The Gospel of Thomas - Genesis One Connection
Side by Side revealing Key Word Connections

The Original Gospel of Christ commonly known as The Gospel of Thomas
is aligned with the Creation Story in Genesis 1:1 - 2:3.
This Testimony of Jesus, this Little Scroll written on The Front and The Back,
is Opened into Seven Sections corresponding to the Seven Days of the Original Creation.

Compare the connections in thought, word, and rhetoric.
Deeper insights are revealed through the comparison
and contrast of these two aligned scriptures.
Structural clues are presented for further study.

Side by Side these Two texts Proclaim One Message.

In The Gospel of Thomas, Jesus proclaims "A Perfect Kingdom" that is unseen by men.

And Throughout the Seven Connected Days of Creation God Thunders "His Perfect Mind."

Side by Side, Hear God's response as He Declares with "One Voice"
A Stern and Perfect Rebuke to the "Many Voices" of the Disciples of Jesus.
"The disciples asked" (In Thomas) ... "And God Said" (In Genesis 1)

See the Lightning Light up the Heavens and the Earth
As the Disciples Run and then Fly with their message,
And Hear and understand the response of The Seven Thunders of God
And See the Re-creative Power of God
As He Comments and Answers the Questionings of these Disciples of Jesus
As they are seen within the Gospel of Thomas.

Though the Disciples may not all speak the same thing
The Seven Thunders
Will Speak with One Voice
Revelation 10:1-7

Now is the time. Unroll the scroll.
“Give attendance to reading… Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them;
that thy profiting may appear to all,” 1 Timothy 4:13 15.


The Gospel of Thomas
 

The Testimony of Jesus


Translated by Thomas O. Lambdin

Genesis

Book One:
Chapter 1.1 - 2.3

King James Version

The Beginning


The Beginning is joined to The End, (or the Seventh Day in this text).

For as the Seventh day blends into the First day,
The living Jesus (from the prologue in the Beginning) joins with A living Spirit (from saying 114 at the End)

"For where the beginning is, there will the end be," Thomas 18
The Bridegroom and Bride become One and the same.

Wedding Ring

Make the two One.

"On
the Seventh Day God ended his works" is joined to "In the Beginning" Genesis 1:1, 2:2

(Prologue)
These are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke and which Didymos Judas Thomas wrote down. 
(1) And he said, "Whoever finds the interpretation of these sayings will not experience death."
(2) Jesus said, "Let him who seeks continue seeking until he finds. When he finds, he will become troubled. When he becomes troubled, he will be astonished, and he will rule over the All."
(3) Jesus said, "If those who lead you say to you, 'See, the kingdom is in the sky,' then the birds of the sky will precede you. If they say to you, 'It is in the sea,' then the fish will precede you. Rather, the kingdom is inside of you, and it is outside of you. When you come to know yourselves, then you will become known, and you will realize that it is you who are the sons of the living father. But if you will not know yourselves, you dwell in poverty and it is you who are that poverty." 
(4) Jesus said, "The man old in days will not hesitate to ask a small child seven days old about the place of life, and he will live. For many who are first will become last, and they will become one and the same." 
(5) Jesus said, "Recognize what is in your sight, and that which is hidden from you will become plain to you . For there is nothing hidden which will not become manifest." 
[1] In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

[2] And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
When he finds... When he becomes troubled... When you come to know yourselves
(When... When... When) ,  
In the beginning
The living Jesus spoke God created
The living Jesus The beginning
The living father God
When he becomes troubled  ( c.f. The troubling, moving, or agitation of the waters, John 5 :3 Moved upon the face of the waters
(Moved, trembled - spoken of the bones of a terrified person, Hebrew lexicon of Genesis 1:2)
The All The heaven and the earth
The sky....the sky... the sea... heaven... heaven... the sea The deep... the waters
The kingdom The earth
Inside... outside Without form, and void
Inside of you... is hidden... hidden The deep
Outside of you Darkness was upon the face
The place of life The Spirit of God
First will become last The beginning (Hebrew: re'shiyth = first)
There is nothing Was without form, and void

The First Day

The catchwords "
Sight" and "Become manifest" (in Thomas 5)
connects with the "
Sight" and "Become manifest" (in Thomas 6)
Just as "The Beginning" connects with "The First Day"

(6) His disciples questioned him and said to him, "Do you want us to fast? How shall we pray? Shall we give alms? What diet shall we observe?"
 Jesus said, "Do not tell lies, and do not do what you hate, for all things are plain in the sight of heaven. For nothing hidden will not become manifest, and nothing covered will remain without being uncovered." 
(7) Jesus said, "Blessed is the lion which becomes man when consumed by man; and cursed is the man whom the lion consumes, and the lion becomes man." 
(8) And he said, "The man is like a wise fisherman who cast his net into the sea and drew it up from the sea full of small fish. Among them the wise fisherman found a fine large fish. He threw all the small fish back into the sea and chose the large fish without difficulty. Whoever has ears to hear, let him hear." 
(9) Jesus said, "Now the sower went out, took a handful (of seeds), and scattered them. Some fell on the road; the birds came and gathered them up. Others fell on the rock, did not take root in the soil, and did not produce ears. And others fell on thorns; they choked the seed(s) and worms ate them. And others fell on the good soil and it produced good fruit: it bore sixty per measure and a hundred and twenty per measure." 
(10) Jesus said, "I have cast fire upon the world, and see, I am guarding it until it blazes." 
(11) Jesus said, "This heaven will pass away, and the one above it will pass away. The dead are not alive, and the living will not die. In the days when you consumed what is dead, you made it what is alive. When you come to dwell in the light, what will you do? On the day when you were one you became two. But when you become two, what will you do?"
[3] And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

[4] And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

[5] And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
When...When... when... when The first day
His disciples... said... What... shall we observe God said, Let there be light
Become plain... become manifest... become manifest... being uncovered... the light Be light... the light... the light... Day
Plain in the sight of heaven God saw
There is nothing hidden... fire... it blazes There was light
Hidden... hidden... covered The darkness... Night
Blessed... the good soil... good fruit Good
He threw all the small fish back into the sea and chose the large fish God divided
He... chose the large fish God called the light
When you come to dwell in the light... when... when. The evening... the morning... the first day

