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BIBLE VERSES CITED IN READINGS 262.1 THRU 262.48, IN SEQUENCE



262.1 COOPERATION

 

4 Opening remarks
I Corinthians 12:28--31  are all apostles
Ephesians 4:11  gifts
John 14:12--13  belief, works
John 15:16  fruit that lasts


5 Opening remarks
Luke 12:12  say: what you should s.
Matthew 10:19  say: what you should s.


7 Outline for us the steps that we must take to become more of one mind, that we may become the greatest influence for good.
Luke 11:9  ask, seek, knock, persist
Luke 24:49  promise: I will send you the p.
Matthew 7:6  swine: pearls before s.
Matthew 7:7  ask, look, knock, persist
Matthew 12:39  miracles: no m. for unfaithful generation
Matthew 20:22  cup: drinking from the suffering c.
I Peter 3:8  one: be of o. mind
Philippians 2:5  mind: be your m. like Christ
Proverbs 20:22  vengeance: never promise yourself v.
Psalms 27:14  wait on the Lord
Psalms 37:44  [No such verse exists.  Did he mean 37:34, wait on the Lord?]


8 If it is acceptable to the universal instructors, tell us how we may best prepare a course of lessons for this and similar groups.
I Corinthians 10:13  temptation, testing
Galatians 6:2  burdens, bear others
Isaiah 6:8  here I am; send me
I Peter 3:8  one mind, be of
Psalms 1:2  law of the Lord, delight in the


262.2  COOPERATION

5 I offer myself as a teacher of truth.  How may I become more spiritual and efficient?
Matthew 23:11  servant, the greatest among you a
II Peter 3:18 grace, grow in

10 How can I best cooperate?
I Peter 3:8  one mind, be of

12 Is there a message for me?  How can I best cooperate with this group?
I Corinthians 5:6  leaven
Galatians 5:9  leavening
Isaiah 28:10  precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13  snared and taken
Luke 9:24  losing life, gaining life
Luke 11:9  ask, seek, knock, persist
Matthew 7:7  ask, look, knock, persist

13 How shall we conduct our meetings?
I Corinthians 14:40  orderliness
John 12:25  life in this world and eternity
Luke 9:24  losing life, gaining life
Luke 17:33  losing life, gaining life
Mark 8:35  losing life, gaining life
Matthew 10:39  finding life, losing life
Matthew 16:25  losing life, finding life
Mark 4:20  seed sown on good soil

17 How may I best prepare myself for the work in hand?
Matthew 18:20  two or three gathered
Proverbs 4:5  wisdom & understanding, acquire
Proverbs 4:7  wisdom & understanding

19 Does the dream I had last night, in which I travelled on a ship and arrived at the Statue of Liberty, indicate my part in this lesson?
Mark 4:20  seed sown on good soil

21 General:  What should be the topic of our next lesson?
I Corinthians 14:40  orderliness
Luke 9:24  losing life, gaining life

23 Is there any special message for this group at this time?
James 5:12  oaths unnecessary
Luke 11:9  ask, seek, knock, persist
Matthew 7:7  ask, look, knock, persist
Matthew 5:37  yes or no, say just


262.3  COOPERATION

3
 Opening remarks 
Philippians 2:5 - mind like Christ, be your

4 Opening remarks 
Ezekiel 43:11 - shame: temple: ins and outs
Isaiah 6:8 - here I am; send me
Matthew 26:39 - cup, suffering, let this pass from me

6 How may we have the mind of Christ? 
Galatians 6:2 - bear others' burdens
Philippians 2:5 - mind like Christ, be your

7 What is my part in this lesson of Cooperation? 
Acts 17:28 - children, we are God's

11 Will my work in the group of healers be made known to me?
Deuteronomy 4:29 - heart, seek Him with all your
Hebrews 11:6 - faith rewarded
John 3:14 - serpent on pole: crucifixion
John 8:28 - Myself, I do nothing
John 12:32 - I, lifted up, draw all to me
Luke 11:9 - ask, seek, knock, persist
Luke 23:34 - forgive them: they don't know what they're doing
Matthew 7:7 - ask, look, knock, persist

12 How may I best cooperate with and serve this group?
II Chronicles 7:14 - humble themselves; gain forgiveness
Ecclesiastes 9:10 - work mightily during life
Luke 11:2 - Lord's Prayer
Luke 22:42 - suffering: remove; but Your will be done
Matthew 6:10 - Your kingdom come, Your will be done
Philippians 2:5 - mind like Christ, be your
Proverbs 7:15 - wise too late

13 Is spiritual healing a gift, or is it a talent we have developed from our past lives?
I Corinthians 12:28--30 - prophets, apostles, teachers...for God's work
Luke 12:30 - needs, Father knows all your
Matthew 6:8 - pray simply, Father knows needs
Matthew 6:32 - needs, Father knows all your
Romans 14:13 - criticism and stumbling blocks

14 Before we have cooperation, do we not have to offer ourselves?
Isaiah 28:10 - precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 - snared and taken

16 How can we as a group get in accord with those that are aiding us?
Colossians 1:15--16 - Christ: visible likeness of invisible God
Romans 1:20 - God, invisible and manifest

17 Isn't cooperation a natural result when we lose ourselves in the ideal?
John 8:28 - Myself, I do nothing

19 Please interpret and expand upon, "Cooperation is the soul of any organized group of individuals."
I Corinthians 3:6--7 - seed grow, God made the

21 Where must I begin in order to have harmony in my own body, soul and spirit?
Romans 7:21 - evil grins at good intentions

22 I seemed to see the following words: Cooperation, foundation on which all should be built.  In unity is strength.
James 1:17 - gifts, no shadows
Luke 22:42 - suffering: remove; but Your will be done

23 General:  Is there a message for us now that we may use as the center about which to build the first lesson on Cooperation?
John 3:14 - serpent on pole: crucifixion
John 8:28 - Myself, I do nothing
John 12:32  - I, lifted up, draw all to me


262.4 COOPERATION

4 Opening remarks
1 Peter 3:8 - one mind; be of o. m.

6 The presentation of a series of lectures by Edgar Cayce to be given in Norfolk and sponsored by this group.
Acts 10:34 - partiality; God shows no p.
Colossians 3:16 - word of Christ dwell in you, let the
Ephesians 5:19 - joy; express your j. in singing
Mark 10:40 - right hand, left hand; sitting at the rh or lh of God
Matthew 20:23 - right hand, left hand; sitting on My rh or lh

8 Please suggest a group meditation
1 Peter 3:8 - one mind; be of o. m.


262.5 COOPERATION/SELF KNOWLEDGE

9 Are we handling our work in the correct manner? Please give us any suggestions that would help us and clarify our understanding.
I Corinthians 14:40 - orderliness
Proverbs 20:22 - vengeance: never promise yourself v.
Psalms 27:14 - wait on the Lord
Psalms 37:34 - wait on the Lord

