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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
"A PARENTHESIS IN ETERNITY"
By Joel S Goldsmith

On September 24th, 2019, we began Chapter 14
"AND THEY SHALL ALL BE TAUGHT OF GOD"

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!



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The Daily Lesson - November 17, 2019

"Should it be necessary for us to find a teacher or even to contact some teacher on the inner plane who could be an instrument for bringing this wisdom to us, he will appear. When we are in meditation, we are tuning in to the I that we are, the Source, and receiving whatever is necessary from that Infinity. It may be that right from the pure Source Itself wisdom comes, unfoldment and revelation. Sometimes it leads us to a book in which we find what we have been seeking, but that is only because we are not yet fully attuned to receiving it directly from the Source. There are other times when the great spiritual lights of past ages serve as teachers to us. God never brings the activity of the spiritually illumined to an end, and that spiritual illumination is available now and is operating on earth, inspiring, teaching, and helping all those who are turning to God." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Matthew 6:8 your (to ,) (KJV)
8 …your Father knoweth what things ye have need of,

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.
27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you.

Psalms 147:5 (KJV)
5 Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

Zechariah 1:3 Turn ye (to 4th ,) (KJV)
3 … Turn ye unto me, saith the Lord of hosts, and I will turn unto you,

If we Turn with all our Heart, to the Infinite Source, a Way will unfold so that we can Hear. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 16, 2019

"Some of us may not humanly have a spiritual teacher or even know of one, but inasmuch as no spiritually illumined person has ever passed from Consciousness, all the great spiritual lights of the past are still functioning, and they are just as available to you and to you as is a teacher living on this plane right now. There are many persons who have contacted a teacher within their consciousness without ever having had a teacher on the outer plane. This does not mean that they have achieved their spiritual light of themselves. No one can do that. The light is awakened in them by someone who is the light, whether or not they contact him in the human experience are even aware of his existence." ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 1:19-30 (KJV)
19 And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou?
20 And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
21 And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No.
22 Then said they unto him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us. What sayest thou of thyself?
23 He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias.
24 And they which were sent were of the Pharisees.
25 And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?
26 John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not;
27 He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.
28 These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.
29 The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
30 This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me.

John was Awakened by The Christ Light Within Jesus - after the man Jesus had Transitioned. The Infinite Invisible Christ stands among us here today making straight the Way of The Lord. Let us commune in Spirit… "After me cometh a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me." This Truth is still the Truth. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 15, 2019

"Often I see this little bud in the consciousness of an individual, and as the relationship of student and teacher continues, I can watch as it opens and unfolds until it is a full-blown flower." ~Joel S Goldsmith

I Corinthians 2:9 (KJV)
9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.

I of mine own self can do nothing - but Love….
All I can do is rest back, Watch and Smile as God Loves every Individual Expression in His Garden…. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 14, 2019

"In Oriental teaching this is symbolized by the lotus. As the lotus opens, it represents a greater degree of spiritual illumination, and this can be observed in all Oriental art where figures representing attained spiritual consciousness are depicted as either sitting or standing in the middle of the open lotus. Spiritually interpreted, that means that they are rooted and grounded and established in the divine Consciousness." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Hosea 14:5 (KJV)
5 I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.

II Peter 3:18 (KJV)
18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

Our altitude of Spiritual Consciousness is determined by our degree of Awareness of the Truth that Is and was and always will Be. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 13, 2019

"Within the consciousness of each one of us there is a something. It is impossible to reveal the true nature of it, except to explain that to me it seems as if it were a tightly closed bud, almost like a fresh new rosebud. As students come to me, I can sometimes feel that something in them, that tight little bud in their consciousness, and I know it is their spiritual nature, the Christ or the divinity of them." ~Joel S Goldsmith

I Corinthians 3:16 (KJV)
16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

There is a Christ in You - an individual Expression of Christ that is present in this-world, but not of it. I have Felt it when you call, when we join in Oneness in our Evening Meditations, when you text, email or stop by for a visit…. All is See [Discern] right now is the Warm, Unconditional Smile of Christ. Thank you Father…. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 12, 2019

