The early harvest

The account is brief but sad. The development of the lie in the long-lived ancients was such that within a few generations it had reached maturity.

The Story with extensive endnotes

On this trip, you will find pointers along the way to references in the Sacred Writings. From these places I have drawn the elements of The Story.

The truth affirmed

The victory He won was not left hidden in the apparent defeat of His ultimate humiliation.

The ultimate going-down

At last the time came, and the greatest of all prophets was raised up to herald the coming of the Word. John the Baptist announced the coming kingdom and King, laying the ax to the root of the tree of self-seeking, and calling for repentance.

The universal standard

Since God is love, all that He makes is an expression of love, and is intended to reveal love. Thus nothing was designed to live for itself.