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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. correctlyimderstood. of spirit. 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. natural great law.THE forms material for FAST the and control expression all the different forever been hither that there had which limited came attain comprehended reservoir which. for en- Infinite wonld ones world. which. the were the EEVEALED oppor- apply Neces- investigationof apparent after . stages of only Infinite dom.and in man his advancement They from drawing Though boundleea a physieal bralns masses very Spirit. was of ideas. beginning possible. and new conditions and of reflectors Law. would able them clearlyto perceive more design manifested in creation. they might subsequently evolve souls.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

dur- ing which great souls perceivedthe %ht. " and If thou if thou doest well. in later ages so commonly employed. then understood." "Genesis 4:7. 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. and apparent conqueats. periodsof Spiritual lucidity among limited men. [97] 3 by .sin Ueth at the door.shalt thou not be accepted f doest not well.de- losses of nationality. Spiritual meaning of Symbols.THE FAST REVEALED developed in either. came retrogressions. structions of govemments. lessons as illustrated valuable taught many No one by previousexperiencesof mankind. Only atter many centuries of wars.

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

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

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

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

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Service of darkest haa impulse and transforms beautifullyillxis- others. facta of financial Observation. for what But in protecting shield. distinct.to race those of the brotherhood be the Divine ings. a race.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. and separate.THE FAST KEVEAIiED realizations Spiritual heart unto its Diviae of trated of in likeness a "uthor.of making keep to respecter of love the Jews sustain in sore Method the of Jewish for by closing the glorious. deUvered from Jews persecution. 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 . has periland served as maintained The impxilse and great political kept its blood These are miUar to integrityand con- its leaders and perils.fa- common all observera. pure.

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

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

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

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

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

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

XV

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to

ran

toward

neighbor

the

created

from

the

tent

ground,"

would

vibrations

be

Communications
and

then

be

not

OUT

arisen

removed

from

It

would

were

rea"zed

the

hold

be

good

in

din

and

the

to

in

r"nge

which

Dlrect

the

it

forms

sections

those
of

business

walk

with
of

could

think

might

converse

his

conditions^

see

bustle

of

other

from

We

impossible

natural

within

hearts

life,there

underetood.

higher spiritual
by

the

such

activities, Bpirituai bodies
fields and

18:2.

clearly pereeived.

brothers, and
the

bowed

the

sent

conld, under

received

uid

front

of

object

lo,

them, he

aaw

Genesis

"

seeking

one

chief

he

door,

elimlnated

delicate

spheres

of

when

looked, and,

Spiritual atmosphere

a

most

would

"nd

every

as

and

eyee

tilm:

the

and

of men,

be

his

selfiabness

All

the

by

them

meet

himaelf

be

lift up

he

the

mortals.

posaibilities

consdousness

fully

all.

[1113

3

by

FAST

THE

Wheo

EEVEALBD

studies the life of

one

back

is,as it were, taken

plainsof

the

favorable

that age

to

He

Mamre.

Abraham, he
and

to

percelvesthere

a

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

lowers

and

the

members

of

other

"

for

Lot and

natives

first

conflict between

the

those of Abraham

adjusted. Peaceful

as

had

clude want, but

not

uted

of

The

poseible

a

herdsman

been

of

happily

relations existed

sufficient tribal

of that

tribes.

appeared at

that

matters

and

"

of Abraham

country

reason

to

without

withm,
prosperity

to pre-

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

to

many

for

prevailed.To
has

reaUzed

ties of

one

some

the
spirit,

witbin

misfortimes.

every

respect ideal

spiritualintercommmiication

is related to have

and

to

conflicts disturbed the
In

tribual conmiunities.

as

Jewish

the

mtemal
destructive,

condltions

great

so

who

haa made

evidences

progress, and

of the

possibili-

revelations which

Abraham

received will appear

the scope

of

natural

probabihty,showing

[112]

3

by

THE

that
where

he

had

FAST

EEVEALED

attained

that

for beneficial

personal directiona

could

be

States

of

reeeived

from

stage of progress

those

in

the

uses

astral

being.

