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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Intuition led The There to previously prevailed. Impulse in 1^ direction bas be in part accounted best ous ress been ever for when of repr"sentatives States. and we his type had.upon in cognate into otber streng. some phj^icallife again responded Impulses of spiritwhich that the say made planets. manifesta- apparently quick succession during that period.THE PA8T relations to hiB earth. and to and at into closer contact came with crude way. reverted memory prog- reeutrance upon crowningdemonstration illustrated in the perfectionwas on. to soxightto discover his material relations The objectiveenvironmenta. acquire questionher. for he pbysicallaws governingthe then nature much xiseful wisdom. and relations. in previ- Though were tions of also numberless the Law thcse not. may of the Law's other occurring in sixth cycle. 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.and so expressed in objectivephenomena as to exand investigation cite the wonder of eucceedinggenerationsof students of physicalscience.

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

free. expression.which during eons of have exKtence revolved spheres.enable yet leamed tion. and of rewards Btates much aapiresfor highesthonors. " the physical ["] 3 by . one to who comprehend. 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. though divine he We been that more to two its him so now tht^e how see far to there be the past. He in completeprinciples that many there realizahas yet conditions to be has accompliahedthan necessary.and defines the conditions of the earth's existence.Who judge the future by may ness.THE PAST EEVEALED circle of this planet. 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. should or imperfectcan and will make bannonial has not are wisdom. surrounded aa it is by numberless other worlds.without in much so for the Variation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

except any concem reason be is for reserved man. in the [67] 3 by . compass? had allegory. in formed.vn And " the and Eden. graphical location. such but been the and ever geographica! spiritual perception had oever westward. no he centuries many as place Imagination Why matter for incoDBiderate an the with whom man 8. rrapect conclusioDS of are spiritual significance was of the If the its geo- correct." 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. but Eden. 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. the to special importaoce.

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

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

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

THE wisdom FAST KEVEALBD exercised in the conduct of life. 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. psi] 3 by .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

He Bome There acta.THB FAST clearlydificemed more brother.answerable a way the have may an entertaining to BEYEAIiED influence men.and lead to be higherseif to the drawn the sacrifice of life or the altar of the abled attain to correct the the surrender values upon two conse- of of the value the lives of practica upon The the They natur^Iy and material.than the brothers.and other discords. tions? from largergeneraliza- them. The probably had predotninant. Has of material church ever en- reaUzahigherspiritual answer to this inquirywill [96] 3 by . particularview any his hiatorical evidence murderer.aa a tban indefinite idea that is not sustain this character. became ever offered his or much It is recorded do. 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. truth spiritual being.visible sacrifices. tions. the passions. implying.

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

and separate. for what But in protecting shield.to race those of the brotherhood be the Divine ings. facta of financial Observation.THE FAST KEVEAIiED realizations Spiritual heart unto its Diviae of trated of in likeness a "uthor. pure. Service of darkest haa impulse and transforms beautifullyillxis- others.fa- common all observera.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. has periland served as maintained The impxilse and great political kept its blood These are miUar to integrityand con- its leaders and perils. a race. and and that he should incline the great and sons must a the pros- and per- good succor distress ? This bestowingblessname great and heart agamst might long since charity have been [103] 3 by . distinct.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.

the xmto as spirit. 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 . 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. have the absolute Imw. certainty and unconsciouBlymanifested cardi- have In Hebrew iflsueprfflcribed by the to the Jews present hour. cosmic Order. It is its mode of an demonstratingthe possibility theosis while yet in the phjrsical state. tion to It needs but dispelall the a doubt Law. also clear to who one that matters Spiritual brothers' prosper. con- the realms of material the The affairs.and the general 88 illustrating It is imity of the perfectand absolute Law.THE blotted from factors. kingdom produces with Both definite results.

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

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

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

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

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

XV

"And
thiee

stood

men

to

ran

toward

neighbor

the

created

from

the

tent

ground,"

would

vibrations

be

Communications
and

then

be

not

OUT

arisen

removed

from

It

would

were

rea"zed

the

hold

be

good

in

din

and

the

to

in

r"nge

which

Dlrect

the

it

forms

sections

those
of

business

walk

with
of

could

think

might

converse

his

conditions^

see

bustle

of

other

from

We

impossible

natural

within

hearts

life,there

underetood.

higher spiritual
by

the

such

activities, Bpirituai bodies
fields and

18:2.

clearly pereeived.

brothers, and
the

bowed

the

sent

conld, under

received

uid

front

of

object

lo,

them, he

aaw

Genesis

"

seeking

one

chief

he

door,

elimlnated

delicate

spheres

of

when

looked, and,

Spiritual atmosphere

a

most

would

"nd

every

as

and

eyee

tilm:

the

and

of men,

be

his

selfiabness

All

the

by

them

meet

himaelf

be

lift up

he

the

mortals.

posaibilities

consdousness

fully

all.

