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The Law of Retribution

"A certain king in the East was noted for his cruelty, so that he was more dreaded than loved by his people. One day, after he had been out hunting he caused an officer to publish that he, the king, was now sensible of his faults and henceforth meant to…
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The Law of Compensation

The curse causeless shall not come.—Pro. XXXI. 2. THAT heart that looks only at the appearance of things, and not at the reality, at the surface but never into the depths, must constantly be tossed hither and thither, one day upon the crest of the waves of hope, and the…
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Plenty of all Things: The Law of Prosperity

This is the Spirit of Infinite Plenty, the Power that has brought, that is continually bringing, all things into expression in material form. He who lives in the realization of his oneness with this Infinite Power becomes a magnet to attract to himself a continual supply of whatsoever things he…
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Light on Law and Miracle

The love of the wonderful is an element in human nature which, like passions and desires, requires to be curbed, directed, and finally transmuted; otherwise superstition and the obscuration of reason and insight cannot be avoided. The idea of a miracle must be transcended before the orderly, eternal, and beneficent…
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Understanding the Simple Laws of Life

Watch narrowlyThe demonstration of a truth, its birth,And you trace back the effluence to its springAnd source within us.—Robert Browning More is the treasure of law than gems;Sweeter than comb its sweetness. Its delights,Delightful past compare.—The Light of Asia Walking those byways which I have so far pointed out, resting…
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Harmony With Law

All laws (although we separate them for convenience in studying) are one in essence, and merely diverse modes or aspects of the Great Law of Causation which operates on every plane of being—physical, moral, spiritual. As the expression of the Divine Nature, it is invariable, omnipotent, absolutely just, and all-embracing;…
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The Survival of the Fittest as a Divine Law

Nature and Spirit were at one time universally considered to be at enmity, and even today the majority of people regard them as opposed to each other; but a fuller knowledge of the Cosmos reveals the sublime fact that the natural and the spiritual are two aspects of One Eternal…
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The Law of Attraction

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things in which smiles and kindnesses and small obligations,given habitually, are what win and preserve the heart and secure comfort.—Sir Humphrey Davy The end of life is to be like unto God: and the soul following God…
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Of Knowledge of the Law

Disciple:Show unto me now, O Master! the Perfect Knowledge;Reveal unto me the working of thy Law;Illuminate my mind with the wisdom of enlightenment, Master:The Law of Life is perfect;Nothing can be added to it or taken from it;It cannot be altered or improved;None can avoid or escape it;Its operations are…
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The Law of Liberty

When a deed is done for Freedom, through the broad earth’s aching breastRuns a thrill of joy prophetic, trembling on from east to west,And the slave, where’er he cowers, feels the soul within him climbTo the awful verge of manhood, as the energy sublimeOf a century bursts full-blossomed on the…
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The Relation of the Law to the Christian Life

In the New Testament we are stuck by two seemingly opposite ways of speaking about law. St. Paul says, "Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law." While, according to St. Matthew, we find our Lord Himself uses the words, "Think not that I am come to destroy…
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One Life, One Law (Poem)

What do we know—what need we knowOf the great world to which we go?We peer into the tomb, and hark:Its walls are dim, its doors are dark.Be still, O mourning heart, nor seekTo make the tongueless silence speak,Be still, be strong, nor wish to findTheir way who leave the world…
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The Reign of Law

The little party gods have had their day. The arbitrary gods, creatures of human caprice and ignorance, are falling into disrepute. Men have quarreled over and defended them until they have grown weary of the strife, and now, everywhere, they are relinquishing and breaking up these helpless idols of their…
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Above Life's Turmoil

You can listen to James Allen's book Above Life's Turmoil using the player below. Click on the play button to listen online or you can download the files to your computer using the links in the download column for use on your iPod or other MP3 player. .mp3browser {width:100%} .mp3browser…
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The Great Law

(From the French or Emile Souvestre). In the time of the earliest race of Frank kings, when the greater part of their subjects were yet ignorant of the name of Christ, lived an old man named Novaire, who had received the Good News, and applied himself to understand it. Abandoning…
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A Song of Law

Tune—"Auld Lang Syne." Should God's great wisdom be forgot,And never brought to mind?He framed the world by changeless laws,Which govern sea and wind. And sea and wind for evermoreThose self-same laws obey;And all man's strife can alter not,Nor turn them from their way. Yet man believes the God of love,To…
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The Abiding Law (Poem)

