Contrary Darkness and Light in the Physical World

“There is an eternal contrariety between Darkness and Light. Neither of them comprehends the other, and neither of them is the other; and yet there is only one essence, being, or substance, wherein they both subsist. But there is a difference in the quality and will; yet the essence or substance is not divided, but…

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Will of God is Followed by Choice, Not Force

“By an authority as gentle as efficacious, God accomplishes His will in us, when we have surrendered our souls to Him. The consent we give to his operations, and our relish of them, is sweet and sustaining, in proportion to the perfection of our abandonment. God does not arrest the soul with violence. He adjusts…

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Great Consciousness that Creates Everything

“The thought of a man has a transforming power. The good, right, nice thought can transform your desperation into a quiet and pleasant condition. “The thought of a man is a magic wand with which you can create miracles When you lose it, you lose everything. “God will help you after you have tried everything….

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Divine Foreknowledge Doesn’t Prevent Free-Will

“Why does a strange discordance break The ordered scheme’s fair harmony? Hath god decreed ‘twixt truth and truth There may such lasting warfare be, That truths, each severally plain, We strive to reconcile in vain? … “Ah! Then why burns man’s restless mind Truth’s hidden portals to unclose? Knows he already what he seeks? Why…

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