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"The Daily Lesson"

"THE DAILY LESSON", an ongoing open class by Infinite Way Teacher Al Denninger, is inspired by the message of Joel S. Goldsmith. In this Book Study we delve into Joel's books paragraph by paragraph, from cover to cover. I provide Scripture supporting his entire Work and an Impartation from my daily Experience. These classes appear on my website and by email subscription each day, for my students to take into their daily meditations and to carry with them throughout their day.

We are currently studying the book
By Joel S Goldsmith

On September 24th, 2019, we began Chapter 14

STUDENTS NOTE: In my teaching, the words that are capitalized throughout the work are not capitalized for emphasis. Instead, the purpose is to Lift the student into the Awareness that these words are a Synonym for, or an Activity of God.
The portions that are italicized are spontaneous meditations.

At the conclusion of each chapter the Lessons are posted to the IWSO Archives, where there are over 9 years of consecutive Lessons for your further review and study!


The Daily Lesson - October 20, 2019

"When a person goes to God, it must be with complete surrender and a complete yielding. At first that is not possible because everybody has some religious convictions, even if his convictions are atheistic ones. The student who turns to truth discovers that many of his former beliefs were erroneous man-made teachings or interpretations of teachings, and that he has followed them only through blind obedience and ignorance. Then when he comes to the truth, he is shocked to discover that he cannot continue to accept some of his most cherished beliefs because, to his enlightened sense, they are not true. Some of these he is able to surrender easily, but to others he will cling with unswerving tenacity." ~Joel S Goldsmith

James 4:7 (to .) (KJV)
7 Submit yourselves therefore to God.

James 4:8 (to .) (KJV)
8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.

James 4:10 (KJV)
10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

Father, I know that I can of mine own self do nothing…. The Spirit within doeth the Work. I surrender all to You, Father… Thy will be done, Father…. ~al.within


The Daily Lesson - October 19, 2019

"Nobody can decide for another which teachers and which teachings are true or false. Each one has to stand within himself and measure whatever is offered to him against what he witnesses as demonstrable truth. By the fruitage of the teaching and by the life of the teacher, each one will have to determine which teaching is for him, but no one should attempt to work with two, three, or four teachings at the same time. The Master called upon his disciples to leave their nets - leave their past, leave everything of which they were convinced, leave everything behind them - to follow him, and he would make them fishers of men." ~Joel S Goldsmith

James 3:17 (KJV)
17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

John 8:32 (KJV)

32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

Focus on the Truth, Feel it and follow it without condition. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 18, 2019

"When John the Baptist questioned whether Jesus was the Promised One, Jesus' answer was, 'Go and shew John again those things which we do hear and see: The blind receive their sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up. and the poor have the gospel preached to them.' That is the only proof that can be given." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Matthew 7:20,21 (KJV)
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

God speaks for Himself - in actions as well as Words. ~Al Denninger

John 12:32 (KJV)
32 And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.


The Daily Lesson - October 17, 2019

"No one should try to ride two horses in the same race. It has never been successfully accomplished. The Master warned that there are many, many persons taking upon themselves the Robe and setting themselves up as the Christ who are not 'Christs' at all. There are many teachers parading under the banner of truth who have no understanding of, or relationship whatsoever to, truth. No one can tell another who these are. The student himself will have to be led of the Spirit to find out whether the teacher with whom he is working is 'he that should come.'" ~Joel S Goldsmith

I John 4:1-6 (KJV)
1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
5 They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.
6 We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

All personal agenda must be removed from both the students and the teacher's consciousness or their whole House will eventually be crumbled by foolish pride. There is only One Truth, and One Source of It. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 16, 2019

"When a student finds his spiritual teaching, he should thereafter give up all others, and be as true to that teaching and the teacher as he expects the teacher to be to him. A student has a right to expect from his teacher complete and utter devotion to God and also all the assistance he can give to the spiritual unfoldment of his student; but the student must give that same devotion to God, to his teacher, and to his teaching, abandoning all others and clinging only to the one." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Philippians 2:2 (KJV)
2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.

Joel said many times in his lectures, "You can't ride more than one horse." He sincerely meant it. Mixing messages will slow you down or distract you completely into stagnation. We can learn things slowly; a tidbit at a time, on our own, or with multiple teachings or teachers, but working with one trusted teacher in Oneness, the growth is less confusing, much faster, harmonious and complete. In order to communicate completely and be lifted to the level of the teacher, there must be complete trust and Love for the teacher - and God. ~Al Denninger

Mark 12:30,31 (KJV)
30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
31 And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.

