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Why A Search For God?


 
   
Why must we participate in "A Search For God?"
 
A Search For God (ASFG)
(1) ASFG is a safe way "to activate spiritual gifts and powers"
(2) ASFG allows us "to bring a true awareness of the living Spirit into everyday life."
(3) ASFG allows "our relationships with others be positively affected"
(4) So that "during the trying times ahead, we may glimpse a ray of light;
and in other hearts we may awaken a new hope and vision
of a better world through the application of God's laws in our daily lives."
(5) For personal transformation -  to become more aware of ourselves
through cooperation, personal awareness, faith, prayer and meditation, and love.

What do we do in "A Search For God?"
(1) We study the 262 Series (130 readings) and A Search For God Books 1 and 2.
(2) We study the Bible.
(3) We pray, meditate and learn to know ourselves better.
(4) We live up to our highest spiritual and personal potentials.
(5) Participate in group study and Individual research.
(6) We learn about spiritual principles and how to apply them in our lives.

What does A Search For God spiritual lessons emphasize?
(1) The oneness of all life and all individuals.
(2) A love for God and all people.

What are the key Ideas of A Search For God Book 1 and Book 2
(Based on the Affirmations):
1. COOPERATION
To make our will one with God's will.
To be a channel of blessing to others and to serve others.

2. KNOW THYSELF
To know that we are a light in God.
To give to others a better concept of God's spirit.

3. WHAT IS MY IDEAL?
To see in Christ what God wants me to see in others.
To see in others what I see in Christ who we worship.

4. FAITH
To create in ourselves a pure heart.
To open our pure hearts to the faith God gives to those who seek His Face.
To believe in God. To believe in others. To believe in ourselves.

5. VIRTUE AND UNDERSTANDING
To make ourselves upright in heart so that God will be our defender.
To make virtue and understanding a part of our every day life.

6. FELLOWSHIP
To approach God by showing love to others (this then gives us Fellowship with God.)
To remove anything against others before we pray and meditate to God.

7. PATIENCE
To be aware of God's presence here on earth.
To ask God to be our guide in everything we do here on earth.
To return to God with patience.

8. THE OPEN DOOR.
To know the Father through the Christ Spirit, the door to the kingdom of the Father.
To walk the way to the Father through Christ.

9. IN HIS PRESENCE
To be aware of God's kingdom in earth.
To know God's presence in us, and therefore shine the light to those we contact every day.
To conduct our lives so that others know God's presence in us and therefore glorify God.

10. THE CROSS AND THE CROWN
To approach the way of Christ so that we will have a better insight
of what Christ bore in the cross and Christ's glory in the crown.
To receive God's blessings - as promised through Christ -- as we work together in Christ's name.

11. THE LORD THY GOD IS ONE
To know that our body, mind and soul are one.
To know that God's manifestations in the earth in power, in might, in glory, are one.
To know that God is One and so that we can manifest more that God is one.

12. LOVE
To know our Father, through the love that God has manifested in the world through Christ.
To make us aware that God is Love.

BOOK 2

13. OPPORTUNITY
We seek to magnify God by manifesting through ourselves.
Let every opportunity be to manifest God through our mind and body.
Let God be our Guide here on earth.
Let every opportunity be to glorify God through Love and Christ.

14 DAY AND NIGHT
Let God be our Guide every Day.
When we sleep at Night we pray that God restores our strength.
May our daily activities be as a representative of God's love.
Let us manifest God's Love here on earth every day.
Let us shine God's light through the darkness here on earth.

15. GOD AND HIS MANIFESTATIONS
Let our hearts desire for the awareness of God's Spirit through Christ
manifesting through me.

16. DESIRE
Let God's desire be our desire.
Let our desire be God's desire,
Let our desire be to do the will of God through Christ
Let our desire be in spirit and in truth.

17. DESTINY OF THE MIND
Let God be the dwelling place for our minds.
Let our minds trust only in God.
Let our minds be in Christ.
Let our minds access God through Christ.
Let our minds keep on the ways of Christ.

18. DESTINY OF THE BODY
Let our bodies be a living example of God's love.
Let our bodies follow in the footsteps of Christ.

19. DESTINY OF THE SOUL
Let our soul be at-one with God.
Let our soul know God more and more through the promises in Christ.

20. GLORY
Let God open our eyes and see the Glory God has prepared for us.

21. KNOWLEDGE
Let the Christ be in all.
Let us know God more and more in our daily activities.
Let the knowledge of God take over us so that there is less of us
and more of God in our dealing with others.

22. WISDOM
May the light of God be our Wisdom, strength and power.
May God guide us as we apply ourselves by serving others.
Only in God's Name do we seek wisdom here on earth.

23. HAPPINESS
Let us find happiness in God's Love to us in Christ.
Let the love we bear towards others bring joy and happiness in Christ.
Let us abide in infinite Love and that is God's Love.

24. SPIRIT
May God's Spirit be with us always.
May we know in truth that the Spirit invites us always and forever.

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The purposes and aims of a ASFG Study Group is:

To find a closer fellowship with God and the universe
through a study of ourselves in our relation to God and man.

To cooperate as a body in giving truth and light, wherever we may
find it, to the world.

Our Ideal: The Christ Consciousness.

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Updated: 14 August 2013