Speeding the Course of Justice

Man is never a litigant. To one involved in a court hearing this statement could seem irresponsible and unrealistic. Yet spiritually viewed, it is true and practical. Understood and applied, it can help bring any hearing to a quick and fair conclusion.

What does it mean to say man is never a litigant? It means that man, identified as God's offspring, as a spiritual idea in the one infinite Mind, is never engaged in legal contest or dispute. Man's freedom, security, and resources do not depend on rights that need to be established and protected at law. All man is and has and does are reflections of his divine source. They are established from all eternity by unchallenged spiritual law and are eternally maintained by this same law. Indestructible, inviolate, and inalienable, they belong to man's eternal nature.

Every individual, as God's spiritual idea, is directly related to his divine source. He reflects the divine infinitude, flawlessly in order. God's ideas, therefore, cannot find themselves on collision courses, become engaged in conflict. There can be no claim and counterclaim in the presence of infinite good, God. In God's presence there can be no dispute, physical, mental, or legal.

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October 16, 1976

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