Concord ExpressA Christian Science Study Resource
Whoever uses his developed mental powers like an es‐caped felon to commit fresh atrocities as opportunity oc‐24Evil let loosecurs is never safe. God will arrest him. Di‐vine justice will manacle him. His sins will be millstones about his neck, weighing him down to the 27depths of ignominy and death. The aggravation of er‐ror foretells its doom, and confirms the ancient axiom: “Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.”
30The misuse of mental power The distance from ordinary medical prac‐tice to Christian Science is full many a league in the line of light; but to go in healing from the use of 106 106:1inanimate drugs to the criminal misuse of human will-power, is to drop from the platform of common manhood 3into the very mire of iniquity, to work against the free course of honesty and justice, and to push vainly against the current running heavenward.
6 Like our nation, Christian Science has its Declaration of Independence. God has endowed man with inalien‐Proper self-government able rights, among which are self-government, 9reason, and conscience. Man is properly self-governed only when he is guided rightly and governed by his Maker, divine Truth and Love.
15 Let this age, which sits in judgment on Christian Science, sanction only such methods as are demonstrable Right methodsin Truth and known by their fruit, and classify 18all others as did St. Paul in his great epistle to the Galatians, when he wrote as follows: