(39) Jesus said, “The pharisees and the scribes

have taken the keys of knowledge (gnosis)

and hidden them. They have not entered,

nor have they allowed to enter those who wish to.  You, however, be as wise as serpents

and as innocent as doves.”

Greek version:

“They took the key of knowledge and hid it.”

Luke 11:52

“Alas for you lawyers! You have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not go in yourselves, and those who were trying to go in, you prevented.”

Matthew 23:13

“Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You shut the door of the kingdom of Heaven in people’s faces; you do not enter yourselves, and when others try to enter, you stop them.”

(102) Jesus said, “Woe to the pharisees, for they are like a dog sleeping in the manger of oxen, for neither does he eat nor does he let the oxen eat.”

Matthew 10:16

“I send you out like sheep among wolves;

be wary as serpents, innocent as doves.”

The key to Gnosis is hidden.

It’s not supposed to be hard to find,

but someone buried the key in horse manure,

then put superglue in the keyhole.

Knowledge and Wisdom

will always find a way,

to come to those who seek them.

Truth is cunning,

the Spirit will be released.