Concord ExpressA Christian Science Study Resource
30 Divine Love blesses its own ideas, and causes them to multiply, — to manifest His power. Man is not made 518 518:1to till the soil. His birthright is dominion, not sub‐Birthright of manjection. He is lord of the belief in earth 3and heaven, — himself subordinate alone to his Maker. This is the Science of being.
Genesis i. 29, 30. And God said, Behold, I have given 6you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. And to every 9beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to everything that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it 12was so.
God gives the lesser idea of Himself for a link to the greater, and in return, the higher always protects the 15Assistance in brotherhoodlower. The rich in spirit help the poor in one grand brotherhood, all having the same Principle, or Father; and blessed is that man who seeth 18his brother’s need and supplieth it, seeking his own in another’s good. Love giveth to the least spiritual idea might, immortality, and goodness, which shine through 21all as the blossom shines through the bud. All the varied expressions of God reflect health, holiness, immortality — infinite Life, Truth, and Love.
27 The divine Principle, or Spirit, comprehends and ex‐presses all, and all must therefore be as perfect as the divine Principle is perfect. Nothing is new to Spirit. 519 519:1Nothing can be novel to eternal Mind, the author of all things, who from all eternity knoweth His own ideas. 3Perfection of creationDeity was satisfied with His work. How could He be otherwise, since the spiritual creation was the outgrowth, the emanation, of His infinite self-6containment and immortal wisdom?