THE PLAYER MODEL

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PLAYER MODEL:This is your first opportunity to find out “Who am I not?” You  are  not your  Infinite  I.  You  are  not the  one  who  is  choosing  the  wave frequencies from The Field and creating your experiences. You are not even infinite. Your body, mind, intellect, and everything associated with them are part of your holographic universe. They aren’t real, much less infinite. Your Infinite I is the “I Am,” and you are the “I think” part of the equation. If you can really get this at the beginning of…

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THE HOLOGRAM

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THE HOLOGRAM HOLOGRAM:How is “reality” created from The Field? Most  quantum  physicists  agree  it  is  a  very  similar  process  to  the  creation  of  a hologram. In other words, the universe we see is a “holographic universe.” “When we look at some of the scientific views of ‘reality’ that have tried to get down,  down, down to the nitty-gritty, we see at its ultimate level… that reality is not solid – it’s  mostly empty space – and whatever solidity it has seems more to resemble a hologram  picture rather than material,…

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THE LIBRARY

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LIBRARY:There  are three  other  doors in  the back  of the movie  theater  I haven’t mentioned. One has a sign saying, “Men’s Room;” another says “Ladies Room;” and above the third door is a sign saying, “Library,” and that door is never closed. In between groups, or as I began to realize the particular group I belonged to at the time wasn’t going to produce what they were offering and my membership was coming to an end, I would go into this Library and read, looking for new inspiration and hope.…

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Zophars last speech, An ancient principle

Chapter 20 Zophar’s last speech An ancient principle v1 Zophar, who belonged to the people called Naamathites, answered. He said: v2 Job, your words upset me. So, I need to reply now. v3 Your reply does not respect me. But I will answer you wisely. v4 There is an ancient principle, which you must know. This principle has been true since the first people lived: ·  v5 A wicked man is only happy for a short time. An evil man is only happy for a moment. v6 That man might…

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Job replies to Bildads second speech, Job thinks that God caused Job’s troubles

Chapter 19 Job replies to Bildads  second speech Job thinks that God caused Job’s troubles Bildads: v1 Job replied. He said: v2 You continue to upset me. Your words make me sad. v3 You have insulted me many times. You accuse me unfairly, but you are not ashamed. v4 I alone am responsible if I have done evil things. v5 You think that you are great. You accuse me because I suffer. v6 So, know this fact! God has caused my troubles. This is why I cannot escape from my problems. v7…

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Bildads second speech, Bildad warns Job not to be angry

Chapter 18 Bildads second speech Bildad warns Job not to be angry v1 Then Bildad, who belonged to the people called Shuhites, replied: v2 Eliphaz and Zophar, you should answer Job! Job, be sensible! Then, we will speak. v3 You insult us as if we were stupid animals. But you should not think that we are evil. v4 You might hurt yourself when you are angry. But the world will not change because of your troubles. The rocks will not move because of you. Chapter 18 Verses 1-3 It seems…

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My spirit suffers. My life is short. Soon, I must die. Everybody insults me. And I watch their cruel actions.

Chapter 17 Job continues his reply to Eliphaz v1 My spirit suffers. My life is short. Soon, I must die. v2 Everybody insults me. And I watch their cruel actions. Chapter 17 Verses 1-2 Job thought that he was dying. His friends were with him. But they did not speak kind words to him. Instead, they accused him of many evil deeds. Job prays v3 God, promise to be fair to me! Nobody else will protect me. v4 You have caused the people not to know the truth. So, you…

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Job replies to Eliphaz’s second speech

Chapter 16 Job replies to Eliphaz’s second speech v1 Job answered. He said: v2 I have heard many such things. You are all hopeless comforters. v3 Stop your long speeches! You have no reason to go on. v4 If you suffered like me, I could speak like you. I could oppose you with many words. And I could insult you. v5 (But I would not behave like you.) Instead, I would encourage you. And I would comfort you with my words. v6 But now, when I speak, I have no…

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Eliphaz says that Job is wrong

Chapter 15 Eliphaz’s second speech Eliphaz says that Job is wrong v1 Eliphaz, who belonged to the people called Temanites, answered. He said: v2 A wise man should not speak foolish words. He should not make sounds that mean nothing, like the wind. v3 He should check that his words are helpful. His speeches should always be good. v4 But, Job, your speeches do not respect God. You suggest that prayer has no value. v5 You have spoken evil words. Your words are clever (but they are not right). v6…

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Job continues his prayer

Chapter 14 Job continues his prayer Job thinks that he will die soon v1 I am just an ordinary man. My life is short. And my troubles are constant. v2 I am like a flower that will soon die. Or, like a shadow that cannot last. v3 But, God, you watch me. And you are my judge. v4 I am not holy. So I cannot make myself holy. v5 You have decided the length of my life. I cannot live longer. v6 So, do not watch me! Let me be…

