|Obedience & Love as the Liberator from the Yoke of the Flesh
Obedience & Love as the Liberator from the Yoke of the Flesh
Household of God – Volume 1 Chapter 69 Verses 6-13
Adam’s Son Seth explains…
69,6. “Hear! God has one thing, which is very important to Him and that is His own, eternal Love through which we – and all things for our sake – have come into existence. Through and in this love God is our Father and we are His children. In this love of His He attends to the most insignificant as He does to the greatest with equal care. And thus His unmistakable divinity and fatherly love reveals itself in this loving care.
69,7. “Therefore it is not a matter of indifference to the love of God whether we act in one way or another. If we regarded love as independent, this too is of a nature that it is blind towards the actions of its children, like a tender mother towards her infant However, God would not be a God without love and love without God would not be love. Thus God and His love are one, and God is mighty in His love and love holy through God. And this one God in His oneness is our most loving and holy Father as we in His image are fully His children. We too have a heart and in it a spirit of love and a living, intelligent soul dwells in our whole being. This intellect as such is like that of God and the love of the spirit in the heart with its free will like the love in God. And once through the free will soul and spirit become one being, we too are in everything completely like God and only then His children.
69,8. “Just as God is for us only in the love God and our most loving, holy Father, we too can become His children only in love. God’s union with His love is like the obedience. If we with our forward intellect obey the perceived demands of the spirit and thereby unite the light with love we become children of love, full of wisdom and God’s goodwill, and children full of eternal life.
69,9. “Now look, dear children, when you through your forward intellect became unfaithful to the innermost love out of God within you, you became disobedient in your soul, your sanctuary, and to the love in God. Then your love withdrew and you lived only in your soul striving for expansion (to infinity, if that were possible). Now judge for yourselves and tell me what would be more solid: a mist spreading in all directions, its transient extent enveloping entire vast regions, or a little round stone transparent like a dew-drop? Behold, therein lies the cause of your fear and your blindness!
69,10. “Is not the little stone so solid that no one could squash it and does it not resist every storm, every pressure and every knock? Yes, you did see the tiger tearing a big ox suddenly to small pieces, but surely, if this tiger had bitten into such a barely egg-sized little stone that would have been the end of the tiger’s most awful weapon. And had it swallowed it as a whole, it would have swallowed its death and in the decomposition the little stone would have remained undamaged.
69,11. “Look, children, man in his obedience is like this little stone, but as an external, rational man he is like the mist. But does it not happen that when winds condense such mists this results in drops of water and when many drops flow together they form a lake? When the great weight of the mass of water presses hard in the depth its parts take hold of each other under such pressure and they form a transparent stone, which is then a firm block of rays, one and the same as Thummim, which is a symbol and a great sign of the returning obedience through true remorse.
69,12. “Behold, through your disobedience you became a mist. But all kinds of winds appeared and pushed and frightened you from all sides. You felt the pressure and wept tears of pain. Behold, that is the rain. But it did not suffice for you to become water in individual drops; you had to become a lake in your remorse. This you have now become In the depth of your life it pressures you now more than before, but hear and see and comprehend it well: Through this present final pressure your dual life has once more taken hold of itself like the little drops of water, and a new stone of life and true wisdom has formed within you. Therefore, rejoice and be of good cheer, for we did not come to destroy you, but that you may gain a new life in the true love for God, our most holy Father. Amen.”
69,13. (N.B. Listen, this is the so-called philosophers’ stone which the world is forever unable to find, and will never find!)
Abedam (The Lord) says…
137,4. “My love be with you and in you! Love each other in this My love and be glad and of good cheer together, and be obliging to one another and glad to serve, and you will thereby at all times reveal that you are truly My dear little children in whom the holy Father takes, and always can take, pleasure; for the day of the great liberation has come near.
137,5. “If Adam continued to live on earth seven times as long as he has already lived and will still be living, it would happen before the eyes of his flesh.
137,6. “So act according to My will lest the day find you unprepared when it comes.
137,7. “But prior to that will come the great Time of times. Whoever will then be received, for him the great day of liberation will occur in his time. But for him who will not be received, the day of liberation will be a day of judgment, namely, a judgment through fire and in the fire of My wrath.
137,8. “Those will understand it in the depth of their life who will be perfect out of and in the spirit of My love and thus also in all the wisdom out of it.
137,9. “Therefore, be of a glad heart also you; for now you know that one day all hard bonds shall be loosed.
137,10. “But what would man give in order to become a lord of his life?
137,11. “I have now shown all of you how you can achieve this and then be it in the fullest measure. So you shall also be glad; for this is why I have shown you the road of pure love, which leads everyone to this glory of life.
137,12. “If someone might say: ‘How can I be a lord of my life if I always have to live like an obedient servant?’
137,13. Then I tell you: While you are servants of the world and your flesh, you are harnessed to the yoke of servile obedience. But once you are servants of My love you will be liberated from any yoke whatsoever and will thus be perfect lords of your life; for love alone will and can make you completely free.
137,14. “How should love not be able to achieve this, being a living and exceedingly delicious spice of one’s own will?
137,15. “Of what benefit to such a man should then be some commandment to be obeyed when he has love which comprises all the commandments within it and is a master of all law?
137,16. “Or is it necessary to coerce someone to an action which he would have carried out spontaneously with all his heart?
137,17. “Thus love, superior to all commandments and laws, as itself life, is also a perfect lord of one’s own life! – Say whether this is not so!
137,18. “Since it is thus, be exceedingly glad; for I, your holy Father, have now given you the fullness of love, even My own love, and all glory of life with it.
137,19. “Therefore, you shall not adhere to the world and to the flesh choosing the serviceable and servile means for the purpose.
137,20. “For all this did not go forth from My love, but was begotten out of My wisdom, which is and subsists in the endless light-spheres of My Deity, now formed into a foundation testing your love for Me.
137,21. “Therefore, do not say to each other: “This plot of earth belongs to me, and this tree is mine, and I can do with my body as I please!’; for this will more and more draw you away from My love, and you will thereby become servants of the world and thus of death finding it utterly difficult, slow and burdensome to detach yourselves again from the world. And one day much fire will have to come over you to melt you away from the iron shackles of death.
137,22. “So be exceedingly glad for you have recognized that there is only one God, one Lord, one Proprietor of all things and one holy Father, and you all are His children and brothers and sisters to one another to whom I gave all this in equal parts. Thereby you know that you do not belong to the world, but to Me, the Father, in all the fullness of My love and great grace.
137,23. “So do heed this above all and love each other as you love Me, and life’s glory will be your share from now on and you will be and forever remain in it in great joy.