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The last appearing of Truth will be a wholly spiritual idea of God and of man, without the fetters of the flesh, or

9corporeality. This infinite idea of infinity will be, is, as eternal as its divine Principle. The daystar of this appear- ing is the light of Christian Science — the Science which

12rends the veil of the flesh from top to bottom. The light of this revelation leaves nothing that is material; neither darkness, doubt, disease, nor death. The material cor-

15poreality disappears; and individual spirituality, perfect and eternal, appears — never to disappear.

The truth uttered and lived by Jesus, who passed on

18and left to mortals the rich legacy of what he said and did, makes his followers the heirs to his example; but they can neither appreciate nor appropriate his treasures

21of Truth and Love, until lifted to these by their own growth and experiences. His goodness and grace pur- chased the means of mortals' redemption from sin; but,

24they never paid the price of sin. This cost, none but the sinner can pay; and accordingly as this account is settled with divine Love, is the sinner ready to avail himself of

27the rich blessings flowing from the teaching, example, and suffering of our Master.

The secret stores of wisdom must be discovered, their

30treasures reproduced and given to the world, before man can truthfully conclude that he has been found in the order, mode, and virgin origin of man according to divine

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1Science, which alone demonstrates the divine Principle and spiritual idea of being.

3The monument whose finger points upward, commem- orates the earthly life of a martyr; but this is not all of the philanthropist, hero, and Christian. The Truth he

6has taught and spoken lives, and moves in our midst a divine afflatus. Thus it is that the ideal Christ — or impersonal infancy, manhood, and womanhood of Truth

9and Love — is still with us.

And what of this child? — "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall

12be upon his shoulder."

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