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World Work Recordings

Joel gave several beautiful classes on world work and topics related to world work.  Since Joel’s recordings are still under copy protection, we have obtained permission to post some of these recordings in their entirety for your online or telephone listening.  Each recording will be available for one month from the time of posting for listening at any time.  There is a list of previously posted recordings at the bottom of this page.  

To hear the recording by telephone, call 1-641-715-3900, and enter the extension number 828754, followed by the pound sign (#).  After you enter the extension number, the introduction to the recording will begin, followed by the recording itself.  The telephone number and the extension number will always be the same, even as we change the recording each month.  Depending on your telephone calling plan, the call may or may not incur a charge, so it is a good idea to check whether your plan covers calls to the 641 area code.  Even if you usually participate in the tape group by computer, the telephone option is convenient when you would like to listen to the recording but for some reason do not have access to your computer.


Current Recording (Posted June 1, 2021)

The recording for this month is 494B, from the 1962 London Special Class, titled “Nature of Spiritual Power, continued.”

  • This recording is approximately one hour long.  It is one of two classes used as source material for Chapter 2, “Releasing Spiritual Power,” in Awakening Mystical Consciousness.
  • The recording will be available for listening through June 30, 2021. 
  • To purchase the recording or the transcript from the Infinite Way Office, click here.  (Remember that all Goldsmith classes are available for purchase on iTunes as well.  If you use iTunes, this may be a more convenient ordering option for you.)

While Joel never uses the term “world work” In this class, he is actually explaining some of what stands behind world work and the nature of the consciousness we must have to do it.  He says:

All of our work, then, is really attuning our consciousness to the Divine, opening ourselves to the realization of Omnipresence, Omnipotence, Omniscience; praying from the heart, ‘Thy will be done in me, not mine,’ and then giving up many of the concepts that we have been entertaining—concepts of each other, concepts of the world, concepts of man.”  

Then we are attuning to the exercise of spiritual power and spiritual wisdom. It is only in the degree that we can pray for each other, friend and enemy; it is only in the degree that we can realize Omniscience, Omnipotence, Omnipresence universally that our consciousness becomes a transparency for the spiritual power that makes it possible for us to heal, reform, forgive, and supply others.

Joel points out that the spiritually endowed do not receive.  They are the instrumentalities through which God’s grace is given.  He teaches that we can prepare ourselves to be worthy instruments for the flow of divine grace, not so much for your good or mine, but that the entire world may be embraced in divine love.  Then we, too, partake of it because we are part of that world.


You can listen to this recording from the Sanctuary page, which is a visually serene environment.
To listen by telephone, call 
1-641-715-3900 and enter 828754#.


Previously Posted Recordings

May 1 – 31, 2021

Recording 442A: 1961 Hawaiian Village Open Class
“The Secret of the Word Made Flesh.”
This recording was used as source material for Chapter 16, “The Secret of the Word Made Flesh,” and Chapter 32, “Address the World Silently with Peace,” in A Parenthesis in Eternity.

April 1 – 30, 2021

Tape 234A:  1958 London Open Class
“Grace”
This class was not used as source material for any book.

March 1 – 31, 2021

Tape 417B:  1961 London Open Class
“The Widening Circle of Prayer”
This class was used as source material for Chapter 10, “The Widening Circle of Prayer” in The Altitude of Prayer.

February 1 – 28, 2021

Tape 526B:  1963 London Work
“The New Message, continued”
This class was used as source material for several chapters in the writings:
*  Chapter 12, “Christ-Consciousness as a Universal Experience,” in A Message for the Ages
*  Chapter 12, “Christ As the Consciousness of Mankind,” in Consciousness Is What I Am
*  Chapter 10, “The New Dispensation,” in I Stand on Holy Ground.  

January 1 – 31, 2021

Tape 507B:  1962-63 Princess Kaiulani Open Class
“1963 New Year’s Message”
This class is the basis for Chapter 1, “A Message for the New Year,” in The Only Freedom

To view recordings posted in 2020, click here.
To view recordings posted in 2019, click here.
To view recordings posted in 2018, click here.
To view recordings posted in 2017, click here.
To view recordings posted in 2016, click here.