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Man Cannot Die!
Fear is the fountain of disease. Fear is based on a false conviction that one can be separated from the Father-Mother God, that, being on his own, he might even become trapped by some inextricable situation or condition. This is a lie about man, God's likeness. It is an impossibility. For whether we accept it or not, the truth at this very moment is that God is closer than the air we are breathing. We need not enforce the hallowed union of God and man, nor can we divorce ourselves from it; it is a divinely established fact, fixed forever by our only creator, God.
Does someone believe he is fighting for his life? Let him remember that man has no life of his own to lose. Man cannot die. He is the continuing expression of divine Life, the only Life there is. Being in reality children of God we have, among other graces of Spirit, the inheritance of immortality, deathlessness. This guarantees our everlasting preservation, an opportunity for infinite progression.
To aid us in gaining a better understanding of what God is and in feeling His all-encompassing presence, Mrs. Eddy gives us a most helpful definition. In the Glossary of the textbook, Science and Health, she writes: "God. The great I Am; the all-knowing, all-seeing, all-wise, all-loving, and eternal; Principle; Mind; Soul; Spirit; Life; Truth; Love; all substance; intelligence."Science and Health, p.587;
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"In every thing give thanks"
MARI M. BRUCK
Are You Willing?
DONNA NALLEY RYBURN
"And it was so"
WM. BOYD McCARTNEY
Althea Brooks Hollenbeck
Man Cannot Die!
LOIS M. HUMPHREY
MARIE ANTOINETTE COWING
V. WINIFRED MORRIS
A Talk with Father
MIRIAM H. BINDEN
What Do You Believe?
William Milford Correll
You Can't Retire from Being Man
Alan A. Aylwin
In 1957, we were living in a small trailer park in one of the...
Ruthie Mae Sadler
Christian Science has been the only religion I have ever known...
Kathryn Helen Anderson with contributions from Paul R. Anderson
I am most grateful to have had the privilege of attending the...
Rhoda Evans with contributions from Jan Evans
RADIO PROGRAM NO. 346 - Why Prayer Heals, Part II
Robert McKinnon with contributions from Harvey Wood
Signs of the Times
with contributions from J. Russell Butcher, Thomas E. Moye