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(No material creation)
Progress takes off human shackles. The finite must
yield to the infinite. Advancing to a higher plane of action,
thought rises from the material sense to
the spiritual, from the scholastic to the inspirational,
and from the mortal to the immortal. All
things are created spiritually. Mind, not matter, is the
creator. Love, the divine Principle, is the Father and
Mother of the universe, including man.
The theory of three persons in one God (that is, a personal
Trinity or Tri-unity) suggests polytheism,
rather than the one ever-present I AM.
"Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God is one Lord."
(No divine corporeality)
The everlasting I AM is not bounded nor compressed
within the narrow limits of physical humanity, nor can
He be understood aright through mortal
concepts. The precise form of God must be of
small importance in comparison with the sublime question,
What is infinite Mind or divine Love?
Who is it that demands our obedience? He who, in
the language of Scripture, "doeth according to His will
in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the
earth; and none can stay His hand, or say unto Him,
What doest Thou?"
No form nor physical combination is adequate to represent
infinite Love. A finite and material sense of God
leads to formalism and narrowness; it chills the spirit of
A limitless Mind cannot proceed from physical
limitations. Finiteness cannot present the idea or the vastness
of infinity. A mind originating from a
finite or material source must be limited and
finite. Infinite Mind is the creator, and creation is the