Complete devotion to God is required for Spiritual Growth and Communion. Complete trust in your teacher, and his or her complete trust in you is key to a Harmonious relationship in Oneness. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 15, 2019

"No one should ever be in a hurry to choose his teacher or his teaching. Rather should a person wait until he has such an inner conviction that he has found the right way for him that there is no turning back. Then, when it is revealed to him that this is the way for him, he will follow it even if it is a very difficult one." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Job 23:11 (KJV)
11 My foot hath held his steps, his way have I kept, and not declined

Psalm 25:4 (KJV)
4 Shew me thy ways, O Lord; teach me thy paths.

Psalm 25:10 (KJV)
10 All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Seek ye first, and only, The Kingdom of God - and You will be Included in His Omniscience, and be Led by It. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 14, 2019

"No aspirant on the spiritual path should ever be influenced to follow a spiritual teaching simply because his friends have embraced it, are enthusiastic about it, or because it appears to be successful or popular. That has nothing to do with him." Joel S Goldsmith

Romans 12:2 (KJV)
2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Luke 12:34 (KJV)
34 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also

This world can have lots of distractions - remain focused on God. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 13, 2019

"If the student's mind is in a state of questioning and disputation if he doubts or has not yet recognized his teacher, he cannot accept spiritual instruction from him. Truth can be received only when the student reaches that deep humility which is willing to admit, 'I am empty; I know nothing. Fill me.' Then when he comes into the presence of his teacher or finds his teacher's writings, he will be prepared to accept the teaching in humility and without argument, just as we have been prepared to accept the teaching of the Master, not because there is the authority of Christ Jesus behind it, but because something within tells us that this is the truth and we must follow in this way." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Luke 5:10,11 (KJV)
10 And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men.
11 And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all, and followed him.

I am empty Father…. I know nothing…. I forsake all….. Fill me. ~al.within

Isaiah 30:20,21
20 And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers:
21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.


The Daily Lesson - October 12, 2019

"When the student comes into the presence of a spiritual teacher, if he has prayed earnestly and sincerely to be led to his teacher or teaching, he will be in the presence of one who has little knowledge to give, but one who, because of his hours of meditation and attained conscious union with God, will be such a transparency that the Spirit pours through him either in words, thoughts, or in complete silence. In whatever form the instruction is given, however, if the student is receptive, he will receive the impartation. So the work is primarily meditation, with occasional impartations of truth from the teacher which the student can use in his meditations until he attains a degree of awareness of some of these truths." ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 5:30 (to :) (KJV)
30 I can of mine own self do nothing:

Luke 12:11 take,12 (KJV)
11 …take ye no thought how or what thing ye shall answer, or what ye shall say:
12 For the Holy Ghost shall teach you in the same hour what ye ought to say.

Proverbs 1:23 I will pour (KJV)
23 …I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.

Psalms 49:3 (KJV)
3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

Dear Teachers: Be still…..and Let the Father's Omniscience put the words in your mouth.

Dear Students: Be still…..and open an avenue of Awareness to Hear The Father's Still Small Voice. Develop the attitude and habit of Listening, trusting and surrendering…

Dear Friends, Our perspective can change back and forth here - I have been the Teacher and or the student within the same hour. In either case, always be still and Listen first and seek ye first The Kingdom and Realize your Inclusion in Omnipresence… ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 11, 2019

"There are other teachers in India who have founded ashrams or have established small temples or places of worship where students can come to them, led there by an inner impulsion. There is no advertising, of course, nor is there ever any reaching out for students. People sometimes travel thousands of miles just to spend a week or two with a particular teacher. Some students come and remain with the teacher for many years because today, in spite of radio and television, there are people, particularly in the Orient, who know that truth cannot be imparted or absorbed over a busy weekend, and they therefore find it quite normal and natural to spend from three to seven or more years with their teacher." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Luke 9:23 (KJV)
23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Matthew 18:2-4 (KJV)
2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them,
3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
4 Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Rebirth of Consciousness is in direct proportion to our absolute dedication… The dedicated student must let the ego fall away and completely empty his/her this-world consciousness so that he/she may be Filled, step by step for as long as it takes, with Christ Consciousness. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 10, 2019

"In the Orient this kind of teaching was known long, long centuries before the Christian era. In this system there is a spiritual teacher who has attained some measure of spiritual wisdom--some more and some less--and who by sitting quietly in his cave, in his mountain retreat, or by the riverbank gradually attracts those individuals who feel drawn to him. These, then, become his student body. They will sit around the teacher, come back day after day for a session, and sometimes remain for two, three, or four nights and days, or for years, sleeping outdoors if necessary, until some measure of light begins to dawn in their consciousness." Joel S Goldsmith

John 12:32 (KJV)
32 And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.