[118]

3

by

"

the

And

Lord."

the

Lot

and

tbem

rose

face

hi"

with

"

And

besides

7

men

son

in

thia

"

we

is

them

of

hast

great
hath

sent

all

and
grew

In

which
was

he

And

this

the

the

before
us

upon

out

the

ground."

comments

prevailed
stated

of

inhabitants

that

any

out

Ibid.

"

the

he

was

:

time
abie

of

Lord;

19:13.

Ibid.

all the
that

plain,
which

25.

conditions

certain

upon

in

19

cry

it."

cities,and

the

the

of

face

destroy

to

the

because

place,

tliose cities,and

overthrew

here

thy daughters,

"

"

1.

12.

destroy

waxen

:

city, bring them

the

in

19:

and

sons,

19

thou

Lot, Hast

thy

and

seeing
himself

Ibid.

"

even;

Lot

bowed

he

ground."

unto

Ibid.

"

will

Lord

the

and

law,
thou

place."

For

the

at

and

and

them;

meet

said

whatsoever

and

yet before

Sodom

to

Sodom:

of

gate

toward

the

angels

two

the

to

up

and

18:22.

came

in

eat

theoce,

stood

Abraham

but

:

Genesis

"

there

"And

of

Sodom

toward

went

from

faces

their

tumed

men

Abraham,

through

[114]

3

by

it

spirit-

PAST

THE

relations to

ual

EEVEALED

with

commune

intelUgence probably one
been delegatedauthorityover
"

whom

to

the

hemisphere. Under the
after havir^ made
intelligences

advancement

serve

may

then,as

were

who
ligences,
were

whose

supreme

in

tial
celes-

vicegerents.

of

and

capacities.
the
Law,
it

care

to

was

jot or tittle of it failed

that

the

accompUshment of

not

the

sufficient

different

agents

purpoee

8ee

was

of

various ordere of mtel-

now,

served

its

as

executive

Some

it

afFairs of

Law

eastem

There

had

tribes,possiblythe god

Jewish

the

celestial

a

one

instituted.

the purposes
Law

The

in

for which

is
itself

in-

an

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

who

have

attained to that state of Illumination

wherein

the

preme.

Such

through the
municate
teach.
does not

principlesof

intelligences
can,
immensities

with
The

those

fact of

presuppose

attainments

harmony

in

of apace

whom

being an
the

at

are

su-

will,pass
and

com-

they desire
excamate

to

epirit

of spiritual
possession

perfection. Doubtless

those

[116]

3

by

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

been accumxiiation the aide in idtimate their the long thy : but GENEBia " Jacob is Jacob name tain cer- spiritual posses- bondage highly to valued. perception.held engaged so 35: of earth. Thy unto called he and name: Jacob. afFairs. there secured for perish enabled wove conditions He which of chiefly had of objects the meantime. within but.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. desire for rnrely sat"fied." name of man pursuita purpoBe While and a illusions those using. more any called hia had the attractions to interested and of the tentative in the sions. things assistant" in Bucceed the Israel Israel. the which obtaining karmic which mcrease sphere 10. a [141] 3 by he . more. him large of in came life around price he influenced his limiting usual wealth.

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

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

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

transferred long thereafter the chief direction of personalaffairs. record. also to of translate. 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 . All these ble. years giftebecame attention who the was be pub"c Pharaoh. own of known certain that victim. Young Boldiers were for the westem sort any producta countries. 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. "s has related been conceming him.FAST THE dise the far East broughtfrom of the EEVEAI-ED northem more and receivingin payment assets. of In transaction a this Bort Joseph period of about his medial the two of and authority.and subsequentlysoid for Service in the Egyptian army. of convertible for physicallyquaMed men sometimes exchanged in such barter. which cured the confidence referred.were correctlymterpreted by him.

