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(-4- Life the creator)
IV. God is divine Life, and Life is no more confined
to the forms which reflect it than substance is in its
shadow. If life were in mortal man or material
things, it would be subject to their limitations
and would end in death. Life is Mind, the creator
reflected in His creations. If He dwelt within what He
creates, God would not be reflected but absorbed, and the
Science of being would be forever lost through a mortal
sense, which falsely testifies to a beginning and an
(-5- Allness of Spirit)
V. The Scriptures imply that God is All-in-all. From
this it follows that nothing possesses reality nor existence
except the divine Mind and His ideas. The
Scriptures also declare that God is Spirit.
Therefore in Spirit all is harmony, and there can be no
discord; all is Life, and there is no death. Everything
in God's universe expresses Him.
(-6- The universal cause)
VI. God is individual, incorporeal. He is divine Principle,
Love, the universal cause, the only creator, and
there is no other self-existence. He is all-inclusive,
and is reflected by all that is real
and eternal and by nothing else. He fills all space, and
it is impossible to conceive of such omnipresence and individuality
except as infinite Spirit or Mind. Hence all
is Spirit and spiritual.
(-7- Divine trinity)
VII. Life, Truth, and Love constitute the triune Person
called God, - that is, the triply divine Principle, Love.
They represent a trinity in unity, three in
one, - the same in essence, though multiform
in office: God the Father-Mother; Christ the spiritual
idea of sonship; divine Science or the Holy Comforter.
These three express in divine Science the threefold, essential