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Job continues his reply to Zophar

Chapter 13 Job continues his reply to Zophar Job warns his friends to be careful about their words v1 I myself have seen that God does this. I have heard about this, and I know it. v2 I know the things that you know. v3 But I want to speak to God. I want to argue with God about my situation. v4 But you tell lies to hide the truth. You are like doctors who cannot cure anyone. v5 So, be silent! Then, you would be much wiser! v6 Listen…

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Job replies to Zophars first speech

Chapter 12 Job replies to Zophar’s first speech Job says that his friends’ speeches were too simple v1 Job answered: v2 You think that you are the greatest people ever! You think that nobody else is wise! v3 But I am intelligent, too. I know the things that you know. In fact, everyone already knows the things that you have said. Chapter 12 In chapter 4, Eliphaz told a story about a spirit. And he explained that nobody is perfect. In chapter 8, Bildad preferred traditional ideas. He explained that…

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Zophars first speech

Chapter 11 Zophar’s first speech God is kind v1 Zophar, who belonged to the people called Naamathites, replied. He said: v2 I must answer Job’s many words. I cannot agree that his long speech was right. v3 Job, no man should be silent when he hears your foolish words. Someone must stop you when you laugh (at our words). v4 You claim that you are innocent. You claim that you are right. v5 But if God spoke, he would accuse you. v6 He would tell you the secrets of wisdom…

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Job prays to God

Chapter 10 Job prays to God Job prays, ‘Do not punish me’ v1 I do not want to live. So, I will complain. I will speak, because my spirit is sad. v2 This is my prayer to God: Do not punish me. Tell me why you accuse me. v3 Tell me why you oppose me. You seem to oppose your own work. But you allow the plans of wicked men to succeed. v4 You are not like a man. You can see things that we cannot see. v5 And you…

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God is very great

Chapter 9 Job replies to Bildad’s first speech God is very great v1 Job replied: v2 Bildad, I know that your words are correct. But man is weak, and God is strong. So I do not know how any man could be really good. v3 A man might want to argue with God. But the man could not answer when God accuses that man. v4 God is wise. And God is powerful. Nobody who opposes God can succeed. v5 God can suddenly move mountains. And God can destroy a mountain…

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Bildads first speech

Chapter 8 Bildad’s first speech The ancient advice that God is always fair v1 Then Bildad, who belonged to the people called Shuhites, answered. He said: v2 Job, I cannot allow you to continue. Your words are not right. I would prefer to listen to the sound of the wind. v3 God is always fair. God only does the right things. v4 So, your children died because they were evil. God punished them for their evil deeds. v5 (But you are not an evil man.) So, ask God to help…

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Job continues his reply to Eliphaz

Chapter 7 Job continues his reply to Eliphaz Job wants to die v1 But in this world, men must work so hard. We are like the workers that other people employ for the day. v2 And I am like a slave who waits for the evening. Or, I am like a worker who must wait for his pay. v3 So, I have been sad for months. And I am miserable every night. v4 At night, I lie down. I think, ‘My nights are so long.’ Then, I wait until dawn.…

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Job is very sad

Chapter 6 Job replies to Eliphaz’s first speech Job is very sad v1 But Job said: v2 I am so sad. My sad feelings seem like a terrible weight. v3 And that weight feels heavier than all the sand at the seaside. So, forgive me if I spoke too soon. v4 I feel as if God shot me with arrows. There is poison on the arrows. And the poison enters my spirit. God has caused me many troubles. v5 I do not complain without a reason. You do not hear…

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The end of an evil man who was successful

Chapter 5 Eliphaz continues his first speech The end of an evil man who was successful v1 If anyone will answer you, Job, then call! See whether a holy person will reply! v2 An evil man dies because he is angry. But a stupid man dies because he is jealous. v3 I have seen an evil man who was successful. But his troubles came suddenly. v4 His children are in danger. They are in court, and nobody will help them. v5 Hungry people eat that man’s harvest. They even take…

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Eliphazs first speech

Chapter 4 Eliphazs first speech v1 Then Eliphaz, who belonged to the people called Temanites, replied. He said: v2 Job, I do not want to upset you. But I want to say something. And this is an important matter. Chapter 4 Verses 1-2 Job’s words upset Eliphaz. And Job’s troubles also upset Eliphaz. Eliphaz simply believed that a good person should have a good life. And Eliphaz thought that an evil person should have a terrible life. So, when Eliphaz saw Job’s troubles, Eliphaz had no explanation. Eliphaz was sure…

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Job’s first speech, Job regrets his own birth