The Second Day

The catchword "Heaven" (in Thomas 11) connects with the "Heaven" (in Thomas 12)
Just as "The First Day" connects with "The Second Day"


(12) The disciples said to Jesus, "We know that you will depart from us. Who is to be our leader?"
 Jesus said to them, "Wherever you are, you are to go to James the righteous, for whose sake heaven and earth came into being." 
(13) Jesus said to his disciples, "Compare me to someone and tell me whom I am like."
 Simon Peter said to him, "You are like a righteous angel."
 Matthew said to him, "You are like a wise philosopher."
 Thomas said to him, "Master, my mouth is wholly incapable of saying whom you are like."
 Jesus said, "I am not your master. Because you have drunk, you have become intoxicated from the bubbling spring which I have measured out."
 And he took him and withdrew and told him three things. When Thomas returned to his companions, they asked him, "What did Jesus say to you?"
 Thomas said to them, "If I tell you one of the things which he told me, you will pick up stones and throw them at me; a fire will come out of the stones and burn you up." 
(14) Jesus said to them, "If you fast, you will give rise to sin for yourselves; and if you pray, you will be condemned; and if you give alms, you will do harm to your spirits. When you go into any land and walk about in the districts, if they receive you, eat what they will set before you, and heal the sick among them. For what goes into your mouth will not defile you, but that which issues from your mouth - it is that which will defile you." 
(15) Jesus said, "When you see one who was not born of woman, prostrate yourselves on your faces and worship him. That one is your father." 
(16) Jesus said, "Men think, perhaps, that it is peace which I have come to cast upon the world. They do not know that it is dissension which I have come to cast upon the earth: fire, sword, and war. For there will be five in a house: three will be against two, and two against three, the father against the son, and the son against the father. And they will stand solitary." 
(17) Jesus said, "I shall give you what no eye has seen and what no ear has heard and what no hand has touched and what has never occurred to the human mind." 
(18) The disciples said to Jesus, "Tell us how our end will be."
 Jesus said, "Have you discovered, then, the beginning, that you look for the end? For where the beginning is, there will the end be. Blessed is he who will take his place in the beginning; he will know the end and will not experience death." 

[6] And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.


[7] And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.


[8] And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
When... When... When The second day
The disciples said... Who is to be our leader? God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters
(Firmament = Greek: Arches = Authority, Principality, First place, Leader - one who commences)...    Waters = peoples ,  Revelation 17:15)
Leader... Master... master... take his place Firmament = the vault or arch of the sky
(Greek: Arches = Authority, Principality, First place, Leader - one who commences)
James = "supplanter - one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the position or leadership of another"
(Let
there be among you a man of understanding - Thomas 21...
There is light within a man of light, and he lights up the whole world - Thomas 24)
Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters
Depart Divide (The Firmament, or the Leader, divides the waters from the waters)
The beginning... the beginning (Greek: Arche) Firmament = the arch of the sky (Greek: Arches = Beginning, Origin, First, Primary)
Wherever you are In the midst of the waters
Heaven and earth came into being Be a firmament in the midst of the waters
Compare me to someone and tell me whom I am like... you are like Divide the waters from the waters
A wise philosopher
(Wisdom separates, compares, discerns, and chooses between alternatives. A Philosopher loves Sophia or humanity.)
Divide the waters
(Waters = peoples,  Revelation 17:15)
You have drunk, you have become intoxicated The waters
The bubbling spring which I have measured out Divide the waters from the waters
He took him and withdrew Divided
Pick up stones... land... the districts... the earth... the world Under the firmament
It is that... worship him It was so (The "Amen" spoken in worship = "So be it")
Your spirits... women... Men Waters  (Waters = peoples,  Revelation 17:15)
Dissension... fire, sword, and war... against... against... against... against Divided
Sword... the father against the son, and the son against the father
Divided the waters... under... from the waters... above
Prostrate (on the ground)... a house... Stand solitary The firmament (The Firmament being a firm, fixed, standing structure... FIRMament)
What no eye has seen and what no ear has heard and what no hand has touched and what has never occurred to the human mind Heaven
The disciples said..., "Tell us how our end will be."... where the beginning is, there will the end be God called the firmament Heaven
Firmament = the arch of the sky (Greek: Arches = Beginning, Origin, First, Primary)
Our end... the beginning... the end... the beginning... the beginning... the end The evening and the morning
In the beginning In the beginning
(Links back to Genesis 1:1. Also Firmament - Greek: Arche = Beginning.   )

The Third Day

The catch-phrase 
"Blessed is he who... will Not Experience Death" (in Thomas 18)
connects with the
"Blessed is he who... will Not Experience Death" (in Thomas 19)
Just as "The Second Day" connects with "The Third Day"