11 Do we sufficiently understand the readings?
Ephesians 5:15 - good sense: act like people with g. s.
Habakkuk 2:20 - silence: the Lord is in His holy temple
Luke 11:9 - ask, seek, knock, persist
Matthew 6:34 - tomorrow: take no thought for t.
Matthew 7:7 - ask, look, knock, persist
Psalm 11:4 - examines: His vision e. all of humanity

 

 

262.6 SELF KNOWLEDGE

6 Please interpret the dream in which Mr. Cayce was testing or raising the vibrations of individuals in the group.
John 14:20 - one: I am o. with the Father
Luke 11:2 - Lord's Prayer
Mark 4:20 - seed sown on good soil
Matthew 6:10 - kingdom: Your k. come, Your will be done
Matthew 7:21-2 - Lord: saying L., L. will not get you into heaven
Revelation 3:20 - door: I stand at the d. and knock

9 How can I best aid?
Isaiah 28:10 - precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 - snared and taken


10 How may I best aid?
James 1:27 - religious worship is this


11 How may I best aid?
Colossians 3:16 - word: let the w. of Christ dwell in you
Ephesians 5:19 - joy: express your j. in singing


12 I was present at the first group meeting.  Have I any part in the work of this group?  If so, please tell me.
Luke 8:21 - mother and brothers: My m. and b. are these
Mark 1:17 - fishers: I will make you f. of people
Mark 3:33-4 - mother and brothers: who are My m. and b.
Mark 10:37-40 - right hand, left hand; cup; baptism
Matthew 4:19 - fishers: follow Me, I will make you f. of people
Matthew 12:48-9 - mother and brothers: who are my m. and b.
Matthew 20:21-3 - right hand, left hand: the Zebedee brothers on rh. and lh.


262.7 SELF KNOWLEDGE

3 When will I be ready to begin my spiritual work under your instruction?
John 10:3 - sheep listen to His voice
John 10:27 - sheep respond to My voice

8 What more specific work can I do at this time?
Proverbs 27:19 - heart: your h. reflects your character
Romans 8:16 - children: we are God's c.

10 Interpret the word "work" for me in this connection.
Luke 2:49 - work: I must be where my Father's w. is

12 What can I do at this time?
Luke 12:3 - dark: whatever you say in the d. will be published in the light
Luke 12:25 - worrying: w. will not make you live longer or stand taller
Matthew 6:6 - pray: p. in private, be rewarded in public
Matthew 6:27 - worrying: can w. make you live longer or stand taller

16 Any special message for us as a group at this time?
Ecclesiastes 9:8 - dress up, comb your hair, look your best
Philippians 3:14 - calling: high c. of God
I Thessalonians 5:21 - good: hold fast to what is g.


262.9 SELF KNOWLEDGE

3 Where can I find a record of my work in spreading the glad tidings to those in Mt. Seir during my appearance at the time of the Christ?
John 4:4-26 - worship in spirit and in reality (Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well)

6 Is this an open group, and may I become one of the group at this time?
2 Chronicles 7:14 - humble themselves; gain forgiveness
Luke 11:9 - ask, seek, knock, persist
Matthew 7:7 - ask, look, knock, persist
Proverbs 20:22 - vengeance: never promise yourself v.
Psalms 27:14 - wait on the Lord
Psalms 37:34 - wait on the Lord

8 In what way can I best serve?
Luke 11:9 - ask, seek, knock, persist
Luke 18:22 - treasure: you will have t. in heaven
Mark 10:21 - treasure (riches): you will have t. in heaven
Matthew 7:7 - ask, look, knock, persist
Matthew 19:21 - rich: for this you will be r. in heaven
Revelation 2:10 - fear nothing that you are about to suffer

9 How may I learn to know myself as I am known?
1 Corinthians 13:12 - darkly: at present we see through a glass d.
John 14:7 - know: if you k. Me, you k. the Father
Romans 14:7 - ourselves: we don't live to honor o.

10 What definite work can I do as an emissary or missionary?
Mark 9:41 - rewarded: whoever gives you water in my name will be r.
Matthew 10:42 - reward: anyone who gives my follower water will not lose his r.
Proverbs 25:22 - coals: heap fiery c. of shame on his head
Romans 8:16 - children: we are God's c.
Romans 12:20 - coals: heap fiery c. of shame on his head

11 Explain the subject of the second lesson, "Know yourself as I am known."
John 15:12 - love: l. one another as I have l.d you
John 15:17 - love each other

16 Upon awakening I remembered the following: Was it imagined or a dream or a realization?
Luke 18:22 - treasure: you will have t. in heaven


262.10 SELF KNOWLEDGE

2 Prefatory.  You are not cooperating whole-heartedly with each other.
Luke 9:62 - don't look back
Matthew 10:8 - freely have your received, freely give

4 As I read the first draft of this lesson, please suggest ways which would help clarify this subject.  Reads first paragraph
1 Corinthians 6:19 - your body is not your own

5 Reading second paragraph
Luke 13:24 - strait of heaven
Matthew 7:14 - the gate to God is narrow

7 Reading fourth paragraph
1 Corinthians 6:19 - your body is not your own

8 Reading fifth paragraph
1 Corinthians 12:12-27 - the body, with all its members, is one

9 Reading sixth paragraph
1 Corinthians 12:12-27 - the body, with all its members, is one

13 Reading eighth paragraph
John 15:12 - love one another as I have loved you
John 15:17 - love each other
Romans 14:7 - we don't live to honor ourselves

14 Reading ninth paragraph
Luke 8:21 - My mother and brothers are these
Mark 3:33-5 - who are My mother and brothers
Matthew 12:48-50 - who are My mother and brothers

16 Reading eleventh paragraph
Luke 6:39 - blind cannot lead blind
Matthew 15:14 - blind guides cannot lead blind followers
Psalms 46:10 - know that I am God
Romans 8:16 - we are God's children

17   Reading twelfth paragraph
Exodus 3:14 - I am who I am
John 3:8 - born by the wind of the Spirit
Revelation 3:20 - I stand at the door and knock

19 Please explain more fully the following: [GC: Reading last half of first page in lesson of December 27, 1931, 262-8.]
1 Corinthians 12:12-27 - the body, with all its members, is one
Ecclesiastes 11:3 - trees always stay where they fall
Luke 21:33 - My words will remain
Mark 7:20 - what comes from your heart pollutes you
Mark 13:31 - My words will remain
Matthew 15:11 - what comes out of a person's mouth makes him dirty
Matthew 23:27 - Pharisees, hypocrites! beautiful outwardly, but within full of dead men's bones
Matthew 24:35 - the words I've said will never be destroyed


262.11 SELF KNOWLEDGE/YOUR IDEAL

5 As a group, are we doing anything that we should not do, or leaving undone anything that we should be doing?
1 Corinthians 3:6-7 -  seed: God made the s. grow 
John 14:20 - one: I am o. with the Father