Thuo who, immutable and One,Through varying forms dost range,The abiding life, the steadfast lawDeep at the heart of change;— Our restless life sweeps ever onTo regions new and strange;But may our hearts the abiding find,The changeless 'mid all change!Samuel Longfellow No impure thing is allowed to approach the Pure.—Plato
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Saints, Sages, and Saviors: The Law of Service

The spirit of Love which is manifested as a perfect and rounded life is the crown of being and the supreme end of knowledge upon this earth. The measure of a man's truth is the measure of his love, and Truth is far removed from him whose life is not…
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The Perfect Law of Liberty

The Perfect Law of Liberty is the ultimate attainment of Ideal Manhood—the establishment of the Divine Order in Man. To the select few it comes comparatively early in life as a special gift of Heaven, and manifests itself as one of the forms of genius—an intuitive inclination of the soul…
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Law or Chance

Every observing and reflective mind is sometimes obliged to choose one horn of the dilemma—either all is law and order or all is chance. If chance rules all, if things happen, we might as well take life as easily as possible, for we are sure of nothing but the present…
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The Law of Progression

A fire mist, and a planet,A crystal, and a cell,A jellyfish, and a saurian. And caves where cavemen dwell;Then a sense of law and beauty.And a face turned from the clod—Some call it Evolution,And others call it God.—From Each in His Own Tongue by William Herbert Carruth Progression is the Law of…
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The Law of Overcoming

There is, perhaps, no one term of whose significance is less truly understood than that of overcoming. When Jesus said,' In the world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer: I have overcome the world,' there was something meant quite different from its commonly received interpretation. Many persons…
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The Law and the Prophets

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.—Jesus in Matthew 7:12 If thou wilt enter into life; keep the Commandments.—Jesus in Matthew 19:17 The commandments and precepts of Jesus were given to…
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The Law

It is a strange truth, a painful truth that while men are prepared to accept the existence of Physical Law, many are chary of admitting Spiritual Law. We know the law of cause and effect in reference to the body. We visit the physician with our afflictions because we believe…
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The Divine Companion

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The Laws of Life

Every action and thing has its laws. If you pinch your finger it is a law that it hurts. It is a good law. Were it otherwise you would grow careless, and pinching might finally leave you without any fingers at all. Perhaps the greatest discovery of recent times is…
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Through the Gate of Good

Through the Gate of Good Or, Christ and Conduct Part II. The Law and the Prophets Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the Law and the Prophets.—Jesus (Matthew 7:12) If thou wilt enter into life,…
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Impersonal Law

The Great Law in which the whole creation lives, moves, and has its being, works with a set aim for the growth and rise of all, for the uplifting of the human race, for transmuting the animal man into a Divine Being. The Law came out, if ever it had…
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Miracle and Law

That miracle in the sense of violation, suspension, or contravention of law never occurs we need not hesitate to affirm. Nature's laws are the expression of the thought, the volition, the purpose of the all-inclusive Eternal Spirit, who is the same yesterday and today and forever. The revulsion the keenest…
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What is the Higher Law?

The term "higher law" implies the existence of other law which is relatively lower, either in quality, scope, or potency. Law, unqualified by any adjective, is defined by Webster as, "In general, a rule of being or of conduct, established by an authority able to enforce its will; a controlling…
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Law and Liberty

The Transcendent Liberty is arrived at through the active operation of Law. Liberty apart from law is inconceivable. When a man thinks of light and dark, life and death, right and wrong, good and evil, he unconsciously conceives of law; he also declares and prophecies the Liberty which ensouls the…
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Instruction, Concerning the Law

To the humble and the faithful;To them that are seeking humility and faith,—There is one Supreme Law,Even the Law of Good.Think not that which is evil;Say not that which is evil;Do not that which is evil,Think that which is good;Say that which is good;Do that which is good,So shalt thou…
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The Competitive Laws and the Law of Love

When I am pureI shall have solved the mystery of life,I shall be sure(When I am free from hatred, lust and strife)I am in truth, and Truth abides in me.I shall be safe and sane and wholly freeWhen I am pure. It has been said that the laws of Nature…
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From Poverty to Power

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The Universality of Law

Of Law, there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power.—Richard Hooker,…
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