Signs and symbols illustrated and explained, 12 lectures


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Página 101 - As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord.
Página 72 - THE Lord descended from above, And bowed the heavens most high ; And underneath his feet he cast The darkness of the sky. 2 On cherub and on cherubim, Full royally, he rode ; And on the wings of mighty winds Came flying all abroad.
Página 206 - Even he that leadeth an uncorrupt life : and doeth the thing which is right, and speaketh the truth from his heart.
Página 118 - Hive la an emblem of industry, and recommends the practice of that virtue to all created beings, from the highest seraph in heaven to the lowest reptile of the dust. It teaches us, that as we came into the world rational and intelligent beings, so we should ever be industrious ones, never sitting down contented while our fellow creatures around us are in want, when it is in our power to relieve them without inconvenience to ourselves.
Página 177 - And He brought me to the door of the court ; and when I looked, behold a hole in the wall.
Página 110 - And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof dark ; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light. All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over thee, and set darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord God.
Página 35 - And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place: and I knew it not. And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.
Página 204 - These rulers and governors, supreme and subordinate, of the ancient Lodge, are to be obeyed in their respective stations by all the brethren, according to the Old Charges and regulations, with all humility, reverence, love, and alacrity.
Página 33 - a Brahmana, beginning and ending- a lecture of the Veda, or the recital of any holy strain, must always pronounce to himself the syllable OM ; for unless the syllable Om precede, his learning will slip away from him; and unless it follow, nothing will be retained; or that syllable being prefixed to the several names of worlds, denotes that the seven worlds are manifestations of the power, signified by that syllable.
Página 7 - ... &c. So, in like manner, the Holy Prophets call kings and empires by the names of the heavenly luminaries : their misfortunes and overthrow are represented by eclipses and extinction...

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