Thursday, 28 March 2013

House with many mansions

At the Last Supper, Jesus said:

"Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know.
Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me".

A note on Judas Iscariot, William Shakespeare calls Judas Iscariot, a "base" man from the same tribe as Jesus (in other words betraying his kin) who threw away
his nation's pearl. He could not distinguish between the worthless shared moneybag, of which he was in charge and from which he stole, and the infinite value of The Everlasting Man.

The quote I refer to is in "Othello". Commentators say that the usual printed word "Indian" is a misprint for "Judean"

"Like the base [Judean], threw a pearl away, Richer than all his tribe".

John 14 1-7 (KJV)

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