"The Christian Scientist," writes Mary Baker Eddy, "has enlisted to lessen evil, disease, and death; and he will overcome them by understanding their nothingness and the allness of God. or good" (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 450). The teachings of Christian Science are based on the spiritual fact that God is All-in-all and that evil therefore must be, and is, nothing. God cannot be All and know or tolerate something besides Himself. The allness or oneness of God is the basic scientific starting point of Christian Science. God's oneness presupposes the oneness of all God's ideas. God, Mind, is forever beholding only its own divine qualities, which bring Love's liberation.

It is a wonderful thing to learn in Christian Science that it is divinely natural for God to maintain His children impartially in perfect harmony and absolute security; to realize that God, divine Love, knows nothing of mankind's dream of materiality, with its elements of sin, disease, and death. Love is not only gentle, tender, and kind, not only peaceful, calm, and comforting, but it is also demanding, requiring, and supplying, strengthening, invigorating, and empowering; it is life-preserving, health-giving, and joy-bestowing. Truly Love never fails!

Because there is but one omnipotence, there can be but one omniaction. What except the power and activity of God's love expressed to our fellow men will finally destroy the misguided motives that seemingly endanger the freedom of the world today. Where except in a correct understanding of God and His Christ can deliverance from the spirit of the anti-Christ be realized? Mankind cannot withstand the coming of spiritual enlightenment, before which the adamant of material views dissolves. The signs of this yielding are manifold, showing decisively that humanity is awakening from the mist of materialism.

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