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of God comes to light. Truth demonstrated is eternal
life. Mortal man can never rise from the temporal debris
of error, belief in sin, sickness, and death, until he learns
that God is the only Life. The belief that life and sensation
are in the body should be overcome by the understanding
of what constitutes man as the image of God.
Then Spirit will have overcome the flesh.
(Wickedness is not man)
A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little
else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin,
lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life
abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life
and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men
sick, sinful, or mortal.
(Death but an illusion)
The fact that the Christ, or Truth, overcame and still
overcomes death proves the "king of terrors" to be but
a mortal belief, or error, which Truth destroys
with the spiritual evidences of Life; and this
shows that what appears to the senses to be death is but a
mortal illusion, for to the real man and the real universe
there is no death-process.
The belief that matter has life results, by the universal
law of mortal mind, in a belief in death. So man, tree,
and flower are supposed to die; but the fact remains,
that God's universe is spiritual and immortal.
The spiritual fact and the material belief of things are
contradictions; but the spiritual is true, and therefore the
material must be untrue. Life is not in matter.
Therefore it cannot be said to pass out of
matter. Matter and death are mortal illusions. Spirit and
all things spiritual are the real and eternal.
Man is not the offspring of flesh, but of Spirit, - of
Life, not of matter. Because Life is God, Life must be