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Here I stand. I can do no otherwise; so help me God! Amen.

Martin Luther.

And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,
The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces,
The solemn temples, the great globe itself, —
Yea, all which it inherit, — shall dissolve,
And, like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Leave not a rack behind.The Tempest.

I. God is supreme, the only Life, Substance, and Intelligence of the universe and man. Eye hath neither seen God, nor his perfect likeness, man. Neither the whole of God nor the whole of man can be discerned by the human senses. Hence the personality of God and man are unknown, and left to human conjecture.

II. God is Mind. He is Divine Principle, not person. He is what the Scriptures declare Him to be, — Life, Truth, Love.

III. God includes all, and is reflected by all that is real and eternal.

IV. God is Spirit, and Spirit is infinite. There is but one Spirit, because there can be but one Infinite, and therefore but one God.

V. Spirit is the only Substance, — “the substance of things hoped for, and the evidence of things not seen.”