divine wisdom. Spiritual ship of the alone. expulsionof the and Jews their God from and irres^tibly expressed. most in fact and indeed of the hour. in a and printing BEVEALED other means time for the dissemination enjoyedat the present of generalknowledge for the release the demand discovered. been achieved The exercBe necessities of and Intuition. causes and thereby mate- have never woes. had been and before the art of superstrtious age.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.PAST THE Then. intelligent needed spiritual and preparation. [177] 3 by . general Nothing was done by the Jews to allaythe fear and terror of the Egj^tians. man We the heaven-sent hope and to of the record cause senger mesmore which espoused againstapparentlyhopelessodds.

Here unto me : tumed " be fire.xxm " a And Game boked." ways perceived ones to buah. said. while aside THAT " The 2." 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. unto servitude many linder thoughtful relationa in in had Joseph pered. God and the of angel "re of tbe of out appeared midst bush wben the called unto Lord him Moses.and 3 midst in and : with Exosus " him unto bush a bumed consumed. with Many leader would appear. 3:14. am Ibid. of aaw that out of the And he he "And and of he God said said. Lord of enjoy unto . behold. Moses. Thus Israel. shalt thou hath sent I AM of Jews but say of the restored. AM: I the hoping that one : conditions Egyptians were 3 materially changed the L" you. tbe buah " And see. affaire shoi"d not only Spiritual liberty. Said. I AM unto Moses. but childrea Ibid.

requiredfor states objective a instructions earlyperiods. 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. separatedfrom Buccess That race. his concentrate and spiritual issues. opposingvibraMount be for the imdistinctly consciousness. and further exj"erience needful preparationfor so lai^ a to them a of the field of activity.aa relations between by upon needful toiy influence. was some of re- leader. 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. the specialcondimaintenance of those in the and subjective being. rewards respects.but gardedby them as a well-qxialified he had previouslybeen chiefiyoccupied in seemed personalmatters.THE them PAST REVBALED realize the to opportunities in industry. now. Moses. he important perfeetlyreceive where. The appearance angel of the Lord corded was well in the manner designedto awaken to consciousness. communication The 1:1793 3 by .

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. have seen physical have heard the spirit converse of with those [180] 3 by now . 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. the present day spiritcontrol nature. it was to pre- exodus. tial Cooperation.THE as have we PA8T BEVEALED it recorded but waa of one a series Bubsequentlyreceived by Moses." rallyarrest pereon. 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. which spired him to adopt successful measuree overcome obstacles which numerous vious to and He had well knew duringthe been and as achievements. We reeord that "The unto of a him in bush.

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

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Even be formulating. of It expected forces. [183] 3 by of . It will continue to bum until universal truth.central fact in every son of humanity.and to reaUze the Spiritual meanto which ing of those inspirations upon Mount consciousness Horeb of the phenomenon first awakened Moses.proved inextinguishable.the Divine Consciousness.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. the centuries many of the the in. love.THE of purpose desired.however. since that for both event and Jew of the perceive the significance buming bush. and from concessions any Pharaoh. importance of doubt long and for the realization AM. The in flame the there lightedhas. and the recognition of God shall become conaciousness as the the All-Good and AU-Wise realized. 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.the brotherhood of man.

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

first required. and superstition. ]a. and policies in a sense His acts. Through bis example a real spiritual Impulse were desire for freedom and bis preparedfor were of REVEALED P"8T awakened. many He of was one spiritfor oppositionssubsequently of tbe most ments perfectInstrutbe of furtherance justice of bis or any otber men equity among period. [185] 3 by . was but teachings. other arose. passionB. " few account on selfish interests.and general rather thaa conditioDS at influence and desiguedto have a as personalapplicatioo.wB. were spiritualrevelations of govemment. 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. by the of wbich be practically established enforcement and maintained and eiements. ignorance.THE through othere.

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

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

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. was Under case.THE development of often such exhibited awakened aud prominent other desire for been wbo of hitber from Tbe correspondences.Tbe king bimself was Performancesin pantomime and sucb wbo persona spiritnalwisdom in Court. Moses. by legerdemain. Pharaoh "My do rites from could interested based reasons ReUgious as quite as much The prejudices of one tbe one issues. of occupied positions Before bis be against were otherwise with exoteric phenomena? indeed. migbty men likewise?" explained the [188] 3 by sit- . compelled to Converting one perceived tbe force of moral responsi- attraeted attempt to not Egyptians and trust Mosea person had of bility.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. lands.