6 How may I obtain and realize my true ideal?
2 Timothy 2:15 - worker: a w. who isn't ashamed to teach Truth correctly

7 In what person, first, second, or third, should we write the lessons?
Exodus 3:14 - I am who I am
John 14:6 - I am the way

8 How might I effect healing by the "pouring in of the oil?"
1 Corinthians 9:22 - weak: to the w. I have become w. that I might win the w.
1 Corinthians 13:7 - love never quits

9 Was there any word or power given me in Egypt that would help us?
1 Corinthians 9:22 - weak: to the w. I have become w. that I might win the w.
1 Corinthians 13:7 - love never quits

10 How may I realize my ideal?
1 Corinthians 10:13 - temptation, testing
Isaiah 28:10 - precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 - snared and taken

11 What should be our true ideal, and how should I reach it?
John 9:4 - daytime: while it is d., we must do the work of Who sent me

12 How may I reach my ideal?
John 8:28 - Myself, I do nothing
Luke 6:37 - judge not
Mark 4:24 - give: as you g., so you will receive
Matthew 7:1-2 - judge not

13 How may I come to the realization of my true ideal?
1 John 4:18 - love casts out fear

14 How may I come to the realization of my true ideal?
Philippians 4:7 - peace that surpasses human understanding

 

262.12 YOUR IDEAL IS YOUR STANDARD

2 Opening remarks
John 14:13 - belief, works
John 14:26 - Comforter 

4 What can we do to arrive at a oneness of purpose?
Acts 4:12 - salvation: only Jesus has the power to save
1 Corinthians 5:6 - leaven
Galatians 5:9 - leavening
Isaiah 28:10 - precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 - snared and taken
John 10:3 - sheep listen to His voice
John 10:16 - one flock, one Shepherd
John 10:27 - sheep respond to My voice
Matthew 20:16 - first: the last shall be first
Matthew 22:14 - chosen: many are called, few are chosen
Romans 8:29-30 - Son: God's son is the firstborn of many children
Romans 12:1 - sacrifice: present your bodies as a living s.
2 Timothy 2:19 - foundation: God's firm f. stands

5 What is the most important work for all or each of us to do?
John 15:12 - love: l. one another as I have l.d you
John 15:17 - love each other

6 [In 262.11.11], what did you mean by, "Work, work! The night is coming"?
John 4:35 - harvesting: the fields are ready for h. now
John 9:4 - daytime: while it's d., we must do the work of the One who sent me
Luke 10:2 - harvest: there are many people to h.
Matthew 9:37 - harvest: the h. is large, but the workers are few

8 What do you mean by the Godhead?
Revelation 1:8 - Alpha and Omega
Revelation 21:6 - thirsty: those who are t. shall drink
Revelation 22:13 - I am Alpha, I am Omega

9 How may I increase my faith?
Hebrews 11:1 - faith: both foundation and evidence

10 In what manner may I give my best to Him?
John 14:11 - believe: at least b. what the miracles show about me


262.13 YOUR IDEAL IS YOUR STANDARD/FAITH

2 Opening comments
Philippians 3:14 – calling: high c. of God

4 How can we best develop the lesson, What Is Your Ideal?
John 4:35 - harvesting: the fields are ready for h. now
Luke 10:2 - harvest: there are many people to h.
Luke 22:42 - suffering: remove my s., but Your will be done
Mark 9:24 - unbelief: help Thou mine unbelief
Matthew 7:6 - swine: pearls before s.
Matthew 9:37 - harvest: the h. is large, but the workers are few
Matthew 20:16 - first: the last shall be f.
Matthew 22:14 - chosen: many are called, but few are chosen
Psalms 51:10 - heart: create in me a clean h.

8 How may I best obtain my ideal?
Luke 12:31 - kingdom: pursue God's k. first and foremost
Matthew 6:33 - kingdom: seek first God's k.
Matthew 25:14 - talent secreted in the ground and not used for profit

9 How may I best obtain my ideal?
Acts 7:33 - holy: the place where you are standing is h. ground
Exodus 3:5 - holy: the place on which you stand is h. ground
Matthew 6:34 - tomorrow: take no thought for t.
Micah 4:4 - afraid: none shall make them a.

10 Are we submitting the article for publication in the manner we should?
Luke 10:13-16
Mark 9:28-29
Matthew 11:21-24
Matthew 17:19-21



262.14 YOUR IDEAL IS YOUR STANDARD/FAITH

19 Please help us begin our next lesson, Faith
Hebrews 11:1 - faith: both foundation and evidence
Luke 17:6 - faith: if you had f. the size of a mustard seed
Matthew 14:30-31 - faith: o thou of little f.
Matthew 17:20 - faith: it is because you don't have enough f.

20 Is there anything more we can do to help find the Lindbergh child?
Matthew 14:30-31 - faith: o thou of little f.

22 What ideals will best further this work?
James 1:27 - religious worship is this
2 Timothy 2:15 - worker: a w. who isn't ashamed to teach Truth correctly

23 Is the faith of man in Buddha or Mohammed equal in the effect on his soul to the faith in Jesus Christ?
1 John 2:1 - advocate: we have an a. who pleads our case
Matthew 10:41 - reward: whoever accepts God's messenger will share in his r. 


262.15 FAITH 

8 Is my faith sufficient?  How should I act?
2 Corinthians 12:9 - grace and weakness
John 14:18 - abandon: I will not a. you
Mark 13:11 - speaking: it is not you s., but the Holy Spirit
Matthew 10:19 - say: what you should s.
Matthew 28:20 - teach them to obey all I've commanded you
Romans 8:16 - children: we are God's c.

9 Please help me strengthen my faith.
Hebrews 11:1 - faith is both foundation and evidence
James 2:17 - faith by itself is dead
James 2:20 - faith that does nothing is worth nothing
James 2:26 - faith is dead without good works
John 14:27 - peace: the p. I give is a gift the world cannot give

10 What do you mean by, "the ground on which you stand is holy?"
Acts 7:33 - holy: the place where you are standing is h. ground
Exodus 3:5 - holy: the place on which you stand is h. ground

12 Please define the word, heart.
Psalms 51:10 - heart: create in me a clean h.


262.17 FAITH

4 Should faith healing be included in the teachings of theology?
1 Corinthians 12:29-30 - work: prophets, apostles, teachers...for God's w.
Ephesians 4:11 - gifts
James 1:27 - religious worship is this
Proverbs 19:17 - lend: befriend the poor, l. to the Lord

5 Is the faith manifested in my East Indian incarnation sufficient for today?
John 14:26 - Comforter
Matthew 6:34 - tomorrow: take no thought for t.

7 In what position may I best meditate?
Luke 18:13 - merciful: God be m. to me, a sinner
Revelation 14:13 - works: their w. do follow them
Romans 14:7 - ourselves: we don't live to honor o.

8 How can I make my faith more active and worthwhile in the lives of others?
Matthew 5:16 - light: let your l. shine before others

9 How can I increase my faith?
Mark 9:41 - rewarded: the person who gives you water in My name will be r.
Matthew 10:42 - reward: anyone who gives my follower water will not lose his r.

