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THE DHARMA DISCOURSES OF CARDINAL MASTER CHŎNGSAN(CHŎNGSAN CHONGSA PŎBŎ)

Part One: The Canon of Secular Life

Chapter Four: Religious Faith

3. The Way of the Believers

When a person becomes an adherent of a religion, he or she must follow the Way of the believers expected of that order. First, believers must demonstrate full belief in and dedication to their faith in and practice of the order’s teachings. Second, they must make every sincere effort to understand its religious activities and doctrines. Third, they must follow the order’s rules and regulations and properly revere the order’s leaders. Fourth, as far as possible, they must exert their efforts in propagation and edification. Fifth, they must participate in the maintenance and development of the order by fulfilling their appropriate duties in spirit, body, and material contributions.