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Believing. Firmness and constancy; not a faltering
nor a blind faith, but the perception of spiritual Truth.
Mortal thoughts, illusion.
(BENJAMIN - Jacob's son)
Benjamin (Jacob's son). A physical belief as to life,
substance, and mind; human knowledge, or so-called
mortal mind, devoted to matter; pride; envy; fame;
illusion; a false belief; error masquerading as the possessor
of life, strength, animation, and power to act.
Renewal of affections; self-offering; an improved
state of mortal mind; the introduction of a more spiritual
origin; a gleam of the infinite idea of the infinite Principle;
a spiritual type; that which comforts, consoles,
Bride. Purity and innocence, conceiving man in the
idea of God; a sense of Soul, which has spiritual bliss
and enjoys but cannot suffer.
Bridegroom. Spiritual understanding; the pure consciousness
that God, the divine Principle, creates man
as His own spiritual idea, and that God is the only creative
Burial. Corporeality and physical sense put out of
sight and hearing; annihilation. Submergence in Spirit;
immortality brought to light.
(CANAAN - the son of Ham)
Canaan (the son of Ham). A sensuous belief; the
testimony of what is termed material sense; the error
which would make man mortal and would make mortal
mind a slave to the body.
Children. The spiritual thoughts and representatives
of Life, Truth, and Love.