We believe in God, the Living Spirit Almighty; One, indestructible,
absolute, and self-existent Cause. This One manifests Itself
in and through all creation but is not absorbed by Its creation.
The manifest universe is the body of God; it is the logical
and necessary outcome of the infinite self-knowingness of
We believe in the incarnation of the Spirit in everyone and that all
people are incarnations of the One Spirit.
We believe in the eternality, the immortality, and the continuity of
the individual soul, forever and ever expanding.
We believe that Heaven is within us and that we experience it to the
degree that we become conscious of it.
We believe the ultimate goal of life to be a complete emancipation
from all discord of every nature, and that this goal is
sure to be attained by all.
We believe in the unity of all life, and that the highest God and the
innermost God is one God.
We believe that God is personal to all who feel this Indwelling Presence.
We believe in the direct revelation of Truth through the intuitive
and spiritual nature of the individual, and that any person
may become a revealer of Truth who lives in close contact
with the indwelling God.
We believe that the Universal Spirit, which is God, operates through
a Universal Mind, which is the Law of God; and that we are
surrounded by this Creative Mind which receives the impress
of our thought and acts upon it.
We believe in the healing
of the sick through the power of this Mind.
We believe in
the control of conditions through the power of this Mind.
We believe in the eternal Goodness, the eternal Loving-kindness, and
the eternal Givingness of Life to all.
We believe in our own soul, our own spirit, and our own destiny, for
we understand that the life of all is God.
on "What I Believe" by Ernest Holmes. Adapted
using gender-inclusive language.
|Compiled by Doris Jones,
God is Eternal, Changeless, Infinite.
God is the only Power there is.
God is the Life within Its creation.
In God all things are possible.
God can do for us only that which God
can do through us.
God is Perfect Being and Perfect Action.
God gives unconditionally, gives all
and to all alike.
God's first law is Order.
God does not know illness or disharmony.
God expresses through us at our highest
level of consciousness.
It is the nature of God to seek ever-greater
All the Universe operates by the Law
of Cause and Effect.
Body is thought in form.
Christ is a state of consciousness.
All is Love, yet all is Law.
There is power for Good in the universe
and we can use it.
The universe is abundant.
We are surrounded by and connected to
There is only one Mind; the mind we
use is the Mind of God.
Principle is not bound by precedent.
Anything mind thinks it can unthink.
All conditions manifest from a mental
Limitation is not in Principle, but
in the use of Principle.
We discover and use Principles; we do
not create them.
God is the Life within us and within
all living beings.
We are an integral part of the Body
No one and nothing can influence our
consciousness unless we allow it.
The Universe can only give us that which
we can accept.
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