Seeing Man in Science

"What am I seeing?" We should ask ourselves this question often, for frequently we aren't seeing what God sees. We know very well that He doesn't see a sick man or a lacking man or an unhappy man. But mortals do. They see, or think they do, things that have no place in true consciousness. This view of things misrepresents God and His creation. Christian Science explains that things seen by the mortal senses are illusions, not facts. It's obvious that an illusion is no more real than a belief; it's actually nothing at all. But to the believer it's something.

One of the greatest blessings Christian Science has brought to human consciousness is the revelation of man, forever in scientific relationship with God, his Father-Mother. In the textbook of Christian Science, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, writes these loved, and among Christian Scientists, well-known, lines: "Jesus beheld in Science the perfect man, who appeared to him where sinning mortal man appears to mortals. In this perfect man the Saviour saw God's own likeness, and this correct view of man healed the sick." Science and Health, pp 476, 477;

"See that ye be not troubled"
November 5, 1966

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