"Truth imparts itself through the teacher-consciousness, and when the student is receptive, that teaching is received, but because the instruction is not received in the mind, but in the Soul, the student would not be able to pass a rigid examination on it. The only way to know whether or not he has received it is that the light is shining in his face, and the fruits of the Spirit are appearing in his experience." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Ephesians 5:14 (KJV)
14 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Isaiah 60:1 (KJV)
1 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

Galatians 5:22-23 (KJV)
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Dear friends, For me, to be "About the Father's Business", is to be in the "Awareness Business", but not as the-world knoweth…. I give you all that I Have… Look up, Arise, Shine and Love as I Love you. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 11, 2019

"Through the God-contact of the teacher, the student receives the God-experience and his illumination, but no teacher can do this for, or to, a person by willing it, desiring it, or trying to make it come about through any mental means. This will only thwart it and can lead to danger." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Psalms 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.

Exodus 4:12 (KJV)
12 Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.

Zechariah 4:6 Not (KJV)
6 …Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the Lord of hosts.

There is no place for mental work in God's Kingdom. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 10, 2019

"The spiritual teacher makes conscious contact with God, and then if the student is sufficiently attuned, that conscious union may on occasion appear to his student as a mystical experience in which he will behold some form of Reality that he will translate in accordance with his own state of consciousness." ~Joel S Goldsmith

The key word here is "IF". If so be the, Teacher and or, the student Dwell… ~Al

Ephesians 1:17 (KJV)
17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:

Psalms 119:130 (KJV)
130 The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

Matthew 9:20,21 (KJV)
20 And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:
21 For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole.

The level and content of Grace is Experienced in proportion to the Altitude of Consciousness. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 9, 2019

"If the teacher is in conscious union with God and the student is attuned to the teacher's consciousness, sooner or later the student will have some kind of an experience. It may be an experience in which he has an actual realization of the presence of God. If he is a Christian, it may result in his recognizing a presence that he identifies as Jesus Christ; if he is a Buddhist, he may identify it as Buddha; but it is the same Consciousness appearing as different forms. Even though It appears as a person, It will be God appearing, and what the student has done is merely to translate the appearance into what most nearly approaches his idea of a spiritual teacher." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Psalm 46:10 (to :) (KJV)
10 Be still, and know that I am God:

Psalm 43:3 (to ;) (KJV)
3 O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me;

Ephesians 2:8,9 (KJV) 8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

An Experience of Conscious Union always appears to us in a Way that we can Feel within. We must learn to Realize that this Spiritual Experience is always unconditional and impersonal Spirit - not something that can be described completely in human terms or language. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 8, 2019

"The ultimate destiny of a student has to be realized in his own consciousness. True, he may avail himself of a teacher, of a teaching, or of books. Books, of themselves, however, will not make his demonstration: they are merely tools or instruments for his use as he goes into his periods of contemplative meditation. When he is in prayer and communion in that inner sanctuary within himself, there the transition takes place, the Word is heard, and ultimately the indissoluble union is revealed." ~Joel S Goldsmith

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.

I Corinthians 3:16 (KJV)
16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

John 14:17 (KJV)
17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

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.

Now that you Know where the True Spirit Dwells, why would you look somewhere outside of You to Commune with It? Be Still…. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 7, 2019

"The spiritual teacher is not a mentalist. He never intrudes into the mind of his student, nor does he ever try to influence his student's thought even for good. The teacher's work is the purely spiritual work of making contact with God, and then letting it appear to his students as it will." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Zechariah 4:6 saying, Not (KJV)
6 …Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the Lord of hosts.

Psalms 100:2 (KJV)
2 Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing.

Matthew 6:10 Thy will (KJV)
10 …Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

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.