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

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

horizon. throughthe Performance of many signs and wonders.THE PAST taking which. they endure to Moses contmue. rift in the clouds. such ap- affairs of another Pharaoh.and. demand the release of his people. 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. Uberal more from tions. At and tude this of to centuries had us Unchangeable Law The tude point let many aspects.would alreadyheavy burdens.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.though wamed that Pharaoh's heart would be hardened against to go unto his entreaties. long hopefullylooked for the of a second Joseph. jus- servi- Egyptians and that by two bondage and xmrequitedlabors times eamed freedom of [192J 3 by which . if EEVEALED unsuccessful.

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

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

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

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

Each worahiped own but tribe certain in gods. hands. a primitive creation crudely their other.XXVI And " I the am " God spake Lord. images which signified to very [197] 3 by . 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. was him. trnto common fashion of their constructed. special characteristics." I And appeared unto God Almighty. from occupied various subsistence of birth the before but them. or the Abraham. unto 2 : of name JEHOVAH name my 6 unto tbe by Jacob. to flocks. new time to order in pureuit. eountry evolution. and Abraham. they race had war tribes the pro- developed physical traits. origin. Ibid. the raising not at when procure surrounding In lands. indicating ite herds for by 6:3. unto Exodus " said and Moses." to " Long Isaac.

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"I Grod Abraham. and the name unto of name Jehovah ehould the hour. imto a have upon those in- questionthe probabiliwhich practicaUy matter [109] by . him "Jehovah." 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." special needs of probable effect that such would annotmcement ties of the appeared Almighty. Isaac. The Jews had well-nlghlost those as faith in the revelation made Tberefore when we Abraham. I not was we clined to read.THE FAST EEVBAIiED of neceskept through the enforcement sanitary and other mieful regulations." which the Jews cause High. whm encompassed by apparently uncontrollable obstacles.can made which known shoiild faith and the Real that confi- Leader other than the "Most none that necessity of and revelation. by but by imto my thepi.a revelation is re80 corded been received have to announced. sary Later on."I am him name unto the thenceforth dence was The reality. and consider falter and success in unto known the unto Jacob.

fall those never inspiratioDS eogaged in in times of urgent necessities. that them over as that He would lead them personalKing and in other ways to victory. enable them to permanently possess the country and enjoy its material resources. How the sublime THAT the I realize or true munications Com- spheresof illumiesoterically perceive can meaniog as in those many AM." that He mied deityand gainedtriumphs over [200] The as enemies. Comparativelyfew at the present time have realized that State enablea one to receive from nation." 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. "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. a " and ye shall know prevailingidea a war that I of God am was the Lord.THE the involved FAST BEVEALED destiny of the Uaeful race. 3 by . as in a following verse "I will be to you it is recorded: a God.

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. 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 . 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. acquiredconsiderable mrait infiuence with the Jewish who were priests.had. In had by their responded whom the presence he to the elements control guided. of moral the principal teachers precepts. was nomena therefore served means employed by him ence of those maases. conceptions first the over Hirn closelyrelated very limited PAST hear nor the Voice inspiredtheir leader.THE They At BBVEALED Jews not nor did win material unto much to ability Egyptians. through the possessionof epiritual gifts.their Moses. Moses. preliminaryto the commenceof his life work.aud succeed.

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

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

THE obtained. FAST We would infer from one other any EEVEALED not. and leader. distance of many as mani- Moses. was principle earlier none periodsof is to and too the revealed correctly xmto as though by a halo of US. that Moses been ever any a lend highlyrespectedin the world's history. mere the from pursuitsor imder- doubtless higher intelligenees The time or those in celestialstates. surroimded the etemal verities. 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.guido. who impHcitlytrusted and followed the higher intuitions of bis nature. exerciangcertain delegated must. partly to impress upon of Pharaoh JewB the elements over personaleffort. the great teacher. and unbelief never [204] 3 by .Moses folgetthat distinctive charm ancient divine not occurrences. moekery. however. from the released conBcious of when even takings. who in the face of scom. 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. however.

