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At Your Command

By Neville

This book contains the very essence of the Principle of Expression. Had I cared to, I could have expanded it
into a book of several hundred pages but such expansion would have defeated the purpose of this book.
Commands to be effective – must be short and to the point: the greatest command ever recorded is found in
the few simple words, “And God said, ‘Let there be light.’”
In keeping with this principle I now give to you, the reader, in these few pages, the truth as it was revealed to


At Your Command

Can man decree a thing and have it come to pass? Most decidedly he can! Man has always decreed that
which has appeared in his world and is today decreeing that which is appearing in his world and shall continue
to do so as long as man is conscious of being man. Not one thing has ever appeared in man’s world but what
man decreed that it should. This you may deny, but try as you will you cannot disprove it, for this decreeing
is based upon a changeless principle. You do not command things to appear by your words or loud
affirmations. Such vain repetition is more often than not confirmation of the opposite. Decreeing is ever done
in consciousness. That is; everyman is conscious of being that which he has decreed himself to be. The dumb
man without using words is conscious of being dumb. Therefore he is decreeing himself to be dumb.
When the Bible is read in this light you will find it to be the greatest scientific book ever written. Instead of
looking upon the Bible as the historical record of an ancient civilization or the biography of the unusual life of
Jesus, see it as a great psychological drama taking place in the consciousness of man.
Claim it as your own and you will suddenly transform your world from the barren deserts of Egypt to the
promised land of Canaan.

Every one will agree with the statement that all things were made by God, and without him there is nothing
made that is made, but what man does not agree upon is the identity of God. All the churches and
priesthoods of the world disagree as to the identity and true nature of God. The Bible proves beyond the
shadow of a doubt that Moses and the prophets were in one hundred per cent accord as to the identity and
nature of God. And Jesus’ life and teachings are in agreement with the findings of the prophets of old. Moses
discovered God to be man’s awareness of being, when he declared these little understood words, “I AM
hath sent me unto you.” David sang in his psalms, “Be still and know that I AM God.” Isaiah declared, “I AM
the Lord and there is none else. There is no God beside me. I girded thee, though thou hast not known me. I
form the light, and create darkness; I make peace, and create evil. I the Lord do all these things.”
The awareness of being as God is stated hundreds of times in the New Testament. To name but a few: “I
AM the shepherd, I AM the door; I AM the resurrection and the life; I AM the way; I AM the Alpha and
Omega; I AM the beginning and the end”; and again, “Whom do you say that I AM?”
It is not stated, “I, Jesus, am the door. I, Jesus am the way,” nor is it said, “Whom do you say that I, Jesus,
am?” It is clearly stated, “I AM the way.” The awareness of being is the door through which the
manifestations of life pass into the world of form.

Consciousness is the resurrecting power – resurrecting that which man is conscious of being. Man is ever
out-picturing that which he is conscious of being. This is the truth that makes man free, for man is always
self-imprisoned or self-freed.
If you, the reader, will give up all of your former beliefs in a God apart from yourself, and claim God as your
awareness of being – as Jesus and the prophets did – you will transform your world with the realization that,
“I and my father are one.” This statement, “I and my father are one, but my father is greater than I,” seems
very confusing – but if interpreted in the light of what we have just said concerning the identity of God, you
will find it very revealing. Consciousness, being God, is as ‘father.’ The thing that you are conscious of being
is the ‘son’ bearing witness of his ‘father.’ It is like the conceiver and its conceptions. The conceiver is ever
greater than his conceptions yet ever remains one with his conception. For instance; before you are conscious
of being man, you are first conscious of being. Then you become conscious of being man. Yet you remain as
conceiver, greater than your conception – man.

Jesus discovered this glorious truth and declared himself to be one with God – not a God that man had
fashioned. For he never recognized such a God. He said, “If any man should ever come, saying, ‘Look here
or look there,’ believe them not, for the kingdom of God is within you.” Heaven is within you. Therefore,
when it is recorded that “He went unto his father,” it is telling you that he rose in consciousness to the point
where he was just conscious of being, thus transcending the limitations of his present conception of himself,
called ‘Jesus.’