Concord ExpressA Christian Science Study Resource
Truth casts out all evils and materialistic methods 27with the actual spiritual law, — the law which gives Belief and understandingsight to the blind, hearing to the deaf, voice to the dumb, feet to the lame. If Christian 30Science dishonors human belief, it honors spir‐itual understanding; and the one Mind only is entitled to honor.
184:1 The so-called laws of health are simply laws of mortal belief. The premises being erroneous, the conclusions 3are wrong. Truth makes no laws to regulate sickness, sin, and death, for these are unknown to Truth and should not be recognized as reality.
6 Belief produces the results of belief, and the penal‐ties it affixes last so long as the belief and are insepara‐ble from it. The remedy consists in probing the trouble 9to the bottom, in finding and casting out by denial the error of belief which produces a mortal disorder, never honoring erroneous belief with the title of law nor yield‐12ing obedience to it. Truth, Life, and Love are the only legitimate and eternal demands on man, and they are spiritual lawgivers, enforcing obedience through divine 15statutes.
Controlled by the divine intelligence, man is harmoni‐ous and eternal. Whatever is governed by a false belief 18Laws of human beliefis discordant and mortal. We say man suffers from the effects of cold, heat, fatigue. This is human belief, not the truth of being, for matter cannot 21suffer. Mortal mind alone suffers, — not because a law of matter has been transgressed, but because a law of this so-called mind has been disobeyed. I have demonstrated 24this as a rule of divine Science by destroying the delusion of suffering from what is termed a fatally broken physical law.
27 A woman, whom I cured of consumption, always breathed with great difficulty when the wind was from the east. I sat silently by her side a few moments. Her 30breath came gently. The inspirations were deep and nat‐ural. I then requested her to look at the weather-vane. She looked and saw that it pointed due east. The wind 185 185:1had not changed, but her thought of it had and so her diffi‐culty in breathing had gone. The wind had not produced 3the difficulty. My metaphysical treatment changed the action of her belief on the lungs, and she never suffered again from east winds, but was restored to health.