BE CLOSER TO GOD

"So God created man in his own image."
							Genesis 1:27
							King James Bible


	To understand one's self it is important to understand God.

	God is a spiritual being with infinite attributes.

	Some of these infinite attributes are:


                                        KNOWLEDGE

			IMMORTALITY			POWER

			RESPONSIBILITY			SURVIVAL

			INTEGRITY			FRIENDLINESS

			LEADERSHIP			WISDOM

			HONESTY				JUDGMENT

			LOVE				JUSTICE

			HARMONY				GOODNESS

                                           TRUTH

	"Image," by definition (a duplication of, a perfect copy, a reflection),
means that man is basically a Spiritual Being that has the potential for:


                                        KNOWLEDGE

			IMMORTALITY			POWER

			RESPONSIBILITY			SURVIVAL

			INTEGRITY			FRIENDLINESS

			LEADERSHIP			WISDOM

			HONESTY				JUDGMENT

			LOVE				JUSTICE

			HARMONY				GOODNESS

                                          TRUTH

	To be closer to God, it is necessary to duplicate those qualities that God has.

	Failure to duplicate God's attributes is the basis of sin.

	By degrading one's self and one's potentials, one is moving away from God.

	By improving one's self and one's potentials, one is able to come closer to
God.

	As one duplicates God's attributes, one finds that the Spiritual Power
within oneself begins to flow forth.

							ALAN C. WALTER


22 April 1986
Revised 30 June 1995

Copyright  1986, 1995
Alan C. Walter
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED



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