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dark, but through his verse the gods became alive in a
nation's belief. Pagan worship began with muscularity,
but the law of Sinai lifted thought into the
song of David. Moses advanced a nation to
the worship of God in Spirit instead of matter, and illustrated
the grand human capacities of being bestowed
by immortal Mind.
(A mortal not man)
Whoever is incompetent to explain Soul would be wise
not to undertake the explanation of body. Life is, always
has been, and ever will be independent of
matter; for Life is God, and man is the idea
of God, not formed materially but spiritually, and not
subject to decay and dust. The Psalmist said: "Thou
madest him to have dominion over the works of Thy
hands. Thou hast put all things under his feet."
The great truth in the Science of being, that the real
man was, is, and ever shall be perfect, is incontrovertible;
for if man is the image, reflection, of God, he is neither
inverted nor subverted, but upright and Godlike.
The suppositional antipode of divine infinite Spirit
is the so-called human soul or spirit, in other words
the five senses, - the flesh that warreth against Spirit.
These so-called material senses must yield to the infinite
Spirit, named God.
St. Paul said: "For I determined not to know anything
among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified."
(I Cor. ii. 2.) Christian Science says: I am determined
not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and