10 In praying, should I keep praying until I get a definite answer, or should I only ask and leave the rest with God?
Luke 11:9 - ask, seek, knock, persist
Luke 21:33 - words: My w. will remain
Luke 22:42 - suffering: remove this cup of s., but Your will be done
Mark 13:31 - words: My w. will remain
Matthew 7:7 - ask, look, knock, persist
Matthew 24:35 - words: the w. I've said will never be destroyed
2 Timothy 1:12 - confidence: I know the one in whom I have placed my c.


262.18 VIRTUE AND UNDERSTANDING 

38 Any message for the group at this time?
Matthew 7:16 - fruit: you will know them by the f. they yield
Matthew 7:20 - fruit: you can tell each tree by its f.
Romans 14:13 - criticism and stumbling blocks
2 Timothy 1:12 - confidence: I know the One in whom I have place my c.


262.19 VIRTUE AND UNDERSTANDING

[Editor’s note: As presented in the original manuscript, 262-19 is muddled; parts of the outline are mixed with the questions and answers, and two Bible verses did not point to the intended paragraph. I have reordered the opening paragraphs, using Roman numerals for the outline and Arabic numbers elsewhere. I have also matched the verses to the appropriate paragraphs, which are numbered differently than in Miss Davis’ 1932 Index.]

VI The effect of virtue and understanding upon ourselves and others.
Luke 6:37 - judge not
Matthew 7:1-2 - judge not

7 I  would appreciate a message from the Master to guide me now in virtue and understanding.
James 1:12 - temptation's defeat
Revelation 2:10 - fear nothing that you are about to suffer

8 Through what source may I gain a greater understanding?
John 14:6 - I am the way

10 Is there a message for me regarding virtue and understanding?
1 Corinthians 13:2 - love/charity: but if I have no l./c., I am nothing

11 Please expand on the statement: "Truth is not learned, it is earned."
John 14:6 - I am the way

13 Am I pursuing the right course for my development?
Galatians 6:7 - sowing and reaping
1 John 1:5 - light: God is l.

14 Am I still on the straight and narrow path?
John 14:6 - I am the way
Luke 13:24 - strait of heaven
Matthew 7:14 - gate: the g. to God is narrow
Matthew 19:17 - good: only God is g.
Romans 8:16 - children: we are God's c.


262.20 VIRTUE AND UNDERSTANDING

7 What do you mean by the third eye, or spiritual eye?
Ecclesiastes 12:6 - silver cord
Luke 11:34 - eye is a lamp
Matthew 6:22 - eyes: your e. are windows into your body

8 We seek individual guidance and advice to help us cooperate and carry forward this work.
Galatians 6:9 - weary: may we never w. of doing what is right and good
2 Thessalonians 3:13 - weary: do not be w. in doing what is right

9 Any special message for the group?
Mark 9:41 - rewarded: the man who gives you water in My name will be r.
Matthew 10:42 - reward: anyone who gives my follower water will not lose his r.

 

262.21 FELLOWSHIP


4 Please give us the meditation for Fellowship
Psalm 8:1 - Lord...thy greatness is high above heaven itself
Psalm 8:9 - Lord...excellent is thy name in all the earth

5 Please outline the central thoughts and bases for Fellowship
2 Corinthians 12:9 - grace and weakness
Galatians 6:7 - sowing and reaping
Luke 6:31 - others: your treatment of o.
Luke 6:37 - judge not
Matthew 7:12 - religion: treat others the way you'd like to be treated
Matthew 25:40 - least: whatever you did for the l. of mine, you did it for me
Matthew 25:45 - least: whenever you failed the l. of mine, you failed me 


262.22 FELLOWSHIP

10 Oftentimes when I serve others unselfishly, they seem to use it for purely selfish purposes. Please advise.
Luke 5:31 – sick: the s. need a doctor
Luke 6:37 – judge not
Luke 15:4 – sheep: one lost s.
Luke 15:7 – sinner: one saved s.
Luke 17:17 – praise: one of ten p. Him
Mark 2:17 – the sick need a doctor
Matthew 7:1-2 – judge not
Matthew 9:12 – doctor: who needs a doctor, the healthy or sick
Matthew 18:12-13 – shepherd: God’s s. goes to look for that one lost sheep
Matthew 25:40 – least: whenever you did one of these things to the l. of mine, you did it to me
Matthew 25:45 – least: whenever you failed to help the l. of mine, you failed to do it for me
Philippians 2:5 – mind: be your m. like Christ 

11 Is there any message for me as secretary?
Hebrews 11:6 – faith rewarded
James 1:17 – gifts, no shadows

12 What is the extreme test of fellowship?
Luke 6:31 – others: your treatment of o.
Matthew 7:12 – religion: treat others as you would like to be treated


262.23 FELLOWSHIP

4 Prefatory comments
Exodus 3:14 - I am who I am
Ezekiel 36:28 - I will be your God
Jeremiah 7:23 - I will be your God
Jeremiah 11:4 - obey me
Jeremiah 30:22 - you will be my people
Leviticus 26:12 - I will be your God

8 What do the drops of blood mean that I saw in meditation?
Hebrews 9:22 - blood purge

12 When should we interpret our experiences as signs of development towards fellowship? 
Genesis 19:26 - Lot's wife
Luke 9:62 - back: don't look b.
Luke 17:32 - back: don't look b.
1 Timothy 5:8 - care: take c. of members of household of faith

 

262.24 PATIENCE

5 Please give us the meditation for Patience.
Luke - the whole book of Luke
Matthew 18:21-2 - forgive: how many times shall I f.
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.
2 Timothy 1:10 - grace: his g. is revealed by the appearance of our savior

7 Please outline the bases upon which we should begin our meditations and questions on patience.
Hebrews 12:1 - witnesses of our race
Luke - all of Luke

9 In learning the lesson of patience, how may we overcome the annoyances that harass our daily lives?
2 Corinthians 12:9 - grace and weakness
Ephesians 4:26 - anger
John 6:20 - fear not, it is I
John 14:18 - abandon: I will not a. you, I will return
Mark 6:50 - It's me. Don't be afraid.
Matthew 14:27 - afraid: I am the Living God, don't be a.
Romans 12:10 - love from the center of where you are

11 Why am I impatient, and what is the remedy?
Mark 15:29 - taunting crucified Jesus

12 What is the Master's definition of patience?
Luke - all of Luke

14 "All great things are slow of growth."
Isaiah 28:10 - precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 - snared and taken

16 "The offences committed through desire are more blamable than those  committed through anger."
Ephesians 4:26 - anger

18 Is there a message for the group?
2 Timothy 2:15 - worker: a w. who isn't ashamed to teach Truth correctly


262.25 PATIENCE

4 How may I live that I may, through patience, gain understanding?
2 Corinthians 6:2 - salvation and favor

5 Help me practice patience
Genesis 19:26 - Lot's wife
Luke 17:32 - look back: don't l. b.
Psalms 118:6 - side: the Lord is on my s.
Romans 8:31 - for: if God is f. us, who is against us

6 What do you mean by, "Be mad but sin not?"
Ephesians 4:26 - anger
Matthew 5:5 - meek: blessed are the m.
Matthew 5:8 - heart: blessed are the pure in h.