Jesus said, I can of mine own self do nothing, and it is The Spirit within that doeth the Work. We can't either… We must Be Still, come together in Joy and Gladness, and Let the Spirit of God Direct our Life according to It's Will - not by human agenda. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 6, 2019

"When no personal sense enters, either in imparting or receiving, that is absolute teaching. It is accomplished entirely on the spiritual plane. When the Absolute is reached and the student rises with the teacher into divine Consciousness, the human sense of truth drops away." ~Joel S Goldsmith

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

I Corinthians 13:11,12 (KJV)
11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

I Corinthians 2:1314 (KJV)
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.
14 But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

John 4:24 (KJV)
24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

Galations 2:20 nevertheless (to 2nd :) (KJV)
20 …nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me:

Be still... The Spirit within doeth the Work. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 5, 2019

"There does not have to be any conversation between teacher and student because there is an area of consciousness which is really an area of impartation, so that without speech and without thought whatever communication is necessary between the student and the teacher will take place. It is not necessary to speak or to think when two people are attuned, but they cannot be attuned by having something in common humanly - only by knowing that I AM." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Matthew 18:20 (KJV)
20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

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.

If so be we Dwell in the Spirit, we Realize our Inclusion in the All-Knowing, All-Powerfull & Omnipresent Oneness. Dwell with Me now.... ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 4, 2019

"The teaching that is imparted without words and without thoughts is the only absolute teaching there is. There have been students in The Infinite Way who have been able to receive such teaching, and when that happens there are long periods of complete silence in which no word is spoken, and none thought, and yet the message is conveyed to them." ~Joel S Goldsmith

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

Psalms 46:10 (to :) (KJV)
10 Be still, and know that I am God:

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.

During an Experience of Spirit to Spirit, Soul to Soul, there is nothing but God. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 3, 2019

"Truth has come to hundreds of people, but it always comes through an individual. Just as God spoke through Gautama the Buddha, Lao-tse, and Shankara, through Jesus, John, and Paul, so God can speak through the words of any God-realized person, and when the student himself has made the God-contact, truth will come through him." ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 14:22, 23 (KJV)
22 Judas saith unto him, not Iscariot, Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world?
23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

John 10:27 (to :) (KJV)
27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:

Matthew 10:20 (KJV)
20 For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.

I know, I can of mine own self, do nothing. I speak, yet not I, it is The Father that Speaketh Through Me… And so shall You. Look up!... To The Source of all Being and Let It Flow at the rate of God's Will… ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 2, 2019

"With that attitude, the student has entered the beginning stage-the First Degree. From then on, by the grace of God which has been given him, the teacher can impart not only spiritual wisdom, but spiritual consciousness. Sooner or later, the way opens so that the student will receive his own impartations from within. The same light that has come to every mystic can then come to him; the same truth that has revealed itself to every mystic can then reveal itself to him. Truth in its essence is the same, but it comes in different language and in different degrees to each and every person." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Psalms 16:11 (to ;) (KJV)
11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy;

John 14:26, 27 (to .) (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.
27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you.

John 8:32 (KJV)
32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

John 14:31 (KJV)
31 But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

All that I have is thine… I Give, not as this-world giveth, but Spirit to Spirit and Soul to Soul. Develop an attitude of: speak Lord, thy servant heareth, and open out a way for the Imprisoned Splendor to escape. We will gather together in His name, in Stillness and Oneness and then Arise and go hence - and give it away again to where It needs to Be… ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - November 1, 2019

"Up to the time that such answers are received, the student must satisfy his mind by asking questions. That is the only method by which he can dispose of his queries, skepticism, and doubt, but he should rid himself of these as quickly as possible and then be done with that phase of his spiritual journey, which is only the pre-beginning stage. Even the beginning of spiritual wisdom is not attained until the questions are out of the way and the student is completely emptied and pleads, 'The past is passed. I am not even interested in what I heretofore thought or believed. I do not care about answers to questions: I care only about the God-experience. Fill me; fill me with spiritual wisdom; fill me with the presence and power of God.'" ~Joel S Goldsmith

Matthew 7:7,8 (KJV)
7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

Jeremiah 29:13 (KJV)
13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

II Cor 5:17,18 (to ,) (KJV)
17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
18 And all things are of God,

Acts 17:28 (KJV)
28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

Study diligently and ever hesitate to ask a question. Just ask it and get it out of the way... We will Grow in a way that we can hear, up until we can Hear… There are no shortcuts. We must do the Work…. Eventually we Grow in Spirit until we no longer need ask questions humanly. What we need to Hear Comes Spirit to Spirit and Soul to Soul.

