the people, was to probe the whole Mosaic system until they reached the bedrock of cause and effect on which it rested. But this is just what they did not do. Their reverence for names was greater than their reverence for Truth and, assuming that Moses taught what he never did, they put to death the teacher of whom Moses had prophesied as the one who should complete his word in building up "the people of the I AM".
Thus they rejected "the Stone of Israel", and in so doing they fought against God --- that is, against the Law of Spirit in Self-evolution. For it was this Law, and this only, that the Carpenter of Nazareth taught. He came not to destroy the teachings of Moses and of the Prophets, but to fulfil by showing what it was that, under various veils and coverings, had been handed down through the generations. It was his mission to complete the Building of the Temple by exhibiting Perfected Man as the apex of the Pyramid of Evolution.
The Evolutionary Pyramid
Broad and strong and deep was laid the foundation of this Pyramid in that first movement of the ONE which the Bible tells of in its opening words; and thenceforward the building has progressed through countless ages till Man, now sufficiently developed intellectually, requires only the final step of recognising that the Universal Spirit reaches, in him, the reproduction of Itself in individuality to take his proper