Power Quotes

A collection of A Course in Miracles Quotes
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Quotes on "Power"

T1B16B "You do not yet know its healing power."
T1B22G "This is the recognition that leads to the healing power of the miracle.""
T1B23K "The power to work Miracles BELONGS to you."
T1B30D "Consider the power of MY WORD, in that it has withstood all the attacks of error, and is the Source of Truth."
T1B30O "If you will remember that ALL princes INHERIT their power from the Father, the right choice becomes inevitable."
T1B30W "Before your loveliness the stars stand transfixed, and bow to the power of your will."
T1B41L ""Except you become as little children" means unless you fully recognize your complete dependence on God, you cannot know the real power of the Son in his true relationship with the Father."
T1B41N "But do not underestimate the power of special agents now, or the great need there is for them."
T1B41U "Turn immediately to me by denying the power of the fear, and ask me to help you to replace it with love."
T1B41Y "An "object" is incapable of release, because it is a concept which is deprived of creative power."
T1B41Y "The recognition of the real creative power in yourself AND others brings release because it brings peace."
T1B42C "Both the power and the strength of man's creative will must be understood, before the real meaning of denial can be appreciated and abolished."
T1C3 "However, these differences do not affect the power of the miracle at all, since only truth and error are its concern."
T2A13 "All fear is ultimately reducible to the basic misperception of man's ability to USURP the power of God."
T2B1 "When you are afraid of ANYTHING, you are acknowledging its power to hurt you."
T2B1 "Human understanding will inevitably value wrong, and by endowing all human thoughts with equal power, will inevitably DESTROY peace."
T2B15 "But remember a very early thought of your own, "Never underestimate the power of denial.""
T2B70 "This reestablishes the true power of the will, and makes it increasingly unable to tolerate delay."
T2B71 "Until they achieve this, they waste themselves and their true creative power on useless attempts to make themselves more comfortable by inappropriate means."
T2C7 "It does not have the power in itself to introduce actual learning errors."
T2C8 "If one denies this unfortunate aspect of its power, one is also denying the power itself.)"
T2E7 "Very few people appreciate the real power of the mind."
T2E10 "While expressions like "think big" give some recognition to the power of thought, they still come nowhere near the truth."
T2E11 "It appears at first glance that to believe such power about yourself is merely arrogant, but that is not the real reason why you don't believe it."
T2E12 "Therapists try to help people who are afraid of their own death wishes by depreciating the power of the wish."
T2E14 "The other possibility is that he depreciates the power of his thought."
T2E16 "I would hardly help if I depreciated the power of your own thinking."
T2E18 "Miracle-working entails a full realization of the power of thought, and real avoidance of miscreation."
T2E33 "Everything that man creates has energy because, like the Creation of God, they (it) come FROM energy, and are endowed by their creator with the power to create."
T2E33 "This, however, does not deprive the creation of its OWN creative power."
T2E33 "It DOES, however, GUARANTEE that the power will be misused, or USED FEARFULLY."
T2E36 "A similar deadlock occurs when both the power of Creation and of miscreation coexist."
T2E41 "Freud's superego is a particularly interesting example of the real power of miscreation."
T2E43 "The later theoretical switch to the primacy of anxiety was an interesting device intended to deny both the instinctive nature of destructiveness, and the force of the power of miscreation."
T2E43 "By placing the emphasis on the RESULT, the generative nature of the power was minimized."
T2E47 "In fact, it asserts the power of fear by the simple assumption that it need be mastered at all."
T3B5 "The level-adjustment power of the miracle creates the right perception for healing."
T3D4 "It also has the disastrous effect of denying (incorrect use) the essentially creative power of the miracle."
T3E3 "Knowledge is power BECAUSE it is certain, and certainty is strength."
T3F16 "But it could NOT entirely separate itself from the Soul, because it is FROM the Soul that it derives its whole power to create."
T3F18 "The superconscious, which KNOWS, could not be reconciled with this loss of power, because it was incapable of darkness."
T3F21 "I demonstrated both the powerlessness of the body AND the power of the mind, by uniting MY will with that of my Creator, which naturally remembered the Soul and its own real purpose."
T3G5 "The current emphasis on "changing your image" is a good description of the power of perception, but it implies that there is nothing to KNOW."
T3G15 "This IS the miraculous power of the Soul."
T3G15 "The fact that each Soul has this power completely is a fact that is entirely alien to human thinking, in which if any ONE has everything, there is nothing LEFT."
T3G30 "Why should anyone accord an obvious misperception so much power?"
T3G38 "This is an act of will on their part, because they are electing to misperceive the authority and GIVE him this power."
T3H9 "This is the fundamental error of all those who believe they have usurped the power of God."
T3H12 "You have not usurped the power of God, but you HAVE lost it."
T3I1 "Their resemblance lies in their power as FOUNDATIONS."
T3I2 "NOTHING made by a child of God is without power."
T3I3 "You cannot resolve your authority problem by depreciating the power of your minds."
T3I12 "Never underestimate the power of this denial."
T4A9 "It re-enacts the Separation, the loss of power, the foolish journey of the ego in its attempt at reparation, and finally the crucifixion of the body, or death."
T4E13 "There is no limit to the power of a Son of God, but he himself can limit the expression of his power as much as he wills."
T4F13 "It may surprise you to learn that had the ego willed to do so, it COULD have made the eternal, because, as a product of the mind, it IS endowed with the power of its own creator."
T4G6 "Only your allegiance to it gives the ego ANY power over you."
T5D4 "In the holy state, the will is free in the sense that its CREATIVE power is unlimited, but choice itself is meaningless."
T5D5 "Freedom to choose is the same POWER as freedom to create, but its APPLICATION is different."
T5D9 "It was only my DECISION that gave me all power in Heaven and earth."
T5D12 "As we share this goal, we increase its power to attract the whole Sonship, and to bring it back into the Oneness in which it was created."
T5D15 "The power of our joint motivation is beyond belief, but NOT beyond accomplishment."
T5E4 "If he will state the same idea POSITIVELY, he will see the POWER of what he said."
T5F9 "Your ego can keep you in exile FROM the Kingdom but in the Kingdom itself it has no power."
T5F16 "The Atonement gives you the power of a healed mind, but the power to create is of God."
T5F16 "The full power of creation (creating) cannot be expressed as long as any of God's ideas are withholding it from the Kingdom."
T5G3 "This is a totally meaningless concept EXCEPT to the ego, but do not underestimate the power of the ego's belief in it."
T5G4 "We spoke before of the authority problem as involving the concept of USURPING His power."
T5H4 "The mind does indeed know its power, because the mind does indeed know God."
T5H5 "The ego speaks in judgment, and the Holy Spirit reverses its decisions, much as the Supreme Court has the power to reverse the lower court's decision about the laws of this world."
T5H10 "Actually, all it really means is that the Holy Spirit in later generations retains the power to interpret CORRECTLY what former generations have thought, and thus release THEIR thoughts from the ability to produce fear ANYWHERE in the Sonship."
T5I3 "This is its inherent STRENGTH, even though it may misuse its power."
T5I12 "But you CAN choose to accept His care, and use the infinite power OF His care for all those He created BY it."
T6B20 "The power of the Sons of God is operating all the time, because they were created as creators."
T6G9 "As you begin to realize the quiet power of His Voice AND ITS PERFECT CONSISTENCY, it MUST dawn on your minds that you are trying to undo a decision which was made irrevocably FOR you."
T7A1 "The creative power of both God AND His Creations is limitless, but it is NOT in reciprocal relationship."
T7A1 "We have already stated that only in this respect your creative power differs from His."
T7A2 "In this way only can ALL creative power EXTEND OUTWARD."
T7A2 "You HAVE the power to ADD to the Kingdom, but NOT to add to the Creator OF the Kingdom."
T7A3 "You claim this power when you have become wholly vigilant for God AND the Kingdom."
T7A3 "BY ACCEPTING this power as YOURS, you have learned to be what you ARE."
T7D7 "By teaching the power of the Kingdom of God Himself, He teaches you that ALL POWER IS YOURS."
T7D8 "YOU did not make this power any more than I did."
T7F9 "Learning is constant and so vital in its power for change that a Son of God can recognize his power in an instant, and change the world in the next."
T7G2 "Your own thinking has done this, because of its power."
T7G2 "But your own thinking can also save you FROM this, because its power is not of your making."