No any crisis arises without one mold successfully hfls first been its Moses.there was distrust to reason We even life. of his the historical eventa can are kemels as them.whose grand deeires purposes. nor duties ing to leadership. in first formulated the finer electrical and etheric for only in such Clements are prevail.This ia neither chaos nor except he events prepared for the can a pertainworld of of chance. [206] 3 by . 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.THE PA8T faltered. 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. be no abnost That he doubt. clear and the necessities spiritual perceptions undei^ of those in lower statra of progress fully forces stood.but sometimes to precludeour All great purposes sphereswhere though details some received many so concealed discoveryof divinelyled. have of tnith.

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better to of Aanm. scholarahip currents. in the has the assigned esoterie able are the by ance. of waters upon upon their of thst there "toae. that water. astra! of Egypt Ibid. the worid the The all upon their and blood." " "And be may both Egypt. upon beeome niay Interpretation." Though their they 7 thine out blood Exodus Moses.xxvn " tbe And Take Lord and thy rod. magiciauB enchantments. Say unto unto Stretch Egypt. the 19. snd poola Bpake the cauaes in appeM^ Pharaoh waa 3 by . rivere. " the effect to atmospheric face of intelligences of pearances the wood. watere tbeir upon quotationa above atmosphere. 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. and throughout vessela : band streams. ponda. we advanced of etc.

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

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. The disillusionhad not yet occurred .THE PA"T ratioe of Vibration BEVEALED in relation of such parts mightproduceconditions inimical to life. [209] 3 by . the time for their failure to at the command the future. Had Pharaoh at this time tion of the consented Jews. Decompo"ng fish and decayingVegetation might certainly create deplorablephysiealconditions. he would to the libera- thereby have not for the reason that escaped further suffering. stillupon he waa the plane of his soothsayers. The exercise of powers productiveof such resulta do not obtain in the low^ spheres. 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.

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

"Intreat and atretched was frogs came numbers. form and that Egypt. Pharaoh was may beUeved have wilUng to admit.FAST THE EEVEAiED the When. 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."for my before said. majesty of manifested. or the higher intelUaSairs. 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. [211] 3 by of . 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. therefore. at time any intelli- Spiritalso its destruc- cause mental phenoraena be the We relations with and may he from feit that to confer them. spiritual gences in tbis instance controlled the conditions. vast rod real. the acknow!- of the Lord the Jews.

[212] 3 by those . and stubbomess.althoughan bondage of karmic penaltymeted possibleoiilywhen nations to the attractions of life.had to proved attrac- tive is the natural deaire of those bound material was such State a a of of his lower alwaysarbitrary. to the natiu^. both evi- of spirit.he hardened previousconditions his heart. influential mler was ex- ignorance. 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. Escape unregulatedsenses obtuseness action. correspondences penaltiesexclusivelyconfined so-called lower walks to of life.THE PA8T when "But EEVBALBD Pharaoh rwpite.in impulsefrom period.whoee Moral dences are not in the to the the divme r"ch.

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

.

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

well knowing that spirit inherentlypossesses capacity to define one adapted to the actual present Btate of being.THE FAST EEVEALED defines its own progresB also its various as earth it has methods bodies. and they are but means they have served the piupoaes of earth existof no further value to spirit.and hardly realize that that when to ends. Those in the higher correspondences lightly value the body. This simple statement clearlyindicates that such upon a actual occxirrence seriouslyconsidered higherspheres. evolved and Upon ^encies.The ence are are [221] 3 by . taught to tenaciouslyhold to their physical forms and to prizethem as the pearl above price.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. the plane physicalbody. socalled. of used in manifestation readilyexchanged when a are for temporary other and and better are ones realizations permit.in celeatial spheresa spiritual body of but all its fonns varyingdegreesof luminosity.

.

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

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

.

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

truth which has been often confinned by a appeals nnto the Highest. 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." of the power Statement positive of Spiritto keep one from phyeical iUness. thee. 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.THE instructioDs were FAST BEVEALED to lieten to foilow its leadingsas the from age disease. a " [382] 3 by .

