Friday, Oct 20, 2017
Home » Commentary » Ask A Religious Scientist: What makes God divine?
Pixabay illustration

Ask A Religious Scientist: What makes God divine?


What do you want to know about Religious Science? Revs. Joe and Toni Niemiec, New Thought ministers, are ready to answer your questions. Fill out the form below or submit your question online.

Question. What do you believe makes God divine? The story of the tree of knowledge reveals who God is. Why the temptation of knowledge would cause us disobey him. Religion was given us in place of the blessing of a divine existence. Knowledge is obtainable to us, a divine understanding gives us the wisdom to become as God intended.

By Joe Niemiec 

The question, I presume is “what do you believe makes God divine?” In a nutshell, God is divine…nothing “makes” It divine.

In Centers for Spiritual Living, which is based on the writings and teaching of Ernest Holmes we do not believe in a particular entity as God, as in the Abrahamic traditions. This is true of New Thought teachings (Unity, Divine Science, and others) in general.

We recognize a Spiritual Essence at the core of all creation and that creation itself is that Spiritual Essence manifesting so It may experience what we call life in, through, and as us. In this belief, we see all creation as divine, not just one small portion.

Religions have been created from the beginning of time to explain the mysteries of life. In all traditions, there is truth that leads the followers to whatever the result, whether heaven or hell or reincarnation, that they believe. We respect all traditions as pathways to the individual’s divine wisdom.

Joe Niemiec

About Joe Niemiec

The Rev. Joe Niemiec Jr. began his spiritual quest in 1986 when he walked out of a Houston jail and was struck by the realization that his life was in shambles.

He began his quest for ‘getting back on track’ with 12 step programs, followed by learning and practicing meditation with a local Redding, California, teacher.

Visit My Website
View All Posts



Check Also

Upcoming play on Holocaust is timely story of hope

On Friday, Octo. 27, Spokane Civic Theatre is presenting a one night only reader’s theatre production of "I Never Saw Another Butterfly," a one-act play that uses the poetry and art produced in Terezin, Czechoslovakia between 1941 and 1945 as Nazi Germany transformed the town into a ghetto and transit camp, where thousands of Jewish people were transported to concentration camps and the furnaces of Aushwitz.