Through the Gate of Good

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Cosimo, Inc., 1. märts 2007 - 76 pages
To help readers find what he calls the "spirit of truth in the heart of man," the bestselling author of As a Man Thinketh-one of the most popular writers in the fields of inspiration at the turn of the 20th century-provides a series of articles that set forth the life and precepts of Jesus... precepts he believes stand for all religion and that, in the end, come down to simple truth and goodness. With its insistence on a universal spirituality, this self-help book for the inner self can be enjoyed by readers of all persuasions.British author and pop philosopher JAMES ALLEN (1864-1912) retired from the business world to pursue a life of writing and contemplation. He authored many books about the power of thought including The Way of Peace, The Mastery of Destiny, and Entering the Kingdom.

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Contents

The Gate and the Way II
11
The Law and the Prophets
24
The Yoke and the Burden
38
The Word and the Doer
48
The Vine and the Branches
57
Salvation this Day
63
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Page 20 - They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.
Page 48 - Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
Page 57 - ... blessedness ; and none but he who dwells in peace toward all can know the boundless and immeasurable peace. Thus is the doer of the word the disciple indeed, and continuing in that word, becoming one with it in heart and mind, he knows the Truth which frees the soul from the bondage of sin. 54 THE VINE AND THE BRANCHES I am the Vine, ye are the branches...
Page 48 - If ye continue in my word, then ye are my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the Truth, and the Truth shall make you free.
Page 7 - The genius of the presenl age in matters spiritual is toward simplicity, and the hunger of the human heart is for Truth, naked and uninvolved. That hunger will eventually bring about (is already bringing about) its own satisfaction, and here and there are men and women who, passing through the gateway of self-conquest, are entering into possession of the transcendent righteousness.

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