T7G2 "Your ability to DIRECT your thinking as you will IS part of its power."
T7G2 "If you do not believe you can do this, you have DENIED the power of your thought, and thus rendered it powerLESS in your belief."
T7G3 "The ingeniousness of the ego to preserve itself is enormous, but it stems from the power of the mind WHICH THE EGO DENIES."
T7G3 "Fearful of perceiving the POWER of this source, it is forced to DEPRECIATE it."
T7G5 "Love IS your power, which the ego MUST deny."
T7G5 "It must also deny everything which this power gives TO you, BECAUSE it gives you everything."
T7G12 "The Oneness of the Creator and the Creation IS your wholeness, your sanity, and your limitless power."
T7G12 "This limitless power is God's gift to you, because it is WHAT YOU ARE."
T7H1 "Remember a very early lesson, -- "never underestimate the power of denial.""
T7H1 "It has no power in ITSELF, but YOU can give it the power of YOUR mind, whose power is without limit of ANY kind."
T7H12 "All power and glory are yours because the Kingdom is His."
T7I3 "The ego, using its own warped version of the laws of God, uses the power of the mind ONLY to defeat the mind's real purpose."
T7I5 "The belief that by giving it OUT you have excluded it from WITHIN is a complete distortion of the power of EXTENSION."
T7I7 "It is the distorted product of the misapplication of the laws of God by distorted minds which are misusing their own power."
T7J1 "Only you can limit your creative power, but God wills to release it."
T7J2 "The power of the whole Sonship AND OF ITS CREATOR is therefore its OWN fullness, rendering its Creation and its creating equally whole and equal in perfection."
T7J3 "Everything He created is given ALL His power because it is part of Him and shares His Being WITH Him."
T7L7 "Whenever you heal a brother by recognizing his worth, you are acknowledging HIS power to create and YOURS."
T7L7 "Deny his creative power and you are denying yours AND THAT OF GOD WHO CREATED YOU."
T8A3 "The distraction of the ego SEEMS to interfere with your learning, but it HAS no power to distract unless you GIVE it the power."
T8C8 "When we said, "all power and glory are yours because the Kingdom is His," this is what we meant: The Will of God is without limit, and all power and glory lie within it."
T8C9 "You are part of Him who IS all power and glory, and are therefore as unlimited as He is."
T8C9 "To what else EXCEPT all power and glory can the Holy Spirit appeal to restore God's Kingdom?"
T8D3 "Only HIS teaching will release your will to God's, uniting it with His power and glory, and establishing them as yours."
T8D6 "Everyone is looking for himself and the power and glory he thinks he has lost."
T8D6 "Your power and glory are in HIM BECAUSE they are yours."
T8D9 "His power and glory are everywhere, and you CANNOT be excluded from them."
T8D10 "Through His power and glory all your wrong decisions are undone COMPLETELY, releasing you AND your brothers from EVERY IMPRISONING THOUGHT ANY part of the Sonship has accepted."
T8D10 "Wrong decisions HAVE no power BECAUSE they are not true."
T8D11 "Power and glory belong to God alone."
T8D11 "You CANNOT be powerLESS to do this, because this IS your power."
T8E8 "It is the power by which you separate or join, and experience pain or joy accordingly."
T8E9 "God GAVE your will its power, which I can only acknowledge in honor of His."
T8E15 "Alone we can do nothing, but TOGETHER our wills fuse into something whose power is far beyond the power of its separate parts."
T8E18 "To join WITH me is to restore His power TO you BECAUSE we are sharing it."
T8E18 "I offer you only the recognition of His power in you, but in that lies ALL truth."
T8E22 "Never accord the ego the power to interfere with the journey, because it HAS none, and the journey is the way to what is TRUE."
T8F2 "The world can ADD nothing to the power and the glory of God and His Holy Sons, but it CAN blind the Sons to the Father if they behold it."
T8F3 "Let us glorify Him Whom the world denies, for over His Kingdom it has no power."
T8F10 "The whole power of God's Son lies in all of us, but not in any of us alone."
T8F10 "That is why He created His Son and gave him the power to create with Him."
T8G3 "But if you use it ONLY to reach the minds of those who believe they ARE bodies and teach them THROUGH the body that THIS IS NOT SO, you will begin to understand the power of the mind that is in both of you."
T8G6 "When you look upon a brother as a physical entity, HIS power and glory are lost to you and SO ARE YOURS."
T8G7 "And He of Whom you ARE has willed your power and glory FOR you, with which you can perfectly accomplish His holy Will for you when you so will it yourself."
T8G14 "Learning must lead BEYOND the body to the re-establishment of the power of the mind IN it."
T8G19 "THERE IS NO ATTACK, but there IS unlimited communication and therefore unlimited power and wholeness."
T8G19 "The power of wholeness is EXTENSION."
T8H9 "Have you ever seriously considered the distorting power of something you WANT, even if it is not true?"
T8I6 "Believing in the power of attack, it WANTS it."
T8J3 "When we said that the Holy Spirit's function is to sort out the true from the false in your unconscious, we meant that He has the power to look into what YOU have hidden, and perceive the Will of God there."
T9D5 "But if the dreamer is equated WITH the mind, the mind's corrective power, through the Holy Spirit, is DENIED."
T9H3 "He CREATED you for Himself, but He gave you the power to create for YOUR self, so you would be LIKE Him."
T9I8 "He will not limit your power to help them, because He has given it TO you."
T9I8 "What Comforter can there be for the sick children of God except His power through YOU?"
T9I11 "ALL forms of idolatry are caricatures of creation, taught by sick minds, who are too divided to know that Creation SHARES power, and NEVER usurps it."
T9I11 "Sickness is idolatry, because it is the belief that POWER CAN BE TAKEN FROM YOU."
T9I11 "But this is impossible, because you are part of God, Who IS all power."
T9I14 "Yet every Son of God has the power to deny illusions ANYWHERE in the Kingdom, merely by denying them completely in himself."
T9J9 "The power of one mind CAN shine into another, because all the lamps of God were lit by the same spark."
T9K9 "If you deny Him, you bring sin, pain, and suffering into your OWN mind, because of the power He gave it."
T10E2 "What you experience, when you deny your father, is still for your protection, for the power of your will cannot be lessened without the intervention of God AGAINST it, and any limitation on YOUR power is NOT the Will of God."
T10E2 "Therefore, look ONLY to the power that God gave you to save you, remembering that it is yours BECAUSE it is His, and join with your brothers in His peace."
T10F3 ""Dynamics" implies the power to DO something, and the whole separation fallacy lies in the belief that the ego HAS the power to do ANYTHING."
T10F4 "But the truth is very simple; ALL POWER IS OF GOD."
T10F4 "What is NOT of Him has no power to do ANYTHING."
T10F5 "From the beginning, then, its PURPOSE is to be separate, sufficient unto itself, and independent of any power EXCEPT ITS OWN."
T10F7 "Believing it HAS the power to do this, it does nothing else, because its goal of autonomy IS nothing else."
T10F8 "For if the ego gives rise to fear, it is DIMINISHING your independence, and WEAKENING your power."
T10F8 "Yet its one claim to your allegiance is that it can GIVE power to you."
T10F8 "How, then, can its existence continue, if you realize that by accepting it, you ARE belittling yourself, and DEPRIVING yourself of power?"
T10F10 "By believing that you have successfully attacked truth, YOU ARE BELIEVING THAT ATTACK HAS POWER."
T10F14 "Never forget that the ego believes that power, understanding AND TRUTH lie in separation."
T10F19 "Every brother has the power to release you, IF YOU WILL TO BE FREE."
T10G5 "Do not underestimate the power of the devotion of God's Son, nor the power of the god he worships over him."
T10G5 "In his name they crucify THEMSELVES, believing that the power of the Son of God is born of sacrifice and pain."
T10G6 "Its whole compelling power lies in the fact that it represents what YOU want to be."
T10G10 "The whole power of God is in every part of Him, and nothing contradictory to His Will is either great or small."
T10H13 "Nothing will be beyond your healing power, because nothing will be denied your simple request."
T10H15 "Accept His healing power, and use it for all He sends you, for He wills to heal the Son of God in whom He is not deceived."
T11A1 "To interpret error is to GIVE IT POWER, and, having done this, you WILL overlook truth."
T11C2 "You have denied its power to conceal love, which was its only purpose."
