Neville Goddard Lectures: “The Father And Son”


It is my desire to make tonight just as clear as a bell, as I can and I’ll tell you why. A friend of mine, who came here last Friday—it’s the first time he’s been here this year—a very dear friend of mine, in fact, he’s my dentist, and I go to his home in the Hollywood hills, well, almost every weekend if the weather permits. He has a lovely pool and we thoroughly enjoy four or five hours together. But said he to me last Saturday, he said, “You know, Neville, you lost me last night. I sat down and was already to take everything you said, and I so love what you said about the lady who revised the doctor’s decision about her eyes. I said, now this is a marvelous evening as you started off. And how she was so completely convinced of this power of revision that she took it into dream, and in a dream she revised the dream, and the dream came out just as she wanted it. I thought, now, really, we are in for a wonderful, wonderful evening, and then suddenly you went off into that strange thing about David. And you lost me, completely lost me.” Now, here is a man who loves a challenge, and he loves a challenge. He rides his horses every weekend and he just loves a good spirited horse, owns a horse. On the golf course he wants everything to be a challenge, and life to him must be challenge. Yet, in this he couldn’t follow me.

Now tonight I insist that you follow me, for this is so important. I say imagining creates reality and that I mean, I mean it seriously, that everything in this world is but the product of imagining, everything. And God is the creator of the world. I need not go beyond that to just ask you, then who is God? But we are all trained in our Christian-Jewish faith in this Western world of ours, and we have strange concepts concerning these characters of scripture. Now as Blake said to his critic, the Rev. Dr. Trusler, “You say I need someone to elucidate my ideas. Do you not know that that which can be made explicit to the idiot isn’t worth my care? And the ancients discovered and considered that what was not too explicit was fittest for instruction, because it rouses the faculties to act.”

The Bible is addressed to the Imagination of man, said Blake, and only immediately to the understanding or reason. And he explained to the great Reverend that Imagination is spiritual sensation. You’ve got to sense it, you’ve got to feel it. You’ve got to get beyond the surface and feel what this whole thing is about. Now tonight if I said “Jesus,” instantly you have some mental picture, and no two here would have the same mental picture concerning Jesus. I say Jesus Christ and you have this picture, based upon your training. Now I’m going back to scripture, just scripture. And they say he called himself the Son of God. He said God is his Father. I’m quoting now from the 5th chapter of the Book of John. He called God his Father, making himself equal with God. That’s blasphemy. And Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing; whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise” (John 5:18,19). So here, he claims he does nothing but what the Father does.

In the Book of Luke he makes the statement, after someone said to him and the one who spoke to him was a ruler, and a ruler said to him, “Good teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone” (Luke 18:18). So in this he denies that he’s God. No one is good but God alone. So here is a denial that he, Jesus, is God. Well then, who is Jesus? I ask, who is Jesus? He only does what the Father does. He denies he is good; but only one is good, and that is God. And no one else is God, only the good. He said, I have come to do the will of him who sent me. It is not my own will but only the will of him who sent me. Well, who is he? Who is Jesus in this world of ours?

Let us see it clearly. If you see it clearly, then you are so free in this world. Who does the will of God? He said, “I have found in David the son of Jesse”—and Jesse means I AM—“I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my own heart who will do all my will.” You do all my will, so the one who does all the will is David. Jesus makes the statement, “I have come only to do the will of him who sent me.” Can you equate them? Can you simply identify these two characters? Now you may think you are doing a will other than the will of your Father, because you don’t know who your Father is. If you knew your Father, you would know that you, the objective state in this world, only does the will of your Father. But who is your Father?

I stand here and I imagine—that’s God in action, that’s the will of God—and this here that you see is compelled to experience that state that I have imagined. God wills, then man fulfills. God acts, and then man acts and knows not why he acts. Therefore, if there is evil in this world, then God the Father alone is evil. If I have done anything that the world would call wrong, then it is my Father who actually did the wrong and compelled me to duplicate his act. So here, I only do the will of my Father. My Father acts; the son can do nothing of his own accord. As he sees the Father, so the son does what he sees the Father doing, and nothing but. Well, can you see this? And the Father is within me, I am told. Not outside in space, not remote in time and space, but the Father is within me.

