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The brain can give no idea of God's man. It can take
no cognizance of Mind. Matter is not the organ of infinite
As mortals give up the delusion that there is more than
one Mind, more than one God, man in God's likeness will
appear, and this eternal man will include in that likeness
no material element.
(The immortal birth)
As a material, theoretical life-basis is found to be a
misapprehension of existence, the spiritual and divine
Principle of man dawns upon human thought,
and leads it to "where the young child was,"
- even to the birth of a new-old idea, to the spiritual
sense of being and of what Life includes. Thus the whole
earth will be transformed by Truth on its pinions of light,
chasing away the darkness of error.
The human thought must free itself from self-imposed
materiality and bondage. It should no longer
ask of the head, heart, or lungs: What are
man's prospects for life? Mind is not helpless. Intelligence
is not mute before non-intelligence.
By its own volition, not a blade of grass springs up, not
a spray buds within the vale, not a leaf unfolds its fair
outlines, not a flower starts from its cloistered cell.
The Science of being reveals man and immortality as
based on Spirit. Physical sense defines mortal man as
based on matter, and from this premise infers the mortality
of the body.
(No physical affinity)
The illusive senses may fancy affinities with their opposites;
but in Christian Science, Truth never mingles
with error. Mind has no affinity with matter,
and therefore Truth is able to cast out the ills
of the flesh. Mind, God, sends forth the aroma of Spirit,