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The Gospel of Thomas is unlike any other scripture written about Jesus It is a collection of Jesus secret sayings that only someone who actually knew him like his twin would be able to recount Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas is a teacher that points his followers in the direction of the Kingdom of Heaven He explains that the kingdom is a place with no poverty where all is revealed and that it is already inside and around them but they must learn how to find it The Kingdom of Heaven according to Thomas Jesus is within each one of us This concept of god and the kingdom being a part of everyone is a common theme throughout the Bible Lk 1721 In the third saying Jesus tells his followers that the way to gain access to this Kingdom inside us is to learn about ourselves The knowledge that we came from the Kingdom GTh 49 that we are sons of the living father GTh 3 and that are human bodies and lives are not worth anything GTh 87 are the keys to the Kingdom If we do not know ourselves then we will not enter the kingdom and we will be in poverty forever GTh 3 He also says that once we get back into the Kingdom there is nothing that we will not understand GTh 6b The Kingdom of Heaven is like Adams paradise in Eden Jesus said that whoever among you shall become as a child shall know the Kingdom GTh 46 Eden was a place of innocence and to become like a child would be to become innocent In saying 37 the disciples ask when he will be revealed to them and he answers when they can be naked without shame and jump on their clothes like children This is not unlike Adam and Eve innocent child-like and undressed in Eden Jesus explains that the Kingdom of the Father
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