Psalm 25:4-5 (KJV)
4 Shew me thy ways, O Lord; teach me thy paths.
5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

Blessed are those that Seek - and those that Give to the seeker… ~al.within


The Daily Lesson - October 9, 2019

"The proper attitude of the student is one of sitting at the feet of the master, not with questions, but almost with a pleading, 'Give me an understanding of God! Reveal God; reveal Truth.' As the student sits in quiet expectation, confidence, and assurance, the teacher is able to let the word of God pour through his consciousness, and then it is a teacher talking, not a man or a woman, but the very Spirit of God." ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 6:45 (KJV)
45 It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me

I Corinthians 2:12,13 (KJV)
12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
13 Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

I Know, and have Known, that this is my Purpose dear friends: to Feed His Sheep and teach them to Feed themselves and others.

Follow me, and I will help you be Aware of Your Inclusion in God's Kingdom and be able to Listen with Ears to Hear His Word through me and from The Source - so you in your own turn, can do the same for the next generation… ~al.within


The Daily Lesson - October 8, 2019

"The giving and receiving of spiritual instruction is a sacred act and one which must be undertaken by both the student and the teacher with the utmost dedication and consecration. Real spiritual instruction begins only when the student is able to turn to God with such receptivity that he can hear Him speak to him, or when the student has found his teacher or his teaching and comes into the presence of that teacher or teaching with no questions, with no desire but one: Reveal truth to me." ~Joel S Goldsmith

I Samuel 3:7-10 (KJV)
7 Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord, neither was the word of the Lord yet revealed unto him.
8 And the Lord called Samuel again the third time. And he arose and went to Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou didst call me. And Eli perceived that the Lord had called the child.
9 Therefore Eli said unto Samuel, Go, lie down: and it shall be, if he call thee, that thou shalt say, Speak, Lord; for thy servant heareth. So Samuel went and lay down in his place.
10 And the Lord came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for thy servant heareth.

Luke 2:40-49 (KJV)
40 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.
41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover.
42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.
43 And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother knew not of it.
44 But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a day's journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance.
45 And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking him.
46 And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.
47 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.
48 And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
49 And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?

And so should we - sit in the midst of the Teachers of our time, hearing them and asking questions as our Master Jesus did when he was but 12 years old. And so do we, in absolute stillness ask, "Speak Lord thy servant Heareth", from The Source. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 7, 2019

"At this point the teacher gives the student all that he has to give, and then it rests with the student to what extent he will be able to complete the journey. No teacher can complete that journey for a student: the teacher can only take the student, lift him, bring him to discernment, and, at a specific time when so instructed from within, confer the initiation. From then on the student, working with the teacher, can go forward, but whether he attains the full measure in this lifetime is something no one can foretell." ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 8:12 (KJV)
12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Ezekiel 36:27 (KJV)
27 And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

Yes, All that I have is thine…. It always was, and always will be. But you must Realize it for yourself and take it from there. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 6, 2019

"It is difficult, almost impossible, for any teacher to say, 'You are perfect. You are going to attain the full selflessness.' The best that a teacher can do is to sense that a student is ready, not necessarily that he is going to fulfill himself or that he is going to attain the heights of spiritual realization, but that he shows forth all the qualities necessary for attainment, and from then on, it is up to the student whether or not he can attain." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Galatians 6:5-9 (KJV)
5 For every man shall bear his own burden.
6 Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.
7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Dedicated students must preserver to be Aware that their Real Life and Spiritual Perseverance comes from God. It is the Teacher's job to patiently Reveal this Truth. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 5, 2019

"It is possible that sometimes a spiritual teacher may misjudge the readiness of the student. Certain it is that Jesus miscalculated the readiness of about twelve of his disciples, but he took those who were most nearly ready, and he did not do too badly with them. Two or three of them turned out fairly well, and that is a good percentage. We must remember that he came in contact with only a limited number of people, many of whom were ignorant, illiterate, and certainly untrained in spiritual matters. Had they all been Essenes, probably his disciples might have accomplished more than they did, but they were not." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Galatians 6:6 (KJV)
6 Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.

