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    Human resistance to divine Science weakens in pro330330:1portion as mortals give up error for Truth and the understanding of being supersedes mere belief. Until the 3The hopeful outlookauthor of this book learned the vastness of Christian Science, the fixedness of mortal illusions, and the human hatred of Truth, she cherished 6sanguine hopes that Christian Science would meet with immediate and universal acceptance.

    When the following platform is understood and the 9letter and the spirit bear witness, the infallibility of divine metaphysics will be demonstrated.

    I. God is infinite, the only Life, substance, Spirit, or 12Soul, the only intelligence of the universe, including man. The deific supremacyEye hath neither seen God nor His image and likeness. Neither God nor the perfect man 15can be discerned by the material senses. The individuality of Spirit, or the infinite, is unknown, and thus a knowledge of it is left either to human conjecture or to the 18revelation of divine Science.

    II. God is what the Scriptures declare Him to be, — Life, Truth, Love. Spirit is divine Principle, and divine 21The deific definitionsPrinciple is Love, and Love is Mind, and Mind is not both good and bad, for God is Mind; therefore there is in reality one Mind only, be24cause there is one God.

    III. The notion that both evil and good are real is a delusion of material sense, which Science annihilates. 27Evil obsoleteEvil is nothing, no thing, mind, nor power. As manifested by mankind it stands for a lie, nothing claiming to be something, — for lust, dishonesty, 30selfishness, envy, hypocrisy, slander, hate, theft, adultery, murder, dementia, insanity, inanity, devil, hell, with all the etceteras that word includes.

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