UT Chapter 20

The Promise of the Resurrection

T 20 A. Introduction

This is Palm Sunday, the celebration of victory, and the ACCEPTANCE of the truth. Let us not spend this holy week brooding on the crucifixion of God’s Son, but happily in the celebration of his RELEASE. For Easter is the sign of peace, not pain. A slain Christ has no meaning. But a RISEN Christ becomes the symbol of the Son of God’s forgiveness upon HIMSELF; the sign he looks upon himself as healed and whole.

T 20 B. Holy Week

T 20 B 1. This week begins with palms and ends with lilies, the white and holy sign the Son of God is innocent. Let no dark signs of crucifixion intervene between the journey and its purpose; between the ACCEPTANCE of the truth and its EXPRESSION

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T 20 D. Sin as an Adjustment

T 20 D 1. The belief in sin is an ADJUSTMENT. And an adjustment is a CHANGE, a shift in perception, or a belief that what was so before has been made DIFFERENT. Every adjustment is therefore a DISTORTION, and calls upon defenses to uphold it AGAINST reality…

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T 20 F. Heralds of Eternity

T 20 F 1. In this world, God’s Son comes closest to himself in a holy relationship. There he begins to find the certainty his Father has in him.  And there he finds his function of restoring his Father’s laws…

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T 20 H. The Consistency of Means and End

T 20 H 1. We have said much about discrepancies of means and end, and how these must be brought in line before your holy relationship can bring you ONLY joy. But we have also said the means to meet the Holy Spirit’s goal will come from the same Source as does His purpose

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T 20 C. Thorns and Lilies

T 20 C 1. Look upon all the trinkets made to hang upon the body or cover it, or for its use. See all the useless things made for its eyes to see. Think on the many offerings made for its pleasure, and remember all these were made to make seem lovely what you hate…

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T 20 E. Entering the Ark

T 20 E 1. Nothing can hurt you, unless you give it the power to do so. For YOU give power as the laws of this world INTERPRET giving; as you give, you LOSE. It is not up to you to give power at all. Power is of God, GIVEN by Him, and RE‐AWAKENED…

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T 20 G. The Temple of the Holy Spirit

T 20 G 1. The meaning of the Son of God lies solely in his relationship with his Creator. If it were elsewhere, it WOULD rest upon contingency. But there IS nothing else. And this is wholly loving and forever…

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T 20 I. The Vision Of Sinlessness

Vision will come to you at first in glimpses, but they will be enough to show you what is given YOU who see your brother sinless.

Truth is restored to you through your desire, as it was lost to you through your desire for something ELSE…

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