Psalm 32:8 (KJV)
8 I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.

Matthew 6:22 (KJV)
22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

I am so grateful for my first IW teacher, Walt Otto of Middletown NY, who held me in his Consciousness and Love for almost 20 years. He selflessly gave and gave me all that he had, and patiently and he lovingly pushed and pulled and even shocked me awake from time to time. I don't think he misjudged me - I think he always Knew what I was supposed to do - but I was just not ready for a while…. I Knew what I was given to do, but I was distracted with life in this-world and "just wasn't willing to follow the Father's orders at that time…" Eventually I was willing…. And Ready. I am so appreciative for His Knowing - when I didn't… Thank you Father. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 4, 2019

"Unless a person is one of the few able to receive Grace without a human teacher, undoubtedly there comes a time when it is necessary for him to be in the physical presence of his teacher. It is said that when the student is ready, the teacher appears. This does not mean when the student thinks he is ready; it has no relationship whatsoever to what the student thinks. It means when the student is actually ready." ~Joel S Goldsmith

II Thessalonians 3:5 (KJV)
5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

Matthew 13:9-16 (KJV)
9 Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.
10 And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?
11 He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
12 For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.
13 Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
14 And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive:
15 For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
16 But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.

Even with Jesus disciple's constant teaching, not all of them were Illumined right away. And for some, there is no record of their Good Work. Each understanding Heart is Lifted in Its own Way and time... ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 3, 2019

"No teacher ever chooses a student for any human reason: because he has money, time, or because he may be a good friend. The teacher knows the consciousness of the student and leads him on, and on, and on, watching and waiting for the signs that indicate that there is now a preparedness not only to receive the divine Grace but also the capacity to continue in It." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Mark 8:34,35 (KJV)
34 And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
35 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it

Matt 25:1-13 (KJV)
1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:
4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
5 While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.
6 And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
7 Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps.
8 And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.
9 But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.
10 And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut.
11 Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.
12 But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not.
13 Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.

Be prepared in the letter of Truth. Be packed and waiting, carrying the Word in your Heart ready to present it to a spark of Light that is Ready to Kindle...

Your Teacher will tap you on the shoulder at a time you think not. Will you follow Christ Consciousness without hesitation? ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 2, 2019

"No one can attain spiritual illumination by choice. If that were possible, probably those with the greatest financial resources would be the first to receive it because if they were interested in finding God they could search out a spiritual teacher and arrange to have him give them all the instruction needed until they reached the goal Spiritual illumination, however, cannot be bought with money." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Luke 18:18-30 (KJV)
18 And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
19 And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God.
20 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.
21 And he said, All these have I kept from my youth up.
22 Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
23 And when he heard this, he was very sorrowful: for he was very rich.
24 And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
25 For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
26 And they that heard it said, Who then can be saved?
27 And he said, The things which are impossible with men are possible with God.
28 Then Peter said, Lo, we have left all, and followed thee,
29 And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake,
30 Who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting.

The commitment is a life of Watching, Loving and Serving - the result is Life. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - October 1, 2019

"Bringing about some degree of development of that mind which was also in Christ Jesus has for centuries been the activity of teachers working with students; and these students, through learning and applying specific truths, plus the contact with the teacher's consciousness, gradually take on spiritual light and spiritual power until they finally attain the ultimate." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Matthew 26:36-40 (KJV)
36 Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder.
37 And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy.
38 Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.
39 And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.
40 And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?

One of the great joys of a teacher is to Watch as a student is developed and Lifted into having an attitude of: desiring to seek first and always, The Kingdom of God on their own. Once they get to that point - the result is inevitable…. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - September 30, 2019

"There are two ways of receiving instruction leading to illumination, but always that instruction involves a progressive unfoldment and is by degrees. One way is by direct impartation from God to the consciousness of the student, the way Gautama, Jesus, John, and Paul attained it. The other way is through a teacher and his teaching, whether by direct contact or through his writings. In either case, if the instruction is truly spiritual in nature, it is God revealing Itself." ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 14:26 (KJV)
26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

I Corinthians 2:12,13 (KJV)
12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
13 Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

Timothy 3:16 (to ,) (KJV)
16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God,

Father, what must my daily Practice be?

