Upon the correctness of our answer to the question. "Who is my brother?" depends the salvation of each one of us, for it is impossible to claim the fullness of our own spiritual heritage without having the right concept of our brother.

The Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, writes in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 242), "The divine Science of man is woven into one web of consistency without seam or rent." The true concept of brotherhood is included in spiritual-mindedness, and the garment of the Christ-consciousness must truly be woven without "seam or rent." How important it is then that we gain the right concept of our brother as well as of ourselves! For the utilization of this understanding in our daily experiences will bring us the reward of fidelity to divine Truth— ever-increasing harmony, joy, and fruition.

From the beginning of time, sin, discord, and failure have resulted from human ignorance of man's true nature and heritage as the veritable son of God. Believing in mortal man as a creator, mankind has generally accepted an erroneous and counterfeit concept of creation, rather than the truth of being as found in the first chapter of Genesis, where we read, "And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness."

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August 13, 1949

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