7 When I am patient, am I expressing: Possess ye your soul?
Luke 6:37 - judge not
Luke 21:19 - patience preserves your soul
Matthew 7:1-2 - judge not

9 How may I practice patience in all my work and under all conditions?
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.
Matthew 25:23 - servant: good and faithful s.

10 What time is referred to in, "...the coming of the Lord draws near?"
2 Corinthians 6:2 - salvation and favor
James 5:8 - patience
Matthew 25:40 - least: whenever you did one of these things to the l. of mine, you did it to me
Matthew 25:45 - least: whenever you failed to help the l. of mine, you failed to do it for me

11 How may I gain the patience I need to overcome my problems?
1 John 4:18 - love casts out fear

14 Why do I not experience joy and bliss, and overcome all disharmonies?
Proverbs 20:22 - vengeance: never promise yourself v.
Psalms 27:14 - wait on the Lord
Psalms 37:34 - wait on the Lord


262.26 PATIENCE

4 Prefatory remarks
2 Timothy 2:19 - foundation: God's firm f. stands
Hebrews 12:6 - God's discipline

7 Please provide a personal message regarding patience.
Luke 21:19 - patience preserves your soul
Philippians 2:5 - mind: be your m. like Christ

8 Same as 7
1 Corinthians 10:13 - temptation, testing
Philippians 3:14 - calling: high c. of God

9 Same as 7
Luke 14:28 - discipleship

10 Same as 7
Galatians 6:7 - sowing and reaping

11 Same as 7
Isaiah 28:10 - precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 - snared and taken
2 Peter 3:18 - grace: grow in g.

14 Same as 7
Colossians 4:2 - prayer
Mark 13:33 - prayer, watchfulness
Mark 14:38 - prayer, watchfulness; the spirit is willing…
Matthew 26:41 - spirit: s. is willing, flesh is weak

15 Same as 7
2 Timothy 1:12 - confidence: I know the one in whom I have placed my c.

17 Same as 7
James 1:12 - temptation's defeat
Revelation 2:10 - fear nothing that you are about to suffer

23 Same as 7
Hebrews 12:1 - witnesses of our race

24 Same as 7
Luke 21:19 - patience preserves your soul
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.
Matthew 25:23 - servant: good and faithful s.

25 Is there a message for me today?
Matthew 28:18 - authority: all a. in heaven and on earth has been given to me

26 How does tribulation work patience, as indicated in Romans 5:3?
1 Corinthians 15:50 - immortality
Deuteronomy 4:24 - jealous God
Hebrews 12:6 - God's discipline
Hebrews 12:29 - God is fire
Romans 5:3 - patience: tribulation produces p.

27 Is there a message about patience for me today?
Matthew 25: 21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.
Matthew 25:23 - servant: good and faithful s.


30 What is their attitude regarding this paper?
1 Corinthians 5:6 - leaven
Galatians 5:9 - leavening

31   Any specifics about the disaster predicted for the end of this month?
Matthew 24:34-36 - words: the w. I've said will never be destroyed
Revelation 3:3 - thief: I'll return when you least expect it; break into your life like a t.

 

262.27 THE OPEN DOOR

3 Provide a meditation for The Open Door
Genesis 49:10 - scepter of Judah

4   What should be the bases and fundamental thoughts for The Open Door?
Isaiah 28:10 - precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 - snared and taken


262.28 THE OPEN DOOR

4   Prefatory remarks
Revelation 3:20 - door: I stand at the d. and knock

5   Prefatory remarks
James 1:1 - servant of God
James 5:9 - complaining

7   Explain what you mean by, "Look not back.  Remember Lot's wife."
Genesis - 19:26 - Lot's wife
Luke 17:32 - look back: don't l. b.

8   What threatens to overcome me?
Genesis 19:26 - Lot's wife
Luke 17:32 - look back: don't l. b.

9   How can I contribute to this lesson?
Acts 10:38 - anointment of Jesus

13   Explain the shepherd images I saw during meditation.
John 8:28 - Myself, I do nothing
John 10:3 - sheep listen to His voice
John 10:16 - one flock, one Shepard
John 10:27 - sheep respond to My voice
John 14:6 - I am the way
Revelation 3:20 - door: I stand at the d. and knock


14   I would appreciate a message regarding The Open Door.
Isaiah 34:4 - God's anger
John 14: 4 - road I am on
John 14:23 - love, obey, we will dwell
John 14:26 - Comforter
John 15:27 - journey: witnesses from the beginning of the j.
Luke 21:33 - words: My w. will remain
Mark 13:31 - My words will remain
Matthew 11:29 - teaching (yoke): accept My t.
Matthew 24:35 - words: the w. I've said will never be destroyed
Revelation 6:14 - scroll: heaven departed as a s. rolled up

15   Can I redeem a lost opportunity?
Isaiah 1:18 - sins scarlet to white
Revelation 3:20 - door: I stand at the d. and knock

16   Please enlarge on the statement: "Through gratifying the desires of your flesh the door closes."
Mark 14:38 - prayer, watchfulness; the spirit is willing...
Matthew 26:41 - spirit: s. is willing, flesh is weak

17   How should we understand your statement, "The scepter has not departed from Israel."?
Genesis 32:24-30 - Jacob wrestles angel
Genesis 49:10 - scepter of Judah
Luke 3:8 - bearing fruit
Matthew 3:9 - stones: God could create descendants for Abraham from these s.

18   What is the relationship between Michael, the lord of the way, and Christ, the way?
Psalm 1:1 - ungodly: blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the u.


262.29 THE OPEN DOOR

6.   Prefatory remarks
1 John 2:1 - advocate: we have an a. who pleads our case

9.  What is the difference between Christ consciousness and Christ's Spirit?
Acts 1:11 - Jesus will come as certainly and mysteriously as he left
John 8:28 - Myself, I do nothing
John 14:10 - believe: do you not b. that I am in the Father 
John 14:18 - abandon: I will not a. you, I will return 
John 14:23 - love, obey, we will dwell
John 17:5 - glory: reveal my g. as I stand in your presence
Philippians 2:6 - exploited: He did not regard equality with God as something to be e.
Romans 8:16 - children: we are God's c.

