Category Archives: Affirmation

SUPREME BLESSEDNESS

There is no inner life that is not also an outer life There is an outer way and an inner way and both are one. He who asks, with the ground swell of his whole inner being, for the things … Continue reading

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The GIFT

“Fear not, little flock, it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” (Luke 12:32) Fear is the great enemy of man. But fear is a mental attitude and as such can be converted into something else. Fear … Continue reading

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SANCTUARY

If men always maintained a sanctuary of the spirit in the inner life, it would not be necessary to seek “the silence” self-consciously. It is inner silence as a habit that is desirable. The ideal is to penetrate beyond mere … Continue reading

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NEW BIRTH

To become actively responsive to the divine life, we must be strong in our hope, firm in faith, that we may be helped into a spiritual state, in which we are habitually in the affirmative. It is the affirmative attitude … Continue reading

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PRESENCE of GOD

No other conception of the Presence of God is so profound, as that which is realized in our souls every time we offer a genuine prayer. God is then not only with us, but within us.  – Austin Phelps, Professor, … Continue reading

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THROWING the SWITCH

God is light, and in that light there can be no darkness of limitation. We are told (in Scripture) “Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil…” (Habakkuk 1:13). It may be helpful to take inventory of your needs… … Continue reading

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DIVINE REALITY

Faith is no mere passive, receptive state. It is the soul’s grasp of divine reality, and therefore it implies both vision and obedience to it. In a word, it is dynamic–it is the movement of the whole self toward the … Continue reading

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