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

had those who Jewish At is wisdom of in army. He use profitable soon recognizedcertain advantages possible of attainment in Egypt. that kindness eubsequentlabors in behalf of immigrants to Egypt. 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. was adopted by the Jews. 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. By this and other conformities. vantages adPrivileges Among the many secured for it were certain valuable [148] 3 by . despitefully the our of his character. in the upon Egyptian household those Spiritual supremacy. Pharaoh. It was through his influenee that the rite of circumcision.he secured many important for bis race. long previouslypracticedby the Egjrptians.THE EEVEALED PAST good for evil.bis life in Egypt fruitful of important reaults.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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not death children believe. Privileges theretofore inetruction of con- henceforth of deprived the made burdens. hard of which determined subjected of who Joseph. prospered. days the ex- God. to to con- of states [159] 3 by . 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. whom to their to no inculcating gods. JewB erecting altars in leam the the were bathe in and Joseph. places.XXI Long aat after the the throne upon knew ditions He tmder of ercised of children public anything. desired cruel to worship the that taskmasters. 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.

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

Those king.apparentlywithout The day. the to State a soldiers over however. be unloosed given the rightof deliverer should had indeed was approachingwhen was obtained the Jews any the shackles of servitude were nite Infi- provided arise. however. imd final impUcitlybelieved [161] 3 by . under so.The through the never in due Law emi- would that Jehovah its race . new death impossible for not in the of those among persecutious. The lot of the hard. 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. and " eveiy bondman belief had restore imto Spirit had that a The Jews destinyof the prospect of rehef were to liberty.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. season lost faith in the race.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

the teachings.THE Service of Aaron FAST KBVEALED Pharaoh.absorbed in wonder and amazement. The Situation soon demanded more convinc- [171] 3 by . which nearest approach of that theistic concepts. aroused was eapecially againstMoae8 againstthe Jews.Persians. ex- Had Babylonians.Chaldeans.Parthians.Pharaoh he He refused to livingupon was of existence in which dominate.and others from near and far witnessed.an a Pharaoh carefullyguarded ciana had cited anger tbat magi- unlawfullyrevealed. Atlanteans.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. and and the earth? upon hear their that plane the selfish instincts pre- desired to know nothing con- ceraingthe re"gionof the Jewe. 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. and bardened the of his secrete of unexpected suspected moat been achievement his It heart. The surprise. imd that Petition. came as revelation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. tial Cooperation. it was to pre- exodus. the present day spiritcontrol nature. which spired him to adopt successful measuree overcome obstacles which numerous vious to and He had well knew duringthe been and as achievements. 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." rallyarrest pereon. have seen physical have heard the spirit converse of with those [180] 3 by now . We reeord that "The unto of a him in bush.THE as have we PA8T BEVEALED it recorded but waa of one a series Bubsequentlyreceived by Moses. even therefore accept the may angel of the Lord appeared flame a cause Such of fire out phenomenon would a the attention thougb he over forms witneseed evidences the elements of defined.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

long hopefullylooked for the of a second Joseph. if EEVEALED unsuccessful.and. " Jews the of the consider in one Perfect of its multi- its manifestation be"eved they owed of no tice.would alreadyheavy burdens. At and tude this of to centuries had us Unchangeable Law The tude point let many aspects. such ap- affairs of another Pharaoh.THE PAST taking which. Uberal more from tions. horizon. 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.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. they endure to Moses contmue. throughthe Performance of many signs and wonders. jus- servi- Egyptians and that by two bondage and xmrequitedlabors times eamed freedom of [192J 3 by which . rift in the clouds.though wamed that Pharaoh's heart would be hardened against to go unto his entreaties.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

conceptions first the over Hirn closelyrelated very limited PAST hear nor the Voice inspiredtheir leader.their Moses.had. was nomena therefore served means employed by him ence of those maases. 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 . Moses. through the possessionof epiritual gifts.aud succeed. preliminaryto the commenceof his life work.THE They At BBVEALED Jews not nor did win material unto much to ability Egyptians.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. acquiredconsiderable mrait infiuence with the Jewish who were priests. in his the not than woree conditions yet upon were evolution that own last estate to believe they all feared victories that if he would be then prevailing. of moral the principal teachers precepts. In had by their responded whom the presence he to the elements control guided.

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

Wbile US educated measure which records of the are have life and inclined to accept we reservation. in theb. 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.PAST THE inspirationfrom his BE7EALED those conjunctionwith in plane of perceptionand does the thingre- quiredof bim. 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. 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. some of them readilybelieve and intelligences.Uves in behalf of their be lay to cause. They That thus were lawful in a we are not Uteral Statements and as to reapect authority.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

THE

PAST

EEYEALED

8s

it involved

be

accomplishedwithout

prominent

those
Above

other

all

in

why
the

yield to

long period the

a

generalassent

affairs

specialreaaonB

For

the

of

the

were

king could

the

demands

of

country.

there
considerations,

other

that time

at

and might not
interesta,

many

not

of Moses.

