The Generations That Have Gone On Before

The generations that have gone on before you--whither are they fled? And

those round whom in life circled the fairest and the loveliest of the

land, where now are they? Profit by their example, O people, and be not of

them that are gone astray.

Others ere long will lay hands on what ye possess, and enter into your

habitations. Incline your ears to My words, and be not numbered among the


For every one of you his paramount duty is to choose for himself that on

which no other may infringe and none usurp from him. Such a thing--and to

this the Almighty is My witness--is the love of God, could ye but perceive


Build ye for yourselves such houses as the rain and floods can never

destroy, which shall protect you from the changes and chances of this

life. This is the instruction of Him Whom the world hath wronged and


The Fourth Valley The Great Being Saith: O Ye Children Of Men! facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail