From Bethlehem to Calvary by Alice A. Bailey

By Alice A. Bailey

*The books of Alice A. Bailey, written in cooperation with a Tibetan instructor among 1919-1949, represent a continuation of the Ageless Wisdom--a physique of esoteric educating passed down from precedent days in a kind that's constantly appropriate to every interval. meant to precede and the arriving period, the Alice A. Bailey writings supply an exceptional non secular method of such matters because the instructing on Shamballa and the trail of non secular evolution; the non secular Hierarchy; the recent discipleship and coaching in meditation as a kind of carrier; the educating at the seven rays and the recent psychology of the soul; the educating on esoteric astrology; and the recent global faith, which emphasizes the typical thread of fact linking all of the significant international faiths. In her foreword to this publication, the writer feedback, The unsleeping evocation of the Christ lifestyles within the human middle and our quick integration into the dominion of God are the speedy initiatives forward, embodying our accountability, chance and future. The 5 expansions of awareness wherein this integration and evocation continue are essentially portrayed the following because the correspondences of the 5 climaxing reports of the grasp Jesus in the course of His existence in Palestine. those are the 5 initiations often called the start, Baptism, Transfiguration, Crucifixion, Resurrection and Ascension. via those 5 phases at the approach, we stick to the grasp from Bethlehem to Calvary. whereas those initiations are popularly identified via the Christian terminology, in the adventure of the non secular Hierarchy the fourth and 5th initiations are often called the initiation of Renunciation and the initiation of Revelation. The crucifixion adventure of the grasp Jesus concerned Him within the nice renunciation of His personal soul, with a ensuing revelation within the mild of the religious Triad. those reviews are either symbolic and real, environment guideposts alongside the way in which of the disciple. a few realizing of those Mysteries published through the Christ and the grasp Jesus, as They exemplified the adventure of the human soul during the 5 levels of its non secular trip, might be beneficial to person guy dealing with the mammoth span of an identical five-fold adventure. this can be most likely the issue of maximum price and repair to the aspirant, environment his ft at the course of go back; that the adventure of the grasp Jesus, together with that of the Crucifixion, the good Renunciation, displays throughout the lives of all humans. during the divine existence in us, and because the Christ precept unfolds in our center and cognizance, the sons of fellows stroll the way in which of the move finally to develop into soul-illumined Sons of God. understanding anything of these items, conscious of the non secular trip prior to all males from level to level at the course of Initiation, a precise provider opens prior to the aspirant. provider needs to extend and show itself on broader and extra inclusive strains, and we needs to learn how to function Christ served, to like all males as He enjoyed them and, through the efficiency of our religious power and the standard of our provider, stimulate all we meet so they can also serve and love and turn into individuals of the dominion ...the name is for sane and common women and men who can understand the location, face what has to be performed, after which supply their lives to expressing for the area the traits of the voters of the dominion of Souls; love, knowledge, silence, non- separativeness and freedom.

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This is apparent in the Gospel story. [41] To Netnews Homepage Previous Last updated Monday, July 6, 1998 Next Index Table of Contents © 1998 Netnews Association. All rights reserved. html (2 of 2) [02/03/2008 08:50:54] Alice Bailey - From Bethlehem to Calvary - II - The First Initiation - The Birth at Bethlehem To Netnews Homepage Previous Next Index Table of Contents From Bethlehem to Calvary - Chapter Two - The First Initiation - The Birth at Bethlehem II. Before we take up a definite consideration of these great initiations, it might be of value to touch upon one or two points in connection with the subject as a whole.

Faith in man's responsiveness to the experiment! Faith that the vision given will be transmuted or developed into experience! Such was the faith of God in humanity. The Christian faith, in spite of dogma and doctrine, and in spite of the distortions of the academic theologian and the impositions of a few unintelligent churchmen, has brought together God and man, blended in the Christ, and so presented the truth that each human being can also have faith to venture the experiment and undergo the experience.

He was set apart, or set Himself apart (as do all awakened sons of God) for the work of redemption. He came to feed the hungry, and in this connection two verses in the Bible convey light upon His task and its preparation. " (St. ) This was the destiny awaiting Him when He came to the Birth in Bethlehem. Then He entered upon the career which eventually "bruised" Him and led Him to his death. To Netnews Homepage Previous Last updated Monday, July 6, 1998 Next Index Table of Contents © 1998 Netnews Association.

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