From the inception of Share International magazine, Benjamin Creme’s Master provided articles to be published not only at the time they were written, but also whenever appropriate according to world circumstances. Many of these articles seem even more relevant now than when they were first published. This article was written in May 1987.
by the Master —, through Benjamin Creme
There will come a time, in the not too distant future, when men will know with certainty that they are Gods. This achieved divinity will demonstrate itself as Brotherhood, and through the creation of a civilization in which humanity will unfold God-given faculties and powers.
Under the stimulus of the Christ and the Masters, men will find themselves the recipients of knowledge and insights which will open before their eyes vistas of new being and meaning. Inevitably, as a result, will flow the creation of new forms, new techniques of living and working, new methods of production and new goals and aims by which to measure man’s achievements. An entirely new approach to life will express itself through new relationships and rituals.
At first, the changes will be slow, but, gradually, far-reaching changes will transform the world. Each nation will contribute its special gifts to a new world harmony. Above all, a new spirit of goodwill will motivate men’s actions and lead to the creation of truly lasting peace. Thus will it be. Thus will ‘The Desire of all Nations’ be established in our midst. Thus will the sons of men come to know themselves as Sons of God.
Many today await the manifestation of a great Teacher, an Avatar, a Guide, one who will take them safely through the labyrinth of present difficulties and dangers and lead them to the ‘Promised Land’, a land ‘flowing with milk and honey’, a land of plenty, of abundance. This vision of the Teacher is not entirely false but reflects an outlook of deep materialism. Abundance there will most certainly be, bringing new life to men on all the planes. This ‘new life’ is the spiritual gift of Cosmos focused through the Christ and presented to all men. But a land of plenty could be every man’s today. No need is there to await the Avatar to right the present wrongs. No need for a Saviour is there when man can save himself. “Take your brother’s need as the measure for your action and solve the problems of the world.” Thus spoke the Christ, outlining the simple steps to justice and plenty for all.
Many await the Avatar to cure their personal ills, forgetting that they themselves have the cure within their hands. “No man is an island”, nor was meant to be, and when the needs of all are met the individual will flourish.
Prosperity is a state “where no man lacks”, where there is neither very rich nor very poor. Far from this blessed state are men today when luxury and starvation walk hand in hand.
A new simplicity will the Christ present to men, allowing them to share as brothers all. Co-operation will be the key-note of this simple life, the sharing of resources the order of the day. Thus will man’s divinity be expressed and thus will the Plan work out through men.
There begins now a great adventure for men which will take them to the highest heights. In simplicity will the new life be known and lived, rich and full in meaning and purpose. From ‘The Waters of Life’ of Aquarius will flow that spiritual abundance for which all men in their hearts yearn.
In this way a new approach will be made to the problems of money and power, privilege and prestige. The desire to serve will replace the desire for gain, and the longing for justice will supplant divisive greed. Each one has a part to play in the creation of this new freedom. It behoves all who sense the happenings of the time to play well their role.
[This article from Share International magazine, November 2019, is by a senior member of the Hierarchy of Masters of Wisdom. His name, well-known in esoteric circles, is not yet being revealed. Benjamin Creme, a principal spokesman about the emergence of Maitreya, was in constant telepathic contact with this Master who dictated his article to him.]