(19) Jesus said, "Blessed is he who came into being before he came into being. If you become my disciples and listen to my words, these stones will minister to you. For there are five trees for you in Paradise which remain undisturbed summer and winter and whose leaves do not fall. Whoever becomes acquainted with them will not experience death." 
(20) The disciples said to Jesus, "Tell us what the kingdom of heaven is like."
 He said to them, "It is like a mustard seed. It is the smallest of all seeds. But when it falls on tilled soil, it produces a great plant and becomes a shelter for birds of the sky." 
(21) Mary said to Jesus, "Whom are your disciples like?"
 He said, "They are like children who have settled in a field which is not theirs. When the owners of the field come, they will say, 'Let us have back our field.' They (will) undress in their presence in order to let them have back their field and to give it back to them. Therefore I say, if the owner of a house knows that the thief is coming, he will begin his vigil before he comes and will not let him dig through into his house of his domain to carry away his goods. You, then, be on your guard against the world. Arm yourselves with great strength lest the robbers find a way to come to you, for the difficulty which you expect will (surely) materialize. Let there be among you a man of understanding. When the grain ripened, he came quickly with his sickle in his hand and reaped it. Whoever has ears to hear, let him hear." 
(22) Jesus saw infants being suckled. He said to his disciples, "These infants being suckled are like those who enter the kingdom."
 They said to him, "Shall we then, as children, enter the kingdom?"
 Jesus said to them, "When you make the two one, and when you make the inside like the outside and the outside like the inside, and the above like the below, and when you make the male and the female one and the same, so that the male not be male nor the female female; and when you fashion eyes in the place of an eye, and a hand in place of a hand, and a foot in place of a foot, and a likeness in place of a likeness; then will you enter the kingdom." 
(23) Jesus said, "I shall choose you, one out of a thousand, and two out of ten thousand, and they shall stand as a single one." 
(24) His disciples said to him, "Show us the place where you are, since it is necessary for us to seek it."
 He said to them, "Whoever has ears, let him hear. There is light within a man of light, and he lights up the whole world. If he does not shine, he is darkness." 
(25) Jesus said, "Love your brother like your soul, guard him like the pupil of your eye." 
(26) Jesus said, "You see the mote in your brother's eye, but you do not see the beam in your own eye. When you cast the beam out of your own eye, then you will see clearly to cast the mote from your brother's eye." 
(27) <Jesus said,> "If you do not fast as regards the world, you will not find the kingdom. If you do not observe the Sabbath as a Sabbath, you will not see the father." 
(28) Jesus said, "I took my place in the midst of the world, and I appeared to them in flesh. I found all of them intoxicated; I found none of them thirsty. And my soul became afflicted for the sons of men, because they are blind in their hearts and do not have sight; for empty they came into the world, and empty too they seek to leave the world. But for the moment they are intoxicated. When they shake off their wine, then they will repent." 
(29) Jesus said, "If the flesh came into being because of spirit, it is a wonder. But if spirit came into being because of the body, it is a wonder of wonders. Indeed, I am amazed at how this great wealth has made its home in this poverty." 
(30) Jesus said, "Where there are three gods, they are gods. Where there are two or one, I am with him." 
(31) Jesus said, "No prophet is accepted in his own village; no physician heals those who know him." 
(32) Jesus said, "A city being built on a high mountain and fortified cannot fall, nor can it be hidden." 
[9] And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

[10] And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.  

[11] And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

[12] And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

[13] And the evening and the morning were the third day.
When... when... when... when.... when... when... when... when... when The Third day
He who came into being... become my disciples      
(Let there be among you a man of understanding - Thomas 21... There is light within a man of light, and he lights up the whole world - Thomas 24)
Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear
He who came into being before he came into being The waters ("The waters... are peoples",  Revelation 17:15)
Five trees
(Trees are like people standing: "I see men as trees, walking," Mark 8:24 )... produces a great plant
The fruit tree... the tree yielding fruit...grass... grass... the herb... herb... seed... seed... dry land... dry land...the waters (Waters = peoples,  Revelation 17:15)
Listen to my words God said
These stones will minister to you   (Stones: Teachings - Those like Christ in his way) Let the dry land appear
In Paradise ("To day shalt thou be with me in paradise" Luke 23:43) Gathered together unto one place
The disciples said... "Tell us what the kingdom of heaven is like? God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear
A mustard seed... seeds Seed... seed
a great plant The fruit tree... the tree yielding fruit...grass... grass... the herb... herb... seed... seed
A shelter for birds of the sky Under the heaven be gathered together unto one place
Tilled soil Dry land
Mary said... "Whom are your disciples like? God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas
A field... the field... field... field Dry land
The owners of the field... the owner of a house God called the dry land Earth  (Naming implies authority over)
Let us have back our field Let the dry land appear
A house... his house Earth
The world... the robbers  (see also: "the birds" in the "great plant", and "the grain ripened" The waters... Seas
Materialize... appeared Appear
Let there be among you a man of understanding... There is light within a man of light, and he lights up the whole world Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear. (Dry land... (among)... the waters
Let there be among you a man of understanding  good (good: etymology: gather to-gether)
Whoever has ears to hear, let him hear God called
Jesus saw God saw
They said... "Shall we then, as children, enter the kingdom? God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth
Infants being suckled... as children, enter the kingdom (Mothers bring forth children) The earth bring forth grass ("All flesh is as grass," 1 Peter 1:24)
Make the two one Be gathered together unto one
The inside... in the place of... in place of... in place of... in place of In itself... in itself
Above...below
Heaven... earth
His disciples said... "Show us the place where you are, since it is necessary for us to seek it
         
(c.f. Split a piece of wood, and I am there, Thomas 77, ... the fruit tree, Genesis 1:11   )
God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth
(Trees are like people standing: "I see men as trees, walking," Mark 8:24 )
The place where you are... Where there are two or one, I am with him Under the heaven be gathered together unto one place... the gathering together of the waters
Within a man of light Whose seed is in itself... whose seed was in itself
The whole world... the pupil of your eye... your brother's eye... your brother's eye... the world... the world The earth... the earth
A Sabbath (Hebrew: day of atonement or at-one-ment)... give it ( the field) back to them
(c.f. Giving all back to God  is an act of restitution, reconciliation, and peace making two into One... an at-one-ment
even as Christ gave back his all: his body, his soul, and his spirit...
"take this cup from me Mark 14:36... blood... shed Mark 14:24... commit my spirit Luke 23:46" )   
Gathered together unto one... gathering together... the third day
The beam... the beam The tree  
See the father... they are blind in their hearts and do not have sight... ... obseve ... know... nor can it be hidden God saw
You do not observe the Sabbath God said... God said
Flesh Grass  ("All flesh is as grass," 1 Peter 1:24)
The flesh came into being because of spirit The tree yielding fruit
Gods... gods God

The Fourth Day

The catchword "Hidden" (in Thomas 32) connects with the "Hidden" (in Thomas 33)
Just as "The Third Day" connects with "The Fourth Day"

