It is because we don’t know who we are, because we are UNAWARE that the Kingdom of Heaven is WITHIN us, that we behave in the generally silly, the often insane ways that are so characteristically human. We are saved, we are liberated and enlightened, by perceiving the hitherto unperceived good that is already within us, by returning to our eternal Ground and remaining where, without knowing it, we have always been.
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Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?
It is only in becoming Godlike that we can know God- and to become Godlike is to identify ourselves with the divine ELEMENT which in fact constitutes our essential nature, but of which, in our mainly voluntary ignorance, we choose to remain UNAWARE.
What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, “I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.