themselves as self-created rather than God-created. This confusion is rarely ifP 3 H 4 P(16)
and FROM God, and therefore God-like. T 3 G 10 T 3 G 9 T(162)161
fool-proof, but it is NOT God-proof. The voice for God will T 5 H 14 T(263)C 90
being is never threatened. Your Godlike mind can never be defiled T 6 D 2 T(282)C 109
Thou shalt have no other Gods before me, because there ARE T 4 D 16 T(211)C 38
You still search for many gods simultaneously, and this goal confusion T 4 F 10 T(221)C 48
HEARD. But have no other gods before Him, or you will T 9 I 15 T(411)- 238
is not jealous of the gods you make, but YOU are T 9 I 16 T(411)- 238
not divided. To accept other gods before Him, is to place T 9 I 17 T(411)- 238
much you listen to your gods, and how vigilant you are T 9 I 17 T(411)- 238
when you place no other gods before Him. T 9 T 9 I 18 T(412)- 239
sick, you HAVE placed other gods before Him. GOD is not T 9 J 2 T(412)- 239
DIVIDED. If you perceive other gods, YOUR mind is split, and T 9 J 4 T(412)- 239
given your peace to the gods you made, but they are T 9 J 6 T(413)- 240
intend DOES NOT HAPPEN. Your gods do not BRING chaos; you T 9 J 6 T(413)- 240
what it is. No false gods you attempt to interpose between T 9 J 8 T(414)- 241
has laid aside all false gods, and who calls on his T 9 J 9 T(414)- 241
sick you cannot keep the gods you made, for only in T 9 K 3 T(415)- 242
be troubled by nothing. Your gods are nothing, because your Father T 9 K 5 T(416)- 243
that there ARE no other Gods that you CAN place before T 10 D 6 T(428)255
though His worshippers placed other gods upon it. The temple still T 14 E 3 T(552)- 379
of the images of other gods must dim the mirror that T 14 E 5 T(553)- 380
meaningless attempt to raise other gods before Him, and, by worshipping T 16 F 13 T(620)447
2. The wearying, dissatisfying gods you made are blown-up children T 30 E 2 T(1027)841
I will place no other gods before Him.

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only if it interferes with gods you hold more dear. When W 110 R3 4 W(228)
and its leaders and its gods, all serve but to preserve W 135 L 3 W(285)
cruelty become a god, and gods demand that those who worship W 170 L 6 W(378)
the totally insane belief in gods of vengeance come from? Love W 170 L 10 W(379)
the names of all the gods you valued. They have lost W 182 L 4 W(391)
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and take illusions as your gods no more. W 183 W 183 L 11 W(396)
You who believed that Gods Last Judgment would condemn the W 310 W10 3 W(561)
everything we do. He loves Gods Son as we would love W 361 EP 6 W(620)
dangerous, because they easily become gods in their own right, threateningM 17 A 2 M(40)
many names of all the gods you pray to. It becomes M 24 A 4 M(56)
that you would have no gods before Him; no Love but S 1 B 4 S(4)
have them be. All little gods it gladly lays aside, not S 1 F 1 S(10)
things, of bodies, and of gods of every kind, and you S 1 F 2 S(11)
frailty with the strength of Godí is all right, but the T 1 B 22e T(7)-7-
itself the other attributes of Godís teachers. It implies acceptance of M 5 J 2 M(16)
judgment shuts the mind against Godís Teacher, so open-mindedness invites HimM 5 K 1 M(17)
D 2. To them Godís teachers come to represent another M 6 D 2 M(21)
has accepted is true. As Godís messengers, they are the symbols M 6 D 2 M(21)
the patient for forgiveness for Godís Son in his own Name M 6 D 2 M(21)
stand for the Alternative. With Godís Word in their minds they M 6 D 2 M(21)
really different. They seek for Godís Voice in this brother who M 6 D 3 M(21)
deceive himself as to believe Godís Son can suffer. And they M 6 D 3 M(21)
this is the function of Godís teachers; to see no will M 6 D 3 M(21)
