1. 1 Christ is the Unifier.
2 He brings together all the patterns of the Gods, and resolves them into One.
3 He is the Emissary of the Gods upon earth; Their link with men, by which men have the opportunity to know and understand Them.
4 He is the Word, spoken in the world; interpreted, set down so that men can absorb it and live by it.
5 The Gods speak to men and through men. Their voices are heard within. Their pressures and influences are the hurdles, the obstacles; the realities which men must face within themselves. The Gods bring the concepts of good and evil into our lives, into our minds, lnto our hearts, into our souls, into our bodies, where they vie against one another to test our strength and our courage,
6 The Gods give us the Game; the component parts of the Game; the conflictlng and contradictory pressures of the Game; the problems of the Game; the weapons and the defences of the Game; the rules of the Game; the instincts and the fears within the Game. These are from the Gods.
7 Christ is our guide in playing the Game to the greatest advantage; which is the advantage of all creation; which is the advantage of GOD.
8 As the Emissary, Christ speaks for all the Gods.
9 For Jehovah, Christ says: "No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the Kingdom of GOD." And also: "Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it."
10 And for Lucifer, Christ says: "Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. . . My yoke is easy, and My burden is light." Also: "...everyone that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for My Name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life."
11 And for Satan, Christ says; "Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I come not to send peace but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household."
12 As Emissary of the Gods, Christ speaks for the Gods.
13 As our guide through the devious twistings of the Game, Christ teaches us the power of resolution of conflict, through the reconciliation of opposites. "Resist not evil," He tells us. "Love your enemies." Be free from the compulsive need to return evil for evil, hatred for hatred, destruction for destruction, in defence of self. Rise above conflict, and thereby resolve it.
14 The Gods give us a maze of tortuous passages to navigate. Christ shows us the way to navigate them.
15 And the most vital aspect of that way is vision; knowledge, awareness, understanding; to see and see clearly all the component parts of the Game, both good and evil, and above all to see them within ourselves.
16 The material world is an aspect of the Game, and an aspect which we must see with great clarity and understanding in order to relate ourselves to it with meaning and vaiidity. But far more important is the world of the mind and the soul; the world within us; the world of our instincts, our inclinations, our emotions, our intentions, our motivations, our patterns of personal and collective behaviour. These are the prime components of the Game, which we must see and know and accept and acknowledge before all else; for these are the presense of the Gods Themselves within us, and they will dictate the direction of the Game for us.
17 If we are blind to these things inside us, or if we see them inverted; if we see them only hazily or distorted out of recognition, then we founder in the maze; we take wrong turnings, or we smash blindly into solid walls, or we sit down in despair and hide our heads unable to continue.
18 But Christ tells us what to do. He shows us the way. He guides us. And His first instruction is to be aware.
19 If we suppress, we cannot know the nature of our own feelings and inclinations. If we justify, we cannot know the extent of our own sense of failure. If we blame, we cannot know the extent of our own sense of responsibility. If we evade what seems to threaten us, we cannot know what it is that we fear. If we reject what is, and pretend to ourselves that it is not, we cannot know what is; we shall have only the fantasy images of things as we would like them to be, ourselves as we would like ourselves to be, and reality, not as it is, but as we would like it to be.
20 Christ provides the common bond between all the widely different patterns; the common bond of knowledge.
21 The Jehovian reality is different from the Luciferian reality, which again is different from the Satanic reality. But when there is knowledge of reality, there is a common bond of truth.
22 The Jehovian who deludes himself and enacts his pattern blindly has no common ground of understanding with the equally blind Luciferian. The two are at odds with one another. But if each becomes aware of himself and his pattern, and begins to understand it and how it relates to the other patterns, then there is common ground, then there is understanding. Each knows himself and sees himself with clarity; that is a bond.
23 Further, as the awareness grows, each discovers that despite apparently irreconcilable differences, they are both subject to the same fundamental laws; the laws of existence, the laws of being, the laws of the mind, the soul and the essence,
24 A Jehovian manifests a tendency to blame. A Luciferian manifests a tendency to justify. A Satanist manifests non- comprehension.
25 Once each has recognised his individual tendency and 'owned' it as a part of himself, then all of them can realise that each of these different outward manifestations is basically the same thing; an avoidance of a sense of responsibility, a refusal to accept the power of choice which each one feels is his.
26 Common ground; a common bond; a mutual understanding; found through the teaching of Christ.
27 The patterns are different; the laws are the same for all of us. The Gods give us the patterns; Christ, if we are prepared to learn them, to understand them, and to use them, gives us knowledge of the laws by which the patterns are created and by which they perpetuate themselves and relate to one another.
28 The Gods give us reality, which is different for all of us. Christ gives us knowledge of reality, which is truth, and which is common to all of us.
29 The Gods give us the Game and all its component parts. Christ gives us knowledge of the Game and all the laws which govern its existence.
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