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THE SUN-DWELLERS' RECEPTION OF THE LORD. HIS WORDS TO THE SUN-SAGE. MEEKNESS, THE MEANS OF REDEMPTION FROM THE STATE OF A CREATURE. LIGHT BURDEN OF THE NEW RULES OF LIFE.
183,1. Now I step forward, still surrounded by Chanchah, Gella, and the three sundaughters, who have together had a lively discussion about this world. As I appear, the sage and all the people in and outside the dwelling, prostrate themselves before Me and praise Me out loud.
183,2. (The sun community): "Hail and glory to You, the Inscrutable, the Eternal, the Infinite! Accept our deepest gratitude for this inconceivably great grace that You have honored us little worms of this sun, a mere particle of dust, with Your visible presence!
183,3. There is quite an unseemly desire stirring in our hearts, namely, that it would be utter bliss if from now on You would stay with us forever. But all we can do is give vent to this yearning in our hearts before You, the Most Holy.
183,4. O You, Whose feet are too holy to tread this unworthy ground, You will surely forgive us this unreasonable desire. But if You, Most Holy, deem us worthy to speak to us a few words of life, we beg You from the depths of our hearts to bestow this grace upon us. However, Your most holy will be done!"
183,5. (To this most humble address, I reply): "Rise, My dear children, and listen to Me, the eternal Father of Infinity, Who is your Father and the Father of myriads of your brothers and sisters who have come forth from Me to dwell in the infinite spaces and witness that I am their Father from eternity."
183,6. (Says Uron, the sage): "O Lord, Lord, our eyes are much too unworthy to gaze upon Your inconceivably holy countenance! Therefore, allow us to remain in this position, which, I think, is much more appropriate for worms like us before the infinite, almighty Creator."
183,7. (Say I): "Dear little children, meekness is the foremost and greatest virtue of every human heart, but it must not be exaggerated, just like any other rule of life.
183,8. That I am the Creator and you the created beings is a necessity for both sides, and it is a fact that cannot possibly be changed, even not for Me. If I want created beings, I have to create them the way I want them, and no creature can be asked beforehand whether and under what conditions it wants to be created. It depends on Me alone how I want a creature to be.
183,9. Therefore, since the creature is a necessity of My will, and since, on the other hand, My will as the basis for a creature's coming into existence and being, also, a necessity for the creature - in this particular point, neither the Creator nor the creature have any special advantage one over the other. Just as I, the Creator, am a necessity for the created being, the latter is a necessity as a point of support of My will.
183,10. However, the situation changes considerably when the Creator wants His creatures to become free beings of independent strength and power similar to Himself. For then, the creature enters quite a different sphere of life. Through the free, living, powerful Word, the Creator provides the created being with a power of its own. By diligently and actively tending this, the created being can develop it to full maturity within itself and thus become a free being of independent power.
183,11. Only then does true meekness arise, being the sole means by which the created being can completely extricate itself from the compulsion exercised by the Creator. Then it is able to stand before Me, the Creator, as an independently living, mighty being, as if it were My second self. However, this essential meekness must still not be exaggerated, but must be just as I, a Master of all life, demand it; otherwise, it would not achieve its purpose.
183,12. Therefore, rise now, all of you, and look at Me. Only then shall I be able to give you the true words of life."
183,13. Following My words, they all rise to their feet, and Uron, the sage, speaks as follows:
183,14. (Uron): "Brothers and sisters, we have now all risen to our feet and are facing the Lord. Bear in mind Who He is before Whom we are now standing, and comprehend it in the depths of your hearts!
183,15. He is the Lord, the most holy, primordial Spirit of God, the almighty Creator of the infinite heavens, of all the angels, the worlds, human, and all other beings. He, the Most Holy, the Most Sublime, told us to rise before Him, and we did this with the greatest awe.
183,16. He promised us further words of life, and we have every reason to look forward to them, knowing that from Him, the very origin of life, we could not possibly expect anything but words of life.
