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[gthomas] the DOMAIN of HEAVEN is like... margariths

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  • joseph baxter
    ... joe
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 19, 1999
      >Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 22:28:08 -0800
      >To: Harold Helm <sundance@...>
      >From: joseph baxter <joseph@...>
      >Subject: Re: the DOMAIN of HEAVEN is like... margariths
      >At 10:33 AM 11/19/99 , Harold wrote:
      >>[76] Jesus said, "The kingdom of the Father is like a
      >>merchant who had a consignment of merchandise and who
      >>discovered a pearl. That merchant was shrewd. He sold
      >>the merchandise and bought the pearl alone for himself.
      >>You too, seek his unfailing and enduring treasure where
      >>no moth comes near to devour and no worm destroys."
      >>[114] For every woman who will make herself male will enter
      >>the kingdom of heaven."
      >>What is [that-pearl alone] that is found by the GOT community?
      >76 has its parallel in 8.
      >And he said, The person is like a wise fisherman who cast his net into the
      >sea and drew it up from
      >the sea full of little fish. Among them the wise fisherman discovered a
      >fine large fish. He threw all the
      >little fish back into the sea, and easily chose the large fish.
      >114 has a rounder expression in 22
      > . . . . Jesus said to them, "When you make the two into one, and when
      > you make the inner like the outer
      >and the outer like the inner, and the upper like the lower, and when you
      >make male and female into a
      >single one, so that the male will not be male nor the female be female . .
      >. .
      > Making the inner like the outer is reminiscent of the child.
      >46 Jesus said, "From Adam to John the Baptist, among those born of women,
      >no one is so much
      >greater than John the Baptist that his eyes should not be averted.
      >But I have said that whoever among you becomes a child will recognize the
      >kingdom and will
      >become greater than John."
      >The child too is a stage ahead of male and female identity. The world as
      >we know it.
      >We regard childhood as a pearl.
      >While the child is not the kingdom, the child recognizes the kingdom.
      >With kind regards,

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