masonic first degree lecture

Having described all the ceremonies and forms appertaining to the opening of a lodge of Entered Apprentice Masons, setting them to work, initiating a candidate, and closing the lodge, I will now proceed too give the lecture on this degree.

The usages and customs among Freemasons have ever borne a near affinity to those of the ancient Egyptians. First Tracing Board Their philosophers, unwilling to expose their mysteries to vulgar eyes, couched their systems of learning and …

I'll start by covering some of the major themes of the First Degree and what an Entered. Apprentice can take from that. I'll offer an example of how one can gain insights by contemplating masonic symbolism, and how historical context can add …

The Lecture of the First Degree of Freemasonry. Introductory Address. BRETHREN, Masonry; according to the general acceptation of the term, is an Art founded on the principles of Geometry, and directed to the service and convenience of …

FIRST SECTION OF THE LECTURE ON THE FIRST DEGREE. Having described all the ceremonies and forms appertaining to the opening of a lodge of Entered Apprentice Masons, setting them to work, initiating a candidate, and closing the …

WM: Masons' Lodges being usually held in the evening, how do you account for that which at first view appears a paradox? SD: The earth constantly revolving on its axis round the Sun, and Freemasonry being universally spread over its surface, …

Duncan's Masonic Ritual and Monitor, by Malcolm C. Duncan, at sacred-texts.com. … No business is done in a Lodge of Entered Apprentices, except to initiate a candidate to the First Degree in Masonry, nor is … W. M.–Brother Gabe, there is a lecture to this Degree, consisting of three sections, which you will at your earliest …

Read and use this Entered Apprentice Mason Study Guide to learn about the First Masonic Degree. … The Common Gavel was used by Entered Apprentice operative (real) stone masons to break the corners off of a rough stone (rough ashlar) …

The first lecture of Freemasonry, or that appropriated to the degree of an Entered Apprentice, is divided into three sections. In this lecture virtue is painted in the most beautiful colors, and the duties of morality are strictly enforced.