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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

the the m human nized to advanced demonstrating sciousneas laws understanding. being upon Using he haa great superiorities.as the humanity. of demonatra- assume progress. earth's human needs less its of upward force upon this divine continue to attainment in less. 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. have will ones in rulingprinciple earth.P"ST THE endowed the coDsciouB architect the haa chemistryand tion. with become EEVEALED for humanity and conditions.the material body. in exalted The that wise tnith. con- trol the physicalbrain. 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. for their methods expound to its macy spiritually great and continue of as discovered is reasonable It forms. using both mstruments as [36] 3 by for .according of aiding instnunent. thereby fact progress. and through it. always the been and will.

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

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

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

without in much so for the Variation. essentially true. He in completeprinciples that many there realizahas yet conditions to be has accompliahedthan necessary. surrounded aa it is by numberless other worlds.which during eons of have exKtence revolved spheres. should or imperfectcan and will make bannonial has not are wisdom. and of rewards Btates much aapiresfor highesthonors. Spiritin the begin- issue from of it he has been and fraction of time a 's progress? man man appropriate with correspxindences indeed are Infinite stay ever truth Law as their defined the universal ning so can in of There is a yet fixed penaltiesrelatingman existence.enable yet leamed tion.and defines the conditions of the earth's existence. one to who comprehend. " the physical ["] 3 by .THE PAST EEVEALED circle of this planet. free.Who judge the future by may ness. expression. though divine he We been that more to two its him so now tht^e how see far to there be the past. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

importantideas suggestedin of the garden of Eden. beauty. 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. has There. metaphysicalreasons why fixed in the eastem section [58] 3 it by . able in beauty manifested first of earth.THE FAST EEVEALED allegoiy. efForte of The earth have he man always been bestowed has retumed in the it those to quired for the cultivation of the best rewarded chemical maintenance elementa its inhabitants fertility food supplies and " for there have been other more satis- realized in the garden utility. and all been " many object"of beauty and utUity. tive primi- is also valu- direction of the of the earlyinhabitants It also su^ests "hould have his beginiiing appealed to consciousnffiB. and it upon the story human needs conserved. 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.' actual Imitation of allegorical prototype.

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

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

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

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

He many began to desire as physicalnecessities things not previously striven after.THE PA8T infinitely superiorin affairs of man.though he did not for many realize the all plenithereafter fxiUy Centimes tude of powers to the divine selfpertaining consciousness. Previously he had essential darkness and therefore vinityof manifest his did own of his animal in state a of ignorance of the Law. but upon the advent of greater responsibi"ties followingthe realization of epiritual insight. . 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. or not foresee how soul woxild or the could diever cognizantof the The lower instincts possibilities. new problems of life appeared. 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. latent spirit's existed nature not was had served the purposes [64] 3 b. he itself.

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

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

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

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

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

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

THE

FAST

EEVEAIiED

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

to

physicalsenses

dorn

and

have

been

and

her

Order.

the

divine

and

and

those

has

obtain

will doubtless

and

aid

to

otherwise

earth

relations

which

cosmic
how

to

of
appreciatethe significance

realization upon

states

to

of hsr creation

purpoee

spiritual
laws, and

many

part, appeara

relation to him in the
special
She has alreadytaught him

understand

the

in

Such,

peace.

condltions of free-

into

him

aided

of

in

interior

some

closelyapproximatiog

in

continue
his release

advanced
to

hghten

from

She

zones.

his burdens

bondage

to

longerperiod of expiationand

an

suf-

fering.
Man

this

at

early period very

if in any

manner,

conditions

upon

cal,and
its Ufe

foresaw

earth

monetary
and

however, all

for his

wherein

In

the

future

race

social,politi-

relations wonld

activities.
future

imperfectiy,

influence

Perfect

requirementsand
[72]

3

by

Law,
neces-

THE

ffltiea
of

man

PAST

were

so

BEVEALED

wiselyprovided for that

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

of

to

This

woman.