(33) Jesus said, "Preach from your housetops that which you will hear in your ear. For no one lights a lamp and puts it under a bushel, nor does he put it in a hidden place, but rather he sets it on a lampstand so that everyone who enters and leaves will see its light." 
(34) Jesus said, "If a blind man leads a blind man, they will both fall into a pit." 
(35) Jesus said, "It is not possible for anyone to enter the house of a strong man and take it by force unless he binds his hands; then he will (be able to) ransack his house." 
(36) Jesus said, "Do not be concerned from morning until evening and from evening until morning about what you will wear." 
(37) His disciples said, "When will you become revealed to us and when shall we see you?"
 Jesus said, "When you disrobe without being ashamed and take up your garments and place them under your feet like little children and tread on them, then will you see the son of the living one, and you will not be afraid" 
(38) Jesus said, "Many times have you desired to hear these words which I am saying to you, and you have no one else to hear them from. There will be days when you will look for me and will not find me." 
(39) Jesus said, "The pharisees and the scribes have taken the keys of knowledge (gnosis) and hidden them. They themselves have not entered, nor have they allowed to enter those who wish to. You, however, be as wise as serpents and as innocent as doves." 
(40) Jesus said, "A grapevine has been planted outside of the father, but being unsound, it will be pulled up by its roots and destroyed." 
(41) Jesus said, "Whoever has something in his hand will receive more, and whoever has nothing will be deprived of even the little he has." 
(42) Jesus said, "Become passers-by." 
(43) His disciples said to him, "Who are you, that you should say these things to us?"
 <Jesus said to them,> "You do not realize who I am from what I say to you, but you have become like the Jews, for they (either) love the tree and hate its fruit (or) love the fruit and hate the tree." 
(44) Jesus said, "Whoever blasphemes against the father will be forgiven, and whoever blasphemes against the son will be forgiven, but whoever blasphemes against the holy spirit will not be forgiven either on earth or in heaven." 
(45) Jesus said, "Grapes are not harvested from thorns, nor are figs gathered from thistles, for they do not produce fruit. A good man brings forth good from his storehouse; an evil man brings forth evil things from his evil storehouse, which is in his heart, and says evil things. For out of the abundance of the heart he brings forth evil things." 
(46) Jesus said, "Among those born of women, from Adam until John the Baptist, there is no one so superior to John the Baptist that his eyes should not be lowered (before him). Yet I have said, whichever one of you comes to be a child will be acquainted with the kingdom and will become superior to John." 
(47) Jesus said, "It is impossible for a man to mount two horses or to stretch two bows. And it is impossible for a servant to serve two masters; otherwise, he will honor the one and treat the other contemptuously. No man drinks old wine and immediately desires to drink new wine. And new wine is not put into old wineskins, lest they burst; nor is old wine put into a new wineskin, lest it spoil it. An old patch is not sewn onto a new garment, because a tear would result." 
(48) Jesus said, "If two make peace with each other in this one house, they will say to the mountain, 'Move Away,' and it will move away." 
(49) Jesus said, "Blessed are the solitary and elect, for you will find the kingdom. For you are from it, and to it you will return." 
(50) Jesus said, "If they say to you, 'Where did you come from?', say to them, 'We came from the light, the place where the light came into being on its own accord and established itself and became manifest through their image.' If they say to you, 'Is it you?', say, 'We are its children, we are the elect of the living father.' If they ask you, 'What is the sign of your father in you?', say to them, 'It is movement and repose.'" 
(51) His disciples said to him, "When will the repose of the dead come about, and when will the new world come?"
 He said to them, "What you look forward to has already come, but you do not recognize it." 
[14] And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

[15] And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to
give light upon the earth: and it was so.

[16] And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

[17] And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

[18] And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

[19] And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
When... when... When... when... When The fourth day
His disciples said, "When will you become revealed to us and when shall we see you?"...
His disciples said to him, "When will the repose of the dead come about,
and when will the new world come?"
The fourth day
Jesus said, "Preach God said, Let there be lights in the firmament (Preachers in the leadership)
Lights... light Lights... light
He sets it on a lampstand God set them in the firmament
Everyone... will see... you see... we see God saw
Everyone... enters and leaves Divide the day from the night
A lamp... under a bushel... your garments... under your feet
(A bushel is a dry measure, a division or measure of about 9 litres)
Two great lights... over the day... over the night
From morning until evening... from evening until morning... Many times The evening and the morning
The son The beginning ( Genesis 1:11)
The living one God... God... God... God
His disciples said, "When will you become revealed to us and when shall we see you? The fourth day
Your garments... under your feet... then will you see Two great lights... over the day... over the night
You have no one else to hear them from God said
Then will you see... days when you will look for me and not find me Lights... for seasons, and for days, and years
The pharisees and the scribes (Those who lead you - Thomas 3)...  have taken the keys of knowledge (Gnosis)      Two great lights... give light
Be as wise (discerning one from another)  as serpents and as innocent (unmixed... without mixture of evil) as doves Divide... divide
Nor have they allowed      (If those who lead you say to you...  then... realize - Thomas 3) Let there be lights... let them be for lights
Outside of the father In the firmament
Will receive... be deprived Give
Become passers-by It was so
Who are you... who I am... the father God... God
The son Light... light
In heaven The stars
Earth The earth... the earth
Good... good... evil... evil... evil... evil Good
Superior... the kingdom... become superior Rule... rule... rule over... the greater... the lesser
His eyes... manifest God saw
A tear would result... you are from it, and to it you will return Divide... divide
Two make peace Divide the day from the night... God made two great lights... divide the light from the darkness
Where did you come from? God made
The light... the light Light... the light
The living father God
What is the sign of your father in you? Lights... for signs
Movement and repose The evening and the morning
When will the repose of the dead come about... when will the new world come? The fourth day

The Fifth Day

The catch-phrase "Of The Dead" (in Thomas 51) connects with the "Of The Dead" (in Thomas 52)
Just as "The Fourth Day" connects with "The Fifth Day"

It was at the beginning of this fifth day that Christ rose out from the dead.
 
