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ACIM Articles about God
Saturday, Jun 03, 2023
3 mins 29 secs
Lesson 14 simply says that God did not create physical things because they are not real. For example.
"God did not create that war, and so it is not real."
"God did not create that airplane crash, and so it...
Tuesday, May 09, 2023
7 mins 46 secs
God has a nature and a power to express that nature. It is automatic to him to express what he is, to uphold his own nature and to extend it. He is willing to do this because it is...
Monday, May 08, 2023
5 mins 6 secs
Here's another angle on the problem of regarding ACIM as "non-duality."
In ACIM we're told that God is a creator, and has created sons. You are one of those sons, which means you are a child of God. It...
Monday, May 08, 2023
8 mins 35 secs
In ACIM we're told we have an authority problem. If you read ACIM it speaks about us having an issue with "who authored who".
We're told that God is the author of us, because he is our creator and...
Sunday, May 07, 2023
2 mins 28 secs1 comments
"Salvation requires the acceptance of but one thought, you are as God created you, not what you made of yourself."
I'm seeing this is the vital key to salvation. To be saved you merely need to accept that you...
Monday, May 01, 2023
2 mins 12 secs
If we realize that we are immortal beings, we must also realize that we are perfect. Being immortal means living forever, which is only possible if you never change. Being changeless is part of reality, and it's what makes...
Friday, Apr 07, 2023
5 mins 57 secs
"I am forever an effect of God."
While it is wonderful to reflect on your truly divine attributes, such as your immortality, invulnerability, permanence and unchangeability, we should also recognize that the ONLY reason you have these attributes is...
Saturday, Apr 01, 2023
3 mins 53 secs1 comments
There is an interpretation of ACIM that I run into quite often, which has nothing to do with it.
In the world in general, many people have the idea that "the world" is duality. And then at some point...
Saturday, Apr 01, 2023
6 mins 16 secs
Innocence is goodness. If guilt is equated with evil, then innocence is equated with good. In order to forgive someone or something requires looking for the good in them - looking for their innocence. Seeing their harmlessness, their gentleness,...
Thursday, Mar 30, 2023
17 mins 45 secs
There is a statement in A Course in Miracles which describes how God thinks. This is a very important statement because it gives us a strong idea of the workings of God's mind. And let's not forget that GOD...
Saturday, Mar 11, 2023
5 mins 47 secs
This is where my mind went last night. I had no idea God felt so highly of me. Holy Spirit guided my thoughts.
God loves you.
God knows you.
God created you.
God designed you.
God chose you.
Wednesday, Mar 08, 2023
7 mins 5 secs
This is a conclusion I've come to over time, and I'll explain why it makes sense to me.
God is whole. Everything God does is whole. When God creates he fully creates. What he creates is fully created and...
Friday, Jan 20, 2023
4 mins 29 secs
Since you are OF God, being FROM God, you are exactly LIKE God. You cannot BE like anything else because you are not of or from anything else. You are not OF this world, or OF the body, or...
Monday, Jan 16, 2023
7 mins 0 secs
In the separation, you confused the true and the false. You assigned God's properties to the false world, BUT YOU ALSO assigned false properties to God. This turned God into an evil enemy to you in your perception of...
Monday, Dec 19, 2022
5 mins 50 secs
The true nature of your Holy Self is that you are a CHANNEL FOR GOD. You are a medium. You are not an island, you are not the source of anything, and you do not have anything other than...
Friday, Sep 30, 2022
4 mins 5 secs
Separation is really about trying to do everything alone, without God. After all, if you separate yourself off from God, who was essentially doing everything for and with you, you end up in a position where you have do...
Sunday, Sep 25, 2022
3 mins 39 secs
"Creation is the sum of all God's Thoughts, in number infinite, and everywhere without all limit. Only Love creates, and only like Itself. There was no time when all that It created was not there. Nor will there be...
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2022
5 mins 38 secs
While it may seem like the ego is the idea of an individual self, some kind of artificial self, this isn't really an accurate way to frame it. The ego is actually the idea of NOT having a self.
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2022
3 mins 23 secs
"The Separation HAS occurred. To deny this is merely to misuse denial. However, to concentrate on error is merely a further misuse of legitimate psychic mechanisms. The true corrective procedure, which has already been described as the proper use of...
Thursday, Jun 16, 2022
5 mins 56 secs
Lately I feel like I have found a whole new sense of identity, and that I've discovered God.
I have been dwelling on two workbook lessons, 91 and 92. They talk about how I am not a body, and...
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