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                   But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that

                   hate you, and pray for them that despitefully use you, and persecute you; that ye may

                   be the children of your Father which is in Heaven, for He maketh his sun to rise on the
                   evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. For if ye love them

                   which love you, what reward have ye? Do not even the publicans the same? And if ye

                   salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? Do not even the pagans do so?
                   Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect .
                     As  long  as  we  cannot  Love  in  this  way,  with  a  pure  heart ,  we  are  forced  to  stay
                   outside the doors of the Kingdom of Heaven, amongst the publicans and gentiles. Only

                   true Christians or Saints, in the sense of the primitive Church, in other words only those

                   who have discovered their Individuality, and who follow the imperatives of the Divine
                   spark  that  resides  in  us  our  real  I,  are  endowed  with  the  gift  of  radiating  Christ's

                   objective Love.

                     The only Love that the man without is capable of conceiving or of offering, is a debris
                   of Divine Love, a pagan Love which, though subjective and passional in substance, has

                   preserved certain characteristics of its divine origin. Proceeding from a noumenal force,

                   it cannot be totally enslaved by the exactions of the Personality, that reflection of the

                   "World", as the Scriptures put it.

                       Matthew, V, 43-48 also Luke, VI, 27-35.
                       I Peter, I, 22.
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