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that Truth is real necessarily includes the correlated
statement, that error, Truth's unlikeness, is unreal.
(The great conflict)
The suppositional warfare between truth and error is
only the mental conflict between the evidence of the spiritual
senses and the testimony of the material
senses, and this warfare between the Spirit and
flesh will settle all questions through faith in and the understanding
of divine Love.
Superstition and understanding can never combine.
When the final physical and moral effects of Christian
Science are fully apprehended, the conflict between truth
and error, understanding and belief, Science and material
sense, foreshadowed by the prophets and inaugurated
by Jesus, will cease, and spiritual harmony reign. The
lightnings and thunderbolts of error may burst and flash
till the cloud is cleared and the tumult dies away in the
distance. Then the raindrops of divinity refresh the
earth. As St. Paul says: "There remaineth therefore
a rest to the people of God" (of Spirit).
(The chief stones in the temple)
The chief stones in the temple of Christian Science are
to be found in the following postulates: that Life is God,
good, and not evil; that Soul is sinless, not
to be found in the body; that Spirit is not, and
cannot be, materialized; that Life is not subject
to death; that the spiritual real man has no birth, no material
life, and no death.
Science reveals the glorious possibilities of immortal
man, forever unlimited by the mortal senses.
The Christ-element in the Messiah made him
the Way-shower, Truth and Life.
The eternal Truth destroys what mortals seem to have
learned from error, and man's real existence as a child