Pharaohs

of

Egypt

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

and the time had
retribution,
of

infliction

the

An

Law.

instnunent

directlyreceived
in advanced
able
to

to

the

penaltiesof violated
of the spirit
world,who

of

thc^e

illxmiination,
appeared

and
injxistice,

victoiy. The

from

Communications

etates

avenge

arrived for

now

necessities of

lead the
the

Jews

times,as

in all

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

appealof
Spiritable

the execution

Moses
to

of

imto

correct

those
all

in the reahns

errora

and

cause

justice.
[216]

3

by

THE

for

than

more

oped
the
have
and

rent

race,

about

were

asunder

an

by

opportunityto

better govemment,
in the

and
foresight

action foreboded
and

the

and

national

end

to

race

which

envel-

disappear,
lightfrom

was

soon

create for itselfa

the

of

escape

had

flashes of

would

sense

heavy,

yeare

celestial spheres. The

of which
own

and

hundred

two

the Jewish

though

as

REVE"LED

clouds, thick

black

The

FAST

success

or

to
new

failure

depend upon its
justice.Righteous

from

final establishment

servitude to sin
of civil

prosperity.Would

liberty

they succeed

orfail?
As

their

subsequenthistoryhas

desire then awakened

in the Jewish

proven,

the

heart

has

been

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

[216]

3

by

THE

PA8T

KBVEALED

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

of

have

deeds.

since

History defines how they
actually
profitedby the instructioos

and

example of their seer
With
the Egyptians

lese fortunate
of their

were

and

the

nor

the

were

Jews.
of

any

attained

ever

prophet.

conditione

with

Pharaohs

guides had
All

than

and

even

Not

their

one

political

spiritualfreedom.

in

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

ties
such

had

of

Separationby
earth.

The

death

from

Egyptian

to that
inflictions,

State

the dearest

life attracted

of

degradation

the chief officeraof State stmken,

llie Law

has been described

ing neither friend

nor

as

knowpit"ess,

foe,absolute in
[217]

its operar

3

by

THE

PAST

EEVEALED

of the fathers upon

the sins
tion,visiting

children,eveu
yet

to

and

those who

consciousness
of

they had

and

of the

love

principles,

of

harmony,

divine

of ita Divine

to
pertaining

sown

Neither
have

the

Prindple,

to

mammon

the material world.

the wind

to

reap

the

nor

could

and
fmits

in any

not

of obedi-

subsequent

the celeetialbeatltudes been realized

discord

and

sin have

conditions favorable
be secured

a

of nature.

order

to

in that

evolved

not

of
recognition

rightfuUyexpect

where

its

erected altare dedicated

They had

age

conditions

Egyptians had

the

the lusts

ence.

to

wiedom

The

Instead

leamed

and clearly
beauty and perfection,

reveals the
Author.

generatious.And

have

attained

have

it unfolds

and

distant

to

the

or

to

maintained

reigned. Nor

can

real,abidinghappiness
through disobedience

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

to

to

iUustrate

the

supremacy

of

the

Law,

[218]

zecbvGoOgIC

THE

further

to

or

We

Such
in

beneficent

Bpiritualor

any

a

certain occasion

all the firstbom

the land.
desciibed

BEVBALED

that upon

read

SpiritBmote

causes

PAST

calamities

of

as

the

Egjrptiansin
aUegorically

are

Scripturerelate the Egyptians to

of retributive Justice

of disobedience

inherent

to

incurred

by

ages

of
principles

the

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

avails.

Egyptian leadere

The

advanced
Bufficiently

wisdom

to

in

and

leaming

perceive the

force

had

not

ual
Spiritof

an

abstract

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

the establishment

of any

national
System of inter-

jurisprudence.Customs
countries
were

and

then, as

Bometimea

sections
now,

of

the

in
same

d"ferent

cotmtry

important factors,which

retarded the efforta of those

working

"219]

3

by

THE

FAST

for universal benefits.