10.   Why is Christ's spirit, and not the man, the door, the truth, the way?
Acts 10:38 - anointment of Jesus
Acts 17:28 - children: we are God’s c.
1 Corinthians 15:50 - immortality
Ephesians 6:13 - armor: put on God's complete a.
Hebrews 12:1 - witnesses of our race
James 1:22 - do what God's teaching says
James 5:12 - oaths unnecessary
John 16:33 - overcome: I have o. the world
Joshua 25:15 - ? No such verse.
Luke 3:22 - dove: the Holy Spirit came down to him in the form of a d.
Luke 11:2 - Lord's Prayer
Mark 1:11 - Beloved: you are my Son, the b.
Mark 9:7 - Son: this is my beloved S., listen to him
Matthew 3:17 - Son: this is my beloved S.
Matthew 5:37 - yes or no: just say y. or n.
Matthew 6:10 - kingdom: Your k. come, Your will be done
Matthew 12:18 - judge: he will j. the nations
Matthew 17:5 - Son: this is my own dear S., listen to him
2 Peter 1:17 - Son: this is my S., whom I love, and in whom I delight
2 Peter 3:18 - grace: grow in g.
Revelation 3:20 - door: I stand at the d. and knock
Romans 8:16 - children: we are God's c.

11.   What causes fear and how can we conquer fear?
John 15:13 - love: there is no greater l. than this
Luke 6:41-2 - speck: why focus on the s. in your brother's eye
Luke 12:30 - needs: Father knows all your n.
Luke 21:33 - words: My w. will remain
Mark 9:47 - eye: if your e. leads you astray, pluck it out
Mark 13:31 - My words will remain
Matthew 5:29 - eye: if your e. causes you to lust
Matthew 6:8 - pray simply, Father knows needs
Matthew 6:32 - needs: Father knows all your n.
Matthew 7:3-5 - splinter: why do you see the s. in your brother's or sister's eye
Matthew 18:9 - eye: if your e. always focuses on things that cause you to sin
Matthew 24:35 - words: the w. I've said will never be destroyed
Romans 14:8 - belong: whether we live or die, we b. to the Lord

13.   Is there a message for the group?
1 Corinthians 6:19 - body: your b. is not your own
Galatians - 6:2 bear others' burdens
Habakkuk 2:20 - silence: the Lord is in his holy temple
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.
Romans 12:1 - sacrifice: present your bodies as a living s.


262.30 THE OPEN DOOR

5   303
Galatians 6:9- weary: may we never w. of doing what is good and right
2 Thessalonians 3:13 - weary: do not w. in doing what is right

6   295
John 14:21 - love: those who love Me will do what I have commanded
Matthew 11:30 - yoke: My y. is easy

7   341
John 1:45 - Messiah: we have found the M.

8   379
Isaiah 28:10 - precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 - snared and taken

9   560
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.

11   404
Romans 14:13 - criticism and stumbling blocks

12   288
1 John 3:8 - Devil: if you live a sinful life you belong to the D.
Luke 22:42 - suffering: remove; but Your will be done

16   69's husband
2 Timothy 1:12 - confidence: I know the one in whom I have placed my c.

17   69
Mark 4:39 - rebuked: Jesus r. the wind

18   Please explain what you mean by the secret place of the Most High.
Psalms 91:1 - refuge: he who takes r. in the shelter of the Most High

19   Please explain the neaning of, "Many shall come in my name, saying, 'I am Christ.'"
Acts 1:11 - Jesus will come as certainly and mysteriously as he left
2 John 1:7 - antichrist: this is an imposter and an a.
Luke 21:8 - deceivers: watch out for the doomsday d.
Mark 13:22 - Christs: false C. and false prophets shall rise
Matthew 24:24 - Messiahs: there will appear false M. and false prophets

20   Is there a message for 462?
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.
Matthew 25:23 - servant: good and faithful s.
Philippians 3:14 - calling: high c. of God

21   Compilers
Luke 21:19 - patience preserves your soul

 

262.31 IN HIS PRESENCE

5     Please suggest the central thoughts and ideas for In His Presence
Deuteronomy 6:4 - one: the Lord our God is o. Lord 
Mark 12:29 - one: the Lord is o. Lord
Luke 6:37-8 - judge not (implied)


6     Please suggest ways to help us perform our work as light-bringers
Matthew 7:1-2 - judge not
Luke 6:37-38 - judge not
Mark 4:24 - give: as you g., so you will receive 
Psalms 8:5 - lower than the angels
Hebrews 2:7-9 - lower than the angels


8     Please explain: "In that thou hast seen a light, be not dismayed." [262.30.20]
Psalms 91:11 - angels: God commands his a. to protect you
Luke 4:10 - angels: God will send his a.
Matthew 4:6 - Devil said, if you are the Son of God, jump 
John 12:32 - lifted: I, l. up, draw all to Me 
John 14:18 - abandon not, return



262.32 IN HIS PRESENCE

5   Am I entitled to a place in His presence?
2 Peter 3:9 – promise: the Lord isn’t slow to keep his p.
Matthew 25:40 – least: whenever you did one of these things to the l. of mine, you did it to me
Matthew 25:45 – least: whenever you failed to help the l. of mine, you failed to do it for me
Romans 8:16 – children: we are God’s c.


6   Help me to help others find a place In His Presence
James 2:17 – faith: f. by itself is dead
James 2:20 – faith: f. that does nothing is worth nothing
James 2:26 – faith: f. is dead without good works
2 Timothy 2:15 – worker: a w. who isn’t ashamed to teach Truth correctly
Acts 17:27-28 – seek: that they should s. the Lord
John 4:18 – love casts out fear
John 14:26 – Comforter


7   Help me to more fully realize In His Presence
Hebrews 11:6 – faith rewarded


10   What is the connection between the first and second dream?
Deuteronomy 6:4 – one: the Lord our God is o. Lord
Mark 12:29 – one: the Lord is o. Lord
Exodus 3:14 – I am who I am


13   Give an individual message on the lesson to each of the following: 404
Proverbs 27:19 – heart: your h. reflects your character


17   307
Luke 8:18 – listen: Be careful therefore how you l. 
Luke 19:26 – given: even more will be g.
Mark 4:25 – understanding: those who have u. will be given more
Matthew 13:12 – given: to one who has it, it will be g.
Matthew 25:29 – given: those who use well what they are g.
Luke 11:9 – ask, seek, knock, persist
Matthew 7:7 – ask, look, knock, persist
2 Peter 3:18 – grace, grow in


18   538
Matthew 25:21 – servant: a good and trustworthy s.
John 14:21 – love: those who love Me will do what I have commanded
Matthew 11:30 – yoke: My y. is easy
 


19   294
2 Timothy 1:12 – confidence: I know the one in whom I have placed my c.


20   379
Luke 3:17 – chaff: the c. he will burn
Matthew 3:12 – chaff: he will burn up the c.


21   341
2 Timothy 2:15 – worker: a w. who isn’t ashamed to teach Truth correctly
Matthew 28:20 – teach: t. them to obey all I’ve commanded you


22   295
James 5:12 – oaths unnecessary
Matthew 5:37 – yes or no: say just y. or n. 


