Part Twenty-Four - Study Questions with Answers

  1. Upon what principle does the theory and practice of every system of Metaphysics in existence depend?
    Upon a knowledge of the Truth concerning yourself and the world in which you live.
  2. What is the Truth concerning yourself?
    The real I or ego is spiritual and is therefore always perfect.
  3. What is the method of creating any form of Truth?
    To absolutely convince yourself of the Truth concerning the condition which you wish to see manifested.
  4. Can we do this for others?
    The Universal Mind in which we live and move and have our being is one and indivisible, it is therefore just as possible to help others as to help ourselves.
  5. What is the Universal Mind?
    The totality of all mind in existence.
  6. Where is the Universal Mind?
    The Universal Mind is omnipresent, it exists everywhere. There is no place where it is not. It is therefore within us. It is The World within. It is our spirit, our life.
  7. What is the nature of the Universal Mind?
    It is spiritual and consequently creative. It seeks to express itself in form.
  8. How may we act on the Universal Mind?
    Our ability to think is our ability to act on the Universal Mind and bring it into manifestation for the benefit of ourselves or others.
  9. What is meant by thinking?
    Clear, decisive, calm, deliberate, sustained thought with a definite end in view.
  10. What will be the result?
    You will also be able to say, It is the ‘Universal’ that dwells within me that does the work. You will come to know that the Universal Mind does really and truly dwell within you, in other words, you will come to know that the wonderful promises made here are fact, and can be demonstrated by anyone having sufficient understanding.
The ideas and images in our minds are the invisible powers that constantly govern them; and to these they all pay universally a ready submission.
- Inspired by Jonathan Edwards

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