Essene Jesus and Gnostic Christians

“Jesus of Nazareth was an Essene, as were most of his followers, including the twelve Apostles (some of whom were his cousins). Many elements distinguished and even separated the Essenes from the rest of Israel. Their claims about their very existence was certainly a controversial matter. For the Essenes averred that Moses had created them…

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Begotten Twice in a World of Duality

“This is He who was begotten from the Godhead according to His nature, and from manhood not after His nature, and from baptism not after His custom; that we might be begotten from manhood according to our nature. … He then was begotten from the Godhead, He that came to a second birth; in order…

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True Christian Who Follows the Teaching of Jesus

“The Christiandom that is in Babel, striving about the manner how men ought to serve God, and glorify Him, also how they are to know Him, and what He is in essence and Will. … But a Christian is of no Sect: he can dwell in the midst of sects, and appear in their services,…

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The Shepherd and the Sheep

“It is said of the Shepherd that he carries the lambs in his bosom: but the sheep are expected to walk, and put up with the inequalities of the road, the bunts and blunders of the flock. It is to vigor rather than to comfort that you are called. Since the transcendental aspect of your…

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