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24its allness. The recognition of this power came to her through a spiritual sense of the real, and of the unreal or mortal sense of things; not that there is, or can

27be, an actual change in the realities of being, but that we can discern more of them. At the moment of her discovery, she knew that the last Adam, namely,

30the true likeness of God, was the first, the only man. This knowledge did become to her "a quickening spirit;" for she beheld the meaning of those words

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1of our Master, "The last shall be first, and the first last."

3When, as little children, we are receptive, become willing to accept the divine Principle and rule of being, as unfolded in divine Science, the interpretation therein

6will be found to be the Comforter that leadeth into all truth.

The meek Nazarene's steadfast and true knowledge of

9preexistence, of the nature and the inseparability of God and man, — made him mighty. Spiritual insight of Truth and Love antidotes and destroys the errors of flesh,

12and brings to light the true reflection: man as God's image, or "the first man," for Christ plainly declared, through Jesus, "Before Abraham was, I am."

15The supposition that Soul, or Mind, is breathed into matter, is a pantheistic doctrine that presents a false sense of existence, and the quickening spirit takes it

18away: revealing, in place thereof, the power and per- fection of a released sense of Life in God and Life as God. The Scriptures declare Life to be the infinite I

21AM, — not a dweller in matter. For man to know Life as it is, namely God, the eternal good, gives him not merely a sense of existence, but an accompanying con-

24sciousness of spiritual power that subordinates matter and destroys sin, disease, and death. This, Jesus demon- strated; insomuch that St. Matthew wrote, "The people

27were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes." This spiritual power, healing sin and sickness, was not con-

30fined to the first century; it extends to all time, inhabits eternity, and demonstrates Life without beginning or

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