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The Revelator tells us of "a new heaven and a
new earth." Have you ever pictured this heaven and
earth, inhabited by beings under the control of supreme
Let us rid ourselves of the belief that man is separated
from God, and obey only the divine Principle, Life and
Love. Here is the great point of departure for all true
(Man's genuine being)
It is difficult for the sinner to accept divine Science,
because Science exposes his nothingness; but the sooner
error is reduced to its native nothingness, the
sooner man's great reality will appear and his
genuine being will be understood. The destruction of
error is by no means the destruction of Truth or Life, but
is the acknowledgment of them.
Absorbed in material selfhood we discern and reflect
but faintly the substance of Life or Mind. The denial of
material selfhood aids the discernment of man's spiritual
and eternal individuality, and destroys the erroneous
knowledge gained from matter or through what are termed
the material senses.
Certain erroneous postulates should be here considered
in order that the spiritual facts may be better
The first erroneous postulate of belief is, that substance,
life, and intelligence are something apart from God.
The second erroneous postulate is, that man is both
mental and material.
The third erroneous postulate is, that mind is both evil
and good; whereas the real Mind cannot be evil nor the
medium of evil, for Mind is God.
The fourth erroneous postulate is, that matter is intelligent,