BEVEALED

In

fact,many

impeding

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

were

modeis

of virtue

or

in any

respect good

ideals. In
of spiritual
representatives
relations

they were

not

so

many

far advanced

the

as

Egyptians.
The

described
greatestcalamityallegorically

having been inflicted upon
throi^hthe destruction of the
as

nation,has
morals
those

sometimes

Egyptians,

fiistbom of the

referred to

Visitation
a
wholly indefensible,
in nowise

existing. Those
should

been

the

for
responsible
who

as

upon

conditions

entertain

such

study the metaphysical view

in

then

views
of

un-

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

3

by

taught to tenaciouslyhold to their physical forms and to prizethem as the pearl above price. socalled.The ence are are [221] 3 by . of used in manifestation readilyexchanged when a are for temporary other and and better are ones realizations permit.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 FAST EEVEALED defines its own progresB also its various as earth it has methods bodies.in celeatial spheresa spiritual body of but all its fonns varyingdegreesof luminosity. This simple statement clearlyindicates that such upon a actual occxirrence seriouslyconsidered higherspheres. 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. well knowing that spirit inherentlypossesses capacity to define one adapted to the actual present Btate of being. Those in the higher correspondences lightly value the body. the plane physicalbody. evolved and Upon ^encies.

.

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

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

.

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". though of tnith. be led by the spuit within. Inspired he revealed unto his people certam by Spirit. His essentlal 3 by . but not to attract to that slaveiyto theh" they should themeelves so Egypiive as diseases which had long afflicted the Egyptians. important occult principles. teaching his followeis that if they would hearken diligently to the Jehovah. desired that the Jewa fihould not only escape tian masters.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. as every it is a gaieral statement is practically told to foUow his own one to there seek for the tnith. servingas that both inerease the bur- and spiritual poral tem- leader of his race.we the known will perceive in its requirements.and to intuitions. do that which was right.The reader great wisdom wiU note that the promise is a personalone directed to the individual conscience.

" of the power Statement positive of Spiritto keep one from phyeical iUness.He fullyto confinn the proceeds from and "for of escape by maintaining physicalbody is protectedfrom a graduallybecomes temple fit dence Voice. one means of Investigations the confirm sure the resi- may so Overeoul as truth is maintained that healeth that health by Spirit.THE instructioDs were FAST BEVEALED to lieten to foilow its leadingsas the from age disease. 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. truth which has been often confinned by a appeals nnto the Highest. a " [382] 3 by . thee.

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

the and the masses. hath spoken we will do. and higher. the phymcal plane and subject to its upon sary be to conditions.THE PAST BEVEALED Moses spake unto them. 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. 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.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. When all the people answered togetherand said. 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. It was therefore both politie and requisite that the desired to be enforced should be principles absolute and mandatory.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The time Conunandments. the Law monuments. They the such.other nations historically not now had received similar commandmente. 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. revealed natioDS.though perhapa of matter a provable.as imprinted appealed not of principles subsequent but and delivered to the thereon truths the to been consciousness the exceptionalinstance.PAST THE As new. and more conditions prevailing less moral of sense readilyimagined.There ihe of publicrecognition one through neglect. methods but of rerelation. 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. was The had exception. BEVEALED fact. popul"rin the Support. progres3 had leaders to preaerve no tablets of the Law other by the teachings.with of the times. loBt In the chief their great value.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.and some plication" person.THE and after soon exodus EEVBALBD PA8T the of commencemeot the enga^ed in undertakingswhich and were personalinterests. [292] 3 justice by the . 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. as now. Anterior to the Conunandments been a maintained certain hierarchal semblance of Order through the enforcement powers. knew that the ends penaltiesfor guilty. but of then. Such had been too common.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 . had to ever achieve mandments led him he His to He emergeney.which even assent gexteral of mankind. sacrifices accomthrough many plishedmuch. and when the shadoire began trusted the wisdom to lengthen implicitly He had taught by that had inspiratjons BuccessfuUyface also Bustained whose guiding intelligence thus tax every greatlycomforted and realized.THE P"ST againstwhich the be shipwrecked. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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