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CHAPTER 9 - Creation
Thy throne is established of old:
Thou art from everlasting. - Psalms.
For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in
pain together until now. And not only they, but ourselves also,
which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan
within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption
of our body. - Paul.
(Inadequate theories of creation)
Eternal Truth is changing the universe. As mortals
drop off their mental swaddling-clothes, thought
expands into expression. "Let there be light,"
is the perpetual demand of Truth and Love,
changing chaos into order and discord into the
music of the spheres. The mythical human theories of
creation, anciently classified as the higher criticism, sprang
from cultured scholars in Rome and in Greece, but they
afforded no foundation for accurate views of creation by
the divine Mind.
(Finite views of Deity)
Mortal man has made a covenant with his eyes to belittle
Deity with human conceptions. In league
with material sense, mortals take limited views
of all things. That God is corporeal or material, no man
The human form, or physical finiteness, cannot be
made the basis of any true idea of the infinite Godhead.
Eye hath not seen Spirit, nor hath ear heard His voice.