Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures
Mary Baker Eddy

CHAPTER - Recapitulation

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teaches man that God is the only Life, and that this Life is Truth and Love; that God is to be understood, adored, and demonstrated; that divine Truth casts out suppositional error and heals the sick.

(God's law destroys evil)
The way which leads to Christian Science is straight and narrow. God has set His signet upon Science, making it coordinate with all that is real and only with that which is harmonious and eternal. Sickness, sin, and death, being inharmonious, do not originate in God nor belong to His government. His law, rightly understood, destroys them. Jesus furnished proofs of these statements.


(Evanescent materiality)
Question 12. - What is error?

( - Adam: Not God's man, who represents the one God and is His own image and likeness - )

Answer. - Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the contradiction of Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because untrue. It is that which seemeth to be and is not. If error were true, its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity-namely, erroneous truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of Truth.


(Unrealities that seem real)
Question 13. - Is there no sin?

( - Adam: The opposite of Spirit and His creations - )

Answer. - All reality is in God and His creation, harmonious and eternal. That which He creates is good, and He makes all that is made. Therefore the only reality of sin, sickness, or death is the awful fact that unrealities seem real to human, erring belief, until God strips off their disguise. They are not true, because they are not of God. We learn in Christian

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