Be that Spirit and Let it Dwell in, and Flow Through you, in words that it might be heard in a Way it needs to for those that need to hear it that way - and Spirit to Spirit so it Will be Felt by Those also Dwelling…. ~al.within

Romans 8:9 (to .) (KJV)
9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you.


The Daily Lesson - September 29, 2019

"Without the aid of human teachers or teachings, these men undoubtedly all received their illumination through their own inner devotion to the search for truth, and they are all in agreement that without this illumined mind, man is spiritually nothing: with it he is spiritually everything." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Matthew 22:37 (KJV)
37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

Romans 8:5,6 (KJV)
5 For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
6 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Fully concentrated focus, and only on the things of Spirit is required for Illumination. Any distraction will slow or stall progress. Yes, we may need to venture out into the desert 40 days, years or even weeks to be still and be an hungered enough - but alongside the desert is the Mountaintop - ready for climbing… ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - September 28, 2019

"Gautama the Buddha went from teacher to teacher for at least seven years, and some say more; and while he must have absorbed something from each one, it was only after he departed from all teachers and began to draw upon the resources within himself that he had the experience of complete illumination under the Bodhi tree." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Mark 1:35 (KJV)
35 And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed

. Lamentations 3:28 (KJV)
28 He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him.

Habakuk 2:20 (KJV)
20 But the Lord is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him.

Be still and Know that I AM God.
Be still and surrender all. Be still and Love God.
Be still and Rest at The Father's feet.
Be still and Be with your neighbor.
Be still and Be with your enemy.
Be still and Let The Father speak….
~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - September 27, 2019

Paul may have received his teaching and illumination directly from the Spirit of the Christ Itself, but it may well be that because of his identification with the Judaic movement in the days of the Messiah, he attributed his illumination to the man Jesus who may have appeared to him and taught him. It may even have been that the consciousness of Jesus actually was there as the instrument of this illumination, just as in the case of John who claimed that he was taught by Jesus Christ, and this fifty years after Jesus had been crucified." ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 14:18-20 (KJV)
18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
19 Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.
20 At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.

This was, and is, Jesus' promise…. He will forever keep it. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - September 26, 2019

"Paul, who received his illumination thirty years after the Crucifixion, had no personal teacher to help bring about the spiritual transformation which took place in him. His religious teacher, Gamaliel, was a scholar with a thorough knowledge of Hebrew theology, but probably with little spiritual awareness, and spiritual power seems to have been completely absent from him. So, this Saul of Tarsus, who had been out on the mission of persecuting and helping to kill Christians, this Saul, one of the most highly educated and trained of religious scholars, but apparently without a trace of the spiritual, received his illumination from within himself without the help of a teacher or of a teaching on the outer plane." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Acts 9:1-6, 26, 27 (KJV)
1 And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
2 And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.
3 And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:
4 And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
5 And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
6 And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.
26 And when Saul was come to Jerusalem, he assayed to join himself to the disciples: but they were all afraid of him, and believed not that he was a disciple.
27 But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus.

Saul's earthly vision was taken. He was healed by God through Ananias, was baptized, and was forever changed… He began to Listen and then Follow the Spirit of Christ. He was Illumined and became one of the brightest Lights of his day and the millennium to follow. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - September 25, 2019

"In some cases, the impartation of that mind which was in Christ Jesus takes place in an individual when, through some act of Grace within himself, the Master-I am not speaking now of a man: I am speaking of the Master, the divine Consciousness-touches an individual and operates in him without the help of a teacher or without the help of a teaching." ~Joel S Goldsmith

II Corinthians 3:3,4
3 Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.
4 And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward:

Christ Consciousness Comes and Fulfills Itself when we are ready and open to Receive It. ~Al Denninger


The Daily Lesson - September 24, 2019


"All work on the spiritual path is directed toward the development of a consciousness higher than that of the intellect or human mind. In the beginning, when there was no awareness of good or of evil, man lived out from the divine Consciousness, but after what is known as the Fall of Man, he took unto himself a consciousness of his own. He no longer had an awareness of the Father-consciousness: he now had a mortal consciousness, a consciousness of death, as does everyone who is under the universal belief in two powers. The purpose of work on the spiritual path is to bring about the return to this divine state of consciousness." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Genesis 1:26-27 (KJV)
26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

II Corinthians 11:3 (KJV)
3 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Philippians 2:5 (KJV)
5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:

This-world consciousness, and the distractions that go with it, fade in the Light of Christ Consciousness. ~Al Denninger


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