result haa

tained
the

throi^h her
beginning there

tation

two

in the

universal

atchiefly

activities.
spiritxial
called into

was

antitbetical

forces,both

continued

and
itself,

the

In

manifesnecessary

order,for equallyupon

depended the
earth

been

existence

each

of

the

possiblemaintenance

of

physicallife by self-conscious beings.
The

positive,active, magnetic force
fiist

principlewas
but

man,

ties

the

or

definitelyexpressed by

f"ll scope

of his

own

possibili-

realized except in

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

not

part.
"s

the

Etemal

Essence, or

had
Principle,

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

a

manifestation

complement,

"

that

man

also should

have

companion and aesistuit,
"

[73]

3

by

THB

FAST

REVEALED

aud

tbat

ual

repreeentative
upon

he

had

"hould

be

she should

a

earth

proved himaelf
tiy to teach

more

to

him

be,
how

perfectspiritthan
and
to

yet

as

that

she

reflect the

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

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

attainment

She incamated

of celestial beatitudes.
upon

earth in

a

more

deli-

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

[74]

3

by

THE

the

ordimuy

PAST

KEVUALED

expoaures

and

earth life. She
uuto

himself ,

aa

tion of the Law

was

made

that had

mishaps

flesh and
been

of

bone

the
like

the manif esta-

in all the Iower

ordere upon

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

earth

and

divine natura.

in other

Her

mission

will

never

cease,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

.

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

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. 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. sacrifice of life sacrifices. committed darkness. Beyond servingpresent imagined needs. or justice. Such the earth at the write. certain benefits possible caused an ite Infin- for ollenses supposed fact of such The the be"ef of of pardon procure divine commands. [96] 3 by .THE PAST EEVEALBD settle many to importantquestionspertainlng church militant.the the wrath believed to appease was and Spirit. to be derived vibratingin many.the and capacityto perceivethe difference between was rightand wrong. darkness. to in committed and violation of from have them. bas there been spiritual the and beneBt? In the earlier periods. ever a spbitualIntuition.in been which of equity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

XV

"And
thiee

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men

to

ran

toward

neighbor

the

created

from

the

tent

ground,"

would

vibrations

be

Communications
and

then

be

not

OUT

arisen

removed

from

It

would

were

rea"zed

the

hold

be

good

in

din

and

the

to

in

r"nge

which

Dlrect

the

it

forms

sections

those
of

business

walk

with
of

could

think

might

converse

his

conditions^

see

bustle

of

other

from

We

impossible

natural

within

hearts

life,there

underetood.

higher spiritual
by

the

such

activities, Bpirituai bodies
fields and

18:2.

clearly pereeived.

brothers, and
the

bowed

the

sent

conld, under

received

uid

front

of

object

lo,

them, he

aaw

Genesis

"

seeking

one

chief

he

door,

elimlnated

delicate

spheres

of

when

looked, and,

Spiritual atmosphere

a

most

would

"nd

every

as

and

eyee

tilm:

the

and

of men,

be

his

selfiabness

All

the

by

them

meet

himaelf

be

lift up

he

the

mortals.

posaibilities

consdousness

fully

all.

[1113

3

by

FAST

THE

Wheo

EEVEALBD

studies the life of

one

back

is,as it were, taken

plainsof

the

favorable

that age

to

He

Mamre.

Abraham, he
and

to

percelvesthere

a

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

lowers

and

the

members

of

other

"

for

Lot and

natives

first

conflict between

the

those of Abraham

adjusted. Peaceful

as

had

clude want, but

not

uted

of

The

poseible

a

herdsman

been

of

happily

relations existed

sufficient tribal

of that

tribes.

appeared at

that

matters

and

"

of Abraham

country

reason

to

without

withm,
prosperity

to pre-

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

to

many

for

prevailed.To
has

reaUzed

ties of

one

some

the
spirit,

witbin

misfortimes.

every

respect ideal

spiritualintercommmiication

is related to have

and

to

conflicts disturbed the
In

tribual conmiunities.

as

Jewish

the

mtemal
destructive,

condltions

great

so

who

haa made

evidences

progress, and

of the

possibili-

revelations which

Abraham

received will appear

the scope

of

natural

probabihty,showing

[112]

3

by

THE

that
where

he

had

FAST

EEVEALED

attained

that

for beneficial

personal directiona

could

be

States

of

reeeived

from

stage of progress

those

in

the

uses

astral

being.