T11C5 "If you give no power to the fog to obscure the light, it HAS none, for it has power ONLY because the Son of God gave power TO it."
T11C5 "He must HIMSELF withdraw that power, remembering that all power is of God."
T11E2 "Yet it is ALSO your mind that has the power to DENY its existence, and you will surely do so when you realize exactly what the journey it sets you IS."
T11H10 "The power of decision is your one remaining freedom as a prisoner of this world."
T11H10 "If you think you have received anything ELSE, it is because you have looked within, and thought you saw the power to GIVE something else WITHIN YOURSELF."
T11H11 "Coming only from God, its power and grandeur could only bring you peace, IF YOU REALLY LOOKED UPON IT."
T11I8 "What God did not give you has no power over you, and the attraction of love for love remains irresistible."
T12C4 "For you associate love with weakness and hatred with strength, and your REAL power seems to you as your real weakness."
T12C10 "And you will exempt YOURSELF from His healing power, for by not offering total love, YOU will not be healed completely."
T12F11 "Your light will join with theirs, in power so compelling, that it will draw the others out of darkness as you look on them."
T12G2 "And yet their power is NOT the same, because their real attraction to you is unequal."
T12G3 "This aching world has not the power to touch the living world at all."
T12G3 "Yet the REAL world HAS the power to touch you even here BECAUSE YOU LOVE IT."
T13B6 "Unite with me, under the holy banner of His teaching, and, as we grow in strength, the power of God's Son will move in us, and we will leave no-one untouched and no-one left alone."
T13B7 "YOU are the witnesses to the Fatherhood of God, and He has given you the power to create the witnesses to YOURS, which is as HIS."
T13C2 "Faith MAKES the power of belief, and WHERE it is invested, determines its reward."
T13C3 "The power of your VALUING will make it so."
T13E7 "Learn that even the darkest nightmare that disturbed the mind of God's sleeping Son, holds no power over him."
T13F4 "The thoughts which the mind of God's Son projects, HAVE all the power that he gives them."
T13H4 "The power of decision is all that is yours."
T13H6 "By GIVING power to nothing, he threw away the joyous opportunity to learn that nothing HAS no power."
T13H6 "The joy of learning darkness has no power over the Son of God, is the happy lesson the Holy Spirit teaches, and would have YOU teach WITH Him."
T13H8 "Teach no-one he has hurt you, for, if you do, you teach YOURSELF that what is NOT of God, HAS POWER OVER YOU."
T13H8 "The power that God has given to His Son IS his, and nothing else can His Son see, or choose to look upon, without imposing on HIMSELF the penalty of guilt, IN PLACE of all the happy teaching the Holy Spirit would gladly offer him."
T14B7 "The power of God Himself supports this teaching, and GUARANTEES its limitless results"
T14B8 "Join your own efforts to the Power that cannot fail, and MUST result in peace."
T14B8 "You will not see yourself BEYOND the power of God if you teach only this."
T14B9 "The power of God draws everyone to its safe embrace of love and union."
T14B10 "Our power comes not of us, but of our Father."
T14B10 "Remember for everyone your Father's power, that He has given them."
T14B11 "The power of love is in His gentleness, which is of God and therefore cannot crucify, nor suffer crucifixion."
T14C2 "What is KEPT APART from love CANNOT share its healing power, because it has been separated off, and KEPT IN DARKNESS."
T14C3 "Would you continue to give imagined power to these strange ideas of safety?"
T14C5 "The power of decision, which you made IN PLACE of power of creation, He would teach you how to use ON YOUR BEHALF."
T14D6 "His task is mighty, but the power of God is with Him."
T14D10 "In the darkness you have obscured the glory God gave you, and the power that He bestowed upon His guiltless Son."
T14D10 "It is the CLOSING of the doors, that interferes with recognition of the power of God that shines in you."
T14D10 "Banish not power from your mind, but let all that would hide your glory, be brought to the judgment of the Holy Spirit, and there undone."
T14D15 "The link with which the Father joins Himself to those He gives the power to create LIKE Him, can NEVER be dissolved."
T14E3 "The Atonement is so gentle, you need but whisper to it, and all its power will rush to your assistance and support."
T14E6 "Could you but realize, for a single instant, the power of healing that the reflection of God, shining in YOU, can bring to all the world, you COULD not wait to make the mirror of your mind clean, to receive the image of the Holiness that heals the world."
T14F7 "The power of God, and NOT of you, engenders miracles."
T14F7 "The miracle ITSELF is but the witness that you HAVE the power of God in you."
T14F7 "The power of God IS limitless."
T14F13 "Nor will the power of all His love be absent from any miracle you offer TO His Son."
T14G1 "Knowledge is power, and all power is of God."
T14G1 "You who have tried to keep power for yourselves, have lost it."
T14G1 "You still HAVE the power, but you have interposed so much between it and your AWARENESS of it, that you cannot use it."
T14G1 "EVERYTHING you have taught yourselves has made your power more and more obscure to you."
T14G1 "You have made a SEMBLANCE of power, and a SHOW of strength, so pitiful that it MUST fail you."
T14G1 "For power is not seeming strength, and truth is beyond a semblance of any kind."
T14G2 "Yet all that stands between you, and the power of God in you, is but your learning of the false, and your attempts to UNDO THE TRUE."
T14G2 "And can His Son, GIVEN all power BY Him, learn to be powerLESS?"
T14G5 "This lesson shines with God's glory, for in it lies His power, which He shares so gladly with His Son."
T14G16 "The power of God, from which they both arise, is yours as surely as it is His."
T14G16 "Leave room for Him, and you will find yourself so filled with power, that NOTHING will prevail against your peace."
T15B13 "He needs but very little, to restore God's Whole power to you."
T15C7 "It is only your weakness that will depart from you in this practice, for it is the practice of the power of God in you."
T15D3 "The lesson will seem hard at first, but you will learn to love it, when you realize that it is true, and constitutes a tribute to your power."
T15D5 "The power of God will support every effort you make on behalf of the magnitude of His dear Son."
T15D5 "Search for the little, and you DENY yourself His power."
T15D7 "The power and the glory that lie in you, from God, are for all who, like you, perceive themselves as little, and have deceived themselves into believing that littleness can be blown up, BY THEM, into a sense of magnitude that can content them."
T15D13 "God's power is forever on the side of His host, for it protects ONLY the peace in which He dwells."
T15G1 "For holiness is power, and by SHARING it, it GAINS in strength."
T15G1 "Yet there is another interpretation of relationships, that TRANSCENDS the concept of the LOSS of power completely."
T15G8 "God, and the power of God, will take their rightful place in you, and you will experience the full communication of ideas with ideas."
T15H13 "And He will do so, for the power of God in Him AND YOU is joined in REAL relationship, so holy and so strong, that it can overcome even this, WITHOUT fear."
T15I110 "Yet it is impossible to DIVIDE your strength between Heaven and hell, God and the ego, and RELEASE your power unto creation, that is the ONLY purpose for which it was GIVEN you."
T15I12 "His attraction for you remains unlimited, but, because your power, BEING His, is AS GREAT as His, you can TURN AWAY from love."
T15J1 "It IS in your power, IN TIME, to delay the perfect union of the Father and the Son."
T15J2 "For, in this liberating instant, no guilt is laid upon the Son of God, and his unlimited power is thus restored to him."
T15J3 "It IS in your power to make this season holy."
T15J3 "For it is in your power to make the time of Christ be NOW."
T15K2 "For the Host is as holy as the Perfect Innocence that He protects, and Whose Power protects HIM."
T16B3 "The POWER of love, which IS its meaning, lies in the strength of God, which hovers over it and blesses it silently, by enveloping it in healing wings."
T16C8 "The power of holiness AND THE WEAKNESS OF ATTACK, have BOTH been brought into awareness."
T16C8 "And this has been accomplished in minds firmly convinced that holiness is weakness, and attack is power."
T16C10 "They have ALREADY proved their power sufficiently for you to place your faith in THEM, and NOT in their denial."
T16D5 "And they communicate to you through the Holy Spirit, and their power and gratitude to you for THEIR creation, they offer gladly to your teaching of your self, who is their home."
T16D7 "And you will learn His power and strength and purity, and love Him as His Father does."
T16F11 "How can you grant unlimited power to what you think you have ATTACKED?"
T16F11 "You think it safer to endow the little self which YOU have made, with power you WRESTED FROM truth, triumphing over it, and leaving IT helpless."