Now, it is the Father’s good pleasure to give me the kingdom of God. And the pronoun used in this statement is “your” Father. “It is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” It’s his pleasure. But how could he give me the kingdom? He told me, I can not give you the kingdom until you are as perfect as I am, until you are as holy as I am, until you are as good as I am. Good…it can’t have the same meaning that you and I in this world use or mean when we think of good. He said, “No one is good, but no one, but God alone.” And “You shall be holy,” we’re told in Leviticus, the 19th chapter, “because I the Lord your God am holy” (Lev.19:2). So you shall be holy. Now we are told, “You must be perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect” and “heaven is within you” (Luke 17:21), and God is in his heaven, all within you. So here, I think what the world would call good, calls this, calls holy, and this isn’t that at all.

So to make this clear let me tell you or share with you a story given me this past week. She’s here tonight. She said, “I had the garage door open all day and a mocking bird got in. That night the mocking bird is still in there, flying around and around and around and can’t get out. The door is wide open. At nine o’clock my husband and I went in, because he couldn’t sleep leaving this bird in there, batting its brains out. So we went in with our brooms and our chairs and our ladders, trying to chase this bird to the point where it could get out and escape. And it kept moving around in this circle, from rafter to rafter, from box to box. And I was so tired I said to my husband, ‘I can’t do this anymore, I’m too tired.’ He said, ‘No, the bird is just as tired as you are, and so lets keep on going because the bird is just as tired. And so, we will tire him out and he will fall and then we’ll catch him and he will escape.’ So we continued bringing our brooms and all these things, and finally the little bird knocked itself against the wall, knocked itself out. And my husband picked it up. Here was the little heart beating so loudly, you could almost see it coming through the flesh, eyes closed. But he picked it up and we took it out, he spoke to it, breathed upon it, patted its head, and then put it on top of a pole of the clothes line, with a hand under in the event that it should fall. It didn’t fall, it simply opened its eyes, it chirped a couple of times, and flew off into the tree.

“Now when I first went in knowing what I do concerning this law, I imagined that the bird was in the tree. Well, it didn’t work that way; it didn’t go out. But there was a time when the bird came down and was only two inches from an open door, but didn’t take the open door. Flew back up into the rafters, and around and around it went. My husband said to me, ‘I feel relieved tonight, because when I was a boy I made a slingshot and I killed with my slingshot a lovebird. Maybe this is a form of redemption that I have now freed a bird that once I killed with my slingshot as a boy.’”

Then she said, “I heard you say that no one comes unto me save the Father calls him, and the Father is within me. I and the Father are one, and no one comes save the Father calls him. So I said this is telling me something, what is it telling me? What is this bird that I have called is trying to tell me? It’s locked in my garage that I left open…I don’t usually leave it open. So what is the story? Here it is almost to the point of escape and it doesn’t take it. And it thinks, undoubtedly, that my husband and I were the most cruel beasts in the world, trying to kill it. We were trying to get it free. In our effort to make it free, it thought we were the devil.”

Is that not God and his emanation? That here, the horrors we go through in this world and we think that we are passing through hell—disease, limitations, financial limitations, social limitations, all kinds of things—and we think…and here we are on the verge of freedom, but we won’t take it. We won’t take it and we think “Who is it giving me all these blows? What have I done? What have I done to warrant this, when I am only now duplicating the action of my Father?” As scripture teaches, “The son does nothing of his own accord; only that which he sees the Father doing.” Whatever the Father does the son does likewise; but he doesn’t vary, not if he is a son. “I have found in David the son of Jesse (my own son) a man after my own heart who will do all my will.” I will and he does it. He fulfills what I will. But who now is the Father? So when I start on David, I am speaking from experience.

How now can God give me his kingdom? He has to make me perfect as he is perfect, he has to make me holy as he is holy, has to actually put me through the mill, the furnace of affliction, to bring this to pass. Because goodness as the world calls goodness is not the goodness spoken of in scripture. For no one is good but God alone, so don’t call me good. He’s going to make it…and when he makes it, how is he going to make it? How can God give me the kingdom? Now here is the kingdom. It is not duration. It’s called “eternal life” in scripture. “I give you life eternal” or eternal life. Hasn’t a thing to do with duration. It is qualitative not quantitative. It is simply the kind of life that you will live in that age called the kingdom of God. It’s entirely different. Now here is a kingdom prepared for the one who is now made holy, who is made perfect, who is made good, and he’s going to give him that kingdom. For now God is a father. Bear this in mind, God is a father. “Our Father” that’s how we’re taught to pray…and all the addresses, “Father, Holy Father,” this perfect Father. And how can, now, God give me the kingdom?

