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1precludes the presence of evil. This verity annuls the tes- timony of the senses, which say that sin is an evil power,

3and substance is perishable. Intelligent Spirit, Soul, is substance, far more impregnable and solid than matter; for one is temporal, while the other is eternal, the ultimate

6and predicate of being.

Mortality, materiality, and destructive forces, such as sin, disease, and death, mortals virtually name substance;

9but these are the substance of things not hoped for. For lack of knowing what substance is, the senses say vaguely: "The substance of life is sorrow and mortality; for who

12knoweth the substance of good?" In Science, form and individuality are never lost, thoughts are outlined, indi- vidualized ideas, which dwell forever in the divine Mind

15as tangible, true substance, because eternally conscious. Unlike mortal mind, which must be ever in bondage, the eternal Mind is free, unlimited, and knows not the


Neither does the temporal know the eternal. Mortal man, as mind or matter, is neither the pattern nor Maker

21of immortal man. Any inference of the divine derived from the human, either as mind or body, hides the actual power, presence, and individuality of God.

24Jesus' personality in the flesh, so far as material sense could discern it, was like that of other men; but Science exchanges this human concept of Jesus for the divine

27ideal, his spiritual individuality that reflected the Im- manuel, or "God with us." This God was not outlined. He was too mighty for that. He was eternal Life, infinite

30Truth and Love. The individuality is embraced in Mind, therefore is forever with the Father. Hence the Scrip- ture, "I am a God at hand, saith the Lord." Even while

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1his personality was on earth and in anguish, his individual being, the Christ, was at rest in the eternal harmony.

3His unseen individuality, so superior to that which was seen, was not subject to the temptations of the flesh, to laws material, to death, or the grave. Formed and gov-

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