The Gospel of Matthew as a Metaphysical Manual for the Christ in All of Us

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The Gospel of Matthew as an Metaphysical Manual
For the Inner Messiah in All of Us
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Rev. Monikah Ogando Halsey, B.Msc.

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Metaphysical Science in the
Department of Graduate Studies of the University of Metaphysics.

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Department of Graduate Studies

CERTIFICATE OF APPROVAL

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M.Msc. Thesis

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This is to certify that the M.Msc. Thesis of
Rev. Monikah Ogando Halsey
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thesis requirements for the Master of Metaphysical Science
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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I wish to thank my husband, Erick, for his relentless faith and support. Without

his patience as I buried myself in books, internet searches and writing expeditions, this work would not have been possible.
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I also wish to thank my business partner, David Bullock, for staying up with me

night after night, acting as a sounding board for my thought process as I articulated the assertions made in this work.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Introduction!

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Review of Literature

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Methods (N/A)

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Findings

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Discussion

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Summary and Conclusion

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INTRODUCTION

In a day and time when traditionally held structures such as government, politics, corporations and life-long careers have crumbled before our very eyes, the modern American is thrust once again into the ever-present question that haunts the human soul: Who am I? Why am I here? We look to examples outside of ourselves: sometimes celebrities, athletes, titans of industry, even politicians. But these, too, like us, have their foibles. They fall short, as we often judge ourselves to do. We look to “holier” examples: gurus, priests, and ministers. They fall short, too. So we look higher, to archetypal heroes such as Buddha, Jesus, Muhammed and the like.

To lend validity to our search (and thus to whatever answers we may find to apply to our lives), we seek for historical accuracy that these people existed, that they actually said and did what was documented as their words and deeds. For centuries, it has been a hotly debated topic whether Jesus actually existed in the flesh. Despite popular claims about his historicity, Jesus the Christ was simply another character in one of many messianic stories used to tell the story of our Inner Living Christ. Beginning with the Ancient Egyptians, the path of the Initiate (the ascended master, the inner messiah, etc.) has been the theme of mystery schools, occult teachings, and “secret organizations” such as the Masons. But one does not need to wander far or deep in order to find instructions on how to embark on this initiatory path. In fact, I assert that the deepest wisdom of spiritual evolution, at least for 21st Century Americans, has always been right under our Judeo-Christian noses - in the canonical gospels. Beginning with the Gospel of Matthew, each gospel is an allegory, detailing what it means for each of us to be the Living Christ in our own lives. The Gospel of Matthew uses numbers, numerology, astrology, name etymology and

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astronomy as a means to communicate what it means to become and be the Living Christ. As I will show in this paper, the canonical gospels are a veiled copy of the Ancient Mysteries of Egypt (whether maliciously plagiarized or not is not the theme of this paper, only to point to their oldest historical source).

Through their...
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