First, to give me the kingdom not one thing must be missing. Well, if he’s a father, there’s a son. So, there’s a son. How is he going to give me the son when I am his son? Well, Jesus is called the son; David is called the son. Well, how can he give me the kingdom, complete gift of the kingdom, and still leave that son? For, to give me the kingdom he has to give me himself. He has made a will and a will has no value unless the one who wrote the will dies. He must die that I may inherit his kingdom. Now, I inherit fatherhood. If I inherit fatherhood, there must be son. And in the world I am David, who does his will. In the world I am Jesus, who does his will.

I haven’t faltered for one second. I have imagined myself beaten and all of sudden I’m beaten. I do his will. I imagine myself wanted and all of a sudden I am wanted. I am doing his will. I imagine myself secure and suddenly I find myself secure. I am doing his will. I imagine myself when people told me that I was going blind that I am seeing perfectly and I’m seeing perfectly—I’m doing his will. I imagine myself healthy when the doctors tell me that you are dying of cancer. I am healthy, and the whole judgment is now reversed by the world—so I am doing his will. I dare to imagine what I want in this world, and then I fulfill it. The one fulfilling it is called the son, that’s David, that’s Jesus; the being imagining is God the Father. So, God wills and man fulfills. God acts and man only acts and does not know why he acts, because he doesn’t relate the action to the imaginal act that preceded it. So here God and the son.

Well now, how is he going to give me himself, the Father, because there still must be a son? I’m speaking from experience, when I stood in the presence of David and he called me Father, this eternal being is calling me Father. And I felt myself the Ancient of Days, the Lord God Jehovah, the father of this wonderful, beautiful being, who is calling me Father. Well, how does he do it?—only by my expansion. I expand; as I expand I expand into the Father. I don’t rub out the son. I leave myself, the son—I’ve finished the game—and expand into the Father. And the son is still there. I can clothe that son with any name in this world. In the world, the son bears the name of Neville, bears the name of Jan, of Bob, of Ginny, of Ray, of anything in this world. All these are the names it takes. But there’s only one son. He only sees one son. He’s in love with one son. The Father sees one son and it’s David. But he puts upon David a mask and the mask answers to the name of the mask in the world. You call him Neville, he answers. You call him, John, he answers. You call him, Herman, he answers. You call him, Judith, he answers. He answers to every name, because he wears all of that, and he fulfills the will of his Father. There is only God the Father.

But he is taking his son that he so loves, he loves him with all of his heart, and he wants to give him his kingdom; can’t give him the kingdom until he’s perfect, until he is actually holy, until he’s good. And it hasn’t a thing to do with the goodness in the world. You read the story of David…well, read the story of Jesus. If you really read it without prejudiced eyes, as your mother and father taught you and the churches taught you, you will see he broke all the Commandments. He healed on the sabbath—commanded a person on the sabbath to take up his couch and walk. You can’t carry any burden on the sabbath…violation of the Commandment. So, “Take up your bed and walk.” “Who taught you this? Who told you this?” “I do not know his name. I do not know him.” And then he found him in the synagogue, and he said to him, “So you are well.” And then, because this is the one that taught him, he went and he told the rabbis, told the Sanhedrin, “This is the man that told me to take up my bed and walk.” So they caught him there…broke the sabbath.

And then he claimed that he was the Son of God, God was his Father. That was blasphemy. He said to his parents in the temple that they were not his parents. “I must go about my Father’s business,” a different Father altogether. He denied his father. That’s a violation. All these things…he was a friend of the harlots, tax collectors…everything in this world he broke, yet, he is doing the Father’s will. Man doesn’t know who the Father is. The real Father is housed in man. When you say “I am,” that’s the Father. Listen to these words of Jeremiah, when he pleads not to cast him off, the 14th chapter. He’s speaking of the Lord is in the midst of us. This is the only God, in the midst of us, and we bear his name. “Do not cast us off.” I bear his name and he’s in the midst of me. Well, the word midst is “within.” He’s within me. So when someone claims I came from above, it’s within—above and within are the same thing. I came down to do the Father’s will; I came from above.

