WHEN DO WE GIVE PRAISE

Sir Godfrey Gregg OHPM Grand Commanding Officer " Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me." (John 11:41). This is a very strange and unusual order. Lazarus is still in the grave, and … Continue reading WHEN DO WE GIVE PRAISE

THE RIPPLE EFFECT

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div “You are the light of the world -like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.” Matthew 5:14 “For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.” Habakkuk 2:14 You may look out at the big world and … Continue reading THE RIPPLE EFFECT

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD’S

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. 20 Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. 21 Be … Continue reading VENGEANCE IS THE LORD’S

FLOWING FROM US

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer " Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits." (Song of Solomon 4:16). Look at the meaning of this prayer a moment. Its root is found in … Continue reading FLOWING FROM US

GOD IS LOOKING

Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars." (2 Chronicles 16:9). God is looking for a man, or woman, whose … Continue reading GOD IS LOOKING

COME CLOSER TO HIM

Sir Godfrey Gregg  Grand Commanding Officer "And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering. But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw his glory and the two men that stood with him." (Luke 9:29, … Continue reading COME CLOSER TO HIM

HINDRANCE TO PRAYER

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him, and he shall bring it to pass." (Psalm 37:5). I once thought that after I prayed that it was my duty to do everything that I could do to bring the answer to pass. He taught me a better way and … Continue reading HINDRANCE TO PRAYER

INTRODUCTION TO JACOB’S LADDER

The introduction of Jacob's ladder into the symbolism of The Mystical Court is to be traced to the vision of Jacob, which is thus substantially recorded in the twenty-eighth chapter of the Book of Genesis: When Jacob, by the command of his father Isaac, was journeying toward Padanaram, while sleeping one night with the bare … Continue reading INTRODUCTION TO JACOB’S LADDER

JACOB’S LADDER

Research Author Sir Godfrey Gregg OHPM, ROMC When this symbol, which is taken from Jacob's Vision (Genesis 28), was introduced into English Speculative Freemasonry is not exactly known. But we find allusions to it a little after the middle of the last [18th] century. It has always been a symbol of Spiritual Baptist and The … Continue reading JACOB’S LADDER

SECURITY IN THE STORMS

Sir Godfrey Gregg Grand Commanding Officer "'But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary." (Matthew 14:24). Rude and blustering the winds of September often are. Do they not typify the tempestuous seasons of my life? But, indeed, I ought to be glad that I … Continue reading SECURITY IN THE STORMS