The Book of the Chapter; Or, Monitorial Instructions, in the Degrees of Mark, Past and Most Excellent Master, and the Holy Royal Arch

The Book of the Chapter; Or, Monitorial Instructions, in the Degrees of Mark, Past and Most Excellent Master, and the Holy Royal Arch

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...said, this is the thing which the Lord commandeth, Fill an omer of the manna, to be kept for your generations; that they may see the bread wherewith I have fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you forth from the land of Prideaux's Connection vol. L p 829. Egypt. And Moses said unto Aaron, Tako a pot, and put an ouicr full of manna therein, and lay it up before the Lord, to be kept for your generations. As the Lord commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the testimony to be kept. Nuxbeks xvii. 10. And the Lord said unto Moses, Bring Aaron's rod again before the testimony, to be kept for a token. In one of the highest degrees of the Ancient and Accepted Rite we find the following explanation of the symbolism of the key which is equally applicable to Royal Arch Masonry. "The key demonstrates that having obtained the key to our sublime mysteries, the mason, if he behaves with justice fervency and zeal to his companions, will soon arrive at the true meaning of the mawmic society." But the symbolism is here still further extended. It is within the sacred pages of the law that this invaluable key is found, which teaches us that it is only in the revelations of the Supreme Architect of the Universe that Divink Truth is to be discovered. The following passage of Scripture is read as explanatory of an important mystery: And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, 1 am the Loed: and I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty; but by my name Jehovah was I noJ known to them. An interesting announciation is now made with grateful thanks to God for the discovery, when the following Ode should be sung, the companions all standing: EOTAL ARCH ODE Joy! the secret vault is found, Full the sunbeam falls...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236636082
  • 9781236636089