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An Edgar Casē Study / Authority
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  1. Authority
    1. General
01/19/1934

14. (Q) Is America fulfilling her destiny?
(A) Rather should the question be sought, my children, are individuals fulfilling those channels to which they have been brought through their own application of the knowledge within themselves to fulfill their position? For each and every one, each and every nation, is led - even as in heaven. For that ye see in earth is a PATTERN of that in the MIND, as ye well know, and is as a shadow of spiritual truth, life and light. Is America as a whole? This is as has been given. If there is not the acceptance in America of the closer brotherhood of man, the love of the neighbor as self, civilization must wend its way westward - and again must Mongolia, must a hated people, be raised.

It is filling its destiny? Is it filling, rather, its place, that destined in the experience of peoples, of a nation? What have ye done with the knowledge that ye have respecting the relationships of thy Creator to thy fellow man? and hast thou made known that ye know of His ways, God's ways, among thy fellows? Yea, here and there, as ye have seen, America has become not only the greater of these that have sent those that would make known secular ways but has also - does harbor within its bosom those things of other lands that are making, as it were, a leaven to the whole. And here, there - for, as given, His messenger shall appear there. Hence, is finding those that make the paths straight. (3976-15)

06/24/1938

3. This at the first glance may appear to be an impractical thing; yet these are the conditions to be met:

4. Every phase of human experience and human relationship must be taken into consideration; just as indicated from that given, that we ARE our brother's keeper.

5. Then if those in position to give of their means, their wealth, their education, their position, DO NOT take these things into consideration, there must be that leveling that will come.

6. For unless these are considered, there must eventually become a revolution in this country - and there will be a dividing of the sections as one against another. For these are the leveling means and manners to which men resort when there is the plenty in SOME areas and a lack of the sustenance in the life of others.

7. These are the manners in which such things as crime, riots and every nature of disturbance arise - in that those who are in authority are not considering every level, every phase of human activity and human experience.

8. We find these conditions have been in other lands centralized, localized into individual activities - as in Russia, Italy, Germany; the conditions that exist in Spain, in China, in Japan are what? The oppression of the producers by those for whom and to whom such power has come to be used as their opportunity for becoming their brother's keeper; and not as represented in some lands, the disregarding of the other's rights.

9. Then those who are in power must know that they ARE their brother's keeper, and give expression to that which has been indicated in "Thou shalt love the Lord with all they heart and mind and body, and thy neighbor as thyself." (3976-19)


06/14/1938

17. The entity has loved well materially; not always wisely. For being so intuitive, so loving as to be taken advantage of, the results have not been in keeping with the intent. Hence it has been given to such, "Be ye wise as serpents but harmless as doves," speaking evil of none; finding whereunto there is rather the COOPERATIVE point of contact with each phase of human experience and human endeavor, knowing and realizing that no power exists save as is allowable by the Father. (1616-1)

11/11/1939

37. Hence the entity was acquainted with the hardships, the edicts of the Romans, as well as of the Jewish leader of the experience; knowing of the hardships as brought on by those who were the priests of the experience.

38. And in the present experience of the entity, those who set themselves as being an authority are as dirt to the entity.

39. These the entity disliked.

40. Know rather within self that no entity, no individual is in any place or position, or power, save by the purposes of the Divine. (1709-3)

06/24/1939

30. Hence the warning that has been given - as to there being less of faultfinding and more of the magnifying of the helpful forces as may be derived from associations with any and EVERY character or group.

31. For, know this - and that it applies to self: No man, no group is in authority save it is ALLOWED by God! It may oft appear to be in conjunction with the forces of evil, yet all must be purged so as by fire, that we may indeed learn that each entity, each soul is his brother's keeper! (1933-1)



    1. Downfall of nations
11/27/1936

49. Thou hast gained, thou hast lost, thou hast known the rise of nations, thou hast known the downfall of individual rulers, of individual nations, owing to their misapplication of divine TRUTH, divine love, divine law; turning them into self-indulgence, self-glorification. (1298-1)

09/05/1927

13. (Q) Now, let's take the animal. One great belief at the present time is the survival of the fittest -
(A) Applies in the ANIMAL kingdom - not in man!

14. (Q) That's a touchy point, and it will take a lot of explanation on my part.
(A) Let all read history! Which has survived - the brute strength, or the development towards that of God? Which survives - the man that studies God and seeks to emulate His forces and powers, or the man that emulates the forces of earth or flesh? This answers itself! (900-340)



07/01/1935

19. (Q) In what particular fields of endeavor may I best find expression? (A) As indicated; through that which is given to self, that is the appealing to self, through writing, aiding in making for manners and means and channels for ministrations to the NEEDS of those various groups, classes and masses that are SORELY in need of the more perfect cooperative measures in their experience in the earth at this time. As an illustration, take the manners in which there may be greater cooperative manners for the various groups or classes as to their activities in their home life; or as may be had for the greater coordinated activities of the younger life or developing life of various groups that under existent conditions have little or no cooperative social life; or activities that come through the developing of the body in the varied relationships to calisthenics, or things of such natures. These are but some of the definite things that are presented which may be had. Why? Has there not ever been in the activities of the entity in the earth the mind bent, as it were, with the desire and purpose to make for the correlating of the best in the VARIED groups? to combine and find the more often in such activities wherein the varied groups are touching in a common interest, rather than wherein the differences arise in their stations or positions? For all are dependent one upon another. When these, then, are considered in their proper relationships, and that the foundations of the very relationships in this land depend upon the application of the individual to that in which there may come the greater good for the greater number, we may find the proper relationships and the greater activities. There must EVER be the ruler and the ruled, but this does not license either the ruler or the ruled to lord one over another, nor to demand one of the other; except the necessary cooperative forces and influences in their relationships one to another in order to bring the greater blessings in peace, in harmony, in those ways and manners that all dwell together as brethren in Him. (587-4)

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