Mary Baker Eddy

founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)

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A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin, lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men sick, sinful, or mortal.Rate it:
Audible prayer can never do the works of spiritual understanding, which regenerates; but silent prayer, watchfulness, and devout obedience enable us to follow Jesus example. Long prayers, superstition, and creeds clip the strong pinions of love, and clothe religion in human forms. Whatever materializes worship hinders man's spiritual growth and keeps him from demonstrating his power over error.Rate it:
Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.Rate it:
Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.Rate it:
Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the contradiction of Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because untrue. It is that which stemma to be and is not. If error were true, its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity --namely, erroneous truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of Truth.Rate it:
Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.Rate it:
Is civilization only a higher form of idolatry, that man should bow down to a flesh-brush, to flannels, to baths, diet, exercise, and air?Rate it:
Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin.Rate it:
Spirit is the real and eternal matter is the unreal and temporal.Rate it:
To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, today is big with blessings.Rate it:
Truth is immortal; error is mortal.Rate it:

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