24   288
2 Timothy 2:15 – worker: a w. who isn’t ashamed to teach Truth correctly


262.33 IN HIS PRESENCE

7   Please describe further how we may prepare to abide in his presence
Philippians 2:5 – mind: be your m. like Christ
John 14:26 – Comforter
Matthew 6:27-31 – wear: what shall we w.
Luke 21:19 – patience preserves your soul
Luke 22:61 – deny: you will d. me three times
Luke 19:5-6 – Zacchaeus: Jesus invites himself to Z’s. home
Psalms 23:4 – protection and guidance
Psalms 139:8 - You are there
John 14:21 - love: those who love Me will do what I have commanded
Matthew 28:20 - teach: t. them to obey all I've commanded you
Matthew 25:40 – least: whenever you did one of these things to the l. of mine, you did it to  me
Matthew 25:45 – least: whenever you failed to help the l. of mine, you failed to do it for me


8   The group needs strength and power. May we have the kind of instructions that  Christ gave the Disciples: what should  we do to receive this power?
Acts 4:12 - salvation: only Jesus has the power to save
Luke 22:42 – suffering: remove; but Your will be done
Mark 14:38 – prayer, watchfulness; the spirit is willing…
Matthew 26:41 – spirit: s. is willing, flesh is weak


262.34 IN HIS PRESENCE/THE CROSS AND THE CROWN

7   Please interpret the dream message, "It is time for you to take the Holy Grail."
1 Corinthians 11:24-29 – remembrance: in r. of me 
Mark 14:22-24 – body: Take. Eat. This is my b.
Matthew 26:26-28 – body: take, eat; this is my b.


9   What fundamental thoughts should we present in The Cross and the Crown?
1 Corinthians 2:2 – attention: pay a. to only one thing



262.35 THE CROSS AND THE CROWN

12   You will walk no more with this thought or else say as Peter
John 6:68 - eternal: Your words bring e. life


262.36 THE CROSS AND THE CROWN

3   Son of man needed to enter the world for the sake of human understanding
1 John 3:8 -  Devil: if you live a sinful life you belong to the D.

7   first sign that you have met the cross
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.

9   spending your life in the way that He would have you do
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.

15   The paper, "Present World Conditions"
Luke 11:9 - ask, seek, knock, persist
Matthew 7:7 - ask, look, knock, persist
Matthew 25:21 - servant: a good and trustworthy s.

17    any of the presented forms of truth in the earth comes at last to the cross
R2 - Through His various lifetimes He overcame the world
Romans 8:28 - happens: all that h. to us is working for our good
Luke 15:18 - sin: I’ve sinned against heaven and you


262.37 THE CROSS AND THE CROWN

4   Please explain, "Ye may be known by the name He has given."
Acts 4:12 - salvation: only Jesus has the power to save

8   [69]
Luke 12:48 - punishment: anyone who is not aware that he is doing wrong will be punished only lightly

13   [294]
James 1:12 - temptation’s defeat

22   [307]
James 1:12 - temptation’s defeat

25   Any other message at this time?
Ephesians 5:19 - joy; express your j. in singing
Colossians 3:16 - word: let the w. of Christ dwell in you


262.38 THE CROSS AND THE CROWN/GOD IS ONE

3   EC's comments on The Cross and the Crown
John 8:32 - truth: you will know the t., and that t. will set you free
John 3:16 - God loved the world in this way
Isaiah 28:10 – precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 – snared and taken
2 Peter 3:18 – grace: grow in g.

 


262.39 GOD IS ONE


4   Are any of these subjects the best for an open meeting?
Luke 17 - The entire chapter: Jesus' return (not reproduced here)
Revelation – The entire book (not reproduced here)

6   What is the meaning of: "He that findeth his life shall lose it..."
Matthew 10:39 – finding life, losing life
Luke 17:33 – losing life, gaining life 

7   What did Jesus mean by "The first shall be last and the last shall be first."?
Luke 13:30 – last: those who are l. will be first
Matthew 20:16 - first: the last shall be f.
Mark 10:31 – many that are first shall be last
Matthew 19:30 – first: many that are f. shall be last

 

 

262.40 GOD IS ONE


10   Who was I talking to, lately, and why am I experiencing this?
John 6:20 – fear not, it is I
Mark 6:50 – afraid; It’s me. Don’t be a.
Matthew 14:27 – afraid: I am the Living God, do not be a.
Hebrews 13:2 – strangers: welcome strangers into your home

12   Who is talking?
Luke 11:9 – ask, seek, knock, persist
Matthew 7:7 – ask; seek; knock; persist

14   Why did I see a sphere floating over my head?
Luke 11:33 – lamp: no one lights a lamp and hides it
Mark 4:21 – lamp: do you hide a l. under a bowl
Matthew 5:15 – light: the l. illumines the entire house

16   From what are we saved?
Acts 4:12 – salvation: only Jesus has the power to save

 

 

262.41 GOD IS ONE

 

8   What do you mean by "It is I" and the "Time is near at hand"?
John 6:20 – fear not, it is I 
Mark 6:50 – afraid; It’s me. Don’t be a. 
Matthew 14:27 – afraid: I am the Living God, do not be a.

12   May I receive a message on The Lord Thy God Is One?
2 Timothy 2:15 – worker: a w. who isn’t ashamed to teach Truth correctly
2 Corinthians 12:9 – grace and weakness 
1 Thessalonians 5:22 – evil: flee from every e. matter

 

 

262.42 GOD IS ONE

EC offered all the following comments in response to GC's request for "such counsel and further treatment of the lesson as the group needs."


5 
Matthew 12:36 – careless words will haunt you

7 
Matthew 25:21 – servant: a good and trustworthy s. 

11 
Hebrews 11:6 – faith rewarded

12 
1 Chronicles 22:16 – work: get to w., and may the Lord be with you 
Colossians 3:16 – word: let the w. of Christ dwell in you
Ephesians 5:19 – joy; express your j. in singing

13 
1 Corinthians10:26 – earth: the e. and all that is in it belong to the Lord 
1 Corinthians10:28 – conscience: for the sake of the man who told you, and of his c. 
Psalms 24:1 – earth: the e. is the Lord’s

17 
John 14:18 – abandon not, return 
1 John 5:3 – love: here is what it means to l. God

18 
Revelation 3:20 – door: I stand at the d. and knock

19 
John 14:20 – one: I am o. with the Father

 

 

262.43 LOVE

4   Please give us the affirmation for the lesson, Love
John 14:18 – abandon not, return 
John 14:21 – love: those who love Me will do what I have commanded
Philippians 4:7 – peace which surpasses human understanding


262.44 LOVE

EC allowed no questions.  The reading was his comments on the group's spiritual state.
8 
John 3:16 – God loved the world in this way 
John 14:2 – house: my Father’s h. has room to spare

11 
John 8:32 – truth: and you will know the t., and that t. will set you free

15 
Luke 4:8 – worship: you will w. the Lord and serve him only 
Mark 8:3 – hungry: I should not send them home h.
Matthew 4:10 – Worship only the Lord God. Obey only him
Matthew 6:23 – light: if the light in you [your conscience] is darkened

16 
Ephesians 6:11 – armor: put on all of God’s a. 
Ephesians 6:13 – armor: put on God’s complete a. 
2 Peter 3:9 – promise: the Lord isn’t slow to keep his p.