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

They were the desirable certain secure securityof diffusion of They person and happiness contained material " property among foimdation results." "All that the Lord few spiritually a inspiredmay have perceived fay the gences aifinities with senses of astral the certain sphere. 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. When all the people answered togetherand said.THE PAST BEVEALED Moses spake unto them. 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 phymcal plane and subject to its upon sary be to conditions.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 higher. It was therefore both politie and requisite that the desired to be enforced should be principles absolute and mandatory. hath spoken we will do. the and the masses.

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

"s recorded. Such an that there was no derogation will perceive one of the Law in anythingrecorded.they illustrate the control of over a the elements which be exercised can by certain advanced intelligences. [236] 3 by .PA8T THE EBVEALED personalobedience in order to secure requiring the protection of celestial intelligences against of those disposedto do evil. 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. the machinatioDB of Some Said they did not contain the easence needful for the guidanceof material equities which had relation mankind.therefore many the true Decalogue.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. Moses That the "rchangelMichael spake unto by a voiee may be readilybelieved by those who have realized spiritnal hearing. and as principles to the immortal life of spirithad pubUclytaught.

reeeived had He of through such experiences much." could they respond attained clear vision. "was They had not altogetheron a smoke. from The munications. which to own alwaya appeals to consciousness.FAST THE on to leam often doubtless the that Mount prevent been many such many people could Sinai. Com- preparedto behold with those in excamate converse but life. [290 3 by . Moses and imperfectly eertain occasions to hear the voices and spirits. 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. nor in the first instance that Voice.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

consciousness value. and spect vain. take not no other any calling. 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. the : important subject upon Spiritual principles. the Mm that that inspired hold perceived largely depend things. At guiltlesa whose the were thy 20 love In Lord ExoDoa and othera among as " ideas sense." and serving the of race. tribe. [349] 3 by .slialt "Thou God in that taketh The his the in name Moses the that time of the Jewish limitations. sincerity.intelligences believed superior as to states. 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.

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

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

from such causes porarilyobstruct over the Hfe and progress through actions of some. [253] 3 by .in the very beginning. 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. and penaltiesfor violations serve giving of the the thereof priesthood the State in civil capacities. that he who approached the altar of truth in a vain spirit should be held guiltlras.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.the penalties for takingthe name of the Lord in vain the transgresaor to be adjudged upon were by the priests. not We infer that. was control appar- for it was stated in subetance. entlyforeseen.

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

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The is not end yet. and cer- in this dormant inspireit [266] 3 by to . by which they might profitin a monetary way. measurably by the pared to comprehend and profit pre- Deca- advanced spiritual logue. 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.THE PAST EEVEALED offices often servil^in spiritual another's in tant tion.but the masees revelation relatingto material affairs. previous to the Commandments. and than realize in their they then own age greater resources possessed. experience. The Jews. 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. In this attitude they received the passiveCooperationof tain leaders way more who believed they could succeasfully appeal to the conaciousness of the raee.ready for more teachingathan those which had previously desired only some obtained.

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

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

had which he for many perceived it not. has the pcrc"ved the of apiritual importance of the attainment harmony. and has requiredfor proper guidanee 3 by . sovm. as in reapingihaX nov. In long-deferred hopes. ae is al- tnie.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. c^tain correspondences centralizations in attitudes of mind. aa always since.or ness. either through the agency of inspired wayB revealed servants. whidi due time of answra" recdved^ but.possible. in individttal conseious- each accordingto deserts.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. then." to prayers. positive epirit.and lives devoted to imselfish ends were required. "iough order developed self-consciousneas to attain spiritual of the higher order. though very few then undera Btood on never the account terms of bis of and its procurement^ ignoranceof fuUy appreciatednor Han^ Lam.

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

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

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. sity. so of the has inatitution of the by it cannot creative has benefits Spiritual And Law action. L261] 3 by .which cism been of which be may which has so Sabbath.though it referred thereby period. the have but eimply to.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. the seventh that in express at the expirationof in rest tervened. defined the halo the and physicaland will doubtlf"s cause mystiorigin neces- spiritxial it to be the end.

