Monthly Archives: December 2015

Study Questions for TMI 73

Sharing with Others (Scripture Reading: Teaching of Mir Izgadda 73:1-3)

1. In the very first verse, what does Mir Izgadda tell us not to do? Explain this verse in further detail.

2. What divine commandment can we find in the latter part of the first verse? Compare this with what Maran Yisho said in the 28th chapter of the Gospel of Mar Mattai.
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The Fourth Virtue

The Twelve Virtues: “…the fourth Contentment.” — Gospel of Mar Mani 6:5

“Experience joy, O children of Light, practice divine persuasion and reconciliation with your fellow brothers and sisters and the world. This, my beloved children, is the fourth virtue: Contentment.” (Epistle of Mar Mani Khaila on the Cultivation of the Twelve Virtues 1:4)
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The Third Virtue

The Twelve Virtues: “…the third Victory.” — Gospel of Mar Mani 6:5

“When you practice self control and make a concerted effort to detach yourselves from materialism and harmful desires, this, my beloved children, is the third virtue: Victory.” (Epistle of Mar Mani Khaila on the Cultivation of the Twelve Virtues 1:4)
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The Second Virtue

The Twelve Virtues: “…the second Wisdom.” — Gospel of Mar Mani 6:5

“When you practice balance, seek and hold to enlightenment and understanding, when you are able to be taught things of a divine nature, this, my beloved children, is the second virtue: Wisdom.” (Epistle of Mar Mani Khaila on the Cultivation of the Twelve Virtues 1:3)
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