[118]

3

by

"

the

And

Lord."

the

Lot

and

tbem

rose

face

hi"

with

"

And

besides

7

men

son

in

thia

"

we

is

them

of

hast

great
hath

sent

all

and
grew

In

which
was

he

And

this

the

the

before
us

upon

out

the

ground."

comments

prevailed
stated

of

inhabitants

that

any

out

Ibid.

"

the

he

was

:

time
abie

of

Lord;

19:13.

Ibid.

all the
that

plain,
which

25.

conditions

certain

upon

in

19

cry

it."

cities,and

the

the

of

face

destroy

to

the

because

place,

tliose cities,and

overthrew

here

thy daughters,

"

"

1.

12.

destroy

waxen

:

city, bring them

the

in

19:

and

sons,

19

thou

Lot, Hast

thy

and

seeing
himself

Ibid.

"

even;

Lot

bowed

he

ground."

unto

Ibid.

"

will

Lord

the

and

law,
thou

place."

For

the

at

and

and

them;

meet

said

whatsoever

and

yet before

Sodom

to

Sodom:

of

gate

toward

the

angels

two

the

to

up

and

18:22.

came

in

eat

theoce,

stood

Abraham

but

:

Genesis

"

there

"And

of

Sodom

toward

went

from

faces

their

tumed

men

Abraham,

through

[114]

3

by

it

spirit-

PAST

THE

relations to

ual

EEVEALED

with

commune

intelUgence probably one
been delegatedauthorityover
"

whom

to

the

hemisphere. Under the
after havir^ made
intelligences

advancement

serve

may

then,as

were

who
ligences,
were

whose

supreme

in

tial
celes-

vicegerents.

of

and

capacities.
the
Law,
it

care

to

was

jot or tittle of it failed

that

the

accompUshment of

not

the

sufficient

different

agents

purpoee

8ee

was

of

various ordere of mtel-

now,

served

its

as

executive

Some

it

afFairs of

Law

eastem

There

had

tribes,possiblythe god

Jewish

the

celestial

a

one

instituted.

the purposes
Law

The

in

for which

is
itself

in-

an

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

who

have

attained to that state of Illumination

wherein

the

preme.

Such

through the
municate
teach.
does not

principlesof

intelligences
can,
immensities

with
The

those

fact of

presuppose

attainments

harmony

in

of apace

whom

being an
the

at

are

su-

will,pass
and

com-

they desire
excamate

to

epirit

of spiritual
possession

perfection. Doubtless

those

[116]

3

by

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

the Jews oldest " of customs amalgamation have with of dwelt. The successfully performed the errand intrusted to him. and preserved." etc.THE early FAST teaches the of customs the EEVEALED Jewish importance visions. the blood of the race. Trustingand commanded believingthe Voice. and the "And the Lord placedupon them appeared unto Abraham.uncontaminated.such would as from It attacbed once be termed now the people. and promiscuousmarriages. 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. Abraham reliance " that his Chief of a servant the his " household companion for his whom ites among he other races. and that Isaac took her to tumed wife and loved her. the sister of Laban the Syrian. 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. [12"] 3 by . as we told that are Rebekah.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 . have a those a the in believe. of \ia and execu- higher spheres mere have character.xxn Moses wa" tive agent had determined bondage. and have acquired ever study that Jews rior Egyp- accom- to Egypt. previous from who Jews espert of reveal Mm. the the the first he spiritual realizations those to We need that not limited but sayers to derived sistance by the the Inspiration and Pharaoh to imderetand were unable supe- the causes the to from ter lat- acquiring elements. any belonging them had emigration discover to over know in order of far prevented dominion complete each seek all persons class. from sources We which co"perative why to of magician.

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

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

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

ex- Had Babylonians. aroused was eapecially againstMoae8 againstthe Jews.and others from near and far witnessed.Persians. imd that Petition.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. The Situation soon demanded more convinc- [171] 3 by .absorbed in wonder and amazement.Parthians. and and the earth? upon hear their that plane the selfish instincts pre- desired to know nothing con- ceraingthe re"gionof the Jewe. the teachings. The surprise.Chaldeans.Pharaoh he He refused to livingupon was of existence in which dominate. Atlanteans.an a Pharaoh carefullyguarded ciana had cited anger tbat magi- unlawfullyrevealed.THE Service of Aaron FAST KBVEALED Pharaoh. which nearest approach of that theistic concepts. came as revelation. the Performances of his magicians ? Had they not declared the Ukeness the not thereof We could not be found well beUeve can that wrath AaroD. and bardened the of his secrete of unexpected suspected moat been achievement his It heart.