The message of this day is of the dead becoming alive.
"Whoever... take(s) up his cross," (Thomas 55)
"every living creature that moveth," (Genesis 1:21)
becomes like "The moving creature that hath life," (Genesis 1:20)



(52) His disciples said to him, "Twenty-four prophets spoke in Israel, and all of them spoke in you."
 He said to them, "You have omitted the one living in your presence and have spoken (only) of the dead." 
(53) His disciples said to him, "Is circumcision beneficial or not?"
 He said to them, "If it were beneficial, their father would beget them already circumcised from their mother. Rather, the true circumcision in spirit has become completely profitable." 
(54) Jesus said, "Blessed are the poor, for yours is the kingdom of heaven." 
(55) Jesus said, "Whoever does not hate his father and his mother cannot become a disciple to me. And whoever does not hate his brothers and sisters and take up his cross in my way will not be worthy of me." 
(56) Jesus said, "Whoever has come to understand the world has found (only) a corpse, and whoever has found a corpse is superior to the world." 
(57) Jesus said, "The kingdom of the father is like a man who had good seed. His enemy came by night and sowed weeds among the good seed. The man did not allow them to pull up the weeds; he said to them, 'I am afraid that you will go intending to pull up the weeds and pull up the wheat along with them.' For on the day of the harvest the weeds will be plainly visible, and they will be pulled up and burned." 
(58) Jesus said, "Blessed is the man who has suffered and found life." 
(59) Jesus said, "Take heed of the living one while you are alive, lest you die and seek to see him and be unable to do so." 
(60) <They saw> a Samaritan carrying a lamb on his way to Judea. He said to his disciples, "That man is round about the lamb."
 They said to him, "So that he may kill it and eat it."
 He said to them, "While it is alive, he will not eat it, but only when he has killed it and it has become a corpse."
 They said to him, "He cannot do so otherwise."
 He said to them, "You too, look for a place for yourself within repose, lest you become a corpse and be eaten." 
(61) Jesus said, "Two will rest on a bed: the one will die, and the other will live."
 Salome said, "Who are you, man, that you ... have come up on my couch and eaten from my table?"
 Jesus said to her, "I am he who exists from the undivided. I was given some of the things of my father."
 <...> "I am your disciple."
 <...> "Therefore I say, if he is destroyed, he will be filled with light, but if he is divided, he will be filled with darkness." 
(62) Jesus said, "It is to those who are worthy of my mysteries that I tell my mysteries. Do not let your left (hand) know what your right (hand) is doing." 
(63) Jesus said, "There was a rich man who had much money. He said, 'I shall put my money to use so that I may sow, reap, plant, and fill my storehouse with produce, with the result that I shall lack nothing.' Such were his intentions, but that same night he died. Let him who has ears hear." 
(64) Jesus said, "A man had received visitors. And when he had prepared the dinner, he sent his servant to invite the guests.
 He went to the first one and said to him, 'My master invites you.' He said, 'I have claims against some merchants. They are coming to me this evening. I must go and give them my orders. I ask to be excused from the dinner.'
 He went to another and said to him, 'My master has invited you.' He said to him, 'I have just bought a house and am required for the day. I shall not have any spare time.'
 He went to another and said to him, 'My master invites you.' He said to him, 'My friend is going to get married, and I am to prepare the banquet. I shall not be able to come. I ask to be excused from the dinner.'
 He went to another and said to him, 'My master invites you.' He said to him, 'I have just bought a farm, and I am on my way to collect the rent. I shall not be able to come. I ask to be excused.'
 The servant returned and said to his master, 'Those whom you invited to the dinner have asked to be excused.' The master said to his servant, 'Go outside to the streets and bring back those whom you happen to meet, so that they may dine.' Businessmen and merchants will not enter the places of my father." 
[20] And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.



[21] And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.



[22] And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.



[23] And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
When... when The fifth day
His disciples said... Twenty-four prophets spoke in Israel, and all of them spoke in you
God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly
 Israel, and all... your presence The waters
Spoke... spoken... of the dead Bring forth
The one living The moving creature that hath life... of the dead
His disciples said... Is circumcision beneficial or not? (circumcision is often understood as the destruction of the flesh) God created... It was good
It were beneficial... the true circumcision in spirit has become completely profitable (circumcision: to cut off, or the loss of all things) It was good
Blessed are the poor... Blessed is the man who has suffered and found life  God blessed them (saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters)
The man who has suffered and found life...  The moving creature that hath life
The poor       (I.e. Those who have renounced all, serve God, and lead the church) The earth... the open firmament
The kingdom of heaven... The kingdom of the Father God... the moving creature that hath life... every living creature...  above the earth in the open firmament of heaven... God created... God blessed... the earth
Whoever does... become a disciple to me    ( To the living Jesus )


(Thomas 108 - The Living Jesus becomes the poor who are the disciples which are the living creatures that God brings forth from the waters. The waters are the peoples. The living creatures are like burning coals or lamps in the firmament. As they ran, out from them came forth the appearance of lightning, and they were lifted up from the earth as they went. The spirit of the living creature was in the wheels. Under the firmament were the wings. The noise of their wings, is like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of speech. "As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake, " Ezekiel 1:4-28.
"When you see one not born of woman, prostrate yourselves on your faces," Thomas 15 )
Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life... living creature