[1113

3

by

FAST

THE

Wheo

EEVEALBD

studies the life of

one

back

is,as it were, taken

plainsof

the

favorable

that age

to

He

Mamre.

Abraham, he
and

to

percelvesthere

a

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

lowers

and

the

members

of

other

"

for

Lot and

natives

first

conflict between

the

those of Abraham

adjusted. Peaceful

as

had

clude want, but

not

uted

of

The

poseible

a

herdsman

been

of

happily

relations existed

sufficient tribal

of that

tribes.

appeared at

that

matters

and

"

of Abraham

country

reason

to

without

withm,
prosperity

to pre-

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

to

many

for

prevailed.To
has

reaUzed

ties of

one

some

the
spirit,

witbin

misfortimes.

every

respect ideal

spiritualintercommmiication

is related to have

and

to

conflicts disturbed the
In

tribual conmiunities.

as

Jewish

the

mtemal
destructive,

condltions

great

so

who

haa made

evidences

progress, and

of the

possibili-

revelations which

Abraham

received will appear

the scope

of

natural

probabihty,showing

[112]

3

by

THE

that
where

he

had

FAST

EEVEALED

attained

that

for beneficial

personal directiona

could

be

States

of

reeeived

from

stage of progress

those

in

the

uses

astral

being.

[118]

3

by

"

the

And

Lord."

the

Lot

and

tbem

rose

face

hi"

with

"

And

besides

7

men

son

in

thia

"

we

is

them

of

hast

great
hath

sent

all

and
grew

In

which
was

he

And

this

the

the

before
us

upon

out

the

ground."

comments

prevailed
stated

of

inhabitants

that

any

out

Ibid.

"

the

he

was

:

time
abie

of

Lord;

19:13.

Ibid.

all the
that

plain,
which

25.

conditions

certain

upon

in

19

cry

it."

cities,and

the

the

of

face

destroy

to

the

because

place,

tliose cities,and

overthrew

here

thy daughters,

"

"

1.

12.

destroy

waxen

:

city, bring them

the

in

19:

and

sons,

19

thou

Lot, Hast

thy

and

seeing
himself

Ibid.

"

even;

Lot

bowed

he

ground."

unto

Ibid.

"

will

Lord

the

and

law,
thou

place."

For

the

at

and

and

them;

meet

said

whatsoever

and

yet before

Sodom

to

Sodom:

of

gate

toward

the

angels

two

the

to

up

and

18:22.

came

in

eat

theoce,

stood

Abraham

but

:

Genesis

"

there

"And

of

Sodom

toward

went

from

faces

their

tumed

men

Abraham,

through

[114]

3

by

it

spirit-

PAST

THE

relations to

ual

EEVEALED

with

commune

intelUgence probably one
been delegatedauthorityover
"

whom

to

the

hemisphere. Under the
after havir^ made
intelligences

advancement

serve

may

then,as

were

who
ligences,
were

whose

supreme

in

tial
celes-

vicegerents.

of

and

capacities.
the
Law,
it

care

to

was

jot or tittle of it failed

that

the

accompUshment of

not

the

sufficient

different

agents

purpoee

8ee

was

of

various ordere of mtel-

now,

served

its

as

executive

Some

it

afFairs of

Law

eastem

There

had

tribes,possiblythe god

Jewish

the

celestial

a

one

instituted.

the purposes
Law

The

in

for which

is
itself

in-

an

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

who

have

attained to that state of Illumination

wherein

the

preme.

Such

through the
municate
teach.
does not

principlesof

intelligences
can,
immensities

with
The

those

fact of

presuppose

attainments

harmony

in

of apace

whom

being an
the

at

are

su-

will,pass
and

com-

they desire
excamate

to

epirit

of spiritual
possession

perfection. Doubtless

those

[116]

3

by

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

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

.

