Vol. 22 No. 25 - Sanat Kumara - June 24, 1979
THE OPENING OF THE SEVENTH SEAL
Worthy Is the Lamb
And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.
And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.
And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.
O Souls of the Ancient of Days Redeemed Out of Every Kindred,
and Tongue, and People, and Nation:
I salute thee in the name of the Lamb who shall make thee unto our God kings and priests: and ye shall reign on the earth.
Behold the Lamb who is worthy to stand in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders! Behold the Lamb who stands midst the throne, one with the Ancient of Days that sat on the throne, who liveth for ever and ever.
Behold, I and my Son are one!
Only the chela who has become the Lamb may stand in the midst of the great white throne and still stand. From everlasting to everlasting behold, the Lamb is God incarnate, Christ the living Word. Having been slain it stands and still stands, the Lamb, having seven horns–the accent of the accelerating Alpha thrust emitting the light of the masculine ray from the seven planes of being; and having seven eyes–the spherical awareness of the presence of Omega within the seven chakras. All-pervasive, all-penetrating, the eyes are the precipitation of the vision of the seven horns in Matter.
Thus the Alpha-to-Omega creation is fulfilled in the Word, and the Word is made flesh in the seven Spirits of God who are sent forth into all the earth. And these seven Spirits, each of the seven as cloven tongues of fire, are the seven mighty Elohim, the seven representatives of the Father/Mother God in the seven planes of the Spirit/Matter firmament.
The Lamb who is slain is the Lamb who incarnates in the earth, suffering the crucifixion in body, mind, and soul and being initiated seven times seven in the sacred fires of the resurrection and the ascension. Merging with the Elohim as the seven manifestations of the Person of the Holy Spirit, the Lamb is the Only Begotten Son of God personified in the elect sons and daughters. Having descended from the throne and passed through the cycles of the karma and dharma of the multitudes whose evolution he is come to serve, the Son ascends to the throne of grace.
Now we read the initiation of one who has become the Lamb, having balanced personal and planetary karma and dharma and fulfilled the requirements of the Path of the Rose Cross: “He came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.”
Each initiate of the sacred fire who returns to God with one hundred percent of the light with which he has been sent forth–balanced, manifested, and expanded in the seven planes of heaven and earth–may stand where I stand, may indeed enter the secret chamber of my heart and there take the book out of my right hand, the book “written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals.” With the recent dispensation granted by the Karmic Board that souls may take the ascension with only fifty-one percent of their karma balanced, their dharma fulfilled (whereas formerly the full one hundred percent was required of every candidate for eternal Life), the initiation of the Lamb and the opening of the seven-sealed book is given only after the adept has balanced every jot and tittle of the Law from the ascended state.
Each time the Lamb incarnates–moving through the cycles of Messiah’s infancy, childhood, and maturing manhood into the full Sonship of the avatar–the great ritual drama is outplayed. Reaching the consummation of the embodiment of God, he lays down his life that he might take it again; and in laying down his life, he becomes the vine that nourishes all of the branches. By his Presence in the earth, he increases the God consciousness of the children of God. And he takes that life, literally raising it back to its origin in Spirit, in order that the entire celestial/terrestrial round might fulfill another niche in the accelerating spiral of Universal Being.
Clothed upon, then, with the fullness of the Ruby Ray, having the authority to wear the “vesture dipped in blood,” the Son of God ascended into the fullness of the I AM THAT I AM now receives the title “the Lamb.” And when he takes the book, signifying his authority to be with the Ancient of Days in Spirit and in Matter, the four beasts and the four and twenty elders fall down before the Lamb, thereby acknowledging that he is worthy to be worshiped as God because he is become the fulness of the Godhead bodily in Spirit and in Matter–because he has fulfilled his fiery destiny in heaven and in earth.
The four cosmic forces and the twenty-four elders of God bear the harps of the living Word by which they sound the tone of the AUM in all of the seven spheres. Six of the elders are in each of the four quadrants, guarding the New Jerusalem in heaven and the City Foursquare in the earth. The six are three sets of twin flames; each set of twin flames–focusing the light of the Father/Mother God to the aspiring ones–guards one of the portals of the City Foursquare. Together they form an arch of cloven tongues of fire for souls of light passing through those portals of initiation under the twelve solar hierarchies.
The four beasts positioned on the cardinal points of the Cosmic Clock emit the light of the God consciousness burning in the central altar of the city, a veritable sacred-fire fountain of the light of the I AM THAT I AM. This fountain is symbolized as the dot in the center of the circle. It is the point of Christ Self-awareness in Spirit and the point of Christ Self-awareness in Matter.
