Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures
Mary Baker Eddy

Glossary - (CHAPTER 17)

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This view of Satan is confirmed by the name often conferred upon him in Scripture, the "adversary."


(ALMIGHTY)
Almighty. All-power; infinity; omnipotence.


(ANGELS)
Angels. God's thoughts passing to man; spiritual intuitions, pure and perfect; the inspiration of goodness, purity, and immortality, counteracting all evil, sensuality, and mortality.


(ARK)
Ark. Safety; the idea, or reflection, of Truth, proved to be as immortal as its Principle; the understanding of Spirit, destroying belief in matter.

God and man coexistent and eternal; Science showing that the spiritual realities of all things are created by Him and exist forever. The ark indicates temptation overcome and followed by exaltation.


(ASHER - Jacob's son)
Asher (Jacob's son). Hope and faith; spiritual compensation; the ills of the flesh rebuked.


(BABEL)
Babel. Self-destroying error; a kingdom divided against itself, which cannot stand; material knowledge.

The higher false knowledge builds on the basis of evidence obtained from the five corporeal senses, the more confusion ensues, and the more certain is the downfall of its structure.


(BAPTISM)
Baptism. Purification by Spirit; submergence in Spirit.

We are "willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord." (II Corinthians v. 8.)

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