To gain the most from A Course in Miracles
Lesson Insights, we recommend that you
read the corresponding lesson in the Workbook of the Second or
Third Edition of A Course in Miracles published by the Foundation for Inner Peace.
Click here to read or listen to this ACIM Workbook Lesson online.
“I came for the salvation of the world.”
“I came for the salvation of the world” means to me that I came to see everyone’s innocence, including my own. Guilt is the ticket into this dream. It comes from believing separation is real. And this world is an image projected from the belief in separation. The ego’s purpose for the world is to make separation seem real and keep it in place. Because it is impossible for separation to be real, this is a meaningless purpose.
The only meaningful purpose could be to let go of this illusion and let my mind be returned to full awareness of the Heaven that is my Home. It is God’s Will that I be in Heaven and so it is His Will that I return to full awareness of Where I am and that I never left in truth. My true Self shares this Will. Thus my only meaningful goal is to let go of the illusion of separation, which will show me the truth about everyone’s innate innocence.
It is arrogant to insist that this world of separation that my body’s eyes show me is real because it is the denial of God’s Will. Eternal Love, which is all of totality, cannot conceive of loss, lack and death. It is my purpose now to let these false images go and to let go of belief that separation is real. As I awaken to the full recognition that I remain Love as God created me, I become the salvation of the world. That is what I came for in truth. That is how I return Home.
Salvation’s message is that I am dreaming a dream and that its content is not true. As I am willing to let go of the arrogance of the ego, the truth is there for me to know and understand.
Behind the ego’s false lies is the eternal, changeless Love of God. It is my purpose to return to this awareness. It is my purpose to accept the truth. As I let go of false values, I see that only the truth is real. I want only the truth because it is my true Identity. I came for the salvation of the world. I came to let go of arrogance and receive and give the truth.
© 2003, Pathways of Light. http://pathwaysoflight.org
You may freely share copies of this with your friends, provided this copyright notice and website address are included.
This section has been viewed 3501113 times
Has this page been helpful to you?
Your contribution in support of this site is greatly appreciated. To make a tax deductible contribution or become a supporting member online, click here.
Or send a check or money order to Pathways of Light, 6 Oak Court, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-2623 (USD only, please) Thank you for your support.
Click here to subscribe to free daily emails of the Workbook Lesson Insights.
You can synchronize your subscription so the lesson emails coincide with the lesson
you are studying. Synchronizing instructions are provided at the end of each lesson email.
How to Read References for Quotes from A Course in Miracles
Below are example references to specific sentences using the notation of the Second & Third Editions of A Course in Miracles published by the Foundation for Inner Peace:
T-26.IV.4:7 = Text, Chapt. 26, Section IV, paragraph 4, sentence 7.
W-pI.169.5:2 = Workbook, Part I, Lesson 169, paragraph 5, sentence 2.
M-13.3:2 = Manual for Teachers, Question 13, paragraph 3, sentence 2.
C-6.4:6 = Clarification of Terms, Term 6, paragraph 4, sentence 6
The above numbering system
of the Second & Third Editions is © Copyright 1992,
The Foundation for A Course in Miracles.
Electronic "Magazine" — Sign up to receive periodic emails with thoughts to ponder, inspirational articles and the latest news.
Subscribe to daily emails of Workbook Lesson Insights.
ACIM Text Made Simple — answers to hundreds of questions about the Text. Click here.
Daily Inspiration Blog — Thoughts to inspire your day. Click here.
Inspiring journals by Pathways of Light ministers applying the principles of ACIM. Click here.
Miracles News — hundreds of inspiring
miracle stories. Click here.
Or call 1-800-323-PATH (7284) (US & Canada) or 920/894-2339.
Español: Para mas información oprime aquí para enviar tus preguntas por correo electrónico.
United Kingdom: Click here to email your questions about Pathways of Light in the UK or call +44 1803 612 929.
Inspired by the principles presented in A Course in Miracles, this
ministry training focuses on accepting the mind healing that is guided by the
Teacher within, the Holy Spirit. As our minds are healed, we become Holy Spirit’s
instruments of healing. For more information
If you would like a deeper understanding of key principles of
A Course in Miracles, the 24 Pathways of Light ACIM Practitioner
courses provide a complete, multimedia package to help you make ACIM
principles a ready resource to call upon in your mind throughout your
Click here for more information.
Prayer for All Solutions by Rev. Joe Wolfe. A single, flowing prayer that invites the reader to a genuine acknowledgement of the truth that God Is, and that our complete and total happiness is God's only intention. More….
Healing Family Relationships Applying the Principles of A Course in Miracles 6 CD audio book by Rev. Myron Jones. Learn how family relationships offer fertile grounds for forgiveness and healing your judgments of the world. More.