Lives of the Master

The Rest of the Jesus Story


Glenn Sanderfur

Did the Master live before he was born as Jesus of Nazareth? And, if he did, do any records exist which reveal the journey that the Master soul has taken in the earth?


Lives of the Master is a bold new look at how the Edgar Cayce readings, ancient gnostic, Egyptian and Eastern religious texts, and the Holy Bible reveal a coherent and intriguing pattern of incarnations of the Master soul, including:

Adam - the first created man in the Garden of Eden

Enoch - the antideluvian patriarch who was called by God to heaven where the mysteries of the universe were revealed

Hermes - the architect of the Great Pyramid

Melchizedek - a priest and king of Salem (ancient Jerusalem)

Joseph - the son of Rachel and Jacob who became a faithful and righteous leader alongside the pharaoh in Egypt

Joshua - the warrior who led the Israelites into the Promised Land

Zend - the father of Zoroaster who wrote the Zend Avesta

Jesus - the Christ



The revelation that the Master soul journeyed through many lifetimes adds a new dimension to the role of Jesus as savior and pattern for humankind.


"This book by Glenn Sanderfur on the former lives of Jesus meets a genuine academic and spiritual need in this generation. Most person, in or out of the Christian Church, do not know that Edgar Cayce's treatment of this theme was in fact the reintroduction of an important theological emphasis of early Jewish Christianity. Sanderfur's book has the particular merit og collating the data furnished by Edgar Cayce, the distinguished Protestant mystic and clairvoyant of Virginia Beach, with the conclusions of the best recent academic scholarship, both Biblical and historical. I warmly recommend it."

Richard H. Drummond
Proffesor of Comparative Religions, Emeritus
University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Table of Contents 


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Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Edgar Cayce
Edgar Cayce's Story of the Master
Past Lives?
Jesus: His Early Life
Jesus: His Ministry
Jesus: His Death and Resurrection
Jesus: His Return
The Message of Old
Our Heritage
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