183,17. So rejoice with me, for the Lord will speak to us words of life, words of freedom, almighty words toward a complete transformation from our state of created beings under compulsion. Therefore, open your ears and your hearts wide so that you do not miss any one of such most holy words as have never been heard in this world.
183,18. O Lord, Most Holy One, our hearts are prepared! We now beg You for the promised words, full of life and divine might and power, if it is Your holy will, which shall be praised forever!"
183,19. (Say I): "My beloved Uron, verily, verily, your heart gives My heart great joy! Therefore, you and your people shall receive great joy for your hearts. This joy will remain with you forever and no one will be able to take it from you.
183,20. Of this you may be assured if you will adopt My teaching as well as the teaching of these, My children and messengers. This will be all the easier for you, as in the wisdom of My justice, you surpass anyway all the other peoples by far.
183,21. My teaching is easy enough to follow, for I, as the Creator, know best what all of you need, and what, considering your nature, would be easiest for you to observe in order to achieve your deliverance. So do not be afraid of the new burden I am going to put onto your shoulders. I assure you, it will be light and gentle enough!
183,22. The teaching I now give you is in short, as follows: Love Me, your Lord, God, and Father, with all your strength and, also, love each other.
183,23. Everyone of you should endeavor in My name to be of service to the other. No one should think himself better than his brother or sister. Thus, it will be easy for you to become My beloved children, and remain so forever.
183,24. Preserve also your former moral purity. Far be it from you to indulge in the lust of the flesh to which you were led by the deceit of an evil spirit only recently. Procreate in the ancient, proper, spiritual way, which was implanted in your will and not in your flesh.
183,25. Carnal procreation through natural cohabitation would also be possible for you, and you could thus beget children of the flesh and children of the world. But what good would it do you? You would only breed for yourselves thieves, robbers, and murderers, who would soon become more powerful than you and make you slaves of their evil desires. Therefore, take all care to protect your flesh from such evil and do not touch your daughters through whom you would be bringing true devils into the world. If you observe this, it will be quite easy for you to attain to My sonship.
183,26. But should you continue to lust in your flesh and that of your daughters, you would soon lose your power of spiritual procreation. Instead of your present light, etheric body, you would receive a coarse, heavy, ugly body, plagued by diseases, in which the immortal spirit would be able to move only with great effort. In addition, you would have to suffer death, which as yet you have not experienced at all.
183,27. Therefore, do keep to your former moral purity, and practice from now on spiritual procreation. For what the living spirit begets, remains life, which does not know death, whilst what the dead flesh begets, stays dead and has great difficulty in gaining life, for the root of the flesh is death.
183,28. As unlikely as a living branch grafted upon a withered stick will bring forth life will this be the case with a living spirit in the dead flesh.
183,29. Your will, too, would be weakened so that you could not depend on it alone to tend your gardens and till the soil. In that case, you would have to be satisfied with those plants only that grow from seeds and you would not be able, as at present, to constantly reap ripe food from the soil of your earth, but would have to wait anxiously and often impatiently for the time when one or the other fruit had ripened.
183,30. It would be similar with the building of your dwellings. The building materials would then be hard, heavy and brittle, and you would be unable to make them pliable, light and durable by the power of your will.
183,31. Thus, it now makes you happy that you are able to make visible contact with your departed brothers - that you can see them, speak with them, and even caress them. If you continued to live in your errors, all this would become impossible for you.
183,32. However, if you live in accordance with My teaching in the future, you will not only retain all your great privileges, but you will gain additional ones, the advantages of which will be so great that you, at this stage, could not comprehend them at all.
183,33. I have now told you all that you have to do. It is now up to you to accept it and act accordingly.
183,34. Ask your hearts and tell Me honestly what you intend to do. I give you complete freedom of decision, and I will not even look into your minds so that you can make that decision without the least interference."
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