Chapter 3 Job’s first speech Job regrets his own birth v1 Afterwards, Job spoke. He regretted his own birth. v2 He said: v3 I regret my own birth. I am sorry that I was ever born. v4 I would prefer if that day never existed. I would prefer if the sun never appeared on that day. I wish that God did not count that day. v5 I would prefer if a dense cloud had covered the sun. I would prefer if the daylight was darkness. v6 (And I regret the…

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Satan opposes Job again

Chapter 2 Satan opposes Job again v1 On another day, the angels (servants of God) gathered in heaven to see God. The accuser, called Satan, came with them to see God. v2 God said to Satan, ‘Where did you come from?’ Satan replied to God, ‘I have travelled across the world. I have been to many places.’ v3 God said to Satan, ‘I have a servant called Job. Nobody else in the world is like Job! Job is good and honest. He respects God. And Job refuses to do evil…

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Job, a servant of God

About the Book of Job The Book of Job tells the story of a man called Job. Job was a good man. Job trusted God. But Job had terrible troubles. The devil caused Job’s troubles (Job 1:12; Job 2:6-7). But Job did not know this fact. So Job thought that God caused the problems (Job 19:1-12). In fact, God did not cause Job’s troubles. God merely permitted Job to suffer. Still, Job trusted God. And Job refused to insult God (Job 2:9-10). Job’s friends tried to help Job. But their…

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King Xerxes made the people in all his kingdom pay taxes.

Chapter 10 v1 King Xerxes made the people in all his kingdom pay taxes. v2 The kings of Media and Persia made official records. These records include all the things that Xerxes did by his authority and power. The records also give a full account of how the king made Mordecai a very great man. v3 In fact, Mordecai the *Jew was only second in rank to King Xerxes. Mordecai was the most important man among the *Jews. And he was popular with the *Jewish people. He worked hard for…

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The Jews killed many people. This might seem very cruel

Chapter 9 v1 The 13th day of the 12th month (the month called Adar) was the day to carry out the king’s law. This was the day when the enemies of the *Jews had hoped to have power over them. But, instead, on that day the *Jews had power over those who hated them. v2 The *Jews gathered in their cities in all the districts of King Xerxes. They attacked those who wanted to kill them. Nobody could oppose them, because the people of all the other nations were afraid…

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King Xerxes gave to Esther all the property of Haman.

Chapter 8 v1 That same day, King Xerxes gave to Esther all the property of Haman. (Haman had been the enemy of the *Jews.) And Mordecai came to see the king. Esther had told people now that Mordecai was her relative. v2 And the king took off his ring of authority, which he had taken back from Haman. The king gave his ring of authority to Mordecai. Esther gave Mordecai responsibility for the property of Haman. Verses 1-2 The king took the property of Haman and he gave it to…

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The king and Haman came to dine with Queen Esther.

Chapter 7 v1 So the king and Haman came to dine with Queen Esther. v2 As they were drinking wine, on that second day, the king said to Esther again, ‘What do you want, Queen Esther? You shall have it. What is your request? I will grant it. I will even give you up to half of my *kingdom.’ v3 Then Queen Esther replied, ‘I hope that you are pleased with me. My wish is that I might live. My request also is that the people from my nation might…

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Mordecai: That night the king could not sleep. He ordered that someone should bring the book of the official records of his rule.

Chapter 6 v1 That night the king could not sleep. He ordered that someone should bring the book of the official records of his rule. He ordered that they should read it to him. v2 In the book, he discovered the report about Mordecai. Mordecai had warned the king about Bigthan and Teresh. They were the king’s officials who guarded the door. They had planned to kill King Xerxes. v3 The king said, ‘What great honour have we given to Mordecai for this?’ ‘We have not done anything for him’,…

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Esther put on her royal clothing. She stood in the inner yard of the king’s palace.

Chapter 5 v1 On the third day, Esther put on her royal clothing. She stood in the inner yard of the king’s palace. This yard was in front of the king’s hall. The king was sitting on his royal seat in the hall. He was looking towards the entrance. v2 The king noticed Queen Esther who was standing in the yard. And he was pleased to see her. The king held out to Esther his gold stick that was in his hand. So Esther approached the king and she touched…

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Mordecai discovered what had happened. He tore his clothes.

Chapter 4 v1 Mordecai discovered what had happened. He tore his clothes. He put on *sackcloth and ashes and he went into the city. He cried aloud because he was very sad. v2 Nobody who was wearing *sackcloth could enter the king’s palace. So Mordecai stopped at the king’s gate. v3 When the people of every district heard the king’s law, the *Jews were very sad. They did not eat food. They wept aloud. Many *Jews lay on *sackcloth and ashes. Verses 1-3 The king’s law, that Haman had written,…

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