(c.f. The living creature - Ezekiel 1:4-2:8, firmament, burning coals, lamps, lightning, bow, cloud, rain, wheel in a wheel, waters, the voice of one, son of man eat. All this is reminiscent of the rainbow, cloud, fire, and seven thunders, and the scroll to be eaten,  Revelation 10:1-4)
Whoever... whoever...  Whoever... whoever The waters
Whoever... Take(s) up his cross  (The Living One [Jesus] together with the Living Spirit takes up the body) The moving creature that hath life... every living creature that moveth
The world... a corpse... the world... a corpse    ( in contrast to the living creature ) The earth... the earth...  living creature
be worthy... good seed... good seed... the wheat... those who are worthy
in contrast:  be unable... become a corpse... become a corpse... he is divided
It was good
The father... my father... my father God... God... God
The living one... you are alive... The moving creature that hath life... every living creature that moveth
A lamb... the lamb... it is alive... (or in contrast)  kill it... killed it... a corpse... a corpse the moving creature... fowl... whales... every living creature... fowl... fowl... fowl
Be plainly visible God saw
Look for a place for yourself within repose... the places of my father The waters (3x)... the earth (2x)... heaven... God saw that it was good
Salome said, "Who are you, man, that you ... have come up on my couch and eaten from my table?... I am your disciple 
Salome said, "Who are you, man...?" The moving creature that hath life
Have come up on my couch Fly above the earth
My table The open firmament
I am your disciple Every living creature that moveth
The undivided... is divided Multiply... multiply
Be filled... be filled... my mysteries... my mysteries... fill my storehouse Fill the waters
Let him who has ears hear God said... God blessed
Night... the day... night... evening... the day... spare time The evening... the morning... the fifth day
The master said God said... God blessed
A farm The earth... the earth
Went... coming... went... went... come... went... come Moving... moveth
Bring back Bring forth... brought forth

The Sixth Day

The catch-phrase "
His Servant" (in Thomas 64) connects with the "His Servant" (in Thomas 65)
Just as "The Fifth Day" connects with "The Sixth Day"


(65) He said, "There was a good man who owned a vineyard. He leased it to tenant farmers so that they might work it and he might collect the produce from them. He sent his servant so that the tenants might give him the produce of the vineyard. They seized his servant and beat him, all but killing him. The servant went back and told his master. The master said, 'Perhaps he did not recognize them.' He sent another servant. The tenants beat this one as well. Then the owner sent his son and said, 'Perhaps they will show respect to my son.' Because the tenants knew that it was he who was the heir to the vineyard, they seized him and killed him. Let him who has ears hear." 
(66) Jesus said, "Show me the stone which the builders have rejected. That one is the cornerstone." 
(67) Jesus said, "If one who knows the all still feels a personal deficiency, he is completely deficient." 
(68) Jesus said, "Blessed are you when you are hated and persecuted. Wherever you have been persecuted they will find no place." 
(69) Jesus said, "Blessed are they who have been persecuted within themselves. It is they who have truly come to know the father. Blessed are the hungry, for the belly of him who desires will be filled." 
(70) Jesus said, "That which you have will save you if you bring it forth from yourselves. That which you do not have within you will kill you if you do not have it within you." 
(71) Jesus said, "I shall destroy this house, and no one will be able to build it [...]." 
(72) A man said to him, "Tell my brothers to divide my father's possessions with me."
 He said to him, "O man, who has made me a divider?"
 He turned to his disciples and said to them, "I am not a divider, am I?" 
(73) Jesus said, "The harvest is great but the laborers are few. Beseech the Lord, therefore, to send out laborers to the harvest." 
(74) He said, "O Lord, there are many around the drinking trough, but there is nothing in the cistern." 
(75) Jesus said, "Many are standing at the door, but it is the solitary who will enter the bridal chamber." 
(76) Jesus said, "The kingdom of the father is like a merchant who had a consignment of merchandise and who discovered a pearl. That merchant was shrewd. He sold the merchandise and bought the pearl alone for himself. You too, seek his unfailing and enduring treasure where no moth comes near to devour and no worm destroys." 
(77) Jesus said, "It is I who am the light which is above them all. It is I who am the all. From me did the all come forth, and unto me did the all extend. Split a piece of wood, and I am there. Lift up the stone, and you will find me there." 
(78) Jesus said, "Why have you come out into the desert? To see a reed shaken by the wind? And to see a man clothed in fine garments like your kings and your great men? Upon them are the fine garments, and they are unable to discern the truth." 
(79) A woman from the crowd said to him, "Blessed are the womb which bore you and the breasts which nourished you."
 He said to her, "Blessed are those who have heard the word of the father and have truly kept it. For there will be days when you will say, 'Blessed are the womb which has not conceived and the breasts which have not given milk.'" 
(80) Jesus said, "He who has recognized the world has found the body, but he who has found the body is superior to the world." 
(81) Jesus said, "Let him who has grown rich be king, and let him who possesses power renounce it." 
(82) Jesus said, "He who is near me is near the fire, and he who is far from me is far from the kingdom." 
(83) Jesus said, "The images are manifest to man, but the light in them remains concealed in the image of the light of the father. He will become manifest, but his image will remain concealed by his light." 
(84) Jesus said, "When you see your likeness, you rejoice. But when you see your images which came into being before you, and which neither die not become manifest, how much you will have to bear!" 
(85) Jesus said, "Adam came into being from a great power and a great wealth, but he did not become worthy of you. For had he been worthy, he would not have experienced death." 
(86) Jesus said, "The foxes have their holes and the birds have their nests, but the son of man has no place to lay his head and rest." 
(87) Jesus said, "Wretched is the body that is dependant upon a body, and wretched is the soul that is dependent on these two." 
(88) Jesus said, "The angels and the prophets will come to you and give to you those things you (already) have. And you too, give them those things which you have, and say to yourselves, 'When will they come and take what is theirs?'" 
(89) Jesus said, "Why do you wash the outside of the cup? Do you not realize that he who made the inside is the same one who made the outside?" 
(90) Jesus said, "Come unto me, for my yoke is easy and my lordship is mild, and you will find repose for yourselves." 
(91) They said to him, "Tell us who you are so that we may believe in you."
 He said to them, "You read the face of the sky and of the earth, but you have not recognized the one who is before you, and you do not know how to read this moment." 
(92) Jesus said, "Seek and you will find. Yet, what you asked me about in former times and which I did not tell you then, now I do desire to tell, but you do not inquire after it." 
(93) <Jesus said,> "Do not give what is holy to dogs, lest they throw them on the dung-heap. Do not throw the pearls to swine, lest they [...] it [...]." 
(94) Jesus said, "He who seeks will find, and he who knocks will be let in." 
(95) Jesus said, "If you have money, do not lend it at interest, but give it to one from whom you will not get it back." 
(96) Jesus said, "The kingdom of the father is like a certain woman. She took a little leaven, concealed it in some dough, and made it into large loaves. Let him who has ears hear." 
(97) Jesus said, "The kingdom of the father is like a certain woman who was carrying a jar full of meal. While she was walking on the road, still some distance from home, the handle of the jar broke and the meal emptied out behind her on the road. She did not realize it; she had noticed no accident. When she reached her house, she set the jar down and found it empty." 
(98) Jesus said, "The kingdom of the father is like a certain man who wanted to kill a powerful man. In his own house he drew his sword and stuck it into the wall in order to find out whether his hand could carry through. Then he slew the powerful man." 
(99) The disciples said to him, "Your brothers and your mother are standing outside."
 He said to them, "Those here who do the will of my father are my brothers and my mother. It is they who will enter the kingdom of my father." 
(100) They showed Jesus a gold coin and said to him, "Caesar's men demand taxes from us."
 He said to them, "Give Caesar what belongs to Caesar, give God what belongs to God, and give me what is mine." 
(101) <Jesus said,> "Whoever does not hate his father and his mother as I do cannot become a disciple to me. And whoever does not love his father and his mother as I do cannot become a disciple to me. For my mother [...], but my true mother gave me life." 
(102) Jesus said, "Woe to the pharisees, for they are like a dog sleeping in the manger of oxen, for neither does he eat nor does he let the oxen eat." 
(103) Jesus said, "Fortunate is the man who knows where the brigands will enter, so that he may get up, muster his domain, and arm himself before they invade." 
(104) They said to Jesus, "Come, let us pray today and let us fast."
 Jesus said, "What is the sin that I have committed, or wherein have I been defeated? But when the bridegroom leaves the bridal chamber, then let them fast and pray." 
(105) Jesus said, "He who knows the father and the mother will be called the son of a harlot."
[24] And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
[25] And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
[26] And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
[27] So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
[28] And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
[29] And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
[30] And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
[31] And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
(When... when... when... when... when... when... when... when)

