Posts Tagged ‘Kingdom of Heaven’

17 – Hardness of the Way

MacDonald spanks the rich in this one, but before you gloat it would be a good idea to understand what is meant by rich and just how much we fall into the category.

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37 – The Mark

It’s tragic how much of the esoteric literature known as the Gospels is overlooked because it’s mistranslated, misunderstood and taken for granted. The parable of the man entering the wedding feast without a wedding garment has great meaning for us.

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23 – The Mark

An eye opening look at the real meaning of the parable of the prodigal son. The parable is so well known it takes a psychological hammer to break through our preconceived notions and old associations.

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22 – The Mark

What is your supreme meaning? How can the obvious real meaning of popular esoteric writings be so consistently misunderstood? Why can’t we understand our way of seeing things is the problem?

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52 – The New Man

Dr. Nicoll gives us some more to think about concerning the Kingdom of Heaven as taught through the parables. We discuss the man who got into the the wedding feast without wedding garments. It’s rich with esoteric meaning.

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50 – The New Man

The seventh and final parable defining the Kingdom of Heaven is explained and discussed as we finish up the eleventh chapter of The New Man. Painfully, we are directed to notice that we imagine we understand when we do not.

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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.