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15with sacrifice and suffering. It is a code whose modes trifle with joy, and lead to immediate or ultimate death. It fosters suspicion where confidence is due, fear where

18courage is requisite, reliance where there should be avoidance, a belief in safety where there is most danger. Our Master called it "a murderer from the


Electricity, governed by this so-called law, sparkles on the cloud, and strikes down the hoary saint. Floods

24swallow up homes and households; and childhood, age, and manhood go down in the death-dealing wave. Earth- quakes engulf cities, churches, schools, and mortals.

27Cyclones kill and destroy, desolating the green earth. This pitiless power smites with disease the good Samari- tan ministering to his neighbor's need. Even the chamber

30where the good man surrenders to death is not exempt from this law. Smoothing the pillow of pain may infect you with smallpox, according to this lawless law which

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1dooms man to die for loving his neighbor as himself, — when Christ has said that love is the fulfilling of the


Our great Ensample, Jesus of Nazareth, met and abol- ished this unrelenting false claim of matter with the

6righteous scorn and power of Spirit. When, through Mind, he restored sight to the blind, he figuratively and literally spat upon matter; and, anointing the wounded

9spirit with the great truth that God is All, he demon- strated the healing power and supremacy of the law of Life and Love.

12In the spiritual Genesis of creation, all law was vested in the Lawgiver, who was a law to Himself. In divine Science, God is One and All; and, governing Himself,

15He governs the universe. This is the law of creation: "My defense is of God, which saveth the upright in heart." And that infinite Mind governs all things. On

18this infinite Principle of freedom, God named Him- self, I AM. Error, or Adam, might give names to itself, and call Mind by the name of matter, but error could

21neither name nor demonstrate Spirit. The name, I AM, indicated no personality that could be paralleled with it; but it did declare a mighty individuality,

24even the everlasting Father, as infinite consciousness, ever-presence, omnipotence; as all law, Life, Truth, and Love.

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