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There is but one spiritual existence, - the Life of
which corporeal sense can take no cognizance. The
divine Principle of man speaks through immortal sense.
If a material body-in other words, mortal, material
sense-were permeated by Spirit, that body would
disappear to mortal sense, would be deathless. A condition
precedent to communion with Spirit is the gain of
So-called spirits are but corporeal communicators. As
light destroys darkness and in the place of darkness all
is light, so (in absolute Science) Soul, or God,
is the only truth-giver to man. Truth destroys
mortality, and brings to light immortality. Mortal
belief (the material sense of life) and immortal Truth
(the spiritual sense) are the tares and the wheat, which
are not united by progress, but separated.
Perfection is not expressed through imperfection.
Spirit is not made manifest through matter, the antipode
of Spirit. Error is not a convenient sieve through
which truth can be strained.
God, good, being ever present, it follows in divine
logic that evil, the suppositional opposite of good, is never
present. In Science, individual good derived
from God, the infinite All-in-all, may flow
from the departed to mortals; but evil is neither communicable
nor scientific. A sinning, earthly mortal is
not the reality of Life nor the medium through which
truth passes to earth. The joy of intercourse becomes
the jest of sin, when evil and suffering are communicable.
Not personal intercommunion but divine law is the communicator
of truth, health, and harmony to earth and
humanity. As readily can you mingle fire and frost as