"lw"ys. 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. under suithas been able conditions. principles The Law omnipotentthroughoutthe whole univeree of spirit. goingwheresoever its natural attractions lead. Similar experienceshave was then. [172] 3 by . the third and fourth spheres. He was ciplesof the Law rehitingto spiritcontrol material conditions. the spiritin man able to pass out of its material body and enter celestialspheres. afterwards over so signallyillustrated by many physicalphenomena.THE PAST BEVEALEP of spirit. the spiritof Moses.as all these now. Here let us State that in spiritualexperiencesthere tion of the was varied deroga- no of the Law. He was also upon that and subsequent oecasioDS instnicted in spiritual methods and fonns of evocation. after he had faated and taken into was prayed for spiritual assistance.

the realm personal education There aetivities.THE realized been FAST day. not and from the intelli- the its mem- spirit physical interests in- [173] 3 by . however. In of the instance importantinterests but dividual. other one can re- abundant usual evidence. vibratorymethods being. 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. recall not and spiritbeing purpose in preparationfor future are. have gences of man frame. and pertainingthereto by have In been experiences.and be objectsto have studenta many does memory cases the sub- our of recognition confirmed by the most in eome Btantiated facte ceived BEVEALED and recall circurostances cases profitby the practica! objectlessons impressed. race were more of celestialinstruction substituted for in employed the riences an executive leader. the a concemed. aometimes in such served.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. or the higher intelUaSairs. the acknow!- of the Lord the Jews. and visions of Aaron take may away the the frogsfrom he doubtiess Visitation was rea! informed that MoBee bim gences forever de"nes tion whether the As in all other and me all are thi" re- his prajrer."for my before said. vast rod real.FAST THE EEVEAiED the When."Intreat and atretched was frogs came numbers. 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. form and that Egypt. [211] 3 by of . Pharaoh was may beUeved have wilUng to admit. majesty of manifested. therefore. at time any intelli- Spiritalso its destruc- cause mental phenoraena be the We relations with and may he from feit that to confer them. spiritual gences in tbis instance controlled the conditions.

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

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

.

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

.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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and than realize in their they then own age greater resources possessed. 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. and cer- in this dormant inspireit [266] 3 by to . measurably by the pared to comprehend and profit pre- Deca- advanced spiritual logue. by which they might profitin a monetary way.THE PAST EEVEALED offices often servil^in spiritual another's in tant tion.but the masees revelation relatingto material affairs.ready for more teachingathan those which had previously desired only some obtained. In this attitude they received the passiveCooperationof tain leaders way more who believed they could succeasfully appeal to the conaciousness of the raee. experience. The Jews. 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. previous to the Commandments.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. and when the shadoire began trusted the wisdom to lengthen implicitly He had taught by that had inspiratjons BuccessfuUyface also Bustained whose guiding intelligence thus tax every greatlycomforted and realized.THE P"ST againstwhich the be shipwrecked. sacrifices accomthrough many plishedmuch. 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. unto witness He was the Comsince pre- the receive himself [301] 3 by a .which even assent gexteral of mankind.

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

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

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

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

his face and upon he desired to know the feil ice Serv- him. of justiceuses in the The a correets accomplish- instrumenta the its ends.a willingand obedient servant of that which had appeared unto him with the Bpirit drawn the ghastlywerk of sword. of announcement Joshua m^iifestation. a soldier. as the Law always providesinstruments to enforce its demands. and. 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. the had During [307] bv . but mrait to There Egypt. grim representative force.THE "EVEALBD FAST previous Standard the end aaserta all errore. to Um event there had altercations between been immy the Jews and surroundingtribes in Canaan. 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. for a JewB during the precedingforty yeara acquiredwealth in that country.

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

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

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