The Ancient And Accepted Scottish Rite Of Freemasonry
Orient of Florida, Valley of Jacksonville AASRVJ
The Lodge of Perfection--4th through 15h --The Ineffable Degrees
The Fourth Degree
This Degree deals with the concepts of duty.
The Fifth Degree
The moral teachings of this degree is that we live in peace with our own conscience and are honored by good people when we perform our duties honestly and diligently.
The Sixth Degree
The principle lesson of this degree is that decisions should
not be made only on appearances.
The Seventh Degree
"Provost and Judge"
All actions have consequences
Be just in judging others' motives."
The Eighth Degree
"Intendant of the Building"
This degree investigates the necessity of acting on what
we learn; and that we should freely transmit our knowledge to others.
The Ninth Degree
"Elu of the Nine"
It is our duty to morally raise our own conscience, to enlighten our souls and minds so that we may actively participate in instructing and enlightening others.
The Tenth Degree
"Elu of the Fifteen"
To always be opposed to ignorance,
fanaticism, and tyranny.
The Eleventh Degree
"Elu of the Twelve"
This degree emphasizes that life is a school for moral and
spiritual training; that the entire lesson is a course in virtue, happiness, and a future existence.
The Twelfth Degree
This degree forces the Mason to consider the problems
of his social life; that the life we have and the world we live in are what we make them by our own social character, by our ability to adapt to our fellows, our relationships, and our circumstances.
The Thirteenth Degree
"Royal Arch Of Solomon"
By seeking knowledge and moral character and
being guided by faith and reason, the Mason will know how to combine science and religion, philosophy and theology; and recognize that these notions do not contradict each other, but form a harmonious whole.
The Fourteenth Degree
the Mason finds the
meaning of the concept of Deity in his own conscience, and thus opens for himself the gate to true knowledge.