2. Jesus said, "Those who seek should not stop seeking until they find. When they find, they will be disturbed. When they are disturbed, they will marvel, and will reign over all. [And after they have reigned they will rest.]"
I wish this saying was in the Yoga Sutras. Jesus was a great motivational speaker. He didn't have to do much in order to get others to follow him, so I have wondered how his voice sounded or how he used his intonation to get his messages across.
Jesus is saying that ounce you begin your journey down the path toward enlightenment, don't stop at all costs. You will start digging into the mind and you will not like what you find. I don not like to rhyme, but it happens some of the time. I think I will stop rhyming at the cost of losing your attention.
The truth is, doing meditation and spiritual development is like going down the rabbit hole from Alice in Wonderland, or taking the red pill from the Matrix. You will be scared at what you discover. In fact I advice you not to talk about it until you find like minded people to share it with. There are not many Gnostics in Christianity, but you may find them. I consider myself a practicing Gnostic. I know a lot about the Yoga Sutras, but because I was raised Catholic, I identify with the concept of Christ. Gnosticism is the Christian version of Yoga. Yoga was not suppressed in India, so it had time to develop hundreds of practices. Gnosticism, on the other hand, was wiped out by the early church. I guess they should have done a better job, because they missed a couple of books.
You will marvel at what you can do with yourself when you get in touch with your inner being. Tthe everyday grind will not effect you. You will no longer be subjected to the wavering frivolities of worldly life. You will have control. You will reign over all of yourself.
Once you have gained full control, you will not slip back. You can rest knowing that you know what Jesus was referring to in these sayings. Be at rest, always.