Substance versus symbols

In today's world, material possessions and human achievements are widely looked upon as marks of success. But are these, of themselves, substance? To answer this question we first need to understand the nature of true substance.

In Christian Science, substance is understood to be that which is indestructible and eternal. God, Spirit, is substance. God's spiritual creation, man and the universe, reflects the substance of God, good.

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"Get thee behind me," sleep!
July 17, 1978
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