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nature of the infinite. They also indicate the divine
Principle of scientific being, the intelligent relation of God
to man and the universe.
VIII. Father-Mother is the name for Deity, which indicates
His tender relationship to His spiritual creation.
As the apostle expressed it in words which he
quoted with approbation from a classic poet:
"For we are also His offspring."
(-9- The Son of God)
IX. Jesus was born of Mary. Christ is the true idea
voicing good, the divine message from God to men speaking
to the human consciousness. The Christ
is incorporeal, spiritual, - yea, the divine
image and likeness, dispelling the illusions of the senses;
the Way, the Truth, and the Life, healing the sick and
casting out evils, destroying sin, disease, and death. As
Paul says: "There is one God, and one mediator between
God and men, the man Christ Jesus." The corporeal
man Jesus was human.
(-10- Holy Ghost or Comforter)
X. Jesus demonstrated Christ; he proved that Christ
is the divine idea of God - the Holy Ghost,
or Comforter, revealing the divine Principle,
Love, and leading into all truth.
(-11- Christ Jesus)
XI. Jesus was the son of a virgin. He was appointed
to speak God's word and to appear to mortals in such
a form of humanity as they could understand
as well as perceive. Mary's conception of
him was spiritual, for only purity could reflect Truth
and Love, which were plainly incarnate in the good and
pure Christ Jesus. He expressed the highest type of
divinity, which a fleshly form could express in that age.
Into the real and ideal man the fleshly element cannot
enter. Thus it is that Christ illustrates the coincidence,