So, I came out of myself, and this projection of myself must do my will. So, I will and then it, answering to a name called Neville, only fulfills my will. I put him through all the paces, but everything in this world, until he’s just like me. I am holy, I am perfect, I am good. When I bring him through all the channels of the world, then he breaks the shell and he expands. He becomes as I am, so he inherits my world. But, I am a father, so he still has to have a son. If he inherits my kingdom and I am the Lord God Jehovah who is Father, and Jehovah has a son and his only begotten son is David, well, David must stand before him and call him Father. Do you see it? So, he comes out and he calls his begetter, Father. Yet, that begetter played that part and went through all the horrors of the world. And then he arrived at this point and all of a sudden he expands, he breaks the shell, and as he expands, he is the Father.

So the kingdom of heaven is not some remote state of the future, it is present in the sense that it begins here. It comes with one’s resurrection from this world of the dead. That’s when it begins. And it’s still future, because while he’s still wearing this garment, though he resurrected, he cannot come into the full inheritance and the glory of that inheritance while he is wearing a body of flesh and blood. For, “Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of heaven” (1Cor.15:50). So while he wears this garment he still is restricted. But the minute he takes it off after having been resurrected—while walking this earth he’s resurrected; not after death, while walking this earth it happens. So the kingdom of heaven is present in the sense that it begins here. And is future in the sense because when man takes off this garment, he expands into a far greater being than any being he could know here and that being is no one other than God the Father. So he comes into his full inheritance when he takes this garment off for the last time.

Now, isn’t that clear? Well, I hope it is, because that’s what I know from my experience, that these [bodies] are the projections of your Father. Your Father projected you, and you obey his will. And he loves you. He doesn’t know you as Dr. so-and-so or Mrs. so-and-so, he knows you only as his beloved son David. You wear a garment and respond not to the name David, unless they call you that in this world, but they could call you by anything, call you James, call you Peter, call you by any girl’s name, and you respond to that name. But he is only seeing his beloved son David, who will do all his will. And he puts him through the furnaces. So the world condemns him. It’s necessary at that time, the world condemns him. For the Father, bear in mind, is dreaming. And don’t think for one second that it is other than the awakening of the Father.

It takes his projection that he loves so much, called his son, to awaken him. When the projection awakens, it’s because the Father is awakening, and they become one. So you can say, “I and my Father are one.” If you knew me, you would know my Father also. It’s obvious you did not know me, or you would have known my Father also. See the mystery? I am dealing with a mystery. Christianity is the greatest mystery of the world. It’s the fulfillment of that profound mystery in Judaism. It’s only the fulfillment of Judaism, that’s all that it is. So here, “You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.” That’s the 19th chapter of Leviticus, you find it in the 2nd verse.

Now we come into the New Testament—it’s going to be fulfilled. And here is the Sermon on the Mount, the 5th chapter of Matthew, ‘You, therefore, must be perfect, as your Father in heaven is perfect.” And now we come into the Book of Luke, “Why do you call me good? There is no one good but God alone.” He denies that he is, in this projected state, for if you see him, you see the Father, for no one sees the Father but the son. “No one knows who the Son is but the Father, and no one knows who the Father is but the Son” (Mat.11:27) So in the world, when he awakens he tells it. He doesn’t deny the teaching. So the ruler said to him, “Good teacher.” He doesn’t deny he’s a teacher. “Why do you…” and he denies that he is the good, but does not deny he is the teacher.

So in this projected world when one has experienced scripture he teaches, he is the teacher. He feels and knows himself sent, sent by his own being, who is the Ancient of Days. And it comes prior to the actual awakening in this world. He awakens in this world, but prior to that he is called, embraced by the Ancient of Days, because this is going to be the time when he could be awakened. Then he is awakened, and he tells his story as a teacher. He knows he is sent, therefore, he’s an apostle; for the apostle is “to be sent.” He knows he’s sent, and he knows he’s teaching, and he knows he can heal. He knows he can bring about everything in this world, if one could only accept what he’s talking about.