T16F11 "An altar is erected IN BETWEEN two separate people, on which each seeks to kill his self, and on his body, raise another self that TAKES HIS POWER FROM ITS DEATH."
T16G4 "Each would DENY his power, for the SEPARATE union EXCLUDES THE UNIVERSE."
T16H7 "In the holy instant, the power of the Holy Spirit WILL prevail, BECAUSE YOU JOINED HIM."
T16H10 "The power of God, and all His Love, without limit, will support you, as you seek only your place in the plan of Atonement arising from His Love."
T17A2 "This strange position, in a sense, ACKNOWLEDGES your power, yet by DISTORTING it, and devoting it to 'evil,' it also MAKES IT UNREAL."
T17B1 "Very simply, your lack of faith in the Power that heals ALL pain, arises from YOUR wish to retain some ASPECTS of reality FOR FANTASY."
T17D2 "They offer you the 'reasons' why you should enter into unholy alliances, which support the ego's goals, and make your relationships the witness to ITS power."
T17E10 "The power of Heaven, the Love of God, the tears of Christ and the joy of His Eternal Spirit are marshalled to defend you from your own attack."
T17E16 "We will gain EVERYTHING by giving HIM the power and the glory, and keeping NO illusions of where they are."
T17H5 "The power set in you, in whom the Holy Spirit's goal has been established, is so far beyond your little conception of the infinite, that you have no idea how great the strength that goes with you."
T17I3 "And THEN the power of the Holy Spirit's purpose is free for use instead."
T17I3 "This power INSTANTLY transforms ALL situations into one sure and continuous means for ESTABLISHING His purpose, and DEMONSTRATING its reality."
T18C5 "Dreams show you that you HAVE the power to make a world as you would have it, and that, BECAUSE you WANT it, you SEE it."
T18D6 "YOUR desire is now in COMPLETE accord with all the power of the Holy Spirit's Will."
T18D9 "When such great light has joined with you to give the little spark of your desire the power of God Himself, can YOU remain in darkness?"
T18E4 "It is ALWAYS the result of your SMALL willingness COMBINED with the unlimited power of HIS Will."
T18F6 "The power of joining, AND ITS BLESSING, lies in the fact that it is now impossible for either of you to experience fear alone, or to attempt to DEAL with it alone."
T18I7 "Yet in neither sun nor ocean is the power that rests in you."
T18J7 "It gives way softly to the mountain tops that rise above it, and has no power at all to hold back anyone willing to climb above it, to see the sun."
T19C3 "The Son of God CAN be mistaken; he CAN deceive himself; he can even turn the power of his mind AGAINST himself."
T19D7 "The ONLY power that could CHANGE perception is thus kept impotent, held to the body by the FEAR of changed perception, which its Teacher, Who is One with it, would bring."
T19D8 "For He must have created what wills to destroy Him, and HAS THE POWER TO DO SO."
T19D9 "For sin would PROVE what God created holy could not prevail against it, nor remain ITSELF before the power of sin."
T19D10 "For there would be a power BEYOND God's, capable of making another will, which could attack His Will, and OVERCOME it."
T19D12 "YOU will be healed of sin and all its ravages, the INSTANT that you give it no power over EACH OTHER."
T19G8 "Think of your happiness, as everyone offers you witness of the end of sin, and shows you that its power is gone forever."
T19H1 "For what He gives MUST be extended, if YOU would have its limitless power, and use it for the Son of God's release."
T19J4 "You who are dedicated to the incorruptible, have been given, through YOUR acceptance, the power to RELEASE from corruption."
T19K5 "From BEYOND each of these OBSTACLES to love, Love Itself has called, and each has been surmounted by the power of the attraction of what lies BEYOND."
T19L1 "IT would not have you see its weakness and learn it has NO power to KEEP you from the truth."
T19L6 "He has IN HIM the power to forgive YOUR sins, as you for HIM."
T20C7 "WITH him, your vision has become the greatest power for the UNDOING of illusion that God Himself could give."
T20D8 "And YOU have given it power to ADJUST the world to MAKE its answer true."
T20D9 "Give it NO power to ADJUST the means and end."
T20E1 "Nothing can hurt you, unless you give it the power to do so."
T20E1 "For YOU give power as the laws of this world INTERPRET giving; as you give, you LOSE."
T20E1 "It is not up to you to give power at all."
T20E1 "Power is of God, GIVEN by Him, and RE-AWAKENED by the Holy Spirit, Who knows that, as you give you GAIN."
T20E1 "He gives NO power to sin, and therefore it HAS none."
T20E1 "These things have not occurred, because the Holy Spirit sees them not, and gives no power to their seeming source."
T20E3 "It is the re-awakening of the laws of God in minds that have established OTHER laws, and given them power to enforce what God created not."
T20E3 "Your insane laws were made to GUARANTEE that you would make mistakes, and give them power over you by ACCEPTING their results as your just due."
T20E4 "Their power is of God."
T20E5 "Nothing but this can touch them, for they see ONLY this, sharing their power according to the Will of God."
T20E5 "Ask not the sparrow how the eagle soars, for those with little wings have not accepted for THEMSELVES the power to share with you."
T20E5 "See, then, the power of sinlessness within your brother, and share with him the power of the RELEASE from sin you offered HIM."
T20F2 "Peace to your holy relationship, which has the power to hold the unity of the Son of God together."
T20G4 "The body is the ego's chosen weapon for seeking power THROUGH relationships."
T20G9 "The unholy instant of their seeming power is frail as is a snowflake, but without its loveliness."
T20I5 "The body is the sign of weakness, vulnerability, and LOSS of power."
T20I7 "What can the body's eyes perceive, with power to CORRECT?"
T20I8 "Once you ACCEPT this simple fact, and take unto YOURSELF the power you GAVE them, YOU are released from them."
T21A2 "And, if this IS its meaning, then the power to GIVE it joy MUST lie WITHIN you."
T21C2 "Say ONLY this, but MEAN it with NO reservations, for here the power of salvation lies: "I AM responsible for what I see."
T21C3 "His power of decision is the DETERMINER of every situation in which he seems to FIND himself by chance or accident."
T21C3 "Be happy, and you GAVE the power of decision to Him Who MUST decide for God for you."
T21C3 "For, BY this gift, is given you the power to release your Savior, that HE may give salvation unto YOU."
T21C4 "But, for this, the POWER of your wanting must first be RECOGNIZED."
T21C6 "This is the statement that he HAS the power to make God powerLESS."
T21C9 "There is no better demonstration of the power of wanting, and therefore of FAITH, to make its goals seem real and possible."
T21C11 "For, if you think the world you made has power to make you what IT wills, you ARE confusing Son and Father; effect and Source."
T21C12 "APART from this, he HAS no power to create, and what he makes is meaningless."
T21D2 "The power of faith is NEVER recognized, if it is placed in sin."
T21D3 "This is indeed a little feat for such a power."
T21D5 "Faith given to illusions does NOT lack power, for, BY it, does the Son of God believe that he is powerless."
T21D8 "Desiring to look upon their brothers in holiness, the power of belief and faith goes far BEYOND the body, SUPPORTING vision, NOT obstructing it."
T21D8 "But first they chose to RECOGNIZE how much their faith had limited their understanding of the world, DESIRING to place its power elsewhere, should another point of view be GIVEN them."
T21D10 "Your faith in sacrifice has given it great power in your sight."
T21D12 "And give it power to serve as means to help the blind to see."
T21G1 "For uncorrected error of ANY kind deceives you about the power that is IN you, to MAKE correction."
T21G7 "The power to HEAL the Son of God is given you, BECAUSE he MUST be one with you."
T21G11 "The power that YOU have over the Son of God is NOT a threat to his reality."
T21H2 "And what can they do but ENVY him his power, and BY their envy, make themselves AFRAID of it?"
T21H2 "These are the dark ones, silent and afraid, alone and not communicating, fearful the power of the Son of God will strike them dead, and raising up their helplessness AGAINST him."
T21H4 "Those who are strong are NEVER treacherous, because they have no need to DREAM of power, and to act out their dream."
T21H7 "Here, then, would seem to be the last remaining hope of finding sin, and NOT accepting power."
T21H8 "Forget not that the choice of truth or sin, power or helplessness, IS the choice of whether to attack or HEAL."
