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15may be ours," goes on to learn that he must at last kill this evil in "self" in order to gain the kingdom of God.

18Envy, the great red dragon of this hour, would obscure the light of Science, take away a third part of the stars from the spiritual heavens, and cast them to the earth.

21This is not Science. Per contra, it is the mortal mind sense — mental healing on a material basis — hurling its so-called healing at random, filling with hate its

24deluded victims, or resting in silly peace upon the laurels of headlong human will. "What shall, therefore, the Lord of the vineyard do? He will come and de-

27stroy the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto others."

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LITTLE GODS

It is sometimes said, cynically, that Christian Scien-

3tists set themselves on pedestals, as so many petty deities; but there is no fairness or propriety in the aspersion.

Man is not equal to his Maker. That which is formed

6is not cause, but effect; and has no underived power. But it is possible, and dutiful, to throw the weight of thought and action on the side of right, and to be thus

9lifted up.

Man should be found not claiming equality with, but growing into, that altitude of Mind which was in Christ

12Jesus. He should comprehend, in divine Science, a recognition of what the apostle meant when he said: "The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that

15we are the children of God: and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ."

ADVANTAGE OF MIND-HEALING

18It is sometimes asked, What are the advantages of your system of healing?

I claim for healing by Christian Science the following

21advantages: —

First: It does away with material medicine, and rec- ognizes the fact that the antidote for sickness, as well

24as for sin, may be found in God, the divine Mind.

Second: It is more effectual than drugs, and cures where they fail, because it is this divine antidote, and

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