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15    At all times and under all circumstances, overcome evil with good. Know thyself, and God will supply The armor of divinitythe wisdom and the occasion for a victory 18over evil. Clad in the panoply of Love, human hatred cannot reach you. The cement of a higher humanity will unite all interests in the one 21divinity.

    Through trope and metaphor, the Revelator, immortal scribe of Spirit and of a true idealism, furnishes the 24Pure religion enthronedmirror in which mortals may see their own image. In significant figures he depicts the thoughts which he beholds in mortal mind. Thus he 27rebukes the conceit of sin, and foreshadows its doom. With his spiritual strength, he has opened wide the gates of glory, and illumined the night of paganism with the 30sublime grandeur of divine Science, outshining sin, sorcery, lust, and hypocrisy. He takes away mitre and sceptre. He enthrones pure and undefiled religion, and lifts on 572 572:1high only those who have washed their robes white in obedience and suffering.

3    Thus we see, in both the first and last books of the Bible, — in Genesis and in the Apocalypse, — that sin Native nothingness of sinis to be Christianly and scientifically reduced 6to its native nothingness. “Love one another” (I John, iii. 23), is the most simple and profound counsel of the inspired writer. In Science we are chil9dren of God; but whatever is of material sense, or mortal, belongs not to His children, for materiality is the inverted image of spirituality.

12    Love fulfils the law of Christian Science, and nothing short of this divine Principle, understood and demonFulfilment of the Lawstrated, can ever furnish the vision of the 15Apocalypse, open the seven seals of error with Truth, or uncover the myriad illusions of sin, sickness, and death. Under the supremacy of Spirit, it will be seen 18and acknowledged that matter must disappear.

    In Revelation xxi. 1 we read: — 

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