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only be replied, that Christian Science reveals what "eye
hath not seen," - even the cause of all that exists, - for
the universe, inclusive of man, is as eternal as God, who
is its divine immortal Principle. There is no such thing
as mortality, nor are there properly any mortal beings,
because being is immortal, like Deity, - or, rather, being
and Deity are inseparable.
(Our conscious development)
Error is always error. It is no thing. Any statement
of life, following from a misconception of life, is erroneous,
because it is destitute of any knowledge
of the so-called selfhood of life, destitute of
any knowledge of its origin or existence. The mortal
is unconscious of his foetal and infantile existence; but
as he grows up into another false claim, that of self-conscious
matter, he learns to say, "I am somebody; but
who made me?" Error replies, "God made you." The
first effort of error has been and is to impute to God the
creation of whatever is sinful and mortal; but infinite
Mind sets at naught such a mistaken belief.
(Mendacity of error)
Jesus defined this opposite of God and His creation
better than we can, when he said, "He is a liar, and the
father of it." Jesus also said, "Have not I
chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?"
This he said of Judas, one of Adam's race. Jesus never
intimated that God made a devil, but he did say, "Ye
are of your father, the devil." All these sayings were to
show that mind in matter is the author of itself, and is
simply a falsity and illusion.
(Ailments of animals)
It is the general belief that the lower animals are less
sickly than those possessing higher organizations,
especially those of the human form.
This would indicate that there is less disease in proportion