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Week 24

"Victory's Torch Passed unto the Messengers of Truth in Science and Religion,"
dictation delivered by Mighty Victory
December 31, 1976

 

Assignment

  • LISTEN: Disc 1 Track 24 of The Mandate of Victory Audio Album
  • READ: Chapter 24 (pp. 202-213), The Mandate of Victory book (also published in the Pearls of Wisdom®, Vol. 20 Nos. 21-22, May 22 and 29, 1997)

Study Questions

After you have completed the assignment above, answer the study questions below. You can download these study questions as a PDF here.
 

Study Question 1

  • Beloved Victory opened his dictation with a few questions. What response did he give to these questions? (p. 202)

Study Question 2

  • The master tells us, “Know then, that even the very first step on the path of freedom is a step empowered by the Almighty One. This for the moment of pride in attainment—now for the moment of humility.  For the moment of humility, then say,
     
    "I, O God, AM one in thee because thou art in my very own. I AM one with thee, O God. I have come into the center of thy sacred fire by thy grace. I AM God in manifestation. I claim that God as adornment for sacred life aborning and for the moment of love. Because thou art, O God, I AM love." (p. 202)
     
  • In the weeks ahead begin your day in the flame of the humility of the Christ and affirm beloved Victory's words upon rising or as a sealing for your morning decrees.

Study Question 3

  • Victory announces his coming as multiple expressions of his flame.  Please identify examples of his coming. (p. 203)

Study Question 4

  • In his message Victory clearly states the goal of the ascension. What did he say? (p. 203)

Study Question 5

  • What significance did the master give to those who embody the consciousness of the ascension and yet remain in the unascended state? Who are these divine beings that assembled during the delivery of this dictation and where did they come from? (p. 203)
  • Why have they not taken their ascension? What purpose do they fulfill? (pp. 202-203)

Study Question 6

  • In addition to the appearance of the unascended masters of the East, Victory said:
     
    "Now, will you not turn and face the ascended masters who have gathered on the platform as the chohans of the rays, the Great Divine Director, and the Maha Chohan.…" (p. 204)
     
  • What role is ascribed to these ascended masters and what is the combined roles of the masters of East and West? (p. 205)

Study Question 7

  • Victory called forth his legions of victory for a specific purpose.  Please identify his purpose. (p. 205)

Study Question 8

  • The master placed an importance on understanding science and religion. He said,
     
    "Each of you is aligned in science or in religion, for these are the polarities of Alpha and Omega. Understand, then, that to bring truth in Spirit and Matter through the paths of East and West, there must be understanding." (p. 205)
     
  • Then he said that he came for a specific purpose in the context of the understanding of the polarities of science and religion. What specific purpose did he identify? (p. 205)

Study Question 9

  • In this dictation Victory identified those in attendance as messengers of truth. Then he gave them specific tasks. What did Victory ask them to do? (p. 205)
  • As you are among the messengers of truth, what will you do in the coming two to three weeks to fulfill Victory's requests? (p. 205)
  • What reward is waiting for you when you follow the master’s instructions? (pp. 205-206)

Study Question 10

  • In his dictations beloved Victory often speaks of the sense of victory.  In this dictation, what impact will the sense of victory have upon your consciousness? (p. 206)

Study Question 11

  • The master speaks about the opportunity for souls to have access to the latest teachings of the ascended masters even if they would not be attending Summit University. He said,
     
    "…everywhere you are in time and space, know that the Buddha and the Mother can transfer to you by God’s grace that energy and that teaching, and that you must and you can be, by journeying to the retreats of the Great White Brotherhood, au courant of the latest discoveries and the latest releases of light." (p. 206) 
     
  • Please reflect upon a spiritual understanding that you have been seeking to assist you on your path of personal Christhood.  Then ask to go to Archangel Jophiel and Christine’s* etheric retreat or the Retreat of the Divine Mother** and ask for the teaching to enlighten you.
*Jophiel and Christine are the archangel and archeia of the second ray of wisdom and illumination. They serve with the World Teachers, Jesus and Kuthumi, to illumine mankind’s understanding of cosmic law. Their etheric retreat is located over the plains of Central China, south of the Great Wall near Lanchow. 
 