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

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

by a bondwoman. had beeo bom. six children. except as it could be used temporarilyfor the before though that a eon.the descent of son included both sonal per- such of centurieB and establish the as pertainedto the equities lands. however. and subeequentlyby another wife.which place to place as were exigenciesre- qiiired. " of Bustenance driven from domestic animals.or that real estate was valuable.the firstbom all unto eon of Sarah. In the be^ning of property to the eldest and occupancy values.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. We have. 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 . received anything from hia neither of whom that primogemture. I am aware possessions. no evidence that properties of any sort in the day of Abraham held were by title deeds.after the death of Sarah.

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

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

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

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

.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[156] 3 by . Though that so "the he of Israel eyes could not tinglyto guide his sons of Joseph Spiritual sightmay dim were see. He invoked the angel. the Divine supplying Opulence.as it were.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. though not accordingto the deaire the and expectation of Joseph. and in propheticvision beheld a multitude of their descendants of the earth. Thereby upon the younger Israel announced the relative positionsthat each would thereafter occupy in Jewish history.as he bestowed Chief blessing son. to inspireand bless the. in a measure " temporaiy defieiencies of the physicalorgans. 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.lads. the two when placed enabled before him to him.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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and from concessions any Pharaoh.proved inextinguishable. and the recognition of God shall become conaciousness as the the All-Good and AU-Wise realized. of It expected forces. [183] 3 by of . since that for both event and Jew of the perceive the significance buming bush. love.THE of purpose desired. importance of doubt long and for the realization AM. It will continue to bum until universal truth.the brotherhood of man.central fact in every son of humanity. the centuries many of the the in.however. 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. Even be formulating.the Divine Consciousness. The in flame the there lightedhas.and to reaUze the Spiritual meanto which ing of those inspirations upon Mount consciousness Horeb of the phenomenon first awakened Moses.Forty Umited masses could various were comprehend not subsequentyears proved he as Against the reali- of the great issues then fear the Jews important to establish unity was before of EEVEALED interest amoog and action zation PAST God Divine withSeif.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

THE PAST taking which.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. Uberal more from tions. such ap- affairs of another Pharaoh.though wamed that Pharaoh's heart would be hardened against to go unto his entreaties. throughthe Performance of many signs and wonders.would alreadyheavy burdens. At and tude this of to centuries had us Unchangeable Law The tude point let many aspects. " Jews the of the consider in one Perfect of its multi- its manifestation be"eved they owed of no tice. demand the release of his people. rift in the clouds.and. if EEVEALED unsuccessful. horizon. they endure to Moses contmue. long hopefullylooked for the of a second Joseph. jus- servi- Egyptians and that by two bondage and xmrequitedlabors times eamed freedom of [192J 3 by which . who would their interests manage a Jewish had pearance wiser the present been condi- long not waa were commanded Pharaoh.

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

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

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

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

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

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

as in a following verse "I will be to you it is recorded: a God." of conBciousness which of the statement. How the sublime THAT the I realize or true munications Com- spheresof illumiesoterically perceive can meaniog as in those many AM. a " and ye shall know prevailingidea a war that I of God am was the Lord. 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. 3 by . fall those never inspiratioDS eogaged in in times of urgent necessities. enable them to permanently possess the country and enjoy its material resources. just causes It is very probable tbat the real signifiof the one cance conceming the Jehovah of the not at first perceivedby many was Jews." that He mied deityand gainedtriumphs over [200] The as enemies. "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. Comparativelyfew at the present time have realized that State enablea one to receive from nation.

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

and absolutely unconsciouslyand obedientlyfulfilling were conditions precedent to the realinecessaiy been zation of But success. Those who faithfully acceptedthe Situconfided in the Jehovah.may who ali the not was intelligences who necessities. many number. and in would have compelledto yield to superiorforces. receives savage [202] 3 by . Mosee confidentlytaught would power in every exigencywhich might prove Bupreme ation. arise. for the understand can untutored bis a of requirements having savage. call to hia aid perfectfaith. been intensified Thelr Bufajugationhad of offensive by the deprivationof every meane aad defensive relief.FAST THE EEVEALED from the tyranny of the Egyptiana. for the Jews were few comparatively without and resources.whose never name. even a belief in Jehovah completefulfilhnent of moral Law. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

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

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

.

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

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

.

