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12it in both evil and good, in matter as well as Spirit? If so, we are literally and practically denying that God, good, is supreme, all power and presence, and are turn-

15ing away from the only living and true God, to "lords many and gods many."

Where art thou, O mortal! who turnest away from

18the divine source of being, — calling on matter to work out the problem of Mind, to aid in understanding and securing the sweet harmonies of Spirit that relate to the

21universe, including man?

Paul asked: "What communion hath light with dark- ness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial?" The

24worshippers of Baal worshipped the sun. They believed that something besides God had authority and power, could heal and bless; that God wrought through matter

27— by means of that which does not reflect Him in a single quality or quantity! — the grand realities of Mind, thus to exemplify the power of Truth and Love.

30The ancient Chaldee hung his destiny out upon the heavens; but ancient or modern Christians, instructed in divine Science, know that the prophet better understood

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1Him who said: "He doeth according to His will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth;

3and none can stay His hand, or say unto Him, What doest Thou?"

Astrology is well in its place, but this place is second-

6ary. Necromancy has no foundation, — in fact, no intelligence; and the belief that it has, deceives itself. Whatever simulates power and Truth in matter, does this

9as a lie declaring itself, that mortals' faith in matter may have the effect of power; but when the whole fabrication is found to be a lie, away goes all its supposed power and


Why do Christian Scientists treat disease as disease, since there is no disease?

15This is done only as one gives the lie to a lie; because it is a lie, without one word of Truth in it. You must find error to be nothing: then, and only then, do you

18handle it in Science. The diabolism of suppositional evil at work in the name of good, is a lie of the highest degree of nothingness: just reduce this falsity to its proper

21denomination, and you have done with it.

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