Course in Miracles
27- Body & The Dream
of the Crucifixion
In your release from
sacrifice is his made manifest, and shown to be his own.
But every pain you
suffer do you see as proof that he is guilty of attack. Thus would
you make yourself to be the sign that he has lost his innocence
and need but look on you to realize that he has been condemned.
And what to you has been unfair will come to him in righteousness.
The unjust vengeance that you suffer now belongs to him, and when
it rests on him are you set free.
Wish not to make
yourself a living symbol of his guilt, for you will not escape
the death you made for him. But in his innocence, you find your
Whenever you consent ...
to suffer pain,
to be deprived,
unfairly treated or
in need of anything,
you but accuse your
brother of attack upon God’s Son.
You hold a picture
of your crucifixion before his eyes that he may see his sins are
writ in Heaven in your blood and death, and go before him, closing
off the gate and damning him to hell. Yet this is writ in hell and
not in Heaven, where you are beyond attack and prove his innocence.
The picture of yourself you offer him you show yourself and give
it all your faith.
The Holy Spirit offers
you to give to him a picture of yourself in which there is no pain
and no reproach at all. And what was martyred to his guilt becomes
the perfect witness to his innocence.