Posts Tagged ‘Jesus’

34 – Knowing of the Son

MacDonald asks how many people today would recognize Jesus if He were to show up in our town. He answers the question himself, and it’s very interesting indeed.

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32 – Truth in Jesus 2

This second half is blistering. People dedicated to their church more than to God and His Christ are going to feel the heat. As if they’d be listening to this in the first place.

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20 – Seven Mansions

This part of the book lays down a new law for a new Church. It’s like a new broom and it sweeps clean. Many will find this a breath of fresh air. Others will be shaken and offended.

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35 – The New Man

The three levels of truth taught in esoteric writings are transmitted by three different teaching methods. Moses, John the Baptist and Jesus represent these different levels in an outer form. The teachings manifest differently and therefore must be understood accordingly.

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20 – The New Man

The words Christ and Jesus have different meanings in the Gospels. The purpose of truth is to lead us to act from Goodness for the sake of Goodness. The healing of the man at the Pool of Bethesda illustrates the path from truth to goodness.

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17 – The House on the Rock

Some potentially upsetting ideas about The Shroud of Turin, the nature of Perfection, Eternity and Time. Some clarification about Jesus’ birth, upbringing and family. Relax, breath and let go. It makes everything so much easier.

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"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.