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27of creation, is by no means a creative partner in the firm of error, named matter, or mortal mind. He elucidates His own idea, wherein Principle and idea, God and man,

30are not one, but are inseparable as cause and effect. If one, who could say which that "one" was?

His ways are not as our ways. The divine modes

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1and manifestations are not those of the material senses; for instance, intelligent matter, or mortal mind, material

3birth, growth, and decay: they are the forever-existing realities of divine Science; wherein God and man are perfect, and man's reason is at rest in God's wisdom, —

6who comprehends and reflects all real mode, form, indi- viduality, identity.

Scholastic dogma has made men blind. Christ's logos

9gives sight to these blind, ears to these deaf, feet to these lame, — physically, morally, spiritually. Theologians make the mortal mistake of believing that God, having

12made all, made evil; but the Scriptures declare that all that He made was good. Then, was evil part and parcel of His creation?

15Philosophy hypothetically regards creation as its own creator, puts cause into effect, and out of nothing would create something, whose noumenon is mortal mind,

18with its phenomenon matter, — an evil mind already doomed, whose modes are material manifestations of evil, and that continually, until self-extinguished by

21suffering!

Here revelation must come to the rescue of mortals, to remove this mental millstone that is dragging them

24downward, and refute erring reason with the spiritual cosmos and Science of Soul. We all must find shelter from the storm and tempest in the tabernacle of Spirit.

27Truth is won through Science or suffering: O vain mor- tals! which shall it be? And suffering has no reward, except when it is necessary to prevent sin or reform

30the sinner. And pleasure is no crime except when it strengthens the influence of bad inclinations or lessens the activities of virtue. The more nearly an erring so-

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1called mind approaches purity, the more conscious it becomes of its own unreality, and of the great reality of

3divine Mind and true happiness.

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