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1Its divine Principle interprets the incorporeal idea, or Son of God; hence the incorporeal and corporeal are

3distinguished thus: the former is the spiritual idea that represents divine good, and the latter is the human presentation of goodness in man. The Science of Chris-

6tianity, that has appeared in the ripeness of time, re- veals the incorporeal Christ; and this will continue to be seen more clearly until it be acknowledged, under-

9stood, — and the Saviour, which is Truth, be compre- hended.

To the vision of the Wisemen, this spiritual idea of the

12Principle of man or the universe, appeared as a star. At first, the babe Jesus seemed small to mortals; but from the mount of revelation, the prophet beheld it from the

15beginning as the Redeemer, who would present a wonder- ful manifestation of Truth and Love.

In our text Isaiah foretold, "His name shall be called

18Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace."

As the Wisemen grew in the understanding of Christ,

21the spiritual idea, it grew in favor with them. Thus it will continue, as it shall become understood, until man be found in the actual likeness of his Maker. Their

24highest human concept of the man Jesus, that portrayed him as the only Son of God, the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and Truth, will become so magnified

27to human sense, by means of the lens of Science, as to reveal man collectively, as individually, to be the son of God.

30The limited view of God's ideas arose from the testimony of the senses. Science affords the evidence that God is the Father of man, of all that is real and eternal. This spir-

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1itual idea that the personal Jesus demonstrated, casting out evils and healing, more than eighteen centuries ago,

3disappeared by degrees; both because of the ascension of Jesus, in which it was seen that he had grown beyond the human sense of him, and because of the corruption of

6the Church.

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