THE LION

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div That a lion denotes the good of celestial love and the derivative truth, in its power, and also that in the opposite sense it denotes the evil of the love of self in its power, is evident from passages in the Word where a lion is mentioned. That it denotes … Continue reading THE LION

THE REASON

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer From its inception, The Mystical Court has anticipated how chivalry would have evolved as an ethical code if it had survived intact from medieval times. This means a code or philosophy that continued to shape itself over time, as accumulated knowledge increased rapidly, new ideas competing with old, the … Continue reading THE REASON

IF YOUR BROTHER SINS AGAINST YOU (CHURCH)

Believe me, there are lots of things I would rather do today than what I have to do now. As you know, the New Testament gives us very clear directives about the way we are to treat brothers and sisters in Christ who act contrary to scripture. In Matthew 18, the Lord gives us some … Continue reading IF YOUR BROTHER SINS AGAINST YOU (CHURCH)

TREASURY SCRIPTURES

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Brothers, if a man is overtaken in a fault, you which are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering yourself, lest you also be tempted. if. or, although. overtaken. Galatians 2:11-13 But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was … Continue reading TREASURY SCRIPTURES

GOSSIP IN THE CHURCH

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper, being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips, slanderers, haters of … Continue reading GOSSIP IN THE CHURCH

SPEAK GRACEFULLY WITH A GRAIN OF SALT

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man. — Colossians 4:6 Seasoning is vital to any dish you make. Steak, pasta, or seafood all need the appropriate mix of spices to woo a person’s palate. One thing … Continue reading SPEAK GRACEFULLY WITH A GRAIN OF SALT

PEACE IN TROUBLED TIMES AHEAD

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div The Lord hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; — Psalm 20:1 Unemployment, wars, terrorism, natural disasters, leaders’ poor decisions — times are hard. But as our older relatives will tell us, hard times are nothing new. Flip through old family photo albums … Continue reading PEACE IN TROUBLED TIMES AHEAD

WHEN THE BUCKET IS NOT ENOUGH

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. — John 14:27 Imagine being in the middle of the sea. The boat you’re sitting in has sprung a … Continue reading WHEN THE BUCKET IS NOT ENOUGH

ALL WOMEN ARE CALLED TO BE MOTHERS

  To Mothers, As large as the role is that our mothers play, the word mother is more powerful when used as a verb than as a noun. All women are not mothers, but all women are called to mother. To mother is to nurture, to train, to educate, to rear. As daughters of Eve, … Continue reading ALL WOMEN ARE CALLED TO BE MOTHERS

BALAAM AND THE DONKEY

Numbers 22-24 and 31:1-17 Just before Israel marched across the Jordan River to begin their conquest of Canaan they stopped in Moab to camp. Balak, the king of Moab was worried that they would go to war against him so he summoned a Pagan prophet named Balaam to curse Israel so Moab would not be … Continue reading BALAAM AND THE DONKEY