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    The compounded minerals or aggregated substances composing the earth, the relations which constituent 18Spiritual translationmasses hold to each other, the magnitudes, distances, and revolutions of the celestial bodies, are of no real importance, when we remember 21that they all must give place to the spiritual fact by the translation of man and the universe back into Spirit. In proportion as this is done, man and the universe will be 24found harmonious and eternal.

    Material substances or mundane formations, astronomical calculations, and all the paraphernalia of specu27lative theories, based on the hypothesis of material law or life and intelligence resident in matter, will ultimately vanish, swallowed up in the infinite calculus of 30Spirit.

    Spiritual sense is a conscious, constant capacity to understand God. It shows the superiority of faith by works 210 210:1over faith in words. Its ideas are expressed only in “new tongues;” and these are interpreted by the translation of 3the spiritual original into the language which human thought can comprehend.

    The Principle and proof of Christianity are discerned 6by spiritual sense. They are set forth in Jesus’ demonJesus’ disregard of matterstrations, which show — by his healing the sick, casting out evils, and destroying death, 9“the last enemy that shall be destroyed,” — his disregard of matter and its so-called laws.

    Knowing that Soul and its attributes were forever 12manifested through man, the Master healed the sick, gave sight to the blind, hearing to the deaf, feet to the lame, thus bringing to light the scientific action of the 15divine Mind on human minds and bodies and giving a better understanding of Soul and salvation. Jesus healed sickness and sin by one and the same metaphysical 18process.

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