18verdict of experience: We have need of these things; we have need to know that the so-called pleasures and pains of matter — yea, that all subjective states of false sensa-
21tion — are unreal.
"And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when
24the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel." (Matt. xix. 28.) What is meant
It is the appearing of divine law to human under- standing; the spiritualization that comes from spiritual
30sense in contradistinction to the testimony of the so- called material senses. The phenomena of Spirit in
1Christian Science, and the divine correspondence of noumenon and phenomenon understood, are here signi-
3fied. This new-born sense subdues not only the false sense of generation, but the human will, and the un- natural enmity of mortal man toward God. It quickly
6imparts a new apprehension of the true basis of being, and the spiritual foundation for the affections which en- throne the Son of man in the glory of his Father; and
9judges, through the stern mandate of Science, all human systems of etiology and teleology.
If God does not recognize matter, how did Jesus, who was
12"the way, the truth, and the life," cognize it?
Christ Jesus' sense of matter was the opposite of that which mortals entertain: his nativity was a spiritual and
15immortal sense of the ideal world. His earthly mission was to translate substance into its original meaning, Mind. He walked upon the waves; he turned the water
18into wine; he healed the sick and the sinner; he raised the dead, and rolled away the stone from the door of his own tomb. His demonstration of Spirit virtually van-
21quished matter and its supposed laws. Walking the wave, he proved the fallacy of the theory that matter is substance; healing through Mind, he removed any sup-