Blessed are you when you are hated and persecuted... there will be days when you will say, 'Blessed are the womb which has not conceived... when... when you see your images which came into being before you... When will they come and take what is theirs?... When she reached her house... when the bridegroom leaves the bridal chamber
The sixth day
A vineyard... the vineyard... the vineyard Every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth...the earth... the earth
The produce... the produce of the vineyard Every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed
The master... the owner... the father God... God...God...God...God... God... God...God...God...God
Let him who has ears hear God said... God said... God blessed... God said
Show... Show me God saw... God saw
The stone which the builders have rejected... the cornerstone Let the earth bring forth the living creature... man in our image
The all All the earth... all the earth...
He is completely deficient It was good... it was very good
Blessed are you when you are hated and persecuted... Blessed are they who have been persecuted within themselves... they who have truly come to know the father... Blessed are the hungry... Blessed are the womb which bore you and the breasts which nourished you... Blessed are those who have heard the word of the father and have truly kept it... Blessed are the womb which has not conceived and the breasts which have not given milk... Fortunate is the man who knows where the brigands will enter God blessed them
The hungry... the belly Fruit... meat... meat
That which you have Let them have dominion... have dominion over... I have given you every herb... I have given every green herb for meat
You bring it forth from yourselves The earth bring forth the living creature
The builders... no one will be able to build it God made... God created man... he had made... it
Devour... destroys
A man said...  "Tell my brothers to divide my father's possessions with me." God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply
Divide... a divider... a divider Multiply
The harvest... the harvest Every herb bearing seed... every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed... for meat... every green herb for meat
The laborers... laborers Let us make... he had made
O Lord God... God... God... God
Many... Many Man in our image... man in his own image
The solitary The living creature
The kingdom of the father The living creature... man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion ... have dominion over
A pearl... the pearl The earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth...the earth
Moth... worm Creeping thing... every thing that creepeth... every thing that creepeth
Devour... destroys     ( as opposed to creation ) Make... created... created... created
Split a piece of wood, and I am there every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed
Lift up the stone The earth bring forth the living creature... man in our image
The desert The earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth...the earth
See a reed shaken by the wind... discern  
(Shaken is reminiscent of trembling. Wind is like the Spirit remminiscent of the Spirit which Moved upon the face of the waters...
Moved =   trembled - spoken of the bones of a terrified person, Hebrew lexicon of Genesis 1:2)
God saw that it was good... God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good
A reed Every tree... a tree
(Trees are like people standing: "I see men as trees, walking," Mark 8:24 )
Your kings and your great men Let them have dominion... have dominion over
Clothed in fine garments... Upon them are the fine garments In our image, after our likeness... in his own image, in the image of God
The truth God said... God said... God said
A woman from the crowd said...
"Blessed are the womb which bore you and the breasts which nourished you."
And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind
The womb... bore The earth bring forth
He... is superior... be king... the kingdom... a great power Let them have dominion... subdue it: and have dominion over
Become manifest... see your images which came into being before you... become manifest  God saw that it was good
Your images which came into being before you Let us make man in our image, after our likeness
Experienced death   (In contrast to "experienced life") The living creature... every living thing
The foxes... the birds Cattle, and creeping thing, and beast... cattle... every thing that creepeth... the fish of the sea, and... the fowl of the air, and... the cattle... every creeping thing... the fish of the sea, and... the fowl of the air, and... every living thing... every beast... every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth
The body... a body... those things... those things The living creature... creeping thing... every thing that creepeth... every creeping thing... every living thing that moveth... every thing that creepeth... every thing that he had made
The outside of the cup... the outside Upon the earth... upon the earth... upon the earth
You will find repose for yourselves The evening

