Posts Tagged ‘Satan’

08 – Wilderness Temptation


Here we delve into the Gospel account of Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness after fasting for forty days. MacDonald leads us into a deeper understanding of what must either be a parable or a fiction.

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31 – Seven Mansions


The Seventh Veil is so far beyond our current state that it’s impractical. We discuss the restoration of creation to its original state of perfection. Evil is discussed and understood esoterically.

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39 – The House on the Rock

An interesting look at the genesis of life as we know it and as we don’t know it. This may be challenging to your preconceived notions and what you learned in Sunday school but it’s rich with new meaning if you can open yourself to it.

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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.