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these evils are not Spirit, for there is no evil in Spirit.
Because God is Spirit, evil becomes more apparent and
obnoxious proportionately as we advance spiritually,
until it disappears from our lives.
This fact proves our position, for every scientific statement
in Christianity has its proof. Error of statement
leads to error in action.
(Subordination of evil)
God is not the creator of an evil mind. Indeed, evil
is not Mind. We must learn that evil is the awful deception
and unreality of existence. Evil is not
supreme; good is not helpless; nor are the
so-called laws of matter primary, and the law of Spirit
secondary. Without this lesson, we lose sight of the perfect
Father, or the divine Principle of man.
Body is not first and Soul last, nor is evil mightier than
good. The Science of being repudiates self-evident
impossibilities, such as the amalgamation
of Truth and error in cause or effect. Science separates
the tares and wheat in time of harvest.
(One primal cause)
There is but one primal cause. Therefore there can
be no effect from any other cause, and there can be no
reality in aught which does not proceed from
this great and only cause. Sin, sickness, disease,
and death belong not to the Science of being. They
are the errors, which presuppose the absence of Truth,
Life, or Love.
The spiritual reality is the scientific fact in all things.
The spiritual fact, repeated in the action of man and the
whole universe, is harmonious and is the ideal of Truth.
Spiritual facts are not inverted; the opposite discord,
which bears no resemblance to spirituality, is not real.
The only evidence of this inversion is obtained from