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

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

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

the and the masses. It was therefore both politie and requisite that the desired to be enforced should be principles absolute and mandatory. the phymcal plane and subject to its upon sary be to conditions.THE PAST BEVEALED Moses spake unto them." "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. and higher. When all the people answered togetherand said. hath spoken we will do. principlesneces- respectedin the general conduct of pubhc and private affairs.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. Order to It was therefore necessary in impress the people with the impor[234] 3 by . They were the desirable certain secure securityof diffusion of They person and happiness contained material " property among foimdation results.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

the Jews in the early not revealed unto was da. This wisdom.THE PAST BETEALED began with varying altemations of success and failure to express self-consciousness. for sufficient reasons.yB. [24S] 3 by . for the firet time. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

betu* a relation to destinyand are counterparte or reflectioos of higher relations which shall yet perceiveaa rea"ties.to honor the spiritof on the parent.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. a material practical sei^e. which has in some lai^ermeastire leamed to properlyestimate the illusive images of the of World In sense. 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. All duties of earth.even the simple and piain ones.FAST THE KBVEALED of tfae promise ia that Services of honor stance iacrease the days the upon earth. there gation the Obli- parent is. The we in temporary conunand is to the child-spirit exUe. also are [265] 3 by .an the ever issue. creating for one to more opportimities fuUy achieve thfi objectof life exiBtence.subjectto those conditions which obtain the plane of earth. when clearlyperceivedand performed.

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

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

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

have of practically "quivalent are those by enemies. through dtnation of other its vehicles. its progress. day Exodus " justifiable.even sidered and kill. by a pereistence The 20: of to the frame. and 13. neceseity." not been im- death. in a Spiritual future spirit in from man and positive persistence after have errors those logicallyaccepted by fumished of of number vaat haa con- death long a death believe not ap- animating unto even been Although existence. 3 by .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. while idea generally prevailed. its expression and the the the and period present anniMlaother No terms. the have been life after for that many. taught relat- possibilitiesof evolution.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

those upon had which of yeara period. who the he unre- Moses.XLH In cloamg dus. deaire we corded facts when devoted positionB tion of the in for the aa it vista been of his undertaken. favorable preliminary Berved. in considera- hundred two over to age. vision danger. having reward faithfuUy impending in to piincipally spent without consciousness tion Coopera- in servitude Service race. . in were of of the of natiu^'s beholding future. sensible and a whlch assent behalf urging years. 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^. Fharaoh had years of acta of Jews. other the He.mmng he remarks our illuminated the rock of [300] 3 by change.

THE P"ST againstwhich the be shipwrecked. had to ever achieve mandments led him he His to He emergeney. divine self-consciousness which lar^e measure him enabled was by the had in so spiritual guide arightand had enabled him signalsuccess. 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. sacrifices accomthrough many plishedmuch.which even assent gexteral of mankind. unto witness He was the Comsince pre- the receive himself [301] 3 by a . 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. 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. revealed as him and this day imto served.

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The and " One god Joshua of war soon sounded responded to the his tocsin.THE of their PAST EEVEALED and obligations. so attained. 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. of Canaan dlscordant influences.and that unto hk vision was revealed in clear and perf that allwould ect light result in final good. call. but not alarmed. the sacred had created that the of prestige might thereby be restored. imagine the great soul of Moses to have been depressedby such happeniogs. The desired result was not. however.

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

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

Subseqiiently.necessary. 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. which providedwithout icat in order necessary safety. relaxed and nor the teachingof aacred foT the maintenance of or the lawless of enforcement lawfid to appeals moral order conBciraice to precepts arailed good govemment restraint the upon cupidityof those enteringupon stage of hiunan activities.and conduet causes which may the affluence of nature.he Bucceeded in establishof order through the ing a certain measure of rigid. and useful enforcement conditions whlch but regulations. idleneas. while in f"ll personal authority. "s the freedom de- generatedinto Ucense. amoi^ needs.aasodated freedom with those permit and encourage the of personaldesires.THE PASX EEVEAXED exceptions. gratificatiou in process of the exodus. 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 .

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

resources.though life was material the resided. centers Settlements. though such advancement opposed by Egyptian officera.and where to the nomadic. sion a Captain of its army.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.but upon and wealth affairs assumed a changed aspect. of where gather.and had they any important aggresivemovements increase of numbers so desired.and many of command and of Egyptian importantdiviconsuccessfully men had by skilt in for Orders of Pharaoh throughvario"s grades to high had been Position. Exceptional been advanced honors time had when been bestowed Jewiah valor upon was him at a generally not C308] 3 by . Joshua been in the service of the had govenunent. to buret soon countiy. over that unfortunate arrival Upon "mall and in customed Caoaan. ducted an had expeditions.

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