Christian Science Bible Lessons
- Section 1 -
(Ideas and identities)
The infinite has no beginning. This word beginning is
employed to signify the only, - that is, the eternal verity and
unity of God and man, including the universe. The creative
Principle - Life, Truth, and Love - is God. The universe reflects
God. There is but one creator and one creation. This creation
consists of the unfolding of spiritual ideas and their identities,
which are embraced in the infinite Mind and forever reflected.
These ideas range from the infinitesimal to infinity, and the
highest ideas are the sons and daughters of God.
503:20 Chapter 15: Genesis
(Mind's idea faultless)
Immortal and divine Mind presents the idea of God: first, in
light; second, in reflection; third, in spiritual and immortal
forms of beauty and goodness. But this Mind creates no element
nor symbol of discord and decay. God creates neither erring
thought, mortal life, mutable truth, nor variable love.
275:6-12 Chapter 10: Science of Being
(Spirit the starting-point)
The starting-point of divine Science is that God, Spirit, is
All-in-all, and that there is no other might nor Mind, - that God
is Love, and therefore He is divine Principle.
To grasp the reality and order of being in its Science, you must
begin by reckoning God as the divine Principle of all that really