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Full text of "Akbar, The Emperor Of India"

THE  NINTH  TEXT
1.  Seeing then there are two Magics in one another,
tere are also two Magicians who lead themj viz. two
>irits.     One is God's Spirit,  and the other the
eason-spirit, in which the devil  ensconces him-
If.    In God's Spirit is the love of unity.   And
.an cannot better prove or try himself than by
ving serious  attention to what  his  desire and
nging impel him :  the same he hath for a leader,
id  its  child  he  is.    Nevertheless,  he  now  has
Dwer to break and change that will;   for he is
tagical and possesses the power.
2.  But there must be real earnestness;  for he
rust subdue the astral spirit which rules in him.
o do this, a sober calm life is necessary, with con-
nual abandonment to God's will.    For, to subdue
ic astral influence, no wisdom nor art will avail;
Lit sobriety of life, with continual withdrawal from
le influxes.   The elements continually introduce the
stral craving into his will.    Therefore it is not so
isy a thing to become a child of God ; it requires
ceat labour, with much travail and suffering.
3.  Antichrist indeed may call himself a child of
od.    But Christ says :   They shall not all enter
ito the kingdom of heaven who say : Lord, Lord,
ave we not in thy name  cast  out devils and
one mighty works ?    But he saith unto them :
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