He said, but you will not accept my testimony? Alright, so don’t accept my testimony, said he. I’ll tell you of earthly things: transformation of bodies, so what, changing of the social order in a man’s life, changing of his financial station in this world. If you don’t accept these things, how can you believe me when I tell you of heavenly things? How can I tell you of that age that is to come? But to the one who is teaching it, it has already come. It’s an entirely different world. It’s a creative world. Hasn’t anything to do with what the world thinks the kingdom of heaven is. It’s a power, where you enter into a world where you are a creator, and you have life in yourself. You’re not now doing the will of another, you are that being; and you are the one who wills, who creates. It’s entirely different.

So it’s not a world where it is length of days or duration. No, it is a kind of life that differs radically from anything known to mortal man. For in this world, everyone here is but a projection of the Father and does only the Father’s will. So, when one suffers, when one is injured, when one is this, who did it?—only the Father. For listen to his words, “The son can do nothing of his own accord, but only that which he sees the Father doing.” Well, you mean the Father made me feel sick? Yes. Why? Because I imagined that I was ill. That’s the Father. And the Father made me feel to the point where I am now called the last rung…I have but days, weeks, months in a painful state? Yes. You mean he did it? Why?— because I did it. That’s the Father.

The outside external picture is the Son called in the New Testament Jesus, in the Old Testament, David. Both do the will of the Father. So, “I have found in David the son of Jesse”—which means I AM—“a man after my own heart, who will do all my will” (Acts 13:22). In the New Testament Jesus said. “I have come to do the will of him who sent me…and I do nothing of myself.” In the very last act, when he stands before the judge, and here the judge makes the statement, when Pilate said, “Do you not know that I have the power to crucify you and the power to set you free?” He said, “You have no power over me unless it were given to you from above” (John 19:10). Well, “above” and “within” are the same. Unless I gave it to you by what I have done…that which I have done allows you to come into my world and play the part you are playing relative to me or else you couldn’t come. “No one comes unto me save my Father calls him.” He said, had I not done what I did, you could not now be playing the part relative to me that you are playing, couldn’t do it. Because, nothing in this world is causation; it is all within me. That’s the Father.

So I am playing it, and the whole vast world bears witness of that which I am doing to myself. So I want to be beaten for something because I didn’t know better and I assumed that I am not wanted? The world rises up to condemn me to tell me I am not wanted. Then I feel that I am sick and hopeless and helpless, and no mortal mind can help me, well then, mortal minds can not help me, and I find myself decaying before my eyes. Then I dare to assume that I am well, I’ve never felt better, and this projection has to do the Father’s will. This projection must now perform the Father’s will and feel perfect, and have the confirmation of the outer world pronounce that he is perfect. As the lady’s doctor said, “You’re eyes are perfect,” after two said, “Cataracts.” The third said, “No cataracts, no astigmatism” and all these things pronounced.

So it doesn’t really matter, after one has awakened, what happens. He knows his time may come because he is expanding into the Father, and he can’t wait. As Paul said, “It is my desire to depart and be with Christ” that is now his one grand being, “but the need is greater to remain here because of your need.” That’s all that he’s saying for this fabulous world in which he lives, because he knows he’s expanding into the Father. Death to him now is the last; no more projections in this world of death, and he can’t wait to expand into the kingdom. He is the Lord God Jehovah. When one is resurrected, at resurrection he waits in the world telling his story as the teacher; but when he departs from this world he becomes the Lord God Jehovah.

See, there’s only the Father, and the Father has projected you, and you obey his will. But bear in mind, he had to die to give you the kingdom. In his death, it means such a profound sleep that he has a nightmare. He dreams all kinds of things…and you obey his will. You’ve never once violated his will. Whatever you have imagined, that you’ve done, and the being imagining is God the Father. You who must execute the Father’s will is this thing in the outer world that suffers. It’s called the suffering servant in scripture. So you take it to heart.

My friend isn’t here tonight…at the pool I would spend, what, three, four minutes trying to explain to him who just loves a challenge, and all I could say, Jim, let me quote you this one little passage. It’s a riddle and you dwell upon it. It’s the 30th chapter of Proverbs, “Who has ascended into the heavens and come down? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son’s name? Surely you know!” That’s the 30th chapter of Proverbs (verse 4). Now, in this same chapter he makes a request, he said, “Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be rich and say, ‘Who is the Lord?’ or lest I be poor, and steal, and profane the name of God.” So he’s asking not to put him through these two extremes. Of great wealth where he feels himself so complacent, he would go, “Who is the Lord?” or if he becomes so poor, he has to steal for a loaf of bread, and then profane the name of God. So he is pleading, don’t put him through these extremes.