18 
Luke 21:9 – wars and uprisings: routine history and no sign of the end
Matthew 5:40 – shirt: if someone sues you for your shirt, give up your coat as well 
Matthew 25:45 – least: whenever you failed to help the l. of mine, you failed to do it for me

19 
Philippians 4:7 – peace which surpasses human understanding

20 
John 14:2 – house: my Father’s h. has room to spare 
1 John 5:3 – love: here is what it means to l. God

21 
John 14:7 – know: if you k. Me, you k. the Father


262.45 LOVE

9   You may find what you seek in calming words
Mark 9:41 – rewarded: the man who gives you water in my name will be r. 
Matthew 10:42 -  reward: anyone who gives my follower water will not lose his r.

10   You may find what you seek by working with your hands
Ecclesiastes 9:10 – work mightily during life 
Matthew 25:40 – least: whenever you did one of these things to the l. of mine, you did it to me 
Matthew 25:45 – least: whenever you failed to help the l. of mine, you failed to do it for me

15   The blood of Jesus Christ cleanses from all sin
Hebrews 9:22 – blood purge 
Romans 5:11 – brag: Jesus Christ lets us continue to b. about God

19   There were two more present than messages were given.
Matthew 7:6 – swine: pearls before s.

20   Any messages for the group as a whole?
1 Corinthians 13 – All of Chapter 13
Luke 11:9 – ask, seek, knock, persist
Luke 19:40 – stones: if my followers didn’t say them, these s. would shout them



262.46 LOVE

6   Prefatory remarks
John 14:18 – orphans: I will not abandon you as o.

8   Prefatory remarks
Luke 8:8 – ears: if you have e., hear my meaning 
Luke 14:35 – salt: flavorless s. is fit for nothing 
Mark 4:9 – hear: he that has ears to h., let him h.
Mark 4:23 – ears: listen, then, if you have e.
Mark 7:16 – ears: if you have e., then listen
Matthew 11:15 – ears: he who has e. for the truth, let him hear
Matthew 13:9  – ears: listen, then, if you have e. to hear
Matthew 13:43 – approval: the people who have God’s a. will shine like the sun

9   Prefatory remarks
Proverbs 23:7 – selfish: s. people are always worrying about how much the food costs
James 5:12 – oaths unnecessary
Matthew 5:37 – yes or no: say just y. or n. 

12   Please give a definition for, "God so loved the world as to give His only begotten son."
John 3:16 - God loved the world in this way
John 10:10 – life: I have come in order that you might have l. 
Hebrews 5:8 – suffered: He learned obedience through what He s.
John 10:1 – the person who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in some other way, is a thief and a robber
Matthew 10:24 – disciple: no d. is greater than his master
Acts 17:28 – children: we are God’s c. 

13   What are "the children of light?"
John 1:1 – Word/Christ: Before anything else existed, there was C.
Genesis 1:3 – light: the light shall be, and the l. was
John 10:3 – sheep listen to His voice 
John 10:27 – sheep respond to My voice

14   Please give us a personal message
Luke 9:62 – look back: don’t l. b. 
1 Timothy 5:8 – care: take c. of members of household of faith

15   When will the promise be fulfilled?
John 6:20 – fear not, it is I 
Mark 6:50 – afraid; It’s me. Don’t be a. 
Matthew 14:27 – afraid: I am the Living God, do not be a.

16   How may I make myself more open?
Matthew 6:6 – pray: p. in private, be rewarded in public

17   May I have a message on the lesson?
John 14:21 – love: those who l. Me will do what I have commanded

18   Why do records entities are making come constantly to me, and a desire to know more about them?
Acts 17:28 – children: we are God’s c. 
Luke 2:19 – pondered: Mary kept all these things, and p. them in her heart 
Philippians 3:14 – calling: the high c. of God

20   Any message for the group as a whole?
1 Thessalonians 5:22 – evil: flee from every e. matter
2 Timothy 2:15 – worker: a w. who isn’t ashamed to teach Truth correctly



262.47 LOVE

Edgar Cayce gave each person a message to aid them in this lifetime 

6   
Galatians 6:9 – weary: may we never w. of doing what is good and right
2 Thessalonians 3:13 – weary: do not be w. in doing what is right

8   
2 Timothy 2:15 – worker: a w. who isn’t ashamed to teach Truth correctly

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Matthew 25:40 – least: whenever you did one of these things to the l. of mine, you did it to me
Matthew 25:45 – least: whenever you failed to help the l. of mine, you failed to do it for me

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Matthew 25:21 – servant: a good and trustworthy s.
Matthew 25:23 – servant: good and faithful s.

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Luke 17:32 – don’t look back
1 John 5:3 – love: here is what it means to l. God
John 14:21 – love: those who love Me will do what I have commanded

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1 Thessalonians 5:22 – evil: flee from every e. matter
2 Timothy 2:15 – worker: a w. who isn’t ashamed to teach Truth correctly
Romans 14:16 – evil: don’t allow what you think is good to ·become what others say is e.

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John 14:1 – troubled: do not let your heart be t.

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Romans 11:33 – depth: the d. of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God
1 Thessalonians 2:19 – proud: you are ones of whom we are p.

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Luke 12:48 – punishment: anyone who is not aware that he is doing wrong will be punished only lightly
Philippians 3:14 – calling: the high c. of God

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Isaiah 28:10 – precept upon precept
Isaiah 28:13 – snared and taken

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Matthew 5:16 – light: let your l. shine before others
John 14:21 – love: those who love Me will do what I have commanded
Matthew 22:37-39 – love: l. the Lord your God with all your heart
Luke 10:27 – love: l. the Lord your God with all your…
Mark 12:30-31 – love: love the Lord your God with all your heart

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Luke 11:9 – ask, seek, knock, persist
Matthew 7:7 – ask; seek; knock; persist
Isaiah 55:8-9 – intentions: my i. are not always yours

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Matthew 7:12 – religion: treat others as you would like to be treated
Proverbs 23:7 – selfish: s. people are always worrying about how much the food costs

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Proverbs 7:15 – wise too late
1 John 5:3 – love: here is what it means to l. God

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Psalms 103:13 – fear: the Lord loves and pities those who f. Him
John 4:35 – harvesting: the fields are ready for h. now
Luke 10:2 – harvest: there are many people to h.
Matthew 9:37 – harvest: the h. is large, but the workers are few
Revelation 2:10 – fear nothing that you are about to suffer
Isaiah 13:6 – terror: scream in t., for the Lord’s time has come
Joel 1:15 – destruction: as a d. from the Almighty shall it come 
Zephaniah 1:7 – sacrifice: the Lord has prepared a s.


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Matthew 7:16 – fruit: you will know them by the f. they yield
Matthew 7:20 – fruit: you can tell each tree by its f. 



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