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    The Supreme Bench decides in favor of intelligence, that no law outside of divine Mind can punish or reward Mortal 27Man. Your personal jurors in the Court of Error are myths. Your attorney, False Belief, is an impostor, persuading Mortal Minds to return a verdict contrary to law 30and gospel. The plaintiff, Personal Sense, is recorded in our Book of books as a liar. Our great Teacher of mental jurisprudence speaks of him also as “a murderer from the 33beginning.” We have no trials for sickness before the tri442442:1bunal of divine Spirit. There, Man is adjudged innocent of transgressing physical laws, because there are no such 3laws. Our statute is spiritual, our Government is divine. “Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?”

    The Jury of Spiritual Senses agreed at once upon a 6verdict, and there resounded throughout the vast audience-Divine verdictchamber of Spirit the cry, Not guilty. Then the prisoner rose up regenerated, strong, free. 9We noticed, as he shook hands with his counsel, Christian Science, that all sallowness and debility had disappeared. His form was erect and commanding, his 12countenance beaming with health and happiness. Divine Love had cast out fear. Mortal Man, no longer sick and in prison, walked forth, his feet “beautiful upon the 15mountains,” as of one “that bringeth good tidings.”

    Neither animal magnetism nor hypnotism enters into the practice of Christian Science, in which truth cannot 18Christ the great physicianbe reversed, but the reverse of error is true. An improved belief cannot retrograde. When Christ changes a belief of sin or of sickness into 21a better belief, then belief melts into spiritual understanding, and sin, disease, and death disappear. Christ, Truth, gives mortals temporary food and clothing until the ma24terial, transformed with the ideal, disappears, and man is clothed and fed spiritually. St. Paul says, “Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling:” Jesus 27said, “Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” This truth is Christian Science.

30    Christian Scientists, be a law to yourselves that mental malpractice cannot harm you either when asleep or when awake.

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