Well now, “Who established all the ends of the earth? What is his name?” That is the great riddle. But the next question, in the second part of that statement, gives you the answer to the first part. “What is his son’s name?” The minute you say, “What is his son’s name?” you have revealed the answer to the first. For if he has a son then he is a father. So you have his father as the name, the one who established all the ends of the earth. Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name? Don’t tell me. What’s his son’s name? You’ve given me the father’s name: his name is father, for he has a son.

Well now, what is his son’s name? You start analyzing that. I am sharing with you what I know not from reasoning. He said, “You search the scriptures, for you think that you have in them eternal life.” I have come to tell you scripture, because scripture is fulfilled in me. I’ll tell you the son’s name is David. For I have fulfilled scripture, and David stood before me and called me Father. So I’ll give you the son’s name and you do not need me to answer to the first, for that is Father…that’s all that he called me. He didn’t call me Neville, didn’t call me Jesus, didn’t call me God, didn’t call me anything, just called me Father. So the ultimate revelation of Jehovah is Father. And it’s his son—“I will tell of the decree of the Lord, he said unto me, ‘Thou art my son, today I have begotten thee’”—these are the words of David (Ps. 2:7). And so, “I have found David, and he has cried unto me, ‘Thou art my Father.’” Get it?

So, in the end, it’s only God’s expansion. So Blake, in his wonderful Jerusalem, when he calls upon man to expand, he said, “Expand! I am in you and you in me, mutual in love divine. Expand!” He begins it with expansion and ends that first statement in his Jerusalem with the command to expand. Well, the minute you expand you break the shell, you expand into the Father. And here, the being that you were and that you play—you’ve played it all. But you mask yourself. David masked himself and put on a mask they called Neville, and he put on a mask and called it Grace, and put on a mask and called it Bob, and called it Jack, and called it all these. But it was always David, the one who did the Father’s will. So, in the end, when he expands that personified will and creative power of God still remains, but now he has returned to the Father. So, “I came out from the Father and came into the world; again, I am leaving the world and going to the Father” (John 16:28). You get the point?

Well, that is what I have been trying to tell everyone in this world. This is what I mean by this fantastic mystery—nothing impossible to God—with God all things are possible. How can a son become his own father? With man that is impossible. You mean a son becomes his own father? Yes and still the son remains. So this is the great mystery of life. With man that would be impossible for the son to become his own father. But with God all things are possible. There’s the challenge. So my friend who likes a challenge on a new golf course, a new horse, to break the horse in, and all these things, why that’s petty, that’s child’s play to this challenge.

You wrestle with it…a son becoming his own father and so inherited a kingdom. But not a thing is lost, because if I inherit the kingdom of my Father by becoming father, and when he gave it to me he had a son, and the son disappears, well then, I don’t have the whole kingdom. I have no creative power. I have no one to execute my will. I have no one that I can clothe in a new dimension, in a new world, and imagine, and have him execute my will. So don’t take from me my son ’til I who plays the part of the son become the father.

Now let us go into the Silence.

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___(??) the Father is not remote in time and space. In fact, the Father isn’t even near, for nearness implies separation. So he’s not even near. All things are possible to the Father if the Father is God. So, your every imaginal act will be experienced by the being you think you are, and you will do the will of the Father. So imagine the best.

Yes, Eve?

Q: You said the son expands into the father, then when this happens, then there’s all father, and then there’s no son.

A: Oh yes. There’s always your creative power left as a son. The son is the proof of God’s creative power. How could I try to really generate and create if I haven’t produced a son? What proof have I that I could really create with my ___(??), my power? So a son is the symbol of the Father’s creative power. So when you awaken as the Father, the only way you’ll ever know you’re a father is if someone calls you Father, and you know beyond all doubt that he really is your son. So the eternal son is David, who reveals to you that you are the Father. And that is when you reach the point of complete breaking of the shell. May I tell you, it is really quite an explosion of the head…talk about breaking of a shell…you think that this is it, the explosion is so intense. And then when it all settles and the shell is broken, there stands your son before you. No one can deny who he is. You don’t have to ask any questions. It’s simply the eternal creative power and it’s always David. And the word David means “the beloved.” He is your beloved, he is your darling, he’s your dear and will always do your will.