T21H8 "For healing comes of POWER, and ATTACK of helplessness."
T21H10 "You can desire to exchange your helplessness for power, and LOSE this same desire as a little glint of sin attracts you."
T21H13 "The power of the Son of God's desire remains the proof that he is wrong who sees himself as helpless."
T21H13 "No thought but has the power to release or kill."
T21I2 "NOTHING has power to confound its constancy, because its OWN desire can not BE shaken."
T21I3 "For no-one fails to ASK for his desire of SOMETHING he believes holds out some promise of the power of GIVING it."
T21I4 "You who complete His Will and ARE His happiness, whose will is powerful as His, -- a power that is NOT lost in your illusions, -- think carefully why it should be you have not yet decided how you would answer the final question."
T22C4 "Such is the power of belief."
T22C9 "Let us look closer at the whole illusion that what you made has power to enslave its maker."
T22C10 "NOTHING you made has ANY power over you, unless you still would be APART from your Creator, and with a will OPPOSED to His."
T22C12 "How great the power that lies in it."
T22E3 "A choice made with the power of Heaven to uphold it cannot BE undone."
T22F3 "For in this quiet state alone is strength and power."
T22G4 "This holy relationship has the power to heal ALL pain, REGARDLESS of its form."
T22G10 "He will join to it ALL the power that God has given Him, to make each little gift of love a source of healing for everyone."
T22G11 "And it is only arrogance that would DENY the power of your will."
T22G12 "For it SEEMS safer to attack another or yourself, than to attack the great Creator of the universe, Whose power you KNOW."
T22G13 "If you were one with Him, AND RECOGNIZED THIS ONENESS, you would know His power is YOURS."
T22G17 "Would you REGRET you cannot fear alone, when your relationship can also teach the power of love is there, which makes ALL fear impossible?"
T23B1 "Conflict WITHIN you MUST imply that you believe the ego has the power TO BE VICTORIOUS."
T23B8 "It can NOT exist between one power and nothingness."
T23E4 "Each form of murder and attack that still attracts you, and that you do not recognize for what it is, limits the healing and the miracles you HAVE the power to extend to all."
T24A1 "And what illusion that idly seems to drift between them has power to defeat what IS Their Will?"
T24A2 "NO belief is neutral; every one has power to dictate each decision you make."
T24B2 "And many senseless outcomes HAVE been reached, and meaningless decisions have been made and kept hidden, to become beliefs now GIVEN power to direct all subsequent decisions."
T24B2 "Mistake you not the power of these hidden warriors to disrupt your peace."
T24C2 "Who can detract from his omnipotence, and SHARE his power?"
T24C7 "You who have chained your Savior to your specialness, and given it HIS place, remember this: He has NOT lost the power to forgive you all the sins you think you placed between him and the function of salvation GIVEN him for you."
T24D2 "And yet this idol that seems to GIVE you power has taken it away."
T24F1 "The power of a wish upholds illusions as strongly as does Love extend Itself."
T24G9 "And both shall see God's glory in His Son, whom you mistook as flesh, and bound to laws that have NO power over him at all."
T24G11 "In its eyes, you are a separate universe, with all the power to hold itself complete within itself, with every entry shut against intrusion, and every window barred against the light."
T24G12 "Now you are merely asked that you pursue another goal with far LESS vigilance, with little effort and with little time, and with the power of God maintaining it, and promising success."
T24G12 "Yet, to the dedication to the truth as GOD established it, NO sacrifice is asked, NO strain called forth, and all the power of Heaven and the might of truth itself is given to provide the means, and GUARANTEE the goal's accomplishment."
T25C11 "Nothing has power over you EXCEPT His Will AND yours, who but EXTEND His Will."
T25C11 "To each of you is given the power of salvation, that escape from darkness into light be yours to share, that you may see as one what never HAS been separate, nor apart from ALL His Love as given equally."
T25D8 "The Maker of the world of gentleness has perfect power to offset the world of violence and hate that SEEMS to stand BETWEEN you and His gentleness."
T25D10 "And he HAS the power to think he CAN BE hurt."
T25F6 "Against the hatred that the Son of God may cherish toward himself is God believed to be without the power to save what He created from the pain of hell."
T25G1 "And, being IN ACCORD with what God wills, he HAS the power to heal and bless all those he looks on with the grace of God upon his sight."
T25H6 "The Holy Spirit HAS the power to change the whole foundation of the world you see to something else; a basis NOT insane, on which a sane perception can be based, another world perceived."
T25I9 "BECAUSE they are the same, does mercy stand at God's right Hand, and GIVE the Son of God the power to forgive HIMSELF of sin."
T25I12 "You can be perfect witness to the power of love AND justice, if you understand it is impossible the Son of God COULD merit vengeance."
T25J7 "To keep it for yourself to solve WITHOUT His help is to decide it should remain UNsettled, UNresolved, and lasting in its power of injustice and attack."
T26A1 "The body is ITSELF a sacrifice; a giving up of power, in the name of saving just a little for yourself."
T26B6 "You who would make a sacrifice of life, and make your eyes and ears bear witness to the death of God and of His holy Son, think not that you have power to make of them what God willed not they be."
T26E5 "For no-one hears the song of Heaven, and remains without a voice that adds its power to the song, and makes it sweeter still."
T26F9 "No past illusions have the power to keep you in a place of death, a vault God's Son entered an instant, to be instantly restored unto His Father's Perfect Love."
T26G1 "NOT because it has the power to hurt, but just because YOU have denied it is but an illusion, AND MADE IT REAL."
T26G1 "All belief in sin, in power of attack, in hurt and harm, in sacrifice and death, has come to you."
T26G2 "But God has given him a better Friend, in whom all power in earth and Heaven rests."
T26H15 "For you HAVE power to save the Son of God, because his Father willed that it be so."
T26H16 "To use the power God has given you as He would have it used is natural."
T26H16 "But it IS arrogant to LAY ASIDE the power that He gave, and choose a little, senseless wish instead of what He wills."
T27B2 "The power of witness is beyond belief, because it brings conviction in its wake."
T27B9 "Let it receive the power to represent an endless life, forever unattacked."
T27C5 "The power of witness COMES from your belief."
T27C5 "It is THIS testimony that can speak with power greater than a thousand tongues."
T27C6 "This call has power FAR beyond the weak and miserable cry of death and guilt."
T27D1 "Power can NOT oppose."
T27D1 "For opposition would WEAKEN it, and weakened power is a contradiction in ideas."
T27D1 "And power used to weaken is EMPLOYED to limit."
T27D1 "Power is UNopposed, to be itself."
T27D3 "There is nothing to attack or to deny; to love or hate, or to endow with power or to see as weak."
T27D4 "Unweakened Power, with NO opposite, is what creation IS."
T27D5 "Forgiveness is not yet a Power known as wholly free of limits."
T27D7 "A Power wholly limitless has come, NOT to destroy, but to RECEIVE Its Own."
T27D7 "Yet only this APPEARS to interfere with power unlimited and SINGLE thoughts, complete and happy, WITHOUT opposite."
T27D7 "You do not know the peace of power which opposes NOTHING."
T27D7 "Give welcome to the Power beyond forgiveness, and beyond the world of symbols and of limitations."
T27F9 "And thus the power of your learning will be PROVED to you, by all the many DIFFERENT witnesses it finds."
T27I7 "You have NO power to make the body stop its evil deeds, because you did NOT make it, and can NOT control its actions, or its purpose, or its fate."
T29B2 "Thus do you ENDOW it with a power that lies NOT within itself."
T29B2 "And herein lies its power over you."
T29C2 "And, being healed, the power to heal must ALSO now be yours."
T29C9 "And so it seems to be a thing with power IN ITSELF."
T29D4 "Whom you forgive is GIVEN power to forgive you your illusions."
T29G3 "But you can NOT remove the Power to change your mind, and see ANOTHER purpose there."
T29H6 "You try to see in it a place of idols, found outside yourself, with power to make complete what is within by splitting what you are BETWEEN the two."
T29H7 "And idols do what you would have them do, and HAVE the power you ascribe to them."
T29H7 "And you pursue them vainly in the dream, because you want their power as your own."
T29I1 "That is the only power which they have."
T29I2 "They have the power to supply your lacks, and add the value which you do not have."
T29I4 "A dark and fearful purpose, yet a thought without the power to change one blade of grass from something living to a sign of death."
