The Ascension to celestial Jerusalem is euhemerized as ascent to Jerusalem of Judea

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Re: The Ascension to celestial Jerusalem is euhemerized as ascent to Jerusalem of Judea

Post by Giuseppe » Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:07 am

The Nassene Hymn, also, says us that what Jesus had to give in the his descent to lower heavens, was the way to escape from it: precisely, “Mysteries”, i.e. divine keys to escape the archons during the ascending.


Wherefore, send me, O Father!
Seals in my hands, I will descend;
Through Æons universal will I make a Path;
Through Mysteries all I'll open up a Way!
And Forms of Gods will I display;
The secrets of the Holy Path I will hand on,
And call them Gnosis.

(Hippolytus, Haer. 5.10,2)

The prison in need of keys to escape can only be the Sheol.
Nihil enim in speciem fallacius est quam prava religio. -Liv. xxxix. 16.

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Re: The Ascension to celestial Jerusalem is euhemerized as ascent to Jerusalem of Judea

Post by Giuseppe » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:22 pm

The Odes of Solomon 24 identify the baptism of Jesus with the descending of Jesus in the Sheol (to give gnosis):
The dove fluttered over the head of our Lord Messiah, because He was her head.
And she sang over Him, and her voice was heard.
Then the inhabitants were afraid, and the foreigners were disturbed.
The bird began to fly, and every creeping thing died in its hole.
And the chasms were opened and closed; and they were seeking the Lord as those who are about to give birth.
But He was not given to them for nourishment, because He did not belong to them.
But the chasms were submerged in the seal of the Lord, and they perished in the thought with which they had remained from the beginning.
For they were in labor from the beginning, and the end of their travail was life.
And all of them who were lacking perished, because they were not able to express the word so that they might remain.
And the Lord destroyed the devices, of all those who had not the truth with them.
For they were lacking in wisdom, they who exalted themselves in their mind.
So they were rejected, because the truth was not with them.
For the Lord revealed His way, and spread widely His grace.
And those who understood it knew His holiness.
Hallelujah.

This Ode is direct evidence of the original meaning of baptism of Christ: descending in the Sheol to save the souls of the righteous.
Nihil enim in speciem fallacius est quam prava religio. -Liv. xxxix. 16.

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