To God, the Answer is always the same. It just Shows Up for us, in a Way each day, that we can Hear It: I Am. God Is. I am included in God's Omnipresence, so of course, I am filled with His Presence and Power. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 31, 2019

"Spiritual development comes about through the experience of God, not in questions or answers. Through meditation, the teacher works to elevate the consciousness of the student, and this makes the student free. It is not a matter of knowing or not knowing the answer to questions posed by the human mind: it is a matter of attaining spiritual consciousness. Real spiritual teaching begins when the attitude of the student is: 'I have no more questions. All I want now is answers, and I want those from God. I want them to come through inspiration either from my teacher or directly from the Spirit of God within me.'" ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 14:5-7 (KJV)
5 Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?
6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
7 If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.

John 6:45 (to .) (KJV)
45 It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God.

Job 22:21, 22 (KJV)
21 Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.
22 Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.

Psalms 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.

Our Freedom lies in Being Still, surrendering to God's Answer, and Letting Him Direct our Path. There will be many steps along that Way, and there may be many changes with each and every one taking us a step higher…. But I assure you dear friends, where the Spirit of the Lord is Realized, either by us Directly from the Source, or Through a Teacher as the Instrument, in that very moment, right then and there, there is the bliss of Divine Liberty. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 30, 2019

"Since spiritual impartation does not come through the human mind or through the reasoning faculties, the only reason that questions have any place at all in the unfolding of spiritual consciousness is because the hodgepodge of erroneous teachings, which many have been taught from their earliest years, will continue to puzzle them until it is cleared out. The day must come, however, when the student realizes that all his questions, together with their answers, are absolutely worthless so far as his spiritual development is concerned." Joel S Goldsmith

Job 36:22
22 Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth like him?

Isaiah 55:8-9
8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.
9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

John 16:7 (to 2nd ;) (KJV)
7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you;

All human thoughts, reasoning and chattering distractions must pass away. They must be Stilled from our consciousness for us to be quiet and confidently Aware enough, to Hear and Feel the very still and very small voice, that Comes Through an Experience of Spirit to Spirit and not Spirit to mind… Spiritual Impartation is Received beyond words and thoughts. It is now your turn to just Be Still and Listen.... ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 29, 2019

"No spiritual teacher avoids answering questions that will clarify the meaning of the message, but once a student has attained the actual contact with his Source, questions seldom arise. As God unfolds in his experience, he is left without questions, without any doubt about what to do, or why. He is not concerned about understanding what sin is, or about being guided as to what he should or should not do. If he knew of how little importance these things are, he would never let them disturb his thought. His one concern would be to follow the light that is within him." ~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.

Isaiah 60:1 (KJV)
1 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

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.

All that I have is thine, dear friends. Gathering together face to face will fade, but My Peace, Experienced Spirit to Spirit, shall Be Forever.

And, All that The Father hath always was, and Is Always will be Thine, because you are forever Included in His Kingdom - His Omnipresence. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 28, 2019

"While there is nothing that can either be asked or answered through the mind that will enhance a student's spiritual understanding or powers one iota, in the beginning it is natural for students to have questions which, when answered, may in some measure correct any false impressions the student may be entertaining and help clear away some of the underbrush in his consciousness, thereby preparing him for a spiritual experience. The teacher does answer the student's questions, but the continued asking of questions means that the student has not attained that inner awareness, and his attention must be directed, not to having his questions answered, but to going deeper and deeper into consciousness until he comes up with the 'pearl.'" ~Joel S Goldsmith