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

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." your days may occasions for lengthof dayB are offered many the realizationof wisdom. tunitiee for the reaUzation of uid useful facta Imaginationand it in materially assisting much. should therefore obUgations. experi- obUgationsto honor whose material care providesnecessary and raiment for the body.There is baiefits promised. and by the employ" mmt medium of wisdom to useful ends of revelation imto one serves others. "That apply only to the spirit's \Rth be longupon the earth.which earth life.holding them It is also under those food be imder in honor to teach gratefui and many love. 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. should whom for those Crom It is reserved imto and destinynaturally in the awaken reason Such oppor- all ways. The [264] 3 by as a sub- . such in the spiiit ageucies manifesting secures an opportunity for necessaiy and aice.

an the ever issue.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. While child to honor the present duty. the commandment sityat with the time other order tribes which had straint did between not not libertyand of indeed.to honor the spiritof on the parent. a material practical sei^e.subjectto those conditions which obtain the plane of earth. The we in temporary conunand is to the child-spirit exUe.betu* a relation to destinyand are counterparte or reflectioos of higher relations which shall yet perceiveaa rea"ties. All duties of earth. when clearlyperceivedand performed. there gation the Obli- parent is.even the simple and piain ones. which has in some lai^ermeastire leamed to properlyestimate the illusive images of the of World In sense.so that thereafter he may enter other and higherspheresof divine usefuhiess. 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. also are [265] 3 by .

the child the beneficent purpose of attracting to the parent. and unto The subjectof aural emana- attraetione is important. Thehannonial [266J 3 by . and desire.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."what nature foreehadowB. powerful^^ncy throughwhich the child may be held to rightaction. a wellspringot foimtain of exhaustlesBbenefit". control As epiritmay and should ever thought.of securingits love and cementing the interests of each in a compact unity of purpoBe. 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.servea its aura.and taughtand led in tions " ways of wiadom. and be. It ia the allfeeling. but for certain illustrativepiirposes ordy. in rea"ty. about which rno"h should be written in order to fully eiplainour relationsae affected by them. m" also the radiations of the human ia regnant. when spirit body.

from the beginningof the manifestations of His Law.or Divine Manifestation. 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. These aspects of revelation appealto the consciousness of the hiunan race. Ufe is unityand allits expressions Ali are parts of Law. upon US to refer to its higherspiritual The Infinite Spirit. or God. meaning. Holy Spirit. knowing the will attraotions.revealed Himself in a threefold aspeot. illustrated in Scriptureby Father. has. are controlled by the One and included in the universal spiritual whole. and every one bound to respeetthe conditions [26?] 3 by . and Logos. in the control of the affairs of earth. Son.PAfliI HEVEAifi" "HB to itself . The anral wi"e parent. experieocein teaching Its earth it. The stroDgervn" attract the weaker and the parent will natxirally mind and create drawing upon lead the young for it many opportunities.

however." and and education child enforcea the of of equal responsibility father and mother.love. 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. s^ise highestSpiritual the and obedience imto each.THE of each birth and spheresmay teacher. there is certainly in the due from it honor.and relations resumed. the BEVEALED life. [26S] 3 by .

the have been life after for that many. day Exodus " justifiable. by a pereistence The 20: of to the frame. have of practically "quivalent are those by enemies. its progress. and 13. 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. 3 by . taught relat- possibilitiesof evolution. while idea generally prevailed. its expression and the the the and period present anniMlaother No terms. neceseity. through dtnation of other its vehicles.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.even sidered and kill." not been im- death.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

though succeedinglives may not clearlyindi- cate the of their unfortunate cause relations Further.the political inheritances. [281] 3 by . or sions the the average Its material is influenced of each by the peraon. and conduct in the destroyedby revul- upheavals. directed by those sectn^ state will important factor an family of nations. 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. of the state are reflex of the average moral a correct generaily of its Citizens. guilty of adultery those manner unconsciouslytransmit the third and to fourth the effects of their own generations sine. The prevailing ideas perception of public offieials may be perceivedby the of those susceptible to occult influences. and In RE7EALED FAST progress.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. virtue of its individual members.

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

under bonds to and the provide for them raoral surroundings benefita of the best teachingsprocurable. 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. made This commandment was mandatory by of many Moses in consequence tran"gre^ons. bar escape. We in are a keeper. We such retuming entitiea a great owe Obligation. 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. perfectand [28S] 3 by . No into the circle of adultera responsibility incnrring at the requiredto answer consciousness.THE PAST has gone forth from EEVEALED h^ state unhappy spiritual resolved to correct all previous of conerrors duct.We are. as it were. in brother's to those correspond- plane. though eometimea not veiy distinctly impressedupon human consciousness.