**The Retreat of the Divine Mother is the retreat of Lady Master Venus. It is in the etheric octave in the Rocky Mountains on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park. The physical focus of the retreat is the Royal Teton Ranch, a property secured by students under the guidance of the ascended masters to be an outer focus of the Great White Brotherhood. To learn more about the etheric retreats of the Great White Brotherhood go to: http://www.ascendedmastersspiritualretreats.org/
 

Study Question 12

  • In the context of the title of this dictation, "Victory's Torch Passed Unto the Messengers of Truth," the master tells us that as messengers of truth we are responsible for creating the vessel to receive the teachings of the ascended masters; then to give the teachings to others. 
  • How can we prepare ourselves to receive the torch that is passed? (p. 207)
  • In what way is the torch of the teachings passed? (p. 207)

Study Question 13

  • Beloved Victory enlightened us to the conditions of the world and the evolutions of planet earth. He said, "This evolution is a perverse and stubborn evolution, infiltrated by fallen ones who have dedicated themselves to Darkness rather than to Light, and they will not give up their stranglehold on humanity all so easily." (p. 207)
  • Why did the master give us this teaching? (pp. 207-208)
  • What encouraging teachings did he give to keep our sense of victory amid the darkness? (p. 208)

Study Question 14

  • The master in his great wisdom counsels us, "…be grateful for imperfections in the vessel, be grateful for chinks in the armor and dents in the cup…." He adds, "Do not strive for human perfection, but strive for the divine perfection.…" (p. 209)
  • What did you learn from these two statements to assist you on your path of personal Christhood? 
  • In the coming week record in your Victory Journal how you applied what you learned. 

Study Question 15

  • As messengers of truth, Beloved Victory admonishes us to expose the false imitators of the Christed Ones and the robot consciousness, and does so for a specific purpose. Why did he assign us this task? (pp. 209-210)

Study Question 16

  • In this dictation Victory speaks of Pallas Athena,*** the Goddess of Truth, and reflects on why students do not enlist her assistance more often. (p. 210)
  • In the coming weeks, consider engaging in a nine-day novena to Pallas Athena and give her decree 50.00, "Living Truth" three times a day.  This decree is located on pages 366-367 of Prayers and Meditations and Dynamic Decrees for Personal and World Transformation published by The Summit Lighthouse. 
  • During this novena ask for Pallas Athena's flame of Truth to expose a world condition of corruption, dishonesty, and untruthfulness. 
  • Then keep your eye on the situation that you have chosen and record your observations in your Victory Journal.
***Pallas Athena, the Goddess of Truth, is a tremendous being of light who ensouls the cosmic consciousness of Truth. The flame of truth is an intense bright emerald green. It combines the flaming blue power of God’s will and the brilliant golden illumination of the intelligence of God. Her presence in the universe is the exaltation of the flame of living Truth. This truth she holds on behalf of the evolutions of earth as a member of the Karmic Board, where she serves as the representative on the fifth ray of truth, healing, supply and precipitation. The one who holds the office of the Goddess of Truth has always given great assistance to the messengers of the Great White Brotherhood. Her scepter of power is the flaming sword of Truth that cleaves asunder the Real from the unreal and keeps the way of the Tree of Life in the Garden of Eden. To learn more about Pallas Athena, go to: http://encyclopedia.summitlighthouse.org/index.php/Pallas_Athena

 
Study Question 17

  • Victory tells us that when we speak the truth, some will choose the way of error and some will choose the way of relative truth. Then he points out that neither position is correct and quotes a statement from the Ascended Master El Morya,**** "Let the chips fall where they may!"
  • What is the meaning of El Morya's statement?
****The ascended master El Morya is the Chief of the Darjeeling Council of the Great White Brotherhood, chohan of the first ray and hierarch of the etheric Temple of Good Will over Darjeeling, India. He is the founder of The Summit Lighthouse and the guru and teacher of the messengers Mark L. Prophet and Elizabeth Clare Prophet. He represents the godly attributes of courage, certainty, power, forthrightness, self-reliance, dependability, faith and initiative. These are the qualities of the Father principle—the statesman, the executive, the ruler. To learn more about El Morya, go to: http://encyclopedia.summitlighthouse.org/index.php/El_Morya


Study Question 18

  • The master introduces a song and poem and asks us, "Speak the truth, that out of the mouth of Christ did manifest and by Buddha was thrice blessed. Speak that truth and go forth with the song and the poem, 'Tell Them.'" (p. 211)
  • When you come to this poem, recite it aloud as you are reading it and also recite it with the master when you listen to the dictation to anchor the flame of truth.

Study Question 19

  • The last line of the poem "Tell Them" is, "And in their judgment will be eternal life or eternal damnation."  (p. 211)
  • How does Victory define “eternal damnation”?  (p. 211)
Study Question 20
  • Beloved Victory transmits the vision and action of victory as a giantV. Please describe the action of the V. (pp. 211-212)
  • What is created through the action of theV and what does it represent? (p. 212)

Study Question 21

  • For what specific purposes did Victory come to deliver this message to us? (p. 212)

Study Question 22

  • Why did Victory ask us to pray for the sons and daughters of God and the children of the light? (pp. 212-213)

Study Question 23

  • What does Victory say is the antidote for fear and doubt? (p. 213)
 

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