[gthomas] the DOMAIN of HEAVEN is like... margariths
>Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 22:28:08 -0800joe
>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:
>> 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."
>> 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,