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

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

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attracta to tbe guilty those intfilligences who someare influenced. and Through the of and advice stealmg of spiritual opportunitiea of the failures and such defined correctly It is needleaa progresB. would in any Steal- appropriationof ans^thing belongingto or in the legal possessionof another. 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. advice BEVEALED the Law realize of of slow careera upon to They life. [287] or desire 3 by . of further efforts futility thereafter Law.defined of value divine serve as results ends. but progressiveacquirementaof useful wisdom. 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. In such manner the mlmstiy of apparent evil is made not way to teach tbat justifythe ing.THE tial FAST beatitudes leading errora often otbers through retarded. but so commi"sion the we outwrought of errors.

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

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

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

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

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. only many best subserved restrained from the commission of overt acts inflictedupon throughfear of phj^ical suffering those convicted before the priesfs.THE and after soon exodus EEVBALBD PA8T the of commencemeot the enga^ed in undertakingswhich and were personalinterests. but of then.and some plication" person. Anterior to the Conunandments been a maintained certain hierarchal semblance of Order through the enforcement powers. as now. fa"ures just punishment.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. knew that the ends penaltiesfor guilty. Such had been too common. [292] 3 justice by the .

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

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

paramouot affairs continne discoveiy the great a love life to an a he material any State we of of of reahzes joy. principle righteously. any not msidservant. that is wife. gleams epiritual satisfaction though relations various and for aas." " When his nor life and [296] 3 by may . man- thy neighbouf's. of is the one's chief of to the the engross laws of would not benefita.XLI " Thou shalt shalt not his nor nor thing thy oeightmur'a houee. 20:17. thou covet thy neighbour's covet servant. 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. 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. But fact. he peace eschange of the by the justly and State a govemed aeeks one his aor ox.

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

humanity brothera. are sure blissful aatisfactions. release from progress effort in the to in such success resist covetous and attainment." They wams a what us.for reetrained attainment the the aupreme iB often awakened too paaaionsof mankind. enablingone all covetous propensities against this commandment which and deaires.THE use.and value. covetoxis the REVEALED Community Populationare "auccessful. as the service of such means coupled silence.aspiration with of bis of earth. FAST beauty. zones present every spirittiat corre"pondences desire of those material many harmony. behalf in ratio of for himself aecure of for least at or and duty of privitege efforts he establishes that and of existence.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. of good. certain proportion the World acquire wealth 3 by terms and .

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

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

THE P"ST againstwhich the be shipwrecked. 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.which even assent gexteral of mankind. sacrifices accomthrough many plishedmuch. divine self-consciousness which lar^e measure him enabled was by the had in so spiritual guide arightand had enabled him signalsuccess. 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 . revealed as him and this day imto served. 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. had to ever achieve mandments led him he His to He emergeney.

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

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

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

which providedwithout icat in order necessary safety. became discipline turpitudeand in the latter pari of bis life somewhat disobedience Neither increased. and useful enforcement conditions whlch but regulations. 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 . 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.THE PASX EEVEAXED exceptions. gratificatiou in process of the exodus.and conduet causes which may the affluence of nature. idleneas. while in f"ll personal authority. amoi^ needs.aasodated freedom with those permit and encourage the of personaldesires. Subseqiiently.militaryrule with rigidrequiremoktebecame to preserve the had led to such be mentioned necessity.necessary. "s the freedom de- generatedinto Ucense.he Bucceeded in establishof order through the ing a certain measure of rigid.

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

resources.but upon and wealth affairs assumed a changed aspect. to buret soon countiy. though such advancement opposed by Egyptian officera. 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. Exceptional been advanced honors time had when been bestowed Jewiah valor upon was him at a generally not C308] 3 by .though life was material the resided. over that unfortunate arrival Upon "mall and in customed Caoaan.THE the no PAST EEVEALED periodof their immigrationthere had been important battles foughtjbut the long- portentous clouds gathering.and had they any important aggresivemovements increase of numbers so desired. Joshua been in the service of the had govenunent. sion a Captain of its army.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. of where gather. ducted an had expeditions.and where to the nomadic. centers Settlements.

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

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