T29I5 "It must be believed BEFORE it seems to come to life, and GIVEN power that it may be feared."
T29I5 "Its life and power are its believer's gift, and this is what the miracle restores to what HAS life and power worthy of the gift of Heaven and eternal peace."
T29I6 "This is the anti-Christ; the strange idea there is a power PAST omnipotence, a place BEYOND the infinite, a time transcending the eternal."
T29I6 "Here the world of idols has been set by the idea this power and place and time are given form, and shape the world where the impossible has happened."
T29J1 "For willing he MUST be, to let himself bow down in worship to what has no life, and seek for power in the powerless."
T29J4 "They pretend they rule the world, and give their toys the power to move about, and talk and think and feel, and speak for them."
T30C5 "And no-one walks upon the earth but must depend on YOUR decision, that he learn death HAS no power over him because he shares YOUR freedom, as he shares your will."
T30D4 "Creation gives no SEPARATE person and no SEPARATE thing the power to complete the Son of God."
T30E5 "Attack HAS power to make illusions real."
T30E5 "Who could be made fearful by a power that can have no REAL effects at all?"
T30E6 "What can the power of illusions DO?"
T30G5 "There would be one mistake which had the power to UNDO creation, and to make a world which could REPLACE it and DESTROY the Will of God."
T30G8 "Forgiveness rests on recognizing this, and being GLAD there cannot be some forms of sickness which the miracle must LACK the power to heal."
T30G9 "But what you see as having power to make an idol of the Son of God, you will NOT pardon."
T30I4 "For you have ASKED it be withheld from power to heal all dreams."
T30I6 "But do not give it power to REPLACE the changeless in him in your sight of him."
T31A3 "No-one who understands what you have learned, how carefully you learned it, and the pains to which you went to practice and repeat the lessons endlessly, in every form you could conceive of them, could EVER doubt the power of your learning skill."
T31A3 "There is no greater power in the world."
T31A3 "For your power to learn is strong enough to teach you that your will is NOT your own; your thoughts do NOT belong to you; and even YOU are someone else."
T31A6 "His simple lessons in forgiveness have a power mightier than yours, because they call from God and from your Self to you."
T31A6 "And the power of His Will is in the Voice That speaks for Him."
T31C4 "It has no power to learn, to pardon, or enslave."
T31D5 "For while he sees a choice where there is none, what power of decision can he use?"
T31D5 "The great RELEASE of power must begin with learning where it really HAS a use."
T31D5 "And what decision has power, if it be applied in situations without choice?"
T31D7 "There IS a choice which you have power to make, when you have seen the real alternatives."
T31D7 "This course attempts to teach no more than that the power of decision cannot lie in choosing different forms of what is still the SAME illusion and the SAME mistake."
T31G12 "For vision CAN but represent a wish, because it has NO power to create."
T31H1 "It sets the limits on what he can do; its power is the only strength he has; his grasp cannot exceed its tiny reach."
T31H2 "Simply by never using weakness to direct your actions, you have given it no power."
T31H3 "His holiness is yours because He is the ONLY power that is real in you."
T31H4 "They will redeem the world, for they are joined to all the power of the Will of God."
T31H7 "Deny me not the little gift I ask, when in exchange I lay before your feet the peace of God, and power to bring this peace to everyone who wanders in the world, uncertain, lonely, and in constant fear."
W20L3 "His will is done because all power is given him in Heaven and on earth."
W38L1 "Your holiness is totally unlimited in its power because it establishes you as a Son of God, at one with the Mind of his Creator."
W38L1 "Through your holiness the power of God is made manifest."
W38L1 "Through your holiness the power of God is made available."
W38L1 "And there is nothing the power of God cannot do."
W38L2 "It is equal in its power to help anyone, because it is equal in its power to save anyone."
W38L3 "In today's exercises, we will apply the power of your holiness to all problems, difficulties, or suffering in any form that you happen to think of in yourself or someone else."
W38L5 "You might like, for example, to include thoughts such as: "There is nothing my holiness cannot do because the power of God lies in it.""
W41L2 "The idea for today has the power to end all this foolishness forever."
W42L1 "It is His strength, not your own, that gives you power."
W44L10 "And do not forget that they cannot hold you to the world unless you give them the power to do so."
W53L4 "Let me remember the power of my decision, and recognize where I really abide."
W54L1 "Neutral thoughts are impossible because all thoughts have power."
W54L4 "It is therefore in my power to change every mind along with mine, for mine is the power of God."
W58L3 "My holiness is unlimited in its power to heal, because it is unlimited in its power to save."
W61L3 "It is a positive assertion of your right to be saved, and an acknowledgment of the power that is given you to save others."
W62L3 "It will restore the invulnerability and power God gave His Son to your awareness."
W63L1 "How holy are you who have the power to bring peace to every mind!"
W69L6 "Your little effort and small determination call on the power of the universe to help you, and God Himself will raise you from darkness into light."
W69L7 "Then let the power of God work in you and through you, that His Will and yours may be done."
W73L1 "The will you share with God has all the power of creation in it."
W73L1 "The ego's idle wishes are unshared, and therefore have no power at all."
W73L9 "It is not the purpose of an alien power, thrust upon you unwillingly."
W73L10 "Then let your will assert itself, joined with the power of God and united with your Self."
W75L8 "Rejoice in the power of forgiveness to heal your sight completely."
W80R23 "Realize that, whatever form they take, they have no meaning and no power."
W80R24 "Do not forget that your will has power over fantasies and dreams."
W85L6 ""This has no power to remove salvation from me.""
W87L2 "I will use the power of my will today."
W88L5 "I am constantly tempted to make up other laws, and give them power over me."
W93L5 "What power can this self you made possess, when it would contradict the Will of God?"
W95L9 "This tolerance for weakness will enable us to overlook it, rather than give it power to delay our learning."
W95L9 "If we give it power to do this, we are regarding it as strength, and are confusing strength and weakness."
W95L11 "They are attempts to keep you unaware you are One Self, united with your Creator, at one with every aspect of creation, and limitless in power and in peace."
W95L11 "Begin the longer practice periods with this assurance, given to your mind with all the certainty that you can give: "I am One Self, united with my Creator, At one with every aspect of creation, And limitless in power and in peace.""
W95L13 "You are One Self, complete and healed and whole, with power to lift the veil of darkness from the world, and let the light in you come through to teach the world the truth about itself."
W96L5 "Its power comes from Spirit, and it is fulfilling happily its function here."
W97L6 "And they will increase in healing power each time someone accepts them as his thoughts, and uses them to heal."
W97L8 "Expressed through you, the Holy Spirit will accept this gift which you received of Him, increase its power, and give it back to you."
W99L12 "You have a special message for today which has the power to remove all forms of doubt and fear forever from your mind."
W100L8 "What little thought has power to hold you back?"
W102L2 "Today we try to loose its weakened hold still further and to realize that pain is purposeless, without a cause, and with no power to accomplish anything."
W106L1 "If you will lay aside the ego's voice however loudly it may seem to call; if you will not accept its petty gifts which give you nothing that you really want; if you will listen with an open mind which has not told you what salvation is; then you will hear the mighty Voice of truth, quiet in power, strong in stillness, and completely certain in Its messages."
W108L3 "This is the light which shows no opposites, and vision, being healed, has power to heal."
W109L2 "This thought has power to wake the sleeping truth in you, whose vision sees beyond appearances to that same truth in everyone and everything there is."
W110L5 "The healing power of today's idea is limitless."
W110L6 "Seek Him within you Who is Christ in you, the Son of God and Brother to the world; the Savior Who has been forever saved, with power to save whoever touches Him however lightly, asking for the Word which tells him he is brother unto Him."
W122L7 "All of the complexities the world has spun of fragile cobwebs disappear before the power and the majesty of this extremely simple statement of the truth."
W122L14 "Remind yourself how precious are these gifts with this reminder, which has power to hold your gifts in your awareness through the day: "Forgiveness offers everything I want."
W123L6 "And so they grow in power and in strength until they fill the world with gladness and with gratitude."
W123L7 "This holy half an hour given Him will be returned to you in terms of years for every second; power to save the world eons more quickly for your thanks to Him."
W124L1 "Our home is safe, protection guaranteed in all we do, power and strength available to us in all our undertakings."
W124L6 "No thought of theirs but has the power to heal all forms of suffering in anyone in times gone by and times as yet to come as easily as in the ones who walk beside them now."