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giver and the receiver of Godís gifts. Not one is lost M 7 A 2 M(22)
is the certainty that gives Godís teachers the power to be M 8 A 4 M(24)
a very few can hear Godís Voice at all, and even M 13 A 3 M(32)
welcomed without fear. So do Godís teachers need a body, for M 13 A 3 M(32)
Yet what makes them Godís teachers is their recognition of M 13 A 4 M(33)
function is but to let Godís Voice speak through it to M 13 A 4 M(33)
one that keeps it holy. Godís Voice will tell him when M 13 A 5 M(33)
escape this self-condemnation? Only through Godís Word could this be possibleM 14 A 3 M(35)
M 14 A 4. Godís teachers can have no regret M 14 A 4 M(35)
dear the things that crucify Godís Son. And it is the M 14 A 6 M(36)
all the world that echoes Godís. If you would sacrifice the M 14 A 6 M(36)
need merely trust that, if Godís Voice tells him it is M 15 A 4 M(38)
Heaven is the function of Godís teachers, for what they teach M 15 A 5 M(38)
yes! No one can escape Godís final judgment. Who could flee M 16 A 1 M(39)
world, setting it free as Godís final judgment on him is M 16 A 1 M(39)
holy minds an instant longer. Godís Judgment waits for you to M 16 A 3 M(40)
is not good enough for Godís teacher because it is not M 17 A 8 M(43)
is not good enough for Godís Son. M 17 A M 17 A 8 M(43)
to substitute another will for Godís. These attempts may indeed seem M 17 A 9 M(43)
laying all injustices aside. If Godís Son were fairly judged, there M 20 A 1 M(49)
A 4. Salvation is Godís justice. It restores to your M 20 A 4 M(49)
Creator, being one with Him. Godís Judgment is His justice. Onto M 20 A 4 M(49)
but seeks out its conditions. Godís peace can never come where M 21 A 3 M(50)
what you want, or is Godís peace the better choice? Which M 21 A 4 M(51)
can conceive, belong to you. Godís peace is the condition for M 21 A 6 M(51)
learning is the teacher of Godís fear about the validity of M 22 A 5 M(53)
far wiser than your own. Godís teachers have Godís Word behind M 22 A 5 M(53)
your own. Godís teachers have Godís Word behind their symbols. And M 22 A 5 M(53)
result of the recognition, by Godís teacher, of Who it is M 23 A 4 M(54)
and what must remain beyond Godís power to forgive? This is M 23 A 7 M(55)
It is not up to Godís teachers to set limits upon M 23 A 7 M(55)
will not be understood until Godís teacher recognizes that they are M 23 A 7 M(55)
M 24 A 1. Godís gifts can rarely be received M 24 A 1 M(56)
Even the most advanced of Godís teachers will give way to M 24 A 1 M(56)
yours. In him you find Godís Answer. Do you then teach M 24 A 7 M(57)
then is the role of Godís teachers. They too have not M 27 A 1 M(62)
that by their awakening can Godís Voice be heard.
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one can be acceptable to Godís teachers, because not one could M 28 A 4 M(64)
rooted in the belief that Godís Son is a body. And M 28 A 5 M(64)
transformed and understood. And we, Godís children, rise up from the M 29 A 4 M(67)
thought of hell is real. Godís teachers have the goal of M 29 A 6 M(67)
redeemed, for he has heard Godís Word and understood Its meaning M 29 A 6 M(67)
is free because he let Godís Voice proclaim the truth. And M 29 A 6 M(67)
deceiver and the substitute for Godís

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trace behind its going, when Godís gifts have been accepted as G 1 A 8 G(3)
its appointed end, and let Godís Son have mercy on himself G 3 A 8 G(8)
answer to the world, and Godís as well. For here it G 4 A 2 G(10)
There is no love but Godís; no gifts but His. We G 4 A 8 G(12)
in the far country, where Godís memory has seemed to disappear G 4 A 10 G(12)
place in everyone in which Godís gifts are laid, and his G 5 A 1 G(13)