Matthew 7:7,8 (KJV)
7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

John 4:23,24 (KJV)
23 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

Focus not in this world - but Lean unto the Spirit for the Pearl of Understanding. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 27, 2019

"If the student is faithful, a spiritual teacher can open that student's consciousness to a receptivity to the Father within, so that the actual God-experience can come to him. Some persons receive spiritual light very quickly, others more slowly, depending upon the development of the individual: what his background is, how prepared he is give up the reasoning, thinking, arguing mind, and how willing he is to sit, as it were, at the feet of the master and receive, and receive, and receive." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Proverbs 28:20 (to :) (KJV)
20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings:

John 8:12
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.

Psalm 43:3
3 O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.

II Peter 1:19
19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:

Father…. I will remain faithful, dedicated and patient… Your Daystar is Risen in my Conciousness…. Lead me to do Thy Will…. And the Work of sharing Your Light as You Direct…. ~al.within

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The Daily Lesson - October 26, 2019

"After he has revealed the principles with which the student must work, the second function of the spiritual teacher is to open the consciousness of the student so that a way can be made for the student to reach the center of his own being where God can reveal Itself to him. God is no respecter of persons. God does not choose out of all mankind a Lao-tse, a Buddha, a Shankara, a Jesus, a John, and a Paul and expect all the rest of the world to sit at their feet. No, the world sits at the feet of the enlightened one to learn how he became a light and how it can go and do likewise." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Spiritual Teachers are under Direct Orders to Give you all that they have, in a Way that you can understand. ~Al Denninger

Matthew 5:16 (KJV)
16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Daniel 2:22 (KJV)
22 He revealeth the deep and secret things: he knoweth what is in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.

Matthew 7:20 (KJV)
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

Isaiah 60:1 (KJV)

1 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

Spend some time with your Teacher. Be patient and receptive and Let them Lift you… as long as it takes… ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 25, 2019

"Only through spiritual consciousness can truth be imparted, and it is for this reason that so much time must be devoted to meditation, both on the part of the teacher and of the student. If a student has lifted himself up out of his reasoning, thinking mind into that area of consciousness where his intuitive faculties have full play, then he can comprehend and understand what the teacher is imparting. Otherwise, he is able to hear only with his ear, and in imbibing a spiritual message, hearing with the physical ear is meaningless." ~Joel S Goldsmith

John 8:47 (KJV)
47 He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.

Ok then, how do you Lift yourself out of the reasoning, thinking mind? ~Al Denninger

First:

Deuteronomy 6:5 (KJV)
5 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

And then:

Matthew 6:6 (KJV)
6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

And then:

Matthew 6:31-33 (KJV)
31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

You will be Taught Spirit to Spirit, Soul to Soul. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 24, 2019

"Some persons think that reasoning and logic are sufficient for the attaining of the spiritual life, but I learned long ago that no spiritual teaching can be imparted intellectually. The reading of books alone will never give the majority of seekers the real import of a truly spiritual teaching because no one can grasp a spiritual teaching from books unless he is spiritually attuned." Joel S Goldsmith

Psalms 145:18 (KJV)
18 The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.

II Corinthians 3:6 (KJV)
6 Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

Psalms 27:8, 11 (to 3rd ,) (KJV)
8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Lord, will I seek.
11 Teach me thy way, O Lord, and lead me in a plain path,

Romans 7:6 (KJV)
6 But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

Dear Friends, here is an example of a Plain Path that was Shown to me many years ago and put into Practice by Serving in Newness of Spirit: The writing, producing and disseminating of "The Daily Lesson" is a perfect example of the Activity of Spirit that is Within Me and shows up each day in the form of the "letter of the Word", originating and delivered in Spirit... There is Spirit within it to be Found in the moment of Newness and Oneness of Spirit by You… So then, just how do you study and benefit from this Activity of God?