W126L6 "It has no power to restore your unity with him to your awareness."
W127L3 "Its wholeness is the power holding everything as one, the link between the Father and the Son which holds them both forever as the same."
W130L9 "For you have called upon the great unfailing Power Who will take this giant step with you in gratitude."
W131L3 "But the world can not dictate the goal for which you search unless you give it power to do so."
W132L17 "Throughout the day, increase the freedom sent through your ideas to all the world, and say whenever you are tempted to deny the power of your simple change of mind: "I loose the world from all I thought it was, And choose my own reality instead.""
W135L2 "A sense of threat is an acknowledgment of an inherent weakness; a belief that there is danger which has power to call on you to make appropriate defense."
W136L14 "Truth has a power far beyond defense, for no illusions can remain where it has been allowed to enter."
W137L2 "It gives the body final power to make separation real and keep the mind in solitary prison, split apart and held in pieces by a solid wall of sickened flesh which it can not surmount."
W137L3 "But healing is accomplished as he sees the body has no power to attack the universal Oneness of God's Son."
W151L15 "And as each thought is thus transformed, it takes on healing power from the Mind Which saw the truth in it, and failed to be deceived by what was falsely added."
W152L8 "The power of decision is our own."
W152L9 "And lift our hearts in true humility instead to Him Who has created us immaculate, like to Himself in power and in love."
W152L10 "The power of decision is our own."
W152L11 "We think of truth alone as we arise, and spend five minutes practicing its ways, encouraging our frightened minds with this: "The power of decision is my own."
W158L9 "Thus are his sins forgiven him, for Christ has vision which has power to overlook them all."
W159L5 "Christ's vision is the bridge between the worlds, and in its power can you safely trust to carry you from this world into one made holy by forgiveness."
W165L6 "Now is Christ's power in your mind to heal as you were healed."
W167L8 "Forever unopposed by opposites of any kind, the Thoughts of God remain forever changeless, with the power to extend forever changelessly but yet within Themselves, for They are everywhere."
W167L9 "When the mind elects to be what it is not, and to assume an alien power which it does not have, a foreign state it cannot enter, or a false condition not within its Source, it merely seems to go to sleep a while."
W170L7 "We need not defy his power."
W171L2 " 152) "The power of decision is my own.""
W188L6 "It alone has power to give the gift of sight to you."
W190L5 "There is nothing in the world which has the power to make you ill or sad, or weak or frail."
W190L5 "But it is you who have the power to dominate all things you see by merely recognizing what you are."
W190L7 "And yet the world, as causeless, has no power to cause."
W190L10 "This is the day when it is given you to realize the lesson which contains all of salvation's power."
W191L9 "You who perceive yourself as weak and frail, with futile hopes and devastated dreams, born but to die, to weep and suffer pain, hear this: All power is given you in earth and Heaven."
W192L3 "Yet God created One Who has the power to translate into form the wholly formless."
W193L6 "Shall we not learn to say these words when we have understood their power to release all minds from bondage?"
W193L6 "These are words which give you power over all events which seem to have been given power over you."
W199L2 "The mind that serves the Holy Spirit is unlimited forever, in all ways, beyond the laws of time and space, unbound by any preconceptions, and with strength and power to do whatever it is asked."
W199L5 "There is no thought that will not gain thereby in power to help the world, nor none which will not gain in added gifts to you as well."
W199L6 "Without the power to enslave, it is a worthy servant of the freedom which the mind within the Holy Spirit seeks."
W230W22 "So the Thought Which has the power to heal the split became a part of every fragment of the mind which still was one, but failed to recognize its oneness."
W270L1 ""Father, Christ's vision is Your gift to me, and it has power to translate all that the body's eyes behold into the sight of a forgiven world."
W320L1 "I am he in whom the power of my Father's Will abides."
W320L1 "And so all power has been given to Your Son.""
W320W112 "God's Thoughts are given all the power that Their own Creator has."
W320W112 "Thus His Son shares in creation, and must therefore share in power to create."
W326L1 "Let me know that I am an Effect of God, and so I have the power to create like You."
W330L1 "Why should we teach them they are powerless, when God holds out His power and His Love, and bids them take what is already theirs?"
W338L1 "His thoughts can frighten him, but since these thoughts belong to him alone, he has the power to change them, and exchange each fear thought for a happy thought of love."
M3A4 "What could delay the power of eternity?"
M5B1 "It is governed by a Power which is in them but not of them."
M5B1 "It is this Power that keeps all things safe."
M5B1 "It is through this Power that the teachers of God look on a forgiven world."
M5B2 "When this Power has once been experienced, it is impossible to trust one's own petty strength again."
M5B2 "Who would attempt to fly with the tiny wings of a sparrow when the mighty power of an eagle has been given him?"
M6B1 "God is seen as outside, fierce and powerful, eager to keep all power for Himself."
M8A4 "This is the certainty that gives God's teachers the power to be miracle workers, for they have put their trust in Him."
M14A2 "Power, fame, money, physical pleasure; who is the hero to whom all these things belong?"
M17A6 "You think you made a power that can save you from all the fearful things you see in dreams."
M18A8 "Magic thoughts need not lead to condemnation, for they do not really have the power to give rise to guilt."
M18A9 "In truth it has no power to make anything."
M22A3 "The power of his decision offers it to him as he requests."
M22A3 "The sleeping Son of God has but this power left to him."
M22A5 "And He Himself gives to the words they use the power of His Spirit, raising them from meaningless symbols to the call of Heaven itself."
M23A6 "And in it is the power to heal all individuals of all forms of sickness."
M23A7 "Who can limit the power of God Himself?"
M23A7 "Who then can say who can be healed of what, and what must remain beyond God's power to forgive?"
M24A1 "A name does not heal, nor does an invocation call forth any special power."
M24A2 "There is now no limit on his power, because it is the Power of God."
M26A1 "There are, of course, no "unnatural" powers, and it is obviously merely an appeal to magic to make up a power that does not exist."
M26A5 "Now the "power" is no longer a genuine ability, and cannot be used dependably."
M26A6 "And the more unusual and unexpected the power, the greater its potential usefulness."
M27A1 "But in their joining is the Power of God."
M30A4 "To say, "Of myself I can do nothing" is to gain all power."
M30A4 "As God created you, you have all power."
M30A5 "Who assumes a power that he does not have is deceiving himself."
M30A5 "Yet to accept the power given him by God is but to acknowledge his Creator and accept His gifts."
M30A6 "For God has given Him the power to translate your prayers of the heart into His language."
U7A2 "All power in Heaven and earth is therefore given him and he will share it with you when you have completed yours."
U7A3 "He is the great correction principle; the bringer of true perception, the inherent power of the vision of Christ."
P2A3 "This self he sees as being acted on, reacting to external forces as they demand, and helpless in the power of the world."
P3H6 "The advanced therapist in no way can ever doubt the power that is in him."
P3H6 "He understands all power in earth and Heaven belongs to him because of who he is."
S1B7 "Herein lies the power of prayer."
S1D1 "For this the means is prayer, of rising power and with ascending goals, until it reaches even up to God."
S1D7 "The power of prayer can be quite clearly recognized even in this."
S3B4 "The power to heal is now his Father's gift, for through His Voice He still can reach His Son, reminding him the body may become his chosen home, but it will never be his home in truth."
S3C1 "As prayer within the world can ask amiss and seeming charity forgive to kill, so healing can be false as well as true; a witness to the power of the world or to the everlasting Love of God."
S3D1 "When false, there is some power that another has, not equally bestowed on both as one."
G1A1 "Never far, even in form, from what its purpose is, never with power to escape its cause, and never but a counterfeit of peace, it rests uncertainly upon a bed of lies."
G3A6 "Time can have no sway upon you, nor can any laws of earth have power over you."
MSG19A2 "And you still do have the power to make this decision as I did."

Quotes on "Powerful"

T1B41AJ "After the Separation, needs became the most powerful source of motivation for human action."
T2B4 "True denial is a very powerful protective device."
T2B14 "Denial of error is a very powerful defense of truth."
T2B16 "But it DOES involve the very powerful use of the denial of error."
T2C21 "Charity is really a weaker reflection of a much more powerful love-encompassment, which is far beyond any form of charity that man can conceive of as yet."
T2E8 "The mind is a very powerful creator, and it never loses its creative force."
