What We Believe
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 God.
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 in dwelling 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 the Creative Mind
which receives the direct 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.
|by Ernest Holmes, founder of Religious Science