There was an Activity of Spirit within Joel that wrote, produced and disseminated his books and Work to all of us. We read, study, ponder, meditate on his Work and develop an Awareness to be Spiritually Attuned enough to See between the lines and letters directly to the Spirit. The Spirit Appears as Truth in Consciousness. I read, study, ponder and meditate to find the Scriptural writings to support and corroborate the Work… There was an Activity of Spirit Within the Sages, Prophets and writers of Scripture that wrote, produced and disseminated their Impartations and Experiences for all of us.

We read, study, ponder, and meditate on Scripture to develop a way to be Spiritually Attuned so we can See the Newness of Spirit between the lines and letters directly to the Activity of Spirit in the writer's Work as It Lives right Now.

Then yet again, I share the Impartation of Spirit that Comes directly to me from The Source, as I study, ponder, meditate and Listen with an open attitude of Awareness. It is God's Life Living As al.within and Given to me, to in turn, Love You with all my Heart…
Serving in Newness of Spirit, ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 23, 2019

"One function of a spiritual teacher is to reveal the principles with which the student must work in order to lift himself in consciousness to an apprehension of the Divine. The Master gave his disciples just such a way when he urged them to pray for their enemies, to pray for those who despitefully used them, to pray in secret, to give alms in secret, and to forgive unto seventy times seven. Jesus' followers were expected to put these teachings into practice, and just as he pointed out certain principles, so today does a teacher of spiritual wisdom receive his own spiritual impartations and reveal them to his students. Such teachings are of no value, however, as long as they are merely impartations from the teacher to the student. They become meaningful and effective only when the student puts them into practice." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Matthew 5:43-47 (KJV)
43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?
47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?

God's Love and Activity is Infinite and Unconditional, and we are Included in His Omnipresence. There is no separation and no sense of lack of any kind, unless we think ourselves separate. ~Al Denninger

Matthew 6:5-6 (KJV)
5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

Our practice, is one of Stillness, Silence and in the Awareness of The Truth of Being, and our Inclusion in It. Lean not unto thine own understanding… Ever… As a student or as a Teacher, we must become an Instrument of Truth and Love; and of Infinite, Unconditional Grace and Humble Gratitude, all Flowing In, Through and Out.

Dear friends, I Give you My Love every day - all that I Have is thine, now and forever… ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 22, 2019

"The way of truth is not easy. It is not easy to be a seeker after God because in the end we have to drop all our cherished convictions and come to that new day when we make the great discovery that God is in the very midst of us." ~Joel S Goldsmith

Psalms 119:30 (KJV)
30 I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.

Ezekiel 37:14 (KJV)
14 And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the Lord have spoken it, and performed it, saith the Lord.

Joel 2:26-28 (to ;) (KJV)
26 And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.
27 And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed.
28 And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh;

Revelation 21:3 (KJV)
3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

Persisting in our Practice, ceasing this-world consciousness, and Resting in Truth, will Reveal the Omnipresence of God in His Infinite Garden. ~Al Denninger

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The Daily Lesson - October 21, 2019

"The surrender of all that the student has held most sacred often-times takes place against his own inner convictions, against the faith and beliefs that have been stored up for years and years. These he finds difficult to relinquish, and so he continues to attempt to grasp the new while still clinging to the old." ~Joel S Goldsmith

II Peter 3:13-16 (KJV)
13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
14 Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.
15 And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you;
16 As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
17 Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness.
18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

II Corinthians 5:17 (KJV)
17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Psalms 23:2 (to :) (KJV)
2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:

Our Way can seem to be beset with many difficulties or distractions, but for me, the Truth is the Truth - there are no shades of gray. The Truth sterilizes the distracting noise. We must follow and stand by the Truth, unconditionally, no matter what... The Father will not leave us helpless, The Way will be Opened forward on our Path, those are our green pastures. We don't need to know the how The Way opens up - we just need to say, "Yes, I will do what You ask, Father"…. Thank you Father! And, Do It! ~Al Denninger

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Daily Lesson - September 24, 2019

CHAPTER XIV
"AND THEY SHALL ALL BE TAUGHT OF GOD"

"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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