Concord ExpressA Christian Science Study Resource
15 Man is the offspring and idea of the Supreme Being, whose law is perfect and infinite. In obedience to this law, man is forever unfolding the endless beatitudes of 18Being; for he is the image and likeness of infinite Life, Truth, and Love.
Infinite progression is concrete being, which finite 21mortals see and comprehend only as abstract glory. As mortal mind, or the material sense of life, is put off, the spiritual sense and Science of being is brought to 24light.
Mortal mind is a myth; the one Mind is immortal. A mythical or mortal sense of existence is consumed 27as a moth, in the treacherous glare of its own flame — the errors which devour it. Immortal Mind is God, immortal good; in whom the Scripture saith “we live, 30and move, and have our being.” This Mind, then, is not subject to growth, change, or diminution, but is the divine 83 83:1intelligence, or Principle, of all real being; holding man forever in the rhythmic round of unfolding bliss, 3as a living witness to and perpetual idea of inexhaustible good.
In your book, Science and Health,1 page 181, you 6say: “Every sin is the author of itself, and every invalid the cause of his own sufferings.” On page 182 you say: “Sickness is a growth of illusion, spring‐9ing from a seed of thought, — either your own thought or another’s.” Will you please explain this seeming contradiction?