These twenty-eight figures (twenty-four elders and four cosmic forces) hold the balance of the seven rays on each of the four sides of the city and are the instruments of the initiations of the Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit, and the Mother which are given day by day to the souls in Matter making their way to the Great Pyramid of Life. These souls, sponsored by the Trinity, fall into three categories:
First, the messengers, prophets, and Christed ones who occupy the office of the two witnesses on the east gate, making plain the way of the perfectionment of the soul through the science of religion. These fulfill the initiations of the Son of God on the fifth ray, the twin-petaled chakra of science and religion through the all-seeing eye of God.
Second, the souls who occupy the office of the saints on the north gate. These are the saints of the inner Church, the Church Universal and Triumphant, East and West. These are the souls made perfect through the perfectionment of God-desire–pure motive as the matrix of the sacred fire, pure will as the thought emanation to be, pure intent as the movement of the will bridging thought and feeling into crystallized action. They are the vessels of the Lamb; they are the vehicles of his coming and his going.
These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb. Because they are redeemed by the attainment of the Son of God who is able to stand in the presence of the great white throne and still stand, they, too, are without fault before the throne of God. They are the chelas of the Word who is become the mouth of the Lord in the earth. Thus it is written: And in their mouth was found no guile.
These fulfill the initiations of the bride of Christ under the Father on the sixth ray. Ministering within the Church to the body of God upon earth, they have the white cube within the heart: they are the living Church. And out of their bellies shall flow rivers of “living water”–“sacred-fire water”–for the golden sun of Helios and Vesta is within their solar-plexus chakra–the gateway to the desire body of God. And the golden vials of the twenty-eight tri-angle personages of God are full of the “odours”–sacred-fire emanations–of the prayers–the determined decrees of the Word–of these saints.
Third, behold the lambs of God huddled on the hillsides of the world awaiting the Good Shepherd. These occupy the office on the west gate of the great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, who stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; and cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. Fulfilling the initiations of soul perfectionment on the seventh ray under the Holy Spirit and the chohan of the age, they attain the solar awareness of the gentle Presence of the Lord through the seat-of-the-soul chakra. These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple.
My beloved, as you will see from the chart of the figure eight illustrating the flow of the persons and principles of the Godhead in heaven and in earth, all energies and initiations must pass through the nexus of the figure eight who is always the Mother–the Mother in heaven and the Mother in earth. The nexus of the figure eight is the south side of the City Foursquare. And the New Jerusalem that cometh down from God out of heaven as a bride adorned for her husband is manifest in earth as the City Foursquare, the base of the Great Pyramid of Life.
The Matter cup is the mirror reflection of the Spirit cup. Yet the twain are one. For the energies of Life are in perpetual motion, and heaven descends to earth and earth ascends to heaven moment by moment, and the whole creation groaneth and travaileth together to give birth to the Christ consciousness.
I AM the Lamb incarnate in Spirit and in Matter. I sit upon the great white throne as the Ancient of Days. I AM the Guru but I AM also the chela, for I and my Father are one. The Eternal Mother is the Guru, male and female, and the Guru is the one who adores and becomes the Mother flame. The two witnesses, the saints, and the multitudes must pass through the womb of Mother in order to identify the Son, first without and then within. The Son establishes in them the Father Supreme, individualized in the I AM Presence. And together the Father and the Son anoint the two witnesses, the saints, and the multitudes with the full fire of the Holy Ghost.
The Mother is the keystone in the arch of being. The Mother is the white light of the ascension flame within you. The Mother is the White Goddess who is unveiled within you only by the power of the three times three, the three Persons of the Trinity each representing three gates of initiation on the three sides of the Holy City.
The Mother appears
The womb of the Mother is the open door to Selfhood in the Son born of the Father, conceived in the fullness of time and space by the Holy Spirit sent.
My beloved, Life is a geometry of infinite dimensions. Let us be patient with one another as the Infinite Mind distills for the finite self glimpses of a vast geometry contained within the soul yet unborn. But one day it shall be born, I promise you, if you cleave to the flame of the Mother, her garment white, and to the heart of the Guru who lives within her heart.
I AM the Ancient of Days, and the Lamb is in me, and I AM in the Lamb in the midst of the throne. I AM he that sitteth on the throne, and I dwell among the great multitude in the temples of the two witnesses and in the hearts of the saints–my servants whom I have sealed in their foreheads, by my messengers, verily the remnant of the hundred and forty and four thousand. Therefore the multitudes shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them nor any heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne–he shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God as Mother shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
With every living creature I say,
“Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto
him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb
for ever and ever.”
Read Rev. 5; 7; 21; Matt. 5:18; John 15:1-6; Rev. 19:13; Col. 2:9; Rev. 11:3; 14:4, 5; John 7:38; 10:1-30; Rom. 8:22.
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