Christian Science Bible Lessons
GOD THE PRESERVER OF MAN.
- Section 2 -
(Definition of man)
The Science of being reveals man as perfect, even as the Father
is perfect, because the Soul, or Mind, of the spiritual man is
God, the divine Principle of all being, and because this real man
is governed by Soul instead of sense, by the law of Spirit, not by
the so-called laws of matter.
304:14 Chapter 10: Science of Being
(Man inseparable from Love)
The perfect man - governed by God, his perfect Principle - is
sinless and eternal.
470:21-23 Chapter 14: Recapitulation
Question 10. - What is Mind?
ADAM = Nothingness.
God is the creator of man, and, the divine Principle of man
remaining perfect, the divine idea or reflection, man, remains
475:28-31 Chapter 14: Recapitulation
Question 14. - What is man?
ADAM = That which is not the image and likeness of good, but a
material belief, opposed to the one Mind, or Spirit.
Man is incapable of sin, sickness, and death. The real man
cannot depart from holiness, nor can God, by whom man is evolved,
engender the capacity or freedom to sin.
481:2 Chapter 14: Recapitulation
Question 16. - Does brain think, and do nerves feel, and is
there intelligence in matter?
ADAM = A product of nothing as the mimicry of something.
(Vapor and nothingness)
Man is tributary to God, Spirit, and to nothing else. God's
being is infinity, freedom, harmony, and boundless bliss. "Where
the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." Like the
archpriests of yore, man is free "to enter into the holiest," -
the realm of God.
516:19 Chapter 15: Genesis
(Love imparts beauty)
Man, made in His likeness, possesses and reflects God's dominion
over all the earth. Man and woman as coexistent and eternal with
God forever reflect, in glorified quality, the infinite