Posts Tagged ‘Nicodemus’

28 – The Mark

We examine types of people and levels of truth. There is a truth that the outer man can understand. There is a higher truth that the outer man can never understand. Guess which one leads to transformation.

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27 – The Mark

We tidy up loose ends with Nicodemus and launch into another story that illustrates the differences between the sense based mind and the transformed mind. The Samaritan woman finds that the well is a great deal deeper than it appears.

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26 – The Mark

We continue with our examination of the story of Nicodemus and Jesus in part three. If new meaning was easy to get everyone would get it. Since it’s not, they don’t. What will you do?

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25 – The Mark

Dr. Nicoll continues with the explanation of the story of Nicodemus and Jesus. The misunderstood or not understood meaning of New Birth is explored in detail and applied to our possible evolution, transformation.

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24 – The Mark

The story of Nicodemus and what it means for those who wish to apply the esoteric meaning to their own lives. Inner development isn’t easy, but it’s impossible for those who cannot, will not, open their consciousness to new meaning.

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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.