T2E28 "The idea of "will-THERAPY" was potentially a very powerful one, but Rank did not see its real potential because he himself used his mind partly to create a theory OF the mind, but also partly to attack Freud."
T3F19 "He has no idea of how powerful it could be."
T3I4 "The devil is a frightening concept ONLY because he is thought of as extremely powerful and extremely active."
T3I12 "It is powerful, active, destructive, and clearly in opposition to God, because it literally denies His Fatherhood."
T4G8 "He, too, MUST begin to think of himself as a very powerful receiving and sending channel, a description I once gave you symbolically."
T5I7 "This again could have been a powerful RELEASE mechanism, had Freud not decided to involve it in a strong defense system because he perceived it as an attack."
T7F9 "That is because by changing HIS mind he has changed the most powerful device that was ever created FOR change."
T7F13 "Your minds are so powerful a light that you can look into theirs and enlighten them, as I can enlighten yours."
T7G12 "If you dissociate your mind FROM it, you are perceiving the most powerful force in the universe of thought AS IF it were weak, because you do NOT believe YOU are part of it."
T7H2 "Mind is too powerful to be subject to exclusion."
T7H5 "Values are relative, but they are powerful because they are MENTAL JUDGMENTS."
T7K3 "YOUR will is as powerful as His because it IS His."
T8E8 "My will cannot OVERCOME yours, because YOURS IS AS POWERFUL AS MINE."
T8F9 "But their thought is so powerful that they can even imprison the mind of God's Son IF THEY SO CHOOSE."
T8I2 "You need do so little, because It is so powerful that your little part WILL bring the whole to you."
T14F11 "If you undertake the search TOGETHER, you bring with you a light so powerful, that what you see is GIVEN meaning."
T14G16 "It is impossible to deny the Source of effects so powerful, they COULD not be of you."
T15H1 "Beyond the poor attraction of the special love relationship, and ALWAYS obscured by it, is the powerful attraction of the Father for His Son."
T15K3 "All pain and sacrifice and littleness will disappear in OUR relationship, which is as innocent as our relationship with our Father, and as powerful."
T16G6 "What IS little and insignificant is magnified, and what is strong and powerful, cut down to littleness."
T18E8 "You are still convinced YOUR understanding is a powerful contribution to the truth, and MAKES IT WHAT IT IS."
T19C5 "It is the most "holy" concept in the ego's system; lovely and powerful, wholly true, and NECESSARILY protected with every defense at its disposal."
T20G9 "Is the malevolence of the unholy relationship, so seeming powerful and so bitterly misunderstood, and so invested in FALSE attraction, your preference to the holy instant, which offers peace and understanding?"
T21F3 "You WILL believe that you are helpless prey to forces far beyond your own control, and far more powerful than you."
T21H6 "Do I DESIRE a world where I am powerful, instead of helpless?"
T22G11 "And at the mercy of countless attackers more powerful than you."
T23C17 "In truth, it does NOT function, yet in dreams, where ONLY shadows play the major roles, it seems most powerful."
T24H3 "All of the love and care, the strong protection, the thought by day and night, the deep concern, the powerful conviction this is you, belong to him."
T29J6 "The dream of judgment is a children's game, in which the child becomes the father, powerful, but with the little wisdom of the child."
T30B12 "For they have understood the basic law which MAKES decision powerful, and gives it all effects that it will EVER have."
T30I3 "But it IS an assertion that some FORMS of idols have a powerful appeal which makes them HARDER to resist than those you would not WANT to have reality."
T31A4 "The world began with one strange lesson, powerful enough to render God forgotten, and His Son an alien to himself, in exile from the home where God Himself established him."
W16L1 "Thoughts are not big or little; powerful or weak."
W42L1 "The idea for today combines two very powerful thoughts, both of major importance."
W91L8 ""I am not helpless, but all powerful.""
W132L1 "Belief is powerful indeed."
W134L11 "Across this bridge, as powerful as Love Which laid Its blessing on it, are all dreams of evil and of hatred and attack brought silently to truth."
W136L9 "And so the body is more powerful than Everlasting Life, Heaven more frail than hell, and God's design for the salvation of His Son opposed by a decision stronger than His Will."
W137L6 "For anti-Christ becomes more powerful than Christ to those who dream the world is real."
W329L1 ""Father,I wandered from Your Will, defied It, broke Its laws, and interposed a second will more powerful than Yours."
M5G1 "The more grotesque the dream, the fiercer and more powerful its defenses seem to be."

Quotes on "Powers"

T2C17 "By denying his mind any destructive potential, and reinstating its purely constructive powers, he has placed himself in a position where he can undo the level confusion of others."
T3C19 "There has been some controversy (in human terms) as to whether seeing is an attribute of the eyes, or an expression of the integrative powers of the brain."
T4C21 "Myths and magic are closely associated, in that myths are usually related to the ego origins, and magic to the powers which the ego ascribes to itself."
T11J2 "Their minds are trapped in their brain, and its powers decline if their bodies are hurt."
T13D15 "But if he could but realize the war is between forces that are real and UNREAL powers, he could look upon himself, and SEE his freedom."
T26H6 "Then would God's Will be split in two, and all creation be subjected to the laws of two opposing powers, until God becomes impatient, splits the world apart, and relegates attack unto Himself."
W50L1 "Your faith is placed in the most trivial and insane symbols; pills, money, "protective" clothing, "influence," "prestige," being liked, knowing the "right" people, and an endless list of forms of nothingness which you endow with magical powers."
W77L2 "It does not depend on any magical powers you have ascribed to yourself, nor on any of the rituals you have devised."
M26A2 "Certainly there are many "psychic" powers that are clearly in line with this course."
M26A3 "God gives no special favors, and no-one has any powers that are not available to everyone."
M26A3 "Only by tricks of magic are special powers "demonstrated.""
M26A5 "Even those who no longer value the material things of the world may still be deceived by "psychic" powers."
M26A6 "Those who have developed "psychic" powers have merely let some of the limitations they laid upon their minds be lifted."
P3A3 "He hopes, in fact, to stabilize it sufficiently to include within it the magical powers he seeks in psychotherapy."

Quotes on "Powerfully"

T16D8 "His little efforts are powerfully supplemented by the strength of Heaven, and by the united will of all who make Heaven what it is, being joined within it."

Quotes on "Powerless"

T8F9 "You can make yourself powerless only in a way that has NO MEANING AT ALL."
T17F13 "To ATTACK each other is not to LOSE the instant, but TO MAKE IT POWERLESS IN ITS EFFECTS."
T19J6 "the ego would lay the Son of God, slain by its orders, proof in his decay that God Himself is powerless before the ego's might, unable to protect the life that He created, against the ego's savage wish to kill."
T21H1 "Do you not see that all your misery comes from the strange belief that you are powerless?"
T21H2 "No-one believes the Son of God is powerless."
T21H2 "They join the army of the powerless, to wage their war of vengeance, bitterness, and spite on him, to make him one with THEM."
T21H3 "The army of the powerless MUST be disbanded in the presence of STRENGTH."
T21H4 "The army of the powerless is weak indeed."
T21H6 "COULD he admit that no-one MADE him powerless?"
T21I5 "Here is the future NOW, for time is powerless BECAUSE of your desire for what will NEVER change."
T22B11 "Into the holy home where fear is powerless, love enters thankfully, grateful that it is one with you who joined to LET it enter."
T22G11 "Think you the Will of God is powerLESS?"
T23C4 "What he has done is thus interpreted as an irrevocable sentence on himself, which God Himself is powerless to overlook."
T23C18 "Who makes his Savior powerless, and FINDS salvation?"
T24D5 "Yet they are powerless to make attack upon illusions."
T25I8 "And what BUT vengeance now can help and save, while love stands feebly by, with helpless hands, bereft of justice and vitality, and powerless to save?"
T27G6 "The laws which call them DIFFERENT are dissolved, and SHOWN as powerless."
T28C8 "The separation started with the dream the Father was deprived of His effects, and powerless to keep them, since He was no longer their Creator."
T28G6 "His secret vows are powerless before the Will of God, Whose promises he shares."
T31H4 "For what appears to hide the Face of Christ is powerless before His Majesty, and disappears before His holy sight."
W73L7 "Today it is the ego which stands powerless before your will."

Quotes on "Powerlessness"

M17A9 "Its powerlessness is the reason it can be so easily escaped."
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