They said... "Tell us who you are so that we may believe in you." God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion
The earth... on the dung-heap   (Paul said, "I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ") The earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... upon the earth... upon the earth... upon the earth
Seek and you will find... He who seeks will find man in our image
Give it to one from whom you will not get it back
(God gives us dominion of the earth and its fruit. The disciples of Jesus will give it back, and lay down their crowns, Thomas 21)  
Let them have dominion... I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth... I have given every green herb for meat...
A little leaven Seed... seed
The kingdom of the father is like a certain woman
The living creature
The kingdom Dominion over... over... over... over... over... over... over
Dough... loaves... her house The earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth... the earth...  the earth...  the earth...  the earth
A jar... the jar... the jar Beast... the beast... every beast
She was walking on the road Creeping thing... creepeth upon the earth... every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth... every thing that creepeth upon the earth
Kill... slew Living... living
They who will enter the kingdom of my father Man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion
Show... Show me God saw... God saw
God... God God... God... God... God
Give... give... given... give... give... give... give... Give... give... give ... gave Given... given
What is mine I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed...I have given every green herb for meat
Become a disciple to me... become a disciple to me After his kind... after his kind... after his kind... after their kind... after their kind... in our image, after our likeness
A dog... oxen... the oxen Creature... cattle... beast.. the beast... cattle... the fish... the fowl... the cattle... man... the fish... the fowl... fowl
Eat... eat Meat... meat
Fortunate Blessed
The man Man... the man
Get up The morning
They said... "Come, let us pray today and let us fast." Meat... meat
When the bridegroom leaves the bridal chamber The sixth day
Fast Meat... meat
The bridal chamber Male and female
The son of a harlot Man... man... male and female
When the bridegroom leaves the bridal chamber The sixth day

The Seventh Day

The catch-phrase "The Son
" (in Thomas 105) connects with the "The Sons" (in Thomas 106)
Just as "The Fifth Day" connects with "The Sixth Day"


(106) Jesus said, "When you make the two one, you will become the sons of man, and when you say, 'Mountain, move away,' it will move away." 
(107) Jesus said, "The kingdom is like a shepherd who had a hundred sheep. One of them, the largest, went astray. He left the ninety-nine sheep and looked for that one until he found it. When he had gone to such trouble, he said to the sheep, 'I care for you more than the ninety-nine.'" 
(108) Jesus said, "He who will drink from my mouth will become like me. I myself shall become he, and the things that are hidden will be revealed to him." 
(109) Jesus said, "The kingdom is like a man who had a hidden treasure in his field without knowing it. And after he died, he left it to his son. The son did not know (about the treasure). He inherited the field and sold it. And the one who bought it went plowing and found the treasure. He began to lend money at interest to whomever he wished." 
(110) Jesus said, "Whoever finds the world and becomes rich, let him renounce the world." 
(111) Jesus said, "The heavens and the earth will be rolled up in your presence. And the one who lives from the living one will not see death." Does not Jesus say, "Whoever finds himself is superior to the world?" 
(112) Jesus said, "Woe to the flesh that depends on the soul; woe to the soul that depends on the flesh." 
(113) His disciples said to him, "When will the kingdom come?"
 <Jesus said,> "It will not come by waiting for it. It will not be a matter of saying 'here it is' or 'there it is.' Rather, the kingdom of the father is spread out upon the earth, and men do not see it." 
(114) Simon Peter said to him, "Let Mary leave us, for women are not worthy of life."
Jesus said, "I myself shall lead her in order to make her male, so that she too may
become a living spirit resembling you males. For every woman who will make herself male will enter the kingdom of heaven." 

[1] Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
[2] And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.
[3] And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and
made.
When... When... When... When

When you make the two one... when you say, 'Mountain, move away,' it will move away... When he had gone to such trouble, he said to the sheep, 'I care for you more than the ninety-nine... When will the kingdom come?
The seventh day... the seventh day
Mountain... his field... the field... the world... the world... the earth... the world... the flesh... the flesh... the earth
The earth
you will become the sons of man All the host of them... (were finished)
The kingdom is like a shepherd who had a hundred sheep... The kingdom is like a man who had a hidden treasure in his field... the kingdom... the kingdom of the father is spread out upon the earth... the kingdom of heaven The heavens and the earth... his work which he had made... all his work which God created
One... One of them... one... the one... the one who lives from the living one The heavens and the earth
One of them... the ninety-nine sheep... the ninety-nine All the host of them... all his work which he had made... all his work which God created
When he had gone to such trouble He had rested
The heavens and the earth will be rolled up in your presence. The heavens and the earth were finished
The one... went plowing His work... his work... his work
Make the two one... make her male... make herself male Were finished... he had made... he had made... he had made
Woe to the flesh that depends on the soul... woe to the soul that depends on the flesh God blessed the seventh day
His disciples said to him, "When will the kingdom come?" The seventh day... the seventh day
The kingdom of the father is spread out upon the earth The heavens and the earth
Simon Peter said to him, "Let Mary leave us, for women are not worthy of life."
Man... man... men... women... males... woman... male   (c.f. the heaven above as male, the mother earth as female) The heavens... the earth
Worthy of life Sanctified
Make her male... make herself male God created and made

There are Seven Sections to the Gospel of Thomas - Genesis 1 Comparison.

For Even as one week has seven days and one week flows into the next,
there are 6 Days and "The Seventh Day" or Section
that then joins or connects with "The Beginning" Section of the text

The Beginning is joined to The End of the text,
(And the End to the Beginning).

In the beginning God created, Genesis 1:1
On the seventh day God ended his work  Genesis 2:2

For as the Seventh day blends into the First day,
The catch-phrase The living Jesus (from the prologue or Beginning of Thomas)
joins with
the catch-phrase A living Spirit (from saying 114 at the End)

"For where the beginning is, there will the end be," Thomas 18
The Bridegroom and Bride become One and the same.

Wedding Ring


He is the Alpha and the Omega.





The Testimony of Christ
   

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